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Great rips AFL ‘mess’ after staggering Cripps call

North Melbourne great David King says the AFL has lost its handle on the basics of the game after Blues skipper Patrick Cripps overturned his two-match suspension at the league’s appeals board on Thursday night. In a marathon hearing that lasted more than four-and-a-half hours, Carlton successfully argued three grounds to dispute Cripps’ two-game suspension …

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Social media posts warn people not to call 988. Here's what you need to know

Social media posts warn people not to call 988. Here’s what you need to know

Only when the caller cannot or will not collaborate on a safety plan and the counselor feels the caller will harm themselves imminently should emergency services be called, according to the hotline’s policy. d3sign/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption d3sign/Getty Images Only when the caller cannot or will not collaborate on a safety plan and …

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Don't Call the New Federal Gun Law a Gun Law

Don’t Call the New Federal Gun Law a Gun Law

“Yeah, I think that was,” Republican senator Thom Tillis says of Cornyn’s unscientific news clipping. JFK’s Legacy For Tillis, what truly unified the disparate group of progressives and conservatives was data—just not gun data. Instead, he says, their negotiations were most influenced by former president John F. Kennedy. On October 31, 1963, Kennedy signed into …

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Star’s call has ‘alarm bells ringing’ for cricket

Former Australian captain Mark Taylor says cricket administrators should be concerned by Ben Stokes’ decision to retire from one-day internationals. The England all-rounder has called it quits from the 50-over format at the age of 31, noting that playing all three formats of the game is unsustainable for his body. Stokes played a starring role …

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