The NBA’s international stars are taking over the league and this could be just the beginning

CNN — A seven-foot man pulls up at a Serbian stable in a horse-drawn carriage. Within moments, he’s in tears. Far away from the glitz and glamor where he showcases his many skills, Nikola Jokic is being presented with the trophy given to the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Most Valuable Player (MVP) outside a horse … Read more

3 shot outside Milwaukee Bucks game. Two hours later, 17 others are shot a few blocks away

CNN — Seventeen people were shot Friday night in downtown Milwaukee just two hours after three were shot a few blocks away, near the arena where the Milwaukee Bucks were playing in the NBA Playoffs. Ten people were taken into custody in the shooting downtown, and 10 firearms were recovered, according to Milwaukee police. The … Read more

Erling Haaland: ‘It’s a decision for Erling,’ Borussia Dortmund CEO says of striker’s impending departure transfer

CNN — The race to secure Erling Haaland’s signature has been one of the most hotly-contested transfer sagas in recent memory – and it would seem to still be finally reaching its conclusion. Multiple UK media outlets have reported that Manchester City will likely announce in the coming week that it has agreed to a … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers: Questionable trades, injuries and a falling star … what went wrong with NBA team

CNN — Los Angeles’ nickname is the “City of Angels,” but this past season for the Los Angeles Lakers has been one conjured straight from the center of Dante’s ‘Inferno.’ The team – one so accustomed to success – endured a rough 2021/22, failing to reach the playoffs after a run of eight consecutive defeats … Read more

Dwayne Haskins death: What we know and don’t know about quarterback’s death

CNN — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins died when he was struck by a dump truck Saturday morning as he tried to cross a highway on foot in South Florida, authorities said. The former Ohio State University star and Heisman Trophy finalist was just 24. Authorities have so far released few details about the circumstances … Read more

USMNT will once again compete in a World Cup after an 8-year wait

CNN — After an eight-year wait, the US Men’s National team secured a spot Wednesday in the 2022 FIFA World Cup, although not in a way the team would have preferred. In its 14th and final match of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, the US clinched a spot with a 2-0 loss against Costa Rica at … Read more

Deshaun Watson: Another Texas grand jury declines to charge the NFL QB

CNN — A second Texas grand jury investigation into former Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has ended without any charges, Brazoria County’s top prosecutor announced Thursday afternoon. “After a careful and thorough review of the facts and evidence documented in the reports prepared by the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office and the Houston Police Department, as … Read more

Ashleigh Barty retirement: World No. 1 announces she’s retiring from professional tennis

CNN — World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty has shocked the tennis world by announcing her retirement from the sport after winning three major singles titles in the last three years. “Today is difficult and filled with emotion for me as I announce my retirement from tennis,” the 25-year-old Australian said in the caption of an … Read more

Bismack Biyombo to donate full NBA salary from this season to build hospital in DR Congo and honor late father

CNN — Bismack Biyombo will donate his NBA seasonal salary to build a hospital in his native Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and honor his late father, the Phoenix Suns star said Friday.The 29-year-old returned to the NBA in January, signing a contract for the duration of the season with the Suns having not … Read more

Calvin Ridley, Atlanta Falcons player, suspended indefinitely for gambling on NFL games

CNN — Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley has been suspended indefinitely for gambling on NFL games during the 2021 season, the league announced Monday. The suspension will last at least through the conclusion of the 2022 season, the NFL said. Ridley, 27, may petition for reinstatement on or after February 15, 2023. The league … Read more