February 10

Barclays Premier League Reviews

first_imgAFC BOURNEMOUTH 3NORWICH CITY 0GOALS:- BOURNEMOUTH: GOSLING 10th; DANIELS PEN 54th; AFOBE 75th.Bournemouth pushed relegation rivals Norwich City nearly the bottom three with an easy victory. Dan Gosling headed in Marc Pugh’s cross before Vadis Odjidja brought down Pugh to allow Charlie Daniels to score from the spot. And record signing Benik Afobe rounded off the win by scoring in only his second game for the Cherries.ASTON VILLA 1LEICESTER CITY 1GOALS:- VILLA: GESTEDE 75th. LEICESTER: OKAZAKI 28th.Leicester City returned to the top of the Barclays Premier League with a draw on Saturday but basement club Aston Villa stole a valuable point. Shinji Okazaki opened the scoring for Leicester. Riyad Mahrez missed a chance to double the lead after Leicester were awarded a controversial penalty for handball. But Villa striker Rudy Gestede.CHELSEA 3 EVERTON 3GOALS:- CHELSEA: COSTA 64th; FABREGAS 66th; TERRY 90th. EVERTON: TERRY OG 50th; MIRALLAS 56th; FUNES MORI 90th.John Terry was both hero and villain as Chelsea stole a valuable point with a controversial 98th-minute equaliser. Everton took the lead when Terry put through his own net before Kevin Mirallas put the visitors 2-0 up. Diego Costa reduced the margin and Cesc Fabregas’s deflected shot made it 2-2. Ramiro Funes Mori restored Everton’s lead in the 90th minute only for Terry to back-heel in from close range – although he appeared a yard offside.MANCHESTER CITY 4 CRYSTAL PALACE 0GOALS:- CITY: DELPH 22nd; AGUERO 41st, 68th; SILVA 84th.Sergio Ag¸ero scored twice as Manchester City closed the gap at the top of the Barclays Premier League. Midfielder Fabian Delph gave City the lead with a long-range drive. Aguero doubled the advantage with an effort that deflected in off the head of Crystal Palace defender Scott Dann. Ag¸ero finished off a wonderful team move and David Silva added a fourth, with Palace winless in five league games.NEWCASTLE UNITED 2 WEST HAM UNITED 1GOALS:- NEWCASTLE: PEREZ 6th; WIJNALDUM 15th. WEST HAM: JELAVIC 49th.Jonjo Shelvey made an impressive debut for Newcastle as he helped his side move out of the relegation zone with a win over West Ham. Shelvey had a hand in both goals as Ayoze Perez curled in a low shot before Georginio Wijnaldum side-footed in from six yards to make it 2-0.A poor back-pass by Chancel Mbemba let NikicaJelavic score for the Hammers.SOUTHAMPTON 3 WEST BROMWICH ALBION 0GOALS:- SOUTHAMPTON: WARD-PROWSE 5th, PEN 35th; TADIC 72nd.Southampton rose to 10th in the Barclays Premier League thanks to a brace from James Ward-Prowse, who scored a brilliant 25-yard curled free-kick and a penalty for his first goals of the season. Serbian forward Dusan Tadic sealed the three points from a tight angle after a clever pass from Matt Targett.TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 4 SUNDERLAND 1GOALS:- SPURS: ERIKSEN 42nd, 67th; DEMBELE 59th; KANE PEN 79th. SUNDERLAND: VAN AANHOLT 40th.Christian Eriksen scored twice as deepened Sunderland’s relegation worries.Patrick van Aanholt gave the Black Cats the lead but Eriksen levelled as Lee Cattermole failed to clear on the goalline.Mousa Dembele fired Spurs ahead before Eriksen’s 25-yard shot deflected in off Sunderland debutant Jan Kirchhoff.Harry Kane then converted a penalty after Kirchhoff fouled Danny Rose.last_img read more

January 20

Things to know

first_img– Joy Foster was the first recipient of the first Sportswoman of the Year award (1961). She remains the youngest winner at 11 years old. – Maurice Foster (1973) and Joy Foster are the only sibling winners of the awards. – Sprinter Una Morris became the first repeat winner of either gender. She won the Sportswoman of the Year awards in 1963 and 1945. – Sarah Newland (1965) and Octavius Moran (1967) are the only Paralympian to win the award. – Orville Haslam (1968) is the only table tennis player to win the Sportsman of the Year award.last_img read more

December 24

Abrahamson Earns Men’s Basketball’s Fifth-Straight MVC Scholar-Athlete Of The Week Honor

first_imgBox Score Drake University junior Kale Abrahamson (West Des Moines, Iowa) has been named the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Week for the second time this season, the league announced. The honor is also the fifth-straight for the Drake University men’s basketball team and Drake student-athletes have now earned the honor 13 times in the 19 weeks it has been awarded.Abrahamson led Drake with 30 points in the win over Abilene Christian, the second-most points by a Bulldog this season behind his 41 points and the third most in the Valley this season. His 30 points came via 9-of-14 shooting and a 5-of-9 night from the arc. He also added a season-high eight rebounds and a career-high four assists in 33 minutes.  The 30-point output was his second game this season with 30 or more points and third with 20 or more points.  His two 30-point games mark the first time a Bulldog has scored 30 or more points in a game twice in a season since 1993-94.  Abrahamson is also averaging 7.5 rebounds per game in the last two games.  Academically, Abrahamson received his psychology degree in three years and currently has a perfect 4.0 GPA in his MBA coursework.Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more