Kazakhstan Take the Lead over the Netherlands in Euro Qualifier

In the opening movement of their Euro 2016 qualifier with Holland, Kazakhstan barely ventured into the Dutch half and enjoyed only a slither of the possession, but somehow they took the lead! The Kazakhstanis won a corner in the 17th minute, which Renat Abdulin was able to put into the net via the crossbar with a darting header. Earlier this week, Gregory van der Wiel joked, per Soccer News (via 101 Great Goals), that the only thing he knew about his opponents Read more [...]

Vanessa Hudgens Follows Ashley Tisdale’s Lead & Changes Up ‘Do

Taking a style note from her BFF Ashley Tisdale, Vanessa Hudgens headed to the salon to change up her ‘do. Earlier this afternoon (October 2), the “High School Musical” beauty showed off her newly dyed red locks with a matching pout. Hudgens’ hair styles Nikki Lee shared a photo of the lovely lady and added the caption, “This happened#NineZeroOne #901Girl #RedHair” As previously reported by GossipCenter, Vanessa’s newly married pal Ashley just dyed her locks the ever-popular lavender Read more [...]

George Fischer Joins Verizon to Lead Global Enterprise Sales Organization

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – Christopher Formant, president of Verizon Enterprise Solutions, has named George Fischer as senior vice president of global sales at Verizon Enterprise Solutions. In his role, Fischer is responsible for driving customer growth and increasing revenue through Verizon’s direct and indirect enterprise distribution channels across the North America, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Europe, Middle East and Africa regions. He leads a team of 2,100 sales professionals in 82 countries, Read more [...]

Spurs take 3-1 lead with 107-86 victory over Heat (Yahoo Sports)

It slipped away from the San Antonio Spurs last year, but it would take something special - historic, actually - to stop them now. The Miami Heat would have to make the biggest comeback in NBA Finals history. ''They're the two-time champs, they're a great team, and there is still one more game,'' Spurs guard Tony Parker said. ''We have to win one more game.'' Kawhi Leonard had 20 points and 14 rebounds, and the Spurs routed the Heat again, winning 107-86 on Thursday night to open a commanding 3-1 Read more [...]

Timmy Jernigan ‘Disruptive’ at Ravens OTAs, Pitta Could Lead Team in Catches

The Baltimore Ravens opened their final week of organized team activities on June 9. What sort of impact has rookie Timmy Jernigan made at OTAs?  What's Jernigan's best position along the Ravens defensive line?  Are there any lingering concerns about tight end Dennis Pitta's health?  Can he challenge to lead the team in receptions in 2014? Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun discuss the latest from Ravens OTAs in the video above. Bleacher Report Read more [...]

Pacers pull away from Heat 107-96 to take 1-0 lead (Yahoo Sports)

Indiana is done talking about home-court advantage. The top-seeded Pacers are ready to use it against the two-time defending champs. They took the first step Sunday, when Paul George finished with 24 points and seven assists, David West added 19 points and seven rebounds, and suddenly surging Indiana led wire-to-wire in a 107-96 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. ''It's one that we've been waiting for all year.'' For the first time in this year's playoffs, the Read more [...]

LeBron scores 49, Heat take 3-1 lead over Nets (Yahoo Sports)

LeBron James had done his part to put the Miami Heat in control of the Eastern Conference semifinals, and one last free throw was meaningless except to him. James tied his playoff career high with 49 points, Chris Bosh made the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 57 seconds left, and the Heat beat the Brooklyn Nets 102-96 on Monday night for a 3-1 lead. James carried the Heat nearly the entire way until Bosh hit the shot that put Miami ahead for good - a play where James resisted the temptation to force a Read more [...]