GAA NEWS: FANAD U-16 BOYS SET FOR COUNTY LEAGUE FINAL

first_imgUnder 16’s:Well done to our under 16 boys who are through to the league county final after a great win in Convoy on Sunday. In one of the most courageous and battling displays by any underage team the boys won by a point with a “Paddy Shiels All-ireland final like” goal coming in the last attack of the game from Eoghan Carr. The boys were trailing by nine points at a stage in the second half but never gave up and got what they deserved in the end. They now play St Nauls in the county final this weekend. Check out our facebook page for confirmation of time and venue.Jigs and Reels: Gaeil Fhánada are proud to present ‘Jigs & Reels’ in Downings Bay Hotel on Friday 25th October. Doors open 7.30pm and show starts at 8.00pm sharp. Tickets are now on sale at €15 each and available from any of the dancers of committee. Dancing couples are, Mark ‘Sparky’ Friel & Laura Coyle, Paul Martin & Orla McBride, Michael Heraghty & Aine Boyle, Joe Logue & Mary Teresa Cairns, Kevin Dorrian & Aoife McElwaine, James Gibbons & Teresa Coll, Niall Gibbons & Bridgena Dolly McFadden, Patrick Fealty ‘Jack’ & Teresa McGettigan, Paul Coyle & Sinead Callaghan and Gareth Crossan & Bernie Gallager. Come along and support your favourite couple, and who knows, it could be a great nights craic.Dribble ‘n’ Solo-athon:Mulroy Hoops Basketball Club and Gaeil Fhánada Bord na nÓg are hosting a 12 Hour sponsored Dribble ‘n’ Solo-athon to take place on Saturday 19th October 2013 in the Rossnakill Resource Centre. The event will run from 9am to 9pm. We are inviting families involved in either or both these clubs to take part as well as other families who may be interested in joining. How will the Dribble ‘n’ Solo-athon work?– From your wider family/friend circle select a group or groups of 12 – to include brothers, sisters, cousins, parents, grandparents, friends or anyone who is happy to give it a go!– Each group should have a nominated leader – ideally a teenager/adult.– Each group will be asked to dribble/solo for just 15 minutes.– To make the event as fun as possible your group can dribble/solo in fancy dress – you could come in pyjamas, onesies, football jerseys, Disney characters or anything you fancy! There are still places available on the Time Table for groups to join in. Keep on eye on the Fanad Gaels and Mulroy Hoops websites/Facebook pages as well as local press for updates! We hope that you will get involved, have fun with your friends and family and help raise money for these two community based clubs.There will be a quick meeting this Friday 11th in Rossnakill at 8.30pm sharp. Bord na nÓg are looking for helpers on Saturday 19th. Just a couple of hours of your time will help us so much, the more help we have the less time you will have to do. All help very much appreciated. Scrap Saturday:We will be holding a Scrap Saturday in the next few weeks. Anyone who has any scrap metal laying around, this will be a great opportunity for you to get rid. A contact number will be available in our notes in the coming weeks for you to call and have the metal collected at a time that suits both party’s.Difibulator Course:Anyone interested in doing a Difibulator Course with the club at a cost of €24 each, please contact Fiona on 0851555645 so she can arrange numbers and dates. Child Awareness Courses:Anyone who would be interested in doing a child awareness course should contact Fiona on 0851555645. The course will only take place should we have a sufficient number of people interested. We would like to remind anyone who is working with children within our club must have the GAA child protection.GAA NEWS: FANAD U-16 BOYS SET FOR COUNTY LEAGUE FINAL was last modified: October 8th, 2013 by John2Share 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:GAA NEWS: FANAD U-16 BOYS SET FOR COUNTY LEAGUE FINALlast_img read more

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Man chokes women for reclining her seat

first_imgA Southwest Airlines jet was forced to turn back and make an emergency landing at LAX after a male passenger allegedly began choking a woman because she reclined her seat, witnesses said.Flight 2010, bound for San Francisco, turned around  late Sunday night about 30 minutes into the journey because of a “rapidly escalating situation involving passengers who were not traveling together,” the airline said in a statement.“Flight 2010, declaring an emergency,” the pilot says in audio from the flight. “Evidently we’ve got two passengers that are in a physical altercation.”Witnesses reported the woman said a man sitting behind her tried to strangle her because she put her seat back, NBC News said.The unidentified man was detained by Los Angeles Airport Police, but no arrests have been made, Los Angeles FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller told INSIDE EDITION.The remaining passengers boarded another flight and arrived in San Francisco five hours late.The International Air Transport Association says it costs an airline about $200,000 every time a flight is diverted.Read: Passengers that make your flight hell, who’s the most hated?Read: Unruly passengere taped up!last_img read more

Sundance 2019: Tips for Shooting Verité Documentary Footage

first_imgCinematographer Matt Porwoll shares some insight about shooting classic verité on the modern documentary “Tigerland” at Sundance 2019.I’m a huge fan of documentaries. In particular, I enjoy and identify with the sub-docu genre of classic cinema verité style.Tigerland premiered at Sundance 2019, and it is one of those unique and powerful documentary features that employs the classic rules of cinema verité with the modern styling of mainstream documentaries.From the official Sundance bio:50 years ago, a young forest officer in India rallied the world to save tigers from extinction. Today, the creed is carried on in Far East Russia by the guardians of the last Siberian tigers, who risk everything to save the species.We sat down with director of photography Matt Porwoll (who has shot other notable documentaries like Cartel Land, The Trade, and At the Fork) to talk about the challenges of shooting across continents, recording wildlife, and capturing verité footage in the modern age.PremiumBeat: Tell us about Tigerland.Matt Porwoll: Tigerland is a film that looks at the preservation of the tiger and all it’s surrounded by. It’s also about the mythos of the tiger and the human admiration and fear of the tiger — and, how that has influenced the lifespan of the tiger over the last 100 years and a push for preservation now.When we set out to make the film, the biggest thing Ross Kauffman, the director, wanted was a film that showed the respect of the tiger, rather than just the negative aspects of poaching or loss of habitat. Rather, the goal was to make a film that celebrates tigers while also showing the decline in numbers and the work that needs to be done.We tried to bring in a lot of verité elements. Both Ross and I are traditionally verité filmmakers, but we knew there would be some other elements in there as well with archival and animation. It was a new film in a way, but quite an experience and challenge in itself.PB: What was it like jumping into this project with a verité mindset?MP: As all verité films go, you never really know what you’re going to get until it starts to happen. We’re following a story that is active and present. So, when we were going into Russia with Pavel, who works with World Wildlife Federation, we didn’t quite know what to expect. We knew we had a fascinating character. We didn’t quite know what was going to unfold, and as you hope with verité films, […] the second you get on the ground, things start to develop and you just want to jump in and follow it.PB: What camera or cameras did you use on Tigerland?MP: The choosing of the cameras, especially as well as the lenses, came down to what Ross and I were comfortable with and what we had used in our verité films in the past. We also knew we were going to be in a lot of difficult environments to shoot in. We were in Russia in February, so we had temperatures as low as -25 degrees. Then we jumped to India a month later where it was over 110 degrees. So, it was quite a spread on what we were going to put all this equipment through.In my experience with cameras in the past, I knew that the C300 Mark II was going to be able to hold up to that.PB: And what lenses did you use with the C300 Mark II?MP: For lenses, there’s always this compromise of how much gear should we bring to get as cinematic look as possible, while also needing to be fast and nimble and all that. So what we ended up settling on to give this film a look was shooting on the Canon CN-E Compact zooms 15.5-47mm and the 30-105mm T2.8. That’s because those lenses gave us the full coverage that we needed for shooting verité but are also incredibly sharp with very good contrast and color rendition. We wanted to try and convey that feeling of being in Russia in the winter with the starkness and cold.We also took a set of vintage Canon K35s which were fantastic and very different from the compact zooms. They’re milky and smooth in the highlights, lower in contrast, and flair like crazy in a beautiful way to give the film an atmospheric element because the environment of the tigers is a character itself.In India we kept the same setup. But, because India is so warm and so rich, we tried to shoot as much as we could in all setups — verité or otherwise — with the K35s. Thankfully most of the shoots in India were constrained, in a lodge or in the back of a jeep, so we had an easier time shooting in primes. When we needed to shoot more coverage with the zooms we added a Tiffen 1/4 Black Pro Mist on the front of it to help soften it to match easier with the K35s.In India when we had three days in a tiger preserve, we had a Canon 50-1000mm, which was perfect for capturing the tigers and wildlife in the park.PB: Do you have any advice for aspiring verité documentarians?MP: There are two sides of verité shooting. The first side is just allowing yourself to be as open and present as possible. Especially nowadays, it’s very easy to let the equipment and the technical side of things bog us down with lugging around the right camera, bringing the full lens package, and doing that kind of stuff. If you’re not present in the moment, then all that technology just bogs you down because that’s where your mind is focused.The key to good verité filmmaking is letting your gear work for you and spending time with your characters. Letting yourself experience the moment through your own eyes, but also being aware of how your characters are experiencing it as well.The other side is just the more time you can spend in the field with your characters, the better your verité is going to be. You’ll be able to really put yourself in their shoes as much as possible.It’s just something that takes a lot of time to learn to move with people and be unobtrusive in the moment, which all comes from learning how to listen and observe without letting the filmmaking side of it get in the way.I think the only way to do it is to go do it. Get out and practice. Even without a camera, practice watching people. See how they move, how they speak. When they make decisions to pause, or interrupt a lot, or be a listener and speak only at the end. All these are signifiers to give you an entry point to the filmmaking side. When do I move? When do I zoom? Where are the edit points?All of those things — just learning to observe and take notes will make you a better verité filmmaker.For more information on Matt Porwoll you can check out his personal website.All images via Tigerland.Looking for more filmmaking interviews and insights? Check out some of these articles below.The Story Behind Editing a Movie About Dungeons & DragonsInterview: Christina Kallas on Writing and Directing Multi-Protagonist ScreenplaysIn Sundance Movie Paddleton, Limited Space and Time Yield A Genuine BromanceRound Table: Three Film Composers Converge on SundanceTom Cross, ACE on Editing First Man and Working with IMAX Footagelast_img read more

Dissident MLAs protest against state Congress(I) leadership

first_imgDissident MLAs gathered at a state bhavan in Delhi: The mice that roaredThey descended on New Delhi with the dark monsoon clouds. Armed with wordy petitions and soulful complaints, all directed against the state Congress(I) leadership, the invaders from the Indian states were around for a whole week, scouting for,Dissident MLAs gathered at a state bhavan in Delhi: The mice that roaredThey descended on New Delhi with the dark monsoon clouds. Armed withwordy petitions and soulful complaints, all directed against the stateCongress(I) leadership, the invaders from the Indian states were aroundfor a whole week, scouting for contacts that would find them an audience with Mrs Gandhi or Rajiv Gandhi, in that order. They packed themselvesinto the state government bhavans and residential quarters of friendlyMPs. Striking an utterly discordant note in the party’s moment ofvictory in the presidential election, the dissident MLAs – 250 of themat one time – were suddenly gripped by a mood of unfamiliar defiance, as though some strange biological clock ticking in their system had toldthem that the time of change had arrived.Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab,Madhya Pradesh – the states were different though the target of thecomplaints hardly varied. To satisfy the horde of in-house rebels wouldhave meant for Mrs Gandhi to drop seven of the country’s 17 Congress(I)chief ministers.Apart from the fact that such a request was quiteimpossible to carry out, the party high command was too embarrassed toeven admit of the existence of heart-burning and grievances on suchlarge scale.Said Vasantdada Patil, the tactful general secretary of the All India Congress Committee-I (AICC-I): “It’s not true that all thesevisiting MLAs from the states are milling around in the capital only to see their chief ministers out of office. Many of them, have come toshare the party’s sense of triumph at the presidential election.”advertisementDetermination: Patil’s pronouncement could hardly have been greetedwith cheers by the determined lot of MLAs, many of whom had broughtwith them reams of “evidence” against the alleged corruption of theirchief ministers, and were holding group meetings at various places tochalk out strategy. Nor could they be shooed away by the party highcommand. As an aide of T. Anjiah, the deposed Andhra Pradesh chiefminister who had been camping for a week in New Delhi, said: “If theprime minister listens to us, we don’t go to the press. If she doesn’tlisten, we go to the press.”Particularly intractable was the Gujarat contingent, 24 MLAs in all, who, aided by 13 dissident Congress(I) MPs from the state, unleashed a bitter campaign against Chief Minister Madhavsinh Solanki. Later on the MPs, led by Narsimh Makwana, a member of the Harijan community, wentin a deputation to the prime minister. When Mrs Gandhi refused to meetthem, they left a memorandum on the desk of her special assistant, R.K.Dhawan, which urged her to send Solanki packing immediately.(From top left) Madhavsinh Solanki, B. Venkatram, Shiv Charan Mathur, Arjun Singh, Gundu Rao and Babasaheb Bhosale: Shooting galleryA defiantMakwana told India Today: “Barring a couple of efficient and honest men, the council of ministers led by Solanki is useless. The chief ministeris sheltering corruption and inefficiency. If the high command does notthrow him out we will have to find an alternative ourselves.”Hard Bargaining: Lurking in the background to lend countenance toMakwana’s angry antics was Mahipatrai Mehta, the wily acting presidentof the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee(I) whose recent appointmentcame as a morale booster for the anti-Solanki faction. Mehta, also anMP, toured the length and breadth of Gujarat during the last couple ofmonths, spouting venom against Solanki at party meetings. His naturalallies are Yogendra Makwana and Maganbhai Barot, who were demoted andousted in the last round of reshuffles in the Union council ofministers.Nearly 20 MLA’s had come from Andhra Pradesh, mostly with Anjiah, and were openly bargaining for their support to Chief Minister B.Venkatram, beleaguered by hostility within four months of hisappointment. Anjiah had a ten-minute audience with Mrs Gandhi, but thatdid not satisfy him. Back in Hyderabad, his men pursued with renewedvigour their alliance with the Telugu Desam Party of matinee-idol N.T.Rama Rao, the single largest menace for the Congress(I), now poised forthe assembly elections due early next year.In Rajasthan, where peace was expected to return with the appointment as chief minister of Shiv Charan Mathur, non-controversial till then, a new sandstorm began brewing last fortnight. Narendra Singh Bhati, whohad earlier led the crusade against former chief minister JagannathPahadia, was back in the ring, this time against Mathur.About a dozenRajasthan MLAs, now supporting Bhatti, claim that Mathur has failed totone up the administration. They registered a token victory when theparty high command last fortnight ousted Ram Narain Chaudhari, president of the Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee(I) and a former friend ofPahadia who had lately switched allegiance to Mathur, and replaced himwith Nawal Kishore Sharma, a perfect fence sitter.advertisementThe party high command had allowed such minor concessions todissidents recently in other states too, namely in Madhya Pradesh. Lastyear, when the state’s heavyweight politician, Vidya Charan Shukla, wasneedling Chief Minister Arjun Singh, the high command warned him by wayof suspending his battering ram, and Madhya Pradesh CongressCommittee(I) general secretary, Lakshmi Narayan Injuria, from the party. Now, after a year, the high command suddenly withdrew the suspensionorder on Induria, thus opening up a Pandora’s box of dissidence. DuringJuly the ACC(I) office received 20-odd representations from MadhyaPradesh Congress(I) MLA’s against Singh.However, some MLA’s from Karnataka, as also a group of half-a-dozenMP’s from the state, were forcefully campaigning for the ouster ofweighty Chief Minister R. Gundu Rao, as insurance against the danger ofmass desertion from the party. They were obviously playing on the exitof S. Bangarappa, former party leader and Gundu Rao’s anathema, thoughthe mastermind behind them was K.T. Rathod, the Karnataka PradeshCongress Committee(I) chief thrown out of office two months earlier onRao’s advice. Like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka too goes to the polls early next year, with the state Congress(I) organisation racked with internal dissension.Mandate-less Leaders: In Maharashtra, the country’s most industrially advanced state, dissidence in the ruling Congress(I) has irreparablydamaged the authority of the state Government, an offshoot of which isthe costly six-month-long strike in Bombay’s textile mills which cannotbe negotiated to an end partly because the state leaders lack themandate. Last fortnight, Balasaheb Pawar, MP and vice-president of theMaharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee(I), emerged as the latestchampion of the dissidents’ cause.Pawar, who had never been overtlyinvolved with the controversial former chief minister, A.R. Antulay,exploited this fact to his advantage. He hosted a dinner at Bombay’sCricket Club of India where 128 of the 238 MLAs were present. At thedinner, he vituperated against Babasaheb Bhosale, the chief minister,seeking his removal, and was lustily cheered by the audience.Pawar later argued that the 40 MLAs who had joined the party withY.B. Chavan were “neutral” and as such would support any move todislodge Bhosale that had not originated from the Antulay camp. He toldIndia Today: “Removal of Bhosale does not imply the reinstallation ofAntulay. We want to rid the state of Bhosale’s incompetent leadershipbut we don’t want Antulay back by any means.”Mrs Gandhi left for the United States last fortnight without makingany overtures to solve these nagging internal problems of her party.When she comes back, she has to pick up the thread setting to order theorganisation in at least the two states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradeshwhere polls are due soon.advertisementBut her options are limited in both thestates; Karnataka has practically no second line of leadership afterGundu Rao, whereas in Andhra Pradesh the Congress(I) has been unable tofind a competent administrator after Chenna Reddy, who was removed fromthe chief ministership in 1980.Deep Fissures: In Maharashtra, the high command can disturb Bhosaleonly at the risk of playing into Antulay’s hands. In Madhya Pradesh, any attempt to remove Arjun Singh, who is a Thakur, will have far-reachingrepercussions. Combined with the impact of Uttar Pradesh chief ministerV.P. Singh’s resignation , it will further alienate theThakurs, who are wary of the latest developments in the Congress(I).With her eyes riveted to the 1985 general elections, these are gamblesthat Mrs Gandhi can ill afford now.Vasantdada Patil sought to paper over the fissures in the Congress(I) edifice by arguing that “dissidence is a part of the party’s democratic structure”. But he too admitted that many of his partymen had recentlybeen “emboldened” to press for the chief ministers removal, becauseafter having witnessed the “wooing back of dissidents in some states”they discovered the advantages of being rebels.Patil obviously meantHaryana, and was rightly hinting at the general mood in the party thatstridency paid where capitulation failed. In the months to come, moreand more mice in Mrs Gandhi’s party are sure to roar.GOVERNMENT: JUNKETING MANIAThe tacit campaign: “Join the Government and become an official globe-trotter,” was being hastily revised early this month as the prime minister clamped down on the popular official sport of junketing. Mrs Gandhi’s decision to cut down on junketing followed reports that the Union Government was spending over Rs 10 crore annually on foreign visits.Early last month, she called a meeting of all secretaries and ministers and conveyed her disapproval of the growing tendency on the part of senior functionaries to take off at the slightest excuse. Last month, she cancelled the trip of a 12-member team headed by a former army official which was leaving for the US and other countries to “inspect electronics research laboratories”.In another case, she directed the secretary of an important ministry to prune the delegation from 20 to only six. A proposal from the Agriculture Ministry to send a team for field study in the US and Canada at a cost of over Rs 5 lakh was also turned down by the prime minister. Her recent orders instruct minimisation of foreign tour expenses, and her prior approval if they involve officials above the rank of a joint secretary.That the bureaucracy felt rather guilty about what has become an accepted perk of office, was evident in the pained 18-month silence that followed a routine parliamentary query in late 1980 demanding a statement of expenditure on official foreign visits. Last fortnight however, in the presence of august parliamentarians, the cat reluctantly emerged from the bag.Sterile statistics informed the representatives of the people that 1,875 officials and 30 ministers had covered almost the entire world in the first 10 months of 1980. And the total expenditure incurred on these ostensibly official visits was Rs 4.18 crore – an average of Rs 22,000 per person.Astronomical Costs: Of the Rs 4.18 crore expenditure, officials spent Rs 3.63 crore, while Rs 13.96 lakh were incurred on 30 ministers. The figure does not include the prime minister’s plane charter which cost an additional Rs 40.51 lakh. Interestingly, officials belonging to the six departments looked after by the prime minister herself accounted for over half the total expenses.Seven hundred and seventy-four officials of the departments of space, defence, atomic energy, science and technology, and the cabinet secretariat who went abroad with or without the prime minister spent over Rs 2.13 crore.Even among the prime minister’s departments, over 300 senior officials from the space and energy departments squandered away over Rs 60 lakh in 10 months which means Rs 20,000 a day. According to the prime minister’s secretary, each official over the level of deputy secretary and above has gone abroad twice in one year alone.Next on the list is the Defence Ministry, 40 of whose officials on average left the country every month, followed closely by officials from the Communications Ministry including Posts and Telegraphs Department. The presence of an unusually large number of defence officials was presumably due to large-scale defence purchases during 1981.While there is hardly a ministry or department which has not sent its officials on foreign jaunts, the all too frequent coming-and-going has evinced some acerbic comment. Quipped a senior Foreign Ministry official: “Most of these visits are undertaken for the sake of it. We have experts in each field posted in our missions abroad and they are competent enough to handle any job – be it defence, communication, science, commerce and of course external relations.”To illustrate this the number of visits made by Foreign Ministry personnel were far less as compared to their counterparts in other ministries like Education, Culture, Social Welfare, Communications, and Food and Agriculture. Even the Home Ministry, having a hard enough time managing home affairs, dispatched 58 officials to countries like the US, UK, East European countries, and South-East Asia.According to the rules, each official who goes abroad is expected to submit a report about his visit which is then followed by the ministries concerned. But, according to Foreign Ministry sources, a majority of the delegations hardly submit a detailed report which can be used for improving external relations.Most of these trips continue to be justified by various ministries on ambiguous grounds like “strengthening commercial relations, participation in international symposia and conferences, to initiate talks for bilateral trade, cultural and economic relations and to promote tourism”.All this only goes to show that the current restraint is well founded. Nevertheless, the proof of the pudding distinctly remains in the eating. Since the Prime Minister’s Secretariat leads the field with an impressive track record in the field of official junketing it may provide an excuse to other to flout her directive – in ‘public interest’. – Prabhu Chawlalast_img read more

Fans Tweeted Racist Remarks At Cinci’s Octavius Ellis After His Physical Play vs. Kentucky

first_imgCincinnati's Octavius Ellis.Cincinnati junior sophomore forward Octavius Ellis had himself an interesting week, to say the least. Ellis, one of the more physical players in the nation, was ejected against Purdue in his team’s second round contest after swinging an elbow at Boilermaker A.J. Hammons early in the second half. After the game, he made headlines when he trash-talked Kentucky ahead of their third round matchup. Unfortunately, that isn’t really where the story ends.Following the Wildcats’ win over the Bearcats Saturday night, a number of college basketball fans tweeted disparaging remarks at Ellis. Many of the comments were racist in nature. Others suggested he is a “thug”, and will be in jail soon. Here’s a sampling of what’s out there.Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.28.38 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.28.05 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.29.34 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.30.02 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.25.57 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.27.42 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.28.55 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.28.25 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.26.43 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.26.28 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.24.40 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.24.58 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.25.17 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.25.36 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.24.15 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.24.01 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.23.37 PM Screen Shot 2015-03-22 at 6.29.13 PMIt’s important to note that it’s likely that not all of these “fans” support Kentucky, and even if they do, they don’t represent the majority of the team’s fan base. Ellis handled the situation well, tweeting a photo of himself smiling as the comments were coming in. Still smiling thru the bad an good lol pic.twitter.com/KJX9NXZsrG— octavius ellis (@Tay_UC2) March 22, 2015Needless to say, this kind of behavior needs to stop immediately. And it isn’t just a Kentucky problem – it’s a problem across the entire college sports landscape.last_img read more

Florida Haters Will Greatly Enjoy “An Interview With Will Muschamp”

first_imgFlorida Will Muschamp HatersFlorida Will Muschamp HatersWill Muschamp’s tenure as head coach in Gainesville got off to a decent start, but by the end of the 2014 season, Gators fans were campaigning for him to be replaced. Florida eventually cut ties with Muschamp after he won just 10 games combined in his final two years, and he wound up taking the defensive coordinator position at Auburn shortly after. A YouTube user by the name of SCS Productions decided to make light of the situation, adding hilarious subtitles to the popular interview between Jesus Quintero and comedian El Risitas. If you’re wondering, the original interview was conducted back in 2007, but it didn’t become Internet-famous until March of 2015.If you’re a fan of Florida’s mishaps over the past few years, you’ll have a hard time not laughing out loud.[YouTube]last_img read more

Video: LSU Basketball’s Ben Simmons And Keith Hornsby Pushed An SUV During This Morning’s Workout

first_imgBen Simmons stands on the court with his hands on his hips.NASHVILLE, TN – MARCH 12: Ben Simmons #25 of the LSU Tigers stands on the court after being charged with a technical foul in the game against the Texas A&M Aggies during the semifinals of the SEC Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on March 12, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)LSU should be one of the more intriguing programs during the 2015-16 college basketball season, thanks in large part to the presence of freshman forward Ben Simmons, the nation’s No. 1 recruit. Simmons and his teammates are hard at work in fall conditioning right now before practice opens up in a couple of weeks. This morning, Simmons posted video on Instagram showing himself and LSU guard Keith Hornsby pushing an SUV as part of a workout. Getting that work in this morning @khornz04A video posted by Ben Simmons (@benjaminsimmons25) on Sep 23, 2015 at 5:25am PDT Shout-out to whoever is letting the players use their SUV as workout equipment. That’s an interesting decision.last_img read more

Setting The Over/Under For Every College Football Team’s Win Total In 2016

first_imgLogos of major college football programs.CFB Over UndersSportsbooks have yet to release their over/under win totals for college football teams in 2016 – they should be released at the beginning of the summer – so we thought we’d set them ourselves.  2017 CFB PlayoffWho will win enough games to compete for this?Of course, it’s a bit early. Spring football has yet to take place, recruiting classes have yet to arrive on campus, transfers have yet to decide, etc. A lot is going to change between now and the start of the season in early September. Still, there’s a decent amount to go on. We know the schedules. We know which players are returning and which players are headed to the NFL. Recruiting classes have been signed. There are plenty of preseason top 25s out there. So, based on what we know right now, here are our over/unders for college football teams’ win totals for the 2016 regular season. These are not projections. They’re meant to be difficult and somewhat of a toss-up. Start With The ACC >>>Pages: Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6last_img read more

Jim Harbaugh Crosses Into Enemy Territory, Will Be Featured At Ohio Football Camp

first_imgHead coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines (L) jogs off the fiedl with his brother Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh (R) following halftime of the Michigan and Maryland Terrapins.COLLEGE PARK, MD – OCTOBER 03: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines (L) jogs off the fiedl with his brother Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh (R) following halftime of the Michigan and Maryland Terrapins game at Byrd Stadium on October 3, 2015 in College Park, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)It was only a matter of time before Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh decided to extend his reach across Ohio’s bordersAfter the NCAA overturned the ban on satellite football camps – one that some would argue was sparked by his decision to hold spring practice in SEC territory earlier this year – news broke Wednesday that Harbaugh and staff will now be featured during a June 9 camp in Warren, Ohio.Warren G. Harding’s assistant football coach Doug Sangregorio shared the news to Twitter Wednesday afternoon.Jim Harbaugh and Michigan staff to be featured at Warren Harding Elite football Camp June 9 https://t.co/ZqHsv1wgUi pic.twitter.com/m0UWous40q— Doug Sangregorio (@DougSangregorio) May 4, 2016To add to the drama, Harbaugh will be in Ohio at the same time Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer is scheduled to be in Detroit, according to MLive.com.last_img read more