Chargers take Urban Meyer shot in savage video

Chargers take Urban Meyer shot in savage video

The Los Angeles Chargers have officially raised the bar for schedule release videos – and took some impeccable shots at other teams in the process. The team revealed their entire 2022 schedule in a hilarious anime send-up, going through all 17 matchups and animating each of their opponents – with varying levels of savagery. After … Read more

Lionel Messi tops Forbes’ highest-paid athlete list for 2022

Lionel Messi tops Forbes' highest-paid athlete list for 2022

The soccer sensation is reported to be bringing in pre-tax gross earnings of $130 million a year from on-field and off-field pursuits, keeping him ahead of the likes of LeBron James and rival Cristiano Ronaldo on the rich list. Messi, who earns a reported $75 million a year from playing soccer, also cashes in on … Read more

Frenkie de Jong: Persist or cash in? Barcelona’s transfer dilemma

Frenkie de Jong: Persist or cash in? Barcelona’s transfer dilemma

Regular Barcelona watchers will recognize the scene. Barca are struggling in a game, laboring to break down their doggedly defending opponents. Around the hour mark, the fourth official holds up a board showing the number 21. Frenkie de Jong walks unhappily from the pitch, and the Nou Camp crowd grumbles. This keeps happening. Before Tuesday … Read more

Erling Haaland: ‘It’s a decision for Erling,’ Borussia Dortmund CEO says of striker’s impending departure transfer

Erling Haaland: 'It's a decision for Erling,' Borussia Dortmund CEO says of striker's impending departure transfer

Multiple UK media outlets have reported that Manchester City will likely announce in the coming week that it has agreed a deal with Borussia Dortmund for the striker’s services. Haaland’s brute force, blistering pace and devastating finishing ability have made him one of the most sought-after players in the world, meaning Dortmund has been resigned … Read more

Chelsea being sold for $3B to LA Dodgers owners, investors

Chelsea being sold for $3B to LA Dodgers owners, investors

LONDON — Chelsea will be sold to a consortium fronted by Los Angeles Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly, ending 19 years of ownership and lavish investment by Roman Abramovich until the Russian oligarch was sanctioned and forced to offload the English Premier League club over the war in Ukraine. The sale price of 2.5 billion pounds … Read more

Diego Maradona’s iconic ‘Hand of God’ shirt sells for record-breaking $9.3 million at online auction

Diego Maradona's iconic 'Hand of God' shirt sells for record-breaking $9.3 million at online auction

The blue jersey was sold to an anonymous buyer for £7,142,500 ($9,284,536), said Sotheby’s. It had previously been in the possession of former England midfielder Steve Hodge, who exchanged shirts with Maradona after Argentina’s 2-1 quarterfinal victory. During the game, Hodge unintentionally flicked the ball into the air for Maradona to score the infamous ‘Hand … Read more

Real Madrid: How the football world reacted to Los Blancos’ extraordinary Champions League semifinal victory

Real Madrid: How the football world reacted to Los Blancos' extraordinary Champions League semifinal victory

The last time the two teams faced each other was in Kyiv in 2018, when Salah left the field in tears after being injured in a tackle by Sergio Ramos. Real Madrid eventually won 3-1 and lifted their 13th European Cup. Now, in Paris — after the final was moved from St. Petersburg following Russia’s … Read more

Real Madrid stun Man City, Rodrygo the hero, Guardiola’s side melt down in Champions League semifinal

Real Madrid stun Man City, Rodrygo the hero, Guardiola's side melt down in Champions League semifinal

5:47 PM ET Rob DawsonMatch Rodrygo was Real Madrid’s hero with two late goals to help the Spanish giants into the Champions League final at Man City’s expense. Getty Images MADRID — Manchester City and Real Madrid followed up Tuesday night’s drama between Villarreal and Liverpool with a remarkable show of their own, with City … Read more

Diego Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ jersey sells for world-record price at auction

Diego Maradona's 'Hand of God' jersey sells for world-record price at auction

Diego Maradona’s 1986 World Cup quarterfinal jersey has broken the world record for most spent on a match-worn jersey. Tristan Fewings/Getty Images for Sotheby’s The jersey that Argentina’s Diego Maradona wore when he scored the “Hand of God” goal against England in the 1986 World Cup has sold for a world-record price of $9.28 million … Read more

Olin Kreutz out at CHGO Sports after alleged attack on colleague

Olin Kreutz out at CHGO Sports after alleged attack on colleague

An upstart Chicago sports site has accused Olin Kreutz of physically attacking a colleague. CHGO Sports, a website that launched in March, tweeted a statement saying Kreutz, a former All-Pro center for the Bears who worked for the startup, has been let go as a result of the incident. “On Monday morning, an incident occurred … Read more