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Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork. Muhammad Wilkerson Jersey .com) - Oregon wasnt going to let Arizona ruin its national title dreams for a second straight season. The Ducks were 9-1 going into last years meeting in Arizona, which the Wildcats won 42-16. Oregon followed that up with a 31-24 home loss to a then- unranked Arizona squad back in October. Since then, the third-ranked Ducks have won eight straight games, including a 51-13 rout of the eighth-ranked Wildcats in the Pac-12 championship game at Levis Stadium. Marcus Mariota, the front-runner for the Heisman Trophy, accounted for five touchdowns on Friday and the Ducks assuredly locked up a spot in the first College Football Playoff. Oregon (12-1, 8-1 Pac-12) entered the game No. 2 in the CFP rankings. Mariota completed 25-of-38 passes for 303 yards and two touchdowns for the Ducks, who racked up 640 yards of total offense. The mobile junior from Hawaii has thrown for at least one touchdown in each of the first 39 games hes played at Oregon, an FBS record. Mariota also carried the ball 10 times for 33 yards and three scores for Oregon, which captured its second Pac-12 title. Royce Freeman rushed for 114 yards on 21 carries and Darren Carrington caught seven passes for 126 yards and a touchdown. Anu Solomon completed 6-of-12 passes for 34 yards for the Wildcats (10-3, 7-2), who entered the contest No. 7 in the CFP rankings. Jesse Scroggins started the second half and connected on 3-of-9 passes for 79 yards, one touchdown and an interception. Jaire Alexander Packers Jersey . -- Miami Dolphins defensive co-ordinator Kevin Coyle defended the management style of coach Joe Philbin in the wake of the teams bullying scandal. Custom Packers Jerseys . Ashton scored a hat trick -- giving him 13 goals in 16 AHL games this season -- to power the Toronto Marlies to a 5-2 victory over the visiting Lake Erie Monsters in AHL action on Sunday.GREEN BAY, Wis. - While he appreciates suggestions from Packers fans of remedies for his sore left calf, Aaron Rodgers is not necessarily going to listen to the advice.Whatever Rodgers is doing appears to be working.The quarterback took limited snaps on Wednesday, the first day of practice for Green Bay ahead of Sundays NFC title game against the Seattle Seahawks.It is an improvement from last week, when Rodgers missed the first day of practice preparing for the Dallas Cowboys.I mean, hes doing everything he can. I do know that, coach Mike McCarthy said. We did a little bit more today than we did this time last week. I dont really know if thats an indicator. Were dealing with it.Rodgers is sticking to the teams prescribed rehab plan, along with an occasional dose of acupuncture, and thats it.I know people have the best intentions when theyre sending stuff in, Rodgers said. You know they want me to get back on the field. This time of the year when theres an injury, there (are) a lot of experts out there.Rodgers doesnt have the full mobility that allows him to extend plays outside the pocket, one of his trademark strengths.The right arm is just fine though. The 13-yard touchdown pass thrown like a fastball to Richard Rodgers in last weeks 26-21 win over Dallas is proof.I dont think so, Rodgers said when asked if he had to overcompensate with accuracy to make up for his limited mobility.Its been pretty good for a number of years. Just limited mobility makes you have to throw from the pocket a little bit more.Those second- and third-looks created by Rodgers when he breaks out of the pocket may not be there as much, especially with the Seahawks stellar secondary.Quick throws out of shotgun formation have become a staple of the Packers offence. Theyre still running effectively out of that formation, too.Maybe Seattles Pro Bowl cornerback Richard Sherman will even get a few throws in his direction this time after the Packers didnt pass to his side of the field in the 36-16 loss in the season opener to the Seahawks. Jaire Alexander Jersey. McCarthy has said that wasnt by design, but just how things played out in the course of the game. The Packers have said theyre not intimidated.Its simply a matter of who is open.Well I plan to throw it to the open guy. Thats kind of been the way Ive played for a number of years, Rodgers said when asked if he would target Shermans side.Seattles defence has improved since Week 1, but so has the Packers offence. The offensive line, in particular, has played well, especially with a rookie at centre in Corey Linsley.McCarthy has called his front five possibly one of the best units that he has had in his nine years in Green Bay. Protection will be at a premium, especially, against the Seahawks.Just withstanding their speed, for sure, because you know that theyre going to come out real fast. Its the NFC championship, Linsley said. So, big games like this, teams come out real fast, so youve got to match their speed and withstand their initial surge that the coaches always talk about.Then after that, its just settling down and playing ball.Rodgers sets the tone with the even-keeled attitude. There is not even a hint of panic in the locker room that the Packers will have to face the Seahawks with their quarterback at less than full speed.Rodgers has heard all the get-well suggestions. One fan recommendation noted by Rodgers on Wednesday involved what the quarterback called the human-to-pet connection.I didnt see quite how it related to my calf, Rodgers said, but again I appreciate all the suggestions.Notes: Besides Rodgers, DL Josh Boyd (ankle) and OL Josh Sitton (toe) were also limited. Sitton has had his injury since the loss to New Orleans in Week 8. ... Still, all 53 players on the roster practiced on Wednesday in some form. Health is very important. You need all hands on deck, McCarthy said. The ability to play with the same 53, the same 46, for a couple weeks is a huge benefit.___AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP_NFL China NFL Jerseys Discount Jerseys China Jerseys Wholesale China NFL Jerseys WhiteWholesale Nike NFL Jerseys China Jerseys Cheap Youth NFL Jerseys Wholesale ' ' '
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Luis Suarez scored twice to give Uruguay a 2-1 victory over England at the World Cup on Thursday, making an instant impact on his return from injury to revive his teams Group D campaign. Darren Collison Jersey . The Liverpool striker, who hadnt played since undergoing surgery on his left knee last month, lashed in the winner in the 85th minute, after seeing his first-half opener cancelled out by Wayne Rooney. After surprisingly losing its Group D opener to Costa Rica, Uruguays qualifying chances have now been given a major lift, while Englands hopes of advancing to the round of 16 are in real jeopardy after its worst World Cup start in more than half a century. Suarez seemed to revel in inflicting Englands second successive loss in Brazil, having been punished twice by the countrys Football Association for misdemeanours, serving bans for racism and biting in the Premier League. Of Uruguays six efforts on target, five were from Suarez -- including the two that beat goalkeeper Joe Hart as Englands slack defending was exploited. "I dreamt this," Suarez said at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo. "Im enjoying this moment, because of all I suffered, the criticism I received. So, there you go." By taking his World Cup tally to five goals, Suarez ensured that Rooneys first-ever goal in 10 matches on footballs biggest stage was in vain at his third tournament. Rooney tapped the ball home from close range in the 75th minute after connecting with Glen Johnsons pass. Having also lost against Italy, England now faces the prospect of not advancing from the group stage for the first time since 1958. "We are a team that is making progress but results decide everything and both results have been negative," coach Roy Hodgson said. "Where does it leave us? I dont know. I dont quite know." Group D leader Italy and Costa Rica, who both have three points, meet for their second group game on Friday. Uruguay now has three points, while England is on zero points after consecutive defeats following its losing start to Italy. It is in the England where Suarez has stepped up a level and powered in the goals that saw him voted the Premier Leagues best player last season. And despite lacking sharpness at times, he still managed to recapture the scoring form that helped Liverpool finish second last season with 31 goals. Suarez was in the thick of the action in the opening minutes against an edgy England side. Goalkeeper Joe Harts first save came after Suarezs cross-shot was deflected off the head of Gary Cahill. "Quite frankly, for long periods of the game we kept him very quiet," Hodgson said. "We are normally used to seeing him much more active in and around our penalty area than we saw him today." When Suarez did break forward, though, he was a real menace. Suarezs first goal came in the 39th when Diego Godin picked up possession on the halfway line and sprayed it to Edinson Cavani on the left. Suarez easily evaded Phil Jagielka to head over Hart, seizing on defensive lapses just as Mario Balotelli did in Italys win. Although after several chances, Rooney ended his World Cup hoodoo it was rendered meaningless by Suarezs devastating final touch. Suarezs Liverpool teammate, England captain Steven Gerrard, tried to clear a long punt by Uruguay goalkeeper Fernando Muslera, and the ball glanced off the head of midfielder and back toward his own goal. Suarez ran onto it and beat Hart with a right-footed shot from about nine yards. "If this was a movie, people probably couldnt have wished for a better result, at least in Uruguay," Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez said. Peja Stojakovic Jersey . The goals took Liverpools tally in the Premier League this season to 70, overtaking Manchester City as the top scorers, and left the fourth-place team just four points behind league leader Chelsea. Jason Williams Kings Jersey . "You hate when they score," he said with some distaste at the thought. "You take pride in it.The Toronto Raptors are reportedly in talks with the Memphis Grizzlies that could see them add a first round draft pick and a veteran forward on draft day. According to ESPNs Marc Stein, the Raptors could send John Salmons and their 37th pick to the Grizzlies for Tayshaun Prince and the No. 22 pick. Toronto already owns the 20th pick and have reportedly shown interest in drafting Canadian Tyler Ennis. Prince, 344, averaged six points, 1. Georgios Papagiannis Jersey. 6 assists and 3.1 rebounds per game in 76 games played this season. Salmons, 34, came to Toronto in the deal that sent Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings. He averaged 5.2 PPG, 1.9 APG and 2.1 RPG in 78 games with the Kings and Raptors this season. The addition would add approximately $7 million to Torontos payroll next year, but Princes deal expires after 2014-15. China NFL Jerseys Discount Jerseys China Jerseys Wholesale China NFL Jerseys White Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys China Jerseys Cheap Youth NFL Jerseys Wholesale ' ' '
MANCHESTER, England -- Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has a signed a contract extension through the 2014-15 season. Bobby Smith Jersey . The 33-year-old France left back has made 379 appearances since joining United in January 2006, winning five Premier League titles and the Champions League. He also scored 10 goals and regularly wore the captains armband in the absence of former skipper Nemanja Vidic. Evras previous contract was to expire during the summer. Dan Hamhuis Jersey . The International Ice Hockey Federation says Pavlovs avoided a two-year sanction because he acted "without significant negligence in failing to verify the safety of the supplements he was taking. Kari Lehtonen Jersey .Sinclair, from Burnaby, B.C., led the Canadian team with three goals at the four-nation competition. She also earned tournament most valuable player honours.The Canadian captain scored on a penalty kick in the 63rd minute and added the winning goal a minute later.TORONTO -- The CFL and its players will conduct their ratification votes on a new labour deal later this week. Independent league sources requesting anonymity say the players will vote Thursday while the CFLs board of governors will do so Friday. The CFL and CFL Players Association agreed to a five-year contract Saturday. However, many players have spoken out against the new deal which calls for a $5-million salary cap, well below the CFLPAs opening demand of $6.24 million. The CFL also got a major concession from the union on the gross revenue formula that would trigger the renegotiation of the cap or entire collective agreement. The players, who initially wanted the CBA to include revenue sharing, had called for the cap or entire agreement to be renegotiated if league revenues increased by more than $18 million -- excludding the Grey Cup -- in the third year of the deal. Antoine Roussel Jersey. The CFL wanted that figure to be $27 million and the union ultimately agreed. The union did get elimination of the option year on CFL contracts, excluding rookies. Also, the players practice day for the most part remains at 4.5 hours daily but can be increased to a maximum of six hours, and teams will hold just one padded practice a week during the season. A majority of players -- 50 per cent plus one -- on six of the nine CFL teams must support the deal for it to be accepted. If its rejected, that doesnt necessarily mean the players will go on strike. All clubs have held strike votes with most players reportedly in favour of going out. But TSN reports if the deal is turned down the CFLPA will notify the CFL and try kick-starting contract talks. China NFL Jerseys Discount Jerseys China Jerseys Wholesale China NFL Jerseys White Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys China Jerseys Cheap Youth NFL Jerseys Wholesale ' ' '
The UFC failed to make an appearance in two of Canadas biggest markets in 2014 but it appears as though they are quickly trying to make amends for the absence. Ian Kennedy Royals Jersey . It was announced on Wednesdays edition of UFC Tonight that UFC 186 is expected to be held at the Bell Centre in Montreal on April 25. No fights have been announced for the pay-per-view card as of yet. The last time the organization was in Montreal, former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was still on the active roster and he scored a unanimous decision victory over Nick Diaz at UFC 158 in March 2013. Both Toronto and Montreal were on the 2014 schedule, but UFC 178 was moved from the Air Canada Centre to Las Vegas for an expected light heavyweight title rematch between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson, while the Montreal date was also sent back to Sin City for a two-title card at UFC 181 where Robbie Lawler defeated Johny Hendricks for the welterweight title and Anthony Pettis defended his lightweight belt against Gilbert Melendez. The UFC is also expected to return to Canada for a Fight Night card and host two more events later in the year with Toronto and Calgary rumoured as targets. George Brett Jersey . Argentina, who have yet to beat New Zealand in 17 meetings, rocked the All Blacks with an early converted try to backrower Juan Manuel Leguizamon and led 7-0 after five minutes. But Smiths double in the 23rd and 26th minutes - when Argentina was reduced to 14 men by the sin-binning of hooker Eusebio Guinazu - turned the tide of the match and set up New Zealands third straight Championship win. Alex Gordon Jersey . One out away from finishing off an impressive shutout, they let a must-win game slip away.ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ben Lovejoy realized his newborn daughter would be watching him on television for the first time, and the Anaheim Ducks defenceman promptly had the first multigoal game of his career. Yep, the Ducks have spectacular timing in just about everything they do these days. Lovejoy scored two goals in the first period, Jonas Hiller made 16 saves in his 10th consecutive victory and the Ducks beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 Friday night for their 12th win in 13 games. Lovejoy had scored just five goals in his 170-game NHL career, and he had just one goal in 40 games this season before firing two slap shots past Ilya Bryzgalov 2:43 apart late in the first period. With perfect setups from Saku Koivu and Cam Fowler, Lovejoy tied the club record for the most goals scored by a defenceman in one period. "It has to be perfectly in my wheelhouse, and those guys were able to find it," Lovejoy said. "Its a very small sweet spot." After scoring the fastest two goals by a defenceman in franchise history, Lovejoy thought about the serendipity: His wife, Avery, and their new daughter, Lila, were at home watching for the first time since Lila was born on New Years Eve. "We may have to keep pumping them out if I can keep scoring two goals a night," Lovejoy said with a grin. Kyle Palmieri, Tim Jackman and Andrew Cogliano also scored for the Ducks, who improved to 16-0-2 at home this season and remained one point behind Chicago for the overall NHL lead. After giving up two early goals on broken plays, Hiller extended his franchise-record winning streak as the Ducks followed up their 11-1-1 December with their sixth consecutive win over the Oilers, who havent beaten Anaheim since April 2012. Even with little offensive help from superstars Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry, who have combined for just one goal in the last five games, the Ducks keep steamrolling along. "They werent going as good as they normally do, and when theyre not going, you need people to pick up the slack," Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau said. "You get help from everywhere. Thats why I think were a pretty good team." The Ducks have the NHLs second-longest points streak at home to open a season in the last quarter-century, trailing only San Joses 20-0-2 start five years ago. Omar Infante Jersey. Anaheim also won despite another awful effort by its power play, which went 0 for 8. The Ducks have just one man-advantage goal in the last 10 games, yet still rank third in the NHL in total goals. Boyd Gordon and Nail Yakupov scored in Edmontons fourth straight loss. Bryzgalov stopped 32 shots for the Oilers, who have lost 10 of 12 and are stuck at the bottom of the Western Conference. "We have been hanging around in games, but we always seem to find a way to blow a lead," Gordon said. "We cant sit around and hang our heads. We have to find a way to get the job done." The Oilers took the lead on their opening shift when Gordon flung a shot at the Ducks goal while getting checked facedown into the ice, and the puck deflected off Hillers stick 35 seconds in. Just 11 seconds later, Palmieri jumped on a turnover in the Edmonton crease and beat Bryzgalov. Edmonton capitalized on a mistake by Getzlaf, the Ducks captain, later in the period, with Yakupov getting goals in consecutive games for the first time all season. Lovejoy answered with his two goals, and Anaheim never trailed again. "Their second and third goals were almost identical," Edmonton coach Dallas Eakins said. "Same guy, same place. ... I thought we had pretty good coverage. We had five guys below the puck, but we were just a split-second late getting there." Jackman put the Ducks up 4-2 late in the second period, converting a pass from Nick Bonino in front. The workmanlike forward hadnt scored since joining Anaheim from Calgary in late November. Edmonton managed just eight shots in the final two periods. NOTES: Edmonton D Brad Hunt made his NHL debut, but the Oilers played without high-scoring RW Jordan Eberle, who apparently injured his knee a night earlier in San Jose. Mark Arcobello and Ryan Jones also returned from lengthy injury absences. ... 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MELBOURNE, Australia - Serena Williams cut short a practice on the eve of the Australian Open final against Maria Sharapova due to a cold shes been battling for the past week. Derwin James Jersey .The No. 1-ranked American was shown in footage on Australias Channel 7 network coughing into a towel and blowing her nose before she abandoned the practice session on Friday.She later said in a statement released by the WTA: I had a false start (this morning). I wasnt feeling really well. Ive been sick with a cold all week, and I got better, then I got worse the morning.She was feeling well enough to return to the practice court in the afternoon.Williams will be aiming for her 19th Grand Slam singles title when she takes on Sharapova on Saturday. Virgil Green Chargers Jersey . -- The Los Angeles Clippers chose not to speak publicly about owner Donald Sterling before they faced the Golden State Warriors for Game 4 of their first-round series Sunday. Virgil Green Jersey . The injury will keep the Finnish forward out of the Olympics. The 29-year-old has 20 goals and 41 points in 56 games this season, his first with Tampa Bay.FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Brandon Browner received a Super Bowl ring last year even though he was watching from home 3,000 miles from the Seattle Seahawks when they won the title.Now the hard-hitting cornerback has a shot at more diamonds and another title, going face-to-face with receivers when the New England Patriots play his former team Sunday.Its a matchup Browner craved after missing last seasons Super Bowl while under suspension for violating the NFLs substance abuse policy and then signing with the Patriots in March.Its crazy, man, Browner said. I really had that vision when I signed here. Hopefully, wed meet up with my old boys and it happened to work out that way.While Seattle was pounding Denver 43-8 in New Jersey to win the championship, Browner watched from his Los Angeles-area home, frustrated he couldnt be on the field.His indefinite suspension cost him the last two regular-season games plus three post-season games. In March, the indefinite exile was revised to four more games. Ten days later, he signed with the Patriots. After serving the suspension, he was inactive for two games then took over at cornerback opposite Darrelle Revis.He deserves a lot of credit to sit out four games and then come back and fall back right in stride, Patriots safety Devin McCourty said. He hasnt missed a beat since hes been back.At 6-feet-4 and 221 pounds, Browner has a physical style that can intimidate opponents but also hurt the Patriots. He committed 13 penalties while playing in nine regular-season games. But he hasnt backed off.Hes brought an edge to the defence, McCourty said.Now he has added incentive, a chance at a second straight NFL title against a team he has no ill feelings for.I was blessed and fortunate, said Browner, who served another four-game suspension in 2012 for violating the NFLs substance abuse policy. I was suspended over there and I was still able to get a ring. That was a decision by the coach and the owner to give me that. Derwin James Chargers Jersey. They didnt have to.Since joining Revis, McCourty and safety Patrick Chung, Browner has solidified an already strong secondary that has great depth with Kyle Arrington, Duron Harmon and Logan Ryan.McCourty said its the most complete secondary hes been part of in five NFL seasons, all with the PatriotsNext up is Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson, a constant threat to run who can turn busted plays into critical ones — like his 2-point conversion pass after a scramble in Seattles 28-22 win over the Green Bay Packers for the NFC championship.Browner will try to cover his receiver for as long as it takes to keep Wilson from completing a pass.Brandon Browner is a great professional, Patriots defensive co-ordinator Matt Patricia said, a guy thats very intense, has a great work ethic, really studies hard, has a very competitive side and really wants to try to get everything right.Last season, Browner teamed with Seattles star cornerback Richard Sherman in what became known as a Legion of Boom secondary.This season hes partnered with Revis, a cornerback considered by many to be better than Sherman.Im older than Richard, said the 30-year-old Browner, who spent four years in the CFL with one Grey Cup championship before signing with Seattle in 2011, I came in starting. Richard was one of the backups. So I couldnt take too much from him but Ive always been a fan of Revis technique.Browner has a different style from both. Hes bigger and more physical, a cornerback in a safetys or small linebackers body.And he brings another asset, a burning desire to contribute to a Super Bowl champion after missing that opportunity last year.It means a lot, Browner said. Im fortunate to be back in this thing the following year with a good football team, and with a bond that Ive built with these guys like the one I built with the guys over there. Its a good feeling.___AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and http://twitter.com/AP_NFL China NFL Jerseys Discount Jerseys China Jerseys Wholesale China NFL Jerseys White Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys China Jerseys Cheap Youth NFL Jerseys Wholesale ' ' '
CHICAGO -- After getting roughed up last month in a start at Houston, John Danks decided to break down his delivery and make a number of mechanical changes. Custom Portland Trail Blazers Jerseys . The result has been a remarkable turnaround, which Danks continued with seven solid innings Wednesday night as the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 8-2. "Ive probably thrown more bullpens probably in the last month than I have in the last couple years," Danks said. "Its been good." Jose Abreu hit an early homer off Detroit starter Justin Verlander, then singled to start a seven-run burst in the sixth inning that gave Danks all the support he needed as the White Sox won for the second straight time against the AL Central-leaders. Abreu went 3 for 4 with a walk and scored twice. The Cuban rookie has 19 home runs and 50 RBIs this season. Abreu has been the catalyst behind the surprising White Sox (33-33) staying within striking distance, but the star in this game was the crafty left-hander and his 80 mph (or slower) changeup. Danks (5-5) allowed two runs and six hits in seven innings. He has permitted just five runs in 29 1-3 innings over his past four starts since allowing eight runs (seven earned) in 4 2-3 innings at Houston last month. "I think Johnny has really picked it up," manager Robin Ventura said. "He went through a period where he wasnt commanding his fastball and changeup. He made some adjustments and hes really been different since then, not only with control but it seems like his velocity has some zip to it and his changeup looks better." Verlander (6-6) gave up seven runs and eight hits in 5 2-3 innings as the Tigers lost their third in a row. "His stuff again was good. He just couldnt muscle through a couple innings there," Detroit manager Brad Ausmus said. "I dont really know how to explain it. His stuff was good again." The seven runs in an inning matched a season high for Chicago. The White Sox also scored seven on May 9 against Arizona. Abreu connected on Verlanders first pitch of the second inning for a solo homer over the left-centre field wall. Detroit tied it in the fourth when Miguel Cabrera doubled and scored on a groundout by Torii Hunter. Singles by Abreu, Adam Dunn and Alexei Ramirez loaded the bases with no outs in the sixth. Dayan Viciedo grounded into a double play and Abreu scored for a 2-1 lead. It appeared as if Verlander might escape with just one run scoring, but Alejandro De Aza followed with a bloop single for a run, and Adrian Nieto and Adam Eaton drew walks to load the bases. That brought up Gordon Beckham, and Detroit manager Brad Ausmus kept Verlander in the game despite the right-hander having thrown 121 pitches to that point. The next pitch was a 96 mph fastball that Beckham lined for a two-run single. "We led off with three singles, guys getting on base against Verlander," Beckham said. "Youve got to have guys out there because not a lot of guys hit homers, unless your names Jose." Reliever Ian Krol faced three batters and retired no one. He gave up a two-run double to Conor Gillaspie and -- following an intentional walk to Abreu -- an RBI single to Dunn. "I need to limit the walks. That one huge inning, I walked a few guys and gave up a couple weak hits and turned it in to a big inning myself when it shouldnt have been," Verlander said. With the way Danks was pitching, the cushion was more than enough. "Im just trying to take it out to the field with me, and so far, so good," he said. "But Im not going to rest on my laurels and Im going to get ready for my next start. Ive been humbled in this game before, so Im going to try and keep from doing that before." NOTES: Cabrera (left hamstring) said he was feeling better Wednesday, but Ausmus decided to keep the slugger at DH. "Give him another day," Ausmus said. "We dont want this lingering." ... The White Sox have signed nine of their first 10 draft picks so far, with the lone holdout being LHP Carlos Rodon, the No. 3 pick overall. ... The Tigers decided to skip LHP Drew Smyly and keep the matchup between Max Scherzer (7-2) and Chris Sale (5-0) for the series finale Thursday. Smyly, originally scheduled to pitch Wednesday, will pitch Friday against Minnesota. Ed Davis Jersey . Jonathan Crompton led the team to a 40-9 win over the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Crompton threw three touchdown passes - two to Duron Carter and one to Brandon London - and Sean Whyte connected on four field goals to power the Alouettes to the win. Al-Farouq Aminu Jersey . Its other five picks were all six foot or better, with three at 6-1 or above. Third-round pick Brett Lernout stands six foot four and weighs 206 pounds.Winnipeg Jets 4 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 (Jets 35-34-10, 18-18-4 road) – After getting mathematically eliminated from the playoff race Thursday, the Jets talked about finishing the season playing the right way, establishing good habits and playing for each other. Considering everything, it was a very solid effort and a character win by the Jets. The loss leaves the Leafs out of a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, in what was their final home game of the season. Jets played without Evander Kane, coachs decision, then lost the services of Dustin Byfuglien late in the second with an upper body injury. Jets got great efforts from pretty much the entire lineup. The Leafs opened the scoring, Phil Kessel with his 37th on a great pass from Tyler Bozak.  Bryan Little with his 23rd tied the game less than four minutes later, assists to Michael Frolik and Mark Stuart.  Little had his seven game point streak snapped Thursday, but with the goal is 3-6-9 in his last nine. The Leafs took the lead on Nazem Kadris 20th of the year. It was an easy open net tap in power play goal after Ondrej Pavelec misplayed a dump in, had it go off his stick to the front of the net making it 2-1 Leafs. A big goal for the Jets came in the dying seconds of the first as Jacob Trouba out fought James Van Reimsdyk for a loose puck in front of the Leafs net for his 10th of the year. Frolik and Andrew Ladd drew assists. Shots in the first were 12-8 Jets. The second period was all Jets, despite having to kill off two penalties in the first half of the period. On their second power play in the back half of the period, Toby Enstrom with his 10th of the year gave the Jets their first lead of the game. Enstrom walked the line from left to right and fired a screened shot past James Reimer. The goal ties a single season career high for Enstrom, assists went to Ladd and Blake Wheeler. SShots in the second period were14-7 in favour of the Jets. Caleb Swanigan Jersey. When the Leafs did get chances, Pavelec was there to shut the door. Jets continued their strong play in the third, Coach Paul Maurice having to do some juggling with no Byfuglien. The Jets continued to be first on loose pucks and a great play by Wheeler, using his speed to set up Olli Jokinen for his 18th of the year making it 4-2. Jokinen has now scored in back to back games. The Leafs pulled Reimer with 2:45 remaining but a couple key saves from Pavelec and Wheeler using his speed to negate an icing call, helped the Jets close out the game. Shots in the third were 15-10 Jets and 41-25 Jets on the game. Jim Slater in his 499th NHL game, all with this organization, was key in the face-off department, winning nine of 15. Ladd, Wheeler and Frolik all had two point nights. Since December 1st Wheeler has 50 points in 51 games.  He has 17 points in his last 14 games. Jacob Trouba at 26:10 again led the Jets in ice time. After missing the net 18 times Thursday, the Jets missed the net another 17 times tonight. The Jets directed a total of 71 shots at Reimer. Coach Maurice was "really happy" for his team. "We competed for pucks, played with tenacity, the bench was great. We got a bad break on their second goal but the bench stayed up beat and kept talking." Coach Maurice would not elaborate on Kane not playing, other than "coachs decision." "With Byfuglien out we had a hole in our forward lines. Eric Tangradi and Eric ODell gave us some good shifts. Key face-off wins for Jim Slater. Our team believed what they said, they would play for each other. One thing about this group, they care." Jets are home to Minnesota Monday and Boston Thursday (both TSN Jets, TSN 1290), then close out the season in Calgary Friday (TSN Jets, TSN 1290).  China NFL Jerseys Discount Jerseys China Jerseys Wholesale China NFL Jerseys White Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys China Jerseys Cheap Youth NFL Jerseys Wholesale ' ' '
A rehearing has been ordered into non-trier charges brought by the British Horseracing Authority against trainer Jim Best. Shawn Kemp Jersey . Best was found guilty earlier this year of instructing jockey Paul John to ride two horses - Echo Brava and Missile Man - not on their merits, and of conduct prejudicial to horseracing in Great Britain.The Lewes-based handler was given a four-year disqualification from the sport, but strongly maintained his innocence, almost immediately launching an appeal, and was granted a stay of that penalty pending its outcome. It emerged in subsequent media reports the chairman of the disciplinary panel at the original hearing, solicitor Matthew Lohn, was engaged by the BHA on other matters, giving rise to claims of an appearance of bias in favour of the governing body.The BHA said that while there was no suggestion of any actual bias in the case, the non-disclosure of Lohns other work created an appearance of bias, and the guilty verdict and penalty against Best were quashed by an appeal board on Tuesday, which was chaired by Anthony Boswood QC.A statement from the BHA read: The BHA notes the Appeal Boards decision to order a rehearing.It takes full responsibility and apologises for the fact that the non-disclosure of Mr Lohns other paid work created an appearance of bias which led to the need for a rehearing.While there was no suggestion of any actual bias in this case, the BHA now accepts that it was an error not to disclose details of Mr Lohns other paid work.BHA chief executive Nick Rust said: While the BHAs Disciplinary Panels do not constitute judicial proceedings - we appoint members to Disciplinary Panels and we pay them to carry out their duties - our processes must not only be fair, but, particularly relevant in this case, be seen to be fair.As we have already committed to, we will issue a full statement once the case is closed. In the meantime we will not make any further comment that might prejudice the outcome of the rehearing. Also See: Live results service Full racecards Get Sky Sports Kyle Singler Jersey . Advancing to the Champions League quarterfinals should be a formality after Lionel Messi scored a penalty and Dani Alves added a late second to secure a commanding 2-0 advantage over City in the round of 16 on Tuesday. Doug McDermott Jersey . Altidore strained his left hamstring in the Americans opener against Ghana on June 16 and didnt play in their next two games. "We dont know how much because we need to see how hes going, but hes available," U.Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Loui Eriksson scored the game-winning goal 2:14 into overtime to lift the Boston Bruins to a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday. Eriksson took a touch pass from Milan Lucic through the neutral zone and fought off a defender before firing a shot through the pads of Jhonas Enroth for the win. Dougie Hamilton finished with two goals and an assist, Chrris Kelly also scored and Zdeno Chara added two helpers for the Bruins, who are 5-0-1 in their last six games against the Sabres. Patrick Patterson Jersey. Tuukka Rask made 25 saves in the win. Tim Schaller scored his first NHL goal, while Andrej Meszaros and Rasmus Ristolainen also lit the lamp for the Sabres, who have dropped their last three. Enroth stopped 33-of-37 shots in defeat. China NFL Jerseys Discount Jerseys China Jerseys Wholesale China NFL Jerseys White Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys China Jerseys Cheap Youth NFL Jerseys Wholesale ' ' '
INDIANAPOLIS -- Adreian Payne and Michigan State have that March look again, and the Spartans think their best basketball is in front of them. ETwaun Moore Pelicans Jersey . Next up is another showdown with Michigan. Payne scored 18 points, Branden Dawson had 14 and No. 22 Michigan State beat No. 12 Wisconsin 83-75 on Saturday to reach the Big Ten tournament championship. The third-seeded Spartans (25-8) won consecutive games for the first time since an 11-game run ended in January. They will meet the top-seeded Wolverines in the final on Sunday. "Were just scratching the surface," Payne said. "We didnt play at a high level before just because we havent had time for everyone to play together for a long period of time. This tournament has been great because weve been able to play with each other more and were starting to look better." Dawson scored in double figures for the second straight game after getting off to a slow start in his return from a broken right hand. He went 6 for 8 from the field as the Spartans shot 56 per cent against the defence-minded Badgers. The Spartans went on a 16-1 run in the first half and took a 37-16 lead when Gary Harris scored with 5:39 left before halftime. "I thought we played some of our best basketball of the year in that first five minutes," coach Tom Izzo said. "Wisconsin is very good. I thought we played awfully well." Frank Kaminsky had 28 points and Sam Dekker added 11 points and seven boards for the second-seeded Badgers (26-7), who were outrebounded 32-28 by the Spartans. Michigan State was swept by Michigan during the regular season, but it has a perfect record in conference title games. The Spartans last championship came in a win over Ohio State in 2012. The first half against Wisconsin was one of the best periods Michigan State has played all season. Traevon Jacksons layup helped Wisconsin close to 21-15 with 10:43 left in the first half, but the Spartans responded with a 16-1 run that included three three-point plays. Payne scored and Denzel Valentine hit a 3-pointer to give the Spartans a 26-15 lead. Then Dawson was fouled on a layup and made the ensuing foul shot. Bronson Koening made a free throw for the Badgers before Payne and Travis Trice had consecutive three-point plays. Trice then forced a turnover and Harris scored on a fast-break layup to increase the lead to 21 with 5:39 left in the first half. It was pretty much a total breakdown for the Badgers in the first half, a surprising start for a team that was being mentioned as a possibility for a No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament. "Ball movement, body movement, shot selection, its never just one thing," Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan said. "Its a combination of things. We werent very fluid, but we found that fluidity." Wisconsin trailed 43-26 at the break, but it rallied in the second half. Dekkers dunk capped an 8-2 spurt that trimmed Michigan States lead to 51-41 with 15:02 remaining. The Badgers got within seven when Jackson made a pair of free throws with under four minutes to play and again when Jackson hit a 3 with 51 seconds remaining. But the rally fizzled from there. "We dug ourselves a hole in the first half and we were trying to climb out of that hole that entire second half," Kaminsky said. "We didnt have enough left in the tank to get over that." Jackson finished with 10 points for Wisconsin, which shot 28 per cent in the first half. The Badgers have dropped two of their last three games and lost for the first time this season on a neutral court. Anthony Davis Pelicans Jersey .com) - The New York Rangers hope to punch their ticket to the second round when they visit the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday for a Game 6 battle at Wells Fargo Center. DeMarcus Cousins Jersey .Y. -- Major League Soccer has agreed to new measures to protect gay players from discrimination and harassment as a result of meetings with New Yorks attorney general. DOHA, Qatar -- Venus Williams eased past Croatian qualifier Petra Martic 6-2, 6-2 to line up a second-round match with former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the Qatar Open on Monday. Williams was broken only once, when she led Martic 4-0. She has an up and down record so far this season, reaching the final in Auckland and losing in the first round at the Australian Open. Williams has won only one of her three matches against Kvitova, the third seed who has a first-round bye, but all three have gone the distance. Also, Chinas Peng Shuai beat 2006 champion Nadia Petrova 7-6 (5), 7-5 to even their matchups at 4-4. Petrova, who had to qualify after an injury-plagued 2013 dropped her singles ranking to 100, almost pulled off the win despite nine double faults. Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria defeated Roberta Vinci of Italy 6-3, 6-3 for the first time in four matches, while Annika Beck beat Mona Barthel in their all-German match 7-6 (5), 6-2 for the first time in three matches. ETwaun Moore Jersey. Taiwanese qualifier Hsieh Su-wei won for the first time against Italys Flavia Pennetta 7-5, 6-3, and Czech qualifier Petra Cetkovska beat American Sloane Stephens 7-5, 6-1. Stephens, whod beaten Cetkovska at the last two Wimbledons, rallied to level at 5-5, but could win only one more game as she lost her serve five times. The field features seven of the top 10, led by Australian Open champ Li Na who, regardless of her result this week, will move to a career-best No. 2 ranking next week, above Victoria Azarenka, the two-time reigning Doha champ who was absent with a foot injury. China NFL Jerseys Discount Jerseys China Jerseys Wholesale China NFL Jerseys White Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys China Jerseys CheapYouth NFL Jerseys Wholesale ' ' '
INDIANAPOLIS - Colts coach Chuck Pagano says right guard Hugh Thornton will not play Sunday against Cincinnati. D.J. Fluker Seahawks Jersey . Pagano ruled out Thornton following Fridays practice. Thornton missed four of the last five regular-season games with injuries and played just 18 snaps in the regular-season finale before hurting his right shoulder. Hell join right tackle Gosder Cherilus on the sideline Sunday. Cherilus went on injured reserve Wednesday. Pagano isnt saying what the Colts (11-5) plan to do, though he noted one possibility is starting Joe Reitz at right tackle and Lance Louis at right guard. Louis has made seven starts this season, six at right guard. Reitz missed the last three regular-season games with an ankle injury but has practiced all week. Hes made one start at right tackle this season. Jaron Brown Jersey .ca. Kerry, In the closing minutes of the second period of Game 4 between Pittsburgh and Columbus there were the remnants of two broken sticks behind the Pittsburgh net. Will Dissly Jersey . The Miami Heat star tops the leagues global list of top-selling jerseys for the 2012-13 season, edging Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls, Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder and James Heat teammate Dwyane Wade for the No.WINNIPEG - As they prepare to fight for their second home win of the season, the Winnipeg Jets and their struggling offence can look forward to Evander Kane returning to the lineup sometime soon.The Jets (2-4-0) host the Tampa Bay Lightning (4-2-1) Friday night. While they wont have Kane back that soon, head coach Paul Maurice said Thusday his sniper should be back in practice soon.Evander Kane is progressing quite well, to the point where we have an expectation here in the next few days that hell be back on IR (injured reserve) skates, Paul Maurice. Non main group skates, so nobody runs into a guy.But hell be back on the ice sometime this week and then after that its as much about strength and healing time.Kane has been off for two weeks after hurting his knee in a collision with linemate Mark Scheifele in Winnipegs season opener and first win, 6-2 over the Arizona Coyotes. They then went on a four-game slide they only reversed with their second win Tuesday night, their first at home, 3-1 against the still winless Carolina Hurricanes.The team wants for more from Kane this season after he missed a good chunk of last year with injuries that limited him to 63 games. They put him on a line with Scheifele and last seasons scoring leader Blake Wheeler.They were hoping for a return to something like the career-high, 30-goal peformance in 74 games he delivered in 2011-12, when the team relocated from Atlanta to Winnipeg.Since that first game in Arizona, however, goals in general have been hard to come by for the Jets. Until Tuesdays win they were shut out twice andd had scored just one goal in each of their other two losses. Shaquem Griffin Seahawks Jersey. he big one for us is getting the puck to the net, says Maurice. A lot of our shots have missed the net or been blocked.Defenceman Zach Bogosian says Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop is good but the Jets have the same issues with him that they face with any netminder in the NHL.Any goalie in this league, if they see the puck theyre going to catch it, he said.Get in front of them. Make it hard for them to see those pucks. Usually they cant catch what they cant see. . . Make sure you get traffic and bang home the rebounds.Winnipegs power play in particular has been ineffective, again. It was one of the worst in the league last season and although the sample is small, so far it continues that tradition.The Jets are one of just three teams in the NHL which have yet to score a power-play goal this season. The others are Minnesota and Buffalo.Maurice is trying Dustin Byfuglien in front of the net, instead of his usual spot on the blue-line during power plays, to see if that can generate a little more success. Byfuglien can occupy more real estate that pretty well anyone on the team and is hard to move.Veteran centre Mathieu Perreault, playing his first season with the Jets, says they keep working at it. They scored a couple of goals during power-play practice Thursday.Its just practice, it doesnt mean anything, but at least we moved it well, he said. Eventually you know theyre going to start going in and who knows, they might come in bunches and we wont even talk about it any more. China NFL Jerseys Discount Jerseys China Jerseys Wholesale China NFL Jerseys White Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys China Jerseys Cheap Youth NFL Jerseys Wholesale ' ' '
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Two-time defending champion and top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain defeated Santiago Giraldo of Colombia 6-4, 7-6 (1) Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Copa Claro clay-court tournament. Jessie Bates III Bengals Jersey . Ferrer has won 20 times on the ATP tour and is a strong favourite to make it three straight in the Argentine capital. Fourth-seeded Nicolas Almagro also reached the quarterfinals, defeating fellow Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver 1-6, 7-5, 6-4. Almagro has won all of his 12 ATP titles on clay -- six in Latin America -- and could face Ferrer in the semifinals. Eighth-seeded Jeremy Chardy of France joined Almagro and Ferrer in the quarters, defeating Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (3). Second-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy reached the final eight on Wednesday, as did No. 3 Tommy Robredo of Spain. Preston Brown Bengals Jersey . Interestingly, the culprits were not rookies, but well paid, experienced pros. The first gaffe came in the 24th minute of arguably the biggest early season MLS game in history between Seattle and Toronto. Sounder newcomer Marco Pappa, (with over 100 MLS games, and 39 Guatemalan Caps to his name) attempted a back pass to one of his central defenders. Andrew Billings Bengals Jersey . The Brazilian heads into Saturday afternoons race coming off a close runner-up finish to Ryan Hunter-Reay in the Indianapolis 500.ARLINGTON, Texas - Tony Romo took a few extra moments on the ground, right arm raised to celebrate a long touchdown pass after he escaped what looked like a sure sack for J.J. Watt.Then, when the 34-year-old quarterback playing with a surgically repaired back made another off-balance throw under pressure in overtime, Dez Bryants spectacular catch saved the Dallas Cowboys from a late meltdown.Bryants jump-ball grab set up Dan Baileys winning 49-yard field goal, and the Cowboys bounced back from blowing a 10-point lead late in fourth quarter to beat the Houston Texans 20-17 on Sunday.Just got to come down with it, come down with it, said Bryant, who had game highs with nine catches and 85 yards. Thats something I always tell Tony. If the ball is in the air, Im going to try my best to come down with it.After the Texans scored twice in the last 2:27 of regulation, Baileys miss from 53 yards on the final play ended a franchise record streak of 30 straight made field goals.We had to go down and basically win the game twice, said Romo, who threw for 324 yards with two touchdowns with an interception that took away a scoring chance in the fourth quarter. You just put your work hat on and go out and execute.The Cowboys (4-1) won their fourth straight for the first time since 2011 heading into a trip to Super Bowl champion Seattle, their only road game in a stretch of six games.The Texans (3-2) rallied behind Arian Foster, who had 157 yards rushing and a tying 1-yard score with 41 seconds left in regulation.Football is a brutal game, Watt said. Its brutal on your body. Its brutal on your emotions. To fight back the way we did, to show that resilience, it was good to see. But at the end of the day, we lost the game.NFL rushing leader DeMarco Murray had 136 yards for Dallas, his fifth straight 100-yard game to start the season.After the Cowboys stopped the Texans on the first possession of overtime, they were facing third-and-8. Romo unloaded off his back foot to avoid a sack. Bryant reached over Johnathan Joseph on a 37-yard gain to the Houston 31. Baileys kick came three plays later.Dez, Ive seen him make it a million times, said Jason Witten, who became the third tight end in NFL history with 110,000 career yards receiving. Sam Hubbard Jersey. I dont know that theres two better people at clutch moments than Tony and him.The Texans pulled even by converting a fourth down on a drive to Randy Bullocks 29-yard field, then got the ball back in just 32 seconds. They went 45 yards in four plays to Fosters second touchdown with 41 seconds left.Houston had just 86 yards total offence at halftime, but Foster had 117 rushing himself in the second half. He went 48 yards on consecutive plays, the latter from 15 to put Houston ahead 7-3 in the third quarter.Romo answered four plays later on probably the best test so far of his back after surgery last December to repair a herniated disk.He spun to his right as Watt closed in, then threw about as far as he could with more pressure coming. Terrance Williams had an easy 43-yard catch in the end zone when Houstons Kendrick Lewis fell at the goal line just before the ball arrived.Certainly its one for the ages with Romo, coach Jason Garrett said. Theres a handful of those hes had throughout his career, and I think you can add that one to the list.Witten helped set up Williams score with a 34-yard catch to join Tony Gonzalez and Shannon Sharpe as the only tight ends with 10,000 career yards receiving. He finished with 59 yards to put him at 10,014.Murray, who had his fourth fumble in five games in the first quarter, was denied a chance to join Jim Brown and O.J. Simpson as the only running backs with at least 100 yards and one touchdown in the first five games of the season.It looked like he would get the TD, but Romo instead threw a 2-yard scoring pass to Bryant for a 17-7 lead in the fourth quarter.NOTES: Texans WR Andre Johnson became the second-faster receiver to 950 catches by finishing with five for 954 after 159 games. Hell have to wait at least another week to be the second fastest to 13,000 yards, finishing with 58 to fall 19 yards short. He has two more games to beat Marvin Harrisons mark of 162 games. Jerry Rice did it in 154. ... Murray set a Dallas franchise record with his fifth straight 100-yard game to start the season. Emmitt Smith had four in 1995.___Online:AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and http://twitter.com/AP_NFL China NFL Jerseys Discount Jerseys China Jerseys Wholesale China NFL Jerseys White Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys China Jerseys Cheap Youth NFL Jerseys Wholesale ' ' '
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