Coach Urban Meyer stands in front of the team before the Buckeyes take the field against Rutgers on Oct. 1. The Buckeyes won 58-0. Credit: Mason Swires | Assistant Photo EditorOhio State was left out of the top tier of four teams reserved for playoff-bound teams, according to an initial College Football Playoff poll released Tuesday at 7 p.m. The move was predictable by the playoff committee that made the selections after a string of rough games for No. 6 ranked OSU.The top spots belong to Alabama, Clemson, Michigan and Washington, in that order. The Buckeyes will be facing Michigan later this season in a matchup that could potentially decide the fate of each team’s chance of reaching the playoffs. OSU redshirt junior quarterback J.T. Barrett said on Monday before the release of the rankings the spot the Buckeyes are in holds no merit to him.“I don’t care about it too much being that there is still a lot of football left to play,” he said.The committee for 2016 is comprised of an array of members, including long-time Wisconsin head coach and current director of athletics Barry Alvarez and former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. While the selections show who the committee feels are the best teams in the nation, the poll will be updated throughout the next few weeks until the end of the regular season. The next playoff rankings will be released next Tuesday at 7 p.m.OSU coach Urban Meyer said he agrees with Barrett on Monday, and would be doing his best to stay away from the polls, even though they set a precedent for the rest of the season. He might be able to stay away, barring any interference from those close to him.“Oh, it’s important. Not for us. It’s important,” Meyer said. “I won’t look at it. I’m sure people will tell me about it, including my person of 27 years of marriage will tell me about it when I get home.”
Former Milan defender Adil Rami doesn’t rate his former boss Filippo Inzaghi highly calling him a catastrophe and would do better as a coach.The World Cup winner worked with SuperPippo during the 2014-15 season, but he wasn’t impressed by the Bologna Coach.The French defender spoke to L’Équipe magazine and was asked if he’d consider moving into coaching when he hangs up his boots.“I have it in the back of my mind,” Rami admitted.Serie A Betting: Match-day 3 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Considering there is a number of perfect starts so early in the Serie A season, as well as a few surprisingly not-so perfect ones….“I’ll start taking my badges this year, I think I could be a very good Coach. Well, maybe not at Marseille, I don’t want to go bald!“I’ve been lucky to have very good Coaches: Rudi [Garcia], Didier Deschamps, Unai Emery, Laurent [Blanc], Clarence Seedorf.“When you look at them you say it won’t be easy to live up to, but thanks to Filippo Inzaghi I tell myself I can do it, because he was a total catastrophe!
West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini wants to end the first round of Premier League fixtures on a high by beating SouthamptonAfter losing their opening four games of the season, West Ham have since climbed up to 12th in the table with four wins in their last five matches.Next up is Southampton, who are the only team the Hammers are yet to face in the league this term.Now Pellegrini hopes to add another three points to West Ham’s tally on Thursday to ensure a positive start to his reign in charge.“We have the last game of the first part of the season, and if you can tell me that after we lost the first four games we could finish with 27 points, that would be a good first round for us,” said Pellegrini on the club website.“We know that we have to play a good game against a team who have won their last two, but we will try to recover the points we lost at home to try to add three more.”Fabian Balbuena, Marko Arnautovic, Lucas Perez and Javier Hernandez are all doubts for West Ham during a hectic period.Liverpool legend Nicol slams Harry Maguire’s Man United form Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Steve Nicol believes Harry Maguire has made some “horrendous mistakes” recently, and has failed to find his best form since joining Manchester United.“We need to play a lot of games during December – seven games and then six more in January,” added Pellegrini.“Unfortunately for us we have eight players who don’t have the option to return soon.“Maybe for Marko Arnautovic, I don’t know about Southampton, but he could be back soon.“We need to see about the two players who went off the pitch on Saturday, Chicharito and Fabian.“Javier had a kick in his back during the last week and he couldn’t work for all of it and he felt the same problem on Saturday, maybe with some strain in his hamstring.“If Fabian cannot play, I think Angelo Ogbonna has demonstrated that he is a very good centre back. He is working hard, so he will have his opportunity and I trust in him a lot.“The injuries are a big problem, but we need to trust the squad and try to make a good rotation for the players.
FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享This upcoming weekend the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge will be celebrating its 76th Anniversary. Leah Eskelin with the Refuge: “The whole time we will have family friendly activities in our multi-purpose room.” Festivities include a wild-game chili cook-off starting at noon, fun family hands-on activities and a guided snowshoe walk at 1 p.m. Story as aired: http://www.radiokenai.us/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Jennifer-on-KNWR-Anniversary.mp3 The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge was first established as the Kenai National Moose Range in 1941 to protect moose. In 1980, the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) changed the name and purpose of the refuge. The Refuge is one of over 500 units in the National Wildlife Refuge System, a 150-million acre network of lands and waters set aside to help conserve the nation’s fish and wildlife heritage. To celebrate the Refuge will be hosting an Open House at the Refuge Visitor Center on Ski Hill Road in Soldotna.
American auto major Ford has begun shipments of its much awaited EcoSport SUV to dealers across the country from its Chennai facility.The company, which is yet to confirm the pricing of EcoSport for the Indian market, aims to grab greater footholds with the launch of the vehicle in the nation’s sluggish auto sector.”We are on the verge of something exciting for Ford India. As you know the next game changer for us, and we believe it is not only a game changer for Ford in India, but we are going to set a new standard in the industry as well,” said Ford India President and Managing Director Joginder Singh.”As you know, our shipments have begun and our dealers are accepting bookings as we speak.so, we see a very clear milestone in the launch of Ecosport.”Ford’s Chennai unit is the third of five manufacturing capacities where EcoSport is being built. While the manufacturing in Brazil and China has already started, the Thailand and Russia production capacities are in line to begin production. An earlier report also suggested that the company is planning to explore the potential markets of 62 countries across the globe for its new EcoSport SUV.India is all set to become the export hub for the vehicle. Ford, which foresees a greater potential for the SUV in the domestic market, has invested $142 million for the production of the vehicle.”India is a great market and is the lead edge indicator as to what people want in the world,” said Ford Motor Company President and CEO Alan Mulally. “We are going to pay more attention to this segment. You will see more products in that segment.”Taking note of the reactions from EcoSport aficionados, the delay in the launch in India has come as a major disappointment.
Two young Houston-area children are in critical condition following an argument between their father and another motorist who fired into their family car and ignited fireworks that caused the car to be engulfed in flames.Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez says a “road rage incident” led to the gunfire Thursday after the father and his wife had purchased fireworks. They were driving with their 1-year-old child and another child believed to be 1 to 3 years old.Gonzalez says the father drove away following the gunfire but the family was forced to flee the car when flames consumed it.Passers-by took the family to a nearby health clinic and the children were airlifted to a Galveston hospital with severe burns.Authorities are searching for the shooter. Share
August 26, 2009 This report continues from 8/24. Here we see the pour of the heat duct tunnel wall in full swing. The construction crew laid a bridge on the scaffolding to facilitate the workers and equipment during the course of the pouring process. Many people came from different departments to help with the pour. [photo & text: Anna Tran] The mixed concrete was placed into wheelbarrows and buckets and shuttled down to the scaffolding to be poured into the formwork. Here we see the entire work in process. [photo & text: Anna Tran] The crew disassembled the wall forms after the concrete cured. The next section of the wall will be under way with erection of the formwork and we will continue to report on this next week. [photo & text: Anna Tran]