Omar Abuhaif

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Pros React to CM Punk UFC Signing

CM Punk will officially join Brock Lesnar as the second former WWE world champion to make the transition to MMA and compete in the UFC.<p>The former professional wrestling star made an appearance Saturday night on the live pay-per-view broadcast of UFC 181 and shocked the world with news that he had …

Pique: No words to describe Messi

The defender expressed his gratitude to the Argentine for all he has done for the club, after the forward took his Blaugrana tally to 402 with a treble in the Catalan derby<p>Gerard Pique was lost for words after Lionel Messi broke through the 400-goal barrier for Barcelona with a hat-trick in …

Dover beat Cheltenham, Worcester hold Scunthorpe

Non-league <b>Dover</b> shocked <b>Cheltenham</b> 1-0 to book their place in the FA Cup third round thanks to a late goal from skipper Connor Essam.<p>The former …

Soccer

Would Selling Steven Gerrard Help or Hinder Liverpool?

When Steven Gerrard was dropped from Liverpool’s starting XI for last week’s 1-0 victory over Stoke City at Anfield, many would be forgiven for thinking it was the beginning of the end for the skipper and his days at Liverpool.<p>Until that point, despite reaching 34 years old and going through …

Saracens see off Sale in European Champions Cup to control own destiny

Saracens’ European campaign is back on track. To win this group they will probably still have to beat Clermont in Clermont in the last round of the pool matches and certainly beat Munster and Sale at home in the next two, but by hook or by crook they took a precious away win in one of the various …

Lionel Messi keeps pace with Cristiano Ronaldo in hat-trick race

Lionel Messi's collection of match balls for scoring hat tricks has increased at a rapid rate in the last month.<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Lionel Messi grabs hat-trick in Barcelona's 5-1 derby win<br>• Espanyol had opened the scoring before Messi took command<br>• 21st treble in La Liga for remarkable Messi<br>• Andy Carroll …

20 years of PlayStation: Japan's war on cliché

Every time I opened a new Japanese import PlayStation game (which happened at a rate of around once per week when I had a student loan to naively …

Ubisoft racer The Crew enters UK chart in sixth

Ubisoft's The Crew has entered the UK all-formats chart in sixth place.<p>The always-online racer was last week's biggest launch. Meanwhile, the chart …

Record-breaking Lionel Messi is both football god and mere mortal

When the Barcelona forward shattered the La Liga goalscoring record, he showed his humanity, yet Messi often seems more than human.<p>Sometimes there are moments in football that remind you that a player is but human. Sometimes there are moments that reinforce the belief that a player stands above …

Chelsea Transfer News: £200m Lionel Messi Bids Predicted from Blues and United

The slightest hint of a Lionel Messi exit from Barcelona has left Premier League sharks sniffing at his potential acquisition, with Chelsea and Manchester United each reported to be preparing gargantuan bids.<p>According to Jamie Anderson of the <i>Express</i>, those English giants, along with Paris …

Don't compare Isco to Messi & Ronaldo, warns Michel

The Olympiakos coach feels the former Malaga man is "a magnificent young player" but must be allowed to develop without too much pressure<p>Former Spain …

Johan Cruyff: Lionel Messi may be annoyed by 'internal' issues at Barca

SPANISH PRIMERA DIVISIÓN<p>Johan Cruyff believes internal issues are behind Lionel Messi's apparent unhappiness at Barcelona, and says other big clubs …

Spain World Cup hopes in disarray as Madrid mess costs Lopetegui his job

The Basque coach was removed on Wednesday against the players' wishes and leaves La Roja in turmoil ahead of their opener against Portugal on Friday<p>Spain's World Cup preparations are in chaos. The president of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), Luis Rubiales, announced on Wednesday that coach …

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