Outgoing Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed that star Wayne Rooney has handed in a transfer request due to frustration at being substituted in recent matches. The 27-year-old forward has been with United since 2004 and now wants out, but Ferguson insists the club has no plans to let him go.
In one of the most bizarre sports stories in decades, eccentric NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman has become close friends with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un over the past few months. Now Rodman has reportedly lashed out at American President Barack Obama for not engaging North Korea diplomatically.
Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay will have arthroscopic surgery to repair a bone spur in his right shoulder.
Several British newspapers are reporting that Sir Alex Ferguson is contemplating retirement after 27 seasons as the manager for Manchester United. The 71-year-old is said to be seriously considering stepping away and would go out on a high note, as Man U. wrapped up it’s 20th Premier League title recently.
After two more bad starts, including his most recent in a 14-2 shellacking by the hapless Miami Marlins, Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay is getting his right shoulder examined in Los Angeles. After the game, Halladay admitted his shoulder had been hurting since April 24. His two subsequent starts were, shall we say, ineffective.
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Critics have long suggested that Washington Nationals right-handed ace Stephen Strasburg’s career will end up being short because of his herky-jerky delivery. Those critics have more ammunition now, as CSNWashington’s Mark Zuckerman is reporting that Strasburg is experiencing forearm tightness and could miss his next start.