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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…

The city was at the epicenter of Europe’s pandemic. Now its soccer club Atalanta wants to ‘bring a smile’ back to ‘damaged’ region

In a city of around 120,000 people, television stations showed pictures of columns of military trucks transporting the coffins of Covid-19 victims down the empty streets of Bergamo, Italy. Lombardy, the region in the north of the country, became the epicenter of the coronavius outbreak in February. According to CNN, there have been 96,519 cases…

Borussia Dortmund digs its heels to stop Manchester United signing Jadon Sancho

Borussia Dortmund says youngster Jadon Sancho will remain at the club next season after Manchester United was reportedly close to signing the starlet. Sancho, 20, is one of the hottest prospects in world football — scoring 17 league goals and making 16 assists last season — and had been strongly linked with a move to…

Why it’s now or never in Neymar’s quest for European glory

When dreams clash with reality; when life reaches a daunting crossroads; when we must decide whether to be or make history. Right now Neymar is at the crossroads. A 21st century football brand fueled by endless promise; a nouveau-riche social, commercial and cultural phenomena; a superstar who’s no stranger to the scrutiny of the public…

The 23-year-old major winner who’s made breaking records a habit

As the PGA Championship entered its final day on Sunday and, at one point, six players shared the lead, all attention was on the usual suspects: Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose. But it was a 23-year-old from Los Angeles, California, who separated himself from all the big hitters to claim his first major at…

Verstappen outfoxes Mercedes duo to win 70th Anniversary Grand Prix

Max Verstappen stunned the Mercedes duo of world champion Lewis Hamilton and pole sitter Valtteri Bottas to claim victory in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday. It was the ninth victory of the young Dutchman’s Formula One career and a triumph for the Red Bull team, whose car adapted better to the…

Champions League: Inspired Lionel Messi lifts Barcelona into quarterfinals

Lionel Messi scored a spellbinding goal as Barcelona beat Napoli 3-1 (4-2 on aggregate) in the Camp Nou on Saturday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the Champions League. Barca will play Bayern Munich in the last eight after the German champion completed a 7-1 aggregate win over Chelsea. With the series level at…

Juventus replaces sacked Maurizio Sarri with former star Andrea Pirlo

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri was sacked on Saturday following the Serie A club’s Champions League last 16 exit to Lyon and immediately replaced by former star player Andrea Pirlo. The 41-year-old Pirlo won four league titles with Juve as a player as well as being a World Cup winner with Italy in 2006. He has…

Cristiano Ronaldo’s brace can’t save Juventus as the Champions League returns in style

Cristiano Ronaldo’s brace was not enough to fire Juventus into the Champions League quarterfinals as European football’s most prestigious cup competition returned in style on Friday. The Serie A champion faced an uphill task from the very start with its opponents Lyon winning the first-leg 1-0 and, despite winning 2-1 on the night, Juventus lost…

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