McCarron goes wire-to-wire at Champions event

first_imgDULUTH, Ga. – Scott McCarron completed a wire-to-wire victory in the Mitsubishi Electric Classic on Sunday for his third victory at TPC Sugarloaf. The winner of the PGA Tour defunct BellSouth Classic at the course in 1997 and 2001, McCarron closed with a 1-under 72 for a two-stroke victory over Jerry Kelly, Joe Durant, Kirk Triplett and Kent Jones in the PGA Tour Champions event. The 53-year-old McCarron finished at 7-under 209 for his ninth victory on the 50-and-over tour. He won three times on the PGA Tour. McCarron lost the lead with a slow start, playing the first four holes in 1 over with two birdies, a bogey and double bogey on the par-5 third. He birdied the par-4 13th to break a tie with Durant and opened a two-stroke lead with an 18-foot birdie putt on the par-4 15th. Your browser does not support iframes. Full-field scores from Mitsubishi Electric Classic McCarron earned $270,000 and took the lead in the Charles Schwab Cup points race. Kelly birdied the final two holes for a 67. Durant, Triplett and Jones shot 69. Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz tied for 61st among the 77 finishers at 11 over, shooting 80-74-73. The former Atlanta Braves star got into the field on a sponsor exemption. He tied for 53rd in Tucson, Arizona, in March his tour debut. Fellow former big league pitcher Shigetoshi Hasegawa had a 74 to tie for 72nd at 15 over. He also got a sponsor exemption.last_img read more

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BREAKING: Gardai investigating discovery of body in Letterkenny

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Twitter WhatsApp Google+ Gardaí in Milford are investigating all of the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the body of a 71-year-old man in a house at Garryharry, Letterkenny.Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene late last night with the man pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.The alarm was first raised when a car associated with the man was earlier found abandoned nearby at Kirkstown.The house is currently being examined with a post-mortem examination due to take place tomorrow morning.Gardai say the course of the investigation will be determined by the results of the post-mortem. Google+ Pinterest Facebook By News Highland – February 23, 2018 Twitter BREAKING: Gardai investigating discovery of body in Letterkenny Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme center_img Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Facebook WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Previous articleJohn Kelly named on Irish Team for European Winter Throwing CupNext articleMain Evening News, Sport, Nuacht and Obituaries Friday 23rd February News Highland Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Renewed calls for full-time Garda in Kilmacrennanlast_img read more

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Neighbors frustrated as Overland Park advances rezoning for $1.8 billion Brookridge redevelopment

first_imgThe latest plans for the Brookridge development call for a retail center that would have a grocery store. Some residents have raised concerns about traffic from that portion of the project.The $1.8 billion Brookridge development is moving forward again after a vote to allow rezoning at the corner of Antioch Road and 103rd Street.The project had been on a one-month hold after the Overland Park City Council voted down rezoning of a proposed commercial area near the Antioch and 103rd Street intersection in May, raising the hopes of residential neighbors who have opposed it since its inception four years ago.A site plan showing the expected retail, commercial and civic uses in the project. Click to enlarge.The 45 neighbors who turned out Monday for the extended discussion grumbled in disappointment with the council’s 7-4 vote. “This is a bunch of sh–,” one man was heard to exclaim as the group exited the chamber.The proposal the council approved was essentially the same as the one it rejected a month ago. This time, though, their approval was conditional on the developer meeting staff guidelines on numerous development details. The rezoning won’t become official and be published if that doesn’t happen.Council members struggled at times to understand what new thing the developer was offering. Typically, when a project hits a snag with the city, the developer will come back with modifications to reach a compromise, as Brookridge has done in the past. But this time the vote appeared to hinge on the leverage – already a part of the agreement – that the city can withhold publication of the rezoning.Overland Park City Councilman Dave White. File photo.At the heart of Monday’s discussion were 12 properties along the western edge of the development along Antioch. Those homes were a sticking point early in the project’s history, said councilmember David White, when an earlier council turned down a request to condemn them for the project.The developer has bought seven of those homes since then, including four in a row at the north end of Antioch.Several council members objected last month to the developer’s request to subdivide the phases of Antioch road improvements that will be needed to meet increasing traffic. They and residents worried that it would mean that road construction could be going on for years, possibly causing drivers to shortcut through neighborhoods.Monday, White wondered aloud if the reason for the new street schedule was that the developer does not yet own the houses farther south.Attorney John Petersen . File photo.John Petersen, the developer’s lawyer, said ownership was not the cause driving the phasing of the street construction and tempers briefly flared over that point.“You can make that sound as dranconian (sic) as you want to make it…” Petersen began before being interrupted by groans from the audience. “If I can’t be treated with respect I don’t want to be treated,” White said. Petersen replied he didn’t intend to be disrespectful.But residents who spoke against the proposal Monday were clearly concerned about more than legal technicalities. Some disliked the idea of replacing a scenic golf course with a mixed-use development full of offices and apartments.“When I moved here over 30 years ago one of the reasons I moved here was because Brookridge was a beautiful place to drive by every single day. It was a breath of fresh air. If we wanted to live in the middle of New York City we’d move there. This is nothing but the rape of the land and the biggest disservice to a residential neighborhood, frankly, in the history of the United States,” said resident Wayne Smith.Jim Korinke was similarly unhappy with the idea. “I’ll be dead before this complex ever is built. I am grateful to God for that,” he said.The rezoning debated Monday was only for a small part of the 140 acre development. The rest of it has already been rezoned and could theoretically be built without further council approval, White said. But the street and construction phasing were enough of a sticking point that White voted no. “What we’ve got is a bad plan, folks, that can be built tomorrow. So let’s make it a better plan and then it’s going to be up to the developer to get it built. But if we’re going to do it, make sure it’s a better plan than what we’ve got now.”Councilman Farris Farassati. File photo.Councilmember Faris Farassati said a yes vote would send the wrong message to developers. “Altogether we are saying in the city of Overland Park, come back, argue at a later date, don’t improve your plans, do not make it better and at some point you wear them down and you’re going to get your way. And I propose to you that is not good for any of us,” he said.“At the end of the day, nothing should hurt the quality of life of the city of Overland Park.However others on the council liked the plan. Councilmember Curt Skoog said, “I think the original plan was a good plan and I think this plan is an improvement.” The plan will bring much-needed improvements to the corner of 103rd and Antioch, he said.Skoog and councilmember Paul Lyons said they like the mixed-use idea that uses office development to draw residents to the apartments and retail elements.“A successful office development complex requires the live-work-plan concept because the old idea of just putting office buildings in one spot with nothing else there has become obsolete over the years,” Lyons said.Lyons said he believes the project will be eventually drive up home values in surrounding neighborhoods.Voting against the rezoning were council members White, Farassati, Jim Kite and Logan Heley. Councilmember Gina Burke was absent.The three-hour discussion ended on a dissatisfied note, as Mayor Carl Gerlach expressed frustration about the progress of the project.“This council and this city is getting weary of the number of times changes are coming back,” he said.Mayor Carl Gerlach said the city was getting weary of the multiple project changes. File photo.last_img read more

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The culture of lying

first_imgThe Miami Herald: While it is not possible to say whether Notre Dame football star Manti Te’o is a victim or perpetrator in the fake girlfriend hoax, his story, paired with cyclist Lance Armstrong’s admitted doping on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network last week, represents someone foisting a big lie into the cultural mainstream.Researchers at Zhejiana Normal University in China and at Northwestern University found that lying “becomes more automatic upon training.” When people practice deception, it is simply easier to lie, in turn making it harder to differentiate from the truth.Read the whole story: The Miami Herald More of our Members in the Media >last_img

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Watch: Brian and Alex talk Caps road trip and Ovie closing in on 600

first_imgPlease follow and like us: This post is brought to you by Buffalo Wild Wings.Before the Washington Capitals lost 4 to 0 to the Anehiem Ducks, the owner Brian Hradsky and Caps blogger Alex Benda talked about the Caps.Enjoy!last_img

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Joe Canning looking forward to new challenges

first_img Back 15 seconds Galway Bay FM Sport Joe Canning looking forward to new challenges Joe Canning looking forward to new challenges 更多 Galway Bay FM Sport print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email Forward 60 seconds Forward 60 seconds Galway hurling star Joe Canning was in Lifestyle Sports at the Galway Retail Park yesterday for the launch of their newly refurbished store where he chatted to Ollie Turner about his new business venture, this weekend’s league final and the fact that his sides opening game in the Leinster Championship was fast approaching… Galway Bay FM Sport Joe Canning looking forward to new challenges Currently Playing Back 15 secondslast_img

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Irish U16 Girls Basketball team qualify for European 1/4 finals

first_imgIreland U16 Women’s European Championship Squad: Alison Blaney (Maree BC/Salerno Secondary School)Nicole Clancy (Naas BC/St. Mary’s College Naas)Dayna Finn (Maree BC/St Louis CS)Abby Flynn (Waterford Wildcats/St Angela’s Ursuline Convent)Enya Maguire (Ulster Elks/Ulidia Integrated)Annaliese Murphy (Glanmire/Colaiste An Phiarsaigh)Maeve Phelan (Portlaoise Panthers/Scoil Chríost Rí, Portlaoise)Bronagh Power Cassidy (DCU Mercy/Holy Faith Clontarf)Maeve Cannon (Maree BC/Calasanctius College)Niamh Masterson (Liffey Celtics/Coláiste Chiaráin CS)Maeve Ó Séaghdha (DCU Mercy/Holy Faith Clontarf)Ella McCloskey (KUBS/Mount Temple)print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email Ireland are through to the quarter-finals of the FIBA U16 Women’s European Championships in Romania thanks to a 52-46 win over England in their final game in Group C. It’s the first time that two Irish squads have made top-eight in a single European Championship summer, following a quarter-final appearance by the U18 Women’s squad in July. The U16 squad includes 3 girls from the Maree Club, Alison Blaney, Dayna Finn and Maeve Cannon and all three scored in last night’s win.Ireland’s lead was forged in the second quarter. Niamh Masterson hit a triple before Maeve Cannon threw an assist for Enya Maguire and hit a jump shot herself in a game-breaking 9-0 run. It was Ireland’s best shooting half of the tournament with 44.1% field goal accuracy.There had been nothing to separate the sides in the first quarter and an 8-2 run from the English had them right back in the hunt in the third. It took two layups inside a minute from Annaliese Murphy and Abby Flynn to quell the comeback – Flynn’s contribution ensuring all 11 fit players contributed to the scoreboard.Dayna Finn’s jump shot early in the fourth quarter restored a 10 point advantage and big shots were vital as field goal accuracy fell off. Murphy’s triple with 4:41 left was exactly what her side needed and Finn saw Ireland home with five more points to complete her double-double. It was another gritty performance as Ireland confirmed their top-five ranking in the tournament for both steals and rebound. Next up for the Irish girls is a quarter final meeting with Poland tomorrow.Ireland: D. Finn* (10), E. Maguire* (7), A. Blaney* (2), B. Power Cassidy* (6), M O Seaghdha* (2), N. Masterson (3), M. Phelan (7), N. Clancy (2), A. Flynn (2), M. Cannon (2), A. Murphy (9), E. McCloskey Ireland 52, England 46center_img FIBA U16 Women’s European Championship – Division B (Group C)last_img read more

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Galway Athletics Report

first_imgIndoor Season Sean O’Leary (Clonliffe), Thomas McStay (GCH), Eanna Folan (GCH), Jamie Battle (Mullingar) , Irish Under 20 team members , which competed at the Antrim International cross country event last weekend Round One of the National Indoor League takes place this Saturday 13th January.  Galway City Harriers will field both Men’s and Ladies’ teams, which are managed by Cliff Jennings and Majella Loftus respectively, and both squads have a number of talented athletes likely to feature, such as Nicole King, Jean O’Connor, thrower Brendan Staunton and sprinters Cillin Greene and Jack Dempsey among others.International Cross CountryThe prestigious IAAF Antrim International Cross-Country event was held in Greenmount, Antrim on January 6th last. GCH Junior Men’s athletes Eanna Folan and Thomas McStay, ran well for the Irish Junior Men’s U20 squad that placed second team behind Scotland at the Celtic nations race in the event, with McStay coming home in 20th and Folan in 31st. Caron Ryan of Craughwell AC also competed on the Irish Junior squad and ran a great race placing 20th in the combined U17 and U20 Ladies race. Matt Lockett of GCH was team manager for the Irish U20 Men’s team, another honour for the hugely respected coach.Fit for LifeThe Athletics Ireland Fit4Life programmed restarts across Galway clubs this week and next. Athenry AC commence Monday 15th January for existing and new members. Fit4Life is on Monday and Wednesday’s at 7pm meeting at the church car park in Athenry.Galway City Harriers Fit for Life programme will take new beginners starting on Thursday 11th January from Westside Library in the city (Contact Bernie Kelly).Sean O’Leary (Clonliffe), Thomas McStay (GCH), Eanna Folan (GCH), Jamie Battle (Mullingar) , Irish Under 20 team members , which competed at the Antrim International Cross Country event last weekendprint WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emailcenter_img The Galway Indoor Track and Field championships will be held over two days this weekend – Saturday and Sunday the 13th and 14th January. The U8 to U12 competition takes place Saturday with the U13 to Seniors age categories competing Sunday. A record crowd is expected given the new two-day format.last_img read more

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Nelson Boxers finish in medals at Nationals

first_imgLeading the contingent was Elias Martinez, Makalu Babott and Leah Eberle, all three capturing silver medals after tough losses in the Canadian Championship Round.Martinez of Team BC was defeated by Mohammed Makhlouf of Manitoba in the Middle 75 kg division to finish second overall.Eberle lost to a close fight to Lee Gyeongyeon of New Brunswick in the 52 Bantam (54kg) division.The other boxer entered, Brayden Hellekson, finished third to claim the Bronze medal after a tough decision loss to Tiago Balteiro of Team Ontario.Hellekson also won a bronze medal at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer earlier this year.Local fans get a chance to see the quartet in action when Nelson Boxing Club hosts Fight Night VI Saturday, May 11 at the Rod and Gun Club. Nothing, not even the pressure of competing on the national stage, can stop Nelson Boxing Club fighters.The local club garnered no less than four medals at the 2019 Super Channel Championships held this past week in Langford on Vancouver Island at the Westin Bear Mountain Resort Community.last_img read more

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England ace Trippier announces new baby in lavish party for son Jacob

first_imgEngland star Kieran Trippier is to be a dad again – and it has been revealed that his wife is expecting a girl.The happy news was revealed at a lavish second birthday bash for son Jacob.5 Trippier and his wife Charlotte have announced they are having a babyCredit: Getty – Contributor5 A pink balloon was popped to show a girl is on the wayCredit: Instagram @rachelspetersSpurs star Kieran and Charlotte popped a giant balloon in front of guests including Jamie Vardy and the pink confetti which exploded into the air confirmed the new tot’s sex.Charlotte and Kieran, from Bury, Lancashire, married in 2016, after he popped the question on a trip to Cyprus.She is one of the more private WAGs, stating on her private Instagram page “no strangers looking in”.While she keeps her life away from the public eye, she does also state that she’s “a princess who has found her prince.”5 Trippier’s wife watched her man from the stands at the World CupCredit: Darren Fletcher – The SunAnd she was in the stands in Russia with Jacob to cheer on Kieran – who scored in the semi-final defeat to Croatia in July.The full-back is currently on the sidelines recovering from a groin tear and is set to be out for at least another two weeks.Mauricio Pochettino was without him for the win over Chelsea on Saturday and he will miss next week’s Champions League clash against Inter Milan.5 Charlotte is seen as a more private wagCredit: EPAHe is also likely to miss the clash against Arsenal the following weekend.Trippier pulled out of England duty for the victories over USA and Spain after picking up the problem in the win over Crystal Palace before the international break.5 Trippier is currently out injured with a groin tearCredit: Reutersmost read in sportFeatureNAKED TRUTHThe most embarrassing wardrobe malfunctions in sport, including Venus WilliamsBRO MESSAGEBobby Charlton’s touching tribute to Jack revealed as he misses funeral serviceFRESH OUTFITMicah Richards pokes fun at Roy Keane backstage at Sky Sports studiosLEADING BY EXAMPLEBrian O’Driscoll feels ‘too guilty’ not to wear face mask when shoppingFOND FAREWELLShane Lowry shares moving snap as he says goodbye to daughter Iris at airportVideoMAC IN ATTACKMcGregor shows off football skills as UFC star proves he’s no one-trick ponyHIGH LIFEConor McGregor’s coach says his life looks terrible as he parties on French coastFALL OF TROYDeeney calls Sky reporter ‘cheeky b******’ after he asks about retirementExclusiveONE OF A KINDBarry Hearn has never ‘met a more perfect person than Katie Taylor’SHOTS FIREDDenis Irwin’s son trolls Liverpool fans with savage Steven Gerrard tweetTottenham 3-1 Chelsea: Spurs thrash the Blues at Wembley with Heung-min Son the standout performer most read in footballBRO MESSAGEBobby Charlton’s touching tribute to Jack revealed as he misses funeral serviceFRESH OUTFITMicah Richards pokes fun at Roy Keane backstage at Sky Sports studiosFALL OF TROYDeeney calls Sky reporter ‘cheeky b******’ after he asks about retirementSHOTS FIREDDenis Irwin’s son trolls Liverpool fans with savage Steven Gerrard tweetPicturedC’MON THE LADSRamos’ becomes dad again as wife gives birth to FOURTH son Maximo AdrianoVideoROY MEANKeane says ‘that’s why they never win anything’ as Villa celebrate staying upPicturedHARRY’S HEROES Kane says goodbye to Tottenham team-mates Vertonghen and VormLive BlogUNITED LATESTMan Utd transfer news LIVE: All the gossip and updates from Old TraffordLive Bloggunners newsArsenal transfer news LIVE – Latest updates from the EmiratesRED LETTER DAYKeane and Neville urge Man Utd to invest big after securing Champions Leaguelast_img read more

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