‘The bottom line’: Ex-England captains lament ‘abject’ collapse

Former England captain Alastair Cook said England had reached ‘low bottom’ with their abject batting collapse in Hobart on Sunday as the Ashes’ latest loss in a calamitous run ratcheted up the pressure on skipper Joe Root and trainer Chris Silverwood. Australia crushed England by 146 runs with two days …

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis performs at the McCallum Theater in Palm Desert

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis (JLCO) features 15 of today’s top jazz soloists and musicians – and the band will perform at the McCallum Theater at 7 p.m., Saturday, January 23. The show is presented thanks to the generosity of Wayne Prim. Led by Wynton Marsalis, …

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Chelsea report: Blues considering Ivan Perisic offer

Chelsea are reportedly considering an approach for Inter Milan’s Ivan Perisic before the end of the transfer window. With Ben Chilwell potentially out for the rest of the season, Thomas Tuchel found himself running out of options at left-back. Perisic would provide quality cover for Marcos Alonso – which the …

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Bow Fiddle Rock: River City star Iain Robertson talks about his love for the Moray monument

Bow Fiddle Rock, near Portknockie, on the Moray Coast. Why are you going there? It is a magnificent and dramatic spectacle. I love that the North Sea has carved this amazing landmark out of rock for countless years. I heard that the rock, which looks like the tip of a …

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Blues try to keep racking up points at home, host Maple Leafs

The St. Louis Blues will look to extend their 13-game point streak at home on Saturday when they host the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Blues are 12-0-1 this wave at Enterprise Center. As of Nov. 26, they are 12-3-3 overall. They did so by leading the league with 13 wins …

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Colts don’t face ‘serious’ injuries, though Rock Ya-Sin needs surgery

INDIANAPOLIS — The Colts believe their roster has come to the end of the season without dealing with any new injuries that could linger into the 2022 season, an issue that became a significant issue at the start of the 2021 season. Darius Leonard, Quenton Nelson, Eric Fisher and Dayo …

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Tucson Jazz Festival returns with renewed emphasis on collaboration | Musical function

After barely doing it in the early days of 2020, and being canceled last year, the Tucson Jazz Festival is scheduled in multiple venues from Friday January 14 through Sunday January 23. The festival returns with an expanded variety of styles, both indoor and outdoor shows, and a special jam …

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WARM-UP BLUES | World sports

The West Indies Under-19 team’s batting troubles continued yesterday as they lost their second and final warm-up before the ICC Under-19 World Cup. Despite half a century of captain Ackeem Auguste, the home side again failed to beat their 50 overs quota, and South Africa’s Under-19s took the opportunity to …

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Country music superstar Chris Janson to perform pre-race concert ahead of 63rd Coca-Cola 600

Photo credit: Charlotte Motor Speedway CONCORD, NC (Press Release) – Fans are sure to get nothing but good vibes when singer / songwriter and Academy of Country Music Award winner Chris Janson takes the stage for a pre-race concert ahead of the 63rd edition of Coca-Cola. Cola 600 to Charlotte …

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