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U.S. women’s soccer team, Alex Morgan keep on winning at 2019 ESPY Awards

U.S. women’s soccer team, Alex Morgan keep on winning at 2019 ESPY Awards

Entertainment
July 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. women's soccer team kept their victory party going Wednesday night during the 27th annual ESPY Awards 2019 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles adding Best Team to their recent FIFA Women's World Cup championship. The team had just landed in Los Angeles a few hours after completing their victory parade in New York City when they beat out the NFL's New England Patriots, the Toronto Raptors of the NBA, baseball's Boston Red Sox and NCAA football's Clemson Tigers for the award. "We literally just got off a plane a couple of hours ago," said Carli Lloyd on accepting the award from actress Sandra Bullock. "Got hair and makeup in the plane and we look pretty fabulous." She then thanked their worldwide fans for their support. "It's been an incredible journey. Super ...
Cricket World Cup: Pakistan beat New Zealand to keep semi-final hopes alive

Cricket World Cup: Pakistan beat New Zealand to keep semi-final hopes alive

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, Edgbaston, BirminghamNew Zealand 237-6 (50 overs): Neesham 97*, Shaheen 3-28Pakistan 241-4 (49.1 overs): Babar 101*, Haris 68Pakistan win by six wicketsScorecard; Table; Schedule.Pakistan kept their hopes of a World Cup semi-final place alive as they moved to within a point of England with a six-wicket victory over New Zealand.Babar Azam's 101 saw Pakistan home in front of a partisan crowd at Edgbaston after Shaheen Afridi had ripped through New Zealand's top order.Jimmy Neesham's unbeaten 97 had given New Zealan...
Frogs find disease-free haven in New Guinea, scientists want to keep it that way

Frogs find disease-free haven in New Guinea, scientists want to keep it that way

Science
June 3 (UPI) -- The island of New Guinea in the Indonesian archipelago remains one of the last refuges free of chytrid fungus, a deadly frog infection that has already wiped out 90 frog species around the world. The authors of a new study, published this week in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, have a plan to keep New Guinea disease free and its frog population healthy, but they say they need help. In the new paper, researchers laid out the steps that must be taken to keep the chytrid fungus off New Guinea. "You don't often spot a conservation disaster before it happens and get the chance to stop it," Deborah Bower, researcher at the University of New England in Australia, said in a news release. "We know what needs to be done." The deadly fungal infection first eme...
You can use Jack Bogle’s investing strategy and keep a socially responsible focus

You can use Jack Bogle’s investing strategy and keep a socially responsible focus

Finance
A tribute to Jack Bogle, founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group, is displayed on the bell balcony over the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, January 17, 2019.Brendan McDermid | ReutersIf you're a follower of Jack Bogle's legendary investment philosophy, you want to buy low-cost index funds and hold them indefinitely.That is because over time, the Vanguard Group founder's theory goes, that strategy can potentially mimic the market's returns without the high costs that come with other funds. Bogle was considered the titan of low-cost investing.But as investing in environmental, social and governance (ESG) becomes more mainstream, investors may be wondering whether they can still get those same returns while upholding higher social ideals.That is because investi...