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Liverpool FC won its first soccer trophy in six years on Feb. 26 with a 3-2 penalty-shootout win over Cardiff City in the Carling Cup Final at Wembley Stadium in London, England. Liverpool, of the English Premier League, found themselves held to a 1-1 tie with Championship League team Cardiff after 90 minutes. Both teams scored in extra time to make it 2-2 and the game...

Many boxing fans remember Devon Alexander for his disappointing performance against Timothy Bradley in a junior welterweight title unification bout in January 2011. However, the southpaw did a lot to wipe out the memory of losing his IBF and WBC titles to Bradley with a dominating performance over hard-hitting Marco Maidana of Argentina on Feb. 25 at the Scottrade...

When a soccer manager has to hire a bodyguard to protect him from his own team’s fans there’s definitely something wrong. Either he’s doing a lousy job or the fans have lost the plot. When it comes to Steve Kean, manager of the English Premier League’s Blackburn Rovers, statistics show that it’s more a case of the former. Blackburn is hovering in the league’s...

At this time last year, Anthony Adams had an expiring contract and his future seemed relatively uncertain. As of Sunday, he’s same position. The 9-year NFL veteran defensive tackle was released by the Bears on Sunday afternoon in a move intended to clear cap space. Late in July 2011, da Bears chose to re-sign Adams to a two-year deal that was worth $4.5 million....

Since the days of Bill Walton it seems like the Portland Trail Blazers have been cursed by injuries to their stars. Either injuries or bad apples in the locker room. The latest blow to the Blazers has been Greg Oden’s latest setback trying to recover from knee surgery, which will probably end his Blazers career and put his NBA career in serious jeopardy. There...

To some in the Twin Cities, Minnesota Golden Gophers head basketball coach, Tubby Smith, might be a disappointment. When Smith arrived in Minneapolis, there were some hoping that he could recreate the magic that Clem Haskins had during his run at Minnesota. Instead there has been mediocrity that could land Smith on the proverbial hot seat with two years left...

Led by MVP Kevin Durant, the Western Conference defeated the East in the 2012 NBA All Star Game! How did you enjoy the weekend festivities? JRSportBrief (Archive/Feed) JRSportBrief covers the latest sports news, game highlights, and athletes of professional sports. JR gives his opinions on all sports: Basketball, Baseball, Football, Hockey, Boxing, MMA and all the major...

  One of the funnest weekends of the NBA season has now come to a close as the 2012 NBA All-Star game was wrapped up as the West squad topped the East in a 152-149 thriller. Kevin Durant led the West with 36 points, and eventually won MVP for his amazing performance. Kobe Bryant played solid as well, with 27 points, as he surpassed Michael Jordan as the career scoring-leader...

Ben Patrick recently unretired from the NFL, but was cut by the eventual Super-Bowl champion Giants back in training camp this season. However, that doesn’t stop the former Arizona Cardinals’ tight end for being a hero.  According to AZ Family, Patrick helped rescue people trapped in a van along Interstate 17 near Black Canyon. Patrick saw a van laying...

2012′s NBA All-Star Game was fun to watch, with dunks everywhere. It was just a very offense-based game, with both teams going back and forth every time. Clippers’ forward Blake Griffin demonstrated his skills, as he got a lob from teammate Chris Paul to dunk it home. Griffin actually almost hits his head on the rim, something that has happened several times...