Why do the Warriors thrive more on the road than at home?

first_imgKlay Thompson subscribes. You can too for just 11 cents a day for 11 months + receive a free Warriors Championship book. Sign me up!HOUSTON – At this point, Warriors coach Steve Kerr can only offer so many motivational speeches. He can hold only so many in-depth film sessions.With the Warriors winning three NBA championships in the past four years, Kerr recognizes those tactics to improve the team’s consistency often yield diminishing returns. Thankfully for the Warriors (41-27), they enter …last_img

5 “Evil” Geocaches in 30 Seconds – Geocaching.com Presents

first_imgIs there a geocache you just cannot find? With more than 1.6 million geocaches around the world, some geocache finds may leave you thinking that they’re “evil.” And by “evil” we mean fun, challenging, and creative. Arm yourself against “evil” geocaches by watching this video. It just might help you find that next geocache.[vsw id=”LylIEwLujHU” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”]All the geocaches seen in this video are staged.Share with your Friends:More SharePrint Related3 Ideas for Creating a Deviously Clever GeocacheSeptember 30, 2014In “Community”Be #Inspired by 197 of the Best #Geocache HidesMarch 16, 2015In “Geocaching Info”You’re Days Away from a Brand New Souvenir! #Geocaching15April 27, 2015In “Community”last_img read more

How to (Not) Clean Your Camera

first_imgLearn how to destroy a camera in less than 3 minutes in this helpful video tutorial.Regular maintenance and cleaning is incredibly important for your camera’s longevity. While there are many ways you can do it, there are generally a few common cleaning techniques that tutorials will feature. These techniques include:Using Microfiber ClothUsing a Rubber BulbNot Putting Water on the LensNot Touching the SensorThe following tutorial uses none of these techniques. In fact, it is probably one of the most painful videos you will watch this week. The video, created by Ioannis Pavlis is a satirical video tutorial that shows you how to “clean” a Canon 5D Mark ii and a Canon 24-105 Lens.This tutorial is clearly satirical so PLEASE do not put your camera in a bowl of water! If you want to learn how to correctly clean your camera check out our post on ‘How to Clean Your Camera the Right Way‘.Just heartbreaking!last_img read more

England collapse against Ireland ’embarrassing’, says Michael Vaughan

first_imgFormer England captain Michael Vaughan branded England’s astonishing battling collapse against minnows Ireland at Lord’s as “embarrassing” after the hosts were skittled for 85 on the first day of the four-day Test on Wednesday.In their first Test match in a summer dominated by the one-day World Cup, England could not even muster three figures against a nation playing its third Test match ever.A week before Joe Root’s side take on Australia in the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston, Ireland’s London-born seamer Tim Murtagh exposed the fragility of England’s batting, taking five for 13 in nine superb overs on a pitch that, while offering some movement, should not have held terrors for a top nation.England lasted 23.4 overs as they were bowled out before lunch on the first morning of a Lord’s test for the first time.To make matters worse Ireland were playing just their third match since being given test status in 2017 — the previous two against Pakistan and Afghanistan ending in defeats.While Murtagh bowled a superb line and length, England’s batsmen were guilty of loose strokes as they ended the day 122 runs behind as Ireland made 207.”When the ball does anything you shut your eyes and hope England get through it,” Vaughan told the BBC’s Test Match Special.”There were some good balls but there was also some timid play and poor strokes.”Let’s be honest, it’s an embarrassment — you’re at the home of cricket, in a Test against Ireland and you’re all out for 85, there is no other word to describe it.”advertisementEngland batting coach Thope on Lord’s horror showEngland’s batting coach Graham Thorpe said the euphoria of winning the World Cup in a dramatic conclusion against New Zealand 10 days ago had played a role, although only four players who played in the final — Root, opener Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow and Chris Woakes — were on duty on Wednesday.”I would say the players have to show an enormous amount of character and mental strength as well to be able to come back down from last weekend and to be playing this week,” Thorpe told reporters after an extraordinary day.”We can’t run away from today’s performance, can’t make excuses — it’s been a bad day.”It was England’s lowest test innings score at home since they were dismissed for 77 by Australia in 1997 and Thorpe said it could work as a wake-up call before the Ashes.”Hopefully the bump in the road puts some of the players back in a better place and we will be ready for Australia next week,” he said. “But the first task is to try and stand up over the next two to three days and put Ireland on the back foot.”They had a great day today and it is up to us to counter attack tomorrow and get ourselves back into the Test match.”Also Read | 127 minutes, Tim Murtagh’s heroics and other stats as Ireland bundle England for 85Also Read | MS Dhoni’s jersey No.7 may not be worn by India playersAlso See:last_img read more

Video: Former Ohio St QB Troy Smith Throwing To Buckeyes’ WRs At OSU’s Pro Day Today

first_imgTroy Smith running the ball for Ohio State.Buckeye quarterback Troy Smith runs for yardage during action between the Ohio State Buckeyes and Illinois Fighting Illini at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois on November 4, 2006. Ohio State won 17-10. (Photo by G. N. Lowrance/Getty Images)Ohio State’s NFL hopefuls will have a former Heisman Trophy throwing to them during the Buckeyes’ pro day this morning. Troy Smith, who won the prestigious award at OSU in 2006, is scheduled to throw to the Buckeyes’ former wide receiver Devin Smith, former tight end Jeff Heuerman and others at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center this afternoon. Smith has been out of the NFL since 2010. Former Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith getting loose. Scheduled to throw later on at OSU Pro Day. pic.twitter.com/hHQvnvNmtn— Ryan Cooper (@RyanCooperOSU) March 13, 2015 This isn’t surprising – Ohio State typically brings in a guest quarterback to throw to its players on pro day. It’ll be interesting to see how the former All-American looks, though.last_img read more

Video: Coach K Talked To Oregon’s Dillon Brooks About His “Showing Off” In Handshake Line

first_imgDuke's Coach K talks with Dillon Brooks after the game.Coach K speaks with Dillon BrooksOregon took down defending national champion Duke on Thursday night, securing its place in the Elite Eight this weekend. The end of the contest, however, featured a little bit of controversy.On Oregon’s final possession, as the shot clock was winding down, Ducks forward Dillon Brooks launched and hit a deep three-pointer, which was meaningless to the game’s outcome. He then celebrated wildly, clearly irritating some of Duke’s players. As we showed you earlier, Blue Devils guard Grayson Allen wouldn’t shake Brooks’ hand. Coach K reportedly took a different route in response.According to SI’s Pete Thamel, Krzyzewski told Brooks that he’s “too good of a player” to show off. Brooks agreed.Brooks shoots 3 on final poss. Allen not happy. Coach K said something after.L ooks like Brooks says “I’m sorry” pic.twitter.com/248waQp5uS— Chris Law (@ChrisLaw) March 25, 2016Dillon Brooks said Coach K told him in handshake line, “I’m too good of a player to be showing off at the end.” Brooks: “He’s right.”— Pete Thamel (@SIPeteThamel) March 25, 2016Regardless, Oregon moves on and will face 2-seed Oklahoma on Saturday. It should be a fantastic game.last_img read more

The Bachelorette’s Jordan Rodgers Says His Relationship With Aaron Rodgers Is “Complicated”

first_imgA closeup of Aaron Rodgers in his Green Bay Packers helmetMINNEAPOLIS, MN – OCTOBER 15: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers warms up before a game against the Minnesota Vikings on October 15, 2017 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)Aaron Rodgers is currently the second-most famous person in his family among women aged 18 to 34. The Green Bay Packers’ quarterback’s little brother, Jordan Rodgers, is currently starring on The Bachelorette. The two brothers don’t appear to be best friends, though. Jordan Rodgers appeared on Katie Nolan’s Garbage Time podcast and discussed his relationship with Aaron. (Starts at about the 23:00 mark)From the podcast:“How close would you say you are with Aaron?” Nolan asks. “Um, I, you know, we have, we have a relationship,” Jordan says “We, you know, it’s, ah, it’s, ah … it’s complicated. I’ll say that.”“Are you a Packers fan?” Nolan asks.“Yeah,” Jordan says. “So, one of my best friends in the world, David Bakhtiari, is his left tackle.”That’s…an interesting answer, to say the least.What’s going on with the Rodgers’ brothers?[FTW]last_img read more

Finnings Fundraising Pub Night for the United Way

first_imgThe Pub Night will include several opportunities to support this cause through purchasing 50/50 tickets, a silent auction with many great items donated from local businesses and door prizes to be drawn at 8:30 pm and 10:15 pm.  The Canadian Brewhouse is offering an Appetizer Buffet from 7-9 pm, and it is sure to be a good time for all that attend.The United Way of Northern B.C. is excited for this evening event as the funds raised will be used within our direct community by being redirected to Not-For-Profit Organizations.The goal of UWNBC’s is to act as professional fundraisers on behalf of organizations that may not have the time or funding to hold their own fundraising campaigns. Organizations that are focused on providing programs in the community, and Not-For-Profit groups can apply for funding, and the UWNBC helps raise and redistribute funds to these organizations. As administration costs are kept very low at 10 percent, this means nine out of every ten dollars donated goes directly back to the community.To attend the event, November 30th, tickets are $20 and are available by contacting Lyndon Wincheruk at; 1.(250) 793.5415. If you are a business that would be interested in donating to the Pub Night, please contact Wincheruk at the number posted above.The FB Page for this event can be found by CLICKING HERE FORT ST.JOHN, B.C. – Finning is coming together with The Canadian Brewhouse to host a Pub Night with all proceeds raised going to the United Way of Northern B.C.Finning has an established relationship with the United Way by raising funds for their campaign. For the past 12 years, the company has done this with in-house fundraisers and incentives for employees and customers on a branch and corporate level, raising funds of more than 12 million dollars over that time.Lyndon Wincheruk, an employee with Finning for the past seven and a half years and with Ron Pardy, General Manager of the Canadian Brewhouse combined their efforts to create the Pub Night as a new and exciting way to raise funds for this year’s Finning’s Fundraising Local Campaign.last_img read more

Ready to face assembly polls in Tamil Nadu: Rajinikanth

first_imgChennai: Tamil ‘superstar’ Rajinikanth Friday said his formal political entry will coincide with the next assembly polls in Tamil Nadu. The remarks virtually reiterate his earlier announcement that he will float a party by the next assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, due in 2021, and contest from all the 234 seats. “Whenever the assembly elections are held,” was the actor’s brief response to a question as to when his political entry was expected. Asked if he would take a decision based on the outcome of bypolls to 18 assembly segments held on Thursday along with 38 Lok Sabha seats, Rajinikanth said he will respond after the results are out. To a question if the results may lead to assembly polls in the state and whether he would then face them, the actor shot back, “Ready to face, whenever they are held.” The bypolls to four other seats will be held on May 19.last_img read more

Regional parties to get more LS seats than Cong, BJP: Akhilesh

first_imgLucknow: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said that regional parties will get more seats than the Congress and the BJP in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.”I think regional parties will get more seats than the Congress and the BJP. The next PM will be from the regional parties,” he said at a press conference here. When asked whether he was in the race for the top post, Yadav said, “I am not in the race for prime ministership, but will be happy if next PM is from UP. I will support those who want to become PM.” Also Read – Uddhav bats for ‘Sena CM’On being asked if the SP-BSP alliance will support Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, whose name is doing rounds as a possible Congress candidate against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Yadav ruled out any support to the Congress saying, “Our alliance is with the BSP and the RLD. We will declare candidate from the Varanasi seat soon.” The SP is contesting the Lok Sabha polls in an alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD), keeping the Congress out of the “gathbandhan”. Also Read – Farooq demands unconditional release of all detainees in J&KWhen asked about this tough stand against the Congress, he said, “A person who had filed a PIL against me and my father Mulayam Singh Yadav is seen with Congress leaders. You (media) can see the photograph. Congress should reply on this.” As far as the CBI is concerned, he said, “The Congress and the BJP have an alliance (for misusing the CBI against regional parties).” Asked about recent statements of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath against him, he said, “The pride of everyone cannot continue for long. This time people of the state will shatter his pride and send him to ‘Math’ (Gorakhnath Math).” He said the BJP leaders have “lost their mental balance” after the alliance and it reflected in their language. Asked about PM’s scheduled visit to Kannauj later this week, Yadav said, “The PM and CM should tell the people of Kannauj what their governments have done for them.” On Bhopal BJP candidate Pragya Singh Thakur over her remarks against slain Maharashtra ATS chief Hemant Karkare, he said, “Such people are fielded to divert the attention of the people. But people this time are alert.”last_img read more