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Fantasy football: Tyreek Hill tops Week 6 wide receiver rankings

Fantasy football: Tyreek Hill tops Week 6 wide receiver rankings

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Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Tyreek Hill, DeAndre Hopkins, Calvin Ridley, Adam Thielen and Mike Evans top my Week 6 fantasy football wide receiver rankings for 2020. Stefon Diggs, Allen Robinson, Cooper Kupp, Davante Adams and JuJu Smith-Schuster round out my Top 10 options for Week 6. Terry McLaurin, Will Fuller, Mecole Hardman and Jarvis Landry also are among my favorite starts this week. Advertisement You should target players who have a good chance to score a touchdown and get a lot of looks from their respective quarterbacks when considering who to start at wide receiver. Los Angeles Chargers, Las Vegas Raiders, New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks players should be removed from starting lineups as they have Week 6 byes. Monitor the status for each of your players' games this week as the coro...
Driver training simulator at Hill AFB expected to save time, money

Driver training simulator at Hill AFB expected to save time, money

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Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Hill Air Force Base in Utah unveiled its new ground transportation simulator, the U.S. Air Force announced on Monday, to improve vehicle operation training and likely save tens of thousands of dollars along the way. The $ 140,000 machine features three 55-inch monitors and audio to simulate driving a variety of military vehicles, including fire trucks, Humvees and MRAPs -- mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles -- in 150 preset scenarios. Weather, road conditions, visibility and equipment malfunctions are pre-programmed to offer practice in varying situations and better prepare them for when they're behind the wheel of the real thing. "The biggest thing this will do is get people used to a vehicle before getting in that vehicle," Chase Terry, vehicle operator training l...
Twins sign free agent pitchers Rich Hill, Homer Bailey

Twins sign free agent pitchers Rich Hill, Homer Bailey

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Dec. 31 (UPI) -- The Minnesota Twins bolstered their starting rotation Tuesday, signing free agent pitchers Rich Hill and Homer Bailey. Bailey and Hill each agreed to one-year deals with the American League Central franchise. Sources told MLB.com and ESPN Bailey's deal is worth $ 7 million, while Hill's contract is worth $ 3 million. Hill, 39, is not expected to play until midseason after having arm surgery. The left-handed pitcher posted a 2.45 ERA and 4-1 record in 13 starts last season for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The veteran starter owns a career 3.82 ERA with a 65-42 record in 284 appearances. Hill played for the Chicago Cubs, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics, in addition to his multiple tenures with the Dodgers. Hill worke...
Kansas City Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill suffers quad injury in camp

Kansas City Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill suffers quad injury in camp

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July 30 (UPI) -- Kansas City Chiefs star wide receiver Tyreek Hill had an early exit from the team's training camp practice Tuesday after suffering a quad injury. League sources told ESPN and Yahoo Sports that Hill was carted off the field after being examined in the medical tent. The wideout sustained a bruised quad and is expected to be fine, according to ESPN. Chiefs cornerback Bashaud Breeland hit Hill while attempting to break up a pass, according to ESPN. The receiver remained on the ground before limping to the medical tent. Hill was stretching and bending his right leg in the tent before a golf cart picked him up and took him away from the practice field. Hill, who was suspended from off-season practices by the Chiefs due to a child abuse investigation regarding his 4-year-old so...
William Hill to shut 700 shops placing 4,500 jobs at risk

William Hill to shut 700 shops placing 4,500 jobs at risk

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By James Sillars, business reporter Gambling firm William Hill has confirmed plans to shut 700 betting shops, placing 4,500 jobs at risk.The bookmaker had threatened such a move before a crackdown on controversial fixed-odds betting terminal (FOBT) stakes was implemented on 1 April. William Hill said in a statement: "Since then the company has seen a significant fall in gaming machine revenues, in line with the guidance given when the government's decision was announced in May 2018." Image: Gamblers used to be able to bet up to 100 pounds every 20 seconds on fixed-odds betting terminals It warned that a "large number of redundancies" was anticipated among the staff affected.It said: "The group wil...