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Real Madrid suffers shock defeat; Cristiano Ronaldo just keeps scoring

Real Madrid suffers shock defeat; Cristiano Ronaldo just keeps scoring

Real Madrid lost its first league game of the season as coach Zinedine Zidane’s reboot of the club continues to malfunction. Despite missing a number of star players, his side was the heavy favorite going into Saturday’s match against newly-promoted Mallorca, but was given a rude awakening as the league minnows held on for a…MORE

Japan 2019: Watching the Rugby World Cup and getting a tattoo

Japan 2019: Watching the Rugby World Cup and getting a tattoo

Japan is a big country. But rugby is a small world. And it got even smaller when, after attending early Rugby World Cup group-stage matches near Tokyo and Nagoya, we opted for a couple of “days off” in Kyoto. There were no matches in this city. So, without the distraction of having to venture out…MORE

Andy Murray wins his first singles title since undergoing two hip surgeries

Andy Murray wins his first singles title since undergoing two hip surgeries

Andy Murray is back. The former No. 1-ranked player won the European Open Sunday to claim his first ATP singles title in more than two years. Murray beat Stan Wawrinka 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 in Antwerp, Belgium. The 32-year-old had last won a tournament in March 2017 at the Dubai Tennis Championships. The three-time grand slam…MORE

Manchester United ends Liverpool’s perfect Premier League record

Manchester United ends Liverpool’s perfect Premier League record

Liverpool’s 17-game winning streak in the Premier League came to an end after a 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday. The result will still be a relief for Jurgen Klopp’s side, which needed a late Adam Lallana goal to salvage a draw after Marcus Rashford had put United in front in…MORE

Japan’s dream Rugby World Cup campaign ended by South Africa

Japan’s dream Rugby World Cup campaign ended by South Africa

Japan’s exhilarating Rugby World Cup run came to an end with a 26-3 defeat by South Africa in Tokyo. The host nation took the tournament by storm after winning all its group stage games but was overpowered by a physical South African side in Sunday’s quarterfinal clash. The victory means the Springboks will next face…MORE

Red card costs France as Wales surges to Rugby World Cup semifinal

Red card costs France as Wales surges to Rugby World Cup semifinal

A red card for France forward Sebastein Vahaamahina swung the pendulum in a seesawing Rugby World Cup quarterfinal as Wales fought back to win 20-19. On 49 minutes, France led 19-10 thanks to a blistering opening half that saw Vahaamahina, Charles Ollivon and Virimii Vakatawa score three first half tries. Aaron Wainwright dotted down for…MORE

Blogs

OCTOBER 21, 2019

JAKE GYLLENHAAL saved a dog that was trapped in a busy intersection in New York City this past Thursday. Jake was walking at Laight and Hudson streets at about 10:30 when he saw an enormous Dalmatian standing terrified in the middle of traffic. It had gotten away from its owner. So he stepped into the…

OCTOBER 18, 2019

JENNIFER LAWRENCE is getting married tomorrow at a mansion in Rhode Island called the Belcourt of Newport. It’s the home of the woman who owns the Alex & Ani jewelry company. Jennifer’s husband-to-be is Cooke Maroney, a 34-year-old art gallery director.  Jennifer is 29. They’re having about 150 guests, who will get to choose between…