NIGERIA’S SUPER EAGLES TEAM WINS AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS

The curtain came down on the Orange Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) at the National Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday evening when Nigeria and Burkina Faso dueled to decide the champion team of Africa. After 94 minutes of action, the Super Eagles had secured their third Afcon title by a 1-0 margin. Vuvuzelas blared and… [Continue Reading]

TIGER WOODS WINS 74th PGA TOURNAMENT, PASSES JACK NICHLAUS

Almost everything has changed in the life of Tiger Woods over the last three years, but that was hard to keep in mind as Woods held off a pesky Bo Van Pelt at the AT&T National at Congressional Country Club in Washington, D.C., on Sunday. For Woods and golf in general, everything is starting to… [Continue Reading]

ALLYSON FELIX BLOWS AWAY THE TRACK IN OLYMPIC TRIALS 200M WIN

Allyson Felix ran a lifetime-best 21.69 seconds in the 200-meter final on a rain-soaked track Saturday night in the U.S. Olympic trials. She easily pulled away, no signs of the stress from the last week weighing her down. Still to be determined is whether she’ll be competing in the 100 after finishing in a third-place… [Continue Reading]

ALLYSON FELIX, JENEBA TARMOH, DEAD HEAT AT OLYMPIC TRIALS: COIN TOSS MAY DECIDE WINNER

Bobby Kersee is struggling to make heads or tails of USA Track and Field’s new procedures designed to help break the third-place tie between Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh in the women’s 100 meters at the Olympic trials. Heads or tails just might be what decides it. The scenarios involve either a coin toss or… [Continue Reading]