South Africa coach furious at ‘worst performance’

World Rugby Sevens Series contenders South Africa crumbled in Toulouse, suffering three defeats in the antepenultimate round to knock them down to second. Blitzbok coach Neil Powell described the event as “the worst performance at a tournament in my career” after losing to Ireland, Samoa and Scotland in the south of France. South Africa‘s only victories … Read more

Injuries on NFL punts are up 50% — What’s the cause? What’s the fix?

The alarm seemed out of the blue. In the days leading up to Super Bowl LVI on Feb. 13, the NFL’s health and safety team issued a call to action in response to a surge in special teams injuries, especially on punts. The rate of missed time for injuries that occurred on punt plays increased … Read more

NBA playoffs 2022 — Jayson Tatum latest to rock eye-catching outfit this postseason

Pregame fashion has become woven into the fabric of the NBA, with some players building a reputation for their wardrobe selections. 1 Related The postseason has provided entertaining hoops on the court and eye-catching fits from players off it. Stars have shown up in various attire like boxing robes, vibrant coats and sweaters. Suits, stuffed … Read more

Tim Anderson homers as White Sox sweep Yanks in doubleheader

NEW YORK — The boos rained down on Tim Anderson each of the five times he stepped into the batter’s box Sunday night at Yankee Stadium. After Saturday’s benches-clearing incident between the White Sox and the Yankees, which was sparked by Josh Donaldson twice referring to Anderson as “Jackie” on the field, Anderson made it … Read more

Steph Curry, LeBron James lead top earners

It pays to play in the National Basketball Association. In fact, NBA players are on average the highest-paid athletes in the world, according to Statista.com. The average salary in the NBA for the 2021-2022 season is $7.3 million.  The top ten highest salaries in the NBA for the 2021-2022 season are all north of $39 … Read more