Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Category: Sports

Barcelona vs Benfica: Barça’s Champions League hopes on knife edge, but club may have found its new star

Given the contrasting form of both sides — Bayern has won all five its group stage games so far, including a 3-0 Camp Nou hammering of Barça — that result seems unlikely, but it’s...

Karim Benzema: Real Madrid star found guilty of complicity in attempted blackmail in sex tape case

The court went further than the prosecutor in its ruling on Wednesday, which only requested a 10-month suspended prison sentence against Benzema. “It was clearly announced by the court that Karim Benzema was not...

Dick Vitale: Famous basketball announcer, who is battling cancer, emotional upon return

Last month, Vitale announced that he has lymphoma and would undergo six months of chemotherapy. And on Tuesday night, an emotional Vitale returned to the commentary booth for ESPN’s coverage of the college basketball...

WTA’s stance on Peng has made it human rights champion, says former U.S. official

The whereabouts of Peng, a former tennis doubles world number one, became a matter of international concern for nearly three weeks after she posted a message on social media alleging that a former top...

Manchester United went viral again but for all the wrong reasons

It was yet another reminder that, despite disappointing results, the club as a global brand seems to be as strong as ever, continuing to boast a social media following that is the envy of...

Lyon vs Marseille: French league game abandoned after player hit in head by water bottle thrown from crowd

Payet had made his way over to take the set piece in the fifth minute of the Ligue 1 game at Lyon’s Groupama Stadium, but as he was lining up to send the ball...

Alexander Zverev: After victory at the ATP Finals, is 2022 the year German tennis star can finally claim his first grand slam title?

Despite also winning Olympic gold, two more Masters 1000 titles and finishing with a tour best 59 wins in 2021, Zverev ended the year without reaching a grand slam final. The 24-year-old German star,...

Bubba Watson: ‘I was fearing death’ — Two-time Masters champion shares mental health struggles

Back in 2017, a stomach issue had meant he’d lost a lot of weight and golf wasn’t going so well, leaving him considering retiring from the sport he loves. On top of that, his...

Colts vs Bills: Jonathan Taylor sets franchise record in five-touchdown performance against Buffalo

The running back scored five touchdowns in the Indianapolis Colts’ 41-15 dismantling of the previously high-flying Buffalo Bills on Sunday. In doing so, Taylor set a new franchise record, and thrust himself into the...

LeBron James ejected: A strike to Pistons’ Isaiah Stewart’s face leads to scuffle

The ejection is only the second in James’ career — the first coming in 2017 for comments made to a referee. Sunday’s altercation occurred with 9:18 remaining in the third quarter and the Lakers...