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He’s young, he’s Black and he’s the best quarterback in the NFL

first_imgI can’t remember the last time a Black quarterback was tops at his position but welcome to the future. Kansas City Chiefs signal caller Patrick Mahomes II is the real deal and perhaps the best in the league. And he’s only 23. Name it, Mahomes has it from the mobility to the cannon arm to the ability to read and dissect defenses.Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) scrambles away from New England Patriots defensive end Adrian Clayborn (94) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)I know it’s cliché to give the title to Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers but I’ll buy a ticket to watch Mahomes. The kid is ahead of his years and past the “prospect” stage; he’s the top flight star at a grown man’s position. Coming out in the 2017 draft, the latest prodigy at signal caller wasn’t hyped up like the Baker Mayfields or Sam Darnolds of this summer’s draft but longtime head coach Andy Reid saw enough in Mahomes coming out of Texas Tech that it was enough to send longtime Chiefs signal caller Alex Smith packing in a trade to Washington.A Sunday night duel with Brady only highlighted how talented Mahomes really is despite a 43-40 defeat. Going into Foxboro in a nationally televised game and dropping 350 passing yards and four touchdowns are numbers Peyton Manning could barely crack during those Brady/Manning battles. I get that critics may not want to say it, but it’s true: Mahomes is the best quarterback in the league.https://afro.com/hes-young-hes-black-and-hes-the-best-quarterback-in-the-nfl/last_img read more

Mickelson wins match against Woods with birdie on 22nd hole

first_imgPhil Mickelson, left, and Tiger Woods talk at the first tee before a golf match at Shadow Creek golf course, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)Phil Mickelson beat Tiger Woods in overtime Friday in their $9 million pay-per-view match in Las Vegas that ended up free for many viewers because of technical problems.Mickelson won on the 22nd hole, making a 4-foot birdie putt on a specially set up 93-yard, par 3. The match at Shadow Creek Golf Club finished under floodlights.Mickelson said to Woods after the match: “Just know I will never let you live that down. It’s not the Masters or the U.S. Open, but it is nice to have a little something on you.”Woods said he enjoyed the match, even if he was on the losing end.“You couldn’t have made this event any better than it was,” he said. “It was back and forth and very competitive on a golf course that was playing on the tricky side.”The match made for some compelling golf at times, if only most people would have been able to see it. Technical difficulties marred the event, which was billed as golf’s first pay-per-view broadcast.Some viewers unable to view it on their televisions after paying $19.95. Turner and Bleacher Report representatives sent out links on social media allowing people to view it for free on their computers and mobile devices.There were over 500 people on hold online waiting for assistance during one point.“We experienced some technical issues on B/R Live that temporarily impacted user access to The Match. We’ve taken a number of steps to resolve the matter, with our main priority being the delivery of content to those that have purchased the PPV event,” Turner spokeswoman Tareia Williams said in an emailed statement.Only 700 invited guests were allowed to watch the event at Shadow Creek. The match was billed as a chance for viewers to watch an untraditional golf broadcast as both golfers and their caddies were mic’d up. It also featured live odds from MGM resorts and a drone was used for live shots.There was some banter between Woods and Mickelson early on but not much as the stakes increased.Mickelson said on the 15th hole to Woods that “I’m trying to be more talkative but I’m not on this back nine.”Woods understood and responded that they were going back to their old mode of “trying to beat each other’s brains in.”The most revealing moment on the front nine happened after Woods missed a 4-foot, short par putt on the second hole to give Mickelson an early advantage.“I was half a second from giving him that putt because he always makes those,” Mickelson said to his brother, Tim, who was his caddie.Mickelson was 1 up through the front nine before Woods seized the lead with birdies on the par-4 11th and 12th holes. Mickelson then squared it with a birdie on the par-3 13th and retook the lead when Woods bogeyed the par-4 15th.Woods tied it with birdie from the fringe of the green on the par-3 17th. Both birdied the par-5 18th and then parred the first playoff hole before it went to the par-3 extra hole — which was pitch shots off the practice putting green — that they kept playing until there was a winner.After he birdied the 17th, Woods said to caddie Joe LaCava “just like old times, buddy.”Mickelson also said it was like old times for him against Woods after that trademark shot.“You’ve been doing that to me for 20 years, I don’t know why I am surprised now,” he said.Mickelson also had the advantage in challenge bets. Woods won the first challenge for $200,000 when Mickelson didn’t birdie the first hole. Mickelson though won the next three, which were closest-to-the-pin challenges on par-3 holes, which totaled $600,000.Both said they couldn’t see challenge bets become a part of regular PGA Tour events.“Maybe at match play you could but that might not be the best thing,” Mickelson said. “I think it added to the competition. It had that flavor of a Tuesday practice round with more at stake.” — (AP)last_img read more

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Pocari tries to firm up PVL dynasty

first_imgWhat ‘missteps’? It could lay another one on Tuesday when it guns for the PVL Reinforced Conference title against BaliPure in Game 2 of their best-of-three series at Philsports Arena in Pasig.At the forefront of the Lady Warriors’ formidable offense is import Krystal Rivers, who debuted with 20 points on Saturday in their 22-25, 25-22, 25-22, 26-24 Game 1 victory.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutAnother win Tuesday would give Pocari a third straight conference title in a league it joined just last season.Pocari coach Rommel Abella, acknowledging the Water Defenders’ capacity to fight back, said they are ready for BaliPure’s adjustments in Game 2. Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken Rivers’ sterling performance in Game 1 made the Lady Warriors all the more potent as fellow import Michelle Strizak and local star Myla Pablo accounted for 18 and 16 points, respectively.BaliPure coach Roger Gorayeb is expected to map out a fierce stand for the Water Defenders to extend the series.Imports Jennifer Keddy and Jeng Bualee will again join hands with Grethcel Soltones for BaliPure, which made the conference finals for the first time in two years.Abella said it is crucial that the Lady Warriors hold on to their momentum in Game 2.“We don’t have a problem taking the lead; it’s in how we’re able to sustain it,” said Abella.ADVERTISEMENT Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ View comments Russian envoy invites PH firms to explore for oil, gas in Russia PLAY LIST 02:03Russian envoy invites PH firms to explore for oil, gas in Russia01:45Big firm products top worst plastic litter list — report00:50Trending Articles02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games LATEST STORIES 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garagecenter_img World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide Pocari Sweat is building a dynasty brick by brick in the Premier Volleyball League.ADVERTISEMENT PSC vision: unify school-based leagues Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’last_img read more

Neymar cleared in tax evasion case, says Brazilian court

first_imgBarcelona striker Neymar has been cleared of any criminal charges in a long-running tax evasion case in Brazil, a Brazilian court said on Wednesday.A judge in Sao Paulo said there was a “lack of just cause” in the case that alleged he underpaid income tax between 2011 and 2014.Neymar’s father and agent said Wednesday’s decision was a major victory.”It is with great happiness that we received the news of the shelving of the Public Ministry’s case of tax evasion,” Neymar Snr. said in a statement sent to Reuters.”The process is officially closed (and) that proves the legality of all our acts.”Neymar could still, however, have to pay substantial sums to Brazil’s tax office.Brazil’s federal tax office charged Neymar in 2015 with evading 63 million reais ($19.94 million) in taxes due on income earned from the Santos and Barcelona soccer clubs and sponsors between 2011 and 2014.Neymar appealed last year and a court ruling in his favour in March halved the penalty of 200 million reais in fines, back-taxes and interest that Brazil’s tax office had slapped on the player.This was separate to the criminal prosecution brought by federal prosecutors, which has now been shelved.”These were four years of unfounded accusations that me, my family and the employees of my companies suffered through, in every possible way,” Neymar’s father said in his statement.”Although many people doubted it, there is justice in our country. Charge by charge, one after the other, they were knocked down by our defence, leaving it explicitly clear that we did not avoid paying one cent of tax.advertisement”I hope we can now concentrate on our work and that my family has the peace it deserves.”Neymar’s future on the pitch is the subject of speculation, with the player linked in Spanish, French and Brazilian media with a transfer to Paris St Germain.Neymar, an idol in Brazil who led the Olympic team to glory at the 2016 Rio Games, said last week he was happy at Barcelona but he has yet to state definitively where he will play next season.Widely considered the outstanding player of his generation in Brazil, Neymar led Santos to the Libertadores Cup for the first time since Pele played for the club.He then moved to Barcelona in 2013 where he has formed one of the most deadly forward lines in football alongside Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.He is currently on a pre-season tour with Barcelona, where he has won two La Liga titles and a Champions League, in the United States and is expected to play in Wednesday’s match against Manchester United in Maryland.($1 = 3.1590 reais)last_img read more

El Cajon Town Hall meeting with Mayor Bill Wels

first_imgEl Cajon Town Hall meeting with Mayor Bill Wels Posted: January 30, 2019 KUSI Newsroom, January 30, 2019 KUSI Newsroom 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells is scheduled to hold his first Town Hall meeting of the year to give residents a chance to weigh in on their concerns and ask questions.During the meeting Wells plans to answer questions about how the city is working to solve pressing issues, talk about projects and developments coming to El Cajon.Wells said he expects the city’s population of homeless individuals to be a hot topic of conversation at the meeting, set for 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30 at El Cajon Valley High School.For more information on the meeting click here. Categories: Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News, Politics Tags: El Cajon FacebookTwitterlast_img read more