Topps to offer stock to the public after teaming up with SPAC

‘Epidemic of fear’ driving MLB, businesses out of Georgia: Byron York President Biden ‘mischaracterizing’ Georgia’s voting law has led to ‘something weird going on’ with corporate leadership dipping into politics, Fox News contributor Byron York argues. In addition to its trading cards, fans will soon be able to trade company shares of Topps. The company said Tuesday that it will […]

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Europe Plunders Paris for Talent, and P.S.G. Pays the Price

Paris St.-Germain could not, in the end, have sped Tanguy Nianzou along much quicker than it did. He was captain of the club’s under-19 side when he was only 16. He was called up to the first team at 17, training alongside Neymar and Kylian Mbappé and the rest, and soon made his debut. He even started a game in […]

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A Soccer Official Proved Her Discrimination Case. No One Was Punished.

The ruling, when it eventually came, could not have been more clear. One of soccer’s six regional bodies had engaged in discriminatory behavior against a female official by hindering her chances of getting a seat on its board and a leadership position with the sport’s global governing body, FIFA. The official, Mariyam Mohamed, also convinced judges at sports’ top court […]

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Iowa's Luka Garza to become first college athlete to sell NFT

Dave Portnoy slams NCAA for not paying college athletes Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy weighs in on the case before the Supreme Court about how colleges can reward athletes who play Division I basketball and football. Iowa hoops star Luka Garza has gone from the college player of the year to groundbreaking digital pioneer. Garza will become the first college athlete […]

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ST Sports Talk Podcast: Jose Mourinho on pressure, man-management and Singapore

ST Sports Talk Ep 127: Jose Mourinho on pressure, man-management and Singapore 12:45 mins Synopsis: ST Sports Talk is The Straits Times’ weekly sports podcast. In this episode, sports correspondent Sazali Abdul Aziz chats with Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho, who spoke to ST in an exclusive interview after a virtual live event organised by the club’s main sponsors AIA. […]

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Champions Crowned, N.C.A.A. Returns to Its Pre-Covid Problems

INDIANAPOLIS — In the early hours of Tuesday morning, as the task of disassembling this year’s N.C.A.A. men’s basketball championship game stage was underway — folding up tables, lowering the baskets, removing the cardboard cutouts of fans — a worker with a wide dry mop was sweeping confetti into a pile. It was hard, in an all-but-empty arena, not to […]

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Rugby league: New Zealand Warriors would likely remain in Australia despite transtasman bubble – CEO

The Warriors will almost certainly remain in Australia despite the likelihood of a transtasman travel bubble being introduced within a fortnight. The New Zealand Government will make an announcement this afternoon. It is widely predicted that travellers will soon be able to fly between Australia and New Zealand without having to quarantine. But Warriors CEO Cameron George said this was […]

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Ohtani Throws 101 M.P.H. Fastball and Hits 451-Foot Homer

Shohei Ohtani had tantalized as a pitcher and as a hitter in the past, but he had never done both in the same game until Sunday night. Finally putting his full arsenal on display in prime time, Ohtani, the Los Angeles Angels’ Japanese star, dazzled with 100 mile-per-hour fastballs and also hit the hardest home run of any batter so […]

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