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first_imgIn this week’s edition of the D.O. Sportscast, men’s basketball beat writers Sam Fortier and Tomer Langer join the show to break down Syracuse’s upcoming season that tips on Friday night against Cornell. The pair discuss the season’s outlook, including records, team MVP and the team’s biggest question mark.Episode eight here: Published on November 6, 2017 at 8:58 am Commentscenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img

first_img NBA All-Star 2019: Jazz president, coach blast selection process after Rudy Gobert left off roster 😂🤙🏼 pic.twitter.com/nNErjbZ5kT— Andre Drummond (@AndreDrummond) February 1, 2019Drummond is averaging a career-high 16.7 points and 14.9 rebounds in 2018-19. Detroit has a 22-28 record and holds the ninth spot in the Eastern Conference.  Vucevic on the other hand is also averaging a career high in points per game (20.6). He is also tallying 12 rebounds per contest, but Orlando is 11th in the standings. Related News Quite a few NBA players are upset about All-Star snubs.Pistons center Andre Drummond is a two-time All-Star. He might not have been too thrilled about Magic center Nikola Vucevic making the roster over him, so he took to Twitter to post a meme possiby directed at Orlando’s big man. Drummond’s running mate Blake Griffin was named an All-Star for the sixth time. Many players are having career years, so there’s bound to be some disagreements.last_img read more

first_imgby Malik VincentFor New Pittsburgh Courier Allderdice cruised through their conference schedule until they welcomed City newcomers USO. (University Prep, Sci-Tech, and Obama) on Feb 3.Behind junior guard DeAndre Byrd’s 20 points, the Eagles ( 9-2, 12-5) pulled out a statement, 69-64, road victory to keep their regular-season title hopes alive. TONYEA CURRY of Carrick scored 20 points to lead the Raiders to a 65-61 win over Oliver in City League Hoops action. (Courier Photo/William McBride) “It’s just one more mile in the marathon,” USO coach Kevin Reid said. “Allderdice is a talented team with some very special players. So, beating them was a good thing for our team.”The Dragons (10-1, 13-6) were led by senior swingman Justin Dobbs with 30 points. and a double-double showing by fellow classmate Ben Mickens.The latter followed up with 18 points and 14 rebounds.“Justin Dobbs is a great shooter and Ben is a fantastic big man,” Reid said. “(Allderdice) is and have been a great representation of our league.”USO’s D.J. Porter and Dontae Forte rounded out the Eagles’ scorers in double-digits with 17 and 15 points, respectively.“I knew what type of talent that USO was going to have before the season even started,” Allderdice coach Andre McDonald said. “They have a nice team. That game was the type that is going to put the City League on the map. I can’t wait to face this team when it counts.”Despite being in its first year of existence, Reid isn’t concerned about his team’s chemistry.“We have come together from different areas (of the city) to conquer a common cause,” Reid said. “After all, isn’t that what America is all about?”Hopefully for them, they can use that to derail the Dragons from their quest of another City title.“We want to win,” Reid added. “We’re taking it one game, and as a matter of fact– one quarter, at a time. One game does not dictate the season.”OTHER GAMESBrashear 81, Langley 73Led by Marlin Jackson’s 22 points, the Bulls ended a five-game skid. Despite Hasuan Blair’s 22, Langley remains last in the standings.Oliver 59, Perry 49This classic North Side battle ended with three double-digit scorers for Oliver (Devin Lyles 17, Shakeem Cox 15, and Justin Mitchell 13). Perry was led by Don Miller’s 16 points.last_img read more

first_imgDaniella Rodriguez, former Miss Texas shows off her engagement ring after Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa purposed after Game 7 of baseball’s World Series Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Astros won 5-1 to win the series 4-3 against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)LOS ANGELES — Carlos Correa and Daniella Rodriguez both left Dodger Stadium with rings.The Astros shortstop proposed to his girlfriend on live television moments after Houston earned its World Series title with a 5-1 victory in Game 7 on Wednesday.ADVERTISEMENT Correa and Rodriguez are living together in Houston with a beautiful puppy named Groot. Correa, the 2015 AL Rookie of the Year, had five homers and 14 RBIs in an outstanding postseason, capped by eight hits in the World Series, including two homers. Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion SMC group stands by Narvasa, questions move by ‘renegade’ PBA governors John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort View comments The proposal from her boyfriend of over a year completely surprised Rodriguez, a former Miss Texas USA.“He had been so focused on the game,” Rodriguez said. “All he ever talked about was winning the World Series, so I never really thought something like this would be on his mind, so when it all went down, I was just shocked.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutShe also had no idea Correa had been urged to put a ring on it by his mother, and he was plotting a proposal for several weeks. Even Correa’s teammates were in on the scheme: Carlos Beltran, the Astros’ 40-year-old slugger, helped the 23-year-old shortstop pick out the ring.Correa said he gambled and waited for a dramatic finale to the Astros’ first championship year. CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH MOST READ Trump attends World Series baseball game in Washington DC PLAY LIST 01:04Trump attends World Series baseball game in Washington DC03:102 gov’t execs wary of having separate dep’t for disaster risk reduction00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games “I knew we had championship potential, so I decided to hold out until the last game of the season,” Correasaid.Rodriguez said yes, once she regained the ability to speak.While Correa went to the clubhouse to spray champagne, Rodriguez gleefully flashed the huge ring to her fellow Astros wives and girlfriends, including Justin Verlander’s partner Kate Upton.Rodriquez said she’ll need a while to get over the shock.“Everyone knew besides me,” Rodriguez said. “I’m really good at finding stuff out. Every time I had a surprise birthday party, I would always find out. So I was literally in just the complete dark about this. Everyone knew but me.”ADVERTISEMENT Read Nextlast_img read more

first_img2005 QLD Junior State Cup Finals Day After the wild weather experienced in recent days caused havoc at the Queensland Junior State Cup (seems to be a trend with Junior State Cups this year, as the same thing happened with the NSW Junior State Cup in Wollongong) the competition went ahead as scheduled from the Saturday onwards. Karley Banks was at the event and has provided us with several stories on the tournament which can be read by using the following links: * A grand final wrap up Wrap up of the 2005 Queensland Junior State Cup story * A story on the technical arms in Queensland Big weekend for the technical arms of Queensland Touch story * The winners of the Scott Notley and Kerry Norman medals from the event Scott Notley and Kerry Norman medal award winners story For all of these stories and also for all of the quarter final, semi final and grand final results in the championship and plate divisions of every age group, please see below: FINALS RESULTS: Under 11’s finals results from Saturday 2 July 2005 Girls 11 Final BMTA 5 v Monterey Keys 0 Girls 11 Plate BMTA Blue 2 v Gold Coast 1 Boys 11 Final Rockhampton 4 v Dodgers 2 Boys 11 Plate Hervey Bay 4 v Bundaberg A 3 Boys 13’s Quarter Final Series F5 2.00pm Redlands (6) def Redcliffe (5) F6 2.00pm BMTA (3) def Gold Coast (2) F7 2.00pm Toowoomba (6) def Bundaberg (1) F8 2.00pm Dodgers (4) def Hervey Bay (1) Plate Series Quarter Finals F1 2.00pm Caboolture A (7) def Glasshouse Mountains (3) F2 2.00pm Rockhampton (4) def Noosa (0) F3 2.00pm Monterey Keys def Kawana (forfeited) F4 2.00pm Chinchilla (11) vs Caboolture B (0) Semi Finals Series F1 3.30pm Redlands (2) def Toowoomba (1) F2 3.30pm BMTA (3) def Dodgers (4) Plate Semi Finals F3 3.30pm Caboolture A (3) def Monterey Keys (1) F4 3.30pm Chinchilla (4) def Rockhampton (0) Finals F1 5.00pm BMTA (6) def Redlands (3) Plate Final F2 5.00pm Chinchilla (4) def Caboolture A (1) Girls 13’s Quarter Finals F5 1.30pm QF1: Caboolture A (8) def Hervey Bay (0) F6 1.30pm QF2: BMTA Red (9) def Toowoomba (1) F7 1.30pm QF3: Bundaberg (3) def Redlands (1) F8 1.30pm QF4: Gold Coast A (9) def Dodgers (0) Plate Series . F1 1.30pm QF1: Chinchilla A (3) def Redcliffe (0) F2 1.30pm QF2: Gold Coast B (2) def Maryborough (0) F3 1.30pm QF3: Caboolture (2) def Kawana (0) F4 1.30pm QF4: Rockhampton def Chinchilla B (forfeited) Semi Finals F5 3.00pm Bundaberg (3) def Caboolture A (2) F6 3.00pm BMTA Red (3) def Gold Coast A (2) Plate Series Semi Final F3 3.00pm Chinchilla A (4) def Caboolture B (1) F4 3.00pm Rockhampton (1) def Gold Coast B (0) Finals F3 5.00pm BMTA Red (4) def Bundaberg (0) Plate Final F4 5.00pm Chinchilla (4) def Rockhampton (2) Boys 15’s Semi Final Series F5 1.00pm BMTA (2) def Toowoomba (1) F6 1.00pm Redlands (4) def Gold Coast (2) Plate Series Semi Finals F7 1.00pm Rockhampton (4) def Chinchilla (1) F8 1.00pm Noosa (8) def Bundaberg (6) Finals F1 2.30pm BMTA (5) def Redlands (4) Plate Final F2 2.30pm Rockhampton (6) def Noosa (2) Girls 15’s Quarter Final Series F1 12.30pm BMTA (6) def Bundaberg (0) F2 12.30pm Toowoomba (2) def Gladstone (1) F3 12.30pm Gold Coast A (2) def Hervey Bay (1) F4 12.30pm Redlands Red (5) def Dodgers (1) Plate Series Quarter Finals F5 12.30pm Redlands Green (3) def Caboolture (1) F6 12.30pm Gold Coast B (3) def Noosa (2) F7 12.30pm Ballina (5) def Dalby (1) F8 12.30pm Rockhampton def Kawana (forfeited) Semi Finals Series F3 2.30pm BMTA (3) def Gold Coast (3) F4 2.30pm Redlands Red (3) def Toowoomba (2) Plate Semi Finals F1 3.00pm Ballina (4) def Redlands Green (0) F2 3.00pm Gold Coast B (2) def Rockhampton (0) Finals F1 4.30pm BMTA (3) def Redlands Red (1) Plate Final F2 4.30pm Ballina (1) def Gold Coast B (0) Boys 17’s Semi Final Series F1 1.00pm SF1: BMTA (1) def Kawana (0) F2 1.00pm SF2: Bundaberg (5) def Redcliffe (1) Plate Series Semi Finals F3 1.00pm SF1: Rockhampton (7) def Glasshouse Mountains (0) F4 1.00pm SF1: Caboolture (3) def Redlands (1) Finals F1 4.00pm BMTA (3) def Bundaberg (2) Plate Final F2 4.00pm Rockhampton (4) def Caboolture (2) Girls 17’s Semi Final Series F5 2.30pm SF1: Gold Coast (4) def BMTA Indige (2) F6 2.30pm SF2: BMTA Red (7) def Ipswich (2) Plate Series Semi Finals F7 2.30pm SF1: Bundaberg (4) def Chinchilla (3) F8 2.30pm SF1: Caboolture (3) def Kawana (2) Finals F3 4.00pm Gold Coast (4) def BMTA Red (2) Plate Final F4 4.00pm Caboolture (6) def Bundaberg (2)last_img read more

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Southampton midfielder Boufal: Why I turned down Marseilleby Carlos Volcano17 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveSofiane Boufal says there was no chance of him leaving Southampton last summer,.Fresh from a successful loan in Spain with Celta Vigo, Boufal returned to St Mary’s for preseason amid interest from Olympique Marseille.However, the midfielder says his focus was always to stay with Saints.He told Canal Plus: “The interest of OM? I am a fighter. I am not someone who will leave and choose the easy way out. “For me, the easiest thing was to return to France for a club that absolutely wanted me. “I wanted to fight here and prove to people that I can succeed in the Premier League.” last_img read more

first_imgOTTAWA – Here is a timeline of key events that sparked the 14-month renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, leading to Sunday’s historic breakthrough with the creation of the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA:June 28, 2016 — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump declares his antipathy for the North American Free Trade Agreement in a campaign speech in Pittsburgh, in the heart of a Rust Belt state that he would eventually win to secure the presidency. “NAFTA was the worst trade deal in history,” says Trump, pledging to renegotiate the pact “to get a better deal for our workers.” He promises to leave the agreement if Canada and Mexico refuse to bargain with him.Aug. 16, 2017 — Canada, Mexico and the United States commence the renegotiation of the NAFTA in earnest. The Trump administration opens with a lecture, upping the ante from earlier remarks that it simply wants to “tweak” the deal. Trump’s trade czar Robert Lighthizer declares: “We feel that NAFTA has fundamentally failed many, many Americans and needs major improvement.”October 2017 — The U.S. introduces so-called “poison pills” that Canada says it simply can’t accept. The U.S. wanted to increase American content in automobiles, get rid of Canada’s supply management system for agriculture, establish a five-year sunset clause, do away with a dispute settlement mechanism and reduce Mexican and Canadian access to bidding on U.S. procurement projects. The three countries would eventually reach a new deal on autos, while the U.S. backed away from the other demands.March 14, 2018 — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada won’t be “bowled over” at the NAFTA talks by Trump. Trudeau makes the remarks while visiting steelworkers in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. “We’re standing up for ourselves. But we know there’s a win-win-win we can get to,” Trudeau says. “We’re pushing back on some things that we think might not be the right suggestions, which is what people would expect from Canada.”June 7, 2018 — Trump hurls a series of personal insults at Trudeau from Air Force One after the G7 summit in Quebec. The president calls Canada’s prime minister “dishonest” and “weak” after Trudeau repeats his objections to massive steel and aluminum tariffs Trump imposed the previous week — tariffs that remain today. The incident marks a new low in prime ministerial-presidential politics across the 49th parallel at a time when NAFTA negotiations remain deadlocked.Aug. 27, 2018 — Mexico and the United States announce their own bilateral trade deal after weeks of negotiations that were simply supposed to be about autos. Instead they negotiated a sweeping text covering the full scope of the trading relationship. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is forced to blow up a trip to Europe and diverts to Washington, starting a month of intense negotiations to bring Canada into the NAFTA fold.Sept. 30, 2018 — Staring down a midnight deadline to provide a text of an agreement to Congress, Trump’s and Trudeau’s team work of the last minute details that brings Canada into a renewed continental trade pact. Trudeau leaves the Prime Minister’s Office after a late night cabinet meeting and says six words: “It’s a good day for Canada.”last_img read more

first_imgThe Canadian Press HALIFAX — DHX Media Ltd. reported a loss in its latest quarter compared with a profit a year ago as its revenue rose 5.5 per cent.The children’s entertainment company says it lost $2.4 million compared with a profit of $8.1 million a year ago, due to a larger non-controlling interest in Peanuts and a non-cash write-down in deferred financing charges.The loss amounted to two cents per share for the quarter ended Sept. 30 compared with a profit of six cents per share a year ago.Revenue in what was the first quarter of DHX’s financial year totalled $104 million, up from $98.6 million.Last week, DHX announced a deal to sell its Halifax animation studio to IoM Media Ventures as part of what it said was a strategic shift to focus and streamline its production operations.DHX completed a strategic review earlier this year that ended with a deal to boost distribution and sales of its Peanuts brand in China and elsewhere in Asia. The company also suspended its dividend, cut staff and streamlined operations. Companies in this story: (TSX:DHX)last_img read more

first_imgThe Argentinean superstar knows clubs from other countries are breaking into the football elite thanks to foreign investmentA not-so-long time ago, there were just one or two powerful teams in any of the Top 5 European leagues.And Barcelona and Real Madrid were two of them.But now, teams from countries like England, Italy, and France are starting to catch up to the Spanish La Liga giants.At least this is what Barca’s Lionel Messi believes has happened in the last years.“There are clubs now with a lot of money and players move for that reason,” he told ESPN.Sergio Ramos, Real MadridZidane reveals Sergio Ramos injury concern for Real Madrid Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Zinedine Zidane has put Sergio Ramos’ availability for Real Madrid’s trip to Sevilla next weekend in doubt after withdrawing him against Levante.“Whenever the most money is, that’s where they end up going. Things have changed and now the owners of clubs are multi-millionaires.”“Before everyone wanted to play for Barca or Madrid, who were the best, but now everything’s tighter and there’s not much of a difference between the teams in Manchester, PSG, Madrid, us, Bayern [Munich], the Italians…”And because of this, he was asked about if he would ever leave Barcelona.“I am just thinking about the years that I can keep playing,” he said when asked about what plans he has for retirement,” he explained.“When the moment comes, I will decide. I want to finish the contract I have and then we will see if I continue or not. It doesn’t worry me right now. [But] the club can be calm [when I am gone] if they keep bringing players through the academy and making good signings.”last_img read more