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Wayne Rooney eyes World Cup redemption

Wayne Rooney .  AP FILE PHOTO

Wayne Rooney says he is desperate to finally make his mark on the World Cup after firing England to next year’s finals in Brazil.

Posted: October 16th, 2013 in Baseball,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Spain, England, Bosnia qualify for World Cup

Bosnia's  Emir Spahic celebrates victory during the World Cup group G qualifying soccer match between  Lithuania and Bosnia in Kaunas, Lithuania, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. AP

Spain, England and Russia sealed spots in next year’s World Cup finals on Tuesday as Bosnia-Herzegovina delivered the feel-good story of European qualifying by also topping its group to reach a major tournament for the first time as an independent nation.   After a nervy final night of group-stage play across the continent, France and [...]

Posted: October 16th, 2013 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »

Welbeck’s suspension adds to England striker woes

Danny Welbeck. Sang Tan/AP

England has a shortage of strikers for Tuesday’s key World Cup qualifier against Ukraine, with Danny Welbeck now suspended for the match in Kiev.

Posted: September 7th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Moyes reiterates Wayne Rooney not for sale

Britain Soccer Manchester United Moyes

Manchester United manager David Moyes reiterated on Friday that he has no plans to sell Wayne Rooney despite Premier League rival Chelsea continuing its pursuit of the England striker.

Posted: July 19th, 2013 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

David Beckham still dreams of England return

Los Angeles Galaxy's David Beckham.  AP FILE Photo

David Beckham says he has not yet relinquished hope of resurrecting his England career, despite having not played for his country for almost three and a half years.

Posted: April 2nd, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

US footballer Robbie Rogers says he is gay

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2009, file photo, Robbie Rogers, of the United States, eyes the ball during the friendly soccer match against Slovakia in Bratislava, Slovakia. Former MLS and U.S. national team player Robbie Rogers says he is gay. In a post on his personal website, Rogers writes: "Life is only complete when your loved ones know you. ... Try explaining to your loved ones after 25 years you are gay."(AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File)

Robbie Rogers, a former U.S. international playing in England this season, says he is gay and “could not be happier” about his decision to go public with his disclosure.

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

Beckham signs for PSG, donates salary to charity

David-Beckham

Former England captain David Beckham on Thursday signed for ambitious French league leaders Paris Saint-Germain on a five-month contract which will see him donate his entire salary to a children’s charity.

Posted: February 1st, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

English town to burn Lance Armstrong in effigy

Artist Frank Shepherd poses with his creation of U.S. cyclist Lance Armstrong who has been unveiled as this year's Edenbridge Bonfire Society celebrity guy, during an unveiling for the media in Edenbridge, England, Wednesday Oct. 31, 2012.  The Edenbridge Bonfire Society has a long tradition of building symbolic effigies of famous people to burn during their Guy Fawkes bonfire night, and this year it will be disgraced Tour de France cyclist Lance Armstrong who gets torched for his villainy in sport.  (AP Photo / Gareth Fuller, PA)

His career is in ruins and now an effigy of Lance Armstrong is about to go up in smoke.

Posted: November 1st, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Lampard salvages draw for England against Ukraine

WEMBLEY, England— England’s football team found a way to quickly dissipate the nation’s summer of sporting success and bring back the gloom. After the feel-good factor the Olympics and Paralympics provided in London, came a dreary performance against Ukraine at Wembley Stadium on Tuesday, with England only just avoiding a first competitive home loss in [...]

Posted: September 12th, 2012 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Football: Japan coach Sasaki already eyeing title

Japan coach Norio Sasaki already has his eyes firmly fixed on the July 17 final after his side opened their bid for the Women’s World Cup title with a 2-1 win over New Zealand.

Posted: June 28th, 2011 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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