To the Brazilian government, favelas, often referred to as "the slums," don't portray an image they're willing to share with the world. So much so, in fact, that during the past World Cup some favela residents were reportedly being forced to leave...
Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut stood up for his fellow Aussie, Dante Exum. The fifth overall pick in the NBA Draft struggled mightily at the FIBA Basketball World Cup […] The post Andrew Bogut Laughs at Critics of Dante Exum appeared first on SLAMonline.
In the void left by the anticlimactic World Cup exoskeleton adventure, other efforts to make the paralyzed walk again are recapturing the spotlight. Chief among them is Grégoire Courtine's research group at the EPFL in Switzerland, who have achieved tremendous advances in getting paralyzed rats to walk.
Dunga has paid his new Brazil captain, Neymar, a stunning tribute, comparing the forward to legendary player Romario. Dunga himself was captain of the Selecao in 1994 when they won the World Cup, with Romario the star striker. Of course,...Show More Summary
Asamoah Gyan, a soccer player who participated in this summer’s World Cup for Ghana, has been forced to deny that he killed a rapper as part of a ritual sacrifice. This bizarre allegation emerged after it was reported that Castro, aShow More Summary
Tiger Woods is at home, so the top draw at the Ryder Cup plays for the European side. Rory McIlroy is No. 1 in the world again, but things are much different two years after the Medinah miracle. Rory McIlroy rolls into his second straight Ryder Cup as the No. Show More Summary
Just over five years ago Adam Lallana was lining up as a Southampton player in League One. Today he’s reflecting on being selected in Roy Hodgson’s England squad for the World Cup in Brazil and making his Champions League debut … Continue reading ? Adam Lallana Ready To Make His Mark For Liverpool is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Mexico coach Miguel ‘Piojo’ Herrera appeared on a Sports TV show Univision Deportes over the weekend, and spoke about El Tri’s decent World Cup campaign and how he hopes the keep taking the team forward. One of the team and country’s stars, Chicharito, came up in the conversation, with the presenters pointing out that many […]
One of the best ball-strikers in the world, Zach Johnson appears in his third straight Ryder Cup for the American side but he'll be without his partner Jason Dufner. While he's not the biggest superstar on the PGA Tour, Zach Johnson has become a mainstay for the Americans in these annual team cup competitions. Show More Summary
London will launch a 24-hour tube service from September next year, a week before the Rugby World Cup kicks off in the British capital. Trains will run throughout the night on five Underground lines on Fridays and Saturdays to coincide with the tournament, which is being hosted by England next Autumn. Show More Summary
Henrik Stenson played much of this season with a chance to grab the No. 1 ranking in the world. It's been an emphatic return from the wilderness for the world-class Swede who completely lost his swing. Henrik Stenson returns to the Ryder Cup after a six-year hiatus. Show More Summary
Rory McIlroy is No. 1 in the world of golf. At the Ryder Cup, he sees himself as just one of 12 players.
Soccer might've gotten a slew of new American fans after the World Cup, but that doesn't mean any of them will recognize their country's players. Take Team USA Captain Clint Dempsey, for example. If you were going to recognize anyone,...Show More Summary
Everyone in Brazil has great legs. (via) Now that the World Cup is behind us, it's easy to forget that Brazil exists. But it does! And things are still happening there. For example, students at Colegio Pedro II in Rio de Janeiro got together to support a trans student facing discrimination from the school's administration. Show More Summary
With 90,000 seats, Wembley Stadium is the largest stadium in the UK and second biggest in Europe. Demolished in 2003, rebuilt and then re-opened in 2007, the £798 million arena has played home to domestic and European cup finals in various sports,...
Though he scored his two penalties with ice cold execution in the dramatic shootout, Mario Balotelli had a frustrating night in Liverpool’s League Cup clash with Middlesbrough this evening. The Italian’s still only scored the one goal for his new club – against Ludogorets in the Champions League last week – and he’s missing his […]
The Portugal national team struggled in the 2014 FIFA World Cup with an injured Cristiano Ronaldo. The team have relied on him to be Portugal’s offensive catalyst, but new manager Fernando Santos will present a different game plan. How...Show More Summary
Microsoft's Cortana went 10-6 in its NFL picks in Week 3. Cortana, the Windows phone virtual assistant that's using a Bing Predicts algorithm to predict every NFL game, is now 29-19 on the year. It's a good record but not a great one. Show More Summary
After head injuries marred this summer's World Cup