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Greg Wyshynski

Kris Knoblauch's journey from youth hockey coach to 'saving' Oilers' season

"We dug out of a big hole and Kris was a big reason for it," Edmonton GM Ken Holland said. It's been quite a year for the former West Hartford Wolves volunteer.


Elizabeth Merrill

How Omaha won the (really big) 1975 WCWS trophy

A tornado left bleachers in the trees, but Connie Claussen led the Maverettes to the championship in 1975.


Bill Connelly

Texas' awesome offense, OU's four-peat quest and what to know about every team

The Women's College World Series gets started on Thursday, and here's what you need to know about every team vying for a softball championship.


Roberto Rojas

Inside Messi's travel miles for Inter Miami and Argentina

Messi will have to endure an intense travel schedule for Inter Miami and Argentina, but just how much mileage does he have to rack up?


Swiatek saves match point, rallies past Osaka

Iga Swiatek saved a match point and grabbed the last five games to sneak past Naomi Osaka 7-6 (1), 1-6, 7-5 in the second round of the French Open on Wednesday.


Players praise 'overdue' Negro Leagues inclusion

Baseball players and fans alike are learning more about the Negro Leagues after the statistics for more than 2,300 players were incorporated into the MLB record book.


Alyssa Roenigk

Douglas out of U.S. champs, ends Olympic bid

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas has withdrawn from competition at the U.S. gymnastics championships in Fort Worth, citing an ankle injury.


Jeff Borzello

'Let's run it back': Karaban returns to UConn

Alex Karaban is withdrawing from the NBA draft and will return to UConn for his junior season, boosting the Huskies' chances for a third straight national championship.


Semien gets day off, ending iron man streak

Marcus Semien got a day off for the first time in more than two years Wednesday when he wasn't in the Rangers' lineup against the Diamondbacks, ending his streak of 349 games started.


Nick Wagoner

49ers sign wide receiver Jennings through 2025

Restricted free agent receiver Jauan Jennings agreed to a two-year contract with the Niners that will keep him in San Francisco through the 2025 season.


Samsung Galaxy Ring, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 6 battery info revealed — could they last long on a charge?

We don't know much about the next batch of Samsung foldables, but we at least have some battery info to work with.

Per GSMArena, an FCC certification has revealed the battery capacities of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 6 and the Samsung Galaxy Ring. The Z Flip 6 will reportedly have a total combined battery capacity of 3,790mAh, which is an improvement over the Flip 5's 3,700mAh battery. No, it's not a huge upgrade, but it's an improvement nonetheless.


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Edward Wong

Blinken Hints U.S. May Accept Ukrainian Strikes in Russia With American Arms

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken made his remarks after some European leaders called on President Biden to lift the restrictions he has imposed on Ukraine’s use of U.S. weapons.

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Marah Eakin

I Spent an Hour in Marvel’s Apple Vision Pro 'What If...?' Experience. I’m Still Not Sure Why

The new What If…? experience for Vision Pro is a win-win for Marvel and Apple. But it’s not built for—or accessible to—everyone.

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Umar Shakir

Halide developers launch Kino, a pro video app for the iPhone

Kino app’s custom recording settings. | Image: Lux

Lux’s Halide app is popular among photographers for its approachable pro-level features, and now it’s launching Kino, a dedicated video capture app for iPhones with a similar focus on supporting the features professionals look for.

Where Halide was designed to take advantage of Apple’s RAW photography support on newer iPhones, Kino is targeting the iPhone 15 Pro’s support for ProRes videos encoded in the Log format. If you...

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Mia Sato

Meta says it removed six influence campaigns including those from Israel and China

Illustration: Nick Barclay / The Verge

Meta says it cracked down on propaganda campaigns on its platforms, including one that used AI to influence political discourse and create the illusion of wider support for certain viewpoints, according to its quarterly threat report published today. Some campaigns pushed political narratives about current events, including campaigns coming from Israel and Iran that posted in support of the Israeli government.

The networks used Facebook and...

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Wes Davis

Marvel’s What If…? Vision Pro app is an awkward mix of video game and movie

The Watcher is quite large. | Image: Disney

Besides watching movies, there’s not all that much to do with Apple’s Vision Pro once you get over the novelty. That’s why I was eager to try Disney and Marvel’s new What If…? An Immersive Story experience / TV show / video game… thing that’s available on May 30th. The companies promised a mixed reality show that would “push the boundaries of technology.” But what I experienced, while very pretty to look at, ended up...


Mark Schofield

Oscar Piastri on the Monaco Grand Prix, McLaren’s turnaround, and chasing Red Bull

Photo by Xavier Bonilla/NurPhoto via Getty Images

After finishing second in the Monaco Grand Prix, Oscar Piastri sat down with SB Nation to talk McLaren’s turnaround, his strengths as a driver, and if there will truly be an F1 title fight

To say the last calendar year has seen a stunning turnaround for McLaren in the Formula 1 world would be an understatement.

After eight races in 2023 McLaren sat near the bottom of the Constructors’ Championship with just 17 points, their best...


Sean Golden

MLS has solid representation in U.S.’ Olympic roster pool. Is it good enough to medal?

American Cade Cowell is the only player in the U.S.’ current Olympic player pool that does play professionally in either Europe or the United States. | Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

It might be way too early to tell, but talent playing domestically is definitely where collective heads are at

It’s been nearly two decades since the United States men’s national team fielded an Olympic roster.

The drought of missing four straight was quenched on Wednesday upon the release of...


Jack Milko

Tommy Fleetwood reflects on RBC Canadian Open loss: ‘like the Ryder Cup’

Tommy Fleetwood meets with the media ahead of the 2024 RBC Canadian Open. | Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images

On the other side of Nick Taylor’s Canadian Open win last year was Tommy Fleetwood, who reflected on that ‘Ryder Cup-like’ experience.

Tommy Fleetwood had a front-row seat for Nick Taylor’s epic 72-foot eagle putt that etched his name into Canadian glory.

When that now-famous putt dropped, Taylor became the first Canadian to win his country’s national open in 69...

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