French rights group files case against PSG over claims scouts 'limited number of black players'

French football club Paris Saint-Germain are facing a discrimination lawsuit over reports that scouts at the club carried out racial profiling and tried to limit the number of black players at the team’s academy. Investigative outlet Mediapart reported on Thursday that PSG scouts had subjected young players to racial profiling – which is illegal in […]

Bob Elliott's Baseball: Scouts mixed on Jays' return for Happ

Each and every year leading up to a non-waiver trade deadline my mind has flashbacks to July 31, 1993. That day, the Blue Jays traded former No. 1 pick Steve Karsay and OF Jose Herrera to the Oakland Athletics for future Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson.  While the trade was being finalized — Henderson had […]

Football talent scouts become more rational

Making a Kylian CHEERS erupted from Calais to Cannes when Kylian Mbappé, a 19-year-old striker, thumped in France’s fourth goal in the World Cup final on July 15th. Among the smuggest onlookers were the accountants at Paris Saint-Germain, Mr Mbappé’s club. He was already a prized asset before the tournament, having broken the record for […]

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot shows off its agility for the scouts

While the NFL draft is already over, the Boston Dynamics Atlas robot is angling for a free agent workout with its latest highlight video. We’ve already seen one backflipping, but considering the abilities necessary, it’s nearly as impressive to see a robot running untethered across open terrain, and easily clearing a small obstacle. The stats […]

Netflix test turns kids into binge scouts, rewards TV time with badges

Netflix is currently testing a feature that lets kids collect “patches” for watching shows, Variety reports. Those included in the test see red locks on children’s shows that can get them a patch, which they can then earn by watching episodes of those titles. A Series of Unfortunate Events, Trolls: The Beat Goes On and […]

18 celebrities you probably didn’t know were Girl Scouts

Alex Wong/Getty Images The Girl Scouts are as American as apple pie and baseball. The organization began on March 12, 1912, and has been a staple of US culture ever since. Today, there are 1.8 million Girl Scouts across the country who have all promised, according to Girl Scout Law, to be “honest and fair, friendly […]

Citing N. Korean threat, Pentagon scouts West Coast missile defense locations

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 20:19 The Pentagon is scouting locations on the US West Coast for deploying missile defense systems, in a bid to counter the threat of a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile attack, according to two Congressmen. The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is currently looking for the right place to install missile […]

Girl Scouts warn parents not to force children to hug their relatives over the holidays

In light of various allegations of sexual misconduct by men in high profile positions around the country, The Girl Scouts of the USA are warning parents to not force their children to hug relatives at family gatherings during the holidays. A psychologist highlighted the threat of predators and the positives of teaching girls about consent at […]

From Girl Scout to Girl Scouts’ CEO

Anna Maria Chávez joined her local Girl Scout troop in Arizona when she was 10 years old. In her 40s, she would return to the Girl Scouts to begin her tenure as the first woman of color to lead the 105-year-old nonprofit. That was after she graduated from Yale and the University of Arizona’s law […]