Why the Super Bowl is ‘an important moment for a lot of black young quarterbacks coming up’

Why the Super Bowl is ‘an important moment for a lot of black young quarterbacks coming up’

CNN — For Doug Williams, the first black quarterback to start and win the Super Bowl, watching the NFL Conference Championship games on Sunday was an emotional moment. Almost exactly 35 years after winning the Super Bowl with the then Washington Redskins, Williams watched in glee as Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts led the Kansas … Read more

Ryan Reynolds watches Wrexham play thrilling FA Cup match

Ryan Reynolds watches Wrexham play thrilling FA Cup match

CNN — As the saying goes, it’s hope that kills you as a football fan – just ask Ryan Reynolds. The Hollywood actor experienced the full spectrum of emotions on Sunday as he watched Wrexham – the club Reynolds co-owns with Rob McElhenney – draw 3-3 against Sheffield United in a thrilling FA Cup match. … Read more

Donna Kelce becomes the first mother to pit two sons against each other in the Super Bowl

Donna Kelce becomes the first mother to pit two sons against each other in the Super Bowl

CNN — Seeing your kids succeed is what every parent wants. But for Donna Kelce, the success of her two sons will create a conflict of interest. Donna’s two sons – Jason and Travis – are stars in the NFL, both stalwarts for their respective Philadelphia Eagles and the Kansas City Chiefs, and on Sunday … Read more

Novak Djokovic says he “collapsed emotionally” after winning the Australian Open

Novak Djokovic says he “collapsed emotionally” after winning the Australian Open

CNN — For almost two decades, we’ve gotten used to Novak Djokovic winning grand slams. But it was a first to see the world No. 1 sobbing on the floor as he celebrated his Australian Open victory with his family and team. He would later say he had “emotionally broken down.” The straight-set victory over … Read more

Kansas City Chiefs meet Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII

Kansas City Chiefs meet Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII

CNN — The Kansas City Chiefs advance to Super Bowl LVII after beating the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 in Sunday’s AFC Championship game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. After suffering a high ankle sprain last week in the Chiefs’ Divisional Round victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars, Patrick Mahomes led the team to a back-and-forth … Read more

NFL Playoffs: Conference Championship Preview

NFL Playoffs: Conference Championship Preview

CNN — The race for the NFL’s coveted Lombardi trophy has been reduced to just four teams. Playoff tension continues on Sunday with the Conference Championships. First, Brock Purdy and the 49ers take on Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles. Later that night, Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals take on Patrick Mahomes and the … Read more

Aryna Sabalenka defeats Elena Rybakina to win exciting women’s Australian Open final

Aryna Sabalenka defeats Elena Rybakina to win exciting women’s Australian Open final

CNN — Belarusian-born Aryna Sabalenka defeated Elena Rybakina in three sets to win a thrilling Australian Open women’s final on Saturday. She became the first player to compete under a neutral flag and secure a grand slam. Amid the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, tournament organizer Tennis Australia demanded that Russian and Belarusian players compete neutrally. … Read more