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Russian goalkeeper, 16, suffers severe burns after struck by lightning

The video is grainy, but with the help of a spotlight, the moment a Russian footballer is struck by a bolt of lightning is clearly visible. Znamya Truda goalkeeper Ivan Zakborovsky was training when lightning struck him on the pitch. While his teammates were training near the touchline, the 16-year-old keeper was about to kick…

Bryson DeChambeau wins Rocket Mortgage Classic after bulking up 40 pounds

Bryson DeChambeau wins Rocket Mortgage Classic after bulking up 40 pounds

Powered by 40 pounds of additional muscle, Bryson DeChambeau claimed his sixth PGA Tour title at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit. The American shot seven-under on Sunday to finish three shots clear of compatriot Matthew Wolff and record a seventh consecutive top-10 finish on the Tour. Visit CNN.com/sport for more news, videos and features…

Teen sensation Mason Greenwood boosts Manchester United’s Champions League hopes

Teen sensation Mason Greenwood boosts Manchester United’s Champions League hopes

Teenage sensation Mason Greenwood scored two brilliant goals in a 5-2 hammering of relegation-threatened Bournemouth, bolstering Manchester United’s Champions League hopes. The 18-year-old, widely considered one of the most exciting prospects to emerge from United’s academy in recent years, continued his brilliant run of form following the Premier League restart to take his goal tally…

Cleveland Indians to ‘determine the best path forward’ regarding team name

Cleveland Indians to ‘determine the best path forward’ regarding team name

The Cleveland Indians are taking a hard look at their own name. The MLB franchise released a statement Friday, saying the team is “committed to engaging our community and appropriate stakeholders to determine the best path forward with regard to our team name.” The Indians removed the “Chief Wahoo” logo from their uniforms after the…

Serena Williams takes to the tennis court with daughter Olympia

Sorry Venus, Serena has found a new doubles partner. The 23-time grand slam champion took to the court with daughter Olympia, who turns three in September, as the pair sported matching purple outfits. In photos posted on Williams’ Instagram, the pair are seen celebrating, sharing a high five and walking off court — where Olympia…

The NFL plans to play the Black national anthem before Week 1 games

The NFL plans to play the Black national anthem before Week 1 games

The NFL plans to have the song “Lift Every Voice and Sing” — known as the Black national anthem — performed live or played before every game in Week 1 of the NFL season, a source familiar with the league’s discussions told CNN on Thursday. The news was first reported by The Undefeated, which is…

West Indies cricket legend Sir Everton Weekes dies aged 95

West Indies cricket legend Sir Everton Weekes dies aged 95

The cricket world is in mourning after West Indies cricket legend Everton Weekes died at the age of 95. He was one of the “Three Ws” — along with Frank Worrell and Clyde Walcott — who put Barbados and West Indies cricket on the map in the 1950s. It is expected that he will be…

Fans flout social distancing rules at Bulgarian Cup final

Fans flout social distancing rules at Bulgarian Cup final

Thousands of football fans attended the Bulgarian Cup final between Lokomotiv Plovdiv and CSKA Sofia on Wednesday, where social distancing measures appeared to be ignored in the stands. Officials relaxed rules for Wednesday’s final, which Lokomotiv won 5-3 on penalties, by increasing the number of fans allowed into the stadium from 4,000 to 12,000. Visit…

WNBA star Natasha Cloud says wearing Black Lives Matter T-shirts is ‘not enough’

WNBA star Natasha Cloud says wearing Black Lives Matter T-shirts is ‘not enough’

WNBA star Natasha Cloud says people should not be satisfied with “crumbs” in their fight for social reform. The 28-year-old recently announced she wouldn’t participate in the upcoming WNBA season, wanting to instead focus her energy on helping the Black Lives Matter movement enact true change in the US. “Do not be distracted by the…

Former Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone becomes a father at 89

Former Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone becomes a father at 89

Former Formula One mogul Bernie Ecclestone, 89, and wife Fabiana Flosi, 44, have announced the birth of their son. The baby boy was born on Wednesday and is named Ace, a spokesperson for Ecclestone confirmed to CNN. The new arrival will be the billionaire’s first son, and his first child with Flosi, joining daughters Tamara,…

Mike Moustakas Could Be A Last Minute Fit

Mike Moustakas Could Be A Last Minute Fit

Mike Moustakas is still unsigned, and the White Sox could use an upgrade at third base in 2018. He’s not Manny Machado, but that’s okay for now.