For Ukraine, World Cup qualifying is chance to make a difference as war rages back home

GLASGOW, Scotland – Oleksandr Zinchenko tried to hold back his emotions, but when the Ukraine midfielder attempted to describe the importance of his country’s World Cup play-off semifinal against Scotland in Glasgow on Wednesday (LIVE streaming, ESPN +, 2:30 pm ET)his lip began to tremble and the tears started to flow. When Manchester City’s Zinchenko … Read more

‘Star Wars’ stands up for ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ actor Moses Ingram after she got racist messages

“Star Wars” is telling people to keep their racist comments about a new face to its franchise out of this galaxy. In a series of tweets, the “Star Wars” account stood behind actor Moses Ingram, who plays Reva in the new “Star Wars” series “Obi-Wan Kenobi.” This week, Ingram, who is Black, posted screenshots to … Read more

Maybe Giants manager Gabe Kapler doesn’t have to be so polarizing after all

PHILADELPHIA – Evan Longoria hit a tiebreaking home run in the ninth inning Monday. He rounded the bases to a chorus of boos. And this is how you know you’re watching a major professional sporting event in Philadelphia: Sometimes it takes an extra beat to realize who the boos are for. They could’ve been for … Read more

Belarusians volunteer to fight for Ukraine, defying their Russia-backed regime: NPR

Volunteers from Belarus practice at a shooting range near Warsaw, Poland, on May 20. Belarusians are among those who have answered a call by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy for foreign fighters to go to Ukraine and join the International Legion for the Territorial Defense of Ukraine. Michal Dyjuk / AP hide caption toggle caption Michal … Read more

WWE RAW Results May 30th, 2022 Monday Night RAW Winners, Recap, Grades & Highlights

Becky Lynch kicked off RAW and said she would win her title back in six days at Hell in a Cell. Lynch said she had handed Asuka the RAW Women’s Title before going on leave because she thought she could come back and win it back easily at any time. Instead, Big Time Becks said … Read more