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NLEX ends Alaska run

first_imgLATEST STORIES Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Alaska’s Vic Manuel (left) and Calvin Abueva try to keep possession for the Aces as NLEX’s JR Quiñahan joins the fray during their match Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. —AUGUST DELA CRUZFatigued but holding on long enough, NLEX wrapped up a challenging eight-day stretch by winning all its three games and shoring up its playoff position in the PBA Philippine Cup.And the Road Warriors got their composure tested—and passed with flying colors—along the way.ADVERTISEMENT It was the third straight win for the Road Warriors, who will close out their elimination round schedule with matches against formidable squads Blackwater and TNT KaTropa.“We will just try to get into a spot to make the next round and not play a team with a twice-to-beat advantage,” Guiao said. “That’s the remaining goal for us—try to get to at least sixth place.”Tournament format calls for the top two teams after the eliminations to clash with the seventh- and eighth-seeded squads in the quarterfinals and needing just one win to make the Final Four.FIRST GAMENLEX 96—Alas 15, Fonacier 15, Soyud 15, Quiñahan 12, Ravena 12, Miranda 8, Tiongson 8, Mallari 4, Baguio 3, Al-Hussaini 2, Gotladera 2, Taulava 0.ALASKA 89—Casio 12, Manuel 12, Teng 12, Abueva 10, Cruz 10, Enciso 10, Exciminiano 7, Banchero 4, Racal 4, Thoss 4, Potts 3, J. Pascual 1, Baclao 0.Quarters: 29-18, 52-32, 79-54, 96-89SECOND GAMEADVERTISEMENT Blatche resumes Gilas training Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson MOST READ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases GINEBRA 93—Tenorio 27, J. Aguilar 25, Slaughter 20, Thompson 9, Ferrer 6, Cruz 6, Taha 0, Mercado 0, Caperal 0, Caguioa 0, R. Aguilar 0.TNT KATROPA 78—Castro 17, Williams 17, Pogoy 16, Tautuaa 10, Garcia 8, Reyes 2, Torres 2, Semerad 2, Tamsi 2, Paredes 2, Golla 0, Carey 0.22-18, 44-42, 63-62, 93-78Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 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 OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson View comments “This win is good for us in terms of learning a lot of lessons,” coach Yeng Guiao said with a sigh of relief after his Road Warriors nearly blew a 30-point fourth quarter lead before carving out a 96-89 victory over Alaska that snapped the Aces’ six-game winning streak at Smart Araneta Coliseum.“Even the two games before this was really hard and they (games) helped us in terms of keeping our composure in the endgame,” added Guiao after NLEX rose to 5-4 and put itself firmly in the middle of the pack.“We were actually very tired with this being our third game in eight days.”Barangay Ginebra got 27 points and 11 assists from LA Tenorio and a combined 45 from its twin towers as the Gin Kings handled TNT KaTropa with ease in the nightcap, 93-78, to also rise to 5-4.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkJapeth Aguilar had 25 points and the 7-foot Greg Slaughter 20 and 14 rebounds for the Kings, who dealt the Texters a fifth setback also in nine games.Kevin Alas made key free throws in the waning seconds to save the Road Warriors, who yielded a 32-4 run that had the Aces coming to within two after trailing 87-57 early in the payoff frame. Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreaklast_img read more


NBA Commissioner Adam Silver gets 5-year extension

first_imgCloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Silver has been with the NBA since 1992, and became deputy commissioner under David Stern in 2005. When Stern retired on Feb. 1, 2014 after holding the office for 30 years, Silver took over as the fifth commissioner in NBA history.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial Mexican fans celebrate South Korea’s victory over Germany View comments FILE – In this May 31, 2018, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference before Game 1 of basketball’s NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers, in Oakland, Calif. A diversity report released shows the NBA continues to lead the way in men’s professional sports in racial and gender hiring practices. The league earned an A+ for racial hiring practices and a B for gender hiring practices for an overall grade of an A. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has received a five-year contract extension, a reward for accomplishments that include rapid growth in the value of franchises and attendance records around the league being set annually.Board of Governors Chairman Larry Tanenbaum of the Toronto Raptors announced the deal, one that keeps Silver under contract through the 2024 NBA Finals. Financial terms were not disclosed.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img MOST READ Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95 In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball PLAY LIST 05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball02:14Carpio 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 Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees Silver, 56, led a very smooth series of negotiations with the NBA players union on the way to a new collective bargaining agreement in 2016 — one where salaries around the league soared thanks to a $24.1 billion, nine-year television and media rights deal that he helped strike with Disney and Turner Sports two years earlier.Franchise values of the 30 NBA clubs have risen fivefold, from an estimated $12 billion when Silver took over to $60 billion now. This was also the fourth consecutive season where the league set an all-time attendance record, with 22.1 million fans attending games in 2017-18.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThis season also marked the launch of the first eSports league — the NBA 2K League, which Silver has raved about.“From the NBA’s standpoint, this is our fourth league,” he said earlier this year. “Of course we have the NBA, the WNBA and the G League, and now this is the fourth league in our family, and that’s exactly as we’re treating it: one more professional league.” Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img read more


Post-mortem today for teen who accidentally shot self

first_imgA post-mortem examination will be conducted today on the body of Handel Daniels, 17, of Caracas Village, West Canje, Berbice, who was killed on Thursday evening after the gun he was carrying accidentally went off at a farming camp in Canje Creek, Berbice.This was told to Guyana Times by B Division Commander Ian Amsterdaam on Sunday. The commander further stated that the police recovered a firearm believed to be the one that killed the teenager: “We are not sure if it is the same firearm so we are waiting for the post-mortem to be conducted to see if the fragment recovered from the body matches the gun.”He further explained that the firearm was recovered in a paddle boat that was used to transport the injured teen from the camp to another point, where he was then transferred onto an engine boat.According to reports, the teenager was in the company of others but left to use the lavatory and as he made his way down the farming camp, the steps collapsed.From reports the young man was carrying a gun and it went off, hitting him once to the abdomen. This occurred sometime around 18:30h on Thursday.Commander Amsterdam had previously told this newspaper after the teen was shot, that he was picked up with the intention of seeking medical attention at the New Amsterdam Hospital but was first treated at Baracara Health Centre. The teen reportedly succumbed on his way to New Amsterdam.This newspaper was told that persons who accompanied the teenager for medical attention, could not give an accurate account of the shooting but related what was told to them by the injured lad before he died.The men were detained and questioned but were later released. At the time of initial investigations, the gun had not been recovered.Meanwhile, the Police are continuing their investigations.last_img read more


Pedestrian crushed to death by truck

first_imgA 40-year-old clothes vendor was on Saturday crushed to death at Good Hope, East Coast of Demerara (ECD), after he reportedly walked in front of a moving truck.Dead is Cyon Caunders of Lot 101 Melanie Damishana, ECD.Based on information received, the motor lorry GRR 6081, which is owned by China Railway First Group Guyana Inc, was proceeding East along the northern side of the public road at about 04:20h.The 28-year-old driver alleged that he saw the pedestrian walking East on the northern edge of the road at a certain distance in front of the lorry. As he approached, Caunders reportedly walked suddenly across the road in the southern direction and came into contact with the lorry.Upon seeing that, he claimed he immediately applied the brakes but due to the short distance between Caunders and the vehicle, the pedestrian fell to the ground and was run over by the truck. His head was crushed.Caunders was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC) where he was pronounced dead on arrival. However, the driver abandoned the motor lorry and fled to his residence where he was arrested by Police ranks.A breathalyser test was subsequently conducted which indicated a zero per cent alcohol reading. The body was later identified by his mother.When Guyana Times visited the area, a resident who is employed at a nearby business, related that there was no indication that the truck was speeding.“I work in the night so I come out and see the guy walking in the corner and it had like two cars before he reach the man. But like when the truck come close, that’s when the guy decide to cross the road and like he didn’t watch for any vehicle on the road,” the man said.“From what I see, it didn’t look like he (the driver) was speeding but like he panicked when he see that he actually see that he hit the guy and people around call the Police after he go away,” he added.The onlooker noted that Police ranks arrived shortly after the accident, but it seems as though Caunders died immediately since brain matter was splattered on the roadway.“The entire part of the road had blood and parts of his brains they had to collect so he probably passed before reaching the hospital.”The driver is assisting with the investigations as Police continues to probe the incident.last_img read more


Wire-theft try in A.V. sparks fire

first_imgHurd said firefighters found gloves and rope cutters near the site of the blaze, suggesting an attempt to steal copper wire. Copper-wire theft has become one of the Antelope Valley’s fastest-growing crimes, according to law enforcement officials, who say thieves find it relatively easy to go unnoticed in the vast open desert, then have little difficulty selling the stolen wire to recycling centers. Hurd said a botched attempt to short-circuit a section of the power line ignited the blaze. Copper wire can’t be removed until it is disconnected from the power grid. (661) 267-7802 LANCASTER – Firefighters extinguished a small blaze Tuesday morning in west Lancaster that county Fire Department officials believe was caused by thieves attempting to steal copper wire. The fire was discovered about 6:50 a.m. at a Southern California Edison power line near 100th Street West and Avenue G, fire Inspector Jason Hurd said. The fire burned along a patch of grass, 100 feet by 6 feet, in an open desert field. Edison employees responding to the scene were able to shut down the power lines so that firefighters could fully extinguish the blaze by 7:20 a.m., Hurd said. “It really didn’t have anywhere else to go,” Hurd said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more


Crusaders, Lions go on seven-try Super Rugby romps

first_img0Shares0000The Canterbury Crusaders maintained their imposing home record against South African teams © / John DavidsonBuenos Aires, Argentina, Mar 3 – Reigning Super Rugby champions Canterbury Crusaders and 2017 runners-up Golden Lions scored seven tries each on Saturday as they maintained great early season form with big bonus-point wins.Record eight-time title-holders Crusaders ran in four early tries en route to a 45-28 triumph over Western Stormers in Christchurch. The entire Lions front row scored as they punished 13-man Northern Bulls to win a high-octane local derby 49-35 in Pretoria.Melbourne Rebels are another team that have begun the southern hemisphere competition impressively, beating Sunwolves 37-17 in Tokyo for a second successive win.Rebels top the Australia conference by four points, Crusaders have a similar lead in New Zealand and the Lions have opened a nine-point advantage in South Africa.Coastal Sharks and NSW Waratahs drew 24-24 in a Durban contest that was always tense but riddled with handling errors.The Argentine Jaguares are the only side without a point after suffering a third straight loss by going down 34-9 to Wellington Hurricanes in Buenos Aires.Crusaders’ victory may have come at some cost with fly-half Richie Mo’unga suffering a suspected broken jaw.He was taken to hospital after colliding with Stormers prop Steven Kitshoff and could be sidelined for several weeks.Winger George Bridge again tormented Stormers, scoring two tries after notching a hat-trick the last time the sides met in Christchurch.– Second-half test –Crusaders turned around 31-7 ahead at half-time and while Stormers won kudos for a brave second-half comeback, they never threatened to pull off a sensational victory.“We started off pretty well but full credit to them, they came back and tested us,” said Crusaders captain Sam Whitelock. After beginning with a win over the Hurricanes, Bulls paid dearly for ill discipline as they were savaged by the Lions.Conraad van Vuuren was yellow-carded on 54 minutes for offside and fellow forward Nic de Jager went to the sin bin a minute later for collapsing a maul.The Lions added 14 points when numerically advantaged to go 42-21 clear and got a further try before Bulls scored twice in a late rally.“I was really happy with our mauling,” said Lions skipper Warren Whiteley. “We had to fight for the victory and there is plenty of room for improvement.”Stand-in Bulls captain Handre Pollard said: “Losing two players to the sin bin in quick succession proved too much for us.” Hurricanes reacted to a tongue lashing from coach Chris Boyd after losing at the Bulls by scoring five tries in Argentina to climb from last to second in the New Zealand conference.– Rebels double up –All the threequarters bar All Black Julian Savea scored for the former champions, who led 12-6 at half-time and pulled away in the closing stages.Reigning World Rugby Player of the Year Beauden Barrett started for the first time this season and slotted three of his five shots at goal. Mitch Short came off the bench to score a late try and Bernard Foley converted from the touchline to salvage a draw for Waratahs in an error-strewn match.Wallaby fly-half Foley kicked nine points, taking his Super Rugby total to 758. Fellow Test back Kurtley Beale retired injured in the opening half. There was never more than seven points between the teams and Sharks squandered several scoring chances to win after losing their opener at the Lions.“Sharks have only themselves to blame for not winning,” said SuperSport TV analyst and former Springboks coach Nick Mallett.“Their handling was poor, so was some of the passing and decision making, and they gifted two tries to the Waratahs.”After a first half that ended 10-10, Rebels pulled away to start a Super Rugby season with two victories for the first time.Jack Maddocks scored a hat-trick for the Melbourne outfit, whose chief goal-kicker Jack Debreczeni had an off-day, missing three conversions. 0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more


Confirmed: Burnley complete signing of Manchester United defender

first_img1 Jimmy Dunne has penned a two-year deal with the Clarets Premier League newcomers Burnley have signed defender Jimmy Dunne from Manchester United.The 18-year-old, who was a fixture for United’s youth team last season, has penned a two-year contract at Turf Moor with the option of a third.It means he will link up with former United man Michael Keane, and Dunne says he is hoping to learn from his fellow defender.After completing his free transfer, Dunne told Burnley’s official website: “Michael Keane is someone I look at to try to improve and I haven’t got talking to him yet but he’s similar in terms of being tall and lean.“He’s been through a similar format at Manchester United so hopefully I can learn from him.”last_img read more



first_imgSeamus Doherty, Manus Kelly and the Uptown Cafe team were busy serving customers during the lunchtime rush this week.Promoted PostSince opening its doors last December, Letterkenny’s Uptown Café and XL shop has hit the ground running.Conveniently located in Scally Place, Justice Walsh Road, (behind Letterkenny Courthouse), the café has quickly established itself as a favourite among locals and visitors to the town. will officially launch on Valentine’s Day and all are welcomeUptown Café customers can lounge in splendour while enjoying the laid back café specials.The menu features delicious soup, gourmet sandwiches, daily lunch specials, hot dishes and an excellent selection of coffees and yummy pastries, all expertly prepared in store by the café’s friendly staff.Uptown Café has built a steady customer base and is forging a reputation for offering delicious fresh food, excellent value and great service. The menu includes a range of healthy options including the oven-cooked Uptown Breakfast Special and a range of tasty home baked breads and cakes.Local business men Manus Kelly and Seamus Doherty set up the venture and have been overwhelmed by the support they’ve received to date. Commenting on their first few months in business, Manus Kelly said: ‘We’ve had a busy first few months and are very grateful for all the support we’ve received to date especially from the staff and patients attending the Outpatients Department and Scally Medical Practice which are located directly adjacent to our premises.“Customers are really responding to what we’re doing and we’ve already built a steady stream of regulars, which we’re delighted about. We also have new faces coming through the door every day, with most people hearing about us through word of mouth. We have an excellent team in place and we’re really looking forward to building on a great start.’Uptown Café’s motto is “… love your downtime” and the team is committed to ensuring every customer experiences this with great fresh food, served in a relaxed comfortable café setting.Uptown Café and XL shop will officially launch on Valentine’s Day, Saturday 14th February 2015, with an event from 12 – 3pm.Expect a fun filled day for all the family, with face painting, balloon modelling, music and dance classes for kids, a bouncy castle, a rally car display, and tasty treats from the Uptown Café menu. There will also be an array of special guests popping in throughout the day, as well as lots of giveaways and special offers. Uptown Café is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm and on Saturday’s from 8am to 5pm. Call the café on 074 91 64779 or keep up to date with the latest news on the Uptown Café Facebook page.Love your downtime in Uptown Cafe and XL Shop, Scally Place in Letterkenny.UPTOWN CAFE AND XL SHOP GETS OFF TO A FLYING START! was last modified: February 6th, 2015 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)Tags:CaféletterkennyManus Kellyopen daySeamus DohertyUptown Cafelast_img read more



first_imgClub Notes – Naomh Adhamhnáin – 04.02.14In Association with Letterkenny Shopping CentreMembership Registration for 2014 begins this Wednesday, Feb. 5th in the Clubhouse between 6:30pm and 8pm. Prices are the same as last year. Contact Anne Forde with any queries on 086-8342449. Last One Standing begins this week and there will be a collection night also this Wednesday (5th) in the Clubhouse between 6:30pm and 8pm. Please spread the word and get your entries to Paul McGovern ASAP! Entry forms can be downloaded from the club Facebook page.There is a meeting in the Clubhouse this Monday, Feb. 10th at 7:30pm for all Coaches / Managers / Mentors of all teams that will have players from U8 up to Minor (including adult teams that may be playing minors). There is a new compulsory Child Protection Course coming up in approx. 2 weeks that must be attended by all adults involved with teams that have underage players. It is also hoped that there will be details of Northern Board fixtures for 2014. All managers are also asked to bring any gear they may have that need handed over.Contact Paul McGovern ( asap to book your slot on the Training pitch for the coming season. The pitch is only currently open to those that have games coming up in the next month or so.Girls U14 Football continues every Thursday evening in Game On (Lisnennan) between 6:50pm and 8pm. Cost is €3 per week. Girls U16 Football training begins this Wednesday, Feb. 5th also in Game On between 6:50pm and 8pm. Cost is €3 per week. Training is for all girls born before January 1, 2000.The Hurling & Camogie Academy is up and running again on Friday evenings and takes place in Game On at the following times: U12’s Hurling is 5:30pm – 6:30pmU6/ U8 / U10’s + U12 & U14 Girls are on 6:30pm – 7:45pm. Cost is €3.This week’s winning numbers in the Club Lotto are 1-5-11-12 and we had 3 winners that matched 3 numbers and win €35 each. John McHale, Foxhills; Michael O’Dowd, Beechwood and Kieran McGrath, Ard O’Donnell (all card). Next week’s jackpot is €1,050.Congratulations to Kathryn and Rory Kavanagh on the birth of baby daughter, Zoe Kate. GAA NEWS: REGISTRATION NIGHT AT ST EUNAN’S was last modified: February 5th, 2014 by John2Share 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)Tags:registration nightst eunan’s gaa club newslast_img read more



first_imgSENIOR & RESERVE FOOTBALL: Both teams are home to Downings this Saturday in league Division 3. Please come along and support both teams in Straid. Please check Face Book pages for times.CLUB IORRAS: March Winners:€50- Rose Kelly, Dunaff.€30- John J Friel, Dunaff.€20- Eilish Doherty, Letter.Thanks to all who support our monthly Club Iorras Draw. BINGO: CLUB Bingo every Thursday night at 9.00pm in St Mary’s Hall, Clonmany. Please come along and support our weekly bingo, numbers have been dropping of late so bring a friend or two. Any funds raised goes directly into the club to help with day to day finances.MATCH “N” WIN: Thursday March 31st: No jackpot winner—numbers drawn: 5, 14, 15 & 24. €15 winners:Martin Duffy, Urris.Leonard Hegarty, Aughrim Close.Forest Gump, Alabama.Sadie Porter, Gaddyduff.Josephine Diver, Tullagh.Jackpot next week €940. As ever thanks to all our lotto sellers and to all who support the club in this weekly draw.UNDER AGE TRAINING SCHEDULE:U6 & U8 every Friday from 5.30 to 6.30pm.U10 Girls & Boys every Saturday from 11an to 12pm.U12 Boys (U12 girls welcome) every Wednesday from 4 to 5pm.U14 Boys: Every Tuesday at 6.00pm.As times and days may change please check our Face Book page for details.U8 & U10 BLITZS THIS WEEKEND: U8’s in Carndonagh this Saturday at 11am and the U10 Blitz in Malin this Saturday at 11am. Bus will be leaving Straid at 10.15. Please bring warm clothes, gum shields, lunch and a drink. Will be home approx by 2pm. FIXTURES FOR WEEK AHEAD:Thursday U14 girls away to Muff.Friday U16 Boys home to Muff at 6.15pm.Sunday U14 Boys home to Muff at 11am.Tuesday (April 12th) U12’s away to Buncrana.GAA NEWS: URRIS HOST DOWNINGS IN DIVISION THREE CLASH was last modified: April 4th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare 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) Tags:GAASportURRISlast_img read more