Greensburg Fire Department fights garage fire

first_imgGREENSBURG, Ind. — The Greensburg Fire Department battled a large garage fire Saturday afternoon.According to officials, crews responded to the Mill Ridge Estates around 1:00 PM.When firefighters arrived on scene, flames were visible.Officials say the homeowner was the only person home and was safe.Crews were able to keep the fire contained to the garage; however, the garage and its contents were a total loss.It is believed the homeowner’s lawn mower started the fire after he finished mowing the lawn.No injuries were reported.last_img

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‘There’s a God of football,’ says Gattuso after Napoli’s Italian Cup win

first_img Loading… Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo missed a chance to break the deadlock after five minutes, having also missed a penalty in a goalless semi-final, second leg match against AC Milan last weekend. “It’s unusual two 0-0 draws for us but that just shows the lack of sharpness after such a long break,” said Sarri. “Ronaldo’s in the same shape as the others, like Paulo Dybala and Douglas Costa, he is lacking the sharpness to do what works best for him.” Napoli had the best chances of the first half with Lorenzo Insigne’s curling effort denied and Buffon clearing Diego Demme from close range. Juventus Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo has never won the Italian Cup trophy. The 61-year-old former Napoli coach had also been chasing his first coaching trophy in Italy, and second in his career after leading Chelsea to the Europa League last season. “There is disappointment for the lads, for the club, for the fans,” said Sarri. “At this moment we lack brilliance to make the game dangerous, and without that brilliance, it becomes more difficult.” – Ronaldo lacking sharpness – The final was played behind closed doors, in the silence of Rome’s Stadio Olimpico which should have hosted Italy versus Switzerland in Euro 2020 on June 17. Gennaro Gattuso hailed the ‘God of football’ after he lifted his first coaching trophy as Napoli beat Juventus 4-2 on penalties to win the Italian Cup for the sixth time on Wednesday. The final had ended 0-0 in an empty Stadio Olimpico in Rome. Paulo Dybala and Danilo both missed their spot-kicks for record 13-times Italian Cup champions Juventus with Arkadiusz Milik slotting in the winner for Napoli past veteran keeper Gianluigi Buffon. It is the first trophy for the southerners since 2014, and also a maiden coaching trophy for Gattuso, who took over from Carlo Ancelotti in December. For former Italy World Cup winner Gattuso his first coaching success comes after the death of his 37-year-old sister Francesca from a rare illness. “In life you cannot accept some things, but football has given me a lot and a great passion,” said the 42-year-old former AC Milan great. “I feel I have a great responsibility. I know I cannot give up and I have never done in my career. “I saw a team tonight that wanted to win, we deserved it. “There’s a God of football, who makes you reap all that you’ve sown. “I am proud of what my lads have done. Now we must continue with this spirit also in the championship, to recover the disadvantage.” Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso (L) and club president Aurelio De Laurentiis (3rdL holding trophy) celebrate with players after winning the Italian Cup. Napoli have been reborn under Gattuso and are now sixth in the league table as they target the Champions League places when Serie A returns this weekend after a three-month absence due to the coronavirus. But the defeat was a worrying sign for Maurizio Sarri’s Juventus, who also lost the Italian SuperCup final last December to Lazio. Read Also: Ronaldo fails to lift Juve as Napoli claim Coppa Italia Buffon pulled off a last-minute save on Nikola Maksimovic to send the game into penalties with extra-time scrapped to minimise injuries after the coronavirus shutdown. Sarri said he hoped the players would now “put the anger and hunger from this disappointment” into their Serie A challenge with the eight-time reigning champions just one point ahead of second-placed Lazio in the table. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

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Ribery dreams a trophy with Viola

first_img Loading… Promoted Content7 Worst Things To Do To Your Phone5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?Couples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayAir Pollution Is Rapidly Decreasing Thanks To COVID-19Who Earns More Than Ronaldo?9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoA Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This Day2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Value8 Fascinating Facts About Coffee Fiorentina forward, Franck Ribery, has said he was determined to give Viola fans a trophy but injury played the part of the game for him this season. Former France international Ribery arrived in Florence last summer but was ruled out for months by an ankle injury. The 37-year-old has ambitions for his new side and reveals he is not thinking about retiring just yet. “I train and have fun like at the start. I’m not tired of what I do. For me, football, as well as a job, is fun and a passion,” he told La Gazzetta dello Sport. “It would be nice to give the Viola fans a trophy. I want to thank them for the great affection they have shown me. I hope they can soon return to the stadium.” The French winger has no intention of retiring and has not made any plans to continue in football after his playing days are over.Advertisementcenter_img “As long as I have the desire and the right motivation, and of course my body is able to, I would like to continue. I will think about my future when the time comes.” Fiorentina sit 12th after a disappointing first season under Rocco Commisso and Ribery admits that he expected more from the Viola this term. “I think we could have done a little more already this season,” the former Bayern Munich forward said. “At the moment we are not at the level of the big teams. read also:Ribery reconsidering Fiorentina future after burglary “But with two or three great players and the growth of our youngsters, I think we could do well very soon. “Commisso and his family are very good people. Rocco has great charisma and a driving enthusiasm. He’s a very important reference for us.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

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Irvine: Berahino is on right track

first_imgWest Brom head coach Alan Irvine has told Saido Berahino to carry on scoring – despite his latest controversy. Press Association “I have said all along – and I don’t know how many interviews we have sat here talking about it – for any young player it’s important they make the right decisions and choices. Saido has been doing that,” he said. “I can’t judge this instance at this time but I will repeat what I have said many times before and that is, if he continues to make the right decisions he will have a really fantastic future.” The 21-year-old was also called up to the England squad for the first time this month, although did not play against Slovenia or Scotland, though Irvine insisted his arrest was not an issue. “I don’t think there’s any link there,” he added. “Roy (Hodgson) picked Saido, which was great. Saido went along for the experience but in the end, for whatever reason, Roy chose not to play him.” And Irvine insisted this week’s news had not disrupted their preparations for the Gunners. He said: “No it hasn’t been. He didn’t train on Tuesday but trained on Thursday and trained very well. It’s not made any difference, everyone has got on with it which I would expect them to do.” But Berahino is available to face Arsenal at The Hawthorns on Saturday and Irvine wants the eight-goal hitman to continue scoring. He said: “It’s the best way for any footballer to be in any game. “If Saido plays as he has done for most of this season we will all be delighted. “I’ve had a football chat with him and as far as I am concerned his head is in the right place and he’s certainly trained very well. He scored a whole load of goals.” Berahino was stopped for travelling at “high speed” on the M6 motorway on October 22 and, when officers spoke to him, he was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving. He was bailed and is due to return to a Cheshire police station next month, although a date is yet to be fixed. Last season, he was involved in a dressing room bust-up with team-mate James Morrison and was also caught on video inhaling legal high nitrous oxide. But Irvine insisted he has no fears about Berahino’s behaviour. The striker was arrested last month for alleged drink driving with the club only discovering the news on Monday. Irvine found out when a club official contacted him while he was at Aston Villa’s 1-1 draw with Southampton, hours before the news broke. last_img read more

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Update on the latest sports

first_imgUpdate on the latest sports Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditVIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTSWomen’s golf starting up in South Korea without fansUNDATED (AP) — The South Korean women’s golf tour is starting up again. The KLPGA Championship opens on Thursday, without fans on the course. Organizers say social distancing will be practiced by players and tournament officials. Players will also have hand sanitizers available. — Beach volleyball teams will have an extra year to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. The system will otherwise remain the same. Most teams qualify by earning points on the international tour. The deadline for Tokyo had been this June but now it will be June 13, 2021. Additional spots in the Olympic tournament will be decided at continental tournaments that will be held until June 27 of next year. The FIVB world tour is currently on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic.NFL-RAMS-NEW UNIFORMSRams unveil new uniforms with classic colors, modern twistsLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams unveiled new uniforms Wednesday, putting a modern aesthetic on their classic horned helmets and traditional color scheme ahead of their move into SoFi Stadium this year.Two of the Rams’ three new uniform looks are broadly similar to their primary royal-blue-and-yellow uniform from 1973-99. But there are several surprising touches added to an overall look that’s still wildly popular with California fans who stayed loyal to the franchise during its 21-year sojourn in St. Louis. UNDATED (AP) — The Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association enters its second season with plans to regionalize its structure by basing players in five hub cities, while also continuing its Dream Gap Tour series of barnstorming stops across North America.Groups of 25 players will practice in rinks in New Hampshire, Minnesota, Toronto, Montreal and Calgary, Alberta, where they will have access to dedicated dressing rooms, strength and conditioning facilities as well as support staff and coaches, the association announced Wednesday.The decision to establish hub cities came out of feedback the PWHPA received from its members following its first season. The regionalized structure allows the association to concentrate its resources on five sites, where players can hold full practices and schedule exhibition games to increase their playing time aside from a still-to-be-determined schedule of six to eight tour stops. Last year, the association had groups gathered in eight sites, some of which lacked enough players to hold a full practice.The PWHPA was established a year ago following the collapse of the six-team Canadian Women’s Hockey League. Its membership is made up of about 200 players — including members of the U.S. and Canadian national teams — who pledged not to compete in the U.S.-based National Women’s Hockey League.,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 The tournament at the Lakewood Country Club located east of the capital Seoul was originally schedule for April 30 through May 3.Women’s golf joins South Korea’s professional baseball and soccer leagues, which have already restarted in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.In other news related to the coronavirus pandemic:— Golf courses in England are reopening as part of some modest socially distanced easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Starting Wednesday, people in England can exercise more than once a day and with one person from outside their household, provided the rule to remain more than six feet apart is adhered to. In addition, outdoor tennis and basketball courts can be used, and people will also be able to swim in lakes and the sea. Stores selling gardening supplies can also reopen, while potential house buyers can visit properties in person. And people who can’t work from home, such as those in construction and manufacturing, are being encouraged to return if they can do so safely.— The Italian soccer league is hoping to resume competition on June 13. The date was agreed to during a video conference with all 20 Serie A clubs. It is subject to approval by the Italian government. Full team training will restart on May 18 after a revised medical protocol was approved. The clubs have already resumed training on an individual basis. There are 12 rounds remaining in Serie A along with four matches that were postponed from the 25th round. The Italian Cup is in the semifinal stage. — The Portuguese soccer league says it will delay its restart until June 4. The league was expected to resume at the end of May but will wait another week so there is time to “rigorously inspect stadiums and conduct medical tests on all professionals involved” in the matches. The league says it hopes to serve as an example of “good practices” for the rest of the Portuguese society during the coronavirus pandemic.— Players from a soccer club in southeastern Spain (Elche) did not return to practice on Wednesday as a protest against reduced salaries. The players for the second-division club were supposed to practice at the team’s stadium but decided to keep training at home to show their discontentment with the team’s decision not to lift the furloughs that had been put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic. Players had their salaries — and working hours — reduced by 70%. They want to resume earning full salaries now that they are back to training and the league is expected to restart.— The players at French rugby club Toulouse have offered to take a pay cut amid the coronavirus pandemic. The players at the 20-time French champions say they told club president Bernard Lemaitre they are willing to accept “a significant decrease” in earnings. They did not give any figures regarding the amount of the proposed decrease.— Ferrari says it has developed a ventilator for hospitals dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. The Formula One team says it created a device that is easy to use and assemble in conjunction with the Italian Institute of Technology. Ferrari says it was designed in only five weeks and can be produced using easily available materials at a lower cost than normal ventilators. The ventilator has been designed to meet the typical demands of medium intensive care and the technical specifications are available as an open source project.— The Japan Sumo Association says a 28-year-old sumo wrestler has died from the coronavirus. The association identified the wrestler as Shoubushi and said he died of multiple-organ failure. He is reported to have been the first sumo wrestler to die from the virus, and among the youngest to die in Japan. The sumo association said the wrestler developed a fever on April 4 but could not get a test or find a hospital until his symptoms worsened. He was accepted four days later and was moved to an intensive care unit on April 19. The Rams have added distinct creases to the horn on their famous blue helmets, which now have a metallic sheen. The horns circling the shoulders of their royal-blue jerseys also have the crease, echoing the style of the new team logos unveiled earlier in the spring.The Rams took an even bigger risk with their white uniform, choosing an off-white color dubbed Bone that’s sure to be hotly debated.The franchise has planned a new look since its return to Los Angeles in 2016. The changes were timed to coincide with the planned opening of owner Stan Kroenke’s (KRAHN’-keez) multibillion-dollar arena in Inglewood this fall.WOMEN’S HOCKEY-FUTUREPro women’s hockey association unveils 5-city regional plan Associated Press May 13, 2020last_img read more

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The Latest: Athletics’first full-squad workout pushed back

first_imgThe team said Sunday that the two unidentified players are asymptomatic, and contact tracing for both was conducted. They are being monitored by team medical staff and will receive follow-up testing in the coming days.They will be allowed to return to baseball activities after they test negative twice and pass other appropriate COVID-19 protocols.The White Sox say both players requested privacy, meaning the team isn’t able to comment further.___The UK government says selected sports stars are to be exempt from quarantine requirements when competing in England. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Oakland Athletics’ first full-squad workout was pushed back from Sunday following the July 4 holiday given the club hadn’t received results from position player intake testing done Friday, according to general manager David Forst. Associated Press “We all know that being flexible and adjusting to the unknowns is going to be part of everything we do this season,” Forst said. Manager Bob Melvin is eager to get everybody on the field together at the Coliseum while understanding he must be flexible during this fluid time. ‘“It feels like we’re five days behind with position players,” said Melvin, who has slated the first live batting practice during a longer workout Tuesday.___Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez says two players out of 60 tested turned up positive for the novel coronavirus. ___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports However, those involved will instead live and work in “bubbled” environments behind closed doors, UK culture secretary Oliver Dowden announced on Sunday.The new measures will allow Formula One, international soccer, golf and snooker events to take place. Competitors involved in these events will be granted quarantine exemptions.International cricketers are also now formally exempt, although individual special arrangements have already been made for the touring West Indies and Pakistan teams this summer.Other people essential to the staging of events such as officials, coaches, medics, mechanics and incoming members of the media will also be permitted to travel without quarantine.In return, sporting authorities and event organizers must put in place stringent protocols to ensure that they have a minimal impact on public health during the coronavirus pandemic. The Latest: Athletics’first full-squad workout pushed back Martinez says the two players took their tests Wednesday before reporting to Nationals Park and that some are still awaiting their results. Reliever Sean Doolittle minutes earlier lamented not having his COVID-19 test results back from Friday and implored baseball to “clean this up.”Doolittle, who was part of Washington’s World Series-winning team last season, said he’s still debating whether to play this season, weighing safety concerns and physical and mental health. The 33-year-old said the Nationals still haven’t received the respirator masks they were told were coming and expressed concerns about the situation.— Stephen Whyno reporting from Washington___The Chicago White Sox say two players have tested positive for COVID-19 and are in isolation. July 5, 2020last_img read more

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Cahill to increase competition for places ahead of Clare clash

first_imgTipperary Minor hurling manager Liam Cahill is hoping to increase competition for places in his team ahead of their Munster semi-final clash with Clare on July 1st.The Premier County overcame Waterford in last night’s quarter-final at Semple Stadium by the narrowest of margins after Tipp came out 1-14 to 0-16 point winners.Cahill says he was pleased with his side’s determination to secure a win on their home patch and is hoping to add to his squad ahead of the Clare game.last_img

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Truck destroyed after fire engulfs it early Tuesday morning

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis ALPENA, Mich. — A fire completely engulfed a truck on French Road around 6 in the morning on Tuesday. Firefighters are still figuring out what caused the fire.WBKB spoke with the owner of the truck. He said he woke up to an unknown person banging on his front door. The owner walked outside and said he saw flames reaching above the roof of his family’s one–story home.All of his work gear and tools were destroyed in the fire. Heat melted the side of the nearby car in the driveway.There are no reported injuries.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Alpena High School students set expectations for the year during culture weekNext Women and babies of color face higher health care disparitieslast_img read more

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Iker Casillas ‘will announce Real Madrid departure today’

first_imgReal Madrid’s sale of Iker Casillas to Porto will be announced on Saturday, according to Marca.The Spanish newspaper calls it, “El dia del adios” – “The day of the Goodbye” – and claims that Real Madrid’s club captain will officially move to Porto. Similar reports have appeared during the week, but a disagreement over who will foot the player’s tax bill apparently held things up.According to Onda Cero, the goalkeeper and Madrid have finally found common ground on a settlement regarding the remainder of his two-year, €15.5m salary with the Portuguese giants.The disagreement is believed to have centred on taxation, with Casillas demanding Los Blancos to foot the rest of the bill in gross, rather than net, with Porto contributing €10m. Consequently, the 34-year-old will no longer depart for Australia with the rest of his Madrid teammates on Sunday and instead bid farewell to them at an imminent press conference.Casillas joined Real Madrid as a child and is one of the most decorated players in the club’s history, winning five La Liga titles, two Copa del Reys and three Champions Leagues.The 34-year-old has made 725 appearances for Madrid since 1999 but a notable dip in form – first spotted by Jose Mourinho when he dropped his keeper in the 2012-13 season – has made him expendable at the Bernabeu.last_img read more

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Hearts of Oak review application against Appeals Committee decision dismissed

first_imgThe GFA Appeals Committee has dismissed Hearts of Oak’s review application against its ruling delivered on 20th October, 2015 in the case against Kumasi Asante Kotoko SC.Below is the full decision:PANELISTS1. EMMANUEL ANNAN – CHAIRMAN2. ALHAJI FAROUCK SEIDU – VICE CHAIRMAN3. OWUSU ANSAH AWERE – MEMBER4. CLAUDE OPPON – MEMBER5. DIVINE SUNU – MEMBER6. KWAME TAKYI – MEMBER7. BAFFOUR AKOTO – MEMBER8. DANIEL ODURO – SECRETARYThis application for review is at the instance of Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club Limited. The Appeals Committee on the 20th day of October, 2015 ruled on an appeal filed by Kumasi Asante Kotoko Sporting Sporting Club and overturned the decision of the Disciplinary Committee which was in favour of Accra Hearts of Oak. It is this decision that Hearts of Oak were not happy with which provoked this application for review.Article 13(a) of the General Regulations states: “The decision of the Appeals Committee in any matter shall be final provided that the Appeals Committee shall have power to review its own decision either suo moto or an application by an aggrieved club, official or player”. This application is therefore well placed, however, we wish to reiterate that but for exceptional circumstances the Appeals Committee will not review its own decision. It is therefore sad to say that the issues raised in this application for review are by and large a rehash of issues already addressed by the Appeals Committee in the appeal filed by Kumasi Asante Kotoko S/C and no useful purpose will be served in repeating same.We have found no exceptional circumstances that will justify a review of our decision dated 20/10/15 so therefore the application for review lacks merit and is hereby dismissed. –Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more

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