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PARIS -- The Latest from the European Championship (all times local):---11:55 p. Cheap Nike Air Force 1 .m.Jonas Hector scored the winning penalty as Germany beat Italy 6-5 in a penalty shootout to reach the semifinals of the European Championship.Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer had saved Matteo Darmians spot kick moments before.Neither side could score in extra time after drawing 1-1 at the end of 90 minutes of their quarterfinal match in Bordeaux.Leonardo Bonucci converted a penalty in the 78th minute to bring Italy level after Jerome Boateng handled a flicked header by Giorgio Chiellini in the area.Mesut Ozil had given Germany the lead in the 65th, racing onto a deflected cross to steer in from eight meters.The match had been a tactical stalemate until Ozils goal, with defenses on top and neither goalkeeper seriously tested.Germany advances to a semifinal against France or Iceland in Marseille on Thursday.It was Germanys first ever competitive win over Italy.---11:50 p.m.Jonas Hector scored the winning penalty for Germany, moments after Matteo Darmian missed for Italy. Germany advances to the semifinals of Euro 2016 and will play either France or Iceland.---11:49 p.m.Germany beats Italy 6-5 in a penalty shootout to reach the semifinals.---11:32 p.m.The quarterfinal between Germany and Italy will be decided in a penalty shootout after the two teams ended extra time level at 1-1.---11:14 p.m.Germany and Italy are drawing 1-1 at the end of the first period of extra time. If the scores are level at the end of extra time, the match will be decided in a penalty shootout.---10:53 p.m.Germany and Italy will play extra time after drawing 1-1 at the end of 90 minutes of their quarterfinal match in Bordeaux.Leonardo Bonucci converted a penalty in the 78th minute to bring Italy level after Jerome Boateng handled a flicked header by Giorgio Chiellini in the area.Mesut Ozil had given Germany the lead in the 65th, racing onto a deflected cross to steer in a finish from eight meters.The match had been a tactical stalemate until Ozils goal, with defenses on top and neither goalkeeper seriously tested.---10:39 p.m.Leonardo Bonucci slotted a penalty into the bottom right hand corner of the Germany net to equalize for Italy. Jerome Boateng had conceded the penalty when the ball hit his raised arm.---10:37 p.m.GOAL: Leonardo Bonucci equalizes for Italy from the penalty spot in the 78th minute. Germany and Italy are level at 1-1.---10:29 p.m.Mesut Ozil scored from close range after a cross from Jonas Hector took a deflection from an Italy defender. Germany leads Italy 1-0 in their quarterfinal in Bordeaux.---10:24 p.m.GOAL: Mesut Ozil scores for Germany in the 65th minute. Germany leads Italy 1-0.---9:49 p.m.Germany and Italy are drawing 0-0 at halftime in a cagey, tactical match in their quarterfinal in Bordeaux.Germany had most of the possession but was stifled by Italys defense. Neither goalkeeper was seriously tested in the first 45 minutes.Thomas Mueller had the best chance of the first period but his 42nd minute shot lacked power and was easily saved by Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. Soon after, Stefano Sturaro also had a shot from the edge of the penalty area for Italy but his shot was deflected wide.Germany midfielder Sami Khedira was taken off in the 15th minute for an apparent left thigh injury, and was replaced by Bastian SchweinsteigerThe winner will play France or Iceland in the semifinals.---8:25 p.m.Wales 3-1 victory Belgium has redoubled Icelands belief that it can beat France and advance to the semifinals of Euro 2016.It is a joy to watch and I think Wales are a force to be reckoned with, Iceland captain Aron Gunnarsson said Saturday. They have got a good squad, good players and a tough togetherness.I think theyre showing great attitude and desire to win football matches. It is something we can definitely learn from. I think we are quite similar to them, especially in that direction.Iceland takes on the host in the Stade de France on Sunday, and co-coach Lars Lagerback described a motivational image he showed to his team.It was a road that has two directions, Lagerback said. One is going home and one is going towards Marseille.Thats the southern French city where Iceland would play Germany or Italy in the semifinals if it beats France.---8:20 p.m.Midfielder Stefano Sturaro has replaced Daniele De Rossi in Italys starting lineup for the teams quarterfinal against Germany in Bordeaux.De Rossi injured his thigh in Italys 2-0 win over Spain in the round of 16. Its unclear whether De Rossi will be available to come on from the bench.Thats the only change announced by Italy coach Antonio Conte.His counterpart for Germany, Joachim Loew, has also made one change from the side that defeated Slovakia 3-0 in the round of 16, with right back Benedikt Hoewedes coming in for Julian Draxler, who failed to keep his place despite his man-of-the-match performance in the previous game.Makeshift defender Joshua Kimmich keeps his place, suggesting Loew is employing the three-at-the-back strategy that served him to good effect in the 4-1 friendly win over Italy in Munich in March.Germany is aiming for its first win over Italy at a major tournament.---8:05 p.m.Here are the lineups for the quarterfinal match between Germany and Italy in Bordeaux:Germany: Manuel Neuer, Jonas Hector, Joshua Kimmich, Mats Hummels, Jerome Boateng, Benedikt Hoewedes, Sami Khedira, Toni Kroos, Thomas Mueller, Mesut Ozil, Mario Gomez.Italy: Gianluigi Buffon, Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini, Mattia De Sciglio, Alessandro Florenzi, Marco Parolo, Stefano Sturaro, Emanuele Giaccherini, Graziano Pelle, Eder.---3:30 p.m.UEFA has agreed to a request by the Italian soccer federation for its players to wear black armbands in their quarterfinal against Germany on Saturday.The gesture pays tribute to Italian victims of an attack in Bangladesh which began late Friday.At least 20 people were killed after dozens of people were taken hostage at a restaurant in the diplomatic zone of Bangladeshs capital city Dhaka.Security forces stormed the restaurant early Saturday to end a 10-hour standoff with militants.Italys Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says there are Italian victims, though he did not give details.Italy plays Germany at Bordeaux.---3:10 p.m.France coach Didier Deschamps has a dilemma in defense for the quarterfinal against Iceland on Sunday. With Adil Rami suspended, he must pick either untested Samuel Umtiti or the out of form Eliaquim Mangala to partner Laurent Koscielny at center half.Umtiti has never played for France, while Mangala did not feature in any pre-tournament warmup matches.They have two tall strikers who have a lot of presence, they are athletic and strong, Deschamps said of Iceland. I cant make my players taller by adding a few centimeters. Its a question of being strong in the challenges and paying close attention to the second ball.At 1.88 meters (6-foot-2) and weighing 84 kilograms (185 pounds), Mangala is taller and stronger than Umtiti -- who is 1.80 meters (5-foot-11) and weighs nearly 10 kilograms (22 pounds) less. Wholesale Nike Air Force 1 For Sale . -- Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings was selected Monday to his second straight Pro Bowl, while guard Kyle Long made it after a solid rookie season. Nike Air Force 1 Sale . 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On one hand, the coach is keen to make as much of an impact as possible in the short period they are with the team. In the case of Saqlain, that was originally only going to be for two weeks on this tour, though it has now been extended to something approaching a month.On the other hand, such short-term coaches can be reluctant to force themselves on players. One highly respected batting coach who was invited to spend a session or two with the team during the summer departed having hardly spoken to the players for fear of tinkering without sufficient time to make substantial progress.Saqlain understands this. He understands that, as a consultant, his role is not to completely overhaul anyones technique and that, going into a game, the worst thing he could do is inject any negativity or doubt into a players mind.He has made it explicit that he didnt want to come in and change anything, Ansari said after Englands training session at the not especially catchily named Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam. He hasnt had time to change our actions and, in the lead-up to Test, the last thing you want to be doing is changing what youre doing.He acts as our cheerleader to some extent. He boosts us and makes us feel good about ourselves. And as someone who has been so successful to come in and say I think youre a good bowler and I think you can take wickets at this level, that gives you a lot of confidence and that is important for Test cricket.Saqlain may have learned a thing or two in this regard. During his first stint with the England team, just ahead of the Manchester Test against Pakistan, he mentioned to Moeen Ali that he may like to alter his grip a little in a bid to gain more bounce. But when the result was a couple of head-high full tosses, they both concluded that the time for technical changes is not a couple of days before a Test.His input is not limited to bowling, either. Moeen credits his improvement against spin bowling in part to Saqlains comments. So when Saqlain mentioned that Javed Miandad had recently told him how much he admired Moeens batting, Moeen was thrilled and more receptive to the advice - advice offered many times previously by Mark Ramprakash - that he might like to come down the pitch more often against spin bowlers. Sometimes the source of the advice is just as important as the subject.Thats not to say that Saqlain is nothing but a cheerleader. He also has the experience to offer practical advice. So, while Adil Rashids Test career has previously been characterised by coaches suggesting that he would need to bowl quicker to succeed in international cricket, Saqlain has recognised that Rashid has several gifts but that speed will never be one of them.Instead, he has encouraged him to embrace his natural strengths: to give the ball some air, to give the ball a rip and to back his own skills to defeat the batsmen. On the evidence of thee Rajkot Test, where Rashid produced probably the best bowling performance of his Test career, it seems to be working well. Discount Nike Air Force 1 Shoes. .Its more about your approach to bowling and bowling in Test cricket, Ansari said. How you can maintain your composure when batsmen are coming at you, when the crowd is loud and when youre playing on TV. All these external factors, he brings a certain perspective to that.Saqlains background may be relevant, too. Four of this England squad identify as British Muslims and three - including all three of the spin bowlers from the Rajkot Test - have family roots in Pakistan. Saqlain is a man they can identify with, and not just as a cricketer.Ansari, while reluctant to think of himself as a role model as an individual at this stage of his career, nevertheless celebrates the success of the collective and feels their visible success is a good thing for society.As a group of four British Muslims there is something in that, he says. Theres no doubt. Thats really exciting and something were proud of. A lot of people outside the group clearly care about that and value that a lot. And that is a good thing in our society.From a personal point of view, I wouldnt hold myself up as a role model. At least in that way. Im from a very privileged background. I dont necessarily challenge norms in a particularly obvious way or even in a superficial way. So I wouldnt necessarily characterise myself as breaking down boundaries. But Moeen, Adil and Haseeb Hameed - all of them are doing a wonderful job representing their communities. And thats not an easy role to play.On a day of optional nets - the seamers from the first Test plus Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow took the opportunity to rest - James Anderson ran in hard and looked as if he was raring to go. But it was Steven Finn who troubled the batsmen most, generating unpleasant bounce from just back of a length. Both are set to be frustrated, though, with England likely to play the same XI that featured in Rajkot.And that would mean another chance for Ansari. Though he is modest about his own talents - he describes himself as not a natural ball-player and seems somewhat in awe of Moeen having spent a month or so watching him at close quarters - he concedes that he is growing more comfortable with the glare of life in international cricket.The second game felt easier from a psychological perspective, he says. Just the attention being removed from you to some extent - as an England player, people are always observing - but that singular attention shifting away is a big thing for the second Test and going forward. It allows you to play the game as a game rather than as an event that you are the centre of.Im not a natural ball-player. I guess its all relative. Im probably comparing myself with Moeen or people like that. They work incredibly hard but, from the outside, they have a certain touch that maybe I dont feel like I quite have. But this is just my perspective. Other people might say youre talking rubbish; youre being self-deprecating. But thats genuine.Ansaris skills are likCanterbury coach Des Hasler bit back at his sides critics, brushing off claims theyre shaping as NRL also-rans. Cheap Nike Air Max 90 .The Bulldogs are right in the mix, placed fourth with four regular rounds to play but have copped criticism after unconvincing wins over strugglers St George Illawarra and Newcastle in the last fortnight.While Hasler attributed those performances to the opposition and also difficult conditions on Saturday in Newcastle, legends Darren Lockyer and Brad Fittler cast doubt over their title credentials.Lockyer said he believed they were out of the running and too inconsistent while Fittler said they were winning ugly and getting home on the back of some individual brilliance.However Hasler, whose side has won six of their last seven matches, pointed to their position on the ladder as proof of their credentials.Winning ugly, what does that mean? Were winning games when we need to, Hasler said.Obviously at the same time its a pretty tight comp.Theres three sides fighting for third and fourth and how many sides are fighting it out for sixth, seventh and eighth spot?I think thats a good thing.The Bulldogs have lost just three games since round 10 in May with all of those defeats coming against sides in top four contention - North Queensland (fifth), Cronulla (second) and Canberra (third).They are also third in the league for completions and fourth for metres made, illustrating theyre capable of executing and dominating their opposition.Asked about suggestions they werent in the hunt, Hasler was blunt: Well were in fourth place. Cheap Air Max Authentic . Collaros, 25, was solid last season, posting a 5-2 record as the starter while incumbent Ricky Ray was injured. 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HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Penn State is countersuing its former president, saying he violated his employment agreement by not disclosing what he knew about former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky before Sanduskys arrest on child molestation charges in 2011.The universitys claim was filed Monday, along with its response to a revised breach-of-contract lawsuit Graham Spanier filed in the courthouse near State College last month.The school says Spanier violated a 2010 employment contract and wants back the millions it has paidd him over the past five years. Wholesale Nike Shoes. The counterclaim says Spanier didnt fully disclose what he knew about the Sandusky grand jury investigation in 2011, or information about complaints regarding Sandusky showering with boys in 1998 and 2001.Spanier attorney Tom Clare calls it a last-ditch effort by Penn State to escape liability for its multiple clear breaches of the separation agreement. ' ' 'ely to be tested to the full in the second Test. While the pitch at Visakhapatnam currently has some grass on it, the groundsman expects it to turn from day two. It is likely that spin will play a greater part than it did in Rajkot and likely that the toss will, once again, prove important. ' ' '

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