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Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic swap shirts after World Cup final and write touching messages to each other

Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic teamed up to create one of the most dangerous midfield partnerships at the World Cup.<p>Despite their defeat in the final …

Soccer

The Largest Crystals Ever Discovered Are At Risk Of Decay

The mine of Naica, in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico, was opened in 1828 to mine for lead, zinc and silver ore. In 1910, a natural cave in the mine was discovered, which was later named Cueva de las Espadas, the Cave of Swords. The name derives from three-feet large, blade-like gypsum crystals …

Crystals

Feeding the gods: Hundreds of skulls reveal massive scale of human sacrifice in Aztec capital

The priest quickly sliced into the captive's torso and removed his still-beating heart. That sacrifice, one among thousands performed in the sacred …

World Cup 2018 player rankings: Full top 100

The <b>nation with the most players</b> on the list? It’s a tie between Brazil and Spain at 16. France and Germany are level in third with 13 apiece. Belgium …

Borussia Dortmund's Mario Gotze confident of Germany World Cup spot

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Gotze has told kicker he believes he is worthy of a place in Germany's World Cup squad.<p>Gotze, 25, scored the World …

Justin Verlander has funny reaction to Yu Darvish’s base-running slip

Jim Young-USA TODAY Sports<p>Justin Verlander had a funny reaction to Yu Darvish’s slip on the base paths during Friday’s game.<p>Darvish hit a double in …

Jordan Spieth skipping a ball across the pond at the Masters is art

The Masters’ best practice tradition is back!<p>Skipping the pond on No. 16 is a tradition at the Masters during practice rounds, and this year Jordan Spieth absolutely drilled it.<p>It’s unclear who was the first to try and skip the pond, but since the 1980s it’s become part of the lead-up to the event …

Golf

Giants pitcher Derek Holland did an entire mid-game interview as Kermit the Frog

And it was a pretty spot-on impression.<p>It’s been a pretty good couple days for Major League Baseball pitcher Derek Holland. First he was tabbed as a member of the San Francisco Giants’ starting rotation. Then he proved he does one of the world’s best Kermit the Frog impersonations.<p>Holland had the …

San Francisco

Comets are still reeling from a star that sideswiped the Solar System 70,000 years ago

Currently, Alpha Centauri is the closest star to our Sun, at a distance of four light-years. But about 70,000 years ago, an interstellar interloper …

What Mesut Ozil wrote about Jose Mourinho in 2017 explains how the Manchester United boss is acting

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho can't seem to keep his name out of headlines at the moment - and what Mesut Ozil wrote about him in 2017 may …

Arsenal fans react as heartbreaking photograph of Santi Cazorla emerges after Gunners' Carabao Cup defeat

There were hundreds of things for Arsenal's fans to be upset about after Sunday's humiliating 3-0 defeat to Manchester City in the Carabao Cup …

We're volcano scientists – here are six volcanoes we'll be watching out for in 2018

The eruption of Mount Agung on the island of Bali has sparked worldwide media interest, yet volcanic eruptions in Indonesia are nothing new. Of the …

Poker pro stuns the table with a gutsy all in bluff

Would you bluff with a 7-2 suited at a poker table filled with big-name pros?<p>I wouldn’t. But I’m not Daniel Shak.<p>While playing in a “Holidays with Hellmuth” game, Shak saw three players ahead of him call or raise with their hands, including Phil Hellmuth. He looked down to find a 7-2 of clubs, a …

Poker

Houston fumbled a kickoff at its own 10 and then scored on a block six almost immediately

College special teams!<p>Trailing 20-13 in the third quarter of the Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve against Fresno State, the Houston Cougars muffed a kickoff return. Two guys tried to field it, and they ran into each other, and the ball fell, and Fresno fell on it at the UH 10.<p>Then Houston’s defense …

Paulinho: ‘Everyone said: “Bah, his career is over.” Now I’m at Barça. That’s football’

The Brazil midfielder almost quit football at the age of 19, was written off after leaving Tottenham for China in 2015 but is now preparing for his first clásicohaving silenced his critics at Barcelona<p>“I told him I didn’t want to play any more. He was phoning and phoning but I said: ‘I’m not going …

Soccer

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

Good news, red velvet lovers! Now you can enjoy the taste of your favorite cake in hot chocolate form. This rich, creamy Red Velvet Hot Chocolate …

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate with Marshmallow Whipped Cream

Nutella or sh*t - Is Gennaro Gattuso the man to save AC Milan?

The first time a teenage Gennaro Gattuso saw Andrea Pirlo in action, he was left feeling so insecure about his own abilities that he considered …

PHOTOS: World Cup jerseys have throwback vibes

Several World Cup jerseys have been put on display early in this international break, and designers are moving away from the uniform uniform …

Euros

Tony Pulis increasingly open about hatred of football, friends report

Sources close to West Brom boss Tony Pulis have spoken of their unease at how passionately the manager has begun railing against the sport of …

Harry Kane jokes he would need to stop scoring ‘tap-ins’ when rating Puskas Award chances

Tottenham star Harry Kane appeared to mock himself when rating his chances of ever winning the Puskas Award.<p>The 24-year-old forward has been on fire …

Cristiano Ronaldo captures Best Male Player at FIFA awards

The yearly debate as to whom the best player in the world is won’t be settled in the minds of fans across the globe, but on Monday, FIFA gave its two …

Soccer

Real Madrid And Lionel Messi Left Stunned By Luis Suarez Decision

Real Madrid and Lionel Messi have been left stunned by Luis Suarez’s determination to play through the pain for Barcelona, according to …

Where would Mesut Ozil fit in at Manchester United if Jose Mourinho persuade him to leave Arsenal?

The transfer window may have closed more than a month ago but that hasn’t stopped Manchester United lining up players for next season – especially …

We simmed Barcelona in Europe’s other top four leagues on Football Manager

<b>They might be one half of the big two in La Liga, but Barcelona’s long-term future might not be in the Spanish top-flight if Catalonia gains</b> …

Soccer

Mason thanks 'gentleman' Cech for head injury support

The Hull midfielder suffered a similar skull injury to that picked up by the Arsenal goalkeeper and revealed the Czech has constantly been in contact<p>Ryan Mason has revealed the vital role Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has played during his recovery from a serious head injury.<p>The Hull City midfielder …

How to Make Potato Gnocchi

Potato gnocchi are a fun, and delicious dinner. See how easy they are to make from scratch with this recipe. Notice that unlike many gnocchi recipes, …

Cooking

Chocolate Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.<p>2<p>Done<p>Place the softened butter and peanut …

5 myths about sugar that you should stop believing

Is sugar addictive? Will it make kids hyperactive? Watch 5 common myths about sugar get debunked. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>5 sugar myths debunked.<br>Myth: Some types of sugar are better for you than others. All types of sugar have the same effect<br>Brown sugar, white, or raw: it all turns …

Diabetes