World Cup

Erling Haaland celebrates after scoring for Borussia Dortmund against FC Koln (Source: @BVB / Twitter )

Erling Haaland: Striker Asks Manchester City for an $825K Weekly Wage

Alongside Paris Saint Germain’s Kylian Mbappe, Norwegian striker Erling Haaland is Europe’s most in-demand player in world football. Borussia Dortmund’s jewel has shown plenty in his year-and-a-half playing in the German Bundesliga, as well as in the Champions League. Haaland was linked with many of the European powerhouses over the […]

USWNT’s Alex Morgan Contracted COVID-19 Over Holiday Break

USWNT’s Alex Morgan Contracted COVID-19 Over Holiday Break

Alex Morgan, perhaps the most recognizable athlete on the US Women’s Soccer team, revealed Tuesday she contracted the COVID-19 virus over the holiday break while spending time with family in California. Morgan, 31, had recently come back to the US from England, where she played striker for Tottenham in the […]

USWNT Back in Action Minus Co-Captains in World Cup Finals Rematch

USWNT Back in Action Minus Co-Captains in World Cup Finals Rematch

Netherlands hosts the US Women’s national team Friday as the reigning World Cup champions return to the pitch for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. Superstars Alex Morgan (Tottenham Hotspur), Rose Lavelle (Manchester City), Julie Ertz, Tobin Heath (Manchester United), Christen Press (Manchester United), Sam Mewis (Manchester […]

The Russian flag won’t be seen at the 2020 or 2022 Olympics due to a doping ban instituted by WADA. (Image: AFP/Getty)

Russia Doping Sanctions = Four Years in Olympic Penalty Box

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has banned Russia from the Olympics and other major, international sporting events for four years — due to organized efforts to execute and cover up a doping scheme. The WADA executive committee voted unanimously in favor of the ban, finding that Russian officials in a […]

Diego Maradona during an initial press conference with his new team Napoli in Naples, Italy. (Image: HBO)

Diego Maradona HBO Documentary Now Available

A new documentary on the legendary Diego Maradona is now available on HBO. Chronicling his rise and fall with Napoli, “Diego Maradona” is directed by Asif Kapadia, who won an Oscar for Best Documentary with the 2015 film “Amy” about the short life and death of singer Amy Winehouse. Maradona […]

FIBA World Cup: Former Winners Argentina, Spain Meet in Gold Medal Game

FIBA World Cup: Former Winners Argentina, Spain Meet in Gold Medal Game

Both Spain and Argentina will be looking for their second FIBA World Cup title on Sunday, as the two nations advanced to the final in Friday action. Gasol Leads Spain Past Australia Spain was led by Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol, who scored 33 points in the semfinal. But even […]

Luis Scola (#4) helped lead Argentina to an upset victory over Serbia in the FIBA World Cup quarterfinals on Tuesday. (Image: Getty)

Argentina Upsets Serbia 97-87 in FIBA World Cup Quarterfinals

Serbia’s quest for a basketball world championship ended early Tuesday as Argentina upset the gold medal contender 97-87 in the FIBA World Cup quarterfinals. Argentina, which is best remembered for winning the Olympic gold medal in men’s basketball back in 2004, was paced by 20 points from 39-year-old Luis Scola, […]

US Soccer suggested Monday that the USWNT had been paid more than the USMNT in recent years, but both teams disagree with the federation’s math. (Image: Icon Sportswire)

US Soccer Claims Women Paid More Than Men, Both USWNT and USMNT Disagree

The battle between the US Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) and US Soccer over the pay disparity between the national men’s and women’s teams took a new turn on Monday night, when US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro published a letter saying that the federation actually pays more money to its […]

The United States won the Women’s World Cup for the second straight time and the fourth time overall. (Image: Alessandra Tarantino/AP)

United States Beats Netherlands 2-0 to Win 2019 Women’s World Cup Title

The United States won its fourth Women’s World Cup title with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in the tournament final on Sunday. The win makes the United States only the second nation to win back-to-back Women’s World Cup championships, joining Germany, which accomplished the feat in 2003 and 2007. […]

England will try to rebound from a disappointing semifinal loss to win the third-place match vs. Sweden at the Women’s World Cup on Saturday. (Image: Sky Sports)

Women’s World Cup: England, Sweden Must Regroup for Third Place Game

England and Sweden won’t have much time to get over their disappointing semifinal losses before they meet in the third-place match at the Women’s World Cup on Saturday in Nice. England suffered a heartbreaking 2-1 defeat to the United States on Tuesday, while Sweden lost 1-0 to the Netherlands after […]