Gov. Wolf Thanks Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Staff During Visit

first_img June 24, 2020 SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Gov. Wolf Thanks Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Staff During Visitcenter_img Press Release,  Public Health As the commonwealth continues its measured, phased reopening and COVID-19 case counts continue to decline, Governor Tom Wolf visited Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center today to thank staff and learn more about how the facility is handling the pandemic and preparing for a possible resurgence in the fall.“For almost four months, the staff here has done an amazing job working day and night to care for patients,” Gov. Wolf said, addressing staff in attendance. “Taking care of patients with a new virus that we didn’t know much about was a challenge, and you’ve had to balance their health and wellness with keeping the other patients at that medical center safe. That took a team effort.”The Wolf Administration approached the COVID-19 pandemic with a plan, by being prepared and by issuing both stay-at-home and reopening orders using a measured, phased approach that combined science with input from health experts. The Department of Health opened its Operations Center at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency in January, well before the first cases arrived in Pennsylvania. That preparedness was key to ensuring the state’s hospitals, including the medical center, were not overwhelmed.The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center addressed preparedness by ordering enough PPE in advance of any cases at the facility and by making use of a Special Pathogens Team to directly address the health care issues associated with COVID-19. The team was created to prepare for possible cases of Ebola in 2014 and was able to morph and adapt to address COVID-19 at the Hershey facility and its sister hospital, St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Reading. Team members have years of training and are dedicated to ensuring COVID-19 patients recover and can return home.Gov. Wolf was joined by Deborah Berini, president, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine.“Today, our work continues – not only to ensure we can treat current COVID-19 patients and that we are ready for any potential future surge, but also to make sure that every patient who needs us can safely and confidently receive care,” said Berini. “As we do so, every step forward is made to find new and better ways to serve our patients while following careful consideration of public health guidelines, including from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.”“Thank you to all of the staff at Penn State Health and all of the nurses, doctors, EMTs and first responders who answered the call to help without reservation,” Dr. Rachel Levine said. “Your efforts saved lives under extraordinary circumstances. We are forever grateful for your service.“By wearing a mask, we aren’t just protecting ourselves and others from exposure to COVID-19, we are saying ‘thank you’ to the brave health care professionals working day and night to save our lives.”Read more on Gov. Wolf’s Process to Reopen PA here.Ver esta página en español.last_img read more

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Wärtsilä Wins Scrubber Deal from European Boxship Owner

first_imgFinland-based technology group Wärtsilä received an EUR 170 million (USD 197.5 million) deal to provide hybrid exhaust gas cleaning equipment and retrofit services to a European container shipping company.Wärtsilä Services will deliver 50 MW, 60 MW and 70 MW Wärtsilä hybrid scrubber systems which will be retrofitted to the company’s container vessels. These are solutions which have the flexibility to operate in both open and closed loop.When operating in open loop mode, it uses seawater and in closed loop mode seawater with an additional reagent to remove SOx from the exhaust, helping to reduce emissions in coastal and sea areas. Wärtsilä will also provide engineering and site advisory services for the vessels.The company said that utilising its new scrubber unit design, water cleaning system mode, and the engineering and advisory services would allow more operational efficiency and compliance with the new IMO Marpol regulation’s emission level.“Our exhaust gas cleaning system will not only help our customers’ vessels run on lower emissions but significantly improves the air quality and emission level in coastal and sea areas in general,” Markus Ljungkvist, General Manager of Project Sales at Wärtsilä Services, said.last_img read more

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The Latest: ACC scraps all athletic competition, practices

first_imgThe distribution of tests began last Thursday as part of the league’s actions to support its clubs during the pandemic. ___1:05 p.m.All horse racing in Britain will be suspended starting Wednesday.It was the last remaining major sport to be continuing in the country amid the coronavirus outbreak. The Atlantic Coast Conference has canceled all athletics competition and practices through the rest of the 2019-20 academic year amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.The league announced the move Tuesday. The ACC had previously suspended those activities “until further notice.”The ACC’s statement said the cancellations came after a unanimous decision among league member schools, with Commissioner John Swofford saying league officials are “particularly disappointed for our student-athletes.” ___11:50 a.m. But the British Horseracing Authority says the race meetings in Wetherby and Taunton — being staged without fans on Tuesday — will be last until the end of April.The BHA says the decision was taken “to protect essential emergency services and the health and welfare of staff working in the racing industry.”BHA chief executive Nick Rust says its “first duty is to the health of the public, our customers and to racing industry participants and staff,” while saying it will do its best to support those whose livelihoods depend on what Rust said is a “4 billion pound industry.”___1 p.m. Soccer in Russia has been suspended until April 10.The Russian league was the best attended sports competition still operating in Europe last weekend with more than 33,000 fans at one of its games.The Russian Football Union says its board agreed to immediately suspend all competitions at a meeting Tuesday.That follows a wave of tighter restrictions on public gatherings and events across Russia and a decision by CSKA Moscow to cancel its upcoming game against Zenit St. Petersburg.Fans made ironic references to the virus outbreak at games last week. Fans of Zenit chanted “we’re all going to die” on Saturday and CSKA supporters displayed a banner on Sunday with the club crest and the message: “This virus is inside me. I’m its carrier.” Hertha doctor Uli Schleicher says “the player complained about the usual symptoms and we immediately separated him from the group. A test then produced a positive result for the virus. All players in our squad must now stay at home for the next two weeks.”Hertha general manager Michael Preetz says “it was to be expected that the virus would reach the team sooner or later. The most important thing now is that everyone sticks to the rules.”___10:10 a.m.The Kosovo judo team has been self-isolating as it prepares for the Tokyo Olympics. The Latest: ACC scraps all athletic competition, practices 10 a.m.The Kentucky Derby has been postponed from May to September because of the coronavirus pandemic.Churchill Downs officials said Tuesday the race will move from May 2 to Sept. 5, marking the first time in 75 years it won’t be run on the first Saturday in May.The last time the first leg of the Triple Crown wasn’t held on the first Saturday in May was in 1945, when the federal government issued a ban on horse racing because of World War II. The ban was lifted on May 8, and the Derby was held on June 9. The only other year the Derby wasn’t held in May was in 1901, when it was raced on April 29.The date change still must be approved by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission at its meeting Thursday. ___1:45 p.m.UK Athletics says all clubs and groups should not be training or taking part in competitive races amid the coronavirus outbreak.The guidance follows directives outlined by the British government about limiting social contact.UKA said the suspension also applies to coaching and officiating. The men’s and women’s European gymnastics championships have been canceled.The European Gymnastics Union says it tried to find ways to keep its events going despite the spread of the coronavirus but found it impossible because of government restrictions and travel bans.The events offered Olympic qualifying spots.The women’s championships were due to be held in Paris from April 30-May 3, and the men’s championships in Baku, Azerbaijan, from May 27-31.Also called off are European rhythmic gymnastics championships in Ukraine and the European trampoline championship in Sweden, both in May. March 17, 2020 ___1:40 p.m.The Kontinental Hockey League and the VTB United League in basketball have suspended play.Both leagues say they will stop until at least April 10.The KHL is widely considered to be the strongest hockey league outside the NHL. It had previously said it would pause for a week to draw up a new playoff format. It’s been left with six Russian teams in an eight-team bracket after Finnish team Jokerit and Kazakh team Barys withdrew. UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says the spreading coronavirus “makes football and all life in Europe quite impossible.”UEFA plans to play the tournament next year from June 11 to July 11. The 24-team competition is being hosted in 12 different countries.The postponement clears space to give national leagues and the Champions League and Europa League a chance to finish their seasons by June 30.European soccer is in a shutdown and it is unclear when games can resume.___ Associated Press center_img The following three races in Bahrain, Vietnam and China have all been postponed.In an open letter on the F1 website, Carey wrote: “We apologize to those fans affected by the cancellation in Australia, as well as the postponement of the other races to date. These decisions are being made … in rapidly changing and evolving circumstances, but we believe they are the right and necessary ones. We also want to extend our thoughts to those already affected, including those in the Formula 1 family.”On Monday, tire provider Pirelli said one of its staff tested positive for the virus and was undergoing treatment in Melbourne.___11:45 a.m. The French Open has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. The French Tennis Federation announced Tuesday that the clay-court event will run from Sept. 20 to Oct. 4. It is the first Grand Slam tennis tournament affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Main-draw competition was supposed to start in Paris on May 24.___3:20 p.m.The IOC says there is “no need for any drastic decisions at this stage” about staging the Tokyo Olympics with more than four months until the opening ceremony.After consulting with sports bodies about the effects of the coronavirus outbreak, the IOC says “any speculation at this moment would be counter-productive.” ___1:10 p.m.The Spanish soccer league has offered about 500 coronavirus tests for its clubs.The tests have been distributed prioritizing teams that traveled to risk areas or already have players infected.Valencia defender Ezequiel Garay on Sunday became the first Spanish league player infected with the virus. Olympic champion Majlinda Kelmendi, four other judokas and five staff members have closed themselves in at a training center in Peja, 85 kilometers (50 miles) west of Pristina.Kelmendi is the first athlete from Kosovo to win an Olympic gold medal.Coach Driton Kuka is among the group. None of them has been infected by the virus.Kosovo has had 16 coronavirus cases. All sports and other entertainment or cultural activities have been suspended in the country and schools, cafes, restaurants, gyms and pools have been closed.___ The International Olympic Committee says financial interests will not dictate its decisions “thanks to its risk management policies and insurance.”The IOC says 43% of places at the games have yet to be confirmed.___2:25 p.m.This year’s European Championship has been postponed for one year. 2:15 p.m.The Copa America has been postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak.South American soccer body CONMEBOL says the tournament in Colombia and Argentina will be played between June 11 and July 11.CONMEBOL President Alejandro Domínguez says “it is an extraordinary measure for an unexpected situation, and it answers the fundamental need to avoid an exponential development of the virus.”___ ___10:35 a.m.Hertha Berlin’s players and coaching staff are going into quarantine for 14 days after one of the players tested positive for the coronavirus.The Bundesliga club doesn’t say which player was affected.The team had been due to return to training on Tuesday after three days of individual exercise. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditWhatsappThe Latest on the coronavirus outbreak’s effect on sports around the world (all times local):___noon The UEG says it hopes the events can be rescheduled for the second half of the year.___12:10 p.m.Formula One CEO Chase Carey has apologized to fans for the early part of the series being called of by the coronavirus outbreak.The Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne wasn’t canceled last week until teams and drivers forced it. A McLaren team member had tested positive and some drivers had already flown home, but F1 still waited to cancel until just before practices were scheduled to start. 9:55 a.m.The Diamond League has called off its first three track meets of the season.The Diamond League was scheduled to start in Qatar next month. Two meets in China in May were to follow. The Diamond League says travel restrictions and disrupted preparations caused by the coronavirus outbreak have made it impossible to stage those competitions on time.The season is now tentatively set to begin in Stockholm on May 24.Only one of the three canceled meets has been rescheduled. The event in Shanghai is now set for Aug. 13. The meet in Qatar and the second Chinese meet have been postponed indefinitely but could be restaged after the Diamond League final in September. The 2020 season was supposed to see a shift in how the Diamond League is run with an extended 15-meet season and fewer events at each.China has already resumed a partial track and field schedule after the virus outbreak subsided. It was supposed to host the world indoor championships this month in Nanjing but that event was moved to 2021.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6last_img read more

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Update on the latest sports

first_imgFines from Magic-Bucks scuffleLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Magic forward James Ennis and Bucks forward Marvin Williams have been fined $15,000 each for a fight that led to their ejections from Game 3 of their teams’ first-round playoff series Saturday. Ennis and Williams had been competing for rebounding position midway through the second quarter of the Bucks’ 121-107 victory. They exchanged shoves as they headed back up the floor. MLB-SCHEDULETigers shed Indians hexUNDATED (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have won a three-game series in Cleveland after absorbing 20 consecutive losses to the Indians. Pence was hitting just .096 with two home runs and six RBIs in 17 games. He was a fiery, emotional leader for the Giants from 2012-2018, helping anchor teams that won the World Series in 2012 and 2014. In other baseball news:— The Angels will face the Indians in the 2021 Little League Classic at Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The game is scheduled for Aug. 22 at Bowman Field in front of a crowd predominantly made up of players, coaches and parents in Williamsport for the Little League World Series. NHL-CAPITALS-REIRDEN FIREDCapitals fire coach Todd Reirden after 2 postseason letdowns NFL asks lab to check reliability of its COVID-19 testsUNDATED (AP) — The NFL has asked a New Jersey lab to investigate a new batch of COVID-19 test results amid reports from several teams of false positives. The league didn’t identify which teams got positive results, or how many there were. Among teams reporting false positives, the Minnesota Vikings said they had 12, the New York Jets 10 and the Chicago Bears nine. Other teams that were affected are the Buffalo Bills, Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles and Cleveland Browns. In other NFL news:— The Ravens have terminated the contract of seven-time Pro Bowl safety Earl Thomas. According to a statement released today by the team, Thomas was released “for personal conduct that adversely affected the Baltimore Ravens.” The action stems from Thomas’ fray with defensive back Chuck Clark at Friday’s practice after Thomas admittedly blew a coverage assignment. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNBA PLAYOFFSCelts sweep SixersLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Celtics will carry a perfect record into the second round of the NBA Playoffs. Tarik Skubal and Daniel Norris combined to pitch six innings of one-run ball in the Tigers’ 7-4 victory over the Indians. Miguel Cabrera drove in two and Detroit belted three home runs in the rubber match of the series.Jorge Bonifacio hit a two-run homer and Niko Goodrum and Grayson Greiner had solo shots for the Tigers.Elsewhere around the majors:— Nelson Cruz blasted his 10th homer and Marwin Gonzalez had two RBIs before closer Taylor Rogers dodged trouble in the ninth inning of the Twins’ 5-4 win against the Royals. Cruz hit a solo shot an estimated 453-feet to center field in the ninth inning for a two-run lead, helping Minnesota win its eighth series in nine tries this season.— Josh Fleming won his big league debut by pitching five innings of two-run ball in the Rays’ 5-4 decision over the Blue Jays. Austin Meadows drove in two runs and Brandon Lowe (low) provided an RBI single that put Tampa Bay ahead to stay. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Takuma Sato snatched a second Indianapolis 500 victory as the Japanese racer held off Scott Dixon and ultimately won under caution.IndyCar officials declined to throw a red flag after a violent crash by Spencer Pigot (pee-ZHOH’) with just a handful of laps remaining. Pigot needed medical attention on the track, the crash scene was a debris field and there was no way the race could resume without a stoppage. Dixon dominated the race and asked on his radio if IndyCar was going to give the drivers a final shootout to the checkered flag, NASCAR style. But the five-time Indy-Car champion had to settle for second after Sato led him across the finish line under yellow. Sato’s teammate, Graham Rahal (RAY’-hahl), was third.NFL-NEWS Associated Press — Kyle Lewis and Austin Nola belted early solo home runs and Sam Haggerty’s two-run blow gave the Mariners a 4-0 lead in the fifth inning of a 4-1 win over the Rangers. Justin Dunn allowed just one hit over six scoreless frames before three relievers finished the combined three-hitter.— Rio Ruiz drove in four runs and the Orioles gained a four-game split by downing the Red Sox for the second straight day, 5-4. Winning pitcher Thomas Eshelman entered the game with two out in the first inning and walked his first batter before retiring his last 13.— Cubs ace Yu Darvish struck out 10 over seven innings of his career-high fifth consecutive victory, a 2-1 triumph over the White Sox. Kyle Schwarber belted a two-run homer in the sixth inning to help the Cubs end the White Sox’s seven-game winning streak.— Yadier (YAH’-dee-ehr) Molina had four hits and top prospect Dylan Carlson hit his first career homer as the Cardinals dumped the Reds, 6-2. Harrison Bader added a two-run shot for St. Louis, which won three of four in the series.— Trea Turner was 3-for-3 with three RBIs and two runs scored in the Nationals’ lopsided victory over the Marlins, 9-3. Winning pitcher Anibal (AH’-nih-bahl) Sánchez allowed one run and five hits over a season-high seven innings. 304th-ranked Popov wins Women’s British OpenTROON, Scotland (AP) — Sophia Popov became the first female golfer from Germany to capture a major title when she won the Women’s British Open by two strokes at Royal Troon. Popov went into the final round with a three-shot lead. She bounced back from a first-hole bogey by making five birdies in her 3-under 68. Jasmine Suwannapura was the runner-up after shooting 67.Popov is ranked No. 304 and dropped off the LPGA Tour last year. She hadn’t previously won on the LPGA Tour, the second-tier Symetra Tour or on the Ladies European Tour.center_img — Gregory Polanco’s two-run blast in the eighth inning pushed the Pirates past the Brewers, 5-4. Bryan Reynolds, Jarrod Dyson and Adam Frazier furnished RBI singles in the Pirates’ third straight win since a nine-game losing streak.MLB-NEWSPence DFAd by GiantsUNDATED (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have cut ties with outfielder Hunter Pence, ending a second stint with the fan favorite that didn’t go nearly as well as his first.The 37-year-old was designated for assignment to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for utility man Daniel Robertson, who was acquired earlier in the day from the Rays for cash or a player to be named later. Update on the latest sports Also in NBA first-round action, Luka Doncic (DAHN’-chihch) drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Mavericks a 135-133 triumph over the Clippers, evening the series at two games apiece. Doncic was sensational despite playing on a badly sprained ankle, delivering 43 points, 17 rebounds and 13 assists.Trey Burke finished with 25 points and Tim Hardaway Jr. added 21 in a game that featured eight lead changes in OT.The Mavericks were without forward/center Kristaps Porzingis (KRIHS’-tahps pohr-ZIHN’-gihs) because of right knee soreness.Lou Williams pumped in 36 points and Kawhi (kah-WY’) Leonard had 32 for the Clippers, who trailed by eight heading into the fourth quarter.NBA-NEWS WASHINGTON (AP) — Todd Reirden is out after just two seasons as head coach of the Washington Capitals.The Capitals won two division titles in each season under Reirden but failed to capture a playoff series. He replaced Barry Trotz, who led the team to the 2018 Stanley Cup before heading to the Islanders in a contract dispute.The Islanders completed a five-game series win against the Capitals on Thursday.INDYCAR-INDIANAPOLIS 500Sato claims second Indianapolis 500 crown The Celtics have completed a four-game sweep by taking advantage of an injury and defeating the 76ers, 100-106.The game changed when Tobias Harris crashed to the floor at the 2:40 mark of the third quarter. Without Harris, Boston went on a 12-0 run and eventually led 96-79 in the opening minutes of the fourth.Kemba Walker poured in 32 points in his first NBA series-clinching win.Jayson Tatum finished with 28 points and a playoff career-high 15 rebounds.Harris had 20 points despite his lengthy absence in the second half. Joel Embiid (joh-EHL’ ehm-BEED’) finished with 30 points and 10 boards for Philadelphia. — Washington has released wideout Cody Latimer amid his legal issues before he practiced a single snap with the team. He was arrested in May and charged with a felony count of illegal discharge of a firearm. He also faces charges of second-degree assault, menacing, prohibited use of a weapon and reckless endangerment. — The Cardinals have signed veteran cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick to boost their secondary after a season-ending injury to Robert Alford. Kirkpatrick spent his first eight NFL seasons with the Bengals and has 10 career interceptions in 99 games, including 67 starts.— The banged-up Jets received a boost on the practice field with the returns of linebacker Avery Williamson and tight ends Ryan Griffin and Daniel Brown to team drills. Williamson and Griffin opened training camp on the active/physically unable to perform list. Brown was on the non-football injury list with an ankle injury.— Patriots wide receiver N’Keal Harry was back on the field for Sunday’s practice in shells and shorts, but second-year quarterback Jarrett Stidham was held back during combined team drills after also being limited Friday.WOMEN’S BRITISH OPEN August 23, 2020last_img read more

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Fall knocks Malachi Richardson out of Syracuse’s win against Texas Southern

first_img Related Stories Fast reaction: 3 takeaways from Syracuse’s 80-67 win against Texas SouthernSyracuse finishes nonconference play with 80-67 win over Texas SouthernGrade Syracuse’s performance against Texas Southern and vote for the player of the gameSyracuse community reacts to win over Texas Southern Malachi Richardson got tied up with Texas Southern’s Jose Rodriguez while attempting a layup with just under nine minutes left. Both came down and hit the floor hard, but Richardson stayed down on the court after appearing to have landed awkwardly on his side.Richardson stayed down on the court for less than a minute, got up and attempted a free throw. The freshman guard subbed out with 6:53 left in the second half and didn’t return to Syracuse’s (10-3) 80-67 win over Texas Southern (1-10) on Sunday afternoon in the Carrier Dome. His status going forward is unknown.“He was still seeing the trainer,” interim head coach Mike Hopkins said. “He was in with the trainer. Took a hard fall, (he’s a) tough kid.”Richardson finished with 10 points on 4-of-10 shooting in 25 minutes. In his place, freshman guard Frank Howard subbed in for the final seven minutes and played a career-high 19 minutes. Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Facebook Twitter Google+center_img Published on December 27, 2015 at 6:11 pm Contact Paul: pmschwed@syr.edu | @pschwedslast_img read more

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NPFL: Red Hot Lokosa Hits Goal Number 14 for Kano Pillars

first_imgJunior Lokosa yesterday fired his 14th goal of the season as Kano Pillars trounced FC Ifeanyiubah 4-0 in continuation of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).However, Lobi Stars maintained top spot after they drew 1-1 at Abia Warriors.Lobi Stars now have 27 points from 15 matches.Pillars shot to second spot after they dispatched visiting FC Ifeanyiubah with the league leading scorer Lokosa netting a brace. Lokosa first scored from the penalty spot after 66 minutes, before he completed his brace four minutes later. The other scorers for Pillars were Ali Mallam and Nwagua.In Enugu, Rangers crushed Yobe Desert Stars 3-0 at the Cathedral while Rivers United were 2-0 winners at home to Heartland.Nasarawa United stopped Katsina United 2-1 in Lafia, while Sunshine Stars were held to a 2-2 draw by bottom team Kwara United.MATCH DAY 15Sunshine 2-2 Kwara UtdNasarawa 2-1 Katsina UtdK’Pillars 4-0 IfeanyiubahRangers 3-0 Yobe StarsRivers Utd 2-0 HeartlandAbia Warriors 1-1 LobiShare this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

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Could that have been Clayton Kershaw’s last start as a Dodger?

first_imgIf the Dodgers wind up with a wild card and fail to advance past Tuesday, Saturday’s game at AT&T Park could have been Kershaw’s last in a Dodgers uniform. He has an opt-out clause in his contract which he could exercise following the season, opening up the possibility of free agency landing him with another team.Kershaw said Saturday that he has not made that decision yet and wasn’t thinking about the possibility of making his Dodgers finale.“Today, no,” he said. “There’s obviously just so much at stake, and really this whole month there’s been so much at stake, that I’ve been preoccupied. I haven’t really thought about it. I think I have a good chance to get another start here real soon. That’s really all I can think about right now.”Kershaw has given no indications of what he plans to do. By opting out, he would give up two years and $65 million in salary and head to the open market with a Hall of Fame resume but questions about his more recent history — a three-year downward trend in his velocity and recurring back injuries.Related Articles Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error How Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling topped the baseball podcast empire SAN FRANCISCO — Clayton Kershaw stood in the celebratory locker room as teammates poured champagne over his head, soaking in the moment.“No goggles. You’ve got to let it burn,” Kershaw said, his eyes closed tight nonetheless. “You never know when it’s going to be your last one.”There was more meaning to that than Kershaw might have intended.With their win Saturday, the Dodgers ensured they will be playing in the postseason for a sixth consecutive season. But their means of entry remains to be determined. Fire danger is on Dave Roberts’ mind as Dodgers head to San Francisco “I haven’t. I have no idea,” Kershaw said. “Honestly, I have no idea.“I mean — I can’t really give an answer because I don’t know what’s ahead. I know we’ve got the playoffs ahead. It’s been a good distraction. If we weren’t making the playoffs, I probably would have put a lot more thought into where we’re going and what I’m doing personally. But right now, I can’t do it. There’s not enough room up there (in his mind) for both.”Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said the idea of Kershaw pitching his last game for the Dodgers briefly crept into his mind — but only briefly.“It might have crossed my mind once,” Roberts said. “But I eliminated that thought quickly. We’ll see what happens.”center_img Dodgers’ Max Muncy trying to work his way out of slow start Dodgers hit seven home runs, sweep Colorado Rockies He has come to no conclusion, he said. Cody Bellinger homer gives Dodgers their first walkoff win of season last_img read more

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Vipers SC sack coach Golola

first_imgShare on: WhatsApp Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vipers Sports Club have just announced that head coach Edward Golola and his entire technical team have been relieved of their duties with immediate effect.According to a statement released Thursday afternoon, a caretaker technical team will be appointed until the end of the current season, while the club conducts “a thorough recruitment process for a new, full-time coach.”“The club would like to thank Golola and his team for their work during their time at Vipers SC and to wish them success in the future,” said Vipers SC.The decision comes a day after little known Kajjansi United knocked Vipers out of the Stanbic Uganda Cup, and a few days after SC Villa stunned table leaders 1-0 in the league.last_img read more

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FLORIDA SHIPPER TUTTIPAESI FLIES LATE TO WIN GRADE II, $200,000 SANTA ANA STAKES BY A NECK AS VETERAN JOCK DECARLO SCORES WITH FIRST-EVER SANTA ANITA MOUNT; MOTT TRAINEE GETS 1 1/8 MILES ON TURF IN 1:48.82

first_imgARCADIA, Calif. (March 26, 2016)–With Glory and Mike Smith seemingly headed for victory, Florida invader Tuttipaesi split horses and shot through a gap two paths off the rail to grab Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Santa Ana Stakes by a neck as veteran jockey Chris DeCarlo scored in his first-ever appearance at The Great Race Place. Trained by Bill Mott, Irish-bred Tuttipaesi covered 1 1/8 miles on turf in 1:48.82.Breaking from the outside in a field of five older fillies and mares, 6-year-old Tuttipaesi settled nicely off the pace and was full of run around the far turn.“She’s tactical,” said DeCarlo, 47. “Going down the backside, Alex (Solis, on Fresh Feline) kind of came out and I didn’t want to lose my cover and have to be three-wide all the way around. I was able to tuck in behind Mike (Smith, aboard Glory) the whole way, his horse was running well.“At the top of the lane it was tight. I didn’t have anywhere to go but there was a little separation at the eighth pole and once she got her head in there, she was able to muscle her way through. She’s a tough filly, she’s a fighter. She’s the kind you want. She won’t back away from a challenge.”Owned by Kentucky-based Valor Ladies, LLC (a sister company to Team Valor, Int.), Tuttipaesi, who is based with Mott at Payson Park Training Center in South Florida, was the second choice at 5-2 and paid $7.40, $3.60 and $2.80. Third in a Grade III Stakes at Gulfstream Park Jan. 9, Tuttipaesi collected her first graded stakes win and improved her overall mark to 17-7-2-3. With the winner’s share of $120,000, she increased her earnings to $495,929.“I didn’t have to tell Chris anything,” said Riley Mott, son of and assistant to trainer Bill Mott. “He did a good job. She was in tight turning for home but was pretty valiant. I wasn’t sure (she’d win) until 100 yards from the line, when she got out. I know she’s game. She showed it in her previous races. This is a pretty special win.”Glory, who overtook favored Her Emmynency turning for home, stalked the favorite through fractions of 24.50, 48.51, 1:12.14 and 1:36.33.“I had to move a bit earlier than I wanted to,” said Smith. “Going into the far turn, Fresh Feline came up on our outside and when that happened, I had to go with them and it turned into too long of a run. In saying that, she ran too good to lose.”Off at 7-2, Glory, who finished three quarters of a length in front of Fresh Feline, paid $3.60 and $3.00.Fresh Feline proved third-best at 18-1 and paid $4.00 to show.Her Emmynency, who broke from the rail with Joe Talamo up, was very erratic out of the gate but settled into a steady stride on the lead and caved readily when challenged three sixteenths out, finishing last.First post time for a 10-race program on Easter Sunday at Santa Anita is at 12:30 p.m. Admission gates open at 10:30 a.m.last_img read more

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