Gabriel Jesus was on song on his home debut for Arsenal, scoring two and setting up two more

Gabriel Jesus has transformed Arsenal on and off the pitch… he wanted four goals against Leicester

Gabriel Jesus faced the cameras at the end of a record-breaking home debut for Arsenal and declared: ‘I am so happy.’ A few minutes later, his manager offered a slightly different version of events. ‘He is disappointed in the dressing room because he said he could have scored four,’ said Mikel Arteta. It was about …

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Scott Effross emerging as Yankees appear headed for closer by committee

Scott Effross emerging as Yankees appear headed for closer by committee

BOSTON — Aaron Boone had two obvious choices to close the game Saturday night versus the hated Red Sox. He could stick with Clay Holmes, the All-Star who was the most dominant closer in baseball into July. Or he could return to Aroldis Chapman, a nearly perennial All-Star who remains the game’s highest-paid reliever and …

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Craters on bridge in Kherson

Russia ‘Humiliated’ by Ukraine, U.S. HIMARS Around Kherson: U.K. Author

Russian forces have been “publicly humiliated” by Ukraine’s use of U.S-supplied High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) in Kherson, according to author Louise Mensch. Two key bridges into the Russian-occupied city of Kherson—which Kyiv has been working to retake—were heavily damaged by strikes on Wednesday, the British Ministry of Defence said. Ukrainian authorities reported on …

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The investing game plan as retail giants Walmart and Target wrap up the season

The investing game plan as retail giants Walmart and Target wrap up the season

The earnings season is winding down, but there are still some big names set to report. More than 90% of S & P 500 companies have already reported earnings, with 78% of those names posting better-than-expected profits, according to Refinitiv. Those results have put overall S & P 500 earnings on pace to have grown …

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Legendary Texas Longhorns FB Steve Worster, inspiration for wishbone offense, dies at 73

Legendary Texas Longhorns FB Steve Worster, inspiration for wishbone offense, dies at 73

Steve Worster, a two-time All-American at Texas and the bruising fullback who was the inspiration for the creation of the wishbone offense that came to dominate college football in the 1970s and ’80s, died on Saturday at 73. Texas announced Worster’s death in a release on Sunday. Worster, who was nicknamed “Big Woo” or “Woo …

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House Republicans issue scathing report criticizing Biden's Afghanistan withdrawal

House Republicans issue scathing report criticizing Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal

This figure — which meant there was “roughly one consular officer for every 3,444 evacuees” — is one of several previously undisclosed details outlined in the highly critical report examining the chaotic US withdrawal last August. The House Foreign Affairs Committee Republicans’ report, which is being published around one year after the country’s capital fell …

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Vikings lose to Raiders in first preseason game, but get long looks at developing players

Vikings lose to Raiders in first preseason game, but get long looks at developing players

LAS VEGAS – Kellen Mond took the fourth-down shotgun snap, standing placidly in the pocket as the Raiders sent a three-man rush after him. He saw Dan Chisena — one of his secondary options on the play — shake free from cornerback Chris Jones on a deep out route, and Mond flicked the ball to …

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Will Zalatoris makes most of three-hole playoff to win FedEx St. Jude Championship in dramatic fashion

Will Zalatoris makes most of three-hole playoff to win FedEx St. Jude Championship in dramatic fashion

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The 10-foot par putt in regulation was so crucial and the moment so important that Will Zalatoris doesn’t remember screaming out when he made it, “What are they gonna say now?” It took three playoff holes to get the answer on Sunday in the FedEx St. Jude Championship, and it was more …

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Opinion | Barkha Dutt: India's democracy is assaulted by TV news networks

Opinion | Barkha Dutt: India’s democracy is assaulted by TV news networks

Placeholder while article actions load When the journalist Mohammed Zubair was arrested over a 4-year-old tweet that borrowed a pun from an old movie, on the charge of hurting religious sentiments, Arnab Goswami, a prime-time anchor at Republic TV, one of India’s leading news networks, was furious — but not at the assault on freedom …

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