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Popular Sports Journalist From NY, Age 48, Dies Suddenly While In Press Box Covering World Cup
A popular sports journalist died while covering a game at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Grant Wahl, a New York City resident and soccer analyst for CBS Sports, was age 48.
According to CBS News, Wahl collapsed while in the press box during the Argentina-Netherlands quarterfinal match early Saturday, Dec. 10. Paramedics quickly responded, but Wahl was pronounced dead a short time later, the report said.
Wahl had written about health issues he had been experiencing while in Qatar.
"My body finally broke down on me," Wahl wrote on Substack on Monday, Dec. 5. "Three weeks of little sleep, hig…
Aaron Judge Signs 9-Year, $360M Contract To Stay With Yankees
Just months after breaking the American League single-season home-run record, star outfielder Aaron Judge has signed a nine-year, $360 million contract to stay with the New York Yankees, according to multiple reports.
If you're scoring at home, that's $40 million per season, the second-largest contract in Major League Baseball history.
The 30-year-old Judge hit 62 home runs this past season, breaking the league record of 61 established by Roger Maris in 1961.
There had been speculation that Judge, a California native, might sign with the San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers, or San Di…