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Magic Johnson turns 60 with an epic vacation and his own top-60 lists

Magic Johnson turns 60 with an epic vacation and his own top-60 lists

Basketball legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson turned 60 on Wednesday, possibly a day he thought he would never see when he learned that he had human immunodeficiency virus at the age of 32. On November 7, 1991, Johnson held a news conference to announce that he was retiring from the NBA and that he was HIV-positive.…MORE

Serena Williams pulls out of Cincinnati Masters with back injury

Serena Williams pulls out of Cincinnati Masters with back injury

Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Cincinnati Masters with a back injury. The 23-time grand slam champion and two-time winner of the Cincinatti tournament failed to complete her match against Canadian Bianca Andreescu in Saturday’s Rogers Cup final, citing the same injury. “I am so sad to withdraw from the Western & Southern Open as…MORE

Seattle Sounders: Ciara and Macklemore bring new vibe to MLS team

Seattle Sounders: Ciara and Macklemore bring new vibe to MLS team

Grammy award winning singer Ciara and rap star Macklemore of “Thrift Shop” fame have joined Seattle Sounders’ new ownership group. Ciara’s husband Russell Wilson, the 2014 Super Bowl winning quarterback with the Seattle Seahawks, is also part of the group. Eleven families with “direct ties” to Seattle are now involved in the contingent that already…MORE

Frank de Boer calls equal pay in international football ‘ridiculous’

Frank de Boer calls equal pay in international football ‘ridiculous’

Football coach and former player Frank de Boer has been criticized for calling equal pay at international level a “ridiculous” idea. De Boer, who played over 100 times for the Netherlands in the 1990s and early 2000s, took charge of Atlanta United last year after the side had won its first MLS Cup under Tata…MORE

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