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                                      A dominant offensive display from Diamonds shooters Caitlyn Bassett and Caitlyn Thwaites has led the world champions to a 68-43 win over South Africa in their Netball Quad Series opener. Ecco Shoes Clearance Canada .The 193cm Bassett and 188cm Thwaites, playing a half each in Auckland, repeatedly employed their height and reach advantage over Proteas defender Phumza Maweni to good use.The pair scored a combined 51 points as Australia eased to victory over a valiant South Africa outfit, who bettered their 35-point thumping against the Diamonds in the World Cup.Goal attack Natalie Medhurst nailed a further 12 points before making way for debutant Stephanie Wood, who scored five.The world champions went on the offensive from the get-go, repeatedly hitting Bassett with passes over the top from midcourters Kim Ravaillion and the returning Madi Robinson.Bassett netted 16 of her 17 shots in the first quarter as the Diamonds raced to a nine-point lead.At the other end of the court, goalkeeper Sharni Layton ensured the absence of skipper Laura Geitz didnt impact too heavily on the side, marshalling from the back with authority and restricting limiting Proteas shooter Lenize Potgieter to eight points.The match followed a similar pattern in the second quarter, as the Diamonds put their foot down.Ravaillion and Robinson snared a combined 17 goal assists over the two quarters to take the Diamonds into the halftime break ahead 36-20.Coach Lisa Alexander rung in the changes at the halftime break, introducing April Brandley into the defence and young gun Liz Watson as centre.Bassett was also given a breather for the second half, swapped out for Thwaites after her 28-goal showing.A closer third quarter ensued, with the Proteas limiting the third-quarter tally to 14-10.Wood and fellow defensive debutant Kristiana Manua were both given their Diamonds debut in the fourth quarter as the Diamonds wound down the clock.Thwaites, 29, finished her half on the court with a perfect 23 points from 23 shots. Ecco Shoes Canada Outlet .Y. - Jerome Samson scored once in regulation and again in the shootout as the St. Ecco Shoes Buy Online Canada . The 20-year-old Pelicans big man glanced up and smiled widely at the well-wishers -- a fitting end to a day he wont soon forget. Davis responded to his selection earlier in the day as a Western Conference All-Star with 26 points and 10 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves 98-91 on Friday night. http://www.cheapeccocanada.com/ . A big centre with all the tools to be an elite player, Johansen paced the Blue Jackets with a standout game Saturday night. He had a goal and two assists for a career-high three points as Columbus beat the New York Islanders 5-2 to snap a five-game losing streak. How confident are you about your World Series pick? Which manager has the edge? We asked our experts for five predictions heading into the Chicago Cubs-Cleveland Indians series, and they answered.. Cheap Ecco Shoes Online Canada. .For more, check out our World Series experts picks. ' ' ' 
                                      College football season is finally here. Ecco Shoes Outlet Ireland . Lets dig into some of the best games on the Week 1 slate -- LSU-Wisconsin, Georgia-North Carolina, USC-Alabama and Ole Miss-Florida State. Heres what Ill be watching for from some of the best 2017 NFL draft prospects in action this weekend:LSU vs. WisconsinSaturday, 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC (in Green Bay) Ecco Mens Shoes Ireland . Patrice Bergeron and Daniel Paille scored 20 seconds apart a few minutes after Stamkos was taken off the ice on a stretcher with a broken right leg, and the Bruins beat the Lightning 3-0 on Monday afternoon. Ecco Shoes Shop Ireland . 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. http://www.eccodiscountireland.com/ . -- Playing time has been limited for Maxim Tissot this season, so the Montreal Impact defender made the most of his first scoring opportunity on Saturday. He craves it and will do everything in his power, but Lance Franklin says he does not need an AFL premiership to justify his move to Sydney.And coach John Longmire has declared the superstars mega salary is warranted whether the Swans win Saturdays grand final or not.The Swans have made the season-decider twice in the three years since Franklin was recruited on a $10 million, nine-season deal, missing out only last year when the 29-year-old took time out from finals to deal with mental health issues.Theres been an external perception among some that the Swans need to win a premiership to justify the mammoth investment on Franklin.But Longmire has rubbished such talk, explaining his biggest star was recruited to help with the clubs regeneration.Theres no team that would ever think that and no team ever will, and certainly not the Sydney Swans, Longmire said.He was recruited because we knew we were going through a transition phase as far as some older players going out the door, some stars of the past and some younger players coming through.We thought he could help us be competitive. I think hes certainly helped us be competitive.He was really keen to come to Sydney and theyre the reasons why ... we know its about a full team effort, the full 22 this week.When Franklin contests his fifth grand final, against the Western Bulldogs, the 2014 decider will still be fresh in his memory.Despite booting four goals -- his biggest grand-final haul - the triple Coleman Medallist and two-time Hawthorn premiership player admitted that 63-point humiliation by the Hawks still burned a little. Ecco Shoes Sale Online Ireland. Yet he did not feel pressure to claim a first flag with Sydney.I love playing football and Im living in Sydney now. I dont have to justify it by winning a premiership, Franklin said.If we find ourselves in that position then well get the chance to win one and Ill be doing everything I possible can to get that.I think its been a pretty consistent season for myself ... but at the end of the day it means nothing.All I want to do is win this premiership and play in another premiership.The Swans outlay has already been returned this campaign, with Franklin delivering 80 goals to eclipse his previous best in a season for Sydney of 79 in 2014.His towering influence has been key in leading a mostly inexperienced forward line and Longmire expected his chasing and tackling to prove daunting for Bulldogs defenders.Hes been terrific this year, Longmire said.Not only his performances but his training - hes been so consistent and leading our young forward line around.Being able to contribute both on the field but also off the field with our group has been highly valuable and its been great to have him playing. ' ' ' 
ATLANTA -- Deshaun Watson and No. Adidas Shoes Canada . 5 Clemson finally turned in the performance everyone was expecting, totally dominating Georgia Tech in the first half on the way to a 26-7 victory Thursday night.After sluggish wins over Auburn and Troy, and a practice-like rout of FCS school South Carolina State that meant nothing, the Tigers (4-0, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) won at Georgia Tech for the first time since 2003 to set up a huge showdown with No. 3 Louisville.Watson was 32 of 48 for 304 yards, including a 4-yard touchdown pass to Mike Williams and a 9-yarder to Jordan Leggett with just 4 seconds left before halftime to complete a stunningly lopsided showing that wasnt entirely reflected in the 23-0 lead. Wayne Gallman added a 1-yard TD run.Clemson finished with a 442-124 lead in total yards.Georgia Tech (3-1, 1-1) didnt get into positive yards until early in the second quarter and the halftime stats were almost comical: Clemson held a 347-22 lead in yards, was up 19-3 in first downs, and ran 56 plays to only 21 for the home team.The Yellow Jackets picked up one first down on a debatable pass interference penalty, another on a meaningless 14-yard run at the end of half. Clemson looked as though it was playing a lower-division school for the second week in a row, not its ACC opener.This was a virtual repeat of last years meeting at Clemson, where the Tigers raced to a 33-10 halftime lead on the way to a 43-24 victory.Clemson backed off over the final two quarters, and Georgia Tech managed to avoid its first home shutout since 1957 when Dedrick Mills scored on a 2-yard run with 13:21 remaining.Even when Georgia Tech came up with a big play, it wound up costing points. Lance Austin intercepted a pass in the end zone and tried to bring it out -- only to be whacked inadvertently by teammate Corey Griffin, knocking the ball loose.Austin fell on it in the end zone, but that was a safety for Clemson. It was a far cry from a prime-time game last season, when the defensive back returned a blocked field goal 78 yards for a touchdown on the final play to give Georgia Tech a stunning victory of Florida State.There wouldnt be an upset on this night.THE TAKEAWAYClemson: Dont read too much into the sluggish showing in the second half. It was only natural that the Tigers let down a bit after dominating the first two quarters. For sure, this was just the sort of confidence-boosting performance that Clemson needed heading to their showdown with Louisville.Georgia Tech: After opening with three straight wins over mediocre opposition, the Yellow Jackets dont seem to have made much improvement over last years 3-9 debacle. Coach Paul Johnsons triple-option offense was totally manhandled and increasingly looks like a gimmick that other teams have figured out. Poor recruiting seems to have caught up with the Yellow Jackets when they face elite competition.UP NEXTClemson: When Louisville visits Death Valley on Oct. 1, it will have all the makings of a national playoff game. Assuming the Cardinals (3-0) get by Appalachian State on Saturday night, two unbeaten powerhouses will meet to establish the pecking order atop the ACC.Georgia Tech: No. 15 Miami (3-0) and longtime nemesis Mark Richt visit Bobby Dodd Stadium on Oct. 1. Richt is in his first season as the Hurricanes coach after 15 years at Georgia, where he went 13-2 against the Yellow Jackets.---Follow Paul Newberry on Twitter at www.twitter.com/pnewberry1963 . His work can be found at http://bigstory.ap.org/content/paul-newberry .---AP College Football website: www.collegefootball.ap.org Adidas Shoes Outlet Online .C. United of Major League Soccer. United chose the defender in the second round of the 2013 MLS re-entry draft. Discount Adidas Canada . Robredo, ranked No. 16, bounced back from an upset loss to Leonardo Mayer in the second round of the Royal Guard Open in Chile last week to down Carreno Busta in 1 hour, 25 minutes. On a day filled mostly with qualifying matches, fifth-seeded Marcel Granollers of Spain also entered the second with a 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 win over Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia, while Guido Pella of Argentina defeated Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 7-6 (6), 6-4 to advance. http://www.discountadidasshoescanada.com/ . The Brazilian goalkeeper signed a loan deal with the Major League Soccer club on Friday as he looks to get playing time ahead of this summers World Cup in his home country.METAIRIE, La. -- Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma has travelled to Philadelphia to have arthroscopic knee surgery, but how long hell be sidelined remains unclear, coach Sean Payton said Thursday night. "Well have him back and well kind of go from there," Payton said. The 31-year-old Vilma has had numerous surgeries on his left knee during the past two seasons. He missed five games in 2011 and started last season on the physically unable to perform list. However, Payton stopped short of saying he viewed Vilmas latest surgery as a setback. "This is a little different procedure, so well how he does when he gets back," the coach said. Vilma opened training camp working as a first-team middle linebacker in New Orleans 3-4 defence, but had missed a handful of practices lately. His absence will move veteran David Hawthorne, who was acquired as a free agent last season, up to the first team in advance of Friday nights preseason game against Oakland in the Superdome. Payton portrayed Vilmas absence during preseason as an opportunity to better evaluate other linebackers before coaches have to decide who to cut and who to keep as current 90-player roster is trimmed to 53 by the start of the regular season. "The most important thing is getting the chance to evaluate alll these players," Payton said. Cheap Adidas Shoes Canada. "A guy like Jon Vilma, I know exactly what we have in that player. It gives us a chance to see not only Hawthorne more, but then if hes going earlier, the guys behind him are getting to play quicker, too." The 28-year-old Hawthorne started 10 games last season but was hampered by left knee and right hamstring injuries and said he is eager to show he can provide more support to his unit than he did a year ago. "I came here to play football and then when you get sidelined by injury after injury, it kind of gets you down, you know. You dont really know your place," Hawthorne said. "Thats kind of all behind me and Im feeling good and Im feeling healthy." Meanwhile, Curtis Lofton, the strong side middle linebacker, was absent from practice Thursday and Payton did not offer an explanation for that. Lofton practiced Wednesday without showing any apparent limitations. Ramon Humber worked in Loftons spot Thursday and sounded as if he expected more playing time against Oakland. "I definitely feel comfortable," Hawthorne said. "As a linebacker, you kind of have to learn the whole defensive system. You have to know what everybody is doing because youre the quarterback of the defence." ' ' '
                                      SALT LAKE CITY -- Some of Utahs most influential Mormons, including Mitt Romney, Gov. Cheap Nike Free Wholesale . Gary Herbert and the president of the Utah Jazz, lobbied to get the private, Mormon church-owned Brigham Young University an invitation to join the lucrative Big 12 athletic conference.Jazz President Steve Starks said BYU was asked not to directly lobby other universities, so he instead worked to drum up support for the Provo school and enlisted help from the governors office.Starks, a Mormon, didnt attend BYU but said hes always been a fan and the universitys entrance into the conference would have been good for Utah and Utah sports.Big 12 university presidents and chancellors authorized Commissioner Bob Bowlsby to begin evaluating potential expansion candidates in July, and BYU was among several schools that made it clear theyd like to become members of the Power Five conference.But the Big 12 Conference announced Monday that it has decided against expansion from its current 10 schools.To make a case for BYU, Starks said there were several of us that I think have pulled out our Rolodexes and made phone calls. He declined to name names beyond Romney and Herbert, but said there were many others.Romney, the most prominent Mormon in the country, called Oklahoma State billionaire booster T. Boone Pickens to make a pitch for his alma mater, Pickens told reporters in September.Messages left with a representative for Romney were not returned, but Starks said he didnt ask Romney to get in involved in the effort because the 2012 presidential candidate already was making calls.Starks called the Utah governors office to see if Herbert, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, would reach out to his counterparts in states with Big 12 power schools to urge their support for BYU.In August, Herbert called Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to urge support for BYU and days later made a similar pitch to Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin while they attended a Republican Governors Association meeting in Colorado, said Herberts Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox.While Utah officials said a spot for BYU in the Big 12 would have brought prestige to the school and showcased the state to football fans elsewhere, it was also personal for Herbert. He attended BYU, as did his children, and his son-in-law, former Canadian football player Ben Cahoon, is the schools receivers coach.Herbert, a Republican, was not the only elected official to wade into the issue -- governors in Texas and Ohio issued tweets or wrote letters on behalf of schools in their states. In Texas, the lieutenant governor, Republican Dan Patrick, issued a formal statement urging the conference to not only take Houston but also the private Southern Methodist University.Entrance into the Big 12 would have entitled BYU to a piece of the Big 12s shared revenue. Conference members split a record $304 million in net revenue, about $30.4 million per school for the 2015-16 school year.BYU athletics broke away from the Mountain West Conference in 2011 as the university looked for better opportunities. The football program became an independent after not making the cut when the Pac-12 expanded from 10 to 12 teams. Most of the other sports joined the West Coast Conference.Independence has allowed the football team to play more high-profile games without a mandatory conference schedule against mid-major teams. The opportunity to reach the College Football Playoff from a non-Power 5 conference is slim.University of Utah coach Kyle Whittingham has said his schools entrance into the Pac-12 Conference in 2011 was the most significant thing to happen to its football program. From a pure monetary standpoint, Utah has seen its athletic department revenues jump from $26.165 million in 2009-10 to $59.271 million in 2014-15. The national TV revenue grew from $1.222 million to $18.084 million.For BYU, joining the Big 12 would have also opened recruiting doors that can be closed otherwise. The highest caliber athletes in the country typically lean toward playing in a Power 5 conference, which besides the Big 12 and Pac-12 include the SEC, Big Ten, and ACC.The expansion talk came as federal education officials investigate how the school handles sexual assault reports. The scrutiny followed complaints from students and alumni about BYUs practice of opening honor code investigations of students who report sexual abuse.The strict honor code bans premarital sex and alcohol consumption, among other things. Gay rights groups also pushed back against the schools inclusion, arguing it has discriminatory policies.Rachel Sanders, executive director of left-leaning watchdog group Alliance for a Better Utah, said elected officials shouldnt have tried to influence a sports issue, especially one involving a private school.Sanders said officials that pushed for BYU were sending a message that any problems with BYUs honor code and LGBT policies are acceptable.Cox said the Utah governors conversations were brief and didnt dive into the schools religious practices or honor code. The governor instead highlighted the schools strong ticket sales, academics and support from state leaders.---Associated Press writers Paul Weber in Austin and Sean Murphy in Oklahoma City contributed to this report. Wholesale Nike Free Canada . The winner Saturday will remain in the elite 10-team field next year. 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Shane Simpson ran for 187 yards and Aidan ONeill kicked three field goals.Mahalak threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Christian Summers in the first quarter and ONeill kicked field goals from 47 and 37 yards in the first half to lift the Tigers to a 13-3 advantage at the brreak. Cheap Nike Free Canada. .Elons John Gallagher kicked his second field goal of the day to cut the Towson lead to 13-6 with 1:14 left in the third quarter.In the fourth, Mahalak found Andre Dessenberg for a 26-yard touchdown midway through and ONeill kicked his third field goal to make it 23-6 with 4:58 to play.Daniel Thompson had 130 yards passing for the Phoenix (2-7, 1-5). ' ' ' 
DALLAS -- Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed said doctors told him he probably wouldnt be able to keep playing. Air Max Ireland . But Reed knew the difference he could make in the game, and despite having an AC joint separation in his shoulder, he decided to return.Reed suffered the injury early in the second quarter of Washingtons 31-26 loss to the Dallas Cowboys?on Thursday, falling hard on his left shoulder after jumping for a pass in the end zone that he couldnt catch. He missed the rest of the quarter and was told at halftime that he probably wouldnt be able to return.But after catching passes before the second half began from backup quarterback Colt McCoy -- both high and low throws -- Reed felt he could still play.I didnt think hed come back in, but he came back in and made gigantic plays for us, Redskins coach Jay Gruden said.Its pretty severe pain, Reed said. I noticed it the whole time. I just kind of grinded it out and kept praying. I was able to fight through it.The pain was evident on Reeds face as he tried to dress after the game, with his shoulder slightly disfigured from the injury and his eyes watering at times because of the pain. But Reed managed to catch a game-high 10 passes for 95 yards and two touchdowns -- with eight catches, 80 yards and both scores coming after the injury. He made a diving, one-handed 33-yard reception that set up one touchdown.I know it was pretty painful for him, Redskins tight end Vernon Davis said. When I walked in after the game, he was in so much pain I could feel it. For him to come out there and play the way he did ... it was amazing, it was beautiful.Reed has a history of getting hurt. He hasnt played a full 16-game season in his career. He missed 12 games combined his first two seasons and two more last year. Hes already missed two games because of injuries this season. But what happened Thursday might have kept Reed out in his first or second year.It has a lot to do with my maturity, said Reed, who has caught a team-best 59 passes this season with five touchdowns. Ive grown in how my teammates look at me and the faith they have in me that I could come through in certain situations. When Im not out there, I feel like Im letting them down. I dont like to miss time. Cheap Air Max Free Shipping .ca! Hi Kerry, Heres an interesting one. I know its common knowledge that all players are responsible for their sticks. We witnessed that when Zack Kassian hit Edmontons Sam Gagner in the face after a missed check. Cheap Air Max Ireland . The judges scored it 48-47, 48-47, 49-46 for Jones (19-1). It was the champions closest call. Despite the loss, it was a remarkable show by the confident Swedish challenger, who had the best of the early rounds and then hung on in the fourth and fifth. http://www.wholesaleairmaxireland.com/ . -- Team after team passed on Andre Ellington in the draft. The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear the NCAAs appeal of the Ed OBannon case, leaving in place lower court rulings that found amateurism rules for big-time college sports violated federal antitrust law but prohibited payments to student-athletes.The justices on Monday rejected the appeal in a class-action lawsuit originally filed by OBannon, a former UCLA basketball star, and later joined by other athletes. The court also rejected OBannons separate appeal that called on the justices to reinstate a plan for schools to pay football and basketball players for the uses of their names, images and likenesses.It means the status quo has been preserved for a while longer, antitrust attorney Robert Boland said.The effect of the high court action is to leave the NCAA vulnerable to more legal challenges that are working their way through the courts, but it also gives the association time to make changes to blunt those possible threats.While we are disappointed with this decision not to review this case, we remain pleased that the 9th Circuit agreed with us that amateurism is an essential component of college sports and that NCAA members should not be forced by the courts to provide benefits untethered to education, including providing any payments beyond the full cost of attendance, NCAA chief legal officer Donald Remy said in a statement.In 2014, a U.S. district judge decided the NCAAs use of names, images and likenesses of college athletes without compensation violated antitrust law. Judge Claudia Wilken ruled schools could -- but were not required to -- pay football and mens basketball players up to $5,000 per year. The money would go into a trust and be available to the athletes after leaving college. Wilken also ruled schools could increase the value of the athletic scholarship to meet the federal cost of attendance figure for each institution.The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals last year overturned Wilkens ruling on the payments of $5,000 but upheld the antitrust violation.While we would have liked the Supreme Courts review, we remain pleased with our trial victory and the 9th Circuits decision upholding the finding that the NCAA violated the antitrust laws and affirming a permanent injunction to remedy that violation, which enables NCAA member schools to offer college aathletes significant additional funds toward the cost of attendance, Michael Hausfeld, lead attorney in the OBannon case, said in a statement. Air Max Sale Ireland. The NCAA already has addressed one aspect of Wilkens ruling by increasing the amount of aid schools may provide athletes. In 2015, the NCAA passed legislation allowing schools to increase the value of an athletic scholarship to include each institutions federally regulated cost of attendance figures. The cost of attendance includes estimated values for things such as travel between campus and home, and clothing and food.Two cases currently in lower courts present potential threats to the NCAAs amateurism model and its desire to restrict compensation to athletes in ways that would be more akin to an employer-employee relationship.A case led by antitrust lawyer Jeffrey Kessler and originally filed by former Clemson football player Martin Jenkins and another claim first filed by former West Virginia player Shawne Alston but now consolidated with other cases challenge the NCAAs right to cap compensation for athletes at the value of a scholarship.The Alston case also seeks damages for athletes who played college sports before the scholarship was increased to include cost of attendance.I think those cases will probably more determine this issue, but it really has thrown it back into a murky place where we know that amateurism per se as practiced by the NCAA is not protected under the rule of reasoned analysis, antitrust attorney Robert Boland said. On the other hand, what precisely does that mean to student-athletes in this generation and going forward? Highly unclear.These other cases, though, are nowhere near a resolution and time is on the NCAAs side.To some degree you could say thats a strategy for the NCAA and in the interests that are in charge of college sports, said Boland, who is director of the masters of sports administration program at Ohio University. That they maintain the status quo despite litigation is both a practical reality, but also an opportunity for them to begin to reform in a way thats effective. To begin to make some changes that would kind of diffuse the future lawsuits that are coming. ' ' ' 
                                      TRENTON, N. Discount New Balance .J. -- Worried you might catch the Zika virus? Scammers and bug spray companies are counting on it.Marketers know this is the time to pounce: The summer Olympics are about to start in Brazil, where the recent Zika epidemic started, and 14 mosquito-borne cases of Zika were identified recently in the Miami area, the first in the U.S. So companies and entrepreneurs are capitalizing on Zika fears wherever mosquitoes buzz, hawking questionable products like anti-Zika wristbands and promoting all manner of mosquito repellents for people and pets.From a marketing point of view, its a golden opportunity, said Jonathan Day, a University of Florida mosquito expert and researcher.In a first for a bugspray, Off! became the official insect repellent supplier for an Olympic Games, and agreed to send 115,000 sprays, spritzers and towelettes to the Rio Olympics. Rival Cutter in June signed on to sponsor the U.S. mens and womens national soccer teams.Both companies are likely to benefit from Zika fears far beyond supplying athletes and fans in Brazil. Pharmacies in New York City, for example, have Off! displays warning consumers to Repel the mosquitoes that may carry the Zika virus. The tropical mosquito responsible for the Zika epidemic, called Aedes aegypti, is not found in New York, though state health officials still recommend that people use bug spray.Zika is usually spread when the mosquito picks it up by biting an infected person and bites someone else. It is worrying disease, of course, especially for pregnant women. Its symptoms are often so mild that most people dont know they have it, but it has been found to cause severe birth defects if women are infected while pregnant.Health officials say people in Zika-affected areas should take steps to avoid getting or spreading the disease by wearing long pants and long-sleeved shirts and using insect repellent. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention specifically mentions brands like Off! and Cutter in its recommendations .Zika can also be transmitted by sex, so the CDC recommends using condoms to prevent spreading the virus if one partner is infected, or might be.In a marketers hand, that kind of recommendation turns a condom into a Zika-fighting device. Australias Ansell Ltd. is supplying that countrys Olympic team with anti-Zika condoms lubricated with an antiviral gel. But that gel has never been tested outside a laboratory, and experts say any condom will do the job.Some enterprising marketers are trying to make a few dollars by rebranding products as Zika fighters.Among them is a Louisiana exterminator who is hawking a $1,678 outdoor mosquito misting system as the Zika Cube. Its maker, Katy, Texas-based Pynamite Mosquito Misting Systems, said it didnt authorize sales of its product under that name and will order the man to stop, though Pynamites website does say effective mosquito control in your yard is the best way to prevent Zika and other mosquito-related diseases.A website called anti-zika.com offers $6 anti-zika repellent with a formula specifically designed to combat the Zika virus. Its website says the stuff has similar ingredients to mainstream brands, but offers no details about its specifically designed formula. The company hasnt responded to a request for comment.New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his office has sent letters to seven companies, telling them to stop marketing products as Zika-preventive or Zika-protective.While some companies are using Zika worries to goose sales of products that could prevent mosquito bites, others are claiming benefits far beyond what regulators have verified.Officials are warning consumers away from ultrasound bug zappers, $20 insecticide-containing wrist and ankle bands such as Mosquitno, and Spotz, Citronella-infused stickers that adhere to clothing and supposedly repel mosquitoes for three days. The Federal Trade Commission this spring fined one wristband maker $300,000 for falsely claiming its bands create a five-foot mosquito barrier protecting wearers for days.Experts say to stick with what works, like products with DEET. Research by Day, the University of Florida entomologist, found that while repellents approved by federal agencies that contain citronella, lemon eucalyptus oil and other herbal extracts provide some protection, it can last from just a few minutes to an hour or so. In contrast, he found products containing 23.8 percent DEET, such as Off! Deep Woods, can protect against mosquito bites for 3 to 6 hours.And thats what most people are buying, whether they are near Zika-carrying mosquitoes or not: Off! maker SC Johnson in February ramped up to 24-hour, 7-day a week production, the family-owned company says.Spectrum Brands Inc. said retailers have seen sales double over last years for its repellent brands, Cutter and Repel. Its also boosted production, and started mentioning Zika on its repellent cans.We dont want to scare consumers, brand manager Ashley Henderson says. 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Kerrin McEvoy has been a regular in the winners circle at Sandowns feature spring meeting in recent seasons and has a book of rides which suggests he can again make an impact.Since 2007, McEvoy has ridden 14 winners at the meeting including a winning treble last year and a double in 2014.He has won four Sandown Guineas, the most recent being on Paximadia in 2013 when the meeting was held at Caulfield, while he won the Zipping Classic two years ago on Au Revoir.On Saturday, McEvoy heads to Sandown for eight rides including the Charlie Appleby-trained Qewy who is the $2 favourite for the Listed Sandown Cup (3200m).Cool Chap is also an early favourite at $4.80 in the Group Three Eclipse Stakes while Petition ($5.50), Brockoff ($6) and two-year-old Vinland ($6) are also well supoprted for their respective races.McEvoy doesnt have a ride in the Guineas while Tristrams Sun is an outsider in the Zipping Classic.Ive had a good run at Sandown the last few years at this meeting so Im really looking forward to getting there tomorrow, McEvoy Melbournes RSN927 on Friday.McEvoy has had a big spring, claiming his second Melbourne Cup win on Almandin at the start of this month and earlier this week his wife Cathy gave birth to their fourth child, a baby girl.McEvoy won the Geelong Cup on Qewy last month while Craig WWilliams was aboard the stayer when he finished fourth in the Melbourne Cup. New Balance Sale Nz. Im looking forward to riding him tomorrow, McEvoy said.Its looking like his race to lose, its just whether he can come back from the Melbourne Cup.The jockey was taken by the performance of Petition when she finished second to subsequent stakes winner Jennifer Lynn at Caulfield.Petition runs in the Twilight Glow Stakes.Sandown should suit her, a nice uphill finish, and shes going to take a power of beating I reckon, McEvoy said.Kerrin McEvoys record on Sandown Guineas/Zipping Classic day since 20072015: Three winners - Solicit (Summoned Stakes), Famous Seamus (Kevin Heffernan Stakes), Jackson (Merson Cooper Stakes)2014: Two winners - Au Revoir (Zipping Classic), Zabisco (Eclipse Stakes)2013 : One winner - Paximadia (Sandown Guineas). Meeting run at Caulfield.2012: Two winners - Tatra (Sandown Guineas), Meidung (Twilight Glow Stakes)2011: No winners2010: No winners2009: Two winners - Kidnapped (Sandown Guineas), Secession (Merson Cooper)2008: Three winners - Caymans (Sandown Guineas), Bernicia (Summoned Stakes), Yesterday (Twilight Glow)2007: One winner - Zip Baby Zip (Summoned Stakes). ' ' ' 
Theyre the two Canberra misfits who have outgrown the NRL. NFL Jerseys China .On the back of the Raiders stunning ascension into premiership contention, Joey Leilua and Jordan Rapana have evolved into arguably the most feared centre-wing combination in the league.And according to Kangaroos incumbent Josh Papalii, both are now destined for higher honours when the Raiders assault on this years finals series is over.It would be complete a stunning transformation for the duo, who have overcome a number of hurdles to finally make their mark on the competition.Weve had a lot of players playing their breakout season, Papalii told journalists on Wednesday.A lot of them are a bit older, redeemed themselves from bad form. Its going good so far and hopefully we can keep it going and theyll get what they deserve.Leilua battled form and fitness issues over his first six seasons at the Sydney Roosters and Newcastle before finding consistent form after linking with coach Ricky Stuart in Canberra last year.In contrast, Rapana rode a different path to stardom, including stops on a Mormon mission and Super Rugby before he too found a home under Stuart.Now Papalii believes they could be running out for Australia and New Zealand respectively in Octobers Four Nations tournament in England.Obviously BJ had a lot going on before coming to the club. It just shows when you play footy (you can put yourself in contention), he said.And then Rapana outside of him as well - Ill be surprised if he doesnt get picked for the New Zealand team. Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping . -- Brandon Jennings made the most of his first game with the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. Discount NFL Jerseys . JOHNS, N. http://www.chinajerseysnfl.us/ . -- Mike Smith never saw his first NHL goal go in. TULSA, Okla. -- Jaleel Wheeler scored 15 points and Tulsa pulled away down the stretch for a 79-65 win over crosstown rival Oral Roberts on Monday night.The game was the 52nd meeting between the two Tulsa, Oklahoma schools. The Golden Hurricanes lead the overall series 33-19 and have won four straight.Wheeler added nine rebounds and four assists, while Corey Henderson Jr. finished with 14 points and Pat Birt added 12 for Tulsa (3-2).Albert Owens led all scorers with 18 points for Oral Roberts (1-5),, but the Golden Eagles were held to just 36. China Jerseys. 9 percent shooting and 34.6 percent (8 of 14) from 3-point range.Tulsa led just 39-36 at the half and 55-53 with 10:04 left but pulled away late. A Wheeler 3-point play sparked an 11-0 run and the Golden Hurricanes led 66-53 with 7:02 remaining. Wheelers layup pushed it to 15 and Oral Roberts never threatened again. ' ' '
PHILADELPHIA -- Daniel Dingle scored a career-high 22 points and Obi Enechionyia and Shizz Alston Jr. Adidas Superstar Trainers Ireland . had 17 points apiece and Temple defeated Manhattan 88-67 on Sunday in the NIT Season Tip-Off.Quinton Rose hit all five of his shots and scored 14 points for the Owls (2-2), who shot 53.4 percent (31 for 58). Enechionyia had seven rebounds, Alston had five assists and Dingle made 9-of-10 free throws as Temple went 19 of 22 from the line.Zavier Turner hit five 3-pointers and scored 24 points for the Jaspers (1-3). Manhattan shot 38.7 percent from the field (24 of 62), made 10 of 17 from the line and had 22 turnovers. Zane Waterman added 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting. The Jaspers trailed by 19 at the half.Owl greats Don Shields and Mike Meyer Bloom (both Class of 1938), Terence Stansbury (1984) and Pepe Sanchez (2000) were inducted into the Ring of Honor at halftime. Adidas Superstar Clearance Sale Ireland . The return match will take place next Wednesday. Udinese leads Fiorentina 2-1 in the other semifinal. Napoli staged a second-half comeback from two goals down after Gervinhos opener and a stunning strike from Kevin Strootman. Cheap Superstars Ireland . -- Most satisfying to Russ Smith about No. http://www.superstarclearanceireland.com/ . Three came down to the fourth quarter while quarterbacks continued to shine in all four games; so important to the overall quality of the game. DENVER -- Maikel Franco and Cameron Rupp hit long home runs, rookie Zach Eflin got his second big league win and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Colorado Rockies 10-3 on Sunday in their final game before the All-Star break.The Phillies have won 10 of 13 games. Rupp tied his career high with four RBI, which included a two-run homer that traveled 465 feet, per Statcast, in the seventh inning. Franco followed with a three-run shot in the eighth that went 471 feet.Eflin (2-2) allowed two runss in six innings. Adidas Superstar Ireland. He gave up seven hits, struck out three and walked two in his follow-up to a complete-game win against the Braves on Tuesday. Since allowing nine runs in his debut, Eflin has a 2.20 ERA in five starts.Philadelphia had five consecutive batters reach base and scored three runs with two outs in the third off starter Tyler Chatwood (8-5). ' ' '
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Cheap Jordans NZ . -- New England Patriots starting defensive end Rob Ninkovich?will serve a four-game suspension to open the 2016 regular season after a positive test for a banned substance.The NFL said in a statement that Ninkovich is eligible to return from his suspension, which is without pay, on Monday, Oct. 3.Ninkovich told ESPN on Friday that he is devastated and shocked, and said he would never knowingly take an illegal substance.Few things are more important to me than my name and reputation. This might call that into question for some, which has me heartbroken, Ninkovich said. I dont want to cut any corners. I want to do things the right way, with high integrity, and thats what I have always wanted to stand for.Ninkovich, 32, has played in 116 consecutive games (including playoffs) for the Patriots since signing with the team as a free agent on Aug. 2, 2009.Any supplement Ive ever used was bought at a store. I was unaware something I bought had a substance in it that would give me a positive test because it wasnt listed [as an ingredient], Ninkovich told ESPN.One thing I have learned is that if a supplement is not NSF certified, there are no regulations that ensure that what is on the label is 100 percent accurate. That is a hard lesson for me to learn at this stage in my career, but I take responsibility for it. Its a mistake I made and it hurts that I wont be there for my teammates.A team captain in 2015, Ninkovich tore his triceps during a training camp practice with the New Orleans Saints on Aug. 9 and was in jeopardy of missing the start of the season because of the injury.He is valued for his pass-rush ability (47 career sacks, including playoffs) and toughness to set the edge against the run. Coach Bill Belichick has annually lauded Ninkovichs toughness, versatility and intelligence.The Patriots project to start veteran Chris Long, who signed with the Patriots after spending the first eight years of his career with the Rams, in his place. Jabaal Sheard is the other starter, with Shea McClellin (fifth year) and second-year players Trey Flowers, Geneo Grissom and Rufus Johnson rounding out the depth chart.My focus is on getting back to 100 percent and being the best teammate and Patriot I can be upon my return, Ninkovich said. Air Jordans For Sale NZ . -- The Sacramento Kings are set to become the first major professional sports franchise to accept Bitcoin virtual currency for ticket and merchandise purchases. Air Jordan NZ Online . Reassurance came from Paul Tesori, his caddie and close friend whose newborn son is in intensive care in a Florida hospital. 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We could not win it (but) at least we were attentive enough to not lose it.Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka was pleased, having seen his side keep a clean sheet for the first time since August.We should have won the game, but a point was really good, he said. For Petr Cech to be the best player, it says that we did a really good job.Having survived an ominous opening quarter camped on the edge of its own penalty area, Middlesbrough settled and grew in confidence at Emirates Stadium.Adama Traore took advantage of Laurent Koscielnys lapse in concentration to get in behind the Arsenal defence buut was thwarted by a fine Cech save. Air Jordan Store NZ. Alvaro Negredo misfired the rebound.Middlesbrough continued to threaten through Gaston Ramirez, who first struck the woodwork with a near-perfect free kick, then headed an even better opportunity straight at the surprisingly busy Cech.Inspired by Alexis Sanchez, Arsenal emerged with renewed intent after halftime. He fired just wide from a free kick before forcing two fine saves from Victor Valdes.However, the action was far from one way, as Traore came close once more, drawing a full-stretch save from Cech after a pulsating run from inside his own half.Lucas Perez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain were introduced on either side of the 70th, but neither had the desired effect as an exasperated Wenger patrolled the touchline with his arms outstretched.The visitors, who lost five of their last six league games after a promising start to the season, naturally retreated in the closing stages. It looked like theyd paid the ultimate price in stoppage time, but Mesut Ozil was rightly flagged offside as he flicked in Oxlade-Chamberlains cross. ' ' '
Tottenham overcame Burnley with a 2-1 victory on Sunday at White Hart Lane thanks to a second-half winner from Danny Rose. Cheapest Yeezys .The visitors started well and were nearly in front after 13 minutes when Andre Gray latched onto a cross and hit a shot against the legs of Hugo Lloris. Sean Dyches men then did take the lead on 21 minutes when Ashley Barnes made the most of poor defending from Tottenham and buried the ball from close range.However, Spurs were back level before the half hour mark when Dele Alli latched onto the end of Kyle Walkers low cross and hit a shot passed Tom Heaton to make it 1-1 at half time.Christian Eriksen had a good chance early in the second half but he could only send his header straight at Heaton from point-blank range.Alli then hit a super curling effort from the edge of the box but the ball dipped just over the bar before Eriksen tested Heaton again from the edge of the box.The winning goal came on 71 minutes as Rose burst into the box on the left and sent the ball crashing passed Heaton from 12 yards to make it 2-1.The result puts Mauricio Pochettinos side one point behind Arsenal in fourth while Burnley remain three points above the relegation zone. Yeezy Wholesale Authentic .H. -- Matt Kenseth made it 2 for 2 in the Chase, holding off teammate Kyle Busch to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Yeezy Canada Online .Y. -- Marcell Dareus and the Buffalo Bills defence made life miserable for Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco. http://www.cheapyeezycanada.com/ . -- Five former Kansas City Chiefs players who were on the team between 1987 and 1993 filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming the team hid and even lied about the risks of head injuries during that time period when there was no collective bargaining agreement in place in the NFL. FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Some of the best Seahawks teams under coach Pete Carroll have been the ones that gradually improved throughout the season.Seattles latest climb may be underway.The Seahawks put together perhaps their most balanced 60 minutes on both sides of the ball this season in Sunday nights 31-24 win over the New England Patriots.Not only did Seattle (6-2-1) force Tom Brady into his first interception this season , but it kept him without a passing touchdown for the first time in 2016 and denied the Patriots an opportunity to tie the game with a goal-line stand in the closing minute.Its one of the great challenges that a team and a defense gets and weve had some bouts down there the last few weeks and our guys just came through and hung in there and fought for every inch, Carroll said.Quarterback Russell Wilson has typically been at his best outside the pocket, making plays with his feet. Leg injuries have kept him in the pocket recently, but he was still effective in keeping the Patriots defense guessing.Wilson was sacked three times but passed for 348 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions, completing passes to seven different receivers.Meanwhile, the Patriots (7-2) must regroup after suffering their first loss since Brady returned from his four-game Deflategate suspension this season. Theyre still in command of the AFC East but are on the road the next two weeks against the 49ers and Jets.We talked about it the last two weeks, how this game was going to go all the way down to the last play. We knew it was going to be similar to the last game, safety Devin McCourty said.We knew both teams were going to fight, no matter what happened in the game. They were going to just keep fighting and go blow for blow. We were prepared for it. But they just made a couple of more plays than us and thats what decided the game.PROSISES IMPACTSeattle RB C.J. Prosise didnt get in the end zone Sunday, but his 17 carries for 66 yards and seven catches for 87 yards -- both season highs -- played a huge role in opening up the Seahawks offense.Sharing carries with Christine Michael, Prosise helped sell play-action passes late in the game and made the Patriots defense account for an extra man in key ssituations. Cheap Yeezys For Sale. That, in turn, opened up throwing lanes for Wilson.I knew what I was capable of and that it was just a matter of time. It definitely showed at the right time, a road game against the Patriots, Prosise said. Im going to go out there and do my job, and do what they tell me to do. If its blocking all week, Im going to block. This week they had me out making plays in the passing game, and also running the ball. Thats what I was called upon to do this week, and I did it.BLOUNT FORCEOne thing that was overshadowed because of the Patriots loss was how effective RB LeGarrette Blount continues to be in New Englands offense this season.Blount tied his career-high with three rushing touchdowns, scoring on a par of 1-yard runs and a 13-yard run. For the game, he finished with 69 yards on 13 carries.INTERCEPTION STREAK ENDSThere are no longer any NFL teams that havent thrown an interception this season.The Patriots streak of eight straight games without a pick came to an end with 9:20 left the second quarter. Brady danced in the pocket to buy some time on first down, but his pass intended for Malcolm Mitchell was well short and intercepted by DeShawn Shead.To that point, New England had thrown 258 passes this season without an interception.The Patriots had a chance to tie the 1960 Cleveland Browns for an NFL-record nine games without an interception.FUMBLE PROBLEMSPatriots coach Bill Belichick said ball security will be an emphasis this week after his team had three fumbles on Sunday. They only lost one, but it was costly when Julian Edelman had the ball jarred loose by Kam Chancellor after a catch. The play set up Seattles final score -- a 15-yard touchdown pass from Wilson to Doug Baldwin.Thats definitely a problem. Our ball security is not what it needs to be, Belichick said. Weve addressed it. We obviously have to keep addressing it more and find a way to improve it. We cant keep turning the ball over.---For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL---Follow Kyle Hightower on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/khightower ' ' '
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