36ers stumble in season opener

ADELAIDE 36ers’ rebuild following last summer’s grand final disappointment remains a work in progress after a frustrating season-opening loss to their oldest rival. The SA club slumped to an 99-91 defeat to Perth Wildcats in Thursday night’s round-one National Basketball League clash at Adelaide Arena. It came 194 days after the Sixers’ championship decider reverse […]

Mental health crisis grips Puerto Rico as rebuilding efforts stumble a year after hurricane

Mental health issues in Puerto Rico are growing, according to health officials, as residents struggle with government red tape and economic issues that are snarling efforts to rebuild – coupled with the ugly psychological effects of the new hurricane season.

Huawei smartphone sales surge in Europe as Apple and Samsung stumble

If Europe is any indication, Apple and Samsung might be in trouble if the major Chinese smartphone brands ever get a significant foothold in the U.S. market. According to a new report from market research firm Canalys, China’s Huawei saw sales of its smartphones in Europe grow 38.6 percent to 7.4 million units in the first […]

Watch McLaren’s stumble into the 2017 F1 season in new Amazon show

Enlarge / McLaren testing in Barcelona in the run up to the 2017 F1 season. The test did not go well… (credit: Sam Bloxham/LAT Images) Amazon Prime has returned to things four-wheeled with its latest original production. It’s not another Jeremy Clarkson spinoff, though; it’s a rare look at the inner workings of a Formula […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling improves despite wage growth stumble

The pound is currently trading at €1.116, an improvement compared to yesterday. Figures by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the UK wage growth is struggling to improve. Weekly earnings for three months prior to September rose 2.2 per cent, which is down from 2.3 per cent in the previous period. This is […]

Jays can't overcome Osuna's latest stumble in 'Boston marathon'

The Red Sox have won their own version of the Boston marathon, playing 19 innings and beating the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2. The game at Fenway Park took six hours and ended after 1 a.m. Wednesday. About 700 fans were left in the ballpark when Hanley Ramirez hit a winning single. It was the longest […]

Respawn CEO: Despite sales stumble, expect more ‘Titanfall’

Titanfall 2 has sustained its playerbase and momentum with free DLC every month since its release, but there’s no question that the game was a hit that didn’t make the impact it should’ve. In an interview, Respawn’s CEO chalked it up to an inconvenient release window, but the long chat revealed the company’s plans to […]

Pitch Battle final: Will Young FALLS down stairs in embarrassing live TV stumble

The 38-year-old returned to BBC One’s new entertainment series, where 30 of the country’s best choirs and vocal groups battled it out in a series of sing-or-be-sung-off vocal challenges, but took a tumble at the star of the show. BRIT Award winner and former choirboy Will walked down the show’s stairs alongside Bebe Rexha to […]

Police stumble on $500mn opium poppy field in North Carolina

Undercover deputies in Catawba County, North Carolina stumbled on a field of opium poppy plants while conducting a separate investigation. The property owner, Cody Xiong was charged with manufacturing and trafficking opium, both felonies. An undercover sheriff deputy was at Xion’s property conducting a warrantless “knock and talk,” following up on a tip about another […]