A helicopter carrying the son of World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Vince McMahon made an emergency landing Wednesday in the ocean off New York, and neither the pilot nor the passenger was hurt.
Shane McMahon, also a WWE executive, was aboard the Robinson R44 helicopter that came down in the Atlantic Ocean off Long Island’s Gilgo Beach late Wednesday morning.Read more
A friend of Oscar De La Hoya said he recently urged the legend to set aside his long-running rivalry with Floyd Mayweather Jr. to express some support for Mayweather’s Aug. 26 novelty bout against UFC champion Conor McGregor.Read more
Speeding downhill at 45 mph on unprotected Alpine roads, Tour de France rookie Primoz Roglic scaled the race’s highest peak and then barreled down the other side while holding off the competition on the famed Galibier climb to win Stage 17 on Wednesday.
Chris Froome consolidated his overall lead as Fabio Aru lost touch with the three-time champion’s group on the punishing gradients of the Galibier.Read more
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie snagged a foul ball Tuesday night and looked pretty smooth doing it, too. But that didn’t save him from the wrath of his detractors, who apparently were out in full force at Citi Field to watch Christie’s favorite team, the New York Mets, host the St. Louis Cardinals.Read more
Washington Redskins President Bruce Allen really wanted Kirk Cousins to sign a long-term deal with the team. Allen worked really hard trying to make that happen, offering to make the quarterback one of the highest paid players in NFL history.
But somehow during all of that — not to mention the five seasons Cousins has been with the Redskins — Allen never learned the guy's first name.Read more