Jamie Vardy: Im a nightmare on the pitch I get abuse but I give it back

Jamie Vardy, the Leicester striker who has walked away from England, has the perfect antidote to raging supporters scoring sensational goals As Jamie Vardy ushers Boris, Billy and Ralph out of the door and the sound of barking becomes more distant, the conversation inside turns to Harry Kane, Sergio Agero…

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Marcus Ericsson survives 220mph crash at practice for Italian Grand Prix

Marcus Ericsson was unscathed after his car hit a wall and rolled three times in practice at the Italian Grand Prix Marcus Ericsson walked away relatively unscathed after losing control at 220mph during practice for the Italian Grand Prix on Friday. Ericssons Sauber hit a wall and rolled three times…

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How Bobby Robson fought and failed to earn respect at Barcelona

Bobby Robson won trophies but did not get a second season in charge of Barcelona, as Jonathan Wilson explains in his new book Bobby Robson had turned down Barcelona twice before, once out of loyalty to Ipswich and once out of loyalty to England. The third time he was not…

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Inside the mind of an NFL kicker: Jaguars’ Josh Lambo on why he’s not superstitious

London (CNN)Josh Lambo is not your typical NFL placekicker. But when his MLS career with FC Dallas stalled, Lambo turned to college football and earned a spot with the Texas A&M Aggies. NFL: Jurrell Casey to protest, pay fine Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted…

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Three Philadelphia Eagles stay off field for anthem before Super Bowl rematch

Malcolm Jenkins and DeVante Bausby stayed in the tunnel during the national anthem one week after raising their fists in protest in the exhibition opener Philadelphia Eagles defensive backs Malcolm Jenkins and DeVante Bausby remained in the tunnel during the national anthem before the Super Bowl rematch against the New…

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Rafael Nadal’s new opponent at the US Open: a 25-second shot clock

(CNN)Rafael Nadal will face a new challenge at the US Open: a 25-second shot clock in between points. The US Open, which starts on Monday in New York, is the first major to introduce a shot clock between points, counting down from 25 seconds between each serve. If a player…

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Anti-doping chief Travis Tygart says IOC can’t ‘throw in towel’ on drugs war

(CNN)He was instrumental in bringing down Lance Armstrong, now US anti-doping head Travis Tygart has warned Olympic chief Thomas Bach not to “throw in the towel” in sport’s war on drugs. Follow @cnnsport And he warned that the premature reinstatement of the Russian anti-doping agency (RUSADA) into sport’s worldwide fight…

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Surfing: World Surf League announces gender pay parity from 2019

(CNN)From breaking waves to bridging the gap in equal pay, world surfing has set the standard for other sports to follow. After announcing the decision, which will be implemented across all elite tour events next season, the WSL said it was, “proud of its commitment to gender equality, and proud…

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Robust Liverpool show signs they are learning how to win the hard way | Jacob Steinberg

The addition of Virgil van Dijk and Alisson has given Jrgen Klopps side a more solid look than in previous seasons On a testing night for Liverpool at a raucous Selhurst Park, fans of dramatic title races were pleased to witness further confirmation that Jrgen Klopps speedsters remain the best…

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Colts’ Andrew Luck throws interception on first drive after 18 months out

The Baltimore Ravens spoiled Andrew Lucks Indianapolis homecoming as the Indianapolis Colts lost and the quarterback threw an early interception The Baltimore Ravens spoiled Andrew Lucks Indianapolis homecoming. They picked him off before allowing a completion, and Terrell Suggs nearly chopped the ball out of Lucks hands on a sack.…

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Faster, higher, stronger? Not in Olympic womens road cycling | Stephanie Constand

A watered-down Tokyo 2020 course suggests the Olympic motto Citius, Altius, Fortius is relevant only to men The routes for the Olympic road races were recently announced by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and the UCI, and something is yet again conspicuously absent from the womens course. Womens races seem…

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NFL: How one school in Melbourne, Australia is reshaping gridiron

(CNN)When Australian punting coach Nathan Chapman looks back at his workout video for the Denver Broncos, he squirms. Things have come a long way since then. Coming to America Aside from teaching the rules of the game, the most important lessons learned at Pro Kick are the cultural nuances that…

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