Delhi High Court Orders Protection Of Jawan Who Complained Of Poor Food

July 11, 2017

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today rejected an army jawan’s complaint regarding poor food being served to the troops but ordered the Centre and the Army to ensure full protection to him. Justice Vinod Goel issued the direction while disposing of the jawan’s plea raising an apprehension of threat to his life due to the complaint lodged by him regarding the food quality. The court rejected the jawan’s allegation…

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Jordan joins Jeter group bidding to buy Marlins

July 11, 2017

12:48 PM ET With the bidding on the In an ongoing dispute between team owner Jeffrey Loria and season-ticket holders who say Loria didn’t keep his promises, the Marlins are trying to seize a $725,000 commercial building owned by a fan. “He has been a supporter of Derek’s bid to be an MLB owner since the beginning,” Jordan’s business manager, Estee Portnoy, told ESPN. Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday…

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How Ancient Peruvians Partied on Eclipse Day

July 11, 2017

A total solar eclipse over Australia in 2012. (Credit: NASA) Solar-eclipse fever is about to heat up as millions of Americans celebrate the astronomical spectacle happening Aug. 21. Businesses and universities along its shadowy bandwidth from Lincoln Beach, Ore., to Charleston, S.C., are organizing days-long events. There will be festivals with live music, art displays and camping. A special event in Illinois features a performance by hard-rock legend Ozzy Osborne….

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What to expect from a Conor McGregor news conference

July 11, 2017

4:22 PM ET Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor will visit Los Angeles, Toronto, New York and London to promote their megafight on Aug. 26. A timeline of the verbal sparring that led to the most unlikely fight of the year: Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor. If you are interested in the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight, cool. Enjoy. Have a party. Have a blast. But manage your enthusiasm and don’t…

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Venus trips Ostapenko, into Wimbledon semis

July 11, 2017

11:26 AM ET ESPN.com news services LONDON — Novak Djokovic, who asked for a medical timeout to stretch his shoulder, eased into the quarterfinals at Wimbledon with a straight-sets win over Adrian Mannarino. Williams, 37, made her Wimbledon debut a few months before Ostapenko, 20, was born. Williams last won the title in 2008 but reached the semifinals last year and the Australian Open final this year. She is the…

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This time it doesn't count … and that's a good thing

July 11, 2017

7:30 AM ET MIAMI — Rob Manfred’s legacy as Major League Baseball commissioner will ultimately be shaped by the answers to some thought-provoking questions. The game will look markedly different if and when pitch clocks, robot umpires and international expansion become part of Manfred’s quest to broaden baseball’s fan base and have it resonate with a younger audience. Against that big-picture backdrop, the stakes of an exhibition game in the…

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Game predictions: Will Aaron Judge take Max Scherzer deep?

July 11, 2017

7:06 AM ET Will the National League finally break its four-year losing streak? Will We stacked some of this year’s MLB All-Stars — as well as some recognizable names from the NFL and NBA — against the Yankees’ 6-foot-7, 282-pound rookie right fielder. Home-field advantage? Out. Cash rewards and a good time? In. After more than a decade of trying to turn the Midsummer Classic into a serious competition, MLB…

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Olney: Baseball's lost opportunity

July 11, 2017

10:49 AM ET Bud Selig absorbed a lot of flak over the years for attaching home-field advantage in the World Series to the outcome of the All-Star Game. Columnists (like me) didn’t like it, players didn’t like it, executives didn’t like it and when the latest round of labor talks played out, the union asked for the elimination of the feature — and MLB acceded. But now that it’s gone,…

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Sourav Ganguly strikes his first run in the startup world; invests in an entertainment company

July 11, 2017

Indian cricket team’s former captain Sourav Ganguly has made his very first step in the startup world by investing in Mumbai based entertainment company, Flickstree. Ganguly joins a long list of cricketers and sportsperson who have taken interest in entrepreneurship famously, Yuvraj Singh has invested in close to 10 startups which include Jet Set Go and licensing startup Black White Orange, EduKart.com etc. Robin Uthappa has invested in HealtheMind and…

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