USMNT advances to World Cup knockout stage with hard-fought victory over Iran

USMNT advances to World Cup knockout stage with hard-fought victory over Iran

CNN — The US Men’s National Team (USMNT) was made to work hard for its place in the World Cup knockout stage, earning a tough 1-0 win over Iran in a nerve-racking Group B decider at Qatar 2022. Christian Pulisic’s first-half goal was all that separated the two sides as the USMNT reached the round … Read more

Iran calls for US to be kicked out of 2022 World Cup after it changes Iran flag on social media to show support for protesters

Iran calls for US to be kicked out of 2022 World Cup after it changes Iran flag on social media to show support for protesters

CNN — Iran state media has called for the US to be kicked out of the 2022 World Cup after the United States Soccer Federation changed Iran’s flag on its social media platforms to show support for protesters in Iran. The federation had temporarily displayed Iran’s national flag on its official Twitter, Instagram and Facebook … Read more

Lionel Messi helps keep Argentina’s World Cup hopes alive with moment of magic against Mexico

Lionel Messi helps keep Argentina's World Cup hopes alive with moment of magic against Mexico

CNN — Yet another moment of Lionel Messi magic helped salvage Argentina’s World Cup hopes at Qatar 2022 as The Albiceleste secured a much-needed victory over Mexico. The 2-0 win certainly wasn’t pretty, with Argentina struggling to create many clear-cut chances against a stubborn Mexico team that itself also offered very little threat going forward. … Read more

Saudi Arabia vs Argentina: Lionel Messi’s team in one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history

Saudi Arabia vs Argentina: Lionel Messi's team in one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history

Lusail, Qatar CNN — Saudi Arabia produced one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history Tuesday, beating Lionel Messi’s Argentina 2-1 in an astonishing Group C match. Many had expected the South American team, ranked third in the world, unbeaten for three years and among the favorites to win the tournament, to sweep aside … Read more

England’s Harry Kane and several other European captains told not to wear ‘OneLove’ armband at World Cup

England's Harry Kane and several other European captains told not to wear 'OneLove' armband at World Cup

CNN — The captains of several European teams will not to wear “OneLove” armbands at the World Cup in Qatar due to the danger of receiving yellow cards. England, the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and Wales were set to participate in the “OneLove” campaign to promote inclusion and oppose discrimination. But those countries’ associations … Read more

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino criticized for speech on Qatar’s human rights ahead of World Cup

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino criticized for speech on Qatar's human rights ahead of World Cup

CNN — FIFA President Gianni Infantino’s near hour-long speech on the eve of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been described as “crass” and an “insult” to migrant workers by human rights groups. In an explosive monologue at the start of a news conference in Doha, Infantino – the boss of world soccer’s governing … Read more

Texas air show: 2 vintage military aircraft collide midair in Dallas. Here are the latest developments

Texas air show: 2 vintage military aircraft collide midair in Dallas.  Here are the latest developments

CNN — Two World War II-era military planes collided in midair and crashed at Dallas Executive Airport during an airshow Saturday afternoon, killing all on board. More than 40 fire rescue units responded to the scene after the two vintage planes – a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra – went down … Read more

Texas: Vintage military aircraft collide mid-air at Dallas air show

Texas: Vintage military aircraft collide mid-air at Dallas air show

CNN — A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra collided and crashed at the Wings Over Dallas airshow around 1:20 pm on Saturday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Authorities responded to the incident at Dallas Executive Airport, Jason Evans with Dallas Fire-Rescue told CNN on Saturday. The number of casualties in … Read more

DC Attorney General sues Washington Commanders, owner Dan Snyder and NFL for deceiving residents

DC Attorney General sues Washington Commanders, owner Dan Snyder and NFL for deceiving residents

CNN — DC Attorney General Karl Racine announced a lawsuit against embattled Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder, the team and the NFL on Thursday, alleging they colluded to deceive DC residents about an NFL investigation into the team’s toxic workplace culture and allegations of sexual assault. “For years the team and its owner have caused … Read more

Kyrie Irving will begin suspension of at least 5 games Friday over antisemitism controversy. The NBA star has since apologized

Kyrie Irving will begin suspension of at least 5 games Friday over antisemitism controversy.  The NBA star has since apologized

CNN — Kyrie Irving will miss the first of several Brooklyn Nets games Friday after he was suspended for comments regarding his tweet linking to an antisemitic documentary. The Nets suspended Irving Thursday after he initially doubled down on his decision to share the content on his Twitter account. The star point guard issued an … Read more