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PINERGY launches official energy partnership with Basketball Ireland

first_imgToday, PINERGY announced that it is the official energy partner to Basketball Ireland. PINERGY ambassador and shareholder Paul O’Connell teamed up with leading players from the Basketball Ireland Super League to make the official announcement and launch the #SlamSmarter campaign. As part of the partnership, PINERGY will  become the official analytics partner of Basketball Ireland and the official energy supplier of the National Basketball Arena. As the analytics partner, PINERGY will be sponsoring the analytics that will be used by coaching and backroom teams across the country, powering the insights behind the nation’s top performances. This mirrors PINERGY’s approach to its customers whereby SMART energy gives customers greater insight into their energy usage allowing them to make better choices around their energy consumption. To keep to date with PINERGY and Basketball Ireland, follow the PINERGY social channels:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PinergyIRL/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pinergyie/Twitter: https://twitter.com/PINERGY Pinergy Partnership with Basketball Ireland, National Basketball Arena 5/9/2018Paul O’ConnellMandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacycenter_img #SlamSmarter recognises the vital role played by smart technology in achieving marginal gains on the court. Throughout the partnership PINERGY will aim to support the growth of the game in Ireland by fuelling these insights and supporting the fans through competitions and other promotions to enhance their engagement with the game.PINERGY will also be the official energy supplier of the National Basketball Arena. The National Basketball Arena will use electricity equivalent to that of 35 domestic homes this year and working with PINERGY will give them greater insight, analytics and control of their consumption of electricity.David Slattery, Head of Marketing at PINERGY said: “We’re delighted to announce that PINERGY is now the official energy and analytics partner to Basketball Ireland. In addition, PINERGY will also become the energy supplier for the National Basketball Arena. In our role as the official analytics partner, PINERGY will power the analytical equipment used by Basketball Ireland, unlocking valuable insights into their energy consumption through the partnership. We are delighted to support this growing sport as part of our portfolio of sports sponsorships.”Conor Meany, Commercial Manager, Basketball Ireland said: “We’re thrilled to have PINERGY on board as the official energy partner to Basketball Ireland. Basketball is one of the fastest growing sports in Ireland and with PINERGY’s sponsorship, it will help the game grow even further. Statistics are a major part of basketball and alongside Pinergy we strive to provide gains to our sport wherever possible. The energy in the National Basketball Arena on match day is something really special, we hope that this partnership with PINERGY will add to the already special energy that our fans produce.”Paul O’Connell, PINERGY Ambassador and former Irish international rugby player said: “In top level sport it’s all about making marginal gains. With PINERGY becoming the official analytical and energy Partner to Basketball Ireland, this will enable Basketball Ireland to make powerful gains using analytical insights that will allow the players to perform better on the court. PINERGY has a great tradition of supporting Irish sports and athletes, and this is something that I’m very proud to be a part of.” PINERGY is the official energy partner to Munster Rugby with its innovative #WeAre16 campaign. PINERGY also sponsors the Blackrock Ladies Rugby team, Young Munster RFC and Strata3 Velo Revolution cyclist James Davenport as part of its #PINERGYpassions campaign. For more information on Basketball Ireland, fans can visit basketballireland.ie or on the following social channels:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bbireland/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/basketball_ireland/Twitter: https://twitter.com/bballirlprint WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img read more

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England star Dier raked in £1million in commercial income last year

first_imgERIC DIER raked in nearly £1m in commercial income last year, new figures reveal.The Tottenham and England star owns the single share in Ted Leonard Ltd, the company which manages some of his off-field activity.4 Eric Dier, centre, and fellow midfielder Ross Barkley, left, focus during England session at Ciudad Deportiva Luis del Sol, Seville, ahead of the Spain clashCredit: PA:Press AssociationAnd documents filed at Companies House show that the firm had £1,783,368 in cash in the bank at the end of 2017, compared to £795,710 a year earlier.Including creditors and other assets, Ted Leonard’s net assets rose from £895,897 to £1,799,835.Dier is thought to earn close to £70,000 per week from a contract extension with Spurs that he signed two years ago and will pay UK income tax, mostly at the top rate of 45 per cent, on his basic wages.But like many players, he set up a separate company to take care of income from image rights, sponsorship deals and other sources because such firms pay corporation tax at a rate of 19 per cent if they make profits over a certain amount.4 Versatile Spurs star Eric Dier has stepped up his game financially on the back of his success with EnglandCredit: EPA4 Midfield anchorman Eric Dier has won 36 England caps since his full debut in 2015Credit: ReutersTed Leonard was founded in December 2014. Dier and dad Jeremy are the two directors.Former Sporting CB star Dier, 24, has risen swiftly since moving to England with Spurs in 2014.And after making his full international debut the following year he now has 36 caps, including his appearance against Spain in Seville.He and Tottenham team-mate Harry Kane hit the woodwork as the Three Lions had the better of a dull 0-0 draw away to Croatia in the empty Stadion Rujevica stadium on Saturday.England manager Gareth Southgate blames Premier League bosses for leaving England stars knackered 4 Eric Dier is up for taking on Spain after the goalless 0-0 draw away to CroatiaCredit: AP:Associated Pressmost read in footballRETRACING STEPSJack Charlton’s granddaughter Emma Wilkinson ‘would love’ to visit IrelandROY RAGEFurious Roy Keane launched foul-mouthed rant at Pique over Fabregas friendshipPicturedTOP FORMBrazil icon Ronaldo soaks up sun with partner Celina Locks on yacht in FormenteraPicturedON THE PAOLPaolo Maldini shows off shredded physique at 52 while on holiday with wifeExclusiveLOCK CLOWNPaul Scholes flouts local lockdown rules by throwing huge 7-hour birthday bashLive Bloggunners newsArsenal transfer news LIVE – Latest updates from the Emirateslast_img read more

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Women’s Basketball: Dec. 13 Scoreboard

first_imgThe Cowgirls clawed their way back from an eight-point deficit using a full-court press and a 10-0 run to take a 57-56 lead with 2:55 to play. Houston Baptist 92, Arlington Baptist 62HOUSTON, Texas – Houston Baptist women’s basketball shot 60 percent from the floor, outscored visiting Arlington Baptist, 64-22, in the paint, and out-rebounded the Patriots, 49-18, en route to a 92-62 victory Saturday afternoon at Sharp Gym. Steenholdt led all players with 16 first-half points, while Nwanguma came off the bench to score 10 points and pull down a half-high nine rebounds. HBU shot 59 percent from the floor. Hale led ABC with 10 points, as the Patriots shot 39 percent from the floor.The Huskies began the first five minutes of the second half outscoring the Patriots, 17-9, to bring their lead back to 23, 66-43. HBU continued to put the pedal to the metal, as they increased their lead to the 30s. At the 5:11-mark, freshman Carissa Diaz scored her first collegiate basket in Sharp Gym, giving HBU an 86-56 lead.Erin McGarrachan led HBU with 10 second-half points, while Jefferson had seven points, three assists, two rebounds, and two steals. HBU shot 61 percent from the floor in the half. The Patriots were led by Johnson with six points.Prior to the game, Steenholdt was awarded a commemorative ball, honoring her 1,500th career point she earned at UT-Pan American Nov. 29. She is the program’s all-time NCAA Division I leading scorer.HBU hosts cross-town rival Texas Southern Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 6 pm. – Return to top – A steal by Tayler Jefferson resulted in a Steenholdt layup to give HBU an 18-point advantage, 47-29, with just over a minute to go in the opening half. But Wise forced a steal and it resulted in a three-pointer by Hale, as HBU eventually led ABC at the break, 49-34. Jade Johnson led ABC (6-2) with 15 points, shooting 5-of-9 from the floor and a perfect 3-of-3 from the free throw line. Morgan Hale and Tori Wise each scored 12 for the Patriots. After ULM made two free throws to cut the McNeese lead to 63-62, McNeese called a timeout on the inbounds play trying to avoid the five-second call but McNeese was out of timeouts.  A technical foul was called on the Cowgirls and Chelsea Tieuel made both free throws to give ULM a 64-63 lead.  After ULM retook the lead off two free throws, Allison Baggett hit a jumper in the lane and on the next play, McNeese’s Alaina Verdin picked up a steal and scored a layup to give McNeese a 61-58 lead. Junior post Ashleigh Nwanguma recorded her first double-double of the season for HBU (4-3), and the second of her career, as she had season highs of 14 points and 11 rebounds in 16 minutes. Senior forward Shanice Steenholdt led the Huskies with 22 points on 8-of-11 shooting in 19 minutes. Senior forward Erin McGarrachan tied her season high of 12 points, while Heidi Sihvola dropped 11. McNeese began the game with a suffocating defense and held UL-Monroe to a 21.4 field goal shooting percent while shooting 50.0 percent in the first nine minutes of the game.  The Cowgirls held the lead for all but one minute in the first half and trailed 29-26 at the half. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi women’s basketball team fell to UT Arlington, 42-28, at the Dugan Wellness Center Saturday.   Houston Baptist 92, Arlington Baptist 62ULM 66, McNeese State 63UT Arlington 42, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 28 After coming off a season-high 26 points against Centenary, Baggett tied her career high today with 31 points with 20 coming in the second half.  Baggett ended the game 12 of 29 from the field and was perfect from the free throw line, making all six attempts. Jayln Johnson chipped in 12 points and dished out a season-high six assists. To make matters worse, ULM retained the ball after the technical.  The Cowgirls fouled Tieuel again and once again she sank two free throws for a 66-63 ULM lead. McNeese had a chance to tie the game but Baggett’s last second three pointer missed to the left as time expired. HBU jumped out to an 8-0 lead before the Patriots got on the scoreboard with a made free throw by Johnson. HBU outscored the Patriots, 21-8, in a span of eight minutes to lead by 20, 29-9, with 9:52 remaining in the first half. – Return to top – HBU led by as many as 23 before the Patriots used a 14-5 run to cut the deficit to 14, 39-25, following a steal and layup by Ainsley Richardson at the 3:12-mark. The Cowgirls outrebounded the Warhawks 37-30 but turned the ball over 18 times and weren’t able to contain ULM’s leading scorer, Sharnice Brooks who led ULM with 20 points. Brooks also led the game with seven rebounds. Tieuel joined brooks in double figures with 15 points. Tieuel scored 10 of her points from the charity stripe. Alayshia Hunter chipped in 12 points and was credited with six blocks. ULM 66, McNeese State 63MONROE, La. — An unusual turn of events in the last fourteen seconds erased what looked like a McNeese State women’s basketball come from behind victory, turned out to be a 66-63 loss to Louisiana-Monroe Saturday. UT Arlington 42, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 28 The Islanders (2-5) scored a season low 28 points in the loss. Sophomore Camesha Davis tallied six points while grabbing seven rebounds and Toledo, Ohio native Olivia Fouty put in six points and grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds in the loss. Both teams played tight defense throughout, forcing 37 turnovers during the contest. The Mavericks (3-4) were able to capitalize on the turnovers though, outscoring the Islanders 13-8 on the night. The Islanders took a 17-15 lead into the locker room thanks in part to its hustle on the boards in the first half. A&M-Corpus Christi was able to out rebound the Lady Mavericks 7-1 on the offensive glass, equating to a 7-0 advantage in second chance points.   The second half was all Mavericks though, as 6-foot-5 freshman Rebekah Van Dijk put in eight of her game-high 12 points. The forward was able to control the painted area, grabbing 12 rebounds on the night. After Camesha Davis hit a layup with 14:47 remaining in the second half, the Islanders did not score another field goal until sophomore Kassie Jones hit a shot from behind the arc with 2:25 left in the game. During the stretch UTA outscored the Islanders 12-2. The team will have a quick turnaround as they hit Stripes Court at the American Bank Center on Monday for matchup with the Lady Tigers of Tennessee State at 5 p.m. The Islanders men will take the floor against UTSA at 7 p.m. For the latest team information, like the team on Facebook (Islanders Women’s Basketball), and follow the Islanders on Twitter and Instagram (@IslandersWBB).– Return to top –last_img read more

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Changing their fortunes

first_imgClick on arrows to view more photos:Spencer/Columbus looks for a championshipBy Paul LeckerSports ReporterSPENCER – The Spencer/Columbus Catholic wrestling team has finished second at the Cloverbelt Conference Meet in each of the past three seasons.The Rockets are looking to change their fortunes, but first have their sights set on a regular-season title.Following a dominating 62-12 win over Abbotsford/Colby on Jan. 18 at Spencer High School, the Rockets improved to 6-0 in Cloverbelt Conference duals and can wrap up an outright regular-season championship with a win at Osseo-Fairchild/Augusta/Fall Creek on Thursday at Osseo-Fairchild.“We’re rolling pretty good,” Spencer/Columbus Coach Jake Zschernitz said. “We’re wrestling good right now, a few injuries, a little banged up. We’re looking at getting healthier and some guys possibly cutting some weight, I don’t know, that will play itself out. I think we’re wrestling really well at the right time, and we’ll see what happens.”All five of the Rockets that won Cloverbelt titles a year ago are back looking for another.Senior Hunter Luepke, a defending WIAA Division 2 state champion at 195 pounds, has moved up to 220 and is as dominating as ever. Luepke is 33-0 this season and is looking for his fourth-straight conference title.Logan Zschernitz, a junior who was third at 285 at the state tournament, is 28-2 this year, and he will be going for back-to-back conference titles.Ashton Ackman (106 pounds), Dominick Wichlacz (120), and Carson Hildebrandt (170) also will defend their Cloverbelt championships at the conference tournament Feb. 3 at Osseo-Fairchild.Wichlacz won his 100th career match in placing third at the St. Croix Falls Invitational on Jan. 20 and is 27-7 this season.Luepke won a title at the tournament, with Bryce Shaw (22-6) placing second at 145. Leo Rodriguez (113) and Hildebrandt took fourth, Caden Schillinger (152) was seventh, Colton Schillinger (132) finished eighth, as the Rockets took eighth place out of 20 teams at the meet.The depth and experience of the Rockets’ lineup has the team psyched for a strong postseason run.“I knew coming into the season we had a really good team,” Jake Zschernitz said. “It was senior night tonight and the seniors (Wichlacz, Shaw, Caden Schillinger, and Luepke) have really stepped up all year. The underclassmen have been winning matches when they need to be.“It’s pretty fun to watch (Luepke and Zschernitz). We’re pretty fortunate to probably have the two best athletes to ever come through this gym at the same time, on the same team. It’s pretty awesome.”Following the Cloverbelt meet, Spencer/Columbus will compete in the WIAA postseason in Division 2, with regionals at Medford on Feb. 10 and sectionals at Amery on Feb. 17. The WIAA State Individual Wrestling Tournament is Feb. 22-24 at the Kohl Center in Madison.Paul Lecker is the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com, a contributor to Hub City Times Sports. You can reach him by email at [email protected]last_img read more

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3 Innovations Coming to Mobile in 2015

first_imgThere are a number of innovations in business mobileOpens in a new window debuting from Intel and mobile device manufacturers in 2015. These will help enterprises to improve the user experience and productivity of their mobile work forces, and help IT bridge the gap between new user demands and the mobile equipment they offer.Form factor innovationThe forthcoming low-power, high-performance Intel Core M processor will enable form factor innovations such as razor-thin tablets that can offer the performance of a PC. Ultra-thin 2 in 1s are also going to be attractive to businesses who will be able to offer smaller and better form factors to their mobile workers and business travellers. These form factors will bridge the gap between new user demandsOpens in a new window for business client devices, and what the business can offer. The new super-thin tablets and notebooks will offer improvements in user experience, collaboration, productivity and portability.No wires technologyThe second innovation coming to mobiles is ‘no wires’ technology, which will simplify life for everyone. It will be a boon for mobile workers and IT departments, and continue the trend of workplace transformation. No wires docking, through Intel WiGig-based Wireless Docking technology, will transform meeting rooms. It gives workers ‘walk up’ convenience as it remembers their preferences, making them instantly productive. No wires docking can be used in combination with wire-free keyboards, mice, printers and monitors – such as the Intel Pro Wireless Display – and is poised to improve office working and modernise both consumer and business computing. Another exciting development coming in the future is ‘no wires charging’ for mobile devices. This will enable mobile workers to lay their device down on the desk so it can be charged automatically.This technology will accompany existing enterprise-class technology such as Intel vPro, which provides securityOpens in a new window and manageability to wire-free environments. Intel vPro can make wire-free meeting rooms secure, offer remote management and features such as transferring screens from one room to another to enhance collaboration.Stronger, simpler securityThirdly, more advanced security – which is simpler both to use and administer – is coming to mobile devices. New security innovations will simplify the sign-on process, and reduce the number of passwords required.Mobile devices will increasingly use multi-factor authentication, particularly biometric data such as face recognition, to improve business securityOpens in a new window. This ‘no passwords’ approach will simplify life for end-users, who will be able to unify their passwords by replacing them with a single biometric input instead.As for IT departments, multi-factor authentication will harden the security of the platform, and will also simplify security management.It will mean single sign-on for multiple cloud services through face recognition or two-factor authentication, and will utilise existing manageability and security features offered by Intel vPro technology.Mobile computing is about to enter a new phase of sophistication.- Ariflast_img read more

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2015 NYC Survey

first_imgTFA is committed to providing you with the most enjoyable experience at its national events and participating in our surveys will greatly assist us in this regard. If you would like to pass on some feedback of your experience at the 2015 Harvey Norman National Youth Championships, you can do so through the following survey which is available from https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/86YLYKT.Related LinksNYC Surveylast_img

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10 months ago​Leicester, Stoke City target Guingamp teenager Phaeton

first_img​Leicester, Stoke City target Guingamp teenager Phaetonby Ansser Sadiq10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveLeicester City are linked with French attacker Matthias Phaeton.The 18-year-old, who plays for Guingamp, is interesting the Foxes and Stoke City in the Championship.Per RMC Sport, he is currently negotiating with his club over a professional contract.And the French outlet believes that an offer of €800,000 or slightly higher could be enough to tempt them into selling the starlet.Phaeton made his debut for the first team in November. TagsTransfersAbout the authorAnsser SadiqShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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