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Real Madrid Reject Ronaldo's Demands for New Deal as Man Utd Withdraw Interest After Sanchez Signing

Real Madrid will refuse to meet forward Cristiano Ronaldo's new contract demands to put him back on par with Lionel Messi's earnings at Barcelona, …

Soccer

Hitler's Last Stand: How Russia Destroyed the Nazi Military Machine Forever

The area between the Baltic Sea and the Carpathian Mountains had been relatively quiet since the end of Operation Bagration late in the summer of …

World History

The Incredible 50-year-old Plane on the Front Lines of the North Korea Standoff

The Cold War-era B-52 is a still a key part of the U.S. bomber fleet. But is that a good thing?<p>In 1964, Stanley Kubrick’s nuclear black comedy <i>Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Love the Bomb</i> burst into the cerulean with the force of a surface-to-air missile. Considered one of the greatest …

U.S. Air Force

This is the best smartphone camera of 2017

iPhone X vs. Pixel 2 XL vs. Note 8 vs. HTC U11 vs. LG V30<p>Smartphone cameras get better every year, but this year more than ever truly felt like a leap. For once, we can talk about more than just Apple and Samsung (and Google) when referring to the “top tier” of smartphones with good cameras. And …

Mobile Photography

NFL Head of Officials Tells Refs Not to Use Note Cards on 1st Down Measurements

Al Riveron, the NFL senior vice president of officiating, has told referees not to use note cards while measuring first downs during games, per ESPN's Adam Schefter.<p>The issue came up during Sunday's game between the Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders when the officials awarded the Cowboys a first …

Football (U.S.)

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Cam Newton Talks Diddy Potentially Buying Panthers, Bringing in Colin Kaepernick

Sean "Diddy" Combs would have the Carolina Panthers' biggest star on board were he to purchase the team from Jerry Richardson.<p>Speaking to reporters Wednesday, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said he has "always looked up to" the music mogul, per ESPN.com's David Newton.<p>Yahoo Sports' Charles …

Sean Combs

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Recruitment

John Dorsey on Browns Under Sashi Brown: 'They Didn't Get Real Players'

New Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey said the organization didn't acquire "real players" under its previous front-office leadership, led by executive vice president of football operations Sashi Brown before his firing last week.<p>On Thursday, Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com passed along …

Football (U.S.)

Photography Basics: What Are F-Stops?

Remember f-stops? Not everyone does. Millennials shoot their selfies with automated smartphones that have sent f-stops to steampunk heaven. …

Captured World War II German U-boat revealed as dramatic pictures surface

Incredible pictures showing the capture of a famous German U-boat during World War II will go on auction in the U.K. this weekend.<p>The pictures are part of an extensive archive of artifacts that belonged to Royal Air Force Officer Group Captain Montague Whittle, who commanded the RAF station in …

Kim Jong Un's top aide executed by North Korean death squad, reports suggest

A key member of Kim Jong Un's inner circle touted as a powerful military figure mysteriously vanished from public life recently, sparking rumors he was executed by a North Korean death squad after allegations of bribery, recent reports indicated.<p>Hwang Pyong-so, a vice marshal who held the most …

It's Not That Hard To Avoid Normalizing Nazis

Read some 'Hitler-at-home' stories from the 1930s. Then, don't do what they did.<p>Why is it that, in America in 2017, the question of how not to normalize Nazis provokes heated debate? Is there a way to discuss the everyday life of fascists <i>without</i> normalizing? Although there are no quick and easy …

Photo Basics: Understanding a DSLR’s AF System and How Different Autofocus Point Options Work (VIDEO)

The autofocus system in a modern DSLR camera is truly a wonder of technology. And there’s a lot going on under the hood that you may not totally …

1930s Germany shows us that bad tax policy can magnify Washington's worst problem by 1,000

The intended consequences of the Republican tax plan are bad enough. Unanimously, economists across ideological spectrums have said the GOP's Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would increase the deficit, hurt lower- and middle-income Americans, exacerbate inequality, and fail to provide the economic growth the …

Economics

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

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Manchester City players ridiculed Zlatan Ibrahimovic to start tunnel brawl

gossip<p>Manchester City’s staff and players triggered Sunday’s already infamous tunnel brawl by mocking Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, …

U.S. Will Keep Older Cluster Munitions, a Weapon Banned by 102 Nations

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon will allow the United States military to once again arm itself with older cluster munitions, a type of weapon that has been banned by 102 countries largely because of concerns that they disproportionately harm civilians.<p>The change, detailed in a memo released on Friday, …

Military

How a legendary group of US paratroopers came to be called 'The Rock Regiment'

The 503 rd Parachute Infantry Regiment is unique in the annals of airborne history. It was one of only two parachute regiments to fight in the Pacific during World War II and the only one still active today.<p>Throughout the war in the Pacific, the 503 rd fought independently, first as a regiment and …

Military

These Nazi stereographs were precious propaganda for the discerning fascist

The invasion of Poland as seen from Hitler’s inner circle<p>Say what you will about the tenets of National Socialism—Nazis knew how pictures worked. The …

The British soldiers who fought for Germany in the world wars

Not all British soldiers fought for their home cause in the two world wars of the 20th century. Here, Jem Duducu explores the ways in which German …

Florida Gators Twitter Account Has Great Response To Jimbo Fisher News

1,300<p>Photo via Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports Images.<p>The 4-7 Florida Gators football team does not have a lot to be overly pleased about this season, …

The Power of RAW on the iPhone

I take a lot of photos. Usually, I pack either a Sony a7R II or a Leica M — two cameras with massive sensors and brilliant lenses. But lately, I’ve …

The 5 worst modern battles to fight as a foot soldier

Let's be clear — all battles suck for a foot soldier, even the smaller ones. But there were some in recent times that sucked more than others for the lowly grunt, with body counts piling up, bad commanders and leadership with a total lack of respect for the lives of their men.<p>Here is a partial list …

New North Korean Missile Is A 'Monster'

The intercontinental ballistic missile that North Korea launched on Wednesday appears to be significantly larger and more powerful than previous versions, according to independent analysts.<p>"It's a monster," says Vipin Narang, an associate professor at MIT who tracks the North's nuclear …

North Korea

Aftermath of J.T. Barrett's mysterious collision with cameraman was caught on video

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett suffered a knee injury in the third quarter of the Buckeyes’ win over Michigan when a cameraman evidently collided with the quarterback on the sideline.<p>Head coach Urban Meyer called the collision a “non-football injury” and an admittedly furious Meyer told …

College Football

South Korea bombards North with propaganda about defector

South Korea is bombarding North Korean troops stationed in the Demilitarised Zone with news about a compatriot who defected across the border.<p>Large batteries of loudspeakers set up just to the south of the tense frontier are being used to inform the defector's former comrades that while he suffered …

Tennessee AD John Currie releases statement on Greg Schiano situation

Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports<p>The University of Tennessee confirmed on Monday that it will not be hiring Greg Schiano as its next head football coach, …