Amid scorching heat, Castillo gives BaliPure time to recover before Pocari match

first_imgNadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil MOST READ The Water Defenders are riding a three-game winning streak after losing their season-opener against Iriga-Navy and their last game against Tacloban featured the same theme as their win over the Perlas Spikers.BaliPure dictated the tempo in the first two sets before allowing the Fighting Warays to steal the third.“Recovery will now play a big factor for us and it will be just as important as training, we just have to get back slowly for Sunday,” said Castillo.ADVERTISEMENT Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Chris Paul’s status for crucial Game 6 uncertain with hamstring injury Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls View comments BaliPure is locked in a three-way tie with Creamline and PayMaya atop the standings of the Reinforced Conference and head coach Babes Castillo plans an unorthodox way of preparing his team for its Sunday’s game.Castillo is well aware of the summer temperatures in Metro Manila and he plans to rest his players before their match against Pocari Sweat to avoid overworking them under temperatures that constantly reach the high 30s.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“I need to make them rest,” said Castillo Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre after their 25-22, 25-22, 22-25, 32-30 win over BanKo Perlas. “The past two games we played phenomenal in the first two then we will dwindle in the third.”“We really have to manage our energy because the heat is really snuffing the energy from them.” Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial As the summer heat continues to hit fever pitch, so does the race in the Premier Volleyball League.ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

Capela signs five-year, $90 million extension with Rockets

first_imgMOST READ The 6-foot-10 center averaged 13.9 points, 10.8 rebounds and 1.9 blocks — all career-highs — last season. The 24-year-old had 42 double-doubles last season and Houston was 25-2 when he scored 15 or more points.Capela, who the Rockets drafted with the 25th pick in 2014, has steadily improved in his four NBA seasons and his development has helped him become a key piece of this team led by James Harden, who won his first MVP award last month.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’The deal was first reported by ESPN. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? LATEST STORIES Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio namescenter_img View comments Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew SALT LAKE CITY, UT – MAY 06: Clint Capela #15 of the Houston Rockets controls the ball in the second half during Game Four of Round Two of the 2018 NBA Playoffs against the Utah Jazz at Vivint Smart Home Arena on May 6, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFPHOUSTON — Clint Capela has signed a five-year, $90 million extension with the Houston Rockets.Capela, who was a restricted free agent, started a career-high 74 games last season in helping Houston reach the Western Conference finals.ADVERTISEMENT Riley: Heat will be patient and wait for Wade’s decision Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial beginslast_img read more

Deadlock over Speaker Election

first_imgThe Daily Observer has reliably learnt that some ‘majority members’ of the House of Representatives are demanding that the election of the Speaker should be held today (Friday), which marked the end of the House’s 30-day Extraordinary Sitting.Three lawmakers, who spoke under the condition of anonymity, told the Daily Observer that yesterday’s Executive Meeting ended in deadlock with the Deputy Speaker Hans Barchue arguing that elections be put-off, while the ‘majority members’ have threatened the DeputySpeaker to either have the election, or he would be removed.Reports said the Deputy Speaker argued that the time interval between the Speaker’s removal on Tuesday and holding the election two days after would bring the House into disrepute.Nevertheless, the ‘majority members’ are insisting that the election be held today.“While the iron is hot, it’s better to beat it; therefore, there’s a need for us to have the election on Friday,” the lawmaker said. “We won’t allow the Deputy Speaker to impose his way on us, to use that time and galvanize.”Another lawmaker said: “If we don’t have the election on Friday, it means we will have election when we resume in January 2017, and that would not be appropriate legislatively.”A staff in the office of the Deputy Speaker confided in the Daily Observer that if President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf did not send the Proclamation for Extension, it would have meant that the Deputy Speaker would have had the choice to have the election on Tuesday, October 4.Meanwhile, reports said out of the five persons who have earlier expressed interest, only three lawmakers are considering vying for the Speaker position. They include Deputy Speaker Hans Barchue, Rep. Emmanuel Nuquay and Clarence Massaquoi.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Did you hear about the Donegal donkey who turned up a wedding?

first_imgThis day last week was a big day for Quiney the donkey from the Donegal Donkey Sanctuary as he attended a very special occasion.On Monday, June 26th, Quiney was invited to a luxurious castle hotel in Dublin to greet guests at the wedding of Meath-based couple Maegan Wallace and Brian Connolly.Bride Maegan has a huge love of donkeys and is a proud supporter of the Donegal Donkey Sanctuary in Raphoe, so it was fitting for her love Brian to arrange this special gift for her. Maegan Wallace and Brian Connolly, with Quiney the donkey on their wedding dayQuiney’s guide Danny Curran helped him get suited for the occasion in pastel pink and purple – to match the wedding colour theme, of course.They stopped off at The Happy Camper Cafe in Glenveagh for breakfast before the long journey to the capital. On arrival, Quiney happily posed for photos with the newlyweds after their wedding ceremony at Finnstown Castle Hotel near Lucan in Dublin.Guests were not expecting the four-legged visitor, but Maegan knew he would be arriving and his visit was a clear highlight for her on her big day.Maegan Wallace, Brian Connolly, Quiney the DonkeyMaegan tells Donegal Woman: “I was too excited about the donkey to be thinking about what anyone else thought of it!“The flower girls were over rubbing the donkey, the children, myself and Brian and my Nana all got a chance to pet him,” she said.Quiney was a big talking point among the guests, Maegan said.“It was a good icebreaker for everyone who didn’t know each other.”Quiney was not phased by all the attention and quietly grazed while Maegan walked him around the grounds. Maegan said he was so good and gentle that she had no fears about getting her beautiful white dress dirty. Having a donkey at their wedding was always the dream for Maegan, her husband, Dublin man Brian told Donegal Woman.“Maegan is mad about donkeys, she absolutely adores them. She always said when we were looking at venues – ‘I’d love if a donkey could come.’“When we were shown around hotels and grounds we always asked – ‘On the off chance, if we were able to bring donkeys, could you allow it?,” Brian said.Brian rang Donegal Donkey Sanctuary owner Danny Curran about his fiancee’s wishes and Danny was only too happy to oblige. “The only place I wanted to give any money to is the Donegal Donkey Sanctuary, so I rang to see if we could work out how much it would cost to bring one down to Dublin.”“Danny said to me: ‘It sounds a bit mad but I love mad things.’” Brian recalls, “it couldn’t have worked out better and they couldn’t have been nicer. We were able to drum up some fundraising from our kind guests.”Groom Brian Connolly announcing to guests that there was a donkey outside.Limerick native Maegan said she had grown up with a love of donkeys.“I used to go to Thurles to visit my grandparents and I’d visit a donkey named Nedya with my grandpa Eddie. Since then I’ve always loved them,” Maegan said.Maegan learned about the Donegal Donkey Sanctuary after seeing an appeal on the news at Christmas time years ago. She adopted one donkey then, and thus began her desire to support the charity further.Maegan now supports the care of four donkeys in Donegal, having adopted two for herself, one for her father on Father’s Day and another for her grandmother’s birthday.“I always feel with presents, unless you really want something you’re better off giving them to a charity,” she said.Maegan’s husband Brian’s family are from Donegal, so she has had several chances to visit the sanctuary and meet owners Danny and Sandra Curran. The newlyweds credit the couple as being ever accommodating to their visits.“Danny showed us around the Donkey Sanctuary on St. Stephen’s Day last year, taking time out of his day to meet us,” Brian said.After a most memorable wedding day with a donkey, Maegan and Brian are planning to continue supporting the sanctuary, which has faced several funding crises in the past.The centre, which opened in 2006, has helped rehabilitate and rehome more than 600 donkeys. It currently cares for 73 donkeys and relies on animal lovers to donate and adopt donkeys to keep it open.Maegan is just one of many people who have experienced the happiness that the good-natured owners have brought to others by caring for the creatures.“I’m so pleased, it was such lovely thing for them to do because Donegal is a long way from Dublin. It was a really lovely day. I think more people should have donkeys at their weddings!”, she said.For more information or to donate to the Donegal Donkey Sanctuary, click here: donegaldonkeysanc.com or visit them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DonegalDonkeySanctuaryDid you hear about the Donegal donkey who turned up a wedding? was last modified: July 3rd, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:donegal donkey sanctuaryweddinglast_img read more

LISTEN: Wagner says Huddersfield will ‘for sure be small dogs’ in Premier League

first_imgDavid Wagner insists Huddersfield will be the ‘small dogs’ of the Premier League following their promotion to the top flight by winning the Championship play-off final.The Terriers have made it to the top flight for the first time since 1972 by beating Reading 4-3 on penalties, after 120 minutes of goalless action at Wembley.Expected to fight against relegation this season, Wagner and Huddersfield have overcome all the odds to make it English football’s first division – and the German has no allusions his team will be anything but underdogs next term.Speaking to talkSPORT, Wagner said: “I accept every disadvantage that we have because we are in the Premier League.“We will create something like we’ve built before.“I think the mindset is very easy. We will for sure be small dogs, the underdogs, and we will go into the season without any limits.”Despite requiring penalties to beat the Royals, Huddersfield wasted two fine chances in the first half as they dominated proceedings.Michael Hefele and Izzy Brown both fluffed their lines in front of goal, and Reading eventually got themselves into the game, but Wagner believes his team DID deserve to win.He added: “Hopefully we will not have penalty shoot-outs more often, even when we are successful.“It is, I think, the tightest decision making possibility in football, and it has shown how tight this game was.“Even though we were the team with the better opportunities, with more good cut [sic] chances, and I think we deserve to be there.”last_img read more

GOAL-FEST IN NEW YORK AS McGUINNESS LEADS 2012 ALL STARS TO VICTORY

first_imgFINAL SCORE AT GAELIC PARK NEW YORK: All Stars 2012 8-17 All Stars 2011 8-7 :Donegal manager Jim McGuinness led the 2012 All Stars to a 10-point victory over the 2011 All Stars, managed by former Dublin boss Pat Gilroy.And it was a Mayo player – Cillian O’Connor – who inspired McGuinness’ team to victory, hitting three of his side’s goals. The friendly was played in a great spirit and was hugely supported by many ex-pats from Donegal.And because of a shortage of players, some of them got to play in the 13-a-side match at Gaelic Park.In fact CJ Molloy – nephew of 1992 All Ireland winning captain Anthony Molloy – fielded for the 2012 All Star side and there was a broad smile across Jim McGuinness’s face when CJ scored his side’s eighth goal at the end.Karl Lacey and Lee Keegan impressed at half-back, inspiring most of the 2012 All Stars forward play. But Man of the Match went to Dubliner Michael Darragh Macauley who hit three of the 2011 team’s goals.Donegal’s All Stars – including Kevin Cassidy on the 2011 team – then enjoyed a dinner hosted by the New York GAA board.ALL STARS 2012: P Durcan (Donegal); K Higgins (Mayo), E Cadogan (Cork); A Thompson (Donegal), K Lacey (Donegal, 0-2), L Keegan (Mayo, 1-1); A Walsh (Cork, 0-1), N Gallagher (Donegal, 1-2); K McLoughlin (Mayo, 0-1, 45), D O’Connor (Cork, 2-2), P Kerrigan (Cork, 1-1); M Murphy (Donegal, 0-1), C O’Neill (Cork, 1-2).Subs: CJ Molloy (New York, 1-0), D Lehane (New York), C O’Connor (Mayo, 1-4), N McGee (Donegal).ALL STARS 2011: B Kealy (Kerry); M O Se (Kerry), J McMahon (Tyrone); T O Se (Kerry), K Nolan (Dublin), K Cassidy (Donegal); MD Macauley (Dublin, 3-1), M Foley (Kildare, 0-1); B Brosnan (Wexford, 0-2), B Brogan (Dublin, 2-1), K McManamon (Dublin, 1-2); D O’Dwyer (New York), R O’Carroll (Dublin, 1-0). Subs: C Horgan (New York), A Dillon (Mayo, 1-0).REFEREE : M Deegan (County Laois)GOAL-FEST IN NEW YORK AS McGUINNESS LEADS 2012 ALL STARS TO VICTORY was last modified: November 18th, 2012 by BrendaShare 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:GOAL-FEST IN NEW YORK AS McGUINNESS LEADS 2012 ALL STARS TO VICTORYlast_img read more

GAA: DONEGAL CARVE OUT 1-6 TO 0-5 LEAD AGAINST LAOIS AT HALF-TIME

first_imgDonegal lead against Laois at half-time after a workman-like display in their opening Division Two league game at Portlaoise this afternoon.Donegal are 9/4 favourites to be promoted to the top flight.Scores from Michael Murphy, Brick Molloy, Anthony Thompson, Christy Toye and a well-worked goal rounded off by Odhran Mac Niallais has steadied the ship for Jim McGuinness’ side. Frank McGlynn may have added to Mac Niallais’ goal but for a fine save from Graham Brody.But Laois are far from finished in their quest to get two points from this early season encounter.Indeed Evan O’Carroll should have netted for Laois after he rounded Paul Durcan but blazed over the bar with the open net at his mercy.With players of the quality of Ross Munnelly in their squad, Laois are more than capable of turning things around in the second half. Donegal lead at half-time 1-6 to 0-5. GAA: DONEGAL CARVE OUT 1-6 TO 0-5 LEAD AGAINST LAOIS AT HALF-TIME was last modified: February 2nd, 2014 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:Division TwodonegalGAALaoislast_img read more

49ers: The Nick Bosa pick puts John Lynch, Kyle Shanahan on the clock

first_img[vemba-video id=”van/sc/2019/04/26/bang_70cd44d6-07f6-4330-bb3c-08cac4a615bd”]SANTA CLARA — The 49ers didn’t try to deliberately lose at the end of the 2018 season, so they didn’t land the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft.But after months of rumors and innuendo, confidence and concern, the football gods provided mercy — the Niners ended up taking the No. 1 player on their draft board with the No. 2 overall pick.Selecting Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa was a no-brainer, …last_img

Warriors and Draymond Green agree to a deal: Four more years, $100 million, report

first_imgWarriors fans won’t have to spend next season worrying if another key member of the team will leave via free agency, as star Draymond Green reportedly agreed to a four year, $100 million contract extension.The deal begins after next season, Green’s agent, Rich Paul, told ESPN on Saturday morning. The three-time All-Star will receive $22.2 million in the first year of the deal, with increases each season and will take him up to $27.6 million in the final season.With free agency looming next …last_img

Will Clark, asked about Giants managerial job: ‘It’s not off the radar’

first_imgDon’t take this the wrong way. Nobody is rushing Bruce Bochy toward the exit.But, like sand through an hourglass, his time as Giants manager is slowly slipping away. And if you know us, it’s only a matter of time before the names of prospective managerial candidates begin hitting the wall. In fact, here comes one now.On a far-ranging, fun and entertaining post published Monday on nbcsports.com, Amy Gutierrez put the question to one of the most popular Giants to ever wear the interlocking SF.“ …last_img