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Sport Basketball: Rockets blow up Warriors on opening night
Author: 0 Basketball: Rockets blow up Warriors on opening night

Houston counted on key points from the bench, including contributions from newest Rockets , Luc Mbah a Moute and P.J. Tucker, as well as Eric Gordon . Then Curry was off the mark on a 3-point attempt with five seconds left, after which a deflection resulted in the ball ending up in the hands of Durant.

Sport Phillies: Tigers take manager candidate off the market
Author: 0 Phillies: Tigers take manager candidate off the market

One reason they chose Gardenhire is because GM Al Avila reportedly wanted a manager with Major League Baseball experience. Other candidates who recently interviewed with the Tigers include Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora, Colorado Rockies bench coach Mike Redmond, Miami Marlins third base coach Fredi Gonzalez, Chicago White Sox bench coach Joe McEwing and San Francisco Giants hitting coach Hensley Meulens.

Author: 0 Marco Silva slams Troy Deeney's Arsenal comments: Watford skipper should shut up

Arsenal supporters are now demanding Wilshere play in the Premier League and the playmaker is making it near-impossible to leave him out. It is important for us... "I look around this team and you can't question our character". All we can do is bounce back with a good performance. "People try to put us down, they always have.

Sport Phoenix Suns suffer worst loss in franchise history
Author: 0 Phoenix Suns suffer worst loss in franchise history

What they wrote: In the past 14 months of regular-season play, the Blazers have finished over.500 in just five of those months, and that includes several over-.500 months with less than six games in October and April. At the same time, it was a porous offensive team performance from the Suns that saw them shoot 31.5 percent from the field along with hitting 25.9 percent from 3-point range (7-of-27) while veteran guard Eric Bledsoe led the team with 15 points in the loss.

Sport Teddy Bridgewater 'confident' in knee after first practice back
Author: 0 Teddy Bridgewater 'confident' in knee after first practice back

Once the Vikings coaching staff feels Bridgewater is up to speed enough with what the team wants to do offensively, then the next step will be taken to get the quarterback back out and running in the race. I wouldn't have gone out on that practice field if I wasn't". Bridgewater said he could have returned to practice "a couple of weeks" ago but he wasn't eligible since players put on the PUP list can't take the field for the first six weeks of the season.

Sport Sky scrap plan to broadcast Christmas Eve fixture
Author: 0 Sky scrap plan to broadcast Christmas Eve fixture

GMT Friday night slot on December 22 in the latest tranche of broadcast dates announced by the Premier League. Reds fan group the Spirit of Shankly said as the suggestion first emerged: 'We hope that common sense will prevail and that both clubs, police, television companies and the Premier League decide against such a move'.

Sport I have full support of Everton board, claims Koeman
Author: 0 I have full support of Everton board, claims Koeman

They languish in the bottom half of the Premier League table despite heavy investment in the squad over the summer, while they are now bottom of their Europa League group. Koeman said: "We want is to do well in them all (competitions)". "There was not really a message but the feeling is they are behind the team, they are behind the manager".

Sport Draymond Green undergoes MRI on left knee
Author: 0 Draymond Green undergoes MRI on left knee

Green left Tuesday's game against the Rockets one point shy of a triple double after 28 minutes of work. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

Sport Men's Basketball Coaches Poll
Author: 0 Men's Basketball Coaches Poll

Joining the Wildcats in the top five were No. 1 Duke, No. 2 Michigan State , No. 3 Kansas and No. 5 Arizona. Arizona, USC and UCLA were also the top 3 teams in the Pac-12 preseason poll . The remainder of the top 10 were Villanova, Florida, Wichita State, North Carolina and West Virginia. A handful of other SEC schools were among others receiving votes: Texas A&M (76), Missouri (35), Georgia (3), Arkansas (2) and SC (1).

Sport Steen Back For Wednesday's Blackhawks Game
Author: 0 Steen Back For Wednesday's Blackhawks Game

Chicago was outshot 26-8 through the first two periods, including a 17-4 margin in the second. It was the fourth assist of Allen's career. Schwartz returned in the second period, and gave the Blues a 2-0 lead at 5:59. The Blues have not shut out Chicago in the regular season since Jaroslav Halak earned a 3-0 win on November 8, 2011. Last week, I wrote a post about why we needed to curb our enthusiasm a bit over the Chicago Blackhawks' hot start, as there were some underlying stats that ...

Sport Technical Snapshots for Investors: Whiting Petroleum Corporation, (NYSE: WLL)
Author: 0 Technical Snapshots for Investors: Whiting Petroleum Corporation, (NYSE: WLL)

The institutional investor held 82,910 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $5.17M, down from 90,010 at the end of the previous reported quarter. not seeing any impact from Equifax fraud" with publication date: "October 12, 2017. Wright Investors Ser holds 0.44% in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) or 8,877 shares.

Sport Gordon Hayward likely to sit out remainder of the season, says agent
Author: 0 Gordon Hayward likely to sit out remainder of the season, says agent

This offseason the Celtics acquired Hayward in free agency as he was coming off of his first All-Star appearance by signing him to a four-year, $128 million contract. It's hurting me that I can't be there for the home opener; I want nothing more than just to be with my teammates and walk out onto that floor tonight.

Sport Steelers' Mike Mitchell fined $48K for late hit on Chiefs' Alex Smith
Author: 0 Steelers' Mike Mitchell fined $48K for late hit on Chiefs' Alex Smith

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Mitchell was fined $48,620 for the questionable hit while he will reportedly appeal. Smith's not sure if the hit was on goal but either way, Mitchell should probably be fined for it. The 30-year-old Steelers defensive back has been fined twice for illegal hits by the NFL . I don't think this is a first offense either. He wasn't fined for it, but an attempt to launch over the Jets offensive line to hit Michael Vick back in 2014 earned him the ire of ...

Sport Big Ten approves move to 20-game conference schedule
Author: 0 Big Ten approves move to 20-game conference schedule

The Michigan State Spartans and Michigan Wolverines will play just once this college basketball season. The shift means playing more conference games in December this season. The task now for IN is to make the jump into the top tier of the Big Ten and make an NCAA tournament run. Seniors Tyra Buss (18.2 ppg, 4.6 apg) and Amanda Cahill (14.8 ppg, 8.9 rpg) are among the conference's premier offensive players and freshman wing Jaelynn Penn will be one of the best freshmen in the Big Ten.

Sport City's remarkable start — Stat attack
Author: 0 City's remarkable start — Stat attack

United's shackling of Liverpool's front three meant Georginio Wijnaldum found himself with space to attack and he tested visiting goalkeeper David de Gea twice in the first 15 minutes. "We're taking control of games and I think the whole of Europe are starting to think English teams are powerful again". The 7-2 victory over Stoke City on Saturday took their tally this season to 29 goals, as many as they scored in the whole of 2006/07.

Sport Not So Fast! Cubs Beat Dodgers To Keep Postseason Alive
Author: 0 Not So Fast! Cubs Beat Dodgers To Keep Postseason Alive

Arrieta was coming off a 2015 season that simply must've been the greatest a Cubs pitcher has ever conjured. "I had two good contacts and win the game by one run". The offensive talent the Cubs have has struggled in this series, which is why it's so important for this team to see Baez come through the way he did in Game 4.

Sport Ben Simmons sparkles for 76ers in National Basketball Association debut
Author: 0 Ben Simmons sparkles for 76ers in National Basketball Association debut

When asked how the positionless players of the Sixers affect Washington's strategy to match up in tonight's season opener at Capital One Arena, Porter didn't seem fazed. Also, the 76ers were this feisty team that played hard past year and covered a lot of numbers on the road. "It felt like I was playing 2K (NBA 2K videogame), honestly".

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger Returns Fire on Troy Deeney for "Cajones" Comments

Having a bit of nuts. 'I am sure individually players are disappointed (with Deeney's remarks) - no one wants to hear those comments. The Arsenal boss blasted back at the Watford striker, telling reporters "you can't question our character".

Sport Jacinda Ardern to lead New Zealand's coalition government
Author: 0 Jacinda Ardern to lead New Zealand's coalition government

There were no indications on Wednesday night that he had told them his decision. He opposes plans by the incumbent National Party to increase the pension age and plans by Ardern's Labour Party to tax certain water users. Speaking to reporters after the coalition deal was announced, Ms Ardern said: "I feel extraordinarily honoured and privileged to be in the position to form a government with Labour at the lead".

Sport Antonio Conte faces selection crisis as injury concerns mount at Chelsea
Author: 0 Antonio Conte faces selection crisis as injury concerns mount at Chelsea

Chelsea drew 3-3 at home to Roma on Wednesday night and, after the game, it was put to Conte that Mourinho had been discussing him. "I think that a lot of times Mourinho has to see what happens at Chelsea ". "After the first half the doctor told me Luiz had a pain in his calf, the same for Bakayoko in his groin". Roma came back from 2-0 down to rescue a point, and Nainggolan says he is determined to win things with Roma and does not feel the need to move on.

Sport Man City beats Napoli 2-1 for 3rd win in Champions League
Author: 0 Man City beats Napoli 2-1 for 3rd win in Champions League

We faced one of the best sides I faced in my career, probably the best. Three days after a masterful 7-2 win over Stoke in the Premier League, City looked like racking up another big win - this time against one of the form teams in Europe. "It was ideal. If we did not play good, we could not beat that team. Other matches will be decisive for us", he said. While City celebrated a third straight win in Group F, Napoli could struggle to advance in the Champions League having lost two of its ...

Author: 0 Google's AlphaGo can now teach itself from scratch to beat humans

The version of AlphaGo that scalped Lee Sedol (called AlphaGo Lee) was taught through a kind of supervised learning, where it digested the records of millions of human Go moves, as well as self-play. During the development of Zero, Hassabis says the system was trained on hardware that cost the company as much as $35 million. It can also be used in a diverse range of other areas from wildlife preservation and agriculture to cybersecurity and the law.

Sport Annual Great California ShakeOut will be held on Thursday
Author: 0 Annual Great California ShakeOut will be held on Thursday

The Bunker, Central, Fredericktown, Kingston, Lesterville and Ste Genevieve school districts have already signed up for the natural disaster drill. The Great B.C. "Whatever you do, don't run out of a building, that could be the most unsafe thing, with windows shattering, glass falling, or building materials coming crashing to the ground", Annie Kell, outreach coordinator for the Nevada Seismological Lab, said.

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