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Gloucester have signed Lyon back-row Carl Fearns ahead of next season. Dre Greenlaw Super Bowl Jersey .Fearns has impressed in the Top 14 after joining Lyon from Bath at the end of the 2014-15 campaign.He can cover both sides of the back-row and No.8 and will bring added physicality to Gloucesters pack.Were very happy that Carl has opted to join Gloucester Rugby, Gloucester director of rugby David Humphreys said.Hes a quality performer who has made it clear that he wants to be playing in the Premiership to give himself the best possible chance of playing for England, and he sees Gloucester as the best place for him to achieve that goal.Carl is exactly the sort of individual that we were looking for to supplement what we already have in the back row. Skilful, tough, uncompromising and possessing a win at all costs attitude.Hes the kind of person you want alongside you when youre up against it and were very happy that hell be joining us for next season. Carls signing is a statement of intent for the future and he wont be the final signing we announce in the days to come.Fearns added: Im thrilled to joining Gloucester Rugby. Historically they have been a powerhouse in English rugby and Im looking forward to working with the players and coaches to help them achieve their ambitions.Ive really enjoyed playing my rugby in France and I feel as though I have become a better player for it. Im excited to return to the Premiership and get stuck in. Richie James Super Bowl Jersey .com) - Yankee Stadium is the home of the Bronx Bombers, but on Sunday afternoon it will open its gates to host the latest addition of the Hudson River Rivalry. Steve Young Super Bowl Jersey . Radwanska, making her debut in the Seoul tournament, hit eight aces in a match that lasted 1 hour, 4 minutes at Olympic Park tennis stadium. "It was definitely a very good match -- I was playing really good tennis," Radwanska said. https://www.49ersrookiestore.com/49ers-Deforest-Buckner-Jersey/ .Y. -- Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo had little trouble picking up his first shutout of the season against a Buffalo Sabres team thats having trouble scoring goals. CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs have the best defense in baseball. It might be the best team defense weve seen in some time -- quite some time.Historically, so much of defensive evaluation has been anecdotal and, therefore, inconclusive. Even now, with rivers of data flowing into our collective hardball consciousness, we havent reached the point where we can make specific judgments about defense with any real certainty. Still, I am more or less certain that the Cubs are playing unusually special defense.Just through a natural progression, maturity-wise, some guys have just gotten better, Cubs manager Joe Maddon said. Because theyre good. Were making the rroutine play routinely. Colin Kaepernick Super Bowl Jersey. Weve made some pretty spectacular plays all over the field.The anecdotal evidence of those is all over the place, and the evidence mounts with each game. The Cubs have young, elite, versatile athletes everywhere on the field, even behind the plate, now that rookie Willson Contreras is getting more of a workload. They can run, they have excellent instincts and terrific technique, and they are usually well-positioned by the Cubs coaching staff. They make plays both routine and spectacular. ' ' ' 
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Donnie Tyndall has filed an appeal to reverse the 10-year show cause penalty he received from the NCAA in April for violations that occurred while he was coaching Southern Mississippi. Air Force 1 Online Store .Tyndall confirmed Wednesday he was seeking a full overturning or reversal of the penalty and that he would take the case to court if the appeal isnt granted.The NCAA said in April it gave Tyndall the show-cause penalty for orchestrating academic fraud designed to land recruits as well as other misconduct that included trying to cover up payments to athletes and potential evidence. Tyndall was fired as Tennessees coach in March 2015 due to the possibility the NCAA might penalize him.Tyndall said he should have received nothing more than a nine-game suspension, the penalties Syracuses Jim Boeheim and SMUs Larry Brown received after NCAA investigations of their programs.I should have never lost my job at Tennessee, Tyndall said. It should have been just what Jim Boeheim and Larry Brown got. We want a full overturning or reversal of the decision, and thats what it should be.The NCAA ruled in its 47-page report in April that Tyndall acted unethically and failed to promote an atmosphere for compliance when he directed his staff to engage in academic misconduct while coaching Southern Mississippi from 2012-14.Southern Mississippi self-imposed a two-year postseason ban that took effect in 2015. The program is under probation until 2020 and will lose four more scholarships over the next three years.Tyndalls show-cause penalty -- which essentially makes him unemployable at the NCAA level -- runs through April 7, 2026. Even if he is employed after that date, he must sit out 50 percent of his teams first full season.Tyndall said that much of the NCAAs case depends on the testimony of Adam Howard, a former assistant coach on his staff. He also says Howard had changed his story after originally indicating no knowledge that Tyndall had been involved in academic fraud.Howard worked with Tyndalls staff at Southern Mississippi and followed him to Tennessee before resigning in November 2014 for what the school described at the time as personal reasons. Howards departure came less than three weeks after Southern Mississippi announced the NCAA was reviewing its program.Thats not what our country is about, Tyndall said. Theres nobody who should lose their job and career based on what one person says with no proof or evidence. Its that simple. So Im going to fight for the next group of coaches. Hopefully they never have to go through something like this.Howard didnt immediately respond to a text message seeking comment. Southern Mississippi athletic department spokesman Jack Duggan said the school declined comment on the appeal. Tennessee athletic department spokesman Tom Satkowiak said it wouldnt be appropriate for the university to comment on the matter.The actual NCAA report filed in April withholds the names of people involved in the investigation. Even Tyndall himself is referred to as a former head coach.Included in the report were allegations that Tyndall directed members of his staff to complete fraudulent coursework for seven prospects so they could be immediately eligible to compete. The NCAA also said three staff members were told to travel to two-year colleges to complete the coursework.According to the report, the former head coach also facilitated cash and prepaid credit card payments to two prospects from former coaches. The report said that one former high school coach mailed the money directly to the former head coach, who would then deliver the money to the student-athlete for university bills.The NCAA report also said Tyndall also deleted emails relevant to the investigation. The report cited phone records indicating Tyndall made call after call to others being interviewed by the NCAA.Three assistant coaches from Tyndalls Southern Mississippi staff also were penalized in April. One was hit with an eight-year show cause, one has a seven-year penalty and the other was six years.Tyndall went 56-17 at Southern Mississippi and reached the NIT each of his two seasons at the school before leaving for Tennessee. He went 16-16 in his lone season at Tennessee. Cheap Shoes Online Free Delivery . -- Ken Appleby made 32 saves for his first shutout of the season to lead the Oshawa Generals to a 2-0 win over the Belleville Bulls on Wednesday in Ontario Hockey League action. Discount Yeezy 350 v2 . -- San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks was fined $15,570 by the NFL on Wednesday for his hit on Saints quarterback Drew Brees last Sunday. http://www.cheapshoesstorewholesale.com/air-max-90-online-outlet.html . Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek defeated Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (4) on the indoor hard-court at Belgrade Arena. The victory improved the Czech pairs impressive cup doubles record to 14-1. Heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder has had one surgical procedure already on his broken right hand and will have another one on it -- as well as his torn right biceps -- probably later this week, trainer and co-manager Jay Deas told ESPN.com on Monday.Wilder broke his hand and tore his biceps in a dominant eighth-round knockout of Chris Arreola to retain his world title for the fourth time on July 16 in front of a home state crowd at Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama.Wilder suffered the injuries in the fourth round, during which he dropped Arreola and nearly knocked him out but then stopped using his right hand, his best weapon, for the rest of the fight.Deas said Wilder had a very minor surgery this past Tuesday in which the doctor inserted temporary pins his hand and lined up his bones to help speed up the time it takes for the severe swelling in the hand to go down.They secured his hand so the swelling will go down and when it has gone down sufficiently they can go in and correct what needs to be corrected in another surgery, Deas said.Deas said the tentative schedule is for Wilder to have hand surgery on Thursday or Friday. At the same time, the plan is also to have the needed surgery on his damaged biceps.We are trying to coordinate both surgeries at the same time so Deontay is not in a cast for three or four months while his hand heals and then needs to still get his biceps done after that, Deas said. Air Max 270 Store. . Having them both at the same time is a way to cut down on the recovery time he needs.The blessing in disguise is that even though the hand surgery is much more complicated than the biceps surgery the biceps takes longer to heal. So Deontays hand will be well before his biceps, which will give his hand even more time to rest because he will have to wait for the biceps to be clear before he can use the hand. The hand will be better than it will have been in years.Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs), 30, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is almost surely out for the rest of 2016. This is at least the third time Wilder, a devastating puncher, has broken his right hand. After a first-round knockout of Travis Allen in 2009 (Wilders seventh professional fight), Wilder had right hand surgery during which pins were inserted to stabilize it. The shots he landed on Arreola were so powerful that he bent those pins.Wilder also suffered a stress fracture in the same spot during his world title victory against Bermane Stiverne in January 2015, although he did not require a second surgery. ' ' ' 
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Orlando City coach Adrian Heath knows his team is facing a tough test when the Lions head to Toyota Stadium to take on high-powered, counter-attacking FC Dallas on Monday in sweltering Frisco, Texas. Samuel Pahlsson Jersey .Orlando City (4-3-8) is riding a five-game unbeaten streak, but sits just below the red line on the Eastern Conference standings with 20 points. The Lions got a game-winner from Kaka in the 10th minutes of stoppage time to beat Toronto FC in their last MLS match.Dallas (9-5-4) is in second place in the Western Conference with 31 points, one point behind first-place Colorado. The Toros have not suffered a loss in their last 16 home games, the best such streak in the MLS. They are coming off a 2-0 victory over Real Salt Lake in their last league game on June 25.Heath described Dallas as a dynamic squad, led by Fabian Castillo and Mauro Diaz. Castillo and Diaz have combined for five goals and five assists in their last two MLS matches, wins against Real Salt Lake and Colorado. Diaz is second in MLS with seven assists.Their attacking threats are very, very good, Heath told the teams website. They are second in the Supporters Shield so they are obviously doing well this season. We know that in the counterattack they are incredibly dangerous and for me its all about concentration. Can we concentrate when we have possession of the ball and they are off? Because thats when they are the most dangerous.The Lions mental toughness and concentration will be tested by the conditions. Temperatures are expected to approach triple digits leading up the 9 p.m. ET kickoff on Monday. The Toros have been able to use the local heat to their advantage, wearing down teams in the second halves of matches.Because Heath fielded a reserve-heavy lineup in a midweek loss to Ft. Lauderdale in U.S. Open Cup play, the core of Orlando Citys roster should be fresh and healthy. The Lions are tied for second in goals scored with 28. Randy Ladouceur Jersey . Then the Pacers gave Oladipo and his Orlando teammates the cold shoulder. Paul Georges buzzer-beating 3-pointer at the end of the third quarter spurred a 21-4 run, finally sending Indiana past the Magic 97-87 in a tougher-than-expected opening night matchup. Francois Beauchemin Jersey . The move comes after the Canadiens were approached by the Buffalo Sabres for permission to speak to Dudley - a former Sabres player and head coach. "The Sabres called for permission and I appreciate that, Im flattered, Dudley told TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun of ESPN. https://www.cheapducks.com/597c-teemu-selanne-jersey-ducks.html . -- Bryant McKinnie came out of his stance and lowered his shoulder into a practice squad player, causing a crisp thud to reverberate in the Miami Dolphins practice bubble. ARLINGTON, Texas -- Yu Darvish pumped his fist twice and let out a shout walking off the mound after striking out the final batter he faced for the Texas Rangers.Darvish had a one-run lead and left an Oakland runner stranded at third base to end the sixth inning, but the right-hander from Japan has still gone more than four years without a win over the AL West rival Athletics.Coco Crisp and Khris Davis both hit two-run homers in the eighth off hard-throwing reliever Matt Bush and the As won 6-4 on Wednesday night. It was Davis second homer of the game for the As, who have won four consecutive series for the first time since May 2014.The ball was up and center-cut, manager Jeff Banister said of Bush (3-2). Hes usually down. ... I would say thats what the issue was.Still, the Rangers had to be encouraged by the performance from Darvish after struggling through the first four hitters of the game in only his third start since coming off the disabled list -- and only sixth for Texas since missing all of last season after Tommy John surgery.Texas was down 2-0 after Crisp started the game with a triple into the right-field corner before Jed Lowries sacrifice fly and Davis first homer, a two-out shot. Darvish then retired 16 of the last 18 batters he faced, striking out Davis -- who had also doubled against him -- on a breaking pitch to end the sixth.The team came back, we had a one-run lead, I gave up two hits to the same guy, so I really wanted to get a strikeout and get the momentum going for the team, Darvish said through his interpreter. Thats what I was aiming for, and (the emotional reaction) just happened naturally.Ian Desmond hit his 20th homer for the Rangers, a two-run shot in the fifth that put them ahead 3-2. That came two innings after the All-Star center fielder had a two-out double and scored on Adrian Beltres single.Darvish limited Oakland to two runs and four hits, with six strikeouts and no walks while throwing a season-high 93 pitches (64 strikes). He is 1-8 in 11 career starts against Oakland, the lone win coming May 16, 2012.Plus fastball still. Throwing his breaking ball, As manager Bob Melvin said. Adam Henrique Jersey. He pitched great after a little bit of a rocky start.Ryan Dull (5-2) threw 1 1/3 perfect innings in relief of Sean Manaea, who struck out nine without a walk in 6 2/3 innings. Ryan Madson worked the ninth for his 22nd save in 28 chances, two nights after giving up Beltres game-ending homer in the series opener.While Darvish felt good, he said he said he let it all out against Davis to end his night.Hes engaged, hes determined, he wants this as bad as anybody, he knows what he means to this ballclub in his starts and how valuable they are, Banister said. That reaction, I loved it. It tells me this guy is coming to pitch and play and be a huge part of this.SHORT HOPSIt was Davis 10th career multihomer game, his second this season against the Rangers. He had three homers against him at home May 17. ... Oakland is 6-0-1 in its last seven series at Texas over the last three years.NEW ARMSThe Rangers acquired right-hander Lucas Harrell and left-hander Dario Alvarez from the Atlanta Braves for minor league infielder Travis Demeritte. Harrell could start Sunday for Texas, and Alvarez could be in the bullpen as early as Thursday.TRAINERS ROOMRangers: Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder will have his season-ending surgery Friday to repair a herniated disk in his neck. The surgery will be performed in Dallas by Dr. Drew Dossett, who two years ago did a cervical fusion of two disks just below the area that is bothering Fielder now.UP NEXTAthletics: After going 9-4 while playing 13 consecutive days since the All-Star break, the As are off Thursday before opening a three-game series in Cleveland on Friday night.Rangers: Cole Hamels, 18-3 in 32 starts for Texas since coming in a trade from Philadelphia last July, pitches the opener of a four-game home series against Kansas City. The lefty beat the Royals on the road Saturday, when he was also matched up against right-hander Yordano Ventura (6-8). ' ' ' 
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With Kobe Bryant gone and the team in desperate need of mature leadership, the Los Angeles Lakers are turning to Luol Deng for help on the court and in the locker room. Jan Stenerud Jersey .The Lakers and Deng agreed to a four-year, $72 million contract Saturday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot be signed until Thursday.The 31-year-old Deng averaged 12.3 points and 6.0 rebounds for Miami last season. The high-energy forward has made the playoffs seven times, with the Bulls and Heat, and commands immediate respect with his work ethic and ability to relate to teammates.Thats exactly what Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak sought to help shape an impressionable roster of intriguing young talent for first-year coach Luke Walton. Those youngsters went wayward last season while Bryant concluded his farewell tour. Deng will now join fellow new signee Timofey Mozgov and holdover Lou Williams to provide veteran stability.The Lakers finished at 17-65, the worst record in the franchises proud history, and were plagued by salacious headlines and speculation over how the players responded to the old-school leadership from Bryant and former coach Byron Scott.And the core of the team -- DAngelo Russell, Julius Randle, Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. -- got only younger last month when the Lakers drafted 19-year-old Duke forward Brandon Ingram with the second overall pick. Deng is a fellow Blue Devil, and both players are 6-foot-9.Kupchak entered free agency with a huge amount of salary cap room, but little hope of attracting top free agents determined to win championships now. Instead, the Lakers hoped to place an experienced supporting cast around Russell, Ingram, Randle and Clarkson. Clarkson agreed to a four-year, $50 million deal Friday to stay with the team as a restricted free agent.I think history tells you that a bunch of young guys on a team is probably not a good thing, Kupchak said last month. They look around for leadership and advice from somebody whos been through this a couple of times, and if theres nobody to talk to, then they really dont know how to handle the situation. So I think we will look to add some veteran leadership, and hopefully not only leadership, but guys who can help us win games.A few minutes after free agency opened, the Lakers committed $64 million over the next four years to Mozgov, the 7-1 Russian who mostly sat on Clevelands bench during the Cavaliers championship run this summer. Mozgov doesnt seem an obvious fit for Waltons up-tempo approach, but the Lakers value his size, defense and experience.Although Deng finished last season with his lowest scoring average since his rookie year in Chicago in 2004-05, he is a hard-nosed defensive forward who can play multiple positions and deliver solid offense. He is also known for his diligence in practice, a quality that can only help this team.For the third straight summer, the glitzy Lakers have been on the outside looking in as the biggest names on the free-agent market have taken meetings and agreed to deals.They never got a meeting with Kevin Durant, while Los Angeles native DeMar DeRozan chose to stay in Toronto. Al Horford appears to be headed elsewhere, and the Lakers failed to attract Nicolas Batum or former Lakers forward Kent Bazemore before closing their pursuit of Deng.Thats why the Lakers didnt hesitate to go to a fourth year on the big contract for Deng. He will be entering his 13th season, but has proved durable during his career with the Bulls, Cavaliers and Heat. And he had several other suitors lining up for a crack at him, including Tom Thibodeau, the former Bulls coach now with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Dustin Colquitt Jersey . The 29-year-old from Port Colborne, Ont., has nothing but good things to say about former U.S. marine Liz (Girlrilla) Carmouche ahead of their co-main event Wednesday on the UFCs "Fight for the Troops" televised card in Fort Campbell, Ky. Jerry Mays Jersey . Clarke was injured while practicing on the Doha Golf Club range after the pro-am on Tuesday. The Northern Irishman arrived at the course on Wednesday hoping to start, but after hitting a few balls on the practice putting green Clarke advised officials he was not fit to play. http://www.customchiefsjersey.com/custom-reggie-ragland-jersey-large-2086n.html . Datsyuk will miss Tuesdays game against New Jersey and could be sidelined longer, while Cleary will likely miss at least the next three games. Its been an injury-plagued season for Datsyuk, who has suited up for just 39 games. GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Dan Raudabaugh threw six touchdown passes and the Philadelphia Soul won their second ArenaBowl title, beating the Arizona Rattlers 56-42 on Friday night.Raudabaugh was 20 of 36 for 278 yards. Shaun Kauleinamoku was selected the game MVP after leading the Soul in receiving with eight catches for 110 yards and three touchdowns.I couldnt be more proud of this team and this organization, Soul coach Clint Dolezel said. We have worked extremely hard for six months to get to this point and it is fantastic to see our hard work pay off.Philadelphia improved to 2-2 in championship games. The Soul beat San Jose in 2008 and lost to Arizona in 2012 and 2013.Congratulations to Philadelphia, Rattlers coach Kevin Guy said. I thought they played a hard game. ... We thought we were going to give them a ball game and we did. We had a chance to go up there in the fourth quarter and take the lead, but we fell short.The game was played at Gila River Arena, home of the NHLs Arizona Coyotes, because the WNBAs Phoenix Mercury had a game at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Ben Niemann Jersey. Arizonas Nick Davila was 23 of 38 for 281 yards and four touchdowns. Maurice Purify had nine receptions for 126 yards and two touchdowns.With Philadelphia leading 56-42, the Rattlers were in position to make it a one-possession game, but James Romain intercepted Davilas pass in the end zone with 48 seconds left.The Soul raced to a 21-0 lead. Raudabaugh opened the scoring on the first possession with a 16-yard pass to Darius Reynolds. Dwayne Hollis returned a fumble 49 yards for a touchdown, and Tracy Belton recovered the kickoff in the end zone for another score.We got behind early, Guy said. We came out and fumbled on the 1-yard line. I thought our guys showed great character trying to get back in the game. ' ' ' 
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With Kobe Bryant gone and the team in desperate need of mature leadership, the Los Angeles Lakers are turning to Luol Deng for help on the court and in the locker room. Jan Stenerud Jersey .The Lakers and Deng agreed to a four-year, $72 million contract Saturday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot be signed until Thursday.The 31-year-old Deng averaged 12.3 points and 6.0 rebounds for Miami last season. The high-energy forward has made the playoffs seven times, with the Bulls and Heat, and commands immediate respect with his work ethic and ability to relate to teammates.Thats exactly what Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak sought to help shape an impressionable roster of intriguing young talent for first-year coach Luke Walton. Those youngsters went wayward last season while Bryant concluded his farewell tour. Deng will now join fellow new signee Timofey Mozgov and holdover Lou Williams to provide veteran stability.The Lakers finished at 17-65, the worst record in the franchises proud history, and were plagued by salacious headlines and speculation over how the players responded to the old-school leadership from Bryant and former coach Byron Scott.And the core of the team -- DAngelo Russell, Julius Randle, Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. -- got only younger last month when the Lakers drafted 19-year-old Duke forward Brandon Ingram with the second overall pick. Deng is a fellow Blue Devil, and both players are 6-foot-9.Kupchak entered free agency with a huge amount of salary cap room, but little hope of attracting top free agents determined to win championships now. Instead, the Lakers hoped to place an experienced supporting cast around Russell, Ingram, Randle and Clarkson. Clarkson agreed to a four-year, $50 million deal Friday to stay with the team as a restricted free agent.I think history tells you that a bunch of young guys on a team is probably not a good thing, Kupchak said last month. They look around for leadership and advice from somebody whos been through this a couple of times, and if theres nobody to talk to, then they really dont know how to handle the situation. So I think we will look to add some veteran leadership, and hopefully not only leadership, but guys who can help us win games.A few minutes after free agency opened, the Lakers committed $64 million over the next four years to Mozgov, the 7-1 Russian who mostly sat on Clevelands bench during the Cavaliers championship run this summer. Mozgov doesnt seem an obvious fit for Waltons up-tempo approach, but the Lakers value his size, defense and experience.Although Deng finished last season with his lowest scoring average since his rookie year in Chicago in 2004-05, he is a hard-nosed defensive forward who can play multiple positions and deliver solid offense. He is also known for his diligence in practice, a quality that can only help this team.For the third straight summer, the glitzy Lakers have been on the outside looking in as the biggest names on the free-agent market have taken meetings and agreed to deals.They never got a meeting with Kevin Durant, while Los Angeles native DeMar DeRozan chose to stay in Toronto. Al Horford appears to be headed elsewhere, and the Lakers failed to attract Nicolas Batum or former Lakers forward Kent Bazemore before closing their pursuit of Deng.Thats why the Lakers didnt hesitate to go to a fourth year on the big contract for Deng. He will be entering his 13th season, but has proved durable during his career with the Bulls, Cavaliers and Heat. And he had several other suitors lining up for a crack at him, including Tom Thibodeau, the former Bulls coach now with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Dustin Colquitt Jersey . The 29-year-old from Port Colborne, Ont., has nothing but good things to say about former U.S. marine Liz (Girlrilla) Carmouche ahead of their co-main event Wednesday on the UFCs "Fight for the Troops" televised card in Fort Campbell, Ky. Jerry Mays Jersey . Clarke was injured while practicing on the Doha Golf Club range after the pro-am on Tuesday. The Northern Irishman arrived at the course on Wednesday hoping to start, but after hitting a few balls on the practice putting green Clarke advised officials he was not fit to play. http://www.customchiefsjersey.com/custom-reggie-ragland-jersey-large-2086n.html . Datsyuk will miss Tuesdays game against New Jersey and could be sidelined longer, while Cleary will likely miss at least the next three games. Its been an injury-plagued season for Datsyuk, who has suited up for just 39 games. GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Dan Raudabaugh threw six touchdown passes and the Philadelphia Soul won their second ArenaBowl title, beating the Arizona Rattlers 56-42 on Friday night.Raudabaugh was 20 of 36 for 278 yards. Shaun Kauleinamoku was selected the game MVP after leading the Soul in receiving with eight catches for 110 yards and three touchdowns.I couldnt be more proud of this team and this organization, Soul coach Clint Dolezel said. We have worked extremely hard for six months to get to this point and it is fantastic to see our hard work pay off.Philadelphia improved to 2-2 in championship games. The Soul beat San Jose in 2008 and lost to Arizona in 2012 and 2013.Congratulations to Philadelphia, Rattlers coach Kevin Guy said. I thought they played a hard game. ... We thought we were going to give them a ball game and we did. We had a chance to go up there in the fourth quarter and take the lead, but we fell short.The game was played at Gila River Arena, home of the NHLs Arizona Coyotes, because the WNBAs Phoenix Mercury had a game at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Ben Niemann Jersey. Arizonas Nick Davila was 23 of 38 for 281 yards and four touchdowns. Maurice Purify had nine receptions for 126 yards and two touchdowns.With Philadelphia leading 56-42, the Rattlers were in position to make it a one-possession game, but James Romain intercepted Davilas pass in the end zone with 48 seconds left.The Soul raced to a 21-0 lead. Raudabaugh opened the scoring on the first possession with a 16-yard pass to Darius Reynolds. Dwayne Hollis returned a fumble 49 yards for a touchdown, and Tracy Belton recovered the kickoff in the end zone for another score.We got behind early, Guy said. We came out and fumbled on the 1-yard line. I thought our guys showed great character trying to get back in the game. ' ' ' 
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NEW YORK -- Can serenity come from suffering?For that matter, can serenity be found in New York City, specifically, in this case, the Bronx?Those are the questions I pondered as I ran the back hills of Van Cortlandt Parks famed cross-country trails. Rashan Gary Super Bowl Jersey . I was in the middle of a race put on by the Van Cortlandt Park Track Club, a 5K run that began with a sprint across the flats and a dash into the hills of New York Citys third-largest park, which sprawls for more than 1,000 acres across the northeast corner of the Bronx.Looking out to the edge of the park from some spots, you can see tall apartment buildings. But in other places, youre running on trails that seem so green and wild, lined with so many trees, that you might as well be in the woods.The park has been a mecca for cross-country runners for over 100 years. Its courses opened in 1913. Famed athletes whove competed here include Alberto Salazar, Alan Webb, Edward Cheserek, Marty Liquori, Shalane Flanagan and Matt Centrowitz, who won the gold at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in the 1,500-meter race.I first raced here in high school, a skinny lad unaware of the suffering and false rabbit tactics of rival teams. I soon learned to embrace the suck -- just deal with it! -- and with time I also learned to fly. Theres a trick to cross-country, you see. Of course you have to have the strength to power up and defeat your opponent on the ascent, but the race can be won on the downhill. If you can give in to gravity, to almost fall, youll fly down. With arms out for balance, you can speed away from even your toughest opponent.The courses are the same as in my heyday, with flats, a cowpath, a bridge and back hill loop, as well as Cemetery Hill (also known as Vault Hill), which is part of a route used for college races. Race distances are 5K, 8K or 10K. For hill training, Van Cortlandt is a must. For runners and racers, it should be on your bucket list.But take your cue from metal signs along the courses depicting the turtle and the hare. While I like to try to race fast here (and re-live my youth), I suppose the hare suggests that you can also take it easy. You can run or jog, but you can also stroll or just meander through a park that is one of New York Citys emerald treasures.The Van Cortlandt Park Track Club sometimes gives winners carrot cake muffins from Lloyds Carrot Cake shop (6087 Broadway in the Bronx), across from the start/finish line. Whatever your pace, you can seek your rewards there as well. Paul Hornung Super Bowl Jersey . PAUL, Minn. Oren Burks Super Bowl Jersey . Despite the cost, effort and an improved steroid test, its possible that very few -- if any -- positives will be detected, Dr. Richard Budgett told The Associated Press in an interview. "We just dont know what the results from Torino will be," Budgett said. https://www.packersrookiestore.com/Packers-Lane-Taylor-Jersey/ .ca NFL Power Rankings, overtaking the Denver Broncos and remaining ahead of NFC competition San Francisco, Carolina and New Orleans. Kentucky has not reached a bowl game since 2010 and is coming off back-to-back 5-7 seasons. At the midway point of the 2016 season, the Wildcats have earned three of the six wins needed to become bowl-eligible in Mark Stoops fourth season.ESPNs Football Power Index favors the Wildcats in just one of their remaining six games and gives them a 23 percent chance to become bowl-eligible.Maark Schlabach and Brett McMurphy, however,?both project Kentucky to reach a bowl. Kyler Fackrell Super Bowl Jersey. McMurphy predicts a matchup with Tulsa in the Birmingham Bowl, while Schlabach forecasts a game against Oklahoma State in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl.--?John Wilmhoff ' ' ' 
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NEW YORK -- Can serenity come from suffering?For that matter, can serenity be found in New York City, specifically, in this case, the Bronx?Those are the questions I pondered as I ran the back hills of Van Cortlandt Parks famed cross-country trails. Rashan Gary Super Bowl Jersey . I was in the middle of a race put on by the Van Cortlandt Park Track Club, a 5K run that began with a sprint across the flats and a dash into the hills of New York Citys third-largest park, which sprawls for more than 1,000 acres across the northeast corner of the Bronx.Looking out to the edge of the park from some spots, you can see tall apartment buildings. But in other places, youre running on trails that seem so green and wild, lined with so many trees, that you might as well be in the woods.The park has been a mecca for cross-country runners for over 100 years. Its courses opened in 1913. Famed athletes whove competed here include Alberto Salazar, Alan Webb, Edward Cheserek, Marty Liquori, Shalane Flanagan and Matt Centrowitz, who won the gold at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in the 1,500-meter race.I first raced here in high school, a skinny lad unaware of the suffering and false rabbit tactics of rival teams. I soon learned to embrace the suck -- just deal with it! -- and with time I also learned to fly. Theres a trick to cross-country, you see. Of course you have to have the strength to power up and defeat your opponent on the ascent, but the race can be won on the downhill. If you can give in to gravity, to almost fall, youll fly down. With arms out for balance, you can speed away from even your toughest opponent.The courses are the same as in my heyday, with flats, a cowpath, a bridge and back hill loop, as well as Cemetery Hill (also known as Vault Hill), which is part of a route used for college races. Race distances are 5K, 8K or 10K. For hill training, Van Cortlandt is a must. For runners and racers, it should be on your bucket list.But take your cue from metal signs along the courses depicting the turtle and the hare. While I like to try to race fast here (and re-live my youth), I suppose the hare suggests that you can also take it easy. You can run or jog, but you can also stroll or just meander through a park that is one of New York Citys emerald treasures.The Van Cortlandt Park Track Club sometimes gives winners carrot cake muffins from Lloyds Carrot Cake shop (6087 Broadway in the Bronx), across from the start/finish line. Whatever your pace, you can seek your rewards there as well. Paul Hornung Super Bowl Jersey . PAUL, Minn. Oren Burks Super Bowl Jersey . Despite the cost, effort and an improved steroid test, its possible that very few -- if any -- positives will be detected, Dr. Richard Budgett told The Associated Press in an interview. "We just dont know what the results from Torino will be," Budgett said. https://www.packersrookiestore.com/Packers-Lane-Taylor-Jersey/ .ca NFL Power Rankings, overtaking the Denver Broncos and remaining ahead of NFC competition San Francisco, Carolina and New Orleans. Kentucky has not reached a bowl game since 2010 and is coming off back-to-back 5-7 seasons. At the midway point of the 2016 season, the Wildcats have earned three of the six wins needed to become bowl-eligible in Mark Stoops fourth season.ESPNs Football Power Index favors the Wildcats in just one of their remaining six games and gives them a 23 percent chance to become bowl-eligible.Maark Schlabach and Brett McMurphy, however,?both project Kentucky to reach a bowl. Kyler Fackrell Super Bowl Jersey. McMurphy predicts a matchup with Tulsa in the Birmingham Bowl, while Schlabach forecasts a game against Oklahoma State in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl.--?John Wilmhoff ' ' ' 
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BLACKSBURG, Va. Darwin Thompson Super Bowl Jersey . -- No starting quarterback? No problem for Georgia Tech.With Justin Thomas on the sideline with an injury, backup quarterback Matthew Jordan rushed for 121 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Yellow Jackets to a 30-20 upset of No. 14 Virginia Tech on Saturday.Thomas dressed for the game, but didnt play after an undisclosed injury last week at North Carolina. The Yellow Jackets (6-4, 3-4 ACC) didnt miss a beat, and Jordan, who made his first career start, repeatedly gashed the Hokies defense. He carried the ball 32 times and scored on runs of 53 and 3 yards.I really didnt know until warm-ups to be honest, Jordan said. I think I was a little bit nervous when we first started off. Once the game went along, I think I settled down.Marcus Marshall added 143 yards rushing and a score for the Yellow Jackets, who rushed for 309 yards. They also became bowl eligible.I told our kids after that game that 6-6 is not what were after, Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson said. Once we were out of the conference race, I challenged our team to try and win nine games. If you go back and look at the last 50 years here, it hasnt been done a lot.Georgia Techs win was just the third road win over a ranked team in Johnsons tenure as coach. He took over in 2008.Virginia Tech (7-3, 5-2, No. 18 AP), which was looking to clinch the ACCs Coastal Division crown, played its worst game of the season. The Hokies turned the ball over four times, botched a short field-goal attempt, and had a terrible snap right before halftime that ultimately led to Jordans 3-yard touchdown run. That score gave them a 20-0 halftime lead.The Hokies Jerod Evans threw a touchdown pass and ran for two scores -- the latter two coming with the game already decided.In the end, we didnt play well enough, Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente said. We didnt deserve to win the ball game. Credit to them.THE TAKEAWAYGeorgia Tech: The Yellow Jackets defense gave up 636 yards of offense in a 48-20 loss at North Carolina a week ago, but the group held Virginia Tech to 437 yards and sacked Evans five times.I think our defensive players were probably tired of hearing how bad they were, Johnson said.Virginia Tech: The Hokies -- who hadnt turned the ball over in their previous three games -- need to find their groove on offense. They only mustered a field goal in the second half against Duke a week ago, didnt score in the first half against Georgia Tech, and had 182 of their yards on their final two drives when trailing 30-7.POLL IMPLICATIONSVoters could drop Virginia Tech down or out of the AP Top 25 when the new list comes out Sunday.UP NEXTGeorgia Tech: Returns home for the final home game of the season and takes on Virginia, the last-place team in the ACCs Coastal Division.Virginia Tech: Travels to South Bend, Indiana, to take on Notre Dame in the first meeting between the two programs. Armani Watts Super Bowl Jersey . But Bourque, who has missed three games with a lower-body injury, wont be in the lineup when the Habs travel to Buffalo to take on the Sabres on Wednesday. Charvarius Ward Super Bowl Jersey . Traditional contenders Brazil, Greece and Turkey drew the other three spots to complete the 24-team field for this summers tournament in Spain, basketball governing body FIBA announced Saturday at its meeting in Barcelona. http://www.thechiefsshoponline.com/Youth-Laurent-Duvernay-tardif-Chiefs-Jersey/ . The news was first reported on Gonzalezs Twitter account and confirmed by the Rockies. Gonzalez has a six-week window before position players have their first workout at spring training in Arizona. Its been nearly half a century since the term agony of defeat joined the lexicon of American sports.To this day, the phrase remains a broadcasting staple, whether its coverage of the Olympics or any number of sports. A Google search for agony of defeat returns nearly 500,000 results.With that in mind, we revisit the viral video that made an indelible mark on the sports world long before the era of social media -- the frightful ski jumping crash from the opening montage of ABCs Wide World of Sports.Fans of a certain age almost certainly remember the image of Slovenian athlete Vinko Bogataj wiping out on the takeoff ramp and hurtling toward a gallery of spectators. If youre too young to have seen it, here is a famed piece of sports history in 15 seconds:Bogataj, then 22 years old and competing for Yugoslavia, suffered a concussion and a broken ankle in a terrifying tumble at the 1970 World Ski Flying Championships in Oberstdorf, West Germany. It wasnt long before ABC began using the clip of the crash to accompany the phrase agony of defeat in the Wide World of Sports introduction. With that, Bogataj became famous in the United States -- quite literally by accident.ESPN.com recently caught up by phone with Bogataj, who only speaks a little English. His daughter Sandra translated the interview.Bogataj remembers the crash well -- windy conditions on an icy ramp. The aftermath? Not so much.It was bad weather, and he had to wait around 20 minutes before he got permission to start, Sandra said. He remembers that he couldnt see very good. The traack was very bad, and just before he could jump, the snow or something grabbed his skis and he fell. Kendall Fuller Super Bowl Jersey. From that moment, he doesnt remember anything.The fall occurred in March 1970, and Bogataj returned to training that June. Hes a fearless guy, Sandra said.In the ensuing years, unbeknownst to him, the fall became an iconic image in America. He didnt have a clue he was famous, Sandra said. That changed when ABC tracked him down in Slovenia and asked him to attend a ceremony in New York to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Wide World of Sports in 1981.At the gala, Bogataj received the loudest ovation among a group that included some of the best-known athletes in the world. The moment became truly surreal for Bogataj when Muhammad Ali asked for his autograph. He later met Ali several more times and became friendly with the boxing legend.He didnt take [Ali] seriously that he wanted an autograph, because Muhammad Ali is a really famous guy, Sandra said. That was a special moment. Then he realized that he must be famous.Bogataj described his unlikely journey to fame in this 1997 video interview with Wide World of Sports.?Now 68, Bogataj lives in Lesce, Slovenia, with wife Liliana. Hes an award-winning artist, and his paintings have been exhibited in Europe and the United States. 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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Air Force 1 Alte Just Do It . -- Kurt Rawlings threw for two touchdowns and ran for 74 yards to lead Yale to a 21-14 victory over Harvard in the 133rd edition of The Game on Saturday, snapping a nine-year losing streak in the rivalry and depriving the Crimson of a fourth straight Ivy League title.Theres been a long streak. We dont like to talk about it, Rawlings said. But its over. Now its our streak.The Bulldogs (3-7, 3-4 Ivy) had little to play for except a chance to spoil Harvards season, and thats exactly what they did.After opening the second half with an onside kick and scoring to take its first lead, Yale went ahead for good with 4:14 left on a 3-yard touchdown pass from Rawlings to Reed Klubnik, who had the ball knocked out of his hands just after he reached across the goal line.Harvard coaches protested along the sideline. There is no replay in the Ivy League.The Crimson (7-3, 5-2) had two possessions in the final minutes, but couldnt score.After one kneel-down, Yale students poured out of the stands to celebrate with the team at midfield. Harvard players walked glumly back to their field house after blowing the chance to become the first class ever to win four straight conference championships.Something we havent experienced in a long time is you can put it all out there, you can work as hard as you can, you can believe. And when you do that you still risk getting your heart broken, Harvard coach Tim Murphy said. Thats certainly what happened today.And Yales seniors know they wont be leaving behind a losing streak.I was overjoyed, obviously, linebacker Darius Manora said, adding with a smile: As an alum, Im excited for the future.On a sunny day that was warm enough to encourage some Yale students to dance naked on the concrete walls of the century-old stadium (and then get kicked out), the schools renewed one of the oldest rivalries in sports.It took some time for them to get their bearings.After playing 24 scoreless minutes, punting a combined 11 times to start the game, Harvard picked up 28 yards on a pass from Joe Viviano to Adam Scott before Charlie Booker bounced around the right end for a 27-yard touchdown. Yale took advantage of a fourth-down jump pass to move the ball 16 yards to the Harvard 3 and tied it just before the half.To start the second, Yale pulled off an onside kick that led to a 28-yard pass to Klubnik that gave the Bulldogs a 14-7 lead.That proved to be the pivotal play in the game, Murphy said.Harvard tied it, picking up 34 yards to the Yale 2 on a fourth-and-3. Three plays later, Viviano found Ryan Halvorson in the end zone to make it 14-all.THE TAKEAWAYYale: Bulldogs football has had little to celebrate for a decade. But coach Tony Reno improves to 1-4 against Harvard, and that will keep the people in New Haven happy for another offseason.Harvard: The Crimson could have clinched a share of the conference title either last week, against Penn, or in the finale. Instead, they end with two straight losses.---More AP college football: www.collegefootball.ap.org and https://twitter.com/AP-Top25 . Air Force 1 Alte 2020 Sf Air Force 1 Mid Nere . The team said Saturday that Lopez was hurt during its 121-120 overtime loss at Philadelphia on Friday. The Nets said they would issue another update next week after consultation with their doctors. http://www.airforce1outletitalia.it/scontate-air-force-1-alte-bianche.html . Nine days before the opening ceremony, organizing committee chief Dmitry Chernyshenko said Wednesday that Sochi is "fully ready" and will deliver safe, friendly and well-run games that defy the grim reports that have overshadowed preparations. Kerrin McEvoy (Almandin) 1st: Gee, he travelled well. How lucky am I?, the elations unreal. Hes been well prepared by (owner) Lloyd (Williams), he knows what to do with these staying races. Its just a dream, its great to be a part of it again. Id like to thank Lloyd and (trainer) Rob Hickmott for giving me the chance.Joao Moreira (Heartbreak City) 2nd: It was a fantastic run, unfortunately we didnt win the race. Turning for home, I thought I was going to win as I went past Hartnell easily, but when I looked on my outside, Kerrin McEvoy had his horse full of himself as well and we went for a battle. My horse is much smaller than his and he gave 120 per cent of himself but at the end, I wasnt able to succeed. Ill be back and Ill win this.James McDonald (Hartnell) 3rd: He ran superb. He got into a nice enough rhythm down the back. He just trucks a little bit hard for that two-mile race but hes a good galloper and he had a good crack.Craig Williams (Qewy) 4th: He was very gallant. The stable summed him up really well when they said hes just an out-and-out stayer.Hugh Bowman (Who Shot Thebarman) 5th:?I was delighted with my horse. With a better draw, he may have travelled a bit closer and finished a bit closer, but no excuses, he had a beautiful run.Michael Walker (Almoonqith) 6th: He ran out of his skin. I was on the back of the first two and Id had a better run. They just had a better turn of foot.Damian Lane (Beautiful Romance) 7th:?She ran super. She nearly fell on her head out of the barriers. If she could have held a positive spot, she might have been right in it.Damien Oliver (Exospheric) 8th: He ran really well. Moved into it nicely on the turn but probably didnt have the sprint.Mark Du Plessis (Pentathlon) 9th: I just got back a bit far but he was relaxed. I couldnt cut the corner and had to go around them but I think they (the owners) may have got their money back so its good.Jamie Spencer (Big Orange) 10th: (The) pace and (his) weight (beat him).Ben Melham (Grand Marshall) 11th:?He ran as good as he can go on that surface. He probably neeeds it wetter to be more competitive in this grade. Sf Air Force 1 Mid Desert Ochre. Chad Schofield (Oceanographer) 12th: He just didnt back up. I had the first two horses around me in the run but he was very one-paced up the straight.Ryan Moore (Bondi Beach) 13th: He was a bit disappointing. He never really travelled.Glen Boss (Grey Lion) 14th: He give me a great ride. He just didnt run the distance.Nicholas Hall (Jameka) 15th: Just didnt stay the trip this year. Shes still a young mare and probably needs a bit of grounding. I knew at the 600 metres she was out of petrol.Vlad Duric (Excess Knowledge) 16th: I decided to go forward from the barrier and got across nicely, but youre running into a stiff head breeze basically for 1100 metres coming down the straight so I think that probably told on him at the finish. He straightened up in front then he was a beaten horse.Dwayne Dunn (Our Ivanhowe) 17th: Had a super run but the tracks too firm for him.Blake Spriggs (Sir John Hawkwood) 18th: He just really felt the track. We got a bit further back than what we wanted to but we had to ride him quiet to make sure hed get the trip. From the 1000 he travelled really well, but inside the 600 he started to feel his legs a little bit but Im very proud of him.Katelyn Mallyon (Assign) 19th: He didnt go too bad. I sort of came in to the race nicely at the half-mile but hes probably come to the end of his prep.Blake Shinn (Gallante) 20th: He was disappointing. He was gone a long way out.Stephen Baster (Secret Number) 21st: He ran OK. I thought he felt the ground.Frankie Dettori (Wicklow Brave) 22nd: He was flat.Tommy Berry (Curren Mirotic) 23rd: Had a beautiful run in the race, he didnt put in today.Ben Thompson (Rose Of Virginia) 24th: I had a nice run on the back of Big Orange and then Qewy from the 1800 (metres). Hartnell was there on the outside for me to get on the back of but there must be something (wrong) there. Im sure its the end of her prep. ' ' ' 
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NRL PRELIMINARY FINAL 1Result: Cronulla 32 defeated North Queensland 20 at Allianz StadiumKey moment: When Chad Townsend put Luke Lewis over in the 52nd minute for a scoreline of 20-6, any thoughts of a Cowboys fightback were dashed. Eric Fisher Super Bowl Jersey .Key quote: It has taken 15 years for me to finally get to a grand final. - Sharks skipper Paul Gallen.Judiciary: NoneInjuries: NoneWhats next: The Sharks move onto their first grand final in a united competition since 1978 and premiers North Queensland bow out of the title race. Tyrann Mathieu Super Bowl Jersey . Catch all the action on TSN2 at 11pm et/8pm pt. The nine-time Big 12 champion Jayhawks are positioning themselves for another title, as they have run out to a flawless 6-0 mark in conference play thus far. Derrick Nnadi Super Bowl Jersey . In what the team had called a retirement, Ryan said Thursday that he is resigning as chief executive of the Rangers in a move effective at the end of this month. http://www.officialkcchiefspro.com/Darwin-thompson-chiefs-jersey/ . -- Sergey Tolchinksy scored his second goal of the game 3:56 into overtime as the Sault Ste. Wallabies defensive coach Nathan Grey insists there is an easy fix to the tackling frailties that allowed the All Blacks to score six tries in their 42-8 Bledisloe romp on Saturday night.Michael Cheikas side slumped to their fifth straight defeat at the weekend, the All Blacks cruising to their biggest victory on Australian soil thanks largely to a blistering first half that saw the world champions cross the line four times.The Wallabies have just five days to remedy their defence before the return clash in Wellington, and Grey said the squad would be spending plenty of time at training addressing both their tackling technique and wider defensive system.I think defensively, very disappointing, the Kiwis stressed us out in terms of down our edges and their offload game really hurt us, Grey said.So I think being very efficient in our tackle is something that were going to have to focus on a lot to ensure that we can stop their go-forward and then hence their offloads.In terms of our system execution, we were poor there as well. So weve got to make sure that everyone has a clear understanding of what their roles are and the execution within those roles.While a clearly disgusted Cheika hit out at the Wallabbies defence post-match, the coach also shouldered some of the blame for how hed prepared the squad mentally. Kendall Fuller Super Bowl Jersey. Grey was adamant the defensive attitude could be fixed quite easily, saying it was all about desire - something Australia appeared to lack considerably at ANZ Stadium.A lot of defence is mental application, and that real will and desire to want to get in there and be effective, he said.So in terms of training, were going to be really focusing on that and having a real clear picture on how we want to defend.The lineout remains the other chief area of concern for the Wallabies ahead of this weeks second Test after the All Blacks stole four balls on Australias throw in Sydney.Quizzed about the lineout deficiencies, Wallabies lock Rob Simmons played down the limitations a Michael Hooper-David Pocock back-row combination has on the key set-piece.No, I dont think so, Simmons said of the Wallabies lack of height.Theres a lot of different things that go into a lineout, and a short guy being lifted by tall guys is the same as a tall guy being lifted by a short guy. ' ' ' 
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