D’Tigers’ Anuna Donates COVID-19 Relief Materials

first_imgHe believes governments at various levels cannot be left alone at this crucial time due to the non-existing structure for palliatives to be evenly distributed, hence good spirited Nigerians should also get involved.“Although, I have been doing this since the coronavirus became a major issue in Nigeria as I try to reach out to people on individual basis. But this time around, I embarked on a bigger project to help more people,” Anuna noted.He admitted that with the current situation in the country more Nigerians need to step up and help others.“Many people in Nigeria are in dire need of help. When I read or hear stories about people not being able to feed their immediate family members, I get disturbed. My effort is just a drop in the ocean because of the poverty level in the country,” he stressed.Anuna said Nigerians are resilient people who have faced worse situations in the past as he stated that, “if we all come together as a people, the Covid-19 pandemic will be defeated in no time.”Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram D’Tigers’ player, Kelechi Anuna, yesterday donated Covid-19 relief materials to people in his home town, Mbieri in Imo State.Anuna who was a member of the 2017 silver winning Afrobasket team, said the initiative is part of his own way of helping the less-privileged get by through the tough time occasioned by the pandemic.“We distributed food and Covid-19 materials through my foundation, Kelechi Anuna Foundation on Sunday. This was part of our plans to take the message of one-big family and survival to the people of Mbieri.”last_img read more

Talkin’ Troy S5E2: Turning of the Tide: 50 Years Later

first_imgFifty years after the 1970 ‘Turning of the Tide’ game in Alabama between the integrated Trojans and the all-white Crimson Tide, associate managing editor Nathan Ackerman, sports editor Taylor Mills and sports writer Lachelle Smith speak to Sam Cunningham and John Papadakis, USC alumni who took part in that historic 1970 Trojan victory. They talk about that game, which many consider to have facilitated the integration of college football at Alabama and in the South, and also speak on the impact of the game 50 years later and how it connects to recent college athlete activism.last_img read more

Buffalo Sabres’ Jack Eichel dangles Kevin Shattenkirk, scores outstanding short-handed goal

first_imgTHE 2010s: Crosby named NHL Athlete of the Decade | NHL All-Decade TeamEichel immediately picked up the puck and raced toward the Lightning net, looking to fire a cross-ice pass to teammate Curtis Lazar. When Tampa Bay’s Tyler Johnson cut off Eichel’s passing option, the forward took it to the net himself. New movie concept: “The Rise of Eichel” 🎬#Sabres50 | @JackEichel15 pic.twitter.com/TiXvchr9It— Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) January 1, 2020The impressive move fooled defender Kevin Shattenkirk and caught goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy off-center to the puck, and his desperate lunge could not stop the Sabres’ captain from increasing Buffalo’s lead to 4-1.Shattenkirk and the Lightning got the last laugh, though: the blueliner Eichel deked scored the game-tying goal in the third period, and Tampa Bay earned its fourth consecutive win with five unanswered tallies in the second half of the contest.Eichel, 23, finished his team’s fourth consecutive loss with the lone goal. His 53 points rank seventh among all NHL skaters, and his 25 goals place him behind only division rivals David Pastrnak and Auston Matthews for the league lead. Buffalo Sabres star Jack Eichel bookended the 2010s for his club with an outstanding short-handed goal on New Year’s Eve.Midway through the Sabres’ game Tuesday against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Eichel pounced on an opportunity to score when Tampa Bay’s Yanni Gourde slipped while handling the puck in Buffalo’s defensive zone during a Lightning power play.last_img read more