Ryan Ford Detroit Free Press Published 9:00 AM EDT Apr 3, 2019 The Spartans are headed to their 10th Final Four, sixth most in NCAA history. North Carolina has the most all-time, with 20, followed by UCLA (18), Kentucky (17), Duke (16), Kansas (15) and Ohio State (11). Eight of those Final Fours have come since 1999, under Tom Izzo. No program has more Final Four appearances in that span than the Spartans. Free Press sports writer Ryan Ford takes a look at the Spartans’ nine previous Final Fours: More: Michigan State vs. Texas Tech in Final Four: Scouting report, prediction 1957: Gang Green Coach: Forddy Anderson (third year at MSU). Record: 16-10, 10-4 Big Ten. Qualified: Auto-bid, no seed, Mideast region Final Four location: Kansas City, Missouri. The road to the Final Four: The Spartans had a bye in the first round, then edged Notre Dame by two in the regional semifinal in Lexington, Kentucky. In the regional final, MSU overcame a 12-point halftime deficit and … [Read more...] about Michigan State basketball: Final Four history through the years
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By Jeff Collins | Southern California News Group PUBLISHED: March 19, 2019 at 5:02 am | UPDATED: March 19, 2019 at 7:38 am Travis Page, owner of Clover’s Lawn Service, rakes leaves at an Opendoor house on Joltaire Way in Winchester in December. Opendoor became the fourth iBuyer to start operating in Southern California. Although iBuyers have been active since 2014, the online home-buying model didn’t reach Southern California until 2017. (Photo by Frank Bellino, contributing photographer) Southern California is relatively new to the iBuyer trend, which prefers markets with large expanses of cookie cutter tract housing to make it easier to accurately price houses. While iBuying has been in full swing in places like Phoenix for several years, the first iBuyers started working in Southrn California in 2017. In the past six months, RedfinNow expanded from the Inland Empire into Orange and Los Angeles counties. Opendoor and Zillow Offers recently announced plans to expand … [Read more...] about What’s an iBuyer? These companies will buy your home quicker, but at what cost?
By Robert Salonga | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: February 4, 2019 at 3:21 pm | UPDATED: February 5, 2019 at 8:13 am SAN JOSE — After admitting to stealing more than $1 million in bitcoin and other online cryptocurrency, a Boston-area man faces 10 years in prison for commandeering victims’ smartphones to access their digital assets, authorities said. Joel Ortiz, 20, pleaded no contest on Jan. 24 after being charged with 41 counts that included grand theft, identity theft and assorted computer crimes linked to 13 identified victims. Ortiz’s entered the no contest plea — which has the same effect as a guilty plea — to eight counts involving victims who suffered a tangible monetary loss, and in what is known as a Harvey waiver, accepted restitution responsibilities for the victims in the remaining charges. He is scheduled for sentencing March 14 and remains in the Elmwood men’s jail, where he has been held on $1 … [Read more...] about Cryptocurrency thief cops to million-dollar hacking scheme as Santa Clara County tech squad builds rep
Updated 8:05 am PST, Saturday, January 19, 2019 In a Jan. 10, 2019 photo, trucks at the I-80 Truckstop make their way to parking spots as a driver walks toward the main building in Walcott, Iowa. Truck drivers crossing Iowa's interstates will soon be able to find a parking spot for their big rigs using a system known as Trucks Park Here, a high-tech system by the Iowa Department of Transportation. (Andy Abeyta/Quad City Times via AP) less In a Jan. 10, 2019 photo, trucks at the I-80 Truckstop make their way to parking spots as a driver walks toward the main building in Walcott, Iowa. Truck drivers crossing Iowa's interstates will soon be able ... more Photo: Andy Abeyta, AP Photo: Andy Abeyta, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 In a Jan. 10, 2019 photo, trucks at … [Read more...] about Iowa to launch new system to help truck drivers find parking
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In A monthlong visit to observatories in Chile, Hawaii and Los Angeles revealed spellbinding visions of the heavens. The Atacama Desert in Chile is arguably the best place in the world to see the night sky. Above are antennas of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, known as ALMA. Credit Credit Tomas Munita for The New York Times Supported by ByPeter Kujawinski Nov. 12, 2018 After 30 hours It was the first night of a monthlong journey to visit astronomy observatories in Chile, Los Angeles and Hawaii. Whether designed for professional use or for the general public, observatories nurture humanity’s explorations of the cosmos. They spark wonder and discovery, but even before I set foot inside the first one, I was seeing outer space in a spellbinding new way. That first night in the Atacama, arguably the best place in the world to see the night sky, … [Read more...] about Where Will Science Take Us? To the Stars