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  • Copa America: Argentina, Chile trying to end title drought

    Copa America: Argentina, Chile trying to end title drought

    Associated Press
    Copa America: Argentina, Chile trying to end title drought

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The South American title won't be the only thing at stake when Argentina and Chile meet in Saturday's Copa America final. …

  • Argentina, Chile poised for Copa America classic

    Argentina, Chile poised for Copa America classic

    AFP News
    Argentina, Chile poised for Copa America classic

    The prospect of leading his country to a first major title in 22 years is driving Lionel Messi as Argentina meet Chile on Saturday in a Copa America final clash of the golden generations. Messi heads a star-studded Argentina desperate to write their own piece of history by winning a first international title since 1993, 12 months after an agonizing defeat to Germany in last year's World Cup final. Chile, meanwhile, are anxious to finally shed their unwanted tag as the perennial nearly men of …

  • Portugal winger Nani to have Fenerbahce medical

    Portugal winger Nani to have Fenerbahce medical

    Reuters
    Portugal winger Nani to have Fenerbahce medical

    (Reuters) - Portugal winger Nani is set to join Fenerbahce from Manchester United with the Turkish club saying negotiations were underway and he will be in Istanbul on Sunday for a medical. "Fenerbahce has begun talks with Luis Nani and his club Manchester United to transfer the player," the Turkish league runners-up said on their official Twitter feed. The 28-year-old joined United in 2007 from Sporting Lisbon, where he spent last season on loan scoring 11 goals. …

  • Mexico striker Hernandez has collarbone surgery

    Mexico striker Hernandez has collarbone surgery

    Reuters
    Mexico striker Hernandez has collarbone surgery

    Mexico striker Javier Hernandez had surgery on a fractured collarbone on Thursday and will be out for four weeks missing the Gold Cup, the Mexican Football Federation (FMF) said. Hernandez was injured during Mexico's 0-0 draw with Honduras in Houston on Wednesday, a warm-up for both teams for the tournament in the United States which kicks off next Tuesday. The 27-year-old Manchester United forward, who spent last season on loan at Real Madrid, collided with defender Brayan Beckeles five …

  • Iran takes hard line on inspections, sanctions at nuke talks

    Iran takes hard line on inspections, sanctions at nuke talks

    Associated Press
    Iran takes hard line on inspections, sanctions at nuke talks

    VIENNA (AP) — Iran took a hard line Thursday on two of the biggest demands of world powers in a final nuclear accord, rejecting any extraordinary inspection rules and threatening to ramp up enrichment of bomb-making material if the United States and other countries re-impose sanctions after the deal is in place. …