• The Latest: An XXXL-sized dose of motivation for Europeans
    The Associated Press25 minutes ago

    The Latest: An XXXL-sized dose of motivation for Europeans

    After the U.S. team turned to Michael Phelps for its latest inspirational team talk, Europe countered with Paul O'Connell. ''But whenever Paul addressed the team, he sat down,'' Clarke said. Hopefully, U.S. captain Davis Love has Shaquille O'Neal on speed-dial.

  • Hope Solo has shoulder replacement surgery
    The Associated Press3 minutes ago

    Hope Solo has shoulder replacement surgery

    Suspended U.S. national team goalkeeper Hope Solo says she has had shoulder replacement surgery. Solo was suspended for six months and her contract with U.S. Soccer was terminated last month following the Rio Olympics, where she drew criticism for calling the Sweden national team a ''bunch of

  • Team Europe looking for 'Miracle' in World Cup final
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Team Europe looking for 'Miracle' in World Cup final

    By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - Team Europe have faced long odds from the start of the World Cup of Hockey but they just got longer as they must sweep mighty Canada over the last two games of the best-of-three final to clinch the title. Just winning one game will be a tall order for Team Europe

  • Rose, Stenson will be valuable players for young Europe team
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    Rose, Stenson will be valuable players for young Europe team

    With half of the roster filled with Ryder Cup rookies, the value of the European veterans in golf's biennial international grudge match has only increased. Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson are just the type of tandem for the team to turn to. ''We hit the ball a very similar distance, so we