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US Navy Blue Angels to Return to Smyrna Air Show in 2019 US Navy Blue Angels to Return to Smyrna Air Show in 2019
- December 06, 2017

You'll recall Blue Angel pilot, Captain Jeff Kuss (koose), died in Smyrna June 2nd, 2016, when his jet crashed during a practice run for the Great Tennessee Air Show. "Horry County Department of Airports is excited to partner with JLC Air Show Management and welcome the Wings Over Myrtle Beach Air Show to the Grand Strand", Director of airports, Scott Van Moppes said on Monday. (more...)
Arrest made in murder of ex-NBA player Lorenzen Wright Arrest made in murder of ex-NBA player Lorenzen Wright
- December 06, 2017

From 2010: The tribute to former Memphis star Lorenzen Wright. No court date has been set yet for the arraignment. Wright had been living in Atlanta and was visiting the Memphis area when he disappeared in July 2010. His body was found a week later. According to an affidavit, Wright's ex-wife told police that he had left her home in the suburb of Collierville on the night of July 18, 2010 with drugs and an unspecified amount of money. (more...)
Angels sign Maitan, the top prospect Braves lost due to major infractions Angels sign Maitan, the top prospect Braves lost due to major infractions
- December 06, 2017

They have only about $1.3 million in funds left for this worldwide signing period, and they are hoping to give those dollars to Japanese pitcher/hitter Shohei Ohtani . The Angels will begin at $4.75 million, but it could be reduced as a penalty if they sign a free agent who rejected a qualifying offer. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said the league's investigation determined the Braves funneled extra signing bonus money to five players in 2015-16 by giving the funds first to another player ... (more...)
Brushfire erupts in Santa Clarita, closing 5 Freeway Brushfire erupts in Santa Clarita, closing 5 Freeway
- December 06, 2017

The so-called Rye Fire was burning in light to medium fuels amid heavy winds, adding to two other large wildfires burning simultaneously in Southern California. The Creek Fire , near Sylmar, spread to over 4,000 acres as hundreds of firefighters tried to contain the blaze. No evacuations have been called, but some businesses in the area are sending employees home as a precautionary measure. (more...)
JuJu Smith-Schuster apologizes for big hit, taunt on Vontaze Burfict JuJu Smith-Schuster apologizes for big hit, taunt on Vontaze Burfict
- December 06, 2017

Burfict left the game on a stretcher and did not return. For a change, Vontaze Burfict found himself on the receiving end of a bone-crushing hit that an official would deem illegal. "That being said , I think we still have room for growth". Also, I believe that that's not me. The fact that he stood over him. "I haven't had an opportunity to see the television copy often times particularly in HD - that provides the best case scenario", Tomlin told reporters. (more...)
Franco hopes 'Disaster Artist' conveys passion of worst film ever made Franco hopes 'Disaster Artist' conveys passion of worst film ever made
- December 06, 2017

The movie was meant to be good, but after audiences laughed at it, it found new life in midnight screenings across the world, where it has been playing for the last 14 years. James Franco (as Tommy Wiseau): "That great idea". It's a warm hug of a comedy that truly lives up to Wiseau's ongoing mantra - you can laugh, you can cry, you can express yourself, but please don't hurt each other. (more...)
James Harden named player of week in Western Conference James Harden named player of week in Western Conference
- December 06, 2017

It is the third time this season and the 16th time in his career that Harden has received Player of the Week honors, all coming with Houston . The two guards don't necessarily mesh seamlessly with their style, and while they can coexist just fine on the same hardwood, they can best exploit their talents when they are the key presence on the court than when they're sharing the spotlight. (more...)
Indiana Among States Challenging California Egg Law Indiana Among States Challenging California Egg Law
- December 06, 2017

Constitution. Twelve states have joined together to challenge California in the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the state's law requiring egg producers across the country to comply with California's production practice regulations in order to sell eggs into California. (more...)
Aberdeen refuse Rangers permission to talk to Dons manager Derek McInnes Aberdeen refuse Rangers permission to talk to Dons manager Derek McInnes
- December 06, 2017

The 46-year-old is the pick of the Rangers board to take over the vacant role at Ibrox following the sacking of Pedro Caixinha in October. Compensation would have to be agreed between the sides if McInnes was to return to the club he served as a player between 1995 and 2000. (more...)
Resolution on Willie Taggart-Florida State contract talks expected Tuesday Resolution on Willie Taggart-Florida State contract talks expected Tuesday
- December 06, 2017

Former Western Kentucky quarterback and coach Willie Taggart is leaving OR to coach Florida State, according to multiple reports. Taggart has a 47-50 career record during stints at Western Kentucky (16-20 from 2010-12), USF (24-25 from 2013-16) and OR (7-5 in 2017). (more...)
Floyd Mayweather claims he carried Conor McGregor for the fans Floyd Mayweather claims he carried Conor McGregor for the fans
- December 05, 2017

Mayweather, who is now vacationing in China , addressed the issue in a video posted on FightHype .com, which Mayweather has consistently used as his mouthpiece for exclusives. De La Hoya then stated in November that he wanted to come out of retirement to fight McGregor . McGregor drew praise for how he performed in the early going against the undefeated boxer, and many folks, including two of the judges, awarded the first three rounds to the UFC champ. (more...)
KeyBanc Keeps Its Hold Rating on Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO) Shares Today
- December 06, 2017

The stock increased 7.22% or $1.01 during the last trading session, reaching $15. Currently, 122.92 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 60.18 million shares have been available to trade. Vista Outdoor Inc. The stock has a market capitalization of $801.96, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.37, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.44 and a beta of -0.33. (more...)
Afghanistan beat Ireland in first ODI Afghanistan beat Ireland in first ODI
- December 06, 2017

Played at Sharjah, the Ireland team won the toss and elected to field first, allowing the Afghan batsmen to start their batting innings. Nasir Jamal hit 53 as Afghanistan posted 238-9, with Boyd Rankin (4-44) and Tim Murtagh (3-28) ensuring Ireland were set a modest target. (more...)
Aubameyang is bad! - Jovial Bosz discusses Real Madrid interest Aubameyang is bad! - Jovial Bosz discusses Real Madrid interest
- December 06, 2017

Once Zidane's side return to Spain , they will head into the winter break on the back of a first Clasico clash of the season with Barcelona on December 23. We are halfway into the season, we still have six months left of the season. Pressure at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu is high at present, with Los Merengues eight points off leaders Barcelona in La Liga , not to mention trailing to Tottenham Hotspur in their UEFA Champions League group. (more...)
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc
- December 05, 2017

The Gmt Capital Corp holds 4.11 million shares with $395.17 million value, down from 4.25M last quarter. The stock increased 0.11% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $18.62. The New York-based Financial Bank Of Mellon has invested 0.01% in Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance , Inc. (NYSE:ARI)'s short data and trying to figure out market sentiment on which way the market thinks the stock is moving. (more...)
Eli Manning is the Giants' starting quarterback again Eli Manning is the Giants' starting quarterback again
- December 05, 2017

He has tremendous respect for what the man can do, so he was far from upset when the Giants announced Monday that McAdoo had been fired. It is the same type of stance the Giants adopted with wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who was eligible to sign an extension last offseason for the first time in his National Football League career even though it isn't the final year of his current deal. (more...)
Steelers' Smith-Schuster, Bengals' Iloka Each Banned 1 Game
- December 05, 2017

Good luck finding a dirtier player than Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict , who has, just this season, hit a teammate in training camp (when Gio Bernard was coming off a torn ACL) and been suspended for laying into Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman with an illegal hit during the preseason. (more...)
From 'we will sue' to Carvalho 'misunderstanding' From 'we will sue' to Carvalho 'misunderstanding'
- December 05, 2017

Hammers joint-chairman David Sullivan claimed the club had a bid for the Portugal worldwide accepted during the summer transfer window but ran out of time to complete medical checks and push through the swoop. The Hammers courted Sporting midfielder Carvalho throughout the last transfer window, but could not complete the move in time. "Subsequently, the clubs have maintained positive contacts and the matter is now resolved". (more...)
FSU's Derwin James declares for 2018 NFL Draft FSU's Derwin James declares for 2018 NFL Draft
- December 05, 2017

He also worked as a returner this season. He missed most of the 2016 season with a knee injury. James will finish the 2017 campaign with 84 total tackles, including 5.5 for loss and team-highs with 11 pass break-ups and two interceptions, including one of which he returned for a touchdown. (more...)
Georgia DC Mel Tucker lands second interview with Tennessee Georgia DC Mel Tucker lands second interview with Tennessee
- December 05, 2017

The two DCs will have second-round interviews with Fulmer Tuesday in New York, ESPN.com reported , citing sources . As always stay tuned to The Scoop for the latest news in the coaching profession . His defense was instrumental in taking down Alabama in the Iron Bowl and Georgia in the regular season. He was the head coach at Baylor from 1999-2002 and was part of the inaugural Carolina Panthers team in 1995. (more...)