Watch The Who Perform On Late Night TV For The First Time In Almost 50 Years

first_imgIt’s been nearly 50 years since The Who performed on late night television, but that all changed last night when the legendary rockers took the stage on the set of The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. The band is promoting their upcoming The Who Hits 50 tour, which resumes on Monday, March 7th at the TD Garden in Boston, MA.Watch the performance of “Who Are You” below, proving once and for all that Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend still have what it takes to rock hard!The band’s last performance on late night TV was during The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour in 1967 (!), which made for one of the most infamous moments in all of rock and roll history. Drummer Keith Moon paid off a stagehand to rig the bass drum with dynamite, and the whole kit exploded during the final measures of the rock anthem “My Generation.” You can visibly see guitarist Pete Townshend temporarily lose his hearing as the stage is smoking from the explosion. It rocks.the who – my generation (Smothers Brothers… by tartarrowlast_img read more

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Government denies unfair concessions to Chinese

first_imgHon. Prime Minister Roosevelt SkerritPrime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has responded to growing claims that government is granting unfair concessions to Chinese nationals.“It is unfair to drag the government in that and give the impression that the government is siding any one particular group of investors. This is not the case at all,” Skerrit has defended, adding that all investors into Dominica are obliged to pay taxes “and if you do not pay taxes then an assessment will be handed upon them.”Dominicans have been complaining a great deal about what they say appears to be Chinese dominion in the city of Roseau, with a Chinese-owned company shooting up time and again.“It appears to be affecting some of our local people,” the Prime Minister confessed. He however noted that Dominicans too, work or do business in foreign countries including the United States and Antigua and Barbuda, and must therefore be careful as to how they approach similar matters.“We as Dominicans are in other people’s countries… We have to be very very careful the way that we go about it.  At the end of the day it’s unfortunate that every single thing in this country boils down to party politics,” Skerrit highlighted.Bernard Wiltshire, a prominent environment advocate, is one of those who have let their voice be heard on the issue; he has been expressing the view that Dominica will be negatively affected by the increasing number of Chinese-run businesses in the capital, and that government should intervene to address it.Dominica Vibes News 62 Views   one comment Share Share Tweetcenter_img Share LocalNews Government denies unfair concessions to Chinese by: – April 18, 2011 Sharing is caring!last_img read more

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Henry undergoes heart procedure

first_img Press Association Flanker Chris Henry has undergone a procedure to repair a defect in his heart wall, the Irish Rugby Football Union has announced. “This was found to be related to his recent episode and has been performed to prevent further issues.” Ireland medics initially diagnosed a virus on the morning of the Springboks clash before suspecting a severe migraine, but specialists have since determined the more unusual condition. New Ulster manager Bryn Cunningham is hopeful that Henry will make a full recovery and return to the game. “We’re waiting for the medical staff to give us an update,” Cunningham told the BBC. “If he gets back to playing professional rugby that will be fantastic. That’s certainly what we are hoping for.” center_img The 30-year-old Ireland and Ulster forward suffered “a temporary blockage of a small blood vessel in his brain” on the morning of Ireland’s clash with South Africa on November 8. The heart procedure, which took place on Monday, is related to the brain injury. The IRFU, in consultation with the Ulster Rugby medical team, said in a statement: ” Chris is recovering from a procedure yesterday to repair a defect in his heart wall. last_img read more

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Connacht hit top spot as three-try show sees off Treviso

first_img Converted scores from the returning Robbie Henshaw and replacement hooker Tom McCartney, sandwiching Hayward’s second try, kept the westerners on course before Ronaldson added another penalty and converted Matt Healy’s 75th-minute score. Healy had to go off injured, leaving the hosts with 14 players, and knock-ons blighted their late push for a bonus point, with Treviso grabbing an injury-time conversion score through replacement scrum half Edoardo Gori. The impressive Ronaldson registered the first points in the third minute, punishing Marco Barbini for a ruck offence, but the Italians established early dominance of the scrum and advanced from a couple of penalties. A second Ronaldson place-kick doubled Connacht’s lead by the end of a rather patchy first quarter, the hosts’ only attack of note being sparked by Andrew Browne and including a kick chase from the lively Matt Healy. However, it was Treviso who were first to cross the whitewash. Andrea Pratichetti straightened up on a threatening 26th-minute break, releasing Hayward on his shoulder for a well-taken unconverted effort. Ronaldson replied with his third successful penalty, rewarding a strong Connacht scrum after a Henshaw break almost led to a try for scrum-half John Cooney, who had to go off minutes later with an arm injury. Connacht made an ideal start to the second period, the increasingly influential Henshaw finishing off an attack out wide with Ronaldson expertly adding the extras from the touchline. However, Umberto Casellato’s side hung in there, showing a clinical edge on the counter again as Tommaso Iannone sliced open the home defence and Hayward ran in his second try which he converted for a 16-12 scoreline. In-form Connacht moved to the top of the Guinness PRO12 table with a three-try 33-19 victory over Benetton Treviso at the Sportsground. Press Association From a cleverly worked short line-out, McCartney hit back with Connacht’s second touchdown. Unfortunately he injured himself in the act of scoring, with Dave Heffernan returning to the pitch. Ronaldson’s pinpoint conversion gave the province some breathing space with an 11-point buffer. Dublin-born United States international AJ MacGinty came off the bench to make his Connacht debut, kicking astutely from fly-half. Ronaldson tagged on a penalty and from a Henshaw breakout, speedster Healy stepped inside and out before using his strength to get over the line. Ronaldson converted once more to complete his 18-point tally, although battling Treviso had the final say as they countered for Gori to dot down and Hayward converted with the final kick. Benefiting from the Scarlets’ loss at Leinster, Pat Lam’s men picked up their fifth win on the bounce – the province’s best run of league results since 2002 – before switching their focus to next week’s novel Challenge Cup trip to Siberia to play Enisei-STM. Treviso’s Kiwi full-back Jayden Hayward notched the only try of the first half, leaving the Italians only 9-5 behind, with Connacht centre Craig Ronaldson landing three of his four penalty attempts. last_img read more

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2020 Tokyo Olympics seems a realistic possibility: Sania Mirza

first_imgNew Delhi: For Sania Mirza, becoming a mother has been “the most eventful thing” in her life, but she is now working on getting herself back on the tennis court. The tennis star says playing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics seems like a realistic goal, but she doesn’t want to put too much pressure on herself.“Being pregnant and having a baby was probably the most eventful thing that happened to me, but having said that, it has been over two months now, and I am coming back in shape and losing all the weight,” Sania told IANS on the phone from Hyderabad.“My fitness trainer is coming in February. And the goal, hopefully, is to try to get back at the end of the year and start playing competitive (tennis) again,” she added.Sania and Pakistani cricketer husband Shoaib Malik were blessed with a son last October. They have named the little one Izhaan Mirza-Malik.Her game has always been a priority in her life and she is not losing sight of it even now.“As a tennis player, life changes very quickly. We don’t know what we are doing from one day to another. But most definitely, it (playing at 2020 Tokyo Olympics) is at the back of my head. Honestly, in 2016, if you asked me if I will be making it to the next Olympics, I would have said ‘no’ and I think I did say ‘no’.“But now if I do come back at the end of the year, which is the plan, it looks like a realistic possibility. But I don’t want to put too much pressure on myself because I do have an infant in my house.”The star athlete wants to balance it out.“We will see how it goes. The goal is to try to get fit again. I have lost a lot of weight already and (to) start training (soon) and getting back into shape… is still a long way ahead. That is why I am giving myself (time till the) end of the year,” said Sania, who got married to Shoaib in a traditional Hyderabadi Muslim wedding ceremony on April 12, 2010.At the moment, she is enjoying being a mother to Izhaan. She says embracing motherhood has helped her stumble upon some of her own hidden personality traits.“As women, while we are growing up, we always know that we will get married one day and have kids. And I think we underestimate what our bodies can do — that is produce another human being. And I think that is a realisation you can have when you actually are in that position,” she said.Sania says earlier everything was about herself as her profession demanded a lot.But, she added: “Motherhood and pregnancy have made me realise that I can be a very selfless person and I don’t need to put an effort into it.“I want everything in the world for my child — more than I want for anyone else, including myself. And I think that selflessness you figure out that you have inside you, only after you have the baby.”The star says motherhood was an “overwhelming (experience) in the beginning”.“Now I am getting used to it. We both are getting used to a pattern. But this is probably the best feeling that I ever had. Every time he looks at me and smiles, it is the most amazing feeling ever,” she said.On the drastic changes that motherhood has brought about, Sania said: “As athletes, our whole life revolves around ourselves, our training, our food, our matches and our sleep. And right now it is not. It is the most selfless thing in the world. Everything revolves around him.” IANSAlso Read: Tennis star Sania Mirza, Shoaib Malik blessed with a sonlast_img read more

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AYC 2013: Francis Narh picks Man-of-the-Match award against Benin

first_imgGhana U20 and Tema Youth striker Francis Narh was adjudged Man-of-the-Match in Tuesday’s 1-0 win over Benin at the African Youth Championship.The Tema Youth player scored full marks from the tournament’s Technical Study Group for his work rate upfront.Narh came close to scoring on few occasions and helped provided assists for strike partner Ebenezer Assafuah who muffed up.He is the second Ghanaian player to win the Man-of-the-Match award after Assafuah won for their opening Group A defeat to Egypt last Saturday.last_img

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Vladimir Vranješ in Pick Szeged

first_imgBiH handball player who plays for BiH national team Vladimir Vranješ is the new player of one of the best Hungarian teams Pick Szeged.Vranješ, together with Faruk Vražalić played for Ademar Leon and he signed a two-year contract with Pick Szeged.Vranješ , born in Banja Luk is a specialist for defence, and has started his career in Borac Banja Luka, and last year he moved to Spain.(source: sportsport.ba)(photo: rsbih)last_img

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Oklahoma State players allege racism from coach Mike Gundy as they rally around teammate

first_img (Twitter) Current and former members of the Oklahoma State football team on Monday rallied around running back Chuba Hubbard’s pledge not to play for coach Mike Gundy until a photo of him wearing a shirt from far-right cable news channel OAN was addressed.Out of the voices of support for Hubbard came new accusations against Gundy of racist behavior against black players. At least he talked to you He would pretend to be on the phone with someone when I seen him in the hallway to avoid interacting with him ‼️ 🤦🏽‍♂️ That’s was very uncomfortable— PatMaconMoves‼️〽️ (@Patrick_Macon44) June 15, 2020Damn @KanionW I was Threaten I Was Gonna Get Sent Back To The Hood Numerous Time… How Many Times Did He Say He Was Gonna Send You Back To South Dallas.? 🧐— PatMaconMoves‼️〽️ (@Patrick_Macon44) June 15, 2020MORE: Why OK State players are outraged about Gundy’s shirtIn statement posted to Twitter, Oklahoma City president Burns Hargis said “we will not tolerate insensitive behavior by anyone at Oklahoma State” but did not mention Gundy by name.I hear and respect the concerns expressed by our Black student-athletes. This is a time for unity of purpose to confront racial inequities and injustice. We will not tolerate insensitive behavior by anyone at Oklahoma State.— Burns Hargis (@burnshargis) June 15, 2020Later, athletic director Mike Holder said “the tweets from the current and former players are of grave concern.” OK State Mike Holder: “This afternoon has been very disturbing. The tweets from the current and former players are of grave concern.”— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) June 15, 2020The accusations mark the second time this year a major college football program has been called out for allegedly fostering a racist environment for players. Previously, white Clemson assistant coach Danny Pearman admitted to using the N-word in a 2017 practice in an incident head coach Dabo Swinney knew about.Hubbard, who began the wave of criticism toward Gundy, rushed for 2,094 yards last season and is considered one of the team’s best players. “I will not stand for this,” Hubbard wrote, quote-tweeting a picture of Gundy in the OAN shirt. “This is completely insensitive to everything going on in society, and it’s unacceptable. I will not be doing anything with Oklahoma State until things CHANGE.”center_img Wide receiver LC Greenwood, who entered the NCAA transfer portal in January, wrote in a since-deleted post on Twitter that Gundy would call him a “hood rat” and “thug” and threaten him over his clothing choices. Others backed the claim and added stories of their own. Former Oklahoma State linebacker Patrick Macon wrote that Gundy would tell him and defensive back Kanion Williams they were in danger of being sent back to South Dallas.Macon also wrote that Gundy would ignore him off the field. https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/51/c8/lc-greenwood-ok-state-deleted-tweet_ugsbws5fw65s1gnrd8p0vtan8.png?t=-1173730446&w=500&quality=80last_img read more

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Issues with propane availability not expected to ease anytime soon

first_imgDES MOINES — The backup in the propane supply in Iowa is not expected to end very quickly.   Iowa Agriculture Secretary Mike Naig says it continues to be a demand issue with farmers needing propane to dry crops and others needing it to heat their homes. “It’s not that there’s not enough propane in the country — it has to do with the logistics of getting it where it needs to go,” Naig says.   He says it doesn’t look like there will be a big change in the situation anytime soon. “The things that are going to help alleviate that are getting the harvest completed and warmer temperatures,” Naig says. “I don’t think we are going to see any of those two in the immediate future.”  Suppliers have had to send trucks long distances to get propane and Naig says that may show up in the price. “The price will rise to accommodate for transportation issues if there are any. We hear about some folks putting surcharges on — it’s logical — it needs to be reasonable.  If a supplier is having to drive to Kansas to get the supply — they will have to pass some of that cost on to consumers,” according to Naig. “We will be watching that situation closely.”  He says they would take action if they see the price being raised just to take advantage of the delays in getting propane.last_img read more

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Women’s teams head to Hampshire for County Finals showdown

first_img5 Sep 2016 Women’s teams head to Hampshire for County Finals showdown The stage is set for the showdown for the English Women’s County Finals with six teams preparing to go head-to-head next week at Waterlooville Golf Club in Hampshire.They include Norfolk, who will make their first appearance at the final for 42 years when they represent the East region. Staffordshire, from Midlands North, will return after an absence of 15 years.The other finalists are: Gloucestershire from the South West, Surrey from the South, Buckinghamshire from Midlands South and Yorkshire from the North.The title of English Women’s County Champions is one of the most sought-after and keenly contested in the calendar and county pride will be fiercely on display during the five-day round robin tournament, which starts on Monday, 12 September.Yorkshire will be seeking their 12th title, Surrey their 11th and Staffordshire their fifth, while the other three counties are all targeting their first win.The players will be challenged by the fast greens and tight fairways of Waterlooville’s parkland layout. This will be the first time the club has hosted a national championship and President Stephen Millett said: “The members are very excited that our course has been selected by England Golf and we will be pulling out all the stops to make it a truly memorable occasion.”Ladies’ captain Allison Bolam added: “This is a great compliment to our club. The prestige of the County Finals is growing every year and it will be thrilling to watch some of the best amateur golfers in the country competing for the title on our fairways – and to see how Waterlooville is meant to be played!”The competitors include the Yorkshire pair of Curtis Cup player Rochelle Morris and Olivia Winning, the Scottish open stroke play champion who helped England’s women become European team champions this summer.Two of the youngest players will be Surrey’s Annabell Fuller, 14, and Gloucestershire’s Ffion Tynan, 13. Fuller is a girl international and the winner of the Sir Henry Cooper Junior Masters, while Tynan is the English U14 girls’ champion. Norfolk’s team includes girl international, Amelia Williamson, 16, while Surrey’s Martha Lewis is an U16 international.Inci Mehmet of Surrey and Bethan Popel of Gloucestershire have both represented the England women’s team while Jo Ashmore of Norfolk has been a senior international.The teams:Buckinghamshire, captained by Phillipa CookGeorgina Bowers, Megan Dennis, Denise Goodacre, Daisy Kennedy, Thalia Kirby, Alice Kozlowski, Chloe Li, Lucy Matthews, Lizi Sweetnam and Nicole Whitmore.Gloucestershire, captained by Andra KnightBecky Gibbs, Alex Giles, Charlie Hiatt, Ali Kelly, Ebonie Lewis, Caley McGinty, Claudia Ovens, Bethan Popel, Alex Saunders and Ffion Tynan.Norfolk, captained by Tracey WilliamsonEllie Brown, Jasmine Campbell, Jo Herd, Tiff Mills, Shelley Pleasance, Chloe Rowswell, Amy Taylor, Amelia Williamson, Tracey Williamson, Jo Ashmore, Sammy Martin and Megan Mann.Staffordshire, captained by Julia GauntEmily Coleman, Emily Brennan, Olivia Raybould, Morgan Thomas, Debbie Warren, Jenny Rhodes, Georgie Taylor, Gina Wilkie, Julia Gaunt and Annette Deeley.Surrey, captained by Alison TaylorAmber Chana, Tana Churchill, Katie Fewster, Annabell Fuller, Charlotte Griffith, Lauren Horsford, Martha Lewis, Inci Mehmet, Katie Shepherd, Alice Spani-Molella and Nicola Taylor.Yorkshire, captained by Dawn CleggMegan Clarke, Megan Garland, Olivia Hamilton, Hannah Holden, Alison Knowles, Rochelle Morris, Olivia Winning and Melissa Wood.Order of PlayEach match is composed of three foursomes and six singles. Foursomes start at 8.30 and singles at 12.45. Spectators are very welcome.Monday 12 SeptemberBuckinghamshire v GloucestershireSurrey v NorfolkYorkshire v StaffordshireTuesday 13 SeptemberSurrey v YorkshireGloucestershire v NorfolkStaffordshire v BuckinghamshireWednesday 14 SeptemberNorfolk v StaffordshireBuckinghamshire v YorkshireSurrey v GloucestershireThursday 15 SeptemberBuckinghamshire v SurreyGloucestershire v StaffordshireYorkshire v NorfolkFriday 16 SeptemberYorkshire v GloucestershireStaffordshire v SurreyNorfolk v BuckinghamshireClick here for resultslast_img read more

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