MLB

Saunders: Five takeaways from Colorado Rockies’ hot start

Five takes on the state of the Rockies after their excellent start. (But first, a disclaimer. I’m writing this before Friday night’s home opener.) 1. The rotation’s ERA through five games, all on the road, was 2.30. That’s unsustainable, of course, given the altitude factor and the fact that the Rockies aren’t the 1998 Atlanta […]

Soccer

How the five Chelsea cup final bosses in their debut year got on

Frank Lampard became the SIXTH Chelsea manager to reach the FA Cup final in their debut season… but did the previous five go on to succeed or fail at Stamford Bridge? (Before inevitably getting the chop by ruthless Roman Abramovich!) Chelsea reached the FA Cup final after beating Manchester United on Sunday Goals from Olivier […]

Soccer

FIVE THINGS WE LEARNED from Real Madrid's win over Eibar

Eden Hazard is getting back to his best, Real Madrid looked better without Gareth Bale and Luka Modric has still got it – FIVE THINGS WE LEARNED as Zinedine Zidane’s side beat Eibar 3-1 Real Madrid beat Eibar 3-1 in their first game in over three months on Sunday Toni Kroos, Sergio Ramos and Marcelo […]

Soccer

Five tips to look more professional on a video conference

(CNN)Big life events, — like, say, a pandemic — tend to make people question their life choices, particularly when it comes to their careers. You’ve hit a wall working remotely. Now what? Homeowners are getting mortgage relief they didn’t want All employees face mental health risks now. Here’s how managers can help “When people go […]

Soccer

Five centre backs who are interesting Europe's biggest clubs

From two standout Red Bull Leipzig talents to a £43m-rated surprise package in La Liga… five centre backs who are interesting Europe’s biggest clubs this summer Dayot Upamecano has been constantly linked with a move to the Premier League His RB Leipzig team-mate Lukas Klostermann is also being courted by Barcelona Pau Torres and Robin Le Normand […]

NHL

Steve Yzerman’s top five NHL career moments

Steve Yzerman. also known as “Stevie Y” or simply “The Captain”, turned 55 on Saturday.  It seems like just yesterday the legendary Detroit Red Wings forward was still lacing up the skates in the NHL. In 22 seasons for Detroit, he tallied 1,755 points (692 goals, 1,063 assists) in just over 1,500 games. He was inducted into […]

MLB

MLB payrolls 2020: Five takeaways from reported salary figures

MLB’s finances are in disarray because of the coronavirus pandemic; no revenues to cover expenses. The largest expense, naturally, is player salaries, and observers got a snapshot Tuesday of how large they are when The Associated Press published its annual review of contracts and team payrolls collected from industry sources. The figures are for team rosters as […]