Month: October 2019

9 months agoEx-Man Utd No2 Rui Faria takes Qatari job

first_imgEx-Man Utd No2 Rui Faria takes Qatari jobby Paul Vegas9 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveFormer Manchester United assistant coach Rui Faria is taking a job in Qatar.The Sun says the 43-year-old, Jose Mourinho’s long-time assistant, left Manchester United last season to spend time with family and start a career as a No1.And the Special One’s right-hand man has flown out to the Middle East where he will put the finishing touches on a deal for his first big job.He looks set to join Qatari champions Al Duhail Sports Club, who have been looking for a manager after axing Tunisia World Cup coach Nabil Maaloul.Maaloul had his deal terminated by mutual consent and the club have been looking for a replacement. TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

a month agoSouthampton defender Wesley Hoedt: I regret leaving Lazio

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Southampton defender Wesley Hoedt: I regret leaving Lazioby Carlos Volcanoa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveSouthampton defender Wesley Hoedt regrets leaving Lazio.He is currently on loan at Belgian side Antwerp.Hoedt said, “I made a mistake [leaving Lazio]. I had a five-year contract with them. After two years, they offered to extend it for another five, with better conditions.“Italian football culture is very professional, but everyone wants to play in the best League in the world, the Premier League, and the Southampton offered me a contract that I couldn’t refuse.“Unfortunately, the club had two bad seasons and things didn’t go as I thought they would.” last_img read more

8 days agoDonnarumma? Romagnoli? AC Milan must sell in January

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Donnarumma? Romagnoli? AC Milan must sell in Januaryby Carlos Volcano8 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveAC Milan face the prospect of having to make a big sale in January.Gazzetta dello Sport says the Rossonero need to raise cash to balance their budget.The two players primed to leave are Suso or Gigio Donnarumma, though interest is for the moment thin on the ground.Instead, Lucas Paqueta – wanted by PSG – and skipper Alessio Romagnoli are more likely to be cashed in.Interestingly, new contract talks between Donnarumma and Milan have stalled this month. last_img read more

7 days agoRatcliffe: How I can sign Barcelona star Messi for Nice

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Ratcliffe: How I can sign Barcelona star Messi for Niceby Carlos Volcano7 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveEnglish billionaire Jim Ratcliffe says he wants to sign Lionel Messi for Nice.With tongue in cheek, Ratcliffe says it would be a dream come true to sign the Barcelona star – no matter his age.He told L’Equipe: “The player I would like to see in Nice? For me, the best player in the world is Lionel Messi. “If I can buy him? Maybe when he turns 45, but he will continue to score! “Bobby Charlton retired at age 47. Oh no, it was Stanley Matthews … He always said that his biggest regret was to have stopped too early!” last_img read more

North Carolina Basketball: Photos: This Charlotte-Based Cake Designer Makes Amazing UNC Basketball Cakes

first_imggrooms Cake of North Carolina's basketball court.IG/forgoodnesscakescharlotteSkilled pastry chefs and cake designers can make some amazing things out of their desserts, and Charlotte-based For Goodness Cakes definitely knows its audience. The business’ Instagram account has posted a number of amazing-looking cakes, including a number that are North Carolina Tar Heel themed. The always popular #heelshouse cake. #atleastinmyhouse #goheels #groomscakes #charlottecakes Inside: delectable peanut butter cake with milk chocolate ganache filling.A photo posted by For Goodness Cakes (@forgoodnesscakescharlotte) on Jun 5, 2015 at 9:21pm PDT  Here strictly for work. #heelshouse #deandome #carolinacakes #lovethisplaceA photo posted by For Goodness Cakes (@forgoodnesscakescharlotte) on Jan 24, 2015 at 11:33am PST  Not a wedding cake, but could be. Photo credit: @dreaphotoartist #carolinacake #tarheelwedding #nycskyline #uncchapelhill #goheelsA photo posted by For Goodness Cakes (@forgoodnesscakescharlotte) on Jan 24, 2015 at 7:54pm PST Don’t worry Duke fans, they’ll make you, and fans of other schools, cakes as well. Like I’ve always said, I’m an equal opportunity provider. Design piped by hand and by eye with buttercream! #dookcakeA photo posted by For Goodness Cakes (@forgoodnesscakescharlotte) on May 8, 2015 at 2:08pm PDT  Collage cake for a very lucky birthday girl. Sadly had to crop off the beloved sea turtle topper, but this one deserved a 360! #bruciesbirthdaybash #milestonebirthdaycake #collagecake #handpaintedandcreatedA video posted by For Goodness Cakes (@forgoodnesscakescharlotte) on Apr 11, 2015 at 7:09pm PDT  Who knew owning a cake business would be Sports Teams 101? #whodey #footballcake #charlottegroomscakesA photo posted by For Goodness Cakes (@forgoodnesscakescharlotte) on Jun 20, 2014 at 1:48pm PDT  “Chef’s choice” cakes start at $75: you choose 2 colors, flavors and theme and I come up with design, no fondant, all buttercream. #ugacake #graduationcakeA photo posted by For Goodness Cakes (@forgoodnesscakescharlotte) on May 23, 2014 at 5:26pm PDT If we were Tar Heel fans, we know where we’d go for our Dean Dome confectionery recreations.last_img read more

Here’s How Every Conference Performed In The First Round Of The NCAA Tournament

first_imgNCAA basketballs sitting in a ball rack on the court.SUNRISE, FL – DECEMBER 21: NCAA basketballs in a rack on the court during the shoot-around proipr to the game between the Florida Gators and the Fresno State Bulldogs during the MetroPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic on December 21, 2013 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. Florida defeated Fresno State 66-49. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)We’re 32 contests into the 2016 NCAA Tournament, and a few things are already clear. The ACC, after posting a 6-1 record in the first round, is headed for a stellar postseason. The Pac-12, meanwhile, after finishing just 2-5, isn’t getting much love from pundits. Other winners? The Big Ten posted a 5-3 mark, despite 2-seed Michigan State destroying everyone’s brackets after losing to 15-seed Middle Tennessee. The Big East put together a 4-1 record. The Missouri Valley finished 3-0.The losers? The Big 12’s top teams (Kansas, Oklahoma, Iowa State) survived, but West Virginia, Baylor, Texas Tech and Texas all faltered. The AAC wound up 1-3, with just UConn advancing. Here’s a list showing the record for every conference that got at least two bids. As noted, the ACC is top dog.Heading to Sat, conference standings…(multiple bids)ACC 6-1B1G, 5-3Beast, 4-1MVC, 3-0B12, 3-4SEC, 2-1A10, 2-1Pac-12, 2-5 AAC, 1-3— Adam Gold (@AGoldFan) March 19, 2016How will it look after the second round?last_img read more

4-Star Athlete Announces His Decommitment

first_imgA general view during the game between the Oregon Ducks and the Washington Huskies.EUGENE, OR – OCTOBER 08: A general view during the game between the Oregon Ducks and the Washington Huskies on October 8, 2016 at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. The Huskies defeated the Ducks 70-21. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)One of the top athletes in the 2019 recruiting class is now back on the open market. He’s announced his decommitment.Cameron Williams, a four-star athlete out of California, announced late on Sunday night that he’s de-committed from Oregon.The four-star prospect had been committed to the Ducks since April.Williams initially chose Oregon over Arizona, Arizona State and USC, among other programs.The top athlete recruit announced his decision on Twitter.My decision…?? pic.twitter.com/aa498yY3b5— C-Breezy? (@Camwilliam6) June 11, 2018Williams is ranked the No. 27 athlete in the country by 247Sports, which also rates him the No. 309 overall recruit.This is a hit for Oregon’s class, which is ranked the No. 16 class in the country for 2019 by 247Sports.last_img read more

This Week 1 College Football Map Is Going Viral

first_imgA view of Auburn's stadium from behind the goal post.AUBURN – OCTOBER 16: The Auburn University band comes out of the tunnel before the game between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Auburn Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium on October 16, 2010 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)The college football imperialism map is back in a new form this year. The map is now being hosted by SB Nation and is being called the college football “Empires” map.The map, created by Nathan Bingham, is recreated every week of the season.Here’s the explanation:Each FBS team is given a territory to begin the season, and if they lose, the team that beats them takes their land. Teams are then always in the process of trying to either regain land or expand their land by beating teams that have land.The territories for each team are determined by which school is closest in straight-line distance to the geometric center of each county.Here’s the map after Week 1:The official College Football Empires map, after Week 1: pic.twitter.com/EelymXuKoS— SB Nation (@SBNation) September 4, 2018Auburn is the current land leader after Week 1.You can view the full results here.last_img read more

Nebraska Landed A Commitment From The Son Of A Husker Legend

first_imgNebraska's players take the field.LINCOLN, NE – SEPTEMBER 08: Head coach Scott Frost of the Nebraska Cornhuskers leads the team on the field before the game against the Colorado Buffaloes at Memorial Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)Scott Frost is trying to bring Nebraska back to the glory days. Today, he picked up a commitment from the son of a former Husker star.Chandler (Ariz.) Hamilton three-star cornerback Javin Wright committed to Nebraska this morning. He chose the Huskers over UCLA and Washington.Wright is the son of Toby Wright, a standout safety at NU in the 1990s. Wright was a key member of the “Blackshirt” defense on the 1993 team that lost the de facto national title game to Florida State in the Orange Bowl.He went on to play in the NFL with the Rams and Redskins.COMMITTED pic.twitter.com/EyeQxtb0UK— buddha wright (@javinW33) October 31, 2018Javin Wright is the 84th-rated cornerback in the 2019 class, according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings.He is the 20th commitment for the Huskers in the 2019 cycle. You can view Nebraska’s full class here.Nebraska currently has the No. 22 recruiting class in the country.last_img read more

Injury Update For Michigan DE Chase Winovich

first_imgmichigan star chase winovich celebrates a win over wisconsinANN ARBOR, MI – OCTOBER 13: Chase Winovich #15 of the Michigan Wolverines leaves the field celebrating a 38-13 victory over the Wisconsin Badgers on October 13, 2018 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)The Michigan Wolverines are locked in a battle with the Indiana Hoosiers in Ann Arbor tonight. Indiana took a 17-15 lead into halftime after a controversial ending to the first half.Early in the second half, Michigan got the ball rolling with a touchdown run from the Wolverines star tailback Karan Higdon. Michigan’s defense, which let up nearly 150 yards rushing in the first half, has come out flying here in the second half.It’s not all sunshine and rainbows for the Wolverines though. Star defensive end Chase Winovich left the game after falling awkwardly on a pass rush.Winovich remained down on the field before eventually jogging into the locker room.Winovich is walking off the field on his own. Headed to the locker room.— Nick Baumgardner (@nickbaumgardner) November 17, 2018Winovich appeared to suffer the injury on this play.Wow. Bush league play pic.twitter.com/alLSbms964— David Noe (@DavidRNoe) November 17, 2018Winovich is the heart and soul of the Michigan defense. With a huge matchup against Ohio State looming, the Wolverines can’t afford a big injury to their star.Michigan leads 22-17.Stay tuned for the latest injury new for Chase Winovich.last_img read more