If you want to drink or get laid at the World Cup, this is not your year

Don’t even think about having a good time, creep.photo: Getty Images Qatar has gone the way of Catholic parents before prom, enacting a ban on sex for the biggest party the city has ever thrown in the 2022 World Cup. If the lethal heat, deadlier working conditions, strict rules concerning alcohol, and summer-ruining schedule change … Read more

The most exhausted pro athletes are…

photo: Getty Images The funny thing about sportswriters complaining about how a professional season is too long is if you ask a person if they’re overworked, how many are going to say no? Any amount of work is too much. Interview me after a long shift or following a session with a therapist, and I’m … Read more

Upcoming sale of the Trail Blazers could partially atone for team not hiring Becky Hammon

Laurene Powell-JobsImage: AP If the recent sale of Chelsea FC taught us anything, it’s that sports franchises are as valuable as ever. The English Premier League club sold for $5 billion, and there was no shortage of suitors. That should make Portland Trail Blazers’ fans sleep better in the coming months as a sale of … Read more

British government approves Boehly’s £4.25 billion Chelsea takeover

Todd Boehly pictured after the Premier League match between Chelsea and Watford at Stamford Bridge, London on Sunday 22nd May 2022. On 25th May, the UK government approved the £4.25bn Boehly-led consortium’s takeover of Chelsea. Ivan Yordanov/MI News | Nurphoto | Getty Images The government has approved the £4.25bn Todd Boehly-led consortium takeover of Chelsea. … Read more

FIFA splits with EA Sports over money, to make rival soccer video game

EA’s beloved FIFA franchise is no more.photo: Getty Images Like people who are addicted to Coca-Cola products, gamers can spot a knockoff within the first three seconds of tasting one. Try giving a Coke lover a Pepsi, and they get offended. A waiter responding to a request for a Coke with, “We only have Pepsi. … Read more

Christian Pulisic’s dad is every U.S. soccer fan right now

When will we see you again?Image: Getty Images Christian Pulisic is the closest thing to he who was promised for American soccer fans who have been pining for a legitimate star. I’m not sure what’s the equivalent to being brought onto Chelsea after a successful start to a career at Dortmund, but the closest approximation … Read more

Lost in Liverpool’s pursuit of a quad is Man City’s potential treble

Kevin De Bruyne is the kind of player who infuses effortlessness with brilliance.Image: Getty Images with Tiger Woods falling out of contention and Sunday at Augusta turning into a sleepy 3-year-old crashing off of sugar, wake yourself up by flipping on probably the biggest game of the English Premier League season. Man City sits atop … Read more

Justin Lee Price gets prison for racist tweets at Marcus Rashford

Justice for Marcus Rashford, as a 19-year old UK man will spend six weeks in jail for tweeting racist comments at the footballer.Image: Getty Images On the list of things in England that I love, add jailing a racist internet troll for abusing Marcus Rashford next to the Great British Bakeoff, an accent that makes … Read more