Sep 20, 2015

Samoa tops U.S. in teams' Pool B opener

With tougher tests ahead, Samoa started its Rugby World Cup campaign with a 25-16 win over the United States in Pool B on Sunday and, after South Africa’s shock defeat to Japan on Saturday, will be delighted to be safely over the first hurdle. ...

U.S. spikers outplay Japan in FIVB Men's World Cup

Sep 9, 2015

U.S. spikers outplay Japan in FIVB Men's World Cup

Japan suffered its first defeat at the FIVB Men’s World Cup on Wednesday night, going down in four sets to the United States. Matthew Anderson had a game high 20 points for the Americans, who produced a fairly dominant display to win 25-23, 21-25, ...

Wallabies won't underestimate U.S. in warmup

Sep 4, 2015

Wallabies won't underestimate U.S. in warmup

Australia scrumhalf Nick Phipps won’t be underestimating the United States in a Rugby World Cup warmup match Saturday at Soldier Field. U.S. coach Mike Tolkin has said the Eagles, ranked 16th in the world, won’t be intimidated by the second-ranked Wallabies. That doesn’t surprise ...

U.S. lauds Abe WWII anniversary statement

Aug 16, 2015

U.S. lauds Abe WWII anniversary statement

The White House on Friday gave high marks to a statement issued by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. “We welcome Prime Minister Abe’s expression of deep remorse for the suffering caused by ...