Women’s World Cup 2019: USWNT returns with hardware … and champagne … in hand

first_img Women’s World Cup 2019: Time, route and how to watch USWNT championship parade Immediately following Sunday’s final, the team began celebrating in the locker room. A number of players, including Harris, continued capturing the team’s celebration which sent social media into a frenzy.The posts included Alex Morgan dancing in the locker room and on top of tables later that night.  The USWNT’s celebration continues, but this time it’s stateside.After the long flight from Paris, which Ashlyn Harris chronicled in another hilarious Instagram story, the 2019 Women’s World Cup champions landed with their hardware and champagne in hand. Women’s World Cup 2019: TV ratings soar during USWNT final Women’s World Cup 2019: USWNT has hilarious reaction to 4th title win Megan Rapinoe was captured leaving the plane drinking a glass of bubbly. 🇺🇸 Home Sweet Home 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/AGa79VZaoi— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) July 8, 2019The national team won in a thrilling final to defended its title and earn a record fourth cup championship with a 2-0 win over the Netherlands. Related News But the celebrating and dancing didn’t stop there. As soon as the USWNT touched down, the party continued.Brought you back a little something.🏆 World Champs,baby! pic.twitter.com/iUonZWgv1q— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) July 8, 2019COUNT ‘EM⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ pic.twitter.com/Q4rGsV3NIg— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) July 8, 2019The USWNT will formally celebrate its title Wednesday in New York City at 9:30 a.m. ET.The route will follow the famed ticker tape parade line. These historic parades are traditionally held along Broadway, which is also known as the “Canyon of Heroes.”last_img read more

Hugo Alfredo Santillan, 23, becomes second boxer in days to die from injuries in ring

first_imgRIP Hugo Santillan.He passed away from injuries suffered during Saturday’s fight which ended in a draw.We join Hugo’s family and friends in grief, support and wish prompt resignation.Via @marcosarienti pic.twitter.com/WwT7LyLXIW— World Boxing Council (@WBCBoxing) July 25, 2019A super lightweight, Santillan — the son of former boxer Alfredo Santillan — made his pro debut in 2015 and was 19-6-2 with eight KOs. He becomes the second boxer this week to die from injuries sustained in the ring.Join DAZN to watch Hooker vs. Ramirez on July 27 and 100+ fight nights a year​Maxim Dadashev of Russia died Tuesday after suffering a similar brain injury during a fight Friday in Maryland against Subriel Matias of Puerto Rico. Dadashev was 28.According to ringside reports from Buenos Aires (via ESPN.com), Santillan’s nose began to bleed in the fourth round of Saturday’s 10-round bout and, though he raised his arm in victory after the fight, he collapsed after the judges announced the fight as a draw.Santillan, nicknamed “Dynamite,” underwent surgery for a clot on his brain and twice went into cardiorespiratory failure before he died of cardiac arrest at 12:35 a.m. Thursday local time Thursday, Olocco confirmed.“Upon admission to the hospital, he had successive kidney failure and he did not come out of his coma,” Olocco said (via The Guardian). “He had swelling of his brain and he never recovered consciousness. The swelling continued to worsen, and it affected the functioning of the rest of his organs.”The WBC expressed its condolences, tweeting, in part, “We join Hugo’s family and friends in grief.” Argentine boxer Hugo Alfredo Santillan died Thursday in Buenos Aires of injuries suffered in his fight Saturday against Eduardo Javier Abreu, Dr. Graciela Olocco from Hospital Agudos San Felipe confirmed to local media.Santillan was 23.last_img read more