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World Cup TV pundit under fire for disparaging Qatari attire

Former Germany forward Sandro Wagner is under fire for a disparaging remark he made about Qatari men’s traditional attire while commentating for TV during Germany and Spain’s World Cup match on Sunday.

US Soccer briefly scrubs emblem from Iran flag at World Cup

The US Soccer Federation briefly displayed Iran’s national flag on social media without the emblem of the Islamic Republic, saying the move supported protesters in Iran ahead of the two nations’ World Cup match Tuesday.

Killington Cup

Rare tie for first at Killington as both Anna Swenn-Larsson and Wendy Holdener earn first World Cup slalom victories

Mikaela Shiffrin, who had previously won each of the five Killington Cup slalom events, finished in fifth place.

NFL NOTEBOOK

Bears shuffle through quarterbacks, and are soundly beaten anyway

Justin Fields, Trevor Siemian, and Nathan Peterman all looked likely to start at MetLife Stadium against the Jets at one point or another. Siemian eventually got the nod, and it didn't go well.

Queiroz slams Klinsmann’s criticism of Iran’s World Cup team

Iran’s soccer federation and national team coach Carlos Queiroz have angrily hit back at former Germany great Jürgen Klinsmann for saying that Iranian World Cup players use dirty tactics because its in their “culture.”

At World Cup, US soccer scrubs Islamic emblem from Iran flag

The US soccer federation is displaying Iran’s national flag on social media without the emblem of the Islamic Republic, saying it supports protesters in Iran ahead of the two nations’ World Cup match Tuesday.

Stanford coach David Shaw resigns after Cardinal finish 3-9

Stanford coach David Shaw resigned Saturday night after finishing his 12th season at his alma mater with a 36-25 loss to BYU that dropped the Cardinal to 3-9.

Ski Racing

Mikaela Shiffrin set to continue pursuit of wins record as World Cup arrives at Killington this weekend

Shiffrin has 76 World Cup victories, including two last weekend, and is the only woman to win the slalom event in the five years it has been held at Vermont's Killington ski area.