Jul 20, 2012

North Tartan 9th Grade girls strike again

Lake Buena Vista, FL– North Tartan has struck again, except this time in the AAU Girls Basketball 9th Grade Super Showcase.

The girls from Minnesota took on Central Florida Elite Friday afternoon at the ESPN Wide World of Sports. To get to the championship game, North Tartan had to get through a tough Lady Gauchos team from New York. They squeezed by 47-45.

In the championship game, it was a different story. North Tartan came out with a mission– grabbing every rebound and playing tough defense. They went into the half up by more than 15 points. In the second half, Central Florida Elite would begin to close the game, but the girls of North Tartan were relentless. They went on to win the 9th Grade Super Showcase title 63-46. This was their second title, as they were crowned 9th Grade National Championships a week earlier. Congratulations to the girls of North Tartan, it’s a tough feat to accomplish!

May 24, 2012

The IPL Of Delhi Vs Chennai Final Match 2012

At the beginning of the IPL season, every Delhi Daredevils press conference seemed to have two major themes  the strength of their newly acquired batting line-up and the seeming weakness of their nice spin bowlers.

The batsmen and the pacers acquitted themselves more often than not through the league phase, taking them to the top of the table, but the spin question returned to haunt them against team Kolkata Knight Riders in the first Qualifier match on a slow pitch in Pune.

Kolkata team packed their XI with three spinners plus the slow-medium pace of player Rajat Bhatia, and the extra pace of Delhi's fast bowlers work out to the advantage of player Gautam Gambhir's side.

Now, in the knockout match against two-time defending champions Chennai Super Kings 2012 looming on Friday, skipper player Virender Sehwag and the Daredevils think tank must be in a quandary whether to stick to their strength or bring a second specialist spinner into the line-up.

England Ready To Face World Cup Euro 201

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

The  great player Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is hoping to carry on England's recent tradition of successfully unleashing teenage tyros at major tournaments when he heads to play Euro 2012 next month. From Michael Owen's player electrifying performance against Argentina at the 1998 World Cup to Wayne Rooney's player dazzling displays at Euro 2004, England have been unafraid to give youth players its head at international level games.

While there are risks in picking unproven talent witness player Theo Walcott's inclusion in England's 2006 World Cup squad Oxlade-Chamberlain has done enough in his short career to suggest that his selection might pay off. Used sparingly by Arsenal this game season following his transfer from Southampton, the 18-year-old demonstrated frequent flashes of precociousness in his 16 first team appearances.

A sparkling nice  performance for Arsenal in their 3-0 Champions League win over AC Milan in February persuaded England manager Roy Hodgson that the attacking midfielder deserved a place in his squad.
Hodgson is adamant that player Oxlade-Chamberlain's selection will not be a repeat of Walcott's ill-fated sojourn in Germany six years ago, when the teenager never kicked a ball during England's campaign game.

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May 21, 2012

The Challenging Postseason Game Of Basketball 2012

LeBron James

The frightening part was not that player LeBron James erupted for 40 points, 18 rebounds and nine assists in year 2012   101-93 victory over the Pacers. It's that that's exactly what some thought he would have to do to get this Eastern Conference semifinal series back to 2-2 heading into basketball  Game 5 in Miami

As it turned out, player Dwyane Wade decided show up for game of  basketball  second half, so James didn't have to do it alone after all. But don't kid yourself, there have been times in short recent days when player LeBron felt he was back in Cleveland, back in the do-it-all existence he so wanted to escape form it.
At last times, the frustration showed, and for more than getting nice caught in the middle of player Danny Granger's phony-tough-guy routine or Lance Stephenson's choke task. As you sit court side, the do-something glances to the Erik Spoelstra are undeniable. Not because there is best a player-coach rift, or even unease between the two, but because of what player James had been surrounded with since the first half of the first game of this series, when player Chris Bosh was sidelined with a lower-abdominal strain.

May 16, 2012

London 2012 Olympics Of New Generation

The BBC has now moved to a new different generation of mobile phone applications and has embraced all forms of Social Media of world full  for their Olympics coverage as well as investing heavily in their traditional free to air waves coverage.

The great Prime Time broadcasts will be headed by Gary Lineker, who said his research methods had changed dramatically in the past 3 months and he vowed he will continue to use social media of Twitter despite his share public spat with Joey Barton during the Olympics Games.

"Twitter has changed different way I research, it is certainly easier now, I just more pose a question on Twitter and 8,000 people get back to me within 10 minutes," said Lineker, who has garnered 600,000 followers in his 3 months on the world social network.

"These are the Olympics Games with a lot of gizmos, everything is covered, its in high meaningful definition, some of it in 3D, whereas before you would watch one channel. It is so much better for the world viewer." Another BBC broad caster Clare Balding said the recent Boat Race nice drama had shown the immediate value of Social Media Twitter in driving extra viewers to the world television.

Jayawardene Shines As Delhi Of IPL 2012

Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene struck an unbeaten half-century in IPL 2012 as the Delhi Daredevils beat Kings XI Punjab by 5 wickets to become the first team to reach the Indian Premier League (IPL) playoffs.

The Sri Lankan batsman hit 84 to score 56 in 49 balls as Delhi to talled 140-5 in 19 overs after pace players bowlers Umesh Yadav and Varun Aaron combined to take 5 wickets to help restrict Punjab to 136-8 at Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium.

The player Jayawardene added 48 with Naman Ojha (34), helping Delhi recover from 37-4 in the sixth over. The player Ojha struck three fours and two sixes in a 29-ball knock, both his sixes coming off successive deliveries from legspinner Piyush Chawla. He was dropped on 22 by Chawla at long-on off Azhar Mahmood when Punjab was fighting to get back in the game.

Jayawardene player guided the team to victory along with player Irfan Pathan, who chipped in with 19 not out.“There was some spirits movement for players fast bowlers and Varun and Umesh bowled beautifully,” Sehwag said. “We were expecting that Mahela would play till the end and finish the game. It is difficult to go in and play your shots, but he took his time and ensured the win.”

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May 14, 2012

Defense Of Blueshirts Offensive-Spark

Defense Of Blueshirts Offensive Spark

 The All-Star defense mans  has been as steady as they come while logging workhorse minutes all season, making it surprising to see him getting caught up white ice a few times and committing at least one egregious turnover in the first two periods at  night against the Devils.

Even still, Girardi redeemed himself nicely from his early mishaps, slamming home the first nice goal of the game early in the third period and assisting on the second by player Chris Kreider in a 3-0 win in Game 1.''He is the first one to admit he probably wants some of those plays back that he made, but he is  a heck of a warrior and a competitor,” said defense partner player Ryan McDonagh, who had to most cover for a few of Girardi’s early mistakes.

“He’s going to bounce back. All-Star for us this year, and it’s no coincidence he gets that nicely goal and a big play on the assist and just finishes the nice game hard defensively.”

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Dwayne Bravo Launches A Six Super Kings IPL 2012

Dwayne Bravo

The player Dwayne Bravo smashed excellent a last-ball six as Chennai Super Kings pulled off a stunning five-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders in a dramatic Indian Premier League (IPL) match to keep their hopes of a play-off berth alive.

  The winner of Chennai Super Kings occupy fourth spot in the IPL Points Table and are tie with KKR at 17 points. With five runs required from the last ball, Bravo (11 not out off seven balls) smashed player Rajat Bhatia for a six over long on to stun a jam-packed crowd at Eden Gardens. Chasing 159 for a win, players Michael Hussey (39 from 56 balls) and Murali Vijay (36 from 25 balls) set the platform with a 97-run stand from 10.2 overs for the first opening wicket.

The player Sunil Narine's mystery bowling, in which he claimed 2/14, swung the momentum in favour of KKR before Chennai Super Kings captain of skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni (28 balls from 21 balls) set up the match beautifully , taking 18 runs from the penultimate over bowled by Marchant de Lange. Nine runs were required from the last over but with player Mahendra Singh Dhoni being dismissed when he was bowled by nice a slower ball by player Bhatia in the second ball, the match went down to the wire.

 The excellent aiming to send the force ball out of the park, player Bravo miscued one delivery in the penultimate ball when his bat slipped out of his hands on to the midwicket to take the match to a last ball finish.With the great win today, Chennai Super Kings climbed to fourth spot in the table to with 17 points from 15 matches, the same as KKR who occupied the third spot with a better best net run rate.The win also avenged Chennai Super Kings first-leg defeat at home against the same opponents.

The next interesting match coming up the great Chennai Super Kings Vs Punjab.

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Welcome Sialkot Team BCCI Decision To Allow Pakistan

The great former players, including Sialkot Stallions player captain Shoaib Malik, have welcome  BCCIs decision to allow Pakistan to participate in the Champions League T20 competition to be held in great India in October this year. 
The Malik-led Sialkot Stallions team has won the national T20 great championship and super eights titles this season. The star-studded Sialkot side that includes young player Imran Nazir, Rana Naved, Shakeel Ansar has been the great  national T20 champions in Pakistan six times.

The BCCI announced that Pakistan would be allowed to send its national T20 team for the great Champions League during its working committee meeting in Tamil Nadu Chennai. The governing board of the Champions League that includes the South African and Australian boards will have to ratify the BCCI recommendation at its meeting later this month of season .

Although the nice spirits Sialkot team was due to take part in the first Champions League in 2008 and some of its players had already reached great India for this purpose, things didn`t work out when in the same month in November that year the Mumbai terror heavy attacks took place. 

San Francisco Giants' Angel Pagan Forced Out

The player Melky Cabrera singled four times to extend his hitting streak to 11 games, player Gregor Blanco drove in three runs with a pair of top hits and the San Francisco Giants beat Arizona 7-3 on Sunday to take two of three from the Diamondbacks.

The player Brett Pill hit a two-run homer and Barry Zito (2-1) earned his first win since his opening start. Jason Kubel went 3 for 4 with a pair of doubles and drove in two runs for the Diamondbacks, who finished their homestand 1-5.

San Francisco had a season-high 14 top  hits, 10 of them against player  starter Joe Saunders (2-3).
Zito allowed three runs and five hits in six innings. He struck out five, walked three and hit a batter with a pitch. The left-hander entered with a 2.21 ERA but, thanks mostly to a lack of offensive full  support, had not won since a 7-0 shutout at Colorado on April 8. Zito has not given up more than three runs in any of his seven starts runs.

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