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All Blacks five-eighth Aaron Cruden will miss the last two Rugby Championship Tests, as New Zealand deal with a significant injury toll. Vapormax 97 Metallic Cashmere For Sale .Crudens groin injury has ruled him out of a 32-man squad which will be announced on Monday to play Tests away to Argentina on October 1 and South Africa in Durban a week later.Cruden joins flanker Sam Cane (hamstring) in missing the trip, with both a chance to be fit for the Test against Australia in Auckland on October 22.A third Chiefs player, utility back Damian McKenzie, was concussed a week ago in New Zealands domestic NPC rugby competition and is only part way through protocol testing.He must pass a contact test on Wednesday to be cleared for the flight to Buenos Aires two days later.Veteran flanker Jerome Kaino sustained the only notable injury in the 41-14 win over South Africa on Saturday.He will be in a sling until midweek before damage to his shoulder is diagnosed, with his tour place in doubt.It is a similar status for centre George Moala (knee). Winger Waisake Naholo, who has been out for a month with hamstring problems, should fly but could be unavailable for the Pumas Test.Assistant coach Ian Foster confirmed Matt Todd would remain in the squad after being called in as backup to flanker Ardie Savea following Canes injury. Vapormax Plus Pink Cheap .ca NBA Power Rankings, ahead of the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs. Vapormax Plus White Cheap . After slipping from the summit during the week, the Gunners overcame struggling Crystal Palace 2-0 on Sunday thanks to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlains second-half brace. http://www.vapormaxcheapoutlet.com/clearance-vapormax-flyknit-2.html . Despite dominating possession, Schalke needed an own goal from Nicolas Hoefler for the breakthrough a minute before the interval. The Freiburg midfielder misjudged Jefferson Farfans corner and bundled the ball into his own net. MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Averion Hurts threw a 41-yard touchdown to Austin Watts late in the fourth quarter for the win as Texas Southern rallied to beat Alabama State 31-27 on Saturday night.Hurts had 222 yards passing and two touchdowns for the Tigers (2-2, 2-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Watts finished with 103 receiving yards and a score and Eric Medina kicked three field goals.The Hornets (0-4, 0-3) dominated the first half, amassing 280 offensive yards while holding Texas Southern to just 104 yards. They ledd 17-6 at the break. Vapormax 2019 Bleached Coral. But the Tigers rallied in the second half. Watts returned the second half kickoff for a score to cut ASUs lead to 17-13. Then, following a field goal by the Hornets that made it 20-13, Medina kicked a 49-yard field goal to tighten the score again, 20-16 with 5:42 left in the third quarter.Quinterris Toppings had 323 passing yards with one touchdown for ASU. ' ' ' 

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Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Thursday. Yeezy 350 V3 Store . A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EDT:- CHICAGO -- The Cubs return to Wrigley Field tied with the Indians and set to host a World Series game for the first time since 1945. Kyle Hendricks starts for Chicago in Game 3 on Friday night against Clevelands Josh Tomlin.- ABOARD THE LAKE SHORE LIMITED -- When the Indians last won the World Series in 1948, they traveled by charter train. Players fly these days, but fans experience that old-time feeling on the Lake Shore Limited.- NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The NFLs Thursday night game features the AFC South. Tennessee (3-4) plays the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-4), with the Titans needing one more win to top last seasons victory total. Game starts 8:25 p.m.- RENTON, Wash. -- The aftermath of last Sundays tie between Arizona and Seattle became a study in the delicate psyche of kickers and how they are handled by their coaches.- CHICAGO -- Dwyane Wade makes his Chicago debut when the Bulls open the season against Al Horford and the Boston Celtics. After 13 seasons with the Miami Heat, Wade agreed to join his hometown team. Game starts 8 p.m.- ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks begin anew with Dwight Howard when they open against the Washington Wizards. Once one of the leagues most dominant players, Howard wants to get his career back on track. Game starts 7:30 p.m.- Two notable college football games Thursday night: No. 25 Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh (7 p.m.); California at Southern California (10:30 p.m.).- Two weeks into the NHL season, goals are being scored at a pace not seen in more than a decade. The reasons? More young skill players, backup goaltenders, turnovers and the World Cup of Hockey.- Some are injured. Some are keyed on by opponents. Some are victims of plain bad luck. Whatever the case, a number of Big Ten players havent been able to build on big seasons from last year.- LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky coach John Calipari returns yet again with another star-laden freshman class of big players who can fill many positions. Add them to a core veterans and another season of big expectations awaits.- KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessees lack of frontcourt depth means the Lady Volunteers will need a big season from 6-foot-6 center Mercedes Russell. She arrived on campus three years ago as the nations No. 1 high school prospect.- SINGAPORE -- Dominika Cibulkova reaches the semifinals of the WTA Finals after Angelique Kerber eliminates Madison Keys. Cibulkova defeated Simona Halep earlier in the day.- SHANGHAI -- Rickie Fowler shoots a 7-under 65, leaving him one shot behind leader Rikard Karlberg of Sweden, who made an auspicious World Golf Championships debut with nine birdies in his round of 64.- MEXICO CITY -- Its been a wild season for Dutch driver Max Verstappen. To many, the brash teenager is a much-needed dose of excitement for Formula One and a likely future champion.- MADRID -- The question in the Spanish league: When will Cristiano Ronaldo start playing like, well, Cristiano Ronaldo? His Real Madrid team is in first place, but not thanks to him. Cheapest Air Max 90 Store . Durant finished with 24 points and 13 rebounds, Jackson matched his career high with 23 points on 10-of-14 shooting and Lamb scored 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting, lifting the Thunder to a 94-88 win over San Antonio and snapping the Spurs 11-game winning streak. Cheapest Air Max 270 .ca looks back at the stories and moments that made the year memorable. http://www.cheapestairmaxstore.com/fake-vapormax-cheap.html . Burke is expected to miss two to three months after breaking a finger in the teams third preseason game. Tinsley, a 10-year veteran, spent the last two seasons in Utah, where the point guard averaged 3. Freshman quarterback Jacob Eason lived up to the hype in his Georgia debut, sparking a Bulldogs comeback in a 33-24 opening victory over North Carolina.But coach Kirby Smart isnt quite ready to hand him the starting job when the No. 9 Bulldogs host Nicholls State at noon Saturday in Sanford Stadium in Athens.The quarterback plan is very similar to last week right now, Smart said as the Bulldogs began preparations for the FCS foe that will be playing its season opener.Eason, considered by many to be the No. 1 pro-style quarterback in this years class, is a 6-5, 235-pounder with a strong arm. He took several deep shots down the field and hooked up with speedy receiver Isaiah McKenzie on a 17-yard touchdown and a 51-yard bomb against North Carolina. He finished 8 of 12 passing for 131 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions.Senior Greyson Lambert started against the Tar Heels and didnt make any devastating mistakes, but didnt make any big plays, either. Lambert, who started 12 games last season and had a 10-2 record, finished 8 of 12 for 54 yards.Were going to continue to rep both of those guys, give those guys a lot of work, and make a decision as to what were going to do, whether its later in the week, or game time, Smart said. Both those guys will continue to work, and thats the most important thing that they can continue to grow and get better and develop so that our offense can grow and develop and get better.Nicholls State gives Smart the luxury of playing coy with his quarterback situation. In fact, it wouldnt be surprising to see third-stringer Brice Ramsey also get reps in the game.The Colonels won only three of 11 outings last season and were shut out 47-0 by Louisiana-Monroe and 48-0 by Colorado in their only outings against FBS opponents.Georgia paid the visiting underdog more than $500,000 to play in Athens.Ive coached at this level, Ive coached at the Division I level, its what you do, you have to play some of the big boys, its a necessary evil that I think all of the coaches in the conference will agree we have to do it, Nicholls State coach Tim Rebowe said. We like to do it, its great exposure for our program. And for some of our teammates to go out and see if they can compete at a higher level. Air Max 90 Store. Two players in the program had exposure as part of the Netflix series Last Chance U. Defensive linemen Marcel Andry and Ronald Ollie, one of the prominent players in the series, get to measure up against the Bulldogs this week after struggling to stop the run last season (5.3 yards per rush).Nicholls State does return 18 starters from that team, including quarterback Tuskani Figaro and its entire starting defense. Figaro was 91 of 164 passing for 925 yards with six interceptions last year. He also rushed for 456 yards, making him the teams leading returning rusher.The Bulldogs gave Smart a victory in his first game as a head coach and tailback Nick Chubb stamped himself a Heisman contender by rushing 32 times for 222 yards against North Carolina.It was his first game back after sustaining a season-ending knee injury against Tennessee in the sixth game of the 2015 campaign. It was the third 200-yard-plus game of the juniors collegiate career.It felt great to finally have a chance to come out here and play as a team, Chubb said afterward. For me, coming back out here for the first time felt amazing. I just took my mind off everything else and just played for my boys, the guys Ive been with for the past couple of years.I felt good throughout the game. I had no idea where I was at any point in the game, as far as carries of yards. None of that matters to me. If the team calls on me, I know all of them are behind me.The Bulldogs had 474 yards of total offense (289 on the ground) and held North Carolina to just 315, but Smart is looking for more from his team.Its time to get our team better, and there are a lot of areas of improvement that we need to improve on, he said. Ive heard the mantra that its never as good as it seems and its never as bad as it seems. Theres nowhere more evident than that tape of that.You went to sleep thinking you played well, you watch the tape and youre sick to your stomach because there are so many things we did wrong that we need to improve on. ' ' ' 

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The Colorado Rockies will finish the season in third place in the National League West and with a chance at their best record since 2010. Elgton Jenkins Super Bowl Jersey .So who has been their MVP this year: DJ LeMahieu, Nolan Arenado, Carlos Gonzalez or Charlie Blackmon? Cast your vote in the poll below (stats entering Friday).The Rockies wrap up the regular season with a series against the Milwaukee Brewers at Coors Field this weekend. Dean Lowry Super Bowl Jersey . 1 position. The Mustangs (6-0), who beat Queens 50-31 last weekend, earned 17 first-place votes and 287 points in voting by the Football Reporters of Canada. Western was last ranked first in the country in October 2011. Dave Robinson Super Bowl Jersey . Varlamov made 33 saves and Ryan OReilly had a goal and scored in the shootout as the Avalanche beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night. http://www.shoptheofficialpackers.com/Elite-Clay-Matthews-Packers-Jersey/ . Aduriz headed home Markel Susaetas cross in the sixth minute to open the scoring at San Mames Stadium. He bettered that with a long-range blast that went in off the goal frame in the 18th, and converted a penalty in the 72nd after Diego Mainz was sent off for fouling Aduriz with only the goalkeeper to beat. RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazilian show jumper Alvaro Doda de Miranda has extra motivation to succeed at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.The Olympic Equestrian Center is on military land in Deodoro and Dodas grandfather, who served in the army, was based in the area.The house was just 50 meters from the arena here and the house is still the same, Doda said. My father grew up here and the reason that I ride is because my father was raised with horses. My grandfather wasnt cavalry but my father always loved to go to the horses, to see and to ride.So everything started here which also gives me a lot of motivation.Not that the Brazilian team needs any extra motivation.Riding in front of a passionate home crowd on Tuesday, Brazil comfortably qualified for the following days team final and every clear round was greeted with a roar by the packed arena.This is unbelievable, Doda said. Of course we have the pressure when we ride here but its a very good feeling. Its a positive pressure. You want so hard to give to the crowd a clear round, that helps a lot and gives you an extra push.Brazil, the United States, the Netherlands and Germany all qualified with no faults and will be joined by France, Canada, Sweden and Switzerland.However, defending champion Britain is out after finishing in 12th place on 13 faults. Even if an ongoing appeal is successful it would only push the team up to niinth, still outside the qualification zone. ZaDarius Smith Super Bowl Jersey. Brazil and the Netherlands will be hampered by the fact they only have three riders. Stephan de Freitas Barcha was disqualified on Tuesday, while Dutch rider Jur Vrieling was eliminated in the first qualifier on Sunday.We go with three riders but I was talking to the guys here, in Barcelona Holland won the gold medal with three riders, Doda said. Its more difficult, its not the best situation but its possible.Doda and his horse Cornetto K are a relatively new combination, having only started competing together in January.The 43-year-old Doda, who won team bronze in 1996 and 2000 on Aspen, admits the partnership has struggled at times but puts that down mainly to the fact his personal life was a mess as he was in the middle of a high-profile split from his wife, billionaire heiress Athina Onassis.Doda credits a lot of his success and that of the Brazil team to American coach George Morris, who joined in January and has been to 15 Olympic Games as rider and coach.Hes brilliant, Doda said. I know him very well. I really pushed for him to be our coach. A guy like that with all the experience, all the background he has, hes a genius, a legend. Hes the best and gives us a lot of confidence. ' ' ' 

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The Colorado Rockies will finish the season in third place in the National League West and with a chance at their best record since 2010. Elgton Jenkins Super Bowl Jersey .So who has been their MVP this year: DJ LeMahieu, Nolan Arenado, Carlos Gonzalez or Charlie Blackmon? Cast your vote in the poll below (stats entering Friday).The Rockies wrap up the regular season with a series against the Milwaukee Brewers at Coors Field this weekend. Dean Lowry Super Bowl Jersey . 1 position. The Mustangs (6-0), who beat Queens 50-31 last weekend, earned 17 first-place votes and 287 points in voting by the Football Reporters of Canada. Western was last ranked first in the country in October 2011. Dave Robinson Super Bowl Jersey . Varlamov made 33 saves and Ryan OReilly had a goal and scored in the shootout as the Avalanche beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night. http://www.shoptheofficialpackers.com/Elite-Clay-Matthews-Packers-Jersey/ . Aduriz headed home Markel Susaetas cross in the sixth minute to open the scoring at San Mames Stadium. He bettered that with a long-range blast that went in off the goal frame in the 18th, and converted a penalty in the 72nd after Diego Mainz was sent off for fouling Aduriz with only the goalkeeper to beat. RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazilian show jumper Alvaro Doda de Miranda has extra motivation to succeed at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.The Olympic Equestrian Center is on military land in Deodoro and Dodas grandfather, who served in the army, was based in the area.The house was just 50 meters from the arena here and the house is still the same, Doda said. My father grew up here and the reason that I ride is because my father was raised with horses. My grandfather wasnt cavalry but my father always loved to go to the horses, to see and to ride.So everything started here which also gives me a lot of motivation.Not that the Brazilian team needs any extra motivation.Riding in front of a passionate home crowd on Tuesday, Brazil comfortably qualified for the following days team final and every clear round was greeted with a roar by the packed arena.This is unbelievable, Doda said. Of course we have the pressure when we ride here but its a very good feeling. Its a positive pressure. You want so hard to give to the crowd a clear round, that helps a lot and gives you an extra push.Brazil, the United States, the Netherlands and Germany all qualified with no faults and will be joined by France, Canada, Sweden and Switzerland.However, defending champion Britain is out after finishing in 12th place on 13 faults. Even if an ongoing appeal is successful it would only push the team up to niinth, still outside the qualification zone. ZaDarius Smith Super Bowl Jersey. Brazil and the Netherlands will be hampered by the fact they only have three riders. Stephan de Freitas Barcha was disqualified on Tuesday, while Dutch rider Jur Vrieling was eliminated in the first qualifier on Sunday.We go with three riders but I was talking to the guys here, in Barcelona Holland won the gold medal with three riders, Doda said. Its more difficult, its not the best situation but its possible.Doda and his horse Cornetto K are a relatively new combination, having only started competing together in January.The 43-year-old Doda, who won team bronze in 1996 and 2000 on Aspen, admits the partnership has struggled at times but puts that down mainly to the fact his personal life was a mess as he was in the middle of a high-profile split from his wife, billionaire heiress Athina Onassis.Doda credits a lot of his success and that of the Brazil team to American coach George Morris, who joined in January and has been to 15 Olympic Games as rider and coach.Hes brilliant, Doda said. I know him very well. I really pushed for him to be our coach. A guy like that with all the experience, all the background he has, hes a genius, a legend. Hes the best and gives us a lot of confidence. ' ' ' 

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Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Thursday. Yeezy 350 V3 Store . A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EDT:- CHICAGO -- The Cubs return to Wrigley Field tied with the Indians and set to host a World Series game for the first time since 1945. Kyle Hendricks starts for Chicago in Game 3 on Friday night against Clevelands Josh Tomlin.- ABOARD THE LAKE SHORE LIMITED -- When the Indians last won the World Series in 1948, they traveled by charter train. Players fly these days, but fans experience that old-time feeling on the Lake Shore Limited.- NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The NFLs Thursday night game features the AFC South. Tennessee (3-4) plays the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-4), with the Titans needing one more win to top last seasons victory total. Game starts 8:25 p.m.- RENTON, Wash. -- The aftermath of last Sundays tie between Arizona and Seattle became a study in the delicate psyche of kickers and how they are handled by their coaches.- CHICAGO -- Dwyane Wade makes his Chicago debut when the Bulls open the season against Al Horford and the Boston Celtics. After 13 seasons with the Miami Heat, Wade agreed to join his hometown team. Game starts 8 p.m.- ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks begin anew with Dwight Howard when they open against the Washington Wizards. Once one of the leagues most dominant players, Howard wants to get his career back on track. Game starts 7:30 p.m.- Two notable college football games Thursday night: No. 25 Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh (7 p.m.); California at Southern California (10:30 p.m.).- Two weeks into the NHL season, goals are being scored at a pace not seen in more than a decade. The reasons? More young skill players, backup goaltenders, turnovers and the World Cup of Hockey.- Some are injured. Some are keyed on by opponents. Some are victims of plain bad luck. Whatever the case, a number of Big Ten players havent been able to build on big seasons from last year.- LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky coach John Calipari returns yet again with another star-laden freshman class of big players who can fill many positions. Add them to a core veterans and another season of big expectations awaits.- KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessees lack of frontcourt depth means the Lady Volunteers will need a big season from 6-foot-6 center Mercedes Russell. She arrived on campus three years ago as the nations No. 1 high school prospect.- SINGAPORE -- Dominika Cibulkova reaches the semifinals of the WTA Finals after Angelique Kerber eliminates Madison Keys. Cibulkova defeated Simona Halep earlier in the day.- SHANGHAI -- Rickie Fowler shoots a 7-under 65, leaving him one shot behind leader Rikard Karlberg of Sweden, who made an auspicious World Golf Championships debut with nine birdies in his round of 64.- MEXICO CITY -- Its been a wild season for Dutch driver Max Verstappen. To many, the brash teenager is a much-needed dose of excitement for Formula One and a likely future champion.- MADRID -- The question in the Spanish league: When will Cristiano Ronaldo start playing like, well, Cristiano Ronaldo? His Real Madrid team is in first place, but not thanks to him. Cheapest Air Max 90 Store . Durant finished with 24 points and 13 rebounds, Jackson matched his career high with 23 points on 10-of-14 shooting and Lamb scored 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting, lifting the Thunder to a 94-88 win over San Antonio and snapping the Spurs 11-game winning streak. Cheapest Air Max 270 .ca looks back at the stories and moments that made the year memorable. http://www.cheapestairmaxstore.com/fake-vapormax-cheap.html . Burke is expected to miss two to three months after breaking a finger in the teams third preseason game. Tinsley, a 10-year veteran, spent the last two seasons in Utah, where the point guard averaged 3. Freshman quarterback Jacob Eason lived up to the hype in his Georgia debut, sparking a Bulldogs comeback in a 33-24 opening victory over North Carolina.But coach Kirby Smart isnt quite ready to hand him the starting job when the No. 9 Bulldogs host Nicholls State at noon Saturday in Sanford Stadium in Athens.The quarterback plan is very similar to last week right now, Smart said as the Bulldogs began preparations for the FCS foe that will be playing its season opener.Eason, considered by many to be the No. 1 pro-style quarterback in this years class, is a 6-5, 235-pounder with a strong arm. He took several deep shots down the field and hooked up with speedy receiver Isaiah McKenzie on a 17-yard touchdown and a 51-yard bomb against North Carolina. He finished 8 of 12 passing for 131 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions.Senior Greyson Lambert started against the Tar Heels and didnt make any devastating mistakes, but didnt make any big plays, either. Lambert, who started 12 games last season and had a 10-2 record, finished 8 of 12 for 54 yards.Were going to continue to rep both of those guys, give those guys a lot of work, and make a decision as to what were going to do, whether its later in the week, or game time, Smart said. Both those guys will continue to work, and thats the most important thing that they can continue to grow and get better and develop so that our offense can grow and develop and get better.Nicholls State gives Smart the luxury of playing coy with his quarterback situation. In fact, it wouldnt be surprising to see third-stringer Brice Ramsey also get reps in the game.The Colonels won only three of 11 outings last season and were shut out 47-0 by Louisiana-Monroe and 48-0 by Colorado in their only outings against FBS opponents.Georgia paid the visiting underdog more than $500,000 to play in Athens.Ive coached at this level, Ive coached at the Division I level, its what you do, you have to play some of the big boys, its a necessary evil that I think all of the coaches in the conference will agree we have to do it, Nicholls State coach Tim Rebowe said. We like to do it, its great exposure for our program. And for some of our teammates to go out and see if they can compete at a higher level. Air Max 90 Store. Two players in the program had exposure as part of the Netflix series Last Chance U. Defensive linemen Marcel Andry and Ronald Ollie, one of the prominent players in the series, get to measure up against the Bulldogs this week after struggling to stop the run last season (5.3 yards per rush).Nicholls State does return 18 starters from that team, including quarterback Tuskani Figaro and its entire starting defense. Figaro was 91 of 164 passing for 925 yards with six interceptions last year. He also rushed for 456 yards, making him the teams leading returning rusher.The Bulldogs gave Smart a victory in his first game as a head coach and tailback Nick Chubb stamped himself a Heisman contender by rushing 32 times for 222 yards against North Carolina.It was his first game back after sustaining a season-ending knee injury against Tennessee in the sixth game of the 2015 campaign. It was the third 200-yard-plus game of the juniors collegiate career.It felt great to finally have a chance to come out here and play as a team, Chubb said afterward. For me, coming back out here for the first time felt amazing. I just took my mind off everything else and just played for my boys, the guys Ive been with for the past couple of years.I felt good throughout the game. I had no idea where I was at any point in the game, as far as carries of yards. None of that matters to me. If the team calls on me, I know all of them are behind me.The Bulldogs had 474 yards of total offense (289 on the ground) and held North Carolina to just 315, but Smart is looking for more from his team.Its time to get our team better, and there are a lot of areas of improvement that we need to improve on, he said. Ive heard the mantra that its never as good as it seems and its never as bad as it seems. Theres nowhere more evident than that tape of that.You went to sleep thinking you played well, you watch the tape and youre sick to your stomach because there are so many things we did wrong that we need to improve on. ' ' ' 

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The last time New Zealand opener Tom Latham was in Africa, in 2015, he scored his maiden ODI hundred in Zimbabwe and struck three successive half-centuries in South Africa. Yeezy 350 v2 Acheter. Now back in South Africa for a training camp ahead of the Tests in Zimbabwe, New Zealand will play an international match after a gap of nearly four months.Latham, however, has just had a busy county season in England. He played for Kent in all three formats in the silly season to warm-up for New Zealands packed schedule, which includes tours of Africa and India before they host Pakistan, Bangladesh and South Africa.I wanted to be playing leading into this tour, so its certainly going to be beneficial instead of coming from indoor nets - playing outdoors and being used to grass wickets, Latham said after arriving in Pretoria. For me now its about adjusting to the conditions here instead of having to get used to batting on grass.Before I came over, we played 22 out of 24 days, so thats without training, thats just playing days. Thats just the amount of cricket you play, they call it the silly season over there.Latham did not complain about the fixtures and instead said that such a phase helped batsmen more than bowlers, and that it had kept him occupied.You obviously play a lot of cricket in a short amount of time. Its a good thing as a batter I guess, but bowlers sort of struggle a little bit with the workload, and how much cricket you play.I suppose as a batter you cant get too down if you dont score runs, because you get three or four bats a week, which is a good thing. I suppose thats the biggest thing and you try to learn from that. When you dont necessarily train that much, how you prepare for a game - thats the sort of thing I learnt from my stint there.Latham played six first-class matches in England and scored 374 runs with four fifties at an average of 46.75. He did not have as much success in limited-overs matches though. In two 50-over games, he scored 9 and 7, and seven T20 matches fetched him 128 runs at an average of 21.33. Latham said the stint was not just to warm-up during the lean New Zealand winter season but to also prepare for the long run.Certainly a beneficial couple of months for me just to get used to English conditions and we have a couple of tours coming up there in the next couple of years. I certainly enjoyed my time there, but Im looking forward to what weve got coming up now.New Zealand play the first of two Tests against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo from July 28. Yeezy Boost 350 v2 Moins Cher. Halladay signed a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday that allowed the veteran right-hander to retire as a member of team with which he broke into the majors and spent the bulk of his distinguished 16-year career. Yeezy 350 v2 Citrin Pas Cher. Traditional contenders Brazil, Greece and Turkey drew the other three spots to complete the 24-team field for this summers tournament in Spain, basketball governing body FIBA announced Saturday at its meeting in Barcelona. http://www.pascheryeezy350v2.fr/fausse-yeezy-350-v2-black.html. Didier Drogba gave away the penalty that put Senegal one goal away from a major upset, but the veteran striker will get another chance -- probably his last -- at the World Cup after Salomon Kalous injury-time strike sealed the Ivorians place in Brazil next year. SAN FRANCISCO -- Joe Panik homered twice and matched his career high of four RBI to back Madison Bumgarner, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Atlanta Braves 13-3 on Sunday to win a series for only the second time since the All-Star break.Denard Span and Eduardo Nunez also homered, Brandon Crawford had three hits and Jarrett Parker drove in three runs for San Francisco.The Giants took two of three from the Braves and remained two games behind the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West.Bumgarner (13-8) allowed three runs over seven uneven innings. He struck out five and walked two.San Franciscos four-time All-Star pitched in and out of trouble most of the day but punctuated his afternoon with an emphatic fist pump after striking out pinch-hitter Jace Peterson to end the seventh.Freddie Freeman and Gordon Beckham homered for Atlanta. Ender Inciarte doubled, tripled and scored twice, but the last-place Braves have lost 13 of 18.Panik hit a solo homer in the second and added a two-run shot in the fourth. The second baseman also reached on an infield single in the sixth and had a sacrifice fly in the seventh.It was the first multihomer game of his career.Three batters after Paniks homer in the fourth, Span added his ninth of the season.All three home runs came off Braves starter Aaron Blair (0-6). Yeezy 350 v2 Noir Et Blanc. Nunez, who had three hits, homered as part of an eight-run seventh, when the Giants tripled three times and sent 14 batters to the plate.Freeman hit his 27th home run off Bumgarner in the sixth.Blair, called up from the minors to make his first start in more than two months, allowed five runs over four innings.TRAINERS ROOMBraves: RHP John Gant was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett to make room for Blair.Giants: 1B Brandon Belt was in the lineup after being a late scratch Saturday because of a stiff neck. ... OF Hunter Pence missed his third consecutive game with tightness in his right hamstring. ... Giants reliever Derek Law was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right elbow. ... Parker was called up from Triple-A Sacramento before the game.UP NEXTBraves: RHP Julio Teheran (3-9) pitches against San Diego on Tuesday in the opener of a brief, three-game homestand. Teheran is winless since June 19.Giants: RHP Johnny Cueto (14-4) faces Arizona for the fourth time this season Tuesday at AT&T Park. Cueto has two wins and a 3.86 ERA in his previous three games against the Diamondbacks. ' ' ' a mess as he was in the middle of a high-profile split from his wife, billionaire heiress Athina Onassis.Doda credits a lot of his success and that of the Brazil team to American coach George Morris, who joined in January and has been to 15 Olympic Games as rider and coach.Hes brilliant, Doda said. I know him very well. I really pushed for him to be our coach. A guy like that with all the experience, all the background he has, hes a genius, a legend. Hes the best and gives us a lot of confidence. ' ' ' 

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The Colorado Rockies will finish the season in third place in the National League West and with a chance at their best record since 2010. Elgton Jenkins Super Bowl Jersey .So who has been their MVP this year: DJ LeMahieu, Nolan Arenado, Carlos Gonzalez or Charlie Blackmon? Cast your vote in the poll below (stats entering Friday).The Rockies wrap up the regular season with a series against the Milwaukee Brewers at Coors Field this weekend. Dean Lowry Super Bowl Jersey . 1 position. The Mustangs (6-0), who beat Queens 50-31 last weekend, earned 17 first-place votes and 287 points in voting by the Football Reporters of Canada. Western was last ranked first in the country in October 2011. Dave Robinson Super Bowl Jersey . Varlamov made 33 saves and Ryan OReilly had a goal and scored in the shootout as the Avalanche beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night. http://www.shoptheofficialpackers.com/Elite-Clay-Matthews-Packers-Jersey/ . Aduriz headed home Markel Susaetas cross in the sixth minute to open the scoring at San Mames Stadium. He bettered that with a long-range blast that went in off the goal frame in the 18th, and converted a penalty in the 72nd after Diego Mainz was sent off for fouling Aduriz with only the goalkeeper to beat. RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazilian show jumper Alvaro Doda de Miranda has extra motivation to succeed at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.The Olympic Equestrian Center is on military land in Deodoro and Dodas grandfather, who served in the army, was based in the area.The house was just 50 meters from the arena here and the house is still the same, Doda said. My father grew up here and the reason that I ride is because my father was raised with horses. My grandfather wasnt cavalry but my father always loved to go to the horses, to see and to ride.So everything started here which also gives me a lot of motivation.Not that the Brazilian team needs any extra motivation.Riding in front of a passionate home crowd on Tuesday, Brazil comfortably qualified for the following days team final and every clear round was greeted with a roar by the packed arena.This is unbelievable, Doda said. Of course we have the pressure when we ride here but its a very good feeling. Its a positive pressure. You want so hard to give to the crowd a clear round, that helps a lot and gives you an extra push.Brazil, the United States, the Netherlands and Germany all qualified with no faults and will be joined by France, Canada, Sweden and Switzerland.However, defending champion Britain is out after finishing in 12th place on 13 faults. Even if an ongoing appeal is successful it would only push the team up to niinth, still outside the qualification zone. ZaDarius Smith Super Bowl Jersey. Brazil and the Netherlands will be hampered by the fact they only have three riders. Stephan de Freitas Barcha was disqualified on Tuesday, while Dutch rider Jur Vrieling was eliminated in the first qualifier on Sunday.We go with three riders but I was talking to the guys here, in Barcelona Holland won the gold medal with three riders, Doda said. Its more difficult, its not the best situation but its possible.Doda and his horse Cornetto K are a relatively new combination, having only started competing together in January.The 43-year-old Doda, who won team bronze in 1996 and 2000 on Aspen, admits the partnership has struggled at times but puts that down mainly to the fact his personal life was a mess as he was in the middle of a high-profile split from his wife, billionaire heiress Athina Onassis.Doda credits a lot of his success and that of the Brazil team to American coach George Morris, who joined in January and has been to 15 Olympic Games as rider and coach.Hes brilliant, Doda said. I know him very well. I really pushed for him to be our coach. A guy like that with all the experience, all the background he has, hes a genius, a legend. Hes the best and gives us a lot of confidence. ' ' ' 

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In the absence of the injured Roger Federer -- last seen taking the mountain air in Switzerland -- Juan Martin Del Potro might just be the most adored man in tennis. Jason Verrett Super Bowl Jersey .Though after all the affection and euphoria that Del Potros comeback appearances have been generating across three continents of late, in Europe, South America and then North America, he is possibly about to reach the limit of his global appeal with a long weekend in Glasgow, the city of Andy Murrays birth.Think of the Davis Cup semifinal between Britain and Argentina, which begins on Friday at the Emirates Arena, as the ultimate test of Del Potros new gilded status. It has often been said that you can put Federer on any court in the world, even against a local in a Davis Cup rubber, and the crowd cant bring themselves to turn on him, and perhaps Delpo, as he is known, is now in that category.Consider the noise, emotion and craziness in New York when he defeated Steve Johnson in the second round of the US Open -- its not often that someone is treated so warmly when playing, and beating, an American in America. How will it play out when he faces a Scottish opponent in Scotland, before an audience which is a good two, three times more vocal than the spectators on Wimbledons Centre Court? Perhaps, like Federer, Del Potros appeal really will transcend the tribalism of the Davis Cup.Though lets not be so foolish as to imagine that Del Potro -- a former US Open champion, and the silver medallist at the Rio Olympics -- should be expecting a Glaswegian love-in. Or a repeat of what happened in New York during his US Open quarterfinal defeat to eventual champion Stan Wawrinka when the galleries gave him a standing ovation and sung Ole, ole, ole, Delpo, Delpo.Seven years after hitting through Federer to win the 2009 US Open title, Del Potro has had another summer of euphoria. Despite his modest position in the world rankings of No. 64 as he pulls himself up the standings again -- and thats a distinct improvement on his pre-US Open status when that was a triple-digit number -- Del Potro would currently be on the top line of any worldwide popularity chart.So above even Murray, the Wimbledon and Olympic champion, with the pair expected to play singles on Friday, in what will be a rematch of the gold-medal match in Rio. Del Potro hasnt played a singles rubber in the Davis Cup for four years, though that should hardly have a bearing on the indoor hard court in Scotland. Of far greater relevance is how he has been performing at such a high level of late, including tormenting Murray in Brazil.Its going to be interesting, I think. All of the British guys are playing well, and they are the favourites to win, but this is the Davis Cup so anything can happen, Del Potro has said.Del Potros re-emergence as a force at the top of the game -- after missing so many years to wrist operations, and coming so close to quitting -- is one reason for his surging popularity. Another is his emotional nature. There isnt a more open and emotional man in tennis; its been a rarity this summer to see him without pink eyes and his head buried in a towel.Recall his reaction at Wimbledon, at what was his first Grand Slam for more than two years, when he defeated Wawrinka in the second round -- as he put it, it was a victory that made him feel alive again. Listening to comments like that, no wonder the tennis public have fallen for him,and fallen hard.That connection between Del Potro and his global followers was only strengthened by his Olympic-standard hitting and Olympic-standard emoting and hugging in Brazil, with his first-round victory over Novak Djokovic possibly the most emotional contest of any sport at the Games with both winner and loser weeping as they left the court. More tears followed when he defeated Rafael Nadal in the semifinal and again after losing a four-setter to Murray. The Olympics brought some of the happiest times of his life, he has said.And the US Open wasnt bad either, with the singing and chanting during his match against Wawrinka moving him to tears. Beloved, people said, and that wasnt over-selling him.Del Potro has the power and danger in his arm to blast a hole in Murrays and Britains Davis Cup ambitions. And yet, for all that, Glasgow might still reveal a fondness for the man. Joe Montana Super Bowl Jersey .C. -- After a listless first half, the Washington Wizards used a big third quarter run to beat the Charlotte Bobcats Bradley Beal scored 21 points and the Wizards used a 17-0 run in the third quarter to take control of what had been a close game and beat the Bobcats 97-83 on Tuesday night. Dre Greenlaw Super Bowl Jersey . Parker had 26 points and eight assists and San Antonio beat Toronto 112-99 Monday night. "We won that game because of Tony Parkers aggressiveness," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. "His juice; his aggression all night long. http://www.thesf49ersshoponline.com/Youth-Weston-Richburg-49ers-Jersey/ .com) - The women will also have a new champion at the Australian Open. MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin would like to develop some passing options to complement its running game.With Big Ten play looming, the ninth-ranked Badgers matchup on Saturday against Georgia State serves as the final nonconference tuneup for first-year starting quarterback Bart Houston and a receiving corps looking to provide balance on offense.If we continue to improve on the offensive line, and the tight ends, fullbacks, weve got a chance. If we improve on our route-running and throwing, location ... weve got a chance, coach Paul Chryst said. So I wouldnt limit this group, but weve got to get better.Wisconsin (2-0) could get an opportunity to get in some valuable work in the passing game against the Panthers this weekend at Camp Randall Stadium. Georgia State (0-2) is coming off a 48-14 loss at Air Force in Week 2.That defeat left Georgia State coach Trent Miles steaming mad this week.We were horrible, Miles said. We didnt play good football -- fundamentals and basics of blocking and tackling, kicking and throwing and catching.It probably wont get any easier on Saturday.Chryst had his team focused and prepared in Week 2 in a 54-10 win over Akron. Houston, a senior, was 15 of 22 for 231 yards with two scores. He shook off a couple questionable throws for near-picks and showed off his strong right arm.The goal is for Houston to keep developing into a threat who can make defenses think twice about stacking the box to stop top running back Corey Clement.Just opens up the defense, keep them on their toes, receiver Jazz Peavy said . You dont know whos going to be doing what.Other notes and things to watch as Wisconsin goes for a 37th straight win in a nonconference home game:CLEMENT TIME: The senior was added to the injury report on Thursday as questionable after he rolled his left ankle late in the second quarter of last weeks victory over the Zips. Chryst said Clement practiced on Monday but hadnt done much more through the week. With a trip to No. 12 Michigaan State coming up on Sept. Mike Person Super Bowl Jersey. . 24, dont be surprised if Clement sits. Sophomore Taiwan Deal and freshman Bradrick Shaw should get valuable snaps, though senior Dare Ogunbowale figures to get the start.JAZZ HANDS: Peavy had a breakout game last week with seven catches for 100 yards and two scores from Houston. Senior receiver Robert Wheelwright is off to a good start, too, with eight catches for a team-high 159 yards over his first two games. In the season-opening victory over LSU, tight end Troy Fumagalli had the big day with seven catches for 100 yards. If the receivers keep developing with Houston, the passing game will have three legitimate options for the first time in a few years.MILES FROM WISCONSIN: Georgia States head coach has some experience in Wisconsin after having served as an offensive assistant for the NFLs Green Bay Packers. At Georgia State, Miles heads a program that is just in its fourth year as an FBS school.PANTHERS D: Georgia State has experience on defense, listing six seniors and three juniors as starters. The bad news for the defense is that it has allowed 789 yards rushing and nine touchdowns on 135 carries through two games against Ball State and option-oriented Air Force. Wisconsin should be able to run the ball even without Clement.BADGERS D: The left leg injury that Natrell Jamerson suffered in the win over Akron means that the Badgers must find a new third cornerback. After starters Sojourn Shelton and Derrick Tindal, junior Lubern Figaro is the next most experienced player on the depth chart. The possibility of promising freshman Caesar Williams seeing action for the first time this year at corner disappeared after he was ruled out on Thursday with a left leg injury.---Online: AP College Football site: http://collegefootball.ap.org/---Follow Genaro Armas at: https://twitter.com/GArmasAP ' ' ' 

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In the absence of the injured Roger Federer -- last seen taking the mountain air in Switzerland -- Juan Martin Del Potro might just be the most adored man in tennis. Jason Verrett Super Bowl Jersey .Though after all the affection and euphoria that Del Potros comeback appearances have been generating across three continents of late, in Europe, South America and then North America, he is possibly about to reach the limit of his global appeal with a long weekend in Glasgow, the city of Andy Murrays birth.Think of the Davis Cup semifinal between Britain and Argentina, which begins on Friday at the Emirates Arena, as the ultimate test of Del Potros new gilded status. It has often been said that you can put Federer on any court in the world, even against a local in a Davis Cup rubber, and the crowd cant bring themselves to turn on him, and perhaps Delpo, as he is known, is now in that category.Consider the noise, emotion and craziness in New York when he defeated Steve Johnson in the second round of the US Open -- its not often that someone is treated so warmly when playing, and beating, an American in America. How will it play out when he faces a Scottish opponent in Scotland, before an audience which is a good two, three times more vocal than the spectators on Wimbledons Centre Court? Perhaps, like Federer, Del Potros appeal really will transcend the tribalism of the Davis Cup.Though lets not be so foolish as to imagine that Del Potro -- a former US Open champion, and the silver medallist at the Rio Olympics -- should be expecting a Glaswegian love-in. Or a repeat of what happened in New York during his US Open quarterfinal defeat to eventual champion Stan Wawrinka when the galleries gave him a standing ovation and sung Ole, ole, ole, Delpo, Delpo.Seven years after hitting through Federer to win the 2009 US Open title, Del Potro has had another summer of euphoria. Despite his modest position in the world rankings of No. 64 as he pulls himself up the standings again -- and thats a distinct improvement on his pre-US Open status when that was a triple-digit number -- Del Potro would currently be on the top line of any worldwide popularity chart.So above even Murray, the Wimbledon and Olympic champion, with the pair expected to play singles on Friday, in what will be a rematch of the gold-medal match in Rio. Del Potro hasnt played a singles rubber in the Davis Cup for four years, though that should hardly have a bearing on the indoor hard court in Scotland. Of far greater relevance is how he has been performing at such a high level of late, including tormenting Murray in Brazil.Its going to be interesting, I think. All of the British guys are playing well, and they are the favourites to win, but this is the Davis Cup so anything can happen, Del Potro has said.Del Potros re-emergence as a force at the top of the game -- after missing so many years to wrist operations, and coming so close to quitting -- is one reason for his surging popularity. Another is his emotional nature. There isnt a more open and emotional man in tennis; its been a rarity this summer to see him without pink eyes and his head buried in a towel.Recall his reaction at Wimbledon, at what was his first Grand Slam for more than two years, when he defeated Wawrinka in the second round -- as he put it, it was a victory that made him feel alive again. Listening to comments like that, no wonder the tennis public have fallen for him,and fallen hard.That connection between Del Potro and his global followers was only strengthened by his Olympic-standard hitting and Olympic-standard emoting and hugging in Brazil, with his first-round victory over Novak Djokovic possibly the most emotional contest of any sport at the Games with both winner and loser weeping as they left the court. More tears followed when he defeated Rafael Nadal in the semifinal and again after losing a four-setter to Murray. The Olympics brought some of the happiest times of his life, he has said.And the US Open wasnt bad either, with the singing and chanting during his match against Wawrinka moving him to tears. Beloved, people said, and that wasnt over-selling him.Del Potro has the power and danger in his arm to blast a hole in Murrays and Britains Davis Cup ambitions. And yet, for all that, Glasgow might still reveal a fondness for the man. Joe Montana Super Bowl Jersey .C. -- After a listless first half, the Washington Wizards used a big third quarter run to beat the Charlotte Bobcats Bradley Beal scored 21 points and the Wizards used a 17-0 run in the third quarter to take control of what had been a close game and beat the Bobcats 97-83 on Tuesday night. Dre Greenlaw Super Bowl Jersey . Parker had 26 points and eight assists and San Antonio beat Toronto 112-99 Monday night. "We won that game because of Tony Parkers aggressiveness," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. "His juice; his aggression all night long. http://www.thesf49ersshoponline.com/Youth-Weston-Richburg-49ers-Jersey/ .com) - The women will also have a new champion at the Australian Open. MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin would like to develop some passing options to complement its running game.With Big Ten play looming, the ninth-ranked Badgers matchup on Saturday against Georgia State serves as the final nonconference tuneup for first-year starting quarterback Bart Houston and a receiving corps looking to provide balance on offense.If we continue to improve on the offensive line, and the tight ends, fullbacks, weve got a chance. If we improve on our route-running and throwing, location ... weve got a chance, coach Paul Chryst said. So I wouldnt limit this group, but weve got to get better.Wisconsin (2-0) could get an opportunity to get in some valuable work in the passing game against the Panthers this weekend at Camp Randall Stadium. Georgia State (0-2) is coming off a 48-14 loss at Air Force in Week 2.That defeat left Georgia State coach Trent Miles steaming mad this week.We were horrible, Miles said. We didnt play good football -- fundamentals and basics of blocking and tackling, kicking and throwing and catching.It probably wont get any easier on Saturday.Chryst had his team focused and prepared in Week 2 in a 54-10 win over Akron. Houston, a senior, was 15 of 22 for 231 yards with two scores. He shook off a couple questionable throws for near-picks and showed off his strong right arm.The goal is for Houston to keep developing into a threat who can make defenses think twice about stacking the box to stop top running back Corey Clement.Just opens up the defense, keep them on their toes, receiver Jazz Peavy said . You dont know whos going to be doing what.Other notes and things to watch as Wisconsin goes for a 37th straight win in a nonconference home game:CLEMENT TIME: The senior was added to the injury report on Thursday as questionable after he rolled his left ankle late in the second quarter of last weeks victory over the Zips. Chryst said Clement practiced on Monday but hadnt done much more through the week. With a trip to No. 12 Michigaan State coming up on Sept. Mike Person Super Bowl Jersey. . 24, dont be surprised if Clement sits. Sophomore Taiwan Deal and freshman Bradrick Shaw should get valuable snaps, though senior Dare Ogunbowale figures to get the start.JAZZ HANDS: Peavy had a breakout game last week with seven catches for 100 yards and two scores from Houston. Senior receiver Robert Wheelwright is off to a good start, too, with eight catches for a team-high 159 yards over his first two games. In the season-opening victory over LSU, tight end Troy Fumagalli had the big day with seven catches for 100 yards. If the receivers keep developing with Houston, the passing game will have three legitimate options for the first time in a few years.MILES FROM WISCONSIN: Georgia States head coach has some experience in Wisconsin after having served as an offensive assistant for the NFLs Green Bay Packers. At Georgia State, Miles heads a program that is just in its fourth year as an FBS school.PANTHERS D: Georgia State has experience on defense, listing six seniors and three juniors as starters. The bad news for the defense is that it has allowed 789 yards rushing and nine touchdowns on 135 carries through two games against Ball State and option-oriented Air Force. Wisconsin should be able to run the ball even without Clement.BADGERS D: The left leg injury that Natrell Jamerson suffered in the win over Akron means that the Badgers must find a new third cornerback. After starters Sojourn Shelton and Derrick Tindal, junior Lubern Figaro is the next most experienced player on the depth chart. The possibility of promising freshman Caesar Williams seeing action for the first time this year at corner disappeared after he was ruled out on Thursday with a left leg injury.---Online: AP College Football site: http://collegefootball.ap.org/---Follow Genaro Armas at: https://twitter.com/GArmasAP ' ' ' 

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The Colorado Rockies will finish the season in third place in the National League West and with a chance at their best record since 2010. Elgton Jenkins Super Bowl Jersey .So who has been their MVP this year: DJ LeMahieu, Nolan Arenado, Carlos Gonzalez or Charlie Blackmon? Cast your vote in the poll below (stats entering Friday).The Rockies wrap up the regular season with a series against the Milwaukee Brewers at Coors Field this weekend. Dean Lowry Super Bowl Jersey . 1 position. The Mustangs (6-0), who beat Queens 50-31 last weekend, earned 17 first-place votes and 287 points in voting by the Football Reporters of Canada. Western was last ranked first in the country in October 2011. Dave Robinson Super Bowl Jersey . Varlamov made 33 saves and Ryan OReilly had a goal and scored in the shootout as the Avalanche beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night. http://www.shoptheofficialpackers.com/Elite-Clay-Matthews-Packers-Jersey/ . Aduriz headed home Markel Susaetas cross in the sixth minute to open the scoring at San Mames Stadium. He bettered that with a long-range blast that went in off the goal frame in the 18th, and converted a penalty in the 72nd after Diego Mainz was sent off for fouling Aduriz with only the goalkeeper to beat. RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazilian show jumper Alvaro Doda de Miranda has extra motivation to succeed at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.The Olympic Equestrian Center is on military land in Deodoro and Dodas grandfather, who served in the army, was based in the area.The house was just 50 meters from the arena here and the house is still the same, Doda said. My father grew up here and the reason that I ride is because my father was raised with horses. My grandfather wasnt cavalry but my father always loved to go to the horses, to see and to ride.So everything started here which also gives me a lot of motivation.Not that the Brazilian team needs any extra motivation.Riding in front of a passionate home crowd on Tuesday, Brazil comfortably qualified for the following days team final and every clear round was greeted with a roar by the packed arena.This is unbelievable, Doda said. Of course we have the pressure when we ride here but its a very good feeling. Its a positive pressure. You want so hard to give to the crowd a clear round, that helps a lot and gives you an extra push.Brazil, the United States, the Netherlands and Germany all qualified with no faults and will be joined by France, Canada, Sweden and Switzerland.However, defending champion Britain is out after finishing in 12th place on 13 faults. Even if an ongoing appeal is successful it would only push the team up to niinth, still outside the qualification zone. ZaDarius Smith Super Bowl Jersey. Brazil and the Netherlands will be hampered by the fact they only have three riders. Stephan de Freitas Barcha was disqualified on Tuesday, while Dutch rider Jur Vrieling was eliminated in the first qualifier on Sunday.We go with three riders but I was talking to the guys here, in Barcelona Holland won the gold medal with three riders, Doda said. Its more difficult, its not the best situation but its possible.Doda and his horse Cornetto K are a relatively new combination, having only started competing together in January.The 43-year-old Doda, who won team bronze in 1996 and 2000 on Aspen, admits the partnership has struggled at times but puts that down mainly to the fact his personal life was a mess as he was in the middle of a high-profile split from his wife, billionaire heiress Athina Onassis.Doda credits a lot of his success and that of the Brazil team to American coach George Morris, who joined in January and has been to 15 Olympic Games as rider and coach.Hes brilliant, Doda said. I know him very well. I really pushed for him to be our coach. A guy like that with all the experience, all the background he has, hes a genius, a legend. Hes the best and gives us a lot of confidence. ' ' ' notes The Canucks were the last of the NHLs 30 teams to open the regular season, while the Flames opened with losses to Edmonton in a home-and-home set. ... Calgary gave up 12 goals in the two losses to Edmonton after allowing a league-high 260 last season.UP NEXTFlames: At Buffalo on Tuesday night.Canucks: Host Carolina on Sunday night in the second game of their season-opening four-game homestand. ' ' ' 
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