As the world tries to make sense of the Egypt soccer riot that claimed 74 lives and wounded hundreds more, Egyptians were angry that the police allowed such a riot to happen. Many are wondering if there was another motive, a conspiracy, behind it.
A soccer match turned deadly in Port Said, Egypt on Wednesday after the local team lost and soccer fans invaded the field and started rioting. At least 73 people are dead and a thousand more wounded. The death toll is expected to climb.
Cable and Satellite companies like DirecTV are becoming much more reluctant to grant local TV stations the increase in retransmission fees they seek — and that's led many viewers to be left without popular programs like the Golden Globes and possibly including the upcoming Super Bowl
Next week, the NCAA will consider a proposal to allow colleges to give their student athletes larger stipends, coming closer to covering the actual cost of attendance. Many universities want nothing to do with it, but some outsiders say it doesn't even go far enough.
Pakistan's Imran Khan has been trying to push his sports stardom into political power for more than a decade, with little success. Recently, however, he seemed to make some headway among the urban, educated population.
In nearly 40 years, tower racing has gone from a nice idea to a sport that draws thousands of people. But, perhaps, could it be a ticket to the best, safest form of exercise in an increasingly urban environment.
A third person has stepped forward to accuse long-time Syracuse basketball assistant Bernie Fine, center, of sexual assault, leading the school to fire him. Also on Sunday, ESPN released audio of his wife seeming to acknowledge she knew of her husband molesting young boys.
In a surprise move, the NBA and its players announced over the Thanksgiving holiday that the two sides had reached a new labor deal that should allow games to begin on Christmas. However a few small hurdles remain between now and games actually starting.
At halftime of the Detroit Lions football game on Thursday, Nickelback will perform. The performance is set to launch their latest album, Here and Now. But the Canadian band's inclusion has sparked some controversy.
Jerry Sandusky, accused of heinous rapes and sexual assaults of young boys, went on Rock Center on NBC Monday night and, in an interview with Bob Costas, denied the worst of the charges against him, but admitted he took showers with and touched the legs of young boys.