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Real Madrid heads into the new season with more questions than answers

Real Madrid heads into the new season with more questions than answers

Zinedine Zidane‘s second coming at Real Madrid proved the Frenchman is no miracle worker. When he returned to the club for a second spell as coach, he was supposed to provide solutions to a crisis-ridden season. By the time Zidane had been reappointed in March, two other managers — Julen Lopetegui and Santiago Solari —…MORE

Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian injured in bizarre incident with celebrating fan

Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian injured in bizarre incident with celebrating fan

Liverpool is facing a possible goalkeeping crisis this weekend after back-up keeper Adrian was injured in a bizarre incident with an overenthusiastic fan. The Spanish shot-stopper only joined the club two weeks ago but was the hero as Liverpool beat Chelsea on penalties to win the UEFA Super Cup Wednesday. However, as the team celebrated…MORE

‘Neymar’s injury is completely fixed,’ says PSG’s Leonardo

‘Neymar’s injury is completely fixed,’ says PSG’s Leonardo

Paris Saint-Germain’s sporting director Leonardo has quashed rumors surrounding Neymar’s foot injury and the Brazilian’s future at the club. “Neymar’s injury is completely fixed,” Leonardo told French radio station RMC on Thursday. “He is controlled by the world’s leading doctors and surgeons and the fracture to his fifth metatarsal has healed.” Leonardo was speaking after…MORE

Roger Federer suffers his fastest defeat in 16 years at the Cincinnati Masters

Roger Federer suffers his fastest defeat in 16 years at the Cincinnati Masters

Roger Federer has suffered his fastest defeat in 16 years after crashing out of the Cincinnati Masters Thursday. The 20-time grand slam champion was roundly beaten 6-3 6-4 by Russian qualifier Andrey Rublev in just 62 minutes. Federer, who has won this event seven times before, was facing his 21-year-old opponent for the first time…MORE

‘Have a game plan’: Martin Fuchs on the secrets of his success

‘Have a game plan’: Martin Fuchs on the secrets of his success

After watching both his father and uncle represent their country at the Olympic Games, it’s perhaps no wonder that world-class equestrian rider Martin Fuchs started riding so early. He was only five-years-old when he saddled up for the first time and he hasn’t looked back since, winning mixed-team gold for Switzerland at the Youth Olympics…MORE

Nick Kyrgios smashes two rackets and curses at umpire in Cincinnati defeat

Nick Kyrgios smashes two rackets and curses at umpire in Cincinnati defeat

Nick Kyrgios is once again in hot water after walking off the court to smash two rackets and calling an umpire a “f***ing tool.” After winning the opening set in his three-set defeat by Russia’s Karen Khachanov on Wednesday at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati, Kyrgios was hit with a time violation in…MORE

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Heather Locklear ordered to treatment program for attacking first responders at her home

Heather Locklear ordered to treatment program for attacking first responders at her home

Actress Heather Locklear pleaded no contest to multiple charges of battery on law enforcement personnel who responded to domestic disturbance calls at her home last year. The “Melrose Place” star faced eight misdemeanor counts: five counts of battery on a peace officer, one count of battery on emergency personnel and two counts of resisting, obstructing…

‘Mindhunter’ wades back into crowded pool of serial killer TV

‘Mindhunter’ wades back into crowded pool of serial killer TV

Serial killers will be all over TV this weekend, which isn’t particularly unusual these days. Yet the latest mini-wave devoted to the most sordid murderers — including the return of Netflix’s “Mindhunter” — underscores the tension between feeding fascination with the topic and inadvertently glamorizing it. The summer has already produced a robust discussion over…

Hollywood remembers ‘sweet-hearted’ Peter Fonda

Hollywood remembers ‘sweet-hearted’ Peter Fonda

If his friends, family and co-workers are to be believed, actor and director Peter Fonda, best known for his role in 1969’s “Easy Rider,” was easy to adore. Fonda, 79, died Friday of respiratory failure due to lung cancer at his Los Angeles home, his family said in an emailed statement. Fonda died surrounded by…

Peter Fonda, star of ‘Easy Rider,’ dies at age 79

Peter Fonda, star of ‘Easy Rider,’ dies at age 79

Actor and director Peter Fonda, who rose to fame with his role in “Easy Rider,” died Friday, his manager, Alan Somers, told CNN on Friday. He was 79. Fonda died of respiratory failure due to lung cancer at his Los Angeles home, the family said in an emailed statement. He was surrounded by family. “It…