first_imgHonorable Mention: Breanna Wright, Abilene Christian; Shania Woods, New Orleans. Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Taylor Baudoin, Central Arkansas – Sr. – Forward – Columbus, Miss.Baudoin was named the Most Valuable Player of the Florida International Holiday Classic as the Sugar Bears defeated Clemson and North Dakota State to claim the tournament championship. She averaged 14 points and 7.5 rebounds, shooting 65 percent from the field for the week, including 88.9 percent (8-9) against Clemson. The Columbus, Miss., native currently ranks sixth in the conference in scoring (14.5 points per game) and second in field goal percentage (.531, 68-128). The Sugar Bears (7-4) aim to defend their back-to-back Southland championships, beginning with their conference opener at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (7-4) tomorrow, followed by a New Year’s Eve clash at home against Southeastern Louisiana (1-10). Both games tip off at 1 p.m. CT. 2017-18 Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Week Eight Notes (PDF)FRISCO, Texas – Central Arkansas senior forward Taylor Baudoin is the Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the second time this season, the league announced Wednesday. Southland Conference Players of the Week are presented by UniversalCoin.com. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on at least 25 percent of ballots.last_img read more

first_imgFRISCO, Texas – Northwestern State junior Micah Larkins and Southeastern Louisiana junior Rodney Ruffin are the Southland Conference Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. Southland Athletes of the Week are presented by UniversalCoin.com. This marks the second consecutive week that Northwestern State and Southeastern Louisiana won the respective awards. Honorable Mention: Brian O’Bonna, Lamar; Eric Moore, Central Arkansas. Honorable Mention: Markus Schweikert, Central Arkansas; Cliff Resias, Southeastern Louisiana. Both teams next head to Austin this week for the Texas Relays from Wednesday to Saturday.center_img Men’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week – Rodney Ruffin, Southeastern Louisiana – Jr. – Gautier, Miss.Ruffin broke a 41-year-old program record with a winning jump of 26-07.00 at the Southeastern-Southern Dual Meet on Friday. He eclipsed the old mark, the third-oldest in the Lions’ record book, by 4.5 inches. The distance ranks first in the country this season. He also helped the Lions to a win in the 4x100m in 41.07. Men’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week – Micah Larkins, Northwestern State – Jr. – Princeton, La.Larkins ran the nation’s fifth-fastest time (10.26) and the fastest legal time (1.8) to take gold in the 100m dash at UT Arlington’s Bobby Lane Invitational. Larkins’ time is third in the East region and first in the Southland Conference this year. He took another gold in the 200m with the seventh fastest time in the nation (20.83) and the third fastest in the region. The Princeton, La., native’s time is second in the conference. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on at least 25 percent of ballots.last_img read more

first_imgJAMIE CARRAGHER claimed the Manchester United board “would not be doing their job properly” if they fail to contact Mauricio Pochettino about replacing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.The Old Trafford legend came under-fire last month after a 1-0 defeat to Newcastle left his team 12th and just two points above the relegation zone.2 Jamie Carragher says Man Utd must approach Mauricio Pochettino if results under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer do not improveBut four matches on and eight points better off, pressure still remains on Solskjaer as United sit ninth in the table.It comes after Tottenham sacked Pochettino, who has long been linked with an Old Trafford switch, and replaced him with ex-Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho.And with the in-demand Argentine available, Carragher said the United board will fail the club if they do not contact him if results do not improve.He told Sky Sports: “In terms of Ole, there’s no doubt Pochettino was the one they originally wanted and Solskjaer did so well that it forced United to give him the job. “I agree that he should be allowed in January to get what he needs and look after himself but at the top of United, if this continues into Christmas or January, this is Manchester United, one win in 11 away from home since March.“With a guy like Pochettino who could take this club forward, they would not be doing their job properly if they weren’t in contact with him.”After Poch’s shock dismissal, the ex-Spurs manager was straight away linked with taking over at Barcelona, Bayern Munich and United.But Solskjaer is adamant his job is not under threat.He said: “It doesn’t bother me at all.Man Utd boss Solskjaer says it’s great to have Mourinho back and shrugs off threat of Pochettino Manchester United News ODS ON?Ighalo to leave Man Utd TOMORROW unless dramatic extension can be reachedDEVIL’S ADVOCATEEx-Man Utd star Chadwick dreaded being picked for Keane’s team in trainingPicturedTRAINING DAYFernandes back in his Mini while Pogba arrives for training in yellow FerrariMARCSMANWatch Rashford floor Man Utd team-mates with ‘naughty’ bit of skill in trainingGossip’DEAD’ PAULPogba’s proposed £15m-a-year Real transfer risks wage row after virus pay cutOD TO JOYMan Utd ‘very close’ to extending Ighalo deal says agent in dramatic U-turnLive BlogUTD LATESTMan Utd news LIVE: All the latest updates and gossip from Old TraffordLive BlogUNITED LATESTMan Utd news LIVE: All the latest updates and transfer news from Old Trafford“I’ve got the best job in the world and I am sure if you’re in a job or if you’re out of a job and you’re a manager, you’d want this job.“So, it doesn’t really matter, whatever happens around it. I’ve got to focus on my job at Man United, do it as well as we can.“Obviously I speak with Ed (Woodward, executive vice-chairman), speak with the owners all the time about how we are going to move the club forward and that doesn’t change if some other clubs change their managers.”2 Solskjaer is adamant his job is not under threatCredit: Getty – Contributorlast_img read more

first_imgA joint committee for security has been created for security operations during the World Cup.This comprises of the PNG Defence Force, Customs, National Airport Corporation, Department of Transport, the National Maritime and Safety Authority, National Security Advisory Council, PNG Fire Service, NCDC and the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary (RPNGC) as the lead agency for public safety and security plans.Chief Executive Officer of the Local Organising Committee (LOC), Seamus Marten said preparations are going according to schedule.He stated that security planning is also an important area for FIFA because there will be visiting guests including 16 international teams that will be coming into the country for the event.“The security plan is not only to ensure the safety of the participating teams but also the security of the fans, international media and visiting guests that will be in Port Moresby during the three-week tournament.”“We want the fans and the people who come to Port Moresby to enjoy a world class event in a safe and secure environment,” said Marten.Chairman of the committee for security, RPNGC Director Community Policing Superintendent, John Kolopen added that an operational order has been drafted that includes contributions by the other stakeholders.He said the operational order will have to be endorsed by the RPNGC commissioner and then the National Executive Council depending on the details of the operation.“The operational order will include FIFA requirements which call for 60 per cent of the security personnel to be female,” said Kolopen.Security manager for the LOC, Hetahu Lohia said that an expression of interest for the use of private security firms will be published at the end of this month for private security firms to apply.“The announcement of the successful applicants will be made at the end of August.“The successful security firms will provide security at the match venues, training venues and the accommodation sites,” said Lohia.last_img read more

first_imgCuellar was expelled in the added time of Atlético-Leganés, action that gave rise to a brawl that caused the game to be extended several minutes more than the four that Mateu had scored. The referee explains in the minutes why of expulsion by double yellow of the goalkeeper. The first had been in the 76th minute ‘to protest and the second, the controversy, came in 93’ for “pretending to have been attacked by a ball boy and address me making observations, insisting on that incident. “ In the images of Movistar you can see that the Pichu goes behind the goal for a ball, eager to waste time, and there falls to the ground after a slight confrontation with one of the ball bouncers. Mateu goes to the player and after a brief dialogue with him asking him to take out door already, he shows her the yellow one and, immediately, the red one. On what happens next, the referee explains in ‘Other incidents’: “Once expelled, delayed his departure from the pitch while facing several adversaries, getting to pinch the number 20 on his face (Vitolo)and then tip several claps on the neck and chest of the number 9 (Morata), and insisting that he had been attacked by a ball boy. “That is Cuéllar will drop a penalty match for the double yellowbut the goalkeeper he is exposed to a greater punishment for what he exposed later, the four minutes it took to leave the field and the successive rifirrafes.last_img read more

first_imgGil Manzano’s afternoon at the Sadar was anything but placid. The referee from Extremadura had to deal with two controversial actions: a hard tackle from Sergio Ramos on Rubén García, who could have led to the expulsion of the white captain with 1-0 on the scoreboard, and a possible penalty by Pervis Estupiñán on Luka Modric In the second half. For Iturralde González, arbitrary analyst of Carrusel and AS, the pacense was not entirely successful in both sets. In the first, which occurred in the equator of the first half, the Real Madrid defender had a strong impact on the ankle of the Osasuna midfielder, who remained on the ground in pain. For the former collegiate, the mistake is clear: “The VAR must enter Ramos’ play and expel him”he explained in the SER, “That entrance to the ankle is red.” “Every time the VAR loses more credibility. It is the system that is indefensible”he sentenced. Iturralde González also ruled on the possible penalty of Estupiñán on Modric, an action in which the Ecuadorian side loses control of the ball after a rejection and seems to hit the Croatian on the heel, who was attentive to collect the loss of the reddish player. The former collegiate, who initially considered that it was not a penalty, later rectified by showing more images: “I would have to go see it. It is an action in which you see an image and it seems, another in which it does not seem to give you the support foot … you have to go to see it”, argument. Finally, although he does not believe there is a clear error, the arbitration analyst at Carrusel and AS He also commented on the hard entry of Nacho Vidal about Sergio Ramos In the second half. “That one is in the border of the red one. Plays that you can defend both”he explained “By the way of throwing himself not going in front of the player and ball, without dangerous moves for the physical integrity of the players”. Frame of the action of the possible Estupiñán penalty on Modric.last_img read more

first_imgBroken ankle: “When everything happened, I couldn’t look at my foot. I didn’t want to have that image in my mind. I knew right away that something was wrong because I had pain.”Doctor’s performance: “ANDDr. Hollingsworth was amazing. Really important and fast what he did. He put my ankle in the right place. He placed it twice, turning it and then placing it. “Memories of the injury: “I remember Cenk Tosun, who was holding his head; Lucas Digne and Richarlison, nearby. Also Luis Boa Morte, who was next to me and I think I hit him. It was more difficult mentally than physically.” Andre Gomes He felt like a footballer again last weekend. On November 3, in a fortuitous action with the player of Tottenham They are, fractured right ankle with dislocation. An image that went around the world. A memory that the former soccer player Valencia Y Barcelona tells for him Daily Mail but he hasn’t wanted to see yet: “It was scary but I am very happy to return.” Support samples: “I had messages from everyone, from Lionel Messi, with whom I played in Barcelona, ​​to his compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo. There was even an unexpected message from Alan Shearer.”Recovery: “There would be times when the right foot was trembling alone. The more I thought about the injury, the more it happened. To be honest, it was a lot of fun to see it. “Bad moment: “I am not going to lie. During this period, I had really bad times. I cannot say that I had no pain or that my foot was not blocked like a rock. I had days like that, but I wanted to return with the team as soon as possible.”Concern: “Will I be the same player as before? That was a small concern, but the people I talked to about my specific injury helped me. “center_img His brother (Nuno) and his niece in the stands: “My brother wanted to run from the stands to the field and the commissaries said: ‘No! No! Don’t do that! The doctor did a brilliant job in the field. Then, on the way to the hospital, Nuno was with me.”Conversation with Son at 48 hours: “He’s a good guy. He apologized and I explained that things like that happen. Obviously it wasn’t on purpose.”last_img read more

first_imgThe stoppage of competitions due to the coronavirus can make the Premier League lose a lot of money, specifically more than 1,400 million euros. Much has been said about the 371 million pending in the television contract with SkyBut the truth is that if the competition resumes and the matches, as expected, are held behind closed doors, the game days that are played in this way will take their toll on the clubs.Daily Mail calculates losses in the first English of about 203.14 million euros. They estimate that this is the amount that the 20 teams would enter, of which 17 have already canceled the subscription renewal process (it can be paid monthly or annually). Only Newcastle, Everton and Norwich they keep it active though all clubs agree to make a refund to subscribers or at least a discount for the following season’s subscription. ClubCapacitySubscribersHalf priceIncome credits *Party Day ** Liverpool53,39427,000745.9920.2096.63 Leicester32,26123,000569.2413.0816.87 Sheffield32,12525,000525.6313.2016.64 Brighton30,75023,000791.8918.2521.23 Burnley21,94412,000459.075.517.23 Norwich27,35921,000459.079.6414.92 Bournemouth11,3646,500751.724.935.74 M. United74,87952,000826.3242.92127.16 Crystal Palace25,48617,500866.4915.1519.05 Aston Villa42,09530,000585.3117.5625.25 Everton39,41431,330459.0714.3516.30center_img Newcastle52,30535,000688.6024.1027.43 Arsenal60,70446,0001,526.4071.39110.41 Chelsea40,83428,0001,058.1529.6176.43 443.34793.04 Wolves32,05022,000573.8412.6213.20 Watford22,20013,800698.939.6410.56 M. City55,01740,000625.4825.0263.12 Tottenham62,06242,0001601.0067.2593.76 TOTAL West ham60,00040,000723.0328.9231.10 * Estimated income from season tickets (in millions of euros).** Estimated income from the whole year during match days (in millions of euros).A total of 793.04 million euros was expected to be entered by all Premier League teams during game days throughout the campaign, therefore, the 203.14 million correspond to the nine days that remain in the season (ten in some cases). Manchester United and Arsenal would be the most affected.last_img read more

first_img“The Chiringuito de Jugones” released a preview of the interview with Sergio the ‘Kun’ Agüero. The striker of the Manchester City He spoke of the return to training, the Champions League match against Real Madrid and its future. 10 To train: “15 days ago we received the information on when to return and it was May 4. There is a new meeting. If the Champions League is played in August it will be difficult.”Fear: “When we come back we will be half tense. The issue is that it can be played.”Champions: “We would like to play the return leg with Madrid with the public. It is not easy. We have a good result.”Future: “I have a year and a half left on my contract.”last_img read more

first_imgTURIN, Italy (AP):Italy midfielder Claudio Marchisio will miss the European Championship after injuring his knee while playing for Juventus yesterday.Marchisio was stretchered off in the 15th minute in visible pain after making a tackle. Tests revealed he has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.Juventus beat Palermo 4-0 to move nine points clear in Serie A, with five rounds remaining.”Just got back home,” Marchisio said later in a post on his Instagram account. “The news from the scan obviously hurts me, but these are the risks of our job. I have strength and so much desire to get back well and as soon as possible.”Meanwhile, inside of me there is great joy for this win. We’re ever closer to the great aim. Well done lads. Until the end, we never give up.”Juventus said Marchisio will be operated on “in the next few days”. It is not clear how long he will be out for, but it normally takes around four to six months to recover from such an injury.Italy kicks off its Euro 2016 campaign against Belgium on June 13. It also faces Sweden and Ireland in Group E.valuable playerMarchisio is a fundamental part of the Italy team. The 30-year-old midfielder has made 54 appearances for the Azzurri since his debut in 2009, scoring five goals.”It will be a huge loss,” Juventus and Italy team-mate Leonardo Bonucci said. “Claudio is a leader in this dressing room and that of the national team, apart from being a really great footballer.”Bonucci also wrote on his Instagram account: “An important victory, but there is nothing to celebrate. Today, we lost, for several months, an important player for Juve and the national team. Stay strong Marchisio. We will win for you and we’re expecting you (back) stronger than ever.”last_img read more