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Lahiru Thirimanne, the Sri Lanka batsman, might need a break from cricket to sort out his problems, said the A team coach Avishka Gunawardene. Cheap Nike Air Max 90 Online .Thirimanne had played in the four-day matches against West Indies A in October and averaged 9.83 from six innings, continuing his struggles in long-form cricket. Since January 2014, he has made only two fifties in 16 Tests. As a result, he has missed Sri Lankas home series against Australia in August and was not in the squad for the tour of Zimbabwe either.Everyone goes through a bad patch sometimes, Gunawardene said. It is best to give it a break, a few weeks from cricket. Sometimes when you do wrong things and when you take a break you forget them. You basically tend to forget what you are doing wrong and you come out fresh.Thirimanne needs to take his mind off cricket and take a break. There is hardly anything wrong with his technique. The issue is probably more mental than technical. You could see that when you talk to him.When he debuted, in 2011, Thirimanne was seen as a player who could take over the No. 3 spot for Sri Lanka in Tests. Kumar Sangakkara had been their specialist in that position and though it has been over a year since he retired, the transition has not happened. Thirimanne has slipped down the pecking order and 21-year old Kusal Mendis has been given the No. 3 position.Gunawardene felt Thirimannes major problem was confidence. In the four-day game, he dropped a few chances and its all to do with confidence. His confidence level is a little down. He tried to defend while batting and he got out and in the second innings. He tried to attack and still got out.Thirimanne is a very good player and we all know he is capable of big innings. To me he just needs to get out and take a break for a couple of weeks and come out with a fresh mind.Thirimanne would still need runs, though, to make it back to the Test side and Gunawardene believed a profitable domestic season could help him achieve that goal. Its a good opportunity for him in the upcoming domestic season to go and get back into form, score some big runs and get his confidence and rhythm back. Asics Onitsuka Tiger Black . 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. Onitsuka Tiger Online Store . On Saturday night, the normally free throw-challenged centre did just that. Howard scored 18 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, including 13 of 19 free throws in a 2 1/2-minute stretch, and the Houston Rockets beat the Denver Nuggets 122-111. http://www.clearanceshoesoutletstore.com/asics-onitsuka-tiger-usa.html . Calgary scored on the first shift, and Michael Cammalleri scored twice as the Flames cruised to a 5-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday. UCLA freshman big man Ike Anigbogu will miss four to six weeks with a torn meniscus in his right knee.Bruins coach Steve Alford disclosed the injury on Tuesday afternoon and a UCLA spokesman confirmed the injury to ESPN.The 6-foot-10, 250-pound Anigbogu (ESPN, No. 60) wasnt quite as highly regarded as the other two members of UCLAs freshman cclass -- Lonzo Ball (ESPN, No. Nike Roshe 2 Mens. 4) and T.J. Leaf (ESPN, No. 13) -- but he is expected to play a significant role this season.The Bruins open the regular season Nov. 11 against?Pacific?at Pauley Pavilion. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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GRAYSON, Ga. Jake McCabe Sabres Jersey . -- Falcons coach Dan Quinn likes what he has seen from C.J. Goodwin, a former receiver turned cornerback.With Desmond Trufant held out of Friday nights practice at Grayson High School because of a hip injury, Goodwin manned the starting job at left cornerback.Its been a considerable climb up the depth chart for Goodwin, who spent 2014 as a receiver on Pittsburghs practice squad and joined Atlantas practice squad last November.Last year in practice, Quinn wanted to see what would happen if he lined up Goodwin at cornerback a few times opposite All-Pro receiver Julio Jones. Goodwin made enough plays on the ball for Quinn to move him to defense earlier this year.He had an interception in the end zone Friday against No. 2 quarterback Matt Schaub on a pass intended for tight end Austin Hooper in a two-minute situation.We know Goodwin has the ball skills, Quinn said. Were anxious to see him this preseason. Hes got length. Hes got speed. Hes got some of the prerequisites. He does not look out of place playing defensive back. Marquand has done a good job training him.---BACK IN THE SADDLEFormer Saints receiver Lance Moore signed Friday to compete for the No. 5 spot at his position.Jones, Mohamed Sanu and Justin Hardy are Nos. 1-3. Rookie Devin Fuller, a seventh-round draft pick, is an option at No. 4 because he was a standout return specialist at UCLA.Moore spent eight years with New Orleans and 389 career receptions for 4,816 yards and 44 touchdowns, but he also has to beat out Eric Weems, a former Pro Bowl selection on special teams. Weems has played in 16 games each of the last seven years.Aldrick Robinson is on the depth chart, too, and caught 30 passes for Washington in 2012-13 under Falcons and former Redskins offensive coordinator Mike Shanahan.Moore had a combined 43 catches the last two years with Pittsburgh and Detroit.Its an opportunity to extend my career, to play some more ball and play for a great franchise, Moore said. Great quarterback (in Matt Ryan) and definitely some awesome pieces on this offense. Im definitely going do whatever I can, not only to make this team but to make this team better.DEPTH CHART SHUFFLEVeteran linebackers Paul Worrilow and Sean Weatherspoon worked with the No. 2 defense as Deion Jones and DeVondre Campbell manned starting jobs along with strongside starter Vic Beasley.Jones, a second-round draft pick from LSU, worked as the starter at middle linebacker. Campbell, a fourth-rounder from Minnesota, worked as the weakside starter.INJURY UPDATERunning back Tevin Coleman returned to practice after missing two days with a sore foot---AP NFL website: http://www.pro32.ap.org and AP NFL Twitter feed: http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL Brian Gionta Sabres Jersey . It just didnt show when he hit the ice. Berra made 42 saves and Kris Russell scored at 1:32 of overtime, lifting the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night. Rasmus Ristolainen Jersey . 10 Texas Rangers jersey for one last time. Young formally announced his retirement Friday after returning to Rangers Ballpark, his baseball home for all but the last of his 13 major league seasons. http://www.officialsabreshockeyauthentic.com/alexander-nylander-jersey/ . Didier Drogba gave away the penalty that put Senegal one goal away from a major upset, but the veteran striker will get another chance -- probably his last -- at the World Cup after Salomon Kalous injury-time strike sealed the Ivorians place in Brazil next year. Gold Coast players ditching training to join the hunt for a missing girl on Monday was not a hard decision to make, defender Steven May says.The Suns have been praised for joining the hundreds of locals who took to the streets of the Gold Coast in the quest to find five-year-old Jocelyn Lewis.May said teammate David Swallow had broken the news at a team meeting and suggested they should help out.It was a no-brainer really, May said.A girl had gone missing in our vicinity, we pride ourselves on being a community-based club and thats the culture were trying to breed hhere. Robin Lehner Sabres Jersey. Coaching staff agreed to let the players ditch training to pound the streets.While the Suns attempts didnt bear fruit, May said the news Jocelyn had been found safe and well by two women shortly after they returned to their training complex was a relief to all.We were still pretty devastated because no-one had found her and then we got the news and it obviously lightened up the gym and the boys finished the day off well. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. Chris Kelly Senators Jersey . -- Notre Dame hit fast and hard and spread the wealth Wednesday night on offense.V.J. Beachem and Bonzie Colson each scored 16 points to lead Notre Dame to a 92-49 win over Seattle University in the second round of the Legends Classic.Junior point guard Matt Farrell chipped in a career-high 13 points for the Irish (2-0), who took control early with a 15-2 run and led by 31 at halftime.We were very ready to go, said Notre Dame coach Mike Brey. We shot it great because we passed it even better than we shot it.Steve Vasturia also finished with 13 points as six Irish players scored in double digits, and they finished with 23 assists.That just shows were sharing the ball and playing together, Beachem said. Thats our number one key to success, offensively.After hitting just 3 of 16 3-point tries in their opening win over Bryant, the Irish knocked down 10 in the first half alone.Matej Kavas scored 11 to pace Seattle (1-2). Redhawks leading scorer Brendan Westendorf, who came in averaging 19.5 points, did not score after missing all eight of his field-goal attempts, including seven from 3-point range.He wasnt the only Redhawk who struggled as Seattle shot just 29 percent while committing 21 turnovers.Bottom line is, we were manhandled, said Seattle coach Cameron Dollar. We didnt have the competitive spirit we normally have.After being outrebounded by Bryant last Saturday, Notre Dame edged Seattle on the boards, 40-33, with Colsons eight leading the way.POINT THREATAfter looking to pass first rather shoot in Notre Dames first game, Farrell fired away from deep and hit three 3-pointers, while still managing to dish out four assists.I love getting other people involved, thats something Ive always done, but if I get an open shot, Ive got to take it, Farrell said. Thats something the coaching staffs been on me a lot. They want me to be more aggressive.HE SAID ITBrey: One of the officials grabbed me at the end and said, `Man, youve got a great vibe. Your guys really like playing together. And thats quite a compliment. You can imagine how many different teams and vibes hes around in heated atmospheres, and I let our guys know that.BIG PICTURESeattle: The Redhawks, who play all five of their Legends Classic contests on the road, faced Notre Dame for the first time. After playing Colorado tough in a 12-point loss in Boulder last week, this one got away from the Redhawks, who trailed by 20 with 6:25 still to play in the first half.Notre Dame: Unselfish offense by the Irish continued to impress Wednesday night, as the Irish are averaging 90.5 points after two games.UP NEXTSeattle: Meets Louisiana-Monroe on Monday in the Legends Classic at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington.Notre Dame: Host to Loyola (Maryland) on Friday, its third straight home game to open the season before facing Colorado in the Legends Classic at Barclays Center in Brooklyn Chris Driedger Senators Jersey . 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 form of Canberra Raiders pair Jordan Rapana and Joseph Tapine has been rewarded with places in the Kiwis training squad for looming internationals.The uncapped duo join North Queensland Cowboys joint Dally M Medal winner Jason Taumalolo in the wider group, after their clubs were eliminated from the NRL playoffs in last weekends semi-finals.Rapana has been one of the NRLs form wingers this season, scoring 23 tries and making 26 line-breaks, leading the competition in both categories.A former New Zealand Maori representative, he has also played internationally for Cook Islands.He made a strong case for Kiwis inclusion, benefiting from his destructive combination with centre Joey Leilua down the Raiders right flank.Tapine is a former Junior Kiwi, who transferred from Newcastle Knights to Canberra mid-season and immediately made an impact off the bench.Wrecking ball forward Taumalolo debuted for the Kiwis during the 2014 Four Nations and last played for the national side against Australia in the loss in May.Meanwhile, Wests Tigers centre Tim Simona and Brisbane Broncos second row Alex Glenn have dropped out of contention through injury. Erik Karlsson Jersey. .Those changes bring the wider squad number to 32, with a squad of 24 to be finalised next week after Sundays NRL Premiership final between the Melbourne Storm and Cronulla Sharks.The Kiwis play Australia in a Test in Perth on October 15 followed by the Four Nations tournament in England.Kiwis train-on squad:Adam Blair, Lewis Brown, Greg Eastwood, James Fisher-Harris, Addin Fonua-Blake, David Fusitua, Shaun Johnson, Jordan Kahu, Solomone Kata, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Thomas Leuluai, Sam Lisone, Isaac Liu, Tuimoala Lolohea, Issac Luke, Simon Mannering, Te Maire Martin, Suaia Matagi, Manu Mau, Sam Moa, Jason Nightingale, Jordan Rapana, Brad Takairangi, Joseph Tapine, Jason Taumalolo, Martin Taupau, Elijah Taylor, Jazz Tevaga, Bodene Thompson, Manu Vatuvei, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, Dallin Watene-Zelezniak. 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IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Brady Ellingson hopes this early scoring outburst cements his role as Iowas sharpshooter off bench. Tanner Pearson Kings Jersey .Ellingson scored 21 of his career-high 23 points in the first half, Cordell Pemsl added 18 points and nine rebounds and Iowa breezed to a 116-84 win over Savannah State on Sunday.The Hawkeyes (2-0) made a school-record 18 3-pointers and led by at least 20 points the entire second half. Iowas 116 points are the most in Fran McCafferys six seasons as coach and tied for the seventh most in program history.Ellingson hit 4 of 6 3-pointers -- a much-needed confidence boost after a rough start to his college career. The sophomore guard battled a foot injury during a redshirt season two years ago and was in and out of the rotation last season because of inconsistent play.(My confidence) was really high, Ellingson said. I was really open, so I got to set my feet.Troyce Manassa had 14 points and 11 rebounds for Savannah State (0-2), which committed 20 turnovers.Tyler Cook scored 14 points and Peter Jok had 13 for the Hawkeyes. Nicholas Baer added nine points and a career-best six assists. Iowas bench scored 76 points -- led by Ellingson.The Hawkeyes were out-rebounded in the first half, but came back to edge the Tigers 52-40 on the boards.Iowa has won 39 of its last 40 non-conference home games.BIG PICTUREIowa: Pemsl wasnt the most prolific recruit in McCafferys freshman class, but hes clearly going to be a factor off the bench for Iowa. At 6-foot-8 and 250 pounds, Pemsl is strong, but he has a great handle around the rim. Pemsl made all seven of his field goal tries and converted four and-one opportunities.Hes just a really skilled big man, McCaffery said. He has an innate ability to make a decision in traffic.Savannah State: The Tigers have allowed 113 and 116 points in their first two games. They mixed up man and zone defenses against Iowa -- neither were very effective. Savannah State had the best scoring defense in the MEAC last season, but it lost four starters from that team.STAR WATCHJok never got into a shooting rhythm against the Tigers, finishing 5 of 15 from the floor. The senior made only one of his first six shot attempts.This was two days after Jok scored 27 points against Kennesaw State -- the most by a Hawkeye in a season opener since Adam Haulskas 29 against The Citadel in 2006. Joks 27 points was also the most by a Big Ten player among Fridays games.HE SAID ITWe would have preferred a little more of a mixture of penetration, but we have good 3-point shooters, McCaffery said. And we were open.The Hawkeyes attempted a school-record 43 3-pointers. Iowa made just 7 of 22 3s in Fridays opener.UP NEXTIowa faces its first real challenge of the season on Thursday against Seton Hall (2-0) as part of the Big Ten- Big East series.Savannah State plays Middle Georgia State in its home opener on Thursday before another tough test at Memphis next weekend. Rob Scuderi Kings Jersey . There was no hesitation from the 40th-ranked Pospisil, from Vernon, B.C., who admitted that he cut back on his training sessions over the last few days to conserve energy as the long ATP season finishes next week at the Paris Masters. Alec Martinez Kings Jersey . But when it comes to determining if Raymond will find a place on the Leafs roster when training camp concludes in a week, well, that decision will ultimately fall to the head coach. http://www.authentickingsnhlhockey.com/tyler-toffoli-jersey/ . In the response filed Wednesday to the complaint by 30-year-old Alexander Bradley, attorneys say the former University of Florida player is invoking his Fifth Amendment right that protects people from incriminating themselves.Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva is confident he will be fit enough to play a part in the teams end of season run in. The 29-year-old last played in the League Cup final defeat to Manchester City on 28 February, when he injured his thigh during the penalty shoot-out at Wembley.Lucas was part of the Liverpool squad which travelled to Tenerife to a training camp last week, and he is hoping to be  available for the Europa League quarter-final tie against Borussia Dortmund. Im pushing really hard and working really hard to be back as soon as possible, Lucas told the clubs official website. Time will tell if I will be able to make it.Its going really well, Im progressing very well. Hopefully it wont be too long now until Im back to full training, and hopefully Ill play a big part at the end of the season.The Brazilian believes the venture to the Spanish island was positive and he expects the benefits of the trip to become apparent in the final weeks of the campaign.Lucas said: It was brilliant. Something like that has never happened before; its great credit to the manager for having the idea to take alll the players who were not on international duty and the staff as well. Drew Doughty Jersey. It was a good chance to take our families, to be closer to each other and know each other better. It was a great idea to go out, get a little bit of sun and come back for these last six weeks of the season, which will be very intense.We were still working in training and for me, doing rehab. It was just going out to get a bit of sun and change the place a little bit. Its going to be a very intense six weeks and we are all ready to make the most of it. 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SHIFTAPALOOZA --?Bartolo Colon is on the mound with Anthony Rendon on first. Curtis Glencross Jersey . The ball is hit right back to Colon and he quickly throws to Asdrubal Cabrera at second, forcing Rendon to slide early. Rendon pops up well before the base. Cabrera has all day to find his lane, collect his thoughts, maybe even order pizza. Its as if the double play is going in slow motion. Runners are establishing their lanes early and, even if they go hard into that lane, the fielder has time to find his way around it, easily.This is a play that, in 2015, would have given Rendon a chance to disrupt Cabrera with a contact slide. But in 2016, runners are going to extremes to avoid violating the new slide rule.A close play at second base to start a double play no longer involves contact and no longer involves the take-out slide. It is a free pass to convert, and yet conversions are not increasing in percentage.The slide rule has not made it easier to turn a double play.Baseball Info Solutions Data compiles research that focuses on the conversion rate of double plays. They measure the number of opportunities a middle infielder gets to either start or receive a double play in a pivot. Here is a look at the data so far, with a wide sample of players rates of converting the double play from 2015 and 2016. It is based on the double-play opportunity starting from the listed position.Many of these listed players are tops in defensive runs saved or had Gold Glove on their résumé. Given the wide range of players ages and reputations, the general downward conversion rate spares no one. So we can look at arm strength and quickness, footwork and positioning, and recognize there are many factors that go into an infielder turning a DP. We also have to consider that an infielder can be fantastic in his own right, but if he has a mediocre partner feeding him the ball or turning it for him, there is not much he can do to improve his data. But just to eliminate any questions about the pivot infielder messing it up for the guy starting the DP, the pivot conversion for all of MLB is down from 64 percent in 2015 to 62.1 in 2016. So these same players are on average also converting fewer when their DP partner is starting the double play, too. Take 2015 Gold-Glove Award Winner?Brandon Crawford, for example. When he is the pivot infielder, his conversion rate is down from 71.2 percent in 2015 to 59.6 in 2016.I did not expect to discover that the rate of turning double plays would go down for any middle infielder from 2015 to 2016 given the contact-free environment.Keep in mind that the slide rule was not added in a vacuum. There were other factors. And to MLBs credit, the organization realized that the onus should not just be on the runners; for decades, fielders were finding tricky ways to not really touch second base, relying on magic tricks and illusions.?But the lower conversion rate of double plays is decided by two factors: the neighborhood play and the shift.For years, fielders had been gliding across the base, scraping air or jumping over the bag after using it as a trampoline. Now, they have to exact their skills. The infielders have to be on the base while receiving and throwing the baseball.I am making sure I am on that bag now, said Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Josh Harrison. That could be a reason.That split second to confirm they have the ball and touch the base may be slowing down their pivot just a hair, giving the runner that extra step -- the difference between a double play and a fielders choice.The unintended consequence is that fielders no longer have to be as nimble to avoid contact. But the numbers are saying the fielders arent finding an advantage in this freedom. The base is acting more like an anchor, not a springboard.It could be due to old habits.Guys still go in hard, Harrison added. I still act like we are operating with the old rule.In speaking briefly with Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia, he saw little change from the rule, partly because he has elected not to change his approach. He has been one of the best second baseman in the game defensively, so why change anything, even if the runner is giving you an open door to first base?St. Louis Cardinals utility infielder Jedd Gyorko, who has high marks in converting the DP as a second baseman, went a step further when asked about the need to hold the bag.I dont think much has changed. I cant recall a fielder having the neighborhood call against him, Gyorko said. The runner was not much of a factor in my approach before; I approach it the same.Cards coach and former major league infielder David Bell added: I bet that when you slow it down, when we thought it was a neighborhood play, it turns out they were on the bag. These guys were so quick that it looked like they werent on it as they caught the ball.But how can eliminating a take-out slide be a non-factor? According to former big league shortstop Jimmy Rollins, the shift is instrumental. He?held down shortstop for 15 years, including his 2016 season with the Chicago White Sox.It is much easier to turn a double play with the runner not being able to take you out, Rollins said. The neighborhood play I dont think has nearly as much to do with it as the shift does. Putting guys in a position to turn it that may not be accustomed to doing so is a factor; also having a defense in a position that is not conducive for more double plays is another. Shifts take away hits ... but it makes the double play, in many instances, less of a priority.Pirates coach Rick Sofield echoed Rollins thoughts.Guys are no longer in standard positions. Sometimes, they have a lot of ground to cover to start that double play, Sofield said.Defenses have been increasing the number of shifts exponentially over the past five seasons. It is less of a priority to keep equal spacing for the double play and more of a priority to defend the hitter. Third basemen may be receiving throws from middle infielders to turn the DP, or defenders have to run long distances to make the turn, placing them in unorthodox positions to convert the play into two outs -- all costing precious time to get that runner heading to first.The data supports the idea that shifts are playing a larger role in the conversion rate of double plays. For starters, the number of shifts each year has continued to rampantly increase from the previous year:2010 -- 2,463 2011 -- 2,350 2012 -- 4,577 2013 -- 6,882 2014 -- 13,299 2015 -- 17,744 2016 -- 17,122?(on pace for 28,284!)And now with new types of shifts (take the Baltimore Orioles having six outfielders against Victor Martinez), we are finding that opportunities for double plays are occurring more and more within shifted defenses. Partly because there are simply more shifts, and partly because of better positioning.However, shifted defenses circa 2016 are less likely to turn the double play than conventional double-play alignments, underscoring the point regarding unorthodox pivot men and exchanges.As BIS Data president Ben Jedlovec explained, the shift is creating more double-play chances, turning would-be hits into forceouts or double plays. And the shift was creating enough new chances to offset the lower conversion rate. But a continued drop in conversion rates might have shifted that balance.Since 2013, the shifted double-play conversion has gone down more than 13 percentage points for second basemen and more than 6 percentage points for shortstops. Both positions experienced a big drop-off in 2016 from 2015, coincidentally when the new slide rule was added.The take-out opportunity may have been only a small percentage of double plays, even in the past, but the mental comfort of having to find a lane to throw must have value. That value may not be easily quantified. Heres the new normal: The Orioles may have more defensive alignments than the Baltimore Ravens.Meanwhile, the skill of evasive tactics, made more famous by the Wizard, Ozzie Smith, will erode with this new slide rule, which could be the necessary step to make players safer. But there is a generational question here. Younger players will eventually come up to the big leagues not expecting contact at all, working with the lanes clear and the luxury of uninterrupted time. It is clear from talking to coaches, players and managers that despite the rule, it will take time for players to change their instincts.?If MLB set out to make a rule that will have an impact without changing results, the numbers show it has accomplished its goal -- so far. The double play is converted at roughly the same rate as in previous years. But it may be more a function of Shiftapalooza. As Red Sox manager John Farrell explained, When we first started these shifts, the infield errors skyrocketed. Guys were making throws they were not used to, but that has calmed down.The same may be true as infielders learn to turn more unique double plays. Welcome to the adjustment period. Problem is, defensive analytics may always be ahead of that adjustment. Sean Monahan Jersey . 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The world No 3 saw his hopes of defending his Wells Fargo Championship title all-but ended with a one-over 73 on Saturday, but saved his best until last with a six-under 66 on Sunday.McIlroy, who also claimed his first PGA Tour victory in the tournament back in 2010, mixed eight birdies with two bogeys during the final round and believes he had the opportunity to get even closer to the top of the leaderboard. McIlroy and Phil Mickelson both posted 66s on Sunday If you take away the two fives at the start and the end, it was a pretty good scorecard, McIlroy told Sky Sports. I drove the ball well, hit a lot of better iron shots and converted a lot of chances.I did a lot of things right. Looking back at the 73s I shot in the first and third round, I probably just left myself a bit much to do going in to today.A 66 is a really good score and Im positive and confident going in to the next couple of weeks. The Players is a place where Ive continued to do a little bit better each and every year, and Im looking forward to next week with my game rounding in to a little bit of form. The world No 3 played alongside Adam Scott during the final round McIlroy made the worst start by ffailing to get up-and-down at the first, but bounced back by holing a six-footer at the fourth and a two-putt birdie from close-range at the next. Theoren Fleury Flames Jersey. Back-to-back gains from the seventh saw the Northern Irishman reach the turn in 33, before he continued his move up the leaderboard by following a birdie-three at the 10th with a 25-footer at the 11th.The two-time Quail Hollow champion left a kick-in gain at 14 and picked up another shot at the 16th to move within two of the lead, only to finish with a bogey after narrowly avoiding the hazard with his approach in to the last. McIlroy misjudged his approach in to the par-four 18th It has been a good day overall and I felt like I had a chance around the middle of the back nine to post a number, but it just wasnt meant to be, McIlroy added.  I was trying to post 10-under-par, that was the score in my mind, so I needed to birdie the last couple of holes.If I had two shots to take back, then the drive on 15 and the second shot at the last could have made it a different story. There were two soft bogeys at the first and at the 18th. At 18, it was just a complete wrong shot selection and it just wasnt the right shot to play.Watch Rory McIlroy in action at the Players Championship from May 12-15 live on Sky Sports 4 - your home of golf Also See: Rory takes encouragement Wells Fargo leaderboard Wells Fargo: R3 highlights Golf live on Sky Sports 4 Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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LOS ANGELES --?Rich Hill says he is starting for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday in the deciding Game 5 of the National League Division Series at Washington. Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit Uomo .The Dodgers would not confirm the decision.The Dodgers and Washington Nationals have put on an entertaining battle on the baseball field in the first four games of the NLDS. Their off-field battle has been just as entertaining.From holding out on naming their starters, to the move by Nationals manager Dusty Baker to suggest that Clayton Kershaw balks on his move to first base, there has been no shortage of passive-aggressive jabs taken back and forth.Perhaps Hill did not get the message that the Dodgers were not done playing the game that the Nationals appeared to have started when they refused to reveal a Game 2 starter, only to then make it official with Baker saying the club knew all along.The Dodgers appeared to be down to left-handers, Hill and Julio Urias, for the start in the NLDS clincher. If Hill gets the nod, Urias could still be used out of the bullpen for multiple innings at the first sign of trouble.Whatever the Dodgers decide to do, it wont be easy up against Nationals ace Max Scherzer.You know what, we didnt use Julio, so its going to be a collection of arms, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. You know, I think that we talked about Rich as an option, obviously. But so is Julio and how we want to strategize to win Game 5, were going to talk through it. But its nice now that we didnt have to go to Julio, so hes certainly an option.Weve got some guys in the pen that didnt pitch tonight, today. So weve got some good options.If Hill gets the start, as expected, he will be working on short rest for just the second time in his career. He did it once early in his career during the regular season with the Chicago Cubs. But he does have relief experience, so coming back early is not entirely foreign.Kershaw pitched on short rest Tuesday in a game the Dodgers won and said the key to accomplishing the task with success is wanting to be out there.It is a cliché saying, but this is why you play, Hill said. There is nothing to hold back. I know its short rest, but physically I feel great. Nike Flyknit Lunar 2 Grigie . In Europe, top teams seem to be largely happy with their squads after spending nearly $1 billion in the off-season. And although English league clubs are unlikely to splash cash in January, Arsenal and Chelsea could be tempted to strengthen their squads with new strikers. Nike Flyknit Lunar 2 . Manuel was offered a position the day he was fired. He accepted earlier this week and the team made the announcement Friday. http://www.rosheone-italia.com/nike-roshe-one-colori/nike-roshe-one-nere.html . Traditional contenders Brazil, Greece and Turkey drew the other three spots to complete the 24-team field for this summers tournament in Spain, basketball governing body FIBA announced Saturday at its meeting in Barcelona. HOUSTON -- If there was even a smidgen of concern encroaching after the Houston Astros dropped their first home series in more than a month over the weekend against the Chicago White Sox, it subsided Tuesday night.Behind a fourth consecutive quality start from ace left-hander Dallas Keuchel, the Astros defeated the Mariners 5-2 and claimed the series against their American League West rivals. Houston (45-39) will pursue the sweep Wednesday night behind right-hander Mike Fiers.Fiers (6-3, 4.12 ERA) is seeking his fourth consecutive victory after tossing six scoreless innings against the White Sox on July 1. Fiers will face the Mariners for the first time this season and the second time in his career, having allowed four runs (three earned) on five hits and one walk with seven strikeouts over 5 2/3 innings in his previous outing.Momentum is as good as the starting pitcher on any given night, and previous to Keuchel working six strong innings against the Mariners, right-hander Lance McCullers produced his best start of the season in a 2-1 victory on Monday night. With Fiers pitching effectively of late, getting Keuchel into the mix of rolling starters bodes well for the Astros.I dont feel like Im on a roll, said Keuchel, who is 3-0 with a 3.20 ERA over his last four starts -- all Astros wins. I just feel like Im coming out every start and giving the team a chance to win now and thats a good feeling.It was definitely a good first start after the halfway mark and I know its a long season so there was no panic, there was nothing to be mad at except me making some bad pitches. Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit 2015. Id rather finish well than start well so its getting there.For the Mariners (43-41), their concerns are larger than averting a sweep.Right-hander Taijuan Walker exited a third start early in his last five outings, departing after four rocky innings in which he allowed five runs and three homers, all to left-handed hitters. Walker had his spot in the rotation skipped after leaving consecutive starts against the Rays and Red Sox in mid-June but appeared to rebound against the Orioles last week.But that optimism was short-lived. Even while warming up in the bullpen, Walker felt discomfort, and it was clear even after the first inning as he gingerly descended the dugout stairs that he was in pain.Its been sore for a while, and every time he goes out there, I think you have your fingers crossed that he can get over the hump, and he really hasnt been able to feel good about being on his legs, Mariners manager Scott Servais said of Walker. This game is about your lower half and being able to use it on the mound or in the batters box.Mariners left-hander Wade LeBlanc (1-0, 1.50 ERA) will get the ball on Wednesday night. He will be making his third start of the season, having made his Seattle debut on June 24 against the Cardinals. In three career appearances against the Astros (one start), LeBlanc has not posted a decision while recording a 1.69 ERA. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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