Lakers scrape past Mavericks in OT

first_imgRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Curry returns with 24 points, Warriors beat Raptors OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball (2) signals to a teammate during an offensive possession against the Dallas Mavericks in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)DALLAS — With a matinee game in the middle of a road trip, Dallas native Julius Randle had a rare opportunity to enjoy a night off in his hometown.He already had a good afternoon.ADVERTISEMENT Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone “He was just being a beast tonight,” Smith said. “Using his power all game, he was relentless. So it worked out pretty well for them.”Each team had a chance to win the game in final seconds of regulation.Barnes made a pull-up jumper in the paint to tie the game at 95 with 5.9 seconds remaining. The Lakers called a timeout but couldn’t get off a clean shot before the buzzer.“I told them going into overtime, ’All right, it’s time to regroup now,’” Lakers coach Luke Walton said. “They made some tough shots (at the end of regulation), and now it’s time to refocus. We’ve been in overtime games before, and let’s take it possession by possession.”There were six ties and 12 lead changes in the game, and the Lakers turned it into a close game when they orchestrated a 15-3 run in the fourth quarter, erasing the 80-70 lead that Dallas had taken early in the fourth quarter on a 3-pointer by Dirk Nowitzki.“We gave up the 10-point lead in the fourth, we obviously lost some defensive edge there,” Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said. “We just weren’t able to stop them. That was really it.”Los Angeles played most of the game without Brandon Ingram, who had four points in the first half before a sprained left ankle pulled him from the game.“It’s a mild ankle sprain, day-to-day. I think they took him back to get some X-rays. I don’t know that part of it, but he’s day-to-day right now,” Walton said. “We’re obviously hopeful that he’ll be able to get back with us because we need what he does out there on the court.”TIP-INSLakers: The Lakers’ four-game win streak comes after a season-worst, nine-game skid. View comments Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina MOST READ Mavericks: G Kyle Collingsworth was signed to a 10-day contract on Saturday. Collingsworth was originally signed to a two-way contract by Dallas on Dec. 19 but had been waived on Jan. 10 after playing in four games.DOUBLE-DOUBLEKuzma had his 10th double-double of the season with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Kuzma also had three assists and a steal in 36 minutes off the bench.MOVING UPNowitzki passed former Laker Jerry West with his 7,161st career free throw made in the second quarter, taking sole possession of sixth in NBA history. Nowitzki finished 3 for 4 from the line and now has 7,163 makes in his career. Michael Jordan ranks fifth all-time with 7,327 made free throws.UP NEXTLakers: Visit the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday.Mavericks: Visit the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday. Randle had 23 points and 15 rebounds, including a follow shot late in overtime that helped the Los Angeles Lakers seal a 107-101 victory over the Mavericks on Saturday.“Yeah, I’m going to enjoy it for sure,” Randle said. “I’ve got my little man here, got my wife here, my family. I’m going to enjoy this night.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkWith his team leading 104-101, Randle grabbed a rebound on Lonzo Ball’s missed jump shot and scored on the rebound with 18 seconds remaining, giving the Lakers a five-point lead they preserved to extend their winning streak to a season-best four games.“That’s a tough place to win, so it’s a good job getting this win on the road,” Randle said. 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 Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals The Lakers (15-27) trailed by double digits in the fourth quarter, but battled back for their first win against the Mavericks in 15 tries and their first victory in Dallas since Feb. 24, 2013.“We just didn’t want to lose,” guard Jordan Clarkson said.Clarkson added 19 points, Kyle Kuzma had 18, and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 17.Rookie Dennis Smith Jr. had 23 points, 17 in the first half, as the Mavericks (15-29) had a two-game win streak snapped. Harrison Barnes and Wesley Matthews each had 17 points for Dallas.Randle scored six points in overtime, including a fadeaway shot with 2:35 remaining that gave the Lakers a 102-99 lead.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

Legislature Will Respect Supreme Court’s Decision

first_imgA co- chair on the Judicial Committee of the Senate has vowed the 53rd National Legislature would respect any decision by the Supreme Court regarding the controversial Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) amended bill.Cllr. Fredrick Cherue, Senator of River Gee County, noted that the High Court is the final arbiter of the law in the country, as such, they would not do anything to disrespect its decision.“The Supreme Court is the final arbiter of the law and we need to respect it. This is why we responded to its calls,” the River Gee County lawmaker said.“But, if it had been a political one, we wouldn’t have attended its calls. Whatever the result is we will accept it. We will adjust ourselves and we will bow to it,” Cllr. Cherue added.He gave the National Legislature’s assurance on Wednesday, February 26, just minutes after a conference with Associate Justice Jamesetta Wolokollie in Chambers at the Temple of Justice.The conference was intended to determine whether the High Court should grant or deny a petition for a writ of prohibition prayed for by several CSOs— headed by the Citizens Solidarity Council— against the Legislature.A group represented by Counselors Theophilus Gould and Lavela Supuwood filed a complaint with the Supreme Court, challenging the recently amended CBL bill.They further argued that the action of the lawmakers was unconstitutional, describing it as “selective justice,” citing Articles 11C and 18 of the 1986 Constitution of Liberia, thereby praying the Court for a writ of prohibition.  Unfortunately, at Wednesday’s hearing, Associate Justice Wolokollie denied the CSOs’ request, describing it as “premature.”The Supreme Court in its ruling said, “Though both Houses of the Legislature have passed the bill into law, President Ellen Johnsons Sirleaf has not signed the bill into law, nor vetoed it, nor has her veto been overridden by the Legislature. It has not been printed into hand book by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), therefore, such request is premature.”  Recently, the Senate unanimously passed a law barring the governors or staff members of the CBL from participating in the forthcoming election unless they resign three years prior to it; following the unanimous passage, the House of Representative the next day overwhelmingly concorded.The amended bill says, “The Executive Governor of the CBL and members of the Board of Governors shall be prohibited to contest political office(s) while serving in their respective offices and shall not be qualified to contest any electable office within three years, consequently, after the expiration of their tenure with the CBL.”The 1999 approved act creating the CBL said, “The CBL shall not engage in traders or participate directly or indirectly in the ownership of any financial institution or other enterprise.”Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

5 illegal Haitians arrested in Linden

first_imgAlerted ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) in ‘E’ Division (Linden/Kwakwani) have arrested five Haitians, who reportedly entered Guyana illegally.According to reports, at about 23:00h Friday, ranks intercepted a vehicle at Wisroc junction, Wismar, Linden, in which the five adult male Haitians were found.The Police said that the men were detained after it was discovered that they had entered the country illegally via Suriname. The men were reportedly enroute to neighbouring Brazil at the time of the interception.Since the 2010 earthquake, thousands of Haitians began migrating to other countries in hopes of finding a new life. One of the places they found solace in was the Portugese-Speaking South American country, Brazil. In fact, last year the Brazilian government granted residency to almost 44,000 Haitians.However, Brazil has been experiencing its own economic troubles of recent and this situation has resulted in hundreds of Haitians opting to move north – the United States of America.But the traffic to the US is overwhelming and it has been reported that the US border officials lack space to temporarily hold hundreds of Haitian immigrants. Recent reports revealed that more than 900 Haitians are waiting to cross at Tijuana in Mexico, while some 500 illegal migrants arrived last week and are held in the Administrative Detention Center in Tapachula.Officials from the US Department of Homeland Security were reported as saying that for fiscal year 2016, between October 2015 and July 2016, 3538 Haitian migrants arrived illegally in the United States, over 3000 entered from San Ysidro, San Diego. Meanwhile, for fiscal year 2015, only 712 Haitians had attempted to enter the United States without legal documentation.On the other hand, Reuters has reported that acting Haitian President Jocelerme Privert told the United Nations General Assembly on Friday that Haiti’s October presidential election will be significant as the United States toughens its stance toward a wave of Haitian immigrants.“The credibility of the upcoming election is vital to break with the cycle of instability and uncertainty which has beset my country for too long,” Privert said. He told the UN that the government was aware of the many Haitians leaving to seek a better life elsewhere and that the Caribbean nation would need more international support after the October 9 election.“The new leaders will urgently need to address the structural problems which persistently undermine Haiti’s effort to move out of underdevelopment,” Privert told the UN Assembly.last_img read more

Mbappe scores and sees red as PSG beat Nimes

first_imgBut Mbappe struck in the 77th minute, his fourth goal in three appearances since winning the World Cup, to break Nimes hearts before Edinson Cavani completed the scoring in injury time.However, there was still time for Mbappe to be sent off right at the death following a clash with Teji Savanier, who was also dismissed, in a remarkable finish to the game.PSG have now won all four Ligue 1 games this season under new German coach Thomas Tuchel. They are three points clear of Dijon, whose own perfect start to the season ended with a 2-0 home defeat against Caen.“It was a great victory. The atmosphere here in Nimes is crazy. The pitch was terrible,” Tuchel told beIN Sports.Mbappe risks a lengthy ban after his red card, but he insisted he had no regrets.“If I had to do it again, I would and I would apologise to all the supporters and to everyone,” Mbappe said, claiming the initial challenge by Savanier “doesn’t belong on a football field”.PSG, who will face Liverpool in the Champions League group stage, had been busy in the transfer market before the European window closed on Friday night, completing the surprise signing of Cameroon forward Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting.The 29-year-old joined on a free transfer after leaving English second-tier club Stoke City, and agreed a two-year deal to follow Spanish left-back Juan Bernat, signed from Bayern Munich.Neither player featured here, however, and Tuchel’s other summer recruits, Gianluigi Buffon and German defender Thilo Kehrer, started on the bench.Kylian Mbappe leaps over a Teji Savanier tackle but both players were later sent off © AFP / Pascal GUYOTNimes, the former club of Eric Cantona and Laurent Blanc, are back in the top flight this season after a 25-year absence and stunned near-neighbours Marseille in their last home outing.– Four in four for Neymar –However, PSG looked to be on course for a comfortable victory after Thomas Meunier played a one-two with Mbappe before crossing low for Neymar to score in the 36th minute.It was a fourth of the season for the Brazilian, and was followed before the interval by Di Maria netting direct from a corner, curled in from the right and helped on its way by the Nimes goalkeeper Paul Bernardoni.Nicknamed the “Crocodiles”, Nimes bit back after the restart as substitute Antonin Bobichon sent a first-time shot high into the top corner in the 63rd minute, and they were level soon after.Thiago Silva’s clumsy, late challenge on Theo Valls was not initially spotted by referee Jerome Brisard but he gave a penalty after consulting with the Video Assistant Referee, new in Ligue 1 this season.Savanier scored from the spot, and Nimes nearly went in front when Sofiane Alakouch struck the top of the bar.With PSG on the ropes, Mbappe rescued them 13 minutes from time as he controlled Presnel Kimpembe’s long ball forward and blasted home on the volley.All that was missing was a goal from the other member of Tuchel’s all-star front line and Cavani duly delivered at the death as he converted from a Julian Draxler assist.Mbappe marred his and his team’s afternoon, though, when he violently shoved Savanier to the floor in anger at a foul by the Nimes player, as both teams ended the game with 10 men.The 19-year-old, who could previously do no wrong this summer, will now definitely miss PSG’s next Ligue 1 game against Saint-Etienne.Monaco host Marseille on Sunday, while Lyon were beaten 1-0 at home by Patrick Vieira’s Nice on Friday.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Kylian Mbappe scored PSG’s third goal before he saw red © AFP / Pascal GUYOTPARIS, France, Sep 1 – Kylian Mbappe scored the decisive goal but was later sent off as Paris Saint-Germain survived a major scare, and the concession of a VAR-awarded penalty, to win 4-2 at Nimes in Ligue 1 on Saturday.Neymar and Angel di Maria, the latter direct from a corner, had PSG two goals up at the Stade des Costieres, only for their newly-promoted opponents to haul themselves level heading into the final 20 minutes.last_img read more

Judge: Film director can’t withdraw plea

first_imgBut the judge said she found the arguments “completely lacking in credibility.”160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! McTiernan was also ordered to pay a $100,000 fine. When he entered his plea last year, McTiernan said he lied when he told an FBI agent the only time he used Pellicano’s services was during his divorce. He said he hired Pellicano to wiretap Charles Roven, who had worked with him on the 2002 box-office flop “Rollerball.” Pellicano, who served 21/2years in federal prison for possessing illegal weapons, has pleaded not guilty to charges in a 111-count indictment accusing him of bugging phones and bribing police to get information on celebrities and others. McTiernan was originally scheduled to be sentenced two weeks ago, but that hearing was delayed after his attorney asked that he be allowed to withdraw the plea and fight the charge. On Monday, the defense argued that when McTiernan spoke to the FBI agent he was tired from having returned from a long trip to Asia, was taking antibiotics for a sinus infection and had gone off his anti-depression medication. By Raquel Maria Dillon THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A federal judge sentenced Hollywood director John McTiernan to four months in prison Monday after refusing to allow him to withdraw his guilty plea to charges of lying to the FBI about his association with private eye Anthony Pellicano. Judge Dale S. Fischer gave the director of such films as “Die Hard” and “The Thomas Crown Affair” until Jan. 15 to turn himself in to authorities. McTiernan’s attorney said he would appeal. last_img read more

DD NOTICE: ROSSES RADIO TO HOST IRISH MUSIC CONCERT IN DUNGLOE

first_imgRosses Radio will be holding a concert evening of Irish Music along with Irish Dancers at The Stepping Stone, Main Street, Dungloe, on Friday 4th July doors open from 7.30pm, entrance €7 per person.As we know The Rosses is full to the brim of musical talent we have performances from Gearóidín Breathnach, fantastic young Trad Group Suantrai, Hughie Boyle, Kenneth Campbell, Pauline Glackin and Meenacross Comhaltas, it’s going to be a great night!!DD NOTICE: ROSSES RADIO TO HOST IRISH MUSIC CONCERT IN DUNGLOE was last modified: June 30th, 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:EntertainmentFeaturesNoticeslast_img read more

The get-out routes Heung-Min Son can take to avoid national service

first_imgTottenham Hotspur could lose superstar forward Heung-Min Son for two years to the South Korean Army, The Sun have revealed.Under Korean law, all men must do 21 months of National Service before their 28th birthday, unless they earn an exemption. Tottenham Hotspur forward Heung-Min Son has been a big hit in the Premier League. If South Korea and Son were to win either the 2018 Asian Games or the 2019 Asian Cup, the Spurs man would be given his exemption by the Army.South Korea want Son, their best player, to be one of their three over-age players in the Asian Games, which takes place in Indonesia between 18 August and 2 September.They won it in 2014 without Son after his then-club Bayer Leverkusen refused to release him for the tournament in the UAE.Son could miss Tottenham’s first four games of next season if he is included in the Asian Games squad.And Mauricio Pochettino’s side played eight matches this season between 5 January and 1 February, which is when the Asian Cup is being held.But the manager would probably see the upside of not losing the attacking midfielder for nearly two years as a gamble worth taking.talkSPORT will be with listeners all day and all night at this year’s 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with over 800 hours of World Cup content and all 64 games live across the talkSPORT network. Son, 25, reaches that milestone in July 2019 and any military call-up would rule him out of the 2019/20 and 2020/21 seasons.However, as Martin Lipton writes, the South Korean government does give exemptions for sports stars who perform exceptionally at major tournaments.It means the in-form Tottenham ace could get a free pass if his country shines during Russia 2018.South Korea have been drawn in Group F with Germany, Sweden and Mexico — and would need to match their World Cup performance in 2002 by reaching the last four.But with that an unlikely scenario — the national team’s best effort since co-hosting was reaching the last 16 in 2010 — Son has two other get-out routes. 2 2 Heung-Min Son in action for South Korea against Sweden at World Cup 2018. last_img read more

FAMILY APPEAL TO PUBLIC TO HELP FIND MISSING WOMAN

first_imgMIssing Ramelton woman Teresa BoyceUPDATED: A heartbroken Ramelton family have pleaded with the public to help them find their missing relative.Teresa Boyce, 59, (pictured), was last seen on Friday morning getting on a bus at 8.30am traveling to Letterkenny.Her family believe she got off Gallagher’s bus at Sister Sara’s pub at Port Roundabout around 9am and headed along the Pearse Road. She was due to attend a course at the Create-A-Link building close to Charlie’s Café.The mother and grandmother is wearing a khaki-brown coat, jeans, white runners and a pink jumper.Teresa’s family have revealed she is a diabetic and could be in a fragile state.Her distraught family contacted Donegal Daily this evening and asked us to include a picture of Theresa and these details in a bid to locate her. “We are very concerned about Teresa safety with every passing hour. If anybody has seen her since yesterday or may know where she is then we are pleading with them to contact us.“Theresa is a diabetic and she may be in a fragile state. We are asking people to contact her family on 086 8866621 or Letterkenny Garda Station,” said the family spokesperson.The family have also appealed to anybody who may have spoken with Theresa on the Create-A-Link course in recent days to contact them.* We do not normally ask our readers to share a link on Facebook or Twitter but we are asking as many people as possibly to do so on this occasion in a bid to find Teresa safely.FAMILY APPEAL TO PUBLIC TO HELP FIND MISSING WOMAN was last modified: June 1st, 2013 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:missingRameltonTeresa Boycelast_img read more

Cold weather is ‘snow’ problem for Letterkenny parkrun participants

first_imgThe cold snap hasn’t deterred Letterkenny parkrun participants as 75 hardy athletes took part in the weekly 5k yesterday morning.Garreth McCullagh was the first to cross the finish line yesterday morning, followed by Nakita Burke in second place and Ryan Bradley in third.Committee member Brendan Delap told Donegal Daily that the parkrun volunteers had to modify the course before the 5k kicked off. “As the normal course was not feasible because of heavy overnight frost, a new course was set up where the frost was not as severe. All parts of the new course that were frosty were gritted before being declared safe to use.“Despite the chill factor prevalent yesterday morning, 75 people turned up and completed the course so well done to these hardy souls!“It is hoped that the weather will improve during next week and the Letterkenny parkrun 5k will return to its normal course.”Every Saturday morning at 9:30am (no matter what the weather has in store!) walkers, joggers, fun runners, and elite runners alike come together to take part in this free 5k at St. Conal’s Hospital Grounds, which includes Letterkenny Town Park. The emphasis is on having fun and enjoying yourself – why not join in next week?Cold weather is ‘snow’ problem for Letterkenny parkrun participants was last modified: January 20th, 2018 by Elaine McCalligShare 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:letterkenny parkrunlast_img read more

News in brief: Taarabt hails Ramsey, Manning scores two, Passley deal

first_imgTaarabt played against SouthamptonQPRAdel Taarabt has hailed the influence of Chris Ramsey since he took charge at Loftus Road. Taarabt told Rangers’ website: “He’s a good coach and a good guy as well. We needed the intensity in training. Now it’s up to us to help him.”Ryan ManningThe youngster, signed by QPR from Galway in January, scored twice for the Republic of Ireland Under-19s as they beat Azerbaijan 6-0 in a friendly.SandroQPR’s Brazilian midfielder will be available for next Wednesday’s Premier League game with Arsenal despite his red card in a development-squad game. The former Tottenham man was sent off in injury time against Bristol City Under-21s on Monday after grabbing Jake Andrews by the throat. However, the Football Association has confirmed that Sandro’s three-match ban will only be served in non first-team matches.Josh PassleyThe Fulham right-back’s loan at Portsmouth has been extended until the end of the season. Passley, 20, joined Pompey in January and has made six appearances in League Two.Tyrell Miller-RodneyThe Brentford midfielder has rejoined Maidenhead United on loan until 24 March. The 20-year-old played seven games for the Conference South side earlier in the season before picking up an injury. Miller-Rodney has only just returned to Griffin Park after completing a loan spell at Maidenhead’s league rivals Boreham Wood.ChelseaDetails of the Blues’ FA Youth Cup semi-final second leg have now been confirmed. The match will take place at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday 18 March – 13 days after the first leg at White Hart Lane. Kick-off is at 7pm.Mike BrownThe Harlequins full-back has been ruled out of England’s Six Nations game in Ireland on Sunday after failing to recover fully from concussion. The 29-year-old was knocked unconscious in the match with Italy nearly two weeks ago but suffered a setback on Tuesday after suffering a mild headache following a running session.MiddlesexPaul Stirling took 2-27 and Andy Balbirnie scored 30 to help Ireland beat the United Arab Emirates at the Cricket World Cup in Brisbane. Stirling was easily Ireland’s most economical bowler, conceding just 27 runs in his 10 overs, and removed top order batsmen Andri Berenger and Krishna Chandran as the UAE made 278-9. Stirling opened the batting but made just three but Balbirnie made a helpful middle-order contribution as the Irish squeezed home by two wickets.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more