The USTA has apologized to Germany for performing the antiquated first verse of that country’s national anthem—the “Deutschland, Deutschland Über Alles” one, last used by the Nazis—before yesterday’s Fed Cup match between German Andrea Petkovic and American Alison Riske.
Career civil and foreign service employees in the U.S. government woke up last week to the prospect of having to work for Donald Trump. What are all these (publicly discreet) professionals actually thinking right now? We have a small glimpse.
One Canadian legislator is demanding an apology from Dwyane Wade and Toronto city politicians are speaking out after the Miami star was caught on camera warming up during the performance of “O Canada” before Saturday’s Raptors-Heat game.
Thirty years ago, we didn’t have fancy PS4s to drool over. No, we had to type in things like
“LOAD”*”,8,1 to play games, and those games were real. One of the best, of course, was Epyx’s Summer Games, which let you take part in such Olympic competitions as swimming, diving, sprinting, and gymnastics as a…
Arsalan Kazemi was Oregon's hustling forward and best rebounder this season, averaging nearly a double-double and shooting almost 60%. He was also, according to USA Today, "the first Iranian to recieve a scholarship to play Division I basketball," and boy, did he hear about it.
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A day in the life of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who is competing in the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am:
Georgetown University sent a hype-man of an email to graduates and others in June. Oh, what could have been if things didn't devolve to diplomacy decimation with the quickness.
Here's the online front page of the state-run English-language China Daily this afternoon. Welcome to China, Joe Biden! Hey, wasn't that goodwill mission supposed to include a basketball game?
These Qataris don't wait around. The World Cup is set to kick off in Arabia during the summer of 2022, when temperatures will exceed the boiling point of steel and most life forms will already be extinct. So why not start oppressing reporters now?