West Brom secure Premier League promotion

first_imgRelatedPosts Leeds record first Premier League win in seven-goal thriller EPL: Calvert-Lewin treble fires Everton past West Brom Leeds host first Premier League game after 16 years West Bromwich Albion won promotion back to the Premier League after a two-year absence, joining Leeds United in the top flight next season after a 2-2 draw at home to Queens Park Rangers on a drama-filled final day of the Championship season.The point for Slaven Bilic’s side was enough to ensure second-place in England’s second tier after rivals Brentford blew their chance by losing 2-1 at home to lowly Barnsley. A win for Brentford would have sent them into the top division for the first time since 1947.Brentford will go into the playoffs along with Fulham and Cardiff City but Nottingham Forest missed out on goal difference with Swansea City grabbing the last slot in astonishing fashion.Forest were well placed to head into the playoffs but suffered a 4-1 home defeat to Stoke City while Swansea won 4-1 at Reading to pip Forest by a single goal in goal difference.At the bottom, Hull City and Charlton are relegated along with Wigan Athletic.Wigan have had a 12-point penalty imposed on them after going into administration although they can appeal that decision. Barnsley’s victory at Brentford secured survival for the Yorkshire club.Leeds had won the Championship title and secured their return to the Premier League after a 16-year absence.Tags: Leeds UnitedQueen’s Park RangersSlaven BilicWest BromWest Bromwich Albionlast_img read more

Yale looks to extend streak vs Dartmouth

first_img Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditDartmouth (7-13, 0-5) vs. Yale (16-5, 4-1)John J. Lee Amphitheater, New Haven, Connecticut; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Yale looks for its ninth straight win in the head-to-head series over Dartmouth. In its last eight wins against the Big Green, Yale has won by an average of 12 points. Dartmouth’s last win in the series came on March 7, 2015, a 59-58 victory. SENIOR STUDS: Dartmouth’s Chris Knight, James Foye and Ian Sistare have collectively accounted for 45 percent of the team’s scoring this season and have scored 50 percent of all Big Green points over the last five games.DIALING IT UP A NOTCH: The Bulldogs have scored 79.8 points per game across five conference games, an improvement from the 72.6 per game they managed against non-conference competition.ACCURATE ATKINSON: In 21 appearances this season, Yale’s Paul Atkinson has shot 64 percent.COLD SPELL: Dartmouth has lost its last six road games, scoring 58.2 points, while allowing 67 per game.ACCOUNTING FOR ASSISTS: The Bulldogs have recently converted baskets via assists more often than the Big Green. Yale has 64 assists on 93 field goals (68.8 percent) across its previous three outings while Dartmouth has assists on 26 of 64 field goals (40.6 percent) during its past three games.DID YOU KNOW: Yale is ranked first among Ivy League teams with an average of 77 points per game. The Bulldogs have averaged 83.6 points per game over their last five games. ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comcenter_img Yale looks to extend streak vs Dartmouth February 8, 2020last_img read more

Football: Burrell set to replace injured Nelson

first_imgFollowing a significant leg injury sustained against the University of South Florida, Scott Nelson will be out for the remainder of the 2019 football season.It is not yet clear the exact injury suffered by Nelson, but he did confirm his absence for the rest of the season on Twitter following the Central Michigan game.Prior to this season-ender, Nelson looked to be a developing talent for a secondary who desperately needed to build experience coming into this season.Football: To fuel 2019 season, Badger secondary looking for consistencyAfter last week’s dive into the units of defensive backs and linebackers, this week the focus is on Coach Paul Read…Nelson served as one of the few consistent faces for the Badger secondary last season as he started eight total games and played as a non-starter in one other.Even as Nelson went on to have a great season in 2018 with 41 total tackles recorded, he struggled to stay healthy throughout the year. Nelson failed to play in games against Illinois, Northwestern, Rutgers and Purdue due to injury.Every Badger fan hopes this is not history repeating itself with the loss of Nelson early in the season. In 2018, injuries were anything but few and far between for defensive coordinator Jim Leonhard’s last line of defense.Football: For Wisconsin secondary, motto has been “next man up”The Wisconsin defensive backfield has been decimated by injuries so far this season, but that has not been a concern Read…Nelson got off to a quick start in the season even as he suffered an injury in their opening game. Even during the limited time that he played against USF, Nelson managed to acquire four solo tackles as well as a pass break-up.Prior to the release of the tweet stating Nelson would not be returning for the rest of the season, Eric Burrell went to work as his replacement against Central Michigan.Burrell certainly has large shoes to fill following the season-long departure of Nelson. But in early games this season he has begun to prove his mettle as much as possible given his allotted playing time up to this point.In the short amount of time Burrell played against USF and Central Michigan, he already managed to record three solo tackles as well as an interception against USF.Football: Five takeaways from week one of Badger FootballThe Wisconsin Badgers started their season Friday night with a statement 49–0 victory against South Florida. In peak Floridian conditions, Read…Nelson will certainly be missed throughout the season as the Badgers are set to face off against higher powered offenses in the near future.Despite this, as long as there is no repeat of last season in which multiple injuries are suffered in succession, Burrell could serve as a fine replacement for Nelson.last_img read more

UFC: Max Holloway’s classy post for Alexander Volkanovski despite loss wins fans over

first_img Raj Sarkar Written By First Published: 19th December, 2019 09:07 IST WATCH US LIVE LIVE TV Former featherweight titleholder Max Holloway has been a great champion, as he went on to retain his featherweight gold for more than two years before losing it against Alexander Volkanovski at the very recent UFC 245. Well, the Hawaiian has accepted his defeat gracefully and his classy approach towards the new featherweight king has made all his fans go crazier over him. Despite a controversial decision in the defeat, Max Holloway posted on Instagram in which he praised Alexander Volkanovski for showing the heart of a champion.Also Read | UFC Star Max Holloway Says Judges Made Him CRY Twice This YearUFC 245: Max Hollway’s classy Instagram postMax ‘Blessed’ Holloway did not agree to the judge’s scorecard but that did not snap away his respect for Alexander Volkanovski’s fighting spirit. The former featherweight champion delivered a classy message on Instagram which made a lot of celebrities and UFC fans go gaga. Max Holloway posted a picture of himself and Alexander Volkanovski in the fight and captioned: “ He (Alexander Volkaanovski) was willing to fight for an interim belt. If he (Alexander Volkanovski) couldn’t fight me he was willing to fight anybody even fighters below him. When you’re a champ everybody is below you so Alex was carrying the weight of the belt before Dana wrapped it around his waist. Happy for Alex and Emma and their daughters, and Australia. Same ocean, different waves. See you in the line up again”.  No wonder, UFC fans, and celebrities loved the classy ‘Max Holloway’ as Dan Bilzerian, Dustin Poirier, Michael Bisping, and Megan Olivi praised him. Take a look at Max Holloway’s post: FOLLOW UScenter_img Also Read | Conor McGregor Reacts To Kamaru Usman’s Title Defense Against Colby Covington At UFC 245UFC 245: What’s next for Max Holloway?Another title run, that’s it. Max Holloway clearly said that he is going to hunt for the title once again as he is just 28 now. The former featherweight champion is interested to contest for it again with Alexander Voolkanovski and Dana White has also given his consent for the fight. Let us see if the highly anticipated re-match gets materialized any time soon or not. SUBSCRIBE TO US Last Updated: 19th December, 2019 09:07 IST UFC: Max Holloway’s Classy Post For Alexander Volkanovski Despite Loss Wins Fans Over Despite losing against Alexander Volkanovski, Max Holloway has shown his respect for the UFC champion and the whole of Australia. Know what Max Holloway said. COMMENT Also Read | UFC: Kamaru Usman Takes Potshots At Colby Covington Ahead Of UFC 245Also Read | UFC Salaries: Conor McGregor, Khabib, Nate Diaz Salary Revealedlast_img read more