‘They entrusted their son to us’: Maryland accepts fault in football player’s death

Maryland have acknowledged that mistakes were made in the treatment of Jordan McNair, who collapsed on the practice field and subsequently died Marylands college football team have parted ways with their strength and conditioning coach and have acknowledged that mistakes were made in the treatment of offensive lineman Jordan McNair,…

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NFL players kneel, raise fists or sit out National Anthem as preseason gets in full swing

(CNN)The NFL’s warmup games are in full swing — and the National Anthem protests are back. In Philadelphia, Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett walked out of the tunnel Thursday during the anthem and headed to the team bench ahead of a game against the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers, the Philadelphia Daily…

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Hungarian GP: Lewis Hamilton extends world title lead with ‘beautiful’ win

(CNN)Lewis Hamilton will go into Formula One’s summer break with a season-high 24-point advantage in the title race over his arch-rival Sebastian Vettel after winning the Hungarian Grand Prix Sunday. Follow @cnnsport It was Hamilton’s second straight win after his unlikely triumph from 14th on the grid in Germany last…

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Start your Monday smart: A key African election, Paul Manafort’s trial and … NFL football returns

(CNN)Now, you can hear the sun. Yes, you read that right. And its vibes are surprisingly soothing.Here’s what else you need to know toStart Your Week Smart. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) Explosion at June presidential…

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Chris Froome happy to sacrifice fifth Tour de France title for Geraint Thomas

Chris Froome insisted he would be willing to sacrifice his chances of a record-equalling fifth Tour de France title to help teammate Geraint Thomas achieve victory Chris Froome has insisted he would be willing to sacrifice his chances of a record-equalling fifth Tour de France title to help teammate Geraint…

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UK sets out plan to spend billions on fiber and 5G broadband for all

The UK government has set out a package of measures it’s hoping will futureproof domestic networks and boost international competitiveness by supporting a nationwide rollout of full fiber broadband and 5G mobile technology. The Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review, published today, follows the announcement of a market review last year as part…

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Turn your boring, single-screen laptop into an epic triple-screen beast

Will the new entry-level MacBook kill the 12-inch MacBook?Image: luke leonard/mashable September is shaping up to be the mother of all months for Apple product announcements. In addition to three new iPhones, Apple could use its annual iPhone launch event to unveil the long-rumored 13-inch MacBook that’s expected to replace…

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Serena Williams suffers worst defeat of her career

(CNN)Serena Williams is usually the one who inflicts heavy defeats on others, but the former world No.1 suffered the most one-sided loss of her illustrious career Tuesday when she was knocked out of the first round of the Silicon Valley Classic after a 6-1 6-0 defeat. Follow @cnnsport Since turning…

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