Overmatched grapplers lose to No. 2 Iowa State

first_imgLUKAS KEAPPROTH/Herald photoThe University of Wisconsin wrestling team suffered its first loss of the season on Friday as the second-ranked Iowa State Cyclones proved to be too much for the Badgers to handle. The Cyclones featured eight nationally-ranked wrestlers, including all of the top five wrestlers in the country.The dual meet started at the 125-pound weight class, featuring Wisconsin junior Drew Hammen against Cyclone sophomore Tyler Clark, who ranks 11th in the nation. Clark controlled the match but was only able to manage a 7-1 decision giving the Cyclones a 3-0 lead.True freshman Tom Kelliher got his first start for the Badgers and faced fifth-ranked Cyclone Nick Fanthorpe at 133 pounds. Kelliher started out strong, getting the first takedown of the match, but was overcome by the more experienced and proven Cyclone. Fanthorpe kept the pressure on, eventually winning 15-7, receiving a major decision.One of the most exciting matches of the night took place at the 141-pound weight class. 13th ranked Wisconsin senior Zach Tanelli faced second-ranked Nick Gallick of Iowa State. Tanelli scored the first takedown on an ankle pick while defending a single leg, but was quickly reversed to tie the match 2-2. Gallick scored an escape in the second to lead 3-2 going into the third. Tanelli scored a takedown to take the lead 4-3, but Gallick was able to escape and the third period ended 4-4. Tanelli was awarded a penalty point and scored a spectacular reversal to get the 7-4 overtime win.“It was a good win for me,” Tanelli said. “I was able to wrestle my match and wear him down.”Junior Kyle Ruschell from Wisconsin, ranked seventh in the nation, defeated Dalton Jensen with an 11-3 major decision. This tied the team score 7-7 with six remaining matches.Wisconsin freshman Ben Jordan lost 6-1 to No. 7 Cyler Sanderson of Iowa State at 157 pounds, and sophomore Gabe Stoppelmoor lost by technical fall 16-1 to No. 3 Jon Reader. At 174, true freshman Travis Rutt got his first start for the Badgers facing No. 9 Duke Burk. Rutt was able to keep it close, but lost in the last minute when Burk was able to secure a takedown and nearfall to win 8-4.“Rutt has been making a lot of improvements in the room,” Wisconsin head coach Barry Davis said. “He wrestled well but needed to keep his feet moving and stay on the offense in order to win the match. ”At 184 pounds, Badger sophomore Eric Bugenhagen kept it close as well, but couldn’t manage to get the win falling 4-2 to Jerome Ward.The dual finished with the two most highly anticipated matches of the night. At 197 pounds, Badger senior No. 5 Dallas Herbst faced returning national finalist and top- ranked Jake Varner. Varner secured a takedown early in the first and was able to ride Herbst for the remainder of the period. The second period was scoreless, and Varner was able to add two more points with an escape and riding time in the third to get a 4-0 victory.At heavyweight Wisconsin’s No. 3 Kyle Massey faced No. 2 David Zabriskie. Massey was awarded a point in the first when Zabriskie was penalized for fleeing the mat. He then added to his lead in the second with an escape, but Zabriskie was able to tie the match with a takedown. Massey was able to escape, and the second period ended 3-2. Zabriskie escaped in the third to tie the match and send it to overtime, where he secured a takedown with one second left in the first overtime to win the match 5-3.“We really need to focus on [Massey’s] conditioning,” Davis said. “Being able to go the whole match is critical.”The Cyclones won eight of the 10 matches, winning the dual by a final score of 27-7.last_img read more

Syracuse to play 6 games at War Memorial

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on November 5, 2015 at 9:19 pm Contact Tomer: [email protected] | @tomer_langer Syracuse announced on Thursday that it will play six of its remaining 14 home games at War Memorial Arena at the Oncenter. The downtown Syracuse arena is the home of the Syracuse Crunch, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Tampa Bay Lighting.The next Orange home game — Saturday, Nov. 14, against Cornell — will be the first game to be played at War Memorial. Another game will be played there on Friday, Nov. 27 against North Dakota.The remaining four games will be a set of series – with games on a Friday and Saturday – against College Hockey America opponents after the New Year. The first set will be on Jan. 15–16 against Mercyhurst. The next will be on Feb. 19–20 against Lindenwood. Commentslast_img read more

Senior Football fixtures

first_imgIn Group One Kilsheelan Kilcash take on Éire Óg Annacarty Donohill in Leahy Park, Cashel while Killenaule face Thomas McDonaghs in Templetuohy.Group Two action sees Ardfinnan up against Aherlow Gaels in New Inn while Moyle Rovers and Ballyporeen meet in Cahir.Clonmel Commercials and Cahir go head-to-head in Monroe in tonight’s Group Four clash. All of those games throw-in at 7.30.last_img

On deck: Dodgers at Indians, Wednesday, 4:10 p.m.

first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error THE PITCHERSDODGERS RHP BRANDON McCARTHY (5-3, 3.28 ERA)Vs. Indians: 6-5, 3.98 ERAAt Progressive Field: 4-1, 3.70 ERAHates to face: Jose Ramirez, 3 for 3, 1 home run DODGERS at INDIANSWhen: 4:10 p.m.Where: Progressive FieldTV: SportsNet LA (where available); MLB Network (out of market only)center_img Loves to face: Yan Gomes, 0 for 6, 1 strikeoutsINDIANS RHP COREY KLUBER (5-2, 4.38 ERA)Vs. Dodgers: 0-1, 1.35 ERAAt Progressive Field: 35-22, 3.06 ERAHates to face: Yasmani Grandal, 2 for 3 (.667), 1 doubleLoves to face: Chris Taylor, 0 for 3, 2 strikeoutsUPCOMINGThursday — Dodgers (LHP Rich Hill, 3-2, 3.77 ERA) at Indians (RHP Josh Tomlin, 3-8, 5.73 ERA), 9:10 a.m., SportsNet LA, MLB Network (out of market only)last_img read more

Trevor Bauer puts MLB on notice with latest gem

first_imgBauer was positioned to win the Cy Young last season in the American League before he suffered an injury and missed more than a month.Despite his time on the shelf, Bauer struck out 221 batters in 175 1/3 innings while posting an ERA of 2.21 with a 12-6 record.Bauer bested teammate Corey Kluber — who finished third in the voting — in just about every statistical category and actually posted a better K/9 rate than Cy Young winner Blake Snell. Trevor Bauer is making a statement early in the season.On Thursday, the Indians starter tossed seven innings of no-hit baseball against the Blue Jays and has now allowed just one run on one hit through 14 frames and two starts. He has struck out 17 batters in that time while throwing some ridiculous pitches.Trevor Bauer, 94mph Fastball (foul) and 82mph Breaking Ball (Swinging K), Overlay. pic.twitter.com/hiHNvSlR69— Rob Friedman (@PitchingNinja) April 4, 2019Trevor Bauer loads the bases with no outs….Then unloads a vicious barrage of breaking balls to get out of it (2ks and a fly out). pic.twitter.com/N5YXL6XPS6— Rob Friedman (@PitchingNinja) April 4, 2019Trevor Bauer, Wicked 95mph Two Seamer….and Primal Scream. 😱 pic.twitter.com/TkDlRtJwFt— Rob Friedman (@PitchingNinja) April 5, 2019MORE: Watch ‘ChangeUp,’ a new MLB live whiparound show on DAZNCleveland tossed a combined eight innings of no-hit ball before Freddy Galvis tallied the Blue Jays’ first base knock in the ninth inning. Cleveland won 4-1.last_img read more

Amanda Anisimova out of U.S. Open after father dies

first_imgAmerican teenager Amanda Anisimova has pulled out of the U.S. Open after her father died.The Women’s Tennis Association confirmed the news and said it sent its “deepest condolences” to Anisimova, with fellow players also expressing sadness over the death. Maria Sharapova was another to express her sorrow at the news.My  with you Amanda.— Maria Sharapova (@MariaSharapova) August 20, 2019Anisimova has been out of action recently because of a back injury but was hoping to play the final Grand Slam of the year.The tournament begins Monday at Flushing Meadows in Queens, New York. Serena Williams to begin 2020 season in Auckland Andy Murray beaten at Winston-Salem Open as singles return continuescenter_img The WTA sends our deepest condolences to @AnisimovaAmanda and her family on the passing of her father Konstantin. https://t.co/urxMBW9c0s— WTA (@WTA) August 20, 2019Official statement on Amanda Anisimova.The US Open family wishes her the best in this most difficult time. pic.twitter.com/JHpZHezrP6— US Open Tennis (@usopen) August 20, 2019Anisimova is ranked 24th by the WTA, climbing rapidly after beginning the year as the world No. 95.Fellow American teenager Coco Gauff, who Anisimova beat in the girls’ singles final at the 2017 U.S. Open, wrote on Twitter: “Deepest condolences to the Anisimova family during this tragic time”. Russian-born Konstantin Anisimov played a key role in coaching his 17-year-old daughter, who reached the French Open semifinals in June.No details of his death have been given. Related Newslast_img read more

Cape Town Cycle Tour honours firefighting volunteers

first_img9 March 2015Nolan Hoffman, of Team Abantu, defended his Cape Town Cycle Tour title in superb fashion on 8 March, as he raced over the finish line in a sensational time of 01:01:49 in this year’s 47km Show You Care Solidarity Ride.Thousands of riders dressed in red to support those affected by the fires on the mountains around Cape Town over the past week. The shortened circular route was a celebration of Cape Town’s fighting spirit and a salute to the Volunteer Wildfire Services, South African National Parks (SANParks) firefighting initiatives, and other volunteers for their heroic efforts.Crossing the line in an intense sprint, Hoffman held off stiff competition from silver medallist Tyler Day of Team Westvaal, and third placed Brenton Jones of Team Drapac. International professional cyclists Team Etixx-Quick Step’s Mark Cavendish and main lead-out man Mark Renshaw, competing in their first South African race, could not outsprint Hoffman.Clocking speeds up to 74km/h, the leading peloton raced down the M3 in good weather conditions.Ecstatic to hold off competition from top international and local riders to secure his second consecutive Cycle Tour win, Hoffman praised his “flawless” team. “The week before the race we dissected every kilometre from Hospital Bend so that we were well prepared. Today we bided our time and stayed close to the front throughout the entire route,” he said.The hardest 47“It was only 47km, but it was the hardest 47km. There was no place to recover, and before I knew it, there was another hill. The downhills were fast, and I was really concerned about Hospital Bend because I knew it was going to make for a really fast finish. I’m proud of the way the guys rode today – they stuck to the tactic and executed it to perfection. My teammates were fantastic.”The elite ladies raced in their own start group for the first time this year, and Lynette Burger, of Team Activate Demacon, took top honours in a time of 01:17:52.Last year’s winner, Cherise Stander (Team RECM) raced ahead of third place, Maroesjka Matthee (Team Bestmed ASG), to claim the silver medal in her 16th Cape Town Cycle Tour.On her first Cape Town Cycle Tour win, Burger said that, despite the dramatic route change, this year’s event was a thrill. “We set out to do 109km, but the distance doesn’t matter to me because it is still a race. We went fast and hard from the start. We were only a team of three today, but my teammates were fantastic and set up the win for me perfectly.”Support for firefightersDavid Bellairs, a director of the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust, organisers of the annual event, said: “A huge thank you must be said to each and every cyclist who turned out to support our Solidarity Ride today.“Traditionally the people of Cape Town come out in their droves to support cyclists participating and are a major part of the spirit that has become a trade mark of the Cycle Tour. This special year provided cyclists with an opportunity to give back to the people of Cape Town in a Solidarity Ride and to really show how much they care – for this, we as organisers salute you.”While the pros raced for top honours the more casual Cape Town Cycle Tour riders came out in support of those affected by last week’s devastating fires and the men and women who battled them. Many of the close on 34 000 riders who lined up for the world’s largest timed cycling event’s Solidarity Ride on Sunday morning dressed in red, and at times large stretches of the Blue Route resembled a red sea of cyclists.Some decorated their bikes in red tassles and some wore plastic firefighter hats with the words “thank you” written across them on top of their cycling helmets.Supporters rang bells, blew vuvuzelas and chanted “go, go, go – you can do it” on the side of the road. Many of the supporters were also dressed in red. One banner hoisted by two young women read: “We love firemen.”One rider said he got a bit tearful when he rode past the entrance to Newlands Forest and witnessed a group of dancing and clapping members of the Volunteer Wildfire Services. “They were thanking us for riding in support of them – after the triple shifts and the danger they faced fighting fires, they came out to thank us. I couldn’t believe it. It was a very special moment.”One of the cyclists got off his bike and shook the hand of every single firefighter before getting back on his bike to complete the ride. Another cyclist also dismounted and bowed in their honour. The cyclists were in awe of the firefighters but the feeling was mutual.Volunteers overwhelmedRichard Stubbs, one of the volunteer firefighters at Newlands Forest, said he was overwhelmed by the support – from the cyclists and from the public.A large cheer went up when a group of riding firefighters crossed the finish line. “We owe you a debt of gratitude,” said the announcer.After their ride, four cyclists from Norway changed from cycling kit into running gear, then ran up and down Lion’s Head and on to Table Mountain. “We are doing this to honour all the firefighters and volunteers,” said one of the riders, Lars Bakke.Despite the shortened distance, the 47km ride wasn’t exactly a breeze with some backmarkers pushing their bikes up Edinburgh Drive.The traditional route was cut by 60km as a result of the fires, which raged for a week; it is in this stretch of the peninsula that the Cape Tour usually takes place.Bellairs concluded: “Cape Town Cycle Tour 2015 will go down in the annals of history as the sporting event that united us as a community to selflessly recognise the efforts and suffering of others. Once again – to the entire team at the Cycle Tour, the residents of Cape Town and all other spectators and participants – we thank you.”Source: Cape Town Cycle Tourlast_img read more

MailChimp, Wufoo and Grasshopper Group Team Up For BarCamp Tour

first_imgIn the interest of bringing people together and spreading the know-how, a trio of SMB-friendly brands is teaming up to help support a series of BarCamp events across the United States this year. The aptly named BarCamp Tour is being organized by MailChimp, Wufoo and Grasshopper Group, the makers Web tools for SMBs like Spreadable and Chargify. Organizers of BarCamp conferences can apply to be a part of BarCamp Tour. If accepted, they’ll be entitled to sponsorship and hands-on participation from three reputable brands specializing in creating Web tools for small businesses. MailChimp is one of more powerful around and Wufoo makes creating complex Web forms absurdly easy. We’ve previously written about Grasshopper Group’s content-sharing Web app Spreadable and billing platform Chargify.For people planning BarCamp conferences from scratch, securing sponsorships and participants isn’t always easy, and having a few well-known Web app brand names tied to your event can make a huge difference. The tour is expected to get started next month at BarCamp Boston and then head to at least ten more cities this year. Tags:#biz#tips 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hostingcenter_img Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… john paul titlow Related Posts last_img read more

Tevez denies injuring ankle in prison kickabout

first_imgWTF I would not be so stupid – Tevez denies injuring ankle in prison kickabout Jamie Smith 07:30 3/30/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Carlos Tevez Getty Images WTF Superliga Boca Juniors v Colón Boca Juniors Primera D The Boca Juniors striker slammed ‘bulls***’ reports that he had broken down in a game staged while visiting a relative behind bars Carlos Tevez has denied reports in the media that he suffered a calf injury while playing football in prison.The Boca Juniors striker was reportedly hurt while visiting a relative, but the 34-year-old has rejected the speculation.Tevez, who retains hope of being selected in Argentina’s World Cup squad, says he was instead injured while training in the gym. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player “Doing strength work at the gym last Wednesday morning, on the machine I felt a great pain in my calf,” Tevez said to TyC Sports.”On Friday, I used the kinesio [adhesive tape] waiting for progression. And since I did not see any, I had tests. There the strain appeared.”I do not know why some people do not believe me. If I had not been injured at the gym, I would not be so stupid to say I was injured here.”But as I’m telling you, they begin to speculate about golf or jail. Sometimes they do not know if they talk bulls*** or not, but I always tell the truth, whether it’s politically correct or not.”I will not be such an idiot to expose myself to go to jail. That they talk so much bulls*** hurts and makes me stronger, because I have to keep evolving. It’s time to shut up and deliver everything on the field.”last_img read more


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