Manchester United veto Jos Mourinhos transfer wishlist

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Jos Mourinhos short-term fixes have been rejected by Ed Woodward, who viewed some transfer targets as no better than those already at Old Trafford Manchester United did not follow through with some of Jos Mourinhos transfer targets because of misgivings about the players he had identified and a decision, from the top of the club, […]


Thaler, Famed for Nudge Theory, Wins Nobel Economics Prize

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University of Chicago’s Richard H. Thaler, one of the founders of behavioral economics and finance, was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics for shedding light on how human weaknesses such as a lack of rationality and self-control can ultimately affect markets. The 72-year-old, co-author of the 2008 best-seller “Nudge,” has “built a bridge between the economic […]


Ban Kneeling Pro Athletes, Trump Repeats After Curry Slam

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President Donald Trump, a one-time football team owner, is ratcheting up his rhetoric against professional sports and some of their stars — and at least one league and some athletes are giving it back to him. Hours after profanely criticizing NFL players who protest police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem, Trump took to Twitter […]


AT&T’s DirecTV Is Giving Refunds on NFL Packages Due to Protests

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Subscribers to AT&T Inc.’s DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket who want to cancel the service because of football players’ national anthem protests can get refunds, according to customer service representatives. The protests, which started with some players kneeling during the anthem to protest racial inequality, has expanded to teams and even owners linking arms in a […]


Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Real Madrids win over Bayern Munich

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid finally overcame 10-man Bayern Munich with a 6-3 aggregate in their Champions League quarter-final Real Madrid are in the Champions League semi-final for the seventh successive year having defeated Bayern Munich 4-2 but that does not even begin to tell the story. So much happened, so absorbing […]