Louis Vuitton Cup

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Italians hobbled by technical difficulties as New Zealand gains edge

For the third time in as many days, what began as a…

 

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Luna Rossa takes advantage of New Zealand's misfortune to notch first win of Louis Vuitton Finals

Luna Rossa Challenge found its first glimmer of hope in the Italians'…

 

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Will there be drama in Vuitton Cup Finals?

The Louis Viutton Cup was created in 1983 for two reasons: To…

 

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Luna Rossa seizes commanding lead in Louis Vuitton Cup semifinals

Luna Rossa took a 2-0 lead over Artemis Racing in the Louis…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

America's Cup events have failed to live up to the hype thus far

Does The City need the America's Cup or does the America's Cup…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

New Zealand elects to bypass semifinals and move straight to Louis Vuitton Cup finals

With the Louis Vuitton Cup round-robin title wrapped up, Emirates Team New…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Luna Rossa picks up point as Artemis continues to work out kinks

The Louis Vuitton Cup, the challenger series for the America's Cup, featured…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

New Zealand clinches Louis Vuitton Cup round robin win

With more than five weeks of racing remaining in the Louis Vuitton…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

New Zealand ditches jib midrace, still cruises past Luna Rossa

Emirates Team New Zealand survived losing one of its sails early in…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand in race 17 of the America's Cup Finals on September 24

New Zealand has a lot riding on America's Cup

Fifty-six-year-old Grant Dalton's daily routine includes strapping on a helmet, a wetsuit…

Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand in race 17 of the America's Cup Finals on September 24
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

New Zealand sets speed record for course

In what is quickly becoming a familiar story, Emirates Team New Zealand…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Light winds provide uneventful solo ride for Luna Rossa

Luna Rossa earned its second point of the Louis Vuitton Cup, the…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Team New Zealand coasts to another solo victory

Emirates Team New Zealand won its fourth race of the Louis Vuitton…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand in race 17 of the America's Cup Finals on September 24

Luna Rossa picks up first point of Louis Vuitton Cup

While all the fuss at the America's Cup Village on Thursday was…

Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesOracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill in action against Emirates Team New Zealand in race 17 of the America's Cup Finals on September 24
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New Zealand picks up another solo race “win” in Louis Vuitton Cup

The second day of competition in the Louis Vuitton Cup challenger series…

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Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

New Zealand notches first win with solo trip around course

The America's Cup is officially underway as Sunday brought the first race…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
La Quinta Resort & Club

America's Cup time trials for Friday canceled because of wind on SF Bay

Time trials for the America's Cup sailing races in San Francisco were…

La Quinta Resort & Club
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Opening ceremony officially kicks off America's Cup regatta

For one day, everything at the America's Cup went according to plan.…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Kiwis unhappy with America's Cup rules changes

Sailing near the fog-shrouded Golden Gate Bridge, Emirates Team New Zealand's sleek…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013

Despite controversy, boats gear up for precursor to America's Cup

After months of setbacks, the high-speed 72-foot catamarans will finally hit the…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco Bay offered a spectacular backdrop for the America's Cup in 2013