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Denver hosts NBA leader Utah

first_img Associated Press FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailDENVER (AP)-Utah Jazz (15-4, first in the Western Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (11-8, fifth in the Western Conference)Denver; Sunday, 1:30 p.m. MSTBOTTOM LINE: The Denver Nuggets play the league-leading Utah Jazz.The Nuggets are 3-1 against Northwest Division opponents. Denver ranks third in the NBA with 27.1 assists per game led by Nikola Jokic averaging 8.7.The Jazz have gone 10-2 against Western Conference opponents. Utah is second in the league with 11.7 offensive rebounds per game led by Rudy Gobert averaging 3.8.The two teams matchup for the second time this season. The Jazz defeated the Nuggets 109-105 in their last matchup on Jan. 17. Jordan Clarkson led Utah with 23 points, and Jokic paced Denver scoring 35 points.TOP PERFORMERS: Jokic leads the Nuggets with 11.7 rebounds and averages 25.7 points. Jamal Murray is averaging 17.5 points and 4.8 assists over the last 10 games for Denver.Gobert leads the Jazz averaging 13.6 points and is adding 14.0 rebounds. Mike Conley is shooting 46.1% and averaging 16.4 points over the last 10 games for Utah.LAST 10 GAMES: Nuggets: 7-3, averaging 115.3 points, 47.8 rebounds, 26.7 assists, 9.8 steals and four blocks per game while shooting 47.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 107.7 points on 47.5% shooting.Jazz: 10-0, averaging 115.6 points, 50.9 rebounds, 24.2 assists, 6.4 steals and 6.1 blocks per game while shooting 46.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 99.7 points on 42.6% shooting.INJURIES: Nuggets: Greg Whittington: out (knee), PJ Dozier: out (hamstring).Jazz: Donovan Mitchell: out (concussion), Derrick Favors: out (back), Trent Forrest: out (health and safety protocols), Elijah Hughes: out (ankle). Written bycenter_img January 30, 2021 /Sports News – Local Denver hosts NBA leader Utahlast_img read more

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READERS FORUM FOR THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18, 2016

first_imgWHAT’S ON YOUR MIND TODAY?We are asking our readers to “like us” on Facebook and encourage friends and family to do so, as well? Our next IS IT TRUE will be posted on this coming Friday?If you would like to advertise in the CCO please contact us City-County [email protected] “Readers Poll”:Do you feel Council should spend $16 million dollars to renovate North Main area?Copyright 2015 City County Observer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributedFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

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Costa LFLs up 8%

first_imgLike-for-like sales at Costa, the coffee shop chain run by Whitbread, increased by a whopping 8% in the 13 weeks to 30 May 2013.Costa grew total system sales by 23.1% to £281.8m, with total franchise system sales up 21.6% to £111.8m.Andy Harrison, chief executive of Whitbread, said: “Whitbread had a good start to the new financial year with first quarter Group sales up 13.8% and like for like sales up 3.1%, in line with our plan.“Costa, the UK’s favourite coffee shop, has continued to perform well, benefitting from the cold weather, with total sales growth of 24.8% and like for like sales growth of 8.0%.“We see no change to market conditions. Our plans for profitable organic growth are well established which, combined with our strong focus on returns, should create further substantial shareholder value.”It opened 39 net new UK stores in the quarter, 36 in UK Retail and three in Costa Enterprises.  Costa Enterprises (including Costa Express) delivered system sales of £67.1m, up 32.6%.  There are now 2,924 Costa Express units.last_img read more

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SUNY Campus To Shut For 2 Weeks After Spike In Virus Cases

first_imgPexels Stock Image.ALBANY — One of the State University of New York’s campuses will shut down for two weeks after more than 100 people in the college community tested positive for the coronavirus, officials announced Sunday.The positive cases at SUNY Oneonta represent about 3% of the students and faculty on campus this semester, said Jim Malatras, the chancellor of the state university system.Malatras, who joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo on a conference call, said five students have been suspended because of large parties that were held last week. He said three rapid-result testing sites will be set up in Oneonta starting Wednesday.The University at Albany, another SUNY campus, also announced Sunday that four students were temporarily suspended from campus after officials investigated large off-campus gatherings over the weekend. The shutdown of the Oneonta campus in central New York is the first in the state, where most colleges are opening with a mix of in-person and online instruction.Cuomo, a Democrat, urged students to follow virus safety guidelines and avoid large gatherings.“I get it,” he said. ”You go back to college. You want to see your friends. Part of the college experience is socializing.”But he said a 3% infection rate is too high because the virus can spread quickly in a congregate setting like a college.Cuomo said New York state’s overall coronavirus infection rate on Saturday was 0.69% based on 100,000 tests conducted statewide. New York’s infection rate has been below 1% every day for more than three weeks. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Open competition for the award of public recognitions of the Zagreb County

first_imgZagreb County will once again award public recognitions to individuals and legal entities, institutions, associations responsible for the economic, social and cultural development of Zagreb County and its promotion in the country and the world. The competition for the award of public recognitions is open until May 31, 2019. You can see more information about the competition and the application form HERE. The proposal for the awarding of public recognitions of the Zagreb County may be submitted by members of the County Assembly, working bodies, the Zagreb County Prefect, citizens, citizens’ associations, companies, religious communities, cultural, sports and other institutions. Source / photo: Zagrebačka županijacenter_img Potential candidates can be individuals or legal entities who, through their continuous and extremely important scientific, professional, artistic, pedagogical or other public work, have made a lasting contribution and achieved exceptional results in improving the situation and development of certain activities and its international promotion. Also, the future winner of the public award should enjoy the reputation of exemplary employees and experts in his environment. One of the criteria is the achieved result in the overall economic or social development of Zagreb County. The proposal for awarding public recognitions must contain the CV of the proposed candidate for awarding public recognition, the exact name of the company, institution, association or other legal entity proposed for awarding public recognitions with a thorough explanation of the reasons, appropriate documentation and information about the applicant.last_img read more

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Happy New Year 2020!

first_imgDear readers,Offshore Energy Today team wishes you a happy and prosperous New Year 2020! Thank you for reading and for coming back for your daily dose of the latest offshore energy industry news.Offshore Energy Today wishes you a wonderful New Year filled with abundance, joy, and treasured moments. May the year 2020 be your best year yet!Looking ahead, the Offshore Energy Today team promises to continue with keeping you up to date with the latest news from the offshore oil and gas sector.We’ll be taking it slow with the news in the next two days. On January 1 and 2, we’ll be releasing our most-read articles by each quarter of 2019, and you’ll be able to revisit our published galleries as well as an overview of the major oil and gas discoveries of the past year. Cheers!Offshore Energy Today Stafflast_img read more

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Ozil to partner Musa in Saudi Arabia for €16.8 Million

first_img Loading… According to Turkish outlet Fanatik, Saudi Arabian outfit Al Nassr have been in touch with the former Real Madrid man’s representatives and wish to draft him in as a marquee signing. They are willing to offer him wages of €16.8m a-year and are hopeful of agreeing terms with him for a move that could be a free transfer next year if they cannot secure his services in the current window. Commenting on Ozil’s situation in June, Arteta told Sky Sports: “I’ve been very open with Mesut from day one. “I thought he was fit and willing and wanted to perform at the level he can do. I think he has played every game with me. Read AlsoDie-hard Arsenal fan names newborn daughter after Ozil “The moment I see he is ready to do that again I will treat him like everyone else. I have been more than fair with him and he has responded in many games, the way I want. That’s it.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Super Eagles star Ahmed Musa and embattled Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil are set to become teammates in Saudi Arabia according to latest report emanating from Turkey. Saudi Arabian outfit Al Nassr where the Nigeria international plies his trade has reportedly offered Ozil  €16.8m a-year to cross over from the Emirates stadium where he has been having a running battle for some time now. Ozil, who signed a whopping £350,000-a-week contract back in January 2018, became a peripheral figure under Mikel Arteta last season. Ozil has been and integral part of the Gunners team for seven years running but has in recent time been sidelined to the point that he neither took part in the FA Cup nor the Community Shield  both of which the team won with team captain and Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang playing a major role. Mesut Ozil in battle with Ahmed Musa during the Europa league in 2018 when the Eagles ace was with CSKA MoskvaAdvertisementcenter_img Promoted Content10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeWill You Recognize Celebs In Their Kid Photos?A Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Birds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better6 Stunning Bridges You’ll Want To See With Your Own EyesMind-Bending Technology That Was Predicted Before It AppearedWhy Do So Many Digital Assistants Have Feminine Names & Voices?7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Betterlast_img read more

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Hall of Fame induction set for Saturday

first_imgWEBSTER CITY, Iowa – A who’s who of motorsports legends will be inducted into the Iowa Hall of Fame and Racing Museum this weekend.The event will be held at the new Hamilton County Events Complex, located on the fairgrounds. Dinner is at 6 p.m. and induction ceremonies begin at 7 p.m.Along with J. Alex Sloan, founder of the International Motor Contest Association and Keith Knaack, who owned IMCA and was a pioneer of the Modified division, inductees include Al Sweeney and Frank Winkley, Gus Schrader, Tiny Lund, Frederick and August Duesenberg, Ernie Derr, Don White, Emory Collins, Ramo Stott, Ed Sanger, Marion Robinson, Dick Hutcherson, John Gerber, Johnny Beauchamp, Curt Hansen, Tom Hearst, Gary Webb, Bob Shryock, Roger Dolan, Darrell Dake, Ronnie Weedon, Denny Hovinga, Red Droste, Verlin Eaker, Bob Trostle, Bob Harris, Larry and Penny Eckrich, Dale Swanson, Larry Clement, Al Frieden, Ralp Capitani, Whit Hemingway, Larry Conklin and brothers Junior, Jerry and Jimmy Grove.last_img read more

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GOtv Boxing Night Mini: Real One vows to disfigure opponent’s face

first_imgRelatedPosts GOtv Boxing Night 20: TClassic to perform with Zlatan, Mayorkun, Malaika, Oritsefemi GOtv Boxing Night 19: Lightweight division Nigeria’s most competitive – Real One GOtv Boxing Night 19: Joe Boy, Baby Face target N1m Cash Prize West African Boxing Union lightweight champion, Rilwan “Real One” Oladosu, has boasted that he will Disfigure the face of Ola Adebakin, his opponent at GOtv Boxing Night Mini on 16 November.Their eight-round lightweight bout is one of the five scheduled to take place at the Rowe Park Sports Complex at Yaba, Lagos.Speaking in an interview yesterday, the WABU champion, renowned for his flamboyance, said Adebakin will become unrecognisable to his family and friends after the fight, as he would messed up his face for good.He expressed confidence that his unbeaten record will remain intact.“I heard  Adebakin has been boasting. No problem. By the time I’m through with him, his family and friends won’t recognise him. I will redesign his face,” he said.Oladosu commended the sponsors for the new event, noting that it will help Nigerian boxers get tested and earn more fights in order to enhance their career records and gain the attention of regional and international boxing bodies to compete for regional and international titles.Other bouts for the event include a national welterweight challenge between Rilwan “Baby Face” Babatunde, West African Boxing Union welterweight champion, and Dennis “The Range” Mba; a national cruiserweight challenge between Kabiru “KB Godson” Towolawi and Tunji “Germani” Olajide; and a national light welterweight challenge between Waheed “Showmax” Shogbamu Semiu “Jagaban” Olopade.There is also an all-female clash as Cynthia “Omo Bobby” Ogunsemilore will take on Omowunmi “Mummy’s Pet” Akinsanya in a national super featherweight challenge. Tags: Rilwan Oladosulast_img read more

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Big 3 discussing ways to help lower-level players — Djokovic

first_imgRelatedPosts Djokovic clinches fifth Italian Open title Djokovic zooms to 10th Italian Open final Nadal stunned by Schwartzman in Italian Open quarter-finals, Djokovic survives Koepfer Novak Djokovic has been in touch with fellow ATP Player Council members Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal to discuss ways to assist lower-ranked players facing financial struggles amid the novel Coronavirus outbreak, the world number one said on Saturday. Answering a fan’s question during his Instagram live chat with Stan Wawrinka, Player Council chief Djokovic said steps would be taken to ensure that only those players who are most deserving will benefit from any relief plans. “I spoke to Roger and Rafa a few days ago and we had a conversation about the near future of tennis. How we can contribute to help lower ranked guys who are obviously struggling the most,” Djokovic said. “A majority of players ranked between 250 to 700 or 1,000 don’t have federation support or sponsors and are independent and left alone.” The tennis season was suspended in early March due to the pandemic, leaving players in the lower tiers who depend solely on tournament winnings without the chance to earn a living. The plight of players ranked outside the top 100 in singles has prompted the game’s stakeholders — the ATP, WTA, ITF and the organisers of the four Grand Slams — to devise plans to provide some assistance. “Players hopefully will (also) contribute collectively to the relief fund that the ATP (and others) will distribute using models and criteria,” Djokovic added. “You want to avoid giving money to player who fits into this category (low ranking) but does not need the money compared to someone else… hopefully between $3-4.5 million will be distributed to lower-ranked players.” Djokovic, a 17-times Grand Slam champion, said other short-term solutions could include diverting bonus money meant for top players from season-ending events like the ATP Finals into the relief fund. “If we don’t have any events (in 2020), maybe next year’s Australian Open prize money can be contributed to the fund,” the Serb added. “I’m glad the tennis eco-system is coming together. Everyone realises the basis of tennis. These guys ranked 250 onwards are the ones making the future of tennis. “We have to show them they’re not forgotten. We also have to send a message to young players that they can live out of tennis when there’s a financial crisis.” Reuters/NAN.Tags: ATP Player CouncilNovak DjokovicRafa NadalStan Wawrinkalast_img read more