first_img0Shares0000Neymar, shown during a training exercise in Russia, scored against Costa Rica but has been heavily criticized by fans in Brazil for his World Cup performance so far © AFP/File / Nelson AlmeidaRIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Jun 27 – When Neymar finally scored against Costa Rica, Brazil cheered, the superstar striker cried, and his sister… dislocated her shoulder.Brazil’s SporTV reported Wednesday that Rafaella Santos was so excited at her brother’s last-gasp goal in the tricky win against minnows Costa Rica on Friday that she collided with a friend and injured her arm. She later posted a picture of herself on social media showing her left arm in a sling.The goal made it 2-0 for Brazil just before the final whistle, at which Neymar, the world’s most expensive player, collapsed onto his knees and sobbed. He has been heavily criticized by fans in Brazil for his performance so far at the championship in Russia.The Paris Saint-Germain striker is under heavy pressure to deliver against Serbia on Wednesday. He is playing after a lengthy layoff due to surgery on a broken foot bone.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

first_imgSAINT LOUIS, Mo. – Drake University women’s golfer Madison Glennie earned recognition for her work off the course as the Missouri Valley Conference named her to its 2016 Women’s Golf Scholar-Athlete Team.Glennie was tabbed a first-team selection when the league announced its annual honors on Thursday (April 28).Glennie a sophomore from Clear Lake, Fla., owns a perfect 4.0 GPA in English. She was named the MVC Elite 18 Award recipient after the conference tournament earlier this month. Glennie lead the Bulldogs at the league tournament, finishing tied for 15th-place to earn a top-18 flag. She finished the season with a team-best eight top-20 finishes and ended the year with a 77.8 round average.To be eligible for nominations to the MVC Scholar-Athlete teams, nominees must own a cumulative GPA of 3.20 based on a 4.0 scale and be a starter or important reserve and have played in at least 75 percent of its team’s matches. Student-athletes also must have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at their institution and have completed at least one full academic year at their respective institution.  Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more