CHICAGO - Forget the calendar still says 2010 and that the blare of the vuvuzelas has barely faded.
Spain, Germany and the Netherlands won Friday to maintain strong starts in qualifying for the 2012 European Championship, while rebuilding Italy drew 0-0 with Northern Ireland.
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. - When Eric Lichaj and his brothers were little, their father would take them to soccer games at Soldier Field, the boys wearing jerseys from their parents' native Poland or those of Peter Nowak and the Chicago Fire's other Polish players.
TBILISI, Georgia - The father of the Georgian luger killed during practice before the Vancouver Olympics angrily dismissed a coroner's report saying lack of experience played a role in his son's death.
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. - U.S. coach Bob Bradley would rather do his job than talk about the intrigue surrounding it.
- All looks bright for US women's basketball team
- US wins women's world championship beating Czechs
- US runs past Spain into worlds gold medal game
- Czechs knock off defending champs Australia 79-68
- US cruises into worlds semis with rout of SKorea
- Leuchanka leads Belarus to 70-53 upset of Russia
- Taurasi leads US women to win over Australia
- Rubin holds Barcelona to 1-1 draw in Champs League
- Strong 1st quarter helps US women rout Belarus
- Wozniacki, veteran Date Krumm win at Pan Pacific
- Monday's Worlds Capsules
- US women rout Canada 87-46 at basketball worlds
- Second unit provides spark, US routs Canada 87-46
- Second unit provides spark in US rout of Canada
- Couple makes 4,000-mile trek to see Team USA play
- Inexperienced US team growing up at worlds
- USA women's hoops beats France 81-60
- USA women's hoops top Senegal 108-52
- Thursday's Worlds Capsules
- USA women rout Greece 99-73 at worlds
- USA aiming for gold at women's basketball worlds
- US to play at Chile in 1st round of 2011 Davis Cup
- USA aims to reclaim gold at women's hoops worlds
- Moore 1 of 6 Huskies on US women's hoops roster
- Bird and Cash finally join US women's hoops team
- Matthaeus becomes Bulgaria's national coach
- Serbia beats Czech Republic 3-2 to reach 1st final
- France reaches Davis Cup final
- Juventus ties, Liverpool wins, Altidore plays
- Serbia fires Antic, hires Petrovic to coach team
- Turkey tops Serbia 83-82 to gain final against US
- Durant's 38 points carry US to title game
- Argentina beats Russia 73-61 at worlds
- Americans look to Durant to help them find gold
- Spain beats Slovenia 97-80 in consolation round