NFL Playoffs: Conference Championships Preview

CNN — The race for the NFL’s the coveted Lombardi trophy has narrowed down to just four teams. The playoff excitement continues on Sunday with the Conference Championships. first up Brock Purdy and the 49ers will face Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles. Later that evening, Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals will take on … Read more

Novak Djokovic faces Stefanos Tsitsipas in Australian Open final with records on the line

CNN — It all comes down to this. With history and a spot at the top of the world rankings on the line, Novak Djokovic faces Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Australian Open men’s final on Sunday. The winner will be named the new world no. 1; it’ll be a first for Tsitsipas but will be … Read more

Aryna Sabalenka defeats Elena Rybakina to win thrilling women’s Australian Open final

CNN — Belarusian-born Aryna Sabalenka defeated Elena Rybakina in three sets to win a thrilling women’s game Australian Open final Saturday, becoming the first player competing under a neutral flag to secure a grand slam. Amid the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, tournament organizer Tennis Australia required Russian and Belarusian players to compete as neutrals. Outplayed … Read more

Vinícius Jr.: Effigy of Black soccer star hung from bridge in Madrid

CNN — Vinícius Jr. scored against Atlético Madrid in Real Madrid’s 3-1 Copa del Rey quarterfinal victory on Thursday after an effigy of the star was hung from a bridge in Madrid prior to the match. Álvaro Morata gave Atlético a first-half lead, but Rodrygo’s stunning equalizer sent the quarterfinal into extra time. Atlético went … Read more

NFL Playoffs: Cincinnati Bengals beat Buffalo Bills just weeks after Damar Hamlin’s collapse

CNN — After the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles beat the Jacksonville Jaguars and New York Giants respectively, all eyes were on the remaining Divisional Round matchups Sunday, with the Buffalo Bills facing the Cincinnati Bengals and the San Francisco 49ers hosting the Dallas Cowboys. The Bills fell to the Bengals 27-10, and the … Read more

US pilot shot down four Soviet MiGs in 30 minutes — and kept it a secret for 50 years

Seoul, South Korea CNN — Royce Williams was a real life “Top Gun” 10 years before Tom Cruise was even born. On a cold November day in 1952, Williams shot down four Soviet fighter jets – and became a legend no one would hear about for more than 50 years. The now 97-year-old former naval … Read more

Rafael Nadal: Hampered by injury, what’s next for the 22-time grand slam winner following the Australian Open exit?

CNN — Images of Rafael Nadal making his way off the court with an injury have unfortunately become an all too familiar sight for tennis fans. Nadal’s defense of his Australian Open title came to a premature end on Wednesday, as the 22-time grand slam champion was knocked out in the second round by American … Read more

UGA football car crash deaths: Driver was speeding, report says

CNN — The SUV carrying four members of the University of Georgia football program, two of whom were killed, was exceeding the speed limit of 40 mph before it hit a curb and left the roadway, according to the crash report from the Athens-Clarke County Police Department released Tuesday. University of Georgia football player Devin … Read more

Darius Miles: After a University of Alabama basketball player is charged in the murder of a 23-year-old woman, her mother shares what led up to the fatal shooting

CNN — After University of Alabama basketball player Darius Miles was charged with murder in the death of a 23-year-old mother and removed from the team, the victim’s loved ones say she was shot and killed when she declined a man trying to flirt with her. Miles, 21, and Michael Lynn Davis, 20, were arrested … Read more

UGA football car crash deaths: Police investigate fatal crash that killed football player and staff member after championship celebration

CNN — On the heels of the University of Georgia’s national championship victory, police are now investigating a fatal single-car crash early Sunday that killed football player Devin Willock and staff member Chandler LeCroy just hours after the Bulldogs’ triumphant celebration with fans, authorities said. Shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday, LeCroy, 24, was driving with … Read more