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The first ball has yet to be hit in Rio, but the women are already poised to run Olympic-worthy rings around the men in the race for attention in the Olympic Games. Air Jordan Australia Cheap .Thats because eight of the top 10 women are in the WTA draw, while half of the top 10 men did not show up for roll call.No. 3 Roger Federer and Swiss countryman No. 4 Stan Wawrinka are among those who bailed because of injury.However, No. 1 Novak Djokovic and No. 2 Andy Murray are in the draw and could meet in a blockbuster final, as could top two seeds Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber, who are 1-1 in Grand Slam finals this year, on the womens side.But its a long way to those potential finals, so lets take a look at the singles draws:Best first-round matchesATP: Undoubtedly, its the pairing of two former bronze medalists, Djokovic of Serbia and Argentinas Juan Martin del Potro. Djokovic won the Toronto Masters last week, demonstrating that he has overcome that upset at Wimbledon. Delpos career has been shattered by wrist injuries and surgeries, but the 6-foot-6 former US Open champ is a wrecking ball on hard courts and on the comeback trail again.WTA: Eugenie Bouchard of Canada and Sloane Stephens are two of the most enigmatic players in the game. Both are richly talented, both have gone deep at Grand Slams and both appeared to get sidetracked and lose motivation and/or confidence after early success. Its a good opportunity for both of them.Luck of the drawATP: Unlike good pals and fellow U.S. countrymen John Isner and Sam Querrey, Steve Johnson signed up for Rio. He was rewarded by drawing Darian King of Barbados, whos ranked No. 164 and playing thanks to one of the nine special wild card-type invitations in each singles draw. Those invites are issued on a discretionary basis in order to encourage diversity and regional development, and to acknowledge talented individuals developing under adverse conditions.WTA: Its all happening so fast for 19-year-old No. 27 Daria Kasatkina. She must lead a charmed life because, while competing in her first Olympics, she also drew the recipient of an ITF invite, Tunisias Ons Jabeur, whos ranked No. 181.Toughest quarterATP: Djokovic truly has his work cut out. Also in his quarter besides del Potro is No. 14 seed Jack Sock, hard-serving Jerzy Janowicz and No. 5 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.WTA: Put yourself in Serenas shoes. Great as she is, the names shes looking at are Alize Cornet, Andrea Petkovic, No. 11 Petra Kvitova, Caroline Wozniacki, Ekaterina Makarova and No. 6 Roberta Vinci. Thats a whole lot of familiar names and a significant degree of danger.Easiest quarterATP: Murray was handed a pretty tough first-round opponent in No. 35 Viktor Troicki, but he likely wont complain about having aging David Ferrer (No. 7) as the next highest seed in the quarter.WTA: All in all, its pretty nicely teed up for No. 7 seed Madison Keys. She could meet No. 4 seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the quarters, but the Polish firecracker can always be overpowered. Keys should be able to hit her way through the likes of Kristina Mladenovic, Ana Ivanovic, No. 9 Carla Suarez Navarro and Kiki Bertens.Favorite most ripe for the pluckingATP: Rafael Nadal is seeded No. 3, but he hasnt hit a ball under competitive circumstances since he left midway through the French Open with a wrist injury. He put his comeback on the fast track because he didnt want to miss these Games. There will be a lot of pressure -- and a lot of rust.WTA: Radwanska hasnt won a tournament since January and seems to be running -- and faltering -- on autopilot. Her first opponent is No. 64 Saisai Zheng, who will be motivated to play these Games.Favorite best positioned to sailATP: No. 4 Kei Nishikori gets Albert Ramos-Vinolas to start, then sees nobody who can really hurt him until a potential quarterfinal with either No. 6 Gael Monfils or No. 9 Marin Cilic.WTA: No. 3 seed Garbine Muguruza has crafty but fading veteran Jelena Jankovic in the first round. If she gets by, its probably No. 31 Irina-Camelia Begu, then Monica Puig or Polona Hercog. It could be worse. A lot worse.Cinderella candidateATP: Belgiums David Goffin is in the same quarter as Nadal, who is one gigantic question mark. Goffin has had a terrific year, and hes just the kind of unusual suspect who can win a gold medal in the unpredictable Olympics competition. Winning a gold medal would be an enormous lift for the tiny country of Belgium.WTA: Johanna Kontas star has risen steadily in the past year. The British player is drafting behind Murray but is up to No. 13 in the rankings. Her big serve and aggressive game ought to work well on the hard courts in Rio.Match wed most like to watchATP: Djokovic versus Delpo, of course. But we cheat and toss in the throw down between Germanys spectacularly entertaining Dustin Brown and Brazils own and uber-talented southpaw Thomaz Bellucci.WTA: Venus Williams opens against the versatile Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium. It ought to be an absorbing battle between muscular, athletic tennis and clever shot-making. Besides, Venus is going for a historic fifth gold. How can you not watch? Air Jordan Cheap Australia . Gather a group of friends, or find a league to join online, draft your team, set your lineup and compete in a number of different formats. Cheap Air Jordans Authentic . The head of USA Boxing came out swinging Tuesday with an open letter to Tyson -- a former Olympic hopeful himself -- that accuses the former heavyweight champion of trying to poach fighters who might be candidates for the U. http://www.cheapaustraliaairjordan.com/ . The (11-11-4) Jets are seventh in the Central Division with 26 points.  Fifth place Dallas and sixth-seeded Nashville also have 26 points, but the Stars have three games in hand on Winnipeg while Nashville has two.SAN DIEGO -- Marlon Byrd lined a two-out double over a hesitant right-fielder Chris Denorfias head in the eighth inning, Mets outfielders saved two runs with outstanding plays and New York snapped a three-game skid by beating the San Diego Padres 4-1 Thursday night. Zack Wheeler struck out a career-high 12 for New York. Eric Young Jr. saved a homer by leaping above the wall and knocking the ball back onto the field in the third inning. Center fielder Juan Lagares then threw out a runner at home plate in the fifth. Byrd doubled off reliever Luke Gregerson (5-7), who had intentionally walked the left-handed hitting Daniel Murphy to pitch to the righty Byrd. Gregerson hit pinch-hitter Mike Baxter with a pitch. Baxter stole second before Murphy was walked. Denorfia made his first step in on Byrds hard-hit ball. He then hesitated and never recovered as the ball sailed over his head. Scott Atchison (3-1) got the victory by pitching a scoreless seventh inning. John Buck added his 15th home run, a solo shot off Padres reliever Tim Stauffer in the ninth. It was his first homer in 96 at-bats. Rookie Gonzalez Germen pitched two scoreless innings for his first career save. He struck out three of the Mets 15 Ks Thursday. Both starting pitchers, Wheeler and the Padres Tyson Ross, were outstanding. Wheeler went six innings, allowing one run on seven hits. He walked one and threw a career-high 115 pitches, 73 for strikes. Ross also allowed a run. He worked seven innings and yielded five hits. He struck out eight without walking a batter and threw 109 pitches, 74 for strikes. The Mets took a 1-0 lead in the top of the fourth. Murphy singled to left leading off. He went to second on a hit-and-run groundout by Ike Davis. With two outs Josh Satin hit a slow roller that shortstop Ronny Cedeno barehanded and threw to first. The throw appeared to be in time, but first base umpire Brian Knight ruled that first baseman Yonder Alonso had pulled his foot off the bag. Murphy never stopped running as Alonso thought that he had made the last out and headed for the dugout while Murphy came all the way around to score. The Padres tied the game in the bottom of the fourth. Buy Air Jordans Australia. They loaded the bases on singles by Chase Headley and Denorfia sandwiched around a walk to Alonso. With one out Jaff Decker hit a sacrifice fly to left scoring Headley. In the third, Rene Rivera hit a ball that was out of park in left field but Young leaped at the wall and the ball his glove and the top of the wall before laning on the outifeld turf. Rivera raced in for a triple. Wheeler then struck out Ross and Will Venable to strand Rivera at third. In the bottom of the fifth with runners on first and second and two outs, Alonso hit a line drive to centre field. Lagares fielded the ball and threw one hopper that catcher John Buck grabbed and just tagged a sliding Ross for the final out of the inning. Lagares also made a diving catch on Jedd Gyorkos liner in the eighth with a runner on. NOTES: Venable extended his hitting streak to a career-high 12 with a single in the fifth. ... Mets manager Terry Collins said that rookie 3B Wilmer Flores would likely avoid being placed on the DL. ... Mets fill-in closer LaTroy Hawkins was not available Thursday after getting his in the groin on a comebacker in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Mets closer Bobby Parnell (herniated disk in neck) and 3B David Wright (right hamstring strain) remained back in New York on the DL, and there is no timetable for their return. ... Padres OF Carlos Quentin, out since July 31, got a second opinion on his right knee Thursday at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles. Results of the tests were unavailable. ... Padres C Nick Hundley, who went on paternity leave on Thursday, became a father for the first time when his wife Amy gave birth to a girl earlier in the day. ... The Padres called up Chris Robinson from Triple-A Tucson to take Hundleys place on the roster. . Padres RHP Jason Marquis was moved from the 15- to the 60-day disabled list on. Marquis underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery on his right elbow on July 30. ... The Mets and Padres continue their four-game series Friday with New Yorks RHP Jenrry Mejia (1-3, 2.22 ERA) scheduled to pitch against the Padres RHP Edison Volquez (8-10, 5.80). ' ' ' 
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ARCADIA, Calif. Air Max 1 Online Shop . -- Masochistic won the $65,000 feature for older horses by 6 1/4 lengths Friday at Santa Anita.Ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, Masochistic ran 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:13.74 and paid $3.40, $2.80 and $2.10 as the 3-5 favorite.Heir of Storm returned $3.60 and $2.80, while Indexical was another 4 1/2 lengths back in third and paid $2.80 to show.The victory, worth $50,700, increased Masochistics career earnings to $652,550, with seven wins in 12 starts. Nike Air Max 1 UK . In what the team had called a retirement, Ryan said Thursday that he is resigning as chief executive of the Rangers in a move effective at the end of this month. Nike Air Max 1 Clearance UK . Mats Zuccarello and Derek Stepan scored shootout goals, and backup goalie Cam Talbot earned his second win in two nights as the Rangers shook off a late tying tally and beat the Maple Leafs 2-1 Monday night. http://www.cheapairmax1uk.com/ . PETERSBURG, Fla. STAMFORD, Conn. -- NBCUniversals TV and digital networks will show a record 6,755 hours of action during this summers Rio Olympics.The previous high was 5,535 hours from the 2012 London Games.The main NBC network will broadcast more than 260 hours, including the opening and closing ceremonies and extensive coverage of swimming, gymnastics and track and field, the company said Tuesday.Rio is just one hour ahead of the United States Eastern time zone. The last Summer Games held in a time zone close to that of the U.S. was the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, when NBC was the only neetwork airing events. Air Max 1 Shop UK. . It showed just 171 hours.There will be a total of 2,084 hours televised across 11 NBCU networks this August, including two specialty channels for basketball and soccer.Another 4,500 hours or so will be streamed live. This is the third straight Olympics that NBC will stream every event live.NBC also plans to distribute 4K Ultra HD content on a one-day delay and virtual reality programming, both Olympic firsts. ' ' ' 
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LANSING, Mich. Air Max 270 Cheap Online . -- A state board on Wednesday unanimously gave the go-ahead for a new Red Wings hockey arena in downtown Detroit to be paid for in part with $284 million in tax dollars even as the broke city works through bankruptcy proceedings. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and others defended against criticism that the $650 million project should be financed entirely with private money because the city currently cant provide basic services and retirees are facing cuts in their pensions. The 18,000-seat arena is designed to be a catalyst for more development and to link downtown and midtown, turning a blighted area into a business, residential and entertainment district. "This is part of investing in Detroits future," said Snyder, a Republican who blessed a state-appointed emergency managers request to take the city into bankruptcy last week. "Thats the message we need to get across. ... As we stabilize the city governments finances, as we address those issues and improve services, Detroit moves from a place where people might have had a negative impression -- although there are great things already going on -- to being a place that will be recognized across the world as a place of great value and a place to invest." The Michigan Strategic Fund Board approved the Detroit Downtown Development Authoritys request to use economic development taxes for the project. The board also took a preliminary step toward issuing $450 million in bonds to build the arena, to be paid off in no more than 30 years by the Red Wings owner and the city. Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch has long wanted a replacement for the 32-year-old Joe Louis Arena located a few miles away. The new complex would be close to the Lions Ford Field and Tigers Comerica Park near Interstate 75 and Woodward Avenue. Under the plan, the authority would own the arena and event centre complex. The Red Wings owner would have exclusive rights to use, manage and operate it, and hold naming rights. No new taxes or funds from the cash-strapped city would be needed. The state Legislature last year approved a bill to help finance the project by allowing the use of tax dollars collected by the downtown development authority. Senate Democratic leader Gretchen Whitmer, an East Lansing Democrat, opposed the measure as a drain on funding for Detroits public schools. "Now that the citys actually in bankruptcy those concerns are even more justified at this point," spokesman Bob McCann said Wednesday. "Were all supportive of new development in Detroit. But its difficult to tell the residents of the city that this is more important than public safety or street lights." Snyder argued the project will increase the citys tax base in the long run and create jobs. Fifty-six per cent of the overall project cost would be private and 44 per cent public, though about 60 per cent of the actual $450 million arena cost would come from tax revenues. Another $200 million --all but $23 million of it private -- is planned for projects nearby that could include rehabbing existing buildings and vacant lots for a hotel, stores, parking deck and residential units. Olympia Development, owned by Ilitch and his wife, said the funding split for comparable major sports complexes in other cities in the past decade has averaged 75 per cent public and 25 per cent private. Construction of the arena is anticipated to be done by 2017. Its also expected to host other entertainment events. No design has been made public. Representatives for Olympia Development said the project will create 400 more permanent jobs and 5,500 construction jobs. At least half the construction jobs must go to city residents. Other approvals are needed by local agencies. "There is some additional due diligence that has to happen as a result of the Detroit bankruptcy," said Michael Finney, president and CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corp. "But we have not identified anything that would signal pulling back from the project. We are motivated to continue moving forward and we trust that the project will be successful." Air Max 270 Sale Uk . Mitch Holmberg added a goal and three assists. Connor Chartier also scored for the Chiefs (3-0-0). Luke Harrison spoiled Garrett Hughsons shutout bid with a power-play goal at 13:17 of the third period. The Spokane goaltender finished with 28 saves, including a Brandon Fushimi penalty shot in the second period that would have tied the game 1-1. Air Max 270 Wholesale Uk .J. -- Marty Brodeur beat the Pittsburgh Penguins yet again. http://www.airmax270cheapuk.com/ . -- Team after team passed on Andre Ellington in the draft. CINCINNATI -- Once Cincinnati applied a little pressure, everything became easy.Jacob Evans III had nine points during a run that put Cincinnati in control midway through the second half, and the 24th-ranked Bearcats overcame cold shooting and a sloppy start to beat Albany 74-51 on Monday night.In the second half, we wanted to come out and play harder, Evans said. We came out and tried to turn up the defense. We scored off our defense.Evans 3-pointer started a 13-2 run that allowed the Bearcats (2-0) to finally shake loose. They went only 5 of 21 from beyond the arc, but Evans finished with 19 points.David Nichols scored 13 points and Joe Cremo had 12 for Albany (1-1), which self-destructed with 22 turnovers -- 11 in each half. Cremo had eight of them.They took the ball out of our hands, Albany coach Will Brown said. They got real physical with us. I think our inexperience on the perimeter as a whole with our starting group showed a little bit today.Cincinnati led only 29-27 at halftime as the Bearcats shot 33 percent from the field and got outrebounded 19-15. There was one tie and 10 lead changes, and neither team could make shots consistently. Cincinnati, however, outscored Albany 40-18 over the final 15 minutes of the game.The scouting report was that they were limited at the point guard position, said guard Troy Caupain, who had four steals. So in practice, we worked on getting after each other.NEW LEADEREvans had 23 points in the opening win, and led the offense again on Monday, asserting himself as a scoring threat in his seccond season. Air Max 270 Discount Uk. That takes the pressure off all of us, me included, Caupain said.PESKY DEFENSECincinnati guard Justin Jenifer scored only six points but had three steals and helped to lead the strong closing flourish. Bearcats coach Mick Cronin envisions Jenifer as a defensive specialist who can change the game with pressure on the ball.He has really embraced it, Cronin said. He was like Speedy Gonzalez out there. Thats what hes got to be. I thought Justin really gave us an influx of energy.POLL IMPLICATIONSCincinnati moved into the Top 25 on Monday after a season-opening 84-55 win over Brown. The Bearcats will have a chance to move up -- or get knocked out -- during their upcoming weekend tournament.BIG PICTUREAlbany: The Great Danes opened the season with their first victory over a Big Ten team, winning at Penn State 87-81 on Friday. They kept it close against Cincinnati for more than a half, before their turnovers helped Cincinnati pull away.Cincinnati: The Bearcats have struggled to hit outside shots the last few seasons, relying on their defense to generate points. They had the same issues on Monday, when they pulled away by getting 24 points off turnovers.UP NEXTAlbany: Hosts Oneonta on Wednesday in its first home game.Cincinnati: Plays No. 21 Rhode Island on Saturday in the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Tip-Off in Connecticut.---More AP college basketball: http://collegebasketball.ap.org ' ' ' 
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NEW YORK -- Caroline Wozniacki isnt just back playing tennis. Cheap Air Jordan Nz Sale . Something important about her seems changed. And a lot of it was evident during her 6-0, 6-2 demolition of Latvias Anastasija Sevastova on Tuesday in a quarterfinal match that ended Sevastovas giant-killing run through the US Open.Wozniacki began by blitzing to wins in the first 10 games of a match that passed the 50-minute mark before Sevastova, who was fighting an ankle injury that required two visits from the trainer, won a solitary game.Even if I had no injury, it wouldve been tough to beat her. Caroline played great, Sevastova said.Referring to Wozniackis mere five unforced errors compared to the 30 she made, the 48th-ranked Sevastova added, I think she made no mistakes.Wozniacki moves into Thursdays semifinal round opposite Angelique Kerber, who could overtake Serena Williams for No. 1 in the world if she wins this tournament. Kerber will find that Wozniacki, whose ranking has plunged to No. 74 in part because of an ankle injury that forced her to miss three months this year (including the French Open), will not be an easy out. She looks nothing like the player who bombed out early at the Australian Open and Wimbledon earlier this year.Wozniackis game and attitude have more of a serrated edge now, and she says age and suffering some hard knocks have a lot to do with it. She used to be the best counterpuncher on tour, bar none. But against Sevastova -- and eight-seeded Madison Keys and Svetlana Kuznetsova in this tournament before that -- Wozniacki was the aggressor. She now comes forward more, cracking hard shots off both her forehand and backhand. She kept Sevastova pinned deep behind the baseline, often finishing her off with smashes, same as shed done against Keys in the previous round.Seeing it on TV is one thing, but I was feeling how deep shes hitting the ball and feeling like I cant get on the offense right away, Keys said after their match. Its totally different watching and playing.A lot of this feels different than when Wozniacki was the top-ranked player in the world for 67 weeks in 2010 and 2011. She didnt play this assertively or talk with the hint of swagger that occasionally slips out now. She constantly had her bona fides questioned then -- and even now, at age 26 -- because she still hasnt won a Grand Slam title. She made the final here in 2009 but lost to Kim Clijsters and was beaten by Williams in the title match two years ago.Until now, Wozniacki hadnt been back to a Slam semifinal since.Wozniacki will now admit her desire to hang onto the No. 1 ranking and the constant references to the lack of a Slam title wore on her, even if she tried to never let it show. She never got sharp or refused to answer the same question over and over, but she had a lot more of Clijsters in her than Williams, now a close friend but one of the most rapacious winners on tour.At times, Wozniacki seemed like shed succeeded Clijsters for the title of nicest player on tour -- which is a great thing to be as a human being but often has no application to dominating tournaments.So imagine the little ripple of surprise Wozniacki caused the other day after shed upset Keys -- playing some tennis that was almost as immaculate as her win over Sevastova -- and actually bragged a little, saying, I think it sucks for some of the other players to have to play me early in tournaments.On Tuesday, Wozniacki admitted she saw Sevastova slip and fall during their match. But she told herself to have no sympathy.I think I was just a little extra focused, Wozniacki said. I knew if she can still walk and still put weight on it and stuff, then shes obviously going to go more for her shots. ... I kept serving well and made her run.Sevastova looked nothing like the player who had knocked off French Open champ Garbine Muguruza earlier in the tournament. And Wozniacki looked nothing like the ball returner whose own father and coach, Piotr, has said used to be happy just to make a semifinal.The dream needs to be to win, Piotr told USA Today on Sunday.Consider it done, his daughter says.I think when youre a little kid and you dont know what anything really means, everybody knows what it means to be the best in the world, and everybody knows what it means to be No. 1, Wozniacki said Tuesday. That is something Im extremely proud of. ... I mean, how crazy is it to say that youre the best in the world at something? Doesnt matter if its tennis, football, being a lawyer.So bring on Kerber. Then the Williams-Simona Halep winner after that.I still believe and feel like Im one of the top players, and grinding my way back, Wozniacki said. Hopefully, I have two more matches here. Cheap Air Jordan Nz Free Shipping . "Theyve both been real good," said Babcock. "Havent changed our minds." A decision has seemingly been made - Sundays Group B-deciding tilt against Finland ahead - but it could not have been an easy one. Price opened the tournament with a sturdy 19-save performance against the Norwegians, yielding just one goal. Cheap Air Jordan Nz Clearance .C. -- Calgarys Kevin Koe did it the hard way again. http://www.cheapairjordannz.com/ . Halifax beat the Saint John Sea Dogs 7-5 on the strength of two goals apiece from Nikolaj Ehlers, Matt Murphy and Brent Andrews. Jonathan Drouin also scored and had three assists while Zachary Fucale made 17 saves for the Mooseheads (16-8-0), who led 6-1 after two periods. ST. LOUIS -- Which Jaime Garcia will take the mound Sunday at Busch Stadium?Will it be the one who has been whacked for 11 runs in nine-plus innings of his last two starts, or will it be the one who lasted eight frames in each of his previous two outings?The answer could decide if the St. Louis Cardinals will wrap up their set with the Oakland Athletics on a winning note, or if theyll head for a critical nine-game road trip through the National League Central off a series loss to one of the American Leagues worst teams.The trends point toward a good game for Garcia (10-9, 4.37 ERA). He is 34-21 in 78 career games at home with a 2.87 ERA. Whats more, Oakland (56-73) has lost 16 of the last 20 games when opponents start a left-hander and its 13-21 record against lefty starters is the worst in the AL.But the As were able to flip the script Saturday night in a 3-2 win despite picking up just four hits, spoiling the first major league start of Alex Reyes. They scored their runs on a bases-loaded walk, a fielders choice grounder on which the Cardinals eschewed a sure out in favor of a risky throw to the plate that was late, and a sacrifice fly.Oakland has walked just 327 times in 129 games, but drew five walks, four against Reyes, who lasted just 4 2/3 innings as the As ran his pitch count up to 89.The coaches told us their starting pitcher was pretty wild, left fielder Khris Davis said. So I was looking for the first good pitch tto put a good swing on it. Cheap Air Jordan Nz Shoes. St. Louis (68-60) didnt put many good swings together after starting the fourth inning with consecutive singles. Its final 17 hitters went down in order, with perhaps two hard-hit balls total in that span.The result was the Cardinals failed to expand their 1 1/2-game lead on Miami and Pittsburgh for the NLs second wild-card spot. Whats more, the New York Mets pulled within 2 1/2 games with a victory over Philadelphia.We know that we have a good team, St. Louis reliever Matt Bowman said, and that if we can keep winning, everything will take care of itself.St. Louis will again face a pitcher with which its unfamiliar in right-hander Andrew Triggs (0-1, 4.38 ERA). His last outing was Monday night against Cleveland, which he blanked for six innings on just three hits and a walk, fanning six.But Triggs settled for a no-decision when the offense couldnt solve Carlos Carrasco and Oakland eventually lost 1-0.Triggs, who has been promoted and outrighted a whopping eight times this year, is one of three former relievers who have been forced into a starting role due to a spate of injuries that have decimated the rotation.You dont expect that many injuries in your rotation, As manager Bob Melvin said, but guys have been getting opportunities and making the most of them. ' ' ' 
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Struggling Australia have lost sevens playmaker Lewis Holland to a hamstring injury in a massive blow to their thinning medal hopes at the Rio Olympics. Nike Vapormax Nz .The world No.4-ranked side fought back from an upset 31-17 opening pool loss to France to stay alive with a tense 26-12 win over Spain in their second match at Deodoro Stadium.But their relief at fighting back from 12-7 down in the first half was quickly tempered by the tournament-ending injury to Holland, who was their best player on this years world circuit.Hes a class act in that 10 position but if hes not right, hes not right, coach Andy Friend.Former NSW and Melbourne Rebels three-quarter Tom Kingston has been called into the 12-man squad and James Stannard will move from halfback to five-eighth in Wednesdays crucial last pool match against second seeds South Africa.With Japan producing a major boilover against New Zealand and Argentina also surprising USA on a captivating day of upsets, Australia needed a big victory against Spain to be best placed to qualify for the knockout stages.But a series of missed tackles and a lost lineout saw them behind by five points at a time they were aiming to pile on points for their vital for-and-against tally.They escaped in the second half with John Porch scoring a pivotal 60m try from a quick penalty tap just after Holland limped off.Australia must now score a heavy upset of in-form South Africa, who thumped both Spain 24-0 and France 26-0, to ensure a quarter-final spot.Friend hinted the enormity of the Olympics may have got to his side in their four-tries-to-two loss to France, as well as the excitement of the womens sevens gold medal on Monday night.We love what they did last night but we are our own team, he said.The second game was a win but we have to be a lot better than that.The most important thing is we have to defend better. We leaked too many tries there and made too many missed tackles. Wholesale Nike Vapormax Nz .J. Jefferson has been charged with assaulting his girlfriend. Discount Nike Vapormax Nz . "I was fortunate to play many years at this level with a great organization and unbelievable teammates," said Hejduk in a statement. http://www.vapormaxnz.com/ .com) - The Pittsburgh Penguins placed forward James Neal on injured reserve Tuesday. WASHINGTON -- All seven members of Washington Nationals manager Dusty Bakers major league coaching staff will return to the team for the 2017 season.The team made the announcement on Twitter on Thursday.Among the coaches sticking around for next season: pitching coach Mike Maddux, hitting coach Rick Schu, bench coach Chris Speier, first base coach Davey Lopes and third base coach Bob Henley.It was Henley who waived Jayson Werth home in a bid to score from first on Ryan Zimmermans double in the seventh inning of Game 5 of the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers last week. Nike Vapormax Nz Cheap. Werth was easily thrown out, and the Nationals went on to lose 4-3 and get eliminated.The Nationals won 95 games and the NL East title in Bakers first season as their manager before losing to L.A. ' ' ' 
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. Air Jordan 4 Nz Cheap . -- Eric Hosmer got his first hit seven hours after the first pitch. It was the biggest one of the night.Hosmers single in the 11th inning drove in Cheslor Cuthbert with the winning run to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.The Royals have won six straight, matching a season high, and got their eighth walk-off victory.There was a 3-hour, 3-minute rain delay in the top of the fifth, plus a 12-minute delay when some of the lights went out in the bottom of the sixth.That was a long day, Hosmer said. With the delay, with the lights, you throw all that stuff in there, its definitely one of the longer ones Ive been a part of.Cuthbert led off the 11th with an infield single against J.T. Chargois (0-1), the sixth Twins pitcher. Lorenzo Cain then walked before Hosmers game-winning hit. Hosmer drove a full-count fastball to right.Pretty much the whole night Ive been seeing a lot of off-speed stuff, Hosmer said. I had just told myself that at-bat, show bunt early. If they get behind in the count and its a fastball count, then well swing it.Chien-Ming Wang (6-0) allowed one single in two innings. Six Royals relievers allowed one hit, walked four and struck out seven in 6 2/3 scoreless innings.Youre here this long, youve got to win it, Royals manager Ned Yost said. The bullpen was fantastic, again. Everybody rose to the occasion.Alex Gordon, who extended his hitting streak to a season-high 10 games, and Alcides Escobar singled with one-out in the 10th. However, Raul Mondesi struck out and Jarrod Dyson grounded out to the pitcher to end the inning.Brian Dozier homered in the third, going deep in seven consecutive games hes started against the Royals. He becomes the fourth player in history to homer in seven straight games against one opponent and the first since Ken Griffey Jr. in 1994 against the Texas Rangers. It was Doziers 28th home run, matching his season high set last season.Everything feels good, Dozier said. I got a good pitch to hit, worked the count, stood on a few breaking balls in the dirt and got a fastball right in the middle.Twins rookie starter Jose Berrios gave up a run-scoring single to Escobar and walked Dyson and Cuthbert with the bases loaded in the second.Berrios gave up four runs and five hits with four walks and a hit batter over four innings, throwing only 41 strikes in 77 pitches.Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez took a 4-1 lead into the fifth, but gave up three runs before the tarp was brought out. Eddie Rosario and Juan Centeno hit successive doubles to lead off the inning for the first run. Jorge Polancios two-run double tied it before the delay.Dysons single in the fourth scored Gordon.The Twins loaded the bases with three walks in the seventh, but came away empty.ORLANDO SITSRoyals CF Paulo Orlando, who is an 0-for-16 skid to drop his average to .318, did not start Friday. Dyson started for the first time since Aug. 11.BIRTHDAY BOYRoyals manager Ned Yost turned 62 Friday. Its just another day, Yost said. I dont think I look 62.TRAINERS ROOMTwins: They have five on the disabled list, including LHPs Tommy Milone (biceps tendinitis) and Buddy Boshers (elbow inflammation) and RHP Trevor May (lower back strain) all going on the list in the past 10 days.Royals: LHP Mike Minor, who has not pitched in the majors since 2014 after suffering a torn labrum last year, gave up six runs and seven hits, including two home runs, while walking two and striking out one in a rehab start Friday for Triple-A Omaha at Fresno.UP NEXTTwins: LHP Hector Santiago is 0-3 with a 9.42 ERA in his first three Minnesota starts after being acquired in an Aug. 1 trade with the Angels.Royals: RHP Ian Kennedy has a 0.95 ERA in his first three August starts. Cheap Authentic Jordan 4 Nz . It was the kind of score that might make everyone else wonder which course he was playing. Except that Graeme McDowell saw the whole thing. Crouched behind the 10th green at Sheshan International, McDowell looked over at the powerful American and said, "Ive probably seen 18 of the best drives Ive seen all year in the last two days. Cheap Air Jordan 4 Nz . Blackwood, 28, has played the last three seasons in the San Diego Padres system, including the past two summers with Class AA San Antonio of the Texas League. http://www.cheapairjordan4nz.com/ . -- The proud fathers huddled near the Dallas Stars dressing room, smiling, laughing and telling stories while wearing replica green sweaters of their sons team. RIO DE JANEIRO -- Michael Phelps is used to being in a league of his own.So it was strange to see him crowding onto a medal stand with two other swimmers Friday night.Phelps rallied from sixth overall at the turn to lock up a silver medal in the mens 100-meter butterfly, but the winningest Olympian of all time finished in a three-way tie for the medal with Chad le Clos and László Cseh.Meanwhile, Joseph Schooling of Singapore shocked the field by winning gold in Olympic-record time (50.39 seconds). It was the countrys first gold medal in any sport.Schooling, who also swims at the University of Texas, built a big lead on the opening lap and easily held off the hard-charging Phelps.Schooling -- almost exactly a decade younger than the 31-year-old American -- wouldnt let Phelps pull off one of his patented comebacks on the return lap. The time for the three silver-medal winners was 51.14.Phelps quickly swam over to congratulate Schooling, who seemed stunned by what he had done.Joe is tough. Hats off to him, he swam a great race. Its kind of special and a decent way to finish my last individual race, Phelps said.It hasnt really sunk in yet, Schooling said. Im sorry if I dont seem like Im full of emotions right now. I dont know what to believe, like, whether I actually did it or Im still preparing for my race.Schooling was equally complimentary of Phelps.[Phelps] is a guy that will go down in our history books as the greatest of all time of any sport. Im just honored and glad to have that moment and that privilege to race alongside Michael and Chad and all those guys, Schooling said.The three-way tie for the silvver medal is the first three-way tie for any medal in Olympic swimming history, according to ESPN Stats & Information. Cheap Air Jordan 4 Nz Sale. A three-way tie is pretty wild, Phelps said.Phelps now has won five medals over his week in Rio: Friday nights silver and four golds. His career total in the Olympics now stands at 27 medals.The Baltimore native will close out these Olympics in the 4x100 medley relay Saturday, in which hell have a shot for his 23rd gold medal.Earlier Friday, fellow American swimmer Ryan Lochte said he believed Phelps would compete in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, which Phelps politely contradicted after the 100 butterfly.I am not gonna be competing in four years, Phelps said.Later Friday, 16 years after winning his first individual gold medal at the Olympics, Anthony Ervin picked up his second with a furious dash from one end of the pool to the other.Completing a remarkable journey in the blink of an eye, the oldest member of the U.S. swimming team touched first in the 50-meter freestyle, edging the defending Olympic champion, Florent Manaudou of France, by a mere hundredth of a second.Another American, Nathan Adrian, took the bronze.The 35-year-old Ervin won his first gold at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, tying teammate Gary Hall Jr. for the top spot. He skipped the next two Olympics only to return for the 2012 London Games, but he failed to medal there.Now, improbably, hes back on top of the podium again.Information from The Associated Press was used in this report. ' ' ' 
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