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Following On cricket podcast special: Three balls that changed Steve Harmison’s world

Following On cricket podcast special: Three balls that changed Steve Harmison’s world

Sports
talksport on tour Our daily podcast delivers exclusive player interviews, highlights of the action and a sneak peek into life on the talkSPORT tour bus Jon Norman brings a Following On special which is not to be missed! Jarrod Kimber chats to Steve Harmison in a brilliant interview looking back at the three most famous deliveries of Harmy’s career. Let's block ads! (Why?) talkSPORT
Famous birthdays for Jan. 22: Steve Perry, Guy Fieri

Famous birthdays for Jan. 22: Steve Perry, Guy Fieri

Entertainment
Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius. They include: -- Russian Czar Ivan III, known as Ivan the Great, in 1440 -- British writer/explorer Walter Raleigh in 1552 -- English philosopher/statesman Francis Bacon in 1561 -- British poet Lord George Byron in 1788 -- D.W. Griffith, silent film director (The Birth of a Nation), in 1875 -- Chief Justice of the United States Fred Vinson in 1890 -- U.N. Secretary-General U Thant in 1909 -- Actor Ann Sothern in 1909 -- Soul singer Sam Cooke in 1931 -- Actor Piper Laurie in 1932 (age 87) File Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/UPI -- Actor Bill Bixby in 1934 -- Television chef Graham Kerr in 1934 (age 85) -- Author Jose...
Aston Villa transfer news: Steve Bruce concedes Jack Grealish MUST be sold, with Tottenham Hotspur leading the way

Aston Villa transfer news: Steve Bruce concedes Jack Grealish MUST be sold, with Tottenham Hotspur leading the way

Sports
HIT THE ROAD JACK The 22-year-old has been a star over the past three years for the Villans, but Financial Fair Play restrictions means they must sell Jack Grealish will be sold by Aston Villa in this summer transfer window, Steve Bruce has confirmed. After failing to gain promotion to the Premier League via the play-offs last season, the Villans were crippled by Financial Fair Play. Villa have to sell star man Grealish this summer In order to preserve the status, the Midlands-based side must sell their prized assets – with Grealish expected to lead the way. With nearly £40 million needed in cash injection, Bruce admitted he just hoped clubs act fast so the club can move on. “The first thing we have to address, before w...
Steve Ditko: Spider-Man co-creator found dead at 90

Steve Ditko: Spider-Man co-creator found dead at 90

Entertainment
Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko has died aged 90 in New York, police say.He was found unresponsive at his flat in Manhattan on 29 June and was declared dead by paramedics who attended the scene.Fans, including author Neil Gaiman, have paid tribute to the artist.Ditko rose to fame for his work with Marvel Comics in the early 1960s, working with the company's future CEO Stan Lee on ideas including Spider-Man and Doctor Strange.Lee came up with the idea of a teen superhero with the powers of a spider, says BBC North America correspondent Chris Buckler.But it was Ditko who created Spider-Man's distinctive blue and red costume and the web-shooters he wore on his wrists.Ditko left the company in 1966 after reportedly falling out with...
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says the hype around blockchain signals a bubble

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says the hype around blockchain signals a bubble

Finance
Apple co-founder and noted bitcoin bull Steve Wozniak says the hype around blockchain is similar to what he saw in the dotcom era, with companies going belly-up at a rapid rate. “It was a bubble, and I feel that way about blockchain,” Wozniak said Tuesday on stage at the NEX technology conference in New York. A good portion of the companies promising to do life-changing things on the internet quickly went bust, Wozniak reminded the audience. Still, he said blockchain technology has real implementation potential, because it’s “decentralized a...