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  • Manchester City vs Olympiacos FC Preview for International Champions Cup

    Manchester City vs Olympiacos FC Preview for International Champions Cup

    The Greek champions Olympiacos FC are set to play Manchester City of England on August 2, at the TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. This will be a Group B match that of the Guinness International Champions Cup. The game should be challenging for both teams as both are current defending champions at...
  • Roddy White agrees to contract extension with Atlanta Falcons

    Roddy White agrees to contract extension with Atlanta Falcons

    The Atlanta Falcons know that they have one of the best wide receiver duos in all of the NFL, and they're not going to let them be split up anytime soon. When they're healthy, the Falcons' starting wide receivers are two dangerous weapons that cause havoc for any defense in the league. That's why...
  • Interview with an L.A. Kings fan: The best thing about the team and being a fan

    Interview with an L.A. Kings fan: The best thing about the team and being a fan

    The 2014 Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings are growing in popularity. There is a new generation of fans coming along, and their social media presence is growing by leaps and bounds. The L.A. Kings facebook page has garnered over 300K new 'likes' just this year alone. In hopes of keeping a...
  • New York Rangers still have something to prove

    New York Rangers still have something to prove

    Coming off an unlikely run to the 2014 Stanley Cup final, the New York Rangers are facing the task of keeping the team up to par. To this point, it looks like this may be a precariously balanced tightrope act which may or may not come crashing down at any moment. Sometimes, the worst thing to happen...
  • Exclusive interview with pro MMA fighter Lauren Barefoot

    Exclusive interview with pro MMA fighter Lauren Barefoot

    Lauren Barefoot, a pro MMA fighter from Omaha, Nebraska, said on July 24 in an exclusive interview with AXS.com that she plans to get back to cage fighting as soon as her neck heals from a recent injury. Barefoot, 23, last competed at Disorderly Conduct 10, where she earned a first-round knockout...
  • Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen resigns due to Alzheimer's

    Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen resigns due to Alzheimer's

    It's a sad day in Broncos Country. Pat Bowlen, owner of the Denver Broncos for 30 years, has decided to step down as he battles Alzheimer's disease. The fact that he's fighting Alzheimer's comes as no surprise to longtime Broncos fans, who have seen Bowlen take a backseat to Joe Ellis in the day-to...
  • Pete Sampras: dominant on grass

    Pete Sampras: dominant on grass

    In the 1990s, there was no better tennis player on grass than American Pete Sampras. A seven-time Wimbledon champion, Sampras also won the U.S. Open five times and the Australian Open twice in an outstanding tennis career. If Sampras had won the French Open, he would be in the conversation as the...
  • New York Giants and Jets fail to breach NFL's top 25 in jersey sales

    New York Giants and Jets fail to breach NFL's top 25 in jersey sales

    Not a single player on the New York Giants or New York Jets ranked in the top 25 in NFL jersey sales from April 1 to mid-July, according to a July 22 report from the NFL. Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel outsold all other NFL athletes, grabbing the top spot at the cash register...
  • Italian clash set between AS Roma and FC Internazionale for ICC tournament

    Italian clash set between AS Roma and FC Internazionale for ICC tournament

    AS Roma is scheduled to play FC Internazionale for the Guinness International Champions Cup on Aug. 2 at the Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. This Group A match will be the ultimate Italian showdown that will give spectators a white-knuckle ride. Roma just finished an outstanding season in...
  • Chris Paul to host celebrity ping pong tournament July 26 in Las Vegas

    Chris Paul to host celebrity ping pong tournament July 26 in Las Vegas

    Basketball’s best will be battling it out at the ping pong tables this weekend and fans can get a front seat to all the action. The Second Annual TopSpin Charity Ping Pong Tournament will take place at Lagasse’s Stadium inside The Palazzo Las Vegas on Saturday, July 26 at 6 p.m.. The event is hosted...
  • Johnny Football, Michael Sam among NFL's top selling jerseys

    Johnny Football, Michael Sam among NFL's top selling jerseys

    Rookies Johnny Manziel and Michael Sam join the ranks of clear fan favorites in the NFL Shop's first update of their top sold jerseys since the 2014 Draft. Manziel's Cleveland Browns jersey is the top seller overall while Sam places at number six, much higher than his draft position. The Super Bowl...
  • Time is right for Green Bay Packers to retire Brett Favre's jersey

    Time is right for Green Bay Packers to retire Brett Favre's jersey

    Green Bay Packers higher-ups would like to hold a jersey retirement ceremony for Brett Favre before he's eligible for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016, according to a July 21 report from ESPN. The only problem is that Packers president Mark Murphy is worried that Favre will get booed when he...
  • LA Sparks fire head coach Carol Ross

    LA Sparks fire head coach Carol Ross

    The 2012 Los Angeles Sparks Coach of the Year Carol Ross was fired over the weekend by management mainly due to their terrible first half appearance. The Sparks sat at 10-12 before the All-Star break, and general manager Penny Toler felt it was time for the team to move in a different direction and...
  • Colorado Rockies continue losing following All-Star break

    Colorado Rockies continue losing following All-Star break

    Nothing, it seems, can help this team. The Colorado Rockies have fallen to earth like a massive boulder that has come dislodged from the side of a 14er. Heading into last week's All-Star break, Colorado won three of five games, including taking the series over divisional foe the San Diego Padres...
  • Kobe Bryant and Richard Sherman celebrity softball game

    Kobe Bryant hits a home run at Safeco Field

    Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant made an appearance as a player in the Richard Sherman celebrity softball game in Seattle on Sunday afternoon. Bryant, who missed last season with a significant knee injury after returning early from Achilles injury, looked great on baseball field, smacking a...
  • Los Angeles Lakers re-sign Wesley Johnson to a one-year deal

    Los Angeles Lakers re-sign Wesley Johnson to a one-year deal

    The Los Angeles Lakers are in the process of filling out their roster for next season and have agreed to terms with small forward Wesley Johnson, according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, who tweeted "Source: Lakers sign Wesley Johnson to 1 year, $1 million deal" on July 18. After a somewhat subpar first...
  • Will Tiger Woods ever win another major golf championship?

    Will Tiger Woods ever win another major golf championship?

    Tiger Woods' play was so bad this past weekend in the Open Championship that golf fans were left wondering if he returned from back surgery too soon, according to a July 20 report from ESPN. Woods, 38, was expected to be sidelined for at least three months to fully recover from the surgery, but he...
  • Five most interesting Denver sports stories of 2014

    Five most interesting Denver sports stories of 2014

    We're a little past the halfway point of 2014, which means two things; there aren't a lot of sports going on currently, though, we've already experienced so much. From the end of the Denver Broncos' season to the NHL playoffs, the NBA Draft and up to the MLB All-Star Game of last week, there have...
  • Will Colorado Rockies superstar Troy Tulowitzki get moved before trade deadline?

    Will Colorado Rockies superstar Troy Tulowitzki get moved before trade deadline?

    Colorado Rockies superstar shortstop Troy Tulowitzki left Saturday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates due to a cramp in his left thigh, according to a July 20 report from ESPN. Tulowitzki, 29, says its nothing serious, and that he doesn't expect to miss much time. News that he did not get...
  • Chris Algieri honored at Long Island's Paramount Theatre

    Chris Algieri honored at Long Island's Paramount Theatre

    The Long Island boxing community turned out in full force to honor New York boxing legend Chris "The Pride of Huntington" Algieri (20-0, eight KOs) during an ESPN Friday Night Fights card at the Paramount Theatre in Huntington, New York, according to July 18 report from Newsday. Algieri, 3...
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