Henderson celebrates Champions League final victory with his dad

Touching moment Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson sobs into arms of his dad Brian – who survived throat cancer – as they celebrate Champions League final victory Jordan Henderson hugged his dad Brian after winning the Champions League  The Liverpool captain sobbed into his dad’s arms in an emotional embrace  Henderson’s father Brian was sadly diagnosed with throat cancer in 2013  […]

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Baylor catcher sets tourney record with 11 RBIs

LOS ANGELES — Baylor’s Shea Langeliers set an NCAA baseball tournament record with 11 RBIs as the Bears defeated Omaha 24-6 on Saturday and eliminated the Mavericks from the Los Angeles Regional. The previous record was 10 RBIs, which was shared by Vanderbilt’s Connor Kaiser (2018) and Miami’s Kevin Brown (2001). The junior catcher went 5-for-6, including three home runs. […]

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David Warner glad to be back in the groove as Australia make winning start

David Warner marked his return to competitive cricket with an unbeaten 89 before declaring: “It’s good to be back”. Warner underpinned Australia’s seven-wicket victory over Afghanistan in Bristol with a measured 89 not out from 114 balls on his and Steve Smith’s official international return. Match report Scorecard | As it happened Fifteen months on from the fateful ball-tampering affair, […]

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It’s been a big week in art … with Jim Pavlidis

“Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist.” So said Belgian Surrealist painter Rene Magritte, who clearly hadn’t encountered footy, where every mystery can be explained via an ever-growing trove of statistical information. Illustration: Jim Pavlidis (left), and Magritte original.Credit: Magritte reworked familiar objects and scenarios into visual riddles which challenged common pre-conceptions. He dreaded “knowing precisely […]

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