Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho: ‘Squeaky bum time’ and ‘park the bus’ expressions added to Oxford English Dictionary

CNN — Soccer’s lexicon is a rich reservoir of often curiously contorted cliche and phrasing, frequently the subject of parody. Now, the linguistic ingenuity of two of the most influential coaches in modern football – Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho – have been officially recognized by the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). Ferguson’s phrase “squeaky bum … Read more

Uttarakhand, India: Himalayas avalanche kills at least 4 mountaineers on Mount Draupadi ka Danda II

New Delhi CNN — At least four people were killed and 28 people remain missing after an avalanche hit a group of mountaineers in the Indian Himalayas on Tuesday, according to an Indian mountaineering organization. In a statement Tuesday, the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering said a team of 34 trainees and seven instructors were training … Read more

US Soccer misconduct investigation: Players call for immediate changes

CNN — Becky Sauerbrunn, one of the stalwarts of the US women’s national soccer team, said Tuesday that players are angry and want immediate changes following an independent investigation that found systemic abuse and misconduct within women’s professional soccer in the United States. On Monday, the US Soccer Federation released a lengthy, scathing report it … Read more

Bobby Wagner: Protester tackled by LA Rams linebacker as he ran onto field

CNN — A protester met the full-force of NFL linebacker Bobby Wagner on Monday night as the Los Angeles Rams hosted the San Francisco 49ers. At the end of the first half, a man ran onto the field at the Levi’s Stadium carrying a pink flare, temporarily halting play. While he initially evaded the efforts … Read more

Investigation finds systemic abuse and misconduct within women’s professional soccer

CNN — An independent investigation has found systemic abuse and misconduct within women’s professional soccer in the United States. The report, led by former acting attorney general Sally Q. Yates and released Monday, was based on more than 200 interviews and reveals the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) under the US Soccer Federation (USSF) failed … Read more

Lake Erie Walleye Trail: Cheating scandal rocks Ohio fishing tournament

CNN — There’s something fishy going on in the competitive fishing world. The would-be winners of almost $29,000 at an Ohio fishing tournament were disqualified on Friday, after it was discovered their fish were stuffed with lead weights and fish fillets. Jason Fischer, director of the Lake Erie Walleye Trail tournament, told CNN he was … Read more

Navy proposes stringent blood testing for elite SEALs training program to address drug use

Washington CNN — Senior Navy officials are concerned about the use of performance enhancing drugs by Navy SEAL trainees and have asked the Pentagon to approve blood testing to detect potentially illegal or banned substances used by the elite forces. The request for more stringent blood testing comes after performance enhancing drug (PED) paraphernalia were … Read more

5 things to know on October 2, 2022: Start your week smart: Soccer stadium tragedy, Hurricane Ian, Brazil, Ukraine, Trump

More people are buying electric vehicles than ever before, with monthly sales nearly triple what they were four years ago. But finding a place to charge your EV when you’re away from home can be a problem depending on where you live. So, before you head out on any long road trips, take a look … Read more

Alex Rodriguez: Baseball great reflects on steroid abuse, his past with J-Lo

Editor’s Note: Watch “Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace?” on CNN TV Sundays at 7pm ET. New episodes with full-length interviews are available on hbo max each Friday. CNN — Baseball great Alex Rodriguez is opening up about mistakes in his personal and professional life, and how they are shaping his growing business empire. In an … Read more

London Marathon: Ethiopia’s Yalemzerf Yehualaw becomes youngest ever London Marathon winner

CNN — With six miles left, Yalemzerf Yehualaw’s race seemed to have been ruined after the Ethiopian was left sprawled on the road after stumbling over a speed bump. The incident caused her to lose time over her rivals and later she admitted the faceplant “hurt.” But it didn’t stop the 23-year-old from making history … Read more