Cone on Game 6 collapse: Close out games are the hardest

first_imgKin of Misamis Oriental hero cop to get death benefits, award — PNP Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA “Best two words in sports: Game 7. It really is. There’s nothing more exciting or suspense filled that playing Game 7 and I think the best thing you could do is to enjoy playing in a Game 7.” Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Cone wasn’t alone in his disappointment, as the record crowd of 53,642 who attended the game at the massive Philippine Arena went dead silent, confused why Ginebra didn’t capitalize on its advantage.But in the 59-year-old mentor’s eyes, the Gin Kings’ defeat underscored how tough it is to finish off any series, especially with championships hanging in the balance.“Close out games are really hard to do. It’s just a hard thing to get done, and I have a number in my career and never found a surefire way to win that close out game,” he said.Rather than dwell on the defeat, the 19-time PBA champion coach would rather shift his focus towards the final game of the season on Friday.“We can’t spend time feeling bad about Game 6. It’s done and over. We got to move on to Game 7 already. I guess this is what everybody wanted — a Game 7,” Cone said.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Ginebra coach Tim Cone. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netBOCAUE — Ginebra coach Tim Cone minced no words when assessing the dismal showing of his side on the heels of its 98-91 defeat to Meralco in Game 6 of the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals on Wednesday.“We got off to a bad start, they got off to a great start. We tried to catch up the whole game, but we just couldn’t get over the hump,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT No reunion for Alas, son at Phoenix Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Read Next Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH The Gin Kings found themselves down early, trailing the Bolts by as much as 20 points, 24-44, in the second quarter as Cone desperately tried to wake his wards from their slumber.The lackluster play from the defending champion aggravated Cone’s frustrations, and he ended up pleading for every call in the first half before ultimately slumping in his chair in disgust.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThough Ginebra strung a better performance in the second half and trimmed the deficit to as low as four, 90-86, in the payoff period, Meralco just had more in its tank as it equalized the series and forced the winner-take-all Game 7.“We just couldn’t make a big stop when we needed it, we just couldn’t get a big rebound when we needed it,” the seasoned mentor said. “We made a couple of runs, but just when we made a big run we just can’t make a big stop or get a big rebound or hit a big shot.” Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101last_img read more

ONE: Torres lone Filipino to win in Myanmar card

first_imgTrending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:22Thai court upholds death sentence for Myanmar men over Brit killings01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort China’s Chen Lei battered Burn Soriano on the ground to earn a technical knockout victory 1:06 of the second round of their bantamweight fight.Chen remained undefeated after seven fights while Soriano lost his second straight match and is now at 3-4.Chinese flyweight Ma Hao Bin (9-1) submitted Filipino knockout artist Eugene Toquero with an armbar 4:51 into the first round.Ma, who won his sixth straight fight, locked Toquero in an early guillotine choke but the Filipino managed to break free.Thai Pongsiri Mitsatit finished off the Philippine contingent with a convincing victory over Jeremy Miado in the strawweight division.ADVERTISEMENT John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding MOST READ Ateneo nears sweep, sends UST to 13th straight loss LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC View comments Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Read Next CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA Mitsatit blocked Miado’s takedown attempt to transition to a full mount where he landed an elbow that forced the Filipino to verbally submit 4:23 into the fight. Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion “This victory is so sweet. I am excited about how the future will unfold as I continue my career in ONE Championship. For sure, I will be back in the gym immediately. I am ready to climb the ladder and face the biggest names that the organization has to offer,” said Torres.“It is truly an honor to compete with a talented competitor like my opponent. She gave me a tough test. My opponent withstood everything I threw at her. I tip my hats off to her and her skills. This bout will be beneficial to my growth as a martial artist in this sport and in ONE Championship.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutDea (0-2) managed to shock Torres with a knee to the head but the Filipino again managed to bring the fight to the ground to earn the judges’ nod.Torres, however, was the only Filipino fighter to come out of the card victorious. FILE – Photo from ONE CHAMPIONSHIPJomary Torres followed up her debut win in ONE Championship with an impressive decision victory over Nita Dea of Indonesia in their atomweight bout Friday at Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Myanmar.Torres (3-0) beat Dea, a grappling specialist, at her own game as she outwrestled her throughout the match.ADVERTISEMENT Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasalast_img read more

Russell Westbrook Is The Greatest TripleDouble Machine In Recorded History

D. Green2016GSW99.619.213.310.4 G. Hill1997DET84.530.913.010.5 D. Cousins201595.435.518.75.215.2 C. Paul200987.832.47.915.715.9 M. Johnson199194.126.69.617.216.4 R. Westbrook201696.834.011.314.917.9 L. Bird1985101.634.312.67.915.1 Data through April 6, 2016.Source: basketball-reference.com L. James2009CLE88.740.810.910.4 J. Kidd2008NJN91.516.011.414.7 O. Robertson1962124.926.710.89.914.2 J. Kidd2006NJN89.819.110.412.1 M. Johnson1982LAL103.122.511.711.6 L. James201291.238.111.18.815.5 M. Johnson1987101.631.18.215.915.9 M. Johnson1983LAL103.821.110.913.2 R. Westbrook2015OKC95.741.110.612.5 L. James201190.936.410.29.615.2 G. McGinnis1975105.133.716.17.115.7 But Westbrook’s triple-double splurge — and the league’s as a whole — is way more impressive than it appears on the surface. That’s because Magic’s “Showtime” Lakers teams from the ’80s played at a much faster pace, giving players more possessions per game to score, assist and rebound. Ditto for Oscar Robertson: The Big O played in the early 1960s, a time of breakneck back-and-forth play that allowed him to pick up a mountain of box score stats.Adjusting for pace shows that Westbrook is in rarefied territory in averaging a triple-double per 100 possessions; and he did it last year, too. It’s an exclusive group: Only eight players have ever done so for a season, and just four of them — Westbrook, LeBron James, Jason Kidd and Magic Johnson — have done it for multiple seasons. Also on this list: Draymond Green this season. What are the greatest points/rebounds/assists seasons? M. Johnson1989100.128.710.116.416.8 PER 100 POSSESIONS Where is Oscar, though? While the Big O’s 1961-62 season remains the only time a player managed to average a triple-double per game for an entire season, he’s not included in this list. His Cincinnati Royals played at an incredible pace: nearly 125 possessions per 48 minutes. And because of that, Robertson fell just short of averaging a pace-adjusted triple-double that vaunted season — his stat line was 26.7 points, 10.8 rebounds and 9.9 assists per 100 possessions. That said, Robertson averaged a ridiculous 30-10-10 per game over his first six seasons.Not all triple-doubles are created equal, though. Westbrook isn’t just barely notching triple-doubles, he’s getting them by huge margins. To better capture a player’s excellence in all three categories — scoring, rebounding and assisting — we can calculate an “impressiveness” score, by taking the geometric mean of the pace-adjusted averages.2In this case, the geometric mean is the cube root of the product of the three categories, per 100 possessions.This way of looking at seasons penalizes players who perform really well in a few categories but poorly in others. So a scoring- and rebounding-heavy forward who doesn’t rack up many assists won’t rank highly. By calculating impressiveness scores for all players, we capture the occasional season — like Michael Jordan’s in 1988-89, for example — that fall short of the arbitrary triple-double threshold but are astounding nonetheless. (Note to the young ’uns: That Jordan season was an absurd 40 points, 9.9 rebounds and 9.9 assists per 100 possessions.)The table belows shows the top 20 player seasons by impressiveness in all three categories, as indicated in the “Weighted Score” column. Also included, for comparison, is the best year for Wilt Chamberlain (his 1963-64 season ranks 47th overall in impressiveness) and Oscar Robertson (his famed triple-double season is 86th). No offense to those all-time greats, but their triple-double abilities aren’t as impressive when pace is factored in. — at least for points-rebounds-assists triple-doubles. Chamberlain was a prolific shot blocker, but we don’t have the stats from that time to track triple-doubles with blocks. L. Bird198798.633.611.09.215.0 PLAYERSEASONPACEPTS.REBOUNDSASSISTSWEIGHTED SCORE PER 100 POSSESSIONS Players who have averaged a pace-adjusted triple-double Russell Westbrook is a force of nature. Westbrook has wreaked havoc on opposing NBA teams, piling up 17 triple-doubles so far this season, which ties Magic Johnson’s 1988-89 season for the most in the last 33 years.1According www.basketball-reference.com, which tracks triple-doubles going back only to the 1983-84 season.Westbrook sucks opposing defenses into the paint before dishing to Kevin Durant, Serge Ibaka or a Thunder shooter waiting in the corner. Or he can just score it himself. Westbrook was last season’s scoring leader and is this season’s No. 2 in assists. While averaging 24 and 10, he’s also having one of the greatest rebounding seasons ever for a guard — without the aid of deferential bigs on the team.Westbrook is not alone, though. The NBA is in the middle of a triple-double boom. The 73 triple-doubles posted this year are five shy of the leaguewide regular-season record since 1984. But the league has expanded since then, offering more games and therefore more potential triple-doubles. The rate of triple-doubles per 100 league games is 6.2 this year, the third-highest over that span. Besides Westbrook, Draymond Green has 13 and Rajon Rondo — collecting his stats in a considerably less aboveboard manner than Russ and Dray — has a half-dozen, one shy of his single-season best. L. Bird198897.937.611.67.715.0 M. Johnson199096.330.08.915.416.0 L. James201091.440.09.811.516.5 R. Westbrook201595.741.110.612.517.6 But hot damn, look at Westbrook! His last two seasons are the most impressive scoring-rebounding-assisting seasons in history, when all three are weighed equally. Despite his team’s playing at a slower pace, Westbrook’s last two seasons have managed to surpass Oscar Robertson, Jason Kidd, Magic Johnson — you name it. Russell Westbrook is the greatest triple-double machine on record.Neil Paine contributed research assistance.Check out our latest NBA predictions.CORRECTION (April 11, 5:45 p.m.): An earlier version of the chart in this story had mislabeled y-axis tick marks. The chart has been fixed. R. Westbrook201495.435.79.411.415.6 J. Kidd2005NJN89.121.010.812.1 L. James201390.737.511.210.116.2 K. Garnett200589.131.419.18.016.9 PLAYERSEASONTEAMPACEPOINTSREBOUNDSASSISTS K. Garnett200489.033.219.06.816.3 D. Walker1990WSB99.412.912.010.9 M. Johnson1981LAL102.727.210.910.8 L. James201693.336.110.89.815.6 K. Garnett200391.929.617.37.815.9 K. Love201497.335.517.06.015.4 K. Malone199790.040.014.46.515.6 R. Westbrook2016OKC96.834.011.314.9 L. James200890.239.610.49.515.7 M. Jordan198997.040.09.99.915.8 J. Kidd2007NJN91.418.611.713.2 D. Robinson199490.139.214.16.315.1 G. Hill199784.530.913.010.516.2 M. Johnson1989LAL100.128.710.116.4 L. James200988.740.810.910.416.6 T. Boerwinkle1975CHI99.713.815.611.1 L. James2013MIA90.737.511.210.1 J. Kidd2002NJN91.820.710.213.8 Weighted score is the geometric mean of points, rebounds and assists (per 100 possessions). Data through April 6, 2016.Source: basketball-reference.com W. Chamberlin1964115.133.320.24.614.5 read more

WWEs plans to invite Michael Sam to RAW already in doubt

first_img ESPN Adds 15 More UFC Fights Disney, Twitter Announce New Business Partnership Mickelson Wants To Duel Tiger Woods WhatsApp Facebook ESPN Makes Historic Exclusivity Deal With UFC Now Playing Up Next Twitter The Undertaker appears on ESPN College GameDay Saturday morning Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Nextcenter_img Pinterest Google+ Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against ESPN Now Playing Up Next Michael Sam, who was cut by the NFL’s St. Louis Rams this past weekend and was invited to next week’s 9/8 WWE RAW in Baltimore, is scheduled to meet with the Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday to undergo a physical according to a report by ESPN.If Sam passes the physical, he will be signed to the practice squad. This means any chance of Sam accepting WWE’s invite on Monday won’t be possible.Source: ESPN.comRecommended videosPowered by AnyClipESPN Adds 15 More UFC FightsVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:34/Current Time 0:00Loaded: 2.61%0:00Remaining Time -0:34 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Now Playing Up Next Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Jon Moxley vs. Kenny Omega made official for AEW Full Gear on November 9 from Baltimore AEW announces Full Gear PPV tickets go on-sale this Friday to the general publiclast_img read more

95 WWE Results Terre Haute Indiana John Cena vs Kane

first_img Pinterest Now Playing Up Next Vin Diesel Why Total Divas Didnt Change Their Name After WWE Rebranded Videos Articles Google+ John Cena Is Done With The WWE Now Playing Up Next Twitter Vin Diesel and John Cena share ‘intense’ scene Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Videos Articles WhatsApp 9/5 WWE Results: Terre Haute, Indiana* Goldust and Stardust def. Los Matadors.* NXT Champion Adrian Neville def. Tyler Breeze.* WWE Divas Champion Paige def. Natayla.* WWE Tag Team Champions The Usos and The Great Khali def. The Wyatt Family.* Sin Cara def. Titus O’Neil.* WWE U.S. Champion Sheamus def. Cesaro.* John Cena def. Kane in a street fight match.Source: The Wrestling Observer/Figure Four OnlineRecommended videosPowered by AnyClipVin Diesel and John Cena share ‘intense’ sceneVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 1:05/Current Time 0:04Loaded: 100.00%0:04Remaining Time -1:01 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the listcenter_img Now Playing Up Next WWE Superstar John Cena announced as part of cast for Suicide Squad Sequel Cesaro Hopeful WWE Will Reunite The Bar Glenn “Kane” Jacobs will not be appearing at WWE Live Events despite being advertised WWE stars join “Brawlhalla” as Epic Crossovers in SummerSlam game event Facebook Now Playing Up Next Charlize Theron John Cena Now Playing Up Next Celebrity Shortlist: Top 3 Actors You Didn’t Know Could Rap Videos Articleslast_img read more

SPOILERS WWE Smackdown tapings for September 12

first_img The Miz WWE Lists The Shields Top 10 Wins Madison Square Garden Pays Tribute to Roman Reigns Pinterest Now Playing Up Next Twitter WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus confirmed for WWE Smackdown premiere on FOX Now Playing Up Next Triple H Vince McMahon Sends Supportive Message To Roman Reigns Roman Reigns Is Back, But Not Fighting For Belts Videos Articles Google+ Videos Articlescenter_img WWE Draft confirmed to be taking place as a two-night event starting on October 11 Xavier Woods Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Videos Articles Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next WhatsApp WrestleMania Could Be Biggest Ever Now Playing Up Next Wrestleview Weekly: Predictions for tonight’s Clash of Champions event in Charlotte Facebook The following was taped on Tuesday night in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.WWE Smackdown tapings for September 12, 2014:* WWE Tag Team Champions The Usos, Mark Henry and Big Show def. Goldust, Stardust, Luke Harper and Erick Rowan.* Bo Dallas def. Justin Gabriel.* WWE Divas Champion Paige def. Summer Rae in a non-title match.* Mark Henry def. Rusev in an arm wrestling match.* WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler and R-Truth def. The Miz and Damien Sandow.* Chris Jericho and Roman Reigns def. Randy Orton and Seth Rollins.* Added to the Night of Champions PPV on 9/21: Chris Jericho vs. Randy Orton and Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins.Source: Prowrestling.netRecommended videosPowered by AnyClipMadison Square Garden Pays Tribute to Roman ReignsVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:34/Current Time 0:03Loaded: 100.00%0:04Remaining Time -0:31 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the listlast_img read more

Update on report about Warner Bros and WWE library

first_img In an update to an earlier story by TheWrap.com about Warner Bros. looking to purchase the entire WWE library, it is said according to a new report by Dave Meltzer that the story is not true. However, Warner Bros. is in negotitations with Cinedigm, the home video distributor for WWE, about the home video distribution rights to the entire WWE library. Source: The Wrestling Observer/Figure Four Online Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Pinterest WWE Network to be updated this week with a new design, simpler navigation, search tools Google+center_img ROH announces Death Before Dishonor PPV and TV tapings for Las Vegas this September Facebook WhatsApp Rey Mysterio to return this Monday on RAW, update to tag team match stipulationslast_img read more

NXT talent scheduled for next weeks WWE TV tapings

first_imgFacebook NXT talent Sami Zayn, Tyler Breeze and NXT Champion Adrian Neville have been scheduled to appear at this Monday’s 9/15 WWE RAW in Lafayette, Louisiana and this Tuesday’s 9/16 WWE Smackdown TV tapings in Biloxi, Mississippi according to a report by Mike Johnson.It is said that more talent from NXT have been scheduled to appear at WWE TV tapings over the course of the next several weeks as well. It is unknown as of this writing what the NXT talent will be used for on WWE television. Source: PWInsider.com Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WWE RAW Results – 8/19/19 (King of the Ring Tournament begins, United States Title match) WWE announces King of the Ring Tournament Matches for Monday Night RAW WhatsAppcenter_img Twitter Pinterest Google+ Sami Zayn hosting stand-up comedy benefit event during SummerSlam weekendlast_img read more

WWE starts process of liquidating all CM Punk merchandise

first_img Twitter CM Punk to appear at Starrcast III, Scheduled for interview and meet-and-greet Google+ Facebook WhatsApp The Young Bucks on CM Punk coming to AEW, Cody’s chairshot, nearly signing with WWE center_img Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest In a response to a 22 page letter being sent to WWE from attorneys representing former WWE star Phil “CM Punk” Brooks, WWE is currently in the process of liquidating all CM Punk merchandise from WWE Shop. At one point prices for Punk merchandise had been discounted to very low amounts this week. Performing a search for “CM Punk” on WWE Shop comes back with: “0 RESULTS FOUND FOR “CM Punk” – Did you mean: CM PINK.”Source: The Wrestling Observer/Figure Four Online, WWEShop.com Chris Jericho on being disappointed with his WrestleMania 18 main event matchlast_img read more

Listing schedule for WWE Network for September 16 2014

first_img Now Playing Up Next Videos Articles Google+ Pinterest WWE Lists The Shields Top 10 Wins Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Ronda Rousey Seth Rollins WWE Watch Along to stream live on social media during Clash of Champions PPV Facebook Shawn Michaels Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next Twittercenter_img WWE Network live-stream schedule for 9/16/14:9:00 am ET – Journey to SummerSlam: 8/19/14. Witness the journeys of Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, and Roman Reigns – from their humble beginnings to the biggest event of the summer!10:00 am ET – WWE Beyond The Ring: 12/1/09. A look at Jeff Hardy’s ascension as a singles Superstar with a backstage look at ‘The Enigmatic One’.11:00 am ET – Monday Night War: 9/9/14. Mick Foley’s unorthodox style makes him an unlikely success story and a unique weapon for WWE in their war with WCW.12:00 pm ET – Journey to SummerSlam: 8/19/14. Witness the journeys of Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, and Roman Reigns – from their humble beginnings to the biggest event of the summer!1:00 pm ET – WWE Beyond The Ring: 12/1/09. A look at Jeff Hardy’s ascension as a singles Superstar with a backstage look at ‘The Enigmatic One’.2:00 pm ET – WWE Countdown: 6/30/14. Counting down the Top Ten Most Exciting Celebrity Twists ever in WWE History, as voted by the WWE Universe.3:00 pm ET – Monday Night War: 9/9/14. Mick Foley’s unorthodox style makes him an unlikely success story and a unique weapon for WWE in their war with WCW.4:00 pm ET – Monday Night War: 9/15/14. A controversial end to Bret Hart’s WWE career forever changes the fate of Monday Night Raw and Monday Nitro.5:00 pm ET – WWE Countdown: 9/15/14. Counting down the top ten moments from the Royal Rumble PPV events.6:00 pm ET – WWE Beyond The Ring: 7/25/11. The greatest Superstars of the 21st century profiles 15 superstars that dominated the ring for the first decade of the 2000s.7:30 pm ET – Slam City: 9/14/14. WWE Slam City is an animated show featuring a character The Finisher who fires all of the WWE Superstars which forces them to find day jobs.8:00 pm ET – WWE Main Event LIVE: 9/15/14. WWE Main Event features incredible in-ring action from the WWE Superstars and Divas of Monday Night Raw and Friday Night SmackDown.9:00 pm ET – Monday Night War: 9/15/14. A controversial end to Bret Hart’s WWE career forever changes the fate of Monday Night Raw and Monday Nitro.10:00 pm ET – WWE Countdown: 9/15/14. Counting down the top ten moments from the Royal Rumble PPV events.11:00 pm ET – WWE Main Event: 9/15/14. WWE Main Event features incredible in-ring action from the WWE Superstars and Divas of Monday Night Raw and Friday Night SmackDown.Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipWWE Lists The Shields Top 10 WinsVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:30/Current Time 0:03Loaded: 100.00%0:03Remaining Time -0:27 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Videos Articles WWE Live returns to China this September, Will hold tryouts this July in Shanghai ROH announces Death Before Dishonor PPV and TV tapings for Las Vegas this September Roman Reigns Is Back, But Not Fighting For Belts Seth Rollins Defends WWE On Two Separate Occasions WrestleMania Could Be Biggest Ever WhatsApp Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next Natalya Opens Up About Her Reaction To Roman Reigns’ Cancer Battle Videos Articleslast_img read more

913 WWE Results Jackson Mississippi Orton vs Reigns

first_img Now Playing Up Next ‘Total Bellas’ Season 4 Will Not Feature John Cena Now Playing Up Next Nikki Bella Fires Back At Ronda Rousey 9/13 WWE Results: Jackson, Mississippi* R-Truth def. Fandango.* Sami Zayn def. Tyson Kidd.* Brie Bella, Eva Marie and Naomi def. Nikki Bella, Cameron and Alicia Fox.* Los Matadores def. The Ascension.* WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler def. The Miz and Bo Dallas.* Adam Rose def. Damien Sandow.* Rusev def. Jack Swagger.* Roman Reigns def. Randy Orton in a street fight match.Source: PWInsider.comRecommended videosPowered by AnyClipWWE Confirms The Shield And Ronda Rousey At Super Show-DownVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:32/Current Time 0:03Loaded: 100.00%0:03Remaining Time -0:29 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Liv Morgan makes first WWE appearance following concussion at live event in Canada Ronda Rousey WhatsApp Nikki Bella Videos Articles Drew Mcintyre Brie Bella Announces She Is Quitting Wrestling Asuka says she only hit her back and is okay after injury scare at WWE live event Twittercenter_img Videos Articles Now Playing Up Next Pinterest Facebook Videos Articles Ronda Rousey Says Bella Twins Are A ‘Bunch of Untrustworthy B–s’ Now Playing Up Next Google+ WWE Confirms The Shield And Ronda Rousey At Super Show-Down Now Playing Up Next Jerry Lawler says he received hate mail for attending Donald Trump rally in Mississippi Adam Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

Listing schedule for WWE Network for September 19 2014

first_img Now Playing Up Next Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest WWE Watch Along to stream live on social media during Clash of Champions PPV WWE Network live-stream schedule for 9/19/14:10:00 am ET – WWE NXT: 9/18/14. The future is here. Witness the entertainers, the leading men and women, the Superstars of tomorrow — this is NXT!11:00 am ET – WWE Superstars: 9/18/14. WWE Superstars features the best of the best in matches you’ll have to see to believe. You never know what to expect – so expect everything!12:00 pm ET – Total Divas: 11/30/13. Ariane forces Vincent to try out for WWE; Nikki struggles to feel comfortable in her new home; Trinity’s dad moves in and Jon is bothered.1:00 pm ET – WWE NXT: 9/18/14. The future is here. Witness the entertainers, the leading men and women, the Superstars of tomorrow — this is NXT!2:00 pm ET – WWE Superstars: 9/18/14. WWE Superstars features the best of the best in matches you’ll have to see to believe. You never know what to expect – so expect everything!3:00 pm ET – WWE Beyond The Ring: 10/9/12. A look inside the life and career of CM Punk from his early success in ECW to the top of the WWE.5:00 pm ET – WWE Countdown: 9/16/14. Counting down the top ten moments from the Royal Rumble PPV events.6:00 pm ET – Journey to SummerSlam: 8/19/14. Witness the journeys of Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, and Roman Reigns – from their humble beginnings to the biggest event of the summer!7:00 pm ET – WCW Monday Nitro: 9/25/95. On this episode of WCW Monday Nitro Macho Man Randy Savage looks to take down Kevin Sullivan. Hulk Hogan has a proposition for The Giant.8:00 pm ET – WWE Beyond The Ring: 10/9/12. A look inside the life and career of CM Punk from his early success in ECW to the top of the WWE.10:00 pm ET – WWE Countdown: 9/16/14. Counting down the top ten moments from the Royal Rumble PPV events.11:00 pm ET – WWE Beyond The Ring: 10/9/12. A look inside the life and career of CM Punk from his early success in ECW to the top of the WWE.Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipWWE Lists The Shields Top 10 WinsVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:30/Current Time 0:01Loaded: 100.00%0:01Remaining Time -0:29 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Shawn Michaels Seth Rollins Defends WWE On Two Separate Occasions Videos Articles Twitter Facebook WWE Lists The Shields Top 10 Wins Videos Articles Now Playing Up Next WWE Confirms The Shield And Ronda Rousey At Super Show-Downcenter_img Videos Articles WrestleMania Could Be Biggest Ever Roman Reigns Is Back, But Not Fighting For Belts Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next Ronda Rousey Now Playing Up Next Google+ ROH announces Death Before Dishonor PPV and TV tapings for Las Vegas this September WhatsApp Seth Rollins WWE Live returns to China this September, Will hold tryouts this July in Shanghailast_img read more

Teddy Long on being considered too old for WWE TV

first_img WhatsApp Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next Pinterest Vince Mcmahon Is WWE Losing Its Audience? Linda McMahon To Leave SBA Job To Head Trump Super PAC Fundraising WWE Live returns to China this September, Will hold tryouts this July in Shanghai ROH announces Death Before Dishonor PPV and TV tapings for Las Vegas this September Now Playing Up Next Google+ WWE Rescheduling San Jose NXT Now Playing Up Nextcenter_img Triple H Videos Articles Facebook Now Playing Up Next Vince McMahon Gave Roman Reigns Advice After Cancer Diagnosis Twitter Videos Articles Hulk Hogan reunites with Brutus Beefcake, New WWE Network collections for September Ronda Rouseys Controversial Tweets Sponsored By WWE Steve Gerweck sent this in.http://www.gerweck.net/2014/09/22/gerweck-report-podcast-special-teddy-long-on-racism-in-wrestling-ron-simmons-undertaker-tna-and-much-more/  In this very special edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee welcome future WWE hall of famer Teddy Long.Topics discussed include:– Leaving WWE, and the possibility of Long returning to the company in the future– Racism in wrestling, and being called the N word– Who told Teddy that a young Undertaker would never draw a dime?– How Teddy become a wrestling manager– The circumstances of the Ron Simmons winning the world championship– What happened to wrestling managers?– The history of the “peanut head” stuff– Managing The Undertaker in WCW– Making the move from WCW to the WWF– WWE’s decision to bring back ECW– Raw expanding to three hours– Long’s favorite moments in the wrestling business– Thoughts on the passing of Sean O’Haire– A great story involving a young Randy Savage– Who would Teddy prefer inducting him in the WWE hall of fame?– Would Long work for TNA or Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling?– What does TNA need to do to change their fortune?– How he developed his catchphrases– Booker T’s group in Texas– Why did Vickie Guerrero get a WWE Network special, but not Long?– Long’s legacy in the business– On why he might turn down the WWE hall of fame– Long’s thoughts on Ray Rice and Adrian PetersonHighlights:– Life on the road: “I had been on the road for two years of my life, and I didn’t know exactly how bad I was burned out .. I don’t miss one day of WWE.”– On fourteen years with WWE: “Mr. McMahon took care of me.”– On returning to WWE? “I’ll probably never go back there.”– On what he is doing on Mondays now “I am going to these acting classes.”– Who told Teddy Long that a young Undertaker would never draw a dime?– On racism in wrestling, “it’s still going on, its going on everywhere. It not just professional wrestling .. I think in the WWE it has gotten better.”– Which wrestling great was against the idea of Teddy becoming a manager?– Teddy’s favorite moments in the business– On not being able to work outside of WWE due to being an independent contractor, “How they get away with that is unbelievable to me.”– On TNA: “They aren’t that bad. I think someone will pick them up, its bad writing there.”– “In Triple H’s eye I’m too old to be on TV,” Long said.– “I wasn’t a bad fan of his, that’s for sure” – Long on Flair– On the WWE hall of fame, “I may turn them down.”——————————-To book Teddy Long for your event, contact Brian Wittenstein at brianwittenstein@gmail.com Follow the Gerweck Report podcast at @GerweckReport Follow Gerweck on Twitter at @gerweck Follow Frank Dee on Twitter at @RealFrankDee E-mail us at gerweckreport@gerweck.net You can also listen to the Gerweck Report via iTunes on tunein, Stitcher and on SpreakerRecommended videosPowered by AnyClipIs WWE Losing Its Audience?Video Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:29/Current Time 0:00Loaded: 6.29%0:00Remaining Time -0:29 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

922 WWE RAW remains among the top 25 shows on cable

first_img Twitter Facebook Google+ Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Videos Articles The 9/22 WWE RAW once again ranked among the top 25 shows on cable for the week ending 9/28/14. The show came in at No. 4, No. 5 and No. 8.The show, which drew a 2.69 cable rating with an average audience of 3.88 million viewers, came in at No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 last week.Source: TVbythenumbers.comRecommended videosPowered by AnyClipKim Kardashian ‘Got in Trouble’ With Kanye For Daughter North Wearing MakeupVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:31/Current Time 0:04Loaded: 100.00%0:05Remaining Time -0:27 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Kanye West Now Playing Up Next WWE Draft confirmed to be taking place as a two-night event starting on October 11 Rachel Bloom announces pregnancy following Emmy win Jenna Fischer, Angela Kinsey Launching ‘Office’ Podcast Kim Kardashian ‘Got in Trouble’ With Kanye For Daughter North Wearing Makeupcenter_img Pinterest Now Playing Up Next WWE RAW Preview: King of the Ring Final Match, Fallout from WWE Clash of Champions WhatsApp Now Playing Up Next The Tech Behind the First FDA-Approved Birth Control App Now Playing Up Next RuPaul plans to continue hosting Drag Race ‘indefinitely’ Wrestleview Weekly: Predictions for tonight’s Clash of Champions event in Charlotte Now Playing Up Nextlast_img read more

Listing schedule for the WWE Network for October 9 2014

first_img WhatsApp Now Playing Up Next Becky Lynch `WWE 24` Documentary Premier Date Announced Pinterest John Cena WWE Network live-stream schedule for 10/9/14:10:00 am ET – SmackDown 15th Anniversary: 7/4/02. Kurt Angle battles the Undertaker for the WWE title. Edge teams with an icon in a shot at Tag Team gold. Plus, John Cena, Batista, and more.11:30 am ET – SmackDown 15th Anniversary: 9/12/02. In one of the most controversial moments in WWE history, SmackDown plays host to the commitment ceremony of Billy and Chuck.12:00 pm ET – Monday Night War: 7/7/14. Media mogul Ted Turner launches WCW Monday Nitro in direct competition against Vince McMahon and WWE’s Monday Night Raw.1:00 pm ET – SmackDown 15th Anniversary: 7/15/04. Eddie Guerrero battles John ‘Bradshaw’ Layfield for the WWE Championship inside a steel cage. John Cena looks to regain his U.S. Title.2:30 pm ET – SmackDown 15th Anniversary: 7/29/04. Eddie Guerrero hosts an auction of Kurt Angle’s most prized possessions.3:00 pm ET – Legends House: 5/8/14. The Legends head to Sin City and the hijinks begin! After some ‘manscaping,’ they partake in a Chippendales show you have to see to believe!4:00 pm ET – WWE NXT: 10/9/14. The future is here. Witness the entertainers, the leading men and women, the Superstars of tomorrow — this is NXT!5:00 pm ET – WWE Superstars: 10/9/14. WWE Superstars features the best of the best in matches you’ll have to see to believe. You never know what to expect – so expect everything!6:00 pm ET – Edge Christian SmackDown Special: 10/6/14. Edge and Christian’s 15th Anniversary SmackDown Show That Totally Reeks of Awesomeness…Enough Said.7:00 pm ET – Legends House: 5/1/14. A bowling competition kicks things off! However, the real mayhem begins when the WWE Legends attempt to film a bizarre commercial.8:00 pm ET – Legends House: 5/8/14. The Legends head to Sin City and the hijinks begin! After some ‘manscaping,’ they partake in a Chippendales show you have to see to believe!9:00 pm ET – WWE NXT: 10/9/14. The future is here. Witness the entertainers, the leading men and women, the Superstars of tomorrow — this is NXT!10:00 pm ET – WWE Superstars: 10/9/14. WWE Superstars features the best of the best in matches you’ll have to see to believe. You never know what to expect – so expect everything!11:00 pm ET – Legends House: 5/8/14. The Legends head to Sin City and the hijinks begin! After some ‘manscaping,’ they partake in a Chippendales show you have to see to believe!Recommended videosPowered by AnyClipJohn Cena Says WWE Doesn`t Need HimVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:32/Current Time 0:00Loaded: 100.00%0:01Remaining Time -0:32 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Ronda Rouseys Controversial Tweets Sponsored By WWE Seth Rollins Defends WWE On Two Separate Occasions Now Playing Up Next Videos Articles Google+ WWE Watch Along to stream live on social media during Clash of Champions PPV Jimmy Falloncenter_img Now Playing Up Next John Cena Says WWE Doesn`t Need Him Twitter Facebook WWE Live returns to Australia this October, Tickets will be available May 28 Videos Articles Is WWE Losing Its Audience? Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next WWE kicks off their semiannual week and a half long European Tour todaylast_img

Listing schedule for the WWE Network for October 7 2014

first_img Now Playing Up Next WWE Live returns to Australia this October, Tickets will be available May 28 Brie Bella Now Playing Up Next WWE Watch Along to stream live on social media during Clash of Champions PPV Nikki Bella: Artem Chivbinstev is a great kiser Videos Articles Nikki Bella buys a Ferrari as therapy for John Cena break-up WWE Network live-stream schedule for 10/7/14:10:00 am ET – Monday Night War: 9/29/14. Stone Cold Steve Austin’s drive and determination spurs WWE’s ‘Attitude Era’ to insurmountable heights.11:00 am ET – Total Divas: 12/15/13. Brie gets engaged. Nikki and John Cena break up after discussing the future. Eva Marie attempts to introduce her fiance to her family.12:00 pm ET – WWE Countdown: 9/8/14. Counting Down the Top Ten Most Imposing Superstars ever in WWE history.1:00 pm ET – Monday Night War: 9/29/14. Stone Cold Steve Austin’s drive and determination spurs WWE’s ‘Attitude Era’ to insurmountable heights.2:00 pm ET – Total Divas: 12/15/13. Brie gets engaged. Nikki and John Cena break up after discussing the future. Eva Marie attempts to introduce her fiance to her family.3:00 pm ET – Edge Christian SmackDown Special: 10/6/14.4:00 pm ET – SmackDown 15th Anniversary: 8/26/99. The network premiere of WWE SmackDown has newly crowned WWE Champion Triple H in action vs. The Rock with two special guest referees.5:30 pm ET – SmackDown 15th Anniversary: 4/9/03. Rowdy Roddy Piper brings back ‘Piper’s Pit’ after 14 long years with Mr. McMahon as the featured guest.6:00 pm ET – WWE Beyond The Ring: 7/8/08. Ric Flair has seen it all and has taken on all challengers. This documentary looks at the incredible life and career of this WWE Legend.8:00 pm ET – WWE Main Event LIVE: 10/7/14. WWE Main Event features incredible in-ring action, from the WWE Superstars and Divas on Monday Night Raw and Friday Night SmackDown.9:00 pm ET – SmackDown 15th Anniversary: 8/26/99. The network premiere of WWE SmackDown has newly crowned WWE Champion Triple H in action vs. The Rock with two special guest referees.10:30 pm ET – SmackDown 15th Anniversary: 4/9/03. Rowdy Roddy Piper brings back ‘Piper’s Pit’ after 14 long years with Mr. McMahon as the featured guest.11:00 pm ET – WWE Main Event: 10/7/14. WWE Main Event features incredible in-ring action, from the WWE Superstars and Divas on Monday Night Raw and Friday Night SmackDown.Recommended videosPowered by AnyClip’Total Bellas’ Season 4 Will Not Feature John CenaVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:30/Current Time 0:03Loaded: 100.00%0:03Remaining Time -0:27 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Nikki Bella Facebook Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR ‘Total Bellas’ Season 4 Will Not Feature John Cena These Actors Really Refused To Work With Each Othercenter_img Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next Pinterest Nikki Bella Fires Back At Ronda Rousey Now Playing Up Next WhatsApp Videos Articles Twitter Google+ John Cena Videos Articles WWE kicks off their semiannual week and a half long European Tour todaylast_img read more

Medvigy leads in Clark County Council race

first_imgRepublican Clark County Councilor Gary Medvigy emerged from Tuesday night’s primary election with 58.88 percent of the initial count, compared with the 41.82 percent received by his Democratic challenger, Adrian Cortes.Both candidates advance to November’s general election, where the winner will go on to serve a one-year unexpired term. In Washington, all partisan elections appear on the primary ballot even if only two candidates are seeking the position.The initial count of 19,354 votes on election night suggests that Medvigy could be positioned to prevail in November’s general election.“I’m hopeful,” said Medvigy of the result. “I worked pretty hard, at least I thought so.”Medvigy has only lived in Clark County since 2016. But equipped with a resume that includes stints as a California Superior Court judge, prosecutor and U.S. Army general, he was appointed in January to fill the District 4 vacancy on the Clark County Council. During his time representing the predominantly rural district, Medvigy has taken conservative positions on taxes and spending. Under the county charter, only residents of that district will vote in that race.Cortes, an educator and member of the Battle Ground City Council, has emphasized his community ties to Clark County. He’s also espoused fiscally conservative positions and called for more public involvement in county government.Cortes said he would continue working to get his message in front of voters.“It looks like we need to do some work about closing that gap,” he said.last_img read more

US stocks erase most of an early loss as volatility surges

first_imgStocks overcame a big loss on Wall Street Wednesday, though the market’s recovery left plenty of signs of worry among investors that the fallout from the trade war between the U.S. and China will spread.A late-afternoon rally lifted most of the major stock indexes out of the red, reversing most of the early slide that briefly pulled the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 580 points. Technology and consumer staples stocks powered much of the gains, offsetting losses in banks, energy companies and other sectors.Even so, the moves in the bond and commodities markets signaled that investors are nervous that the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China may derail the global economy.Bond yields sank around the world, something that happens when investors see a weaker economy and low inflation on the way. The price of oil tanked and the price of gold shot up to its highest level in six years as traders sought safe-haven holdings.“You did see buyers come back to the market, which is a good sign for the market in the near term,” said Lindsey Bell, investment strategist with CFRA Research. “Investors need to buckle in for some volatility here in the next couple of months.”last_img read more

Auditor says staffing levels low at juvenile facility in Chehalis

first_imgCHEHALIS — A federal auditor says Washington state’s maximum-security lock-up for juvenile offenders has sub-standard staffing levels.KING-TV reports this creates dangerous conditions for both workers and the young offenders housed there.The Green Hill School, in Chehalis, is “out of compliance on most shifts” and this “makes the facility highly vulnerable for.sexual abuse incidents” and other safety problems, according to a US Department of Justice auditor.The audit confirms a February report by the KING 5 Investigators that revealed 478 assaults were recorded at Green Hill, according to documents from the Washington Department of Social and Health Services.Sixty-nine of those assaults, most of them on staff members, were referred to Chehalis police for criminal charges.Current and former Green Hill employees say under-staffing was the primary reason that assaults couldn’t be brought under control.last_img read more

Vancouvers waterfront fountain opens to public

first_imgThe Columbia River water feature at the Waterfront Vancouver development is open to the public, just in time for passersby to cool their feet in the late-summer heat.The piece, which mimics the topography of the Columbia River Basin, appeared mostly complete in June but remained cordoned off from the public behind a fence. That fence finally came down Friday morning.By 1 p.m., a few little kids were splashing around in the water as pedestrians sat to examine the installation — a molded riverbed bordered by stacks of granite and culminating in a massive stone and bronze monolith.“Think of the thousands of people that will enjoy this for years and years,” said Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle, who visited the newly opened site with Vancouver City Councilor Linda Glover and two officers from the Vancouver Police Department’s bicycle unit.“That’s an incredible gift,” McEnerny-Ogle said.The full installation is valued at $3.5 million. It was donated to Vancouver by Columbia Waterfront, LLC and formally transferred to the city on Monday. The Parks and Recreation Department will maintain the feature and the water that flows through it, which is chlorinated.last_img read more