Day: July 23, 2018

Opioid addiction is plateauing. But the crisis isn’t over.

New data from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association suggests opioid addiction rates are finally plateauing. But that doesn’t necessarily mean overdose deaths will drop anytime soon. It’s a sobering reminder of just how long it might take America to get through the ongoing crisis. The big finding from the BCBSA data, which compiles medical […]

Izzy Christiansen joins Lyon from Manchester City Women

Izzy Christiansen has joined Lyon from Manchester City Women. The 26-year-old England midfielder spent four years at City, winning the FA Women’s Super League, FA Women’s Cup and two Continental Cups. “All at Manchester City thank Izzy for her contribution over the past four years and wish her the best of luck with her new […]

Salford Red Devils ask fans to help raise transfer funds

Salford are appealing to their fans to raise cash to help them make a plunge into the transfer market before Friday’s signing deadline. The Red Devils face a battle to avoid relegation to the Betfred Championship after a bottom-four finish in Super League consigned them to the Super 8s Qualifiers. New signing Jackson Hastings has […]

Rand Paul says he’s “honestly undecided” on Kavanaugh

Sen. Rand Paul, the libertarian-leaning lawmaker from Kentucky and a recurring troublemaker for the GOP, says his mind still isn’t made up on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Given Republicans’ slim margin in the upper chamber, Paul’s vote could be pivotal for securing Kavanaugh’s seat on the high court, and his indecision is increasingly putting […]

Martin Brundle: Formula 1 at its best in Germany

Where do you start to pick the highlights out of that race, which was surely F1 at its very best? Fast, chaotic, unpredictable, controversial, dramatic and closely fought. It was a race which Sebastian Vettel in his Ferrari had totally under control until he ended up behind his team-mate and losing time, and then finally […]