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Michael Jordan’s 1998 NBA Finals sneakers sell for a record $2.2 million | CNN

Editor’s Note: This story was updated with the final sale price and other details following the auction. CNN  —  In 1998, Michael Jordan laced up a pair of his iconic black and red Air Jordan 13s to bring home a Bulls victory during Game 2 of his final NBA championship — and now they are … Read more

Chelsea searches for new manager as Premier League breaks record for most sackings in a single season | CNN

CNN  —  It was just six months ago that Graham Potter was deemed the man to usher in a fresh, exciting era at Chelsea. The club’s new ownership group, led by American businessman Todd Boehly, had enticed Potter away from Brighton with the promise of managing one of the most lucrative teams in world soccer. … Read more

Canadian teenage swimmer Summer McIntosh breaks another world record | CNN

CNN  —  Sixteen-year-old Summer McIntosh broke the world record for the 400m individual medley at the Canadian swimming trials on Saturday – just days after breaking the world record for the 400m freestyle. McIntosh finished the 400m individual medley in a time of 4:25.87, breaking the mark set at the 2016 Rio Olympics by Hungarian … Read more

Some fans whistle as Lionel Messi’s name is announced as Paris Saint-Germain’s season hits new low | CNN

CNN  —  Paris Saint-Germain’s miserable season went from bad to worse on Sunday as the team suffered a second straight home defeat with a 1-0 loss to Lyon. Even before the game kicked off, Lionel Messi bore the brunt of the frustrations of some PSG fans who whistled when his name appeared on the big … Read more

The haunting Masters meltdown that changed Rory McIlroy’s career | CNN

CNN  —  Slumped on his club, head buried in his arm, Rory McIlroy looked on the verge of tears. The then-21-year-old had just watched his ball sink into the waters of Rae’s Creek at Augusta National and with it, his dream of winning The Masters, a dream that had looked so tantalizingly close mere hours … Read more

‘Ambassadors of peace’: Amputee football association brings together Sierra Leone’s civil war survivors | CNN

CNN  —  On a busy weekend in Freetown, Sierra Leone, dozens of people gather to watch an afternoon football match not unlike countless others you’d find anywhere else in the world. But there’s one striking difference – these players are all amputees. They’re members of the Single Leg Amputee Sports Association (SLASA), an organization co-founded … Read more