Month: May 2022

New Timberwolves president of basketball operations Tim Connelly plans to make Minnesota a destination for top talent

MINNEAPOLIS — Riding the momentum of a return to the NBA playoffs, the leaders of the Minnesota Timberwolves are determined to further elevate a franchise long mired among the dregs of the league. Tim Connelly is the first big catch. They’re counting on others to follow. “There’s a reason these coastal cities have a leg …

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10 Ways White Knight Is The Best Alternate Universe Batman Series

Batman and The Joker’s rivalry is the most iconic hero-villain dynamic in comic book history. Joker is anarchy incarnate, spreading violence and mischief for fun, while Batman personifies justice, attempting to maintain order based on a strict moral code. Batman is the hero and Joker is the villain, but what if it was not so …

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Rafael Nadal Downs Novak Djokovic In Classic Roland Garros Quarter-final | ATP Tour

Rafael Nadal won the 59th installation of his legendary rivalry against Novak Djokovicadvancing to the Roland Garros semi-finals with a 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6(4) victory in a match that began Tuesday night and finished after 1 am Wednesday morning in Paris. The Spaniard led by a set and a double break before Djokovic stormed back …

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Private survey on Chinese factory activity in May ahead

SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific were mixed in Wednesday trade, with investors watching for market reaction to the release of a private survey on Chinese factory activity for May. Mainland Chinese stocks were mixed, with the Shanghai Composite sitting below the flatline while the Shenzhen Component was up 0.419%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index slipped …

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Signal Detection Theory May Be Useful for Characterizing Cognitive Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis

Summary: Study reveals an association between signal detection theory, brain activation patterns, and subjective state fatigue. In those with multiple sclerosis, greater effects of fatigue were seen. source: Kessler Foundation Using signal detection theory, Kessler Foundation researchers furthered their understanding of the mechanisms of cognitive fatigue in a recent neuroimaging study comparing participants with multiple …

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2022 NBA Draft: Seven players facing tough stay-or-go decisions before the NCAA deadline to withdraw Wednesday

Following weeks of pre-draft preparation for 2022 NBA prospects — including private workouts, G League Elite camp and the NBA Draft Combine — underclassmen in the draft are now met with the NCAA’s withdrawal deadline fast approaching on Wednesday at 11:59 pm ET. It’s expected to be busy on the decision front as on-the-fence players …

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You have to learn to listen to full takes before you get baited into tweeting, champ

Draymond Green: You have to learn to listen to full takes and not snippets before you get baited into tweeting Champ†source: Twitter @Money23Green What’s the buzz on Twitter? David Hardisty †clutch fansFrom the archives: January 3, 2019. Down two in Cali, #Rockets James Harden hits the game-winning three in OT right in the mugs of …

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‘There is a line, we are human beings’: Maguire opens up on threats and boos | Harry Maguire

Harry Maguire has opened up on his season of misery and insisted he will bounce back, beginning in England’s upcoming Nations League program which begins on Saturday. The Manchester United captain has been jeered by fans of his own team at club and international level as his form has nosedived. But the 29‑year‑old defender made …

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Scientists Sort Out Why Uranus and Neptune Are Different Shades of Blue

Uranus and Neptune both have the blues, but Uranus is a little less blue than its solar system neighbor. An international team of researchers investigated the atmospheres of the two ice giant planets that seem like they should look like twins and discovered why they wear different hues of blue. In visible light (what we …

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