There’s something odd, possibly even uncomfortable, about seeing former child stars all grown up and sexing it up for the cameras. Mackenzie Rosman, who played little Ruthie in 7th Heaven, has decided at the age of 23 that it’s high time she stripped down to her bra and pants for Maxim magazine in the US.
Barcelona have confirmed captain Carles Puyol has signed a three-year extension to his current contract, keeping him at the Nou Camp until 2013.
World Cup hosts South Africa have sacked coach Joel Santana after a miserable run of eight losses in nine friendly internationals.
Substitute Martin Palermo’s close-range finish deep into injury time earned Argentina a thrilling last-gasp 2-1 win over Peru in Buenos Aires just minutes after Diego Maradona’s side looked to have suffered yet another World Cup qualifying setback. Palermo, whom Maradona recalled to the side after a 10-year absence, tapped home at the far post in driving rain to send his coach diving across the sodden turf in celebration.
The battle to host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games appears to be heating up between Chicago, Illinois, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, two sources close to the process said Thursday. The revelation came after a day of furious behind-the-scenes lobbying of International Olympic Committee members by American first lady Michelle Obama and famed talk show host Oprah Winfrey, who both hail from Chicago
Defending champions Spain will face the Czech Republic in this year’s Davis Cup final after they claimed an unassailable 3-0 lead over Israel in their semifinal on Saturday.
British Transport Police said Saturday they are investigating after a man left a bag containing a corrosive substance at a train station outside London.
On the grainy, silent black and white video, it’s hard to tell exactly what happened the night of June 14 in Miami Beach. But one thing is certain: A tourist, Husien Shehada, can be seen falling to the ground, shot by a police officer
Third seed Rafael Nadal of Spain overcame a first set tiebreaker loss to cruise through the next three sets and beat Frenchman Gael Monfils 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 in the U.S.