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Kards got Kyler. #CardsDraft📝: https://t.co/IVtMbg1Yxw pic.twitter.com/kUQafRopfT— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) April 26, 2019Murray had long been anticipated to be the top selection since he opted to pursue a career in football despite being selected by the Athletics with the ninth overall pick of the 2018 MLB Draft. Oklahoma’s former No. 1 has gone No. 1.The Cardinals on Thursday selected Kyler Murray with the first overall pick of the 2019 NFL Draft. The move makes him the only player ever to be a first-round selection in both the NFL and MLB drafts.The Sooners also become the first team to have back-to-back No. 1 picks at the same position after the Browns took Baker Mayfield first overall in 2018.With the first pick in the 2019 #NFLDraft, the @AZCardinals select… @TheKylerMurray!#OUDNA | https://t.co/o26VaEn9Ku pic.twitter.com/jMaGWRC3gI— Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football) April 26, 2019BACK TO BACK!!!!! CONGRATS K1!!!! Well deserved my brotha!!! @TheKylerMurray— Baker Mayfield (@bakermayfield) April 26, 2019Murray, 21, led Oklahoma to a 12-2 record as he threw for 4,361 yards with 42 touchdowns and seven interceptions in 2018. He also ran for 1,001 yards and capped off his final collegiate season by beating out Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and Ohio State signal-caller Dwayne Haskins to win the Heisman Trophy.
Kentucky forward Willie Cauley-Stein (15) blocks the shot of Michigan State guard Gary Harris as forwards Julius Randle (30) and Alex Poythress also defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)by Gary GravesAP Sports WriterLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky is all set for a timely rematch against Robert Morris.The Colonials handed the Wildcats their previous defeat in last spring’s NIT to cap a disappointing season for Kentucky’s last class of highly-touted freshmen.Senior guard Jon Hood said the 59-57 loss stuck with him all summer. Coach John Calipari says he hasn’t watched the video.The Wildcats (2-1) are more focused on learning from Tuesday night’s 78-74 loss to No. 2 Michigan State. Though Kentucky’s chemistry is still developing, overcoming a 15-point deficit demonstrated a toughness that Calipari didn’t always see last season and he’s curious to see how his team responds to its first setback in Sunday’s rematch against Robert Morris (2-1).“There was nice will (to win) there, the guys kept fighting,” Calipari said Friday. “They kept trying, so we have something to build on.“As we go into this game, this team (Robert Morris) is really aggressive. They get up in you. … They’ve got a team that’s coming in here that’s saying, ‘we beat these guys, let’s go.’ They’re not afraid, I watched this team, they’re not afraid.”Robert Morris is coming off Thursday’s 69-64 loss to Eastern Michigan. Junior guard Karvel Anderson is the leading scorer at 18.3 points per game.The Colonials led almost the entire game when the teams met on March 19 outside Pittsburgh. At the time, they faced a top-seeded Kentucky team that battled inconsistency all season and had lost forward Nerlens Noel to a season-ending knee injury.The game typified the Wildcats’ up-and-down season. Kentucky rallied from a 13-point second half deficit to tie twice but never led a game sealed by two Mike McFadden free throws with 8.7 seconds remaining. Fans storming the court in a wild celebration.Though Hood said the memory of the loss lingered up until practice began, the Wildcats aren’t looking for revenge against the Colonials.“It’s just another game to us. We are here to get past it and to get better,” Hood said. “We want to pour it on to every team. We want to win by as much as possible and get better while doing it.”Right now, Kentucky just wants to win again after its comeback fell short against the Spartans.Calipari found a bright spot in players’ crying afterward. Calipari said they needed that disappointment to understand the pain of losing and what they have to do avoid it.“We’ve learned a lot,” Randle said. “We’ve kind of started to establish how we want to play and we’re just getting better. That game, we grew up a lot and matured a lot and we’ll be fine.”
The Nelson Figure Skating Club is expanding its learn to skate programming in 2012 with the introduction of Tiny Tots. Targeted at children aged 3 – 4 years of age, Tiny Tots will provide children with a head start on skating fundamentals and learning to enjoy being on the ice.Using teaching aids, music and a wide variety of activities, the coaches offer a fun and relaxed environment that promotes learning and prepares skaters for Stage 1 or Stage 2 of CanSkate.Designed by Skate Canada, the program allows for parents to be on the ice or to leave everything in the hands of the coaching team. Registration for all January programs including CanSkate, Junior Academy and StarSkate closes December 18th.See complete details at nelsonfigureskatingclub.ca.
U.S. Army Educational & Developmental Intervention Services [Keeping In Touch Newsletters]Did you know that the U.S. Army’s EDIS offers CE credit for reading their Keeping In Touch (KIT) newsletters? These publications are available online and are full of valuable information for providers.The newsletters discuss a theme for a series of months at the end of which readers can take a CE exam online. Upon successful completion of the exam, a non-discipline specific certificate of continuing education contact hours will be provided. Individuals will need to check with their credentialing agency regarding the viability of these credits within their state and/or system.Some of the past topics have been: Early Childhood Mental Health, Autism and the Role of Early Interventionists, Dual Language Learners in Early Intervention, Cultural Competence, and Understanding Depression. You can access the newsletters and archived CE exams by clicking, here.Each newsletters consists of four sections surrounding a theme:A resource article in which a summary of a journal article is providedAn evaluation of data on the topicA consultation corner where experts in the field respond to topic-related questionsA review of a web-based resource that is helpful for providersTo access the newsletters, click here.We hope that you will find this to be a useful resource.This post was written by Robyn DiPietro-Wells & Michaelene Ostrosky, PhD, members of the MFLN FD Early Intervention team, which aims to support the development of professionals working with military families. Find out more about the Military Families Learning Network FD concentration on our website, on Facebook, on Twitter, YouTube, and on LinkedIn.
Day for Night StylingsImage via Folklore (HBO Asia).We did a day for night for a specific voyeur POV shot that’s supposed to happen in a forest late at night. Instead of hauling heavy duty lights into the forest location, we did this and created a sense of alternate reality in the eyes of the characters who are spying on a shaman performing a rite by the lakeside.Previewing a new HBO anthology series called Folklore, which features episodes by different Asian filmmakers from different regions, filmmaker Ho Yuang shares a local Malaysian horror legend that delivers some terrifying scares over a simmering political underbelly that frightens you to your core. In the notable POV shot outlined above, Yuang creates a powerful shot in a truly terrifying sequence, which is sure to be a standout of the new series.Cover image via Feral.For more Fantastic Fest coverage, check out our interview with horror filmmaker Mickey Reece here. For more interviews and filmmaking tips and tricks, check out some of these articles.Break Genre Rules Like a Master FilmmakerFilm Study: How to Pull Off a Twist Ending in Your FeatureWhy Slow-Burn Filmmaking So Often Catches FireA Look at The Masterclass Sound Editing of “A Quiet Place”Directing Fight Cinematography: The Right Way and the Wrong Way We gathered some expert genre filmmaking advice from the filmmakers at this year’s Fantastic Fest. Here’s what they had to say.Every year, roughly a month before Halloween, thousands of genre film fans from across the globe gather in Austin, Texas for Fantastic Fest. Hosted by Alamo Drafthouse, the genre film festival is one of the world’s leaders in honoring all things horror, cult, action and . . . well . . . fantastic. In its 13th iteration, this year’s crop of films featured some major premieres, like Apostle (World), Halloween (U.S.) and Mid90s (U.S.) — the latter of which you can read more about here.While the festival features films that showcase all elements of horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and cult classic retrospectives, we touched base with several filmmakers from all genres to share some creative tips for genre-specific filmmaking.Creating Atmospheric HorrorImage via House of Sweat and Tears.All the photography of the film was created with the light of candles and no artificial light, creating the true aura of atmospheric horror. I wanted each frame to be a painting, as I am a great admirer of the Caravaggio paintings. Pepe de la Rosa, the cinematographer, did an extraordinary job, though it was a great challenge for him.Written and directed by one of the only women featured among Fantastic Fest’s lineup of directors, Sonia Escolano’s House of Sweat and Tears (aka Casa de sudor y Lágrimas) is an elevated and atmospheric Spanish horror film based on a real cult operating in Spain during the 1990s. Escolano, along with DP Pepe de la Rosa, worked with their Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro to create a panoramic screen format that featured cinematography that solely relied on on-set candle lighting for their entire film. The final look is a dreary atmospheric horror style which harkens back to classical paintings of Caravaggio, while challenging your perceptions of religion, faith, rebellion and power.(If you’re looking for practical ways to film your own candlelight-primary project, we’ve got you covered.)Building (and Destroying) a Cabin in the WoodsImage via Feral.After much searching, we decided to film in the forest of the Dinamos, on the outskirts of Mexico City, at almost 4,000 meters above sea level. There, we built the cabin from scratch, which would become the set for filming the footage found for two weeks. The next step was to burn the cabin, destroying any possibility of retake. With the cabin half burned, we filmed the newscast that gave account of the facts. We did this with a Betacam SP camera, to give a realistic appearance to the footage.For the found-footage, documentary-styled feature Feral, director Andrés Kaiser not only constructed a full cabin in the woods for this dark and brooding drama, he also burned it completely to the ground. Set in the mountains of Oaxaca harbor in Mexico, the cabin was a central element to the film’s plot, as it portrays the three moments in the film’s history: the past in the found-footage, the news footage that gives light to its existence, and the present documentary footage for the narrative. As such, the crew had to build out a full house to film in, which they then burned down for the rest of the shoot.Gunshot Effects and VFX Chase SceneImages via The Unthinkable.All gunshots were made with small LED lights installed in the mouth of the gun that the actor could light by themselves on the trigger. Then we just added gunfire in post, but got the real light on the environment from set. Easy, fast to use, safe and great result!The Unthinkable is yet another great example of how Scandinavia continues to emerge as a leader in genre filmmaking. Directed by Victor Danell (aka Crazy Pictures), the Swedish thriller is a great action-packed genre piece that hits hard but has heart. For some of their more fiery shootouts, the team made creative use of small LED lights in their prop weapons, which they found to be both stylish and safe. The film also features an impressive chase scene, which uses some clever CGI and VFX — which they’ve outlined in this behind-the-scenes video.
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John Calipari Tom IzzoJohn Calipari and Tom Izzo were together at an event to fight cancer at the Oakland Hills Country Club on Monday. During the event, put together by Oakland coach Greg Kampe, the Kentucky and Michigan State coach spoke with reporters. Recruiting came up. Calipari, who’s notorious at this point for being the best recruiter in the country, said Izzo has beaten him for prospects “way more than I’ve beaten him.” Izzo reacted appropriately. Here’s the full conversation, courtesy of the Lansing State Journal. Perhaps Izzo was beating out Calipari for recruits when the Kentucky coach was at Memphis, but it seems pretty crazy for him to say Izzo’s beaten him “way more than I’ve beaten him.” [LSJ]
NEW YORK — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday:Royal Bank of Scotland Group, down 58 cents to $5.93Two British Cabinet ministers quit in protest over Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for leaving the European Union.Cisco Systems Inc., up $2.44 to $46.77The seller of networking equipment and services reported earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street’s forecasts.J.C. Penney Co., up 14 cents to $1.36The struggling department store operator reported a quarterly loss that wasn’t as big as analysts were expecting.Dillard’s Inc., down $10.94 to $62.85The retailer’s quarterly earnings fell far short of what investors were looking for.Oracle Corp., up $1.79 to $50.63Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway disclosed a new holding in the maker of business software.KB Home, down $3.19 to $17.61The homebuilder issued a weak sales outlook, dragging the entire sector lower.Facebook Inc., down 37 cents to $143.85The New York Times published a lengthy story on how the company responded to a series of scandals.Berry Global Group Inc., up $4.41 to $50.31The packaging company reported earnings and revenue that beat analysts’ forecasts.The Associated Press
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho snapped at a female reporter’s question after his team’s defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday.The United gaffer could only watch in despair as his team were beaten 3-2 by Chris Hughton’s Brighton.First half goals from Glenn Murray, Shane Duffy and Pascal Gross ensured that Brighton took all three points at the Amex Stadium to pile more pressure on Jose Mourinho.And the strain clearly got to him during a routine interview with beIN Sport reporter Carrie Brown after the full-time whistle.Mourinho gave short shrift to the first question put to him about how the game had gone, saying: “We made mistakes, and we were punished by the mistakes” according to Daily Mail.Solskjaer praises Harry Maguire after Man United’s 1-0 win Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer singled out Harry Maguire for praise after helping Manchester United keep a clean sheet in their 1-0 win over Leicester City.Brown attempted to ask about the level of cohesiveness between his players, asking if it was a fair assessment to suggest the squad was struggling for communication and chemistry on the pitch.The United boss took issue with the question, answering back sarcastically: “You must be fantastic in your job to have the ability to speak about chemistry between players.”Despite the reaction she got from the United manager, Carrie decided to ask one final question, only for her to receive the same cold and short reply.Brown took to Twitter to deliver her own reaction to the bizarre footage, reposting the brief clip with a shrugging emoji.Mourinho has endured a not so positive start to the season and has criticized the club’s board for lack of transfer additions and the lack of senior players during preseason.