Japan gets 2 late goals to upset Germany 2-1 at World Cup

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Another World Cup day, another World Cup shock. Substitutes Ritsu Doan and Takuma Asano scored late goals Wednesday as Japan came from behind to upset Germany 2-1. Both Doan and Asano play for German top-division clubs. “I believe it’s a historic moment, a historic victory. If I think about the development … Read more

North Carolina No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25 men’s basketball

North Carolina surprised just about everyone last year when a talented team led by first-year coach Hubert Davis parlayed a No. 8 seed in the NCAA Tournament into a run to the national title game. The Tar Heels won’t be sneaking up on anyone this year. With four starters back from the team that lost … Read more

Grandmaster Carlsen Breaks Silence Over Chess Cheating Debacle

Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen keeps making underhand remarks to imply rival Hans Niemann is cheating in his games.photo: ARUN SANKAR/AFP (Getty Images) The ongoing chess cheating scandal won’t die out, and it’s starting to seem like the rest of us are just pawns being shuffled from one accusation to the next. Earlier this week, during a … Read more

Magnus Carlsen quits match without explanation amid apparent feud with fellow grandmaster Hans Niemann

The pair were playing in the Julius Baer Generation Cup when Carlsen turned off his screen and left the match without explanation — the latest twist in an apparent feud between the two players. “We’re going to try and get an update on this,” commenter Tania Sachdev said in a live broadcast of the match … Read more

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy launch new golf competition

The TGL has been formed in partnership with the PGA Tour and aims to attract a younger audience to golf through technology and custom-built arenas. Competitions will feature six teams of three PGA Tour players and will be televised live in a primetime slot on Monday nights. The high-tech concept will see players hit shots … Read more

Mets piling up wins by playing old-school gritty baseball

You’re telling me that Buck Showalter couldn’t get back into a major league dugout for three years because teams’ owners and new-age front office personnel thought the old school manager would demand too much authority? O my goodness gracious. The culture shift in Queens has been as dramatic as the turnaround in the Mets’ record … Read more

The NFL is back! Preseason begins with Las Vegas Raiders blowing out under-manned Jacksonville Jaguars

The 2022 season’s preseason began on Thursday with the typical curtain raiser at the Hall of Fame game, signaling the beginning of another season of drama, excitement and the highest level of skill imaginable. And it was the perfect start to life in a new home for Josh McDaniels, the Las Vegas Raiders’ new head … Read more

Conor McGregor to make acting debut alongside Jake Gyllenhaal in ‘Road House’ remake

UFC megastar Conor McGregor is headed to the big screen. McGregor, who last fought in 2021, will star alongside actor Jake Gyllenhaal in Amazon Prime’s remake of the 1989 action film “Road House,” according to Deadline. The film marks the controversial fighter’s first motion picture credit. According to the outlet, McGregor’s role was not disclosed … Read more