US basketball reigns in Spain and awaits Rio Olympics

...leg during training for this tournament. It's hard to envision any challenger to whatever team is picked, with Spain and Argentina getting old, and Serbia and Lithuania maybe a little young. Maybe France, which followed last year's European title with...
Latin Americans reluctantly rally behind Argentina least 90 minutes on Sunday, when Argentina takes on Germany in the World Cup final...region's soccer pride.A defeat for Argentina would be historic: Never has a European...region is outmatched."My heart wants Argentina to win, but my brain says Germany will...
Today in Sports History

...the Chicago White Sox. The '06 Cubs set the major league record for fewest games to reach 100 victories (132).2002 - Argentina pulls off a victory that until recently was considered nearly impossible, defeating the United States 87-80 in the World...
Argentina reaches World Cup final after penalties

...rock-solid defenses stole the show.Argentina goalie Sergio Romero saved two penalties Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2...goalkeeper and the man he replaced as Argentina captain, Javier Mascherano, who bossed...
Brazil Beat

Argentina's 'el Pocho' lightens moodBELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - When the coach...squirt some water on him.That's what Ezequiel Lavezzi did during Argentina's 3-2 win over Nigeria, and his teammates seem to think it's a...
Today in Sports History

1870 - Monmouth Park opens with a five-day race meet.1930 - Uruguay beats Argentina 4-2 for soccer's first World Cup in Montevideo.1932 - The 10th modern Olympic Games open in Los Angeles.1961 - Jerry Barber...
Sports on TV

...Regional coverage, Oakland at Detroit or Colorado at WashingtonSOCCER8 p.m., ESPN - FIFA, World Cup, round of 16, Argentina vs. Switzerland, at Sao PauloNoon, ESPN - FIFA, World Cup, round of 16, Belgium vs. United States, at Salvador, BrazilTENNIS4...
Let's Tango!

...finalists in the Tango Salon division and semi-finalists in the Stage Performance division of the world championships in Argentina in 2005. He has performed in the Tango Libertad Festival in Japan and has a well-known reputation as a tango teacher...
Nowhere left but North

...friends traveling from Juneau to Ushuaia, Argentina, the southernmost road-accessible town...Bausler ran a guesthouse in El Chalten, Argentina. It's where he and Flansaas parted...Island, all the way down to the tip of Argentina, and everywhere east and west," said...
Local youth score in 3v3 World Cup

Argentina, Greece, Hungary and Egypt triumphed over the weekend in the Juneau Soccer Club's 3v3 World Cup at the Wells Fargo Dimond Park Field House.Argentina, with players Cameron Brown, Cadence Plummer, Matisse Geselle and Kai...


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