‘My heart is torn’: As war rages on at home, these young disabled Ukrainian swimmers are stranded in Turkey

The camp of seven budding athletes arrived with their three coaches in the town of Silivri, just outside of Istanbul, to take part in a two-week training program. While one young swimmer has traveled to Poland with his mother, they have been in Turkey for two months now, and many of their family members are … Read more

Woman drops paternity lawsuit against Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones

In her suit, Alexandra Davis claimed Jones paid her and her mother to keep his paternity confidential. Jones has not commented on the claim of paternity, but had argued in court that Davis did not have standing to sue. The motion filed by Davis’ attorneys did not list a reason for withdrawing the lawsuit, which … Read more

Joel Embiid stuns crowd with ‘best shot’ of his career

The MVP candidate received an inbound pass from Danny Green before hitting a tough turnaround triple over Fred VanVleet to stun the crowd inside the Scotiabank Arena into silence. In his post-match press conference, Embiid called it “the best” shot of his career. It’s the 144th time that a team has taken a 3-0 lead … Read more

Watching ‘Free Solo’ star climb without ropes

Honnold is the star of a new two-part virtual reality (VR) series which follows him as he demonstrates his skills on unforgiving mountains in the Dolomites, Italy, and in his familiar stomping ground of the US. Audiences, who require a Meta headset to watch the series, get to see Honnold shimmy up rock faces using … Read more

Anthony Edwards inspires Timberwolves to shock Game 1 playoff win over Grizzlies

The 20-year-old scored a game-high 36 points to stun the Western Conference’s number two seed in their own backyard at the FedExForum, dazzling in a statement win for a T-Wolves team that only reached the playoffs via the play-ins. Adding two rebounds and six assists, Edwards became the third youngest player in NBA history — … Read more

Cedric McMillan, star bodybuilder, dead at 44

“We regret to inform you that our friend and brother @cedricmcmillan passed away today. Cedric will be greatly missed as an athlete, comrade, friend, and father,” Black Skull USA, a supplements company, wrote in a post on Instagram. The company didn’t provide further details around McMillan’s death. “Our prayers are with all his family and … Read more

Questionable trades, injuries and a falling star: What went wrong with the Los Angeles Lakers

The team — one so accustomed to success — endured a rough 2021/22, failing to reach the playoffs after a run of eight consecutive defeats at the end of the season knocked them out of contention. From questionable offseason moves to injuries and failing stars, there have been a litany of reasons for the team’s … Read more

The art of remembrance — on a surfboard

Since the death of his father, Tony Mendioroz dreamed of reuniting him with the place that he loved the most — the ocean. Randy Mendioroz’s life revolved around water. He was a specialist in building water parks, wave machines and swimming pools. The Mendioroz family were also regulars at the coast, growing up five minutes … Read more

WNBA commissioner voices support for Brittney Griner

“I did want to start by saying we continue to be working diligently on bringing Brittney Griner home. This is an unimaginable situation for BG to be in,” Engelbert said Monday in her opening remarks to reporters. Griner, who plays for Russian powerhouse UMMC Ekaterinburg during the WNBA offseason, was arrested by Russian authorities in … Read more