Tennessee tracking police deaths, killings

first_imgIn this special podcast episode of “Harvard Chan: This Week in Health,” the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health examines how the state of Tennessee is taking action to more accurately track police deaths and police killings — and explore how that could lead to changes in how police forces operate.“We are starting with the basic principle that first you need to know what the patterns are and then you start doing the kinds of research to try to understand why,” Nancy Krieger, professor of social epidemiology at the Chan School of Public Health, told Voice of America in a July 13 article. Krieger led a study that resulted in a report published this past year.Tracking police killings and police deathslast_img read more

Wilfried Zaha tells Crystal Palace he wants to leave after Arsenal’s failed transfer bid

first_imgZaha scored ten league goals for Palace last season (Picture: Getty)Arsenal legend Ian Wright is confident Zaha would be a ‘magnificent’ signing for his former club.He told The South China Morning Post: ‘We’re trying to get Wilfried Zaha, which would be magnificent.‘You want competition for places. Defensively, I think everyone can agree, we need some strength in there.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves‘You can always strengthen in the midfield. Aaron Ramsey’s gone.‘We need that midfielder who is going to join the front guys and try to contribute with goals.‘Goals is a premium so you always want to be linked with a striker that might be able to come and help.’MORE: Unai Emery convinced Dani Ceballos to join Arsenal in personal phone call Comment Zaha wants to leave Palace when he returns from the Africa Cup of Nations (Picture: Getty)Palace boss Roy Hodgson insists that Arsenal are still some way from meeting their valuation of Zaha.‘I don’t think Arsenal have actually made a bid that has come anywhere near our valuation,’ he said earlier this week.‘I’m sure the player realises that if someone’s going to take him away from us, he’ll expect clubs to pay the market value.‘Until someone does that, there’s not much to discuss regarding Wilf.’ Metro Sport ReporterThursday 18 Jul 2019 4:47 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link8.6kShares Hodgson says Arsenal are yet to meet Palace’s asking price for Zaha (Picture: Getty)Speaking ahead of the Ivory Coast’s last-16 win over Mali, Zaha refused to rule out a move to Arsenal.Asked about Arsenal’s failed £40m offer, Zaha told On Sport: ‘I have no comment on it. The only thing that’s on my mind right now is trying to win this cup [AFCON].’Pushed on whether he would like to play for Arsenal, he replied: ‘I don’t know… we’ll see in the future.’ Wilfried Zaha tells Crystal Palace he wants to leave after Arsenal’s failed transfer bid Arsenal target Wilfried Zaha has told Crystal Palace he wants to leave (Picture: Getty)Wilfried Zaha has reportedly informed Crystal Palace that he wants to leave as he looks to force through his dream move to Arsenal this summer.The Gunners made a bid of around £40m for Zaha, 26, and included the option of three players to sweeten the deal, but Palace were quick to reject the offer.Though Palace were reportedly left ‘furious’ and ‘incensed’ by Arsenal’s opening proposal, Unai Emery remains hopeful of landing the Ivory Coast international.However, the Eagles are holding out for a fee of £70m for Zaha and have no interest in allowing the forward to leave for half that price.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityAccording to Sky Sports, Zaha told Palace that he wishes to leave the club after returning from the 2019 Africa Cup Nations.Arsenal are expected to make another push for the former Manchester United man in the coming days.Zaha – Emery’s number one attacking target – is desperate to join Arsenal, the club he’s supported since he was a child. Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

Dodgers pitchers Anderson, McCarthy use analytics differently

first_img“See what pitches are getting hit, what aren’t. FanGraphs, where my arm slot is on different pitches where you think it’s release the same but it’s not. Some of that stuff has come into play. When it boils down to it, you can’t really think about that during the game.”Broadcast detailsSportsNet LA announced that it will televise 31 of the Dodgers’ 35 spring training games.Vin Scully will call four spring training telecasts: all three Freeway Series games, April 2-4 against the Angels, and a game against the San Francisco Giants on March 27 in Glendale, Arizona. Charley Steiner will be joined by analysts Rick Monday, Kevin Kennedy and Orel Hershiser during the other SNLA broadcasts.Currently, four Dodgers split-squad games will not air live: March 20, 21 and 29 against the Texas Rangers, and March 6 against the Brewers. The games March 20 and 21 are to be played indoors at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The March 6 game is scheduled to air on MLB Network on a delay. This broadcast will not be blacked out in SportsNet LA markets.MLB Network previously announced that it is broadcasting three Dodgers Cactus League games live — March 5 against the White Sox, March 11 against the Cubs and March 12 against the Padres. However, these games will be blacked out in SportsNet LA markets.AlsoPitchers Clayton Kershaw, Brandon League, McCarthy, Anderson, Joe Wieland, Chris Hatcher, Juan Nicasio, Daniel Coulombe, Carlos Frias, Adam Liberatore, Erik Bedard, David Huff, Josh Ravin and Ryan Buchter all threw their first official bullpens of the spring. … Pitcher Sergio Santos, a non-roster invitee, missed today’s workouts due to illness. GLENDALE, Ariz. — In some ways, new Dodgers pitchers Brett Anderson and Brandon McCarthy are cut from the same cloth.They both pitched for the Oakland A’s from 2011-12. There, they got to know current Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi. And Zaidi liked both pitchers enough to sign them this offseason to complete the Dodgers’ starting rotation: Anderson to a one-year, $10 million base contract and McCarthy for four years and $48 million.What’s more, they share a similar sense of humor. Anyone who follows the pair on Twitter knows this firsthand.One area where they differ is how they incorporate analytics into their game. McCarthy has been an outspoken proponent of new schools of thought, to the point of using Pitch f/x data to make adjustments from game to game. Anderson isn’t as outspoken about his use of analytics.“You can only, at least in my mind, read so many stats and look at so many things before you go out there and think, ‘OK, how am I going to get Matt Kemp out this time?’” Anderson said. “You can do all the planning going into it, but then gut instinct and feel kind of takes over a little bit. It’s a fine line between doing that, watching too much video and doing it in the game.”With Zaidi and Andrew Friedman in charge of the Dodgers, Anderson figures to have as much information as he can absorb at his disposal. He won’t turn down all of it.“I kind of do both sides — gut instinct and analytics,” Anderson said. “I think Farhan and some of those guys definitely had an impact on that.”So what data does he pay attention to?center_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more