Drive-thru lane only at Dunkin Donuts

first_imgGreensburg, IN—A driver decided to make their own drive-up window when they accidentally drove through the side of the building at Dunkin Donuts in Greensburg Tuesday morning.  Though the inside of the restaurant is closed for repairs, customers can still use the actual drive-thru for items.last_img

Chelsea can still salvage season – Thibaut Courtois

first_img Chelsea host Scunthorpe in the FA Cup third round on Sunday, before league games at home to West Brom and Everton, and Courtois insists all is not lost. “Obviously if you win the FA Cup or the Champions League maybe it will still be a positive [season],” Courtois said. “Success is a big word if you play until now not very well except the last three or four games. “But still with the FA Cup or maybe the Champions League it could be a positive season if we end up in the top four or top six. “We have to go step by step. Some teams are close together. If we beat West Brom and Everton we could be maybe eighth or ninth in a few weeks. “Everything can change very fast, we just need the results.” Oscar, Willian and Diego Costa were all on the scoresheet at Selhurst Park for Hiddink’s first win since being appointed as Jose Mourinho’s successor just over two weeks ago. Costa and Oscar, both struggling under Mourinho, now have five goals between them since the Portugese left while Cesc Fabregas, another to lose form earlier this season, was also much-improved against Palace. Courtois also admitted the Blues’ mentality has changed under new manager Guus Hiddink, who is now unbeaten in three games after Sunday’s 3-0 win at Crystal Palace. The victory leaves Hiddink’s men nine points off West Ham in sixth and 13 adrift of Tottenham in fourth but the performance suggested they may yet be capable of a late surge towards the European spots. “It’s something psychological and sometimes it changes with little changes. Maybe we needed a little change to pick up our level,” Courtois said. “In football it’s always like that. When results are not good the first thing they look at is the manager. But I don’t think it is only the manager, the players have to take responsibility as well. “We were the ones who were not playing as well. With a new manager some things changed. Maybe with some players the mentality changed.” Courtois added: “We of course know we were responsible as well. We had team meetings where we said, ‘okay, the manager has gone, but we are responsible as well and we need to pick up our levels because we are not good enough for being a Chelsea player’. Now we are stepping up our game.” Hiddink led Chelsea to FA Cup glory when he took temporary charge at Stamford Bridge in 2009 and the Dutchman already appears to have imposed a sense of stability at the club. “Obviously training is a little bit different – the approach he has sometimes in how he wants to train,” Courtois said. “Maybe sometimes a bit more tactical, a bit less, different types of little games we play or shooting the ball to give confidence to the strikers. “Sometimes he is more outside of the training, more observing and leaving the training more to (assistant first team coaches) Steve Holland and Eddie Newton. “He just steps in when he thinks he needs to explain something to the team. When he explains he explains it well. Every manager has his way of working.” Chelsea want to add their former striker Didier Drogba to the club’s coaching staff but negotiations have proven difficult, given the 37-year-old remains under contract with Major League Soccer at Montreal Impact. “I had a very good relationship with him last year. He was great for the dressing room and our team,” Courtois said. “If he comes back as a coach it will be a great addition to all the team.” Thibaut Courtois believes Chelsea can still deem this season a positive one if they secure a place in Europe and win a trophy. Press Associationlast_img read more

Football News Cristiano Ronaldo dent Torino’s Champions League hopes in 1-1 draw vs Juventus

first_imgJuventus have already clinched their eighth consecutive Serie A title.The derby was played in the backdrop of the 1949 plane crash.In that crash, 31 people including the Torino team died. Torino: Cristiano Ronaldo scored late as Juventus dented Torino’s chances of qualifying for the Champions League with a 1-1 draw in Serie A on Friday. Torino looked set to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Superga air disaster by beating Juventus following Sasa Lukic’s first-half goal, but Ronaldo leveled six minutes from time. Torino remained sixth, two points below fourth-place Atalanta for the final Champions League berth, ahead of the rest of the weekend’s games. Juventus has already won its eighth consecutive league title. “The draw burns. We were thinking of victory,” Torino coach Walter Mazzarri said. “Two or three times we could have scored the second goal and maybe brought the win home. There are still three matches left. We have to play them like we did tonight.”      The derby was moved ahead a day to avoid clashing with the anniversary of the 1949 plane crash in which 31 people died, including the “Grande Torino” team that had won five straight league titles. “The ‘Grande Torino’ side represented the history of football,” Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said. “Tomorrow we have to commemorate this tragedy, which will always remain in everyone’s memory and heart.”RELATED     Torino took the lead in the 18th minute after Lukic muscled Miralem Pjanic off the ball on a Juventus throw-in and curled into the far side of the net for his first goal for the club. However, Ronaldo headed Leonardo Spinazzola’s cross into the top right corner in the 84th minute for his 21st league goal, which moved him back into a tie for second behind Sampdoria striker Fabio Quagliarella for the most goals in Serie A this season. highlightscenter_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Football News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

Real Madrid Set to Offer Bale, Rodriguez for Pogba

first_imgManchester United value Pogba at £150million so Madrid would have to put forward a big offer if they were to convince the Premier League club to sell.However, it is unlikely that United would believe that Bale and Rodriguez together would match that valuation if Madrid were to pursue a swap deal.Pogba is under contract at Old Trafford until June 2021, though previous reports have stated he would be willing to move away from the Premier League club to join Madrid.The 26-year-old has been out of action since September and is hoping to make a comeback before the New Year.Real Madrid were reportedly interested in signing Pogba due to the insistence of manager Zinedine Zidane back in the summer, but the Frenchman ended up staying put in England.This was largely down to the players Los Blancos had already signed during the transfer window.According to Marca, Madrid spent 350 million euros (£295m) on the likes of Eden Hazard, Luka Jovic and Rodrygo.In return they only recouped just 150m (£126m) in player sales resulting in a 200m euros (£170m) deficit.With UEFA’s rulings stating that the maximum net spend one club can have is 100 million euros, the difference of 200 million euros is of huge concern to Madrid and the club could look to sell some players to avoid Financial Fair Play Sanctions.As a result, the futures of both Bale and Rodriguez are up in the air.Bale has had a tumultuous time at Real Madrid this season and was booed and jeered by is own fans last month after holding up a flag of ‘Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order,’ after helping his country book their spot at next summer’s European Championship.Rodriguez, 28, meanwhile has clocked up just 422 minutes of action this season in nine outings and having entered his prime years, will likely seek a move away in any case.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram MADRID, SPAIN – NOVEMBER 04: Gareth Bale (L) of Real Madrid CF replaces team mate James Rodriguez (R) during the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Real Madrid CF and Liverpool FC at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on November 4, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images) Real Madrid will reportedly offer Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez to Manchester United in an attempt to prise away Paul Pogba.The La Liga giants have long been admirers of the French World Cup winning midfielder and tried to seal a deal for him in the summer.According to Spanish newspaper El Desmarque, the club are keen on bringing Pogba to Madrid next year and could offer both Bale and Rodriguez to sweeten the deal.last_img read more

Stranded Chinese Wuhan Zillow Enjoy El Clasico Spectacle

first_imgReal Madrid made their move to help out Chinese Super League side Wuhan Zillow after the team from the epicentre of the coronavirus have been stranded in Spain following a pre-season training camp.Wuhan headed to the Spanish capital to test their abilities in Europe and prepare for the upcoming Chinese season, before getting caught up in the throes of the coronavirus outbreak which has dominated the headlines.After being effectively stranded in the Spanish capital awaiting the green light to return home, the entire team and management staff were invited to El Clasico by Real Madrid yesterday.“It’s really a well-deserved reward for them,’ Jose Gonzalez, the team’s Spanish coach, told The Associated Press in an interview. Captains Affairs.Real Madrid’s Captain Sergio Ramos and Barcelona’s talisman Lionel Messi have another El Clasico date barely three days of the Copa del Rey clash ‘It will be an experience that without a doubt they will never forget. They have been training and training day after day, distracted by the situation back home, so it will be a nice break for them to watch a game like this between Real Madrid and Barcelona.’The players have had a difficult time as a result out the virus outbreak, having been away from their family and friends for more than two months.One of the players has lost a family member to the virus, and the act of keeping the squad in the Spanish capital had caused panic among the local community.The full Wuhan side were repeatedly tested before concerns were put to one side, and the athletes were cleared as fit and healthy.Wuhan Zall arrived in Spain at the end of January but previously practiced in the Chinese city of Guanghzou, nearly 1,000 kilometers (621 miles) away from Wuhan.Although the team was far from the initial outbreak, Spanish health authorities had to come out publicly to say there was no reason for local citizens to be concerned about the squad’s arrival.Three players arrived from China later and had to stay in quarantine and be tested for the virus before joining the rest of the group.Once the club finally return home, their final flight destination is the very origin of where coronavirus began, understood to have emerged from the wet markets of the Wuhan district.At present the virus has killed more than 2,800 people worldwide, most of them in China.This weekend matches across the Italian Serie A top flight have been cancelled as a precautionary measure for the spread of coronavirus, with the potential title clash between Juventus and Inter Milan moved to May 13 along with four other matches.Next month’s World Triathlon Series event in Abu Dhabi has become the latest to be postponed as a precautionary measure.The event was due to take place from March 5 to March 7 in the city, which has reported new cases of the virus.Event organisers said they still hoped to reschedule the event to take place later in March or April.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

No. 2 USC bests UC Santa Barbara

first_imgIf these last two games are any indication, reigning Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Week sophomore two-meter Jeremy Davie might be hitting his stride as he recorded his second consecutive hat-trick, as No. 2 USC (13-2, 4-0) topped No. 5 Santa Barbara 10-6.On the attack · Senior driver Peter Kurzeka notched two goals against UC Santa Barbara on Sunday to help lead USC to victory. Kevin Nguyen | Daily Trojan“[Davie] had a rough time in Junior Worlds, as his coach really didn’t play him as much as he should’ve played him,” USC coach Jovan Vavic said. “I think he was a little frustrated with that, and then kind of got out of shape just because he wasn’t playing that much. He needed some time with us just to get his confidence back. He’s certainly an outstanding player.”In addition to Davie’s exploits, the victory can be attributed to the Trojans’ focus on improving man-down defense and man-up offense. USC won handily because it squashed the Gauchos’ power play chances and capitalized on its own odd-man advantage opportunities.“We’ve spent a lot of time these past couple of weeks improving our six-on-five and five-on-six play, and it really clicked today,” Vavic said. “That was the best part of our game; we were six out of eight on those opportunities. Our man-down defense was excellent. We gave up three goals out of 11 chances.”Upon recounting who played well, Vavic praised a number of players. The first he mentioned, senior driver Peter Kurzeka, notched two goals to add to his team total of 26 for the season. The second player he singled out, redshirt junior driver Forest Monroe, is usually tabbed for his defensive excellence, but Monroe also contributed offensively on the afternoon with two crucial goals.“Kurzeka had a great game, and Monroe, who usually doesn’t score too much for us, scored two big goals on great outside shots,” Vavic said. “Those were really a big boost for our team.”Rounding out the standout players in the game were sophomore driver Nikola Vavic, who, in addition to notching a goal, registered two assists and junior two-meter Brian Boswell, who not only drew three ejections that later turned into goals but chipped in a score of his own.“We played with quite a bit of intensity,” Vavic said. “I thought our defense was pretty good most of the game, and we played tough. We played a smart, physical game.”On Saturday at the McDonald’s Swim Stadium at 2:30 p.m., the Trojans have a chance to exact revenge against Stanford for a loss in the SoCal tournament semifinals.last_img read more

Daly joins Limerick set-up

first_imgFormer Clare and Dublin manager Anthony Daly will work with Limerick next season.The two time All-Ireland winning captain has agreed to take up the role of Director of Limerick’s Underage Hurling Academy.As part of the position, Daly will also act as team coach to the Limerick Minors and will form part of manager Leo O’Connor’s backroom team.last_img

Beres Hammond returns to South Florida

first_imgKnown for his soulful vibe and smoky-sweet, bourbon-on-the-rocks vocals, Beres Hammond returns to the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, August 6, at 7:30 p.m.Grammy award winner Considered by many to be Jamaica’s greatest practicing singer-songwriter, Beres Hammond has received Grammy Award nominations for his albums Music is Life and One Love, One Life.His many top hits include “Tempted to Touch,” “Double Trouble,” “Putting Up Resistance” and “Not Over Until It’s Done.”With what he estimates to be 25 albums to his name, Beres Hammond is the recipient of the Order of Jamaica for his contribution to the nation’s music industry.  Rolling Stone Magazine noted, “A specialist in intimate love songs often told from the viewpoint of the blue-collar, ‘common man,’ Hammond has been described as his country’s Marvin Gaye, and also its Springsteen.”King of Lover’s Rock Often labeled the King of Lover’s Rock, Hammond’s rich and flavorful delivery has been compared to the passion of Sam Cooke and the gut-wrenching grit of Otis Redding.  He points to other great Jamaican entertainers as major influences. These include Leroy Sibbles, former lead singer for the Heptones; velvety vocalist Ken Boothe, and rock steady pioneer Alton Ellis.Of a recent performance in the Jamaican resort, Negril, the Jamaica Gleaner reported, “Beres Hammond was in his usual fine form…the women who had gathered at the front of the stage melted, stretching their hands out, beckoning Hammond to touch them. There were intervals where Hammond danced, jumped and rocked, much to the delight of his fans.”EvergreenFor the past 15 years Hammond has performed regularly in South Florida. He made his breakthrough performance at the James L. Knight Center in Miami in 2002 to an enthusiastic sold out house. Since then each of his frequent performances has been greeted. with tremendous frenzied enthusiasm. “Beres’ music and performance is evergreen,” said Judith Haven, who first saw Hammond perform in that 2002 Miami performace.Copyright 2017 – Caribbean National Weekly Newslast_img read more

Valencia stun Barcelona to win Copa del Rey

first_img Source: BBC Kevin Gameiro and Rodrigo scored as a valiant Valencia beat La Liga champions Barcelona to win the Copa del Rey.Ernesto Valverde’s men said in the build-up that a win would help ease some of the pain of the Champions League loss to Liverpool, but they were sub-par again, in the Seville heat.French forward Gameiro fired in a superb strike to give Valencia the lead before Rodrigo headed in the second.Lionel Messi’s 73rd-minute strike gave Barca hope but they fell short.After the match, Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu backed Valverde to continue at the Nou Camp.“I’ve always said that Ernesto has a contract for the next season, he’s the coach,” he said.“I do not think this defeat is the coach’s fault.”Valverde said: “When a coach loses you want to go again, to fight to overcome the next challenge. I know losing for this club is hard.”Temperatures reached north of 30C inside Real Betis’ packed Estadio Benito Villamarin, but only one side wilted.There was a sign of things to come when, in the eighth minute, Barcelona defender Clement Lenglet was lucky to escape being punished for a woeful pass.His ball along his own area was picked up by Rodrigo, but fortunately for the Frenchman his centre-back partner Gerard Pique was on hand to clear the Spain international’s shot off the line.However, there was no stopping Gameiro’s opener following good work down the left from Jose Gaya. The left-back picked out the French striker just inside the area, who then launched a full-blooded drive high past the reach of Jasper Cillessen.Twelve minutes later it was 2-0. Rodrigo, who caused plenty of problems for Barca’s backline, timed his run into the six-yard area perfectly to nod home Carlos Soler’s cross.Messi, who does have a habit of easing himself into games, tested opposition keeper Jaume Domenech for the first time just before the break before his full abilities came to the fore after the break.The Argentine had one shot, with the outside of his boot, come off the post before he forced Domenech into making a stunning one-handed save.Messi finally found the net with his 28th goal against Valencia in all competitions. Pique’s header from a corner rebounded off the post and the number 10 tapped in from close range.The expected onslaught in the final 15 minutes never materialised with, instead, Valencia’s Goncalo Guedes twice going close to scoring a third for his side.Victory meant coach Marcelino Garcia Toral ended a personal 20-game winless run in all competitions against Barcelona.last_img read more

Braving the odds: National stars Botsyo Nkegbe and Ayisha Seidu redefine physical disability

first_imgEvery child has a dream. A dream they wish to fulfil someday. Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe had same, a dream to become an engineer.Ayisha Seidu had dreams of becoming an Administrative Manager.But these dreams remained just dreams. When Botsyo turned six; still, in the age category famous Swiss Psychologist, Jean Piaget say ‘children are able to think about things symbolically.’The age children develop memory and imagination. The age where they ‘engage in make-believe and thinking based on intuition,’ and can create their own world, his world came crumbling. Ayisha was still at the preoperational stage, too when fate redefined her route.Polio had no mercy for the young innocent children, turning the engineering and administrative dreams into a nightmare.Botsyo and Ayisha became physically impaired. Succumbing to its impact on his ability to use their legs to support standing upright, and had to submit to crawling or the aid of wheelchair for their movement. This was not what they bargained for, but fate determined their life trajectory. In a society where physically impaired people are seen as destitutes, sports became the only option to change the narrative. Nkegbe found comfort in playing wheelchair basketball when he was barely 20. But for Ayisha, she had to endure the difficulties of being made a second citizen in her father’s house until she took her destiny into her own hands.Leaving home to seek opportunities elsewhere. She didn’t know where she was going, she just had to leave home. Leave the house she was born because she was deemed a destitute.Botsyo’s love for sport would earn him applause, but realising his dexterity,  he ventured into Hand Cycling and Wheelchair racing. One of these, would later make him a hero – Wheelchair Racing. He has flown high the flag of Ghana at the biggest global and continental competitions; the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, and African Games.He has a foundation, the Go Get Them Wheelchair foundationto support other impaired athletes who wants to get into any of the disciplinehe has crafted abilities in.He tells Joy Sports, though disappointed his engineeringcareer never became a reality, sports has created him a life to appreciate. “Growing up, I was more creative, I was more of someone who wanted to pursue engineering as a career because I used my hands to do so many things.‘I could craft so many things when we were asked to do in class, so growing up that’s what I thought I could be, but it’s only God who can determine my destiny. This is where I am now and that career…now sports career has dominated.”Nkegbe recently became the first para-athlete to qualify for Tokyo Paralympic games after winning the T54 World Wheelchair 100m race with a new personal best of 14.22 seconds at the Desert Challenge Games in Arizona, USA. Ayisha won Gold last month in the OCC Marathon race in South Africa. She’s gained national recognition. She is a national asset from an empty beginning. You never can tell what life has in stock for you, but you can tell how you chart your own for life and tell your own story.Watch mini-documentary below:last_img read more