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FLORHAM PARK, N. Tony Brown Super Bowl Jersey .J. -- New York Jets rookie linebacker Jordan Jenkins is doubtful to play Thursday night against the Buffalo Bills with a calf injury that also sidelined him for the season opener.Jenkins, a projected starter at outside linebacker, was hurt during practice on Aug. 22 and hasnt participated since. Coach Todd Bowles said Tuesday that it appeared unlikely that the third-round draft pick out of Georgia would play against the Bills.Jenkins said last Friday that his calf is feeling better, but the team doesnt want to rush him and risk further injury.Third-string quarterback Bryce Petty (right shoulder) is out, and cornerback Darryl Roberts (foot) is listed Wednesday as doubtful.Defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson (ankle, toe) and linebackers David Harris (shoulder) and Bruce Carter (shoulder) are questionable.---AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and AP NFL Twitter feed: www.twitter.com/AP-NFL Bart Starr Super Bowl Jersey . "It was nerve-wracking, but we pulled through," said Collaros, who threw four touchdown passes to lead the Toronto Argonauts (8-4) to a 33-27 win over the Calgary Stampeders (9-3) in front of 28,781 fans at McMahon Stadium. Randall Cobb Super Bowl Jersey . LOUIS -- Mike Smith is used to facing plenty of shots, so this was nothing new. http://www.packersonlineteamstore.com/bryan-bulaga-youth-jersey.html . Once again Jordan Cieciwa (@FitCityJordan) and I (@LynchOnSports) go head to head in our picks. Last weekend at UFC Fight Night 32 my #TeamLynch got the best of #TeamJC by a score of 9-6. Let us know which side youre on for UFC 167 use the hashtag #TeamLynch or #TeamJC on Twitter. BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil -- Tobin Heath was going to be healthy by Aug. 3.Fortunately, when the calendar reached the aforementioned date, it just so happened that she was healthy.When it comes to the Olympics, those two sentences dont mean the same thing.Slowed by a hamstring injury in the build-up to the Rio Games, Heath knew she would be healthy enough to play on Aug. 3, no matter what her hamstring suggested, because the U.S. womens national team took the field for the first time on that date. But in this particular instance, it didnt have to be a case of mind over matter. Her hamstring actually healed.Fortunately for me, I do feel fully healthy, Heath said the day before the game. But I do think in terms of tournament modes, you always just want to feel good enough.She was as good as her word. She was very good. Not coincidentally, the United States was good enough for a 2-0 win over New Zealand and a clean start in Group G ahead of Saturdays high-stakes second game against fellow gold-medal hopeful France (4 p.m. ET).It was a night when the small crowd in Belo Horizonte took increasing delight heckling U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo, the consensus among local media and native Portuguese speakers being that what began as chants of a slur often directed at goalkeepers upon kicking the ball soon morphed into similar-sounding chants of Zika in response to Solos publicly expressed concerns about the virus.After the game, Solo played down the reception. If fans had fun at her expense, she suggested, so be it.Nor was it all that malicious in the scheme of things -- if the interpretation of the changing chants was correct, the first should be far more troublesome than the second that merely needled a well-known player for public comments and social media posts. But in some sense its a shame that the whole audible sideshow took any focus off a player whose style should endear her to Brazilian soccer fans -- a player for whom Brazil is practically a pilgrimage.I think its a very special place to play, as a football player, Heath said of an Olympic career that has also taken her to some of the great soccer temples of English football.Asked about the chants, U.S. coach Jill Ellis said she hoped her team played a style the Brazilian fans could embrace.They do that better with Heath on the field than not.Consider the goal that put the Americans ahead in the ninth minute. Heath started the game on the left side, familiar space to her but also the real estate in which teenager Mallory Pugh has so often dazzled this year. On this sequence, Heath could have made a run for the end line to set up a cross. Instead, she cut back, avoided defenders and served a perfect cross toward the head of Carli Lloyd (or to improve the odds still more, Allie Longs nearby head).Lloyd sent a header back to where the service came from and found an empty net.Its really my job to get in the box and get on the end of crosses, Lloyd said. There is really no excuse. Ive been working on it. I can outleap people. Its one of those things where, its kind of been the next step for me, just getting on the end of crosses. Montravius Adams Super Bowl Jersey. I knew she was going to whip in a good ball and had to somehow get up there, leap up there and find the back of the net.The opening goal came quickly enough, but only after Heath had already served notice of her presence on the field with a free kick that gave Alex Morgan a clean header in front of the goal.Inside of 10 minutes, Heath set up the two players this team most needs to feed.As often as not, as in this instance, at least one of them is going to score.I think that was the best way we could have started, Heath said of Lloyds goal. Obviously we came out with a lot of energy, with a lot of determination. I think in that regard, we kind of put our best foot forward and got that goal, and I think that helped propel us throughout the game.Morgan scored the insurance goal early in the second half.It was yet another goal in a major tournament for Lloyd, who has scored in five such games in a row. The co-captain became one of 15 American women to play in at least three Olympics. It is her team now, and it is increasingly clear it follows her lead. But the list of players with at least three Olympics also now includes the player who set her up for the goal. Always popular but never quite one of the faces of the team, Heath has amassed 120 caps well before her 30th birthday. She has taken the field in the U.S. uniform more times than anyone on the active Olympic roster save Lloyd and Solo.I think Tobin has grown so much as a player, Lloyd said. She has become such a two-way midfielder. Not to say that she didnt work hard when she was a younger player, but I think shes now got the discipline to track back and win balls, win second balls, tackle. Shes a phenomenal player. Shes soaring with confidence and a super, super important piece to this team.Ellis singled out many of those same traits -- Heaths value as an attacking player, the ability to take on opponents one-on-one and her ability to put the ball on the foot of teammates. She talked, too, about the work rate, the one that forced New Zealand player after New Zealand player to bring her to the ground, either in pursuit or after turning over the ball. Sure, Heath knows how to make the most of that contact, earning a sarcastic pat on the shoulder from Ria Percival after the latter received a yellow card for a tangling of feet. Great players do.But there is more that Heath offers, traits that Pugh, who left her Olympic debut with a minor right ankle issue, and Crystal Dunn dont have at such early stages of such astoundingly promising careers.The other thing we get with Tobin is a player thats been there and someone who can calm us in the storm, Ellis said. There were moments in that game when momentum was building for them. And having players like this that are very comfortable on the ball helps take the steam out of your opponent.If not the steam out of the crowd.Solo was the lightning rod this night, but as she so often does, Heath sparked a team to life. 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FLORHAM PARK, N. Tony Brown Super Bowl Jersey .J. -- New York Jets rookie linebacker Jordan Jenkins is doubtful to play Thursday night against the Buffalo Bills with a calf injury that also sidelined him for the season opener.Jenkins, a projected starter at outside linebacker, was hurt during practice on Aug. 22 and hasnt participated since. Coach Todd Bowles said Tuesday that it appeared unlikely that the third-round draft pick out of Georgia would play against the Bills.Jenkins said last Friday that his calf is feeling better, but the team doesnt want to rush him and risk further injury.Third-string quarterback Bryce Petty (right shoulder) is out, and cornerback Darryl Roberts (foot) is listed Wednesday as doubtful.Defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson (ankle, toe) and linebackers David Harris (shoulder) and Bruce Carter (shoulder) are questionable.---AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and AP NFL Twitter feed: www.twitter.com/AP-NFL Bart Starr Super Bowl Jersey . "It was nerve-wracking, but we pulled through," said Collaros, who threw four touchdown passes to lead the Toronto Argonauts (8-4) to a 33-27 win over the Calgary Stampeders (9-3) in front of 28,781 fans at McMahon Stadium. Randall Cobb Super Bowl Jersey . LOUIS -- Mike Smith is used to facing plenty of shots, so this was nothing new. http://www.packersonlineteamstore.com/bryan-bulaga-youth-jersey.html . Once again Jordan Cieciwa (@FitCityJordan) and I (@LynchOnSports) go head to head in our picks. Last weekend at UFC Fight Night 32 my #TeamLynch got the best of #TeamJC by a score of 9-6. Let us know which side youre on for UFC 167 use the hashtag #TeamLynch or #TeamJC on Twitter. BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil -- Tobin Heath was going to be healthy by Aug. 3.Fortunately, when the calendar reached the aforementioned date, it just so happened that she was healthy.When it comes to the Olympics, those two sentences dont mean the same thing.Slowed by a hamstring injury in the build-up to the Rio Games, Heath knew she would be healthy enough to play on Aug. 3, no matter what her hamstring suggested, because the U.S. womens national team took the field for the first time on that date. But in this particular instance, it didnt have to be a case of mind over matter. Her hamstring actually healed.Fortunately for me, I do feel fully healthy, Heath said the day before the game. But I do think in terms of tournament modes, you always just want to feel good enough.She was as good as her word. She was very good. Not coincidentally, the United States was good enough for a 2-0 win over New Zealand and a clean start in Group G ahead of Saturdays high-stakes second game against fellow gold-medal hopeful France (4 p.m. ET).It was a night when the small crowd in Belo Horizonte took increasing delight heckling U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo, the consensus among local media and native Portuguese speakers being that what began as chants of a slur often directed at goalkeepers upon kicking the ball soon morphed into similar-sounding chants of Zika in response to Solos publicly expressed concerns about the virus.After the game, Solo played down the reception. If fans had fun at her expense, she suggested, so be it.Nor was it all that malicious in the scheme of things -- if the interpretation of the changing chants was correct, the first should be far more troublesome than the second that merely needled a well-known player for public comments and social media posts. But in some sense its a shame that the whole audible sideshow took any focus off a player whose style should endear her to Brazilian soccer fans -- a player for whom Brazil is practically a pilgrimage.I think its a very special place to play, as a football player, Heath said of an Olympic career that has also taken her to some of the great soccer temples of English football.Asked about the chants, U.S. coach Jill Ellis said she hoped her team played a style the Brazilian fans could embrace.They do that better with Heath on the field than not.Consider the goal that put the Americans ahead in the ninth minute. Heath started the game on the left side, familiar space to her but also the real estate in which teenager Mallory Pugh has so often dazzled this year. On this sequence, Heath could have made a run for the end line to set up a cross. Instead, she cut back, avoided defenders and served a perfect cross toward the head of Carli Lloyd (or to improve the odds still more, Allie Longs nearby head).Lloyd sent a header back to where the service came from and found an empty net.Its really my job to get in the box and get on the end of crosses, Lloyd said. There is really no excuse. Ive been working on it. I can outleap people. Its one of those things where, its kind of been the next step for me, just getting on the end of crosses. Montravius Adams Super Bowl Jersey. I knew she was going to whip in a good ball and had to somehow get up there, leap up there and find the back of the net.The opening goal came quickly enough, but only after Heath had already served notice of her presence on the field with a free kick that gave Alex Morgan a clean header in front of the goal.Inside of 10 minutes, Heath set up the two players this team most needs to feed.As often as not, as in this instance, at least one of them is going to score.I think that was the best way we could have started, Heath said of Lloyds goal. Obviously we came out with a lot of energy, with a lot of determination. I think in that regard, we kind of put our best foot forward and got that goal, and I think that helped propel us throughout the game.Morgan scored the insurance goal early in the second half.It was yet another goal in a major tournament for Lloyd, who has scored in five such games in a row. The co-captain became one of 15 American women to play in at least three Olympics. It is her team now, and it is increasingly clear it follows her lead. But the list of players with at least three Olympics also now includes the player who set her up for the goal. Always popular but never quite one of the faces of the team, Heath has amassed 120 caps well before her 30th birthday. She has taken the field in the U.S. uniform more times than anyone on the active Olympic roster save Lloyd and Solo.I think Tobin has grown so much as a player, Lloyd said. She has become such a two-way midfielder. Not to say that she didnt work hard when she was a younger player, but I think shes now got the discipline to track back and win balls, win second balls, tackle. Shes a phenomenal player. Shes soaring with confidence and a super, super important piece to this team.Ellis singled out many of those same traits -- Heaths value as an attacking player, the ability to take on opponents one-on-one and her ability to put the ball on the foot of teammates. She talked, too, about the work rate, the one that forced New Zealand player after New Zealand player to bring her to the ground, either in pursuit or after turning over the ball. Sure, Heath knows how to make the most of that contact, earning a sarcastic pat on the shoulder from Ria Percival after the latter received a yellow card for a tangling of feet. Great players do.But there is more that Heath offers, traits that Pugh, who left her Olympic debut with a minor right ankle issue, and Crystal Dunn dont have at such early stages of such astoundingly promising careers.The other thing we get with Tobin is a player thats been there and someone who can calm us in the storm, Ellis said. There were moments in that game when momentum was building for them. And having players like this that are very comfortable on the ball helps take the steam out of your opponent.If not the steam out of the crowd.Solo was the lightning rod this night, but as she so often does, Heath sparked a team to life. 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NICE, France -- Albert Montanes of Spain clinched his sixth title by defeating French wild-card entry Gael Monfils 6-0, 7-6 (3) in the final of the Open de Nice on Saturday. Kentavius Street Super Bowl Jersey . The match was interrupted by rain at 4-0 in the first set, but that didnt seem to bother Montanes, who broke for a 3-1 lead in the second and looked set to cruise toward victory. But Monfils, a former top-10 player whose 2012 season was hampered by a right knee injury, fought back and levelled at 4-4. Montanes took a 4-1 lead in the tiebreaker and sealed the win when a backhand from Monfils sailed long. The Open de Nice is a warm-up tournament for the French Open. Marquise Goodwin Super Bowl Jersey . U.S. District Judge Lorna G. Schofield in Manhattan agreed that lawyers on both sides could make their formal requests by Nov. 8. A hearing is scheduled for a day earlier. Jordan Siev, a lawyer for Rodriguez, wrote in a joint letter to the judge from lawyers on both sides that MLB lawyers planned to ask that the lawsuit be dismissed. Dee Ford Super Bowl Jersey . Mickelson barely made the cut but had the best round of the day with nine birdies and an eagle coupled with two bogeys to sit two shots behind leader Craig Lee of Scotland. Lee shot a 69 for a 12-under 204 total. "I just love the fact I am in contention and have an opportunity in my first tournament of the year here in Abu Dhabi," Mickelson said. http://www.49ersofficialfanshop.com/y-a-tittle-jersey-sales.html . Louis. To which I would say two things: 1. Where there is smoke, there is or perhaps has been a little fire. Or, in other words, the two teams would appear to have at least spoken. And spoken is defined as one calling the other to inquire, no more, no less. PITTSBURGH --?James Harrison wont participate in his NFL interview over the Al-Jazeera America report without verbally sacking commissioner Roger Goodell.Harrison, who proposed to meet with league investigators Aug. 30, couldnt help himself when discussing the leagues dangling of potential discipline for failing to cooperate with an investigation into alleged performance-enhancing drug use.If it leads to the hands of that crook, I mean Roger Goodell, he can do whatever he wants, said Harrison, who wants to broadcast his interview for transparency.Thats just the collective bargaining agreement that the players signed [in 2011].On Monday night, the league issued a letter to the NFL Players Association threatening to suspend Harrison, Green Bay Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers, and free-agent linebacker Mike Neal if they failed to schedule an interview by Aug. 25.In December 2015, Al-Jazeera linked several players to PED use through primary source Charlie Sly, who has since recanted his comments.The league said it made at least seven attempts to interview the players and that the affidavit filed by Harrison and others proclaiming innocence did not qualify as cooperation.Harrison maintains he has never used PEDs and is interviewing because he wants to play this year -- not because he wants to make the league happy.Speaking to ESPNs Mike & Mike on Friday morning, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith called the NFLs investigation another public fight between the union and the league.What issue that you and I would believe iss reasonable has been solved in a reasonable way with the National Football League over the last few years? Smith said. Tom Rathman Super Bowl Jersey. . I would say nothing.Smith said he would prefer that the two sides find a way to settle issues in a business-like way.Harrison, 38, is entering his 15th NFL season.If it went to a longer situation and I got the suspension, the bigger outcome wasnt really worth it, Harrison said. I wouldnt be on the team. Id hurt the team, hurt my teammates and coaches.The NFL has not formally accepted the interview request. Harrison said he assumes the talks will happen at the Steelers facility in Pittsburgh. The league is open to conducting interviews outside of its New York City office.Harrison said he expects the questions to be limited to the contents of the report and said he doesnt know whatever evidence they think they may have.The league cleared recently retired quarterback?Peyton Manning, who was a central figure in the report, shortly after interviewing him.Harrison, who called Goodell a dictator, puppet and other names in a 2011 Mens Journal interview, originally said he wanted the commissioner to conduct the interview at Harrisons house.Hell have to settle for lunch with investigators, an experience he hopes goes viral.Ive been prosecuted, persecuted in the media by them, for something I didnt do, Harrison said. I dont see why we couldnt have the media there [at the interview], do it live. ' ' ' 
MINNEAPOLIS -- The decisive blow for Minnesota came on Ian Desmonds leadoff home run in the 10th inning for the Texas Rangers. John Taylor Jersey .The Twins essentially lost the game a lot earlier.Desmonds homer set up Sam Dyson for the save as the Rangers held on for a 3-2 victory Friday night, but the Twins hit into double plays to end the fourth, fifth and sixth innings against starter Martin Perez.Another way to let one go, manager Paul Molitor said.In the fifth, after Max Kepler sacrificed to move the runners up to second and third, Kurt Suzuki tried to bunt, too. Trevor Plouffe broke for home with the pitch on a suicide squeeze play, but the ball popped high enough in the air for first baseman Mitch Moreland to catch it and throw across the diamond for an easy out. Just the type of ugly mistakes that have made a bad season much worse for the Twins.Just one of those situations that came up. It didnt work out. We didnt get the ball down, Molitor said.After losing back-to-back games to the Yankees in New York on the last at-bat, including a six-run rally Wednesday against Bush and Dyson, the league-leading Rangers settled in for a series against the worst team in the majors.Dyson surrendered a leadoff single to Kepler, but he struck out the next two batters and notched his 17th save in 19 attempts. Matt Bush (3-1) pitched two scoreless innings for the win, which lifted the Rangers to a club-record 52-29 mark at the 81-game midpoint of their season.Its a much better number than being the other way around, Rangers manager Jeff Banister said.Flip their record, and its still three games better than the Twins.Plouffe tied the game for the Twins with a two-run home run in the seventh that spoiled Martin Perezs shutout bid, but Desmond took Fernando Abad (1-3) deep to start the extra session. Abad has taken the loss in three of his last four appearances, and his ERA has risen to 2.67, up from 0.47 a little over a month ago.Obviously that fastball wasnt where he wanted it, Molitor said. But hes still one of our guys at the end of the game that we count on.Ervin Santana turned in his third straight sturdy start for the Twins, though he needed 117 pitches to log 6 1/3 innings. Two of his three walks came in the seventh, when pinch-hitter Jurickson Profar put the Rangers in front with a two-run single off reliever Ryan Pressly. Santana struck out five and allowed only three hits.I felt great, Santana said.QUITE A SNAGByron Buxton made a running catch against the wall in right-center field to end the 10th for the Twins and keep the margin at one run.I just really wanted to get us out of the inning so I just did my best to try to get to the ball, Buxton said.DOZIERS DRIVESBrian Dozier singled before Plouffes homer, stretching his hitting streak to a career-high 13 consecutive games during which hes hitting .431 with 12 extra-base hits and 13 RBI. Doziers run of 11 games in a row with at least one extra-base hit ended as the longest in a single season in the majors since Chipper Jones had 14 straight in 2006, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.TRAINERS ROOMMiguel Sano played 3B in his return from rehab (hamstring), and he threw Adrian Beltre out with an off-balance, bare-handed grab of a slow grounder to end the sixth. Sano pumped his arm on the way to the dugout. With the RF experiment all but over, Sano will rotate between 3B and DH, Molitor said.UP NEXTRangers RHP Chi Chi Gonzalez (0-1, 9.00 ERA) will make his second start of the season Saturday afternoon. RHP Tyler Duffey (3-6, 5.59 ERA) will take the mound for the Twins in the middle game of the series, coming off a career-high eight innings in a win on the road over the Yankees. He gave up just two hits and one run. Custom Patriots T-shirts . Those lessons were more than enough to overwhelm the Utah Jazz. Lou Williams scored 25 points and the Hawks continued their offensive upswing as they rolled to an easy 118-85 victory over the Jazz on Friday night, winning their third straight and for the fourth time in five games. Kevan Barlow Jersey . Brad Jacobs and his Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., team took control of the game early. http://www.custompatriotsjersey.com/ . -- Matt Ryan needed one of the best games of his career to lead the Falcons and their depleted offence out of their three-game losing streak last week. NEW ORLEANS -- Time will tell if the stunning comeback the New Orleans Saints pulled out before getting this week off will be a confidence-building turning point or a mere reprieve from an otherwise miserable season.Its too early to make judgments already, said Saints fullback John Kuhn, who scored three TDs, including the winner last weekend. Its going to be nice to take this momentum into the bye, get healthy, come back, kind of get refocused.For now, the 1/3 Saints -- who might have been 0-4 if not for a fourth-quarter meltdown by San Diego last weekend -- can take some solace in the fact 13 other NFL teams were also 1/3 or worse through Week 4. In the NFC South, theyre tied for second, two games out of first with 12 to go.Meanwhile, optimism stems from the anticipated return of several injured regulars in coming weeks, making the timing of the Saints bye week rather fortuitous for the banged-up club.We have a chance to get a number of guys back that have been out; obviously that number has been high for us -- unusually high this early part of the season, Saints coach Sean Payton said. It falls at a good time for a number of players.Starting left tackle Terron Armstead (knee), starting middle linebacker James Laurinaitis (quad), projected starting linebacker Dannell Ellerbe (quad), tight end Josh Hill (ankle) and left guard Senio Kelemete (hamstring) all missed last Sundays game with injuries. The Saints have characterized them as week to week, providing hope that any or all of them could be back by the time the Saints return to action Oct. 16 against Carolina in the Superdome.Additionally, safety Kenny Vaccaro (ankle) and receiver Willie Snead (toe) played through their recent injuries last Sunday. Vaccaro said he and a number of other players would be spending the week off getting treatment at team headquarters.We need it, Vaccaro said of the week off. A lot of guys dont like the early bye because you kind of want it in Week 10 after youre really, really beat up. But weve had so many injuries early and a lot of guys that are playing are banged-up, so itll be exciting to see guys out there fresh, flying around.And in just a few more weeks, starting cornerback Delvin Breaux and first-round draft choice Sheldon Rankins, a projected starter at defensive tackle, could be back. Both of them have broken legs.Yet the schedule only appears to get tougher. And some of the Saints statistical rankings -- particularly on defense -- havent been flattering through the first month.Havingg ranked 31st in the NFL in defense the past two seasons, New Orleans remained 31st through Week 4, allowing 422. Custom Patriots Jerseys. yards per game. Perhaps even more concerning for the unit is being dead last in points allowed per game at 32.5. Even last weekend, the Saints gave up plenty of yards (346) and points (34), but came up with a pair of fumble recoveries inside the final seven minutes to give quarterback Drew Brees a chance to lead his latest comeback with a pair of short touchdown drives. The Saints defense then came up with one of its best series of the season to close out the win, producing a sack, followed a couple plays later by an interception on fourth-and-long.We have some momentum based on the way the fourth quarter (in San Diego) finished. Yet, there are a lot of things that need to be cleaned up, Payton said. Were going to see a stretch of good opponents coming up here. If you start with Carolina and then you go to the next week, Kansas City, and the week after that is Seattle. All of those teams were playoff teams (last year) and played extremely well.Payton said coaches are spending much of the bye week analyzing the performance of individual players and re-evaluating which personnel groupings serve the team best in various situations. Even before the bye, some lineup adjustments were made.Rookie free safety Vonn Bell, a second-round draft choice out of Ohio State, started ahead of Jairus Byrd, a former Pro Bowl player with Buffalo who represented New Orleans highest-profile free-agent acquisition in 2014.The job for us is going to be during this bye to look closely at what were doing -- not just defensively or offensively or in the kicking game (and) make sure we have our best players on the field, Payton said.New Orleans first two losses came down to the last possession, meaning even minor improvements could have made the difference between 1/3 and 3-1. Payton is confident his players arent making any pessimistic assumptions that the success rate of the final 12 games will resemble that of the first four.There is enough veteran leadership in this room and players that understand how difficult it is to win each week, and yet how attainable it can be, Payton said. Certainly, getting that win (in San Diego) is a boost of confidence -- and we needed it.---AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and AP NFL Twitter feed: www.twitter.com/AP-NFL ' ' ' 
LINCOLN, Neb. Hurricanes Jerseys China . -- If Nebraskas Michael Rose-Ivey and teammates want to kneel during the national anthem again, their next opportunity will be the Nov. 5 game at Ohio State.Rose-Ivey, Mohamed Barry and DaiShon Neal each took a knee on the sideline as the anthem was sung at Northwestern last week. Their action sparked statewide debate about whether it was an appropriate setting for their protest of police violence and racial injustice, and Rose-Ivey will meet with the states governor next week to discuss the issue.But teams are in the locker room during the anthem at Nebraskas Memorial Stadium, so the next time the Huskers are in a game where players are on the field as it plays will be when they go to Ohio.Unlike in the NFL, where players are on the field for the anthem, the common practice in college football is for teams to be in their locker rooms. Just a handful of schools send teams onto the field for the anthem, limiting the opportunity for the movement to spread as it has in the pros.David Witty, who oversees game presentation as Nebraskas senior associate athletic director for marketing and communications, said for as long as anyone in his department can remember, teams have been in the locker room during the anthem in Lincoln. The only exception was the first game following the 9/11 attacks.At Nebraska, the band plays the anthem on the field and then forms a corridor for the team to run through at the completion of the Tunnel Walk. The tradition started in 1994, with the team shown on the video boards as it exits the locker room and walks through the tunnel to the field as the Alan Parsons Projects instrumental piece Sirius plays.Many schools use smoke machines and other mechanisms as part of their pregame routines to get the team and the crowd fired up. To pause a couple minutes after a dramatic team entry could be a buzzkill.With our whole pregame atmosphere and Tunnel Walk, theres just never been any kind of talk about changing it, Witty said.In the Big Ten, eight of the 14 schools have the teams on the field for the anthem. All Big 12, Pac-12 and Southeastern Conference teams are in their locker rooms during the anthem before home games. Boston College and Pittsburgh are the only Atlantic Coast Conference teams that are on the field for the anthem at home games.Most schools are wise enough not to play the national anthem while players are on the field, Kansas State coach Bill Snyder said. I concur with that; always have.Big Ten teams Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Nebraska, Penn State and Wisconsin are in their locker rooms during the anthem at home games; Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Northwestern, Ohio State, Purdue and Rutgers are on the field.The anthem protests started in August, with San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick taking a knee before preseason games. Other professional and amateur athletes followed by kneeling or otherwise protesting to call attention to unfair treatment of blacks in the United States.Protests came to the fore in college games after a week that had riots in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the killing of an unarmed black man in Tulsa, Oklahoma.Michigan State players Delton Williams, Kenney Lyke and Gabe Sherrod held their right fists in the air while standing on the sideline in East Lansing; Michigan Wolverines Khalid Hill, Mike McCray, Devin Bush, Elysee Mbem-Bosse and Jourdan Lewis did the same before their game in Ann Arbor.The Wolverines have been on the field for the anthem since 9/11, and spokesman David Ablauf said they request the visiting team do so as well. Ablauf said most have agreed.Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said the team has discussed social issues in meetings, but no player has approached him about staging an anthem protest.Buckeyes quarterback JT Barrett said he doesnt see himself protesting but wouldnt have a problem with a teammate who did.The main concept behind it is just shedding light on an issue thats happening in our home, the United States, Barrett said. Its a real issue. I think thats all (Kaepernick) is trying to do, just shed light on it and let people realize that this is whats happening and we can change it. It takes everybody, too, and I think thats the main thing hes trying to get at.---AP Sports Writers Dave Skretta in Manhattan, Kansas, and Mitch Stacy in Columbus, Ohio, contributed to this report.---Online:AP college football website: http://collegefootball.ap.org Hurricanes Jerseys 2020 .com) - The game was all punts and field goals before Kodi Whitfields catch. Carolina Hurricanes Pro Shop . 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He also ran eight times for 18 yards, but fumbled it away twice.Hilliman had 54 yards rushing and Jones 53 for the Eagles.Totally dominating performance, BC coach Steve Addazio said. Its great to get a win and go out and do what we needed to do.Buffalo (1-3) was held to just 67 total yards. Quarterback Tyree Jackson completed 9 of 21 for only 42 yards, and the Bulls had just 26 yards on the ground.Never had any semblance of any type of sustained drive or movement, so thats disappointing, Buffalo coach Lance Leipold said.With a steady mist blowing most of the game on a cool day, the Eagles came out throwing the ball more than usual and opened a 21-3 lead at halftime.They definitely have some players on that team -- on their defense, Jackson said. They have some really big athletes. 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Seaman made some vital saves, including a Gary McAllister penalty, when the two sides met during Euro 96 as England won 2-0 at Wembley.Theyre stressful games because you know whats at stake, for the fans as well, Seaman told Sky Sports News HQ. Its like when I used to play in the north London derby, there was massive pressure but you want to do it for the fans and its the same with Scotland.You want to do it for yourself as well, because if you dont, you get quite a lot of stick off the Scottish people. Watch NOW TV Watch Sky Sports for just £6.99. No contract. The first one [England v Scotland game] I played in was Euro 96, which was like another pressure as well.We had started the tournament with a 1-1 draw against Switzerland and went into the Scotland game needing a win.Seaman also played a crucial role when the sides met again three years later in the two-legged play-off for Euro 2000. 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MOSCOW -- Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain came back from a set down to beat Italys Fabio Fognini and win the Kremlin Cup on Sunday. Sammy Watkins Jersey .Carreno Busta won his second career title 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 despite having a medical timeout for a leg strain midway through the second set, though he said the injury was not serious.Fognini saved two match points in the final game before Carreno Busta secured the win, dropping to his knees in celebration.I lost the first set but I continue fighting and believing in myself, he said. Maybe thats the key, to continue fighting all the time.Carreno Busta said lapses of concentration on Fogninis part had smoothed his path to victory. Sometimes he is not focused on the match. I know that, he said. Sometimes hes very angry or sometimes hes not at his level.The victory caps a strong season for the 25-year-old Spaniard, who won his first ATP title at the Winston-Salem Open in August and reached two more finals. He credits a change of coach in November 2015 with transforming his game.Im trying to believe in myself more than before, he said. We play more aggressive with my forehand. I think its very important if I want to be with the top players.Carreno Busta is 2-2 in career finals, while Fognini drops to 4-8.Also Sunday, the Colombian duo of Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah won the doubles title with a 7-5, 4-6, 10-5 victory over Austrias Jurgen Melzer and Julian Knowle.On Saturday, Russias Svetlana Kuznetsova won the womens Kremlin Cup title, beating Australias Daria Gavrilova 6-2, 6-1. Eric Fisher Jersey . Then the Pacers gave Oladipo and his Orlando teammates the cold shoulder. Paul Georges buzzer-beating 3-pointer at the end of the third quarter spurred a 21-4 run, finally sending Indiana past the Magic 97-87 in a tougher-than-expected opening night matchup. 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Shane Watson, Aaron Finch, David Warner and Usman Khawaja have all done really well. There has been talk of Warner dropping down to three, which would leave Watson and Khawaja battling it out with Finch for one of the opening spots.Both Watson and Khawaja were with me at Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash. Watto is in a really nice head space at the moment, not taking the game as seriously as he perhaps once did, and he benefitted from working with Jacques Kallis on his batting in the Big Bash. When he is on fire he is a very difficult man to stop, and he has got such clarity in his game right now, it makes him a dangerous proposition.I must admit that I didnt think Khawaja would bat as well as he did (two hundreds in four innings with a 172.50 average and 163.50 strike rate). I always knew he was a fantastic player but his recent form has blown everyone away. He doesnt slog it, just plays really good cricket shots off front and back foot. He is a very relaxed character and certainly the big stage will not faze him; hes a phenomenal player. Will either South Africa or Australia walk away with the trophy? How crucial could the teams all-round depth be?Mike says: The all-rounders are the teams real strength. Watson is good enough to be a top-four batsman but he was also bowling really well for me at the Thunder. Mitch Marsh is a power-hitter through the middle, and is also bowling really well. Then theres also James Faulkner, who has been shining in T20 cricket for some time now; hes a big hitter with the bat, and a terrrific death bowler with a lot of change-ups. Mack Lee Hill Jersey. Ive weighed it up a little bit in my head and I can see all of them playing, especially if Watson ends up batting at the top. Thats a bonus because it frees up space for the others down the order. Nathan Coulter-Nile is in the squad and could theoretically fight with Faulkner for a spot. He is probably a better bowler, but not as strong with the bat, so it depends on the balance of the side they want to go with. It certainly gives Steve Smith a lot of options. Kumar Sangakkara gives a brief history of the ICC T20 World Cup How strong is the attack?Mike says: Its a real shame Mitchell Starc is not available through injury. Thats a huge miss for the Australian team. I look at the attack and there does look to be a lack of experience there, but there is still an awful lot of skill and quality there too. They just need to handle the situation, and the pressure as well as they possibly can.In the recent game against India at the SCG, Andrew Tye bowled the last over and didnt bowl as well as he could have and India won the game, but he is honestly one of the best death bowlers in Australia. He has a brilliant slower ball, and not many players from around the world will have seen much of him, and so he could end up getting a lot of wickets.Im pretty confident Adam Zampa, the leggy, will play. He has bowled really well in the Big Bash for quite a few years now and so probably deserves the chance over Ashton Agar as the spinner in the side, backed up by Glenn Maxwell and Smith for the odd over here and there. Wrist spinners tend to take a lot of wickets in T20 cricket so that variety Zampa brings will be important.Watch South Africa take on Australia in a three-match Twenty20 series, starting with the first T20I at 3.55pm this Friday on Sky Sports 3. Also See: Steyn fit to face Australia Fixtures/results Live cricket on Sky Cricket videos ' ' ' 
Cricket South Africa chief executive Haroon Lorgat has declared his boards support for the introduction of two divisions in Test cricket, as debate intensifies about the future of the game. Willie Snead IV Jersey .Test cricket is already fading and will die if nothing is done, Lorgat said. South Africa would support a two-tier Test system in order to create meaningful context for Test match cricket. Currently there is little or no meaning when countries play against each other in bilateral Test matches, save for the Ashes.The model of two division Test cricket devised by the ICC would feature seven teams in division one and five in division two, with each team playing a series either home or away against the others in their divisions over a two-year cycle. The standings would then be used to determine the overall winner of the Test league, and promotion and relegation between the two divisions. The winners of the Intercontinental Cup, the first-class competition for Associate nations, would also be able to win promotion to division two.A two-tier system with promotion and relegation will allow for a much better narrative plus two more teams will have the opportunity to play Test match cricket, Lorgat said. The Test league can also link down to the Intercontinental Cup where again promotion and relegation will create context and opportunity for other countries.The news that South Africa endorse the two division plan follows officials from Australia, England and New Zealand supporting the proposals, which are favoured by ICC chief executive David Richardson.Although Anurag Thakur, the president of the BCCI, recently voiced his opposition to two divisions, some other Full Members remain hopeful that the plans could yet pass. Any change would need the vote of seven of the ten Full Members on the ICC board, and Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have also expressed their opposition to two divisions. One insider said that they believed that Pakistan lean towards supporting two divisions, but Zimbabwe are believed to be reluctant.West Indies have still not decided on their stance. At this point in time the West Indies Cricket Board does not have enough information to make an informed decision, Dave Cameron, the president of the WICB, said. However in world football there are no divisions with over 200 nations participation, and so off the bat we cannot see the need for divisions if we have 12 teams participating in Test cricket.While Thakur said that the BCCI was worried that the smaller countries will lose out under the proposals, Lorgat does not think this would be the case. As well as Associate nations benefiting from the introduction of promotion and relegation, he also said that lower-ranked Full Members, like Bangladesh, could stand to gain from the reforms. In the proposed system they will have certainty of Test fixtures compared to now when they are at the mercy of countries playing against them. Sides in division two would also be free to organise extra matches against division one teams.The ICC is due to meet in Dubai next month for a special meeting to discuss comprehensive reforms to the structure of cricket, including the introduction of two divisions in Tests, a 13-team ODI league and ratifying bringing the World T20 back to a once-in-two-years event. Shannon Sharpe Jersey . -- When the Florida Panthers fell behind by two goals in the first period to the top team in the NHL, it appeared they were on their way to yet another loss. 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Since then, its been close but no cigar for the Tigers despite winning 10 games in the rugged Atlantic Coast Conference and had a first-team all-ACC performer in both 2014 and 2016.Brownell understands all too well its time for the Tigers to hear their names called on selection Sunday.Weve got to get over the hump and get to the NCAAs. That what were pointing to, he said.The Tigers, 17-14 last season, may have enough talent to make that happen, starting with all-ACC forward Jaron Blossomgame .Blossomgame, a graduate student who led Clemson with 18.7 points and 6.7 rebounds last year, considered jumping to the NBA draft after his breakout season last winter. Every so often, Blossomgame thinks about how his life wouldve changed if he had gone pro like friend and former teammate K.J. McDaniels did after the 2014 season.I wouldnt call them regrets, Blossomgame said. Just knowing the differences. But I know I made the right decision to come back.Particularly if Clemsons new players live up to their promise. The Tigers will have three Division I transfers in the rotation this season, all who practiced with the team last year as they waited out their time to play. Shelton Mitchell is a 6-3 guard from Vanderbilt while Marcquise Reed was the Northeast Conference freshman of the year after averaging 15 points in his lone year at Robert Morris.Elijah Thomas, a 6-9 forward who played four games at Texas A&M last season, will bolster Clemsons front court when hes eligible in December.---Some other things to watch for in Clemsons 2016-17 season:NEW BUILDING: The Tigers will once more play in Littlejohn Coliseum, which underwent a $63.5 million renovation that had the team playing last season about 30 minutes awayy in Greenville. Domata Peko Sr. Jersey. This redo features expanded weight rooms, locker rooms, meeting rooms and training rooms. It will also have fans closer to the court with the hopes an improved atmosphere to intimidate opponents.FAST STARTS: Clemson must look to stop those draining, early season losses that ruin whatever run it makes in the ACC. Two years ago, the Tigers lost November games to Winthrop and Gardner-Webb. Last year, they were beaten in nonconference games by Minnesota, Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. We won 10 ACC games and didnt get in the NCAAs, Blossomgame said. That shouldnt happen, but we have to do better before the league starts.SMALLISH TIGERS: With the departure of 6-10 center Landry Nnoko, Clemson wont have much experienced depth on the front line. After 6-10 Sidy Djitte, things slide to little used 7-footer Legend Robertin. Brownell is hoping Texas A&M transfer Ellijah Thomas can have an impact once he returns in December.TIME TO SCORE: Brownell has relied on defense during much of time at Clemson, partly because he didnt have a lot of options in consistent scorers. Brownell believes newcomers Mitchell, Reed and Thomas can join with Blossomgame and double-digit returning scorers Donte Grantham and Avry Holmes to form a more potent attack.TIME TO SHINE: Clemson has been patient with Brownell throughout a steady building process. Now, with four years left on his contract and a shiny, expanded building to recruit, Brownell knows he must bring the program more moments like last season where it defeated three ranked opponents -- Louisville, Duke and Miami -- for the first time in school history. The players are feeling like theres a high level of commitment to us really being good and thats helped motivate them, assistant coach Dick Bender said.---Online:AP College Basketball: www.collegebasketball.ap.org ' ' ' 
Cricket South Africa chief executive Haroon Lorgat has declared his boards support for the introduction of two divisions in Test cricket, as debate intensifies about the future of the game. Willie Snead IV Jersey .Test cricket is already fading and will die if nothing is done, Lorgat said. South Africa would support a two-tier Test system in order to create meaningful context for Test match cricket. Currently there is little or no meaning when countries play against each other in bilateral Test matches, save for the Ashes.The model of two division Test cricket devised by the ICC would feature seven teams in division one and five in division two, with each team playing a series either home or away against the others in their divisions over a two-year cycle. The standings would then be used to determine the overall winner of the Test league, and promotion and relegation between the two divisions. The winners of the Intercontinental Cup, the first-class competition for Associate nations, would also be able to win promotion to division two.A two-tier system with promotion and relegation will allow for a much better narrative plus two more teams will have the opportunity to play Test match cricket, Lorgat said. The Test league can also link down to the Intercontinental Cup where again promotion and relegation will create context and opportunity for other countries.The news that South Africa endorse the two division plan follows officials from Australia, England and New Zealand supporting the proposals, which are favoured by ICC chief executive David Richardson.Although Anurag Thakur, the president of the BCCI, recently voiced his opposition to two divisions, some other Full Members remain hopeful that the plans could yet pass. Any change would need the vote of seven of the ten Full Members on the ICC board, and Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have also expressed their opposition to two divisions. One insider said that they believed that Pakistan lean towards supporting two divisions, but Zimbabwe are believed to be reluctant.West Indies have still not decided on their stance. At this point in time the West Indies Cricket Board does not have enough information to make an informed decision, Dave Cameron, the president of the WICB, said. However in world football there are no divisions with over 200 nations participation, and so off the bat we cannot see the need for divisions if we have 12 teams participating in Test cricket.While Thakur said that the BCCI was worried that the smaller countries will lose out under the proposals, Lorgat does not think this would be the case. As well as Associate nations benefiting from the introduction of promotion and relegation, he also said that lower-ranked Full Members, like Bangladesh, could stand to gain from the reforms. In the proposed system they will have certainty of Test fixtures compared to now when they are at the mercy of countries playing against them. Sides in division two would also be free to organise extra matches against division one teams.The ICC is due to meet in Dubai next month for a special meeting to discuss comprehensive reforms to the structure of cricket, including the introduction of two divisions in Tests, a 13-team ODI league and ratifying bringing the World T20 back to a once-in-two-years event. Shannon Sharpe Jersey . -- When the Florida Panthers fell behind by two goals in the first period to the top team in the NHL, it appeared they were on their way to yet another loss. Hayden Hurst Jersey . -- Tony Stewart is 20 pounds lighter and has a titanium rod in his surgically repaired right leg. http://www.customravensjersey.com/custom-demetrius-williams-jersey-large-283d.html . No. 13-seeded John Isner and No. 21 Philipp Kohlschreiber were among six players who dropped out of the tournament on Tuesday, joining No. 12 seed Tommy Haas and two other players who withdrew on Monday. COLUMBIA, S.C. -- New faces, new building. Same old quest for the Clemson Tigers.The mens basketball team has not made the NCAA Tournament since coach Brad Brownells first year in 2011, which ended a program-record run of four straight bids to the Big Dance. Since then, its been close but no cigar for the Tigers despite winning 10 games in the rugged Atlantic Coast Conference and had a first-team all-ACC performer in both 2014 and 2016.Brownell understands all too well its time for the Tigers to hear their names called on selection Sunday.Weve got to get over the hump and get to the NCAAs. That what were pointing to, he said.The Tigers, 17-14 last season, may have enough talent to make that happen, starting with all-ACC forward Jaron Blossomgame .Blossomgame, a graduate student who led Clemson with 18.7 points and 6.7 rebounds last year, considered jumping to the NBA draft after his breakout season last winter. Every so often, Blossomgame thinks about how his life wouldve changed if he had gone pro like friend and former teammate K.J. McDaniels did after the 2014 season.I wouldnt call them regrets, Blossomgame said. Just knowing the differences. But I know I made the right decision to come back.Particularly if Clemsons new players live up to their promise. The Tigers will have three Division I transfers in the rotation this season, all who practiced with the team last year as they waited out their time to play. Shelton Mitchell is a 6-3 guard from Vanderbilt while Marcquise Reed was the Northeast Conference freshman of the year after averaging 15 points in his lone year at Robert Morris.Elijah Thomas, a 6-9 forward who played four games at Texas A&M last season, will bolster Clemsons front court when hes eligible in December.---Some other things to watch for in Clemsons 2016-17 season:NEW BUILDING: The Tigers will once more play in Littlejohn Coliseum, which underwent a $63.5 million renovation that had the team playing last season about 30 minutes awayy in Greenville. Domata Peko Sr. Jersey. This redo features expanded weight rooms, locker rooms, meeting rooms and training rooms. It will also have fans closer to the court with the hopes an improved atmosphere to intimidate opponents.FAST STARTS: Clemson must look to stop those draining, early season losses that ruin whatever run it makes in the ACC. Two years ago, the Tigers lost November games to Winthrop and Gardner-Webb. Last year, they were beaten in nonconference games by Minnesota, Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. We won 10 ACC games and didnt get in the NCAAs, Blossomgame said. That shouldnt happen, but we have to do better before the league starts.SMALLISH TIGERS: With the departure of 6-10 center Landry Nnoko, Clemson wont have much experienced depth on the front line. After 6-10 Sidy Djitte, things slide to little used 7-footer Legend Robertin. Brownell is hoping Texas A&M transfer Ellijah Thomas can have an impact once he returns in December.TIME TO SCORE: Brownell has relied on defense during much of time at Clemson, partly because he didnt have a lot of options in consistent scorers. Brownell believes newcomers Mitchell, Reed and Thomas can join with Blossomgame and double-digit returning scorers Donte Grantham and Avry Holmes to form a more potent attack.TIME TO SHINE: Clemson has been patient with Brownell throughout a steady building process. Now, with four years left on his contract and a shiny, expanded building to recruit, Brownell knows he must bring the program more moments like last season where it defeated three ranked opponents -- Louisville, Duke and Miami -- for the first time in school history. The players are feeling like theres a high level of commitment to us really being good and thats helped motivate them, assistant coach Dick Bender said.---Online:AP College Basketball: www.collegebasketball.ap.org ' ' ' 
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Steve Simmons, Sun Media: My thumb is down to the Toronto Blue Jays for their handling of Ricky Romero. A year ago this time, this was the No. 1 starter on the Blue Jays. Last year, rather than send him to the minors or the bullpen, they kept pitching him. He lost his confidence, he lost his way and it hasnt come back since. After a disastrous spring and an attempt to rebuild him, they brought him back for one start and it didnt work. Saturday night in Buffalo, Romero pitched 3.2 innings and gave up 10 hits and six runs. We dont know if well ever see Ricky Romero in the Major Leagues again. Michael Farber, Sports Illustrated: My thumb is up to Sir Alex Ferguson of Manchester United, who closed his career at Old Trafford on Sunday with a 2-1 win over Swansea. What a career. In 26 years at Man U, he won 13 Premier League titles, two in the Champions League, five FA Cups and, of course, the treble in 1999. Maybe there has never been a greater coach of any sport at any time than Sir Alex. Scotty Bowman was smart enough to adapt to the times. Sir Alex was someone who bent the times to his own will. Dave Hodge, TSN: My thumb is up to Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb for giving us one of those great "how could it happen" baseball teasers. Its all part of Cobbs bizarre Friday night outing against San Diego in which he recorded 13 strikeouts and didnt make it out of the 5th inning… because his pitch count was so high. The 3rd inning was the crazy one - Cobb struck out 4 Padres - a wild pitch third strike put a runner on first, and that runner stole second and third and then scored on a balk. Thats how a pitcher gives up a run despite striking out the side, plus one, and not allowing a hit or a walk, and without an error being committed. So now you know…  Yeezy Boost 350 v2 Blue Tint Pas Cher . 8 Kansas to a 64-63 win over Texas Tech on Tuesday night. The freshman from Vaughan, Ont. Yeezy Boost 350 v2 Yeezreel Pas Cher . 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The Dallas Mavericks and face of the franchise Dirk Nowitzki have finalized their expected new deal with another bump in pay that sets up the star forward to earn $50 million over the next two seasons and play until age 40, league sources told ESPN.Sources said Friday that the Mavericks have tacked an additional $10 million onto the original two-year, $40 million contract that the sides, as ESPN first reported, agreed to earlier this month.The new pact, sources say, calls for Nowitzki to earn $25 million in each of the next two seasons, though he has said repeatedly that he will decide about playing beyond 2016-17 after gauging how he feels at seasons end.The second year of the contract, sources say, is fully guaranteed for $5 million of the $25 million at the Mavericks option, although any decision about Nowitzkis playing future is expected to be made in conjunction with owner Mark Cuban, given the long-standing and close bond the two share.Dirk gets to do what Dirk wants, Cuban said in June during a public appearance. Period. End of story. ... Dirks done so much for this franchise, hes earned that opportunity.The significant spike in pay comes after the future Hall of Famer played on an ultra-steep discount for the past two seasons in which he earned $8 million-plus annually.Nowitzkis previous contract was a three-year, $25 million deal, which represented a hometown discount intended to provide the Mavericks with the salary-cap flexibility needed to construct a contender during his twilight yearss. Yeezy 350 v2 Noir Et Blanc. The Mavs, however, missed on multiple free-agent targets and have failed to advance past the first round since their 2011 title run, although Nowitzki led them in scoring again this past season.Dallas rallied from two early disappointments in free agency this summer and used its substantial salary-cap space to make some promising pickups. After being spurned by Miamis Hassan Whiteside and Memphis Mike Conley, Dallas capitalized on the sudden availability of Harrison Barnes and Andrew Bogut in Golden State -- in the wake of the Warriors success in the Kevin Durant sweepstakes -- to agree on a four-year, $94.4 million max deal to sign Barnes and a trade to acquire Bogut.In his 18-year career, Nowitzki has won an MVP award in both the regular season (2007) and NBA Finals (2011) to go with his 13 All-Star selections. With 29,491 career points, Nowitzki is also on pace to surpass Wilt Chamberlain and move into the top five on the leagues all-time scoring list during the 2017-18 season, as long as he avoids significant injury.Nowitzki has acknowledged in the past that his decision to stay in Dallas would be much more difficult if the Mavs hadnt broken through to win their first title in 2011. If he ends up playing two more seasons, Nowitzki would join Kobe Bryant as the only players in league history to spend an entire two-decade career with a single franchise. ' ' ' 
DETROIT -- IndyCar rescinded $10,000 in-race fines levied against Graham Rahal and James Jakes from the Indianapolis 500. Mike Hennigan . President of competition Derrick Walker, though, told The Associated Press both drivers have been warned about breaking rules for exiting pit road in the middle of last Sundays race. "They went out of the pits and committed a felony, but they put themselves back in position where they should have been before the green," Walker said Saturday before the first of two races at the Detroit Grand Prix. "They had varying degrees of guilt, and Graham was probably the lesser of two evils on the penalty." After team co-owner Bobby Rahal complained about the fines, Walker said a review showed the drivers lined up in their proper positions before the field went green. "I think that their decision was made during the heat of the moment," Bobby Rahal said. "And then when you hear from other people and their perspectives, its Oh, well maybe." The confirmation that fines were rescinded was part of a busy Saturday for IndyCar and its drivers. They called a drivers-only meeting in the morning to discuss problems theyre having with officiating, in particular a series of questionable calls made by race director Beaux Barfield. Team Penske driver Will Power said he has tried to focus on what he can control while IndyCar has made some puzzling decisions. "I think with Derrick Walker, things are going to be more clear," Power said Saturday before finishing eighth on Belle Isle. "Its a tough job the guys at IndyCar have because theyve got drivers, team owners and promoters to please and no one agrees on the same thing. "The IndyCar guys are put in a pretty difficult position -- all the time -- to make decisions that are right decisions for the series." Walker, who started his new job earlier in the week, attended the early portion of Saturdays meeting with Barfield. "Our meeting on Friday, quite frankly, it didnt go well," Walker said in an interview with The AP. "It was a fragmented conversation. One of those meetings that the drivers just were not satisfied with, so we went back in there (Saturday), asked if we could go back and clear the deck. Beaux stood up, said his peace, and it was just a speed bump. "To say it is a mutiny? Its not that bad." The regularly scheduled drivers meeting Friday grew contentious because of caution-filled qualifying sessions. Drivers complained Barfield was too slow to throw the red flag in Group 2 when Helio Castroneves spun. Some drivers also complained that a local yellow in Group 1 for Charlie Kimballs spin only affected some drivers because Barfield failed to properly enforce the rule that drivers have to hold their position and must slow in that area. On Saturday, IndyCar said it will shorten the amount of time to call for a red flag following a local yellow condition. IndyCar also said any driver found improving segment times in a segment displaying a yellow will be subject to penalty, which could include loss of lap time. It all comes after Barfield was under heavy fire from the drivers for not calling Takuma Sato for blocking in the final laps at Brazil as he tried to protect his lead. James Hinchcliffe eventually passed Sato in the final turn for the win, and has since said Josef Newgarden should have won but was improperly blocked earlier by Sato in a move that was not called. That shows inconsistency at worst. A year ago at Texas, Power was penalized as the leader for blocking Tony Kanaan on a restart. Blocking was addressed by IndyCar in its Saturday bulletin when the sanctioning body clarified that going further, "Drivers moving in reaction to pursuing Drivers will be subject to review for blocking. Where the driving line permits, Drivers defending their position must leave room for the pursuing Car." Barfield also rescinded two penalties this year at Long Beach that he levied against Oriol Servia, one during qualifying and one during the race. Both were overturned after the team appealed. Walker, who has a background in team ownership and management and not race control, likened criticism of IndyCar officiating to playing armchair quarterback. "Its not as easy as it looks," Walker said. "Race control is the football of the paddock, in that everybody wants to kick it around. Our job from here on out is to tighten our belts and stop getting kicked around." The drivers already seem to calmed by Walkers presence, but he said the true test when come after hes penalized one of them. "Im here to help bridge the gap. IndyCar belongs to all of us," Walker said. "Gossiping and talking about all of this rubbish doesnt do any of us any good, and doesnt help us attract any fans. We need to work together as a group to attract fans. That needs to be the focus for all of us." Cheap NFL Jerseys China Discount . Sulaiman, 44, was chosen unanimously Tuesday in a vote by the leadership, the World Boxing Council said. Sulaiman becomes the sixth president of the organization. Jason Buck . LOUIS -- The New Orleans Saints looked like a team playing out the string. https://www.cheapnfljerseyschina.co/mike-stonebreaker-jersey-for-sale/ . While hell be dialed in to that tournament on a course he loves, you can forgive him if his eyes glance down the calendar just a bit, towards April. Our NFL Insiders predict Week 11s biggest upsets. Plus: Should the Dallas Cowboys defense give them pause? Which contender has the most alarming flaw? And could the Green Bay Packers still make the playoffs?Whats your biggest upset for Week 11?Matt Bowen, NFL writer:?After watching the Bengals struggle to run the football and protect quarterback Andy Dalton in Monday nights loss to the Giants, Im picking the Buffalo Bills to get the upset win in Cincinnati. Rex Ryans defense can get home to the quarterback, and the Bills will use their coverage schemes to rotate help over the ttop of A. Darryl Tapp. . Green. If the Bengals get beat up front again and fail to produce numbers on the ground, the Bills can grab the win. Take Buffalo and the 3.5 points on the road.John Clayton, senior NFL writer:?Ill take the New Orleans Saints over the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers arent finding their way on offense, and the Saints lost a heartbreaker on Sunday against Denver. I dont know if the Panthers can get enough pressure on Drew Brees. ' ' ' 
PHILADELPHIA -- Daniel Dingle scored a career-high 22 points and Obi Enechionyia and Shizz Alston Jr. Preston Smith Super Bowl Jersey . had 17 points apiece and Temple defeated Manhattan 88-67 on Sunday in the NIT Season Tip-Off.Quinton Rose hit all five of his shots and scored 14 points for the Owls (2-2), who shot 53.4 percent (31 for 58). Enechionyia had seven rebounds, Alston had five assists and Dingle made 9-of-10 free throws as Temple went 19 of 22 from the line.Zavier Turner hit five 3-pointers and scored 24 points for the Jaspers (1-3). Manhattan shot 38.7 percent from the field (24 of 62), made 10 of 17 from the line and had 22 turnovers. Zane Waterman added 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting. The Jaspers trailed by 19 at the half.Owl greats Don Shields and Mike Meyer Bloom (both Class of 1938), Terence Stansbury (1984) and Pepe Sanchez (2000) were inducted into the Ring of Honor at halftime. Aaron Jones Super Bowl 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. Corey Linsley Super Bowl Jersey . The 26-year-old Ireland striker, who has four goals this season, has signed a three-and-a-half year contract with his new club. http://www.officialgreenbaypackerspro.com/Tramon-williams-packers-jersey/ . -- Sergey Tolchinksy scored his second goal of the game 3:56 into overtime as the Sault Ste. Nick Fitzgerald, quarterback?for the Mississippi State Bulldogs, was terrific?on Saturday against rival Ole Miss. Behind Fitzgeralds leadership, the Bulldogs took back the Golden Egg trophy 55-20 on the road in Oxford despite being nine-point underdogs. They had lost to the Rebels the past two seasons.?Fitzgerald ran for 258 yards, a?school record, scoring two touchdowns. He also threw for three touchdowns. Needless to say, coach Dan Mullen had plenty to smile about.?During Mullens?postgame interview, he?was asked?which school he had to fight with the most to sign?Fitzgerald during the recruiting proceess. Bryan Bulaga Super Bowl Jersey. His response?Courtesy: WCBI and @RobbyDonoho/twitterMullen was so giddy that he couldnt even wait for the press conference to end before getting out the victory cigar. He noted that the?University of Tennessee at Chattanooga was his biggest competition, calling it?an excellent football team, all the while grinning with the cigar lopsidedly balanced between his teeth.?The Bulldogs end their season 5-7, 3-5 in Southeastern Conference play.?-- Meaghan Latella? ' ' ' 
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