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Wayne Rooney's career at Everton may be short lived. (Source: Premierleague.com)

Wayne Rooney Strikes $16.2 Million Deal to Join DC United

He may be an aging superstar who is past his prime, but apparently that hasn’t stopped DC United of Major League Soccer (MLS) from throwing big bucks at Wayne Rooney. According to multiple reports, the former Manchester United star has agreed to a deal in principle to join Major League […]

A second-half goal by Manolo Gabbiadini gave Southampton a 1-0 win over Swansea. Southampton is now all but assured of avoiding relegation this season. (Image: Getty)

Three Teams Fighting to Dodge Relegation in English Premier League

As the English Premier League season winds down, there’s no real drama at the top of the table after Manchester City ran away with the league title. But there’s still some question when it comes to EPL relegation, with three teams fighting to avoid becoming the final team to drop down […]

Arsene Wenger Bids Farewell, but Who Will Succeed Him as Arsenal Boss?

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger looked out to the capacity crowd of more than 60,000 fans chanting, “There’s only one Arsene Wenger,” and smiled. His 22-year run as the Premier League soccer team’s head man was coming to an end, and he acknowledged the fan’s adulation in his final home game […]

President Trump Gets Political in Tweet Supporting 2026 World Cup Bid

President Donald Trump tweeted in support of the US-led 2026 World Cup bid on Thursday, while also seemingly threatening nations that didn’t throw their support behind the effort. The United States is leading a joint bid with Mexico and Canada to bring the 2026 FIFA World Cup to North America, […]

Bayern Munich Hosts Real Madrid in Blockbuster Champions League Semifinal

Two of Europe’s most formidable soccer clubs will face off on Wednesday, as Bayern Munich plays host to Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal. Real Madrid are the most successful club of all time in European competition, having won the UEFA Champions League or the […]

Liverpool and Roma Meet in Unexpected Champions League Semifinal Match

Neither Liverpool nor Roma were expected to get past their prestigious opponents in the Champions League quarterfinal round. But not only have the two clubs reached the final four of European soccer, they will now face off for a spot in the Champions League final. Roma made it to the […]

Stars Group to Acquire UK Sports Betting Giant Sky Bet for $4.7 Billion

The Stars Group announced that it has agreed to purchase Sky Betting and Gaming for $4.7 billion, a move that will create the world’s largest publicly traded online gambling company in the world and give Stars a larger presence in the sports betting world. SBG is currently owned by CVC […]

Neymar Jr was as good as advertised for Paris Saint-Germain before breaking his foot. (Source: goal.com)

Neymar Jr. Transfer Rumors Flying Ahead of Offseason

As Paris Saint Germain was claiming its seventh Ligue 1 title with a crushing 7-1 victory over Monaco on Sunday, their would-be star striker was at home in Brazil, apparently playing online poker. Neymar Jr. had posted on his Instagram pictures of himself playing poker before (as well as pictures […]

Germany No. 1 in FIFA Poll, But World Cup Odds Leaning Toward Brazil

FIFA might believe that defending World Cup Champion Germany is No. 1, but sportsbooks have their doubts. Oddsmakers have tightened up the line for Germany and at most places they are now tied with Brazil to win. Most internet sportsbooks have both sides at 9/2 to win the 2018 World […]

Atletico Madrid will take on Sporting CP as they look to inch closer to their third Europa League title in the past decade. (Image: Denis Doyle/Getty)

Arsenal and Atletico Madrid Headline Europa League Quarterfinals

The Europa League might play second fiddle to the Champions League, but that won’t matter on Thursday, as some of the most prestigious clubs on the European continent will battle in the quarterfinals of the international tournament. The eight remaining teams come from eight different leagues across the continent, from […]

Lionel Messi and Barcelona want to start their Champions League quarterfinal off strong when they host Roma on Wednesday. (Image: Manu Fernandez/AP)

Europe’s Best Set to Clash in Champions League Quarterfinal Matches

Eight of the best teams in European soccer are in action this week as the UEFA Champions League reaches the quarterfinal round. The eight remaining sides come from the four strongest leagues in Europe. Three play in Spain, while two each hail from England and Italy. The final team, Bayern […]

Defending World Cup champions Germany will host two friendlies during the international break against Spain and Brazil. (Image: Tim Groothuis/Witters Sport/USA TODAY Sports)

2018 World Cup Heavyweights Square Off in International Friendlies

Several of the top teams in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and some of the best teams that failed to qualify for the tournament will be in action this weekend for high-profile international friendlies. Most of the world’s prominent soccer leagues are on break this weekend so that international teams […]

Prince William and Kate, left, are expecting their third child, while Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are getting married in May. (Image: I-Photo)

UK Betting Shops Going Wild on British Royal Wedding, Baby Odds

The UK royal family is going to be busy for the next couple of months, and gamblers can actually profit on the upcoming milestones. The future King of England is expecting his third child, while his princely younger brother is getting married. So much to bet on. British betting shops and […]

Toronto FC is looking to repeat as MLS Cup champions, and oddsmakers say they are the favorite to win the title again. (Image: Canada Soccer/Martin Bazyl)

Oddsmakers Pick Defending Champs Toronto FC to Win 2018 MLS Cup

Toronto FC will bring back a roster similar to the one from their 2017 championship campaign as they attempt to defend their MLS Cup title. Toronto is coming off of one of the best seasons in MLS history, finishing the regular season with a league best 20-5-9 record on their […]

The Minnesota Lynx won the WNBA Championship last year and are favorites to repeat. (Image: Getty)

Oddsmakers Pick Minnesota Lynx to Defend WNBA Championship

The Minnesota Lynx won the 2017 WNBA Championship and sports books are betting they can defend their crown. BetOnline has them as a 5/4 selection to win their fifth title in the organization’s history. It was the same odds the Westgate LV SuperBook had the Lynx at when they opened […]