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US youngster Tyler Adams helps fire RB Leipzig into the Champions League semifinals

US youngster Tyler Adams helps fire RB Leipzig into the Champions League semifinals

American youngster Tyler Adams scored a late winner to fire RB Leipzig past Atletico Madrid and into the Champions League semifinals on Thursday. The 21-year-old’s deflected shot in the 88th minute was enough to reestablish the German club’s lead after João Felix’s penalty had canceled out Dani Olmo’s opener. RB Leipzig, in its current form,…MORE

Serena Williams battles past sister Venus in their 31st career clash

Serena Williams battles past sister Venus in their 31st career clash

Back against the wall against her sister Venus in grueling conditions, Serena Williams finally found her game. The 23-time major tennis champion, playing in only her first event since February, rallied back from a break down in the final set to overcome her sister, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the second round of the inaugural Top…MORE

2020 Masters to take place in November without fans

2020 Masters to take place in November without fans

The 2020 Masters will take place on November 9-15 without patrons or guests in attendance because of the coronavirus pandemic. Fred Ridley, chairman of Augusta National Golf Club, announced the decision on Wednesday, and called hosting the major without fans “deeply disappointing.” “Since our initial announcement to postpone the 2020 Masters, we have remained committed…MORE

2020 Masters golf tournament to be held without spectators

2020 Masters golf tournament to be held without spectators

November’s Masters golf tournament will be held without spectators. Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club Fred Ridley announced on Wednesday that the club would host the famed golf major on the week of November 9 – 15, but that the “potential risks of welcoming patrons and guests to our grounds in November are simply too…MORE

NFL head coach reveals he was infected with Covid-19

NFL head coach reveals he was infected with Covid-19

The head coach of the NFL’s Los Angeles Chargers tested positive for Covid-19, he revealed in the latest season of HBO’s “Hard Knocks.” “I can’t promise you you’re not going to get infected,” Anthony Lynn told his players at the top of the program. “I got infected.” The revelation was met with looks of surprise…MORE

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MLB postpones this weekend’s Reds-Pirates games after positive Covid-19 test

MLB postpones this weekend’s Reds-Pirates games after positive Covid-19 test

A pair of weekend games between the Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates have been postponed after a Reds player tested positive for the coronavirus, Major League Baseball said Saturday. Reports about the positive test surfaced after the Reds beat the Pirates 8-1 Friday night at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. MLB postponed the…

India cricket legend MS Dhoni announces retirement from international competition

India cricket legend MS Dhoni announces retirement from international competition

India cricket legend MS Dhoni announced his retirement from international competition on Saturday, marking the end to his 16-year career with the India National Team. Dhoni made his debut with India in 2004, where he eventually became the captain, leading India to the inaugural World Twenty20 title in 2007, as well as the 2011 World…

The Man Utd teenager who is a superstar in the making

The Man Utd teenager who is a superstar in the making

There was a period during the winter of 2008 when every Saturday night Paul Newsham’s Yorkshire home would sound like old telephone exchange switch room. “That’ll be someone ringing about Mason, to see if he will be playing,” his wife Julie would say every time the phone rang. The callers were scouts, inquiring as to…

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