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Magic Johnson steps down as Lakers chief

The 59-year-old Lakers legend's decision follows the failure of the LA franchise to make the playoffs for a sixth consecutive year.

Kaepernick fronts Nike’s ‘Just Do It’ ad campaign

Kaepernick triggered a political firestorm after kneeling during the US national anthem in 2016 to protest racial injustice

Belgium, Mexico march on as Germany face Swedish test

Belgium and Mexico powered towards the last 16 of the World Cup with convincing victories as defending champions Germany prepped for Sweden

England polish penalties to ward off Spain pain

England will step up their penalty-taking practice as they enter the Euro 2012 knockout rounds desperate to atone for repeated failures in shoot-outs.

France scramble for England tie

France came from behind to force a 1-1 draw with England as a cagey Euro 2012 opener between the Group D rivals ended in a stalemate.

English soccer inches closer to goal-line technology

Soccer referees may soon be equipped with technology that will enable them to tell if a soccer ball has crossed the goal-line.

Disappointing derby sets Man City above United

Manchester City have seized control of the Premier League after beating Manchester United 1-0 in a derby that failed to live up to its pre-match hype.

Chelsea on the up after Barcelona stumble

Didier Drogba has helped Chelsea stun Champions League title defenders Barcelona with a 1-0 upset victory in their first-leg semifinal.

England ready for first match without Capello

An injury-depleted England team are due to face Holland since manager Fabio Capello's resignation.

Dalglish: League Cup success gives Liverpool the edge

Liverpool's League Cup win has ended their six-year trophy drought at Wembley, which their manager says could spur them on for more success.

Gunners, Blues feel the heat as league resumes

The Premier League duel between Man United and Man City could be relegated to a sideshow as all eyes descend on the turmoil at Arsenal and Chelsea.

Capello steps down as England manager

Fabio Capello has resigned as manager of England following the Football Association's decision to strip John Terry of the captaincy, the FA confirmed.

Terry sacked as England captain

John Terry has been stripped of the England captaincy for the second time in two years after mounting concern over his ongoing racism court case.

Premier League managers sweat over Afcon

English Premier League teams have to make-do without some of their star players, who have national duties to perform at the Africa Cup of Nations.

England bracing for Spanish inquisition

England are preparing for a demanding examination of their Euro 2012 credentials as Fabio Capello's side take on reigning champions Spain at Wembley.

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