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Real Madrid beat Barcelona – 3:1

Cristiano Ronaldo got the better of Lionel Messi on Tuesday, scoring twice to lead Real Madrid to a 3:1 win at Barcelona and a spot in the Copa del Rey final. After salvaging a 1:1 draw in the first leg, Madrid neutralized Barcelona’s passing game and counterattacked to perfection at the Camp Nou to hand […]

Victoria Azarenka wins Australian Open 2013

Victoria Azarenka had the bulk of the crowd against her. The fireworks were fizzling out, and when she looked over the net, she saw Li Na crashing to the court and almost knocking herself out. Considering the cascading criticism she’d encountered after her previous win, Azarenka didn’t need the focus of the Australian Open final […]

Sloane Stephens wins at Australian Open

Serena Williams is out of the Australian Open after losing her quarterfinal match 3:6, 7:5, 6:4 to 19-year-old American Sloane Stephens. Williams appeared to hurt her lower back while attempting to pull up short of the net during the eighth game of the second set. She called for a trainer after the ninth game with […]

Super Bowl 2013 – Ravens and 49ers

The Harbowl is coming. John Harbaugh’s Baltimore Ravens will face his brother Jim Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. The 2013 Super Bowl will be played in New Orleans and feature two brothers facing off for the first time in Super Bowl history. The early line has the 49ers as a […]

Ben Roethlisberger leaves stadium with injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season could be poised to take an ugly turn. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger left Monday night’s game with an injury to his passing shoulder after getting sandwiched by Tamba Hali and Justin Houston on a third-quarter sack against the Kansas City Chiefs. Backup Byron Leftwich took over under center and helped the team […]

Pittsburgh Steelers defeat Bengals 24-17

The Pittsburgh Steelers have gotten really good at making people who count them out look really bad in recent seasons. If Sunday night is any indication, they’re getting ready to do it again. Behind a smothering defense and revitalized running game, the Steelers overpowered the Cincinnati Bengals in a 24:17 win at Paul Brown Stadium. […]

Peyton Manning and his greatest comeback

The Denver Broncos overcame multiple first-half miscues to become the second team since 1993 to erase a 24-point second-half deficit, tying an NFL record for the largest comeback win for a road team in NFL history and forcing a tie atop the AFC West standings with a 35:24 win over the equally 3:3 San Diego […]

Chicago marathon 2012

Tsegaye Kebede crossed the finish line in Grant Park on Sunday with his country on his mind. He raised his arms, gave thumbs up to the crowd and took in the applause as he became the first Ethiopian man to win the Chicago Marathon, setting a course record in the process. “It was a great […]

College Football Scores 2012

Maybe everything really is bigger in Texas. Alabama’s experienced offensive line opened Texas-sized holes for the team’s stable of running backs, AJ McCarron had a big day behind center and the defense had no problem filling the big shoes left by its pro-playing predecessors in a 41-14 blowout over Number 8 Michigan Saturday night. It […]

Lance Armstrong and doping charges

Declaring “enough is enough,” Lance Armstrong says he will not fight charges brought by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, a stunning decision that will cause him to be stripped of the seven Tour de France titles that turned him into an American hero. USADA confirmed late Thursday it will strip him of all results since August […]