Johnson breaks Rice’s record; but Falcons beat Lions to secure NFC top seed

Detroit, MI (Sporting Alert) — Wide receiver Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions on Saturday night broke Jerry Rice’s record for most receiving yards in a single season. Speaking during the ESPN telecast, Rice predicted in the third quarter that his record would fall tonight and he was indeed correct. “It’s going to go down…

Cristiano Ronaldo wants return to Manchester United; transfer fee too high – Reports

MADRID (Sporting Alert) — Cristiano Ronaldo is now tired of playing in Spain and reportedly wants to leave Real Madrid and return to Manchester United in the summer. Ronaldo left United for Madrid for a massive £80 million world record fee in 2009 and has been very productive since making the transfer move. However, The…

Steve Nash to start for Lakers vs Warriors tonight

Oakland, California (Sporting Alert) — Forget his Christmas Day comeback, Steve Nash wants to play right now, and it is being reported by his club that the point guard will start tonight for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Golden State Warriors. The Lakers (12-14) and Nash were targeting a return next Tuesday on Christmas Day,…

Miami Heat News: Chris Bosh to miss Utah Jazz clash

MIAMI (Sporting Alert) — Chris Bosh will miss the Miami Heat’s game with the Utah Jazz at AmericanAirlines Arena on Saturday night. Bosh, who is averaging 18 points and 7.9 rebounds per game, will sit out the contest with what the club has reported as flu-like symptoms. The star forward, who also missed Miami’s morning…

Reports: Steve Nash will play for LA Lakers vs Golden State Warriors

Oakland, California (Sporting Alert) — Steve Nash will play tonight for the Los Angeles Lakers at the Golden State Warriors (18-9), reports from ESPN Los Angeles are saying. Los Angeles, though, are yet to confirm the report. The Lakers (12-14) had said the guard would be a game time decision after he returned to regular team…

Lakers News: Steve Nash will be game time decision against Warriors

Oakland, California (Sporting Alert) — Steve Nash could very well feature against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night, as the Los Angeles Lakers said the guard will be a game time decision. Nash has been out of action for almost two months now after suffering a left leg injury at the end of October,…

Malaga 3 vs Real Madrid 2; Iker Casillas watch from bench as champs beaten

MALAGA (Sporting Alert) — Iker Casillas could only watch from the bench as Real Madrid were beaten 3-2 by Malaga at La Rosaleda in La Liga action on Saturday night. Casillas was stunningly left out of the Real Madrid starting team by manager Jose Mourinho without a reason and his replacement Antonio Adan had to…

Frustrated David Villa unhappy with Barcelona situation, gets huge cheers off the bench
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Frustrated David Villa unhappy with Barcelona situation, gets huge cheers off the bench

VALLADOLID (Sporting Alert) — David Villa got a huge reception from both the Barcelona and Real Valladolid supporters, who acknowledged that the Spanish forward is too good to be sitting week-in-and-week-out on the bench. Villa was once again left on the substitutes bench in Barcelona’s 3-1 win over Valladolid on Saturday and reports are that…

Real Madrid: Iker Casillas benched vs Malaga

(Sporting Alert) — Jose Mourinho has decided to leave his No. 1 goalkeeper and captain Iker Casillas out of his starting team for tonight’s La Liga clash at Malaga.With Casillas surprisingly dropped from the starting team to the bench, Antonio Adan will get a rare chance to start in goal tonight. Sergio Ramos, Pepe, Alvaro…

Pep Guardiola back in Barcelona spending Christmas

(Sporting Alert) — Pep Guardiola is back in Barcelona and currently at the Nuevo Jose Zorilla Stadium to see his former club take on Real Valladolid in its final game before the winter break. Guardiola, who was linked with a move back to FC Barcelona to serve has cover for his former right-hand man Tito…

New Orleans Bowl and MAACO Bowl up for grab on Saturday

(Sporting Alert) — College football action continues on Saturday with two games with the New Orleans Bowl and MAACO Bowl both up for grabs. No. 20 Boise State and Washington will take on each other for the MAACO Bowl in Las Vegas and the Huskies coach Steve Sarkisian is looking forward to rare meeting with…

Arsenal target David Villa on the bench again: FC Barcelona vs Valladolid

VALLADOLID (Sporting Alert) — David Villa has started on the bench again for FC Barcelona in tonight’s Spanish La Liga clash at Real Valladolid. Follow Live Game Coverage on: Get the latest happenings: Follow us on Facebook @sportingalert on Twitter Follow us for the latest news and starting line-ups on Twitter Date: Saturday, 12/22/2012 18:00 Competition: Spanish La Liga…