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Derbyshire 15 for 0 (Godleman 8*, Slater 7*) trail Worcestershire 475 for 7 dec (Clarke 194, Leach 107*) by 460 runsScorecard Joe Clarke achieved his career-best score and Joe Leach a first century for three years as Worcestershires batsmen dominated a rain-truncated second day against Derbyshire at New Road. Discount Salomon Shoes NZ .Clarke, who was unbeaten on 117 overnight, went onto make 194 as he surpassed his previous best of 135 against Gloucestershire at Bristol in his first innings of the summer.Leach made an unbeaten 107 before the declaration came at 475 for 7 in mid-afternoon. But a mixture of bad light and then persistent rain meant Derbyshire faced only 2.3 overs before play was abandoned for the day.Worcestershire had to battle hard on a sluggish pitch to reach 255 for 6 from 92 overs on the opening day. But it was a different scenario today as Worcestershire plundered 220 from 45 overs today at nearly five runs an over.Clarke and Leach put on 157 in 32 overs - a Worcestershire record for the seventh wicket in matches against Derbyshire.England Lions player Clarke was eventually dismissed in the final over before lunch, caught at deep midwicket off Wayne Madsen aiming for the big hit which would have taken him to his double hundred.Clarke struck one six and 25 fours in his 328 ball knock and his first full season of senior cricket has brought him five Championship hundreds and a 98.Leach was then given good support in an unbroken eighth-wicket stand of 72 in 14 overs with Ed Barnard (32 not out).The 25-year-old Leach went to his hundred off 138 balls with 12 boundaries via a four through midwicket off Tony Palladino shortly before the declaration.It was the first time he had reached three figures since his career best 114 - and maiden ton - versus Gloucestershire at Cheltenham in 2013.Leach was batting in the top six on that occasion but since then his bowling skills have improved considerably and he is now a front-line part of the attack.In addition to scoring nearly 600 runs batting at No.8, he is Worcestershires leading wicket-taker in the Championship this summer with 58 victims.Miguel Cummins took the new ball for Worcestershire, fresh from his 12 wickets in the win over Sussex at Hove. 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That gave fans outside Joe Louis Arena another chance to ask for autographs from the 19-year-old whose stardom in the NHL has arrived earlier than most expected. NEW YORK -- The colors of Brandon Jacksons short life filled the church and helped tell his tale of promise and purpose.The bright green and gold jerseys on the dozens of high school football players, just like the ones Jackson used to wear. The NYPD blue on the colleagues of his mother, Morna Davis, a police detective. The white and gray uniforms worn by 10 bus-loads of U.S. Military Academy cadets who made the trip from West Point to say goodbye to a teammate, classmate and brother.The framed black jersey with the dark gold 28, the number Jackson wore while quickly becoming one of the Black Knights best players in a college football career that lasted just 14 games.Hundreds of people came together Monday at a funeral for Jackson, the sophomore cornerback killed in a one-car accident during the early morning hours of Sept. 11 at the age of 20.He was remembered for his uplifting smile and infectious confidence. For rapping 50 Cent lyrics on the school bus and pushing teammates to lift more weight than even coaches required of them. For an accent that mixed Queens with a splash of Savannah, Georgia. For never giving his mom a reason to raise her hand to him. And for leaving her a new extended family.You will never have to worry years from now if this group of men will remember your son, Academy superintendent Lt. Gen Robert L. Caslen said to Davis, an Iraq war veteran of the Army reserves. You may have lost Brandon, but you have gained about 120 new sons. And about 4,000 cadets.Photos of Jackson were displayed on two large video boards at the front of The Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral in the Jamaica section of Queens. They told the story of a life barely 20 years lived, and it was jam packed, the Rev. Alfonso Wyatt said during a rousing and rhythmic eulogy.Baby Brandon with a Big Bird doll bigger than him. Brandon in his Bayside Raiders Pee Wee football uniform. Celebrating at track meets. Prom. Graduation. Receiving his acceptance to the academy. Playing for the Black Knights.The accident that killed Jackson occurred about 20 miles south of the West Point campus in Westchester County. The crash, which remains under investigation, happened several hours after Army had defeated Rice in the Black Knights home opener at Michie Stadium.The team returned to the practice field a few days later and last Saturday improved to 3-0 for the first time since 1996 with a 66-14 victory at UTEP.Through you, his spirit was on the field, Jacksons uncle, Fitzgerald Miller, told his teammates.The Black Knights play at Buffalo on Saturday.When Davis was deployed, Jackson was sent to live with his grandparents in Savannah. It is in Georgia where he will be buried, Miller said.Out of loyalty to his mother, Jackson developed a love for Army football.We can beat them boys, Miller recalled a young Brandon saying.Who is we? his uncle asked.Army. Army can beat Navy, Miller said was the boys reply. Salomon Shoes NZ. Jackson mostly grew up in the St. Albans neighborhood of Queens and attended Holy Cross High School, a bus ride away in Flushing. The school has a tradition of playing some of the best football in the city. Recent graduates include former Stanford receiver Devon Cajuste and Carolina Panthers safety Dean Marlowe.Longtime former Holy Cross coach Tom Pugh, who retired after the 2014 season, said he went to West Point to watch Jackson in the Army spring game this year. Pugh said he told Jackson the old coach expected his former player to make an interception during the intrasquad scrimmage.And he started laughing, Pugh said. He goes: `Coach, this is Army. We dont throw the ball.And guess what, he got a pick in the spring game. He pointed up to the seats where I was. He was special. Special young man.Jackson was being recruited by Lafayette College in Pennsylvania during high school, but when the coach recruiting him, John Loose, was hired by Army head coach Jeff Monken, the opportunity to play for the Black Knights became a reality.Jackson earned a starting job as a freshman and had 68 career tackles and three interceptions.Brandon embodied everything it means to be part of this brotherhood, Army linebacker and co-captain Andrew King said. Because of him, were not afraid of failure.Monken said Jackson had a disarming smile.Even after a mistake on the field, I couldnt stay mad at him, Monken said.Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo and members of his staff attended the service. Monken worked as an assistant for Niumatalolo at Navy from 2002-07.The program mourners received at the church had printed on the front over a photo of Jackson: Celebration of a Life Full of Promise and Purpose. A two-hour viewing preceded the service, the casket half open to display Jackson in cadets full dress and white cap. The service was about two hours and ended with Wyatt imploring those gathered to keeping on marching.March through the tears. March through the fears. March through your pain. Keep on marching, he said to applause and replies of Amen.When it was over, the cadets, police officers and high school football players lined the usually busy two-lane street in front of the cathedral. Six cadets carried Brandons casket, covered with an American flag, out of the church and slid it into a hearse as the rows of cadets saluted and a police officer played bagpipes.The black car was filled with flowers, then drove away. Those left behind cried, hugged and slowly dispersed, making it clear that Wyatts words from earlier would ring true.This is a seminal moment. A defining moment, Wyatt preached. You will remember No. 28.---Follow Ralph D. 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PITTSBURGH -- Dante Blackmon picked off a Dillon Buechel pass and returned it 57 yards for a second-quarter touchdown to spark Kennesaw State to a 36-28 win over Duquesne as the Owls won their road opener Saturday. Saucony Shoes UK From China .Freshman Daniel David threw for a pair of second-half touchdowns to Justin Sumpter, including a 67-yard strike early in the third quarter.Duquesne (2-2) took the lead in the first quarter when Gary Wooten forced a Micah Reed fumble that Carter Henderson returned 16 yards for a touchdown and a 7-6 lead.Buechel was 21 of 37 with two touchdowns for Duquesne, but he also threw four interceptions. A.H. Hines carried 25 times for 91 yards.David was 7 of 10 for 172 yards for the Owls (2-1) and Chandler Burks was 7 of 14 with an interception. Combined the pair threw for 312 yards. Sumpter finished with seven catches for 165 yards. Cheap Saucony UK . Jeff Green scored 13 points and Kris Humphries 12 for the Celtics, who nearly blew an 18-point, second-half lead. Sullingers 20-20 was the first by a Celtics player since Kevin Garnetts first game in Boston in 2007. Garnett was dealt -- along with Paul Pierce -- to Brooklyn during the off-season. Wholesale Saucony Shoes UK . Lack made 20 saves for his third shutout of the season as the Canucks blanked the St. Louis Blues 1-0 in the first post-Olympic game for both teams night. http://www.wholesalesauconyuk.com/ . At a Manhattan federal court hearing, attorney Jordan Siev said his law office has gotten more evidence nearly every day to support its lawsuit accusing MLB and Selig of going on a "witch hunt" to ruin Rodriguezs reputation and career. He said the defendants went "way over the line. PHILADELPHIA -- Ryan Howards farewell game with the Philadelphia Phillies ended with a win.Cesar Hernandez hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the seventh inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the playoff-bound New York Mets 5-2 on Sunday.Howard, the last player remaining from the 2008 World Series championship team, was honored in a pregame ceremony. The Phillies are planning to pay Howard a $10 million buyout instead of exercising a $23 million club option for 2017.Howard, who turns 37 next month, thanked fans and the organization and saluted teammates in an emotional speech. The 2006 NL MVP choked up a few times and fought back tears when he told the crowd: My family has grown with all of you.Howard was 0 for 4, but received several standing ovations and got a curtain call after popping out in the eighth. He finished the season with a .196 batting average and hit 25 homers, tying Maikel Franco for the team lead.Howard got a final ovation after Tommy Joseph replaced him to start the ninth. He embraced Joseph near first base while Phillies and Mets players clapped. Howard then walked through the dugout and hugged everyone before coming out to wave to fans.The defending NL champion Mets clinched the top wild-card spot on Saturday and will play either the Giants or Cardinals at Citi Field on Wednesday.Manager Terry Collins gave most of his regulars a day off and ace Noah Syndergaard was pushed back to start the wild-card game.Mets starter Gabriel Ynoa allowed one run and five hits in 4 2/3 innings. Defensive miscues cost New York in the seventh.Andres Blanco started the innning against Erik Goeddel (2-2) with a single, advanced to second on a passed ball and scored the tying run on a double error by first baseman Lucas Duda, who booted pinch-hitter Cody Asches grounder and then threw it wild to first. Clearance Saucony Shoes UK. Hernandez ripped a single to right to make it 3-2 and Jimmy Paredes followed with a sacrifice fly for a 4-2 lead.Franco was 4 for 4, including an RBI single in the third that gave the Phillies a 1-0 lead.Colton Murray (1-1) pitched one inning in relief of Jerad Eickhoff to earn his first career win despite allowing a run. Hector Neris finished for his second save.The Mets took a 2-1 lead in the seventh when Kevin Plawecki lined a double to right-center. The ball initially froze center fielder Odubel Herrera, who couldnt recover in time to track it down.Matt Reynolds hit a double with two outs in the sixth and scored on Alejandro De Azas single to tie it at 1-1.ONTO THE NEXT ONEThe Mets have won at least one series in each of their last four trips to the postseason.STARTING TIMEEickhoff gave up one run and four hits, striking out eight in six innings. He finished the season 11-14 with a 3.65 ERA.BABY STEPSThe Phillies improved their win total from 63 in 2015 to 71. They have missed the postseason five straight seasons after winning the NL East title five consecutive years from 2007-11.UP NEXTSyndergaard (14-9, 2.60 ERA) was 2-1 with a 3.32 ERA in four postseason appearances last year, including three starts. ' ' ' 
OAKLAND, Calif. Cheap NCAA Baseball Jerseys . -- Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais felt like he was watching replays of a bad movie over and over in the first three innings.Seattles leadoff batter walked each time but the Mariners hit into three consecutive double plays, killing any chance they had of getting to Oakland Athletics starter Sean Manaea early.It added up to a frustrating night all around for Servais ball club.Yonder Alonso hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the sixth inning off rookie starter Joe Wieland and Oakland beat Seattle 6-3 on Friday night to end the Mariners six-game winning streak.We didnt do a whole lot offensively, Servais said after his club was held to four hits. It was like Groundhog Day: double play, double play, double play the first three innings.The missed opportunities were pivotal after the Mariners fought back from a 3-0 deficit to tie it when Kyle Seager homered in the fifth and Shawn OMalley tripled and scored in the sixth.That was the extent of Seattles offense on a night when Wieland got knocked around in his Mariners debut.Wieland (0-1), acquired from the Dodgers in the offseason, allowed six runs and nine hits with three strikeouts after being called up from Triple-A Tacoma earlier in the day.There were some nerves, Wieland said. The first couple of pitches I was trying to get settled in. After that, it was just another start.Khris Davis hit his career-high 28th home run of the season for Oakland, Marcus Semien matched his career-high with four hits and Stephen Vogt had an RBI double and scored twice to help the As to their fourth win in five games.Manaea fought early command issues and allowed three runs over six innings for his first win since June 29. Manaea (4-7) gave up three hits, walked three and struck out four.Its not often that weve seen his command look a little off, As manager Bob Melvin said. That was one of the reasons I took him out when I did. But he battled. These are the type of learning experiences for young pitchers that are actually good for them.Seattle had won seven straight at the Coliseum, including a three-game sweep in May, before going cold offensively in its return.Oakland broke the game open in the sixth with five consecutive singles, including Alonsos tiebreaker.Alonso, who also singled in the eighth, is hitting .361 over his last 11 games.Davis, the only batter on Oaklands roster who had faced Wieland, hit a two-run homer in the first to put the As up 3-0. Vogt doubled in Semien earlier in the inning.TRAINERS ROOMMariners: Steve Cishek (torn left hip labrum) is expected to begin a rehab assignment soon but Servais said Cishek wont be coming back as the teams closer when he returns to the big league club. Edwin Diaz, who has converted all five save opportunities since taking over as closer, will remain in that role. ... James Paxton, who was hit in the elbow by a line drive Aug. 7, is still sore but Servais is hopeful to have the lefty back in the rotation early next week. ... OF Daniel Robertson was designated for assignment.Athletics: Sean Doolittle threw off a mound and faced hitters, an encouraging sign for the teams former closer who has been on the DL with a strained left elbow since June 26. ... RHP Jesse Hahn (strained right shoulder) will throw a bullpen session Saturday. ... Patrick Schuster was claimed off waivers by Philadelphia. Schuster was designated for assignment on Wednesday.UP NEXTMariners: RHP Hisashi Iwakuma (13-7) makes his 13th career start against the As on Saturday night. Iwakuma has 12 wins over his last 15 starts.Athletics: RHP Kendall Graveman (8-7) will face Seattle for the third time this season. Graveman is 7-1 over his past 13 starts. Cheap NCAA Jerseys Authentic . Uniteds eighth defeat of a wretched campaign means Liverpool, which currently occupies the fourth and final Champions League place, could go nine points clear of its fierce rival by beating West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. Charlie Adam scored both of Stokes goals at Britannia Stadium either side of Robin van Persies equalizer, with a miserable day for seventh-place United capped by first-half injuries to centre halves Jonny Evans and Phil Jones that forced them off. Wholesale College Jerseys China . The 28-year-old from Calgary matched his career best after missing just one shot in his two rounds of shooting in the mens 10-kilometre sprint competition. Smith finished in 23 minutes 15. http://www.cheapjerseyschinancaa.com/ . 10 Texas A&Ms offence dominated as usual against SMU. PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley knew the Rams were in for a tough one against Providence, which had won the matchup of cross-state rivals six straight times.He didnt see this coming, though.Kyron Cartwright, who had made four 3-pointers all season, hit four of five from beyond the arc in the first half. The Providence point guard finished with 19 points and eight assists to lead the Friars to a 63-60 victory over No. 21 Rhode Island on Saturday.Thats sports, and thats the type of thing that makes coaches go gray and lose their hair, Hurley said after his team lost for the third time in four games. Four 3-pointers in seven games and he made four today -- all in the first half.Rodney Bullock scored 17 points for the Friars (6-2). Cartwright had 15 in the first half and Jalen Lindsey scored nine of his 13 points in the second, five during a 7-0 run that erased a seven-point deficit.My teammates were telling me, `You need to take those shots to open up the defense, Cartwright said. (And) we dont shoot the ball to not make it.Hassan Martin had 14 points and 17 rebounds for Rhode Island (5-3), which lost at unranked Valparaiso and Providence a week after falling to No. 1 Duke. E.C. Matthews scored nine points and went 1 for 8 from 3-point range, airballing a 3 with 2 seconds left with a chance for the Rams to tie it.Games like this might help us down the stretch, Martin said. `So you just tell everybody to keep their head up.The Rams led 47-40 with 12:15 left when Cartwrights arm appeared to catch Christion Thompson in the left eye. Thompson went to the court, flailing his arms in the air looking for a call, but the teams played on until Lindsey hit a 3-pointer to make it a four-point game at 11:00.Lindseys free throws brought the Friars within two points, and Ryan Fazekas scored on a fast-break goaltending call to tie it. From there, there were three more ties and kept the game within one possession until Lindsey hit a fallaway jumper with 43 seconds left to give Providence a 59-55 lead. Wholesale NCAA Jerseys. We beat a tournament team today, Providence coach Ed Cooley said.POLL IMPLICATONSIt will be difficult for Rhode Island to stay in The Associated Press Top 25 after its stumbles.Hurley said he isnt concerned.The goal at the beginning of the season was to win the Atlantic 10 and play in the NCAA Tournament.Thats all still in play.We expect to have a long and great season. Nothings changed for us, he said. We lost two tough road games in a long season.BULLOCKS BOUNCE-BACKBullock scored a career-high 36 points against New Hampshire on Wednesday, but he missed all three shots from the field in the first half and had only three points on six free throws at the break.Cooley told him not to worry about the shooting and to try to make something happen with rebounding or defense.Somebody coming of a great scoring game like he did theres going to be a lot of attention on him, Cooley said. I thought he showed some definite grit in the second half.TIP-INSRhode Island: Martin hit all three of his 3-point attempts in the first half. ... Martin surpassed the 1,000-point milestone against Valparaiso on Tuesday. ... The Rams have lost nine straight to Big East teams.Providence: The Friars lead the all-time series 73-56, including a buzzer-beating victory last year in Kingston. ... They are 1-1 against ranked teams this season, having lost to then-No. 7 Virginia on Nov. 26.UP NEXTRhode Island: Hosts Old Dominion on Tuesday.Providence: Hosts Brown on Tuesday.---More AP college basketball: www.collegebasketball.ap.org and https://twitter.com/AP-Top25. ' ' ' 
HOUSTON -- Greg Ward Jr. Authentic Ecco Shoes NZ Outlet . ran for two touchdowns and passed for another in the second half as Houston rallied from a 21-point third-quarter deficit to beat Central Florida 31-24 on Saturday.The Cougars (7-2, 4-2 American), who were ranked No. 6 before losing two of their previous three games and tumbling out of the rankings, could find themselves back in the Top 25 after their comeback against the Knights (4-4, 2-2).Matthew Wrights 41-yard field goal gave UCF a 24-3 lead early in the second half before the Cougars defense stiffened, holding the Knights to minus-5 yards of offense in the third quarter and 29 for the half.Ward rallied the Cougars with TD runs for 1 and 14 yards and a 6-yard scoring pass to Romello Brooker. Duke Catalon added a 12-yard rushing TD. Two of the scores followed turnovers by UCF, which had four in the second half.Ward was 26 of 37 for 240 yards but threw three interceptions, all in the first half when UCF took a 21-3 lead on three rushing touchdowns. Cheap Shoes NZ . Siddikur, whose previous win on the circuit came in Brunei three years ago, finished his bogey-free round with a birdie on the 18th for a total of 17-under 199. Indias Shiv Chowrasia, who has finished runner-up in this tournament twice, was in second place after a 66. Ecco NZ Sale . PETERSBURG, Fla. http://www.clearanceecconz.com/ . 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. LONDON -- Serena Williams came to Wimbledon this year in need of replenishment among all those hydrangeas, Pimms sipping swells and ivy-covered walls. She hoped that the legend-friendly ambiance of the All England Club and the soothing, lime-green lawns that are so welcoming to her explosive serve would help her overcome torments that have been plaguing her.It isnt working out quite that way, as Williams second-round clash with Christina McHale on Friday demonstrated.In yet another volatile episode in her quest to win Grand Slam singles title No. 22 and equal Steffi Grafs career record, Williams fell behind spirited challenger Christina McHale and was lucky to escape 6-7 (7), 6-2, 6-4 in two hours and 29 minutes.I was out there playing for my life at that point, Williams said of the close third set. I felt like I was definitely in warrior mode. Trying to play to stay in the tournament.The sunny skies under which Williams smoothly opened her title defense on Tuesday against qualifier Amra Sadikovic were gone by the time the WTA No. 1 met the No. 65 McHale. Also gone was the easy command and composure Williams had shown throughout that first match.McHale is a few classes above Sadikovic and was at (or close to) her best on Friday. McHale is quick around the court. Her consistency is the product of great technique, and shes a fighter. All the parts were moving in unison, and it rattled Williams. McHale bolted to a quick 4-2 lead, and it was touch-and-go the rest of the way, with a few stomach-churning episodes for both women.Williams had a set point with McHale serving at 4-5 in the first set, but McHale challenged an out call at the baseline and won the overrule to remain alive. She went on to hold. Williams lost the ensuing tiebreaker after leading it 3-1, partly because she threw in two double faults. As she sank to her chair, she repeatedly smashed her racket on the turf and then tossed it over her shoulder.The racket landed in the lap of a cameraman. Williams landed a big fine.Its definitely a fine [up to $20,000], she said later. She tried to make light of the incident. Ive gotten fined a number of times for cracking racquets. In fact, I look at it like I didnt crack one at the French Open or Rome, so I was doing really good. I try to crack a certain amount a year. Im a little behind this year, so it was good.It was a facetiious remark, but there was nothing funny about the struggle that created the incident. Wholesale Ecco Shoes NZ. The defending champion has become a profligate player. Prodigious winners and errors pour off her racket, often at unpredictable times. Often in equal measure. Shes tugged by invisible forces, prey to mystifying pressures that have become her omnipresent companions.After the match, when a reporter began to ask about Williams moth-to-flame dance with Grafs record, she abruptly cut him off: That is another thing Im not talking about anymore.Williams deserves plenty of sympathy. Shes so obviously struggling. But shes also yielding valuable psychological turf in almost every match with her body language and by communicating her frustrations so vividly. And that must make her life tougher. When she makes a fist, doubles over and screams, Come on, she might as well be yelling across the net, telling her opponent that if she just keeps her cool and hits some shots she has an excellent chance to win.But it would be naive to assume Williams doesnt know this. Its more likely shes aware of it but couldnt care less. A career spent dominating, expressing herself however she pleases, must be a hard habit to break.Besides, players do have trouble keeping their cool and hitting shots. McHale did. After her second-set lapse, McHale jumped to a 2-0, 40-15 third-set lead. Curtains for Williams -- until McHale whacked a double fault and made a forehand error, eventually losing the game and her advantage.It was good for me to get through that, Williams said. There were times where I was down and out. I just kept fighting. Thats what I know I can do best. I knew that I could count on that, rely on that. I think my form, obviously it has to be better. I hope to play more matches to get better. Im ready for it. Im ready for any challenge.Williams finished her match just slightly later than her sister Venus, who also had a seesaw battle, with No. 29 seed Daria Kasatkina. Venus won in two hours and 42 minutes, 10-8 in the third set, and might have been speaking for both Williamses when she said: Well, at the end, the goal is to be at the net shaking hands, the winner. So however you get that done is usually how you get it done. ' ' ' 
Manuel Pellegrini has warned his Manchester City players ahead of their dangerous derby match against Manchester United on Super Sunday. Air Force 1 Schweiz . City welcome their local rivals to the Etihad Stadium - live on Sky Sports 1 HD from 3.30pm - with both sides fighting to secure a top-four finish and qualification for next seasons Champions League. A victory for United would bring them within a point of City and land a potentially telling blow to Pellegrini sides faint chances of catching current leaders Leicester. Always a derby is dangerous. It doesnt matter the position of both teams. If its a derby of the Premier League it is doubly dangerous, Pellegrini said. Both teams will try to arrive as near the top of the table as they can for the next season. United and City played out a goalless draw earlier this season at Old Trafford City will be looking to return to winning ways in the Premier League after being held to a goalless draw by relegation-threatened Norwich City at Carrow Road last Saturday. The result left City 12 points behind Leicester with only nine matches of their season remaining. Kompany blow Vincent Kompany could be out for up to eight weeks If West Ham claim victory at Chelsea on Saturday, City will kick-off against United outside of the Champions League qualification spots in fifth place.But Pellegrini insists he will not give up in his pursuit of a second Premier League title. City were held to a 0-0 draw by Norwich last time out in the league He added: In football when you have a mathematical chance you cannot think you cannot do it. That is not a winning mind. You must always think you must do it.The more points you lose its more difficult, but you must have the mentality to win the next game and after that you will see which team has the most points. Jamie Redknapp previews the two derbies on Super Sunday Also See: City face PSG in CL quarters WATCH: Redknapps Sunday preview Henry on CL draw Sterling wont rule out title Nike Air Force 1 Schweiz Online . Only three players drafted by NHL clubs were included on the Czech selection camp roster on Wednesday. Those players were Dallas Stars 2012 first-rounder Radek Faksa, Winnipeg Jets 2013 fourth-rounder Jan Kostalek and Phoenix Coyotes 2012 seventh-rounder Marek Langhamer. Nike Air Force 1 Schweiz Schuhe . 10 VCU 85-67 on Thursday night at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. The Seminoles (4-0) have scored at least 80 points in each of their games. http://www.nikeairfoce1schweiz.ch/ . Clarkson had been dealing with an elbow injury in early January and will be out of action for at least one week. He has three goals and five assists through 36 games with the Leafs this season. NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Pelicans were a MASH unit last season, so riddled with injuries that their players missed a combined total of 351 games, forcing coach Alvin Gentry to use 42 starting lineup combinations.Now that the calendar has flipped to the 2016-17 season -- with the home opener Wednesday night against the Denver Nuggets at Smoothie King Center -- Gentry wouldnt be blamed if he enlisted the aid of a French Quarter voodoo priestess as a way of ensuring the good health of his players, especially All-Star forward Anthony Davis.Davis, the first overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, never missed a game in his 40-game, NCAA championship, freshman season at Kentucky. But, in four NBA seasons, the Pelicans franchise player has missed 68 games with injuries. A medical flow chart indicates he has injured 13 body parts.Davis porcelain reputation can be explained in part by his pedal-to-the-metal style and his penchant for throwing his body into the expensive seats chasing down loose balls. But after Davis season-ending knee injury last March, which required arthroscopic surgery, forced him to withdraw from the U.S. Olympic team, he spent the summer fully rehabbing and continuing to add muscle to his athletic frame.Then, with the Pelicans playing in China on Oct. 12, Davis stepped on the foot of Houston Nenes foot and suffered a Grade 2 ankle sprain. But Davis returned for the preseason finale on Friday and is scheduled to start Wednesday.It doesnt concern me, Davis, who averaged 24.3 points, 10.3 rebounds and 2.0 blocks last year, said about his recent injury history. Its basketball. Injuries are part of basketball.It just seems that the Pelicans have more than most other teams. General manager Dell Demps said Tuesday he does not expect guard Tyreke Evans (knee) to hit the floor until December. Forward Quincy Pondexter (knee), who haas not played since April 2015, has had a few setbacks in his recovery and is probably going to take a little bit longer. Nike Schuhe Schweiz Outlet. n addition, starting point guard Jrue Holiday is healthy but is caring for wife Lauren, who last month gave birth and then underwent surgery to remove a brain tumor. The Pelicans have placed no timetable on when Holiday will return to the team.Evans injury and Holidays unavailability contribute to the Pelicans decision to keep guard-forward Lance Stephenson, releasing Alonzo Gee even though Gee had a $1.2 million guaranteed contract.With the injuries to Tyreke and Jrue not being with the team, we felt we needed a little more playmaking, Demps said. (Lance) can go out and create and make plays for others.Anybody would be disappointed, but its just a part of it, Gentry said. You hope that everybody gets better.While much of the NBA seems to be enamored with small ball, the Nuggets appear to be getting bigger. Coach Mike Malone paired big men Jusuf Nurkic (7-0) and Nikola Jokic (6-11) during the preseason and appears ready to give it a try for real.Nurkic has shown the ability to draw fouls as the Nuggets work their offense through him, and he is strong on the offensive glass and finishing near the basket. Jokic has been a cog in the Nuggets high-post offense and has shown the ability to pick and pop. Both are considered capable passers.Theres definitely some Balkan buddy ball going on with those two guys, Malone said. They do look for each other, which is great. Theyre so skilled, and the great thing about Nikola is that he can space the floor, so its not like we have two guys that are stuck on the block, which takes away driving lanes from our perimeter players. The floor is open. ' ' ' 
Both teams are looking for some sort of redemption when Texas A&M and Auburn meet at 7 p. Cheap Nike Shoes Canada .m. ET on Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium in an SEC opener to be telecast on ESPN.For the Aggies, its an opportunity to establish themselves as contenders in the West Division.For the Tigers, its a chance to validate their performance in the six-point loss to No. 2 Clemson in the opener and show that they are ready to rebound from a couple of disappointing seasons.But its not a game that should be seen as an end-all to end-alls.Whatever happens this week, Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin said at his media session previewing the game, theres still a lot of heckuva lot of football to play this season.The Aggies go into the game with a 2-0 record after swamping Prairie View A&M 67-0 last week following their overtime 31-24 win over UCLA in their opener. It marks the fourth straight year they have opened a season at 2-0.Thats just another sign of the progress the Aggies have made since joining the SEC before the 2012 season, Sumlin said. Sumlin measures the progress the Aggies have made since then in light years.When I got here we were supposed to not win -- at all, he said. And weve created a standard right now where were supposed to play for championships. Thats a pretty good raise of the bar in five years.Getting a win at Auburn certainly would be another raise of that bar. Although the Aggies have dominated the series, the Tigers won last years meeting in College Station 26-10.Sumlin said the Aggies have put that game aside as they prepare for this meeting.This is a different year, he said. I havent even thought about that game at all. We watched a little bit from a personnel standpoint, but as far as mindset and where we are as a football team, this is a different football team.But not just a different team, he emphasized.Without a doubt, were a better team, he said. How much better well find out Saturday.Auburn was a much better team as well in the seasons second week.Junking the musical chairs game they played in the opening loss to Clemson, the Tigers evened their record at 1-1 with an impressive offensive show after turning the game over to sophomore quarterback Sean White.White took all but a handful of snaps against Arkansas State last week, and the change in strategy paid off. White passed for 244 yards, going 17-of-23 passing with three touchdown tosses in Auburns 51-14 victory.Even more impressive: He rushed for a net 60 yards on 10 carries. He lost two yards on a sack. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn saw that as a big advantage.A quarterback needs to be a runner for us to be as good as we can be, Malzahn said. And he was a runner enough tonight.White was coming off a so-so performance against Clemson when he was only 10-of-21 passing with an interception and had to share time with senior Jeremy Johnson and junior college transfer John Franklin III.When your coaches believe in you, it gives you a little bit of confidence, White said.The other big development as the Tigers bounced back from the loss to Clemson was the emergence of running back Kamryn Pettway to complement starter Kerryon Johnson.Pettway is more of a power runner than Johnson, which gives Malzahn flexibility at the position. Pettway, an H-back whose primary role was blocking last year, didnt have a carry in the opener but had 15 for 152 yards against Arkansas State.Its just like I jumped right back in the groove again, the former tailback said.Johnson rushed 18 times for 124 yards, the first triple-digit rushing game of the sophomores career. He has rushed for 218 yards in his first two games as a starter. 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As the mascot , who resembles one of Snow Whites seven dwarfs, reached for the ball in vain, it was scooped up by a security officer on the sideline.The comical gaffe was caught by CBS cameras and instantly went viral on social media.And so it goes for the Browns (0-13).Robert Griffin III posted a 0.00 quarterback rating in the opening half of his first game in three months, and the Browns lost their 16th straight going back to last season, moving them within three losses of becoming only the second team in NFL history to go winless in a 16-game season.Unless they pull out a win next week in Buffalo, on Christmas Eve at home against San Diego or at Pittsburgh on Jan. 1, the Browns will join the 2008 Detroit Lions in infamy.When the game ended, Browns linebacker Christian Kirksey, who several weeks ago predicted the Browns would not go winless, held a sign painted by a fan that said: All I Want For Christmas Is A Win.Cleveland has dropped 23 of 24, 31 of 34 and Browns fans are staying away by the thousands as this season of rebuilding unravels to new depths.If there was one positive for the Browns, its that Griffin managed to make it through a complete game and will play next week. He completed 12 of 28 passes for 104 yards with one interception and 38.4 rating. He also scored on a 1-yard TD run.Browns coach Hue Jackson wants to use the final four games to decide whether Griffin can be an option next season, and he at least has a larger body of work to assess.For him, just being out there and moving around again, calling the game and being involved in a game against a good football team, he showed that he belongs, Jackson said.He has to get better in some areas. I think we all know that. I am not running from that, but for the first time back out late in the season like this, I thought he held his own.Here are some other takeaways as the Bengals (5-7-1) stayed on the AFC playoff periphery:RUN AWAYAfter Andy Daltoon threw two TD passes and the Bengals built a 20-0 lead in the first half, Cincinnati turned to its running game in the second half. Discount Basketball Shoes Canada Online. The Bengals finished with 213 yards on 38 attempts, giving them 484 yards in two games against Cleveland. Jeremy Hill finished with 279 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the season sweep, averaging 8.2 yards per carry.The guys up front did a great job handling the line of scrimmage, Dalton said. I think Jeremy and all our backs ran the ball real well again today.CROW FLIESBrowns running back Isaiah Crowell had his first 100-yard game since Week 4, picking up 113 on 10 carries. He ripped off runs of 42 and 30 yards in the second half.Crow did a great job running hard, left tackle Joe Thomas said. When conditions are a little sloppy and snowy, hes the perfect kind of back. He runs with his whole cleat in the ground. He doesnt slip, he makes guys miss and he finishes runs really hard.Crowell became the first Browns running back to rush for 100 yards or more three times in a season since Trent Richardson in 2012.WIDE RIGHTIt was a mixed day for struggling Cincinnati kicker Mike Nugent, who missed another extra point, but made a clutch 44-yard field goal in the fourth quarter.Nugent missed his sixth extra point in the first quarter, although it wasnt his fault because holder Kevin Huber couldnt handle a high snap. Nugent then missed a 36-yard field goal to the right on the final play of the first half.However, Nugent redeemed himself with his 44-yarder, which came after a false start penalty wiped out his make from 39, with 8:38 left to put the Bengals ahead 23-10.PLAY NICEWide receiver Terrelle Pryor, whose passion has gotten him into some trouble this season, yelled at Griffin in the huddle while the Browns were driving for their TD.With the play clock winding down, Pryor wanted Griffin to run the play called before Clevelands QB called a timeout. Thomas was one of the Browns who tried to calm down Pryor.It was not anything big, Griffin said. He just wanted to run the play. We scored on that drive so it all worked out.---For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL . ' ' ' 
When youre typing the name Alex Rodriguez or A-Rod almost every day, it gets you to thinking about many things, including why there are so few nicknames in baseball anymore. Air Jordan Schweiz Sale . There used to be a time when it seemed all the stars had a handle. There was Rocket Roger Clemens, Bill The Spaceman Lee, Randy Big Unit Johnson, and just Lefty for Steve Carlton to name just a few for pitchers. Then there were the stars and the baseball legends such as George Herman Babe Ruth, the Sultan of Swat, Stan the Man Musial, Hammerin Hank Aaron, the Kid Ken Griffey Jr. and that other Kid – late great Hall of Famer Gary Carter. You can come up with so many more yourselves. What surprised me, when I did a little digging, was the most popular nickname ever is Doc. Marlin Bressi did an article for Yahoo in 2011 detailing 81 different players with that nickname. I even managed to come up with a few more that werent on that list - Roy Doc Halladay, Ron Taylor known by all in these parts as Doc Taylor, because he actually is a practicing physician in Toronto. Another name I remembered from his brief stay with the Blue Jays was right hander Danny Darwin, who was known as Doctor Death, for not being afraid to throw high and tight on batters. And then there was the late Dock Ellis, who spelled his with the K. And the greatest Doc of them all was probably New York Mets star Dwight Gooden who short-circuited his outstanding pitching career by abusing drugs and alcohol. The Doc I really wanted to tell you about though, is Maurice Mike Doc Powers - a catcher who began his big league career in the late 1800s and played thru the early 1900s mainly for the Philadelphia As. I always thought the first and only baseball death, related to an on-field incident, involved shortstop Ray Chapman of the Cleveland Indians. On August 16 of 1920, Carl Mays - a hard-throwing, side-winding pitcher - hit Chapman in the head with a pitch. He collapsed and died in hospital 12 hours later. That incident led to the outlawing of the spit ball and a rule change whereby umpires would remove balls from games as soon as they became scuffed or scratched or anyway discoloured. I was surprised to find out Chapman may not have been the first to die because of something that happened in a Major League game. On April 12 of 1909, the Philadelphia As were playing their season opener at Shibe Park. It was quite a sight - the first stadium ever built entirely of concrete and steel, a state-of-the-art facility for its time. Mike Doc Powers was in the twilight of his career in 1909 at age 38. He was also a licenced, practicing physician. In the later years of his career Doc Powers was known as the Personal catcher of Future Hall of Famer Eddie Plank. Powers was also considered to be the unofficial pitching coach of the As and the right hand man to their legendary skipper Connie Mack.At some point early in this Opening Day game against the Red Sox, Powers made a Herculean effort to catch a foul pop and crashed hard into a wall. By the seventh inning he was doubled over in pain in the dugout. Doc Powers insisted, he should finish the game, which ended as an 8-1 victory for Philadelphia. After the game, Powers was taken to hospital where he was diagnosed with gastritis and or Peritonitis. Two days later he was operated on for a twisted/strangulated intestine. A surgeon removed a section of the intestine. Unfortunately, gangrene had begun to set in and after two more operations Doc Powers died on April 26 of 1909. Powers, over the last two weeks of his life, was reluctant to blame his condition on baseball. He actually thought he became ill from eating a spoiled cheese sandwich during the game. Author Brian McKenna, who deeply researched this story, mentioned it could have been a pre-existing condition that just happened to surface on that day. Doc Powers funeral was on April 29 and the entire As and Washington Senators teams were on hand, along with players from four other teams. So popular was Powers that thousands of mourners had to be turned away. Two years later on July 1 of 1910, the As organized what might have been the very first benefit game. Eight thousand dollars was raised for Doc Powers children. I found another fascinating Doc as well. Doc Cramer played in the majors for 20 seasons up until 1948 and helped the Detroit Tigers win the 1945 World Series over the Chicago Cubs - the last time the Cubbies made it to the Fall Classic. Cramer finished with a .296 batting average and 2,705 hits. Thats the most hits for any player before 1975 who didnt wind up in the Hall of Fame. 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HARRISON, N.J. -- Bradley Wright-Phillips scored twice, Sacha Kljestan had a goal and two assists and the New York Red Bulls beat New York City FC 4-1 on Sunday.Wright-Phillips poked a shot from the center of the box, off the pass from Kljestan, past a charging Josh Saunders in the 20th minute. Three minutes later, Kljestan found Ronald Zubar who gave the Red Bulls (9-9-4) a 2-0 lead.Kljestan converted a penalty kick, after a hand ball in the penalty area by Frederic Brillant, in the 41st minute.Two minutes later, Thomas McNamara sent a shot, from well outside the area, to the top-right corner and trimmed the NYCFC deficit to 3-1. Nike Schuhe Outlet. Wright-Phillips outdueled defender Ethan White for a loose ball, then cut back to evade a sliding Saunders and put a shot into an open net in the 70th minute. It was the 11th goal of the season for Wright-Phillips.White received a red card in the 89th.NYCFC (9-7-6) has lost two of three after winning four straight. ' ' ' 
The North Carolina State mens basketball team has postponed a planned trip to Italy in August due to a U. Discount Shoes UK Online .S. State Department warning to American travelers.In a text message, associate athletic director Fred Demarest cited an abundance of caution in the schools decision.The Wolfpack were scheduled to visit Rome, Milan and Venice from Aug. 5 through Aug. 15. They will instead take the trip in 2017.The state department alert cites the risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout Europe, targeting major events, tourist sites, restaurants, commercial centers and transportation. It also suggests that the large number of tourists visiting Europe in the summer will present greater targets. The alert expires Aug. 31.NCAA rules allow teams to take international trips that include three games every four years. NC States most recent trip came in 2012, when the Wolfpack visited Spain. Clearance Shoes UK Store . -- Jacksonville wide receiver Cecil Shorts will likely be a game-time decision whether hell play Sunday in the Jaguars home game against the San Diego Chargers. Wholesale Nike Shoes UK . With the short-handed Warriors needing help from someone -- anyone -- to stop a three-game skid, ONeal returned from right knee and groin injuries that had sidelined him for four games and put up season highs with 18 points and eight rebounds. It was just enough to help lift Golden State to a 102-101 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night. http://www.discountukshoes.com/ . Halifax beat the Saint John Sea Dogs 7-5 on the strength of two goals apiece from Nikolaj Ehlers, Matt Murphy and Brent Andrews. Jonathan Drouin also scored and had three assists while Zachary Fucale made 17 saves for the Mooseheads (16-8-0), who led 6-1 after two periods. Over the next two weeks, Insider is assessing the stability of the coaching situation for each team in the top 10 leagues. Next up: the Big East.The league doesnt have any new coaches, but a couple of guys who enter their second season sit atop the list of those with instability. Where does the coach for the defending national champion Villanova Wildcats figure into the equation? Well, there are two coaches with more stability.These rankings go in descending order from least to most stable. Wholesale Shoes UK Authentic. Keep in mind that stability is not solely determined by whether a program will want to part ways with its head coach if there are perceived failings; often, success will make it difficult, if not impossible, for a program to keep a coach from leaving for a seemingly better job.Here is the breakdown of each Big East coaching situation. ' ' ' 
VIENNA, Austria -- Unlike the rest of the motorsport community, Lewis Hamilton says he was not surprised by his teammate Nico Rosbergs decision to retire from Formula One after winning the title this year. Superstar Canada Sale .In a shock announcement at the FIA prize giving ceremony on Friday, Rosberg made the news public in a press conference ahead of the main event. After losing out in title battles to Hamilton in 2014 and 2015, Rosberg said part of the reason behind his decision was the feeling he had after finally securing the title in 2016.But Hamilton, who spoke in Vienna after Rosbergs announcement, said he had seen it coming.The sport will miss him and Im sure it was a surprise for many people, he said. Im probably one of the only people it was not a surprise to, but thats because I have known him for a long, long time. But this is motor racing.Hamilton and Rosberg started karting together in their early teens and have followed similar career trajectories before being matched as teammates in F1 at Mercedes in 2013.Asked if he would miss the rivalry, Hamilton added: Well, this is the first time he has won in 18 years, hence why its not a surprise that he decided to stop. But also hes got a family to focus on and probably wants to have more children and Formula One takes up so much of your time.In terms of missing the rivalry, of course [I will]. We started out when we were 13 and we would always talk about being champions and when I joined this team Nico was there -- again which was something we talked about when we were kids. Its definitely going to be very strange and for sure I will be sad not to have him in the team next year.Hamilton had talked about his desire to beat Rosberg in a straight fight next year, but the announcement means he will now be paired with a new teammate.Of course it is a shame that he wont allow me to fight it to take it back, but that was his choice and I respect his decision -- go out on top while you can. I have a different viewpoint. I won the championship the last two years and I gave an opportunity each year to have another shot for someone.That is genuinely how I am and I consistently believe in my ability and what I can do each year. Even if I was to win again most likely Id like to get another opportunity. I like being challenged by different competitors, but again we have been racing for 18 years so its not the worst scenario. Adidas Superstar Canada . With Parker having a quiet game for once, Nicolas Batum and Boris Diaw provided the scoring as France won its first major basketball title by beating Lithuania 80-66 on Sunday. It was a victory that ended a decade of frustration for Parker and a talented French generation, which lost the final against Spain two years ago and took bronze in 2005. Wholesale Adidas Shoes Canada . General manager Jarmo Kekalainen told Aaron Portzline of The Columbus Dispatch on Friday that he wants to see Gaboriks contributions go beyond the scoresheet before considering a long-term deal for the soon-to-be unrestricted free agent. http://www.superstaroutletcanada.com/ . Louis Blues absence from top spot in the TSN. England rugby coach Eddie Jones has turned to Australian rugby league to brush up his teams defence and he expects it will make a big difference.Jones has added Melbourne Storm defensive coach Jason Ryles to his backroom staff on a temporary basis ahead of the teams autumn internationals against South Africa, Fiji, Argentina and Australia.We want to bring that harder edge to our defence so he (Ryles) iss in for a couple of weeks to assist Paul Gustard, said Jones at the England squads training camp in Portugal. Superstar Canada Shoes Outlet. We brought him over and I think hell make a hell of a difference.There are certain technical issues we can learn from rugby league and Jason brings those. ' ' ' 
If Marcus Willis were to beat Roger Federer in the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday, it would be the greatest shock in the history of tennis. Superstar Canada Shoes Outlet . But could Federer, a winner of seven Wimbledon titles who has struggled to meet his own high standards of late, be vulnerable to defeat against qualifier Willis? If the world No.772 follows this advice, he just might be:Be boldWillis has to go for his shots, take some risks and be aggressive. If Willis has to defend too much, hes going to struggle, Federers former coach, Paul Annacone, told ESPN. Hes going to have to find a way to impact Federers second serve.While Federer has been following Willis story, and might have watched some clips of the Britons first-round match against Lithuanias Richards Berankis, he may not know a great deal about his opponents game. Willis ought to use that to his advantage and keep Federer guessing.Serve and volleyThe last time that Federer lost early at Wimbledon, which was in the second round of the 2013 Championships, it was against Ukraines Sergiy Stakhovsky, who was forever rushing into the net. So while Federer likes to follow his serve in, perhaps hes not so keen on his opponent using the same tactic and rushing him.If Willis normally serves and volleys, he should also play the same way against Federer. A match against Federer on Centre Court isnt the time to be changing your game, said Fabrice Santoro, who had two career wins against Federer. He should keep on playing aggressively. Thats won him seven matches already in the tournament, six of those before the main draw, and he should play in the same way if he wants an eighth.Have some funAll the pressure will be on Federer and Willis should be able to play freely. This will be one of those rare occasions when the Swiss might not have the overwhelming support of the Centre Court crowd. If he can, Willis should exploit that. First of all, Willis has to enjoy the moment. Its a fantastic opportunity for him to play Federer on Centre Court at Wimbledon, Santoro observed.Whatever happens in the match, its going to be a fantastic souvenir for him. Of course, its going to be a different opponent and a different court and a different atmosphere, but its still the same tournament. He should be confident.Serve well ... and prayFederer is likely to be in command of his own service games; Willis must be similarly authoritative in his. Its impossible to beat Federer on grass without turning in a strong serving performance.And if all the above pointers fail, the ever-colourful -- and very successful -- coach Nick Bollettieri suggested he could hope for some divine intervention. His only chance of victory is to go to church and pray that Federer has a meal that turns his stomach upside down, Bolettieri said. But Im sure he wouldnt want to win that way. What he should do is congratulate himself on getting this far in the tournament. He has been great for tennis. Wholesale Adidas Shoes Canada . -- On the field, it was business as usual for Jameis Winston and No. Adidas Superstar Canada . The Barrie Colts defenceman, who impressed many with his play for Canada at the World Junior Hockey Championship, is the top-ranked skater in the February rankings. He has 19 goals and 24 assists for 43 points in 45 games with the Colts this season. http://www.superstaroutletcanada.com/ . -- Jonathan Drouin gave Halifax the boost it needed to edge host Sherbrooke Phoenix 3-2 in a shootout in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.Masters champion Danny Willett paid tribute to last years Augusta winner Jordan Spieth for showing a touch of class when presenting the Englishman with his first green jacket. The 28-year-old fired a stunning 67 to capture the title by three shots after Spieth suffered a collapse on the final day and, in doing so, he ended Englands 20-year wait for a Masters champion, becoming the first to conquer Augusta since Nick Faldo.Fresh from his victory, Willett joined us in the Sky Sports News HQ studio to talk through his preparation for the competition, what was going through his mind on that final bogey-free round and how capturing his first green jacket has changed his life. Jordan Spieth chats to Danny Willett at the presentation ceremony However, he also took the time to speak about the class of Spieth, who appeared certain to successfully defend his crown before dumping two balls into Raes Creek at the 12th to run up a quadruple-bogey seven to let his lead slip.As is traditional at Augusta, the winner from the previous year is expected to present the green jacket to the new champion, which in this case meant Spieth having to hand over the jacket which looked certain to be his earlier in the day.However, Willett spoke highly of the 22-year-old and the way he handled the situation. He was brilliant, just like everyone would imagine him to be, Willett said. Cheap Superstar Canada. That was probably 15 minutes after he came off, so not in the best frame of mind, but a classy guy, he shook my hand and said well done and great playing today.He did everything you could really expect someone in that position to do and it just goes to show the kind of guy he is. Jordan Spieth is comforted by his caddie Michael Greller as they leave the 18th green Willett admitted golfers do not want to see fellow pros suffer collapses, but said he was grateful to be in a position where he could come back into contention for the victory.He added: You dont want it to go any way like that but, unfortunately round that golf course with the pressure that is on, crazy things happen and that was one of those typical Masters moments where someone from behind comes up and plays nice all day. Danny Willett savours his victory at The Masters Unfortunately, it was one persons to lose that day, I guess, and I feel fortunate that we were in the position we were to take the best chances.Click on the video above to hear from the Masters champion... Also See: WATCH: Love v Clarke quiz Love keen to have Tiger in team Otto hits form in China Willett lifts Masters title ' ' ' 
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