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Detroit Lions fire head coach and general manager

The NFL’s Detroit Lions fired head coach Matt Patricia and general manager Bob Quinn, announcing in a tweet Saturday that both were “relieved of their duties.” “They’re both very fine men and we wish them nothing but the best in the rest of their careers,” Detroit Lions owner Sheila Ford Hamp said in a video…MORE

Ten years on from humiliating Real Madrid 5-0, Barcelona is a club in turmoil

Ten years on from humiliating Real Madrid 5-0, Barcelona is a club in turmoil

As Gerard Pique broke away from the mass of Barcelona players and staff embracing each other and cheering, he looked up to the stands around him at Camp Nou. Grinning, the defender raised his right arm to the thousands of jubilant Catalans, his palm open and five fingers outstretched. The fans responded, raising their arms,…MORE

Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.: Everything you need to know about the fight

Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.: Everything you need to know about the fight

Mike Tyson, once considered “the baddest man on the planet,” is returning to the boxing ring Saturday for a highly anticipated bout. Fifteen years after retiring, the former heavyweight champion will square off against fellow boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. for an exhibition fight titled “Frontline Battle.” The World Boxing Council WBC will support, commemorate…MORE

Manchester United launches investigations following ‘disruptive’ cyber attack

Manchester United launches investigations following ‘disruptive’ cyber attack

Manchester United has launched investigations as the club continues to tackle a “disruptive” cyber attack. According to PA Media, the attack has left the English Premier League club unable to fully restore its computer systems and, as of Thursday night, staff did not have access to their email accounts. The UK’s National Cyber Security Center…MORE

Tributes pour in for Dallas Cowboys strength and conditioning coach Markus Paul

Tributes pour in for Dallas Cowboys strength and conditioning coach Markus Paul

Tributes have been pouring in for the Dallas Cowboys’ strength and conditioning coach Markus Paul, 54, who died Wednesday after experiencing a medical emergency unrelated to Covid-19 at the team’s headquarters. During the Cowboys’ Thanksgiving Day game against the Washington Football Team, each player wore a sticker with Paul’s initials on his helmet. Players also…MORE

Diego Maradona buried as scores of fans mourn in the streets of Buenos Aires

Diego Maradona buried as scores of fans mourn in the streets of Buenos Aires

Diego Maradona was buried on Thursday in a private ceremony on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. A small number of close family and friends were permitted into the Bella Vista cemetery, where the soccer great’s parents are also interred. Earlier fans had lined the streets as Maradona’s body departed Argentina’s presidential palace, Casa Rosada, in…MORE

Blogs

APRIL 16, 2020

Luisana Lopilato is standing by her husband Michael Bublé after some fans expressed concerns over his behavior in a recent social media appearance. On Sunday, the Argentinian model, 32, posted a message to her followers on Instagram, shooting down any negative claims about her marriage to 44 yr old Buble, with whom she shares three…

APRIL 14, 2020

(If you were thinking we’d sit through another few weeks of quarantine, and then we’d get back to hitting up live concerts, sporting events, and other large-scale gatherings . . . you might NOT want to get your hopes up. Experts say it could be MANY months before that can happen. Zeke Emanuel, the director…