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Search underway for teenage soccer team trapped in Thai cave

A teenage soccer team and their coach are believed to be trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand, as rescue efforts were underway on Monday. The Thai Navy's Underwater Demolition Assault Unit was searching the tunnels of the Tham Luang cave in an attempt to locate 12 boys between the ages of 13 and [...]

2018-06-25T11:27:33+00:00June 25th, 2018|

Burger King offering Whoppers to women impregnated by World Cup stars

Burger King Russia apologized after offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to women who are impregnated by players at the 2018 World Cup. The fast food restaurant posted an advertisement Tuesday on the Russian social media platform VK, along with a woman holding her pregnant belly. The ad has since been deleted but was preserved [...]

2018-06-22T18:53:12+00:00June 22nd, 2018|

US Open: Phil Mickelson criticized for putting moving ball

- Veteran golfer Phil Mickelson was criticized for putting a moving ball at the 2018 US Open. Mickelson decided on the move on the 13th hole Saturday at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y. He finished the hole with a sextuple-bogey, make a 10 on the par 4. Mickelson began the hole with a [...]

2018-06-18T12:41:56+00:00June 18th, 2018|

U.S. Open: Brooks Koepka wins second straight title

- Brooks Koepka shined on the U.S. Open stage for the second consecutive year, becoming only the seventh golfer ever to win back-to-back titles at the prestigious event after closing with a 2-under-68 Sunday at Shinnecock Hills. Koepka, a year removed from winning the U.S. Open at Erin Hills in 2017, is the fourth golfer [...]

2018-06-18T12:38:38+00:00June 18th, 2018|

U.S. Open: Dean Burmester holes out eagle from 104 yards

- Dean Burmester holed out for eagle from 104 yards away to wrap up his first round at the 2018 U.S. Open. The No. 114 golfer in the world hit a 411-yard drive on the par 4 final hole Thursday at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y. He pulled out a club for his [...]

2018-06-17T13:11:13+00:00June 17th, 2018|

Cristiano Ronaldo accepts two-year jail sentence, $21.8M fine

) -- Cristiano Ronaldo has reached a deal with Spanish tax authorities that includes a prison sentence and $21.8 million in fines in relation to tax evasion charges. El Mundo and the BBC reported that Ronaldo is unlikely to serve any jail time. Spanish law stipulates that a two-year sentence for a first offense can [...]

2018-06-16T12:55:19+00:00June 16th, 2018|

2018 World Cup: Russia blasts Saudi Arabia in opening match

The Russian national football team began its voyage at the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a confident 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia on Thursday in Moscow in the opening match of the much-anticipated football championship. The match at the legendary Luzhniki Stadium in the Russian capital has a seating capacity of 80,000 and today's attendance [...]

2018-06-15T12:15:41+00:00June 15th, 2018|

World Cup referee resigns after receiving bribe on tape

- Kenyan referee Aden Marwa will not work at the World Cup, resigning after he was caught taking a bribe, FIFA officials said. Marwa, 41, was set to be an assistant referee for the 2018 tournament, which begins June 14 in Russia. FIFA told the BBC that Marwa resigned from the post. Marwa's resignation comes [...]

2018-06-14T13:38:03+00:00June 14th, 2018|

U.S., Mexico and Canada chosen to host 2026 World Cup

- The United States, Canada and Mexico were all chosen Wednesday to host the 2026 World Cup, a first for one of the world's best-known sporting tournaments. FIFA voted 134 to 65 to award the tournament to the North American plan, called the United Bid. FIFA chose the three nations over Morocco. Cuba, Slovenia and [...]

2018-06-13T14:05:40+00:00June 13th, 2018|