Thirty Meter Telescope Project Partners Sign Master Agreement

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Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Subscribe Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenacenter_img Make a comment faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Top of the News Business News Science and Technology Thirty Meter Telescope Project Partners Sign Master Agreement By JESSICA STOLLER-CONRAD Published on Monday, July 29, 2013 | 4:51 pm Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * An artist’s interpretation of the TMT on Mauna Kea. Credit: TMT Observatory CorporationScientific authorities on the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project announced on Friday that they have now signed a master agreement formalizing project goals and providing a governing framework for the international collaboration. TMT is a partnership among Caltech, the University of California, and a number of astronomical observatories and institutions from Canada, China, India, and Japan.TMT is a unique and vibrant collaboration among universities in the United States with institutions in the nations of Canada, China, India and Japan, and with major funding from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Uniting these various parties under a Master Agreement stands as a significant accomplishment for TMT as a scientific endeavor with global reach.“The signing of this Master Agreement marks a major milestone in the official commitment to and formalization of this global collaboration, ensuring that the TMT project is on schedule and progressing smoothly,” said Henry Yang, Chair of the TMT Collaborative Board. “We have been working towards this moment for a long time and this is a special day for astronomy’s next-generation observatory.”The Master Agreement brings together the TMT partners for the purpose of developing, designing, financing, constructing, commissioning, operating and decommissioning a next-generation, thirty meter-class astronomical observatory.“We are pleased with this vote of confidence from the scientific authorities,” said Edward Stone, Vice Chair of the TMT Board. “Their signing of this Master Agreement is a key endorsement of TMT’s scientific merits as well as the project’s overall implementation plan.”Looking ahead, the next step will be for the financial authorities of the partners to similarly sign the document and finalize the funding plan.“With the scientific authorities now all on board, we welcome and look forward to the critical support of the remaining financial authorities in advancing the TMT project,” said Yang.2013 has been a busy and successful year for TMT, and the signing of the Master Agreement is a major step forward in the creation of a revolutionary astronomical facility. Construction of TMT is planned to begin in April 2014 and TMT is scheduled to begin scientific operations in 2022 on Mauna Kea, Hawaii.Signatories of the Master AgreementThe signatories of the Master Agreement are: Donald E. Brooks, Chair of the Association of Canadian Universities for Research in Astronomy (ACURA) Institutional Council; Jean-Lou Chameau, President of the California Institute of Technology; Masahiko Hayashi, Director General of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ); Dr. P. Sreekumar, Director of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics; Jun Yan, Director General of the National Astronomical Observatories of China (NAOC) and Mark Yudof, President of the University of California.Statements from TMT Partners“ACURA is pleased to be a partner in signing the Master Agreement as Scientific Authority, and is currently engaged with the National Research Council to discuss moving the project forward for funding in Canada. TMT will be a vital resource for research in Canadian universities. It will deepen our knowledge of many of the major issues in astronomy & astrophysics in ways that would not be possible without such a new generation telescope,” said Ernie Seaquist, Executive Director of the Association of Canadian Universities for Research in Astronomy (ACURA).“China is excited to be an active partner of such a world-leading facility, which represents a quantum leap for our community. With yet another major step taken, we look forward to many decades of solving the mysteries of the cosmos from Mauna Kea,” said Jun Yan, Director General of the National Astronomical Observatories of China.”We are delighted to start contribution to make this scientific enterprise a reality. We believe TMT and Subaru will be a good match to explore many key riddles of the Universe,” said Prof. Masahiko Hayashi, the Director General of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan.“TMT-India is extremely happy to participate in the joint signing of the TMT Master Agreement. It is an important milestone in our global endeavor to raise astronomical observations to a new level with the promise of exciting science. With a large number of young students and researchers in our growing academic program, the Indian astronomical community sees the complete realization of the TMT project as an important stimulus to astrophysics research programs in India. We look forward to jointly addressing the next milestone in this program,” said Dr. P. Sreekumar, Director, Indian Institute of Astrophysics.About the Gordon and Betty Moore FoundationThe Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation believes in bold ideas that create enduring impact in the areas of science, environmental conservation and patient care. Intel co-founder Gordon and his wife Betty established the foundation to create positive change around the world and at home in the San Francisco Bay Area. Science looks for opportunities to transform–or even create–entire fields by investing in early-stage research, emerging fields and top research scientists. Environmental conservation efforts promote sustainability, protect critical ecological systems and align conservation needs with human development. Patient care focuses on eliminating preventable harms and unnecessary healthcare costs through meaningful engagement of patients and their families in a supportive, redesigned healthcare system. Visit us at Moore.org or follow @MooreScientific.About TMTTMT is the next-generation astronomical observatory that is scheduled to begin scientific operations in 2022 on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. TMT is a collaboration of the California Institute of Technology, University of California, the Association of Canadian Universities for Research in Astronomy, the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, a consortium of Chinese institutions led by the National Astronomical Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and institutions in India supported by the Department of Science and Technology of India. Major funding has been provided by the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation. For more information, visit tmt.org , www.facebook.com/TMTHawaii or follow @TMTHawaii.last_img read more

Dive in! Michael Phelps talks speed + excellence at THINK 18

first_imgMichael Phelps is the most decorated swimmer in history and he’s heading to the THINK 18 stage to share his insights on how setting your sights, working your hardest and competing with conviction can help you win the day.Where Speed + Excellence Takes YouPhelps is sure to set the tone for THINK 18, where the credit union industry’s most forward-thinking innovators take on the challenges of the future. This year’s theme, “Race to Excellence,” centers around the twin demands of rapid change and an intensifying need for intelligence.How fast does the digital world spin? Consumer expectations, technological breakthroughs and a culture of change demand a constant whirlwind of innovation and action. Yet, it’s never been more critical to develop a deep understanding of where the world, your members and your organization are heading.THINK 18, the premier credit union innovation conference, May 7 to 10, 2018, at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, Arizona, will feature an action-packed four days of all-star keynotes, lively dialogue and debate, and collaborative strategizing in an unparalleled setting of natural beauty. continue reading » 6SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Citizens: Stand up against overtaxation

first_imgWhen are all of hard-working taxpayers and property owners going to smarten up about yourselves being taken with overtaxation, such as in school taxes and property taxes? What happened to the days of children going to school and learning the basics — like reading, English, history and science — to earn a living or go on to college? I will tell you, this, the unions have changed everything. The teachers’ union is a pawn for Democratic Party. The majority of union dues goes to Dems. Plus, the politicians give in to all their demands. Pensions at 50 and 55; that’s outrageous. We have double-dipping, people collecting pensions and salaries. How long do you think people are going to just keep paying for that? Kids are not learning in class because parents don’t correct them. Be parents instead of friends with your kids. Teachers don’t have control of classrooms like years before because the angels’ parents are afraid of their own shadows, raising their kids same way.  The point is rise up and demand a cut to benefits. Soon, your taxes will go down. Keep voting for politicians who have backbone and do the will of people and taxpayers. Take a hard look at what you’re getting for your taxes. The question should be: Do I/they really need this or do I want this? Get along. Going along is out. Think and act for yourselves.Al Marvell ScotiaMore from The Daily Gazette:Foss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusSchenectady teens accused of Scotia auto theft, chase; Ended in Clifton Park crash, Saratoga Sheriff…EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motorists Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinionlast_img read more

RE St Quintin loses Davies

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UK secretary confirms plan to match ambition of EU sustainable finance

first_imgJohn Glen, the economic secretary to the UK treasury, has confirmed the UK’s intent to, “at the very least”, match the ambition of the European Union’s sustainable finance action plan despite current events such as the pandemic and the state of the global economy.Addressing a conference organised by the Investment Association on Monday, he said: “Recent events have illustrated just how vital this agenda is. Although tackling COVID-19 remains the government’s priority, having thrown into sharp relief the importance of the S in ESG, the climate crisis hasn’t gone away, and it is more important than ever that we take environmental, social and governance factors into account as we rebuild our country.”He noted the UK’s “ambition for inter-operable global standards to drive forward the transition to net zero while providing the opportunity for UK asset managers to become global leaders in this field – capturing the opportunity from green finance within the UK market”.He said he would disclose more initiatives the UK is taking in order to match the ambition of the EU’s action plan “in due course”. Glen added that sustainability and responsible investment continued to be at the top of his agenda, and said the investment management sector’s work in this area would also be important as the UK “looks to deepen” its relationship with international partners.Following the Financial Reporting Council’s revised UK Stewardship Code which took effect on 1 January 2020, Glen said he would continue to encourage the asset management sector to adopt it.“We want to help asset managers become effective stewards on behalf of clients by holding the companies they invest in to account,” he said.He also highlighted the UK’s commitment to reach net zero by 2050: “The UK was the first major economy to make such a pledge, and the Treasury is now conducting a review on how best to fund the transition to net zero.”Furthermore, he called for more action from the investment management industry as it played a crucial role “in addressing these issues through the development of responsible investing”.“For our climate, there is more for you to do in making your own net zero commitments; by supporting accurate disclosures through TCFD (Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures), financing green projects, and moving away from the polluting growth models of the past,” he said.To read the digital edition of IPE’s latest magazine click here.last_img read more

Yunier Dorticos vs. Andrew Tabiti: fight date, how to watch, live stream WBSS semifinal

first_imgDAZN can be live-streamed via smartphone, computers/laptops, tablets, smart TVs, set-top boxes and video game consoles, as well as DAZN.com.Yunier Dorticos record and bioName: Yunier DorticosNationality: CubanBorn: 03-11-1986Height: 6’3”Reach: 80”Total fights: 24Record: 23-1 with 21 knockoutsAndrew Tabiti record and bioName: Andrew TabitiNationality: AmericanBorn: 09-20-1989Height: 6’1”Reach: 76½”Total fights: 17Record: 17-0 with 13 knockoutsMairis Briedis vs. Krzysztof Glowacki fight cardMain CardYunier Dorticos vs. Andrew Tabiti; vacant IBF cruiserweight title​Mairis Briedis vs. Krzysztof Glowacki; WBO & vacant WBC world cruiserweight titlesUndercardRichards Bolotniks vs. Gasan Gasanov; light heavyweightsNikolajs Grisunins vs. Vaclav Pejsar; cruiserweightsJevgenijs Aleksejevs vs. Siarhei Khamitski; super middleweightsMarcis Grundulis vs. Evgeny Vazem; super lightweightsOskars Grosmanis vs. Rustam Kumykov; middleweights Yunier Dorticos and Andrew Tabiti will battle it out in the semifinals of the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight division on June 15 in Riga, Latvia, live on DAZN.The vacant IBF cruiserweight title will also be on the line, and the winner will advance to the final to face either Mairis Briedis or Krzysztof Glowacki, who also fight on the same night.   Dorticos (23-1, 21 KOs), from Cuba, won a tough 12-round unanimous decision over Mateusz Masternak in his quarterfinal. The KO artist has the chance of redeeming himself after last year’s semifinal defeat against Murat Gassiev and reach the final for the Muhammad Ali Trophy in the cruiserweight edition of the WBSS.”It was an amazing experience that taught me a whole lot,” Dorticos said in a WBSS press release. “Gassiev was a totally different fighter than what Tabiti is. The experience I gained in last year’s semifinal will definitely make the difference in the Season 2 semifinal this time around.”Dorticos went on to add, “I respect any man who gets in a ring, but Tabiti is in my way to the final and I will eliminate him at all cost. The fans in Riga can expect a show. I’m a prize fighter, and I’m going to make sure they get their money’s worth and more. When ‘The KO Doctor’ goes in that ring it will be nothing but fireworks and excitement. I don’t come to run, I come to fight!”MORE: Join DAZN to watch Dorticos vs. Tabiti and 100+ fight nights a year‘The Beast’ Tabiti (17-0, 13 KOs), a rising star among the Floyd Mayweather Promotions stable and who is trained by Floyd Mayweather Sr., has a dream of becoming a household name like his promoter, and the path to recognition is going through the World Boxing Super Series and the quest for the Ali Trophy.”I’ve been waiting for the opportunity to prove I’m one of the best in my division since the beginning of my career,” said Tabiti. “I believe this semifinal will show the world that I’m world champion material and able to win the trophy. The explosive power-puncher is poised to enter the Arena Riga on June 15 and show his “A game,” and the American predicts he will face Latvia’s Mairis Briedis in the final later this year. “I believe it is going to be Briedis and I. At first I thought Glowacki was a better fighter, but I looked him over again, and I think Briedis will take this fight. I see myself and Briedis in the final.”When is the Yunier Dorticos vs. Andrew Tabiti fight?Yunier Dorticos vs. Andrew Tabiti will take place on June 15.Where is the Yunier Dorticos vs. Andrew Tabiti fight?The WBSS semifinals featuring Yunier Dorticos vs. Andrew Tabiti and Mairis Briedis vs. Krzysztof Glowacki will take place at the Arena Riga in Riga Latvia. The 14,500-capacity indoor arena was opened in 2016 and is primarily used for hockey, basketball and concerts.What time does Yunier Dorticos vs. Andrew Tabiti start?The Yunier Dorticos vs. Andrew Tabiti fight undercard is set to begin at 2 p.m. ET, with the main card slated for a 4:15 p.m. start, both on DAZN.How to watch Yunier Dorticos vs. Andrew TabitiThe WBSS semifinal between Yunier Dorticos vs. Andrew Tabiti is available on DAZN, the global live-sports streaming service.A new subscriber to DAZN can sign up for a monthly subscription or annual pass to watch the fight. The annual pass — which includes access to all of DAZN’s live events, as well as highlights, full replays, behind-the-scenes features, original shows and live reports — is $99.99, which averages out to a little over $8 a month. For those who want a monthly-plan instead of the longer-term value, fight fans can sign up for a monthly option for $19.99.For current subscribers, the fight is already included as part of your plan.last_img read more

Saints’ Super Bowl ambitions cursed again with yet another unholy replay debacle

first_imgThat doesn’t excuse the conduct or performance of the league’s officiating HQ. The Seahawks (11-5) would have been 12 inches, with all four downs available to them, away from earning the No. 3 seed in the playoffs and a home game against Minnesota (10-6). Instead, they will travel across the continent and face the Eagles in their stadium.The Saints would have been the No. 2 seed, with all rights and privileges accorded that position, including the right and privilege to sit on the couch next weekend while eight less accomplished teams attempt to survive what the NFL calls its Wild Card playoff round. Instead, they will be in action against the Vikings.Riveron will be watching. Heaven help us all. Even if that perfection is perfectly awful?MORE: Pete Carroll, Seahawks fail at the 1-yard line — againEveryone with a television has by now seen how horribly hosed the Saints were in the 2018 NFC championship game, when Rams defensive back Nickell Robey-Coleman clobbered receiver Tommylee Lewis as a pass from Drew Brees fluttered to the turf. It was as obvious a pass interference offense as ever had been committed in the league’s first 99 years, and yet it went uncalled by the officials on the field. There was no recourse for the Saints, because PI was not then a reviewable matter.It is now, of course. Which is why it was curious that when the Seahawks were driving late Sunday night toward a potential winning touchdown — which not only would enhance their own playoff position but also install the Saints as the NFC’s No. 2 seed — that an obvious pass interference from 49ers linebacker Fred Warner against Seahawks tight end Jacob Hollister was allowed to stand without even a moment’s delay.The Seahawks weren’t in position to challenge the play, because it was inside the final 2 minutes, when all replay is initiated by those charged with officiating the game. It seemed there was no review at all because the next play proceeded so quickly. But it turned out there had been. NFL senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron told a pool reporter following the game that the play had been checked, but those empowered “didn’t see enough to stop the game.”Why didn’t the refs review this for pass interference?! COME ON! pic.twitter.com/3r02j9gjIm— Samuel Gold (@SamuelRGold) December 30, 2019It was yet more evidence that adding pass interference to the list of reviewable violations was an abomination — but not nearly so great an abomination as the officiating department’s obvious conclusion it shouldn’t treat that rules change with any respect at all.“What we see is, we see the offensive player come in and initiate contact on the defensive player — nothing that rises to the level of a foul which significantly hinders the defender,” Riveron told the pool reporter. “The defender then braces himself. And there is contact then by the defender on the receiver. Again, nothing which rises to the level of a foul based on visual evidence.”We haven’t seen such an impressive work of fiction since author Donna Tartt published “The Goldfinch” in 2013.MORE: NFL can fix replay gaffes with simple tweak, Mike Pereira aysThe contact Riveron describes from Hollister is called, in the language of the game, running his route. It happens on nearly every pass play in every NFL game. Hollister does not attempt to shove Warner out of way: He merely encounters resistance and then turns in an attempt to clear himself to field a pass attempt.The problem develops when Warner doesn’t release Hollister from their intersection. Warner keeps his right arm around Hollister’s left bicep and the left hand on his right shoulder, at best vaguely aware of the flight of the ball. When he sees it land in the end zone, he releases his grip and holds up his hands, before even regaining balance, his body language screaming, “Not guilty! That was never pass interference!”The league’s disinterest in assigning a PI penalty there was entirely in keeping with its approach to replay review of this particular section of its rulebook. As of Dec. 1, there had been 77 challenges for pass interference issues, only 15 of which were reversed. That is only a 19.5 overturn rate.To compare that to how often other categories of calls have been overturned, consider that by the end of the 2018 season, the 10 coaches with the longest tenures had their challenges approved at a rate of 43.6 percent. At one point during the season, almost as if to dissuade coaches from even thinking about using their precious challenges (and timeouts) on pass interference reviews, 20 of 21 such requests were denied.It’s madness. Based on the recent general decline in NFL officiating, and the deployment of replay review in particular, it’s not unfair to say incompetence.The Seahawks might have found a way to louse up the opportunity had they been awarded the ball at the 1-yard line after review of the PI. After all, they completed a pass to the 1 three plays earlier and earned a first down. They spent their next play spiking the ball to stop the clock. Then, incredibly, they took a delay-of-game penalty. It is rare in sports that we get a moment of genuine, poetic symmetry — so we ought to appreciate how brutally the improper application of the pass interference rule has affronted the New Orleans Saints in consecutive NFL seasons.I mean, how often do we get to glimpse genuine perfection in this life?last_img read more

Cloe scores a runaway Scottish win

first_img England’s Cloe Frankish scored a runaway win in the Scottish Ladies’ junior open strokeplay at Drumpellier – finishing on one-under par and leaving the field trailing seven shots behind. This was the final playing of the U21 championship and Frankish made it back-to-back victories for England, following India Clyburn’s success last year. “It’s my biggest win and it means a lot because I have put in so much hard work and it’s finally paying off,” said the 16-year-old from Chart Hills in Kent. The event was played in generally wet and windy weather and conditions called for lots of long-iron play. Frankish proved super-accurate and set a course record of four-under par 69 in the first round, finishing with three birdies in the last four holes. “It was exciting and I just wanted to get out and play the next round straight away,” said Frankish, who trains with England Golf’s U16 South East squad. She led throughout the event, scoring one under in the second round and finishing in the rain with a final round 77. “I started with three birdies but in the middle of the round I had three holes where my second shots just flew straight through the green,” said Frankish, who put it down to an adrenalin rush. “Then on the 14th it just absolutely poured down.” Now, she’s off to the English U16 girls’ championship at Royal Cromer and will follow-up at the British girls, back in Scotland. Frankish’s win underlines her good form. She was second in the Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters, tied ninth in the English women’s amateur championship and qualified in sixth place for the knockout stages of the English women’s matchplay championship. She has also had top ten finishes this season in the Irish women’s stroke play and the Scottish U16s and was a reserve for the GB&I team for the Junior Vagliano match. Image courtesy Scottish Ladies’ Golf Association Click here for full scores 26 Jul 2015 Cloe scores a runaway Scottish win last_img read more

NFL PICKS WK 4…Does short week help healthier Giants?

first_imgWashington Redskins’ DeAngelo Hall is helped off the field after an injury during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)Nothing is worse than being hit by a slew of injuries in a Sunday game. Except, of course, having to then play on Thursday. Just ask the Washington Redskins.Washington listed nearly a dozen players on its injury report heading into the prime-time NFC East matchup with the Giants. Still, Washington, tied for No. 23 in the AP Pro32 with Cleveland, is a 3 1-2 point favorite over the No. 25 Giants.On defense alone, cornerback DeAngelo Hall went out for the season with a ruptured Achilles tendon suffered in the loss to Philadelphia. While nickel cornerback Tracy Porter (hamstring) could be back after missing the first three games, safety Duke Ihenacho broke his left foot and is done for the year.End Jason Hatcher has a hamstring injury, and linebacker Brian Orakpo will wear a large cast to protect a torn ligament in his left middle finger.The offense, of course, is without quarterback Robert Griffin III (dislocated ankle), although Kirk Cousins has stepped in and performed well. Top running back Alfred Morris missed a portion of the Eagles game with a knee issue, but returned and seems OK. Tight end Jordan Reed (hamstring) missed the Philly game, and guard Shawn Lauvao probably will sit out Thursday night, too.And now, a short week.“Now it’s a matter of getting plays installed Monday morning and getting players out there and practicing them,” coach Jay Gruden said. “We’re going through the same process, we just have got to do it a lot faster. You have got to watch film a little bit faster, you have got to go through the plays a little bit faster, you have got to write down the plays faster. Yeah, it’s tough. I’m a little jittery right now. I’ve had 17 cups of coffee.”The caffeine will keep Gruden alert, but the injuries will keep the Redskins from winning.UPSET SPECIAL: GIANTS, 30-27No. 26 Miami (minus 4 1-2) vs. No. 30 Oakland at LondonAt least Raiders collected thousands of frequent flyer miles to get beaten in Foxborough, and now at Wembley.BEST BET, DOLPHINS 20-10No. 17 Green Bay (minus 1) at No. 8 ChicagoPackers on brink of becoming irrelevant. Desperation pays off.PACKERS, 24-21No. 16 New Orleans (minus 3) at No. 19 DallasSaints, a mediocre road team, nearly won twice away from New Orleans. Third time is a charm …SAINTS, 32-31No. 13 Atlanta (minus 3) at No. 28 MinnesotaFalcons, a mediocre road team, are favorites, showing how far Vikings have tumbled.FALCONS, 28-20No. 18 Buffalo (plus 3) at No. 20 HoustonHard to believe winner of this will be 3-1.TEXANS, 21-20No. 27 Tennessee (plus 7 1-2) at No. 14 IndianapolisTime for Colts to reassert they are AFC South’s best team.COLTS, 31-13No. 32 Jacksonville (plus 13) at No. 6 San DiegoTime to start noticing what’s going on with Bolts.CHARGERS, 31-13No. 4 Philadelphia (plus 5 1-2) at No. 15 San FranciscoTwo teams headed in opposite directions. That trend ends here.49ERS, 23-21No. 7 New England (minus 3 1-2) at No. 22 Kansas City, Monday nightPatriots burned us as Best Bet last week. So avoiding such an emphatic pick now.PATRIOTS, 20-17No. 12 Carolina (plus 3) at No. 9 BaltimoreSteelers exposed Panthers’ run defense, and Ravens also can ground it out when needed.RAVENS, 20-16No. 10 Detroit (minus 1 1-2) at No. 22 New York JetsUnless Jets find a pass rush, Megatron will destroy them.LIONS, 27-22No. 31 Tampa Bay (plus 7 1-2) at No. 11 PittsburghNo way Tampa coach Lovie Smith allows another poor performance like debacle at Atlanta.STEELERS, 23-17___2014 RECORD: Against spread: This week (5-11); Season (18-26-3). Straight up: This week (10-6); Season (28-20)Best Bet: 1-2 against spread, 2-1 straight up.Upset special: 3-0 against spread, 2-1 straight up.___AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP_NFLlast_img read more

Watch: Sadio is always ready to provide an assist- even off the field

first_imgImage Courtesy: liverpoolfc.com/Twitter(@SaddickAdams)Advertisement eufiNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs4sWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E8faorie( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) i1anfWould you ever consider trying this?😱6d2Can your students do this? 🌚4npRoller skating! Powered by Firework Liverpool FC has been blooming under Jürgen Klopp. Lifting the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League trophy, and already 8 points ahead of second place Leicester City in the EPL table- the Reds are reclaiming their glory. Their star Sadio Mané is an undisputed benefactor in the club, and the winger has shown applaudable altruism that will touch your heart.Advertisement Image Courtesy: liverpoolfc.com/Twitter(@SaddickAdams)Sports Journalist Saddick Adams posted a video on his Twitter where the Senegalese international was seen lending a helping hand to a kitman. Check out the clip below-Mané, who is presently out on international duty for Senegal in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, was caught on camera assisting a team staff to carry water bottles from the team bus. The 27 year old got off from the bus and casually picked up packages of bottles packets and took them inside. Very generous gesture.This is not the first time the Reds attacker showed his humble nature, and it won’t surely be the last. Back in 2018, he was seen cleaning the toilets at a local Mosque. He also made a donation $280,000 to help build a modern two storey secondary school in Bambaly, his mother’s hometown, in Senegal.The former Red Bull Salzburg and Southampton arrived at Anfield in 2016, and has become an integral part of Klopp’s star studded lineup, netting in 52 goals and completing 24 successful assists. Advertisementlast_img read more