Inside the raid that killed Osama bin Laden:...
While the whole world knows about the U.S. Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan in May, many of the details of the mission have been shrouded in operational secrecy—until now. In an astonishingly detailed reconstruction published Monday by the New Yorker, reporter Nicholas Schmidle goes deep inside the planning and execution of the May 1 raid. The scope of specificity...
Plaxico Burress agrees to one-year deal with New...
Former Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants receiver Plaxico Burress(notes) will return to the Big Apple after spending two seasons out of football. After a whirlwind free agency tour, Burress and agent Drew Rosenhaus have agreed to terms with the New York Jets on a one-year, $3.017 million deal. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the deal is fully guaranteed. Reports indicate that the...
Greco-Roman wrestler’s insane ‘flying squirrel’...
This is American junior wrestler Ellis Coleman performing an insane, flipping Greco-Roman wrestling move called “the flying squirrel” at the junior world championships: It’s hard to decide which part is best: how fluidly Coleman leaps, grabs, lands and performs a two-pronged takedown or that his lack of expression afterward suggests that doing all of those things was...