Paying The Price! Carvajal Banned After ‘Deliberate Booking’

first_imgReal Madrid defender Dani Carvajal has been given a one-game ban after Europe’s governing body, UEFA, found out that he deliberately got himself booked.The incident involving the Spanish international defender took place in the last minute of his side’s 6-0 trouncing of APOEL Nicosia in a Matchday 5 clash on November 21.He was said to have deliberately got booked for time wasting so that he could serve his suspension in his side’s dead rubber clash against Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday and thereafter return for the first knockout stage with a clean bill of health on the disciplinary front.UEFA has now decided to hand him an extra one-game ban for his playacting via a statement.The statement read: “The Uefa control, ethics and disciplinary body has decided to suspend the Real Madrid CF player Dani Carvajal for two Uefa competition matches for which he would be otherwise eligible.”“Given that Carvajal did not participate in the match Real Madrid vs Borussia Dortmund played on 6 December, 2017, the player still has to serve one Uefa competition match for which he would be otherwise eligible.” the statement added.Real Madrid will definitely know their first knockout stage opponents when the last 16 draw takes place on Monday and they will have to negotiate the first leg at the Estadio Santiago Bernebeu without Carvajal.Relatedlast_img read more

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Facebook Photo Editing App Offers Instagram-Like Appeal

first_imgalicia eler The Dos and Don’ts of Brand Awareness Videos Aviary will now compete with the likes of Instagram, which recently began allowing users to publish their images directly to Facebook. Previously, the hipster-fun Instagrams lived only in Instagramland, never seeing the light of Facebook day. The bigger question here: Will users trade in the über-popular mobile social Instagram for a Facebook photo editing app? Probably not. But at least now there’s another way to add that retro tint to your photos without ever leaving Facebook. Facebook is Becoming Less Personal and More Pro… Related Posts Guide to Performing Bulk Email Verification A Comprehensive Guide to a Content Audit Tags:#Facebook#Photo Sharing Services#web This weekend Google announced that it was shutting down Picnik, its handy dandy free photo editing software. I’ve used it on a number of occasions for fast, easy jobs that didn’t require anything more than simple resizing. But let’s be honest: How many of those types of quick photo editing jobs are just for Facebook photos? Aviary, a photo editor for Web and mobile apps, saw this opportunity and jumped on it, launching a photo editor app today for Facebook. The Aviary photo app offers 10 photo effects, 20 reusable stickers and 10 single-click image editing tools. To install the app, go here and start editing.last_img read more

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Marino: ‘Atalanta enthusiasm in Manchester’

first_img 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/ Atalanta director Umberto Marino said they approach the Manchester City clash “with great enthusiasm” in the Champions League. It kicks off at 20.00 UK time (19.00 GMT), click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG. “You can breathe football in Manchester, whether it’s City or United, it is talked about in every street. As a small club, we approach this game with great enthusiasm,” Marino told Sky Sport Italia. This is the Orobici’s first ever Champions League campaign and 2,500 fans have made the trip from Bergamo. “The lads are concentrated, they know this is a unique stage to play on and we want to do our best.”last_img read more

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Photo: Mike Trout, A Duke Fan, Pranked His Angels Teammate, Utah Alum C.J. Cron

first_imgDuke cheerleaders carry school flags onto the court.OMAHA, NE – MARCH 25: The Duke Blue Devils cheerleaders carry their schools flags on to the court prior to the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional against the Kansas Jayhawks at CenturyLink Center on March 25, 2018 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim star outfielder Mike Trout might just be the best player in baseball. A first-round draft pick out of Millville (N.J.) High School in 2009, Trout never attended college. He had been committed to East Carolina but eschewed the college route to begin his promising pro career. Apparently, the 23-year-old Trout has adopted Duke as his college basketball program of choice. Trout’s Blue Devils will take on Utah tomorrow in the Sweet 16, and he decided to have some spring training fun at the expense of his Utah alum teammate, 1B/DH C.J. Cron. Still can’t believe Utah alum @CCron24 would root against his team !! #DukeNation pic.twitter.com/TidR1szKuO— Mike Trout (@Trouty20) March 26, 2015The Blue Devils are definitely favored tomorrow night, but it remains to be seen whether Trout or Cron will have the last laugh in the Angels’ locker room.last_img read more

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After Missouri President Resigns, Ben Shapiro Says It’s Time To End All College Football

first_imgA general view of Missouri's football field.COLUMBIA, MO – OCTOBER 19: A general view of Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium during the game between the Florida Gators and the Missouri Tigers on October 19, 2013 in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)Monday morning, University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe resigned amid student protests – namely one by the football team – regarding inaction despite mounting racial tension on campus. Some have criticized the team. Others are focusing on how powerful football players, collectively, have become. One person – political commentator Ben Shapiro – has a completely different take.Shapiro, who is the editor-in-chief at The Daily Wire (among other responsibilities/titles) penned a piece Monday afternoon, calling for the end of college football. He believes that the loyalty to universities is now “centered” around loyalty to sports performance. Here’s more:College sports are a relic of a time when students actually engaged in being, you know, students. As in studying things. Studying, perhaps, to gain a skill set besides kicking a football or tackling another man or tossing a sphere through a hoop.It soon became clear, however, that loyalty to universities centered around loyalty to sports performance. Donors began giving cash to football programs in order to generate enthusiasm about the university more broadly. And in order to boost those football programs, universities began recruiting the best players without the best academics.Shapiro goes on to discuss his views on the financials of college athletics, recruiting practices, and academics. You can read the whole column here.Clearly, this isn’t going to happen anytime soon – college football is far too important to too many people. What do you think, college football fans? Are any of Shapiro’s points valid?last_img read more

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The best outdoor film screenings in Toronto this summer

first_imgCity CinemaTuesday nights, Yonge-Dundas Square. Free.Tourists, randos and comedy lovers who can ignore the Square’s dozen other video screens will enjoy a weekly series that focuses on laugh-heavy classics with Canadian actors.Bring: Money for food and drinks. Chairs are provided.Watch This: Bridesmaids (June 28), Coming to America (July 5), Monty Python and the Holy Grail and The Jerk (July 19; double bill) Nothing to do on a warm summer night? Grab a lawn chair, fire up the Jiffy Pop and head out at dusk to catch one of the (mostly free!) outdoor film screenings in our city. Here, a breakdown of what’s on offer at Toronto’s best pop-up cinemas.Christie Pits Film FestSundays at sunset, Christie Pits Park. PWYC.Roughly 1,000 locals—plenty of them students—fill the grassy slopes of the Annex park’s natural amphitheatre to watch a mix of popular and critical faves.Bring: A lawn chair and/or blanket, snacks, and $10 (suggested donation).Watch This: Gravity (June 26), Duel (July 10), The Truman Show (Aug. 7) LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Facebook Advertisement Thursday, August 18 to Saturday, August 20, Sugar Beach. Free.This three-night stunt event (hey, a floating, double-sided movie screen!) is getting ever more popular—last year’s fest brought a record 11,000 viewers. Landlubbers hang out at Corus Quay and Sugar Beach, while boat owners can anchor in the Harbour and get all the elbow room they want.Bring: By land, blanket. By boat, hoodie and life jacket. Either way, snacks.Watch This: The line-up is up to a fan vote, but options are still under wraps (the trailer above is a humble suggestion). Sail-In Cinema. Photograph courtesy of Ports Toronto.Sail-In Cinema Advertisement Twitter Advertisement Login/Register With:last_img read more

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Melanie Jolys fight for Canadian culture is neither easy nor popular

first_img Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment If you are a politician who is going to have to do something tricky and potentially unpopular, it’s a good idea to make sure your friends have your back.Minister of Canadian Heritage Melanie Joly was in Paris this week doing exactly that, taking meetings with French and European culturecrats who can be counted on to understand Canada’s dilemma: How does a mid-sized power maintain any notion of cultural sovereignty in the face of the aptly acronymed FANG? (That’s Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google.) France, more aggressive than Canada in protecting and promoting its cultural industries, has always lent a sympathetic ear, and Paris is the home of UNESCO, the United Nations body charged with protecting culture internationally.Joly’s trip included a visit to UNESCO headquarters, where she handed over a $100,000 cheque to the agency’s fund for cultural diversity in the developing world. The sum is paltry; what is important is the symbolism: The fund may be busy helping indigenous youth make films in Brazil or providing digital training for Senegalese artists, but at UNESCO, cultural diversity is also code for “Anything but Hollywood.” Advertisement Login/Register With:center_img Facebook Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

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Baseball Ohio State beats No 16 Southern Mississippi splits between Nicholls State

Ohio State then-freshman second baseman Conner Pohl bats in the bottom of the seventh inning against North Carolina Greensboro. Credit: Edward Sutelan | Assistant Sports EditorThe Ohio State baseball team took a trip to Pensacola, Florida, this weekend for a trio of games as part of the Cox Diamond Classic.Riding 15 combined runs of offense to wins over Nicholls State and No. 16 Southern Miss in the first two games of the weekend — both wins, the Buckeyes ran out of steam and couldn’t recover from a shaky outing from redshirt senior starting pitcher Adam Niemeyer in the final game of the weekend against Eastern Michigan. Ohio State’s record now stands at 7-4 on the year.The Ohio State defense committed five errors across the three games this weekend, a small improvement from committing 12 in four games last weekend.Game 1: Nicholls StateIn the bottom of the fifth inning, Ohio State junior second baseman Brady Cherry stepped up to the plate with runners on first and second and jumped on the very first pitch. Pushing the ball to right field, Cherry cleared the fence for a three-run home run that put the Buckeyes up 5-1.It was more than enough for an Ohio State win over the Nicholls State Colonels (1-8) Friday by a final score of 6-3. Connor Curlis pitched a gem in his third start of the season for the Buckeyes, allowing just one earned run in 6.1 innings of work with seven strikeouts.Nicholls State sophomore catcher Kyle Knauth produced a large portion of the team’s offense, going 2-4 with a pair of RBIs and his second home run of the season.Ohio State junior shortstop Kobie Foppe put in a solid day’s work, going 2-3 with two RBIs. The transfer has been a pleasant offensive surprise for the Buckeyes so far this season, batting .353, 61 points higher than his best season at South Mountain Community College.Game 2: Southern MissThe Buckeyes went from down 6-3 to up 7-6 following a four-hit, four-run inning that included RBIs from junior catcher Jacob Barnwell, sophomore outfielder Dominic Canzone and a pinch-hitting freshman Dillon Dingler.With two insurance runs added in the ninth, senior reliever Seth Kinker delivered his third save of the season after a pair of shutout innings and sealed a 9-6 Ohio State win over the No. 16 Southern Miss Golden Eagles (7-3, 0-0 Conference USA) Saturday.As a whole, the Ohio State bullpen delivered four shutout innings with seven strikeouts spread between freshman Griffan Smith, redshirt senior Curtiss Irving and Kinker. Irving picked up the win (2-0).It was the usual suspects for Ohio State’s offense. Senior right fielder Noah McGowan, named national player of the week two weeks ago, scored four runs and batted home one more. Sophomore third baseman Conner Pohl left the yard for his third time this season as part of a 3-5 day. Canzone finished 3-5 with an RBI and a fourth stolen base on the season.Game 3: Eastern MichiganNiemeyer (0-2) gave up six runs, all earned, in just 3.1 innings of work before being relieved by redshirt senior Yianni Pavlopoulos. The offense sputtered and the Buckeyes suffered a 6-1 defeat at the hands of the Eastern Michigan Eagles (3-8, 0-0 MAC) Sunday.The Eagles enjoyed a big day from freshman designated hitter Jared Kauffman, who went 3-4 with two runs scored, an RBI and a stolen base.One bright spot for Ohio State was Pavlopoulos’s performance in relief of Niemeyer. The redshirt senior pitched 3.2 shutout innings.Junior designated hitter Andrew Fishel drove in Ohio State’s lone run of the game. read more

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Expect great things from Higuain at AC Milan predicts Gattuso

first_imgAC Milan manager Gennaro Gattuso is expecting great things from Gonzalo Higuain, despite a disappointing debutThe Argentina international made his debut following his move from Juventus in the summer which saw defender Leonardo Bonucci go in the opposite direction.Things got off to a promising start after goals from Giacomo Bonaventura and Davide Calabria gave Milan a 2-0 lead over Higuain’s former club Napoli.But two second-half goals from Polish midfielder Piotr Zielinski inspired a Napoli comeback with striker Dries Mertens sealing the win with 10 minutes to spare.Rick Karsdorp, Roma, Serie AKarsdorp reveals he had too much stress at Roma Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 The Dutch defender has been with the Gialorrossi since 2017, but he has not enjoyed his time in the Italian Lega Serie A.“Up to ten minutes into the second half, Higuain played a lot of balls,” said Gattuso, according to Ole.“Then we were unable to find him much when we started to be afraid of losing the game,”He added: “Gonzalo can give us much more, he can raise our quality and give us a lot.”Milan will next host AS Roma on Friday in their third fixture of the new Serie A campaign.last_img read more

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