Celtics use big 2nd half, hold off scrappy 76ers 110-106

first_imgWhere did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine Senators to proceed with review of VFA PH among economies most vulnerable to virus Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Boston picked things up in the second half after the 76ers dominated early.Embiid scored 17 points in the first half and Sixers fans at TD Garden chanted “Trust the process! Trust the process!” at times as Philadelphia surged in front.Embiid was the engine, getting free for some dunks on offense and altering shots on the defensive end.He joked during the team’s shoot around Friday morning that he wanted an opportunity to guard Thomas on defense.Embiid got the chance a few times in the first half, getting Thomas on defensive switches. Thomas got a layup and drew a foul on one occasion, but failed to convert on the free throw.The comments weren’t missed by Thomas, who had a light moment with Embiid after the play.“He said he was going to guard me on the switch, I just said, ‘Nobody can stop me on the switch. Especially not your big (butt).’ He started laughing,” Thomas said.76ers rookie forward Ben Simmons made his first road trip with the team this season since suffering a fractured right foot during Philadelphia’s final training camp scrimmage back in September. During Friday’s morning shoot around at the team’s hotel the No. 1 overall draft pick did some running and went through some light drills with trainers.Stevens said he expected F Jae Crowder to respond well Friday after he offered some choice works on Twitter following Tuesday’s win Utah. Crowder took issue with Boston fans who cheered for Jazz forward Gordon Hayward, who could be a free agent this summer. He has since deleted most of the tweets and apologized on Thursday.Crowder received a loud cheer from the TD Garden fans during pregame player introductions. EDITORS’ PICK Boston Celtics center Al Horford receives high-fives after scoring a crucial three-point basket late in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Boston. APBOSTON, Massachusetts—Three-pointers have been plentiful for the Boston Celtics recently. And they continue to add up to wins.Avery Bradley had 26 points and nine rebounds and the Celtics set a franchise record with 19 3-pointers in their 110-106 comeback victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.ADVERTISEMENT “I’ve never been through a situation like that,” Crowder said. “I didn’t anticipate nothing. I didn’t think about nothing. But I’m ready to put it behind us.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports Irving, Love return as James, Cavs beat Nets 116-108 MOST READ After sitting out practice Thursday with the flu, Embiid was on a 28-minute limit Friday. He made the most of his time, adding eight rebounds and six assists.It was tied at 104 with less than a minute when Embiid hit a pair of free throws to put the 76ers in front.But Horford got wide open in the corner on the Boston’s ensuing possession and hit a 3 with 17.2 seconds left. The Celtics nearly stole Philadelphia’s inbounds pass after the timeout, then Amir Johnson rebounded a rushed jumper by Ilyasova and was fouled.Ilyasova had one more chance in the closing seconds, but came up with air on his 3-point attempt.“I thought I didn’t get the ball enough in the third. We weren’t just moving the ball,” Embiid said. “I thought we were moving the ball when we were scoring, so I was just being a playmaker and just moving the ball.”ADVERTISEMENT Ginebra teammates show love for Slaughter Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award PLAY LIST 01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award05:09Carlos Yulo bags 2nd gymnastics gold, settles for 2 silvers01:05SEA Games: Agatha Wong defends wushu title, scores 2nd gold for PH01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town Isaiah Thomas added 24 points, and Al Horford scored 14 of his 19 points – including a pivotal late 3 – in the final period. The Celtics have won nine out of their last 11 and four straight at home. They are 53 of 103 from beyond the arc in their last three.“Once I came back in the game (in the fourth quarter), I got a look early and it felt really good,” Horford said. “I was just kind of in a zone there. Guys kept finding me and I kept knocking them down.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSFreddie Roach: Manny Pacquiao is my Muhammad AliSPORTSWe are youngJoel Embiid led Philadelphia with 23 points, and Ersan Ilyasova added 20.Philadelphia led by as many as 14 in the first half before the Celtics tied it and took the lead early in the fourth quarter. We are young View commentslast_img read more

LPM Insider Survey Results: Most Believe LP Did Not Use Excessive Force

first_imgAs reported recently in LPM Insider’s Breaking News, a widely circulated online video has fueled debate over whether a loss prevention associate used excessive force in an encounter with a 16-year-old girl accused of shoplifting.According to police, the loss prevention representative approached two female teenagers as they attempted to leave the store with “miscellaneous items” they allegedly tried to take from the store without payment. When they were approached, one of the teenagers began kicking and punching the loss prevention representative, later biting him on the chest, before being taken to the ground as the loss prevention representative attempted to subdue the alleged shoplifter. The other teenager fled the scene.Roughly 10 – 12 other customers gathered around the area and shouted at the loss prevention representative throughout the incident. Much of the altercation was captured on video, which can be viewed here.- Sponsor – Many have taken issue with the video’s depiction of how the loss prevention representative handled the situation, accusing him of being too rough with the juvenile. Others have criticized those seen watching the altercation, while still others are defending the loss prevention representative’s actions as warranted given the circumstances.What do you think? Was the loss prevention representative justified in his actions, or was excessive force used as he tried to subdue the shoplifter?Survey ResultsThe nature of the apprehension process always has the potential to lead to volatile situations, which is why it’s critically important to follow your training and abide by company policies.Approximately 63% of those surveyed believe the LP representative’s actions were justified based on the situation. By the same respect, 15 percent believe that the LP representative should have allowed the shoplifter to leave when she resisted.Contrarily, just 2 percent believe that while the LP representative has the right to defend himself, excessive force was used. Another 4 percent feel that the actions of the LP representative were inappropriate and excessive force was used.Others feel that they still need more information, with 16 percent indicating that they are not sure based on what was seen in the video.Here is a sampling of your comments:“Since the entire video, from the approach to apprehension isn’t seen it’s hard to say with absolute certainty. What I do find disturbingly normal in today’s society is that not one of the bystanders yells at the shoplifting subject to stop fighting. they just seem to focus on the LP agent and yell at him to let her go. I have been in similar situations and it boggles my mind that society’s initial reaction is to blame the agent, or police and never the wrong-doer.”“When a suspect begins punching, kicking and ultimately biting you it becomes a matter of self-defense. Without knowing medical issues or diseases the subject could have infected the officer with after biting him, they should be detained for examination and identification.”“The best course of action probably would have been to let her go as someone, whether the shoplifter, the LP person, or a customer could have been hurt. However, this was absolutely not an excessive use of force.”“If the LP Rep had tried to let her leave and she continued to try to fight him, then these actions were completely justified.”“Store management needed to have helped more. The shoplifter could have been removed to a back area of the store to wait for police.”“Looks to me more like the two of them stumbled to the ground rather than the LP guy “taking her to the ground”. While no one will agree that aggressive action is the best action. I would by no means call this excessive force, especially in light of the teenager’s aggression.”“First off, the video is inconclusive. It only shows what happened in the middle of the whole ordeal. Should the LP just let her go? Yes, he should have, but we also have the right to defend ourselves. To have a shoplifter come out kicking and swinging after simply being approached is going to set a ton of emotions into play that many people might not be prepared to handle.” “Where do we draw the line on self-defense vs. excessive force? Once again, this is the issue with our society today—if you can’t do the time, don’t do the crime. Stop making excuses for punks that break the law!”“The video is misleading. It does not show the initial contact between the LP representative and the shoplifter. There isn’t enough information from this video to make an informed observation. Anyone who says otherwise is incorrect.”“Good Work!” “The actions of some the “bystanders” in the video should also be questioned.”“Defending oneself is one thing but the minute things became combative and with all the attention due to shoppers and employees—and especially with the scene being caused—he should have immediately disengaged and allowed her to leave.”“This is why I left the industry. No matter what wisdom this LP agent used to address this threat, he will be patronized by the media and disciplined by his management—all for doing his job!”Do you have any additional thoughts? Let us know what’s on your mind in the comments below.   Stay UpdatedGet critical information for loss prevention professionals, security and retail management delivered right to your inbox.  Sign up nowlast_img read more

New Yorker iPad App Hits 100,000 Readers, Begins to Define a Genre

first_imgRelated Posts Tags:#New Media#NYT#web Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting jon mitchell A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai…center_img Magazine publisher Condé Nast reports that The New Yorker’s iPad version now has 100,000 readers, including about 20,000 people who have subscribed for $59.99 per year. In addition, “several thousand” people buy single weekly issues for $4.99.The New Yorker’s success on the iPad makes sense on multiple levels. Its rich illustrations and long-form content fit both the iPad’s laid-back, hands-on use case and its target audience. But the app also fits into a successful and growing category of reading apps that clear out all the clutter and just focus on the reading. As publishers of other high-profile magazine apps see interest waning, a successful genre of iPad magazine may finally be emerging.Condé Nast’s digital magazine business has seen its fair share of ups and downs, and AdWeek’s analysis of their sales finds that digital editions only amount to 1.3% of total circulation, anyway. But the relative success of the New Yorker app suggests that it might have a winning format.The magazine is already known for its sparse, text-focused design, and the iPad version retains the magazine’s classic aesthetic. The success of distraction-free reading apps like Instapaper, which was included in Apple’s iPad Hall of Fame for its dominance in the news category, suggests that this kind of reading experience is what iPad users want. Then again, it could just be that the New Yorker and the iPad happen to appeal to the same audience.By contrast, Wired, which was Condé Nast’s early entry into the native iPad market, saw an initial burst of enthusiasm, but its sales declined markedly after that. Wired’s layout is more dynamic and multimedia, and the downloads are bulky, which could discourage sustained interest.Other iPad magazines, like NewsCorp’s The Daily, have media-rich, complicated interfaces and large downloads, and while The Daily is guarded about its usage stats, its sharing data from social media suggest a marked decline and plateau in user engagement since its launch.This unconventional strategy might work for the New York Post, but it works against users of the Web.The New York Post’s iPad app, with its loud, bold layout, has bullied its way to the top of the heap, edging out even Instapaper as a top-grossing news app, but it did so by blocking its Web content explicitly from the iPad’s browser, even though it’s available on the desktop and other devices. This unconventional strategy might work for the Post, but it works against users of the Web.Meanwhile, Condé Nast has not bet its digital business exclusively on native apps. Last week, it became the first advertising partner on Flipboard, the iPad reading app that pulls in content from any number of user-selected feeds to create a magazine-like experience. The New Yorker’s Flipboard edition, which offers the same free content as the New Yorker’s website, is the first Flipboard feed to display ads. But other than these interspersed ads, the Flipboard reading experience is clean and quiet.The newest crop of magazine-like apps, such as The Atlantic‘s new standalone edition and AOL’s personalized AOL Editions, look much more like Flipboard than The Daily. With the New Yorker and other iPad reading apps posting some positive signs, competition for points of sale heating up, and overall Web traffic from tablets growing strongly, the market for magazine-style reading in digital formats could be starting to gel. Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

CSS Grid Gotchas And Stumbling Blocks

first_img HomeWeb DesignCSS Grid Gotchas And Stumbling Blocks CSS Grid Gotchas And Stumbling BlocksYou are here: Related postsInclusive Components: Book Reviews And Accessibility Resources13th December 2019Should Your Portfolio Site Be A PWA?12th December 2019Struggling To Get A Handle On Traffic Surges10th December 2019Building A CSS Layout: Live Stream With Rachel Andrew10th December 2019How To Design Profitable Sales Funnels On Mobile6th December 2019How To Build A Real-Time Multiplayer Virtual Reality Game (Part 2)5th December 2019 In March this year, CSS Grid shipped into production versions of Chrome, Firefox and Safari within weeks of each other. It has been great to see how excited people are about finally being able to use it to solve real problems.CSS Grid is such a different way of approaching layout that there are a number of common questions I am asked as people start to use the specification. This article aims to answer some of those, and will be one in a series of articles on Smashing Magazine about layouts.The post CSS Grid Gotchas And Stumbling Blocks appeared first on Smashing Magazine.From our sponsors: CSS Grid Gotchas And Stumbling Blocks Posted on 29th September 2017Web Design FacebookshareTwittertweetGoogle+sharelast_img read more

Helping Healthcare Organizations Better Understand Their Breach Security Maturity

first_imgRansomware, it’s a word I’m seeing with increasing frequency amongst security experts. And it’s one I’m keen to let others know about within healthcare because the dangers are already having a major impact on organisations in health and life sciences. A couple of months ago it was reported that a hospital in Germany suffered a security breach which led to all Electronic Medical Records being locked in what at first appeared to be a ransomware attack, with the hospital confirming that the malicious virus had been sent from an unknown source. Fortunately, in this case, the hospital added that no patient information had been accessed but they had not yet calculated the cost to the organisation in regaining access to the data.Ransomware Could Cripple The Ability to Deliver CareWhen you consider that a personal health record can be 10x to 20x more valuable to a criminal than an individual’s credit card information you begin to understand the scale and importance of mitigating a wide range of security breaches for healthcare originations. Breach types like ransomware compound unauthorized access to sensitive patient information, compromising the ability of healthcare providers to access this information and crippling their ability to deliver care. No organisation is immune from breaches.Security Workshop for Nordic RegionsThat’s why I’m excited to welcome security experts from Intel, including David Houlding, Intel’s Healthcare Privacy and Security Lead, to Sweden at the end of May 2016 for a workshop to help healthcare organisations gain a better understanding of their breach security maturity, and benchmark their priorities across 8 breach types including ransomware, as well as 42 breach security capabilities with the rest of the health and life sciences industry. The event is invite only but if you are interested in finding out more on behalf of your healthcare organization and potentially attending please do get in touch today.At the workshop, David will be talking through and helping organisations get the most out of the Security Maturity Model developed by Intel and a consortium of industry partners. It’s a fantastic resource and, no matter which country you are based in, I would recommend attending to help you and your organisation identify where your breach priorities or security capabilities fall short of the industry and established best practices, which will enable you to make more informed decisions about where and how to invest future security spending.The Cost Of Under-Investment In SecurityThere is, of course, a cost to not investing in security too. In Sweden, I have seen an example of the cost to a healthcare organization which suffered a ransomware attack. An infected file was opened from a webmail application while a doctor was connected to the hospital network. The malware began encrypting local files and those stored on the network, which included patient data from connected health centres outside of the hospital. Additionally, there was also a .txt file containing a ransom note.Fortunately, the IT support team noticed the attack within 90 minutes and were able to successfully stop backups of the infected data and close down unauthorized access to the network. After many hours of work to rectify the breach, network access was restored some 22 hours after the initial attack. I estimate that the cost in IT resource time alone was somewhere in the region of 20,000 Swedish Krona, which equates to approximately $2,500 or €2,200. The cost in time lost by clinicians having to use workarounds and the potential loss had personal data got into the wrong hands would be multiples of this figure.Learnings From Healthcare Security BreachesI’m always keen to understand what lessons can be learned from security breaches such as that explained above, because only then can we start to win the battle against these cyberattacks and keep patient data safe and secure. Intel’s Security Maturity Model is a huge step forward in helping healthcare organisations better understand where they are today and where they need to go in order to mitigate the risks of a breach. This is why I’m delighted that our workshop at the end of May will bring together healthcare organisations and Intel security experts here in Sweden to share their knowledge.- Contact the author: Johan Liden- Security Workshop, Sweden, May 31st – June 1st: Register your interest- Intel Health and Life Sciences: Security and Privacylast_img read more

Indian goalkeeper Gurpreet Sandhu created history; becomes first Indian to play for top division European club

first_imgGurpreet Sandhu became first Indian since 1936 to play for top division European clubIndian goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, on January 18, 2015, became the first Indian footballer in 79 years to take the field for an European club, playing in the first tier of the country’s football league structure.With this achievement, former Kingfisher East Bengal FC goalkeeper Sandhu entered history books of Indian football at age of 22. Sandhu had been signed by Norway-based club Stabaek FC in August 2014 and was handed the first appearance of his European career in January 2015’s 4-1 victory over Follo Fotballklubb. Sandhu is the fifth Indian footballer to play in Europe after Mohammed Salim (Celtic), Bhaichung Bhutia (Bury FC), Sunil Chhetri (Sporting Lisbon ‘B’) and Subrata Pal (FC Vestsjaelland), but only Salim has the recognition of having represented a top-division club. Sandhu became first Indian since 1936 to play for top division European club. Till now, Sandhu has made more than 100 appearances for East Bengal. About Gurpreet Singh Sandhu:Gurpreet was born on February 3, 1992 in Mohali, Punjab, India.Gurpreet took up the game of football at the age of 8.Once he started playing, he joined the St. Stephen’s Academy in 2000. After good performances at the St. Stephen’s Academy Gurpreet was selected for his state youth team, the Punjab U16s.He made his youth state level debut in 2006 in Haldwani.He stayed at St. Stephen’s Academy till 2009 when he joined I-League side East Bengal as a youth player. He spent the rest of 2009 as a youth player for East Bengal.advertisementIn 2010, Gurpreet officially signed a professional contract with East Bengal.Sandhu signed for Norwegian club Stabk on 15 August 2014.Gurpreet made his debut for the India U19s against the Iraq U19s in the 2010 AFC U-19 Championship qualification on 5 November 2009.He was then surprisingly called up to the India national football team 2011 AFC Asian Cup 23-man squad.last_img read more

Pat Banks Charity Day

first_imgThis is the most aggressive tumour in existence and unfortunately, is an incurable condition. The medical expense involved in giving Pat the best quality of life is considerable, so to help the family off set this cost, Sunshine Coast Touch has joined forces with the Banks family to organise the “Pat Banks Fight for Life 5-a-side Mixed Touch Charity Day”. This will be a great day of fun, fitness, and friendship as we come together to play a bit of tippy tap, have a lot of laughs, enjoy some good food, drink and company, and help raise some funds for a very worthy cause and a most deserving friend of the Touch community. Nominations – $150 per team Date – Sunday 16th May Time – Games will start at 9am Nominations Close – Saturday 8th May 2010 Divisions – Mixed Juniors Under 17, Mixed Opens, Mixed Seniors. Venue – Caboolture Touch Fields, Morayfield.Related Filespatbanks_fundraiser_webuse-jpgpat_banks_nomination_form-doclast_img read more

10 months ago​Liverpool striker Firmino: Chasing ‘Invincibles’ not impossible

first_imgAbout the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your say ​Liverpool striker Firmino: Chasing ‘Invincibles’ not impossibleby Freddie Taylor10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveLiverpool striker Roberto Firmino has admitted they are thinking about emulating Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’ this season.As the Reds overcame Manchester United 3-1, they are still unbeaten in the league.While they still have a long road ahead to finish the whole league season unbeaten, it is a goal they want to achieve.”Of course it’s very difficult to stay unbeaten in this league,” he is quoted as saying by the Daily Express.”We’ll only do it with hard work.”That’s what we’ve been doing until now, including going back right to the start when we came back for pre-season.”We need to keep focused and fighting until the end to reach our goals and see where that gets us by the end of the season.”This team has lofty ambitions and aims high. We are going for titles, we are a big club, we are always fighting for trophies.”We’ll continue playing well, the way we are, and we’ll see where it gets us.” last_img read more

Photo: OSU Fan Pays Tribute To Late Lineman Karageorge With Buckeye-Themed Cake

first_imgKosta Karageorge Buckeyes cake.Ohio State fans are justifiably still giddy about their team’s College Football Playoff National Championship victory two weeks ago. One fan decided to show her support with a huge OSU-themed cake, and in the process, honored deceased Buckeye lineman Kosta Karageorge.Karageorge, a walk-on, went missing in late November, and eventually turned up dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He had suffered a number of sports-related concussions (he also wrestled at OSU) before his disappearance. He wore No. 53 during his time with the program.Here’s the photo of the baked tribute, from a fan named Arlena McCoy:@EzekielElliott Here’s the cake I made Saturday for, The Ohio State Buckeyes Football Team… pic.twitter.com/IOqc9xO8KB— Arlena M. McCoy (@McCoyArlena) January 26, 2015Pretty cool, and it’s good that the Buckeye faithful are keeping Kostageorge’s memory alive, even in atypical fashion.last_img read more

Former Ohio State basketball player Aaron Craft signs with Golden State Warriors

Then-junior guard Aaron Craft (4) shoots a game-winning 3-pointer during the March 24 NCAA Tournament game against Iowa State. With the 78-75 win, OSU advanced to the Sweet 16.Lantern file photoOne of the four players that left the Ohio State men’s basketball program following the 2013-14 season has found a home in the NBA, at least temporarily.Former OSU guard Aaron Craft has signed a partially-guaranteed contract and has accepted an invitation to attend training camp with the Golden State Warriors, after playing for their NBA Summer League team in July, according to a report by the Bay Area News Group.Following the announcement of the news, Craft, who went undrafted in June’s NBA Draft, tweeted his thoughts on the deal from his Twitter account, @ACraft4.Excited & grateful for the opportunity to take part in the @warriors training camp!The work has only just begun… #Blessed #Hungry— Aaron Craft (@ACraft4) August 6, 2014During his time with the Warriors’ Summer League team, Craft averaged 7.4 points per game, shot 45 percent from the floor and netted 2.6 steals per game, all the while earning some high praise from Golden State coach Steve Kerr.Kerr wasn’t shy in his praise for the former Buckeye, lauding his defense and calling him a “winner” throughout Summer League play.There is no date set for the start of Warriors training camp for the 2014-15 season, according to the team’s website. read more