By Alfred Branch, Jr. A sore left ankle dimmed some of the bright-lights coverage of soccer superstar David Beckham’s debut match Saturday with his L.A. Galaxy teammates, but the preliminary TV ratings told a different story for broadcaster ESPN. Beckham may have only played about 12 minutes toward the... Read more
Oscar De La Hoya says he hopes to continue boxing and has set his sights on the U.K.’s Ricky Hatton for a 2008 bout. De La Hoya told the press, “I respect Ricky Hatton. He’s a great fighter, he’s a great guy. If that fight does get made, fans... Read more
The National Hockey League’s 2007-2008 schedule has been released exclusively on The league will open its season in London, England as the Anaheim Ducks take on the Los Angeles Kings in a two game Series September 29th and 30th. Read more
By Stacey Willets TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 6/25/07 – 7/01/07. OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Boston Red Sox 2 2 Chicago Cubs 3 8 New York Yankees 4 6 Jersey Boys 5 5... Read more
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The NFL folded its development league in Europe after 16 years on Friday, calling the decision a sound business move that will allow for a stronger international focus on regular-season games outside the United States. The announcement came less than a week after the Hamburg... Read more
by Seth D. Olson Could ‘Roid Rage’ have been a factor in the alleged murder-suicide of WWE star Chris Benoit’s wife and child? Some believe so. “A lot of prescription medication” was found in the home, including anabolic steroids, said Fayette County Sheriff Lt. Tommy Pope. Chris Benoit... Read more
New York Times : Following a grisly murder scene created by a former champion, World Wrestling Entertainment is trying mightily to cut ties with a deed that echoes a sport that stages brawls between feuding, well-built men. So close are the similarities that they may include the cause of... Read more
Without a binding agreement between Nashville Predators owner Craig Leipold and Canadian billionaire Jim Balsillie, talk of the team relocating to Canada is strictly premature. That was NHL commissioner Gary Bettman’s stern message Wednesday after a meeting of the league’s board of governors. Leipold and Balsillie, the co-CEO of... Read more
From The New York Times: SAN FRANCISCO, June 20 — Just one day after the management shake-up at Yahoo, the company’s board was called on to make a decision that had nothing to do with the resignation of Terry S. Semel as chief executive or the appointment of the... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. Police busted a pair of alleged ticket scalpers Tuesday within a half-mile of where the College World Series is being played in Omaha, NE, marking the latest attempt by the NCAA to strike out ticket reselling. According to Omaha police, Chavet Sikes of Holdrege,... Read more