Five-star CB Grimes picks North Carolina

Five-star cornerback Tony Grimes committed to North Carolina in a livestreamed ceremony on Tuesday.Grimes, who is entering his senior season at Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach (Va.), is the No. 7 overall recruit in the Class of 2021 according to the 247 Sports composite.ESPN and Rivals ranked Grimes as the No. 1 cornerback recruit, and he was widely ranked as a top-five defensive player.Grimes received scholarship offers from so many programs that he narrowed his list of options to 40 prior to the start of his junior season in 2019.

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Jack Charlton, English World Cup-winning footballer, dies aged 85

Jack Charlton, English World Cup-winning footballer, dies aged 85

Jack Charlton, a World Cup winner in England’s famous 1966 team who spent more than two decades at Leeds United, has died at 85 following a “long-term” illness, his former club have announced. In a statement posted on Saturday, Charlton’s family said he died peacefully at his home in Northumberland on Friday with his family…

Nike Pope stymies Liverpool’s charge on Premier League points record tally

Nike Pope stymies Liverpool’s charge on Premier League points record tally

Liverpool’s hopes of achieving a Premier League points record tally suffered a setback after Saturday’s 1-1 draw against Bunley. Andy Robertson’s arcing header gave Liverpool the lead, but Jay Rodriguez’s clever second-half finish ensured the Premier League champion dropped points at Anfield for the first time this season. The draw moved the Premier League champion…

Handcuffs to light bulbs shine light on painful Black experience

Handcuffs to light bulbs shine light on painful Black experience

Through sport we learn about glory and defeat, the sacrifices made to be the best, the intoxicating joy of victory, and the pain of the near-misses. But sport can be much more than that; it can shine a light on injustice, it can educate; it can change minds. Over half a century after John Carlos…

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