first_imgJohnny Wilson, better known as “Jumpin’ Johnny Wilson” was the 1946 Mr. Basketball in the state of Indiana.  The Anderson High School graduate was barely 6 foot tall but he had amazing jumping skills. Recently Anderson honored him with a statue in front of the high school.  Johnny is the oldest, living Mr. Basketball in the state of Indiana.  The 88-year old was one of the first to break the color barrier of “whites only” in basketball.Johnny led Anderson to a state basketball title by scoring 30 of his team’s 67 points in their victory over Ft. Wayne Central in the championship.  He wanted to play basketball at IU, but they had no blacks at that time, so he went to nearby Anderson College.  I was only 7, so I only heard about Johnny Wilson in later years.Wilson is a good friend of Carl Erskine, another Anderson legend, who played baseball with the Brooklyn Dodgers.  Both are still living.  Recently, Johnny Wilson played golf with Glen Butte at the Legends Golf Course in Franklin.Part of this information came from an article in the Indianapolis Star.last_img read more

first_img“The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Mr Manuel Nascimento, President of the Bissau-Guinean Football Association (FFGB), responsible for having breached his duty to protect the physical and mental integrity of others, in violation of the FIFA Code of Ethics,” FIFAsaid in a statement.“Based on the information, including video material, gathered by the investigatory chamber, Mr Nascimento had breached his duty, as per the FIFA Code of Ethics, to protect the physical and mental integrity of the man who was the victim of the mobbing.“Consequently, the adjudicatory chamber found that Mr Nascimento had breached art. 23 (Protection of physical and mental integrity) of the FIFA Code of Ethics and sanctioned him with a ban from all football-related activity (administrative, sports or any other) at both national and international level for ten years.”Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Football’s world governing body FIFA have banned the Guinea-Bissau FA President Manuel Nascimento from all football activity for 10 years.Nascimento has been implicated in an incident of mob justice, but was nonetheless seeking a third term in charge of Guinea-Bissau’s FA, with election set to have taken place yesterday.However, FIFA stepped in on Saturday and announced that Nascimento had breached article 23 of their Code of Ethics, earning himself a 10-year ban and 100,000 Swiss Francs fine.last_img read more

first_imgIn the case of the entity of Villamarín, in addition, the descent may occur in some more of its sections, It also has a basketball team in the ACB and a futsal team. The Alavés-Baskonia group, for example, has carried out in ERTE that affects its 766 workers. That is precisely what Betis is trying to avoid and which aims to occur soon. Betis has groped its footballers in recent days about a pay cut. The Verdiblanco club does not want to talk about ERTE, but it does want to lower the wages of part of its athletes for the duration of the league break due to the coronavirus. A reduction that could range, according to what has been proposed, between 30 and 50 percent, and that in part would be recoverable. The objective is to avoid that the club has to send many of the other workers home temporarily, something that seemed to avoid Barcelona although, finally, the culé club has communicated that it will do this ERTE to its ‘ordinary’ employees. The general director, Federico Martínez Feria, stated in the official media in recent days that the entity’s budgets are made in a “prudent” way, but the verdiblanco club is no stranger to the significant loss of income for the clubs that this pandemic due to the coronavirus supposes and will entail, even more so if LaLIga ends up being canceled.last_img read more