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Vice President Biden to Attend the Women's World Cup Final
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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 Sunday. Read »

6 hours ago
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
Cain Gives Up 5 in Return to Rotation

Cain Gives Up 5 in Return to Rotation

The Giants anticipate better days ahead for Matt Cain and hope his first start this season was about knocking the... 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 »

5 hours ago
Raiders' Offensive Line May be Team's Undervalued Strength

Raiders' Offensive Line May be Team's Undervalued Strength

Tice singles out guard Gabe Jackson as a rising star Read »

Jul 2, 2015
Dawson: Age, New Holder Won't Be a Problem

Dawson: Age, New Holder Won't Be a Problem

New punter Bradley Pinion will hold for Dawson in 2015, plus challenge him for kickoff duties 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 1, 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
Marlins Stun Giants with Walk-Off Win

Marlins Stun Giants with Walk-Off Win

The Giants carried a 5-3 lead into the ninth inning, but Justin Bour hit a three-run walk-off home run to lift the... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
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 »

Jul 1, 2015
LA Mayor Talks NFL Franchises With Chargers, Raiders

LA Mayor Talks NFL Franchises With Chargers, Raiders

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti met with officials from the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders on Tuesday to... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Cowherd: Harbaugh Interview a

Cowherd: Harbaugh Interview a "Clunker"

Jim Harbaugh’s radio “interview” Thursday morning with ESPN’s Colin Cowherd was short on information, to be sure. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Cheerleaders Poised to Be Team Employees

Cheerleaders Poised to Be 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
Some Reports Indicate McGloin Could be Traded

Some Reports Indicate McGloin Could be Traded

Third-year pro might be a luxury that Oakland can't afford if Ponder proves to be a solid backup to Carr Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Niners' Bush Could be Impact Player on Punt Returns

Niners' Bush Could be Impact Player on Punt Returns

Hayne has some potential, but hasn't yet played an NFL game 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
Giants Fall in Final Game of Injury-Filled Month

Giants Fall in Final Game of Injury-Filled Month

The Giants ended with a record below .500 for June, but with all the injuries that they endured over the month... Read »

Jun 30, 2015

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