Chicago Cubs Addisson Russell: What To Expect From Baseball’s No. 2

The Chicago Cubs are promoting shortstop prospect Addisson Russell, acquired from the Oakland A’s last summer in a deal that netted them right-handers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel. Samardzija is now the Chicago White Sox’s number two starter, while Russell is being brought up to play second base at Wrigley Field. Russell is ranked highly as a shortstop, but he’s currently … Read More

DAVID LUIZ GETS PUMMELED ON SOCIAL MEDIA AFTER LUIS SUAREZ TAKES HIM TO SCHOOL

A professional soccer player getting nutmegged is not something that happens often. A professional soccer player getting nutmegged twice in the same game by the same player never happens. Except to David Luiz … by Luis Suarez. The poor PSG defender was only 10 days out from a hamstring injury and had to come off the bench only 21 minutes … Read More

LUIS SUAREZ NUTMEGS DAVID LUIZ TWICE AND SCORES TWO BEAUTIES

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez was on fire in Barcelona’s commanding 3-1 UEFA Champions League quarterfinal first leg win against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday night. The Uruguay striker scored twice, in both instances displaying skill and impeccable timing. Both were impressive, but his second, however, was a thing of beauty. In both cases, he makes PSG defender David Luiz look foolish.  

Maradona likens van Gaal to the devil over his treatment of Falcao

Diego Maradona has likened Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal to the devil over his treatment of Radamel Falcao. The Colombian, who has been on United’s bench for their last five matches, has scored just four goals during a season-long loan deal from Monaco. Van Gaal has the chance to add Falcao to his squad on a permanent basis for … Read More

BAYERN’S LEWANDOWSKI SCORES BRILLIANT FIRST-HALF VOLLEY VS. EINTRACHT FRANKFURT

It’s not often that the playful tricks you practice in training actually work on the field. Or if they do, they look like you’re showing off. Robert Lewandowski, however, managed a beautifully tricky goal for Bayern Munich against Eintracht Frankfurt. That stunner was the first of Lewandowski two goals on the day and Bayern kept their massive lead at the … Read More

Australian Open 2015: Martina Hingis rolls back the years with mixed doubles win

CHAMPIONS do come back, particularly to Rod Laver Arena, as Martina Hingis rolled back time on Sunday with a mixed doubles win. Hingis, a three-time Australian Open singles champion, stepped up to accept the mixed doubles trophy with Indian partner Leander Paes. It was the 16th grand slam title for the 34-year-old Swiss ace and 15th for doubles specialist Paes … Read More

Tony McCoy wins Aintree Hurdle on opening day of Grand National meeting

Tony McCoy may now be less than 48 hours away from retirement but there was no easing off here on Thursday, no lessening of the intensity that has hallmarked his 20-year reign as National Hunt’s champion jockey. On a card that opens with four Grade One events, McCoy missed out in the first three as well-supported horses failed to run … Read More