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Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei dealt a blow to PV Sindhus quest for a second consecutive Superseries title by beating her 21-15, 21-17 in the final of the Hong Kong Open on Sunday. Ecco Scarpe Scontate .Both the players started patchily, making a lot of errors. But then Ying, the third seed, took control and raced away to a 6-3 lead. Sindhu levelled the score at 7-7 with a delightful drop shot.Yings deceptive strokes and shot variations again took her ahead at the first changeover. Ying, one of the more unusual players on the circuit with her love of risky shots, won eight points in a row to extend her lead to 15-8. She won the first game in 18 minutes.Sindhu, who had not played any seeded players on her way to the final, struggled to match the variety in Yings game.Sindhu was dominant at the beginning of the second game and led 4-1 before Ying levelled the score with a couple of deceptive smashes. Though the players matched each other well, Sindhu struggled to read Yings flicks and slices in the second game.Yings failure to put away an easy smash saw Sindhu leading 11-10 at the changeover. Some silken touches at the net then left Sindhu confused and saw Ying go 15-12 ahead.Sindhu won a cracking 32-shot rally to bring down the deficit to 16-18. But Ying clinched her second title in Hong Kong soon with a backhand slice. The match lasted 41 minutes. This was the sixth Superseries title win of Yings career.Ying also improved her career head-to-head record against Sindhu to 5-3. Earlier in the year, the player from Chinese Taipei had won the Indonesia Open and made the finals of the Denmark and Malaysia Superseries events.Sindhu is the first Indian woman to make the final in Hong Kong since Saina Nehwal won the tournament in 2010. She had won the China Open last week.Both Sindhu and Ying have qualified for the season-ending World Superseries Finals in Dubai, which will start on December 14. Ecco Outlet Italia . Newcastle dominated in the early stages but City weathered the storm and then raised its game in extra time. Negredo broke the deadlock from close range after a simple move in the 99th minute before Dzeko took the ball round goalkeeper Tim Krul to seal the victory in the 105th. Ecco Scontate Outlet . -- Matt Kuchar and Harris English ran away with the Franklin Templeton Shootout, shooting a 14-under 58 on Sunday in the final-round scramble to break the tournament course record. http://www.eccooutlet.it/ . -- For the first time in two months, an opponent was standing up to Alabama. NEW YORK -- Forty years ago, the worlds top two marathon runners were each handed an envelope with a check in it for $3,000 -- secret rewards for helping raise the profile of the very first five-borough New York City Marathon.It was an instant hit, a `Wow! says George Hirsch, chairman of the board of the New York Road Runners club that on Sunday hosts the 2016 race.What is now the worlds largest marathon began in 1970 when 126 men and one woman circled Central Park. Six years later, about 2,000 amateurs, including Hirsch, took the race to the streets of New York for the first time, touching all five boroughs.Leading the pack were American marathon record-holder Bill Rodgers and Olympic gold medalist Frank Shorter, paid to push the 26.2-mile run into the global spotlight. Hirsch -- then a prominent publisher -- passed them the checks under the table, he remembers.We wanted to give the most important runners in the world an incentive to be here, Hirsch says. They made a big difference.Rodgers won the first of his four New York marathons.The payments to hit the pavement certainly paid off.This year, about 50,000 people from more than 120 countries -- half of them women -- have registered. The elite athletes will be competing for a prize purse totaling $803,000, with potential time bonuses. The mens and womens champions will each receive $100,000. And $25,000 goes to the fastest competitor in a wheelchair.All eyes will be on Mary Keitany, of Kenya, last years defending champion, who also won in 2014, and last years male winner, Kenyan Stanley Biwott.Among Americans, Gwen Jorgensen, winner of the triathlon gold medal at the Rio Olympics in August, will be running her first marathon. Molly Huddle, who set a U.S. record while finishing sixth in the 10,000 meters in Rio, is making her first try at this longer distance.The star-studded American field also includes Olympians Dathan Ritzenhein and Kim Conley, who is making her marathon debut.Scattered amid the crowded, sweaty runners will be eight amateurs in their 60s and 70s -- all trailblazers in New York in 1976.Dick Traum was the first person to complete a marathon with a prosthetic leg, in 7 hours, 24 minutes. Asked to step off ahead of the thousands of others, he was the first person ever to start the five-borough marathon.I ran as if you broke your leg and had a cast, trying to get across the street quickly, hopping-style, says Traum, who has a business Ph.D. and created his own computer app company to help companies maximize their resources.At 75, hell mount his handcycle Sunday at the start line near the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in the borough of Staten Island. A knee replacement on his natural leg disqualifies him from actually running; one leg must be intact by the rules of the race. Ecco Scarpe Saldi. He lost his limb as a young man when a runaway car crashed into him at a New Jersey gas station.Traum was a member of the New York Road Runners club led by Fred Lebow, a Romanian-born New Yorker and avid runner whose dogged energy fueled the early efforts to expand and elevate the marathon to a global level. Even after his death, Lebow symbolizes the race, his statue standing near the Central Park finish line.For the citys first five-borough run, Lebow, Hirsch and Percy Sutton, Manhattans borough president, had persuaded Mayor Abe Beame to ban traffic from the route that spanned the whole city. On the sidelines were tens of thousands of spectators -- a far cry from the 2 million or so now cheering on runners.The three men told the mayor that the crime-ridden, nearly bankrupt New York of the mid-1970s needed the marathon to lift the citys spirits, Hirsch says.Rodgers and Shorters payments were legal but defied a regulation of the sports governing body, now called USA Track & Field, which classified marathoners as unpaid amateurs. Many struggled financially.New York spurred the worldwide running boom, with ordinary people huffing and puffing their way through big urban marathons that followed in London, Amsterdam, Paris, Tokyo, Shanghai and elsewhere.The Boston Marathon is the oldest, launched in 1897.Each first Sunday in November, when exhausted participants finally finish, some collapsing into the arms of loved ones, many take away new friendships while collecting funds for more than 300 charities.Four decades after a small group of hard-core enthusiasts started it, the New York marathon has become an athletic and social democracy.In every neighborhood, spectators come at us with a lot of enthusiasm -- and that may be conga drums, it may be somebody banging on cookware, says Paul Fetscher, who ran in 1976. You get to see the best neighborhoods, you get to see the worst, you get to see the richest, you get to see the poorest, and you get to see the immigrant population of Brooklyn, where more than a million people were not born in the United States.But they all love sport, he adds. And running is the most basic of all sports: left foot, right foot, left foot, right foot.In 1976, Fetscher aced the race in 2:29.At 70, still working in commercial real estate, he plans to run the 26.2 miles again. I can still do that. In how much time?Stay tuned on Sunday. ' ' '
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After a thrilling day of initial group matches between eight elite Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams, the DreamHack Winter action continued Friday as the tournament took its next step toward crowning a $50,000 winner. Vans Scarpe Scontate . With GODSENT and Renegades already through to the semifinals by way of coming out of their groups as the first seed, the remaining six teams battled it out for the final two spots in the semifinals. After four best-of-three series, Team Kinguin and Gambit Gaming came out victorious. With four dark horse teams in the playoffs, it is basically anyones tournament to win.Team Kinguin earns victory in Group AIn what has continued to be a tournament of upsets, the reigning Epicenter winners, Team Dignitas, were felled in the Group A losers match against FlipSid3 Tactics. While FlipSid3 is a team that has been gaining some ground in the Counter-Strike scene of late, Team Dignitas is widely considered to be a top-10, if not top-five team. For the mostly-Danish squad to get taken out by a team that has struggled in recent months is a bit surprising. It wasnt a blowout by any means, as both of FlipSid3s wins went 30 rounds while Dignitas win went 29. The close win moved FlipSid3 on to the Group A decider to take on Team Kinguin.The momentum did not help FlipSid3 in its next matchup, however, as Kinguin got off to a nice start in the decider series, jumping out to an early 6-2 lead. But FlipSid3 wasnt going to let things get away that easily. It would storm all the way back to force overtime and eventually take the first map 19-16. Game 2 switched over to Overpass and saw FlipSid3 get off to a 9-6 lead at the half only for Kinguin to march right back. Miko?aj mouz Karolewski kicked it into high gear and helped Kinguin bounce back with a 10-4 second half to take the map 16-13. Mouz finished with a kills/deaths count (K/D) of 23/18 and a game-high 94.3 average damage per round (ADR). The teams would move to Mirage for the final game where FlipSid3 got off to a quick 6-1 start before its wheels completely came off. Kinguin, behind a stellar game from Micha? MICHU Müller, won 15 straight rounds to take the map and the series, moving on to face Renegades in semifinals Saturday.Gambit Gaming defies the odds and advances to semifinalsAfter Cloud9 was upset by Renegades in the first game of Group B on Thursday, the North American team was forced to battle through the losers bracket of Group B to make its way to the semifinals. That road started with a matchup against the other North American team in the tournament, OpTic Gaming. While many would have expected a bit of a close series, it ended up being anything but. Jordan n0thing Gilbert helped Cloud9 make incredibly short work of OpTic, posting a 49/28 K/D and 97.3 ADR. The team won Game 1 on Overpass 16-8 and Game 2 on Dust 2 16-6. That set the team up with a match against Gambit Gaming.At first, Gambit didnt put up much more of a fight in its series against Cloud9 than OpTic did. Cloud9 seemingly picked up right where it left off with OpTic, taking Game 1 on Mirage by a lopsided score of 16-6. This time it was Timothy autimatic Ta coming up big with a 27/9 K/D to go along with a stellar 114.7 ADR. Game 2 was a completely different story, as it seemed as though some other force took over control of Gambit. It got off to a 13-2 start with Rustem mou Tlepov leading the way with his 16/5 K/D at the half. Gambit would then win the first three rounds of the second half to take the game 16-2. The final game on Dust 2 was the closest of the series, but it was Gambit that would come out victorious against all odds. The European team got out to an 11-4 lead at the half before wrapping up the 16-11 win. This time it was Dauren AdreN Kystaubayev who stepped up to lead the team to victory, putting together an impressive 24/14 K/D. Gambit is moving on to face GODSENT in the semifinals Saturday. Scarpe Vans Scontate Online . Following a lopsided 5-2 loss against the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night, Paul MacLean told reporters that "theres a lack of focus, theres a lack of leadership and theres a lack of preparation" with his struggling team. That came on the heels of Bryan Murray taking the unusual step of going into the locker room at the Prudential Center and addressing the players himself. Vans Scarpe Vendita Online . LOUIS -- Mike Smith is used to facing plenty of shots, so this was nothing new. http://www.vansitalia.it/ . -- Matt Kuchar and Harris English ran away with the Franklin Templeton Shootout, shooting a 14-under 58 on Sunday in the final-round scramble to break the tournament course record. COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Sindarius Thornwell scored 22 points and South Carolina cruised to a 92-50 victory over South Carolina State on Friday night.Playing their fourth game in eight days, the Gamecocks (4-0) took control of the game early against their neighbors from nearby Orangeburg.It was good to see us playing active on the glass, at the rim, said USC coach Frank Martin. That was one thing I had been a little disappointed in with our team after the first three games. I didnt think we were rebounding the ball any where near as good as we needed to on either side of the floor.The Gamecocks held a 47-24 rebounding advantage with forwards Maik Kotsar and Chris Silva combining for 15 rebounds.The Bulldogs (1-2) attempted to press South Carolina early. The tactic didnt work, however, as the Gamecocks out-muscled their opponents inside while also making long-range jumpers.Kotsar got the Gamecocks off to a quick start, scoring eight of his 15 points in the first 10 minutes. After that Thornwell, a preseason first team All-SEC pick, took over. He had 16 in the first half.USCs lead consistently increased. It took a 50-25 advantage at halftime and didnt let up when it returned.The Gamecocks connected on 33 of their 65 shots (51 percent), while limiting South Carolina State to 16 of 52 (31 percent).South Carolinas pressure defense proved a bit too much for the Bulldogs.We pressured them, made them, made them try to score from half-court, said Thornwell. We didnt let them get into what they wanted to run. Its hard when you have to score from half-court rather than the 3-point line. Its better for our defense because it forced them into bad shots.Eric Eaves, a Columbia native, led South Carolina State in scoring with 16.The Gamecocks ability to push South Carolina State out of its comfort zone, offensively, was expected by Bulldogs coach Murray Garvin.The main stat that jumps out to me is the 30 second chance points, said Garvin. Vans Outlet Italia. South Carolina had more offensive rebounds, it was 17 to 8 on the offensive glass. I really thought the second chance points, also the points off turnovers, was the difference in the game.BIG PICTURESouth Carolina State: The Bulldogs never got on track, mostly due to inconsistent shooting. They connected on just 16 of 52 of their field goal attempts (31 percent).South Carolina: With most of their experience in the backcourt, the Gamecocks continued to work on improving their inside play. Kotsar was impressive, making all seven of his shots and grabbing eight rebounds with two blocks. Silva, despite picking up two early fouls, scored 11 points and pulled down seven rebounds.The game is not perfect, Martin said. You make mistakes. What you cant do is, when you make a mistake, give up on a play. I thought we were a lot more active today on the glass, defensively.STILL SEARCHINGSouth Carolina State has to find a way to get better shots for Eaves, its leading scorer. Although he led the Bulldogs, USC made it difficult. He was also the only regular that hit more than 50 percent if his shots.We told out basketball team thats what we expect this year, especially against the high major opponents, Garvin said. Theyre bigger, stronger, faster. Ive got a lot of new guys in our program and this is the second time theyve played against this kind of athleticism.South Carolina, to me, is one of the better defensive teams weve faced. It wasnt anything that surprised us. We just couldnt do anything about it.UP NEXTSouth Carolina State returns to action Tuesday when it travels north to take on Syracuse in another encounter that is part of the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational.South Carolina hosts Michigan on Wednesday. ' ' '
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GREEN BAY, Wis. Carlos Vela Jersey . --?Jared Cook, Ty Montgomery and Sam Barrington were activated off the Green Bay Packers physically unable to perform list Tuesday. But the bigger news is that Jordy Nelson was not.Nelsons return remains in the air, while quarterback Aaron Rodgers will finally get the chance to work with Cook, the Packers lone free-agent signing on offense, for the first time in full pads. Rodgers will also get to work with Montgomery for the first time since he went on injured reserve last season.Theres a chance, though, that Rodgers and Nelson might not get any work together before the regular season. Nelson experienced a setback with his left knee this summer while putting the finishing touches on the rehab work with his right ACL, the injury that kept him out all of last season. He is almost sure?to miss Fridays preseason game against the Cleveland Browns at Lambeau Field, and Rodgers in recent years has played very little in the preseason, including just the first two games last year.Jordy, I know what hes all about, Rodgers said. I can throw to him to spots probably with my eyes closed sometimes, but it would be nice to get out there with Jared and Ty at some point. Practice would be the most important thing, and then if we get the chance in the game, that would be great, too.Nelson and center Corey Linsley (hamstring) are the only remaining players on the Packers PUP list.Cook, who signed a one-year, $2.75 million contract with the Packers in March, underwent foot surgery in June. Montgomery hasnt played since Week 6 of last season and recently detailed to ESPN.com just how severe his ankle injury was. Barrington hasnt played since Week 1 of last season, when he suffered a foot injury.While all three returned to practice Tuesday, its unlikely they will play against the Browns.Its not even a sure thing that Rodgers will play. He would not have played in last Sundays Hall of Fame game even if it had not been canceled because of poor field conditions.Really, the focus is more on [backup quarterback]?Brett Hundley and our two young guys, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said. Thats the target we need to hit as far as giving those three men the opportunity and amount of work. Im more worried about them three than I am about Aaron Rodgers.The only thing certain for Rodgers is that he will practice this week. He hasnt done anything since last Wednesday, sitting out Thursdays practice because he wasnt going to play in the Hall of Fame Game on Sunday.Rodgers said he worked out on the field in Canton, Ohio on Sunday well before the game.I think I was probably the only guy who worked out on Sunday, because I was out there so early running around and doing some stuff with our strength staff, he said.Rodgers said it was during that workout that he realized the game probably wasnt going to be played.I noticed right away the end zones were firm, Rodgers said. It was like a plastic consistency, and I was surprised by that. When I went out the second time to see if Scott [Tolzien] maybe was going to be out there and Andrew [Luck], I could tell there was something going on. They made the decision in the interest of player safety. The substance they were trying to get the paint off with, I can promise you, was not health-conscious at all. So I think they ultimately made the right decision.The tough part is you have so many fans there who paid money to be at the game, so thats the disappointing part. And then obviously with Marquise and Joe getting a chance, and any of the healthy young players, but those guys in my room, it wouldve been fun to see those guys play. Jose de Jesus Corona Jersey . Still, Brewers manager Ron Roenicke thought taking him out before the fifth inning was an unusual move. "Im looking up at the board and hes got two hits given up and one run, and Im taking him out after the fourth inning," Roenicke said. Alfredo Talavera Jersey . -- Nate Robinson has played for seven teams, so beating one of them is no longer a rare occurrence. http://www.soccermexicojerseysteamstore.com/carlos-salcedo-mexico-jersey/ . "It was nerve-wracking, but we pulled through," said Collaros, who threw four touchdown passes to lead the Toronto Argonauts (8-4) to a 33-27 win over the Calgary Stampeders (9-3) in front of 28,781 fans at McMahon Stadium. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Alexis Jones finished a rebound shy of a triple-double while helping Baylor hand Tennessee one of the most thorough defeats the Lady Volunteers have ever suffered on their home floor.Jones had a career-high 30 points to go along with 10 assists, nine rebounds and just one turnover Sunday as the fourth-ranked Lady Bears trounced No. 22 Tennessee 88-66, matching the Lady Vols biggest home loss ever.I didnt know how close I was until I came out, Jones said. And then they told me all I needed was a rebound.Jones would have become the first Baylor player to ever post a triple-double that included points, rebounds and assists. Baylors last triple-double came from Brittney Griner, who had 28 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocks against West Virginia on March 2, 2013.Baylor (9-1) scored the games first 11 points and never looked back to earn its seventh straight victory. The Lady Bears led by as many as 35 points before coasting to victory in this SEC/Big 12 Challenge matchup.The one loss that we suffered this year, we felt that it was a lack of focus, a lack of mental toughness, Baylor forward Nina Davis said in reference to a 72-61 loss at Connecticut on Nov. 17. We felt like we werent aggressive. Thats something that were not trying to have happen again, so each and every game were coming in with a mindset that were going to come in and dominate from the beginning of the game to the end.Davis had 20 points and nine rebounds for Baylor. Khadijiah Cave added 10 points.Mercedes Russell had 22 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks for Tennessee. Jaime Nared had 19 points and 11 rebounds. Diamond DeShields added 13 points.The only other time Tennessee (4-3) fell by as many as 22 points at home was a 74-52 loss to Texas on Dec. 1, 1985, at the old Stokely Athletics Center. Tennessee moved from Stokely to Thompson-Boling Arena in 1987-88.Weve got players that are underachieving, Tennessee coachh Holly Warlick said. Hugo Ayala Jersey. Were just underachieving and were not playing hard. I dont know. Honestly, I dont have an answer. (Baylor) looked a lot better prepared than the Lady Vols.THE TAKEAWAYBaylor: The Lady Bears capitalized on their size to dominate this game from start to finish. Baylor outscored Tennessee 58-28 in points in the paint. Baylor didnt need much Sunday from Kalani Brown, who scored just two points. Brown entered the day averaging 14.2 points per game to rank second on the team.Tennessee: The Lady Vols need more from DeShields. After committing 10 turnovers in a loss at Virginia Tech last week, DeShields shot 4 of 14 and had five turnovers against Baylor. She scored just two points in the first half.POLL IMPLICATIONSTennessees loss leaves the Lady Vols in danger of falling out of the Top 25. Tennessee ended a string of 565 consecutive weeks in the Top 25 late last season when it fell out of the rankings for the first time since 1985.NOTABLE NUMBERSOnly a major discrepancy at the foul line prevented the score from being even more lopsided. Tennessee was 23 of 33 on free throws while Baylor was 7 of 9. Baylor didnt attempt a single free throw in the first half.I dont know if Ive ever coached a game where we never shot a free throw until the middle of the third quarter -- and youre winning (by) 35-40 points, Baylor coach Kim Mulkey said. I dont know how you explain that. We never got to the foul line. If you look, they shot three or four times as many free throws. That has to speak volumes for how well (our) team played.QUOTABLETheyve got to go down swinging, Warlick said. Theyve got to carry a big stick. Were carrying a little twig right now, and that aint working.UP NEXTBaylor hosts Texas State on Tuesday.Tennessee visits No. 14 Texas on Dec. 11. ' ' ' 
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Match factsDecember 9, 2016 Start time 1420 local (0320 GMT)Big pictureLittle more than 18 months after Australia belted New Zealand in the World Cup final at a heaving MCG, the two sides return to the scene of that decider with much less on the line. Jose Canseco Jersey . Strong Australian victories in Sydney and Canberra have sealed the Chappell-Hadlee series and also given the hosts a spring in their step after the humiliation of a Test series loss to South Africa. Where more than 90,000 people turned up to the aforementioned final, the expected crowd for Friday is closer to 25,000. For players on both sides, and the administrators who run their respective cricket boards, this will be a stark reminder of how much difference context can make to what is ostensibly the same match: same teams, same venue, similar time of year.Having started the series with the sideshow of Glenn Maxwells punishment for speaking out of turn, Steven Smiths Australians have produced a pair of well-rounded displays. In addition to hundreds by the teams leaders Smith and David Warner, the likes of Travis Head, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Marsh and Pat Cummins have all contributed neatly. Such a broad spread of fruitful performances is the sort of thing Kane Williamson was hoping for when his side crossed the Tasman, but they arrive in Melbourne without having yet done so. In particular the New Zealand bowlers have failed to make a sustained impression, something they will undoubtedly be eager to address in Melbourne.Form guideAustralia: WWLLL (last five completed matches, most recent first)New Zealand: LLLWLIn the spotlightHaving showcased his outlandish batting stance at the SCG, George Bailey was shuffled down the batting order in Canberra and unable to make an impact on the match. He was absent, too, from the back end of Australias World Cup campaign due to the return of Michael Clarke, and will be eager to make his presence felt this time around. The method he has adopted at the batting crease is bound to cause consternation for being so unorthodox, and the only way to silence the doubters will be to make runs on a big stage while utilising it. At the same time Bailey can shore up his place with numerous other hungry performers - not least Glenn Maxwell and Usman Khawaja - currently missing out on a spot.While his pace has been up from last summer, Trent Boult has again been unable to dictate the course of an encounter between Australia and New Zealand in the way he so memorably did during their World Cup group match at Eden Park in 2015. To some degree this has been because the hosts have played him well, but there has also been an issue of the ball swinging only fleetingly for one of the games most gifted exponents of conventional swerve. Had the edge he procured from David Warners bat in Canberra gone his way, things may have been different, but for now Boult will hope to atone with wickets and influence in Melbourne.Team newsMitchell Starc may be given a rest ahead of the Test series against Pakistan, while Glenn Maxwell will also be eager for an opportunity to play in front of his home crowd.Australia (possible) 1 David Warner, 2 Aaron Finch, 3, Steven Smith (capt), 4 George Bailey, 5 Travis Head, 6 Mitchell Marsh, 7 Matthew Wade (wk), 8 James Faulkner, 9 Adam Zampa, 10 Pat Cummins, 11 Josh HazlewoodLockie Ferguson is a decent chance to return for his second game, possibly at the expense of Matt Henry. James Neesham is still icing the arm struck by Starc in Canberra and should he pull up sore Henry Nicholls would get a call-up.New Zealand (possible) 1 Tom Latham, 2 Martin Guptill, 3 Kane Williamson (capt), 4 Jimmy Neesham, 5 Colin Munro, 6 BJ Watling (wk), 7 Mitchell Santner, 8 Colin de Grandhomme, 9 Lockie Ferguson, 10 Tim Southee, 11 Trent Boult.Pitch and conditionsMelbournes weather is typically changeable this week, but the MCG pitch looks brimful of runs ahead of its first international of the summer.Stats and triviaAaron Finch averages 51.50 at the MCG, where he has scored 412 runs in eight innings. Warner averages only 21.75 here, with 174 runs in eight innings.Mitchell Starc has 14 wickets in six ODIs at the MCG, at 14.85 apiece.Quotes I think theyve got world-class players, when you get 370 its always going to be hard to chase down, we batted really well and they probably didnt bowl as well as theyd like, which was the same for us two weeks ago when we didnt bowl or bat as well as wed have liked. Australias coach Darren Lehmann reflects on how much has changed in a weekWe just want to get better. We want to improve from those last two performances. We werent at our best and if we can do a few things better and put them under some pressure well be better off for it.BJ Watling, the New Zealand wicketkeeper Rickey Henderson Jersey . Oaklands loss to Seattle clinched the ALs best record for the Red Sox with one day to spare in the regular season. "I think everybody was kind of watching," catcher David Ross said. "Demp (Ryan Dempster) came out before he went to the bullpen and was just yelling that they lost. Rollie Fingers Jersey . Those lessons were more than enough to overwhelm the Utah Jazz. Lou Williams scored 25 points and the Hawks continued their offensive upswing as they rolled to an easy 118-85 victory over the Jazz on Friday night, winning their third straight and for the fourth time in five games. http://www.athleticsrookiestore.com/Athletics-Mark-Mcgwire-Kids-Jersey/ . "I wrote 36 on my sheet at the beginning of the game," the Cincinnati coach said, referring the yard line the ball would need to be snapped from.JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Oscar Pistorius family is "shaken" by the "graphic" leaked images broadcast by a British television station that purport to show the bloodied bathroom where the Olympian fatally shot his girlfriend on Valentines Day. The family statement came in response to images shown by Sky News on Friday and two days before the double-amputee runner is due in court for a hearing leading to his murder trial. "We were shaken by the graphic images, leaked into the public domain this week, of the accident scene at Oscars house," the family said, appearing to confirm they are from Pistorius home. "It has always been our plea that the legal process be allowed its run its course with integrity. The leaking of evidential material into the public domain before the court case does not advance this process." The images have not been verified by The Associated Press or South African police. This will be Pistorius first court appearance since he was freed on bail Feb. 22. The family contends evidence will prove his contention that the shooting was an accident. The 26-year-old runner is charged with premeditated murder for the Feb. 14 death of Reeva Steenkamp. He denies the charge, saying he shot the 29-year-old model by mistake thinking she was an intruder in his home. "As a family we fully stand behind Oscar as he prepares to appear in court this Tuesday," the statement said. "We believe in him, love him and will support him every step of the way in what lies ahead. We continuee to have great faith in the South African legal justice system and believe that Oscars account of what happened on that terrible night in February will be borne out by the evidence that the defence team will lead in court. Khris Davis Jersey. " Sky News said last week it "obtained" the collection of images from inside Pistorius upscale house in Pretoria, but did not say from where. They purport to show the bloodied toilet cubicle where Steenkamp was hit three times through a wooden door. There are also images of the toilet door with two markers which show bullet holes, Sky said. Pistorius shot four times through the locked door, hitting Steenkamp with three of the bullets. Some of the images show a bloody trail out of the toilet cubicle and into the main bathroom, including a footprint in blood, plus photographs of the passageway leading from Pistorius bedroom to the bathroom. Sky also said police officers are being investigated after a watch went missing from Pistorius home in the aftermath of the shooting. Pistorius has been living -- sometimes in isolation, according to his family -- at his uncles house since being bailed. Since then, there have only been two reported public sightings of him: a grainy cellphone photograph of the runner wearing carbon fiber blades at his practice track, plus a visit to a Johannesburg restaurant. The multiple Paralympic champion has also given up competition for the rest of the year to focus on his trial. He faces a life sentence with a minimum of 25 years in prison if convicted. ' ' ' 
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DOHA, Qatar -- The IOC is backing Craig Reedies bid for a new three-year term as president of the World Anti-Doping Agency, despite the tensions that broke out between the two sides over the Russian doping scandal. Fernando Valenzuela Jersey .The support for Reedie to continue in his role came after he assured the International Olympic Committee that he would respect the rules and responsibilities of WADA and its stakeholders, suggesting the agency will refrain in the future from publicly calling for a nation to be barred from the Olympics, as it did with Russia before the games in Rio de Janeiro.Reedie, a Briton who has been WADA president since 2013, is up for re-election at agency meetings in Glasgow, Scotland, next weekend. No other candidates have been put forward.The backing for Reedie was contained in a letter from the IOC to all of its 98 members. A copy of the letter was obtained Sunday by The Associated Press.The letter was sent following a private meeting of the IOC executive board on Thursday in Lausanne, Switzerland. Reedie briefed the board at that meeting.Sir Craig Reedie committed to respect the Olympic Charter and respect the rules and responsibilities of WADA and its stakeholders, including the catalogue of points put forward by the Olympic Movement three years ago, the letter said.On this basis, the IOC will encourage the Olympic Movement representatives on the WADA foundation board to approve the re-election of Sir Craig Reedie as WADA President, as well as inviting them to speak to their government counterparts concerning a reform of the system for electing the WADA President.Under current rules, a WADA president is elected for three years, with the option of a second three-year term. The presidency rotates between representatives of governments and sporting bodies.WADA and the IOC came into sharp conflict before and during the Rio Games following a report by WADA investigator Richard McLaren that detailed state-sponsored doping in Russia, including manipulation of samples at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games and cover-ups of positive tests across dozens of summer and winter Olympic sports.WADA recommended that the entire Russian team be excluded from Rio. The IOC rejected the proposal and instead let international sports federations decide which athletes should be eligible to compete.During meetings in Rio, IOC members accused WADA of failing to act sooner on Russian doping and criticized the agency for releasing the McLaren report so close to the games.The sides appeared to bury the hatchet last month at an Olympic summit in Lausanne, where IOC leaders backed WADA to continue to oversee worldwide anti-doping efforts and gave the agency increased powers to lead the fight. All parties agreed that an independent body under WADAs umbrella should be set up to carry out global drug-testing.Critics have accused Reedie of having a conflict of interest in his IOC and WADA roles. In addition to WADA president, he was an IOC vice president and member of the rule-making executive board until the Rio Games. However, Reedies term as vice president and board member has expired, and he is now a regular IOC member without a policy-making role.The IOC letter also said the board agreed to a request from Reedie to match government contributions and provide $500,000 to the agencys special investigations fund. It said this was on condition that WADA provides a detailed breakdown of costs of McLarens upcoming final report and that McLaren actively cooperates with two separate IOC investigations into Russian doping.McLarens latest report, which is expected to focus on doping at the Sochi Games, has been delayed until next month, which the IOC said makes cooperation more difficult with its own probes.Reedie and IOC leaders are scheduled to travel to Doha this week for the general assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees. Ross Stripling Jersey . The Oilers come in having lost five in a row (0-4-1) and 16 of their last 20 games, dropping a 2-1 decision to the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday. Julio Urias Jersey . The Brazilian goalkeeper signed a loan deal with the Major League Soccer club on Friday as he looks to get playing time ahead of this summers World Cup in his home country. http://www.dodgersteamproshop.com/Dodgers-Max-Muncy-Kids-Jersey/ .2 billion agreement with Rogers Communications for the leagues broadcast and multimedia rights.Manuel Pellegrinis decision to rest most of his first-team players in the FA Cup was vindicated by Manchester Citys impressive win over Dynamo Kiev, according to former City defender Kit Symons. City fielded a youthful side in the FA Cup against Chelsea on Sunday with one eye on the Champions League last-16 clash with Kiev.Only Fernando kept his place from the team that started the 5-1 defeat at Stamford Bridge as Joe Hart, Sergio Aguero, David Silva and Yaya Toure returned. And Symons said the decision to make wholesale changes at the weekend was justified as City won the first leg 3-1 in Kiev to put themselves in a strong position to reach the quarter-finals for the first time. Sergio Aguero (2nd L) celebrates scoring the opening goal He (Pellegrini) will say this is part of the masterplan and it paid off, he said on Sky Sports. Not only with the team selection but the way he played with Silva as a 10 and Fernandinho doing a fantastic job on the right both defensively and going forward.They got it spot on and played very well, the best I have seen them play this season. Some of the attacking play was sensational, but the most impressive thing was the work-raate collectively. Yasiel Puig Jersey. Manchester Citys Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure celebrates In the first half they were brilliant, Dynamo Kiev were slightly disappointing but City did not let them play, they pressed them really high, scored two very good goals and could have had more.The second half was more of a competition, Kiev posed more of a threat, but City looked such a threat on the break and got a well-deserved third.Aguero and Silva scored in the first half as City dominated proceedings against a Kiev side who had not played a competitive match for almost three months.The visitors improved after the break and pulled a goal back through Vitali Buyalsky, but Toure added a third after Hart pulled off a fantastic save to stop Buyalsky making it 2-2. It was crucial, said Symons. Not only the save but pushing the ball away as (Junior) Moraes was waiting to tap in had he not gone a strong hand to it. It was a crucial save at a key time. 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WASHINGTON -- Nicklas Backstrom scored 1:36 into overtime, helping the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 after blowing a three-goal lead Wednesday night. Dwight Gooden Jersey .Justin Williams scored twice and Daniel Winnik also had a goal to put Washington ahead 3-0 about six minutes into the second period.After Winniks tally, Washington went over 26 minutes without a shot on goal. Boston dominated the final five minutes of the second period, when Dominic Moore and David Pastrnak beat goaltender Braden Holtby. Colin Millers power-play score 8:19 into third tied it at 3.Boston arrived in Washington 4-0-1 over its last five games with three wins in a row, including a 4-3 overtime triumph against Florida on Monday night.Boston outshot Washington 34-20. The Capitals have won two straight following a three-game skid.WILD 3, MAPLE LEAFS 2TORONTO -- Eric Staal scored yet another goal against Toronto, lifting Minnesota to victory.Staal has 47 points in 43 career games against Toronto, and three of his six goals this season have come against the Leafs.Jason Zucker and Chris Stewart also scored for the Wild, who wrapped a five-game trip 2-1-2.Ben Smith and Tyler Bozak had goals for the Maple Leafs, who dropped to 8-4-0 at Air Canada Centre.Devan Dubnyk made 35 saves for Minnesota and Frederik Andersen stopped 17 shots for Toronto. Asdrubal Cabrera Jersey . "Theyve both been real good," said Babcock. "Havent changed our minds." A decision has seemingly been made - Sundays Group B-deciding tilt against Finland ahead - but it could not have been an easy one. Price opened the tournament with a sturdy 19-save performance against the Norwegians, yielding just one goal. Jay Bruce Jersey . Now, with Game 6 set for Fenway Park and an 8:07 p.m. ET first pitch, the Detroit Tigers face the unenviable task of having to beat the Boston Red Sox twice, on the road, to advance to the World Series. http://www.metsrookiestore.com/Mets-Jose-Reyes-Kids-Jersey/ .com) - The game was all punts and field goals before Kodi Whitfields catch.BOSTON - Viktor Stalberg will replace Brandon Bollig in Chicagos Game 3 lineup against Boston. Stalberg was a healthy scratch the first two games of the series. Coach Joel Quenneville says he is just looking for more from Stalberg, both offensively and defensively. Stalbergg skated with Marcus Kruger and Michal Frolik on Chicagos fourth line in the Hawks morning session on the ice. Devin Mesoraco Jersey. . The 27-year-old Swede has no goals and three assists in 15 playoff games this season. Bollig had yet to reigster a point in five games. ' ' ' 
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Sydney FC goalkeeper Danny Vukovic has shown his tender side, carrying an injured seagull to safety in Wednesday nights FFA Cup final. Martin Prado Jersey .Minutes after a Tim Cahill header gave Melbourne City a 1-0 lead in the second half at AAMI Park, Sydney defender Sebastian Ryalls clearing pass struck the seagull from short range.There was a moment of confusion as play continued but with the whistle blown, Vukovic carefully picked up the felled bird in his gloves and carried it over to the sideline attendants. All seemed to end well for the seagull, who was last seen being stroked by the ground staff. Cameron Maybin Jersey . The deal is pending a physical, assistant general manager Bobby Evans said. Traded from Seattle to Baltimore on Aug. 30, Morse also can play first base and right field to give manager Bruce Bochy some flexibility in writing his lineup. Andre Dawson Jersey .C. -- Chris Thorburn thinks one of the reasons the Winnipeg Jets have been successful under new coach Paul Maurice is that theyre playing together as a team. http://www.marlinsteamproshop.com/Marlins-Justin-Bour-Kids-Jersey/ . Goals from Jerome Boateng, Franck Ribery and Thomas Mueller extended Bayerns unbeaten run to a record 37 matches. "This record is incredible," Bayern coach Pep Guardiola said. INDIANAPOLIS -- Five-time defending national champion North Dakota State is the No. 1 seed in the FCS playoffs.The NCAA announced the 24-team playoff field on Sunday. The top eight seeds receive first-round byes and host second-round games. Joining the Bison in the top four are Eastern Washington at No. 2, Jacksonville State, last seasons runner-up, at No. 3 and James Madison at No. 4.No. 5 Sam Houston State, No. 6 The Citadel, No. 7 North Dakota annd No. Custom Miami Marlins Jerseys. 8 South Dakota State also have first-round byes.North Dakota State will begin defense of its title on Dec. 3 against the winner of Cal Poly and San Diego.Youngstown State, under former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini, is in the FCS playoffs for the first time since 2006. The Penguins host Samford on Saturday. ' ' ' 
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St Lucia Zouks batsman Gidron Pope made the most of a pair of lives early in his innings to hammer USAs bowling attack, finishing with seven sixes in his 62 off 27 balls as a CPL Invitational XI defeated a USA XI by seven wickets with two balls to spare. Wei-Yin Chen Jersey .In a match reduced to 13 overs a side due to 75-minute lightning delay, USA XI won the toss and batted first with their innings anchored by opener Fahad Babar, who peppered the leg side boundary to top-score with 59 off 35 balls, in a knock that included seven fours and two sixes. Babar brought up his 50 off 28 balls in the 10th over and played a chanceless innings to help USA XI to a more-than-respectable 129 for 5.Despite several other batsmen making starts, nobody else was able to get to 20 on a good batting deck. USA XI had been motoring along with Babar in control, taking the score to 65 for 1 after five overs, but mystery spinner Nikhil Dutta, of St Kitts & Nevis Patriots and Canada, took 3 for 16 in three overs including the wicket of Babar to rein USA XI back in.In reply, Pope and Steven Taylor put on 99 for the first wicket, inside eight overs, for CPL XI, though USA XIs sloppy fielding aided them greatly. A top edge from Pope, batting on 5, off Jessy Singh was spilled by Elmore Hutchinson at third man in the second over. Three balls later, with Pope on 9, the batsman was beaten in flight by Usman Rafiqs offspin but wicketkeeper Akeem Dodson botched a regulation stumping.Pope found his groove in the fourth over, clattering Singh for 17 runs including a four and six over the leg side and another maximum over long off. After scoring just 10 off his first eight balls, he made it to 50 in 22 balls in the seventh over when he punished Adil Bhatti for three sixes straight down the ground as part of a 25-run frame.Ambidextrous spinner Prashanth Nair struck in the eighth over to remove Pope, having him caught at long off. He then used clever variations in flight to strike twice more, nabbing Taylor at short third man for 35 and Hamza Tariq for a second-ball stumping to finish with 3 for 24 in three overs. Alex Ross and Kyle Corbin took CPL XI over the line, finishing unbeaten on 16 and 12 respectively.The full 30-man USA national squad will commence with three 50-over trial matches starting on Monday after which the squad will be trimmed down to a final 14 ahead of WCL Division Four in Los Angeles from October 29-November 5. Miami Marlins Jerseys . -- Its been a long road back for Sean Bergenheim. Bryan Holaday Jersey . 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Iscos transfer from Malaga was completed last week, and his five-year contract was finalized after a medical exam. Perez praised Isco as one of the most creative and imaginative talents to emerge recently from Spains youth teams. He said Isco received positive appraisals from experts around the world for his performances for Spain under-21s. Isco also has one senior cap, appearing in a friendly against Uruguay in February in Qatar. "This is your house, welcome to Real Madrid," Perez said as he handed Isco a No. 23 shirt with his name on it. Ten years ago to the day, David Beckham was presented with the No. 23 shirt by Madrid great Alfredo Di Stefano when the former England captain joined the club. "We all know Beckham is a great player and he was presented 10 years ago on todays date with the same number, but I chose this number because its my brothers birthdate," Isco said. Isco helped Malaga reach the Champions League quarterfinals last season and guided Spain to the European Under-21 title this summer. Martin Prado Jersey. He will have to vie with other attacking midfielders in Madrids star-studded dressing room, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Mesut Ozil, and Luka Modric. There are also persistent media reports that talented but troubled Uruguay forward Luis Suarez might yet arrive at Madrid from Liverpool. Isco confirmed that he had received offers from other clubs, including Manchester City, where his former coach at Malaga, Manuel Pellegrini, is now in charge. "But its impossible to say no to Real Madrid and Im convinced I will find a spot in the squad, although I am aware that its not a slot thats going to be given away to me for free, Ill have to fight for it." "Pellegrini did want me, but when I saw that Madrids offer was serious, I decided," Isco said. "I told Pellegrini that it was impossible to say no to Madrid." Madrids new coach, Carlo Ancelotti, praised Isco at his own presentation last week. Isco said he was not fixed on staying an attacking midfielder if Ancelotti thought it best to place him elsewhere on the field. "I am adaptable and can play wherever the coach decides to place me," he said. Isco is Madrids second signing this off-season after it paid Bayer Leverkusen to recover right back Daniel Carvajal. ' ' ' 
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A Brazilian police official has told The Associated Press that American swimmer Ryan Lochte fabricated a story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro. Air Force 1 Clearance .The official said Lochtes teammates Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz, who were pulled off a plane going back to the United States late Wednesday, told police that the robbery story had been fabricated.The official, who has direct knowledge of the investigation, spoke on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak about an ongoing investigation.He said that around 6 a.m. Sunday, Lochte, along with Conger, Bentz and Jimmy Feigen, stopped at a gas station in Barra da Tijuca, a suburb of Rio where many Olympic venues are located. One of the swimmers tried to open the door of an outside bathroom. It was locked.A few of the swimmers then pushed on the door and broke it. A security guard appeared and confronted them, the official said. The guard was armed with a pistol, the official said, but he never took it out or pointed it at the swimmers.According to the official, the gas station manager then arrived. Using a customer to translate, the manager asked the swimmers to pay for the broken door. After a discussion, they paid him an unknown amount of money and left.Earlier Thursday, authorities told ABC News there is video of the gas station incident.?ABC News also reports that the swimmers offered 100 Brazilian reals ($31) and $20 to compensate for the damage.Unfortunately, the swimmers told one lie after another, a Brazilian police official who had reviewed the video images told The New York Times. Weve been able to determine that there was no armed assault.Lochte first lied about the robbery to his mother, Ileana Lochte, who spoke with reporters, the police official told the AP. That led to news coverage of the incident and prompted police attention.A police news conference to discuss the investigation is slated for 2 p.m. ET Thursday at DEAT, a precinct that is part of the civil police in Rio de Janeiro.Conger and Bentz arrived at DEAT around 12:30 p.m. ET Thursday for questioning.International Olympic Committee spokesman Mario Andrada said during a news conference Thursday that neither Lochte nor his teammates need to apologize for the incident.We have to understand that these kids came here to have fun. Lets give these kids a break, Andrada said. Sometimes you make decisions you later regret. They had fun. They made a mistake. Life goes on.Andradas comments were made before the reports that a robbery did not happen.Conger, Bentz and Feigen remain in Brazil, as authorities have ordered the seizure of their passports. A Brazilian judge also ordered Lochtes passport be seized, but he said he has already returned to the U.S.Brazilian authorities said in a statement Thursday that Conger and Bentz were taken off the airplane.?A police source told ESPN Brasil that the swimmers were interviewed for just more than three hours at the airport, with a Brazilian lawyer and representatives from the USOC and the U.S. Consulate present.Stephen Conger, the father of Jack Conger, told ESPN on Thursday that his son slept in a hotel Wednesday night and was guarded by U.S. government personnel. Jack was never under arrest, according to his father. Its more a political ordeal than a criminal one, he said.Stephen Conger said the plan is for Jack to be on a plane home Thursday night. He said hes shared text messages with his son, but said Were as in the dark as anyone about what happened. I dont know if there was a robbery or not.NBC spoke with Lochte on Wednesday night and reported that he said he had left Rio and already returned home, as originally scheduled.Lochte backtracked on his initial comments to the network made Sunday, saying the barrel of the gun he had said was placed to his forehead was instead pointed in his direction. He also said the taxi wasnt pulled over but that the swimmers were robbed after making a stop at a gas station.He said when he was interviewed by police about the incident that no one had suggested he needed to stay in Brazil, nor had any officials expressed doubts over his account of the robbery, NBC reported.Brazilian authorities continued pressing the American swimmers over the ever-changing account of the robbery. Police said the swimmers were unable to provide key details in early interviews and they found little evidence to support the robbery claim. The swimmers said they had been intoxicated and could not remember what type and color of taxi they rode, where the incident happened or what time the events occurred, police said. The police official said officers grew suspicious when they reviewed security video of the swimmers returning to the athletes village and saw them wearing watches.The office of Judge Keyla Blanc, who ordered the passports seized, said there were discrepancies in the statements by the swimmers.Lochte told USA Today that he and his teammates didnt initially tell U.S. Olympic officials about the robbery because we were afraid wed get in trouble.Information from ESPNs?Shaun Assael?and?ESPN Brasils Gabriela Moreira was used in this report. Cheap Air Force 1 China .S District Court against Major League Baseball, the Office of the Commissioner and his own union, the MLBPA. Wholesale Air Force 1 .35 million, one-year contract that avoided salary arbitration. 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The interception was reminiscent of a one-handed reception famously made by a New York Giants receiver.Ive seen Odell Beckham do that, Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh said. The most impressive thing about it was he jumped a little early.The Wolverines (5-0, 2-0 Big Ten) beat a top-10 opponent for the first time since a Rich Rodriguez-coached team rallied to beat the ninth-ranked Badgers in 2008. And it was a defensive struggle throughout.Wisconsin (4-1, 1-1) had the ball at its 8 with 2:59 and no timeouts left with a chance to beat a third team ranked in the top 10. The Badgers went for it on fourth-and-10 from its 8, and Alex Hornibrooks deep pass was picked off by Lewis. Lewis leaped to snatch the ball out of the air reminded some of a one-handed interception Charles Woodson made in 1997 at Michigan State.Its a great feeling to be compared to someone so great, Lewis said. Its humbling.Hornibrook , in his second start, threw three interceptions. The freshman quarterback did throw a game-tying, 17-yard TD pass to Dare Ogunbowale midway through the third quarter. Hornibrook finished 9 of 25 for 88 yards and the Badgers were held to just 71 yards rushing.We couldnt really get any drives going, he said.Wisconsin was 1 of 6 on third down in the fourth quarter and earned a first down on just 3 of 15 third downs.We didnt convert, Badgers coach Paul Chryst said. We didnt get anything consistently going in the run game.Michigan had chances to have a bigger cushion, but Kenny Allen missed two field goals and his replacement, Ryan Tice missed a field goal. Air Force 1 Cheap Wholesale. To win championships, youve got to make field goals, said Harbaugh, adding the two will compete during practice for the job.THE TAKEAWAYWisconsin: The Badgers have impressive wins against then-No. 8 Michigan State and then-No. 5 LSU, but could not overcome the turnovers made by Hornibrook.Michigan: The Wolverines suddenly have some serious woes on special teams. Allen is just 4 of 8 on field goals this season, and got benched. Highly touted freshman Quinn Nordin, who had Harbaugh sleep over at his house during a recruiting visit, is not an option because hes injured. The Wolverines were also plagued by penalties on punts.POLL IMPLICATIONSThe Wolverines will likely stay right where they are in The Associated Press poll . The Badgers will probably move down a few spots because the next highest-ranked team to lose was No. 12 Florida State.ALL ABOARDIn a unique formation, Harbaugh called for nine players to be directly behind center Mason Cole, and had Speight speaking to the Wolverines in the long line. Then, the Wolverines got into a traditional, tight formation to pave the way for DeVeon Smith to run up the middle for 5 yards against the Badgers to set up Hills TD run. Harbaugh said his son, Jay, an assistant coach, installed the unique formation during a recent practice. Maybe it has a future, Harbaugh said with a grin.UP NEXTWisconsin: The Badgers run of games against top-10 teams extends to three with a home game against No. 2 Ohio State. The seasons only going to keep getting harder, said Corey Clement, who ran for 68 yards on 17 carries.Michigan: Finally, the Wolverines hit the road. They play at Rutgers, which is coming off a 58-0 loss at Ohio State to fall to 2/3 overall and 0-2 in the Big Ten. 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