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Erling Braut Håland: The teenage sensation everyone’s talking about

Erling Braut Håland: The teenage sensation everyone’s talking about

On a night Lionel Messi was busy rewriting the Champions League history books, one of soccer’s most exciting teenage talents got to write a whole new chapter of his own. At just 19, Erling Braut Håland is fast becoming one of the most sought after strikers in European football and it’s not difficult to see…MORE

Alex Morgan and her husband are having a baby girl

Alex Morgan and her husband are having a baby girl

US soccer superstar striker Alex Morgan and her husband, LA Galaxy player Servando Carrasco, are expecting a baby girl in April, the two-time World Cup winner announced Wednesday on Twitter. “We are already in love and we haven’t even met her yet. Newest member of the Carrasco family, coming soon,” she wrote on social media…MORE

Liverpool condemns racist banner at Champions League game

Liverpool condemns racist banner at Champions League game

Liverpool has condemned a racist banner depicting striker Divock Origi that was unfurled inside the stadium before Wednesday’s Champions League game against Belgian side Genk. “To be clear, the image used perpetuated a racist stereotype,” said Liverpool in a statement sent to CNN. “This is completely unacceptable.” Hung in the away end of the Luminus…MORE

Why British Champions Day is ‘like the FA Cup final’

Why British Champions Day is ‘like the FA Cup final’

A collective gasp rolls around Ascot as superstar Stadivarius and popular jockey Frankie Dettori lose their crown after a gritty fight to the finish. Long-distance specialist Stradivarius was on a roll of 10 straight wins, but this is sport and the unpredictable nature adds to the drama of British Champions Day. It’s the showpiece climax…MORE

Kylian Mbappe scores hat-trick to surpass Lionel Messi goal record

Kylian Mbappe scores hat-trick to surpass Lionel Messi goal record

Kylian Mbappe became the youngest player to score 15 Champions League goals after netting a second-half hat-trick in PSG’s 5-0 rout of Club Brugge on Tuesday. At 20 years and 306 days old, Mbappe is almost a year younger than Lionel Messi when the Barcelona forward took the record from Raul. The Frenchman was brought…MORE

Clippers topple Lakers in revamped rivalry as NBA looks past China

Clippers topple Lakers in revamped rivalry as NBA looks past China

After all the off-court drama in the NBA recently, the start of the regular season could not have arrived soon enough. Since June, the league has been in the limelight for a flurry of high-profile star-swapping — some of it criticized for penalizing small market teams — then withstood intense scrutiny for a Chinese dilemma…MORE

Concussion in football: Temporary substitutions could be on the way

Concussion in football: Temporary substitutions could be on the way

The image of Jan Vertonghen retching at the side of the pitch, barely able to keep his feet, was one that shocked viewers around the world and raised serious questions about football’s concussion protocols. In the 32nd minute of the Champions League semifinal against Ajax, Tottenham’s Belgian defender had just been involved in a sickening…MORE

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