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No bursting his bubble: Morris hones jumper with gum wrapper

DENVER (AP) — Monte Morris restored his long-range jumper to mint condition. The Great Spearmint Gum Wrapper Experiment worked. Last summer, the Denver Nuggets backup point guard went through shooting drills with a wrapper from a stick of gum — mostly spearmint, he said — wedged between his thumb and index finger on his guide […]
Tags: News, Sports, Denver Nuggets, Ap, Nba, Denver, Morris, Monte Morris


Klay Thompson sets NBA record by hitting 10 straight 3-pointers against the Lakers

Warriors guard Klay Thompson set an NBA record by starting 10-for-10 from 3-point range in Monday's game against the Lakers.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Nba, Usa Today, Lakers, Klay Thompson


PR Software Maker TrendKite Sold to Cision for $225M Cash and Stock

Austin—TrendKite has sold to Cision, a Chicago-based public relations and marketing software company, in a $225 million in a cash-and-stock deal.Cision (NYSE: CISN) is paying $94 million in cash and offering Austin-based TrendKite shareholders 10.2 million Cision shares. The company’s stock dipped 2.6 percent to $12.16 each as of midday in New York after opening at $12.49 apiece. Cision went public in a $2.4 billion merger deal in 2017, and grew through acquisitions of other public relations bu...
Tags: Startups, New York, Texas, Technology, Media, Pinterest, Big Data, Advertising, Marketing, Memphis Grizzlies, Trends, Social Media, Startup, Tech, Atlanta, Public Relations


Lillard, Nurkic’s big 3rd send Blazers past Jazz, 109-104

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 26 points and Jusuf Nurkic had 17 in the third quarter to lift the Portland Trail Blazers past the Utah Jazz 109-104 on Monday night. In a matchup between two of the NBA’s hottest teams, the Blazers made 50 percent of their shots and piled up 30 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Nba, Salt Lake City, Portland Trail Blazers, Utah Jazz, Damian Lillard, Jusuf Nurkic, Lillard Nurkic


From Take-Off to Offtake – Driving Sustainable Aviation Fuels to Commercial Scale

In a tale of two Washingtons, the sustainable aviation fuels movement will gather in Washington state in March and in Washington, D.C. in April to seek breakthroughs in the adoption rate of jet biofuels, which have been stalled for some time between the successful certification/demonstration efforts of the last decade and the widespread deployment which is the focus of all the effort. The world is demonstrably interested in $2.00 fuels and demonstrably capable of mitigating aviation’s contribut...
Tags: Japan, UK, Indonesia, California, Washington, France, India, US, Eu, Canada, Gop, United States, Top Stories, Iowa, Nba, Airbus


Klay Thompson looks comfortable making history at Staples Center

Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson reacts after making a 3-point basket against the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson scores on a breakaway dunk against the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Gold...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Green, Soccer, Nba, TNT, Los Angeles Lakers, Staples Center, Curry, Golden State Warriors, Warriors, Andre Iguodala, Joe Lacob, Lakers


Mavericks hand cold-shooting Clippers their 6th loss in 7 games

Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) of Germany drives against LA Clippers guard Avery Bradley (11) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. The Mavericks won 106-98. (AP Photo/LM Otero) The Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell shoots as the Mavericks’ Harrison Barnes defends during the first half of Tuesday’s game in Dallas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic...
Tags: Texas, Germany, Sports, Dallas Mavericks, Sport, Soccer, Williams, Nba, Dallas, Miami, Jordan, Smith, San Antonio, Harrison Barnes, Nowitzki, Dirk Nowitzki


The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to Netflix in February 2019

It’s pretty cold out there, so it’s a good time to stay cooped up in your home and streaming movies from the comfort of your couch. Even though it’ll warm up a bit in February, you’ll still want to spend plenty of time inside the house, so it’s good that Netflix has a new line-up of movies and TV shows coming to the streaming library next month, including some anticipated Netflix original movies and TV shows. Get a load of the TV shows and movies coming to Netflix in February 2019. The Edge...
Tags: Movies, Nbc, Netflix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Nba, Steven Soderbergh, Steve Carell, Jeopardy, Judd Apatow, Hailee Steinfeld, Steven Spielberg, Jaws, John Hughes, Soderbergh, Andre Holland, Netflix/Streaming Video


Warriors pound depleted Lakers as Klay Thompson scores 44

Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson reacts after making a 3-point basket against the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson scores on a breakaway dunk against the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Gold...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Manny Pacquiao, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Andre Iguodala, James, Lakers, Thompson, Southern California, Stephen Curry, James Harden


Thompson hits first 10 from 3, Warriors beat Lakers 130-111

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Klay Thompson set an NBA record by making his first 10 attempts from 3-point range, scoring 44 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers 130-111 on Monday night to match a season high with their eighth consecutive victory. Thompson finished 10 of 11 from beyond the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Los Angeles, Ap, Nba, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Warriors, Lakers, Thompson, Klay Thompson


On Basketball: Giannis’ dunk wins Round 1 against Luka

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and Luka Doncic never really squared off in their first head-to-head matchup, with the enormous exception of one game-deciding moment. The established All-Star drove the lane. The rising All-Star had no chance to stop him. There will be plenty of Giannis vs. Luka moments before their NBA careers are all […]
Tags: News, Milwaukee, Sports, Ap, Nba, All Star, Giannis, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka, Luka Doncic


Conley says Grizzlies owner willing to trade him, Gasol

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Guard Mike Conley says Grizzlies owner Robert Pera had told both he and center Marc Gasol that they will be mentioned in potential trade talks before reports that Memphis will be listening to offers for the NBA’s longest-tenured teammates. Conley said Wednesday after shoot-around that Pera called him Tuesday to alert […]
Tags: News, Sports, Nba, Memphis, Grizzlies, Mike Conley, Conley, Tenn AP, Marc Gasol, Gasol, PERA, Robert Pera


'Red Dead Redemption 2' beat out 'Call of Duty' to become 2018's best-seller — these were the 20 best-selling games games of the year

The NPD Group has released their year-end report on video game sales, including a list of the year's best-selling games. Since 2013, the "Call of Duty" franchise has owned the number one spot on the best-sellers list, but "Call of Duty: Black Ops 4" wasn't the best-selling game of 2018. Six of the top 20 best-selling games are exclusive to the Nintendo Switch, showing just how popular Nintendo's console has become in its second year. "NBA 2K19" was the best-selling sports game for the third ye...
Tags: NFL, Trends, Fifa, Nba, Nintendo, Call Of Duty, Zelda, NPD Group, Madden NFL, Madden, Red Dead Redemption, Nintendo Switch, Wild Nintendo


James Harden's historic scoring streak: Inside the eye-popping numbers

Love or hate his style of play, James Harden is on a historic scoring streak the likes of which we haven't seen in the NBA in over half a century.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Nba, Usa Today, James Harden


Kurtenbach: The Steve Kerr-Jordan Bell spat highlights a larger issue for the Warriors

Jordan Bell is frustrated. Steve Kerr and the Warriors coaching staff is frustrated, too. And on Monday night, in garbage time of the Warriors’ blowout win over the Lakers at Staples Center, those frustrations manifested themselves in a sideline spat between the second-year player and the head coach, captured by TNT’s cameras. Click here if you’re having trouble viewing this video on a mobile device. Kerr called the heated moment a misunderstanding and said that things have been cleared up af...
Tags: Oregon, Sports, Phoenix Suns, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Evans, Lebron James, TNT, Minnesota Timberwolves, Staples Center, Jones, Golden State Warriors, Livingston, Bell, Warriors


Grizzlies' FedExForum briefly evacuated for fire

Players and arena staff were allowed back into Memphis' NBA arena to prepare for Monday night's game after a fire broke out inside and was extinguished.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Grizzlies FedExForum, Memphis NBA arena


Sources: Grizz will listen to Gasol, Conley offers

The Grizzlies, who are 19-28 this season, will for the first time listen to trade offers for veterans Marc Gasol and Mike Conley, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Espn, Grizzlies, Mike Conley, Marc Gasol, Gasol Conley, Grizz


NBA fines Doncic for booting ball into stands

The Mavs' Luka Doncic, who was ejected for kicking the game ball into the stands during Saturday's loss to Indiana, was also fined $10,000 by the league on Tuesday.
Tags: Sport, Indiana, Nba, Doncic, Mavs Luka Doncic


From Ontario to the NBA: How Jamal Murray was raised to be a star

The Denver Nuggets guard has been fighting his whole life to be exactly where he is today -- at the core of a surprise upstart battling the Warriors for Western Conference supremacy.
Tags: Denver Nuggets, Sport, Nba, Ontario, Jamal Murray


Klay Thompson ties NBA record with 10 consecutive 3-pointers

Thompson tied an NBA record Monday night by hitting 10 3-pointers without a miss en route to scoring 44 points as the Warriors overwhelmed the Lakers.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Warriors, Thompson, Klay Thompson


YouTube TV is officially becoming available nationwide

Just ahead of this year’s Super Bowl, Google’s live TV streaming service YouTube TV is rolling out nationwide, the company announced this morning. The service has been steadily expanding since its April 2017 debut, and became broadly available a little less than a year ago when it then reached the top 100 U.S. markets, or 85 percent of the country. Today, YouTube TV will begin its expansion in an additional 95 markets, covering over 98 percent of U.S. households. The remaining markets will follo...
Tags: TV, Television, Media, Youtube, Tech, Fox, Nba, Streaming, Mlb, Hulu, Cord Cutting, Streaming Service, CBS ABC NBC, YouTube TV, Today YouTube TV


Lakers enthusiastic about Rajon Rondo possibly returning Thursday

LOS ANGELES — Last week as the Lakers prepared to take on Oklahoma City, Moe Wagner and Svi Mykhailiuk found themselves on their heels against a near-unstoppable opponent. Rajon Rondo, still with a wrap around his right middle and ring fingers, was destroying them in a two-on-two scrimmage with Ivica Zubac, running a devastating pick-and-roll. “C’mon, guard him!” Wagner shouted at Mykhailiuk after Rondo had passed for a Zubac dunk. “He’s only got one [expletive] hand!” In the event Rondo can pla...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Lebron James, Minnesota Timberwolves, Houston Rockets, Rajon Rondo, Golden State Warriors, Ball, Warriors, James, Lakers, Oklahoma City, Klay Thompson


Report: Grizzlies open to trade offers for Marc Gasol, Mike Conley

Gasol, Conley have played together since 2008 Gasol, 34, was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers but has played his entire 11-season NBA career with the Grizzlies, joining the team in a 2008 trade package that included his brother Pau Gasol. He's averaged 15.2 points, 7.7 rebounds and 3.4 assists in Memphis while making three All-Star appearances. The Grizzlies drafted Conley, 31, out of Ohio State with the No.
Tags: News, Memphis Grizzlies, Nba, Pau Gasol, Ohio State, Memphis, Los Angeles Lakers, Grizzlies, Conley, Gasol, Gasol Conley, Marc Gasol Mike Conley


Conley: Grizzlies owner willing to trade him, Gasol

The Memphis Grizzlies may be ready to start rebuilding, listening to trade offers for the NBA's longest-tenured teammates.
Tags: Memphis Grizzlies, Sport, Nba, Grizzlies, Conley, Gasol


Sources: Mavs ban fan who heckled Beverley

A Mavericks fan who has long sat courtside at home games has been banned by the team for the rest of the season for heckling the Clippers' Patrick Beverley in December, sources told ESPN.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Mavericks, Beverley, Patrick Beverley


Maryland's seven-game winning streak ends in blowout fashion to Spartans

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Cassius Winston and Kenny Goins scored 14 points each to help No. 6 Michigan State beat No. 13 Maryland 69-55 Monday night with balanced offense and stifling defense. The Spartans (17-2, 8-0 Big Ten) have won 12 straight this season to take sole possession of first in the conference. The Terrapins (16-4, 7-2) had a shot to move into first place in the conference, but couldn't extend their seven-game winning streak.
Tags: News, Maryland, Basketball, Michigan State, Spartans, Terrapins, Kenny Goins, LANSING Mich Cassius Winston


“Expect The Unexpected” From Evgeny Kuznetsov

from Alex Prewitt of Sports Illustrated, Beyond the overarching cultural shock of moving halfway around the world, Evgeny Kuznetsov was struck by a few smaller unfamiliarities upon finally joining the NHL in March 2014. Receiving per diem on road trips, for instance, was an entirely foreign concept in his native Russia. Ditto for dining alongside coaches at team meals and dumping the puck into the offensive zone. But nothing—absolutely nothing—bothered the Washington Capitals center more ...
Tags: Washington, Russia, Sport, Nba, NHL, Russell Westbrook, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Kuznetsov, Tom Wilson, Alex Prewitt


Mavs PG Smith returns, keys win with 17 points

After missing six straight games, Dennis Smith Jr. played a prominent role in the Mavs' 106-98 win over the Clippers, starting and scoring 17 points in a team-high 37 minutes.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Smith, Clippers, Dennis Smith Jr


Celtics starters Irving, Horford out vs. Cavaliers

The Celtics are without starters Kyrie Irving and Al Horford against the Cavaliers on Wednesday. Irving has flu-like symptoms, and Horford is getting the night off to rest. Horford was sidelined with knee soreness for seven games last month.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Irving, Celtics, Cavaliers, Kyrie Irving, Al Horford, Horford, Irving Horford



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