NFL Playoffs: Cincinnati Bengals beat Buffalo Bills just weeks after Damar Hamlin’s collapse

CNN — After the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles beat the Jacksonville Jaguars and New York Giants respectively, all eyes were on the remaining Divisional Round matchups on Sunday, with the Buffalo Bills taking on the Cincinnati Bengals. and the San Francisco 49ers hosting the Dallas Cowboys. The Bills fell to the Bengals 27-10, … Read more

Patrick Mahomes suffers injury scare as Kansas City Chiefs reach AFC championship game

CNN — The Kansas City Chiefs beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-20 on Saturday to advance to the AFC Championship Game, but there are now concerns about Patrick Mahomes’ fitness. The Chiefs’ star quarterback was knocked down by the Jaguars’ Arden Key and Corey Peters in the first quarter and replays showed Mahomes’ ankle getting awkwardly … Read more

US pilot shot down four Soviet MiGs in 30 minutes — and kept in a secret for 50 years

Seoul, South Korea CNN — Royce Williams was a real “Top Gun” 10 years before Tom Cruise was born. On a cold November day in 1952, Williams shot down four Soviet fighter planes – and became a legend no one would hear about for over 50 years. The former naval aviator, now 97, was awarded … Read more

Michael Mmoh: American in dreamland after lucky break at Australian Open

Reuters — American Michael Mmoh is scared to wake up and realize his Australian Open third-round run was just a dream. A few days ago, the 25-year-old American was watching an NFL game on TV in his hotel and preparing to drive to the airport after losing in qualifying and having what he considered ‘zero’ … Read more

Jessica Pegula: The daughter of a US billionaire who could be America’s next grand slam champion

CNN — For many, the New Year offers a chance to strive to be better – at work, in relationships, or to achieve their wildest dreams. America’s top tennis player Jessica Pegula seems to have gotten the memo. The 28-year-old is off to a strong start to 2023, picking up her first career victory over … Read more

Social media hunting stars and their company ordered to pay more than $100,000 and probation for illegal hunts

CNN — Josh and Sarah Bowmar, a couple widely followed on social media for their hunting videos, were sentenced on Tuesday in a plea deal for breaking hunting rules at some of the events they posted in line. The couple – along with their company, Bowmar Bowhunting – were placed on three years probation and … Read more

Rafael Nadal’s Australian Open title defense ends with injury-hit defeat against Mackenzie McDonald

CNN — Rafael Nadal’s Australian Open title defense came to a premature end on Wednesday as he lost 4-6 4-6 5-7 to American Mackenzie McDonald in the second round. Nadal, 36, suffered from a left hip injury throughout the match and required treatment in the second set at Rod Laver Arena. He managed to finish … Read more

Yellowknife asked to step in as 2026 Arctic Winter Games host

Yellowknife city councilors gave a lukewarm response to a request that the city step in as an emergency host of the Arctic Winter Games. Russia’s Yamal region was supposed to host the Games in 2026, but that was scrapped after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The Northwest Territories has therefore been moved to the top … Read more

Russell Gage taken to hospital after being injured during NFL Wild-Card playoff game, coach says

CNN — Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Russell Gage was taken to the hospital with a concussion after sustaining an injury in an NFL Wild-Card playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys on Monday, his coach said. The game was halted with two minutes and 55 seconds left in the fourth quarter after Gage fell awkwardly … Read more

Dallas Zoo monkey enclosure fence cut on same day as ‘intentional act’ that led to escape of leopard

CNN — The fence that was cut at the Dallas Zoo’s clouded leopard habitat on Friday — causing one of the animals to flee — wasn’t the only tampering apparent at the zoo that day, police said. “Zoo staff showed investigators a similar cut found in habitat that contained a breed of monkey known as … Read more