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Former F1 mogul Bernie Ecclestone to be a father again at 89

Billionaire Bernie Ecclestone, 89, and wife Fabiana Flosi, 44, are expecting a baby. Ecclestone’s fourth child will be born this summer, the former Formula One chief told the UK’s PA Media news agency Friday. The new arrival will be the billionaire’s first son, and his first child with Flosi, joining daughters Tamara, Petra and Deborah…MORE

English Premier League players ‘thrown under a PR bus’ by clubs, says Gary Lineker

Adored by millions of fans around the world, English Premier League footballers suddenly find themselves in an unusual position — a lightning rod for criticism from both the public and politicians amid the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this week, Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United, Norwich City and Bournemouth announced they would be using a UK government job…MORE

NBA returns in virtual form as Kevin Durant headlines video game tournament

A new video game tournament is offering NBA stars a chance for a competitive outlet, as players who would normally be preparing for the postseason are instead practicing social distancing. The players-only video game tournament starts Friday and will be aired on ESPN as hoop stars face off against each other in the popular basketball…MORE

Experts warn lockdown could come at ‘psychological cost’ to footballers

Jose Mourinho is pedaling on an exercise bike to the familiar beat of “Sweet Home Alabama.” The Tottenham manager, far from engrossed in the workout, nonchalantly taps each thigh with the palm of his hands as his legs move up and down like a sewing machine needle. It is an unusual technique. But these are…MORE

Former NBA star Stephon Marbury to help bring masks to New York

For NBA veteran Stephon Marbury, the coronavirus pandemic has hit close to a couple of places he calls home. The first is New York, more specifically the neighborhood of Brooklyn where Marbury grew up. He was well known in the district when freelance writer Darcy Frey wrote a book called “The Last Shot” about Stephon…MORE

Professional CrossFit unites in common cause during the coronavirus pandemic

As the sport of professional CrossFit sits in limbo, unsure as to whether their annual world championships, the CrossFit Games scheduled for late July, will even take place, many of the sport’s biggest stars are coming together, albeit digitally, for a greater cause. The coronavirus pandemic has forced the vast majority of CrossFit gyms to…MORE