Cole:Aubameyang needs to leave Arsenal

first_imgFormer Chelsea star, Joe Cole, has said Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang needs to leave Arsenal. Loading… “He needs to be playing in the Champions League. Read Also:I feel very bad for late miss – Aubameyang “He’s not played enough years in the Champions League to cement himself as a top, top player, which is what he actually is because his stats and his numbers add up with anyone.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img The Arsenal captain has not played in the Champions League since his switch to the Emirates in 2018. “If I’m Aubameyang, I’d be looking out the door because he’s a player that needs to be playing at the very, very top level,” Cole said.Advertisementlast_img read more

Wisconsin women’s hockey remains undefeated after weekend series against MercyHurst

first_imgThe University of Wisconsin women’s hockey team has been on a roll lately, and this weekend was no exception as the Badgers defeated MercyHurst in a two game sweep.Wisconsin welcomed their second non-conference team to LaBahn on Thursday night, just four days after their previous series against Lindenwood ended. This short turnaround meant that Wisconsin would have little time to recuperate before heading into what was sure to be another very physical series.Women’s hockey: Wisconsin sweeps Lindenwood during home openerThe University of Wisconsin women’s hockey team was victorious this weekend against non-conference foe Lindenwood, earning their first two victories Read…Although it was MercyHurst’s first game of the season, the Lady Lakers wanted to start their season off with a bang, and nothing would create more waves than taking down the No.2 team in the nation. However, in order to do this, they would need to find a way to stop Wisconsin at their own game, on their own turf.MercyHurst and Wisconsin have met nine times in the past, and each time the Badgers came away victorious. While UW might have won all nine series, they were usually hard fought, and always kept the Badger women on their toes.This series started off rather aggressively, with four penalties tallied by the end of the first period — three from the Lady Lakers and one from the Badgers. It was clear that if MercyHurst couldn’t manage to out-smart the Badgers, they were going to try to out-muscle them.With 23 penalties between the two games — 11 of which were UW penalties — it was clear that MercyHurst was trying to outdo the Badgers in any way possible. Unfortunately for the Lady Lakers, only one of those 11 powerplays would result in a goal.Wisconsin saw many players light the lamp on Thursday and Friday night, with a majority being underclassmen. This year, the underclassmen have been leading the team in scoring, and are showing signs of promise for the WCHA schedule later in the year.Women’s hockey: While classmates prepare for exams, Pankowksi, Clark chasing Olympic goldAnyone who has taken an economics class knows that every choice you make always has an opportunity cost — losing Read…Another key player for the Badgers was goaltender Kristen Campbell. The new Badger netminder has managed to help her team earn five victories this year, with opponents only able to score a single point against UW. She earned her second career shut out this weekend.Wisconsin heads back to the road next weekend to take on the Syracuse women’s hockey team in what is sure to be an exciting weekend series. The series between the Badgers and the Orange starts Friday at 3 p.m.last_img read more

Celtics get back at Pistons

first_imgAl Horford had 18 points, Jaylen Brown scored 12, reserve Marcus Smart also had 12 points and smooth-shooting rookie Jayson Tatum scored 11 for the Celtics. Tatum made a 3-pointer late to help hold off a potential comeback by the Pistons, putting Boston ahead by eight points with 1:55 left.Boston shut down the Pistons’ offense after giving up a season-high 118 points on 52 percent shooting in the loss to them. On Sunday, the Celtics held Detroit to a season low in points and forced it to miss two-thirds of its shots.Baynes kept a hand, arm or shoulder on Drummond while defending him, keeping him out of the lane as much as possible.“They never took a body off him, and we could never take advantage of it,” Detroit coach Stan Van Gundy said. “He got shots for other guys, but we didn’t make any of them.”The Pistons have lost six straight for the first time since late in the 2014-15 season.ADVERTISEMENT When Detroit beat the Celtics last month, Drummond scored 26 points and Jackson had 20. In the rematch, Drummond didn’t make a shot until late in the game and finished with just six points on 1-of-5 shooting while Jackson was 0 for 9 with two points.“We were locked in,” said Boston center Aron Baynes said. “Our offense wasn’t as crisp as we wanted it to be, but defensively we had a game plan and we stuck with it. We were trying to pack the paint and make them make plays from the outside. Last time, they really had whatever they wanted inside the paint.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBrian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defenseThe Eastern Conference-leading Celtics bounced back from a loss Friday night at San Antonio, extending their feat of losing consecutive games only once this season.“We responded not only to that loss at home (to Detroit), but also to the tough Spurs loss,” said Boston’s Kyrie Irving, who scored 16 points. “We want to continue to build character and identity for our team and be responsive with a quick turnaround.” Boston Celtics forward Al Horford, center, goes to the basket against Detroit Pistons forwards Stanley Johnson (7) and Tobias Harris, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)DETROIT — The Boston Celtics prevented Andre Drummond from scoring in the paint and quieted Reggie Jackson on the perimeter.That helped Boston get revenge from a rare loss in a 91-81 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours “We’ve lost some confidence and we need to get it back,” Van Gundy said. “We knew we were going to play a month unlike anyone else in the NBA, and we started it well, but now it has gotten bad.”TIP-INSCeltics: Marcus Morris, who was acquired in last summer’s trade with Detroit for Bradley, didn’t play and is expected to sit out the next game before having his left knee evaluated in Boston. … Horford left the game briefly in the first half, favoring his right leg as he limped off the court.“I just banged knees,” Horford said.Pistons: Tobias Harris scored 19, reserve Anthony Tolliver had 15 points and Avery Bradley scored 12 against his former team. Ish Smith added 11 points off the bench, taking advantage of an opportunity to play in place of the cold-shooting Jackson.“We had a lot of open shots, but I think someone put a lid on the basket,” Jackson said. “I couldn’t get anything to go down.”HE SAID IT“My job is to be a truth teller for these guys,” Van Gundy said. “When they were 10-3, they weren’t as good as everyone was saying. And now that they have lost six straight, they aren’t as bad as everyone is saying.”UP NEXTCeltics: Wrap up a three-game road trip Monday night at Chicago. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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