MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal The move comes hot on the heels of a furor following French tennis federation chief Bernard Giudicelli describing the “Black Panther” catsuit American star Williams wore at the French Open in May as “going too far”.Williams at the time took the announcement in her stride, describing her relationship with the French Open organizers as wonderful.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“He’s (Guidicelli) been so easy to talk to,” Williams said. “My whole team is basically French so, yeah, we have a wonderful relationship.”Forget congratulated Williams on her attitude. “Why not reconcile elegance without harming the creativity of designers,” he suggested.Forget gave a few examples of over-extravagant outfits including the denim jeans and fluorescent leggings once worn by Andre Agassi, Gustavo Kuerten’s yellow t-shirt in 1997 and Stan Wawrinka’s checked shorts in 2015.“We have a new stadium renovation and new outfits would reconcile elegance, modernity and practicality,” he said.Forget went on to say that perhaps the completion of the new look Roland Garros site in 2021 might be the perfect time to introduce the dress code.Rafael Nadal voiced support for the move from the US Open on Monday explaining he saw no reason the French Open, which he has won eleven times, couldn’t limit what players wear.“I really believe when you have a tournament like Wimbledon that does what they want you cannot say to another event that they have to do another thing,” he said.“Why if Wimbledon have their own rules, why can’t Roland Garros?” NVGRELATED STORIES:Serena Williams returns in style at US OpenFashion flap: Serena OK with French Open despite catsuit ban LATEST STORIES View comments “With social media everything goes viral these days,” Forget said.“Serena was perfect, defusing any budding controversy,” he explained.“The idea with the dress code will be much more flexible than the one at Wimbledon, which has hardened over time,” he said.Wimbledon has a strict all-white dress code for it’s June lawn tennis tournament.“Our current regulations allow for anything and with no framework, some feel certain players are a bit too out there,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Serena Williams at the French Open 2018. Image: CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFPFrench Open director Guy Forget says Serena Williams’ attitude defused a potential row over an up-coming dress code that he insists will be far less strict than the one at Wimbledon, French sports daily L’Equipe reported on Tuesday.The idea he said would be to establish a certain level of elegance or as he put it “a Roland Garros style”.ADVERTISEMENT PBA: NLEX bounces back, sidetracks Columbian Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines?
Days after reportedly confessing to detectives that he dealt his son-in-law a fatal blow to the head, Kumar Samaroo was remanded to prison after his arraignment on Thursday at the Mahaica Magistrate’s Court.He will make his next court appearance on April 4.Twenty-three-year-old Muneshwar Bisnauth of Airy Hall, Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara (ECD) was found dead at his in-law’s Lot 20 Dundee, Mahaicony, ECD residence on Sunday. It was reported that the father of one was reportedly imbibing with his 16-year-old wife and her parents when an argument ensued. Shortly after, the fisherman’s lifeless body was discovered lying in the yard, with a gaping wound to the head.Initially, Bisnauth’s wife and mother-in-law told the Police that he fell and hit his head in the yard. However, their story did not add up and as such, the three were taken into custody for further questioning.The following day, Samaroo confessed to murder during interrogation by detectives. The suspect allegedly told Police that he dealt one blow to the man’s head with a piece of wood during an argument.A post-mortem examination conducted on Wednesday morning confirming that Bisnauth died as a result of brain hemorrhage and blunt trauma to the head. According to State Pathologist, Dr Nehaul Singh, the injuries were consistent with a lash to the head.Meanwhile, the suspect had also confessed to instructing his relatives to “wash down” the blood before they called the dead man’s relatives to inform them about his death.
Brad Penny had been the National League’s All-Star Game starter earlier that summer, and even if he hadn’t been the same since, even if his second-half numbers had been grossly inflated, well, the rest of the team was too busy trying to save the season to worry much about it. Right now, as the Dodgers are making a furious, late-season push toward what they hope will be an eventual playoff berth – and they took another step on Tuesday night, beating the Chicago Cubs, 6-2, before 37,834 at Wrigley Field for their seventh victory in their last nine games – Penny is giving them no such cause for concern. It’s true that he had another stellar first half, and that he made another All-Star team. It’s true that he has fallen off slightly since then, quadrupling his loss total from one to four, and his second-half ERA is more than a run higher. It’s true that he is walking more batters now, 31 of them in 68
Manuel Pellegrini is refusing to concede defeat in the Premier League title race despite Manchester City’s defeat at Liverpool.City remain five points behind Chelsea having a played a game more than the leaders following the 2-1 reverse at Anfield on Sunday.Pellegrini knows his side must improve, and quickly, to have any chance of overhauling Jose Mourinho’s side, but he is not prepared to give up hope of retaining the title with 11 games still left to go.“It is more difficult but the only thing the team cannot do is give up,” said the Chilean.“We must continue fighting. We have 33 points more [to play for] and it is important for us to improve and try to win the next game. It is a missed opportunity.”Pellegrini admits mistakes and missed opportunities are costing his side.Vincent Kompany allowed Raheem Sterling too much space to assist Jordan Henderson for Liverpool’s brilliantly-taken first goal, while City missed chances to add to Edin Dzeko’s strike, with Sergio Aguero going closest when he struck a post in the first-half.Pellegrini said: “Two beautiful goals beat us but for the first goal we made too many mistakes.“I also think we had some chances and we were unlucky. Small things like Kun’s (Sergio Aguero’s) shot across goal can make a big difference.”
1 Palermo attacker Franco Vazquez AC Milan are lining up a January offer for Tottenham and Southampton target Franco Vazquez, according to sources in Italy.The 26-year-old has become an integral part of the Palermo first team since returning from a loan spell at Rayo Vallecano during the 2012/13 season.The midfielder scored 10 goals in 37 Serie A matches last term, when he struck up an exciting partnership with Paulo Dybala, attracting the attention of a long list of clubs – including Spurs and the Saints.However, so insistent on keeping hold of him, Palermo issued an official statement declaring that Vazquez was not for sale.But now, according to reports in Italy, Milan are once again ready to test Palermo’s resolve to hang onto him with a bid of around £15m when the window opens.
But the services are hard to find for the 2,000 people a month the unit helps. Homeless inmates often need supportive housing, job placement, drug treatment and social security income or general relief income, Center said. “There’s a bias,” Center said. “There’s a perception that people coming from jail are scary, when in fact a lot of these guys are not. They just need some help. They’re just homeless people who got caught up in the justice system.” Center and his team link inmates to services all over the county – places such as Tarzana, Lancaster, and locally, the Central San Gabriel Valley Worksource Center in El Monte. Program manager Gordon Porter said that of the 2,000 people who use the center to find jobs each month, about 80 are recently released inmates. “They’re our most difficult clients to place,” Porter said, echoing comments from Center and Smith. “The fact that you have a criminal background prevents you from getting most apartments and jobs,” Smith said. “So they end up on Skid Row.” But the El Monte center has relationships with employers willing to hire people with records, Porter said. A grocery store recently hired 13 of their “special needs” clients, he added, though he was reluctant to specify which store. “People are prejudiced,” Porter said. “But we have more successes than failures.” In fact, the center has found that its clients with records are more likely to keep their jobs for a year than the rest of the people who use the center, Porter said. El Monte Councilman Juventino “J” Gomez said he was unaware of the county’s efforts to find services for recently released inmates. “If they’re not from El Monte, then I don’t want them coming to El Monte,” Gomez said. “We’ll deal with our own homeless population.” The Sheriff’s Department should let El Monte police know if it sends people to the city, Gomez added. Agent Richard Luna of the El Monte Police Department said he hadn’t noticed any increase in homelessness or related problems. “We have a pretty good relationship with Worksource,” Luna said. “They (the clients) tend to come in and get their services, and then take the steps to keep themselves off the street.” In Hacienda Heights, Colleen Castellano, the emergency assistance center director at the East San Gabriel Valley Coalition for the Homeless, calls the county program “tremendous.” “We get a lot of inmates who have just gotten out of jail, and they have no resources and are just trying to survive day to day,” Castellano said. Often, they return to jail, she said. Center calls the people who cycle through the jail again and again “frequent fliers.” “The folks we’re dealing with, they’re just mentally ill or drug addicted and they just need help, or they’ll be back in jail 50 times,” he said. “All it would take is a little bit of money to help them stabilize their life. It’s a no-brainer to me.” firstname.lastname@example.org (626) 962-8811, Ext. 2730160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! For five years, the sheriff’s Community Transition Unit has tried to connect homeless inmates with services before releasing them from jail. Now, Los Angeles County hopes to expand the program. As part of a $100 million homelessness prevention plan, $1.5 million was set aside to hire a nonprofit to continue the work. “Study after study has shown that jail isn’t helping people. It’s making things worse,” said Brian Center, the unit’s commander. “The only way to keep them off the street or out of jail is to get them services.” AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.Before the Sheriff’s Department got involved, homeless inmates were likely to be released from jail in downtown Los Angeles with nothing to do but walk a few blocks south to Skid Row, officials said. From there, many ended up back in jail, said Center, who emphasized most are in for drug or other nonviolent charges. Garrison Smith, the county’s homeless coordinator, said there’s no opportunity for the former inmates to stabilize. “If they don’t have anything to go to when they leave prison, then why wouldn’t they end up back on the street?” Smith said. It costs more money to house them in jail than to provide services, he added. “These aren’t special services,” Smith said. “These are benefits that anyone who’s destitute qualifies for.”
After beating their nearest rivals last Monday night and following it up by securing a place in this season’s FA Cup Final, it certainly has been a big week for fans of Manchester City.However, for the fans of the blue side of Manchester based in Donegal, it promises to be another big week as the Barclays Premier League trophy and FA Community Shield make their way to Ballybofey on Friday next, 19th April.In addition to the two trophies visiting Bonners Corner Bar in Ballybofey – the home of the Blues in Donegal – three former City players will also be there. Johnny Crossan, Gary Owen and Paul Lake all played over one hundred games each for the club during three different eras at the club. All three have great stories to tell about their times at the club, and they will be involved in a Questions and Answers session in Bonners from 9.45pm on Friday evening. Once that has finished, the night will end with a soccer quiz with supporters of others club invited to come along for what should be a great night’s craic. Although City are massive outsiders at this stage to retain the Premier League title they won last season, the trophy will come to Ballybofey on Friday with City still holders of the title. The Community Shield was won at the start of this season when City beat Chelsea 3-2 at Villa Park. Should City go on and win the FA Cup next month, they will return to Wembley in August to defend the Community Shield.The Donegal Branch is now into its fifth season and for the past four years have had its base in Bonners Corner Bar, Ballybofey. In February 2012, the bar became just the tenth recipient of the “Heart of the City” award – an acknowledgment from Manchester City themselves to supporters clubs throughout the world. On the same evening that City were presenting the award to Bonners and the Donegal SC Branch, the FA Cup was on show in Bonners.While the Q&A session and Soccer Quiz is open to anyone to attend, admission to see the two trophies is strictly by ticket only. Tickets are currently on sale in Bonners Bar, Ballybofey priced at €5 for adults and €1 for children for non-members of the Supporters Club. Everyone wanting to see the trophy must be in possession of a ticket. The trophies will be on display from 6.30pm to 10.30pm approximately.On Friday night, the Donegal Manchester City Supporters Club are the match sponsors for the Finn Harps v Salthill Devon game which is taking place at Finn Park (kick-off 8.00pm). The Manchester City Supporters Club urges all football supporters in Donegal to come out and support Finn Harps – not just on Friday night, but at every home game in Finn Park. MAN CITY DONEGAL SUPPORTERS CLUB – BIG WEEK AHEAD was last modified: April 15th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)
RESULTS Bristol City beat Fulham, QPR win for first time since October, Leeds go top Chelsea have watched Leeds ace ‘perfect for Premier League football’ regularly BRAGGING RIGHTS Jansson explains why he prefers Brentford boss Frank to ‘mental’ Bielsa WHITE KNIGHT Milner joined Newcastle from Leeds in 2004 Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack James Milner and Alan Smith loved playing for Leeds James Milner wishes things had been different at Leeds and says he regrets not being able to play for his boyhood club for longer.The Liverpool midfielder came through the youth ranks at Elland Road and made his club debut when he was 16.However, when Leeds were relegated in 2004, he was sold to Newcastle for around £5million, though this took him by surprise. ROUND-UP 3 impact SOMETHING’S RON Haaland signs Man United kit amid £76m rumours… and posts Leeds pic too Leeds lose at Fulham, West Brom held, Charlton’s winless run continues 3 How Ronaldinho ‘tricked’ Brazil teammate into joining Man United over Leeds round up “It was a very tough time to get relegated and there were a lot of financial things going on – things in the papers, off-field problems… you had to grow up quickly by watching the senior players and how they were dealing with everything,” he explained to FourFourTwo.“As hard as it was, I learned a lot very quickly. Within two years I’d had numerous managers, and highs and lows. By the start of my second season, Peter Reid had come in and I was sent on loan to Swindon. I did quite well there, went back to Leeds and started playing in every game.“But then, in 2004, I turned up on the first day of pre-season thinking we were going to discuss a new contract, and someone said: ‘You’re going up to Newcastle for your medical tomorrow’. I was like: ‘Am I?’ That was tough. Leeds go top of Championship with win over Yorkshire rivals Huddersfield compared 3 Since leaving Leeds, Milner has won the Premier League with Man City and played in a Champions League final with Liverpool Leeds back on top: What happened in the Championship on Tuesday night? Another boyhood Leeds fan, Alan Smith, also waived money he was entitled to when he made the controversial transfer to Manchester United in 2004. Despite once claiming he would never join Man United, the club were forced to accept a £7m bid from their hated rivals and Smith wasnt too popular with some supporters. Leeds legend Peter Lorimer, though, has since revealed that, of the interested clubs, Man United were the only ones prepared to pay the transfer fee in full, rather than spread out payments. Leeds fans didn’t want him to go there but as far as the club is concerned, Alan Smith going there probably saved us from going into administration or liquidation a lot earlier than we did, he said.“I had five years left on my contract. I was entitled to money, but the last thing I wanted was to see Leeds go bankrupt,” Smith told FourFourTwo in 2016. Leeds news PLAY HIM “It was disappointing that I didn’t get to play for Leeds for longer, but to do it at all was pretty special.”Milner had done it all at the club, having been a season ticket holder, ball boy, first team player and, for a brief time, the Premier League’s youngest scorer when at 16 he scored for Leeds against Sunderland – James Vaughan later broke his record.So when it was time to leave he waived the money owed to him in order to help the financially stricken club.“What little money the club owed me, I gave up to help them, and they got a transfer fee,” he added.“So it was portrayed to me that it was in the best interests of the club [for me to leave] due to all of the financial difficulties. I thought I was going the right thing by the club.” coming soon? Ljungberg ‘feels sorry’ for on-loan Arsenal man over lack of game time
REVEALED It just wasn’t Romelu Lukaku’s night… 😬 pic.twitter.com/bm6saLfA0l— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) October 23, 2018 As soon as someone passes to Lukaku, I instantly know that we’ve lost possession.— Ryan. 🔴 (@Vintage_Utd) October 23, 2018 Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury That’s it. Lukaku has to be dropped. There is no way we can continue to accept performances like that. Promote Mason Greenwood, play Alexis there, anything. That cannot be accepted on a weekly basis.— The Man Utd Way (@TheManUtdWay) October 23, 2018 Just a regular Juventus Left-back named Lukaku starting off a counter attack#MUNJUVpic.twitter.com/3X3inWnVt3— Hello, I cum in peace💦 (@MaxxyFire) October 23, 2018 Juventus back 5 was pure quality todayWith Cancelo, Bonucci, Lukaku, Chiellini and Alex Sandro – Man United were never going to score pic.twitter.com/3R7h8yp4s5— Mihir Thakrar (@MihirThakrar) October 23, 2018 ADVICE Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? REPLY Three pitch invaders, you forgot Lukaku https://t.co/S25zHe0wA7— Banana Rojo (@LeanMemphis) October 23, 2018 RANKED BEST OF Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Lukaku’s first touch tho… This man cost £90m 😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/cNkA51SSvp— 🏴 Craig Gio McKay (@MaccaGio) October 23, 2018 shining Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Most popular football news Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won I remember reading tweets that Lukaku stays behind at training to teach Rashford and Martial how to finish. Finish what? Finish their food?— Mohamed ElNneny (@ElNnenyM) October 23, 2018 Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ REVEALED no dice huge blow Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Lukaku plays like that guy in school who never took his jacket & bag off when playing football at lunch— Mike Sanz (@mikesanz19) October 23, 2018 Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Lukaku needs to spend less time lifting weights, no? He doesn’t need to be as big as he is. pic.twitter.com/RPyw4nUwoS— Scott Patterson (@R_o_M) October 23, 2018Jose Mourinho, though admitting the situation was not perfect at the moment, defended his striker. “A complete understanding that the player is a fantastic professional that wants to give everything,” the manager said after the match.“Not just with the goals he is not scoring but also in his confidence, in his movement, his touch. He is not linking the game well with the team.“But he is our striker and he a is a good striker we believe in. Could I play Rashford there? But then I don’t have a winger as in this moment we have a difficult situation.“Romelu is a hard-working guy and a good professional. One day the goals will arrive and the confidence will be back.” MONEY It just wasn’t Romelu Lukaku’s night.Following, Manchester United‘s 1-0 defeat to Juventus, the striker’s goal drought now stretches to eight games.Ahead of the game, the Belgium international said he is working on improving his understanding with his team-mates and things will click when this happens.Lukaku has scored four Premier League goals this season, but those watching him in action in the Champions League were not impressed as you can see below. Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade
Drake (28-23, 16-8 MVC) clinched the number two seed for next week’s MVC Tournament held in Carbondale, Ill., May 12-14 with the two wins over Bradley (18-28, 12-14 MVC). The Bulldogs won the first game over the Braves by a score of 8-6 and then rallied to win the second game, 10-4. Preview Pena led the offense in the first game with three hits, adding two runs scored and two runs batted in along with a walk. Megan Sowa (Gurnee, Ill.) had two hits and two runs scored and one RBI. Smith finished 1-for-3 at the plate with the one home run and three RBI. Drake’s 1 through five hitters combined to go 8-for-16 at the plate with eight runs scored and seven RBI. Live Stats The Braves tied the game at 2-2 in the top of the second inning with a solo home run by Kendall Duffy. Bradley took a 3-2 lead in the third inning, but Drake answered right back in the bottom of the inning as starting pitcher Nicole Newman (Madison, Wis.) helped her cause hitting a RBI single down the third base line. Next Game: Bradley 5/8/2016 – 12:00 PM Sowa led Drake with three hits, including two doubles, along with two runs scored and one RBI. Frank and Pena each had two hits, two runs scored and one RBI. Smith finished 1-for-4 with the home run and three RBI. Drake’s 1-5 hitters were blistering again in the second game, combining to go 9-for-18 with eight runs scored and six RBI. Drake quickly answered in the bottom of the inning with solo home runs by Kelsey Wright (Olathe, Kan.) and Taryn Pena (Columbia, Ill.) to take the lead at 2-1. Newman allowed all six runs, but struck out 12 to earn the win and improve to 20-12. Drake and Bradley will close out the regular season Sunday with a single game at noon. McKinnon will be honored for Senior Day prior to the start of the game. Print Friendly Version Drake’s bats broke out in the fifth inning. After a 1-2-3 inning from Newman in the circle, the Bulldogs had five runs on four hits. Pena started the scoring with a RBI single and the next batter, Kailee Smith (Murrieta, Calif.), launched a three-run home run over the fence as Drake led 8-3 after four innings. Drake took the lead back for good in the fourth inning after Wright led off the frame with a triple and then came in to score on a double by Kennedy Frank (Chesterfield, Mo.). Sowa then hit another double to bring in Frank and to give Drake a 6-4 lead after four innings of play. In the sixth inning, Drake busted out for more runs as Pena had a run-scoring single for the first run and then Smith followed with her second home run of the day, another three-run shot, as Drake led 10-4. Smith closed out the game with three quick outs and she improved to 3-2 with the win. She was great in relief as she allowed zero runs on five hits with one strikeout and one walk. Bradley scored three runs in the fifth inning, but Drake held on for the win. In the second game, Bradley jumped out to a 4-0 lead after one and a half innings. The Braves scored two runs in the first and two in the second off Drake starter Mariah McKinnon (Oxford, Iowa). Smith came in for McKinnon with zero outs in the second inning and allowed two runs to score on a RBI single by Maria Schroeder, but escaped further damage as Schroeder was thrown out at second trying to stretch it to a double and ended the inning. Drake started the rally with one run in the bottom of the second inning and then tied the game with three runs in the third inning. In the third Kaitlyn Finneran (Morrison, Ill.) drove in a pair of runs with a RBI single and Ashlie Chambers (Ankeny, Iowa) followed with a run-scoring single to tie the game at 4-4 after three innings. Full Schedule Roster Bradley scored the first run of the opening game in the top of the first inning after a leadoff triple by Kelly Kapp, who later scored on a double steal with Maria Schroeder. Watch Live Wichita State claimed the conference regular season title with its doubleheader split with over Southern Illinois Saturday in Wichita, Kan. Drake will play Friday, May 13 at 2:30 p.m. against the winner of Friday morning quarterfinals action between the number three seed vs. the number seven or six seed. Every game will be broadcast via The Valley On ESPN3. DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University softball team swept Bradley in a Missouri Valley Conference doubleheader Saturday at Ron Buel Field.