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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 Canada, the Americans are finding success with a locked-down defense. Read »

16 minutes ago
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 »

2 hours ago
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 »

3 hours ago
World Cup Collision Sparks Concussion Concerns

World Cup Collision Sparks Concussion Concerns

Like many contact sports only recently coming to terms with the long-term risks of concussions, soccer has struggled... Read »

6 hours ago
Richards Signs 1-Year Deal With Red Wings

Richards Signs 1-Year Deal With Red Wings

Brad Richards had said that he'd be willing to explore coming back to the Chicago Blackhawks, but on Wednesday... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Reports: Butler Re-Signs for 5 Years With Bulls

Reports: Butler Re-Signs for 5 Years With Bulls

After a lot of speculation about his future, Jimmy Butler is reportedly headed back to the Chicago Bulls with a new... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
California Push Would Make Pro Cheerleaders Team Employees

California Push Would Make Pro Cheerleaders Team Employees

They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by appearing in calendars and at fan events, but some... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Blackhawks Announce Dates for 2015 Prospect Camp

Blackhawks Announce Dates for 2015 Prospect Camp

The Chicago Blackhawks have plenty of young prospects that could make an impact on their NHL roster next season, and... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
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Saad a "Little Bit Shocked" by Trade to Blue Jackets

Brandon Saad was unexpectedly traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night, and the winger admitted that he... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Hawks Sign Tikhonov to 1-Year Deal

Hawks Sign Tikhonov to 1-Year Deal

The Chicago Blackhawks have added another forward to the mix on Wednesday, signing Viktor Tikhonov to a one-year... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Reports: Dunleavy Signs Three-Year Deal With Bulls

Reports: Dunleavy Signs Three-Year Deal With Bulls

The Chicago Bulls will look to play a more up-tempo offense under Fred Hoiberg next season, and Mike Dunleavy will... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
2015 NHL Free Agency Live Blog

2015 NHL Free Agency Live Blog

Want to keep up on all of the latest signings in the NHL as free agency begins? Then Madhouse Enforcer has you... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Anisimov Signs Five-Year Deal With Hawks

Anisimov Signs Five-Year Deal With Hawks

Less than 24 hours after being acquired by the Chicago Blackhawks, center Artem Anisimov has agreed to a five-year... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Opinion: Saad Trade Not Ideal, But Good Enough

Opinion: Saad Trade Not Ideal, But Good Enough

In a perfect world, the Chicago Blackhawks wouldn't have had to trade away a young star in the making, but despite... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Where the Saad Trade Leaves the Hawks

Where the Saad Trade Leaves the Hawks

Now that the Chicago Blackhawks have made the surprising decision to ship Brandon Saad to Columbus, where does the... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Maddon Hired Magician Ahead of Cubs 1-0 Win

Maddon Hired Magician Ahead of Cubs 1-0 Win

Hoping to make a hitting slump disappear, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon tried a trick. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Japan Faces Upstart England in Women's World Cup Semifinal

Japan Faces Upstart England in Women's World Cup Semifinal

Coach Norio Sasaki can say whatever he wants in suggesting his Japanese players are superior to England's. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
U.S. Prevails in 2-0 Victory Over Top-Ranked Germany

U.S. Prevails in 2-0 Victory Over Top-Ranked Germany

The United States went on to beat Germany 2-0 on a penalty kick from Carli Lloyd and a late goal from Kelley O'Hara,... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
U.S. Triumphs Over Germany, 2-0

U.S. Triumphs Over Germany, 2-0

The Women's World Cup semifinal clash between top-ranked Germany and the second-ranked United States features two of... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Phil Mickelson Is Gambling Client in Laundering Case: Sources

Phil Mickelson Is Gambling Client in Laundering Case: Sources

Championship golfer Phil Mickelson is the "unnamed gambling client" who wired $2.7 million to a man... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
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