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Aussie Coach Has Advice for Defeating Japan
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Aussie Coach Has Advice for Defeating Japan

Familiar with their Asian rivals, Australian Stajcic said the key was pressuring Japan's ball carriers and clogging up the middle so they couldn't generate chances off their crisp-passing attack. Read »

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NASCAR Distances Itself From Donald Trump

NASCAR Distances Itself From Donald Trump

NASCAR is the latest corporation to distance itself from Donald Trump. On the same day one of its top sponsors... Read »

Jul 4, 2015
Wimbledon Headband Fails Wimbledon Dress Code

Wimbledon Headband Fails Wimbledon Dress Code

Flamboyant 20-year-old Australian Nick Kyrgios came out for his second set at Wimbledon Friday wearing a headband in... Read »

Jul 4, 2015
A-Rod Gets Ball from 3,000th Hit

A-Rod Gets Ball from 3,000th Hit

Alex Rodriguez is finally getting the home run ball from his 3,000th hit. Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Busch Blames Keselowski for Daytona Crash

Busch Blames Keselowski for Daytona Crash

Kyle Busch was involved in a multi-car crash at Daytona International Speedway, where he returned Friday for the... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Home Runs, Koehler Lift Marlins to 2-1 Win Over Cubs

Home Runs, Koehler Lift Marlins to 2-1 Win Over Cubs

Justin Bour and Christian Yelich homered and the Miami Marlins got six impressive innings from Tom Koehler in a 2-1... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Serena Williams Battles Back to Beat Watson at Wimbledon

Serena Williams Battles Back to Beat Watson at Wimbledon

Pushed to the absolute limit, Serena Williams once again found a way to win. Down 3-0 and 5-4 in the third set... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Blue Jackets Sign Saad for 6 Years

Blue Jackets Sign Saad for 6 Years

The Columbus Blue Jackets made it clear when they traded for Brandon Saad that they intended to sign him to a... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
PHOTO: 2016 Olympic Torch Unveiled

PHOTO: 2016 Olympic Torch Unveiled

Rio de Janeiro organizers unveiled the Olympic torch for the 2016 Games on Friday, saying it brings together... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Bowman Says Team Interested in Oduya Return

Bowman Says Team Interested in Oduya Return

The Chicago Blackhawks have some salary cap issues that they have to address, but they might clear some room to... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Desjardins Re-Signs With Blackhawks: Reports

Desjardins Re-Signs With Blackhawks: Reports

The Chicago Blackhawks added another veteran winger to the roster on Friday, reportedly re-signing Andrew Desjardins... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Vice President Biden to Attend the Women's World Cup Final

Vice President Biden to Attend the Women's World Cup Final

Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, will cheer on the United States in the Women's World Cup final on... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Chicago Great-Grandmother Takes On Senior Olympic Games

Chicago Great-Grandmother Takes On Senior Olympic Games

Meet 81-year-old Edwina Dennis: mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and senior Olympic basketball player. Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Contador Eyes 3rd Tour de France Title

Contador Eyes 3rd Tour de France Title

Tour de France contender Alberto Contador's serious-looking face cracked into a beaming smile during a lighthearted... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Nadal Stunned by 102nd-Ranked Brown

Nadal Stunned by 102nd-Ranked Brown

Two-time champion Rafael Nadal is making another early exit from Wimbledon, after losing in the second round to... Read »

Jul 2, 2015
NASCAR Tracks Ask Fans to Not Fly Confederate Flag

NASCAR Tracks Ask Fans to Not Fly Confederate Flag

NASCAR's national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Chicago-Area Brewery Names Beer After Toews

Chicago-Area Brewery Names Beer After Toews

A Chicago-area brewery now has a Hawk-y beer on tap. Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Defense Helps U.S. Team to The Women's World Cup Final

Defense Helps U.S. Team to The Women's World Cup Final

It used to be that the U.S. women's national team was known more for its fierce attack. For the Women's World Cup in Read »

Jul 2, 2015
U.S. Soccer Team Reacts to Facing Japan in Final

U.S. Soccer Team Reacts to Facing Japan in Final

Bring it on. That's how the U.S. women's soccer team reacted Wednesday night to learning that Japan would be the... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Japan Advances to Final on England's Own Goal, 2-1

Japan Advances to Final on England's Own Goal, 2-1

Laura Bassett scored the deciding goal in England's World Cup semifinal match against Japan — it was just against... Read »

Jul 1, 2015

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