EPL: Marcos Alonso rescues Chelsea in Vitality Stadium thriller

first_imgRelatedPosts Gundogan tests positive for coronavirus Derby County want Jordon Ibe Mane double eases Liverpool to win over 10-man Chelsea Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso scored twice to rescue a point in a thrilling 2-2 draw against Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday. Jefferson Lerma and Joshua King scored in the second half to turn the game around after Alonso had given Chelsea the lead. Bournemouth had a chance to score the opener inside three minutes but Willy Caballero produced a good save to deny Philip Billing. Billing had another opportunity moments later but his strike hit the side netting with Callum Wilson in a much better position. After a poor start to the game, Chelsea opened the scoring after 33 minutes. Olivier Giroud flicked on Reece James’ cross onto the crossbar and Alonso reacted quickest to score. The visitors came close to scoring a second right after the break but Giroud’s close range shot went wide and Jack Stacey cleared Alonso’s strike off the line. Bournemouth made them rue those missed chances and scored two goals in three minutes. Lerma equalised with a powerful from a corner and King got on the end of Stacey’s cross to tap home. Chelsea responded well and grabbed an equaliser with five minutes remaining after Alonso reacted first to Aaron Ramsdale’s save to head the ball in.Tags: BournemouthChelseaMarcus AlonsoOlivier Giroudlast_img read more

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O’Brien team top Polly possibles

first_img John Gosden’s The Fugue was among the entries, having run an excellent third on her seasonal reappearance in the Prince Of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot, but Curragh general manager Paul Hensey revealed on Twitter she would not be lining up this weekend. He said: “The Fugue will not run in the Oxigen Pretty Polly Stakes. Her inclusion on the runner sheets is an administrative error.” Among the leading contenders are Dermot Weld’s Princess Highway, Tommy Stack’s Alive Alive Oh and Kevin Prendergast’s La Collina. Prendergast said: “She ran a good race over a mile the last day at the Curragh and hopefully she’s come on for that. I think she’s more of a 10-furlong filly now and I’m hoping for a big run from her.” Press Association Aidan O’Brien is responsible for five of the 14 remaining fillies in the mix for Sunday’s Oxigen Environmental Pretty Polly Stakes at the Curragh.center_img The master of Ballydoyle has saddled two previous winners of the 10-furlong Group One in Peeping Fawn (2007) and Misty For Me (2011) and this year’s quintet is headed by 2012 Epsom Oaks heroine Was. O’Brien also has last week’s Ribblesdale Stakes runner-up Just Pretending, Magical Dream, Say and Moth engaged, although the latter has been declared to run at Naas on Wednesday evening. last_img read more

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Colombian football federation fined for World Cup ticket racket

first_imgBOGOTA: The Colombian football federation (FCF) has been fined for irregularities related to the sale of World Cup qualifying tickets, the country’s competition authority has said. The Superintendency of Industry and Commerce (SIC), as the watchdog is known, said the FCF, two merchandise companies and 17 people were ordered to pay 18.35 billion pesos ($4.9 million). Individuals sanctioned include FCF president Ramon Jesurun and his predecessor Luis Bedoya. SIC said the group formed a cartel that sold tickets for World Cup qualifiers from October 2015 to October 2017 at “excessively high prices.” The scheme was allowed to prosper after Bogota-based firm Ticketshop was awarded the right to sell match tickets without a competitive bidding process, according to investigators. Another company, Ticketya, was then hired to resell tickets at up to 3.5 times their original value, SIC said. The FCF has denied any wrongdoing and said it would appeal the decision. IANS Also Watch: Rs 1.30 Lakh Fine Collected For Lockdown Violations in Kokrajharlast_img read more

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Carrier Dome beer a ‘big revenue piece’ as schools tap into alcohol offerings

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ About a decade ago, Daryl Gross called a meeting with Nancy Cantor, then-Syracuse University chancellor. He wanted to bring a Manhattan-style bar into the Carrier Dome.The Carrier Dome has sold beer at home football and basketball games since its opening in 1980. But this was almost unheard of: Before 2008, only six schools sold beer during games, per Vice Sports.Alcohol had long been a driver in Syracuse’s concession sales, but there wasn’t a place fans could go to enjoy a drink or shareable platter away from their seats. An in-venue bar, Gross thought, would be perfect, and it would increase game-day sales.The conversation ended in less than an hour, Gross, the former Syracuse director of athletics, recalled. Cantor told Gross to “go for it.”Soon, SU launched the project to build Club 4.4, an exclusive members-only club located behind sections 108 and 109. Construction finished in 2010.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“I was telling everybody that this will make so much money,” Gross recalled. “It was low-hanging fruit. We wanted to make a more wholesome experience.”The addition was part of a leading charge to upgrade food, beer and overall amenities in what’s a tradition-bound world of stadium concessions. As Club 4.4’s popularity grew, Gross said beer revenue ticked upward. It was a “big revenue piece” during Gross’ tenure, which ended in 2015.Gross also brought the addition of floor seats to the Carrier Dome, which has generated about $2 million in annual revenue. He said alcohol sales were less than half of floor seat revenues when he left Syracuse, but SU has sold beer in “mass quantities, enough to create a significant line item” on its financial statements.The Carrier Dome offers hard cider and craft beer, including local brews such as the Syracuse Pale Ale. Roaming carts offer canned beers and premixed canned drinks. Concession stands also offer chardonnay, merlot, white zinfandel, Bully Hill and White Cat wine.Daily Orange File PhotoWith average attendance for Division I football falling, programs are seeking new ways to get fans to show up. Nels Popp, an assistant professor of sport administration at North Carolina, said alcohol is an attempt to do this.Texas A&M and Auburn have beer gardens in their baseball stadiums. LSU now has a club designated for alcohol sales. Texas Longhorns fans bought $701,234 worth of beer and wine in one game alone in 2016. And that year, UT generated about $3 million in revenue from alcohol sales, according to the Austin American-Statesman.Purdue, Marshall and Fresno State each have introduced or expanded beer sales in their arenas. Texas introduced a partnership with Corona last year, adding a tailgate area where fans can take photos with Corona’s Adirondack chair. Last year, a Wall Street Journal analysis of beer sales in college football found that Texas was the highest booze consumption per capita in the country. Fans want the lightest and cheapest beer they can find, the report found, and they want to support local breweries and wineries.Several fans tailgating before recent Syracuse football games said they enjoy drinking before football games. But a handful of fans said more local options would be nice, including gluten-free beers.“They don’t have that many beers on tap,” said Gabriel Mejia, a senior bioengineering major at SU. “They come in little cups, there’s a one beer per student limit and no imported options. It’s not ideal.”Erik Marberger, a senior finance and accounting double major, likes the Carrier Dome selection. He enjoys Syracuse Pale Ale. He said he has come to appreciate the $7 beers at the Dome, because he’s a Philadelphia Phillies fan. Beers at MLB stadiums usually run between $5 and $15 each.“You don’t need alcohol to have a good time,” Marberger said. “It’s a nice touch, though.”In a statement, Syracuse Athletics said it solicits fan feedback to increase the gameday experience, pointing to recent changes, including more pregame activities on the SU Quad and security enhancements.While alcohol has always been synonymous with the Carrier Dome, universities generally don’t encourage alcohol consumption, Popp said. He said beer and rowdy behavior could be linked. Further, beer sales margins are not always significant enough at mid- to smaller-market schools. For those reasons, many schools shy away from selling alcohol.The Southeastern Conference, college football’s most powerful league, outlaws the sale of alcohol in general seating areas of its venues. It’s the only policy of its kind in the Power 5, including the Atlantic Coast Conference. Mississippi state law prohibits the sale of alcohol on public university campuses.Yet millennials of legal age account for more than one-third of U.S. beer consumption, according to Nielsen. That, coupled with the challenge of meeting fans’ evolving desires, drives college athletic programs to mimic professional sports organizations by selling booze. In April, the NCAA lifted a long-standing ban on alcohol sales at its championship events.“If you want to fill the venue, you have to assume many fans will just hang out in a club, drink, snack and not watch the game,” Popp said. “Sports teams have to be OK with that.” Commentscenter_img Published on October 4, 2018 at 12:12 am Contact Matthew: mguti100@syr.edu | @MatthewGut21last_img read more

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MLB wrap: Hapless Orioles destroy Indians 13-0

first_img MLB trade rumors: Tigers set asking price for starter Matthew Boyd Sunshine with a Chance of Meatballs 😏 pic.twitter.com/nPR2wVbMbv— Orioles on MASN (@masnOrioles) June 28, 2019Sisco tallied three hits in the contest, as did two other Orioles. Meanwhile Oscar Mercado was the only Indian with more than one.Baltimore snapped a three-game losing streak, but Cleveland (44-37) has won seven of its last 10 and sits in second in the AL Central, behind Minnesota.Studs of the NightLance Lynn tallied 10 strikeouts for the Rangers in a 5-0 victory over the Rays.Miguel Sano hit two home runs in the Minnesota’s 6-4 loss to the White Sox.Duds of the NightOzzie Albies went 0 for 5 in Braves’ 6-2 win over the Mets. Whit Merrifield went 0 for 4 leading off in the Royals’ 6-2 loss to the Blue Jays.HighlightThe Dodgers’ Max Muncy crushed this.This is what 4️⃣6️⃣4️⃣ feet looks like. pic.twitter.com/0FT0uTktEv— MLB (@MLB) June 29, 2019What’s Next?Yankees (52-28) at Red Sox (44-38) 1:10 p.m. ET — New York has absolutely been hammering the ball and sits atop the AL East. Boston is third in the division, and this is one of the best rivalries in baseball, so it should be a good one. Baltimore dominated Cleveland on Friday.The Orioles have the worst record in baseball (23-58), but that didn’t stop them from dominating the Indians 13-0 at Camden Yards. The 13-0 drubbing was the biggest shutout win by a team with a sub-.300 winning percentage at least 80 games into the season since 1923, according to Stats By Stats.The @Orioles entered the day with a record of 22-58 (.275), but tonight they shut out the Indians, 13-0.It’s the biggest shutout win by a team with a sub-.300 winning percentage at least 80 games into a season since the Boston Braves (24-62) won 14-0 at Brooklyn on 7/22/1923.— Stats By STATS (@StatsBySTATS) June 29, 2019Baltimore was exceptional at the plate and racked up 16 hits to Cleveland’s six on the night, and Chance Sisco made things exciting early with a two-run homer in the first inning. Related News MLB trade rumors: Yankees may compete with Astros for Marcus Stroman MLB trade rumors: Tigers want Yankees star Gleyber Torres for Matthew Boydlast_img read more

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AS Roma Captain sends emotional Message to Parents of deceased Boy Eman Salic

first_imgYoung boy Eman Salic lost his battle with a serious illness, and Edin Dzeko said him goodbye in an emotional message.“Dear Eman, we should met in less than a year. Unfortunately, you were prevented by the disease and you had to stay in the hospital bed. Instead, we sent a video message to each other. I remember it as being yesterday. They told me that you were very happy and that you were smiling all day. I also remember that it was a beautiful day, sunny! Today is a similar day, at least as far as the weather is concerned, but for me it is gloomy, black, because I heard the news about your premature death. I have not been able to tell you how proud I am of you, brave little child, who fought against vicious diseases. You have been and remain my inspiration, and I will never forget your gentle smile and playful eyes. I can’t even imagine the pain of your parents, and your struggle was heroic. Now, you have gone to a better world, where nothing else will hurt you, and you have left us with the memory of a big, brave and persistent boy who had a heart as big as the whole world. May it be a blessing to your little soul, and I want a patience to your family,” said the captain of the AS Roma and the Bosnian national team.last_img read more

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Trailer is found at 100th Ave. N and Seneca, but now there is a lost owner

first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (2) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. 0 Vote up Vote down berod · 334 weeks ago looks like it blew a tire? maybe they are trying to find a spare? Report Reply 0 replies · active 334 weeks ago 0 Vote up Vote down Redress · 334 weeks ago I would like to buy it. Report Reply 0 replies · active 334 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Found trailer, needs owner.by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — We have heard about trailers that have been lost or stolen. But here is a trailer that has been found and unaccounted for.This trailer was recovered at 100th Ave. N and Seneca. The Sumner County Sheriff’s office has been unable to locate an owner. If you have any information about the trailer, contact the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office at 620-326-8941.last_img read more

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Tiger Woods trails by three after opening-round 69 at Torrey Pines

first_imgThe 44-year-old was three off the lead of 6 under set by Sebastian Cappelen.First round on TOUR in 2020. @TigerWoods sits at T17 @FarmersInsOpen.#LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/NDjISWLc48— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) January 23, 2020Woods, who started on the back nine, recovered from a bogey on the 11th to claim birdies on the 13th and the par-5 17th but dropped another shot to make the turn at level par.MORE: Golf needs Tiger Woods’ body to hold up in 2020, says Brooks Koepka Tiger Woods fired a 3-under-par 69 in his opening round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines.Woods, seeking a record 83rd victory on the PGA tour on a course where he has lifted eight titles previously, carded five birdies in a promising start in San Diego. He closed out the round with three more birdies and only missed out on an eagle at the fifth after a 20-foot putt missed to the left.”Overall, I’m pleased,” he said afterward. “I feel like I drove a little better today.”My start lines were a little bit tighter, which was nice. I missed competing, so I was just trying to keep everything as calm as I possibly could.”last_img read more

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Lakers’ Anthony Davis to wear own name on jersey

first_imgDavis stressed his support of the social justice initiatives the NBA has planned when it returns from a hiatus of more than four months caused by the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.”We’ll have a ton of ways to represent what we stand for,” he said.Davis is averaging team highs of 26.7 points and 9.4 rebounds per game for a Lakers team that enters the restart with a 5 1/2-game lead over their crosstown-rival Clippers for the best record in the Western Conference. The teams will face one another in the second game of an opening-night doubleheader when the league resumes play on July 30. Following the lead of his All-Star teammate LeBron James, Lakers big man Anthony Davis said he will wear his last name on the back of his jersey instead of a social justice message when the NBA restarts its season in Florida later this month.Speaking to reporters Sunday in a conference call following the Lakers’ practice at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex outside Orlando, Davis said he chose to use his name over one of the NBA’s 29 approved social justice slogans to continue to honor his family. “I was kind of torn between the two,” the seven-time All-Star said.MORE: LeBron joins players tweeting ‘#FreeWoj'”I just think my last name is something that is very important to me, and social justice as well,” he added. “But [I’m] just holding my family name and representing the name on the back to go through this process . . . and people who have been with me through my entire career to help me get to this point.”James, one of the league’s more outspoken players on the topic of racial inequality, said Saturday that the available messages “didn’t seriously resonate with my mission, with my goal.””Everything that I do has a purpose, has a meaning,” the four-time NBA MVP said. “I don’t need to have something on the back of my jersey for people to understand my mission or know what I’m about and what I’m here to do.”last_img read more

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