Nationals find bullpen help in trade with A's

1:23 PM ET ESPN.com news services The Washington Nationals are acquiring left-handed reliever Sean Doolittle and right-handed reliever Ryan Madson from the Oakland Athletics for right-hander Blake Treinen and two prospects. The prospects headed to the Athletics are left-hander Jesus Luzardo and third baseman Sheldon Neuse. The Nationals have been looking for help at the back end of their bullpen. Treinen, 29, is 0-2 with a 5.73 ERA and two…

July 16, 2017
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Edelman says talk of Pats going 19-0 is 'stupid'

12:43 PM ET ESPN.com news services The defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots have been aggressive in adding star players to both sides of the ball this offseason, leading to some talk by local and national media that the 2017 New England team might accomplish what the 2007 version couldn’t — go 19-0. Wide receiver Julian Edelman is having none of it. The wide receiver was asked about the…

July 16, 2017
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Federer finishes flawless run to win Wimbledon

July 16, 2017

10:57 AM ET ESPN.com news services Roger Federer is a Wimbledon champion for a men’s record eighth time, defeating Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 in Sunday’s final. The win moves Federer above both Pete Sampras and William Renshaw, who each have won seven titles at the grass-court major. Federer, 35, became the oldest champion at the All England Club, and he won his second Grand Slam of the year in…

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Judge vs. Betts the new rivalry within Red Sox-Yankees

July 16, 2017

9:30 AM ET BOSTON — Within the rivalry, there have always been rivalries. They are the mini-dramas that help sustain this nearly century-old play known as Yankees-Red Sox. Even when the teams don’t finish 1-2 in the standings, a phenomenon that has occurred only 19 times through the 98 seasons since Babe Ruth switched sides, debates have raged over Joe DiMaggio vs. Ted Williams, Thurman Munson vs. Carlton Fisk, Don…

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Who's the better passer, Lonzo Ball or Ben Simmons?

July 16, 2017

2:29 PM ET In this week’s mailbag, we address players worth the supermax, whether Lonzo Ball or Ben Simmons will become the better passer and who the East’s No. 2 player is — and take a statistical dive into a fun NBA name game. You can tweet your questions using the hashtag How have this year’s most promising rookies looked in summer league? ESPN’s Kevin Pelton breaks down the best…

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Royal Brewery Bistro at Janpath has the blandest food ever!

July 16, 2017

We arrived at the porch of Royal Plaza Hotel in Janpath with a lot of expectations. As we were ushered in, a world of antiques welcomed us. The lobby of the hotel looks right from a vintage movie set of Hollywood in the 70s. There are antique statues, mural paintings and lots of metal to firm your belief. The tea lounge was beaming with crowds. We are here to review…

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Delhi Civic Body's Smart City Projects To Be Completed By 2020

July 16, 2017

New Delhi: The NDMC’s smart city projects will be completed before the 2020 deadline with most of the work getting into implementation mode by this October, the civic body’s chairman Naresh Kumar has said. He gave this assurance during a meeting convened yesterday by Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra to review the implementation of the New Delhi Municipal Council’s (NDMC) Smart City Plan. Stressing that the NDMC…

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This comic book gives an insider's view to the world of marketing

July 16, 2017

Have you ever thought a comic book can teach you marketing? Well, that’s actually happening. ‘Building the Perfect Beast – What Really Happens in Brand Management’ by Neil George is the world’s first comic book that focuses on brand management. The 150+-page book with more than 400 anime based illustrations captures the triumphs and the challenges of interns in the marketing and communications industry. This book loaded with 10 typical…

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Pastor Shot Dead Outside Church In Ludhiana

July 16, 2017

Ludhiana: The pastor of a church was shot dead by two motorcycle-borne assailants at Salem Tabri locality here late last night. The victim was identified as pastor Sultan Masih. Two armed youths with their faces covered shot at the pastor from a close range, police said today. At the time of the incident, Masih was standing outside the church and talking to someone on his mobile phone. He was rushed…

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GSTN portal to be ready for invoice uploading from July 24

July 16, 2017

Businesses can start uploading their sale and purchase invoices generated post July 1 on the GSTN portal from July 24, a top company official told PTI. The Goods and Services Tax has kicked in from July 1 and so far, the GST Network, the company handling the IT backbone for new tax regime, has been facilitating registration of businesses. “We plan to launch the invoice upload utility on the portal…

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