Other Sports Pro Kabaddi League: Naveen Guides Dabang Delhi To 46-44 Win Over Jaipur Pink Panthers

first_imgBengaluru: Naveen Kumar dished out a superlative performance as Dabang Delhi beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 46-44 in a Pro Kabaddi League match at the SreeKanteevara Stadium here on Wednesday.The raider picked up 16 points, including a record-setting 10th consecutive Super 10, as the Delhi side overcame a stiff challenge from Jaipur Pink Panthers to consolidate their position on top of the points table.The first half of the match saw both teams trade major blows. The Delhi unit had a dream start to the match when their raider Chandran Ranjit pulled off a 5-point raid in the second minute of the match to severely reduce the Jaipur men on the mat.The Pink Panthers, who went into the game on the back of a three-match losing streak, looked clueless as a dominant Delhi side inflicted the first All-Out of the match in the fourth minute.Jaipur didn’t take the All-Out lightly though and captain Deepak Niwas Hooda initiated a comeback with some strong raids.Nitin Rawal picked up a five-point raid in the 12th minute to clean up the Delhi players and force an All-Out on the table toppers. The closely-fought first half ended with Dabang Delhi leading by two points (21-19).The second half, much like the first, started with the Delhi side on the front foot. But Sachin Narwal produced an important two-point raid that saved the Pink Panthers from an All-Out and handed the momentum to the Season one winners.Elavarasan produced two mighty Super Tackles as the Pink Panthers started moving into a lead and the Jaipur team inflicted another All-Out on Delhi in the 12th minute of the second half to make the scores 35-29 in their favour.The incredible Naveen Kumar, however, kept the Delhi side in the game, clinching his 10th consecutive Super 10 with five minutes remaining.A three-point raid by Delhi’s Vijay in the dying minutes made it a close affair. And not surprisingly it was the table-toppers who held their nerves to pick a final minute All-out that pushed them to a 2-point lead which proved enough for a win. For all the Latest Sports News News, Other Sports News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

NCAA removes football and men’s basketball from North Carolina’s amended notice of allegations

first_imgAny mention of football and men’s basketball has been removed from North Carolina’s amended notice of allegations from the NCAA. The first notice of allegations mentioned both programs, however, no one in either program or the program itself was accused of wrongdoing.The first notice of allegations was released in May of 2015 and, according to a UNC press release, the university reported new information to the NCAA last August, which is why the allegations notice was revised.“We are carefully reviewing the amended notice of allegations resulting from our joint investigation with the NCAA and will respond with facts and evidence that present a full picture of our case,” said Bubba Cunningham, UNC’s director of athletics said in the release. “The University takes these allegations extremely seriously. We remain committed to cooperating fully with the NCAA while working tirelessly to secure a fair outcome for Carolina.”UNC faces five Level I violations in the amended notice of violations, which is considered the most serious level of violations. Here are the five:1. The first stems from a former women’s basketball academic counselor providing impermissible benefits.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text2. The second comes from a former student services manager in the African and Afro-American studies department failing to help the NCAA when it requested information related to the potential violations.3. A third allegation resulted from a professor refusing to be interviewed by the NCAA about potential violations despite five requests.4. The NCAA also alleged that there was not enough monitoring of the African and Afro-American studies department, which allegedly ran courses structured as lecture classes as independent studies. The women’s basketball academic counselor accused of providing impermissible benefits in the first allegation was also alleged to not have been monitored properly.5. The first and fourth allegations resulted in a fifth allegation of lack of institutional control.The university also announced in the release that it received the document on Monday and that the university will respond to the NCAA within 90 days of receiving the document, the NCAA’s deadline for a response.This is the fourth NCAA investigation into an Atlantic Coast Conference program in the last five years. Syracuse, Miami, North Carolina and Louisville have all faced investigations. UofL’s men’s basketball team sat out the 2016 postseason after a recruiting sex scandal.UNC Notice of Allegations by Chris Comments Published on April 25, 2016 at 5:59 pm Contact Chris: cjlibona@syr.edu | @ChrisLibonaticenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more