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In the three years since it was built, the Rosey Concert Hall on the shore of Lake Geneva has gained a reputation as Switzerland's finest classical music venue.
Designed by the Swiss architect Bernard Tschumi, the concert hall stages concerts, plays, musicals, operas and lectures, as well as a range of other cultural events and exhibitions.
William J. Lombardy, who was one of the most talented and promising chess players of his generation, winning titles and accolades while he was still a teenager, but who all but gave up the game at the height of his career to become a priest, died on Friday in Martinez, Calif.
“I think we could have stored meat in there — like a refrigerator,” he was quoted as saying in the 1974 book “My Seven Chess Prodigies,” by the renowned American chess coach John W. Collins, who taught Mr. Lombardy informally for many years.
The family of Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots tight end who committed suicide in jail in April, has dropped its lawsuit against the National Football League, but left open the possibility of refiling it in a different court.
Last month, lawyers for Hernandez’s family sued the N.F.L. in federal court in Boston, arguing that the league and the Patriots did not do enough to protect him from the dangers of concussions.
The Flyers were able to roll from there, feasting on a depleted Capitals blue line that’s getting baptized by fire.
The Capitals’ 8-2 loss to the Flyers on Saturday night highlighted that Washington’s blue line may require an exercise in patience as the team is forced to lean on inexperienced defensemen learning on the job. The second introduction to the big leagues came in the second period, when Philadelphia’s Jakub Voracek deked around Bowey, who lost his stick as Voracek set up a goal by Wayne Simmonds.
The “take a knee” movement crossed the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday morning as Hertha Berlin’s players and coaches kneeled before their Bundesliga soccer game against visiting Schalke in a call for “tolerance and responsibility.”
Some NFL players, as well as a few other U.S. athletes, have been taking a knee during the playing of the national anthem for some time now, but Hertha Berlin is thought to be the first European soccer team to do the same.