Soccer

Copa America is the most important soccer tournament in South America and has been filled with upsets as favorites Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and host Argentina were all eliminated in the quarterfinals, leaving four long shots in the semifinals.  After playing a scoreless draw in one semi,... Read More

Japan's exciting victory over the USA on penalty kicks brought ESPN a huge national rating of 8.6, the second highest TV rating ever for women's soccer, trailing only the 1999 World Cup final between the USA and China on ABC, which garnered a 13.3.  By comparison, the final round of the... Read More

Legendary Spanish football franchise Real Madrid has descended upon Los Angeles for preseason training camp. This nearly 6,000 mile voyage coincides with the team's game against the LA Galaxy, played last Saturday at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, and Wednesday's contest vs. Chivas Guadalajara... Read More

Speaking of Barcelona and Real Madrid, the two great Spanish rivals met in the finals of the Copa del Rey (the King's Cup) and Madrid scored a dramatic overtime goal to capture the Spanish national tournament 1-0 in Valencia. The team immediately flew back to the Spanish capital and the all-... Read More

On April 29, the much-ballyhooed Royal Wedding will take place in Westminster Abbey and Los Angeles will be represented. When Prince William and Kate Middleton tie the knot in London, David Beckham and his wife Victoria (Posh Girl Spice) will be among the invited guests in spite of the... Read More

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