Mansfield Town ended their pre-season campaign with an impressive 4-2 win against Glasgow Rangers U23s. Mansfield Town ended their pre-season campaign with an impressive 4-2 win against Glasgow Rangers U23’s. Andy Cook gave Stags the lead on 39 minutes before Jordan Houston levelled for the Gers three minutes later.Jacob Mellis fired home with a beautifully placed free-kick three minutes after the break, before Greg Stewart drew the Scots level with a deflected strike on 54 minutes.But the home side scored two late goals inside three minutes through subs Danny Rose and Otis Khan to wrap up the victory.It was a match in which Stags had to be patient and win the physical battle with Rangers enjoying the better of the opening exchanges with spells of controlled possessionBut Mansfield’s superior and fresher options from the bench, with Stags having five more available subs than their opposition, helped transform the game with Mansfield bossing the final 20 minutes. Kellan … [Read more...] about REPORT: Mansfield Town 4-2 Glasgow Rangers U23s
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Spanish star center Pau Gasol, a two-time NBA champion, has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, ESPN reported Wednesday. The 39-year-old 7-footer (2.13m) who helped the Los Angeles Lakers to the 2009 and 2010 NBA titles joins his sixth league club for a 19th career NBA campaign. The deal was reportedly worth $2.6 million. Gasol played only 30 games last season for San Antonio and Milwaukee due to several injuries. He has career averages of 17.0 points, 9.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.6 blocked shots over 1,226 NBA games. He joins a Portland squad trying to compete in a toughened Western Conference against expected powerhouse Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers clubs as well as revamped rosters in Houston, Utah and Denver. Gasol has collected two Olympic silver medals and a bronze medal as well as a Basketball World Cup crown and three Eurobasket titles with the Spanish national team. … [Read more...] about Spanish star Gasol agrees to NBA Trail Blazers deal: report
Nate Davis USA TODAY Published 7:29 AM EDT Jul 22, 2019 Take it from me, few things are more fun (if thankless) than the prediction business. So, with training camp doors swinging open, it's time to reveal my now-annual NFL record projections. The methodology? Using the latest pre-camp info, I predict all 256 regular-season games on the 2019 schedule, letting the chips fall where they may. From there, I add bonus prognostications for all 11 postseason contests. The results? Well, I've correctly forecast a Super Bowl eight months ahead of schedule (Seahawks over Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII) ... and also had some spectacular misses, including way-off-base outlooks for Seattle and Indianapolis just a year ago (both teams reached the postseason, of course, avoiding last-place finishes I envisioned). But 2018 produced extra fun when Seahawks LBs Bobby Wagner and K.J. Wright kindly (and correctly) dismissed my predictive powers. Wagner even followed up to rib me after … [Read more...] about 2019 NFL record predictions: Will Patriots return to Super Bowl?
A tug pushing two barges collided with an oil tanker in the Houston Ship Channel, causing one barge to capsize and the other is damaged, the U.S. Coast Guard said in a statement. The barges were transporting gasoline blend stock Reformate, which is leaking into the water, officials said. There are no reported injuries at this time. An estimated 25,000 tons of gasoline stock were on each barge and an unknown amount had been released, the Coast Guard said. A helicopter aircrew and a boat crew were both deployed to assess the situation. A Port Houston Fire Department fireboat plus oil spill response, air monitoring and salvage personnel are responding, the Coast Guard said.The city of Seabrook acknowledged a strong smell coming from the collision, but said it is "not getting any reports that the air quality is impacted. Residents do not need to take any action at this time," CBS Houston affiliate KHOU-TV reports. The Coast Guard said air monitoring is being … [Read more...] about Barges and oil tanker collide in Houston Ship Channel
Strong storms that moved into southeast Texas Thursday night resulted in numerous dramatic rescues in Houston as vehicles got stuck in floodwaters from drenching rain. Many roads were closed. There were no initial reports of injuries. CBS Houston affiliate KHOU-TV and the city's police and fire departments tweeted a large number of photos and video from rescue scenes.KHOU said a widespread area was pelted with hail. More than 100,000 homes and businesses were without power at one point before the system moved out. The extreme weather forced the postponement of numerous graduation ceremonies.Mother Nature kept first responders extremely busy: … [Read more...] about Dramatic rescues as heavy rain swamps Houston area roadways