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Manny Pacquiao could find it a bit difficult to score a win over Chris Algieri on Nov. 22 in Macau China as the match won't be as easy as his fight against the towering Antonio Margarito in 2010, when he bagged his historic eighth division world title.

Op-Ed: Islanders good bet to be most-improved NHL team

Many NHL teams are upwardly mobile, but only one will be the most-improved squad during the coming season, likely helping its coach to the Jack Adams Trophy.

Ravens player retires to give kidney to younger brother

A Baltimore Ravens player retired to donate his kidney to his 31-year-old younger brother, a former player for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Ryder Cup begins in Scotland this week

One of the biggest dates in the Scottish calendar starts this week and you could drum up support for the Europeans or the Americans. Yes, it's time for the Ryder Cup golf tournament again and it's being played at the home of golf — Gleneagles in Scotlan

Guardiola's tinkering sees Bayern squeak past Manchester City

Although it took Bayern Munich 89 minutes to nick a winner, the German champions were fully deserving of maximum points against Manchester City.

Arkansas State football player plays dead on fake punt

When an Arkansas State football player played dead on a fake punt in a game last week, it wasn't a spur of the moment deception. The team had practiced the trick all week. The problem was: it didn't work. A video of the play has gone viral.

Borussia Dortmund exploits and overruns Arsenal's feeble midfield

Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund have become familiar Champions League foes over the past few seasons in tight, yet enthralling group stage encounters.

Op-Ed: Christian right okay with physical punishment of children

It is not clear where spanking would fit in the Beatitudes of their leader, but Christians from the right say physical punishment of children is okay.

Op-Ed: Should Adrian Peterson play this Sunday vs. Saints?

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton recently stated that he thinks Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should be suspended and not be eligible to play this Sunday versus the New Orleans Saints. Does he have a valid argument?

Op-Ed: Why boxing fans would still watch Floyd Mayweather's next fight

Contrary to bettors claim that boxing fans are fed up with Mayweather's boring and less entertaining fights as shown in his rematch with Marcos Maidana last weekend, there would still be a good number who will buy his last remaining fights.

Op-Ed: NFL Games of the Week – Week 3

Well that was an interesting… Week 2 in the NFL left a number of fans – including this writer – scratching their heads.

Italian football Serie A club advertises movies on team's jerseys

A football club from Genoa that plays in the Serie A league, Italy's top soccer league, is becoming an advertiser for movies. The club announced this week that they will advertise movies on their jerseys starting with their next match on Sunday.

2014 NFL Fantasy Football — Top waiver wire options for week 3

The NFL is tough and brutal and it showed this past Sunday with numerous injuries to many big name players, including Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin.

NASCAR: The 'Chase' is on, Keselowski leads the way

Brad Keselowski fed off the momentum of winning the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of the season, prior to the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, and rolled into Victory Circle after winning the opening round of the this year's championship run.

Op-Ed: 'Furor' in NFL over domestic violence is pathetic

So much is wrong with what has happened and is happening in the National Football League regarding domestic violence, it's hard to know where to begin to discuss the matter.

Manchester United's direct Angel Di Maria storms past QPR

Manchester United’s emphatic victory over Queens Park Rangers doesn’t indicate where the club will finish in May, but it represented a shift in Louis van Gaal’s approach.

Marcos Maidana denies biting Floyd Mayweather's fingers

Floyd Mayweather's claim that Marcos Maidana bit his fingers during their 12-round fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada isn't true, said Maidana, who lost to Mayweather in a rematch Saturday night.

Op-Ed: CBS sportscaster challenges men, demands end to domestic violence

During Thursday's pregame broadcast before the Baltimore Ravens played the Pittsburgh Steelers, a CBS sportscaster made an impassioned plea to men challenging them to "do something" about domestic violence.

Mayweather wins unanimous decision over Maidana, remains unbeaten

Unbeaten boxing star Floyd Mayweather scored another victory in a rematch against Marcos Maidana of Argentina via a unanimous decision Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada

Duquesne Dukes win home opener football game over Dayton Special

The Duquesne Dukes ended their two game losing streak Saturday by winning their home opener against the Dayton Flyers 33-16 at Rooney Field in Pittsburgh.

Op-Ed: How the Dallas Stars became a contender

After missing the playoffs in the lockout shortened 2012-13 season, the Dallas Stars made a splash with the acquisition of Tyler Seguin. Now heading into the 2014-15 season the Stars have high expectations after another big offseason.

Op-Ed: Why Marcos Maidana will dethrone Floyd Mayweather Saturday night

Marcos Maidana has devised what seems to be a foolproof plan to dethrone and give Floyd Mayweather his first career defeat when they face each other in the ring Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Star NFL RB Adrian Peterson indicted for injury to child

Twitter has erupted with reports star NFL running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted by a grand jury in Texas for "reckless or negligent injury to a child."

Op-Ed: Change? What change? Can Toronto Maple Leafs win this year?

Maybe the more ardent Toronto Maple Leafs fan among you can provide the reasoning behind the notion that the team has made the kind of changes that will show up in the standings. That will vault them into the playoffs for the 2nd time in umpteen years.

Op-Ed: Sports body says convicted killer Pistorius can run

Oscar Pistorius has been a huge money-maker for the Paralympic Games and the group wasted no time in declaring him fit to run despite his conviction for manslaughter in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Danny Welbeck and Arsenal join forces at the right time

Arsene Wenger’s reluctance to please Arsenal supporters with adequate activity in the transfer market remains peculiarly cryptic in the modern era.

Op-Ed: Why Manny Pacquiao should now accept $40M Mayweather purse offer

Unbeaten boxing champion Floyd Mayweather has blamed and continues to blame Manny Pacquiao for their failure to face each other in the ring citing his offer of $40 million guaranteed purse which the Filipino star declined to accept.

Beer-league goalie answers tweet, plays with Vancouver Canucks Special

For Vancouver's Tristan Jones, a beer-league hockey goalie and a professional goalie instructor, last Monday started out a typical day. It didn't end that way though, not by a long shot, as the 27-year-old wound up playing goal for the Vancouver Canucks.

HBO dumps National Hockey League series 24/7

According to well-placed sources at Home Box Office (HBO), it can be confirmed the network has decided not to renew its deal to broadcast the 24/7 series that follows participants during the run up to the Winter Classic.

Op-Ed: Do we really need analytics to tell us Dion Phaneuf stinks?

A new analytics-based study of NHL defenseman ranks Leafs' blueliner Dion Phaneuf in the bottom ten. It took a lot of work to come to this and other similar conclusions.

Op-Ed: The NFL's cheats, lies and videotape: Ray Rice saga continues

Despite NFL claims that requests for security footage of the altercation between Ray Rice and his then-fiancee were denied, a 12-second voice message recording shows the league received the footage five months ago.

Op-Ed: Which MLB team is poised to go deep in the post-season?

It's been an interesting year in baseball. I'll start with that. No one team has been dominant over the course of the entire season.

Op-Ed: NFL Games of the Week — Week 2

Though it’s been overshadowed by the graphic revelations surrounding the Ray Rice incident, Week 1 gave fans an exciting start to the 2014-15 NFL season.

Op-Ed: What's the over/under on when the Leafs fire Randy Carlyle?

Toronto Maple Leafs President Brendan Shanahan has his fall guy in place headed into the season. But will he have to use him?

Op-Ed: Why Floyd Mayweather will regret retiring without facing Pacquiao

Sooner or later, unbeaten champion Floyd Mayweather will retire from boxing for good but he may later regret having retired even if he remains unbeaten without facing Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao in the ring.

Review: RAW Season premiere — Review 08/09/14

It was the ‘Season Premiere’ of RAW this past Monday, and while it was no home-run of a show, it did feature a few interesting segments and had a particularly memorable sight to end the show with.

Remembering Jane Modry: Saint Francis Prep Athletic Director

On September 8, it was with heavy heart that Saint Francis Preparatory High School in Fresh Meadows, New York, announced the loss of one of its finest educators, Miss Jane Modry.

NASCAR: Sixteen drivers. Ten races. One Sprint Cup champion

NASCAR nation is about to embark on a 10-week search for its 2014 king. Drivers have fought 26 battles for the right to be one of the 16 left who actually have a chance to hoist the coveted Sprint Cup trophy.

Cricket World Cup 2015 tickets available online

The 2015 edition of the cricket World Cup starts off from February 14 and the tickets for all games have been released by the ICC.

Op-Ed: The NBA email being heard around the world

An internal investigation begun over a racially insensitive remark made during a phone call set off an investigation that turned up an email written by Bruce Levenson, co-owner of the Atlanta Hawks.

Ray Rice suspended indefinitely by NFL following video-release

Baltimore Ravens running back, Ray Rice, has been suspended definitely by the NFL following the release of a security video that clearly shows him assaulting his then-fiancee now wife, Janay Palmer, in Atlantic City.
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