Category: Sport

Mexicans Abroad: Vela starts preseason with a bang; Davila continues to shine in A-League

It took Carlos Vela 10 minutes to prove that he didn’t lose a step over Major League Soccer’s lengthy offseason. Vela, 30, started his third preseason in grandiose fashion, scoring a trademark left-footed curler against Uruguayan giants Peñarol. The Mexican winger, who scored a league-record 34 goals in 31 matches, inspired LAFC’s 2-0 win at […]

Report: New York Red Bulls reject West Ham bid for Aaron Long

The New York Red Bulls have rejected an offer from West Ham for defender Aaron Long, according to Sky Sports. The Hammers’ offer for the 27-year-old former MLS Defender of the Year was $500,000 for a season-long loan with a $4.5 million option to buy in the summer. Last summer, Long, who has a $4 […]

Klopp admits Liverpool youngsters will feature in Shrewsbury replay

In proper FA Cup fashion, League One side Shrewsbury Town pulled off a late draw against Liverpool, forcing a replay at Anfield. The replay, which is set to take place during the Premier League’s winter break, is going to be a problem for Liverpool, according to manager Jurgen Klopp. First-team players have been granted the time […]

Manchester United drops Tranmere Rovers 6-0 in FA Cup

Attacking drought for Manchester United? Not to worry, call on the defenders. Harry Maguire, Diogo Dalot, and Phil Jones all scored brilliant first-half goals as Manchester United dropped League Two side Tranmere Rovers 6-0 to advance to the FA Cup fifth round. The Prenton Park pitch was in horrendous shape after heavy rain, but that […]

NHL players in favor of ‘international flavor’ All-Star idea

ST. LOUIS — Nathan MacKinnon enjoyed when the NHL All-Star Game featured North America against the World in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Something similar could be coming back next year, but with a twist. The league is in talks with players to bring what Commissioner Gary Bettman called a ”distinct international flavor” to […]

Michael Jordan: ‘Words can’t describe the pain I’m feeling. I loved Kobe’

Kobe Bryant grew up idolizing Michael Jordan. Bryant styled his game after Jordan. Bryant even wanted to sign with Jordan’s Wizards. Though they never became teammates, Bryant still developed a brotherly relationship with Jordan. In the wake of Bryant’s tragic death, Jordan shared a heartfelt message. Bryant once said he wanted Jordan or Phil Jackson […]

Mark Cuban: No Mavericks player will wear No. 24 again in honor of Kobe

Kobe Bryant never suited up for the Dallas Mavericks, but his impact on the NBA and Mark Cuban is undeniable. As a tribute to Kobe — who died in a helicopter crash Sunday along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others — the Mavericks’ owner announced that no player will wear No. 24 for […]