A police horse was assaulted in the aftermath of Villanova’s national title celebration around campus, leading to one of the half-dozen arrests in Radnor Township, Pa.
Radnor police Lt. Chris Flanagan told USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday that the the man who struck the horse was arrested for felony assault of a police animal. Flanagan said the department was still gathering information on the six to eight arrests that took place late Monday night and into Tuesday morning.
The new head of world football has been caught up in the sport’s corruption scandal because of documents that have been revealed by the Panama Papers leak.
Files seen by the Guardian will raise questions about the role Fifa’s president, Gianni Infantino, played in deals that were concluded when he was director of legal services at Uefa, European football’s governing body.
Eager to reach the growing number of younger fans without televisions, the N.F.L. has signed a deal with Twitter to broadcast 10 Thursday night regular-season games free over the Internet, The New York Times reports.
The partnership will allow Twitter to push further into the sports world to attract new users now that the growth in its core business, an instant messaging platform, has slowed.
Michael Jordan consoled the North Carolina basketball team after the Tar Heels’ heartbreaking loss to Villanova on Monday night in the NCAA championship game, North Carolina senior forward Brice Johnson told USA TODAY Sports.
Jordan, who made the game-winning shot for North Carolina in the 1982 championship game, addressed the team in its locker room.
There could be quite a few empty seats at the Olympic Games in Rio this summer.
With just half of tickets sold and only four months before kickoff, Brazil's new minister of sports, Ricardo Leyser, is looking into ways to boost ticket sales.
He told Brazilian newspaper Folha that the Brazilian government may purchase tickets that will be distributed to public schools. He said public officials must also work to boost worldwide confidence in Rio's ability to host the games and ensure travelers' safety.