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A social media protest against Reebok, the UFCs exclusive apparel provider, has evidently cost former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum a commentating job. Adidas NMD Comprar .Earlier this week, Werdum, 39, posted an Instagram image in which a Nike logo was added onto a photo of him in a Reebok uniform.Attached to the image, Werdum wrote in Portuguese that he is not generic.In another Instagram post on Friday, Werdum stated he had been terminated from his role as a UFC broadcaster in Latin America, due to his criticism of Reebok.I just want to make everything clear about my post of Nike and Reebok, Werdum wrote. I did this to protest about the sponsorship. Before Reebok got into UFC, all the fighters used to do a lot of money with other sponsors, including me, and now they paying me only $5,000 per fight.I didnt get penalized because I have no contract with [Reebok], but they cut me out of the TV broadcast.UFC officials did not immediately respond to requests for comment.Werdum (21-6-1) is scheduled to face Cain Velasquez at UFC 207 on Dec. 30. Under the terms of the UFC-Reebok deal, which was signed in 2014, Werdum is eligible to receive $10,000 per fight. As a champion, he made $40,000 in a May fight against Stipe Miocic.Many UFC athletes have complained about the Reebok deal, which effectively banned outside sponsors from entering the Octagon. Fighters are still allowed to sign independent sponsors, but are heavily restricted on where and when they can wear different clothing companies. Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 España . Despite the cost, effort and an improved steroid test, its possible that very few -- if any -- positives will be detected, Dr. Richard Budgett told The Associated Press in an interview. "We just dont know what the results from Torino will be," Budgett said. Adidas NMD R1 Hombre . 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.nmdbaratasoutlet.es/adidas-nmd-r1-baratas/adidas-nmd-r1-mujer.html .com) - The red-hot Los Angeles Kings will try to extend their winning streak to a season-high seven games when they visit the Edmonton Oilers for Sundays clash at Rexall Place. SESTRIERE, Italy -- Tessa Worley won her second straight World Cup giant slalom Saturday after first-run leader Mikaela Shiffrin struggled in her second trip down the 2006 Turin Olympics course.After placing third in the opening run, Worley captured her 10th career giant slalom win to match the French record set by Carole Merle between 1988 and 1993.Worley finished 0.15 seconds ahead of rising Italian skier Sofia Goggia and 0.29 in front of defending overall World Cup champion Lara Gut of Switzerland.Its a tough day to win, said Worley, the giant slalom (GS) world champion in 2013. Those girls are fighting hard, and I try to fight a bit harder.It was a memorable day for the French team with Alexis Pinturault winning a mens GS on home snow in Val dIsere.Worley also won a GS in Killington, Vermont, two weeks ago.Shiffrin, the American who won the slalom at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, lost a big chunk of time early in her second run after getting thrown off course. She finishhed sixth. Adidas Tubular x Primeknit. Shiffrins lead over Gut in the overall standings was cut to eight points, although Shiffrin will be the favorite in a slalom Sunday on the Giovanni Agnelli course.Goggia is third overall, 51 points back.It was Goggias fourth podium result in six races -- and three different disciplines -- this season.Goggia made serious mistakes in each run, but her attacking style kept her in contention and kept the partisan crowd on its feet.Conditions were perfect, with the race held under clear, sunny skies. The snow was hard and icy.A surprise came from Simone Wild, a 23-year-old Swiss racer, who placed seventh with the No. 27 bib.The womens World Cup circuit had not stopped in Sestriere since 2008.Julia Mancuso won the GS on the Agnelli course during the 2006 Olympics.The slope is pretty technical. Its pretty complete, Worley said. 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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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Some at-the-buzzer instant analysis from press row at the Carioca Arena 1 after Team USA, after what has to be classified as far more than a scare, had to rally in the second half to improve to 3-0 in Group A play with 98-88 victory over Australia. Cheap Lonzo Ball Jersey .How It Happened: The first tough test of Team USAs summer was way tougher than it ever dreamed.The Aussies showed zero fear in what, given what weve seen from the yellow and green in Rio thus far, might well turn out to be a preview of the gold-medal game.How confident is Australia that it has a real shot at a medal here? According to the pregame rumbles in circulation in the media tribune, Australia showed up with some loose plans to hold back some against Team USA ... in the hope that itll have a second shot to play the United States with a medal on the line next week.One team source went as far as telling ESPN.com that Australia coach Andrej Lemanis was prepared to limit his starters minutes in the second half -- while using only half of his playbook -- so as not to give away too much in this group-play encounter.Yet Lemanis had no choice but to detour from the Gregg Popovich-style subterfuge route as the evening wore on.Because his team played so well.After taking a five-point halftime lead and refusing to go away when Team USA tried to up the intensity after intermission, Australias players essentially forced their coach to go for the win.Team USA ultimately found some separation in the final quarter, with Carmelo Anthony draining a wing triple inside the final six minutes to make it 83-76. Another Anthony 3 soon after upped the lead to 88-80.It was enough of a cushion, once?Kyrie Irving?nailed a late 3 of his own, to allow the Americans to hang in there, with?Anthony totaling a game-high 31 points to surpass?LeBron James as the programs all-time leading scorer in the Olympics.The Patty Mills-led Aussies were virtually flawless in the first half, shooting 68 percent from the field and causing a variety of problems with their execution.They forced?DeMarcus Cousins into immediate foul trouble. Matthew Dellavedova, guarding Paul George at the start instead of Irving, baited George into a shove inside three minutes that earned PG-13 a technical foul. They built leads of eight points in the first quarter and, perhaps more tellingly, then a seven-point edge in the second with only one starter (Dellavedova) on the floor.Down 46-39 late in the second quarter, Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski was actually forced to a call a momentum-snapping timeout, which doesnt happen to the Americans every day.The 54-49 halftime deficit for Team USA was its first in the Olympics since the 2004 Summer Games in Athens, when Argentina led at intermission in the semifinals en route to a victory that would ultimately lead to a historic gold medal for Manu Ginobili and force the Americans to settle for a humbling bronze.This is the fourth consecutive Olympics that Team USA has met Australia. After a mere 10-point win in 2004, routs of 31 and 33 points followed in 2008 and 2012.But the continuity and chemistry that these Aussies clearly have, making the Americans look like semi-strangers at times, has certainly and suddenly given Krzyzewski something to think about.The Streak: Thats now 71 wins in a row and counting for Krzyzewski; 19 consecutive victories in Olympic play, 19 in FIBA World Cup tournaments, 10 in Olympic qualifiers and another 23 wins in exhibition games. The Americans previously tasted defeat in the semifinals of the 2006 FIBA World Championship against Greece and launched this streak on Sept. 2, 2006, with a 96-81 victory over Argentina in the bronze-medal game in Japan.Play Of The Game: With just 36.3 seconds to go, Australia was still within five points at 93-88, having forced a turnover after the Americans seemingly saved themselves with a clutch George offensive rebound.The Americans had to ?have a stop to get out alive.?Klay Thompson duly delivered some sticky defense on Mills (30 points) in the corner and forced the ball out of the hands of Australias top scorer.Joe Ingles missed the ensuing shot that Mills was denied, enabling Team USA to finally seal the victory in the toughest game it has faced since narrow victories over Lithuania and Spain in the 2012 London Olympics.Numbers Game: With Thompson in uniform for Team USA and Aron Baynes and Brock Motum suiting for Australia, this game unexpectedly featured three Washington State alumni.Its really cool, Thompson said. I never thought wed be playing each other in the Olympics, so its really special.The tournament actually features four players with Washington State ties, but Nigeria guard Josh Akognon left the Cougars after two seasons to transfer to Cal State Fullerton.Thompson quickly became one of Krzyzewskis favorite players with his effectiveness at both ends in the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain, but he entered this reunion with Baynes and Motum struggling big-time, having connected on just 1-of-11 attempts from the field (0-for-7 from 3-point range) in Team USAs first two games.Thompson, in fact, lost his spot in the starting lineup Wednesday night to George, but he did manage to pick up his play as a reserve, though it didnt necessary look like it in the box score with six points (on a mere 2-for-9 shooting) and four rebounds.I really want to get this win, Thompson said Tuesday on the eve of the Australia showdown, so I can have bragging rights for years to come.Team USA is now 8-0 all time against the Aussies in Olympic play, making them its third-most frequent victim. The full breakdown:One leftover bit of housekeeping from Monday nights win over Venezuela: Team USAs 32 converted foul shots out of 38 tied a mens Olympic single-game record for makes.Whats Next: Thursday is another a practice day for Team USA at the famed Clube De Regatas Do Flamengo in advance of Fridays Group A game against Serbia.And thatll be a rematch of the 2014 FIBA World Cup final in Spain against Serbia, which represents what many consider to be the highlight of Cousins professional career to date.With Team USA struggling early to shake loose of the Milos Teodosic-led Serbs, Cousins came off the bench and changed the game with his defense, size and aggression, sparking the Americans 17-3 comeback run that erased an early five-point deficit and sent them on their way to a 37-point rout to clinch the gold medal.So perhaps this reunion with the Serbs will be the spark Cousins needs after he has been tormented by foul trouble in the Americans last two games.Teodosic, 29, is still running the show for Serbia, whose coach Sasha Djordjevic -- after quarterbacking this team so adeptly in his own right through the 80s and 90s -- is as candid and entertaining in the interview room as any coach in the tournament.But the Serbs are coming off a crushing 76-75 loss to France, which was preceded by a 95-80 defeat to Australia in which Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic was clearly flummoxed by the Australians cagey big men.NBA fans undoubtedly would have loved the sight of Jokic teaming up alongside lovable behemoth Boban Marjanovic, but Marjanovic elected not to play for Serbia in these Olympics after leaving San Antonio to join the Detroit Pistons in free agency. 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The loss snapped an eight-game winning streak in the series.It was one of many streaks that would fall this season. Oregon finished 4-8 overall and at the bottom of the Pac-12 North standings at 2-7 -- snapping a run of nine straight winning seasons in conference play.The final loss meant that Oregon wouldnt be making a postseason appearance for the first time since 2004. The Ducks had finished every season ranked in the AP Top 25 since 2007.It also threw coach Mark Helfrichs future with the team in doubt, as well as the direction of the program. Just moments after the Ducks left the field at Oregon State, Helfrich was asked about his job security.Nobodys job is safe in college football, he said. Thats just the nature of the beast.Oregon hasnt fired a head coach since 1976 when Don Read was let go after three seasons.At the final media availability of the season, the morning after the Civil War loss, Helfrich said he had called athletic director Rob Mullens to inquire about his status. The two were going to meet this week.Helfrich tried to be positive, but conceded it was out of his control.We needed to win more games this year and I get that, he said. There are a lot of factors involved there but all that stuff is up for debate and determination by people that arent me. I think weve got a great team coming back, a very talented team coming back, and thats exciting.The Ducks started the season with promise, ranked No. 24 in the preseason AP poll. For the second straight season, Oregon brought in an experienced graduate transfer at quarterback -- this time Dakota Prukop from Montana State.The Ducks also hired a new defensive coordinator, former Michigan coach Brady Hoke, who installed a 4-3 scheme. Matt Lubick was promoted from within to replace departed offensive coordinator Sccott Frost, and David Yost was named quarterbacks coach. Lonzo Ball Jersey. The defense appeared shaky but the Ducks nonetheless won their first two games, against UC Davis and Virginia. A 35-32 loss at Nebraska started a five-game slide -- the longest for the Ducks in 20 years -- which finally ended at home with a 54-35 victory over Arizona State on Oct. 29.While mired in the losing streak, the Ducks benched Prukop in favor of freshman Justin Herbert, who in the end was one of the few bright spots in an otherwise dismal season.Herberts first start was a daunting one, against No. 5 Washington. The Huskies routed the Ducks 70-21 to snap a 12-game losing streak in the series. But Herbert would go on to finish the season ranked fourth on Oregons all-time list for completion percentage at 63.5 percent. He threw for 1,936 yards and 19 touchdowns with four interceptions in nine appearances.Junior Royce Freeman, mentioned as a Heisman Trophy hopeful at the start of the season, rushed for 945 yards and nine touchdowns but was slowed by injury. A possible NFL draft prospect, Freeman said after the Civil War that he had not made a decision on whether to return for another college season.Oregon didnt lead the Pac-12 in rushing for the first time in 10 seasons.Its been a tough season, Freeman said. A lot of guys in that locker room deserve better. Four and eight is not where we want to be.Freeman also said he believed Helfrich could return the team to national prominence.Mullens was in Texas with the College Football Playoff selection committee on Monday. He issued a statement regarding the future of the program with no hints as to where it was headed.Now that our season is complete, I will evaluate all aspects of our football program, as I do with all of our sports after their seasons have ended, the statement read. That evaluation includes meeting with Coach Helfrich in the coming days to discuss the future of Oregon football.---More AP college football: -www.collegefootball.ap.org and -https://twitter.com/AP-Top25 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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SEATTLE -- Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner will not be charged after an allegation that he punched his girlfriends father at a Southern California home. Erik Friberg Seattle Sounders Jersey .The Los Angeles County district attorneys office told the Seattle Times on Wednesday that there would be no charges filed against the 32-year-old, but did not elaborate on the investigation.Police in Pomona said that on July 5 officers were sent to a home where Browners girlfriend, the mother of his two children, was living. Browner lives in the same neighborhood.The womans father said that after the couple had argued he and Browner got into a dispute and Browner punched him, forcing him to fall down and hurt his thumb.Browners agent declined comment at the time and could not immediately be reached on Wednesday. Nicolas Lodeiro Jersey . LOUIS -- Lance Lynn was one of the more enthusiastic participants as the St. Stefan Frei Seattle Sounders Jersey . The Browns coaching search remains incomplete. http://www.soundersmlsshop.com/blank-seattle-sounders-jersey/ . Vettel, who has already clinched his fourth straight F1 title, enters the finale with a chance to equal Michael Schumachers 13 victories in a year and match the record of nine consecutive wins by Alberto Ascari in the 1952 and 1953 seasons. Dale Benkenstein, Hampshires head coach, has left the club with immediate effect because of family pressures. He leaves Hampshire two months from the end of a season in which they lie at the foot of Division One of the Championship and have failed to qualify for the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast for the first time in eight years.Benkenstein, who led the club to two T20 Blast Finals Days and a 4-day promotion during his two-and-a-half years in charge, said I have loved every minute of my time at Hampshire. It is with genuine regret that I leave at this time but the extended periods of separation from my family responsibilities in South Africa have become increasingly more difficult for me and my wife and they need to be my priority at this time.I wish the team every success for the remainder of the season and beyond and I would like to plaace on record, my sincere thanks to Giles White and the Management team for the honourable way in which they have handled this situation. Tyrone Mears Jersey. hite, Hampshire director of cricket, Giles White said: We are naturally disappointed to be losing Dale at this stage of the season. However, we have been aware of the difficulties he has encountered and understand his decision to step down.He has worked tirelessly over the last two and a half seasons and we would like to thank him for all of his hard work and wish him well for the future.Hampshire have no plans for an immediate replacement. Until further notice, Dales first XI coaching responsibilities will be absorbed by the other members of the professional coaching team. 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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The NHL Players Association, as anticipated, has rejected the leagues proposal to extend the collective bargaining agreement three years in exchange for Olympic participation. JuJu Smith-Schuster Steelers Jersey .The news was the result largely expected from the moment the NHLPA received a verbal offer from the league, in large part because of the players unhappiness with escrow payments in the CBA.The NHLPA discussed the offer internally in a number of calls before making its decision. The union informed the NHL officially on Friday of the offers rejection, an NHLPA spokesman told ESPN.com.NHLPA executive director Don Fehr told The Canadian Press the players had very little interest in the leagues offer but that he hopes well still be able to conclude an agreement to go to the Olympics.We still think its important [to participate in the 2018 Winter Games], and well go from there.NHL team?owners will gather Dec. 8-9 for the board of governors meetings in South Florida, where the Olympics will be a front-burner topic on the agenda, although its not clear whether an actual vote or decision will come from it.All parties agree a decision must be made before the end of January. T. J. Watt Steelers Jersey . Brett Kulak and Jackson Houck of the Vancouver Giants were each charged with assault causing bodily harm on Aug. 18, according to the B.C. court services. James Conner Youth Jersey . In taking its goal tally to 99 in all competitions already this season, City delivered another demonstration of its lethal firepower at Etihad Stadium to set up a fourth-round match at home to another second-tier team -- Watford. http://www.steelersauthoritystore.com/Authentic-James-Conner-Steelers-Jersey/ . "I dont know that were close," said general manager Alex Anthopoulos. "I just think, right now, the acquisition cost just doesnt work for us right now. I dont know if I can quantify how far off or things like that that they might be but I would say we continue to have dialogue. The Chicago Sky are playing good basketball at the right time. They will try to stay hot Sunday, when the reeling San Antonio Stars visit Allstate Arena.The Sky have won their first three games since returning from the month-long Olympic break, including a hard-fought 92-88 victory over the Seattle Storm on Friday.Chicago has won six of seven overall to climb into fifth place in the league standings, heading into the final seven games of the regular season. The top eight teams, regardless of conference, qualify for the postseason.The Stars, although not mathematically eliminated, will likely not be headed to the playoffs. At 6-21, they have the worst record in the league and have struggled mightily since leading scorer Kayla McBride was lost for the season in early July.Chicago and San Antonio split the two previous meetings this season, with each team winning close games on their home court. Elena Delle Donne scored 19 of her 23 points in the second half of the Skys 81-75 win on June 21.McBride scored 14 points for San Antonio in the loss too Chicago. JuJu Smith-Schuster Youth Jersey. Two weeks later, the Notre Dame product suffered a right foot fracture in a loss at Minnesota and was ruled out for the season. The Stars have gone 1-8 without McBride, with their only win during that stretch coming last week against the Washington Mystics.While San Antonio is struggling, Chicago is surging. The Sky built an early lead and fought off every Seattle challenge in Fridays win. Forward Tamera Young had a big night for the Sky, hitting 10 of 15 shots and finishing with 24 points. Delle Donne had 22 points in the win, continuing her quest to win back-to-back league MVPs.Delle Donne leads in the WNBA in scoring at 21.6 points per game and fuels the Skys high-scoring offense Chicago is third in the WNBA in scoring, averaging 85.0 points per game. San Antonio is last in the league in scoring, averaging 72.1 points per game.After Sundays game, the Sky head out on a three-game road trip. 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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It was only fitting that Beauden Barrett had a deciding say in New Zealands final Test of 2016. Custom Spain Jersey .Energised by the half-time break and led by the rampaging Sebastien Vahaamahina, France had hammered their way deep into the All Blacks 22 before Barrett spotted his chance.In picking off Camille Lopezs attempted pass and sprinting the length of the pitch to dot down, the 25-year-old displayed the attributes that have earned him not only his countrys No. 10 shirt but also the right to call himself the worlds best player.Barrett would have you believe it was just a case of right place, right time. I just sort of got the angle right, he said afterwards. Its one of those opportunist things, you dont plan it.But that is a typically modest summation. Lots of players have found themselves in a similar position but few have had the confidence to stretch out and make an attempt to win the ball, especially with seven points the inevitable cost of any slip.Barrett is not like other players. His ability to read the game, even when the pressure is on, is second to none and he also possesses the hands to snaffle the interception and pace to outrun even the quickest winger.It is that lethal skillset, allied to an ice-cool head, that has seen him edge out Aaron Cruden as the successor to All Blacks legend Dan Carter in that famous No. 10 shirt.He had an X-Factor right from the start, Mark Anscombe, who gave Barrett his New Zealand under-20s debut, told ESPN. He could turn a game, he has always had that. His pace and his ability to eye an opportunity and just back himself -- his confidence to take on what he sees -- is what sets him apart.He doesnt second guess himself. Even back then, if he saw an opportunity he took it. A very instinctive player, but also very level headed, a smart footballer who understood the game, read the game well and also communicated well.Anscombe, who is now Canada coach, describes Barrett as the ultimate team man and that is something to which his colleagues with the senior All Blacks would certainly attest.TJ Perenara knows Barrett better than most having played alongside him since their days with the U20s for club and country. He has watched his teammate evolve at close quarters, cementing a half-back partnership at the Hurricanes that has now been transported into the Test arena.Hes a class act. Hes probably one of the fastest players on the field and hes got a cool head on him, Perenara said following Saturdays win over France.To be able to play with him throughout the year its good for the guys around him. He makes other players look better, and I think thats his biggest strength.Yes, hes fast, yes, hes a good player himself but the time he gives to other players and the holes that he puts other players in I think is his best asset.Barretts rise to All Blacks playmaker and World Rugby Player of the Year has not always seemed set in stone, though. He was not Anscombes first-choice fly-half when the Baby Blacks travelled to Italy for the 2011 Junior World Championship.Instead, the coach -- on the advice of his assistant Chris Boyd -- decided to start his son, Wales international Gareth Anscombe, at 10 with another future Test fly-half, Lima Sopoaga, at 12. Barrett anchored a mouth-watering back line at fullback.We just wanted to have our best players on the park, Anscombe Sr. says. We always knew that Beauden had that ability to play at 15 because of his speed [which gives him] opportunity in open space, and thats what we wanted to give him. It worked out for us.It is a tactic that All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has transferred to Test rugby, with Barrett switching to the back three when Cruden came on at the Stade de France on Saturday.According to Anscombe, Barrett just wants to be out on the park and play, and his lack of ego has definitely given the All Blacks an interesting attacking option.In turn, his willingness to sacrifice himself for the good of the team should stand him in good stead as he continues to work on the one area of real weakness in his game -- goal kicking.Barrett has enjoyed an encouraging November from the kicking tee, converting 11 of his 12 attempts at the posts. But the memory of Octobers final Bledisloe Cup Test, in which he missed three out of three and was replaced early in the second half, is still raw.Hes human, like everyone, and his work-on without question is his goal kicking, Anscombe explains.Im sure no one puts more effort and work into it than he does because thats the kind of diligent guy he is, but its a weakness in his game. His goal kicking is not international level, thats the one area in which he slips up.And you can be certain that Barrett will be working on his kicking, day in, day out ahead of the British & Irish Lions visit next June. He has always had that dedication, whether as an eight-year-old tackling GAA in County Meath, Ireland, or as a Baby Black adapting to a new position.He has had plenty of experienced heads to learn from too. Having served a three-year apprenticeship under Carter, Barrett can still call on Cruden and Ian Foster, the All Blacks assistant coach and former Chiefs fly-half, for advice.Thats the beauty of top teams, you have depth, Anscombe says. Beauden has been able to spend a lot of time with two great 10s, Carter and Cruden, not only to challenge himself but to work and talk and discuss what 10s need to do.He adds: Thats the big thing with a lot of these guys; they havent just turned up at this level. Theyre coachable, they listen, they seek from others, and hes had some great coaches with him.He takes it on board and is willing to be challenged and looked at.With that attitude and commitment, rugby should take note that the worlds best player will only get better. Koke Spain Jersey . William Carrier opened the scoring for Cape Breton (6-4-2), but Andrew Ryan tied the game and Brent Andrews put the Mooseheads (8-6-0) in front for good with a short-handed goal at 13:49 of the second period. 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A lot of times when youre on the outside looking into a big stage like the Champions Tour, its real easy to get excited and your eyes wandering all over the place at how wonderful it is. "You lose sight of the fact that, Hey, I got to play golf." Australias Peter Senior and Taiwans Chien-Soon Lu shot 68, and Tom Watson, a two-time Senior PGA champion, was another stroke back in a 12--player group that included Kenny Perry, Fred Funk, Rocco Mediate, Russ Cochran, Dan Forsman, Gil Morgan and Bill Glasson. Bruno Spain Jersey. Defending champion Roger Chapman opened with a 72. Peter Jacobsen, the 2004 U.S. Senior Open winner at Bellerive, had a 75. The temperature hovered in the low to mid-60s under overcast conditions. A light but steady rain fell three times in the afternoon, with each shower lasting less than 30 minutes. Haas finished third in the 2004 U.S. Senior Open at Bellerive. He said he has played about 30 rounds at the country club. 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LOUISVILLE, Ky. Kevin Jepsen Jersey . -- Bobby Petrino isnt concerned about his No. 7 Louisville Cardinals being rusty after getting some rest.If anything, the Cardinals coach said the bye-week practices have been as intense as previous workouts that helped them surge from their preseason Top 25 ranking into the national title discussion. Louisville begins the second half of its season Friday night against Duke, looking to bounce back from their disappointing 42-36 loss at Clemson and return to the playoff picture.Louisville (4-1, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) hosts the Blue Devils (3-3, 0-2 ACC) in their first home game since drubbing then-No. 2 Florida State 63-20 nearly a month ago. That signature win vaulted the Cardinals to No. 3 and sparked talk of them running the table in the conference before they fell just short against the Tigers on Oct. 1.Louisville needs a lot of help from other teams to unseat Clemson and possibly win the Atlantic Division, but the goal is winning out to stay in consideration for the four-team playoff. Judging from the Cardinals practice habits, theyre eager to start another run.Weve got a lot of pride on this team, Petrino said. Its always hard when you lose a hard-fought contest, but were working as hard as we can on bouncing back. Theyve shown a lot of resiliency, have come to practice and worked hard. ... That gives us a chance to get to where we know how to play and really excel here in the last part of the season.Though favored by 35 1/2 over the Blue Devils, the Cardinals are wary of Dukes penchant for meeting big challenges this season.Duke upset Notre Dame 38-35 on the road last month and beat improved Army 13-6 last week. While heavy rain from Hurricane Matthew no doubt factored into the Black Knights gaining just 165 yards rushing, the Blue Devils defense did their part in holding Army more than 200 yards below its FBS-best 374-yard average per game to gut out a tough win.However, Duke coach David Cutcliffe acknowledged that stopping Louisville and Heisman Trophy contender Lamar Jackson will be a whole different challenge. Especially with the Cardinals recharged after a week off.I havent seen anybody with the weapons and the completeness this Louisville team has, Cutcliffe said. Theres a reason theyre playing as well as they are. So, that combination has been lethal for them. Weve got our hands full.---Here are other things to watch as No. 7 Louisville returns to action against Duke:LAMAR STILL LEADS: Louisvilles dual-threat sophomore quarterback continues to lead the nation in several offensive categories despite the week off. Jackson is No. 1 with 14 rushing touchdowns, 168 points responsible for and 16 points per game. Hes also second in total offense with 462.6 yards per contest.MILESTONE NEAR: Duke rushing leader Jela Duncan is probable despite leaving against Army with a leg injury after gaining 40 yards on 10 carries. His 354 yards rank 10th in the ACC and hes 54 shy of becoming the programs sixth player to reach 2,000 career yards.BALL HAWK: Louisville cornerback/return man Jaire Alexander has been a force on defense and special teams. He leads the Cardinals with three interceptions after picking off two at Clemson along with forcing a fumble. The sophomore also leads the ACC in punt return average (15.5 yards) and returned one 69 yards for a TD against FSU.SHORT-WEEK PROBLEMS: Duke coach David Cutcliffe says the quick turnaround means the Blue Devils have yet to review film of last weeks Army game. Theyll do that during next weeks bye, and it helps that the following opponent -- Georgia Tech -- also runs a version of the triple option used by the Black Knights.500 CLUB: A Louisville victory would mark the programs 500th in 98 seasons of play against 450 losses and 17 ties.---AP Sports Writer Joedy McCreary in Durham, North Carolina, contributed to this report.---AP College Football: collegefootball.ap.org Tyler Clippard Diamondbacks Jersey . First off, the fans ripped the Cubbies introduction of a fuzzy new kid-friendly mascot named "Clark". Randy Johnson Jersey . Thats not a comment on the suspension that banished the Portland Winterhawks general manager and coach from his Western Hockey League teams bench for most of the 2012-13 season. http://www.baseballdiamondbacksproshop.com/archie-bradley-diamondbacks-jersey/ . Ferrer, trying to win his fourth title on Mexican soil, will next play South Africas Kevin Anderson, who eliminated American Sam Querrey,7-6 (2), 6-4. Also Wednesday, Gilles Simon (6) of France beat Donald Young of the United States 6-4, 6-3, Ukraines Alexandr Dolgopolov downed Frenchman Jeremy Chardy 6-3, 6-4 and Croatias Ivo Karlovic defeated Dudi Sela of Israel 7-6 (4), 6-2. SAN DIEGO -- In the fourth inning of Tuesdays All-Star Game, with baseball memories unfolding all around him at Petco Park, David Ortiz entered a small auxiliary press room with metal lockers and folding chairs. For the next 20 minutes, he held the room in his sway with each cackle and heartfelt reminiscence. He talked about his friendship with Jose Fernandez, his respect for the young players wholl come after him, and explained for the umpteenth time that he does not expect to be sitting on a beach holding an ice-cold beer a year from now and magically get the itch to return.It was a wonderfully personal glimpse of the David Ortiz that Major League Baseball will spend an entire summer embracing on his farewell tour of big league parks. But deep down you wondered: Why wasnt he still on the field?Ortizs 10th and final All-Star Game had all the ingredients for a poignant goodbye -- except time and exposure. After giving his teammates a pregame pep talk and tipping his cap to the Petco Park crowd along the first-base line, he grounded out on a hard shot to first base against Johnny Cueto in his first plate appearance and walked against Fernandez in his second.Big Papis final line: 0-for-1 on 15 pitches, followed by about twice that many dugout hugs.And just like that, Ortiz was gone from sight and headed out of town. For fans who might have wanted one more swing or smile to savor, the whole thing was too brief and stage-managed for comfort.As Ortiz explained in hindsight, this is the way things were mapped out from the outset. He typically gets a couple of at-bats in the All-Star Game, and the plan Tuesday called for him to make two plate appearances before being replaced by Torontos Edwin Encarnacion at designated hitter. American League manager Ned Yost would stray from the plan only if Ortiz failed to reach base his first two times up.Ortiz knows how difficult it is to make an All-Star team, and he has too much reverence for this stage to try to hog the spotlight over four or five at-bats and nine innings. In Ortizs eyes, the spotlight belonged to everyone Tuesday. That was part of the message he tried to convey in his pregame speech.The All-Star Game is a moment that you want to give everybody the opportunity to go out there and play, Ortiz said. You dont get to the All-Star Game just because you have a good name and just because you come from a good family. Its a lot of hard work.There was a tinge of drama beforehand when Fernandez -- whom Ortiz lovingly refers to as my boy -- approached Big Papi the day before the game and suggested some shenanigans might be in store. He might just feed Orttiz three straight heaters and go power against power for the sake of posterity. Arizona Diamondbacks Jorge De La Rosa Jersey. The mood quickly changed from drama to slapstick comedy when Ortiz stepped to the plate in the third inning and Fernandez improvised on the script.He told me yesterday, You know what? Im going to come with my best fastball. I want to see if you can hit it, Ortiz said. So he throws me a changeup the first pitch. So Im looking at him, and he was like, It was the catchers fault. He called it. Then its 3-2 and he throws me a slider. Im like, Whats going on? Do you want me to break my back or something? Ortiz squawked at Fernandez a little bit on his way to first base, and it was reminiscent of the old days, when the All-Star Game was played strictly for pride, and weirdness could erupt out of nowhere. Those were the days when Barry Bonds could playfully lift Torii Hunter off the ground for stealing a home run from him, or Randy Johnson had the freedom to throw a ball to the screen and nearly send John Kruk into cardiac arrest, or Larry Walker could turn his helmet around and bat from the right side against the Big Unit for laughs.Now that home-field advantage in the World Series is at stake, impromptu moments in the Midsummer Classic feel conflicted or restrained. In 2012, when Justin Verlander said he threw his fastball as hard as he could and tried to let it eat for the entertainment value, the declaration was at odds with the image MLB was trying to convey. And when Adam Wainwright admitted that he grooved a pitch to Derek Jeter in the Captains final All-Star Game in 2014, all sorts of outrage erupted on social media.So now we have Ortiz and his abbreviated goodbye, which didnt make a whole lot of sense given that he came into the game with 22 home runs and an otherworldly 1.107 OPS. For sake of comparison, when a fading Kobe Bryant appeared in his final NBA All-Star Game in February, he hoisted 11 shots and played more minutes than any Western Conference player not named Stephen Curry. Fans in Toronto saw more of Bryant than they did of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Chris Paul. Fans in San Diego on Tuesday night saw two at-bats from David Ortiz, at which point he headed down a runway and put his larger-than-life personality on display in a glorified locker room.Marketing experts might say this was a case of baseball failing to seize the moment. 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