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Updated at 6:43 PM

Fara Williams scored on a penalty kick in the 108th minute, helping England beat Germany 1-0 on Saturday for third place in the Women's World Cup.

Updated at 2:13 PM

Perhaps, Australia coach Alen Stajcic was on to something when he said, "We're not the Netherlands," in responding to question regarding how his team might defend against Japan in the quarterfinals.

Updated Jul 3, 2015 at 7:51 PM

FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association deflected criticism about FIFA President Sepp Blatter and secretary general Jerome Valcke not attending the Women's World Cup final, saying the winning captain won't care who hands over the championship...

Updated Jul 3, 2015 at 7:41 PM

With the title match looming, Abby Wambach isn't mincing words. "All I care about is winning this World Cup," she said.

Updated Jul 2, 2015 at 10:57 AM

Every now and then, 43 years ago exhibits its impact all over again.Every now and then, the fruits of Title IX demonstrate their importance for womenís sports in the United States.Take a certain soccer match in Montreal on Tuesday.

Updated Jun 20, 2015 at 6:34 PM

Max Scherzer pitched a no-hitter and came agonizingly close to a perfect game, hitting a batter with two outs in the ninth inning Saturday in the Washington Nationals' 6-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Updated Jun 19, 2015 at 11:25 AM

It has been more than three days since Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala was named NBA Finals MVP after he and his teammates dispatched LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in six games.

Updated Jun 18, 2015 at 11:30 AM

For the first time in more than 20 years, Johnny Miller wonít be analyzing the U.S. Open on television.It will be up to Fox to make sure that viewers donít miss him.

Updated Jun 18, 2015 at 9:42 AM

The Flora 11U traveling baseball team took out two opponents before being downed by a county rival to take third place in the Flora Wooden Bat tournament last weekend.The tournament started off with Cole Young leading the Flora...

Updated Jun 11, 2015 at 11:39 AM

In case you didnít know it, and Iím sure you already do, but that LeBron James guy is pretty good.

Updated Jun 9, 2015 at 2:03 PM

The FIFA Women’s World Cup kicked off earlier this month in Canada, taking a bit of heat off FIFA and the corruption scandal it’s been embroiled in. The U.S.

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