According to a report by Brazilian Folha de São Paulo, a flight bearing the Argentinian national team was dangerously close to crashing in the same manner that saw much of the Brazilian club team Chapecoense tragically perish just a week ago. The report states that the national team, including Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, and other star players on November 11th, was traveling on its way home from the 3-0 loss to Brazil aboard the exact same plane that crashed on November 28th, and was 18 minutes from running out of fuel before landing in Buenos Aires. The British Aerospace 146 aircraft has a maximum fuel capacity for a flight of four hours and 22 minutes, and the trip from Belo Horizonte to Buenos
On the eve of the four-month mark in the nine-month Premier League campaign, the season is nearing the halfway point, which offers the opportunity to reflect on what we’ve seen in one of the most competitive seasons on record. The top four are separated by only four points, while fifth-place Tottenham Hotspur has conceded the fewest goals and has the fewest defeats of any side in the league (along with Arsenal). Antonio Conte’s Chelsea has been the best team in the Premier League thus far, as the Blues have bounced back from a Jose Mourinho meltdown season to claim the top spot.
Sacramento Kings player Matt Barnes is now being accused of choking two women at a nightclub in Chelsea on Monday. The allegation came Thursday from the lawyer of the first woman to come forward, Jasmine Besiso, who filed a lawsuit against Barnes, 36, over the alleged choke on Wednesday. The lawyer, Michael Lamonsoff, told reporters Thursday that Barnes choked his client only moments after strangling a different woman at the Avenue nightclub on Dec. 5th. Lamonsoff said the first alleged choking incident, which he based on eyewitness accounts, occurred at Barnes’ VIP table, which was adjacent to Besiso’s. The first woman was “choked repeatedly” by Barnes, Lamonsoff said eyewitnesses have told