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World Cup 2022: Australia players criticise human rights record of hosts Qatar in video
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World Cup 2022: Australia players criticise human rights record of hosts Qatar in video

Former Brighton and Arsenal goalkeeper Mat Ryan features in the video Australia have released a collective statement against Qatar’s human rights record, becoming the first 2022 World Cup team to do so. The video message criticises the World Cup hosts’ treatment of migrant workers and LGBTQ+ people. Football Australia also released a statement saying the...

Several Rams players expected to return against 49ers
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Several Rams players expected to return against 49ers

Sean McVay and Matthew Stafford spoke Wednesday with genuine optimism, not the manufactured variety so prevalent during the first six weeks of the Rams’ season. The coach and quarterback had reason to be positive: After navigating through seemingly endless injuries, the Rams will be closer to full strength Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers. Receiver...

Why nutrition is NHL players’ new secret weapon
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Why nutrition is NHL players’ new secret weapon

Philipp Grubauer didn’t feel bad, exactly. He didn’t feel good, either. The goaltender was merely coasting along during his inaugural season with the Colorado Avalanche in 2018-19, preparing for games as he always had and ignoring — at first — his body’s increasing lethargy. At the time Grubauer was like most of his NHL peers,...

How USC soccer’s Croix Bethune became one of the best players
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How USC soccer’s Croix Bethune became one of the best players

Since Hannah White was 7 years old, there was one name at the top of every scouting report. Croix Bethune. White, a USC forward who grew up playing on rival clubs against Bethune in the Atlanta area, remembered coaches focusing on the diminutive midfielder. Don’t let Bethune get the ball, don’t let her face up,...

How the war in Ukraine is impacting Russian players in the NHL and beyond
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How the war in Ukraine is impacting Russian players in the NHL and beyond

Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February, Russian-born players in the NHL have dealt with uncertainty, concern for the safety and well-being of loved ones back home, and harassment by fans, while being expected by some to speak out against their home country. The league has also faced complex issues, including precarious cross-border travel and managing...

Key players in trial of ex-cops charged in Floyd’s killing
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Key players in trial of ex-cops charged in Floyd’s killing

MINNEAPOLIS — Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of two former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s death. J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thou are both charged with aiding and abetting second-degree unintentional murder and aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter. Floyd, who was Black, died on May 25, 2020, after another former officer,...

Dota 2 tournament in shambles as players could hear the commentators during the match
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Dota 2 tournament in shambles as players could hear the commentators during the match

PROFESSIONAL Dota 2 esports teams have made formal complaints after “unfair advantages” we’re given during The International 2022. Team Fnatic were eliminated early in the competition and have now filed a report against the tournament as players were able to hear the commentators during matches. 1 The International is still ongoing in Singapore.Credit: The International...

NFL: Best active Canadian players
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NFL: Best active Canadian players

Written by Compose.ly Staff NFL teams have almost 30 Canadian players suiting up this year, but which ones are worth watching? Canada has a long history of great NFLers, but today’s list is only ranking current players. You won’t see Calgary’s Mark Rypien or Rainy River’s Bronko Nagurski. Montreal’s recently retired unsung hero L.P. Ladouceur...

Biological Male Volleyball Player’s Devastating Spike to Face Severely Injures Young Female Opponent – RedState
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Biological Male Volleyball Player’s Devastating Spike to Face Severely Injures Young Female Opponent – RedState

A female high school volleyball player in North Carolina recently suffered severe injuries to her head and neck after a biological male opponent hard-spiked a ball at an alleged 70 mph into her face. As The Blaze reported earlier this month, Hiwassee Dam High School competed against Highlands High School in a girls’ volleyball tournament....