WHAT'S BEING CLAIMED: Steve Hodge, an English retired soccer player, sold Diego Maradona's "Hand of God" jersey for $9.28 million.Hodge swapped jerseys with Maradona at the 1986 World Cup.The sale is the highest price ever paid for a piece of sports memorabilia. Steve Hodge, a retired English soccer player, became $9.28 million richer after selling Diego Maradona's … [Read more...] about Retired soccer player sold Diego Maradona’s traded shirt for $9.3 million
WHAT'S BEING CLAIMED: Bruce Arians' resignation as Bucs' head coach sparked speculation that Tom Brady's NFL return has something to do with it.Rumors have it that there's a rift between Brady and Arians, despite coach Arians having repeatedly denied it.Arians has been the Buccaneers' head coach from 2019 to 2021. Bruce Arians' move to resign as Tampa Bay Buccaneers … [Read more...] about Did Tom Brady’s NFL return cause Bruce Arians’ resignation as Bucs head coach?
WHAT'S BEING CLAIMED: Kyrie Irving had been unable to play in any of the previous games of the Eastern Conference semifinals due to his lack of vaccinations. He was expected to miss seven of his team's last eight games.The vaccination requirements were lifted, allowing him to play for his team on Sunday evening. On Sunday evening, Brooklyn was alive with activity, and … [Read more...] about Kyrie Irving receives a standing ovation in his first game back at Barclay’s [Video]
WHAT’S BEING CLAIMED: Ashleigh Barty announces retirement from tennis, just two months after winning the Australian Open title. She said that "there was just a little part of me that wasn't quite satisfied, wasn't quite fulfilled." She believes that winning Australian Open title is the perfect way to celebrate the end of her career. Ashleigh Barty announced her … [Read more...] about Ash Barty: World No. 1 announces retirement from tennis at 25
WHAT'S BEING CLAIMED: A collegiate swimmer wrote an open letter to the NCAA to request rule modifications.The swimmer is protesting the participation of transgenders in woman's sports.A transgender woman won the 500-meter freestyle where the swimmer landed 17th place. A collegiate swimmer has sent an open letter to the NCAA, requesting rule modifications. This comes … [Read more...] about NCAA swimmer protests inclusion of transgenders in women’s sports