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Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settle grievances with NFL

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settle grievances with NFL

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid — who drew controversy for kneeling during the National Anthem when the two were San Francisco 49ers teammates — have settled their collusion grievance cases against the NFL. Both alleged that teams were keeping them from playing. The league and the players’ attorneys, Mark Geragos and Ben Meiselas, released a…MORE

Marcel Hirscher bags silver as Henrik Kristoffersen wins world title

Marcel Hirscher bags silver as Henrik Kristoffersen wins world title

He’s trailed in the wake of Marcel Hirscher for most of his career, but Henrik Kristoffersen got the better of his great rival with victory in the giant slalom at the World Championships in Sweden. The Norwegian stormed to gold by 0.20 seconds from Austria’s defending champion Hirscher after a second run under the floodlights…MORE

Alliance of American Football had talks with Colin Kaepernick, Tim Tebow

Alliance of American Football had talks with Colin Kaepernick, Tim Tebow

An upstart US professional football league reportedly had talks with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, but it appears that former 49ers quarterback wanted more money than the league was willing to pay. Kaepernick, who drew controversy for kneeling during the National Anthem before games, hasn’t played in the NFL since the 2016 season. In October…MORE

Mikaela Shiffrin pipped to gold as Petra Vlhova wins giant slalom title

Mikaela Shiffrin pipped to gold as Petra Vlhova wins giant slalom title

She’s beaten her nearest rival for most of the season, but US skiing star Mikaela Shiffrin came up short behind Petra Vlhova in the giant slalom at the World Championships in Sweden. Shiffrin, the Olympic giant slalom champion, won world super-G gold in Are last week, but was 0.38 seconds adrift of the Slovakian and…MORE

Shannon Gabriel apologizes for ‘do you like boys’ comment

Shannon Gabriel apologizes for ‘do you like boys’ comment

West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel has apologized for asking England captain Joe Root if he liked boys during his team’s Test defeat to England in St Lucia. Gabriel’s comments were not picked up on the game’s live coverage, but footage shared on social media showed England captain Joe Root appearing to respond to the…MORE

Shannon Gabriel given four-match ban for alleged homophobic comment

Shannon Gabriel given four-match ban for alleged homophobic comment

West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel has been banned for four one-day international matches after making an alleged homophobic comment during his team’s Test match defeat by England. Television footage shared on social media showed England captain Joe Root appearing to respond to a comment from Gabriel by saying: “Don’t use it as an insult.…MORE

Lindsey Vonn: Boyfriend P.K. Subban arranges G.O.A.T. tribute

Lindsey Vonn: Boyfriend P.K. Subban arranges G.O.A.T. tribute

The last eight days have proven typically eventful in the life and times of Lindsey Vonn. What began with a crash and was followed up with an unlikely bronze medal, has concluded with a bunch of balloons and a cake iced in the shape of a goat. The curious — if touching — sentiment was…MORE

Marcel Hirscher: The greatest ski racer of all time?

Marcel Hirscher: The greatest ski racer of all time?

How do you judge greatness in sport? Can you even compare athletes from different eras? Two classic bar room topics with no finite answers. In skiing, all the talk this season has been about Lindsey Vonn’s quest to pass Ingemar Stenmark as the most successful racer of all time. Given Vonn’s early retirement through injury,…MORE

Mikaela Shiffrin: Lead singer or backing vocals? High heels or sneakers?

Mikaela Shiffrin: Lead singer or backing vocals? High heels or sneakers?

Quiet night in or big night out? Heels or sneakers? Olympic gold or an overall World Cup title? US skiing superstar Mikaela Shiffrin might be fearless on the slopes, but was she brave enough to take the CNN Alpine Edge quickfire challenge? The good news is the 23-year-old took on the task with the same…MORE