College Football Weekend Watch Guide: OSU-TCU Game of the Week in Big 12

first_imgTop-25 MatchupsTV/Time NC State at No. 12 FSUABC/ESPN2, 11:00 am No. 4 Penn State at IowaABC, 6:30 pm No. 15 Auburn at MissouriESPNU, 6:30 pm Kent State at No. 19 LouisvilleACCN, 11:00 am No. 8 Michigan at PurdueFOX, 3:00 pm Old Dominion at No. 13 Va. TechACCN, 1:00 pm No. 22 SDSU at Air ForceCBSSN, 6:00 pm No. 7 Washington at ColoradoFS1, 9:00 pm No. 20 Florida at KentuckySECN, 6:30 pm West Virginia at KansasESPNU, 11:00 am Boston College at No. 2 ClemsonESPN2, 2:30 pm No. 5 USC at CalABC, 2:30 pm Texas Tech at HoustonABC/ESPN2, 11:00 am Toledo at No. 14 MiamiACCN, 2:30 pm UNLV at No. 10 Ohio StateBTN, 11:00 am Oklahoma State-TCU is the only clash between two ranked opponents this week in the Big 12, and one of only two ranked-on-ranked games nationally this weekend.As such, the Cowboys and Frogs are sure to gather plenty of attention in their pre-primetime slot of 2:30 pm on the Worldwide Leader.Elsewhere across the country, No. 4 Penn State faces a tough test against an unranked but stingy Iowa defense, No. 5 USC goes on the road to face a revamped Cal team, and Jim Harbaugh and the fifth-ranked Fightin’ Wolverines face Purdue.Below is the weekend watch guide with the Big 12 and top 25 teams in action on Saturday.Big 12 Games If you’re looking for the comments section, it has moved to our forum, The Chamber. You can go there to comment and holler about these articles, specifically in these threads. You can register for a free account right here and will need one to comment.If you’re wondering why we decided to do this, we wrote about that here. Thank you and cheers! No. 17 Miss. St. at No. 11 GeorgiaESPN, 6:00 pm Syracuse at No. 25 LSUESPN2, 6:00 pm No. 3 OU at BaylorFS1, 5:30 pm Big 12 MatchupsTV/Times (Saturday) No. 1 Alabama at VandyCBS, 2:30 pm No. 6 OSU vs. No. 16 TCUESPN, 2:30 pm Top 25 Games No. 24 Oregon at Arizona StatePac 12 Net, 9:00 pm Nevada at No. 18 Washington StatePac 12 Net, 5:00 pmlast_img read more

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Youth Trans Tasman Selectors

first_imgThe selector’s appointments will be made for the selection of the teams for this series only. Two (2) selectors will be appointed, one to assist the Boys the other to assist the selection of the Girls team.Please click on the attachment to read the rest of this document. Related Filesyouth_selectors_memo-pdflast_img

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9 months agoWolves boss Nuno: No cap for January signings

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your say Wolves boss Nuno: No cap for January signingsby Freddie Taylor9 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveWolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo is not putting a cap on the number of signings the club will make this month.The Black Country club are still working on a deal to bring Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham, currently on loan at Aston Villa, to Molineux.But Nuno has hinted that that they might not be the only deal they complete this month.”There are no numbers,” he said.”It’s a squad and a shape you have, and you have to make the balance of who you have and what you want to build regarding the future.”It’s about who has made things well and we keep counting on, some other players not.”You have to make decisions. This is how we work, but there are no numbers.”It’s not about the system, it’s about the quality of the players.”A player can play in another system and be good for us.” last_img read more

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Wastewater Treatment Plant in Harbour View to be Rehabilitated

first_imgCabinet has approved the award of a $560.6 million contract to Tankweld Limited, to rehabilitate the wastewater treatment plant in Harbour View, St. Andrew.Making the announcement at a Jamaica House press briefing on Wednesday, June 26, at the Office of the Prime Minister, Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Sandrea Falconer, said the works will include conversion of the exiting concrete tank to a trickling filter unit; and construction of a new pumping station, reed beds, and a deep infiltration disposal unit.[RELATED: Ban on Smoking Not Intended to Harass Smokers]Cabinet also approved the award of a $69.65 million contract to Marshall Construction Limited to build a new two-storey reinforced building at the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) parish office at the Hague Agricultural show ground, in Trelawny.The building, which is to be built in nine months, will comprise 565 square metres of floor areas, inclusive of walkways, steps and ramps.“RADA needs to replace the previous building from which it operated, due to its derelict state,” she explained. The agency currently occupies a temporary location in Duncans in the parish.Additionally, Cabinet has approved the award of a contract for $40.605 million to Alfrasure Structures and Roofing Limited, to build a Centre of Excellence at the Claremont Health Centre in St. AnnThe centre is one of four to be located in the four Regional Health Authorities, providing improved services, such as mental health, pharmacy, curative, family health, dental and diagnostic services.The works will include a new waiting area, a new parking area, upgraded sanitary facilities, a new road, and electrical improvement to the facility.Contact: Alphea Saunderslast_img read more

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Statistics Canada says trade deficit narrows to 15 billion in October

first_imgOTTAWA – Canada’s merchandise trade deficit narrowed more than expected to $1.5 billion in October as exports improved for the first time since May.Statistics Canada said Tuesday that exports increased 2.7 per cent as imports fell 1.6 per cent for the month, shrinking the country’s trade deficit compared with the $3.4-billion shortfall in September.Economists had expected a deficit of $2.7 billion for October, according to Thomson Reuters.TD Bank economist Dina Ignjatovic noted that the recovery in export volumes in October fully erased declines in August and September and provides a stronger handoff for the fourth quarter.“Looking ahead, exports should manage to gain some traction, supported by a healthy U.S. economy and a Canadian dollar hovering around the 80 US cent mark.“Moreover, the strike at an auto assembly plant that weighed on exports through the first half of the month should lead to higher motor vehicle exports going forward.”The Bank of Canada is scheduled to make its next interest rate announcement on Wednesday. The central bank is expected to keep its key rate target on hold at one per cent after raising it by a quarter of a percentage point twice earlier this year.Ignjatovic wrote that the trade report, combined with last week’s Statistics Canada report that said 79,500 jobs were added in November, will be looked favourably upon by the Bank of Canada.“With most other areas of the economy evolving as expected by the bank, higher interest rates are not far off,” she wrote.Exports totalled $44.5 billion in October, as gains were made in nine of 11 sectors. Prices were up 1.5 per cent and volumes increased 1.2 per cent.Exports of basic and industrial chemical, plastic and rubber products gained 12.4 per cent, while metal and non-metallic mineral products increased 4.5 per cent.Meanwhile, imports fell to $45.9 billion in October, mainly due to a drop in motor vehicles and parts which fell 8.1 per cent. Import volumes fell 3.9 per cent while prices rose 2.4 per cent.Statistics Canada said passenger cars and light trucks were down 8.8 per cent in October, while work stoppages and planned shutdowns in the automotive industry led to a sharp decrease in the demand for automotive components.last_img read more

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Fort St John Huskies raise 716 for FSJ SPCA

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Huskies recently hosted a fundraising game for the Fort St. John SPCA, raising a total of $716.The night included pin-the-tail on the Husky, the selling of homemade dog treats, and a 50/50 raffle with 25 percent going towards the SPCA.Sabrina Trobak, Huskies Chair, feels the Huskies did pretty good with raising funds for the one night fundraiser. “I think we did pretty good. We raised $716 for the SPCA. I talked with Candice from the SPCA and she was really appreciative and grateful and then we had some leftover homemade dog treats as well, so we dropped them off for them.”Trobak says this was one of three fundraising games the Huskies participated in this season.“It’s the last of our fundraising for the hockey season. So we’ve done one for women’s cancer, one for men’s health, and this is our third one for the SPCA.”Trobak adds that this year was about making the community aware that the Huskies are part of the community.“We’re really just this year trying to make people aware that we are doing some things for the community, so hopefully it just continues to draw more and more crowds and the more crowds we have, the more people are willing to donate.”For more information and updates on the Huskies, you can visit their Facebook page.last_img read more

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Wokeley pleads guilty to seconddegree murder for the death of Pamela Napoleon

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – On Monday, during an appearance in the B.C. Supreme Court in Fort St. John, Leon Wokeley pleaded guilty to the murder of Pamela Napoleon.According to the B.C. Prosecution Service, instead of proceeding with a trial, Wokeley voluntary entered a guilty plea to second-degree murder.In October 2017, Wokeley was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, arson, and indignity to human remains for his role in Napoleon’s death. Napoleon and Wokeley were both last seen together on July 8, 2014, leaving the Blueberry First Nation, the last time that she was last seen alive.42-year-old Napoleon was reported missing to police by her family on July 23, 2014. Her remains were discovered 12 days later inside a burned-out cabin about 30 kilometres north of Buick on the Beatton Airport Road.Following Wokeley’s guilty plea, Court Justice, Jennifer Duncan ordered a pre-sentencing report and a Gladue report to determine Wokeley’s eligibility for parole.Wokeley remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in court on July 15, 2019, to set a two-day hearing for the sentencing.last_img read more

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Minister McKenna reviewing Senate changes to Bill C69

first_imgThe changes take away some of the powers McKenna would have, as the environment minister, to intervene in the process and they shorten the timeline for getting a project from proposal to approval.The House of Commons passed the legislation a year ago and will now have to consider whether it will approve the changes proposed by the Senate.Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he would support the bill if the government agrees to all the proposed changes but has previously said the version of the bill the government put forth was a dagger to the energy industry and an affront to national unity. OTTAWA, O.N. – Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says she is carefully considering the amendments the Senate has made to the Liberal government’s environmental-assessment bill.McKenna says she is pleased Bill C-69 made it through the Senate Thursday night despite attempts by the Conservatives to delay or weaken the bill.Senators made more than 180 changes to the government bill, which creates a new agency and process for assessing the environmental, health, social and economic impacts of major resource and transportation projects, including mines and interprovincial pipelines and highways.last_img read more

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Breaking down Intl break

first_imgThis week wasn’t the same for football fanatics across the globe with the sport entering its less-exciting international break. Anyway, for fanatics, some form of football is always beckoning; as far as the sport is concerned, it never shies away from adding its moments of awe, whether it is a fiercely fought domestic competition or an international friendly. Here is a round-up of the most kicky and absurd events that happened across the globe in the course of international fixtures, involving both European qualifiers and international friendlies Also Read – Puducherry on top after 8-wkt win over ChandigarhForgettable for the biggies Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, yet again, endured a hard time donning their international jerseys with their respective sides failing to shine. Despite Messi making a comeback to his side after missing six friendlies (since bowing to France in the World Cup) and under new coach Lionel Scaloni, La Albiceleste fell to Venezuela in a 3-1 defeat. Juventus star Ronaldo-led Portugal were held 1-1 by Serbia in the European qualifiers, which was marred by the Portugese captain’s thigh injury, marking the side’s second draw in two opening games. Also Read – Vijender’s next fight on Nov 22, opponent to be announced laterEPL players shine bright While some were finding it hard to come to terms with the results, it was a different story for players of the Premier League. England pitted against Montenegro in the European qualifiers for the 2020 edition saw Raheem Sterling netting thrice in 5-1 drubbing of the latter. Earlier on Friday, the Man City forward showcased a similar display against Czech Republic, marking a fine International break for him. While Chelsea player Ross Barkley will be heading back to his club with a boost as he scored twice in Podgorica, his counterparts N’golo Kante and Olivier Giroud were also a joy to watch in France’s assertive 4-0 win over Iceland. English defenders involved in the last two games must be pleased to have only conceded once in their two European Qualifiers. Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino along with his counterpart Gabriel Jesus also stepped up for Brazil in their 3-1 victory over Czech Republic on Tuesday, after they were held to a disappointing draw against Panama last week. The blockbuster There’s no denying the fact that when two heavyweights of the footballing world lock horns the entire act is pulsating, no matter the outcome. Similar was the case with the undoubted big game of the international break which saw Netherlands going up against Germany. The match-up was as gripping as it promised, and its 3-2 scoreline bears testimony. The encounter started off with a bang when Leroy Sane put the Germans ahead early in the first half, as the game progressed, Germany found the net again shortly after the break through Serge Gnabry – but it all went down to wire as the Dutch were back on level terms. First by De Ligt from a set piece and the equaliser nabbed by Depay. Come 90th minute, Marco Reus’ cross across the Dutch penalty area found Nico Schulz, who slid the ball home and grabbed the game for Germany!last_img read more

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United Nations leaders strongly condemn Sri Lankan attacks

first_imgUnited Nations: The UN leadership strongly condemned the string of attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday that killed over 200 people, with chief of the world body Antonio Guterres saying he was “outraged” by the devastating blasts. Eight blasts, including suicide attacks, targeted St Anthony’s Church in Colombo, St Sebastian’s Church in the western coastal town of Negombo and Zion Church in the eastern town of Batticaloa around 8.45 am (local time) as the Easter Sunday mass were in progress. Also Read – Saudi Crown Prince ‘snubbed’ Pak PM, recalled jet from USExplosions were reported from three five-star hotels – the Shangri-La, the Cinnamon Grand and the Kingsbury in Colombo. Four Indian and two Chinese are among 215 people killed in the attack which shattering a decade of peace in the island nation since the end of the brutal civil war with the LTTE. In a statement issued by his spokesman Stephane Dujarric, UN Secretary-General Guterres said he was “outraged by the terrorist attacks” on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Also Read – Record number of 35 candidates in fray for SL Presidential pollsEaster Sunday, which is a “sacred day” for Christians around the world. The UN Chief “recalls the sanctity of all places of worship. He hopes the perpetrators will be swiftly brought to justice,” the statement added. Expressing his deepest condolences to the families of the victims, the people and Government of Sri Lanka, Guterres commended the Sri Lankan leadership and unity of the people of the island nation in the wake of the attacks. “The Secretary-General reiterates the support and solidarity of the United Nations with the people and the Government of Sri Lanka in this difficult moment for the nation,” the statement said. So far, no group has claimed responsibility for carrying out the the blasts, one of the deadliest attacks in the country’s history. The police have reportedly arrested seven people in connection with the attacks. In a tweet, UN’s Resident Coordinator for the Indian Ocean island Hanaa Singer said the UN “strongly condemns the horrific attacks carried out against civilians and worshippers…Heartfelt condolences to the families, victims, Government and people”. She also urged Sri Lankans to stand united in the face of the carnage. President of the UN General Assembly Maria Fernanda Espinosa also expressed her “deep sadness” over the blasts. She said her thoughts were with the people of Sri Lanka, “affected by yet another act of senseless violence”. “We must unite in our common humanity to condemn these heinous acts and stop targetting innocent people, practising their faith in peace,” Espinosa said.last_img read more

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