More black NFL retirees win dementias in salvaged tests

Philadelphia (AFP) – Two years after two former players sued the NFL over the treatment of black retirees. In a billion-dollar concussion settlement, hundreds of men whose medical tests were salvaged to eliminate racial prejudice are now eligible for awards. The newly approved payments, announced in a report on Friday, are a victory for the … Read more

Russell’s retirement number 6 across the NBA, the first in the league

Bill Russell’s No. 6 jersey has been retired across the NBA, the first in the league. The number worn by the 11-time champion, civil rights activist and person good enough to be honored in the Basketball Hall of Fame as a player and coach was permanently retired by all, the National Basketball Association and the … Read more

Go the Distance: The Cubs and Reds play at ‘Field of Dreams’ in Iowa

Dyersville, Iowa (AP) – David Bell’s grandfather, father, and brother played in the major leagues. Bell spent 12 years in the majors himself and worked as a coach and front office CEO before taking over as manager of the Cincinnati Reds. So yeah, ‘Field of DreamsA movie about family and baseball, it hits a little … Read more

Serena Williams says ‘the countdown has begun’ to retirement

Saying “the countdown has begun”, 23 times in a Grand Slam Serena Williams Champion She announced Tuesday that she is ready to step away from tennis so she can shift her focus to having another child and her business interests, heralding the end of her career. that transcends sports. In an article published on Tuesday … Read more

Federal judge rejects LIV golfers offer for PGA Tour Posteason

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA (AP) – A federal judge in California ruled on Tuesday that three golfers who joined Saudi-backed LIV Golf would not be able to compete on the PGA Tour in the post-season. US District Judge Beth Labson Freeman made her decision in San Jose after attorneys for both sides spoke for about an … Read more

WNBA’s Griner’s wife told The Associated Press that the scheduled call never happened

Sheryl Greiner said Monday that WNBA star Britney Greiner tried to call her wife nearly a dozen times through the US Embassy in Russia on the couple’s fourth anniversary on Saturday, but they never called because the embassy’s phone line was not staffed. . The couple have not spoken on the phone in the four … Read more

The ‘stray cats’ video game brings some benefits to real cats

NEW YORK (Associated Press) — Not only does the virtual cat hero from the new video game “Stray” wind along rusty pipes, jump over unknown sludge and decipher clues in a seemingly deserted city. The bold orange tab helps cats in the real world, too. Thanks to online fundraising platforms, players play Stray while broadcasting … Read more

WNBA’s Griner Gets Support In Trial From Character Witnesses

KIMKI, Russia (Associated Press) – Britney Grenier’s drug possession trial resumed Thursday with the off-season president of the Russian club she plays with and a female colleague from that squad testified in support of her character and what the WNBA women’s basketball star means to the country. Greiner, who pleaded guilty last week, did not … Read more

The ‘stray cats’ video game brings some benefits to real cats

NEW YORK (Associated Press) — Not only does the virtual cat hero from the new video game “Stray” wind along rusty pipes, jump over unknown sludge and decipher clues in a seemingly deserted city. The bold orange tab helps cats in the real world, too. Thanks to online fundraising platforms, players play Stray while broadcasting … Read more

Explainer: Why do WNBA players go abroad to play in the off-season

Russia has been a popular destination for WNBA players like Brittney Griner over the past two decades because of the money they can make playing there in the winter. With top players earning more than $1 million — nearly four times what they could make as a base salary in the WNBA — Griner, Breanna … Read more