Italy fires national team soccer coach Ventura after failure to earn World Cup berth

(ROME) -- The Italian Football Federation announced the firing of the head coach of the national soccer team on Wednesday after he failed to guide them to next summer's World Cup.

Italy lost to Sweden, 1-0 on aggregate, in a World Cup qual... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 11/14/17

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:

Boston 109, Brooklyn 102
Toronto 129, Houston 113
San Antonio 97, Dallas 91


UCLA basketball players admit to shoplifting in China, thank Trump

(LOS ANGELES) --  The three UCLA basketball players detained in China last week have admitted to shoplifting and thanked President Donald Trump for helping them return to the U.S.

The players remain suspended indefinitely as UCLA revi... Read More

Trump personally asked Chinese president to resolve case of detained UCLA players

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said he has personally appealed to Chinese President Xi Jinping to help resolve the case of three UCLA men's basketball players who were arrested for alleged shoplifting in China last week and now potentially fa... Read More

Scoreboard Roundup -- 11/13/17

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores from today's sports events:

Washington 110, Sacramento 92
Cleveland 104, N.Y. Knicks 101
Milwaukee 110, Memphis 103
New Orleans 1... Read More

Boston's Betts rolls perfect game at PBA event

(NEW YORK) -- Boston Red Sox All-Star Mookie Betts rolled a perfect 300 in the final qualifying round of a World Series of Bowling event Sunday night in Reno, Nevada.

Betts is competing in his second World Series of Bowling in the past three y... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 11/12/17

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores from today's sports events:

Boston 95, Toronto 94
Detroit 112, Miami 103
Houston 118, Indiana 95
Oklahoma City 112, Dallas 99
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Scoreboard roundup -- 11/11/17

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events:

New Orleans 111, L.A. Clippers 103
Washington 113, Atlanta 94
Houston 111, Memphis 96
N.Y. Knicks 1... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 11/10/17

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s games:

Detroit 111, Atlanta 104
Boston 90, Charlotte 87
Indiana 105, Chicago 87
Milwaukee 94, San Antonio 87
O... Read More

Hope Solo accuses former FIFA head Sepp Blatter of sexual assault

(NEW YORK) -- U.S. soccer star Hope Solo has accused former FIFA president Sepp Blatter of sexually assaulting her in 2013, according to a new interview with the Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 11/9/17

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday's sports events:

Washington 111, L.A. Lakers 95
Toronto 122, New Orleans 118
Houston 117, Cleveland 113
Sacramento 109, Ph... Read More

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's suspension upheld after court denies injunction request

(NEW YORK) -- The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied an emergency injunction request from Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott Thursday, meaning his six-game suspension is back on.

Elliott won't be eligible to play on Sunday i... Read More

NFL expects contract extension for commissioner Roger Goodell to be completed soon

(NEW YORK) -- The National Football League expects to finalize a five-year contract extension with commissioner Roger Goodell soon, the league said, despite threats of a lawsuit from powerful Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.

NFL spokesman... Read More

Venus Williams deposed in fatal car crash case

(PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.) -- Venus Williams arrived at her lawyer's West Palm Beach, Florida, office earlier Thursday morning to give a deposition related to the fatal car crash that killed an elderly man last June.

The tennis champion fa... Read More