Zoo officials in Washington hope they can get lucky again with female giant panda Mei Xiang. The Smithsonian's National Zoo is trying to get the 18-year-old giant panda pregnant in hopes she will deliver her fourth living cub in a move to boost the species, officials said on Friday. There are aboutRead More »
Stephen Jones came to the aid of Manchester bombing victims. The latter was the scene at Wednesday’s Europa League final outside Stockholm, where Manchester United fans watched their club beat Ajax just two days after a terrorist’s bombs exploded at a pop concert in Manchester. Out of this latest evil act, the story of Stephen Jones will go down as some of the good to come from it.
Notable Manchester devotee Noel Gallagher had some thoughts on the bombing that killed 22 people on Monday night at the Manchester Arena right after an Ariana Grande concert had concluded. “Having played that arena and all that and stood in that foyer, and being from Manchester… It dawns on you that it’s aimed at young music fans,” he told Radio X in a recent interview.
LAFC’s plan to spend $30 million on a training complex on the campus of Cal State Los Angeles would make it the third-largest investment in a practice facility in Major League Soccer history. Only Atlanta United and Real Salt Lake, who spent $60 million apiece, invested more. Atlanta, which joined MLS this season, opened its complex in April while Real Salt Lake’s new training home will be at least partly ready this fall. The Cal State University Board of Trustees approved LAFC’s ambitious proposal Wednesday. To build its complex, LAFC will renovate Cal State L.A.’s stadium and construct fields, locker rooms, sports medicine facilities and office space for coaches and staff as well for the club’s