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Star David Beckham takes up fencing

Star David Beckham takes up fencing

David Beckham has found a new sporting venture to ‘bond’ with his Hollywood pals, though rather than taking up a traditional American sport, he has gone back in time – to fencing. En garde: Beckham has switched his football kit for fencing gear Read More »

Geno Smith is New York Jets quarterback of the future

Geno Smith is New York Jets quarterback of the future

After an up-and-down rookie season that was capped off with a strong finish, the New York Jets haven’t fully committed to Geno Smith being the team’s quarterback for the 2014 season. NFL.com reports that general manager John Idzik noted at the eteam’s end-of-season news conference that Smith may not be the Jets answer going forward. Read More »

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan firing coming Sunday?

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan firing coming Sunday

What do you think about this whole mess? Will firing Mike Shanahan fix the problems plaguing the Redskins? It’s being reported that Sunday will be Mike Shanahan’s last day as coach of the Washington Redskins. The Washington Post cites “multiple people familiar with the situation” as saying that Shanahan will be fired after Sunday’s 20-6 season finale loss against the ... Read More »

Super Bowl : Ravens Miss Out on Play Offs

Super Bowl : Ravens Miss Out on Play Offs

The Baltimore Ravens will not be able to defend their Super Bowl crown in the play-offs after a 34-17 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals eliminated them from the post-season on Sunday. Andy Dalton overcame four interceptions to throw for two touchdowns and rush for two more for the Bengals, who will go into the play-offs as the AFC North champions. ... Read More »

F1 icon Schumacher injured in ski accident (VIDEO)

F1 icon Schumacher injured in ski accident

Retired Formula One legend Michael Schumacher is in hospital after suffering a “serious” head injury in France while skiing Sunday, according to the French Alps ski resort he was in and police who gave him first aid. The 44-year-old German was being treated in a hospital in Grenoble, the Meribel resort said, adding that the seven-time F1 world champion’s injury ... Read More »

Dwight Jones returns to football after tragedy

Dwight Jones returns to football after tragedy

The Jets signed Dwight Jones to their practice squad Wednesday, a wide receiver who is returning to football after a family tragedy. Jones went undrafted in 2012 after coming out of North Carolina and signed with the Houston Texans. But Jones didn’t report to training camp that season, telling the Texans he wasn’t sure if we wanted to play football ... Read More »

P.J. Hairston will not return to Tar Heels : Analysis

P.J. Hairston will not return to Tar Heels

This wasn’t the resolution that North Carolina had been hoping for, or the resolution it wanted, but at last it has one, at least. The Tar Heels now know, finally, that P.J. Hairston, the junior guard who led the team in scoring last season, will not be back. “Now we know as a team what’s going on, what the final ... Read More »

NFL could reschedule Super Bowl in case of snow : Officials

NFL could reschedule Super Bowl in case of snow

There’s been a lot of objection to next year’s NY/NJ Super Bowl—because weather scares football players—but the NFL has a solution if there’s a crazy blizzard: Just reschedule the Super Bowl! Right now, the Super Bowl is planned for Sunday, February 2, 2014. According to the NY Times, “The National Football League has contingency plans for something that has never ... Read More »