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As one of the heroes of Ireland’s golden era of football during the 1990s, Paul McGrath is not a man who gets easily annoyed by modern-day grievances. ut when it comes to the ongoing issue of racism in football, the 61-year-old former Ireland and Manchester United star grows passionate and lays say it “disgusts” him […]

Connor McDavid doesn’t lend the comparison much credence. The phenom placed under a microscope from an early age. The young professional who easily and gracefully defied already outsized projections. A generational talent tucked into one of his sport’s smaller markets. “I think if you’re going to make the comparison of LeBron James to me, I […]

Kenyan police say they have arrested the husband of the distance runner Agnes Tirop, a two-times world championship bronze medallist who was found dead at her home. The 25-year-old Tirop, who represented Kenya in the 5,000 metres at the Tokyo Olympics, was stabbed in the neck with a knife. Police said on Thursday they had […]

Harry Kane scored his first Premier League goal of the season as Tottenham condemned Newcastle to a 3-2 defeat in their first game under new ownership. There was a festival atmosphere ahead of kick-off as the Newcastle fans welcomed their new owners into the directors’ box. It began well on the field too as Callum […]

NBA TV discusses Earl Lloyd’s pioneering entrance to the NBA. Not that long ago, it was a time when African-Americans could not take simple privileges — like staying at certain hotels or eating in certain restaurants — for granted. For Earl Lloyd, Chuck Cooper, and Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton, it was a time to make history. Lloyd, […]

No. What a small and simple word. What transformative power it possesses. Simone Biles used it to ultimate effect at the Tokyo Olympics this week. “Today it’s like, you know what, no,” she said, explaining to reporters

For both Antonetty Lebrón and Abadía Rexach, their efforts go beyond the Census to create media platforms that uplift Black boricuas and educate others on the issues Afro-descendants face on the archipelago. To Antonetty Lebrón, it’s also about creating platforms that let Black people see themselves as they are. She understood the power of media […]

Organizers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics announced on Saturday that international fans will be barred from attending the upcoming rescheduled Summer Games. The decision was made by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee and the Government of Japan. Those parties determined that fans from overseas will not be allowed entry into Japan […]

More than 90 percent of N.B.A. players have been vaccinated against Covid-19, according to the league, and all referees and key team personnel without exemptions will be, too, by the season’s start in three weeks. But a few high-profile players, including the Nets star guard Kyrie Irving, have . . .

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