13,000 Spalding Basketball Goals Recalled Over Injury Hazards; Is Yours Included?

Spalding basketball goals are being recalled over an issue that may pose injury risks. More than 13,000 units are affected. The recall affects Spalding Momentous EZ Assembly Portable Basketball Goals with the 50- or 54-inch clear acrylic backboards, according to the recall announcement on the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) website. The problem lies … Read more

Russian ‘Madonna’ Turns On Putin, Condemns Ukraine War’s ‘Illusory Goals’

Russian megastar Alla Pugacheva has spoken out against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine she said turned her country into a “pariah state” and resulted in “boys dying for illusory goals.” The 73-year-old Soviet-Russian singer released the statement via Instagram Saturday after Russia’s Ministry of Justice declared her husband, comedian Maxim Galkin, a “foreign agent.” “Please include … Read more

AIFF condoles death of former Indian skipper Samar Banerjee

New Delhi [India]August 20 (ANI): The All India Football Federation (AIFF) condoned the death of former India captain Samar ‘Badru’ Banerjee, who passed away earlier on Saturday in Kolkata. Popularly known as Badru Banerjee among his teammates and fans, the former India forward had captained the National Team to a fourth-place finish in the 1956 … Read more

Jonathan Osorio’s 2 goals help Toronto FC outlast Nashville SC

Jonathan Osorio scored two goals and Federico Bernardeschi posted the go-ahead goal on a penalty kick as Toronto FC broke out of their scoring doldrums by defeating host Nashville SC 4-3 on Saturday night. Lorenzo Insigne added an insurance goal in the 77th minute and it was needed when Nashville SC made a late push. … Read more

Aespa Members Reveal Their Celebrity Crushes, Alternative Career Goals [Watch]

Members of rising girl group Aespa have revealed who their celebrity crushes are in a fun interview with Buzzfeed. The quartet took the “BFF test” that tested their knowledge about each other, which included details about their role models in life, career goals, celebrity crushes and other juicy details. Giselle was chosen to answer the … Read more

USWNT routs Jamaica, seals World Cup qualification

A pair of early goals by Sophia Smith lifted the US women’s national team to a 5-0 victory over Jamaica in the CONCACAF W Championship in Guadalupe, Mexico, on Thursday. The victory, coupled with Mexico’s 3-0 loss to Haiti later Thursday night, seals a berth in the 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia and New … Read more

Lance Franklin’s journey to 1,000 AFL goals — the moments that made Buddy a modern great

Lance Franklin is officially the sixth player in the history of the VFL/AFL to kick 1,000 goals. Buddy’s journey from highly-touted draft pick out of Western Australia to the game’s history books has been long, more difficult than once looked likely, and unbelievably enjoyable to watch. Take a walk back through the best of the … Read more

The data behind Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin’s 1,000 AFL goals for Sydney and Hawthorn

When Lance “Buddy” Franklin kicked his 1,000th goal, he became only the sixth player in more than a century of the AFL and its predecessor, the VFL, to achieve the feat. That puts the Sydney Swans key forward in the top 0.05 per cent of players, joining all-time greats Tony Lockett, Gordon Coventry, Jason Dunstall, … Read more

Aubameyang’s Winner Takes Barcelona To Europa League’s Quarters [Watch]

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s winner against Galatasaray Thursday took FC Barcelona to quarters of the 2021-22 Europa League. Aubameyang, who has been in fine form since his arrival from Arsenal in the January window, now has netted seven goals in as many games for Barcelona. Barcelona defeated Galatasaray 2-1 in their round of 16-second leg. Brazilian defender … Read more