Month: July 2022

Chelsea set to sign goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina from Chicago Fire for up to $15m

Chelsea has a verbal agreement to acquire Chicago Fire and US youth international goalkeeper Gabriel “Gaga” Slonina for a base fee of $10 million that could rise to $15m with add-ons, sources confirmed to ESPN. Fabrizio Romano was first to report the news of the agreement, with The Athletic first to report the base fee. …

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‘High School Musical,’ ‘Camp Rock’ inspired ‘Lyric and Beat’ director Dolly Dulu

Director Dolly Dulu revealed that he was inspired by “High School Musical” and “Camp Rock” which he grew up watching since he was young. This resulted in him doing his first musical, “Lyric and Beat.” “Iyon ‘yung mga shows na pinapalaba sa Disney Channel. So, iyon ang naging influence ko kung bakit gusto kong mazawa …

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A US dentist is accused of killing his wife on safari in Zambia. He says she accidentally discharged the gun

In late September 2016, the couple traveled from their Phoenix home to the southern African nation of Zambia, where Bianca Rudolph was determined to add a leopard to her collection of animal trophies. They carried two guns for the hunt: a Remington .375 rifle and a Browning 12-gauge shotgun. After killing other animals during the …

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Jacob deGrom set to make 2022 debut for New York Mets on Tuesday vs. Washington Nationals

New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom will make his 2022 major league debut Tuesday against the Washington Nationals, manager Buck Showalter told reporters Sunday. DeGrom, who has been sidelined all season by a stress reaction in his right scapula, threw 67 pitches over four innings in a rehab start for Triple-A Syracuse on Wednesday. He …

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Mykolaiv in Ukraine hit with heavy shelling as Putin makes ‘lightning speed’ threats

Mykolaiv Mayor Oleksandr Senkevych said cluster munitions were blowing out windows and destroying balconies. “Mykolaiv was under mass shelling today. Probably the strongest one of all time,” he said in a statement. A CNN team on the ground heard the explosions caused by the strikes and saw fires that broke out during the shelling. Residents …

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Oklahoma City Thunder hiring shooting guru Chip Engelland as assistant coach, sources say

The Oklahoma City Thunder are hiring Chip Engelland, considered the NBA’s preeminent shooting teacher, as an assistant coach, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. Engelland comes to the Thunder after 17 seasons with the San Antonio Spurs, where he had been significantly credited with the shooting development of young players like Kawhi Leonard, Tony Parker and …

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Climate crisis: This nation is scorching in a heat wave and wildfires, yet it’s returning to planet-baking coal

Mitsaris, whose father also worked in coal mining, bought 44 acres of vineyard. But he’s now wondering if he made the right choice — coal here is refusing to quit. “I’m afraid about the future,” he said. “I have two young daughters to bring up.” Just a year ago, Greece was confident it could close …

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Retirement of franchise sacks leader Ryan Kerrigan closes an era for Washington football

ASHBURN, Va. — Ryan Kerrigan prided himself on taking a consistent approach that yielded equally consistent results. But when his left knee prevented him from doing so, he decided the best result was retirement. Kerrigan announced his retirement Friday, ending his 11-year career by signing a one-day contract with the Washington Commanders. He played 10 …

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