first_imgMeralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball PLAY LIST 05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Ramirez looks ahead to Asian Games success, Olympic gold Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Allan Caidic, who terrorized the opposition with his hot hands in the collegiate and professional leagues, isn’t surprised that UAAP champion Ateneo has the most number of players strutting their wares in the Philippine Basketball Association.Like the legendary University of the East gunner, fellow PBA Hall of Famer and four-time Most Valuable Player Ramon Fernandez, now a commissioner of the Philippine Sports Commission, and new Phoenix Fuel Masters head coach Louie Alas know there are more Blue Eagles than La Salle Green Archers or FEU Tamaraws in the pro ranks.ADVERTISEMENT UE teammate and another PBA great, Jerry Codiñera, shared Caidic’s observation, saying that players want to be identified with Ateneo because of alumni and fans’ support, not to mention its marketing savvy.“Teams are inclined to get players from schools with winning tradition and Ateneo has a winning tradition,” said Caidic, who won three MVP awards during the Red Warriors’ three UAAP championships in 1982, 1984 and 1985.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkCurrently, there are 20 Blue Eagles in the pro ranks—Chris Tiu, Von Pessumal, Frank Golla, Nico Salva, Chris Newsome, Emman Monfort, Juami Tiongson, Larry Fonacier, Kiefer Ravena, Rabeh Al-Hussaini, Ponzo Gotladera, JC Intal, Justin Chua, Doug Kramer, Noy Baclao, LA Tenorio, Greg Slaughter, Japeth Aguilar, Poy Erram and Nico Elorde.Terrence Romeo of GlobalPort heads 14 pros from FEU, the same number of players from NCAA champion San Beda. La Salle has 10.Alas, a star out of Adamson, shares the belief that Ateneo’s recruitment program is a gem while Fernandez noted that Ateneo has a wide network of contacts and the finances to recruit blue-chip players. Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikinacenter_img Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson MOST READ LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

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first_imgMilwaukee Bucks guard Eric Bledsoe (6) shoots as Los Angeles Lakers forward Josh Hart (5) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles Friday, March 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)LOS ANGELES — Eric Bledsoe scored 11 of his 39 points in overtime, and the Milwaukee Bucks overcame a huge comeback by the Los Angeles Lakers to win 124-122 on Friday night.Khris Middleton added 28 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 for the Bucks, who won their third straight game and second in two nights. They beat the Golden State Warriors on Thursday.ADVERTISEMENT Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters LATEST STORIES Randle dunked the ball ferociously over Tyler Zeller to give the Lakers a 21-17 lead midway through the first quarter. Los Angeles trailed 39-34 despite shooting 78 percent from the field in that period.TIP-INSBucks: Made 11 3-pointers.Lakers: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was ejected late in the second quarter after vociferously arguing a non-call. He had to be restrained by coach Luke Walton and teammates.UP NEXTBucks: At the Denver Nuggets on Sunday.Lakers: Host the Sacramento Kings on Sunday.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READ Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Los Angeles outscored Milwaukee 29-15 to send the game into overtime.Kuzma gave the Lakers a 107-106 lead with 4:57 remaining in the game. It was the first lead for Los Angeles since the first quarter, when it led 21-19 with 5:57 left in the period.Milwaukee built a 20-point lead late in the third quarter that culminated in Brandon Jennings assisting back-to-back baskets by Jabari Parker and Tyler Zeller.Ivica Zubac scored 12 points in the fourth quarter and ignited a 29-9 run that bridged the third and fourth periods for the Lakers. Zubac finished with 16 points.Antetokounmpo made two free throws to cap a 7-0 run and give the Bucks a 50-40 lead with 7:59 remaining in the first half. Los Angeles pulled within six, but fell behind by as many as 14 in the second quarter.ADVERTISEMENT Millsap scores 36 as Nuggets top Thunder in OT Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Bledsoe scored nine straight points to start the overtime period and give the Bucks a 121-112 lead with 2:35 remaining.The Lakers responded with an 8-0 run. Antetokounmpo split a pair of free throws with 16.4 seconds remaining, and Kyle Kuzma missed a shot on the next possession. Bledsoe made two free throws with 2 seconds remaining seal the win for Milwaukee.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownKuzma had 27 points for the Lakers, who will finish with a losing record on the season. Brook Lopez added 20 points, while Julius Randle had 18 points and 10 rebounds.Randle tied the game at 112 on a layup with 1:30 to go in regulation. Bledsoe and Middleton both had opportunities to give the Bucks the lead in the closing seconds, but they each missed. View commentslast_img read more

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first_imgCHARLIE LAKE, B.C. – Ritch Hosker took the crown on Sunday as the Lakepoint Golf Club Champion for 2016.The Lakepoint Club Championship took place at the club along the shores of Charlie Lake on Saturday and Sunday. Hosker won the Championship flight after shooting a +7 151. He shot a 76 on Saturday, and improved to shoot a 75 on Sunday. Jake Lane finished five shots back from Hosker with a 156, while Travis Eggers was hot on Lane’s heals, shooting a 157.In the Men’s First flight comprised of golfers with a handicap of 11 or more, Jim McKinnon’s 175 was good for first place. Brian Baker was only one shot back, shooting a 176, while Cory Lind came third with a score of 186 after 36 holes.- Advertisement -The Ladies flight saw Kelly Smeeth win with a score of 190. Smeeth shot a 98 on Saturday, before turning up the heat an shooting a 92 yesterday. Shelly March and Linda Harvey came in second and third, shooting a 193 and 199 respectively.Gene Danyluk shot a 154 to triumph over Percy Peterkin and Larry London in the Seniors flight. Peterkin shot a 171, while London shot a 173.The Lakepoint Golf Club will be open for the remainder of the season, until at least Thanksgiving, or after the first snow sticks.Advertisementlast_img read more

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first_imgRENO, Nev. – Nevada Democrats on Saturday approved the rules that will govern their new early presidential caucus and stuck closely to the model set by first-in-the-nation Iowa. The caucus will take place at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 19. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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first_img“I would prefer to avoid them, they’d be tough opponents.”In the interview with the Argentinian television station, Messi named Brazil, Germany and France alongside Spain as favourites to take the World Cup crown in Russia.“I think that at the moment, they’re the strongest teams who give the best impressions, those who are playing best, with the best individuals.”Messi also broached Argentina’s last-gasp qualification for the World Cup finals, which the Barcelona star sealed with a hat-trick in a rare 3-1 away victory over Ecuador.“I always believed we’d get there, but I thought we would have tied up qualification before the Ecuador game,” said Messi, reiterating that he would like to end his career in his Argentinian birthplace of Rosario.“I would love to play for Newell’s Old Boys, in the stadium where I’ve seen so many matches,” he said.“I don’t know what’s going to happen in the coming years, how I’m going to feel. I live from day to day, I’m not focused on the future.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Argentina’s forward Lionel Messi takes part in a training session in Moscow on November 7, 2017 © AFP/File / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEVBUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Nov 8 – Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi says the worst possible draw for his Argentina side at next year’s World Cup would be Spain in the first round.“The worst that could happen to us would be to draw Spain at the group stages,” Messi told TyC Sports Wednesday from Moscow where Argentina play Russia in a friendly on Saturday.last_img read more

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first_img Gareth Bale celebrates his winning goal for Real Madrid Tune in to talkSPORT 2 for all the latest La Liga news and top match commentaryGareth Bale scored a late header as Real Madrid beat Real Sociedad 1-0 to seal their tenth consecutive win and move to the top of the La Liga table.But with Spanish title rivals Barcelona and Atletico Madrid – now trailing Real by two points – both playing later on Saturday, they’re unlikely to stay there for very long.Los Blancos may have been without Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema, but this time it was Welsh wizard Bale who played the role of match-winner.He finishing was wasteful as he missed a number of clear chances earlier in the match, but he made no mistake when it mattered most as he rose to thump in Lucas Vazquez’s cross on 80 minutes.The Wales star scored twice in last week’s victory over Rayo Vallecano, and his 19th goal of the campaign ensures Real keep pace with title pacesetters Barca and Atleti with only two games left.Check out Bale’s winning goal below! 1last_img read more

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first_imgSINGER Daniel O’Donnell has led tributes to the late great Irish actor Maureen O’Hara who died at the weekend.“I was so sad to hear of the passing of Maureen O Hara RIP,” said Daniel pictured with the star here.“She was a true legend of the silver screen but most of all a lovely lady.” Maureen O’Hara who passed away on Saturday at her home in the US. She was 95.President Michael D Higgins described her as an outstanding and versatile actress whose work would endure for many years to come.One of Ireland’s best known and loved performers, Maureen O’Hara was a trailblazer in Hollywood for the Irish actors that followed.Her screen career spanned seven decades and she was loved by generations of film fans for her role as Mary Kate opposite her great friend John Wayne in John Ford’s The Quiet Man. Her other credits included Jamaica Inn, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, How Green Was My Valley, Miracle on 34th Street, Sinbad the Sailor, Rio Grande, The Parent Trap and Only the Lonely.A statement from her family read: “Maureen was our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She passed peacefully surrounded by her loving family as they celebrated her life listening to music from her favorite movie, The Quiet Man.“Her characters were feisty and fearless, just as she was in real life. She was also proudly Irish and spent her entire lifetime sharing her heritage and the wonderful culture of the Emerald Isle with the world.”“While we mourn the loss of a very wonderful woman, we also celebrate her remarkable life and hope that it serves as an example to young people around the world, especially in Ireland, to work hard to make their dreams come true and to always have the courage to stand up for themselves.“For those who may ask what they can do to honour Maureen, we have a simple request: visit Ireland one day and think of her.” On the eve of her 95th birthday in August, she said: “It’s been a good life. I’ve had a wonderful career and enjoyed making movies. I was fortunate to have made pictures with many of the greats, both actors and directors. I’ve no regrets.”DANIEL’S SADNESS AT DEATH OF MAUREEN O’HARA was last modified: October 25th, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:daniel o’donnelldeadMAUREEN O’HARAlast_img read more

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first_imgDrake (19-16, 3-6 MVC) had a three-run third inning, including a two-run home run by freshman Abby Buie (Gardner, Kan.) followed by back-to-back doubles from Roemmich and Sowa for a 3-0 lead. Story Links Photo Gallery DES MOINES, Iowa – A walk-off single by senior Megan Sowa (Gurnee, Ill.) scored freshman Mandi Roemmich (West Des Moines, Iowa) to complete the Drake University softball team’s series sweep of Indiana State Sunday afternoon with a 4-3 victory at Ron Buel Field. Preview Next Game: Evansville 4/8/2017 – 2 PM Watch Live Drake will continue its homestand with a midweek game against in-state opponent Iowa on Wednesday, April 5 at 6 p.m. before continuing its MVC schedule with a three-game series against Evansville on April 8 and 9.  Print Friendly Version Live Stats After hitting her first career home run Saturday in the first game, Buie answered with the second of her career Sunday going 2-for-3 at the plate with two runs batted in and one run scored. Sowa recorded a hit in every game this series, going 2-for-3 in the series finale with a double and two RBIs. Senior pitcher Kailee Smith (Murrieta, Calif.) earned her third win of the weekend and moved to 10-11 on the season. Smith pitched seven innings and allowed three unearned runs on seven hits with two walks and two strikeouts. The Valley on ESPN3 Indiana State (15-17, 2-7 MVC) answered the Bulldogs runs in the bottom of the fifth with three runs of its own. Full Schedule Roster last_img read more

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first_imgA Donegal boy left devastated after missing out on tickets to the Comic Convention in San Diego is this evening celebrating after getting passes for the ENTIRE weekend.Ray D’ArcyLochlainn Kelly 13, suffers from Aspergers Syndrome and had been planning his ‘dream’ holiday for over two years.A fortnight ago, Buncrana lad Lochlainn accompanied by his brother Rory went online to secure tickets to the world famous convention. However, they were unable to get tickets for any of the dates.Despite booking flights and accommodation for the trip to San Diego, Lochlainn no longer wanted to go if he wasn’t able to go to Comic Con.His brother Rory launched an online campaign in a desperate attempt to find Lochlainn passes for the trip.Donegal Daily highlighted the campaign earlier in the week and that story sparked a huge reaction not only across Donegal but also nationwide. Rory appeared on the Ray D’Arcy show on RTE Radio this afternoon and was left flabbergasted when the popular host informed Rory that Lochlainn had passes for the entire weekend.Rory took to his own Facebook account to thank everyone for their support and expressed his delight for Lochlainn.Rory said, “Unbelievable!! My brother Lochláinn Kelly has just got his FULL-WEEKEND PASSES for Comic Con 2015 from the Ray D’Arcy Show! Thank you all so so much! You’s bunch of absolute legends!His sister also posted, “Lochláinn Kelly is going to Comic Con! His prayers have been answered with thanks to Ray Darcy and RTE Radio 1! Best news we could have got this week!”Well done Rory Kelly for your online campaign! And a massive thanks to everyone who has liked, shared, and provided us with information to help make his dream come true! DELIGHT FOR DONEGAL BOY AS HE SECURES GOLDEN TICKETS FOR DREAM HOLIDAY was last modified: March 6th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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first_img Tags: 2019 U17 AFCONFabin Paa Kwasi SamuelJackson Mageratopuganda cubs Magera (left) and Kwesi (right) during one of the training sessions in Kenya recently. (FUFA Photos)CAF U17-AFCON FinalsDar es Salaam, Tanzania14th – 28th AprilNAIROBI – The Uganda U17 National football team, the Cubs have finally departed for Tanzania ahead of the 2019 U17 AFCON finals.They have been in Kenya for 10 days where they had been training in order at acclimatize to high temperatures which are equivalent to those in Dar es Salaam.While in Kenya, they played two build up games against the Kenya U18 (0-0) and Gor Mahia FC U20 (4-4).A contingent of 31 personnel which comprised of 21 players and 10 officials left Nairobi for Dar es Salaam aboard Kenya Airways on Wednesday morning.Before departure, the team head coach Kwesi Fabin praised his assistant Jackson Magera and also sighted his team’s improvement.“I think they are doing well and fortunately, we have an able assistant who did a good job, said Kwesi.“Therefore, we are just adding onto what has been done already and so far it’s been good.“It is common knowledge that when you gather children at the U17 level and move them out of their country to another (country), it gives them enough energy to work hard due to that excitement and since we came in Kenya the boys have performed very well and improved day by day.The Cubs are expected to carry out a mandatory Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) test on Thursday 11th April before their first fixture against Angola on Sunday.The Cubs will carry out MRI tests on Thursday.Uganda is in group A along with the hosts Tanzania, Nigeria and Angola.The top two teams in each of the two groups will qualify automatically for the U17 FIFA World Cup that will be held in Brazil.The 2019 AFCON U17 Groups:Group A: Tanzania, Angola, Nigeria, and UgandaGroup B: Guinea, Cameroon, Senegal, and MoroccoThe Cubs’ fixtures at the 2019 AFCON U17 Finals:-Angola vs Uganda (Sunday, 14-04-2019).-Uganda vs Tanzania (Wednesday, 17-04-2019).-Nigeria vs Uganda (Saturday, 20-04-2019).The Cubs squad for the 2019 U17 AFCON Finals:Goalkeepers: Oyo Delton (Kirinya Jinja SS FC), Jack Komakech (Ndejje University FC), and Mubiru Patrick (Bright Stars FC).Out Field Players: Kevin Ssekimbegga (Express FC), Ibrahim Juma (KCCA FC), Kasozi Samson (Bright Stars FC), Kizito Mugweri Gavin (Vipers SC), Opira Innocent (Ndejje University), Ssekajja Davis (Bright Stars FC), Kakaire Thomas (Bright Stars FC), Iddi Abdul Wahid (Cagliari FC – Italy), Mwaka Polycarp (Ndejje University FC), Opaala Edrine Mukisa (Kirinya Jinja SS FC), John Kokas Alou (URA FC), Jarieko James (Paidha Black Angels FC), Asaba Ivan (Vipers SC), Najib Yiga (Vipers SC), Mugulusi Isma (Kirinya Jinja SS FC), Mugisha Rogers (Mbarara City FC), Opiro Justine(KCCA SA), Kawooya Andrew (Vipers SC).Officials:Ariga Rasoul – Leader of DelegationPaa Samuel Kwesi Fabin – Head CoachMagera Jackson – 1st Assistant coachHamuza Lutalo – 2nd Assistant coachMubarak Kiberu – Goalkeeper coachOsei-Owusu Derrick – Physical fitness coachEmmanuel Nakabago – Team DoctorBashir Mutyaba – Team CoordinatorOmaria Bosco – Team Media OfficerBumpenje Frank – Kit ManagerComments last_img read more

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