Candlelites

Everything from Everywhere

wsu’s hercules mata’afa to skip senior season to enter nfl draft - Search

wsu’s hercules mata’afa to skip senior season to enter nfl draft Searched between all the resources and sites across the web. To view the full text news click on the links searched. All links are displayed with the source site.



wsu’s hercules mata’afa to skip senior season to enter nfl draft


stefanie loh: [email protected]; on twitter: @stefanieloh. stef loh has covered college football in four conferences on both coasts, but her heart has always been rooted in the pacific northwest. she joined the seattle times in august 2015. she loves wine tasting, olympic weightlifting, fall colors and college football saturdays.






wsu’s hercules mata’afa ejected for targeting after hit on jake browning


washington state suffered a huge loss early in the third quarter when defensive tackle hercules mata’afa was ejected for targeting after a big hit on uw quarterback jake browning.with uw up 24-0, mata’afa and dan ekuale combined to chase down browning on third-and-8 from the uw 35-yard line, early in the third quarter.ekulae hit browning low as he released the ball, but mata’afa went in a little higher, and his helmet made contact with browning’s, knocking the quarterback’s head backwards.the play was ruled a personal foul with targeting on mata’afa, and the ruling was upheld after a review.under ncaa rules, because the targeting penalty occurred in the second half, mata’afa will have to sit out the first half of wsu’s bowl game.mata’afa entered the game leading wsu with 21.5 tfl and 9.5 s






wsu will have to fend off michigan state without hercules mata’afa in the first


hercules mata'afa incurred a targeting penalty against uw that will force him to miss the first half of wsu's dec. 28 bowl game against michigan state. but could this also be mata'afa's last college game?san diego, calif. – the numbers and accolades speak for themselves.washington state defensive tackle hercules mata’afa amassed nine sacks and 21.5 tackles-for-loss to become a consensus all-american and finish as a semifinalist for the bednarik and walter camp awards this season.but his dominance in wsu’s win over utah is the best illustrator of how dramatically he can affect a football game.mata’afa was relentless against the utes, set personal single game records with three sacks and five tackles-for-loss and. in the first quarter, he strip-sacked utah quarterback tyler huntley and recov






wsu’s cody o’connell and hercules mata’afa named walter camp all-americans


cody o'connell and hercules mata'afa continue to collection all-american nominationswashington state offensive guard cody o’connell and defensive tackle hercules mata’afa have been named to the nation’s oldest all-american team, the walter camp all-america first team, the walter camp foundation announced thursday.the 2017 walter camp all-america team will be honored at the organization’s 51st annual national awards banquet on jan. 13 at yale university in new haven, conn.earlier thursday, o’connell was also named to the athletic’s all-american first team, and the associated press’ all-pac-12 first team, while mata’afa was named the associated press’ defensive player of the year, and earned a first team all-american nod from si.com, and a second team all-american nod from the athletic.o’con






the curious case of juan mata and manchester united


“i wish juan mata played for anyone else so i could truly love him.”that was the text i got from my friend, a liverpool fan who obviously disdains everything manchester united. this was after mata lofted a perfect ball for henrikh mkhitaryan to slot home in united’s 1-0 win over st. etienne in the europa league round of 32.it was almost the perfect way to sum up juan mata, who is a joy to watch on so many levels but when his career comes to an end we will look back at him at the most ultimate enigma. he’s a player with undeniable talent, a player that had a 19 goal season along with an astonishing thirty-five assists and was certainly worth the £35 million manchester united paid for him. but since leaving chelsea he’s never really settled in to a permanent role.mata is a curious player bec






santa paula qb keshaun mata receives area national spirit award


keshaun mata, a senior quarterback at santa paula high, has been named the section 7 recipient of the "national high school spirit of sport award" by the national federation of state high school assns.the award recognizes individuals who "exemplify the ideals of the spirit of sport that represent the core mission education-based athletics."mata has overcome adversity in the form of cancer since he was 5.while playing quarterback this season, he had to have surgery to remove three cancerous nodules in his right lung. he soon returned to the field.for the latest on high school sports, follow @latsondheimer on twitter






juan mata and eric bailly risk jose mourinho's wrath after funny video at manche


eric bailly and juan mata may have just earned themselves the wrath of manchester united coach jose mourinho.the manager has reportedly become upset with leaks coming out of the club and has banned his players from using social media. in that case, he probably won’t be thrilled with what bailly and mata shared on social media wednesday:eric bailly & juan mata after manchester united training today… #bailly#mata#manchesterunited






mata: united will give everything in europa league final


24/05/2017 10:54, report by ryan grant manchester united midfielder juan mata has vowed the players will give their all to win the uefa europa league final.the reds take on dutch side ajax at the friends arena in stockholm tonight [wednesday], with the winners qualifying for next season's champions league competition. speaking to mutv last week in the build-up to the game, mata explained why united are determined to get a result in sweden."it’s really important for us," he said. "we can win a trophy the club has never won, a european trophy, and then obviously have the chance to play champions league football next season. so we are taking it very seriously and are focused on trying to win."we’ve played a lot of games but, for me, when you reach a final, the mental power is much stronger th






wsu dt hercules mata’afa named a bednarik award semifinalist


stefanie loh: [email protected]; on twitter: @stefanieloh. stef loh has covered college football in four conferences on both coasts, but her heart has always been rooted in the pacific northwest. she joined the seattle times in august 2015. she loves wine tasting, olympic weightlifting, fall colors and college football saturdays.






wsu’s hercules mata’afa named to nagurski trophy preseason watch list


stefanie loh: [email protected]; on twitter: @stefanieloh. stef loh has covered college football in four conferences on both coasts, but her heart has always been rooted in the pacific northwest. she joined the seattle times in august 2015. she loves wine tasting, olympic weightlifting, fall colors and college football saturdays.






hercules mata’afa, cody o’connell lead wsu cougars as first team all-pac-12 sele


stefanie loh: [email protected]; on twitter: @stefanieloh. stef loh has covered college football in four conferences on both coasts, but her heart has always been rooted in the pacific northwest. she joined the seattle times in august 2015. she loves wine tasting, olympic weightlifting, fall colors and college football saturdays.






gonzaga guard nigel williams-goss declares for nba draft


guard nigel williams-goss, who led gonzaga to its first appearance in the ncaa final four, said he will skip his senior season and declare for the nba draft. he has an agent, which eliminates the possibility of returning to college basketball.spokane – guard nigel williams-goss, who led gonzaga to its first appearance in the ncaa final four, said tuesday he will skip his senior season and declare for the nba draft. he will be represented by greg lawrence of wasserman; hiring an agent eliminates the possibility of returning to college basketball.“i just felt like, in my heart of hearts, it was the right decision,” said williams-goss, who played for the zags for one season after transferring from washington. “i feel like i came here to improve as a player. looking at all my stats across the






pac-12 weekend wrap: oh, how the huskies miss john ross


we look ahead to the pac-12 championship schedule and reflect on the week that was in the conference.theme of the season: usc’s coal turns to gold.all credit to the trojans for clinching the south with two weeks to play despite a brutal schedule (12 in a row, saturday/friday roadies, south bend/tempe back-to-back, etc).as a reward, the logistics flip in their favor, dramatically so.usc finishes the season saturday against ucla, then comes a week off before the pac-12 championship game, which means:most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeksusc will have an extra week to prepare while its opponent will be playing on a short week off a high-stakes game.the championship, don’t forget, is on a friday night at levi’s stadium.if usc’s opponent is one of the washington schools, the






juan mata's blog: every match is a final now


01/05/2017 11:15, report by juan mata each and every monday during the season, manchester united star juan mata pens a personal blog and, this week, he reflects on his return to the bench after injury and looks ahead to two key away games...hi everyone, this week we’re having a mix of good and bad feelings once again, the latter being, of course, the draw against swansea and luke and eric’s injuries. in this regard we’re being very unlucky, but we have to keep looking ahead. as for the game, we let two points slip away, again, when the win so much needed…but there have been very good moments during the week as well, such as my being back with the team, and also my birthday. thank you so much to all of you for your messages, it was a great day and, although i didn’t get the present of the t






juan mata's blog: frantic april is a good challenge


27/03/2017 10:38, report by juan mata each and every monday during the season, manchester united star juan mata pens a personal blog detailing his latest experiences on and off the pitch. in his latest post, on monday 27 march, he reveals what he's been up to during the latest international break and looks ahead to the reds' april schedule...hi everyone, west bromwich albion, everton, sunderland, anderlecht, chelsea, burnley, manchester city and swansea. it’s not a random list of teams, it’s the list of the eight teams we’re going to face in a frantic month of april. since we have to play twice against anderlecht (first and second leg), it makes a total of nine games for us the next month! it’s not a complaint, it’s just a reality and we have to adapt ourselves to it, in order to give the






juan mata's blog: united must look forward


15/05/2017 09:40, report by juan mata each and every monday during the season, manchester united star juan mata pens a personal blog. this week, he reflects on the reds' defeat to tottenham and looks ahead to our final premier league games and the europa league final...hi everyone,i know you have a bad taste right now, after the defeat against tottenham. same as we do. but we must remember that we have a few exciting days ahead, and i hope that, at the end of the season, we can say that, overall, it’s been a good season for us.this weekend, we visited a stadium that was saying goodbye to football. it was the last premier league game at white hart lane. obviously it would’ve been much better to win and be able to say that you were the last team who won there, but we couldn’t. they are alway






juan mata's blog: united must look forward


15/05/2017 09:40, report by juan mata each and every monday during the season, manchester united star juan mata pens a personal blog. this week, he reflects on the reds' defeat to tottenham and looks ahead to our final premier league games and the europa league final...hi everyone,i know you have a bad taste right now, after the defeat against tottenham. same as we do. but we must remember that we have a few exciting days ahead, and i hope that, at the end of the season, we can say that, overall, it’s been a good season for us.this weekend, we visited a stadium that was saying goodbye to football. it was the last premier league game at white hart lane. obviously it would’ve been much better to win and be able to say that you were the last team who won there, but we couldn’t. they are alway






college football: alabama lb out indefinitely


alabama coach nick saban said freshman inside linebacker dylan moses is out indefinitely with a foot injury suffered monday.moses has 30 tackles and 5.5 stops behind the line.kill retireslongtime coach jerry kill has retired.kill, 56, stepped down as minnesota’s coach in 2015 because of epilepsy. he spent last season as rutgers’ offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach but suffered a seizure and was hospitalized on sept. 10.draft decisionsmaryland’s record-setting receiver dj moore will skip his senior season to enter the draft, as is florida kicker eddy pineiro, whose 94.4% success rate this season led the nation.northwestern quarterback clayton thorson will return for his senior season.etc.targeting penalties in the football bowl subdivision increased for the fourth straight season a






jake browning, myles gaskin named to maxwell award watch list


uw quarterback jake browning and running back myles gaskin were named to the preseason maxwell award watch list, while azeem victor and vita vea made the list for the bednarik award.four washington huskies earned a spot on one of two prestigious preseason football watch lists. uw quarterback jake browning and running back myles gaskin were named to the preseason maxwell award watch list, while azeem victor and vita vea made the list for the bednarik award.the maxwell award is presented annually to the top college football player, while the bednarik award goes to the best defensive player.browning, a junior, was named the pac-12 offensive player of the year and finished sixth in the heisman trophy voting last year after passing for 3,430 yards and a pac-12, record-tying 43 touchdowns. most






college basketball: arizona guard rawle alkins will not enter nba draft


arizona guard rawle alkins has withdrawn his name from the nba draft and will return to the wildcats for his sophomore season. alkins declared for the draft last month but did not sign with an agent, leaving the door open for a return to tucson. the 6-foot-5 guard participated in the nba draft combine and had private workouts with brooklyn and toronto, but pulled out of a scheduled workout with utah over the weekend. alkins averaged 10.9 points and 4.9 rebounds in 37 games with arizona as a freshman last season, including 36 starts. he is the second wildcats player to return after considering the nba, joining guard allonzo trier. etc.seton hall center angel delgado has withdrawn from the nba draft and will return for his senior season. delgado announced the news in a statement released by






uw huskies dt greg gaines to forgo nfl draft, return for his senior season


gaines was one of the huskies projected as a possible first-round pick in the upcoming nfl draft. instead, he will return to montlake for another season, he told the seattle times.the fiesta bowl ended the huskies’ season in disappointing fashion, but uw was given some good news immediately afterward.junior defensive tackle greg gaines told the seattle times after the 35-28 loss to penn state that he would return for his senior season.the huskies’ pairing of gaines and vita vea in the middle of their defensive line made for the top-ranked run defense in college football this season. although it allowed 202 yards to penn state in their fiesta bowl loss.gaines, as well as vea, was viewed as a potential first-round nfl draft pick.






wolves enter draft with jimmy butler looming in the distance


minneapolis — the minnesota timberwolves enter the nba draft with the no. 7 overall pick in the first round, and not sure if the player they want will be available. and that player might not necessarily be a rookie.when the draft opens thursday night, two all-stars could lord over the proceedings. indiana all-star paul george is on the trading block after informing pacers that he will not re-sign with them and chicago star jimmy butler could also be pried away for the right price.the timberwolves and butler have been linked ever since tom thibodeau was hired as coach and president at the end of the 2015-16 season. the two teams had extensive conversations on draft night last summer and could renew those talks this time around depending on what happens above them with the first six picks in






a timelapse of a hercules rhinoceros beetle's entire lifetime


if you don’t like bugs, you might want to steer clear of this fascinating video. it shows you the entire lifespan of a massive (and appropriately named) hercules rhinoceros beetle.full story at youtube.more incredible animals. posted by josh urich






harry giles leaves duke after 1 year to enter nba draft


durham, n.c. — duke forward harry giles is entering the nba draft following a freshman season that was slowed due to knee surgery.giles announced his decision tuesday, and team spokesman cory walton says he plans to hire an agent. that means giles won't have the option to return for his sophomore year."playing in the nba has been my goal for as long as i can remember, and i'm so excited to take the next step in that journey," giles said in a statement issued through the school. "my time at duke has been a dream come true."giles arrived at duke as one of the nation's top recruits despite missing his senior season of high school after tearing ligaments in his right knee, then had preseason arthroscopic surgery on his left knee to remove scar tissue from a previous injury. he missed the first






juan mata's blog: reds must be wary of 'dazzling' ajax


22/05/2017 10:09, report by juan mata each and every monday during the season, manchester united star juan mata pens a personal blog. this week, he reflects on the reds' win over crystal palace and the premier league season as a whole, before turning his attention to wednesday's uefa europa league final...hi everyone,the premier league ended just a few hours ago. it’s been my sixth season in england, time flies! precisely, this sunday it was the sixth anniversary of my last game with valencia. everything has happened very fast, that’s how it feels, but i also know that i’ve been lucky to live great experiences so far in my career. and i always think that the best is yet to come.we closed the premier league this sunday in front of our crowd, with a team full of young players. congratulation






kentucky's briscoe is 4th wildcat to enter nba draft


lexington, ky. — kentucky guard isaiah briscoe says he will enter the nba draft and hire an agent, the fourth wildcats' player to announce their intentions this week.briscoe said thursday in a statement through the school that he's "ready for the next step and can't wait to begin the next journey."last year, briscoe entered the draft but wasn't invited to the nba combine or projected as a selection. he returned to lexington for his sophomore season and improved his scoring from 9.6 points per game to 12.1.he also averaged 5.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists, second behind teammate de'aaron fox (4.6). briscoe credited the wildcats' coaches for improvements in his game.kentucky guards fox and malik monk plan to hire agents, but forward bam adebayo won't as he considers his options.






2017 nfl draft: fresh look at the top 50 prospects


the deadline to declare for the draft has p ed. the senior bowl is in the books. the nfl scouting combine is a scant three weeks away. draft season is fully engaged and the many prospects are already well along the proverbial road to the podium. which players will get that invite to the 2017 nfl draft in philadelphia? plenty of those among my top 50 will get that coveted invitation to philadelphia, so let's take a look at my big board heading into the combine at the end of the month.— john harris, special to the washington post






ejen ali : emergency download


download download note: minimum hardware requirement: 1gb ramemergency. mata facility has been hacked by our enemy. all agents are required to report for duty. act immediately. official mobile game of the highly anticipated animated tv series ejen ali, from wau animation & primeworks studio. developed by media prima labs. ejen ali: emergency is an isometric action-puzzle based mobile game. you will infiltrate deep into the mata facility which has been hacked by an unknown enemy. during this mission, you will play as ejen ali to rescue agent bakar and comot from being trapped as well as to escape from the highly secured defense system of mata. more than 40 challenging action-puzzle levelsoutsmart all new and unique enemies. drone, turret, roboguard and more. challenge your mind in solving e






cal's ivan rabb declares for nba draft


a year after deciding to stay at cal, ivan rabb announced wednesday he is leaving school to enter the nba draft.rabb, a 6-foot-11 sophomore forward who starred at bishop o’dowd high, is expected to be a mid- to late-round pick. rabb averaged 14.0 points and 10.5 rebounds this past season for the bears, whose season ended in disappointing fashion last week with a first-round nit loss to cal state bakersfield.here is the statement from rabb that cal released on wednesday:“dear cal family,after careful consideration and discussion with my family, i have decided to forego my remaining ncaa eligibility and enter the nba draft. first, i want to thank everybody for their support. since the day i committed to cal, the love from bay area fans was overwhelming. i could genuinely tell that people rea






legendary hero hercules slots download


download download join our thrilling slot journey with a strong warrior from ancient greece. there are a lot of things going on in this casino saga. you will meet hercules, the mighty hero from olympus. he has slain nemean lion, killed his enemies, and won many battles. he will also make sure you win when you play this mobile slots game. we call legendary hero hercules slots an epic slot games because of the adventure you will face in this casino saga. so gather your courage and be part of the strong warriors that accompany hercules in this slot bonanza adventure. this casino saga tells you the story of a mighty hero from ancient greece, hercules. he's a fearless and strong warrior and he's ready to take on any challenge. as the superhero from olympus, he has faced many battles and killed






texas seeing some top juniors leaving ahead of bowl game


austin, texas — texas is headed to its first bowl game since the 2014 season, yet some of the longhorns' top players aren't sticking around to play in it.three of the team's top underclassmen said this week they will enter the nfl draft or transfer. none will play in the bowl game and the longhorns are waiting to hear if more will follow.junior safety deshon elliott on thursday announced will enter the draft and skip the bowl. the thorpe award finalist's decision came after top junior offensive junior connor williams opted to do the same. the player who's transferring, chris warren, led texas in touchdowns, although his role in the offense dropped as the season wore on.their departures raise new questions and new pressures for first-year coach tom herman, who needs a bowl win to avoid a lo






washington’s markelle fultz says he’s going to the nba


washington freshman guard markelle fultz announced friday that he’s putting an end to his collegiate career and will enter the nba draft.fultz, who is a probable no. 1 overall pick in the draft, released a videotape on his twitter account saying goodbye to the huskies.“what’s up husky fans,” he said. “markelle fultz here. i just want to say it’s been an honor to play in front of you and i really appreciate all of the support you guys have given me. after sitting down with my mom and the coaching staff i’ve made the decision to enter the nba draft.“although the season hasn’t gone as planned, it’s really truly been a blessing to be here and i’ve learned plenty of life lessons on and off the court, especially from coach ro (lorenzo romar) and his coaching staff. i’m always going to be a husky






spy, temptress, victim? mata hari still eludes definition


leeuwarden, netherlands — a century ago on sunday, an exotic dancer named mata hari was executed by a french firing squad, condemned as a sultry dutch double agent who supposedly caused the deaths of thousands of soldiers during world war i.her life and death became fodder almost overnight for one of the greatest spy stories of all time — featuring an alluring temptress who could dance, dazzle and draw secrets from the hapless military men unable to resist her.increasingly, though, mata hari — the stage name adopted by margaretha zelle — is also being reinterpreted as a victim of a time when a sexually liberated woman with artistic ambitions faced harsh judgment.the irony is not missed on yves rocourt, curator of "mata hari. the myth and the maiden," an exhibit opening this weekend in leeu






mata's blog: i'll be back soon


24/04/2017 11:06, report by juan mata each and every monday during the season, manchester united star juan mata pens a personal blog and, this week, he provides a positive update on his fight to regain full fitness before the end of the campaign...hi everyone,it was a very important week to stay in the europa league and get closer to the champions league spots in the premier league table, and we had two very positive results, but unfortunately they came at a high price with significant injuries.by defeating anderlecht and burnley, we have made it through the semis in europe and have approached the top four in the premier league, but we know there’s still a crucial way to go. the last few days have been very good in terms of results but those good feelings have been tarnished by marcos and






2017 nfl draft: team previews, picks 17-32


hello everyone, and welcome to the third post in our razzball 2017 nfl draft series, following up my intro and mb's great piece on the first 16 teams of the draft. i'll keep it short so we can dive right back in from where we last left off, but first, i'd like to apologize. i have been absolutely slammed in my numerous events outside of razzball, but now i am back and ready to roll now more than ever! today we'll take a look at the teams picking at the bottom of the draft today, and analyze how their season and off-season acquisitions will effect their strategy come draft night. let's get to it!






correction: wnba draft-south carolina story


in a story april 4 about players declaring for the wnba draft, due to an editing error, the associated press reported erroneously that to be eligible for the draft players must turn 22 the year of the draft and have their incoming class graduating. players must meet at least one of four criteria to be eligible.a corrected version of the story is below:staley: south carolina's davis, gray to enter wnba draftsouth carolina coach dawn staley says kaela davis and allisha gray have decided to enter the wnba draftby doug feinbergap basketball writernew york (ap) — south carolina coach dawn staley says kaela davis and allisha gray are leaving the ncaa champion gamecocks to enter the wnba draft.gray posted on twitter that she was giving up a fifth year of college to go pro. staley says as of last






'father of pac-man' masaya nakamura dies


image copyrightreutersimage caption masaya nakamura (centre) with namco vice-chairman kyushiro takagi (left) and with president takeo takasu pictured in 2005. the founder of video game company bandai namco, which released cult game pac-man, has died at the age of 91, the firm has announced.masaya nakamura established nakamura manufacturing, which went on to become the nakamura amusement machine manufacturing company (namco) in 1956.he started out installing two electric horses on the roof of a department store in japan as amusement rides.he was known as the "father" of pac-man because it was a namco release in 1980.the game was developed by toru iwatani and in 2016 was named the highest-grossing arcade game of all time by the website us gamer. mr nakamura was an honorary advisor at bandai