Aliyah: WWE’s Arab superstar fighting to make history | Sports News

Blazing your own trail is never easy. One person that knows this all too well is Canadian professional wrestler Aliyah. The 27-year-old of Iraqi and Syrian origin stands out as one of the few Middle Eastern talents in World Wrestling Entertainment, and earlier this year became the first Arab woman to contest the main event … Read more

‘Elvis,”Top Gun’ tie for box-office crown with $ 30.5M each

Austin Butler, from left, director Baz Luhrmann, and Tom Hanks pose for photographers upon arrival for the premiere of the film’Elvis’ in London May 31. (Vianney Le Caer, Invision, AP) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes NEW YORK — Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Presley biopic “Elvis” shook up theaters with an estimated $ 30.5 million in weekend … Read more

LIV Golf receiving pushback in Oregon ahead of first US stop

Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf is getting a chilly reception in Oregon, its first stop in the United States. This coming week, the series, which is paying enormous signing fees for players such as Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson, descends on Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in tiny North Plains, nestled in the rolling hills west of … Read more

Gareth Bale signs with LAFC

Gareth BalePhoto:: Getty Images The idea of ​​MLS as a retirement home has been a misnomer for a while. While the league might not pull in the biggest players in the world in their prime, it certainly isn’t waiting around until they can’t move anymore, for the most part (those watching Douglas Costa for the … Read more

Aaron Judge’s dream Yankees season just keeps getting better

Yankees do-everything star Aaron Judge punctuated his unreal week in his incredible start with yet another walk-off hit, a lined home run that beat the despised Astros to split a tight and tense four-game series, and keep him on pace to beat Roger Maris’ true home run record and keep the Yankees on pace for … Read more

Horror on Oslo Pride day as gunman goes on deadly rampage at gay bar

Security forces stand at the site where several people were injured during a shooting outside the London pub in central Oslo, Norway on Saturday. (Javad Parsa, NTB via Reuters) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes OSLO — Terrified revellers at a gay bar in Oslo hid in a basement and desperately called loved ones as a … Read more

Morgan Hoffmann has overcome odds, regardless of Travelers finish

CROMWELL, Conn. — Morgan Hoffmann needed a big week at the Travelers Championship. But how do you define a big week? In the case of the 32-year-old native of North Jersey, the answer to that question isn’t so simple. Hoffmann, who’s playing this week in the final tournament of his medical extensions the PGA Tour … Read more

Red-hot Pete Alonso belts two homers as Mets clip Marlins

MIAMI — Pete Alonso is a one-man rally these days. It’s going so well for the Mets first baseman that when he doesn’t produce — as was the case when he popped out Saturday in the fifth inning with the bases loaded — it’s downright surprising. Leave it to Alonso to redeem himself with his … Read more

Jalen Brunson’s Derrick Rose connection may lead him to Knicks

Derrick Rose’s value may go beyond what he can produce on the floor for the Knicks. His presence alone could contribute to landing their priority in free agency. The veteran guard is yet another link between the Knicks and coveted point guard Jalen Brunson, their bond tracing back to Brunson’s formative years in Illinois when … Read more

Disney, Apple and Amazon keep waiting as NFL considers Sunday Ticket offers

DK Metcalf, of the Seattle Seahawks, during a Meet & Greet with DIRECTV NFL SUNDAY TICKET subscribers at the DIRECTV NFL SUNDAY TICKET Lounge on Saturday Feb. 1, 2020, in Miami, FL. Peter Barreras | AP Disney, Apple and Amazon have all submitted bids to become the new broadcast rights owner of the National Football … Read more