Monday, July 14, 2014
Brazil's miserable World Cup campaign ended in a chorus of boos on Saturday as the hosts slumped to a 3-0 defeat against the Netherlands in the third place playoff match.
Goalkeeper Julio Cesar admitted on Saturday that his international career is over after Brazil's World Cup campaign ended in disappointment.
Despite being a tournament labeled as the return of attack-minded soccer after the caution shown in South Africa four years ago, Brazil 2014 has been a platform for the world's best goalkeepers to shine.
Louis van Gaal is hoping he can replicate the team spirit that took the Netherlands to third place at the World Cup when he arrives at Manchester United.
LeBron James finalized a two-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers Saturday with an eye towards maximizing his future salary once new TV contracts push NBA payroll limits higher, ESPN reported.
Adam Wainwright pitched seven strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals sent Milwaukee to its seventh straight loss, 10-2 on Saturday as the Brewers mourned the death of shortstop Jean Segura's young son.
The Coastal Sharks will host the Otago Highlanders and the ACT Brumbies will have home advantage against defending champions Waikato Chiefs in next weekend's opening round of the Super Rugby playoffs.
Alberto Contador ignited the yellow jersey battle on Saturday as Blel Kadri became the first home stage winner at this year's Tour de France.
Michael Phelps won the 100-meter backstroke on Saturday at the Bulldog Grand Slam, edging Ryan Lochte in another encouraging performance in his comeback.
Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe reveals he is gay in an interview set to be broadcast Sunday, according to media reports, after years of denying rumors about his sexuality.