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first_imgNSU (14-15, 11-9 SLC) earned the No. 5 seed in the 2020 Hercules Tires Southland Conference Basketball Tournament and will face No. 8 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in the opening round at 5 p.m. CT Wednesday at the Leonard E. Merrell Center in Katy, Texas. The winner will face No. 4 seed Sam Houston State at 5 p.m. Thursday. Honorable Mention: T.J. Atwood, Lamar; Ty Brewer, Southeastern Louisiana. FRISCO, Texas – Northwestern State guard Jairus Roberson is the Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced Sunday.  Roberson averaged 21 points a game on 46.2 percent shooting to power the Demons to two big wins last week, clinching a conference tournament berth for the Demons for the first time since the 2014-15 season. With an average margin of victory of 18.5 points, the Demons defeated New Orleans 95-73 on Wednesday and reached triple-digits in the 100-85 win over Central Arkansas on Saturday to claim their tourney bid.center_img Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – Jairus Roberson, Northwestern State – Junior – Guard – DeSoto, TexasRoberson dropped 19 points in Wednesday’s win over New Orleans, draining four of his eight three-point attempts and sinking all five tries from the free-throw line. He followed it up with a 23-point outing against Central Arkansas, shooting 7-of-15 from the field and nailing a season-high five three-pointers. The Trinity Valley Community College transfer scored in double-digits in each of the final four games of the season, averaging 19.3 points per contest.last_img read more

first_imgJUVENTUS are planning an incredible last-minute bid for Christian Eriken after his switch to PSG did not materialise, according to reports.The Spurs star, 27, has refused to extend his contract at the club beyond next summer and the Serie A champions will look to bring in Eriksen to replace the out of favour Paulo Dybala.1 Juventus could make a last-minute swoop for Tottenham star Christian EriksenCredit: Getty – ContributorAccording to the Express, the Italian giants will try to sign the Dane if PSG sign Dybala from them.SunSport reported that the French champions were interested in signing Eriksen in case Neymar left Paris to re-join Barcelona, but the Catalans have opted out of buying the Brazilian.The Tottenham midfielder has registered 49 goals and 60 assists since joining the North London side back in 2013, and so he is considered to have the creativity to replace the outgoing Argentine.Speaking ahead of the North London derby, Mauricio Pochettino said: “On Saturday we are going to know if Christian is going to be with us or not.”That is the most important thing. After, [on] Sunday it is the game, there is no real time to do something.”He’s working hard. That’s my judgement, with my staff. You need to be right. People need to trust.most read in footballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for him”If we make the decision that he’s going to play it’s because we believe he can perform in the way that we expect or we need him to perform.”Going by the Spurs’ coach’s words, the former Ajax playmaker will not be leaving North London this summer if he fails to secure a move soon by Sunday.If Eriksen features against Arsenal, it will be clear to see the player isn’t leaving Tottenham in this transfer window.last_img read more

first_imgDan posted: “What a shocking pen from Colchester.”While another added: “That Colchester guy with possibly the most tragic pen ever.”MOST READ IN FOOTBALLTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himLiam went one step further by commenting on Gazzaniga’s reaction, which was to get up and shout at Brown seemingly for trying to make a fool of him.He posted: “Colchester lad probably just taken the worst penalty I’ve ever seen. Keeper has dived, got back up & punched the pen away. Unbelievable scenes.”Despite the embarrassing result, Mauricio Pochettino failed to slam his players for the defeat.But the result piles the pressure on the Spurs boss, with talk of a crisis emerging in North London. Colchester lad probably just taken the worst penalty I’ve ever seen. Keeper has dived, got back up & punched the pen away. Unbelievable scenes.— L.i.am (@GilesyL14) September 24, 2019 The 24-year-old sauntered towards the ball with the shootout level at 2-2, but instead of blasting or placing it in the corner, he attempted a cheeky panenka.But the striker’s cheeky chip barely made it to the goal and Spurs goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga stood up from his dive and calmly punched it away.Despite United’s eventual victory, fans online were not willing to let Brown get away with it. Colchester player tried a panenka pen in the shoot out vs Spurs & it got saved! 🤦🏻‍♂️ pic.twitter.com/VfJv7Hwlqi— UpperGwladysBlue (@UpperGwladysBlu) September 24, 2019 That Colchester pen was shocking pic.twitter.com/hRD6jPlqjm— Mark (@MarkTweets76) September 24, 2019center_img 😂😂😂 what a shocking pen from Colchester— Dan (@dannybaldy1995) September 24, 2019 COLCHESTER UNITED recorded a famous League Cup win over Tottenham on Tuesday night but there was a hilarious blip on the Essex side’s copybook.The League Two outfit won 4-3 on penalties after playing out a 0-0 draw in normal time and Jevani Brown’s missed spot-kick for the home side had fans in stitches.Keeper having none of that #panenka #Spurs #Colchester pic.twitter.com/dogD2MFgaB— Aidan (@Aid1Long) September 24, 2019 Colchester fans storm onto pitch as they beat Spurs 4-3 on penalties in shock winlast_img read more

first_imgMadang FC Coach Bob Morris has named a strong side with Vanya Malagin and Max Sengum to captain the team.Morris says after losing the first game in Lae last weekend, the boys are gearing up to register their first win at home tomorrow.He says they will not give any chances to Admiralty to drive into their territory and the game plan is straight forward, to be defensive and hit the target.Morris says they have practiced this week on their mistakes and look forward for their game tomorrow.Meantime the boys from Manus residing in Lae for the NSL season arrived in Madang yesterday and are currently training in Laiwoden.Team Manager Jack Changau told Loop PNG they are prepared to take the grand finalist of last season and will not give them a chance at home game.Changau said Coach Peter Sakael has prepared the boys well with Captain Nigel Yohang ready to lead the boys.He says we know this is their home game and the crowd will be up against them but we are ready to put our heads down and play the best Manus Football.“The team will be named this afternoon,” Changau said.last_img read more

first_imgThe Arsenal man signed for the Gunners from Barcelona in the summer of 2014 for £35million, and has since been a roaring success at the Emirates.And Pellegrini, who left Manchester City in the summer to be replaced by Pep Guardiola, said the club were punished by UEFA for breaching FFP rules, and did not have space in the squad for him.”He was one of the best in the world and he showed it every day,” Pellegrini told Chilean radio station ADN. “He was a major player we wanted to take to City.”We could not take him before he signed for Arsenal, it was because the club was punished for Financial Fair Play. I did not have the space in the squad for him.”Alexis is a complete winner and hopefully he will remain a force for a number of years.”City were found guilty of breaching FFP guidelines in 2014, and were fined over £16m, facing limits on spending and squad size. They signed Eliaquim Mangala, Willy Caballero, Fernando and Bacary Sagna that summer.last_img read more

first_imgOn January 7, 2007, Marcelo debuted in Riazor before Deportivo by replacing Míchel Salgado. 13 years later, the left back has played 496 games in which he has achieved 20 titles: 4 Champions League, 4 Club World Cups, 3 European Super Cups, 4 Suspenders, two King’s Cups and 3 Spanish Super Cups The Brazilian, already recovered from his injury in the soleus, will seek to start against Valencia. The side blows the sails in an awkward situation: during this season he is having a lot of competition with Mendy on the left side. The Frenchman has played 11 games, two more than Marcelo. On the other hand, injuries are being his main obstacle to haggling: three medical parties this season (elongation in the biceps femoris, posttraumatic cervicodorsalgia and a muscle injury in the left soleus). Marcelo, who signed for Madrid in 2006, is the second Real Madrid captain and only beats him Ramos in veterania (2005). In his road map he has the objective of reaching 500 meetings as a Madrid player: the side would be devoted as the thirteenth with more games in history. Ahead has other myths: Chendo (497 games), Roberto Carlos (527), Guti (542), Míchel (559), Pirri (561), Camacho (577), Hierro (601), Gento (601), Ramos (628), Santillana (645 ), Sanchís (710), Casillas (725) and Raúl (741).In addition, he also faces the difficult milestone of being the third defense with the most goals in Madrid: the Brazilian has 36 goals and is 32 Roberto Carlos It will remain for history his goal against Atlético in the final of the Tenth.last_img read more

first_imgGomez provoked and scored the penalty with which Tenerife got into the round of 16 of the Copa del Rey, round in which he will face Athletic. After scoring from eleven meters, the striker jumped the billboard of Heliodoro Rodríguez López and celebrated it with the Tenerife public, after which he put his right hand to his face and marked four positions, on both sides, up and down. Dani Gómez starts to shine in Tenerife. The striker, assigned by Real Madrid to the Tenerife team, went through serious difficulties upon arrival on the island, couples to the poor performance of the white team. But the change of coach (López Garai was dismissed, Rubén Baraja arrived) has meant a change of face for Gómez, which accumulates six titles in the last seven days and has already made four goals this course, in addition to delivering two assists. The last of those goals, against Valladolid in the Copa del Rey, led to a curious celebration. His celebration went unnoticed, whose recipients are his parents; well, in fact, what Dani Gómez did was say “mom” and “dad” in sign language (The movement from side to side mentions the mother; the one from the forehead to the chin, the father). The reason is that Eva, a parent of the striker assigned by Madrid in Tenerife, is currently studying sign language like ‘hobbie’And her son wanted to have a detail with her and her father, Míchel, after scoring what is probably the most important goal he has scored for the moment as a professional. Gomez has a brother who is still part of the Real Madrid quarry: Eric, a member of Cadet A who runs Tristán Celador.last_img read more

first_img“Woodward is being a disaster as an executive and has to leave. A lot of people have told him but he seems not to listen, because he has put a salary of 4 million a year. So we decided to pay him a visit and tell him to his face. We couldn’t talk to him but hopefully he understands the message because we’re not going to disappear. We are not going to do nothing while ruining our club, “ sources close to the group assured the newspaper The Sun.Manchester United condemned what happened through an official statement. “Manchester United condemns the incident on the outskirts of the house of one of our employees. We know that everyone in football supports us. We will work with the Manchester police to identify the attackers. Anyone found guilty will be expelled from the club for life. That fans express an opinion is one thing but trying to endanger someone’s life is something very different. There is no justification for this, “said the club. A group of about 20 Manchester United fans attacked the home of the executive vice president of the Mancunian club, Ed Woodward, on Tuesday night. The group showed up at the door of Woodward’s home, sprayed the entrance door to the farm and put several flares lit above the wall.At first, according to the newspaper The Sun, they were calling the telephone for a long time and, receiving no response, decided to retaliate against the property of the vice president. This newspaper says that Woodward, his wife and their children were not at home while all this was happening.This action, they say, is one more protest against Woodward’s management at the helm of Manchester United, which has been living for several years away from the great successes that it has achieved throughout its history. last_img read more

first_img2. 3MirandésLack3-3 twoMirandésDirect foulone-two 6AlcorcónPenalty3-0 Goals conceded to stopped ball 6AlcorcónPenalty3-0 8AlmeriaPenaltyone-two The stopped ball is being a real headache for Álvaro Cervera. Cádiz suffers in these actions and throughout the season it has been a usual tonic to receive goals in this way. Corners, fouls, penalties and direct fouls have done a lot of damage to the leader. The data shows this: 12 of the 26 conceded goals have been stationary or what is the same, Almost half of the many received this season have come this way (46% of the total). twenty-oneNumanciaPenaltytwo-4 6AlcorcónLack3-0 twenty-oneNumanciaCornertwo-4 onePonferradinaCorner3-one 14SportingCorner3-one Working dayRivalTypeOutcome 3EstremaduraLacktwo-one The strategy is still the pending issue in this campaign and to achieve promotion, it is something that the team must change. The truth is that the yellows fit little. They are currently the second LaLigaSmartBank team that receives the least, behind Málaga, with 25. But it is a facet to improve As Cervera has stated at a press conference more than once. Before facing Racing on the fourth day, the coach spoke to the media about this issue: “We trained him but this week we have placed more emphasis. It can’t be that when we stop the ball they hurt us, it’s fundamental ”. In the first three games the team conceded three goals and they all reached the ball.Total, Cádiz has received three goals after a corner (Ponferradina, Sporting and Numancia), one of direct failure (Mirandés), three missing (Extremadura, Alcorcón and Mirandés) and five penalty (Alcorcón, twice, Almería, Numancia and Málaga). 28MalagaPenalty0-one Although the stopped ball represents almost half of the goals that fit the Cadiz team, it is true that He hasn’t done much damage in the form of points. The 12 goals have meant only five points less. In the nine games in which he conceded goals for a stopped ball, he only lost three. Before Alcorcón (3-0), in which the three goals came in this way (two penalty and one foul); against Numancia (2-4), where the Sorianos scored somewhat from corner and another from 11 meters; and against Málaga (0-1), last day, with a lonely penalty goal by Adrián. The goal with the ball that caused more damage to the yellow team was that of Odei, of Mirandés, on day 23. The defender scored in 96 ’to snatch two points from Cádiz, after finishing off a foul. That goal meant the final 3-3.last_img read more

first_imgThe Federal Council declared last Friday that the country was in a “special situation” in view of the cases of COVID-19 now and outbreaks of the next epidemic, such as that found in northern Italy, so he took that measure at least until March 15.If the authorities do not extend the ban beyond that date, both leagues will resume immediately and will be played normally.The clubs discussed the option of organizing games behind closed doors, but this possibility was ruled out for economic reasons.This group said that it continues to monitor the situation carefully and in collaboration with teams, partners and authorities and that if the Federal Council extends the ban on events or there are other broader conditions there will be a new meeting in this regard. The leaders of the twenty clubs of the Swiss Football League, meeting this Monday in Bern, They have decided to postpone the dispute of the parties in the highest category and in the second division at least until March 23 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.After the postponement of the twenty-fourth day, it was also agreed to do the same with the meetings of the next three after the Federal Council (Government) announced the prohibition of any public event with over a thousand attendees to prevent the spread of coronavirus.last_img read more