Everyone loves a good sports name. Whether it be a football player named Dick Butkus, a baseball player named Coco Crisp, or a basketball player named God Shammgod, comical names make athletic events so much better. FIFA doesn't want to disappoint, and the world soccer governing body has a few gems on its official list of candidates for president. Among the best: Tokyo Sexwale, Jerome Champagne, and Prince Ali.
FIFA president race: Tokyo Sexwale, Prince Ali, Jerome Champagne, Sheikh Salman, Michel Platini, Gianni Infantino, David Nakhid, Musa Bility— Grant Wahl (@GrantWahl) October 26, 2015
Never one to stick around through the tough times and further tarnish his "special" reputation, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho may be looking for a way out of London. The Blues are currently 15th in the Premier League with only 11 points from 10 games.
So this keeps Rooney on a perfect timeline to join Atlanta United FC in 2017.
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The Hawks tipoff their 2015-16 NBA campaign tonight at Philips Arena against the Detroit Pistons. Peachtree Hoops has plenty of preseason coverage to get you up to speed before the new season begins.
Twenty years ago — we're all old — the Braves were on their way to a World Series win, the only major professional sports championship Atlanta has ever seen. Talking Chop is taking a look back and begins with this recap of Game 1 of the Bravos' series against the Cleveland Indians.