Centre Helps Elderly Couple In Telangana After NDTV Report

July 2, 2017

Hyderabad: The Centre moved on Sunday to help an elderly couple and their grandson in Telangana who live a difficult life with no social welfare support. The intervention came after an NDTV report on Saturday underscored their condition with no Aadhaar card, ration card or pension. The report had evoked a tremendous response from viewers who came forward to help. Now, Union labour minister Bandaru Dattatreya has asked officials to…

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Djokovic tweaks coaching staff ahead of Wimbledon

July 2, 2017

1:11 PM ET LONDON — Defending Wimbledon men’s singles champion Andy Murray says he has spent more time with his physio to help loosen up his hip before his Grand Slam defense begins Monday. With opening day comes possible jitters. Will Andy Murray and Venus Williams keep their cool and move along to the second round of Wimbledon? Yes, you’re arguably the greatest player to ever step foot on the…

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Tricky openers await Murray, Venus

July 2, 2017

2:03 PM ET Peter BodoTennis Defending Wimbledon men’s singles champion Andy Murray says he has spent more time with his physio to help loosen up his hip before his Grand Slam defense begins Monday. Before they begin their quest for the 2017 Wimbledon trophy, the top players in the world spoke at Saturday’s media session. Here is the best of the jibber-jabber: Yes, you’re arguably the greatest player to ever…

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Sources: Gibson agrees to Timberwolves deal

July 2, 2017

12:08 PM ET ESPN.com news services The The market opens on Saturday, and NBA free-agency and trade news is coming in fast. Stay up to date with the latest rumors and rumblings across the Association. Gibson was a mainstay in Chicago for his first seven NBA seasons, becoming a fan favorite that was known for his professionalism and work ethic. One of the league’s most impactful bench players, he had…

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Sources: Ibaka gets $65M deal from Raptors

July 2, 2017

12:09 PM ET ESPN.com news services Free-agent forward The market opens on Saturday, and NBA free-agency and trade news is coming in fast. Stay up to date with the latest rumors and rumblings across the Association. However, Ibaka’s production on the glass dipped considerably to 3.8 rebounds per game during Cleveland’s sweep of Toronto in the second round. Ibaka averaged 16.5 points per game against the Cavaliers but shot 48.3…

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Watkins dreams of NBA-sized contracts in NFL

July 2, 2017

11:35 AM ET After the first day of NBA free agency Saturday resulted in some players agreeing to contracts in excess of $100 million, Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins took to Twitter on Sunday to promote NFL players getting bigger paydays. We gotta get paid more I’m pretty sure 2014 class will change the market — King Me (@sammywatkins) July 2, 2017 Watkins, the No. 4 overall pick in…

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2017 All-Star Selection Show

July 2, 2017

The Clint Frazier show has arrived. After doubling to lead off the sixth, Frazier hit a solo homer to begin the seventh. When Frazier returned to the dugout, the Yankees gave him the silent treatment, not talking to him for a few moments before congratulating him. Who needs Aaron Judge? (Kidding, on the last part, but Frazier is having a Judge-like day). The Yankees lead the Astros, 6-3, in the…

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Pleasant Morning In Delhi

July 2, 2017

New Delhi: Delhiites woke to a pleasant morning today as overnight showers kept the mercury within normal levels. The Safdarjung observatory had received 20.4 mm of rain till 8.30 AM while the rainfall recorded at Palam observatory was 37.9 mm. “The minimum temperature was recorded at 8.30 AM at 26 degrees Celsius, a notch below normal,” a MeT official said. The MeT office has forecast overcast conditions along with the…

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The right call is for Pacquiao to retire

July 2, 2017

5:07 AM ET Today should be the first day of Manny Pacquiao’s permanent retirement from boxing. On Sunday afternoon in Brisbane Jeff Horn was a bloody mess by the end of Saturday night’s fight against Manny Pacquiao, but Horn left the ring as the new welterweight champ after claiming a shocking unanimous decision before his hometown crowd at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. Fresh from conquering “Pacquiao Mountain,” newly crowned…

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Did Boys Use To Wear Pink? Revisited

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Five years ago I blogged about the debate over whether the blue-for-boys, pink-for-girls color convention used to be the other way around. My post focused on a 2012 paper by psychologist Marco Del Giudice arguing that the idea of a cultural “pink–blue reversal” in the English-speaking world in the early 20th century is a myth. Now, Del Giudice has published an ‘update’ revisiting the issue….

July 2, 2017
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