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The NFL and MLB want to expand their playoffs for a simple reason: $$$

The NFL and MLB want to expand their playoffs for a simple reason: $$$

Both the National Football League and Major League Baseball are considering changing their playoff formats, according to reports by ESPN and the New York Post. How fans feel about the possible changes is up to them — some might want to watch more games, while others might be traditionalists and resistant to change. But for…MORE

Pep Guardiola vows to stay at Manchester City despite Champions League ban

Pep Guardiola vows to stay at Manchester City despite Champions League ban

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has promised to stay at the club despite its two-year ban from European competitions. City was punished by European football’s governing body for “serious breaches” of club licensing and financial fair play regulations and, as a result, will not be permitted to play in the Champions League for the next…MORE

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi charged with criminal offenses in FIFA case

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi charged with criminal offenses in FIFA case

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been charged in Switzerland for criminal offenses around the awarding of media rights for various World Cups and Confederations Cups. Former FIFA secretary general Jerôme Valcke has been charged by the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) with accepting bribes, several counts of aggravated criminal mismanagement and…MORE

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open after knee surgery

Roger Federer pulls out of French Open after knee surgery

Roger Federer has pulled out of this year’s French Open after undergoing knee surgery. The Swiss star announced on his Twitter page that he had been dealing with pain in his right knee for a “little while.” The 38-year-old underwent arthroscopic surgery in Switzerland Wednesday which will rule him out for the second grand slam…MORE

‘The car was turning for me’: Sam Bird on the race of his life

‘The car was turning for me’: Sam Bird on the race of his life

Sports stars often talk about being in the “zone,” that mythical place where good things happen. For Formula E driver Sam Bird, his “zone” moment came in what he calls the “race of my life” in Buenos Aires in 2016. The Briton led from the start and says he was at one with his car,…MORE