The Americans overwhelmed defending champion Japan 5-2 Sunday for their record third championship and first since 1999.
The U.S. Women’s soccer team defeated Japan 5-2.
On July 17, 2011 the United States lost to Japan in the Women’s World Cup title match in Germany.
The USA, looking to earn a second-consecutive world title after winning gold in 2013, will play 5-1 Croatia Sunday at 1:30 p.m. EDT. The USA and Croatia played in a Group A preliminary round play on June 28, and the USA sailed to a 103-81 win. Croatia’s path to the championship game was capped by a 91-56 demolishing of Turkey (5-1) in the night’s other medal round semifinal. The gold medal game will be televised live on ESPNU (1:30 p.m. EDT)
The largest crowd in Parkview Field history watched the TinCaps on Independence Day, but Fort Wayne fell to the Dayton Dragons, 6-0. On Saturday, 9,193 fans made it out to the ballpark, the 10th sellout of the season.
The University of Saint Francis Athletic Hall of Fame will welcome one team and four new members in September on Homecoming Weekend when the USF football team plays Trinity International on Sat., Sept. 19.
A generation of American women who grew up playing sports because of Title IX now makes up the television audience that advertisers covet.
Reigning champions United States advanced to the Semi-Finals of the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship with a convincing 86-65 victory overItaly. Four players scored in double figures for USA while Diego Flaccadori tallied 21 points for Italy.
The Leo softball team has officially moved up to Clas 4A. They will be moving up from Class 3A, Sectional 22 to Class 4A, Sectional 5.
The TinCaps shut out the Dayton Dragons, 1-0, at Fifth Third Field on Friday night for their third consecutive win. Fort Wayne has won 10 of its last 13 games and has allowed more than three runs in a game just once during the stretch.
The TinCaps came from behind to defeat the Dayton Dragons, 6-2, at Fifth Third Field on Thursday night.
Mad Ants forward C.J. Fair will get his chance to impress Boston’s brass in the near future, as Fair will suit up for the Celtics in summer league play.