| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:03 PM
TORONTO (Reuters) - The World Cup party may be over but the summer of soccer is just heating up in the United States as fans prepare for a European invasion by the sport's glamour clubs looking to expand their brand.
From New York to Los Angeles, some of...
| Jul 17, 2014
The 22nd annual ESPYS — ESPN's annual sports awards show — started off with cornerback Richard Sherman of Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks winning the award for Best Breakthrough Athlete.
But two of the more memorable moments came when...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Hollywood and the sports world played together nicely for ESPN's 2014 ESPYS award ceremony. The mixture of stars, stand-up comedy and speeches at the annual telecast at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre created a light yet sometimes highly emotional atmosphere...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Thursday's inaugural Kids' Choice Sports Awards, Nickelodeon's spin-off of the annual Kids' Choice Awards, went about just as well as an event for children could. Hosted by "Live! with Kelly and Michael" host and former New York Giant Michael Strahan, the...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:58 AM
Actress Blake Lively launched a lifestyle site called Preserve, and it has the look of a horror movie promotional site, writes Maggie Lange at the Cut blog. [The Cut]
Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is launching a footwear line called CR7....
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:40 PM
It makes sense the boxer who calls his fans and entourage "The Money Team" is in fact the highest-paid professional athlete in the world.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. made $105 million for 72 minutes of work in the ring, making him the highest paid athlete of...
| May 28, 2014
| 9:41 PM
Malcolm Glazer, who ascended from near-poverty as a teenager to owning the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers and international soccer powerhouse Manchester United, died Wednesday, the Buccaneers announced. He was 85.
Glazer suffered two strokes in 2006 that...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 9:55 AM
It was there for the taking.
The United States were seconds away from advancing out of the Group of Death at the World Cup with a game still to play - and then it all fell apart.
Michael Bradley gave the ball away and the FIFA World Player of the...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 6:10 PM
For 94 1/2 minutes, the U.S. transformed the peerless Cristiano Ronaldo into merely a cut above an everyday player. Not one of his shots was cause for alarm. Aside from the early pass that was poorly cleared by American defender Geoff Cameron and...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 7:10 PM
After spending four years planning and prepping for the World Cup, it can be doubly devastating to go out with an injury this close to the tournament. But a number of key players are feeling that frustration after having been ruled out — or at least...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:01 PM
The news on Jozy Altidore's strained hamstring was the same Wednesday as it was Tuesday, which is to say there's no news.
Altidore left the field on a stretcher midway through the first half of the U.S. team's opening-game win over Ghana on Monday and...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:45 AM
The U.S. soccer made the expected announcement on Thursday that forward Jozy Altidore will not play Sunday against Portugal due to a strained left hamstring.
Altidore is undergoing treatment with hopes he might return later in the tournament, but it...