Lincoln Financial Field will welcome the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup next July, when the home of the Eagles will host a knockout round match of the international soccer tournament. The complete groups and schedule, including selection of dates and matches for the knockout round, as well as the location of the final, will be announced at a later date. The Linc last hosted Gold Cup games in 2009, when the venue was the site of a quarterfinal doubleheader featuring Canada, Honduras, the United States, and Panama.
Arjen Robben scored his 100th goal for Bayern Munich in a 2-0 victory over Freiburg that stretched his team's unbeaten run to 20 matches in the Bundesliga.
Goals from Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale helped Real Madrid coast to a 4-0 victory over Cruz Azul of Mexico and a place in the final of the Club World Cup.
Madrid's opponents in the final Saturday will be either South American champion San Lorenzo of Argentina or Auckland City, a New Zealand team of amateurs and semi-pros that is the Oceania champion. They play the second semifinal on Wednesday, also in the Grand Stade de Marrakech in Morocco.
AUTO RACING NASCAR driver Kurt Busch's former girlfriend delivered an emotional testimony in a Delaware courtroom, seeking an order that Busch stay away from her after an alleged assault.
Patricia Driscoll testified Tuesday that Busch had choked her and smashed her head into a wall in September at Dover International Speedway. The 36-year-old sobbed during her testimony, and the judge ordered a break.
Driscoll has filed court documents asking that a judge order Busch to stay away from her and not contact her. She also is asking that Busch undergo a psychiatric evaluation and be evaluated by a certified domestic-violence treatment agency.
Attorneys for the 36-year-old Busch have denied the allegations, which also are the subject of a separate criminal investigation by Dover police.
TRACK AND FIELD Tom Donnelly, Haverford College men's track and field and cross-country coach, was inducted into the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association Coaches' Hall of Fame on Tuesday night.
Donnelly was one of six coaches who were part of the Class of 2014 inducted into the USTFCCCA Coaches' Hall of Fame. The head coach reached the coaching pinnacle when the Fords won the 2010 NCAA Division III cross-country national championship, the first team in Haverford history to achieve the mark.
Former World Anti-Doping Agency chairman Dick Pound vowed to get to the bottom of allegations of systematic doping in Russia as he leads an investigation into a case that has shaken the sport of track and field.
"We're not there to whitewash anything," Pound said. "We're there to get the facts, reach conclusions, and make recommendations." WADA announced Tuesday that Pound will head a three-person independent panel that will investigate the "grave" accusations of widespread doping, cover-ups, and corruption in Russia that were broadcast by German television network ARD.
OLYMPICS Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said the city "put on a strong show" in its bid for the 2024 Olympics. The new mayor was with the city's delegation outside San Francisco to present the bid to the U.S. Olympic Committee.
San Francisco, Washington, and Los Angeles are also bidding for the 2024 Summer Games. The USOC said it will put one of the bids through to the International Olympic Committee. The IOC is expected to announce in 2017 where the Games will go. Other possible bidders include Rome, Paris, and either Hamburg or Berlin.
- Staff and wire reports