Bush, White able to shine

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 With Matt Leinart ailing, USC made a decision that could last an entire season by making White and Bush the focal point. They responded with 269 yards rushing in the second half. White assumed a smaller role at the outset of the season, perhaps because he’s more outspoken than Leinart and Bush, but just like in the Orange Bowl (when he gained 118 yards), White demonstrated his worth when given enough carries. “We proved today that we can share time and still make the plays and score,” Bush said. It also showed USC could become a run-first team instead of making Leinart the focal point. Leinart received seven stitches in his chin and admitted he felt out of sorts although USC coach Pete Carroll said he didn’t suffer a concussion. “He wasn’t at his best,” Carroll said. “We tried a little too hard to get something going (in the first half).” Everyone knows White and Bush are two of the top tailbacks in the nation, but it took three games for USC to really take advantage of it. White, unfairly maligned by some within the USC program following the Hawaii game, showed against Arizona State that he’s possibly as talented as the more-hyped Bush. “He might be the most talented player,” the NFL coach said. An NFL coach watched USC’s come-from-behind victory over Arizona State on Saturday and made a quick observation about the No. 1-ranked Trojans. “The offense was in shambles in the first half,” the coach said. “LenDale White and Reggie Bush are the two best players on the team. Those two are legitimate NFL players and big-time prospects. I don’t understand why they just didn’t focus on those two guys and that way they don’t put the defense in any strenuous situations.” center_img Perhaps the best indication was a bootleg play Leinart ran independently in the third quarter that resulted in a six-yard loss. Asked where that play originated, Carroll said, “You can ask (Leinart). It came out of nowhere.” Meanwhile, USC’s running game set its own record Saturday. For the first time in school history, two USC tailbacks rushed for more than 100 yards in back-to-back road games. The last time two USC backs gained more than 100 yards in two straight games occurred in 1977, when Rod Connors and Dwight Ford did it against Texas Christian followed by Ford and Charles White eclipsing 100 yards each against Washington State. USC NOTES: Safety Kevin Ellison will probably be lost for the season with torn knee ligaments, and will undergo an MRI for confirmation today. With Ellison out, cornerback Mozique McCurtis, out since training camp with a hernia, will get a chance to step into the nickel-back role. .. Linebackers Brian Cushing and Dallas Sartz (dislocated shoulders) are doubtful this week, Carroll said. … Defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis is bothered by a sore hip and is questionable. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more


first_imgCHARITY: A charity football tournament has been organised to raise funds for the Marc Anderson Budapest treatment fund and the fantastic cancer bus service.The four-team tournament is being held in Ballyare and will be made up of supporters from Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester United and the Donegal League. The games are 11 a side and kick-off for the first game is 1:00pm.It’s a family orientated event and there will be plenty for the kids with bouncy castles, face painting and a penalty kick competition with prizes.There will also be food and refreshments for all.Ballyare has a stand with plenty of seats to enjoy the games in comfort. In the evening in Arena 7 we will also be holding a quiz, raffle and auction for some excellent prizes including something special for the winning quiz team.Prizes and auction items include a signed Damien Duff jersey, Donegal team signed jersey, 2 x Ireland team signed jerseys, a Seamus Coleman signed jersey and Shay Given signed goal keeper gloves and many more.Contact Marcus on 0863788441 to book a quiz team.Organisers of the event would like to thank Fintan Houston of FM cleaning who kindly sponsored the match balls for the day.MASSIVE DONEGAL CHARITY FOOTBALL EVENT FOR MARC ANDERSON TREATMENT FUND was last modified: July 9th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BudapestMarc AndersonnewsSportTreatment Fundlast_img read more

Inishowen road in “awful state” prohibiting HSE from treating elderly, Cllr says

first_imgConcern has been expressed over what has been described as a road in ‘an awful state’ which is stopping the HSE from treating the elderly in the area. Councillor Rena Donaghey said the road in on the outskirts of Buncrana was also prohibiting Home Help service and An Post from gaining easy access to the area.It is understood that there are three dwellings in the vicinity, including one with “a very sick person” which is stopping the HSE from travelling down the road due to its disrepair. Asking Donegal County Council to examine the road, the Inishowen councillor said: “One road in particular that I wanted to highlight is a road in Ballynahone, which is a county road and is an awful state altogether.“The HSE bus has refused to go down to pick up a very sick person, the postman is complaining and I have received a letter from the home help worker which says she has broken two suspensions on her car and she will have to stop providing the service that she is currently providing.“A number of elderly be on the bus when they are collecting the resident in the area and they’re nearly shaking apart when travelling down the road.”“What I am asking is that the Donegal County Council to add it to an emergency list and for it to be repaired as soon as possible.” Seamus Hopkins, Area Manager for Donegal County Council, said the authority would consider the road as a matter of urgency.Inishowen road in “awful state” prohibiting HSE from treating elderly, Cllr says was last modified: October 30th, 2019 by Shaun KeenanShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Who stays? Who may be non-tendered? A look at A’s arbitration-eligible players

first_imgThe A’s have 12 players that are arbitration eligible heading into the 2019/2020 offseason. The team has until December 2 to decide who to tender contracts to, or non-tender.Some jump off the list as sure-fire, relative bargain targets for contracts. Some may warrant non-tenders or trades, either because of 2019 struggles or to de-clog positional pipelines.Here’s a breakdown of the arbitration possibilities, with some projections from a typically-accurate MLBTradeRumors.com post. Players’ …last_img

Branding South Africa with one message

first_imgThe purpose of the conference is to ensure that South Africa communicates with one voice both domestically and internationally leading up to and beyond 2010.“We are already looking beyond 2010 to where we want to position South Africa in the next decade,” says Yvonne Johnston, the CEO of the IMC. “A major event such as the soccer World Cup attracts global attention but it has to be supported by strategies and structures to ensure a lasting legacy.”“Our objective is to establish Brand South Africa as one of the most prominent and desirable global brands,” says Johnston.Germany 2006 has shown that making the best of the opportunities offered by such an enormous event entails more than hosting soccer games successfully. The host country must brand itself at the same time, as was done so well by the Germans.Therefore one of the key-note speakers at the conference will be the man who did just that for Germany, Mike de Vries. He is the CEO of the branding company FC Deutschland GmbH.Another speaker is internationally renowned Raul Parelba from Spain, who will focus on the branding and marketing opportunities provided by a major event. He is Director Partner of Trout & Partners, the global positioning specialists.The speakers and their topics include:Minister in the Presidency, Essop Pahad, who will look at opportunities for the continent brought about by the World Cup.The CEO of the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS), Themba Maseko, who will spell out the government’s commitment to and expectations for 2010.Danny Jordaan, CEO of the Local Organising Committee, who will highlight marketing opportunities for local corporates.Thaninga Shope-Linney, NEPAD’s general manager for communications and outreach, who will add to Minister Pahad’s continental perspective on the 2010 World Cup.Wolfgang Grulke, CEO of FutureWorld will look at Africa and South Africa in the 21st century. Yvonne Johnston, CEO of the IMC, will also be speaking at the Conference – spelling out Brand South Africa’s future strategy in her address. She has very high expectations of the Conference, describing it as “a tremendous opportunity for the world view South Africa even more positively and Alive with Possibility than it does now.”This conference is being hosted in collaboration with the 2010 National Communications Task Team.last_img read more

Public holiday on local elections date

first_imgTo give all eligible South Africans the opportunity to vote in the local elections on 3 August 2016, the day has been declared a public holiday. All citizens who can vote are encouraged to visit polling stations and exercise their democratic right.The day of the upcoming local elections, 3 August, has been declared a public holiday. (Image: IEC, Twitter)Brand South Africa reporterThe date of the 2016 local government elections, 3 August 2016, has been declared a public holiday.This would enable all South Africans who are eligible to vote to exercise their right on the day, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday.President Zuma declares 3 August 2016 a public holiday https://t.co/eq0oTfJcES— PresidencyZA (@PresidencyZA) June 24, 2016“Voting is a fundamental right enshrined in our Constitution,” he said. “It is important that citizens are granted an opportunity to exercise this right freely. This is particularly so when they elect this sphere of government that is closest to them.”All eligible voters are encourage to go out to vote on 3 August 2016.This year marks 16 years of democratic local government in South Africa.Source: South African Government News AgencyWould you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See Using Brand South Africa material.last_img read more