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Atkin Is First Openly Gay English Soccer Player

But when Ryan Atkin steps onto the field at Eastbourne Borough Tuesday, he will become the first openly gay man in English professional soccer a sign of how far the…

Grandpa Is Determined to Finally Play in the NBA

The 61-year-old is on a mission to become the oldest person ever to play in the NBA after failing to make the team when he was selected by the San…

Ronaldo will only play for Real Madrid in Europe

Cristiano Ronaldo’s former teammate Michel Salgado believes the star striker will not leave Real Madrid for a fellow European heavyweight. Ronaldo has been linked with moves to former club Manchester…

Knicks pause Carmelo Anthony trade talks

The departure of Phil Jackson as president — and the impending arrival of Sacramento executive Scott Perry as general manager — has pushed the franchise’s top basketball executive Steve Mills…

Soccer officials to visit Charlotte next week

As Major League Soccer officials consider whether to award Charlotte an expansion team, league President Mark Abbott is scheduled to visit the city next week. He’s expected to meet with…

Big strides by Ante Zizic in EuroLeague

Ante Zizic made more than a geographical leap when, in midseason he left Cibona of the Adriatic League for the up-and-coming Darussafaka Dogus, an Istanbul-based team in the Turkish League…