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NFL picks its first Black female game official

Maia Chaka will make history when the new National Football League season starts this year. The NFL said Friday it has added Chaka to its roster of game officials for 2021, making her the league’s first Black woman named to the position. Chaka, a Virginia educator and erstwhile college football game official, says she’s honored…MORE

How otters and beavers returned to one of the world’s greatest golf courses

How otters and beavers returned to one of the world’s greatest golf courses

Ten years ago following Darren Clarke’s win at a wild and wet 2011 Open tournament, one of the world’s top golf courses embarked on a modernizing mission. This isn’t a tale, however, about technological upgrades and a futuristic vision, instead Royal St George’s in Kent embarked on a journey back to how it looked a…MORE

Katie Ledecky wins by 21 seconds in her first race for a year

Katie Ledecky wins by 21 seconds in her first race for a year

Five-time Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky secured an emphatic victory in her first race since March 2020 on Wednesday, winning the 1500-meter freestyle by 21.37 seconds at the TYR Pro Swim Series in San Antonio, Texas. American Ledecky, who has also won 15 world championship titles on top of her Olympic medal haul, finished in…MORE

Cristiano Ronaldo reaches scoring landmark during his 600th league game

Cristiano Ronaldo reaches scoring landmark during his 600th league game

Cristiano Ronaldo reached another scoring landmark on the occasion of his 600th league game. When he netted Juventus’ third goal in a 3-0 victory against Spezia on Tuesday, Ronaldo became the first player to score at least 20 goals over each of the last 12 consecutive seasons across more than one of Europe’s top five…MORE

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