A young American defense came apart on a hot, tropical afternoon, and the United States opened the final round of World Cup qualifying with a loss for the first time in 24 years.
Mix Diskerud scored his first international goal in the third minute of injury time, giving the United States a 2-2 tie against Russia on Wednesday in an exhibition game at Krasnodar.
Clint Dempsey had a pair of goals and assisted on Carlos Bocanegra’s equalizer, and the United States rallied to beat Guatemala 3-1 Tuesday night and reached next year’s final round of World Cup qualifying.
A legendary swim coach who trained with Janet Evans and other Olympians faced a lawsuit from a colleague who claims he interfered with another coach’s attempts to uncover sex abuse allegations.
The United States rebounded from a loss at Jamaica in World Cup qualifying, beating the Reggae Boyz 1-0 Tuesday night as Herculez Gomez curled a free kick in the 55th minute.
Michael Orozco Fiscal scored in the 80th minute, giving the United States its first-ever win at Mexico with a 1-0 victory in an exhibition Wednesday night.
LeBron James and Kobe Bryant took a seat, then the U.S. Olympic basketball team took control.
Blake Griffin, Andre Iguodala and James Harden have been chosen for the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team, a person with knowledge of the decisions told The Associated Press on Saturday.
Marco Pappa scored on a free kick in the 83rd minute, giving Guatemala a 1-1 tie with the United States in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday night.
The United States is off to a successful, though far from perfect start in qualifying for the 2014 World Cup.
A Southern California company is recalling dried mushroom slices sold at Costco Wholesale stores that may have been contaminated with chemicals.
The United States will play France in a friendly at the Stade de France on Nov. 11, the first meeting between the nations in 32 years.
A missing 8-year-old autistic boy has been found safe after spending the night alone in the San Bernardino woods.
Jurgen Klinsmann’s debut is out of the way. All he needs now is a win. Klinsmann’s debut coaching U.S. soccer was bolstered by Robbie Rogers’ tying goal late in the second half to help the Americans salvage a 1-1 draw against Mexico on Wednesday night.
A Winnetka man charged in a wild brawl that ended with stabbings outside the Rose Bowl before a USC-UCLA football game pleaded no contest Thursday to two attempted murder charges.