Town responds to Hamilton ‘slums’ remark

Town responds to Hamilton ‘slums’ remark

Image copyright PA Image caption Lewis Hamilton seemed to refer to Stevenage as "the slums" on stage on Sunday night People in Stevenage have hit back after Formula 1 ace Lewis Hamilton said it had been his dream to "get out of the slums". Hamilton, who made the remark during a speech at the BBC's…
After Striking Out on an Ace, Yankees Should Go Get Manny Machado Now

After Striking Out on an Ace, Yankees Should Go Get Manny Machado Now

Jae Hong/Associated Press The New York Yankees are a "fully operational Death Star," according to general manager Brian Cashman. Setting aside what tends to happen to such things, there should be a tractor beam somewhere on board capable of pulling in Manny Machado. Granted, winning the sweepstakes for the superstar infielder—who's expected to earn upward of…
Members of banned Nazi group jailed

Members of banned Nazi group jailed

Image copyright West Mids Police Image caption Claudia Patatas and Adam Thomas were members of National Action after it was banned under terrorism laws in December 2016 A neo-Nazi couple who named their baby after Adolf Hitler and were convicted of being members of a banned terrorist group have been jailed. Adam Thomas, 22, and…
Set It and Forget It. How Better Contraception Could Be a Secret to Reducing Poverty

Set It and Forget It. How Better Contraception Could Be a Secret to Reducing...

Children whose births are unplanned are likelier to have health complications, to be born into poverty, to stop their education sooner and to earn less. Mothers of unplanned children tend to give birth when they are younger, leave school earlier and earn less when older. “I think if we’re looking for the biggest levers we…
Jose Mourinho Sacked by Manchester United, Club to Appoint Caretaker Manager

Jose Mourinho Sacked by Manchester United, Club to Appoint Caretaker Manager

PAUL ELLIS/Getty Images Manchester United confirmed the departure of manager Jose Mourinho on Tuesday after their 3-1 loss against Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday. The Red Devils announced the decision to part ways with the 55-year-old on their official website and via Twitter: Manchester United @ManUtdManchester United has announced that Jose Mourinho has…
Hakstol fired as coach of Flyers

Hakstol fired as coach of Flyers

VOORHEES, N.J. -- Dave Hakstol was fired as coach of the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday. The Flyers (12-15-4) lost the final four games of a five-game road trip (0-3-1) that ended with a 5-1 defeat to the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday. They're last in the Metropolitan Division with 28 points, eight behind the third-place Pittsburgh…