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CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Brandon Phillips grabbed the bouncing ball with his bare hand, tagged second base with his left knee as he fell and threw to first to complete a double play that immediately drew raves. Cheap Adidas Shoes From Uk . Might have saved the game, too. Phillips homered and made the spectacular play to protect the lead in the seventh inning Friday night, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. He drove in a pair of runs with a single and a homer, but it was that unusual play on Ryan Brauns hard-to-handle grounder up the middle with two runners aboard in the seventh that had everyone talking -- and the Brewers talking to themselves. "Phillips -- weve seen him make some great plays," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said. "I didnt think Braun was going to hit into a double play, and Phillips makes another highlight play." Phillips had an RBI single off Yovani Gallardo (3-2) and added a solo homer in the seventh after making a saving play in the top of the inning on Brauns grounder. "I made a nice play, I dont know how," Phillips said. "I gambled on it. I took a chance on making it without my glove, and I made the play. "I practice the short hops, but Ive never had a bag to worry about. Ive touched the bag with my knees plenty of times." This time, he may have changed the outcome of a game with one knee. "Thats the best double play Ive seen from a second baseman," manager Dusty Baker said. "That was a game-saver, too. If he doesnt turn it, we could be in trouble. They had some dangerous guys coming up." The Reds won for the fifth time in seven games. Cincinnati is 14-6 at Great American Ball Park, the most home wins in the majors and its best start at home since the Reds went 15-5 in 1994. Milwaukee got solo homers from Jean Segura and Braun, but lost for the seventh time in eight games. Alfredo Simon (3-1) threw two innings in relief of rookie left-hander Tony Cingrani. Aroldis Chapman gave up a run on a wild pitch in the ninth while getting his eighth save in as many chances. Carlos Gomez went 0 for 4 and grounded into a double play, ending his hitting streak at a career-best 14 games. Neither Gallardo nor Cingrani lasted more than four innings on a wet night, testing both bullpens depth. Both were stingy, but Cincinnatis had a one-run lead to hold. Reds relievers allowed three hits and four walks in five innings. The Brewers gave up eight hits and nine walks. The Reds pulled ahead 2-0 in the third on Phillips two-out RBI single and Jay Bruces double off the glove of Norichika Aoki in right field. Bruce improved to .419 against Gallardo. Zack Cozarts RBI single in the fourth put the Reds up 3-2. Gallardo gave up five hits and five walks in his four innings, throwing 100 pitches. "Normally I try to take something positive out of every one I have, but theres nothing to take out of this one," Gallardo said. Cingrani has relied on his fastball to retire batters, getting a lot of strikeouts while piling up high pitch counts. Hes also given up a lot of homers -- six in five starts, tied with Bronson Arroyo for the team lead. Segura led off the fourth with a homer that barely eluded the top of Bruces glove in right field and bounced off the top of the wall before continuing into the stands. Braun also homered to right field on the next pitch, giving him eight overall and a season-high 11-game hitting streak. Cingrani lasted only four innings, giving up five hits and two walks while throwing 85 pitches. It was the third time in the Reds last four games that their starter lasted five innings or less. The Reds activated catcher Ryan Hanigan off the disabled list before the series opener. Hanigan, the Reds best defensive catcher, had been sidelined since April 21 by a strained left oblique. Hanigan had a pair of singles and made a diving catch behind the plate on Seguras sacrifice bunt attempt. NOTES: Steady rain fell through the early innings. .... The Reds designated C Corky Miller for assignment, opening a roster spot. ... OF Chris Heisey is expected to start a rehab assignment soon. Hes been sidelined since April 29 by a pulled right hamstring. ... Cingrani picked Aoki off first base in the third inning. Aoki reached in all five plate appearances. ... RH Hiram Burgos (1-0) starts Saturday against the Reds, who go with Mat Latos (3-0). Cheap Adidas Shoes Free Shipping . In the response filed Wednesday to the complaint by 30-year-old Alexander Bradley, attorneys say the former University of Florida player is invoking his Fifth Amendment right that protects people from incriminating themselves. Wholesale Adidas Shoes Uk . 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LOS ANGELES -- All it took was three Pac-12 titles in four years for Stanford to finally get the nod in the preseason media poll.It marked a first for the Cardinal in the 56-year history of the poll, having previously never been slotted higher than second in the Pac-12 North in the five seasons since adding divisional play and a title game, a span that coincides with head coach David Shaws tenure.The newfound admiration is taking a little getting used to.It truly shows that you have no idea what you are doing, Shaw jokingly told reporters Friday.It feels strange, defensive lineman Solomon Thomas said. Were thankful for that, but were just going to keep our head down and have that tunnel vision.After years of finding reasons not to vote Stanford in the top spot ranging from the departure of head coach Jim Harbaugh to the exit of quarterback Andrew Luck, the Cardinal seemingly have earned the benefit of the doubt despite losing four-year starting quarterback Kevin Hogan, three dominant offensive linemen and stalwart inside linebacker Blake Martinez. Shaw pointed to the back of the ballroom on the fifth floor of the Hollywood and Highland complex, where running back Christian McCaffrey was holding court, as the reason for that confidence.Its a sign of respect and I think it has a lot to do with the guy in the back left corner of the building there, but once we start practicing and playing games, all of that goes away, Shaw said.McCaffrey was the undisputed star of the otherwise sleepy Pac-12 media days, with last seasons Heisman Trophy runner-up detailing everything from his encounter with pro wrestler Ric Flair at the ESPY Awards earlier in the week -- I just shook his hand. I didnt whoo. I couldnt get it out. -- to his pet potbellied pig named Tarance.He died of obesity, McCaffrey said.McCaffrey shredded Iowa for a Rose Bowl-record 368 all-purpose yards in Stanfords dominating 45-16 win, finishing his sophomore season with 2,019 yards rushing. Discount Adidas Shoes Uk. Shaw expects opposing defenses to focus on McCaffrey, especially as redshirt senior Ryan Burns or redshirt junior Keller Chryst settles in at quarterback, but believes the presence of other returning skill position players could allow him to surpass his record-setting season.Thats why you have a great team, Shaw said. Having all those guys around him with experience, with playing ability . helps Christian be what Christian can be and maybe make him even more dangerous knowing that he has more dangerous guys around him.And while the Pac-12 negotiated for earlier television broadcast windows to avoid the stretch of late-night games Stanford had to play last season, McCaffrey had no interest in the idea that Heisman voters right actually see him play rather than just looking at highlights and box scores.As far as exposure goes, I could care less, McCaffrey said. Whether I have the greatest season ever and everybody sees it or I have the worst season ever and no one sees it, if Im playing football thatll bring me peace and thats where I am happy.That mentality of never being satisfied has been a constant during Stanfords football renaissance. McCaffrey said the underdog attitude that permeated the locker room and caught his eye as a recruit is still there, even coming off a conference championship and the expectations of winning another.Nothings changed, McCaffrey said.Maintaining such commitment might allow Stanford to avoid continuing the dubious history of the preseason media poll. Only two of the previous nine selections actually won the Pac-12 that season. ' ' ' 
Englands Jack Nowell is set to play his first rugby of the season after being named on Exeters bench for Fridays match at Northampton Saints while George Kruis returns for Saracens. Cheap Tigers Jerseys .Nowell, who has 18 Test caps, has been sidelined with a thumb injury but makes a timely return to action with England naming their Elite Player Squad on Friday ahead of the autumn Tests.Ollie Devoto is back in Exeters starting XV with Luke Cowan-Dickie and England hopeful Sam Hill dropping to the bench with the Chiefs making a total of five changes.Northampton hand Calum Clark a start after he recovered from his shoulder injury while Saracens have England lock Kruis back for the first time this season but Alex Goode, Owen Farrell and Schalk Brits miss out through injury.Owen Farrell has a back problem, which were continuing to monitor. Its really a day-by-day thing with Owen at the moment -- its a bit of an open-ended injury which is always frustrating for the player and the club, but we wont risk him, Saracens boss Mark McCall said.Alex [Goode] and Schalk [Brits] picked up a knocks against Harlequins and they were both touch and go for tomorrow evening, but we have a long season ahead and they both miss out on this occasion.Sean Maitland has a knee injury and he is nearing return, whilst other guys such as Will Fraser (hip), Duncan Taylor (ankle) and Tim Streather (leg) are a bit further away from a return to action and well manage their return to play accordingly. Cheap MLB Jerseys Authentic . A forerunning sled crashed into the worker Thursday at the Sanki Sliding Center. The unidentified worker broke both legs and was airlifted to a nearby hospital. Cheap Tigers Jerseys Authentic ., and Rudi Swiegers of Kipling, Sask., took sixth spot on Saturday in pairs at the NHK Trophy ISU Grand Prix figure skating competition. http://www.cheaptigersjerseys.com/ . McCarthy, a player who played some games in the second tier for Wigan at the start of this season, would go on to shine inside Evertons midfield, outplaying the man he was brought in to replace, on one of the grandest stages in English football. On Saturday, it was fitting that Manchester Uniteds most recent dagger into the chest was delivered by Frenchman Yohan Cabaye, a wonderfully gifted central midfielder who put on an outstanding effort for Newcastle at Old Trafford. The college football season is in full swing. Here are the lines for Week 12 games, courtesy of the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.Games involving ranked teams in?bold.TuesdayKent St. (-3) at Bowling GreenOhio (-1) at Central MichiganWednesdayBall St. at Toledo (-20.5)Northern Illinois (-3) at Eastern MichiganThursdayLouisville at Houston (No line)Arkansas St. at Troy (-9.5)FridayMemphis (-7.5) at CincinnatiUNLV at Boise St. (-28.5)SaturdayUConn at Boston College (-7)La. Monroe at Appalachian St. (-26)UTEP at Rice (-1.5)Miami (FL) (-3) at NC StateTexas Tech (-3) at Iowa St.Iowa (-10) at IllinoisNorthwestern (-1) at MinnesotaWisconsin (-27.5) at PurdueDuke at Pittsburgh (-7.5)Texas San Antonio at Texas A&M (-27)Maryland at Nebraska (-15)Oklahoma (-3) at West VirginiaMiddle Tennessee St. (-3.5) at CharlotteUMass at BYU (-30.5)La. Lafayette at Georgia (-22.5)San Diego St. (-7.5) at WyomingNew Mexico at Colorado St. (-4.5)Indiana at Michigan (No line)Virginia Tech at Notre Dame (-1)KKansas St. Cheap Detroit Tigers Jerseys. (-2.5) at BaylorVirginia at Georgia Tech (-10.5)Florida St. (-21) at SyracuseOle Miss (-10) at VanderbiltTexas St. at New Mexico St. (-9.5)Arizona at Oregon St. (-6.5)Arizona St. at Washington (-27)Washington St. at Colorado (-4)Stanford (-11) at CalSouthern Miss at North Texas (No line)Old Dominion (-8.5) at Florida AtlanticBuffalo at Western Michigan (-34.5)Marshall (-2.5) at Florida InternationalArkansas at Mississippi St. (-1)Hawaii (-2.5) at Fresno StSouth Florida (-13) at SMUTulsa (-1.5) at Central FloridaTemple (-15.5) at TulaneOhio St. (-21.5) at Michigan St.Texas (-23.5) at KansasClemson (-21.5) at Wake ForestMissouri at Tennessee (-16)Georgia Southern (-2.5) at Georgia St.USC (-11.5) at UCLAOklahoma St. at TCU (-4)Penn St. (-27.5) at RutgersOregon at Utah (-12.5)Air Force (-10) at San Jose St.Utah St. (-6) at Nevada ' ' ' 
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins flexed some muscle for their first three-game sweep of the season. Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Online . The Chicago White Sox were easily overpowered in this lopsided series. Brian Doziers two-run homer was one of a career-high four long balls hit off John Danks, and the Twins beat the White Sox 8-4 on Thursday. "It always helps a lot when youve got everybody hitting in the lineup," said Dozier, who homered for the third time in his last four games. "Hopefully that wont let up, and we can continue the hot bats and the pitching and defence." Oswaldo Arcia went deep in the second inning ahead of Dozier. Clete Thomas and Eduardo Escobar hit back-to-back shots in the fourth, sending the White Sox to their seventh defeat in the last eight games. They fell to a league-worst 13-28 on the road and 5-13 in June. "The game is hard enough when youre not playing well," White Sox manager Robin Ventura said. "When youre not playing well, you can see all the warts." Danks (1-4) lasted only five innings, giving up 12 hits and six runs. Paul Konerko and Adam Dunn hit consecutive home runs against Scott Diamond (5-6) in the sixth inning, but that wasnt nearly enough. The six combined homers on this humid, breezy afternoon matched a record at Target Field, which opened in 2010. The Twins last swept the White Sox in a three-game series Sept. 14-16, 2010, in Chicago. Theyd never done it here before. "Youre only as good as your last game, but theres a confidence level," Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said. The White Sox dropped to 29-41, the first time theyve been 12 games under .500 since the last day of the 2007 season, when they finished 72-90. That was the only year in the history of the AL Central, which was created in 1994, the White Sox have finished in fourth place. Theyve never finished last in the Central, but theyre well on their way this summer, with starting pitching joining this week the list of problems topped by fielding and scoring. "We truly feel like were way too good to be playing like this," Danks said. "We feel were just as talented as any team in the league." The signs of struggle were everywhere. Alejandro De Azas drag bunt attempt in the fifth inning sailed about 20 feet in the air all the way to Dozier for an easy catch at second base. Then in the sixth, shortstop Alexei Ramirez let a soft two-out grounder get through his legs for an error. Two batters later, Justin Morneaus two-run single with the bases loaded stretched the lead to 8-4. Danks, whose season started late because of surgery last summer on his left shoulder, fell to 0-4 in his four road starts with a 7.29 ERA. Nine of the 10 home runs hes allowed have been on the road. "Home runs are exciting, but as long as were putting them on the board youve got to be happy," Diamond said. Quipped Gardenhire: "As long as theyre ours being hit into the seats, thats OK." Diamond won for only the second time in his last eight starts, with only one completion of six innings in that span. This turn, he lasted 5 1-3 innings with seven hits and four runs allowed. One of those was unearned, due to a throwing error by third baseman Trevor Plouffe in the fourth. Reliever Jesse Crain has been one bright spot for the White Sox, at least. The former Twins right-hander set Chicagos franchise record with his 28th consecutive scoreless appearance, passing J.J. Putzs mark from 2010. Crain, who has 37 strikeouts in 28 innings during the streak, has allowed only two runs all season, most recently on April 12. NOTES: The six victories (out of nine) were the most on a homestand by the Twins since winning six of 12 here on from July 14-24, 2011. ... Ventura expressed encouragement about RHP Jake Peavys first real exercise -- riding the stationary bike -- since he broke a rib two weeks. Peavy is expected to miss another two to four weeks. ... Twins CF Aaron Hicks (strained left hamstring) is on track to begin a rehab assignment next week. Backup OF Wilkin Ramirez (post-concussion symptoms) started one on Thursday with Class A Fort Myers. ... The Twins play three games at Cleveland beginning on Friday. RHP Samuel Deduno (3-1, 3.26 ERA) will pitch the opener, with LHP Scott Kazmir (3-4, 5.89 ERA) starting for the Indians. ... The White Sox start a three-game series in Kansas City on Friday by sending LHP Hector Santiago (2-5, 3.30 ERA) to the mound at Kauffman Stadium. RHP Jeremy Guthrie (7-4, 3.72 ERA) will pitch for the Royals. China NFL Jerseys . The Swede became the first golfer to win the PGA Tours FedEx Cup and European Tours Race to Dubai in the same season. "It is still taking a little time to sink in what Ive achieved this week as was the case when I won the FedEx Cup but then it just kept getting better and better as the days went on and I am sure this will be the same," he said. 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Graeme Souness fears Manchester City will fall out of the title race after it was confirmed manager Manuel Pellegrini is leaving this summer. Cheap Toronto Blue Jays Jerseys . Pellegrini announced last Monday that he would depart at the end of the season, with Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola named as his replacement - and then on Saturday City lost a vital top-of-the-table clash to Leicester.Pellegrinis side have dropped to fourth place - six points off the leaders - following the weekend fixtures and Souness says the managerial situation will have an impact on results. He told Sky Sports: Announcing that the manager is going at the start of February isnt a good thing. It cant be a good thing.It wouldnt surprise me if City fall away now. The speculation was there and has been there for years - poor Pellegrini has lived with it for a couple of years. The Times Oliver Kay thinks Manchester Citys announcement was right There will be elements in that dressing room that cant be happy because theyre not playing all the time, so for him to go... theyll be rejoicing in that, quietly.That will have an influence. Its not a healthy situation and its just not something we are used to in this country.Manchester City were comfortably beaten 3-1 by Leicester on Saturday with Pellegrini insisting he was unhappy with the performance. Manuel Pellegrini will leave City in the summer And Souness says thats an indication of a lack of passion among the players.He added: They were playing against a team that were their biggest rivals. If they defeat them on Saturday they were [level on points with them].It wasnt any team they were playing, it was Leicester and if they are going to win it they know they have to do the business on that day. They went in there without any passion or any fight. I think thats disturbing. Graeme Souness They went in there without any passion or any fight. I think thats disturbing. On no level can the management situation have helped on any level on Saturday.However, City are still involved in four competitions this season and fellow Sky Sports pundit Thierry Henry says they can look at the example of Bayern Munich, who won the German League, the German Cup and the Champions League in 2013, despite knowing Jupp Heynckes was leaving.Henry said: We knew he was going to retire and Pep was going to take the job - and they went on to win the treble. Different circumstances because they were already on [a good] run, but I think you have a job to do whoever is going to come or not come next year.You need to perform and the way they played against Leicester wasnt the type of performance you want to see. Also See: Pellegrini: No excuses Man City 1-3 Leicester Wholesale Blue Jays Jerseys . 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(STATS) -- Retiring Villanova coach Andy Talley is pleased to know his legacy has as much to do with his work off the field as it does on it.Talley is a driving force with the Be The Match national bone marrow registry drive and his foundation has partnered with over 50 other schools to register more than 61,000 potential donors, leading to over 260 transplants since 2008.The 73-year-old will continue to champion the cause in coaching retirement, but Talley also wants to keep this 32nd and final season at Villanova going beyond Saturdays CAA Football game at Delaware -- the 50th renewal of the rivalry.A win would lift Villanova to 8-3 and surely clinch a 12th FCS playoff appearance for Talley. A loss would be the Wildcats second straight and third in five games and, at 7-4, could keep them from gaining an at-large bid.The Wildcats face a Delaware squad that is 4-6 and finishing a second straight losing season, but the Blue Hens are 2-2 and playing better since coach Dave Brock was fired on Oct. 16 and co-defensive coordinator Dennis Dobbin-Carter took over on an interim basis.We just have to move on quickly because Delaware is waiting and its an incredibly important game, Talley said. Cheap Blue Jays Jerseys Authentic. They played hard for Dave and theyre playing hard for Dennis as well. I think the Delaware kids are football kids, they come to play. Im impressed with them, theyre giving everybody a run. I feel like right now theyre as good as just about anyone weve played. Especially in the situation that were in where we have to win this game to be a playoff team.Talley is 228-136-1 (.626) at Villanova, including a CAA-record 142 wins in conference games. His biggest win, though, was a 23-21 victory over Montana in the 2009 FCS championship game.Including his five seasons at Division III St. Lawrence, he is 256-154-2 (.624) overall.Longtime Villanova assistant Mark Ferrante, who has been with Talley for three decades, will become the Wildcats head coach following the 2016 season. Talley will stay at the suburban Philadelphia university through 2017 in an administrative role, serving as special assistant to athletic director Mark Jackson. ' ' ' 
PROVIDENCE, R. Cheap Jerseys For NFL .I. -- Steven Spieth had a career-high 27 points and nine assists, and grabbed 10 rebounds as Brown bounced back from a season-opening loss to beat Niagara 88-79 on Sunday.The Bears shot 35 of 45 from the line for 78 percent, with Spieth going 19 of 22. Obi Okolie scored 15 points and Joshua Howard added 14 for Brown (1-1). Tavon Blackmon had 13 points and made 7 of 10 free throws.Kahlil Dukes had 16 points to lead Niagara (0-2).The Bears took the lead for good at the 11-minute mark of the first half. Niagara stayed within single digits and pulled to 64-60 with about nine minutes left, but did not get closer. Brown used a 17-10 spurt to make it 81-70 with three minutes left. Travis Fuller scored eight of his 10 points during the stretch. Wholesale Nike Jerseys . With their top three point guards and Kobe Bryant all sidelined by injury, the Lakers signed Marshall out of the D-League on Friday before their home game against Minnesota. Discount Nike NFL Jerseys . Kyle Denbrook, a soccer player from Saint Marys University, took the CIS male athlete of the week honour. Stanley, a fourth-year business administration student from Charlottetown, scored both goals in a 2-0 win over Dalhousie on Friday and tallied again in a 1-0 win over Saint Marys on Sunday. http://www.discountjerseysnfl.com/ .Y. -- Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo had little trouble picking up his first shutout of the season against a Buffalo Sabres team thats having trouble scoring goals.The original ownership group of the Columbus Crew wasnt looking to sell. Instead, Hunt Sports Group was seeking a local investor to purchase a minority share in the MLS franchise. Once businessman Anthony Precourt began to learn more about the club, though, it was only a matter of time before he could convince Hunt Sports Group to sell the entire franchise. The deal was announced on Tuesday, the day before the leagues annual All-Star game. Precourt Sports Ventures LLC will take over operating rights to the franchise from the company run by Clark Hunt, whose late father Lamar Hunt helped establish the league nearly 20 years ago. "We have all the resources we need to make the Crew increasingly relevant locally and nationally, stronger financially and more competitive on the field," Precourt said. "Im going to take this job extremely seriously. It has really consumed me, and trust me, Ive had many sleepless nights over the past few months, thinking about and dreaming about our future together." The Crew, which won the MLS Cup in 2008, was one of the charter members of the league, and Hunt called it a "bittersweet" day for his family and company. But he also made it clear that Hunt Sports Group will remain active in MLS through its ownership of FC Dallas. "We were initially very taken back by his interest," Hunt said, "but after we got to know Anthony, we concluded that he was the right guy to lead the Columbus Crew." During the early days of Major League Soccer, every team was owned by just a few different groups. But over the years, those teams have slowly taken on more local ownership -- Hunt Sports Group sold the franchise in Kansas City in 2006 -- in an attempt to diversify the league. MLS Commissioner Don Garber said following the dedication of futsal courts in Kansas City, Kan., on Tuesday that the sale of the represented a "great development" for the league. "Its been a long time from our days when we had three owners," Garber said, "and now were soon to have 20 teams and with the exception of the 50 per cent ownership that Phil Anschutz has in Houston, we have one team and one owner, and thats been a goal of this league since 2002." The Crew, the only MLS club in Ohio, has experienced plenty of success since its founding. Along with capturing its first MLS Cuup five years ago, it also won the U. Cheap Authentic Jerseys. S. Open Cup in 2002 and the Supporters Shield for the leagues best regular-season record on three occasions. The club was also groundbreaking in that it opened the first stadium built specifically for an MLS team in 1999. The facility has been used by the U.S. national team for several competitions, and has served as a blueprint for other soccer-specific stadiums across the league. Garber said that Precourt, whose Precourt Capital Management provides investment management services and private equity investing in the energy sector, began to express interest in expanding into the sports and entertainment realm more than a year ago. Precourt was drawn to MLS, and began discussions with Hunt about four months ago on purchasing part of the Columbus franchise. Over time, Precourt became more enamoured of the league. "We werent pressuring them to sell the team," Garber said, "but as discussions proceeded and Anthony got more involved in MLS and did his due diligence, he said, Hey, I want to own all this team, and he was able to convince the Hunt family to sell him 100 per cent interest in the club." Precourt said that while Columbus is "a very healthy franchise," he has plenty of plans to make it even stronger. The club has close to 7,000 season ticketholders and would like to reach 10,000 in the near future. The new ownership will discuss naming rights options, and that hell look at the Crew brand to see if there are ways to make it more exciting. "Ill tell you that were going to be thoughtful and thorough about the decisions we make," Precourt said. "Were not going to make knee-jerk reactions. Our intent is to come in and have it be status quo here for a while and just assess the situation -- learn, ask a lot of questions, and by season end, well start to build our business plan for the following year." Precourt said that while he lives in Northern California, he plans to establish a second home in Ohio and made a promise to Crew fans that he will "by no means be an absentee owner." "This club, and any sports franchise for that matter, should be a sacred community asset. That is how were going to treat the Crew," he said. "Our goal will be to take the Crew to be one of the standard bearers in the league." ' ' '  
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"Theres no place like home" -- Dorothy, The Wizard of Oz. Wholesale NFL Jerseys China . The road to the 2012 Grey Cup was not comprised of yellow brick. There were no lions, scarecrows or even tin woodsmen along for the journey. The final ingredient that provided the Toronto Argonauts with enough extra courage and heart to win the championship may have come from what the memorable quartet from movie lore was searching for all along - home. Eleven players on last years championship squad hailed from the Greater Toronto Area, a total of 15 called Southern Ontario home. While some of those players, most notably Ricky Foley, have left for various reasons, four new players on this years active roster are from the GTA. Jonathan Hood and Jermaine Reid are CFL veterans who have found their way into double-blue uniforms, while Shane Herbert and Jermaine Gabriel have the opportunity to take their first pro football snaps in front of family, friends and hometown crowds. Gabriel is a native of Scarborough, in the citys east end. He played in the fall at Cedarbrae Collegiate, while his summers were spent starring with the Toronto Thunder of the Ontario Varsity Football League. He also spent some time coaching at Lester B. Pearson Collegiate. The rookie defensive back is arriving just as his favourite player, long-time defensive star Jordan Younger, is leaving after announcing his retirement on the eve of training camp. Gabriel says that the two have crossed paths in the past. "I used to sit all the way up in the nosebleeds and watch the games growing up as a child,” Gabriel said. “I always used to watch the defensive backs, I watched Younger. I met him at e-camp, he was giving me a couple of pointers when we were doing the drills; it was pretty cool." Meeting your idol is one thing, but lacing up the cleats with your favourite CFL team blows that off the charts. "Its unbelievable, the love I get from everybody. Everyone is always checking up on me asking how Im doing and hows the team doing” Gabriel continued. “I feel like ever since I became an Argo everyone is like, Im going to buy an Argos hat, Im going to buy an Argos jersey and come out to all the games. Ive got a bunch of friends with season tickets now, so its been an unbelievable experience." Gabriels fellow freshman has been through the pro experience before, but like the heroine from the movie, things turned out to be a bad dream. Herbert is also from the east side of Toronto, hailing from Ajax. He played at Pickering High School and for the Pickering Dolphins and Oshawa Hawkeyes before heading to Wilfrid Laurier University, where he was a member of the Golden Hawks. He was signed as a free agent by the boatmen in 2011, but didnt make it through camp before being released. He looks like a completely different player this season. "For the past year Ive been working hard on my speed and strength,” Herbert said. “Jim (General Manager Barker) knows the potential I had and when he saw me at the workout I know I impressed him through my off-season training and my hard work and effort. I was fortunate to get invited back and Im just taking it step by step, day by day." At 61" and 190 pounds, the defensive back has the body type and attitude that Argos defensive coordinator Chris Jones loves. In turn, Herbert loves playing in the system that the DC employs. "Im a more in your face DB. Ive got long arms, Im a more rangy guy so its easier for me to get up in someones face and press a receiver and thats what Chris Jones loves. He loves the taller defenders that dont mind getting physical so I feel like I fit this defence quite well." Herberts favourite player as a kid was Damon Allen and he understands the unique opportunity to wear the same jersey as his idol. "Its an honour actually to play for your home team and to have your family and friends come out to the games and support you." Hood comes over from Hamilton after three seasons in black and gold. He appreciates the colour change and is thrilled to be donning the double blue. "It feels awesome. When I was growing up thats all we saw, we saw the Argos practices, we saw Pinball Clemons and everyone. Its amazing, we used to look up to those guys and now Im that guy, it feels great." The man who lit up stadiums wearing number 31 was idolized by just about everyone who saw him play, but what was it about Clemons that drew the native of Mississauga, west of Toronto, to the running backs style? "He was exciting to watch. He always brought energy,” Hood said. “It didnt matter that he was a smaller guy, it didnt matter who he was up against, he was just go, go, go and he made the best of everything and he won a lot of championships and he had lots of success." Hood graduated from Father Michael Goetz Secondary School and also played for the Etobicoke Eagles before heading to a CIS career at both St. Francis Xavier and Western Ontario. Hes certain that playing at home will be good for a jolt of adrenaline every game. "I definitely think so because you have a lot of family and friends that get more involved in the league,” Hood continued. “Even when I was playing in Hamilton it was close, but not everyone got involved. Now that Im in Toronto everyone is coming to the games. I have to make sure 50 people get tickets, its crazy. So it gives you that boost knowing that the support is there. Support is huge and it just gets you fired up to go and play your best." The other veteran is Reid, who suited up for Hamilton and Edmonton before heading home. His six years of pro football may be a bit of a surprise, seeing as he never played any amateur football aside from at St. Marys Catholic Secondary School in Pickering. He may have come to the game late, but it was certainly a case of love at first contact. "It was probably after the first hit. It was an inside run drill. I just shed a block and I leveled the running back and that was it, it got me." He was good enough at St. Marys to head to the University of Akron, where he played for four seasons. Now hes heading home. Reid had heard his name mentioned in trade rumours and was ecstatic to find out he was on his way back to where it all began. "It was amazing, Im going home, my family gets to see me. It was a good feeling, I was just thrilled when I heard the news." But is there an added burden that comes with playing at home? "Besides trying to round up 16 tickets a game its really not that much pressure,” said Reid. “Everything outside of the lines is washed away as soon as you cross those lines every game day, so I try not to think of any of that, I just put all that to the back of my mind and just think about the game." 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DURHAM, N.C. -- Virginia has much less in the playbook -- and is doing so much more.With a defensive game plan that first-year coach Bronco Mendenhall called the simplest plan we had yet, the Cavaliers intercepted five passes and forced six turnovers in a 34-20 victory over Duke on Saturday.The five interceptions tied the program record, last accomplished against Miami in 2010.The execution, it matches the current level of our players understanding of the playbook, Mendenhall said. Im still getting to learn them. Theyre still getting to know me.Kurt Benkert threw for 336 yards and three touchdowns, finishing 23 of 41 with touchdowns covering 28 yards to David Eldridge, 12 yards to Olamide Zaccheaus and 3 yards to Richard Burney.Albert Reid also had a short TD run to help the Cavaliers (2-3, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) snap their 17-game road losing streak.The execution appears, I think, to all of us to be improving, and the culture as we all know, was the emphasis to begin, Mendenhall said. Its starting. ... But its fun to see the players happy. Its fun to see the players see that its coming.Joseph Ajeigbes 4-yard touchdown run with 11:34 left pulled Duke to 27-20, and the Blue Devils had the ball inside Virginia territory twice after that but were stopped on downs both times.Daniel Jones threw five interceptions for Duke (2-3, 0-2), and fumbled in his own end zone with 4:24 left after a hard hit from Jordan Mack. Eli Hamback recovered for the touchdown that put the Cavaliers back up by two touchdowns.THE TAKEAWAYVirginia: These Cavaliers looked nothing like the crew that was routed by Richmond in the opener, made Mendenhall a winner in his first ACC game and earned their first road win since a 2012 rout at North Carolina State.Richmond doesnt even feel like this year, Mendenhall said.This time, they did it with defense. After failing to force a turnover in its first two games, Virginia now has nine takeaways in the last three weeks. Juan Thornhill and Bryce Hall had two interceptions apiece.Duke: The Blue Devils pretty much squandered whatever goodwill thhey generated by beating Notre Dame last week, largely because they couldnt take care of the ball. China NFL Jerseys. Jones, who threw three interceptions in his first four games, surpassed that total by throwing four of them in 20 minutes of the first half.Coach David Cutcliffe bristled at a reporter who asked if hed considered replacing Jones with backup Parker Boehme, saying that if I would have considered it, I would have done it, OK?With this loss, its fair to wonder if Duke -- which still faces road games at No. 3 Louisville, No. 14 Miami and Pittsburgh -- will find the four more wins it needs to qualify for its fifth straight bowl game.PLAY OF THE DAYDuke trailed by a touchdown with 98 yards to go and less than 5 minutes to play. It set up a possible Joe Montana-type moment for Jones, who was looking to atone for the four interceptions hed thrown at that point. Scanning to his left for a receiver, he never saw Mack flying in from the right side. Mack leveled him and knocked the ball free, and Hamback pounced on it for the touchdown that sealed it, and Jones threw his fifth interception on the Duke possession that followed.STAT LINEBenkert has thrown for 757 yards and eight touchdowns in his last two games. The East Carolina transfer set the program record with 421 yards against Central Michigan , and was on pace to break that mark before the Cavaliers slowed things down in the fourth quarter. Hes a throw-first guy, Mendenhall said, and I think hes good at it.UP NEXTVirginia: Its all ACC opponents remaining for the Cavaliers, who have an idle weekend before playing host to Pittsburgh on Oct. 15.Duke: The Blue Devils step back out of league play to host Army, but then they have only six days to get ready for a Friday night visit to Louisville on Oct. 14.---Follow Joedy McCreary at http://twitter.com/joedyap. 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No matter how well he plays, he rarely gets to touch the ball in the second half.Still, Love is more comfortable in this system now than he has ever been and a large reason for that is head coach Tyronn Lue, who made it a point of emphasis to get Love into his comfort zone earlier in games. The first play every game is designed to be a look for Love in the post, Lue revealed. Love kept reiterating throughout his first season in Cleveland that he is most effective when he gets a couple post touches early before working his way to the 3-point line. He was largely ignored, however, until Lue took over midway through last season and began listening to him.I didnt do anything magical, Lue said. Hes playing great ... 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Australias coach Darren Lehmann has hinted at a difference of opinion with his possible successor Justin Langer over the future of Mitchell Marsh, whose recent struggles in the Test team have been attributed to a lack of mental clarity over his best means of success.Marsh made a halting start against New Zealand in Canberra on Tuesday before freeing his arms to devastating effect, and Lehmann said this was the way he wanted to see the allrounder bat in the future - as a destructive middle-order player capable of changing the momentum of a game.However he also indicated that there had been plenty of people in Marshs ear in recent times with differing views as to how he should bat, and pointed towards the Perth Scorchers and Western Australia state team - both coached by Langer - as places where that may have emanated from.Its good to see him make some runs, Lehmann said of Marsh. He struggled the first 13-14 balls and then he got one away and away he went. I think he said yesterday hes got to play with a bit more freedom, and he certainly is a highly talented young player, and hes got to find his way.Youve got so many coaches and different views - a Scorchers view, a WACA view, Australia view - and different coaches around the place. For him hes got to work out what works for him, and my personal opinion is when hes playing shots hes a lot more dangerous.Langer, who coached the Australian ODI team to a victorious triangular series in the Caribbean earlier this year and is widely thought to be in line to succeed Lehmann in the future, has made a point of encouraging Marsh to be used up the batting order. He also spoke publicly about his belief that Marsh had the potential to be a top-four batsman in all formats - a role that would entail a more sophisticated method than the power hitting he exhibited at Manuka Oval.He can easily become a four or five in all formats of the game, Langer said earlier this year. Thats what hell be aspiring to do and hes certainly got the ability to do that. With maturity I think he could easily do that in all formats. Hes that talented.Marsh has batted in the top five for Western Australia in the Sheffield Shield this season without once passing 50, and for his part has said he now thinks he is best suited simply trying to play with freedom. Ive had a few conversations with Boof [Lehmann] ... I think in red-ball cricket the last couple of years I probably havent played my natural game, Marsh said this week. Ive tried to be a batsman that bats time but for me Im a hitter of the cricket ball and for the next few months I think Im going to bat like that and really back myself. Air Max Australia Cheap. . I might get out a few ugly ways at times, but I feel it will give me the best chance to score runs and score big runs.When youre not scoring runs you tend to try plenty of different things in the nets to make something work. The last week or two Ive simplified it to watching the ball as hard as I can and then letting my natural ability take over. I felt much better once Ive done that and really just clearing my head.Lehmann, meanwhile, was complimentary of Glenn Maxwells attitude in the wake of his team fine for comments about Victoria captain Matthew Wade. Maxwell may be slotted back into the Australian ODI team for the third match against New Zealand at the MCG on Friday as Lehmann looks to shuffle his options and potentially rest one of his fast bowlers.Hes been fantastic. Full credit to him the way hes handled it and the way hes been around the group in getting prepared to play each and every game, Lehmann said of Maxwell. Weve named the team quite late both times because weve only got down to the ground just before. Hes missed out at the last minute and hes handled that really well. For him hes just got to be ready to play, if he gets his opportunity then away he goes.More light was also shed on the leadership group that elected to fine Maxwell. Lehmann said he had instituted a group of senior players in each of the teams he had coached, starting with Brad Haddin, Shane Watson and Peter Siddle four years ago. The group is now comprised of David Warner, Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc, with input too from the captain, Steven Smith.Ive had that wherever Ive gone really, Lehmann said. I think thats a good idea because sometimes they might have a problem with the coach or the skipper, so its a good idea to have those senior players, and the skipper working closely with that leadership group, as staff we sit back and let them go with that.It gives them responsibility for how they want the team to run and perform and act and all those sorts of things. Weve had that the last four years, its just chopped and changed depending on whos playing and selection a little bit. Now that weve got a core group, they can pretty much do it and run it.It just gives the players a voice to us if theyre not happy or want to change something they can go through that. Some players arent happy to deal with it direct [with me] and thats fine too. ' ' ' 
LOS ANGELES -- Fred Slaughter, who helped UCLA win its first NCAA basketball championship as a senior under coach John Wooden in 1964, has died. Shoes Online Australia Cheap . He was 74.The school announced Saturday that Slaughter died Oct. 6 at his home in Santa Monica. No cause of death was given.He was the Bruins starting center from 1962-64. They were 30-0 in 1963-64, the schools first undefeated season that culminated in the first of Woodens record 10 NCAA titles. Slaughter averaged 7.9 points and 8.1 rebounds that season.Joining Slaughter in the starting five were guards Walt Hazzard and Gail Goodrich and forwards Keith Erickson and Jack Hirsch. The lineup ranged from 6-foot-1 to 6-5 and Wooden employed a 2-2-1 zone defense known as the Bruin Blitz.As a sophomore, Slaughter helped the Bruins to their first Final Four. The following year, the Bruins lost in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.Slaughter also competed as a freshman on UCLAs track team in the 100- and 220-yard dashes, high jump, shot put and discus.He served as the schools senior class president in 1963-64 and earned a degree in business administration. He went on to earn a MBA degree at UCLA and a law degree from Columbia.Slaughter became a professional sports agent and attorney in 1969. He served as assistant dean at the UCLA School of Law from 1972-80 and also taught law and business classes.In 1980, he returned full-time to being a sports agent and attorney, representing NBA and NFL players, including NBA Hall of Famers Clyde Drexler, Dennis Johnson and Jamaal Wilkes. Slaughter also served as leader of the NBA referees union.Born March 13, 1942, in Topeka, Kansas, Slaughter competed in basketball, track and field and football at Topeka High. He was a first-team all-state basketball selection in 1958. In 1959, he won the state title in the 100-yard dash.He is survived by Kay, his wife of 46 years; daughter Hilary and son Fred, an Orange County Superior Court judge; and three grandchildren. Shoes Online Australia Free Shipping . If ever they start actually putting pictures beside words in the dictionary, the Blue Jays left-handers mug will appear beside “Consistency. Wholesale Shoes Free Shipping . Just as Montreal was settling into the first full working week of a new year, the Impact announced the appointment of their new head coach. http://www.cheapshoesaustraliasale.com/ . Woodson said during a radio interview Thursday that the Knicks Carmelo Anthony doesnt get the same calls as other superstars. GUELPH, Ont. -- Corey Chamblin heads into the bye week with peace of mind concerning his backup quarterback. With starter Darian Durant ailing, backup Drew Willy threw three first-half touchdown passes as the Saskatchewan Roughriders beat the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 32-20 on Saturday night to remain the CFLs only unbeaten team. Willy made just his second career CFL start and first this season with Durant (foot) unable to play. But the sophomore quarterback was 14-of-25 passing for 269 yards before an Alumni Stadium gathering of 13,002 that endured intermittent rain throughout the contest. But it was nowhere near the deluge that fell during Edmontons 30-20 win in Hamiltons home debut here July 7. "Darian felt like he could go and possibly do some things but not all the things," Chamblin said. "I said, If you dont think youre 100 per cent then you wont play 100 per cent. "But it was one of those things where I was excited to see what Drew Willy had and we found out we do have a good backup quarterback. The big thing was he managed the game. There were some mistakes there but he made less mistakes this year than he did last year and I see the growth process." Saskatchewan (5-0) is off until Aug. 9 when it visits Calgary. Willy, 26, said he didnt know he was starting until just prior to the opening kickoff and admitted to having butterflies in his stomach early on. "I guess youre going to get them but once you get the first throw or that first hit you get through that and just keep playing and go out there and try to be successful," he said. "You prepare all week for it but once youre told a switch goes off and you know youre going to be the guy. "I knew once I got the nod I had to be ready to go out there and perform at a high level. The guys around me did a great job, the defence did a great job. It was definitely an enjoyable experience." Willy had plenty of support. Running back Kory Sheets ran for 140 yards, his CFL-record fifth straight 100-yard game to start the season. Slotback Geroy Simon had five catches for 125 yards and a TD -- his first with Saskatchewan -- and the Riders defence registered seven sacks and five turnovers. Their most timely stop came early in the fourth when Hamilton quarterback Henry Burris was denied on third-and-goal from the Saskatchewan one-yard line to protect a 32-20 advantage. Then Willy marched Saskatchewan 62 yards on 11 plays, taking 6:01 off the clock before the Ticats regained possession at their 15-yard line with 3:39 remaining. "I thought on the initial surge I stuck the ball into the end zone," Burris said. "I guess the way things are set up they (officials) didnt have a clean view of it but I thought I stuck the ball out (to break the plane of the goal-line) and they started pushing me back . . . but it shouldnt even have come to that. "For us to get off to such a good start (10-0 first-quarter lead) and then go into a lull for the next three quarters, theres no excuse for it. Shoes On Sale Australia. Were an offence that has more potential than that. Until we go out there and start executing the offence consistently, were going to have those type of lulls." Burris finished 26-of-41 passing for 395 yards and two touchdowns. Saskatchewan swept the home-and-home series with Hamilton (1-4) following Sundays 37-0 victory at Mosaic Stadium. The Riders improved to 8-2 in their last 10 road games versus the Ticats. The loss of Durant could have been huge for Saskatchewan. With him, the Riders led the league in scoring (37.8 points per game), total offensive yards (423) and rushing yards (168) and were third in passing (267). Durant also had a league-best 12 TD passes without an interception as Saskatchewan won its opening four games by an average of 21 points. He threw for 347 yards and four TDs on Sunday and was named the leagues offensive player of the week. But his injured right foot began to swell afterwards, prompting Durant to revert back to a walking boot. Durant originally hurt the foot in a July 11 road win over Toronto. He shed the boot and practised on a limited basis later in the week but was deemed a game-time decision. With Durant sidelined, Sheets stepped up. The CFLs rushing leader boosted his season total to 712 yards, breaking the league mark for most yards through five games to start a season of 646 yards set in 1975 by Calgarys Willie Burden. Sheets ran for 130 yards against Hamilton last week. "Whew, thats really good," Sheets said. "Getting the win is more important than getting 100 yards but running for more than 100 yards every game feels good because the offensive line loves doing it and I love doing it with them. "But excuse my words, Drew showed balls. He stayed in that pocked and threw the ball no matter who was coming. Were just as confident with Drew as we are with Darian." Weston Dressler and Chris Getzlaf scored Saskatchewans other touchdowns. Chris Milo kicked the converts and three field goals with the other points coming on a safety. Greg Ellingson and Lindsey Lamar had Hamiltons touchdowns. Luca Congi booted the converts and two field goals. NOTES -- Linebacker Brandon Isaac, making his Hamilton debut, had an early sack but left later in the first half with a groin injury . . . Simon extended his consecutive games with a catch streak to 175 with his first-half TD grab . . . Riders offensive co-ordinator George Cortez was Hamiltons head coach last season . . . A historic night for Burris. His 51-yard completion to Bakari Grant in the first moved him past former Ticats coach Ron Lancaster (3,384) into fifth in all-time regular-season completions. Burriss touchdown toss to Lamar was the 307th of his career, moving him past Matt Dunigan into fourth all-time. Burris is also on pace to surpass the 50,000-yard plateau this season and become only the fifth player to do so. ' ' ' 
Emerald Downs-based trainer Monique Snowden apparently committed suicide Sunday evening. Adidas Shoes Wholesale Uk . Snowden was thought to be distraught after a horse she trained, The Chilli Man, broke down in the $50,000 Emerald Express at Emerald on Sunday and had to be euthanized.Snowden, 37, was thought to have jumped off a bridge into the Green River in Enumclaw, Wash.Snowden was married to Dennis Snowden, who is the assistant trainer to Frank Lucarelli.Dennis said they found her car at the bridge, Lucarelli said on Tuesday.Everybody is devastated. First the horses goes and then this. I told Dennis to take a few days off but he wants to keep working.Joe Withee, director of publicity and broadcasting at Emerald Downs, on Tuesday said that details of Monique Snowdens death were unknown.The Chilli Man was an impressive debut winner for Snowden and owner Heidi Nelson. Nelson had purchased the son of Trappe Shot for $70,000 out of the Ocala Breeders Sales Co.s March sale of 2-year-olds in training.The Chilli Man earned an 81 Beyer Speed Figure for his win, and at the time it was the fourth best figure among 2-year-olds in North America. He was making his last start for Nelson in the Emerald Express. Following the Emerald Express he reportedly was going to be transferred to trainer Kathy Ritvo and owner Dean Reeves, who had purchased him for an undisclosed sum. They were on hand to watch the race at Emerald on Sunday. Adidas Shoes Clearance Sale . Andrew Luck lost his favourite target and the Indianapolis locker room lost one of its most revered leaders when Reggie Wayne was diagnosed Monday with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee that will cost him the rest of the season. Adidas Shoes Uk Online . SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. http://www.adidasshoessaleuk.com/ . Wall made the comment in a speech to a Regina business crowd that included Lesnar. The U.S. wrestler and retired mixed martial artist says he was visiting his brothers farm in Saskatchewan and decided he wanted to hear what the premier had to say. MINNEAPOLIS -- Former Minnesota Vikings tight end Stu Voigt has been sentenced to six months in federal prison for fraud.Voigt was convicted of bank fraud in February in a scam that prosecutors say bilked investors out of millions of dollars.The Star Tribune reported?that a federal judge said Voigt betrayed the publics trust when he was chairman of a Bloomington bank and approved a loan to his business partner, who already owed Voigt millionns of dollars. Adidas Fashion Shoes. That man, Jeffrey Gardner, was sentenced to 90 months in prison.Voigt, 68, spoke at Thursdays sentencing hearing, calling it the darkest day in my life. He was ordered to report to prison Nov. 28. He was also ordered to pay a $100,000 fine.Voigt played for the Vikings from 1970 to 1980. ' ' ' 
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