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Autopsy reveals Roy Halladay died from blunt force trauma Autopsy reveals Roy Halladay died from blunt force trauma
- Января 20, 2018

His blood-alcohol content level was 0.01, per toxicology reports, and there was also evidence of amphetamine, morphine and a drug typically used to treat insomnia found in his body. Halladay also suffered from a subdural hemorrhage in the crash , along with multiple rib fractures and lung, liver and spleen injuries, as well as a leg fracture. (more...)
Amazon releases list of 20 finalists for HQ2
- Января 19, 2018

The other finalist cities: Toronto, Denver, Nashville, Los Angeles, Dallas, Austin , Boston, New York City , Newark , Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Montgomery County, Washington D.C., Raleigh, Northern Virginia, Atlanta and Miami. The 20 finalists include other urban hubs around the country, though majority are located on the East Coast. Jacksonville will not be home to Amazon .com's second North American headquarters. (more...)
China new home prices rise 0.4% in Dec, full year growth 5.3% China new home prices rise 0.4% in Dec, full year growth 5.3%
- Января 19, 2018

The World Bank last month also raised its forecast for China's economic growth in 2017 to 6.8 percent, up from the 6.7 percent it projected in October, citing stronger personal consumption and foreign trade. They are keen to keep the market - still a vital source of growth for the economy - stable as they campaign to reduce debt and financial risk nationwide. (more...)
Powerful Pera sends ninth seed Konta out Powerful Pera sends ninth seed Konta out
- Января 19, 2018

It was one of several weird moments in a worrying display by the British No 1. I play every event to be there until the end, so I definitely don't want to be going home this early. She had one previous top-50 win to her name, the lesser known Pliskova twin, Kristyna, and looked as comfortable as second round draw that you could realistically ask for. (more...)
Theo Walcott set for Everton's medical, Giroud-Aubameyang swap on the cards Theo Walcott set for Everton's medical, Giroud-Aubameyang swap on the cards
- Января 19, 2018

Walcott is hoping to re-discover his goal scoring form having seen his play time at Arsenal greatly reduced this season under coach Arsene Wenger. Providing there are no last-minute hitches, within the next 24 hours Walcott, Arsenal's longest-serving player, should become Allardyce's second signing of the transfer window. (more...)
Mel Kiper Mock Draft 1.0: UW's Allen goes No. 1 to Browns
- Января 19, 2018

Allen, who will play in this year's Reese's Senior Bowl, suffered a shoulder injury at Air Force on November 11 but returned to lead Wyoming to a Potato Bowl win December 22, earning MVP honors. "He's built to play in that kind of weather". "Rosen is the top pure passer in this class", Kiper opined. Ridley (6'1/188) isn't the biggest receiver, nor is he the most productive, but he did everything asked of him in Alabama's run-first offense over the past few years. (more...)
Maria Sharapova progresses at Australian Open while Garbine Muguruza suffers shock defeat Maria Sharapova progresses at Australian Open while Garbine Muguruza suffers shock defeat
- Января 19, 2018

Muguruza had the brighter start into the match with Hsieh failing to handle the pressure early on. "So, you know, I feel like I transported myself into the TV this year and I'm finding myself on Rod Laver Arena competing". Hsieh refused to miss in the breaker and amazingly only lost one point to capture the first set 7-6 (1). Still aiming for a first major, top-ranked Simona Halep , a two-time French Open finalist, held off 2014 Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard 6-2, 6-2 in a night ... (more...)
McKayla Maroney, recounting sexual abuse, calls ex-USA Gymnastics doctor a 'monster' McKayla Maroney, recounting sexual abuse, calls ex-USA Gymnastics doctor a 'monster'
- Января 19, 2018

Larry Nassar is (hopefully) going to spend the rest of his life in prison after committing hundreds of acts of child molestation while serving in his capacity as a doctor for USA Gymnastics . Aquilina told him he was in the witness box so that the women didn't have to turn to address him while facing the court. Stephens said she largely blamed her father's suicide on the shame and self-loathing he felt for defending Nassar. (more...)
Mike Tomlin confirms Todd Haley out as OC Mike Tomlin confirms Todd Haley out as OC
- Января 19, 2018

On the very same day that the team parted ways with longtime offensive coordinator Todd Haley , it already looks like the Pittsburgh Steelers have a replacement. "Some contracts are up, some contacts aren't", Tomlin said. Tomlin hired him to be the Steelers' receivers coach in 2013 and trained Antonio Brown through the five best seasons of his career. (more...)
Will Ferrell interviewed Federer at Australian Open Will Ferrell interviewed Federer at Australian Open
- Января 18, 2018

Federer was untroubled on Tuesday night, returning to the scene of his remarkable comeback win a year ago for the first time. Six-time champion Djokovic and 2014 Australian Open victor Stan Wawrinka earlier made successful returns from injury layoffs with victories in their first matches since Wimbledon. (more...)
Director James Gunn Offers $100K for Trump's Weight on 'Accurate Scale' Director James Gunn Offers $100K for Trump's Weight on 'Accurate Scale'
- Января 18, 2018

The results of the exam performed on January 12 deem him to be in "excellent" health , although he is technically overweight. Not satisfied with the publicized number, many people took to Twitter - and other social media platforms - to question, how much does Donald Trump weigh ? Trump's old conspiracy theory about former President Barack Obama not being born in the United States led to the birther movement and the White House releasing a copy of his birth certificate to prove that ... (more...)
Pelicans vs. Celtics 3-pointer Pelicans vs. Celtics 3-pointer
- Января 18, 2018

New Orleans Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry is aware of the trade rumors that surround Anthony Davis anytime he visits Boston to play the Celtics. "And then, you know, we had a drought there late where we had some good looks that didn't go and we had some possessions that weren't as good". (more...)
Spurs striker Harry Kane's record-breaking year in numbers Spurs striker Harry Kane's record-breaking year in numbers
- Января 18, 2018

The English worldwide, who has scored 56 goals for his club and country combined during the current calendar year, also became the leading scorer in Europe, ahead of football superstar Lionel Messi. He bagged a hat-trick against Southampton to secure three points for his side and shatter Shearer's long-kept treasure. Six of those were in the PL. (more...)
Rafael Nadal powers to first round win at Australian Open Rafael Nadal powers to first round win at Australian Open
- Января 18, 2018

It's a new situation for me. "I think attacking tennis also has a lot of wear and tear on the body because being highly explosive is something that's a big challenge", he said pointedly. That's what happened for me past year. Bill Babcock, the director of the Grand Slam Board, stressed that the rule was still in a trial period and would be evaluated when a full year of data was available after the United States Open. (more...)
Florida's Stricklin joins College Football Playoff committee Florida's Stricklin joins College Football Playoff committee
- Января 18, 2018

He will serve a three-year term - 2018, 2019, 2020. "These are high integrity people who know and love college football", Hancock said in a statement on the College Football Playoff official website . Mullens and Castiglione have this in common: in Division I athletics, only OR and Oklahoma have won three OR more NCAA team championships in the last three years. (more...)
Introducing the Nissan Xmotion concept, design bridging tradition and technology Introducing the Nissan Xmotion concept, design bridging tradition and technology
- Января 17, 2018

It's still recognisably Nissan, thanks to retention of the "boomerang" headlamps, fascia and V-motion front grille. They're created to look like mechanical tools, with the tire treads physically laminated over the 21-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. (more...)
Mustang Comes to Detroit With a Bullitt Mustang Comes to Detroit With a Bullitt
- Января 17, 2018

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the classic movie starring Steve McQueen and his 1968 dark green Mustang, the new 2019 Mustang BULLITT ™ delivers a 5.0L V8 engine with a top speed of 163 miles per hour and projected at least 475 hp. On the back, the Bullitt's standard petrol cap has been replaced with the original Bullitt's false one which shows how important that model was. (more...)
Olympian Simone Biles also accuses USA Gymnastics doctor of sexual abuse Olympian Simone Biles also accuses USA Gymnastics doctor of sexual abuse
- Января 17, 2018

Nassar , who pled guilty to seven counts of criminal sexual conduct in November past year, is due to appear in court for sentencing on Tuesday with over 88 victims and parents due to deliver victim impact statements. "I stand with you", Raisman tweeted . I will compete with all of my heart and soul every time I step into the gym. The gymnast added that she has to "continually return to the same training facility where I was abused". (more...)
Man Utd Legend Ryan Giggs Set To Be Named New Wales Boss Man Utd Legend Ryan Giggs Set To Be Named New Wales Boss
- Января 16, 2018

Giggs , 44, who has been out of work since leaving his role as Manchester United's No2 in 2016, admitted last month that he was interested in replacing Coleman and described managing Wales as "one of the top jobs". Asked if he would be speaking to Ferguson for guidance, Giggs said: "Yeah, I'd be stupid not to". Giggs said he was proud to have been handed the job and excited by the challenge ahead, with Wales having failed to qualify for this year's World Cup finals in Russian ... (more...)
Australian Open Day 1: Venus highlights first day tumblings Australian Open Day 1: Venus highlights first day tumblings
- Января 16, 2018

Roger Federer's family were conspicuous supporters in the stands as the men's defending champion's Hopman Cup-winning team-mate set up a second-round date with either Swede Johanna Larsson or Thai qualifier Luksika Kumkhum . "This is, like, a new year", Williams, who was seeking to become the oldest grand slam victor in tennis history, told reporters. And clearly, so did No. (more...)
Vikings QB Bradford's status remains up in air Vikings QB Bradford's status remains up in air
- Января 16, 2018

Coleman played in the wild-card round against Carolina, catching four passes for 44 yards. Look for Joseph to attack the interior of the Saints line, as left guard Andrus Peat suffered a season-ending fibula injury last week . But it's hard for the Vikings not to covet a wily vet like Brees. SUPER BOWL ENVY: New Orleans' bid for the Super Bowl this season and was considered a favorite given the city is celebrating its 300th anniversary and has always been a popular host for the NFL's ... (more...)
Arsenal planning to bid €65m for Aubameyang Arsenal planning to bid €65m for Aubameyang
- Января 16, 2018

But Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is reportedly at odds with head of scouting, Sven Mislintat , over any makeweight in a Sanchez deal with United. The Gunners have already held talks with Borussia Dortmund ahead of a potential move for Aubameyang , if reports are to be believed, and it seems they are readying a huge bid for the Gabon worldwide. (more...)
Roy slams 180 as England chase 305 to take 1-0 lead Roy slams 180 as England chase 305 to take 1-0 lead
- Января 16, 2018

England's captain Eoin Morgan believes cricket's three formats are diverging at a rate that will soon make it impossible to have a single national coach across Tests, ODIs and Twenty20 matches. The opener returned to the side in September when Hales was out of the side following the incident outside a Bristol nightclub over which Ben Stokes was arrested. (more...)
Pirates send McCutchen to Giants Pirates send McCutchen to Giants
- Января 16, 2018

Heliot Ramos , Chris Shaw , and Tyler Beede - San Francisco's No. 1, 2, and 3 ranked prospects respectively according to Baseball America - have not been traded to Pittsburgh in exchange for McCutchen, according to multiple reports. This isn't remotely the same as when Pittsburgh let Barry Bonds walk following the 1992 season, which is the last time the Pirates lost a hitter as historically good as McCutchen. (more...)
Jose Mourinho to instruct board over deal for Chelsea target Alex Sandro Jose Mourinho to instruct board over deal for Chelsea target Alex Sandro
- Января 16, 2018

Antonio Conte had said before the match that Leicester were the "worst" side for Chelsea to face after a busy recent run of fixtures, and so it proved as the visitors came flying out of the traps and immediately applied pressure. Crystal Palace continued their rise up the table under former England manager Roy Hodgson by beating Burnley 1-0, Bakary Sako scoring the only goal of the game with an angled left-foot drive in the 21st minute. (more...)

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