Bulge-battling Seahawk Lacy picks up NFL weight loss bonus

Seattle Seahawks running back Eddie Lacy pocketed a $55,000 (50,100 euros) bonus on Monday after tipping the scales at 253 pounds (115 kilos) to meet his first contractually stipulated weight loss target, his agent confirmed.The powerhouse running back…

May 15, 2017

Fabregas foils Watford in Chelsea title party

Substitute Cesc Fabregas scored an 88th-minute winner as new Premier League champions Chelsea edged Watford 4-3 in a richly entertaining game at Stamford Bridge on Monday.John Terry, who will leave Chelsea at the end of the season, crowned his 716th ga…

May 15, 2017

Macron wins Merkel backing for bid to shake up Europe

France’s new President Emmanuel Macron secured backing Monday from key ally Chancellor Angela Merkel for his bid to shake up Europe, despite scepticism in Berlin over his proposed reforms.Travelling to the German capital to meet the veteran leader in h…

May 15, 2017

AFP stringer shot dead in Mexico: judicial source

A local journalist in Mexico’s violent Sinaloa state who worked for Agence France-Presse and other media was shot dead in the street Monday, a judicial source told AFP.Javier Valdez, 50, was shot near the premises of one of the Mexican news outlets he …

May 15, 2017