A Major College Football Upset Is On The Verge Of Happening

first_imgA general view of Purdue's football stadium.WEST LAFAYETTE, IN – OCTOBER 31: A general view of the field at the Purdue Boilermakers and Nebraska Cornhusker game at Ross-Ade Stadium on October 31, 2015 in West Lafayette, Indiana. (Photo by Cory Seward/Getty Images)Boston College entered this afternoon’s game against Purdue with one of the best starts in program history.The Eagles are 3-0, ranked inside the top 25 poll for the first time in a long time.The Boilermakers, meanwhile, are winless. They entered this afternoon’s game at 0-3.Things have changed since kickoff though.Purdue is currently blowing out Boston College in West Lafayette, Ind.It’s Purdue 30, Boston College 7 heading into the fourth quarter.Time to SHOUT! #BoilerUp pic.twitter.com/UW3X8aydos— Purdue Football (@BoilerFootball) September 22, 2018This is quite the performance by Purdue and an extremely disappointing showing by Boston College.The game is on ESPN2.last_img read more

PV Sindhu hopes to end title wait in Thailand Open

first_img Press Trust of India BangkokJuly 29, 2019UPDATED: July 29, 2019 13:34 IST PV Sindhu crashed out of the Japan Open after quarter-final defeat to Yamaguchi. (BWF Photo)HIGHLIGHTSSindhu would be desperate to break her seven-month-long title jinxSindhu will open her women’s singles campaign against unseeded Chinese Han YueSindhu might face her first real test in the quarterfinals with a possible clash against sixth seed Ratchanok IntanonThe successive losses to Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi have been disappointing but Indian ace P V Sindhu will have to put it all behind when she renews her chase for a maiden title this year in the Thailand Open badminton tournament, starting here on Tuesday.The last two weeks have been an emotional roller-coaster ride for Sindhu as after finishing second-best at the Indonesia Open, she was shown the door in the quarterfinals of the Japan Open last week.On both occasions, familiar foe Yamaguchi turned out to be Sindhu’s nemesis. The Indian would be desperate to break her seven-month-long title jinx.Seeded fourth, Sindhu will open her women’s singles campaign against unseeded Chinese Han Yue, whom she easily overcame in the first round of Japan Open.If all goes well, Sindhu might face her first real test in the quarterfinals with a possible clash against sixth seed Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand.The other Indian in the fray, Saina Nehwal has been seeded seventh here, but she has been hampered by several injuries of late.Saina was forced to withdraw from both the Indonesia and Japan Open on medical grounds as she is focussing on getting into shape for next month’s World Championships. She has been pitted against a qualifier in the opening round.In men’s singles, Shubhankar Dey has got a tough opening round against top seed Kento Momota of Japan, while B Sai Pranneeth, who lost in the semifinals last week, is up against Thailand’s Kantaphon Wangcharoen.If both the Indians manage to get past the first hurdle, they will face each other next.advertisementFifth seed Kidambi Srikanth will take on a qualifier, while H S Prannoy will be up against Wong Wing Ki Vincent of Hong Kong in the opening round.Sameer Verma, seeded eighth, will face Lee Zii Jia of Malaysia while Parupalli Kashyap will take on France’s Brice Leverdez.Sourabh Verma and Ajay Jayaram will have to go through the qualifiers.While Sourabh will play top seed Shesar Hiren Rhustavito of Indonesia in the first qualifying round, Jayaram will face Chinese Zhou Ze Qi.In men’s doubles, two Indian pairs feature but only one among them will progress to the next round.The combinations of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty and Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy will face each other in the opening round.The lone Indian pair in women’s doubles — Ashwini Ponappa and N Sikki Reddy — will be up against the Chinese duo of Li Wen Mei and Zheng Yu in the opening round.In mixed doubles, Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy are drawn against the Japanese combination of Kohei Gondo and Ayane Kurihara while the pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ponnappa have a tough task at hand as they are pitted against fifth seed Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying of Malaysia.Also Read | Japan Open 2019: PV Sindhu’s campaign ends with quarter-final loss to Akane YamaguchiAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow PV SindhuFollow Thailand Open PV Sindhu hopes to end title wait in Thailand OpenOlympic silver-medallist P V Sindhu had crashed out of the Japan Open after a second successive defeat to Akane Yamaguchi.advertisement Nextlast_img read more

Hearing into Sexual Orientation Complaint Continues

first_imgThe independent board of inquiry considering the human rights complaint of Lindsay Jane Willow will resume on Friday, Jan. 13, at 9:30 a.m., in the seminar room of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 1723 Hollis St., Halifax. The hearing continues at the Art Gallery on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 9:30 a.m. The board will then complete its hearings on Monday, Jan. 30, and Tuesday, Jan. 31, beginning at 9:30 a.m. each day, in Room 303 of the Dalhousie Student Union Building, 6136 University Ave., Halifax. The board is considering whether Ms. Willow was discriminated against because of sexual orientation by Halifax Regional School Board and two teachers at Halifax West High School. -30-last_img read more