Here's What We Know About The U.S. Open Blimp Crash

Thousands of people at the U.S. Open golf tournament in Wisconsin were shocked when a commercial blimp flying over the golf course crashed and burst into flames Thursday.  The pilot, who was still inside the airship when it crashed, suffered serious burns. He was taken to a Milwaukee hospital in serious condition, but his injuries were not […]

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U.S. Open 2017 leaderboard scores: Rickie Fowler leads after Thursday’s first round at Erin Hills

We’ve got 18 holes in the books at Erin Hills and while we’ve got a superstar at the top of the U.S. Open leaderboard, most of the big names struggled. Some notes on some of the bigger stories of Day 1 at the U.S. Open. Score of the Day This is an easy and obvious […]

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The U.S. Women's Hockey Team Had Boycotted For Fair Pay. Now They're World Champs

The U.S. women’s national hockey team became the world champions Friday at the International Ice Hockey Federation’s Women’s World Championship in Plymouth, Michigan. U.S. forward Hilary Knight scored the winning goal in overtime, ending the game with a 3-2 lead over Canada. The team’s stunning victory came less than two weeks after it won a more personal battle against […]

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On Equal Pay Day, U.S. Women’s Soccer Players Finally Strike A Deal

The United States women’s national soccer team have reached a deal with the U.S. Soccer Federation that could resolve a yearlong dispute over equality issues including pay. The USWNT and the U.S. Soccer Federation, the sport’s American governing body, ratified a new collective bargaining agreement Tuesday night ― just over a year since five top […]

Baseball: World Baseball Classic-Final-USA at Puerto Rico

U.S. Wins First World Baseball Classic Title With 8-0 Rout Of Puerto Rico

March 22 (Reuters) – The United States broke through to win their first World Baseball Classic title with an emphatic 8-0 victory over Puerto Rico in Los Angeles on Wednesday behind the stellar pitching of Marcus Stroman and a 13-hit attack. Puerto Rico came in with a spotless 7-0 record in the 16-team tournament but […]

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U.S. Women's Hockey Team Will Boycott World Championship Tournament Over Fair Pay

The U.S. women’s national soccer team has spent the last year waging a public battle with the U.S. Soccer Federation over equal pay and fair wages. Now, it’s the women’s hockey team’s turn. Members of the U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team announced Wednesday that they will not play in this month’s International Ice Hockey Federation […]

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U.S. Soccer Orders All Players To 'Stand Respectfully' For National Anthem

An amendment to U.S. Soccer federation regulations now requires all players to “stand respectfully” at games for the national anthem. The change was made following an anthem protest against inequality in America before at least three matches last year by a player currently on the women’s soccer team. The new regulation, passed last month by […]

PGA: Ryder Cup

U.S. Wins Ryder Cup For First Time Since 2008

By Larry Fine CHASKA, Minnesota (Reuters) – Ryan Moore clinched a thrilling U.S. Ryder Cup triumph over Europe on Sunday at Hazeltine National, beating Lee Westwood to end a long U.S. wait to reclaim the golden trophy in golf’s greatest team competition. With Westwood in for bogey at the 18th, Moore rolled his birdie putt […]

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U.S. Chess Team Wins Olympic Gold in Baku

The golden U.S. team from right: Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So, Ray Robson, Samuel Shankland, Captain John Donaldson, Hikaru Nakamura, coach Alex Lenderman The United States bested 180 teams and won the 42nd World Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan. At the closing ceremony last Tuesday, they received the gold medals and the traditional Azerbaijani hats – […]

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U.S. Veterans Explain Why They’re Standing With Colin Kaepernick

WASHINGTON ― Many have accused San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick of not supporting veterans since he decided not to stand for the national anthem at a preseason game on Friday in protest of how people of color are treated in America. But not all former members of the military see Kaepernick’s protest as disrespectful. […]