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Watch parties draw thousands for U.S. round of 16 match

Watch parties draw thousands for U.S. round of 16 match

AUSTIN, Texas | They turned out by the tens of thousands, some painted in red, white and blue, waving flags and chanting "I Believe!" in city parks, stadiums and sports bars from coast to coast on Tuesday to watch the U.S. national soccer team play Belgium in the knockout round of the World Cup.

July 01, 2014 7:21 pm
Brazilian city had big role for US in WWII

Brazilian city had big role for US in WWII

NATAL, Brazil | Long before the U.S. soccer team arrived in this balmy coastal city for the World Cup, another group of uniformed Americans came through. They turned this isolated part of northeast Brazil — the closest point in the Americas to Africa — into a World War II boomtown.

June 15, 2014 8:30 pm Photos


Nike cutting ties to Livestrong

Nike cutting ties to Livestrong

AUSTIN, Texas | With Nike's help, Lance Armstrong's Livestrong cancer charity turned a little yellow wristband into a global symbol for cancer survivors.

May 28, 2013 5:35 pm
Armstrong sued for $12 million bonus

Armstrong sued for $12 million bonus

AUSTIN, Texas | A Dallas promotions company sued Lance Armstrong on Thursday, demanding he repay $12 million in bonuses and fees it paid him for winning the Tour de France.

February 07, 2013 6:20 pm
Anti-doping officials want Armstrong under oath

Anti-doping officials want Armstrong under oath

A televised confession by Lance Armstrong isn't enough.

January 15, 2013 6:15 pm
Armstrong awaits 'candid' Oprah interview

Armstrong awaits 'candid' Oprah interview

AUSTIN, Texas | Out for a Sunday morning jog in bright sunshine, Lance Armstrong hardly looked like a man about to finally confront the doping scandal that has shadowed his storied career like an angry storm cloud.

January 13, 2013 4:22 pm

Armstrong team stumbles as it takes USADA to court

AUSTIN, Texas | A federal judge handed Lance Armstrong a quick setback Monday as he went to court to save his seven Tour de France titles and his reputation as one of the greatest cyclists ever.

July 09, 2012 7:30 pm
Armstrong considering 'all options' in drug charge

Armstrong considering 'all options' in drug charge

AUSTIN, Texas | Lance Armstrong is gearing up for a fight over the latest round of doping allegations.

June 14, 2012 8:00 pm
US Anti-Doping Agency charges Armstrong

US Anti-Doping Agency charges Armstrong

AUSTIN, Texas | The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is bringing doping charges against seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, threatening to strip his victories in the storied cycling race.

June 13, 2012 10:00 pm Photos


Big 12's Beebe out, revenue sharing on table

The Big 12 dumped its embattled commissioner Thursday and said nine schools had pledged to give their TV rights to the conference for the next six years, a step intended to preserve a fractured league that has lost two members in the past year and is expected to lose another by next summer.

September 22, 2011 10:00 pm
Big 12, Big East start picking up pieces

Big 12, Big East start picking up pieces

Turned away by the Pac-12, the Big 12's most powerful members are trying to find ways to live together again after weeks of hurtling toward a break up.

September 21, 2011 5:55 pm

No. 11 Aztecs do it again, upset West Virginia

AUSTIN, Texas | San Diego State nudged its way into the NCAA tournament. Then the Aztecs dazzled their way through the first two rounds.

March 24, 2010 9:30 am

San Diego State coach: 'Our work isn't done'

AUSTIN, Texas| Everyone else was impressed when San Diego State upset Texas on the Longhorns' home court. Less than 24 hours later, the Aztecs were rather ho-hum about it.

March 22, 2010 4:45 pm

No. 9 Oklahoma wins Big 12 title

SAN ANTONIO | The championship dream finally died for No. 1 Missouri. The Oklahoma Sooners showed the Tigers just what it takes to win a title: defense and a bruising running game near the goal line.

December 02, 2007 12:00 am

LSU focuses on first game without Chatman


March 17, 2007 12:00 am

Conradt resigns as Texas coach

AUSTIN, Texas | When Jody Conradt won her first game as a coach, women played six-on-six basketball and only two players could go the length of the court.

March 13, 2007 12:00 am

Durant making case as best player in college hoops

AUSTIN, Texas | Of all the crazy numbers surrounding Kevin Durant, here's the one that might be the most impressive: 18.

February 10, 2007 12:00 am

Texas one step

AUSTIN, Texas | The No. 2 Texas Longhorns can smell the Rose Bowl.

December 02, 2005 12:00 am

And another No. 1 gone

AUSTIN, Texas | With one high-flying display of muscle and moxie, Maurice Ager and the Michigan State Spartans put the exclamation point on their bruising run through the NCAA tournament.

March 26, 2005 12:00 am

Bike: Just do it

AUSTIN, Texas -- Lance Armstrong's run of six straight Tour de France victories has raised cycling's profile in the United States to unprecedented levels.

July 27, 2004 12:00 am

Close with plenty of cigars for Georgia Tech


April 05, 2004 12:00 am

Who's class is best? Who knows?


February 04, 2004 12:00 am

Armstrong still king of France

Lance Armstrong: AP Male Athlete of the Year

December 29, 2003 12:00 am

Savior of Baylor basketball fell hard from grace


September 04, 2003 12:00 am

Tapes reveal Bliss told players to lie about Dennehy


August 17, 2003 12:00 am

Horns hook Michigan State


March 31, 2003 12:00 am

Heavy hitters, newcomers still in field


March 26, 2003 12:00 am

Sooners stunner

Oklahoma 86, Duke 71

March 30, 2002 12:00 am

Recruiting analysis a guessing game


February 09, 2002 12:00 am
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