The local soccer pubs started filling up early Tuesday because the U.S. was playing Belgium in the knockout round of the World Cup. These fans appeared to be dedicated, and perhaps a little loaded. They were not, however, the most dedicated sports fans in Las Vegas.
Besides a runaway horse and carriage, 51s center fielder Matt den Dekker caught everything that came his way in New York City during a recent three-week stint with the Mets.
As the World Cup reached unprecedented levels of popularity the past two weeks in the United States, the question has again arisen: Is this the time Americans finally embrace soccer as a mainstream sport? For thousands of Americans who traveled to Brazil, though, that time came years ago.
Johnny Manziel went from hanging out with the Browns to hanging with the Biebs.
The agent for Miami Heat stars Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade refuted a report on Tuesday that his clients were prepared to take significant pay cuts, which would free up some salary for general manager Pat Riley to use to improve the roster.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards will be Dec. 5 at Wynn Las Vegas, the culmination of Champion’s Week in Las Vegas, with Fox Sports 1 televising the event. It will be the sixth consecutive year the awards show has been in Las Vegas.
Ex-Florida and New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez, jailed while awaiting trial in the killings of three men, is Mr. July in the Gators’ 2014 sports calendar and is featured in a Patriots calendar produced by the same company.
Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne scored in extra time Tuesday to give Belgium a 2-1 win over the United States and a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.
It was clear something was wrong with Serena Williams from the moment she began trying to warm up for her Wimbledon doubles match Tuesday.
Sometimes it pays to become Facebook friends with a stranger. Salt Lake Bees relief pitcher Kyler Newby did earlier this year, and now the Bonanza High School product finds himself on the cusp of the big leagues again after seriously contemplating retirement before this season.