Why ex-49ers GM ripped into Jimmy Garoppolo

Posted On Dec 21 2019 by

first_imgWho says Jimmy Garoppolo can do no wrong? Certainly not former 49ers general manager Scot McCloughan, who ripped into the injured 49ers quarterback Monday night.McCloughan seemed bothered after ESPN’s cameras showed Garoppolo sitting in a Levi’s Stadium suite during the 49ers’ 27-23 loss to the Giants. Taking to Twitter, McCloughan wondered why Garoppolo wasn’t down on the field supporting his teammates.Why is Jimmy G in a suite when all his teammates are on the field fighting to get a W?— …last_img read more


My night in the Black Hole for Raiders’ possible Oakland finale

Posted On Dec 20 2019 by

first_imgCLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos or video on a mobile deviceOAKLAND — A grown man two rows behind me slumped in his seat, his blue poncho hanging loosely on his limp body. His eyes were open, but there was no human behind them.A woman standing over him launched F-bombs his way as vomit lay on the concrete below. In his drunken haze, this man was convinced he was in the right seat. For about three minutes, his significant other watched as the woman berated him. The …last_img read more


ICE raid at Oakland Raiders game targets unauthorized NFL apparel

Posted On Dec 20 2019 by

first_imgOAKLAND — At last Monday night’s Oakland Raiders football game, U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement — best known for targeting undocumented immigrants — turned its attention toward counterfeit sports gear instead.The agency’s Homeland Security Investigations unit confiscated nearly $11,000 worth of fake merchandise, according to a news release.“HSI San Francisco is committed to conducting intellectual property theft investigations throughout the year, and preventing the sale of …last_img read more


Victorious Indian team felicitated by President

Posted On Nov 28 2019 by

first_imgLess than 24 hours after creating history by winning the World Cup at the Wankhede stadium, the triumphant Indian team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni was felicitated by President Pratibha Patil at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai on Sunday.Attired smartly in striped team T-Shirts, the 15 members of the team and other support staff drove down in two buses from their hotel to the Raj Bhavan, as hundreds of fans lined up on both sides of the route to see their favourite players.Before the arrival of the President, the entire team, with captain Dhoni sporting a new bald look posed with the World Cup for a photograph.Later, they posed for a picture with the President, Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan, state Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and International Cricket Council chief Sharad Pawar.The President, who had watched the rip-roaring final at the stadium last evening, shook hands with all the team members as Dhoni introducing each member to her.– With PTI inputslast_img read more


Scorpio Tankers Sinks Deeper into Red

Posted On Oct 23 2019 by

first_imgzoom Monaco-based tanker shipping company Scorpio Tankers posted a net loss of USD 36.9 million for the third quarter of this year, further widened when compared to the net loss of USD 27.1 million for the three months ended September 30, 2016. For the nine months ended September 30, 2017, the net loss surged to USD 116.7 million, switching from a net income of USD 4.8 million reported for the same period last year.The company plunged deeper into the red as it finalizes the integration of tankers acquired from Navig8 Product Tankers (NPTI).Through the merger, Scorpio has acquired an operating fleet of 27 eco-design product tankers, comprised of 15 LR2s and 12 LR1s with a weighted average of 1.2 years and an aggregate carrying capacity of 2.6 million dwt.Based on the latest update, all of NPTI’s vessels acquired by Scorpio Tankers have exited the Navig8 pools in which they were operating.The ships have started operating in Scorpio’s pools and all of them will complete the transfer by the end of December this year, the company added.Scorpio has assumed NPTI’s aggregate outstanding indebtedness of USD 806.4 million as of the date of closing the acquisition.In October, Scorpio Tankers took the final of four MR product tankers that were under construction at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, STI Donald C Trauscht, which joined its sister ships STI Leblon, STI La Boca and STI San Telmo that were delivered to the company in the third quarter.As part of these deliveries, the tanker owner and operator drew down a total of USD 83.3 million from its 2017 credit facility to partially finance the purchase of these vessels.In addition, in November 2017, Scorpio Tankers extended the time charter-in agreement for an MR that is currently time chartered-in for an additional six months at USD 13,250 per day effective December 2017. Scorpio also has an option to extend the charter for an additional year at USD 14,500 per day.Scorpio Tankers owns or finance leases 107 product tankers with an average age of 2.3 years and time or bareboat charters-in 19 product tankers. The company has contracted for two newbuilding MR product tankers, one of which is expected to be delivered before the end of 2017 and the other in the first quarter of 2018.last_img read more


Alissons arrival to Liverpool raises questions about Karius future

Posted On Sep 18 2019 by

first_imgReports suggest AS Roma Alisson Becker passed Liverpool medical today in an attempt to sign a deal with Liverpool.However, the expected arrival of Alisson raises questions about the future for Liverpool’s existing goalkeepers like Loris Karius, Simon Mignolet.Karius started Thursday’s friendly at Blackburn in goal, while Simon Mignolet is still resting from World Cup duty with Belgium.Alisson Becker, LiverpoolReport: Injury update on Liverpool’s Becker George Patchias – September 11, 2019 Liverpool has released an update on Alisson Beckers progress as he recovers from injury.According to Liverpoolfc.com, there is still no timeline for the Brazillian…However, Wales international goalkeeper Danny Ward sets to exit Anfield for Leicester in a £10m deal, and ex Liverpool goalkeeper Chris Kirkland feels the King Power is the ideal place for the 25-year-old to launch his Premier League career.“He [Ward] had a great season at Huddersfield when they got promoted. He came back to Liverpool and he’s not really been involved,” Kirkland said, according to Sky Sports.“I’ve seen him a few times for Liverpool’s U23s and he’s done superbly but he needs to be playing. If that [switch] to Leicester happens he will be a big loss to Liverpool, but for Danny, it is a fantastic move.”last_img read more


Sergi Roberto wants to return to the Spain setup

Posted On Sep 18 2019 by

first_imgBarcelona full-back Sergi Roberto is hopeful that former manager Luis Enrique’s appointment as the new head coach of Spain will see him recalled to the national teamThe 26-year-old was omitted from Spain’s World Cup squad this summer, despite another impressive season at Barcelona that saw him awarded a new long-term deal earlier this year.But now that Enrique has been appointed as Julen Lopetegui’s replacement, Roberto is hopeful that this will signal a return to La Roja.“Honestly, I thought I was going to get called up,” said Roberto, as quoted by ESPN.David Villa, SpainQuiz: How much do you know about David Villa? Boro Tanchev – September 14, 2019 Time to test your knowledge about Spanish legendary forward David Villa.“I wasn’t, so that gave me a good chance to have a longer holiday – I was able to watch (the World Cup) on television.“I have always said that Luis Enrique has been very important in my career, both with Barca B and the first team.“It’s true he’s now the Spain coach but I am just focused on giving my best and, if in the end I get the call from Luis, I’ll be really happy, but that depends on how I play for Barca.”Roberto could make his return to Spain in time for the UEFA Nations League, which begins in September.last_img read more


Ian Wright shares his views about Pogba

Posted On Sep 18 2019 by

first_imgFormer Arsenal star Ian Wright has suggested that Paul Pogba’s World Cup triumph could be affecting his attitude at Manchester United.Pogba, 26, played a pivotal role in Les Bleus World Cup glory emerging as one of the tournament’s finest players.However, since returning to Old Trafford his performances have somewhat dwindled yet again.“He’s a great player, and he’s a World Cup winner,” he explained on Sky Sports’ The Debate.“He has come back and has proven that he is that guy.“But if Paul Pogba left in January, and we looked back at his Premier League CV, would you say he has been brilliant here? He still has a lot to prove!“I think he’s fantastic, that picture of him dabbing with the World Cup is brilliant, it’s going to be iconic, but at the same time, in the Premier League, he hasn’t done it properly, consistently enough yet.“Coming back with a World Cup medal has given him a false sense of security, in thinking that: ‘I’m bigger than this now.’We need to see more from him and what he’s capable of doing.”last_img read more


Forbes Relaunches Mobile Site Focuses on Usability and Search

Posted On Sep 14 2019 by

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Sean Holzman Named Chief Digital Revenue Officer at Bonnier

Posted On Sep 14 2019 by

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