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A fan drinks alcohol at the World Cup fan festival in Qatar

To Skirt World Cup’s Stadium Alcohol Ban, One Fan Masked ABV With SPF

The tale of one intrepid U.S. supporter’s sleight of hand to defy Qatar’s ban on alcohol at its stadiums.

England’s Harry Kane, Brazil’s Neymar and France’s Kylian Mbappé at the World Cup.

World Cup Power Rankings: Evaluating the Quarterfinalists

Some of the world’s best squads are rounding into peak form as the tournament approaches its home stretch.

Rudy Gobert

Revisiting the Rudy Gobert Trade and Other Offseason Deals

With Gobert returning to Utah on Friday, let’s look at how some of those trades have fared a little more than a quarter into the season.

Aaron Judge looks on

Judge’s Rejection Relegates Giants to Their Backup Plan

The Giants knew they weren’t the favorites to sign MLB’s most feared slugger. On the heels of his rejection, they must find a less flashy way to improve.

FILE - Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner sits during the first half of Game 2 of basketball’s WNBA Finals against the Chicago Sky, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Phoenix. Griner is easily the most prominent American citizen known to be jailed by a foreign government. Yet as a crucial hearing approaches next month, the case against her remains shrouded in mystery, with little clarity from the Russian prosecutors. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

How Russia Pushed the WNBA to a Crossroads

Brittney Griner has been freed from Russia in a prisoners’ swap. However, her detainment upended the women’s basketball landscape. This story was originally published in April.

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