first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Liverpool striker Brewster hauled off U23 pitch after just 15 minsby Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveLiverpool striker Rhian Brewster was hauled off the U23 pitch yesterday after just 15 minutes.The Mirror says Brewster was substituted after just 15 minutes of Liverpool under 23s clash with Derby in response to Divock Origi’s injury.Belgium international Origi was forced out of the first team’s lunchtime victory over Newcastle with an ankle issue.While Origi limped off in the 37th minute at Anfield, Neil Critchley had already named Brewster in his starting XI for the youth side on the other side of Liverpool for the 3pm kick off.A message was sent to Melwood soon after to take Brewster off as a precaution ahead of the Reds’ Champions League opener with Napoli on Tuesday.Origi will undergo a scan in the next few days, but while Jurgen Klopp waits for the results he is ready to promoted 19-year-old Brewster to the travelling squad to Italy. last_img read more

first_imgAvery johnsons smiles at alabama podium.avery johnson alabamaAvery Johnson turned in a pretty decent season in his first year as head coach of Alabama men’s basketball, leading the rebuilding Crimson Tide to an 18-15 record and an NIT berth. Johnson was previously a pretty successful NBA head coach, leading the Dallas Mavericks to the NBA Finals in 2006, competing against great head coaches like the San Antonio Spurs’ Gregg Popovich.After his first season in Tuscaloosa, Johnson thinks there are some pretty significant similarities between Alabama’s Nick Saban and Popovich, two of the great coaches ever in their respective sports. He discussed those similarities on ESPN’s Mike & Mike this morning. SEC Country transcribed the interview:“You look at Coach Saban, look at all the guys that are going in the first round this year,” Johnson told the show Monday morning. “Those guys, every single day — I’ve been on the practice field with those guys — Coach Saban gets after them really hard. But they listen, they take it and all of those guys are very competitive. Coach Saban and Coach Popovich, they have a lot in common.”…“They’re both about habits, and habits are formed in practice,” Johnson said. “When you look at what happens in the game, it’s a direct reflection on the discipline and details that their teams perform with in practice. Both guys are very, very competitive — I don’t think either of them wants to lose a game of checkers or chess — and they have a high level of expectation every single day with everything that they do.”At first glance, Saban and Popovich don’t seem that similar, but they definitely share a bunch of traits the more you think about it.[SEC Country]last_img read more

first_imgzoomImage Courtesy: ONE Liner giants Ocean Network Express (ONE), Hapag-Lloyd and Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) have expanded their partnership in the Asia-South America trade lane with a new service.The service will connect Asia with the east coast of South America, calling major ports in Korea, China, Singapore, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina and South Africa.It is scheduled to start in the second week of December, launching from Pusan.“The new product offers market leading transit times, reliable on-time service between Asia and the east coast of South America and enhanced inbound coverage for Santa Catarina state,” ONE said announcing the service.Since launching in April this year, ONE has been pretty busy in fine-tuning its services and has not shied away from cooperation with liner counterparts.Specifically, the latest cooperation is being announced just one month after ONE joined forces with Hapag-Lloyd on provision of feeder services. The cooperation covers specific Intra-Europe and Intra-Asia feeder trade lanes.Back in September, the two liners, together with Yang Ming, teamed up with CMA CGM, COSCO, OOCL to enhance their Mediterranean-US East Coast service.Under the agreement, the parties said they would improve their AL6 (Atlantic 6) service, by combining their assets into one larger loop with a deployment of six 8,000-TEU vessels.last_img read more

first_imgMusic therapy charity Nordoff Robbins has paid tribute to Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt, who died just before Christmas.“Nordoff Robbins were incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of Rick Parfitt over Christmas,” the charity said in a statement. “Rick, alongside Francis Rossi, was a patron of Nordoff Robbins and a big supporter of our work. We were lucky enough to know Rick well and he spent time getting to know our work and the people we helped and he was a regular visitor to our events and our HQ to see our music therapy first hand.“Status Quo won a Silver Clef Award in 1981, and later a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011. They were there at our Live at Knebworth concert in 1990, and continued to generously support our events, from the Race Day, Boxing Dinner and Clay Shoot, to donating all manner of signed guitars and even welcome drinks for the 2014 Silver Clef Awards.“We couldn’t have hoped for a more passionate supporter than Rick. The world has lost a great musician, philanthropist, and a generally great man. We’re proud to have called him a friend.”“We have been supporting Nordoff Robbins for over 20 years and are proud to be their Patrons. The work they do, helping people through music is really amazing. We have seen for ourselves how Nordoff Robbins music therapy can have a huge impact on vulnerable children and adults who are limited or isolated by their condition. Music therapy quite literally uses the power of music to transform lives.” – Francis and Rick, Status Quolast_img read more

The NCAA women’s tournament bracket is out, and the Connecticut Huskies have a 52 percent chance to capture their 12th national championship and seventh undefeated season under coach Geno Auriemma, according to our March Madness predictions.This would be their fifth championship in a row and their third championship since last losing a game of any sort, on Nov. 17, 2014 — 847 days ago. If they win this tournament, that run will extend to over 1,000 days before they have another chance to lose next fall.Their 107 consecutive wins is already a record for NCAA basketball, and it’s moving up the ranks of the longest streaks in all of college sports. They recently passed North Carolina’s record streak in women’s soccer of 103 consecutive wins from 1986 to 1990, and they are in striking distance of Penn State’s record 109 wins in women’s volleyball from 2007 to 2010. (Though the Huskies are still a long way from the longest win streak in college sports: Trinity College men’s squash team had 252 consecutive wins from 1998 to 2012 that included 13 national championships.)VIDEO: A No. 16 seed will win, but don’t bet on it The Huskies’ chance of winning this year’s tournament is not what it has been in the past, though. It’s well down from the 70 percent chance we gave them at the start of the tournament last year, and the 74 percent chance we gave them the year before — both of which, to be honest, felt a little low.This year, there’s good reason to think they really do have a lower probability of winning. After losing team stars Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson and Morgan Tuck — who were the first, second and third overall picks in the WNBA draft last year — it would have been reasonable to expect their performance to drop a bit. And it has — though the Huskies managed to stay undefeated, they haven’t been quite their dominant selves. They carried a 75-game win streak into this season, having won every game by double digits. But they opened the year with a 2-point victory over Florida State (who’s now a No. 3 in its region) and two other wins this season have come by 6 and 3 points — the latter to unranked Tulane, whom they had beaten in January by 44! Related: Hot Takedown Hot Takedown’s March Madness Special The Huskies are scoring fewer points per possession on offense and allowing more points per possession on defense than they did a year ago — though they are first and second, respectively, in those categories this season anyway.Their biggest obstacle is probably that some of the other contenders are stronger than they have been in the last few years. Baylor (23 percent chance to win, according to FiveThirtyEight’s predictions) is the next strongest team on paper, and the Lady Bears are in UConn’s neighborhood for both offensive and defensive efficiency — although they have looked vulnerable of late (such as when losing to West Virginia last week). The Huskies have played all three other No. 1 seeds (Baylor, South Carolina and Notre Dame) this season and won all three games by 11. Another threat might be No. 3 Maryland, who is in UConn’s region, have had a UConn-class offense this year and have only lost to the Huskies by 6 and 10 in their past two meetings. Two vanilla losses may not look like something to hang your hat on, but against this powerhouse — even in its mildly weakened form — that’s about as good as it gets.Check out our March Madness predictions. read more

Tuesday’s match to watch is Italy vs. Uruguay, essentially a must-win duel (for Uruguay at least) between the 16th- and 10th-best sides in the world according to ESPN’s Soccer Power Index (SPI). A surprisingly close second? Costa Rica-England, which features a group leader and an eliminated team with nothing but pride to play for. In between, there’s plenty of action in Group C, where every team is technically alive and fighting to advance to the Round of 16.Costa Rica vs. England: 12 p.m. EDTItaly vs. Uruguay: 12 p.m. EDTGreece vs. Ivory Coast: 4 p.m. EDTJapan vs. Colombia: 4 p.m. EDTIN BRIEFSee our World Cup predictions for the latest probabilities.IN DEPTHIt’s tough to overstate what’s on the line in Tuesday’s match between Uruguay and Italy. Both teams are tied for second place in Group D with three points apiece, although Italy holds the all-important tiebreaker with a superior goal differential.Group D’s leader, Costa Rica, won its first two matches and has guaranteed itself a spot in the next round, so there’s only one unclaimed berth left in the group. Uruguay is the favorite to win the match by SPI, about 41 percent to 30 percent (with a 29 percent probability of a draw), and that’s not because of defense. Neither team has been particularly dominant at that end of the pitch, but Uruguay has allowed four goals in the tournament, including three to a Costa Rican side that’s far from a scoring juggernaut.Instead, the odds are in Uruguay’s favor mostly because — theoretically speaking — it has the better offense, led by the sublime forward Luis Suarez. After not appearing at all in Uruguay’s opening loss against Costa Rica, Suarez returned from a knee injury Thursday to score a pair of goals and help sink England’s World Cup hopes. He’ll continue to get support from the passing of Edinson Cavani, Cristian Rodríguez and Nicolás Lodeiro. But Suarez aside, La Celeste has had some difficulty generating consistent scoring chances in the tournament so far, and Uruguay will have a hard time winning if it continues to muster only 8.5 shots per game.Meanwhile, Italy was expected to be in the middle of the pack offensively before the tournament, and it’s played largely to form. Mario Balotelli has been his customarily uneven self; he picked up a goal and caused all manner of havoc against England, then promptly had a terrible game (three offsides, one yellow card and only one shot on target) against Costa Rica. Andrea Pirlo’s passing remains superb, and the Italian offense plays with an efficient style — forgoing crosses in favor of passes through the middle of the pitch — but it’s also had a lot of trouble sustaining attacks in the opponent’s third.Uruguay might not be the best opponent for the pass-heavy Italian style; it’s been one of the best defenses at intercepting passes so far in the World Cup. Watch for the stark contrast between Italy’s ball control-centric offensive game and the more direct Uruguayan style, which sacrifices possession in favor of the long ball, and attempts to win by attacking from the wings and winning balls in the air. Each approach represents one side of a fierce philosophical divide in soccer, and which one prevails will go a long way toward determining who advances out of Group D.It’s worth noting that our World Cup odds list Italy as the favorites to advance despite Uruguay being favored in this specific match. That’s because in the event of a draw, Italy would claim second place in the group on goal differential. An Uruguayan win is the single most likely outcome of the game, but there’s also a 59 percent chance that Uruguay doesn’t win the match and fails to advance. Confused yet?The second-best game of the day (at least according to our method of taking the harmonic mean of the two competitors’ SPI scores) is Costa Rica vs. England. It’s a fine matchup, but the stakes are as low as it gets for both teams. Costa Rica has clinched a berth in the knockout round (and has an 89 percent chance of winning Group D), and England has been mathematically eliminated.The remaining games have some implications for the next round, though Colombia has already punched its ticket into the Round of 16 and Japan’s odds are slim. Greece vs. Ivory Coast offers a bit more to play for: Greece has a better than 19 percent chance of making it to the knockout stage, but SPI also predicts the match to be a dreary, low-scoring affair.YESTERDAYThe Netherlands avoided a matchup with Brazil in the Round of 16 by defeating Chile 2-0 in their Group B finale Monday. The Netherlands’ chance of advancing to the quarterfinals is now 69 percent, while Chile must face Brazil on Sunday with odds of 26 percent. The Dutch would have been an underdog against Brazil, advancing 23 percent of the time.For the first 75 minutes Monday, the Netherlands struggled to get opportunities, completing two of 16 passes into the attacking penalty area and creating four total chances. Then in the final 15 minutes plus stoppage time, the Dutch completed two of four passes into the attacking penalty area, creating two chances and scoring on both. Substitute Leroy Fer gave the Netherlands the lead less than two minutes after entering the match with just his second touch of the game.The Netherlands struggled not only on passes into the box; Dutch players completed 63.9 percent of passes overall, their worst rate in a World Cup match in at least 50 years. In their first two wins, the Dutch completed 78.9 percent of their passes.Chile had the majority of possession, with 657 touches to the Netherlands’ 395, but couldn’t get anything going in the Netherlands’ penalty area. Chile managed seven shots, one of which was on target, and had less than 2 percent of its overall touches (13) in the attacking penalty area.Part of the trouble could have been that Chile was fouled 26 times, the most in a match in this year’s World Cup. Forward Alexis Sanchez was fouled nine times, two more than anyone else this tournament.Later, Mexico and Croatia were scoreless through 70 minutes, and Mexico was poised to become the first team under the current tournament format to advance to the knockout round scoring exactly one goal. But then El Tri scored three times in 11 minutes to propel Mexico to the knockout round and a matchup with the Netherlands.Two of Mexico’s three goals came from headers — a rarity, as El Tri scored two headed goals in its past two World Cup appearances combined. Mexico’s third goal came from Javier Hernandez, who’s come off the bench in each of Mexico’s three matches and ended his career-long scoreless streak for his country Monday. His goal was one of 21 scored by substitutes this tournament, the most ever in a group stage (substitutes were first allowed in 1970). —  Jacob Nitzberg, senior stats analyst, ESPNOFF THE PITCHBelieve it or not, Italian food just wouldn’t be the same without its relationship with Uruguay. Although the country is known for its carb-heavy offerings, the roles of meat and fish in the Italian diet can’t be discounted. According to 2012 data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, 45 percent of Uruguay’s exports to Italy were bovine meat, followed by frozen fish fillets, at 16 percent. Follow the trade route in the opposite direction, and Italian exports to Uruguay run the gamut. They’re mostly concentrated in machinery — sewing machinery, tractors, furnaces, etc. But perfumery, cosmetics,and eyewear play a noticeable role as well. And, of course, it wouldn’t be Italian trade if it didn’t include pasta, of which Italy sent a healthy $2.4 million worth to Uruguay. — Hayley MunguiaFURTHER READINGAdvancement Scenarios For Groups C And DWatching the USMNT on Copacabana Beach in RioWorld Cup Pass & Move: I Can’t Believe That We Did Draw! read more

A week ago, I wrote about how both the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros are in rare historical company this season. According to FiveThirtyEight’s Elo power ratings — which measure a team’s strength at any moment — each is playing roughly as well as the fabled 1927 Yankees played. But this season’s top-heaviness extends well beyond just the Astros and Dodgers. Each member of MLB’s ruling class this season is unusually strong, which suggests that, come October, we may be watching the the most stacked playoff fields in memory. That’s great news for fans — but it’s also really bad news for the wannabes and would-be Cinderellas that are currently chasing the front-runners.One easy way to visualize the power balance of a league is to look at how its teams at any given ranking slot measure up to those from other seasons in the past. For example, the Dodgers have the best Elo rating (1602) of any top-ranked team through July 20 of a season in the expansion era (since 1961). Likewise, the Astros are by far the best second-ranked Elo team of the expansion era.Go down the line, and each of Elo’s top six teams carries one of the strongest ratings in modern history for its slot. The third ranked Washington Nationals, for instance, are more like the top team in an average season than a mere third wheel. The Boston Red Sox would be running a strong third most seasons; this year, they’re a distant fourth. The Indians and Cubs can both tell similar stories. As we approach the July 31 trade deadline, this is more than just an academic curiosity. A team’s willingness to pony up prospects for a better shot at the World Series is directly tied to how much good it thinks a trade will do. In a wide-open season, even teams outside the top tier of contenders could be convinced to roll the dice on an upgrade — particularly with the expanded wild-card format. But the stronger the top teams are, the less incentive teams on the periphery have to make a championship push. According to Elo, we haven’t seen a stronger crop of elite teams in the expansion era than this season’s top six.1The top six teams of 2017 carry an average Elo rating of 1562.5, which beats out 1998 (1557.9) for the highest average for the top six teams through July 20 of a season since 1961.As recently as a few years ago, you could have lamented the lack of dominant teams at the top of the major leagues. At this same time in 2015, for instance, the leading Elo teams were among the weakest at their slots in the expansion era. But baseball’s era of parity seems to be officially over, with the game moving back toward imbalance. While a top-heavy MLB might never look like its basketball equivalent,2Even this season, the Dodgers’ winning percentage works out to a mere 57-win pace in the NBA — which would have only bought them the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference. it’s still going to be tougher than usual for aspiring contenders to break through — a fact you can bet every GM is keenly aware of in the lead-up to the deadline. read more

Ohio State junior kicker Sean Nuernberger (96) kicks a field goal in the second quarter in the game against Rutgers on Sep. 30. Ohio State won 56-0. Credit: Jack Westerheide | Photo EditorLINCOLN, Nebraska — Ohio State redshirt junior kicker Sean Nuernberger drilled an extra point with 5:39 remaining in the first quarter of the Buckeyes’ game against Nebraska Saturday night to become the Big Ten record-holder for most point after attempts converted in a row. This extra point was the 142nd in a row.Nuernberger has not missed an extra point in his career. He has converted seven of nine field goals this season. In his career, Nuernberger has made 23 of 33 field goals.Nuernberger broke kicker Drew Basil’s Ohio State record for most consecutive made extra points last season. read more

Ohio State then-freshman goalie Andrea Braendli (30) prepares for a shot in the game against Minnesota State on Oct. 11. Ohio State won 4-0. Credit: Wyatt Crosher | Assistant Sports EditorNo. 10 Ohio State (18-12-2, 12-10-2-2 WCHA) clinched home ice for the WCHA Tournament and cost No. 1 Wisconsin (28-4-2, 18-4-2-0, WCHA) the regular season conference title with back-to-back ties and shootout victories on the road.Game 1A career-high 52 saves from freshman goalie Andrea Braendli helped garner the Buckeyes two points with a tie and shootout win against the Badgers on Friday night.Braendli stopped three Wisconsin shots in the shootout to cap off her impressive performance, allowing sophomore forward Emma Maltais to seal the deal for the Buckeyes with the winning score.Wisconsin took the early lead on the first night of its senior weekend with a power-play goal from junior forward Abby Roque eight minutes into the first period.The goal, assisted by freshman forward Sophie Shirley and junior defenseman Mekenzie Steffen, was Roque’s ninth goal and 35th point of the season, which gives her the fifth most in the conference.Ohio State entered the game leading the WCHA with 7.5 penalty minutes per game, and it was a tripping call on senior forward Charly Dahlquist that allowed the high-powered Wisconsin offense to take advantage early.The Buckeyes would retaliate seven minutes into the third period when junior forward and Wisconsin native Tatum Skaggs scored her team-leading 15th goal of the season to tie the game 1-1 and send it into overtime.Maltais and redshirt junior Jincy Dunne both notched assists on the goal. At 1.26 points per game, Maltais is second in the WCHA and Dunne’s .86 average makes her the highest scoring defenseman in the conference.Wisconsin entered the series tied for second in the country with 122 season goals, but only mustered one score on Friday despite more than doubling Ohio State’s shot output at 53-24.It was Braendli’s first action for the Buckeyes since she earned NCAA No. 2 Star of the Week honors for back-to-back shutout performances against St. Cloud State on Feb. 1 and 2. She had missed the last two games for an international tournament with the Swiss National Team before Ohio State’s bye week.With 52 saves on Wisconsin’s 53 shots, Braendli came away with a .981 save percentage on the night, improving the WCHA second-best .934 mark she had for the season entering the series.The two points clinched the No. 3 seed and home ice for Ohio State in the WCHA Tournament that opens next Friday.Game 2The Buckeyes cost Wisconsin its fourth straight regular season conference title with a second straight shootout victory to spoil senior night for the Badgers Saturday.Ohio State sophomore forward Liz Schepers’ conversion in the shootout after a 2-2 tie allowed the Buckeyes to escape a sold out LaBahn Arena with four series points.Schepers’ goal in the second period, a point blank score off a cross from senior forward Madison Field, looked like it would yield a win for the Buckeyes, as it put them up 2-0 with less than a period and a half remaining.Wisconsin, needing three points in the standings to beat out Minnesota for the regular season WCHA title, finally scored on two of its 42 shots in the final five minutes of the game to send it to overtime.The first came on Shirley’s WCHA second-best 19th goal of the season, followed by a score from redshirt senior forward Emily Clark with less than two minutes remaining.Clark’s goal snuck in off Braendli’s skate after an initial save, which saw a gesture of disbelief from the Swiss netminder with her arm thrown in the air.Braendli made 40 saves on Saturday, giving her 92 on the series.Wisconsin redshirt junior goalie Kristen Campbell faced just 20 shots in a second straight night of the Badgers generating more than twice the shots of Ohio State. After scoring the winning goal in the shootout Friday night, Maltais picked up right where she left off for the Buckeyes with a goal 23 seconds into Saturday’s game that shell-shocked the home crowd in Madison, Wisconsin before the eventual comeback.Wisconsin risked an empty net in overtime to no avail, and with the lack of a score went its’ chance at a conference title.Both teams begin WCHA Tournament play next weekend, as Ohio State takes on Minnesota State in Columbus as the No. 3 seed in the conference, and the Badgers open with a home matchup against St. Cloud State. read more

first_imgThe defensive duo has become the highlights of Brighton and Hove Albion in the English Premier League and they talked about their friendship.Brighton and Hove Albion defensive duo Lewis Dunk and Shane Duffy have become the highlights of the club in the English Premier League.And they talked to the team’s official website about their special relationship.“We probably spend more time with one another than anyone else, we bond all the time and always sit around together after training. It’s good and when it comes to a match it helps a lot more,” Shane says.Webster knows there’s a lot of competition before he debuts Manuel R. Medina – August 24, 2019 Brighton and Hove Albion defender, Adam Webster, hasn’t debuted in the English Premier League because he knows the competition is fierce.“We’re the same sort of age and have the same sort of backgrounds and upbringings, it probably also helped that we both played in the Premier League for the first time last season.”“We’re close away from the field and it obviously helps when you’re playing matches, we play alongside each other and our position on the field means we’ll always need to talk and communicate, I imagine if you didn’t have that sort of relationship with one another then it would make things quite difficult,” Dunk added.“I’d consider him my friend if I have to! But we don’t share a room on away trips, we all have our separate rooms, I don’t think he could handle my snoring and I probably couldn’t handle his either!”last_img read more

first_imgNetflix seems to be trying something new. If you recently updated or downloaded the Netflix mobile app, you might have noticed an Extras icon has replaced the Coming Soon icon. When CNET tested the feature, Netflix showed us a vertical Instagram-style feed of originals, series and movies. The feed has videos and images you can scroll through. Netflix will still show a brief synopsis of the show if it’s out, or when the new season debuts. You can tap Remind Me to be notified when the new season is up as well. Netflix is nesting a news feed. Screenshot by Carrie Mihalcik/CNET Netflix didn’t immediately respond for comment but confirmed the test to Variety on Wednesday. “We are testing a feed of video extras in our mobile app to help fans connect more deeply with the titles they love and discover new ones to watch. These tests typically vary in length of time and by region, and may not become permanent,” the streaming company told Variety.  Now playing: Watch this: Share your voice Is Netflix too expensive? Netflix doesn’t think so Mobile Culture Mobile Apps 0center_img Post a comment 1:36 Tags Netflixlast_img read more

first_img2019 marks the passing of 100 years since the Bentley brothers first began selling French cars in a small suburb of northwest London. The company has come a long way since, solidifying its reputation as makers of some of the most desirable luxury cars in the world. To mark its centenary, Bentley has revived the Flying Spur badge to create what it believes is “the finest super-luxury sports sedan ever built.” It’ll serve as a rival to the Porsche Panameras and Mercedes-AMG S63s of this world and “pushes the boundaries of both technology and craftsmanship to deliver segment-defining levels of performance and refinement,” according to a statement released Tuesday. It’s so special, Bentley says, that the company even designed a new emblem for it. Enlarge ImageThe Flying Spur’s body panels are made entirely of aluminum. Bentley Rather than borrowing underpinnings from elsewhere in the family, the new Bentley Flying Spur is built on a brand-new platform. The all-aluminum bodywork is bold and confident in its styling, with numerous cues borrowed from the Continental GT. The giant grille, muscular lines and aforementioned Flying B mascot (electronically deployed and illuminated, naturally) are obvious highlights, but the car is littered with exquisite details that shows a lot of time and energy has been spent making it special.We suspect it’s possible to own this car for many months and still be discovering new trinkets, details and flourishes. Highlights, and there are many, include the cut-crystal effect detailing on the LED matrix headlights, the three-dimensional diamond quilted leather or wood door inserts, and the diamond knurling on the interior air vents. These, we’re told, required a new software algorithm to be invented in order to facilitate their layout on the complex curves on the ducts. All of this is, of course, totally unnecessary, but very beautiful all the same. The new Bentley Flying Spur is a large car, measuring 208.8 inches in length and 77.3 inches in width. It tips the scales at 5,371 pounds, making it as heavy as the company’s Bentayga SUV. Thankfully it’s blessed with an abundance of power from a twin-turbocharged, 6.0-liter, W12 engine that produces 626 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque. That’s enough for a sports car-baiting 3.7-second acceleration time to 60 miles per hour. How it also manages a 207-mph top speed — that’s well north of what your average Lamborghini Huracan can manage — is anyone’s guess. 12 Photos Bentley Porsche Lamborghini Power is sent to all four wheels via the same eight-speed, ZF-sourced, dual-clutch transmission Bentley uses in the Continental GT. Those of you brave enough to seek the Flying Spur’s top speed will find it in sixth gear, with seventh and eighth, the overdrive gears, reserved for obtaining the best economy. That figure is currently unconfirmed, but expect a fuel tank large enough for a 500-mile range.Unlike the previous Flying Spur, which used a fixed, 40:60 front/rear power split, the new transmission is a clutched system, which sends most of the engine’s torque to the rear axle. This, Bentley is keen to point out, gives the front end a much lighter feel, one that is eager to change direction “almost at the speed of thought.” Of course, slippery conditions underfoot will cause drive to be sent to the front axle on demand, delivering fully automatic active all-wheel drive when circumstances dictate.Various drive modes are available. Comfort and Bentley modes send up to 354 pound-feet of torque to the front axle to facilitate greater traction and all-weather drivability, while in Sport, front axle torque is limited to 206 pound-feet. The remainder is sent to the rear wheels in a manner that will allow quite un-Bentley-like angles of slip in what essentially amounts to a drift mode. Bentley Flying SpurEnlarge ImageThe Flying Spur’s face is reminiscent of the Continental GT. Bentley At the car’s unveiling, Bentley’s designers were keen to recount tales of the Flying Spur pulling off Ken Block-spec backward-entry powerslides, tires fully lit through the snow and ice phase of its testing. The system purportedly gives you enough leeway to showboat spectacularly, though not enough rope to hang yourself should you run out of talent.The Flying Spur should also acquit itself well in driving situations that don’t call for tire smoke. This new model features electronic all-wheel steering, which serves the purpose of improving stability at highway speeds, as well as increasing maneuverability in tight spots. Around town, the rear wheels are steered in the opposite direction to the fronts, effectively reducing the wheelbase. At highway speeds, the system steers the rear wheels in the same direction as the fronts, providing more confidence when moving quickly. We can’t tell you about ride comfort at this stage, but this is a Bentley, so the smart money is on it being buttery smooth, particularly in light of the fact it uses continuously regulated three-chamber air springs. A quartet of ride height sensors continuously measure the distance between the axle and the body. If any part of the car is higher or lower than it should be, the air volume in the springs is corrected in order to restore the normal ride height. Bentley Flying SpurEnlarge ImageDiamond-quilted leather and three-dimensional wood door inserts highlight the Flying Spur’s cabin. Bentley This works in conjunction with Bentley Dynamic Ride System — a 48-volt system that controls an actuator unit, that alters the stiffness of the antiroll bars to help keep the car flat through bends.Of course, there will be many owners who may never actually get to drive the Flying Spur, preferring instead to be driven. Those who do ride as passengers certainly won’t consider themselves to be missing out. The wheelbase is a handy 125.8 inches, so there’s plenty of room front and rear. Inside, you’ll find an abundance of the latest technology, all of which is stunningly well-integrated. The main feature is a 12.3-inch display in the center of the dashboard which, like the display in the latest Continental GT, rotates to reveal driver gauges or a blank panel that allows the dashboard to flow uninterrupted across the full length of the cabin. Unlike early versions of the Continental GT, the Flying Spur can now be driven with that blank plate on show — ideal for those who don’t wish to be too distracted by screens.Bentley Flying SpurEnlarge ImageRear seat passengers will surely have an abundance of legroom. Bentley Those that do want to bask in tech are in for a treat. The highlight is an all-new, 5-inch Touch Screen Remote that lives atop the transmission tunnel in the rear cabin. This can be removed at the touch of a button and allows rear occupants to control a great number of the Flying Spur’s systems. Whether it’s the rear seat massage function, climate control, mood lighting or remotely deploying the Flying B mascot.Three audio systems are on offer, including a standard 10-speaker, 650-watt, entry-level model, and a Bang & Olufsen 1,500-watt, 16-speaker setup with illuminated grilles. But if you want to push the boat out, there’s also a Naim for Bentley 2,200-watt, 19-speaker setup with active bass transducers built into the front seats, allowing you to literally feel the bass through your backside.The whole thing feels exceptionally well put together, as you’d expect from Bentley, and we expect it’ll be a stunningly effective alternative to the typical GTs and high-performance SUVs of this world. All signs point to Bentley having created a spectacular 100th birthday present to itself, and to anyone else blessed enough to be able to afford one.Bentley Flying SpurEnlarge ImageThe first Flying Spur deliveries will take place in early 2020. Bentley 2020 Bentley Continental GT V8 first drive: A more athletic grand tourer 2020 Bentley Continental GT: Concept looks with a surprise inside More From Roadshow Bentley’s new Flying Spur is ‘the finest super-luxury sports sedan ever built’ Luxury cars Sedans Bentley Tags Comment 1 Share your voice Bentley’s first SUV is a 187-mph, all-terrain luxocratlast_img read more

first_imgThe attacker who shot dead 39 people on New Year’s night at an Istanbul nightclub has been identified as an Uzbek jihadist who belongs to the extremist Islamic State (IS) group, Turkish press reports said.There had been confusion over the identity of the attacker—who remains on the run—with reports initially suggesting a Kyrgyz national and then a Uighur from China.But intelligence services and anti-terror police in Istanbul have now identified the man as a 34-year-old Uzbek who is part of a Central Asian IS cell, the Hurriyet daily and other Turkish newspapers reported.It said he has the code name of Ebu Muhammed Horasani within the IS extremist group. There was no official confirmation of the report.The killer slipped into the night after killing 27 foreigners and 12 Turkish nationals at the Reina nightclub in Istanbul just 75 minutes into 2017.Despite an intense manhunt, he remains on the run, with some reports saying that he is still believed to be in Istanbul.Turkish police had last week released images of the alleged killer, including a chilling silent video he purportedly took in central Istanbul with a selfie stick.Uzbekistan clamped down on militant Islam after the fall of the Soviet Union under the secular rule of its long-standing leader Islam Karimov who died in 2016.IS militants from Central Asia, including Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, as well as from Russia’s Muslim regions of Dagestan and Chechnya are believed to have played a key role in the triple suicide bombings and gun attack at Istanbul’s main airport in June.The IS extremist group claimed the Istanbul nightclub attack, the first time it has ever clearly claimed a major attack in the country despite being blamed for several strikes including the airport bombings.last_img read more

first_img Share The Latest on stabbings in Finland (all times local):Several Stabbed In Finland, One Apprehended- Says Police https://t.co/Z7xQx3avVp pic.twitter.com/GTnthOeRYX— NEWS IN-DEPTH (@RcmcMedia) August 18, 20177:20 p.m.Finland’s interior minister says security is being stepped up across the Nordic country after stabbings that killed at least two people in a western city.Paula Risikko made the announcement during a news conference in Turku, where the stabbings happened.Police say that a suspect is in custody and being treated in a hospital after officers shot him in the thigh.Turku is about 150 kilometers (90 miles) west of the capital, Helsinki.___7:15 p.m.Police in Finland say that two people have been killed and six others wounded in stabbings in the western city of Turku.Police say that a suspect is in custody and being treated in a hospital after officers shot him.Turku is about 150 kilometers (90 miles) west of the capital, Helsinki.___7 p.m.Finland’s main news agency says one person has died in the stabbings in the western city of Turku.The STT agency cited the hospital where the victim died.Finland’s top police chief Seppo Kolehmainen said it was too early to link the events in Turku to international terrorism, according to the YLE broadcaster.Kolehmainen said it was “nothing is known about the motives … or what precisely has happened in Turku.”Police earlier said officers shot a man in the leg and detained him after the stabbings. Police also say they are looking for more potential suspects.___6:35 p.m.Police in Finland say they are looking for more potential suspects in the stabbing of several people in the western city of Turku.Police made the announcement on Twitter, also warning people to leave and avoid central Turku. Earlier, police said they shot one man in the leg who was suspected of stabbing several people.Finnish broadcaster YLE says several people were seen lying on the ground in the central part of the city.Tabloid Ilta-Sanomat says six people were injured, one man and five women, and that a woman with stroller was attacked by a man with a large knife.___6:10 p.m.Police in Finland say they have shot a man in the leg after he was suspected of stabbing several people in the western city of Turku.Finnish broadcaster YLE says several people were seen lying on the ground in the central part of the city.On Twitter, police urged people to avoid that part of Turku.Tabloid Ilta-Sanomat says six people were injured, one man and five women, and that a woman with stroller was attacked by a man with a large knife.last_img read more

first_imgBy Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore EditorThere are thousands of people in Baltimore, many of them among the most disenfranchised communities of the city, who dread this week because they will have to bid farewell to Chief Melvin Russell, a man who embodied the term “public servant” as a member of the Baltimore Police Department (BPD), for 39 years.Russell, the former chief of the Community Collaboration Division and a deputy commissioner, will officially step down from his posts on April 24, the first day sweeping changes to the BPD are scheduled to begin; much of the restructuring is aimed at BPD command staff, which Russell was a part of.However, there is a massive celebration planned in honor of Russell that will take place in front of City Hall on the 25th, beginning at 4:00 p.m. Allegedly, the send off for Russell is being spearheaded by new Police Commissioner Michael Harrison. Several members of the BPD command staff will also reportedly be in attendance to honor Russell and his work, which some argue has been transcendent in many communities.Several influential members of Baltimore’s clergy allegedly pushed hard to make sure Russell, an ordained minister and an elder at New Beginnings Ministries, under Pastor Terry Love, was feted properly and publicly.“The clergy of the city has been working with Chief Russell for many years, even before the Freddie Gray incident…we’ve worked with Russell for many, many years, building relationships between the community and the police department,” said Bishop Angel Nunez, senior pastor of the Bilingual Christian Church of Baltimore. Although Nunez will not reveal specifics of the confidential meeting between Baltimore clergy members and Commissioner Harrison (who is also an ordained minister), Nunez did suggest that Russell will continue to serve the city he loves.“In my mind I think there are other avenues we need to approach to make sure that there is not a loss,” Nunez said. “We are excited for what the future is to bring. I will not elaborate at this moment, but we are in expectation of a better police department … and our beloved chief will be involved one way or another.”last_img read more

first_imgOver the past eight years the IPTV World Forum has been the key global platform leading the debate, development and deployment of IP delivered TV. The show started as small conference for an elite group of visionary industry pioneers, but over time the show has gained momentum, delivering sustained  year on year growth. As the industry expanded and diversified, it has come to represent an even more vibrant and dynamic market than could have ever have been imagined at that founding event.The industry has become more diverse in a number of ways. It has diversified in the number and type of companies that offer a TV service delivered or enhanced though IP. It is no longer the sole domain of telcos: cablecos, satellite and terrestrial broadcasters are all seeking to add compelling enhancements to their services through internet connectivity.So whilst “managed end-to-end telco IPTV” will always be at the core of our coverage, our industry is now about so much more. The business and technical challenges that our community is now wrestling with involve using the flexibility and addressability of IP to deliver a wide array of personalised services. These range from smart TVs and TV apps, to OTT and multiplatform TV services, advanced content discovery and UI, new generations of advertising, the connected home, and the CDNs that underpin all of these.For the last two years this event has carried a slightly evolved brand to reflect this change, with an ampersand inserted between “IP” and “TV”. For the first year this was somewhat subliminally inserted in our logo, and for 2012 far more clearly highlighted in a modernised logo.  We believe this has more accurately reflected the scope of the event, and the focus of our customers, in a market where no clear consensus on new terminology existed.However we have been clear for some years that in time the brand would need to more fully evolve. IPTV as a terminology is now becoming part of our industry heritage, and – to some parts of our market at least  – is associated with their competitors or alternatives.As we transition our brand we believe it is important not to align ourselves with one particular interest group. Our market is awash with alternative terminologies, each with their particular nuanced meanings and specific advocates. We believe our future – and that of the industry – is to bring together those different strands, and more, as we develop a world of connected entertainment. It is important to not only capture the mood of the market, but also to provide a wide enough frame of reference to make the event inclusive of all sectors who might wish to participate in this exciting marketplace.At the same time, we are also seeking to harness the increasingly universal recognition of certain key industry terms. In recent months there has been a mounting media consensus around the term of connected TV, consolidating an increasing wave of interest. It seems that hardly a day passes when you can’t pick up a broadsheet newspaper – or click on a mainstream news website – without seeing feature on connected TV. It would be perverse of us to ignore this trend.The TV Connect brand will more clearly reflect the incredibly rich meeting place that the show has now become. It is an inclusive brand that recognises the diversity of those now participating in the event.  These participants come not only from telcos, cable providers, broadcasters and ISPs, but also from consumer electronics and smart TV companies, content providers, application developers, or other connected entertainment providers such as gaming and music.  A simple glance at the keynotes for the 2012 show evidences this range – from Twitter to MTV, from Sony to NBC and the BBC – and connected entertainment experiences are central to the discussion.The new brand also echoes an industry that has come of age, moving away from an emphasis on technology to one on services and experiences. Whilst at its core our coverage is about IP-enabled TV, it is a testament to the work of the past few years that many of those now speaking at the show are “blind” to technology, in the sense that they take the connectivity platform as a given. The focus is now on service innovation, and building compelling connected entertainment experiences – blending platforms and media to enrich, to personalise,  to differentiate, and ultimately to monetize.As this industry comes of age, we move forward with a brand that more fully reflects the diversity of this dynamic market. We look forward to welcoming you to TV Connect, here are Olympia, on 19th-21st March 2013.Gavin WhitechurchExecutive DirectorInforma Telecoms & Medialast_img read more

first_imgVirgin Media has claimed victory in an appeal hearing relating to the eleventh and final outstanding patent case brought against it by Rovi.The Court of Appeal dismissed Rovi’s claims in a ruling delivered last week, upholding a May 2014 High Court ruling that found Rovi’s claims to be invalid.Rovi had sued Virgin Media over a patent related to sending two signals to a TV or set-top box – one prompting a viewer to request more information on-screen, the other providing the information.Rovi has made 11 patent claims against Virgin Media since 2008, but the UK pay TV operator claims that all of these have now either been revoked by a court ruling or by the European Patent Office.“Virgin Media’s staunch defence of Rovi’s meritless patent claims has been vindicated in every single case heard by the High Court and the Court of Appeal. Each and every Court decision has confirmed that our position regarding Rovi patents has been justified,” claimed Brigitte Trafford, chief corporate affairs officer at Virgin Media.last_img read more

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have burdened Newham’s creaking public services “I had to wait in the hospital for four hours before someone looked at my baby who got burned” Today’s team of six are distributing wads of leaflets still touting a map that suggests Iraq and Syria would soon share the same border with the EU which Sadiq Khan derided as inflammatory and false in a referendum debate less than two days ago as Turkey has no chance of joining the economic bloc any time soon With a red Union Jack draped on his soldiers Newham local Mahyar Tousi 29 shoves the leaflets into letter boxes as he explains that he moved to the UK in the early ’90s after his mother gained asylum status Tousi says Europe’s open border policy has been “dangerous to refugees as well” He believes Germany which has taken in over 1 million asylum-seekers has not provided adequate welfare to the new arrivals “This is also not a fight between Europeans and non-Europeans” he says as he walks up to a terraced house “This is an issue of control where we want to have the ability to stop people with criminal records from coming in” As they knock on doors the volunteers are approached by a 47-year-old man of Nigerian descent who identified himself only as Samuel He asks whether Britain “can really stand by ourselves the world needs to work together now” Tousi and Knight who seemed skilled in their voluntary tradecraft having canvassed for Leave since January explains the Leave position that the EU has yet to make trade deals with Africa resulting in high tariff fees on products like coffee from the continent The conversation then drifts to immigration where a now enraged Samuel who is a mental health nurse says he feels like a “second-class citizen in my own country” because he is unable to bring in his wife and children to the UK This is because he does not earn above the required threshold needed to bring over a non-EU spouse or children The Vote Leave volunteers commiserate suggesting that the EU migration policy is the cause “I am going to vote leave” says Samuel “It is racist and ridiculous” As Samuel walks away Knight tells TIME that incidences like this happen all the time According to the British Election Study two-thirds of Britain’s BAME (Black Asian and minority ethnic) voters favor staying in the EU compared to white voters who are evenly split between Brexit and Remain reports the BBC However many first-generation immigrants TIME spoke to on Thursday were on the side of the canvassers Euder Menezes who is an EU citizen from Italy and thus unable to vote in the referendum says he would vote out due to what he perceives as the British government being unable to provide new homes A few doors down a shirtless Billy Simba 41 who moved here with his wife from the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2000 and gained citizenship says he is voting out for his children “I am a father of two and I am voting out because… I can’t see a future for them” he says He is worried that more migration will cause house 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