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Sports Jaylen Brown says he doesn’t endorse Barclays protesters, mistook them for a fraternity

Celtics A group of Black men wearing purple and gold shirts lined up outside of Barclays Center. Jaylen Brown thought it was Omega Psi Phi. Jaylen Brown ended up leaving Donda Sports after...

Sports 3 Bruins to watch during their tough upcoming stretch

Bruins Players to keep an eye on ahead of Boston's upcoming three-week gauntlet. Charlie McAvoy's return gives the Bruins a tremendous tandem on the blue line. After a Saturday night ...

Sports World Cup teams abandon "OneLove" armband

The captains of England, Wales, Belgium, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands will not wear the 'OneLove' anti-discrimination armband in their World Cup opening games after confirmation that their...

Sports Pele's prediction: Is it finally Africa's turn to win the World Cup?

Pele's infamous African World Cup prediction has long passed its due date, but it's still trotted out ahead of every FIFA World Cup as the continent still awaits its maiden global title. "An...

Sports Stage is set for Kylian Mbappe to lead France after Benzema's injury

DOHA, Qatar -- Karim Benzema left the Al Messila hotel, the luxurious residence where the France team are staying, before 7 a.m. on Sunday morning. He took the 8.08 a.m. Qatar Airways QR149 flight...

Sports Ronaldo defends interview: 'I talk when I want'

Cristiano Ronaldo has defended the timing of his bombshell interview with Piers Morgan and told journalists to stop asking his Portugal teammates about him. Speaking publicly for the first time...

Sports LIVE Transfer Talk: Cristiano Ronaldo could help Real Madrid weather Karim Benzema injury

The summer transfer window is closed for the major leagues in Europe. However, with an eye on January, there's plenty of gossip swirling about who's moving where. Transfer Talk brings you all the...

Sports World Cup fan experience in Qatar: Overcrowded fan zone vs. hotel bar with pricey booze?

Fans in Qatar who wanted to experience Sunday's opener in the way many traditionally celebrate World Cups -- with alcohol in groups with other fans -- had two choices in the conservative, Muslim...

Sports USA kick off vs. Wales, Qatar lose the opening game and their fans leave early: World Cup daily

The World Cup kicked off in Qatar, after years of waiting, and ESPN has you covered for the world's biggest sporting event. We've seen the opening ceremony, the pre-game speeches and the...

Sports Southgate reacts to Tuchel, Poch England links

Gareth Southgate said Mauricio Pochettino and Thomas Tuchel are eyeing up the England job because he has "made the impossible look possible." Former Tottenham Hotspur and Paris Saint-Germain...

Sports Ecuador fans 'want beer'; Qatar's exit loss early

Fans of victorious Ecuador were heard chanting "we want beer" during their World Cup-opening win over Qatar, while the host nation's supporters left en masse before the end of the game on Sunday....

Sports Sandro: Brazil team have 'no idea' on starting XI

World Cup favourites Brazil held their first training session on Sunday but their players still do not know who will be starting their Group G opener against Serbia on Thursday. The five-time...

Sports Iran's Hajsafi: Conditions at home 'are not right'

Defender Ehsan Hajsafi became on Sunday the first member of Iran's national team to speak out from the World Cup in Doha in apparent support of anti-government protests at home, saying players...

Sports USMNT's Tim Weah talks World Cup hopes, England clash and his soccer roots

For the U.S. men's national team, the past World Cup cycle in 2018 was disastrous and disappointing. After failing to qualify (their first absence in more than three decades), they finally return...

Sports Billions of dollars bought Qatar a World Cup, but not loyal fans in opener vs. Ecuador

DOHA, Qatar -- By the time referee Daniele Orsato blew the final whistle Sunday for Qatar's 2-0 loss in the 2022 World Cup opener, the whole visual palette of the Al-Bayt Stadium had changed....

Sports Al Bidda WC fan zone overwhelmed for opener

Supporters were turned away from the FIFA Fan Festival in Al Bidda amid chaotic scenes due to overcrowding for the World Cup opener between hosts Qatar and Ecuador on Sunday. Security shut down...

Sports World Cup VAR Review: Why Ecuador's goal against Qatar was disallowed for offside

We're analysing every VAR decision made throughout all 64 games at the 2022 World Cup  After each game we take a look at the major incidents to examine and explain the process both in terms of...

Sports Qatar vs. Ecuador makes clear this is a World Cup like no other

AL KHOR, Qatar -- There was the tainted bid vote. The convoluted date shift. The endless (and tragic) construction. The allegations of alarming human rights abuses. The fear from LGBTQ fans. The...

Sports Red, White & 'Do: McKennie gets patriotic dye job

DOHA, Qatar -- Weston McKennie got into the patriotic spirit, dying his hair red, white and blue ahead of the United States' World Cup opener against Wales. The 24-year-old midfielder from Fort...

Sports NBA skills trainer who worked with Al Horford, Joe Mazzulla, arrested on rape and drugging charges

Local Robert McClanaghan was arrested Friday in Rhode Island. A notable basketball skills trainer who has worked with multiple well known NBA stars, including Al Horford of the Celtics and...