Can The Hurricanes Win The Stanley Cup With Mediocre Goaltending?

The Carolina Hurricanes are one of the least successful franchises in NHL history, boasting the third-worst win percentage of the expansion era. Only the Arizona Coyotes and the California Golden Seals/Cleveland Barons have been worse, the latter of which doesn’t exist anymore.1 Aside from a lone Stanley Cup win in 2005-06 — an admittedly extraordinary achievement for any franchise, let alone one of the league’s all-time worst — and an unsuccessful Stanley Cup Final appearance four years before that, there hasn’t been much cause for celebration since the Hurricanes blew…

Read More

Who Made The Most Of The NBA Restart?

The NBA playoffs finally started in earnest on Monday, though most of the league has been in a Disney World bubble since July for the season restart (which included eight games for every team, plus a play-in contest for the Portland Trail Blazers and Memphis Grizzlies). And what did we learn from that sample of games? For players on each team in the bubble, we crunched the numbers in RAPTOR — our new(ish) NBA metric — to see who played the best in the “regular season” portion of the restart,…

Read More

Why Are The WNBA’s ‘Home’ Teams Feeling So At Home In The Bubble?

As has become the standard, home teams in the WNBA wiped the floor with their visiting counterparts Tuesday night. The Sun crushed the Fever. The Storm routed the Liberty. And the Sky edged the Aces. WNBA home teams are now 41-25 this season. If that’s puzzling to you, since the WNBA is playing in a bubble in Bradenton, Florida — where “home” and “away” have nothing to do with travel — you’re not alone. “I personally don’t really feel a home-court advantage,” said Seattle Storm guard Jordin Canada. “We’re in…

Read More

Ariana Grande, vencedora do Grammy e cantora com vários certificados multiplatina, lança sua nova fragrância R.E.M

NOVA YORK, 19 de agosto de 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ariana Grande, vencedora do Grammy, convida você para uma experiência de outro mundo com sua nova e sonhada fragrância R.E.M. Essa nova fragrância altamente esperada, em parceria com as LUXE Brands, será lançada exclusivamente no Ulta.com, no dia 19 de agosto de 2020, e em lojas em todo o país na Ulta Beauty nos Estados Unidos no dia 6 de setembro de 2020. LUXE___Ariana_Grande_R_E_M O sucesso global da Grande em fragrância tem sido sem precedentes com vendas superiores a US$ 500…

Read More

Monkey Bones Productions Unveils New Event Venue for Maury County

COLUMBIA, Tenn., Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — There are not a lot of things to do in the Spring Hill/Columbia area. When you need to travel an hour to experience even the smallest form of entertainment, it gets to be bothersome for locals in the Middle TN area. Monkey Bones looks to fix that issue by producing a 16 acres outdoor event space in Columbia Tennessee! Sam DeFeo on the left and Brice Isabell on the right. Photo by Kasi Sims from Kreations by Kasi. Monkey Bones Productions is a…

Read More

Xarja pays tribute to Tumaini Letu, Malawi’s cultural initiatives for refugee empowerment

SHARJA EAU, August 20, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Tumaini Letu , a nonprofit organization based in the Dzaleka refugee camp in Malawi , Africa, won the Sharjah International Shark Defense and Support International Prize (Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support – SIARA), in its fourth edition. The award is given annually by The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), an international humanitarian organization based in the United Arab Emirates that is dedicated to helping refugees and people in need around the world, in partnership with the United Nations High…

Read More

2Q 2020 Earnings Call Sentiment Points to Early Signs of Recovery Amidst Covid-19: Iridium Quant Lens Sentiment Index

DUBAI, UAE, Aug. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A new AI-powered analysis of GCC company earnings calls has detected early signs of recovery from the Covid-19 slump, according to a Sentiment Index launched by Iridium Advisors today. Iridium’s Quant Lens algorithms analysed management, analyst and investor commentaries from quarterly earnings calls to calculate the new Sentiment Index. Oliver Schutzmann, CEO of Iridium Advisors, said: “With the 2Q 2020 earnings cycle now behind us, Iridium Quant Lens has processed all available earnings call transcripts of GCC listed companies for the year to…

Read More

Residential Refinance Mortgages Make Up Nearly Two-Thirds Of Home Loans In Second Quarter Of 2020

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database and first property data provider of Data-as-a-Service (DaaS), today released its second-quarter 2020 U.S. Residential Property Mortgage Origination Report, which shows that 1.69 million refinance mortgages secured by residential properties (1 to 4 units) were originated in the second quarter of 2020 in the United States. That figure was up almost 50 percent from the prior quarter and more than 100 percent from the same period in 2019, to the highest level in…

Read More

Adyen publishes H1 2020 Shareholder Letter and Financial Results

VALLETTA, Malta, Aug. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — OKEx (www.okex.com), a world-leading cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchange, has further amplified its offering of decentralized finance tokens by listing Decentralised Information Asset (DIA), an open-source platform for transparent, community-verified price oracles for DeFi applications, and Kleros (PNK), an open-source online platform for dispute resolution. DIA spot trading against USDT went live at 12:00 pm UTC on Aug. 18, and DIA spot trading against ETH from 1:00 pm UTC on Aug. 18. DIA deposits opened at 11:00 am UTC on Aug. 18, and…

Read More

LA PLATAFORMA MÉXICOPUEDE.MX IMPULSA EL CRECIMIENTO DEL PAÍS

MEXICO, August 19, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Ciudad de México, a 19 de agosto de 2020. – La mayor parte de este 2020 ha sido, sin duda, un gran reto para todos en materia de salud física y emocional, así como profesional y económica. En nuestro país, el 78% de las fuentes de trabajo son generadas por las micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas de acuerdo a cifras del INEGI. Ante la situación, MÉXICOPUEDE.MX, que la empresa Brivé creó y que es acompañada de la participación activa de cámaras, consejos, asociaciones de…

Read More