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SAN ANTONIO -- Breanna Stewart had 21 points and seven rebounds, and the Seattle Storm ended a three-game losing streak with a 78-68 win over the San Antonio Stars on Friday night. Wholesale New Balance Shoes China .Jewell Loyd added 15 points and Crystal Langhorne had 12 points and eight rebounds for Seattle (7-12).San Antonio (5-14) only led twice, 28-26 on a Sydney Colson basket midway through the second quarter and 38-37 with two minutes left in the first half after a Moriah Jefferson 3-pointer.Stewart quickly put the Storm, ranked 10th in the AP power poll, back on top and Noelle Quinn had a 3-point play, her only points of the game. Quinn then found Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis for a 3 and Stewart had two free throws as Seattle closed the half with a 10-0 run to lead 47-38.Jefferson, the second pick in the 2016 draft after Steward, led 12th-ranked San Antonio with 16 points and Haley Peters had 15.Seattle had three players with five assists and the Storm finished with 25 assists on 30 baskets. New Balance Cheap Shoes . -- Stanford squashed Oregons national championship hopes again, schooling the Ducks in power football. Discount New Balance . -- Eastern Kentucky thrives off creating havoc for others. http://www.newbalancecheap.com/ . Now, correct me if Im wrong but I saw one official distinctly pointing at the net indicating a good goal but after an inconclusive review they overturned the goal.  Shouldnt the ruling on the ice (good goal) stand after an inconclusive review?  Why was this overturned?  James Veaudry Pembroke, ON --  Hey Kerry, Youll get a lot of these, but why was the Montreal goal against Nashville Saturday night overturned? Eller puts the puck on net and the on ice ruling from the ref behind the net is a Montreal goal. Mustafizur Rahman is among five entrants to Bangladeshs 15-member ODI squad for the first game against New Zealand in Christchurch on December 26. Fast bowler Rubel Hossain has also returned, while Mehedi Hasan, Tanbir Hayder and Subashis Roy have earned maiden call-ups. Nasir Hossain, Shafiul Islam (hamstring injury), Al-Amin Hossain and Taijul Islam have been left out.Mustafizurs last international appearance was at the World T20 in March 2016, before a shoulder injury in July sidelined him from all competitive cricket since. He underwent surgery in August, and was part of Bangladeshs training squad in Australia earlier this month. Rubel had been dropped during the ODI series against Afghanistan in September due to a lack of fitness. He was included in the training squad as Mohammad Shahids replacement.Tanbir - who is predominantly a batsman but has been picked as a legspinning allrounder - impressed coaches in the training camp in Sydney, while Subashis will be expected to extract pace and bounce from pitches in New Zealand. This is also the first ODI call-up for Mehedi, who made a dream debut during the Test series against England in October, taking 19 wickets in two Tests. Chief selector Minhazul Abedin said that the focus was on keeping the base group intact while pushing players with potential up to the international level. New Balance Womens Shoes Sale. We have kept the backbone of a settled squad that has been very successful over the last two years, Minhajul said. But at the same time, it is also important to get players in who we believe have plenty of potential to perform at the highest level. Tanbir has been a consistent performer in domestic cricket and gives a different dimension to our attack as he is a genuine legspinner. He has also impressed the coaching team during the camp in Australia.Subashis hits the deck and can extract bounce and movement off the wicket. He can be quite a handful in the conditions in New Zealand. Mehedi hasnt played ODIs yet but has all the makings of a very useful limited-overs allrounder. We have reason to believe that he has the ability to serve Bangladesh in all formats and is one for the future.The other members of Bangladeshs preliminary squad that had trained in Sydney - Mominul Haque, Nurul Hasan, Shuvagata Hom, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Taijul, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Ebadat Hossain and Mehedi Maruf - will travel with the team in New Zealand, giving the side the option to pick squads for individual ODIs and T20s. ' ' '
COLUMBIA, S. Wholesale Soccer Camo Jerseys .C. -- Sindarius Thornwell scored 22 points and South Carolina cruised to a 92-50 victory over South Carolina State on Friday night.Playing their fourth game in eight days, the Gamecocks (4-0) took control of the game early against their neighbors from nearby Orangeburg.It was good to see us playing active on the glass, at the rim, said USC coach Frank Martin. That was one thing I had been a little disappointed in with our team after the first three games. I didnt think we were rebounding the ball any where near as good as we needed to on either side of the floor.The Gamecocks held a 47-24 rebounding advantage with forwards Maik Kotsar and Chris Silva combining for 15 rebounds.The Bulldogs (1-2) attempted to press South Carolina early. The tactic didnt work, however, as the Gamecocks out-muscled their opponents inside while also making long-range jumpers.Kotsar got the Gamecocks off to a quick start, scoring eight of his 15 points in the first 10 minutes. After that Thornwell, a preseason first team All-SEC pick, took over. He had 16 in the first half.USCs lead consistently increased. It took a 50-25 advantage at halftime and didnt let up when it returned.The Gamecocks connected on 33 of their 65 shots (51 percent), while limiting South Carolina State to 16 of 52 (31 percent).South Carolinas pressure defense proved a bit too much for the Bulldogs.We pressured them, made them, made them try to score from half-court, said Thornwell. We didnt let them get into what they wanted to run. Its hard when you have to score from half-court rather than the 3-point line. Its better for our defense because it forced them into bad shots.Eric Eaves, a Columbia native, led South Carolina State in scoring with 16.The Gamecocks ability to push South Carolina State out of its comfort zone, offensively, was expected by Bulldogs coach Murray Garvin.The main stat that jumps out to me is the 30 second chance points, said Garvin. South Carolina had more offensive rebounds, it was 17 to 8 on the offensive glass. I really thought the second chance points, also the points off turnovers, was the difference in the game.BIG PICTURESouth Carolina State: The Bulldogs never got on track, mostly due to inconsistent shooting. They connected on just 16 of 52 of their field goal attempts (31 percent).South Carolina: With most of their experience in the backcourt, the Gamecocks continued to work on improving their inside play. Kotsar was impressive, making all seven of his shots and grabbing eight rebounds with two blocks. Silva, despite picking up two early fouls, scored 11 points and pulled down seven rebounds.The game is not perfect, Martin said. You make mistakes. What you cant do is, when you make a mistake, give up on a play. I thought we were a lot more active today on the glass, defensively.STILL SEARCHINGSouth Carolina State has to find a way to get better shots for Eaves, its leading scorer. Although he led the Bulldogs, USC made it difficult. He was also the only regular that hit more than 50 percent if his shots.We told out basketball team thats what we expect this year, especially against the high major opponents, Garvin said. Theyre bigger, stronger, faster. Ive got a lot of new guys in our program and this is the second time theyve played against this kind of athleticism.South Carolina, to me, is one of the better defensive teams weve faced. It wasnt anything that surprised us. We just couldnt do anything about it.UP NEXTSouth Carolina State returns to action Tuesday when it travels north to take on Syracuse in another encounter that is part of the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational.South Carolina hosts Michigan on Wednesday. Wholesale Jerseys . -- Jaye Marie Green shot a 4-under 68 on Thursday to increase her lead to five strokes after the second round of the LPGA Tours qualifying tournament. Jerseys Soccer China . Shot outdoors against the stunning backdrop of Banff, Alta., the networks 30-minute original production airs tonight at 8pm et/5pm pt on TSN2. The four All-Star teams will play for $100,000 in prize money during TSNs annual skins game, airing live this weekend on TSN from The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre. http://www.cheapsoccerjerseyssale.com/ . Coach Tom Thibodeau says the former MVP will probably start travelling with the team in the next few weeks. Rose tore the meniscus in his right knee at Portland in November and was ruled out for the remainder of the season by the Bulls. WARENSBURG, Mo. -- A predominantly white Missouri school district is apologizing after a Donald Trump campaign sign was waved during player introductions for an all-minority Kansas City basketball team.The Warrensburg school district apologized on its official Facebook page Tuesday, saying it would try to prevent similar incidents in the future.Video posted online shows someone holding the sign in the Warrensburg High School student section and fans turning their backs as Center High School players took the court Monday.Warrensburg Superintendent Sccott Patrick tells The Kansas City Star (http://bit. Soccer Jerseys From China. ly/2hlRJqy ) the back-turning is a longstanding practice, but the campaign sign took this from something that was unsportsmanlike to something that was insensitive, not necessary and inappropriate.Centers spokeswoman says players were unaware of the sign during the game.Warrensburgs school district is 80 percent white. The Center district is 19 percent white. ' ' ' in the Triple Crown, his name was available to be recycled after 25 years.No one touched it until Prince Khalid snapped it up for his gray son of Unbridleds Song. Nowc Travers, just as the old Arrogate set a Del Mar track record for 1-1/8 miles in the 1956 Handicap. Sometimes history can be so cool. ' ' '
ANAHEIM, Calif. Wholesale Air Jordan 4 Retro . -- Pitching in a tight game helped Jered Weaver concentrate even more than he usually does. Weaver outdueled Mike Pelfrey with eight innings of two-hit ball after Albert Pujols drove in a first-inning run, and the Los Angeles Angels beat Minnesota 1-0 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep by the Twins. "With the score 1-0, you try to focus a little more on executing pitches because you know that one bad pitch can hurt you -- especially in a day game with the wind blowing out," Weaver said. "You have to be a little more focused in on what you have to do. Obviously, youre going to pitch a little differently in a 1-0 game than you are in a 4-0 game." Weaver (5-5) struck out nine and walked one in his first home start against the Twins since his no-hitter on May 2, 2012. The three-time All-Star retired 19 consecutive batters during one stretch -- just four days after teammate C.J. Wilson set down 18 in a row against Oakland. "After losing the first two games to those guys, I wanted to come out and try to limit runs," Weaver said. "The game plan going into every game is to try to keep them off-balance. My fastball command was good, I was able to mix in the changeup later, and the defence took care of the rest. Pelfrey threw a great game, and one run was the difference." Weaver improved to 8-2 lifetime against the Twins with a 3.28 ERA. Doug Bernier, a 33-year-old rookie who got his first major league hit and RBI on Monday, singled on an 0-2 pitch with one out in the first. The Twins didnt get another runner until Ryan Doumit walked on four pitches with two out in the seventh, and rookie Aaron Hicks singled with two out in the eighth. "He was the No. 1 they needed him to be," Minnesotas Justin Morneau said. "We came in here winning the first two, and he beat us. We got his pitch count up a little bit early, but he settled in like most of the number ones do. He changed speeds really well and got ahead in the count. And when he works ahead, he makes that off-speed stuff more effective." Ernesto Frieri got three outs for his 25th save in 27 chances, less than 24 hours after giving up five runs including a grand slam by Chris Herrmann in the 10th inning of the Angels 10-3 loss. The right-hander ended it by striking out Herrmann with runners at the corners. "Thats why I like to be a reliever. I dont like to wait like five days to pitch," Frieri said. "I want to pitch every day. I like to get the chance the next day. If I didnt do good today, I just want my (manager) to give me another chance to prove myself." Frieri walked his first batter, then hit Bernier with an 0-2 pitch before Morneau came up and hit a not-too-high popup between the mound and first base. Frieri let it drop and started a double play by throwing to first base. Bernier ended up in a rundown and was tagged out by first baseman Mark Trumbo as Clete Thomas advanced to third. Twins manager Ron Gardenhire came out and complained to plate umpire Mike Muchlinski that is should have been ruled an infield fly. "You never expect that popup, but youve got to be ready for anything," Frieri said. "When I saw the ball coming, I heard (shortstop Erick) Aybar screaming: Drop it! Drop it! My reaction was to go to first base. Aybar and (Alberto) Callaspo were like: Next time, youve got to go to third." Angels right fielder Josh Hamilton missed his third straight game because of right ankle stiffness. Pelfrey (4-8) pitched six innings and allowed five hits, including Pujols run-scoring single in the first. "He really deserved to win that game today, but we didnt score any runs for him," Morneau said. "These last few starts hes really been throwing the ball well after coming off the DL. Today he had a little more velocity. I think that maybe that little bit of rest was what he needed. Its something he can build on and get some confidence out of that." The right-hander is 1-5 with a 4.64 ERA in his last 12 starts. His only victory during that stretch was July 6, when he pitched six innings of 3-hit ball in a 6-0 win at Toronto. "Those first two months were brutal months," Pelfrey said. "But I feel like Im back to what I used to be. So its exciting for me. And hopefully Ill continue to get better. My fastball was really good today. The velocity was there and the movement was there. I was locating on both sides of the plate. If you go in to righties, then it opens it up to go away." NOTES: With C Joe Mauer back in Minnesota spending quality time with wife Maddie and newborn twin daughters Emily and Maren, the Twins recalled Drew Butera from Triple-A Rochester after placing Mauer on the paternity list. Butera, who spent the previous three years as Mauers backup, had 79 at-bats with the Red Wings after recovering from a broken left hand. ... Former Minnesota SS and current TV analyst Roy Smalley recalled Wednesday that when he played for the club, owner Calvin Griffith offered a $10,000 bonus to any Twins player whose wife gave birth to twins. Smalleys twin daughters Catherine and Laura-Leigh were born in 1984, just before he began his third spring training with the Yankees. ... Weaver is 3-1 with a 1.33 ERA in his last four starts, lowering his overall ERA to 2.98. ... Angels CF Mike Trout was 0 for 4, ending his career-best hitting streak at 15 games. ... The Angels signed 38 of their 39 draft picks this year, the best percentage in the franchises 53-year history. The only exception was RHP Blake Goins, a 12th-round selection who decided to attend the University of Texas. Air Jordan 4 Clearance . Murray beat Sam Querrey 7-6 (5), 6-7 (3), 6-1, 6-3 to clinch Britains opening-round victory against the United States on Sunday at Petco Park. "Im proud of the way Im playing just now, because I had to do a lot of work to get back to where I want to be," Murray said after celebrating with his teammates on the red clay court in a temporary stadium in left field of the downtown home of baseballs San Diego Padres. Air Jordan 4 Outlet . The nimble-footed quarterback got his wish, dashing through the snow and a weary defence all the way into the NCAA record book. http://www.airjordan4cheap.com/ . Those lessons were more than enough to overwhelm the Utah Jazz. Lou Williams scored 25 points and the Hawks continued their offensive upswing as they rolled to an easy 118-85 victory over the Jazz on Friday night, winning their third straight and for the fourth time in five games. He didnt look like the second coming of Native Dancer when he left California last week, and he looked pretty much like the same iron-gray colt when he walked off the Hubbard van Monday afternoon at Del Mar.But what a difference a record-setting, 13-1/2-length win in the Travers can make, for its all eyes now on Arrogate, the son of Unbridleds Song who dismantled Americas oldest stakes race last Saturday with the ease of a child crumbling a tower made of Legos.There at Bob Bafferts barn FF, with the American Pharoah Triple Crown plaque mounted high on the concrete wall, Arrogate got a quick foot rinse, a tour of the tow ring, and a long drink of water before being soaped down, sponged off, and put away in his stall next to his even grayer stablemate, Cupid. (And no, Arrogate does not live in American Pharoahs Del Mar stall. American Freedom must deal with those ghosts.)Baffert has been swinging hard all year trying to replace the irreplaceable American Pharoah from a deep bench that would put the 1927 Yankees to shame. He started with Mor Spirit, doubled down with Cupid, and unleashed American Freedom to win a cluster of second-tier 3-year-old events without really stirring the blood. On paper, Arrogate appeared to be no more or less than the next batter up, with no stakes experience and a pedigree that offered cold comfort at the 1-1/4 miles required by the Travers.So much for paper.Mike couldnt stop talking, Baffert said of his Travers rider, Mike Smith. He was like, Did you see that? Can you believe that? I dont believe that. He was cracking me up.While Baffert was holding it in.After the race, I was all ready to give it the Usain Bolt, he said, striking the Olympic sprinters trademark lightning-bolt victory pose. But then I thought Im here at Saratoga, training for Juddmonte, and maybe I better keep it low key.The idea that trainers working for Prince Khalid Abdullah must maintain a strict sense of public propriety is due mainly to their high regard for the man himself. There are no particular rules of behavior required, but if the Juddmonte aura discourages Baffert from putting a trophy on his head, so be it.In the end, its the horse that counts, and those insiders and wise guys touting Arrogates superior skills before the Travers could be considered guilty of arrogating, that is, to claim something without justification. They also were right.History is full of one-trick ponies, which means Arrogates next step in the Breeders Cup Classic will be his defining challenge. If he can do it again against California Chrome, Frosted, and whatever Aidan OBrien brings to Santa Anita in November, then we can talk about the gray colt as one of the great late bloomers. Cheap Jordans From China. In the meantime, it is worth noting that Arrogate is not the first horse named Arrogate to make racing history. And the old Arrogate did some of his best work at Del Mar, not far from where the new Arrogate lives today.Old Arrogate was a foal of 1951 born into privilege at Calumet Farm but later sold to Southern California refuse entrepreneur Dick Gregorian. Reggie Cornell trained Arrogate to his most significant West Coast victories, which included the 1955 and 1956 runnings of the Del Mar Handicap, then run at nine furlongs on the main track.What a business Gregorian had, said Hall of Famer Ron McAnally, who worked for his Uncle Reggie at the time. After his trucks picked up all the trash, hed have it all separated into bottles, cans, paper, and garbage. The bottles, cans, and paper hed sell, and the garbage theyd take to a pig yard to feed the pigs. And they were his pigs! Every part of the operation was profit.Arrogate was the younger half-brother of Calumets Sun Again, the winner of the Arlington Futurity, and Fervent, a colt who on his best days could beat horses like Stymie, Phalanx, and his stablemate Armed.He was a chestnut horse, McAnally said of Arrogate. Ideal to work with. No problems at all.In his first Del Mar Handicap win, Arrogate defeated Bobby Broccato, the winner of the Santa Anita Handicap and San Juan Capistrano. In his second Del Mar score, Arrogate turned back Honeys Alibi, the winner of the Malibu Stakes and the San Diego Handicap -- but something more.It was on Sept. 3, 1956, 60 years ago Saturday, that Arrogate carried John Longden to his 4,871st victory in that Del Mar Handicap, passing the record established by Englands Sir Gordon Richards. Longdens age at the time was reported as 46, and he rode for another 10 years, retiring at what he announced was 59. Go ahead, do the math.The old Arrogate ended up winning seven stakes, a quarter-million dollars, and posted a record of 20 wins and 22 placings from 83 starts. But since he was neither a Horse of the Year, nor an Eclipse Award winner, nor the winner of a race in the Triple Crown, his name was available to be recycled after 25 years.No one touched it until Prince Khalid snapped it up for his gray son of Unbridleds Song. Nowc Travers, just as the old Arrogate set a Del Mar track record for 1-1/8 miles in the 1956 Handicap. Sometimes history can be so cool. ' ' '
COLUMBIA, S. Wholesale Soccer Camo Jerseys .C. -- Sindarius Thornwell scored 22 points and South Carolina cruised to a 92-50 victory over South Carolina State on Friday night.Playing their fourth game in eight days, the Gamecocks (4-0) took control of the game early against their neighbors from nearby Orangeburg.It was good to see us playing active on the glass, at the rim, said USC coach Frank Martin. That was one thing I had been a little disappointed in with our team after the first three games. I didnt think we were rebounding the ball any where near as good as we needed to on either side of the floor.The Gamecocks held a 47-24 rebounding advantage with forwards Maik Kotsar and Chris Silva combining for 15 rebounds.The Bulldogs (1-2) attempted to press South Carolina early. The tactic didnt work, however, as the Gamecocks out-muscled their opponents inside while also making long-range jumpers.Kotsar got the Gamecocks off to a quick start, scoring eight of his 15 points in the first 10 minutes. After that Thornwell, a preseason first team All-SEC pick, took over. He had 16 in the first half.USCs lead consistently increased. It took a 50-25 advantage at halftime and didnt let up when it returned.The Gamecocks connected on 33 of their 65 shots (51 percent), while limiting South Carolina State to 16 of 52 (31 percent).South Carolinas pressure defense proved a bit too much for the Bulldogs.We pressured them, made them, made them try to score from half-court, said Thornwell. We didnt let them get into what they wanted to run. Its hard when you have to score from half-court rather than the 3-point line. Its better for our defense because it forced them into bad shots.Eric Eaves, a Columbia native, led South Carolina State in scoring with 16.The Gamecocks ability to push South Carolina State out of its comfort zone, offensively, was expected by Bulldogs coach Murray Garvin.The main stat that jumps out to me is the 30 second chance points, said Garvin. South Carolina had more offensive rebounds, it was 17 to 8 on the offensive glass. I really thought the second chance points, also the points off turnovers, was the difference in the game.BIG PICTURESouth Carolina State: The Bulldogs never got on track, mostly due to inconsistent shooting. They connected on just 16 of 52 of their field goal attempts (31 percent).South Carolina: With most of their experience in the backcourt, the Gamecocks continued to work on improving their inside play. Kotsar was impressive, making all seven of his shots and grabbing eight rebounds with two blocks. Silva, despite picking up two early fouls, scored 11 points and pulled down seven rebounds.The game is not perfect, Martin said. You make mistakes. What you cant do is, when you make a mistake, give up on a play. I thought we were a lot more active today on the glass, defensively.STILL SEARCHINGSouth Carolina State has to find a way to get better shots for Eaves, its leading scorer. Although he led the Bulldogs, USC made it difficult. He was also the only regular that hit more than 50 percent if his shots.We told out basketball team thats what we expect this year, especially against the high major opponents, Garvin said. Theyre bigger, stronger, faster. Ive got a lot of new guys in our program and this is the second time theyve played against this kind of athleticism.South Carolina, to me, is one of the better defensive teams weve faced. It wasnt anything that surprised us. We just couldnt do anything about it.UP NEXTSouth Carolina State returns to action Tuesday when it travels north to take on Syracuse in another encounter that is part of the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational.South Carolina hosts Michigan on Wednesday. Wholesale Jerseys . -- Jaye Marie Green shot a 4-under 68 on Thursday to increase her lead to five strokes after the second round of the LPGA Tours qualifying tournament. Jerseys Soccer China . Shot outdoors against the stunning backdrop of Banff, Alta., the networks 30-minute original production airs tonight at 8pm et/5pm pt on TSN2. The four All-Star teams will play for $100,000 in prize money during TSNs annual skins game, airing live this weekend on TSN from The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre. http://www.cheapsoccerjerseyssale.com/ . Coach Tom Thibodeau says the former MVP will probably start travelling with the team in the next few weeks. Rose tore the meniscus in his right knee at Portland in November and was ruled out for the remainder of the season by the Bulls. WARENSBURG, Mo. -- A predominantly white Missouri school district is apologizing after a Donald Trump campaign sign was waved during player introductions for an all-minority Kansas City basketball team.The Warrensburg school district apologized on its official Facebook page Tuesday, saying it would try to prevent similar incidents in the future.Video posted online shows someone holding the sign in the Warrensburg High School student section and fans turning their backs as Center High School players took the court Monday.Warrensburg Superintendent Sccott Patrick tells The Kansas City Star (http://bit. Soccer Jerseys From China. ly/2hlRJqy ) the back-turning is a longstanding practice, but the campaign sign took this from something that was unsportsmanlike to something that was insensitive, not necessary and inappropriate.Centers spokeswoman says players were unaware of the sign during the game.Warrensburgs school district is 80 percent white. The Center district is 19 percent white. 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PITTSBURGH -- Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott have little interest in the big picture. Nike Shoes Outlet Clearance . Yes, the rookies understand the Dallas Cowboys are on a historic roll. Just dont expect them to start thinking about what it all means.I really dont think about whats normal and whats abnormal, Prescott said.Maybe because whats happening in Dallas might be the new normal.Elliott ran for 114 yards and two touchdowns -- both in the final two minutes -- and turned a screen pass into an 83-yard score as the Cowboys pulled off a thrilling 35-30 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night for their eighth straight win.Twice late in the fourth quarter Dallas (8-1) had the ball in Pittsburgh territory with a chance to run out the clock and attempt a game-winning field goal. Twice Elliott found himself running free into the end zone, the last a 32-yard sprint up the middle with 9 seconds left.It parted like the Red Sea, Elliott said after pushing his season rushing total to an NFL-best 1,005 yards. All I had to do was run.Prescott overcame an early fumble to pass for 319 yards and two scores and felt his jaw drop while watching Elliott score the third and final touchdown of a wild final 115 seconds.I was just shaking my head like `Wow, Prescott said. We were just trying to get us in position to get in good field goal range and Zeke said otherwise.When safety Byron Jones pushed Pittsburgh wide receiver Antonio Brown out of bounds at the Dallas 20 on the final play, the Cowboys had perhaps their most impressive victory of an increasingly surprising season. Prescott also took another step toward stopping any discussion about the teams starting quarterback.Veteran Tony Romo practiced during the week and is nearly fully recovered from a broken bone in his back, but he spent his Sunday afternoon the same way he spent every other one this season: in street clothes watching Prescott do his thing.Owner and general manager Jerry Jones declined to name Prescott the permanent starter in the giddy aftermath, though there appears to be no plans -- and really no reason -- to make a switch even though Jones anticipates Romo being the backup next week against Baltimore.I think the longer (Prescott) plays like this, the more we have a chance to have another win, Jones said. Everybody here wants to do one thing and thats win. Theres nobody that would introduce any other issue or any other consideration than doing what it takes to win the game.Asked if hes been around a team where two rookies have done so much so quickly, and the 74-year-old gleefully shook his head.Not two that are so in sync to where theyre feeding off each other and the team feeding off them, Jones said. I havent seen that.DOING IT FOR DADDallas wide receiver Dez Bryant caught six passes for a season-high 116 yards, including a 50-yard touchdown in the third quarter that gave the Cowboys a 23-18 lead. Rather than do his typical touchdown celebration -- making an X with his forearms while barking at the crowd -- Bryant pointed at the sky instead in tribute to his father, MacArthur Hatton.Hatton passed away on Saturday, according to Jones. And while Bryant quietly ducked out of the locker room without speaking to reporters, his teammates figure Bryants play on the field did all the talking necessary.I think the game gives him peace, Prescott said. I told him `Your father is watching. Hes got the best seat in the house. I told him to honor him today and Dez went out and did exactly that and had a great night.AT A LOSSEven another remarkable day by Ben Roethlisberger couldnt prevent the Steelers (4-5) from a fourth straight loss. Roethlisberger passed for 408 yards and three touchdowns, the final one a 15-yard strike to Brown with 42 seconds to go that put the Steelers up by a point. Roethlisberger faked a spike to stop the clock and instead found Brown on a play similar to one by Hall of Famer Dan Marino for Miami against the New York Jets in 1994 .Marinos heady play won the game. Roethlisbergers may have come a little too quickly.I guess we left them too much time, said Roethlisberger, who moved past Hall of Famers Johnny Unitas and Warren Moon and into 10th on the career passing touchdown list with 292.Brown finished with 14 receptions for 154 yards, and LeVeon Bell added 134 total yards and scored two touchdowns.TWO FOR THE SHOW?The Steelers have made a habit of attempting 2-point conversions early in games hoping to dictate the tempo over the last two seasons, often with great success.It stopped abruptly against the Cowboys. Four times Pittsburgh went for 2. And all four times the Steelers came up short, forcing them to chase points.We want to be aggressive, Roethlisberger said. We practice it every day. We need to be better at it.UP NEXTCowboys: Play their third AFC North team in as many weeks when the Ravens visit.Steelers: Head to Cleveland to take on the 0-10 Browns next Sunday.---For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL---This version corrects to show the Steelers were 0 for 4 on 2-point conversions and not 0 for 3. Nike Shoes On Sale . PETERSBURG, Fla. Cheap Nike Shoes Free Shipping . The 17-year-old native of Marystown, N.L., pulled out of Skate Canada International last month in Saint John, N.B., with the same problem. http://www.clearancenikeshoes.com/ . -- Most satisfying to Russ Smith about No. RIO DE JANEIRO -- Youre not working hard enough, Alistair Brownlee yelled at another rider in the 10-man leading pack that had split the field on the triathlon cycle.He wanted more from them despite the punishing pace at Forte de Copacabana, and it was typical of the aggressive racing style he shares with brother Jonny which made them Olympic champion and silver medallist on Thursday.The Brownlees were trying to wring every lost drop of strength and stamina from the group as they wheeled towards the crucial third, and final, 10km running leg of the race, all 10 taking it in turn to alternate between slipstreaming and pushing the pace.The British brothers back themselves to go harder and for longer than anyone else, to obliterate a fatigued field. They are relentless and singled-minded in their pursuit of creating those circumstances in races too; Alistair, the first man to defend an Olympic triathlon title, said he would have preferred the cycle course to have been a lot harder.I know what to look for when people are hurting, he said, and the brothers competitive nature is such that in a different environment it might sound mean.Theres no sibling sympathy, either. They work together in races and had built a gap between them and the third-placed Frenchman Vincent Luis here on the first lap of the running course. Then, Alistair made his move to attack his brother.I started pushing it on, the 28-year-old said. Jonny said relax and I just thought: if hes telling me to relax hes probably finding this quite hard. So I pushed it on a little bit more.Ask anyone who has worked with or competed against the Brownlees and they will tell you how hard-working and focused they are. The more healthy suffering they can experience, the better, it seems.I have been through hell this year, Alistair said. Every day has been so hard. I have woken up in pain every day.I had ankle surgery not even 12 months ago, at the back end of August last year. I didnt really run pain free until the new year. I am not one to question whether I can do it, but I did.I put on quite a lot of weight. But once you start training, training is what I love. Those sessions have been harder than races: a few times a week absolutely killing myself, going to bed not being able to sleep because my legs hurt so much, getting up in the morning and not being able to walk because my ankles were so stiff.Its been like that for the last six months with a few bumps and injuries along the way. Thats all of it, but the training is what I love doing. Killing myself to finish a session.It sounds kind of masochistic but thats pretty much par for the course for an endurance athlete. Jonny was on crutches around the same time Alistair had ankle surgery, recovering from a foot stress fracture, and the pair have pushed each other through the pain barrier and back to peak fitness.The mental strength which they have in spades is at least as important as physical ability and, in that respect, they are lucky to have each other.It has to relieve the pressure to have your brother out there with you in training and races -- even if, in Jonnys case, he is usually coming off second best when it counts.There havent been that many siblings as talented as the Brownlees and they are the first brothers to finish first and second at an Olympics since Italians Piero and Raimondo DInzeo in equestrian in 1960; the first British brothers to do so.You can always get a first if you look hard enouggh, said 26-year-old Jonny, towards the end of a Games which has been overflowing with British landmark moments. Discount Nike Shoes. But that is a good first and I am very proud of that.Its very special to race next to your brother and Im very fortunate to do that.The result of their strength and synergy was obvious on Thursday, and their podium positions never really seemed in doubt. Even though neither was the fastest on any of the three legs, they were near the front throughout and the combined effort -- and the tactics which sapped their rivals energy -- meant they were a long way ahead at the end.Alistair won in 1 hour, 45 minutes, 1 second, and Jonnys time was only 6 seconds behind, although his older brother had slowed to a walk near the finish line, waiting a little for him and celebrating with a Union Flag and a Yorkshire flag, their English county.Alistair was determined to drink in the moment, not least because of the contrast to London four years ago when his win felt more like relief because of the pressure to perform in a home Games. If you cant enjoy having that gap in the Olympic Games, coming down that finishing straight, I dont know what you can enjoy, he said after finishing 42 seconds ahead of third-placed Henri Schoeman, even with the dallying at the line.The Brownlees collapsed and hugged each other on the other side of the finish here and, as Jonny -- a bronze medallist four years ago -- admitted, hes not an emotional racer.The one-two was what they had hoped for in London but, with 2012 silver medallist Javier Gomez absent through injury this time, it was what they had looked forward to here.How their racing and training partnership, and post-race jubilation, can be reconciled with their individual competitive instincts, however, is hard to fathom.Jonny insisted he feels no jealousy, although he admitted that the green-eyed monster might haunt him if he gets to the twilight of his career and a golden victory over his brother has still eluded him.But even the Brownlees dont know really why their sibling rivalry works, no matter how many times they are asked. Weve never had a great answer to it, he said. Its been going on since we were three years old. Competing at football, table tennis, running round the garden, weve always done it.Im used to getting beat by Alistair but Ive gone better than last time in London when I got the bronze. Ive actually been training a bit better than him and if it had come down to a sprint, I could win. Maybe in four years, hell be older, slower and greyer.The question more is whether the older Brownlee will be fit. In 2012, before his ankle issue, he struggled with an Achilles injury and he has had to work daily on the conditioning for that ever since.Triathlon is what I love, Alistair said. I want to have a go at Ironman at some point and I will be doing some sort of sport. But it has always been about the Olympics for me. I remember watching it in Atlanta when I was eight and the triathlon debut at Sydney when I was 12.The Olympics is the big thing and I think it would be harANAHEIM, Calif. Wholesale Air Jordan 4 Retro . -- Pitching in a tight game helped Jered Weaver concentrate even more than he usually does. Weaver outdueled Mike Pelfrey with eight innings of two-hit ball after Albert Pujols drove in a first-inning run, and the Los Angeles Angels beat Minnesota 1-0 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep by the Twins. "With the score 1-0, you try to focus a little more on executing pitches because you know that one bad pitch can hurt you -- especially in a day game with the wind blowing out," Weaver said. "You have to be a little more focused in on what you have to do. Obviously, youre going to pitch a little differently in a 1-0 game than you are in a 4-0 game." Weaver (5-5) struck out nine and walked one in his first home start against the Twins since his no-hitter on May 2, 2012. The three-time All-Star retired 19 consecutive batters during one stretch -- just four days after teammate C.J. Wilson set down 18 in a row against Oakland. "After losing the first two games to those guys, I wanted to come out and try to limit runs," Weaver said. "The game plan going into every game is to try to keep them off-balance. My fastball command was good, I was able to mix in the changeup later, and the defence took care of the rest. Pelfrey threw a great game, and one run was the difference." Weaver improved to 8-2 lifetime against the Twins with a 3.28 ERA. Doug Bernier, a 33-year-old rookie who got his first major league hit and RBI on Monday, singled on an 0-2 pitch with one out in the first. The Twins didnt get another runner until Ryan Doumit walked on four pitches with two out in the seventh, and rookie Aaron Hicks singled with two out in the eighth. "He was the No. 1 they needed him to be," Minnesotas Justin Morneau said. "We came in here winning the first two, and he beat us. We got his pitch count up a little bit early, but he settled in like most of the number ones do. He changed speeds really well and got ahead in the count. And when he works ahead, he makes that off-speed stuff more effective." Ernesto Frieri got three outs for his 25th save in 27 chances, less than 24 hours after giving up five runs including a grand slam by Chris Herrmann in the 10th inning of the Angels 10-3 loss. The right-hander ended it by striking out Herrmann with runners at the corners. "Thats why I like to be a reliever. I dont like to wait like five days to pitch," Frieri said. "I want to pitch every day. I like to get the chance the next day. If I didnt do good today, I just want my (manager) to give me another chance to prove myself." Frieri walked his first batter, then hit Bernier with an 0-2 pitch before Morneau came up and hit a not-too-high popup between the mound and first base. Frieri let it drop and started a double play by throwing to first base. Bernier ended up in a rundown and was tagged out by first baseman Mark Trumbo as Clete Thomas advanced to third. Twins manager Ron Gardenhire came out and complained to plate umpire Mike Muchlinski that is should have been ruled an infield fly. "You never expect that popup, but youve got to be ready for anything," Frieri said. "When I saw the ball coming, I heard (shortstop Erick) Aybar screaming: Drop it! Drop it! My reaction was to go to first base. Aybar and (Alberto) Callaspo were like: Next time, youve got to go to third." Angels right fielder Josh Hamilton missed his third straight game because of right ankle stiffness. Pelfrey (4-8) pitched six innings and allowed five hits, including Pujols run-scoring single in the first. "He really deserved to win that game today, but we didnt score any runs for him," Morneau said. "These last few starts hes really been throwing the ball well after coming off the DL. Today he had a little more velocity. I think that maybe that little bit of rest was what he needed. Its something he can build on and get some confidence out of that." The right-hander is 1-5 with a 4.64 ERA in his last 12 starts. His only victory during that stretch was July 6, when he pitched six innings of 3-hit ball in a 6-0 win at Toronto. "Those first two months were brutal months," Pelfrey said. "But I feel like Im back to what I used to be. So its exciting for me. And hopefully Ill continue to get better. My fastball was really good today. The velocity was there and the movement was there. I was locating on both sides of the plate. If you go in to righties, then it opens it up to go away." NOTES: With C Joe Mauer back in Minnesota spending quality time with wife Maddie and newborn twin daughters Emily and Maren, the Twins recalled Drew Butera from Triple-A Rochester after placing Mauer on the paternity list. Butera, who spent the previous three years as Mauers backup, had 79 at-bats with the Red Wings after recovering from a broken left hand. ... Former Minnesota SS and current TV analyst Roy Smalley recalled Wednesday that when he played for the club, owner Calvin Griffith offered a $10,000 bonus to any Twins player whose wife gave birth to twins. Smalleys twin daughters Catherine and Laura-Leigh were born in 1984, just before he began his third spring training with the Yankees. ... Weaver is 3-1 with a 1.33 ERA in his last four starts, lowering his overall ERA to 2.98. ... Angels CF Mike Trout was 0 for 4, ending his career-best hitting streak at 15 games. ... The Angels signed 38 of their 39 draft picks this year, the best percentage in the franchises 53-year history. The only exception was RHP Blake Goins, a 12th-round selection who decided to attend the University of Texas. Air Jordan 4 Clearance . Murray beat Sam Querrey 7-6 (5), 6-7 (3), 6-1, 6-3 to clinch Britains opening-round victory against the United States on Sunday at Petco Park. "Im proud of the way Im playing just now, because I had to do a lot of work to get back to where I want to be," Murray said after celebrating with his teammates on the red clay court in a temporary stadium in left field of the downtown home of baseballs San Diego Padres. Air Jordan 4 Outlet . The nimble-footed quarterback got his wish, dashing through the snow and a weary defence all the way into the NCAA record book. http://www.airjordan4cheap.com/ . Those lessons were more than enough to overwhelm the Utah Jazz. Lou Williams scored 25 points and the Hawks continued their offensive upswing as they rolled to an easy 118-85 victory over the Jazz on Friday night, winning their third straight and for the fourth time in five games. He didnt look like the second coming of Native Dancer when he left California last week, and he looked pretty much like the same iron-gray colt when he walked off the Hubbard van Monday afternoon at Del Mar.But what a difference a record-setting, 13-1/2-length win in the Travers can make, for its all eyes now on Arrogate, the son of Unbridleds Song who dismantled Americas oldest stakes race last Saturday with the ease of a child crumbling a tower made of Legos.There at Bob Bafferts barn FF, with the American Pharoah Triple Crown plaque mounted high on the concrete wall, Arrogate got a quick foot rinse, a tour of the tow ring, and a long drink of water before being soaped down, sponged off, and put away in his stall next to his even grayer stablemate, Cupid. (And no, Arrogate does not live in American Pharoahs Del Mar stall. American Freedom must deal with those ghosts.)Baffert has been swinging hard all year trying to replace the irreplaceable American Pharoah from a deep bench that would put the 1927 Yankees to shame. He started with Mor Spirit, doubled down with Cupid, and unleashed American Freedom to win a cluster of second-tier 3-year-old events without really stirring the blood. On paper, Arrogate appeared to be no more or less than the next batter up, with no stakes experience and a pedigree that offered cold comfort at the 1-1/4 miles required by the Travers.So much for paper.Mike couldnt stop talking, Baffert said of his Travers rider, Mike Smith. He was like, Did you see that? Can you believe that? I dont believe that. He was cracking me up.While Baffert was holding it in.After the race, I was all ready to give it the Usain Bolt, he said, striking the Olympic sprinters trademark lightning-bolt victory pose. But then I thought Im here at Saratoga, training for Juddmonte, and maybe I better keep it low key.The idea that trainers working for Prince Khalid Abdullah must maintain a strict sense of public propriety is due mainly to their high regard for the man himself. There are no particular rules of behavior required, but if the Juddmonte aura discourages Baffert from putting a trophy on his head, so be it.In the end, its the horse that counts, and those insiders and wise guys touting Arrogates superior skills before the Travers could be considered guilty of arrogating, that is, to claim something without justification. They also were right.History is full of one-trick ponies, which means Arrogates next step in the Breeders Cup Classic will be his defining challenge. If he can do it again against California Chrome, Frosted, and whatever Aidan OBrien brings to Santa Anita in November, then we can talk about the gray colt as one of the great late bloomers. Cheap Jordans From China. In the meantime, it is worth noting that Arrogate is not the first horse named Arrogate to make racing history. And the old Arrogate did some of his best work at Del Mar, not far from where the new Arrogate lives today.Old Arrogate was a foal of 1951 born into privilege at Calumet Farm but later sold to Southern California refuse entrepreneur Dick Gregorian. Reggie Cornell trained Arrogate to his most significant West Coast victories, which included the 1955 and 1956 runnings of the Del Mar Handicap, then run at nine furlongs on the main track.What a business Gregorian had, said Hall of Famer Ron McAnally, who worked for his Uncle Reggie at the time. After his trucks picked up all the trash, hed have it all separated into bottles, cans, paper, and garbage. The bottles, cans, and paper hed sell, and the garbage theyd take to a pig yard to feed the pigs. And they were his pigs! Every part of the operation was profit.Arrogate was the younger half-brother of Calumets Sun Again, the winner of the Arlington Futurity, and Fervent, a colt who on his best days could beat horses like Stymie, Phalanx, and his stablemate Armed.He was a chestnut horse, McAnally said of Arrogate. Ideal to work with. No problems at all.In his first Del Mar Handicap win, Arrogate defeated Bobby Broccato, the winner of the Santa Anita Handicap and San Juan Capistrano. In his second Del Mar score, Arrogate turned back Honeys Alibi, the winner of the Malibu Stakes and the San Diego Handicap -- but something more.It was on Sept. 3, 1956, 60 years ago Saturday, that Arrogate carried John Longden to his 4,871st victory in that Del Mar Handicap, passing the record established by Englands Sir Gordon Richards. Longdens age at the time was reported as 46, and he rode for another 10 years, retiring at what he announced was 59. Go ahead, do the math.The old Arrogate ended up winning seven stakes, a quarter-million dollars, and posted a record of 20 wins and 22 placings from 83 starts. But since he was neither a Horse of the Year, nor an Eclipse Award winner, nor the winner of a race in the Triple Crown, his name was available to be recycled after 25 years.No one touched it until Prince Khalid snapped it up for his gray son of Unbridleds Song. Now the new Arrogate is flying the name high and proud after setting a Saratoga track record for 1-1/4 miles in the Travers, just as the old Arrogate set a Del Mar track record for 1-1/8 miles in the 1956 Handicap. Sometimes history can be so cool. ' ' 'd for me not to be in Tokyo.Those close to Alistair Brownlee say that once he sets his mind on something, nothing can make him deviate. So, Tokyo it is, then -- and more history as the three-time champion, perhaps. It would take someone seriously special to beat him. ' ' '
PITTSBURGH -- Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott have little interest in the big picture. Nike Shoes Outlet Clearance . Yes, the rookies understand the Dallas Cowboys are on a historic roll. Just dont expect them to start thinking about what it all means.I really dont think about whats normal and whats abnormal, Prescott said.Maybe because whats happening in Dallas might be the new normal.Elliott ran for 114 yards and two touchdowns -- both in the final two minutes -- and turned a screen pass into an 83-yard score as the Cowboys pulled off a thrilling 35-30 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night for their eighth straight win.Twice late in the fourth quarter Dallas (8-1) had the ball in Pittsburgh territory with a chance to run out the clock and attempt a game-winning field goal. Twice Elliott found himself running free into the end zone, the last a 32-yard sprint up the middle with 9 seconds left.It parted like the Red Sea, Elliott said after pushing his season rushing total to an NFL-best 1,005 yards. All I had to do was run.Prescott overcame an early fumble to pass for 319 yards and two scores and felt his jaw drop while watching Elliott score the third and final touchdown of a wild final 115 seconds.I was just shaking my head like `Wow, Prescott said. We were just trying to get us in position to get in good field goal range and Zeke said otherwise.When safety Byron Jones pushed Pittsburgh wide receiver Antonio Brown out of bounds at the Dallas 20 on the final play, the Cowboys had perhaps their most impressive victory of an increasingly surprising season. Prescott also took another step toward stopping any discussion about the teams starting quarterback.Veteran Tony Romo practiced during the week and is nearly fully recovered from a broken bone in his back, but he spent his Sunday afternoon the same way he spent every other one this season: in street clothes watching Prescott do his thing.Owner and general manager Jerry Jones declined to name Prescott the permanent starter in the giddy aftermath, though there appears to be no plans -- and really no reason -- to make a switch even though Jones anticipates Romo being the backup next week against Baltimore.I think the longer (Prescott) plays like this, the more we have a chance to have another win, Jones said. Everybody here wants to do one thing and thats win. Theres nobody that would introduce any other issue or any other consideration than doing what it takes to win the game.Asked if hes been around a team where two rookies have done so much so quickly, and the 74-year-old gleefully shook his head.Not two that are so in sync to where theyre feeding off each other and the team feeding off them, Jones said. I havent seen that.DOING IT FOR DADDallas wide receiver Dez Bryant caught six passes for a season-high 116 yards, including a 50-yard touchdown in the third quarter that gave the Cowboys a 23-18 lead. Rather than do his typical touchdown celebration -- making an X with his forearms while barking at the crowd -- Bryant pointed at the sky instead in tribute to his father, MacArthur Hatton.Hatton passed away on Saturday, according to Jones. And while Bryant quietly ducked out of the locker room without speaking to reporters, his teammates figure Bryants play on the field did all the talking necessary.I think the game gives him peace, Prescott said. I told him `Your father is watching. Hes got the best seat in the house. I told him to honor him today and Dez went out and did exactly that and had a great night.AT A LOSSEven another remarkable day by Ben Roethlisberger couldnt prevent the Steelers (4-5) from a fourth straight loss. Roethlisberger passed for 408 yards and three touchdowns, the final one a 15-yard strike to Brown with 42 seconds to go that put the Steelers up by a point. Roethlisberger faked a spike to stop the clock and instead found Brown on a play similar to one by Hall of Famer Dan Marino for Miami against the New York Jets in 1994 .Marinos heady play won the game. Roethlisbergers may have come a little too quickly.I guess we left them too much time, said Roethlisberger, who moved past Hall of Famers Johnny Unitas and Warren Moon and into 10th on the career passing touchdown list with 292.Brown finished with 14 receptions for 154 yards, and LeVeon Bell added 134 total yards and scored two touchdowns.TWO FOR THE SHOW?The Steelers have made a habit of attempting 2-point conversions early in games hoping to dictate the tempo over the last two seasons, often with great success.It stopped abruptly against the Cowboys. Four times Pittsburgh went for 2. And all four times the Steelers came up short, forcing them to chase points.We want to be aggressive, Roethlisberger said. We practice it every day. We need to be better at it.UP NEXTCowboys: Play their third AFC North team in as many weeks when the Ravens visit.Steelers: Head to Cleveland to take on the 0-10 Browns next Sunday.---For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL---This version corrects to show the Steelers were 0 for 4 on 2-point conversions and not 0 for 3. Nike Shoes On Sale . PETERSBURG, Fla. Cheap Nike Shoes Free Shipping . The 17-year-old native of Marystown, N.L., pulled out of Skate Canada International last month in Saint John, N.B., with the same problem. http://www.clearancenikeshoes.com/ . -- Most satisfying to Russ Smith about No. RIO DE JANEIRO -- Youre not working hard enough, Alistair Brownlee yelled at another rider in the 10-man leading pack that had split the field on the triathlon cycle.He wanted more from them despite the punishing pace at Forte de Copacabana, and it was typical of the aggressive racing style he shares with brother Jonny which made them Olympic champion and silver medallist on Thursday.The Brownlees were trying to wring every lost drop of strength and stamina from the group as they wheeled towards the crucial third, and final, 10km running leg of the race, all 10 taking it in turn to alternate between slipstreaming and pushing the pace.The British brothers back themselves to go harder and for longer than anyone else, to obliterate a fatigued field. They are relentless and singled-minded in their pursuit of creating those circumstances in races too; Alistair, the first man to defend an Olympic triathlon title, said he would have preferred the cycle course to have been a lot harder.I know what to look for when people are hurting, he said, and the brothers competitive nature is such that in a different environment it might sound mean.Theres no sibling sympathy, either. They work together in races and had built a gap between them and the third-placed Frenchman Vincent Luis here on the first lap of the running course. Then, Alistair made his move to attack his brother.I started pushing it on, the 28-year-old said. Jonny said relax and I just thought: if hes telling me to relax hes probably finding this quite hard. So I pushed it on a little bit more.Ask anyone who has worked with or competed against the Brownlees and they will tell you how hard-working and focused they are. The more healthy suffering they can experience, the better, it seems.I have been through hell this year, Alistair said. Every day has been so hard. I have woken up in pain every day.I had ankle surgery not even 12 months ago, at the back end of August last year. I didnt really run pain free until the new year. I am not one to question whether I can do it, but I did.I put on quite a lot of weight. But once you start training, training is what I love. Those sessions have been harder than races: a few times a week absolutely killing myself, going to bed not being able to sleep because my legs hurt so much, getting up in the morning and not being able to walk because my ankles were so stiff.Its been like that for the last six months with a few bumps and injuries along the way. Thats all of it, but the training is what I love doing. Killing myself to finish a session.It sounds kind of masochistic but thats pretty much par for the course for an endurance athlete. Jonny was on crutches around the same time Alistair had ankle surgery, recovering from a foot stress fracture, and the pair have pushed each other through the pain barrier and back to peak fitness.The mental strength which they have in spades is at least as important as physical ability and, in that respect, they are lucky to have each other.It has to relieve the pressure to have your brother out there with you in training and races -- even if, in Jonnys case, he is usually coming off second best when it counts.There havent been that many siblings as talented as the Brownlees and they are the first brothers to finish first and second at an Olympics since Italians Piero and Raimondo DInzeo in equestrian in 1960; the first British brothers to do so.You can always get a first if you look hard enouggh, said 26-year-old Jonny, towards the end of a Games which has been overflowing with British landmark moments. Discount Nike Shoes. But that is a good first and I am very proud of that.Its very special to race next to your brother and Im very fortunate to do that.The result of their strength and synergy was obvious on Thursday, and their podium positions never really seemed in doubt. Even though neither was the fastest on any of the three legs, they were near the front throughout and the combined effort -- and the tactics which sapped their rivals energy -- meant they were a long way ahead at the end.Alistair won in 1 hour, 45 minutes, 1 second, and Jonnys time was only 6 seconds behind, although his older brother had slowed to a walk near the finish line, waiting a little for him and celebrating with a Union Flag and a Yorkshire flag, their English county.Alistair was determined to drink in the moment, not least because of the contrast to London four years ago when his win felt more like relief because of the pressure to perform in a home Games. If you cant enjoy having that gap in the Olympic Games, coming down that finishing straight, I dont know what you can enjoy, he said after finishing 42 seconds ahead of third-placed Henri Schoeman, even with the dallying at the line.The Brownlees collapsed and hugged each other on the other side of the finish here and, as Jonny -- a bronze medallist four years ago -- admitted, hes not an emotional racer.The one-two was what they had hoped for in London but, with 2012 silver medallist Javier Gomez absent through injury this time, it was what they had looked forward to here.How their racing and training partnership, and post-race jubilation, can be reconciled with their individual competitive instincts, however, is hard to fathom.Jonny insisted he feels no jealousy, although he admitted that the green-eyed monster might haunt him if he gets to the twilight of his career and a golden victory over his brother has still eluded him.But even the Brownlees dont know really why their sibling rivalry works, no matter how many times they are asked. Weve never had a great answer to it, he said. Its been going on since we were three years old. Competing at football, table tennis, running round the garden, weve always done it.Im used to getting beat by Alistair but Ive gone better than last time in London when I got the bronze. Ive actually been training a bit better than him and if it had come down to a sprint, I could win. Maybe in four years, hell be older, slower and greyer.The question more is whether the older Brownlee will be fit. In 2012, before his ankle issue, he struggled with an Achilles injury and he has had to work daily on the conditioning for that ever since.Triathlon is what I love, Alistair said. I want to have a go at Ironman at some point and I will be doing some sort of sport. But it has always been about the Olympics for me. I remember watching it in Atlanta when I was eight and the triathlon debut at Sydney when I was 12.The Olympics is the big thing and I think it would be hard for me not to be in Tokyo.Those close to Alistair Brownlee say that once he sets his mind on something, nothing can make him deviate. So, Tokyo it is, then -- and more history as the three-time champion, perhaps. It would take someone seriously special to beat him. ' ' '
NFL Nation reporters answer the biggest fantasy questions -- provided by ESPN fantasy football analyst?Mike Clay?--?across the league for Week 3. Cheap Air Jordan Shoes. Questions and answers for the Texans and Patriots, who play Thursday night, will be added after the game.?NFC East | NFC North | NFC South | NFC West AFC East | AFC North| AFC South | AFC WestNFC EASTDallas CowboysEzekiel Elliott has 41 carries but surprisingly only three targets this season. Why is he not catching many passes, and will this change?Its not an Elliott thing. Its a running back thing so far. They have just seven catches as a group. Dak Prescott is working a lot with slot receivers in Cole Beasley and Jason Witten. The Cowboys like Lance Dunbar, who has three catches, in two-minute work, so that has limited some of Elliotts chances. He will get his share of catches. Two years ago DeMarco Murray had 57, but he never came off the field. Last season Darren McFadden had 40. Elliott should be closer to McFadden by the time the season ends, but remember this: The Cowboys havent had a running back with a touchdown catch since 2013. -- Todd ArcherNew York GiantsHaving matched his career high with 14 carries, Shane Vereen was clearly the next man up when Rashad Jennings went down in Week 2. Do the Giants now view him as a capable every-down back?Hell be their primary back if Jennings is limited or out. Every-down back? Probably not. The Giants trust Vereen to play in any and all situations, but theyre unlikely to ride him in a feature role. Orleans Darkwa would enter the mix if Jennings is unable to play or be effective. -- Jordan Raanan Cheap Air Jordan China . 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. Cheap Air Jordan Sneakers . 1, meaning problems for the doping controls at both major international sports events next year. The World Anti-Doping Agency provisionally suspended the Moscow Antidoping Center on Sunday, saying its operations must improve or a six-month ban on the facilitys accreditation will be imposed. http://www.airjordanscheaponline.us/ .Y. - General manager Billy King says the Brooklyn Nets are looking to add a big man and confirmed the team worked out centre Jason Collins, who would become the first openly gay active NBA player if signed. VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Man Kaur from India needed almost a minute-and-a-half to cross the finish line in the 100-meter dash, but she still picked up a gold medal Monday at the American Masters Games. Thats because the 100-year-old Kaur was the only female competitor in her age category at the competition for older athletes.When she crossed the finish line in Vancouver, her competitors -- many of them in their 70s and 80s -- were there to cheer her on.Kaurs energy and drive to compete have become an inspiration to participants in the unique international event for athletes over 30.When she wins, she goes back to India, and shes excited to tell others, `I have won so many medals from this country, said her son Gurdev Singh, 78, translating for his mother. Winning makes her happy.After Kaur finished the sprint in one minute and 21 seconds, she stood smiling with her hands raised in the air. Asked how she felt, she breathed heavily and clutched a bottle of water, unable to speak. Earlier, she won gold medals in the javelin and shot put.Singh, 78, who also is competing in the Games, said he encouraged his mother to start running at age 93 because he knew she could become a star.I asked her. `You have no problem, no knee problem, no heart problemm, you should start running, he recalled. Cheap Air Jordan Retro. aur has now won more than 20 medals in Masters Games across the globe. While practicing in her home of Chandigarh, she goes out every evening to run five or 10 short distances, said Singh.Singh said his mother believes in promoting running to other older women.She encourages them, old ladies, that they should run, they should not eat wrong foods, and they should encourage their children also to take part in the Games.Charmaine Crooks, a five-time Olympian who won a silver medal for Canada in the womens 4x400-meter relay in 1984, serves as an athlete ambassador for the Masters Games. She praised Kaurs dynamic spirit.I know that its inspired me. Hey, Ive got almost 50 more years to go, right? Crooks said. Shes inspiring everyone, young and old.The World Masters Games take place every four years, with regional games in between. The Americas Masters Games in Vancouver is the first summer regional games in North America, Crooks said.The average age of the athletes is 49, and theres one man who is even older than Kaur -- 101-year-old Nihal Gill of Richmond, British Columbia. ' ' ' is even older than Kaur -- 101-year-old Nihal Gill of Richmond, British Columbia. ' ' 'th America, Crooks said.The average age of the athletes is 49, and theres one man who is even older than Kaur -- 101-year-old Nihal Gill of Richmond, British Columbia. ' ' '
NFL Nation reporters answer the biggest fantasy questions -- provided by ESPN fantasy football analyst?Mike Clay?--?across the league for Week 3. Cheap Air Jordan Shoes. Questions and answers for the Texans and Patriots, who play Thursday night, will be added after the game.?NFC East | NFC North | NFC South | NFC West AFC East | AFC North| AFC South | AFC WestNFC EASTDallas CowboysEzekiel Elliott has 41 carries but surprisingly only three targets this season. Why is he not catching many passes, and will this change?Its not an Elliott thing. Its a running back thing so far. They have just seven catches as a group. Dak Prescott is working a lot with slot receivers in Cole Beasley and Jason Witten. The Cowboys like Lance Dunbar, who has three catches, in two-minute work, so that has limited some of Elliotts chances. He will get his share of catches. Two years ago DeMarco Murray had 57, but he never came off the field. Last season Darren McFadden had 40. Elliott should be closer to McFadden by the time the season ends, but remember this: The Cowboys havent had a running back with a touchdown catch since 2013. -- Todd ArcherNew York GiantsHaving matched his career high with 14 carries, Shane Vereen was clearly the next man up when Rashad Jennings went down in Week 2. Do the Giants now view him as a capable every-down back?Hell be their primary back if Jennings is limited or out. Every-down back? Probably not. The Giants trust Vereen to play in any and all situations, but theyre unlikely to ride him in a feature role. Orleans Darkwa would enter the mix if Jennings is unable to play or be effective. -- Jordan Raanan Cheap Air Jordan China . 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. Cheap Air Jordan Sneakers . 1, meaning problems for the doping controls at both major international sports events next year. The World Anti-Doping Agency provisionally suspended the Moscow Antidoping Center on Sunday, saying its operations must improve or a six-month ban on the facilitys accreditation will be imposed. http://www.airjordanscheaponline.us/ .Y. - General manager Billy King says the Brooklyn Nets are looking to add a big man and confirmed the team worked out centre Jason Collins, who would become the first openly gay active NBA player if signed. VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Man Kaur from India needed almost a minute-and-a-half to cross the finish line in the 100-meter dash, but she still picked up a gold medal Monday at the American Masters Games. Thats because the 100-year-old Kaur was the only female competitor in her age category at the competition for older athletes.When she crossed the finish line in Vancouver, her competitors -- many of them in their 70s and 80s -- were there to cheer her on.Kaurs energy and drive to compete have become an inspiration to participants in the unique international event for athletes over 30.When she wins, she goes back to India, and shes excited to tell others, `I have won so many medals from this country, said her son Gurdev Singh, 78, translating for his mother. Winning makes her happy.After Kaur finished the sprint in one minute and 21 seconds, she stood smiling with her hands raised in the air. Asked how she felt, she breathed heavily and clutched a bottle of water, unable to speak. Earlier, she won gold medals in the javelin and shot put.Singh, 78, who also is competing in the Games, said he encouraged his mother to start running at age 93 because he knew she could become a star.I asked her. `You have no problem, no knee problem, no heart problemm, you should start running, he recalled. Cheap Air Jordan Retro. aur has now won more than 20 medals in Masters Games across the globe. While practicing in her home of Chandigarh, she goes out every evening to run five or 10 short distances, said Singh.Singh said his mother believes in promoting running to other older women.She encourages them, old ladies, that they should run, they should not eat wrong foods, and they should encourage their children also to take part in the Games.Charmaine Crooks, a five-time Olympian who won a silver medal for Canada in the womens 4x400-meter relay in 1984, serves as an athlete ambassador for the Masters Games. She praised Kaurs dynamic spirit.I know that its inspired me. Hey, Ive got almost 50 more years to go, right? Crooks said. Shes inspiring everyone, young and old.The World Masters Games take place every four years, with regional games in between. The Americas Masters Games in Vancouver is the first summer regional games in North America, Crooks said.The average age of the athletes is 49, and theres one man who is even older than Kaur -- 101-year-old Nihal Gill of Richmond, British Columbia. ' ' 'th America, Crooks said.The average age of the athletes is 49, and theres one man who is even older than Kaur -- 101-year-old Nihal Gill of Richmond, British Columbia. ' ' '
NFL Nation reporters answer the biggest fantasy questions -- provided by ESPN fantasy football analyst?Mike Clay?--?across the league for Week 3. Cheap Air Jordan Shoes. Questions and answers for the Texans and Patriots, who play Thursday night, will be added after the game.?NFC East | NFC North | NFC South | NFC West AFC East | AFC North| AFC South | AFC WestNFC EASTDallas CowboysEzekiel Elliott has 41 carries but surprisingly only three targets this season. Why is he not catching many passes, and will this change?Its not an Elliott thing. Its a running back thing so far. They have just seven catches as a group. Dak Prescott is working a lot with slot receivers in Cole Beasley and Jason Witten. The Cowboys like Lance Dunbar, who has three catches, in two-minute work, so that has limited some of Elliotts chances. He will get his share of catches. Two years ago DeMarco Murray had 57, but he never came off the field. Last season Darren McFadden had 40. Elliott should be closer to McFadden by the time the season ends, but remember this: The Cowboys havent had a running back with a touchdown catch since 2013. -- Todd ArcherNew York GiantsHaving matched his career high with 14 carries, Shane Vereen was clearly the next man up when Rashad Jennings went down in Week 2. Do the Giants now view him as a capable every-down back?Hell be their primary back if Jennings is limited or out. Every-down back? Probably not. The Giants trust Vereen to play in any and all situations, but theyre unlikely to ride him in a feature role. Orleans Darkwa would enter the mix if Jennings is unable to play or be effective. -- Jordan Raanan Cheap Air Jordan China . 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. Cheap Air Jordan Sneakers . 1, meaning problems for the doping controls at both major international sports events next year. The World Anti-Doping Agency provisionally suspended the Moscow Antidoping Center on Sunday, saying its operations must improve or a six-month ban on the facilitys accreditation will be imposed. http://www.airjordanscheaponline.us/ .Y. - General manager Billy King says the Brooklyn Nets are looking to add a big man and confirmed the team worked out centre Jason Collins, who would become the first openly gay active NBA player if signed. VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Man Kaur from India needed almost a minute-and-a-half to cross the finish line in the 100-meter dash, but she still picked up a gold medal Monday at the American Masters Games. Thats because the 100-year-old Kaur was the only female competitor in her age category at the competition for older athletes.When she crossed the finish line in Vancouver, her competitors -- many of them in their 70s and 80s -- were there to cheer her on.Kaurs energy and drive to compete have become an inspiration to participants in the unique international event for athletes over 30.When she wins, she goes back to India, and shes excited to tell others, `I have won so many medals from this country, said her son Gurdev Singh, 78, translating for his mother. Winning makes her happy.After Kaur finished the sprint in one minute and 21 seconds, she stood smiling with her hands raised in the air. Asked how she felt, she breathed heavily and clutched a bottle of water, unable to speak. Earlier, she won gold medals in the javelin and shot put.Singh, 78, who also is competing in the Games, said he encouraged his mother to start running at age 93 because he knew she could become a star.I asked her. `You have no problem, no knee problem, no heart problemm, you should start running, he recalled. Cheap Air Jordan Retro. aur has now won more than 20 medals in Masters Games across the globe. While practicing in her home of Chandigarh, she goes out every evening to run five or 10 short distances, said Singh.Singh said his mother believes in promoting running to other older women.She encourages them, old ladies, that they should run, they should not eat wrong foods, and they should encourage their children also to take part in the Games.Charmaine Crooks, a five-time Olympian who won a silver medal for Canada in the womens 4x400-meter relay in 1984, serves as an athlete ambassador for the Masters Games. She praised Kaurs dynamic spirit.I know that its inspired me. Hey, Ive got almost 50 more years to go, right? Crooks said. Shes inspiring everyone, young and old.The World Masters Games take place every four years, with regional games in between. The Americas Masters Games in Vancouver is the first summer regional games in North America, Crooks said.The average age of the athletes is 49, and theres one man who is even older than Kaur -- 101-year-old Nihal Gill of Richmond, British Columbia. ' ' '
DETROIT -- Former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling is in trouble again with police. NBA T-shirts From China .Detroit police say Appling was arrested Sunday night after he drove away from a traffic stop. Sgt. Mike Woody says a gun was found in a bag on the side of the road.Its Applings third encounter with Detroit-area police since spring. Gun charges are pending in two separate cases in Dearborn and Detroit.Defense attorney Cyril Hall said Appling pulled away from police to get to a safe spot to deal with officers. He said Appling disputes that he had a weapon.No charges have been filed. The arrest could affect Applings bond in the other cases.Appling played for Michigan State from 2010 to 2014 and had two brief contracts with the Orlando Magic last season. China Basketball Jerseys .S. -- Nikolaj Ehlers registered a hat trick for the third straight game and Jonathan Drouin had a goal and five assists as the Halifax Mooseheads hammered the host Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 10-1 on Tuesday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. NBA Jerseys China . Numbers Game examines the deal that sees Michael Del Zotto and Kevin Klein switch places. The Predators Get: D Michael Del Zotto. http://www.cheapjerseysnba.us/ .ca looks back at the stories and moments that made the year memorable. Monday, Ryen Russillo and Danny Kanell welcome ESPN NFL Insider Mark Dominik (1:15 p.m. ET), ESPN NFL analyst Tim Hasselbeck (2:00), ESPN NFL Insider Louis Riddick (3:00) and Patriots DE Chris Long (3:15).Todays main topics:? NFL Week 15 reaction? Jaguars fire Gus BradleyText us at 737766 (msg&data rates may apply) or tweet us at twitter. Jerseys NBA Cheap. com/RussilloShow -- well be with you from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET on ESPN Radio and ESPNRadio.com. ' ' '
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