Michel Platini Faces Swiss Prosecutor In Payment Probe

Sunil Kumar

Former European football chief Michel Platini met with the Swiss public prosecutor on Monday as part of proceedings investigating a two-million-Swiss-franc ($2.2-million) payment he received in 2011. Platini was summoned to the Swiss capital Bern by prosecutor Thomas Hildbrand. Sepp Blatter, the former president of the sport’s world governing body […]

John Thompson, legendary Georgetown coach, dies at 78

Sunil Kumar

Legendary Georgetown college basketball coach John Thompson has died, his family announced in a statement released by the school’s athletic program Monday morning. He was 78.  Thompson, who was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1999, became the first Black head coach to win the NCAA national title when he […]