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#1 Twisters Battle #2 Cardinals

first_imgOldenburg Academy hosted the Seton Catholic Cardinals. It was a battle of the IHCA ranked #1 and #2 teams. Seton took the lead in the later part of the first half. After half time, Oldenburg fired back on first possession with Gariott Scott putting in the tying goal. Unfortunately, #10 Sam Brenneke got through the OA defense and put the winning goal in with approx 15 minutes to go. SC won 2-1. Courtesy of Sandy Mahoney.last_img

PSG want Leicester midfielder Ndidi over Bakayoko

first_img Promoted Content5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksSurprising Photos Of The Rock And His Lavish Lifestyle7 Train Stations In The World You Wish To Stay At LongerDeepika Padukone’s Most Iconic LooksA Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This DayPortuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D Graffiti7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterTop 10 Iconic Personalities On TV NowIs This The Most Delicious Food In The World?What Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?10 Phones That Can Work For Weeks Without RechargingThe Highest Paid Football Players In The World Loading… And RMC’s Sacha Tavolieri has declared Leonardo favours signing Nigeria international Ndidi.: read also:Leicester boss: Ndidi, Iheanacho, others deserve Champions League chance He said on social media: “If PSG really like Wilfried Ndidi? Much more (Wilfried) Ndidi than (Tiémoué) Bakayoko for PSG – that I can assure you.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Leonardo is in the market for a new midfield addition this summer and has been casting a wide net. Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, on-loan with AS Monaco, is a target, as is Ndidi.Advertisement Paris Saint-Germain, PSG, chief Leonardo is focusing on a move for Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi.last_img read more

Man City name new captain after Silva departure

first_img Read Also: Chukwueze, Ndidi, Oshoala rock Eagles, Falcons new kits (photos) “If every one of us put the same high expectations on ourselves as we put on others, our society would be better. “Look to what you have done in the past when you demand things of other ones and stick to what you have to do.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Fernandinho will be Manchester City’s captain for the 2020-21 season, manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed. David Silva took the armband after the departure of long-serving skipper Vincent Kompany last season before the Spain playmaker opted to call time on his decade-long stay at the Etihad Stadium. It means the responsibility will now be passed to Fernandinho, another stalwart of City’s modern era, after the 35-year-old was voted captain by his team-mates and other members of staff. “He will be good [as a leader], as he always has been since I met him,” Guardiola said of the Brazil international who joined City from Shakhtar Donetsk for £30million in 2013 and is out of contract next June. “It doesn’t matter [whether or not Fernandinho has] the armband, he is always a guy who leads in the bad moments. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola “We decided in the locker room, the players, the backroom staff, we decided that Fernandinho is captain and I am more than delighted with that.” A versatile performer across midfield throughout his career, Fernandinho reverted to centre-back last season and looks well-placed to retain that role in City’s Premier League season opener at Wolves on Monday. Aymeric Laporte only returned to training on Friday after a positive coronavirus test and is short of match fitness. Guardiola did bolster his central defensive options with the £40m capture of Nathan Ake from Bournemouth but attempts to recruit Kalidou Koulibaly have stalled. A report from Marca over the weekend claimed City were looking to Sevilla’s Jules Kounde as an alternative and the Europa League winners had rejected an opening bid of £51.7m. Irrespective of the position in which he adds to 314 appearances across all competitions for City, Fernandinho’s role as a guiding influence to youngsters like Phil Foden could also be key. Foden is aiming to build on a breakthrough campaign last time around but badly undermined his preparations for the new season when he broke coronavirus protocols while on international duty with England in Iceland and was sent home in disgrace. Manchester United youngster Mason Greenwood also erred alongside Foden, with the duo entertaining women at England’s team hotel in breach of strict self-isolation rules. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer went on the offensive last week, questioning England’s handling on Greenwood at a time when he was physically and mentally fatigued. However, Guardiola believes Foden should simply learn from an error of judgement for which he has must accept responsibility. “I am pretty sure Phil is going to make a good season,” he said. “He knows he made a mistake. Promoted ContentCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The World13 kids at weddings who just don’t give a hoot7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterDid You Know There’s A Black Hole In The Milky Way?Who Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Birds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them Loading… last_img read more

Derek Fralin named director of competition at Beatrice

first_imgBEATRICE, Neb. – The Gage County Agriculture Society has promoted head flagman Derek Fralin to director of competition at Beatrice Speedway.Fralin has been head flagman at Beatrice for the past eight years. He competed in the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Factory Stock and IMCA Sunoco Stock Car divisions for 15-plus seasons, winning the Hobby Stock track title at Beatrice in 1999 and the Stock Car crown in 2003 and 2004.He comes from a strong racing background which includes his father Monty, brothers Tim and Matt, and son Tyler. Fralin has worked at Exmark Manufacturing for 18 years and is currently a quality control supervisor at the Beatrice plant. He’ll assume his new role at the track in November. Dan Crawford had been director of competition at Beatrice for the past four years.last_img read more

Thurles plays host to its first meeting of 2015 this afternoon.

first_imgHaving been an impressive 11 length winner of a Navan handicap chase last time out Mount Colah looks set to start favourite in the Listed Thurles Races Supporters Club Chase.Arnaud looks his biggest challenger in this afternoons highlight at 1.25.Aidan O’Brien doesn’t have too many runners over jumps these days but MacBride did him proud through the summer, winning three bumpers, and he runs for the first time over hurdles in the opening INH Stallion Owners EBF Maiden Hurdle under Mark Walsh who leads the jockeys championship at present.last_img

BHM Feature: African American Presidential Candidates: 2001-2019

first_imgCarol Moseley Braun John Parker was the candidate in 2004 for the Workers World Party, a U.S. communist political party. Parker received 1,330 votes. The ticket was endorsed by the Liberty Union Party of Vermont. Parker has been a union organizer and a public school teacher, and is a coordinator of the International Action Center.Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun is an American diplomat, politician and lawyer who represented Illinois in the Senate from 1993 to 1999. She was the first female African American Senator, the first African American Senator for the Democratic Party, the first woman to defeat an incumbent U.S. Senator in an election, and the first female Senator from Illinois.She served from 1999 until 2001 as US Ambassador to New Zealand. In 2004, she announced her candidacy for the Democratic Party in the presidential elections, but subsequently withdrew her candidacy before the Iowa caucuses. She entered the race for mayor of Chicago in 2011, but lost her bid in the election won by Rahm Emanuel.Rev. Alfred Charles Sharpton Jr. is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, television/radio talk show host and a former White House advisor for President Barack Obama. In 2004, he was a presidential candidate, and in the primary elections leading up to the Democratic Party nomination won by Senator John Kerry, he won five primaries.Cynthia Ann McKinney is an American politician and activist currently teaching at North South University, Bangladesh. As a member of the Democratic Party, she served six terms in the United States House of Representatives. She was the first black woman elected to represent Georgia in the House. She left the Democratic Party and in 2008, ran as the presidential candidate for the Green Party of the United States. In the historical presidential elections won by African American Barack Obama, she won 150,061 votes.Barack Obama made history in November 2008 when he broke the glass ceiling to become the first African American to be elected as US President, with his ticket receiving 69,498,215. He defeated Republican ticket, Senator John McCain and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. In his re-election bid in 2012, he was challenged by the Republican ticket of former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and his running mate Congressman Paul Ryan. The Obama- Biden ticket was again victorious with 65,915,796 votes.Stewart Alexis Alexander is an American democratic socialist politician, presidential nominee for the Socialist Party USA (SPUSA) in the 2012 election, and former SPUSA nominee for Vice President in the 2008 election. He and his running mate Alejandro Mendoza received 4,405 votes in the 2008 presidential elections.Andre Nigel Barnett is an American politician and entrepreneur. He was a candidate for President in 2012 as the nominee of the Reform Party. He is the founder of the information technology company WiseDome Inc. His ticket received only 956 votes in the elections.Peta Lindsay is an American anti-war activist. She was a presidential nominee of the Party for Socialism and Liberation in the 2012 election. Prior to her presidential bid she attended Howard University, and in 2003 was a lead organizer of the January 2003 protest against the Iraq War. She was recognized by The Washington Post in March 2003 for her anti-war activism in a piece entitled “Student Leader Sees Through Bush Propaganda”. She was nominated as the candidate for the party despite being ineligible to become president due to her age; she would need to be at least 35 in order to take office. Lindsay was on the ballot in 13 states, and received 7,791 votes.Herman Cain is an American politician and author, business executive, radio host, and syndicated columnist. A Tea Party activist from Georgia, he was a candidate, along with eventual nominee Mitt Romney, for the 2012 Republican Party presidential nomination.  In May 2011, Cain announced his presidential candidacy, and some Republicans considered him the party’s answer to Barack Obama when his proposed 9–9–9 tax plan and debating performances had made him a serious contender for the Republican nomination. However, as he began winning primaries his campaign faced allegation of sexual misconduct which Cain denied although he would later announce the suspension of his campaign. Benjamin (Ben) Solomon Carson Sr. is an American politician, author and former neurosurgeon. Having made a failed bid to be nominated as the 2016 presidential candidate for the Republican Party, he was appointed by Donald Trump, eventual winner of the 2016 elections as the US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in January 2017. Entering the Republican primaries in 2015 he withdrew from the race in March 2016 after gaining nine delegates in the primaries. Born in Detroit, Michigan, and a graduate of Yale University and the University of Michigan Medical School, Carson was the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland from 1984 until his retirement in 2013. As a pioneer in neurosurgery, Carson’s achievements include performing the only successful separation of conjoined twins joined at the back of the head; performing the first completely successful separation of type-2 vertical craniopagus twins; developing new methods to treat brain-stem tumors; and reviving hemispherectomy techniques for controlling seizures.  He became the youngest chief of pediatric neurosurgery in the country at age 33. In 2008, he was bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award. Willie L. Wilson is an American businessman and politician from Chicago, Illinois who has run unsuccessfully for both Mayor of Chicago, and also for President representing the Democratic Party in 2016. Candidates in the 2020 ElectionsAnother keenly contested campaign between candidates representing the Republican Party and the Democratic Party will be held in November 2020. While at the time of writing, it is expected that President Trump will again be the candidate for the Republican Party. Black candidates for the Democratic Party include black Senator Kamala Harris and Senator Corey Booker. Several early polls have Senator Harris, a former California attorney general whose father is Jamaican, as a favorite among the current slate of Democratic candidates. She has been drawing large crowds at her campaign stops, and is much sought after for media interviews and appearances.last_img read more

Mr Green nets first ever football partnership with Wigan Athletic

first_img Submit David Clifton: Licensing Expert – Gambling faces a pivotal moment March 31, 2020 Maxima Compliance – ‘Mastering technical compliance to grow your global footprint’ June 9, 2020 Aspire builds Q1 momentum through regulated market focus May 5, 2020 Share Share Related Articles StumbleUpon European igaming and sports betting operator, Mr Green has confirmed that it has secured its first ever football partnership with English Championship side Wigan Athletic.The newly listed Nordic Nasdaq operator, will become ‘The Latics’ official ‘Betting and Gaming Partner’ for the remainder of the 2016/17 Championship Season.Mr Green marketing were pleased to have secured its first ever football partnership, stating that it would help the operator expand its brand and services within the saturated UK online betting market.The Wigan Athletic partnership, will see the Lancashire football club promote Mr Green’s new sports betting vertical launched this June, with the operator seeking to diversify its product range.Confirming the Partnership Alex Beecham Mr Green UK & Ireland Country Manager stated;This is another step towards growing our UK brand by working alongside a forward-thinking club with a proud history. Mr Green is delighted to partner with Wigan Athletic over the coming seasons and look forward to engaging Latics’ fans with our award-winning product,”last_img read more

Erik Swanson – eFTW – Fantasy esports, comeback or game over?

first_imgErik Swanson, eFTWErik Swanson is the CEO of eFTW (Esports For The Win). The fantasy esports app is available on both iOS and Android and is an game in which users pick teams rather than players across League, Dota, CS:GO and more. The DFS industry as a whole is approaching something of a crossroads right now, and we asked Erik about the current potential for esports fantasy operators in particular, which has had a tough time in the last couple of years. With more recent entrants such as ESL Fantasy Gaming, HypSports and eFTW, plus others such as Taunt and Blizzard’s Overwatch game coming soon, there are clearly enough that still believe in its potential for success. Esports Insider: Why do you think the likes of Vulcun and AlphaDraft failed to take off in 2015/16?Erik Swanson: There are probably a host of reasons – from coming out too early in the evolution of fantasy esports to poor word-of-mouth, but I see it being two-fold. Firstly, esports scheduling probably doesn’t yet lend itself to a daily league and secondly, fantasy drafting was new to the esports scene and educating the audience was always going to take some time. In this case, being a first mover turned out to be a disadvantage.ESI: Do you think certain esports titles are better suited to fantasy than others? DraftKings for example has stuck with a reduced League offering whilst dropping all others.Erik: Oh, definitely.  Unlike traditional sports, there is no one governing body that sets specific schedules and matchups for competitions.  In that respect, League of Legends (LoL) is pretty far ahead of other esports such as CS:GO and Dota 2.“In this case, being a first mover turned out to be a disadvantage”LoL has proper scheduling, sometimes weeks in advance, and the games begin on-time — often with live streams available.ESI: With eFTW your offering differs to others on the market, and fantasy as most will know it. Players pick teams rather than individuals. Tell us about why you built eFTW the way you did.Erik: When I designed eFTW there were three driving forces behind the vision.Firstly, the platform. At the time, all of the esports fantasy offerings were web-based.  Esports fans are heavy mobile users so making an app-based game to me was a no brainer.Second, that it should be free:. And by free I really mean truly free.  No hidden tricks, in-app purchases or pay walls.  This was particularly important to ensuring we were a “pure” fantasy app and as far away as possible from some of the more gambling-esque options.Finally, ease of use: Anyone who has ever played fantasy sports knows it can be time consuming.  I wanted to build something that was both fun and rewarding, but also required a small-time commitment.  In eFTW, you can jump in, pick your winning teams and be back out within a couple minutes.A former pro player myself, I ultimately built eFTW as the type of app I would like to use.  People follow both teams and individual players in esports, but in my opinion the teams are easier to follow.ESI: What do you think of the other new wave of entrants into the fantasy esports market, such as HypSports and Taunt?Erik: I think both add a clever and fun spin to the market.“Things like the lack of a single governing body, unpredictable scheduling, teams spread all over the world, lots of different games, etc., all make esports very unique compared to traditional sports”By purchasing and leveling up players HypSports has created sort of a game/fantasy hybrid.  And when it launches, Taunt will provide a cool real-time bragging-rights element to the matches.  That’s part of what is so exciting about the fantasy esports space right now – there are no boundaries in place.  It’s like the Wild West and there are now so many exciting ways for fans to participate.ESI: Do you anticipate more league and tournament formats, such as ESL Fantasy Gaming, to take off and lead the charge for fantasy esports more generally, like Fantasy Premier League has done for fantasy football in the UK?Erik: I think the fantasy landscape will continue to evolve along with esports. As I’ve mentioned, things like the lack of a single governing body, unpredictable scheduling, teams spread all over the world, lots of different games, etc., all make esports very unique compared to traditional sports.  So if the traditional blueprint does apply, it won’t be for quite some time. Plus, aren’t we all rule breakers by nature anyway?  Who would have ever thought that playing games professionally could pay as much as playing quarterback.last_img read more

Clippers-Warriors is NBA’s most entertaining rivalry right now

first_imgBrent Barry grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and played the first 2 1/2 seasons of his 14-year NBA career for the Clippers, who were awful back then in the mid-1990s. As were the Golden State Warriors.The teams are now two of the NBA’s best, and their dislike for one another keeps growing. It has become a rivalry, something Barry could not have envisioned 20 years ago.“This was never really (something) I could say that I thought was going to be maybe feasible in my lifetime, that the Clippers and Warriors would have a rivalry that actually meant something, with two teams that are competitive and winning a lot of games, that have a lot of dynamic players and top players in the league on both rosters,” Barry, now a television analyst, said Tuesday during a TNT/NBA TV conference call.The teams squared off in an exhibition game Tuesday, with the Clippers cruising to an easy 130-95 victory over the defending champion Warriors before 15,889 at Staples Center. Barry’s father, Rick Barry, played eight years for the Warriors.The rivalry was already budding before this season. Then the Warriors got upset at a recent quote by Rivers, who said to get out of the West, a team needs some luck. He noted the Warriors did not have to play the Clippers or Spurs in the playoffs on their way to the NBA title in June.Some Warriors took that as Rivers saying they were lucky to win it, though Rivers has said repeatedly he did not mean it that way. Warriors guard Klay Thompson responded by calling Rivers “bitter” about the Warriors winning the championship.Golden State post Marreese Speights added to that Tuesday.“I guess they’re really just upset about us winning or something,” he said. “I don’t understand, but we won it.”Warriors interim coach Luke Walton smiled when the subject was broached.“I love it,” he said. “I’ve said it before, I think it’s great for the NBA. You get rivalries like this and teams that don’t like each other, as long as it doesn’t ever get dirty, I think it’s great for the league and for the fans and people enjoy watching it.”Clippers guard Austin Rivers had an interesting point of view.“I think whether either team would admit it, I think it’s out of mutual respect,” he said. “They don’t fear us at all, as they shouldn’t. They won the championship last year. And we don’t fear them.”Austin Rivers noted how friends told him over the summer it’s too bad they didn’t get the chance to play the Warriors in the postseason.“Well, we didn’t earn the right to play against them,” said Rivers, whose team would have played the Warriors in the conference finals had they not blown a 3-1 series lead against Houston in the semifinals. “Do I think we could have beaten the Warriors if we played them? I absolutely do. But the fact is, they did their part.”The younger Rivers is hopeful they’ll get that chance this season.“This is a team we want to play and want to beat,” he said. “They don’t really like us and a lot of our guys don’t really like them.”In the game: Clippers forward Blake Griffin led all players with 29 points, J.J. Redick scored 15 and DeAndre Jordan had 10 points, 10 rebounds and four steals. Three reserves — Austin Rivers, Jamal Crawford and Josh Smith — all scored in double figures, with Rivers getting 16 and Smith and Crawford 13 apiece.The Clippers, now 2-3 in exhibition play, had lost their previous three games. They lost their most recent game, to Charlotte in China, by 42 points.“It was important to get a good rhythm and I think it was important to kind of wash that taste out of our mouths from the last three games,” Griffin said. “And I thought we did that, I thought we looked better and I think that’s the result of the way we’ve practiced the last three days.”There were seven player technical fouls — five for the Clippers, two for Chris Paul — who was ejected in the third quarter. Mostly, it was players arguing with officials, though there was a bit of back-and-forth chirping between the tea.That bugged Doc Rivers.“Yeah, I didn’t like that,” he said. “That’s the only negative of the game. I think that was way too many techs in one game. And for both teams, I didn’t like that at all. I don’t mind the energy both teams have toward each other, but you can do it without the technicals and all that stuff.”The Warriors (2-3) played without Steph Curry and Andre Iguodala, who were rested. They got a team-high 21 points from Thompson.Draymond Green, who scored nine points, wasn’t all that worried about the loss, but he wasn’t thrilled by its margin.“No, I don’t think losing is a deep concern,” he said. “Losing by 35 isn’t OK, though.”The Clippers shot 54.9 percent from the field and held Golden State to 41 percent. Blake Griffin and Shaun Livingston exchanged words early in the third quarter, but there were no real heated moments. Clippers coach Doc Rivers would not have been surprised if there were, though, because he experienced some of that in exhibition games during his playing days. “I’ve seen it, been involved in it as a player,” he said. Clippers fans were into it Tuesday, booing passionately when the Warriors’ starting lineup was announced. Barry was humorous when talking about the situation, sounding more like a hungry reporter than a former player.“Well, I know Reggie (Miller) and I don’t mind it one bit,” he said of his broadcasting partner. “It always makes for a lot more interesting topics if they’re on NBA TV or TNT on any given night. We’ve got a lot more meat to bite into when they play one another.”center_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more