Aaron Gordon (Denver Nuggets) with an assist vs the Houston Rockets, 04/16/2021
Aaron Gordon (Denver Nuggets) with an assist vs the Houston Rockets, 04/16/2021
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KELOWNA, B.C. — The Victoria Royals narrowly edged the Prince George Cougars 2-1 on Saturday evening in Western Hockey League action, with all three goals coming in the second period. Brandon Cutler scored a short-handed marker at 5:24 and Keanu Derungs got one on the power play at 16:23 as the Royals (3-14-2) jumped to a 2-0 lead. Connor Bowie replied for the Cougars, with the man advantage, with 39 seconds left in the frame. Royals goalie Adam Evanoff stood tall in the third, making 15 of his 33 saves in the final frame to lead Victoria to victory -- just their second win in the past 15 games. Ty Young stopped 19-of-21 shots in defeat for Prince George (9-8-3). Both teams finished 1 for 3 on the power play. --- BLAZERS 3 GIANTS 1 KAMLOOPS, B.C. -- The Kamloops Blazers picked up their fourth straight victory and clinched the B.C. Division thanks to a 20-save effort by Dylan Garand. Fraser Minten, Caedan Bankier and Dylan Sydor scored for Kamloops (16-4-0) while Justin Sourdif registered the lone goal for the Giants (11-10-0), who got 30 saves from Trent Miner. --- SILVERTIPS 4 THUNDERBIRDS 1 KENT, Wash. -- Three assists from Gage Goncalves and a 29-save performance by Dustin Wolf led the Everett Silvertips (19-4-0) to their fourth consecutive win. Keltie Jeri-Leon scored a consolation goal late in the third for Seattle (9-12-1). --- WINTERHAWKS 5 CHIEFS 1 PORTLAND -- An offensive outburst by Gabe Klassen, who had two goals and two assists, gave the Portland Winterhawks (11-8-3) a commanding victory over Spokane (6-9-5), who were outshot 37-18. --- This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 8, 2021. The Canadian Press
Remove or alter your slavery monuments, churches are toldNew guidance calls for Church of England to review monuments for ‘contested heritage’ and relocate or remove them A dedication to 17th-century slave trader Edward Colston is being removed from a window in Bristol Cathedral to be replaced with plain glass. Photograph: Bristol Cathedral/PA
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The Observer view on Boris Johnson’s role in the fishing rowThe prime minister’s claim that he is defending British fishers rings hollow in light of his Brexit deal A French fisherman unloads seafood boxes from a boat in Jersey last week. Photograph: Sameer Al-Doumy/The Observer
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BEIJING — China's space agency said a core segment of its biggest rocket reentered Earth’s atmosphere above the Maldives in the Indian Ocean and most of it burned up early Sunday. Harvard astrophysicist Jonathan McDowell, who tracked the tumbling rocket part, said on Twitter, “An ocean reentry was always statistically the most likely. It appears China won its gamble… But it was still reckless.” China’s official Xinhua News Agency said reentry occurred at 7:24 p.m. local time Saturday. “The vast majority of items were burned beyond recognition during the reentry process," the report said. Despite that, NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson issued a statement saying: "It is clear that China is failing to meet responsible standards regarding their space debris.” Usually, discarded rocket stages reenter the atmosphere soon after liftoff, normally over water, and don’t go into orbit. The Long March 5B rocket carried the main module of Tianhe, or Heavenly Harmony, into orbit on April 29. China plans 10 more launches to carry additional parts of the space station into orbit. The roughly 30-meter (100-foot) -long stage would be among the biggest space debris to fall to Earth. The 18-ton rocket that fell last May was the heaviest debris to fall uncontrolled since the former Soviet space station Salyut 7 in 1991. China’s first space station, Tiangong-1, crashed into the Pacific Ocean in 2016 after Beijing confirmed it had lost control. In 2019, the space agency controlled the demolition of its second station, Tiangong-2, in the atmosphere. In March, debris from a Falcon 9 rocket launched by U.S. aeronautics company SpaceX fell to Earth in Washington and on the Oregon coast. China was heavily criticized after sending a missile to destroyed a defunct weather satellite in January 2007, creating a large field of hazardous debris imperiling satellites and other spacecraft. The Associated Press
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LOS ANGELES — The Global Citizen fundraising concert advocating the importance of vaccine equity has pulled in $302 million, exceeding the goal for the organization’s campaign. Global Citizen announced Saturday that the funds raised in helped procure more than 26 million doses at the “Vaxe Live: The Concert to Reunite the World.” The organization said money was garnered through several philanthropic and corporate commitments. President Joe Biden, Prince Harry and Jennifer Lopez were among the big names who took part in the event, which was recorded May 2 and aired Saturday. ABC, ABC News Live, CBS, YouTube and iHeartMedia radio stations will broadcast the concert staged at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. Selena Gomez hosted the show, which was attended by several thousand fully-vaccinated concertgoers who cheered on performances by Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin, H.E.R. and Lopez, who enjoyed a duet with her mom. Ben Affleck, Chrissy Teigen, Jimmy Kimmel, Sean Penn and David Letterman served as special guest speakers. Vaxe Live was one of the largest concert gatherings in Southern California since the coronavirus pandemic roiled the world more than a year ago. Organizers called the event the country’s first large-scale music event for a COVID 19-compliant audience. Media and production staff needed to show a negative COVID-19 test before entering the stadium. The Associated Press
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 8 (ANI): As states are conducting large-scale vaccination drives against coronavirus, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh have received fresh stocks of COVID-19 vaccines.
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Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez stopped Britain’s Billy Joe Saunders to move one step closer to super-middleweight domination on Saturday night. The Mexican pound-for-pound king produced a typically spiteful eighth-round onslaught in an otherwise competitive title unification showdown, with Saunders failing to rise from his stool for the start of the ninth and his corner throwing in the towel after nasty damage inflicted upon his right eye socket by a fierce uppercut. Victory in front of a bumper partisan crowd of more than 73,000 people - a new record for an indoor boxing event in the USA - at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas saw Canelo add the WBO gold to his collection of WBA (Super), WBC, and The Ring super-middleweight titles.
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SAN JOSE, Calif. — Phil Kessel scored his 10th goal of the season against San Jose 2:30 into overtime and the Arizona Coyotes ended their regular season with a 5-4 win over the Sharks on Saturday night. Conor Garland had given Arizona the lead with 3:53 left before Alexander Barabanov answered for the Sharks with 48.1 seconds remaining in regulation. That set the stage for Kessel to end his season with another goal against the Sharks for his 20th overall this season. Christian Dvorak scored twice and Jan Jenik also scored for the Coyotes, who won just five of their final 17 regular season games to miss the post-season. Adin Hill made 44 saves. Rudolfs Balcers, Kevin Labanc and Timo Meier also scored for the Sharks, who have lost 13 of 16 games heading into their regular season finale. Alexei Melnichuk made 27 saves in his first career NHL start and took the loss. Dvorak scored twice in the first period, converting during 4-on-4 play and on the power play but the Sharks answered both times with goals from Balcers and Labanc. Meier gave the Sharks a 3-2 lead in the second with a strong power move to the net, but Jenik tied it with a bad angle shot later in the period. Jenik has scored twice in two games since being called up to the NHL, joining Christian Fischer as the only players in franchise history to score in each of their first two career games. KESSEL'S MILESTONE Kessel became the fifth player to reach 900 consecutive games one night after reaching the 900-point mark with his ninth goal of the season against San Jose. San Jose's Patrick Marleau played in his 909th consecutive game, making this the first time two players with a streak of at least 900 games played each other. Doug Jarvis holds the NHL record at 964 consecutive games played. Keith Yandle is the active leader at 921 games. Kessel joins Leon Draisaitl (this season against Ottawa) and Jonathan Cheechoo (2005-06 against Anaheim) as the only players with at least 10 goals vs. one team in a season since the start of the 1993-94 season. He finished the season with 10 goals and three assists against the Sharks. SEASON DEBUT Defenceman Aaron Ness played his first game at any level this season for Arizona. The 30-year-old spent the season on the taxi squad, waiting for an opportunity to play. It came in the final game and coach Rich Tocchet made him an alternate captain. UP NEXT Coyotes: Head into the off-season after missing the playoffs for the eighth time in nine seasons. Sharks: Host Vegas in season finale on Wednesday night. ___ More AP NHL coverage: https://apnews.com/hub/NHL and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports Josh Dubow, The Associated Press
Mookie Betts drove in a season-high four runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers blew most of a 13-run lead before holding on for a 14-11 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night, snapping their four-game losing streak in hair-raising fashion. Clayton Kershaw (5-3) pitched five innings of two-hit ball on three days’ rest for the defending World Series champions, who emerged from a three-week funk for just their fifth win in 19 games. After neither team managed a hit in the first three innings, the Dodgers went up 13-0 in the next two innings, only to watch their bullpen surrender 11 runs to the Angels in the following two innings.
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The wildly popular Mexican added another belt in the super middleweight division, handing Billy Joe Saunders his first loss when the English boxer didn't come out for the ninth round Saturday night.