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Sport Volunteers tally number of county's homeless
Author: 0 Volunteers tally number of county's homeless

For 24 hours starting at midnight Tuesday, teams throughout the state went around with surveys to gather a count of the homeless population for the NJ Counts 2018 Point in Time survey. Many of those who have recently fallen into homelessness have jobs, but have been pushed to the streets by skyrocketing rents. In the past, volunteers have used pen and paper to collect information, but this year they have an app called Counting Us.

Sport Socceroos appoint Van Marwijk for World Cup
Author: 0 Socceroos appoint Van Marwijk for World Cup

Cahill, now 38 and Australia's record scorer, remains a talisman of the team that needed two-legged playoff wins over Syria and Honduras to seal their third straight World Cup berth. Van Marwijk inherits a team that struggled at times during the qualification campaign and is still heavily reliant on the goals of Tim Cahill, who turned 38 last month.

Sport Isaiah Thomas reportedly calls out Kevin Love in fiery Cavs team meeting
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas reportedly calls out Kevin Love in fiery Cavs team meeting

The meeting only calmed down when Love spoke to those gathered and explained himself. We got to be better collectively. James, as a captain for the All-Star game, can pick Love to his team. The absence of Kawhi Leonard for all but nine of the team's games has hampered an offense that ranks 28th in the National Basketball Association, averaging only 100.6 points per game.

Sport Simone Biles to Larry Nassar Judge: 'You Are My Hero'
Author: 0 Simone Biles to Larry Nassar Judge: 'You Are My Hero'

Nassar had pleaded guilty to seven counts of criminal sexual conduct and admitted to using his trusted medical position to assault and molest girls under the guise of medical treatment. "No-one believed because they did not listen", she said, recounting the several times victims told MSU of their allegations. Ms Denhollander said trauma at the abuse she suffered had "cast a horrific shadow" over her medical care when she gave birth to three children, including two daughters.

Sport Rising Tennis Star Chung Hyeon Becomes Unlikely Fashion Icon at Home
Author: 0 Rising Tennis Star Chung Hyeon Becomes Unlikely Fashion Icon at Home

Up next for the 21-year-old in his first Grand Slam semi-final will be either favourite Roger Federer or 19th seed Tomas Berdych , who are in action on Eurosport 1 from 8.30am GMT. Still, when the 12-time Grand Slam champion fought back to take the first set to a tiebreak, it looked like he would use his experience here to prevail over the younger player.

Sport Belichick acutely aware of slow Super Bowl starts: 'We try to score'
Author: 0 Belichick acutely aware of slow Super Bowl starts: 'We try to score'

On Monday, Gronk was at the Patriots facility, but he was still not present in the locker room when reporters arrived. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was included on the team's injury report on Wednesday as he continues to deal with symptoms from a concussion suffered during last weekend's AFC title game.

Sport Peter Hartley joins Motherwell from Blackpool on permanent transfer
Author: 0 Peter Hartley joins Motherwell from Blackpool on permanent transfer

United announced Sanchez's arrival at the club with a Twitter video of the Chilean playing the piano before heading out on to the Old Trafford pitch to the roars of supporters. The defender has played 17 games for Motherwell this season, scoring three goals. Hartley told Motherwell's official website: "It was a very, very easy decision to make".

Sport Draymond Green, Klay Thompson voted into All-Star Game
Author: 0 Draymond Green, Klay Thompson voted into All-Star Game

They have become the first team to have four players chosen in consecutive campaigns, according to ESPN's Chris Haynes. After all, the latter has now made four more NBA All-Star games than the former. "But I'm here to win championships". Green, the reigning defensive player of the year, leads the Warriors in rebounding (7.9 per game) and assists (7.6) while scoring 11.3 points.

Sport Kevin Durant Says He Was Being An 'A-hole' To Referee
Author: 0 Kevin Durant Says He Was Being An 'A-hole' To Referee

He was ejected from the game with 2 minutes and 50 seconds left after complaining to Williams because he thought he was fouled on a fast-break layup. Durant earned his team-high fourth ejection of the season in the fourth quarter and after the game, he indicated that Williams' refusal to let their first half conversation played a role in his early dismissal.

Sport Larry Nassar, a sexual predator disguised as a healer
Author: 0 Larry Nassar, a sexual predator disguised as a healer

Numerous women who testified said that as children and teenagers, they were confused as to how a powerful and well-liked doctor could assault them, their friends and teammates, and not suffer exposure or penalty. "Sexual abuse is so much more than a disturbing physical act", Kyle Stephens, the first victim to speak, said last week. The judge is likely to be unsparing in her treatment of Nassar .

Sport Opening batsman Finch out of Australia side to play England
Author: 0 Opening batsman Finch out of Australia side to play England

Never before have Australia suffered a 5-0 defeat in a bilateral one-day series on home soil and it would be deeply embarrassing for them, but the message it would send out from an English perspective would be huge. Maxwell was axed from the ODI squad earlier this summer, and Australia has since slumped to 0-3 in the five-match series against England in his absence.

Sport Conte admits Chelsea can't compete with United and City
Author: 0 Conte admits Chelsea can't compete with United and City

Arsene Wenger has never won the League cup during his 22-year tenure with the Gunners and will be looking to get one over London rivals Chelsea who beat his side in the 2007 League Cup final. Arsenal's impressive Chelsea run to continue? Former Arsenal midfielder Fabregas and Morata have both been ruled out of the second leg at the Emirates Stadium through injury, adding to Conte's fitness concerns.

Sport Imperious Federer cruises into semi-finals
Author: 0 Imperious Federer cruises into semi-finals

It took Federer four break points to earn an advantage in the first set, before taking the second on a tie-break. Up next for the Swiss legend is 21-year old South Korean Hyeon Chung who continued his historic run at the Australian Open with a 6-4 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 win over American Tennys Sandgren in the quarter-finals.

Sport Clippers host Celtics with playoff spot in sight
Author: 0 Clippers host Celtics with playoff spot in sight

Entering Wednesday, he's averaging 10.1 points, 4.7 assists, and 3.5 rebounds per game, while shooting just 35.7 percent from the field overall and 29.9 percent from 3-point range. "They got a lot of offensive rebounds". In the latest loss, the Celtics did get 22 points off the bench from Marcus Smart , and 13 out of reserve Marcus Morris.

Sport Courtois likely to miss Chelsea's cup semi-final versus Arsenal
Author: 0 Courtois likely to miss Chelsea's cup semi-final versus Arsenal

Ever. Especially because, I repeat, one of the reasons was this amount of salary. "For sure United have paid it". 'No one wants to lose this kind of player. "We never were in this race", he said. Not with money. With work. We are in the middle. Otherwise you find other ways to stand up and fight. "For me and my players it is great if we can reach this target".

Author: 0 Mourinho explains why Man Utd will break tradition for Alexis Sanchez

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has praised his side after their hard-fought win away at high-achievers Burnley this weekend. United again left Henrikh Mkhitaryan , who is due to move to Arsenal as part 0f the deal to bring Sanchez to Old Trafford, out of their squad for todays match.

Sport Timberwolves' Butler, Towns named NBA All-Star reserves
Author: 0 Timberwolves' Butler, Towns named NBA All-Star reserves

Crawford is averaging 15.2 FanDuel points per game this season and he comes with a $3,700 price tag tonight versus the Trail Blazers. The duo were chosen by Western Conference coaches as two of seven reserves to play at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb.

Sport Chung powers past Sandgren into Open semis
Author: 0 Chung powers past Sandgren into Open semis

When a follower joked about his use of the word "stumbled", Sandgren replied, "what can I say the trannies were calling to me". Bespectacled like Clark Kent but playing like Superman at a sunbathed Rod Laver Arena, world number 58 Chung became the lowest ranked player into the last four at Melbourne Park since Marat Safin in 2004.

Sport Nate Diaz Eyeing UFC Return In Just A few Months Time
Author: 0 Nate Diaz Eyeing UFC Return In Just A few Months Time

The lightweight and occasional welterweight added "there's no excitement in this fight s*** step your games up I'll see U around May, June". "I've got to look the rankings, see where everybody is. The event proved to be a record-breaker with 1.65 million pay-per-view buys and as a result Diaz earned several million dollars - by far and away his biggest ever payday, and that's nearly certainly why he's been in no particular rush to return to the Octagon since.

Sport What we learned from Patriots victory over Jaguars
Author: 0 What we learned from Patriots victory over Jaguars

And now he'll face another hard task, against another highly ranked defense, when the Patriots take on the Eagles in Minneapolis a week from Sunday. New England didn't expect to see Grant because he'd been used so seldom as part of the Jacksonville offense. Grant's main role with Jacksonville is as the kickoff returner and a core special-teamer.

Sport Winter Olympics: Serena Excited about Nigeria's Bobsled Team
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: Serena Excited about Nigeria's Bobsled Team

Others on the snowboarding team include gold-medalist Jamie Anderson (slopestyle) and Hailey Langland, the 17-year-old who won last year's X Games Big Air contest by becoming the first woman to land a Cab double cork 1080 in competition. "Our athletes have very limited time and opportunities to train on racecourses when they are competing in World Cup or Olympic events", Taylor said.

Sport Zidane's woes deepen as Real crashes out of Copa
Author: 0 Zidane's woes deepen as Real crashes out of Copa

Madrid had taken the first leg of the quarter final 1-0 last week at Leganes , but back in Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday, a forward line that included Karim Benzema , Marco Asensio, Lucas Vazquez and Isco found the Leganes team too hard to handle.

Sport Vikings never were in NFC title game
Author: 0 Vikings never were in NFC title game

He became just the fifth player in National Football League history to win back-to-back Super Bowls with two different teams when he and the Patriots beat the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX, one season after Browner won his first ring with Seattle in Super Bowl XLVIII.

Sport Russell Westbrook saves OKC from home defeat to Nets
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook saves OKC from home defeat to Nets

The Thunder's superstar point guard got to the basket on an inbound play and finished at the rim with a friendly roll putting the Nets down 109-108 with four seconds left. The Nets' average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 3.8, up from 2.9 for the season. Brooklyn went 10 of 18 from 3-point range in the first half and outscored the Thunder 21-10 over the final seven minutes of the half to lead 59-47 at the break.

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