Sean Fitzgibbon

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Cristiano Ronaldo makes $1billion Real Madrid release clause seem justifiable

Cristiano Ronaldo showed again against Liverpool he is doing what all who saw last season's remarkable feats assumed was inconceivable: he's getting better<p>Look closer at the pictures of <b>Cristiano Ronaldo</b>'s goal celebration at Anfield and you glimpse a quite astonishing sight. No, not his graceful …

How to Get Upgraded on Your Next Flight

The only thing worse than waiting in a security line or a crowded airport terminal is squeezing into a narrow coach seat. Seat 32B, to be exact. As you enter the plane and prepare yourself for the next four hours of misery, you'll probably pass some happier passengers sipping on pre-departure …

Carlos Gomez's crying fan is back to throw out the first pitch

The Brewers are great. Carlos Gomez is great. This girl is great.<p>Remember that time Carlos Gomez hugged a fan and she broke down in tears of happiness? She's back, this time when the Brewers gave her and her family front row tickets so that Gomez could now surprise her by telling her she was …

Shop girl suspended for calling John Terry a pig

The girl might have a point.<p>Here's the thing about John Terry: he's a pig.<p>You just can't call him that. And you definitely can't do it in front of his wife.<p>A shop girl at Bentalls was suspended for calling Terry a pig, according to The Sun. The girl apparently greeted Terry and his wife then said …

Arsenal Transfer News: Sensational Angel Di Maria Deal Eyed by Arsene Wenger

Arsenal will reportedly go head-to-head with Manchester City for the £29 million signing of Real Madrid ace Angel Di Maria.<p>Paul Brown of the <i>Daily Star</i> believes both Premier League sides have shown an interest in the versatile winger who, despite an excellent season, remains in the shadows cast by …

Samir Nasri's girlfriend turns air blue over his World Cup snub by France

Anara Atanes responds to Manchester City midfielder's World Cup omission with expletive-laden outburst<p>Samir Nasri was plunged back into fresh controversy with the French national football team after his girlfriend launched an expletive-filled rant about the <b>Manchester City</b> midfielder’s exclusion …

Nike Ad Induces World Cup Fever Without Mentioning the Tourney Once

Nike released a new World Cup ad on Friday, and predictably enough, it's freaking excellent.<p>Let's take a deeper dive.<p>Starring Cristiano Ronaldo, …

Bill O’Reilly Tries to Enlist Kentucky’s Basketball Coach in Bashing Blacks

The Fox News host went on another racially charged rant and tried to get John Calipari to help, but even that was too much for this ethically …

Lensbaby Announces 5.8mm f/3.5 Circular Fisheye Lens

Lensbaby… you either love them or hate them. While many may consider them the Holga of the digital age, it’s rather obvious from their existence that …

Gareth Bale Set to Rival Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi with Giant Adidas Deal

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale is set to join the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as a sponsorship behemoth with a new deal with Adidas reportedly in the offing.<p>The 24-year-old Welsh superstar has had links with Adidas since he was 16, but a new six-year extension worth £20 million covering …

NYPD, FDNY charity hockey game features bench-clearing brawl

Nice to see New York's finest get together for a good cause, AND ALL START PUNCHING EACH OTHER.<p>From the <i>New York Daily News</i>:<p>Fans captured the brouhaha as tempers flared in the second period. With the score tied 3-3, players on both sides, including a bloodied cop, dropped their gloves and paired off …

Tim Sherwood heads for Tottenham exit despite 'business as usual' claim

Tim Sherwood is expected to be replaced as the manager of Tottenham Hotspur in the summer, despite his insistence that it is "business as usual" at the club.<p>Sherwood, who took over from André Villas-Boas in December on an 18-month deal, is widely expected to leave at the end of the season, with the …

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World Cup 2014: Time for a new Australia as Harry Kewell is the latest ageing stalwart to retire from the game

Australia coach Ange Postecoglou has a number of difficult decisions to make as he looks ahead to Brazil and beyond<p>The era of <b>World Cup</b> campaigns of the past is slowly morphing to a new future for the Socceroos. The ageing stalwarts and stable choices have seen the writing on the wall or decided to …

Australia get some Dutch flair for World Cup change kit

Australia's new away kit is very simple in the best way possible, a clean design that draws on both history and one of the best-looking shirts in world soccer for inspiration.<p>Australia and Nike have unveiled the Socceroos' new away kit. The new shirt is dark obsidian blue and features a yellow …

10-man Brisbane Roar come back to beat Melbourne Heart

Besart Berisha was sent off yet again but Brisbane scored in each half to defeat Heart on Friday night.<p>For the third time this season, and for the second time in three weeks, Besart Berisha was sent off from a Brisbane Roar game. Not exactly the record the Albanian star was looking to set. Yet his …

New Xbox One notifications let you know when other gamers think you're being a jerk

The Xbox One's simplified Reputation system aims to keep like-minded gamers playing together, and now the folks in Redmond plan to notify you if you fall of out the community's good graces. Are you the sort of player who doesn't ruffle too many feathers? You'll be just fine -- the occasional bad …

Anti-violent game politician Leland Yee arrested in connection to gun trafficking

In a turn of events that sound an <i>awful</i> lot like something out of <i>Grand Theft Auto</i>, a prominent politician has been arrested on corruption, gun-running and money laundering charges. The irony here is that it's California Democratic Senator Leland Yee, who was a vocal supporter of gun regulation and …

One-Third Of iPhone Users Would Shell Out $100 For Bigger Display

Would you pay an extra $100 for an iPhone “phablet” with a larger display?<p>At least 33% of you would, according to new survey data published by Raymond James analyst Tavis McCourt. The study suggests a third of U.S. iPhone users would be willing to pay an extra hundred bucks for an iPhone with a …

Titanfall confines cheaters to aimbot playpen

Respawn's cheat bans for the PC version of <i>Titanfall</i> have started to come into effect, trapping players in what amounts to a cheat "Wimbledon".<p>Respawn …

Carlo Ancelotti Plays Down Cristiano Ronaldo Tantrum After Gareth Bale Free-Kick

The wheels of Real Madrid's La Liga title challenge fell off on Wednesday night after the club lost 2-1 on the road to an impressive Sevilla side.<p>The match saw Cristiano Ronaldo throw a tantrum toward the end of the game, in reaction to Gareth Bale's failed free-kick at the death.<p>The moment was …

Ducati's new bike jacket turns you into a human airbag

We love using motorcycle gear with built-in airbags, but not the extra heft of carrying the sensors that make the thing work. Ducati knows this, and has teamed up with Dainese to develop a system that spares our shoulders the added burden. The new Ducati Multistrada D-Air has sensors attached …

How to get more Twitter followers in 9 different ways

The Internet does much to level the playing field for sharing a message. Twitter flattens it. So much so, that it’s difficult to stand out, to reach the audience you’re interested in and gain their attention. How can you get more twitter followers?<p>If you spend much time on Twitter, you’ve certainly …

iTunes will now refund you for your kid’s unauthorized purchases

How many times have you got your iPad back from the kids only to find that they have just added five in-app purchases to your credit card bills?<p>Not anymore. Apple just gave you a reason to let your kids play and rest assured the bills won’t ramp up.<p>The company sent out an email to all iTunes …

'Minecraft' creator cancels Oculus Rift version following Facebook acquisition

<i>Minecraft</i> creator Markus Persson has revealed that an Oculus Rift version of the game was potentially in the works, but following the sudden news that Facebook has acquired Oculus VR for $2 billion, that's no longer the case. "I just cancelled that deal," Persson tweeted. "Facebook creeps me out." …

Toyota said to aim for low of $30K for fuel cell vehicle

Toyota and Honda are both planning to bring fuel cell vehicles to market in 2015 with aim of making the cars available for less than $50,000 further in the future, according to a Japan report.<p>Toyota is hoping to reduce pricing to between 3 million yen (about $30,000) and 5 million yen (about …

A Japanese Soccer Team Plays to an Empty Stadium Because of Racist Fans

Japanese soccer officials have found a novel way to prevent racist behavior in the stands: Don’t let the fans show up.<p>Officials ordered one of the …