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49ers players react to “unfortunate” Ray McDonald situation

The 49ers released defensive end Ray McDonald on Wednesday in the wake of news that he’s the subject of a sexual assault investigation that comes a short time after McDonald was investigated, but not charged, in a domestic violence case. McDonald hasn’t been arrested and the 49ers stuck with McDonald through the first allegations by…

African Interest in the Champions League Round of 16

In this feature, we run down the five fixtures in the Champions League Round of 16 with the most intense African interest. Several of the continent’s players starred in the group stage, although many have already fallen by the wayside. Gervinho,...Show More Summary

Gap Between Eastern and Western Conferences Will Narrow with Patience

It says a lot about the NBA's Eastern Conference when the best compliment we can pay it is painfully backhanded. Nice work, East; the Grand Canyon between you and the West didn't get noticeably grander this season. If the league canShow More Summary

Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel explains why England fail to do well in major tournaments

2 hours agoSports / Football : Soccerlens

Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel explains why England fail to do well in major tournaments - originally posted on Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel believes the Premier League needs to have a break during the mid-season in order to help England achieve success. Show More Summary

Fantasy football sit/start advice, Week 16: Nate Washington

Nate Washington had his best game of the season in Week 15. We break down the fantasy implications. Tennessee Titans wide receiver Nate Washington had his best game of the season in Week 15 against the New York Jets. He didn't find the end zone, but he caught six passes for 102 yards, and was targeted a total of 10 times. Show More Summary

Skills! Man City’s Stevan Jovetic posts video doing kick-ups with an American football [Video]

A video posted by Stevan Jovetic (@stevanj35) on Dec 12, 2014 at 2:38am PST A question that has been regularly asked since Stevan Jovetic signed for Manchester City is ‘Where the f is Jovetic’? The 25 year old Montenegrin, signed for £22m 18 months ago, is still yet to complete the full 90 minutes in […]

Top 5 Premier League Bets, 20-22 December

2 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

  The Tyne-Wear derby between Newcastle and Sunderland plus Liverpool v Arsenal are the highlights of this weekend’s Premier League betting coupon, with six of the 10 fixtures having an odds-on team with the bookies. editor Simon Hopper tipped … Continue reading ?

C.J. Spiller’s limited, but hoping to play Sunday

There are a number of things Bills running back C.J. Spiller’s going to have to get used to in a hurry, if he’s going to play this week. Namely, shoulder pads. Spiller took his off midway through Bills practice yesterday, his first since coming back from a broken collarbone. “Yeah, I was just getting used…

Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 16: Bishop Sankey

Bishop Sankey leads the Titans in rushing, but his carries have been dropping in recent weeks. We break down the fantasy implications. Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey leads the team in rushing this year, but that's not saying much. Show More Summary

Pakistan grants bail to alleged mastermind of Mumbai attacks

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A Pakistani court granted bail Thursday to the accused mastermind of the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, a day after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vowed harsh punishment for terrorists in the wake of the deadly massacre at a Pakistani school.

Autopsy reveals JS Kabylie’s Albert Ebosse was murdered in Algeria. Not killed by a thrown projectile

One of the saddest football stories of 2014 appears to have taken a drastic criminal twist. Back in August news broke out of Algeria that Cameroonian striker Albert Ebosse, 24, had died after being hit in the head by an object thrown from the stands during a league game. Ebosse was playing for JS Kabylie against […]

Rex Ryan blanches at the words he heard from Tom Brady

Jets coach Rex Ryan was trying to watch a television copy of the Patriots to prepare for this week’s game, when the words he heard offended his delicate ears. Specifically, the F-bombs dropped by Patriots quarterback Tom Brady caught him by surprise. “I even take the TV copies of the games and I watch them, but to…

West Ham stars make fun of Arsenal’s Carl ‘Zero Banter’ Jenkinson “Weirdest man ever” [Video]

Carl Jenkinson has done pretty well at West Ham since joining on loan from Arsenal this summer. It appears the young full back is the butt of most of his teammates jokes, with Andy Carroll, Aaron Cresswell and James Tomkins all making fun of him in their Christmas video. Needing to get Jenkinson a present, […]

Arsenal major shareholder Alisher Usmanov fortune reduced by a whopping 33% ($6.8BN) [Bloomberg]

Last night it emerged that Russia’s financial crisis had hit the men in charge of Chelsea and Arsenal hard. Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich reportedly lost $449.5m in the past 48 hours whilst Arsenal’s 2nd biggest shareholder Alisher Usmanov lost $809m. It marks a pretty miserable 2014 for Alisher Usmanov, who is now no longer the […]

Lyngby Boldklub’s players partied at strip bar after Real Madrid v Liverpool. Sponsors run

It’s looking like a rough Christmas for Danish club Lyngby Boldklub. The second division league leaders recently travelled to Spain to watch Real Madrid take on Liverpool in the Champions League, and after the game a group of 30 guys from the club went partying at a local strip club. According to reports, many of the […]

Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 16: Charlie Whitehurst

The Tennessee Titans backup quarterback will start on Thursday against the Jacksonville Jaguars. We break down the fantasy implications. Tennessee Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst is starting Thursday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Show More Summary

Fantasy football sit/start advice, Week 16: Delanie Walker

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker has a knee injury but should be good to go for Thursday. We break down the fantasy implications. Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker is dealing with a knee injury that had him limited in practice this past week, but the team was likely just limiting his reps because of the short week. Show More Summary

Marco Reus Fined over €500k for Driving for 3 Years Without a Licence

On the pitch, there have been few more intelligent players than Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus over the last few seasons, but off the pitch, it would appear he has been a very silly boy. An incredible story came out of Germany on Thursday...Show More Summary

5 January Transfer Targets Who Could Spark Liverpool to Life in 2015

Liverpool enjoyed a successful night in their League Cup quarter-final victory over Bournemouth on Wednesday night, setting up a semi-final against Chelsea. Next up for Brendan Rodgers' side are Arsenal at Anfield on Sunday. The Reds...Show More Summary

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