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Qatar will take on the United States in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Thursday. (Image: Omar Vega/Getty)

USA Faces Special Guest Qatar in CONCACAF Gold Cup Semifinals

The three most prominent CONCACAF nations – regional powers Mexico and the United States, along with rising contender Canada – all advanced to the semifinals of the 2021 Gold Cup. But they’ll be joined by an unusual opponent in the final four: Qatar, which is participating in the tournament as […]

Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics say that a last-minute cancellation is still possible, if unlikely, as the Games are set to hold an opening ceremony on Friday. (Image: Reuters)

Cancellation Still on the Table for Tokyo Olympics as COVID Worries Mount

The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee isn’t ruling out the possibility of a last-minute cancellation as the number of COVID-19 cases among athletes and other personnel continues to rise ahead of the Summer Games. Assuming the current schedule remains in place, the opening ceremony will kick off the 2020 Tokyo Olympics […]

Gabriel Heinze left Atlanta United after winning just two games in 12. (Image: Twitter/atlutd)

Atlanta United Sack Manager Gabriel Heinze After Just 13 Games

43-year-old Gabriel Heinze won just two of his 13 matches before leaving Atlanta in 10th position in the MLS Eastern Conference. “This was certainly not a decision we wanted to make at this point in our season, but it was the right one for the club,” Atlanta president Darren Eales […]

AEG founder Philip F. Anschutz poses with the team and the Stanley Cup after defeating the New Jersey Devils in Game Six of the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals at Staples Center on June 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The Kings defeated the Devils 6-1 to win the series 4 games to 2.  (Image: Christian Petersen/Getty)

AEG Founder Selling LA Lakers Stake to Dodgers, Sparks Owners

Philip F. Anschutz is set to sell his stake in the NBA’s LA Lakers to LA Dodgers owners Mark Walter and Todd Boehly. Anschutz, founder of the entertainment and sports conglomerate AEG, owns 27% of the Lakers. The proposed sale still needs approval by the NBA’s Board of Governors. Assuming […]

Lionel Messi poses with his six 'Ballon d'Or' trophies. (Image: forbes.com)

Ballon d’Or 2021: Messi Takes on a World Ripe with Young Challengers

The Ballon d’Or wasn’t awarded in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But now, the most important individual trophy in world football is set to be awarded again, with Messi dreaming of his seventh Golden Ball, and a flock of youthful superstars dreaming of unseating the overwhelming veteran favorite. Soon, […]

The WNBA Commissioner’s Cup will launch in the 2021 season with a high-profile championship game and a $500,000 purse. (Image: WNBA)

WNBA Reveals Details for First Commissioner’s Cup, Including $500K Prize Fund

The WNBA will launch its first Commissioner’s Cup competition during the 2021 season as an added competition that will include $500,000 in prize money and a championship game in a lucrative time slot on the league calendar. The WNBA announced details of the Commissioner’s Cup on Wednesday, along with additional […]

NBA Top Shot offers a dynamic, integrated website for users, while the Topps MLB sports NFTs require a bit more crypto knowledge to fully enjoy. (Image: NBATopShot.com)

Sports NFTs: Comparing NBA Top Shot to Topps MLB Collectibles

When it comes to sports NFTs, there are two names dominating the discussion right now: NBA Top Shot and Topps. Those who follow soccer know Sorare has also made a splash, and teams like the Golden State Warriors are beginning to enter the space as well. But in the United […]

Mbaye Diagne is disallowed a correct goal by the VAR in WBA's 3-0 win over Southampton in the Premier League. Photo SkySports

VAR Outrage in the Premier League as WBA is Denied a Perfectly Correct Goal

The video assistant referee (VAR) system has created more controversy in the Premier League after disallowing a perfectly valid goal from West Bromwich Albion’s Mbaye Diagne just four minutes into the game against Southampton. WBA eventually won the match 3-0. The assistant referee raised his flag for offside, then the […]

Esports: The World’s Highest-Earning FIFA 21 Superstars

Esports: The World’s Highest-Earning FIFA 21 Superstars

FIFA has risen to become one of the world’s top esports titles, attracting players from every corner of the planet. Games are being played every second of the day, by teenagers in their bedrooms, all the way up to professional players fighting it out in international tournaments. These professional FIFA […]

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson returns to Liverpool's Aintree for this Saturday's Grand National.. The iconic manager finds success on the track harder than he did on the pitch. (Image: Reuters)

Could Sir Alex Ferguson Bring ‘Fergie Time’ to Grand National?

The sight of Sir Alex Ferguson anywhere in the Liverpool city limits is one guaranteed to boil the blood of any Liverpudlian. The man once considered evil incarnate when he was leading Manchester United to 13 Premier League titles in 26 seasons – often at the expense of Liverpool – […]