Tuesday Apr 15
The Austin Chronicle
Twenty-five years ago today, 96 soccer fans were crushed to death in the overcrowded stands at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England.
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Fri Apr 11, 2014
Wisch: Is Chicago Missing An Olympic-Sized Opportunity in 2024?
Whether you were in favor of Chicago getting the 2016 Summer Olympics or not, one thing is becoming increasingly clear.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
KFMB-TV San Diego
U.S. women's soccer to Face China at Qualcomm Stadium
The U.S. women's national soccer team will play in San Diego for the first time since 2010 Thursday night, facing China in an exhibition game at Qualcomm Stadium.
The Big Lead
Where Should Argentina Play Lionel Messi at the World Cup?
A few weeks ago we published my early thoughts on some World Cup outright winners bets .
Wed Apr 09, 2014
USOC 2024 Determining Potential US Olympic Bid
On Tuesday, the United States Olympic Committee expressed much interest in narrowing down its field of potential cities to make a bid to host the 2024 summer Olympics.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Cue samba: Brazil's World Cup bound to be special
Like sunshine and happiness or Lennon and McCartney, football and Brazil go together, each making the other better.
Chula Vista OTC hosts elite BMX championship races, Americans dominate
The U.S. Olympic Training Center-Chula Vista hosted two major BMX championship events to cap the month of March.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Marin Independent Journal
Marin briefs: Marin Rowing Association high school-level teams dominate in San Diego
The Marin Rowing Association dominated an international field as three local high school-level teams won their races during the San Diego Crew Classic over the weekend.
100 Days of 100 Jersey Numbers - 83
Twelve players have worn No. 83 in Raiders history, including two legendary defenders who were as eccentric as they were dominant.
Seemingly coming out of nowhere, United States women'A A s national team head coach Tom Sermanni was fired on Sunday night, just hours after a 2-0 friendly win against China in Commerce City, Colo.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Manchester United and Chelsea face uphill task
Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj celebrates scoring during their English Premier League soccer match against Newcastle United at St James' Park in Newcastle, northern England, April 5, 2014.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
SJSU quidditch team heads to World Cup of Harry Potter sport
The founder of San Jose State University's quidditch team has no doubts that in another decade or so, her beloved broom-riding, ball-chucking game that was ripped from the pages of boy-wizard fiction will be an Olympic event.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer
San Diego Officially Submits 2024 Olympic Bid Proposal
SAN DIEGO, California, April 4. THE contest for the privilege to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics began in earnest this week, as San Diego became the first city this week to submit a formal bid to the U.S. Olympic Committee.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
30-Time Winning Brazilian Triathlete Caue Suplicy Launches Barnana: Raw, Organic, Gluten-Free Snacks
What do you do if you're a Brazilian-born triathlete with multiple wins around the world and you're ready for your next challenge in life? For Caue Suplicy , who won over 30 triathlons, you make a business out of the dehydrated organic banana "candy" your father made when you were a kid.
Indiegogo's credibility called into question over GoBe calorie-tracking bracelet
Indiegogo, the crowdfunding service that has raised money for causes such as the Sundance film Dear White People and the Jamaican bobsled team's trip to the Sochi Olympics, has taken a hit for backing the GoBe activity tracker .
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Dejen Gebremeskel Wins Fourth Straight Carlsbad 5000
Racing against 39-year-old multiple Olympic medalist and four-time world champion Bernard Lagat at the Carlsbad 5000, 24-year-old Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia knew he had to use experience to his advantage on Sunday morning.
West Hawaii Today
Lavaman Waikoloa champ Tim Marr keeps Hawaii close to his heart
Timothy Marr is the first to cross the finish line of the Lavaman Waikoloa. Tim Marr had close the past two years in his attempt to bring home a third title at Lavaman Waikoloa.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Abby Wambach discusses her marriage, sport and future
Not only did the 33-year-old United States soccer star from Pittsford break a record she'd been chasing for more than a decade - Mia Hamm's all-time mark for goals - but she built a home in Portland, Ore., and got married last fall.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Why MLB thinks Australia is on verge of baseball boom
For roughly a century, the Cincinnati Reds kicked off the Major League Baseball season by hosting a festive afternoon game that inspired hopeful fans of teams everywhere to think in terms of blank slates, renewal and World Series possibilities.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
The Toronto Star
Should Toronto ban cars on certain days based on licence plates?
If you're like the majority of Torontonians, you wake up each weekday, get in your car, and slog to work through the city's traffic-laden avenues.