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WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are working on rebuilding their depleted receiving corps this season, but veteran Clarence Denmark says the building blocks are all there. Yeezy 350 False .The whole corps this year is probably one of the best since Ive been here, he said Monday after the second day of training camp.Denmark is entering his fifth season with the Bombers and led the teams receivers with 900 yards in 2013 as Terrence Edwards missed several games due to injury and the previous seasons leader, Chris Matthews, hardly played at all.It was a tough season all around for the Bombers as a series of quarterbacks failed to get the offence going and they finished last in the CFL at 3-15.As the team looked to rebuild, the Bombers traded Canadian receiver Jade Etienne to Saskatchewan for quarterback Drew Willy and Kito Poblah to the B.C. Lions for defensive back Korey Banks. On the import side, Edwards retired and Matthews moved on to the NFL.Edwards, who spent seven of his 10 CFL seasons with the Bombers, is going to be missed, said Denmark.We just have to step up and fill those shoes. Terrence is a great guy and a great teacher and just being behind him all those years and watching him, how you prepare for the game, how he is in meetings, was a good experience.To help fill the gap, the team picked up some proven import talent in free agent Nick Moore from B.C. and have other promising players in camp like six-foot-six Mario Urruttia.But they also need to bolster their Canadian talent base and head coach Mike OShea said it would be ideal to return to the same ratio they had of Canadians and imports.To have some sort of consistency in that regard would be ideal (as) it allows you to work on other areas, he said. Once again, its Day 2 of training camp and it doesnt always work out that way.While he said they believe they can start two Canadian receivers, a key to maintaining that number is their ability able to function on special teams.We have to get them in a game in special teams also, he said. Special teams are a huge part of our game especially for backups — especially for Canadian backups. They need to be able to take pride in that and work and get the job done.Winnipeg already has Cory Watson and Rory Kohlert on its roster and theyve been joined at camp by prospects Taylor Renaud and Julian Feoli-Gundino. Renaud is from Winnipeg and this is his second camp. The Blue Bombers released receiver Jordan Brescacin of Tecumseh, Ont., and signed Winnipegs Brett Carter on Monday.Denmark says the competition at the receiver position is going to be tough but hes looking to crack the 1,000-yard mark this season. He knows Moore has already proven he can do that, after a breakout 2013 in B.C. that saw him hit 1,105 yards and rank third in the league.Its possible therell be two of us up there in the 1,000-yard range this year, he said.By joining the Bombers, meanwhile, Moore has reconnected with Willy and is looking forward to playing on the same team with him. They trained together, prepared for the NFL draft together and kept in touch after they went undrafted in 2009.Were going to come out and work every day and get on the same page, he said.Hes looking to build on his success in B.C., when he finally had the playing time needed to bring it all together.It felt like it was coming together and also a sense of comfortableness, he said. Being out there. Knowing the quarterback, the quarterback knowing you, knowing youre going to be at the right spot at the right time. Yeezy 350 Scontate Outlet .Mila Kunis was a guest on Kimmel last night and revealed a surprising side of herself that comes out when she watches sports. It turns out screaming something vulgar at professional athletes is therapeutic for Kunis. Air Max 97 Outlet Italia . Ramirez is still hitting behind Puig, only now they are in the third and fourth spots, and the change is starting to generate positive results for manager Don Mattingly.MONTREAL - Usually, David Krejci is piling up points in the post-season, but not this year. The Boston Bruins top-line centre had no goals and only three assists through the first 10 playoff games. Like Max Pacioretty on the opposing Montreal Canadiens, he is starting to feel some heat for his lack of production. "It feels like its right there," Krejci said Monday as the Bruins prepared for a crack at eliminating Montreal in Game 6 of their NHL Eastern Conference semifinal. "We have to start putting the puck in the net more often. "My linemates (Milan Lucic and Jarome Iginla) have been doing a pretty good job at it. Theyve been great for me the whole year, so I want to return the favour and try to be better for them." Krejci led the playoffs in scoring with nine goals and 26 points in 22 games a year ago, when the Bruins lost to Chicago in the Stanley Cup final. He also went on a tear when Boston won the Cup in 2011 with 23 playoff points. But while Lucic had a decent three goals and four assists and Iginla scored four times and added two helpers, little has been happening for the guy who normally is the playmaker on the top unit. Other than, as usual, winning well over half of his faceoffs. "I believe my time is about to come and Im going to be big for my team," he said. "I owe it to these guys. "I know we dont live in the past. But Ive been in the position before were I know I can be the player, so Im trying to stay positive. Go out and work hard. My teammates have been doing a good job of winning hockey games, so I believe my time is just around the corner." Second-line centre Patrice Bergeron and the third line centred by Carl Soderberg were the main offensive threats for the Bruins. Krejci hassnt been helped by the opponents Boston has faced. Air Max 90 Outlet Italia. Both Montreal and Detroit are quick, skating teams that relay more on puck pressure than physical play. Krejci has struggled against the Canadiens in the past. Coach Claude Julien wasnt surprised to hear that Krejci feels indebted to his teammates. "Hes just a character guy," said Julien. "Hes demanding of himself and hes been a good player for us all year." Krejci was the first player on the ice for their game-day skate, but said he wasnt making any point. "At this time, when youre in a little slump like I am, then you have to work on your game and Ive been trying to do that," he said. "Like I said, I owe it to these guys, so I want to come up big for them." As he did ahead of Game 4, a 1-0 overtime win for Boston at the Bell Centre, Julien played around with his lines at the skate. They were expected to be back to normal by puck-drop. The Canadiens, who skated at their practice rink in Brossard, Que., caused a stir with broad hints that rookie Nathan Beaulieu would start on defence in place of Douglas Murray. Coach Michel Therrien kept his starting lineup to himself, however. "Its been good to be around the group," said Beaulieu, who has been practising with the main group in recent days. "Playoff hockey, it doesnt get any bigger than that, and it doesnt get any bigger than Montreal." It will be the first game since the incident at the end of Game 5 in which Bruins forward Shawn Thornton squirted water from the bench onto P.K. Subbans visor. Thornton was fined by the NHL for unsportsmanlike conduct. Therrien said it may end up helping his team. "A lack of respect can sometimes serve as motivation," he said. ' ' '
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The Winnipeg Jets will look to prevent the Minnesota Wild from clinching a playoff spot tonight at the MTS Centre. Jim Sundberg Jersey . The game can be seen live regionally on TSN Jets and heard on TSN Radio 1290 starting at 6:30pm ct/7:30pm et. Forward Evander Kane, who was a healthy scratch Saturday night in Toronto, participated in the Jets morning skate today and will be back in the lineup tonight. "I was obviously disappointed but that was his decision and that was it," said Kane after the morning skate. Head coach Paul Maurice said it was a "coachs decision" to scratch the 22-year-old from the lineup. "Youll get no rationale from me. Youve seen me on TV before. Theres nothing rational out of my mouth," said Maurice after a 4-2 win against the Maple Leafs. Maurice also mentioned that Kane would have to "probably just come to the rink" to get back into the lineup. Last week, Kane was sued in British Columbia over an alleged assault from a incident in August 2013. Dustin Byfuglien will not play tonight and is done for the season with a torn muscle in his upper body. Winnipeg was recently eliminated from playoff contention, meaning the former Atlanta Thrashers franchise will miss the postseason for a seventh straight season. The Jets, however, did well in a spoiler role in their last game, recording a 4-2 home win over the Toronto Maple Leafs, a team currently fighting for its playoff lives in the Eastern Conference. Tobias Enstrom scored the game-winning goal late in the second period to help Winnipeg deal the Maple Leafs a costly setback. After Torontos Paul Ranger went off for holding Adam Pardy, the Jets took a 3-2 lead on the power play. Enstrom skated across the blue line and fired a shot past a screened James Reimer with 2:58 to go in the second. Bryan Little, Jacob Trouba, and Olli Jokinen also scored for the Jets, who have won two of their last three. Andrew Ladd, Michael Frolik and Blake Wheeler all supplied two helpers, while Ondrej Pavelec turned aside 23 shots in the win. "I thought it was a great effort, start to finish," said Ladd. The Jets are kicking off a two-game homestand tonight before capping their season Friday night in Calgary. Winnipeg is 17-16-6 at MTS Centre. Minnesota won the first three encounters against the Jets this season before Winnipeg recorded a 6-4 home win in the last meeting on Dec. 27. That victory halted a four-game slide in the series for the Jets, who are 2-0-1 at home against the Wild since relocating from Atlanta prior to the 2011-12 season. The Wild had missed the postseason four straight times before returning to the tournament last spring, when they were knocked out in the first round by Chicago. With 92 points through 78 games, Minnesota is likely headed back to the playoffs in 2014. Minnesota holds the first of two wild card spots in the Western Conference and is five points ahead of idle Dallas. The Wild are six points in front of the Phoenix Coyotes, who also are idle on Monday. Like the Stars and Wild, Phoenix has four games left on its regular-season schedule. The Wild have won three of their last four games, going 3-0-1 during that stretch. The club picked up a 4-0 win in Saturdays home test against the Pittsburgh Penguins, as Ilya Bryzgalov stopped all 20 shots he faced for his third shutout of the season. It was Bryzgalovs second shutout since being traded from Edmonton to Minnesota last month. The veteran netminder is 5-0-3 with a sparkling 1.87 goals against average in nine appearances with the Wild since the trade. "They did a tremendous job," Bryzgalov said. "Im just trying to enjoy the hockey and help the team and help the guys like they helping me to get these points and help to win the games." Bryzgalov will get the call again on Monday and is 6-2-2 with a 2.88 GAA in 10 career games against the Jets. Erik Haula, Mikko Koivu and Stephane Veilleux tallied in a strong first period for the Wild on Saturday. Cody McCormick added the other tally and Charlie Coyle supplied two assists. The Wild, who are 16-17-7 as the road team, will complete their regular season with a three-game homestand at Xcel Energy Center. Minnesota will host Boston, St. Louis and Nashville during the stay in St. Paul. Whitey Herzog Jersey .Mateo Kovacic and Andrea Ranocchia scored for Inter, which had goalkeeper Samir Handanovic to thank for several crucial saves.Its an important victory against a Chievo side which plays well, Mancini said. Yordano Ventura Jersey . Alfredo Simon lowered his ERA to 0.86, and the Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 Friday for their 16th win in their last 17 games at the Friendly Confines.IRVING, Texas - The Dallas Cowboys have released defensive tackle Jay Ratliff, saying he failed a physical after spending the first six weeks of the season on the physically unable to perform list. Ratliff missed the last six games of the 2012 season with a sports hernia injury and never made it on the field this year after getting injured during the conditioning test before training camp in July. Danny Tartabull Jersey. Before the season started, the ninth-year pro hinted that there was tension between him and the Dallas training staff after he did most of his rehabilitation work away from team headquarters. He wasnt seen all season in the locker room when it was open to reporters. ' ' '
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Rafa Benitez is back in the Premier League with Newcastle but, with the Tyne-Wear derby on the horizon, what is his record against Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce? The Spaniard was appointed Newcastle boss after Steve McClaren was finally relieved of his duties and is tasked with steering the second-bottom Magpies to safety. Cheap Bulls Jerseys .Benitez was given a baptism of fire in his first outing on Monday Night Football, with league leaders Leicester restoring their five-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 1-0 victory. Newcastle fans with one eye on Sundays north-east derby clash with bitter rivals Sunderland may take hope from their new managers previous against Black Cats boss Sam Allardyce.Benitez has claimed seven wins from 12 matches against Allardyce - giving him a win percentage of almost 60 per cent.That ratio is only marginally bettered by his record against a previous Newcastle manager in Alan Pardew - and Pardews Crystal Palace visit Tyneside at the end of April in what could be another crunch clash in Benitezs bid to keep his new club in the top flight.  Benitez record against current PL managers Opp Manager Played Won Drawn Lost Win Percentage Alan Pardew 5 3 1 1 60% Arsene Wenger 13 4 4 5 30.8% Mark Hughes 11 4 6 1 36.4% Mauricio Pochettino 1 0 0 1 0% Sam Allardyce 12 7 2 3 58.3% Tony Pulis 5 2 3 0 40% Improving an already striking win ratio against Allardyce would likely give Benitez, as well as the long-suffering Toon Army, satisfaction because its fair to say the pair dont see eye-to-eye.Their feud started when the then-Liverpool boss was critical of Allardyces Bolton and their physical playing style - a sentiment that did not sit well.Rafa would be very lucky to be in a job if he hadnt got to two Champions League finals, because theyve had some very poor finishes in the Premier League, Allardyce was quoted as saying in a magazine interview in September 2007, after he had left Bolton to take the Newcastle job. Allardyce (right) and his Bolton side earned criticism from Rafa While they are a very good Champions League team, theyre not a Premier League-winning side. They dont have the mentality to win that yet.Things came to a head, after several other spats, in 2010, following another victory for Benitez - Liverpools 2-1 success over Blackburn at Anfield. Benitez PL record v Allardyce Date & venue Benitez team Score Allardyce team 29/08/04, Reebok Stadium Liverpool 0-1 Bolton 02/04/05, Anfield Liverpool 1-0 Bolton 02/01/06, Reebok Stadium Liverpool 2-2 Bolton 09/04/06, Anfield Liverpool 1-0 Bolton 30/08/06, Reebok Stadium Liverpool 0-2 Bolton 01/01/07, Anfield Liverpool 3-0 Bolton 24/11/07, St James Park Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle 11/04/09, Anfield Liverpool 4-0 Blackburn 05/12/09, Ewood Park Liverpool 0-0 Blackburn 28/02/10, Anfield Liverpool 2-1 Blackburn 01/12/12, Upton Park Chelsea 1-3 West Ham 17/05/13, Stamford Bridge Chelsea 2-0 West Ham I think he is a model for all the managers all around the world, jibed Benitez. His style of football, his behaviour, everything.He is the perfect role model for all the kids. I am sure parents will enjoy this model and encourage their kids to be the same. I also think Barcelona are trying to copy his style of football.Allardyce responded - and didnt hold back. Alan Pardew (left) hasnt had much joy against Benitez It was a good cover-up by Rafa because he knows how bad his side were, Allardyce said.Hes got personal with it for many, many years now - thats why I dont like him and the feeling is probably mutual.Allardyce later wrote in his book: Of course, he can say he won the Champions League with Liverpool, which is something I never did. But it has nowt to do with him.Watch Benitezs first game back in the Premier League live on Sky Sports 1 HD from 7pm on Monday.  Or watch for £6.99 without a contract, on NOW TV. Also See: Redknapps title race view Do late sackings work? The relegation run-in Five challenges facing Benitez Stitched Bulls Jerseys .Y. -- Dallas Stars coach Lindy Ruff had an opportunity to experience an entire range of emotions in his first trip back to Buffalo to face his former team. Bulls Jerseys 2019 . Phoenix originally signed Barbosa to a 10-day contract on Jan. 8 after Eric Bledsoe injured his knee and then signed him to another 10-day deal.SPOKANE, Wash. -- Adreian Payne sent Tom Izzo a text. He wants to leave a legacy. Consider it done. The 6-foot-10 senior played the game of his life Thursday, scoring a career-high 41 points to help fourth-seeded Michigan State look every bit like a March Madness favourite in a 93-78 victory over Delaware. "He was playing in another zone, not even in the ozone," Izzo said. "He was in Pluto and beyond." This marked the first 40-point performance in the NCAA tournament since Stephen Curry did it for Davidson in a win over Gonzaga in 2008. Payne set a school tournament scoring record, surpassing the 34 points Greg Kelser scored during Michigan States 1979 title run led by Magic Johnson. Paynes overall line: 10 for 15 from the field, 4 for 5 from 3-point range, and a tournament-record 17 for 17 from the free throw line. He chipped in eight rebounds, too. "Forty-one is 41, and he was a load tonight," Delaware coach Monte Ross said. "He was probably the best big man that I have faced in 21 years of college basketball." Payne thought long and hard about leaving for the NBA after last season. He decided to stick around to see if he could lead Michigan State to another Final Four. Asked what his best night -- at least so far -- in a Spartan uniform means to him, Payne said, "Leaving a legacy." "I talked to Coach about that," he said. "The other day, I sent him a text and were just trying to win games. We are here to win the weekend and thats the main goal." Michigan States next game is Saturday against 12th-seeded Harvard, which beat Cincinnati 61-57 in an earlier East region contest. Though his entire performance was sublime, it was never better than during a 105-second stretch midway through the first half. Payne scored 12 straight points to help the Spartans (27-8) open an 18-point lead over the 13th-seeded Blue Hens (25-10). Those points came three at a time -- a trio of spot-up 3s and one ridiculous, spinning left-hander from the paint while he was being mugged by Carl Baptiste. Payne stepped to the line to make the free throw with his right handd -- the hand he shoots most of his shots with -- and by then, he had pretty much proven his point. Wholesale Bulls Jerseys. "He made the right decision to stay," Izzo said. "Hes a much more cerebral player, hes a much stronger player. He is starting to marry the inside-outside game. And if he does that on a consistent basis, I see him as one of the best 4 men in the whole country." With the game out of reach -- but Izzo less than satisfied with what he called an uneven effort -- Payne played almost to the end and the Spartans fed him. He dunked with 4:26 left to reach his career high and break Kelsers record. Points Nos. 40 and 41 came on free throws; the second one gave him the record for most makes in an NCAA tournament game without a miss. The previous holders are a couple of unforgettable names: Bill Bradley (1963, Princeton) and Fennis Dembo (1987, Wyoming). "When youre scoring like that and your games coming so easy to you, and you make a lot of shots, it feels like youre in a rhythm," Payne said. "It feels like you cant be stopped." For the brief moments Delaware did stop him, others stepped up. Travis Trice scored 13 of his 19 points in the second half to prevent the Colonial Athletic Association champs from turning this into a game. Branden Dawson, the Big Ten tournaments most valuable player, finished with 10 points, eight rebounds and four assists -- modest on this day. It was that run through the Big Ten that turned Michigan State into a trendy pick in brackets across the country. President Barack Obama has the Spartans winning it all, and Las Vegas has them favoured along with Florida and Louisville. Devon Saddler had 21 points and Davon Usher added 20 for Delaware, which made its first NCAA appearance since 1999. Ross looked at it all with a sense of awe. He thought his team played pretty well. He still cant believe Michigan State is a No. 4 seed. "Im only reiterating what the whole country is saying," Ross said. "If the country is saying youre the odds-on favourite to win the national championship, youre not 16th best in the country." ' ' '
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SAO PAULO - The fates of former champions Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button remain in doubt with the Formula One season nearly over and teams holding off on announcing their lineups for 2015. Vans Old Skool Black .Speculation about driver moves are not uncommon late in the season, but this time two of the series greatest stars and some of its biggest teams are involved in the rumours, igniting doubts over much of the grid.Four-time champion Vettel is leaving Red Bull but hasnt said where hes going, two-time champ Alonso is undecided about whether he will stay at Ferrari, and one-time champ Button still hasnt been told whether he will keep his place at McLaren.The other drivers yet to secure a seat for next year can only wait.Its expected that Vettel will join Ferrari, and Alonso will move to McLaren, but theres been no official announcement by the teams or the drivers in Sao Paulo this week for the Brazilian Grand Prix.Theres nothing new, nothing has been decided, Alonso said. Im still considering whats the best decision for my career.If Alonso ends up with McLaren, either Button or Kevin Magnussen will lose a seat at the British team.I can only say I hope (to stay), Magnussen said. I understand why Ive not been told yet. Some things are still not sorted out from their side, and if they could let me know, they would. I can only just wait and see what happens.Button, the F1 champion with Brawn in 2009, said he was not frustrated by the teams delay.There are many things to be disappointed about in the sport. If you dont have a quick car, you are disappointed. For me, that hurts more than anything else, he said. A late call on whos going to be in the car next year? Initially, I guess, its a strange situation, but after a while you get used to it.Button said he expects McLaren to make a decision within the next two weeks, but said he was not going to rush on anything.We are very good at driving a racing car, but we are not very good when it comes to contracts, he said. When you are put in this position that many drivers have been over the years, not being sure if your contract is going to be renewed, it opens your eyes to different challenges, to different possibilities. F1 and motor racing is a massive part of my life, and its not going to stop, it will continue. But right now I dont know where thats going to be.He said hes not thinking about retiring just yet, and admits he may not stay with McLaren even if the team decides it wants to keep him.If Im in Formula One, I want to be winning. Ive done enough of not winning since I won the world championship, Button said. I have no interest in racing in Formula One unless Im challenging right at the front. Im not here just to race 20 races and collect points.Some drivers already know that they are out of a job, which is the case for German driver Adrian Sutil. Sauber on Wednesday announced that Brazilian Felipe Nasr will be taking over the teams last seat for 2015.Sutil hinted he was disappointed with the teams move as he still had a year left on his contract. Nasr arrived thanks in part to huge backing from a Brazilian sponsor.They confirmed two drivers but that doesnt mean the drivers can drive and it doesnt mean that the teams going to drive, Sutil said. So theres no real change from last weekend to this weekend. Its just an announcement. I have to do some talking, to sort out the things.___Follow Tales Azzoni at http://twitter.com/tazzoni Vans Old Skool Clearance . However, after review it became clear Kadri kicked the puck in. Vans Shoes Clearance .com) - Will Conant booted a 39-yard field goal as time expired and Air Force played spoiler with a 27-24 win over 21st- ranked Colorado State on Friday.FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - For Julio Jones, eight months away from football "feels like an eternity." Jones was on the practice fields for the Atlanta Falcons organized team activities on Tuesday, but only for conditioning work. The star wide receiver said Monday his rehabilitation is progressing well but "extra precautions" have kept him from being cleared for practice. "I am ahead of schedule but were not pressing anything," Jones said. On Tuesday, Jones was on the field with the team only for exercises. That came only after he had extra time with a trainer for stretching. Then he worked on running and agility drills as other players went through practice. Jones said he cant guarantee hell be able to participate in the start of training camp next month. "I dont know when Im going to get cleared," Jones said. "Its out of my hands." Jones recovery is crucial for the Falcons, who finished 4-12 last season after five straight winning seasons. Jones, a Pro Bowl pick in 2012, was leading the NFL in receptions in 2013 when he broke a bone in his right foot in a loss to the Jets on Oct. 7. He suffered a similar injury during his college career at Alabama. "It is a freak accident, breaking the same bone," Jones said. The injury history makes it easy to understand why the Falcons have been cautious with the rehabilitation schedule. Even so, the long wait for medical clearance has been difficult for Jones. "It feels like an eternity, just not being out there with my brothers," Jones said during a promotional appearance for Vita Coco, an all-natural drink he endorses. "Its been a very difficult process as far as that aspect of it bbut Im just going through the treatment and just being smart about the whole situation. Vans Sk8 Hi Clearance. . "Were just being careful about the situation and making sure Im 100 per cent before I go out there." Quarterback Matt Ryan said there is ample time for Jones to make up for missed time during OTAs. "Julio has been in the building pretty much every day this off-season," Ryan said. "While he hasnt been able to be out on the practice field with us yet, weve communicated a lot. Weve talked a lot and certainly have watched film together and tried to work on things in the classroom so that when we do get the opportunity to be out on the field we can hit the ground running. "Our biggest thing, and coach Smith talks about it all the time, is getting to Week 1 with all our guys fresh and healthy." White joined practice on Tuesday for the first time in OTAs. Whites brother was shot and killed outside a South Carolina nightclub last month. "Hes been through a lot the last three or four weeks with his family," said coach Mike Smith. "It was good for him to be back with his football family. He looked great." NOTES: The OTAs will continue this week and, following an off day on Monday, the teams mandatory two-day minicamp begins on Tuesday. ... Ryan said free-agent addition Devin Hester, best known as a return specialist with the Bears, has worked at different receiver spots and even in the backfield. "Im not sure exactly how its going to shake out when it comes to game planning, but certainly hes shown hes capable of being really productive," Ryan said. ___ AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP_NFL ' ' '
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WINNIPEG - They were quiet for most of the night, but the Pittsburgh Penguins two biggest stars did enough in the shootout to lead their team to a 4-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets in a penalty-filled game on Thursday night. Nike Air Max 90 Billig .Sidney Crosby scored the winner after Evgeni Malkin scored on a penalty shot of his own, and Marc-Andre Fleury made saves off Andrew Ladd and Evander Kane to secure a sixth consecutive win for the Penguins.Blake Wheeler scored for the Jets to open the shootout.Crosby, who along with Malkin was held off the score sheet through 65 minutes, called the game out of the ordinary.It was two teams that dont see each other that much, Crosby said. I think they wanted to come out hard and play well in front of their crowd, and I think we handled it well.Brandon Sutter had a goal and two assists, while Steve Downie and Simon Despres added goals for Pittsburgh (9-2-1) in regulation time.Ladd, Jacob Trouba and Evander Kane replied for the Jets (7-5-2), who now have points in seven straight games.I think we just capitalized on our chances, Sutter said. I think overall we could still play a little bit better, but that was a fun game. That was two good teams going at it.You get into a shootout and weve got a couple guys that know a thing or two about scoring goals, he added.The teams combined for 102 penalty minutes and three fights, but no power-play goals.The Jets entered the game with the fourth-best penalty kill in the NHL, and managed to shut down the leagues top power play. The Penguins, meanwhile, extended their perfect stretch on the penalty kill to 34 for 34.Winnipeg had a chance to win the game on the power play after Despres was called for tripping Mark Scheifele with 1:06 left in overtime, but couldnt find the net. Each team was also given a power play in the final five minutes of regulation time.Ondrej Pavelec made 32 saves for the Jets, while Fleury stopped 34 shots for the Penguins.It was a good battle, said Jets coach Paul Maurice. It was fun to be a part of.We were ready to play from the start, played hard, made some mistakes, forced some mistakes… everyone in there is tired, and they should be.Ladd, the Winnipeg captain, opened the scoring midway through the first period when he tipped a Bryan Little shot in the top of the crease past Fleury for his sixth goal of the season.The goal ended a shutout streak of 164:22 for Fleury, who was playing his first game since signing a four-year contract extension worth $23 million on Wednesday.The lead lasted 100 seconds, as Despres point shot through heavy traffic made it 1-1.Sutter gave Pittsburgh the lead at 6:50 of the second period when he broke through the Jets defence and beat Pavelec with a low shot for his fourth goal of the season.Downie made it 3-1 late in the second when he just missed a breakaway pass after coming out of the penalty box, but took the ricochet off the end boards and made a deke to his backhand. Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien cross-checked Downie into the corner boards after the goal, but Downies retaliation cost Pittsburgh a power play.An undisciplined second period could have gone even worse for the Jets, but they managed to kill two power plays — including a 29-second two-man advantage. The Penguins power play entered the game a league-best 41.3 per cent, but finished the night 0 for 6.A blast to the top corner from Trouba late in the period made it 3-2 at the second intermission.Kane tied the game on a breakaway at 3:55 of the third period after a lead pass from Wheeler. It was the first of the season, and 100th of his career, for the 23-year-old winger who missed eight games with injury.We wanted to come out and prove we could play with the best of the best, Kane said. It was a very emotional game… old school hockey is the reason why you want to play the game.The Jets begin a five-game road trip in Ottawa while the Penguins continue their five-game trip in Buffalo, both on Saturday.Notes: Little played his 500th career game, while Penguins forward Craig Adams played his 300th consecutive game. … Wheeler, who entered the season with three fights in 454 career games, dropped his gloves for the third time this season in a first-period scrap with Rob Bortuzzo. Nike Air Max 95 Schweiz .? It was his second straight start for the Jets; he suffered a 1-0 loss against Minnesota Monday. So this season Hutchinson has now won games in the ECHL, AHL and NHL. He was perfect three- for-three in the shootout to nail down the win. Nike Air Max 90 Schweiz . Bjoerndalen, who had failed to win any major race for two years before Sochi, writes in a Facebook entry that he is "full of energy and inspiration" after winning the 10-kilometre sprint and mixed relay at last months Olympics.TEMPE, Ariz. - Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald practiced on a limited basis on Friday and coach Bruce Arians says the eight-time Pro Bowl wide receivers participation will be a game-time decision Sunday in Atlanta.It was the first time that Fitzgerald had practicced since spraining his left MCL in Arizonas 14-6 win over Detroit two weeks ago. Nike Air Max 97 Günstig Kaufen. e sat out Sundays 19-3 loss at Seattle, snapping a string of 110 consecutive games played.Fitzgerald was listed on the injury report as questionable for the Falcons game. ' ' '
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Irving, TX (SportsNetwork. Andrew Toney Jersey .com) - Dallas Cowboys running back and the NFLs leading rusher DeMarco Murray is active for todays game against the Indianapolis Colts, although his playing time may be limited due to a broken hand. Murray underwent surgery Monday on his fractured left hand. The 26-year-old was hurt late in Sundays game against the Philadelphia Eagles. He ran for 81 yards with two touchdowns in the 38-27 victory, which lifted Dallas into first place in the NFC East. The Cowboys can lock up the division title with a victory today. Murray has 1,687 yards on the ground and also leads the league with 11 rushing touchdowns. He could break Emmitt Smiths mark of 1,773 rushing yards (1995) for the most in a single season in Cowboys history. In addition, right tackle Doug Free (ankle) is inactive for todays game. Clint Richardson Jersey .com) - Stanley Johnson had 18 points and No. Bob McAdoo Jersey . -- Fresh off their surprising run in the playoffs, the Portland Trail Blazers have signed head coach Terry Stotts to a multi-year contract extension.The Anaheim Ducks have placed goaltender John Gibson on injured reserve with a groin injury. The 21-year-old is expected to miss the next six weeks. A native of Pittsburgh, Gibson is 2-2-0 this season with a 2.28 goals against average and a .927 save percentage. The 23-year-old Bobkov was the Ducks third-round pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He has yet to appear in an NHL game. The team also announced that goalie Frederik Anddersen is day-to-day with leg tightness. Toni Kukoc Jersey. Andersen is 7-1 this season with a 1.60 goals against average and a .941 save percentage. With the injuries, Jason LaBarbera started in net during the Ducks 3-2 win on Sunday over the Colorado Avalanche. Goalie coach Dwayne Roloson was forced to dress as the teams back-up. The Ducks are next in action on Wednesday night when it hosts the New York Islanders. ' ' '
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EDMONTON -- The Edmonton Oilers are the latest victims of Alex Ovechkins torrid goal-a-game pace. Wholesale Jazz Jerseys . Ovechkin scored his 10th goal of the season and added an assist as the Washington Capitals won their third in a row, defeating the Oilers 4-1 on Thursday. "Hes a goal scorer," said Washington head coach Adam Oates. "Theyre kind of broken plays and before you know it, with his release, theyre tough on goalies." Ovechkin not only has 10 goals in 10 games this season, he has 32 in his last 31 games dating back to last year. Joel Ward, Jason Chimera and Nicklas Backstrom also scored for the Capitals (5-5-0), who have won four of their last five after a 1-4-0 start to the season. Ovechkin said Backstroms early third-period goal was really the backbreaker. "That was a big goal," he said. "We scored that goal and then they stopped playing, then they gave us a lot of opportunities three-on-two and three-on-three. Its a good situation and we have to take advantage of those kind of chances, dont give them anything. I think we played well and (goaltender Braden) Holtby played well today, too." Justin Schultz responded for the Oilers (3-7-1), who saw a two-game winning streak snapped and have now lost six of their last eight. Oilers captain Andrew Ference said his team was going good through the first two periods, but didnt have the same intensity in the third. "We worked hard in the first 40 minutes and in the third period you are supposed to cash in," he said. "You have guys who are worn down and have had extended shifts and we didnt enjoy the payoff of those first two periods of pressure. Its disappointing not to see the same consistent quick tempo, quick transition ... there was way more gliding in the third. It just doesnt work." Edmonton head coach Dallas Eakins agreed that his team just couldnt keep up with the Caps for the full game. "I thought we had some good offensive-zone play until that third period," he said. "I really believe they were trying to step on the gas, there was just no gas left. I give a lot of credit to their goaltender. He made some great saves. We had some good looks, we just couldnt get it past him." The Capitals came close to starting the scoring seven minutes into the first period as Ovechkin tipped a shot that trickled past Oilers goalie Devan Dubnyk and was rolling into the net before he dove back and covered up the puck. Ovechkin wasnt about to be stopped a second time, however, as he scored his league-leading 10th goal of the season in 10 games with just under two minutes left in the opening period. A face-off deep in Oilers territory came back to the Washington captain and he deposited a quick wrist shot up high past Dubnyk. Edmonton had a glorious chance to tie the game midway through the second period as a hard rebound came out to Jordan Eberle in front but he shot it wide of the empty net with Holtby trying to get back into position. Washington went up 2-0 with four minutes to play in the second as Ward stood in the paint in front of the Oilers net to screen Dubnyk and was able to direct in a John Carlson point shot. Edmonton out-shot the Capitals 22-18 through 40 minutes. Washington extended its lead to three goals just over a minute into the third on a nice tic-tac-toe passing play. Marcus Johansson made a nice pass through the crease to Backstrom, who scored his second of the season and 11th point. The Capitals made it 4-0 with seven minutes remaining after a turnover allowed a two-on-one and Chimera, who was originally credited with Wards earlier goal, picked the corner on a snap shot. The Oilers broke Holtbys shutout bid with 2:04 remaining as a David Perron pass gave Schultz a clear lane and he scored on a backhand. "We did some good things, we were a little bit shaky in the first," Oates said. "But as the game went along, we did a better job playing the way were supposed to play." The Oilers head right back out on the road for a two-game trip, starting Saturday afternoon in Phoenix. The Capitals play the third game of their five-game trip in Calgary on Saturday. Notes: It was the second of two meetings between the teams, having already faced each other on Oct. 14 in Washington, where the Capitals won 4-2. It was Washingtons first visit to Rexall Place in Edmonton in nearly two years since the Oilers won 2-1 on Oct. 27, 2011. ... Washington came into the game having lost eight of its past nine in Edmonton. ... Capitals defenceman Mike Green was back to taking regular shifts after being benched midway through the third period of his teams last game in Winnipeg. It was the first game all season he failed to log at least 20 minutes of ice time. ... The Capitals are a relatively healthy team, their biggest absence being defenceman Jack Hillen, who is recovering from leg surgery. Conversely, the Oilers are beat up, missing star forward Taylor Hall, who is expected to be out for a month with a knee injury. Also out of the lineup are forwards Sam Gagner (broken jaw), Jesse Joensuu (back), Ryan Smyth (groin), Ryan Hamilton (knee) and Steve MacIntyre (knee). Utah Jazz Store ." Those traits were clear to the 24,071 at Olympic Stadium on Saturday as the Impact dominated the scoring chances but settled for a 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls in a battle of still-winless Major League Soccer teams. Jazz Jerseys 2020 . Lineup news, Fantasy tips and more in Scott Cullen’s Statistically Speaking. HEROES Blake Comeau – The Penguins winger had a hat trick in a 4-3 overtime win against Toronto.MINNEAPOLIS - The Philadelphia 76ers were 16 seconds into their game against the Minnesota Timberwolves and Henry Sims was stepping to the free throw line when referee Zach Zarba blew his whistle and stopped the game.Turns out the Sixers were going in the wrong direction, just like they have been all season long. The foul was wiped away, the teams switched sides and the game was restarted and the Sixers got pointed the right way.The 76ers avoided tying the record for the worst start to a season in NBA history, ending their 0-17 skid with an 85-77 victory over the Timberwolves on Wednesday night.A loss to the Timberwolves would have tied the 2009-10 New Jersey Nets for the worst start to a season in league history at 0-18. Many of these Sixers, including point guard Michael Carter-Williams and coach Brett Brown, were part of the team that lost 26 straight games last season, which tied the record for consecutive losses.One-and-17 never felt so good.For me personally, I think its a big relief off my chest, Carter-Williams said. And the same is for the rest of the guys now that we got a win.Particularly the first one for a team with the youngest roster in league history.We feel like this validates the work theyve put in, Brown said. I just have a tremendous amount of respect for the fact that they never once quit on themselves, short-circuited a practice, and they were rewarded tonight.Carter-Williams had 20 points, nine rebounds and nine assists and Robert Covington added 17 points in a game between two of the worst teams in the league.The Sixers shot just 39 per cent against the poorest defence in the NBA, turned the ball over 19 times and scored only nine points in the second quarter.Gorgui Dieng had 15 points and 16 rebounds for the Timberwolves. But Minnesota shot just 35.7 per cent and turned the ball over 19 times to lose for the 11th time in 13 games.Thats what makes it bad, Wolves forward Corey Brewer said. They play that bad and we still lose? We have to look at ourselves, man. Its tough. We cant lose that game, period.The Sixers were missing leading scorer Tony Wroten and backup point guard Alexey Shved (hip), leaving them with one healthy point guard.But the Timberwolves were ripe for the taking wwithout injured starters Ricky Rubio, Kevin Martin and Nikola Pekovic and playing their fourth game in six nights. Utah Jazz Pro Shop. The teams combined for 66 points, 55 missed shots and 25 turnovers in the first two quarters. The Sixers led by 10 points after the first quarter — their first double-digit, first-quarter lead of the season — and 12 in the second quarter before the Wolves got going.They closed the period on a 13-1 run to take a 34-32 lead into the break, but both teams spent most of the night clanking shots, fumbling passes and squandering opportunities.Carter-Williams hit 9 of 20 shots and Covington, a call-up from the D-League, hit two big 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to give the Sixers a 69-64 lead.Mo Williams capped an 11-2 spurt with a 3-pointer that gave the Wolves a 75-73 lead with 2:18 to play. But K.J. McDaniels, who air-balled his first two 3-pointers of the night, came right back with a 3 of his own and Covingtons third 3 of the quarter with 1:15 left sealed it.Congrats lil homies, Sixers great Allen Iverson tweeted. Keep fighting and stay strong.TIP-INS76ers: Brown improved to 20-80 in his first 100 games as coach, narrowly avoiding becoming just the fifth coach in NBA history to win fewer than 20 in his first 100. ... The Sixers missed their first 12 3-pointers. ... McDaniels finished with 12 points, nine rebounds and four blocks. ... The win snapped a string of 23 straight losses to Western Conference opponents.Timberwolves: Andrew Wiggins was chosen Western Conference rookie of the month for November. He had 11 points and five rebounds. ... The Wolves held the Sixers to nine points in the second quarter, the second-lowest number in franchise history. ... Anthony Bennett played just less than four minutes in the game, with coach Flip Saunders saying he was upset with Bennetts effort.PAYING HOMAGEThe Wolves honoured Harold Gifford during the second quarter. Gifford was the co-pilot on a flight in 1960 carrying the Minneapolis Lakers that had to make an emergency landing in a cornfield in Iowa. Gifford is credited with helping make a safe landing and saving the lives of everyone on board.UP NEXT76ers: Host Oklahoma City on Friday.Timberwolves: Host Houston on Friday. ' ' '
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DENVER -- Backup catcher Hector Sanchez played a starring role in a wild win. NMD Cheap . He could get used to this. Sanchez hit two of San Franciscos six homers, including a grand slam in the 11th inning Wednesday that gave the Giants a thrilling 12-10 victory over the Colorado Rockies. With the Giants on the verge of being swept in a three-game series at Coors Field for the first time in 12 years, Sanchez drove a fastball from Chad Bettis (0-1) into the bushes behind centre field. He also hit a solo homer in the eighth. "Everybody wants to be the hero," said Sanchez, who was spelling Buster Posey in a day game following a night contest. "Everybody wants to do well." Catching the entire game, Sanchez was starting to feel his legs cramp in the late innings. It certainly didnt affect his swing, as he fouled off quite a few pitches from Bettis before connecting. He almost instantly raised his hand because, "I knew it was out of the park," he said. So did Bettis. But the reliever had no other choice than to try to blow a fastball by him with the count full and bases loaded. "I put myself in a bad spot and got hurt for it," Bettis said. Michael Morse also hit two homers -- a solo shot in the second and a three-run homer the following inning -- as two Giants hit multiple homers in the same game for the first time since May 25, 2005. Brandon Hicks and Brandon Belt also went deep for the Giants, who rallied from a 5-1, second-inning deficit. "I mean, were down 5-1, looking at getting swept here and they fought hard, found a way to win a game here," said manager Bruce Bochy, who was ejected in the fourth for arguing balls and strikes. "It makes for a better flight home." Jean Machi (4-0) got one out in the 10th to earn the win. Sergio Romo struggled in a non-save situation, surrendering a two-run homer to Justin Morneau but retiring Brandon Barnes on a game-ending 5-4-3 double play. Hunter Pence led off the 11th with a single and Belt followed with a walk. After a sacrifice, Joaquin Arias was intentionally walked to get to Sanchez, who delivered his first career slam. Sanchez finished with a career-high five RBIs. "We got the victory, and thats the best part," he said. With him playing a central role, too, on a day when starter Matt Cain struggled. The righty allowed seven runs, 10 hits and three walks in six innings and is 0-3 with a 4.35 ERA in five starts. Charlie Blackmon finished 2 for 5 with a homer and four runs -- lowering his batting average to .410. Troy Tulowitzki added a two-run homer and Nolan Arenado extended his hitting streak to 14 games with an RBI double in the seventh. Belts two-run homer in the seventh gave the Giants a 7-6 lead and came off Rex Brothers. The hard-throwing lefty surrendered a game-ending, 10th-inning homer to Brandon Crawford on April 13. Arenado tied the game with an RBI double off Cain. With two on and no outs, reliever Jeremy Affeldt was summoned into the game and got the Giants out of the predicament. "We had Cain on the ropes early, but weve seen him do that before, where he battles and competes and somehow finds a way to stick around until late in the game," manager Walt Weiss said. "Hes done that a handful of times against us. We had opportunities to really put that game away." Still, it was a productive homestand for the Rockies as they wound up 4-2. "We are a team with confidence," Weiss said. "I feel like the energy in the dugout is always good, even when we get down. Even being down four in that last inning, with Romo in the game, still a lot of energy and guys feeling like we could put something together and win the game. I feel good about our mentality." NOTES: Giants 3B Pablo Sandoval left in the seventh with a stomach virus. .... Hicks had to stop at second on his double in the eighth when a fan reached over the railing to grab it. ... Bochy tinkered with his starting lineup, resting Posey and OF Angel Pagan, whos been bothered by knee soreness. Pagan entered as a pinch hitter in the eighth and grounded out. Posey was intentionally walked in the 10th. ... Bochy said Pagan will have his knee checked out Thursday in San Francisco. ... Morneau finished the homestand with nine hits, including two doubles, three homers and 11 RBIs. NMD Store . Next years tournament is also within sight for Bosnia-Herzegovina, which has never played in a World Cup, but Cristiano Ronaldo looks destined for the playoffs with Portugal after a night when the qualifying picture in the nine groups became much clearer. NMD Clearance .ca has you covered for whos in, whos out and what to expect from all 30 teams. MADRID, Spain -- Third-tier Racing Santander shrugged off its financial woes to win 2-0 at topflight Almeria and reach the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey alongside cup holder Atletico Madrid on Tuesday. Atletico compounded Valencias disappointing league campaign by knocking it out of the cup with a 2-0 home victory in the second leg and a 3-1 win on aggregate. Almeria enjoyed the away-goal advantage following a 1-1 first-leg draw at El Sardinero, a match better remembered for a player protest over wages and the storming of the presidents box by unruly Santander fans frustrated by the clubs rapid fall in the professional ranks. Santander had already eliminated Sevilla and Mariano Sanz made the last eight look likely with his 62nd minute header. Ruben Duran secured the visitors spot 3-1 on aggregate in the 79th as he ran onto a throw-in and tapped it up with his left foot before volleying home with his right on the run. "These circumstances are making us stronger," Mariano said. "This is a way to fight back against all of these problems." Santanders players havent been paid for three months. The club has slipped down to the third division in just two seasons following the exit of former owner Ahsan Ali Syed, who left the club in crisis, relegated from the top-flight after the 2011/12 season and needing a cash injection just to stay afloat. Racing now faces either Villarreal or Real Sociedad, who meet on Thursday after a scoreless first leg. Following its Spanish league showdown with Barcelona, Atletico showed no dip in intensity aggainst a Valencia side that has seen its form slide amid its own financial problems. NMD On Sale. Valencia looked determined to try and stay in the competition but Atletico goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois was again in stellar form, making a reflex save to stop Juan Bernats rising shot just before the break. Atletico took the lead in the 52nd minute when Valencia goalkeeper Vicente Guaita misjudged a corner kick and the ball flew over him to the far post where Diego Godin rose above Antonio Barragan to head home. Atletico midfielder Raul Garcia then found the post with a powerful shot just after. Although that seemed to awaken the visitors, they could only watch as Courtois denied them time and again. Raul Garcia sealed the victory by heading in Gabi Fernandezs corner in the 89th at the Vicente Calderon Stadium, where Valencia midfielder Daniel Parejo was sent off in stoppage time. "We want to beat every rival," Garcia said after coach Diego Simeone fielded a largely unchanged side from the one that drew 0-0 on Saturday against Barcelona to remain co-leader of the Spanish league. "Weve got a squad that can play all competitions." Atletico plays either Athletic Bilbao or Real Betis next, with Betis going into Wednesdays game at Bilbao leading 1-0. Real Madrid is nursing a 2-0 advantage travelling to Osasuna on Wednesday, and Barcelona is at Getafe on Thursday holding a 4-0 advantage. In the other last 16 matches, Levante hosts Rayo Vallecano after a scoreless draw and Espanyol will start 1-0 down when it welcomes Alcorcon. ' ' '
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CHICAGO -- After nine seasons in Japan and three years in the minor leagues, Cubs starter Tsuyoshi Wada finally picked up that elusive first major league victory. Air Jordan 1 Italia . Wada (1-1) left little doubt to Monday nights outcome, pitching seven strong innings as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-1. "Im so happy for him," catcher John Baker said about Wadas first win. "Its great, when youre having a tough season like were having, to have little victories like that." In only his third career start in the majors, Wada cut through the Colorado lineup, allowing one run and five hits. It was a far cry from his last outing, when he lasted just four innings and gave up five runs in a loss to San Diego. The sole blemish on Wadas performance came in the sixth when the Rockies got three hits, capped by Nolan Arenados RBI single. "He executed pitches, got some big outs when he needed to and got out of traffic that developed late," manager Rick Renteria said. "He did a nice job and gave us some innings." The 33-year-old Wada won 107 games over nine seasons in Japan. He signed a two-year deal with the Baltimore Orioles two seasons ago but injured his elbow soon after joining the club and underwent undergo Tommy John surgery in May 2012. He signed with the Cubs in December 2013. "Its the second time I pitched in Chicago, so it was a little more relaxed," Wada said through a translator. "Im happy about this first win." Pedro Strop worked out of a jam in the eighth inning and Hector Rondon worked a perfect ninth for his 13th save in 16 chances. Yohan Flande (0-3) struck out eight in 6 2-3 innings. Those were his career bests in his fifth start. "Flande put us in position to win that game," Rockies manager Walt Weiss said. "We just couldnt put together a big inning." Flande faced the minimum through three innings, but the Cubs got to the Rockies starter for two runs in the fourth. Emilio Bonifacio led off with a single and Arismendy Alcantara doubled, setting up Rizzos RBI grounder and Justin Ruggianos sacrifice fly. Chicago added two more runs in the eighth against Nick Masset. Baker scored on an errant pickoff throw and Rizzo singled for his 58th RBI this season. TRAINERS ROOM Rockies: SS Troy Tulowitzki (left hip) underwent an acupuncture-like procedure in Philadelphia. ... 1B Justin Morneau (strained neck) was scheduled to a make a rehab start with the Triple-A Colorado Springs. Manager Walt Weiss said Morneau could return as soon as Tuesday, the first day hes eligible to come off the 15-day disabled list. ... LHP Boone Logan (intestinal condition) was also scheduled to make his first rehab appearance with Colorado Springs. Cubs: Renteria is encouraged by left-handed reliever Kyuji Fujikawas rehab assignment in Triple-A Iowa. "I can say that hes responding well after his outings," Renteria said. "Well continue to monitor and see where hes at. All indications, I can say that hes doing fine." Fujikawa, 34, underwent Tommy John surgery in June 2013. UP NEXT In the second game of the four-game series, Edwin Jackson (5-11, 5.68) starts for the Cubs on Tuesday night, looking for his first win since June 20. He will face Jorge De La Rosa (11-6, 4.19). GLOVEWORK The Rockies produced two phenomenal defensive plays. Third baseman Arenado showcased his skills in the sixth inning. On a hard hit ball by Alcantara, Arenado dived to his right, gloved the two-hopper and made a quick throw from his knees to get the speedy Alcantara at first. In the eighth inning with runners at the corners, shortstop Charlie Culberson made a diving stop up the middle, flipped the ball from his glove to second baseman D.J. LeMahieu, who then threw to first to complete the inning ending double play. Vans Outlet Italia . Power had a two-lap average of 218.896 mph in qualifying Friday at the high-banked, high-speed 1 1/2-mile track for his 34th career pole. Air Max 270 Saldi . According to a report from ESPN, the veteran safety has signed another one-year deal with the team Raiders, the team that drafted him, and who he returned to last year after a long stint with the Green Bay Packers.CINCINNATI - Reds All-Star first baseman Joey Votto will be begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Louisville on Sunday. Votto hasnt played since going on the disabled list on May 21, retroactive to May 16, with a quadriceps strain in his left knee, the same knee on which he had two surgeries in 2012. The Reds have gone 9-11 without the 2010 National League Most Valuaable Player, who is hitting . Yeezy Boost 380 Saldi. .257 with six home runs and 12 runs batted. Louisville is scheduled to begin a four-game series at Pawtucket on Saturday. Manager Bryan Price says the length of Vottos rehab assignment is not known. Price says: "Well evaluate him after tomorrow. Hell play five or six innings and see how he holds up." ' ' '
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SAN ANTONIO -- Christopher Gibson made 34 saves in his American Hockey League debut as the Toronto Marlies beat the host San Antonio Rampage 4-2 on Sunday. Ben Simmons Jersey . Defenceman T.J. Brennan scored the winning goal and added an assist for the Marlies (10-7-1) while Spencer Abbott, Troy Bodie and Jerry DAmigo scored the others. John-Michael Liles chipped in with two assists. Greg Rallo and Colby Robak supplied the offence for the Rampage (9-9-1), who lost for the first time in three outings. San Antonios Jacob Markstrom stopped 24-of-27 shots in a losing cause. Gibson was given his first start for Toronto after being summoned from the ECHL on Nov. 19th. The 20-year-old played seven games with the Orlando Solar Bears, posting a 2-4-1 record with a 2.70 goals-against average and .901 save percentage. The Rampage put 19 shots on Gibson in the opening period, however only Robak could get one past him as San Antonio took a 1-0 lead into first intermission. Abbott responded with a power-play goal for the Marlies just 49 seconds into the second period and Bodie gave Toronto its first lead at 18:43. The lead didnt last long, though, as Rallo tied the game while on the power play 59 seconds later. The game remained 2-2 until 16:05 of the third when Brennan scored Torontos second power-play goal of the game while Jed Ortmeyer was in the box serving a minor for interference. DAmigo added an empty-net goal at 19:50. The Marlies went 2 for 7 on the power play while the Rampage scored once on four chances with the man advantage. Cheap Tom Brady Jersey . Neither player was available Saturday for the Knicks 107-98 loss in Atlanta. "Were going in a different direction and weve got to figure out another spot or two for our ballclub," coach Mike Woodson said before the game. Dwight Howard Jersey . Minutes before the final whistle of Sporting Kansas Citys 3-0 victory over a shorthanded Montreal Impact squad on Saturday afternoon, Saputo tweeted: "Our fans deserve better.Georges St-Pierres departure from the welterweight scene, temporary or otherwise, changed the playing field for everyone in the UFCs 170-pound weight class. None more so than Rory (Ares) MacDonald. The 24-year-old can finally chase the title unencumbered. MacDonald, ranked No. 2 among welterweight contenders, trains at the same Montreal gym as the former UFC champion. St-Pierre has been one of his mentors. They share coaches and training partners. As MacDonald rose up the rankings, he and St-Pierre were constantly asked about whether the allies would ever fight. "It was pretty much any interview I did," said MacDonald. Now the landscape ahead is clear. "I feel like Im on my own path now," he said in an interview this week at Quebec City, where he was making appearances for the UFC around "The Ultimate Fighter Nations" finale card. "As much as I didnt think it was bothering me at the time, it was. Its a distraction, its always something in the back of your head. I never wanted any drama there, anything like that but at the same time I wanted what I wanted -- the (championship) belt. "So right now, the way it all worked out, I feel a lot less stress about it. I just feel like Im having fun, enjoying my time." MacDonald returns to his home province June 14 to face No. 3 Tyron (The Chosen One) Woodley in the co-main event at UFC 174 in Vancouvers Rogers Arena. The 32-year-old Woodley, an explosive former two-time All American wrestler from the University of Missouri, went 8-1 in Strikeforce before moving into the UFC. He opened his UFC account with a 36-second knockout of Jay Hieron. After a split-decision loss to Jake Shields, he bounced back with wins over Josh Koscheck and Carlos (The Natural Born Killer) Condit. The winner between MacDonald (16-2) and Woodley (13-2) will likely get a title shot at Johny Hendricks, who is recovering from bicep surgery and a fractured shin following his championship win over (Ruthless) Robbie Lawler at UFC 171 in March. MacDonald said he is happy to fight again before a possible title shot. "I wanted to. I didnt want to sit on the sidelines anyway," he said. "I think me against Tyron is a great matchup for a No. 1 contender shot. Weve both had good wins and good showings in our UFC careers." MacDonald watched the Hendricks-Lawler title fight from Hawaii where he was vacationing with his father and brother. He saw it as a close contest that came down to the fifth round. "I was really pulling for Lawler because I fought him in the past and have a lot of respect for the guys I fight," MacDonald said. "Obviously I was excited to see him do that well. "I just think Hendricks was the better man in the very end of the fight. He pushed it. He pushed through being tired, being hurt. Thats what a champion does. .. He finished hard, he won that last round. And thats what won him the fight in my opinion." MacDonald lost a split decision to Lawler at UFC 167 last November, when GSP won a controversial split decision over Hendricks. MacDonald admits there was a time before the Lawler bout when he did not enjoying fighting. "I had a lot of injuries I was battling through," he said. "It weighs on you." Looking back, he says he probably should have pulled out. &qquot;They (the injuries) were pretty serious. Larry Bird Jersey. . But I was sick of doing that," he said. "I was sick of getting injured before a fight, pulling out. I think fans were really annoyed with me doing that. I just had to fight through that." His only other loss was to Condit in June 2010 -- a TKO with seven seconds remaining -- at UFC 115 in Vancouver. It was MacDonalds second fight in the UFC and the adrenalin was pumping. He dominated the early going but the veteran Condit rallied in the final round. His first fight was a small televised event in January 2010 in Fairfax, Va., where Macdonald submitted Mike Guymon in four minutes 27 seconds. The frenzy of the Condit fight -- and audience -- took MacDonald by surprise. "People were going insane," MacDonald recalled in an earlier interview. "I never heard that level of noise in a building ... I was super-shocked and it just got me fired up to a point where it was, like, bad. If you watch that fight you could see the intensity that I was bringing and I dont think that was my style. And I paid for it." The loss was humiliating for MacDonald. "Because I was just laying there getting beaten on," he told reporters after his December 2012 win over B.J. Penn in Seattle. "My face looked like I was a guy from The Goonies after. I was embarrassed, I was embarrassed about my performance and how I held myself. It did a lot of damage and I dont think Ive been the same person since." The loss changed MacDonald. He moved from Kelowna, B.C., to Montreal in the aftermath to train with coach Firas Zahabi, St-Pierre and other elite fighters at the Tristar Gym. He also focused on fighting without emotion, reasoning that it contributed to the loss in Vancouver. MacDonald was slated to meet Condit again at UFC 158 in March 2013 but had to pull out due to injury. Hendricks stepped in and won, setting up his title shot against St-Pierre. MacDonald, meanwhile, rebounded from the Lawler loss with a unanimous decision over Brazilian submission ace Demian Maia at UFC 170 in February. Talk to MacDonald these days and you notice how big he is. The six-footer may fight at 170 pounds but its a weight he serves only occasionally. He walks around at 200 pounds. "Im big right now. Im not dieting but Im in shape," he said. MacDonald was just 14 when he started training in MMA. Born in Quesnel, B.C., MacDonald started training with David Lea in Kelowna. He had his first pro fight at age 16 in Prince George, because it was the only place to let him fight. Even then, his parents had to give their approval. He won the King of the Cage Canadian lightweight title at 18 -- in his sixth fight -- and the King of the Cage world 155-pound title in his next outing a year later. MacDonald became the UFCs youngest fighter when he signed on at 20 in the fall of 2009. Years later, he is comfortable in his own skin and happy with his fighting career. And while he is in a sport that often rewards self-promoters, MacDonald does things his own way. "Im not here to talk," he said. "Im not a great promoter but I believe I am one of the best fighters in the world. And Im going to be the best fighter in the world eventually. And I think people are going to appreciate what I bring to the cage." ' ' '
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