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Watch Dave Matthews Band and Robert Randolph Bring ‘Rhyme & Reason’ and ‘Cornbread’ To Chula Vista

first_imgFans were stoked when Randolph finally took the stage, joining the machine of multi-talented players for a raging two-song collaboration. It was the first time the musicians played together since September of 2009 in Des Moines, Iowa. Thanks to YouTube user rebelLion0815, you can watch the full performance below:For comparison, check out this video from their 2009 performance at Principal Park, courtesy of YouTube user Bryant Dittmer:Full setlist from Friday’s show below:Edit this setlist | More Dave Matthews Band setlists [Photo via Robert Randolph] On Friday night, fans of the Dave Matthews Band were treated to an exciting collaboration at the Sleep Train Amphitheatre in Chula Vista, CA. To the audience’s surprise, pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph attended the show as a fan, then stepped up to play a full two songs of slammin’ and jammin’ DMB originals, “Rhyme & Reason” and “Cornbread.”Randolph hinted at the sit-in on the day of the show via his Facebook page:last_img read more

Pioneer of women’s cricket Rachael Heyhoe Flint dies at 77

first_img(REUTERS) – Rachael Heyhoe Flint, who captained England against Australia in the first women’s cricket match played at Lord’s in 1976, has died at the age of 77.The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) expressed condolences yesterday at the passing of a pioneer of the women’s game, who captained England between 1966 and 1978 and in 2004 was the first woman elected to the MCC committee.“This is a terribly sad day for everyone involved in cricket and all of us at MCC,” said club president Matthew Fleming in a statement.“Rachael Heyhoe Flint was a pioneer of women’s cricket – she was the first global superstar in the women’s game and her overall contribution to MCC, cricket and sport in general was immense.”The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) also hailed her contribution to the game.“Rachael was one of our sport’s true pioneers and it is no exaggeration to say that she paved the way for the progress enjoyed by recent generations of female cricketers,” said Clare Connor, the ECB’s director of women’s cricket.Heyhoe Flint, who played 22 Test matches and 23 one-day internationals, was a vice-president of Wolverhampton Wanderers soccer club, whose players will wear black armbands in Saturday’s Championship game at Norwich City.last_img read more

Germany on brink of World Cup after Norway demolition

first_imgSTUTTGART, Germany (Reuters) – World champions Germany thrashed Norway 6-0 in their Group C match yesterday, scoring four times in the first half including a Timo Werner double, to edge closer to a place at next year’s World Cup in Russia.The Germans killed off the game in a whirlwind first half, scoring three times in the opening 21 minutes, and can wrap up qualification away to second-placed Northern Ireland, who beat the Czech Republic 2-0, on October 5.Four-time world champions Germany, who also scored through Mesut Ozil, Julian Draxler, Leon Goretzka and Mario Gomez, need a point from their last two games – in Belfast and three days later at home to Azerbaijan – to book their ticket to Russia.The Irish are five points behind the Germans, who have a maximum 24. The group winners qualify directly for the finals while the eight best second-placed teams in the nine groups go into a playoff round.It was one-way traffic from the start as Germany wanted to put last week’s scrappy 2-1 win in the Czech Republic behind them and Ozil’s 10th minute shot opened the floodgates.“After the Czech game we said we wanted to bring a different spirit into the team, a different approach,” said coach Joachim Loew, whose team have so far enjoyed their best-ever World Cup qualifying campaign with eight wins, having conceded two goals.“Especially in the last third of the pitch we wanted to find the spaces and play into them. When you do that then you create chances and we did that,” he added.Seconds after Germany took the lead Toni Kroos should have doubled it but he fired over the bar. Draxler, however, made no mistake with a fine turn and low drive in the 17th during a frantic opening spell.Werner, who was booed by a small group of German fans during the game in Prague on Friday, made it 3-0 four minutes later with the Norwegians in a daze and the Stuttgart native grabbed his sixth goal in his eighth international as he headed in a cross five minutes before the break.Goretzka headed home Draxler’s cross in the 50th and fellow substitute Gomez had time to get on the score sheet himself with yet another header to cap a dominant performance by the hosts.Germany have now won 26 of their last 31 World Cup qualifiers, having drawn the other five.last_img read more

12th ACCRA WORKS OUT: Seven Companies Confirm Participation On July 26

first_imgInspired by the massive attendance that has been recorded over the past months, seven new companies have confirmed their participation in this month’s Accra Works Out on Saturday following its success.Sportscrusader.com can reveal on authority that the seven have agreed to join others at the workout on Saturday due to the rising popularity of Accra Works Out(AWO) in the capital.This was confirmed by the organizers of the event, Primeval Media yesterday. They believe the AWO brand has come about due to their hard work and persistence.“Saturday’s event makes it one year of Accra Works Out and the response and feedback have been very good, we ‘re not surprised that other corporate institutions have given their word to be part of this event which aims to relieve hardworking Ghanaians off stress as well as help them stretch and relax tired limbs through the workout.”“Also, parents are encouraged to come along with their kids since workouts know no age limits.”The AZONTO TWINS and several surprise guests will be in attendance. The Accra Works Out which is sponsored by Club Shandy ‘Bosoe’ is the first of its kind in Ghana and its free for all persons who would want to work out in a very social atmosphere on the last Saturday of each month.According to the organizers, they are looking at increasing the days to two i.e. twice a month following the huge turnout and excitement it has generated so far.THIS MONTH’S EVENT IS ON SATURDAY 26TH JULY 2014 AT THE MULTI-PURPOSE COURT OF THE ACCRA SPORTS STADIUM. FROM 7:00AM TO 9:00AM.last_img read more