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COLUMBIA, Mo. Cheap Puma Sneakers . -- Missouri shattered its school scoring record Saturday, dismantling Delaware State 79-0.The previous record of 69 points has occurred three times, most recently on Sept. 17, 2011, when the Tigers shut out Western Illinois. The game was shortened to 10-minute quarters in the second half.Theres a lot of smiles out there, Missouri coach Barry Odom said. I think we cleared the roster today and played everybody that is not a redshirt candidate at this time, so I was excited for those guys.Drew Lock threw a school record-tying five touchdown passes, completing 26 of 36 pass attempts for 402 yards.The Tigers (2-2, 0-1 Southeastern Conference) led 58-0 at halftime, resulting in a shortened second half.According to NCAA rule, games may be shortened by time if both coaches are in agreement.Its just smart, Delaware State coach Kenny Carter said of shortening the game. You dont want to create opportunities that are going to really put a damper or influence what happens the rest of the season for both teams.It is the second time in two weeks a FBS game has been shortened due to lack of competitiveness. Clemson defeated South Carolina State 59-0 last Saturday with 12-minute quarters in the second half.Delaware State (0-3) managed just 140 yards of offense, 133 of which came in the first half. Mike Waters rushed seven times for 31 yards and Brycen Alleyne had nine carries for 21 yards.Daniel Epperson started at quarterback for the Hornets, but completed only 3 of 9 passes and was replaced by Kobie Lain, who finished 7 of 15 for 82 yards.JMon Moore had eight catches for 114 yards and four touchdowns, tying the school record for receiving touchdowns.Its just a confidence booster, Moore said of his performance. Just knowing that the things that we do here work. Youve got to practice hard, and when you practice hard and have a good week of practice, it shows on Saturdays.Moore now has 434 receiving yards and 6 touchdowns on the season, both of which lead the SEC.JMons a great player for us, Lock said. I trust the ball, when its up in the air, that hes going to go make a play for me. He shows that day in and day out.Damarea Crockett led the Tigers in rushing with 12 carries for 115 yards and two touchdowns. Ish Witter added 9 rushes for 40 yards and a touchdown.Lock did not play in the second half and backup quarterback Marvin Zanders completed both of his pass attempts for 17 yards and a touchdown, while rushing seven times for 83 yards and two scores.They didnt give me a book on how to handle that in the second half, Odom said of pulling starters, including Lock. You want to get your guys work . You want to be respectful also . Thats a hard place to be in.THE TAKEAWAYDelaware State: The Hornets had eight first downs and four turnovers in the game. They received the ball 13 times via kickoff and once via punt. The Hornets punted 10 times and on average, allowed the Tigers to take over on their own 46-yard line.Missouri: The Tigers amassed 698 yards of offense, falling 46 yards shy of the school record, which was also set against Western Illinois in 2011. Missouri entered the game first in the SEC in passing and will likely retain that spot following Locks performance.UP NEXTMissouri travels to Baton Rouge next Saturday to face No. 18 LSU. It is the second meeting between the schools. Missouri won 20-15 in the 1978 Liberty Bowl.Delaware State opens Mid-Eastern Conference play next Saturday at Morgan State. The Hornets have lost their last three meetings with the Bears, including a 26-6 loss in 2015. Wholesale Puma Shoes Fast Shipping . The recently retired Stern was elected Friday to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and will be enshrined with the class of 2014 on Aug. Wholesale Puma Shoes Online . Robredo, ranked No. 16, bounced back from an upset loss to Leonardo Mayer in the second round of the Royal Guard Open in Chile last week to down Carreno Busta in 1 hour, 25 minutes. On a day filled mostly with qualifying matches, fifth-seeded Marcel Granollers of Spain also entered the second with a 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 win over Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia, while Guido Pella of Argentina defeated Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 7-6 (6), 6-4 to advance. . President of baseball operations Larry Beinfest was fired Friday after 12 years with the Marlins. The move came as the team neared the end of its third consecutive last-place season in the NL East. ANAHEIM, Calif. -- UCLA freshman Lonzo Ball hoisted the Wooden Legacy championship trophy with his trademark smile after the 14th-ranked Bruins beat Texas A&M 74-67 Sunday.Ball, who had 16 points and 10 assists in the championship game, also earned a watch as he was named the tournaments MVP. Its the first of what is expected to be a lot of hardware for the star guard, who has had a fantastic start to his career.Its great. Coach talked about how this is our tournament and it has our name on it, Ball said. This was the first championship we were available to get, and we got it. It was a good team effort. As far as me winning the MVP award, Im grateful.Texas A&M (4-2) had a lead at 63-62 late in the second half, but was done in by turnovers and missed shots in the final minutes. Admon Gilder led the Aggies with 17 points, and Tyler Davis added 16.Issac Hamilton scored all 17 of his points in the first half, to lead UCLA (7-0), which beat Portland, New Mexico and Texas A&M to win the title.Ball had 47 points and 28 assists over the three games, and he set the tournaments assists mark in the process.Cathleen Trapani, Woodens granddaughter, was one of four Wooden family members on the court for the trophy presentation.I think Papa wouldve really liked him because hes very unselfish and makes them work like a team, Trapani said. My husband (Paul Trapani) said he makes others better, which Papa wouldve liked. Hes not obnoxious. He leads by example. Papa never liked exuberance and a showboat. He shares, and hes big on teamwork. Hes made the team closer.Ball started slow as he missed six of his first seven shots but still founds ways to help the Bruins, especially as a facilitator. The UCLA guard set tthe tournament record for assists. Cheap Puma Shoes Factroy Outlet. UCLA showed how good they really are, Texas A&M coach Bill Kennedy said.BIG PICTUREUCLA benefited from playing tournament games on the road, although its Wooden Legacy games in Fullerton and Anaheim arent far from Westwood. Its first true road game will be Saturday at Rupp Arena, one of the toughest places to play in the country.Texas A&M benefited by upsetting Virginia Tech in the semifinals and getting freshman forward Robert Williams more experience. He came off the bench and had a splendid tournament and dazzled with dunksUP NEXTUCLA hosts UC Riverside on Wednesday before a difficult task playing at Kentucky -- the top-ranked team in the country -- on Saturday. UCLA then has a week off before hosting No. 25 Michigan on Dec. 10 at Pauley Pavilion.Texas A&M returns home to College Station for three games -- Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Denver and South Carolina State.POLL IMPLICATIONSUCLA is likely to move up in the poll after winning a tournament title and remaining undefeated.ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAMBall highlighted the all-tournament team as MVP. Also named to the team were: Davis, Texas A&M; Hamilton, UCLA; Tim Williams, New Mexico and Zach LeDay, Virginia Tech.QUOTE OF THE GAMEUCLA was tested by Nebraska and Texas A&M, but the Bruins found ways to control the game down the stretch each time.With five minutes to go in the game, these guys learned how to just go take the win, UCLA coach Steve Alford said. Thats exciting, coaching a group of guys like that because were still a new team. Down the stretch, they were terrific. ' ' ' 

TORONTO -- DeMar DeRozan is looking like one of the NBAs premier scorers this season. Cody Bellinger Jersey . He just isnt feeling like it yet.DeRozan had 33 points and Kyle Lowry made a couple key baskets late to finish with 29 points, helping the Toronto Raptors beat the Denver Nuggets 105-102.DeRozan is the first ever Raptor with three straight 30-point games to begin a season, and he and Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook are the only players to do it this season.Despite all that scoring, DeRozan quickly cut off comparisons to stars like Westbrook or New Orleans forward Anthony Davis, who each have a 50-point game already this season.Do you see what they were doing? DeRozan said. Thats video game numbers. Its awesome just to ... have your name in any type of conversation about elite, top players.DeRozans run of 30-point games is one shy of Mike James stretch from 2006 for the longest run at any point in the season. Hes also the first to start a season with three straight 30-point games without a 3-pointer since Kobe Bryant did it for the Lakers in 2005.Danilo Gallinari, Will Barton and Emmanuel Mudiay each had 16 points for Denver, and Jusuf Nurkic added 13 points and a career-high 18 rebounds.After leading by as many as 19 in the second quarter, Toronto took its foot off the gas in the second half. Denver grabbed its first lead in over 34 minutes on Chandler Wilsons 3-pointer with 8:49 to play, and it took a furious Raptors rally down the stretch to pull out the win.It got away on the defensive end, Toronto coach Dwane Casey said. We gave up 35 points in the third quarter. What saved us was getting into the paint. We had 58 points in the paint.TIP INSNuggets: F Darrell Arthur (knee) and G Gary Harris (groin) missed their third straight games. ... Coming into Mondays game, Denver had won eight of its last 12 games in Toronto.Raptors: C Lucas Nogueira (ankle) did not dress for the game. ... The Raptors got their first win over Denver in almost two years. Despite setting a franchise record with 17 wins over Western Conference opponents last season, Toronto was 0-2 against Denver. ... The Raptors are now 4-4 when playing on Halloween.HALFWAY THEREDenver coach Michael Malone was upset the Nuggets waited until the second half to get in gear for the second straight game.When you play against a team that was in the Eastern Conference Finals last year, you cant do that, he said. Im very proud of our effort. We outscored them by 10 in the second half, gave ourselves a chance to win, took the lead, but you cant spot that team that half that we did.BOARD PATROLThe Nuggets (59.5) and Raptors (51) entered as first and tied for third in average rebounds per game, but it was the Raptors who led the way, taking a 46-43 edge.HALLOWEEN HOMECOMINGDenver rookie Jamal Murray, who grew up about 70 miles from Toronto in Kitchener, Ontario, played his first professional game in Canada. After scrambling to secure over 100 tickets for friends and family, Murray scored his first NBA basket following a technical foul with 10:41 to go in the fourth quarter.DOWN AND OUTBarton went down with 30 seconds remaining in the third quarter after twisting his left ankle stepping on the foot of Toronto rookie Jakob Poeltl. Denver called a timeout and Barton eventually headed to the locker room visibly limping and did not return to the game. X-rays on the ankle were negative.UP NEXTNuggets: Continue their five-game swing with a matchup against Minnesota, where Denver has won four straight.Raptors: Visit Washington in their first road game of the season. Toronto has a seven-game win streak over the Wizards. Enrique Hernandez Jersey . Isner, ranked No. 14, won his eighth career singles title and took the title in New Zealand for the second time after his victory in 2010. 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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Eleven years after Randy Carlyle first took over the Anaheim Ducks, and nearly five years after they fired him, hes right back where he started his head coaching career.His job description hasnt changed: Get a veteran-laden team over its mental hurdles to win the Stanley Cup.Carlyle already accomplished this job once, and he thinks he can do it again.Coming back into this building has been pretty seamless, Carlyle said. I think the jitters and nerves have gone. I dont think I was as nervous as I was the first time in 2005 coming in here, thats for sure, with the familiarity with the personnel, both on-ice and off-ice. What were here to do is prepare this hockey club.The Ducks are going backward in an attempt to go forward after their fourth straight outstanding regular season ended short of a title. General manager Bob Murray fired Bruce Boudreau and re-hired the 60-year-old Carlyle, who led Anaheim to its only title in 2007.Carlyles return was met with skepticism by fans who had grown weary of his style when he was replaced by Boudreau in late 2011. The Ducks have been one of the NHLs best teams since, but Boudreaus four-time defending Pacific Division champions won only three playoff rounds during that stretch, capped by a first-round upset loss to Nashville last spring.Carlyle hasnt won a playoff round since 2009, coaching three non-playoff teams and two first-round losers in Anaheim and Toronto. After moving back to California a year ago, he studied the Ducks and their AHL affiliate in San Diego while preparing for a coaching comeback -- and he thinks he learned plenty to help him in Anaheim.You have kind of a pulse on whats going on with the hockey club, Carlyle said. Once youre back in and youre on the clock again when youre hired, you do even more research and more work.Murray publicly blamed his core players more than Boudreau for their first-round flop, yet essentially all of those skaters are still here: Ryan Getzlaf, Corey Perry, Ryan Kesler, Kevin Bieksa and the supporting cast including Andrew Cogliano, Cam Fowler and several young contributors.The Ducks return with only half of their Jennings Trophy-winning goalie tandem after trading Fredeerik Andersen to Toronto in the offseason. Jackie Robinson Jersey. John Gibson is their new No. 1 netminder, and nobody doubts his ability to handle the workload.Carlyles job is to get a new postseason result out of the same people before the Ducks championship window closes.Here are more things to know about the Ducks:MISSING SWEDES: The Ducks seem likely to begin the season without their two best young players. Defenseman Hampus Lindholm has remained at home while his agent, Claude Lemieux, attempts to complete a long-term contract extension. The sides appear to be far apart. The Ducks also dont have a contract with forward Rickard Rakell, who hasnt begun training after an appendectomy. The Swedes long-term absence could be crippling to Anaheim, and a trade could happen if Murray loses patience. I can guarantee every member of the organization would love to see resolution, but as a coach, you cant coach players who arent here, Carlyle said. Were counting on them being here.AFTER FREDDIE: Andersen was an unflappable presence in the Ducks net, but the Dane was due for a major pay raise one year before an NHL expansion draft, when the Ducks could have lost Andersen or Gibson for nothing. Murray also acquired Andersens replacement from Toronto, bringing Jonathan Bernier back to Southern California. The former Kings first-round pick is a capable NHL goalie who should keep the Ducks net play among the leagues best.BIG SAM: The Ducks inked a long-term deal with defenseman Sami Vatanen, the puck-moving Finn who has grown up alongside Lindholm to become the backbone of the Anaheim defense. Carlyle would love to see a 50-point season from Vatanen, who will have every opportunity to take charge of the Ducks power play and offensive attack.PLAYOFF HERO: The Ducks operational budget and well-paid veteran core prevent them from splashing on big free agents, so their biggest offseason addition was Antoine Vermette. The postseason-tested center has a Stanley Cup ring from the 2015 Chicago Blackhawks, who beat the Ducks in seven games in an epic Western Conference final. ' ' ' 

Annabel Croft said Novak Djokovics thrilling win over Milos Raonic was edge of your seat, pulsating tennis and definitely the best match weve seen at the Tour Finals so far. Zapatillas Nike Baratas China . Djokovic became the first player through to the semi-finals at the ATP World Tour Finals in London after beating Milos Raonic in a classic contest on Tuesday evening. Six months half price Upgrade to Sky Sports now to watch Man Utd v Arsenal this Saturday and get the first six months half The four-time defending champion has only lost one of his last 21 matches at the O2 Arena and is guaranteed to finish top of the Ivan Lendl group following his win, which was by no means straightforward. Djokovic beats Raonic in thriller Novak Djokovic beats Milos Raonic at ATP World Tour Finals Djokovic handled everything a fired-up Raonic threw at him to ensure he remains on course to win the Tour Finals for a fifth successive year and record-equalling sixth time in total.That was definitely one of the best matches that weve seen so far, Sky Sports Tennis expert Croft said. It was absolutely electric atmosphere and pulsating tennis. It had you on the edge of your seats. Djokovic said he had to keep believing he could win in a tight match against Raonic This crowd have more than had their moneys worth here tonight - it was just brilliant tennis. What you want when youre watching a match is to not quite know whos going to come out on top and both those sets were extraordinary. Highlights of Novak Djokovic v Milos Raonic from the ATP World Tour Finals That first set tiebreak was absolutely brilliant. Milos Raonic threw everything at him. He was tactically so brilliant and really went after Novak, not allowing him to get him balanced, going for his shots and serving out of a tree and he made Novak very uncomfortable for so much of the match.There were so many twists and turns in that second set as well. It was a match that had everything. Djokovic explained his choice of the great lob and admitted he wasnt feeling the ball towards the end of the match Djokovic had won all seven of his previous encounters with Raonic, dropping only one set in the process, but he had his hands full with the powerful Canadian this time firing more winners, but ultimately coming out second best in a titanic contest.One of the greatest skills that Novak brings out to the court is his defence, said Croft. When you watch the way he moves and the way he gets a racquet onto a ball - he not only does that - he also puts it into a place that is awkward. Murrays service syndrome over? Andy Murrays service syndrome may be a thing of the past The second set tiebreak could have gone either way but Djokovic dug out a remarkable backhand half-volley at 4-5 and then took his first match point when Raonic pulled a backhand wide. A shot Croft found extraordinary to witness and hailed as one of the best all year.There were a couple of moments where he came up with a couple of spectacular shots, particularly in that first set tiebreak and then that half volley - that was just an extraordinary shot.It has to be one of the best shots Ive seen all year, considering the moment and the kind of pressure. It was interesting to see Novaks body language change from letting everything out in the first set, and then going into total calm mode, almost like he went into a shell, but it seemed to work for him. The Serb produced this stunning half volley at the net with pace There were two different sides to Djokovic that we saw in the match, but it actually worked form him in the end because he won. And there were certain elements of his best tennis in that match and thats the kind of match that would have brought his level right up.Ill be surprised if we dont get a Djokovic-Murray final after witnessing that. They look the two best players that weve seen.Check our game-by-game coverage from all group matches at the ATP World Tour Finals in London - including Andy Murray v Kei Nishikori - on, our app for mobile devices and iPad and our Twitter account @skysportstennis.Upgrade to Sky Sports now to watch Man Utd v Arsenal this Saturday and get the first six months half price! Also See: Djokovic beats Raonic in thriller We will get the dream final Murray: No 1 hasnt changed me Murray wins on No 1 debut Zapatillas Nike Baratas Originales . 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DENVER -- Tom Brady returns this weekend to Denver, where he was bruised and battered in the AFC championship game last season.The Denver Broncos hit him nearly two dozen times that frigid January night.Von Miller parlayed his performance -- 2+ sacks, four QB hits and an interception -- into one of the greatest showings by a defensive player in Super Bowl history two weeks later, bringing home both the Lombardi and the Super Bowl 50 MVP trophies.Brady limped out of Denver, his visions of playing well into his 40s nothing more than a pipe dream unless the Patriots could find a way to fix his porous protection.They did.Bradys jersey is hardly soiled anymore and he has the Patriots (11-2) rolling again.Hes only been sacked 12 times this year, noted Denver defensive coordinator Wade Phillips, the architect of that January game. He hasnt been hit that much so the protection seems to be a lot better than they were last year.But he plays great all the time whether theres protection or not. We hit him a lot of times last year, but if you remember in the two games, he still came back at the end of both games. Hes a phenomenal quarterback. Theres nobody playing like him.A victory Sunday would not only give the Patriots an NFL record eighth consecutive division title, it would deal a severe blow to Denvers designs on defending its Super Bowl title.Clinging to the sixth and final playoff spot, the Broncos (8-5) will have to get through New England, Kansas City and Oakland, who are a combined 31-8, for that chance.Last year, we were one game out of not even making the playoffs and then we go ahead and win the Super Bowl, Chris Harris Jr. said.We kind of piggybacked on that, but we have to play better now. We have to start getting games rolling now and nothing will feel better than to get back on track by beating the Patriots.Miller channeled his inner Aaron Rodgers, imploring restless Broncos fans to relax.I mean, Im still going to be here, right? said the star pass rusher whose 13+ sacks are tied for the league lead.The question is whether he can get to Brady as he did last season when the Patriots spread out their offense and essentially asked Brady to be his own protector and get rid of the ball if an edge rusher came free.That philosophy worked against most teams, but the Broncos blew it up in the conference championship, hitting him a career-high 23 times, forcing him into 29 incompletions, two fourth-down flops and two interceptions, including one with 12 seconds left on a 2-point try that would have tied the game.The performance cost former offensive liine coach Dave DeGuglielmo his job in the offseason. Zapatillas Nike Baratas Outlet. It also led Bill Belichick to entice veteran former Patriots assistant Dante Scarnecchia out of retirement to reassume the role.Add in LeGarrette Blounts huge season and some personnel changes up front and the Patriots have done a much better job protecting their 39-year-old QB whos been sacked just twice in the past month.Theyll find out just how much progress theyve made when they face the NFLs top-ranked pass defense and its best pass rusher in Miller on Sunday.Here are other things to watch:SIEMIANS GROWTH: Greg Knapp, Trevor Siemians position coach, said he agrees with Kubiaks tough-love approach to the young QB by demanding more of him.Siemian is showing us hes got a great knack to handle a lot of pressure, Knapp said. When a guys like that, you want to keep pushing him.Demaryius Thomas said Siemian can be great. He gets better and better every week. He hasnt been the healthiest guy this season, but hes been able to put out good footballs when hes hurt. I imagine when he has the time, guys get open, he can take us the distance.MILE HIGH STRUGGLES: The Broncos are the only team with a winning record against Brady (9-6), and theyve won seven of nine against him in Denver.By bucking that trend, Brady would set yet another NFL record. His 52 career victories in December are tied with Hall of Famer Brett Favre for most wins by a starting quarterback in any month.WHAT ABOUT BLOUNT?: As impressive as Brady has been throwing the ball, much of the credit for New Englands offensive success goes to Blount, who has a career-high 1,029 yards and an NFL-best 14 TDs.Because they play the pass so well, I think weve got to find ways to make yards in the run game, Brady said. Weve done a pretty good job of that this year.SOFT UNDERBELLY? The Broncos bugaboo this season is their run defense. After leading the league last year, theyve nosedived to 29th against the run, which thwarts their advantage of having the leagues top secondary and best pass rush.Linebacker Brandon Marshall (hamstring) was replaced by Corey Nelson last week at Tennessee and when Todd Davis (ribs) went out, fellow backup Zaire Anderson came in and had five tackles.He got thrown in there last week and we played our best half, Kubiak said.---For more NFL coverage: and Arnie Melendrez Stapleton on Twitter: ' ' ' 

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Bennett Koch and Jeremy Morgan scored 11 points apiece and Northern Iowa cruised to a 74-37 season-opening win over Coe College on Saturday. Zapatillas Air Max 90 Baratas .The Panthers had an early 17-0 run to build a 22-4 lead and their Division III foe never mounted a challenge. It was 45-18 at the half as the Kohawks shot 29 percent and had 10 turnovers before the break.Morgan had all of his points during the run, including three 3-pointers.Northern Iowa shot 54.5 percent in the first half and 53 for the game. Northern Iowa got 45 points from reserves, including 10 from Isaiah Brown.Coe finished with 18 turnovers that led to 22 points for the Panthers, who also had a 32-10 advantage on inside scoring.Matt Vonderhaar had 10 points for Coe, which only had one free throw in the game. Air Max 90 Hombre España . 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. Air Max 90 Comprar Online . The Cincinnati Reds remain perfect with their speedy rookie outfielder in the starting lineup. . The nimble-footed quarterback got his wish, dashing through the snow and a weary defence all the way into the NCAA record book. The PCB has bought four bulletproof buses as part of its effort to provide the best possible arrangements in terms of security for players visiting the country. The board hopes the additional measure, first proposed during the chairmanship of Zaka Ashraf in 2012 and sanctioned last year, will help in convincing overseas players and teams to tour Pakistan.Barring Zimbabwes limited-overs tour in May 2015, Pakistan have not hosted an international game since the attacks on the touring Sri Lankan team in Lahore in March 2009. In that incident, gunmen shot at the team bus near Gaddafi Stadium, injuring five cricketers and killing six security personnel and two civilians.The PCB has since struggled to convince teams to tour the country and Pakistan have had to play their home matches at neutral venues, mostly in the UAE, which has been their base for the past several years.We have bought these four Coaster buses as part of our efforts to revive international cricket in the country, a PCB spokesman told ESPNcricinfo. There will be high expectations from teams willing to visit Pakistan and we want to ensure that we provide them with the best possible arrangements. Having these bulletproof vehicles would play a major part in convincing teams [about security arrrangements]. Air Max 90 Baratas Outlet. The PCB relies heavily on the government for security arrangements for visiting teams and the bulletproof buses will be an additional safety measure for teams travelling within the city. The buses were initially sanctioned at a PCB governing board meeting in 2012, but with the change of leadership the purchase was delayed. The matter was taken up again by PCB executive committee head Najam Sethi last year.We are actually planning to host the PSL final in Lahore, but this requires us to convince overseas players to come, the PCB spokesman said. We have to have discussions with the players about their safety and security and I think this new addition in our security facilities will definitely give us an edge. Our ultimate goal is to revive international cricket, and we are doing our best to make sure we can.The PCB has suffered financially from having to arrange matches in the UAE and from missing out on bilateral series against India. This prompted PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan to suggest that the Pakistan board should receive a higher percentage of the income from matches against India at ICC events. ' ' ' 

Greater Western Sydney coach Leon Cameron believes he might squeeze one more year out of veteran Steve Johsnon, as question marks remain over the composition of the rising AFL clubs forward group. Yovani Gallardo Jersey .Johnson missed Saturdays six-point preliminary final loss to the Western Bulldogs due to suspension.The forward kicked 43 goals in his most productive season since 2011 and has scored 495 majors over 275 career games.He signed with the Giants for just one season, and the club left the door open for him to play for another season or even join their coaching staff.Hes obviously had a terrific year, Cameron said.Hes fit in well with our footy club, but this time of year is always interesting because of the shifting and moving of players.We understand it happens a lot more than it used to.Well look at our list and say, Are we on the right track? and I feel as though we definitely are.Ill probably have that chat with him early next week, but its probably more likely than unlikely (hell play on).A question mark also looms over the future of ruckman-forward Rory Lobb, who reportedly might seek a trade to a club in his home state of Western Australia.Lobb had a breakout season, finishing among the top three in the competition for contested marks and chipped in with 29 goals.Another WA product, key forward Cam McCarthy, spent the season in his home state and looks likely to have played his last game for GWS, despite being on contract for 2017.Coming off contract is key forward James Stewart, who also had a good season in 2015, but didnt play another senior game in 2016 after appearing in the first-round loss to Melbourne. Jhoulys Chacin Jersey . Westbrook has missed 27 games since having a procedure on Dec. 27 to deal with swelling in his injured right knee — the third operation on the knee in nine months. Hernan Perez Jersey . -- Ryan Getzlaf grabbed the three pucks wrapped in tape and held them up to his chest in the Anaheim Ducks dressing room for a celebration nine seasons in the making. . -- Nate Robinson has played for seven teams, so beating one of them is no longer a rare occurrence. ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Billy Garrett Jr. beat the buzzer with a 15-foot pull-up jumper in the lane to give DePaul a 68-66 win over Missouri State on Wednesday night.Garrett scored 21 of his 23 points in the second half and led the late charge with 15 coming in the final 7:15. The Blue Demons (3-1) took their first lead at 66-64 on Garretts 3-point play with 48.3 seconds left.Missouri State (3-1) tied it with 18.1 seconds left on a pair of free throws by Chriis Kendrix. Orlando Arcia Jersey. Eli Cain added 22 points and TreDarius McCallum 10 for DePaul.Kendrix had 15 points, Ronnie Rousseau III scored 14 and Dequon Miller 12 for Missouri State. The Bears opened the game with a 9-2 run, led 31-22 at halftime, were up by as many as 13 in the second half and had a 10-point lead with 6:02 left. ' ' ' 

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Kentucky got a resume win over North Carolina in Las Vegas, and also figured out that Malik Monk will be the guy with the ball in his hands in a close game. Chris Holtmann and the Bulldogs took care of Indiana at the Crossroads Classic, and Purdue finally got a win in the event with a comeback victory over Notre Dame.Not everyone got As on their tests, though. Indiana didnt prepare on the defensive end and lost to Butler, Texas A&M couldnt get past a shorthanded Arizona club in Houston, and South Carolina -- albeit it without its best player -- came up short against Seton Hall in New York.Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3?| Week 41. Villanova Wildcats Record: 11-0 Last weeks ranking: 1Villanovas senior class, which includes Josh Hart, has never lost a Big Five game against any of the area schools. Thats 16-0 in his career after an easy win over Temple.2. UCLA Bruins Record: 12-0 Last weeks ranking: 4?So, Lonzo Ball cant shoot it from deep? That was the knock on him entering college, but the Bruins freshman has shot 45 percent (29-for-64) from beyond the arc in the first dozen games.3. Baylor Bears Record: 11-0 Last weeks ranking: 3Scott Drews club played three games this past week, but this is the cupcake portion of the Bears schedule: Southern, Jackson State and John Brown (yes, John Brown) were the victims.4. Kansas Jayhawks Record: 10-1 Last weeks ranking: 2?Bill Self got Carlton Bragg back from a one-game suspension, and the sophomore forward had seven points and eight boards in 18 minutes against Davidson.5. Duke Blue Devils Record: 10-1 Last weeks ranking: 5Duke was off this past week, which was ideal for a team still trying to get healthy. The big question is when the nations top-ranked freshman, Harry Giles, makes his college debut.6. Kentucky Wildcats Record: 10-1 Last weeks ranking: 9?Malik Monk had one of the most impressive performances in school history. He went for 47 points in the win over UNC in Las Vegas, which is tied for sixth on UKs all-time single-game scoring chart.7. North Carolina Tar Heels Record: 10-2 Last weeks ranking: 7Justin Jackson was terrific, scoring 34 points, and Joel Berry returned from a couple games off due to an ankle issue and finished with 23. The problem was defense -- specifically on Malik Monk, who erupted for 47 and was 8-for-12 from 3.8. Gonzaga Bulldogs Record: 11-0 Last weeks ranking: 6?Mark Few was concerned about Gonzagas defense entering the season, but it ranks among the nations leaders in field goal percentage and 3-point percentage defense.9. Creighton Bluejays Record: 11-0 Last weeks ranking: 10?The Bluejays are undefeated with a starting unit that has three transfers: Maurice Watson (BU), Marcus Foster (Kansas State) and Cole Huff (Nevada) and a pair of home-grown products: Omaha natives Justin Patton and Khyri Thomas.10. Louisville Cardinals Record: 10-1 Last weeks ranking: 11?The matchup is here: Wednesday against Kentucky at the Yum! Center. The Cardinals will try and snap a three-game losing skid in the series.11. Wisconsin Badgers Record: 10-2 Last weeks ranking: 14?Ethan Happ put up his fifth double-double of the season and fourth in the past six games in Wednesdays win over Green Bay. What was more impressive is that the sophomore big man actually knocked down a perimeter jumper.12. Purdue Boilermakers Record: 9-2 Last weeks ranking: 19?Finally, Matt Painter and the Boilermakers got a win in the Crossroads Classicc with a comeback victory over Notre Dame. Custom Philadelphia Phillies Jerseys. Purdue had been 0-2 against Notre Dame and was 0-3 against Butler in the event.13. Butler Bulldogs Record: 10-1 Last weeks ranking: 20?Chris Holtmanns team bounced back from a loss to Indiana State with a couple of wins over Cincinnati and Indiana. Butlers resume also includes a win against Arizona.14. Xavier Musketeers Record: 9-2 Last weeks ranking: 12?Chris Mack rolled the dice on Norfolk State transfer RaShid Gaston. He sat out last season and had just one year of eligibility left with the Musketeers. Hes making the most of it, averaging 13 points and 9.7 boards over the past three games.15. Indiana Hoosiers Record: 8-2 Last weeks ranking: 8?The good news? O.G. Anunoby returned against Butler. The bad? The Hoosiers allowed the Bulldogs to shoot 47 percent from the field and Butler also made 10-of-21 shots from deep.16. West Virginia Mountaineers Record: 9-1 Last weeks ranking: 16Bob Huggins won his 800th career game. He is just the 10th mens basketball coach who coached at least 10 seasons in Division 1 to reach that milestone.17. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Record: 9-2 Last weeks ranking: 15?The Irish havent been able to hold leads against a pair of ranked teams the past two games. They had an 11-point advantage against top-ranked Villanova, and blew a 17-point lead in a loss over the weekend to Purdue.18. Virginia Cavaliers Record: 9-1 Last weeks ranking: 17?The Cavaliers dont have a single player averaging in double figures in scoring.19. South Carolina Gamecocks Record: 9-1 Last weeks ranking: 13?With Sindarius Thornwell still suspended, the Gamecocks lost to Seton Hall in New York. Its been PJ Dozier who has stepped up. He has gone for at least 20 points in four straight games.20. Florida State Seminoles Record: 11-1 Last weeks ranking: 23?With a win against Samford on Monday, this Seminoles group would be just the third in school history to start the season at 12-1. It happened in 1988-89 and 2003-04. The 89 team wound up going 16-1 before suffering its first loss.21. Florida Gators Record: 8-3 Last weeks ranking: 24?The Gators havent played a true home game this season, but that will change Wednesday when the OConnell Centers $64.5 million renovation is complete and they face Arkansas-Little Rock.22. USC Trojans Record: 10-0 Last weeks ranking: 18?USC needed a late run to get past Troy, but the Trojans arent the same team without Bennie Boatwright, who missed his third game with a knee injury that could keep him out until mid-January.23. Saint Marys Gaels Record: 8-1Last weeks ranking: 21?Starting point guard Emmett Naar had the quote of the week after watching his fellow Aussie Jock Landale go for 15 points and 13 boards against Western Kentucky. Hes just a big body and has great hands for a guy that size. And now that hes not that far anymore, hes quite athletic.24. Virginia Tech Hokies Record: 9-1 Last weeks ranking: 25?Chris Clarke recorded the first triple-double in school history with 13 points, 12 boards and 10 assists in a rout over The Citadel.25. Arizona Wildcats Record: 10-2 Last weeks ranking: NR?Sean Millers top three scorers are all freshmen: Lauri Markkanen, Kobi Simmons and Rawle Alkins. The Wildcats are playing shorthanded as Allonzo Trier hasnt been cleared by the NCAA and Parker Jackson-Cartwright (ankle) remains out.Dropped out: Texas A&M ' ' ' 

BRUSSELS -- David Silva scored in each half as Spain comfortably outclassed Belgium to beat Europes top-ranked team 2-0 in a friendly on Thursday. Cheap KD Shoes .Silva fired a low shot under Thibaut Courtois, and doubled Spains lead from the penalty spot after Jordan Lukaku needlessly brought down Victor Vitolo Machin to take his international tally to 26 goals in 104 matches.It was a winning start for new coach Julen Lopetegui, who replaced Vicente del Bosque last month after Spain was eliminated in the round of 16 of Euro 2016.Belgiums new coach, Spaniard Roberto Martinez, was left realizing he has plenty of work to do to mold his talent-packed squad into a team capable of living up to its potential. His lackluster team was booed off the pitch at the end of the match at King Baudouin Stadium after managing only one serious effort on goal, an 83rd-minute effort by Kevin de Bruyne that David de Gea tipped over the bar.It was a difficult match for us, Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen said. In possession, they are the best team in the world.While Silva sparkled for Spain, fellow midfielder De Bruyne failed to make an impression for the Red Devils beyond the late effort saved by De Gea.Martinez gave Eden Hazard the captains armband, but the in-form star also failed to make any headway against Spains well-drilled defense and was forced to spend a lot of time helping out his own back line instead of setting up attacks.Belgium travels to Nicosia to take on Cyprus in World Cup qualifying Group H on Sept. 6. Spain hosts Liechtenstein on Monday in Group G.Alvaro Morata could be in doubt for Spains next match after limping off in the first half holding his right thigh. Cheap KD Shoes Free Shipping . -- Nate Robinson has played for seven teams, so beating one of them is no longer a rare occurrence. Wholesale KD Shoes . -- Canadian Andrew Wiggins got the ball on the wing, made a nifty spin move and then let go with a soft floater from about 10 feet that swished through the net in Allen Fieldhouse. . The native of Mont-Tremblant, Que., captured a World Cup downhill event Saturday, his second this year and fifth career victory on the circuit. The harsh reality of the College Football Playoff is that at least one Power 5 conference champion will be on the outside looking in.In the inaugural CFP, the Big 12 was the odd conference out. Last season, it was the Pac-12 that succumbed to the playoff misfortune. Which Powerr 5 conference is most likely to be left out in 2016? Unfortunately for our friends out West, all signs again point to the Pac-12 again. Discount KD Shoes. ' ' ' 

Ian Poulter has been named as one of Europes vice-captains at the 2016 Ryder Cup after ruling himself out of a playing role at the event. Clay Buchholz Jersey . European captain Darren Clarke named Thomas Bjorn, Paul Lawrie and Padraig Harrington as vice-captains last week and has now added Poulter to his backroom team.Poulter, who is expected to be sidelined for four months, said in a statement: Everyone who knows me knows how much the Ryder Cup means, having given me memories to savour over the past 12 years and created friendships that will last a lifetime. Ian Poulters performance late on the second day at Medinah provided incredible drama Therefore when it became clear, given my current foot condition, that I would not be in a position to try and qualify for the team for a sixth time this year or indeed be able to justify a wild-card pick, I was truly honoured and delighted to be asked by Darren to be a vice-captain.The best moments of my career have come when I have been wearing the blue and gold crest of Europe on my chest, knowing at the same time that the contest means so much to every European player and to every European fan, either in the crowd or watching back home on television.Darren shares that same passion and he knows I will be there to assist him and the 12 players who will line up at Hazeltine in any way I can. Poulter played a key role in Europes 2012 Ryder Cup victory We have a tremendous record in The Ryder Cup in recent times, having played with passion, desire and commitment. It is something we should be proud of and, rest assured, I will do everything in my power to maintain that intensity and help Europes quest to retain the trophy.Poulter is best-known for his exploits in the Ryder Cup, having compiled a very impressive record in five appearances, during one of which he played a starring role in the famous Miracle of Medinah comeback in 2012.In 18 Ryder Cup rubbers (foursomes, fourballs and singles), Poulter has won 12, lost four, and halved two. Darren Clarke says Poulter has a vital role to play Clarke, who was Poulters partner in the latters first Ryder Cup match in 2004, said: I am absolutely delighted to name Ian as my fourth vice-captain for the match at Hazeltine.Ians Ryder Cup record speaks for itself and stands comparison with anyone in the history of this great contest. It goes without saying what a vital presence he will be in our team room come September. 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Berra made 42 saves and Kris Russell scored at 1:32 of overtime, lifting the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night.DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski just couldnt pass on "the ultimate honour" of representing his country again as the U.S. mens national team coach. Krzyzewski is returning as coach through 2016, extending a run that included leading the Americans to two straight Olympic golds while helping reshape a program that needed a jolt to keep up with the growth of international basketball. "I really thought I wasnt going to do it," Krzyzewski said during a news conference Thursday. "But now that I am doing it, I can tell you I am doing it with 100 per cent commitment and passion -- but with seven years of experience of having done it before." Krzyzewski, 66, took over as coach as USA Basketball began its national-team program in 2005. Since then, Krzyzewski has led the U.S. mens team filled with NBA stars to Olympic gold medals in Beijing in 2008 and London in 2012. He also led the Americans to the gold at the 2010 FIBA World Championship, and the team has a 50-game winning streak dating back to 2006. Krzyzewski -- a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and a former Army captain who also spent five years as coach at West Point -- had said several times that London would be the final stop of his international coaching career. But USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo wanted to wait on any discussion until after Krzyzewski finished his season with Duke. His patience paid off, prompting Colangelo -- speaking by teleconference -- to say he was happy to continue what had been "a heck of a ride and a great journey." "Im kind of old-fashioned, I never really accepted the fact he wasnt coming back," Colangelo said. "I felt time would be what he needed in terms of a tonic to ... weigh the positives and whatever negatives there may be. I just think its a perfect fit for him. "I think his legacy is very much tied to USA Basketball as it is certainly is to Duke University. I could not have picked a better guy to be in that foxhole with than Coach K." Colangelo apparently didnt miss an opportunity to persuade Krzyzewski to return. The coach said Colangelo took his wife, Mickie, to dinner as part of his push and once tried to sell him on returning over a meal of "room-service pizza and some chicken fingers." "You got me ppretty cheap," Krzyzewski quipped. Patrick Corbin Jersey. Krzyzewski said he conferred with his family before deciding to return. He has also said several times over the years that being the U.S. coach has made him better at his job at Duke, where he has won most of his 957 career victories to rank as the winningest coach in Division I mens basketball history. Hes won four NCAA championships, reached 11 Final Fours and won 13 Atlantic Coast Conference tournaments with the Blue Devils. Last year, Duke notched its 13th 30-win season before falling to eventual champion Louisville in the NCAA regional finals. "I got better doing it," Krzyzewski said of his time as U.S. coach. "Just like a player gets better from doing it, we all got better. And that energizes you because its like a teacher learning new material. Im 66. I dont know how youre supposed to feel at 66. I never think of my age. ... But I feel energetic, passionate, wanting to achieve." Krzyzewskis commitment to coach the team means he will be on the bench for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain as well as the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. His oncourt work over the next four summers begins with a team mini-camp in Las Vegas in July. With Krzyzewski in charge, the Americans are 62-1 over the last seven years. NBA players were first used in the 1992 Olympics and an NBA coach had always led the team during that time. But as international competition steadily improved, once-invulnerable American teams finished sixth in the 2002 FIBA World Championship then lost three times en route to a bronze in the 2004 Olympics in Athens. Krzyzewskis first U.S. team ended up with a bronze during the 2006 World Championship, but has won ever since. Along the way, NBA players like LeBron James have praised Krzyzewskis work melding a collection of stars into a cohesive team. The coach sounds eager to get started again. "Ive loved it and I think the players have loved it, and I think people can see that," Krzyzewski said. "And you want to do it again. I think people think that because we have all these guys, you just roll out the ball and youre going to win. Thats a very arrogant way of looking at it, and its that arrogance that got us into the spot we were before and thinking that no ones good." ' ' ' 

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg apologized Friday for characterizing as dumb and disrespectful the national anthem protests by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and other athletes. Zapatillas Baratas Outlet España .The 83-year-old Ginsburg said her remarks about Kaepernick and others who have refused to stand for the anthem were inappropriately harsh and dismissive. In a statement released by the court, she said she was barely aware of the protests or their purpose.I should have declined to respond, she said of the question posed during an interview that was posted on Yahoo on Monday.Its the second time in recent months that Ginsburg has apologized for public comments. She said her comments criticizing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in July were ill advised.The latest controversy arose after Ginsburg commented on Kaepernicks refusal to stand for the anthem, a stance since adopted by other football players and athletes in other sports. She said the athletes have the right to protest, if they want to be stupid.Kaepernick had a measured response to Ginsburgs initial comments.It is disappointing to hear a Supreme Court justice call a protest against injustices and oppression `stupid, dumb in reference to players doing that, Kaepernick said, according to The San Jose Mercury News. Comprar Zapatillas Online Baratas . The phone hearing is scheduled for 4:30pm et/1:30pm pt. Winchester, who was not penalized for the hit, appeared to make contact with Kellys head early in the first period of Thursdays game in Boston. Zapatillas España Baratas Online . Its the second straight game Bell has scored in extra time for Kelowna, which beat the Brandon Wheat Kings 6-5 on Friday, and he now has four game-winning goals on the season. . -- Kyrie Irvings last-minute 3-pointer helped seal another victory for Cleveland -- and the Cavaliers longest winning streak since LeBron James left. Yes, even four-time Olympic gold medalists need their rest. After a stellar performance at the Rio Games, members of the Final Five began their U.S. victory lap -- but not before catching a few zzzs in the process.Aly Raisman posted a photo to Instagram, catching teammate Simone Biles snoozing during a flight. Raisman, 22, is the oldest member of the Final Five, so she jumped at the opportunity to poke at the rest of thee team, who apparently call her the grandma of the group. Zapatillas Baratas España. .We only have one lingering question: While they may not need the leg room, how many gold medals does it take for Team USA to fly first class??Sean Hurd is a digital media associate for ESPN. Follow him on Twitter @seanahurd ' ' ' 

CINCINNATI -- Manager Joe Maddons move was so wacky that even his own players laughed. Cheap Vans Shoes Free Shipping . And when it worked better than anyone could have imagined, the Cubs were celebrating again.Kris Bryant singled home the tiebreaking run in the 15th inning, and Maddon used three pitchers in left field while Chicago beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 on Tuesday night in the longest game of the season for both teams.With the Cubs out of position players, relievers Travis Wood and Spencer Patton (1-0) alternated between left field and the mound in the 14th inning, which ended with Patton getting the final out. Wood then finished it off with reliever Pedro Strop in left.When I went out there to do it originally, the infielders were kind of giggling, said Maddon, who had never done anything like it as a manager.It worked perfectly as things started falling in place for the Cubs again.Bryants only hit on Tuesday -- a single off J.J. Hoover (1-2) -- snapped the tie. Javier Baez added a grand slam in the 15th, the sixth career allowed by Hoover, which is a Reds record. Then it was just a matter of figuring out how to finish it off.For the left fielder to pitch to one batter and then go back -- yeah, thats crazy, Baez said. But we had fun.The National Leagues top team went 1-6 last week but has pulled out of the downturn by winning the first two games of a series against the Reds. The Cubs hit five homers -- three by Bryant -- while taking the opener 11-8.Eugenio Suarez singled home the tying run with two outs in the ninth off Hector Rondon, his third blown save in 16 chances, setting the game on its meandering course.There were a lot of instances that suggest things were going to go our way, but we werent able to get it done, Reds manager Bryan Price said. Thats a tough one, a really tough one.Maddon had talked to Wood about playing left field in such a circumstance. The reliever hadnt played outfield since high school, but takes fly balls during batting practice to stay ready. None of the Reds hit the ball to left field with a Cubs reliever out there, which was a disappointment for Wood.It was definitely interesting, a lot of fun, Wood said. I would have liked to have recorded an out.Ben Zobrist led off the game with a homer off left-hander John Lamb. Left-hander Jon Lester singled home another run and allowed only one hit until the eighth inning, when Billy Hamilton homered. The Cubs closer couldnt hold on.A lot of the focus Tuesday was on Bryant, who was coming off a historic performance.Bryant became the first major league player to hit three homers and two doubles in a game on Monday night. He set a Cubs record with 16 total bases and became the youngest Cubs player to hit three homers in a game since Ernie Banks did it in 1955, also at the age of 24.Bryant broke his three-homer bat the first time up on Tuesday, cracking it on a groundout. The bat boy retrieved it and took it to the Major League Baseball authenticator, who labeled the bat and safely stored it. Bryant flied out, walked twice, fouled out with two runners aboard for the final out in the 10th, and struck out in the 13th before driving in the go-ahead run.SO UNUSUALThe last time a Cubs pitcher played the outfield was 2009 when Sean Marshall was in left.TRAINERS ROOMReds: RHP Homer Bailey felt fine a day after throwing an inning in his first rehab start. Bailey, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery 13 months ago, is expected to pitch again on Saturday. ... 2B Brandon Phillips fouled a ball off the inside of his left foot in the first inning. He fouled another pitch off the same foot in his next at-bat and got hit in the left side by a pitch from Rondon in the ninth.UP NEXTCubs: Kyle Hendricks (5-6, 2.76) is 1-5 with a 3.79 ERA in seven road starts this season. Hes 4-1 with a 1.93 ERA in seven home games.Reds: Cody Reed (0-1, 6.75) makes his third career start. In his first appearance at Great American Ball Park last Friday, he gave up five runs in five innings of a 13-4 loss to the Padres.---Follow Joe Kay on Twitter: Cheap Vans Authentic Discount Vans Shoes .2 billion agreement with Rogers Communications for the leagues broadcast and multimedia rights. . -- In one brief spurt, Brazil turned a close game into a rout and proved again it will be a strong World Cup favourite. CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs front office got a surprise a day after their World Series win: 25 pizzas courtesy of last years champs, the Kansas City Royals.The Royals posted a picture on Twitter on Thursday of Cubs staffers enjoying pies from Chicago deep dish pizza chain, Giordanos. The tweet included the message, Congrats (at)Cubs! 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