- September 1, 2015
A first-year head coach and the loss of three first round NFL draft picks isn’t tempering expectations at LSU. Media members picked coach Ed Orgeron’s Tigers to finish third in the Southeastern Conference Western Division and fourth overall, the league announced Friday morning. Reporters chose Alabama as the West champion and overall conference winner. TheREAD MORE
Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather were both knocked out in the third round of their world tour on Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Their performance Thursday in selling – attempting to sell, really, because they couldn’t have convinced a single person to buy the show with that effort – their Aug. 26 boxing matchREAD MORE
On a rather grim and cloudy Wednesday in Toronto, the three-ring circus rolled into town. Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor stopped in Canada’s largest city on the second leg of their four-stop international press tour promoting their August 26 megafight. Topping Tuesday’s eventful festivities in Los Angeles was a tall task for the superstar duo, butREAD MORE
MIAMI – In the afterglow of procuring the most famous – and, fine, the only – cell phone picture ever taken during an All-Star Game, Nelson Cruz pulled out his iPhone, tapped on the Messages app, created a new one, punched in 10 digits and added the photo in question. Before sending it, he attachedREAD MORE
LAS VEGAS – Can’t understand the New York Knicks these days? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. A sizable number of team executives gathered at the NBA’s annual desert summer league can’t either. Think the Knicks overpaid for Tim Hardaway Jr.? Guess what? Hardaway’s four-year, $71 million deal startled more than a few decision makersREAD MORE
Consider the torch passed. Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was not able to repeat in front of his home crowd, but the rest of the field more than picked up the slack. When the dust cleared, New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge shined brighter than the rest, becoming the 2017 Home Run Derby champ. The path to theREAD MORE
The 27-year-old Real Madrid forward and French national team player Karim Benzema was charged with blackmailing another footballer and his fellow France national team member Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. According to investigators, he helped blackmailers to persuade Valbuena to pay money. Otherwise, blackmailers threatened to release the video sometime before the Euro 2016
FIFA has finally named all the candidates who will enter the presidential race. There are in total seven names on the list. Who will replace the currently suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter? We will find it out next year, on Feb. 26.
With the expected absence of Netherlands in the European Championship in 2016 it seems that the most interesting soccer country is missing. The Oranje are famous for their scandalous coaches and players, crazy fans and impressive skills. Yet, the biggest European Championship will have a lot of other star teams and this year’s bonus of
October 3 was not the best day for the Chelsea soccer club. The team had a meeting with Southampton that ended with a 3-1 defeat. The club’s manager Jose Mourinho said afterward that “referees are afraid” to give any decisions in favor of Chelsea.