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Charming and spacious home on the market in Tarragindi

first_imgThe outdoor deck enjoys beautiful views.The property spans two levels, with three of the bedrooms upstairs, as well as the kitchen and entertainer’s deck, which captures sweeping views of the city.Downstairs is the fourth bedroom with a full bathroom and walk-in robe perfect for dual living, a teenager’s retreat or guest bedroom. There’s also a family room on this level and two store rooms and workshop.Mrs Buckley said she and her husband would miss the location, the views and the afternoon breezes that flow through.“The doggies will miss the children walking by every day,” she said.The property is being marketed by Jane Elvin from LJ Hooker Annerley Yeronga for offers over $1.295 million. The kitchen at 73 Orford St, TarragindiMore from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020The spacious four-bedroom, three-bathroom property on a 759sq m block is surrounded by prestigious homes and schools.It has become too big for the Buckleys and their two “fur babies”, so the couple has decided it’s time to downsize.“We built it for resale rather than just for something to suit ourselves, that’s why it’s a much larger house,” Mr Buckley said.“The yard is quite extensive — good for a family, but for us it’s a lot of work.” The home at 73 Orford St, TarragindiWHEN Alan and Yvonne Buckley bought their home in one of Brisbane’s most sought-after postcodes in the early 1990s, they had two choices.They could either renovate the existing 1950s house or build a new one for half the cost.They chose the latter, but took painstaking care to design a home that replicated the character and charm of yesteryear the original house exuded.“We wanted it to have a Queensland, colonial-style feel to it,” Mr Buckley said.“Inside, we had yesteryear cornices specially moulded.”Perched high on Weller’s Hill in one of Tarragindi’s premier streets, the home at 73 Orford St is certainly something special.last_img read more

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When Alzheimer’s turns violent

first_img Share 67 Views   no discussions Tweet Share Sharecenter_img Sharing is caring! HealthLifestyle When Alzheimer’s turns violent by: – March 31, 2011 Roxanna Zamora, seen here with her brother Brian Zamora, take care of their 81-year-old mother Peggy Zamora at home.(CNN) — One minute, Sam Cohen, 80, points to photos of his kids and talks about how his son wanted to become an actor. The next minute, he unravels.Cohen, a former New Jersey taxi driver and ironworker, is convinced his family will steal his money. He talks about escaping to Israel. He ignores his grown children’s pleas to take his medication — he tells them they’ve been brainwashed. And he threatens his wife, Haya.“He is starting to make Charlie Sheen look rational,” said his son, Michael Cohen, about his dad’s Alzheimer’s disease.Earlier this month, he went from paranoid to physically violent. An attack on Haya put Cohen in a hospital psych ward.Sometimes, verbal rants, as in Cohen’s case, escalate, leaving families in a bind. What can you do when your loved one with Alzheimer’s becomes physically aggressive?To share patient experiences, asked the how they have dealt with the challenges of Alzheimer’s. Some described being cursed, kicked, slapped and bitten by their loved ones, who cannot understand their actions because of their disease.Alzheimer’s patients are often vulnerable and fragile, but in rare cases, they can become the aggressor. About 5% to 10% of Alzheimer’s patients exhibit violent behavior. It’s unclear why the outbursts occur in certain patients.“If you don’t understand what’s happening because your brain is not functioning, it can be scary,” said Beth Kallmyer, senior director of constituent services at Alzheimer’s Association. “It’s normal human behavior. You might act out, become agitated, or violent if you don’t know what’s going on.”Earlier this month, Cohen, who got an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis in 2010, got into a heated argument with his wife. He snatched a pot from the kitchen and smashed the glass of water his wife had been holding. The glass shards cut her hands and she called 911.“We’re at a loss,” his son said. His father had never before behaved in such a way.“It’s like the ‘Invasion of the Body Snatchers,’” said the younger Cohen, who submitted an iReport about his family’s struggles. “It looks like Dad, sounds like Dad, but it’s not Dad.”His mother continues to be his primary caregiver, but is “very nervous just about being around him,” Cohen said.While the younger Cohen is also anxious about his father’s behavior, the family agreed. “We don’t want to just warehouse him.”“We feel pretty alone and we don’t know what to do,” Cohen said. “The hard thing is getting my mom to heed the advice of experts — even though he got violent with her — she doesn’t really take advice from experts. So nothing’s being done.”Caregivers are often overwhelmed and being on call round-the-clock leaves their patience in tatters. They may deny the problem, although aggressive behavior often reoccurs.In 2008, a 74-year-old Kentucky woman with Alzheimer’s shot her daughter-in-law with a gun hidden in the home. A Connecticut woman was fatally beaten with a hammer by her 85-year-old husband, who had Alzheimer’s.The violent behavior leaves caregivers conflicted about their own safety.It was a struggle for Roxanna Zamora, who takes care of her 81-year-old mother, Peggy Zamora, at their Virginia home.Although Peggy Zamora was fiercely protective of her bichon frise, Angel, she became violent because of Alzheimer’s.Starting in 2008, Zamora who has Alzheimer’s, would curse and berate hired caregivers, hurl objects at them and lock them out of the house. Every day, she would kick, bite or punch whenever her daughter and son-in-law, Jack Riegel, tried to help her undress or use the restroom.“She understood that this was total loss of dignity,” said Riegel, who submitted several iReports. “She had no control over it. I think the problem was she understood enough and had no way to lash out except physically.”They would dodge her blows. They kept objects out of reach so she couldn’t throw them. They hid all the knives in the house.“Of course it was pretty disturbing,” said her daughter. “It was hard to feel close to her, because she was so combative and mean sometimes. You just have to keep remembering it is a disease.”They noticed her striking her beloved dog, Angel, with enough ferocity to knock the bichon frise over. Her violent period lasted almost 18 months. They had to keep an extra eye on the pets to make sure it didn’t happen again.Earlier in her life, Zamora had been an adventurous woman who had become a licensed pilot in her teenage years and raised five kids in El Salvador. She trotted the globe, visiting more than 50 countries.Now, she could barely navigate her house.Zamora would wake up in the night sobbing, insisting that a little girl had just been dragged into a barn and killed.The stories grew more elaborate and horrifying, she sometimes was inconsolable.Those symptoms eased after her neurologist prescribed antidepressants.Today, Zamora is seems to be more peaceful.The challenges of Alzheimer’s never wane, the iReporters said. They’ve joined support groups, reached out to local organizations and sought weekly breaks. They stressed the need to find a good doctor and help with caregiving.For emergency situations that could become violent, Alzheimer’s experts offered these tips to placate a patient. 1. Back down.Most of the time, the incident escalates when the patient does not want to do tasks such as undress, brush teeth or bathe.“No one ever died from not bathing,” said Geri Hall, advanced practice nurse at the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. “Relax and calm down about it. If the patient means no, they mean no, and you have to heed that.”Patients lose their ability to reason, so don’t try to negotiate. Try again later when the person’s mood has improved.2. When the patient is upset, apologize — even when it’s not your fault.“You apologize because the patient is upset,” Hall said. Using this strategy will buy you time and good will.Don’t argue with an Alzheimer’s patient, because you can’t win. Don’t physically force the person to do anything, she warned. This could worsen the situation and possibly injure all parties involved.3. When the patient becomes agitated, change the topic.Move to another room to see the birds or something he or she usually enjoys. Talk about something the person enjoys while remaining calm.“If you can stay calm, you can mirror that calmness back to them,” Kallmyer of the Alzheimer’s Association advised.4. Keep in mind that the world is distorted for an Alzheimer’s patient.The patient is sensitive to noise and easily fatigued.“They become exhausted trying to follow on a day-to-day basis,” Hall said. “Without a rest period, it’s like you didn’t get a toddler to nap. They are increasingly irritable and they are confused late in the day. That’s called a sundown syndrome — when they may become agitated and aggressive.”5. Call for help.Call 911, if the patient or you are at risk for injuries. When a patient sees a uniform, he or she is likely to feel reassured about his or her safety, Hall said.Source: CNN Newslast_img read more

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Power in ‘Ursula-hit’ Aklan, Antique ‘almost restored’

first_imgTask ForceKapatid Ursula – a workforce of electric line workers from 22 differentelectric cooperatives – has contributed to the power restoration in around 146,000member-consumers.   Meanwhile,Akelco officials honored the linesmen from the 22 electric cooperatives with asend-off ceremony in Numancia, Aklan on Jan. 24.     Akelcogeneral manager Engr. Alexis Regalado showedgratitude to the linesmen from Iloilo, Cebu, Bohol, Negros Occidental, NegrosOriental, Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, and Lanao del Norte, amongothers for their commitment and dedication during the powerrestoration efforts.      BORACAY – Aftertyphoon Ursula struck the region last month, around 202 linemen from the regionsof Visayas and Mindanao went on a mission to quickly restore electricityservices in affected areas in Aklan and Antique.   As of Jan. 21,Akelco has reached 99.60 percent of its “re-energization target.” Linemen of Task Force Kapatid Ursula fix electric poles to restore electricity in the affected areas of Aklan and Antique. AKELCO PHOTO According tothe Aklan Electric Cooperative (Akelco), power restoration efforts are almostcomplete in the damaged parts of the franchise area within just four weeks.      The powerdistributor said the recent typhoon left an estimated damage of around P152million while some electric posts were destroyed.No seriousinjuries were reported throughout the restoration period, it added. Regalado said the voluntary work and their cooperativeefforts with the residents proved the “community spirit” still exists.(With a report from Akean Forum/PN)last_img read more

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Bago City cancels Charter anniv events due to COVID-19 threat

first_imgThe southern Negros city is supposed tohold various gatherings and activities for eight days from Feb. 11 to 19.“The city government decided to cancel the celebration as they do not want tocompromise the health and safety of the residents and visitors,” Mayor NicholasYulo said. On Monday afternoon, the City Councilapproved during a special session Resolution 20-082 “canceling all planned bigevents, mass gatherings, and activities” related to the anniversarycelebration. The resolution cited the Department ofHealth (DOH) advisory dated Feb. 7, stating that with the ongoing threat of COVID-19,the public is strongly urged to avoid attending, participating, and organizingevents that draw a huge number of people. BACOLOD City – The city of Bago in Negros Occidental canceled all scheduledevents for its 54th Charter Anniversary amid the threat of the coronavirusdisease 2019 (COVID-19).center_img In the resolution, the City Council said“it is the intention of the local officials and functionaries of the citygovernment to ensure the safety, health, and well-being of the constituency andvisiting tourists and guests during fiestas and celebration(s).” (Witha report from PNA/PN) The DOH also recommended the cancelationof such planned big events or mass gatherings until further advice.To further minimize the risk of contracting COVID-19, the public has also beenadvised to avoid crowded places and continue to practice self-protectionmeasures.last_img read more

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Lady Bulldogs Fall To Lady Trojans In SEI Volleyball Tourney

first_imgThe BMS 7th grade volleyball team battled Sunman Dearborn to the final match point falling just short of advancing to the championship game. Scores were 17-25; 25-21; 15-14.Kylie Laker, 9 points including 7 aces, and Belle Wolters, 8 points including 3 aces, were the top servers for the match. Grace Habig chipped in with 5 straight service points. Wolters and Nikki Fox each earned 3 kills in the front line. McKenna DeFreese was also aggressive at the net earning 2 kills while connecting on all 7 of her spiking attempts. Laine Struewing was a solid 4 for 4 spiking with 2 kills. Grace Sarringhaus and Chloe Schroeder were accurate passers from their back row positions.The BMS 8th grade volleyball team finished their season with a close 2 game loss to Sunman Dearborn with the scores 25-20, 25-20.The team gained momentum at certain points in the match but were unable to capitalize by maintaining service control. Abby Westerfeld (8 points with 6 aces) and Macy Prickel (6 points with 5 aces) were the top servers for the team. Prickel and Westerfeld also led the offensive attack with 4 kills at the net, while Jade Pflum contributed 1.Despite the losses, the volleyball teams represented BMS well all season long demonstrating great teamwork, sportsmanship, and skill. We are proud of you, girls!Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Shelly Prickel.last_img read more

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Darlene G. Huff

first_imgDarlene G. Huff, 79, passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at her home in Westport.Born, December 14, 1938 in Greensburg, she was the daughter of Edwin and Nora (Vogel) Burgmeier. She was a 1956 graduate of New Point High School. She was a homemaker and raised five children on the family farm. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, canning, and working in her flowers. She also enjoyed attending the sporting events and activities of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She spent time traveling and playing euchre with her family and friends. Her most memorable were her many trips to Las Vegas, where she would bless the airplane with Holy Water as she was boarding. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Millhousen.She was married to Bernard L. Huff on July 9, 1958 and he preceded her in death on January 24, 2018.Darlene is survived by two sons, Randy Huff, Greensburg, Brian (Lisa) Huff, Greensburg; three daughters, Tammy Condra, Westport, Kelly (Phil) King, Holton, Robyn (Jeff) Greiwe, Versailles; sister, Arlene Cook, Greensburg; sister-in-laws, Janice Burgmeier, Greensburg and Susie Huff, Osgood; eleven grandchildren, Kyle Condra, Jaclyn Condra, Laura Walsman, Jamie Huff, Cody King, Kasey King, Kayla King, Dustin Huff, Peyton Owens, Shayne Greiwe, Aaron Greiwe; four great grandchildren, Tinley Klene, Chase Walsman, Easton Walsman, and Baby Ripken Walsman.She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard, her sister, Janet Dwenger; her brothers, Donny Burgmeier and Danny Burgmeier.Family and friends will gather at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home for a rosary. Visitation will follow until 8:00 p.m. at the Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg.The family will also receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral mass at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Millhousen with Rev. Bill Turner officiating.Interment will be held in the St. Denis Catholic Cemetery.Memorials may be made to the St. Denis Catholic Cemetery.Online condolences can be made at www.popfuneralhome.comlast_img read more

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COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Program Fund established for Franklin County

first_imgBrookville, IN—In response to the emerging needs of businesses being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, a COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Program Fund was established in the Franklin County Community Foundation. Funding for this has been provided by contributions from local individuals and businesses.The activation of this fund will allow for an emergency loan program, providing the opportunity for small businesses to get quick access to emergency funds. The Franklin County Community Foundation will collaborate with the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce to distribute the loans. Small businesses in need of assistance to remain operational can find requirements for eligibility, loan terms and the application process on the Chamber’s website by clicking here.Due to the emergency nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and its negative economic impact on small businesses, the loans in this program can become forgivable should certain conditions be met over the life of the loan. In the interest of time and efficiency, the processes for application, loan approval, and loan closing will be streamlined and virtual.Please consider a contribution to the COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Program Fund through the Franklin County Community Foundation. For more information about the COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Program, contact Franklin County Community Foundation at 765.265.1427 or fcfoundation@yahoo.com .last_img read more

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Foxes sign O’Brien

first_img Along with overseas signings Grant Elliott and Clint McKay, O’Brien will add some valuable experience to Leicestershire’s line-up, having played 90 one-day internationals and 37 Twenty20 internationals. He is well travelled on the county circuit, having had spells at Gloucestershire, Nottinghamshire, Somerset and Surrey, while he has also played in the Bangladesh Premier League and Caribbean Premier League. Leicestershire chief executive Wasim Khan said: “It is great to have Kevin as part of our NatWest T20 Blast team in 2015. “Kevin adds further international experience to a line-up that includes his brother Niall, Grant Elliott, Mark Cosgrove, Clint McKay and Rob Taylor, and we look forward to seeing him in action at Grace Road.” O’Brien played all six matches in his country’s recent World Cup campaign, but is still best known for his exploits in the 2011 tournament, when he thumped what remains the fastest century in the history of the competition to propel Ireland to a famous win over England. The 31-year-old, who will link up with older brother and fellow Ireland international Niall at Grace Road, is available for nine of the Foxes’ 14 T20 fixtures. Leicestershire have swelled their ranks for the NatWest T20 Blast with the signing of Ireland’s big-hitting all-rounder Kevin O’Brien.center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

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Update on the latest sports

first_imgUpdate on the latest sports — Five-time Pro Bowler Aqib Talib announced his retirement from the NFL on his new podcast Wednesday. Talib said he was excited about reuniting with Bill Belichick and the Patriots, But after he began looking at flights and apartments, Talib took a look at the Patriots’ schedule and asked himself if he really wanted to cover the likes of George Kittle, Travis Kelce, Darren Waller and Noah Fant, among others.— 49ers linebacker Fred Warner took part in Wednesday practice after being taken off the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday. Receivers Deebo Samuel and Brandon Aiyuk didn’t take part in the open portion of practice due to injuries. Their status remains in doubt this week heading into Saturday’s season opener against the Cardinals.— The Vikings have placed defensive end Danielle Hunter on injured reserve, taking one of their most vital players out of action for the season opener against Green Bay and at least two more games after that. Hunter has not practiced with the team since training camp activities were first opened to reporters on Aug. 14. Coach Mike Zimmer has only described the unspecified injury as a “tweak.” — Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier (shuh-ZEER’) has announced his retirement, nearly three years after a spinal injury put his career on indefinite hold. The two-time Pro Bowl selection required spine stabilization surgery after getting hurt against the Bengals in December 2017. PGA-US OPEN-KOEPKA Williams fired 20 aces but had to rally to beat Tsvetana Pironkova (sveh-TAH’-nuh pih-RAHN’-koh-vah) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 and get to the U.S. Open semifinals. Williams trailed by a set and a break in the all-mom quarterfinal match before winning five straight games to take control.The 38-year-old Williams will have about 24 hours to recover from a match that lasted over two hours. She next faces unseeded Victoria Azarenka, who breezed through her quarterfinal match.Azarenka continued her recent resurgence with a 6-1, 6-0 rout of Elise Mertens. Azarenka used a big serve to beat Mertens to earn a meeting with Williams, who is 18-4 against her in their careers.Ararenka won the Open-tuneup Western & Southern Open for her 21st career title. She made her first U.S. Open semifinal since 2013 and eighth grand slam semifinal overall. Jalen Ramsey gets record extensionUNDATED (AP) — Jalen Ramsey is becoming the highest-paid defensive back in NFL history after agreeing to a five-year, $105 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Rams. The extension includes $71.2 million, the most guaranteed money ever given to a defensive back. Ramsey will average $21 million per season, another record for a cornerback or safety. Los Angeles acquired Ramsey in a trade with Jacksonville midway through last season.In other NFL news: Kyle Lowry contributed 33 points, eight rebounds and six assists in 53 minutes as the Raptors outlasted the Celtics, 125-122. He got an acrobatic jumper to fall with 11.7 seconds left. Lowry bounced back after scoring just 10 points on 3-of-8 shooting in Toronto’s Game 5 loss.Norman Powell finished with 23 points off the bench for the defending champs, Fred VanVleet had 21 and OG Anunoby chipped in 13 with 13 rebounds. Anunoby put Toronto ahead by nailing a 3-pointer with under a minute left.Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum and Marcus Smart combined for 83 Boston points, but Kemba Walker managed just five. Brown was high man for Boston with 31 points and 16 rebounds, Tatum had 29 with 14 boards, and Smart had a triple-double of 23 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. However, Smart missed a 3-point try that would have forced a third OT.Game 7 is Friday. Cassidy nabs Adams AwardUNDATED (AP) — Bruce Cassidy is the winner of the Jack Adams Award as NHL coach of the year after leading the Bruins to the Presidents’ Trophy.Cassidy edged out Philadelphia’s Alain Vigneault (VEEN’-yoh) for his first Jack Adams honor. Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella finished third in the voting, which is done by broadcasters.Boston finished six points ahead of the next-closest team in the standings when the season came to a halt in March. NFL-NEWS It was the most runs for the Brewers since they scored 20 at Pittsburgh in 2010. Jedd Gyorko (JUR’-koh) homered twice, and Jacob Nottingham, Ryan Braun and Tyrone Taylor also went deep for the Brewers. Milwaukee also hit eight doubles to set a franchise record with 13 extra-base hits.Also around the majors:— Zach Davies won his career-best, fifth-consecutive start by allowing three runs over six innings of the Padres’ fourth straight victory, 5-3 over the Rockies. Mitch Moreland hit his first homer as a Padre to help San Diego complete a three-game sweep. — The Reds picked up a 3-0 shutout win over the Cubs as Trevor Bauer tossed three-hit ball while fanning 10 over 7 2/3 innings. Mike Moustakas (moos-TAH’-kahs) crushed a three-run homer in the first inning off Yu Darvish, who ended a seven-start inning streak. — Pete Alonso’s 11th home run of the season broke a 6-6 deadlock in the eighth inning of the Mets’ 7-6 comeback win over the Orioles. Jeff McNeil, Michael Conforto and Andres Gimenez also went deep after Baltimore took a 5-1 lead. September 10, 2020 NBA-DRAFTNBA execs eye November draft LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The NBA’s board of governors and general managers will discuss a plan later this week to push the NBA draft back to Nov. 18. That’s according to a memo sent to teams, a missive that says the date is based on “initial conversations with the Players Association. The draft has been moved back once from June 25 to October 16. The memo says the additional delay would also allow the league more time to conduct the pre-draft process, including a combine in some form.NHL-STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS Andrei Vasilevskiy (va-sih-LEHV’-skee) was superb at times and helped Tampa Bay kill off a five-minute major and a 5-on-3 situation.Game 3 is Friday.TENNIS-US OPENWilliams wins in 3 sets; Azarenka cruisesNEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams remains in line to tie Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles. Her next opponent will be someone she beat in the 2012 and 2013 finals. Naomi Osaka will face Jennifer Brady in Thursday’s other semifinal.In Wednesday’s other quarterfinal action at Flushing Meadows:— Men’s second seed Dominic Thiem (teem) advanced with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 victory over Alex de Minaur (mih-NAHR’). Thiem is still on the hunt for his first major championship after two losses in the French Open final and this year at the Australian Open. — Third seed Daniil Medvedev beat longtime pal Andrey Rublev 7-6 (6), 6-3, 7-6 (5) in an all-Russian matchup. The 2019 U.S. Open runner-up hasn’t dropped a set in the tournament so far and never faced a break point against No. 10 seed Rublev. Medvedev also produced more than twice as many winners, 51-23.MLB-SCHEDULEcenter_img Brewers, Braves combine for 48 runsUNDATED (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers scored 19 runs for the first time in a decade on Wednesday, and it wasn’t close to being the day’s biggest offensive assault. Milwaukee’s former major league team outscored the current one as the Braves obliterated their franchise scoring record in a 29-9 dismantling of the Marlins. Adam Duvall led Atlanta’s 23-hit assault with three homers and nine RBIs, including a grand slam.By the time Ronald Acuña Jr. laced a three-run double in the sixth, the Braves had set a team record for runs and led 25-8. Acuña also hit a three-run blast, one of seven homers belted by Atlanta.In Detroit, Corbin Burnes tossed one-hit ball for seven innings before the Brewers completed a 19-0 laugher over the Tigers. He struck out 11 in his third start without an earned run allowed. — Ramon Laureano’s RBI single in the bottom of the ninth completed the Athletics’ 3-2 comeback over the Astros. Tommy LaStella tied it with a two-run double in the seventh after Yuli Gurriel (YOO’-lee gur-ee-EHL’) and George Springer homered for Houston.— Gleyber (GLAY’-bur) Torres drove in four runs and the Yankees snapped a five-game losing streak with a 7-2 win over the Blue Jays. Torres and DJ LeMahieu homered to back Deivi García, who gave up two runs and five hits in seven innings for his first victory in three major league starts. — Danny Duffy won in Cleveland for the first time in nearly six years by pitching four-hit ball into the sixth inning of the Royals’ 3-0 shutout of the Indians. Adalberto (ad-ahl-BEHR’-toh) Mondesi broke a scoreless tie with an RBI single in the sixth as Kansas City won its second straight since a seven-game skid.— The Pirates were clobbered on Roberto Clemente Day as James McCann homered twice and collected four RBIs in the White Sox’s 8-1 romp in Pittsburgh. Dane Dunning scattered three hits over six scoreless innings for his first big league win.— The Rangers have just their third winning streak of the season after Isiah Kiner-Falefa (fah-LAY’-fah) matched a career high with four hits and Nick Solak had two RBIs in a 7-3 decision over the Angels. Texas had lost six in row and 18 of 21 before winning the series opener Tuesday. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNBA PLAYOFFS-SCHEDULERaptors stay aliveLAKE BUENA VISTA (AP) — It took double-overtime for the Toronto Raptors to force a Game 7 in the NBA’s Eastern Conference semifinals against the Boston Celtics. Associated Press The Los Angeles Clippers are one win away from their first trip to the Western Conference finals following a 96-85 victory over the Denver Nuggets in Game 4.Kawhi (kah-WY’) Leonard finished an assist shy of his first playoff triple-double, providing 30 points, 11 rebounds, four steals and two blocked shots. Leonard has scored 30 or more points six times during this postseason.Reserve Montrezl (MAHN’-trehz) Harrell added 15 points to help the Clippers take a 3-1 lead. They can close out the Nuggets on Friday night. Los Angeles coughed up an early 18-point lead and was tied at 48 early in the third before the Clippers responded with a 21-5 run.Nikola Jokic (nih-KOH’-lah YOH’-kihch) had 26 points and 11 boards for a Nuggets team that finds itself in an all-too-familiar situation. They were down in their first-round series against Utah before becoming the 12th team in NBA history to overcome a 3-1 deficit. Late goal lifts BoltsEDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning have followed a blowout win with a nail-biter to take a two-games-to-none lead over the New York Islanders in the NHL’s Eastern Conference final.Nikita Kucherov (KOO’-cheh-rahv) scored with 8.8 seconds left to lift the Bolts past the Isles, 2-1. The Lightning had two quality chances that were stopped by Semyon Varlamov (SEHM’-yahn vahr-LAH’-mahv) seconds before Kucherov fired the puck into the net.Matt Martin put the Isles ahead just 1:24 into the game. Martin has five playoff goals after scoring just five the entire regular season.Victor Hedman tied it late in the first period for the Lightning, who were outshot 28-21. MLB-NATIONALS-KENDRICK ILNationals put Kendrick on 10-day IL with strained hamstringWASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have placed Howie Kendrick on the 10-day injured list because of a strained left hamstring. Kendrick is batting .275 with two homers and 14 RBIs in 25 games this season. Last year, he was the MVP of the NL Championship Series and hit the go-ahead homer in Game 7 of the World Series.NHL-ADAMS AWARD Brooks Koepka out of US Open with lingering injuryMAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka (KEHP’-kuh) has pulled out of next week’s U.S. Open because of lingering pain in his left knee. The two-time champion had played eight times in a 10-week span, including six in a row. He was trying to catch up from missing so much time from a knee injury suffered last October. It reached a point where he withdrew before the start of the FedEx Cup playoffs, ending his season in the hopes that time off would help. Koepka won the U.S. Open in 2017 and 2018, and he was runner-up last year at Pebble Beach. WWE-CONCUSSIONS LAWSUIT Former WWE wrestlers’ lawsuit over brain damage is dismissedNEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by 50 former pro wrestlers who claimed World Wrestling Entertainment failed to protect them from repeated head injuries that led to long-term brain damage. The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City upheld a lower court ruling in 2018 that said the lawsuit’s claims were frivolous or filed too late.Among the plaintiffs were Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka and Harry Masayoshi Fujiwara, known as Mr. Fuji. Their lawyer says they were posthumously diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy.last_img read more

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StarTimes Brings Chinese Super League to Nigerian Fans

first_imgShare this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Fans of Super Eagles Captain, John Mikel Obi, will have the opportunity of watching the player as digital television service provider, StarTimes, has concluded plans to beam live the Chinese Super League.Mikel teamed up with Chinese side, Tianjin TEDA from Chelsea during the January transfer window to join other top stars like Carlos Tervez and former Chelsea teammate, Oscar.Tianjin TEDA recently named Mikel as their captain as they continue their preparation for the season scheduled to start in February.The CSL is now populated with stars and StarTimes officials assured fans at the weekend of the opportunity to see most of these stars from the comfort of their homes.With the continued interest in Super Eagles Striker, Odion Ighalo, from Shangai Shenhua, who signed former Manchester United striker, Tevez, the numbers of Nigerians in China would have risen  with striker Obafemi Martins already playing for Shangai Shenua.Other top stars that will be playing for different clubs in the new season are: Paulinho and Jackson Martinez (Guangzhou Evergrande); Ramirez and Alex Teixeira (Jiangsu Suning); Oscar and Hulk (Shanghai SIPG); Martins, Tevez and Demba Ba (Shanghai Shenua).Also Ezequiel Lavezzi and former Arsenal striker, Gervinho will be filling out in the colour of Hebei China Fortune.Apart from players, top coaches like immediate past Manchester City coach, Manuel Pellegrini, will be on the touchline for Hebei China Fortune, as he challenge former Chelsea coach, Felipe Scolari, who has won the title in the last two seasons with Guangzhou Evergrande.Also in the mix are ex-Tottenham manager, Andre Villas-Boas, who is now the coach of Shanghai SIPG, and Italian star, Fabio Cannavaro, the coach of Tianjin Quanjian.last_img read more

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