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Italy's forward Ciro Immobile reacts at the end of the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification football match between Italy and Sweden, on November 13, 2017 at the San Siro stadium in Milan. Italy failed to reach the World Cup for the first time since 1958 (Miguel MEDINA / AFP)

Dismay, disbelief as Italy misses World Cup

Italy's failure to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years was greeted by a mixture of disbelief, dismay and resigned…


Azkals battle host Nepal

by Jonas Terrado The dream that eluded the Philippine Azkals three years ago could become a reality today as they shoot for a historic berth…

Case Keenum #7 of the Minnesota Vikings (Patrick Smith / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)

NFL: Keenum or Bridgewater?

When Case Keenum sat down at his locker, Teddy Bridgewater flashed a smile and said he was talking trash about his fellow Vikings quarterback. (more…)

Jared Goff #16 of the Los Angeles Rams runs for extra yardage during the game against the Houston Texans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Harry How / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)

NFL: Resurgent Rams overpower Texans

Jared Goff threw for three touchdowns as the resurgent Los Angeles Rams overpowered the Houston Texans to maintain their push towards the postseason on Sunday.…

Joseph Blatter (L) and Hope Solo (R) (TORU YAMANAKA, Jason Merritt / AFP)

Sepp Blatter calls Hope Solo claim ‘absurd’

The former head of world football Sepp Blatter said Saturday that claims by US women's goalkeeper Hope Solo that he had grabbed her backside were…