Facts mix with fiction yet Battle of the Sexes may still be underplayed | Richard Williams

Billie-Jean Kings defeat of the 1939 mens Wimbledon champion in 1973 provides the main thrust of a new film but like other sporting movies the facts are often massaged to augment the story After the […]

The Unlikely Strategy Behind Buffetts Investments in Encyclopedias

Warren Buffett has eclectic taste in companies. Along with large, thriving businesses such as Geico and the BNSF Railway, he’s accumulated a collection of head-scratchers. There’s a bowling shoe brand, a maker of vacuum cleaner […]

Giro d’Italia backs down in Israel row over calling start ‘west Jerusalem’

Israeli ministers had threatened to drop backing for cycling race, scheduled to begin in Israel, if wording did not change The Giro dItalia appears to have backed down in a row with Israeli ministers over […]

Record-breaking Dez Bryant helps keep Cowboys’ playoff hopes alive

Dak Prescott threw two touchdown passes, including a franchise record-breaker to Dez Bryant, and the Dallas Cowboys finally won without suspended star running back Ezekiel Elliott Dak Prescott threw two touchdown passes, including a franchise […]

5 things for December 1: Tax overhaul, Steinle, Tillerson, Libya, Japan

(CNN)It’s not too early to freak out over Christmas shopping. Here are 10 tech gadgets the people in your life will love. And here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed […]

Tokyo Grand Slam 2017: Inside the world’s most spiritual sport

Tokyo, Japan (CNN)In an unassuming Tokyo tower block sits the headquarters of a sport at a spiritual crossroads. From the lobby, it appears like any of Tokyo’s countless high-rise buildings. A sign for a café […]

Colin Kaepernick To Receive Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

The magazine announced its decision Thursday with Lonnie Ali, Muhammad Ali’s widow, who consults with SI to choose the recipient each year.  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Brown and Bill Russell were the 2017 co-recipients. In a […]

North Korea and Kim Jong Un: Meet the known key players in the regime

Kim Jong Un is the current supreme leader of North Korea, rising to power after his father, Kim Jong Il, died in 2011. His mother, Ko Young-hee, was an opera singer who died in 2004. […]

Tiger Woods very thankful after successful comeback from back surgery

Tiger Woods recorded a three-under 69 on his comeback from back surgery in first round of the Hero World Challenge in The Bahamas More telling than a score of three under par in stiff crosswinds, […]

With Conyers almost gone, pressure mounts on Franken