Cristiano Ronaldo gave Michel Platini the cold shoulder as he snubbed the UEFA President at the World Club Cup presentation. Real Madrid had slammed the Frenchman for comments in November when he said the World Player of the Year should go to a German.
Five players from the St. Louis Rams professional football team showed solidarity with Ferguson protesters on Sunday by walking onto the field with their hands raised in the air. Now the local police union wants them to be punished.
A fan has died in clashes between Spain’s radical groups ahead of a football match in Madrid. The man suffered from head injuries and hypothermia after being thrown into a river. Eleven others were injured and dozens arrested following the violence.
Washington, DC’s professional football team has been prone to controversy lately, to say the least, and a “Happy Thanksgiving” tweet from the official Redskins Twitter account this week isn’t making things any better.
Making tens of millions of dollars simply playing a game may seem like a dream for most Americans, but former National Football League player Jason Brown gave up fame, the limelight and the cash for a chance to do something humbler: farming.
The Drug Enforcement Administration randomly inspected three NFL teams after their away games on Sunday. DEA agents were looking into allegations that team doctors were illegally dispensing prescription narcotics.
The chairman of an Ankara-based football club says he will impose a $11,200 fine on any player that is seen sporting a beard. He has also put pressure on the Turkish Football Federation to impose a nationwide ban.
The bank balance of Fabio Capello, the coach of Russia's national football team, has not increased in five months. However, a member of the Russian Football Union (RFU) says the organization is looking for funds to pay his jaw-dropping $11 million salary.
Morocco has rejected an ultimatum and refused to host the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in January over the fear that Ebola virus may find its way into the country with the crowds of football fans and easily spread among them during the mass sporting event.
The Washington Redskins can sue the Native Americans responsible for the team losing its trademark, a federal judge said on Friday. The group had asked for the suit to be dismissed, saying they have no financial stake in the outcome of the ruling.
A football match in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital Sarajevo turned violent as fans bombarded players with a barrage of flares and clashed with police. At least 15 people were injured in the brawl – but the interrupted game then continued.