Popular games – Pan Am Games http://panamgames.org/ Tue, 22 Nov 2022 14:12:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://panamgames.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/icon-2021-08-02T190616.621-140x136.png Popular games – Pan Am Games http://panamgames.org/ 32 32 The five best NFL games of Week 11 https://panamgames.org/the-five-best-nfl-games-of-week-11/ Tue, 22 Nov 2022 13:04:20 +0000 https://panamgames.org/the-five-best-nfl-games-of-week-11/ Robert Hanashiro – USA TODAY Sports Week 11 of the 2022 NFL season brought more unpredictable games that went to the wire. It also brought games that weren’t even close. TWSN NFL analysts Marissa Myers, Logan Fulmer, Matt Levine, Isaac Nelson and Andrew Little highlight the best games of Week 11. Tennessee Titans @ Green […]]]>

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Week 11 of the 2022 NFL season brought more unpredictable games that went to the wire. It also brought games that weren’t even close. TWSN NFL analysts Marissa Myers, Logan Fulmer, Matt Levine, Isaac Nelson and Andrew Little highlight the best games of Week 11.

Tennessee Titans @ Green Bay Packers

It was a cold, snowy night at Lambeau Field Thursday night to kick off the Week 11 slate. The Packers came into this game fresh off a huge win over the Dallas Cowboys, so they could use that momentum in this game, is not it? Bad. The Titans came out and outplayed the Packers in many ways. Early on, the Titans set the tone for the game on the first drive by rushing the field for 83 yards and ending it with a rushing touchdown from Dontrell Hilliard. The two teams traded punts until the Packers’ second practice, which made the game look like it was going to be competitive. Aaron Rodgers effectively led the offense down the field and found Christian Watson for the touchdown to make it 7-7. Derrick Henry was as versatile as ever in this game, as he got a Titans touchdown to make it 14-7 at halftime, then in the third quarter threw a touchdown pass to Austin Hooper to put it up at 20-9. The pressure was on Rodgers, and he answered with another touchdown pass to Watson. The defense couldn’t step up as they allowed the Titans to turn around and secure the final score of the game late in the third quarter, making it 27-17. It was a great performance from Ryan Tannehill and Treylon Burks, as Burks accounted for 111 of Tannehill’s 333 yards. The Packers, on the other hand, saw more inconsistent play from their running game which only had 56 yards. The Titans figure things out, while the Packers remain on the downtrend. (Marissa)

Dallas Cowboys @ Minnesota Vikings

The Cowboys and Vikings game was one of the most anticipated matchups of the week. Unfortunately for the world’s viewing experience, it didn’t turn out that way. The Cowboys dominated this game from the kickoff. Both teams scored a field goal in their first practice and then went their separate ways. The Cowboys would dominate and the Vikings would look lost. The Cowboys got their hands on Tony Pollard again as he put on an absolute spectacle, rushing for 189 total yards and two touchdowns. Cowboys starting running back Ezekiel Elliott also managed to score two touchdowns and totaled 47 yards on 16 touches in his return to action. Arguably the most impressive performance came from none other than kicker Brett Maher who had field goals of 50, 53 and 60 yards. All in all, it was total dominance for the Dallas Cowboys as they looked to carry that momentum into Thanksgiving Day. (Logan)

New York Jets @ New England Patriots

The New England Patriots and New York Jets met for the second time in a matter of weeks, and the results were basically the same. The Patriots defense completely shut down the Jets offense. It was a low-scoring game that stayed at 3-3 for a long time. Just when you thought it was going to go to overtime, the Patriots pulled out their own trick. A last-second punt return touchdown gave New England the win, and now they pass New York in the AFC East standings. It was a hard-earned win for the Patriots, but one they needed. (Mast)

Cincinnati Bengals @ Pittsburgh Steelers

The Bengals traveled to Pittsburgh to face the Steelers on Sunday. They showed they would have deserved a place in the spotlight after being sidelined from Sunday Night Football with an exciting game. After sharing a few punts, the whole first half was thrilling. The kickers for the Bengals and Steelers both showed what they had with a field goal, and then running backs from each respective team were able to score touchdowns. The Bengals rolled back down the field and scored with another Samaje Perine touchdown. But the Steelers were resilient with a touchdown of their own courtesy of Kenny Pickett and George Pickens. An angled pass while tied began to cause havoc as the Steelers were able to intercept a pass from Joe Burrow. The Steelers were able to take the lead before halftime. After a few clearances outside of halftime, the Bengals managed to score another touchdown with a pass from Burrow to Trenton Irwin. The Bengals defense forced a punt but was immediately put in bad shape by another Burrow pick, this time in an impressive play by TJ Watt.

The Bengals defense really stepped up in the second half as they forced a field goal from the turnover, then the Bengals offense bounced back with one of their own. With a four-point lead late in the fourth quarter, a 93-yard touchdown pretty much froze the game for Cincinnati. The Steelers then turned it on the downs, giving up a field goal to the Bengals. A good touchdown showed some hope for Pittsburgh now down a score, but the onside kick failed and the Bengals were able to bring the game to its knees with a 37-30 win. The Steelers will be in contention for a high draft pick, especially since this loss makes the path to the playoffs almost irrelevant. The game was important for the Bengals, however, as they look to stay in contention for a playoff spot and move to 6-4. (Isaac)

Kansas City Chiefs @ Los Angeles Chargers

Sunday’s slate of matches ended with a thriller in Los Angeles, California. The Chargers and Chiefs have one of the most exciting budding rivalries in the league, and their most recent fight didn’t disappoint. Patrick Mahomes put in a marquee performance in the comeback victory to propel his status as favorite to win the Most Valuable Player award. Down 27-30 with just over 90 seconds left in the game, Mahomes led Kansas City on a game-winning 75-yard touchdown that ended with Travis Kelce’s third touchdown. Mahomes finished with a stat line of 329 yards and three touchdowns. Justin Herbert, Josh Palmer and Keenan Allen led a successful day for the Chargers offense, but the defense couldn’t stop Mahomes in the final moments of the game. Kansas City’s victory virtually locks them in as winners of the AFC West, completing Los Angeles’ season sweep. The Chiefs improved to 8-2 and maintained their position in command of a competitive AFC squad. On the other hand, the Chargers have fallen to .500 and are now on the outside looking for a wildcard spot. (Andre)

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Skyline rips through top-ranked defense in state with explosive second half for three-time Class 4A title https://panamgames.org/skyline-rips-through-top-ranked-defense-in-state-with-explosive-second-half-for-three-time-class-4a-title/ Sat, 19 Nov 2022 17:04:10 +0000 https://panamgames.org/skyline-rips-through-top-ranked-defense-in-state-with-explosive-second-half-for-three-time-class-4a-title/ POCATELLO, Idaho — Scott Berger could only hold it off for so long. Skyline High’s football coach, who has been part of the legendary program for 40 years now, went all out after the latest media question. It was hard to blame him. The Grizzlies completed the hat-trick for the fifth title in seven years […]]]>

POCATELLO, Idaho — Scott Berger could only hold it off for so long.

Skyline High’s football coach, who has been part of the legendary program for 40 years now, went all out after the latest media question. It was hard to blame him.

The Grizzlies completed the hat-trick for the fifth title in seven years and broke their own ranking record with ninth overall after a 50-35 win over Bishop Kelly in the Class 4A final late Friday night at Holt Arena .

“I love doing this. I love those kids. Skyline High School and all those people in the stands mean a lot to me,” Berger said, letting the tears flow. “Yesterday at the end of practice I brought them in, we are talking, and all of a sudden my heart broke because I realized it was my last night with Abrahn (Silverio) , Kenyon (Sadiq), Ian (Galbreaith), Lachlan (Haacke) and those guys (seniors).”

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Kia Rookie Ladder: Bennedict Mathurin climbs to first place while flourishing on the bench https://panamgames.org/kia-rookie-ladder-bennedict-mathurin-climbs-to-first-place-while-flourishing-on-the-bench/ Wed, 16 Nov 2022 17:42:20 +0000 https://panamgames.org/kia-rookie-ladder-bennedict-mathurin-climbs-to-first-place-while-flourishing-on-the-bench/ Bennedict Mathurin shone on the Indiana bench to start his NBA career. A week ago in this space, we speculated on the long-term possibility of Orlando’s Paolo Banchero becoming the first All-Star recruit since Blake Griffin in 2011. That’s overkill for several reasons — chiefly, the habit of conference coaches favoring players on teams above […]]]>

Bennedict Mathurin shone on the Indiana bench to start his NBA career.

A week ago in this space, we speculated on the long-term possibility of Orlando’s Paolo Banchero becoming the first All-Star recruit since Blake Griffin in 2011. That’s overkill for several reasons — chiefly, the habit of conference coaches favoring players on teams above or near .500 when voting for All-Star reserves.

But we’re dipping a toe back into similar unlikely waters with the suggestion – based on the first month of play – that an NBA rookie could win the league’s Sixth Man Award. Bennedict Mathurin, the ultra-confident Indiana Pacers winger, has risen to the top spot in the Kia Rookie Ladder despite, but in part because of, not having started once so far.

Eleven members of the Class of 2022 have started at least a few games for their teams, but Mathurin has replaced for all 12 of his appearances so far. Is it a lot? Well, the top six picks in last year’s draft started 373 of their 376 appearances in 2021-22. And the five recruits chosen this year ahead of Mathurin have started 46 of the 48 games to date.

This guy is also not a project. He leads all newcomers in 3-point field goal attempts per game (6.3), ranks second in scoring, shots and free throws, and third in 3-point accuracy (45.3%) among rookies who played 10 or more games. Indiana is a respectable 6-6, with Mathurin posting a 64.9 true shooting percentage in the wins.

Coach Rick Carlisle, however, likes the rookie’s ability to impact the game with the second unit. And he thinks Mathurin had better sit back and watch the whistleblowers to gauge the pace, physicality and needs of the Pacers.

“There are certain things that are important,” Carlisle said recently. “Not to skip any steps. … It’s the best thing for the team and it’s the only thing everyone should care about.

Will it finally start? Almost certainly. But for now, Mathurin is scoring from the bench – point number 1 in a sixth man’s job description – at a pace comparable to officially recognized former super-subs.

At 19.9 points per game, Mathurin is averaging more than all but five of the 40 SMOY winners since the award began in 1982-83. This short list includes Ricky Pierce in 1990 (23.0), Lou Williams in 2019 and 2018 (22.6 and 20.0), Eddie Johnson in 1989 (21.5) and Tyler Herro last season (20.7)

The role wouldn’t necessarily preclude him from considering ROY, although that would be unusual. Most of the best recruits go to teams in need, with starting jobs up for grabs. But in 2017, Milwaukee’s Malcolm Brogdon won that trophy despite having started just 28 of his 75 games. Curiously, Brogdon only received one vote for third place in the SMOY ballot, finishing far behind winner Eric Gordon and runner-up Andre Iguodala.

Certainly, Mathurin winning the SMOY either as an alternative to the ROY (or in an unprecedented double hiccup) is even more unlikely than Banchero joining Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel Embiid, Kevin Durant and Jayson Tatum in the Eastern starting area. But each has the numbers and has played as a prime contender for those honors.

This week’s ladder, for the record, highlights some new faces in MarJon Beauchamp and Jalen Williams. He had some worthy near-misses such as Utah’s Walker Kessler, San Antonio’s Jeremy Sochan and Indiana’s Andrew Nembhard.

Last season the committee had to go to a big box store to get an extension ladder for some much needed extra rungs. The way the 2022-23 rookies are doing, it might have to happen again.


The Top 5 this week on the Kia Rookie Ladder 2022-23:

(All stats through Tuesday, November 15)

1. Benedict Mathurin, Indiana Pacers

Season statistics: 19.9 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 2.3 apg
Since the last Ladder: 22.5 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 1.5 apg
Last scale: 2
Draft Picks: n°6 overall

Bennedict Mathurin scored 30 points against Denver last week.

Mathurin played starting minutes — 28.2 per game, fourth on the Pacers — even though he came off the bench in each of his 12 NBA appearances. Carlisle is so committed to the plan that when second-year guard Chris Duarte got injured, he knocked the team’s other rotational rookie Andrew Nembhard into the starting lineup to keep Mathurin consistent in his role. And that suits him well: he scores an average of 25.5 points over 36 minutes played, better than Banchero (24.5).


2. Jaden Ivey, Detroit Pistons

Season statistics: 16.1 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 4.1 apg
Since the last Ladder: 19.0 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 5.3 apg
Last scale: 3
Draft Picks: N°5 overall

Jaden Ivey scored a career-high 26 points against Boston.

Playing without his backcourt mate Cade Cunningham (sore left shin), the 6-foot-4 South Bend native shone even though his Pistons (0-4) didn’t. Ivey notched his first 20-point performance, then immediately did it again, with 26 against Boston followed by 21 Monday against Toronto. Against the Raptors, he had eight assists and four rebounds, with Toronto coach Nick Nurse passing the 2022 ROY Scottie Barnes to Ivey in the fourth quarter. Pistons coach Dwane Casey said: “His speed was the difference between getting into the paint and creating things for other people.”


3. Paolo Banchero, Orlando Magic

Season statistics: 23.5 ppg, 8.3 rpg, 3.6 apg
Since the last Ladder: DNP
Last scale: 1
Draft Picks: No. 1 overall

Banchero falls only due to inactivity. He has missed Orlando’s last three games with a sprained left ankle. And, after sitting out practice on Tuesday, was questionable for the Magic’s home fight with the Twin Towers Timberwolves on Wednesday night. “Obviously he’s not happy,” coach Jamahl Mosley told reporters. Next up for Orlando and his No. 1 pick, if possible: the Bulls in Chicago on Friday, then a two-game game in Indianapolis against Ladder rival Mathurin.


4. Keegan Murray, Sacramento Kings

Season statistics: 12.0 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 1.1 apg
Since the last Ladder: 10.3 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 0.3 apg
Last scale: 4
Draft Picks: N°4 overall

A blow lately for the Iowa product. Murray had to leave the Kings resounding victory on Brooklyn on Tuesday with back pain after scoring four points with three rebounds in 12 minutes. And it comes after his father information revealed about the personal issue that had recently derailed her son. It turns out that her grandmother suffered a stroke while attending her game in Charlotte on October 31. Her condition appears to be improving, with Murray telling NBC Sports California, “She’s been able to open her eyes the last few days.” Even his teammates didn’t initially know what was troubling Murray. He scored 21 against Golden State Sunday, including shooting 5 of 9.


5.Jabari Smith, Jr.

Season statistics: 10.1 ppg, 6.7 rpg, 0.8 apg
Since the last Ladder: 10.3 ppg, 10.3 rpg, 1.0 apg
Last Scale: 6
Draft Picks: N°3 overall

The Rockets continued to lose but Smith averaged a double-double in losses, with a 15-10 game in Toronto and a 15 rebound performance in New Orleans. He shot 10 of 27 for the week, which actually increased his field goal percentage for the season (31.6). Smith had a pair of blocks against the Pelicans and three flights against the Clippers on Monday, but his fit in Houston’s guard-dominated offense was poor. Additionally, his net rating of minus-18 (102.2-120.2) remains the lowest among any rookie who has played at least 10 games.


The next 5:

6. Tari Eason, Houston Rockets

Season statistics: 8.4 ppg, 4.8 rpg, 1.1 apg
Since the last Ladder: 9.3 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 2.7 apg
Last Scale: 5
Draft Picks: No. 17 overall

The efficiency gem was 14-6-5 with 5 interceptions in 21 min. at TOR.

7. Shaedon Sharpe, Portland Trail Blazers

Season statistics: 9.0 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 0.4 apg
Since the last Ladder: 11.7 ppg, 2.3 rpg, 0.0 apg
Last Scale: ten
Draft Picks: No. 7 overall

A finger injury didn’t stop his 13-point, 5-of-7 shooting against Spurs on Wednesday.

8. Mar Jon Beauchamp, Milwaukee Bucks

Season stats: 7.5 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 0.4 apg
Since the last Ladder: 15.7 ppg, 6.7 rpg, 1.0 apg
Last Scale: N / A
Draft Picks: No. 24 overall

Bucks’ injuries opened the door to their former Ignite.

9. Jalen Williams, Oklahoma City Thunder

Season stats: 8.4 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 2.4 apg
Since the last Ladder: 10.5 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 3.8 apg
Last scale: N / A
Draft Picks: No. 12 overall

Also productive as a point starter or off the OKC bench.

10. Jalen Duren, Detroit Pistons

Season stats: 6.2 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 0.3 apg
Since the last Ladder: 3.8 ppg, 9.0 rpg, 0.8 apg
Last scale: N / A
Draft Picks: No. 13 overall

10 offensive boards in four games, more than all but 9 rookies all year.

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Steve Aschburner has been writing about the NBA since 1980. You can email him here, find his archives here and follow him on Twitter.

The opinions on this page do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the NBA, its clubs or Warner Bros. Discovery Sports.

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At Counter-Strike Rio Major, Brazilian fans take cheering to a new level https://panamgames.org/at-counter-strike-rio-major-brazilian-fans-take-cheering-to-a-new-level/ Sun, 13 Nov 2022 17:31:44 +0000 https://panamgames.org/at-counter-strike-rio-major-brazilian-fans-take-cheering-to-a-new-level/ Comment this story Comment RIO DE JANEIRO — Drums, vuvuzelas, flags and stadium chants. Rio de Janeiro’s Jeunesse Arena – with 18,000 fans in attendance – roars and shakes as the world’s best teams battle it out on the biggest stage. But it’s not a football game. It’s the IEM Rio Major, the Counter-Strike esports […]]]>

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Drums, vuvuzelas, flags and stadium chants. Rio de Janeiro’s Jeunesse Arena – with 18,000 fans in attendance – roars and shakes as the world’s best teams battle it out on the biggest stage. But it’s not a football game. It’s the IEM Rio Major, the Counter-Strike esports world championship that is being played in Brazil.

“I think everyone had a feeling it was going to be pretty crazy,” said Anders Blume, a “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” commentator who has worked on the scene for nearly a decade. “But nothing could have prepared us for what is really happening.”

“You can hear the music, the drums, the dancing and it’s like, yeah, it sounds like a festival to us,” said Christopher “dexter” Nong, the Australian captain of MOUZ, one of the teams at the event.

Counter-Strike, in which teams of five compete to attack and defend bomb sites, has a long history in Brazil, dating back more than two decades. Gambling is a cultural phenomenon; many Brazilians under 30 have played it at least once in their lives.

Counter-Strike organizes two major tournaments every year – the flagship tournaments of esports -, most of which are organized in Europe. This year, when the major first came to Brazil (after a pandemic-related delay), tickets sold out within an hour. When the organizer changed the layout of the event to accommodate additional seating, the extra tickets also sold out within the hour.

During the tournament, which ends on Sunday, fans have gone from just part of the show to something closer to a main attraction. During the Major’s Challengers and Legends stages, played in front of a smaller audience in the Riocentro event space, fans – who hooted, yelled, sang, stomped and drummed – garnered countless comments on social media for their passion.

The supporters who brought the Rio Major to life are known as the ‘torcida organizada’, a group influenced by Brazil’s history of torcidas (or hooligans, as they are known in Britain). Equipped with drums and flags to display the logos of local teams, these fans recontextualized the traditional football chants familiar to Brazilian fans with esports motifs – writing the Major’s anthems in the process.

Alexandre “Gaules” Borba, a Brazilian streamer, plays a big role in the proceedings, acting as a hype man for the whole country. His community – the “Tribo”, as he calls them – is one of the main forces behind the huge number of Brazilian viewers. At the previous Major in Antwerp, his personal stream peaked at over 700,000 viewers in Imperial’s game against Cloud9.

Due to high demand for tickets, ESL has partnered with Borba to organize a fan fest outside the arena where the voice of Brazil interacts with fans from a stage and broadcasts the matches live in front of an audience. .

“When I started broadcasting I wanted to bring the same energy as football, because I’m a huge football fan,” said Borba, who like many in Brazil played football as a child. “I saw this generation and I thought most people who love and participate in esports couldn’t have the same experience as me in stadiums because it’s a different era.”

Perhaps the most important chant, “La Tribonera”, can be heard when the torcida wants to pressure the opposing team and lift their own. The title mixes the word “Tribo” and La Bombonera, the stadium of the Argentinian football club Boca Juniors. It has become part of Brazilian football folklore to say “La Bombonera breathes” because the structure literally shakes when fans gather to watch the teams play there.

“I think for the very first time we can prove that esports can be more important than traditional sports,” Borba said. “I have been to many football matches and what I have seen here, I have never seen in my life.”

La Torcida began as a fan group for Imperial, a Brazilian “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” team that gained popularity after signing two of the country’s stars: Gabriel “FalleN” Toledo and Fernando “Iron” Alvarenga. But after Imperial was knocked out of the tournament, the group became a stand-in for all Brazilian Counter-Strike fans.

“When they fell out of the tournament, we decided our team wasn’t just imperial,” said Angelo Matheus, a 20-year-old student and batsman for Rio’s torcida. “It was all of Brazil.”

Players are not oblivious to noise.

“People here are always supporting,” said Dzhami “Jame” Ali, Russia’s Outsiders captain. “I don’t talk every turn, they support every second. From noon to dusk, it does not stop. You’re going to have at least one fan screaming their heart out at all times.

“The crowd is very loud. Only 3,000 Brazilian fans can be louder than the 10,000 fans in Cologne,” Ali said, referring to the German city, which has a long history of hosting global esports events.

Nor is the energy wasted on the talent driving the event. During one show, fans completely drowned out the casters. One of them, Harry “JustHarry” Russell, shouted hoarsely: try to speak over the noise of the crowd: “I don’t even know if you can hear me right now!”

“I can’t compare it to anything other than Premier League football games in the UK,” said IEM Rio Major host and presenter James Banks. “Huge stadiums with 70,000 people and it doesn’t even look like that because you only get half the stadium to cheer on one team and the other half for the other.”

“The energy is electrifying,” Banks said. “I feed off the crowd and it’s like a caffeine shot without having to drink anything.”

While football hooligans in Brazil are often known for their bouts of violence as much as their passion, those in the Youth Arena crowd were aiming to do something different.

“We want to show the world that we are united,” said drummer Matheus. “E-sports are more civilized. We don’t fight each other like the torcidas do in football.

After the fall of Imperial, the torcida organizada found its new hope in Furia, a Brazilian team that qualified for the semi-finals.

“The Rio Major was a game-changing experience for most of us at Furia and Brazil,” said Jaime Padua, co-founder and co-CEO of Furia. “The Riocentro atmosphere made people cry. Our players have never felt such energy. The connection between fans and players is an important factor in this major. This sends a very clear message about esports: we are moving in the best direction possible.

But Furia also fell, losing to Heroic, a Danish team, on Saturday night. So it’s unclear who the Brazilian fans will be cheering for in Sunday’s final. But one thing is almost guaranteed: they’re going to be loud.

Lucas Benaim is an Argentinian freelance journalist who covers esports in Latin America. You can follow him on Twitter @LucasBenaim.

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College football picks: Week 11 computer predictions for the best games https://panamgames.org/college-football-picks-week-11-computer-predictions-for-the-best-games/ Tue, 08 Nov 2022 21:44:47 +0000 https://panamgames.org/college-football-picks-week-11-computer-predictions-for-the-best-games/ Week 11 of the college football season is underway, and conference and PSC races come into focus each weekend. Georgia argued for playoff inclusion after a decisive victory over Tennessee at home, while Clemson and Alabama likely bounced back from the last four after road losses to Notre Dame and LSU, respectively. Meanwhile, Ohio State […]]]>

Week 11 of the college football season is underway, and conference and PSC races come into focus each weekend.

Georgia argued for playoff inclusion after a decisive victory over Tennessee at home, while Clemson and Alabama likely bounced back from the last four after road losses to Notre Dame and LSU, respectively.

Meanwhile, Ohio State and Michigan are still undefeated and appear to be headed for a head-to-head in The Game that could double as a Big Ten playoff game for the right to make the college football playoffs. as the conference champion.

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DRX Deft: “I felt like I would fail the rest of my life if I couldn’t reach the top of LoL.” https://panamgames.org/drx-deft-i-felt-like-i-would-fail-the-rest-of-my-life-if-i-couldnt-reach-the-top-of-lol/ Sun, 06 Nov 2022 06:32:14 +0000 https://panamgames.org/drx-deft-i-felt-like-i-would-fail-the-rest-of-my-life-if-i-couldnt-reach-the-top-of-lol/ On October 5, in the Grand Finals of the LoL World Championship 2022, DRX took victory in five tough matches. Both T1 and DRX featured incredible combat throughout the games, but it was DRX that was slightly stronger. After DRX hoisted the new Summoner’s Cup, they joined Sjokz and Jeesun Park on the broadcast for […]]]>

On October 5, in the Grand Finals of the LoL World Championship 2022, DRX took victory in five tough matches. Both T1 and DRX featured incredible combat throughout the games, but it was DRX that was slightly stronger. After DRX hoisted the new Summoner’s Cup, they joined Sjokz and Jeesun Park on the broadcast for their championship interview.


[To Kingen] The series went the distance and went to Game 5. What did the team talk about to pull themselves together before heading into Game 5? How do you view your performance in this series?

King : We told ourselves that just being here is an honor in itself, so rather than thinking too much about winning or losing, we just told ourselves to enjoy the moment until the very end. Truth be told, I played at a level that I was nowhere happy with during the regular split. However, being here at the end made me realize that all the trials and tribulations I went through were so that I could be here right now. I am honored to be here at this time.

[To Deft] It’s been a 10-year battle, and you’ve hit so many milestones along the way. Now you have finally achieved the highest achievement of all and become world champion. How do you feel?

Skillful: [Crying] I shouldn’t cry so much because I’m old enough, so I apologize. Being here right now is something I’ve only dreamed of every day since debut; I am delighted that this is now a reality. There’s something I always wanted to say when I reached the top, and that’s, “I’m the best in the world.” However, I realized after getting to that point that my team was the best. I would like to thank my teammates, coaching staff, management and fans for being part of the adventure.

[To Zeka] Despite so many people doubting you, you have experienced incredible growth this year. Now you have proven all the skeptics wrong.

Zeka: It’s a feeling I can’t explain. Actually, I wanted to cry too, but Deft was sobbing. I want to thank my teammates for playing so well. It was amazing to come all the way here, so it’s really amazing how they played.

[To Pyosik] This series was a little difficult for you at first, but you managed to turn things around. How did you manage to keep your focus and your confidence?

Piosik: This series wasn’t about the storylines of a few days ago, but rather the culmination of everything we’ve built since the start of the season. My coaching staff and my teammates taught me a lot about what to do in certain situations, so I think I was able to show that well at Worlds.

[To BeryL] What was the reason behind Bard’s choice in Game 5, where it was all on the line?

Beryl: There were plenty of champions I could have faced, but I felt the matches were going to be a long way off in this series, so I picked the champion that best suited our team composition.

[To BeryL] You’ve played in three World Finals in the past three years and won two of them. What is the secret behind such a good game?

Beryl: Honestly, regarding today’s series, I think Keria played very well. However, our team played a little better, and a little more calmly. That’s why I think we won.

[To Pyosik] I think you know what’s coming. You showed us your ceremony during the quarters and halves: can you show us one today too?

….?

Can you explain what it is?

[Pyosik]: It was Hecarim using E, with the full stack of Deadman’s Plate, at 600 movespeed [laughter].

[To Deft] Most players would have given up, but you didn’t for ten years. What was the motivation behind your 10-year career?

Skillful: The one thing I was the best at was League of Legends. I felt like I would fail everything else in life if I couldn’t reach the top of LoL, so I couldn’t give up even if I wanted to.

[To Deft] Finally, is there anything you would like to say to the fans?

Skillful: 10 years is not only a long time for me, but also for all the fans. Thank you for being the mainstay that has supported me for so long, and you all feel like old friends to me at this point. Thanks a lot.

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MLB DFS, 2022 World Series Game 5: Top Astros vs. Phillies DraftKings, FanDuel Daily Fantasy baseball picks https://panamgames.org/mlb-dfs-2022-world-series-game-5-top-astros-vs-phillies-draftkings-fanduel-daily-fantasy-baseball-picks/ Thu, 03 Nov 2022 21:00:32 +0000 https://panamgames.org/mlb-dfs-2022-world-series-game-5-top-astros-vs-phillies-draftkings-fanduel-daily-fantasy-baseball-picks/ The 2022 World Series will continue on Thursday with Game 5 between the Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies scheduled for 8:03 p.m. ET at Citizens Bank Park. The series is tied at 2-2 after the Astros threw a combined no-hitter on Wednesday. It was only the second no-hitter in World Series history, and the MLB […]]]>

The 2022 World Series will continue on Thursday with Game 5 between the Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies scheduled for 8:03 p.m. ET at Citizens Bank Park. The series is tied at 2-2 after the Astros threw a combined no-hitter on Wednesday. It was only the second no-hitter in World Series history, and the MLB daily fantasy players who had heavy exposure to the Phillies were left behind in a rare poor showing from what was the best offense in the 2022 MLB playoffs.

However, that same Phillies offense hit five home runs in Game 3 and could be an important part of your MLB DFS strategy in Game 5. So which players should you lean heavily on in your MLB DFS rosters, and which Thursday’s MLB DFS Player Pool Should You Avoid Completely? Before you make any MLB DFS picks for Game 5 of the 2022 World Series, be sure to Learn MLB DFS tips, strategy and projections from SportsLine Daily Fantasy expert Mike McClure.

McClure is an everyday fantasy pro who has earned over $2 million in his career. And when it comes to everyday fantasy baseball, McClure is at his best. Recognized in the book “Fantasy Football (and Baseball) for Smart People: How to Turn Your Hobby into a Fortune” as a top MLB DFS player, McClure’s proprietary projection model simulates each game 10,000 times, taking into account factors such as recent fixtures and results. This allows him to find the best values ​​on each site.

On Wednesday, McClure named Astros third baseman Alex Bregman as one of his top MLB DFS picks on FanDuel and DraftKings. The result: Bregman had a two-run brace and scored a run to drive in 11 points on DraftKings and 16.2 points on FanDuel. Everyone who included him in their lineups was well on his way to a profitable day.

Now, as the 2022 World Series continues, McClure has locked down his top MLB Fantasy Daily Picks for Game 5 of the 2022 World Series. Head over to SportsLine now to see them.

McClure’s top MLB DFS picks for World Series Game 5

One of McClure’s top MLB DFS picks for Game 5 of the 2022 World Series is Astros outfielder Kyle Tucker. The former first-round pick made his first-team All-Star in 2022 and finished the season with 30 homers, 107 RBIs and 25 stolen bases. And that combination of power and speed made him a mainstay in MLB Fantasy’s daily lineups all season long.

Tucker started the 2022 MLB playoffs with a bit of a chill, as he went 6 for 28 with just one home run and an RBI during the ALDS and ALCS. However, he found his footing in the Fall Classic, posting a 1.139 OPS with two homers and five RBIs in the first five games of the series. He hit a double and a sacrifice fly in Game 4 and you’ll want to get your hot hand up in Game 5 as he takes on Noah Syndergaard.

Another part of McClure’s optimal MLB DFS strategy for Thursday includes training Phillies first baseman Rhys Hoskins. The Sacramento State product was a fifth-round pick in the 2014 MLB Draft and made a spectacular debut in 2017 with the Phillies where he posted a 1.014 OPS with 18 homers and 48 RBIs in just 50 games. .

Since then, he’s had at least 27 homers and 56 extra hits in every full season he’s played and he’s hit 30 homers while driving 79 in 2022. That power carried over to the playoffs of the 2022 MLB for Hoskins, as he hit six homers with 12 RBIs in 14 games. That includes one of the Phillies’ five homers in Game 3 and that power makes him a high-potential option for Game 5.

How to Set Your MLB DFS Lineups for Thursday, November 3, 2022

McClure is also targeting an undervalued player who is expected to explode in big numbers in Game 5 of the 2022 World Series. The stars are aligning for him to return tournament winning value and he has a price that won’t break the bank. . You can only see who it is here.

So what are the top MLB DFS picks for Game 5 of the 2022 MLB World Series? And which player is a must? Visit SportsLine now to see DFS millionaire Mike McClure’s full player pool and his picks for FanDuel and DraftKingsand cash in big on MLB DFS.

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Best Connecticut High School Football Performances (November 1) https://panamgames.org/best-connecticut-high-school-football-performances-november-1/ Tue, 01 Nov 2022 09:08:24 +0000 https://panamgames.org/best-connecticut-high-school-football-performances-november-1/ Maddie Gasparini, Guilford: Scored all three goals for the Grizzlies in a 3-2 win over Branford. Dani Celotto, Woodland: The hat trick helped the Hawks beat St. Paul 8-0. Two days later, Celotto burned St. Paul for another hat trick, this time a 6-1 victory in the quarter-finals of the NVL tournaments. Devon Dalessio, Somers: […]]]>

Maddie Gasparini, Guilford: Scored all three goals for the Grizzlies in a 3-2 win over Branford.

Dani Celotto, Woodland: The hat trick helped the Hawks beat St. Paul 8-0. Two days later, Celotto burned St. Paul for another hat trick, this time a 6-1 victory in the quarter-finals of the NVL tournaments.

Devon Dalessio, Somers: Scored both goals in the Spartans’ 2-1 win over Granby.

Gabby Tirado and Haley Shaw, Cheshire: Scored a hat trick and added two assists in Cheshire’s 6-6 draw with Sacred Heart Academy. In the rematch, Shaw scored the game winner in overtime to help Cheshire advance to the semi-finals of the SCC tournament.

Juliana Garcia, Sacred Heart Academy: Scored twice, including the equalizing penalty with 2:17 to go, to help the Sharks draw with Cheshire 6-6. Also scored both goals for the Sharks in the CSC quarter-final, a 3-2 win at Cheshire.

Kate Donlan, Mercy: Recorded two goals and an assist in the regular season finale against Sacred Heart Academy, a 4-0 win.

Lola Clayton, Housatonic: Posted a hat trick in Housatonic win 6-1 over Gilbert.

Skylar Howard, Newtown: Scored two goals and an assist to help the Nighthawks beat Bethel 4-1 in the SWC Tournament quarterfinals.

Tori Iozzi, Ellis Tech: Scored four goals in a 8-1 win over Prince Tech.

Riwan Garr, North West: Posted a hat trick in a 7-1 win over Wamogo.

Jennifer Palmer, Ansonia: Scored a hat trick in the Chargers win 7-1 over Torrington.

Jenna Tracey, St. Croix: Registered four goals and two assists in the Crusaders win 8-2 over Naugatuck in the quarter-finals of the NVL tournament.

Besiana Dauti, Watertown: I scored a hat trick in Watertown wins 4-1 against Ansonia in the NVL quarter-finals.

Sloan Walmsley, Thomaston: Scored three goals in one 9-0 win over Shepaug Valley.

Games to watch

SCC Tournament Semi-Finals, Tuesday Top Seed: The top-seeded and undefeated Cheshire will face Branford for the third time while Mercy will face Hand in the other semi-final.

FCIAC tournament semi-finals, Tuesday at Fairfield Warde: Fairfield Ludlowe is the only team to beat top seed St. Joseph during the regular season. It’s a semi-final. Staples takes on Greenwich in the other semi-final.

Shoreline Tournament Semi-Finals, Top-seeded Tuesday: Top seed Morgan hosts Portland in a rematch of last season’s championship game, which Morgan won in overtime. The No. 6 seed Old Saybrook will face the No. 2 Cromwell in the other semi-final after Saybrook knocked out the No. 3 Old Lyme in the first round.

NVL tournament semi-finals, Tuesday at Wolcott: Woodland, the top seed and defending champion, will face Wolcott while Holy Cross and Watertown face off in the other semi-final.

joseph.morelli@hearstmediact.com; @nhrJoeMorelli

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Where is the NFL game played in London? Cost, capacity and more to know about Wembley Stadium https://panamgames.org/where-is-the-nfl-game-played-in-london-cost-capacity-and-more-to-know-about-wembley-stadium/ Sat, 29 Oct 2022 09:30:03 +0000 https://panamgames.org/where-is-the-nfl-game-played-in-london-cost-capacity-and-more-to-know-about-wembley-stadium/ The NFL returns to London on Sunday when the Jaguars take on the Broncos at Wembley Stadium. Wembley Stadium is usually host to a different kind of football, being the home ground of the England national team. The stadium also hosts other major events such as the FA Cup Final, but for this weekend of […]]]>

The NFL returns to London on Sunday when the Jaguars take on the Broncos at Wembley Stadium.

Wembley Stadium is usually host to a different kind of football, being the home ground of the England national team. The stadium also hosts other major events such as the FA Cup Final, but for this weekend of the 2022 NFL season it will host a showdown between Jacksonville and Denver.

The Jaguars are no strangers to playing across the Atlantic, having already appeared in eight games in London since the start of the NFL’s “London Games” in 2007. In those eight games, the Jaguars own a 4-4 record , but they have won four of their last six clashes in England. The Broncos have only played one game in London, losing to the 49ers at Wembley Stadium in 2010.

Will the Jaguars defend “their home turf”? Where will the Broncos get their first road win in franchise history? For more on Wembley Stadium, The Sporting News has you covered below.

Where is Wembley Stadium?

Wembley Stadium is located in Wembley, Londonlocated in the northwest of the City of London.

Wembley Stadium capacity

Wembley Stadium has a capacity of 90,000making it the largest stadium in the UK.

Wembley Stadium is also the second largest arena in Europe, second only to Camp Nou in Barcelona, ​​Spain. FC Barcelona’s host stadium has a capacity of 99,354 seats.

How much did Wembley Stadium cost to build?

Wembley Stadium was said to have been the most expensive stadium ever built when it opened in 2007. The reported construction cost was £798 million, or approximately US$1.57 billion.

NFL International Games 2022

There are a total of five international matches on the 2022 schedule, including three in London and one in Munich and Mexico City.

Location Date Time Game Channel
London Sunday October 2 9:30 a.m. ET Vikings 28Saints 25 NFL Network
London Sunday October 9 9:30 a.m. ET Giants 27packers 22 NFL Network
London Sunday October 30 9:30 a.m. ET Broncos vs. Jaguars ESPN+
Munich Sunday November 13 9:30 a.m. ET Buccaneers vs. Seahawks NFL Network
Mexico City monday november 21 8:15 p.m. ET Cardinals vs. 49ers ESPN
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Which games are the most popular in Rabona India? https://panamgames.org/which-games-are-the-most-popular-in-rabona-india/ Wed, 26 Oct 2022 10:13:26 +0000 https://panamgames.org/which-games-are-the-most-popular-in-rabona-india/ Gambling has always been part of Indian culture. In this country, chance and chance are concepts inextricably linked to culture. Initially, many South Asians traveled to America in search of new thrills, where they vacationed in land-based casinos. Now there is no need for such a long journey, because there is a casino Rabona India. […]]]>

Gambling has always been part of Indian culture. In this country, chance and chance are concepts inextricably linked to culture. Initially, many South Asians traveled to America in search of new thrills, where they vacationed in land-based casinos. Now there is no need for such a long journey, because there is a casino Rabona India. Nevertheless, even though many modern Indians are in search of new entertainment, the tradition continues to honor – the traditional gambling activities of this culture are popular. Certainly, most people have already switched to the Internet.

mahjong

Mahjong can be considered one of the most popular games among Asians. The classic version of this entertainment was familiar to the most prestigious people, as well as ordinary working people. In today’s world, mahjong is taking a different form, or rather, it is moving to the internet.

The classic internet game consists of 144 tiles. Rabona India players must place a bet before the system determines the tiles. The dice are rolled after the bets to identify the dealer. This game may seem a bit boring at first sight. In fact, in its spectacularity, its degree of excitement is not inferior to roulette and poker.

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Pai Gow

Pai Gow is not the most popular game in Europe and America. Yet millions of Asians have heard of or participated in this activity. This game appeared more than a thousand years ago, but still enjoys extraordinary popularity. At first glance, such a competition may seem quite difficult to learn. In fact, it is not.

The essence of Pai Gow is beating the dealers – a typical requirement when it comes to live games. But the process is complicated by the fact that the fight against the dealer has seven players simultaneously.

This Chinese domino was also a source of inspiration for poker enthusiasts. So, they created a game called Pai Gow, which combines the rules of ancient entertainment and regular poker. The game received the same ranking of combinations and the division into upper and lower hands – from the dice game. In the classic variant, use a deck of 52 cards with 1 joker.

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Baccarat

Baccarat is one of the most popular games in the world and it is in high demand in Asian countries. In fact, it’s a very simple card game: you have to score as many points as possible by adding a few cards. He is represented not only in earthly institutions, but also in Rabona India.

Indians are attracted to this entertainment mainly because there is a place of luck and luck. Thus, the player never knows which card will come to him. However, not everyone relies on blind faith in their luck. Rabona India users actively use some strategies which are said to reduce the advantage of the gambling establishment, thereby increasing the chance of profit.

It is also worth noting another advantage of baccarat – it is very easy to learn. Therefore, it is often chosen by newcomers who want to experience the world of card game entertainment.

However, this is not a complete list of games that Indians love so much. For example, the slot machines featured in Rabona India attract thousands of users daily. These slot machines are colorful, unique, allowing you to immerse yourself in the theme of another culture. And, of course, there is a place of pure chance, as the combinations are determined by the random number generator. Also gaining popularity and so-called live casinos. Players like them because they give them the opportunity not only to immerse themselves in the real atmosphere of the casino, but also to communicate with the dealer, other people.

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