Indian-born chess prodigy, 9, wins case to stay in the U.K.

Indian-born chess prodigy, 9, wins case to stay in the U.K.

Young chess champion Shreyas Royal, 9, has escaped immigration checkmate. Story continues below British Home Secretary Sajid Javid intervened Friday to prevent the Indian-born prodigy from being deported next month, when the boy’s father’s work visa expires. The Home Office previously told...
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NFL players raises fists, kneel during U.S. anthem on first full night of preseason action

NFL players raises fists, kneel during U.S. anthem on first full night of preseason action

On the first full night of the NFL preseason, at least five players expressed some form of protest during the playing of the national anthem. Two Eagles players raised their fists in Philadelphia, a Dolphins player did likewise in Miami,...
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NFL welcomes its first male cheerleaders this season

NFL welcomes its first male cheerleaders this season

We’ll be seeing more men on the football sidelines this season, but they won’t be in the stands. Rather, for the first time in NFL history, they’ll be dancing alongside the cheerleaders as part of the squad. The Los Angeles...
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Wayne Gretzky named global ambassador for Chinese KHL team

Wayne Gretzky named global ambassador for Chinese KHL team

Wayne Gretzky has been named a global ambassador for Beijing’s Kunlun Red Star as the Chinese capital seeks to boost the profile of hockey domestically ahead of hosting the Winter Olympics in 2022. Gretzky will focus on youth development in...
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Stan Mikita, Chicago Blackhawks icon, dies at 78

Stan Mikita, Chicago Blackhawks icon, dies at 78

Stan Mikita, the hockey great who helped the Chicago Blackhawks to the 1961 Stanley Cup title while becoming one of the franchise’s most revered figures, died Tuesday. He was 78. Mikita’s family announced his death in a statement released by...
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LeBron James to produce Showtime documentary series titled ‘Shut Up and Dribble’

LeBron James to produce Showtime documentary series titled ‘Shut Up and Dribble’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – LeBron James has yet to play a minute for the Los Angeles Lakers, yet the NBA superstar is already busy in Hollywood. James is behind the three-part documentary series, “Shut Up and Dribble,” announced Monday by...
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Roberto Osuna addresses new Houston Astros teammates in closed-door meeting

Roberto Osuna addresses new Houston Astros teammates in closed-door meeting

Roberto Osuna is getting a second chance with the Houston Astros. They also made it clear they won’t give him another one. The All-Star closer met his new Astros teammates Sunday and addressed the club for 10 minutes in a...
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Melania Trump, Michael Jordan praise LeBron James after Donald Trump insults him

Melania Trump, Michael Jordan praise LeBron James after Donald Trump insults him

First lady Melania Trump stepped away from her husband’s criticism of NBA star LeBron James to compliment his work on behalf of children and even offer to visit his school for at-risk children. Story continues below “It looks like LeBron...
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EA apologizes for censoring Colin Kaepernick’s name out of song in ‘Madden 19’

EA apologizes for censoring Colin Kaepernick’s name out of song in ‘Madden 19’

Video game publishing company EA has apologized for removing Colin Kaepernick’s name from a song included in the soundtrack of Madden 19. The soundtrack for the game, which is in its public beta testing phase, features the YG song “Big...
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‘Of course we are disappointed’: Serena Williams withdraws from Rogers Cup

‘Of course we are disappointed’: Serena Williams withdraws from Rogers Cup

American tennis star Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup in Montreal, citing personal reasons. Tennis Canada made the announcement Saturday morning, saying that Williams will take a short hiatus from the sport. Williams was No. 1 on the...
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