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Weary Dutch have no interest in 3rd place game

Netherlands' head coach Louis van Gaal PHOTO/AP

The Netherlands squad must stay at the World Cup when coach Louis van Gaal dearly wishes they could just go home. Next up? The game no one wants to play.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pacers, Thunder, Warriors avoid playoff exit, equalize series with foes

Indiana Pacers forward David West (21) shoots as Atlanta Hawks forward Elton Brand (42) defends in the first half of Game 6 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Atlanta, Thursday, May 1, 2014. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

David West led Indiana on a 16-4 run to end the game, extending the season for the top-seeded Pacers with a 95-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday.

Posted: May 2nd, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Pacers even series with Hawks; Mavs slip past Spurs for 2-1 lead

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Paul George and David West hit key 3-pointers at the end as the top-seeded Indiana Pacers held off the Atlanta Hawks 91-88 to even the NBA opening-round series at two wins apiece.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Olympic figure skating results

In this Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 file photo, Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan reacts to his score with coach Brian Orser after competing in the men's short program at Skate Canada International in Saint John, New Brunswick. Hanyu emerged as No. 1 in men’s figure skating in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, on Thursday.  AP PHOTO/THE CANADIAN PRESS, ANDREW VAUGHAN

  Thursday at Sochi, Russia, Men’s Short Program   1. Yuzuru Hanyu, Japan, 101.45 (Q).   2. Patrick Chan, Canada, 97.52 (Q).   3. Javier Fernandez, Spain, 86.98 (Q).   4. Daisuke Takahashi, Japan, 86.40 (Q).   5. Peter Liebers, Germany, 86.04 (Q).   6. Jason Brown, United States, 86.00 (Q).   7. Brian Joubert, [...]

Posted: February 14th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Ibrahimovic says will be hard to watch World Cup

In this Nov. 19, 2013 file photo Sweden's forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic removes the captain's armband, after the World Cup 2014 qualifying playoff second leg soccer match between Sweden and Portugal, at Friends Arena in Stockholm. Sweden lost 2-3. The tournament in Brazil will be a poorer spectacle without Zlatan Ibrahimovic strutting his stuff for Sweden, or Welshman Gareth Bale leaving defenders in his wake with his searing pace. Prolific scorer Robert Lewandowski of Poland, Czech goalkeeper Peter Cech and rising Danish star Christan Eriksen will also be missing from the showcase tournament. (AP/TT/Erik Martensson

After missing out on the World Cup, Sweden forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic doesn’t consider the tournament to be compulsory viewing — at least for him.

Posted: December 21st, 2013 in Football,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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