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Mario Balotelli May Not Be A Starter For Italy In World Cup

Italian striker Mario Balotelli, 23, is no longer a sure starter in the upcoming World Cup. In a few days, Italy will be playing against England, and a warm-up match was held on Sunday. During the warm-up match between Italy …

Nguyen Duc Kien Jailed for 30 Years Due to Fraud

On Monday, a Vietnamese court sentenced Nguyen Duc Kien to 30 years in a state prison for his role in a series of financial scams which robbed people and corporations of more than $1.1 billion – an act which was …

Chromecast Users Get More To Watch Chromecast Users Get More To Watch

Earlier this year, Google took its Chromecast SDK out of beta, paving the way for developers to go wild adding support to their apps, which in turn means that users of the $35 streaming device get access to more and …

Malcolm Glazer, Owner Of Buccaneers And Manchester United, Dies

Malcolm Glazer, owner and president of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, died on Wednesday morning. He was 85. The announcement came from the team. “Malcolm Glazer was the guiding force behind the building of a Super Bowl-champion organization. His dedication to …

Mario Balotelli Praised For Keeping Calm During Racist Taunts

Mario Balotelli was the target of racial slurs once again on Wednesday, this time during training in Florence. But the young forward–who reportedly has a hot temper–kept calm and continued with practice when a man hurled the insults at him. …

Banana-Thrower Arrested for Racial Insult

We recently told you about the racial insult involving Brazilian footballer Dani Alves. During a match in Spain, someone threw a banana onto the pitch in front of Alves. The implication was that the darker-skinned Alves was a monkey. In …

Soccer Cleats: Nike Unveils Mercurial Superfly Shoe Ahead Of World Cup

Soccer cleats are easily the most intimidating footwear in sports. Not only do the spikes on the bottom remind me never to get drop kicked by a professional footballer, but the overall design is slick to a dangerous degree. Nike …

Banana Insult Leads to Hashtag Assault

When Brazilian footballer Dani Alves was made the victim of a Spanish racist insult, he took matters into his own hands. At an away game on Sunday, a fan in the stands threw a banana onto the pitch in front …

Champions League Results: Second Leg Predictions?

Between the two semifinal matches played on Tuesday and Wednesday this week there has only been one goal. It was scored by Karim Benzema during the Real Madrid home game against Bayern Munich. While both matches had their own unique …

Chelsea: Three Members Of Football Club Hit With Misconduct Charges

The Chelsea Football Club is one of the oldest and most revered teams in all of England. Over the years, the club has seen massive success and is still the only British club to have ever won all three main …

Champions League Results: Semifinals Set

With the conclusion of two more quarterfinal matches on Wednesday, the semifinals are set for the 2014 Champions League. And, for the first time since 2007, four-time champions Barcelona find themselves on the outside-looking-in. Barcelona lost its quarterfinal match Wednesday …

Abby Wambach Says Players Not Behind Coach’s Firing

After U.S women’s national team (USWNT) coach Tom Sermanni was unexpectedly fired, many, including Sermanni, were searching for answers on why he was handed his pink slip after the USWNT beat China in an exhibition game in Denver on Sunday …

Chelsea F.C. Caught Up In Dutch Football Scandal

It has not been a good week for Chelsea FC. On Wednesday, the English Premier League team lost their away game to French team Paris St. Germain FC. The 3-1 defeat was blamed on many factors, including a senseless header …

David Beckham Pitches Soccer Stadium for PortMiami

Soccer superstar David Beckham will head to Tallahassee, Florida Tuesday, in an attempt to garner some state subsidies for his proposed soccer stadium to be built at PortMiami, the busiest cruise ship port in the world. Beckham also seeks to …

David Beckham Warned of Genital Devouring Fish

While filming a 90-documentary concerning the 2014 World Cup in Brazil for the BBC, soccer superstar David Beckham was advised by producers to stay clear of the Amazon river, to avoid the feared and genital-attacking Candiru fish. Also called the …

Lionel Messi Now El Clasico’s All-Time Leading Goal Scorer

Lionel Messi has just become El Clasico’s all-time leading goal scorer, after scoring three goals in the game between Futbol Club Barcelona and Real Madrid Club de Futbol last Sunday. Messi is FC Barcelona’s forward and considered by many as …

Robin van Persie Out for Six Weeks

Dutch Manchester United striker Robin van Persie will be sidelined for four to six weeks due to a sprained knee sustained shortly after scoring against Olympiakos in the Champions League on Thursday. Van Persie, regarded as being one of the …

FIFA World Cup 2014: Will Brazil Be Ready?

Brazil will be hosting the next FIFA World Cup, but many are wondering if they will be ready in time, as there are less than 3 months left before the event is scheduled to begin. Cuiaba, the capital city of …

Lionel Messi Kicks Barcelona Into Quarter-Finals

Lionel Messi’s left foot scored the goal that placed Barcelona into the quarterfinals when the team won against Manchester City in the Champions League. Barcelona has been in a slump lately, and Messi’s winning kick has broken the spell. The …

Carles Puyol Announces He Will Leave Barcelona

Many fans of Barcelona and Carles Puyol received some bad news Tuesday. The defender announced he will be leaving the team at the end of the season. Puyol’s reason for leaving is to take some time off from football after …

Cristiano Ronaldo Goal Gifts Team Crucial Point

Cristiano Ronaldo is inarguably one of the best athletes in the world and he proved his worth on Sunday when his team Real Madrid played away to local rivals Atlético Madrid. Atlético Madrid has been enjoying a highly successful season, …