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Nick Kyrgios won’t compete at the US Open amid coronavirus concerns

Nick Kyrgios won’t compete at the US Open amid coronavirus concerns

Tennis star Nick Kyrgios has announced that he will not play at the upcoming US Open due to the coronavirus pandemic. World No. 40 Kyrgios has been an outspoken critic of exhibition tournaments staged amid the pandemic, most notably the Adria Tour organized by Novak Djokovic. In pulling out of the US Open, which is…MORE

Emirati woman smashes soccer ‘hotstepping’ Guinness record

Emirati woman smashes soccer ‘hotstepping’ Guinness record

Areej Al Hammadi, a young woman from the United Arab Emirates, has shattered the Guinness World Record for soccer ball “hotstepping,” completing 86 repetitions of the ball control trick in a minute. The previous record? A mere 56, set in March in the United Kingdom. “It’s an amazing feeling to break a Guinness World Records…MORE

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang brace helps Arsenal lift the FA Cup against Chelsea

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang brace helps Arsenal lift the FA Cup against Chelsea

Arsenal came from behind to claim the FA Cup with a 2-1 victory against Chelsea thanks to a Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang double at Wembley Stadium. Chelsea took the lead after five minutes through Christian Pulisic, but Arsenal came back strongly midway through the first half when Aubameyang was brought down by Cesar Azpilicueta in the Chelsea…MORE

Louisiana-Lafayette assistant football coach D.J. Looney dies at 31

Louisiana-Lafayette assistant football coach D.J. Looney dies at 31

University of Louisiana at Lafayette assistant football coach D.J. Looney has died at the age of 31, according to a statement from the school’s Department of Athletics. Looney, who was entering his third season on staff with the Ragin’ Cajuns as an assistant offensive line coach, passed away Saturday morning after suffering a heart attack…MORE

Kendall Kemm: 16-year-old with one-armed swing gets golf lesson from six-time major winner

Five years ago, Kendall Kemm lost the ability to use her left arm, after treatment for a rare medical condition known as Arteriovenus Malformation. So, imagine the surprise when video of the now 16-year-old’s first golf lesson swinging one-handed went viral and attracted some pretty high-profile attention. READ: Is Bryson DeChambeau irreversibly changing golf? Golf…MORE