Auburn defense tops offense in scrimmage

first_imgAUBURN – Even though they’re only three weeks into learning Will Muschamp’s scheme, Auburn’s defense outshined its offensive counterparts in the first scrimmage of spring.The impressive outing by the defense during Saturday morning’s roughly 90-play scrimmage, included three interceptions, multiple forced fumbles and a series of jarring hits.“There was probably more good hits today than any of the scrimmages that we’ve had since we’ve been back up to this point,” Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said. “That was definitely a bright spot with a lot of energy.”Muschamp was eager to see how his players handled their first game-like situations without the regular aid of the coaches.“We got challenged in the meeting room by coach Muschamp,” cornerback Josh Holsey said. “He challenged us each and every day and today’s challenge was to come out here and win, to cause turnovers. That’s what we did.”Based on the accounts of multiple players, the defense held the offense without a passing touchdown, though running back Jovon Robinson broke free for a long scoring run, and made the bigger plays.“I felt like we won,” safety Tray Matthews said. “We had a couple of good hits throughout the whole scrimmage, everybody wants to make their name known so that’s a great thing when you see everybody flying to the ball.Teammates said cornerback Kamryn Melton, safety Johnathan Ford and a third defender intercepted Auburn’s quarterbacks, though Jeremy Johnson was not among those picked off.Johnson said he nearly had a touchdown pass to D’haquille Williams, but it was ruled out of bounds, and Matthews claimed he nearly intercepted Johnson on a crossing pattern near the sideline.“I had a real good break on the ball,” Matthews said. “I dove — some people say I dove 5 yards to try to get it. I dove for it, I had it in my hands, hit the ground and it popped up.”Johnson had a slim majority of the reps over Sean White and Tyler Queen, who was the only live quarterback on Saturday.The Montgomery native gave himself, and the offense as a whole, a subpar assessment, specifically on “simple throws” — Malzahn said the receivers had “some ups and downs” — and physicality.“It wasn’t to my standard, as an offense it wasn’t to our standard, kind of up and down, inconsistent,” Johnson said, “but that’s what we’re here for, to practice. … We wasn’t physical like we wanted to be in the running attack.”Even though the offensive staff is unchanged and installing far less than the defense, Malzahn was not concerned by the relative ineffectiveness of the offense.“I look at it as a positive that the defense came to play,” Malzahn said. “In spring, it’s a constant competitiveness. One day, one wins. One day, the next wins. That’s the beauty about it. But I’m encouraged from the other side of the ball.”last_img read more

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Ashwin commits suicide without getting a chance in IPL: Ashwin …

first_imgChennai: Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin has reacted to the suicide of a young cricketer in Mumbai after failing to achieve the expected success in his cricket career. Ashwin pointed out that youngsters need to get used to accepting certain setbacks in their careers. Ashwin said the suicide of a Mumbai youngster was a moment of realization as he could not accept the setbacks of his career. Ashwin suggested that even those who have chosen cricket or any other field should be taught another livelihood in parallel in school and college.‘It is a moment of recollection that a young man from Mumbai committed suicide without being able to accept some setbacks and rejections in his career. The future of this country and the world lies in today’s youth. They need to be taught to practice certain rejections in the journey of life ‘- Ashwin wrote on Twitter.“Those who are trying to succeed in cricket or any other field have to be taught another way of life in parallel in school and college,” Ashwin said.Killed by ‘Mumbai’s Stain’Twenty-seven-year-old Karan Tiwary, who was notable for his bowling action similar to that of South African cricketer Dale Steyn, committed suicide yesterday. The incident took place at a residence in Mumbai on Tuesday night. He has been a regular bowler in the Nets for more than two years for the Mumbai Ranji team. Last year, he played for various IPL teams in the nets at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.Friends have said the player was saddened by the disappointment of not being able to get anywhere in his cricket career. Not getting a chance to play in the IPL this year also added to the depression.Karan Tiwari was staying with his mother and brother at his home in Mumbai. Went to bed after dinner on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, he called a friend in Rajasthan and shared his grief over not being selected for the team. He said he was going to die because he had no place in the team. This friend called his mother through Tiwari’s sister who lives in Rajasthan but it was too late. He broke down the door of the room and entered but was still dead ..English Summary: Demise of Mumbai-based cricketer is such a reality check: R Ashwin on Karan Tiwari suicide(Note: Suicide is not the answer. Seek the help of a mental health professional and try to survive. Helpline numbers – 1056, 0471- 2552056)last_img read more

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Conor McGregor gives fans a tour of his lavish Las Vegas ‘Mac Mansion’: Watch

first_img FOLLOW US Written By Since his inception into the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in 2013, Conor McGregor has taken the MMA world by storm while also accruing riches aplenty. The Irish fighter has amassed a reported net worth of around $1 billion and is known to flaunt his flamboyant lifestyle. Conor McGregor resides in Dublin, Ireland but he has a number of properties in the USA. While competing in the featherweight division of UFC, Conor McGregor once took his fans on a tour of his home and UFC fans were thrilled to witness how the ‘Notorious’ one lives in one of his properties at Las Vegas, Nevada.Also Read | Conor McGregor next fight: Dustin Poirier Open To Fighting Conor McGregor At 170 Lbs Or Inside The Boxing RingUFC: Conor McGregor mansion tour in Las Vegas for UFC fans LIVE TV During his featherweight reign, Conor McGregor filmed an entire tour of his ‘Mac Mansion’ in Las Vegas, Nevada where the Irish fighter stayed with his family members during his ‘fight days’ on US soil. The lavish Conor McGregor mansion is billed as ‘The Mac Mansion’ which is a multi-storeyed building with an outdoor pool and a barbeque place for visitors. It has been almost five years since the video was publicly released and Conor McGregor has since amassed more wealth as his business ventures have successfully grown with the rise of Proper 12 Whiskey, August McGregor, and the McGregor Fast training programme.According to Conor McGregor, the kitchen is his most favourite part which he usually keeps stacked with eggs, bacon, green vegetables, salmon, and some good quality meat. Apart from that, the lavish Conor McGregor mansion has an incredible infrastructure inclusive of a game room, poker tables, a grand fireplace and spiral stairs. Also Read | Conor McGregor next fight: Dana White Reveals His Dream Fights In The Promotion Ft Conor McGregor, KhabibUFC: Conor McGregor next fight WATCH US LIVE Raj Sarkar center_img SUBSCRIBE TO US After a sensational comeback opposite Donald Cerrone at UFC 246, Conor McGregor is currently out of opponents for his next UFC fight. However, the former UFC Champion went on to hint at a trilogy bout against Nate Diaz in the aftermath of UFC 246. However, the fight is yet to be lined up officially by UFC.Also Read | Conor McGregor next fight: Conor McGregor’s Coach Bashes Media, Says “you Wouldn’t Have A Job”Also Read | Conor McGregor Thrills Indian Fans Amid Coronavirus Crisis With ‘God Bless India’ Message(Image Courtesy: YouTube of MLS) First Published: 17th April, 2020 13:30 IST Last Updated: 17th April, 2020 13:30 IST Conor McGregor Gives Fans A Tour Of His Lavish Las Vegas ‘Mac Mansion’: Watch Former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor gave his fans a tour of his larger-than-life ‘Mac Mansion’ in Las Vegas, Nevada. COMMENTlast_img read more

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North Board defends spectator access to Minor games

first_img“I as PRO for North Tipperary sent out via social media a clear instruction to all the supporters that if they wanted to go to the game – don’t go if you have symptoms, don’t go if you’re high risk and download the Covid app.”“You know at the end of the day the responsibility remains with the supporters themselves. But I’m confident that the North Board in particular we conducted and we ran our games last week in a very managed fashion and we intend to do the same this Wednesday night and let’s hope we’re in this for the short haul.” The North Tipp PRO is happy with the way Minor hurling games are being run despite apparently not complying with guidelines.It appears as if there was no limit on crowd size, money was taken at the gate and a lack of compliance with contact tracing requirements.Speaking to Ronan Quirke on last nights Extra Time here on Tipp FM John Delaney said the seven minor games the North Board had last weekend were well run. Photo © Tipp FMlast_img read more

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Alexis’ Manchester United Shirts On Sale At Adidas Store (Photos)

first_imgSportswear giants Adidas have already started selling the Manchester United shirt of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez in their store.Widespread reports claim the Chilean has already agreed a transfer to Old Trafford and has been assigned the no. 7 shirt with Armenian international midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan expected to move in the other direction.His ‘potential’ no.7 shirt at Manchester United is now on sale at the Adidas store.RelatedAlexis’ Deal To Manchester United Is A No Brainer – OsazeJanuary 23, 2018In “National Team”Real Madrid Sign Record Breaking DealNovember 5, 2018In “Spain”Alexis Sanchez: Inter Announce Permanent Transfer Of Man Utd FlopAugust 6, 2020In “England”last_img read more

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Enyimba Place Usman Abd’Allah’s Services On Hold as Fatai Osho Takes Over

first_imgCoach Usman Abd’Allah of Enyimba has been mandated to “temporarily step aside” after suffering a 4-0 loss Table Toppers Plateau United in matchday 12 in the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League season. Enyimba won the League for a record 8th time last term but are finding it difficult to defend the title. BusybuddiesNG.com understands the management of the Aba Millionaires were not pleased with Abdallah after they lost 1-0 to Paradou AC of Algeria in the CAF Confederations Cup. Abd’Allah had a chance to regain the confidence of the board in Jos but couldn’t help but watch his team lose terribly to Abdu Maikaba’s boys. Abd’Allah’s assistant Fatai Osho has been asked to take over as Head Coach in the interim. The People’s Elephant will on Sunday host Paradou AC in the second leg Fixture of the CAF Confederations Cup at the Aba Township Stadium. RelatedOsho Set For Permanent Enyimba Role – Anyansi Agwu (AUDIO)January 13, 2020In “NPFl”OFFICIAL: Enyimba Sacks Usman Abd’Allah After Heavy Plateau United DefeatJanuary 6, 2020In “NPFl”NPFL: Fatai Osho Laments Enyimba’s Poor Run (AUDIO)January 20, 2020In “NPFl”last_img read more

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Scoreboard roundup — 3/26/27

first_img Related iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEHouston 5, Washington 1Texas 3, L.-A. Dodgers 2Oakland 11, Milwaukee 1Seattle 7, Cincinnati 6Chi. White Sox 4, San Francisco  3Cleveland 6,  Arizona 5AMERICAN LEAGUEToronto 4, Detroit 3Boston 7,  Minnesota 2N.-Y. Yankees 7, Tampa Bay 4Baltimore 2,  Toronto 1Kansas City 8,  L.A. Angels  7NATIONAL LEAGUEPhiladelphia 6, Pittsburgh 3St. Louis 3, Miami  0N.-Y. Mets 8, Atlanta 2San Diego 9, Chi Cubs 4Chi. Cubs 22, Cincinnati 4Colorado 4, San Diego 1NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONBrooklyn 107,  Atlanta 92Charlotte 120,  Phoenix 106Sacramento 98,  L.A. Clippers 97Chicago 109,  Milwaukee 94Houston 137,  Oklahoma City 125Boston 112,  Miami 108Indiana 107, Philadelphia 94Golden State 106,  Memphis 94New Orleans 115,  Denver 90Portland 97,  L.A. Lakers 81NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEOT/Detroit 3,  Minnesota 2OT/Dallas 2,  New Jersey 1Philadelphia 6,  Pittsburgh 2Winnipeg 2,  Vancouver 1Anaheim  6,  N.-Y. Rangers 3NCAA MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT(1) North Carolina 75,  (2) Kentucky 73(7) South Carolina 77,  (4) Florida 70Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMaticolast_img read more

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Pope Francis sticks with popemobile instead of $200K Lamborghini

first_img Related Hornet83/iStock/Thinkstock(VATICAN CITY) — Billionaires, get out your checkbooks. A one-of-a-kind Lamborghini — blessed and signed by Pope Francis — is coming to auction soon.The Italian sportscar maker designed and built a special Huracan for the pope, who officially received it at the Vatican Wednesday with Lamborghini executives in tow. The donated car was painted to replicate the Vatican’s flag colors, complete with papal-gold accents on the hood, roof and doors. Pope Francis smiled as he signed “Francesco” with a black marker on the car.The Huracan RWD Coupe starts at $200,000.Sotheby’s will auction off the sportscar, the Vatican said in a statement. The money raised will go toward several charities the pope has selected, including one that helps Christians who are living as refugees in Kurdistan to return to their communities in Iraq.The pope, who prefers to be driven around in the modest popemobile, will not take the pricey Lamborghini for a joy ride before the May 12, 2018, auction.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMaticolast_img read more

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Koke OUT of Atletico’s derby match with Real Madrid on Sunday

first_img CEST It’s the exact same list as the Argentine named for Wednesday’s Champions Leaguye defeat to Benfica, once again without Koke, who will miss his fourth consecutive game. He’s already missed the matches with Getafe, Villarreal and Benfica due to the injury he sustained against Eibar.  EFE Upd. at 16:04 Diego Simeone, manager of Atletico Madrid, will be without Koke Resurreccion, who has still not recovered from a muscle injury, for the derby on Sunday against Real Madrid. He also left Lucas Hernández, Thomas Partey and Jesús Gámez out of his squad.  03/10/2015 The squad is made up of 18 players: Jan Oblak, Miguel Ángel Moyá; Juanfran Torres, José María Giménez, Stefan Savic, Diego Godín, Filipe Luis, Guilherme Siqueira; Óliver Torres, Gabi Fernández, Saúl Ñíguez, Tiago Mendes, Yannick Carrasco; Antoine Griezmann, Fernando Torres, Luciano Vietto, Ángel Correa, Jackson Martínez.last_img read more

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Pay your rates… or pay dearly

first_imgCARDINIA residents be warned… pay your rates on time or suffer the consequences. A number of residents contacted the Gazette…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

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