Your Guide To The Craziest Sports Scandal You Aren't Paying Attention To

I get it. You see a headline like “Real Madrid Star Karim Benzema Charged In Sextape Blackmail Case” or “Transcript: Karim Benzema Helped Facilitate Blackmail Plot Against Teammate Over Sextape” and you aren’t quite moved. Sure, words like sex tape and blackmail seem juicy, but who is Karim Benzema to you, the typical… »11/12/15 4:37pm11/12/15 4:37pm


Transcript: Karim Benzema Helped Facilitate Blackmail Plot Against Teammate Over Sextape

Furthering the bizarre saga of Karim Benzema and the criminal charges he faces for his involvement in an alleged plot to blackmail his international teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sextape, L’Équipe has now produced a full transcript of a phone call between the Real Madrid striker and the accused blackmailer. »11/11/15 4:38pm11/11/15 4:38pm

Marseille Fans Kind Of Upset With Former Player, Hang Him In Effigy

Mathieu Valbuena starred for French club Marseille for eight long, prosperous seasons before moving on to richer pastures last summer. He was their best player and the crowd favorite for many a year, and when he left for Dynamo Moscow the club retired his number. After one season in Russia, he’s back in France, now… »9/21/15 5:44pm9/21/15 5:44pm

This Pretty Remarkable Goal Allowed Marseille To Advance To The UEFA Knock-Out Stage

"Mathieu Valbuena's late winner sealed a stunning comeback from Marseille in a 3-2 win against Borussia Dortmund to book the French side's place in the last 16 of the Champions League. ... Jakub Blaszczykowski and Mats Hummels put Dortmund in front at the break but Loic Remy and Andre Ayew drew Marseille level… »12/06/11 10:30pm12/06/11 10:30pm