21-Year-Old Shot Dead, Brother Injured, In Road Rage Case

July 18, 2017

New Delhi: A 21-year-old man was killed and his brother injured today after they were shot at by unidentified men who apparently lost their temper when the victim did not give way to their car, police said. The incident was reported to the police this morning. Pawan 30, and his brother Pradeep, were on their way on a motorcycle from Baprola village towards Kanjhawla. When they reached near Ranikhera T-point…

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Court Raps Delhi Metro For Taking Too Long To Find Missing Girl

July 18, 2017

New Delhi: The DMRC was today pulled up by the Delhi High Court for trying to “cover up” the “inefficiency and ineptitude” of its officials, who failed to locate a mentally challenged woman after she was separated from her family while travelling on metro. The 19-year-old woman, who went missing on April 21, was yesterday found wandering in Rewari district of Haryana by a policeman who took her to a…

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Adorable, Miniature Drone Joins the International Space Station Crew

July 18, 2017

Say hello to JAXA’s Int-Ball. (Credit: JAXA) An adorable documentarian has joined the International Space Station crew. The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) recently shipped its spherical camera drone to the ISS—thank you, SpaceX—to serve as another set of eyes and ears for ground control. It’s called the JEM Internal Ball Camera, but everyone’s referring to the little feller as “Int-Ball.” Last week, JAXA released the first images of Int-Ball…

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Sources: Ginobili closing in on Spurs return

July 18, 2017

1:47 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Four-time NBA champion Manu Ginobili is finalizing a contract to return for his 16th season with the San Antonio Spurs, league sources told ESPN. Ginobili has been leaning toward a return, and he plans to push back retirement for at least one more season, league sources said. Ginobili will turn 40 next week. Ginobili is one of the most decorated international players in basketball history,…

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Cousins needs time, content with 1-year deal

July 18, 2017

11:57 AM ET Kirk Cousins will become the first NFL quarterback to play under the franchise tag for a second consecutive season, earning $23.9 million, after he failed to come to a deal with Washington before a Monday deadline. The team’s offer to its quarterback is barely credible given Cousins’ leverage, and now Washington is running out of options. It could lose him for a compensatory pick next spring, or…

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No Beef Shortage In Goa, Assures Manohar Parrikar. Ironic, Says Congress

July 18, 2017

New Delhi: Manohar Parrikar, the Chief Minister of Goa, said today that to avoid beef shortage in the popular holiday state, his government had kept open the option of importing it from Karnataka. “We have not closed the option to start getting meat from Belgaum (in Karnataka) to ensure that there is no shortage,” Mr Parrikar said in the state assembly. “I can assure you that inspection of beef from…

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How top MMA trainers would prepare Conor McGregor for Floyd Mayweather

July 18, 2017

10:41 AM ET When it comes to Floyd Mayweather versus The Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor world tour was indeed entertaining but also extremely disturbing given some of the actions and words of the fighters. Former two-division titleholder Paulie Malignaggi ridiculed Conor McGregor when he revealed his intentions of fighting Floyd Mayweather. But that has changed, and now Malignaggi will be a key figure in McGregor’s camp. The Floyd Mayweather…

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Summer league's top rookies, surprises, disappointments

July 18, 2017

8:03 AM ET NBA InsidersESPN.com Who stood out the most at NBA summer league this year? What are the biggest takeaways? Our crew reviews the summer league scene. 1. Who was the best rookie you saw at summer league? Tim MacMahon, ESPN.com: Lonzo Ball, at least once he started wearing shoes from legitimate brands. Sure, his inconsistent, funky jumper caused me to make bad Lonzo Carter-Williams jokes, especially in the…

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Reflecting on Lonzo Ball's outstanding July

9:46 AM ET LAS VEGAS — Jason Kidd has heard the comparisons of Lonzo Ball to himself many times since Ball began to shine at UCLA last season. Some even think that Ball looks a bit like Kidd when he came out as a highly acclaimed pass-first point guard and also the No. 2 overall pick out of Cal in the 1994 draft. “Yeah, I’ve heard that a lot,” Kidd…

July 18, 2017
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Dog Domestication: Is A New Study Barking Up The Wrong Tree?

July 18, 2017

I like to believe she’s thinking “What?! Dog domestication might go back 40,000 years to a single event?” — per a new Nature Communications study — but I know she’s just wondering how long she has to sit still looking Mordorable before she gets another piece of cheese. (Credit William Zuback/Discover) Dogs are our first friends — they’re the only animal domesticated while we were still a bunch of motley…

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