Phils won't honor Rose after recent allegations

August 2, 2017

1:26 PM ET ESPN.com news services The Philadelphia Phillies announced Wednesday that Pete Rose won’t take part in the team’s Alumni Weekend festivities at Citizens Bank Park from Aug. 10-13 “due to recent events.” Rose had been voted by fans to be inducted into the team’s Wall of Fame. ESPN’s Outside the Lines reported this week that a sworn statement by an unidentified woman, contained in a motion filed in…

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Entry-level jobs could soon pay Rs. 18000 all across India and that could be a problem

August 2, 2017

While lay-offs have become the norm especially in futuristic sectors like IT, the Union cabinet has cleared the labor code on minimum wages, creating a minimum wage barrier of Rs. 18,000/- With the implementation of this bill, any state is bound by law to not pay a lesser amount. This translates to that the minimum wage for someone working in a metro city will be the same as that of…

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Up-and-down England look to steady Roland-Jones

August 2, 2017

Play02:09’Got to focus on task at hand’ – Roland-Jones Toby Roland-Jones has already found himself in the top five of England’s Most Valuable Player rankings in Test cricket. Not a bad accolade after a single Test. One more impressive performance will surely get him on the plane to Australia for the Ashes. That debut could have been more remarkable yet as he fell a foot short of a hat-trick in…

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Source: Rams' Easley has torn ACL, out for '17

August 2, 2017

11:56 AM ET ESPN.com news services An MRI confirmed that Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Dominique Easley tore his ACL, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Easley, a former first-round pick who was projected to be a starter, is out for the season, the source said. Easley, 25, has a long history of knee injuries, which had prompted concern throughout the organization that his latest setback could be a significant…

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Sources: Ravens owner resistant to Kaepernick

August 2, 2017

11:11 AM ET ESPN.com news services Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh and general manager Ozzie Newsome support the signing of free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick, but have met resistance from owner Steve Bisciotti, sources tell ESPN’s Dianna Russini. Sources say this is not the first time an NFL team has wanted to add Kaepernick to its roster, but the move was blocked by the team’s owner. Kaepernick’s name came up…

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Fit Philander aiming to raise intensity

August 2, 2017

Play01:25’My intensity was missed’ – Philander If Vernon Philander could do The Oval Test all over again, he would. And he would do it feeling the way he does now because that is infinitely better than the way he felt last week. Philander spent most of the third Test in the toilet, “losing quite a lot of fluids, top and bottom”. The same could be said of South Africa’s performance….

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Melo at 'peace' but unsure if he'll stay a Knick

August 2, 2017

10:51 AM ET BALTIMORE — Carmelo Anthony said Wednesday he is at “peace” with his current situation but isn’t sure whether or not he will remain with the New York Knicks. Anthony, speaking to reporters at The Basketball Tournament’s Day of Giving in Baltimore, said he has not met with the Knicks about his situation. Anthony has been connected to the Houston Rockets as a possible trade target this offseason….

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Post rate cuts, investors can look at accrual funds

August 2, 2017

By Prashant Mahesh MUMBAI: After earning double digit returns from fixed income funds over a three year period, investors may need to brace for lower returns in the coming year. Wealth managers and analysts are advising fixed income investors to reduce the proportion of duration funds from their portfolio in favour of accrual funds after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in its policy review meeting on Wednesday, signalled it…

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TASK-Red Hat to train TS engineering students on open source

August 2, 2017

By Ashish Kulshrestha Engineering students in Telangana will soon be offered training and certification programs by a joint collaboration of Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK) and Red Hat, a leading provider of open source solutions, announced a senior government official. As part of the memorandum of understanding (MoU), all TASK partner colleges will receive no-cost instructor training and support, Red Hat Technology for use in the lab environments…

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Five Faces of the Gig Economy [Animated Infographic]

August 2, 2017

Look around any office these days, and it’s likely that you’ll see freelance workers—or at least see some of their work, even if they’re located elsewhere and are working remotely. But not all freelancers have the same work structure. If you’re hiring one, it’s helpful to understand the different types. And if you are one, it’s important to know how you want to use your skills. Earlier this year, LinkedIn…

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