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Lionel Messi Makes History As The Top Goal Scorer In UEFA Knockout Stages With His Goal Against Leverkusen

Defending champions Barcelona gave themselves a big boost to their title defense by beating Bayern Leverkusen 3-1 in their own backyard on Tuesday. The early exchanges saw the German doing everything possible to prevent the soccer machines from getting a goal, but all of that came to an end when Messi’s ingenuity came to play, lobbing the ball beautifully over to Chilean striker...
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February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather: Jeremy Lin Is A Good Player, But All The Hype Is Because He’s Asian

You would think everyone would be happy with the new-found attention Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is enjoying in the media these days, but you are very wrong. Lin has suddenly become the talk of town among both the media and the basketball fans. Before their game against the Lakers last Friday night, Lin had to have his own press conference with the media and there were lots of...
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February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Eurepean Champions League Action Resumes With Chelsea Playing Away Against Napoli

Chelsea will start off their knockout round of champions league matches with Napoli. The Blues who have already made 10 UEFA champions league appearances, will meet the Italian team on 21st February. Napoli over the weekend beat Chievo 2-0 and is currently in a winning mood. Chelsea will start as favorites but it is not going to be an easy match at the San Paolo for Villas-Boas’...
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February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Injured And Requires Specialist Attention

MVP Derrick Rose is said to be out of playing for the Chicago Bulls due to back stiffness, according to coach Tom Thibodeau. The two time all-star and Rookie of the Year suffered the injury before their match in Charlotte on Friday and Boston this Sunday and is said to require the attention of a specialist in Chicago. “It’s not as cleared up as we would have liked right now,”...
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February 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Luis Suarez Expresses Remorse For His Refusal To Shake Hands With Patrice Evra

The weekend match between two of English great clubs was full of tension with the added drama of Suarez and Evra not shaking hands. I am sure we all know the story by now or may be I should just refresh your memory on what transpired between the Uruguay striker and the Frenchman in October last year. Luiz Suarez was accused of using racial insults on Evra, an offense that led to...
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February 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Davis Cup Update: Spain Advances, Russia Falls To Austria And Switzerland Is Disappointing…

After the first round of Davis Cup action over the weekend, things are beginning to take shape and as usual we find the top countries making it to the next stage of the competition. Spain easily dispatched Kazakhstan 5-0 at the Palacio Municipal de los Deportes, Oviedo in an indoor encounter on a clay court. Juan Carlos Ferrero defeated Mikhail Kukushkin 6-1, 4-6, 7-6(2) 4-6 6-4...
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February 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Unrelenting Zambia emerge as the Surprise Winners Of Afcon 2012

No one mentioned them as title contenders, not even a chance to get into the final four, but after 22 days of football, Zambia, the outsiders, are crowned African champions after beating favorites Ivory Coast in a Marathon final by 8-7 in penalty shootouts. Zambia started their campaign in group A, which had countries like Libya, Senegal (another tournament favorites) and co-host...
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February 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Rooney Scores A Brace, Taking Manchester United To The Top Of The Premiership

Two second half goals from England striker Wayne Rooney gave Manchester United the needed victory over their rivals Liverpool in Old Trafford, increasing his goal tally to 17 for the season, only behind Arsenal’s Robin van Persie who have netted 22 times already. Even before the game got underway at 12:45pm, tensions were running high. Luiz Suarez did not receive a friendly welcome...
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February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Director of US Open Tournament Jim Curley Resigns

The United States Association of Tennis announced the resignation of Jim Curley on Friday in New York. Curley was the Chief Professional Tournaments Officers and US Open Tournament Director. “It has been a privilege to lead the USTA’s efforts in professional tennis,” said Curley. “My decision to step down after more than 10 years was a difficult one, but I believe it is time...
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February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

World No. 17, John Isner Shocks Federer At The Davids Cup

World no. 17 John Isner pulled a surprise when beat world no. 3 and 16-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer 4-6, 6-3, 7-6⁴, 6-2 at the Davids Cup last Friday. Federer did not drop a serve in first set, winning it by 4-6. Then the unthinkable happened in the second set, with Isner winning it 6-3. Isner also won the third and fourth sets 7-6⁴ and 6-2 respectively. Before Isner’s...
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February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin Was The Star In The Garden Last Friday Night

It was a great night for point guard Jeremy Lin as he scored 38 points to help the Knicks defeat the Lakers 92-85 at the Garden last night. Before the game, Lin was the center of discussion in the media. A large number of media men and women lined up to cover him. Lin held a press conference with the media as arranged by the Knicks. So far he seems to be dealing with the attention...
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February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Lakers Crossroads With The Knicks In The Garden

This Friday night Los Angeles Lakers will be up against the Knicks in the Garden. The last three games have seen the Knicks walked over the Nets, the Jazz and the Wizards with Jeremy Lin delivering some impressive performances. Tonight, unfortunately the knicks will be playing without some of their most influential players; Carmelo Anthony and Amar’s Stoudemire, who are arguably...
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February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Khan and Peterson Rematch Now Official

Since Amir Khan and Lamont Peterson’s bout in December last year, it has been one controversy after another. First it was referee Joseph Cooper’s deduction of points from Khan in the first round, a decision that caused Khan to loose his WBA and IBF titles to Peterson. Then the sinister Mustafa Ameen, who appeared on the ringside and played around with the scoresheets, manipulating...
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February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Team U.S.A Takes On Switzerland In The Davids Cup

This weekend is packed with losts of Davids Cup action, with the USA starting off their campaign against Switzerland today 10 February, 2012 in Fribourg. The competition will begin first with the singles on Friday and then the doubles on Saturday, starting at exactly 8:30 am ET. Switzerland will feature Roger Federer, who is currently ranked no.3 in the world. This will be the...
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February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Kalusha Bwalya Praises His Boys For Defeating Ghana In The Semi-Final Of Afcon 2012

Zambian football legend Kalusha has heaped praise on his men for delivering a great performance during their game against tournament favorites Ghana in the Afcon. The Zambian side beat Ghana 1-0 on Wednesday in a semi-final match largely expected to be won by Ghana. Christopher Katongo, Rainford Kabala and Emmanuel Mayuka played a crucial role in defeating the four-time winner of...
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February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney Voices Support For Harry Redknapp After Capello’s Resignation

With just a few months to go for the European Championship, Fabio Capello has resigned. Capello, who has been in charge of the English team for the past four years, resigned after a meeting with the English FA which lasted for an hour. In a statement released by the FA Chairman, David Bernstein said; “I would like to stress that during today’s meeting and throughout his time...
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February 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney Voices Support For Harry Redknapp After Capello’s Resignation

With just a few months to go for the European Championship, Fabio Capello has resigned. Capello, who has been in charge of the English team for the past four years, resigned after a meeting with the English FA which lasted for an hour. In a statement released by the FA Chairman, David Bernstein said; “I would like to stress that during today’s meeting and throughout his time...
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February 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Eight-Time Grand Slam Winner Ivan Lendl Sets Up An Academy

Ivan Lendl has proved his love for the sport he once dominated in the 1980s and the 1990s by setting up an academy to train young talents in South Carolina. The naturalized US citizen born in 1960, originally from Czech, won eight Grand Slams titles and reached at least one Grand Slam final for 11 consecutive years, a record only Pete Sampras can match. The former no. 1, who is...
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February 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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