No. 17 Utah State routs Denver

first_img Associated Press November 12, 2019 /Sports News – Local No. 17 Utah State routs Denver Tags: Utah State Aggies Basketball FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLOGAN, Utah (AP) — Brock Miller scored a career-high 27 points and No. 17 Utah State cruised to a 97-56 victory over Denver on Tuesday night.Alphonso Anderson added 15 points and Sam Merrill had 14. Justin Bean led the Aggies with 15 rebounds.The Aggies (3-0) jumped out to an 18-5 lead over the first five minutes. Miller scored Utah State’s first eight points, hitting two 3s and a jumper.During the opening nine minutes of the game, the Aggies were especially stingy on defense. After David Nzekwesi scored Denver’s first three points of the game on a three-point play, Utah State allowed just four points over the next eight minutes. Over that time, the Aggies went on a 28-4 run. Utah State’s defense forced Denver to 36% shooting from the field and just 13% from beyond the arc. The Aggies also forced six turnovers in the first half.Utah State’s defense was equally as good after the halftime break, holding Denver to just five points in the first seven minutes of the final half.Ade Murkey led Denver (1-2) with 14 points.POLL WATCH: Utah State remained at the No. 17 spot in the Associated Press poll after starting the season 2-0 with an 81-73 win against Montana State to open the season and an 89-34 route against in-state school Weber State. The No. 17 ranking the third-highest AP ranking in school history and the Aggies’ highest ranking since the 1970-71 season.BIG PICTUREUtah State: The Aggies improve to 3-0 on the season with another win at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum. Utah State again played without sophomore center Neemias Queta as he continues to recover from a knee injury. Starting in his place was Kuba Karwowski.Denver: The Pioneers, coming off of a 74-62 win against WAC school Utah Valley University, fell to 1-2 on the season. Utah State held Denver to season lows in points scored, field goal percentage and 3-point percentage.UP NEXTUtah State: The Aggies continue a seven-game homestand to open the season, taking on North Carolina A&T at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum on Friday.Denver: The Pioneers head back home to play Western Colorado on Saturday at the Hamilton Gymnasium. Written bylast_img read more

US Navy Releases Selective Early Retirement Results from Fiscal Year 2012

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today US Navy Releases Selective Early Retirement Results from Fiscal Year 2012 View post tag: Navy Results from the Fiscal Year 2012 Selective Early Retirement Board have been approved and notifications are complete, according to NAVADMIN 295/11, released Oct. 4.Board results are posted for individual access through BUPERS online accounts. In accordance with ALNAV 061/11, officers selected for early retirement have also been notified by letter routed via their immediate superior in command.The FY-12 Selective Early Retirement Board (SERB) reviewed the records of active duty unrestricted line captains and commanders who met eligibility criteria outlined in NAVADMIN 006/11.Navy convened the SERB after high retention, reduction in officer billets and low attrition among senior active duty unrestricted line officers resulted in an excess. The board was used as a force management measure to balance the force and ensure sufficient senior officers are available at the right times in their careers to serve in critical fleet billets, according to the message.Like the enlisted retention board and senior enlisted continuation board, SERB is a force-management tool to help the Navy meet its congressionally mandated end strength.SERB complies with statutory requirements of Title 10, United States Code, Section 638 and conforms to Department of Defense Instruction 1332.32 and SECNAVINST 1420.1B as a means to manage officer strength excess.Officers selected for early retirement are encouraged to participate in the Executive Transition Assistance Program.[mappress]Source: navy, October 06, 2011 US Navy Releases Selective Early Retirement Results from Fiscal Year 2012 View post tag: Selective View post tag: 2012 October 6, 2011 View post tag: News by topic View post tag: early View post tag: Naval View post tag: US View post tag: from View post tag: releases View post tag: Results View post tag: Fiscal View post tag: Retirement Authorities View post tag: Year Share this articlelast_img read more

Twiddle Announces Three-Night Halloween Run At The Brooklyn Bowl

first_imgTwiddle will be spending Halloween weekend at the Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY! The three-night run spreads from October 27-29, and is sure to keep fans dancing their ways freakishly through the night. With supporting acts yet to-be-announced, it’s still a no-brainer to jump on these tickets fast — as Twiddle continues to sell out shows in the Northeast. There will be a very limited supply of 3-Day Passes available to the general public on Friday at 10AM here. Though their fan ticketing will go on-sale tomorrow at 10AM via Applauz. More information can be found on the band’s website. Don’t miss out!To get excited for the occasion, watch this full-video from Twiddle’s December performance at the Bowl with Cabinet over here.last_img read more

SXSW: Meet us at a Celebration of Entrepreneurs

first_imgEvery year, I look forward to South By Southwest (SXSW), Austin’s annual music/film/interactive/comedy festival. Not just because it’s in my backyard of Austin, Tx. Not just because Dell puts on a fabulous week-long activation called the “Dell Experience.”I look forward to it because SXSW attracts the best of the best in terms of entrepreneurial spirit. The likes of Twitter and Foursquare chose SXSW to launch themselves onto the world. And for good reason.The energy at SXSW is unparalleled to any event or festival I have ever been to. You can sense the enthusiasm as the next big thing is somewhere; you just have to find it. Hundreds of Austin venues are made over to accommodate the thousands that descend upon Austin.SXSW Interactive is focused on emerging technologies. So what better time for Dell Small Business to have a full day to celebrate all the entrepreneurs that use our technology to launch their own new innovations, products, and ideas.We will be celebrating those entrepreneurs on Tuesday March 13th in the Dell Experience at 310 W 3rd Street, Austin (Right across from the convention center).We have brought in partners Bumble, the female-first social networking app with over 28 million global users, and Kendra Scott, both tech-savvy companies started by forward-thinking Austin entrepreneurs to help celebrate.The day will kick off with Small Business Brunch and Bingo (sign up here) where we’ll be giving away Dell computers, Bumble Bizz grants, Tiff’s Treats gift cards and more.After that, we’ll move into a Creator’s Marketplace (sign up to attend here). Ten awesome Dell customers who are disrupting their industries will be displaying what they have to offer. From Bumble’s “headshot carwash” to Tiff’s Treats “warm cookie moment” to Kate Zaremba’s wallpaper display, this is going to be a true celebration of startups and their entrepreneurial spirit.To top it off, Dell’s small business tech advisors, will be on hand all day to discuss your technology hang-ups, diagnose your business IT challenges, and show you some of the latest and greatest technology for small businesses… or just play against you in our latest virtual reality games.Check out everything happening in the Dell Experience here.last_img read more

Weekend Pick: Tube Big Bend in West Virginia

first_imgThe first weekend of August means the Dog Days of Summer are upon us. The mercury rises to its zenith, the humidity really kicks in, and the drive to get outside and sweat is near baseline. Sitting inside next to the air conditioner is one option, but no one ever wants a case of summer cabin fever. There is only one thing to do during the stickiest weekends in August: tube.Tubing is one of the great American traditions and is so quintessentially Southern, one has to think the practice started in the Appalachia. It combines the pleasure, coolness, and excitement of the river with the enjoyment of just sitting there. Sure you may have to move a little to get to the beer cooler, or to cool off with the occasional dunk, but really it’s just like sitting in a floating recliner and watching the clouds drift by. If you want to relax outside, this is the best way to do it, and one of the best places to do it is at Big Bend on the South Branch of the Potomac in West Virginia. If you are over exercise tube Big Bend, but if you are dead set on getting a workout, grab your SUP and give your core a little boost while you’re at it. Respite is only a wobble away.Deep inside the wild Monongahela National Forest, the South Branch of the Potomac makes a drastic U-turn through the scenic Smoke Hole Canyon. Green forested gorge walls are interspersed with rocky cliffs on the outer edge of the “big bend” in this river, while a forested campground occupies the inside peninsula. The entire loop around the campground is a mile long, packed with small riffles and fun waves, perfect for running laps in a tube on a hot summer day. Tube for an hour, walk a few hundred yards across the peninsula, and start again. This is primitive tubing at its finest, so bring your own tube, and don’t expect heavy crowds, even on a summer weekend.Nearby: The 24-mile long North Rim Trail follows the western rim of Suck Hole canyon. It’s a primo mountain biking and hiking trail with rocky outcroppings and a cornucopia of long-range views.Closest Town: Petersburg, W.Va.Directions: Follow US Route 220 south from Petersburg to the Upper Tract Bridge at County Route 2. Take a right at the bridge and follow County Route 2 for 10 miles into the campground.View Larger Maplast_img read more

US expert predicts reduced power for property managers

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ALL NON-LIFE-SUSTAINING BUSINESSES IN PENNSYLVANIA TO CLOSE PHYSICAL LOCATIONS AS OF 8 PM TODAY TO SLOW SPREAD OF COVID-19

first_img Press Release,  Public Health Wolf Administration Orders Closure of Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses at 8 p.m. Today, March 19Enforcement Actions for Restaurant, Bar Dine-In Closure Began at 8 p.m., March 18Enforcement Actions for Non-Compliance will Begin at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 21Governor Tom Wolf today ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close their physical locations as of 8 p.m. today, March 19, to slow the spread of COVID-19. Enforcement actions against businesses that do not close physical locations will begin at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 21.Gov. Wolf’s order is here.A video statement from Gov. Wolf is here.Sec. of Health’s order is here.A list of life-sustaining businesses is here.In extenuating circumstances, special exemptions will be granted to businesses that are supplying or servicing health care providers.“To protect the health and safety of all Pennsylvanians, we need to take more aggressive mitigation actions,” said Gov. Wolf. “This virus is an invisible danger that could be present everywhere. We need to act with the strength we use against any other severe threat. And, we need to act now before the illness spreads more widely.”The governor had previously encouraged non-life-sustaining businesses to close to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Restaurants and bars were already required to stop all dine-in services. Enforcement for establishments with a liquor license began at 8 p.m. March 18, and enforcement for all other food establishments will begin at 8 p.m. tonight. Food establishments can offer carry-out, delivery, and drive-through food and beverage service, including alcohol.Pursuant to the Emergency Management Services Code, the governor is granted extraordinary powers upon his declaration of a disaster emergency, such as COVID-19. Among these powers, the governor may control the ingress and egress into the disaster area, the movement of persons, and the occupancy of premises within the disaster area, which has been established to be the entire commonwealth for the COVID-19 disaster emergency. The secretary of health separately is authorized under the law to employ measures necessary for the prevention and suppression of disease.Separately, and taken together, the administration is exercising these powers to temporarily close all non-life-sustaining businesses and dine-in facilities at all restaurants and bars across the commonwealth. Persons must be removed from these premises to cope with the COVID-19 disaster emergency.Failure to Comply and EnforcementFailure to comply with these requirements will result in enforcement action that could include citations, fines, or license suspensions.The governor has directed the following state agencies and local officials to enforce the closure orders to the full extent of the law:Pennsylvania Liquor Control BoardDepartment of HealthDepartment of AgriculturePennsylvania State PoliceLocal officials, using their resources to enforce closure orders within their jurisdictionsPrivate businesses, local organizations and other noncompliant entities that fail or refuse to comply with the governor’s orders that protect the lives and health of Pennsylvanians will forfeit their ability to receive any applicable disaster relief and/or may be subject to other appropriate administrative action. Such action may include termination of state loan or grant funding, including Redevelopment Assistance Capital Project (RACP) grant funding and/or suspension or revocation of licensure for violation of the law.Finally, in addition to any other criminal charges that might be applicable, the Department of Health is authorized to prosecute noncompliant entities for the failure to comply with health laws, including quarantine, isolation or other disease control measures. Violators are subject to fines or imprisonment.Business Loans and SupportThe Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) offers working capital loans that could be of assistance to businesses impacted by COVID-19. Resources and information will be posted to http://dced.pa.gov/resources as they become available. The U.S. Small Business Administration, in addition to local funding partners, may also be a source of assistance for affected businesses.The Wolf Administration today announced the availability of low-interest loans for small businesses and eligible non-profits in all 67 counties in Pennsylvania through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).Businesses seeking guidance from DCED can also contact its customer service resource account at [email protected] or by calling 1-877-PA-HEALTH and selecting option 1.For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, Pennsylvanians should visit: https://www.pa.gov/guides/responding-to-covid-19/. ALL NON-LIFE-SUSTAINING BUSINESSES IN PENNSYLVANIA TO CLOSE PHYSICAL LOCATIONS AS OF 8 PM TODAY TO SLOW SPREAD OF COVID-19 March 19, 2020center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Quadri, Assar lead African charge at German Open

first_imgRelatedPosts Aruna Quadri’s uncommon qualities stand him out, says Oshodi Quadri Aruna leads Africa to World Cup Aruna’s arrival attracted interest in Germany — TTBL The two best players in Africa – Aruna Quadri of Nigeria and Omar Assar of Egypt – will be leading the continent’s contingent to the first ITTF World Tour in 2020 – German Open — holding at GETEC Arena in Magdeburg on from January 28 to February 2, 2020. Assar, 2019 ITTF Africa Cup Champion will lead a six-man Egyptian contingent in the men’s singles. Before the start of the tournament on Tuesday, the Egyptian delegation has been in Germany warming up for the competition with technical input from one of their national coaches, Maged Ashour. Aside Assar, other Egyptian stars expected to be in action in Magdeburg are Assar’s sibling, Khalid, as well as veteran Egyptian, Ahmed Saleh. Others are Mohamed Shouman, Karim Elhakem and Mahmoud Helmy. Having put the disappointment of missing out from the team event of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games behind them, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri and Olajide Omotayo will also be competing at the German Open. Omotayo had earlier this year said he would compete in some of the elite tournaments in 2020 as part of his build up to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Omotayo said: “I hope and believe I can make it to Tokyo 2020 because I know that my winning the African Games means more hard work and that is why I am going to compete in some of the elite tournament this year. “I am starting with the German Open with the hope that playing against the best in the world would toughen me and also help me to be in shape for the African Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Tunisia next month.” For Quadri, it promises to be a long route to the main draw as only the top 16 players in the world were listed in the seeding list while the Nigerian is rated 18th. This development has prompted Quadri’s participation in the preliminary round, which serves as a pathway to the main draw. Africa’s most improved player in 2019, Ibrahima Diaw, will be hoping to repeat the feat that saw him rise to 76 in the world in 2019 as the Denmark-based star will be competing from the second round of the preliminary, while he will partner Omotayo in the men’s doubles. Two African female stars – Dina Meshref of Egypt and Cameroun’s Sarah Hanffou – will also be inaction in the women’s singles being part of their build-up to the 2020 Africa Top 16 Cup holding in Tunisia next month. Hanffou, who is eager to compete at Tokyo 2020, will also be using the tournament to tune up for the African Olympic Qualifying Tournament as she hopes to seal one of the four slots at stake in Tunis.Tags: aruna quadriGETEC ArenaMAgdeburgOmar Azzarlast_img read more

Cricket News Tamim Iqbal Back In Bangladesh Squad For Twenty20 Internationals Against India

first_imgNew Delhi: Tamim Iqbal, who had missed the home series involving Zimbabwe and Afghanistan after the end of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, has been included back in the Bangladesh team for the upcoming three-match Twenty20 Internationals against India. The left-hander had requested a break from the Bangladesh Cricket Board after a woeful 2019 World Cup where he managed just one fifty. In the subsequent series against Sri Lanka, where he was also the captain, Bangladesh were whitewashed 3-0 and he requested time-off to work on his fitness.However, there is a major surprise in the inclusion of Arafat Sunny and Al-Amin Hossain. Sunny and Al-Amin featured in the 2016 World T20 and have not played for Bangladesh since. The 33-year-old Sunny, a left-arm orthodox spinner who has taken 12 wickets in 10 T20Is, was suspended during the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 for an illegal bowling action. He had also spent two months in jail after being arrested in 2017 for his involvement in a family dispute.Al-Amin’s inclusion is a result of Rubel Hossain getting injured. The squad sees the inclusion of some youngsters like Afif Hossain, who hit a fifty against Zimbabwe in the Twenty20 tri-series. The selectors also decided to drop Sabbir Rahman, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Rubel and Taijul Islam from the side that played during the tri-nation series at home. Speaking about the squad, chief selector Minhajul Abedin said, “We have recalled Sunny because we need someone experienced for India, which is a tough country. Al-Amin comes into the squad as some of our other fast bowlers are injured.”The side will be captained by Shakib Al Hasan, who himself took a break after the end of the ICC Cricket World Cup for the series against Sri Lanka. Bangladesh have lost all eight Twenty20 Internationals against India, with the last loss coming in 2018 in a heart-breaking final at the Nidahas Trophy in Colombo. In that match, Dinesh Karthik smashed 29 off eight balls which included a last ball six off Soumya Sarkar. Also Read | Bangladesh board announces squad for Sri Lanka series, Shakib Al Hasan restedThe T20I series will begin with the first match on November 3 at Arun Jaitley stadium in New Delhi. The next two games are at Rajkot and Nagpur on November 7 and 10 respectively.  Squad: Shakib Al Hasan (C), Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Naim Sheikh, Mushfiqur Rahhim, Mahmudullah Riyad, Afif Hossain, Musaddek Hossain, Aminul Islam Biplob, Arafat Sunny, Mohammad Saifuddin, Al-Amin Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Shafiul Islam.  For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

Wisconsin takes series from No. 1 Denver

first_imgSophomore forward Jordy Murray scores the Badgers\’ third goal of the night on a wrap around in the second period. Murray earned \”game puck\” honors for his play against Denver in the 4-3 UW victory.[/media-credit]It wasn’t easy, but Wisconsin finally got a huge monkey off its back.In a fierce battle with a playoff-like atmosphere Saturday night, the No. 3 Badgers outlasted the top-ranked Denver Pioneers 4-3 in front of a sellout crowd of 15,237 at the Kohl Center.With the win, Wisconsin snapped a six-game winless streak against Denver. The first five of those contests were Denver victories last season before the Badgers and Pioneers skated to a 3-3 tie in Friday night’s series opener.Considering the Badgers’ play in the second game of their last series at Colorado College, the result Saturday night meant that much more to the team.“Taking three out of four points from Denver is always a good weekend,” senior tri-captain Ben Street said. “We had a bit of a sour taste in our mouths coming back from Colorado Springs. … I thought we responded real well tonight. To win the game like that is huge for our team — it shows maturity and it’s a big step from last Saturday.”After falling behind 2-0 in Friday night’s game, Wisconsin came out aggressive early and netted a first period goal to take a 1-0 lead 15:47 into the game.Street’s goal, his 10th of the season, came as a result of a heads up play by the 5-foot-11 native of British Columbia. After fellow senior Michael Davies lost control of the puck after making a nice move to get in front of the net, Street grabbed the puck and fired a slap shot past DU goaltender Marc Cheverie.UW carried that lead into the break, but it would not take long for the Pioneers to answer back.Just 2:32 into the second period, freshman defenseman Matt Donovan fired a shot past Wisconsin goaltender Brett Bennett from the top of the right circle for the power play goal.The Badgers remained resilient, however, and answered with another goal just seconds later. Freshman Craig Smith, a Madison native, found the back of the net with a one-timer on a feed from senior Blake Geoffrion.That goal, the Badgers’ second of the game, put UW back up one and swung the momentum back in the home team’s favor. Large momentum swings were the theme of the night.“In a game like this, there were these flow and ebbs where one team’s trying to get up and get the advantage and then the other team fights back,” head coach Mike Eaves said.“In the second period there we did some things that were uncharacteristic — turning the puck over in the middle of ice — and we had to battle back, stop doing those things and get the momentum on our side.”UW held that momentum four the majority of the second period, even adding a third goal at the 6:26 mark when sophomore forward Jordy Murray poked one just past Cheverie on the wrap around.Murray’s goal was assisted by Smith and Geoffrion, and made it appear as though the Badgers could put the game away with another one in the second period.Unfortunately for the cardinal and red, though, Denver was not about to give up just yet.At the 13:43 mark in the period, senior captain Rhett Rakhshani got an easy opportunity and converted it, cutting the lead to 3-2.Rakhshani was pleased with his team’s ability to answer the Badgers’ 3-1 lead, but acknowledged the Pioneers’ slow start was to blame for the loss.“We responded and that’s a positive, but I think in the future we’re going to have to learn how to come out harder,” he said. “This is going to bite us in the butt later in the season if we’re not prepared for that.”Still, Wisconsin had the lead going into the third and the chance to go up 4-2 if it scored first in the final period. Yet, the Pioneers stole the momentum once again, as Rakhshani’s linemate and fellow senior Tyler Ruegsegger put one through the five-hole on Bennett to tie things up at three goals apiece.For the second consecutive night, two of the nation’s top three teams were tied 3-3 in the third period and appeared as though they could be headed for overtime once again.Thanks to an excellent faceoff play by the Badgers, though, the game would end in regulation.After sophomore Derek Stepan won a faceoff in the Denver zone, freshman defenseman Justin Schultz fired a shot from out wide that Davies tipped in for the game winner.Davies’ goal, his 11th of the season, sealed the series victory for the third-ranked Badgers. It was the first for UW against DU at the Kohl Center, which opened in 1998, and the first at home since October 1994.“The best thing about this weekend is the fact when you play at that level — that’s championship level in terms of college hockey,” Eaves said. “What better way to prepare yourself for the end of the year than by playing in these types of games?”last_img read more