Tim Howard left a lasting impression on Americans from coast to coast - and fans around the world, really - for his incredible, improbable saves in the loss to Belgium in extra time that sent the U.S. home from the World Cup to a country captivated.
The Bakersfield Condors have named a head coach after the departure of Troy Mann to the AHL's Hershey Bears.
An estimated 21.6 million people watched Belgium knock out the United States soccer team in the World Cup on U.S. television - an impressive total for a weekday afternoon that almost certainly undercounts how many people actually saw it.
Our nation's World Cup soccer team took the field Tuesday, and many around Bakersfield were glued to their TVs for the action.
He didn't mind the searing sun, the 90-plus degree temperatures or the lack of a breeze in Austin. He was here for a party with thousands of other American soccer fans set to watch the U.S. play Belgium in the World Cup, with the winner set to move on the quarterfinals of the biggest sporting event in the world.
Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne scored in extra time Tuesday to give Belgium a 2-1 win over the United States and a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.
The U.S. made two changes from its 1-0 loss to Germany
Cameroon's football federation said it will investigate allegations of match-fixing by its team at the World Cup and the possible existence of seven corrupt players on the squad, raising fears that match manipulation has infected football's biggest event.
The people of Cleveland burned LeBron James' jersey when he jilted the Cavaliers four years ago. They cursed his name and swore he was no son of theirs any longer. They cheered his defeats on South Beach with more enthusiasm than they cheered his victories on the shores of Lake Erie.
U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann is worried about the Algerian referee assigned to the Americans' second-round World Cup match against Belgium on Tuesday.
After a few days of reflection, Luis Suarez acknowledged what millions saw on TV - he did bite an opponent during a game at the World Cup. In addition, he said he's sorry about it, and promised it will never happen again.
The Blaze battled back from behind all game against first place Stockton on Sunday. John Tolisano ended the game with a homerun as Bakersfield won 7-6.
They flock to games with faces painted and draped in flags. They hold up signs and wear funny hats. They chant and sing until they're hoarse. They're the traveling fans, and they're helping give the World Cup the feel of Carnival.