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New QPR manager Ian Holloway says he is feeling fresh as he prepares for his first game back at the club on Saturday afternoon. Cheap Yeezys For Sale Uk . The former Sky Sports pundit departed from Loftus Road in 2006 after five years with the club, and went on to take charge of the likes of Crystal Palace, Blackpool and Millwall.He has been a member of the English Football League expert panel after leaving The Den in March 2015, and says the time away from management has given him a new perspective ahead of his return to the Hoops.  This is exciting for me because I feel like Ive got a chance to start again and start running around with old legs but a new bit of knowledge in there, so I feel fresh. I feel like I can be worked with and trusted at a club that I trust and that is absolutely vital, he told the EFL Weekly podcast. EFL Weekly podcast Ian Holloway, Karl Darlow and Danny Higginbotham feature on this weeks EFL Weekly podcast After I left Millwall and I got speaking to Gary [Hughes, head of football at Sky Sports] and he told me about the EFL and plans for 10 in 10, it did me the world of good because I was still in and around football. To see it first hand behind everybody, I was behind the lens and it was amazing.When you cant do it anymore because your legs have gone, youve got a brain that you wish you had at the start of your career because you know everything. Football is a bit cruel because youre probably at your best time when you cant run anymore, so I want to pass that over if I can. Holloway says he wants to work with people who care about Queens Park Rangers after returning to the club as manager Yes I will be different. Anybody who has been a player of mine, my meetings will be a lot shorter. I want to say a lot more with less words and I want to guarantee that what we do will be a Premier League standard of training.First up for Holloway is the visit of Norwich this weekend at Loftus Road, who were also his final opponents as Millwall manager when the Canaries beat his then-Lions side 4-1 at The Den.They are a fantastic club. Theyve showed brilliant management by going up, coming down, going up and they have a great structure with some wonderful players, he added.  Six months half price Upgrade to Sky Sports to watch Man Utd v Arsenal on Saturday and get the first six months half price But I like the look of my team. Ive met some of them already, and I watched the U23s the other day where they won 3-2 after being 2-0 down. I went to speak to them in the dressing room and I saw the glint in their eyes and if I can describe it, thats what is missing.I am a little bit anxious as well. 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Vettel, who has already clinched his fourth straight F1 title, enters the finale with a chance to equal Michael Schumachers 13 victories in a year and match the record of nine consecutive wins by Alberto Ascari in the 1952 and 1953 seasons. NEW YORK -- Artem Anisimov scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period to lead the Chicago Blackhawks over the New York Rangers 2-1 on Tuesday night.Trevor van Riemsdyk also scored as the Central Division leaders improved to 3-0-1 in their last four games. Scott Darling stopped 33 shots, upping his record to 7-2-2.Artemi Panarin had two assists and Anisimov had one as Chicago got even with New York following a 1-0 overtime loss at home to the Rangers last Friday.Jesper Fast scored for the Rangers and Antti Raanta, starting for the fourth straight game, made 24 saves. Raanta had won three consecutive starts, including shutouts in the last two. New York had won four of its last five.Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews was activated from injured reserve earlier in the day after missing nine games with an upper-body injury.The Rangers had some chances in the final minutes, but Darling stopped Mats Zuccarellos slap shot with about 3 minutes to go, and then a tip-in attempt by Jimmy Vesey less than a minute later.Anisimov put Chicago ahead for good with 1:09 left in the middle period. As Brian Campbell skated past the left side of the net he sent a centering pass in front to Anisimov, who fired it past Raanta for his 13th goal.After a scoreless first period, Chicago got on the scoreboard at 5:18 of the second as Panarin skated toward the net on the left side and sent a pass across to van Riemsdyk, who wristed it past Raanta for his first of the season. It ended Raantas shutout streak of 176:22.The Rangers tied it less than 3 minutes later as Fast, standing at the left side of the net, had the puck coming from behind the cage deflect up off his body and he then batted it in out of the air for his third at 8:15.Vesey had a chance for the Rangers on a rush minutes before Chicagos goal, but Darling made a nice pad save on his attempt.Raanta then denied Patrick Kanes wraparound attempt with about 9 minutes left in the second.Thee Blackhawks outshot the Rangers 11-7 in a tight first period. Yeezy Uk Store. Raanta made some nice stops during an early Chicago power play, stopping two slap shots by Duncan Keith and then a slap shot by Patrick Kane and a follow-up wrister by Anisimov. Raanta also made a pad save on Richard Panik and then dove on the puck with about 9 minutes left.Darling stopped a slap shot by Marek Hrivik and an attempt by Oscar Lindberg near midway through the first, and then denied Kevin Klein on a slap shot late in the period.Game notes Toews had four goals and eight assists in 21 games before he was injured in Chicagos 2-1 loss at San Jose on Nov. 23. The Blackhawks were 5-2-2 in his absence. The 28-year-old center has no points in his last six games, and just two assists in his last nine. ... Chicago starting goalie Corey Crawford has missed the last six games after an appendectomy on Dec. 3. He started 20 of the first 25 games, going 12-6-2 with two shutouts and a 2.27 goals-against average. ... Campbells assist on Anisimovs goal was his 16th assist and 20th point in 40 games against the Rangers. ... New York starting goalie Henrik Lundqvist was the backup in a fourth consecutive game for the first time in his career. ... The Rangers were without D Ryan McDonagh due to an illness. He was replaced in the lineup by Adam Clendening. ... Rick Nash missed his fourth straight game due to a groin injury. Rangers coach Alain Vigneault was optimistic about getting Nash back soon. I think hes looking good, Vigneault said after the teams morning skate. I would say hes very, very close.UP NEXTBlackhawks: At the New York Islanders on Thursday night in the middle game of a three-game trip.Rangers: At the Dallas Stars on Thursday night in the opener of a two-game trip.---Follow Vin Cherwoo at www.twitter.com/VinCherwooAP ' ' ' 

LONDON -- Andy Murray and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga had a nearly impossible act to follow Wednesday on Centre Court: Roger Federers improbable and electrifying comeback from two sets down to Marin Cilic. Ecco Shoes Wholesale .But then they staged their own mega-melodrama, going the thrilling five-set distance themselves. In the end, with darkness gathering, it was Murray who survived a spirited comeback by Tsonga and held on for a 7-6 (10), 6-1, 3-6, 4-6, 6-1 victory.The match ran a nerve-challenging 3 hours, 54 minutes.Murray next gets No. 10 seed Tomas Berdych, a straight-sets winner over Lucas Pouille. Murray has an 8-6 head-to-head record against Berdych but has won the past four matches, losing only one set.It was a great match, Murray said later, and the crowd were unbelievable. They got two pretty good matches, I think.Murray has dominated the No. 12-seeded Frenchman, winning 13 of their career 15 matches and 12 of 13 since 2009.Tsongas a pretty good player, Murray said, laughing, during his off-the-court interview with the BBC. Hes one of the greatest grass-court players in the world. He came up with some great shots. Credit to him for fighting his way back into the match.The only time the mens quarters at a major in the Open era featured two 0-2 comebacks was the 1998 Australian Open. If Tsonga hadnt run out of fuel, it might have happened again.Thus, Murrays quest for a second Wimbledon title remains intact. The 29-year-old is trying to become the first British man to win multiple Wimbledon titles since Fred Perry, who took consecutive titles from 1934 to 36.Before the recent Queens tournament, Murray was reunited with coach Ivan Lendl, an eight-time Grand Slam champion. Together, they have forged a 10-match winning streak, which includes the title in London and five wins here.Truth be told, Lendl appeared unbearably queasy over the last two sets.This will be Murrays seventh Wimbledon semifinal, equaling Novak Djokovic as well as Lendl, tied for sixth all time. There was another slice of history for Murray, too. The win gave him 51 at Wimbledon, tying the great Bjorn Borg.Tsonga, 31, came out firing in the first set. He had benefited from Richard Gasquets retirement after six games in their fourth-round match, giving him almost two days off. In the third round, he survived a 19-17 fifth set and defeated American John Isner.The first-set tiebreaker didnt approach the artistic level of the fourth-set sparkler earlier between Federer and Cilic, but there were more points. Murray fought off three sets points before converting his fourth set point with a sweet backhand volley into the open court.After losing the second set badly, Tsonga came back in the third. He started to find the rhythm on his serve and, finally, converted his third set point. After winning his first 14 sets here, Murray finally was on the losing end.And, in the final quarterfinal to be decided, Murray faced a battle for the first time here this fortnight.Murray got the first break of the fourth set, when Tsonga was serving at 2-3 and pushed a backhand long. Tsonga returned the favor, breaking Murray, who had held a seemingly commanding 4-2 lead. Murray made every effort to break back but Tsonga managed to save three break point and level the set at 4-all. Naturally, Tsonga broke back again and held serve to force a fifth frame.Today was a tough match, Murray said. It would have been very easy to get down on myself after the way the fourth set ended. You also have to be able to play good tennis in the big moments, and we both did that today.Murray, snarling at his box the entire way, raced out to a 5-0 lead and coasted home. An ace at 106 mph ended it.Both players looked exhausted as they tried to defer the honor of shaking the chair umpires hand first.The end of the fourth set was really tough, Murray said. I just tried to use all of my energy at the beginning of the fifth set to get up early and the crowd pumped up.So was the large crowd outside Court No. 1 on Murray Mound when the last shot was struck. Theyll be back on Friday hoping for a repeat performance. With No. 1 seed Djokovic out of the tournament, they are desperately pulling for their British champion. Ecco Shoes Online Uk . Marincin has played in two NHL games so far this season with two penalty minutes. The 21-year-old has three goals, four assists and a plus-5 rating in 24 games with the American Hockey Leagues Oklahoma City Barons this season. 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Her only regret in earning bronze during the beam final on Monday centered on those five seconds when she found herself scrambling trying to recover from a wobbly landing following a front flip.Im not disappointed in the medal that I received because anyone would love to have a bronze at an Olympics Games, Biles said. But Im disappointed in the routine that I did and not so much the whole entire routine, just the front tuck I guess. Because the rest of the routine was pretty good.Even if it wasnt quite good enough to stand atop the podium for once. Her score of 14.733 ended up well behind the 15.466 put up Sanne Wevers of the Netherlands and the 15.333 Final Five teammate Laurie Hernandez posted while grabbing silver. Biles wont leave Brazil with five golds -- something no female gymnast has ever done -- and shes totally OK with it.I think you guys want it more than I do, Biles said matter of factly. I just want to perform the routines that I practice.Biles will get one more shot Tuesday in the floor exercise final, where a victory would let her join Larisa Latynina, Vera Caslavska and Ecaterina Szabo as the only women to win four golds during an Olympic meet. Its heady territory for a 19-year-old, one who couldnt help but sigh as the admitted perfectionist waited for her score to flash.She wasnt happy with it, coach Aimee Boorman said. She doesnt like to make mistakes. Its life and it happens and yes, she is human.Even if Biles had nailed her routine, theres no telling if she would have matched Wevers and Hernandez. Wevers was stunning while working across the 4-inch slab of wood 4-feet off the ground, calling it the performance of her life, one that ended with a hug from Dutch King Willem-Alexander and a phone call from the prime minister.To be out there and do my best routine ever in such a big final was amazing, Wevers said.It needed to be for Wevers to edge Hernandez. The 16-year-old is the youngest member of the Final Five tthat have turned the Rio Olympic Arena into a showcase highlighting the widening gap between the U. Ecco Shoes Clearance Uk. .S. womens program and the rest of the world. Yet she hardly looked overcome by the moment as she dazzled on her favorite event while securing a seventh medal for the American women.Im very comfortable when Im up there, Hernandez said. Its incredible to be able to tumble on four inches of wood.Something that comes second nature to Hernandez, who regularly turns any random street curb into a chance to practice. She did it on her way to the venue on Monday, helping calm any lingering jitters.I dont really think about it, Hernandez said. I could probably sprint on the beam if I want to.The medal also gave the relentlessly charismatic Hernandez a chance to step into the spotlight after national team coordinator Martha Karolyi opted to keep her budding star out of the all-around competition during qualifying. Hernandez accepted the assignment without complaint, her voice among the loudest in the arena during Biles gold-clinching floor exercise. Biles returned the favor after Hernandez stuck her dismount, the two good friends laughing during the seemingly interminable wait for the score.She does those same exact routines in practice, Biles said. Im so glad she could share that with the world and show how hard shes been training.Hernandez turned professional shortly before arriving in Rio and could fill the void at the top of the U.S. program if Biles decides to take a break after the games. True stardom awaits her once she returns home, a notion Biles is vaguely aware of but trying to tune out. She still considers herself normal even as other Olympic athletes stop her in the village to pose for selfies or say Hi.There will be a sense of relief when she finishes her Brazilian-themed floor routine on Tuesday, an event where shes the reigning world champion and put on a display during the all-around final that Karolyi called the closest thing to perfection in the sport. One momentary lapse on Monday did nothing to diminish Biles extraordinary time in Rio.Also Monday, Ri Se Gwang of North Korea took gold in mens vault, followed by Denis Abliazin of Russia and Kenzo Shirai of Japan. Eleftherios Petrounias of Greece powered his way to gold on still rings. Arthur Zanetti of Brazil took silver with Abliazin capturing bronze. ' ' ' 

CHASKA, Minn. New Balance Sale Uk . -- The Europeans were surging and a raucous crowd at Hazeltine National Golf Club had pretty much been silenced when a bald eagle circled over the tee box on the par-3 13th.Former U.S. Ryder Cup captain Ben Crenshaw was one of the few who noticed.Its an omen, Crenshaw said. Its got to be an omen.Turned out it wasnt, when Henrik Stenson made a tap-in for birdie a few moments later to all but clinch one match for the Europeans. Certainly wasnt a half-hour later when Thomas Pieters rolled in a 15-footer on the same green to do the same in another match.You couldnt blame Crenshaw for hoping for some kind of sign. Hes the guy, after all, who wagged a finger at the media and said he had a feeling it wasnt over the night before the U.S. stormed back from four points down to win the cup in 1999.But on an afternoon where the Americans could have blown this Ryder Cup wide open, the opposite happened. After losing all four morning foursomes matches, Europe rebounded to win three of the four afternoon four balls and suddenly the game was on.Worse yet, Rory McIlroy was taking bows at the end -- an image that surely wont be forgotten by the American team.Never has a 5-3 lead seemed so empty. Never has a day that begun with such promise ended so flat.Thousands of fans didnt even stick around to watch McIlroy take a couple of exaggerated bows to the grandstands after finishing off the final match of the day with an eagle putt on the 16th hole. They had seen enough, streaming for the exits after a long day that began with chants of USA! USA! and ended with European fans singing Ole, Ole, Ole.The team that captain Davis Love III called the greatest ever last week looked like it for about four hours, sweeping the morning matches for the first time in four decades. Maybe it was something they had for lunch, but they looked quite ordinary afterward.Giddy after the morning sweep, they had to search for something positive to take into dinner after not making it past the 16th hole in three of four afternoon matches.A lead is a lead, said Ryan Moore after he and J.B. Holmes were beaten by the Spanish pairing of Sergio Garcia and Rafa Cabrera Bello. Thats where you want to be. You want to be on the right side of it. We keep ourselves on the right side of it all week, well be in good shape.That may be true, but a look at the U.S.-European history in the Ryder Cup suggests otherwise. Love knows that well enough because he was the captain four years ago when the Americans led both days before collapsing in the Sunday singles for yet another loss to the Europeans.All the planning by Love and Phil Mickelson -- and all the cheerleading from the likes of Tiger Woods and Bubba Watson -- seemed to work in the morning in front of some 50,000 fans who cheered themselves hoarse as the American teams swept to easy wins in the alternate shot format.By the afternoon, though, the momentum was suddenly gone as Crenshaw looked for an omen. Fans who had little to cheer for on the American side were reduced for cheering when the Europeans missed putts or when McIlroy hit it in the water on 13.Love, meanwhile, was trying to say something positive about it all.I thought we came out and competed real well, he said. Even the guys that were kind of run over, buzz-sawed, still hung in there and kept making birdies and got these guys as far as they could.Left unsaid is that two of those teams that were buzz-sawed in the afternoon included Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson, the players the U.S. needs to come through to win the Cup for the first time since 2008. Both were impressive in the morning, but both struggled badly in the better ball matches, where the U.S. traditionally has done best.Spieth and Patrick Reed pretty much gave away their match on the 12th hole when Spieth hit a pop-up out of a fairway bunker into the water and Reed was buried deep in the trees.Patrick, be safe. 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There was nothing memorable about the match that inspired what would become known as the Divas Revolution in the WWE. Running Shoes Wholesale Uk . In fact, if you blinked you probably missed it.Of course, that was the problem.During the course of a three-hour episode of Monday Night Raw show on Feb. 23, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee, the lone womens match of the night saw Nikki and Brie Bella face?Paige?and?Emma. It was?a?tag-team match featuring four of the most popular Divas on the roster. It was also a match that lasted all of 29 seconds.Thats right, 29 seconds.It provoked loud jeers from the crowd at Bridgestone Arena and a trending topic on Twitter: #GiveDivasAChanceThe WWE pushes hashtags during their live televised shows in the hopes they will become trending topics but this wasnt a company creation; it was a groundswell movement from a disgruntled fan base tired of seeing their favorite female performers shortchanged and it didnt stop in the immediate aftermath of a match that was shorter than a commercial. It lasted for three straight days.It was a plea that did not go unnoticed by the company and, most importantly, by their chairman and CEO Vince McMahon.We hear you. Keep watching. #GiveDivasAChance- Vince McMahon (@VinceMcMahon) February 25, 2015I noticed it the second it started trending,?Stephanie McMahon, the chief brand officer of the WWE, told ESPN.com. We talked about it Tuesday night and Wednesday and it was brought to everyones attention that this is still?trending. It really was an aha moment for some of us in the office and it was definitely the impetus for a much bigger movement. Our fans spoke out. It was a global trend that was so loud and so powerful. It was a cry for our female performers to be given longer match time and to be given more meaningful story lines and to have deeper character development. Our fans said with their voices very loud and clear that we want more from our female performers.The WWE knew they had to do something but there wasnt a knee-jerk reaction to what the fans were asking for. Sure, they gave their female performers more air time the following week. After all, 30 seconds wasnt a difficult hurdle to cross. But they knew there was going to be a significant shift for females in the company in the not-too-distant future thanks to four women who were establishing themselves as superstars in NXT, the WWEs developmental division based in Winter Park, Florida.We started slowly but surely featuring our female [talent] a little bit more prominently, Stephanie McMahon said. All you had to do was look at what was happening in NXT with the Four Horsewomen of?Charlotte,?Becky Lynch,?Bayley?and?Sasha Banks?and what they were doing and how they were elevating womens wrestling. It was to the point that the fans were chanting, This is wrestling! and?Womens?wresting!?Our fans were saying so loudly and so clearly that this is what we want. This is amazing and we want more.NXT was founded in 2012 by Stephanie McMahons husband, Paul Levesque, who is better known to WWE fans as?Triple H. It was a way for the company to recruit and develop new talent during a time when?WWE doesnt have any real competitors in the market space. Many current WWE superstars got their start in NXT, such as?Seth Rollins,?Roman Reigns,?Bray Wyatt,?Kevin Owens?and?Sami Zayn,?but?perhaps?the?biggest impact NXT has made was in redefining the role of female performers and giving them a chance to show what they could do in the ring.In October at NXT TakeOver: Respect, which was the biggest NXT show at the time, the main event was a 30-minute Iron Man Match for the NXT Womens Championship between Sasha Banks and Bayley. It was the first time in WWE history that women participated in such a match and headlined such a significant card.NXT is truly Pauls baby and his vision and he treats the men and women performers exactly the same, Stephanie McMahon said. The female performers are given the same amount of time and the same opportunity as the male performers and I think its that opportunity that has allowed these women to really hone their craft. Professional wresting is like performance art. It truly is. Youre taking the crowd on a ride, on an emotional roller coaster. It is a craft that takes time to perfect and I think the advantage of NXT is they are given that time to do just that.After honing and perfecting that craft, Charlotte, the daughter of two-time WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair, joined Becky Lynch, who hails from Ireland and is the self-proclaimed Irish Lass Kicker, and Sasha Banks, who is a first cousin of Snoop Dogg, to make their Raw debuts on July 13, 2015, in Atlanta when McMahon signaled in the Divas Revolution.The timing of their debut was no accident --?July 2015 was arguably the most notable month in the history of women in sports.?The U.S. womens national soccer team not only won the World Cup, but did so in front of an average TV audience of 25.4 million viewers in the final. It was the largest viewership ever for a soccer game in the United States, mens or womens, and it was also a larger number than any NBA Finals game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors drew that year. Ronda Rousey became the first woman and MMA athlete to win the ESPY for best fighter during a run in which she was headlining UFC pay-per-views that were garnering almost double the buys of shows she wasnt on. Serena Williams won her sixth Wimbledon and 21st career Grand Slam singles trophy. Becky Hammon, the first full-time female assistant coach in NBA history, became the first female head coach in the NBA Summer League and went on to win the summer league title with the San Antonio Spurs in Las Vegas. And the Arizona Cardinals hired Jen Welter as an assistant coaching intern for training camp and the preseason, making her the first female coach of any kind in the NFL.I had an opportunity to go to the ring and bring to light on Monday Night Raw the Divas Revolution, which was based on the fan response, Stephanie McMahon said. I talked about what was happening in the world with the evolution of women in sports from Ronda Rousey in the UFC to Serena Williams winning Wimbledon to the U.S. womens soccer team. There was this revolution happening and I said I want this revolution to happen here in WWE. So I introduced Charlotte, Becky Lynch and Sasha Banks to the main roster and everyone in the arena knew exactly who they were. They stood on their feet and the ovation was deafening. It was pretty obvious to anybody watching that these women were game-changers and thats exactly what theyve been.The trio not only breathed new life into the show and completely changed the way women were utilized but they broke through a barrier that didnt seem possible during the Super Bowl of professional wrestling. At WrestleMania 32, in front of an announced crowd of 101,763 in Arlington, Texas, the largest in WWE history, Charlotte, Becky Lynch and Sasha Banks were featured in a triple threat match most considered to be the best match on the card. Their images were plastered outside of the football stadium and on the cover of oversized programs along with main event performers?Brock Lesnar,?Dean Ambrose,?The Undertaker,?Shane McMahon, Triple H and Roman Reigns.They absolutely deserved to be there and there wasnt that much of a conversation at all because they had earned their place there, Stephanie McMahon said. They had one of the greatest matches that Ive seen in a long time at WrestleMania. It was really an emotional and compelling story.Before the match, the WWE announced they would be retiring the term Divas in reference to their womens performers and would be retiring the pink and bedazzled Divas championship in favor of a WWE womens championship that looked similar to the WWE world heavyweight championship held by the men. The introduction elicited a standing ovation from the crowd at AT&T Stadium and chants of womens wrestling!We were evolving our female performers into superstars, Stephanie McMahon said. No longer were they being branded separately from the men. Both men and women would now simply be branded as superstars.McMahon, who turns 40 in September, actually held the womens championship in 2000 but laughed at the prospects of getting back in the ring with todays current performers.Anything can happen in the WWE and if the WWE Universe wants it Im sure we can make it happen, she said.Even if she doesnt, it might not be long before we see another McMahon female in the ring trying to run the family business. McMahon and Levesque have three daughters, Aurora (10), Murphy (8) and Vaughn (5), and her oldest already knows what she wants to be when she grows up.Aurora absolutely wants to be the womens champion, Stephanie McMahon said. She has been trained by Natalya. She has got her heart set on it, but well see what happens there.I just want them to see unlimited opportunity and potential in themselves. I grew up with a very strong role model in my mom, [Linda McMahon], who was the CEO of WWE and I never thought women couldnt do anything. I never thought gender was a barrier but that wasnt reality at that time. Now there are so many more opportunities for women and its absolutely imperative to me as a mother for my three daughters to know they can be anything in this world that they want to be as long as they believe in themselves and theyre willing to work hard for it.The womens movement in the WWE was born from the hard work put in by female performers who tried to make the best of whatever small opportunities they had and grew from the noise made by fans who recognized that hard work and wanted to see more of it. It was a revolution that is now simply a part of the WWE with men and women recognized equally for what they are to their fans -- superstars.I feel such a shift in the way our women are portrayed, the opportunity they are given, and when given that opportunity, these women are tearing the house down and stealing the show with every chance they get, Stephanie McMahon said. Sasha said, Im going to prove that I belong by being so good they cant ignore me. That just about sums up Sasha Banks and what she has been able to do. The greatest part is these women are only just getting started. Cheap Running Shoes Uk Online . Blackwood, 28, has played the last three seasons in the San Diego Padres system, including the past two summers with Class AA San Antonio of the Texas League. Clearance Running Shoes Uk . -- Charlie Graham stopped 67 shots as the Belleville Bulls edged the visiting Guelph Storm 6-5 on Saturday in Ontario Hockey League action. http://www.clearancerunningshoesuk.com/ .Y. - Nelson Mandela will be honoured by the New York Yankees with a plaque in Monument Park. CHICAGO -- The Los Angeles Lakers will be without Nick Young for two to four weeks due to a strained right calf muscle, adding another injury to an already depleted backcourt.Young was hurt in the first quarter Tuesday night in a 105-88 loss at New Orleans. He had an MRI on Wednesday in Chicago.Hes been playing great, such a huge part of what weve done so far, first-year coach Luke Walton said. Obviously, its a big blow to our team and what were trying to do, but thats part of life in the NBA. So well figure it out and keep going forward.Los Angeles already was missing DAngelo Russell, who has been hampered by left knee soreness. Forward Julius Randle, who helped the Lakers to a 96-90 victory over the Bulls on Wednesday night, missed three games with a hip injury before returning against the Pelicans.Russell hasnt played since Nov. 20, missing six straight games. He received a platelet-rich plasma injection last Wednesday, but is believed to be at least another week away from returning.Its coming along, Walton said. He did some non-weight-bearing underwater treadmill the other day in New Orleans and says his knee feels good. But again, its nothing were going to rush.Young came up lame after trying to defend Tim Fraziers fast-break layup. He hopped on his lleft leg to the scorers table and then went to the floor to await trainers. Best Running Shoes Uk. He was eventually carried off the court toward the visitors locker room.Cant catch a break, Young said, especially with the run were on, its a crucial time for us. Weve been going up and down, trying to stay in the playoff race, and do all the things we want to do. Its tough.There was some concern that Young had a more serious Achilles injury, but the MRI revealed the calf issue.Thats what I feel more better about, Young said, that it aint the worst and its something I can come back from quicker than sitting out a whole year.The 31-year-old Young is averaging 13.3 points in 18 games. He also is shooting 41.8 percent (46 for 110) from 3-point range.Rookie Brandon Ingram started in Youngs spot against Chicago, removing the No. 2 overall pick in the June draft from what has been a potent group of reserves for Los Angeles. The Lakers were leading the NBA in bench scoring with 52.4 points per game coming into the day.Well take it night to night depending on who were playing, Walton said.---Jay Cohen can be reached at http://www.twitter.com/jcohenap ' ' ' 

The discussion surrounding the NFLs television ratings dip this season has spawned all kinds of theories. Nike Shoes Uk Online Shop . Among them: Has the league reached a plateau among its traditional fan base? After decades of growth, are there simply no more fans left to be captured?Those questions have put the NFLs international expansion into new light. As the league announces its schedule for next seasons London games, its goal is clear and public: Cultivate an international fan base that matches its stateside numbers.Speaking by phone this week, NFL executive vice president for international Mark Waller laid out the framework of a strategic plan that has become a mantra within the league. He hopes to develop a following that makes the NFL at least a top-five sport in five different regions or countries: The United Kingdom, Canada, China, Mexico and Germany.If you can do that, he said, and you measure the number of fans in those countries and add them up, that would give you a fan base that I would argue is the same as what we have in the United States.At the moment, according to Waller, the NFL counts between 180-200 million stateside fans. He estimates the league is about halfway there internationally, bringing its rough worldwide estimate of fans between 270 million and 300 million. Based on those numbers, the NFL is pursuing an audience of some 360-400 million people worldwide -- a big number until you remember that 7.4 billion humans inhabit the planet.New revenue is the obvious endgame, either as a net gain or simply to address a stagnant stateside market. At the moment, though, Wallers efforts are directed at building the structure and base for eventual monetization.To me, its always been a very much fan-driven set of goals, he said. If you build the fan base, everything else will flow out of that.The 2017 season will mark a new step in the International Series with four games in London, up from three in each of the past three years. This seasons games drew 242,373 fans -- including an NFL-record in London of 84,488 for a Week 8 game at Wembley Stadium -- but the league made its most notable progress in the local broadcast market.The BBC airs two NFL-related programs during the season, one on Tuesday nights and one on Saturdays. The latter, according to Waller, has brought the youngest demographic of any show on the network and the second-most ethnically diverse.The data there is good, he said. All the indicators that we have suggests that weve got good growth there and good momentum. Were finding that its real and domestic. Its not U.S. fans going over there for games and its not ex-patriots who are attending. Its very much a true U.K. audience.The NFL is now halfway toward a full regular-season home schedule in London, and there has been discussion about whether a franchise or a virtual franchise is the most likely consummation of its work there. Waller said a franchise is the ideal goal for maximizing interest -- The best expression of fandom is when you have your own team to root for, he said -- but its not clear if NFL owners prefer that direction. A virtual franchise would bring eight regular-season games to London, but spread out among multiple existing stateside franchises.As he works to prepare the market for a theoretical relocation, Waller compares the situation in London to the NFLs two-decade absence from Los Angeles.For 20 years, people talked about there not being an NFL team there, and there was always this speculation as to whether we would be there or not, he said. Ultimately, it happened when two or three owners decided it was time to make it happen.For now, the NFL will focus its efforts on staging recurring games in the five countries we noted earlier. The Week 11 game in Mexico City, a Monday night event between the Oakland Raiders and Houston Texans played in front of 76,473 fans, was incredibly positive, Waller said. He would like to see a return to Canada; the last game there was in Toronto in 2013. Germany is home to arguably the highest level of domestic leagues outside of the Canadian Football League.The NFL, meanwhile, has pushed back its timetable for staging a game in China because of travel and other logistical reasons. But Waller still thinks it can one day place a one-off game there to boost local interest.One of the things we need to show is that we can become a sustainable part of the sporting calendar in these countries, he said. There was always a sense that we would come into a market, play a preseason game -- a friendly, so to speak -- and then come back a few years later. When you take real regular season games there, you show that you can be part of the sport calendar.There was a time when that type of growth was considered a bonus for the NFL and its revenues. Does this years ratings discussion add a level of urgency to the dynamic? Is international development now a matter of league sustenance? Given weve seen this season, its fair to at least start asking those questions. Nike Shoes For Sale Uk . It is a cliché dragged out by fans and pundits regularly when discussions take place around which teams are better than others. Wholesale Nike Shoes Uk . Howard Ganz, an MLB lawyer, said in a letter to U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos that Rodriguezs claims do not come "remotely close" to what is needed to overturn an arbitration decision in federal court. http://www.wholesalenikeshoesuk.com/ . Badenhop was 2-3 with a 3.47 ERA in 63 relief appearances for Milwaukee this season. He is 18-20 in his career with three saves and a 3. CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs are on a roll, and even their depth players are going deep to keep them streaking.Matt Szczur hit two home runs and the Cubs won their 11th straight game, backing Jake Arrieta and battering Adam Wainwright to rout the St. Louis Cardinals 13-2 Friday.Willson Contreras launched a three-run shot to cap a five-run second inning, and Javier Baez and Jorge Soler also connected to make things easy for Arrieta (14-5).The Cubs winning streak is their longest since a 12-game run in 2001. They pulled 14 games ahead of scuffling St. Louis in the NL Central and improved the best record in the majors to 73-41.Manager Joe Maddon gave outfielders Dexter Fowler and Jason Heyward a day off following a 4-3, 11-inning win over the Cardinals on Thursday. From left to right, Contreras, Szczur and Soler started in the outfield instead and came through on a muggy afternoon.Maddon saluted all three, especially Szczur, who shuttled between the Cubs and the minors last season.He homers, runs the ball in the outfield, got things going, Maddon said. I knew hed be ready to play. He pretty much stirred it up for the entire group.The entire outfield hit four homers today. That not a bad thing, he said.Szczur, who recorded his first multihomer game, and Kris Bryant each had three hits.It was awesome to see my name in the lineup when I got to the ballpark today, Szczur said. Joe has tremendous faith in me and always expects me to produce and Ive been able to produce for him.The Cubs roughed up Wainwright (9-7) for seven runs and chased him after two innings, tying his shortest outing in 245 career starts.I was horrible, Wainwright said. My stuff was bad, my delivery was bad, everything was bad. The team deserves more than that.Arrieta pitched one-run ball into the sixth inning and gave up four hits overall.The story today was our offense was really good, Arrieta said. I think we know what were capable of.This 11 game winning streak is special, but we want to be playing our best baseball going into October.Stephen Piscotty and Jedd Gyorko homered for the Cardinals, who remain in a tight race for the second NL wild card despite dropping six of their laast nine. Wholesale Nike Shoes For Sale. .Arrieta delivered a second straight solid start in August after going 0-3 with two no-decisions and a 4.88 ERA in July. The 2015 NL Cy Young winner pitched eight shutout innings at Oakland last Saturday.Wainwright hasnt won since July 16 and is 0-2 in his last five starts. During that span, hes allowed 21 runs in 25 2/3 innings.Cardinals slugger Matt Holliday had his broken right thumb examined by the teams hand specialist in Chicago and kidded with teammates in the clubhouse before the game. Hes out indefinitely after being hit by a pitch from the Cubs Mike Montgomery in the 10th inning Thursday night.Holliday will be re-examined next week. He was replaced in left field by Brandon Moss.The Cubs jumped on Wainwright early. Line-drive doubles by Bryant and Addison Russell drove in runs in the first to make it 2-0.Bryant hit another RBI double in the second and Contreras sent his seventh halfway up into the left-center bleachers to make it 7-0.Szczur and Soler hit solo homers in the sixth off Jerome Williams. Szczur and Baez added two-run shots in the seventh before Gyorko connected in the eighth.TRAINERS ROOMCardinals: Holliday will decide next week on treatments including surgery or letting the injury heal on its own, according to GM John Mozeliak. Neither Mozeliak or manager Mike Matheny could offer a specific timetable for the sluggers return.Cubs: RHP Trevor Cahill arrived at the Cubs clubhouse on Friday, but has not been activated from the DL after making six starts at Triple-A Iowa in a rehab stint (right knee tendinitis).UP NEXTLuke Weaver, a 22-year-old righty and one of the Cardinals top pitching prospects, will make his major league debut on Saturday against Kyle Hendricks (11-7, 2.17), who is 7-1 with a 1.06 ERA in his last 10 outings. Weaver took Hollidays roster spot and was with the Cardinals on Friday following his recall from Triple-A Memphis, where he made his first start last Monday and threw six strong innings. Previously Weaver was at Double-A Springfield of the Texas League. ' ' ' 

ST. Air Max 270 Outlet Schweiz . PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Erik Neander has been promoted to senior vice president of baseball operations and general manager of the Tampa Bay Rays under president of baseball operations Matt Silverman.Neander, 33, will oversee player evaluation and procurement. Chaim Bloom, also 33, will serve alongside Neander in an expanded role as senior vice president of baseball operations. Both had been vice presidents.Silverman has headed the Rays baseball operations since Andrew Friedman left in October 2014 for the Los Angeles Dodgers.Erik and Chaim are talented, accomplished baseball executives with longstanding service to our organization. These promotions recognize their expanded leadership roles in the department, Silverman said in a statement Friday. This evolution is one that we envisioned two years ago. Im proud to work together with Erik and Chaim and empower them to direct the operations of our department.Neander, a Virginia Tech graduate, started with the Rays as an intern in 2007. Bloom, a Yale graduate, began with the Rays as an intern in 2005.James Click was promoted to vice president of baseball operations. Air Max 270 Günstig Schweiz .C. -- Charlotte Bobcats coach Steve Clifford said after all of these years in the NBA hes still amazed at some of the things LeBron James does. Air Max 270 Herren Schweiz . Numbers Game examines the deal that sees Michael Del Zotto and Kevin Klein switch places. The Predators Get: D Michael Del Zotto. http://www.schweizairmax270.ch/ . -- Jakob Silfverberg is making himself right at home with the Anaheim Ducks, scoring four goals in his first four games. SYDNEY -- Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios says he regards his 2016 season as a successful one, though he ended the year under a ban from the ATP Tour for on-court misbehavior.In an interview with Australias Fox Sports on Monday, the 21-year-old Kyrgios said 2016 had a lot of highs, a lot of lows but had to be counted as successful as he lifted his world ranking from 30 to 13.Kyrgios won three titles, including a maiden ATP 500 series victory in Tokyo, but his achievements were overshadowed by clashes with officials and fans and by the under-performance at the Shanghai Masters which led to his eight-week ban from the tour.I did a lot of fun things, Kyrgios said of 2016. I got Australia back in the world group of the Davis Cup, won a couple of titles, so its been a good year. Air Max 270 Günstig Kaufen. Kyrgios eight-week ban was reduced to three weeks when he agreed to consult a sports psychologist.Ive been doing that and its actually been good, he said. Just relaxing a little bit, spending more time with my family, girlfriend as well.Its one way to look at (it), to get more time off with the people that you love, and Ive been training as well. So its set me up in good stead for 2017. It just gave me time to think about and analyze everything Ive got to get better at. ' ' ' 

Not since Tim Tebows welcome-to-the-NFL moment six years ago has a quarterback paid as big a price as Cam Newton did for trying to trot into the end zone without bracing for a big hit. Supply NFL Jerseys .The Carolina quarterback pulled up in front of Falcons linebacker Deion Jones while he was about to convert a 2-point conversion. It looked as if he ran into a plate glass window in what was surely the worst decision in the NFLs fourth weekend.Jones laid a clean hit on Newton near the goal line that staggered the leagues reigning MVP and sent him out of Carolinas 48-33 loss with a concussion.It was reminiscent of Tebows ill-fated dart into the end zone on the final play of his NFL preseason debut in 2010 when two defenders rendered the rookie a human sandwich with bruised ribs.That was a foretaste of Tebows brief pro football career and sparked debate among his supporters and detractors alike over whether he could survive in the NFL if he didnt change his bruising running style.Newton might also have to change some things if hes to continue thriving -- and surviving -- in this league.Newton has been a human pinball, getting hit 840 times while either throwing or running since entering the league as the NFLs top draft pick in 2011, according to ESPN. Second on that list is Russell Wilson with 303 fewer hits.Newtons coach, Ron Rivera, complained about officials not protecting his big QB after several helmet-to-helmet shots in the opener at Denver, but he didnt have a problem with Jones vicious hit.If I was playing Ive had taken the shot, Rivera said Monday.The Panthers are the eighth Super Bowl participant since 1990 to start off 1/3 or worse, and only one of those, the 1996 Cowboys, recovered to reach the playoffs.There were other curious calls in Week 4, such as the Buccaneers keeping Jameis Winston in the game after a 90-minute storm delay for the final few minutes of Tampa Bays 27-7 loss to Denver .Not only that, but they went for it on fourth-and-43 on their final snap after the Broncos had hammered Winston on his previous three snaps. The rag-dolled QB got the ball off quickly and avoided his 27th hit of the afternoon.Before the weather delay, the Bucs, trailing by 20, had punted on fourth-and-6 from the Denver 46.Id been watching our offense the whole game. I dont know why anyone expected we could make it on fourth-and-7 if theyd been watching our offense, Bucs coach Dirk Koetter said. I sure didnt expect us to.So, why was Winston in the game at the end and why was he throwing on fourth-and-forever from his 30 with less than two minutes left?Theres definitely a fine line, but you cant take your whole team out, Koetter said. You dont have enough guys. You cant take everybody out. We thought about it. We had plenty of time to think about it. We left him in.Washington cornerback Josh Norman was penalized for shooting a bow and arrow, after he celebrated his crucial interception against Cleveland by acting as if he was Katniss Everdeen.The Patriots failed to greet Tom Bradys return with an undefeated record after Cyrus Jones made the mistake of returning Buffalos first two kickoffs out of the end zone.That put third-string QB Jacoby Brissett in a bad spot and he went three-and-out from his 9 and his 14 sandwiched around LeSean McCoys 7-yard TD grab that was all the Bills needed on their way to handing the Pats their first home goose egg since 1993 .In that same game, referee Pete Morelli accidentally broadcast a profanity at Gillette Stadium. Morelli didnt realize he had left his stadium microphone on during a third-quarter timeout and was talking to another official.Those at the stadium -- but not at home -- heard him say, Turned into a pretty good game. But one big hit, this s--- could explode.Among the many good calls Sunday, one stands out: The Seattle Seahawks visited the Meadowlands for the first time since crushing the Broncos 43-8 in the Super Bowl three years ago. So, coach Pete Carroll booked the same hotel the `Hawks stayed in that week. The good vibes carried over into Sunday when Seattle beat the Jets 27-17.---AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP-NFL---AP Sports Writers Charles Odom and John Wawrow contributed.---Follow AP Pro Football Writer Arnie Melendrez Stapleton on Twitter: http://twitter.com/arniestapleton NFL Jerseys Outlet . The Cincinnati Reds remain perfect with their speedy rookie outfielder in the starting lineup. Wholesale Jerseys China . It is a cliché dragged out by fans and pundits regularly when discussions take place around which teams are better than others. http://www.clearancenfljerseys.com/ . After the whistle, Thornton skated the length of the ice, pulled Orpik to the ice from behind and punched him in the face several times. Free-agent forward Milan Lucic has agreed to a seven-year, $42 million contract with the Edmonton Oilers, agent Gerry Johannson told The Associated Press.Lucic tallied 20 goals and 35 assists in 81 games last season with the Los Angeles Kings.He will help fill the void left by Edmontons trade of left winger?Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils for deefenseman Adam Larsson. Discount NFL Jerseys. The move reunites Lucic with general manager Peter Chiarelli. The two won a Stanley Cup together with the Boston Bruins in 2011.ESPN staff writer Joe McDonald contributed to this report. ' ' ' 

Not since Tim Tebows welcome-to-the-NFL moment six years ago has a quarterback paid as big a price as Cam Newton did for trying to trot into the end zone without bracing for a big hit. Supply NFL Jerseys .The Carolina quarterback pulled up in front of Falcons linebacker Deion Jones while he was about to convert a 2-point conversion. It looked as if he ran into a plate glass window in what was surely the worst decision in the NFLs fourth weekend.Jones laid a clean hit on Newton near the goal line that staggered the leagues reigning MVP and sent him out of Carolinas 48-33 loss with a concussion.It was reminiscent of Tebows ill-fated dart into the end zone on the final play of his NFL preseason debut in 2010 when two defenders rendered the rookie a human sandwich with bruised ribs.That was a foretaste of Tebows brief pro football career and sparked debate among his supporters and detractors alike over whether he could survive in the NFL if he didnt change his bruising running style.Newton might also have to change some things if hes to continue thriving -- and surviving -- in this league.Newton has been a human pinball, getting hit 840 times while either throwing or running since entering the league as the NFLs top draft pick in 2011, according to ESPN. Second on that list is Russell Wilson with 303 fewer hits.Newtons coach, Ron Rivera, complained about officials not protecting his big QB after several helmet-to-helmet shots in the opener at Denver, but he didnt have a problem with Jones vicious hit.If I was playing Ive had taken the shot, Rivera said Monday.The Panthers are the eighth Super Bowl participant since 1990 to start off 1/3 or worse, and only one of those, the 1996 Cowboys, recovered to reach the playoffs.There were other curious calls in Week 4, such as the Buccaneers keeping Jameis Winston in the game after a 90-minute storm delay for the final few minutes of Tampa Bays 27-7 loss to Denver .Not only that, but they went for it on fourth-and-43 on their final snap after the Broncos had hammered Winston on his previous three snaps. The rag-dolled QB got the ball off quickly and avoided his 27th hit of the afternoon.Before the weather delay, the Bucs, trailing by 20, had punted on fourth-and-6 from the Denver 46.Id been watching our offense the whole game. I dont know why anyone expected we could make it on fourth-and-7 if theyd been watching our offense, Bucs coach Dirk Koetter said. I sure didnt expect us to.So, why was Winston in the game at the end and why was he throwing on fourth-and-forever from his 30 with less than two minutes left?Theres definitely a fine line, but you cant take your whole team out, Koetter said. You dont have enough guys. You cant take everybody out. We thought about it. We had plenty of time to think about it. We left him in.Washington cornerback Josh Norman was penalized for shooting a bow and arrow, after he celebrated his crucial interception against Cleveland by acting as if he was Katniss Everdeen.The Patriots failed to greet Tom Bradys return with an undefeated record after Cyrus Jones made the mistake of returning Buffalos first two kickoffs out of the end zone.That put third-string QB Jacoby Brissett in a bad spot and he went three-and-out from his 9 and his 14 sandwiched around LeSean McCoys 7-yard TD grab that was all the Bills needed on their way to handing the Pats their first home goose egg since 1993 .In that same game, referee Pete Morelli accidentally broadcast a profanity at Gillette Stadium. Morelli didnt realize he had left his stadium microphone on during a third-quarter timeout and was talking to another official.Those at the stadium -- but not at home -- heard him say, Turned into a pretty good game. But one big hit, this s--- could explode.Among the many good calls Sunday, one stands out: The Seattle Seahawks visited the Meadowlands for the first time since crushing the Broncos 43-8 in the Super Bowl three years ago. So, coach Pete Carroll booked the same hotel the `Hawks stayed in that week. The good vibes carried over into Sunday when Seattle beat the Jets 27-17.---AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP-NFL---AP Sports Writers Charles Odom and John Wawrow contributed.---Follow AP Pro Football Writer Arnie Melendrez Stapleton on Twitter: http://twitter.com/arniestapleton NFL Jerseys Outlet . The Cincinnati Reds remain perfect with their speedy rookie outfielder in the starting lineup. Wholesale Jerseys China . It is a cliché dragged out by fans and pundits regularly when discussions take place around which teams are better than others. http://www.clearancenfljerseys.com/ . After the whistle, Thornton skated the length of the ice, pulled Orpik to the ice from behind and punched him in the face several times. Free-agent forward Milan Lucic has agreed to a seven-year, $42 million contract with the Edmonton Oilers, agent Gerry Johannson told The Associated Press.Lucic tallied 20 goals and 35 assists in 81 games last season with the Los Angeles Kings.He will help fill the void left by Edmontons trade of left winger?Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils for deefenseman Adam Larsson. Discount NFL Jerseys. The move reunites Lucic with general manager Peter Chiarelli. The two won a Stanley Cup together with the Boston Bruins in 2011.ESPN staff writer Joe McDonald contributed to this report. ' ' ' 

TORONTO -- It hasnt always been good times and checkered flags for IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden. Nike Schuhe Günstig Schweiz .The defending Honda Indy Toronto champion overcome low points during his 2012 rookie season when he started 14 races and only led for one lap the entire year. He didnt have a teammate, was dealing with a new car and was part of a small team.About halfway through that year it got really difficult at certain points to have faith and motivation in what you were doing, Newgarden said Friday. I just remember thinking, `What is going on? I dont know what Im doing, I dont know what we need from a big picture, whether thats a team thing or a car set up standpoint. There was a lot going on.If you can imagine loving something so much, more than anything else in life and then losing your love for it. Its kind of an odd thing to happen, and then you regain it.The 25-year-old driver said things really started clicking in 2014 and continued into last year when he captured the Indy Toronto.You learn the ups and downs, he said. You learn the emotional roller coaster of racing.Newgarden enters this weekends race on the streets surrounding Exhibition Place as a favorite. Hes not only the defending champion but is coming off a win last week in the Iowa Corn 300, where he led for 282 of 300 laps.I think thats racing, he said. You have one weekend where youre like the biggest jerk on the planet and everyone hates you and then the next weekend you have an amazing weekend and youre like the messiah again.To me, thats just racing in a nutshell.The Hendersonville, Tennessee, driver is second in the standings with 336 points, behind Frances Simon Pagenaud.Newgarden, who competes for Ed Carpenter Racing, was 16th after the first day of practice Friday, finishing in 1 minute, 2.7942 seconds. Pagenaud was fastest in 1:01.7081, with Team Penske teammates Helio Castroneves second (1:01.9091) and Will Power third (1:02.0573). Nike Schuhe Schweiz . The injury bothered Bledsoe in the Suns victory over the Clippers on Monday and he sat out the teams home loss to Memphis on Thursday night. Nike Schuhe Schweiz Online . -- Arizona raced out to a big lead and did not back off, hitting the accelerator instead. http://www.schuhenikeschweiz.ch/ . Peter Gammons, an analyst for Major League Baseballs network and website, drew the ire of hockey fans on Sunday when he criticized the two NHL teams on Twitter for their physical game the night before. INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA is placing Southern University athletic teams on five years probation and enforcing scholarship reductions after finding Southern failed to monitor eligibility requirements, apply proper financial aid rules or comply with academic performance standards.The NCAAs Division I committee on infractions, which released its ruling Wednesday, says it found Southern lacked institutional control when it improperly certified more than 200 student-athletes during a six-year period in all sports.The NCAA says Southerns penalties include vacating victories involving ineligible athletes and a $5,000 fine. Nike Schuhe Größentabelle. . Teams losing scholarships include football, which loses five for three years, and mens basketball, which loses one for three years.The NCAA cited the transfer of academic records to a new system, as well as inadequate staff training, as primary causes of certification errors. ' ' ' 

England are now two matches away from claiming their first Six Nations Grand Slam title in 13 years after a 21-10 win against Ireland at Twickenham on Saturday. Englands next challenge is against Wales in what is being billed as the Championship decider as well as their chance to avenge their 25-28 loss to Wales in the 2015 World Cup.That loss, along with defeat at the hands of Australia, saw England knocked out of the competition as they became the first host nation in World Cup history not to progress through to the knockout stages. Mike Brown has not been cited for an incident against Ireland Stuart Lancaster lost his job in the fall-out to the World Cup and was replaced by Australian Eddie Jones, who became the first non-Englishman to coach the Red Rose.The 56-year-old has kept faith with the majority of the squad inherited from Lancaster, and there is a huge sense of optimism within the England camp following wins over Scotland, Italy and Ireland. There were plenty of positives from that win against Ireland, including the performances of Billy Vunipola, George Kruis and Maro Itoje.However, Jones side conceded 12 penalties including two yellow cards for James Haskell and Danny Care and Will Greenwood says England need to get the balance right. Englands George Kruis wins lineout ball ahead of Jamie Heaslip of Ireland England have tried to find that bite, find that edge, said Greenwood on the Rugby Club Wrap-Up.By winning the games they have shown they have reacted to the referee and adapted their game. Lets not forget that they went behind against Ireland - 10 points to six. You can argue until the cows come home if Haskells shot was a yellow card. But it is inviting trouble if you dump someone, slightly late with no arms and stay on your feet.  Referees are going to give it so why risk it? 2003 World Cup winner Will Greenwood believes Eddie Jones is enjoying his time in England despite media ban The Danny Care yellow is an interesting one - Lawrence Dallaglio would say it was a great yellow, a team yellow. Take one for the team where you dont want to concede seven points.I still think England are giving away the odd daft penalty, but they are competitive scrapping, in your face, they are a horrible side to play against. The question is can you have one with the other - super tricky when you are developing.Lucky Brown?  James Haskell (centre) is shown the yellow card by the referee Many feel that England full-back Mike Brown was fortunate not to have seen yellow after his fly-hack on a ball at the ruck made contact with Conor Murrays head.Irelands scrum-half required stitches above his eye and the Six Nations organisers have announced that Brown will not be cited for the incident, but Greenwood claimed he would have had no complaints if Brown was yellow carded at the time.Conor Murray is tackled and has placed the ball back - its there waiting to be kicked, explained Greenwood.We often applaud Joe Launchbury and Courtney Lawes for getting their size 13 boots through. If you are allowed to play the ball in the ruck with your feet then by definition what Mike Brown has done is at worse clumsy. Englands Maro Itoje enjoyed an impressive debut for England When someone gets cut and stitches then you notice it a little bit more. Its like a punch if you swing and connect then its 12 weeks, but if you swing and miss then its hes being a bit of a naughty boy.Mike Brown attracts referees attention with his style of play. Eddie Jones will not want to temper him or take his edge away but will ask him to consider going in and throwing feet around like that.Had he received a yellow I think there would have been very few people saying it was harsh.Should Mike Brown have been cited? Have your say… Please tell us what you think by giving us your comments below or alternatively, why not Tweet us @SkySportsRugby? Also See: Tuilagi joins England squad Greenwoods 6N team of the week Nowell proud of try-saving tackle Vunipola: Jones has set me free Wholesale Chargers Jerseys . -- Ryan Blaney provided more evidence that Penske Racings No. Wholesale Chargers Jerseys China . 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. http://www.cheapchargersjerseysauthentic.com/ . With their top three point guards and Kobe Bryant all sidelined by injury, the Lakers signed Marshall out of the D-League on Friday before their home game against Minnesota. BATON ROUGE, La. -- Ed Orgeron held both arms in the air as he emerged from the Tiger Stadium tunnel for his first game as LSUs interim coach. Derrius Guices long, crowd-thrilling touchdown runs ensured Orgeron would leave Death Valley in an even better mood.In LSUs first game since the firing of coach Les Miles, and with star running back Leonard Fournette sidelined with ankle soreness, Guice rushed for a career-high 163 yards and three touchdowns, leading LSU to a 42-7 victory over Missouri on Saturday night.You could feel the electricity in the stadium, said Orgeron, a Louisiana native, who walked off the field beaming after his players gave him a celebratory drenching with a bucket of sports drink and handed him a game ball. This is Tiger Stadium. This is what its supposed to be.Guice scored the games first touchdown on a zig-zagging, 42-yard run in which he left several would-be tacklers grasping at air before using his speed to race away for the final yards. He added TDs from 4 and 37 yards before the first half ended.Orgeron has got everybody flying around the field, Guice said.We did everything faster tonight, Guice added. That allowed us to make big plays in the running game, including some that the offensive line broke open.Darrel Williams added a career-high 130 yards and three short touchdowns for LSU (3-2, 2-1 Southeastern Conference), which finished with 418 yards on the ground.Im glad they won and glad they performed well because now they can believe in what were doing, Orgeron said.Missouri (2-3, 0-2) struggled to sustain drives and didnt score until executing a reverse pass from receiver Eric Laurent to quarterback Drew Lock with 6:11 left in the game. LSU dominated time of possession, 42:33 to 17:27 and ran 82 plays to Missouris 60. LSU also finished with 634 yards -- the school record for an SEC game- to Missouris 265.They handed it to us in every area. I feel like I got my tail kicked tonight and we did as a program, first-year Mizzou coach Barry Odom said. I have great belief with all my soul that were a much better football team than that and we will be going forward.Lock limited LSUs formidable pass rush to two sacks by throwing quickly. But LSUs secondary didnt allow many easy throws. Lock, who came in averaging 377 yards passing, finished 17 of 37 for 167 yards and was intercepted once by TreDavious White on a long, over-thrown pass.Miles, arguably the most successful coach in LSU history after winning 77 perccent of his games -- including the 2007 national title -- in 11-plus seasons, was fired last Sunday, the day after an 18-13 loss at Auburn.dddddddddddd That game marked the second time this season LSUs offense looked stagnant in a loss to an underdog that was not ranked at the time of the game.Orgeron promised stylistic changes under new offensive coordinator Steve Ensminger and delivered early with four receiver sets and enough passes to keep Missouris defense honest. But statistically, LSU looked a lot like some of Miles most dominant teams, with more yards and scoring on the ground than through the air.LSU QB Danny Etling completed 19 of 30 passes for 216 yards and did not turn the ball over.We spread them out a little bit, Orgeron said. We started throwing the football, loosened them up on the run.THE TAKEAWAYMISSOURI: Stats can be deceiving. Mizzous offense, which came into the game leading the SEC, has looked far less prolific against teams from Power 5 conferences than the overmatched Eastern Michigan and Delaware State of the second-tier Football Championship Subdivision.LSU: Miles is out as coach but theres no questioning the talent he brought in. Its clear LSU was ready to play under Orgeron and could be a tough out for its remaining opponents.EJECTEDEach team had a player ejected for targeting and each team had another player thrown out under a new rule in college football that sends players to the locker room for two personal fouls in a game. LSUs Xavier Lewis and Missouris Brandon Lee were ejected for targeting. LSU offensive lineman Andy Dodd and Missouri defensive lineman Charles Harris were ejected in the second half for unsportsmanlike conduct fouls. Those fouls counted as their second personal fouls because every player on both teams had been assessed unsportsmanlike conduct penalties for a brief scuffle near midfield at the end of the first half.POLL IMPLICATIONSAfter falling out of the AP Poll last week, LSU could very well jump right back into the ranking with its emphatic rebound from its last-second lost at Auburn.UP NEXTMISSOURI: After a bye next weekend, Missouri will visit Florida on Oct. 15.LSU: A clash with historical rival Florida in the Swamp next weekend is on tap for LSU, marking the first road game of the Orgeron era.---AP College Football website: www.collegefootball.ap.org ' ' ' 

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