This Company Says Its Software Can Pick Soccer Stars

About a decade ago, when Eric Castien was writing a history of Real Madrid soccer stars, he asked scouts and coaches what defined the greats. “They all pointed to their head and said, ‘It’s in between the ears, something complex, maybe even magic,’ ” the Dutch journalist and entrepreneur recalls. Could

Sportscaster Hill Suspended by ESPN After NFL Boycott Call

Sportscaster Jemele Hill, reprimanded last month by ESPN for racially charged remarks about President Donald Trump, was suspended by the network after calling on fans to boycott sponsors of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys.The sports TV personality was suspended for two weeks for her “second violation of our social media guidelines,”

Soccer Gets Even More Political in Spain

In normal circumstances, it would be a routine soccer match for Spain.But the standoff between Catalonia and the government in Madrid has turned the national team's World Cup qualifier against Albania on Friday evening into a stage for the divisions now dramatically splitting Spain.Barcelona defender Gerard Pique emerged as the lightning

Monty Hall, Host of Game Show Let’s Make a Deal, Dies at 96

Monty Hall, who celebrated American capitalism in all its frenzied hopefulness as the co-creator and cash-dispensing host of the groundbreaking television game show “Let’s Make a Deal,” has died. He was 96.Sourcer: ABC Photo Archives via Getty ImagesHe died Saturday at his home in Beverly Hills, California, the New York

Manchester United Dreams of Mark Zuckerberg’s Billions

The pre-match build-up to the bidding for English Premier League TV rights is in full swing.Soccer's bigwigs are betting that the next three-year broadcasting package will fetch even more than the current 5.1 billion pound ($6.9 billion) deal, most of which comes from the pockets of Rupert Murdoch-backed Sky Plc. They hope the

Saudi Women Seated in Stadium for First Time at Anniversary Gala

Saudi women have been allowed into the national stadium for the first time to join celebrations marking the 87th anniversary of the kingdom’s founding.Hundreds of women -- some wearing green sports caps on top of their black veil and waving flags -- were seated alongside their families and away from

Ban Kneeling Pro Athletes, Trump Repeats After Curry Slam

President Donald Trump, a one-time football team owner, is ratcheting up his rhetoric against professional sports and some of their stars -- and at least one league and some athletes are giving it back to him.Hours after profanely criticizing NFL players who protest police brutality by kneeling during the national

What we know about CBSs upcoming streaming service for sports

Cord cutters have another reason to get excited, as CBS this week announced its planning to launch a live streaming service for sports. The news was discussed on the companys Q2 earnings call, and though details are light theres no name, pricing or exact launch date at this time,