Eugenie Bouchard honours her Super Bowl date bet

Bouchard lived up to her word and took Goehrke to an National Basketball Association game between the Brooklyn Nets and Milwaukee Bucks at the Barclays Center on Wednesday night. A zoo in Atlanta also lost a Super Bowl bet and named a newborn cock... More..

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CTE Could Become A Problem For Soccer, Study Finds
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

CTE Could Become A Problem For Soccer, Study Finds

They had evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a progressive degenerative disease usually associated with boxing.The research follows a study at the University of Stirling , published previous ...More..

Vogue, Karlie Kloss blasted for geisha photo spread
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Vogue, Karlie Kloss blasted for geisha photo spread

Many questioned why the magazine - which included a Chinese model on its cover for the very first time with this March issue - wouldn't have simply hired a Japanese (or even more generally an Asian) model for t...More..

Lance Armstrong loses bid to stop $100 million lawsuit
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Lance Armstrong loses bid to stop $100 million lawsuit

That argument will now be decided by a jury in trial because of Cooper's ruling. Armstrong had initially denied the charges, but in 2013, he admitted to talk show host Oprah Winfrey that he had been using p...More..

KC Royals Add Swingman Travis Wood With Two-Year Deal
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

KC Royals Add Swingman Travis Wood With Two-Year Deal

Moore said then "we believe this acquisition solidifies and completes our rotation". But the deals for Hammel and Wood, combined with a $12 million, two-year deal for designated hitter Brandon Moss, means the ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Charles Oakley wants an apology even after New York Knicks lift ban

Oakley and Mr. Dolan were apologetic about the incident and subsequent comments, and their negative impact on the Knicks organization and the NBA", Silver said in a statement after the meeting. "I love the fa...More..

Swansea simply taking each game in their stride - Clement
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Swansea simply taking each game in their stride - Clement

Ranieri made a double change at half-time, sending on Ben Chilwell and Islam Slimani, but the closest they came to establishing a foothold was a shot from the latter that was blocked by Lukasz Fabianski. The 25...More..

Clifford in novice England back-row v Wales
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Clifford in novice England back-row v Wales

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones said: "Hopefully we answered some of the critics". " Wales like to have a high ball-in-play, they're not a side you get around because of the way they defend and Jack's great att...More..

Anti-doping authorities ban Olympic gold medalist and two other top athletes
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Anti-doping authorities ban Olympic gold medalist and two other top athletes

Yelena Arzhakova, who finished sixth, was banned for two years in 2013 for doping. Savinova won the race in a world-leading time of 1:56.19, beating the South African favourite into second place. Yvonne Hak o...More..

Allegri refuses to confirm or deny he will replace Wenger
by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Allegri refuses to confirm or deny he will replace Wenger

Arsene Wenger was on the defence this morning (Thursday) when he dismissed reports of comments allegedly made by defender Laurent Koscielny as being " twisted " by the press. He is also keen to get the Gunners...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Jeffrey Loria has a handshake agreement to sell the Marlins

Owner Jeffrey Loria paid $158 million for the team back in 2002 just before winning the franchise's second championship in 2003. Financing could be an obstacle for Charles Kushner in this case, should he be t...More..

Newcomer De Randamie says 'nobody will forget me' after Holm fight
by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Newcomer De Randamie says 'nobody will forget me' after Holm fight

While the fixation on Rousey and Cyborg is expected, it detracts from the championship fight about to take place and makes its participants appear to be of secondary importance - or tertiary in the case of de R...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Phil Jackson Deliberately Frustrating Carmelo Anthony?

Later that day, Jackson tweeted , "Bleacher's Ding nearly rings the bell, but I learned you don't change the spot on a leopard with Michael Graham in my CBA daze". Loyalty has also been a huge part of Anthon...More..

by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic happy to be proving doubters wrong

No doubt, it was an impressive all-round performance from United - Chris Smalling made a staggering 19 clearances and won 11 aerial duels - but Mkhitaryan was a recurring theme throughout. "They can see "Man Un...More..

by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Aguero eager to prove he has a future at Man

Asked what Aguero's reaction to being named on the bench has been, Guardiola said: "It is flawless, don't worry about that - but of course he wants to play". I said, "Take your time, come back when you are read...More..

by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Knesset passes historic bill to legalize settlements on Palestinian land

Josh Ruebner is Policy Director of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights and author of Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace . Demolitions and removal of the buildings there beg...More..

Crouch scores 100th PL goal as Stoke draws 1-1 with Everton
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Crouch scores 100th PL goal as Stoke draws 1-1 with Everton

The former England global has scored four goals in his last five Premier League appearances to notch his ton after being a bit-part player in the first four months of the season. Both teams had chances to win i...More..

Sutton to face Arsenal in FA Cup Fifth Round
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Sutton to face Arsenal in FA Cup Fifth Round

We don't have anything like that. Ninety minutes today was probably too hard for him but it was important for him to have an impact with his volley and now I think he's happy. Jose Mourinho's side made routine ...More..

Grant explains how Ghana overpowered DR Congo
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Grant explains how Ghana overpowered DR Congo

The second half however saw Ghana playing with more intent as the game swung from the Congolese side. The newly-inaugurated VEEP of Ghana , however, cautioned the team to be wary of Cameroon , as they mig...More..

Sadio Mane remains a doubt for Liverpool's key Chelsea clash
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Sadio Mane remains a doubt for Liverpool's key Chelsea clash

Jurgen Klopp has revealed that Liverpool's attempts to fly Sadio Mane back early from the African Cup of Nations were denied. In Mane's absence - his last game was the 2-2 draw at Sunderland on January 2nd ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Egypt's Elneny ruled out of Nations Cup semi-final

The Frenchman is continuing his magic touch in the competition. The quarterfinal schedule for Gabon's African Cup includes Burkina Faso vs. Tunisia and Senegal vs. The Pharaohs have now gone matches in the Af...More..

Al-Shabab, Kenya claim dozens of deaths in Somalia attack
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Al-Shabab, Kenya claim dozens of deaths in Somalia attack

However, a Kenyan military spokesman has rejected the report and said the Kenyan soldiers killed scores of Al-Shabab militants in their retaliatory attacks. "Two mujahideen rammed suicide auto bombs into the ...More..

Chelsea: Conte says Begovic can leave but only on one condition
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Chelsea: Conte says Begovic can leave but only on one condition

Conte, meanwhile, confirmed that Asmir Begovic will only be allowed to leave if they sign a replacement first. The three-time Premier League title victor told CFC Fan TV: "You've got to give him credit, he'...More..

Federer-Nadal: Australian Open final so good, it can't be believed
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Federer-Nadal: Australian Open final so good, it can't be believed

Nadal holds a 6-2 lead over the Swiss maestro in grand slam deciders and was also the victor in the duo's only previous Australian Open final, prevailing in a five-set epic in 2009. Nadal said that even in his ...More..

Carmelo Anthony Trade Rumors: Phil Jackson 'Determined' to Move Star PF
by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Carmelo Anthony Trade Rumors: Phil Jackson 'Determined' to Move Star PF

The Knicks have now reached out to three teams, per the Vertical , in an effort to find a destination Anthony would accept in a trade: the Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics, and Los Angeles Clippers. Thou...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Tiger Woods Joins the TaylorMade FaMily

The road to Augusta and the Masters begins now for Woods, who tied for 10th in the Wyndham Championship in his last regular-season event in August 2015. "I have spoken to Smiley Koffman a lot while I have spoke...More..

Abu Dhabi win caps career turnaround for Fleetwood
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Abu Dhabi win caps career turnaround for Fleetwood

On a day of hard winds at Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Fleetwood posted an outward 36 before making his move on the back nine, chipping in for an eagle at the 10th and hitting three other birdies. It's been an awkward ...More..

Conte's classy message to Ryan Mason after serious head injury at Chelsea
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Conte's classy message to Ryan Mason after serious head injury at Chelsea

Silva is under no illusions about the size of the challenge facing his side in south west London, but wants his players to show their fighting spirit against the in-form Blues. "It's a massive two to three week...More..

by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Diego Simeone Talks Antoine Griezmann Rumours

When pressed on Griezmann's future ahead of Atletico's Copa del Rey quarter-final against Eibar, Simone said: "I don't tie anyone down, I simply keep working to continue getting better for the sake of the clu...More..

Julio Jones misses Falcons practice due to lingering foot injury
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Julio Jones misses Falcons practice due to lingering foot injury

While it has been an issue for him the last month plus, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones expects to play through pain in his ailing toe and be able to suit up for the 2016 NFC Championship Game on Su...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

The Raiders have filed relocation paperwork to play in Las Vegas

Nevada lawmakers narrowly approved raising Las Vegas hotel room taxes by 0.88 percent in a special session of the Legislature in October. While the Raiders have applied for relocation, the league's 32 owner...More..

by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

Falcons coaches told Kyle Shanahan is 49ers new head coach

Instead, director of player personnel Brian Gutekunst is the "leading candidate" to become the San Francisco 49ers' GM, according to a report from NFL.com's Michael Silver . Regardless of who gets the GM job, ...More..

Steelers Reinstate Joey Porter To Coaching Staff On Friday
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Steelers Reinstate Joey Porter To Coaching Staff On Friday

Five days after he was arrested after an encounter with police on the South Side, the Steelers reinstated Joey Porter to their coaching staff Friday morning. He played eight of his 13 National Football Le...More..

by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Premier League Preview and Prediction: Tottenham vs West Brom

Pochettino's side have notched a hugely impressive 28 goals in their last nine victories and, with Dele Alli and Harry Kane finding the kind of form that made them pivotal to Tottenham's push for the Premi...More..

Asia pushes for more spots in expanded World Cup
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Asia pushes for more spots in expanded World Cup

Where matters get more complicated, though, is in the Americas, where two confederations, North and Central America's CONCACAF and South America's CONMEBOL, now share seven guaranteed places and two play-of...More..