Ward commits to Palace


first_img Press Association The 25-year-old right back has penned a new deal at the Barclays Premier League club until the summer of 2018. Ward has been an ever present for the Eagles in their Premier League campaign this season, with Alan Pardew’s men having moved into 11th place well clear of the survival battle. Defender Joel Ward has signed a contract extension with Crystal Palace.center_img “It has been something that has been talked about a little bit and I am glad to now put that to the back and just concentrate with my football and I’m delighted to have signed the deal,” Ward said on the club’s official website, www.cpfc.co.uk. “The relationship with the gaffer and the club helped. I am excited for what the next few years have in store.” Ward, who signed from Portsmouth in June 2009 and helped the Eagles secure promotion back to the top flight, added: “I love the passion of the club, the fans have been exceptional since I’ve come here and they’ve welcomed me with open arms. “It has been a joy to play in front of them – especially at home – week in, week out. Even the travelling support’s been incredible.” Palace – who followed up their home win over Manchester City with an impressive 4-1 victory at relegation-threatened Sunderland last weekend – welcome West Brom to Selhurst Park on Saturday, now managed by former Eagles boss Tony Pulis. last_img read more

Syracuse walk-on guard Christian White will transfer to Pace


first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Comments Published on April 5, 2016 at 5:17 pm Contact Sam: [email protected] | @Sam4TR The Rochester, New York native and former Aquinas Institute star started his career at Monmouth where, in two seasons, he appeared in 44 games and averaged 2.5 points per game. White transferred to Syracuse for his junior season and he played seven minutes across four games and scored three points. Pace finished 9-19 in Division II last season.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textWhite’s transfer is not a surprise because, per Syracuse.com, White chose not play in any games in order to preserve his final year of eligibility for graduate school.The walk-on had an eventful last year with the Orange while the team made an unlikely run to the Final Four. White also took a tumble while celebrating with the team’s leading scorer, Michael Gbinije, during the Gonzaga game which helped key the Orange’s run. Christian White, a walk-on guard for the Syracuse basketball team, will transfer to Pace University, he announced via Twitter on Tuesday afternoon.last_img read more

Rain or Shine downs debuting Ginebra to go 2-0


first_imgP16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ San Beda sends Gilas Cadets to 0-3 start in Filoil Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast LATEST STORIES Quarters: 27-16m 49-34, 75-64, 108-89.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netRain or Shine grabbed a share of the early lead in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup after a 108-89 victory over debuting Ginebra Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.“Finally, we were able to beat Ginebra,” sighed ROS coach Caloy Garcia as theADVERTISEMENT Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Elasto Painters scored a victory against the Gin Kings for the first time since beating them in the same conference last season.Rain or Shine went to its advantage in the paint as Raymond Almazan poured seven of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, on top of his eight rebounds and two blocks, while Reggie Johnson also uncorked 16 points, seven in the final frame, alongside 15 boards, three assists, and three blocks to stay unscathed at 2-0.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownEd Daquioag also added 17 points and two rebounds, while James Yap got 13 points on a 3-of-5 shooting from threes as the team collectively shot 14-of-36 from downtown.“A 2-0 start is always good,” said Garcia. “The other locals stepped up today, so as long as we do the same thing every day, we’ll be fine.” MOST READ View comments ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ The Elasto Painters were quick to impose control on the game, taking a 46-26 lead in the second quarter before staving off the numerous rallies from the Gin Kings.Japeth Aguilar topped Ginebra with 28 points, 12 rebounds, and three blocks, while Charles Garcia had an uneventful debut with his 19 points, eight assists, and six boards.The Scores:RAIN OR SHINE 108 — Almazan 20, Daquioag 17, Johnson 16, Yap 13, Ahanmisi 10, Belga 7, Norwood 5, Onwubere 3, Washington 3, Casiño 2, Ponferada 2, Borboran 0, Matias 0, Torres 0.GINEBRA 89 — J. Aguilar 28, Garcia 19, Tenorio 13, Devance 11, Mercado 7, Ferrer 3, Thompson 3, Caguioa 2, Mariano 2, Caperal 1, R. Aguilar 0.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

TRANSFER ALERT! Valencia poised to sign Liverpool target Cristian Tello


first_imgLiverpool and Southampton target Cristian Tello could be about to join Valencia, according to reports in Spain.The young Barcelona forward has been out on loan for the past two seasons and it does not look like he will be reintegrated to the first team for the coming season.In fact, it has been suggested that manager Luis Enrique had told Tello not to bother reporting for pre-season training as he does not fit into his plans.Liverpool hold a long-term interest in the 24-year-old while Southampton have been strongly linked with the Spaniard this summer.However, both English clubs could be set to miss out on him with a move across Spain reportedly on the cards.Barca completed the £41.7million signing of Andre Gomes from Valencia and Spanish newspaper Sport reckons Tello could move in the opposite direction in the wake of the deal. Cristian Tello has reportedly been told he has no future at Barcelona 1last_img read more