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ST. Jon Gray Jersey . THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands -- Brandon Gfeller scored 19 points, and Montana won its first game of the season by beating Oral Roberts 68-47 on Monday in the seventh-place game at the Paradise Jam tournament.Ahmaad Rorie added 16 points and Sayeed Pridgett 13 for the Grizzlies (1-4), who led 38-24 at the halftime break and pulled ahead by as many as 24 points late in the second half.Albert Owens scored 14 points for the Golden Eagles (1-4), who shot 31 percent from the field (18 of 58) and made just 2 of 21 3-point attempts in their third straight loss.Tied 8-8 in the opening five minutes of the first half, Gfeller scored 11 points during a 21-8 run that gave Montana its first double-digit lead. Rories 3-point play capped the run, which put the Grizzlies ahead 29-16 with 6:39 remaining.Montanas biggest lead, 24 points, came late in the second half, with Trevor Spojas free throw with 1:34 left giving the Grizzlies a 68-44 margin. Ian Desmond Jersey . -- In a span of seven Washington Redskins offensive plays, Justin Tuck sacked Robert Griffin III four times. DJ LeMahieu Jersey . The 27-year-old Scrivens will be joining his third NHL club since signing with the Toronto Maple Leafs as a free agent in 2010. The move also reunites with him with head coach Dallas Eakins from their time together with the American Hockey Leagues Toronto Marlies. . Team physician Dr. Steve Traina performed the surgery Friday. Robinson was injured in a spill underneath the Nuggets basket during the first quarter of Wednesday nights loss to the Charlotte Bobcats. HOUSTON -- Josh Reddick never expected to hear from the Houston Astros.I didnt know if I was on these guys radar, the outfielder said Wednesday after finalizing a $52 million, four-year contract. It was something that came out of nowhere for me, not in a bad way. I was very excited to hear from them. Texas is something that brings me a little closer to home.Reddick, who is from Georgia, was drafted by Boston in 2006, traded to Oakland after the 2011 season and dealt to the Los Angeles Dodgers at last summers trade deadline on Aug. 1. Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said Houston and Oakland talked about a possible deal.This is going to be a winning environment for the next four years, Luhnow said, describing his pitch to Reddick. We were willing to commit to the length of the deal early. Really felt like he fit in well with the culture that were trying to build here. It spoke to him because hes seen it firsthand.Reddick, who gets $13 million in each of the next four seasons, appealed to the Astros as a free agent because he bats left-handed, won a Gold Glove and does not turn 30 until February.In eight big league seasons, Reddick has 96 homers, 346 RBI and a . Adam Ottavino Jersey. 255 batting average.Get to stay in the same division. Very comfortable being in this division, Reddick said. I know how things work. I know the stadiums. I know the pitching staffs. I know the hitters. So its going to make this a very easy transition for me.Minute Maid Park was considered to be hitter friendly, even before renovations this offseason moved the center field wall in from 436 feet to 409. Reddick is looking forward to hitting more home runs in Houston than he did at the Oakland Coliseum.Hopefully some of these fly balls Ive hit at the Coliseum over the last 4 1/2 years can maybe be 10 rows deep here, he said.Reddick did not want to drag out contract talks.I think it was good before the winter meetings so you didnt have to worry about all the hype, he said. Go home and for the next 2 1/2 months train and get ready. Relax a lot better knowing I have a home and a good home once it comes around to February. ' ' ' 
Welcome to the playoff discussion, Big 12. Zapatillas Adidas España Baratas .With three teams ranked in the top 14 of the latest CFP Rankings, the Big 12 not only has jumped back into the playoff conversation, but the conference has a viable path for inclusion.Sounds crazy, right? Its not. Heres how it could happen. Zapatillas Adidas Baratas Outlet España .B. - Sebastien Auger made 44 saves as the Saint John Sea Dogs edged the visiting Acadie-Bathurst Titan 2-1 on Saturday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Adidas Baratas España . Vettel was 0.168 seconds faster than Red Bull teammate Mark Webber around the Suzuka circuit. Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg was two tenths of a second off Vettel. "The car balance is decent, but I think we can still improve," Vettel said. . The catch: It needs a lot of money, and it needs it fast. Throughout the Tour de France, Australian professional cyclist Richie Porte will be checking in. Here is his latest entry, as told to ESPN contributor Rupert Guinness:Stage 4 - Saumur to Limoges, 237.5kmIt shows how much happens in a Tour de France - a couple of days ago, I was dealing with the frustrations of a flat tyre, and yesterday offered a rare chance to chat with mates about with great news that is not about the Tour, but the Rio Olympic Games.Kittel wins stage four in photo finishIt was a real honour to be named in the Australian Olympic team, for both the time trial and road race events. It is the first time I have ever been selected for the Games.I want to really enjoy my debut, and with that produce the best performance I can in both races.I didnt go to the 2012 London Games. I certainly wont forget them though ... or the lead-in. I was with Sky then and we had just won the Tour with Bradley Wiggins. And with the Games to start straight after the Tour, Wiggo and the other British members of their Olympic team went to London straight after the Tour finish in Paris.For the rest of us? Well, our post-Tour party was spent in the Sky team bus ... as it was driven around the sites of Paris.Four years later, I get my Olympic chance. And because of my immediate focus - that being, the Tour which resumes with stage five on Wednesday - I will now get the opportunity to go from competing in the biggest annual sporting event to the biggest sporting event of all.I reckon we will have a great team for the Olympic road race, with myself, my BMC teammate Rohan Dennis (who will also race the time trial), Simon Gerrans from the Orica-BikeExchange team - and whoever may be confirmed as a fourth rider for the event.With myself, Rohan and Gerro all here at the Tour, that should help in some way to subconsciously galvanise team spirit, even though we are all focused on doing what we need to do here for our teams here. Adidas España Outlet. But once the Tour is over, we will all be thinking Rio.While we knew about our selection some days ago, that it was made official on Tuesday allowed us to at least congratulate each other during the Tours fourth stage on Tuesday. It was actually an exciting moment to go up to Gerro and say congratulations. Its my first selection, but then for him it will be his third Olympics ... thats some experience.Being named for the time trial and road race events does not complicate things. I wont be putting all my eggs in one race or the other. I will just go to Rio and have as good a time trial and road race I can. Touch wood, I wont have the injury, piriformis, that I had last year after the Tour.Still, the important thing now is to put all that aside, because we are here for one reason now; that being, the Tour which continues on Wednesday with its fifth but first hilly stage.Guinness: Who will prevail in the hills?It will be nice to get some hills under the legs. It has been a long time coming, these hills. Okay ... the Pyrenees, Mont Ventoux and the Alps are still to come; but its great to finally be in terrain like hills where riders like me can better race.Dont get me wrong. The Tour has certainly not been easy since its start last Saturday. You would want to slap anyone who says the Tour starts on Wednesday with stage five. Flat stages dont make for easy stages.Fact is: this last week in terrain most of us overall contenders dont like has been hard. ' ' ' 
LONDON -- Three hours after declaring he had retired, troubled world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury took to Twitter again on Monday to announce: Im here to stay. Air Jordan 11 Retro Cheap .The contradictory tweets came almost two weeks after the British fighter called off his title rematch against Wladimir Klitschko for a second time.The official reason given then was that Fury was medically unfit, with no details provided. Fury had earlier been charged by the U.K. Anti-Doping agency over a positive test. Fresh reports emerged on Friday of alleged drug issues.Fury hasnt fought since beating Klitschko in Germany in November 2015 to claim the WBA, WBO and IBF titles.In a tweet on Monday morning, Fury wrote: Boxing is the saddest thing I ever took part in, all a pile of (expletive), Im the greatest, & Im also retired. 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PHILADELPHIA -- A last-minute appeal in the NFL concussion case, filed by the son of an all-star and civil rights activist, has sent the proposed settlement to the U.S. Supreme Court and delays payouts for at least several months.The family of the late Buffalo Bills fullback Carlton Cookie Gilchrist asked the high court Tuesday to review whether the judge should have approved the potential $1 billion settlement without a full challenge to the scientific evidence presented jointly by both sides.This enormous settlement was settled without a shred of evidence (presented) by the NFL. Its just astounding ... because theres so much at stake here, lawyer Jared Beck said Wednesday.The appeal, for instance, questions why more money is awarded for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, than for chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, which some researchers link more closely with football concussions. At least two sets of other plaintiffs were granted extensions of the Tuesday deadline and can appeal through next month.Players lawyers who support the 2013 settlement negotiated with the league on behalf of 21,000 retirees insist their clients need financial and medical help now. Lawyer Jim Acho of Detroit, who sent a letter to clients Tuesday that said no further appeals had been filed and the payouts were imminent, called the Gilchrist appeal unbelievable.The Supreme Court is not going to hear these, said Acho, who represents about two dozen clients, including former Bears star Gale Sayers. Its just dragging this out unnecessarily, because the settlement is fair.The player lawsuits had initially accused the NFL of hiding what it knew about the link between concussions and CTE. TThe settlement awards up to $5 million for those with ALS; $4 million for past CTE deaths; and $3. Air Jordan 11 Wholesale. 5 million for advanced Alzheimers disease. The average payouts would be closer to $190,000.Critics complain the settlement, approved by Senior U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody in Philadelphia, does not cover future CTE cases even though it may be able to be diagnosed in the living within 10 years. The lead negotiators said they instead set aside compensation or treatment for some CTE symptoms. That does not include the depression, aggression and mood swings reported by some former players who experienced repeated concussions.Gilchrists attorney said the lead lawyers are simply eager to divide fees expected to top $112 million.Cookie Gilchrist, an early civil rights activist, led a 1965 boycott that moved the American Football Leagues All-Star game to Houston after black players were denied restaurant and taxi service in New Orleans. His 2011 death was attributed to cancer, but he was posthumously found to have CTE, Beck said.Gilchrist died penniless in a Pittsburgh-area nursing home after battling psychological, emotional and personal problems that Beck linked to CTE.He was a man of extraordinary character and determination, the Miami lawyer said. His son Scott has taken up the mantle. In many ways, he sees this as a vindication of his fathers strengths and beliefs.---AP NFL websites: and story has been corrected to show that Gale Sayers played football for the Bears, not the Bills. ' ' ' 
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Seimone Augustus scored 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting, Rebekkah Brunson had 13 points and 12 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 83-65 on Wednesday to secure a spot in the WNBA playoffs. Dallas Keuchel Jersey .Minnesota (20-4) won its fifth straight and reached at least 20 victories for the sixth straight season, tying the Los Angeles Sparks (1999-2004) for the longest streak in WNBA history.The Lynx are the second team to clinch a 2016 playoff berth after Los Angeles (20-3) qualified on Tuesday in a loss.Sylvia Fowles had 14 points, on 6-of-8 shooting, and five blocked shots. Renee Montgomery added 12 points for the Lynx.Fowles converted a three-point play to spark a 12-2 run that gave Minnesota a 24-14 lead with 9 minutes left in the first half and the Lynx led by at least eight points the rest of the way.Layshia Clarendon led Atlanta (12-12) with 11 points. 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The Dane followed up his first European Tour title last weekend with eight birdies and just a single dropped shot on Thursday for a one-stroke advantage over South Africas Allan Versfeld and Portugals Ricardo Santos.Guus Hiddink suffered the first defeat of his second spell in charge of Chelsea as they went down 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie away to Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night. Zlatan Ibrahimovic broke the deadlock late in the first half when his free-kick deflected off John Obi Mikel and into the net, but the Nigerian made amends soon after by firing home for the visitors from a corner.Diego Costa had chances before and after those goals but it was PSG substitute Edinson Cavani who came up with the winner as he drilled through the legs of Thibaut Courtois late in the second half. Here are the big talking points for Chelsea... Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the opening goal for PSG Hazard warningsThe build-up to the game had been dominated by talk of Eden Hazard and his ongoing flirtations with the French champions. Hiddink had urged the Chelsea winger to concentrate on his current employers, but opinion will be divided after this effort.Hazard worked hard enough in providing defensive support for the inexperienced Baba Rahman in the first half, allowing the full-back to tuck-in at times thanks to his tracking back. But crucially, he could not come up with a key moment at the other end.Serge Auriers indiscretions might have made his task easier with Marquinhos playing out of position at right-back, but Hazard was unable to truly test the Brazilian and was withdrawn with 20 minutes remaining. Can Hiddink rely on him to make a difference in the return leg? Eden Hazard had a quiet night for Chelsea after all the pre-match furore Mixed night for MikelCharged with protecting the Chelsea defence, Mikel fell some way short when committing the foul for the free-kick from which Ibrahimovic opened the scoring. He even deflected the shot wide of Courtois and into the net. Mikels record gone This was the first match that John Obi Mikel has lost under Guus Hiddink in his two spells in charge. Phil Thompson, watching for Sky Sports, was particularly unimpressed. Youve got to be brave, youve got to just stand forward there he said. He literally twists round in the air. Why do these players do it, particularly in a Champions League game? Disgraceful.At least there was an element of redemption for the midfielder when he blasted the ball home from a corner soon afterwards for only his second-ever Champions League goal. In fact, that away goal could yet prove to be crucial. He literally twists round in the air. Why do these players do it, particularly in a Champions League game? Disgraceful. Phil Thompson on John Obi Mikel Life without TerryThe physical presence and leadership skills of John Terry were missing following his hamstring injury at the weekend and with Kurt Zouma also unavailable, confidence in Chelseas defence was not high going into the game.However, despite conceding twice, the makeshift back-line came out with credit as Gary Cahill and Branisllav Ivanovic repeatedly repelled PSG. Justin Verlander Jersey. The pair blocked two shots apiece - more than anyone else on the pitch - with one stop from Blaise Matuidi particularly vital. Gary Cahill repelled a series of PSG attacks on a tough night for Chelsea Respect for RahmanRahman had a role to play too, with the 21-year-old full-back thrust into action in the biggest club game of his career so far. The young Ghanaian had his difficult moments but could be encouraged by his performance.Indeed, Rahman might even have provided the assist for the games opening goal had Costa converted his first-half cross. But this was a night for defensive work and with a game-high six interceptions, there was plenty of that in evidence too. Baba Rahman had a tough test in dealing with Angel Di Maria Costas costly missesCosta was denied a goal with the aforementioned chance thanks to a superb stop by Kevin Trapp, but he might still have been left feeling he could have removed the possibility of his header being saved.After the break, he was unable to provide the finish once more when one-on-one with the goalkeeper. On a night of small margins, it was Cavani who came up with the goal when it mattered. Costa owes his Chelsea team-mates one of his own in the return leg. Edinson Cavani put the ball beyond Thibaut Courtois for PSGs winner Willian wows againIt was Willian who provided the through-ball for the second of Costas big chances and the energetic midfielder was once again Chelseas most effective attacking outlet on the night. The Brazilians ability to carry the ball forwards at pace is such a threat.Willian provided four key passes, more than any other player on either side, including the corner from which Mikel equalised. His thrust will be needed in the second leg if Chelsea are to turn the tie around. John Obi Mikel wheels away after converting Willians corner for Chelsea So can they come back?A 2-1 defeat for Chelsea leaves the game intriguingly poised, particularly given that this contest has been decided on away goals in each of the past two seasons. Indeed, the Blues can hardly be written off, given that they reversed a 3-1 deficit in 2014.Chelsea have been some way short of hitting that form this season but they are also the only team unbeaten in the Premier League in 2016 and for all the flaws of their performance in Paris, any absurdity at the thought of Champions League progression is dissipating.After being dominated early on, there were enough moments of promise courtesy of Willian, Pedro and Cesc Fabregas to offer a reminder that this is a side populated by players of quality. There is hope for the return leg at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, March 9. Also See: PSG 2-1 Chelsea As it happened Thommo: Chelsea have a chance Champions League fixtures ' ' ' 
West Coast coach Adam Simpson says he feels like the season has been a waste after his side were booted out of this years AFL finals series. Nike Shox Outlet .The Eagles premiership hopes were brought to an abrupt end after copping a shock 47-point hammering from the Bulldogs in Thursday nights elimination final at Domain Stadium.West Coast made it all the way to last years grand final, and they were quietly confident they could repeat that effort after knocking off flag fancies GWS, Hawthorn and Adelaide in recent weeks.But they were simply no match for a white-hot Bulldogs outfit, with the Eagles slumping to their biggest finals defeat on home soil, 14.15 (99) to 7.10 (52).Simpson said he was proud of his teams efforts to win 16 games during the home-and-away season.But the nature of their finals exit left a sour taste in his mouth.Every time you lose a game like this in a final you feel like youve wasted the whole year, Simpson said.The players are hurting as much as the coaches are and the supporters.You always think what could you have done differently in your preparation, and were they switched on mentally at the start.We need to reflect on the game and we need to improve over the summer.Simpson doesnt feel his list needs much tweaking heading into next season, believing the bulk of his squad are strong.But one area that needs urgent attention is the ruck.With All-Australian Nic Naitanui set to miss most of next season, West Coast need to find an adequate back-up to support Scott Lycett.Jonathan Giles filled in admirably late in the season, but the Eagles are keen on a more mobile ruckman to better complement Lycett.GWS forward/ruckman Rory Lobb looms as a key target for West Coast, but whether a deal can be done remains to be seen.Simpson revealed Lycett, who had been battling a posterior cruciate ligament injury since midway through the season, will require surgery on his left knee in the coming weeks.Lycett was clearly hampered by the injury in recent games, and he was hobbling early against the Bulldogs after copping another knock to the area.I thought the knock he got tonight probably knocked him, Simpson said.Youve got to roll the dice a little bit as well, so we thought we would with him.He was brave and he played the game out.Simpson played down suggestions the bye week before the finals was a major reason behind his teams flop against the Bulldogs.We did hit the end of the season with momentum. But to say (the bye) was the reason why we were off tonight, its a stretch, Simpson said.They were just too good for us.We were just beaten around the ball. Some individuals just didnt produce as well. Cheap Nike Shox . The Clippers were angry about blowing a big lead; the Kings didnt like being in that kind of hole and nearly digging themselves out only to lose. Wholesale Nike Shox Free Shipping .ca looks back at the stories and moments that made the year memorable. . At a news conference Tuesday where it was thought that the fiery Schallibaum may be shown the door after a dismal finish to the Major League Soccer season, team president Joey Saputo said no decision has been made on whether the Swiss Volcano will be back in 2014. CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Freshman Jacob Calloway scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Christian Musoko scored 17 points and Southern Utah routed Life Pacific College 101-56 on Saturday night.Randy Onwuasors layup broke an 8-all tie and the Thunderbirds outscored the Warriors 35-5 over the next three minutes for a 45-13 lead. Race Parsons hit Southern Utahs fifth 3-pointer of the half and the Thunderbirds led 56-21 at halftime after shooting 58 percent from the floor and 55.6 percent from long distance.John Marshall made a free thhrow with 7:52 left in the second half and the Thunderbirds led by 37 points and won going away. Clearance Nike Shox. Onwuasor, Ivan Madunic and Decardo Day scored 13 apiece.All nine Thunderbirds who played scored at least two points and Southern Utah finished shooting 50.7 percent from the floor and 88.5 percent from the foul line.Edgardo Campos led NCCAA-member Life Pacific with 12 points. Ramez Michail had 11. ' ' ' 
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Remember this moment, Brazil. Glenn Hubbard Jersey . Nothing feels better than winning.Remember how it felt on that balmy Saturday night in this fabled temple of soccer, the Maracana, when the Selecao held its nerve through 120 minutes and a penalty shootout to gain some small measure of revenge against Germany.Remember, too, how Neymar, without doubt one of the five best players in the world, won it all.How he kissed the ball before the fifth penalty kick and how his teammate, the goalkeeper Weverton, retrieved it the moment after, then tucked it under his jersey for safekeeping, smiling widely.Beloved nation, the gold is ours, Weverton said, still holding the ball. Alongside, his teammates filled out the top step of the podium and sang the national anthem along with nearly 80,000 deliriously happy fans.This ball is mine, its part of history, Weverton added. With all due respect to everybody who has a beautiful history and tried for a long time, God put this generation in this position to make history, and we did.Remember this moment.Because it came at a cost.This is a nation that needs another sewage plant more than another trophy, a nation that hasnt paid its cops and firefighters and teachers for weeks.It cost $12 billion or so this cash-strapped land doesnt have.Its a legacy, all right, but cold comfort considering the way the real German national team humiliated Brazils best, 7-1, in the World Cup on home soil here just two years ago. Its bragging rights, too, at least until the 2018 World Cup rolls around and the promising kids who filled out both rosters Saturday night give way to the best players both countries can muster. The question of whos really the best will be answered soon enough.Until then, Brazil can claim to be back on top in soccer. But everything else here is in a state of flux. The economy is teetering; the president, Dilma Rousseff, is under impeachment. The interim president, Michel Temer, is so unpopular that hes already announced plans to skip the closing ceremony Sunday night -- apparently to avoid the lusty booing that greets him at nearly every public appearance.This restores our self-esteem, Brazil coach Rogerio Micale said. We see that not all was lost, our football is still alive. There are some things that need to be fixed, but today we were able to make our people happy. Im very happy to be able to be a part of this.There is no such thing in Brazil as caring too much about soccer. The game bestows pride and national identity. It carries an importance all out of proportion to any value that can be measured.People jumped out of windows after a historic loss to Uruguay in the 1950 World Cup inside this same stadium.The lingering pain from that 1950 loss bequeathed the Brazilian language a new word, Maracanazo. Roughly translated, it means the great Maracana blow. It has haunted Brazilians ever since. The great Pele once told a story about listening to the game on a radio at home and recalled it was the first time he saw his father cry.Brazils resolve is about to be tested like few times in its history. The World Cup and the Olympics were magnificent theater, but the tourists are heading for the exit and the show is about to end. Left to look inward once more, Brazilians will find themselves facing the same daunting economic and political challenges.Rousseffs impeachment trial begins later this month. No matter who ultimately winds up in charge, he or she can do little to reverse the sharp decline in the price of oil and the other commodities that fueled Brazils surging economy less than a decade ago. A nation that has learned only too well the meaning of sacrifice will be asked to be patient and tighten its belt yet again.Memories of Neymars golden goal will sustain his countrymen for as long the game retains the most special of places in their hearts. It wont help repair the damaged infrastructure, clean up the pollution or put food on the table.But for the moment, it will have to be enough.---Jim Litke is a national sports columnist for The Associated Press. Write to him at jlitke(at) and Bruce Maxwell Jersey . 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. Marcus Semien Jersey . Brad Jacobs and his Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., team took control of the game early. . Once again Jordan Cieciwa (@FitCityJordan) and I (@LynchOnSports) go head to head in our picks. Last weekend at UFC Fight Night 32 my #TeamLynch got the best of #TeamJC by a score of 9-6. Let us know which side youre on for UFC 167 use the hashtag #TeamLynch or #TeamJC on Twitter. LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Jemerrio Jones scored 15 points on 6-for-7 shooting and Sidy NDir was 6-for-8 shooting and scored 15 points as New Mexico State beat Air Force 78-70 on Wednesday night.Jones also had seven rebounds and seven assists.Joe Garzas 3 with 1:51 gave the Aggies a 72-68 cushion and they held off Air Force down the stretch.Air Force led 31-27 at the half and the lead went to seven on Frank Tooheys 3-pointer 57 seconds into the second half. New Mexico (6-2) went on a 10-2 run, which included 3s by Ian Baker and NDir, and the Aggies led 37-36 and never trailed again. Rickey Henderson Jersey. Hayden Graham led Air Force with 20 points, Jacob Van had 15, Ryan Manning added 12, and Toohey finished with 10.Garza had 11 points for the Aggies and Eli Chuha had 10 points and six rebounds. ' ' ' 
Look up the definition of suffocation in the dictionary and youll probably see the first match of Day 4 at the League of Legends World Championship. Salomon Baratas España . Ahq e-Sports Club brutalized INTZs hero top laner, Felipe Yang Zhao, early on, opening the door for an aggressive poke comp to find the win.Yang succumbed to a very persistent Xue Mountain Zhao-Hong and Chen Ziv Yi, netting himself three deaths and no kills at one point. This put INTZ in a bad position, and when resources were sent to back him up, ahq simply put pressure elsewhere. As the game wore on, you could visibly see the map become smaller and smaller for the Brazilians as ahqs stranglehold tightened.By 20-minutes, ahq was up 7k in gold. Its decisiveness led to Mountains Nidalee (5/3/5) and Zivs Jayce (5/2/6) punishing the wildcard team. INTZs hesitation and poor attempts to initiate a teamfight that would go in its favor were met with more poke until ahq forced a Baron call that cleaned up most of the team. Ahq took the nexus at 35:09. Salomon Baratas Chinas . Ronaldo produced a spectacular individual performance on Tuesday, scoring all three goals and guiding Portugal into the next years World Cup in Brazil with a 3-2 victory in Sweden. The Real Madrid forward has scored 66 goals in 2013, but the last three may be the boost he needs to upstage Messi after FIFA unexpectedly extended the voting period for the Ballon dOr to Nov. Zapatillas Salomon Baratas . The International Olympic Committee released the official list of bid cities on Friday after the deadline for applications had passed. The candidates -- all previously announced in their own countries -- are: Almaty, Kazakhstan; Beijing; Krakow, Poland; Lviv, Ukraine; Oslo, Norway; and Stockholm. . The Oilers come in having lost five in a row (0-4-1) and 16 of their last 20 games, dropping a 2-1 decision to the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday. HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Dexter Werner scored 14 points and North Dakota State beat Navy 66-59 on Friday in the High Point University Tournament.Werner was 6-of-9 shooting and had four his teams 10 steals. Tyson Wade, who had a pair of 3-pointers, added 12 points for the Bison (3-0).Hasan Abdullah was 4 of 8 from 3-point range and scored 12 points for the Midshipmen (1-2). Shawn Anderson, Navys leading scorer last year who missed the previous game, scored 10 points before fouling out.Navy had 14 turnovers in first half in falling behind 32-26 then rallied to take a two-point lead on an Abdullah 3-pointer with 7:23 remaining. Zapatillas Salomon España. . The lead seesawed before Werner spun in the paint and made a short jumper to go up 57-54 with 1:32 remaining. A.J. Jacobson made six free throws in the final 28 seconds and Paul Miller two more to keep Navy at bay. ' ' ' 
MILWAUKEE -- Pittsburghs Jameson Taillon remembers Hernan Perez from their days opposing each other in the minors. Wholesale Adidas Shoes Free Shipping . The rookie right-hander would just as soon forget about him now.Perez drove in three runs with a two-run homer and an RBI single, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pirates 5-3 on Saturday night after Pittsburgh dealt closer Mark Melancon to Washington.Shifted to third in the batting order because Ryan Braun was sidelined by with right-side tightness, Perez hit a two-run homer in the first off rookie Taillon (2-2).I actually played him coming up with the Tigers in Double-A and Triple-A, Taillon said about Perezs time with Detroit. Im pretty confident I owned him in the minor leagues.Not anymore.Now is when it counts, Taillon said. Hes got me a couple of times.Moved up in the order on Thursday because of Brauns injury, Perez hit a two-run homer off Arizonas Robbie Ray. Perez has seven home runs this season; he had one in 156 games before this year.I feel good right now at the plate, Perez said. I am taking good pitches to swing. Put a good swing on the ball and good things happen.Taillon said that the pitch Perez hit for the home run didnt go where he wanted it.It was a two-seamer that was supposed to run in on his hands, Taillon said. It didnt do too much.With the trading of third baseman Aaron Hill to Boston on July 7, Perez has been playing more often, usually at third, but he has gotten time at short and right field.I feel good right now, getting good pitches to swing at, Perez said. Im putting good swings on the ball and making something happen.Perez is batting .360 with nine runs, three doubles, three home runs and 14 RBI since the All-Star break.Brewers manager Craig Counsell likes what he sees from Perez.Hes the definition of an improving player for me, Counsell said. Being able to slip into that spot and still produce, that says something for sure.Chase Anderson (6-10) gave up an unearned run and four hits in five innings, striking out a season-high seven. Jeremy Jeffress pitched the ninth for his 26th save in 27 chances, allowing Jordy Mercers RBI single.Milwaukee has won eight straight home games against the Pirates and kept two-time All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy on the bench as the Brewers considered trade possibilities. According to multiple reports, Milwaukee has an agreement in place to send Lucroy to the Cleveland Indians?in exchange for four minor league prospects, pending the catchers approval.Jung Ho Kangs RBI single in the fourth cut the gap, but Milwaukee opened a 4-1 lead against reliever Jonathan Niese with two outs in the seventh when Scooter Gennett had a run-scoring bloop single and Perezs third hit of the game drove in another run.Gregory Polanco hit his 14th homer, an eighth-inning drive off Will Smith. Kirk Nieuwenhuis homered against Neftali Feliz in the bottom half.Nieuwenhuis saved a run in the fourth with a long throw from right that catcher Martin Maldonado caught on the fly. Kang missed the plate with his slide and Maldonado missed his first tag attempt, the tagged a lunging Maldonado for the inning-ending out.FREESE OUTDavid Freese was ejected by plate umpire Marty Foster for arguing balls and strikes before the Brewers came to bat in the fifth. Freese had just struck out swinging. John Jaso replaced Freese at first base.TAILLON DENIEDNieuwenhuis charged Taillons one-hop line drive in the fifth and fired a strike to first baseman Chris Carter to just get Taillon. That would have been the rookies first hit in 12 at-bats.TRAINERS ROOMPirates: Melancon was traded for reliever Felipe Rivero and pitching prospect Taylor Hearn. I get the business side of it, Melancon said. It is what it is. I am just happy I was part of this organization. . C Francisco Cervelli was back in the starting lineup after being helped off the field in the eighth inning of Friday nights game. Gennett was hit by a pitch, and the ball ended up catching Cervelli on his inside right foot. I feel better, Cervelli said. I did a lot of treatment last night. In the moment, I thought it was broke. It was hard. It was the same spot I got hit in Miami.Brewers: Milwaukee C Jonathan Lucroy was not in the starting lineup for Saturday nights game against the Pirates as the Brewers considered trade possibilities. ... Braun, a late scratch, missed his third consecutive game.UP NEXTPirates: LHP Francisco Liriano (6-10) makes his second start this season against the Brewers. He struck out 13 over 6 2/3 innings and won 5-3 on July 21. He struck out 13 over 6 2/3 innings and won 5-3 on July 21. He needs two strikeouts for 1500 in his career. He has lost four of his last five road decisions.Brewers: RHP Matt Garza (1-4, 5.74) makes his ninth start of the season and second against the Pirates since being reinstated from the 60-day disabled list on June 14 with a right lat strain. He allowed five runs on eight hits in five innings in the 5-3 loss to Liriano and the Pirates.Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.? Cheap Adidas Shoes Store . The team says the Spain international has a muscle pull in his right leg. Barcelona hosts third-division side Cartagena in the return leg of their round-of-32 tie after winning their first meeting 4-1. Adidas Factory Outlet Online . The formidable trio of Canadian receivers -- individually known as Chris Getzlaf, Rob Bagg and Andy Fantuz -- will share the field at Mosaic Stadium one more time on Sunday. . LOUIS -- Valtteri Filppula assisted on three of Tampa Bays four goals, and the Lightning beat the St. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Senior Raina Hembry recorded 12 kills and a season-high seven blocks to lead Tennessee to a 3-0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-16) victory over Ole Miss on Friday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.The Vols (12-7, 2-4 SEC) snapped a three-match SEC losing streak in straight-set fashion, hitting .288 for the match while holding Ole Miss (12-7, 1-5) to .045.Freshman setter Sedona Hansen recorded her eighth double-double of the season, finishing with 32 assists and a team-leading 12 digs.After having just one team block in Sundays 3-0 loss at No. 25 Kentucky, the Vols out-blocked Ole Miss 11 to 6. Tennessee also had 51 digs to Ole Miss 49.We went into the gym this past week and we had to clean up somethings we just had to get better at, Tennessee head coach Rob Patrick said. The things the young ladies put into practice this week really came to fruition during the match today with our blocking and some of our defensive positioning.Tennessee concludes the weekend by hosting Arkansas on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. It will be streamed on WatchESPN and the ESPN app as an SEC Network+ broadcast.Tennessee controllled the opening set with a . Cheap Adidas Shoes China. 324 hitting average, led by Hembry, who contributed five kills on seven attacks. The Vols broke away early in the set by scoring six of seven points to go up 8-3 on a kill by Alyssa Andreno. Tennessee eventually led the set by as many as 10 points twice and a 3-0 run by the Vols secured the opening frame, 25-15.Ole Miss played closer in the second set but continued to fall behind the Vols. The Rebels tied the set 12-12 but the Vols won four of the next five points to go ahead 16-13 on a solo block by Tessa Grubbs and stayed in front the rest of the way. The Vols won five of the last six points to take the second 25-18.Tennessee hit for .324 once again, compared to the Rebels .135 in the set.In the third set, Tennessee broke a 9-9 tie by winning eight of nine points, capped by an ace from Erica Treiber to put Tennessee ahead 17-10. Junior Kendra Turner entered the match late and got the Vols final three kills, ending the match 25-16. ' ' ' 
Green water in pools is something you wont see at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, says a top official. Venta Zapatillas Saucony .During this past summers Rio Olympics, officials gave up on cleaning a green-tinged water in one of the pools at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center, so they drained and transferred almost 1 million gallons of clear water from a nearby practice pool in time for the start of synchronized swimming events. An adjacent, smaller pool continued to be used for diving competitions, even though it remained murky. American diver Abby Johnston dubbed it the swamp.But on Monday, FINA president Julio Cesar Maglione told Kyodo news agency that will not happen again in Tokyo, host of the next Summer Games.I visited the place where they are beginning to build the new swimming pool and... it will have all the requirements for an excellent championship because the last condition in Rio was different, Maglione told Kyodo. We are sure that it will be fine here.Back in August, Rio officials blamed a contractor mistake -- dumping hydrogen peroxide into the pool that caused an adverse reaction when it mixed with chlorine -- for venue pools turning green during the Olympics. Rio 2016 spokesman Mario Andrada called the pool draining a radical measure that was necessary to ensure clear water for both judges and competitors and stressed that the kale-colored water posed no risk to the health of the athletes.Of course it is an embarrassment because we are hosting the Olympic Games, Andrada then said. It should be light blue, transparent. We could have done better in fixing it quickly. We learned a painful lesson the hard way.Tokyos pool venue is being built near the existing Tatsumi International Swimming Center, but there is debate over whether it should hold a 15,000- or 20,000-seat capacity.Information from The Associated Press was used in this report. Saucony Outlet España .Y. -- Jayna Hefford scored the winning goal Friday as Canada survived a scare with a 4-3 win over Sweden at the Four Nations womens hockey tournament. Zapatillas Saucony Rebajas . -- Edmontons Val Sweeting is two wins away from a trip to Winnipeg to play in Canadas Road of the Rings in December. .C. -- When North Carolina freshman Ryan Switzer reported to training camp in August he was a little miffed to learn he was third on the depth chart at punt returner.Christian Horner says Red Bulls relationship with Renault is much improved and the French manufacturers return to team ownership has given them their desire and impetus back. A split between Red Bull and Renault had appeared inevitable during most of last season amid a series of fractious public fallouts, before a late U-turn resulted in the two parties realigning their relationship and continuing for 2016.Renault also ramped up their F1 involvement by buying back the Lotus team and Horner believes that commitment has helped accelerate their previously stuttering engine programme. The relationship is much improved over the winter, the Red Bull team boss told Sky Sports F1.I think genuine progress is really being made and the difference now is Renault have got their own team and theyve got that desire and impetus back.Despite Renault still spending the fewest development tokens of F1s four manufacturers over the winter, apparent improvements to their power unit have helped Red Bull make a more encouraging start to the new season, with back-to-back fourth-placed finishes.Standings: Constructors ChampionshipA big engine upgrade is expected for the Canadian GP in June and Horner added: We are seeing progress. The work they are doing with Mario Illien seems to be going well and theres a really different feel around the progress thats being made. The battle scars of recent seasons are still evident by the fact the Renault engine in Red Bulls car does not carry the French manufacturers name, instead that of new sponsor Tag Heuer,Speaking to the official F1 website, Horner confirmed: They are both the same [spec of engine]. They are identical. Whatever Renault benefit from also goes for the TAG Heuer-badged engine.Get Skky F1: Every race liveRed Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz threatened on several occasions last year to pull his two teams out of F1 as they courted alternative engine suppliers, before giving the green light to the revised Renault deal for the senior squad. Comprar Zapatillas Saucony Baratas. And although the former world champions last won a race in August 2014, Horner added: Dietrichs will is very consistent since day one: he wants to compete - and compete for victories. He understands the situation that we have - that we have a great team and that we are fighting back. That process has started this year. Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo damaged his front wing during the ‘chaos’ at the start of the Bahrain GP and is delighted with his 5th place Also See: The F1 Gossip Column VOTE: Rank the 2016 F1 cars ' ' ' 
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