Cristiano Ronaldo free-kick fires Real Madrid to Club World Cup glory

A second-half free-kick from Cristiano Ronaldo was enough to secure a 1-0 victory for Real Madrid against Grmio in the Club World Cup final Cristiano Ronaldos superb free-kick gave Real Madrid a 1-0 win over […]

Suddenly, the mighty Murdoch is just another middleweight | Peter Preston

Reduced in size, but more importantly reduced in ambition, the former Fox/News Corp empire will be a much-changed presence in public life Lets be clear. The Murdoch equation has changed utterly as Rupert and sons

Ex-wife of NBA player Lorenzen Wright charged in his 2010 slaying

(CNN)In Memphis, Lorenzen Wright was a favorite son. He grew up there and was a star basketball player in high school and at the University of Memphis. But Wright’s retirement ended in a shocking, violent […]

Murdoch Solves Empire Succession by Getting Rid of the Empire

For decades, investors, analysts, busybodies, columnists and gossips have loved to chew over the ultimate media-dynasty question: When Elisabeth Murdoch Sumner Redstone, long neglected. That inadvertently touched off one of the most tangled and

Robert Pires: Arsenal ‘Invincibles’ would beat Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City

(CNN)They’ve just surpassed a record that has stood since 1905, winning 15 consecutive matches in the English top flight. But, for all the plaudits, Pep Guardiola’s men cannot yet be called Invincible. In the Premier […]

USA Gymnastics poised to lose key sponsors in wake of sex abuse scandal

Procter & Gamble, Kelloggs, Under Armour and Hersheys poised to leave organization after Larry Nassar controversy USA Gymnastics is poised to lose four key sponsors in the wake of a sexual abuse scandal involving a […]

Dubai’s royal family dominates racing’s ‘Game of Thrones’

(CNN)It’s been dubbed the “Sport of Kings” — and no wonder given the number of royal families investing in horse racing and competing across the world. Follow @cnnsport Data compiled by shows that the […]

Carolina Panthers investigate workplace misconduct allegations against owner

The Carolina Panthers say they have launched an internal investigation into workplace misconduct allegations against founder and owner Jerry Richardson The Carolina Panthers say they have launched an internal investigation into workplace misconduct allegations against […]

Sky News faces uncertain future

Now it seems that Sky News could fall into Disney’s hands as a result of this latest piece of corporate wheeler-dealing. After all, Fox’s efforts to take over Sky become less politically sensitive if the […]

Disney just bought everything from ‘The Simpsons’ to ‘X-Men’

Rupert Murdoch… er… Mr. Burns with the Simpsons, who are now Disney property.Image: FOX via Getty Images It’s an arms race, and every media company is involved. Disney announced its much-anticipated acquisition of a big […]