WHO'S IN AND WHO'S OUT AT THE WORLD CUP

MOSCOW - Who's in, who's out and possible scenarios at the World Cup: GROUP A Russia and Uruguay have clinched berths in the round...

MEXICAN PLAYERS CAN HAVE BEEF AGAIN AT THE WORLD CUP

MOSCOW - Mexico's mantra for this World Cup is "No Excuses," and that includes no complaining about the menu. The team brought two...

 
 
 

THE LATEST: DEATH THREAT MADE AGAINST COLOMBIA MIDFIELDER

MOSCOW - The Latest on Friday at the World Cup : 12:44 a.m. Colombian authorities are investigating a death threat made on social media...

AP PHOTOS: BRAZIL LEAVES IT LATE ON DAY 9 OF WORLD CUP

MOSCOW - Brazil left it late against Costa Rica on Day 9 of the World Cup, scoring two stoppage time goals to win 2-0. Philippe Coutinho...

 
 
 

XHAKA AND SHAQIRI SCORE FOR SWISS, MAKE ALBANIAN SYMBOL

KALININGRAD, Russia - Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri scored in Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia on Friday at the World Cup,...

MEXICO FANS TRY NEW CHANT WITH EYE ON AVOIDING MORE FINES

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia - Mexico fans are trying out a new chant so the country's federation avoids another FIFA fine. Only time will...

 
 
 

MUSA SCORES TWICE TO GIVE NIGERIA 2-0 WIN OVER ICELAND

VOLGOGRAD, Russia - Ahmed Musa gave Nigeria its first win at this year's World Cup, and gave Argentina a gift. Musa scored two second-half...

MESSI NEEDS TO DIG DEEP TO END ARGENTINA'S WOES AT WORLD CUP

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia - It looked like a defeated army surrendering to the enemy, humiliated. Grim faces avoiding eye contact, parading...

 
 
 

THE LATEST: NIGERIA UP 2-0, ICELAND MISSES PENALTY KICK

MOSCOW - The Latest on Friday at the World Cup : 7:43 p.m. Ahmed Musa has scored again to give Nigeria a 2-0 lead against Iceland late...

COSTA RICA FAILS TO REPEAT WORLD CUP HEROICS OF 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Costa Rica was the biggest surprise of the 2014 World Cup, a nation of around 5 million people and with little...

 
 
 

ICHI-WHO? SUZUKI SITS ON M'S BENCH IN FAKE MUSTACHE DISGUISE

NEW YORK - Just who was that guy sitting on the Seattle Mariners bench, the odd fellow with the bushy mustache, shades and a hoodie? Wait...

GERMANY ON THE ROPES AS IT FACES SWEDEN IN WORLD CUP

MOSCOW - The unpredictable World Cup could take yet another twist when Germany faces Sweden and attempts to avoid an embarrassing outcome...

 
 
 

GERMANY OVER SHOCK DEFEAT, READY TO GET BACK TO WINNING

SOCHI, Russia - Germany has had time to accept and learn from its shock defeat in its World Cup opener. Now the defending champions...

ILLNESS, INJURY COULD LEAVE SWEDEN SHORT AGAINST GERMANY

SOCHI, Russia - Sweden could be missing a few players for Saturday's group match against defending champion Germany because of illness...

 
 
 

MARTINEZ THINKS NO NEWS IS GOOD NEWS FOR BELGIUM TEAM

MOSCOW - Being boring at this year's World Cup is working out well for Belgium coach Roberto Martinez. Asked Friday why this Belgian...

BRAZIL SCORES LATE GOALS TO BEAT COSTA RICA 2-0 AT WORLD CUP

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Philippe Coutinho and Neymar scored injury-time goals to help Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 Friday at the World...

 
 
 

FALCAO VS LEWANDOWSKI IN MUST-WIN WORLD CUP CONTEST

KAZAN, Russia - After missing out on the World Cup four years ago because of an injury, Radamel Falcao is now in danger of being out...

MEXICAN PLAYERS CAN HAVE BEEF AGAIN AT THE WORLD CUP

MOSCOW - Mexico's mantra for this World Cup is "No Excuses," and that includes no complaining about the menu. The team brought two...

 
 
 

WORLD CUP'S 2 YOUNGEST PLAYERS HAVE BEEN DIFFERENCE-MAKERS

SAMARA, Russia - France's Kylian Mbappe and Australia's Daniel Arzani, the two youngest players at the World Cup with birthdays just...

ENGLAND AND INJURED COACH WANT NO MORE SURPRISES VS PANAMA

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia - England's players were taken by surprise once this week. They don't want a second shock on Sunday against...

 
 
 



MLB suspends Blue Jays' Roberto Osuna for 75 games

MLB suspends Blue Jays' Roberto Osuna for 75 games

Major League Baseball has suspended Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna through Aug. 4. Read more ...

Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

KALININGRAD, Russia Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri scored in Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia on Friday at the World Cup, and both celebrated by making a nationalist... Read more ...

‘This is Nigeria' - Super Eagles' victory over Iceland sends Twitter into frenzy

‘This is Nigeria' - Super Eagles' victory over Iceland sends Twitter into frenzy

A second-half brace from Ahmed Musa rejuvenated the Super Eagles' hopes of qualifying to the second round of the World Cup Read more ...

Nigeria 2 Iceland 0: Musa brace boosts Super Eagles & Argentina

Nigeria 2 Iceland 0: Musa brace boosts Super Eagles & Argentina

Argentina can still qualify for the last 16 by beating Nigeria after the Super Eagles earned a 2-0 win over Iceland in Group D. Read more ...

Rookie Bieber tames Tigers in 10-0 win by Indians

Rookie Bieber tames Tigers in 10-0 win by Indians

CLEVELAND Rookie Shane Bieber struck out nine in a career-high seven innings, Yonder Alonso hit a grand slam and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 10-0 on Friday... Read more ...

NBA Draft team-by-team grades: Celtics, Suns shine; Hornets, Jazz miss mark

NBA Draft team-by-team grades: Celtics, Suns shine; Hornets, Jazz miss mark

There was not quite as much movement as expected on NBA Draft night, but for some teams, it was a night to remember. For some, it's already forgettable. Read more ...

Capitals trade Orpik, Grubauer to Avalanche

Capitals trade Orpik, Grubauer to Avalanche

The Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals have traded veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik and backup goaltender Philipp Grubauer to the Colorado Avalanche for the 47th pick in... Read more ...

NHL Draft 2018: Rangers trade up to No. 22, take defenseman K'Andre Miller

NHL Draft 2018: Rangers trade up to No. 22, take defenseman K'Andre Miller

The New York Rangers took Vitali Kravtsov out of Russia with the No. 9 pick, then they traded up to take K'Andre Miller at No. 22. Read more ...

Grayson Allen: I was hoping the Jazz would pick me

Grayson Allen: I was hoping the Jazz would pick me

Yahoo Sports' ‘NBA Draft Live' crew caught up with the former Duke guard following his selection by the Utah Jazz. Read more ...

LIVE: Serbia vs Switzerland

LIVE: Serbia vs Switzerland

Both sides picked up encouraging results in their opening World Cup matches and are now eyeing the knockout stages - follow the action LIVE! Read more ...