Ronaldo not better than Messi, they are the same, says Alex Ferguson
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Ronaldo not better than Messi, they are the same, says Alex Ferguson

MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson says there is no difference between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi – hailing both players as the best in the world right now. The headlines in the last few years, and especially since the Portuguese made his £80million move from Old Traford to Real Madrid, has been…

Ex-girlfriend says Mario Balotelli only saw his baby via email

MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — The former ­girlfriend of Manchester City forward Mario Balotelli has claimed that the Italian wants nothing to do with her or even their little baby girl. According to the Mirror, Raffaella Fico, the ex-girlfriend of Balotelli said the controversial striker has not offered to support her financially since their baby Pia…

Carmelo Anthony returns to Knicks starting team for Nets clash

NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — Carmelo Anthony returns to the New York Knicks starting lineup for tonight’s NBA game against the Brooklyn Nets at Madison Square Garden. Anthony had missed the Knicks’ last two games because of a sprained left ankle, but after returning to training and saying he feels much better after training on Wednesday, head coach Mike Woodson…

Chelsea batter Leeds 5-1, with Video Highlights

LEEDS (SPORTING ALERT) — Chelsea FC found energy in the second half to score a come-from-behind 5-1 victory over Leeds United in their Capital One Cup Quarter-Final clash on Wednesday night. Luciano Becchio had Elland Road rocking in the 37th minute when he expertly guided home a well weighted low cross from the left hand…

Arsenal, Liverpool target Gotze nets hattrick in Dortmund win

DORTMUND (Sporting Alert) — Arsenal and Liverpool target Mario Gotze scored a hattrick on Wednesday as Borussia Dortmund hammered Hannover 5-1 in the German DFB Cup last-16 tie at the Signal Iduna Park. He scored in the opening five minutes of play and then added two more just before the end of the first half and…

Torres, Marin and Oscar all start for Chelsea against Leeds

(Sporting Alert) — Rafael Benitez has named both Marko Marin and Oscar in his Chelsea FC midfield in tonight’s Capital One League Cup quarter finals clash with Leeds United at Elland Road. Also with John Terry not playing today, Branislav Ivanović and David Luiz start at central defence, while Fernando Torres leads the strike force,…

Lakers on top in crazy finish with Bobcats, as Gasol returns

LOS ANGELES (Sporting Alert) — Dwight Howard blocked Kemba Walker’s 3-foot layup with 0.05 seconds left and then two other Bobcats players missed game winning chances during that short span and the Pau Gasol after he missed eight straight games because of injuries. Dwight Howard pulled down 18 rebounds and scored 16 points and Gasol…