NCAA Suspends Jim Boeheim Nine Games, Revokes Scholarships

The NCAA has handed down its punishment against Syracuse University for a series of self-reported violations that took place over the last decade. In the NCAA's terms, the school is being punished for failing to "control and monitor" its athletics programs, and men's head basketball coach Jim Boeheim specifically is… » 3/06/15 12:49pm 20 minutes ago

MLS Players And Owners Agree To Keep League Mired In Mediocrity

We're still in the process of digesting last night's surprise CBA accord between MLS and its players. Until or unless we get to dig into the specifics, it'll be difficult to judge exactly how the new agreement will affect those involved. Of course, the specifics will mainly be of interest for those outside the game,… » 3/05/15 2:36pm Yesterday 2:36pm

MLS And Players Union Reach Agreement. What Does It Mean, And Who Won?

Twenty-four hours after it looked like a work stoppage was inevitable—and 48 hours before the beginning of the season—Major League Soccer and the Major League Soccer Players Union announced that they had reached a tentative deal on a new collective bargaining agreement. Here are the highlights of that agreement. » 3/04/15 11:33pm Wednesday 11:33pm

Joffrey Lupul Is Now Threatening To Fight People On Instagram

Leafs winger Joffrey Lupul seems to be taking this "threaten to sue anyone who has ever implied that he slept with Dion Phaneuf's wife" strategy very seriously. After obtaining legal representation with Phaneuf and Phaneuf's wife, actress Elisha Cuthbert, and threatening to sue TSN for accidentally airing a joke tweet… » 3/04/15 1:16pm Wednesday 1:16pm

All Signs Pointing To MLS Work Stoppage

As became evident almost immediately into talks for a new MLS collective bargaining agreement, the biggest issue of contention was always going to be free agency. If reports from the less-than-conciliatory negotiating table are to be believed, it's not looking good for Friday's planned season kick-off. » 3/03/15 5:03pm Tuesday 5:03pm

Why I Love Coutinho, And How Real Madrid's Slip Gives Us A Great Clásico

With the fireworks of the last few days, it would be natural to look down the sights and champ at how those results set up a couple blockbuster head-to-head matchups in the coming weeks. But let's take a second to look back and appreciate what we saw this weekend, which was magnificent. » 3/02/15 5:20pm Monday 5:20pm

Jordan Leopold's Daughter Asks Wild To Trade For Her Dad In Letter

The Minnesota Wild traded for Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman (and former Minnesota Golden Gopher) Jordan Leopold today. Coincidentally, Leopold's 11-year-old daughter, Jordyn, reportedly wrote a letter to the Wild in January asking them to make the trade because she missed her dad. Basically, Jordyn runs the… » 3/02/15 3:25pm Monday 3:25pm