Alliance of American Football 2019 Results: Week 1 Scores from Sunday | Bleacher Report

Joe Robbins/AAF/Getty Images The inaugural week of the Alliance of American Football continued Sunday with the Memphis Express visiting the Birmingham Iron and the Arizona Hotshots hosting the Salt Lake Stallions. The league already scored its first victory Saturday when CBS coverage averaged 2.9 million viewers from 9 to 11 p.m. ET, which SportsTVRatings noted […]

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Langer’s job ‘as hard as it could possibly be’ – Ponting | Cricket

Ricky Ponting with Justin Langer in Perth © Getty Images Ricky Ponting is probably the only person in Australian cricket who could call national coach Justin Langer a “control freak” and get away with it. Not only because the pair are such close friends, but also because of the […]

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Delta Los Angeles to Sydney, Australia, Economy Comfort+

Delta Comfort+ on a Boeing 737-900ER (739).  THE ROUTE DL41 Los Angeles to Sydney THE AIRCRAFT Boeing 777-200LR. Delta will start flying an upgraded version of this aircraft in April. THE LOYALTY SCHEME Delta SkyMiles. Delta is a member of the SkyTeam alliance. Delta Comfort+ provides an upgraded travel experience.  CLASS Economy Comfort+, 31J (window) […]

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Poland’s 13th century Malbork Castle has an amazing restaurant inside

Former kitchens within Malbork Castle, Poland.  “I’m the only chef in the world to have my own restaurant in a medieval castle.” It’s a big boast, but a fair one, as chef Bogdan Galazka’s turf is the Gothic Cafe & Restaurant within Poland’s 13th century Malbork Castle. Not that he sticks to medieval recipes. Having […]

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NBA Free Agents 2019: Markieff Morris, Marcin Gortat Among 13 to Clear Waivers | Bleacher Report

Duane Burleson/Associated Press A number of NBA veterans hit the free-agent market Sunday after officially clearing waivers. Paul Garcia of Project Spurs shared the full list, which is headlined by Markieff Morris, Marcin Gortat, Zach Randolph and Greg Monroe. All of the players are eligible to sign contracts with new teams: Paul Garcia @PaulGarciaNBA The […]

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Jeff Fisher: Michael Vick to Join Hines Ward in AAF Player Development Role | Bleacher Report

Kevin D. Liles/Associated Press Michael Vick will not serve as the Atlanta Legends’ offensive coordinator but will instead take on a developmental role in the Alliance of American Football, AAF head of football strategy Jeff Fisher said Sunday.  “It was an unusual set of circumstances in that Mike had accepted a role with Brad Childress early […]

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Randy Carlyle Fired as Anaheim Ducks Head Coach After Losing 7th Straight Game | Bleacher Report

Mark Humphrey/Associated Press The Anaheim Ducks announced the firing of coach Randy Carlyle on Sunday amid the team’s seven-game losing streak. General manager Bob Murray will take over the coaching position on an interim basis.  “We thank Randy for everything he has done for the organization,” said Murray. “Leading the team to a Stanley Cup and […]

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Pant, Vijay Shankar, Rahane in World Cup contention – MSK Prasad

Rishabh Pant, Vijay Shankar and Ajinkya Rahane are all in contention for a World Cup berth, according to India’s chairman of selectors MSK Prasad. In an interview with ESPNcricinfo, Prasad said the selectors have virtually sealed the 15 spots barring the “one odd” position, which would be firmed up before the deadline set by the […]

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UFC 234 Results: Matches to Make for the Winners and Losers | Bleacher Report

0 of 6 Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images Rod Laver Arena played host to UFC 234 in Melbourne, but it didn’t house the middleweight main event fans thought they were going to see. After Robert Whittaker had to pull out of his title defense versus Kelvin Gastelum, middleweight contenders Israel Adesanya and Anderson Silva were elevated […]

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Patrice Bergeron, Tyler Johnson, and the Top Highlights for February 9 | Bleacher Report

Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand celebrate after the Bruins beat the Kings in overtime.Winslow Townson/Associated Press Patrice Bergeron came to the rescue for the Boston Bruins just when they needed it most. Forced to go into overtime again after blowing a two-goal lead, Bergeron took a cross-ice pass from Torey Krug on the power play […]

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Revealed: Lynton Crosby’s £5.5m offer to undermine 2022 Qatar World Cup | Politics

Sir Lynton Crosby offered to work on a campaign to cancel the 2022 Qatar World Cup and get it awarded to another country in return for £5.5m, according to a leaked plan that gives a rare insight into the activities of one of the world’s best-known political operatives. The detailed pitch document – “a proposal […]

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2019 NFL Mock Draft: Early 1st-Round Predictions for Top Prospects | Bleacher Report

Brynn Anderson/Associated Press The NFL draft season is going to ramp up considerably in just a few weeks, when prospects gather in Indianapolis for the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine. A total of 338 prospects have been invited, including some big names like Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray, Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins, Ohio State defensive end […]

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A cruise for every season

Cruise all year round in any climate. Photo: Supplied This is sponsored content for Avalon Waterways.  Going on a cruise along the world’s rivers in warmer climates to escape the cold of the winter used to be a rite of passage among many holidaymakers. Thing is, the great rivers of Europe, Asia and beyond offer all […]

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Southee holds his nerve to clinch series for New Zealand

New Zealand 212 for 4 (Munro 72, Seifert 43, Kuldeep 2-26) beat India 208 for 6 (Vijay 43, Rohit 38, Mitchell 2-27) by four runs Colin Munro‘s blazing half-century and Tim Southee’s last over to defend 15 runs helped New Zealand seal the T20I series 2-1 with a four-run victory in the decider at Seddon […]

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A living place of the dead

Menin Gate’s Memorial to the Missing in Ypres. Photo: Shutterstock Ypres is not simply a city but a state of mind – a symbolic place of pilgrimage and memorial to resilience. Though German bombardment during World War I reduced it to rubble, it held out against invasion, a defiant corner of Belgian Flanders. It stands today, […]

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Israel Adesanya Defeats Anderson Silva Via Decision in UFC 234 Main Event | Bleacher Report

Quinn Rooney/Getty Images The Last Stylebender got his signature victory at UFC 234 on Saturday as Israel Adesanya defeated Anderson Silva via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27 and 29-28) to take the main event in Melbourne, Australia.  The two strikers settled into a slow pace for the majority of the first round. Adesanya spent much of […]

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Duty free, what a joke

Duty free in Australia is a joke. Photo: SHUTTERSTOCK TIP OF THE WEEK GRAPES OF WRATH Flying to the Cook Islands recently we received (poor) advice to purchase alcohol before we left. We purchased a few bottles at the duty free in Sydney. What a joke. A $25 wine from the Handpicked Wines cellar door in […]

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The Real Winners and Losers from UFC 234 | Bleacher Report

0 of 8 Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images UFC 234 was supposed to feature a middleweight showdown between champion Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum, but emergency hernia surgery forced the champ out of action. Instead, fans were left without a title bout atop Saturday’s bill. Slipping into the main event slot was Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson […]

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‘Maduro, our amigo’: loyalists in Venezuela cling to their man | World news

In the final weeks of Hugo Chávez’s life, shattered followers flocked to a palm-dotted square in downtown Caracas to pray for the recovery of “El Comandante”. Six years on, with Chávez’s leftist Bolivarian revolution seemingly in its death throes, some are returning to appeal for the survival of his successor, Nicolás Maduro. “There are millions […]

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Japan: Fukuoka, the birthplace of ramen

People at an Ichiran ramen restaurant. Photo: Shutterstock When in Fukuoka, eat ramen. That’s my mantra whenever I’m in Kyushu’s largest city, birthplace of Japan’s favourite noodle, which migrated from China in the 1850s and took off during post-war food shortages when the US flooded Japan with cheap wheat flour. Try not to think about 20-cent […]

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Mexico border towns overwhelmed as Trump policy leaves migrants in limbo | US news

Rows of federal police in riot gear faced the former factory in the Mexican borderlands, as soldiers watched on from the gun turrets on a pair of Humvees. But the armed men weren’t preparing for an operation in the country’s bloody drug wars: they were guarding a group of 1,700 Central American migrants who were […]

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Singapore, best places to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner: Leanne Kitchen

Food and travel writer and photographer Leanne Kitchen.    THE MEAL PLANNER THE EXPERT Leanne Kitchen is a Sydney-based food and travel writer and photographer. She co-owns Red Pork Press, an independent publishing house producing culinary travel guides. Soon to come, Singapore in 12 Dishes. See redporkpress.com BREAKFAST Toasted white bread with slabs of chilled […]

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