There`s no racism in football, says Jose Mourinho
There`s no racism in football, says Jose Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho claimed on Friday that there is "no racism in football" after being asked to comment on the relative paucity of black managers in the English game.

Open resistance to black managers in English soccer: Jason Roberts
Open resistance to black managers in English soccer: Jason Roberts

There are now fewer black managers in English soccer than there were a year ago and they are finding it harder than ever to get jobs in football, according to former player Jason Roberts.

Hernandez pleads not guilty to double-murder charges

American football star Aaron Hernandez pleaded not guilty to two first degree murder charges during a court appearance on Wednesday.

Manchester United owner Malcolm Glazer dead at 85

Malcolm Glazer, the controversial American owner of English Premier League giants Manchester United, died Wednesday. He was 85.

Lawmaker urges hearing on `derogatory` Redskins name

A veteran US lawmaker Friday called for a congressional hearing on the Washington Redskins name, arguing such action could serve as a "catalyst" to rid American football of a term regarded as overtly racist by many.

Hockey looks to basketball for sport appeal

Hockey games will be cut by 10 minutes to four 15 minute quarters in a bid to step up the sport`s fan appeal, the international federation announced.

Probe finds three Dolphins harassed teammates

Three Miami Dolphins players repeatedly harassed teammates and a Japanese-born assistant trainer, according to an independent investigation into bullying allegations and workplace misconduct released Friday by the National Football League.

Super Bowl Sunday brings America to standstill

America came to a virtual standstill Sunday to watch the year`s biggest sporting event - Super Bowl, a game of American style football - much like the sub-continent does to watch a cricket match between India and Pakistan.

Seahawks support tight-lipped Lynch

Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch is nicknamed "Beast Mode" when it comes to playing American football, but when it comes to talking about Sunday`s Super Bowl, he`s in "Least Mode."

Super Bowl Canadian, Alaskan don`t fret cold game

Seattle punter Jon Ryan and Denver offensive guard Chris Kuper, the Super Bowl 48 players from the coldest climes, laugh at the idea it will be oppressively chilly on game day.

NFL: Tebow heads for TV booth after no club deal

Tim Tebow, once a National Football League phenomenon as a quarterback, has signed a deal to become a television analyst after failing to land with a team this season.

NFL: Broncos will have Welker back for playoffs

Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker has recovered from a concussion and cleared to play by doctors in the upcoming NFL playoffs, Broncos coach John Fox said Monday.

NFL: League says refs` blunder helped Chargers make playoffs

An officiating blunder helped decide the final American Conference playoff spot, the NFL admitted in a statement Monday.

Seattle fans cause `minor earthquake` with a loud cheers in American football game

A celebration by American football fans in the US city of Seattle grew so loud on Monday evening it registered as a minor earthquake, according to reports.

Cricket will always be no. 1 sport in India: Bosh

NBA star Chris Bosh is confident that basketball will catch up with other sports in India in popularity but conceded that cricket will remain number one in fan following just like American football is in his home country.