Mystery of Cristiano Ronaldo’s World Cup ‘goal’ has been solved

Cristiano Ronaldo threw his hands in the air in belief that he scored a pivotal, and historic, goal for Portugal. His restraint to unleash his iconic “Siu” celebration, however, suggests he harbored some doubt about who was responsible. In the 54th minute of Portugal’s 2-0 World Cup win over Uruguay on Monday, the 37-year-old megastar … Read more

Belgium World Cup stars Kevin De Bruyne, Jan Vertonghen get heated

Belgium’s “Golden Generation” has devolved into the “Fighting Generation.” Following the team’s shocking 2-0 World Cup loss to Morocco on Sunday, veteran stars Kevin De Bruyne, Jan Vertonghen and Eden Hazard clashed in a heated locker room altercation, according to RTL Sport. The incident became physical and teammate Romelu Lukaku had to separate them, according … Read more

Who should the Mets target this offseason?

Baseball’s offseason is here, which means rumors are flying. Few teams have more questions — and perhaps opportunities (thanks, Steve Cohen) — than the Mets, who need firepower at the plate and on the mound. Will Jacob deGrom return to the rotation? Could he be replaced or even joined by Justin Verlander? If Brandon Nimmo … Read more

Lakers collapse against Pacers was perfect in every way

The Lakers’ sad start to the season hit its most crushing moment against a fitting team. Los Angeles blew a 17-point fourth quarter lead against the Pacers on Monday night, the game ending on rookie Andrew Nembhard’s 3-pointer at the buzzer after a scramble off of a missed shot. “Everything has to go wrong for … Read more

Patrick Mahomes, wife Brittany Matthews welcome second child

Family of four. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and his wife, Brittany Matthews, welcomed their second child on Monday, a baby boy named Patrick “Bronze” Lavon Mahomes III. The couple announced the news in a joint Instagram post, writing, “7lbs 8oz 🤍,” with a photo of the infant lying on a Mahomes-printed blanket. Although the baby’s … Read more

Mike White’s production Jets Jets fantasy football ripple effect

What can you get for 17 quarters? Maybe a gallon of gas? A coffee or a donut, but not both? Seventeen individual gumballs? You know what you can’t get? Almost anything else, including an accurate assessment of the long-term reliability of Jets quarterback Mike White. Gang Green benched struggling “franchise” QB Zach Wilson this past … Read more

All the reasons why USA-Iran is must-see TV

We all have our personal collections of “I remember where I was when…” sports moments, the results of that peculiar alchemy of memory and emotion and the sights and sounds of a familiar or unfamiliar place. I remember where I was … when Pete Sampras barfed on the baseline and then survived Alex Corretja at … Read more

Fantasy football Week 13 waiver wire advice: Try these running backs

Quick hitters and waiver wire advice for a handful of notable players after Week 12 of the fantasy football season: Looking good  JaMychal Hasty RB, Jaguars  A foot injury that forced out Travis Etienne on Sunday isn’t thought to be serious. But if he could have re-entered a close game Sunday and didn’t, why would we believe … Read more