• Soccer 11.04.2015 No Comments

    One game in 100 words: This match was amazing to observe should you love rooting for the underdog. This competition was entered by the Rapids with an 18-match winless run against among the strongest squads in Major League Soccer up to now this year, FC Dallas. Beside some glaring defensive mistakes from the Toros, Colorado came out of the gate with a brains that was concluding. Despite losing the possession challenge, the side netted four of their six shots on net, and for any outfit able of that high percent scoring, defeating top dogs of MLS of Pablo Maestroni becomes a lot simpler. On the defensive end, the Rapids revealed a tremendous improvement from their 2-0 loss to the New England Revolution.

    Goals

    Colorado: Badji 2′, Powers 43′, Torres 70′, Serna 85′

    Dallas: None

    Three minutes that mattered

    2′ — Badji away to blistering start — Midfielder Dillon Powers made a slow turn and zipped a fast cross toward the five-yard box after he getting possession through ball from a short. The powerful run was being made by Dominique Badji and muscled away defenseman Zach Loyd to pat -in Powers delivery, which was definitely good-directed in this scenario. This fast score set the Rapids gave them a boost of assurance in their attacking skills and earlier than anticipated.

    43′ — Powers converts second — It was lackluster and an above average person effort securing by the Toros that enabled this goal to happen. Powers progressed farther in the box and caught a pass just in the penalty area. With little to no resistance from Dallas’ center backs, himself basically walked into great shooting position and uncorked.

    85′ — Serna adds to insurmountable lead — Fighting for targets. Opportunistic. Those words describe the final two goals that essentially secured three points for the Rapids. This closing score from Serna was a matter of beauty, as the child won the ball with a daring tackle at midfield before receiving the layoff. Serna let a shot loose that winded into the top corner of the net–a spectacular strike that encapsulated the successes in Colorado in this match.

    Batting orders

    Dallas: Chris Seitz; Je-Vaughn Watson, Zach Loyd, Walker Zimmerman, Moises Hernandez (Atiba Harris HT); Victor Ulloa, Michel (Kyle Bekker HT), Ryan Hollingshead (Michael Barrios 75′), Tesho Akindele, Fabian Castillo; Blas Perez

  • Golf 11.03.2015 No Comments

    JeordanOrdan Spieth is decided not to get carried away by his record breaking first 36 holes in the Masters at Augusta.

    Spieth missed an eight-foot birdie putt at the 18th but finished a second-round 66, his halfway score of 130 one stroke much better in relation to the last mark set by Raymond Floyd 39 years past.

    The 21-year old, who finished this past year, tied for second on his Masters debut, took little time -stroke lead he held immediately, taking advantage of the par-five second to go to nine under.

    Further birdies followed at the fifth and eighth, and anyone expecting his grading might delay on the back nine were disappointed.

    Spieth and he birdied the 10th and the 15th he was ahead of Floyd’s 1976 speed, respectively.
    It seemed as if he’d make it to 15 under at the last but, after a great approach, a rare off line putt slipped past the left border and he had to be pleased with a six under 66 – good enough for a four-shot lead in the time.

    “As far as history and what happened the last couple days, does not mean anything unless I can close it out,” Spieth said. “I do not need to go in as the 36-hole finest record, but somebody who did not win.”

    I coming to a location that I adore and have been on my match. It is particular to be here and simply be out front in the tournament.

    “Any time you’ll be able to establish a record here is really amazing. I am extremely excited today about how I played.

    “I simply need to maintain my head down, establish a target for myself. It is certainly going to be challenging and I’m really going to need to be conscious of that and be fine with two or a bogey.

    “The most difficult thing to do is put aside needing to win so bad, and only letting my ball hitting and putting occur. I had an opportunity to win last year on Sunday and got off to an excellent beginning. I had like to get that same chance this year.

    “This is just the halfway stage and I am conscious of that. Not going to get ahead of myself. Iwill try to remain in the second and very patient these last two days and comprehend it is going to feel like a whole other tournament.”

    Charley Hoffman was his closest pursuer on nine under, together with the remaining portion of the field languishing much more and nine strokes Ernie Els, off the tempo having set the early clubhouse lead on five under after a 72.

    Hoffman had a purple patch in the conclusion of Amen Corner, with birdies at the 12th and 13th, and he went to 10-under with another birdie at 14, however a poor drive at the final cost him a bogey and made him five off the pace.