Tom Hardy makes surprise appearance at martial arts tournament | CNN

CNN  —  Tom Hardy’s resumé is filled with high-intensity scenes, from taking on Batman as Bane, to being a host for alien symbiote Venom and playing the titular role in post-apocalyptic movie “Mad Max: Fury Road.” Now, the blockbuster star can add martial arts champion to his list of action-packed accolades. The 45-year-old English actor … Read more

Shane Lowry pips Rory McIlroy to BMW PGA Championship to end three-year winless drought | CNN

CNN  —  Shane Lowry ended his three-year wait for a win with a dramatic victory at the BMW PGA Championship on Sunday. The Irishman pipped close friend Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm by a single stroke at Wentworth to claim his first title since The Open Championship in July 2019. His sixth win on the … Read more

Luke Knox, Florida International University football player and brother of NFL’s Dawson Knox, dies at 22 | CNN

CNN  —  Florida International University football player Luke Knox, the younger brother of Buffalo Bills tight end Dawson Knox, has died, the school’s athletics department said Thursday. He was 22 years old. The university did not provide Knox’s cause of death, but expressed sorrow and support for the player’s teammates, family and friends. FIU head … Read more

Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson suspended 11 games, fined $5 million after NFL and NFLPA reach settlement | CNN

CNN  —  The NFL and the NFL Players Association have agreed to suspend Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson for 11 regular season games without pay and fine him $5 million after he was accused of sexual misconduct by more than two dozen women. Watson will undergo “a professional evaluation by behavioral experts and will follow … Read more

British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe is interested in buying Manchester United | CNN

London CNN  —  British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe expressed interest in buying Manchester United on Tuesday – if the club is for sale. In an email to CNN Sport, a spokesman for Ratcliffe confirmed his interest in the renowned Premier League club, saying: “We are simply confirming interest in the club if it is for sale.” … Read more

No, Elon Musk is not buying Manchester United | CNN Business

New Delhi CNN Business  —  The richest man on earth has once again created chaos and commotion on the internet with his tweets. Tesla’s billionaire CEO Elon Musk tweeted late on Tuesday that he was buying Manchester United soccer club. “Also, I’m buying Manchester United ur welcome,” Musk told his 103 million followers on Twitter, … Read more

Why sport stars are wealthier than ever — but they still may not be getting their fair share | CNN

CNN  —  Sometimes, it’s tough for the average person to comprehend how much money some professional athletes make. Witness the recent MLB trade deadline. We saw the Washington Nationals trade away Juan Soto after the left fielder turned down a $440 million (!) deal. Likewise, the NFL preseason has begun, and the top salaries there … Read more

Los Angeles Angels equal inauspicious MLB record as they score 7 solo home runs — but still lose | CNN

CNN  —  When it’s not going your way, it’s really not going your way. In what has been a tough season for the Los Angeles Angels, Thursday night was another painful outing. From a positive angle, the team hit seven solo home runs, tied for the most in a game by any team all-time. However, … Read more

Phil Mickelson, 10 other LIV golfers file antitrust lawsuit against PGA Tour | CNN

CNN  —  Six-time major champion Phil Mickelson and 10 other golfers on the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series filed an antitrust lawsuit Wednesday to challenge their suspensions by the PGA Tour. Talor Gooch, Hudson Swafford and Matt Jones, who are three of the 11 golfers listed on the lawsuit, are seeking a temporary restraining order … Read more

DP World Tour sanctions golfers who participated in LIV Golf series’ inaugural event | CNN

CNN  —  The DP World Tour, formerly the European Tour, announced it has fined and suspended member golfers who participated in the inaugural LIV Golf series event earlier this month. The first event for the Saudi-backed breakaway series took place at the Centurion Club just north of London from June 9 to 11. The DP … Read more