Category: Sport

University Of Minnesota Football Team To Boycott Over Suspensions

The University of Minnesota football team is threatening to boycott one of the nation’s best-known and most lucrative second-tier bowl games over the suspension of 10 players accused of participating in a sexual assault. Prosecutors decided there was not enough…

Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho accused of hiding millions in tax havens using schemes devised by agent

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is facing a tax evasion investigation, according to AFP. The report says Ronaldo and other big names in world soccer, like Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil, have benefited from tax havens, with the player reportedly being a…

Austin cleared to play basketball after 2-year battle with Marfan syndrome

After a Marfan syndrome diagnosis sidelined him from basketball for two years, Baylor product Isaiah Austin has been cleared by his doctor to play again. Austin, a 7’1 stretch big man who was considered a mid-to-late first-round pick in the…

Eric Bristow Posts on Twitter Causes Outrage

Eric Bristow, 59, prompted angry responses from dozens of people on Twitter during a hugely insensitive series of posts on Monday. Bristow, suggested the victims should have taken to physical violence later in their lives to get revenge on their…

Muhammad Ali Dead at 74

Muhammad Ali, died Friday at a Phoenix-area hospital, where he had spent the past few days being treated for respiratory complications, He was 74. Ali had been suffering from Parkinson’s disease for more than three decades. “After a 32-year battle…

Raiders finalizing deal to re-sign left tackle Donald Penn

The offensive tackle market is rapidly clearing up. The Oakland Raiders will re-sign left tackle Donald Penn, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Penn was scheduled to fly to New York today to visit with the Giants. Now that meeting…

Jake “the Snake” Roberts Hospitalized

Legendary wrestler Jake “The Snake” Roberts has been admitted to a Las Vegas hospital in intensive care with double pneumonia. Roberts was in a coma for 24 hours on Wednesday but has regained consciousness.

Watch out for fake Olympics tickets

Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts said many have purchased their tickets illegally and warned the 2012 Games will be the most “scammed event in history” because of the internet. Olympic organisers have placed strict conditions on who may buy tickets…