The Eastern Mountain Lion Mystery

Puma. Painter. Panther. Cougar. Catamount. El Leon. Ghost cat. With 18 native South American names, 25 Native American names, and 40 English names, this big cat has a big list of sobriquets that all boil down to the same thing: mountain lion. It was hunted to extinction last century, but throughout the Blue Ridge, there are claims from locals that the cat has returned. The folks with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service help set the record straight. The last confirmed records of the Eastern Coug...
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My Addiction Starts with a B

  I am in full baby mode now that Chelsea is four months pregnant. My train was an hour wait. Instead of reading, or having lunch I found myself walking towards the baby boutique to indulge in the inevitable baby clothes. Oh my it could be worse than my addiction to the brocante. I for one never thought that could happen but here I am in full baby mode, little clothes are really sweet! February seventh Chelsea and Martin will find out the gender. Certainly, that will open the closet to a fuller...
Tags: Travel, Chelsea, Martin, Yann, French la Vie, The Baby to Be

Man City's Benjamin Mendy back with first team for Carabao Cup match

Manchester City started slowly, but eventually strolled to a three-goal win over bottom side Huddersfield Town. Manchester City started slowly, but eventually strolled to a three-goal win over bottom side Huddersfield Town. Manchester City started slowly, but eventually strolled to a three-goal win over bottom side Huddersfield Town. MANCHESTER, England -- Benjamin Mendy is back in the squad for Manchester City's trip to Burton Albion with Pep Guardiola set to name a stro...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, Burton Albion, Kevin De Bruyne, Huddersfield Town, Benjamin Mendy, English Premier League, Guardiola, MANCHESTER England, Huddersfield Town Manchester City, Phil Foden, English Carabao Cup

Bruins look to stay healthy after mid-winter break

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins almost made it into their mid-winter break completely healthy. Forward Joakim Nordstrom is recovering from a fractured lower leg and goaltender Tuukka Rask is dealing with a concussion sustained against the New York Rangers on Saturday. Otherwise, the Bruins’ lineup from the start of the season was on the […]
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The high limit gaming experience is changing at Southern California casinos, here’s how

Make your way past the flashing lights and noise of the regular gaming floor at a Southern California casino and you will likely find more secluded spaces, where the minimum bets are much higher and the experience is elevated to match. These high limit gaming rooms are often decked out with luxe furnishings, food, drinks and dedicated employees. And just as many Southern California casinos are expanding and renovating, they’re also updating their high limit rooms. Many are separating their high ...
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Doctor In Louisiana Offers Free Eye Exams To NFL Referees

Many in New Orleans believe their Saints lost a trip to the Super Bowl because a referee missed a pass interference penalty Sunday. The Saints lost that game to the Los Angeles Rams.
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Mario Balotelli set to join Marseille until end of season - source

Mario Balotelli will have his medical with Marseille on Wednesday. Italy international Mario Balotelli is set to join Marseille until the end of the season, a source close to the player has told ESPN FC. Transfers How a transfer works With help from former Tottenham and Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli, we show you a step-by-step guide to a transfer. What's a medical like? Can a 44-year-old man cut it in the Premier League? Our writer suffers -- and suffers some more -- ...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Story, Liverpool, Manchester City, Marseille, Italy, Mario Balotelli, Tottenham, Transfers, Mls, Espn, Nice, Inter Milan, Barca

Quick Hits: Atlantic seismic oil permit blocked during shutdown

Virginia governor announces Environmental Justice Council Virginia governor Ralph Northam has issued Executive Order 29, which reestablishes the Virginia Council on Environmental Justice. The council will be responsible for issuing recommendations focused on engaging minority, low-income, and underserved communities; public health; best practices for local governments; climate change and resilience; transportation systems; clean energy transition; and outdoor access. In a statement, Kendyl Cra...
Tags: Politics, Virginia, Environment, Events, Sport, Atlantic, Cycling, Interior Department, Council, South Carolina, Issues, Trump, Blu, Crawford, Ralph Northam, Go Outside

National Geographic exhibit focuses on the powerful work of 11 female photographers

For 130 years National Geographic has been reporting from around the world, exposing readers to far-flung stories they might have never otherwise known about. The photographs accompanying these pieces are often striking and memorable. “Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment,” a traveling exhibit organized by the magazine, is on display at the Forest Lawn Museum in Glendale through April 7. It features nearly 100 images by 11 female photographers: Lynsey Addario, Kitra C...
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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...
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Wild Outlast Golden Knights – Coyle Nets Winner Late

LAS VEGAS — Charlie Coyle scored his second game-winning goal of the season with 5:31 remaining to lift the Minnesota Wild past the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 on Monday. With the win, the Wild moved past Colorado and Vancouver into the top wild-card slot in the Western Conference. Minnesota takes on Colorado on Wednesday, the final game before the All-Star break for both teams. With the puck was loose in front of the net, Jared Spurgeon sent a perfect pass to Coyle, who beat Vegas goaltender Marc-...
Tags: Usa, Minnesota, Colorado, Wild, Sport, Nashville, Vancouver, Las Vegas, Hockey, NHL, Pacific, Calgary, Vegas, Minnesota Wild, Dubnyk, Devan Dubnyk

Rock solid defending in 5 weeks PART 1

If you want to win matches, you have to be solid at the back. Over five weeks this series will show you how to tighten up your defence and make your team impregnable MORE
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Peter Chiarelli Fired by Edmonton Oilers

In an announcement that came late Tuesday night, the Edmonton Oilers have fired general manager Peter Chiarelli. In a Twitter post from TSN’s Ryan Rishaug, it was reported and confirmed by TSN that the Oilers have released Chiarelli after a third consecutive loss, this time to the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday evening. Peter Chiarelli has been fired by the Oilers. Done deal — Ryan Rishaug (@TSNRyanRishaug) January 23, 2019 The firing brings an end to the question of whether or not the Oilers...
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Arsenal defender Bellerin out up to nine months after anterior cruciate ligament rupture

The guys discuss whether Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri needs to adjust from his typical tactics, with Manchester United and Arsenal showing good form. Check out how Europe's top clubs fared at the weekend, including PSG's 9-0, a big night for Arsenal and another win for Manchester United. Get caught up on all the major headlines from Week 23 in the Premier League with the Exploding Heads, from Arsenal players' new tattoos, to Sarri getting trolled. Week...
Tags: Europe, Football, America, Sport, Story, Chelsea, Premier League, Italy, Arsenal, Argentina, Espn, Psg, Buenos Aires, Hector Bellerin, Mourinho, English Premier League

Higuain joins Chelsea on loan; Sarri says Milan problems not a 'failure'

With Gonzalo Higuain set to be loaned out to Chelsea by Milan, the FC guys question if he'll be able to solve Chelsea's woes in front of goal. Chelsea's Olivier Giroud believes the arrival of Gonzalo Higuain will benefit the club and the competition for places in attack can push them to winning trophies. With Gonzalo Higuain enduring an inconsistent season at Milan, the FC crew assess whether he is worth the price for top-four hopefuls Chelsea. LONDON -- Gonzalo...
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Aaron Pico prepares for Henry Corrales at Bellator 214, then championships in MMA and boxing

HOLLYWOOD — Aaron Pico sits on a stool at the famed Wild Card Boxing Club on Vine Street and seems entirely in his element. Pico wraps his hands for a sparring session under the watch of acclaimed boxing trainer Freddie Roach. Also looking on, from the posters and photos on the walls surrounding the ring, are some of Roach’s elite clients: Manny Pacquiao, Miguel Cotto, Sergey Kovalev, boxing champions all. This workout, however, is done with MMA in mind. This is a striking session, not boxing. T...
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Fly Fishing In Slovenia

I love travel and destination fly fishing.  You may recall last year I posted about a guide service in the Pyrenees (Spain). Heck, one of my readers even took them up on a guided outing! Recently, I was contacted by Aitor Serrano, a guide from Slovenia to share some information about his home waters. After seeing what Slovenia has to offer, I couldn't help but allow him to post about his country and services as well. The following is in his words... Fly Fishing in Slovenia Marble trout, graylin...
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Photos: Looking back at the LAUSD teachers strike — a visual history

What started as picketing in the rain last week turned into celebration at Grand Park in sunshine. After nine days of teacher striking and intense last-minute marathon bargaining brokered by LA’s mayor, the Los Angeles Unified School District and the union representing its 30,000 teachers agreed on a deal to end the district’s first teacher walkout in 30 years. Read full coverage here From the San Fernando Valley to the South Bay, here’s just a glimpse at the images that defined a history-making...
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Skied at Winter Park on January 21, 2019

After a big storm, I had lots of fun exploring the Eagle Wind territory. Early morning bumps at Winter Park I started the day a little after 9:30 AM (on a Monday) so I had the whole place to myself. It had been a very crowded weekend with, from what I heard, anywhere from 15,000-17,000 people on Saturday and Sunday. My first ride up the new gondola was speedy and pleasant, it’s such a solid improvement to the base of Winter Park. From the gondola, I wandered down towards Mary Jane...
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UW Huskies 2019 outlook: What will offense look like with Jacob Eason, Salvon Ahmed in backfield?

No more Jake Browning. No more Myles Gaskin. It's a new era for the Husky offense, and there is reason for optimism. Here's a position-by-position breakdown of a new-look Washington attack.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Jake Browning, Huskies, Husky Football, UW Huskies, Myles Gaskin, Jacob Eason Salvon Ahmed

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher Just Adopted a New Puppy

Carrie Underwood Image Group LA/ABC/Getty Images A family expansion! Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher have a new addition in their household — and no, she didn’t give birth yet. The former NHL pro, 38, recently shared on Instagram that he and his country singer wife adopted an adorable pup! “Meet the newest member of our family!” he wrote alongside a sweet shot of the pooch, revealing their 3-year-old son picked the moniker: “Isaiah affectionately named him Zero. I guess it fits because i...
Tags: Religion, Canada, Carrie Underwood, NHL, US Weekly, Penny, Carrie, Underwood, Isaiah, Mike Fisher, MUSIC CELEBS, Carrie Underwood Image Group LA ABC Getty Images, Zac Efron Hilary Duff

Embiid leads 76ers to 121-93 rout of Harden, Rockets

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 32 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past fellow MVP contender James Harden and the Houston Rockets 121-93 on Monday night. Harden, selected Western Conference player of the week on Monday, finished with 37 points — giving him 20 straight games with at least 30. Philadelphia […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Philadelphia, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Western Conference, Joel Embiid, Harden Rockets

Kings Rally to Beat Blues – LaDue Gets Winner

LOS ANGELES — Paul LaDue scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period, and the Los Angeles Kings rallied for a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Monday. LaDue, who was playing in only his 15th game this season and first since Dec. 29, snapped a wrist shot from the right faceoff circle past Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington for his second goal of the season. Jonathan Quick stopped 33 shots to earn his 302nd NHL victory, which is fourth-best among U.S.-born goaltenders. Los Ang...
Tags: Colorado, Los Angeles, Sport, Kings, Blues, AHL, Hockey, NHL, St Louis, New York Islanders, Dustin Brown, Los Angeles Kings, Ontario, Quick, Ryan O Reilly, Tyler Toffoli

River City Bicycles employee dies in kayaking accident

Kevin Neidorf, 1990-2019.(Photo courtesy River City Bicycles) Portland’s close-knit community of bicycle lovers is mourning the loss of Kevin Neidorf. According to the River City Bicycles website, Neidorf’s kayak rolled over in a Class II rapid on Hood River on Saturday and attempts to revive him were not successful. He died at Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland. Neidorf was 28 years old and worked at River City Bicycles as marketing and creative content director. Here’s more from the shop’s...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, New Zealand, East Coast, Belmont, Kevin, Hood River, River City, Jonathan Maus, Legacy Emanuel Hospital, River City Bicycles, BP Headlines, Drew Coleman, Kevin Neidorf

Juventus reveal full details of Gonzalo Higuaín’s Chelsea move

It’s finally done! Juventus have revealed how much it would cost Chelsea to make Gonzalo Higuain’s move permanent at the end his initial loan deal. Higuain has been in the news for a fair few weeks now. ‘Pipita’ had been linked with a move away from AC Milan to join up with former boss Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea. That lead to this week where that move was seemingly sped up and a deal for Higuain was completed. Chelsea announced the deal as a loan move until the end of the season but Juventus hav...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Tottenham, Juventus, Chelsea FC, Ac Milan, Udinese, Turin, Liam Twomey, Maurizio Sarri, Gonzalo Higuain, Higuain, Stadio Friuli

How to Run in the Dark

The worst part about morning runs in the winter isn’t the cold (we know how to dress for that), but the dark. Even after the solstice, sunrise is still fairly late in the morning, and there are precious few minutes of light in the evenings as well. How do you run outdoors safely? Read more...
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Inside the room: Edgar Martinez brings his trademark cool to Hall of Fame moment

Not even 10 long years of waiting for his Cooperstown call could crack the Mariners DH's stoic facade, but two disparate places — Seattle and Puerto Rico — are doing all the whooping and hollering for him.
Tags: News, Sports, Mlb, Seattle, Hall of Fame, Mariners, Puerto Rico, Cooperstown, Edgar Martinez

Where to find Bolivar vs. Defensor Sporting on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Bolivar vs. Defensor Sporting on US TV in Copa Libertadores, you’ve come to the right place. It’s the debut night of Copa Libertadores coverage on US television with Bolivar against Defensor Sporting kicking things off in Spanish-language on beIN SPORTS en Español. With Comcast Xfinity and DIRECTV dropping beIN SPORTS en Español, be sure you don’t miss out on the new Copa Libertadores season, which you can watch for free with a trial to fuboTV. Mor...
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Barcelona sign Frenkie de Jong from Ajax for ¬75m, joins in summer

With Frenkie de Jong's move from Ajax to Barcelona now official, ESPN FC's Julien Laurens gives his take on how he will fit in at the Camp Nou. With Barcelona's late coup for Frenkie de Jong complete, check out what the budding Dutch star brings to the Camp Nou. ESPN FC's Julien Laurens reveals the latest on Barcelona's efforts to land Ajax youngster Frenkie de Jong. Barcelona have signed Frenkie de Jong from Ajax in a deal worth an initial €75 million...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Barcelona, Ajax, Story, Bayern Munich, Transfers, Espn, Barca, Ajax Amsterdam, Fc Barcelona, Julien Laurens, De Jong, Spanish Primera Division, Paris Saint Germain Manchester City

Atlanta stadium field already covered with Super Bowl paint

ATLANTA (AP) — As if the road closures surrounding Mercedes-Benz Stadium were not convincing signs that the countdown to Super Bowl 53 has started in Atlanta, one look inside the facility drives the point home. The end zones and sidelines already are painted with the Patriots and Rams names and colors. That work was done […]
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