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Carltons season has been all about building for the future but coach Brendon Bolton remains adamant he wont gift AFL debuts to players who havent earnt it. Germany Mats Hummels World Cup Jersey .Of the clubs most recent draft class, top pick Jacob Weitering, key forward Charlie Curnow and father-son pick Jack Silvagni have all built solid foundations at senior level this season.That leaves tall forward Harry McKay and midfielder David Cuningham as the only untried players remaining from the last draft.But even with just three games left in the season, Bolton isnt tempted to have a look at them at senior level with an eye to next season unless they force his hand.You earn the opportunity, Ive said that all year, and I wont be changing that, Bolton said.It would be great for our whole draft class to have played, but theyve had a few niggling injuries as well.But (Cuningham) is a talented player, hes really good in and around stoppages and we hope hell be a long-term player for us.Very similar (with McKay), hes had some injuries ... its just about the continuity and the timing of it.Wed like to think (hell debut) but we cant be locked on that.The Blues are currently 15th with a 6-13 record, with games against Brisbane, Melbourne and Essendon to round out Boltons first season in charge. 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A decade later, Brick, a product designer in San Francisco, recalls the play that launched the biggest story in NBA oral history since MJs tongue ...We were taught to rip through the trap with the elbow and shoulder, said Brick. When Curry came up, I did the move and caught him right in the mouth. I never thought about the play becoming a key role in anything; thats just basketball.?Steph got seven stitches at halftime.Chews WiselyLots of athletes wear mouthguards, but Curry is the master of mastication. Sure, chewing them is disgusting, but its crucial to his game.Steph uses about 12 mouthguards per season, swapping out every 6 to 10 games.70,000,000: Sport Sciences estimated number of bacterial microbes on Currys mouthguard, seven times more per square inch than on a kitchen sponge.According to The Wall Street Journal, Curry shoots free throws better when hes chewing on his mouthguard. Over the past two regular seasons, he made 92% of his free throws when chewing on the mouthguard, compared to 89% when he kept the mouthguard in place. He also increased the amount of time he chewed on his mouthpiece to 85% of his 15-16 free throw tries--up 21% from 14-15.That ThrowGame 6, 2016 NBA Finals: the mouthguards shining moment. Fouling out with four minutes left, Steph sent his mouthguard flying, inadvertently hitting the courtside son of a Cavs owner. We asked Sport Sciencce to analyze Stephs final heave of the game. Stitched Germany Jerseys. . Lets just say: Were not sure how much saliva flew through the air, but thats about all we dont know.In 2.6 seconds, the time between the refs whistle and Currys windup, he could catch and release six 3-pointers.At peak angular velocity, Stephs arm rotated at 1,650 degrees per second during the throw--46 percent faster than LeBron James arm during a typical tomahawk jam.Steph threw his mouthguard at 49.4 mph--three times faster than the average dart thrown by a pro.3.18:?The lateral margin of error, in degrees, for Steph to hit that fan. Release half an inch to the left and hed have hit Kyrie Irving.Cult ClassicStephs mouthguard has taken on a life of its own off the court, taking over social media and making the rounds on late-night TV.There are at least 35 Twitter accounts dedicated to Currys mouthguard.Fam, Im a mouthguard.... How do I tweet without fingers! Lol- Currys Mouthguard? 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RALEIGH, N. Air Max 270 Flyknit Heren Dames Zwart/Wit/Starry Sky .C. -- Jakob Silfverberg had a career game for the Anaheim Ducks on the same night teammate Ryan Getzlaf set a club record.Silfverberg had two goals and two assists, leading the Ducks to a 4-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday.Ryan Kesler added two goals, including an empty-netter with 26 seconds left. Getzlafs secondary helper on the play gave him 532 career assists to pass Teemu Selanne for the franchise mark.Teemu has been such a mentor to all of us, Getzlaf said. This means a lot because I played with T so long and learned so much from him.Silfverberg matched his career high of four points, established March 14 against New Jersey, and his plus-4 on the night was a career best. It was the first four-point road game for a Ducks player since Getzlaf had a hat trick and an assist on Dec. 21, 2013, against the New York Islanders.Its nice to see (Getzlaf) gets the accolades, Anaheim coach Randy Carlyle said. He has put a lot of points up in his time here, and hes our captain. So its a feel-good story all around.Ducks goalie Jonathan Bernier stopped 28 shots.Teuvo Teravainen and Victor Rask scored for Carolina, last in the Eastern Conference. Cam Ward made 23 saves.I didnt mind our start, Hurricanes coach Bill Peters said. I thought we needed to sustain that start and push. Its not like we didnt have our looks to make it 3-3.Anaheims Andrew Cogliano played in his 718th straight game, the longest streak among active players, and had two assists.The Hurricanes outshot the Ducks 10-9 in a scoreless first period in which each team was penalized once.The second period was much more active, with four goals and a fight.Anaheim took the lead at 4:46, as Kesler received Coglianos pass from behind the net and beat Ward to the glove side.The Ducks made it 2-0 at 9:30 when Silfverberg beat Ward glove side on Cam Fowlers pass off the end boards.Silfverberg made it 3-0 on a rush at 12:36, capitalizing on Brett Pesces giveaway and beating Ward off the right post.I think our whole line played pretty good tonight, Silfverberg said. We were obviously on the score sheet a lot. We want to keep it going and have a lot of fun nights like this.Carolina got on the board at 14:58 when Teravainen redirected Jaccob Slavins pass by Bernier.Carolinas Viktor Stalberg fought the Ducks Josh Manson behind the Anaheim goal at 17:43.Rask cut the difference to 3-2 at 3:15 of the third, beating Bernier stick side on Jeff Skinners centering pass from behind the net.(Carolina) is a team thats going to keep playing, Getzlaf said. Its hard when you get up 3-0 and the building quiets down to keep that momentum going.Game notes Carolina D Justin Faulk (upper body) missed his second straight game, while teammate D Brian Bickell was out with an illness and D Jakub Nakladal a healthy scratch. ... Anaheim RW Jared Boll and D Korbinian Holzer were healthy scratches. ... 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A majority of them shout Kohli Kohli as Adil Rashid bounds in. Sound doesnt escape the Wankhede Stadium because the stands are almost vertical. Virat Kohli is on 98. He has stopped celebrating hundreds of late. Says they are nothing special and that he needs to make sure hundreds dont satisfy him. Job not done. You wonder if he will make an exception this time. This is a pitch where the ball has been turning square. Turning square and bouncing. Turning square and turning fast. This is a pitch on which India have conceded 400.Rashid pitches too full, Kohli works it into the vast open spaces on the leg side, and hares off immediately. The crowd leaves the seats. Kohli sees Jos Buttler running in from deep backward square leg, and settles for one. You still wonder if this hundred is more special to him than Indore or Visakhapatnam. You have to wait for the next over when the Kohli Kohli will resume.The chant began in the morning. After the second ball of the morning when Cheteshwar Pujara was bowled shouldering arms. This is the ground whose favourite son started the trend of Indian stands cheering the fall of the second wicket. Three years since that man retired, that pedestal has been occupied by Kohli. Pujara had barely walked half his way back when the chant began.India were still 254 behind. A hundred here couldnt ensure India a win in the Test - they have to bat last - but a failure could lose it for them: there was no Ajinkya Rahane to follow him; Karun Nair, playing his second Test, was one of the five specialist batsmen in the side; and - good as it might have been - the lower order couldnt be left with too much to do on this pitch.Kohli fed the frenzy as he nicely guided the 10th, 12th and the 16th ball he faced for fours, not through the cover drive but through a steer. England wanted him to cover-drive, bowling outside off with two slips and a strong cover field. This is how the quicks have been testing his patience. Kohli has shown patience all series long. He showed it here too but whenever Jake Ball pitched slightly short, Kohli opened the face and had those three boundaries without having to go looking for runs.Kohli had reached 15 off 27 when his partner M Vijay drove into a big gap in the covers. Vijay is 32 years old, he had a dodgy back coming into the series, he is more in the Cheteshwar Pujara league of runners, but he touched down for a second and set off for a third. Kohli, though, already had his hand up because Vijay would have struggled to make it. Two balls later, Vijay looks to go hard to convert one to two, but Kohli lets him know when crossing him that one is okay. Some time ago, Kohli would have become agitated at a run missed. Now he runs at his partners pace. Partners he had dropped in the West Indies in favour of more attacking batsmen. Now they adjust a little, and Kohli adjusts a little in return.This has been the year of Kohlis adjustment in an attempt to become a complete batsman. In Kanpur, after India had taken a first-innings lead against New Zealand, Kohli fell trying to hit a spinner in the air as he looked to dominate. He has stopped hitting them in the air since. A batsman who scored 973 runs in the IPL this year vowing not to hit spinners in Tests. Not when he is playing only five batsmen in a bid to push for results. This is a batsman at complete peace with his game.Kohli is an excellent frontrunner, but there wasnt much frontrunning to do here with a long way to go to parity. So he dug in. He applauded some attractive strikes from Vijay - as he does every now and then for release - but he kept waiting for the loose ball. As Parthiv Patel said at the end of day two, the loose ball kept arriving every now and then. He played 111 baalls to reach his half-century, respecting the match situation, the pitch and his team composition. Air Max 270 Ultramarine Heren Wit Ultramarine-Solar Rood. He spent 46 balls in the 40s. Surely he considers a 46-ball hundred slow in T20s?Sure enough the loose balls arrived, but there were also the likes of the 85th he faced. A sharp spitting legbreak. Turning. Bouncing. Turning and bouncing fast. Kohli didnt follow such balls with his hands. If there was his name on that ball, it wasnt Kohlis signature. He was not touching them. He was not going to panic if they turned past him.The last mental error that resulted in Kohlis dismissal before he had made an impact was in Kolkata, in the second Test against New Zealand, when he followed a sucker ball during a short-ball attack. Since then he has perhaps made one mental error, failing to keep a hook down in Visakhapatnam, but Rashid dropped him there. Five Tests since then is a long time to go as a batsman with few mental errors. Kohli is just an obsessed man. Kohli was 64 off 146 when he lost R Ashwin. India were 307 for 6. Kohli was now not going to wait patiently while the others fell: the last four had gone for 55 as he watched; he certainly couldnt have afforded a repeat. So he took Rashid on. It didnt matter that he was bowling from round the wicket to choke his runs. The puffs of dust didnt matter. He swept out of the rough. He punished anything short, splitting the reinforced leg-side field. This was a man who has all the shots but he had willingly shelved them. Lest anybody forgot.This charge completely negated the pitch and the field placements and the loss of another wicket. He hit one shot so hard the ball hit the hand of Rashid, the bowler, more than him dropping the catch. Poor Rashid, yet again. In these 40 balls, Kohli had gone from 64 to 99. This time Jake Ball ran in. Nineteen thousand four hundred in the stands. A loud chant of Kohli Kohli. You thought you had seen something special. You wondered if Kohli felt this hundred deserved a celebration.Kohli leant into a length ball, pushed it wide of mid-off, charged through, and raised his arm even before he reached the crease, unleashing a leap into the air. He removed his helmet, acknowledged the dressing room, and then took his time acknowledging the generous applause. We were back to the exuberant Kohli. The man himself felt this was something special. He had made all the physical and mental adjustments required to succeed on a difficult pitch in what he feels is the most demanding format of the sport.The job wasnt done yet, though. India were still 32 behind. Kohli had reached that rare zone where a cricketer does as he likes. Driving a legspinner against the turn, running hard deep into the sixth hour of his batting in the humidity of Mumbai, Kohli took India to a lead of 51. Towards the end he allowed himself a little indulgence. Impishly, he rubbed it in with a DRS signal when England had wasted theirs and now didnt have any left to call for a review when Jayant Yadav nicked one.Having reached 138, the lead 36, Kohli lofted Rashid back over his head and stood and admired his shot. Surely he felt many a time previously that he could do this as opposed to putting balls into gaps and then running his runs? These are not the best spinners he has faced, but he respected the sport, the requirement for the decisions he had made as a captain. So he played the loft only when his team had reached safety. For the first time since September 25. Only once in 805 balls of spin he had faced since then.Of course Kohli should have made an exception for such an effort and celebrated it the way he did. The way the innings deserved. Stitched JerseysChina NFL Jerseys WhiteChina NFL JerseysNFL Jerseys CheapDiscount NFL JerseysCheap NFL HoodiesWholesale Authentic Jerseys ' ' '
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COMPTON, Calif. Argentina Mauro Icardi World Cup Jersey . -- Venus and Serena Williams made a rare visit to their childhood hometown, where their half-sister was killed in 2003, to have tennis courts dedicated in their honor on Saturday.The sisters were greeted by cheers from a few hundred people when they arrived at Lueders Park, not far from their former home in the violence-plagued city of Compton located 17 miles south of downtown Los Angeles.We literally lived right down the street so we could walk there, Venus told the crowd.Banners hung in the four corners of the two newly refurbished courts proclaiming them the Venus & Serena Williams Court of Champions.We are really excited to be here, Serena said. Driving here brought back so many memories. We definitely want to see some more champions come from these courts.Venus added: Its been a surreal experience to be back in this way.To have the tennis court refurbished, to make sure that theres coaching available, to make sure that these programs go on and to make sure that this sport stays here in our community, its a big part of bringing us all up and creating positivity for young people.The sisters laughed and applauded the Compton Sounders drill team and drum squad that performed for them on court.Babies in strollers, members of a Girl Scout troop and elderly residents were among the crowd sitting in white chairs on the two courts.Thelma LeBeauf, an 84-year-old fan from Los Angeles, clutched a plastic bag filled with newspaper articles about the sisters she has clipped and saved over the years. She pulled out a photo from the late 1990s, when the sisters wore colorful beads in their hair.At that time, black people, we werent into tennis, said LeBeauf, who attended with her daughter and granddaughter. Ive learned from watching them. I like the style they play.The sisters first learned to play tennis a few miles away on courts at East Rancho Dominguez Park in an unincorporated area surrounding Compton under the tutelage of their father, Richard, who didnt attend Saturdays ceremony.They were accompanied by their mother, Oracene Price.The previously run-down and little-used courts at Lueders Park are fenced with lighting and now host three tennis camps and clinics, according to Aja Brown, the citys 34-year-old female mayor.When you consider all the challenges and all the obstacles that the Williams sisters had to overcome and they stayed focused and dedicated, so that same message is being transferred over to the young people in the city, Brown said.The sisters are helping fund the Yetunde Price Resource Center in Compton, set to open early next year. Named for their half-sister who was killed in a drive-by shooting in September 2003, the center will help connect residents affected by violence with service providers.Its definitely a healing moment. They havent been to the city of Compton since their sister passed away, said Brown, whose grandmother was fatally shot in Compton. All of us in the community in some way have been touched by violence.After the ceremony, the sisters left the park and headed to the Healthy Compton Festival at the citys transit plaza, where they were set to judge dance and food contests.The sisters primarily live in South Florida, where their father moved the family from Compton so they could further hone their games at a tennis academy. Argentina Nahuel Guzman World Cup Jersey . If ever they start actually putting pictures beside words in the dictionary, the Blue Jays left-handers mug will appear beside “Consistency. Argentina Maximiliano Meza World Cup Jersey . 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RIO DE JANEIRO -- A senior Olympic executive from Ireland was arrested and taken to the hospital Wednesday after police carried out a raid at his beachfront hotel as part of an investigation into illegal sale of tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Games.Patrick Hickey, a member of the International Olympic Committees executive board, was accused of plotting with at least nine others to sell tickets above face value in a scheme that authorities say netted about $3 million in profits.At least a half dozen police officers went to the luxury hotel in the upscale Barra da Tijuca neighborhood in the early morning hours to arrest the 71-year-old Hickey, who fell ill and was taken by ambulance to a local hospital. Details on his condition were not immediately released.Hickeys alleged involvement was through Irelands Olympic committee, which police said helped transfer tickets to an unauthorized vendor who would set high fees and disguise the transaction as a hospitality package. Hickey was charged with conspiracy, ticket scalping and ambush marketing and will be detained while the investigation continues.Irelands national Olympic committee -- the Olympic Council of Ireland -- said Hickey decided to step aside temporarily as an IOC member and from all his other Olympic positions until this matter is fully resolved. Hickey is also president of the OCI, head of the European Olympic Committees and vice president of the Association of National Olympic Committees.Mr. Hickey will of course continue to cooperate and assist with all ongoing enquiries, the Irish body said in a statement.The IOC said it respectfully takes note of Hickeys decision to step aside from his Olympic roles.Until then, the presumption of innocence prevails, the committee said in a statement.Police arrived at the IOCs hotel at 6 a.m. and found only Hickeys wife, who refused to tell them where he was. Police, however, found Hickeys Olympic accreditation badge on the floor, along with his shoes, socks and bag. They asked for the hotels help and found him in the adjacent room, registered under his sons name.Images by ESPN Brazil show Hickey answering the door to police and steppingg into the bathroom naked. Stitched Argentina Jerseys. Moments later, he walks out in a white bathrobe.Investigators said Hickey initially was shaken and the hotels doctor recommended his transfer to a nearby hospital for tests because of his age and medical history. He remained in the hospital under police custody.Hickey, a former judo athlete, has been an IOC member since 1995. He has served on the policy-making executive board since 2012.IOC spokesman Mark Adams said the committee would fully cooperate with the police investigation.We dont know what the allegations or charges are yet, he said. We have full confidence in the system here.The allegations centered on more than 800 tickets belonging to the Irish committee.Todays arrest shows that the law must be followed, top police investigator Ricardo Barbosa said after a news conference. Even more when we are talking about the biggest sporting event that should uphold ethics and an international spirit. We found out that the Irish Olympic Committee ended up facilitating the ticket scalping scheme.An Irish executive was arrested last week in the same investigation. Kevin James Mallon is one of the heads of British hospitality provider THG, the main company suspected in the scheme. Mallon was arrested along with a local employee who was working as an interpreter.Authorities have also issued warrants for four more executives at THG, including Marcus Evans, who owns Marcus Evans Group, the parent company and owner of English soccer club Ipswich Town.Police are also looking for two soccer agents and a financial adviser at Pro 10 Sports Management, which investigators allege was created to facilitate the transfer of tickets between the Irish Olympic committee and THG, an unauthorized ticket seller.After the first arrests last week, the Olympic Council of Ireland said it would investigate why some of its tickets were in the possession of the suspects. The OCI name was visible on tickets displayed by police, but the Irish said they had no knowledge of the people in custody. Stitched JerseysChina NFL Jerseys WhiteChina NFL JerseysNFL Jerseys CheapDiscount NFL JerseysCheap NFL HoodiesWholesale Authentic Jerseys ' ' '
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Claire Williams has admitted her team is open to the idea of releasing Valtteri Bottas to Mercedes, but only if an experienced, credible alternative was available to replace him. Pharrell Williams Tennis Hu .Bottas is currently favourite to land the Mercedes seat vacated by the retiring Nico Rosberg, with the world champions approaching Williams about the Finns services earlier this week. Though that approach was rebuffed by Williams the team is preparing for life without Bottas, with LEquipe this week reporting it is in advanced talks with Felipe Massa about reversing his decision to retire from F1 this year.Deputy team boss Williams has appeared to confirm those Massa reports by saying it will not stand in the way of Bottas moving if she can ensure the team gets a viable replacement.Im delighted to see that a team like Mercedes lists Valtteri as a potential replacement for Nico, Williams told BBC sport. We have always known Valtteri is one of the sports key talents and are proud that the championship leaders recognise this.However, Williams has its own ambitions and we must always ensure we give our team the best opportunity to move forward. Any changes would only be made if Williams remains in a strong position to compete and develop in 2017.If we did allow Valtteri to leave, we would only do this if an experienced, credible alternative was available, such as someone like Felipe Massa, for example.The LEquipe report also stated Mercedes is offering Williams an £8.4 million discount on its engine supply for next year. According to the BBC, Williams is playing hardball with Mercedes as it knows the world champions have a very narrow list of candidates given the timing of Rosbergs retirement. NMD R1 Wit . -- The Bishops Gaiters are showing they belong among the countrys top varsity football teams. NMD R1 Zwart . Spiller left Week 3s 27-20 loss to the New York Jets with a thigh injury, but fully practiced with the team all week and expects to be ready to go on Sunday. http://www.yeezypowerphase-nl.com/ultra-boost-3-0.html . -- The Sacramento Kings are set to become the first major professional sports franchise to accept Bitcoin virtual currency for ticket and merchandise purchases. OMAHA, Neb. -- Marcus Evans scored 29 points and Rice defeated Omaha 100-87 on Saturday.In his 29th consecutive game scoring in double figures, Evans was 7 of 13 from the field, 4 of 6 from the arc and made 11 of 16 free throws. He also had five assists.Marcus Jackson added 19 points and Egor Koulechov and Connor Cashaw 15 each. Koulechov grabbed nine rebounds. Rice shot 63.3 percent and made 14 of 21 3-pointers (66.7 percent).Jacksons 3-pointer to open the second half gave the Mavericks (2-3) a one-point leead but the Owls went on a 20-4 run with Evans and Jackson each scoring five points to lead 63-48. Yeezy Powerphase Wit. The lead remained in double figures.Tra-Deon Hollins scored 17 points and had nine assists. Mitch Hawn added 15 points, Daniel Norl 11 and Zach Jackson 10.It is the first time the Owls (2-1) have scored 100 points since defeating Louisiana College 109-51 on Dec. 14, 2011. Stitched JerseysChina NFL Jerseys WhiteChina NFL JerseysNFL Jerseys CheapDiscount NFL JerseysCheap NFL HoodiesWholesale Authentic Jerseys ' ' '
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PORTLAND, Ore. Nike Air Max TN Plus Ultra Betrue Blanc . -- The Portland Trail Blazers formally signed guard CJ McCollum to a four-year contract extension Wednesday.The terms of the deal were not disclosed by the team, but a person familiar with it told The Associated Press on Monday that it is worth $106 million.The extension, which takes effect after the upcoming season, will keep McCollum in Portland through the 2020-21 season.McCollum posted a photo of the signing on Instagram.Im ecstatic to be able to extend my career in Portland and grateful for the trust and the opportunity the organization has provided for me, he said in a statement. Since I arrived in Oregon Ive considered it home and look forward to building something special, not only on the court, but in the community as well.The Blazers also announced that the team had signed restricted free agent Maurice Harkless. The forward had announced the deal Tuesday via Twitter.McCollum was named the NBAs 2016 Most Improved Player after averaging 20.8 points, 3.2 rebounds and 4.3 assists during the regular season. He raised his scoring average by more than 14 points over the previous season.The 24-year-old guard became a starter in the Blazers backcourt with Damian Lillard last season after four of the teams starters left in the offseason.McCollum was the 10th overall selection in the 2013 NBA draft out of Lehigh. Hes averaged 12.7 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists over his three seasons in Portland.But last year he was given a chance to shine on one of the youngest rosters in the league. The Blazers were considered a team that was rebuilding but they overachieved, earning the fifth seed in the Western Conference and advancing to the second round of the playoffs.McCollum averaged 20.5 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists in the postseason.CJ is a foundational player and an essential member of the core of this team, said Neil Olshey, the Blazers president of basketball operations We are excited about his long term commitment to our organization.His 14-point improvement last season was the most since Tony Campbell improved from an average of 6.2 points to 23.2 points with Minnesota from the 1988-89 season to the 1989-90 season.McCollum also finished the regular season with 197 3-pointers to rank ninth in the league and fourth most for the Blazers in one season. He scored in double figures in 79 games.Harkless signed a four-year contract with the Blazers worth a reported $40 million.The Blazers acquired Harkless in a trade with the Orlando Magic and he averaged 6.3 points and 3.6 rebounds in 78 games overall last season. He filled a key role late in the regular season when Meyers Leonard injured his shoulder, and averaged 12 points and 6.5 rebounds over the final 11 games.Harkless, who played one season at St. Johns, was the 15th overall pick in the 2012 draft by Philadelphia. He was traded to Orlando before the 2012-13 season in the same deal that sent Dwight Howard to the Lakers. Tn Pas Cher Chine . Sulaiman, 44, was chosen unanimously Tuesday in a vote by the leadership, the World Boxing Council said. Sulaiman becomes the sixth president of the organization. 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"The British Open really changed some of my perception of myself as a player," Mickelson said Tuesday after a practice round at Oak Hill for the final major of the year, the PGA Championship. "Had I won another green jacket, that would not have done the same thing as what winning the claret jug has done." Mickelson is a little over two weeks removed from one of the greatest closing rounds in major championship history, a 5-under 66 at rock-hard Muirfield to claim golfs oldest crown. It was the leg of the career Grand Slam that always figured to elude him. His game was built for the target golf played in America, complete with an array of soaring drives and wondrous wedges. But, over four days along the Scottish coast, Mickelson showed he could grind it out better than anyone on a tabletop of a course, imagining shots that go against everything hes supposed to be about -- then pulling them off. "In my mind, it is an accomplishment in my career that makes me more of a complete player," he said. "To finally have won that and break through and play some of my best golf ever in my final round, that kind of changes the way I view myself and my game, more so than just a major championship that I had already won." Mickelson has already won the PGA Championship, back in 2005 at Baltusrol. Thats not to say he doesnt want to add a few more majors to a resume that already ensures hell be remembered as one of the games greatest players. Hes never been this confident about his chances. "Im more motivated than ever to work hard to succeed, because I can taste some of my best golf coming out," Mickelson said, his voice and demeanour just oozing confidence. "I can feel it." At 43, hes already a man in full, complete with five major championships. Only 11 golfers have won more. But dont get him wrong -- hes driven to complete a career Grand Slam, merely lacking a victory in the U.S. Open, where hes been the runner-up a record six times. "I feel as though I started to play my best golf in the last four, five, six months," he said. "I feel like Ive keyed in on two areas that Ive struggled with for years, which is putting and off the tee. I feel very confident in my ability to get the ball in play off the tee, and I feel very confident in my ability on the greens now. "Ive turned weaknesses into strengths," he went on, "and this serves me well in major championships. I feel like now the major championships are possibly the easieest ones for me to be in contention and maybe even win. Femme Air Max Plus TN Ultra. " At home in California, Mickelson had a practice facility built right in his yard, allowing him to work on shots when theres nothing on the line, no fans shouting his name. "I enjoy walking out after dinner and hitting some putts and hitting some chips and hitting some balls," he said. "I find it very calming and very serene being out there doing what Ive always loved to do." Hes still fending off the next generation, giving players who arent even half his age a lesson in how this profession is supposed to work -- on and off the course. If it means spending a good half-hour or more signing autographs after a practice round, as Mickelson did Tuesday for the throngs clamouring for a piece of him on a warm, sunny day at Oak Hill -- well, thats part of the game, too. "Hes a guy that Ive always looked up to, been a fan of," said 20-year-old Jordan Spieth. "I dont know anybody who is not a fan of Phil." Well, maybe one. When Tiger Woods was asked about their personal relationship, he danced around the question as much as possible before finally closing with a terse "its been a lot of fun." Mickelson was more gracious, conceding his record doesnt come close to matching Woods and those 14 major titles, marveling at his rivals remarkable consistency over a professional career thats approaching two decades. "Hes a great motivator for me. Hes helped me work hard," Mickelson said. "Hes helped me put forth the effort to try to compete at the highest level year in and year out, and Ive loved competing against him. Hes really brought the best out of me, especially when weve been paired together, and I hope that we are able to play together for many more years." Theyre certainly not going anywhere at the moment. While Woods is mired in the longest major drought of his career, hes won five times this year on the PGA Tour, is ranked No. 1 in the world, and is coming off a seven-shot victory at the Bridgestone. Mickelson is right behind him in the rankings, two exquisite players who have been the face of American golf for so long. "Im as motivated as ever to compete and to play and get the best golf out of me, to hopefully play against Tiger when hes playing his best," Lefty said. "That would ultimately be the goal -- I play as well as I can at the same time hes doing the same. "I would love that opportunity." Once again, TSN.ca will feature live streaming of the PGA Championship, beginning with Tiger Woods, Davis Love III and Keegan Bradley on Thursday at 8:30am et/5:30am pt. TSNs live coverage of the PGA Championship begins with first-round action on Thursday at 1pm et/10am pt. Phil Mickelson, Adam Scott and Justin Rose tee off at 1:45pm et/10:45am pt Stitched JerseysChina NFL Jerseys WhiteChina NFL JerseysNFL Jerseys CheapDiscount NFL JerseysCheap NFL HoodiesWholesale Authentic Jerseys ' ' '
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The Boston Bruins, spurned at the trade deadline, doubled back and found a bargain in a free agent veteran scoring winger. Bestellen Goedkoop Dames Air Max 270 Flyknit Racer Blauw . Numbers Game examines the Bruins addition of Jarome Iginla. The Bruins Get: RW Jarome Iginla. Iginla, 36, is coming off a season in which his goal (0.32 gpg) and point-scoring (0.75 ppg) rates were his lowest since 1997-1998 and 1998-199, respectively, but his decline in production wasnt necessarily so dramatic, as he still generated 3.05 shots per game, which ranked 34th in the league. His shooting percentage, 10.4%, just happened to be his lowest since 1997-1998. By no means should this be seen as an attempt to diminish the effects of age on Iginlas game. Hes not a 40 or 50-goal-scorer any more, but there is ample reason to believe that he can still be a productive scoring winger in the right situation. After arriving in Pittsburgh, despite frequently playing out of position on left wing, Iginla tallied nine goals and 23 points in 28 games (combined regular season and playoffs), while playing far less (17:40 ATOI in regular season, 15:45 ATOI in playoffs) than he did in Calgary, where he had averaged more than 20 minutes per game for 10 straight seasons prior to 2013.. Iginlas possession numbers havent been strong in recent seasons, but that would seem to be more an indication that he lacked teammates, most notably a bona fide number one centre, in Calgary to drive puck possession. At this stage of his career, Iginla isnt going to be the one dictating the pace of the game, but he can still be a productive scorer if paired with a capable playmaking centre. Enter his new home in Boston, which was probably a better fit for him at the trade deadline too, because the Bruins had playing time for him on right wing with a scoring line (that they subsequently ended up giving to Jaromir Jagr). Now, Iginla seems likely to end up replacing Nathan Horton at right wing with David Krejci and Milan Lucic and as much as Iginlas production is down, hes not done yet and will effectively be taking over for a winger that scored 13 goals and 22 points in 43 games last season, a rate of production Iginla should almost surely exceed. Both Horton and Iginla scored 21 even-strength points last season but, given Iginlas track record on the power play (371 of 1106 career points have come with the man advantage), he could help the Bruins power play, which converted 14.8% last season, good for 26th in the league. Pittsburgh, with salary cap concerns of their own, didnt have room for Iginla and will likely have Chris Kunitz, Pascal Dupuis, James Neal and, likely, Jussi Jokinen available to play as scoring wingers, so they can manage without Iginla. With lower demand for his services and a lot of money accumulated over a career as one of the games top scoring wingers -- 530 career goals ranks behind only Jagr and Teemu Selanne among active players -- Iginla could pick a spot that is a good fit and thats the case with the Bruins, a team that is built to win now with a need for a winger to pull the trigger alongside a playmaking centre of Krejcis calibre. What really makes this deal work for the Bruins, however, is the term. Signed for one year, Iginla has a base salary of $1.8-million, with $4.2-million more in bonuses, so whatever he achieves of those bonuses will count against the 2014-2015 cap. If Iginlas decline is more precipitous in Boston, the Bruins arent on the hook long-term. If he performs at a high level and the Bruins are successful, well, the Bruins would probably like to have the problem of trying to fit a future contract into their salary structure because the first year worked out so well. 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Weber had a goal and two assists, and Roman Josi scored the shootout winner to lift the Predators to a 4-3 win over the Flyers on Thursday night.It has become a familiar sight in recent years. Cricketers on the outfield, warming up with a game of football prior to the start of play. However, while it has become a staple for many teams, there have been those who have spoken out against the pre-match kick about, notably Lancashire head coach Ashley Giles, who has pointed to the high risk of injury.That has been shown recently as Hampshire have been hit by the news that fast bowler Fidel Edwards has been ruled out for the rest of the season with an ankle injury sustained while playing football in the warm up ahead of a County Championship game. Former Durham and England bowler Steve Harmison was part of a number of sides for whom the game of football to warm up was almost sacrosanct, although they were not without incident.Yorkshire played a lot of football in warm ups in the brief time I was there, he told Sky Sports. Durham played football religiously, we had to play football in the morning.Depending on the coach and some of the players in the England group, football was going alright for a little bit and then Jimmy [Anderson] went and stood on the ball in New Zealand [in 2008] and did his ankle and got us a ban! Fidel Edwards is out for the season with an injury picked up playing football Despite the injuries sustained by Anderson and Edwards, and while Harmison understands the concerns expressed by the likes of Giles, he insists that there are plenty of positives too.Ashley Giles was very vocal, saying you shouldnt be playing. I think Ash has a point but I think during my time, it probably wasnt as professional as it is now, he said.There are a lot more people involved in the game now who want time with the players, i.e. psychologists, fitness men, nutritionists, analysts. So there is a lot more than goes into preparing for games other than lets play 10 minutes of football, hit a few, bowl a few and get on with the game. Ex-England international Steve Harmison (right) believes football gets the blood and juices flowing I think the game has changed and Ash has a point that maybe playing football isnt the best. But on the other hand, getting mobile, getting moved and running around, getting the blood and juices flowing - football was probably the best Ive seen at doing that.Football was also a good way of boosting the camaraderie among teams, according to the 20005 Ashes winner, and was especially useful during long days in the field. Goedkoop Online Heren Air Max 270 Flyknit Igloo AH6803-301. Going straight into fielding drills, youre asking for sloppiness, for me. [Football] got everyone going plus it got people talking about the game, Harmison added.For me, the football was quite good if you were fielding that day because if something happened, if somebody made a mistake, scored an own goal or if somebody scored a worldie it would be the topic of conversation throughout the six hours. Lancashire head coach Ashley Giles is against football as a warm up That got me through, everybody would be going back and referencing what happened in the morning.It got quite competitive at Durham because it was old ones against young ones. Obviously, because we were there for four days, sometimes five days because of when youd get there, especially on away games, we used to play for dinner.It would be old ones against young ones for five days, whoever wins pays for dinner on the next trip. The next team meal would be paid for by the losers of that game.The old ones had a lot of free meals, to be fair. There was a lot of enthusiasm from the young ones but when it comes to experience, you cant buy that. The young ones tended to argue a lot with each other whereas the old ones just got on with it. Rugby is another sport played in warm ups by cricketers Harmison also revealed that some cricket teams play rugby as a warm up while ahead of the start of one T20 tournament, the then Durham captain Dale Benkenstein took his side to the driving range to prepare. Often what it came down to was personal preference.There are different ways of doing things, for different people, but football is such an easy game to play and understand, he added. I love the game, I played it before I played cricket, hence why I went back into it but I can understand why some coaches are anti-football.It has its pros and its cons but Ash has a little bit of a point now youre losing star players. 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