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  • The World Cup Final match ball is seen during a press conference on July 12, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. GETTY IMAGES/Clive Rose

    World Cup final: How Argentina and Germany match up

    Thomas Michalakos and News1130 Staff

    The 20th FIFA World Cup is set to finish up Sunday as Argentina and Germany battle it out for football’s ultimate prize. It’s been 28 years since they met in a World Cup final at Mexico City’s Estadio Azteca in Mexico.

  • Could Canada host a World Cup?

    Martin MacMahon

    It’s World Cup final weekend in Brazil, but could Canada ever play host to the game’s premier tournament? According to Vancouver Whitecaps president, existing facilities would need to be upgraded.

  • Whitecaps suffer rare home loss to Chivas USA

    Rich Brown

    The Vancouver Whitecaps were sent down to 10 men midway through the second half, which allowed Chivas USA to rally for a 3-1 victory at BC Place. It was just the second home loss of the season for the ‘Caps.

  • Whitecaps welcome Chivas USA to BC Place

    Marcus Fitzgerald

    Saturday’s matchup the first of a busy three match week for the Whitecaps

  • Lions clash with Roughriders in Regina

    Marcus Fitzgerald

    Leos try to avoid dropping to 0-3 in a hostile environment against the defending champion Roughriders

  • LeBron James is returning to the franchise where his NBA career began. (Gregory Shamus/NBAE/Getty)

    LeBron James decides to return to the Cavaliers

    Sportsnet

    James mentions his hometown and how he’s always wanted to bring a championship to Cleveland. He name drops a few of his future teammates, with Kyrie Irving, Tristan Thompson, Dion Waiters and Anderson Varejao earning praise in a letter.

  • Toronto Zoo sloth predicts Germany will win World Cup

    The Canadian Press

    Bob the sloth was shown an Argentine flag and a German flag by zoo employees today; in an uncharacteristic burst of speed, reached out and grabbed the German one.

  • The Rogers Radio Stanley Park Open main draw tomorrow

    Paul Weisser

    The tournament may not have the big names in the tennis world, but around 5,000 fans are expected to come out to watch some of tennis’ up-and-comers strut their stuff.

  • A look at the odds on who will win the 2015 Stanley Cup

    Marcus Fitzgerald

    Bodog.net lists the Canucks at 28/1 for an improbable championship. The Montreal Canadiens are the highest Canadian franchise on the list, listed at 20/1 to win their 25th Stanley Cup championship.

  • Brazil falls to Germany in World Cup semifinal

    The Associated Press

    Germany handed Brazil its heaviest World Cup loss ever with an astounding 7-1 rout in the semifinals. The Germans will face either Argentina or the Netherlands in Sunday’s final at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.