HOUSTON, Texas – The 44th-ranked Drake men’s tennis team dropped a 4-2 decision to No. 74 William & Mary on the last day of the Rice Invitational at the George R. Brown Tennis Center on Sunday.The Tribe won courts two and three to earn the doubles point and take a 1-0 lead.WM’s Addison Appleby defeated Vinny Gillespie, 6-3, 6-3 to put the Tribe up 2-0. Freshman Tom Hands topped Aidan Talcott, 6-2, 6-4 at the No. 5 spot to put the Bulldogs within one, but Damon Niquet pushed it back to a two point lead, 3-1 with a win at No. 6. Sophomore Calum MacGeoch made it 3-2 with a three-set win over Alec Miller, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 at No. 3. William & Mary clinched the match when Christian Cargill defeated Ben Lott, 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 at No. 1.The Bulldogs return to the Roger Knapp Tennis Center on Saturday, April 9 when they host Wichita State.#74 William & Mary 4, #44 Drake 23/27/2016 at Houston, Tx (George R. Brown Tennis Center) Singles competition1. Christian Cargill (WMU) def. Lott, Ben (DU) 5-7, 6-2, 7-52. Addison Appleby (WMU) def. Gillespie, Vinny (DU) 6-3, 6-33. MacGeoch, Calum (DU) def. Alec Miller (WMU) 6-4, 2-6, 6-34. Philips, Bayo (DU) vs. Lars de Boer (WMU) 6-7, 6-4, 3-3, unfinished5. Hands, Tom (DU) def. Aidan Talcott (WMU) 6-2, 6-46. Damon Niquet (WMU) def. Stride, Ben (DU) 6-3, 6-4 Doubles competition1. Lott, Ben/Gillespie, Vinny (DU) def. Ryan Newman/Addison Appleby (WMU) 6-22. Scott Huang/Christian Cargill (WMU) def. Stride, Ben/Wood, Ben (DU) 6-23. Lars de Boer/Damon Niquet (WMU) def. Philips, Bayo/MacGeoch, Calum (DU) 7-5 Match NotesWilliam & Mary 12-5; National ranking #74Drake 13-9; National ranking #44Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (2,5,6,3,1)58th Rice Invitational Print Friendly Version
QPR have made three changes and will play without a recognised striker against Huddersfield after Charlie Austin was again ruled out with a hamstring injury.Clint Hill returns to the side, partnering Grant Hall at centre-back, after missing the last two months with a knee injury.Sandro and Daniel Tozser come into midfield, with Ale Faurlin and Sebastian Polter dropping to the bench. Leroy Fer is expected to play up front, supported by Junior Hoilett and Matt Phillips.Huddersfield have brought in six players as they look to rotate during the busy Christmas period.Joe Murphy returns in goal, with Jed Steer’s loan from Aston Villa at an end, while Jason Davidson and Martin Cranie come into the back four at the expense of Ben Chilwell and Joel Lynch.The three behind striker Nahki Wells have also changed from the 3-1 win over Preston, with Mustapha Carayol, Jamie Paterson and Harry Bunn in for Sean Scannell, Kyle Dempsey and Joe Lolley.QPR: Green; Onuoha, Hall, Hill, Konchesky; Henry, Sandro, Tozser, Hoilett; Fer; Phillips. Subs: Smithies, Angella, Luongo, Faurlin, Chery, Emmanuel-Thomas, Polter.Huddersfield Town: Steer; Smith, Hudson, Lynch, Davidson; Hogg, Huws; Carayol, Paterson, Bunn; Wells. Subs: Allinson, Chilwell, Lynch, Billing, Lolley, Scannell, Bojaj.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook
OAKLAND – Unlike what he experienced for most of his first two NBA seasons, Jordan Bell currently does not have to wonder about his role.The Warriors might still have uncertainty on whether Kevin Durant (right calf) or DeMarcus Cousins (left quadricep muscle) will play against the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday. The Warriors do not have uncertainty, though, on whether the 24-year-old Bell … Click here if you’re unable to view the photo gallery on your mobile device.
The Maharashtra government on Wednesday announced a cash award of Rs 10 lakh and a job for hockey player Yuvraj Walmiki, one of the stars of the team that won the Asian Champions Trophy in Ordos, China, this week.The youngster was on target during the tiebreaker which decided the final against Pakistan.Walmiki’s family lives in a small garage in a building compound in Mumbai and after a news report highlighted this fact, the state government said that it will provide them a decent home while announcing a cash award and a job for the player.Walmiki’s home doesn’t family has to go to neighbouring buildings for their ablutions. The family also doesn’t have an electricity connection.In fact, the dwelling is so small that Walmiki’s medals have to share space with family utensils that lie on the floor.On Wednesday, however, things began to change as the state government announced the cash award for Walmiki.The opposition Shiv Sena, which controls BEST – the energy supplying utility – then also got in to the act and asked it to provide the family a electricity connection.Later in the day, Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya felicitated Walmiki at their Bandra residence ‘Matoshree’.
(A line of North Dakota police are trying to stop anti-pipeline demonstrators from gaining access to a nearby construction site. Photo: Tamara Pimentel/APTN)APTN National NewsDemonstrators in North Dakota are in a stand-off with local police at a private ranch near where a section of the Dakota Access LLC pipeline is being built. APTN reporter Tamara Pimentel says medics are on hand and police are threatening to use tear gas.According to a statement from the Morton County Sheriff’s Department, the stand-off is taking place on the banks of the Cantapeta Creek. Police say demonstrators are trying to gain access to the Cannon Ball Ranch. The ranch was sold to Dakota Access Pipeline LLC (DAPL) in September.Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe say the ranch contains hundreds of burials and artifacts.“Early this morning, law enforcement witnessed a group of protesters building a hand-made, wooden pedestrian bridge across the Cantapeta Creek,” said the Sheriff’s Department statement. “Officers responded and ordered protesters to remove themselves from the bridge and notified them that if they cross the bridge they would be arrested.”The statement goes on to say the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) gave the Sherriff’s department orders to have the bridge removed and arrest anyone who enters federal land in the area near the ranch. The USACE is currently studying the possibility of rerouting the controversial pipeline.Police say demonstrators continue to gain access by swimming and using other boats to get across the river after authorities destroyed the bridge.More to [email protected]
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Kolkata: Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Eastern Zone has nabbed a person from English Bazar in Malda and seized 850 grams of heroin from his possession. Sources informed that the drug was about to be delivered by someone there, which would have been sent to Bangladesh later.According to NCB sleuths, they had recently got a tip-off that a racket is actively dealing in several drugs in North Dinajpur. Based on the tip-off, sleuths started gathering intelligence from the Domkal area of North Dinajpur. During the cover survey, NCB came to know that the racket is operating through South Dinajpur and Malda as well. Racketeers use the said corridor to deliver the drugs to Bangladesh. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedRecently, sleuths came to know that one Suman Das was the leader of the racket in Domkal. Based on the information, sleuths were keeping a vigil on Das. On Tuesday, when he went to English Bazar with 850 grams of heroin, sleuths followed him there. After waiting for some time, no one came to receive the heroin worth Rs 2 lakh approximately. When Das was about to go away, NCB sleuths surrounded him. During search, a packet full of heroin was seized from him. According to NCB, the source of the drug was Dalkhola, Uttar Dinajpur and the destination was Kaliachak primarily. From there, it would have been smuggled to Bangladesh. Sleuths are also searching his house and other places for more clues.