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Rooney goal helps United go 15 points clear

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Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, top centre, is beaten to a ball by Norwich's goalkeeper Mark Bunn during their English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday March 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Manchester United surged 15 points clear at the Premier League summit on Saturday, capitalizing on Manchester City losing at Everton by beating Reading to close in on a 20th English league title.

Posted: March 17th, 2013 in Football,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Giggs helps United go 15 clear in 999th game

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Manchester United's Wayne Rooney celebrates with Shinji Kagawa after scoring a goal against Southampton during their English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Wednesday Jan. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Ryan Giggs marked his 999th match as a professional by scoring in another age-defying, influential display to help Manchester United go provisionally 15 points clear at the top of the English Premier League on Saturday.

Posted: February 24th, 2013 in Football,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Non-league Luton beats EPL’s Norwich in FA Cup

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Manchester City's Pablo Zabaleta, right, celebrates after he scored the first goal of the game during an English FA Cup fourth round soccer match against Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke on Trent, England, Saturday Jan. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)

Luton became the first non-league team in 24 years to beat topflight opposition in the FA Cup as Norwich crashed out in the fourth round on Saturday, while third-tier club MK Dons also claimed the scalp of Premier League struggler Queens Park Rangers.

Posted: January 27th, 2013 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Ba nets on Chelsea debut; Van Persie rescues Man U

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Manchester City's Gareth Barry, right, scores past Watford's goalkeeper Jonathan Bond during their English FA Cup 3rd round soccer match at The City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Demba Ba’s debut double helped Chelsea make a perfect start to its FA Cup defense with a 5-1 rout of Southampton in the third round, while Robin van Persie scored an injury-time equalizer for Manchester United to finish 2-2 at West Ham and earn a replay.

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Football,Other Sports | Read More »

EPL: Chelsea condemned to shock 1-0 loss by QPR

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Chelsea's Fernando Torres, right, jumps for the ball with Queens Park Rangers' Ryan Nelsen during their English Premier League soccer match at Chelsea's Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. AP /Alastair Grant

Chelsea’s recovery under Rafa Benitez was brought to a shuddering halt by Queens Park Rangers on Wednesday as the Premier League’s bottom team won 1-0 in the west London derby.

Posted: January 3rd, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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