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CLEVELAND -- Jim Thome said he had only one regret as he entered the Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame: Albert Belle, another slugger who teamed with Thome on Clevelands powerful teams in the mid-1990s, wasnt in attendance for Saturdays ceremony. DeAndre Hopkins Womens Jersey .I was looking forward to seeing him, said Thome, the franchise leader in home runs with 337. I know the fans would have loved to see him. It would have been exciting.Belle provided a menacing presence in Clevelands lineup but was known as much for his temper, which led to several suspensions. He has had a chilly relationship with the Indians organization since leaving as a free agent following the 1996 season.Belle declined an invitation to attend this weekends ceremonies. He also didnt attend a 20-year anniversary celebration of the 1995 team that won Clevelands first pennant in 41 years.The Indians paid tribute to Belle with a video package featuring several of his memorable moments with the team.Frank Robinson, who became the first African-American manager in the major leagues with the Indians in 1975, and outfielder Charlie Jamieson, who starred for the team in the 1920s, also were inducted.Thome, who received a long standing ovation as he walked on the field, played for the Indians from 1991-02 and again in 2011. His 13-year-old daughter, Lila, sang the national anthem.We made it fun here, said Thome, who will be eligible for the Hall of Fame in 2018. Cleveland will always hold a special place in my heart.Indians manager Terry Franconas teams went against Thome several times over the years.I used to scream at him when he came up to hit, tell him to bunt, Francona said. He was one of the handful of guys if I wasnt managing Id pay to watch hit. He took those big swings and hit those majestic home runs. He had one thing on his mind when he was hitting. Tytus Howard Texans Jersey .C. -- Kemba Walker and the Charlotte Bobcats got off to a fast start, and the Sacramento Kings were never quite able to catch up. Houston Texans Jerseys .ca looks back at the stories and moments that made the year memorable. http://www.texansrookiestore.com/Texans-Deshaun-Watson-Jersey/ . You can watch the game live on TSN at 7:30pm et/4:30pm pt. The Flyers had won seven of eight before dropping their last two outings on consecutive days over the weekend. Philadelphia was handed a 6-3 loss by the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday afternoon before dropping a 4-1 decision to the Rangers the following night in New York City. TORONTO -- After wrapping up their Division Series sweep of the Texas Rangers on Sunday night, the Toronto Blue Jays were able to kick back Monday, celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving and watch the Cleveland Indians beat Boston, finalizing their AL Championship Series matchup.Back at Rogers Centre for a light workout on Tuesday afternoon, Toronto tabbed right-hander Marco Estrada as its starter for Fridays Game 1 in Cleveland.Manager John Gibbons said Estrada was the logical choice to start the opener after winning elimination games for the Blue Jays in both the ALDS and ALCS in 2015.More recently, Estrada allowed one run and four hits in 8 1/3 innings to beat Texas in Game 1 of the ALDS last Thursday.He pitched two of our biggest games in the playoffs (last year) to keep us alive, Gibbons said, and then he had the big one the other night. Hes one guy, too, that probably needs more than anybody to keep on as close to normal (rest) as possible, not too much time off.Estrada, who did not speak to reporters Tuesday, is 3-1 with a 2.68 ERA in eight career postseason games, including four starts. He made four postseason relief appearances for Milwaukee in 2011.Gibbons said right-hander Aaron Sanchez, who led the AL with a 3.00 ERA this season, will likely make just one start in the ALCS as the Blue Jays continue to limit his career-high workload.Toronto, which lost to Kansas City in six games in last years ALCS, is looking to reach the World Series for the first time since winning back-to-back championships in 1992 and 1993.To get there, theyll have to beat an Indians squad that Gibbons called tremendous, and probably the most balanced team in the American League.Its a very, very good offense, one of the best out there, so thats not easy, Gibbons said. Theyve got a good defensive club. Theyre real athletic and young. Tough ball club to shut down. Theyre hot like us, too.The Blue Jays won three of seven meetings with the Indians in the regular season. Four of those games, including all three in an August series at Cleveland, were decided by one run.Were going to haave a tough task at hand but we feel like we have a team that can do that, Blue Jays slugger and reigning AL MVP Josh Donaldson said. Max Scharping Womens Jersey. .The Indians are seeking to give title-starved Cleveland its second championship in less than a year after the NBAs Cavaliers ended a 52-year drought dating to a 1964 NFL championship for footballs Browns.Nobody in this clubhouse doubts what were what capable of, left-hander Andrew Miller said after the Indians swept the Red Sox with a 4-3 win Monday night. We saw in our games in Cleveland how much support we have. Its a special place to be. I think we have bigger things ahead of us, but its not going to be any easier.Clevelands payroll ranks among the lower third of big league teams, some $26 million less than Torontos, but thats of little concern to Indians right-hander Josh Tomlin, who allowed two runs and four hits in five innings to beat Boston in Game 3.You can see it takes a special group of people instead of a group of superstars, Tomlin said.Toronto will have four days off between eliminating Texas and playing Game 1 in Cleveland. It means valuable rest for everyone, Gibbons said, but especially for second baseman Devon Travis and left-hander Francisco Liriano.Liriano was removed from the ALDS roster because of concussion sustained in Game 2 after he was struck in the back of the head by a Carlos Gomez line drive measured at 102 mph.Liriano, who has made two relief appearances this postseason, said he felt fine after playing catch and riding an exercise bike Tuesday.The second day after I got hit I felt a little dizzy, Liriano said. After that, everything has felt normal. No headache, no dizziness, nothing.Liriano isnt eligible to return until Game 2 of the ALCS.Travis battled a sore knee for almost a month before he was scratched from Game 2 against Texas. He was available off the bench in Game 3 but did not play.Im feeling much better, Travis said. Ill be ready to go Friday. ' ' ' 
MADISON, Wis. Morten Andersen Youth Jersey . -- Vitto Brown hadnt even broken a sweat when Wisconsin coach Greg Gard pulled the forward and fellow starter Ethan Happ just more than a minute into Thursday nights game with Chicago State.But the move sent a message.Brown ending up scoring 12 points to lead No. 9 Wisconsin as the Badgers shook off some uneven play from their starters to beat the Cougars 69-51.Its always important to send a message with your leaders like us because they know if we mess up and can be taken out, the other guys will be held to the same standard, Brown said.Gard said he figured some of his starters would be sluggish two days after a 79-67 loss to No. 22 Creighton. But after seeing a couple of careless turnovers to start the game and a quick 8-0 deficit, he had enough.Gards move paid off. Khalil Iverson came off the bench to add 11 points, and freshman guard DMitrik Trice dished out seven assists in 23 minutes. Meanwhile, Bronson Koenig added 10 points, though he was 1 of 6 from 3-point range.Thats the nice thing about having guys on the bench who will go in and play as hard as you can, as smart as you can, for as long as you can, Gard said.The Badgers (2-1) were just 11 of 39 from beyond the 3-point line against Creighton. They again struggled from deep Thursday, hitting 5 of 19. But they had little trouble with the Cougars (1-1) inside as they pulled away. They hit almost 54 percent of their two-point attempts, outscoring Chicago State 34-10 in the paint.Fred Sims scored 26 points to lead Chicago State, which came out in a zone and pressed Wisconsin early.Coach Tracy Dildy said his staff saw Wisconsins shooting troubles in Tuesdays game and decided to go with a zone to see where it can take us. With the Badgers struggles continuing, he added, it likely made the Cougars zone look better than it was.But they stopped settling for 3s and really were able to have their way pounding it inside, he said.BIG PICTUREChicago State: Hey, its a paycheck. The Panthers went 4-28 last season, including 0-14 in the Western Athletic Conference. They were a tune up for a bigger, deeper and more talented team.Wisconsin: It wasnt always pretty but Wisconsin played better inside than it did in Tuesdays loss and now moves onto bigger challenges.TOUGH NIGHT AT THE OFFICEWisconsins Nigel Hayes, who scored 16 points in Tuesdays loss, was a non-factor. He was 1 for 8 from the field, including 1 for 4 from 3-point range, and 0 for 2 from the free throw line. He finished with three points. He wasnt the only one who struggled. Fellow starter Zak Showalter missed all five shots he took, including four from behind the 3-point line.PROTEST CONTINUESHayes and and fellow Badger Jordan Hill continued their protest during the national anthem. Both stood a step behind the rest of their teammates while it was played. Hayes stood with his hands clasped behind his back, head down with the collar of his warm-up shirt pulled up over the bottom half of his face.POLL IMPLICATIONSIts not going to make up for Tuesdays loss to Creighton. But the Badgers largely took care of business and have a chance to redeem themselves in the eyes of pollsters when they head to Maui next week.UP NEXTChicago State: The Cougars travel to Oakland on Saturday as they play 14 of their 16 pre-conference games on the road. That includes two games next month in Nevada as part of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic.Wisconsin: The Badgers will get some stiffer competition against No. 21 Tennessee on Monday in the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. Drew Brees Saints Jersey . Pedro scored from a pass by Lionel Messi in the 33rd minute and added two more goals in the 47th and 72nd after Valdes saved his second penalty in four days following his stop in Wednesdays 4-0 over Ajax in the Champions League. Alvin Kamara Womens Jersey . The Canadian squad, skipped by Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg, got on the board first with two in the second end, and followed that with two more apiece in the fourth and sixth ends. http://www.authenticsaintssportsonline.com/saints-drew-brees-gold-jersey/ . LOUIS -- St. DENVER -- A combination of power and small ball helped the Houston Astros break open a tight game in the late innings. J.D. Martinez hit a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning, Carlos Pena connected for a home run as part of a three-run ninth, and the Astros rallied against Colorados bullpen to beat the Rockies 6-3 on Wednesday night. The Astros overcame 12 strikeouts and Troy Tulowitzkis first multihomer game since 2011 in taking the opener of a two-game interleague set at Coors Field. Leading 3-2, Houston got a boost when Pena started the ninth with his fourth homer, driving a full-count offering from Rob Scahill over the right-field wall. Trevor Crowe followed by beating out an infield single and one out later, pinch-hitter Jimmy Parades singled to left, advancing Crowe to third. Marwin Gonzalez followed with a safety squeeze, laying down a sacrifice bunt as Crowe broke for the plate and scored. "It was absolutely perfect," Crowe said. "I felt like the last 15 steps, I walked home because the bunt could not have been better. On a safety squeeze, you want to roll it down the first-base line and Marwin was able to do that." Brandon Barnes singled to drive in the innings final run for the Astros. "That was good baseball there," Astros manager Bo Porter said. "The three runs in the ninth were huge in this ballpark. Guys did a great job. Getting the sacrifice bunt down, Trevor going first to third and Gonzo, great job with the safety squeeze and the two-out RBI was huge. A four-run lead here is really a two-run lead." Paul Clemens (3-2) pitched 1 2-3 innings of scoreless relief. Gonzalez led off the eighth with a single off reliever Edgmer Escalona (1-2). Jose Altuve was intentionally walked and Rex Brothers relieved Escalona. Brothers struck out Jason Castro but Martinez hit a two-out single up the middle, scoring Gonzalez to put the Astros in front by a run. "This guys a run producer," Porter said of Martinez. "Hes one of those guys, when there are RBIs out there, he smells them. Hes put together some of his best at-bats with runners in scoring position." Colorado had runners on first and second with two outs in the bottom of the eighth, but first baseman Pena made a diving catch of Jordan Pachecos liner to end the threat. "Of course its frustrating, but thats how baseball goes,&quuot; Pacheco said. Cameron Jordan Saints Jersey. "Weve just got to keep swinging, keep getting guys on." Tulowitzki homered in the ninth off reliever Jose Veras and off starter Erik Bedard in the fourth for his seventh career multihomer game. The last was Aug. 27, 2011, against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Rockies couldnt take advantage of a solid start from Tyler Chatwood, who struck out 10 batters in six innings. "Tyler did a great job," Rockies manager Walt Weiss said. "We didnt get the big hit to get the big inning. But Tyler certainly did his part." The strikeout total was the most in a game by a Rockies starter this season and a career high for Chatwood, who allowed two runs on four hits. "I think I was getting ahead and I was able to put some guys away with my slider," Chatwood said. "Me and Jimmy (Wright, Rockies pitching coach) worked on it in our last side session. Its been kind of inconsistent, but I found it tonight." Bedard also pitched well and did not get a decision. He went six innings and allowed two runs on seven hits. It was the third consecutive outing in which he has allowed only two runs. Houston struck first, getting a run in the second inning on Matt Dominguezs sacrifice fly. Tulowitzki answered leading off the fourth, when he drove the first offering from Bedard the opposite way into the right-field seats. It was his 11th home run of the season and also produced the 500th run scored of his career. Tulowitzkis two-out double in the fifth drove in Pacheco. But the Astros tied it up at 2-all in the sixth when Barnes scored on a sacrifice fly by Castro. Chatwood escaped further damage in the inning when he fanned Martinez and Pena for his ninth and 10th strikeouts of the game. His previous high for strikeouts was six. NOTES: The Rockies recalled Scahill from Triple A Colorado Springs and made room for him by optioning OF Charlie Blackmon. ... Colorado stranded 12 baserunners. ... The Rockies are six games into a stretch in which they play 17 games in 17 days. ... The Astros, whose Triple-A affiliate is in Oklahoma City, raised $21,000 this week through the Astros Foundation to aid Oklahomas tornado relief efforts. The money is being forwarded to the Red Cross. ... The Rockies acquired Chatwood two years ago from the Angels in exchange for catcher Chris Iannetta. ... Martinez has had back-to-back games with multiple hits. ' ' ' 
MADISON, Wis. Morten Andersen Youth Jersey . -- Vitto Brown hadnt even broken a sweat when Wisconsin coach Greg Gard pulled the forward and fellow starter Ethan Happ just more than a minute into Thursday nights game with Chicago State.But the move sent a message.Brown ending up scoring 12 points to lead No. 9 Wisconsin as the Badgers shook off some uneven play from their starters to beat the Cougars 69-51.Its always important to send a message with your leaders like us because they know if we mess up and can be taken out, the other guys will be held to the same standard, Brown said.Gard said he figured some of his starters would be sluggish two days after a 79-67 loss to No. 22 Creighton. But after seeing a couple of careless turnovers to start the game and a quick 8-0 deficit, he had enough.Gards move paid off. Khalil Iverson came off the bench to add 11 points, and freshman guard DMitrik Trice dished out seven assists in 23 minutes. Meanwhile, Bronson Koenig added 10 points, though he was 1 of 6 from 3-point range.Thats the nice thing about having guys on the bench who will go in and play as hard as you can, as smart as you can, for as long as you can, Gard said.The Badgers (2-1) were just 11 of 39 from beyond the 3-point line against Creighton. They again struggled from deep Thursday, hitting 5 of 19. But they had little trouble with the Cougars (1-1) inside as they pulled away. They hit almost 54 percent of their two-point attempts, outscoring Chicago State 34-10 in the paint.Fred Sims scored 26 points to lead Chicago State, which came out in a zone and pressed Wisconsin early.Coach Tracy Dildy said his staff saw Wisconsins shooting troubles in Tuesdays game and decided to go with a zone to see where it can take us. With the Badgers struggles continuing, he added, it likely made the Cougars zone look better than it was.But they stopped settling for 3s and really were able to have their way pounding it inside, he said.BIG PICTUREChicago State: Hey, its a paycheck. The Panthers went 4-28 last season, including 0-14 in the Western Athletic Conference. They were a tune up for a bigger, deeper and more talented team.Wisconsin: It wasnt always pretty but Wisconsin played better inside than it did in Tuesdays loss and now moves onto bigger challenges.TOUGH NIGHT AT THE OFFICEWisconsins Nigel Hayes, who scored 16 points in Tuesdays loss, was a non-factor. He was 1 for 8 from the field, including 1 for 4 from 3-point range, and 0 for 2 from the free throw line. He finished with three points. He wasnt the only one who struggled. Fellow starter Zak Showalter missed all five shots he took, including four from behind the 3-point line.PROTEST CONTINUESHayes and and fellow Badger Jordan Hill continued their protest during the national anthem. Both stood a step behind the rest of their teammates while it was played. Hayes stood with his hands clasped behind his back, head down with the collar of his warm-up shirt pulled up over the bottom half of his face.POLL IMPLICATIONSIts not going to make up for Tuesdays loss to Creighton. But the Badgers largely took care of business and have a chance to redeem themselves in the eyes of pollsters when they head to Maui next week.UP NEXTChicago State: The Cougars travel to Oakland on Saturday as they play 14 of their 16 pre-conference games on the road. That includes two games next month in Nevada as part of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic.Wisconsin: The Badgers will get some stiffer competition against No. 21 Tennessee on Monday in the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. Drew Brees Saints Jersey . Pedro scored from a pass by Lionel Messi in the 33rd minute and added two more goals in the 47th and 72nd after Valdes saved his second penalty in four days following his stop in Wednesdays 4-0 over Ajax in the Champions League. Alvin Kamara Womens Jersey . The Canadian squad, skipped by Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg, got on the board first with two in the second end, and followed that with two more apiece in the fourth and sixth ends. http://www.authenticsaintssportsonline.com/saints-drew-brees-gold-jersey/ . LOUIS -- St. DENVER -- A combination of power and small ball helped the Houston Astros break open a tight game in the late innings. J.D. Martinez hit a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning, Carlos Pena connected for a home run as part of a three-run ninth, and the Astros rallied against Colorados bullpen to beat the Rockies 6-3 on Wednesday night. The Astros overcame 12 strikeouts and Troy Tulowitzkis first multihomer game since 2011 in taking the opener of a two-game interleague set at Coors Field. Leading 3-2, Houston got a boost when Pena started the ninth with his fourth homer, driving a full-count offering from Rob Scahill over the right-field wall. Trevor Crowe followed by beating out an infield single and one out later, pinch-hitter Jimmy Parades singled to left, advancing Crowe to third. Marwin Gonzalez followed with a safety squeeze, laying down a sacrifice bunt as Crowe broke for the plate and scored. "It was absolutely perfect," Crowe said. "I felt like the last 15 steps, I walked home because the bunt could not have been better. On a safety squeeze, you want to roll it down the first-base line and Marwin was able to do that." Brandon Barnes singled to drive in the innings final run for the Astros. "That was good baseball there," Astros manager Bo Porter said. "The three runs in the ninth were huge in this ballpark. Guys did a great job. Getting the sacrifice bunt down, Trevor going first to third and Gonzo, great job with the safety squeeze and the two-out RBI was huge. A four-run lead here is really a two-run lead." Paul Clemens (3-2) pitched 1 2-3 innings of scoreless relief. Gonzalez led off the eighth with a single off reliever Edgmer Escalona (1-2). Jose Altuve was intentionally walked and Rex Brothers relieved Escalona. Brothers struck out Jason Castro but Martinez hit a two-out single up the middle, scoring Gonzalez to put the Astros in front by a run. "This guys a run producer," Porter said of Martinez. "Hes one of those guys, when there are RBIs out there, he smells them. Hes put together some of his best at-bats with runners in scoring position." Colorado had runners on first and second with two outs in the bottom of the eighth, but first baseman Pena made a diving catch of Jordan Pachecos liner to end the threat. "Of course its frustrating, but thats how baseball goes,&quuot; Pacheco said. Cameron Jordan Saints Jersey. "Weve just got to keep swinging, keep getting guys on." Tulowitzki homered in the ninth off reliever Jose Veras and off starter Erik Bedard in the fourth for his seventh career multihomer game. The last was Aug. 27, 2011, against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Rockies couldnt take advantage of a solid start from Tyler Chatwood, who struck out 10 batters in six innings. "Tyler did a great job," Rockies manager Walt Weiss said. "We didnt get the big hit to get the big inning. But Tyler certainly did his part." The strikeout total was the most in a game by a Rockies starter this season and a career high for Chatwood, who allowed two runs on four hits. "I think I was getting ahead and I was able to put some guys away with my slider," Chatwood said. "Me and Jimmy (Wright, Rockies pitching coach) worked on it in our last side session. Its been kind of inconsistent, but I found it tonight." Bedard also pitched well and did not get a decision. He went six innings and allowed two runs on seven hits. It was the third consecutive outing in which he has allowed only two runs. Houston struck first, getting a run in the second inning on Matt Dominguezs sacrifice fly. Tulowitzki answered leading off the fourth, when he drove the first offering from Bedard the opposite way into the right-field seats. It was his 11th home run of the season and also produced the 500th run scored of his career. Tulowitzkis two-out double in the fifth drove in Pacheco. But the Astros tied it up at 2-all in the sixth when Barnes scored on a sacrifice fly by Castro. Chatwood escaped further damage in the inning when he fanned Martinez and Pena for his ninth and 10th strikeouts of the game. His previous high for strikeouts was six. NOTES: The Rockies recalled Scahill from Triple A Colorado Springs and made room for him by optioning OF Charlie Blackmon. ... Colorado stranded 12 baserunners. ... The Rockies are six games into a stretch in which they play 17 games in 17 days. ... The Astros, whose Triple-A affiliate is in Oklahoma City, raised $21,000 this week through the Astros Foundation to aid Oklahomas tornado relief efforts. The money is being forwarded to the Red Cross. ... The Rockies acquired Chatwood two years ago from the Angels in exchange for catcher Chris Iannetta. ... Martinez has had back-to-back games with multiple hits. ' ' '  will not play next week in Basel or in Parris next month. Lonnie Johnson Jersey. He is also ruled out of the ATP Finals in London.Nadal admitted he forced his recovery to be able to play in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and that caused him to be in pain in every tournament since then. ' ' ' 
Jimbo Fisher on Wednesday said he plans to remain the coach of the?Florida State Seminoles?for a long time. Tytus Howard Texans Jersey .Fisher, who is in his seventh season at FSU, is rumored to be an LSU?target after the school fired Les Miles.I love this university, Fisher said Wednesday, and I plan on being here for a long time. I love Florida State, and thats all Im saying. Anything else is clutter and does not concern me and is not involving me.On Monday, when asked about the LSU opening, Fisher said he hasnt been contacted and would not talk about LSU. He was an assistant coach at LSU under Nick Saban and Miles from 2000 to 2006, including the 2003 national championship season.Fisher is 71-15 as Florida States coach and has won three ACC championships and a national title. Kahale Warring Womens Jersey . Bryant, who signed a five-year, $34 million contract as a free agent with Cleveland in March, reported symptoms on Monday morning, a team spokesman said. Deshaun Watson Texans Jersey . The defence is doing its part, too. Drew Brees threw a pair of touchdown passes in the first half and the guys on the other side made sure that was enough, sending the Saints to a 17-13 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night. http://www.officialhoustontexanspro.com/Kahale-warring-texans-jersey/ . 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. MADRID -- Rafael Nadal says he will not play again in 2016 so he can fully recover from a left wrist injury.Nadal said Thursday on Facebook that hes still being bothered by the injury that kept him out of action for more than two months this season and wants to treat it properly before coming back in 2017.He said he will not play next week in Basel or in Parris next month. Lonnie Johnson Jersey. He is also ruled out of the ATP Finals in London.Nadal admitted he forced his recovery to be able to play in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and that caused him to be in pain in every tournament since then. ' ' ' 
TORONTO -- DeMar DeRozan had clearly been itching for the start of the regular season. Jason Williams Jersey . Like so many other veterans, he had to grind his way through exhibition games in training camp, gradually moving from 11 points in his first preseason game, to 15, to 20 and finally to 34 in the final warm-up game last week.His patience was rewarded Wednesday night as the Olympic gold medalist had 40 points in the Toronto Raptors 109-91 season-opening victory over the Detroit Pistons, his third career 40-point outing and just two off his career high.Preseason (stunk), he said. But youve got to do it and now the real deal is here and youre just trying to catch a rhythm.DeRozan made a career-high 17 field goals on 27 shots and was a perfect 6 for 6 from the free throw line, while Jonas Valanciunas was 10 for 15 from the field to go along with 11 rebounds. Valanciunas previous career high was 31, also against the Pistons, on Jan. 12, 2015.According to Elias Sports Bureau, the duo became the first teammates in NBA history with a 40-point game and a 30-point game in a season opener. DeRozan also broke Vince Carters opening-night franchise record of 39 points, set against the-then New Jersey Nets in 2003.I never keep track, DeRozan said of his record-breaking exploits. Somebody always informs me after the game.Valanciunas also played down his accomplishment, despite registering his second career 30-point game, as the Raptors led from the 5:13 mark of the first quarter and never looked back.Eighty-one games to go, he said. We should not get too excited; this is just the start.Tobias Harris had 22 points and Marcus Morris had 17 points and nine rebounds for the Pistons, who lost for the eighth time in their last 11 games against Toronto.Coach Stan Van Gundy was particularly irked with his teams defensive play in losing their season opener for the fifth time in seven years, especially the fact that Detroit was outrebounded 51-40. It didnt help that center Andre Drummond left the court after getting elbowed in the jaw by Valanciunas early in the first quarter, though he later returned.The rebounding was a major concern, he said. (Giving up) 54 points in the paint was a major concern and 29 free throw attempts, so that just means the team took it right at you.TIP-INSPistons: Henry Ellenson, Detroits first-round draft pick last June (18th overall) went scoreless in 2:10 of play, while second-round selection Michael Gbinije (49th overall), had two points in 2:10.Raptors: C Lucas Nogueira (ankle) sat out. . DeRozan started his franchise-record eighth straight season opener, breaking a tie with Carter. . First-round draft pick Jakob Poeltl became the first Austrian to play in the NBA. He finished with two points in 12:47 of court time. . Oct. 26 is the earliest date that Toronto has ever had a home opener. . The Raptors are 13-9 on opening night and have won four straight.HE SAID ITIts one thing to watch somebody on TV and see what he does every single night and actually being there and seeing how effortless it was. It was amazing, he was just getting to his spots, shooting over people and its like, `How does he do that?Rookie Pascal Siakam, drafted 27th overall in June, on the play of DeRozan. Siakam became the first Toronto rookie to start a season opener since Valanciunas in 2012, and rose to the occasion, hauling in nine rebounds to go along with four points in 21 minutes.UNITED NATIONSWith the draft-day additions of Poeltl (Austria) and Siakam (Cameroon), Torontos roster has players representing five countries other than the United States. Valanciunas (Lithuania), Cory Joseph (Canada), Nogueira and Bruno Caboclo (Brazil) round out the group. In their 21 seasons, the Raptors have had players representing 16 countries.ANOTHER DIMENSIONEvery fan at the Air Canada Centre was given a pair of 3D glasses. As the Raptors opened their season some of the players were jumping out of the Jumbotron to highlight some of the more spectacular plays from last season.UP NEXTPistons: Host Orlando on Friday in their home opener. Van Gundy is 6-1 against his former team since taking charge in Detroit.Raptors: Host Cleveland on Friday in an early season rematch of last years Eastern Conference Finals, won by the Cavaliers in six games. Tracy Mcgrady Jersey . -- An ugly goal by Nick Bonino helped the Anaheim Ducks overcome the defensive-minded Phoenix Coyotes on a night when their ragged power play continued to struggle. Vince Carter Magic Jersey . Colin Wilson had two goals and an assist, and Mike Fisher scored a goal and helped set up two others in the Predators 6-4 victory over the Red Wings on Monday night. http://www.magicauthentic.com/kids-tracy-mcgrady-magic-jersey/ .ca look back at each of the Top 10 stories of 2013. Today, we look back at Boston Strong - a citys recovery from tragedy. HOUSTON -- Johnathan Bowen passed for a touchdown and ran for another, Brad Woodard and Tylor Cook each ran for 100-plus yards and Texas Southern beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 27-10 on Saturday.Bowen completed 4 of 7 passes for 88 yards -- including a 59-yard touchdown to Tracy Johnson with 54 seconds left in the first half -- and had 14 carries for 66 yards.On the opening drive, Dondre Dobbins intercepted a pass by UAPBs Brandon Duncan and was tackled for no gain at the 1. Bowen capped an 18-play, 99-yard drive that spanned more than 10 minutes with a 6-yard TD run witth 14:53 left in the half. Dwight Howard Jersey. After Eric Medina made field goals of 44 and 24 yards, Johnsons touchdown catch gave Texas Southern (4-6, 4-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) a 20-0 lead at halftime.Jamal Gladdens 2-yard touchdown run put UAPB (1-9, 1-7) on the board with 6:51 left in the third. But when the Tigers ensuing drive stalled at the UAPB 34, Texas Southern ran a fake punt and Medina hit Elie Nabushosi to make it 27-7. ' ' ' 
Jimbo Fisher on Wednesday said he plans to remain the coach of the?Florida State Seminoles?for a long time. Tytus Howard Texans Jersey .Fisher, who is in his seventh season at FSU, is rumored to be an LSU?target after the school fired Les Miles.I love this university, Fisher said Wednesday, and I plan on being here for a long time. I love Florida State, and thats all Im saying. Anything else is clutter and does not concern me and is not involving me.On Monday, when asked about the LSU opening, Fisher said he hasnt been contacted and would not talk about LSU. He was an assistant coach at LSU under Nick Saban and Miles from 2000 to 2006, including the 2003 national championship season.Fisher is 71-15 as Florida States coach and has won three ACC championships and a national title. Kahale Warring Womens Jersey . Bryant, who signed a five-year, $34 million contract as a free agent with Cleveland in March, reported symptoms on Monday morning, a team spokesman said. Deshaun Watson Texans Jersey . The defence is doing its part, too. Drew Brees threw a pair of touchdown passes in the first half and the guys on the other side made sure that was enough, sending the Saints to a 17-13 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night. http://www.officialhoustontexanspro.com/Kahale-warring-texans-jersey/ . 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. MADRID -- Rafael Nadal says he will not play again in 2016 so he can fully recover from a left wrist injury.Nadal said Thursday on Facebook that hes still being bothered by the injury that kept him out of action for more than two months this season and wants to treat it properly before coming back in 2017.He said he will not play next week in Basel or in Parris next month. Lonnie Johnson Jersey. He is also ruled out of the ATP Finals in London.Nadal admitted he forced his recovery to be able to play in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and that caused him to be in pain in every tournament since then. ' ' '  run put UAPB (1-9, 1-7) on the board with 6:51 left in the third. But when the Tigers ensuing drive stalled at the UAPB 34, Texas Southern ran a fake punt and Medina hit Elie Nabushosi to make it 27-7. ' ' ' 
TORONTO -- DeMar DeRozan had clearly been itching for the start of the regular season. Jason Williams Jersey . Like so many other veterans, he had to grind his way through exhibition games in training camp, gradually moving from 11 points in his first preseason game, to 15, to 20 and finally to 34 in the final warm-up game last week.His patience was rewarded Wednesday night as the Olympic gold medalist had 40 points in the Toronto Raptors 109-91 season-opening victory over the Detroit Pistons, his third career 40-point outing and just two off his career high.Preseason (stunk), he said. But youve got to do it and now the real deal is here and youre just trying to catch a rhythm.DeRozan made a career-high 17 field goals on 27 shots and was a perfect 6 for 6 from the free throw line, while Jonas Valanciunas was 10 for 15 from the field to go along with 11 rebounds. Valanciunas previous career high was 31, also against the Pistons, on Jan. 12, 2015.According to Elias Sports Bureau, the duo became the first teammates in NBA history with a 40-point game and a 30-point game in a season opener. DeRozan also broke Vince Carters opening-night franchise record of 39 points, set against the-then New Jersey Nets in 2003.I never keep track, DeRozan said of his record-breaking exploits. Somebody always informs me after the game.Valanciunas also played down his accomplishment, despite registering his second career 30-point game, as the Raptors led from the 5:13 mark of the first quarter and never looked back.Eighty-one games to go, he said. We should not get too excited; this is just the start.Tobias Harris had 22 points and Marcus Morris had 17 points and nine rebounds for the Pistons, who lost for the eighth time in their last 11 games against Toronto.Coach Stan Van Gundy was particularly irked with his teams defensive play in losing their season opener for the fifth time in seven years, especially the fact that Detroit was outrebounded 51-40. It didnt help that center Andre Drummond left the court after getting elbowed in the jaw by Valanciunas early in the first quarter, though he later returned.The rebounding was a major concern, he said. (Giving up) 54 points in the paint was a major concern and 29 free throw attempts, so that just means the team took it right at you.TIP-INSPistons: Henry Ellenson, Detroits first-round draft pick last June (18th overall) went scoreless in 2:10 of play, while second-round selection Michael Gbinije (49th overall), had two points in 2:10.Raptors: C Lucas Nogueira (ankle) sat out. . DeRozan started his franchise-record eighth straight season opener, breaking a tie with Carter. . First-round draft pick Jakob Poeltl became the first Austrian to play in the NBA. He finished with two points in 12:47 of court time. . Oct. 26 is the earliest date that Toronto has ever had a home opener. . The Raptors are 13-9 on opening night and have won four straight.HE SAID ITIts one thing to watch somebody on TV and see what he does every single night and actually being there and seeing how effortless it was. It was amazing, he was just getting to his spots, shooting over people and its like, `How does he do that?Rookie Pascal Siakam, drafted 27th overall in June, on the play of DeRozan. Siakam became the first Toronto rookie to start a season opener since Valanciunas in 2012, and rose to the occasion, hauling in nine rebounds to go along with four points in 21 minutes.UNITED NATIONSWith the draft-day additions of Poeltl (Austria) and Siakam (Cameroon), Torontos roster has players representing five countries other than the United States. Valanciunas (Lithuania), Cory Joseph (Canada), Nogueira and Bruno Caboclo (Brazil) round out the group. In their 21 seasons, the Raptors have had players representing 16 countries.ANOTHER DIMENSIONEvery fan at the Air Canada Centre was given a pair of 3D glasses. As the Raptors opened their season some of the players were jumping out of the Jumbotron to highlight some of the more spectacular plays from last season.UP NEXTPistons: Host Orlando on Friday in their home opener. Van Gundy is 6-1 against his former team since taking charge in Detroit.Raptors: Host Cleveland on Friday in an early season rematch of last years Eastern Conference Finals, won by the Cavaliers in six games. Tracy Mcgrady Jersey . -- An ugly goal by Nick Bonino helped the Anaheim Ducks overcome the defensive-minded Phoenix Coyotes on a night when their ragged power play continued to struggle. Vince Carter Magic Jersey . Colin Wilson had two goals and an assist, and Mike Fisher scored a goal and helped set up two others in the Predators 6-4 victory over the Red Wings on Monday night. http://www.magicauthentic.com/kids-tracy-mcgrady-magic-jersey/ .ca look back at each of the Top 10 stories of 2013. Today, we look back at Boston Strong - a citys recovery from tragedy. HOUSTON -- Johnathan Bowen passed for a touchdown and ran for another, Brad Woodard and Tylor Cook each ran for 100-plus yards and Texas Southern beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 27-10 on Saturday.Bowen completed 4 of 7 passes for 88 yards -- including a 59-yard touchdown to Tracy Johnson with 54 seconds left in the first half -- and had 14 carries for 66 yards.On the opening drive, Dondre Dobbins intercepted a pass by UAPBs Brandon Duncan and was tackled for no gain at the 1. Bowen capped an 18-play, 99-yard drive that spanned more than 10 minutes with a 6-yard TD run witth 14:53 left in the half. Dwight Howard Jersey. After Eric Medina made field goals of 44 and 24 yards, Johnsons touchdown catch gave Texas Southern (4-6, 4-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) a 20-0 lead at halftime.Jamal Gladdens 2-yard touchdown run put UAPB (1-9, 1-7) on the board with 6:51 left in the third. But when the Tigers ensuing drive stalled at the UAPB 34, Texas Southern ran a fake punt and Medina hit Elie Nabushosi to make it 27-7. ' ' ' 
Jimbo Fisher on Wednesday said he plans to remain the coach of the?Florida State Seminoles?for a long time. Tytus Howard Texans Jersey .Fisher, who is in his seventh season at FSU, is rumored to be an LSU?target after the school fired Les Miles.I love this university, Fisher said Wednesday, and I plan on being here for a long time. I love Florida State, and thats all Im saying. Anything else is clutter and does not concern me and is not involving me.On Monday, when asked about the LSU opening, Fisher said he hasnt been contacted and would not talk about LSU. He was an assistant coach at LSU under Nick Saban and Miles from 2000 to 2006, including the 2003 national championship season.Fisher is 71-15 as Florida States coach and has won three ACC championships and a national title. Kahale Warring Womens Jersey . Bryant, who signed a five-year, $34 million contract as a free agent with Cleveland in March, reported symptoms on Monday morning, a team spokesman said. Deshaun Watson Texans Jersey . The defence is doing its part, too. Drew Brees threw a pair of touchdown passes in the first half and the guys on the other side made sure that was enough, sending the Saints to a 17-13 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night. http://www.officialhoustontexanspro.com/Kahale-warring-texans-jersey/ . 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. MADRID -- Rafael Nadal says he will not play again in 2016 so he can fully recover from a left wrist injury.Nadal said Thursday on Facebook that hes still being bothered by the injury that kept him out of action for more than two months this season and wants to treat it properly before coming back in 2017.He said he will not play next week in Basel or in Parris next month. Lonnie Johnson Jersey. He is also ruled out of the ATP Finals in London.Nadal admitted he forced his recovery to be able to play in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and that caused him to be in pain in every tournament since then. ' ' ' 
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