Tags: United States

Golf Looks to a Tiger Boom 2.0

Through Tiger Woods’s 11 years in the wilderness between major tournament wins, professional golf searched for a successor. Would it be Phil Mickelson, the once-snakebit lefty who is actually older than Woods but who got over the hump in 2004 to become his most formidable early-career challenger? How about Rory McIlroy, the phenom from Northern…

U.S. 5, Panama 0: Carli Lloyd Scores Three Goals as U.S. Takes Aim at World Cup

CARY, N.C. — The United States used a radically different lineup but had another dominating result. Carli Lloyd scored three goals to fuel a 5-0 victory over Panama on Sunday in the group stage of the Concacaf World Cup qualifying tournament. Christen Press added a goal and two assists for the Americans, who led by…

A Mexican Baseball Team Plays in Texas. It’s a Home Game.

Although tickets were cheaper in Nuevo Laredo, the average paid attendance in Laredo was nearly double, at over 4,000. Fans twirled noisemakers, but those, plus drums and megaphones, were more prevalent in Nuevo Laredo. The attractions in Laredo included postgame fireworks and a playground set up beyond the outfield. An in-game announcement reminded fans visiting…