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The newest AlphaGo mastered the game with no human input
- October 18, 2017

But the new upstart, AlphaGo Zero, is different. When pitted against the version of AlphaGo that beat world champion Lee Sedol, AlphaGo Zero won 100-0. AlphaGo Lee required the use of several machines and 48 of Google's Tensor Processing Unit machine learning accelerator chips. Developing AlphaGo Zero involved around 15 people and probably millions of dollars' worth of computing resources, Hassabis says. (more...)
Clermont's Laidlaw ruled out for three months
- October 18, 2017

After complaining of discomfort with his ankle, a scan on Tuesday revealed the bad news for the 58-cap skipper. A statement on the Clermont-Auvergne website said: "The injury does not require surgery but the duration of his unavailability is estimated between ten and 12 weeks". (more...)
Atletico Madrid held by spirited Qarabag FK in Champions League 2017-18 Atletico Madrid held by spirited Qarabag FK in Champions League 2017-18
- October 18, 2017

Nonetheless, the Argentine is not expecting an easy ride in Azerbaijan against the supposedly weakest team in the group. The La Liga side outfit are priced at 2/9 (1 .22) with bet365 to beat the Azerbaijani champions, who themselves are offered at a huge 18/1 (19.00 ) for the win. (more...)
'Shaky Bandit' caught on I-75 after Collier bank robbery 'Shaky Bandit' caught on I-75 after Collier bank robbery
- October 18, 2017

The suspected serial bank robber, given the aforementioned sobriquet because his hands shook during robberies, allegedly just had hit a Collier County bank. Lucie. The FBI says the suspect has made threats of harm if the victims did not comply with his demands. "The "Fashion Forward Bandit" is described as a 20-to-25-year-old White male, 5'10" to 6'1", and has brown hair and a medium build. (more...)
Nike Heralds The Return Of NBA Hoops With 'Want It All' Nike Heralds The Return Of NBA Hoops With 'Want It All'
- October 18, 2017

That said, they welcomed the campaign with a video that will surely add more hype to fans who have always been looking forward to Tuesday night's tipoff. It wasn't the notion of I wanted to do it my way. The game itself could hardly have offered a better stage. James last addressed the letter at length in the fall of 2014, after he returned to the Cavaliers for a second stint with the franchise. (more...)
Arsene Wenger blasts Troy Deeney for comments about Arsenal
- October 18, 2017

Mertesacker told Sky Sports when quizzed on the Deeney jibe:"I don't know what he said". The incident involving Richarlison that led to the awarding of the penalty was referred to the FA for investigation, under the new rules which allow players to be retroactively punished if they are found guilty of simulation, but the Brazilian has been cleared of any wrongdoing. (more...)
Injured Mané included in Senegal squad to face South Africa Injured Mané included in Senegal squad to face South Africa
- October 18, 2017

The forward was ruled out for up to six weeks earlier this month after suffering a hamstring injury while on worldwide duty. Mane hurt his hamstring in Senegal's last Group D game - a 2-0 away win over the Cape Verde Islands on October 7, after which Liverpool said the injury 'could keep him out of action for up to six weeks'. (more...)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX)- Stocks Rallying on Performance Valuation
- October 18, 2017

Deutsche Bankshares Ag reported 1.44M shares. Orbimed Advsr Ltd Liability holds 0.04% or 194,900 shares. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.88) earnings per share. It has underperformed by 65.21% the S&P500. Goldman Sachs Gru Inc holds 0.02% or 4.60M shares in its portfolio. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. (more...)
Wall Street Analysts See 9.9% for Dynavax Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:DVAX)
- October 18, 2017

Analysts have a mean recommendation of 1.80 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). A smart way of assessing a company's profitability is by checking out its latest Earnings per Share (EPS). Dynavax Technologies Corporation had a negative net margin of 1,323.99% and a negative return on equity of 92.09%. (more...)
Billy Joe Saunders v David Lemieux deal struck for December 16th Billy Joe Saunders v David Lemieux deal struck for December 16th
- October 18, 2017

Saunders (25-0, 12 knockouts) made his second World Boxing Organization title defense September 16 with a unanimous-decision triumph over Willie Monroe, just hours before Golovkin retained his three division belts with a draw against Canelo Alvarez. (more...)
NBA's Bobby Portis 2-Pieced Teammate Nikola Mirotic, Hospitalized NBA's Bobby Portis 2-Pieced Teammate Nikola Mirotic, Hospitalized
- October 18, 2017

Portis will be allowed to practice with the team during his suspension, though he won't be eligible to play again until the Bulls visit the Raptors on November 7. Portis recently had a call with the league office to discuss the outcome of his incident, after knocking out Mirotic cold when tempers flared during yesterday's practice. (more...)
Ken Griffey Jr. statue's bat stolen, vandalized Ken Griffey Jr. statue's bat stolen, vandalized
- October 18, 2017

Mariners spokeswoman Rebecca Hale said the bat was taken at about 5 p.m. Tuesday. "They [officers] took him into custody without incident". Klevenberg said, "If there's one thing you don't do in Seattle, Washington, it's mess with the statue of Ken Griffey, Jr., the savior of baseball in Seattle". (more...)
Former Wildcat Richard Jefferson signing with Denver Nuggets Former Wildcat Richard Jefferson signing with Denver Nuggets
- October 18, 2017

In this offseason, the Nuggets lost their "locker room guy/mentor" Mike Miller who mutually parted ways with the Nuggets after two seasons. Jefferson, 37, has played in 16 seasons, winning an NBA Championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016 and appearing in the NBA Finals again in 2017. (more...)
Pep Guardiola dedicates Manchester City win to independence leaders Pep Guardiola dedicates Manchester City win to independence leaders
- October 18, 2017

I'm patient anyway, I don't stress". Sports data specialists Gracenote Sports have simulated the remainder of the Champions League group phase one million times based on their current ratings for the clubs involved and their results to date, and have come up with a probability percentage of each side progressing to the knockout stage. (more...)
Ronald Koeman: 'Everton need a win' Ronald Koeman: 'Everton need a win'
- October 18, 2017

Koeman acknowledged that Moshiri, who is Everton's majority shareholder, had visited the club's training ground with long-serving chairman Kenwright this week, but not for crisis talks. But the Dutch manager insists that he has received the full backing of Everton's board. Lyon will be without star striker Mariano for the clash at Goodison Park but they will be able to call upon former Manchester United forward Memphis Depay, a player held in high esteem by Koeman. (more...)
FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) Touches a New 52-Week High
- October 18, 2017

Loop Capital initiated coverage on the stock with an initial rating of "Buy". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, November 30 by Guggenheim. On Tuesday, September 8 the stock rating was maintained by Investec with "Buy". New Mexico Educational Retirement Board invested 0.05% in FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC). Focused Wealth has invested 0% in FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC). King Luther Mgmt Corp has 2.90M shares. (more...)
De Bruyne assures Man City fans: No contract problems De Bruyne assures Man City fans: No contract problems
- October 18, 2017

De Bruyne is now on £115,000 a week after until 2021 after penning a six-year deal when he joined in a £54million move from Wolfsburg. De Bruyne has been chief playmaker in City's 10-match sting of wins which sees them sit top of the table and setting the pace in their Champions League group. (more...)
NFL Draft 2018: Date, Time, Location & Must-See Details NFL Draft 2018: Date, Time, Location & Must-See Details
- October 18, 2017

A move there represents yet another venue for the event after a run from 1965 to 2014 in which the draft was held annually in New York City. The 2019 draft coincides with the league's 100th season, and the 2020 event will recognize the centennial of the establishment of the NFL in Canton, Ohio, on August 20, 1920. (more...)
Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan criticizes Fox Sports commentator Skip Bayless Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan criticizes Fox Sports commentator Skip Bayless
- October 18, 2017

Skip Bayless built his career conjuring up fiery-hot takes at a second's notice - from "Tim Tebow is the next Brett Favre!" to his policy against drafting white Americans in the first round, the FOX Sports host is full of edgy opinions. (more...)
3 former Gamecocks earn National Football League player of week honors 3 former Gamecocks earn National Football League player of week honors
- October 18, 2017

Succop has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in Monday night's win over the Colts. Cooper served as the kick and punt returner for the Los Angeles Rams against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Since that off-target kick, Succop has hit 13 straight field goals true and he has yet to shank an extra-point attempt this season in 14 tries. When he added four more field goals in the game, he extended the streak to 51 consecutive field goals from inside 50 yards. (more...)
DeShone Kizer is back, named Cleveland Browns starter for Week 7 DeShone Kizer is back, named Cleveland Browns starter for Week 7
- October 18, 2017

Kizer has far more upside as a thrower and runner, but he has to cut down on the turnovers and sacks taken for this Cleveland offense to get off the mat. "I think seeing some of the re-protection ID things that came up a little bit (Sunday) was very eye-opening to him, and I think it was a good experience for him". (more...)
Mark Sampson made remarks which were 'discriminatory on grounds of race' Mark Sampson made remarks which were 'discriminatory on grounds of race'
- October 18, 2017

She also said she would have advised the same course of action for Sampson, had he still been in post. Sampson was removed from his position as England manager last month after evidence came to light of " inappropriate and unacceptable " behaviour during a previous role. (more...)
Eagles' Carson Wentz is now the favorite to win NFL MVP Eagles' Carson Wentz is now the favorite to win NFL MVP
- October 18, 2017

Rounding out the top 10 now in jersey sales are Von Miller , Mitch Trubisky , Luke Kuechly, Julio Jones, Odell Beckham Jr., Ezekiel Elliott and Rob Gronkowski. Last week, the Eagles were fifth, behind the Cowboys, Steelers, Patriots and Broncos. Some of his teammates were there with him including quarterback Carson Wentz , tight end Zach Ertz, offensive guard Stefen Wisniewski, tight end Trey Burton, linebacker Jordan Hicks and backup quarterback Nick Foles, according to AJC . (more...)
Ignyta, Inc. (NASDAQ:RXDX) Moves Into Potential Pullback Territory Ignyta, Inc. (NASDAQ:RXDX) Moves Into Potential Pullback Territory
- October 18, 2017

About 275,946 shares traded. It is down 10.67% since October 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.37% the S&P500. Ignyta Inc (NASDAQ: RXDX ) has risen 14.24% since October 17, 2016 and is uptrending. 17,235 are owned by Barclays Public Ltd Liability. Numeric Investors Ltd holds 12,200 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Another recent and important Ignyta Inc (NASDAQ: RXDX ) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: "Ignyta Receives ... (more...)
Wike meets Ronaldo in Spain Wike meets Ronaldo in Spain
- October 18, 2017

The governor through his special Assistant on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, said the posters emanated from political mischief makers who forgot in a hurry that nobody runs for the office of vice president of the country. "We will tap from the experience and exposure of Real Madrid and their stars". The governor urged Nigerians to disregard the posters which he described as "handiwork of mischief makers". (more...)
LSU volleyball team to host Ole Miss in 'huge' match LSU volleyball team to host Ole Miss in 'huge' match
- October 18, 2017

Both times, not much was made of Orgeron's appearance because he was an assistant. LSU enters the game 5-2 following wins over Florida and Auburn after their upset loss to Troy. The same was said about Orgeron.until it happened. Patterson threw for 351 yards and four TDs and ran for another score in the win, and Wilkins rushed for 113 yards and one TD and Brown bagged eight balls for 174 yards and two TDs, helping Ole Miss snap a three-game losing streak. (more...)
Justin Rose: Golf 'not desperate' for Woods comeback Justin Rose: Golf 'not desperate' for Woods comeback
- October 18, 2017

It was just his third tournament start after more than a year away following his third back surgery in 2015. "He got a nice report and is allowed to proceed", Steinberg said. Woods had back fusion surgery in April and last month admitted he may never return to competitive golf. His former swing coach, Hank Haney, recently tweeted that the star's new swing looks like one "he could win with". (more...)
In the Netherlands, opened the first bridge, printed on the printer In the Netherlands, opened the first bridge, printed on the printer
- October 18, 2017

The rightful title of first-ever 3D-printed bridge belongs to another crossing, which was installed in the urban park of Castilla-La Mancha in Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain in December 2016. The researchers estimate that their process should be three times faster than conventional construction with concrete, and more unusual shapes can be built. (more...)
Florida Keys chicken loves to paddleboard Florida Keys chicken loves to paddleboard
- October 18, 2017

The 1-year-old chicken has no fear of the open water and calmly sits at the front of the paddleboard and gazes at the water. Venezia says she often paddleboards for a few hours in the evening and she enjoys the companionship of her feathered paddleboarding partner who squats calmly at the front of the board and enjoys the lovely sunset. (more...)
Arsenal don't have cojones, Deeney tells Arsene Wenger Arsenal don't have cojones, Deeney tells Arsene Wenger
- October 18, 2017

Former referee Graham Poll said on television after the game that it was "as clear an example as you can see". "It's ruthlessness. I think it starts from behind them, if they would have missed it when you boys [Martin Keown] were playing, you'd be like "hey, finish that" ". (more...)

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