Author: Ben Morse, for CNN

Soccer team manager praises ball boy

His side recovered from a two-goal deficit to win its Champions League tie, but new Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho saved his most effusive praise for a ball boy.

WADA recommends four-year ban of Russia

Russia's ability to host Euro 2020 football matches and its participation in the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the 2020 Olympics could be under threat after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) recommended a four-year ban for non-compliance in doping investigations.

Three years on, Colin Kaepernick remains in limbo

From the 'Kunta Kinte' shirt he wore to his workout to his very public calling out of the NFL, Colin Kaepernick made clear to the sport's bosses that the path to any potential reconciliation will be very much on his own terms.

Seattle Sounders win MLS Cup

The word 'family' was emblazoned on Brian Schmetzer's T-shirt and it is what the Seattle Sounders have become to its head coach.

Each year, 13 boxers on average die in the ring

It's a sport which can be a matter of life and death. Between 1890 and 2011, it's estimated that 1,604 boxers died as a direct result of injuries sustained in the ring, according to a survey carried out Manuel Velazquez. That is an average of 13 deaths a year.