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Messi, Ronaldo and Suarez on UEFA's Best Player in Europe shortlist

Barcelona stars Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are up against Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo for UEFA’s 2014-15 Best Player in Europe award.<p>European football’s governing body announced an initial 10-man list in July and UEFA has now confirmed that that Messi, Suarez and Ronaldo have been selected …

Soccer

Empire's Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Cover Revealed

The new issue of <b>Empire</b> lands this week and the front cover packs a mighty bunch. Well, four mighty punches to be exact, two each from the fists of …

Batman and Superman on Empire Magazine Cover

Empire Magazine have revealed the cover of their next issue, and as you can see, it features both Batman and Superman standing tall in the very …

Remember When Sonic Kissed A Woman?

While there’s not enough alcohol in the world to forget this scene, it’s my journalistic duty to remind you it exists.<p>It hasn’t been easy for <i>Sonic</i> …

The 4 Best JRPGs at Tokyo Game Show

Popularized for their emphasis on narrative and intricate combat systems, series like Final Fantasy and Tales have earned global followings over the past few decades. The Japanese role-playing game genre evokes thoughts of fantastical worlds and emotionally-driven stories, and after sampling the …

Anime

Jeremy Corbyn is right to hate the media — as this video of him being assaulted by reporters shows

When he was elected the new leader of the opposition, he didn't immediately give an interview to the BBC or The Guardian (the major news outlet most-read by his supporters). Instead he talked to Huffington Post UK, and praised Facebook and Twitter for letting him reach voters directly.<p>His strategy …

Marvel unveils three more Hip-Hop variant covers

Earlier this month Marvel announced that it is set to pay tribute to the world of Hip-Hop this October with a selection of variant covers inspired by …

Melissa Benoist featured in new Supergirl set photos

Now that production has resumed on the first season of CBS’ upcoming DC television series <b>Supergirl</b>, a few set photos have arrived online showing …

Comics

David Mazouz on Bruce Wayne's journey to Batman in Gotham season 2

Last month <b>Gotham</b> star David Mazouz revealed that the second season of Fox’s <b>Batman</b> prequel series will see Bruce Wayne’s dual personality starting to …

Ant-Man: Paul Rudd On The “Strange And Quirky” Escapism Of The New Marvel Blockbuster

Marvel’s latest summer blockbuster <i>Ant-Man</i> opened in cinemas last weekend – and shot straight to the top of the box office in both the UK and US. Paul …

Games/Apps: Super Mario Maker pre-order (Prime only) $50, Dark Souls II $38, Magellan $5, freebies, more

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>In today’s best game/app deals, Super Mario Maker for Wii U is now available for pre-order for Prime members (only) for <b>$49.99</b> …

Freebies

Minecraft Enderman Creeper Mooshroom Pig Cat Sheep Squid Game Overworld Soft Plush Toys for Kids #GiftForKids - A Thrifty Mom - Recipes, Crafts, DIY and more

Update: Amazon made a typo, and its $5.96 for ONE stuffed figure.. not for the set<p>For the set its $25 something..Any one who’s order went through …

Kids

Afghan troops killed by Nato air strike, says official

At least eight Afghan soldiers have been killed and five others wounded in what appears to be a US air strike near Kabul, according to the governor of Logar province.<p>If confirmed, the attack would be the deadliest incident of friendly fire involving international forces since the war began in …

Afghanistan

Winners and Losers - week ending June 19, 2015

WINNERS<p><b><br>Gareth Bale</b><br>Celebrated his 50th cap with Wales’ winning goal against Belgium on Friday night.<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOLyq9xR9cY<p>LOSERS<p><b><br>Kang Soo-il</b><br>The 27-year-old striker missed out on making his debut for South Korea after using a moustache-growing cream that caused him to fail a drug …

Soccer

Neymar sent off in mass brawl as Brazil suffer Colombia defeat

Brazil coach Dunga was left fuming by the performance of the referee, Enrique Osses, after the Chilean official sent Neymar off at the end of Wednesday’s ill-tempered defeat by Colombia at the Copa America.<p>Colombia won the match 1-0, leaving Brazil needing a result from their final Group C match …

Soccer

Referee knocked out after being punched by player

A referee was knocked unconcious by a punch, thrown during a game in the Argentinian Second Division<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IUsCPwP14g<p>A match involving Ferro and Tiro Federal in the Argentinian Second Division had to be abandoned after Alejandro Roncaglia, brother of Fiorentina defender …

Refereeing

Glancing header by Aguero as Argentina score six

Argentina's Sergio Aguero heads the ball to score a goal past Paraguay's Paulo Da Silva as Pablo Aguilar looks on during their Copa America semi-final match at Estadio Municipal Alcaldesa Ester Roa Rebolledo in Concepcion, Chile.

Sergio Aguero

Brazil turns to former players in bid to stop the rot

The Brazilian football confederation (CBF) has decided to call upon the experience of former national team coaches to help improve performances after a series of disappointing results in major tournaments.<p>The confederation’s announcement that it will create a panel of former coaches comes in the …

Brazil

Bastian Schweinsteiger to join Man Utd? Up to him say Bayern

Bastian Schweinsteiger has been told that he can choose whether he wants to stay or leave Bayern Munich,<p>The 30-year-old Germany midfielder has been linked with a move to Manchester United where the World Cup winner would be reunited with former Bayern coach Louis van Gaal.<p>Current Bayern coach says …

Soccer

Cowboys and Greg Hardy Luck out on Reduced Suspension

Link to Media<p>Greg Hardy got lucky. Unbelievably, undeniably lucky. So did the Cowboys.<p>Hardy's suspension was reduced on Friday from 10 games to four. It wasn't because of evidence or innocence. It was because of timing and stone-cold luck.<p>The NFL recently revamped its domestic violence policy, …

NFL

Carli Lloyd scores hat trick goal from the halfway line

United States midfielder Carli Lloyd celebrates after scoring against Japan during the first half of the final of the Women's World Cup at BC Place Stadium.

Carli Lloyd

SDCC: Watch the trailer for The Walking Dead season 6

Rick Grimes is back in the first trailer for season 6 of AMC’s hit show <b>The Walking Dead</b>. Check it out here…<p>The trailer was unveiled at today’s San …

Rory McIlroy leans on Niall Horan for par threes but his one direction is up

Niall Horan? Who’s he? The press room at Augusta National is one of those rare places where the name elicits only upturned palms and empty looks. So Rory McIlroy quickly added the qualifier “from One Direction”.<p>Seems golf journalists, mostly middle-aged men, just aren’t Horan’s crowd. Horan is …

Golf

Top 10 national parks in Europe: readers' travel tips

Durmitor, Montenegro<p>Several readers praised the rural landscape of Montenegro, which jazzual described as one of the “most beautiful countries in Europe”. They said: “Durmitor national park, in the north, is absolutely stunning and includes rugged mountains, pristine pine forests, two deep canyons …

European Travel

A new scope: books to revisit Star Wars from perspectives of key characters

Ever wondered just what Yoda was thinking when a young X-Wing pilot named Luke Skywalker interrupted his quiet, swampy exile on Dagobah and demanded training in the ancient Jedi arts? Or how Princess Leia coped with the emotional turmoil of becoming a Rebel resistance fighter? Wonder no more, for a …

Star Wars