Those who follow sports — particularly golf — have probably heard of Rory McIlroy. He topped the world Amateur Golf rankings for a week at age 17. Then at age 22 he became the youngest winner of the U.S.
The United States plays in the finals of the women's World Cup soccer championship against Japan Sunday afternoon. As thrilling as the ride has been so far, the women on the team know that a great journey needs a great ending.A short while before the World Cup tournament began, U.S.
A player from Northern Ireland charged up the leaderboard at the British Open. But it's not the one you might expect.Darren Clarke shot his second straight 2-under 68 Friday, good enough for a share of the lead heading into the weekend.
Although there will only be one Chicago Cub on the All-Star roster this year, the Cubs had more impressive showings in the past. For a while, there was one player who practically had a permanent spot: Ernie Banks, "Mr.
Chicago did not land the Olympics, but our city was home to one of the greatest Olympians. His name was Johnny Weissmuller. He was a swimmer. And he never lost.There always was controversy over where and when Johnny was born. The best guess is Romania in 1904.