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Floyd Mayweather v Amir Khan superfight could take place in London, claims promoter Leonard Ellerbe

Floyd Mayweather will not fight Amir Khan any time soon, but when he does the likely venue will be in London.<p>Floyd Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe has revealed that a superfight between the world's best pound-for-pound boxer and <b>Amir Khan</b> could take place in London, but describes reports …

How Mesut Ozil Has Improved Arsenal

Mesut Ozil has had a massive, massive effect on Arsenal as a team. In just five games he has contributed five assists and one goal and the Gunners seem to have moved up a level as a team with thanks to the silken-skilled German.<p>How has the 24-year-old changed Arsene Wenger's team? Here, Bleacher …

Soccer

Fifa takes first step towards moving 2022 World Cup in Qatar to winter

• Body to set up commission to discuss moving tournament • No decision to be taken until after 2014 World Cup in Brazil<p>Fifa president Sepp Blatter has announced that the world governing body has taken the first step in a process which could lead to the Qatar 2022 World Cup moving to the winter.<p>The …

Mike Tyson answers USA Boxing

Mike Tyson found a way to bite back Thursday, sending a response to USA Boxing president Dr. Charles F. Butler after Butler had accused Tyson of …

Dwight Howard Feeling at Home with Kevin McHale in Houston

HOUSTON — The workout had run for two excruciating hours, and Dwight Howard was spent. Breathless, drenched, done. Kevin McHale, his new coach, had one more request.<p>"Hey, we’ve gotta do our sprints now. Ten, up and down."<p>Exhausted, but eager to please, Howard pushed aside his momentary disbelief on …

Basketball

David Beckham: Qatar 2022 World Cup will be 'special' whatever the date

David Beckham says he believes FIFA, football's governing body, have got "a big decision" to make over whether to move the Qatar 2022 World Cup from summer to winter.<p>FIFA President Sepp Blatter said a final decision on which months to play the 2022 World Cup in Qatar might be delayed until 2015.<p>Mr …

LeBron James About to Achieve Another Milestone: Twitter 10 Million

On the court, LeBron James tends to know his numbers, especially the statistics that measure his versatility and efficiency.<p>It turns out he was not aware, however, of an impending milestone off the floor. It's one that, along with his ranking atop the jersey sales charts, would seem to speak most …

Social Media

Afghans celebrate reaching first World Cup

Celebrations erupted on the streets of Afghanistan after the national cricket team reached the World Cup for the first time.<p>The team beat Kenya by seven wickets in a limited overs match on Friday to seal their place in the 2015 tournament. The match was played in Sharjah in the UAE, the team's base …

EJ Manuel out; Bills looking for QB

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel has a lateral collateral ligament sprain in his right knee that will keep him out a few …

Jason Kidd Suspended 2 Games by NBA for DUI Arrest

Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd has been suspended for two games by the NBA league office for pleading guilty to driving while impaired.<p>Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck reported the news and noted that the suspension was not surprising.<p>Kidd was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after smashing …

Basketball

Jack Hoffman's cancer in remission

Nebraska fan Jack Hoffman's pediatric brain cancer is in remission, his family says.<p>Hoffman, 8, became a national sensation when he ran for a 69-yard …

Texans' Foster will test 49ers' run defense

Last week's numbers suggest the 49ers' run defense has recaptured its swagger after two straight forgettable performances.<p>In a 35-11 win over the Rams, San Francisco allowed 18 rushing yards - the seventh-fewest in franchise history - and 0.9 yards a carry.<p>So, problem fixed, right?<p>Not so fast.<p>Those …

Red Sox jump on Rays miscues to win Game 1

BOSTON – What happened in right field Friday afternoon at Fenway Park changed a game but it doesn't account for the Tampa Bay Rays losing their grip on fundamental baseball.<p>That's not how they do business.<p>But seizing an opening and turning it into a 12-2 victory in Game 1 of their American League …

Victories for Russia and Qatar in battle to host 2018 and 2022 World Cups and scrutiny by former interpol chief

The lawyer charged with investigating allegations of wrongdoing during the race to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups will visit London next week as part of a tour of every country which bid for the tournaments.<p>According to <i>France Football</i> magazine, which on Tuesday published the latest in a series …

Doc Rivers Spurns Celtics, Calls LA Lakers 'Best Franchise in Sports History'

Hollywood has gone straight to Doc Rivers' head.<p>Three months into his tenure with the Los Angeles Clippers, Rivers is already spurning the Boston Celtics in favor of the Los Angeles Lakers. During an interview with Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, Doc referred to Purple and Gold as the best …

Basketball

Ranking the 20 Premier League Stadiums

With a month-and-a-half having passed in the new Premier League season, many new fans to the top tier of English football have surely noticed the different ambiences at each match.<p>This stark contrast arises from the diverse stadiums and locales of each club.<p>After all, some teams have quite a bit …

Soccer

Presidents Cup 2013: Tiger Woods shines as Americans cling to slender lead - and pick up a new squirrel mascot

Internationals trail by one point in Presidents Cup while Tiger Woods triumphs in new fourballs pair with Matt Kuchar.<p>America found themselves a new mascot as well as a couple of new pairings on the first day of the Presidents Cup in Muirfield Village, Ohio. But the Internationals fought back …

Real Madrid Told Gareth Bale May Not Be Fully Fit All Season

Gareth Bale faces a season of frustration that is likely to be riddled by injury at Real Madrid, according to Wales boss Chris Coleman.<p>Bale has suffered a stop-start beginning to his Madrid career, scoring on his league debut before stepping off the bench in Real’s 1-0 derby defeat to Atletico …

Soccer

Embattled Alex Rodriguez Sues Major League Baseball

Alex Rodriguez, the embattled Yankees' third baseman, is suing Major League Baseball, claiming they have gone on a "witch hunt" to destroy his reputation and career.<p><i>The New York Times</i> reports:<p>"In the complaint, Rodriguez's lawyers claim an investigator paid $150,000 in cash for records related to …