Human Interest

Adams gives McKennie his first Leeds United interview — they spend 20% of it laughing

Weston McKennie joined Leeds United on loan from Juventus for the rest of the 2022/23 season and unites with USMNT teammates Tyler Adams and Brenden Aaronson.

McKennie gave his first interview with Leeds, and it was none other than Adams who was asking the questions. This might be one of the most fun interviews you’ll see from professional soccer players.

Chelsea star signing Mykhailo Mudryk apologizes for saying N-word during TikTok video

Ukraine phenom and star Chelsea signing Mykhailo Mudryk has apologized for a TikTok video he posted last summer where he said the N-word. Mudryk deleted the video, and his representative told the Sun that he was sorry.

The 22-year-old and another person were reciting the lyrics to rapper Lil Baby’s song “Freestyle” when he said the racial slur.

Mykhailo Mudryk TikTok Video

Spanish police detain Brazil's Dani Alves over sexual assault allegation

BARCELONA — Dani Alves appeared before a judge in Barcelona on Friday over a sexual assault allegation after Spanish police detained and questioned the Brazil defender and the public prosecutor requested he be jailed on remand.

A spokesperson for the local Mossos d'Esquadra force said officers had taken Alves, who has denied the allegation, to a court office after his arrest where a judge would decide on his case.

Charlotte FC defender Anton Walkes passes away at 25 after boating accident

A statement from Charlotte Football Club has confirmed the tragic death of 25-year-old defender Anton Walkes. Walkes was injured Wednesday after two boats collided near the Miami Marine Stadium, and after being found unconscious and receiving CPR, he was hospitalized in critical condition.

Walkes passed away early Thursday morning.

Ex-Virginia Tech player gets $100K after suing for alleged benching over political views

After filing a federal lawsuit against Virginia Tech women's soccer coach Charles "Chugger" Adair back in 2021 for an alleged benching stemming from a refusal to kneel in support of the Black Lives Matter movement before a match the previous year, former Hokies player Kiersten Hening received a $100,000 payout from the school to drop the suit.

Dortmund's Sébastien Haller ready for comeback after 6-month battle with testicular cancer

BERLIN - Borussia Dortmund forward Sébastien Haller is back in team training and ready to make his competitive comeback following surgery and treatment for testicular cancer.

The striker was diagnosed during a pre-season training camp in July and had been signed only weeks earlier by Dortmund for an initial fee of $33.24 million.

5-time Champions League winner Gareth Bale announces his retirement

Wales and Los Angeles FC winger Gareth Bale said on Monday he had decided to end his playing career at the age of 33, having reached exceptional milestones in both club and international football.

Bale played a Wales record of 111 games for his country and was a five-time Champions League winner with Real Madrid. He helped the Welsh reach the 2016 and 2020 Euros before leading them in their first World Cup since 1958 at Qatar 2022.

El Tri player in hot water after throwing narco-themed party for son's 12th birthday

Mexican international and Cruz Azul defender Julio César Domínguez ("Cata") has gone viral after several photos of his 12-year-old son came to light. What's the fuss about the images? They show he threw the kid a narco-themed birthday celebration.

Yikes!

People were quick to criticize Domínguez online, calling him out for trying to glorify and praise criminal organizations that are responsible for tens of thousands of deaths around Mexico every year. 

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