Japan Routs Tennessee, 12-2, to Win 2012 Little League World Series
Noriatsu Osaka had three home runs and a triple, as the team from Tokyo, Japan beat Goodlettsville, Tennessee, 12-2, on Sunday in the championship game of the 2012 Little League World Series in South Williamsport, PA.
2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 3 — Missy Franklin and Matt Grevers Win Gold Medals
The US swim team captured two gold medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Monday, while the US men’s gymnastics squad disappointed. Here’s what happened at the London Games:
2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 2 — France Upsets US Swimmers in 4×100 Relay
Upsets and world records ruled the day on Day 2 of competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Here’s a brief recap of Sunday’s action:
Girl Sings Possibly the Worst Version of National Anthem Ever
Like most US sporting events, Saturday’s Major League Soccer match between FC Dallas and the Los Angeles Galaxy was preceded by the singing of the national anthem, but only one rendition was this bad.
2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 1 — Ryan Lochte Wins Gold; Michael Phelps Is Fourth
After yesterday’s Opening Ceremony, the 2012 Summer Olympics had its first full day of competition on Saturday.
This Weekend in Sports — Wimbledon, UFC 148 and the Red Sox-Yankees Rivalry Renewed
Wimbledon ends the fortnight by crowning its champions, ultimate fighting has a stellar card and baseball’s best rivalry gets the national spotlight. Here’s what’s happening in sports this weekend.
LeBron James’ Gets Triple-Double to Lead Miami Heat Past Oklahoma City Thunder 121-106 to Win the NBA Title
LeBron James recorded a triple-double, and the Miami Heat won the 2012 NBA title with a 121-106 rout of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Miami on Thursday night.
Roger Clemens Verdict: Not Guilty
A jury acquitted Roger Clemens on all charges Monday in his federal perjury trial, deciding the seven-time Cy Young Award winner did not lie when he denied ever using performance-enhancing drugs in front of a Congressional committee in February of 2008.
Dario Franchitti Wins Indy 500
Dario Franchitti won the 96th running of the Indy 500 on Sunday by holding off a charging Takuma Sato, who crashed on the last lap. It was the third Indy 500 win for Franchitti, making him one of 10 drivers to win the race three or more times. Piloting his red No. 50 Target-sponsored car, Franchitti won despite starting 16th.
2012 NFL Schedule Released; Eli and Peyton Manning to Make 2012 Debuts in Primetime
The 2012 NFL schedule was released by the league on Tuesday night. Each week of the 2012 NFL season is filled with divisional match-ups and conference rivalries, but these are the most interesting games.
NCAA Title Game: Kentucky Beats Kansas 67-59 To Win National Championship
Doron Lamb scored 22 points, and Kentucky held off a spirited Kansas rally to beat the Jayhawks 67-59 in the NCAA title game in New Orleans on Monday night. The win gave the Wildcats (38-2) their eighth national championship in school history and first since 1998.
NCAA Basketball Tournament Report: Ohio State, Florida, Syracuse and Louisville Advance
Ohio State and Florida joined Big East powers Syracuse and Louisville in advancing to the regional finals of the 2012 NCAA tournament on Thursday. Here’s a recap of Thursday’s NCAA tournament games: