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Chevrolet Performance renews lucrative cash bonus program with IMCA through 2019

first_imgGRAND BLANC, Mich. – Chevrolet Performance has renewed a lucrative cash bonus program rewarding IMCA drivers and sanctioned tracks through the 2017-2019 race seasons.Drivers winning track championships while competing exclusively with 602 or 604 crate engines receive a $250 bonus. Tracks sanctioning any combination of the Modified, Hobby Stock and SportMod divisions and displaying Chevrolet Performance banners become eligible for cash bo­nuses of their own.“This is a program that paid cash back to our drivers and sanctioned tracks to the tune of $75,000 last year. It is easily our biggest cash bonus program for drivers,” emphasized IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder. “This is a big deal. A lot of money will get paid directly to drivers and tracks that support IMCA and Chevrolet Performance.”Driver bonuses will be paid after point standings become official; track bonuses will be paid through­out the season.The Chevrolet Performance IMCA crate engine bonus program originated in 2005 with cash awards to eligible Northern SportMod drivers finishing in the top five in track standings.It expanded to include Modified, Hobby Stock and Southern SportMod divisions and began paying track championship bonuses in 2010.One hundred and twenty-one drivers earned Chevrolet Performance bonuses last year. The pro­gram has seen more than $200,000 paid to IMCA drivers in its first 12 seasons.“It’s important to note that four of Chevrolet’s biggest dealerships in the United States are IMCA sponsors,” Yoder said. “I would encourage our member drivers to return the support of Karl Chevro­let, Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center, Friesen Performance and Kupper Chevrolet when they have the opportunity to do so.”Information about the Chevrolet Performance bonus program is available from Yoder at the IMCA home office, 319 472-2201.last_img read more

Mark Hughes happy to see Stoke in contention at the right end of Premier League

first_img Hughes’ side face league leaders Arsenal at the Britannia Stadium on Sunday currently occupying seventh spot and they are only four points off Tottenham, who sit in the final qualifying berth for a place in next year’s Champions League. With Leicester, West Ham and Crystal Palace all also in touching distance of one of those four spots, England could be represented by a surprise team in Europe’s premier competition next season. Press Association The unpredictable nature of this year’s Barclays Premier League means Mark Hughes is adjusting Stoke’s targets this season, with a top-four finish now not out of the question. “The squad is strong, we’ve proved over the last couple of years that the depth that we have should be able to maintain us. It certainly did last year and it’s looking like it will again this year. “If we’re going to improve then we need to get those players that can make a difference. It’s key players who can make a difference, those are the ones we’re looking for.” Switzerland international Shaqiri will not face Arsene Wenger’s Gunners after suffering a hamstring injury while Geoff Cameron is highly unlikely to return because of an ankle problem. And while such a feat seemed improbable before the start of the campaign, Hughes is beginning to think a historic season might be possible for Stoke. “It wasn’t what we were aiming for at the beginning of the season but, as the season progresses and the league takes shape, your realistic targets change,” the Welshman said when asked if a top-four finish was achievable. “It’s fair to say we’ve changed our targets in terms of what we think we can achieve this year. I’m not necessarily saying we’re going for the Champions League at all, but you never know? It’s one of those seasons. We could get to a point in March, April where we’re very much in the mix and we’ll have a go. “For our part, we’re really pleased where we find ourselves at the moment, it’s higher than we anticipated before the beginning of the season. “At the end of the season we hope we can look back and pat ourselves on the back by virtue of the fact we’ve beaten our previous total over the last two seasons. If we do that, it’s fair to say we’re progressing.” The Potters are yet to wade into the January transfer window and Hughes is happy with the strength of a squad that is still competing in both the FA Cup and Capital One Cup. That is why if he does make an acquisition to bolster a Champions League charge this month, it will likely be a marquee name to rival the likes of previous recruits Bojan Krkic and Xherdan Shaqiri. “I think it’s fair to say that,” Hughes noted. last_img read more

Ten teams confirmed for Elite League 2016-17

first_imgBy Ras WadadaTHE Guyana Football Federation (GFF) last Friday evening confirmed that two teams will be added to the revised Elite League, the country’s top tier club football competition.The decision to include Upper Demerara’s Top XX and Victoria Kings of East Coast,in the 2nd staging of the Elite League was agreed upon at a lengthy and intense meeting, among the GFF, the original 8 Elite teams and the two newcomers, held at the Federation’s Boardroom.The key fundamental change to this year’s competition is that the Champion will be decided from the two rounds of games and not from a play-off final, as was the case in last season’s inaugural Tournament.The team accumulating the most points at the end of the tournament will be declared the winner. Each team will play a quota of nine games in each of the two rounds of competition where 3 points will be awarded for a win and one for a draw.The increase to ten teams will give fans some additional games for the upcoming season and more importantly, return top flight football to a much starved Linden Community.There is the general belief among stakeholders of the ‘Beautiful Game’ that the move by the GFF to revise the league is a positive one for the development of the sport, in particular the deserved inclusion of a team from the Bauxite Mining Town,where there is a great passion for football and where talent is abundant.One thing for sure is that the financial burden of running the competition will be reduced for the GFF,with increased funding from FIFA and a possible G$20M contribution from Government, as well as Corporate Guyana’s input;the upcoming season promises lots of excitment.However,there is no word forthcoming from the GFF with regards to sponsorship for the League in the new season, or outstanding payments to players from last season.According to a reliable source, a number of issues and proposals were discussed in depth at last Friday night’s meeting, but no date was set for the kick-off of the new season.It is believed that the GFF will study the proposals made by the Elite clubs and work feverishly to pay outstanding cash owed to clubs from the last season,before a date is set for the kick-off of the new season.last_img read more

The Latest: NFL plans telethon to aid virus relief efforts

first_imgThe Dutch soccer association says players on the men’s and women’s national teams are contributing to the fund to help amateur clubs that have been closed across the country.The country’s 3,000 soccer clubs have 1.2 million players but have seen income such as bar proceeds dry up amid the health crisis.___Celta Vigo forward Fedor Smolov has left his confinement in Spain to be closer to his family back home in Russia.Smolov says he informed the Spanish club of his plan and had its support. The club could not be immediately reached to confirm whether it had authorized the player’s departure. Gonzalez had worked at the club for 23 years.Reims remembered Gonzalez as a man with the “soul of an artist” who was in love with the six-time champions.___Two more golf events on the European Tour have been called off because of the coronavirus pandemic.That ensures there will be no play until the end of June at the earliest. The people tell The Associated Press that the league hopes its massive reach will raise awareness and funds in battling the pandemic. They spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the telethon has not been announced publicly.Details on conducting the telethon and charities that will benefit will be released soon.Since the NFL’s business year began on March 18, the league has conducted free agency even as team facilities have been shut down and travel has been barred. Its biggest offseason event is the draft, which was scheduled for Las Vegas but now will be done remotely, with ESPN and NFL Network televising the proceedings.— Reporting by AP Pro Football Writer Barry Wilner___ Associated Press All FA employees earning 50,000 pounds ($60,000) or more per year will take a temporary pay reduction of 7.5% and the British government’s furlough scheme is being looked at as a contingency plan.___World Cup champion France has sent support to hospital workers engaged in the fight against the coronavirus.Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba were among the stars in a video released by the French soccer federation expressing their gratitude to the country’s under-pressure health workers.France has been severely hit by the virus with more than 8,000 dead and about 100,000 known infections. Serie A says it has unanimously decided to reduce player salaries by a third if the season does not resume.The Italian soccer players’ association has not yet signed off on the deal.The league says in a statement that the guideline measure was agreed on by 19 of the 20 clubs. Juventus already reached a similar deal with its players.The league says the agreement is “a common line of action to contain” salaries for “players, coaches and members of first squads.”The reduction is equal to four months of salary but would be reduced to only two months if the current season is completed. The Trophée Hassan II in Morocco from June 4-7 was postponed and the following week’s Scandinavian Mixed tournament in Stockholm was canceled and will now be played in 2021.Eleven tour events have been either postponed or canceled because of the virus outbreak.The next potential tournament is the BMW International Open in Germany from June 25-28.___Bayern Munich players have returned to training in small groups despite restrictions in place because of the coronavirus pandemic. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The NFL is planning a telethon to aid coronavirus relief efforts during the draft from April 23-25, according to two people familiar with the league’s plans. The federation last month formally admitted wrongdoing in a case where fake medical documents were used to give a Russian athlete an alibi for being unavailable for testing. It is facing a $10 million fine and a cap of 10 athletes for its track team at the next Olympics.___A doctor at French soccer club Reims has killed himself after getting infected with the coronavirus.Reims Mayor Arnaud Robinet told Le Parisien newspaper Bernard Gonzalez “is a collateral victim of COVID-19 because he had tested positive and was in isolation for 14 days. I know he had left a note to explain his decision.”Officials at the club say Gonzalez died Sunday. He was 60. ___England coach Gareth Southgate has agreed to a 30% pay cut during the coronavirus outbreak.Southgate has a reported salary of 3 million pounds ($3.6 million) per year.English Football Association chief executive Mark Bullingham says the organization’s highest earners will take a temporary pay reduction of 30% and others in the senior management team have agreed to a 15% cut.Bullingham says the total financial impact on the FA is currently forecast to be around 100 million pounds ($120 million) because of the postponement of England internationals, FA Cup matches and other events at Wembley Stadium. He says the cost could rise to more than 150 million pounds ($180 million) depending on the length of the crisis. Spain is expected to remain in a nationwide lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic until April 26. The country has more than 135,000 confirmed cases of the new virus with more than 13,000 deaths.Smolov wrote on Instagram that because of the closure of borders “I have found myself obligated to return to Russia to be closer to my family.”Smolov says he is “very grateful to Celta for its support and I want to emphasize that I informed the club about every step.”Spanish media reported that the 30-year-old Smolov flew home on a private jet for the 18th birthday of Maria Yumasheva. She is the granddaughter of former Russian President Boris Yeltsin. Smolov published photos on Instagram in January showing him and Yumasheva together on vacation.Smolov says he is abiding by an “obligatory” quarantine and remains in constant contact with Celta’s coaching staff to follow team protocol. He says he will return “as soon as the club requires.” The Latest: NFL plans telethon to aid virus relief efforts The mother of Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has died after contracting the coronavirus.The Premier League club says Dolors Sala Carrió died near Barcelona in the city of Manresa. She was 82.City says “everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family and all their friends.”Guardiola has coached City since 2016. He previously coached Barcelona and Bayern Munich.___ ___The Russian track federation says it will no longer give national team places to some athletes with past doping bans.The federation said Sunday it won’t select athletes who were given bans since November 2015 for a range of doping and doping-related offenses, or who work with a coach who was banned since that date.The move could be subject to a legal challenge. The Court of Arbitration for Sport has struck down similar national selection rules before if it deems they impose extra punishments on athletes who have served their doping bans. CAS overturned a British Olympic Association rule in 2012 that athletes previously banned for doping could not be selected for the Olympic team.The rules come as the Russian federation’s new management tries to mend its relationship with World Athletics. Russia has been suspended from international track competitions since 2015 for widespread doping. The league adds “it remains understood that the clubs will define the agreements directly with their members.”Serie A has been suspended since the government ordered a nationwide lockdown nearly a month ago. Twelve rounds remain along with four games that were postponed from the weekend of Feb. 22. The Italian Cup semifinals also were interrupted after the first leg.At least 15 players have tested positive for COVID-19.___FIFA is providing global coordination with competition organizers to provide flexibility to ensure coronavirus-derailed seasons can be completed with as little financial turmoil as possible. The decision by the German champions came after some rival clubs made similar moves. Borussia Dortmund and Wolfsburg have had players train in pairs or small groups.Bayern said Sunday that the training session would “be done in coordination with government policy and the relevant authorities.” The club added that “it goes without saying that all hygiene regulations will be strictly observed.”German league games have been suspended until at least April 30. Clubs and the league have discussed resuming the league without fans and with regular virus tests for players and staff.No German league games have been played since March 8.___ April 6, 2020 Mbappe says “we sing and clap for you.”___Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane has launched a fundraising campaign to support local charitable groups addressing critical needs stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.Beane is donating $20,000 to the community’s United Way chapter and providing incentives for Bills fans to get involved.Fans who make a donation to the Western New York COVID-19 Community Response Fund between Monday and April 17 will be eligible to win seven Bills-themed experiences or prizes. FIFA does not set the dates of domestic or continental club competitions but does oversee the implementation of two transfer windows during the year.A FIFA task force has been exploring the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and has backed flexibility in shifting the transfer windows and extending player contracts to allow seasons to be completed.A final decision will be made by the FIFA Bureau. That body includes the presidents of the six regional confederations.UEFA has already determined that competitions in Europe can run beyond the June 30 cut-off for player contracts.Cost-cutting is underway at many clubs and federations to deal with the financial impact of games not being played. The prizes include joining Beane on the phone when the GM submits Buffalo’s first draft pick. Other prizes include a one-on-one Zoom interview with Beane, lunch with the GM, four tickets to Buffalo’s home opener, and a jersey autographed by quarterback Josh Allen.Proceeds will go to the community response fund. The fund aids area food banks and provides resources to health care providers and front-line responders.Beane praised the work being done by doctors, nurses, pharmacists, grocery-store workers and others for putting their health at risk to serve the community.___Dutch national team players, the country’s national soccer association and the sport’s main sponsor will contribute to an 11 million euro ($12 million) fund to support clubs in the Netherlands during the coronavirus pandemic. More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6last_img read more

Syracuse football opponent preview: What to know about Pittsburgh

first_img Published on October 5, 2017 at 8:06 pm Contact: jtbloss@syr.edu | @jtbloss Syracuse (2-3, 0-1 Atlantic Coast) returns for the first of two-straight home games with a 12:30 p.m. Saturday kickoff against Pittsburgh (2-3, 0-1 ACC). The Orange has lost four straight matchups with the Panthers, who are coming off a 42-10 win over Rice. A loss would deal a crushing blow to SU’s already hurting bowl chances.Here’s what you need to know about the Panthers.All-time series: Pitt leads, 38-31-3.Last time they played: SU traveled to Heinz Field last year for its season finale and scored 61 points in a loss. An injury-depleted defense allowed Pitt to gash SU for nearly 400 yards rushing and just nine receptions while the Panthers put up 76 points in the highest scoring game in FBS history. There were 20 touchdowns scored and 1,312 yards of combined offense. Zack Mahoney filled in for Eric Dungey at quarterback and threw 61 passes. He completed 43 for 440 yards and five touchdowns, all of which went to former SU wide receiver Amba Etta-Tawo.The Pittsburgh report: Pitt is unranked and enters the matchup with a record identical to Syracuse. Its losses have all come against good teams: No. 4 Penn State, No. 15 Oklahoma State and Georgia Tech, which sits atop the ACC’s coastal division.Last year, Pitt took on Northwestern in the Pinstripe Bowl and lost, 31-24, to finish 2016 at 8-5. A bowl appearance this season would make for 10 straight seasons with a postseason appearance for the Panthers.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textBut, this year’s team has significant turnover from the team that dropped 76 on SU. At quarterback, the Panthers send out Southern California transfer Max Browne. He started the first three games of 2016 for the Trojans before being overtaken by now-Heisman candidate Sam Darnold. Browne moved to Pitt before spring practice with immediate eligibility.In five games, Browne has struggled to hold his starting spot. He failed to throw a touchdown in all three of Pitt’s losses, and Redshirt Sophomore Ben DiNucci replaced him in each game. Browne did have a nice week against Rice’s 122nd ranked passing defense, posting 410 yards and 4 touchdowns while completing 28-of-32 passes.Beyond that, Pitt’s offense doesn’t boast the type of dynamic playmakers SU has seen in recent weeks. Qadree Ollison leads the team with 221 rushing yards and averages 3.9 yards per carry. Eleven Panthers have caught a pass so far, but none have hauled in more than 20 total.Defensively, the Panthers don’t rank well in pass coverage (107th) or stopping the run (85th). A year after amassing 61 points, SU should be poised for another high-scoring day.How Syracuse beats Pitt: It’d be disappointing to see SU allow more than a few scores here considering Pitt’s early offensive struggles. If the Orange is able to keep Pitt under 30 points and avoid a shootout, it’s hard not to like SU’s chances.On the other side of the ball, Eric Dungey and company have to do what they do best: throw the football. Running the ball, as of now, is not something that will work out consistently. So unless SU is able to establish a ground game on its first couple of possessions, let Dungey sit back in the pocket and find the nation’s leading pass catchers in Steve Ishmael (51 receptions) and Ervin Philips (44).Player to watch: Quadree Henderson, wide receiver, No. 10Henderson, a 5-foot-8 junior from Wilmington, Delaware, leads Pitt with 680 all-purpose yards. He topped all of FBS in kick return yards last season and took a kickoff to the house three times on his way to being named a first team All-American. Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi said on the ACC teleconference that this could be the week Henderson gets more involved in the offense, particularly as a deep threat. And considering big plays have been SU’s weak point several times this season, Henderson is worth keeping an eye on. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Holness wants meeting with Opposition Leader ahead of SOE expiration in…

first_imgKINGSTON, Jamaica,– Prime Minister Andrew Holness is seeking a meeting with Opposition Leader Dr. Peter Phillips ahead of the expiration of states of emergency (SOE) in three separate regions in Jamaica. Holness is insisting there should be a united front in dealing with the crime situation in Jamaica.Last week, the government failed to get support for its efforts to extend the SOE in place since January 2017. Opposition legislators voted against the measure which Holness said was necessary to curtail crime and violence across the island.Since the vote, there have been calls for the two leaders to meet to discuss the way forward and the private sector has led in holding discussions with the leadership of the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and the People’s National Party (PNP) that maintains its position on the matter.In a December 18 letter to Phillips, Prime Minister Holness wrote  he wanted the meeting to take place “before the expiration of the enhanced security measures to discuss your position and identify solutions that could help us to see our way to reaching consensus in support of the extension of the States of Public Emergency as recommended by the Chief of Defense Staff and the Commissioner of Police”.The SOE had been imposed in the parish of St. James, Kingston Western, Kingston Central and St Andrew South and St. Catherine North. All three SOE are due to expire in January.Holness told legislators last week of positive results from the SOE. These included a 20 per cent reduction in murders island wide, and in some areas like Montego Bay, a 70 per cent reduction.“We need more time,” Holness said, making reference to letters from the heads of the security forces requesting a 90-day extension.In his letter, Prime Minister Holness also wrote that he has held discussions with various stakeholders and “the overwhelming position expressed is that the Government and Opposition should be united in the fight against crime.“The sector representatives, as well as the general public, hold the view that Parliament should continue its support for the use of emergency powers to contain and control criminal activity that is beyond the capacity of normal law enforcement measures.“I am concerned that once again Jamaica will be denied the opportunity to bring crime under control, and the current political disunity will only embolden criminals,” Holness wrote.He said that in the “spirit of unity” he was seeking the meeting with Phillips to discuss the situation.last_img read more

Game changer: Sirplay to outline DFS potential at Gaming Africa

first_img Related Articles Submit Share Better Collective appoints Shona ODonnell as global events lead July 2, 2019 Sportito makes LatAm debut in Brazil October 30, 2019 StumbleUpon Covid concerns see Clarion Gaming move ICE 2021 to April    July 15, 2020 Share Sirplay’s Joseph Oyekunle says that daily fantasy sports (DFS) could be a “game-changer for the industry” in Africa, as he prepares to speak at a new event launched by Clarion Gaming.Oyekunle, an African representative for the Malta based sports betting software provider, will be speaking at 3pm on the first day of this week’s Gaming Africa in Johannesburg (24-25 October).After illustrating the potential and attractiveness of DFS for the African gaming market, including benefits for both the players and the operators, he will describe a scenario where DFS and traditional sports betting can coexist on a betting platform designed to capture the millennial generation.Oyekunle commented: “Daily fantasy sports are not so popular in Africa, yet they could be the game-changer for the industry. This kind of game merges sports and fantasy, attracting millennials with its mobile-optimization and gamification. They are risk-free profits for operators and guaranteed entertainment for players.”Gaming Africa has been launched by Clarion Gaming to enable operators, regulators, and suppliers in the African gaming market to share knowledge and to debate key topics such as the impact of the continent’s growing economy on the gaming industry, developing payment technologies, integrity in sports betting and anti-money laundering initiatives.last_img read more

CIRSA states its intent on dominating ‘All Spanish Markets’ under Blackstone

first_img Submit Share Publishing its private accounts, Spanish gambling firm Grupo CIRSA has detailed solid corporate progress and growth, completing its first year under the ownership of US multi-national private equity firm Blackstone.The Spanish legacy gambling group records 2018 group revenues of €1.4 billion, combined with operating profits of €368 million, up 5% on its 2017 performance.Issuing a corporate statement, Joaquim Agut President of Chief Executive of CIRSA, details that the firm is delivering on its long-term growth strategy of becoming the ‘most complete Spanish markets gambling outfit – a comprehensive directive backed by new owners Blackstone’.“I want to highlight the confidence shown by the new owner Blackstone” Agut stated “both in our Strategic Plan and in the team that is part of the organization. Personally, I would like to thank all the people who work at CIRSA for their total commitment and dedication, making possible both the transaction and the continued growth of the group. ”In its update, CIRSA outlines that its revenue performance was impacted by a number of LATAM currency declines against the Euro.Nevertheless, the gambling group continues to expand its Latin American profile completing the acquisitions of Casino Jaragua in the Dominican Republic and Casino Winland in Guadalajara Mexico, with both establishments set to be fully revamped with CIRSA gaming and management provisions.Despite its LATAM obstacles, CIRSA governance marks 2018 as a year of home improvements, with the company delivering solid growth across its bingo and arcade network, which expanded its footprint in Andalucía.Meanwhile, CIRSA B2B gaming machines division UNIDESA, won a number of Spanish arcade and leisure contracts, whilst delivering new machine product ranges to its Spanish and LATAM market clients.CIRSA closed 2018, declaring that its Sportium joint-venture with Ladbrokes had established itself as the outright Spanish market betting leader, servicing 3,000 betting points across Spain.Furthermore, Sportium has been successful in delivering new concepts to the Spanish sports betting market, introducing the nation’s first omni-channel player rewards system ‘Sportium Uno’ and full upgrading its ‘auto-service terminals’ Share Blackstone reviews CIRSA options as pandemic wipes out IPO potential June 2, 2020 CIRSA confirms Antonio Grau as inbound CFO July 17, 2020 Codere avoids total collapse with 12-month credit line  June 22, 2020 StumbleUpon Related Articleslast_img read more

Thunder Bay Theatre Hosting 1st Annual Family FUN!draiser

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisThunder Bay Theatre’s Artistic Director, Jeffrey Mindock joined us live in the studio Tuesday Morning to discuss the upcoming ‘Family Fun!draiser’ to  support and strengthen its children’s programming.The three-hour event will take place on Saturday, April 15th, 2017 from 12pm – 3pm at Art in the Loft. This event should prove to be an immersive arts experience: Loft will also be in the middle of its Young Artist Exhibit, bringing both organizations’ missions together as one. The time and location have been designed to flow perfectly with the annual Easter egg hunt hosted at the Aplex.The Family FUNdraiser is designed to provide the perfect opportunity for parents and their kids to support Thunder Bay Theatre’s educational programs. With the intent of making this event an annual tradition, each new festival will be themed with that year’s youth production in mind. For 2017, the theme is The Jungle Book, and parents and children are both encouraged to dress for the occasion. The days’ itinerary includes lunch, arts and crafts, a photo booth, an interactive performance, a silent auction, and a public appeal where Thunder Bay Theatre will introduce a new brand and logo for its educational opportunities.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: Family Fundraiser, Thunder Bay TheatreContinue ReadingPrevious Presque Isle County Sheriff’s Department Releases Weekly ReportNext Road Reconstruction Begins Wednesday in Alpenalast_img read more

Clippers home opener on Oct. 29; Top 5 games for 2015-16 NBA schedule

first_imgClippers can exorcise demons against team that overcame their 3-1 playoff series lead.Dec. 25 Clippers at LakersHasn’t been much of a rivalry last three years, but always draws intrigue in this city.February 18 Spurs at ClippersFavorite to win NBA title pays visit to a Clippers team hoping to prove it’s elite. March 23 Clippers at Golden StateLate-season matchup in defending NBA champs’ building a possible playoff preview. • Quick analysis: Top 5 Lakers games for 2015LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS 2015-16 SCHEDULEOCTOBEROct. 28 at Sacramento 7 p.m.Oct. 29 vs. Dallas 7:30 p.m.Oct. 31 vs. Sacramento 7:30 p.m.NOVEMBERNov. 2 vs. Phoenix 7:30 p.m.Nov. 4 at Golden State 7:30 p.m.Nov. 7 vs. Houston 7:30 p.m.Nov. 9 vs. Memphis 7:30 p.m.Nov. 11 at Dallas 5 p.m.Nov. 12 at Phoenix 7:30 p.m.Nov. 14 vs. Detroit 12:30 p.m.Nov. 19 vs. Golden State 7:30 p.m.Nov. 20 at Portland 7 p.m.Nov. 22 vs. Toronto 12:30 p.m.Nov. 24 at Denver 6 p.m.Nov. 25 vs. Utah 7:30 p.m.Nov. 27 vs. New Orleans 7:30 p.m.Nov. 29 vs. Minnesota 12:30 p.m.Nov. 30 vs. Portland 7:30 p.m.DECEMBERDec. 2 vs. Indiana 7:30 p.m.Dec. 5 vs. Orlando 7:30 p.m.Dec. 7 at Minnesota 5 p.m.Dec. 9 at Milwaukee 5 p.m.Dec. 10 at Chicago 5 p.m.Dec. 12 at Brooklyn 2 p.m.Dec. 14 at Detroit 4:30 p.m.Dec. 16 vs. Milwaukee 7:30 p.m.Dec. 18 at San Antonio 5 p.m.Dec. 19 at Houston 5 p.m.Dec. 21 vs. Oklahoma City 7:30 p.m.Dec. 25 at Lakers 7:30 p.m.Dec. 26 at Utah 6 p.m.Dec. 28 at Washington 4 p.m.Dec. 30 at Charlotte 4 p.m.Dec. 31 at New Orleans 5 p.m.JANUARYJan. 2 vs. Philadelphia 7:30 p.m.Jan. 6 at Portland 7 p.m.Jan. 9 vs. Charlotte 12:30 p.m.Jan. 10 vs. New Orleans 12:30 p.m.Jan. 13 vs. Miami 7:30 p.m.Jan. 16 vs. Sacramento 7:30 p.m.Jan. 18 vs. Houston 7:30 p.m.Jan. 21 at Cleveland 5 p.m.Jan. 22 at New York 4:30 p.m.Jan. 24 at Toronto 3 p.m.Jan. 26 at Indiana 4 p.m.Jan. 27 at Atlanta 5 p.m.Jan. 29 vs. Lakers 7:30 p.m.Jan. 31 vs. Chicago 12:30 p.m.FEBRUARYFeb. 3 vs. Minnesota 7:30 p.m.Feb. 5 at Orlando 4 p.m.Feb. 7 at Miami 11 a.m.Feb. 8 at Philadelphia 4 p.m.Feb. 10 at Boston 4:30 p.m.Feb. 18 vs. San Antonio 7:30 p.m.Feb. 20 vs. Golden State 5:30 p.m.Feb. 22 vs. Phoenix 7:30 p.m.Feb. 24 vs. Denver 7:30 p.m.Feb. 26 at Sacramento 7 p.m.Feb. 29 vs. Brooklyn 7:30 p.m.MARCHMar. 2 vs. Oklahoma City 7:30 p.m.Mar. 5 vs. Atlanta 7:30 p.m.Mar. 7 at Dallas 5:30 p.m.Mar. 9 at Oklahoma City 6:30 p.m.Mar. 11 vs. New York 7:30 p.m.Mar. 13 vs. Cleveland 12:30 p.m.Mar. 15 at San Antonio 5:30 p.m.Mar. 16 at Houston 6:30 p.m.Mar. 19 at Memphis 5 p.m.Mar. 20 at New Orleans 3 p.m.Mar. 23 at Golden State 7:30 p.m.Mar. 24 vs. Portland 7:30 p.m.Mar. 27 vs. Denver 12:30 p.m.Mar. 28 vs. Boston 7:30 p.m.Mar. 30 at Minnesota 5 p.m.Mar. 31 at Oklahoma City 6:30 p.m.APRILApr. 3 vs. Washington 12:30 p.m.Apr. 5 vs. Lakers 7:30 p.m.Apr. 6 at Lakers 7:30 p.m.Apr. 8 at Utah 6 p.m.Apr. 10 vs. Dallas 12:30 p.m.Apr. 12 vs. Memphis 7:30 p.m.Apr. 13 at Phoenix 7:30 p.m. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorcenter_img Here are is a quick rundown of the five games that standout the most for the L.A. Clippers from Wednesday’s NBA schedule announcement:Oct. 29 Mavericks at ClippersTwo games into the season, Mavs pay a visit to new nemesis DeAndre Jordan.Nov. 7 Rockets at Clipperslast_img read more