The joint MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation and Cal State Northridge Tuesday announced a $1 million grant to upgrade the university's sports facilities and support its youth baseball program.,The grant will go toward renovating Matador Stadium through the purchase of a lighting system, as well as helping CSUN's youth baseball initiative, which strives to develop baseball, leadership and life skills for kids, ages five to 17 in the San Fernando Valley.,The MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation is a joint initiative announced by Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association in July 2015 to fund efforts that focus on improving the caliber, effectiveness and availability of amateur baseball and softball programs across the United States and Canada.,The foundation also aims to enhance the quality of baseball and softball education, address overall youth participation, and help youth from underserved communities strengthen their connections to the game, according to CSUN.,Through expanded field availability, the grant also will support CSUN's youth baseball initiative that serves diverse and underserved San Fernando Valley communities.

City Tournament: Teams in each adult league received a "personalized" entry blank last week, (If the league wasn't cancelled by the weather!),Already several teams have submitted their entry blank, indicating that maybe, just maybe, each of the adult leagues, especially the ladies leagues, will respond better this season and more teams can enjoy the tournament.,Call, text, or email Darryl Gutzman(269/806-2004) or [email protected] * Simons Memorial Group No-Tap tournament, Saturday, March 2nd, Check-in at Riverwood Lanes by 12:30pm, six-person teams ($120 entry per team), Call Shots, Jackpots, Raffles, 50/50 Drawings, Sign-up online: New Hope Pet Rescue Presents: In Ithaca(Pins Bar Grille) - April 13th and/or April 20th - No-Tap Doubles Handicap.,For more details, visit their website at: MS USBC - Annual MS USBC OPEN State Tournament, Flint, Grand Blanc Lanes, began in January, continues until May 12.,* Annual MS USBC YOUTH State Tournament, Grand Rapids (Fairlanes/Westgate Bowl), March 16 thru April 28.

With a natural ability to lead, you would never know that this professional keeper is only 16-years-old and just signed a contract with Orange County Soccer Club.,“I coached in the academy level, I’ve coached youth soccer and now all the way up to the professional ranks and there’s a tremendous amount of talent out here.,Orange County is home to some of the ripest soccer talent in the country.,They are signing kids like Cervantes to contracts and fostering an environment where that talent can develop.,It is the equivalent of the minor leagues of Major League Soccer and is becoming a big ticket with homegrown talent.

Speaking to Spectrum News at Orange County Correctional Facility, construction company owner Luis Martinez said he is concerned for his wife and three children, as well as about 120 other families who depend on his business for primary income.,In between phone calls with Luis and the family's attorneys, Ernestina finds some solace in running the restaurant.,"He sponsors youth sports leagues, hires a bunch of people locally at two successful businesses he has," Luis's friend and New Paltz Deputy Supervisor Dan Torres told Spectrum News on Thursday.,Luis told Spectrum News that in 2016, he learned about "U Nonimmigrant Status" (U-Visa), which is given to those "who have suffered mental or physical abuse and are helpful to law enforcement or government officials in the investigation or prosecution of criminal activity," according to the department of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Sources.,On Saturday evening, several friends of the Martinez family rallied on Main Street in New Paltz and wrote letters to representatives in Washington, petitioning for Luis' release.

When the New England Patriots face the Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl on Sunday night (US eastern time), they will be cheered on by about 75,000 fans in the stadium, more than 100 million television viewers across the United States, and an estimated 50 million more around the world.,In short, the NFL leverages high visibility and a well-developed content strategy to engage fans in a variety of ways on and beyond game days; and it has more money to do it better than anyone else.,Indeed, any sport that is already popular enough to have coverage on free-to-air television is unlikely to see interest in NFL impact on its ratings or bottom line.,In the British market, the NFL has outlined an explicit strategic goal to be a second, third or fourth preference option among sports fans.,In Australia, a much smaller market where the top end of the sports preference list is already crowded, that potentially makes the NFL a real game-changer.

What employees crave even more is to feel that their managers appreciate them and aren’t afraid to show it, not only in paycheck terms, but in other ways such as flexible work-at-home schedules, gift cards for pulling off impressive projects, or even just by saying “thank you” for a job well done.,Whillans co-wrote a recent article in Compensation & Benefits Review, “Winning the War for Talent: Modern Motivational Methods for Attracting and Retaining Employees,” with Anais Thibault-Landry of the Université du Québec à Montréal and Allan Schweyer of the Incentive Research Foundation.,Rewards that signal to employees that they did a good job and that their manager cares about them will encourage employees to want to work even harder, the research shows.,Whillans says these types of rewards work because they tap into three strong psychological needs: Employees long for autonomy, with the freedom to choose how to do their work; they want to appear competent, armed with the skills needed to perform; and they want to feel a sense of belonging by socially connecting with colleagues in a meaningful way.,When these needs are satisfied, employees feel more motivated, engaged, and committed to their workplace—and they report fewer intentions of leaving their jobs, Whillans says.

There is a plaque on the wall of a newly-built Kenyan school hall that reads: "Donated by friends and family, in loving memory of Jock Hobbs, 7th January 2019".,The plaque is but one strand to Hobbs' journey that has pulled together supporters from the United States and New Zealand, and seen his close friend, NFL safety Kenny Vaccaro, embroiled in a standoff with US President Donald Trump after protesting police brutality and racial injustice by sitting with 10 team-mates during the national anthem.,Hobbs in his playing days at North Harbour ... a visit to Kenya changed his view of the world.,His professor, Glenn Kramon, identified the value in the message, and under the title "The collateral damage of a petty NFL", Hobbs' piece was published in the New York Times.,The piece turned heads, sparking feedback and financial support from the New Zealand and US communities that pushed Hobbs' project over the line.

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So he deemed the 1934 World Cup “a joke,” surmising that “the national associations of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland have quite enough to do in their own International Championship, which seems to me a far better World Championship than the one to be staged in Rome.”,By the time of the first postwar World Cup, eventually scheduled for 1950 in Brazil, its status and England’s changed circumstance left them no option but to participate—and a good thing too, because what happened next was epochal.,Perpetrating perhaps the Scottishest act of all time, the Scottish Football Association ruled that its team would travel only if it qualified top of the group—which it did not, edged out by England in the final game.,The captains of the English and U.S. national teams, Billy Wright and Ed McIlvenny, exchange souvenirs at the start of their 1950 World Cup match in Brazil

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Now, DFM has its eye on a potential takeover of the newspapers owned by Gannett, which would be tragic for cities and communities served by a Gannett-owned newspaper.,And, in 2016, DFM purchased the Orange County Register and Riverside Press-Enterprise and formed the Southern California News Group.,Today, the 11 SCNG papers, including the L.A. Daily News, the Orange County Register and the San Bernardino Sun, share content in order to save a lot of money and significantly boost DFM’s profits, little if any of which was reinvested in its news properties.,The purchase of your home town’s (or home state’s, for that matter) newspaper by DFM does real damage to residents’ awareness of what is actually going on in the community and it renders once-robust newspapers into little more than newsletters reposting press releases.,Besides crippling Southern California news coverage by ravaging the staffs of nearly a dozen newspapers, DFM has similarly decimated news staffs in Northern California, where the once-booming San Jose Mercury News and a number of community papers have been savaged by cuts and layoffs.