Minnesota takes game one in Ann Arbor 3-1

first_imgAfter the game, head coach Bob Motzko told the media that the game was an important win.“It wasn’t a pretty game for us, but we did enough good things that amount to a win, and that’s what is important….You add up those little things tonight, and that’s what led us to get the win tonight,” Motzko said. “But we have a chance to be better tomorrow too.”Minnesota will face Michigan again Tuesday night at 5:30 p.m. on the Big Ten Network.Correction: A previous version of this story misstated the date of the game. The article has been updated with the correct date. Minnesota takes game one in Ann Arbor 3-1Sophomore Ben Meyers had a three-point night.Audrey RauthGophers forward Ben Meyers approaches Penn State’s goal during the final period at the 3M Arena at Mariucci on Thursday, Nov. 19. Julianna Landis, Sports ReporterDecember 8, 2020Jump to CommentsShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via EmailPrintIn the final series of the first half of its schedule, Minnesota faced an unpredictable matchup against Michigan, given that both teams would be losing key players temporarily to the World Junior Championship, but Minnesota prevailed to extend its win streak to seven straight to open the season.Ben Meyers put in the work against the Wolverines on Tuesday, assisting the first two goals of the game and also scoring the final goal of the night. In post-game media availability, Meyers said that after a scoreless first period, play opened up more as the game went on, allowing the Gophers to score.“The first period, it was just two good teams playing really hard and there were a lot of experienced guys, so there wasn’t many turnovers and not a lot of offense… just stuck to the game plan,” he said.Michigan’s only goal of the night came directly after Meyers’ 3-0 tally in the third, with Kent Johnson getting the Wolverines on the board.Minnesota had five chances on the powerplay on Tuesday, and it once again found the back of the net with the man advantage, this time from a gritty Sampo Ranta rebound in front of the crease. Ranta’s goal in the second period was quickly followed up with one from Bryce Brodzinski, and after a scoreless first period Minnesota went into the locker room leading 2-0 at the second intermission.last_img read more

Write Down Euclid: Managing Minutes More Important Than Wins and Losses

first_imgThe Cavaliers are one week away from kicking off the 2015-2016 regular season. There is excitement in the air all around Northeast Ohio for basketball and though it is great to be excited about the start of the season the Cavs have far bigger goals and expectations than playing well from October to April.All of the returning players from last season and the new additions have one thing on their minds; winning an NBA championship. That is why all season long, no matter how rocky the road looks or how rough the ship is sailing, from here on out everyone rooting for this team to reach that goal needs to keep focused on the bigger picture rather than over-magnify individual regular season games or even extended stretches of winning streaks, losing streaks, or rough patches.It is obvious that the biggest obstacle for the Cavs to overcome this season is injuries. Power forward Kevin Love appears to be in good shape to start the season, LeBron James is well-rested after another year of mileage added to his body, and a healthy Anderson Varejao will essentially be the same thing as adding a solid free-agent center/power forward.The bad news, however is that the Cavs enter the season banged up as usual. Point guard Kyrie Irving is weeks, if not months away from returning; guard Iman Shumpert is reportedly out for three months with a wrist injury; and the aforementioned Varejao and Love both have troubling injury histories of their own to take into account.The one player that we may take for granted when it comes to health is LeBron. James had never missed more than seven games in a season until the 2014-2015 season, in which he sat out 13 times, the majority of which came during a two-week shutdown for the King to “refresh” midseason.LeBron took some time off between December 28th and January 13th last season and the results were incredible. After looking a little sluggish and not quite himself for the first three months of the season, James played the rest of the season at an MVP level and led his team to be one of the best in the NBA the rest of the way.James enters the 2015-2016 campaign at the age of 30, but has played more minutes than all but eight players in the history of the game. LeBron sits at ninth place all-time having logged 44,330 minutes played in a 12-year professional career including time between the regular season and playoffs combined. Pages: 1 2 Related TopicsCavsLebron JamesNBA Matt Medley Matt Medley is co-editor at NEO Sports Insiders, covers the Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians and high school sports in Northeast Ohio.Follow @MedleyHoops on Twitter for live updates from games.last_img read more

‘Better offer from Bournemouth’ sees Arsenal player become Plan B

first_imgCD Leganes defender Diego Rico has been attracting interest from Spain and England in the summer transfer window. The 25-year-old has been on the radar of Real Sociedad and AFC Bournemouth. The San Sebatsian based outfit announced Asier Garitano as their new manager earlier in May. Prior to his move to Anoeta, he spent five seasons with Leganes. The new Sociedad boss is aware of Rico’s abilities, having coached him for two seasons with the Los Pepineros.Accoridng to Catalan newspaper Sport, Garitano is an admirer of Rico. He wanted to sign the full-back for his new club. However, the La Liga outfit are facing competition from Eddie Howe’s side.The report claims Rico has received a ‘better offer from Bournemouth’, which has forced Real Sociedad look elsewhere in the transfer market. Garitano’s side have now set their sights on Arsenal’s Nacho Monreal.Embed from Getty ImagesMonreal’s contract with the north London club runs down in 2019. Bournemouth’s offer for Rico has forced Sociedad to make the 32-year-old Spain international their Plan B target for the left-back position.The Basque born player has been repeatedly linked with both Real Sociedad and Athletic Club Bilbao, and it’s almost certain the Bilbao club would provide competition if there’s any prospect of Monreal leaving.by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksTrending TodayRaid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadEven Non-Gamers Are Obsessed With This RPG Game (It’s Worth Installing!)Raid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadUndoDating.comWhere do attractive singles meet in Tung Chung?Dating.comUndoStanChart by CNBC CatalystDigitization in Banks Is No Longer About Efficiency, but Business Resilience. Don’t Get Left Behind.StanChart by CNBC CatalystUndoInstant Voice TranslatorGenius Japanese Invention Allows You To Instantly Speak 43 LanguagesInstant Voice TranslatorUndoCNBC InternationalSingapore’s Freelancers Find New Income During the Coronavirus Pandemic.CNBC InternationalUndoKeto减肥1個簡單的妙招一夜「融化」腹部贅肉(今晚試試)Keto减肥UndoCNN with DBS BankWhat Banks Did To Help Corporations Mitigate Future CrisesCNN with DBS BankUndoCoworking Space | Search AdsThe cost of shared office in Hong Kong might surprise youCoworking Space | Search AdsUndoTheTopFiveVPNEnjoy Netflix Now Without Any RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPNUndolast_img read more

Liverpool flop Loris Karius wanted by West Ham with Moyes keen on £4.5m transfer this summer

first_img DayZ Amazing Mods ~ More Cars, More Guns, More Gore! Top 5 Best Budget Hotels In Dubai under AED 400 a night. 10 INCREDIBLE Space Launch Failures! Rebekah Vardy scores an impressive penalty in six-inch heels Travel Diary // Vietnam 2017 People Slammed By Massive Waves 4center_img What’s This “Trick” Called? Comment Down Below!! LIVERPOOL flop Loris Karius is reportedly wanted by West Ham with David Moyes keen on a £4.3m transfer this summer.The blunder keeper could find himself back in the Premier League after being shipped out by Liverpool on a two-year loan to Besiktas following his clanger in the Reds’ 2018 Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid.West Ham have been linked with a move for Loris KariusThe German stopper is set for an awkward return to Merseyside when this season comes to an end after Besiktas decided not to make a move for a permanent deal.According to Voetbal 24 the 26-year-old could be available for just £4.5m this summer with the Hammers, Sporting Lisbon and Anderlecht showing interest.He joined Liverpool from Mainz four years ago for around £4.7m and was given the boot by boss Jurgen Klopp after the signing of Brazilian ace Alisson – but Karius has revealed he hasn’t given up hope of playing for the Reds again.Karius is most remembered for two monumental blunders in the 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid in the 2018 Champions League final.He gifted Karim Benzema the opener after attempting to roll the ball out to one of his back four, but rolled it straight to the French forward.Benzema stuck out an opportunistic boot and connected with the ball to fire into the empty net. His second gold-plated gaffe involved fumbling Gareth Bale’s long range effort to make it three, with boss Klopp later blaming the clangers on concussion.Since arriving at Besiktas Karius’ time has been turbulent, failing to win over fans as well as the manager.The German has made a series of high-profile errors for the Turkish giants and gifted several goals to the opposition.Karius’ form reportedly took a dive when he was partying too much after splitting from his girlfriend, Sophia Thomalla. The goalkeeper was allegedly seen on nights out in Istanbul, which affected his performance between the sticks.The 26-year-old’s every touch was booed during a game in January following his errors in the club’s Turkish Cup exit to second-tier side Erzurumspor.Manager Sergen Yalcin has now had enough of him and is on the lookout for a replacement this summer.Premier League’s most valuable XI revealed costing staggering £1.19BILLION – including SIX Liverpool stars 8 MOST DANGEROUS RAINS of All Time | TOP 10 INTERESTING Source: Soccer – thesun.co.uklast_img read more

“Soca Rave” for National Park on Saturday night

first_imgOn Saturday, hundreds of revellers are expected to take to the streets for the road tramp as Guyana celebrates its 52nd Independence anniversary.This is the first time; Guyana will actually host a carnival-like event with the hope of making it an annual event.However, after the road tramp, the excitement continues at the National Park with “Soca Rave” promoted by Wildfire Entertainment and King Leo Promotion. The event will see a list of well-known artistes entertaining their fans to the max. Most of the artistes are already arriving in Guyana and have promised to treat their Guyanese fans to fabulous performances.The concert will feature Kerwin Dubois, Patrice Roberts, Blaxx, Nailah Blackman, Rupee, Ravi B, Orlando Octave, Timeka Marshall, Jumo Primo and a superstar studded line-up of international soca deejays who will add excitement to the night’s activities.All the listed artistes are known for their energetic performances and will ‘mash up’ the place. General admission tickets for the event cost $4000 while the VIP experience is $10,000 and the VVIP experience is $20,000.last_img read more

Germany’s friendly with Netherlands cancelled as stadium evacuated over safety concerns

first_img1 The police presence in Hannover for Tuesday night’s match Germany’s international friendly against Holland was called off at late notice on Tuesday evening after a warning that it would be targeted by terrorists.The match in Hanover was due to begin at 7.45pm GMT but a security alert saw police step in at around 6pm to prevent it taking place.Germany were caught up in the attacks on Paris on Friday, with explosions heard outside the Stade de France during their friendly against France as suicide bombers detonated devices.Attacks in the French capital, claimed by Islamic State jihadists, have so far claimed at least 129 lives.Germany’s federal minister of the interior, Thomas de Maiziere, did not detail the threat in Hanover, asking only to be trusted that the decision to call off the game was a necessary one.He said in a televised press conference: “We were all looking forward to the game, which was a special gesture of football and this makes it all the more bitter to have to take this decision, which was particularly hard to take, but in the slightest doubt, our priority was to protect people.“I can understand all the questions relating to what was the background? What could have happened? Why we had to call the game off? What made the decision so clear? I can understand these questions, but please understand that I would not like to give an answer.“Why? Because some of the answers would unsettle people, and it could make things difficult for us in future in making such decisions, be it in Hanover or elsewhere.“I would just like to ask the German public to trust us, the Interior Ministry, that we had good reasons to make this decision, but it does not help for us to provide any further details.”German broadcaster NDR had earlier quoted Hanover police chief Volker Kluwe as saying: “We have had concrete evidence that someone wanted to ignite an explosive device at the stadium.”Dutch newspaper Telegraaf said one suspicious package was found that was later shown to be harmless, while a senior regional official said there was nothing sinister found in searches in and around the Niedersachsenstadion.The German football federation (DFB) announced in a short Twitter statement shortly after 7pm GMT: “The team are in a safe place. The match will not go ahead.”The Minister of the Interior for the state of Lower Saxony, Boris Pistorius, said: “No explosives have been found and no arrests have been made.”Over 40,000 supporters were expected at the match, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel.Pistorius said no risks could be taken in view of the events in Paris.“It is very regrettable that this game had to be called off,” Pistorius said. “We all wanted to send out a signal, which makes this decision so bitter.“After the indications we received, we knew we could not stage this game. There was no way for us to misinterpret the signs.“We will have greater police ranks out all night to show that we are there and that we are ensuring and can ensure people’s safety.”Acting DFB president Reinhard Rauball said: “It’s a sad day for Germany and a sad day for German football.“It’s a shame for many football fans who were looking forward to a great game, a game which was to be played under different conditions to usual football games – in the spirit of respect, and as a sign against violence and terrorism.“For our team, within just four days, to have to go through such a tragic situation twice is not something I could have imagined.“Thanks again to the security forces. I have great respect for the decision and know how hard it was to take it, but the safety of people is paramount.“The team was five kilometres away from the stadium at the time and turned around and went to a secure place, as did the Dutch team.”Earlier on Tuesday, arrests were made in Aachen in relation to the Paris attacks.Belgium’s friendly against Spain, which was also scheduled to be played on Tuesday, was cancelled on Monday night due to the increased terrorism threat.last_img read more