Hornacek to discuss future with Knicks brass

1:38 PM ET New York Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek said he plans to discuss his future with the club’s executives on Thursday. Hornacek is under contract for next season — the final year of his three-year contract — and said Wednesday that he hopes to return to coach New York in 2018-19, according to published reports. “That’s why you sign contracts. I have one more year,” Hornacek said in Cleveland…

April 11, 2018
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Climate Change Is Weakening a Crucial Ocean Current

April 11, 2018

New research indicates the Atlantic Ocean currents are getting weaker. (Credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio) When you picture the rugged coastlines of Norway, tropical heat probably doesn’t come to mind, but it should. Even in the country’s Arctic reaches, the coast is typically free from ice and snow, and the weather is often more Seattle than Anchorage. How can that be? Residents can thank the Gulf Stream,…

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Mumbai travel to Hyderabad for potentially thrilling battle

April 11, 2018

shares Deepak Hooda looks to muscle the ball away © BCCI Big Picture Despite a defeat in their season opener, Mumbai Indians have a lot to be pleased about. Mayank Markande’s dream debut lays to rest some of the concerns about their inexperience in the spin department. Their middle order showed enough maturity for Rohit Sharma to continue as opener. And they have been in this situation before: Mumbai have…

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Buy Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys, target Rs 733: Edelweiss Broking

April 11, 2018

Edelweiss Broking has a buy call on Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys with a target price of Rs 733. The current market price of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys is Rs 556.50. Time period given by the brokerage is ‘Long Term’ when Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys price can reach the defined target. “Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys (IMFA) is the largest ferrochrome producer in India; it has capacity of…

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Why bitcoin often behaves like flu

April 11, 2018

By Eric Lam Is the rise of Bitcoin analogous to the spread of an infectious disease? Analysts at Barclays Plc saw enough similarities to develop a pricing model for the cryptocurrency that takes its cues from the world of epidemiology. Their diagnosis: Bitcoin has probably peaked. The Barclays model divides the pool of potential Bitcoin investors into three groups: susceptible, infected and immune. It assumes that as prices rise, “infections”…

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Carey, Richardson gain contracts as Australia look towards World Cup

April 11, 2018

shares © Getty Images With emphasis on the World Cup in May 2019, Australia have revamped their contract list with five new players added to an initial group of 20. Steven Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft were not part of that number after receiving bans of up to one year in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal from last month. All three men would have served out their suspensions…

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Carey, Richardson gain contracts as Australia look towards World Cup

April 11, 2018

shares © Getty Images With emphasis on the World Cup in May 2019, Australia have revamped their contract list with five new players added to an initial group of 20. Steven Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft were not part of that number after receiving bans of up to one year in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal from last month. All three men would have served out their suspensions…

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Jazz's Mitchell dons hoodie that defines 'rookie'

April 11, 2018

11:13 PM ET SALT LAKE CITY — Philadelphia 76ers rookie Ben Simmons, who has 12 triple-doubles this season, says “100 percent” that he should win the Rookie of the Year award. But Mitchell had some fun with the debate, arriving ahead of Tuesday’s game against the Warriors wearing a hoodie that read: “Rookie: An athlete playing his or her first season as a member of a professional sports team.” Donovan…

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Adidas exec receives more counts in FBI probe

April 11, 2018

7:15 PM ET Federal prosecutors in New York on Tuesday added additional criminal counts to the indictment of Adidas executives James Gatto, alleging he conspired to provide cash payments to the families of former basketball players at A comprehensive breakdown of the teams, players, coaches and others implicated in the scandal engulfing college basketball. A federal indictment released on Tuesday alleges the payments were made to ensure the players signed…

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Adidas exec receives more counts in FBI probe

7:15 PM ET Federal prosecutors in New York on Tuesday added additional criminal counts to the indictment of Adidas executives James Gatto, alleging he conspired to provide cash payments to the families of former basketball players at A comprehensive breakdown of the teams, players, coaches and others implicated in the scandal engulfing college basketball. A federal indictment released on Tuesday alleges the payments were made to ensure the players signed…

April 11, 2018
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