Highlights on David Beckham | CNN

CNN — Here’s a look into the life of retired professional footballer David Beckham. Date of Birth: May 2, 1975 Place of birth: London, England Birth name: David Robert Joseph Beckham Dad: David Edward “Ted” Beckham, an appliance repairman Mother: Sandra (West) Beckham, a hairdresser Marriage: Victoria (Adams) Beckham (July 4, 1999–present) Children: Harper, Cruz, … Read more

Opinion: The ironic story of who actually cheated in their 2020 votes

Editor’s note: Nicole Hemmer is a Columbia University Research Associate on the Obama Presidency Oral History Project and author of “Messengers from the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics.” She co-hosts the “Past Present” and “This Day in Esoteric Political History” history podcasts and is a co-producer of the “Welcome To Your … Read more

Abortion, LGBTQ Rights and More: A Roundup of Controversial Red State Actions

CNN — Republican-led states across the country have enacted a series of new restrictions on abortion, the rights of LGBTQ and transgender youth, and the discussion of critical race theory. Here’s a look at some of the legislation passed this session, where the bills are coming from, and what’s under consideration. The flurry of activity … Read more

ICON Park: “He had a bright future ahead of him.” Friends and teammates of teenager killed at Florida theme park pay their respects at vigil

CNN — He was a gentle giant who always supported others. A teammate often became a mentor. A kind and funny friend, always soft-spoken. This is how friends and family at a Missouri vigil remembered Tire Sampson, 14, who died last Thursday when he fell from a thrill ride at an amusement park during a … Read more

Utah enacts ban on anti-trans sports after Republican lawmakers override GOP governor’s veto

CNN — Young transgender athletes in Utah have been banned from competing on women’s and women’s sports teams after GOP state lawmakers on Friday overturned their Republican governor’s veto to enact the controversial measure. HB 11 had been vetoed earlier this week by Governor Spencer Cox, who questioned its necessity and stressed that it targets … Read more

Highlights on Cristiano Ronaldo | CNN

CNN — Here is a glimpse into the life of professional footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. Date of Birth: February 5, 1985 Place of birth: Funchal, Portugal Birth name: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro Dad: Jose Dinis Aveiro, gardener Mother: Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, the cook Children: with Georgina Rodriguez: Alana, 2017; with mother’s name not … Read more

Serena Williams: ‘I should have been about 30 or 32’ Grand Slam singles titles away

CNN — Widely regarded as the GOAT of women’s tennis, 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams says she is still aiming to break Margaret Court’s record of 24. “I should have been at 30 or 32 (Grand Slam singles titles),” Williams told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour. “I should have had it (the record), really, I had … Read more

Rafael Nadal wins in Acapulco and extends career best start to 12 games

CNN — Rafa Nadal extended his winning streak in 2022 to 12 matches in his best start to the season of his career, knocking out American Stefan Kozlov 6-0 6-3 in Acapulco on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP 500 tournament. The 21-time Grand Slam champion, a three-time winner in the coastal resort, … Read more

Former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores claims he was offered money to shut up after being fired

CNN — Former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores says team owner Stephen Ross offered him millions of dollars to shut up after he was fired in January. In his first interview since joining the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff, Flores, who is suing the Dolphins, NFL and other teams alleging racial discrimination, told HBO Real … Read more