Tokyo Olympics to be held under state of emergency, won’t allow spectators

Rising COVID-19 cases in Japan’s capital have led to a third state of emergency for the city, one that will last throughout the Olympic Games. The Olympics were postponed from 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. “New cases in the greater Tokyo metropolitan area have been rising since June,” Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga was reported …

Triller wants anyone who illegally streamed Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren to pay up

“It is no different than walking into a store and stealing a video game off the shelf,” said Triller’s head of piracy Matt St. Claire. Jake Paul defeated Ben Askren in one of the biggest combat sports events of the year. According to Triller, if those payments are not made, the company will pursue the …

Fans take a swing at Cleveland Indians changing name to Cleveland Guardians

“Yup, we named our team after bridge statues,” said one Twitter user. One of the Guardians of Traffic sculptures on the Hope Memorial Bridge near Progressive Field, where Cleveland’s baseball team plays. There was some positive social media reaction to the new name, though some people had fun with it, and others didn’t like the …

UFC 261 Usman vs. Masvidal: Start time, how to watch or stream online

UFC 261 is about to start! Here’s everything you need to know… Usman and Masvidal face-off today before their fight at UFC 261 Usman defeated Masvidal in their first encounter in what was a fairly one-sided battle. But, given the fact Masvidal took the fight on extremely short notice (and the fact Masvidal is probably …

Jake Paul announces he’ll fight former UFC champ Tyron Woodley

The two clashed at Jake Paul’s last fight. Now Woodley says he’ll “take out the trash.” Jake Paul will fight Tyron Woodley on Aug. 28. Woodley gave as good as he got, making fun of Jake Paul’s bragging about snatching Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s hat at a press event for the upcoming June 6 fight between …

Watch Jake Paul knockout Tyron Woodley with a monstrous punch

In the sixth round of their rematch, Jake Paul defeated Tyron Woodley with a massive right hand shot. Jake Paul, after defeating Tyron Woodley on Saturday night. The rematch between Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley ended in brutal fashion Saturday night, thanks to a crushing, fight-ending right hand from Paul that sent Woodley face first to the …

Celebrate the return of college ball with $5 off each of your first 5 Postmates orders

Get your game on while having restaurant meals delivered, no human contact required. You can enter the code at checkout or visit your account page and add it there. Either way, you should see a confirmation that you’ll save $5 on each of your next five orders. It’s that easy. Fine print: This code works …

Preakness Stakes 2021: Post time, TV schedule, how to watch horse racing without cable

You don’t need cable to watch the second leg of the Triple Crown today on NBC. The 2021 Preakness Stakes takes place later today and will be broadcast on NBC. Here’s how you can watch live without cable. Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit will attempt to capture the second leg of the Triple Crown at …

The Staples Center will be renamed Crypto.com Arena

Crypto continues to elbow its way into major-league sponsorships. With just 16% of the US population using or investing in cryptocurrency, the name change may come as a shock to many sports fans — and players. When Clippers point guard Reggie Jackson was told of the change, he responded, “What?” But this name change is only …

High jump event at the Tokyo Olympics ends with unprecedented shared gold

Mutaz Essa Barshim and Gianmarco Tamberi shared the most heartwarming moment of the Tokyo Olympics so far, Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy celebrates winning gold in the high jump at the Tokyo Olympics. Mutaz Essa Barshim from Qatar and Gianmarco Tamberi from Italy were the last men standing in the final of the men’s high jump …