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1 day ago

D-pressing: Giants Need Fewell’s Crew To Pick Up The Slack | New York Post

Photo: AP MORE FROM Giants secondary isn't your usual work in progress There is plenty of angst surrounding the performance of the Giants first-team offense during Saturday nights preseason game against the Colts in Indianapolis. The Giants emerged with a 27-26 win thanks to the second- and third-stringers, who rallied from a 26-0 fourth-quarter deficit to improve the teams preseason record to 3-0. But as one Giants insider put it, That and a quarter wont get you a cup of coffee. The offense looked anemic as Eli Manning completed just one pass and the Giants never reached Colts territory, having to punt on all six of its first-half possessions. But at least the offense has the excuse of having to learn a new system being installed by offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo. Thats why perhaps the most troubling aspect of Saturdays game was the performance of the first-team defense. If the offense is going to take time to jell, its the defense that must stand firm and keep the Giants in close games.
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7 days ago

Robbinsville: State Title For 9/10s Softball | Centraljersey.com

To me, District 12 is one of the best in the state, not just for softball, but for baseball. Anyone that comes out of District 12 has a good chance of going far in the Little League tournament. East Windsor came out of District 12 and won the region last year. History shows that District 12 is a breeding ground for a lot of good baseball and softball talent. The latest collection of Robbinsville 9/10s is proving it. They fought through their district and section, and with the state win, they have their shot at an Eastern Region title. They open play in Old Forge, Pa., at 2:30 p.m.
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2 weeks ago

Devon Energy Q2 Earnings Meet Expectations, Revenues Beat - Yahoo Finance

Financial Health As of Jun 30, 2014, the companys cash balance totaled $1.70 billion versus $6.06 billion as of Dec 31, 2013. Long-term debt as of Jun 30, 2014, was $11.88 billion versus $7.96 billion as of Dec 31, 2013. Capital expenditure in second-quarter 2014 was nearly $1.93 billion. Devon generated cash flow from operations of $2.0 billion in the second quarter, a 47% increase compared to the second quarter of 2013. Other Company Releases EOG Resources Inc. ( EOG ) posted net earnings of $1.45 per share in second-quarter 2014, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.36 by 6.6%. Pioneer Natural Resources Co. ( PXD ) posted earnings of $1.36 per share in second-quarter 2014, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 7.1%.
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2 weeks ago

Repealing The Medical-device Excise Tax: Next Steps - Forbes

Hoping to see it repealed before the first dollar was collected, scholars produced impressive research in 2011 and 2012, anticipating significant job losses due to the taxs effects on device-makers ability to compete. In 2011, Diana Furchtgott-Roth and Harold Furchtgott-Roth published a study concluding that the tax would cost 43,000 American jobs. Similarly, Michael Ramlet and Robert Book of the American Action Forum wrote an analysis in 2012, which predicted job losses of at least 14,500 and up to 47,100. In a report for the device-makers trade association, AdvaMed, Ernst & Young Ernst & Young concluded that the excise tax would add 29 percent to companies U.S. corporate taxes. (At the time, I was Vice-President of research at AdvaMed.) Devon Herrick of the National Center for Policy Analysis published research explaining that that most medical-device firms in the U.S. are relatively small.
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3 weeks ago

Byu Football: Rb Jamaal Williams To Miss Uconn Game : Cougarblue.com

He doesn't walk about the locker room with his head held low. He just does his thing and we're going to welcome him with open arms and he knows that." Williams said he's determined to keep there from being another problem in the future. "There ain't no third problem going to happen," Williams said. "Jamaal is going to do what he needs to do to get done but have fun still. I made a mistake one time but I'm overcoming it and trying to be a positive role model now." That includes a renewed emphasis on skating, the junior said. "You'll see me doing nothing but Classic Skating, NetFlix, hanging out with friends and teammates and going to other sports games, but that's pretty much it," he said. "My footwork is good on skates.
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3 weeks ago

Byu Football Fall Practice Position Preview: The Receivers | Deseret News

Key additions Junior college transfer Nick Kurtz (6-6, 205) already provided a glimpse of his potential this past spring and looks to be a heavy contributor this season. Others joining the roster include UTEP transfer Jordan Leslie (6-3, 210), who will look to make a big impact in his only season at BYU, and junior college speedster Devon Blackmon (6-1, 185). Both players have received preseason praise from coaches regarding their abilities, so noting their progress and acclimation to BYU's system will certainly happen throughout August. Stanford transfer Keanu Nelson (5-11, 184) will also work to make an impact in his only season in the program. True freshman Trey Dye (5-10, 178), the son of former BYU great James Dye, will compete at the slot position along with Nelson. Additions at tight end include towering freshmen Matt Sumsion (6-8, 220) and Colby Jorgensen (6-7, 230) along with Grant Jones (6-5, 190.) Dark horse Players such as Jordan Leslie and Devon Blackmon have received a lot of press this offseason, and perhaps justifiably so, but don't forget about Michael Davis and his intriguing skill set. Davis enters fall camp with a full year under his belt and a complete practice session competing at receiver.
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3 weeks ago

The Gilmer Mirror - City Golf Championship Entries Open

23, and Sunday, Aug. 24. Those interested in playing can call Jim Hughey at (903) 241-5132 or go online at www.bgcgregg.org to fill out entries. Entry blanks are also available at the following golf courses: Pinecrest, Wood Hollow, Oak Forest, Alpine Target, Alpine, Longview Country Club, International Golf. The first round of the tournament will be held at Wood Hollow Golf Course (at 5121 McCann Road in Longview) on Saturday, with the second and final round at Pinecrest Country Club (at 214 Club Drive in Longview) on Sunday. Categories for players include Open play from which the City Champion will be named. Players over 55 will compete for the City Senior crown. In addition to several handicap-based flights, this year the City Championship will include Women's and Youth flights. The tournament committee is seeking to involve as many of the city, county, and area golfing enthusiasts as possible. Prizes and trophies are available to the winners of each contestant category. Although entries are just now available, early indication of interest again suggests a strong field. Ryan Hill, one of the state's foremost amateurs for a number of years, is expected to return. Hill, who played college golf at TCU, is an eight-time winner of the championship. The only other multiple winner of the open division is Steve Bodenheimer, another high-quality player who finished as a quarter-finalist of the British Amateur several years ago. Last year's winner, Devon Jackson, has enrolled in Texas Tech University where he will continue his golfing career. Jackson recorded a phenomenal 12-shot victory last year after rounds of 60 at Wood Hollow followed by 66 at The Challenge at Oak Forest. That type of performance is likely not to be bested soon. The five-time winner of the City Senior Championship, Coy Jones, is expected to compete again. Jones won last year with rounds of 72 and 73 at Wood Hollow and Oak Forest, respectively. Proceeds and profits from the tournament will benefit The Boys and Girls Club of Gregg County, a community-based organization that serves over 400 youth from ages 6 to 18 annually by providing a fun, safe and constructive after-school environment.
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4 weeks ago

Latest Ohio Sports - Toledo News Now, Breaking News, Weather, Sports, Toledo

The league did not say how many Manziel jerseys - priced at $99.95 a pop - sold during the period. The Browns drafted the former Texas A&M star with the No. 22 pick. He'll enter his first training camp as Brian Hoyer's backup. JAMES-CHINA LeBron James begins tour of China BEIJING (AP) - LeBron James began his tour of China on Monday by exchanging gifts with another former child prodigy. The Cleveland Cavaliers' star was greeted pianist Lang Lang at the Wukesong Sports Center in Beijing in front of hundreds of basketball fans. The two exchanged gifts, with Lang Lang receiving a pair of basketball shoes and James getting an album of Lang Lang's music and a CD with the FIFA Brazil World Cup music.
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1 month ago

Alleged Getaway Driver Charged In Rogers Park Shooting Death « Cbs Chicago

Prosecutors said he drove the getaway car, and handed the shooter the gun used to kill Lewis, but was not the shooter. The gunman allegedly was aiming at a gang rival, but hit Lewis instead. Vaughn was denied bail at a bond hearing Monday afternoon. Defendant Vaughn told the uncharged co-defendant to wet that t-shirt up, which meant to make victim bleed, said prosecutor Alexandra Molesky Eric Vaughn (Credit: Chicago Police) A married photographer based in the Milwaukee area, Lewis had just moved to the Ravenswood neighborhood from Wisconsin last year, and then moved to Rogers Park a couple weeks ago. He was supposed to start a new full-time job on Monday at Trunk Club, a menswear fashion & style site that specializes in home delivery. His wife is an art director at the Leo Burnett marketing agency. Ald. Joe Moore (49th) was walking on the block at the time of the shooting, and saw the gunman fire repeatedly at people at the bus stop. It was surreal, and quite a shock.
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1 month ago

Sse: 1-on-1 With Devon Allen | Kezi

The Ducks dual-sport sensation burst onto the scene in Spring, winning a NCAA and USATF national title in the 110-meter hurdles. But Allen says hes a football player first. His breakout track season has many wondering if he should give up football. Watch his 1-on-1 interview with KEZI 9 Sports Stephen Nelson. The two discuss Allens potential decision, his handling of his newfound hype and expectations, as well as his future goals.
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