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War of Will wins Preakness Stakes at Pimlico

War of Will, which was impeded by Maximum Security in the controversial Kentucky Derby two weeks ago, bounced back Saturday and finished first at the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The Mark Casse-trained colt, ridden by Tyler Gaffalione, hit the front entering the home stretch and powered clear to win after placing…MORE

Martin Fuchs and Chaplin earn double victory in LGCT Madrid

Martin Fuchs sealed a double victory as the Longines Global Champions Tour for the world’s top showjumpers hit Europe for the first time this season with a dramatic stop in Madrid. The young Swiss rider and his horse Chaplin edged Holland’s Maikel van der Vleuten and Dana Blue by just 0.28 seconds to seal his…MORE

Lyon romps to sixth Women’s Champions League title as Ada Hegerberg nets hat-trick

Lyon proved, if it still needed proving, that it’s a level above the rest of its European competition, winning a fourth straight Women’s Champions League title. The French powerhouse hammered first-time finalist Barcelona 4-1 in Budapest, with inaugural Women’s Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg netting a hat-trick inside the opening half an hour. There were…MORE

Manchester City makes history with victory in FA Cup final

Manchester City became the first men’s team in history to win the English domestic treble, beating Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup final at Wembley. Not since the all-conquering Arsenal Ladies team of 2007 has a team won the FA Cup, League Cup and Premier League title. First half goals from David Silva and Gabriel…MORE

Donald Trump has golf scores hacked on handicap account

President Donald Trump’s golf scores have been hacked by someone apparently hoping to raise his handicap, the United States Golf Association confirmed to CNN Sports. Four less-than-flattering scores of 101, 100, 108, 102 were uploaded to the Golf Handicap and Information Network (GHIN) Friday and have since been removed, as has Trump’s lifetime best round…MORE

Bayern Munich crowned Bundesliga champion as Robben and Ribery bid farewell

Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery got their fairytale farewell in Germany, both scoring as Bayern Munich beat Frankfurt to retain a seventh consecutive Bundesliga title. Robben and Ribery have been at the club for 10 years and 12 years, respectively, winning numerous domestic titles and the Champions League in 2013. Though most Bundesliga campaigns in…MORE

Anthony Joshua on combating racism: ‘Our parents’ generation has been sleeping’

With his unerring professionalism in the ring and philanthropic mission out of it, Anthony Joshua perfectly embodies the modern athlete. Like many other high-profile sportsmen and women, the heavyweight champion hasn’t been afraid to speak out on social issues and is determined to use his lofty platform to instill change. It’s a philosophy that’s been…MORE

Brooks Koepka charges clear as Tiger Woods misses cut at US PGA

Bulletproof, immovable, and playing a different game to the rest, Brooks Koepka is doing a better impression of Tiger Woods than Tiger Woods. The 29-year-old shot a course-record 63 on day one and added a 65 Friday to stretch his lead to seven shots at 12 under to stamp his authority on the 101st US…MORE

Roger Federer and Naomi Osaka withdraw from Italian Open

Naomi Osaka and Roger Federer have pulled out of their quarterfinal singles matches at the Italian Open after succumbing to injury. It comes after both players completed two rounds Thursday following Wednesday’s rain-affected washout in Rome. Federer, who came from behind to defeat Borna Coric of Croatia to reach the quarterfinals in his second match…MORE

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‘Jeopardy!’ champion James Holzhauer wins his 23rd game, continuing his streak

James Holzhauer continued his win streak on “Jeopardy!” Monday by winning his 23rd game. After a two-week hiatus, the reigning champion finished his 23rd win with $89,229. The 34-year-old professional sports gambler from Las Vegas now has a total of $1,780,237. He has the second longest winning streak in the show’s history and the second…

Reese Witherspoon gives an update on ‘Legally Blonde 3’

Fans of Elle Woods can get ready for another explosion of all pink everything at the movies. Reese Witherspoon, who played the character in 2001’s “Legally Blonde” and its 2003 sequel told Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show Monday about plans for a third installment. “We’re meeting about it. I mean, we’re definitely talking about…

Melvin Edmonds, After 7 singer, dead at 65

R&B singer Melvin Edmonds, a member of the group After 7 and brother of superstar Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, has died, his former bandmate told CNN. He was 65. Edmunds died Saturday, according to a statement from After 7 co-founder Keith Mitchell posted on the group’s Facebook page and confirmed by CNN. The cause of death…

Jeffree Star shares his part of Tati Westbrook and James Charles drama

There’s been a new development in the James Charles and Tati Westbrook drama. Another YouTube star and beauty influencer, Jeffree Star, released a video on Sunday, titled “Never Doing This Again.” In it Star said, “I am embarrassed of myself.” “I also owe an apology to my audience for bringing something public and inserting myself…