Brazil is the tournament favorite after the draw; England, France just behind – The Athletic

The 2022 World Cup field is almost ready with 29 of the 32 places secured and three more teams to be determined via the playoffs. The favorites are a typical list of international powers (with the notable absence of Italy). Friday’s draw shook up the odds a bit, but the top favorites remain largely the … Read more

‘Hidden’ NASCAR track near downtown Raleigh celebrates 60 years ::

By Heather Leah, Multi-Platform Producer WRAL Raleigh, North Carolina — There was a time in the 1950s when the Triangle had the potential to become the center of NASCAR history. The King of NASCAR himself, Bill France, Mr. of Daytona Beach fame, established several tracks in the area, including Raleigh Speedway and Occoneechee Speedway, both … Read more

Day 11 SF Preview and schedule: Hubert Hurkacz vs. Carlos Alcaraz, Casper Ruud vs. Francisco Cerundolo | ATP Circuit

With college basketball’s March Madness reaching the final four in the US, so is the second leg of March’s Masters at the Miami Open Presented by Itau. Defending champion Hubert Hurkacz edged top seed Daniil Medvedev in the quarterfinals to keep his repeat bid alive, while Carlos Alcaraz, Casper Ruud and Francisco Cerundolo are still … Read more

Man Utd: Erik ten Hag refuses to rule out moving to ‘big club’ after ‘positive talks’ with Premier League side | football news

Erik ten Hag refused to rule out the possibility of joining Manchester United, adding that he hopes Ajax will understand if he decides to take the “next step” in his managerial career. Ten Hag and United have held official talks, which were described as “very positive”, about the possibility of the Dutchman becoming the Premier … Read more

What has changed in Albert Park and why?

For more than a quarter of a century, Melbourne has been the home of the Australian Grand Prix. And throughout that journey it has been the famous Albert Park street circuit that has played host to the race. Due to the very nature of the parkland track, built annually from public roads and car parks, … Read more