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The Belgian proved his side’s match-winner on Saturday with a fantastic strike to score the only goal of the game against Chelsea Leicester City’s FA Cup hero Youri Tielemans saluted the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) for coming to his side’s aid in the dying minutes of their 1-0 final victory over Chelsea.  Tielemans had opened …

The 2021 NHL Trade Deadline on Monday was quieter than usual. There were 17 trades, the fewest since 17 in 2013, involving 26 players, the fewest since 23 in 2000. “It was a different year,” Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman said. “Yesterday I was sitting here going, ‘Jeez, no one is calling,’ and …

Bulletin photo by Mike Paris UPDATE: After a nearly hour long rain delay, the decision was made to delay the NASCAR Cup Series Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway. The race will now run on Sunday at 4 p.m., following the completion of the Xfinity Series Cook Out 250, which will begin at noon. …

The Little Blue Book Of Sailing Wisdom quotes 3-time America’s Cup winner Dennis Conner as saying, “Design has taken the place of what sailing used to be.” In this report by McKinsey & Company, they describe just how Emirates Team New Zealand defended the America’s Cup by utilizing a new crewmember: an AI bot created …

Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final on Friday was a back-and-forth battle with no shortage of lead changes or thrilling moments. Ultimately, there was also no shortage of controversies in the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 5-4 overtime victory over the Dallas Stars. It gives the Lightning a commanding 3-1 lead, just one win away from …

NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin and Michael Jordan announced Monday night that they will field a car for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. Their driver: Bubba Wallace. “Bubba has shown improvement since joining the Cup Series, and we believe he’s ready to take his career to a higher level,” Hamlin wrote. Added Jordan in a …

A man who has thought a lot about the maths behind stirring cups of tea has won one of the world’s most lucrative academic prizes. Professor Sir Martin Hairer from Imperial College in London won the 2021 Breakthrough Prize for Mathematics by applying complex maths to simple situations – like stirring a cup of tea. …

If the final round of the 2020 BMW Championship is anything like the first three, we’re in for a great show on Sunday. Dustin Johnson is the favorite to win what would be his third event since the PGA Tour restarted in early June, but he’s tied with Hideki Matsuyama and will have a tighter …

The 2020 BMW Championship at Olympia Fields begins Thursday, and it should be a great one given the complexity of the course and the breadth of players involved. Dustin Johnson comes in leading the FedEx Cup standings with just eight rounds remaining in the playoffs, but Justin Thomas — the defending champion at this tournament …

Moving Day at the 2020 Northern Trust should be a great one. After what went down on Friday — a 59 followed by a 60 (that should have been a 59 or lower) — pretty much everything is in play at TPC Boston as the first FedEx Cup Playoffs event heats up. Dustin Johnson (-15) …