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‘We’re not stuck in our ways,’ says PGA Tour commissioner on slow play

‘We’re not stuck in our ways,’ says PGA Tour commissioner on slow play

Winning a golf tournament has never been more lucrative. The Masters’ winning purse increased to $11 million in 2017. Both the Players Championship and the US Open’s winning purse rocketed to $12.5 million last year. The winner of the FedEx Cup gets an eye-watering $15 million. Yet in recent weeks the sport has undergone something…MORE

Naomi Osaka: Tennis star takes on the CNN quickfire challenge

Naomi Osaka: Tennis star takes on the CNN quickfire challenge

Quiet night in or a big night out? Lead singer or backing vocals? Grass court or hard court? Naomi Osaka may be one of the most exciting prospects in tennis, but how well do you know Japan’s first grand slam singles champion? The 21-year-old sprung to worldwide fame last year by winning the US Open…MORE

Taylor Swift drops ‘Lover’ video ahead of album launch

Taylor Swift drops ‘Lover’ video ahead of album launch

Taylor Swift has offered a bit of love to all the fans who are eagerly awaiting Friday’s release of her seventh album: A video for its title track, “Lover.” Set in a whimsy color-coded setting inside a child’s snow globe, the video depicts a world of cohabitation and some of the ups and downs that…MORE

Eminem’s music publisher claims Spotify owes millions in royalties for ‘Lose Yourself’ and other songs

Eminem’s music publisher claims Spotify owes millions in royalties for ‘Lose Yourself’ and other songs

Eminem’s music publisher has filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against streaming giant Spotify over the hit “Lose Yourself” and more than 200 other songs. The lawsuit alleges Eminem’s songs have streamed on Spotify billions of times without their publisher, Eight Mile Style, receiving sufficient royalties. “Spotify has not accounted to Eight Mile or paid Eight Mile…MORE

Jaboukie Young-White to kick off new season of Comedy Central stand-up specials

Jaboukie Young-White to kick off new season of Comedy Central stand-up specials

Comedy Central’s latest edition of “Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents….” is not joking around, as the network has booked some of the scene’s most promising stars for its upcoming season. This year’s names include Jaboukie Young-White and DulcĂ© Sloan, both correspondents for the network’s “The Daily Show,” and Vanessa Gonzalez, who is known for her webseries…MORE

Spider-Man dispute between Sony and Marvel draws fans into the crossfire

Spider-Man dispute between Sony and Marvel draws fans into the crossfire

Spider-Man’s future might hang in the balance, but the dispute between Sony and Marvel over the character — having spilled into the public — is another prime example of super-powered silliness, exposing the limits of turning fans and click-hungry websites into foot soldiers in a corporate standoff. For those preoccupied with, well, practically anything else,…MORE

CDC sounds alarm over deadly drug-resistant salmonella

CDC sounds alarm over deadly drug-resistant salmonella

A deadly strain of salmonella that has sickened more than 250 people may not respond to the antibiotics commonly prescribed to treat the foodborne infection, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report published on Thursday, the CDC said that from June 2018 to March 2019,…MORE

Listeria outbreak infects 175 people during peak tourist season in Spain

Listeria outbreak infects 175 people during peak tourist season in Spain

Spain’s health ministry has issued an international health warning over a listeria outbreak that has infected 175 people. The bacteria was detected in a processed meat product manufactured in the city of Seville, in the southern region of Andalucia, according to an alert published Tuesday. Listeria is a common bacteria that causes listeriosis, an infection…MORE

Former Ghana international and ‘fan favorite’ Junior Agogo dies at 40

Former Ghana international and ‘fan favorite’ Junior Agogo dies at 40

A former international footballer for Ghana and a number of English football clubs has died at the age of 40. Junior Agogo, played 27 times for Ghana’s national team, scoring 11 goals. In 2008 he scored the winning goal as Ghana beat Nigeria in the quarterfinals of the Africa Cup of Nations, though the Black…MORE

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