USA and Brazil meet at FedExField in friendly, ESPN2, ESPN 3

Coach Promised That Super Star Forward Neymar Will Start Against USA In Wednesday Night’s Friendly International. (Sporting Alert) — The USA and Brazil national sides will lock-horns on Wednesday night in a football friendly international at FedExField. Watch Live @ at 8 p.m. ET on: ESPN2, ESPN3.com Both teams are coming off solid wins – Brazil beating Denmark 3-1 and the Americans hammering Scotland 5-1, with striker Landon Donovan scoring his third career hat-trick for the U.S. side. Five-time World Cup champion Brazil got a brace from Hulk, who again will start Wednesday night. Mano Menezes used a number of

Torres starts for Spain vs South Korea: Live

(Sporting Alert) — As expected, Fernando Torres has been handed a starting place for Spain in tonight’s EURO 2012 warm-up clash against South Korea at Stade de Suisse Wankdorf. Spain vs South Korea: Live on ESPN3 However, Spain manager Vicente del Bosque has again decided to leave out Barcelona trio Xavi Hernández, Sergio Busquets and Andres Iniesta from his squad – opting to give them more recovery time. Manchester City playmaker David Silva starts in the attack with Torres, who is also accompanied by Juan Mata. Liverpool‘s Pepe Reina has been handed the starting gloves, with Real Madrid No. 1

Robin van Persie starts for Holland vs Slovakia

Robin van Persie starts for Holland in their EURO 2012 friendly warm-up clash with Slovakia on Wednesday night. The skipper and Barclays Premier League leading goalscorer this past season, will start up front will have several powerhouse company as Holland look to bounce back from the defeat they suffered in the last two outings. Inter Milan playmaker Wesley Sneijder and Bayern Munich’s Arjen Robben will be Van Persie’s attacking company with the likes of Mark van Bommel and Nigel de Jong also starting. Marek Hamsik will lead the way for Slovakia, but the Napoli star is expected to get several

Fernando Torres set to start against South Korea

(Sporting Alert) — Fernando Torres is set to be handed a starting place for Spain when they take on South Korea in a friendly football international on Wednesday. The Chelsea forward was included in Spain’s squad for the EURO 2012 tournament which starts next week and coach Vicente del Bosque, who is without top goalscorer David Villa – out injured – could start him upfront at the Stade de Suisse Wankdorf. Torres struggled to adjust with the move to Stamford Bridge and even said he didn’t expect to get a call up for the EURO. However, after showing improving signs

San Antonio, 120 beat Oklahoma City, 111

Tony Parker Scores And Manu Ginobili Combined For 54 Points, As San Antonio Beat Oklahoma City To Take 2-0 Series Lead SAN ANTONIO (Sporting Alert) — Tony Parker scored 34 points and dished out eight assists and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 120-111 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday night. The victory saw San Antonio extend their win streak to an NBA record of 20 consecutive victories, which came over from the regular season. The former champions also stayed perfect in the playoffs and went 2-0 up in the series. Meanwhile, Manu

Reports: Manchester United still want Sneijder after missing out on Hazard

MILAN (Sporting Alert) — Manchester United are reportedly ready to take another stab at signing Dutch playmaker Wesley Sneijder from Inter Milan this summer. Sneijder, who by his own admissions, thought he would have been a Manchester United player last summer, has long been a target of the Barclays Premier League side. It is believed that Sir Alex Ferguson is still disappointed at missing out on the capture of Lille playmaker Eden Hazard, who will be joining Chelsea – and the United boss is reportedly rethinking about Sneijder again. The football in Italy have been under fire recently with several