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US man sues soccer star Ronaldo over trademark

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A US man has sued Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo over the phrase “CR7,” which is used by soccer fans around the world as shorthand for the Real Madrid forward.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

PH chessers off to Norway amid terror threat

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Team Philippines will leave early Tuesday to compete in the 41st Chess Olympiad slated Aug. 1 to 14 in Tromso, Norway, amid a terrorist threat on the tournament.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Bryant endorses Scott as new Lakers mentor

THE LOS Angeles Lakers offered Byron Scott their head coaching job, according to ESPN.com.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Princess upends 2 US foes, gains final

PRINCESS Superal survived a tough quarterfinal duel with American Bethany Wu and then dominated Cindy Ha of New Jersey in the semifinals to seal a showdown with Mexico’s Marjosse Navarro for the US Girls’ Junior Championship crown at Forest Highlands Golf Club in Flagstaff, Arizona, Friday.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Superal downs 2 US bets, gains last 8

PRINCESS Superal put on a pair of blazing windups to defeat Palo Alto’s Anna Zhou, 3 and 2, in the Last 32 phase and Kristen Gillman of Texas, 3 and 1, in the Round of 16 to barge into the quarterfinals of the US Girls’ Junior Championships Match Play at Forest Highlands Golf Club in Flagstaff, Arizona, Thursday.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

US’ World Cup quest ends with 2-1 OT loss to Belgium

Belgium's Marouane Fellaini, left, and Daniel Van Buyten celebrate after the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Belgium won the match 2-1 after extra-time.  AP

They captured the eyes and hearts of a suddenly awakened soccer nation, who gathered in unprecedented numbers to watch the world’s game.

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

World Cup 2014: Americans on edge of their seats

Soccer fans react to a play during a World Cup match between the United States and Belgium being viewed on a large screen television, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, on Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati. AP

Actors Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson shared a family photo on Twitter, everybody on the edges of their seats for the US. Some crossed fingers, others clenched fists.

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

US plan to go on offensive against Belgium

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United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann said attack will be the best form of defense when his American underdogs tackle Belgium on Tuesday for a place in the World Cup quarter-finals.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Mueller lifts Germany past US

Germany striker Thomas Mueller joined Neymar and Lionel Messi on top of the World Cup goalscoring charts on Thursday as Algeria stunned Russia to reach the second round for the first time.

Posted: June 28th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Klinsmann says US wants win, not tie, vs Germany

American players still were showering off the sweat from the steamy Amazon night when the first questions about a possible conspiracy were asked: Would the United States and Germany try to play to a tie Thursday that would guarantee World Cup advancement to both nations?

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Last-gasp Portugal deny US shock win

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Portugal snatched a dramatic equalizer deep into injury time to force a 2-2 draw with the United States and keep their World Cup hopes flickering on Sunday.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Klinsmann sounds more confident on eve of opener

United States' head coach Jurgen Klinsmann attends a press conference before an official training session the day before the group G World Cup soccer match between Ghana and the United States at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014. AP

Jurgen Klinsmann speaks with pragmatism. He books his airline tickets with hope.

Posted: June 16th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Heat is on: US archbishops in NBA bet

Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Miami, Thomas Wenski, smiles during a news conference Wednesday, June 4, 2014, in which he announced a wager between himself and Archbishop of the Archdiocese of San Antonio, Gustavo Garcia-Siller on the outcome of the NBA championship between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs. Wenski wagered Key Lime pie, Cuban coffee and coffee maker, a bushel of oranges and grapefruit and a donation to the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of San Antonio if the Heat lose.  AP

The archbishops of Miami and San Antonio — US cities that are NBA championship rivals — have made their bets, and both are praying hard for a win.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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