Posts Tagged ‘New York Jets’

Frank Gore says he and Joe Staley are the greatest RB/OT combo in NFL history

Friday, August 7th, 2020

For San Francisco 49ers fans, losing two Super Bowls, and two NFC Championship games in the last 10 years has caused plenty of anguish. Not too far behind the two losses, is the regret of not having seen legendary running back Frank Gore win a title. The ageless one spent 10 seasons with the Niners, racking up 11,073 rushing yards, and 64 touchdowns over 148 games with San Francisco.

Jets receiver Josh Doctson opts out over coronavirus concerns

Friday, August 7th, 2020

Jets wide receiver Josh Doctson opted out of the 2020 season before Thursday’s deadline. Doctson is the third Jets player, following linebacker C.J. Mosley and offensive lineman Leo Koloamatangi, to opt out over COVID-19 concerns. The Jets signed Doctson in February hoping he could provide some depth at receiver.

Jets’ Chris Herndon looking to rebound after lost season

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

The 24-year-old now calls the missed season a learning experience. It really taught me how fast this all can be taken, not to take it for granted and just have an extreme amount of appreciation to be out there,” Herndon said on a Zoom call Thursday. Herndon is now back on the field, working with his teammates.

Josh Doctson becomes 3rd Jets player to opt-out of 2020 season

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

WR Josh Doctson became the third Jets player to opt-out of the 2020 season on Thursday, joining LB C.J. Mosley and OL Leo Koloamatangi. NFL players had until 4 p.m. on Thursday to opt-out.

As deadline passes, WR Josh Doctson becomes third Jets player to opt out over coronavirus

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

New York Jets receiver Josh Doctson, who signed with the team earlier this year in the hopes of jumpstarting his career, opted out of the season on Thursday because of concerns over COVID-19. Doctson opted out before Thursday’s 4 p.m. deadline, becoming the third Jets player to decide against playing football during a pandemic.

2 dead in South Williamson house fire

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

SOUTH WILLIAMSON, Ky. WSAZ) – Two people died Thursday morning in a house fire in South Williamson, firefighters say. First responders were notified around 3:30 a.m.

Wide receiver Josh Doctson becomes third Jets player to opt-out of 2020 season

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Doctson, who signed a one-year, $825,000 deal in the offseason, spent most of last year on the Vikings injured reserve list. He spent three disappointing seasons with Washington (81 receptions for 1,100 yards, eight touchdowns) after being a 2016 first-round pick.

AGF Management Limited (AGF) Confirms Court Sanction of Smith & Williamson Merger

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

TORONTO, Aug. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Further to the announcement made July 31, 2020, AGF Management Limited (TSX:AGF.B) (AGF) today confirms that the merger between Tilney and Smith & Williamson to create one of the U.K’s leading integrated wealth management and professional services groups has received Court sanction. The merger is expected to complete on September 1, 2020. “As a long-standing member of the Smith & Williamson Board, and on behalf of AGF, I would like to congratulate Smith & Williamson and Tilney on the approval of this merger,” said Blake C. Goldring, Executive Chairman, AGF. “This merger delivers on our long-term investment strategy in the U.K. and we are excited by the opportunities completing this transaction provides AGF.”AGF first entered the U.K. private client space with an initial investment in U.K.-based private client asset manager NCL (Securities) Limited in 1998, which later led to making a further investment into an enlarged company created by the merger of NCL and Smith & Williamson in 2002.“The closure of this transaction affords AGF greater flexibility to further invest in strategic areas of growth for the firm,” said Kevin McCreadie, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, AGF. “Additionally, to deliver continued value for our shareholders, we anticipate using the proceeds to fund future share buybacks and service debt repayment.”Based on the terms of the transaction structure, AGF estimates that it will receive total cash of approximately £177 million (approximately C$297 million), excluding tax and one-time expenses and subject to closing adjustments. Net cash after tax and one-time expenses will be approximately £164 million (approximately C$275 million). Total cash includes dividends and distributions of up to £28 million (approximately C$47 million) comprised of – an interim dividend of £2.7 million (C$4.5 million) that was received on February 7, 2020, an interim dividend of £5.3 million (C$8.9 million) that was received on June 26, 2020 and, immediately before closing, an estimated special distribution of approximately £20 million (approximately C$33 million). On closing, AGF is expected to receive cash proceeds of approximately £149 million (approximately C$250 million) compared to an estimated book value at closing of approximately C$150.0 million. Upon completion of the transaction, AGF will no longer retain any equity consideration in the merged group.The Company has entered into a forward contract to secure AGF’s cash consideration at an exchange rate of 1.68.All approximated Canadian dollar figures assume an exchange rate of 1.68.ABOUT AGF MANAGEMENT LIMITEDFounded in 1957, AGF Management Limited (AGF) is an independent and globally diverse asset management firm. AGF brings a disciplined approach to delivering excellence in investment management through its fundamental, quantitative, alternative and high-net-worth businesses focused on providing an exceptional client experience. AGF’s suite of investment solutions extends globally to a wide range of clients, from financial advisors and individual investors to institutional investors including pension plans, corporate plans, sovereign wealth funds and endowments and foundations. AGF has investment operations and client servicing teams on the ground in North America, Europe and Asia. With nearly $36 billion in total assets under management, AGF serves more than one million investors. AGF trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol AGF.B.Media Contact:Amanda Marchment Director, Corporate Communications 416-865-4160, amanda.marchment@agf.com

Avery Williamson knows he’ll be ready for season after torn ACL

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

Jets linebacker Avery Williamson probably didn't have a negative reaction to the news that the NFL wouldn't have any preseason games this summer. Williamson didn't make it out of the preseason last year. He tore his ACL when he collided with a teammate while playing with the team's second unit in their second preseason game. [more]

NFL could lose billions on the ticket market if fans are barred from stadiums

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

The NFL could stand to lose a whopping $7 billion should fans be barred from attending games of any kind during the regular season this year, according to data from an event ticket search engine.