Andreas Brehme: The unexpected German World Cup hero – and a player who really cared

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Andreas “Andi” Brehme should not have been the hero of the 1990 World Cup final. Striker Rudi Voller had to take penalties but didn’t want to when the time came as he was the man brought down in the penalty area; at least in the eyes of referee Edgardo Codesal. German football superstition stated that … Read more

CFP unanimously approves the 5+7 model for a new 12-team playoff

Heather Dinich, ESPN senior writerFebruary 20, 2024, 11:36 AM ET Close to College football reporter Member of since 2007 Graduated from Indiana University The College Football Playoff Board of Managers has unanimously approved a model that would guarantee the inclusion of the five highest-ranked conference champions in the expanded 12-team field this fall, along … Read more

Team loses to KIPP Academy after play reportedly involving a man who identifies as a woman

Sport By means of Justin Tash Published February August 20, 2024 11:42 am ET A high school girls basketball team forfeited a recent game after three players were injured, including one who was reportedly hurt during a play involving a 6-foot-1 male player from the opposing team who identifies as female. Collegiate Charter School of … Read more

Buy Capital One stock after blockbuster deal for Discover

Home Depot: The home improvement retailer beat Wall Street’s lowered earnings expectations on Tuesday, but expects comparable store sales to fall about 1% in fiscal 2024. Shares of Home Depot were flat. The report was a “big surprise,” Jim Cramer said. “I thought the professional was there because of the repair (and) renovation work, and … Read more