Final-day football heroics, naked champions and ducklings on the pitch | Classic YouTube

10 May 2018 09:00
This week’s roundup features a near miss at the Tour de Yorkshire, a painful 102mph fast ball and a thirsty Didier Drogba1) It’s been a weekend of triumph and disaster across English football as the season reached its final throes in the Football League. There were “scenes” at the Macron Stadium, where Aaron Wilbraham scored twice in the dying minutes to keep Bolton in the Championship. But perhaps the finest moment came at Rochdale, where Joe Thompson – after twice fighting back from cancer – scored the goal to keep Dale in League One.2) This week in US sports part one: Seattle’s James Paxton becomes the first Canadian to pitch a no-hitter in MLB since 1945 (an improvement on his previous claim to fame when he got uncomfortably familiar with an American eagle during a pre-game ceremony); Filip Forsberg with your NHL goal of the week (he’s got between-the-legs previous); South Dakota student pole vaulter Chris Nilsen clears 5.81m – the third best vault in the world this year; and get your cute on: DUCKLINGS ON THE FIELD! Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian