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Oosthuizen holds lead on day three

Posted: 07/17/2010 - While Oosthuizen and Casey were busy keeping a watchful eye on each other’s progress as the third round neared its conclusion, Lee Westwood quietly edged a little closer to both men with a well-crafted birdie four at the 618 yard, par five, 14th to close to within four shots of his playing partner and six of the leader.

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Wind blows McIlroy out of lead

Posted: 07/16/2010 - Around the loop at the far end of St. Andrews, shots at the mercy of a vicious wind were flying in every direction as Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods and so many others struggled to survive in the British Open. Just as daunting was one thing that didn't move — the name of Louis Oosthuizen atop the leaderboard.

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McIlroy leads, but Daly and Woods make a splash

Posted: 07/16/2010 - In the 137 years since the British Open first came to St. Andrews, the Old Course rarely has been such a pushover. Rarer still was the score Rory McIlroy delivered.

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Missing link: Old champ skips NY frankfurter fete

Posted: 06/28/2010 - Serious eaters are getting ready to scarf their way to glory in New York’s 95th annual July 4 Hot Dog Eating Contest. But a famous contestant will be missing.

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Isner, Mahut play marathon match at Wimbledon

Posted: 06/23/2010 - They have been playing each other for exactly 10 hours -- 7 hours, 6 minutes in the fifth set alone, enough to break the full-match record of 6:33, set at the 2004 French Open.

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Donovan leads USA past Algeria

Posted: 06/23/2010 - In one of the most stunning turnarounds in World Cup history, Landon Donovan scored on a lightning fast counterattack 45 seconds into 4 minutes of injury time. With the most amazing late-game moment in American soccer, the United States beat Algeria 1-0 and reached the World Cup's second round.

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South Korea advances with tie

Posted: 06/22/2010 - South Korea has been a regular at the World Cup. All but one of its previous seven appearances ended disappointingly in the first round. There was, however, the 2002 tournament it co-hosted with Japan, when the South Koreans went to the semifinals. On Tuesday, they added another memorable chapter to their soccer history by advancing out of Group A with a 2-2 draw against Nigeria.

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Argentina remains undefeated in World Cup

Posted: 06/22/2010 - Martin Demichelis and Martin Palermo scored second-half goals Tuesday as Argentina beat Greece 2-0 at the World Cup to win Group B.

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Uruguay defeats Mexico 1-0

Posted: 06/22/2010 - The last team to qualify for the tournament, Uruguay needed to beat Costa Rica in a playoff to get to South Africa. The Uruguayans have looked like anything but an outsider, though, and on Tuesday beat Mexico 1-0 to win Group A.

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South Africa sneaks past France

Posted: 06/22/2010 - Strutting into the stadium dancing and singing, Bafana Bafana turned its final game at the World Cup into a rollicking party for all of South Africa. All that was missing was enough goals to see them through to the next round. For France, Tuesday's 2-1 loss completed a miserable meltdown.

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Spain wins first game of World Cup

Posted: 06/21/2010 - David Villa scored two goals as Spain got its World Cup pursuit back on track with a 2-0 victory over Honduras on Monday.

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Chile improves to 2-0 with win

Posted: 06/21/2010 - Chile broke through the formerly impenetrable Swiss defense when substitute Mark Gonzalez scored on a header in the 75th minute Monday, and Chile beat 10-man Switzerland 1-0 to move closer to a spot in the final 16.

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Portugal demolishes North Korea

Posted: 06/21/2010 - Portugal put on the most dominant performance of the World Cup on Monday, knocking in a flurry of second-half goals and routing North Korea 7-0, a win that puts Portugal on the brink of advancing to the round of 16 and means the Koreans won't make it out of group play.

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McDowell wins 2010 US Open

Posted: 06/20/2010 - In a U.S. Open with golf's biggest stars on the leaderboard, it was Graeme McDowell who played like one.

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Brazil powers past Ivory Coast

Posted: 06/20/2010 - Luis Fabiano scored a pair of goals, one with the aid of touches with his arm and his hand, while Elano added another as Brazil beat Ivory Coast 3-1 Sunday to secure a spot in the second round from Group G.

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Italy and New Zealand end in tie

Posted: 06/20/2010 - The meaning of a World Cup draw couldn't be more opposite than in Italy's 1-1 tie with New Zealand on Sunday.

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Paraguay silences Slovakia

Posted: 06/20/2010 - Enrique Vera and Cristian Riveros each scored Sunday as Paraguay took a big step toward the round of 16 with a 2-0 win over Slovakia.

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Denmark eliminates Cameroon

Posted: 06/19/2010 - Denmark eliminated Cameroon from the World Cup and sent the Netherlands through to the second round. Yet the Danes could find little to cherish in their 2-1 victory Saturday night.

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Australia and Ghana end in tie

Posted: 06/19/2010 - The Socceroos held on for a 1-1 draw despite Ghana's man advantage for more than 66 minutes in the World Cup on Saturday, further tightening Group D.

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Netherlands win battle against Japan

Posted: 06/19/2010 - Wesley Sneijder scored the only goal Saturday and the Netherlands beat Japan 1-0, its second straight World Cup win and the second time the Dutch couldn't produce the kind of offensive show they were expected to bring to South Africa.

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England, Algeria end scoreless

Posted: 06/18/2010 - Underdog Algeria held the Three Lions to a second disappointing World Cup draw, a 0-0 tie that left the Group C wide open and is sure to have English fans furious after their team arrived in South Africa as a favorite.

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Serbia shuts down Germany offense

Posted: 06/18/2010 - Milan Jovanovic made the most of it, scoring one minute after German striker Miroslav Klose got ejected Friday to give Serbia a 1-0 World Cup upset over the three-time champions.

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