Nearly 100 rampaging Chilean fans busted through a security checkpoint at the Maracana stadium Wednesday, running through a large media room and breaking down walls trying to find a way into the sold-out Spain-Chile game.
Tony Gwynn, the Hall of Famer with a sweet left-handed swing who spent his entire 20-year career with the Padres and was one of San Diego's most beloved athletes, died of cancer Monday. He was 54.
The U.S. coach caused a stir in the lead-up to soccer's championship when he said that "I think for us now, talking about winning a World Cup is just not realistic."
Nearly six months after sustaining serious head injuries in a skiing accident, seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher left a French hospital on Monday and was transferred to neighboring Switzerland to continue his recovery.
The San Antonio Spurs won their fifth NBA championship, beating the Miami Heat 104-87 on Sunday night to win the series in five games.
Tony Parker is still thankful for the role players who helped carry San Antonio to its last NBA title in 2007.
Luiz Felipe Scolari knows a thing or two about difficult World Cup starts, and he's advising Brazilians not to panic.
An American bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics would come from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington if the U.S. Olympic Committee decides to put a city in the running.
Who won the big World Cup soccer tilt between the Netherlands and defending champion Spain? You don't need to look further than the fans.
Kawhi Leonard had 20 points and 14 rebounds, and the Spurs routed the Heat again, winning 107-86 on Thursday night to open a commanding 3-1 lead.
With a nationwide wave of excitement but also wafts of tear gas, the country that sees itself as the artful soul of football but is deeply conflicted about spending billions of dollars on hosting its showcase tournament kicked off one of the most troubled World Cups ever. It started Thursday with the home team in an opening match in a stadium that was barely ready on time.
Shelly Sterling brokered a deal with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to sell the Los Angeles Clippers for what would be a record $2 billion if the NBA's owners approve it.
Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 29 points, and the Spurs made a finals-record 75.8 percent of their shots in the first half in a 111-92 victory over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night that gave them a 2-1 lead.