The big news in Europe continues to be if Brazilian former FIFA Player of the Year Kaka will leave AC Milan for the loads (and loads and loads) of money that Manchester City are throwing at his direction.

Manchester City have thrown down an offer for Kaka to join the English Premiership side, who have apparently gone after the Brazilian’s dad.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was not shy about saying what everyone else is thinking: that Man City are not living in the real world.

A Cape Town, South African paper has reported that a worker has been killed on site of the World Cup 2010 Green Point Stadium.

Sticking with European football, Real Madrid President Ramon Calderon appears to be stepping down after allegations he rigged last month’s annual general assembly which approved the club’s accounts for 2008 and 2009.

Heading over to the hardcourt, the Chicago Bulls knocked off the Cleveland Cavaliers 102-93 in overtime. The Cavs not only lost the game but will be without Delone West for some time after he broke his right wrist.

This is a nice look at all the drama surrounding USC freshman Demar DeRozan.

And finishing today with the hardball. The Boston Red Sox made a great move by signing a four-year extention deal with Kevin Youkilis.

And the Los Angeles Dodgers probably did the right thing in releasing Andruw Jones. L.A. could not find a trading partner for the outfield and will end up deferring over the next six years about 16 million dollars of the remaining 21.1 million dollars the Dodgers owe on his two-year, $36.2 million free-agent contract. And Jones becomes a free agent

Oh, and the 40-year-old Sammy Sosa wants another chance to prove himself.

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