Monday, January 31, 2011

Vegas #6 in USA Golf

Jonatthan Vegas


Venezuelan golfer Jonatthan Vegas is ranked 22, a promising performance at the beginning Farmers Insurance Open Golf Among the 12 golfers who assist him in the position are Tiger Woods and Colombian Camilo Villegas

The event is endowed with $ 5.8 million

A birdie on the last hole (-3) give the golfer Jonathan Vegas a good start in the Farmers Insurance Open. Venezuela signed the card of 69 concrete after four birdies in the first round of this tournament on the PGA Tour, held in San Diego, California, USA.

The post 22 for Jhonattan Vegas is a promising start at the beginning of the tournament Farmers Insurance Open in Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, California.

It is a good start for Vegas with 69 hits, holding the record displayed in the tournament he won last week.


Celtics Defeated Lakers

Paul Pierce scored 32 points, Kevin Garnett had 18 points and 13 rebounds playing with a large bandage over a cut on his head, and the Boston Celtics won 109-96 Sunday to Los Angeles Lakers despite Kobe Bryant scored 41 points .

Ray Allen scored 21 points for the Celtics in the first confrontation between longtime adversaries since Los Angeles erased a 13 points to win by 83-79 to Boston in the seventh game of the championship series in NBA Last June, ending it in a dramatic way.

Bryant got his point 27,000, but could not turn to his teammates and lost to the best team in the AL East.

The spanish Pau Gasol had 12 points for the Lakers, who lost for the fourth time in their last seven games.


Djokovic Won Australian Open



Novak Djokovic won Friday's second Open Australian title with victory 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 against british Andy Murray.

The Serb also won the title of Australia Open in 2008. By yesterday, Murray has made three defeats in Grand Slam finals after losing to Roger Federer in 2008 U.S. Open and 2010 in the Australia Open.

The Scottish has not won a set in a Grand Slam final. Last year, Murray cried after his loss to Federer.

Murray lost seven consecutive games since late in the first set to the second, and apparently never entered into rhythm in the match.

Murray and Djokovic have 23 years and only have an age difference of one week. Both are good friends and often practice together.

During the coin toss before the match Djokovic showed a broad smile as reflected Murray seemed restless and nervous. After the meeting, both players were given a hug.


Grosjean back with Renault




Frenchman Romain Grosjean, who raced in Formula 1 for Renault in 2009, yesterday announced his return to the discipline for 2011 as the team's third driver for Renault Lotus.

"2011 is the year of return to a position as third driver for Renault Lotus and a full season in GP2 Asia and GP2 with DAMS team, " said Grosjean, who believes he can get a short term position in the race driver Formula 1.

"Being third driver can get a lot of experience, being in the paddock, seeing the people, understand what was missing in my first time in Formula 1 ", he added.


Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Dominican ex-Cy Young Ink with New York Yankees

Bartolo Colón

Bartolo Colon, who has not pitched in the MLB since 2009, agreed to sign a minor league contract with the New York Yankees.

The righty (37 years) was released by the Chicago White Sox in September 2009 after compiling 3-6 with a 4.19 ERA in 12 starts.

Dominican Colon is a former Cy Young of the American League in 2005, when improved to 21-8 with the Angels in Los Angeles. But his record is 14-21 since then.

Looking back to the majors, Colons did show in the winter leagues in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.



Orange Will Sponsor Dominican Football



The company Orange Dominicana and the Dominican Football Federation signed an agreement yesterday in which the entity directly sponsor all the events of the discipline in the country.

The alliance aims to project the Dominican football as leader of the discipline in the Caribbean.

Also implemented an educational program of technical support and training, in order to raise the level of the players.

The signing ceremony was conducted by Eduardo Valcárcel, Vice President Brand Communications and Orange Dominicana, and Orisis Guzman, president of the Dominican Soccer Federation.

Other executives were present for the telephone company and the football organization.


Valcarcel said that the signing of this agreement confirms the support of Orange football in the world.

Guzman thanked the gesture of the company and pledged to continue working tirelessly for the benefit of the discipline.


Barca Appeals Messi's Fine


FC Barcelona
appealed the fine of 2,000 euros (US$ 2.736) and the yellow card that the Spanish football federation imposed on argentin soccer star Lionel Messi for showing a T-shirt dedicating a goal to his mother.

The Argentine star Barça lifted his shirt and showed a red underneath with the message "Happy Birthday Mom'' on Saturday when he scored a penalty one of the goals in the 3-0 win over Racing Santander in the Spanish league.

The referee showed him a card during the match to the recent winner of the FIFA Golden Ball, but in its final report said that the footballer had done.

The team said Messi's message "is not advertising, nor does it show, but defends the values of family and other social values and positive in the world of football also has to be speaker.''


Chavez Denied Hates Golf


Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez denied Sunday that golf is an enemy and congratulated Jhonattan Vegas for the victory in the Bob Hope Classic, the first Venezuelan to win a PGA tournament.

"No I hate golf, man. What I am against, again, is there a group of very rich people who are there in the heart of Caracas, there are few acres, nearly 100 hectares, 50 hectares of golf courses, "he said.

Argued that "almost anywhere in the world" there are golf courses within cities, and insisted that such facilities "are on the outskirts of cities. "


Monday, January 24, 2011

Benzemá Scored Goal in Real Madrid Victory

Karim Benzemá

Real Madrid kept their unbeaten status at home in the Spanish league after winning 1-0 at Mallorca on Sunday with a goal from French forward Karim Benzema questioned.

The meringues added their 16th victory in the league and keep the difference of four points behind leaders Barcelona, who reached 55 units.

Barca scored his 14th victory Saturday in a row, a record of that Real Madrid won the 1960/61 season, beating Racing Santander 3-0.

In the Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid played a pale first half in which he faced with Mallorca backlash that could only stop 12 minutes _a stick arc Emilio repelled the shot and some interventions Nsue_ merengue goalkeeper Iker Casillas.

Argentine Angel Di Maria returned to display his offensive game against the whole Balearic searching the net with shots direct cleared by Israeli goalkeeper Dudu Aouate and trying to chain moves with the Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, but failing to score.

Nor shone Kaka and resumed coach Jose Mourinho replaced him.

At 61, Benzema was on the edge of the area attended by Esteban Granero, dribbled past defender Ivan Ramis to make a place to send the ball into the back of the net.

His goal came in another week when Benzema was the subject of a debate by the insistent claims of Mourinho to bring a center-down after Gonzalo Higuain injury. Mourinho, Kaka agreed, saying he expects a better performance of Benzema.

Cristiano Ronaldo, who started the play of the goal and scored the go to Farm, failed to score the second of the 78 misses but the ball went a little astray.

At 81, Cristiano's header crashed into the pole preventing the Luso secure the victory.

Benzema, who has two goals in the league, failed to score with two minutes remaining, but the keeper beat him in hand to hand.





NFL Miami Dolphins Resign GM

The Miami Dolphins agreed to multiyear contract with his manager

The Miami Dolphins announced yesterday that extended a multiyear contract for general manager Jeff Ireland.

The decision was made after the franchise owner, Steve Ross, Jan. 8 renew the contract with coach Tony Sparano through 2012.

Thus the two most important men at the helm still in place since they took their respective positions in 2007.

"The decision to extend the contract to Jeff was easy,''Ross said." The young talent that has joined Jeff during his three years with the Dolphins has made a profound impact on the recovery of our franchise.''

Ireland's first act was to fire Coach Cam Cameron Sparano then appointed.

Following the Dolphins' poor season in 2010, where for the second time ended with a losing record 7-9, Sparano position staggered and Ross along with Ireland began to find a new coach.

After all the candidates declined the proposal of the Dolphins, Ross issued a contract year Sparano.

"I appreciate the support of the Dolphins organization and I will continue working hard to return the team to its elite position in the NFL,''said Ross.

Since arriving at the Dolphins, Ireland has helped to add 10 headlines from three drafts: Jake Long, Phillip Merling, Chad Henne, Kendall Langford (2008), Vontae Davis, Sean Smith, Brian Hartline, Chris Clemons (2009), Koa Misi and John Jerry (2010).

Of these, Long has been selected three-time All-Stars.

Also joined Anthony Fasano, Brandon Marshall, Karlos Dansby and Richie Incognito, in addition to Davone Bess, Dan Carpenter and Cameron Wake.


Manny Sign with Tampa Bay


The MLB analyst, Harold Reynolds, says the impact of Manny Ramirez could be big with young hitters in the Rays of Tampa Bay.

Ramirez, who has hitted 555 career homers and is one of the best hitters of this generation, comes from several years of production diminished.

He served a 50-game suspension in 2009 for violating drug policy and only hit nine homers in 90 games last season while spending three stages on the disabled list.

"Clearly, the suspension has put a dark cloud over their lifetime achievements, but as far as work ethic, I do not think there is anyone in baseball in baseball with more routine work or better work ethic than he has, "said Reynolds.


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