World Cup final: Magical Messi or united Germany?
Lionel Messi will lead Argentina out against Germany at Maracana Stadium on Sunday for a game that will define careers, cement legacies and be watched by a global audience of about a billion viewers.
World Cup online: Brazil's shock shatters records
As the World Cup neared its end this week, Twitter had a field day with Brazil's humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals, which became the most-discussed sports game in the social network's history.
James Andrews gets own Topps trading card
A smiling Andrews is featured wearing surgical scrubs.
Auburn's Marshall cited for marijuana possession
Marshall doesn't have to appear for a Sept. 10 court date if he pays fines of $1,000 for marijuana possession and $100 for the window tint violation.
LeBron James returns to Cavs: 'I'm coming home'
The talented kid from Akron, now a homecoming king.
- LeBron James tells Sports Illustrated he will sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers
Twins brew up self-serve beer for All Star Game
Just in time for the Home Run Derby, Target Field in Minneapolis put in two self-serve beer machines in the stands behind first and third base, letting thirsty fans pick a brew, pour and pay by the ounce.
Ex-minor leaguers sue MLB over low salaries
Like many young baseball players, Aaron Senne dreamed of fame and fortune when he signed his first contract as a Miami Marlins' draft choice after a record-breaking college career at Missouri.
Reality as a low-level minor leaguer was far different: vending machine dinners, bug-infested apartments and a paltry salary with an equivalent hourly wage less than what fast-food workers make.
Clippers' Sterling berates NBA, wife in court, calls her a 'pig'
In her testimony that is scheduled to continue Thursday, Shelly Sterling declared that despite being estranged in many ways she loves her husband of 58 years and still acts as his principal caretaker, especially in medical care.
Cavs agree to 3-way trade, make room for LeBron James
The Cavs created enough salary-cap space to offer the superstar free agent a maximum contract on Wednesday agreeing to trade guard Jarrett Jack, swingman Sergey Karasev and center Tyler Zeller in a three-team deal with Brooklyn and Boston.
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