New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge plays ball with fan between innings

New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge plays ball with fan between innings

As the New York Yankees were between innings during their game with the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night, a second, shorter game got underway between the Yankees’ Aaron Judge and a fan in the stands. Video taken by another person...
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Quidditch World Cup takes to the air in Italy as Muggles play popular Harry Potter sport

Quidditch World Cup takes to the air in Italy as Muggles play popular Harry Potter sport

The popular sport in Harry Potter’s world has taken to Italy, as the Quidditch World Cup began with Australia beating Italy in a demonstration match. Twenty-nine teams made up of Muggles arrived in Florence, Italy ahead of the games set...
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Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona appears to need assistance at World Cup match

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona appears to need assistance at World Cup match

Argentina soccer great Diego Maradona appeared to need assistance to walk at a match in which his national team beat Nigeria at the World Cup on Tuesday, according to a video clip posted on Twitter. Story continues below A man was seen...
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Renovations begin to make injured Humboldt Bronco’s home accessible

Renovations begin to make injured Humboldt Bronco’s home accessible

Michelle Straschnitzki never thought she’d be the one putting a hole in one of their basement walls with a sledgehammer. It’s the start of work that will create a new accessible suite for her son Ryan, one of the Humboldt...
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NHL’s Gary Bettman, players Willie O’Ree, Martin Brodeur heading to Hockey Hall of fame

NHL’s Gary Bettman, players Willie O’Ree, Martin Brodeur heading to Hockey Hall of fame

The Hockey Hall of Fame has added NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, pioneering black player Willie O’Ree and all-time winningest goaltender Martin Brodeur to its latest class. Jayna Hefford, Martin St. Louis and Alexander Yakushev will also be inducted in the.....
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New Jersey man uses paddleboard to get across Hudson River for work

New Jersey man uses paddleboard to get across Hudson River for work

A man dressed in a suit and riding a paddleboard is not what people expect to see crossing the Hudson River into New York, but a New Jersey man gave people a sight to remember as he did just that,...
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The first black player in the NHL waits to see if he’ll make it into the Hockey Hall of Fame

The first black player in the NHL waits to see if he’ll make it into the Hockey Hall of Fame

It has been a big year so far for Willie O’Ree – full of accolades as he marked 60 years since becoming the first black player in the National Hockey League – but there’s one more honour O’Ree, his friends,...
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World Cup reporter blasts harassing soccer fan who tried to kiss her on camera

World Cup reporter blasts harassing soccer fan who tried to kiss her on camera

A television journalist covering the FIFA World Cup in Russia blasted a harassing soccer fan who rushed towards her and tried to kiss her on the cheek. Brazilian journalist Julia Guimaraes was reporting Sunday in Ekaterinburg following the match between...
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‘F*** racism!’: Swedish soccer players stand by beleaguered Turkish-origin teammate

‘F*** racism!’: Swedish soccer players stand by beleaguered Turkish-origin teammate

The Swedish soccer team rallied around midfielder Jimmy Durmaz after he was subjected to a torrent of racist abuse and death threats following his mistake in Sweden’s defeat to Germany in the FIFA World Cup on Saturday. Durmaz, born in...
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Drug traffickers are using World Cup merchandise to smuggle cocaine

Drug traffickers are using World Cup merchandise to smuggle cocaine

Some South American drug traffickers appear to be trying to take advantage of FIFA World Cup fervour to smuggle cocaine in soccer merchandise. Colombian police seized 14 team jerseys that that were laced with a substance that turns into cocaine when...
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