Bangladesh’s cricket organization has said that next year’s Twenty20 World Cup is threatened by the country’s deadly political violence, warning there may only be weeks to save the tournament.
The 16-team competition, due to take place between March 16 and April 6 next year, should beFULL STORY
Kemba Walker scored 27 of his 31 points in the second half as the Charlotte Bobcats overcame Stephen Curry’s 43 points to beat the Golden State Warriors 115-111 on Monday night.
Playing in front of his hometown crowd, Curry scored 19 points in the fourth quarterFULL STORY
The Toronto Raptors and Sacramento Kings finalized a seven-player trade on Monday that both teams hope will be the key to turning around their long-struggling clubs.
The Kings will receive Rudy Gay, the Raptors’ second-leading scorer, along with reserves Aaron Gray and Quincy Acy, in exchangeFULL STORY
English soccer faced renewed concerns about match-fixing on Monday after Blackburn Rovers striker D.J. Campbell was identified as one of six people arrested in the second police investigation into rigged games opened within two weeks.
Campbell is one of two former Premier League players arrested afterFULL STORY
England captain Alastair Cook has called on his players to search their souls for hidden resolve and dig themselves out of the deepest of Ashes holes, but mining reserves of character may not be enough to counter Mitchell Johnson on Perth’s WACA pitch.
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Brazil pledged to stamp out stadium violence on Monday after hooliganism marred a weekend first-division league game, raising fresh doubts about its ability to stage a trouble-free World Cup.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said Brazil could not and would not tolerate soccer violence after fans ofFULL STORY
Myanmar officially welcomes thousands of athletes today for the Southeast Asian Games, an event billed as a coming-out party for the former pariah nation emerging from decades of international isolation. The opening ceremony for the regional showpiece is being held in a spotless, purpose-built 30,000-capacityFULL STORY
Corey Perry scored two goals and captain Ryan Getzlaf extended his point streak to 12 games in the Anaheim Ducks’ 5-2 victory over the spiraling New York Islanders on Monday night.
Cam Fowler had his first career short-handed goal and added two assists. Saku Koivu scoredFULL STORY
Danny Graham finally ended his 11-month goal drought as the Hull striker returned to haunt his former club in a 1-1 draw against Swansea on Monday.
Graham enjoyed a prolific 18-month spell with Swansea before moving to Sunderland for ￡5 million (US$8.23 million) in January andFULL STORY
A group of Lebanese women have shrugged off family disapproval and paltry resources to create their country’s first female league for futsal — the faster, five-a-side variety of soccer.
“My family was against me playing at the start. They’d say neither football nor futsal isFULL STORY
Chicago quarterback Josh McCown made a strong case to become the team’s permanent starter after he dominated Dallas in a 45-28 win on Monday that vaulted the Bears into joint first place in the NFC North.
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Gronkowski out for season
The New England Patriots have placed tight end Rob Gronkowski on injured reserve with a damaged right knee, meaning he will miss the rest of the season. Gronkowski was hurt midway through the third quarter of the Patriots’ 27-26 win over theFULL STORY