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Smack talk set to fuel $2.5 million hole-in-one charity challenge

Smack talk set to fuel $2.5 million hole-in-one charity challenge

There’s likely to be smack talk aplenty at Friday’s $2.5 million hole-in-one charity challenge as four of US sports A-listers contest the third Match golf event. Capital One’s The Match: Champions for Change will be played between two two-man teams and is aimed at raising funds to help leading US Black colleges and universities. Five-time…MORE

Diego Maradona dies after suffering heart failure

Diego Maradona dies after suffering heart failure

Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona, who has died aged 60, succumbed to heart failure, a source from the Argentinian Justice Ministry present at the time of his autopsy told CNN en EspaƱol on Wednesday. The cause of death was an “acute secondary lung edema to exacerbated chronic heart failure,” the source said. Heart failure is…MORE

Emily Kristine Pedersen is a star on the rise after back-to-back Tour wins

Emily Kristine Pedersen is a star on the rise after back-to-back Tour wins

While 2020 has been a challenging year for most, Denmark’s Emily Kristine Pedersen at least is enjoying a breakthrough season for the ages. Back-to-back Ladies European Tour (LET) wins in November for the Copenhagen native mean she has already wrapped up the 2020 Order of Merit title with a tournament to spare, cementing her status…MORE