There are ideal ways to kick off a five-game stretch, and then there is what the U.S. men's national team was able to accomplish in its 5-1 thumping of Scotland Saturday night. Landon Donovan, Michael Bradley and Jermaine Jones led the way, which is reflected in the U.S. player ratings from the match:
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Wales went to the top of rugby union's Six Nations Championship with a 27-13 win over Scotland Sunday at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium.
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England went into the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals on Saturday after a dramatic late 16-12 victory over Scotland at Eden Park in New Zealand.
Argentina's Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino scored a dramatic late try to put his side on course for the quarterfinals of the Rugby World Cup with a dramatic 13-12 victory over Scotland in Wellington Sunday.
A last minute penalty broke Scottish hearts on Saturday as the Czech Republic salvaged a 2-2 draw in their Group I match at Hampden Park.
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Arsenal have confirmed that the supporter who threw a banana at Brazilian striker Neymar was a German national sitting in a section made up of official Brazilian ticket holders.
London's Metropolitan Police have praised the good behavior of Scotland fans during Sunday's match against Brazil, despite claims by Brazilian striker Neymar that a banana was thrown at him as a form of racist abuse.
England remain on course to win their first Six Nations rugby Grand Slam since 2003 after beating rivals Scotland 22-16 in a scrappy encounter on Sunday.
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This weekend's Scottish football fixtures have been curtailed as overseas officials scheduled to cover for striking referees decided not to help out.
Police in Scotland are investigating a mysterious explosion in a forest, authorities said Thursday.
Two U.S. senators from New Jersey intensified their calls for the British and Scottish governments -- and oil giant BP -- to provide information surrounding the circumstances of the convicted Lockerbie bomber's release a year ago.
Police in Scotland are investigating what led a northbound passenger train to derail and catch fire Sunday as it cut through a mountaineous area, leaving eight people injured, authorities said.
Major European airports reopened Monday after being closed overnight because of an ash cloud from a volcano in Iceland, but travel remained severely disrupted after the six-hour closure.
Britain's Civil Aviation Authority announced that some airspace over Northern Ireland and Scotland would be closed Wednesday because ash emissions from Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull grew heavier and dipped further south.
Despite the financial downturn affecting property prices and construction projects around the world, bullish American billionaire Donald Trump remains committed to building what he has dubbed the "world's greatest golf course" in Scotland after unveiling designs for the new complex.
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Scotland stunned the touring Wallabies by claiming a first win in 27 years against the Australians in Edinburgh on Saturday night.
The Scottish Football Association have confirmed George Burley's sacking as national coach with immediate effect.
Dozens of trans-Atlantic flights from the United Kingdom were delayed Saturday after a glitch in an air traffic control system in Scotland, but the problem was fixed a few hours later and authorities were working to get the flight schedule back to normal.
Changing winter conditions are causing Scotland's wild Soay sheep to get smaller, according to a study that suggests climate change can trump natural selection.
The Scottish Rugby Union has appointed Andy Robinson, formerly coach of bitter rivals England, as the new national team boss.
A gay minister at the center of a row about his appointment to a church in a Scottish city said he was "humbled" after the Church of Scotland upheld his appointment.
Barry Ferguson and Allan McGregor have been told they will never play for Scotland again after their late-night drinking antics last weekend.
Rescuers have recovered eight bodies from a helicopter crash Wednesday in the North Sea about 13 miles off the northeastern coast of Scotland, officials said.
Grand Slam champions Wales made a flying start to their Six Nations rugby title defense with a 26-13 victory over Scotland at Murrayfield on Sunday.
Three people died Saturday and a fourth was injured by an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands, a police spokeswoman said.
The Scottish Football Association have confirmed that they are holding "tentative" talks with Wales over a joint bid to host the 2016 European Championships.
World champions South Africa withstood the challenge of an improved Scotland to record a 14-10 victory at Murrayfield.
Debutant Chris Iwelumo missed an outstanding chance as Scotland's World Cup hopes took a significant blow as they were held to a goalless draw at home by Norway.
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The Orkney Islands, where the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean violently meet, last gained fame in 1725 when the pirate ship Revenge was captured there.
Scotland center Nick de Luca will miss this weekend's Calcutta Cup clash against England at Murrayfield with an ankle injury, a team statement released on Monday said.
Six Nations defending champions France have named a much-changed side for their opening match against Scotland at Murrayfield on Sunday.
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Scotland maintained their lead at the top of the highly competitive Group B in the Euro 2008 qualifiers when they beat Ukraine 3-1 at Hampden Park.
Scotland's World Cup run came to a disappointing end at the quarterfinal stage as Argentina won 19-13 to claim the final last four place and a date with South Africa next weekend.
Striker Kenny Miller dealt Scotland a blow on Tuesday when he was ruled out of their forthcoming Euro 2008 qualifiers because of a hamstring injury.
In-form David Trezeguet has been included in France's squad for their crunch Euro 2008 qualifiers against Italy and Scotland next month.
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Two people were arrested in Cheshire, England, in connection with terrorist incidents in England and Scotland, bringing the total number of people in custody to four, Scotland Yard said early Sunday.
Italy consolidated their place as the world's top-rated football team while Scotland rose to their highest-ever position in the FIFA rankings issued on Wednesday.
South African captain Graeme Smith led his team into the second round of the World Cup with a convincing seven-wicket win over Scotland in their Group A match on Tuesday.
Ireland suffered a major setback on Friday when prop Marcus Horan was forced to pull out of Saturday's Six Nations clash with Scotland because of a calf strain.
Scotland have dropped Phil Godman and replaced him with Dan Parks to play Ireland in Saturday's Six Nations international at Murrayfield.
Italy stunned Scotland with three tries in an astonishing first six minutes and went on to win 37-17 at Murrayfield on Saturday to secure their first away victory since joining the Six Nations.
Wing Chris Paterson kicked seven penalties to lead Scotland to a 21-9 victory over Wales in their Six Nations Championship match at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Scotland coach Frank Hadden has made three changes to his starting team for the Six Nations match against Wales at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Scotland have been reprimanded by UEFA over the speed of their ball boys when they beat France 1-0 in their European championship qualifier last month.
Johnnie Beattie and Rob Dewey will make their Scotland debuts in the rugby union test against Romania in Edinburgh on Saturday.
Absent striker Garry O'Connor has been left out of the squad by Group B leaders Scotland for Wednesday's Euro 2008 qualifier in Ukraine.
Scotland stunned World Cup finalists France with a 1-0 victory at Hampden Park on Saturday to go clear at the top of Euro 2008 qualifying group B.
Everton and Scotland defender Gary Naysmith will be sidelined for six weeks with a knee injury, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.
South Africa wing Bryan Habana has been recalled by coach Jake White for the second Test against Scotland in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
Fullback Percy Montgomery scored 21 points and South Africa four tries in a crushing 36-16 defeat of Scotland on Saturday.
Scotland ruined Japan's World Cup send-off by holding the Asian champions to a 0-0 draw to win the three-nation Kirin Cup.
Rangers pair Kris Boyd and Chris Burke marked their Scotland debuts with two goals apiece in a 5-1 Kirin Cup win over Bulgaria.
Tests were being carried out on 14 birds after Britain's first case of the deadly H5N1 strain of avian influenza was confirmed in a dead swan found in Scotland.
British authorities have begun deploying emergency measures to control the spread of bird flu after the country's first case of the deadly H5N1 virus was confirmed in a dead swan found in a Scottish village.
Ireland kept their triple crown and Six Nations hopes alive by grinding out a 15-9 win over Scotland with five Ronan O'Gara penalties at a rain-drenched Lansdowne Road.
Resolute Scotland pulled off a magnificent 18-12 victory over England at Murrayfield and threw the Six Nations Championship race wide open.
Sean Lamont scored two tries as Scotland upset pre-tournament favorites France with a 20-16 win in their opening Six Nations match on Sunday.
France named Frederic Michalak at flyhalf on Tuesday for their Six Nations opener against Scotland at Murrayfield on Sunday despite a painful groin injury.
Curling originated on the frozen lochs of Scotland in the 16th century.
New Zealand completed a memorable year and a Grand Slam of wins over the four unions of the British Isles with a 29-10 defeat of Scotland at Murrayfield.
The United States have arranged a friendly international against Scotland at Glasgow's Hampden Park on November 12, the U.S. Soccer Federation has announced.
Scotland make four changes for their final Six Nations match against England in London on Saturday.
Scotland won the 'battle of the wooden spoon' as fullback Chris Patterson kicked them to an 18-10 win over Italy on Saturday in the Six Nations championship.
France struggled until the dying minutes of their Six Nations opener against Scotland before a try by center Damien Traille gave the champions a barely deserved 16-9 win.
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Three people were killed as winds of up to 124 mph (198 km/h) battered northern Britain and Northern Ireland.
Former Rangers manager Walter Smith has been offered the vacant Scotland manager's position, British media said on Monday.
Scotland coach Matt Williams has added six players to his squad for Saturday's test against South Africa.
Frenchman Philippe Troussier could be considered for the vacant post of Scotland national coach.
Scotland coach Matt Williams has selected the six England-based players ruled out of last weekend's 31-14 loss to Australia for Saturday's match against Japan in Perth.
Scotland have been hit by injury and illness in their build-up to this Saturday's international against Australia at Murrayfield.
Hooker Gordon Bulloch has been named on as Scotland captain for the November internationals against Australia, Japan and South Africa.
Five players have withdrawn from an injury-hit Scotland squad for Wednesday's friendly international against Hungary at Hampden Park.
Uncapped forward Paul Dearlove has been added to Scotland's rugby squad touring Australia following an injury to flanker Cameron Mather.
Scotland coach Matt Williams named Edinburgh lock Scott Murray as captain on Thursday for the tour of Australia and New Zealand.
Eleven sailors were permitted to leave a British nuclear submarine after expressing fears over its safety, the Ministry of Defense has confirmed.
Scotland will face Italy in the Six Nations in Rome on Saturday without the considerable experience of prop Tom Smith and flanker Cammy Mather.
World champions England, the Six Nations title-holders, maintained their bid for back-to-back Grand Slams, with a 35-13 victory in the Calcutta Cup match against Scotland at Murrayfield.
New Scotland coach Matt Williams has named three uncapped players to face Wales in their opening Six Nations match in Cardiff on Saturday.
Hooker Gordon Bulloch is set to be named as Scotland captain for this year's Six Nations Championship.
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