Mar 21, 2013 14:28 EDT
Former BBC director general Greg Dyke is set to become the new chairman of the Football Association, the English game's governing body announced Thursday.
Mar 21, 2013 08:37 EDT
Former BBC director general Greg Dyke is set to become the new chairman of the Football Association, the English game's governing body announced Wednesday.
Mar 21, 2013 01:09 EDT
Locked up in the Nazi transit camp of Terezin, Jewish prisoners created their own football league, which Czech football recently commemorated by finally granting it official recognition.
Mar 20, 2013 14:32 EDT
National Football League players will be penalized for using the crown of their helmet against defenders and quarterbacks figure to fumble more often under rule changes adopted Wednesday.
Mar 19, 2013 15:13 EDT
England manager Roy Hodgson described Michael Owen's goalscoring record for his country as "magnificent" after the striker announced Tuesday his intention to retire at the end of the season.
Mar 19, 2013 13:33 EDT
Matt Hasselbeck signed a free agent deal with the Indianapolis Colts on Tuesday, a day after the 14-season National Football League quarterback was released by the Tennessee Titans.
Mar 18, 2013 19:42 EDT
Ghassan Hitto, who was elected on Monday to serve as the first prime minister of Syria's opposition, is a business executive with Islamist leanings who has lived in the United States for decades.
Mar 18, 2013 14:54 EDT
Any athlete suspected of getting a concussion during sports should stop play, leave the game and not return until cleared by a licensed healthcare professional, according to new US guidelines out Monday.
Mar 17, 2013 19:13 EDT
Two US teenagers were found guilty Sunday of raping a fellow high school student -- a case made notorious when a video of boys laughing about the assault on the "dead" drunk girl went viral.
Mar 16, 2013 17:21 EDT
National Football League free agent receiver Donte Stallworth suffered severe burns when a hot-air balloon containing him and his girlfriend struck power lines on Saturday, the Miami Herald reported.
Mar 16, 2013 13:43 EDT
Hundreds of Egyptian football fans protested outside the public prosecutor's office on Saturday, demanding the release of fellow members of their Ultras hardcore fan group.
Mar 13, 2013 21:31 EDT
Receiver Wes Welker, who is New England's all-time reception leader, has signed a two-year contract with the Denver Broncos.
Mar 12, 2013 17:00 EDT
Ryan Fitzpatrick was released by the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday, 18 months after the National Football League team signed the quarterback to a six-year contract extension worth $59 million.
Mar 12, 2013 15:52 EDT
Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez has changed his mind about retirement, saying Tuesday he will rejoin the NFL club after falling one game short of reaching last month's Super Bowl.
Mar 12, 2013 03:07 EDT
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has canceled several book signings due to threats of violence against him, Philadelphia-based TV station NBC10 reported.
Mar 11, 2013 19:54 EDT
Helmets and mouthguards can prevent serious head and facial injuries, but there is no evidence they specifically stave off concussion, top authorities in sports medicine say.
Mar 11, 2013 17:44 EDT
The National Football League joined GE, a world leader in medical imaging, on Monday in launching a $60 million research program aimed at improving diagnosis and treatment of traumatic brain injuries.
Mar 10, 2013 00:12 EST
US President Barack Obama took a satirical swipe at the political drama over an $85 billion austerity drive clutching at the US economy, at a cozy dinner for the Washington establishment.
Mar 09, 2013 06:15 EST
Several buildings in a police officers' club complex in the Egyptian capital were in flames on Saturday, an AFP reporter said.
Mar 04, 2013 14:38 EST
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco signed the richest contract in National Football League history Monday, a six-year deal worth $120.6 million to stay with the Super Bowl champions.