NASCAR at Talladega results: Ryan Blaney wins dramatic Geico 500; Bubba Wallace falls just short

first_imgRicky Stenhouse Jr. finished second and Aric Almirola finished third.WHAT. A. FINISH. Retweet to congratulate Ryan @Blaney on his WIN at Talladega! pic.twitter.com/GfNSc7g7mB— FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) June 22, 2020Bubba Wallace, the lone Black driver in the Cup Series, received a powerful show of support from fellow competitors before the race after a noose was discovered in his garage stall Sunday. He ran as high as third in the final 20 laps before dropping back to 14th because of a fuel shortage.Sporting News tracked live lap-by-lap updates and highlights from Monday’s NASCAR race at Talladega. Follow below for complete results from the Geico 500.MORE: Watch NASCAR racing live with fuboTV (7-day free trial)Full race results, details from NASCAR at TalladegaTop 20 finishersPos.DriverCar No.Team1Ryan Blaney12Team Penske2Ricky Stenhouse Jr.47JTG Daugherty Racing3Aric Almirola10Stewart-Haas Racing4Denny Hamlin11Joe Gibbs Racing5Erik Jones20Joe Gibbs Racing6Chris Buescher17Roush Fenway Racing7Alex Bowman88Hendrick Motorsports8John Hunter Nemechek38Front Row Motorsports9Kurt Busch1Chip Ganassi Racing10Kevin Harvick4Stewart-Haas Racing11William Byron24Hendrick Motorsports12Ty Dillon13Germain Racing13Jimmie Johnson48Hendrick Motorsports14Bubba Wallace43Richard Petty Motorsports15Ryan Preece37JTG Daugherty Racing16Corey LaJoie32Go FAS Racing17Joey Logano22Team Penske18Michael McDowell34Front Row Motorsports19Brad Keselowski2Team Penske20Tyler Reddick8Richard Childress RacingLead changes: 56Leaders: 19Cautions: 9Highlights from Geico 500 at TalladegaAll times Eastern.7:50 p.m.: RYAN BLANEY WINS IT. There was a wreck behind him but the flag stayed green.Won it by THAT much.@Blaney | @TalladegaSuperS | #GEICO500 pic.twitter.com/m8YTtwY2sW— NASCAR (@NASCAR) June 22, 2020WHAT A FINISH! It’s @Blaney! #NASCAR #GEICO500 @TalladegaSuperS pic.twitter.com/o0tUFuAgg2— Steve Luvender (@steveluvender) June 22, 2020WHAT. A. FINISH. Retweet to congratulate Ryan @Blaney on his WIN at Talladega! pic.twitter.com/GfNSc7g7mB— FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) June 22, 20207:47 p.m.: Overtime run order below.OVERTIME coming up at Talladega.Here’s your order: Blaney-Harvick-Buescher-Stenhouse-Keselowski-Custer-Newman-Bowyer-TDillon-McDowell-Almirola-Hamlin-Jones-LaJoie-Bowman-KuBusch-Reddick-Nemechek-DiBenedetto-Byron-Logano-Truex-Johnson-Wallace-Preece-Gaughan.— Jeff Gluck (@jeff_gluck) June 22, 20207:40 p.m.: Caution. Harvick and Johnson get tangled up.Jimmie goes around! Caution is out LATE at Talladega. Get to FOX for this finish. pic.twitter.com/SVOvCXgjTf— FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) June 22, 2020NASCAR overtime at @TalladegaSuperS— Jayski.com (@jayski) June 22, 2020Caution!! Harvick spins Johnson!— Jeff Gluck (@jeff_gluck) June 22, 2020Lap 185: Caution ⚠️Wow, needed that as Jerry Baxter had told @BubbaWallace he could not make it on fuel to the 🏁— Richard Petty Motorsports (@RPMotorsports) June 22, 20207:38 p.m.: Reddick still ahead with five laps to go.7:37 p.m.: A storybook finish looks like it’s not going to happen here for Wallace.”We’re just not going to make it,” –Bubba Wallace’s crew chief— Jordan Bianchi (@Jordan_Bianchi) June 22, 20207:36 p.m.: Wallace is running out of gas. He’s in fourth.Bubba is going to cycle his fuel switch and is told if it sputters, he needs to pit.— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) June 22, 20207:34 p.m.: Reddick still holds a narrow advantage at Lap 178.10 to go.Reddick Logano Hamlin Preece Wallace.— Jayski.com (@jayski) June 22, 20207:29 p.m.: Well, well, well. This is unexpected.New leader, @TylerReddick a Lap 173#NASCAR— Chris Knight ツ (@Knighter01) June 22, 20207:26 p.m.: Alex Bowman is the leader with 20 laps left. Tyler Reddick and Logano are right behind him.20 laps to goAlex BowmanTyler ReddickJoey LoganoDenny HamlinRyan PreeceKurt BuschBubba WallaceRicky Stenhouse JrJimmie JohnsonKevin HarvickCole CusterRyan BlaneyClint BowyerBrad KeselowskiJohn Hunter Nemechek— Matt Weaver (@MattWeaverAW) June 22, 20207:24 p.m.: Logano is being told to conserve fuel down the stretch.7:18 p.m.: Wallace is up to fifth place with 30 laps to go.7:13 p.m.: Byron holds the lead now.7 p.m.: Another caution comes shortly after the restart.Trouble for Brennan Poole and Joey Gase in Talladega. pic.twitter.com/SCHySO93V1— FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) June 22, 2020Caution for Brennan Poole and Gase. #nascar @NASCARONFOX— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) June 22, 20206:45 p.m.: Chase Elliott crashes and the yellow flag comes out. He was running in fourth place.It won’t be a repeat #GEICO500 win for @chaseelliott.The No. 9 brings out the caution at @TalladegaSuperS. pic.twitter.com/7VB6FcQy3Z— NASCAR (@NASCAR) June 22, 2020134/188Chase Elliott goes around. Damage to all corners. Flat left front.He’s asked if he’s okay.”Yeah, I’m fine.”He spun getting a push from Keselowski into Logano. Austin Dillon got damage in it.— Matt Weaver (@MattWeaverAW) June 22, 20206:42 p.m.: Matt Kenseth dips out.”Something broke, I don’t have any brakes.” –Matt Kenseth— Jordan Bianchi (@Jordan_Bianchi) June 22, 20206:29 p.m.: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. wins Stage 2.STAGE WINNER: @StenhouseJr (by THAT much) edges @Blaney for the Stage Two win at @TalladegaSuperS.#GEICO500 leaderboard: https://t.co/XrLqbBYpGE pic.twitter.com/0NAmbA1rLt— NASCAR (@NASCAR) June 22, 2020Top-10 Stage 21. @StenhouseJr2. @Blaney3. @KyleBusch4. @keselowski5. @CBellRacing6. @joeylogano7. @BubbaWallace8. @ColeCuster9. @Chris_Buescher10. @WilliamByron #NASCAR— Chris Knight ツ (@Knighter01) June 22, 20206:27 p.m.: Back to green with two laps remaining in Stage 2.6:20 p.m.: Caution for debris on the track with six laps left in Stage 2.6:19 p.m.: Weather delays aside, this has been a fun race so far. A whopping 37 lead changes and plenty of nimble maneuvers.6:11 p.m.: The front of the field is ordered as follows: Blaney, Keselowski, Logano, Stenhouse Jr. and Kyle Busch.5:59 p.m.: Halfway through the race. That means the result will count, even if every lap isn’t completed.5:58 p.m.: Wallace has an NFL star in his corner.Let’s go!! @BubbaWallace— Mark Ingram II (@markingram21) June 22, 20205:56 p.m.: As we approach the crucial Lap 94, the forecast is improving. It’s possible a full race is in the cards.Radio chatter: “I think we’re good on weather for a little bit.”— Jeff Gluck (@jeff_gluck) June 22, 20205:53 p.m.: Wallace is up to eighth. He’d been running 15-20 most of the afternoon.5:33 p.m.: Back to green.5:14 p.m.: NASCAR is going to give this a go, even though more rain is projected soon.NASCAR is going to finish out Stage 1 under caution. Tyler Reddick wins his first career stage in the Cup Series.Others getting stage points:2. Bowman3. Logano4. Johnson5. KyBusch6. Blaney7. Keselowski8. KuBusch9. Elliott10. Byron— Jeff Gluck (@jeff_gluck) June 22, 2020NASCAR will finish the stage under caution. Reddick wins it.They will finish drying the track and go back to green ASAP.— Jayski.com (@jayski) June 22, 2020Drives have loaded back into their cars at Talladega | #NASCAR— Kelly Crandall (@KellyCrandall) June 22, 20205:03 p.m.: Maybe there’s hope after all?UPDATE: Drivers have been instructed to return to their cars at 5:05 PM ET.— NASCAR (@NASCAR) June 22, 20205:02 p.m.: If this is called off, they would start from scratch tomorrow.4:43 p.m.: Here’s how the pre-race act of solidarity came together..@BubbaWallace on @MRNRadio said @JimmieJohnson posted in the driver group chat that he’d be standing with Bubba on pit road.@KevinHarvick then texted him and came up with the idea to push the No. 43 to the front of the grid.— Davey Segal (@DaveyCenter) June 22, 20204:19 p.m.: Red flag comes out because of the rain.4:18 p.m.: Hamlin got a flat tire just before the caution and will lose a lap.Tire trouble for Denny Hamlin at Talladega. pic.twitter.com/vU8L39YBAM— FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) June 22, 20204:15 p.m.: Caution for weather. We were just five laps away from the end of Stage 1. Still 38 laps from being an official race.4:03 p.m.: William Byron takes the lead with 20 laps to go in Stage 1.3:53 p.m.: An ominous rain update.About 30 to 40 minutes before it rains, teams are saying.— Jordan Bianchi (@Jordan_Bianchi) June 22, 20203:45 p.m.: Pre-planned competition caution is put into effect. Logano is the current leader.3:32 p.m.: Joey Logano holds an early lead through 10 laps. He’s followed by Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch.3:24 p.m.: Weather remains a concern. Here’s the target for the race to count.Gotta get to lap 94 today to be official— Pete Pistone (@PPistone) June 22, 20203:24 pm.: Green flag!Retweet if you’re watching! We are GREEN at Talladega Superspeedway. pic.twitter.com/rAqE2blpKy— FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) June 22, 20203:11 p.m.: Engines fired.3 p.m.: Really cool image from before the start of the race. Together pic.twitter.com/D4zW3jA5y5— Bubba Wallace (@BubbaWallace) June 22, 20202:40 p.m.: Lots of powerful support for Bubba Wallace from other drivers today.We rally around @BubbaWallace. Fellow drivers push his No. 43 car to the front in Talladega.#IStandWithBubba pic.twitter.com/n0YwN1qq5l— FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) June 22, 2020#NASCAR drivers gather around the @RPMotorsports No. 43 car w/ driver @BubbaWallace #IStandWithBubbaWallace pic.twitter.com/MboXGhInE5— Jerry Jordan (@JerryJordan_KTT) June 22, 2020What time does the NASCAR race start today?Date: Monday, June 22 Start time: 3 p.m. ETTV channel: FoxLive stream: Fox Sports Go | fuboTV (7-day free trial)The green flag for Monday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega will wave shortly after 3 p.m. ET.The 3 p.m. ET start time for the Talladega race is the second such start time for the Cup Series since it returned to racing last month, with the June 7 race at Atlanta being the other. The July 19 race at Texans and the Aug. 2 race at New Hampshire are the other two events currently confirmed on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule that will start at 3 p.m. ET.NASCAR starting lineup at TalladegaPos.DriverCar No.Team1Martin Truex Jr.19Joe Gibbs Racing2Denny Hamlin11Joe Gibbs Racing3Kyle Busch18Joe Gibbs Racing4Jimmie Johnson48Hendrick Motorsports5Kevin Harvick4Stewart-Haas Racing6Brad Keselowski2Team Penske7Kurt Busch1Chip Ganassi Racing8Alex Bowman88Hendrick Motorsports9Joey Logano22Team Penske10Clint Bowyer14Stewart-Haas Racing11Chase Elliott9Hendrick Motorsports12Ryan Blaney12Team Penske13Matt Kenseth42Chip Ganassi Racing14Ryan Newman6Roush Fenway Racing15Aric Almirola10Stewart-Haas Racing16Tyler Reddick8Richard Childress Racing17Austin Dillon3Richard Childress Racing18Erik Jones20Joe Gibbs Racing19William Byron24Hendrick Motorsports20Ricky Stenhouse Jr.47JTG Daugherty Racing21Chris Buescher17Roush Fenway Racing22John Hunter Nemechek38Front Row Motorsports23Matt DiBenedetto21Wood Brothers Racing24Bubba Wallace43Richard Petty Motorsports25Corey LaJoie32Go FAS Racing26Michael McDowell34Front Row Motorsports27Brennan Poole15Premium Motorsports28Cole Custer41Stewart-Haas Racing29Gray Gaulding27Rick Ware Racing30BJ McLeod77Spire Motorsports31Ryan Preece37JTG Daugherty Racing32Quin Houff00StarCom Racing33Ty Dillon13Germain Racing34JJ Yeley53Rick Ware Racing35Christopher Bell95Leavine Family Racing36Joey Gase51Petty Ware Racing37Daniel Suarez96Gaunt Brothers Racing38Timmy Hill66Motorsports Business Management39Brendan Gaughan62Beard Motorsports40Garrett Smithley78B.J. McLeod Motorsports Ryan Blaney claimed the Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on Monday in dramatic fashion, crossing the finish line first by inches as a crash occurred behind him in overtime.There were 19 different leaders and 56 lead changes in the NASCAR Cup Series race.last_img read more

Woman turns 107 says secret to longevity, ‘I never got married’

first_imgA New York woman who turned 107 on Wednesday shared her secret to longevity is staying single.Louise Signore, who lives in the Bronx, maintains a healthy diet and exercises regularly.However, she credits never having been married for living for more than a century.“I never got married, said Signore. “I think that’s the secret.”Singapore also said that her sister, who is 102-years-old wishes she’d never tied the knot.Signore celebrated her milestone with a birthday party at the Bartow Community Center in Coop City, according to reports.Over 100 people attended the special occasion.Alelia Murphy, 114, currently holds the record for being the oldest living woman in the United States.Murphy is also a New York resident; she and Singapore were both born in Harlem.last_img read more

Muguruza, ‘guest’ this Monday on the return of Kim Clijsters

first_imgAfter being inactive virtually eight years after having additionally stopped between 2007 and 2009, and being 3 times a mom (has one woman and two boys)Clijsters has determined to return to the competitors and has ready to attempt to be aggressive once more. “What do I actually need from life? For the previous seven years, I’ve been a full-time mom. And I find it irresistible. Actually. However I additionally cherished being an expert tennis participant and, actually … I miss that feeling. So … what if I attempt to do each? May I be a loving mom with my three youngsters and the absolute best tennis participant? Let’s do it. Let’s return another time. See you in 2020, ”he stated final September 12 in the video asserting his return. “I’ll settle for an invite to play the 2020 Dubai match. Since I introduced my return, there have been just a few bumps, however I’m trying ahead to getting again on monitor and seeing what this new chapter brings,” the tennis participant wrote on her profile. Instagram just a few days in the past.Muguruza and Clijsters will face one another for the first time this Monday not earlier than 4pm. The Blizen participant got here to play veteran reveals in Grand Slams and labored as a tennis commentator on a number of tv networks, together with Eurosport. Now, with out rating, he’ll choose up a racket on the WTA circuit once more. The winner will most likely see them in second with the Ukrainian Yastremska.Carla Suárez, in the third spherical of the earlierCarla Suarez will play on Monday the go to the ultimate image of Dubai towards the Romanian Sorana Cirstea (about 09:00) after successful this Sunday to the Kazakh Danilina 6-Three and 6-1. On Saturday, the Canary had superior at the expense of the Dutch Schoofs (6-1 and 6-4). Cirstea eradicated the prime primary of the qualy, the German Goerges, and had beforehand appealed to the Italian Giorgi in a really high-ranking standings. The resignation of Kiki Bertens in the Dubai Premier WTA match led to modifications in the predominant draw that have an effect on Garbiñe Muguruza. The Spanish went on to occupy the top-of-the-line line of the Dutchwoman, who received Rybakina in St. Petersburg on Sunday, and as a substitute of debuting towards world quantity 4, Elina Svitolina, simply as the draw had, will achieve this this Monday towards a tennis legend that returns to the courts, Kim Clijsters. Muguruza, invited by the group, will face the 36-year-old Belgian, former world primary and winner of 4 Grand Slams (US Open 2005, 2009 and 2010 and Australia 2011), which is able to play its first official match since August 29, 2012, with defeat in two playoffs towards British Laura Robson.last_img read more

Russia trying to reform – IAAF task force

first_imgMOSCOW (AP):Russia is making efforts to reform after its damaging doping scandal, according to the head of the IAAF taskforce set up to determine whether the country’s ban from global track and field should be lifted.”The Russians have recognised that there is an issue, a problem, and they are trying to fix it,” Norwegian anti-doping expert Rune Andersen told The Associated Press yesterday.Russia was suspended by the IAAF – track and field’s world governing body – from international competition, including the Olympics, in November after a report by a World Anti-Doping Agency panel detailed a state-sponsored doping programme.Andersen, who heads the five-person IAAF taskforce, held meetings Monday and yesterday in Moscow with Russian government and sports officials.”There is an open and frank discussion,” he said. “There are no obstructions to what we’re trying to do. Everyone wants to find solutions to the problems that Russian athletics has had today.”Andersen added that “several” more meetings are planned with “our Russian friends” before the taskforce reports back to the International Association of Athletics Federations in March.In order for Russia to be readmitted in time for this year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the IAAF has said the country must investigate doping cases, remove officials or coaches who were involved in drug use or cover-ups and establish “a strong anti-doping culture”.The Russian athletics federation is due to elect a new president Saturday as part of its own reform programme. The front-runner is long-time general secretary Mikhail Butov, who also sits on the IAAF’s ruling council.”We have talked about the structure, that’s part of the verification criteria; and of course, that will be part of the discussion when we move on to this,” Andersen told the AP.last_img read more

Down to the wire!

first_imgIt has come to this! They will not last, but Jamaica College (JC) surged to the front of the pack yesterday, while the Kingston College (KC) faithful spent much of the day dancing with confidence. But the Calabar lions are roaring again! It was bound to be a close race for the Mortimer Geddes Trophy and that’s what we are getting as we head into the final day of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships inside the National Stadium. When the dust settled on a breakneck day of competition, it’s Jamaica College (JC) out front on 102.5 points ahead of KC, 101 and Calabar nicely poised on 93.50. St Jago are next on 63 points after 17 finals. In the girls title race, Edwin Allen lead the way with 142 points followed by Hydel 102.5, with St Jago, 89.5, Holmwood 68 and Vere 58 at the top of the heap after 20 finals. Nigel Ellis has been setting the standards all year and the St Elizabeth Technical star showed that he is genuinely a few strides better than everyone else, stopping the clock in a blistering 10.18 seconds to win the Class 1 boys 100m final ahead of Raheem Chambers (St Jago), 10.25 and KC’s Jhevaughn Matherson, 10.35. But he wanted to do even more. “The race was excellent, I was going for the record, so I am disappointed that I didn’t get it.  I had a sub-10 time on my mind,” an ambitious Ellis exclaimed. As expected, the Calabar boys took the top two spots in the Class Two 100m, but it didn’t go exactly to script with Michael Stephens winning in 10.48 over his more fancied teammate Dejour Russell, 10.54, with St Jago’s Gary Gordon, 10.77 in third. Patrice Moody (Edwin Allen), 11.49, was too strong for the rest of the field in the Class One girls 100m final as Nelda Huggins (St Jago), 11.67 and Shanice Reid, also from St Jago, finished second and third, respectively. Kimone Shaw (St Jago) destroyed the Class Two girls 100m field and in the process, erased the record of 11.46 to claim gold in 11.40 ahead of Edwin Allen’s Khamoy Farquharson, 11.65 and Shaneil English (St Jago), 11.68.last_img read more

LeBron James’ 33, clutch 3 lift Lakers past Anthony Davis’ Pelicans

first_imgJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James (23) gestures after making a 3-point basket late in the fourth quarter of the team’s NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)Davis had 22 points and eight rebounds in the first three quarters after getting a warm reception from Lakers fans who eagerly followed Los Angeles’ fruitless pursuit of a trade for the forward earlier this season.But Davis sat out the fourth quarter again under the Pelicans’ strange version of a minutes restriction, and James made two enormous shots in the final 2:18 to safeguard the Lakers’ victory.“It was tough not to be on the floor, especially in crunch-time situations,” Davis said. “But they battled. They hit some tough shots toward the end. It was just tough not being on the floor.”And though Davis heard his cheers during player introductions, he didn’t return the love: “I don’t care about that.”Lakers fans are still hoping for good news this summer after their team spent several weeks attempting to make a deal for Davis, whose trade request last month threw both of these teams into upheaval.ADVERTISEMENT Pelicans: Frank Jackson had 15 points in his highest-scoring performance of February. … Jrue Holiday added 19 points. … Miller scored all of his 11 points in the fourth quarter.Lakers: Lance Stephenson limped to the locker room early in the fourth quarter and didn’t return. He sprained the second toe on his left foot, but X-rays were negative. … Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who was an even bigger superstar than Davis when he demanded a trade and ended up with the Lakers in his prime, was in attendance. … Other fans near courtside included Adam Sandler, Todd Gurley, Halsey, NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes and David Beckham, who high-fived Dean Tran after the Lakers fan hit a half-court shot to win $100,000 before the fourth quarter began.CLOSE GAMEBrandon Ingram scored 23 points for the Lakers, who had a 12-point lead early in the fourth quarter before the Pelicans trimmed it to 118-117 on Darius Miller’s 3-pointer with 1:38 to play. After Ingram hit a layup, Reggie Bullock forced a turnover by Holiday before James drilled that one-footed 3-pointer from the corner.“I just trusted my mechanics, trusted my shot and gave it a chance,” James said.Rajon Rondo had 16 assists for the Lakers, who avenged a loss in New Orleans four days earlier with just their third win in nine games overall.JULIUS RULESRandle finished two points off his career high. The big man also appeared to have words with the Lakers’ coaching staff after nearly every one of his baskets, although the smiles on the Lakers assistants’ faces indicated it might have been good-natured. Randle spent his first four NBA seasons with the Lakers before leaving as a free agent last summer. He already had his homecoming game at Staples on Dec. 21, getting 21 points and eight rebounds in a loss. “It’s tough, because we started so strong,” Randle said. “Wish we could have that (final) stretch back.”UP NEXTPelicans: At Phoenix on Friday. While the Pelicans were forced into a future that won’t include the best player in franchise history, practically everyone on the Lakers’ roster outside of James spent the next few weeks reading daily speculation about their possible departure for New Orleans in a trade.Ant Davis’ face after that LeBron three is classic pic.twitter.com/PjEtiAAUCh— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) February 28, 2019The Pelicans elected to hold onto Davis despite the Lakers’ strenuous efforts, but the saga is likely to continue this summer. Until then, the Lakers will continue their pursuit of a playoff berth without Davis, who doesn’t seem bothered on the court by his unclear future or his curious restrictions — he got only 21 minutes.“I’m actually great mentally,” Davis added. “I go out and play basketball. I don’t let nobody steal my joy, no matter what it is.”The Pelicans elected to sit Davis for the entire game last week during the Lakers’ visit to New Orleans, but the Pelicans won anyway.“We knew playing New Orleans that we owed them a little bit of revenge because of the way they killed us there,” said Kyle Kuzma, who scored 22 points for LA.Randle scored 35 points against his former team, but couldn’t finish a comeback against James and the Lakers’ new core during New Orleans’ fifth loss in seven games.TIP-INS Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying LeBron James is good, but Anthony Davis’ reaction is better 🙃 pic.twitter.com/47Ow8zPkNP— ESPN (@espn) February 28, 2019LOS ANGELES — Anthony Davis’ first night in Los Angeles since the trade deadline started with a loud pregame ovation from Lakers fans still hoping he’ll wear their team’s uniform someday soon.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsThe superstar forward ended it on the New Orleans bench while the Pelicans failed to keep up with another superstar who already made his way to Hollywood last summer.ADVERTISEMENT Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:48NBA: Kawhi, George seek more for Clippers than beating Lakers02:14Carpio 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 Damian Lillard, Blazers send Celtics to 4th straight loss View comments LeBron James capped his 33-point performance with a one-legged, fallaway 3-pointer with 31 seconds to play, and the Lakers weathered strong performances by Davis and Julius Randle for a 125-119 victory on Wednesday night. LATEST STORIES Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lakers: Host Milwaukee on Friday.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazillast_img read more

Linden attempted murder accused granted bail

first_imgA Lindener who appeared before magistrate Clive Nurse at the Linden Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday charged with attempted murder, was granted bail.The defendant, Calwyn “Alex” Croal, 47, also known as “Brother” of Lot 178 Blueberry Hill, Wismar, is accused of attempted murder of his estranged wife Simone Belle-Croal, 41, of 604 Half Mile, Wismar and her cousin Sherwin Hughes of Blueberry Hill. He was granted bail in the sum of $150,000.It is alleged that on Sunday, April 3, with intent to commit murder, he discharged a loaded firearm at Belle-Croal and Hughes, at Canvas City, Wismar. The defendant who was represented by Attorney Gordon Gilhuys is scheduled to re-appear in court at a later date.Calwyn Croal, who eluded Police for almost two months, was arrested at Lethem last month in connection with the incident.Reports had indicated that the defendant, who allegedly staked out the yard of his estranged wife’s home, opened fire on the duo, hitting them multiple times across their bodies as Hughes who was said to be driving at the time approached Belle-Croal’s home.Hughes’s wife Annie who was in the vehicle at the time did not sustain any injuries, while Hughes was shot in his arm and back and Belle-Croal six times to her arm, leg and chest.Both were treated at the Linden Hospital Complex and later transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital where they underwent successful surgeries to have the bullets removed.last_img read more

Essequibo Coast woman recovering from hit-and-run

first_imgAs each day passes, a mother is hoping to be able to eat solid food again, since she was involved in a hit-and-run accident two Fridays ago, on the Essequibo Coast Public Road, which caused her to lose several teeth.The 34-year old woman, Marian Moore, of Lot 90 Henrietta Housing Scheme, Essequibo Coast, suffered severe injuries to her mouth and other parts of her body when she collided with a taxi, as she was riding her pedal cycle.Moore, who is a housewife and mother of two, told Guyana Times that she was onThe ailing Marian Mooreher way to purchase school items for her children when a taxi suddenly pulled over and stopped directly in front of her. She said before her brakes could have been applied, the passenger opened the car door and she fell off of her bike.The mother recalled that someone asked if she was hurt and even gave her a bottle of water, meanwhile the driver of the taxi fled the scene without offering any assistance.She was taken to the Anna Regina Health Centre where she received medical attention and was advised to visit the dentist, since a possibility exited for the need of dental surgery.While in much pain, the woman said she visited the Cheddi Jagan Dental Clinic in Georgetown and underwent surgery to remove three of her teeth which were badly damaged due to the accident. She said her condition was so severe that she required stitches to hold damaged gum and other teeth in place.She is presently resting at home and is surviving on liquids due to the injuries to her mouth.The distraught woman said she did not report the matter to the Police and is upset about the fact that she is unable to get justice, since she does not remember the driver nor the licence plate of the car he was driving.She is now left to nurse her injuries and foot the bills which have already cost her over $100,000.last_img read more

Where did it go wrong for PSG in the Champions League?

first_img0Shares0000Edinson Cavani’s failure to fire PSG to victory over Real Madrid cost the Qatari-owned club dear © AFP / FRANCK FIFEPARIS, France, Mar 7 – Paris Saint-Germain invested Sh50bn ($496 million) this summer to try to buy European supremacy, only to crash out of the Champions League at the same last-16 stage as last season.AFP Sport looks at where it went wrong for the Qatari-owned club as they were eliminated 5-2 on aggregate by defending champions Real Madrid on Tuesday: Neymar’s broken foot boneThe absence of Neymar, PSG’s main potential matchwinner, weighed heavily on a team that looked short on attacking ideas without the Brazilian magician waving his wand. When PSG needed him most, and in exactly the match he was bought to win, the 222-million-euro man was in Brazil recovering from a foot operation.Cavani shoots blanksEdinson Cavani became PSG’s all-time top scorer this season, but against Real Madrid the Uruguayan was toothless, with just a lucky bounce off his knee earning him a place on the scoresheet at the Parc des Princes. When his personal goal tally is measured against Cristiano Ronaldo, the score over the two legs was 3-1 to the Portuguese World Player of the Year.Lack of experienceIn 2017, PSG blew a 4-0 lead from the first leg against Barcelona as they capitulated spectacularly in the Camp Nou, losing 6-1. This year they conceded two goals in Madrid when they had seemingly been heading for a 1-1 draw that would have given them a springboard for a second-leg victory. The man who will inevitably wield the axe after the latest failure, club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, did not mince his words: “We know that Real have a lot of experience. We didn’t do what we needed to do to win.” Real have won 12 European crowns, Barcelona five, while PSG have never reached the final — and it shows.Seeing redThe tie was probably getting away from PSG anyway, but Marco Verratti’s disastrous sending-off sealed their fate. The Italian midfielder’s talent has never been in question, but his temperament is seriously suspect. After already earning a first yellow card earlier in the match, he felt he was fouled and charged at German referee Felix Brych to protest. The red card was produced without hesitation, summing up a PSG performance that was at times ragged and ill-disciplined.That man RonaldoCristiano Ronaldo was showing signs of age earlier in the season. Was the glorious reign finally over? He made nonsense of that question with two strikes in the Bernabeu to earn Real a 3-1 first-leg win. The header to open the scores in Paris was his 117th Champions League goal, extending a remarkable record. Any of Real’s quarter-final opponents who write off the 33-year-old will do so at their peril.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

‘Russia’s late goal against topped off the perfect evening’, says Jonny Williams

first_imgJonny Williams has stirred the pot ahead of Wales’ Euro 2016 Group B clash with England by saying Russia’s late equaliser against the Three Lions topped off a perfect evening.The Crystal Palace forward started Wales’ first game in an international tournament for 58 years and won the free kick that Gareth Bale hammered home after ten minutes.Despite Slovakia drawing level, Hal Robson-Kanu, who replaced Williams, found a winner which means Chris Coleman’s side top Group B ahead of Thursday’s showdown with England.And while England’s late capitulation was a source of amusement for the Welsh camp, Williams insists all attention is now on what he called the biggest game of most of the Dragons’ careers.“We were just leaving and saw that Russia got an equaliser in the last minute and it gave us an extra boost,” the 22-year-old said.“Our phones cut out but when we found out that they drew it ended off a perfect evening for us. I think they will come at us after only getting a point in their opening game.“They’ll be a bit deflated after conceding in the last minute. We’re all looking forward to this game now we’ve got the first one out of the way.“We can all now focus on probably the biggest game in most of our careers.”last_img read more