Bud Light and Budweiser are getting a makeover at this year’s Super Bowl

New York CNN — Anheuser-Busch may no longer be the only alcohol brand advertising during the Super Bowl, but it will still have a big presence — even if rivals seize the opportunity after a 33-year drought. The beer company announced Thursday that it will have three minutes of national airtime during this year’s big … Read more

John Yems: Backlash follows finding football manager who used ‘offensive, racist and Islamophobic’ language is ‘not a conscious racist’

CNN — Anti-racism groups and the Football Association of England (FA) reject an independent panel’s finding that a British football manager who used “offensive, racist and Islamophobic” language is “not a conscious racist”. Former Crawley Town FC manager John Yems was accused of making at least 16 offensive comments between 2019 and 2022, each comment … Read more

Jim Ratcliffe’s INEOS starts bidding process to buy Manchester United — reports The Times

CNN — British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe’s company INEOS has formally entered the bidding process to buy Premier League football club Manchester United, The Times reported on Wednesday. This comes after United’s owners, the Glazer family, announced they were exploring new investment or the potential sale of the England Premier League side in November 2022. “I … Read more

Biden Secret Documents: A White House Facing a New Crisis

CNN — Since the day in early November when President Joe Biden’s lawyers first found secretly tagged documents in his private office in Washington, D.C., the extraordinarily small number of aides being briefed have adhered to one rule: say nothing in plain English. public that could jeopardize the investigation. For 68 days that meant absolutely … Read more

Rafael Nadal loses favorite racket in a strange moment in the first round of the Australian Open

CNN — It wasn’t all plain sailing for Rafael Nadal in his first-round win at the Australian Open on Monday. Halfway through the first set against Britain’s Jack Draper, the 22-time Grand Slam winner stood with his arms spread out as he explained to the referee that he was looking for his racket. “It’s this … Read more

Kamila Valieva: Russian figure skater cleared by RUSADA, WADA to review doping decision and consider appeal

CNN — The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) found that figure skater Kamila Valieva violated anti-doping rules, but according to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), there was no “foul or negligence” for the violation. The ruling in effect clears Valieva of wrongdoing and imposes no penalty except the disqualification of her results from December 25, 2021 … Read more

Pelé: Brazilians say goodbye with wake and coffin procession

CNN — Brazilians have begun to pay their final respects to soccer great Pelé with a 24-hour public vigil, which began Monday at the Urbano Caldeira stadium, home of his former soccer club, Santos. The vigil is open to the public and mourners began entering the stadium on Monday morning. On Tuesday, a funeral procession … Read more

The NFL’s Tennessee Titans are postponing the game by an hour as the state continues to experience power outages

CNN — The NFL’s Tennessee Titans delayed its scheduled noon CT game by an hour due to ongoing blackouts in the region, which have since ended due to the winter storm and brutal cold. “Due to the extreme weather and power outages in our region, kickoff for today’s game has been delayed one hour to … Read more

IPL player auction: English cricketer Sam Curran becomes most expensive purchase ever

CNN — England cricketer Sam Curran has become the most expensive auction purchase in Indian Premier League (IPL) history – after being sold to the Punjab Kings for 18.5 crore rupees ($2.22 million). Friday’s auction, which took place in the Indian city of Kochi, broke multiple records, with English and Australian cricketers being the main … Read more

David Beckham responds to criticism of his ambassador role at the World Cup in Qatar

CNN — English football great David Beckham has criticized his role as Qatar’s ambassador at the World Cup, saying it is “positive that debate on key issues has been directly stimulated by the first World Cup to be held in the region”. British comedian Joe Lycett called on Beckham to step down from his role … Read more