Facebook eyes sports for its next push in online events

A pay-per-view-like option for sports leagues wouldn’t be out of the question, apparently. The next sports event you watch may be on Facebook. The social network launched its paid online events product last summer, inviting some people running Facebook pages to use tools designed to create, promote, host and monetize virtual live events. Since launch, …

Logan Paul and Floyd Mayweather memes: OnlyFans and $150,000 Pokemon cards

You knew social media was going to love this fight. Floyd Mayweather Jr. (green shorts) goes at it with Logan Paul during their contracted exhibition boxing match on June 6. “LOGAN IS WEARING HIS CHARIZARD CARD,” wrote one Twitter user. “Did Paul just flash a Charizard? We live in Hell,” said another. Paul wasn’t the …

Is Tom Brady’s viral video real or fake?

Tom Brady is great, but he’s not that great. Is he? The experts are calling “fake.” “Training camp starts this week,” the quarterback for the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers writes. “I’m looking forward to having some actual receivers again…” Brady is good, but this is Minnesota Fats trick shot good. And it turns …

See hospitalized kids ‘run the bases’ at Dodger Stadium, via robots

Take me out to the ball game, bots. Richie visits the baseball field from the hospital. “Turn it that way, there we go,” Dodgers infielder Gavin Lux coached a patient, who was maneuvering the robot around the field from afar, using buttons that direct the bot backward and forward. “Hey, you did a great job …

Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley: When it starts and how to watch or stream online

We’re hours away from Jake Paul’s next boxing match. Paul and Woodley, during their first fight, earlier this year. The main card starts at 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT) on Dec. 18 in Tampa, Florida, at the Amalie Arena. It won’t go unnoticed by viewers that Woodley will only have two weeks to get ready …

NHL in 2021: How to watch and stream hockey without cable

The season may be young, but some of the goals have already been highlight-worthy. Pull on your team’s sweater and we’ll show you how to stream all the action. Trevor Zegras and Sonny Milano of the Anaheim Ducks celebrate their astonishing goal. TNT will broadcast 50 NHL games, including the outdoor Winter Classic, Stadium Series …

When and how to watch skateboarding at the Tokyo Olympics

Here’s what you need to know. Skateboarding is at the Tokyo Olympics and it’s been awesome so far. The park discipline will feature a course that resembles a large basin with lots of dips, twists and turns. The Park event takes place on the 4th and 5th of August. The women’s Park Qualification takes place …

US Open 2021: TV schedule today, how to watch and more

See your streaming options for watching the toughest test in golf, no cable required. Here’s what you need to know to watch the golf this week. Phil Mickelson will look to make it two straight Majors at the US Open starting Thursday at Torrey Pines. Golf Channel has the early round coverage on Thursday and …

UFC 265 Derrick Lewis vs. Cyril Gane: When it starts and how to watch

UFC 265 features a title bout between two strikers with markedly different skillsets. Derrick Lewis and his post-fight interviews are the stuff of legend. That said, this is still a compelling fight. Derrick Lewis is one of the UFC’s most recognisable stars and Cyril Gane is maybe the most technical striker in the UFC’s heavyweight …

Preakness Stakes 2021: Post time, TV schedule, how to watch horse racing without cable

You don’t need cable to watch the second leg of the Triple Crown today on NBC. The 2021 Preakness Stakes takes place later today and will be broadcast on NBC. Here’s how you can watch live without cable. Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit will attempt to capture the second leg of the Triple Crown at …