Crusaders beat Chiefs, Brumbies top Sunwolves in Super Rugby
23 days ago - By National Post
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - The Christchurch-based Crusaders made a scratchy start to the defence of their Super Rugby title on Saturday, weathering two yellow cards and relying on a disputed penalty try and two late intercepts to beat the Hamilton-based Chiefs 45-23.
The Chiefs led 20-19, against the run of play, after 56 minutes before the Crusaders began a concerted rally with a try to captain Sam Whitelock.
Earlier, the ACT Brumbies rallied from 19-8 down in the first half to beat the Japan-based Sunwolves 32-25 in Tokyo.
A penalty try and yellow card awarded against the Chiefs in the...
Read more ...
The headlines of News BreaK
What's an NCAA Tournament upset worth? Units = big bucks
UMBC made more than history in the NCAA Tournament. By becoming the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1, the Retrievers made about $1.7 million for the America East Conference...
Train derails in Kentucky, residents evacuated as precaution
Several witnesses reported hearing a loud explosion, then seeing a large fire in the area near the train tracks.
Trump opioid plan includes death penalty for traffickers
President Donald Trump is headed back to New England on Monday, where he is set to announce new action to fight the opioid crisis.
Putin calls UK accusations over ex-spy poisoning 'nonsense'
Vladimir Putin is dismissing accusations of Russia's involvement in an ex-spy's poisoning
Another explosion injures 2 in Austin; cause unclear
AUSTIN, Texas - At least two people were injured in another explosion in Texas' capital Sunday night, after three package bombs detonated earlier this month in other parts of...
Cirque du Soleil aerialist dies after fall during show
TAMPA, Fla. - A Cirque du Soleil performer has died after falling during a show in Tampa. The theatrical company announced on Twitter Sunday that Yann Arnaud fell Saturday...
Four injured after trains collide in Kentucky
GEORGETOWN, Ky. - Four people were injured after two trains collided and derailed late Sunday night in Georgetown, Kentucky, officials said. A call came in at 11:14 p.m. to...
Britain slams ‘absurd' Russian denials of spy poisoning
BRUSSELS - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is describing Russian claims that it is not responsible for the poisoning of a former spy as absurd, and says the U.K. has...
China appoints US-trained central banker
BEIJING - A U.S.-trained economist was appointed Monday to succeed the longtime governor of China's central bank, Zhou Xiaochuan, at a time when the ruling Communist Party is...
'Black Panther' tops box office for 5th straight weekend
"Black Panther" has grossed more than $1.1 billion worldwide.