Category Archives: CNN – Sports

FIFA urges Italy’s Serie A to ‘condemn racists’

FIFA urges Italy’s Serie A to ‘condemn racists’

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has asked Italian football authorities to take a tougher stance on racism following yet another incident of racial abuse in Serie A. Sunday’s 2-2 draw between Atalanta and Fiorentina was temporarily suspended after Fiorentina defender Dalbert Henrique was subjected to racist abuse by Atalanta fans. After about 30 minutes, the Brazilian…MORE

Liverpool extends 100% domestic record with victory against Chelsea

Liverpool extends 100% domestic record with victory against Chelsea

Liverpool extended its 100% domestic record this season with a tough 2-1 victory against Frank Lampard’s Chelsea. First-half goals from Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino were enough to clinch all three points in an entertaining match at Stamford Bridge, with N’Golo Kante scoring the host’s only goal of the game. It was the first time…MORE

Manchester City hits Watford for eight in English Premier League

Manchester City hits Watford for eight in English Premier League

Questions were asked about Manchester City’s English Premier League title defense after defeat by Norwich City. A 8-0 win over Watford on Saturday provided a comprehensive answer that Pep Guardiola’s team is determined to keep league leaders Liverpool in their sights. Five goals came in the opening 20 minutes as Watford suffered another embarrassing defeat…MORE

All Blacks storm to win over South Africa in World Cup

All Blacks storm to win over South Africa in World Cup

New Zealand opened the defense of its World Cup title with a thrilling 23-13 win over South Africa that provided plenty of evidence as to why the All Blacks are the choice of many pundits to win Japan 2019. South Africa had the better of the opening exchanges and led 3-0 through a Handre Pollard…MORE

Antonio Brown released by the Patriots as NFL continues look into accusations

Antonio Brown released by the Patriots as NFL continues look into accusations

The New England Patriots are finished with wide receiver Antonio Brown. “The New England Patriots are releasing Antonio Brown,” a Patriots team spokesperson said in a statement on Friday afternoon. “We appreciate the hard work of many people over the past 11 days, but we feel that it is best to move in a different…MORE

Liverpool looks to extend 100% domestic record after European defeat

Liverpool looks to extend 100% domestic record after European defeat

Liverpool will be looking to maintain its 100% domestic record this season as it travels to Chelsea in the English Premier League (EPL) Sunday. With five league wins out of five, the Reds are already five points clear at the top of the table, with title rivals Manchester City experiencing a relatively sticky patch of…MORE

Rugby World Cup: Japan defeats Russia as Kotaro Matsushima shines on opening night

Rugby World Cup: Japan defeats Russia as Kotaro Matsushima shines on opening night

Japan overcame a nightmare start to its own Rugby World Cup to clinch a 30-10 victory over Russia in the tournament’s opening game Friday. Inspired by the wonderfully fleet-footed Kotaro Matsushima, the first Japanese man to score a hat-trick at the Rugby World Cup, the host nation recovered from conceding a fourth-minute try to overcome…MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

‘Hot Priest’ and other reasons to watch Emmy winner ‘Fleabag’

‘Hot Priest’ and other reasons to watch Emmy winner ‘Fleabag’

Amazon’s dark dramedy “Fleabag” won the Emmy Award for best comedy series on Sunday night. And, if Twitter and series star and creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge are to be believed, this is in part because of her character’s Season 2 love interest. “If it wasn’t for Andrew Scott,” Waller-Bridge joked while accepting the comedy series Emmy…

Michelle Williams calls for gender pay parity in Emmy acceptance speech

Michelle Williams calls for gender pay parity in Emmy acceptance speech

Michelle Williams used her time on the Emmy stage to put out an impassioned call for gender pay parity and equality in the workplace. Below is the speech delivered by Williams, who won the award for best lead actress in a limited series for her role in FX’s “Fosse/Vernon.” “Thank you so much to the…

Billy Porter makes history with Emmy win

Billy Porter makes history with Emmy win

“The category is love, y’all,” actor Billy Porter said while accepting his Emmy award for lead actor in a drama series. Porter, who was honored for his work in FX’s ground-breaking period drama “Pose,” made history Sunday night by becoming the first openly gay black man to win in this category, according to the Television…