Ponting angered by England tactics

Hostilities between the camps commenced before a ball was bowled on Sunday, with Mitchell Johnson and Kevin Pietersen involved in a verbal altercation after the latter hit balls in the direction of the Australian fast bowler. They continued after the commencement of play, with Andrew Flintoff temporarily standing his ground to a Ponting catch at […]

The near-identical tales of Vishwa Fernando and Jack Leach taking their teams to epic wins

That either of them is even here is down partly to luck, but also to great resolve. Vishwa, a victim of an atrocious domestic system that produces pitches essentially designed to force quicks to quit the game, averages 31.13 in first-class cricket. And he was only here in Durban because no fewer than three frontline […]

3v3v3 tactical shooter Nine to Five is looking for alpha testers

Today the studio revealed a little bit about how it plans to go about making that happen with a new gameplay trailer that also signals the upcoming start of a closed alpha test. There’s a clear element of Rainbow Six Siege to the game—you can place barricades, and at one point there’s a reference to […]

Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Your Airport’s Color Could Determine Other Item Colors

PraiseHolo explained in the Reddit thread that they were resetting their island to try to get a blue airport and black streetlamps, among other things. “After many resets and playing the starting quest about 8 times (up until the upgraded resident services so I could check the streetlamp color), I realized I was only getting […]

COVID-19 Impact: Create demand, rescue economy

Demand is consumption and investment. Sixty percent of GDP is private consumption. Investment has been anaemic much before Covid. The pre-Covid slowdown happened principally because consumption growth slowed down. The Covid crisis has savaged consumption further. It has also made investment even more risky because businesses will produce more only if there’s consumption demand. The […]

Patriots owner Bob Kraft on likelihood of playing 2020 NFL season: ‘I believe we can do it’

“I thought about our fifth Super Bowl, when we were down 28-3 with two minutes to go in the third period and had a 0.4 [percent] chance of winning the game, 99.6 [percent chance] to lose, and we came back. And it was a great victory,” Kraft told host Sean Hannity. “In some ways. I feel […]

Brit Hume says Biden likely didn’t need mask at Memorial Day appearance: ‘On top of that, it looks absurd’

“I don’t think it makes much of an example to wear a mask … in a situation where nearly all the data we have indicated that is not necessary. And on top of that, it looks absurd,” Hume said. “And of course, you know, as vain as Donald Trump is — I mean, think of what he […]

Woman fired after backlash from racist park confrontation

In the fallout, investment firm Franklin Templeton announced Tuesday afternoon it had fired Amy Cooper, saying, “We do not tolerate racism of any kind.” A group called Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue said it had custody of her dog for the time being. The pet could be heard coughing in the video after she clenched […]

Twitter adds fact check to unsubstantiated Trump tweets about mail-in voter fraud

“We always knew that Silicon Valley would pull out all the stops to obstruct and interfere with President Trump getting his message through to voters. Partnering with the biased fake news media ‘fact checkers’ is only a smoke screen Twitter is using to try to lend their obvious political tactics some false credibility,” Parscale said.