HIEROFANÍA.

HIEROFANÍA.

Hierofanía Es un trabajo de fotografía abierto. Una manera de entender la imagen como símbolo de lo sagrado. En este primer libro he recogido dieciocho imágenes, sensaciones, poemas visuales que no tienen principio y fin, sino vocación de continuidad!
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Much of the Strip remains the same as it ever was.

There are the glitzy signs, even for outfits like CVS and Denny’s. There are Ninja Turtles and Elvis impersonators posing for pictures. There are slot machines, blackjack tables and buffets around every corner. This was the happy, carefree tourist attraction Vegas that was given a pro team.

But for so many members of this community, life will never be the same.

Physical reminders of last Sunday’s shooting are abundant around town—often packaged as uplifting messages of the city’s strength, but still present enough that the grief and gloom is rarely far from mind.

A day after being no-hit by Dodgers left-hander Alex Wood for 5? innings, the Astros scored 13 runs on 14 hits against Kershaw and a parade of relievers. Since the start of the 2012 season — including the playoffs — the Dodgers were 49-1 when Kershaw pitched with at least a four-run lead. Now they’re 49-2.

Vladimir Brodziansky (58.2 percent inside the arc, 30th overall in block rate, per KenPom.com) is a dynamic 6-11 forward who anchors the sleeper of this conference.

It seems like we’ve been waiting for Hertl to break out since a hot start during his rookie year, but this season could be the one where he finally gets rolling. Hertl is averaging 2.5 shots per game, which is back at the level of his 21-goal season in 2014-15 and up from 2.0 last season. Hertl is also fourth on the Sharks in power-play ice time.

After failing to get a shot with the Calgary Flames, Baertschi has found a home in Vancouver. He has made progress over the past two seasons, increasing his goal totals from 15 in 2015-16 to 18 last year. Now he’s playing a career-high 16:38 per game and playing alongside budding young center Bo Horvat.
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Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said the defensive breakdowns are obvious.

It’s not there. But instead of panicking (as we see often from young quarterbacks), Garoppolo calmly maneuvers in the pocket to find an open lane and continues to keep his eyes down the field. This allows Garoppolo to reset his feet/platform and hit Amendola when the wide receiver separates across the field. And the quarterback takes a shot too after throwing this ball. It was a big-time play to move the sticks and continue to drive.

Look, I want quarterbacks who battle, guys who show up in critical moments of the game. Yes, this is only one play. And I get that. But given the situation — down in the fourth quarter and needing a play to continue the drive — I love Garoppolo’s ability to manage the chaos and find a way to advance the sticks against a very good defense.

“We have spurts,” James said. “Defensively, we have spurts, and we know we can get to a point where we can sustain it a little bit longer than what we’ve done so far. So that’s a positive. On the negative side, we’ve had more lulls than we’ve had spurts, and teams — we always know every year — when we have lulls, teams make us pay. It doesn’t matter what they’re shooting, it doesn’t matter how they’re playing, teams are going to make us pay, and it happened again tonight.”

Cleveland let New Orleans Saints make 13 3-pointers after all the open looks the team allowed Orlando, Chicago and Brooklyn take. But Lue’s team’s offense is also lagging behind.

If the Astros win: Verlander is standing in reserve for Game 6, with a likely McCullers-Charlie Morton combo in Game 7 and some Peacock mixed in somewhere. In other words, even with going to L.A., you have to like the Astros’ chances to take one of those two games given the starting-pitcher matchups.

If the Dodgers win: Simple. Do you want to be down 3-2 staring at Verlander? No, you do not.
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Seahawks-Texans trade amended after CB Jeremy Lane fails physical

The Seattle Seahawks and Houston Texans have amended their trade agreement after cornerback Jeremy Lane failed his physical, a source tells ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Lane will revert back to the Seahawks, who had agreed Monday to send him to Houston along with a 2018 fifth-round pick and a 2019 second-round pick for left tackle Duane Brown.

Matt Moore put any thought of a Miami quarterback controversy to rest, throwing a pair of pick-sixes as the Dolphins were shut out at Baltimore.
“I’m pissed. I’m tired of this. I’m tired of the offense being awful,” Gase said. “Guys better need to get their heads right. Coaching staff needs to do a better job, because obviously our players not knowing [what to do] is a direct reflection of them.”

Gase was most upset about the study habits of the players on offense.

“We’re not putting the work in,” he said. “That’s what it comes down to. If you can’t remember it, you shouldn’t be in the NFL. At the end of the day, guys have got to actually take this stuff home and study it. They’re not going to just learn it all in meetings. We’ve got to find guys that’ll actually put forth effort to actually remember this stuff, and it starts with our best players.”

In the new deal, Seattle will give up a higher draft pick to account for Lane’s not being included in the deal. According to the source, Seattle will get Brown and Houston’s 2018 fifth-round pick in exchange for the Seahawks’ 2018 third-rounder and their 2019 second-round pick.

Lane’s salary is guaranteed for 2017, which means the Seahawks wouldn’t free up any cap space by releasing him. The Seahawks might also decide to keep him to help with depth at cornerback, something they were going to need after trading Lane.blues-024

Warriors great Al Attles released from the hospital, much improved

Al Attles’ son says the Golden State Warriors great has been released from the hospital and is much improved.

Suh later said he was “protecting myself” after Mallett “came at me and tried to attack me.”

But Wilson has adapted to the fact that, more so than ever, he is playing in a one-dimensional offense. A quarterback’s ability to adjust on the fly is his most valuable asset.

The quarterback-turned-receiver has been gradually phased out of the Washington offense after signing a one-year, $6 million in the offseason. He didn’t even see the field until the third offensive series of the game for Washington. He hauled in just two catches for 14 yards.

It’s becoming safe to assume that he isn’t going to live up to the contract he received in the offseason and it appears likely that he won’t be with the team in 2018.

The biggest negative of the game for Philadelphia is easily the loss of Jason Peters, a nine-time Pro Bowl left tackle who suffered a knee injury in the third quarter. An air cast was immediately applied and he was taken off the field on a cart.

Good luck with the Wild Card race, Washington and Dallas, because that looks like it’s a wrap.

2. Baltimore’s victory was tainted by the loss of Joe Flacco, who was concussed on a brutal blow from linebacker Kiko Alonso. Flacco had given himself up by sliding at the end of a 9-yard scramble when Alonso lowered his shoulder and delivered a vicious shot that split the quarterback’s helmet and bloodied his ear. Alonso should expect to hear from the league office regarding a possible suspension.blues-001

Texans kneel during national anthem to protest owner Bob McNair

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson agreed to rework his contract to help facilitate Seattle’s trade with the Texans that netted left tackle Duane Brown, MMQB’s Andrew Brandt first reported.

“I truly love this game — the strategy of the game, the relationships in the game, the passion I have for getting the most out of people,” he said. “I want everyone who has an opportunity to be able to experience what I’ve experienced in this game, all the good things that have happened to me because of this game.”

Packers tight end Martellus Bennett wrote on Instagram Story that he’s leaning toward retiring when this NFL season is over.

“After conversations with my family I’m pretty sure these next 8 games will be the conclusion of my NFL career,” Bennett wrote. “To everyone who has poured themselves and time into my life and career. These next games are for you. Thank you.”

Currently in his 10th season in the NFL, Bennett was drafted by the Cowboys in the second round of the 2008 draft. He spent four seasons in Dallas, then one with the Giants, three with the Bears and last season with the Patriots, before moving on to Green Bay this season.

Kapler’s only managerial experience came in 2007 when he took a season off from playing to lead Boston’s Single-A affiliate. He also coached Team Israel during the 2013 World Baseball Classic qualifying period.

The only thing you might worry about is how the Jaguars have been remarkably healthy: Their 11 defensive starters have yet to miss a game this season, and that’s without getting to rotation players such as Dante Fowler Jr. and Aaron Colvin. Marcell Dareus will add another interior pass-rusher to the rotation, as if the Jags needed one.
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Nick Folk had the worst ‘Thursday Night Football’ a kicker could have

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have had kicking issues for a while now. They cut Roberto Aguayo prior to the start of the season after trading up to draft him in the second round of the 2016 NFL draft. Nick Folk was his successor, but he hasn’t been successful either.

The Bucs are probably going to be looking for a new kicker soon. Head coach Dirk Koetter said after the game that he’d be discussing the kicking situation with the general manager, but the team wasn’t going to make any “rash” decisions, even while it brings in other kickers for tryouts:

EJ Manuel was ineffective in relief, completing just 55 percent of his passes and throwing just a single touchdown as Oakland went 0-2 in the games in which he appeared. While that was better than last year’s playoff combination of Matt McGloin and Connor Cook, Carr’s role in the offense remains paramount to the Raiders’ postseason success.

What this means for the Raiders: Oakland could have used Week 6’s matchup against a 1-4 Chargers team as an opportunity to give Carr an extra week of rest, but it’s clear the club sees Sunday’s game as a must-win. It’s easy to see why. The Raiders are already three games behind the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC West. They’re 1.5 games behind the Broncos and already in poor tiebreaker condition in a race that could define 2017’s AFC Wild Card spots.

Los Angeles isn’t much of a threat, but another loss would dig a hole even a returning Carr would struggle to pull his team from.

What this means for Derek Carr: Carr’s broken back always sounded much worse than it was, but this is an impressive recovery from the young quarterback. He started his fourth season as a pro strong, throwing for 492 yards and five touchdowns in his first two games before Washington badgered him into a two-interception performance in an upset loss. He’ll need to regain that early season form to bring Oakland back to .500.
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Chris Long to donate 10 more game checks to support educational equity

Chris Long announced in September that he was donating his first six game checks to fund scholarships in Charlottesville, Va. Wednesday morning, he expanded on that by announcing his Pledge 10 for Tomorrow campaign.

The campaign involves Long donating his next 10 game checks to continue to support educational equity, but there’s another catch: He’s encouraging others to also make a donation.

“Me, personally, I still don’t understand where the touchback came from. It wasn’t like the ball went through the back of the end zone at all.”

Seferian-Jenkins refused to directly criticize the referee. He acknowledged that he bobbled the ball, but he still felt it should’ve counted as a touchdown.

“I feel like I scored,” he said. “But at the end of the day, that’s what the ref called. I’m going to go with what the ref said, and I have to have better ball security.”

Seferian-Jenkins went on to say, “I don’t think it does any good to blast the officials or blast the rule … The rule is the rule. It is what it is. I have to do a better job of ball security. … I feel like I let my team down.”

In Minnesota, Adrian Peterson was technically a backup. Veteran Chester Taylor was coming off a 1200-yard season, and the two men split carries that day at Soldier Field. Peterson was 9th in the league in rushing yards, and had three 100-yard games out of four. The Bears run D had allowed 100 yards just once, and held reigning league MVP LaDainian Tomlinson to 25 yards on 17 carries in week 1.

After upsetting the Packers 27-20 the week before behind Brian Griese and our tight end tag-team of Desmond Clark and Greg Olsen, spirits were high in Chicago. A win against Minnesota would get the Bears back to .500 and the playoff hunt. All eight Tribune reporters picked the Bears to win.
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Jets’ late touchdown vs. Patriots overruled after questionable call by referees

Jets fans are going to be talking about this one all week.

In the middle of the fourth quarter, it appeared that tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins had a touchdown that would have trimmed the Patriots’ lead to three at 24-21. Instead, the play was ruled a fumble out of the end zone.

Trubisky completed 8 of 16 passes for 113 yards and a touchdown, saving his heroics for the extra frame.

Beckham gave New York a fourth-quarter lead over the Chargers with a 48-yard touchdown catch, then dropped to the turf to perform CPR on the lifeless pigskin in his hands as teammate Evan Engram looked on. The procedure, unfortunately, was unsuccessful, and Beckham spiked the ball into the turf seconds later.

What this means for the Giants: Someone has to win this showdown between 0-4 Los Angeles and 0-4 New York. Beckham is doing his best to make sure it’s the Giants. New York had a 22-17 lead with 13:30 to play after his big play.

“Does it hurt to think about it?” Manning said later in the season. “Yeah, because I knew I could have got him out (of bounds). But I thought I could have made a play. It’s funny how things work. You go one way, and it doesn’t turn out for you. If I would have made the strip and we recovered it, we wouldn’t even be talking about that.”

Vikings 34, Bears 17.

“You’re going to score a touchdown on this play.”
The week leading up to the game, there was a lot of talk in Chicago about what had gone wrong that season and what needed to be fixed (spoiler: almost everything).falcons_001

Rose said he is unaware of whether James, Wade and Bosh ever saw the video.

After Rizzo’s big hit, All-Star Wade Davis retired three in a row for his second save of the series. Jayson Werth popped out to Rizzo to end the game.

“We made mistakes,” manager Joe Maddon said. “We made some errors, but then we made some great plays.”

When asked why this revelation was just coming to light now, Rose replied, “I just wanted to see who had my back,” presumably referring to members of the Bulls front office who could have corrected the perception that Rose was hands-off by telling the media about the video that was filmed.

“[The Bulls] didn’t say anything about it,” Rose said. “They sent it; I don’t know if they really actually looked at it or played the video, but I made the video, but at the time it really wasn’t for me to say that.”

“(I’m) just trying to take everything in (and) look around a little bit more trying to, you know, kind of capture some mental images of Wrigley and the fan base and my teammates,” Arrieta said Monday. “(I will) just to try and remember as much as I can about these last couple weeks — if it’s my last time in this uniform.”

Cleveland’s starting lineup will likely change once again whenever Isaiah Thomas returns from a torn labrum in his right hip. He is expected back on the court by late December and will be needed to be worked back into the mix.

It led to Lue’s second touchy conversation in as many weeks with a player that was part of the Cavs’ three straight Eastern Conference crowns to tell him he is being moved to the bench – first it was Tristan Thompson, then it was Smith.steelers_001

Yet Thursday was still the best of the primetime meetings this week.

So for the entirety of Mike Tomlin’s tenure as head coach, the team has never traded away a player during the season. This is a franchise that has a way of doing business: patience with the head coaches, no contract negotiations after the season starts, never trading away players in-season.

Look, if somebody in the league came along offering an All-Pro safety playing on a rookie-level contract, or if a team headed toward the top five in the draft offered its No. 1 pick, the Steelers would do it. Their way of doing things does not include abject stupidity. But not even the poorest-run franchise is going to overpay for a wide receiver whose track record includes a season-long suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.

The “Thursday Night Football” paradox rears its head again in Week 6, for the second straight week.

There are not a ton of compelling matchups this week — and that’s not good considering it’s just the second weekend of October — but the Eagles visiting the Panthers was one of them. Problem is, of course, it was Thursday.

The late-afternoon window is worthwhile, particularly Pittsburgh going to unbeaten Kansas City. Thankfully, neither is on a short week.

Hundley struggled against the Vikings. He finished 18-of-33 passing for 157 yards with a TD and 3 interceptions. The third-year quarterback was groomed within Green Bay’s system, and he is the first option. Hundley likely will start at home next week against New Orleans before the Packers’ bye.tigers_135