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By the numbers Ohio States dramatic overtime victory over Wisconsin

OSU redshirt junior cornerback Gareon Conley (8) and OSU redshirt sophomore cornerback Marshon Lattimore (2) celebrate Conley’s first half interception during the Buckeyes game against the Badgers on Oct. 15. The Buckeyes won 30-23 in overtime. Credit: Alexa Mavrogianis | Photo EditorThen-No. 8 Wisconsin gave the No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes their hardest test of the season on Saturday, leading by 10 at half and by three late in the fourth quarter before OSU came out victorious in overtime, 30-23.The two teams met for the first matchup since OSU demolished the Badgers 59-0 in the 2014 Big Ten Championship Game. The Badgers defense diminished OSU’s hurry-up offense in the first half, while Wisconsin’s power running game rolled through the Buckeyes’ normally dominant defense.  Wisconsin took a 16-6 lead going into halftime, putting the second-ranked Buckeyes in unfamiliar territory.The Badgers have played OSU tough in Madison in past years, even upsetting a top-ranked OSU in 2010, and falling in overtime to a sixth-ranked Buckeyes team in 2012. Wisconsin had all the momentum as the second half kicked off.  However, OSU coach Urban Meyer had some key defensive adjustments, and held the Badgers to a measly 11 offensive yards in the third quarter as the Buckeyes scored twice to take the lead 20-16.  The Badgers, then, moved the ball quickly down the field as they retook the lead, 23-20 in the fourth quarter. OSU senior kicker Tyler Durbin hit a field goal with 3:57 left in the quarter to tie the game at 23, which was enough to send the game into overtime for the second meeting in a row between these two teams in Madison.OSU redshirt junior quarterback J.T. Barrett, who struggled for most of the first half, went 4-for-4 with the game-winning touchdown pass to redshirt sophomore wide receiver Noah Brown in overtime.  The Buckeye defense then held Wisconsin on its possession holding out for the 30-23 win over the Badgers.  For the game, Barrett had 226 yards passing on 17-of-29 attempts with a touchdown and an interception and added 92 yards and two touchdowns on the ground.  Wisconsin senior running back Corey Clement had a career game for the Badgers, gaining 164 rushing yards on 25 carries. Redshirt freshmen quarterback Alex Hornibrook added 214 yards on 16-of-28 attempts with a touchdown and an interception.By The Numbers3-3: In the Buckeyes last six trips to Madison, they have won only three times, including two overtime wins.  The Badgers knocked off a No. 1, No. 3 and 18th-ranked OSU team in their three wins.89: Barrett scored his 89th career touchdown in overtime, setting the school record for most touchdowns accounted for.  The previous record was held by Braxton Miller, with 88.0: The Badgers’ defense have not allowed a touchdown in the first quarter through six games.6: The Badgers held OSU to only 6 points in the first half, which was the fewest points scored by Ohio State in the first half since Meyer joined the program in 2012. read more


Thierry Henry to replace Steve Bruce as Aston Villa manager

first_imgThierry Henry could become Aston Villa’s new manager after the ownership change.Thierry Henry was an assistant to Roberto Martinez during Belgium’s best ever World Cup run. Players have been praising Henry left and right.Lukaku on Henry: “He helps me so much with everything in the game. Since we’ve been working closely together I think I’ve raised my game twice as much than what I thought I could do, and I owe him a lot.” #mufc [TPT] pic.twitter.com/HfNdgP317O— United Xtra (@utdxtra) July 10, 2018“I think it’s so important to have somebody like him in the team.” – Adnan Januzaj (Kveo)“Thierry Henry brings something completely different,” “He’s someone that has been in the situation of having to develop a mentality as a team. To change the dream of winning something special.” – Roberto Martinez (Kveo)Steve BruceAllardyce praises Newcastle’s Steve Bruce Manuel R. Medina – September 11, 2019 Sam Allardyce believes Steve Bruce is a better fit at English Premier League side Newcastle United than he would ever have been.“Of course he’s very important to us. He brings his stories, his experience to the group” – Toby Aiderweireld (Guardian)A couple of days ago, Aston Villa was saved from its financial crisis when Chinese chairman Tony Xia sold around 55% of the club’s stakes to Egyptian multi-billionaire Nassef Sawiris and Fortress Investment Group co-founder Wes Edens. Sawiris is the wealthiest Egyptian in the world with a net worth of €5.6 billion.Thierry Henry decided to quit his day job as Sky Sports pundit in order to pursue his long-time ambition of becoming a football manager (Mirror).“These experiences have only made me more determined to fulfil my long-term ambition to become a football manager.” The 40-year-old Arsenal all-time leading goalscorer is a free agent at the moment, so it seems logical that Aston Villa’s new owners will try to add Henry to their staff before anyone else does.His appointment would signal the end for Steve Bruce, who has been Villa’s coach since 2016. He led the team to the Championship playoffs last season, where he lost to Fulham in the final at Wembley. Despite the successful campaign, financial problems began to really affect the club, which would have to sell some of its best players, including highly-rated Jack Grealish, in order to stay competitive. The new owners saved the club from financial ruin, but they’re the ones who’ll now dictate its next direction.If he were to become Aston Villa’s new manager, Thierry Henry would follow the footsteps of former Premier League superstars Frank Lampard (Derby County), Steven Gerrard (Rangers) and Patrick Vieira (Nice), who have entered coaching waters recently.last_img read more


Unai Emery unsure of Petr Cech future

first_imgArsenal Coach Unai Emery is unsure whether Petr Cech will still be with the club when the January transfer window closes later this month.Cech started the season as Arsenal’s first-choice goalkeeper but lost his place to Bernd Leno who arrived in the summer due to a hamstring injury against Watford on September 29.Unai Emery while answering a question on the 36-year-old’s future told Sky Sports:I don’t know now, it has to do with the club and the player.“He started this season very well, very good behaviour, commitment and also performance. And then when he had his injuries, he recovered his position on the bench.kanu, arsenal'Report: Kanu makes bold claim about Pepe George Patchias – September 13, 2019 Former Arsenal superstar Kanu claims the Premier League teams fear Nicolas Pepe.The Ivory Coast international Pepe, made an 80 million Euro move to Arsenal…“I am very happy with him. We will speak in the future with the player but at the moment I want his focus to be the same in every training and match.”Despite his current position in the team, Emery was full of praises for Peter Cech’s professionalism.“He respected our decision,” Emery added. “His commitment did not change with his new situation.“I am happy because I think we need that. Petr has very big experience. His behaviour with his situation is very good.”last_img read more


Southgate praises Sterlings incredible ability to rise to challenges

first_imgEngland manager Gareth Southgate hailed Raheem Sterling’s resilience to prove doubters wrong as the thing that sets him apart from the rest.The 24-year-old’s had his fair share of critics across his career, but left everybody suitably impressed by the manner in which he coped from receiving racial abuse from Chelsea supporters in a Premier League match for Manchester City in December.Adding to that are Sterling’s ever-impressive performances under Pep Guardiola at City over the past three seasons with the likes of former Manchester United star Paul Ince tipping him for greatness.Now Southgate has joined the queue in praising Sterling, while describing what his like to work with at the English national team.“The thing that stands out with Raheem, we worked with him briefly with the U21s, [before] he moved up very quickly with Roy [Hodgson],” Southgate told talkSPORT.“But he is so tenacious in his recovery from setbacks. His resilience at proving people wrong, responding in the right way to those challenges is incredible.“He’s gone to a big club when he was very young in moving to Liverpool [from QPR as a 15-year-old], dealt with that, got himself in the first team. [Then] a lot of profile around the move to City, he adapted to that.“New players signed every summer and thinking well his place is under threat. So he keeps responding to those challenges, he’s still only 24 years old.”Jadon Sancho, Borussia DortmundCrouch: Liverpool could beat Man United to Jadon Sancho Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Peter Crouch wouldn’t be surprised to see Jadon Sancho end up at Liverpool one day instead of his long-term pursuers Manchester United.The Three Lions boss paid tribute to Sterling’s brace in their crucial 3-2 UEFA Nations League win at Spain back in October, which ended a three-year wait to score for England.Southgate added: “I think he’s had a phenomenal season and particularly pleased again for him the performance in Spain in particular with us was a really strong one.“He has got to be one of the candidates for player of the year I would think.”“What stands out with Raheem is his resilience to proving people wrong.”“I think he’s got to be one of the candidates for Player of the Season.”Gareth Southgate on @Sterling7 and what makes him so special 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿👏👏 pic.twitter.com/rSvVMxDWYw— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) March 7, 2019last_img read more


Pikachu parade protests Japans coal power backing in cutest way possible

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10 more killed as toll from latest gunfight spree nears 40

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Govt rewarding officials for vote robbery Oikya Front

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French court convicts cardinal of not reporting child abuse

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June 10 2002 The May workshop has just completed

first_imgJune 10, 2002 The May workshop hasjust completed the five week program: one week seminar and four weeksof hands-on intensive. Rohan Loveland receives his diploma at morningmeeting in the vaults. [Photo & text: RL] May WorkshopperMalcolm Sutherland has decided to stay on and help develop and promotethe Arcosanti project. After the five-week workshop individuals can be considered for residency as avoluteer or employee. [Photo & text: RL]last_img


July 9 2005 ITALIAN NIGHT 2005 is tomorrow Th

first_imgJuly 9, 2005 ITALIAN NIGHT 2005 is tomorrow. This photo was taken during last years event.[Photo & Text: sa] The crew gathers for instructions. All of the work is detailed into teams. This is the biggest event of the year at Arcosanti. More to come …..[Photo & Text: sa] The Colly Soleri Amphitheater is prepared.[Photo & Text: sa]last_img