BREAKING: EasyJet flight to Newcastle declares mid-air emergency

The flight – scheduled to reach Newcastle at 12.45am – was forced to land in Manchester due to a medical emergency.  It is understood one passenger required urgent attention.  The pilot made a squawk 7700 emergency call before turning the plane off course.  A squawk 7700 emergency call is made to instantly get attention from air traffic control centres on the […]

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St. John’s exits Big East tourney with an embarrassing whimper

St. John’s has developed one consistent trend: Getting embarrassed in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals. At least this year, the Red Storm’s season isn’t over, an NCAA Tournament bid likely awaiting them on Sunday despite this poor finish to the season. But this group performed exactly like less talented teams have the previous two years, following up outbracket-round wins with […]

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Sigurdsson scores twice to ease pressure on Marco Silva as Cardiff plunge further towards relegation

Everton chief Silva badly needed this result after three defeats on the spin left him under pressure. And much to his and owner Moshiri’s relief, the Portuguese got it thanks to Gylfi Sigurdsson’s double and a late Dominic Calvert-Lewin strike. Toffees supremo Moshiri has publicly backed his manager during a winter of discontent, not wanting to sack yet another manager. […]

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Opinion: Success making it easier for Mikaela Shiffrin to handle pressure

Mikaela Shiffrin has found a way to deal with the pressure that follows success. Have even more success. Off-the-chart, rewrite-the-record-books success. Already a two-time Olympic gold medalist, Shiffrin’s results this season have put her alongside Simone Biles, Serena Williams, LeBron James and the Golden State Warriors in the debate over who is the most dominant athlete right now. She already […]

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