Americans expect a tough gold-medal game against Serbia

MADRID - After a difficult summer, the Basketball World Cup has been pretty easy...So one more game to complete our mission." FRANCE 95, LITHUANIA 93In Madrid, France came from behind in the final quarter to beat Lithuania and win the...

Team USA turns focus to Rio after romping to World Cup of Basketball title

MADRID - It feels like so long ago, though it's been only a decade.The U.S...Maybe France, which followed last year's European title with a bronze in Madrid even without Tony Parker, could be the team if the San Antonio Spurs point...

Manchester United tops Real Madrid before 109,318 fans

...half, and Manchester United beat Real Madrid 3-1 on Saturday in front of the largest...Olympic final.Gareth Bale scored for Real Madrid, but the European champions finished winless...came on as a second-half substitute for Madrid.

Defending champion U.S. rolls into Basketball World Cup final

BARCELONA, Spain - Madrid awaits. Spain doesn't.The gold-medal matchup seemingly everyone wanted in the Basketball World Cup ? maybe even some U...


...Griner, beat the Chicago Sky 87-82 to complete a three-game sweep of the WNBA Finals for their third championship.? In Madrid, Milos Teodosic scored 24 points and Serbia reached the championship game of the Basketball World Cup by beating France 90-85...


...also had 14 for the Americans, who will play Lithuania on Thursday in Barcelona for a spot in Sunday's gold-medal game in Madrid. Lithuania beat Turkey 73-61.? In Phoenix, Brittney Griner shook off two blows to the face to finish with 19 points...

All eyes on Madrid for Champions League semifinals

Madrid will be the center of the soccer world this week when Real Madrid plays host to Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid welcomes Chelsea in the Champions League semifinals.Bayern coach Pep Guardiola and Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho dominated...

Real Madrid to play defending champ Bayern Munich in Champions League semifinals

NYON, Switzerland - Real Madrid will play defending champion Bayern Munich in the Champions League semifinals, and Atletico Madrid will face Chelsea.Madrid and Bayern have combined to win 14 European Cup or Champions...

Real Madrid roars back to beat rival Atletico in Champions League Final

LISBON, Portugal - Real Madrid broke down Atletico Madrid's resistance in extra time to win the Champions League...finally deliver the club's record 10th European title.Real Madrid struck three times in the second period of extra time...

Rafael Nadal wins Madrid Open title after foe withdraws

MADRID - Rafael Nadal won his fourth Madrid Open title on Sunday after Kei Nishikori was forced to withdraw...from the right wrist injury that forced him to withdraw from the Madrid Open a week ago.The second-ranked Serb has been practicing...