Roger Federer retires after teaming with Nadal in last match

LONDON (AP) — This day, this match, had to come, of course, for Roger Federerand for tennis, just as it inevitably must for every athlete in every sport. Federer bid adieu Friday night with one last contest before he heads into retirement at age 41 after a superlative career that spanned nearly a quarter-century and … Read more

Roger Federer bids farewell in last match before retirement

LONDON (AP) — This day, this match, had to come, of course, for Roger Federerand for tennis, just as it inevitably must for every athlete in every sport. Federer was bidding farewell Friday night with one last contest before he heads into retirement at age 41 after an illustrious career that included 20 Grand Slam … Read more

Queen’s 8 grandchildren hold silent vigil beside her coffin

LONDON (AP) — All eight of Queen Elizabeth II’s grandchildren stood in silent vigil beside her coffin Saturday, capping another huge day in which thousands came to pay their respects. Mourners huddled in a line that snaked across London, enduring the city’s coldest night in months and waits that stretched up to 16 hours. Authorities … Read more

NFL on Prime Video latest foray by leagues into streaming

Roger Bennett remembers calling his father in Liverpool, England, and having his father hold the phone next to the television so he could experience his beloved Everton in the FA Cup semi-finals. To say those days are long, thankfully gone, is an understatement. Technology, streaming packages, and the value of sports programming have allowed fans … Read more

Matthew McConaughey soccer movie suddenly canned

Matthew McConaughey photo: Noam Galai/Getty Images for HISTORY A Matthew McConaughey-starring soccer movie called Dallas Sting has been suddenly canceled, just a few weeks before production was set to begin. Set in 1984, the movie was supposed to be about the true story of a girls soccer team that went to China to compete in … Read more

Alex Rodriguez’s ex, Kathryne Padgett, hangs with sister after breakup

Kathryne Padgett is spending some quality time with her younger sister, Raegan Padgett, following her breakup with Alex Rodriguez earlier this month. Padgett — a Texas-based fitness enthusiast and a former college soccer player — joined her sister at a Texas Rangers-Oakland A’s game on Tuesday, when she said Raegan was “fulfilling her WAG duties.” … Read more

Italian GP: Max Verstappen denies Charles Leclerc in Monza for fifth straight victory

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Red Bull’s Max Verstappen takes victory at the Italian GP as the race ends behind a safety car. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen takes victory at the Italian GP as the race ends behind a safety car. Max Verstappen produced a dominant performance at the Italian … Read more

Raspadori is Napoli’s latest new weapon in unbeaten start

ROME (AP) — For a team that lost its captain, all-time leading scorer and defensive stalwart in the offseason, Napoli you have filled in the holes masterfully. With every match, it seems, the southern club discovers a new weapon. After midfielder Piotr Zieliński shone in the attention-getting 4-1 win over Liverpool in the Champions League, … Read more

Live updates: Queen Elizabeth has died at 96

TORONTO — Elton John paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II at his final concert in Toronto on Thursday night, saying he was inspired by her and is sad she is gone. “She led the country through some of our greatest and darkest moments with grace and decency and genuine caring,” John said. “I’m 75 and … Read more

Bengals will try to extend recent domination of Steelers

PITTSBURGH (9-8-1) at CINCINNATI (13-8) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS BETTING LINE: Bengals by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Steelers 8-10 (2021); Bengals 14-7 (2021). RECORD SERIES: Steelers lead 67-38. LAST MEETING: Bengals beat Steelers 41-10 on Nov. 28 in Cincinnati. STEELERS OFFENSE 2021: OVERALL (23), RUSH (29), PASS (15), SCORING … Read more