Multiple Matches, Revolution Title Match, and more announced

AEW Dynamite: Multiple Matches, Revolution Title Match and more announced during the February 16 edition of the Wednesday Night Show. (Author: Gardener)

Multiple Matches, Revolution Title MatchLast night on Dynamite, Jericho and Jake Hager also faced Santana and Ortiz in a tag team match. Kingston was at ringside to support Santana and Ortiz, and Jericho couldn't resist hitting him with a point that also cost him the match. It resulted in Santana and Ortiz taking the win by pinning Jericho. The House of Black meets Penta El Zero Miedo and PAC in a tag team fight where The House of Black won this match after Malakai Black sprayed mist in Penta's eyes. One of the next challengers for AEW Tag Team Champions Jungle Boy and Luchasaurus will also be determined at next Dynamite as the champions will defend their titles in a Triple Threat match at AEW Revolution. The two teams competing against Jungle Boy and Luchasauras will be determined by two battle royales. While the first match next week will be a Tag Team Battle Royale, the second will be a Casino Tag Royale battle the following week. The 2022 AEW Revolution pay-per-view will take place on Sunday, March 6th at the Addition Finance Arena in Orlando, Florida. The current card for the night is as follows: Two Teams TBD The February 23 episode of the AEW Dynamite card set from Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut is as follows: * Chris Jericho and Eddie Kingston will face off * House of Black vs. Penta El Zero Miedo and PAC* Tag Team Battle Royal where the winner will be added to the triple AEW Tag Team Title match at Revolution Champion Jay White will make his AEW in-ring debut by beating Trent Beretta picks up. Also on Rampage, Dante Martin meets Powerhouse Hobbs in a match winner meets Keith Lee and Wardlow in the "Face of the Revolution" ladder match at the AEW Revolution PPV event. The Rampage map for the February 18 issue is as follows: Powerhouse Hobbs in a Face of the Revolution Ranked Match Qualifier Face of the Revolution Ranked Match Qualifier


AEW's Thunder Rosa debuts on Dynamite with amazing Kill Bill gear

AEW Dynamite featured an expected rematch between Thunder Rosa and Mercedes Martinez, and since it was a No-DQ match, it promised to be a brutal one. It did justice to that too, with trash cans, chairs, tables and more all making their way into the match, but it also featured the debut of Rosa's [...] (Author: Gardener)

Thunder RosaAEW Dynamite featured an expected rematch between Thunder Rosa and Mercedes Martinez, and since it was a No-DQ match, it promised to be a brutal one. It did justice to that, with trash cans, chairs, tables and more all making their way into the match, but it also featured the debut of Rosa's snazzy new gear, which pays homage to Uma Thurman's look in Kill Bill. Rosa debuted the yellow and black gear on social media, complete with a silver whistle to mimic the sword, and you can check it out in the post below. Rosa revealed the photo with the caption, "[email protected] I beg you NOT to defend your lover @RealBrittBaker tonight... The outfit consisted of a yellow jacket that mimicked the yellow jumpsuit in the movie, then had on some cool stylish necklines pants. Rosa also rocked some awesome black, white, and yellow face paint to complete the look. Martinez didn't know what to do, but then she was interrupted by Britt Baker, who came out with Rebel and Jamie Hayter. After a brief meeting with Martin Kove, Baker from Cobra Kai then got in the ring and joined her team to beat up Rosa. She then offered Martinez a gun to help, but then Hayter jumped on her and attacked her as well. It seems Martinez is now on the run with Team Baker, but maybe she has a new friend in pink? As for the rest of Dynamite, below is the full map and results from today's episode. What do you think of Rosa's equipment?


Winners, news and notes on Cody Rhodes' departure

AEW Dynamite results with Sammy Guevara vs. Darby Allin. (Author: Gardener)

Cody Rhodes'AEW Dynamite, the first show since Cody Rhodes' shock departure, promoted Chris Jericho and Jake Hager against Santana and Ortiz, Mercedes Martinez against Max Caster in a Face of the Revolution qualifier, Bryan Danielson against AEW going on to be something of a new one era with its first broadcast without one of its founding members in Cody Rhodes. Rhodes immediately became a top star at AEW after launching the promotion alongside EVPs The Young Bucks, Kenny Omega and President Tony Khan. After two months of working without a contract, Rhodes and AEW parted ways, and the former three-time TNT Champion seems destined to make the switch to WWE any day. Former AEW Chief Branding Officer Brandi Rhodes will reportedly not be joining WWE. Last week's AEW Dynamite show drew 1.129 million viewers for the hype surrounding a surprise debut, revealed to be Keith Lee. CM Punk, who credited MJF with two wins against him in Chicago, was a very generous babyface mover. CM Punk did an excellent promo on why he wants a dog collar match against MJF, recalling MJF's "Piper in Portland" line and even revealing the already viral photo of Punk and a young MJF. The first reference to Cody Rhodes came when Tony Schiavone established that the last dog collar match was between Rhodes and Mister Brodie Lee. Some of the submissions and holds in this match had to be seen to be believed. Lee Moriarty is about to win against Bryan Danielson. He made a big step forward in this match and had huge crowd support. This was one of Bryan Danielson's best matches and also served as Moriarty's coming out party. Jon Moxley clipped an epic promo after that match, telling Bryan Danielson, "He doesn't stand with anybody until he bleeds with them first." On the Wikipedia page, Max Caster and Wardlow are both credited as fighters for the AEW Face of the Revolution Ladder Match, but here they are in a qualifying match. Max Caster's routine was great, but I was really hoping he had bars for Cody Rhodes. Cole got in a lot of trouble for rudely dismissing Tony Schiavone from his ring. Cole perceptively pointed out Hangman Page's sketchy history with friends, something Cole shares with the AEW Champion. Santana really has an outside chance to be a singles star in AEW if they give him the chance. Britt Baker received some advice from "Cobra Kai's" Martin Kove, who was not introduced during his segment with Baker. Mercedes Martinez attempted a fisherman's suplex through a table leaning against the apron, only for the two to slide down the table in one of the least painful table spots you'll ever see. As previously teased, Britt Baker, Jamie Hayter and Rebel attacked Mercedes Martinez for failing to defeat Thunder Rosa. This match wasn't as good as their instant classic at AEW Revolution 2020, but it picked up momentum before Andrade intervened from the outside.


Champions league result, match stream and latest updates today

Jurgen Klopp's side have plenty of fond memories to draw on as they travel to Italy for the first leg of the Champions League round of 16. Liverpool were in Milan before Christmas to beat AC Milan, becoming the first English side to win all six group stage games. The Reds reached back-to-back finals in the competition in 2018 and 2019, losing to Real Madrid in the first before beating Tottenham but have failed to progress beyond the quarter-finals in their two campaigns since. (Author: Gardener)

todayLiverpool have their Champions League clash against Inter Milan firmly under control as late goals from Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah earned them a 2-0 win at a struggling San Siro in the first leg of the Round of 16. Inter had the better chances in the first half but Jurgen Klopp's side were resilient if not at their best as they held the hosts in check before dealing two damaging blows to their opponents. After struggling to create plenty of chances, Klopp initiated substitutions in the second half and one of those substitutes was trump - Firmino fired home from a corner to break the deadlock in the 75th minute. With their resistance broken, errors began to creep in for Inter and Salah tumbled when they failed to clear a long ball into the box to end the game with seven minutes remaining. Although the away goals rule no longer applies, the win puts the 2019 Champions League winners in a commanding position ahead of the return leg at Anfield on March 8. “Difficult place, a very good team, difficult to break and I really enjoyed the atmosphere and the crowd. A good result for Anfield Road. "Everyone expects to be under pressure, it's the Champions League. Job done for Liverpool as they win 2-0 at the San Siro thanks to goals from Firmino and Salah. Inter were really impressive for most of the second half but they couldn't make the most of the pressure they were putting on the Reds. Liverpool made them pay and now they travel to Anfield with complete control over the tie. Not much pace for the game now - both sides know the first leg is as good as over. 89 mins: Inter push to bring something to Anfield but the cross is deflected straight into Alisson's arms. It looks like it's going to be a perfect evening for Klopp's side. Min.86: Ball into the box was not cleared properly, landed on Salah and his shot was wrong-footed by Handanovic and ended up in the net. Milner comes on for Liverpool who just want to see that now. Liverpool take on the tie and Klopp absolutely loves it. 80 minutes: Perisic with a shot from distance, just over the bar! Really good performance, Alisson was almost confident it would pass. Inter really need something you feel in the next ten minutes... 78 mins: Inter will be absolutely devastated, they were so good in this half but they are behind. It almost gets worse for them when Mane finds himself in the back, almost pushed around a corner. The first shot on goal in the match! Robertson whips the corner to the near post, Firmino flicks into the far corner with a brilliant header. 73 min: Second corner in quick succession for Inter – not being able to do much with it yet. Dumfries runs to the near post, head wide. 71 mins: Sanchez for Inter, replacing Martinez. Min.69: Scrap magic in the match - Salah gives it away cheaply and then Dzeko returns to favor. Liverpool are gradually regaining control a bit, Inter aren't holding them back as much now. 66 mins: Diaz has been bright since coming on, which certainly caused some problems for Inter. He wins a corner which Robertson lashes towards the back post, too much for Van Dijk. 63 mins: Liverpool changes don't make a difference yet, they can't get out. Dzeko in the penalty area, works his right foot and gets the shot away - blocked. Here comes Liverpool, Alexander-Arnold pushes it through to Diaz...his attempt deflects for a corner. 61 min: Inter believe they are briefly in the lead, but the linesman's flag goes up. Dzeko runs after and calmly runs past Alisson, but Konate and Van Dijk had stepped forward to outplay him. Elliot, Mane and Fabinho out, Diaz, Henderson and Keita on. Liverpool boss knows his side are really on the ropes. 57 mins: Corner Inter, their fifth of the game. Head off, comes to Bastoni on the edge of the box... Min.56: Another good cross into the box, falls invitingly for Martinez but the first touch isn't good enough. Van Dijk comes over and Liverpool are okay. Inter need to score when they play that well. Wow, that was a stunning first eight minutes since Inter's break. Bored wide to Perisic, wonderful first touch to get it in his way. Slices it over the six-yard box, Martinez is inches away from having a tap-in. 52 mins: Bastoni has come up a lot more since the break, which helps Perisic. This time the winger slices inside and whips a deep ball into the box but it's a little too floaty and Alisson is able to claim it comfortably enough. Vidal then tries to press a ball at Martinez, doesn't quite find it. Liverpool really on the ropes. 50 min: Inter safely up, Perisic involved in everything at the moment. It's good to hit Alexander-Arnold and put a cross into the box, it's not very convincing from Van Dijk but he does just enough to clear. 47 mins: Good start to Inter's half as Bastoni plays it wide to Perisic. Drives inside and lays it down on Brozovic, who has a lot of space on the edge of the box but misses the shot by a wide margin. Heading into the second half. Firmino replaces Jota for Liverpool. Liverpool had slightly more possession with 52% possession and nine shots on goal. Inter didn't score on goal either, despite hitting the crossbar. Game directly in the balance sheet after 45 minutes. Calhanoglu came closest to scoring the first goal while Mane looked good for Liverpool. Neither side will be particularly unhappy with the way things have gone, but you feel Inter need to bring more than a draw to Anfield. 45 mins: It's almost impossible to beat Van Dijk in a foot race. Ball over the top, Dzeko brings it down but the Liverpool centre-back quickly comes over to slam the door. 44 min: Looks set to be goalless at the break but it's been an entertaining 45 minutes. Liverpool are the better side, which causes problems for Inter with the high pressure. But the home side came closest to goal and rattled the bar. 41 mins: Martinez finds himself one on one with Van Dijk but you can tell he doesn't like this race as he slows things down. Nice ball in, Skriniar with a good jump but heads just wide. Plays the right pass to Martinez, he cuts back and then goes straight to the edge of the box as he punches it between Konate and Robertson. 38 mins: Inter are desperate for their lives as Liverpool try to put it on the net. Salah, Elliott, Jota... finally the shot comes but it's blocked as two defenders fly in. Salah played again, cut back is cleared to the corner. 36 min: That was almost a huge chance for Liverpool. Martinez is so good at keeping the ball in play and sending it over the line to Dumfries. The full-back whips him towards Dzeko at the far post, but Konate intercepts just in time. corner Inter. Robertson flicks it away at the near post. 34 mins: Vidal down, not for the first - or last - time tonight. Robertson came through the back of him and Vidal hit the deck. Referee goes over and helps him up, no free kick. 32 mins: Inter plays very calmly from behind, Handanovic letting it roll all but one foot in front of goal before finally passing it wide to Skriniar. Dzeko is looking for a ball over Martinez, but it's too much. Liverpool break fast, Salah totally free in box but Elliott can't find him. 28 mins: Vidal rushes into Salah and that's a Liverpool free-kick almost 30 yards away. Great effort, only far. 26 mins: Vidal knows exactly what he's up to, waits for Fabinho to make contact and then falls to the ground. Got the free kick, job done. Bastoni sends a pass to Perisic, who is brilliantly defending against Konate, to get his body in the way. 24 mins: Liverpool corner after Vidal slips and without knowing it feels good to stop Manes progress. Played on, Mane falls against the back post and sends an overhead kick into the side netting. 22 mins: Take two as Dumfries wins a corner for his side this time. Better ball-in, Fabinho is there to direct it away. good defence. 21 mins: Perisic as direct as ever as he tumbles down the left wing, tries to drive in a low cross and Konate blocks it for a corner. out for a kick. Alisson crawled around briefly, worried he might roll into the back corner. 19 minutes: Brilliant ball over the top to Jota, he controls it nicely with his chest, but the offside flag goes up. Fairly open start to this game, both sides are encouraged. Nice move, comes back to Calhanoglu and he deflects an attempt onto the crossbar. 14 mins: Dumfries pulls Jota back and Liverpool have the free-kick in a decent position. Brozovic shot the ball away, which didn't please the referee but only gave the midfielder a warning. Beautiful ball from Robertson, Mane wins the header - just over the bar. 12 mins: Calhanoglu plays it wide to Martinez, who takes his time before floating a cross in the direction of Dzeko in the box. 9 mins: Swinging low towards the back post, Fabinho heads him back over the goal and Mane's acrobatic effort sends him back into the six-yard box. Fabinho almost finds it, but he's relegated. Then Thiago goes on goal from a distance, scrapes a bit and it just goes over the bar. 8 mins: The home side are now growing into the game and enjoying a little more possession at the back. Mane pushes it wide to Salah, going for goal this time but getting blocked for a corner. 6 mins: Better from Inter, they're building their way into a good position. Vidal and Dumfries are both strong, Liverpool want a free-kick but they can't get one. If Martinez falls on the edge of the penalty area, he whips an attempt just past the goal. Alisson looked confident he wasn't interfering with the goal. 4 mins: Ominous signs for Inter as Thiago sprays a beautiful ball to Salah. He is allowed to run into the penalty area with his left foot, doesn't shoot, but instead tries to distract Alexander-Arnold - too little pass and Inter can clear. 2 mins: Both Liverpool full-backs are already on the pitch, pushing Inter back. Mane gets to the baseline and holds a ball to the far post, Jota almost finds, but the whistle goes for a foul on Dumfries. Inter really need to get a result tonight and give themselves something to take to Anfield. It's an incredible atmosphere at the San Siro as always - Liverpool will be keen to put the home fans' minds at ease as soon as possible. Almost time to get this one up and running... You can imagine it will be a far tougher test for Liverpool tonight. Trent Alexander-Arnold still believes this can be a hugely successful season for Liverpool even as Man City appear to be in control of the title race. "If we look at it now, there's just the league that's not really in our hands. All the other cup competitions we find ourselves in believing we can win them or beat them all on our day if we get it right. “We don't have much on our hands but anything can happen in this league so make sure we're able to pounce if they slip. "The other three competitions we think we can win." At 18 years and 318 days, Harvey Elliott becomes Liverpool's youngest player in the Champions League without qualifying. The group stage couldn't have gone better for Liverpool - six games, six wins. Klopp's side had to come from behind to beat AC Milan in their opening game, while also being ousted against Atletico Madrid. Inter finished second in their group, behind Real Madrid, who beat them twice. Losing to Real aside, Inter have only lost twice all season. Four changes for Liverpool then, as Elliott, Thiago, Konate and Jota come in to replace Keita, Henderson, Matip and Firmino. Huge call from Klopp to start Elliott in midfield shows how much faith he has in the 18-year-old. Lots of experience at this Inter side, especially with Vidal and Dzeko. Martinez starts up front with Sanchez on the bench. Jurgen Klopp was full of praise for Inter in the run-up to the game, hinting that Liverpool need to do their best if they are to go through the draw. "If we are dominant, Inter will defend fairly compactly," said Klopp. "It's Inter - it's a first class team and manager. The home side know they will certainly need to lead after Anfield to have any chance of an upset, but Klopp's side have been in superb form as they attempt to pressure Man City in the title race and should carry that to Europe . Mo Salah and Sadio Mane are both back from the Africa Cup of Nations and started against Burnley at the weekend, while Diogo Jota was a substitute for the game and could return to the starting XI. Luis Diaz, signed in January, is available despite having played for Porto in the group stage. Uefa rules for the cup were changed in 2018, allowing clubs to add three new players to their squads after the January window, regardless of their previous appearances. Nicolo Barella is unavailable to Inter with a suspension after being sent off in their last group game against Real Madrid. Alessandro Bastoni is suspended for domestic games but can play tonight and is likely to start. Edin Dzeko and Lautaro Martinez are expected to start at the front. Hello and welcome to Standard Sport's LIVE blog of Inter Milan vs Liverpool! Jurgen Klopp's side travel to Italy for the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 to take a positive result back to Anfield. However, it will not be an easy task against Inter, who are on course to defend their Serie A title. Ahead of kick-off at the San Siro, which takes place at 8 p.m., we have the latest updates, build-up and team news.


Messi and Pique separate another part of Barcelona's ugly end

PETE JENSON IN SPAIN: Although Lionel Messi was on the winning side on Tuesday night, there were times when Lionel Messi looked defeated. (Author: Gardener)

MessiAlthough Lionel Messi ended up on the winning side on Tuesday night, there were times when Lionel Messi looked defeated. Wearing number 30 instead of number 10, he watched almost hidden from the camera in the tunnel as Kylian Mbappe captured all the attention of the Real Madrid players before the game. On the eve of the game, Spanish newspaper El Pais ran a story about Gerard Pique, who advised Barcelona to ditch him last summer. The day after the game, the French newspapers berated his performance. Although Lionel Messi helped PSG beat Real Madrid, there were times when Lionel Messi looked defeated. Messi was banned from the penalty spot and his performance was slammed by the French press While Messi left some friends at the club, other relationships were broken. Lluis Mascaro said that Messi felt let down by Pique and believed Pique betrayed him by telling Barcelona president Joan Laporta that it would be 'okay if Messi goes'. Spanish newspaper El Pais claimed Gerard Pique advised Barcelona to ditch Messi last summer. Suggestions that Pique influenced Barcelona's decision to let Messi leave the club aren't new. Suggestions that Pique influenced Barcelona's decision to let Messi leave the club are not new Suggestions that have surfaced again this week were partly due to the game between PSG and Real Madrid. And maybe also because Ferran Reverter, who was Barcelona boss when the decision was made to let Messi go, left the Catalan club. Some Barcelona supporters have suggested that Reverter made Real Madrid president Florentino Perez's bid as he pushed for Barcelona not to renew Messi. Those rumors were reignited this week when several well-informed Catalan journalists suggested Perez now wants the available reverter to join his construction giants ACS. It's certainly true that Pique took a pay cut earlier in the season and there would have been greater reluctance to do so if Messi had even been renewed at 50 per cent of his previous salary. Fans say Ferran Reverter made Florentino Perez's bid as he urged Messi not to be renewed. Pique was never in Messi's clique, but their relationship seems to have ended on a sour note Even without Messi's salary, it's hard to imagine that Pique's opinion would have tipped the scales one way or the other. It was Laporta, who was persuaded not to accept La Liga's deal with investment fund CVC, that really cooked Messi's new contract goose. Had Barcelona signed for CVC and taken around €250m in new money, Messi would have stayed. Reverter was one of those who convinced Laporta - a romantic at heart who initially wanted the badge of honor to have kept Messi - to side with Real Madrid to reject the deal over subsequent TV revenue foregoneness . Pique was never in Messi's clique. Barcelona have continued to rebuild without the legend Messi, who was struggling with life at PSG. When Messi jetted to Barcelona last month, he ate with Alba and Busquets. The apparent sour ending with Pique, who he has played with since their days together at the club's academy, is a disgrace nonetheless. A shame for Messi that he couldn't stay at Barcelona until the end of next season when he still plans to move to the USA and a shame for Barça who missed giving their greatest player of all time a farewell campaign . After last night's underperformance, does the Catalan club think they dodged a bullet by not renewing it? Messi gave a tearful farewell to his youth club, which has hardly been successful without him. They have started to rebuild but despite his impressive debut, Adama Traore, who has struggled to start at Wolves, cannot be compared to the player he has replaced on the right side of Barcelona's attack. As for PSG, are they also disappointed after signing a legend only to see him as a shadow of his Barcelona self? Messi's first goal against Real Madrid since 2018 would also please most Barcelona fans. Even if the joy of one of the greatest player-club relationships football has ever known seems to have long since evaporated.


Kathie Durst's family is suing Robert Durst's widow to inherit the real estate fortune

As 40 years have passed since Kathie Durst's disappearance on Monday, her family said they... (Author: Gardener)

Kathie Durst'sA new six-part HBO series, THE JINX: THE LIFE AND DEATHS OF ROBERT DURST, follows the enigmatic Robert Durst, the billionaire son accused of three murders, including the unsolved case of his missing wife, Kathleen Durst. FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, March 5, 2020, real estate heir Robert Durst looks back at his Los Angeles murder trial. A New York prosecutor will file charges against Durst in the coming weeks in the death of his former wife, Kathie Durst, who disappeared in 1982, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Friday, October 8, 2021. Westchester District Attorney Miriam Rocah speaks during a news conference at the Westchester County Courthouse in White Plains, N. Investigator Joseph Becerra speaks during a news conference at the Westchester County Courthouse in White Plains, NY Wednesday, January 19, 2022. Rocah released a report into the murder case against the recently deceased New York real estate magnate Robert Durst in the decades-long disappearance of his first wife, Kathie Durst. Rocah published a report on the murder of the late New York real estate magnate Robert Durst in connection with the decades-long disappearance of his first wife, Kathie Durst. This undated photo by Jim McCormack shows his sister Kathie McCormack. Robert Durst's first wife, Kathie McCormack Durst, disappeared in 1982. A few days after his death, the fortune left by Durst is being sought. An attorney for his missing first wife's family told the real estate magnate's trust on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 that he would seek more than $100 million from Durst's estate and widow. As of Monday, 40 years have passed since Kathleen McCormack Durst disappeared, her family says they have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Robert Durst's second wife, who is trying to inherit his real estate fortune. At the age of 29, Kathie Durst disappeared on January 31, 1982 after leaving a meeting with friends in Newtown. The case went cold and no charges were brought until Robert Durst was charged with murder in New York late last year before dying on January 10. On the anniversary of her disappearance, Robert Abrams, an attorney for Kathie Durst's family, said they had filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Robert Durst's widow, Debrah Lee Charatan, who, according to court records, was running to be the executor. Robert Durst's 2010 will names Charatan as the recipient of the remaining money in the trust set up by his father, as well as his personal and real estate holdings. "Kathie's family hopes that her story will at least shed some light on the ability of rich and powerful people to manipulate and control the criminal justice system," Abrams said. "Robert Durst died without being held accountable for Kathie's murder." Robert Durst reported his first wife missing to the New York City Police Department five days after she was last seen, claiming he had her at the Katonah train station , N. deposed. Based on Robert Durst's claim, investigators initially focused on the possibility that his wife had gone missing in New York City. But with no leads uncovered in Manhattan, and Robert Durst claiming she may have eloped with another man through testimonies from a spokesman, the case went cold for nearly two decades. Authorities said they now believe Robert Durst killed his wife the night she disappeared "in or near" the couple's home in South Salem, N. Westchester County, District Attorney Miriam Rocah contributed, to delay the indictment in this case,” during a press conference in January following the death of Robert Durst. Her office released an account of the evidence in the case and an explanation of why it took nearly four decades to charge him in his wife's death. "On the anniversary of her death, we remember Kathie's kindness and compassion," Abrams said Monday. The courage that ultimately took Kathie's life.” Robert Durst died in a California prison hospital at the age of 78 after being found guilty in September of the 2000 murder of his longtime girlfriend Susan Berman. During the trial, prosecutors claimed that Berman would produce information about Kathie Durst's disappearance after her death. Robert Durst, who was found not guilty of the murder of a Texas neighbor, was arrested in Berman's murder after he was the focus of the 2015 HBO documentary series The Jinx, which investigated the deaths linked to him. Torrington's Mason Gero dies two days after his 5th birthday while awaiting a heart transplant Lawyer: $200M lawsuit filed against CT after deadly accident victims were not found for hours 25 Best New Restaurants For 2022 Live Mic Apparently Gave The Murders and was arrested before the final episode of the series aired. Investigators reopened the Kathie Durst case in 1999 after a tipster claimed to know the location of her remains. The lead could not be confirmed, but it enlivened the investigation into the disappearance, officials said. The investigation prompted New York State Police to search the couple's former home in South Salem and re-interview witnesses in the case. New developments included workers at the couple's Riverside Drive apartment building in Manhattan claiming they were wrong when they said they saw Kathie Durst return the night of her disappearance, records show. Investigators also found that there was no evidence Kathie Durst had called the dean of the medical school where she was studying the day after her disappearance. Authorities said they now believe the call was made by Berman, an author who was then acting as spokesman for Robert Durst, to divert suspicion from him. Reports of the new police investigation leaked to the media in the fall of 2000, according to the Westchester Attorney's Office report. "Shortly thereafter, Robert Durst fled to Galveston, Texas, where he disguised himself as a mute woman," the report reads. In Texas, Robert Durst was implicated in the murder of Morris Black, a neighbor who died when the men got into a fight. Authorities said Durst dismembered Black's remains and disposed of the body in garbage bags. Durst was later acquitted of the murder after claiming self-defense.


Iwobi is thriving under Lampard at Everton

Alex Iwobi put in one of his best performances for Everton, while Moses Simon and Sebastien Haller were other Africans who starred at the weekend. (Author: Gardener)

EvertonAlex Iwobi produced one of his best performances on Merseyside when Everton sent on Leeds United forcefully at Goodison Park. Elsewhere, Sebastien Haller bounced back from his stunning Africa Cup of Nations French Ligue 1 with a hat-trick for Ajax Amsterdam in the Dutch Eredivisie , before being sent off with a red card for high foot just seven minutes after moving in in the Super Eagles' Round of 16 game against Tunisia. The red card was a "post" that led to Iwobi being pilloried on social media. Many Super Eagles supporters blamed him for Nigeria's early exit from a tournament they had dominated in the early stages. With that in mind, he will certainly have been relieved to have returned to Everton to recover from his disastrous time in Cameroon. The club he returned to is different from the one he left earlier in the year, with Rafael Benitez's troubled reign on Merseyside coming to a halt and Chelsea great Frank Lampard being used in his place. Benitez's history with Liverpool - and comments previously made against Everton - ensured his time at People's Club was troubled from the start, with some sections of the fanbase refusing to accept him as Toffees manager and others quickly withdrew the benefit of the doubt when the results turned against the club. For a confident player like Iwobi, the toxic attitude on the terraces at Goodison Park seems to have had a significant impact on his performances; The midfielder - once heralded as Nigerian football's next big thing - is showing precious little of the talent that once made him one of the Super Eagles' finest talents. He has netted just once and provided an assist for the Toffees in the first half of the season, but since returning from AFCON he has provided an assist off the bench in the FA Cup against Brentford and put in a brilliant performance against Leeds United. His latest performance was one of his best for Everton since arriving big-money from Arsenal in 2019 and he was influential as they won 3-0. Fueled by Lampard's dedication to attacking football and the creativity and composure of new signing Donny van de Beek, the Toffees seized the initiative from the start and Iwobi seemed relieved of the doubts and fears that had shaped him of recent Everton shows. Everton, no longer intimidated by Benitez's reactive, conservative style, appeared proactive and strong and Iwobi actively sought to express himself, to interfere and punish a Leeds defense that left the hosts room to operate. He appeared to have regained his confidence - not quite expected after the AFCON debacle - but certainly a consequence of Lampard's behind-the-scenes encouragement. "One of the beauties of coming two weeks ago is that it's a fresh start, a fresh start for everyone," Lampard said after the Leeds game. “He's a quiet kid, keeps his head down, trains with talent, trains with work ethic and the way we changed the team's formation and the way we've played with wide men, Alex kind of has a place in the demanded team with his performance. I certainly believe in him from the things I've seen, but the work ethic side of his game he showed in the role. One swallow doesn't make a summer, however, and just as some die-hard Everton fans have refused to accept Benitez, many will be skeptical that Iwobi can turn things around at the club and pay back the £34million fee to get him from Arsenal oblige. Improved mood in the stands will certainly help - as long as it lasts - as does a more adventurous approach from Lampard, which should allow the team's more creative players to express themselves. While Iwobi was Nigeria's dud at the Nations Cup, Simon was the Eagles' star in Cameroon, scoring and assisting in the win over Sudan. No one dribbled more per game throughout the tournament in Cameroon and Simon maintained his excellent form, scoring the only goal of the game for Nantes in their first win over Reims. While Simon's Nations Cup qualities were on display in open play - his attacks, his speed across wide areas, his agility against defenders - his shot against Reims was a stunning free-kick from the edge of the box that showed an undervalued area of ​​his game. On the subject of Super Eagles, Victor Osimhen, who missed AFCON, earned an early penalty for Napoli as they took the lead in a 1-1 draw with Internazionale. It was the culmination of a committed and intense performance from the striker, even if the Patenopei failed to overtake the Milan duo to the top of Serie A. Elsewhere, Haller may have netted just once in four AFCON games, but no one can dispute his influence in the Eredivisie, where he continued to lead Ajax's title-winning campaign with a hat-trick. The game marked the Ivorian's 50th appearance for Ajax and, remarkably, he has scored 41 goals and provided 15 assists in that span - and made crucial contributions every 80 minutes. Even given his unconvincing stint in the Premier League at West Ham United, the biggest clubs in the world will surely have to consider the outstanding, versatile striker ahead of the summer transfer window.


5 talking points as Barcelona beat Real Madrid in El Clasico thriller

Xavi's first El Clasico game as Barcelona manager ended in defeat but his side showed plenty of positive results as they forced Real Madrid into extra time in a thriller (Author: Gardener)

El ClasicoXavi's first El Clasico game as Barcelona manager ended in defeat but his side showed plenty of positivity as they forced Real Madrid into extra time in a thriller. Vinicius Junior opened the scoring for Carlo Ancelotti's side midway through the first half after being assisted by strike partner Karim Benzema, but a rather fortuitous Luuk de Jong equalizer leveled the score at the break. Barca, firm underdogs for that encounter, had recovered after a worrying open start but Madrid snapped through on the hour and Benzema restored their lead after striking the post. Teenager Ansu Fati, returning as a substitute from injury, headed home a late equalizer from Jordi Alba to force extra time but Fede Valverde gave Madrid a crucial third after another counterattack from Ancelotti's side. That ultimately meant a defeat for Xavi in ​​his first El Clasico as Barca coach, but there were positives to be drawn from his side's performance as well. This was the first competitive El Clasico match to be played outside of Spain, with the prize for the winners being a weekend final against Atletico Madrid's semi-final winners against Real Sociedad. Benzema and Vinicius have formed an impressive attacking partnership for Real Madrid Yes, Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema were successful again for Real Madrid in this game against their well-known opponents - and both showed the class and determination so often lacking in this current Barca side. Vinicius opened the scoring after being assisted by his attacking partner before the Frenchman got on the scoresheet to restore the lead in the second half just after being thwarted by the post. Together they have scored 38 times for Los Blancos this season and will lead Real Madrid to domestic glory this season - and possibly in Europe as well. He's been a big part of Barcelona's first-team squad for the past two and a half years, but it's easy to forget that Ansu Fati is still just 19 years old. Can Xavi take Barcelona back to the European elite? He returned to action in Riyadh and despite a visible rusty state he made an instant impression as he floated unmarked into the penalty area to head Jordi Alba's cross into goal. That goal forced extra time and although Barca were ultimately ousted, the return of their teenage sensation - along with fellow youngster Pedri - is a timely boost for the second half of the season. Luuk de Jong proved dangerous from the air for Real Madrid, scoring in the first half. But he has a habit of scoring on big occasions. In Seville, he scored several league goals against Barca, Real Madrid and in the Seville derby against Real Betis, while two years ago he scored twice in the Europa League final win against Inter. On Wednesday he made saves from Thibaut Courtois thanks to his headers before scoring a lucky break with his goal - putting himself in a position where Real Madrid defender Eder Militao's defense rebounded off the Dutch striker into the net. Signed from Ronald Koeman and now with three goals in three games under Xavi, de Jong may have his limitations but for now Barca are capitalizing on his strengths. Dembele is out of contract at Barcelona this summer but remains important to Xavi's side. While De Jong is a predictable striker who acts as a focal point for Barca's attack but has little freedom of movement, the player who brings an element of chaos to Xavi's side is Ousmane Dembele. Dembele can often infuriate Barca fans with poor decisions or a lack of composure, but these qualities are important in the team's attacking role and if he leaves this summer after his contract expires, he will be a loss. Xavi was ultimately frustrated as his side narrowly missed Real Madrid. Dani Alves played his first El Clasico in six years when he was about to celebrate his 33rd birthday and his age is showing clearly now. Busquets was robbed of the ball by Benzema ahead of Madrid's first goal, while Barca's high line consistently caused many problems for their aging defenders.


Fans have devastated Jordan Henderson but stats show he is NOT on the retreat

Sportsmail analyzed Jordan Henderson's performances over the past three seasons to determine whether or not fans should be worried about their captain. (Author: Gardener)

Jordan HendersonJordan Henderson is revered as Liverpool's captain but his uncolored display against Burnley at the weekend has put his place in the starting line-up under scrutiny in what was a big month for Jurgen Klopp's side. Henderson's flawed performance at Turf Moor left fans concerned at the prospect of him taking on Inter Milan in Wednesday night's Champions League clash in Liverpool. The Reds captain was guilty of giving away 50 per cent of his passes against Burnley and lost possession 24 times from his 48 touches. He also failed to clear the ball, block shots or make any meaningful tackles. Henderson's shortcomings were highlighted by the fact that his midfielders Fabinho and Naby Keita successfully completed 83% and 90% of their passes, respectively. Jordan Henderson's performance against Burnley has caused concern among fans. Henderson's erratic performance saw him go off the hook after 59 minutes. As a result, Jurgen Klopp hooked Henderson after 59 minutes and replaced him with Thiago Alcantara, who finished the game with 82 percent passing accuracy. One fan took to Twitter to say: "I don't think Henderson should start if everyone is fit. But was Henderson's poor performance against Burnley a sign of decline? Sportsmail analyzed Henderson's performances over the past three seasons to determine whether or not fans should be worried about their captain. Klopp used Henderson as a defender at times last season, asking him to play as a central defender due to the long-term absences of Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez. However, many believed the Liverpool captain was wasted in the back four - it was a case of "needs", with Henderson in defence. Therefore, at the start of the 2021-2022 campaign, Klopp encouraged Henderson to rediscover his box-to-box mentality by relieving him of his defensive responsibilities. The Liverpool manager used Fabinho as first-choice midfielder to give Henderson license to continue playing up front. The Liverpool captain (centre) was guilty of giving away 50 per cent of his passes against Burnley and lost possession 24 times from his 48 touches. Henderson also failed to clear the ball, block shots or create meaningful tackles From Henderson's game, the Liverpool captain excelled in certain areas of his game. He's created more chances this season than last season, even with fewer touches of the ball. In the 2020-2021 season, Henderson touched the ball 2,030 times and managed to create just 14 chances. However, he has touched the ball just 1,576 times this season and has already created 25 chances. That's because Henderson gets on the ball in more dangerous areas and puts more balls into the box. The captain's possession chart has also shown that he has 27 fewer touches per 90 minutes in his own half this season and that he is taking more dangerous positions in the last third. Henderson's possession chart shows that he has had 27 fewer touches per 90 minutes in his own half this season and that, as he takes more dangerous positions in the last third, he has reduced Henderson's touch count around the penalty area alone by 4.1 per 90 this season minutes has increased . While his touches in front of goal have increased by 0.9 per 90 minutes. Additionally, Henderson's tally of goals and assists has improved from last season to this season. Henderson is also giving his opponents more headaches this season as he is more willing to take risks. The Liverpool skipper has had 1.2 shots per 90 minutes this season compared to 0.74 last season. However, Henderson turns the ball more this season than last, but that's an occupational hazard when he's an attacking player. Henderson still plays the ball more accurately than Liverpool's other attackers - including Mohamed Salah (above), Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino. He makes more forward passes than Keita and creates more chances than Mane (above). still passes the ball more accurately than Liverpool's other attackers - including Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino. He also completes more forward passes than Keita, registers a higher number of intercepts per 90 minutes than the Guinea international and creates more chances overall than Mane. So concerns about Henderson's contribution to the squad seem unwarranted given his attacking stats. Henderson will look to prove his doubters wrong tonight when Liverpool take on Inter Milan in their Champions League clash at the San Siro.


FTSE 100 finishes lower as inflation data weighs

London's blue chips end flat as US stocks slide midday (Author: Gardener)

100The FTSE 100 ended the day lower, slipping 5 points, or 0.07%, to 7,604 after data showed UK inflation rose at the fastest pace in almost 30 years in January. "Markets will be relieved that the pace of inflation's rise appears to have slowed, but today's further rise in prices means consumer spending will come under further pressure, increasing the risk of the economy being sent into reverse gear," Chris said Beauchamp, IG's chief market analyst. Notable moves included shares of Indivior PLC (LSE:INDV), which rose 14% after the opioid addiction treatment maker said it was considering a U.S. secondary listing after an increase in its full-year sales. Today is definitely a risk-off day for most investors, it seems, with red stripes across the UK and most of Europe. But the declines are not that big as the FTSE 100 is down just 11 points or 0.15% to 7,597, helped by gains for BP and Shell as oil prices recover from yesterday's sharp falls. "Yesterday's rally of relief at reports that Russian troops were returning to their bases gave way to greater caution today after it emerged that Russian claims appeared to be unsupported by action," said market analyst Michael Hewson of CMC Markets. "While the Russians are saying one thing, NATO and the US are reporting that Russian troop numbers are rising near the Ukrainian border and no de-escalation is taking place, leaving markets increasingly vulnerable to headlines." Hewson added: "Optimism that Avoidance of a military conflict in Russia has helped calm energy markets at least somewhat as crude oil retreated from a test of seven and a half year highs yesterday. “Both UK and US crude oil contracts saw an increase in price action as a result, with one-day volumes accounting for 41.6% and 43.8%, respectively, versus one-month readings of 32.9% and 35.8% Stability served to lift stock markets across Europe and help them erase some of Monday's losses. The most notable increase in activity has been seen on the smaller Frankfurt exchanges, with risk appetite driving prices. London stocks tumbled lower after Wall Street opened in the red. Tech stocks are leading the pullback in New York, with the Nasdaq down 1.4%, the S&P 500 down 0.7% and the blue-chip Dow Jones down 0.5%. All the tech giants are in the red, with an added boost from Shopify (TSX:SH., NYSE:SHOP), the e-commerce software provider, which posted a loss and warned that the pandemic spending boom and inflation are having an impact . "Caution is warranted in the near term on inflation and consumer spending for the full year." With the talk of pandemic shopping over, it came as no surprise that Royal Mail PLC (LSE:RMG) and Ocado shares saw the FTSE tumble in leading London. The second-biggest loser among big techs was Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc (NASDAQ:FB) after Google announced it would follow Apple in introducing new privacy restrictions to prevent sites like Facebook from targeting users about other apps on Android tracking phones. Earlier this month, Meta saw its valuation plummet by $200 billion when it reported a drop in user numbers and said the impact of Apple's privacy changes could be around $10 billion this year. The pound is slightly higher today after UK inflation rose to a 30-year high, putting additional pressure on the FTSE 100, which has fallen further. Although high inflation is fueling concerns about the cost of living crisis and interest rates, banks are among the losers today. "Ultimately," says market analyst Craig Erlam of Oanda, "the economy will continue to suffer, although many are better able to absorb higher prices given the savings accumulated over the last few years." That could encourage the Bank of England to be cautious about raising interest rates in the second half of the year if inflation falls, but markets clearly don't think so. Another five hikes are heavily priced in this year, on top of two consecutive hikes in December and February that would take the policy rate to 1.75%, the highest since early 2009,” said Think Markets' Fawad Razaqzada of the muted reaction Pound's jump on inflation "suggests that investors are uncertain whether the impact of the Bank of England's monetary tightening response will outweigh the negative impact that falling real wages will have on the economy." Currently The London blue-chip index is down 31 points, or 0.4%, to 7,578, while the mid-cap FTSE 250 has shown more resistance but is just below the zero line, less than 0.1% at 21,839. Looking at crypto, Bitcoin weathered the geopolitical storm fairly well, Erlam says, and also benefited from the improvement in risk appetite today: “Of course, risk appetite remains important, particularly that associated with inflation and interest rates, which could continue to be a drag if the Fear persists in broader markets.” The Footsie is down slightly further, most of the major European stock indices are also now flat or in the red and US stocks are also expected to open lower as the rumble between Russia and Ukraine continues , with additional Fed minute interest today. Wall Street will today turn its full attention to how the Federal Reserve plans to curb rising inflation as tensions on the Russia-Ukraine border ease. Futures for the Dow Jones are pointing to a 0.2% decline in premarket trading, while futures for the S&P 500 are down 0.1% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq is pointing to a flat start. This comes a day after US stocks broke a three-day losing streak after Russia's defense ministry said it had begun withdrawing some of its troops following training exercises near the Ukrainian border. Today, however, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said he does not yet see Russian troops withdrawing from positions near the border. Moscow insisted that troops had begun withdrawing from areas near the Ukrainian border and returning to permanent military bases - after loading tanks and other military vehicles onto railroad cars. This prompted Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova to ask US and British media to jokingly say: “I would like to call on US and British disinformation, Bloomberg, the New York Times and The Sun media to change the schedule for our upcoming invasions The FTSE is down 0.27% to just below 7,589 as more inflationary pressures build in the UK, with the official house price index rising 0.8% month-on-month in December, up 0.8% yoy, from 10.7% in November, up 0.9% monthly House prices continued to rise towards the end of last year, despite the stamp duty threshold returning to £125,000 in October and the beginnings of the tightening for the fourth In Q2 2021 house prices were 3.8% higher than in the previous quarter, the largest jump since official data series began in 2005. Single-family house prices it rose 15.3% and house prices rose 15.3%, just 5.7%, while a 5.5% price increase in London was well below the national average. This reflects the greater value people place on a home office, Pantheon Macroeconomics said, as well as issues related to disguises affecting flat-rate pricing. London is the only European equity market down, only a slight thought as the market takes a little breather after some ups and downs in recent weeks. Grocery retailers are at the top of the Footsie low, with the biggest loser being Ocado Group PLC (LSE:OCDO), down 3%. “The FTSE 350 behaved exactly as one would expect as UK inflation hit a 30-year high of 5.5%. Many of the climbers and climbers are being impacted by the rising cost of living,” said Danni Hewson, financial analyst at AJ Bell. Speaking of supermarkets, she said this is "perhaps because investors are speculating about cuts in weekly shopping amid financial pressures on consumers." Shares of Diageo PLC (LSE:DGE) are also lower, echoing Heineken's warning of alcohol sales could decline due to sharp increases in input prices. This suggests that food CPI inflation will continue to rise as retailers continue to pass higher producer prices on to consumers, economist Sam Tombs of Pantheon Macroeconomics said 7.5% and 8.0% in April, he added , driven by the 54% rise in the energy price cap and the VAT rate paid by hospitality and tourism businesses falling to 20% from the current 12.5%, and all employers paying more in National Insurance Forts Ributions. The FTSE 100 got off to a quiet start as the threat of conflict in Ukraine seemed to be waning. The second 'valve' is UK inflation, which came in slightly higher than expected at 5.5%, a level not seen since 1992, rising to 4.4% in January from 4.2%. Martin Beck, chief economist at the EY Item Club, said he expects prices to continue to rise into 2022, with higher energy bills providing the catalyst before easing next year. As the threat of war in Ukraine receded, British Airways owner IAG, up 2.2%, reclaimed some ground lost earlier this week. The FTSE 100 is trading slightly higher from Wednesday as tensions in Russia eased tentatively, supporting global stock prices. London's blue-chip benchmark was called 22 points higher by CFD firm IG Markets, taking the price to between 7,610 and 7,613 just over an hour before open. It comes after the reported de-escalation of tensions in Ukraine, as scores of Russian forces are demobilizing and returning to base. "While this is an encouraging development, there was an overall element of caution as US markets also ended the session higher, breaking a three-day losing streak," said Michael Hewson, analyst at CMC Markets. “The underlying caution is understandable given the lack of empirical evidence on the ground to support this claim, meaning the next few days will likely be crucial in determining whether actions match claims. "Consequently, European markets are expected to open cautiously higher as we look at today's UK inflation numbers as well as US retail sales and the latest FOMC minutes." Last night the Dow Jones in New York closed yesterday's session up around 422 points or 1.22% higher at 34,988.