Suarez gets ready for a flying elbow drop to sportsmanship
The decision of FIFA to limit Suarez’ ban to one match would be perplexing enough, if Suarez wasn’t rubbing all our noses in it:
The ‘Hand of God’ now belongs to me. Mine is the real ‘Hand Of God’.
“I made the best save of the tournament. Sometimes in training, I play as a goalkeeper so it was worth it.
“There was no alternative but for me to do that and when they missed the penalty I thought ‘it is a miracle and we are alive in the tournament’.
Suarez admits that his only alternative was to engage in what the Laws of the Game calls “unacceptable and unfair intervention”, claims that it was God’s will that he do such a thing, sets a dangerous precedent (I can’t have been the only one who thought to myself, “why didn’t the Paraguay defender jump and grab the ball?” today) brags about it and gets the minimum ban?
England pubs reopen on US Independence Day — after first nationwide closure since 1665’s Great Plague
The streets of Soho filled with merry drinkers in London on Saturday and the pubs of Manchester were packed as England's hospitality sector returned from a three-month coronavirus hiatus.
"It feels amazing," said Leo Richard Bill, a soldier, after getting through the door of one of London's buzziest restaurants on the Thames River's popular south bank.
"It’s been what, like three months since... me and everyone else haven’t been able to get outside and have a good time. So yeah, it feels good to get amongst it," he said.
Parts of London and other cities, deserted during lockdown, sprang to life as people dressed up and came out for "Super Saturday" -- the day England's hospitality sector reopened for the first time since March.
Trump’s angry words and Coronavirus surge darken Independence Day weekend in America
The United States marked an unusually somber Independence Day on Saturday, with President Donald Trump bashing domestic opponents and China -- but praising the country's coronavirus response, despite a record surge in cases.
Across the country, virus fears dampened or nixed Main Street parades, backyard barbecues and family reunions on a day when Americans typically celebrate their 1776 declaration of independence from Britain.
Instead of adopting a unifying tone, Trump -- facing a tough re-election and eager to mobilize his political base -- railed against protesters demanding racial justice after unarmed African American George Floyd was killed by a white police officer.
‘Spoiler’ Kanye West mocked for running for president against his pal Trump: ‘2020 never fails to disappoint’
President Donald Trump appears to have lost the support of one of his most well-known Black supporters as Kanye West announced on Saturday that he is running for president.
“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States,” West posted on Twitter, with the hashtag #2020VISION.
The musician was mocked for his presidential bid, here's some of what people were saying: