SKABA All Stars begins training

first_img Sharing is caring! NewsSports SKABA All Stars begins training by: – November 2, 2011 Share Tweet Sharecenter_img 21 Views   no discussions Share SKABA All Stars began their two week long practice and training programmeBasketball City (November 1st 2011):- The SKABA All Stars began their two week long practice and training programme leading up to their match-up against Dominica, on Monday evening.13 of the selected 15 man squad showed up for the teams first practice at Basketball City with Coach Dave “Doc” Sutton. According to team official the practice went exceptionally well and the players are all eager to play the Dominican National team which features the 7’-2” former NBA and European Professional player Garth Joseph. The SKABA All Stars were also joined in training by the Female National Team who themselves are in training for the upcoming regional tournament in Antigua the annual Gillian Brazier Womens Invitational. The team has been participating in the tournament for most of the last 10 years and has placed no lower than 3rd place .The SKABA All Stars continue their preparations during the rest of the week and into next week where they are expected to engage 2 local teams in practice match-ups.According to sources close to the management body of St.Kitts Basketball , SKABA , the team will be kept together as much as possible after the Dominican team tour and a return trip to Dominica will be pursued in addition to engaging other national teams in an effort to prepare the team for what is hoped will be an exciting year for the national team with the possibility of a revived LIBA tournament as well as participation in CBC.The SKABA All Stars will Dominica on Sunday 13th November at Basketball City. On Saturday night of the same weekend the St.Kitts Team will play Nevis All Star team in a friendly match-up at Basketball City.Press Releaselast_img read more

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MLB trade rumors: Brewers considering dealing Mike Moustakas, Yasmani Grandal for starter

first_imgThe Brewers could be looking to upgrade their rotation in an unconventional way.Milwaukee is considering moving infielder Mike Moustakas or catcher Yasmani Grandal in exchange for a starter, according to a report from The Athletic, which cites unidentified league sources. Brandon Woodruff injury update: Brewers ace (oblique) to have MRI, headed to IL MLB trade rumors: Padres’ offers for Mets starter Noah Syndergaard have been ‘especially light’ “The return of Travis Shaw and emergence of Keston Hiura would make Moustakas perhaps easier to replace than Grandal, but the Brewers probably could find a cerebral, defensive-minded catcher. Baseball America recently ranked the team’s farm system as the worst in the game, so a trade of a major leaguer might be a better way to improve.”The Brewers finished play Sunday one game behind the Cubs and Cardinals for first place in the National League Central. They’re also a game out of the second wild-card spot with a 56-51 record.“The way I would look at the (trade deadline) is, adding is meant to complement a good team that has a chance to get to and advance in the playoffs,” Milwaukee president of baseball operations David Stearns said earlier this month, via MLB.com. “And, certainly my belief is that this team has the ability to get to that point.”The Brewers have reportedly explored dealing for Rangers left-hander Mike Minor, Tigers ace Matthew Boyd and Mets righty Noah Syndergaard, amongst others. “We would like to be in a position to add to this team. That is our preference,” Stearns said. “And I anticipate that’s where we are going to be.”Brewers All-Star right-hander Brandon Woodruff was placed on the injured list last week with a left oblique strain. He’s expected to miss about six weeks. Moustakas is slashing .261/.333/.532 with 26 home runs and 60 RBIs for Milwaukee in 2019 while Grandal has hit 19 homers and driven in 54 runs in 98 games. Both players can become free agents after the season.The report adds: Related News MLB trade rumors: Rangers ‘likely’ to move Mike Minor; Phillies, Brewers interested in starterlast_img read more

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Panthers’ Cam Newton admits he shouldn’t have thrown with shoulder injury

first_imgCam Newton won’t make the same mistake he did last year.The Panthers quarterback admitted in an interview with Peter King for “Football Morning In America,” he shouldn’t have pushed himself to play through his nagging shoulder injury last season but wanted to prove he was capable of leading his team. “Being hurt, being injured … looking back at it, it probably wasn’t the smartest, efficient thing, knowing that I left it all out there on the field. And if you asked me if I’d do it again, I’d do it again. I just know my worth to this team, know how much these guys believe in me and how much I believe in them. If I’m willing to do that, and I know I’ve seen other guys do the same thing, too.”After a promising 6-2 start, the Panthers stumbled to a 7-9 finish, though Newton completed a career-high 67.9 percent of his passes for 3,385 passing yards and 24 touchdowns with 13 interceptions before being shut down for the final two games of the regular season. He underwent an arthroscopic procedure on his right shoulder in January.While he understands injuries are part of both the game and the aging process, Newton, who turned 30 in May, is still optimistic about his career progression for other reasons. On the other hand, it could be argued the decision ultimately backfired.”As a quarterback in this league,” Newton said, “you’re unanimously the leader, right? We needed that game. I felt as if I wanted to give my team everything that I had honestly. Related News Derrick Henry injury update: Titans back (lower leg) has no timetable for return Chargers’ Joey Bosa in ‘much better place’ after disappointing season Panthers’ Eric Reid ready to take on leadership role in 2019 “You can look back at any type of player,” Newton said. “You can look back at any type of sport and as a player grows, your game has to change. I remember reading and seeing a lot of clips about Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Brett Favre, even Peyton Manning to a degree. When you get old, you have to change certain things. It kind of keeps you young.”I actually look forward to it. I embrace this whole process because it’s made me feel like a rookie again. Learning certain things, learning new mechanics, focusing on the little nuances of playing a quarterback position and trying to master it. So at this point in my career, it’s not about velocity. It’s not about throwing a ball 70 yards. It’s about efficient football that’s gonna win football games.”Newton has resumed throwing since the team opened training camp last week and has been throwing long passes, part of his game that was noticeably absent last season.last_img read more

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