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U.S., Mexico Soccer Leagues Announce an Annual Tournament

New York Times
Kevin Draper In a major reordering of soccer competition in North America, the top men’s leagues in the United States and Mexico announced Tuesday the creation of an annual World Cup-style tournament in which every team from both leagues will compete. The monthlong tournament will take place in July and......

U.S., Mexico Soccer Leagues Announce an Annual Tournament

New York Times
Kevin Draper In a major reordering of soccer competition in North America, the top men’s leagues in the United States and Mexico announced Tuesday the creation of an annual World Cup-style tournament in which every team from both leagues will compete. The monthlong tournament will take place in July and......

Naomi Osaka Struggles in Return to Tournament News Conferences

New York Times
Christopher Clarey “The Tokyo Olympics, I’ve kind of been waiting for them for eight years almost, because I didn’t make it to the Rio one,” Osaka said of the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. “I felt everyone started asking me about the Tokyo Olympics every year from that point,......

Gold Cup review: U.S. win, Mexico woe and other tournament takeaways

ESPN
The Gold Cup is complete, and after a topsy-turvy, 120-minute battle in Las Vegas on Sunday night, Gregg Berhalter’s U.S. team walked away deserving winners over rivals Mexico and made it two trophies out of two attempts over their neighbors this summer, having won the CONCACAF Nations League at the......

Alexander Zverev wins gold in the men’s singles tennis tournament.

New York Times
Matthew Futterman Alexander Zverev of Germany won the gold medal in the Olympic tennis tournament Sunday, defeating Karen Khachanov of Russia in straight sets 6-3, 6-1. The tournament victory was arguably the most significant of Zverev’s career, especially considering he upset Novak Djokovic, the world No. 1, in the semifinal.......

Why Lake Tahoe’s celebrity golf tournament is a last respite for NFL players

ESPN
STATELINE, Nev. — Two years ago, Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce was sitting at a table not far from the shores of Lake Tahoe engrossed in a conversation he never envisioned he’d be a part of. Justin Timberlake was sitting across from him, regaling Kelce and others with......

Murray (quad) out of Tokyo singles tournament

ESPN
Andy Murray has withdrawn from the men’s singles tennis tournament at the Tokyo Olympics because of a quad strain. The two-time Olympic gold-medal winner was hoping to defend his title at Tokyo 2020, but he has decided to prioritize the men’s doubles tournament alongside Joe Salisbury. The announcement came prior......

No. 1 seed Ashleigh Barty is eliminated from the women’s tennis tournament.

New York Times
Matthew Futterman Ashleigh Barty of Australia is out of the Olympic singles tennis tournament. Just two weeks after winning her first title at Wimbledon, the No. 1-ranked Barty fell in straight sets to Sara Sorribes Tormo of Spain, 6-4, 6-3. Under a broiling sun that combined with high humidity and......

Mexico thrashes France as men’s soccer tournament opens with surprises.

New York Times
Andrew Das CHOFU, Japan — Mexico, the 2012 Olympic men’s soccer gold medalist, opened its campaign to regain that title by thrashing France, 4-1, on Thursday at Tokyo Stadium. Alexis Vega scored on a first-half header and Sebastian Cordova, Uriel Antuna and Erick Aguirre added goals after halftime as Mexico......

The USWNT and Sweden: A Frequent Tale on the Tournament Stage

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgyNTY1MTg3MDA4NjAzODE2/usa-sweden-2019-alex-morgan.jpg Avi Creditor It has gotten to the point now where the draw is but a formality, and if the draw doesn’t come through, then the knockout bracket gods evidently will take care of the rest. If it’s a major tournament (Women’s World Cup or Olympics), chances are the U.S.......

Quality First Home Improvement’s Annual Golf Tournament!

@BreaknNews
The 3rd Annual Quality First Home Improvement, Inc Golf Tournament, Monday, July 19th, 2021, at North Ridge Country Club. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – July 16, 2021 – — Quality First Home Improvement, Inc. is hosting its annual golf tournament event this Monday, July 19th, 2021, at North Ridge Country Club. The event......

The Most Intriguing Players in the Men’s Olympic Tournament

Sports Illustrated
As the U.S. men’s national team thumped Martinique in the Concacaf Gold Cup Thursday night, it was hard not to think about what a subset of those U.S. players are missing out on this summer. Daryl Dike, 21, scored a pair of goals and continues to look the part at......

The Open 2021: News, tee times, schedule, coverage and analysis from the tournament

ESPN
After one year off because of COVID-19, The Open returns. Royal St. George’s, in Sandwich, England, plays host for the 14th time. And this edition won’t be short on intriguing storylines. Can Jon Rahm, fresh off his first major title, back it up with another? Will Bryson DeChambeau be able......

Euro soccer tournament under fire for helping spread COVID-19

Reuters
New COVID wave inevitable if fans, others drop their guard -WHO UEFA says it fully aligned with local guidelines at every venue Italy has warned fans from England not to try to sneak in for quarter-finals German interior minister calls UEFA ‘utterly irresponsible’ COPENHAGEN, July 1 (Reuters) – The Euro......

NBA wants a mid-season tournament, but it needs more incentives

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Kevin Durant #7 of the Brooklyn Nets takes a shot to tie the game and force overtime as P.J. Tucker #17 of the Milwaukee Bucks defends in the final seconds of regulation during game seven of the Eastern Conference second......

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