Yankees Looking To Buy EPL’s Tottenham Club?

London’s DAILY STAR reported Sunday that the New York Yankees are entertaining the possibility of making a bid for Tottenham Hotspur of the English Premier League.

THE owners of baseball giants New York Yankees are looking into buying Spurs for a massive £450million.
Powerhouse Yankees are said to be weighing up an offer for a major stake […]


Report: U.S. Soccer To Extend Bradley’s Contract

In a report today on the coaching situation at Fulham of England’s Premier League, Daniel Orstein of the BBC noted that U.S. World Cup soccer coach Bob Bradley will likely keep his job as coach of the American national team.

Bradley reportedly had been under consideration for the Fulham head coaching position.
From Ornstein of the BBC:


Soccer WAG Allegedly Murdered, Fed To Dogs

CNN’s Ingrid Formanek and Luciani Gomes and the AFP report the gruesome details of the death of the former girlfriend of star Brazilian soccer goalkeeper Bruno Fernandes Das Dores de Souza.

Souza stands accused of a murder-for-hire plot to kill his ex-girlfriend and adult film performer Eliza Samudio. Souza reportedly impregnated Samudio the first night […]


Video: Dumbass Tries Swiping World Cup Trophy

Before Spain defeated Holland today in South Africa, a Spanish man got within inches of grabbing the World Cup trophy after invading the pitch.

Jaume Marquet Cot, otherwise known as Jimmy Jump, was hauled off by security after running onto the Soccer City Stadium field and attempting to place a barretina (hat) on top of the […]


Photos: Maradona and Daughter Confront Fans

I’m normally not one to post obilgatory reaction shots, but I thought it’d be fun to see Maradona’s obligatory, flustered reax after Germany plastered Argentina 4-0 today.

(Even in translation, could there be a more appropriate headline?)
Above is the front page of Argentina’s all-sports website, Canchallena.com.

(The best of times)
As he was exiting the field today, […]


FIFA Bans Cup Stadium Replays On Video Boards

In response to an error by an official during Mexico’s 3-1 loss to Argentina on Sunday, FIFA announced Monday that it is banning instant replay on giant World Cup stadium video screens.

After Johannesburg’s Soccer City Stadium screens showed Argentina striker Carlos Tevez to be offsides while scoring a goal against Mexico yesterday, angry Mexico players […]


FIFA: Use Of Replay “definitely not on the table”

Despite two more prominent mistakes by World Cup officials in Round of 16 tournament games Sunday, FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke reiterated after the games that soccer’s world governing body had no plans to consider the use of instant replay.

In a 4-1 loss to Germany, England had a shot from Frank Lampard clearly go beyond […]


Why Did Algerian Player Attack a Female Reporter?

A nasty spat between an Algerian soccer player and an Algerian reporter took place Wednesday after the U.S. eliminated Algeria from the World Cup with a 1-0 victory.

After playing in what may be his last international match with Algeria, 35-year-old striker Rafik Saifi “slapped the face of journalist Asma Halimi.”
Halimi then returned the favor by […]


Bad Day? Least You Didn’t Bet $163,000 On France

From noted British soccer blogger Tim Stewart today:

Looks god-awful now, but far from the riskiest wager provided by the betting website William Hill.


World Cup: FIFA Drops Referee Koman Coulibaly

There’s been much speculation as to the fate of African World Cup referee Koman Coulibaly after his blown call in the U.S.A.’s last match against Slovenia.

(Follow Brooks on Twitter for live, 24/7 updates)
Today FIFA finally officially responded to the matter, if not indirectly, by not assigning Coulibaly to the next round of World Cup […]