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Opinion: Open discussions, not ingratiation

The president-elect of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, wants a more objective debate about the rule of law in Europe. But that doesn't mean she'll cozy up to the populists, says DW's Rosalia Romaniec....

Opinion: Open discussions, not ingratiation

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Opinion: Why did the Reds keep Yasiel Puig in game amid trade discussions? The Reds deserve plenty of ridicule for leaving Yasiel Puig in the game — he was involved in the benches-clearing brawl — after they trad...
2019-07-31, 18:32

‘Open, cordial, and frank discussions’ held over future Somalia-UN relationship Discussions described in a joint statement as “open, cordial and frank”, took place on Wednesday, between Somalia’s top two politicians and the UN po...
2019-05-21, 15:48

UPDATE 1-Industry ministry open to any discussions on Alitalia, including with Atlantia Italy's industry ministry is open to discussions with any investor interested in the rescue of troubled carrier Alitalia, including infrastructure gr...
2019-06-14, 23:16

Italy's industry ministry open to any discussions on Alitalia, including with Atlantia Italy's industry ministry is open to discussions with any investor interested in the rescue of troubled carrier Alitalia, including infrastructure gr...
2019-06-15, 00:32

Opinion: There is a 100 percent chance Phil Mickelson won’t win this US Open This should have been Phil Mickelson's chance to crown a legendary career and vault himself into a select group of greats, but he's angered...
2019-06-13, 01:01

Opinion: The Open Championship at Portrush might be only thing Northern Ireland can agree on The Open Championship makes first appearance in Northern Ireland since 1951; the Troubles are in past, but province retains slightly sinister air. &...
2019-07-16, 18:48

Opinion: Rory McIlroy on a roll and serving notice to U.S. Open field After three consecutive missed cuts at the U.S. Open, Rory McIlroy changed his plan of attack this year for the national championship.   &...
2019-06-13, 07:16

Opinion: Tiger Woods misses cut at British Open, and that's just part of the new norm Tiger Woods, who played in just his 10th tournament of the year, missed the cut at the British Open. Will this be the new norm?    &#...
2019-07-19, 19:32

Opinion: Andretti Curse, Penske power and possible rain key wide-open Indy 500 All 33 drivers bring compelling narratives to the table ahead of Sunday’s 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500, but a few certainly stand out....
2019-05-26, 09:16

| US having 'very good' discussions with Taliban - Trump US President Donald Trump hailed progress in negotiations on an Afghanistan peace deal, saying that talks with both the Taliban and the Afghan govern...
2019-08-19, 19:16

US Having "Very Good" Discussions With Taliban: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Sunday hailed progress in negotiations on an Afghanistan peace deal, saying that talks with both the Taliban and the Afg...
2019-08-19, 04:16

Australia's Aveo in discussions with Brookfield on $859 mln offer Australia's Aveo Group on Tuesday revealed that Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc has offered A$1.27 billion ($859.4 million) in cash to acqui...
2019-08-06, 02:48

Porsche is involved in Gen3 Formula E discussions for 2021/22 Porsche's Formula E technical boss Malte Huneke says the manufacturer is involved in discussions regarding the championship's Gen3 car and that it wa...
2019-05-21, 16:16

Apple in 'advanced' discussions to buy Intel's modem division After months of rumors, Intel is reportedly close to finding a buyer for its phone modem division... and it won't surprise you to hear who the c...
2019-07-23, 03:32

Police 'discussions' over memo leak as ambassador quits Police have held "initial discussions" over an investigation into the leak of diplomatic memos from Sir Kim Darroch, the UK's ambassador to the US, w...
2019-07-10, 20:48

Discussions underway about Australia's AU$60m Regional Connectivity project The Department of Communications is seeking input from the telecommunications industry, all levels of government, and other interested stakeholders o...
2019-08-12, 10:00

CBOE and C2 in Discussions on Regulatory Services Agreement With FINRA CHICAGO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options ...
2019-05-22, 01:16

Discussions On Afghan Peace Deal Go "Very Well", Says Trump's Spokesman The White House signaled progress Friday on preparations for a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, saying that discussions between President ...
2019-08-17, 01:32

Trump Meets Canada’s Trudeau for Trade Discussions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House as the two leaders work to get a repla...
2019-06-20, 22:16

Berger: No discussions had over giving Aston Martin DTM concessions DTM boss Gerhard Berger says there have not been discussions over handing the R-Motorsport Aston Martin squad concession breaks to allow it to catch ...
2019-07-16, 18:48

“Let’s Call Wayne.” Inside the White House Discussions on Guns The push for new legislation on guns is not dead yet. Despite mixed signals from President Trump, White House staff are drafting and discussing narro...
2019-08-22, 04:16

Government To Hold Discussions With Foreign Investors: Finance Minister FPIs pulled out Rs 2,881.10 crore from debt and equity segments on August 1 and 2. In July, they had withdrawn a net amount of Rs 2,985.88 crore from...
2019-08-05, 19:16

Trump says ‘serious discussions’ with Congress are underway on guns, NRA views will be ‘respected’ President Trump on Friday said he is having “serious discussions” with Congress on gun reforms and improvements in the background check process while...
2019-08-09, 16:32

Canada's Trudeau, Xi had 'positive' discussions as dispute rages -Ottawa Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chinese President Xi Jinping had "positive, constructive interactions" on the sidelines of the G20 summit ...
2019-06-29, 04:16

Canada's Trudeau, Xi had 'positive' discussions as dispute rages: Ottawa Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Chinese President Xi Jinping had "positive, constructive interactions" on the sidelines of the G20 summit ...
2019-06-29, 03:48

Tech firms 'limit' engineer discussions with Huawei on 5G standards Several major technology firms, including Intel and Qualcomm, have reportedly told staff to cease informal discussions with Huawei over 5G standards ...
2019-06-10, 18:48

Western premiers ‘expecting positive discussions’ as meeting kicks off in Edmonton Canada's western and northern premiers are meeting in Edmonton in a effort to make the "western provinces and territories the source of Canada’s stre...
2019-06-27, 22:16

French official says 'not aware' of new discussions on Renault, Fiat Chrysler alliance The head of French state holding APE said on Thursday he was "not aware" of any new discussions between Renault and Fiat Chrysler over a future all...
2019-07-04, 19:16

Special Status, Finances Feature In PM-Jagan Reddy Discussions In Delhi Andhra Pradesh's Chief Minister elect Jagan Mohan Reddy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah in Delhi today to discuss the several issues i...
2019-05-26, 13:32

Hope Hicks was not involved in discussions to pay Stormy Daniels hush money, her attorney says The statement came a day after newly unsealed court records showed Hicks in close communication with Trump attorney Michael Cohen in 2016 as he was n...
2019-07-19, 23:32

La La Anthony Involved in ''Legal Discussions'' Regarding Future of Her Marriage to Carmelo Anthony It could be the end of Carmelo Anthony and La La Anthony's marriage... for real this time. A rep for La La tells E! News, "As La La and Carmelo have...
2019-07-04, 03:48

Sir Kim Darroch latest: Downing Street confirms 'initial discussions' with police over Whitehall probe into leak The Government and police have held "initial discussions" over the investigation into the leak of memos written by the UK's former ambassador to Wash...
2019-07-10, 18:16

Pebble Beach doors open again to duffers after U.S. Open For a week Pebble Beach Golf Links belonged to the world's best but on Monday the famous seaside layout on every golfer's bucket list was returned to...
2019-06-17, 21:32

McIlroy targets US Open after Canadian Open win "Rory McIlroy threatened to shoot 59 but fell just short as he made his Canadian Open debut a great one by clinching a seven-stroke victory in Ontari...
2019-06-10, 13:48

Big guns could be spiked at wide-open U.S. Open A premium iron player will likely win this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, where Zach Johnson has almost as good a chance of prevailing as Dustin J...
2019-06-10, 19:48

THE MONETIZATION OF OPEN BANKING: How legacy institutions can use open banking to develop new revenue streams, reach more customers, and avoid losing out to neobanks and fintechs Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of The Monetization of Open Banking research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk ...
2019-07-15, 22:32

|OPINION:SAishobbledbymarketchangeasrandwrestleswithchallenges The downside of being the most liquid emerging market currency is that it’s hard to avoid the impact when investors turn cold on risk assets. Unfortu...
2019-05-30, 21:16

Opinion: No revolution in the EU The European Parliament will be more heterogenous than before, so finding a majority and reaching compromise will be a serious challenge, writes Bern...
2019-05-27, 23:16

|OPINION:Tradewarthreatenspeacedividendforstocks The Cold War had a chilling effect on the market for decades. The trade war with China and intensifying tensions with Mexico threaten to do the same,...
2019-06-01, 19:00

|OPINION:Therainbownationneednotbeachildishdaydream South Africa’s past is something people only seem comfortable to engage with based on how it informs their present. When we went to the polls to vote...
2019-06-02, 21:32

Opinion: Not your grandparents' Europe Europe has come a long way over two generations, but it's not yet where it needs to be. The EU needs to reform its unequal voting system and give cit...
2019-05-21, 17:32

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of pe...
2019-06-04, 06:32

Opinion: Think twice about outrageous CEO (retirement) pay Daimler chief Dieter Zetsche is just the latest to have his retirement pay package highlighted. Though modest by international standards, these payof...
2019-05-22, 11:32

|OPINION:Sorry,Amazon.KimKardashianisnowastore Luxury fashion is getting ready for its selfie. If it likes what it sees, the global apparel market could become a battle of the Everything Store aga...
2019-06-01, 19:00

Opinion: is the new 1 Series still a driver's car? BMW's shift from rear-wheel drive for the latest 1 Series won't please everyone, but it makes sense when you look at the figures In an increasingly ...
2019-05-27, 01:48

Opinion: JLR and BMW is an old alliance rebooted It shouldn't come as that big a surprise to see the two brands partnering up on electrification Nineteen years ago, BMW’s ownership of the then Rove...
2019-06-06, 22:16

Opinion: The revolt of the masses 2.0 The French revolution overthrew aristocracy, the velvet one ousted Communist regimes. Today, says Ivaylo Ditchev, massed ranks of digital natives are...
2019-06-01, 00:32

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2019-06-04, 01:16

Opinion: What's next for journalism in the Erdogan era? Journalists have had a hard time in Erdogan's Turkey: initially dismissed from their jobs, hundreds went on to be arrested. Now, they're grappling wi...
2019-07-12, 00:48

Opinion: The forgotten lessons of D-Day Representatives from a number of countries are commemorating the Allied landing at Normandy 75 years ago with a gigantic show. But some are forgettin...
2019-06-05, 18:32

Opinion: why the McLaren F1 still excites 25 years on from our first spin in the legendary F1, we reflect on the innumerable areas in which it still stands out Just how fast is a McLaren F1?...
2019-06-08, 09:00

Opinion: In the end, it was a backroom deal The nomination of Ursula von der Leyen for European Commission president is a victory for Angela Merkel, but a blow to the EU parliament. There's a l...
2019-07-03, 05:48

Opinion: Two all-English finals? Be careful what you wish for... Liverpool and Tottenham in the Champions League final, Arsenal and Chelsea in the Europa League final. Is it all a question of money? And do German t...
2019-05-31, 11:48

Opinion: Has Greta Thunberg gone overboard? Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is sailing from Europe to New York to travel carbon-free. But few ordinary people will be able to follow her ...
2019-08-15, 06:00

Opinion: A political bombshell in Kosovo Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has surprisingly resigned after being requested to face a special war crimes tribunal in The Hague. This will ...
2019-07-20, 19:16

Opinion: Why we remember Tiananmen Square Thirty years have gone by since the world watched the Tiananmen Square massacre in China. So why must we remember the events of June 4? It's a decept...
2019-06-04, 06:32

Opinion: Is the only safe Jew in Germany an invisible one? That the German government's anti-Semitism commissioner advised Jews against wearing a yarmulke is a scandal. If Felix Klein is right, then German so...
2019-05-31, 11:48

Opinion: The EU must respect the nation-state The EU needs unity where such things as the single currency require it. But it also needs to have respect for the diversity of nation-states and thei...
2019-08-17, 18:32

Opinion: BMW could revive British car manufacturing The 75 was made under BMW’s ownership of Rover BMW sold Land Rover nearly 20 years ago, but maintains a strong presence in British industry BMW’s...
2019-08-12, 08:32

Opinion: The significance of Germany's constitution Most Germans greatly value their constitution, which is also a result of Germany's dark Nazi past. But even so, Germany must work hard to preserve it...
2019-05-23, 13:48

Opinion: Trump vs. Huawei, and the end of the smartphone? The trade spat between Washington and Beijing has reached a new level, with successful Chinese telecoms equipment provider Huawei stuck in the eye of...
2019-05-24, 17:48

Opinion: The significance of Germany's Basic Law Most Germans greatly value their Basic Law, which is also a result of Germany's dark Nazi past. But even so, Germany must work hard to preserve its d...
2019-05-23, 21:32

Opinion: Maguire is not enough for United to succeed "Manchester United have dramatically improved their defensive options with the signings of Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka, but there is still mu...
2019-08-05, 16:16

Opinion: Ukraine is tired of yesterday Nowhere is democracy's huge and impressive potential more striking than in Ukraine. The parliamentary elections have confirmed a political shakeup, w...
2019-07-22, 18:00

Opinion: The IPCC is right, if we want food, we have to look after our land As we learn how climate change leaves our food security — and us — hanging in the balance, it's time to stop behaving as though the planet were an en...
2019-08-08, 19:32

Opinion: The Kremlin fears its own people Russian police reacted with force and arrested more than 1,000 people during opposition protests in Moscow. As the nervousness of Russia's rulers inc...
2019-07-31, 18:16

Opinion: The US and Germany — an everyday estrangement US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has just been to Berlin. The composed diplomatic courtesy shows just how far Germany and the US have drifted apart,...
2019-06-01, 00:32

Opinion: Turkish democracy is still alive The Turkish opposition’s victory over the ruling party in Istanbul’s rerun election is an important victory for democracy. It also sets the stage for...
2019-06-24, 05:16

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally l...
2019-06-12, 13:48

Opinion: 'Let's hope it wasn't a foreigner' Germany is in shock after a child was killed at Frankfurt's central train station. When tragedies like these happen, people in the country with migra...
2019-08-01, 07:48

Opinion: Why Germany beats the pessimists While investors from all over the world seek their fortunes in Germany, the prophets of doom are talking down Europe's biggest economy. Facts and fea...
2019-06-07, 14:32

Opinion: America's weekend of terror Nearly 30 people have been shot dead in El Paso and Dayton. Don't expect the violence to end — the US won't tighten its gun laws, and the president c...
2019-08-05, 08:48

Opinion: Boko Haram — no end in sight Ten years ago, the radical Boko Haram sect became a terror organisation and embarked on a trail of murder and mayhem that continues today. The Nigeri...
2019-08-01, 15:48

Opinion: Last chance for German carmakers Emissions-cheating scandals hitting German car manufacturers have strained relations between policymakers and the auto industry in the country. But D...
2019-06-27, 18:48

Opinion: Thailand's democratic dictatorship Although Thailand's military junta has now been formally elected into office, its hold on power shows that the country's politics are a tangled hybri...
2019-06-06, 16:32

Opinion: Ford's new Puma is a fresh take on the SUV The 'very European' new compact SUV could be the future of the family car The sense of excitement senior Ford people have for the Puma is clear. For...
2019-06-27, 19:48

Opinion: Why Jon Stewart fights for the 9/11 heroes In a recent congressional hearing, Jon Stewart displayed passionate conviction for the men and women sickened by exposure to Ground Zero toxins. His...
2019-06-14, 07:16

Opinion: Car design - the new Mission Impossible? i8 fulfilled its objective as a 'statement piece' for early EV adopters Why planning ten years ahead is getting harder than ever Who’d be BMW Grou...
2019-06-27, 19:48

Opinion: A Persian Gulf war can have no winners After the attacks on two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, the US is blaming Iran. How credible is the accusation, asks DW's Rainer Sollich, and c...
2019-06-15, 13:32

Nancy Pelosi Had a Good Opinion For a Change Asked about the horrific photo of Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter Valeria which made headlines earlier this week, House Speaker Nancy...
2019-06-27, 23:16

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a t...
2019-06-16, 01:16

Opinion: Winners and losers from a spectacular Indianapolis 500 Simon Pagenaud scored his first victory and NBC broadcast its first Indy 500, but neither meteorologists nor Marco Andretti had a good day.  &#...
2019-05-28, 05:16

Opinion: Tom Brady, the ageless wonder, has a lot more football left in him Patriots QB Tom Brady, who turned 42 on Saturday, literally wrote the book on defying age and performing at such a high level this late in his career...
2019-08-06, 18:32

Opinion: New Porsche 718 GT4 receives the engine it deserves Naturally aspirated, 911-derived flat-six is good news for eco-warriors and thrill-seekers alike Much of the new Cayman GT4’s mechanical make-up see...
2019-06-18, 05:48

Opinion: Jaguar gets on the front foot with an electric XJ Electric XJ will follow in the footsteps of Jaguar's EV pioneer, the I-Pace JLR's plans for an electric XJ have been confirmed, and could be the fi...
2019-07-05, 12:32

Opinion: a beginner's guide to the Nurburgring 24 hours Fantastic machinery, crazy fans and action-packed racing should make the N24 a fixture on any petrolhead’s calendar The Nürburgring is a place that ...
2019-06-27, 19:48

Opinion: Theresa May's toxic Brexit legacy Don't be fooled by the tears she shed. Prime Minister Theresa May stumbled her way through a disjointed and dysfunctional Brexit process and has left...
2019-06-07, 06:48

Opinion: Clemens Tönnies' resignation is inevitable Schalke chairman Clemens Tönnies has revealed a blatantly racist world view. The club and Tönnies have attempted to row back on the comments but ther...
2019-08-04, 06:48

Opinion: India's government is playing with fire India's ruling party has delivered on its promise to revoke the special autonomous status for Jammu and Kashmir. It is a risky move, but there is a c...
2019-08-05, 22:48

Opinion: Banning phones from roads is easier said than done The campaign to eradicate mobile phone usage is promising, but is there any feasible means of enforcing such a law? While today’s Transport Committe...
2019-08-13, 19:00

Opinion: Boris Johnson's clowning glory The UK got the news on Tuesday that Boris Johnson is the next Tory party leader and is now set to become the country's new prime minister. Rob Mudge ...
2019-07-23, 21:48

Opinion: Gay men are nearly invisible in golf, but we’re not non-existent Someday a PGA Tour golfer will come out to the pleasant realization that what was to him a seismic announcement is barely worth the noting.  &#...
2019-06-30, 21:16

Opinion: Unnecessary Sea-Watch 3 provocations from both sides The arrest of the "Sea-Watch 3" captain raises the question of who stands to benefit from such acts of protest. Ultimately, it may play into the hand...
2019-07-01, 19:48

Opinion: The EU's future and the European Parliament vote Will the elections for the European Parliament really determine the future of the EU? DW's Felix Steiner urges voters to remain calm and exercise the...
2019-05-25, 12:32

Opinion: More money won't alone fix Germany's military woes Germany's new defense minister, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has told the Bundestag she wants a bigger defense budget. But simply throwing more money ...
2019-07-24, 23:00

Opinion: Hong Kong and the broken promise The Special Administrative Region is in turmoil. For weeks, activists have been protesting against a now withdrawn extradition bill. But the protests...
2019-07-23, 09:16

Opinion: China, US digging in for long battle What's in a name? Clearly a great deal in the high-stake trade war between the US and China, which has escalated after US President Donald Trump name...
2019-08-06, 22:00

Opinion: The fine art of defusing Italy's budget row The European Commission has once again said that Italy's fiscal policies lack prudence and violate the bloc's budget rules. DW's Andreas Rostek looks...
2019-06-05, 18:32

Opinion: 11 NFL legends with the strangest career stops A number of all-time NFL greats played briefly at the end of their careers with unfamiliar teams. Here are the strangest stops for those legends. &#...
2019-07-31, 18:32

Opinion: Language between self-censorship and political correctness What society perceives, and how people feel, is influenced in no small way by language. That's why there have always been attempts to control languag...
2019-05-30, 15:00

Opinion: Georgians oppose Russian meddling Hundreds of Georgians were injured protesting against Russian MP Sergei Gavrilov addressing Orthodox law-makers in parliament. A veritable political ...
2019-06-23, 09:16

Opinion: Why Formula E is succeeding in New York City An exciting season finale proves the electric race series is maturing quickly, and that manufacturers are firmly on board Even in its third season ...
2019-07-15, 18:48

Opinion: This is where the top remaining NBA free agents should sign We’re making our best pitch to each of the top remaining NBA free agents about where they should go once signing period begins at 6 p.m. Sunday...
2019-06-30, 15:16

If a Doctor Only Tells You to Lose Weight, Consider a Second Opinion It’s no secret that doctors sometimes can’t look past body weight when seeing larger patients. If you think your real health problems are being ignor...
2019-08-13, 17:00

Opinion: Myanmar's Suu Kyi cozying up to Orban is absurd Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orban, have issued a joint anti-Muslim statement. The Burmese leader ha...
2019-06-08, 11:16

Opinion: Is too much being asked for France as it hosts World Cup? France is trying to become first team to hold the men's and women's World Cup titles at same time.        ...
2019-06-07, 18:48

Opinion: What I learned as acting CEO of Cambridge Analytica Cambridge Analytica made many mistakes on the path to notoriety. But its biggest mistake was believing that complying with government regulations was...
2019-08-20, 08:48

Opinion: Why Canadian GP controversy is good for Formula 1 Vettel rejoined circuit just ahead of Hamilton Sebastian Vettel's contentious penalty for his Canadian Grand Prix moment has sparked plenty of deba...
2019-06-10, 23:48

Opinion: Afghanistan's roller-coaster history It should have been a joyous occasion: 100 years of independence. Instead Afghanistan mourned the dead after a wedding was attacked. The US and the T...
2019-08-19, 16:16

Opinion: Russia frozen on climate change Vladimir Putin has talked about global warming's toll as Siberia's Irkutsk region struggles to recover from floods. But there's a simple reason why R...
2019-07-06, 20:32

U.S. World Cup goal celebrations polarizes opinion The United States' record 13-0 drubbing of Thailand at the Women's World Cup on Tuesday did not sit well with everybody, with opinion divided on whet...
2019-06-12, 07:48

Opinion: EU chooses self-interest over compassion for refugees In the EU's game of "refugee bingo," far-right Italian Interior Minister Minister Matteo Salvini can only win. He has little reason to give in to sta...
2019-07-18, 22:48

Opinion: Another Tiananmen Square in Hong Kong? The protests in Hong Kong are increasingly becoming a thorn in Beijing's side. How much longer will the Communist Party leadership sit back and watch...
2019-08-22, 10:48

Opinion: Eurovision demonstrates the power of empathy This year's Eurovision Song Contest entries varied from a call to action to end capitalism to pure party songs. The winner won on a personal note, sa...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Opinion: The price of the EU's inaction in the Middle East As the EU has adopted a noticeably more pragmatic stance towards Arab autocrats, shifts in the balance of power within this strategically vital regio...
2019-05-22, 21:32

Opinion: In Tehran, diplomatic hope dies last German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas' Iran trip made clear that Europe’s role in the Middle East is little more than that of a well-meaning extra. Yet ...
2019-06-11, 02:00

Opinion: Take Turkey's threats to invade Syria seriously A Turkish invasion of Syria appears to be imminent. But a new military offensive could have self-destructive consequences for Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ...
2019-08-11, 02:32

Opinion: Major League Baseball is at a crossroads. What does it want to become? Baseball is at a crossroads. Juiced balls, intentional or not, is among the litany of anxieties that are troubling the players and the union.  ...
2019-07-10, 00:32

Opinion: What does Volkswagen's new Nurburging record prove? The ID R has just become one of the most important cars on the planet after tearing around the Nordschleife in just over six minutes How do you foll...
2019-06-03, 17:16

Opinion: German slowdown is a warning signal There's no denying anymore that Germany's economy is slowing. Yet, this isn't the time for stop-gap measures, says DW's Henrik Böhme. Instead, he arg...
2019-08-14, 21:32

Opinion: The exciting season the Bundesliga needed The Bundesliga season is over, and although Bayern Munich have won the title for the seventh consecutive time, DW's Jonathan Harding thinks this has ...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, s...
2019-07-10, 12:48

Opinion: Football needs more women like Stephanie Frappart Football, a man's game? For decades people said it. But women have been helping to shape the sport for ages. Now, Joscha Weber argues, it's time for ...
2019-08-15, 06:00

Opinion: Huawei's 5G plan for Germany is a bad deal China does everything it can to block access to information, particularly from the foreign press. So letting a Chinese firm build Germany's 5G networ...
2019-07-10, 11:00

Second opinion on DJI Osmo Action, the GoPro killer A second take on a quick review shows settings that have too many options and can't be read well in bright sunlight. But camera offers many gre...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Opinion: Germany faces turbulent times The resignation of Social Democrat leader Andrea Nahles makes early elections in Germany more likely. But both the CDU and the SPD should avoid any h...
2019-06-03, 10:16

Opinion: China's newest EV start-up is worth taking seriously Human Horizons HiPhi 1 There are nearly 500 EV start-ups registered in China, and most are doomed to failure. Can Human Horizons be any different? ...
2019-08-01, 14:16

Opinion: By throwing flares, Mainz ultras damaged their own cause German fans are frequently demonized for their use of pyrotechnics, which many would like to see legalized. But by throwing flares onto the pitch, Ma...
2019-08-11, 02:32

Opinion: Why the Mercedes-Benz EQV is an electric game-changer Mercedes-Benz Vans boss Marcus Breitschwerd is confident about the future of the commercial vehicle segment Stuttgart’s new zero-emission people ca...
2019-08-20, 20:16

Opinion: Africa's new free trade zone is still just a dream Trade within Africa has enormous potential. Whether a new free trade zone on the continent will realize that potential is up to the more than 50 nati...
2019-07-09, 07:48

Opinion: This NBA Finals will be remembered for soap operas off the court The NBA has a celebrity culture, is immersed in social media and the proximity of fans to the playing surface creates a unique environment.  &#...
2019-06-14, 03:16

Opinion: US women owe no apologies for celebrating 13-0 blowout of Thailand The U.S. women beat Thailand 13-0 in its World Cup opener. How's that any different than a college football team running up the score?  &#...
2019-06-12, 04:16

Opinion: This is easily one of the 20 most embarrassing Knicks moments since 2017 To call the Knicks a "clown shoes operation" would be an insult to clown shoes. Day 1 of NBA free agency was the latest in embarrassments.  ...
2019-07-01, 15:16

Opinion: Astros save MLB trade deadline from being an all-time dud In what was emerging as the dullest and most pathetic trade deadlines in ages, the Astros stepped up and seized the moment, grabbing Zack Greinke. &...
2019-08-01, 06:16

Opinion: Packers must make drafting QB a high priority Aaron Rodgers’ back trouble seals it. The Packers must draft a quarterback next year, and they need to start looking in the first round.  ...
2019-08-21, 20:16

Opinion: NBA should be embarrassed about wrong hats being worn at the draft With the trade not being recognized by the league, a number of players on Thursday night had to have their photos taken with wrong hats on.  &#...
2019-06-21, 17:48

Opinion: Key steps needed for Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between the government of Cameroon and separatist leaders aimed at faciliating a peaceful resolution to a thr...
2019-07-17, 16:16

Opinion: Donald Trump's ice-cold Greenland calculus In offering to buy Greenland, US President Donald Trump is trying once again to disrupt the postwar Western order. What he is mainly interested in is...
2019-08-20, 10:48

Opinion: Rodrigo Duterte, protector of women's rights? A law to create "safe streets and public spaces" in the Philippines has been signed into law by Rodrigo Duterte. But the law isn't an achievement of ...
2019-07-17, 13:48

Opinion: Women's World Cup hurt by lack of organization Germany's win against Nigeria was played in front of an almost full house. This is the exception rather than the rule, owing partly to FIFA's lack of...
2019-06-22, 22:16

Opinion: Disappointment and hope in Germany's World Cup exit Germany are out of the Women's World Cup. DW's Jonathan Harding thinks that although the defeat was deserved and the manner of the exit was disappoin...
2019-06-30, 03:48

Opinion: MLS right not to punish Alejandro Bedoya for speaking out against gun violence MLS chose on Monday not to discipline the Philadelphia Union's Alejandro Bedoya, who used an on-field microphone to make a plea for gun control...
2019-08-06, 02:48

Opinion: Sebastian Kurz, the stone-faced chancellor After 17 months in office, the chancellor's former coalition partners, as well as the opposition, no longer have confidence in him. The vote was an u...
2019-05-28, 19:32

Opinion: The Tiger from the Masters goes missing during first round of PGA Championship The Masters this was not. Tiger Woods' dream of winning a second consecutive major title is not officially over, but it’s not exactly aliv...
2019-05-21, 22:48

Opinion: How the Raptors turned the series around to reach the NBA Finals After falling behind 2-0, Raptors coach Nick Nurse made a series of adjustments that sparked a turnaround and led Toronto to the NBA Finals.  &...
2019-05-26, 09:16

Opinion: NBA stars opting out of FIBA World Cup is not new. Here's why it happens Prominent NBA players have withdrawn from the FIBA World Cup in China, but they have legit reasons. The U.S. still has a team capable of winning gold...
2019-08-06, 02:48

Opinion: Donald Trump sets US up for conflict with Iran Donald Trump nearly took the Middle East to the brink with airstrikes against Iran. The US president's aggressive stance is sabotaging his professed ...
2019-06-21, 18:16

Opinion: why the Discovery Sport is crucial for Land Rover Brand's biggest seller needs to be a hit with customers if it will help boost revenue The new Discovery Sport might be easy to overlook in Land Rove...
2019-05-21, 23:00

Opinion: Has Kevin Durant played his last game with the Warriors? Several questions surround Kevin Durant's absence with a strained calf. Are the Warriors better without him? What does this mean for his future...
2019-05-28, 23:48

Opinion: The Shame of Berlin. Why can't the city build an airport? Berlin's unfinished airport just started adding a new terminal, even though the original structure is still not open. Despite a major test run of sys...
2019-07-31, 18:16

Opinion: The USWNT had better win the World Cup or legacy will be that of celebration flap The U.S. women's national team needs to win this year's World Cup or they'll only be remembered for their celebration debacle in win o...
2019-06-21, 17:48

Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especia...
2019-06-14, 19:16

Opinion: Jay-Z deserves the benefit of the doubt as he joins forces with the NFL Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z deserves some time to show what he can accomplish on the league's social-justice front in his Roc Nation partnership with th...
2019-08-18, 01:32

Opinion: MLB needs to watch out. This Dodgers rotation is historically good It's been a bit of a question mark in recent years, but the Dodgers' starting pitching is primed for an all-time great year – and dee...
2019-06-10, 18:48

Opinion: Scrapping the INF treaty is risky — and a lost opportunity The INF treaty was far from perfect. But instead of abandoning the deal altogether, Russia and the US should have modernized the agreement. Yet it se...
2019-08-03, 03:16

Opinion: C'mon, FIFA. Let the women have their day with World Cup final FIFA allowed two confederations to schedule championship games of men's tournaments on the same day as the World Cup final for the women.  ...
2019-07-06, 23:32

Opinion: What Ursula von der Leyen learned from Angela Merkel The EU is a game with three summits and, in the end, a German wins? In this case, yes. But Ursula von der Leyen's years in Berlin will prove ideal pr...
2019-07-03, 21:16

Opinion: Iran's calculated escalation in the Persian Gulf Iranian speedboats recently went after a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Despite this provocation, the Iranian regime is not out for war,...
2019-07-14, 23:16

Opinion: Kawhi Leonard getting vengeance against Warriors in NBA Finals Kawhi Leonard says he isn't out for revenge for 2017, but the Warriors must feel like the Raptors star has a score to settle this NBA Finals. &...
2019-06-08, 14:32

Opinion: Von der Leyen a sound choice in turbulent times Up to the last minute it was unclear if Ursula von der Leyen would be accepted as the next European Commission president. Her stellar speech and a la...
2019-07-17, 02:16

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal After days of speculation, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed his new government. His Cabinet shows a clear intent for reform, but it...
2019-05-31, 04:48

Opinion: We were over the moon about Neil Armstrong and sports in 1969 Sports world was a lot different when man set foot on the moon. For one, it showed miracles, even in sports, do happen with "Miracle Mets."  &#...
2019-07-20, 14:48

Opinion: Boris Johnson in Brussels — visibly invisible Boris Johnson's ubiquity these days can be tiresome. But as a newspaper hack in Brussels he preferred to keep a low profile. Jim Gibbons recounts the...
2019-07-20, 10:01

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism....
2019-05-31, 04:48

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle o...
2019-06-17, 03:16

Opinion: Why this World Cup will show how investing in women pays off Although the U.S. women continue to fight U.S. Soccer over discrimination ahead of the World Cup, investment in the game is coming from elsewhere. &...
2019-05-31, 04:16

Opinion: Modi's election victory starts a new era for India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his BJP party have won India's general election. On the way to victory, Modi has completely changed the country and ...
2019-05-23, 21:32

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an...
2019-05-23, 21:32

Opinion: Phil Mickelson says he needed to make changes and he'll be better for it Phil Mickelson, who's 15-18 pounds lighter than he was 15 days ago, says, 'I have so much energy, mental clarity' after six-day fast. ...
2019-07-15, 23:48

Opinion: Ebola in Congo — incompetence, mistrust and greed A year after the outbreak of Ebola in eastern DRC, the government and aid organizations have still not succeeded in bringing the disease under contro...
2019-08-01, 21:16

Facebook says EU court opinion undermines freedom of speech Facebook on Tuesday said an EU court opinion calling for it to seek out content deemed illegal by a local court on its platform undermined free speec...
2019-06-04, 14:16

Opinion: Arizona Cardinals should sign Colin Kaepernick President Trump has said he'd "love to see" Colin Kaepernick on an NFL roster. The Cardinals have a need and should find a way.   ...
2019-08-16, 16:32

Opinion: How good are U.S. women? Game against Sweden will be indication In the last 10 games between the teams, the Americans are 3-4-3. And one of those losses is perhaps the most galling in the USWNT's history. &#...
2019-06-19, 00:48

How Cardi B Changed Anna Wintour's Opinion of Her Style Cardi B has won over Anna Wintour. In a new segment of Vogue's "Go Ask Anna," the iconic editor-in-chief was asked to weigh in on the Grammy-winnin...
2019-07-03, 18:16

Opinion: Drake is annoying and the Warriors need to ignore his shenanigans The NBA Finals are here, the Raptors took a thrilling victory over the dynastic Warriors in Game 1, and all anyone wants to talk about is Drake. ...
2019-05-31, 22:48

Opinion: With or without Kevin Durant, these Warriors have nothing left to prove The mental strength the Warriors have shown to keep this NBA Finals series alive solidified them as one of the proudest, most distinguished champions...
2019-06-13, 03:48

Opinion: Government's Plan To Change Bankruptcy Law Bold And Necessary On Wednesday, the government said it would amend the 2016 insolvency law, a signature reform of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first term. Investors ...
2019-07-18, 07:48

Opinion: Carli Lloyd wants to start, but she wants another World Cup title even more Carli Lloyd is playing in her third World Cup, but is coming off the bench for the first time thanks to an abundance of talent at forward.  ...
2019-06-15, 03:32

Opinion: Golf sensation Amy Bockerstette has it all figured out. She can play, too Here's the thing: Amy Bockerstette is a nice person, yes. But Amy can play. Amy’s got game. Amy has what we hackers never will: A repeatab...
2019-06-28, 00:32

Opinion: how Rover’s failings provides a history lesson for UK government BMW had to sell the Rover Group, including MG When BMW requested aid to save Rover in 1999, the government refused. We reflect on lessons learned ...
2019-08-05, 02:32

Opinion: Led by Megan Rapinoe, this World Cup should be a seminal moment From her comments about Donald Trump to her criticism of FIFA, Megan Rapinoe has been the perfect voice for the Women's World Cup. Now it's up to FIF...
2019-07-08, 01:48

Opinion: Chief US salesman strikes a deal with Poland US President Trump has received his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, with an air show over the White House. This rare honor seals Trump's latest "de...
2019-06-13, 14:00

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same a...
2019-07-13, 23:48

Opinion: IMF's criticism of German family firms is flawed The IMF says Germany's family firms share part of the blame for the nation's rising inequality. But the head of the foundation for German family busi...
2019-07-16, 12:32

Opinion: The world has reached a crossroads in trade policy It's not too late for US trading partners to decide which path to take: one based on retaliation leading to trade destruction, or a path where tariff...
2019-08-16, 19:32

Opinion: Rolling out the red carpet for 'nasty' leaders is actually rather British Seeing Donald Trump go after London Mayor Sadiq Khan was as predictable as seeing Trump spell his name wrong. But Khan's mistaken about one thing, Ma...
2019-06-03, 15:16

Nissan CEO: If differences of opinion with Renault, then would like to discuss - Jiji If Nissan Motor Co and its top shareholder Renault SA have differences of opinion, then those should be discussed, Jiji news agency quoted Nissan's c...
2019-06-10, 08:00

Opinion: New Signs That India's Economy - and Credibility - Is In Crisis Now, Arvind Subramanian, a well-regarded economist who was till last year one of PM Narendra Modi's most senior advisers, has argued in a Harvard wor...
2019-06-13, 08:32

Opinion: Megan Rapinoe doing something right if she's setting Donald Trump off President Donald Trump initially directed rage at the wrong Twitter account, employed thinly veiled racism in attacking World Cup player Megan Rapino...
2019-06-28, 02:48

Opinion: Jürgen Klopp's holistic approach the real winner Liverpool have won the Champions League, and Jürgen Klopp has finally overcome his losing streak in finals. But the real victory of the day comes in ...
2019-06-02, 03:16

Opinion: India's Hedge Funds Threatened by Higher Taxes The Securities and Exchange Board of India, or SEBI, has always been suspicious of the source of capital for hedge funds investing in India from Sing...
2019-07-16, 18:32

Opinion: The candidates are wrong. It's a mistake to pay off college graduates' debt Whether you think Elizabeth Warren's and Bernie Sanders' calls to forgive student loan debt are thoughtful policy solutions or pandering to Millennia...
2019-07-04, 01:32

Opinion: NASCAR Cup drivers take notice after Trucks disqualification, suspension When NASCAR stripped Ross Chastain of his win in the Iowa Trucks race, the decision reverberated among drivers and teams in the Cup Series.  &#...
2019-06-28, 02:48

Opinion: Andrew Luck isn't practicing. Is it time to freak out? Two years after nagging shoulder pain sidelined Colts QB Andrew Luck for season, a nagging calf strain sidelines him at training camp. Time to freak...
2019-07-31, 18:32

Opinion: Kyrie Irving finally got to choose his team. What will he do with this chance? Kyrie Irving has his dream situation in Brooklyn alongside Kevin Durant. Can he enhance his legacy or will this stop be another disappointment? ...
2019-07-01, 23:48

Opinion: Artemi Panarin gives Rangers star-power promise The Rangers won big by signing Artemi Panarin to a seven-year contract. He immediately accelerates their rebuild.      ...
2019-07-01, 23:48

Opinion: NASCAR marks end of an era with last July 4th weekend race at Daytona For 61 years, NASCAR has celebrated Independence Day at Daytona International Speedway, but Saturday's night's Coke Zero 400 marks the end ...
2019-07-03, 18:16

New York Times opinion team declares America isn’t so great: ‘We’re just OK’ The New York Times opinion team got an early start on celebrating Independence Day, declaring that America is “just OK” with a video that argues the ...
2019-07-03, 00:16

Opinion: Deutsche Bank halts global adventure in lending The days when Deutsche Bank officials played big to win big are over. The lender's new credo is "back to the roots." The plan to overhaul Deutsche Ba...
2019-07-08, 01:48

Opinion: Nothing against Sweden, but World Cup final deserves a fresher matchup Sweden and the Netherlands play Wednesday to determine the USWNT's opponent in Sunday’s World Cup final. Who to root for should be obvious...
2019-07-03, 11:32

Opinion: Haskell Day heat debacle should have been avoided at Monmouth Park Monmouth Park finally decided to run Haskell Day stakes in the evening due to searing heat, but took too long to react to new landscape.   ...
2019-07-21, 02:16

Opinion: Angela Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism....
2019-05-31, 14:32

Opinion: Patriots' challenge in offseason is to merge new elements with old ones As the Patriots look to launch their Super Bowl title defense, there will be plenty of changes and new wrinkles to account for this season.  &#...
2019-06-05, 04:32

Opinion: Trump's London visit was celebration lacking an occasion The US first family likely enjoyed their fancy trip to the palace, hosted by Queen Elizabeth II. Trump got to share his tuppence worth, but for what?...
2019-06-05, 03:16

The giant Trump baby and other stunts that took on the president — and polarized opinion As protesters gathered in London to demonstrate against President Donald Trump's state visit to the U.K. on Tuesday, the 20-foot tall blimp port...
2019-06-04, 18:16

Opinion: NFL gets it wrong again by not disciplining Chiefs' Tyreek Hill Tyreek Hill won’t face NFL discipline over child abuse allegations “based on the evidence presently available." But there is enough to ju...
2019-07-19, 20:48

Opinion: Vulnerable Warriors facing the biggest test of their dynasty Injury-riddled and down 2-1, the Warriors are more vulnerable than ever. And getting back Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson doesn't guarantee anyth...
2019-06-06, 08:48

Opinion: Germany's awkward search for a national identity continues Expect the soul-searching about what it means to be German to continue after changes to the Nationality Act. The old standards used to establish a na...
2019-07-01, 18:32

Opinion: Trevor Bauer trade was the right move for everyone – especially the Indians Cleveland parted with their enigmatic pitcher days after his latest meltdown – and got quite a haul in return.      &...
2019-07-31, 18:32

Europe's top court sets date for opinion on Facebook privacy Europe's top court will give an opinion on Dec. 12 on Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems' landmark case against Facebook, which will affect how hu...
2019-07-09, 21:16

Opinion: Strait of Hormuz crisis a political dead-end for Germany The past few days have highlighted a key shortcoming in Germany's foreign policy. Berlin's response to the Iran crisis shows the country's limited ab...
2019-07-31, 18:16

Opinion: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was the real winner of the Home Run Derby Decades from now, you'll be hard-pressed to recall that Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and his 91 HRs was actually not the official winner of the 2019 De...
2019-07-09, 15:48

Opinion: Mind-blowing Evija is only the start for revived Lotus Heavy, jaw-droppingly powerful and costly - the Evija is no normal Lotus With a claimed power output of 1973bhp, this new hypercar is exciting in i...
2019-07-16, 20:16

Opinion: Outdated NBA free-agent moratorium rules need to change Rules preventing NBA teams from contacting players before a set date once had a purpose. Teams ignore the rules today, and league should change them....
2019-06-30, 13:16

Opinion: Barry Sanders' retirement was bombshell we should have seen coming As the 20th anniversary of Barry Sanders' retirement approaches, Mitch Albom looks at how it changed everything and nothing for the Detroit Lion...
2019-07-21, 18:32

Opinion: NASCAR point standings more important than you think at halfway mark Since NASCAR began awarding stage points in 2017, only one driver outside the 16-driver cutoff at the midway mark has made it into the playoffs. ...
2019-05-31, 22:48

Opinion: Khan-Trump meeting – will Islamabad deliver to Washington? Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's meeting with US President Donald Trump went smoothly. But the future of US-Pakistan ties depend on Islamabad's ...
2019-07-23, 08:48

Opinion: Greek government change amid beach holiday For the time being, the conservative victory in Greece's snap elections spells the end for Alexis Tsipras' "leftist revolution." The voters are disen...
2019-07-08, 17:32

Opinion: Greg Hardy can keep winning in UFC, but we can't move on from his past just yet Greg Hardy and the people surrounding him might be ignoring his past, but until he fully addresses it, it will cast a cloud over his time in the UFC....
2019-07-22, 03:32

Opinion: Decades later, we're wondering about steroids in baseball – again Here we are two decades later, with MLB having one of the most extensive drug-testing programs, and we’re left wondering if history is repeatin...
2019-07-08, 15:16

Opinion: Coco Gauff looks like special talent. But no one should try to rush her development As Coco Gauff, 15, storms through Wimbledon, she looks like a real talent. But the WTA and everyone around her must resist urge to speed up process. ...
2019-07-05, 23:48

Opinion: College football's postseason schedule is entirely wrong If the College Football Playoff semifinals are supposed to be the centerpiece of the sport, they should be the last games played every year.  &...
2019-05-24, 01:00

Opinion: Goal celebration that demanded Congress act against gun violence was patriotism at its best Alejandro Bedoya used his goal celebration to demand Congress 'do something' amid a rash of mass shootings in the United States.  ...
2019-08-06, 02:48

Opinion: Warriors' uncommon belief in themselves has lifted them to NBA Finals yet again On top of the Warriors' prodigious talent is an unmatched hunger to win and belief in themselves. That combination has them in the NBA Finals ag...
2019-05-22, 00:16

Opinion: Andrew Luck is still in pain and Indianapolis Colts have no idea why Andrew Luck Injury 2019 was diagnosed as a calf strain, then an injury to the rare Os Trigonum, and now Indianapolis Colts think it's something ...
2019-08-14, 16:32

Opinion: Greatest NFL players by uniform number: From No. 00 Jim Otto to No. 99 J.J. Watt To celebrate the NFL's 100 anniversary season, here are the best players at 100 different uniform numbers.       ...
2019-08-19, 18:16

Opinion: Dolphins CB Xavien Howard has paycheck that exceeds his reputation Dolphins CB Xavien Howard became NFL's highest-paid cornerback this offseason despite this being his fourth season in the league.   &...
2019-08-06, 18:32

Opinion: Vladimir Putin, a president who doesn't play fair Plato's ideals of what makes a good ruler have shaped Western intellectual history and our understanding of modern politics. But world leaders are in...
2019-08-10, 09:32

Opinion: NBA draft exciting, fast-paced and totally overrated The picks and moves during the NBA draft won't seem nearly as important after Thursday night's initial brouhaha.     &...
2019-06-20, 02:32

Opinion: Chinese military intervention in Hong Kong would be costly Protesters in Hong Kong seem undeterred by China's thinly veiled threat of sending in the armed forces. But Beijing would pay a steep price if it wer...
2019-08-13, 19:32

Opinion: In Tönnies case, Schalke are trampling on their own mission statement Schalke's honorary board has allowed Clemens Tönnies to remain as chairman despite racist remarks about Africans. With the decision, the club are tra...
2019-08-07, 20:00

Opinion: Union Berlin fans prove they’re ready for the Bundesliga Union Berlin fans have made a name for themselves as some of the most creative supporters in German football. Their club reaching the Bundesliga for ...
2019-05-24, 02:16

Opinion: Bucks, Raptors battling to be served as fodder for the Warriors The Eastern Conference finals between the Bucks and Raptors have evolved into something really good. But is it going to matter in the end?  ...
2019-05-24, 01:00

Opinion: Expect Industry Status For Real Estate Sector The Indian real estate sector is the most highly taxed with the combination of high direct and indirect taxes, stamp duties and levies for developmen...
2019-06-21, 15:32

Opinion: Ohio State has market cornered on THE dumbest ideas Ohio State files trademark application for ''the" -- the most commonly used word in the English language. This is pure pretentiousness by t...
2019-08-14, 20:00

Opinion: After decades of dominance, the rest of the world is catching up with the USWNT Rather than two or three favorites, there are five or six countries with legitimate title aspirations at this World Cup     ...
2019-06-08, 22:48

Opinion: No quick fixes at USA Gymnastics, but small signs of progress New USA Gymnastics CEO Li Li Leung says she supports Simone Biles speaking her mind about the organization's failures.     ...
2019-08-09, 06:32

Opinion: U.S. women called a lot of things at World Cup, but slackers won't be one of them USWNT coach Jill Ellis says her team will play to win, even though Group F winner likely will have to play France and England to get to title game. ...
2019-06-18, 01:32

Opinion: MLB umpires union's outburst was childish, unacceptable The MLB Umpires Association lashed out on Tuesday about the perceived leniency of Manny Machado's one-game suspension.     ...
2019-06-19, 19:48

Opinion: Three years later, Sweden still talking trash about Rio Olympic win over U.S. women Their loss to Sweden in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics was the U.S. women's earliest exit at a major international tournament. ...
2019-06-19, 22:48

Opinion: Salvini's lust for power puts Italy on brink Interior Minister Matteo Salvini and his League's coalition with the 5-Star movement was only ever a means to an end. His inexorable rise to the top ...
2019-08-22, 10:48

Opinion: Moldovan crisis a test case for Russia-US cooperation The power struggle in Moldova continues: Two presidents and two governments, with the international community being surprisingly in agreement. It sta...
2019-06-12, 23:48

Opinion: Georgia caught up in Russia's geopolitical power struggle Georgia is in turmoil. Hundreds of people were injured in protests earlier this week in Tbilisi, and the parliamentary speaker was forced to resign. ...
2019-06-23, 21:16

Opinion: NBC Sports should not air interview with Lance Armstrong, a pariah and cheater Lance Armstrong, the worst sports cheat ever, somehow got NBC Sports to interview him and listen to his nonsense. The network still has time to cance...
2019-05-25, 01:16

Opinion: More than ever, Eagles need Carson Wentz to find a way to stay on the field With Nick Foles gone and the Eagles' quarterback depth thinning out, Carson Wentz is under more pressure than ever to stay healthy.   ...
2019-08-21, 20:16

Opinion: Lamar Jackson is still make-or-break gamble at QB for Ravens Lamar Jackson showed plenty of promise for the Ravens as a rookie, but the QB will have to make significant strides as the starter in his second year...
2019-06-14, 03:16

Opinion: Growing discontent in Moscow poses challenge to Kremlin As tens of thousands rallied on the streets of Moscow, Russia's rulers reacted with violence and fear. Their worries are warranted, writes Miodrag So...
2019-08-11, 07:00

Opinion: Youth baseball brawl latest example of parents being babies Last week's news of a group of Colorado parents fighting each other at a youth baseball game didn't surprise columnist Mitch Albom.  ...
2019-06-23, 17:16

Opinion: America is facing a pension crisis. Retirees will pay the price if we don't act now Few have seen firsthand the frustration of Washington gridlock and partisanship more than we have. We know all too well when something doesn't get fi...
2019-08-19, 19:48

Opinion: In trying to clear air, Magic Johnson sullies himself, Los Angeles Lakers Magic Johnson likes to profess how much he loves the Lakers and Buss family. Yet he managed to trash all of them - and further sully his reputation. ...
2019-05-22, 00:16

Opinion: Arizona Cardinals should part ways with Robert Nkemdiche as soon as possible There’s no reason for the Arizona Cardinals to show more patience with Robert Nkemdiche, the former first-round pick who hasn't met expect...
2019-06-21, 01:32

Opinion: New Flying Spur shows Bentley's commitment to comfort Crewe's new luxury saloon boasts the model's most sophisticated suspension yet, but it will have to work extra hard Bentley demands its cars do a gr...
2019-06-11, 14:16

Opinion: Simon Pagenaud achieves the dream: Indianapolis 500 immortality Perseverance helped Simon Pagenaud pull off a historic victory at Sunday's 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500.      ...
2019-05-27, 03:32

Opinion: Women's World Cup soccer still gets second-class treatment from FIFA Global soccer leader FIFA says it cares about development of the women's game, but even with the World Cup approaching, the women are still gett...
2019-05-25, 01:16

Opinion: U.S. women can chase World Cup title, fight for equality at same time The entire women's national team has sued U.S. Soccer for gender discrimination, including claims that some earn 38 percent of what men earn. &...
2019-06-09, 19:32

Opinion: Raptors star Kawhi Leonard making his case for best player in the NBA Kawhi Leonard has carried the Raptors to the brink of the first NBA Finals appearance in franchise history, and he's done it less than 100% heal...
2019-05-24, 16:32

Opinion: Warriors' dynasty crumbles in Game 4 loss to Raptors There was desperation simmering under the surface in a must-win Game 4, and the Warriors probably played their last game ever at Oracle Arena.  ...
2019-06-08, 14:32

Opinion: Steph Curry sees what it's like to play without All-Stars surrounding him Steph Curry was spectacular in Game 3, but it wasn't enough for the injury-depleted Warriors to beat the Raptors.      ...
2019-06-06, 08:48

Opinion: Only arrogant if you can't back it up and US women do, advancing to World Cup final Alex Morgan sips tea and Alyssa Naeher shuts down England as the U.S. women advance to the World Cup final with a 2-1 win.     &...
2019-07-03, 01:32

Opinion: Economic Situation To Weigh Heavily On Resource Allocation Decisions With an allocation of Rs 4,04,365 crore in 2018-19, the Ministry of Defence's total allocation accounts for about 17 per cent of the central governme...
2019-06-18, 14:01

Opinion: India's Exotic Funds Are A $40 Billion Time-Bomb For Investors Exotic funds, designed for wealthy investors, have grown to $40 billion from nothing in just seven years, expanding by 71% in the 12 months through M...
2019-06-19, 13:00

Opinion: Believe the hype. France shows why it's a World Cup favorite with dominant win France is trying to become the first country to hold both men's and women's World Cup titles. Friday's win over South Korea showed tha...
2019-06-08, 05:16

Opinion: Is coach Steve Kerr one of NBA's greatest? He will be if Warriors win this title With all the headwinds facing the Warriors now, winning this title may be enough to put Steve Kerr on the same tier as the best who’ve ever don...
2019-06-05, 04:32

Opinion: At 41 and playing in her seventh World Cup, Brazil's Formiga one for the ages When Brazilian superstar Formiga, now 41, made her World Cup debut in 1995, 150 players at this year's tournament had not yet been born.  ...
2019-06-08, 22:48

Opinion: Brooks Koepka deserves more recognition for the way he has dominated golf world Brooks Koepka is making history in front of our eyes with four major wins in the last 23 months. It's time he got the recognition he deserves. ...
2019-05-21, 22:48

Opinion: Kevin Durant's Game 5 injury is a failure on many levels Kevin Durant left Game 5 in the second quarter after sustaining Achilles injury. He should have never played Monday.      &...
2019-06-11, 08:16

Opinion: Boston Bruins' sputtering No. 1 line must be better against St. Louis Blues Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy predicts Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak will play best game of the Stanley Cup Final in Game 3....
2019-06-01, 02:48

Opinion: Any embarrassment over USWNT's lopsided win over Thailand belongs to FIFA The gap between the haves and the have-nots remains glaring, and there seems to be little incentive from the sport’s power brokers to change th...
2019-06-13, 02:48

Opinion: Megan Rapinoe embodies all the swagger, fearlessness of the US World Cup team The U.S. women’s team took over New York as it did the World Cup – with a swagger and fearlessness never before seen in so many young Ame...
2019-07-11, 06:00

Opinion: After losing Game 5, the Raptors aren't in trouble — yet The Raptors are still in the driver's seat with a 3-2 series lead, but the pressure is on as the series heads back to Oakland for Game 6.  ...
2019-06-11, 14:16

Opinion: Rant about World Cup goals if it makes you feel better, but U.S. women not listening Since arriving in France, the Americans have spoken often of “the bubble.” They’ve closed ranks, and largely closed themselves off,...
2019-06-13, 19:32

Opinion: In today's NBA, every summer can be a blockbuster, whether players are free agents or not Players have the power in the NBA and they wield it at will. Just look at the wild deals from this summer, which didn't include just free agents...
2019-07-12, 22:48

Opinion: As he carts around Bethpage Black, John Daly shows how tired his act has become In latest PGA Championship showing most notable for his riding a cart, John Daly remains proof that growing old and growing up are mutually exclusive...
2019-05-21, 22:48

Opinion: Warriors' Splash Brothers need help vs. Raptors — ASAP With Kevin Durant unavailable to come to the immediate rescue, the Golden State Warriors need more from their supporting cast.    ...
2019-05-31, 22:48

Opinion: Clash of cultures in Berlin highlights choice facing the Bundesliga RB Leipzig poured cold water all over Union Berlin's big day in the Bundesliga, routing the newcomers 4-0. The meeting of two very different clubs sh...
2019-08-19, 02:48

Opinion: Jay-Z's NFL partnership leaves question — what about Colin Kaepernick? Jay-Z's agreement with the NFL makes sense for both the hip-hop mogul and the league, but it also warrants further examination.   ...
2019-08-15, 01:00

Opinion: It's up to baseball fans to demand MLB teams add more protective netting After a 4-year-old girl was hit in the head by a foul ball on Wednesday, it's time for fans to demand that MLB teams add more protective netting...
2019-05-31, 04:16

Opinion: US women aren't backing off at World Cup as they dominate Chile Carli Lloyd becomes the first player with a goal in six consecutive World Cup games in the Americans' 3-0 rout against Chile on Sunday.  &...
2019-06-16, 22:48

Opinion: Warriors need Kevin Durant if they want to beat Raptors for NBA title three-peat Golden State is trailing in the NBA Finals for the first time during its spectacular run, and it's clear now the Warriors aren't better wit...
2019-05-31, 08:16

Opinion: Don't hold your breath for quick NFL action to allow medical marijuana Don’t hold your breath if you’re thinking the NFL is on the brink of giving players to green light to smoke their pain away with marijuan...
2019-05-23, 04:32

Opinion: 50 years ago, the 1969 Mets helped heal a nation in turmoil As the Vietnam War raged, the 1969 New York Mets came along and their underdog story was something everyone in America could get behind.   ...
2019-06-15, 17:00

Opinion: Patriots' Josh Gordon needs to make the most of his latest chance The New England Patriots need the often-suspended Josh Gordon. But the conditionally reinstated wire receiver probably needs the Patriots even more. ...
2019-08-17, 16:32

Opinion: Raptors show in Game 4 that they can win without a fully functional Kawhi Leonard The Toronto Raptors showed in Eastern Conference finals Game 4 vs. the Milwaukee Bucks that they can win when Kawhi Leonard isn't at his best. ...
2019-05-22, 11:16

| OPINION: Repression and dialogue in Zimbabwe: twin strategies that aren't working Emmerson Mnangagwa's strategy of coercion and dialogue has hit a series of hurdles. These include the continued opposition by the MDC and on-going sc...
2019-08-22, 10:16

Opinion: Big Three have owned men's tennis, but young guns may break through at Wimbledon For the sake of tennis, there could be no better outcome to Wimbledon than one of the sport’s promising stars shaking up the Big Three.  ...
2019-06-29, 23:48

Opinion: Swimmer Ryan Lochte, aiming for his fifth Olympics, is worth rooting for Sure, swimmer Ryan Lochte has made mistakes throughout his career. But as he tries to make his fifth Olympics, you can't help but root for him. ...
2019-08-01, 06:16

Opinion: The games were ridiculous, but MLB's London Series was a huge success The Yankees and Red Sox combined for 50 runs in the two-game set at London Stadium, the first MLB games ever played in Europe.    ...
2019-06-30, 22:48

Opinion: Competitiveness is what takes U.S. gymnast Simone Biles from good to GOAT Olympic gymnastics champ Simone Biles fell on a triple twisting double somersault, skill so hard no woman has ever done it and few men even try. ...
2019-08-10, 09:00

Opinion: EU election result spells an uncertain future for the German government In Germany, at least, Europe-friendly parties are the winners of the EU vote. However, the SPD's defeat is so devastating that it puts Angela Merkel’...
2019-05-26, 22:16

Opinion: In inaugural year, MLB's new All-Star Game voting system got it right It would seem that the Major League Baseball's new All-Star Game voting system did what it was intended to do.      &#...
2019-06-28, 15:48

Opinion: UConn rejoining the Big East means the school has given up on football program UConn is expected to exit the AAC as soon as it formally receives a Big East invitation, which will boost basketball but means football is dead. ...
2019-06-23, 05:16

Opinion: Winners/losers of quarterfinals -- France wins the World Cup, sort of France wins over public and Sweden finally beats Germany at a major tournament for first time since 1991: Winners and losers from quarterfinals. ...
2019-06-30, 17:48

Opinion: Anti-doping rebellion rises a year from Tokyo Olympics Australian and British swimmers refuse to share podium with Sun Yang, who faces possible lifetime ban after smashing vial of his blood during test. ...
2019-07-24, 04:32

Opinion: Opponents aren't only factor working against US women at World Cup US women have the toughest path and will get the least amount of rest among the favorites in the World Cup knockout rounds.     ...
2019-06-22, 19:32

Opinion: After Frankfurt tragedy, should German media report a suspect's nationality? The tragedy in Frankfurt will have serious consequences for an already-tense societal debate in Germany. That's why it's so important that the media ...
2019-07-31, 18:16

Opinion: Cardinals celebrate Albert Pujols in emotional return to St. Louis Albert Pujols returned to St. Louis as a visitor for the first time since leaving the Cardinals in 2011, and fans welcomed him back with open arms. ...
2019-06-22, 15:16

Opinion: Fire and rage of Alexander Rossi steals show again at Indy 500 The 2019 Indianapolis 500 was won by the icy cool of Simon Pagenaud but will be remembered for the raging fire of the man he held off, Alexander Ross...
2019-05-27, 02:00

Opinion: Not everybody is supporting US women's team in 2019 World Cup quest With Spain in the rear-view mirror and France on the horizon, most American sports fans are all on board with the U.S. women’s World Cup soccer...
2019-06-28, 02:48

Opinion: Central American governments must share blame for migrant deaths The image of drowned Oscar Martinez Ramirez and his young daughter is shocking. But it's not just the US — the governments of Central America must al...
2019-06-27, 18:48

Opinion: Clarity On Taxes To Boost Investor Confidence In Start-Up Ecosystem Start-ups need clarity on taxes. It would also be helpful if they are offered hand-holding, especially when it comes to compliances and regulatory af...
2019-06-21, 12:16

Joe Biden's position on abortion is upsetting the Left, but he's a lot closer to America's opinion than they are The average American doesn't have a philosophically consistent opinion on abortion. But decades of polling indicate a clear picture of how the majori...
2019-06-06, 11:16

Cricket Committee Member Defends Kohli On "His Opinion" About India Coach Virat Kohli had said during the press conference before the team's departure for the West Indies that he and the team would be happy if Ravi Shastri ...
2019-08-01, 16:00

Opinion: US confidence rubbing some opponents the wrong way, and that's a good thing US women rolled through group stage with a record 18 goals and three shutouts, and the trash talking on all sides should be considered a good thing. ...
2019-06-23, 20:00

Opinion: Classy as ever, Giants give their players chance a finish what they started San Francisco decided to hold onto Madison Bumgarner and Will Smith at the deadline, setting up an exciting pennant race.     &#...
2019-08-01, 19:16

Opinion: One play should not define Bill Buckner. The former MLB All-Star epitomized class It’s so grossly unfair, and so cruel, that people actually believed one ground ball in a World Series Game defined Bill Buckner, who died on Mo...
2019-05-28, 02:16

Opinion: SEC needs to evolve football scheduling amid athletic department budget cuts As the Southeastern Conference convenes for Media Days, non-conference scheduling and athletic department budget cuts should draw more attention. &#...
2019-07-15, 17:16

Opinion: Lakers lost out on Kawhi Leonard, but found solace with DeMarcus Cousins The Lakers brought in DeMarcus Cousins, Danny Green and Kyle Kuzma among others during free agency, adding depth and balance to their roster.  ...
2019-07-07, 06:32

Opinion: Hiring Juwan Howard as Michigan basketball coach is a major risk Juwan Howard returns to Michigan basketball with no head coaching experience and no track record of recruiting, which is a major cause for concern. ...
2019-05-23, 04:32

Opinion: Megan Rapinoe doesn't back down to anyone, President Trump included President Trump put U.S. co-captain Megan Rapinoe on blast for her comments about a potential White House visit and history of peaceful protests. &#...
2019-06-28, 02:48

Opinion: It's time for Thunder to cut ties with Russell Westbrook, start rebuilding Now that Paul George has moved on to the LA Clippers, general manager Sam Presti needs to focus on future and adding young talent.    ...
2019-07-06, 17:32

Opinion polls show ousted Istanbul mayor leading ahead of re-run vote Istanbul's ousted opposition mayor is leading President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party candidate by three percentage points ahead of next month's re-run m...
2019-05-30, 18:32

Opinion: RJ Hampton passing on college basketball is what NCAA wants, but won't start trend RJ Hampton's decision to pass on college basketball and play professionally in Australia won't upset many and is what the NCAA wants to hap...
2019-05-28, 19:32

Opinion: Brooks Koepka shows what makes him one of golf's most compelling characters A throwback player with a long list of grudges, Brooks Koepka reaffirmed this with runner-up finish at Pebble Beach: he's one of the game's...
2019-06-17, 05:32

Opinion: List of issues for NFL's next collective bargaining agreement overshadowed by one thing There's two years left on the NFL's current collective bargaining agreement, but the next deal hinges on several issues. But money towers o...
2019-05-26, 09:16

Opinion: Activist and Trump critic Kenny Stills is the kind of player every NFL team needs Calling out Dolphins owner Stephen Ross for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump reinforced that Kenny Stills is the conscience of a team....
2019-08-08, 01:00

Opinion: LeBron James gets what he wanted as Lakers make move for Anthony Davis With the Warriors now in flux and Anthony Davis now in the fold, LeBron James and the Lakers are under pressure to win big.     ...
2019-06-16, 14:32

Merkel heir faces widespread criticism after proposal to regulate online opinion Chancellor Angela Merkel's heir apparent faced criticism from across Germany's political spectrum on Tuesday after she called for rules abo...
2019-05-28, 18:00

Opinion: Kevin Durant's injury should serve as cautionary tale for athletes everywhere Game 5 of the NBA Finals will be a seminal moment for athletes everywhere: If you don’t look out for your best interests, who else will?  ...
2019-06-12, 04:16

Opinion: U.S. soccer team bench a lot like White Walkers, and that should scare World Cup foes Americans will have luxury of bringing in players like Carli Lloyd, Christen Press and Mallory Pugh as subs at the World Cup next month in France. &...
2019-05-27, 02:00

How the Supreme Court's Partisan Gerrymandering Opinion Could Solidify Republican Power for Decades In a sweeping gerrymandering opinion, the Supreme Court gives GOP-controlled state legislatures the go-ahead to draw maps that preserve their own pow...
2019-06-28, 04:48

Opinion: Draymond Green deal shows Warriors won't go away quietly in the West The Warriors' extension with Draymond Green shows their determination to stay competitive in the Western Conference, despite the loss of Kevin D...
2019-08-04, 05:48

Opinion: As Loyola's Sister Jean turns 100, she continues to be example of life well lived The incredible life of Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, Loyola-Chicago's biggest fan, was celebrated Wednesday as she turned 100 years old.  &...
2019-08-22, 03:16

Opinion: Serena Williams will never stop equality fight. Billie Jean King would have it no other way Serena Williams told a reporter she would never stop equality fight. Billie Jean King later tweeted her continuing support for Serena and that fight....
2019-07-13, 22:48

Opinion: Roger Federer will not forget the sting of this Wimbledon loss to Novak Djokovic It will irk Roger Federer for perhaps the rest of his life that with just one more point, one fewer error this Wimbledon would be much different. &#...
2019-07-14, 23:32

Opinion: Andrew Luck's pregame workout a positive sign for Colts After three weeks of bad news, the Colts finally had reason to smile Saturday as Andrew Luck worked out before the Browns preseason game.  ...
2019-08-18, 09:32

Opinion: The Women's World Cup showed Europe is on rise. What will USWNT do to keep pace? U.S. Soccer needs to settle lawsuit, bolster NWSL and examine youth structure to keep ahead of European teams at next Women's World Cup.  ...
2019-07-08, 15:16

Opinion: US women's soccer team personified America at its best with World Cup championship The U.S. women's World Cup title Sunday is one for the ages, for sure. More than that, though, they’re a team for the ages. For this age. ...
2019-07-08, 03:16

Opinion: Warriors' wishful thinking on Kevin Durant has been just as destructive as his absence Wishful thinking on Kevin Durant hasn’t done much for Warriors' play, nor has it sped up healing of calf. Warriors failed from start on hi...
2019-06-10, 05:00

Opinion: Americans Lindsey Horan, Mallory Pugh show there's more than one way to get to World Cup Lindsey Horan became first U.S. woman to skip college. Mallory Pugh followed her four years later. They, and U.S. soccer are the better for it. ...
2019-06-09, 19:32

Opinion: Two weeks in at World Cup, USWNT among winners, while FIFA remains a huge loser Two weeks in at the World Cup, record TV ratings show there is interest in women's sports, but FIFA has done a terrible job of marketing in Fran...
2019-06-21, 22:16

Opinion: It'll be newcomer vs. champion for World Cup title as Netherlands, US meet in final The Netherlands proves 2017 European title was no fluke by reaching World Cup final with semifinal win against Sweden, will face US for title.  ...
2019-07-04, 09:16

Opinion: Meet comeback kid Nate Lashley, who persevered to win the Rocket Mortgage Classic Nate Lashley persevered to win the Rocket Mortgage Classic by six strokes. His is a comeback story for the ages.       ...
2019-07-01, 07:16

Opinion: NASCAR races may be too long, but most drivers say don't touch Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR drivers will argue that many 500-mile and 400-mile races should be shortened but say the 600-mile marathon on Memorial Day weekend is sacred. ...
2019-05-24, 01:00

Opinion: Even NASCAR winners won't give aero package a passing grade Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski and Denny Hamlin have combined for 9 wins in 14 races this year, but each has expressed frustration with rules package. ...
2019-06-07, 18:48

Opinion: Alyssa Naeher makes a statement with penalty save to preserve US win at World Cup Alyssa Naeher, who has been ruthlessly compared to predecessors Hope Solo and Briana Scurry, saved the USWNT in the semifinals vs. England.  &#...
2019-07-03, 03:00

Opinion: In a place obsessed with identity, Shane Lowry is a champion fans can relate to Shane Lowry looks like a man more likely to guard Claret Jug than have his name engraved on it, but he's one you'd want to drink from it wi...
2019-07-22, 03:32

Opinion: Dolphins owner Stephen Ross wants politics out of sports. Too bad he's a hypocrite Dolphins owner Stephen Ross had no trouble banning his players from kneeling. But he didn't like being criticized about fundraiser for Donald Tr...
2019-08-09, 20:00

Opinion: Kemba Walker will be challenged in Boston's system, but keeps Celtics competitive The point guard, who left Charlotte after eight years, finally has a chance to go deep in the NBA playoffs - assuming Boston can keep its nucleus. &...
2019-07-01, 01:32

Opinion: World Cup puts U.S. women, families in touch with history, our Greatest Generation Six months after U.S. women tour Omaha Beach with 99-year-old World War II veteran Steve Melnikoff, their families get a similar opportunity.  ...
2019-06-18, 22:32

Opinion: Win or lose in final, Netherlands emerges from Women's World Cup as a force Netherlands had never qualified for a major international tournament until 2009 European championships. Now here they are in the World Cup final. &#...
2019-07-04, 16:48

Public opinion study in Europe shows drop in anti-immigration sentiment, among other changes Contrary to appearances at times, Europeans have become more receptive to immigration in recent decades. That’s one of multiple new findings from an ...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Opinion: Rays' Montreal play has huge ripples - and likely means end of MLB in Tampa With the Rays exploring the option of playing games in Montreal in the future, it creates a significant ripple effect on the baseball landscape. ...
2019-06-21, 01:32

Opinion: Masterful moves of coach Nick Nurse have Raptors on brink of first NBA title Once a coaching vagabond of basketball’s minor leagues, Nick Nurse proves NBA teams don't need to keep recycling same names to find big-ti...
2019-06-08, 22:48

Opinion: With dominant World Cup win over Sweden, USWNT puts the rest of the field on notice With 2-0 World Cup victory over Sweden that clinched top of Group F and avenged most embarrassing loss in team history, USWNT put everyone on notice....
2019-06-21, 01:32

Opinion: Tiger Woods' golf season may end in Chicago, but it really ended at Augusta Since his incredible run to a fifth Masters title in April, Tiger Woods has appeared somewhere between physically spent and emotionally uninterested....
2019-08-09, 06:32

Opinion: Tiger Woods' poor play stunning as is way he accepted missing PGA Championship cut Just 33 days after Masters win, Tiger Woods came crashing to earth at PGA Championship, shooting 36-hole total of 5-over par to miss cut by a stroke....
2019-05-21, 22:48

Opinion: US fencer, hammer thrower show principles with podium protests at Pan American Games With a gold medal around his neck and an American flag on his chest, U.S. fencer Race Imboden kneels on podium during ceremony at Pan American Games....
2019-08-11, 13:00

Opinion: Oakland Raiders only ones who didn't see latest Antonio Brown saga coming There’s a reason the Pittsburgh Steelers were happy to get rid of such a spectacular talent. Antonio Brown hasn't changed his personality....
2019-08-20, 04:16

Opinion: Warriors' Kevin Durant buckling up for his longest year after Achilles injury Rehabbing an Achilles rupture is slow and difficult, testing a player’s mental fortitude as much as his or her physical limits. Just ask Kobe B...
2019-06-13, 02:48

Opinion: US fencer Race Imboden kneels during anthem to stand for his principles at Pan American Games With a gold medal around his neck and an American flag on his chest, U.S. fencer Race Imboden kneels on podium during ceremony at Pan American Games....
2019-08-11, 04:00

Opinion: How Zion Williamson's Nike shoe blowout worked in his favor five months later Zion Williamson’s negotiating position with Nike was only strengthened by what happened Feb. 21 when the sole separated from the rest of the sh...
2019-07-24, 04:32

Opinion: Why Mack Brown's return to North Carolina at age 67 makes perfect sense Mack Brown was out of coaching for five seasons and at age 67 it seemed his career was over. But his return to North Carolina makes perfect sense. &...
2019-07-17, 17:01

Opinion: Clemson, not Alabama, now face of college football as it aims for national title repeat Clemson owns the spotlight in the ACC and all of college football as the Tigers look to defend last season's national championship.   ...
2019-07-18, 09:16

Opinion: Old Ravens fixture Terrell Suggs returns home to Arizona to wind down NFL journey Terrell Suggs returns to Arizona, where his NFL journey likely ends with the Cardinals, who are coached by a fellow member of Suggs' draft class...
2019-08-20, 16:16

Opinion: Why US-France World Cup match is biggest game in women's soccer history Friday’s quarterfinal between the USWNT and the World Cup host, France, carries a significance that reaches well beyond our country.  ...
2019-06-28, 02:48

Opinion: Potential rewards outweigh risks in Mats Hummels' Borussia Dortmund deal Borussia Dortmund are making major moves as they gear up for another tilt at silverware in 2019/20. Mats Hummels' return has an element of risk, but ...
2019-06-20, 09:48

Opinion: Latest Federer-Nadal match will have a huge impact on each player's legacy Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal meet again, with Federer aiming to solidify his spot as the greatest player in history, and Nadal closely behind. ...
2019-07-11, 20:32

Opinion: Russell Westbrook-James Harden pairing probably won't work, but Rockets had no other choice but to try Houston clearly felt it hit a ceiling with a diminished Chris Paul, so there was no other choice but to try to pair Russell Westbrook and James Harde...
2019-07-12, 05:32

Battle over public opinion: As Democrats target migrant facilities in hearing, Pence will tour one Mike Pence will tour a migrant detention center while House Democrats host a hearing about the centers featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez  ...
2019-07-12, 11:32

Opinion: Mets send message by keeping Noah Syndergaard, Zack Wheeler: They want to contend now As the MLB trade deadline passed, the New York Mets sent a resounding message in keeping Zack Wheeler and Noah Syndergaard: They want to contend now....
2019-08-01, 06:16

Opinion: Tiger Woods fails to qualify for Tour Championship as season ends with whimper Tiger Woods won't have a chance to defend his title next week at the Tour Championship, falling well outside the top 30 in the FedEx Cup standin...
2019-08-19, 12:48

Opinion: The Raiders did their part — now it's time for Derek Carr to step his game up Surrounded by an upgraded roster and armed with greater familiarity and confidence, Raiders QB Derek Carr needs to regain difference-maker form. ...
2019-08-09, 18:00

Justice Clarence Thomas Likens Some Abortions to Eugenics in 20-Page Supreme Court Opinion The Supreme Court confronted a restrictive Indiana abortion law on Tuesday by upholding one portion of it and punting another. The portion it upheld,...
2019-05-29, 02:48

Opinion: Messages matter, and teams in World Cup final send good one with female coaches For only second time since the World Cup began in 1991, both teams in the final will have a female coach: Jill Ellis and Sarina Wiegman.   ...
2019-07-07, 16:48

Opinion: Rangers accelerate rebuild in big-time trade for Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba The New York Rangers acquired defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Neal Pionk and a first-round pick.    &#...
2019-06-18, 02:48

Opinion: World Cup ticket debacle shows FIFA lacks not only a conscience but common sense Two weeks before the World Cup, fans learn tickets purchased together aren't necessarily together in stadiums. And FIFA isn't doing much to...
2019-05-23, 04:32

Opinion: Tiger Woods in severe peril of missing out on return trip to Tour Championship Tiger Woods is 44th in projected FedExCup standings after two late bogeys in second round of BMW Championship; only top 30 go to Tour Championship. ...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Opinion: Tony Stewart's first ballot selection to NASCAR Hall of Fame a no-brainer Three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart is joined in the class of 2020 by Joe Gibbs, Bobby Labonte, Buddy Baker and Waddell Wilson.   ...
2019-05-23, 04:32

Opinion: Phillies go old school by bringing back 75-year-old Charlie Manuel to rescue season The Phillies, who have slipped in the standings, have turned to former manager and 75-year-old Charlie Manuel in hopes of reviving the offense. ...
2019-08-14, 03:00

Opinion: Kyler Murray regresses in Cardinals' second preseason game, but better days ahead After an impressive debut last week, Arizona Cardinals rookie Kyler Murray regressed in his second NFL preseason game.      ...
2019-08-16, 16:32

Opinion: Gymnastics champ Simone Biles puts critics in their place with goat leotard Simone Biles has won more titles at the world championships than any gymnast, male or female. If an athlete is worthy of the GOAT title, it's B...
2019-08-09, 06:32

Opinion: More than title at stake for USWNT in World Cup final. Trophy would boost legal case US women have deflected questions about gender discrimination suit against US Soccer, but they know case gets stronger with another World Cup trophy....
2019-07-06, 07:00

Opinion: Blues complete amazing turnaround by beating Sharks to reach Stanley Cup Final The St. Louis Blues, who were last in the NHL on Jan. 2, beat the San Jose Sharks and will face the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final.  &#...
2019-05-22, 08:16

Opinion: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver blew it with soft penalty for Warriors' minority owner The popular commissioner didn't come down hard enough on Mark Stevens, failing to protect the NBA's image and the players who are vulnerabl...
2019-06-07, 18:48

Opinion: USWNT's Alex Morgan points out glaring sexism surrounding World Cup celebrations USWNT's Alex Morgan discusses double standard over women's World Cup celebrations, while pointing out male athletes are "grabbing their (ge...
2019-07-05, 21:48

Opinion: Raptors deserve celebration, but Warriors' injuries denied NBA fans classic Finals This will be remembered as one of the saddest finals we’ve seen. Because of what it could have been. Because we watched so many stars get injur...
2019-06-14, 11:32

Opinion: Vanderbilt pitcher Kumar Rocker's no-hitter in NCAA Super Regional an all-time gem Vanderbilt freshman Kumar Rocker threw the first no-hitter in NCAA tournament Super Regional play, striking out 19 in a dominant performance vs. Duke...
2019-06-09, 11:00

Opinion: US women's soccer reaping benefits of what England started with coach Jill Ellis The U.S. women's World Cup team on Tuesday will face England, where coach Jill Ellis was born and fell in love with soccer.    &...
2019-07-01, 15:16

Opinion: Expect Aaron Rodgers to bounce back, but Packers' backup QB remains a mystery Aaron Rodgers will remain among the elite QBs in football, but the backup cast behind him remains a big question mark with the Packers.   ...
2019-07-16, 18:48

Opinion: Saints understood Michael Thomas' value, and WR market is now set for Amari Cooper, Julio Jones Michael Thomas set the bar for wide receivers in the NFL with his new extension, but Julio Jones and Amari Cooper shouldn't be far behind. ...
2019-07-31, 18:32

Opinion: Can't put dollar figure on Tom Brady’s worth, but Patriots craft nice thank-you gift We may never see another player accomplish what Patriots QB Tom Brady has. His contract extension is as much a token of appreciation as it is payment...
2019-08-05, 02:32

Opinion: Kevin Durant makes risky move with Nets, but has chance to lead young team to top Kevin Durant’s aggressive restlessness has led him to a new frontier in the NBA, to a franchise that was very recently among the league’s...
2019-07-01, 07:16

Opinion: Kevin Durant's devastating Achilles injury brings humanity of game to forefront Kevin Durant's Achilles injury was first met with inexcusable cheers. But after that, what happened in Toronto brought out the humanity of the g...
2019-06-11, 12:32

Opinion: Chief Wahoo missing from Cleveland's All-Star Game, but mascot issue endures The Indians' former mascot is technically gone, but the issue persists as the baseball world descends on Cleveland for the All-Star Game.  ...
2019-07-07, 16:48

Opinion: Donald Trump picked the wrong time for a Twitter rift with Megan Rapinoe, USWNT After the USWNT won their semifinal match at the World Cup, Donald Trump didn't tweet about the win. That's because he staked out the wrong...
2019-07-03, 19:16

Labour slips to fourth place in opinion poll as pressure builds on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit stance Jeremy Corbyn has come under increasing pressure to secure a clear Brexit position for Labour as a new opinion poll showed the party has slipped into...
2019-07-04, 02:32

Opinion: Cowboys' LB Jaylon Smith’s passion play away from football is to boost business dreams On Friday, Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith will host the finals of a venture pitch competition for entrepreneurs in his hometown of Fort Wayne.  ...
2019-07-12, 05:32

Opinion: How Kevin Durant's injury, Golden State opened door to wild West free agency LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the Lakers vs. Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and the Clippers in a made-for-Hollywood rivalry. Pass the popcorn, please....
2019-07-07, 06:32

Opinion: Simone Biles isn't just best gymnast of her time, she's an athlete for the ages Every time she takes the floor, Simone Biles changes her sport. She does moves no other woman has done, and few men even try.    ...
2019-08-12, 09:32

Opinion: Men's tennis GOAT isn't Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal It's time to admit that Novak Djokovic — not Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal — is the greatest men's tennis player of all time. ...
2019-08-06, 21:32

Opinion: The new Tiger Woods defies logic so there's no reason he won't win PGA Championship Tiger Woods won the Masters by making almost no mistakes on Sunday so why can't he win at Bethpage?        ...
2019-05-21, 22:48

Opinion: Alyssa Naeher isn't Hope Solo, but that's not necessarily a bad thing Alyssa Naeher is following in famous footsteps as she takes over in goal of the U.S. women at the World Cup in France.      ...
2019-06-11, 04:32

Opinion: Union Berlin are good for football in Berlin and eastern Germany The cult club from Köpenick have been promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time in their history. In an age of rampant commercialization, Union B...
2019-05-28, 19:32

Opinion: It's ridiculous that some fans hate Fox Sports' Joe Buck For some reason, Fox Sports broadcaster Joe Buck has become a polarizing figure among many fans, and FTW's Andy Nesbitt says that makes no sense...
2019-08-11, 04:00

Opinion: Quarterfinal victory over France can't be U.S. women's high point at World Cup The U.S. women have reached the semifinals or better at every World Cup, a tournament that began in 1991. They are aiming for their fourth title. &#...
2019-06-29, 23:48

Opinion: USWNT's Megan Rapinoe is living her patriotism at World Cup. What's your excuse? USWNT star Megan Rapinoe has a platform, and she's using it at the World Cup. She's showing she's more American than her critics, writ...
2019-07-03, 22:32

Opinion: Donald Trump won't discuss equal pay for USWNT. It's fine; the women have got this Asked about equal pay for the U.S. women's soccer team, Donald Trump said, "We'll talk about that later." But these women don't need h...
2019-06-13, 02:48

Opinion: Brooks Koepka shows in PGA Championship win he's one of golf's top alpha dogs Throughout his PGA Championship victory, Brooks Koepka displayed the type of "arrogance" that makes him so good.       ...
2019-05-21, 22:48

Opinion: Don't blame or shame Tate Martell on social media. It's not his fault. How did we get to the point where a college kid being less great at sports than he thinks is reason for the social media mobs to come after him? ...
2019-08-13, 00:32

Opinion: Louisiana-Lafayette football coach needs lesson in what 'donation' really means Billy Napier originally was requiring his scholarship players at Louisiana-Lafayette to 'donate' $50 to fundraising arm of the athletics de...
2019-08-17, 01:00