On Tuesday, unarmed Russian fighter jets were spotted making close overflights to the U.S. destroyer, the USS Donald Cook, raising concerns regarding Russia's flight maneuvers.
According to CNN, one of the jets flew only within 75 feet of the Cook on Tuesday while another overflight happened Sunday. A statement made by the European Command says the destroyer "encountered multiple, aggressive flight maneuvers by Russian aircraft that were performed within close proximity of the ship."
Though there were no weapons fired, the European Command iterated that "We have deep concerns about the unsafe and unprofessional Russian flight maneuvers." more >>
Following the suspension order placed on Maria Sharapova last month, hope for the athlete's return to the sports world has increased after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) recently admitted that there have been technicalities in measuring the amount of time that the drug stays in the human system.
According to The Guardian, WADA clarified that the process of knowing how long the banned drug meldonium stays in one's system, still lacks scientific evidence. This means Sharapova's case may still be fixed in time for the Olympics.
Preliminary tests discovered that the drug completely gets out of the system in weeks or even months. WADA said some athletes "could not reasonably have known or suspected" that meldonium was still in their systems after the drug was banned in January 1. more >>
Tragedy has struck the cage-fighting scene in Ireland recently, as one of the fighters during Saturday Night's Total Extreme Fighting 1 had died due to injury.
In a report by Bloody Elbow, Portuguese fighter Joao Carvalho died at the Beaumont hospital in Dublin, following his third round TKO loss to local pugilist Charlie Ward. Ward is a teammate of UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor out of the local Straight Blast Gym.
As the English Premier League heads into its final stages, Crystal Palace and Everton will clash at Selhurst Park.
The game is on April 13, 2016 at 3:00 PM ET.
Both teams are desperately trying to climb up the table and avoid the relegation zone to retain their spots in the top flight next season. more >>
Playing the second leg of their matchup at Estadio da Luz, Benfica will try to overturn a deficit against Bayern Munich in their quarter-final battle in the UEFA Champions League.
The matchup is on April 13, 2016 at 2:45 PM ET.
Both teams still have a realistic chance of moving on to the semis as Munich currently only hold a 1-0 lead thanks to a win at the Allianz Arena in the first leg. more >>
With only one spot open and two teams fighting for it, Spanish rivals Atletico Madrid host defending champions FC Barcelona at the Estadio Vicente Calderon in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League.
Their matchup is on April 13, 2016 at 2:45 PM ET.
Looking to join Real Madrid to represent the country in the competition in the semi-finals, both Barcelona and Atletico have proven to be strong teams in their own rights. more >>