Tag: Cup

Team USA hits historic low at FIBA World Cup

12:00 PM ET DONGGUAN, China — Sometimes the worst insult can be apathy. Wednesday night, when France beat Team USA, some French players had tears in their eyes and star Rudy Gobert said he’d fulfilled a lifelong dream. Thursday night, when Serbia jumped out to a 25-point lead in the first quarter and went on…

Canada plays Spain to draw in final warm-up match before World Cup

LOGRONO, Spain — Canada goes into the Women’s World Cup unbeaten this year and having conceded just one goal in eight matches after a 0-0 draw with Spain in its final tournament warm-up match Friday. The fifth-ranked Canadian women came on as the match progressed, but lacked the final touch. The 13th-ranked Spaniards, who have…

Riding along with the Stanley Cup

Sidney Crosby and the Stanley Cup kicked off the summer with a salute to Penguins fans at a rally in Pittsburgh on June 14.  Jul 12, 2017 The Pittsburgh Penguins are custodians of the Stanley Cup again this summer — under the capable guidance (and white gloves) of Cup handler Phil Pritchard. What celebrations will…