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Breaking bad: NZ team under fire for off-court incidents

Soccer: Iranian women snap up tickets for World Cup qualifier

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A pro New Zealand basketball team are under heavy scrutiny due to off-court incidents that saw their top import sacked over an assault charge and a second player issue an apology following a report of disorderly behavior on a flight home. The New Zealand Breakers, four-times champions …

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Dutch football match halted after 'Black Pete' chants

Sunday’s match was temporarily halted after Excelsior winger Ahmad Mendes Moreira was subjected to alleged racist chanting by the home fans, including songs about ‘Black Pete.’ ‘Zwarte Piet,’ as the racist caricature is known in Holland, has historically been part of the country’s Saint Nicholas festivities but its use in …

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The AFC is changing, with Lamar Jackson leading the charge

But a new age is coming. Sunday’s game between the Houston Texans and Baltimore Ravens served as a reminder that, as early as this season, one of the conference’s three young star quarterbacks — Houston’s Deshaun Watson, Baltimore’s Lamar Jackson and the Kansas City Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes – could break …

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