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Pancasila and unity can help Indonesia get through COVID-19 pandemic, Jokowi says

first_imgTopics : “We can always get through these challenges thanks to our real strength, namely unity and national brotherhood that is guided by the ideology of Pancasila.” Indonesia will be able to barrel through the various problems it currently faces, including the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, by remaining united “guided by the state ideology of Pancasila,” President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said on Thursday to commemorate Pancasila Reverence Day, which falls on Oct. 1. “Every era will have its own challenges […] and today, our country is being challenged with an extraordinary test: the COVID-19 pandemic,” Jokowi wrote on his Instagram account.center_img The President also led a Pancasila Reverence Day ceremony in observance of the death of seven heroes of the revolution, killed in a botched coup allegedly attempted by the now-defunct Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) on Sept. 30, 1965.The ceremony, held at the Pancasila Sakti memorial complex in Lubang Buaya in East Jakarta, was attended by a limited number of officials to comply with the COVID-19 health protocol of avoiding crowds and maintaining physical distancing. According to official government data, Indonesia has recorded 287,008 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 10,740 deaths as of Thursday.last_img read more

26 companies in talks for $700 million Lombok airport overhaul

first_imgState-owned airport operator Angkasa Pura (AP) I announced on Monday that 26 foreign and local companies had passed the prequalification stage as they seek to join the overhaul and operation of Lombok International Airport.The selected company would devise and implement the airport’s design, build, finance, operate and transfer (DBFOT) process with a 30-year concession period. The project’s value is estimated at Rp 10.3 trillion (nearly US$700 million) and will adopt a usage fee scheme to return the investment.“We highly appreciate the enthusiasm of all 26 strategic partner candidate, who are among the world’s best airport operators and Indonesia’s best infrastructure companies. All of them have a commitment to work together to develop Lombok International Airport,” AP I president director Faik Fahmi said in a statement on Monday. The foreign companies that passed the prequalification process include Royal Schipol Group from the Netherlands, South Korea’s Incheon Airport, Singapore’s Changi Airport, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad, German’s Munich Airport, France’s Vinci Airports and China Construction.Meanwhile, local companies that passed the same stage are state-owned construction firms Adhi Karya and Waskita Karya as well as privately owned Astra Infra.Lombok International Airport is undergoing a massive expansion to double its passenger capacity from 3.5 million to 7 million. The airport’s runway is also being expanded from 2,750 meters to 3,300 m, allowing wide-body aircraft such as the Boeing 747-400 to land.Other infrastructure, such as aircraft parking space and aprons, are also being refurbished to increase the airport’s capacity. process, which is a detailed talk with AP I regarding their project proposals. The prequalification’s final result is scheduled to be announced on Jan. 29, according to the press release from AP I.aanwijzingThe companies are currently in the so-called The Mandalika Special Economic Zone (SEZ) on Lombok Island is listed as one of the government’s five super-priority destinations, in a program aimed to make tourism the new driver of Indonesia’s economic growth.The island is set to host the prestigious MotoGP event after securing a deal with Dorna Sports, the MotoGP rights holder, for a race slot in the 2021 season. The deal was sealed in January 2019 by the Indonesia Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), the state-owned company responsible for developing the Mandalika SEZ.Topics :last_img read more

Crystal Palace eye Carl Jenkinson as Aaron Wan-Bissaka replacement

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Carl Jenkinson made just eight appearances for Arsenal last season (Picture: Getty)Norwich City’s Max Aarons is likely to remain at Carrow Road, despite reported interest from Tottenham, while Atalanta’s Timothy Castagne is set to sign a new contract with the Serie A club, while Frank Lampard is keen to keep Reece James at Stamford Bridge after an impressive loan spell at Wigan last season.Jenkinson has been deemed surplus to requirements by Unai Emery who opted to play Ainsley Maitland-Niles out of position last season, following Hector Bellerin’s cruciate knee ligament injury, rather than place his faith in the Finnish-born right-back.Arsenal value Jenksinson at around £5m and are hopeful that a raft of player sales will help boost a transfer warchest that stands at a measly £45m following their failure to qualify for the Champions League.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Crystal Palace are set to reignite their interest in Arsenal’s Carl Jenkinson (Picture: Getty)Crystal Palace are set to reignite their interest in Arsenal outcast Carl Jenkinson.The Eagles are scouring the market for a new right-back after they reluctantly allowed Aaron Wan-Bissaka to depart for Manchester United in a deal which could net the London club up to £50million.Jenkinson, who made just eight appearances in all competitions last season, was offered to Palace earlier this summer as Arsenal explored the option of a player plus cash deal for Wilfried Zaha.Palace insisted they had no interest in the 27-year-old who joined the Gunners from Charlton eight years ago, but the Sun claims they have changed their mind having been knocked back in their approaches for several alternative targets.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Metro Sport ReporterFriday 19 Jul 2019 7:07 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link27Shares Advertisement Crystal Palace eye Carl Jenkinson as Aaron Wan-Bissaka replacementlast_img read more

Is Arsenal vs Manchester United on TV? Channel, kick-off time, live stream and odds

first_img Read More The match is being played on United’s home turf, Old Trafford. Will the Gunners break their league game curse tonight? (Picture: Getty images)Arsenal v Man United oddsSkyBet currently have the odds of a United win against Arsenal at 7/5.Odds of a draw are 5/2and odds that Arsenal will win are 9/5.MORE: Per Mertesacker lifts lid on ‘baffling’ Arsenal reaction to Manchester United 8-2 defeatMORE: Manchester United vs Arsenal is no rivalry – just two mediocre teams in need of a win 1/1 Coming Next Advertisement Read More Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Skip Ad / Comment Is Arsenal vs Manchester United on TV? Channel, kick-off time, live stream and odds Solskjaer’s Red Devils will face off against Unai Emery’s side (Picture: Getty Images)Manchester United vs Arsenal is always a big game.The North London squad are heading up north to face Manchester’s Red Devils tonight.Is the game going to be on TV and what are the latest updates with the teams?What time is the Arsenal v United kick off?The game kicks off at 8pm.ADVERTISEMENT Read More Read More 1 min. story Skip Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Who is expected to be on the lineup tonight? (Pictures: Getty)Can I watch Manchester United v Arsenal on TV?The action will be shown live on Sky Sports Premier League, Main Event and Ultra HD.Coverage for the match starts at 7pm.If you’re out and about, Sky customers can live stream the match through the Sky Go app.AdvertisementAdvertisementMan United team news and predictionsSolskjaer’s squad have a few injuries to work around.Paul Pogba, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial are all injury doubts for the team tonight.17-year old Mason Greenwood could be used as a striker after scoring in the last two games. PLAY SPONSORED Top articles Read More Full Screen Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE by Metro Jack SlaterMonday 30 Sep 2019 5:01 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Teen wonder-kid Mason Greenwood will be looking to carry on his run of goals (Picture: Getty Images)Arsenal team news and predictionsArsenal haven’t won a league game at Old Trafford since 2006, so Gunners fans will be hoping the squad is fighting fit today.The team are still without striker Alexandre Lacazette.With him injured, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Nicolas Pépé look set to start up top as the main attackers. About Connatix V67539 Video Settings Advertisementlast_img read more

There are tears, hugs, laughter and joy, it’s all part of the normal auction process

first_imgLots of emotion on display during The Block auctions.All week people have been asking me about The Block auctions, the controversy and the results! As a past auctioneer on the series I can tell you the emotional roller coaster of everyone in that room from buyers to blockheads, to producers to the make-up team and everyone back of house is in hyper drive.There are tears, hugs, laughter and joy. But it’s not a normal auction.The reserve serves as a line in the sand and any result close to that number can unleash an emotional bomb on set and across the country.But the realty is on any given Saturday when you reach or achieve better than a price you will normally break out the champagne, cuddle your agent and take to Facebook with a fresh faced selfie of you in front of your sold sign!More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North2 hours agoNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by With all this interest in auctions and results, I would far rather spend my time sharing information with stories from the real estate market not the reality tv real estate market.And what I can tell you is it has got just as many twists and turns at the moment, especially in inner city Brisbane.Last Saturday I sold five out of seven auctions under the hammer, while the week before I passed in three out of three.I’ve reviewed the properties and while there is some consistency in agency results, the majority of the mixed results were non-specific. Some units sold, some houses passed in.Some houses sold, some units passed in. Some sold with one bidder, while others passed in with ten bidders.If I had to identify some areas of consistency it would be the properties with low bidder numbers seemed to stem from a internet only marketing campaign and the properties that had multiple buyers but passed in came from over inflated vendor expectation. Both of these can be managed by an experienced agent.With a solid month of pre Christmas sales still to run I believe the eight weeks will have just as many twist and turns as any Logie award-winning reality television show.last_img read more

PRI: Investors show EU taxonomy applicability and ‘optimising’ needs

first_imgMany investors trialling the EU sustainability taxonomy demonstrated that it was “operational and that taxonomy-alignment results are both useful and necessary”, but challenges remain, according to a report from the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) today.The organisation established a taxonomy practitioners group in September last year and today’s report links to case studies from many of those involved as well as relaying key findings and recommendations, topped up with PRI analysis.PRI said it hoped the output would foster confidence and facilitate implementation of the taxonomy.“The investors assessed taxonomy alignment before many details of the final regulation are in place, and before widespread corporate reporting against the taxonomy is available,” said the PRI. “Many challenges remain, not least the availability of data and potential changes to the detailed taxonomy criteria. “But it’s also clear that to optimise taxonomy applicability, policymakers and regulators need to do more” Will Martindale, director of policy and research at the PRIWill Martindale, director of policy and research at the PRI, said the investors trialling the taxonomy had been “working at the cutting edge of policy design” and demonstrated “real leadership”.“But it’s also clear that to optimise taxonomy applicability, policymakers and regulators need to do more,” he said.Earlier this week the CEO of Swedish pension provider Alecta said he thought the taxonomy would have ”a fundamental impact across the investment chain”.Martindale’s blog and a link to the PRI’s report can be found here.Looking for IPE’s latest magazine? Read the digital edition here. “Nonetheless, the progress made by the group is encouraging. The case studies detailed here demonstrate that the Taxonomy framework can be operationalised, and offer important insights for investors beginning their taxonomy preparation.”Most of the investors (89%) in the taxonomy practitioners group were investment managers, although asset owners such as €21.6bn AP Pension in Denmark and VidaCaixa Group Pension Scheme in Spain also participated.AP Pension tested the taxonomy against a concentrated global equities portfolio and said that it felt the case study “gave us an approximation of what could be taxonomy-aligned” but that it was limited by data availability.Advice for investors, policymakersAccording to the PRI, those in the taxonomy practitioners group saw a need for future corporate disclosure obligations to go beyond the scope of the existing requirement for disclosure against the taxonomy and consider private companies.The PRI also relayed that some investors suggested a role for policymakers to engage data providers to limit discrepancies, agree on common definitions on key terms and standardise the approach to subjective elements, while others suggested that investors should collaborate to achieve the same goals.According to the PRI, the investors also expressed anticipation of a need for significant practical and interpretive guidance for all taxonomy users as well as clear expectations from supervisors.“Supervisors should ensure that investors are able to clearly communicate the limitations of their analysis and the underlying data,” the PRI reported.Another request was for a more structured approach for demonstrating compliance with minimum safeguards and Do No Significant Harm (DNSH) requirements, with PRI noting that the investors found assessing DNSH particularly challenging due to the absence of data and the qualitative nature of many DNSH criteria.The PRI’s report also relays a wide range of advice from the members of the taxonomy practitioner group for other investors, such as “start early”, “start small”, “provide context for results” or “build ‘correspondence tables’ between taxonomy criteria, existing certification schemes and other non-EU standards”.last_img read more

Serie A: Roma set for possible return to training

first_imgRoma coach Paulo Fonseca has hinted that the Giallorossi could be ready to return to training ahead of a potential restart to the Serie A season. Read Also: Ibrahimovic’s return to training with Hammarby sparks future rumours“In the Bundesliga they are training but with restrictions, we have also thought about that, but we can’t think about working with all he players at the moment.“We have to create groups of six or seven players maximum, we would have to work in a staggered way, and distant from each other. Also have them shower at home or in individual cubicles. It’s not an easy situation.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Advertisement Loading… center_img Sevilla are set to take on Roma in the Europa League Round of 16, and with the coronavirus seemingly reaching its peak in Italy, questions as to when football can restart are beginning to emerge. “I’m starting to think about competition again, and it’ll take us three to four weeks of training [to get up to speed],” Fonseca said. Promoted Content10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?8 Things To Expect If An Asteroid Hits Our Planet8 Amazing Facts About Ancient Egypt7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Value7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty PennyBest Car Manufacturers In The World6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes7 Most Asntonishing Train Stations In The WorldWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?10 Of The Best Places Around The World To Go Stargazing8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits Earthlast_img read more

My relationship with former Ghana coach Appiah still broken – Gyan

first_img “Any time I see him we will have our normal chat and our normal jokes and everything.” Appiah first took charge of the Black Stars in April 2012, replacing Goran Stevanovic after the country failed to reach the Africa Cup of Nations final in Gabon. Gyan had a hand in an impressive 22 goals (15 goals, seven assists) in 25 outings in Appiah’s first stint, including strikes against Germany and Portugal at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Appiah was sacked in September 2014 but returned three years later ahead of qualification for the 2018 World Cup and 2019 Afcon. Both were disastrous with Ghana failing to qualify for the former, while they lost via penalties to Tunisia in the Round of 16 in the latter. read also:Inter sign versatile Ghanaian Asamoah Gyan only earned six caps in Appiah’s second stint due to injuries and loss of form and managed to find the back of the net just two times. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Before the tournament kicked off in Egypt, Appiah had announced Andre Ayew as his new captain much to the dismay of Gyan. This led to the leading Black Stars scorer of all time to call it quits with the national team, only to be convinced by the nation’s president, Nana Akufo-Addo, to rescind his decision. “Honestly I think the relationship is a bit broken because of what happened,” Gyan told TV3 Ghana. “I don’t know whether it is his conscience or it is my conscience but the relationship [gap] between me and him is a bit wide because I haven’t spoken to him in a while which is a bit strange.” Gyan, however, did reiterate he is willing to talk to Appiah if they cross paths. “Normally we do talk, but we haven’t spoken in a while, but its cool,” the 34-year old continued.Advertisement Promoted ContentTop 10 Tiniest Phones Ever Made6 Extreme Facts About Hurricanes10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market ValueThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The WorldBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Insane 3D Spraying Skills Turn In Incredible Street Art5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks Asamoah Gyan has asserted his relationship with former Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah is still broken from the fall out both men had prior to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Loading… last_img read more

Coronavirus: NBA star Kevin Durant, three other Brooklyn Nets players test positive

first_imgRelatedPosts COVID-19: NCAA to revoke erring airlines licence over non-compliance FRSC to Schools: We’ll arrest, prosecute drivers who flout COVID-19 rules Sanwo-Olu: We’re committed to fulfilling promises to Lagosians Four members of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team, including superstar Kevin Durant, have tested positive for the coronavirus, just days after the NBA halted play to help contain the outbreak. Durant told the Athletic that he’s feeling fine after learning of the test result. Earlier Tuesday, the team announced one of the four unidentified players had exhibited symptoms of coronavirus. All four are isolated and under the care of team doctors. The Nets tested the team after returning from a road trip to San Francisco, and the results came back Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the situation. The team paid a private company to conduct the tests, the person said. One player woke up with some aches on Tuesday, but the rest have experienced no symptoms. The Nets are notifying anyone who has had known contact with the players, including recent opponents, and is working with state and local health authorities. The NBA stopped play last week to help prevent the spread of the virus, and Tuesday’s announcement confirmed that players are at risk. The rest of the team and members of the traveling party are being asked to isolate, monitor their health and maintain constant communication with team doctors. “The health of our players and staff is of the highest priority to the organization, and the team is doing everything within its power to ensure that those affected receive the best care possible,” the team said in a statement. The NBA suspended play after a member of the Utah Jazz tested positive. Since then, almost all global sports have ceased play. At least seven NBA players have tested positive, the New York Times said.Tags: Brooklyn NetsCoronavirusCOVID-19Kevin DurantNBASan FranciscoUtah Jazzlast_img read more

Update on the latest sports

first_imgUpdate on the latest sports Francona has missed 23 games after having surgery for a gastrointestinal issue at the Cleveland Clinic and then having complications from blood clotting. In other MLB news:— Cardinals catcher Matt Wieters (WEE’-turz) has been activated from the 10-day injured list after being sidelined by a broken left big toe. Catcher Andrew Knizner was optioned to the team’s alternate training site to make room for Wieters, who is 0 for 12 in six games this year.PGA-TOUR CHAMPIONSRahm catches Johnson at Tour Championship Associated Press Osaka continued to struggle deep into the match before winning the last five games of a 6-3, 6-7, 6-2 triumph over 18-year-old Marta Kostyuk. The 2018 Open champ heaved her racket during the second set and admitted to cursing at herself before improving to 7-0 since the WTA Tour resumed during the coronavirus pandemic.Also moving into the fourth round is 2016 U.S. Open champion Angelique Kerber, who beat 20-year-old American Ann Li in straight sets. Kerber’s next opponent is another American, 28th-seeded Jennifer Brady, who beat Caroline Garcia. Sixth-seeded Petra Kvitova has moved into the fourth round of the U.S. Open with a 6-4, 6-3 win over American Jessica Pegula.American teenager Caty McNally reached the third round with a rain-delayed victory against Ekaterina Alexandrova, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6. Her win put 11 U.S.-born women in Round 3. Eighth seed Petra Martic claimed her third-round match in straight sets. — Anthony Alford laced a two-run triple and came around to score on a wild pitch, all in the fourth inning of the Bucs’ 4-3 downing of Cincinnati. The Reds had to settle for a split despite homers by Eugenio (eh-oo-HAY’-nee-oh) Suarez and Mike Moustakas (moos-TAH’-kahs) in the nightcap.— The Phillies earned their fifth straight win as Jake Arrieta gave up two runs over seven innings of their 5-3 decision over the Mets. Roman Quinn’s RBI single in the seventh put Philadelphia ahead to stay.— Rookie left-hander Josh Fleming won his third consecutive start and Michael Perez had a three-run double to propel the AL East-leading Rays past the Marlins, 5-4. Yoshi Tsutsugo (YOH’-shee soo-SOO’-goh) homered in Tampa Bay’s 20th win in their last 25 games.— The Yankees beat the Orioles for the 19th straight time as Miguel Andujar (an-DOO’-hahr) furnished the tiebreaking single in the ninth inning of a 6-5 victory at Baltimore. Gary Sanchez homered and Brett Gardner had two RBIs in the Game 1 win.— The Orioles finally beat the Yanks for the first time since March 2019. Ryan Mountcastle hit a two-run homer and sparked a four-run fifth inning with an RBI single in the Birds’ 6-3 win against New York. Colorado was trying to win the series after dropping three of the first four games.The Golden Knights put away the Vancouver Canucks with a stifling 2-0 victory. Robin Lehner needed to make just 14 saves for his third shutout of the series.Neither team scored until Shea Theodore netted a power-play goal with 6:08 remaining. Alex Tuch (tuhk) and Paul Stastny (STAS’-nee) added empty-netters for Vegas, which dropped the previous two games before earning a meeting with the Stars.MLB-SCHEDULEBraves, Nats split twinbill Stars prevail in OT, Knights close out CanucksEDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — It took three tries this week, but both the Dallas Stars and Vegas Golden Knights have finally advanced to the NHL’s Western Conference finals. The Stars are this far into the postseason for the first time since 2008, while the Golden Knights are in the conference final for the second time in their three-year history.Rookie Joel Kiviranta completed his first NHL hat trick 7:24 into overtime to give the Stars a 5-4 win over the Colorado Avalanche. Kiviranta also provided the tying tally with 3 1/2 minutes left in regulation, just 10 seconds after Vladimir Namestnikov (nah-MEHST’-nih-kahv) put the Avs ahead. Kiviranta had played in just two other postseason games and scored one goal in 11 games during the regular season.Alexander Radulov (RAD’-yoo-lahv) provided the other Dallas goals, and Anton Khudobin (hoo-DOH’-bihn) stopped 40 shots. TCU postpones SMU game after positive testsDALLAS (AP) — TCU and SMU have postponed their Sept. 11 matchup in Fort Worth after the Horned Frogs said that some players and support staff tested positive for the coronavirus.TCU athletic director Jeremiah Donati said the programs would try to make up the game at a later date. In other outbreak news:— The Indianapolis Colts say they will allow a maximum of 2,500 fans at Lucas Oil Stadium for the team’s home opener Sept. 20 against the Minnesota Vikings. That number was determined following discussions with the Marion County Public Health Department and set to meet local, NFL and CDC guidelines to help limit the spread of COVID-19. — Toronto won the opener of a twinbill as Danny Jansen hit a two-run homer, Travis Shaw had a solo shot in an 8-7 downing of the Red Sox. Shaw went 3 for 4 with a double in the Blue Jays’ third straight win and seventh in nine games.— The Bosox ended a five-game skid by taking the nightcap as Yairo Muñoz had three hits in a 3-2 over the Jays. Muñoz went a combined 6 for 7 in the twinbill with a two-run homer, two doubles and three RBIs.— Jose Abreu (ah-BRAY’-oo) extended his hitting streak to 18 games with a two-run double in the White Sox’s 7-3 verdict over the Royals. Eloy (EE’-loy) Jimenez had three hits and Chicago took over the AL Central lead with its 14th win in 18 games.— Jorge Polanco and Josh Donaldson hit back-to-back homers leading off the bottom of the first before the Twins held off the Tigers, 2-0 in Game 1 of a doubleheader. Randy Dobnak allowed four hits over five innings to get the win.— The Twins completed a sweep by downing the Tigers, 3-2 on an RBI single by Marwin Gonzalez in the eighth. Sergio Romo pitched a perfect seventh and Trevor May picked up the save in Minnesota’s fourth straight win. KENTUCKY DERBY-SCRATCHDerby field down to 16LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The field for the Kentucky Derby has been reduced to 16 after Finnick the Fierce was scratched. The one-eyed gelding has an apparent foot issue. Saturday’s Derby will have its fewest starters since 2003, when Funny Cide beat 15 rivals. SPORTS-VIRUS OUTBREAK ATLANTA (AP) — Jon Rahm and Dustin Johnson share the first-round lead after one round of the PGA’s Tour Championship. Rahm fired a 5-under 65 that allowed him to make up the two-shot deficit. Johnson was awarded the two-shot edge over Rahm at the start of the round for being No. 1 seed in the FedEx Cup. Johnson shot a 67 but lost a three-shot edge early with back-to-back bogeys to end the front nine and a bogey on 18. Justin Thomas is alone in third, two off the pace and two ahead of Rory McIlroy.TENNIS-US OPEN Harrell named NBA’s top subLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl (MAHN’-trehz) Harrell has been voted the NBA Sixth Man Award after averaging a career-best 18.6 points in 63 games before the pandemic shutdown of the regular season.The Clippers have come away with four of the last five Sixth Man Awards. Teammate Williams had won it the previous two seasons before finishing third this year.Harrell received 58 first-place votes from a panel of 100 writers and broadcasters, earning 397 points. Dennis Schroder (SHROO’-dur) of Oklahoma City was second with 35 first-place votes and 328 points.NHL-STANLEY CUPcenter_img Peterson played the past two seasons with Washington. He’s 1,053 yards behind Barry Sanders for fourth on the all-time rushing list and needs 12 TDs to catch Marcus Allen for the third most in NFL history.In other NFL news:— The Broncos have released inside linebacker Todd Davis, their leading tackler in three of the last four seasons. He had 134 defensive stops last year despite missing the first two games. — Former All-Pro punter Greg Montgomery has died at 55. Montgomery spent nine years in the NFL with Houston, Detroit and Baltimore, earning All-Pro honors with the 1993 Oilers. He led the league in punting three times.— The Raiders have released safety Damarious Randall. Randall is the second veteran defensive back to be cut by the team this week after signing a free-agent deal in the offsesaon. — Corbin Burnes was sharp in the Brewers’ 7-1 win over the Indians, allowing an earned run and three hits while fanning seven over six innings. Keston Hiura (HEER’-uh) supplied a two-run homer and three RBIs, while Ben Gamel had three of Milwaukee’s 12 hits.— The Mariners doubled up the Rangers, 6-3 as Yusei Kikuchi (YOO’-say kih-KOO’-chee) held Texas to a run and just two hits in six innings. J.P. Crawford’s three-run blast gave Seattle a 6-1 lead in the eighth.MLB-NEWSIndians’ Francona recovering, still unable to rejoin teamUNDATED (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona is feeling better after undergoing surgeries and a hospital stay. However, it may be some time before he’s healthy enough to rejoin the AL Central leaders. — Kyle Davies tossed four-hit ball over seven innings of the Padres’ 7-0 shutout of the Athletics. Fernando Tatis (tah-TEES’) Jr. belted his 14th homer and a two-run double for San Diego, which also received round-trippers from Manny Machado and Luis Campusano.— The Angels squandered a three-run lead in the ninth before beating the Astros, 6-5 on Shohei Ohtani’s (SHOH’-hay oh-TAH’-nayz) RBI single in the bottom of the 11th. Mike Trout scored the winning run after belting his 299th home run to tie Tim Salmon’s club record.— Ketel Marte homered, doubled twice and singled as the Diamondbacks beat the Giants, 6-5 to snap a five-game losing streak. Nick Ahmed (ah-MEHD’) had three hits for the Diamondbacks and rookie catcher Daulton Varsho drove in two runs.— Yu Darvish carried a perfect game into the sixth inning and won his seventh straight decision as the Cubs beat the Cardinals, 4-1. Willson Contreras had three hits and four RBIs to back Darvish, who limited St. Louis to one hit while striking out 11 over seven frames.— Nick Castellanos (kas-tee-AH’-nohs) hit his 11th home run for the Reds in a 4-2 win over the Pirates in Game 1 of a doubleheader. Luis Castillo struck out eight over six strong innings of his first major league win since last September. James Harden scored 36 points and the Houston Rockets ran away from the Lakers, 112-97.Russell Westbrook added 24 points, nine rebounds and six assists for the Rockets, who had just one day of rest after closing out a seven-game series against Oklahoma City. Eric Gordon chipped in 23 points and helped Houston go on a 16-3 run in the final period to go ahead by 19.Anthony Davis had 25 points and 14 rebounds for the Lakers, while LeBron James had 20 points, eight boards and seven assists.Game 2 is Sunday.NBA-SIXTH MAN AWARD Djokovic, Osaka among Friday winners NEW YORK (AP) — Top-seeded Novak Djokovic (JOH’-koh-vihch) stayed perfect for 2020 and advanced to the fourth round of the U.S. Open with a straight-sets win.He beat Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 in an hour and 43 minutes, holding serve throughout. Djokovic has won his last 29 matches and is 26-0 this season, making him a prohibitive favorite to get his fourth U.S. Open title. Fourth seed Naomi Osaka is among Friday’s third-round winners. The Heat trailed by 12 before outscoring the top-seeded Bucks, 40-13 in the fourth quarter of a 115-100 triumph against Milwaukee. Jimmy Butler scored 17 of his team-high 30 points in the final period.Bam Adebayo (ad-a-BY’-oh) had 20 points and 16 rebounds for Miami, which pulled off its biggest fourth-quarter comeback in playoff history. Jae Crowder had 17 points to help the Heat improve to 7-0 in this postseason.The Bucks got 21 points, 16 rebounds and nine assists from Giannis Antetokounmpo (YAH’-nihs an-teh-to-KOON’-poh), who twisted an ankle in the first quarter and appeared to labor at times.Miami will go for an unexpected sweep on Sunday.The other No. 1 seed is the Los Angeles Lakers, who dropped their opener for the second straight series. Winners on the men’s side Friday include fifth seed Alexander Zverev and seventh seed David Goffin.NFL-NEWSWashington cuts APUNDATED (AP) — Washington’s NFL team has pulled off a stunning surprise by releasing veteran running back Adrian Peterson. Head coach Ron Rivera called Peterson early in the morning asking him to come to the facility, then delivered the news that the team was moving on from the 35-year-old. The decision comes as teams need to get to the 53-man limit by Sunday. September 5, 2020 UNDATED (AP) — The defending World Series champs ended a seven-game losing streak with a split of their doubleheader against the Braves, but they still own the National League’s second-worst record at 13-24.Ronald Acuña (ah-KOON’-yuh) Jr. homered twice and Dansby Swanson added a two-run shot as Atlanta roughed up the Washington Nationals, 7-1 in Game 1 of a doubleheader. Swanson finished with three RBIs, including an RBI single in the sixth. The Braves had won five straight until Michael Taylor hit a two-run double and had three RBIs in Washington’s 10-9 win in Game 2. Freddie Freeman’s grand slam tied the game, 7-7 in the fourth, but the Nats regained the lead on Trea Turner’s fifth-inning solo homer.Elsewhere around the majors:— AJ Pollock, Joc Pederson and Mookie Betts homered in the eighth inning to power the Dodgers to their sixth straight win, 10-6 over the Rockies. The NL West leaders rallied after Kevin Pillar’s erased the Dodgers’ 5-2 lead in the top of the eighth. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNBA PLAYOFFSHeats beat Bucks again for 3-0 leadLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Heat are on the verge of reaching the NBA’s Eastern Conference finals for the first time since the days of LeBron James, Dwyane (dwayn) Wade and Chris Bosh in 2014.last_img read more