Posts Tagged ‘learned’

3 things we learned as Portugal struggled to a 1-0 extra time win over Croatia

3 things we learned as Portugal struggled to a 1-0 extra time win over Croatia

Croatia and Portugal neutralized each other so thoroughly that neither team managed a shot on goal until Portugal scored their winner late in extra time. It took 117 minutes of play before we saw a single shot on target between Portugal and Croatia in their Euro 2016 match, but that shot proved decisive as...

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Here’s the homemade hoop Buddy Hield learned to shoot on

Here’s the homemade hoop Buddy Hield learned to shoot on

ESPN’s Jeff Goodman took a trip to Freeport, Bahamas, the hometown of Oklahoma star Buddy Hield. During the trip, whererin he also met Hield’s brother and family, Goodman tweeted a photo of one of the basketball hoops he used growing up. One of Buddy Hield’s homemade hoops here on his street in Eight Mile Rock...

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3 things we learned as Atlético Madrid defeated PSV Eindhoven in penalties

3 things we learned as Atlético Madrid defeated PSV Eindhoven in penalties

Regulation was not enough as Atlético and PSV effectively cancelled each other out again. For the first time in this Champions League round, 90 minutes were not enough to decide a winner between Atlético Madrid and PSV Eindhoven. The match stayed scoreless all the way through regulation and extra time — making this tie...

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3 things we learned from Manchester City’s goalless draw against Dynamo Kiev

3 things we learned from Manchester City’s goalless draw against Dynamo Kiev

Manchester City made it through to the Champions League quarterfinals in the most unspectacular manner imaginable. Manchester City qualified for the Champions League quarterfinals for the first time in their history on Tuesday, but their supporters won’t have felt much like celebrating at the final whistle. Manuel Pellegrini’s outfit turned in a rather disappointing...

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NBA scores 2016: A Warriors-Kings playoffs series would be great and 3 other things we learned

NBA scores 2016: A Warriors-Kings playoffs series would be great and 3 other things we learned

If someone needs to be destroyed by the Warriors in the first round, why not the entertaining Kings? That and the rest of the action on Saturday in the NBA. There’s something sad about the race for the eighth seed in the Western Conference. A team with more losses than wins will squeak into...

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3 things we learned about the St. Louis Rams

3 things we learned about the St. Louis Rams

By Scott Johnson, The Sports Xchange SEATTLE — St. Louis defensive end Chris Long has been involved in plenty of close battles with the rival Seattle Seahawks over his eight NFL seasons, but every time he walked into the visiting locker room at CenturyLink Field, his Rams had little to show for it. Latest...

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3 things we learned from Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Bayern Munich

3 things we learned from Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Bayern Munich

Olivier Giroud’s late goal gave Arsenal a surprising win over a Bayern Munich side that had dominated the run of play. A shocking mistake from Manuel Neuer gifted a second-half goal to Olivier Giroud, leading Arsenal to surprise many and beat Bayern Munich, 2-0. The Germans had dominated the run of play, but couldn’t...

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Oakland Raiders: 3 things we learned after loss to Chicago Bears

Oakland Raiders: 3 things we learned after loss to Chicago Bears

By Ira Miller, The Sports Xchange CHICAGO — They were already starting to think it was the “same old Jay” on Sunday at Soldier Field when Jay Cutler threw a fourth-quarter interception that the Oakland Raiders turned into a go-ahead field goal against Cutler’s Chicago Bears. Latest News – UPI.com

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3 things we learned from Arsenal’s 2-1 win over Tottenham in the League Cup

3 things we learned from Arsenal’s 2-1 win over Tottenham in the League Cup

An unlikely hero emerged in this North London Derby battle. This edition of the North London Derby didn’t disappoint, with a closely-fought battle at White Hart Lane ending in a 2-1 win for Arsenal thanks to unlikely hero Mathieu Flamini’s brace, The first half was almost all Arsenal, with the Gunners dominating possession and...

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What I learned this week about Tim Cook’s Apple

What I learned this week about Tim Cook’s Apple

This is the debut installment of a new, weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge, also available on Re/code, by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an Executive Editor at The Verge and Editor at Large of Re/code. No winning streak goes on forever. But it would be hard to tell that from...

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