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Tom Brady loses battle against reigning Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes

Tom Brady loses battle against reigning Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes

The ‘Comeback Kid’ wasn’t able to get it done this time. Despite scoring 14 unanswered points in the fourth quarter, Tom Brady and his Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost 27-24 to Patrick Mahomes‘ Kansas City Chiefs. The Raymond James Stadium in Tampa saw a shootout between two of the premier quarterbacks in the NFL and fans…

Senegal World Cup star Papa Bouba Diop dies aged 42

Senegal World Cup star Papa Bouba Diop dies aged 42

Former Premier League player and Senegal World Cup star Papa Bouba Diop has died aged 42, the Senegalese Football Federation (FSF) confirmed to CNN. Diop made 63 appearances for his country with the highlight of his international career coming at the 2002 World Cup where he scored the first goal of the tournament as Senegal…

F1 driver Romain Grosjean involved in horror crash during Bahrain Grand Prix

F1 driver Romain Grosjean involved in horror crash during Bahrain Grand Prix

Formula One driver Romain Grosjean was involved in a horrific crash that left his car engulfed in flames at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday, causing the race to be halted. On the first lap, Grosjean veered off the track after the third corner following some contact with Daniil Kvyat and his Haas car ploughed…

Detroit Lions fire head coach and general manager

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Smack talk set to fuel $2.5 million hole-in-one charity challenge

Smack talk set to fuel $2.5 million hole-in-one charity challenge

There’s likely to be smack talk aplenty at Friday’s $2.5 million hole-in-one charity challenge as four of US sports A-listers contest the third Match golf event. Capital One’s The Match: Champions for Change will be played between two two-man teams and is aimed at raising funds to help leading US Black colleges and universities. Five-time…