Sage Northcutt’s debut in ONE Championship lasted all 29 seconds, as Cosmo Alexandre floored the former UFC fighter with a stiff right hand during Friday’s ONE Championship 96 event in Singapore.
Entering the event, Alexandre (8-1) told MMA Junkie that he wasn’t too concerned with Northcutt – and he proved why on Friday.
“I know that’s he’s young, strong, explosive and athletic,” Alexandre told MMA Junkie. “He used to fight in the UFC, but I’ve fought everyone in muay Thai. I fought Yodsanklai Fairtex twice. I fought the best. So this is just another fight. There’s nothing special here. I simply don’t want to lose.
“I’m training to win, regardless my opponent. I haven’t fought MMA in some time, but I’m not too concerned.”
Northcutt, 23, walked away from UFC following three straight wins over the likes Zak Ottow, Thibault Gouti and Michel Quinones.
After years at the helm the Green Bay Packers, head coach Mike McCarthy was fired by the team back in December after a rough loss to the Arizona Cardinals. McCarthy recounted the experience being fired to ESPN, where he explained that he was actually quite shocked by it all and wasn’t exactly the biggest fan how it was all handled.
“Frankly, no I did not,” McCarthy said when asked if he saw the firing coming. “As a head coach, I’ve always tried to stay immune to and stand in front all the outside noise. That was always my focus with my players. It was always to protect them as much as possible from the drama. I think that’s important. And I stayed true to that to the last day. If we missed the playfs, I expected change might happen. But the timing surprised me. Actually it stunned me. But time provides the opportunity for reflection and clarity, and that’s where I’m at now. And it’s clear to me now that both sides needed a change.”
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McCarthy led the team to a Super Bowl at the beginning the decade and was a beacon consistency alongside Aaron Rodgers. Considering his standing with the team, he felt as though the way he was let go was cold and unnecessary.
“It couldn’t have been handled any worse. Anytime you lose a close game, it’s a difficult time emotionally afterward, but when you lose a home game at Lambeau Field in December, it’s really hard,” McCarthy explained.
The Packers ultimately ended up missing the playfs with a record 6-9-1.
As reported by ESPN, Russell Westbrook logged his 16th technical foul the season late within the first half in opposition to the Golden State Warriors on Saturday (March 16). If the infraction is not rescinded, it can result in an computerized one-game suspension. The technical got here after Westbrook drove to attain and felt like he was fouled, however there was a no-call. He argued with referee Tyler Ford, after which dedicated a purposeful retaliation foul out frustration on Klay Thompson. After fouling Klay he continued to argue the no-call with Ford, and was given a technical.
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When requested if he’s hopeful that the technical could be rescinded, Westbrook responded, “subsequent query.” Then he was requested if he was conscious he was at 15 technicals, to which Westbrook replied, “subsequent query.” Eventually, he was requested if he is disenchanted that he could be going through a one-game suspension, to which he mentioned, “subsequent query.” Westbrook has had two technicals rescinded this season.
“I perceive typically when these guys are moving into there and so they’re getting hit and so they’re getting fouled, it is arduous,” Oklahoma City Thunder coach Billy Donovan said. “And these guys make investments lots into the sport. Obviously, I need Russell enjoying and I need him on the market, however we’ll see what occurs and the way this all shakes out.”
It’s insane to assume that after practically 5 years, Flint nonetheless doesn’t have clear ingesting water. The difficulty was given a lot media consideration at first, declining in protection as time went on. It’s nonetheless a serious drawback although with hundreds American residents not getting access to clear water. Thankfully, there are loads donations coming in and foundations across the nation try to assist out as a lot as they will. Jaden Smith‘s group will truly be main a brand new initiative to convey clear water to the Mighican metropolis, partnering with a church to deploy a cell water filtration system at the moment.
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According to Page Six, Jaden Smith is teaming up with First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church to supply clear ingesting water to residents Flint, Michigan. A cell filtration system known as “The Water Box” will likely be deployed at the moment, which reduces lead and different contaminants in water. Jaden’s firm JUST Goods labored with the church to design and engineer the system. Keep in thoughts, Smith is just 20-years-old. This is a very selfless transfer for him to make, serving to others get what they deserve.
The church he labored with has donated over 5 million water bottles to residents however water donations are rising slim. Hopefully, Jaden’s Water Box initiative works out in the long term as a result of it has been far too lengthy for Flint residents to be with out water.
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After an enormous win in opposition to Louisville on Wednesday evening, Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim drove residence and was in an unlucky accident that led to the demise a 51-year-old man. The man’s automobile had crashed and when he bought out to go search some assist, he was struck by Boeheim’s automotive. The Syracuse coach had no alcohol in his system and it seems as if it was all a freak accident. In an announcement, Boeheim stated he’s “heartbroken member our neighborhood has died because of this final evening’s accident.”
According to Sports Illustrated, Boeheim can be on the sidelines teaching on Saturday when his workforce takes on the Duke Blue Devils, who’re the primary workforce within the nation. The recreation can be performed in Syracuse.
John Wildhack, the Athletic Director for Syracuse defined the choice in a statement:
“The Jimenez household has suffered an amazing loss. Our neighborhood is shaken. The Boeheim household is heartbroken over what occurred, as all of us are. This is a really troublesome time. I do know that Coach Boeheim’s gamers acquire energy from him, simply as he positive aspects energy from his gamers. Our complete neighborhood positive aspects energy from one another. With this in thoughts, and after considerate consideration, I’ve respectfully determined that Coach Boeheim will resume his teaching duties later at present and can coach in tomorrow evening’s recreation in opposition to Duke. We proceed to increase our deepest sympathies to the Jimenez household as they proceed to mourn this tragic loss.”
Syracuse comes into the sport with a file 18-Eight.
Pinata followers rejoice! Five years after the discharge their critically acclaimed joint undertaking, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib have reunited for the sequel, Bandana. It’s been within the making for some time. Gibbs stated he was sitting on the undertaking final 12 months, ready for the proper time to launch it. The undertaking marks the return MadGibbs however not solely that, however it additionally marks Gangsta Gibbs return to the majors.
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Freddie Gibbs and Madlib simply launched their music, “Flat Tummy Tea” earlier at present which kicked f the marketing campaign for Bandana. As DJ Booth identified, the undertaking will mark Freddie Gibbs’ first main label deal since leaving Interscope in 2007. The undertaking is about to be launched by way of RCA Records later this 12 months.
“Bandana will probably be launched as a partnership between Keep Cool/RCA Records & Madlib Invazion/ESGN,” the press launch reads.
Bandana nonetheless would not have a stable launch date but however it appears fairly attainable that it may arrive within the coming months. Next month could be excellent since March 18th marks the five-year anniversary because the launch Pinata.
If Bandana arrives earlier than June, Gibbs can have efficiently launched three tasks inside the span a 12 months. He launched his solo undertaking, Freddie final June. In October, he, Curren$y and Alchemist teamed up for his or her collaborative undertaking, Fetti.
Keep your eyes peeled for the Bandana launch date.
The NBA All Star Weekend kicks f tonight, February 15, in Charlotte with the annual Celebrity All-Star Game, adopted by the Rising Stars Challenge that includes the video games rookie and second-year gamers.
As at all times, All Star Saturday evening will consist the Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest and Dunk Contest. The All Star festivities will conclude on Sunday evening with the 68th annual All Star Game, pitting Team LeBron in opposition to Team Giannis.
Scroll down for a rundown all of the occasions, together with the beginning instances, television schedule and playing odds.
With the dad shoe development in full swing, Adidas has been one the manufacturers trying to deliver some contemporary chunky midsoles to the lots. Dad sneakers had been fairly massive within the 90s and now Adidas Consortium is definitely bringing again one their 90s sneakers, within the FYW S-97. The sneaker was the primary to make use of Feetyouwear know-how and was revolutionary on the time.
These sneakers even have a second particular know-how that helps make the shoe extremely snug.
“The second key know-how utilized in each the unique and SS19 model the FYW S-97 is the Torsion system: basically a TPU arch that bridges the rear foot and the forefoot, permitting every half the foot to maneuver independently each other with out straining the foot. In the method, it fers additional levels help and stability for wearers as they transfer throughout uneven and diversified surfaces.”
Adidas has introduced that this sneaker can be releasing on Saturday, February 16th though no worth is hooked up simply but. You will be capable to cop these at Adidas Consortium boutiques and retailers.
For extra photographs revamped FYW S-97, try the detailed photographs beneath and tell us what you suppose.
LeBron James’ Nike LeBron 16 is a reasonably low-cut sneaker in it is personal proper, however that is not going to cease Nike from churning out a couple of Nike LeBron 16 Lows sooner or later.
Among the LeBron 16 Lows on faucet to drop someday this yr is an attention grabbing “Safari” rendition that pulls on inspiration from the enduring Atmos x Nike Air Max 1.
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The Nike LeBron 16 Low is not all that completely different from the LeBron 16, however one most important alteration is the addition a zipper that runs the size the tongue. The LeBron 16 Low additionally contains a one-piece bootie, and it lacks the heel pull tab that’s current on the usual LeBron 16.
Release particulars for the “Safari” Nike LeBron 16 Low haven’t but been introduced however you may get a good suggestion what to anticipate from the photographs which have already surfaced.
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The title this checklist speaks for itself. If you are on the lookout for probably the most wonderful catches in Super Bowl historical past you’ve got come to the best place.
I may go on about how the Super Bowl is a spot the place the sport’s largest stars shine the brightest. And how generally it is the fellows you’ve got by no means heard who turn into heroes with one miraculous catch on the most important stage their profession.
But I feel it is best if we simply skip all that fluff and get proper to the motion, the explanation you clicked this hyperlink within the first.
Scroll down for seven probably the most sensational Super Bowl snags.
The NBA All-Star beginning rosters have been launched. The All-Star format has modified in recent times, and the outdated East versus West format was up to date a bit. Captains are chosen, after which voting selects the beginning lineups every group by convention. Then, captains will draft eight remaining gamers from the pool after which all 14 gamers from the reserve pool, making choices with out regard to convention or place. The voting is in for the starters and there are not any large surprises right here. The Western Conference group appears monstrous, however the East packs a punch relating to large males.
As reported by NBA.com, LeBron James has been named an NBA All-Star for the 15th time, tied for the third-most choices in league historical past behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (19) and Kobe Bryant (18). The starters had been introduced by TNT in the course of the TNT NBA Tip-Off, and they’re going to reveal the reserve gamers on Thursday, Jan. 31. Check out the beginning rosters beneath.
Stephen Curry, (sixth All-Star choice)
Kevin Durant (10th All-Star choice)
Paul George (sixth All-Star choice)
James Harden (seventh All-Star choice)
LeBron James, Lakers (15th All-Star choice)
Giannis Antetokounmpo (third All-Star choice)
Joel Embiid (2nd All-Star choice)
Kyrie Irving (sixth All-Star choice)
Kawhi Leonard (third All-Star choice)
Kemba Walker, Hornets (third All-Star choice)
R. Kelly‘s alleged non-disclosure settlement for his sexual companions was acquired by The Blast, and the specifics are as imprecise and questionable as you’ll assume. This whole R. Kelly dialogue started after Lifetime aired their docuseries Surviving R. Kelly, which grew to become a nationwide wakeup name and sensation. Collaborators and former buddies Kelly started to show their backs on him, and his pending legal investigations are looming near house. The new discovery what’s alleged to be Kelly’s NDA could solely harm the R&B singer’s legacy even additional.
According to The Blast, each web page the NDA is copyrighted by RSK Enterprises, R. Kelly’s administration firm. Once signed, the alleged associate turns into “a privileged member Robert Kelly’s (‘Mr Kelly’) group (the ‘Team’), which can permit me to entry privileged and/or confidential and/or proprietary data solely accessible to trusted members Mr. Kelly associated enterprises (the ‘Opportunities’).” There are seven areas that designate the confidential data that can not be disclosed as soon as signing the NDA. They are:
- “The premise and idea his mental property
- Mr. Kelly’s enterprise and personal life
- The enterprise actions the Company and/or Mr. Kelly
- The Company’s employment practices or insurance policies
- ‘The actions occurring in reference to the Opportunities’
- Ideas, ideas or enterprise plans disclosed by the corporate
- ‘The end result the Opportunity'”
The imprecise references to alternative, actions occurring at the side of them, and a mysterious end result all sound suspicious. The new signee can be restricted from speaking about any the confidential data “different group members and/or ficers the Company besides the place there’s a particular cause to know.” Check out the settlement here.
Birdman’s been coping with some monetary points over the previous few years. Last yr, he was making headlines on account of his Miami’s residence foreclosures. Now, collectors are coming for the Cash Money mogul over $20Ok that he allegedly owes them for work finished on the identical Miami residence.
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According to The Blast, a lien was filed towards Birdman by Multimedia Innovations who declare to have finished work on his mansion together with offering labor, A/V set up and integration, automated lighting set up, and a fully-automated sensible residence managed pill networking. The firm claims Birdman owes them $20Ok. The invoice for all the work that Multimedia Innovations did add as much as $61,679.36. Birdman allegedly paid a portion the bill however refused to cough the rest the stability.
The Miami mansion was additionally hit with a lien final yr. Birdman was pressured to foreclose his Miami mansion after defaulting on funds. EMG Transfer alleged Birdman borrowed $12M and put his mansion up as collateral. They sued him for $12M plus curiosity.
Birdman’s mansion has been in the marketplace for some time, initially promoting for $20M earlier than slashing the value right down to $15.5M.
Earlier this yr, Birdman broke up together with his fiancé, Toni Braxton who’s additionally going through monetary troubles lately. She was hit with two liens from the IRS and the State California over an alleged $456Ok debt.
5G was the recent matter at CES 2019, with quite a few firms sharing their formidable plans.
This is extra than simply an enhancement for cell telephony.
5G has the potential to make loading web sites, streaming music, and downloading as much as 10 instances sooner than 4G. The United States isn’t anticipated to see the primary 5G-compatible networks till 2020, however that hasn’t stopped telcos from brazenly bragging.
When it is all stated and finished, Steph Curry will greater than seemingly sit atop the NBA’s All-Time “Three-Pointer List,” nobody is overly involved. But what’s most spectacular, is the speed at which he is climbing to the highest. Steph Curry, at present 30 years age, simply handed Jason Terry for third on the All-Time checklist, undertaking the feat over the course Friday night time’s 146-109 romp the lowly Chicago Bulls.
After the ultimate buzzer, Steph Curry talked to the media about his plans for the sport ball, which he hopes to get signed by the 2 remaining gamers standing in the way in which his ascension to primary: Reggie Miller and Ray Allen, 1 and a pair of respectively.
In case you missed it, Steph’s father Dell Curry was himself an NBA sharpshooter from Three-Point vary. The will-skill teaching mannequin actually runs within the household. Steph completed Frida night time’s contest with 5 Three-Point conversions on his 28 factors in 27 minutes. Golden State travels to Dallas tomorrow night time, to face the much-improved Mavs -keep it peeled for extra 2nd half protection the 2018-2019 NBA season.