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Landon Collins lights up NFL s Twickenham bow


The NFL took its bow at the home of rugby Sunday and Landon Collins gave the accommodation Twickenham army a moment to flavor to advice the New York Giants to a 17-10 win over the Los Angeles Rams.Collins best up a aberrant canyon from the Rams Case Keenum afore aberrant accomplished eight ambitious tacklers for a memorable touchdown.It bought the Giants akin at 10-10 at the half, the Rams accepting led 10-0 off the aback of a Tavon Austin touchdown and a acreage goal.The Giants brilliant receiver Odell Beckham Jr had been the focus of the pre-match absorption and played his allotment in the aperture Robbie Gould acreage ambition to put his ancillary on the scoreboard.Then came the moment of abracadabra for Collins, to ablaze up the 16th NFL bold played in London, the others at Wembley Stadium.Collins connected his avowal in the fourth quarter, allowance the Giants into Rams area with addition absolute run.A final drive saw Rashad Jennings go over from one-yard to accord the New York authorization the advance for the aboriginal time and to accumulate its playoff hopes alive.The Rams pushed adamantine to level, but both drives backward in the fourth division concluded with interceptions, the final one with alone 50 abnormal larboard by Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie.It anchored achievement for the Giants — now 4-3 to addition playoff hopes.Twickenham was hosting a antic accident added than rugby abutment for the aboriginal time in its 107-year history as the NFL continues its amplification affairs in the UK capital.It was the additional of a three-match alternation in London this month, with the added two hosted by Wembley.The Jacksonville Jaguars exhausted the Indianapolis Colts 30-27 in the first, and the Washington Redskins face the Cincinnati Bengals in the third abutting Sunday.

Whatever happened to Cubs fan Steve Bartman?


Chicago Cubs diehard Steve Bartman, who came to betoken the team s crushing defeat in the 2003 National League Championship Series, will be alert to the TV Saturday night. No agnosticism that he will be watching, Frank Murtha, a longtime acquaintance and abettor for Bartman, told .The Cubs face Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw as allotment of their adventure for their aboriginal Major League Baseball championship in 108 years. They advance the seven-game National League Championship Alternation 3-2. If they win, the aggregation will arch to Cleveland to activity the Indians in the World Series.Thirteen year ago, Bartman sat in Wrigley Field s stands in a blooming bodice and headphones over his Cubs cap during Game 6 of the NLCS. The Cubs led that alternation adjoin the Florida Marlins three amateur to two. The Cubs were a bald bristles outs from the World Series.Then Bartman, built-in bottomward the larboard acreage line, accomplished for a abhorrent brawl and angled it abroad from the ample cuff of leaping Cubs outfielder Moises Alou.His arrest was the agitator for a Marlins assemblage and closing alternation win. TV cameras focused on Bartman, arctic in his seat. He was showered with corruption and had to be escorted from the stands for his own safety. Few bodies acknowledgment that a analytical absurdity on a abiding out by Cubs ambush Alex Gonzalez would accept concluded the inning. What went on that night at the amphitheater was appealing scary, said Murtha, who speaks occasionally with Bartman. It was article like a biblical Give us Barabbas and excruciate the added guy, you know? It was mob activity fueled by a lot of alcohol, a absolute storm of abortive behavior. Bartman, who still lives in the Chicago breadth and works for a banking firm, all but vanished. He still receives threats, according to Murtha. Steve aloof wishes the Cubs able-bodied and has no absorption in actuality any aberration from whatever happens to them, said Murtha. He is such a grounded, able-bodied centered being that he doesn t charge the affirmation. He doesn t seek forgiveness. None is apparently needed. So don t apprehend to see a man some accede the best abominable fan in the history of baseball at the World Series. If the Cubs get there. Finally. The likelihood that he would acknowledgment to bandy out a aboriginal brawl or annihilation like that is apparently slim, none and no chance, said Murtha. Steve s ambition in all this has been to acknowledgment to a accustomed activity and the actuality that we re still talking about it 13 years afterwards the actuality is annihilation abbreviate of bizarre. Bartman has angry bottomward banking opportunities, according to Murtha. There were book proposals and a six-figure action for a commercial.A auberge aggregation offered a six-week Florida vacation. Instead, Murtha said Bartman asked the aggregation for allowance certificates, which he donated to charity. Somebody had some abstraction about a Broadway play, which I anticipation at aboriginal was a joke, said Murtha, a sports abettor and aloft prosecutor. Is this Spring time for Hitler or what? Murtha said Bartman is single. He won t say whether Bartman has been aback to Wrigley in the aftermost 13 years. He is chic and has risen aloft this, said Murtha. The appearance that he has and the affectionate of being that he is reflects able-bodied on him.

The time Miley Cyrus knocked on dorm room doors to campaign for Clinton


Washington For Miley Cyrus, Saturday s Party in the USA took abode on the campus of George Mason University.The accompanist and extra went door-to-door at the arctic Virginia university advancement star-struck acceptance to abutment the Democratic presidential ticket. Do you accept any abstraction why I m actuality dressed like an American flag? Cyrus asked three macho students. I m actuality acknowledging Hillary (Clinton) and Tim Kaine. One of the acceptance replied that he already voted absentee in Ohio. You ll be appreciative to apperceive I voted for Hillary, he said. The two again aggregate a celebratory high-five.The blithely dressed Cyrus — she was cutting a bristling dejected jacket, strapless top with a massive dejected bow, additional a fuzzy, hot blush chaplet — abashed abounding of the acceptance whose doors she agape on. It was affectionate of surreal, apprentice and Atlanta built-in Vashti Aveirls said. It s nice to apperceive Hillary has bodies out actuality that absolutely affliction about her message, advancing door-to-door, animadversion on academy students doors. So, I acquainted absolutely happy. In several of her conversations with students, Cyrus said she was aggressive to attack for Clinton afterwards a cruise home to Nashville, Tennessee. I aloof went aback home afresh and I saw one Hillary affiche in this sea of alarming (Donald) Trump posters, Cyrus told the aboriginal accumulation of macho students. She explained that she now lives in Los Angeles and the afterimage was a wake-up call.

Cubs look to end World Series drought


Chicago Cubs admirers accept connected been conditioned to apprehend the worst.Saturday night at iconic Wrigley Acreage could be different. They face Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw as allotment of their adventure for their aboriginal Major League Baseball championship in 108 years. The Cubs advance the seven-game National League Championship Alternation 3-2. If they win, the aggregation will arch to Cleveland to action the Indians in the World Series.The Cubs aftermost World Alternation was in 1945. Legend has it that a Chicago alehouse buyer called Bill Billy Goat Sianis arresting a anathema on the club on October 6 of that year — aloof a ages afterwards the end of World War II.Sianis went to Wrigley to acclamation on his admired Cubs adjoin the Detroit Tigers in the World Series, according to the alehouse website, which dedicates a folio to the Billy Dupe curse.For Bold 4, he purchased a admission for himself and one for his pet dupe Murphy, who he anticipation would accompany the Cubs luck.But ushers chock-full Sianis from entering with Murphy. Sianis appealed anon to afresh club buyer P.K. Wrigley, allurement him why he couldn t booty his claimed amulet to the game. Because the dupe stinks, Wrigley replied, according to the Billy Dupe Tavern. So Sianis threw his accoutrements up and accursed the team. The Cubs ain t gonna win no more! he declared. When the Cubs absent the alternation to the Tigers, Sianis beatific Wrigley a telegram. Who stinks now? it read. The Cubs were never the aforementioned again. Over the years, awful pranksters accept larboard asleep goats at the stadium. They became accepted as the Lovable Losers. A accepted Chicago T-shirt reads, What did Jesus say to the Cubs? Don t do annihilation till I get back. The Chicago Cubs are the chimpanzees of baseball s zoo — cute, popular, consistently a contentment to see, contributor Mike Downey wrote beforehand this month. They aloof don t affect any awe or abhorrence the way the lions and tigers do. You never anticipate of the Cubs in agreement of annoyance and prowess, ambit their prey. You anticipate of the Cubs as sacrificial lambs. But this year they could roar. These Cubs accept been awful accustomed back bounce training, with abounding baseball writers admiration a championship. They started hot with 11 wins in their aboriginal 14 amateur and spent all but one day in aboriginal place. They acquaint a 103-58 record, the best in baseball. That s the best amateur any Cubs aggregation has won in one division back 1910.One accepter is amateur and actor Bill Murray, an Illinois native. On Friday he comatose the White House conference allowance in a Cubs jacket. I feel actual assured that Clayton Kershaw is a great, abundant pitcher, but we ve got too abounding sticks, Murray told reporters, who addressed him as Mr. President. We additionally accept a little bit of autumn in Chicago. You don t get that in Los Angeles, said Murray, who was at the White House to accept the Mark Twain award-winning for American humor. Trees aloof die in Los Angeles. In Illinois, they flourish. One of those sticks belongs to Kris Bryant, one of the best hitters in baseball in alone his additional abounding season. Anthony Rizzo and Addison Russell are additionally hitting again.Still, these are the Cubs. They accept not denticulate off Kershaw in the series. If they lose Saturday night, they face Rich Hill on Sunday. He shut them out over six innings in Bold 3.Last year, the Cubs won 97 games. In the National League Championship Series, however, they were swept by a New York Mets aggregation that won 90.And who could balloon the eighth inning of Bold 6 of the 2003 NLCS amid the Cubs and Florida Marlins. The Cubs led 3-0. They were aloof bristles outs abroad from their aboriginal cruise to the World Alternation back 1945. Afresh a constant Cubs fan name Steve Bartman, built-in bottomward the larboard acreage line, accomplished for a abhorrent ball. He angled the brawl abroad from the ample cuff of leaping Cubs outfielder Moises Alou. His arrest was the agitator for a affecting Marlins assemblage and closing alternation win. TV cameras focused on Bartman, who was showered with corruption and had to be escorted from the stands for his own safety. Bartman all but vanished that night. And the Cubs affectionate connected to adapt for the worst.

Elon Musk: You ll be able to summon your driverless Tesla from cross-country


Elon Musk in 90 Seconds Tesla is now architecture cars able for abounding self-driving. The cars aren t acute abundant yet to use this new technology but, Tesla says they will apprentice fast. Software able of application this new accessories will be added a little at a time over the advancing months. Tesla expects that by the end of 2017 one of its cars will be able to drive from New York Burghal to Los Angeles after the disciplinarian accepting to do anything, Elon Musk said on a appointment alarm Wednesday night. Accurate self-driving isn t accessible with the accessories that has been installed on Tesla cars up to now. Starting abutting week, the cars will be congenital with added cameras, giving computers a abounding 360 amount appearance about the car. They will additionally be congenital with computers that are 40 times faster than the ones installed in Tesla cars currently and accept bigger accelerated sensors. It s basically a supercomputer in car, Musk said. When you appetite your car to return, tap Summon on your phone. It will eventually acquisition you alike if you are on the added ancillary of the country— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 20, 2016 Related: Tesla and Panasonic are alive on a new solar activity For now, Tesla cars with the new accouterments will absolutely be beneath able than cars with the old accouterments suite. But, as new self-driving appearance are formed out, the new cars will anon beat the old ones, Musk said. Because of the complication of the equipment, it won t be accessible for owners of earlier cars to accept their cartage upgraded with all the new cameras and sensors. Abounding self-driving will alone be accessible to owners of new Model S, Model X and, eventually, Model 3 cars. Upgrading cars is not realistic, Musk said. It s like giving cars a analgesic bond transplant. Application the automatic solid metal snake charger 🙂 https://t.co/lBG6GamNqJ— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 20, 2016 Related: Elon Musk to Tesla employees: NEVER abatement a car Before abacus new software capabilities, Musk said, Tesla will validate them through millions of afar of real-world testing. For instance, software will run in the accomplishments on cars but not booty any absolute action. In this way, Tesla will be able to accumulate abstracts comparing what the computer would accept done to what the disciplinarian absolutely did. The computer software should be bigger than a animal disciplinarian at alienated crashes. Initially, Tesla wants its self-driving technology to be alert as safe as a animal driver. But ultimately, Musk said, it could be as abundant as 10 times safer than the boilerplate animal driver. The new arrangement will not be alleged Autopilot, Musk said, because that name refers to the disciplinarian abetment appearance that are on Tesla cars now on the road. Tesla Autopilot is not advised to drive the car on its own, but alone to abetment a disciplinarian abaft the caster who is accepted to be absolutely alert at all times. Also, Autopilot is advised to action alone on bound admission highways while the new self-driving arrangement will be able to action alike on burghal streets with pedestrians, cyclists and circuitous intersections, Musk said. The Autopilot has suffered from some bad columnist this accomplished year, including one baleful blast in which a disciplinarian in Florida, traveling at aerial speed, hit a semi barter that was axis larboard in advanced of him. Nevertheless, Musk has insisted, alike the almost bound Autopilot arrangement has abhorred far added crashes and deaths than it has anytime caused. The aforementioned will be true, to an alike greater degree, of the new absolutely self-driving systems, he said. Tesla drives itself (no animal ascribe at all) thru burghal streets to artery to streets, again finds a parking atom https://t.co/V2T7KGMPBo— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 20, 2016 (New York) First appear October 19, 2016: 9:04 PM ET