Sports 2021-12-22T17:51:59Z
Annika Schleu of Team Germany looks dejected following her run in the Riding Show Jumping of the Women's Modern Pentathlon.

Modern pentathlon tore itself apart and alienated its biggest stars to try to stay in the Olympics. It's probably getting kicked out anyway.

The Tokyo horse punching saga triggered chaos in modern pentathlon, and the turmoil isn't going away any time soon.
Sports 2021-12-22T17:26:21Z
Stephen Curry and Iman Shumpert speak face to face as a group of players surrounds them.

Iman Shumpert explains why he hated the Warriors during Finals battles but loves them now

Iman Shumpert used to hate the Warriors, but he grew to love and respect the toughness of players like Draymond Green and Klay Thompson.
Sports 2021-12-22T16:45:43Z
NWSL players Sydny Nasello (left) and Jaelene Daniels (right).

The NWSL's reputation as an LGBTQ+ friendly league is in question after 2 controversial player signings

Sydny Nasello and Jaelene Daniels — players with public histories of homophobic and anti-trans sentiment — joined NWSL rosters ahead of next season.
Sports 2021-12-22T16:22:28Z

Athletes paying for drinks after accidentally spilling a fan's beer is fast becoming the hot new trend in sports

Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin made sure to take care of a fan after accidentally spilling their beer during pregame warm-ups.
Sports 2021-12-22T15:58:52Z

Iman Shumpert says LeBron James 'ruined' the NBA with his Heat move because it made fans view the game differently

When LeBron James joined the Heat in 2010, it ended the notion of loyalty in the NBA and made fans care more about transactions, Iman Shumpert said.
Health 2021-12-22T15:42:24Z

NBA star Kevin Love rode a bike up a 8,250-foot mountain, and says it's the hardest workout he's ever done

NBA star Kevin Love has done a lot of difficult workouts in his career, but none harder than biking up the Sundance Mountain in Utah, he told Insider.
Sports 2021-12-22T15:24:51Z

A soccer player in Spain got kicked out of a game when he hurled the ball straight at a Barcelona player's face from just feet away

Sevilla defender Jules Kounde threw the ball straight at Jordi Alba's face after the Barcelona player barged him in the back.
Sports 2021-12-22T12:45:56Z

A gold-medal Olympic figure skater was attacked and hospitalized when he tried to defend his girlfriend at a Moscow karaoke bar

Dmitri Soloviev was reported to have been pushed into a door and then kicked as he lay on the floor at the bar in Russia's capital.
Sports 2021-12-22T11:35:24Z

The F1 driver whose crash inadvertently triggered world title pandemonium says he has been sent death threats and 'extreme' abuse

Latifi's crash a few laps from the end of the final race of the 2021 F1 season flipped the world title battle on its head.
Sports 2021-12-21T22:22:10Z

The top 12 waiver-wire pickups for Week 16 of fantasy football

Duke Johnson is the most important fantasy pickup of the week, but there are some other talented players that could lift your team to a title.
Sports 2021-12-21T18:03:33Z

A world champion boxer fought for 6 rounds with a nasty gash pouring blood on himself and his opponent, then scored a crunching knockout

Russia's Artur Beterbiev and America's Marcus Browne clashed heads in the fourth round of their fight on Friday night.
Sports 2021-12-21T17:51:16Z

5 years after becoming league-altering villains, the Golden State Warriors are the toast of the NBA again

The Warriors have come roaring back this season, and NBA fans are loving the joyous resurgence from Stephen Curry and company.
Sports 2021-12-21T17:29:23Z

Ravens coach John Harbaugh showed his controversial decision to go for 2 was about more than simple math

John Harbaugh and the Baltimore Ravens bet on themselves and lost, but their decision came down to more than analytics.
Sports 2021-12-21T16:25:58Z

I took a trip to Cristiano Ronaldo's home, Madeira, and found an island where he is worshipped like a god by adoring locals and fans alike

Within moments of landing on the Portuguese island an excited local asked if I was a fan of Ronaldo and his club Manchester United.
Health 2021-12-21T14:45:50Z

NBA star Kevin Love says he eats an anti-inflammatory diet filled with fatty fish

Kevin Love, a five-time NBA All-Star, said his preference for fatty fish, especially salmon, had helped keep him playing into his 30s.
Sports 2021-12-21T13:16:39Z

Diego Maradona's family is trying to raise $1.5 million by selling off his possessions. So far they've only made $26,000.

At an auction on Sunday, a seaside apartment, a house in Buenos Aires, and two BMWs all went unsold.

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Sports 2021-12-21T12:21:29Z

A New Jersey man faces up to 92 years in prison after being charged with fraudulently buying and selling Super Bowl rings engraved with Tom Brady's name

Scott Spina, 24, has been charged with mail fraud, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft, and is expected to plead guilty.
Sports 2021-12-20T20:39:50Z

Tom Brady had a miserable Sunday that included yelling at a Saints coach, breaking a tablet, and getting shut out

Tom Brady hadn't been shut out since 2006, and was clearly not having a good time as the Buccaneers struggled to score.
Sports 2021-12-20T17:18:08Z

A 6-minute video shows Peng Shuai awkwardly answering questions, saying she is 'free,' and that she never accused anyone of sexual assault

Peng vanished from the public eye in early November after accusing Zhang Gaoli, China's former vice-premier, of forcing her to have sex with him.
Sports 2021-12-20T15:46:04Z

Tom Brady has a reputation for chucking things when he's angry, and a tablet just became his latest victim

Over the years Brady has been known to throw board games, video game controllers, and golf clubs when he's mad about losing.
Sports 2021-12-20T15:03:32Z

A boxer got hit with 236 punches and was bludgeoned so badly she was barely recognizable in a brutal defeat to a 7-weight world champion

Miriam Gutiérrez was beaten comprehensively by Amanda Serrano on the undercard of Jake Paul's fight on Saturday.
Sports 2021-12-20T12:44:10Z

Jake Paul claimed nobody in boxing history has ever achieved what he has after he won his 5th professional fight

The 24-year-old defeated Tyron Woodley for a second time on Sunday to take his professional record to five wins against zero losses.
Sports 2021-12-20T11:35:23Z

Emma Raducanu had to present herself with the most prestigious prize in British sport because she's stuck inside with COVID

Emma Raducanu won BBC Sports Personality of the Year Sunday, then gave herself the award in the most 2021 presentation imaginable.
Health 2021-12-18T12:01:00Z

An elite runner pooped down her leg 7 miles into a marathon but kept going until the end — maintaining a personal-record pace almost the whole way

Some thought the mess on her legs was mud or blood. The aftermath involved walking to the hotel pants-less, shoe-less, and wrapped in foil blankets.
Sports 2021-12-17T22:05:18Z

Raiders linebacker rips NFL and union for postponing game against the COVID-plagued Browns

Raiders linebacker KJ Wright was not at all pleased that his team's game pushed back due to a COVID-19 outbreak in the Cleveland locker room.
Sports 2021-12-17T20:48:18Z

Julie Ertz is ready to 'embrace new challenges' and a new team after trade to NWSL expansion club Angel City

The US Women's National Team star told Insider that it's "a huge honor" that Angel City FC believes she'd "be helpful and an impact on their team."
Health 2021-12-17T20:47:51Z

Shaquille O'Neal says his low-carb, high-protein diet is helping him lose weight and build an 8-pack as he approaches 50

Shaquille O'Neal revealed what he eats in a day, and it includes a blueberry smoothie similar to Tom Brady's.
Health 2021-12-17T19:59:21Z

Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas' sudden death at age 33 highlights how many Black men have seizure disorders

Experts told Insider fixing the disparities Black people experience with epilepsy requires increased awareness and quality healthcare.
Sports 2021-12-17T19:48:27Z

NFL postpones game as COVID-19 outbreak continues to grow and it looks like more will follow

The NFL saw a significant uptick in players testing positive for COVID-19 this week, and has altered its schedule in response.
Sports 2021-12-17T18:16:36Z

COVID is running rampant through the NFL, and teams are scrambling to find available players

Teams like the Browns, Rams, and Washington have been hit especially hard by COVID-19 and have over 20 players on their reserve lists.
Sports 2021-12-17T17:55:46Z

A complete timeline of Urban Meyer's disastrous reign as an NFL head coach

Urban Meyer's 11 months with the Jaguars were an unmitigated disaster, leaving him as possibly the worst head coach in NFL history.
Sports 2021-12-17T17:09:20Z

A rare ticket stub frm Michael Jordan's debut NBA game fetched more than $260,000 at auction

Jordan made his debut for the Chicago Bulls in a 109-93 win over the Washington Bullets at the Chicago Stadium on October 26, 1984.
Sports 2021-12-17T16:38:01Z

The top 7 NBA MVP candidates so far this season, ranked

Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, and Giannis Antetokounmpo are all in a race for NBA MVP, with the three stars turning in dominant seasons statistically.
Sports 2021-12-17T12:39:17Z

Lewis Hamilton will have the 'drive' to return to F1 next year, his biggest rival says, as rumors swirl about the Brit retiring

Rumors have circulated since Mercedes boss Toto Wolff suggested Hamilton may retire after the Abu Dhabi GP.
Sports 2021-12-17T11:30:57Z

Max Verstappen's last ditch F1 title win was almost derailed when he got a 'massive cramp' in his leg on the final lap

"On TV you don't see those kind of things but it was very painful," Verstappen said of his last lap muscle spasm.
Sports 2021-12-17T00:39:20Z

Women's soccer stars are calling for NWSL free agency as league expansion threatens to disperse players across the country

NWSL superstars Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger as well as Angel City FC co-owner Julie Foudy spoke with Insider about the need for NWSL free agency.
Sports 2021-12-16T22:59:37Z

NFL Week 15 is here and we picked the winner of every game

This week, we're backing the Buccaneers, Packers, and Cowboys to come up big and cover the number.
Asia 2021-12-16T21:44:09Z

Inside the wildly competitive world of recreational badminton in Singapore, where players jockey for courts and space is snapped up in minutes

Welcome to Singapore, where badminton is no mere evening activity — it's a lifestyle, and a highly competitive one at that.
Parenting 2021-12-16T20:10:42Z

Olympian Allyson Felix recalls the scariest day of her life. It was the day she gave birth.

In a podcast, the Olympian talked about her emergency C-section due to severe preeclampsia and how the days before she became a mom were the scariest.
Health 2021-12-16T19:05:01Z

NFL quarterback Dak Prescott invested in an AI-driven workout machine that he said helped him come back from a season-ending injury

Dak Prescott, the highest-paid player in the NFL, is one of 8 players to invest in the new machine. He says it fixed his squat form during his rehab.
Health 2021-12-16T18:04:28Z

NFL wide receiver Devonta Smith says he has a syrup-soaked fried chicken McDonald's sandwich with orange juice and hash browns before every game

Wide receiver DeVonta Smith swears by his pre-game Chicken McGriddle Sandwich. Nutritionists told Insider it's not as unhealthy as it sounds.
Sports 2021-12-16T17:44:06Z

Lewis Hamilton's F1 career may be over after he had his 8th world title ripped away in dramatic fashion, his boss says

"I just have to do the utmost that I can to help him overcome this, in order for him to return strong and with a love of the sport," Toto Wolff said.
Sports 2021-12-16T16:51:03Z

An undrafted rookie who scrapped his way onto the Lakers played the hero with a huge game-winning 3

Austin Reaves has become an unlikely contributor for the Lakers after going undrafted, then competing hard to earn his place on the team.
Sports 2021-12-16T16:42:44Z

The Chicago Blackhawks settled their lawsuit with Kyle Beach just months after dismissing his sexual abuse claims against a coach

The NHL had previously fined the Blackhawks $2 million for their "insufficient and untimely response" to Kyle Beach's claims that a coach raped him.
Sports 2021-12-16T15:19:30Z

A Pelicans player hit a 61-foot game-winner in what some are calling one of the craziest NBA finishes ever

Devonta Graham signed a $47 million contract with the Pelicans last offseason and earned every penny with a miraculous game-winner.
Health 2021-12-16T14:54:09Z

NFL Hall-of-Famer Jerry Rice says hill running is the most effective workout to build stamina, speed, and leg muscles

Jerry Rice was known as one of the NFL's biggest workout warriors of the 80s and 90s, and played well into his 40s.
Sports 2021-12-16T14:25:48Z

Lewis Hamilton's team said the dramatic, contentious F1 season finale made it 'lose faith in racing' as it dropped its appeal to overturn the result

"It's part of the game to lose a race, but it's something different when you lose faith in racing," the Mercedes team said in a statement.
Sports 2021-12-16T14:05:26Z

Pro women's soccer players are so underpaid, the NWSL players association created a fund to help them 'afford basic living expenses'

The Support the Players National Emergency Trust (NET) will also help players access mental health services after the tumultuous 2021 NWSL season.
Sports 2021-12-16T11:55:45Z

F1 world champion Max Verstappen said there was genuine 'hate' between him and Lewis Hamilton at times in their epic title fight

"Sometimes we did hate each other, but that's fine. That's the competitive spirit of both of us," Verstappen told the BBC.
Sports 2021-12-16T11:35:31Z

Conor McGregor will return to the Octagon for a UFC fight in the summer, according to his long-time coach

Conor McGregor will be competing again midway through 2022 as he's doing conditioning work but not yet MMA training, John Kavanagh said.
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