1w ago
       

Pac-12 commish: Errors made in replay review

SAN FRANCISCO -- In the wake of a report that Pac-12 leadership has influenced decision-making during the replay process of football games, commissioner Larry Scott announced an immediate change that will prevent any real-time involvement from conference leadership moving forward. "Both the replay booth and the Command Center agreed this was a targeting foul but unfortunately a third party did not agree so the targeting was removed and we went with the ruling on the field of RPS [roughing the passer] with no targeting," said the internal report, which was written by replay official Gary McNanna and obtained by Yahoo Sports. Another head-to-head hit in that same game between USC linebacker Porter Gustin and Washington State quarterback Gardner Minshew resulted in a non-penalty that did not reach the review stage for replay officials.
×

That's all there is!

At BETA we write compact articles so that they display in full when viewing our news feeds. We don't think you should have to click into every article to get great content. If you do need to dive deeper, you can always click into the article title and explore the related links.


1w ago
       

Dow plunges another 500 points, massive sell-off extends into 2nd day

The recent rise in interest rates, while not sudden, is adding to investors anxiety about the markets, Mike Matousek, head trader at U. S. Global Investors, told ABC News. The Associated Press Ryan Falvey The Associated Press Gregory Rowe Innes, the Singapore-based head of Head of Trading for Asia Pacific with OANDA, attributed the slide to a combination of factors, including the possibility further interest rate hikes and the battle over tariffs between the U. S. and China. Asia stock indexes added to the global market's pain on Thursday, with benchmarks in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Tokyo all skidding between 4 and 5 percent.
×

That's all there is!

At BETA we write compact articles so that they display in full when viewing our news feeds. We don't think you should have to click into every article to get great content. If you do need to dive deeper, you can always click into the article title and explore the related links.


1w ago
       

Bidder still going through with purchase of Banksy self-destructed painting

The winning bidder for a Banksy painting that self-destructed during an auction last week has decided to go through with the purchase, auctioneer Sotheby's said Thursday. Alex Branczik, head of contemporary art for Europe at Sotheby's, says it is "the first artwork in history to have been created live during an auction. ""Girl With Balloon," which depicts a small child reaching up toward a heart-shaped red balloon, was originally stenciled on a wall in east London and has been endlessly reproduced, becoming one of Banksy's best-known images.
×

That's all there is!

At BETA we write compact articles so that they display in full when viewing our news feeds. We don't think you should have to click into every article to get great content. If you do need to dive deeper, you can always click into the article title and explore the related links.


1w ago
       

Rocket carrying American and Russian malfunctions, forcing emergency landing

Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft carrying the crew of American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Oct. 11, 2018. Russian space agency Roscosmos/Handout via Reuters U. S. astronaut Nick Hague, left, speaks with head of the Russian space agency Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin, after the Soyuz MS-10 Hague was in made an emergency landing following a failure of its booster rockets, in Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Oct. 11, 2018. Yuri Kochetkov/AFP/Getty Images NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin board the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft prior to the launch at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Oct. 11, 2018.
×

That's all there is!

At BETA we write compact articles so that they display in full when viewing our news feeds. We don't think you should have to click into every article to get great content. If you do need to dive deeper, you can always click into the article title and explore the related links.


1w ago
       

AP Exclusive: Toxic metal found in chain stores' jewelry

No laws address cadmium in adult jewelry, however, and last year the center decided to check those products. Lab testing found 31 adult jewelry items purchased from retail stores were at least 40 percent cadmium, and most were more than 90 percent, according to results shared exclusively with the AP. The Center for Environmental Health has long used California law to force companies to reduce levels of harmful materials in consumer products, including cadmium and lead in jewelry.
×

That's all there is!

At BETA we write compact articles so that they display in full when viewing our news feeds. We don't think you should have to click into every article to get great content. If you do need to dive deeper, you can always click into the article title and explore the related links.


2w ago
       

Russia dismisses suspected spy actions as routine Dutch trip

Last week, Dutch officials alleged that four agents of Russian GRU military intelligence tried and failed to hack into the world's chemical weapons watchdog, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. Dutch defense officials on Thursday released photos and a timeline of the GRU agents' botched attempt to break into the chemical weapons watchdog using Wi-Fi hacking equipment hidden in a car parked outside a nearby Marriott Hotel. Speaking to the media outside the Russian Foreign Ministry building, Dutch Ambassador Renee Jones-Bos said, "We can't tolerate cyberattacks on international organizations," noting that Dutch officials made that clear last week.
×

That's all there is!

At BETA we write compact articles so that they display in full when viewing our news feeds. We don't think you should have to click into every article to get great content. If you do need to dive deeper, you can always click into the article title and explore the related links.


2w ago
       

Sources: UFC books Jon Jones-Alexander Gustafsson rematch

A rematch of arguably the best fight in UFC history is set. The fight is slated to be for the UFC light heavyweight title. Current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, who is also the heavyweight champion, is expected to be stripped of the title once the fight happens, sources say.
×

That's all there is!

At BETA we write compact articles so that they display in full when viewing our news feeds. We don't think you should have to click into every article to get great content. If you do need to dive deeper, you can always click into the article title and explore the related links.


2w ago
       

Former spy who compiled controversial dossier breaks silence to criticize Trump

The former British intelligence officer who wrote the explosive dossier alleging links between the Donald Trump campaign and Russian officials has broken an 18-month silence to criticize the governance of the U. S. president, though not by name. Trump has vehemently and repeatedly denied all the claims in the dossier, calling it a "phony and corrupt dossier" and calling Steele a "lowlife. "Victoria Jones/PA via AP/FILE Christopher Steele, the former MI6 agent who set up Orbis Business Intelligence and compiled a dossier on Donald Trump, shown in London in this March 7, 2017 file photo.
×

That's all there is!

At BETA we write compact articles so that they display in full when viewing our news feeds. We don't think you should have to click into every article to get great content. If you do need to dive deeper, you can always click into the article title and explore the related links.


2w ago
       

'Real Housewives' husband Joe Giudice to be deported

The husband of "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice will be deported back to Italy once he's released from prison next year, according to a judge's ruling Wednesday. Teresa Giudice served nearly a year in prison and was freed in December 2015. In January, during the season eight reunion of "Real Housewives of New Jersey," Teresa Giudice implied she would be open to moving to Italy with him.
×

That's all there is!

At BETA we write compact articles so that they display in full when viewing our news feeds. We don't think you should have to click into every article to get great content. If you do need to dive deeper, you can always click into the article title and explore the related links.


2w ago
       

Dow Jones sinks as bond yields rise

The losses were widespread, and stocks that have been the biggest winners on the market the last few years, including technology companies and retailers, suffered steep declines. Alec Young, managing director of global markets research at FTSE Russell, said investors fear that rising interest rates and growing expenses are going to erode company profits next year. Technology and internet-based companies are known for their high profit margins, and many have reported explosive growth in recent years, with corresponding gains in their stock prices.
×

That's all there is!

At BETA we write compact articles so that they display in full when viewing our news feeds. We don't think you should have to click into every article to get great content. If you do need to dive deeper, you can always click into the article title and explore the related links.