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Barbie to make dolls honoring Venus Williams, 8 other athletes

May 23, 2024, 06:47 PM ET Barbie will honor tennis champion Venus Williams and eight other athletes with dolls as part of a project announced by Mattel on Tuesday. The project focuses on highlighting nine trailblazing women athletes, serving as…

Messi, Suárez, Busquets won’t travel with Miami, Whitecaps say

May 23, 2024, 08:36 PM ET The Vancouver Whitecaps have told fans not to expect to see Inter Miami CF stars Lionel Messi, Luis Suárez and Sergio Busquets in their match Saturday at BC Place. “While we haven’t received an…

Lions’ Dan Campbell on Super Bowl-or-bust season: ‘I don’t know what bust is’

Dan Campbell’s Detroit Lions were one half away from reaching their first Super Bowl in franchise history before blowing a 17-point lead to the San Francisco 49ers in last year’s NFC Championship Game.  The Lions — fresh off a 12-5…

Pistons set to hire Trajan Langdon as new president of basketball ops

Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPNMay 23, 2024, 06:14 PM ET The Detroit Pistons are planning to hire New Orleans Pelicans GM Trajan Langdon as the franchise’s new president of basketball operations and sides are beginning work on a deal expected to be…

Miami to host World Baseball Classic title game for second straight tournament in March 2026

The city of Miami will host the World Baseball Classic championship game again in March 2026, concluding a tournament that also will be played in Houston, Tokyo and San Juan, Puerto Rico. For the second consecutive time, loanDepot park will…

Rashford to use Euro 2024 snub as FA Cup final fuel – Ten Hag

Rob Dawson, CorrespondentMay 23, 2024, 11:57 AM ET Marcus Rashford will use his Euro 2024 snub as “fuel” ahead of the FA Cup final, according to Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag. Rashford was a surprise omission from England’s 33-man…

Arizona Cardinals: No. 4 pick Marvin Harrison Jr. signs rookie deal

The Arizona Cardinals announced on Thursday that wide receiver Marvin Harrison Jr., whom they selected with the No. 4 pick in the 2024 NFL Draft out of Ohio State, has signed his rookie deal. It’s a fully guaranteed, $35.4 million…

Ajax appoint Francesco Farioli as new head coach

May 23, 2024, 01:26 PM ET Ajax confirmed the appointment of Francesco Farioli as their new head coach on a three-year contract on Thursday. Farioli will officially take over from John van ‘t Schip on June 11 following his departure…