PBA: No draft-day trades

first_imgBrad Pitt wins his first acting Oscar as awards get underway The source said the league has requested teams to file their proposals after the draft in an effort to further discuss the parity of the transactions and avoid hastily approved trades.The 2016 PBA Rookie Draft is set Sunday at Robinsons Place Manila.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSWe are youngSPORTSCone plans to speak with Slaughter, agentSelections from the Gilas pool members will be announced first in the alphabetical order of PBA teams. Blackwater holds the first pick in both the special and regular draft and is expected to select Mac Belo and Raphael Banal, respectively./rga Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND MOST READ BREAKING: Solicitor General asks SC to forfeit ABS CBN’s franchise PH among economies most vulnerable to virus PBA Rookie Draft aspirants. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netDon’t expect any trades happening throughout the 2016 PBA Rookie Draft.A source close to the situation said that just like last year, the Office of the Commissioner asked teams to refrain from proposing deals during the course of the draft proceedings.ADVERTISEMENT Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town EDITORS’ PICK Kluber, Indians rout Cubs 7-2, now lead World Series 3-1 30 Filipinos from Wuhan quarantined in Capas Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH We are young Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports Mainland China virus cases exceed 40,000; deaths rise to 908 Ginebra teammates show love for Slaughter View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

Concern for X-Ray departments after radiographer quits

first_imgSerious concern has been expressed over the X-Ray Departments in Killybegs and Donegal Town Community Hospital.Cllr Niamh Kennedy has voiced her concern after she became aware that the radiographer has handed in his notice.Cllr Kennedy said “This means that he will be leaving his post on 14th March 2019 with no replacement at this stage”. “This is simply not good enough that there is a policy within the HSE that a post like this can not be advertised until the job is vacant, this job should be advertised once notice is given”.She added this comes despite good news back in January of the €1.7m for the Community hospitals in Donegal, linked to Letterkenny University Hospital for Dungloe, Carndonagh, Donegal Town and Killybegs.“And now we won’t have staff in Killybegs or Donegal Town for whatever length of time it takes to find a replacement this is simply not good enough.“There needs to be an effort made here to recruit and have a panel selected for these jobs as vacancies arise. “Extensive reconstruction and renovations were carried out to accommodate the new equipment in these community hospitals, now Killybegs and Donegal Town will not have the Radiographer to do the work for whatever length of time is simply ridiculous.”At the €1.7m launch, a HSE spokesperson had stated that the opportunities to expand the level of services in these sites have been progressed.The HSE had said a Radiographer would be attached to each unit and admin support would be provided across all units.Cllr Kennedy added “I am calling on the HSE to advertise for this post without delay, we are living rurally and rely on these excellent Radiology Diagnostic Services. We do not want to see these services shut down for months because of administration and recruitment failures”.Concern for X-Ray departments after radiographer quits was last modified: February 28th, 2019 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Cllr Niamh KennedyDonegal TownHOPSITALKillybegsquitsradiographerlast_img read more

The stretch run

first_imgTrack and field athletes leap into postseason actionBy Paul LeckerSports ReporterMARSHFIELD — The 2016 WIAA State Track and Field Championships are on the horizon, and it is safe to say numerous local athletes will be a part of them.High school track teams began postseason action earlier this week with their respective conference meets and now look forward to the qualifying process for the state meet, which is June 3-4 at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.In Division 1 Marshfield will travel to Wausau West; Stratford is at Colby in Division 2; and Spencer, Marshfield Columbus Catholic, and Auburndale will compete in Division 3 at Marathon on Monday in WIAA regionals. The top four finishers in each event in all divisions move on to sectionals on May 26. The top three finishers in Division 1 and the top four in Divisions 2 and 3 at the sectionals qualify for the state meet.Columbus Catholic’s Alexandra Hutchison is looking for a chance to defend her Division 3 girls 100- and 200-meter titles.After setting a new Division 3 state record in the 200 (24.91 seconds) during preliminaries last year, Hutchison, a Winona State (Minn.) University recruit, is on course to make it back to La Crosse in possibly three events this time around.Hutchison won the 100 (12.68), 200 (26.21), and 400 (59.33) titles at the Eastern Cloverbelt Conference Meet on Tuesday and has been dominating in all three events throughout the season, winning all three at the Edgar and Stratford invites earlier this month as well.Auburndale’s Sylviann Momont has also been on quite a roll, winning four events at the Edgar Invite and three more — the long jump, triple jump, and 100 hurdles — at the Marawood South Conference Meet on Monday at Stratford.Momont went to state in the triple jump, long jump, and as part of the 1,600 relay last year, and she is looking strong to contend for spots again.“Sylviann has been dominating long and triple jump competitions this season,” Auburndale coach Brian Swenson said. “She has broken her own school records in both of these events. She also is the current school record holder in the 300 hurdles and 400, 800, and 1,600 relays.”Kali Karl — a state meet qualifier last year in the 800 — along with Cassie Mitchell (100 and 300 hurdles), Rachel Gronemeyer (400), and Katie Leick (1,600), and the 1,600 relay team that includes Karl, Mitchell, Gronemeyer, and Isabella Jewell all have potential to make it to La Crosse, Swenson said.“We expect to advance to sectionals in several events and have continued postseason success,” Swenson said. “I do expect more success from the girls team as whole. There are some boys with a shot to advance in sprints and possibly the jumps as well.“Late May and early June is a great time of year to have athletes performing at their best. We look forward to the opportunity to advance each week and are praying for good health and good weather.”Spencer’s Nadia King (1,600) and Johanna Ellefson (pole vault) each went to state a year ago and look strong again heading into the postseason.Marshfield’s best shot on the boys side rests with Calden Wojt, a state qualifier in the 400 meters last year. Wojt has been dominant all season in the 100, 200, and 400, winning at least two of the events at each of the Tigers’ outdoor meets this spring.Amy Martorano (discus) also went to state a year ago and will look to make another trip. Promising Tigers that could be in contention at regionals include sophomore Meg Bryan (long and triple jumps), Shantel Nienast (high jump), Alexa Aumann and Courtney Brown (middle distance), and a number of the Tigers’ relay teams.“We have had a good season so far and recently placed second at both the Otto Bacher Invite in Merrill and the Wisconsin Dells Invite,” Marshfield girls coach Dan Akin said. “We look for a strong finish from the ladies, beginning with our conference meet.”A number of Stratford relay teams that could make some noise in the postseason, including a strong 400 girls team of Emily Hauke, Sarah LaBorde, Brooke Peterson, and Keyarra Dahl, which was second at the Marawood South meet.Paul Lecker is publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com, a contributor to Hub City Times Sports. You can reach him by email at [email protected]last_img read more

Fiorentina move on Berardi?

first_imgFiorentina are still looking to chase down the signature of Sassuolo attacker Domenico Berardi next summer. Even in the wake of Berardi signing a new contract at the Mapei Stadium, the speculation linking the player with a summer transfer is not going away. La Viola’s sporting director Daniele Pradé is still monitoring the situation of the former U21 international, as the club will be looking to add depth to their squad. According to the Corriere Fiorentino newspaper, he is already looking to make a deal with the Neroverdi to make sure they are in pole position when the market opens next summer. The 25-year-old Italian has already scored six times in eight Serie A matches for Sassuolo this term and will be looking to add to the tally when they travel to Lecce this weekend. Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/last_img read more

Paes, Sania in doubles quarters at Indian Wells

first_imgAustralian Open winners Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek saw off a stiff resistance from Juan Monaco and Kei Nishikori to advance to the quarter-finals of the ATP Indian Wells Masters here.The seventh-seeded Indo-Czech pair scored a tough 7-6(5), 6-4 win in the second round over their unseeded opponents.They will now fight it out with giant-killing Spanish pair of Marc Lopez and Rafael Nadal for a place in the last-four stage.Lopez and Nadal had knocked out third seeds Michael Llodra and Nenad Zimonjic in their opening round.The Indian pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna had suffered a first round exit in the USD 4,694,969 hard court event. They had lost to French pair of Julien Benneteau and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.Sania-Vesnina in WTA quartersMeanwhile, Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina too moved into quarter-finals of the WTA event of Indian Wells after scoring a hard fought win over Timea Bacsinszky and Alberta Brianti, here.The second seeds dominated the proceedings in the beginning but lost the second set before winning the second round match 6-1, 3-6, 10-2.They face Argentine pair of Gisela Dulko and Paola Suarez in the last-eight stage match.Sania had exited the singles event after losing the second round match against Anabel Medina Garrigues.last_img read more

10 months agoLiverpool boss Klopp on Ki-Jana Hoever: A joy to watch

first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Liverpool boss Klopp on Ki-Jana Hoever: A joy to watchby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveLiverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits he’s been impressed by teenage fullback Ki-Jana Hoever.The former Ajax prospect has trained with Klopp’s senior squad this past week and could make his FA Cup squad for their tie with Wolves.Klopp said, “He is of course one for the future, but I do not know yet what we are going to do with him for the competition. “He is sixteen years old and celebrates his seventeenth birthday in a few days. If Joel Matip and Joe Gomez had been fit, Ki-Jana would in all probability not train with us. But he has trained with us, he still does that and he is a joy to watch.”He is a boy with incredible confidence and also a very good footballer, that’s nice. That we now see him working day in and day out is really cool. “He is therefore one for the future, but I do not know when the future starts. He has learned a lot now, he has improved many things and one day he will make his debut. This is a good prospect for the coming months and years.” last_img read more

Video: Young Kentucky Fan Mocks Rick Pitino, Duke With “Shake It Off” Parody

first_imgRick Pitino roaming the sidelines during a Louisville game.MEMPHIS, TN – MARCH 15: Rick Pitino, head coach of the Louisville Cardinals coaches from the sideline against the Connecticut Huskies during the Championship of the American Athletic Conference Tournament at FedExForum on March 15, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. Louisville defeated Connecticut 71-61. (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images)No. 1 Kentucky is the lone undefeated team in the country and the odds-on favorite to win the NCAA Tournament. The ‘Cats have also been the subject of plenty of speculation concerning if they can run the table and become the first undefeated NCAA champion in nearly 40 years. One young UK fan certainly thinks her team is on the road to 40-0. Riley Baldridge recorded a video of herself performing a parody of Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” entitled “Win It All.” The song name drops UK players Andrew Harrison, Devin Booker, Willie Cauley-Stein and Dakari Johnson, and more importantly, takes potshots at Louisville head coach Rick Pitino and the Duke Blue Devils.Check it out:For good measure, Baldridge threw in a compliment for John Calipari’s hair. Kentucky will continue its quest to stay undefeated when it hosts Georgia tomorrow at 7 p.m. on ESPNU.[ Kentucky Sports Radio ]last_img read more

Vine: Frank Mason’s Alley-Oop To Landen Lucas Clinched A Win For Kansas

first_imgLanden Lucas dunks.No. 9 TCU gave No. 1 Kansas all it could handle in the quarterfinals of the 2015 Big 12 Tournament this afternoon, but ultimately fell by a score of 64-59. It was a hard-fought game that the favored Jayhawks clinched in thunderous fashion. With the score 61-57 and less than a minute remaining, Kansas killed nearly all of the 35-second shot clock as TCU declined to foul. With the timer winding down, KU point guard Frank Mason penetrated and lofted an alley-oop to teammate Landen Lucas. The big man slammed it home to essentially wrap up the victory.With the win, Kansas moves on to play the No. 4 seed Baylor in tomorrow’s Big 12 semifinals.last_img