Art will combine with emotion come Friday’s start of the 2010 World Cup. Here’s a look at how ten fans from ten different nations portrayed their support for their countries at previous World Cup matches.
What’s the rush in bringing the 21-year-old phenom up to the major league level?
TIME’s “football-mad writers” will be covering every match of the 2010 World Cup, which kicks off this Friday in South Africa. Get ready for all the action by following along at TIME’s World Cup blog.
“The 28-year-old player had just summoned the strength to throw the game of his life, but then somehow summoned the grace not to throw the tantrum he was entitled to. It was an incredible act of class and compassion, and
A day after Jozy Altidore missed an exhibition game, the forward was back on the field testing out his ankle – a joint that may or may not still be injured.
South Korea has discovered an outside weapon from within its soccer fan base: webbed feet.
With a week to go before the 19th World Cup kicks off, we were due a major piece of injury news. On the same day, we got two.
“Yeah, I was out.”
— JASON DONALD, Cleveland Indians shortshop, on a blown call at first base on his ground ball that ended a bid for a perfect game by Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga (via MLB.com).
Oh ye gods of baseball! Why dost thou smite the ambition of youth for the folly of the blind? Is thy glee found in the doldrums of agony and unsatisfied joy? Didst thou ever consult with Ernie Harwell before fate fell before us?
Ah, Lakers-Celtics. The matchup between the two dynastic franchises from Los Angeles and Boston, who will be squaring off in the NBA Finals for the 12th time, brings back so many memories.
Shock turned to incredulity and then growing outrage last night among baseball fans across the country, who turned their wrath on Jim Joyce, the umpire who openly admitted to costing pitcher Armando Galarraga a perfect game with …