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‘Diego Maradona’s biggest battle was always with himself’

‘Diego Maradona’s biggest battle was always with himself’

Entertainment
In July 1984, a then 23-year-old Diego Maradona arrived in Naples, heralded by fans as their saviour after years of misery on the pitch.Sure enough, the record signing proved to be the Italian club's turning point, leading them to two Serie A titles in three years. The charismatic Argentinian was the biggest footballer in the world, a god on the pitch who was adored by thousands of fans. But away from the beautiful game, his life was spiralling out of control.His time in the city made him a global superstar, but broke him as a man.The stories of cocaine use and reported mafia friendships have been well documented. But asking the man himself? That has proved an extremely tricky task for journalists over the years. Advertisement ...
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Dave & Buster’s, Medidata, and more

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Dave & Buster’s, Medidata, and more

Finance
Customers play a basketball arcade game at a Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc. location in Pelham, New York.Timothy Fadek | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesCheck out the companies making headlines after the bell:Shares of entertainment and restaurant company Dave & Buster's fell 17.6% during extended trading after missing earnings and revenues estimates and lowering guidance for the fiscal year. The company reported earnings of $ 1.13 per share on $ 364 million in revenue for its first quarter, falling short of the earnings of $ 1.14 per share on $ 372 million in revenue expected by analysts polled by Refinitiv.Dave & Buster's also lowered full-year revenue guidance, saying it now expects revenue between $ 1.365 billion and $ 1.39 billion. It previously forecast revenue between $ 1.37...
USA 13-0 Thailand: United States claim biggest ever Women’s World Cup win

USA 13-0 Thailand: United States claim biggest ever Women’s World Cup win

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device The United States recorded the biggest ever victory in the Fifa Women's World Cup as they crushed Thailand 13-0.The 2015 winners were 3-0 up at half-time, scored four times in 10 minutes in the second half and then added six more goals in the last 16 minutes.Alex Morgan scored five times for the United States with two goals apiece for Rose Lavelle and Samantha Mewis. Lindsey Horan, Megan Rapinoe, Mallory Pugh and Carli Lloyd also scored to beat Germany's 11-0 win over Argentina.The United States' previous biggest win in th...
Jupiter will appear at its biggest & brightest, with moons visible this month

Jupiter will appear at its biggest & brightest, with moons visible this month

Science
facebook twitter Email linkedin pinterest reddit tumblr Linkhttps://intranet2.upi.com/wdb/cms2019/stories.php?storyid=6671559935460&st_year=2019&story_only=1&jwsource=clAuto 406p720p406p270p180pJupiter's Great Red Spot could soon disappear Some may think that June's short nights make it a bad month for stargazing, but this month will bring the best opportunity of the year to see one of our closest celestial neighbors. People around the world can look to the night sky this month to see Jupiter shining bigger and brighter than it will at any other point this year. This is because Jupiter will be at opposition, when it is opposite side of the Earth than the sun. This is also around the time when the two planets are closest to each other. The Jupiter opposition wil...
Mars: The box seeking to answer the biggest question

Mars: The box seeking to answer the biggest question

Science
Media playback is unsupported on your device Is it possible? Is there life on Mars? Ever since the Mariner 4 probe made the first successful visit to the Red Planet - a flyby in July 1965 - we've sent a succession of missions that have given us all sorts of fascinating information about Earth's near neighbour - but not the answer to the only question that really matters. So, take a look at the technology that may finally change the game. This is the Analytical Laboratory Drawer, or ALD - a sophisticated three-in-one box of instruments that will examine rock samples for the chemical fingerprints of biology. On Thursday, it was gently lifted by crane and lowered into the ExoMars "Rosalind Franklin" rover, the six-wheeled buggy that will carry it...