Facebook Twitter Google+ Comments Published on September 19, 2011 at 12:00 pm Contact Chris: firstname.lastname@example.org | @chris_iseman Two wins this season have already matched Syracuse’s win total from a year ago, and all signs are pointing to an improved team. And if there’s anything pushing the Orange to surpass the limited success it had in 2010, it’s the realization for several players that this is their final chance to be part of a memorable season.Especially since the last couple of years have been anything but.‘I think the last couple years with Syracuse not being great, there’s a lot of guys who want to finish on a high,’ junior midfielder Ted Cribley said. ‘There’s a lot of juniors and seniors who feel that this is their last chance to do well.’ Still early in the season, there have been several highs mixed in with a few lows that unveiled the growing pains Syracuse (2-4, 0-0 Big East) is undergoing in its second year under head coach Ian McIntyre. While there are some upperclassmen looking to make their mark in their last chance at contending for a conference championship, the Orange’s identity is still a developing group of newcomers trying to exceed expectations. Whether they can do so over the long haul or not remains to be seen.With the start of the Big East schedule opening up at the end of the week, there is at least some hope that the Orange could be turning the page after two underwhelming years. In 2009 and 2010, SU went a total of just 5-25-5 overall.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textNow in McIntyre’s second year at the helm, with his system already set in place, there has been a shift from a rocky upheaval to a cohesive group.‘I think we’re a little closer than we were last year,’ junior midfielder Mark Brode said. ‘There’s more of like a bond between everyone on the team. And I think there’s more quality on our team, so it’s been more fun to play.’Despite some of the flaws that have emerged for the Orange in several games, including mental errors or its occasional stagnant offense, the players have kept a positive outlook. It’s been a show of more hope than anxiety, where the concern that SU will return to the doormat of the conference hasn’t revealed itself.Some of that confidence could involve an emergence of unlikely players that have been major contributors thus far. Freshman defender Skylar Thomas is tied with senior midfielder Nick Roydhouse for a team-leading two goals.Behind them are Louis Clark, Federico Agreda and Jordan Murrell, who each have one score apiece.None of those three players had scored in a Syracuse uniform before this season, but now they’ve all become offensive threats.‘I think we have some more attacking options this year,’ McIntyre said. ‘I think as this team evolves we can have some exciting players.’McIntyre has spoken several times about instilling a winning attitude in his players. Even after his team’s first win of the season against Canisius, McIntyre was already focused on making sure his players were used to that feeling of walking off the field victorious.‘There’s a way of learning to win games,’ McIntyre said. ‘And winning becomes a little bit of a habit, and hopefully we can start doing that.’Syracuse hasn’t reached that point yet, but it’s still not out of the realm of possibility. And even in the Orange’s losses, it didn’t go down without giving its opponents fits.That held true this past weekend when the Orange held No. 16 New Mexico scoreless until the 81st minute. Syracuse fought back and scored just more than one minute later to tie it up, but eventually lost five-plus minutes into overtime. The Orange couldn’t beat the Lobos, but it put up enough of a fight to show that further success is possible.There’s still a long way until determining whether or not Syracuse is a legitimate Big East contender.For now, though, the players can feel the program is taking a step in the right direction.‘We’ve still got a lot to work on, you can’t change a program around in two years from being very mediocre to a brilliant program,’ Cribley said. ‘But Mac’s taking the right direction. The right players are here. And you’ve got to go one step at a time, so hopefully this is one of those stepping stones.’email@example.com
Facebook Twitter Google+ EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — Eric Dungey laughed off the thought of a time when he’ll have to stop looking Amba Etta-Tawo’s way.“I hope not,” the quarterback said.Zaire Franklin interrupted and questioned the thought to himself. “Why would you? Dude’s a savage. Dude’s crazy,” he muttered while looking down at the box score printed out in front of him.What it showed was a record-shattering 12 catches for 270 yards and two touchdowns for Etta-Tawo. He set a new SU record for yards in a game — breaking one that had stood since 1985 — became the first Orange receiver to record at least 200 yards in a game twice and is the first Syracuse player to start a season with four straight 100-yard receiving games.Etta-Tawo was the backbone of the Syracuse (2-2, 0-1 Atlantic Coast) offense in a 31-24 win over Connecticut (2-2, 0-1 American Athletic) at Rentschler Field on Saturday. He finished with 58 percent of the team’s yards and was targeted on 18 of Dungey’s 40 throws.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“We really think Amba can beat anyone out there,” Syracuse head coach Dino Babers said. “He is an exceptional player with a lot of God-given ability. … He has really taken off.”MORE COVERAGE:Will Amba Etta-Tawo lead the nation in receiving yards?Syracuse snaps two-game losing streak with 31-24 winSU community reacts to the Orange’s first road win since 2014Grade Syracuse and vote for player of the game Published on September 24, 2016 at 6:41 pm Contact Jon: firstname.lastname@example.org | @jmettus All-AAC cornerback Jamar Summers was supposed to be the player to stop Etta-Tawo. The Huskies left Summers on an island with the Syracuse graduate transfer, and SU took advantage.On the first drive, Summers bit on a fake handoff letting Etta-Tawo run by. Dungey’s throw was short, but Etta-Tawo slowed up, caught it along the left sideline and cut across the right behind a block by fellow receiver Ervin Philips for the 57-yard score.Three minutes later, Etta-Tawo smacked Summers’ hands away on a bump-and-run. There was no safety help (it was shaded toward Philips), so Etta-Tawo burned by Summers and Dungey dropped the 30-yard touchdown pass in.“It was a challenge I didn’t come prepared for,” Summers said.“Today was just my day,” Etta-Tawo said.Before five minutes had elapsed in the game Etta-Tawo already had five catches for 118 yards and two touchdowns.He was clearly Dungey’s first read on the majority of the passing plays. Dungey threw several jump balls Etta-Tawo’s way. More often than not, he came down with the catches.“Dungey and Amba, that’s a tag team,” Babers said.Tony D. Curtis | Staff PhotographerThe Huskies defense adjusted by playing Summers back off the line, surrendering the short-to-medium timing routes. Then linebackers and safeties started shading over to help in zone coverage.As Etta-Tawo’s numbers stalled in the second and third quarters, so did the Syracuse offense.But facing third-and-7 from its own 4-yard line with about five minutes left in a one-score game, Dungey went back to his favorite target. He heaved another pass high in the air that Etta-Tawo hauled in for a 59-yard gain. Summers dove and swiped for it and missed. The Orange went on to score the game-winning touchdown on the drive.“I’m sure that some defensive coordinator is going to say, ‘Hey that’s enough,’ and take him away,” Babers said, “and then it’s going to be time for somebody else to step up in that group.”But through four games, that hasn’t yet happened. The passes, statistics and records keep going Etta-Tawo’s way. Comments
First Published: 25th September, 2019 15:51 IST LIVE TV Mrigank Pandey Last Updated: 25th September, 2019 15:51 IST WWE SmackDown: Kevin Owens To Fight Shane McMahon, Winner Stays In WWE This week’s WWE SmackDown ended with a bang as Kevin Owens and Shane McMahon decided to fight for their careers, next week. Read more as we discuss what went on FOLLOW US COMMENT The SmackDown live season finale ended with a bang on September 24. Next week, on SmackDown’s Season Premiere – Kevin Owens and Shane McMahon will face each other in a ladder match. If Kevin wins, Shane McMahon will leave WWE and if Shane McMahon wins Kevin Owens drops his lawsuit against McMahon and stays fired. This is exactly the way fans wanted the new chapter of SmackDown to begin and their reaction said it all.READ | WWE SmackDown update: Rowan defeats Bryan, Kofi talks about LesnarWhat exactly happenedShane McMahon entered the ring with his lawyers and tried to intimidate Kevin Owens by telling him how Shane’s power could make the lawsuit go on indefinitely and only drain Kevin of his time and money. He insisted that they “start fresh” as Kevin drops the 25 million dollar lawsuit against Shane. In return, Shane would reinstate Kevin into the roster and relieve him of the hundred thousand dollar fine he imposed on him. KO was not having any of it as he insisted that he would rather hurt Shane and make him pay rather than dropping the lawsuit. He insisted that it is not about the money but about the fact that Kevin does not want Shane to share the dressing room with him as he does not belong there. READ | WWE SmackDown match 1 result: Erick Rowan takes down Daniel BryanKevin finally proposed a match that would settle it all. Kevin and Shane sign a contract deciding their fate and fight for it in a ladder match on next week’s SmackDown. If Kevin wins, Shane has to leave the WWE and if Shane wins, Kevin retracts the lawsuit, stays fired from the WWE and Shane has to never see him again.READ | WWE Raw: The Fiend attacks Braun Strowman at the end of the showHow we got hereKevin and Shane have been going back and forth for weeks now as Kevin did not enjoy Shane using SmackDown as his “personal playground”. Shane later fined Kevin hundred thousand dollars for beating up Special Referee Elias. Shane later inserted himself into the King Of The Ring semi-final with Chad Gable and made KO the special referee so that Kevin helped him win in exchange for McMahon not fining Owens. Owens could not help McMahon as McMahon tapped out to Gable and ended up losing the match. A sour Shane proceeded to beat up Kevin and fired him on the spot. On last week’s SmackDown, Shane was served a wrongful termination lawsuit by Kevin for $25 million.READ | Roman Reigns: The show’s most stylish and ultimate trendsetter of WWE Written By SUBSCRIBE TO US WATCH US LIVE
AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA, Mich.- It was a night full of anticipation, fun, and giving back, as local first responders and service men and women took a moment out of their busy schedules to help kids shop for their families. Each child received a $100 gift card to explore the store for as long as they wanted. Each holiday season, Meijer hosts more than 100 “Shop with a Hero” events, which pair children in need with area law enforcement personnel to shop for holiday gifts.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Tips on avoiding heating fires this winterNext Alpena’s Bagley street bridge will get rehabilitated
Injury-hit Barcelona will be looking to keep pace with Real Madrid at the top of La Liga when they travel to Getafe on Saturday.The Catalan side start the weekend second in the table, level on 21 points with Madrid, who are ahead on goal difference ahead of their home match with Las Palmas.The defending champions are without injured duo Lionel Messi and Rafinha while defender Javier Mascherano will serve his first part of a two-match ban on Saturday.Barcelona coach Luis Enrique rested his leading players in midweek, including strikers Luis Suarez and Neymar, while captain Andres Iniesta is available this weekend along with Sergi Roberto.However, Iniesta could start on the bench in view of next Wednesday’s Champions League match at home to BATE Borisov. Barcelona thrashed Getafe 6-0 at the Camp Nou the last time the teams met, but were held to a goalless draw at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez last season.Getafe defender Alexis Ruano suffered a left knee injury in training this week and is set to miss the game while striker Alvaro Vazquez is also doubtful with a muscular problem.Getafe coach Fran Escriba is also without injured Alvaro Medran as well as Carlos Vigaray, who is suspended.The Madrid-based side have not beaten Barca since 2011 but have won three of their four home fixtures this season.Goalkeeper Kiko Casilla will make his first start of the season for Real Madrid against Las Palmas on Saturday. Casilla, who joined from Espanyol this summer, will replace the injured Keylor Navas in the starting XI at the Bernabeu.Navas has proved key for Real this season, who remain the only side unbeaten in La Liga but the Costa Rica international sustained a muscular injury during last weekend’s 3-1 win at Celta Vigo and will sit out this weekend.”Our priority is to do what is best for Real and we are not going to risk Keylor or force the return of any other player,” head coach Rafael Benitez said toMarca.”We have enough resources for our next game and there’s no need to take unnecessary risks.” Real, who are also without injured pair Dani Carvajal and Gareth Bale, will also rest Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Alvaro Arbeloa, James Rodriguez and Karim Benzema this weekend despite all five having recovered from injury.They are all expected to return in Tuesday’s Champions League home match against Paris St Germain.Madrid are level on 21 points with second-place Barcelona, but are ahead of the defending champions on goal difference.Real boast the best attack and defensive line in the competition with 21 goals scored and three conceded. Las Palmas held Villarreal to a goalless draw last time out in Quique Setien’s first game in charge.Setien replaced Paco Herrera, who was dismissed following his team’s dismal run of form last week, and was satisfied with the result that saw his side keep a clean sheet for the third time this season.”I’ve seen good things which can only make me optimistic,” Setien said. “We need to go to the Bernabeu with personality.”Las Palmas, with just one win from their opening nine games, are 18th in the standings with just one point from their four away games. Other fixtures (Ghana time):Valencia vs Levante (Saturday, 5:15 pm)Villareal vs Sevilla (Saturday, 5: 15 pm)Real Sociedad vs Celta Vigo ( Saturday, 9:05 pm)Eibar vs Rayo Vallecano (Sunday, 11:00 am) Espanyol vs Granada ( Sunday, 3: 00 pm)Sporting vs Malaga (Sunday 5;15 pm)Real Betis vs Atlethic Bilbao (Sunday, 7: 30 pm)–Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySports. Catch La Liga live on SuperSport this weekend.
According to ESPN, Murray was called for those two false starts because his claps which signaled the snap for Arizona weren’t fluid enough. The Cardinals were sloppy from the beginning as they were called for seven penalties in the first quarter alone, but the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 draft had a lot to do with that. He was twice called for false starts which hamstrung an already struggling offense.So what was Murray doing so wrong that resulted in such an odd penalty? Apparently he wasn’t clapping right. Related News NFL news and notes: Eric Reid sounds off on Jay-Z; Bradley Chubb predicts fun ‘antics’ in 2019 Tom Brady says ‘hell no’ to becoming football coach Here’s why Kyler Murray was flagged for two false starts: His clap on those plays was too herky-jerky. He can use a fluid clap but once he starts hesitating, it’s a penalty.— Josh Weinfuss (@joshweinfuss) August 16, 2019They really called false start on Kyler Murray lol, not sure I’ve seen a QB called for that out of the shotgun. Kyler is not pleased. pic.twitter.com/zwmRCA2wOV— Carson Cunningham (@KOCOCarson) August 16, 2019It’s a less than ideal situation for Murray who has clapped for a snap since his days at Allen High School in Texas. But this form of signal isn’t quite as common in the NFL. Many quarterbacks will still go with a verbal cadence or even the leg lift to signal the center for the snap.At the same time, it’s something Murray has to figure out because the clap is used in the NFL to signal a snap even if it’s less common. The false starts were bad, but that might have even distracted from the rest of his performance. Murray finished 3 of 8 for 12 yards with two sacks which netted a loss of 10 yards. His final sack came in the form of a safety.Hard Knocks Ep 3 SPOILER:LAMARCUS JOYNER WITH THE SAFETY ON KYLER MURRAY 😱(via @NFL) | #OAKvsAZpic.twitter.com/0yKtSxGjwI— FanDuel (@FanDuel) August 16, 2019Murray has all the talent in the world. He has a huge arm and very good speed, but he’ll have to clean up some of that sloppiness going forward. It’s pretty common for penalties and false starts to be the story of football games. But what isn’t common is for one to be called on the quarterback. It’s even less common for it to happen twice in one quarter.But that is exactly what happened in Kyler Murray’s second preseason start on Thursday. NFL preseason 2019: 5 storylines to watch in Week 2
Apart from the request for imprisonment, the public prosecutor’s office claims the prohibition of the accused from approaching the victim, along with six more years of probation and 10,000 euros of compensation for these events. The trial was due to take place next week, but it is likely to be postponed due to the coronavirus crisis. Sources of the club, which appears in the accusation as subsidiary civilian responsible, made it very clear to The newspaper what the accused, when the facts became known, was dismissed.The truth is that the club employee was a person of some renown in Barcelona’s medical services: He spent more than three decades working in different professional sections, even exercising for seven years in the first soccer team. Hence, the seriousness of the crime and the accusations were surprising in their day within the Catalan entity, which dispensed with the services of its employee, also seeking the maximum discretion of all parties. The Newspaper of Catalonia unveiled in today’s edition some very serious events that occurred in December 2016 at the Camp Nou and that the protagonist was a physical therapist who at that time worked in Barcelona. As revealed by the Catalan newspaper, said club employee, Jaume J.LL., He allegedly “libidinously and without any curative purpose” attended a club employee, who required her services for a neck contracture. The prosecution, which asks for seven years in prison for the accused, highlights that the physiotherapist, diverted his massages from the cervical area to the hip, to go “little by little” to the woman’s genitals. Subsequently, the professional, “maintaining his lubricious spirit, he felt her breasts and took her nipples”, as stated in the prosecutor’s brief. The woman left the consultation “extremely affected” for the lived episode, concludes the prosecution, which clearly remarks that these events are constitutive of sexual abuse crime.
Unbeaten Meralco tackles Ceres Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite Lyceum coach Topex Robinson knew his Pirates would create a massive ripple in NCAA Season 93. He just didn’t expect it to come this early at the expense of defending champion San Beda.ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. SAN BEDA 91—Bolick 21, Doliguez 19, Soberano 12, Mocon 10, Noah 9, Presbitero 8, Potts 4, Bahio 4, Adamos 2, Tankoua 2, Carino 0, Tongco 0, Abuda 0.Quarters: 24-18, 50-46, 73-75, 96-91 Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Malacañang open to creating Taal Commission Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LIVE: Sinulog 2020 Grand Parade Nonetheless, Robinson showed up for the post-game press conference a very proud man, after the Pirates withstood the Lions’ stellar outside shooting in a 96-91 triumph before a big Friday crowd at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.If there were doubts about the Pirates’ title credentials, they snuffed them out with a gritty performance that saw them absorb the Lions’ best punches, before showing composure down the stretch for their second straight victory.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Chants of “Viva Pirata” rung through the hallways of the arena as the Pirates celebrated a stunning upset for their first win over the Lions in four years.“Again, we’re blessed to be here,” said Robinson. “To play against San Beda, it takes a lot of grit and perseverance. It was just about never giving up, but it’s not about me, it’s about the players.” MOST READ For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Earlier, Jose Rizal U, drawing 26 points from Tey Teodoro, notched its first victory with a 68-54 drubbing of Perpetual Help, while Emilio Aguinaldo College opened its season with an impressive 74-64 victory over St. Benilde.The Pirates got solid contributions across the squad with CJ Perez once again spearheading the charge with 24 points. Mike Nzeusseu had 18 points and 13 rebounds, while Reymar Caduyac shot 16 points and dished out seven assists.Doing most of the damage while Perez rested on the bench, Caduyac, a stocky guard, mustered enough energy to scoot past the San Beda defense for a lay-up with 63 seconds remaining to help seal the victory for the Pirates, 95-89.Robert Bolick finished with 21 points for the Lions, but he lost steam in the end as the Pirates put the clamps on him in crunchtime. San Beda shot 13 of 26 from beyond the arc to stay within striking distance of Lyceum, which led by 12 points in the second period.LYCEUM 96—Perez 24, Nzeusseu 18, Caduyac 16, Marcelino JC 14, Baltazar 9, Marcelino JV 7, Ayaay 4, Tansingco 2, Liwag 2, Santos 0, Ibanez 0, Pretta 0, Cinco 0.ADVERTISEMENT 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Missile-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal inches closer to entering PH Navy’s fleet IT happens: Facebook sorry for Xi Jinping’s name mistranslation LATEST STORIES View comments
President George M. Weah (far left) and other VIPs at the opening of the National Economic Dialogue— President Weah assures, as public financial management, youth unemployment top national economic dialogue forum By David A. Yates and Robin DopoeIn the midst of the prevailing economic hardship, President George Weah has assured Liberians of his administration’s willingness to take into consideration recommendations under advisement,