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Runner Nick Symmonds Out Of World Championships In Sponsorship Dispute

Nick Symmonds, an American middistance runner, won't be competing in the world championships in Beijing this month.<p>Symmonds, who is a U.S. National champion and has competed in the Olympic Games, failed to sign a terms and conditions agreement with USA Track & Field that is necessary to be part of …

USATF

Sources: Mexico met with Jorge Sampaoli about coaching job

A Mexican soccer official met with the Argentine manager about the vacant head coaching job, sources tell Goal Mexico.<p>Mexico's national team manager search continues, and the search has taken directors to Argentina.<p>That's where Guillermo Cantu, who took over for Hector Gonzalez Inarritu as the …

Manchester United Transfer News: Hristo Stoichkov Warns Pedro Off Louis van Gaal

Link to Media<p>Barcelona winger Pedro has been warned off joining Louis van Gaal's Manchester United by former Camp Nou forward Hristo Stoichkov.<p>Pedro is reportedly on the verge of a £22 million move to Old Trafford having fallen down the pecking order at Barca behind Neymar, Lionel Messi and Luis …

Soccer

Azerbaijani journalist dies after criticising footballer on Facebook

Player suspended by club during investigation into assault on reporter Rasim Aliyev who condemned his behaviour on social media<p>A journalist in Azerbaijan has died in hospital after being beaten up, apparently in response to a Facebook post about a footballer.<p>Rasim Aliyev died in hospital on Sunday …

Social Media

Raheem Sterling Gives His Shirt from Manchester City Debut to Fan in Crowd

Link to Media<p>Raheem Sterling has had his share of bad PR in recent weeks, but he did it right in his debut game for Manchester City, giving his shirt to a fan after the match.<p>Link to Media<p>The £49 million signing went over to the travelling supporters at the Hawthorns before giving one happy Citizen …

Soccer

Kevin Durant Injury Update: Thunder Star to Practice with Team USA in Las Vegas

Link to Media<p>Although Kevin Durant remains a good deal of time away from making a full return from foot surgery, the Oklahoma City Thunder star will at least make a cameo appearance for the United States at the national-team minicamp in Las Vegas.<p>Continue for updates.<p>Durant Not Expected to Play in …

Basketball

Sources: Durant, Anthony planning to join Tuesday's Team USA workouts

LAS VEGAS -- ‎Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony are scheduled to make their first substantive on-court comeback steps at Tuesday's opening day of USA …

Carmelo Anthony Has Chance to Be Jordan, Kobe for Knicks, Says Phil Jackson

Link to Media<p>Carmelo Anthony has become a lightning rod of criticism for the New York Knicks, but team president Phil Jackson believes big things are in store for the 31-year-old.<p>Speaking after a disastrous 17-65 season about the entire Knicks roster to Charley Rosen of ESPN.com, Jackson said he …

Basketball

MLS Player Rankings: Giovinco Reclaims Top Spot After Week 23 Hat-Trick

Link to Media<p>As the race for Major League Soccer's Most Valuable Player award intensifies, so does the competition for the top spot in our weekly MLS Player Rankings.<p>Just like we have seen almost every week this season, a group of players made solid cases to be put on top of the list of the top 20 …

Soccer

North Korea's real tragedy: Nobody really wants to change the status quo

Nobody would care much about North Korea – a small and isolated country of 24 million people, ruled by a grotesque dynasty that calls itself Communist – if not for its nuclear weapons. Its current ruler, Kim Jong-un, the 30-year-old grandson of North Korea’s founder and “Great Leader,” is now …

Manchester United Transfer News: Latest on Sergio Ramos and Lucas Silva Rumours

Link to Media<p>The main transfer saga of Manchester United's summer appears to have reignited with the news Sergio Ramos still wants to leave Real Madrid—after the Spanish giants once again failed to meet his wage demands.<p>Aaron Flanagan of the <i>Mirror</i> says United have been given "fresh hope" of …

Soccer

Serena Williams Stuns On New York Magazine's Fashion Issue

Game, set, match.<p>Twenty-one time grand slam winner Serena Williams, who epitomizes style and grace both on and off the court, is once again in the sartorial spotlight. This time, she's the cover star of New York Magazine's highly anticipated fashion issue.<p>Williams is no stranger to garnering …

Serena Williams