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Sharing is caring! Share HealthLifestyle Pepsi Introduces Fat Blocking Soda by: – November 14, 2012 Soda and healthy aren’t exactly synonymous, but Pepsi-Cola in Japan is trying to change that with a new fiber-infused drink.Dubbed the “Pepsi Special,” the soft drink set to go on sale Tuesday contains dextrin, a fiber that distributor Suntory claims helps reduce fat levels in the body.Eager to appeal to young, health-conscious men, Pepsi has put out a comical ad on its website showing a businessman trying to chose between a woman dressed in a pizza costume and another in a burger outfit. The message – you don’t have to give up either, if you drink the Pepsi Special.Odd-flavored drinks are not unique in Japan’s $48 billion a year soft-drink market. Past Pepsi flavors include strawberry and milk, salty watermelon, and yogurt, to name a few.This is Pepsi’s first venture into the healthy cola market. Rival Kirin, better known for its beer, released its own sugar-free, dextrin soda this summer: the “Mets” cola.By Akiko Fujita, ABC News Share Share 20 Views no discussions Tweet
ILOILO City – After six months of delays, modern jeepneys of theIloilo City Alliance of Operators and Drivers Transport Cooperative (ICAODTC)will finally be operating. The minimum fare is P10.20 for the first fourkilometers plus an additional P1.20 for every succeeding kilometer. These modern jeepneys belong to the Iloilo City Alliance of Operators and Drivers Transport Cooperative. Each unit can accommodate 25 passengers. The minimum fare is P10.20 for the first four kilometers plus an additional P1.20 for every succeeding kilometer. Beginning Thursday, Nov. 28, an initial seven air-conditioned units will serve the “Ungka-ITGSI-Iloilo City via CPU” route. This is from the Iloilo Terminal and General Services, Inc. (ITGSI) terminal in Barangay Ungka, Jaro district to the City Proper passing by Central Philippine University. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN “Our transportation is leveling up, just as what our mayor (JerryTreñas) wants for our city,” he stressed. The three additional routes are Villa Baybay, Ungka-ITGSI via Diversionand Jaro Plaza-Manduriao but Alido could not yet ascertain when their modernjeepneys would start serving these routes. A total of 28 units were approved by the LTFRB to serve the“Ungka-ITGSI-Iloilo City via CPU” route but 21 units were still being installedwith stickers, said Alido yesterday. ICAODTC launched its modern jeepneys on May 8 and announced that12 units would start operating after a week. But this did not materialize. Beginning Thursday, Nov. 28, an initial seven air-conditionedunits will serve the “Ungka-ITGSI-Iloilo City via CPU” route. This is from the IloiloTerminal and General Services, Inc. (ITGSI) terminal in Barangay Ungka, Jarodistrict to the City Proper passing by Central Philippine University. It was LTFRB, too, which determined the fare rate, he added. According to Alido, the LTFRB has allowed ICAODTC to serve threemore routes and operate a total of 104 modern jeepney units. The infrastructure for the AFCS is not yet in place, explainedAlido. ICAODTC modern jeepneys would be using the Automatic FareCollection System (tap cards) in the near future, said Alido, but for now“passenger assistance officers” would be collecting the fare from passengers. ICAODTC will start mobilizing its modern jeepneys a week after theDepartment of Transportation (DOTr) announced it would not push through withthe total phase out of jeepneys 15 years old and older starting July 2020. There were hitches that included the slow completion of theICAODTC garage and the transfer to the cooperative of the certificates ofregistration (CR) and official receipts (OR) of their old jeepney unitsrequired by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). This Thursday at 7 a.m., there would be a ceremonial “take off” ofthe modern jeepneys at the ITGSI Terminal. Officials from LTFRB, LandTransportation Office, Development Bank of the Philippines, and the citygovernment have been invited to attend. The government’s move to modernize Philippine public transportaims to minimize air pollution and improve public transport safety. Mostjeepneys are not compliant with smoke emission standards, according to theLTFRB. ICAODTC is the first Iloilo City transport cooperative registeredwith the Cooperative Development Authority and approved by the Office ofTransportation Cooperatives under the DOTr on August 2018./PN According to Rizal Alido, board secretary of ICAODTC, their modernjeepneys will start picking up passengers at the ITGSI terminal. Each unit can host 25 passengers. After a week, an additional eight units would be mobilized and theremaining 13 units would be deployed after another week. A unit of modern jeepney costs P2,040,000, said Alido.
Everton manager Martinez hailed Lukaku’s resilience in shrugging off a six-game goal drought across December, tipping the 21-year-old to fight back to top form. “I’ve seen the players mentally refreshed now, we had a little bit of a break and I thought today we looked really strong mentally,” said Martinez, ahead of Everton hosting Liverpool next Saturday. “It seemed an opportunity rather than a chore, to get the three points. “Well the Merseyside derbies are always phenomenal events and they are games that almost look after themselves. “Today was very important for us to face a team in the moment of form that Crystal Palace is, it was a real test. “So it was one where we had to focus, and now we can really enjoy it and look forward to the Merseyside derby. “I was pleased with Romelu’s performance with the infectious way he was working in that forward line. “I thought he looked powerful, I thought he looked really fresh and that was pleasing when you’ve got a striker like Romelu at that sort of level. Everton are “mentally refreshed” and ready to tackle Liverpool in the Merseyside derby after ending their eight-match winless streak at Crystal Palace, according to Roberto Martinez. Boss Martinez hailed his beleaguered side for turning the “chore” of chasing victories into “an opportunity”, with Romelu Lukaku firing his second goal in three games. Belgium striker Lukaku has endured a tough month after the death of close friend and former Anderlecht academy team-mate Junior Malanda. Press Association “He just sets high standards of attacking play. “I think we’ve all had a tough time as a team because we had such a high expectation of ourselves and when you don’t reach those expectations it’s going to be difficult. “But I don’t think Romelu has any reason to feel down about it, he’s been an incredible footballer, he’s a responsible young man. “Sometimes we forget he’s only 21, he came back from the World Cup and sometimes it’s tough to get your match fitness up to speed. “And now he’s fully fit, he’s ready, he loves taking responsibility. “And he’s a striker as we all know who has the potential to be if not the best, one of the best in world football.” Everton’s former Wigan boss said Saturday’s victory at Selhurst Park was not about feeling relieved, though. “More than relief it was real satisfaction, the last two performances in the league have been very, very good, and we didn’t get the three points,” said Martinez. “Today it felt we had to be perfect to get the three points because they are a team full of confidence who have been scoring with ease. “When you look at a team that can score eight goals in the last three games it shows their form, so for me it’s a real satisfaction. “We scored early, and that’s the hardest thing in football, to hold onto that lead in a place like Crystal Palace. “We were the first ones not to enjoy us not getting wins consistently. “We know what we can do, we know the expectations and that was difficult. “You want to enjoy your football, and show what you can do, and for a while we couldn’t do that. “We’ve got 15 games in the league, we want to show what we can do, and make sure we enjoy in Europe a really good run in the knockout stages.” Palace boss Pardew admitted his side lacked killer instinct in falling to their first defeat in his tenure. “We never really produced a classical moment, or a great moment today,” said Pardew. “That was a shame, we had a lot of good play but that final pass, that final idea, let us down today.” Pardew conceded Palace missed Marouane Chamakh after the striker suffered a broken nose, and lamented Phil Jagielka clearing Dwight Gayle’s shot off the line. “The loss of Cham was crucial today, his guile and experience around the box would have been important,” said Pardew. “He’s got a broken nose we fear, so fingers crossed he doesn’t get my cold. “He wasn’t concussed, but it was a heavy blow to the nose. “But I think he’ll be okay for Leicester. “I thought Gayle’s shot was in, and the players’ reaction looked like it was in. “So whoever invented that goal line technology wanted kicking up the bum today! “To be fair the linesman said ‘it’s not on the watch’, so I knew straight away really.”
adidas designer Inigo Turner said in a statement on the club website: “We have aimed to break expectations by reengineering simple but impactful design features such as the classic v-neck collar and the iconic three-stripe detailing down the arms as our commitment to giving Manchester United a truly ground-breaking kit for the 2015/16 season.” The kit, launched under the slogan ‘Break Expectations’, also features a graphic design on the hem of the shirt taken from the 1990 jersey worn by Ryan Giggs in his debut season. Press Association It is the first strip made by the German sportswear manufacturer since they signed a 10-year partnership with the Barclays Premier League giants. The shirt cost £60 from the club’s official online megastore on Saturday, with a kids’ shirt priced at £50. A baby kit was £35. Manchester United have unveiled their new adidas home kit and it is reminiscent of their shirts of the 1980s.
The Gunners were largely outplayed by a visiting side desperate to start the new year with a surprise result to lift themselves out of the relegation zone. Steve McClaren’s men certainly created more chances but they were undone when Laurent Koscielny scored his third of the season from close range to secure a 1-0 win for the hosts. Petr Cech, fresh from sealing the Premier League clean-sheet record, kept out a number of Newcastle chances – most notably Georginio Wijnaldum’s early second-half shot. And it was Arsene Wenger and his players left smiling at the full-time whistle as Koscielny’s effort, coupled with Leicester’s goalless draw at home to Bournemouth, saw them move clear at the summit. Twice in the opening two minutes Hector Bellerin was freed down the right for the hosts, using his pace to get into a good crossing position. The first was turned behind for a corner before Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain failed to make meaningful contact with the second as Wenger’s men looked to strike early. Arsenal were on top but it was their goalkeeper Cech who was forced into the first save of the contest, diving to his right to keep out Wijnaldum’s header. The visitors were enjoying a period of possession as Arsenal struggled to gain momentum, with Olivier Giroud’s blocked effort on 37 minutes their first chance of the game. Cech then had to make two routine saves from Aleksandar Mitrovic and Wijnaldum before half-time and was back in action shortly after the break. This time Wijnaldum was clean through when he was denied by Cech before Mitrovic turned over Ayoze Perez’s cross from less than six yards out. Arsenal laboured to victory over Newcastle to start 2016 with a win and move two points clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League. Arsenal responded but Aaron Ramsey could not turn home Mesut Ozil’s cross, with Rob Elliot in the Newcastle goal easily holding onto the midfielder’s effort. With Elliot earning the wrath of the home fans for perceived time-wasting, Wenger started pacing his technical area and remonstrating with referee Anthony Taylor and fourth official Stephen Martin. But it was still McClaren’s side that was creating, and wasting, the chances – this time Chancel Mbemba heading well over the bar from the centre of the area. All of those missed opportunities came back to haunt the Magpies as Koscielny tapped home from close range with a little over 15 minutes remaining. Ozil swung in a corner which Giroud eventually nodded towards goal, with France colleague Koscielny nipping in ahead of a dozing Perez to put the Gunners ahead. Newcastle still pushed on but Mitrovic again missed the target with a difficult header before Ramsey and Ozil both came close to a clinching second goal for the hosts. TWEET OF THE MATCH @MesutOzil1088: “An ugly and hard fought win today! But huuuuuuuuge 3 points and still top of the league.” PLAYER RATINGS Arsenal: Petr Cech: 8 Hector Bellerin: 6 Per Mertesacker: 6 Laurent Koscielny: 7 Nacho Monreal: 6 Mathieu Flamini: 5 Aaron Ramsey: 5 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: 5 Mesut Ozil: 6 Theo Walcott: 5 Olivier Giroud: 5 Substitutes – Joel Campbell: 5 Kieran Gibbs: 5 Newcastle Rob Elliot: 6 Daryl Janmaat: 6 Fabricio Coloccini: 7 Chancel Mbemba: 6 Paul Dummett: 7 Cheick Tiote: 7 Jack Colback: 7 Moussa Sissoko: 7 Georginio Wijnaldum: 7 Ayoze Perez: 6 Aleksandar Mitrovic: 6 Substitutes – Florian Thauvin: 5 Siem De Jong: 5 STAR PLAYER Petr Cech: He may remember Monday’s win over Bournemouth more fondly as the 2-0 win saw him secure the Premier League clean-sheet record – but the 33-year-old was much busier here and kept Arsenal in it as Newcastle created more goalscoring chances. MOMENT OF THE MATCH Pavel Srnicek: On an afternoon where the football will soon be forgotten, the standing ovation before the game for Srnicek, the former Newcastle goalkeeper who died last week at the age of 47, was a moving moment as both sets of fans united to pay their respects. VIEW FROM THE BENCH Gunners boss Arsene Wenger made three changes from the win over Bournemouth but his side looked tired and, given the number of injuries, he had little in reserve to change things. He will know Arsenal got away with one here but in the past they would have lost on afternoon’s such as this. Newcastle were good, but Steve McClaren will be left bemoaning a cutting edge. MOAN OF THE MATCH Arsenal’s fans were treated to some fine football towards the back end of 2015 but that was quickly forgotten and soon got on the backs of their players when things did not instantly go their way, but they were left chanting about being “top of the league” at the game’s conclusion. WHO’S UP NEXT Arsenal v Sunderland (FA Cup, Saturday, January 9) Watford v Newcastle (FA Cup, Saturday, January 9) Press Association
Police arrested a man who is accused of fatally shooting a homeless man after an argument in Pompano Beach last week.Police identified the victim as 28-year-old Joseph Surace.According to Broward Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Miranda Grossman, detectives identified 35-year-old Ruddy Germain as the suspect through video surveillance and witnesses.Germain was arrested Wednesday on a charge of second-degree murder and he is being held without bond at the main Broward County jail.
For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com February 14, 2020 Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNo. 10 Seton Hall (18-6, 10-2) vs. Providence (13-12, 6-6)Dunkin’ Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island; Saturday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: No. 10 Seton Hall presents a tough challenge for Providence. Providence has won two of its six games against ranked opponents this season. Seton Hall came up short in an 87-82 game at home to Creighton in its last outing. Providence faces tough test vs No. 10 Seton Hall PLENTY OF EXPERIENCE: Senior leadership has been on display for both of these teams. Alpha Diallo, David Duke, Luwane Pipkins, Nate Watson and Maliek White have combined to account for 72 percent of Providence’s scoring this season. For Seton Hall, Myles Powell, Quincy McKnight and Romaro Gill have combined to account for 52 percent of the team’s total scoring.MIGHTY MYLES: Powell has connected on 31 percent of the 200 3-pointers he’s attempted and has gone 8 for 33 over his last three games. He’s also made 79.8 percent of his free throws this season.WINLESS WHEN: Providence is 0-6 this year when it scores 61 points or fewer and 13-6 when it scores at least 62.UNBEATEN WHEN: The Friars are 11-0 when holding opponents to 40 percent or worse from the field, and 2-12 when opponents shoot better than that. The Pirates are 12-0 when they hold opponents to 66 points or fewer and 6-6 whenever opponents exceed 66 points.DID YOU KNOW: Providence is ranked first among Big East teams with an offensive rebound percentage of 33.7 percent. The Friars have averaged 13.4 offensive boards per game.___
Teams have recently returned to training at club facilities, but with players practicing individually. Barcelona is top of the league with a two-point lead over Real Madrid after 27 of 38 rounds.___More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/Soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditMADRID (AP) — Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced Saturday that the soccer league in Spain will be allowed to resume from June 8. While the top tier, La Liga, will be allowed to play from this date, it has already said it wants to resume play on June 12. It is unclear when the first games will be held.There has been no play in the top tier due to the coronavirus crisis since March 12. May 23, 2020 Associated Press Spanish soccer league to resume in June
Coming off a disappointing 2008 season, Wisconsin football head coach Bret Bielema has stressed competitiveness and work ethic to his team by giving each player on the roster a chance to prove he belongs on the field. The open competition at every position has forced the entire roster to develop a greater sense of urgency. Even the incoming freshmen are getting the opportunity to earn some playing time, and there are quite a few who are already making an impact.Wisconsin’s 2009 recruiting class featured several nationally ranked players and as usual had its fair share of under the radar-type prospects. The coaches traveled all over the country to bring in talent and were rewarded with a deep recruiting class. Defensive coordinator Dave Doeren was responsible for evaluating the Missouri area, and he was able to secure commitments from two of the country’s top offensive players.Montee Ball, a freshman from Wentzville Mo., and Kraig Appleton, a wide receiver from East St. Louis, Ill. were brought to UW due in large part to Doeren’s recruiting efforts.“Both of them were national recruits, so it was a matter of getting them interested in us,” Doeren said.Ball was first to commit to the Badgers, and he revealed UW was always a heavy favorite in his mind.“Wisconsin was the school that seemed the most interested in me,” Ball explained. “I related to the coaches pretty well, and I was drawn to their style of offense since the one I ran in high school is very similar.”Doeren knew what Ball was looking for in a school and he made sure the state of Missouri’s all time leading rusher was well aware of how good a fit UW could be.“Montee wanted to play in an offense like ours, an offense that wants to run with power,” Doeren said. “He knew what he wanted so his recruitment was over early.”With Ball committed, Doeren looked to reel in Kraig Appleton, one of the nation’s top wide receivers. Appleton’s recruitment continued until the bitter end, and it was a battle between UW and Illinois that lasted until signing day. Wisconsin’s coaches and players built a strong connection with Appleton, and that ultimately played a large role in his decision to become a Badger.“The coaches always called and checked up on me and the players would always contact me,” Appleton said. “I felt a lot of love and support.”Doeren knew he was in a struggle with Big Ten rival Illinois for Appleton’s services, especially when the Illini were able to bring in some of Appleton’s high school teammates. But Doeren felt that UW had more to offer the wide receiver.“Kraig wanted to get away and write his own story, as opposed to going to a place where a lot of his teammates have already been,” Doeren said.Doeren has been busy coaching the defense and getting his unit ready for the season opener, but he has been impressed with what he has seen from the offensive playmakers he brought in.“Well practice is practice and the lights are going to come on here in a few days. But they both look like guys who can certainly help us win.”Tight ends coach Joe Rudolph added some more talent to UW’s roster by bringing in a talented linebacker prospect from Ohio. Chris Borland, a prospect from Kettering, Ohio, cracked the two-deep in the latest depth chart and has been solid from day one.“Chris came in and did an amazing job in camp and he really earned it,” Rudolph said. “He has all the intangibles that you look for in a Badger football player.”Although he had limited national attention and only received a few scholarship offers, Borland had his heart set on becoming a Badger and wanted to prove himself as soon as possible.“The recruiting process was a lot of fun, but I knew I always wanted to be a Badger,” Borland explained. “For Wisconsin to show interest was really a dream come true.”Another Ohio commitment came from Brian Wozniak, who has the potential to continue the tight end tradition here at UW.“Brian has great size and receiving skills, and he is a guy who takes advantage of every opportunity,” Rudolph stated.While Doeren and Rudolph were busy recruiting in the Midwest, it was defensive line coach Charlie Partridge who was looking for talent down in Florida. Florida has some of the best high school players in the country, and is home to the national champions — St. Thomas Aquinas. Thanks to coach Partridge, UW now has two players from the country’s top ranked high school on the roster. Linebacker Conor O’Neill, and defensive back Dezmen Southward decided to come up north to Madison to play college football.The coaching staff was excited to bring in a prospect like O’Neill, who was one of the leaders of the national championship team.“Conor comes from a high school program that just speaks for itself,” Partridge said. “He is a student of the game, and he is a very intelligent football player.”Even off the football field Partridge felt that there was something special about O’Neill.“He just has innate leadership abilities,” Partridge said. “His parents raised him to be that way, and you can see that as soon as you step into his home.”Southward, the other St. Thomas graduate, has shown the coaching staff his impressive athletic ability. The coaches say that he is just beginning to realize his potential.“Dezmen has an extremely high ceiling and some of our kids say that he is the fastest guy on the team,” stated Partridge. “I mean this is only his second year playing football, but the athletic ability just speaks for itself.”With a number of multi-year starters leaving the program, UW is entering a time where new leaders and playmakers will have to emerge. The 2009 class has some highly regarded talent as well as some unknowns, but Rudolph and the coaching staff are confident the incoming freshmen have what it takes to succeed.“They are all just smart, tough and dependable,” Rudolph said. “That’s what we’re looking for.”
Published on April 11, 2015 at 6:56 pm Siena midfielder Uros Antic corralled a centering pass and fired a shot toward net. Syracuse defender Spencer Kopko slid to the ground to block it with his leg, but the ball bounced right back to Antic, who directed a shot past a diving Pat Castle and into the top right corner of the net.Antic opened his arms in celebration and ran to the corner flag as he and his teammates dove into a pile. Two players rolled on the ground, hugging.It may have been an exhibition game, but Siena had just taken a 2-1 lead with only four minutes left.“To concede such an early goal, we responded well,” SU head coach Ian McIntyre said, “Played some good stuff in the first half, but just obviously disappointed to concede a late goal.”SU lost the friendly, 2-1, to the Saints on Saturday afternoon at Le Moyne’s Ted Grant Field. The Orange’s only goal came from the foot of forward Chris Nanco on a penalty kick in the first half. SU takes on Herkimer County Community College in a home exhibition on April 18.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textPushing the paceNoah Rhynhart flicked a ball bouncing behind him about 10 minutes into the second half with his heel. The ball arced to about shoulder height and dropped in front of forward Kenny Lassiter. While the ball was placed a bit too far, Lassiter blasted a shot at the charging Siena goalie.The ball caromed away, but it was one of several plays Rhynhart used to spark SU off the bench.“(He) was very direct, very positive, and that was good,” McIntrye said of Rhynhart. “That’s what we’re looking for.”Rhynhart played a secondary role to Nanco, who controlled the offense in the first half. After scoring the first goal of the game, Siena did not have meaningful possession of the ball until 15 minutes were left in the first half.Down 1-0 about 10 minutes into the first half, SU was awarded a penalty kick, and Nanco buried the shot in the bottom left corner of the net as the goalie dove the opposite direction, tying the game at one goal apiece.“We’ve lost a lot of goals with Emil (Ekblom) and (Alex) Halis not being back with us in the fall,” McIntyre said. “So there’s some unanswered questions and Chris has directness and I thought he was lively today, but he ran out of steam a little bit toward the end.”Big shoes to fillIn net instead of Alex Bono was Castle, a freshman with no collegiate game experience.Just two minutes into the game, Siena earned a free kick from about 30 yards out. The Syracuse wall blocked the free kick, but the ball landed in front of a Siena player who curved a shot into the top corner of the net. Castle dove to his left, but couldn’t stop the well-placed shot.“It’s invaluable time for Pat as a freshman goalkeeper to move from our No. 3 to our No. 1,” McIntyre said. “I thought he did very well … claimed a lot of crosses.”Castle made at least five saves, but his best performance came during corners and crosses into the box.His best save of the day came on a Saints corner kick. A Siena player placed the ball into the far outside corner of the box and headed it on net, but Castle jumped to his left, grabbing the ball out of the air.Set upOn Saturday, SU had at least four corner kicks and a few more free kicks, but did not take advantage of its set pieces. Some corner kicks fluttered over the cluster of players near the net and rolled out of bounds, others were headed away but none found their way into the net.The wind was one reason SU did not convert its free kicks. Whether it was at players’ backs or they were kicking into the wind, it changed the way each had to approach the free kicks. If the wind was at a player’s back, he would try to put it up a little more to put pressure on the goalie, but if a player is kicking into the wind, he would drive the ball more.“We haven’t worked a lot on set pieces this spring. Just kind of throwing some things out there,” McIntyre said. “The wind didn’t help you put a ball in the air. It was going to blow around a lot. Ultimately our final delivery into the box probably could have been a little bit better.” Comments Facebook Twitter Google+