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Here's the Rugby World Cup's 'Game of Thrones' teaser

16 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

If this doesn't get you ready for the big event, nothing will. We've become accustomed to hearing overwrought speeches delivered by celebrities ahead of a major sporting event. It makes people feel like they're part of a cool club, and ingratiates that celebrity to an entire sport's worth of fans. Show More Summary

USA vs. New Zealand, FIBA World Cup 2014: Game time. TV schedule and more

53 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

Anthony Davis leads the U.S. into its third game of the World Cup on Tuesday. After a day off on Labor Day, Team USA continues play in the 2014 FIBA World Cup on Tuesday when coach Mike Krzyzewski's squad faces New Zealand. The United...Show More Summary

Adnan Januzaj Is Odd Man out at Manchester United Following Arrival of Di Maria

Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj has had a summer of mixed blessings. On the one hand he was called up to the Belgian World Cup squad, but on the other, did not get much of a chance to show his stuff on the biggest stage. At club level, his status appeared to be confirmed when he was handed the No. Show More Summary

2014 FIBA World Cup schedule: United States faces struggling New Zealand

The Americans hope to show improvement against New Zealand after having trouble with Turkey, while a Group D matchup between Australia and Lithuania has potential to be entertaining. Through the FIBA World Cup's first two days of competition, the United States was the only team in sole possession of its group's top spot. Show More Summary

What science can tell sportswriters about why we love sports

Freaks! Studies show that self-esteem of sports fans, like these watching the World Cup final, is bound up in their team's performance. (Susan Meiselas / Magnum Photos) his summer was tumultuous for the mood of nations, as you may have read in the sports section. In Argentina, Reuters reported, a “weary nation” was able to find “rare joy” in...

Ranking the 5 Best Transfers of Netherlands Players in the 2014 Summer Window

This summer, the Netherlands did remarkably well during the World Cup in Brazil, finishing third and beating well-respected nations like reigning world champions Spain along the way. Off the back of that World Cup, some of the Dutch players have earned transfers to bigger leagues. Show More Summary

Viewing Picks for September 2, 2014

All Times Eastern Basketball FIBA 2014 Basketball World Cup Group Phase Group C, Bilbao, Spain New Zealand vs. United States — ESPN, 11:30 a.m. Group D, Gran Caneria, Canary Islands Republic of Korea vs. Slovenia — NBA TV, 2 p.m. College Football CFB Daily: The Experts — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Live — ESPNU, […]

Czech Republic vs. USA: Latest Form Guide, Live Stream and Predictions

The USA will play their first international match since the 2014 World Cup in the Czech Republic on Wednesday, as Jurgen Klinsmann and a very young squad will travel to Prague to start their preparations for the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup. The...Show More Summary

England vs. Norway: Latest Form Guide, Live Stream and Prediction

England are back in action for the first time since their dismal showing at the 2014 World Cup, as they welcome Norway to Wembley Stadium on Wednesday night for an international friendly. Roy Hodgson ’s men went out in Brazil without...Show More Summary

Why Anthony Davis Will Become the NBA's Best Pick-and-Roll Defender

At only 21 years old, New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis is already one of the top players in the NBA and Team USA's most important player at the FIBA World Cup. His combination of length, athleticism and touch is rare for an...Show More Summary

The Biggest NASCAR Storylines Ahead of the Sprint Cup Series at Richmond II

This week, every team that’s not in the Chase still has a chance at getting into it. Hope springs eternal in every Sprint Cup shop as crew chiefs know that anything can happen and often does during a race. The sporting world remainsShow More Summary

New Zealanders to Look out for Against Team USA

New Zealand have had a less-than-ideal start to their 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup campaign. The inability to close out their opening game against Turkey cost them after an otherwise good performance, while a tired-looking team never...Show More Summary

Japan's First International Master

As far as chess news go this is hardly up there with Caruana's incredible 5/5 at the ongoing Sinquefield Cup, Carlsen possibly losing the world championship title by default or whatever else is happening in the world of chess. But since...Show More Summary

Ahead of Man United move, Sky Sports release Radamel Falcao’s best La Liga goals video

What a waste that Radamel Falcao went to Monaco for a year! All it did was cause the Colombian striker a major injury that saw Falcao miss the World Cup. With Falcao’s move to Manchester United now imminent, we are going to see El Tigre take the Premier League by storm. Falcao had a stunning […]

2014 Deutsche Bank Championship results: Chris Kirk outpaces Rory McIlroy, Billy Horschel

There were more high profile players near the top of the leaderboard in Boston, but it was Chris Kirk, and not his No. 1 in the world playing partner, who kept it rolling on Labor Day to become the new No. 1 in the FedEx Cup standings. Chris...Show More Summary

Spain, Greece move to 3-0; Senegal upsets Croatia

Spain beat Brazil in a battle of unbeatens to take the lead in Group A, while Greece also improved to 3-0 in a Group B that Senegal shook up with the big upset Monday at the Basketball World Cup.

2014 FIBA World Cup results: Senegal pulls off major upset

Led by Gorgui Dieng, Senegal upset Croatia to move one step closer to a knockout-round appearance. Here are all the results from the third day of the FIBA World Cup. Group A Spain 82, Brazil 63: Pau Gasol had 26 points and nine rebounds to lead Spain to a blowout victory in a critical matchup between top contenders. Show More Summary

Spain vs. Brazil: Score and Twitter Reaction for FIBA World Cup 2014

Spain put on a clinic for the home fans Monday night, laying an 82-63 drubbing on Brazil to grab a stranglehold atop Group A. The hosts were led by Pau Gasol, who turned 15 shots into a ridiculously efficient 26 points to go with eight rebounds, two assists and three blocks. Show More Summary

FIBA World Cup 2014 results: Pau Gasol leads Spain in statement blowout over Brazil

Spain dispatched its top challenger in Group A with ease, pulling away early from Brazil for a 82-63 win. In their first real test of the 2014 FIBA World Cup, Spain soundly defeated top Group A challenger Brazil and reasserted themselves as the tournament's co-favorites. Show More Summary

FIBA World Cup 2014 Results: Scores, Updated Group and Day 3 Highlights

After two days of jam-packed action in Spain at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, Monday will prove a bit of a reprieve for some teams. While there are still more than enough games to fill your entire Labor Day, half of the 24-team field gets...Show More Summary

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