Dropshot off High chop

Greetings Team,I hope you are living well in the current situation.Here, basically all options to somehow MOVE have been cut.All sport centres are closed and the weather is so nasty that even running is not possible.I cannot even move too much at home because I share room with my sister and there is simply not enough room.After longer time I would like to ask about something.I have already realised that I am able to perform dropshots even from quite good lobs.I have taken my control to really an...
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Authorities circulate photos of men suspected of firing at deputy in Altadena

Authorities Wednesday circulated photos of two men accused of shooting at a sheriff’s deputy in Altadena. The ambush occurred Friday about 12:35 p.m., while the deputy was driving a marked patrol vehicle northbound on Fair Oaks Avenue, near Calaveras Street, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The deputy was not injured in the shooting. One suspect pointed a firearm in her direction and fired several times, the Sheriff’s Department said. He then ran away with a second suspe...
Tags: News, Shooting, Police, Sport, Soccer, Lapd, Los Angeles County, Altadena, San Jacinto, LA County, Sheriff s Department, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department, Fair Oaks Avenue, VILLANUEVA, Alex Villanueva, LA County Sheriff's Department

Italy’s 1982 World Cup hero Paolo Rossi dead at 64

Rome (AFP) – Paolo Rossi, a hero of Italian football who fired the Azzurri to victory in the 1982 World Cup, has died aged 64, prompting an outpouring of grief and tributes. Rossi’s wife Federica... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Correcting technique flaws

Hello, I have already identified several flaws in my FH counterhit technique: 1) Not holding the paddle loose between hits 2) Not tracking the ball enough with my eyes 3) After salute, too slow to retract/lower the arm to the Ready Position Right now I am practicing with a robot, but soon can have a partner. My first question is: do I correct these flaws one at a time or should I try all? And how soon, in hours trained with robot, before I can try to see if my technique improved vs a practice pa...
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Steven Smith: David Warner's absence will test Australia's depth against 'good Indian outfit'

Ishant Sharma's absence for the Test series will be a "big loss" for India, Australia batsman said
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Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reveals past prostate cancer diagnosis in essay

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar revealed he had prostate cancer and heart bypass surgery in a magazine article he wrote about health risks faced by Blacks. Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA’s career scoring leader, provided no other details about the prostate cancer in the piece he wrote for WebMD that first appeared Wednesday. A publicist for Abdul-Jabbar, 73, said this is the first time he has spoken about his prostate cancer. Abdul-Jabbar, who was the starting center for the Lakers’ five NBA championship teams of th...
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US overpowers El Salvador in soccer friendly

Los Angeles (AFP) – Chris Mueller made the most of his international debut and veteran Paul Arriola scored in his first start since suffering a torn Achilles tendon as the US routed El Salvador 6-0... Visit for the rest of the story.
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In a season with COVID-19, Lakers say priorities are to protect their families

High on the list of sacrifices in the NBA bubble, most players put family time right at the top. Many struggled with the isolation from their wives, children and other loved ones during the three-month run at Disney World. , some players – such as LeBron James and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope – made the difficult decision to leave their kids at home in more familiar environments rather than dragging them out to quarantine in Orlando, Fla. Gearing up for a slightly more conventional season, where th...
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Armpit advertising: Australian cricket umpires to carry deodorant ads under their arms

Underarm ads for deodorant believed to be a world firstUmpires to wear the ads during Big Bash League gamesCricket advertising is set for areas never before reached, with umpires in Australia’s Big Bash League to advertise a new sponsor in their underarms.In a groundbreaking “armpit advertising” campaign revealed on Thursday, Cricket Australia announced a commercial partnership with the Australian deodorant and antiperspirant brand Rexona.
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Italy’s 1982 World Cup hero Paolo Rossi dead at 64: media

Rome (AFP) – Paolo Rossi, a hero of Italian football who inspired the national side to victory in the 1982 World Cup, has died aged 64, Italian media reported on Thursday. They paid tribute to... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Why intensive-care unit beds are focus of coronavirus shutdowns

At the heart of the state’s latest coronavirus stay-at-home orders, which Southern California triggered over the weekend, sits a single metric: Available intensive-care unit beds. That metric, established by the California Department of Public Health, is the most-recent wonky medical term to take a starring role in gauging the state’s fight against the coronavirus — and it is one that officials say is key to preventing the healthcare system from being overrun. Under the new state policy in Calif...
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Southern California leaders hope to close digital divide

A new Southern California effort aims to address an inequality spotlighted by the coronavirus pandemic — the digital divide. Inland entrepreneur Steve PonTell and San Bernardino County Supervisor Curt Hagman are bringing together leaders in business, government, technology and other fields to find ways to close the divide. The divide refers to the gap between people who have access to broadband internet service and those who do not. Former state Assemblyman Lloyd Levine estimates that nearly 25%...
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Bereaved parents gather in San Bernardino to demand stiffer penalties in fentanyl-related deaths

They stood on the steps outside the San Bernardino Police Department on Wednesday, Dec. 9, the parents of children whose lives were cut short by a cheap synthetic opiod called fentanyl, demanding stiffer penalties for dealers who sold their children the drug. They held signs saying, “Why are drug dealers getting away with murder?” “Re-activate investigations on street drug poisonings,” and “Forgotten victims of drug induced homicide. We will not be silenced!” Among them was retired San Bernardin...
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Updated 2021 NFL draft order: Broncos now sit 10th

Heading into Week 14 of the NFL season, the winless Jets remain atop the NFL draft order for 2021. The Jaguars, who have one win, could become the first team to go 1-15 and not finish with the worst record in the league. The Broncos moved i
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Power Ranking the NFL's 32 starting quarterbacks entering Week 14

The top 10 of DJ Bean's Power Rankings of all 32 NFL starting quarterbacks has been shuffled up as we enter Week 14. Here's how the QBs...
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USA Gymnastics suspension of Maggie Haney reduced

An arbitrator has reduced USA Gymnastics suspension of former U.S. Olympic and national team coach Maggie Haney for physical, verbal and emotional abuse from eight to five years. A USA Gymnastics hearing panel in May, after several weeks of testimony over the course of two months, found Haney, coach of Olympic champion Laurie Hernandez and world champion Riley McCusker, “engaged in severe aggressive behavior toward a minor that included teasing and ridiculing that was intended to control and dim...
Tags: News, New York City, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Olympics, New Jersey, Ucla, Levine, Hernandez, McCusker, USA Gymnastics, Haney, USAG, Laurie Hernandez, Rafer Johnson

CSU system plans return to in-person learning in fall 2021

The California State University system, the nation’s largest public four-year higher education institution, will look toward returning students to in-person learning in fall 2021, which would be about a year-and-a-half since shuttering campuses at the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March. The CSU system, headquartered in Long Beach but with 23 campuses throughout the state, announced plans to bring students back to campus on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Cal State officials had kept the timeline for ...
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Hoornstra: Foul ball victims and their advocates have a message to spread

Within any good collection of inspirational quote posters, you’ll find a variation on this one: “When everything feels like an uphill struggle, just think of the view from the top.” Down at the bottom of the hill, Jordan Skopp is preparing to take a long walk. Skopp is the author of a forthcoming book focused on protecting fans from errant foul balls in professional parks. Depending on your point of view, now is either the best or worst time to take up this torch. After all, baseball did a prett...
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Despite fireball of a finish, SpaceX deems Starship’s test flight a success

SpaceX launches its first high altitude prototype starship SN8 Wednesday from their tests super heavy-lift facility in Boca Chica, Texas, U.S. December 9, 2020. The starship had some kind of engine failure during the test and crashed at the landing sight. Photo by Gene Blevins/Contributing Photographer SpaceX launches its first high altitude prototype starship SN8 Wednesday from their tests super heavy-lift facility in Boca Chica, Texas, U.S. December 9, 2020. The starship had some kind of en...
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Alexander: Lancaster is out of time, and out of baseball

The word came down Wednesday afternoon, on the day that major league baseball’s 30 teams were extending “invitations” to their prospective minor league partners: Lancaster and the Antelope Valley would be on the outside, noses pressed against the figurative glass as the business of baseball proceeded without them. Earlier in the day, Baseball America published a list of those “invitations,” the vast majority of which came under the heading of fait accompli. There were 120 available spots, and 11...
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Proposed bill would require in-person instruction at schools when a county’s COVID stats improve

Several California lawmakers are proposing an urgency bill to require California schools resume in-person instruction once their county progresses out of the most restrictive tier of the state’s coronavirus tracking system. If adopted by the state Legislature, AB10 would require after March 1 that once a county enters at least the red tier, schools would have to reopen classrooms within two weeks, following public health guidance. Currently school district leaders make the decision when to retur...
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Mookie Betts adds All-MLB selection to list of honors in first season with Dodgers

The All-Star Game scheduled for Dodger Stadium in 2020 was postponed. But the All-MLB teams were announced on Wednesday, giving baseball’s best players another way to pad their résumés. In his first season with the Dodgers, right fielder Mookie Betts was named to the All-MLB first team. Shortstop Corey Seager and starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw were named to the All-MLB second team. Justin Turner was a finalist at third base. The All-MLB awards were started in 2019. Selections were made by a co...
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CIF-SS commissioner talks with student-athletes about sports shutdown, encourages them to stay ready for return

CIF Southern Section commissioner Rob Wigod often says he and his staff “are in the kids business.” That is, the business of giving high school kids the best sports experience the section can provide. Wigod on Wednesday, Dec. 9 went straight to the kids, taking questions from high school student-athletes during a live hour-long question-and-answer session shown on YouTube. At times it was apparent Wigod has become weary of waiting for the state government and/or the California Department of Publ...
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Paolo Rossi, Italian football great and World Cup winner, dies aged 64

Former Juventus and AC Milan striker won 1982 World CupRossi had been working for RAI TV who announced newsPaolo Rossi, the star of Italy’s 1982 World Cup-winning team, has died at the age of 64.The news was announced in the early hours of Thursday morning by Italian TV channel RAI Sport, for whom Rossi had been working as a pundit. Continue reading...
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COVID pay: Supermarket chains offer temporary bonuses, perks for employees

Southern California supermarket chains have provided a variety of temporary bonuses and perks to weary frontline workers as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, but a union that represents many of the employees says that’s not enough. Last week, Stater Bros. announced it had reinstated its $2 hourly bonus for most employees. The extra pay applies to hourly employees in its supermarkets, distribution centers, transportation network, corporate offices and construction division. It will run for three we...
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Phinsider Question Of The Day Edition 12/09/2020

Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images Our Miami Dolphins went out last Sunday and did what we all expected them to do. Take care of a subpar NFL team, in the Cincinnati Bengals, and securing another win, brining
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Shawn Williams' one-game suspension upheld on appeal

Bengals safety Shawn Williams lost his appeal of his one-game suspension, the league announced. Hearing officer Derrick Brooks, jointly appointed by the NFL and NFLPA, upheld the league's suspension, so Williams will not play Sunday again
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Hanukkah brings light to Jewish community amid global pandemic

Each year, Temple Beth El’s youth group in Riverside gathers in the home of one of its members to package gifts for those in need, have a holiday dinner together, recite special prayers, sing Hanukkah songs and light the menorah, a candelabrum that is lit each night during the eight-day celebration. But this year, because of the coronavirus pandemic, they will celebrate virtually, said Carolee Jaspan, a long-time temple elder who has guided the group. They’ll donate online to groups that help th...
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Dolphins elevate Nate Holley to active roster as COVID-19 replacement

The Dolphins elevated safety Nate Holley to the active roster as a COVID-19 replacement for Sunday's game, the team announced Wednesday. Holley made his NFL debut last week, playing 11 special teams snaps. The Dolphins signed Holley on Aug.
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