Arsenal vs. Liverpool: Team News, Predicted Line-Ups, Live Stream & TV Info


Premier League football returns after the international break with a huge clash between two top-four contenders at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday. Liverpool and Arsenal go into the match as the two in-form sides, but the visitors suffered defeat last time out and need three points to get their top-four ambitions back on track. Liverpool's preparations for this match have been overshadowed by talk of Raheem Sterling's contract situation after the 20-year-old gave an unauthorised interview with Read more [...]

German pro basketball team relegated to lower division due to Windows update


A second-tier German professional basketball team has been relegated to an even lower tier as a result of being penalized for starting a recent game late—because the Windows laptop that powered the scoreboard required 17 minutes to perform system updates. The March 13 match between the Chemnitz Niners and the Paderborn Baskets was set to begin normally, when Paderborn (the host) connected its laptop to the scoreboard in the 90 minutes leading up to the game. In an interview with the German newspaper, Read more [...]

The UCI Wants to Revoke Astana’s Pro Team License


Let’s be honest: this is not exactly a surprise.  On Friday, bike racing’s governing body, the Union Cycliste Internationale, formally requested that its License Commission withdraw Astana’s Pro Team license. If granted, that would mean that Vincenzo Nibali may not be able to defend his win at the 2014 Tour de France. It could even mean that the team shuts down entirely. But while some in the cycling community expressed surprise at this request, given that the team was granted Read more [...]

Rosie, Adriana & Joan Team Up for Balmain Spring 2015


As the New Year quickly approaches, designers are racing to get their new ad campaigns to the marketplace first. And Balmain is making quite a splash with beautiful ladies like Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Joan Smalls, Adriana Lima, Isabeli Fontana and Crista Cober fronting the Spring 2015 spread. Designer Olivier Rousteing told WWD he wanted to make the campaign more reality-based so he put his models in situations like playing video games and eating burgers- “You can’t eat caviar every day. Read more [...]

How U.S. Soccer Star Tobin Heath Became Team Leader


If the U.S. women’s national soccer team were a train, Tobin Heath would be its engine. In October, the midfielder scored two goals in the team’s 5-0 victory over Guatemala. The performance helped the team qualify for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, to be held in Canada next summer. Standout performances like that have earned Heath the trust and respect of her teammates. But as the 26-year-old tells us, she’s still getting used to her role as a team leader. A soccer phenom Read more [...]

Bo Jackson Set to Make His ‘Madden’ Debut in Ultimate Team


It's about time. The greatest video game running back in history had to one day make his way to the Madden series, and it's finally happened. Bo Jackson will be coming to Madden 15 and Madden Mobile as part of a special Ultimate Team card, according to EA Sports. If you've ever played old-school Tecmo Bowl, you know how devastating virtual Bo could be.  A much more lifelike version is headed to EA Sports' gridiron simulation. While at the PlayStation Experience in Las Vegas on Dec. 6, I had Read more [...]

Christian Bale & Joel Edgerton Team for “Exodus: Gods and Kings” Photocall in Paris


Having a blast in the City of Lights, Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton attracted quite a crowd outside the Hotel Bristol on Tuesday morning (December 2). The “American Psycho” star and the “Warrior” hunk were in the house with director Ridley Scott for a photocall to plug their new movie “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” ahead of its big premiere. Bale recently made headlines for calling the Biblical figure Moses “a freedom fighter” and “a terrorist” during his interview on ABC’s Read more [...]