His valuation is sure to have skyrocketed over the past 15 months, but even if it's forty-five or even fifty million pounds, few can be considered as worthy of that outlay as he can. No disrespect to Everton, a fine club of proud traditions, but it surely can't be long until Lukaku's exploits are again picked up on slightly further afield.
For the myriad businesses that work with the NFL, Adidas has shown that corporate partners do not need to be neutral when it comes to moral issues. They can support those working toward a simple goal: to stop the promotion of a dictionary-defined racial slur against Native Americans.
Brash. Self-assured. Upfront. Sure, Roenick retains a style that is indisputably all his own. The same characteristics that propelled him to nine All-Star Games and a comfortable slot in the broadcast booth outline his new book, Shoot First, Pass Later.
Following a FIFA Women's World Cup marred by a lawsuit over artificial turf, unequal prize money, and a corruption scandal, 2015 was on track to leave us with more questions than answers about what will come next to bridge these gaps.
In the midst of the most fragile of days for UH football, athletics director Dave Matlin's choice of the next head coach looms as one of the most important hires in the history of the athletic department.
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As with all American traditions, if it happened once or twice it is one. Therefore I present my traditional Thanksgiving piece. The History of Thanksgiving and of Football both can be traced back to the Middle Ages, and so it may not be so strange that the two would...
The NBA MVP and Golden State will continue to get better every game. The Warriors won their 20th consecutive regular season game. They are the sixth team in league history to achieve this while extending their regular season home winning streak to 27 games.
"After seeing Case Keenum's helmet bounce off the turf and watching him kneel in the fetal position, I was sure he would be taken out of the game. I was totally stunned that he went right back in the game. Many of us watching at home suspected he suffered a...
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On a holiday that we Americans celebrate by eating a large bird, Minnesota fans are thankful that the Vikings, known for brutality, weren't notorious for killing birds. Their home stadium, however, is a different story.
Having watched Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer in two sets in the final of the ATP World Tour finals (6-3, 6-4) a few days ago, I thought that I would pose the question which will right now be on the tennis worlds lips: Is Djokovic's 2015 the greatest season in the professional era?
With 10 wins under their belt, the New England Patriots are rolling. But the team has also been taking its hits, too, making the offense less effective and putting more of the burden on Tom Brady's shoulders. Last night's game, which...
Not too long ago, I received a call from a well-intentioned dad who explained that he was an avid listener to my WFAN sports parenting show, and he wanted to ask my advice about his son, who he explained was a promising baseball pitcher. There was just one catch...
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Few things bring the country together during the year like football and Thanksgiving is no exception. For millions of families, watching football on Thanksgiving is as much a part of the day as turkey, stuffing, or sweet potato pie.
Coming off the international break, Manchester United played a crucial match to their Barclays Premier League campaign against Watford.
In games of spin, it's the arenas of politics, business and entertainment that thrive on plays of influence. Less so in sports where laws of physics trump rules of rhetoric.
Sports have the power to bring communities together and change mindsets. Hopefully, this brave stand by a football team will make it easier for university administrators to do what is right for its own sake.
1. The first event took place on November 26, 1987. It was created for four reasons: to extend the Hulk Hogan/Andre The Giant feud (Hogan had defeated Andre at WrestleMania III earlier that year); to directly compete with the original Thanksgiving Night Tradition, the NWA's annual Starrcade show; to establish...
I have been a Packers fan since I was a staffer for then-U.S. Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) more than a decade ago. So, I can't claim to be impartial. However, I'd like to think I would be singing the praises of any professional athlete who uses their spotlight to do the right thing.
The NFL could potentially offset how structural bias impacts the treatment of black and white players by perhaps getting their own investigators to these scenes alongside the police to conduct independent inquiries at the ground level. But even if such an effort was possible, there is no guarantee the NFL investigators would be any less biased than the local police departments.
The time has now come for him to re-introduce himself to some former team mates. The cauldron that awaits him at Anfield will have to wait for a good few months yet, but City's number seven will be one of the chief players looking to put Liverpool to the sword when they visit the Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening.