Shocking abuse Real Madrid’s Vinicius Jr faced at Valencia revealed in new report

Warning: This article contains racist language which has been included by The Athletic to ensure the seriousness of it is not lost. On Tuesday afternoon, the Spanish Football Federation’s Competition Committee (CC) met to discuss Sunday’s match between Valencia and Real Madrid, where Vinicius Junior was the victim of shocking racist abuse. The CC is … Read more

4 men arrested on suspicion of hanging Vinícius Júnior’s effigy off the bridge

MADRID (AP) — Four men suspected of hanging an effigy of Real Madrid player Vinícius Júnior on a road bridge in Madrid in January have been arrested, Spanish police said Tuesday. The arrests come two days after the latest case of racial slur against the Brazilian striker in a Spanish league game against Valencia. The … Read more

NFL all-time great and social activist Jim Brown dies at 87

CLEVELAND, AP — Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Brown, an unstoppable running back who retired at the height of his glittering career to become an actor as well as a prominent civil rights activist in the 1960s, has died. He was 87 years old. A spokeswoman for Brown’s family said he passed away peacefully … Read more

Eric Swalwell says former NFL player Bruce Miller threatened him

Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell of California said former San Francisco 49ers and Jacksonville Jaguars fullback Bruce Miller sent him what he called a “threatening” message on Twitter. swallow shared a screenshot Wednesday of a direct message supposedly sent by Miller that read, “It’s almost time!!! Would you rather Guantanamo or just an execution,” followed by … Read more

FIFA unveils 2026 World Cup brand: how it compares to previous tournaments

On a warm evening in Los Angeles, from the picturesque Griffith Observatory overlooking the Hollywood Sign, FIFA President Gianni Infantino revealed the mark of the 2026 World Cup. It is a milestone in the preparation for any major tournament. The carnival-inspired trophy for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and the red, white and blue … Read more

‘Nobody gives him a problem’: Carlo Ancelotti’s reward for Real Madrid’s plan B

Just four minutes from the final whistle, Nacho Fernandez burst into the opposition half with the ball in his boot. No one seemed able to pull him off and as he continued to drive towards the Getafe goal, the home fans began to rise from their seats in sudden surprise and expectation. Just as he … Read more