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Big names missing in final U.S. roster for Spain

2 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - The United States team will travel to Spain without some of the sport's biggest names to defend their title at the Basketball World Cup after a selection process described as one of the "most difficult" in recent years. With...Show More Summary

Napoli considering bid for Arsenal target Sami Khedira [Gazetta]

With Sami Khedira telling Bild journalists ‘I’m a bit outside Real Madrid now’ last night, the German World Cup winner looks sure to leave Los Blancos before the end of the transfer window. Arsenal have appeared the favourites to sign Khedira throughout the transfer window, though there have been doubts over whether they’d be willing […]

A Dutch Cyclist Has Died After Crashing At The Mountain Bike World Cup

Dutch cyclist Annefleur Kalvenhaar has died after crashing on Friday at the Mountain Bike World Cup in France. She was 20 years old. "The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is extremely sad to announce the loss of Dutch mountain bike rider Annefleur Kalvenhaar," the sport's governing body wrote on its website Saturday. Show More Summary

Mountain bike rider Annefleur Kalvenhaar dies after qualifying round fall

The International Cycling Union says a Dutch mountain bike rider has died from injuries she sustained from a fall during the qualifying rounds of the UCI World Cup, which are being held in the French Alps.

USA Basketball Announces 12-Man National Team Roster

USA Basketball announced its final 12-man roster for the FIBA World Cup after Friday’s exhibition against Puerto Rico. Damian Lillard, Gordon Hayward, Kyle Korver and Chandler Parsons were among the […] The post USA Basketball Announces 12-Man National Team Roster appeared first on SLAMonline.

Scientific proof that a summer World Cup in Doha is too hot - for fans

German researchers have some advice to the organizers of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Doha, Qatar: Hold the soccer tournament during the winter. Or, if the matches really must be played during the summer, hold them at night.

US picks 12-man roster for basketball World Cup

5 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. has picked the 12 players it believes can defend its world basketball title.

USA Basketball picks Rose for World Cup

5 hours agoSports : Globetrotting

Now, the only question becomes whether Derrick Rose reclaims his starting spot.

Ex-Manchester United keeper Fabian Barthez names Giggs & Scholes in his Dream XI [Video]

Former Man United keeper Fabian Barthez named his Dream XI on Sky Sports’ Friday night show Fantasy Football Club. Having won the World Cup and European Championships with France, it was only natural that former French teammates would feature. Indeed, his entire back line is made up of French internationals: himself, Blanc, Desailly, Thuram and […]

Basketball - US cuts world team to 12 after beating Puerto Rico

- Derrick Rose earned a spot on the final 12-man US roster of NBA stars for the Basketball World Cup after helping the Americans rip Puerto Rico 112-86 on Friday.

Germany riding crest of wave as Bundesliga begins

The new Bundesliga season gets underway this weekend with German football riding the crest of a wave following the national team's triumph at the World Cup in Brazil last month. It averaged 3.16 goals per game last season, considerably...Show More Summary

Derrick Rose returns to court, gets spot on World Cup roster

14 hours agoSports : Globetrotting

NEW YORK — Sitting next to the Team USA bench during Wednesday night's exhibition game, Bulls guard Derrick Rose heard fans at Madison Square Garden chant his name several times. He was disappointed he didn't play against the Dominican Republic, but he understood it was best for him to...

Derrick Rose returns to court, gets spot on World Cup roster

14 hours agoSports : RosenBlog

NEW YORK — Sitting next to the Team USA bench during Wednesday night's exhibition game, Bulls guard Derrick Rose heard fans at Madison Square Garden chant his name several times. He was disappointed he didn't play against the Dominican Republic, but he understood it was best for him to...

Team USA announces final roster

USA Basketball National Team Managing Director Jerry Colangelo announced Friday night the 12 players who will represent the United States at the 2014 FIBA (International Basketball Federation) Basketball World Cup that is being held Aug. Show More Summary

Basketball - Rose returns as Curry sparks US over Puerto Rico

17 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

- Stephen Curry scored 20 points on Friday to lead the United States' collection of NBA stars in a 112-86 romp over Puerto Rico in a Basketball World Cup warm-up match.

Curry sparks US over Puerto Rico at Basketball World Cup

Stephen Curry scored 20 points to lead the United States collection of NBA stars in a 112-86 romp over Puerto Rico in a Basketball World Cup warm-up match. The Americans also saw the return of Derrick Rose, who had sat out an exhibition victory two nights earlier over the Dominican Republic. Show More Summary

USA vs. Puerto Rico: Score and Twitter Reaction for World Cup 2014 Exhibition

Team USA saved its best for late, turning a five-point halftime lead into a second-half blowout, as the Americans cruised late for a 112-86 win over Puerto Rico in their final exhibition before heading to Spain. Steph Curry led the way...Show More Summary

USA Basketball falls to Puerto Rico, 112-86, in exhibition

Stephen Curry scored 17 points and the U.S. national team pulled away in the second half to beat Puerto Rico 112-86 on Friday night in its final home exhibition game before the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

Chelsea’s Oscar: ‘This year I want to win the league, Champions League everything’ [Video]

After a disappointing summer with Brazil at the World Cup, Oscar is looking surprisingly positive and optimistic for the season ahead at Chelsea. Of course, having another child probably put things into perspective for Oscar, and allowed him to quickly move on from the World Cup disappointment. In an interview with the club channel, Oscar […]

Arsenal Transfer News: Gunners Should Keep Lukas Podolski for 2014-15 Season

Arsenal are reportedly contemplating selling German forward Lukas Podolski, but the Gunners should keep the World Cup winner at the Emirates beyond the 2014 summer transfer window. BILD (h/t to Metro's Vaishali Bhardwaj ) has learned...Show More Summary

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