René Robert of Sabres' famed 'French Connection' dead at 72

Rene Robert, a member of the Buffalo Sabres' famed "French Connection Line," died Tuesday at a Florida hospital less than a week after suffering a heart attack. He was 72.In this Feb. 23, 2011 file photo, Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula, second from right, poses with former Sabres players René Robert (14), Rick Martin (7)…

Argentina beat Paraguay and qualify for Copa Quarters

Argentina ensured their place in the quarter-finals of the Copa America on Monday when they beat Paraguay 1-0 in a game notable for Lionel Messi's record-equalling 147th appearance for the national side. Alejandro Gomez got the only goal of the game after 10 minutes when he took a delightful pass from Angel Di Maria and…

Abahani’s nail-biting win

High voltage drama with a nail-biting last over finish was witnessed, and then there was the second hundred of the league which eventually went in vain as the super league stage of the Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier League T20 started to step towards the tournament's climax.  Mushfiqur Rahim's Abahani registered a hard fought one-wicket win over…

Foden’s ‘blond bet’

England's Phil Foden said his teammates have agreed to copy his dyed blond hairstyle if they win the European Championship. Foden caused a stir on social media before the tournament when he shared a picture of him dyeing his short black hair, just as former England great Paul Gascoigne did for Euro '96. For all…