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FIFA Bans Former World Cup Inspector for 7 Years
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FIFA Bans Former World Cup Inspector for 7 Years

FIFA has banned the official it chose to inspect 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosting candidates for breaking ethics rules. FIFA says Harold Mayne-Nicholls of Chile is barred from "any kind of football-related activity at national and international level" for seven years. Read »

24 minutes ago
Serena Beats Venus in 2 Sets in 4th Round at Wimbledon

Serena Beats Venus in 2 Sets in 4th Round at Wimbledon

Serena Williams extended her mastery over big sister Venus, and kept alive her bid for Grand Slam history. Read »

4 hours ago
Coghlan, Hendricks Lead Cubs to 2-0 Win Over Marlins

Coghlan, Hendricks Lead Cubs to 2-0 Win Over Marlins

Kyle Hendricks (4-4) allowed five hits, walked one and struck out six in 7 1-3 innings in Chicago's 2-0 win Sunday... Read »

Jul 6, 2015
White Sox 4-Game Winning Streak Ended by O's

White Sox 4-Game Winning Streak Ended by O's

The last-place White Sox committed four errors and trailed by four runs before they scored in their 9-1 loss to the... Read »

Jul 6, 2015
Carli Lloyd Becomes Captain America for U.S. Women

Carli Lloyd Becomes Captain America for U.S. Women

For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd's Wikipedia page listed her position as "President of the United... Read »

6 hours ago
McIlroy Ruptures Ligament in Ankle While Playing Soccer

McIlroy Ruptures Ligament in Ankle While Playing Soccer

World number one Rory McIlroy has ruptured a ligament in his left ankle while playing soccer less than two weeks... Read »

Jul 6, 2015
WATCH: Dramatic NASCAR Crash That Hurt Fans

WATCH: Dramatic NASCAR Crash That Hurt Fans

A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon's safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory... Read »

5 hours ago
Hope Solo Wins Golden Glove Award

Hope Solo Wins Golden Glove Award

Hope Solo walked out of BC Place on Sunday night with two pieces of coveted hardware and for the time being, more... Read »

Jul 6, 2015
Kyle Busch Brushes Wall in 1st Daytona Race Since Crash

Kyle Busch Brushes Wall in 1st Daytona Race Since Crash

Kyle Busch brushed the wall early in his first race at Daytona International Speedway since breaking his right leg... Read »

Jul 6, 2015
Fans Shower Jeff Gordon With Praise Before Final Daytona Race

Fans Shower Jeff Gordon With Praise Before Final Daytona Race

As rain delayed his final race at Daytona International Speedway, four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon was showered... Read »

Jul 5, 2015

Top Photos: U.S. Wins 2015 World Cup

The United States defeated Japan 5-2 to win the 2015 World Cup in Vancouver. View »

Jul 6, 2015
U.S.A Win's Women World Cup, 5-2

U.S.A Win's Women World Cup, 5-2

The United States has won its third Women's World Cup title and first since 1999 with a 5-2 victory over Japan on... Read »

Jul 6, 2015
Cubs/Sox Doubleheader a Baseball Lover's Dream

Cubs/Sox Doubleheader a Baseball Lover's Dream

Thanks to some ideal scheduling, fans were able to check out the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox in home games... Read »

2 hours ago
NASCAR Fans Defend Confederate Flag at Daytona

NASCAR Fans Defend Confederate Flag at Daytona

Steven Rebenstorf has numerous flags flying atop his canopy tent inside Daytona International Speedway. The... Read »

Jul 6, 2015
Brother of White Sox Eaton Surprises Him on Field

Brother of White Sox Eaton Surprises Him on Field

The brother of White Sox center fielder Adam Eaton surprised him on the field before Saturday's game in an emotional... Read »

Jul 5, 2015
Wimbledon: All-Williams Matchup Headlines Monday's Action

Wimbledon: All-Williams Matchup Headlines Monday's Action

That's what will happen Monday when Serena Williams plays older sister Venus Williams for the sixth time at the... Read »

Jul 5, 2015
Bryant's Grand Slam, 2 Homers Lead Cubs Over Marlins

Bryant's Grand Slam, 2 Homers Lead Cubs Over Marlins

Bryant hit two early homers and drove in six runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 7-2 victory over the Miami Marlins. Read »

Jul 5, 2015
Rico Abreu Gets 1st Stock Car Win

Rico Abreu Gets 1st Stock Car Win

Abreu set a track record in winning the pole for Saturday night's NASCAR K&N Pro Series East event. He then held Read »

Jul 5, 2015
Tour de France: Dennis Wins 1st Stage in Style

Tour de France: Dennis Wins 1st Stage in Style

Rohan Dennis won the first stage of the Tour de France in record speed in the individual time trial on Saturday... Read »

Jul 5, 2015
U.S. Women Look to Reclaim Victory in World Cup Final

U.S. Women Look to Reclaim Victory in World Cup Final

The Americans get a rematch against Japan on Sunday when the teams meet again in the final, this time in Canada. The Read »

Jul 5, 2015

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