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‘The Fight of the Century’: A divided US nation 50 years on

‘The Fight of the Century’: A divided US nation 50 years on

By the time the first bell rang and Joe Frazier came bobbing towards him, Muhammad Ali was already four years into a fight that helped define him as one of the 20th century’s most influential figures. Under the lights at Madison Square Garden on March 8, 1971, Ali was once again fighting for the world…MORE

Manchester United brings Manchester City’s 21-match winning streak to an end

Manchester United brings Manchester City’s 21-match winning streak to an end

Manchester United ended Manchester City‘s 21-game winning streak with a brilliantly executed 2-0 victory at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. A Bruno Fernandes goal and a rare strike from defender Luke Shaw were enough to hand Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side a confidence boosting win in the derby. Coming into the Premier League match, City hadn’t…MORE

Philadelphia stars sidelined from NBA All-Star Game due to Covid-19 protocols

Philadelphia stars sidelined from NBA All-Star Game due to Covid-19 protocols

Philadelphia 76ers stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons were pulled from the NBA All-Star Game Sunday due to the league’s Covid-19 protocols. “Prior to traveling to Atlanta, Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons had contact with an individual who is confirmed today to have tested positive for the coronavirus,” the NBA said in a statement…MORE

NBA cracks down on Atlanta promoters planning All-Star Game events

NBA cracks down on Atlanta promoters planning All-Star Game events

The NBA sent roughly 200 cease-and-desist letters to Atlanta-area promoters who were using the league’s trademarks without permission, a source with knowledge of the situation told CNN. Promoters were using the NBA’s All-Star Game logo and event name to advertise independent events happening in the city this weekend, Marc Stein from The New York Times…MORE

NBA’s best players gather for All-Star Game like no other

NBA’s best players gather for All-Star Game like no other

It is typically a time where the great and good of the NBA showcase their unique skills to an assembled crowd of fans and A-list celebrities. But in 2021, like many other things in life, the NBA All-Star Game will be a little different. Only a very limited number of invited guests will be allowed…MORE

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