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Report: Raptors unlikely to keep Kawhi as he 'hates the cold'

The Toronto Raptors are holding out hope of somehow convincing Kawhi Leonard to remain with the team instead of leaving as a free agent after the 2018-19 NBA season. And while reports suggest Leonard may be “warming to the idea” of playing in Toronto, th

Pocono IndyCar: Power grabs 53rd pole position, matches Foyt

Power’s third pole of the year was earned with the only two-lap average over 219mph around the 2.5-mile tri-oval, setting a remarkable 219.942 on his first lap, and a 219.080 on his second. Power will be aiming for his third straight win at Pocono tomorrow

Scenic railroad in Ohio buys historic Zephyr railcars

PENINSULA, Ohio (AP) - A tourist excursion railroad that operates in partnership with the Cuyahoga Valley National Park has acquired four railcars dating back to the 1940s. The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad says it purchased the four Zephyr railcars for $1.

Resort postpones reopening after closure due to storm damage

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - A Scottsdale-area resort closed Aug. 11 because of storm flooding and damage is postponing its reopening. The Talking Stick Resort and Casino on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community had planned to reopen Sunday but now says i

Saturday midday open thread: CEO-to-worker compensation hits 312-1; China goes to WTO on solar levy

79 days remain until the November midterms What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … How Daily Kos Elections analyzes and reports on polls, by David Nir The final battle of the Civil Social Justice War will be in the heart, mind and spirit of the

Bertens tops Kvitova, advances to finals in Cincinnati

Kiki Bertens advances to 1st Western & Southern Open final, wearing down No. 8 Petra Kvitova

Power starts bid for 3rd straight Pocono victory from pole

Will Power starts bid for 3rd straight Pocono victory from pole

Great leap forward: from Williamsport to major leagues

Little League World Series proves a springboard to major leagues for some 50 players

Norway's Hovland, UCLA's Bling advance to US Amateur final

Norway's Viktor Hovland, UCLA sophomore Devon Bling advance to US Amateur final at Pebble Beach

Nord Stream 2 is purely economic project, doesn’t prevent gas supplies through Ukraine – Putin

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline project is a «purely economic project» and does not mean the transit of gas through Ukraine will stop, Vladimir Putin has stressed during a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Read Full Article at RT.c

See Hasbro make its first Power Rangers toy: A highly-detailed White Ranger - CNET

Exclusive: Tommy the White Ranger kicks off Hasbro's Lightning Collection, a premium line of Power Rangers figures.

Alonso tips Le Mans Esports Series to be a “huge success” 

Alonso, who won the Le Mans 24 Hours at his first attempt in June, was present for the launch at Silverstone for the unique Forza Motorsport 7 championship. Registration is now open, and the first of six qualifying events is underway. Gamers can qualify from

Twitter reacts to Blake Bortles doing Blake Bortles things

Blake Bortles had a pretty nice season in 2017 and really stepped up his game during the playoffs, but on Saturday he was back to his old tricks with a brutal interception.During the first quarter, Bortles threw said interception right to safety Harrison Smit

Nationals place Bryce Harper, Daniel Murphy on revocable trade waivers

Per a report from Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, the Nationals have placed a number of players on revocable trade waivers, including outfielder Bryce Harper and second baseman Daniel Murphy.Of course, the mere fact that both players were placed on waivers d

View from the Left: Media shifts from 'But her emails' in 2016 to 'But Pelosi' in 2018

We are in the midst of watching the collective Washington media commit journalistic malpractice all over again this election cycle with Nancy Pelosi taking over Hillary Clinton's starring role as their lead obsession while they give the GOP a virtual pass.

Silverstone ELMS: G-Drive dominates as title rival crashes out

Roman Rusinov took first place moments before the end of his single stint, passing early leader Julien Canal’s Panis Barthez Competition Ligier. No one was able to muster resistance to Rusinov, Jean-Eric Vergne and Andrea Pizzitola’s dominant #26 G-Drive

Insight into development of lung cancer

Lung cancer results from effects of smoking along with multiple genetic components. A new study identifies two main pathways for the role of chromosome 15q25.1 -- a leader in increasing susceptibility to lung cancer -- in modifying disease risk. One pathway i

Making aquafeed more sustainable: Scientists develop feeds using a marine microalga co-product

Scientists have created a more sustainable feed for aquaculture by using a marine microalga co-product as a feed ingredient. The study is the first of its kind to evaluate replacing fishmeal with a co-product in feed designed specifically for Nile tilapia.

Water-worlds are common: Exoplanets may contain vast amounts of water

Scientists have shown that water is likely to be a major component of those exoplanets (planets orbiting other stars) which are between two to four times the size of Earth. It will have implications for the search of life in our Galaxy.

World's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics

A ground-breaking advancement in materials research by successfully developing the world's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics, which are mechanically robust and can have complex shapes. This could turn a new page in the structural application of ceramics.

Acid coastal seas off US putting common fish species at risk

Scientists have shown that coastal waters and river estuaries can exhibit unique vulnerabilities to acidification than offshore waters. This acidification, detected in waters off the United States West Coast and the Gulf of Mexico, can lead to disorientation

Tom Watson Looks Back at His Historic Moment on Pebble Beach’s 17th Hole


Waring, Aiken share 3rd-round lead at Nordea Masters

Paul Waring and Thomas Aiken share the lead, three shots clear of their rivals, after the third round of the Nordea Masters on the European Tour on Saturday

Sex scandals fester at unhealthy organizations, experts say

Sex scandals fester at unhealthy organizations, experts say

Mbappe scores 2 as PSG wins 3-1 with VAR reprieve

Mbappe scores 2 as PSG wins 3-1 with VAR reprieve

Power goes for 3rd straight win at Pocono to aid title shot

Will Power goes for 3rd straight win at Pocono Raceway to aid title shot

Gaming in Asia may be crypto’s killer dApp

As money and talent flows into the crypto and blockchain worlds, a persistent question keeps coming up: what is going to be the “killer app” that drives adoption for these nascent technologies? The answer may well be quite simple: gaming in Asia.

Global unicorn exits hit multi-year high in 2018

Unicorn exits are taking flight. With the IPO window wide open, an apparent record number of venture-backed companies privately valued over $1 billion have launched public offerings this year.

Distributed teams are rewriting the rules of office(less) politics

When we think about designing our dream home, we don’t think of having a thousand roommates in the same room with no doors or walls. Yet in today’s workplace where we spend most of our day, the purveyors of corporate office design insist that tearing dow

This straight-up audiophile turntable costs less than you'd think - CNET

Looking to step up your vinyl game? The $999 MoFi StudioDeck looks, sounds and feels terrific -- and it’s made in the US.

Students more likely to eat school breakfast when given extra time, new study finds

Using food weighting stations, the researchers collected information on the number of students who ate a school breakfast, how much they ate, and their exact nutritional intake.

Perinatal hypoxia associated with long-term cerebellar learning deficits and Purkinje cell misfiring

The type of hypoxia that occurs with preterm birth is associated with locomotor miscoordination and long-term cerebellar learning deficits but can be partially alleviated with an off-the-shelf medicine, according to a study using a preclinical model.

A valley so low: Electrons congregate in ways that could be useful to 'valleytronics'

Researchers have made a finding that could help usher in new area of technology called 'valleytronics.' The study found that electrons in bismuth crystals prefer to collect in one valley rather than being distributed equally across valleys, setting up a type

Chemistry professor develops contaminant detection technique for heparin

In 2008, a contaminant eluded the quality safeguards in the pharmaceutical industry and infiltrated a large portion of the supply of the popular blood thinner heparin, sickening hundreds and killing about 100 in the US.

Nord Stream 2 is purely business project, doesn’t prevent gas supplies through Ukraine – Putin

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline project is a «purely economic project» and does not mean the transit of gas through Ukraine will stop, Vladimir Putin has stressed during a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Read Full Article at RT.c

Report: Carson Wentz ramps up practice involvement, will not play in preseason

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is ramping up his practice involvement, but he won’t be taking the field this preseason.According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen, Wentz will resume 11-on-11 work at practice on Sunday, a good sign

Nationals placed Bryce Harper on revocable trade waivers

The Washington Nationals placed many players on revocable trade waivers this week, including star Bryce Harper, according to a report.The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal shared the news, noting that teams placing players on revocable waivers at this point in the y

Watch: Vikings honor Tony Sparano with moment of silence, touching ceremony

Earlier this summer, the Minnesota Vikings lost a beloved member of their team when offensive line coach Tony Sparano passed away.On Saturday ahead of their second preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, the team honored Sparano with a tremendous cer

Report: Joe Girardi turned down invitation to Yankee reunion

The New York Yankees honored their 1998 World Series team on Saturday, but there was one rather conspicuous absence to the festivities.Joe Girardi, who was a backup catcher on the 1998 team and the manager from 2008-2017, was invited to the ceremony but decli

Toyota will win at Silverstone by four laps - Button

Both races of the 2018/19 campaign so far have proved Toyota walkovers, with the Japanese marque finishing two laps up on the third-placed Rebellion at Spa before winning the Le Mans 24 Hours with a crushing margin of 12 laps. The championship made several Eq
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