Panthers fire OC Shula, QB coach Dorsey

January 9, 2018

12:49 PM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will have a new offensive coordinator and position coach in 2018. Head coach Ron Rivera fired offensive coordinator Mike Shula and quarterbacks coach Ken Dorsey on Tuesday — one day after Rivera said he didn’t plan any changes to his staff. Shula has been the offensive coordinator since 2013, spending the two seasons before that as the quarterbacks coach….

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Head, Carey fifties carry Strikers to top of BBL table

January 9, 2018

© Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images Adelaide Strikers 2 for 152 (Carey 59*, Head 53, Maxwell 1-24) beat Melbourne Stars 6 for 151 (Maxwell 60, Stoinis 39, Rashid 1-23) by eight wicketsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Adelaide Strikers dismantled a listless Melbourne Stars to reclaim top spot on the BBL table thanks to an efficient run chase steered by Alex Carey, who played the anchor role while Travis Head provided the horsepower with…

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Brady: No celebration when Garoppolo traded

January 9, 2018

8:14 AM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Bill Belichick says he “absolutely” intends to return as New England Patriots coach next season despite reports of turmoil involving himself, quarterback Tom Brady and owner Robert Kraft. The Patriots have appeared to master the art of handling distractions over the years, using humor or simply pretending those distractions don’t exist. Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and Robert Kraft are aiming for a sixth Lombardi…

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Community Banks Aim To Amplify Competitive Edge With FinTechs

January 9, 2018

By PYMNTS With big banks pulling back from small and medium-sized business (SMB) lending in the wake of the global financial crisis, the market was ripe for someone else to fill the credit gap. Enter: alternative lenders. While marketplace lending platforms and alternative finance players first surfaced to compete with traditional financial institutions (FIs), many large banks have now realized that collaborating with these companies is the way to better…

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PayPal Business Debit Mastercard Lands On Android Pay Before Google Wallet Merger

January 9, 2018

By PYMNTS The same day Google announced it would be collapsing Android Pay and Google Wallet into a single service dubbed Google Pay, reports surfaced that PayPal’s business debit card product is now working with Android Pay before the merger occurs. Bank holding company Bancorp has yet to be named a participant of Android Pay, but users are reportedly confirming that their PayPal Business Debit Mastercard, issued by Bancorp, now…

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2 Suburbs, 45 Arrests: In Mumbai, Fear After Bhima-Koregaon Violence

January 9, 2018

Mumbai: The violence at Bhima-Koregaon on January 1 and a protest shutdown in its aftermath have left Dalit colonies in Mumbai – and near the city – angry and vulnerable. Several men have been picked up from such areas and they face serious charges. NDTV accompanied activists to two such areas, Chembur and Govandi, from where as many as 45 young Dalit men have been arrested and jailed. In Chembur’s…

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Bitcoin Parody Dogecoin Hits All-Time High: $2 Billion

January 9, 2018

By PYMNTS In the crypto world, everyone knows you are a dog (meme). So it was with Dogecoin, originally created as a parody of crypto…and now as buoyant as some of the real deal. The alternative crypto inspired by a dog meme now has a $2 billion market cap, as noted by Business Insider and other sources. The currency features a dog, and even founder Jackson Palmer has said he…

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PayPal’s Schulman Not A Bitcoin Fan

January 9, 2018

By PYMNTS Digital payment company PayPal is not betting on bitcoin as of now. In an interview with TheStreet.com, PayPal chief executive officer Dan Schulman said that while PayPal is focused on innovating in the payment market, it’s not focused specifically on the digital currency. “I think right now, and we’re seeing this maybe more than ever, the volatility of the cryptocurrency makes it actually unsuitable to be a real…

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Apple Investigated In France Over Battery Scandal

January 9, 2018

By PYMNTS A French prosecutor has launched a preliminary investigation of Apple over BatteryGate, the U.S. company’s decision to slow down older phones in order to protect battery stability. According to Reuters, the investigation will be led by French consumer fraud watchdog DGCCRF, part of the Economy Ministry. It was prompted by a complaint made by consumer organization “HOP,” which stands for “Stop Planned Obsolescence.” Last month, the founder of…

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Tiger Zinda Hai box office collection day 19: Salman Khan film continues to lure moviegoers even in its third week

January 9, 2018

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: January 9, 2018 5:21 pm Tiger Zinda Hai box office collection day 19: This Salman Khan film is going strong even in its third week.1 Now in its third week, Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Tiger Zinda Hai is still earning a good deal of money and luring moviegoers to theatres. Its collection currently stands at Rs 311.88 crores. It…

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