WASHINGTON - Saudi Arabia says Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman spoke Monday by telephone with the son of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi to express condolences for the killing. Khashoggi died after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on October 2. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is vowing to reveal details about the case in a Tuesday speech to his parliament. He told an Istanbul rally Sunday, "We are looking for justice here and this will be revealed in all its naked truth, not through some ordinary steps." Erdogan spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump by telephone Sunday. Turkey's state-run news agency said both leaders agree the Khashoggi case needs to be "cleared up with all aspects." Saudi Arabia called Khashoggi's killing inside its Istanbul consulate "a huge and grave mistake" and vowed those responsible for it would be held accountable. Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told Fox News Sunday that Saudi agents … [Read more...] about Turkey’s President Promises to Reveal ‘Naked Truth’ About Khashoggi Killing
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Rob Gough, with the 1952 Mickey Mantle card he paid a record-setting $5.2 million for last month. Photo: Berk Communications This time last year, the only sports cards Rob Gough owned were the ones he’d collected as a kid. Somewhere in his possession are plastic sheets filled with Michael Jordans, Shaquille O’Neals, and assorted members of the 1990s Cincinnati Reds, all mass-produced and worth roughly the cardboard they were printed on. These days, Gough’s collection looks a bit different. The entrepreneur says that by mid-January of this year, he had spent $10 million on various trading cards, a spree that culminated with his biggest purchase yet: $5.2 million for a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle in nearly perfect condition. With that, he shattered the record for the price of a single card. It was a jaw-dropping purchase but hardly an isolated event in a suddenly torrid sports-card market. The previous record for the priciest sale ever had been set just months before, in August … [Read more...] about Why Did Someone Pay $5 Million for a Baseball Card in 2021?
By Michael Hurley , CBS Boston BOSTON (CBS) — There’s not much to say about the Boston Celtics anymore. They are, regrettably, a massive disappointment. READ MORE: 39,725 Minutes! Painfully Long Waits On Vaccine Website As Thousands Of New Appointments Are Filled It’s to the point where even if the Celtics had been able to win handily against the sub-.500 Hawks, it wouldn’t have been a moment worth celebrating. It would simply have been the Celtics doing what they’re supposed to do. Yet they couldn’t even do that. And not only did the Celtics lose, they set some ugly history in the process of their ugly 127-112 defeat. The Celtics allowed the Hawks to hit 23 of their 42 3-pointers. Those 23 makes were the most for a Celtics opponent … ever. Considering the Celtics franchise has been playing basketball for several years, that’s not great news for the 2021 version of the team. Most 3's Vs. Boston – NBA history 23 – ATLANTA – Feb. 24, 2021 (Quirky fact…Rondo … [Read more...] about Celtics Make The Wrong Kind Of History In Blowout Loss To Hawks
(CNN) Tiger Woods' rollover car crash led to serious leg injuries and a flurry of medical terms most people aren't familiar with. The 45-year-old golf legend was rushed to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center on Tuesday after the wreck. The hospital's chief medical officer described his injuries and immediate treatment in a statement posted to Woods' Twitter account : Tiger Woods is recovering from major surgery after a high-speed car crash "Mr. Woods suffered significant orthopaedic injuries to his lower right extremity that were treated during emergency surgery," Dr. Anish Mahajan said. "Comminuted open fractures affecting both the upper and lower portions of the tibia and fibula bones were stabilized by inserting a rod into the tibia. Additional injuries to the bones of the foot and ankle were stabilized with a combination of screws and pins. "Trauma to the muscle and soft tissue of the leg required surgical release of the covering of the muscles to … [Read more...] about What exactly are Tiger Woods’ injuries? And what might they mean for his future?