Lily Zhang hopeful for medal at Youth Olympics

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Coach: “She’s not great, but unbelievably great”…

Scolari out as Brazil coach after WCup failure

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The Brazilian football confederation says it won’t keep Luiz Felipe Scolari as Brazil’s head coach…

Jeremy Lin joins Lakers in trade with Houston

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Jeremy Lin joined the Lakers on Sunday in a trade with the Houston Rockets…

Ian Thorpe reveals he is gay in interview

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Five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Ian Thorpe for the first time publicly confirmed that he is gay during a television interview on Sunday…

Argentine World Cup celebration marred by violence

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Riot police used tear gas to disperse a group of vandals who disturbed a World Cup rally in Argentina…

Germany beats Argentina 1-0 in extra time

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With two quick touches, Mario Goetze ended Germany’s 24-year wait for another World Cup title…

LeBron James says he’s returning to Cavaliers

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LeBron James is going back to the Cleveland Cavaliers…

FIFA rejects Suarez appeal against ban for biting

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FIFA has rejected Luis Suarez’s appeal against his lengthy ban for biting an opponent in a World Cup match…

Argentina reaches World Cup final after penalties

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Argentina reached the World Cup final on Wednesday after beating the Netherlands 4-2 in a penalty shootout…

Dodgers partly responsible in beating of Giants fan

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A jury awarded about $18 million to a San Francisco Giants fan who suffered brain damage in a beating at Dodger Stadium…