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Wimbledon tennis buys golf club, members to pocket $107K each

Wimbledon tennis buys golf club, members to pocket $107K each

Celebrities such as Piers Morgan and nearly 800 other members of a London golf club will earn £85,000 ($107,100) each after agreeing the sale of their Wimbledon Park Golf Club to the organizer of the Wimbledon grand slam tennis tournament. The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has acquired the land, which lies across the…MORE

Nicolas Chauvin: Club in mourning after death of teenage rugby prospect

Nicolas Chauvin: Club in mourning after death of teenage rugby prospect

A 19-year-old rugby player has died after suffering a serious neck injury during a youth match in France. Stade Français academy player Nicolas Chauvin broke his neck following a tackle against Bordeaux-Bègles on Sunday, resulting in cardiac arrest and brain damage. He was rushed to hospital but his death was later confirmed on Wednesday. “It…MORE

NFL commissioner defends handling of Kareem Hunt allegations

NFL commissioner defends handling of Kareem Hunt allegations

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday defended the league’s handling of misconduct allegations involving players off the field, including recent assault allegations against former Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt. Speaking to the media after the league’s annual winter meetings in Irving, Texas, Goodell said the league is doing an “extraordinary” job.…MORE

Hines Ward: Dallas Cowboys figuring it out at perfect time

Hines Ward: Dallas Cowboys figuring it out at perfect time

Two-time Super Bowl champion and CNN Sport contributor Hines Ward talks about his experiences from his 14 years in the NFL as well as providing other football observations. He was speaking to CNN’s Perry Kostidakis. In the 2005 season, we lost three straight heading into December, then won four in a row to end the…MORE

Kilian Jornet: ‘It’s like meditation. It’s beautiful to feel that small.”

Kilian Jornet: ‘It’s like meditation. It’s beautiful to feel that small.”

He’d blacked out in the snow-swept night somewhere on Mt. Everest’s airy northeast ridge. Now Kilian Jornet was lost, exhausted and delirious, whipped by a fierce wind in the “death zone” high above 8,000 meters (26,200 feet). The superstar Catalan climber had achieved a superhuman feat, scaling the world’s highest mountain twice in six days…MORE

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