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Obama Weighs in on US Football Controversy

Posted September 25th, 2012 at 5:30 pm (UTC-5)
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It is a controversy that is the talk of the nation, from corner taverns all the way up to the White House. The U.S. National Football League has been using replacement referees because of a labor dispute that has kept the regular officials off the playing field. Those replacements have made a number of questionable […]

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Women’s Football Kicks Off Olympic Competition

Posted July 25th, 2012 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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Opening ceremonies are still two days away, but competition at the London Olympics kicks off Wednesday with a slate of women’s football matches. In the first game, host Britain takes on underdog New Zealand, which has never won a game in Olympic play. Later, some of the top teams in the tournament square off, with […]

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Russia Calls On Poland To Prevent Football Violence

Posted June 13th, 2012 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Russia has called on Poland to prevent more violence during the Euro 2012 football championship. The Russian Foreign Ministry issued a statement following violent clashes earlier this week between Polish and Russian fans in Warsaw. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday expressed his concern about the clashes, saying the event organizers bear the responsibility for […]

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184 Arrested in Poland During Euro 2012 Violence

Posted June 13th, 2012 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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Polish police have detained 184 people involved in clashes between Russians and Poles before and during their match at the 2012 Euro Football championship in Warsaw. The first clashes took place Tuesday during a march by thousands of Russian fans to National Stadium for “Russia Day,” which marks the fall of the Soviet Union. Violent […]

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Poland, Greece Tie in Euro 2012 Football Championship

Posted June 8th, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Poland and Greece have battled to a 1-1 draw in the opening match of the Euro 2012 football championship series. The two teams squared off Friday at 100,000-seat National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland. Poland took a 1-0 lead on a header by Robert Lewandowski in the 17th minute. But Greece’s Dimitris Salpingidis knocked in a […]

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Euro 2012 Football Championship Kicks Off

Posted June 8th, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The Euro 2012 football championship series has kicked off before a packed crowd in the 100,000-seat National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland. Fans, wearing mainly the red and white of Poland, are witnessing the opening match between Poland and Greece. Russia and the Czech Republic will square off in the other match later Friday. Poland and […]

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Euro 2012 Football Championship Kicks off Friday

Posted June 8th, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Fans are filing into the 100,000-seat National Stadium in Warsaw, as Poland and Greece prepare to kick off Friday in the Euro 2012 football championship series. Poland and Ukraine are co-hosting the 16-nation championship, which will be decided on July 1 in Kyiv. Russia and the Czech Republic will square off in the other match […]

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Euro 2012 Football Championship Kicks off Friday

Posted June 8th, 2012 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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Fans are filing into the 100,000-seat National Stadium in Warsaw, as Poland and Greece prepare to kick off Friday in the Euro 2012 football championship series. Poland and Ukraine are co-hosting the 16-nation championship, which will be decided on July 1 in Kyiv. Russia and the Czech Republic will square off in the other match […]

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Jury Selection Begins in Former Penn State Coach’s Sex Abuse Trial

Posted June 5th, 2012 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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Jury selection has begun in the child sex abuse trial of former U.S. college football coach Jerry Sandusky. The retired Pennsylvania State University assistant coach faces 52 counts of sexual abuse for allegedly molesting 10 boys over 15 years. Prosecutors say the 68-year-old Sandusky met many of his accusers through a charity he founded for […]

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Zambia Celebrates First African Cup

Posted February 13th, 2012 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Zambia’s national football team has been welcomed home by throngs of jubilant fans after winning the country’s first African Cup of Nations The team arrived at the airport in Lusaka on Monday, where they showed off the prized trophy to thousands of cheering Zambians. Zambia’s team beat Ivory Coast Sunday with a dramatic 8-7 penalty […]

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