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Former FIFA World Player of the Year Kaká is the new highest-paid player in Major League Soccer and will make $7.2 million this season.

Op-Ed: Five questions for the NBA's Eastern Conference

With the 2014-15 NBA season set to start at the end of the month, it's time to ask five questions for the Eastern Conference.

Manchester City's Pellegrini makes old mistakes in draw to Roma

It appeared that Manuel Pellegrini learned from his mistakes following Manchester City’s demise at the hands of Bayern Munich last season.

Filipino boxers go for gold in Asian Games Thursday

At least four boxers of the Philippine boxing contingent in the ongoing Asian Games in South Korea are aiming for their individual gold medals when they face their semi final opponents Thursday in Inchon.

Spectacular game-ending catch preserves no-hitter for Zimmerman

There are no-hitters and there are no-hitters in baseball, but few have been as dramatic as a regular-season finale Sunday.

Here's Phil Mickelson's brutal assessment of the U.S.'s Ryder Cup strategy

Something of a mutiny broke out at the U.S. Ryder Cup team's joint press conference after losing to Europe for the third-straight time on Sunday.

Op-Ed: Why Algieri won't engage Pacquaio toe-to-toe on Nov. 22

On Nov. 22 at the Cotai Arena of the Venetian Resort & Casino in Macau, China, unbeaten American boxer Chris Algieri will share the spotlight with eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao and most likely he won't go toe-to-toe with the Filipino star.

Op-Ed: Will Manny Pacquiao's killer instinct show in Algieri fight?

Manny Pacquiao assured his fans prior to his rematch against Timothy Bradley that his killer instinct was still there and was out to prove it when he faced the previously unbeaten American in the ring last April.

Op-Ed: Australian Rules Grand Final 2014 second half

The game’s slowed a bit, to a more conventional type of play. The first Hawk goal comes from a good pass across goal. The second comes from a good mark from the centre. A snapshot from Jack gets the Swans’ first out of a crowd around the ball.

Op-Ed: Australian Rules Grand Final 2014 First half

This could be one of the great grand finals of all time Hawthorn and Sydney, both at the top of their games, are playing hard, and the game is being played at a sprint. These are two highly experienced teams, and the ball-handling is superb.

Roy Jones scores first round KO over Hany Atiyo

Former WBA heavyweight champion Roy Jones, Jr. scored a first round knockout against challenger Hany Atiyo on Friday in Krasnodar, Russia.

Derek Jeter gets 3 RBI, game-winner in final Yankee Stadium game

Derek Jeter has long possessed one of baseball's great flairs for the dramatic and he exhibited it yet again in his final game at Yankee Stadium. This time he did it in the bottom of the ninth with his final at-bat at home as a Yank.

Chart shows how little of college sports revenues goes to the athletes

In 2013, the top ten schools in college sports generated an average of $117.7 million revenue from their athletic department. The chart below shows just how little of that money goes back to the athletes.

Op-Ed: Why public may no longer support Floyd Mayweather's next fight

Floyd Mayweather's imminent fall as boxing's top pay-per-view (PPV) seller over the past few years could start when he returns to the ring next year for his penultimate ring appearance under a $200 million, six-fight contract with CBS/Showtime.

Op-Ed: 2014 MLB Wild Card Race — The final push

The final push for October. In the National League you’ve got the Giants, Cardinals, Pirates and Brewers. In the American, it’s the A’s, Mariners, Tigers, Royals and Indians. This is what it’s all about.

Op-Ed: NFL Games of the Week – Week 4

If you were confused by the events of Week 3, you are among friends here. The 49ers lost on the road to the Arizona Cardinals...

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Just how far has Jameis Winston fallen?

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is one of the most talented players in college football, but after yet another off field incident last week, just how far has the star signal caller fallen in the latest NFL mock draft?

2014 NFL Power Rankings: Updated week 3 standings

With three weeks in the books and just 3 teams left without a loss, the NFL season is off and running. Philadelphia, Arizona, and Cincinnati have all set the ground work for a successful season, but the latest power rankings still have Seattle on top.

Op-Ed: Keith Olbermann's attack on Derek Jeter is despicable, undeserved

No stranger to enticing people to despise him, Keith Olbermann unleashed a nearly-seven minute attack on Derek Jeter, attempting to reduce Jeter's success in the game and undermine Jeter's achievements.

San Francisco Giants CEO on MLB uniform ads: 'I think it is coming'

While attention in recent years has focused on the addition of paid advertisements to NBA uniforms, one Major League Baseball CEO says his team would support selling of ads on baseball uniforms and thinks other owners will jump on board.

Li Na says tennis 'only chance' after father's death

China's Li Na said her ground-breaking career can be traced back to the death of her father when she was 14, a pivotal moment which meant tennis success was her "only chance".

Andy Dalton, Bengals' QB, catches a pass for a touchdown

The Cincinnati Bengals' quarterback, Andy Dalton, caught a pass, thus scoring a touchdown during the Bengals' game versus the Tennessee Titans. The touchdown marked the first of Dalton's career, for receiving.

Baltimore Ravens fans exchange more than 5,500 Ray Rice jerseys

There's perhaps no bigger indication of fan outrage at the continually-developing Ray Rice scandal than the number of fans who replaced Baltimore Ravens jerseys with Rice's name on them. The final count: 5,595.

NASCAR: Logano wins, Team Penske is 2-0 in the 'Chase'

Joey Logano didn't waste any time in securing a spot in the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. One week after teammate Brad Keselowski won the opening round of NASCAR's Chase, Logano won the Sylvania 300 on Sept. 21, 2014.

Milner helps Man City earn vital point against cautious Chelsea

When two top teams meet in the opening months of the domestic season, there tends to be a hint of caution from both sides, and Jose Mourinho’s starting XI further exemplified that belief.

Op-Ed: Pacquiao needs to focus on Algieri, forget about Mayweather fight

After preserving his immaculate career record and keeping his multiple welterweight titles against challenger Marcos Maidana last September 13, Floyd Mayweather continues to avoid facing Manny Pacquiao in the ring despite potential record-breaking purse.

Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas dead at 36

It is with a heavy heart to learn about the death of former Tennessee Titans placekicker Rob Bironas, who was killed in a car accident on September 20.

Duquesne eases past Monmouth University 30-21 Special

The Duquesne Dukes improved their season record to 2-2 Saturday at Rooney Field by downing the Monmouth Hawks 30-21 in Pittsburgh.

Op-Ed: Why Margarito was easier fight for Manny Pacquaio than Algieri

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.
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