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Frank Lampard given permission by Derby to open Chelsea manager talks

Frank Lampard moved a step closer to being appointed Chelsea manager after Derby County granted him permission to speak to the English Premier League club about their managerial vacancy. Chelsea is looking for a new manager after Maurizio Sarri left the club to join Serie A champion Juventus earlier this month. “With pre-season fast approaching…MORE

Ashleigh Barty eyes Wimbledon glory from world No.1 spot

Ash Barty is on a roll and just doesn’t want to stop. She won her first grand slam title at Roland Garros earlier this month, and has knocked Naomi Osaka of Japan off the top spot in the women’s world rankings. Now, the 23-year-old Australian is bidding to become the first Australian women to win…MORE

Here’s why Robin Roberts took home the NBA’s Sager Strong Award

Robin Roberts may not be shooting hoops anymore — but the “Good Morning America” host landed a touching a honor from the NBA Monday night. Roberts was awarded the NBA’s Sager Strong Award, named after the sideline reporter who died at 65 in 2016 after battling leukemia. The award is presented each year to an…MORE

Giannis Antetokounmpo wins MVP at the 2019 NBA Awards

Giannis Antetokounmpo has been crowned the NBA’s most valuable player. Antetokounmpo, a forward for the Milwaukee Bucks, gave a heartfelt speech thanking his coaches, teammates and his father, Charles, who died in September 2017 of a heart attack, according to the NBA’s website. “I want to thank my dad. Obviously, you know, he’s not here…MORE

Milan-Cortina to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Milan-Cortina has won the right to host the 2026 Winter Olympics after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach announced the decision Monday. IOC officials voted between the Italian bid and one from the Swedish city of Stockholm-Are. The announcement marks the Winter Olympics’ return to Europe, with the event having been hosted by…MORE