According to a report in the Spanish newspaper, Sports, Jay-Z's new sports agency has set its sights beyond the traditional four major North American sports and is hoping to sign Brazilian soccer star Neymar and UFC champion Jon Jones (via Yahoo! Sports).
LONDON — Among the messages of support NBA pro Jason Collins received this week after becoming the first US male athlete on a major professional team to publicly come out as gay was this tweet from Wales. “Hope that @jasoncollins34 life is easier and fulfilled now,” tweeted former Welsh rugby player Gareth Thomas. “I know mine was. I wish you all the happiness I found in life. Honesty is key.”
NAIROBI, Kenya — Sports officials have banned two more Kenyan runners for doping offenses, bringing the number sanctioned here this year to five as a growing crisis threatens to engulf the country’s world famous athletics.
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky enters the Centre County Courthouse as the second day of jury selection begins in his child sex abuse trial on June 6, 2012, in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. Sandusky is charged with 52 criminal counts of alleged sexual abuse of children. (Patrick Smith/AFP/Getty Images)
Penn State’s insurance company, Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association Insurance (PMA), said it will try to deny covering claims related to the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal, the AP reported.