US men reeling after their biggest upset loss in history

...of promising signs during the Klinsmann era, most recently a pair of wins five days apart in friendly matches at the Netherlands and Germany in early June.The Gold Cup was a step backward. During group play, the Americans hardly impressed...

Americans playing for pride in third-place game of Gold Cup

...before the semifinal defeat, including breakthrough victories in June exhibitions against world champion Germany and the Netherlands, another European power.Panama will be without up to five players because of suspension or injury. Midfielders...

Women's World Cup: Canada moves on despite draw

...Substitute Kirsten Van De Ven scored in the 87th minute and the Netherlands earned a 1-1 draw with host Can ada at the Women's...be determined. China was second in the group and the Netherlands, with a win a loss and a draw, was third.Ashley...

Kirby: 9 postcards needed in summer vacation contest

...with his American friend over the July Fourth holiday and was jokingly explaining about the red, white and blue in the Netherlands flag."Our flag symbolizes our taxes," he said. "We get red when we talk about them, white when we get our...

Chris Froome takes charge of Tour de France as rivals crack

...riders coming off their first rest day Monday, following the Tour's east-to-west swing over nine stages from the Netherlands through Belgium and across northern France.

Ivan Basso diagnosed with testicular cancer, drops out of Tour de France

...peloton-splitting winds and, on Stage 4, teeth-rattling cobblestones on this Tour's opening swing from Utrecht in the Netherlands, through Belgium and across northern France."If nobody attacks, we've won the race," the manager of Froome's...

Silicon Valley company starts to take court disputes online

...York-based arbitration association has deployed it to settle medical claims arising from certain types of car crashes.In the Netherlands, Modria software is being used to guide people through their divorces.The program walks couples through more than...

US men's soccer team rallies to shock Netherlands

...in the 90th, capping a rally from a two-goal second-half deficit and giving the United States a 4-3 win over the Netherlands on Friday night for the Americans' first win against the Dutch.Klaas-Jan Huntelaar scored twice on headers in...

Aussie Rohan Dennis sets speed record in winning opening stage of Tour de France

...A stressful two hours, maybe too stressful."The Netherlands' fourth largest city has 320,000 inhabitants...allowed to ride the Tour de France."The race stays in the Netherlands for Sunday's second stage, which starts out from...

The Way We Were: Brooks Keel at start of his academic career

...lucky enough to have Mrs. Mamie Boehm at Monte Sano School for a teacher. The 30 9-year-olds not only visited the Netherlands, they also learned to plant tulips 'the Dutch way.'"The story went on to describe how Mrs. Willem van der Zalm...