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

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

Alex Albon: From intensive care to starting the Singapore Grand Prix

CNN — Formula One drivers are renowned for pushing their body and mind to the limits. While maintaining their concentration for the duration of a race, they endure huge amounts of g force, speeds of approximately 300km/hr, and the loss of several kilograms in body mass due to dehydration. Just three weeks after surviving a … Read more

NFL players’ union terminates neurotrauma consultant involved in evaluation of Dolphins’ player concussion, reports say

CNN — The National Football League Players Association has terminated the unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant who was involved in the evaluation of Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa for a concussion during their game against the Buffalo Bills last Sunday, according to multiple reports, including from NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, citing unnamed sources. The unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant … Read more

NFL: London is stage for milestone 100th international game

CNN — The NFL returns to London on Sunday as the Minnesota Vikings (2-1) and New Orleans Saints (1-2) contest the first of five international slate of games scheduled this season. With Justin Jefferson and the Vikings taking on Alvin Kamara and the Saints at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Sunday’s game will mark the 100th game … Read more

USA wins 11th world title at FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup

CNN — USA defended its title to win a 11th FIBA ​​Women’s Basketball World Cup after defeating China 83-61 in Sydney on Saturday. The Americans upped the ante in the second quarter, taking a 43-33 lead into the break, and eventually eased to a fourth straight title. A’Ja Wilson – who was named the tournament’s … Read more

Miami Dolphins QB Tagovailoa in good spirits after concussion as NFL review underway

CNN — Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is “in good spirits” Friday after receiving a concussion during Thursday night’s game, head coach Mike McDaniel told reporters. The NFL and Dolphins are under scrutiny for the decision to allow Tagovailoa to play Thursday, after the quarterback was injured in a game just last Sunday. McDaniel said … Read more

Two concussions don’t always add up to second impact syndrome

CNN — The NFL has been thrust back into the concussion debate after Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa took two big hits just four days apart. This time, the debate involves whether Tagovailoa was appropriately cleared to play, with some fans concerned he was at risk of a condition called second impact syndrome. On Sunday, … Read more