Thursday, September 23

Author: Eddie Corp

Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.
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Where does Conor McGregor’s first pitch rank among the worst of all time?

Conor McGregor's left hand has delivered hundreds of powerful punches throughout his UFC career. But Tuesday night, he wasn't her friend. McGregor threw the first pitch between the Cubs and Twins at Chicago's Wrigley Field, and it was far from pretty. The ball sailed to the right of Chicago's third baseman Patrick Wisdom and hit the brick bottom behind home plate, prompting McGregor to shrug in disbelief. MORE: ESPN's Jessica Mendoza and Melanie Newman to Call Network's First All-Female MLB Broadcast After the pitch, McGregor called it "the most devastating first pitch ever seen at iconic Wrigley Field," and blamed his accuracy on his broken leg suffered during his third fight against Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 in July.Don't worry, Conor. There have been many athlete and celebrity fir...
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Diabetes: everything you need to know about coconut sugar consumption in diabetics

Coconut sugar is a low glycemic index sweetener, which can be cautiously integrated into the diabetic diet. Photo: Image by Couleur on Pixabay / Pixabay Diabetics must pay special attention to the quality of their diet, it is a key aspect in prevention, control and is even a factor that can reverse some cases of type 2 diabetes. Although there are valuable dietary recommendations to consider in a diabetes eating plan, monitoring your carbohydrate and sugar intake is simply essential. Therefore, more and more people are looking for alternatives to regular sugar in the hope of reducing risks and complications. While there are numerous substitute sweetener options, one of the most popular options is coconut palm sugar. Coconut palm sugar com...
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Jaguars’ Urban Meyer says the NFL is’ like playing Alabama ‘every week

NFL freshman coach Urban Meyer made a comment about the league that is sure to excite Alabama fans and elicit complaints from Jaguars faithful. Meyer, the beleaguered Jacksonville 0-2 coach, reportedly told Denver coach Vic Fangio on Sunday that the NFL is "like playing Alabama" every week. Fangio recalled the anecdote Wednesday when he spoke to reporters before the Broncos' meeting with the Jets. MORE: Jaguars Urban Meyer Issues Reassuring Statement For Fans That Is Not So ReassuringMeyer's joke came after his team lost 23-13 to the Broncos: "I really don't know Urban Meyer at all, I met him the other day, shook his hand before and after the game and his comment was, 'Every week is like playing Alabama in the NFL,'" Fangio told reporters. on Wednesday."And that's it. Everyone is capab...
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Senator Schumer must save the subway again

More federal funds are needed to save traffic not just during a pandemic emergency, but as an investment in our families and our future. Foto: Drew Angerer / Getty Images Our public transportation system is a lifeline for millions of New Yorkers. Our trains and buses transport essential frontline workers to the jobs we all need in our daily lives - in hospitals, home care, childcare, supermarkets, pharmacies and other industries. Everyone in New York, both the commuters who use the system on a daily basis and everyone else, depends on the operation of the transit system that links our city. At the beginning of the pandemic, our transit system nearly collapsed. Millions of passengers stayed home to stop the spread of the virus, withou...
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Eric Adams proposes the conversion of hotels to combat homelessness

The problem of homelessness in the city has been exacerbated by the pandemic. Photo: Angela Weiss / AFP / Getty Images Due to the public health crisis generated by the coronavirus pandemic, New York City relocated thousands of homeless people to hotels, as an emergency measure to protect that population from the contagion of COVID-19. Now, Democratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams wants to convert distressed or vacant hotels into supportive housing to address the affordable housing crisis and homelessness. Adams detailed his plan at an event earlier in the week outside the closed Phoenix Hotel in Brooklyn, where he was joined by political leaders like State Senator Michael Gianaris, supportive housing providers and advocates for homeless ...
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Oregon vs. Arizona NCAA Football Odds, Plays and Outlook | September 25, 2021

September 18, 2021; Eugene, Oregon, United States; Oregon Ducks quarterback Ty Thompson (17) throws a pass during the second half against the Stony Brook Seawolves at Autzen Stadium. The ducks won 48-7. Mandatory Credit: Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY SportsThe Arizona Wildcats (0-3, 0-0 Pac-12) are the 28.5-point losers in a Pac-12 road showdown against the No. 3 Oregon Ducks (3-0, 0-0 Pac-12) on Saturday , September 25, 2021 at the Autzen Stadium. The plus / minus is set to 58.5.For more information on gambling and fantasy, join the SI Winners Club newsletter.Odds for Oregon vs. ArizonaOdds courtesy of Sports betting YES.Oregon vs Arizona betting informationFavoriteSpreadTotalOregon-28.558.5Over / Under InsightsOregon and its opponents have scored at least 58.5 points or more just once ...
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Arizona State vs. Colorado NCAA Football Odds, Plays & Outlook | September 25, 2021

September 18, 2021; Provo, Utah, United States; Arizona State Sun Devils quarterback Ethan Long (7) and kicker Cristian Zendejas (8) react after a 40-yard field goal by Zendejas in the second half against the BYU Cougars at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY SportsBettors heavily favor the Arizona State Sun Devils (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12) when they host the Colorado Buffaloes (1-2, 0-0 Pac-12) on Saturday, September 25, 2021 in a match between Pac -12 rivals at Sun Devil Stadium. The state of Arizona is favored by 14.5 points. The plus / minus is 44.5.For more information on gambling and fantasy, join the SI Winners Club newsletter.Odds for the state of Arizona against ColoradoOdds courtesy of Sports betting YES.Arizona vs Colorado state betting informationFavor...
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5 keys to understanding why thousands of Haitians are coming to the United States (and why most do not come directly from Haiti)

Drafting BBC News World19 minutesImage source, Getty ImagesThe scenes seen at the Port-au-Prince airport are yet another example of the migratory crisis that many Haitians are experiencing.Dozens of people they ran desperate for his belongings, which were left on the taxiway without any identification.Others tried to re-enter the plane in which they had arrived, while some threw shoes and other objects at the aircraft. Three US immigration agents were injured.All were migrants who were deported after their entry or asylum applications were rejected in the North American country.They were part of a group of up to 13,000 Haitians who were under a border bridge between Mexico and the US, in a precarious camp, waiting for their requests to be processed by US authorities.Many tried to flee...
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The Office for New Americans Offers English Language Learning Programs and Digital Training for Immigrants

In New York State we are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. It is a special occasion because of the great contributions that the Latino community makes to New York State every day. Every day we see our community working hard to contribute to our economy, create strong families, and grow our neighborhoods. That is why Governor Kathy Hochul has offered a proclamation to highlight the importance of the Latino community in the advancement of our great state. To celebrate this occasion, the Office for New Americans (ONA), which is under my supervision, now offers two programs that are critical to the development and growth of our Latino community. The first is a $ 1.2 million fund to offer an English learning program. It is a totally free p...
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Coronavirus vaccines: why might 241 million doses be wasted?

The richest countries in the world accumulate millions of vaccines against Covid-19 and they continue to close contracts with pharmaceutical companies, while some of the poorest countries have not yet vaccinated 2% of their population. The statistics are overwhelming: the surplus amounts to 1,200 million dosesaccording to a report by Airfinity, a scientific data analysis company that investigates global supply. One fifth of those doses -241 million vaccines- could be wasted if rich countries don't donate them. They are vaccines that the United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom, Canada and Japan will not need even if they start giving a third booster dose, but that the poorest countries cannot accept unless they have a minimum of two months left. of expira...
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