With four of the top 10 teams in the nation competing in the 2013 Big Ten Championships this weekend, the road to a conference title will not be an easy one for the Ohio State wrestling team. The No. 6 Buckeyes posted a 5-3 record in Big Ten play this season, earning victories against Michigan, No. 14 Illinois, No. 23 Wisconsin, Indiana and No. 16 Northwestern while suffering losses to three higher-ranked opponents – No. 1 Penn State, No. 2 Minnesota and No. 4 Iowa. They did not face No. 12 Nebraska, Michigan State or Purdue. “We have to perform to our best,” said 141-pound sophomore Hunter Stieber. “The Big Ten is stacked with five of the top teams in the nation. It’s a smaller bracket so there’s going to be more of a chance for one team maybe than others. It’s going to be tough.” OSU is one of only four teams to have a seeded wrestler in each weight class. Six Buckeyes were voted in by the conference’s coaches as top five preliminary seeds for the championships. Redshirt sophomore Logan Stieber (133) and his younger brother Hunter Stieber earned No. 1 pre-seeds after going undefeated in the regular season. Logan Stieber, who missed most of January with a leg injury, posted an impressive 19-0 record and will be in search of his second consecutive Big Ten title. Hunter Stieber boasted a 27-0 record and led the team with 10 major decisions. “I feel pretty good (about the tournament),” Hunter Stieber said. “It’s the end of the year so it’s exciting. This is what we’ve been training for all year. I’m ready for it. I’m excited to wrestle.” Earning No. 4 pre-seeds were redshirt junior Nick Heflin (174) and sophomore Andrew Campolattano (197). Heflin holds an overall record of 12-3 while Campolattano went 15-8. Senior Nikko Triggas (125) and sophomore Cam Tessari (149) were awarded No. 5 pre-seeds after finishing the regular season with records of 17-10 and 13-7, respectively. Rounding out the lineup for OSU are redshirt sophomore Josh Demas (157), redshirt senior C.J. Magrum (184), freshman Mark Martin (165) and freshman heavyweight Nick Tavanello who earned sixth, eighth, ninth and tenth pre-seeds, respectively. Coach Tom Ryan said that in order to have a shot at a conference championship, the team will have to improve the way it trains. “Overall, I just think it’s discipline, that’s definitely a problem for us,” Ryan said. “The discipline of rest, the discipline of warming up right, the discipline of being ready to compete at a high level. We have to do all the little things right.” Redshirt sophomore Matthew O’Hara (174) agreed that the team needs to work on some areas but feels confident that it can come out of the tournament victorious. “Conditioning has been kind of a problem for some people, so we’ll have to work on that,” O’Hara said. “We’ll have to get that under control. But we definitely have the talent, so it’s definitely in our grasp. We’ll be able to do it.” The Buckeyes’ first match is set to begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Assembly Hall in Champaign, Ill. The Big Ten Championships will conclude on Sunday.
Beppe Marotta confirmed Diego Godin offered himself to Inter Milan claiming “He is a figure we don’t want to let get away.”The former Juventus chief spoke to the press ahead of Inter’s Serie A match against Sassuolo this evening.“We have no doubts that Mauro Icardi will remain here, as we are happy with him and vice versa. The only remaining issue is when to put pen to paper on the contracts,” said Marotta and cited via Football Italia.Five players who might struggle at Inter Milan next season Taimoor Khan – August 5, 2019 Inter Milan are going to be a different prospect next season with Antonio Conte in charge and some players are going to find it…He was asked about Atletico Madrid defender Godin, who it’s widely reported will join Inter when his contract expires in June.“I have to underline that Inter have a very strong appeal, as many players are looking for us and agents knock on our door. This is flattering, as it means we represent a reference point in the world of football.“There are champions who present themselves, that we don’t want to let get away, and Godin is one of them. We are ready to welcome such profiles and I want to underline that Godin will be a free agent in June.”
Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The KSRM News Department compiled some of the top stories from this past week. Thursday 11/8Audio PlayerThursday-1108.mp3VmThursday-1108.mp300:00RPdPCHS Seeks Solution For Psychiatric Patients On The Kenai Peninsula, Revenue From Personal Use Dipnet Fishery Down 35%, Always Be ‘Winter Ready’, Field Of Flowers Signage Approval Moved To Next Meeting Monday 11/5Audio PlayerMonday-1105.mp3VmMonday-1105.mp300:00RPdKenai To Install Security Cameras At Police, Fire Department, State Making Major Progress Addressing Untested Sexual Assault Kits, Governor Walker: LNG Project “Brightest Spot On Economic Horizon”, Troopers Report Few Arrests Over Halloween Weekend Wednesday 11/7Audio PlayerWednesday-1107.mp3VmWednesday-1107.mp300:00RPdUnofficial Results: Micciche, Carpenter Win General Election, Dunleavy Maintains Lead In Race For Governor, Stand For Salmon Defeated In General Election, Young Secures Victory For Alaska’s Sole Congressional Seat Tuesday 11/6Audio PlayerTuesday-1106.mp3VmTuesday-1106.mp300:00RPdRunner Completes His Journey From The Kenai Peninsula To Key West, Florida, Officials Hope To Certify Election Results By November 23, DOC Reports Ninth Inmate Death This Year, ADOT&PF Reminds Drivers To Be Avalanche Aware Friday 11/9Audio PlayerFriday-1109.mp3VmFriday-1109.mp300:00RPdLNG Project Schedule Calls For Work To Start In 2020, Sen. Sullivan “Kenai Peninsula Is A Bright Spot In The State”, NPR-A Lease Sale Smaller Than Last Year’s, Veterans Day Ceremony At Soldotna Sports Complex
A woman allegedly committed suicide taking poison after killing her son and daughter at Digha village in Sharsha upazila on Sunday night following a family feud.The deceased were Hamida, 30, wife of Ibrahim, her daughter Sharifa, 12 and son Shahin, 3.Quoting family members, Moshiur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sharsha police station said Hamida poisoned her daughter and son following an altercation with her in-laws and then she killed herself by swallowing poison around 9:30pm.On information, police recovered the bodies.
Multi-platform video management specialist Saffron Digital has named Leen Segers as sales manager for EMEA. Segers’ appointment follows the naming of former Brightcove sales executive Enda Parker, also as EMEA sales manager, three months ago. Segers was previously a media executive with Kaltura.
Vivendi has agreed to sell French telco SFR to Altice/Numericable, which has fended off competition from rival bidder Bouygues to clinch a deal worth “in excess of €17 billion”.Confirming the agreement, Vivendi said that the Altice/Numericable offer delivered the highest value for SFR’s customers, employees and shareholders.Vivendi will receive €13.5 billion at the closing of the transaction, a potential earn-out of €750 million and has the possibility to sell its 20% stake at a later stage – representing a total value that it said is greater than €17 billion.“This balance between cash upfront and future upside from industrial value creation fits with Vivendi’s philosophy, an industrial and financial group concerned about creating long term value in the interest of shareholders, employees and consumers,” Vivendi said in a statement.Among the factors that contributed to the decision, Vivendi said that Altice/Numericable’s focus on fixed and mobile convergence would produce strong synergies from the merged networks and generate new growth opportunities.It also said that the plan presented by Altice/Numericable guarantees “development of sustainable employment” and that the Altice/Numericable offer presented “the lowest competition risks.”“Vivendi selected the most balanced offer between cash upfront and stock participation allowing the group to benefit from the highest total valuation. While pursuing its announced strategy to focus on media, Vivendi wants to support SFR, its 27 year-long subsidiary, by strengthening its industrial and social structure,” said Vivendi.The news comes a week after Bouygues extended its improved offer to acquire SFR until April 25. Its bid included a €13.15 billion upfront payment, and offered an indemnity payment of €500 million in the event that France’s competition regulator blocked a deal between the pair.
Jørgen Madsen Lindemann, MTG president and CEO.Modern Times Group (MTG) has decided to write down the value of its Ukrainian pay TV service, Viasat Ukraine, because of continuing economic uncertainty in the country. MTG is writing down 100% of the value of the goodwill value of its 85% stake in the platform via Viastrong Holding. The company said it will include net non-recurring charges of SEK154 million (€17 million) related to the stake in its second-quarter results. The charges comprise a SEK160 million non-cash net impairment related to Viasat Ukraine and SEK70 million of organizational and restructuring costs, offset by a SEK76 million net gain from the recently completed sale of an 80% stake in Swedish open-access fibre-to-the-home network operator Zitius to TeliaSonera.According to the company, the decision was taken due to the uncertain economic outlook in Ukraine and the devaluation of the Hryvnia. Viasat Ukraine accounted for less than 1% of MTG’s net sales in 2013.MTG said its organizational restructuring, costing SEK70 million, would deliver annual cost savings of approximately SEK40 million, which would be reinvested in business intelligence and data analysis.“The impairment of the Ukrainian assets reflects the current situation, but make no mistake that we remain committed to the operations and see substantial long term potential for the business, not least given the scale of the country and the upcoming TV digitalisation process,” said Jørgen Madsen Lindemann, MTG president and CEO.“The sale of Zitius in Sweden has generated a healthy return on investment for us, and the broader changes we have made are all about optimising our set-up so that we can continue to invest in the Group’s growth and development.”
French broadcasters and organisations representing rightsholders have banded together to condemn what they describe as Google and YouTube’s “massive and unprecedented campaign of disinformation” against the EU’s revised copyright directive, currently at the stage of ‘trilogue’ discussions between the European Council, Parliament and the Commission.YouTube’s controversial ‘save your internet’ campaignIn an open letter that thanked French culture minister Franck Riester for having assured them of the support of the French government to see the directive through, some 37 organisations including all the country’s main broadcasters – France Télévisions, TF1, M6 and pay TV outfit Canal+ – condemned the campaign to mobilise opposition to the directive, which they said was motivated solely by self-interest.The letter said that Google and YouTube’s campaign was “based on the manipulation of users, influencers and the young” and was “unacceptable”.The group said that Google and YouTube had “once again crossed a red line in abusing their dominant position”.The group, which also included numerous copyright collecting societies, said that the directive was “essential to re-equilibrate a sharing of value that is currently unequal between the [web] platforms and the culture and media industries” and warned against any weakening of the proposed rules.“Otherwise, Europe would be admitting its powerlessness and its submission to the GAFAs,” they said, referring to the acronym commonly used in France to refer to Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple.The French groups’ condemnation of YouTube follows a series of interventions by Google’s video-sharing unit to attempt to block the implementation of Article 13 of the EU’s proposed copyright legislation, most recently by encouraging its content creators to speak out against rules that it claims would “block the vast majority of uploads from Europe”.The call to action from creators marked an escalation of YouTube’s campaign following an article by CEO Susan Wojcicki alleging that the “creator economy is under threat” and a letter to creators arguing that the directive “poses a threat to both your livelihood and your ability to share your voice with the world”.The copyright directive, which was approved by European Parliament in September, will see web companies such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube forced to pay for the work of artists and journalists that appear on their sites, and use filtering systems to block copyrighted content appearing without authorisation.
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