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Can anyone stop Juventus’ march to a ninth successive title?

Can anyone stop Juventus’ march to a ninth successive title?

For eight long years, Juventus has dominated Serie A without much of a challenge from those below it. This season, however, Italy’s top three coaches will lock horns in what has the potential to be one of the most exciting title races in almost a decade. Inter Milan, AC Milan and eight-time defending champion Juve…MORE

Wingsuit wonder Anton ‘Squeezer’ Andersson reaches new daredevil limits

Wingsuit wonder Anton ‘Squeezer’ Andersson reaches new daredevil limits

Anton “Squeezer” Andersson, the daredevil who in 2017 became the youngest wingsuit pilot to fly through a solid target at 250km/h (155mph), has been back on the record-breaking trail. The 25-year-old, from Skövde in the south of Sweden, attempted two new record-breaking jumps in July: the longest distance wingsuit flight from a cliff, and the…MORE

Novak Djokovic: how a kid from war-torn Belgrade beat the odds

Novak Djokovic: how a kid from war-torn Belgrade beat the odds

Novak Djokovic was just 11 years old and asleep in his bed in Belgrade when a loud explosion, followed by the sound of shattering glass and air raid sirens woke him up. It’s March 24, 1999, and the air strikes on the Serbian capital mark the beginning of what would be a 78-day campaign by…MORE

Dale Earnhardt Jr. still has sore back but plans on racing at Darlington

Dale Earnhardt Jr. still has sore back but plans on racing at Darlington

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is only mostly retired, so he doesn’t plan to miss driving at one of his favorite tracks when NASCAR goes to Darlington Raceway in South Carolina next weekend. Earnhardt, who was in a plane crash last week along with his wife, daughter and two pilots, said he’s still hurting from the wreck…MORE

American gold medalists reprimanded after protests at Pan American Games

American gold medalists reprimanded after protests at Pan American Games

The two US athletes who demonstrated during separate National Anthems at a regional sports competition earlier this month have been put on probation for 12 months. US Olympic & Paralympic Committee Chief Executive Officer Sarah Hirshland wrote to hammer thrower Gwen Berry and fencer Race Imboden, saying “while I respect your perspective — and that…MORE

The XFL reveals its new team names and logos

The XFL reveals its new team names and logos

The XFL, the once-defunct American football league that was supposed to serve as an alternative to the NFL, is coming back. The league unveiled the logos and names for all eight of its teams today. The new XFL teams are the DC Defenders, Dallas Renegades, Houston Roughnecks, Los Angeles Wildcats, New York Guardians, St. Louis…MORE

Jurgen Klopp makes waves by welcoming surfer into Liverpool camp

Jurgen Klopp makes waves by welcoming surfer into Liverpool camp

At first glance big wave surfing and professional football appear worlds apart. One is contested on grass as scores of limbs flay about for 90 minutes in front of thousands of passionate onlookers. The other is a battle for survival as a solitary human hurtles down a skyscraper of water, riding the boundary between life…MORE

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AUGUST 16, 2019

Amanda Large lost her 3-month-old son Thomas a few years ago and found solace while watching Pirates of the Caribbean. She became so enthralled in the movie that she became Ireland’s only female Jack Sparrow impersonator and married her soul mate, the ghost of John Robert Teague, better known as Captain Jack Sparrow.  Now, Large…

AUGUST 15, 2019

This is probably the opposite of what you’ve been thinking, but it may have actually been LIAM HEMSWORTH’s partying that drove him and MILEY CYRUS apart. A source says, “Everyone always thinks Miley is problematic and immature and a hardcore partier while he’s this chill surfer dude . . .”[But] Liam parties with his friends,…