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A world-renowned mountaineer leaves emotional words before taking his own life A world-renowned mountaineer leaves emotional words before taking his own life
- October 12, 2017

The avalanche left him partially buried in snow while Inge was submerged in it. Just two weeks before his death, Kennedy wrote a poignant piece about how he'd seen too many friends die on mountains. It's unclear if Kennedy was carrying a similar unit. Kennedy was perhaps best known for climbing the Southeast Ridge in Patagonia's Cerro Torre in 2012 and removing numerous bolts placed by controversial Italian climber Cesare Maestri more than 40 years earlier. (more...)
Woman dies in Central Texas jail after struggle with jailers Woman dies in Central Texas jail after struggle with jailers
- October 12, 2017

The jailers attempted CPR, which was continued unsuccessfully by county emergency medical services upon their arrival. Page was pronounced dead by Coryell County Justice of the Peace Coy Latham. In the ensuing struggle she grabbed a pair of handcuffs and one jailer received what the press release described as non-life-threatening injuries. The injured jailer was taken to Coryell Memorial Hospital and was released after treatment. (more...)
Fognini handed suspended two-major ban for US Open misconduct Fognini handed suspended two-major ban for US Open misconduct
- October 12, 2017

Fognini was initially fined approximately £18,000 after he was heard using extremely derogatory and misogynistic language towards Swedish official Louise Engzell during his first-round singles loss in NY to Stefano Travaglia. Shortly after being kicked out of the US Open, Fognini, 30, appeared contrite and said already he would accept whatever punishment the Grand Slam Board made a decision to impose. (more...)
Jose Mourinho faced with huge decision ahead of Liverpool clash Jose Mourinho faced with huge decision ahead of Liverpool clash
- October 12, 2017

We have our objectives for the season, we know where we want to go and how we have to go. " But I don't think we should ever second-guess Mourinho, that's for sure ". One player is not playing, another one plays. " Now he is 100 per cent but we need to take into consideration that he has been with the group for only one [training] session ". (more...)
Diddy Looking to Buy the NFL or Start His Own Football League Diddy Looking to Buy the NFL or Start His Own Football League
- October 12, 2017

Diddy , who has been a vocal opponent of Donald Trump and a loud supporter of social justice protests and initiatives, took Boykin's comments a bit further, admitting that at one time he wanted to buy a NFL team but these days, he wants to buy the entire league. (more...)
Bryan Nehman On US Soccer Not Going To The World Cup Bryan Nehman On US Soccer Not Going To The World Cup
- October 12, 2017

There also figure to be calls for a reexamination of the player development structure, from youth teams through academies designed with the hope of producing elite prospects. That's from a nation in which soccer is far from the most popular sport. Why wouldn't you go for this guy? The reality is we lost two games at home in qualifying. (more...)
Newcastle Eyeing Up 'Forgotten' Premier League Striker Newcastle Eyeing Up 'Forgotten' Premier League Striker
- October 12, 2017

The 25-year-old has had a succession of knee problems and has struggled so far since joining Liverpool , but Newcastle may be willing to offer the striker a chance on loan. England fans will be desperate to forget all about an extremely drab global break and will be looking forward to watching the country's two biggest clubs do battle. (more...)
Freaky 3-on-5 goal helps Devils beat Leafs, remain unbeaten Freaky 3-on-5 goal helps Devils beat Leafs, remain unbeaten
- October 12, 2017

Gibbons scored a shorthanded goal to give New Jersey a 4-2 lead at 14:54 of the second period during a 5-on-3 Devils disadvantage. The Leafs' insane 50-shot total and seven power-play chances, including two 5-on-3s, were not enough. Four goals and five power plays had marked a more wide open first period, starting with van Riemsdyk jamming in his third of the year through Schneider's pads. (more...)
Lindelof speaks about Man United struggles after poor start Lindelof speaks about Man United struggles after poor start
- October 12, 2017

Lindelof has struggled to adapt to his new surroundings at Old Trafford following his £31million summer move from Benfica and is yet to feature in a Premier League fixture. 'We had a very good start and we want to continue and play good football. "It will be very good for us to have him back with us at United". Lindelof started the game and Andersson admits that his defender looked out of match practice, which he feels is natural as he has not played for Manchester United regularly ... (more...)
Tyler Eifert decides to have season-ending back surgery Tyler Eifert decides to have season-ending back surgery
- October 12, 2017

Eifert has finished two of his four previous National Football League seasons on injured reserve and in the two years he didn't he could only play three snaps in the 2013 Wild Card Game with a shoulder injury and he tore ankle ligaments in the fourth quarter of the 2015 Pro Bowl. (more...)
Louisville basketball: Cardinals 'part ways' with assistant Jordan Fair
- October 12, 2017

Louisville chose to exercise "the option in his contract to terminate his employment without cause". Fair is believed to be one of the assistant coaches described in the findings of an FBI investigation that alleged Louisville arranged for at least one recruit to receive payment in exchange for a commitment to the school. (more...)
Milan, Fassone: Milan, Fassone: "Montella ha la nostra stima e fiducia"
- October 12, 2017

Ma in pochi ricordano che il difensore classe '87 ha avuto anche trascorsi iniziali con la maglia dell'Inter . Sono contento che mi dimostri fiducia pubblica, ma mi basterebbe quella privata. Faccio questo mestiere perché ho passione e mi diverte se ho autonomia. "Abbiamo la squadra e i calciatori per farlo, ma dobbiamo crescere ed amalgamarci". (more...)
Auburn hires law firm to investigate academic misconduct allegations Auburn hires law firm to investigate academic misconduct allegations
- October 12, 2017

The tutor is claiming that a "mentor" took the exam for the player. The mentor is no longer on staff at the University, ESPN reported. "It's simply not true", a statement from AU said. The athletic department called the allegation false, but it is one in a series of probes now going on at Auburn. Auburn Athletics has denied the report to ESPN, saying the tutor's allegations against the mentor were "not supported by facts" and "she keeps changing her story". (more...)
Boston Celtics 2017-2018 NBA Preview : Kyrie's New Band Boston Celtics 2017-2018 NBA Preview : Kyrie's New Band
- October 12, 2017

Marcus Smart made impressive plays defensively continuing his strong shooting form with 11 points (4-for-6 shooting), four rebounds, three assists, and three steals. The 76ers shot 28 percent from 3-point range and 52 percent from the foul line. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract has not been officially announced. (more...)
Virat Kohli records first-ever duck in T20Is Virat Kohli records first-ever duck in T20Is
- October 12, 2017

He picked up the premium wickets of Rohit Sharma , Virat Kohli , Manish Pandey and Shikhar Dhawan in a fearsome display of fast and accurate bowling to extinguish India's hopes early into the match. India made a fighting start in defence of the meager total, as Jasprit Bumrah (1/25) and Bhuvneshwar (1/9) removed unsafe openers David Warner (2) and Aaron Finch (8) cheaply. (more...)
Danny Ainge Thinks Isaiah Thomas 'Doesn't Know How Much I Love' Him Danny Ainge Thinks Isaiah Thomas 'Doesn't Know How Much I Love' Him
- October 12, 2017

After the trade to Cleveland happened, Thomas couldn't believe Ainge had it in him to pull the trigger. "None of it made any sense", Thomas explained to Jenkins. Isaiah, who helped the Celtics recruit free agent forward Gordon Hayward before he was traded, still thinks about what might have been had he been able to stay in Boston. (more...)
Canada Revenue Agency wants to start taxing employee discounts Canada Revenue Agency wants to start taxing employee discounts
- October 12, 2017

If it's not available to the public, it's a benefit, and the CRA says that should be stated on employees' tax filings. The same goes for cash rebates an employer might pay after an in-house purchase or any kind of award given by a third-party supplier in connection with the person's employment. (more...)
Jamie Carragher has named his Premier League team of 2017 Jamie Carragher has named his Premier League team of 2017
- October 12, 2017

Carragher delivered his verdicts to the Daily Telegraph . Manchester United's David de Gea is Carragher's first pick, with the former England star saying he is "the best keeper in the world at the moment". I think he is going to be a future Player of the Year contender'. Henrikh Mkhitaryan's form since the start of the season, as well as Christian Eriksen's displays over the last year, would easily put them in contention for a place in anyone's Premier League team of the year. (more...)
Grand Jury Investigating OSU Basketball
- October 12, 2017

The grand jury also is demanding communications with any parent of any current member of the basketball team. The 2½-page subpoena issued to Oklahoma State , obtained by The Times through a public records request, is believed to be virtually identical to those sent to the three other schools and offers the first glimpse at which records the government is seeking from schools involved in the scandal. (more...)
Robert Kubica completes 'successful day' of testing for Williams at Silverstone Robert Kubica completes 'successful day' of testing for Williams at Silverstone
- October 12, 2017

Grand Prix in Austin, Texas. It's expected Kubica will get a second one-day test later this month, with the Hungaroring the likely venue. Ahead of the two day shoot-out, which will see both drivers enjoy a full day in the (2014) auto, Kubica was given running time at Silverstone today in order to acclimatise himself with the vehicle. (more...)
Jig Alert: Gilbert Arenas & Mia Khalifa Prep New Show For Complex Jig Alert: Gilbert Arenas & Mia Khalifa Prep New Show For Complex
- October 12, 2017

Complex News host Pierce Simpson will serve as "Coach Pierce", moderating the hot takes between Arenas and Khalifa, and nothing is off limits during the daily debates. "I always knew that I wanted to work in sports media after retiring, and Complex just made sense. Being able to talk sports while being myself is truly rewarding", said Gilbert Arenas . (more...)
Stock Roaring Upward Mid-Session: Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN)
- October 12, 2017

The firm's market cap is $9.65 billion. For the week, the stock is performing 0.00%. About 6,536 shares traded. (NASDAQ: SGEN ) has risen 75.68% since October 10, 2016 and is uptrending. Georgia-based Emory University has invested 1.08% in Seattle Genetics , Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN). Tudor Investment Corporation Et Al reported 24,739 shares stake. (more...)
Saints Super Bowl hero Tracy Porter arrested in Baton Rouge Saints Super Bowl hero Tracy Porter arrested in Baton Rouge
- October 12, 2017

Porter's girlfriend said she met with him to retrieve the keys to her home before the pair began arguing and Porter attacked her. During his arrest, Porter advised officers that he did grab the victim during the incident but in self-defense, according to Coppola. (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp wanted to manage Man Utd - Eckhard Krautzun Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp wanted to manage Man Utd - Eckhard Krautzun
- October 12, 2017

Klopp was mentioned as a contender for the United job when David Moyes was axed in 2014. "I said, " Jurgen Klopp , if he goes overseas, if he goes to England, his love would be Manchester United". Klopp will be patrolling the home dugout for the latest installment of one of the most traditionally eagerly-anticipated fixtures on the English football calendar, but it could have been a very different story had his early dreams been realised. (more...)
Wenger facing major injury headache ahead of Watford clash Wenger facing major injury headache ahead of Watford clash
- October 12, 2017

For Arsenal , they face a tricky trip to Watford to face a deceptively unsafe side who are well-drilled, industrious, and fit under the tutelage of Marco Silva. With Koscielny now expected to feature this weekend and Nacho Monreal certain to keep his place, the boss will have to decide between Per Mertesacker and Rob Holding for the final spot in the back three. (more...)
UberEATS launches in Lexington on Thursday
- October 11, 2017

Uber spokesman Bill Gibbons said the Triangle's vibrant food scene helped lure UberEats to the area, as well as its colleges with legions of students eating off-hours. Considering the fact that UberEATS is an app that's being used to place orders and make online payments, the app needs to always be updated in order to avoid crashes or any other inconveniences. (more...)
Chambers signs new two-year deal Chambers signs new two-year deal
- October 11, 2017

He joined Arsenal from Southampton in 2014 and said he remains determined to establish himself as a first-team regular. Chambers was linked with a move away from the Emirates this summer after spending last season on loan at Middlesbrough , but Arsenal announced on Wednesday that the 22-year-old centre-back had penned a new deal. (more...)
Andrew Wiggins signs multi-year contract with Timberwolves Andrew Wiggins signs multi-year contract with Timberwolves
- October 11, 2017

Wiggins recently parted ways with agent Bill Duffy but the National Basketball Players Association has guidelines where agents have to get compensated for deals they helped negotiate. Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Minnesota Timberwolves looks on in the third quarter during a game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center on November 5, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (more...)
Panama president declares World Cup national holiday Panama president declares World Cup national holiday
- October 11, 2017

Qualification to the tournament, which starts next June, was secured after Panama beat Costa Rica by a scoreline of 2-1 on Tuesday evening. However, there is an air of controversy surrounding their win, and more specifically, surrounding their 52nd-minute equaliser after the ball never appeared to cross the line. (more...)
Could Giants trade Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to Patriots, Eagles? | Possible trade scenarios Could Giants trade Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to Patriots, Eagles? | Possible trade scenarios
- October 11, 2017

Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was missing from practice on Wednesday, but it wasn't because of an injury. " DRC came in yesterday, we had a conversation that was personal upstairs", McAdoo said . this season can't end soon enough for the Giants . Given all of that size and experience, he is well-suited to line up on the perimeter and match up with some of the league's best wide receivers. (more...)

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