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  • Angry fans break security fence as Sport stay top in Brazil By Andrew Downie - Reuters - 17 minutes ago

    By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO, (Reuters) - Avai fans broke the security fencing surrounding the pitch and forced police to intervene on Sunday after the referee awarded a late penalty to Sport in their 2-2 draw. The spot kick came in the second minute of injury time and allowed Sport to salvage a point and retain their unbeaten …

  • Danny Lee wins Greenbrier Classic in 4-man playoff JOHN RABY - Associated Press - 28 minutes ago
    Danny Lee poses with the trophy after winning the Greenbrier Classic golf tournament at Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Tilley)

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Danny Lee was overcome with nerves after qualifying for a four-man playoff at The Greenbrier Classic.

  • 4 Royals elected to start All-Star Game; Reds' Frazier, too RONALD BLUM - Associated Press - 36 minutes ago
    Kansas City Royals' Lorenzo Cain slides home to score the game-winning run on a double by Eric Hosmer during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins Sunday, July 5, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals won the game 3-2. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    NEW YORK (AP) — Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City's Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as starters for the All-Star Game.

  • (Reuters) - Former teenage prodigy Danny Lee secured his long awaited breakthrough when he parred the second extra hole to win a four-way playoff at the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia on Sunday. The victory was the first on the PGA Tour for the New Zealander who beat Canadian David Hearn at the Old White TPC in White …

  • Soccer: Women's World Cup-Final-Japan at United States

    United States captain Carli Lloyd struck a sensational hat-trick inside the opening 16 minutes of the Women's World Cup final, including a goal from the half-way line, as her team took a shock 4-0 lead against Japan on Sunday. The opener came in the third minute when Megan Rapinoe drove a low diagonal ball across the area …

  • PGA: U.S. Open-Second Round

    Bernd Wiesberger recorded his first win on the European Tour since 2012 with a three-stroke victory in the French Open on Sunday amid challenging conditions. After play at Le National was halted for an hour because of a thunderstorm, the Austrian fired a closing 65 for a 13-under par total of 271, leaving him clear of …

  • Greek voters overwhelmingly reject bailout terms Al Jazeera - 1 hour 28 minutes ago
    Greek voters overwhelmingly reject bailout terms

    With 97 percent of votes counted, results show Greeks rejecting terms of international bailout by 61 to 38 percent.

  • With Blatter no show, Hayatou to present trophy at women's final By Simon Evans - Reuters - 2 hours 47 minutes ago

    By Simon Evans VANCOUVER, (Reuters) - Cameroonian Issa Hayatou, one of FIFA’s vice-presidents, will present the Women’s World Cup trophy to the winners on Sunday in the absence of FIFA president Sepp Blatter, a spokesman for the governing body said. Blatter, the head of the scandal-hit governing body is not in Vancouver …

  • U.S. football fans issue warning to Japan: 'It's our time' By Robert Chiarito - Reuters - 2 hours 47 minutes ago

    By Robert Chiarito CHICAGO (Reuters) - Scores of football fans, waving the American flag and wearing red, white and blue normally worn during July 4 cookouts, attended viewing parties across the nation for the women's World Cup final between the United States and Japan on Sunday. The game in Vancouver is a grudge match …

  • (Reuters) - Americans and Robert Streb, Canadian David Hearn and Kiwi Danny Lee are in a sudden-death playoff at the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia. They finished regulation locked at 13-under-par 267 at the Old White TPC in White Sulphur Springs. (Reporting by Andrew Both in Cary, North Carolina, editing by Gene  …

  • Ferencvaros completed a rare Cup treble in four months after seeing off champions Videoton 3-0 away in the Hungarian Super Cup final on Sunday in the city of Szekesfehervar. Ferencvaros claimed last season's League Cup with a 2-1 win over Debrecen in April and lifted the Hungarian Cup by beating Videoton 4-0 at home in …

  • Do you agree with The Sunday Game’s man-of-the-match selections?

    TJ Reid and Alan O’Connor got the nod.

  • FIFA corruption clouds lift for Women's World Cup final By Steve Keating - Reuters - 3 hours ago
    Soccer: Women's World Cup-Semifinal-United States at Germany

    By Steve Keating VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A Women's World Cup that began under the cloud of a FIFA corruption scandal is set for a dazzling finish when holders Japan face the United States in an intriguing final on Sunday. The scandals that have rocked the soccer world for more than a month were far from the minds of thousands …

  • Brewers extend win streak to 8 games with 6-1 victory MARK SCHMETZER - Associated Press - 3 hours ago
    Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Taylor Jungmann throws against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 5, 2015, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Taylor Jungmann kept the Milwaukee Brewers rolling.

  • Happy Hamilton a home winner again By Alan Baldwin - Reuters - 3 hours ago
    British Grand Prix 2015

    By Alan Baldwin SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton soaked up the energy of a roaring home crowd to win the British Grand Prix for the second year in a row on Sunday and forge 17 points clear of Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg. Germany's Sebastian Vettel finished third for Ferrari, …

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