Man who shot at police, then shot himself dies

first_imgJordan De Sayles, 35, who shot at Fort Pierce police officers during a traffic stop before shooting himself has died, police said.The incident took place on Sunday morning around 3 am in the 500 block of Orange Avenue. Police pulled over De Sayles and once he got out of the car, he fired shots at the officers.Police shot back, and De Sayles attempted to take cover inside a nearby building.Officers tried to get De Sayles to surrender but instead he shot himself. He was taken to local hospital and was in critical condition.Fort Pierce police spokeswoman April Lee announced that he has died of a self-inflicted wound on Thursday, and all officers involved were placed on administrative leave.last_img

MBB : Boeheim downplays record win; Syracuse struggles on boards

first_img Published on February 8, 2012 at 12:00 pm After a game like this, Jim Boeheim wasn’t going to cherish his accomplishments.‘I’m upset over this game right now,’ the SU head coach said, ‘and we’ll address all that stuff when I retire. I’m happy to get this win, and I just don’t think about those goals.’Sure, the Syracuse head coach now has more wins — 880 — at one Division-I school than any head coach in history. Syracuse was outrebounded by 17, though, and won an overtime game by a hair. The Orange’s 64-61 win over Georgetown on Wednesday was hardly its best performance. But with the win, Boeheim passed legendary North Carolina head coach Dean Smith for third all-time among Division-I head coaches in wins, and he set the record for wins at one program.As he has when any personal records occur, though, Boeheim didn’t talk about it. He said all that matters to him is how his team does this season.Guard Brandon Triche grew up in Jamesville and his uncle, Howard Triche, played for Boeheim. The junior talked after the game about Boeheim’s legacy.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text‘Just watching him coach, play after play, he calls the play and about 90, 95 percent of the time, that play works,’ Triche said.Georgetown dominates rebounding battleDespite being the No. 2 team in the country and having national championship aspirations, there has been one area that has haunted Syracuse all season.And against Georgetown on Wednesday, Boeheim came to the realization that if his team can’t figure out how to rebound better, it will fall well short of those lofty goals.‘There’s just no excuse for us to rebound the ball the way we rebounded tonight,’ Boeheim said. ‘It’s just not championship level. We just won’t win if we can’t rebound better than that. Period.’The Orange managed to overcome a 52-35 rebounding deficit to knock off the Hoyas 64-61 in overtime, but those numbers on the glass left Boeheim and SU with a disappointing feeling in the locker room after the win. Georgetown dominated the boards the whole game. Otto Porter reeled in 13 rebounds, Hollis Thompson hauled in 10 and Henry Sims gobbled up eight for the Hoyas.At one point in the first half, with Georgetown already owning eight rebounds to just five for Syracuse, the Hoyas grabbed nine consecutive missed shots to extend that margin to 17-5. A Kris Joseph miss in the middle of the stretch was followed by back-to-back offensive boards before Jason Clark finally knocked down a jumper.Greg Whittington then grabbed a Dion Waiters miss to regain possession for the Hoyas, and Georgetown grabbed two more offensive rebounds that led to a Hollis Thompson put-back.And the rebounding struggles have left SU searching for answers.‘We work on it every day in practice, but they’re still beating us on the boards,’ sophomore center Fab Melo said. ‘I don’t know. We know we have to do a better job.’But the Hoyas only managed to convert 23 offensive rebounds into 13 second-chance points, and SU held on for the win.‘There’s just really no excuse for the way we’re rebounding right now,’ Boeheim said. ‘It’s a team effort. It’s everybody. It’s not one guy. We’ve got to find a way.’A rivalry examinedThere is still uncertainty about when Syracuse and Georgetown will play each other again.Wednesday’s overtime game between the rivals is the only meeting between them this season. They could play in the postseason, but after that — to be determined.‘It’s always been a good game. It always will be as long as we keep playing it,’ Boeheim said. ‘It will be a great game and it always is.’If anything happens to quicken Syracuse’s move from the Big East to the Atlantic Coast Conference, this could be the last time the Orange and Hoyas meet as conference opponents. With Wednesday’s win, Syracuse leads the all-time series 48-39 and has won five of the last seven meetings.Joseph said he was pleased to reach a career-high 29 points against the Hoyas.‘It’s the last game I’ll ever play against Georgetown assuming that we don’t play them in the Big East tournament, so it was good,’ Joseph said. ‘I feel like I came out on top during this rivalry.’ Commentscenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Tipp Minors in Munster action tonight

first_imgThe Premier County’s Minor football team take on rivals Clare on Wednesday evening in this year’s Munster Championship semi-final.After back to back Munster titles at this grade in 2011 and 2012, the Premier County will be looking to get back to winning ways at provincial level.Tipp will welcome the Banner to Semple Stadium with a place in this year’s final on offer…against the winners of Kerry and Cork.  McGeever says tonight’s game is even bigger because it’s knock-out.The match throws in at 7.30pm in Semple Stadium.last_img

Divisional senior hurling championships continue

first_imgThe sole South Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship tie pits Carrick Swans against Ballingarry – the match is being played in Monroe and begins at 7.45pm. In the Centenary Agri sponsored Mid competition there’s a double header of quarter-finals in The Ragg.Clonakenny and Holycross-Ballycahill clash at 6 o’clock.Then at 7.30 it’s the meeting of Loughmore-Castleiney and Upperchurch-Drombane.last_img

Morocco Officially Submits 2026 FIFA World Cup Hosting Bid

first_imgMorocco’s Football Federation have officially submitted their 2026 FIFA World Cup hosting bid to FIFA delegates.Officiel. Le #Maroc dépose sa candidature pour l’organisation de la Coupe du Monde 2026.— Football Maroc (@FootballMaroc) August 11, 2017More to follow shortly…RelatedUS, Canada And Mexico Joint Bid Beats Morocco To 2026 World Cup Hosting RightJune 13, 2018In “World Cup”Algeria, Morocco And Tunisia Plan Joint 2030 World Cup BidJuly 4, 2018In “Africa”Australia To Launch Bid For 2023 FIFA Women’s World CupJune 14, 2017In “Australia”last_img

Spelinspektionen warns Swedish players of red lines on self exclusion

first_img StumbleUpon Sweden’s new gambling regulatory authority Spelinspektionen has issued a stern warning to new online incumbents, stating that licences will be withdrawn if self-exclusion standards/policies are not met.The Swedish regulator, which revamped its operational set-up in 2018, has stated that it will simply not tolerate operators’ disregarding ( translation – ‘game-break’) provisions, made mandatory under Sweden’s new online gambling licensing framework.Launching Sweden’s re-regulated online gambling marketplace on 1 January 2019, Spelinspektionen was left embarrassed as news sources reported that a tenth of new online incumbents had failed to indicate self-exclusion provisions.Issuing an immediate response, Spelinspektionen governance states that it is monitoring all new incumbents closely, demanding that they comprehensively reference, or face record penalties, suspensions, including potential license terminations.Entering a critical 2019 for all Swedish gambling stakeholders, Spelinspektionen states that self-exclusion violations will be treated as a red-line in its regulatory capacity.Led by Director General Camilla Rosenberg, Spelinspektionen (formerly Lotteriinspektionen) has moved to expand its operational capacity, employing a further 50 full-time employees dedicated to monitoring Sweden’s new gambling marketplace.In November 2018, Katarina Abrahamsson Spelinspektionen Integrity & Legal Officer delivered a media presentation outlining the internal and external changes the regulatory body would undertake in 2019, restructuring Swedish gaming entirely for online and land-based verticals. Winning Post: Swedish regulator pushes back on ‘Storebror’ approach to deposit limits August 24, 2020 Submit Global Gaming adds sportsbook extension to Ninja property August 25, 2020 Soft2Bet continues new market drive with Irokobet launch August 26, 2020 Related Articles Share Sharelast_img read more nets Leicester City betting partnership

first_img Share Share Spotlight ups matchday commentary reach and capacity for new EPL Season  August 21, 2020 Premier League looks to broadcast every behind-closed-door fixture August 28, 2020 Related Articles Submit Premier League-side Leicester City has confirmed a new agreement with, which will see the Asian betting operator become the club’s new Official Betting Partner. The Global Gaming subsidiary will have its branding displayed across Leicester’s matchday LED boards, as well as the club’s interview backdrops. The new agreement is hoped to boost the exposure of the betting operator across the European market as it seeks to ‘benefit from the global coverage of Leicester City and the Premier League.’Jamie Dillon, spokesperson for, praised the new partnership: “We are delighted to confirm this exciting betting partnership with an iconic club such as Leicester City.“As one of the leading online gaming brands in Asia, are proud to announce our partnership with the Foxes and bring our brand to the UK market.“We see this partnership with the former Premier League champions as the perfect platform to provide the brand with important and valuable exposure.”Harj Hir, head of partnerships at Leicester City, added: “We are continuing to build our international profile and this partnership is an exciting one for the Football Club.“It will help to strengthen our global reputation, particularly in Asia where we have a strong presence and significant status in the region.” StumbleUpon Successful summer leaves Leadstar positive over industry’s recovery August 18, 2020last_img read more

Norsk Tipping confirms integrated platform deal with Optima and Sportradar

first_imgShare Norwegian state gaming operator Norsk Tipping has confirmed that sports betting omni-channel platform supplier Optima has won the tender to supply the firm with a new sportsbook integral solution for potentially the next 12 years.The successful offer also included integrated sports data feed and trading services from Sportradar, the major sports betting services supplier which last week agreed a deal to acquire the Optima business.The new partnership between Norsk Tipping and Optima consists of a six-year contract with the option of three additional two-year extensions, bringing the potential contract length to 12 years.Hans Erland Ringsvold, Head of Gaming Operations at Norsk Tipping, explained that the new partnership will allow his firm to be more competitive with the offshore brands who still target the Norwegian market. “It’s been a long process for us,” he said. “For the last two years we’ve had a lot of focus on channelling sportsbook players through the regulated offering in Norway, which has been a strategic focus area for us. One of the things on that roadmap has been replacing our current solution with a new best practice and sportsbook technology, and also to make sure we can use a proper feed and streaming solutions.“After a very healthy and competitive procurement process, we’re delighted to be able to secure a deal with Optima. The integrated response to the RFP was very impressive. Based on 160 requirements in five different areas, Optima scored very high in every section.”Optima CEO Jacob Lopez was understandably pleased to be able to secure the partnership. “For Optima we are very proud to have been awarded this contract,” he said. “From the start we were very committed to the project and we are particularly pleased to work with Norsk Tipping as they have a vision of the market and customer interaction which is unique in our view and that we fully agree with and support.“Optima has always been working in regulated markets and supporting regulated operators and we made it clear from the start that this is how we will continue to do business in the future. The partnership with Sportradar was key as well in the proposal. However this deal is not about what we have done so far, but what we will do together from now.”Ringsvold was very complimentary about Optima’s approach to the industry and the dedication the firm put into the tender process. He explained: “Optima’s dedication has come through in the tender application. Right at the start what grabbed our attention was Optima stating the companies they like to work with, what their focus is and how much they wanted to work with us because Norsk Tipping fit that image.“In an industry challenged with cross border operators, and different moral and ethical approaches, that is hugely important for a company like Norsk Tipping. For us responsible gaming comes first, attractive gaming comes second and return to the beneficiaries comes third. That’s the ‘podium’ and having partners that have that same view on the marketplace showed that we would be a very good fit from the earliest stages of the process.”Sportradar’s Managing Director MTS (Managed Trading Services) Paolo Personeni explained that his team had worked with Optima supplying the options for feed and trading services, and it was a good sign of how the firms work well together now that Sportradar is acquiring its technology partner.“We were fully combined,” he said. “We could have put our efforts into just the sports feed part of the tender, but we decided to agree the inclusion of the feeds and trading services as part of the integrated offer with Optima, a successful strategy looking at the results. We took it as a way of demonstrating how successful we could be as close parties and how effective we can be as part of a bigger team. It’s a great indication of what we can do together.”The deal will see the Optima team working near to Norsk Tipping HQ, Lopez commented: “We know we have to perform at the level we have committed to and definitely for Optima/Sportradar we will be fully engaged and supporting Norsk Tipping with the delivery of a fantastic product but also with the challenges they may have in launching the operation. We are a true partner.”Ringsvold added: “Now we have to live up to the promises of the tender and we are aware that Norsk Tipping needs to be a ‘good dancing partner’ as well. We have constraints on resources as well, we have a lot of other internal priorities, so need to ramp up teams and as soon as possible to do a detailed plan together. We have a benchmark in the current documentation which needs to be revised and we can do that with open discussion now that the tender has been completed.“We are very intrigued on the opportunities not only in the short term but also that we will have a partner that will drive the market together with us in efficiencies, continuous improvement and innovations.”Eduard Blonk, Managing Director Global Sales at Sportradar, believes the deal with Norsk Tipping is the perfect example of how his firm and Optima are a good fit. He explained: “For Sportradar the relationship with Optima has been a fairly long and fruitful one already. Sportradar is a key supplier to many books in the sports betting industry across our services portfolio, but the missing part of the puzzle was the platform solution. Us now joining together with Optima is a key step forward and puts us in a driving position for the opportunities that are in the market.”Photo Caption: Eduard Blonk, Hans Erland Ringsvold, Jacob Lopez & Paulo Personeni on the Sportradar stand at G2E 2019 Björn Nilsson: How Triggy is delivering digestible data through pre-set triggers August 28, 2020 Submit David Lampitt, Sportradar: F1 presents betting’s most sizeable opportunity August 14, 2020 Sportradar combats social media abuse with player protection solution August 17, 2020 StumbleUpon Share Related Articleslast_img read more

LeoVegas puts forward Per Norman to lead new-look board

first_img Share Submit Share New Malta hub to power William Hill’s ‘digital multi-market’ vision March 5, 2019 StumbleUpon Related Articles Mr Green demands UK Casino publishers stop advertising February 4, 2020 William Hill closes Stockholm Gametek office July 1, 2020 LeoVegas AB has confirmed that it will propose a number of corporate changes at the firm’s upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM), scheduled for Friday 8 May 2020.This morning, LeoVegas published the firm’s 2020 AGM agenda, which included a number of significant boardroom level appointments.    Top of the agenda, LeoVegas’ Nominations Committee will propose to corporate shareholders the appointment of Per Norman as new company Chairman.An industry figurehead, Per Norman is the former Group Chief Executive of MRG Group (2015-2019), the fast-growth multi-market online gambling operator acquired by William Hill in 2018 for £245 million.Since exiting MRG, Norman has served as Chairman of Scandinavian esports entertainment platform Gamingzone AB and as a board member of Green Jade Games and Sverige Television Aktiebolag. LeoVegas will further propose the appointments of IT expert Carl Larsson and Torsten Söderberg as new company directors supporting Norman’s Chairmanship.Carl Larsson is the former enterprise co-founder of DigitalRoute, a leading supplier of digital IT systems for large-scale enterprises. Torsten Söderberg is a former member of the board for Cherry Gaming and Stingbet. The Nominations Committee has also put forward the appointment of University of Uppsala Professor Mathias Hallberg PHD as a company director advising LeoVegas on social responsibility and safer gambling directives. LeoVegas also confirmed that Mårten Forste and Tuva Palm have declined re-election to the board which will be limited to seven directors.last_img read more

Stephen Curry told Under Armour to ditch All-Star party plans, donate money instead

first_imgCurry spent Friday with his family for the reopening ceremony instead of hosting an All-Star party Friday night. “It’s easy to throw a party and have fun,” said Dell Curry, Stephen’s father. “But to put the dollars back in the community, and have something that will last long after the All-Star Game is over – that party is just a one-night thing.”To put funds into something that you can go back to, touch, feel and see the difference that it’s making, not only in the community, but in the lives of young people and adults alike, it speaks volumes to who they are and what kind of person they are. Also, how much they love this community and loved growing up here and want to leave a mark after the All-Star Game leaves.” “Stephen’s overall focus as we look at 2019 and beyond is how can he leave something behind that’s meaningful and useful,” said Kris Stone, Under Armour’s director of basketball sports marketing. “That’s been his main point and challenge to us. Whether it’s in the Bay Area, Charlotte or even in Asia, that’s his goal.”Curry intentionally picked the Carole Hoefener Center to donate the money toward; that’s where he and his younger brother, Seth, spent much of their childhood while living in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Related News With NBA All-Star weekend comes extravagant parties and events with players and sponsors, but Warriors star Stephen Curry didn’t want any part of that. Instead, he had a better idea.When Curry and Under Armour were planning their NBA All-Star weekend activities “some 18 months away,” the six-time All-Star made it clear he didn’t want to spend the money on an expensive party or to promote his shoes. He told Under Armour to ditch those plans and spend the budget they would have spent on a party to transform and renovate Curry’s old rec center, according to ESPN. NBA All-Star 2019: Stephen Curry reveals bet against brother Seth in 3-point contestcenter_img “This is where we learned how to play basketball,” Stephen Curry said. “Charlotte will always be home.”The NBA star will donate a “seven-figure commitment” from the Stephen and Ayesha Curry Family Foundation, Under Armour and sponsor Chase Bank to improve the 20-year-old center, ESPN notes. Additionally, the league’s players association will donate $150,000 over the next three years toward the project.”We picked the Carole Hoefener Center for a specific reason,” Stephen Curry said. “Their priorities are very similar to our family’s, in terms of giving people equal opportunities in education, access to knowledge about nutrition and wellness and having a safe and inspiring place to play.” Warriors’ Stephen Curry jumps into student section to celebrate Davidson’s winlast_img read more