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If you dream of being one of the highest paid athletes in the world, you may want to take up professional soccer and move to Europe. A new survey taken by the Sporting Intelligence Global Sports Salaries says Manchester City of the English Premier League is the best-paying sports franchise on the globe. The survey took in 294 different teams in 12 nations and included...

When Paul Maurice was hired as the head coach of the Winnipeg Jets earlier this year, he said he wanted his contract to run out at the end of the season. Maurice said he didn’t want to commit himself to the club as he wanted to discuss his future with his family before signing any long-term deals. It now appears the Maurice family is quite happy in Winnipeg as the Jets...

Manny Pacquiao notched his 56th win Saturday night and handed Timothy Bradley his first professional loss (at least on paper) in 32 fights at a packed MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Though Bradley was clearly rattled at a few points, Pacquiao maintained a conservative approach through much of the bout, unleashing crucially timed combos and moving his head to avoid most of Bradley’s...

Defenseman Kris Letang has returned to the club’s lineup after being sidelined since Jan. 29 due to a stroke. Letang played with the NHL team on April 9 for the first time since suffering the stroke and said that he felt pretty good overall. He admitted that there are some areas of his game he needs to improve in, but he was still happy with his performance considering...

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Friday that 45-year-old Brendan Shanahan has been appointed as the NHL cub’s new president and alternate governor. S hanahan will take over the roles with immediate effect and will be officially introduced to the media at a press conference in Toronto on April 14. According to a press statement released by the Leafs, Shanahan will be...

Manny Pacquiao (55-5-2, 38 KOs) and Timothy Bradley (31-0, 12 KOs) are set to collide in a long-awaited rematch this Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Their first controversial fight ended in a split decision criticized across the boxing world as evidence of boxing itself being a corrupt sport. Even before the bell that began that June 9, 2012 bout, Bradley came...

The Vancouver Canucks announced on Tuesday that president and general manager Mike Gillis was relieved of his duties. The NHL club made the decision to fire Gillis just a day after officially being eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoff race. Gillis had been with the team since April of 2008 when he was hired as their general manager. He was named their president a year...

Just days after he was enshrined in the WWE Hall of Fame, 54-year-old James Brian Hellwig (known as The Ultimate Warrior), collapsed at an Arizona hotel Tuesday evening. He was later pronounced dead at an area hospital, and so far no cause of death is known, though reports say the collapse came after Warrior clutched his chest. Though there are many tragic stories of pro...

The NFL is still finalizing the schedule for the next regular season, but fans without the NFL Network will be pleased to know that they won’t be missing as many games as they did last year. This time around, CBS is taking over the broadcasting duties for Thursday night games during the first half of the season. SportsBusinessDaily.com reported recently that the...

Gina “Conviction” Carano (7-1) is inching closer to coming out of retirement. The former face of women’s MMA appeared on “The Arsenio Hall Show” recently, revealing that “now is the moment” for her to make up her mind on a comeback. She also announced that she will be meeting with UFC President Dana White next week to discuss a...