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From Underdog to Superstar: Scheffler Faces Unexpected Fame

Scottie Scheffler’s rise to the pinnacle of golf has been nothing short of meteoric. Once considered a talented but unremarkable player, the American has become a global sensation in 2024. This newfound fame, however, presents a unique challenge for a…

Brunson’s Loyalty Rewrites Knicks’ Future: A Win for Championship Aspirations

Jalen Brunson defied convention this summer. While most players chase the biggest paycheck, Brunson prioritized winning in New York. The Knicks, eager to retain their rising star, offered a significant contract extension. But the really historic part? Brunson left a…

McIlroy reflects on US Open disappointment, vows to learn and move forward

Rory McIlroy is using introspection and a change of scenery to process his heartbreaking U.S. Open finish. After missing putts on the final holes at Pinehurst, McIlroy took solitary walks through the busy streets of New York City. The walks…

Young Yamal surprises France and leads Spain to Euro 2024 final

A spectacular goal from young talent Lamine Yamal sent Spain through to the final of Euro 2024 with a dramatic 2-1 victory over France at the Allianz Arena. The 16-year-old midfielder defied expectations with a breathtaking 21st-minute equaliser, cancelling out…

French cyclist’s emotional stage for his family sparks debate during Tour de France

Julien Bernard’s Tour de France journey took an emotional turn on Friday, but it came at a surprising price. Riding on his home turf of Burgundy during the stage seven time trial, Bernard veered off the course for a quick…

An Evening with Brooklyn’s Best Baseball Club

About thirty minutes before a Brooklyn Cyclones game in mid-August, a family of three, a reporter, and a man in a Jedi robe stepped into an elevator at Maimonides Park. As the doors closed and the elevator ascended, the Jedi…

Vegas Golden Knights win their first Stanley Cup

There were also questions about adding a franchise in a city known for legal sports betting, something sports leagues including the NHL have long avoided. Bettman said hockey betting wasn’t as popular as football betting, so the threat of players…

Miles Russell, 15, made his PGA Tour debut. He was strangely normal

DETROIT – Miles Russell’s pants didn’t quite fit during the first round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic on Thursday. A recent growth spurt has left the 15-year-old, now 5 feet 7 inches, in pants designed for someone shorter. Russell, who…

Orlando Cepeda, Baseball’s ‘Baby Bull,’ Dies at 86

Orlando Cepeda, the second Puerto Rican-born player to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, died Friday at the age of 86. The San Francisco Giants announced his death but did not disclose a location. Cepeda played 17 MLB…

The South Florida Heat and Panthers pursue NBA and NHL titles

Lifelong friends Martin Schwartz and Matthew Mandel enjoy a rare sports moment as the Miami teams compete for championships. Martin Schwartz and Matthew Mandel are living a dream come true. The longtime friends and South Florida residents hit it big…

The mind is available, so the body doesn’t have much choice

Mike Duggan and his hockey buddies were strapping on their gear one recent morning when their banter turned, as it often does, to the topic of joint replacement surgeries. Duggan, 74, the proud owner of an artificial hip, marveled at…

The Emerald Ash Borer pitches against ash bats in Major League Baseball

Imagine a baseball season without the iconic crack of an ash bat. This could become a reality thanks to the emerald ash borer, a tiny beetle that causes massive destruction of ash trees across North America. For decades, ash has…