FORTALEZA, Brazil - He was called a hero and a savior by his Mexican teammates. His Brazilian opponents said he produced miracles.
NATAL, Brazil- After Clint Dempsey's historic early goal, the United States spent more than an hour struggling to hold off wave after wave of Ghana attacks. It was no surprise when Ghana tied the game in the 82nd minute.
SAN DIEGO - Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died of cancer at 54.
SAN ANTONIO - From their low moment in the NBA Finals, back to the top of the league. The San Antonio Spurs turned the rematch with the Miami Heat into no match at all.
PINEHURST, N.C. - Martin Kaymer returned to the elite in golf with a U.S. Open victory that ranks among the best.
BROOKLYN, Mich - Jimmie Johnson finally won a NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
PINEHURST, N.C. - Martin Kaymer is playing a brand of golf rarely seen in the U.S. Open. It might even be enough for soccer-mad Germany to pay attention.
Training can be a brutal process for canoe and kayak racers. With practices at least twice a day, six days a week as part of the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club, Owen Farley-Klacik said he and his teammates have to keep an eye toward the end game.
PARIS - Nothing came easily for Maria Sharapova in the French Open final.
SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Spurs handled the Heat, and the heat, during a sweltering start to the NBA Finals.
Josh Wright is finally finding a little time to get acclimated with his new surroundings in the desert of New Mexico.
DOVER, Del. - Jimmie Johnson raced his way to another routine romp at Dover International Speedway.
DESTIN, Fla. - The Southeastern Conference is preparing for the possibility of recruiting reform, change the football powerhouse would rather avoid.
Lake Lanier has become somewhat of a second home for Alex Crawford.
RIO DE JANEIRO - With two quick and sublimely deft touches, Mario Goetze ended Germany's 24-year wait for another World Cup title.
LOUDON, N.H. - Brad Keselowski completed a flawless weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and won Sunday under a green-white checkered finish.
MACON - Gainesville High's Jackson Bishop tied for 15th at the Georgia Amateur Championship on Sunday.