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Its the final week of the League of Legends Global Power Rankings for the summer splits. Baseball Jerseys From China . Every week, we look at each team in the five major regions and rank them according to how they are performing.Were starting with pre-playoffs for the North American/European League Championship Series, after Day 1 and 2 of League Championships Korea playoffs, after Day 1 for the League Pro League playoffs and pre-playoffs for the League Master Series. The +/- indicates the change since the previous ranking.Nos. 1-10 -- World contendersNos. 11-20 -- Playoff contendersNos. 21-30 -- Middle of the packNos. 31-40 -- StrugglingNos. 41-50 -- Bottom of the barrelWorld contenders1. ROX TigersRecord: 15-3 (30-10) | League: LCK | +/-: No ChangeOh look, the ROX Tigers won another regular-season title and are atop our Global Power Rankings. What a surprise! The Tigers won the LCK regular-season crown for the third time in four seasons, and they will now wait in the summer finals for whichever team can make its way through the postseason gauntlet to meet them in the climactic showdown. After losing the past three major tournament finals to SK Telecom T1, this is the season when the Tigers need to win if they truly want to be considered the undisputed best team in South Korea. And for top lane ace and two-time league MVP Song Smeb Kyung-ho, this is another opportunity to establish himself as the worlds greatest if he can pick up his first big championship.2. EDward GamingRecord: 16-0 (32-5) | League: LPL | +/-: +2This season China has proved to be extremely competitive, unless youre EDward Gaming, who have dominated the regular season and closed it out with an undefeated record of 16-0. Now with an automatic semifinal berth where it will meet the winner of Team WE and Vici Gaming, the team looks poised to make it to the finals with ease.3. KT RolsterRecord: 13-5 (29-15) | League: LCK | +/-: +1After a 3-0 round 1 victory over Samsung in the playoffs, KTs full head of steam coupled with SKT T1 showing weakness could spell a three-peat appearance in an LCK summer finals. Kim Ssumday Chan-ho continues to be one of the best players in the world, and hes the type of superstar player that can drag KT to Worlds if need be.4. Team SoloMidRecord: 17-1 (35-6) | League: NA LCS | +/-: +3TSM finished off its greatest regular-season of all time by sweeping first-place rival Immortals and ending the regular season 17-1. Now the real season begins for the organization that has made all seven NA LCS finals up to this point but has failed to win the title in the last two. For a majority of the teams in the world, just making the domestic finals would be a huge accomplishment. TSM, however, will need to win the NA LCS playoffs for this year to be considered a success at home.5. SK Telecom T1Record: 13-5 (28-13) | League: LCK | +/-: -3While its hard to bet against SKT T1 in the LCK playoffs, the three-peating champion of the league is going to have to do a bit of work if it wants to make it through straight hoists of the domestic trophy. SKT T1 faltered down the stretch and will need to beat KT Rolster to make it to the finals against the ROX Tigers.6. Royal Never Give UpRecord: 13-3 (29-11) | League: LPL | +/-: +1Royal Never Give Up may have placed second, but the team looks much more vulnerable than it did this time last split. But its got the better side of the playoff bracket, as WE sits in EDward Gamings side instead. This means Royal has the easiest chance to make it to the finals should it not falter to the winner of I May vs. Snake Esports.7. J TeamRecord: 10-4-0 | League: LMS | +/-: +3J Team is ending the summer split as the best team in Taiwan and the first seed for the upcoming playoffs. J Teams teamfight finesse and standard laning continue to be its largest strengths, but that doesnt mean it hasnt seen any challenge. In a loss to ahq, it was pretty clear that J Teams elongated laning phase approach can easily fizzle with extreme pressure on mid.8. ImmortalsRecord: 16-2 (33-9) | League: NA LCS | +/-: no changeIn a world where TSM didnt exist, Immortals might be defending NA LCS champions and putting a stamp on a perfect season, Alas, that isnt the case, and Immortals defeated everyone this season without dropping a best-of-three except for TSM. While favored to make it to its first domestic finals, TSM is also likely to be awaiting them in Toronto.9. G2 EsportsRecord: 10-6-0 | League: EU LCS | +/-: +1G2 Esports ended the regular season with a week of mixed results. The team tied with seventh place team Team Vitality but beat fifth place squad Fnatic, both of which have had their ups and downs in the last few weeks. While G2 is likely still the best in Europe, the team still has a lot to prove coming into the playoffs, where theyll have a shot in best-of-three and best-of-five series.10. SplyceRecord: 9-6-3 | League: EU LCS | +/-: +1Like its peer G2, Europes second place team, Splyce, goes into the playoffs on a rough note. The team beat Origen but fell to Unicorns of Love. Come playoffs, Splyce will face the winner of Fnatic and H2K and will need to bring its A-game if it wants to make a run in its playoffs debut.Playoff contenders11. Samsung GalaxyRecord: 12-6 (24-16) | League: LCK | +/-: -6Samsung won 2-0 versus the Afreeca Freecs in the wildcard stage of the playoffs, but a 0-3 versus KT Rolster put Samsung back in its place as the team too good to be lumped in with the middling pack of the league but not good enough to be considered a part of the elite class of South Korea.12. Cloud9Record: 12-6 (28-16) | League: NA LCS | +/-: +3The team with the best chance to shake up the expected TSM vs. Immortals NA LCS Final comes in the form of former two-time champion of the league Cloud9. C9 shook off a stagnant middle of the season to finish strong, and the third-place team could be eyeing an explosive best-of-five semifinal with Immortals if it gets by Team Envy in the first round of the playoffs.13. Team WERecord: 10-6 (24-16) | League: LPL | +/-: -4Team WE closed out the LPL with a surprise loss to Vici Gaming, which it will now face in the playoffs quarterfinals after Vici took down Game Talents. This could prove problematic for WE, but the teams previous victory over Royal shows that it may just be inconsistent. Its quarterfinal showdown means everything if WE wants to stay at the top.14. Flash WolvesRecord: 10-2-1 | League: LMS | +/-: No ChangeThe pups clearly have been a top two team all split and have earned the second seed for the LMS playoffs. Flash Wolves still have the best macro in Taiwan, but clearly also still have trouble properly reading their opponents strengths. Recent patch changes to tower gold are also a burden on the Wolves, as MMD and NL have not been fantastic laners thus far.15. Vici GamingRecord: 9-7 (20-17) | League: LPL | +/-: +7Vici Gaming dominated Game Talents in the first round of the playoffs, moving itself up in the rankings. Vici looks like one of the strongest teams in LPL and will likely be able to challenge Team WE in the Bracket A semifinals. The winner of that set faces EDward Gaming, and itll be a big match to watch.16. Ahq e-Sports ClubRecord: 8-0-2 | League: LMS | +/-: -3Ahq seemingly floundered all split trying to find a proper identity this summer and while things looked grim, it pulled it together in the final weeks. Ahq was able to take games off of both Flash Wolves and J Team, with bot and mid-centric strategies tailored to the titans. A best of five may not treat ahq the same way, but it has a few weeks to practice and work its way up from the third seed.17. Snake EsportsRecord: 10-5 (21-14) | League: LPL | +/-: +4Snake Esports finish gives it an automatic quarterfinal berth where it will face I May, which won its match against Invictus Gaming. This gives Snake the advantageous side of the bracket, where it could make a decent run and even challenge Royal Never Give Up.18. Counter Logic GamingRecord: 10-8 (26-20) | League: NA LCS | +/-: -1Although fourth in the league, it almost feels like CLG wouldnt want to be in any other spot going into the postseason. The back-to-back league champion has always played at its best when overlooked, and with all the talk surrounding TSMs dominant season and Immortals attempt to dethrone them, CLG are going into the postseason as quiet as a mouse.19. I MayRecord:21-16 (21-16) | League: LPL | +/-: -3I May moves on in the League Pro League playoffs after eliminating lower-seeded Invictus Gaming in two games. I May will face Snake Esports next, with the winner advancing to face Royal Never Give Up. While neither team is particularly favored, I Mays victory over Invictus may keep them on top.20. Giants GamingRecord: 8-3-7 | League: EU LCS | +/-: +3Giants Gaming took a tie with now-relegated Schalke 04 last week before beating ROCCAT. Giants has looked extremely improved this split and finishing in third is not an easy feat for a team that fought for its LCS spot in the last promotion tournament. Its playoff match versus Unicorns of Love will be a sight to see, but if Giants plays up to expectations, it could be the victor.Middle of the pack21. Afreeca FreecsRecord: 8-10 (20-23) | League: LCK | +/-: -9Afreeca is a team that drags SK Telecom T1 down to its level when it plays, but it still has issues closing out matches against the teams the true contenders easily put away, like in its wildcard match loss against Samsung. Although its been a remarkable year for the former amateur team known as Rebels Anarchy, the club will need to upgrade its play and consistency if it wants to move from a dark horse to a league favorite.22. H2K GamingRecord: 7-6-5 | League: EU LCS | +/-: +6Since Freezes injury and the return of FORG1VEN, H2K has looked improved. The team beat Unicorns of Love, Origen, and Fnatic (in a tiebreaker) last week, ending in fourth place in the regular season standings. The teams matchup versus Fnatic will put both teams at odds as the loser takes fifth-six, something neither has done in the playoffs in their time in the LCS.23. Longzhu GamingRecord: 7-11 (16-25) | League: LCK | +/-: +7It was a good ending of the year for Longzhu. It got out of relegations after an awful start to the season, and its roster has seemingly stabilized after an entire year of rearranges and swaps. Although the team wont be going to Worlds like it hoped at the beginning of the split, at least the fans can take solace in the fact they arent rooting for CJ Entus.24. LGD GamingRecord: 7-9 (18-20) | League: LPL | +/-: +13LGD Gaming ended the regular season with a loss to Royal Never Give Up but a win over OMG. If LGD had been been in group A, it wouldve easily qualified for the playoffs, but due to the strength of group B, the team will fight for its spot in the promotion tournament.25. FnaticRecord: 7-6-5 | League: EU LCS | +/-: -7Out of all the playoff teams, Fnatic look like it has the most to worry about. Its coach, Deilor, recently stepped down, saying there were issues he was not able to fix, while the team tied with ROCCAT and lost to G2 Esports last week. The writings on the wall: this may be the first time Fnatic does not make it to the semifinals of the European playoffs.26. Team LiquidRecord: 9-9 (22-21) | League: NA LCS | +/-: -7Its been a rough season for Team Liquid. Its Academy team failed to qualify for the NA LCS next split, and the main squad sputtered to an unexpected fifth-place position after looking like a possible third-place contender for a majority of the split. Next up for Liquid is a date with CLG in the quarterfinals.27. Unicorns of LoveRecord: 6-5-7 | League: EU LCS | +/-: +2The final playoff team from Europe had confusing results last week. First, it lost at the hands of H2K Gaming, but quickly bounced back to beat Europes second best, Splyce. Unicorns are not consistent in their results, but neither are their playoff opponent, Giants, so theres a chance the team could advance further into the playoffs and face G2 Esports in the semifinals.28. Hong Kong EsportsRecord: 5-4-5 | League: LMS | +/-: -2The final playoff seed goes to Hong Kong eSports, but frankly this team is still a mess. While the talent ceiling shows up every week to make great comebacks and grab early leads, actual teamplay remains to be seen. The recent patch is certainly a buff to HKEs above-average laners, but it only goes so far.29. MVPRecord: 7-11 (18-23) | League: LCK | +/-: -5MVP were in line for a postseason spot for a good portion of the season; however, when it came down to the nitty gritty, it was the experience of the Freecs that won out over the possibly more talented yet inexperienced MVP starting lineup. For what its worth, MVP had a good showing in its inaugural split, and an offseason of possibly bolstering its lineup with a few new pieces could be what it takes to become a contender come 2017.30. Apex GamingRecord: 8-10 (20-26) | League: NA LCS | +/-: +2It was simply a little too late for Apex Gaming. If we were picking playoff teams on purely an eye-test, Apex or Phoenix1 would be going to the playoffs and Team Envy would be sitting at home enjoying the offseason. But, when Apex needed to beat Envy a few weeks back to secure itself in a playoff spot, the Lions of APX couldnt get it done. With changes expected in the offseason, well see how the team shapes up come spring of next year.Struggling31. Phoenix1Record: 5-13 (14-31) | League: NA LCS | +/-: No ChangePhoenix1 has surely come a long way since being a laughingstock early in the season. Once a team that disheartened people who watched them play in the league, P1s second half of the split has brought new fans, optimism, and expectations. The teams 3-0 sweep over Echo Fox has re-qualified them for the spring 2017 split, and the team wont be looking to just stave off relegations any longer: P1 are aiming for the postseason come the new year.32. Game TalentsRecord: 7-9 (16-21) | League: LPL| +/-: +5Game Talents fell harshly to Vici Gaming in three decisive victories even though it had a one-game advantage due to seeding. Vici will move on but Game Talents is out after a mediocre season in group A.33. Invictus GamingRecord: 5-11 (16-25) | League: LPL | +/-: +11Invictus Gaming got thrashed by I May in the first round of the LPL playoffs and was knocked out. The team looked extremely mediocre this season and barely qualified for the playoffs. IG will need to fix itself if it wants to do better next spring.34. Jin Air Green WingsRecord: 7-11 (19-26) | League: LCK | +/-: -7The Green Wings narrowly avoided disaster by beating ESC Ever in its last game to stay safe from relegations. Once a team that was in the top five of our rankings, the Green Wings had one of the worst mid-to-late season runs in recent memory. Still, due to making the playoffs last split, Jin Air could still make it to the World Championships if the team can somehow pull off the miracle of all miracles.35. ESC EverRecord: 6-12 (16-29) | League: LCK | +/-: -10It wasnt a terrible first split for the once-hyped rookies from ESC Ever, but the team did stumble in the end and will play in the relegation matches to keep its place in the major leagues. Luckily, Ever should be able to keep its spot in the league if it can play well on the day of relegations.36. Midnight Sun EsportsRecord: 3-5-6 | League: LMS | +/-: -3MSE looked to be working its way up to the fourth-best team in the LMS, but those hopes were dashed once the squad lost 0-2 to seventh-place team eXtreme Gamers. At the very least, MSE managed to redeem itself with a win over Machi.37. Team EnVyUsRecord: 8-10 (17-25) | League: NA LCS | +/-: -2Yes, Team Envy are a playoff team, and it did win the matches it needed to, but its play was relatively uninspiring. Cloud9 are going to be heavy favorites in the quarterfinals against the wounded Envy, and itll take a spirited turnaround in only two weeks of practice for the sixth-place team in the league to return to its early season glory.38. NewbeeRecord: 5-11 (13-26) | League: LPL | +/-: No ChangeNewbee disappointed again this season, taking fifth in group A and failing to qualify for the playoffs. It ended the season off with a loss to Invictus Gaming and will move on to the promotion tournament to fight for its spot.39. OMGRecord: 4-12 (13-26) | League: LPL | +/-: No ChangeOMG has had one of its worst seasons yet and will now move to the promotion tournament. The team will need to keep its head up if it wants to return to the League Pro League.40. CJ EntusRecord: 3-15 (12-32) | League: LCK | +/-: No ChangeThis was an organization that once defined success and popularity. While the team still has a rabid, never-say-die fanbase, the glory is long gone, and the unthinkable might happen: if CJ Entus loses its next best-of-five, it will be relegated from the LCK and dropped into the minor league.Bottom of the barrel41. VitalityRecord: 3-9-6 | League: EU LCS | +/-: No ChangeTeam Vitality barely dodged relegation after tying with Schalke 04 and then beating them in a tiebreaker. With Schalke now gone from the League, its arguable that Vitality isnt far behind and its interesting to think how this team wouldve fared in the promotion tournament. Theyll need to make some changes in the off-season if they want to compete next split.42. OrigenRecord: 2-8-8 | League: EU LCS | +/-: -8Oh, Origen, how terribly this split went for you. The team that once was second in the league last year has fallen hard due to reported mismanagement, poor player relations with FORG1VEN, and the departure of Zven and Mithy to G2 Esports. Origen will need to completely overhaul next split if it wants to be a title contender again.43. Machi E-sportsRecord: 2-5-7 | League: LMS | +/-: -4Machi has looked fairly lost all split, switching out players constantly in an attempt to cobble together a successful roster. Machi still manages to get some early leads, but generally squandered them as team synergy is at an all-time low.44. Team ROCCATRecord: 2-6-10 | League: EU LCS | +/-: +1Down but never defeated: the Team ROCCAT story. Welcome back to the LCS, ROCCAT. This team has had chances to build European super teams before but those fell through during the offseason period. Now that theyll have almost half a year to rebuild for the next LCS season.45. eXtreme GamersRecord: 2-2-10 | League: LMS | +/-: +3XGamers was able to pull off a miracle 2-0 series over MSE and looks like a different team with ex-TPA jungler Pony. Rather than just the SuwaKo show, everybody pitched in, with Nexus and Suki notably performing well this week.46. Echo FoxRecord: 1-17 (8-34) | League: NA LCS | +/-: +4Echo Fox did go 1-17 in the regular season, yet, we will still see them next season due to wiping the floor with NRG Esports in the last chance qualifier best-of-five series in the promotional tournament. Rick Fox stuck with his team through a troubled first year, and hell have a chance in the offseason to possibly upgrade his club before starting his sophomore campaign in four months.47. Saint GamingRecord: 1-15 (9-30) | League: LPL | +/-: -1Saint has the worst time coming into the LPL promotion tournament. The team is one of the worst teams to ever play in the LPL and that comes with a chance of getting eliminated when it enters the promotion tournament.48. Team MistRecord: 0-3-11 | League: LMS | +/-: +1Team Mist managed to separate itself from Cougar status after winning an additional two games these last few weeks. Mist is definitely a bottom tier team, but proved its talent ceiling could keep it from being a total joke.49. FC Schalke 04 (Relegated, replaced by Misfits)Record: 3-9-6 | League: EU LCS | +/-: -2It may have taken eighth in the regular season, but FC Schalke 04 is now relegated from the League Championship Series after a loss to Misfits. It was recently reported by Esports Career that the team dropped its manager Maelk but the team confirmed that it will continue to field a team in the Challenger Series. Better luck next time, Schalke.50. 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He is recovering from a broken right leg suffered in last seasons finale and couldnt predict when he would be available in training camp, which begins next week.Rehab is going well, he said. Im running four times a week and just taking it day by day. Im focusing on my leg and rehabbing each and every day. When the coaches feel it is time for me to get out there on the field and I am ready to go, I will be out there.Wilkersons deal is worth more than $85 million, including $37 million in guarantees through the first two years. Through three years of the deal, Wilkerson will be paid $54 million in guaranteed money.Asked if he was surprised that the last-minute deal came together when there was so much pessimism surrounding his contract situation, Wilkerson preferred to look forward.Im happy to get a deal done and glad this part of the situation is over with, and now I can just focus on football and get ready for the season, he said.I am glad my agent got a deal done for me and ... everybody in my support system. Were ready to get things rolling. I dont have to focus on my contract situation and can concentrate on my rehab.He also believes the Jets, who finished 10-6 last season, are a playoff team if they build off that performance in their first season with Todd Bowles as coach. Wholesale Jerseys. 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A 2011 first-round draft pick out of Temple, Wilkerson sought a new deal for the past two years.Meanwhile, he saw Philadelphias Fletcher Cox sign for six years and $103 million, with little to no movement from the Jets this offseason.Until last week.Despite the uncertain contract situation, Wilkerson spent time at the Jets facility during the offseason while working his way back from the injury.Wilkerson, from Linden, New Jersey, gets to stay home to play for at least five more years after compiling 36 1/2 sacks through his first five NFL seasons. He has 372 total tackles, seven forced fumbles and a fumble recovery in 77 games.I definitely wanted to be here, he said. 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Fremantle goalsneak Hayden Ballantyne has dismissed reports hes fallen out with Nat Fyfe, but says it might be time for him to make a fresh start at a new AFL club. Anton Forsberg Blue Jackets Jersey .Ballantyne could be traded to arch rivals West Coast after his request for a two-year contract extension wasnt granted by the Dockers earlier this year.The 29-year-old is still contracted with Fremantle for next season, but it appears highly unlikely hell see out that deal.Rumours of player unrest are growing at the Dockers, and coach Ross Lyon is determined to weed out the loud minority.Some reports have suggested that a number of players are unhappy with the leadership style of Brownlow medallist Fyfe.Ballantyne was reportedly one of those players, but he has denied thats the case.However, with the Dockers set to embark on a rebuild, Ballantyne says he will seriously consider a move away from the club.I think Ive got a lot of football in front of me, Ballantyne told Channel 9.Ive played some pretty good football along the way, and I think I can get better again.I look at blokes like Eddie Betts who had a fresh start at a new club (moving from Carlton to Adelaide).He won his first All-Australian last year, and hes probably going to win it this year. 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MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy is never going to second-guess Kansas State counterpart Bill Snyder.There will be plenty of others who do.The No. 18 Cowboys took advantage when Snyder elected to punt near midfield on fourth-and-inches in the fourth quarter, and rallied for a 43-37 victory Saturday that was only secured when the Wildcats pass to the end zone was picked off on the final play.I know in the past hes played the percentages, Gundy said about the decision to punt, which gave his team the ball back trailing 37-28 with about 8 minutes left. Hes somewhat a genius when it comes to that.This time, it helped the Cowboys (7-2, 5-1, No. 22 AP) keep their Big 12 title hopes alive.Mason Rudolph connected with James Washington on an 82-yard touchdown passes two plays later, and after a three-and-out, Chris Carson capped a go-ahead drive with a 17-yard TD run to give Oklahoma State the lead.I joked with the guys that I told Carson to slide if he gets in the open, Gundy said.Instead, Kansas State (5-4, 3-3) got the ball back with 1:39 left. After quickly marching downfield, and converting fourth-and-5 to remain alive, an offensive pass interference penalty in the end zone with 10 seconds left pushed them back to the Oklahoma State 13 with 4 seconds to go.Ertzs wobbler to the end zone was intercepted by Jordan Sterns to end the game.We were inconsistent in the second half of that ball game, Snyder said. Some good things, some not-so-good things, but a lot of that was Oklahoma State.Rudolph finished with 457 yards and five touchdowns through the air, though he also threw two picks -- one returned by Duke Shelley for a score. Washington had seven catches for 117 yards and two touchdowns.Ertz ran for 153 yards and three scores for Kansas State, but he was just 12 of 18 for 87 yards through the air, as the Wildcats finished with 345 yards rushing in a woefully imbalanced attack.The ground game allowed Kansas State to control the game early, marching on back-to-back long touchdown drives to take a 13-0 lead. But the Cowboys answered with back-to-back touchdown passes from Rudolph, and that began an entertaining back-and-forth matchup of vastly differing styles.The Wildcats stuck to the ground, bulldozingg their way through a defense unable to stop them. Boone Jenner Blue Jackets Jersey. The Cowboys kept shredding through the air a defense that couldnt keep pace.You cant let them have that deep ball, Kansas States Elijah Lee said. Thats what they live for.Oklahoma State led 23-21 at halftime before an atrocious third quarter that included a muffed punt return, a blocked punt and two crucial penalties allowed the Wildcats to seize a 30-21 advantage.The teams kept trading blows all the way to the final second.If we lose that game, this press conference is about being poor in special teams, you turn the ball over and cant stop the run then its hard to win a football game, Gundy said. I told our team earlier that its a great accomplishment to win up here.STILL STREAKINGThe Cowboys won their fifth straight Big 12 game by snapping a two-game skid in Manhattan. It was the first time in six meetings that the home team did not with the matchup.ALTERNATE UNISKansas State broke from tradition and wore silver camouflage helmets in a nod to the military on Fort Riley Day. Snyder has generally avoided the trend toward several uniform combinations.THE TAKEAWAYOklahoma State: Despite throwing two picks, the first ending a streak of 163 attempts without one, Rudolph was calm when it mattered the most. He engineered two scoring drives down the stretch when Oklahoma States Big 12 title hopes hung in the balance.Kansas State: It was another oh-so-close loss for the Wildcats, who dropped a similar nail-biter to West Virginia. Their failure to convert on third-and-inches in the fourth quarter, and then punting rather than going for it on fourth down, may have cost them the game.QUOTEABLE: We need to improve our defense against the pass, said Snyder, whose team has given up at least 300 yards through the air four of the past five games. My 9-year-old granddaughter knows that. And I dont have a 9-year-old granddaughter.UP NEXTOklahoma State plays its home finale against Texas Tech on Saturday.Kansas State has a week off before visiting Baylor.---More AP college football at www.collegefootball.ap.org and https://twitter.com/AP-Top25 Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 

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OAKLAND, Calif. Angel Pagan Jersey . -- Bob Myers is encouraged by Golden State coach Steve Kerrs offseason progress with debilitating, post-surgery back problems that last year sidelined him for the preseason and the first 43 games of the Warriors record-setting season.That included an NBA-best 24-0 start.Myers, who this week had the title of president of basketball operations added to his general manager position, said the reigning NBA Coach of the Year is ready to go and isnt expecting Kerr to need a prolonged leave of absence -- or any time away from the team at all for that matter. Kerr has dealt with excruciating headaches, nausea and regular pain following complications from two back surgeries last year. He often wore a neck patch during the postseason.Kerr turns 51 next Tuesday on the first day of practice.Im confident hes in a much better place than this day last year because he couldnt even coach in the preseason, Myers said Thursday. He came around when he could but that possibilitys been removed. And I see him every day and interact with him. He is in a better place and hopefully he is in a perfect place at some point. I think hes working toward that but I have no doubt that hes ready for camp and ready to go for the season. Last year, he wasnt, he just wasnt ready. It wasnt really a possibility. This year, hes absolutely doing it, so thats a good improvement. He is trending in the right direction.The last thing Kerr wanted to talk about this week as he gears up for the start of training camp was himself. Bring on Kevin Durant to join two-time reigning MVP Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson. Kerr knows how challenging it will be to mesh the egos and talent of a team with so many capable scorers, and he cant wait to try to make it work.Myers is realistic that this group will need time to come together, unlike the Warriors a year ago at this time that Kerr called basically a finished product and we were the same team that won the title.I do not see us being 24-0, Myers said, and its completely fine.Having Kerr healthy to lead the way will be important. Top assistant and now-Lakers head coach Luke Walton stepped in during Kerrs absence last year to be interim coach, but Myers isnt even thinking along those lines of Kerr needing a break this time around.Both basketball men are eager to get going and see Durant in action with the Warriors.I just want to watch him play. I want to watch him play basketball and wear our uniform, Myers said. The hope is were going to look our worst on Tuesday. If youre watching practice, I hope that its the worst it is, and if you come to a playoff game, youre seeing an entirely different product. Thats our coaching staff, thats Steve Kerrs brilliance and the people hes hired to really shape and mold this team.Golden State officials plan to invite Bay Area civic leaders to team headquarters for a panel discussion and educational opportunity for the players and organization when it comes to sensitive issues such as race relations and police shootings that Kerr denounced Wednesday . The idea is something Myers said was already in the works before a league-wide memo sent Wednesday night encouraging the idea.We have two choices: We can try or not try, Myers said. Were going to try. Theres a level of understanding, theres a level of responsibility among our players and maturity. A lot of them were already aware and engaged in this topic before this. ... Were just trying to do our little part. Jake Peavy Jersey . Perhaps Carroll was so prepared for a break because he believes there is very little the Seattle Seahawks need heading into the off-season. "I dont see anything that we need to add. We just have to get better," Carroll said. Buster Posey Giants Jersey .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. http://www.sfgiantsapparelsshop.com/juan-marichal-jersey-c-20/ . -- Sergey Tolchinksy scored his second goal of the game 3:56 into overtime as the Sault Ste. RIO DE JANEIRO -- Indian archers will look to make amends for their flop show in London when they start their campaign at the 31st Olympic Games here on Friday.The countrys archers have participated in the Olympics since the sport was introduced in Seoul (1988). They have competed in six editions -- barring Sydney (2000) when they failed to qualify -- with their best performance being the quarterfinal finish by the womens team in Athens (2004) and Beijing (2008).By the 2012 Olympics, Deepika Kumari had become world No.1, along with her team, and expectedly the hopes from her skyrocketed. But the hype fizzled out in a few seconds when Deepika lost to Amy Oliver of Great Britain, while the team -- which also had Bombayla Devi Laishram and Chekrovolu Swuro -- went down to Denmark, both in first rounds.The cold weather, viral fever and the Olympic pressure factor was blamed for the poor performance. Aftter the London debacle, the archers rankings dropped and Deepika battled inconsistent form that even forced her out of the team for some time in 2015. Gregor Blanco Jersey. But she peaked at the right time to help the womens team clinch the quota berth in World Championship last year. That was followed by an individual qualification in the mens section. The womens team is now ranked fourth, while Deepika has slipped out of the top-10.In Rio, the womens team of Deepika, Bombayla and Laxmirani Majhi will be a strong contender for a medal.On Friday, the archers will begin their campaign with the mens individual and team ranking rounds in the morning. Atanu Das will be in action in the mens individual event. The womens individual and team ranking rounds will take place in the afternoon. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 

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PHILADELPHIA -- Jay Bruce of the New York Mets is pretty confident right now. Wholesale Cheap Jerseys . And for good reason.Im swinging at pitches I can hit, Bruce said after the Mets 5-1 win in Philadelphia on Friday. Thats the bottom line. Thats the key to my success.And lately, hes been keying the Mets success, too.Bruce homered for the third straight game and fourth in his last six, helping the Mets clinch at least a tiebreaker for the wild-card spot and ensure their season lasts past Sunday, the leagues final regular season date.A win Saturday in Philadelphia would clinch their wild-card berth.The reason you play is to make the playoffs, Bruce said. Ive been fortunate enough to go the playoffs three times... Its like Opening Day every day. Its great. Thats why we play. Were close to securing that and we really look forward to having that opportunity and really controlling our own destiny. Were not really focused on what anyone else does. We come in here tomorrow and take care of business, it wont matter.Its step one of a bigger accomplishment, said New York manager Terry Collins. Were certainly pleased we get to play past Sunday.Their wasnt a celebration in the Mets clubhouse Friday. That will likely come Saturday or Sunday.Collins raved about Fridays starter Robert Gsellman and how New Yorks young pitching has dazzled after being thrust into a playoff race.Saturday afternoon, the Mets turn to veteran righty Bartolo Colon (14-8, 3.42 ERA) to try to clinch their playoff spot. He will oppose Phillies RHP Phil Klein (0-1, 8.22).Colon is coming off his worst start in 2016. He allowed seven runs on eight hits in 2 1/3 innings in Miami earlier in the week.Klein was used out of the bullpen Wednesday and will try to give the Phillies as many innings as possible to avoid getting deep into a bullpen that has been getting battered lately.Philadelphia dropped its fifth consecutive game Friday night.Were certainly limping home, Phillies manager Pete Mackanin said Friday an hour or so after being ejected for the first time this year. Not playing well, not swinging the bats very well.They struck out 14 times Friday night. And after scraping a run across in the second inning, never really looked like they were in the game at the plate.Shortstop Freddy Galvis left Fridays game with what the team called right hamstring tightness. No update was given after the game on whether Galvis would be available for the final two games of the season.The Phillies are putting the finishing touches on another rebuilding season and saying farewell to longtime slugger Ryan Howard this weekend. The Mets, meanwhile, are just trying to take care of business. Jerseys China NFL . Louis Blues teammates who would also be participating in the Olympics, Alex Pietrangelo felt right at home, no different in some ways to the travel experience of any old road trip – save for the length of the journey, that is. China NBA Jerseys . -- Nate Robinson has played for seven teams, so beating one of them is no longer a rare occurrence. http://www.wholesalejerseyschinanflcheap.com/ . The veteran safety was a starter for the Bengals from 2008-2012. He totaled 41 tackles and three interceptions while starting all but four of the 13 games he played last season. After missing the playoffs last year, the Atlanta Dream are posed to return to the postseason.The Dream hope to continue their playoff push Sunday, when the Seattle Storm visit Philips Arena.This is a time to focus back on the team and the WNBA, Atlanta forward Angel McCoughtry told the teams website. Weve definitely have to work on some things to be ready for the playoffs with only seven or so games left.With seven games remaining in the regular season, Atlanta (14-13) sits in fourth place in the league standings. The top eight teams, regardless of conference, qualify for the postseason.The Dream returned from the month-long Olympic break with a loss at Chicago, but bounced back with an 87-73 home win over the Connecticut Sun on Aug. 28. They have had a full week off, while the Storm played Friday and are in the middle of a four-game road trip.Seattle (11-17) is in a tie for the eighth and final spot in the playoffs, but has a daunting finish with five of its last seven games on the road, starting in Atlanta on Sunday. The Storm have alternated wins and losses for their last 11 games, including a 92-88 loss att Chicago on Friday. Cheap Football Jerseys. Seattle guard Jewell Loyd flirted with a triple-double in the loss, finishing with 23 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists. Rookie of the Year candidate Breanna Stewart added 13 points, 10 rebounds and five assists for the Storm.It has been an up-and-down season for the Storm, despite the addition and emergence of Stewart, the No. 1 overall pick. Stewart leads the Storm in scoring (18.1 points) and rebounds (9.4). But Seattle just has not been able to establish any consistency. Seattle is last in the league in rebounding and 10th in scoring.Atlanta is second in the league in rebounding and has won five straight home games. McCoughtry and Layshia Clarendon each scored 19 points to lead the Dream in last weeks win over the Connecticut Sun.A lot of the things that we did to get ourselves beat in Chicago we didnt do tonights game, Dream coach Michael Cooper said after the Connecticut win. I was very and proud and honored that the ladies played this well. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 

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Dual Olympic gold medallist Anna Meares has been given the honour of captaining the 2016 Australian Team at next months Rio Games. Josh Jones Youth Jersey .Meares, who is set for her fourth Games, was announced as Australias flag-bearer at Melbournes Federation Square on Wednesday morning. The 32-year-old said it was an unexpected honour.I am humbled and want you to know how proud and honoured I am to be the Australian flag-bearer and lead our Olympic team in Rio, Meares said.All my life I dreamt of being an Olympian, an Olympic champion and representing Australia - I never contemplated or dreamt that I could be the flag-bearer.For me, a country girl, a coal miners daughter, to become the flag bearer for this country leaves me very emotional and proud.Australias most successful track cyclist was also the flag-bearer at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, but with cycling traditionally in the second week of the Games, this will be her first Opening Ceremony.Meares and other members of Australias cycling team will fly to Los Angeles en route to Rio later today, in a bid to finalise preparations for the Games.The 2016 Olympic Games gets underway on August 5. Jamaal Williams Youth Jersey . The news was first reported on Gonzalezs Twitter account and confirmed by the Rockies. Gonzalez has a six-week window before position players have their first workout at spring training in Arizona. Montravius Adams Jersey . Thousands of Southern California fans enveloped the Trojans to celebrate an improbable win secured by an interim coach, an inconsistent kicker and a thin defence that wouldnt break. http://www.packersproshopfootball.com/Youth-Jamaal-Williams-Elite-Jersey/ . -- Claudio Bieler hadnt scored since early September, and not from the run of play since mid-July. Olympic gold medallist Charlotte Caslick has been named the World Rugby Womens Sevens Player of the Year.The 21-year-old starred in Australias Olympic gold medal-winning campaign in Rio in August.Caslick, who beat out beat New Zealands Portia Woodman and England captain Emily Scarratt for the gong, also played in Australias maiden womens sevens World Series title.From the age of 17 to now 21, Charlotte has matured into the Worlds best player, Australia Womens Seveens coach Tim Walsh said. Josh Jones Womens Jersey. .She is responsible for branding Womens Sevens Rugby with a flare, strength and a feminine touch.A ruthless competitor with a relentless work ethic and possessing a mental toughness that only comes from being the best, Charlotte has consistently performed at a World Class level for over three years. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 

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NEW YORK -- Barely 48 hours after Angelique Kerber waxed eloquent about how part of her championship journey this year included overcoming a tendency to lapse into negativity and express herself with adverse body language, there she was -- wagging her head, bouncing her racket, flipping her palms up in frustration. Chris Capuano Jersey .She had good reason. She had just lost control of the US Open final, making unexpected errors that allowed first-time Grand Slam finalist Karolina Pliskova a service break. The challenger, seeded No. 10, went on to win the second set. With the wind at her back, Pliskova then broke No. 2 Kerber to take a 2-1 lead in the third.It seemed that Kerber was about to produce an object lesson in how easily we regress to an earlier self, even if it isnt a better one. But Kerber had one more major surprise in store this year.She pulled out of her swoon, breaking Pliskova in the sixth game for 3-all. Suddenly the pessimistic mannerisms evaporated. Her energy level spiked, and her vaunted consistency returned. Kerber won it going away in a high-quality, 2-hour, 7-minute final, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4.I was trying to change it [my negativity] in the third set, but it was not so easy because Karolina is a tough opponent, Kerber said. I just told myself, OK, stay positive. I was thinking a little bit of the [third set in the] final in Australia. I believed then my game, and I did it today, as well. So that was in my mind to stop the negative emotions.Kerbers victory over her doubts and the kind of perfectionism that too often yields disillusion in the ubertalented is the main theme of her spectacular year. It sets an example for all the other talented but flawed WTA contenders, and blows apart the theory that parity is inevitable. Whats even more remarkable is that she effected this transformation at a relatively late age.At 28, shes the oldest first-time No. 1 player, and just the fourth Open-era player to reach three Grand Slam finals in the same year she reached her first. Kerber upset top-seeded Serena Williams in the Australian Open final but lost the rematch at Wimbledon. They never met at the US Open. Li Na, now retired, is the only other woman who won her first two Grand Slam titles after 28.Kerber embarked on this year with two goals: She wanted to improve her fitness and wanted to be more aggressive, taking charge of points with an eye to finishing points when she had the opportunity. When you know you can run forever on court, youre not worried that you can play three sets, Kerber said. I think this is really important for your confidence.A string of close, frustrating losses in 2015 also convinced Kerber and her team that she needed to play more aggressive tennis. As with negativity, old habits are difficult to overcome. She had no trouble being aggressive in practice. In matches, she reverted to poking back the ball. Just to make the transfer to matches, that was the challenge, she said.Kerber made the transfer successfully in Australia, realizing the lifelong dream of every pro when she won a Grand Slam title. But in the ensuing months, she backslid. Her new status entailed obligations and a raft of pressures. Her results fluctuated wildly. She won Stuttgart, but lost her opening matches in the big combined clay-court tournaments in Madrid and Rome, and flamed out in the first round in the French Open. It was beginning to look like her run in Australia was just one of those things. More proof that nobody was really ready to step forward and make a bid to knock Williams off her No. 1 perch and take command of the WTA.Looking back, Kerber admits she just couldnt deal with the pressure when she arrived in Paris. But after she lost there, she went home and told herself, OK, just start practicing hard and go for it. You did it once, you still have two Grand Slams in front of you. Dont make things too complicated. Try to relax, enjoy every moment, get used to everything.Kerber has found her game and reinvented herself at an auspicious moment. With the Williams sisters grudgingly but inevitably giving more and more ground to age and injury, Kerber is not merely a nominal No. 1. She earned the honor the hard way, at Grand Slam events. She secured it with an impressive act of transformation. She showed that old habits and selves die hard, but they can be reformed.Definitely I would say now that [Kerber] deserves to be No. 1 because she did so well, Pliskova acknowledged after the final. She has two Grand Slam titles, one final, few other titles. Shes been just playing great this year, and constant. She deserve to be No. 1. 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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Andrew Brown arrived at Virginia three years ago as a highly touted recruit and the junior defensive tackle is finally living up to expectations.The Cavaliers have opened the season with three losses, but Brown has been a bright spot with seven tackles in the opener and 3 1/2 tackles for loss in Saturdays setback at Connecticut. He only had three career tackles for loss in 16 games before his effort against the Huskies.It felt great to be back in my groove again, you know just making plays, having fun, the 6-foot-4, 290-pound junior said with a broad smile Monday.Browns performance also included a sack, just the second of his career, six tackles, a fumble recovery and breaking up a pass attempt.Its the type of game Brown and the Cavaliers have waited a long time to see.The coaching staff at Virginia, which plays Central Michigan (3-0) this week, hopes Brown continues to make his presence felt and that his teammates also start making more of an impact as they search for the first win under new coach Bronco Mendenhall.Tabbed as a five-star recruit out of Oscar Smith High School in Chesapeake, Virginia, Brown enrolled at Virginia in the January before his freshman year but has been slowed by injuries.About halfway through spring practice after enrolling early he was sidelined by a turf toe injury. When the season began, a shoulder injury slowed him, and he didnt get much chance to play. Last season was more of the same as he was on the field for just 182 snaps, making six tackles.The process has been difficult but humbling, Brown said. Its just made me realize, its time to work, nothings going to be given to me ... Its a whole new level, a whole new scheme, and a whole new process. Once I got hurt and things like that, I just had to humble myself, get back to ground zero and build myself back up again. Robin Yount Jersey. Mendenhall made it a point to conduct his own evaluations of players when he arrived last December, and in Brown he found a player with intriguing tools, but not a whole lot of playing experience.I think hes very, very capable, and much like the other seven or eight players out there defensively that are getting a lot of experience, hes growing consistently, Mendenhall said. One of the differences with Andrew, though, is he just has the size and speed and play-making ability to, when he does his job correctly and/or hes at the point of attack, he really stands out as a playmaker.Brown has acknowledged needing to improve his work ethic when he arrived at Virginia, and said his attitude suffered last year when the Cavaliers were stumbling top a 4-8 record and he was mostly watching from the sideline.Teammate Mark Hall, who moved from linebacker to defensive end this season, also hails from Virginias Tidewater region and has known Brown since they were young children. Seeing his buddy returning to his high school All-American form, Hall said, is helping the Cavaliers.We just had to build his confidence up and tell him hes a great player. His accolades speak for themselves, Hall said Hes probably one of the quickest defensive linemen in the nation ... and hes willing to work hard.Seeing it pay off, Brown said, makes it all the more sweet.I feel like now with this new coaching staff, Im able to be myself again, he said. Ive been blessed to have many opportunities on the field, and Ive played more than Ive ever played in like two years. I feel great.---Online: The APs college football page: http://collegefootball.ap.org---Follow Hank on Twitter: www.twitter.com/hankkurzjr Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 

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CHARLOTTE, N. Jose Altuve Jersey .C. -- Tatyana McFadden has won the Boston Marathon wheelchair race four times. In April, she crossed the line first at Boston and then at the London Marathon in the same week.So why not go for seven golds at the Rio Paralympics this September, in events from the 100 meters on up?Im really a sprinter, McFadden said after winning the 5,000-meter race at the U.S. Paralympic trials.Competing at the meet through Saturday, McFadden plans to attempt a medal haul rivaling Michael Phelps when she gets to Brazil.Not that it seems to faze her much. When asked about her goal after the 5,000 on Thursday night, McFadden just praised her teammates and talked about the tough competition shell face.It was basic athlete-speak from one of the faces of Americas Paralympic team, and one of the few U.S. paralympians with major corporate sponsors, including BMW USA, BP, Coca-Cola and Nike.McFaddens 11 Paralympic medals, including three gold over four previous games, means her quest is getting significant attention. In addition to the marathon and 5,000, McFadden hopes to win gold in the 100 meters, the 400, 800, 1,500 and 4 X 400-meter relay.Ive never had an athlete that could be so successful in such a wide range, said McFaddens coach, Adam Bleakney.Thats good not only for McFadden, but for the Paralympic movement in general, he said.These athletes deserve this type of system to be recognized and rewarded for their accomplishments and athleticism, he said. Tatyana is a part of it.Bleakney said his athletes secret weapon is her ability to get off the starting line quickly. Shes layers of muscle on top of muscle, he said.That strength and sprinting background becomes the deciding factor over long distances, when the outcome rests on being able to mount attacks past competitors.This was evident on Thursday in the 5,000, when McFadden repeatedly surged past the other racers and moved from fifth to first with a few laps to go.Earlier in the day, in the 800-meter final, McFadden pushed hard off the line and moved into the front of the pack.You cant have a mediocre start and be able to stay with the top athletes, said Bleakney, who has made mechanics at the gun a key element of McFaddens training, as opposed to simply piling on the miles.McFadden is expected to get another edge with a new, aerodynamic, carbon-fiber frame racing chair designed by BMW USA for Team USA.Itll really become part of you, just like a pair of shoes, McFadden said. Theyll change the face of Paralympic sport.Born with spina bifida, McFadden spent the first six years of her life in a Russian orphanage before being adopted by Deborah McFadden and raised by Deborah and her longtime partner, Bridget OShaughnessey, in Maryland.When the star athlete is at home, she sometimes trains with OShaunessey, who rides alongside on her bike. Its got 21 speeds and its still not fast enough -- or Im not, OShaughnessey said with a laugh.The excitement for the seven-medal chase is met with some worry by her parents. The body can only take so much, OShaughnessey said.The 27-year-old McFadden herself doesnt make bold predictions.Its going to be tough, she said. Im getting older and smarter, so are other people -- and theyre getting faster.---Kendra Hansey is a journalism student at the University of Georgia. Penn State and Georgia are partnering with The Associated Press to supplement coverage of the 2016 Paralympics. Jon Singleton Jersey . 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Indianas Tamika Catchings will retire without looking like its time for her to retire. 6. Seattles Sue Bird gives the best jersey-retirement party speeches. 7. Diana and the Refs: A Love Story is a movie that will never be made ... unless its a satire. 8. Nobody is that sure which team among those in the East is the second-best behind New York. Or third-best, or fourth-best, or fifth-best, or ... you get the picture. Right now, though, standings-wise its Atlanta. 9. Unless something unexpected happens, San Antonio will have the worst record in 2016. 10. WNBA players definitely keep up with current events.The league is celebrating its 20th season and has been a showcase in particular for the Sparks, who are 21-3. But the defending champion Lynx are right behind at 21-4. Those two are the front-runners for getting the top two seeds in the new playoff format, in which the best eight teams by record make the postseason, regardless of conference.The 18-8 Liberty are the only other team now that would seem to have a realistic chance of taking one of those two top spots -- which means automatic advancement to the league semifinals.New York star Tina Charles is the leagues top scorer (21.4 PPG), followed by last years MVP Elena Delle Donne of Chicago (21.2), Los Angeless Nneka Ogwumike (19.6) and Minnesotas Maya Moore (19.4). Not coincidentally, those four are in the hunt for the MVP as well, as is Ogwumikes teammate Candace Parker.Now, lets take a little more in-depth look at five of the things that have stood out about what weve seen to this point in the WNBA.Whats not hot in Phoenix?The Mercury are two games below .500 and will have to battle for a playoff spot. Uh ... what? Seriously? Yep, believe it or not, that really is where Phoenix is at the break.Admittedly, not everyone agreed with the leagues general managers about picking Phoenix as the preseason favorite. But most people did expect the team would be contending near the top of the WNBAs combined standings. Instead, the 10-14 Mercury have been the leagues biggest surprise ... but not in a good way.With Diana Taurasi (the aforementioned ref antagonist) and Penny Taylor back, this was supposed to be something like the 2014 Mercury all over again, or at least a reasonable facsimile thereof. But its been a team that too often has not been able to summon a sense of competitive urgency.Phoenix is tied for second with Minnesota in scoring average at 85.8 PPG, just behind Los Angeles 85.9. The key problem, though, is the Mercurys defense. Theyre allowing an average of 86.1 points per game, which is second-worst in the league behind Dallas (88.1). That is the highest-scoring average that Phoenix has allowed since the 2012 season in which the Mercury went 7-27 and were accused by some league followers of tanking in hopes of landing the No. 1 pick for Brittney Griner in the 2013 draft (they got her).Contrast this with the Mercurys 2014 championship season, when they allowed foes just 74.1 points per game.Six Mercury players will be competing in the upcoming Olympics: Taurasi and Griner (United States), Taylor (Australia), Marta Xargay (Spain), Sonja Petrovic (Serbia) and Lindsey Harding (Belarus).Then, it will be back to WNBA work, trying to make a playoff run. Phoenix unquestionably is talented, and it worries other teams that the Mercury could flip the switch and really be dangerous. But so far, their talent has not added up to a winning season.Dont put us in rocking chairs just yetCatchings and New Yorks Swin Cash will retire when thiis season ends. Nolan Ryan Jersey. But theyre going to be running across the finish line.Catchings is the Fevers leading scorer (13.7 PPG) and second-leading rebounder (4.5 RPG). The Fever are 12-12 and trying to make the playoffs for the 12th consecutive year.What would have been an emotional farewell season any way for Catchings has been even more so with the death of her beloved college coach, Tennessees Pat Summitt. Yet Catchings doesnt look like a player riding slowly off into the sunset. She will exit the WNBA still as a key impact player, leaving totally on her terms.As for Cash, her stats are not what they were in her peak years, but that isnt how to measure her. This is: Shes still a WNBA starter and one of the true emotional leaders for the Liberty, a franchise that is still attempting to win its first title.And after their playing careers are over, look for Catching and Cash to still make an impact in the sport.Speaking of still going strong ...Bird is not retiring this year, thank goodness. Although as she reminded everyone at Lauren Jacksons Storm jersey retirement ceremony earlier this month, her exit likely is not all that distant in the future. But while Bird, Catchings and Cash are all still in the WNBA together, please take time to appreciate these three. Theyve all been such a big part of womens basketball history.Bird, who turns 36 in October, is the wily veteran on a Seattle team with young stars like Stewart and Jewell Loyd. Yet ol No. 10 is still showing these whippersnappers a thing or two. In fact, Bird statistically is having a season thats just about as good as any in her storied career. Shes started every game for the 9-15 Storm, averaging 32.2 minutes.Her scoring averages of 12.5 points and a league-best 6.0 assists are highlights, as is her 44.1 percent shooting from 3-point range. Birds best percentage for a season from behind the arc is 45.9 in 2012, which puts this year in further perspective. And in August, she, Catchings and Taurasi will play in their fourth Olympics.A true shooter keeps shootingNo player embodies that slogan more than Los Angeles guard Kristi Toliver, who perhaps this year will add a WNBA championship to the NCAA title she won with Maryland a decade ago.Tolivers famous game-tying 3-pointer in the 2006 national championship game is one of womens basketballs most unforgettable shots. Shes taken countless treys since then. But the ones shes hitting this season could end up making a big difference in whether the Sparks get back to the WNBA Finals for the first time since they lost to Detroit back in 2003.Toliver is second in the WNBA in both 3-pointers made this season (63 of 139) and in percentage from behind the arc (45.3). Sparks coach Brian Agler also points out that Toliver has elevated her game on the defensive end, and he doesnt hand out defensive praise lightly.Ogwumike and Parker are the top two stars for the Sparks, of course. But Toliver, who leads the team in minutes played (32.5 per game) and is the third-leading scorer (14.0 PPG), is having a terrific season, too.But could it ultimately end up a rerun of 2015?Yes, it could: The Lynx are just as big a threat to win it all as they were a year ago. They will be the most represented WNBA squad on the U.S. Olympic team, with Moore, Seimone Augustus, Lindsay Whalen and Sylvia Fowles playing, and Cheryl Reeve coaching as an assistant to Geno Auriemma.The Lynx felt a bit slighted by the leagues GMs, who picked Phoenix to win. And now Minnesota might feel a lot of the attention in the WNBA thus far has gone to the Sparks.But with Moore once again cranking out another fantastic season and Minnesotas core group remaining so cohesive and effective, seeing the WNBA Finals in Minneapolis again would be no surprise at all. 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Notwithstanding the strong missive sent by the Lodha Committee to the Supreme Court asking it to disqualify all ineligible office bearers with immediate effect, the BCCI and its members have reiterated that they continue to oppose some of the committees recommendations. Custom St. Louis Cardinals Jerseys .At a special general meeting on Friday, the BCCI said it would stick to the decision taken on October 1 at a previous SGM. Then, the BCCI had said that it had unanimously adopted important recommendations made by the committee.However, a deeper reading of the minutes of the October 1 meeting made it clear that the BCCI and the states were against some of the key recommendations such as election and term of an office bearer, one-state-one vote, formation of an Apex Council to replace the existing working committee, and the role of the CEO.On Friday, BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke did not respond directly to a question on whether the BCCI and the states had effectively decided not to accept the court order of July 18, which had approved most of the recommendations proposed by the committee and asked it to lay out a timeline for the BCCI to put the reforms in place. We have once again explained to them [members] the position and they have again clarified their position that they stand to their decision taken earlier, Shirke said on Friday, in a brief statement to the media. So the decision taken on the October 1 SGM, the members have reiterated their position with regards to the reforms.Shirke said the BCCI would await the court to provide further direction on December 5, when the court reconvenes for the next hearing. On Monday, the court will consider the latest status report submitted by the committee on November 18, when it proposed for the second time that the existing office bearers of the BCCI and state associations be removed if they failed to meet various eligibility norms. The committee has also proposed GK Pillai, a former civil servant, be appointed as an observer to oversee all business conducted by the BCCI.A state association president who attended Fridays SGM said the matter was out of the BCCIs hands already and it was for the court to take the final call. We dont have to take any decision. We have said we dont agree [with certain recommendations]. Whatever the Supreme Court says we will have to abide.This member said there was no reason for the BCCI or states to panic even if the court were to pass an adverse order. Since the last three meetings our stance has not changed. There is no panic.Additional reporting by Jonathan Selvaraj Jedd Gyorko Cardinals Jersey . The judges scored it 48-47, 48-47, 49-46 for Jones (19-1). It was the champions closest call. Despite the loss, it was a remarkable show by the confident Swedish challenger, who had the best of the early rounds and then hung on in the fourth and fifth. Stephen Piscotty Cardinals Jersey . -- Matt Ryan needed one of the best games of his career to lead the Falcons and their depleted offence out of their three-game losing streak last week. http://www.baseballcardinalsauthority.com/Albert-Pujols-Jersey/ . Thousands of Southern California fans enveloped the Trojans to celebrate an improbable win secured by an interim coach, an inconsistent kicker and a thin defence that wouldnt break. SYDNEY -- Jordan Spieth feels fresh and healthy after a six-week break and says he is ready to add another Australian Open crown to his collection of titles.The No. 5-ranked Spieth won the Australian Open by 6 shots in 2014, becoming the first American in 20 years to win the tournament. He finished tied for second with Adam Scott last year.Spieth hasnt played a competitive round since helping the United States regain the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club on the first weekend of October.I feel very fresh. I feel as strong and healthy as Ive felt ... probably ever to be honest, Spieth told the Australian Associated Press during a practice round at Royal Sydney on Monday, adding that it was really nice taking a few weeks off, just training and only start getting back into golf the last couple weeks. Really trying to make it an offseason.Having played at The Australian Golf Club the past two years, Spieth will face a new challenge at Royal Sydney, which is near Sydney Harbour.Tree-lined, different greeen styles and types of grass, but what a cool piece of property this is, Spieth said of the Royal Sydney course at Rose Bay in the citys east. Tim McCarver Jersey. The scores are just going to be dependent on weather, I think -- how hard the wind blows. If it doesnt blow, you can tear this place up, and if it does, then you can get into some trouble quickly.Spieth said his game plan wouldnt change much, although he may have to think a little bit more.Nothing really changes, other than less drivers most likely, he said. I still plan on being pretty aggressive, so Ive just got to try and figure out where all these slopes are, so when the pins are in their locations for the tournament you understand which sides to miss it on.The Australian Open starts Thursday. 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CHASKA, Minn. Houston Astros Hoodie . -- There are plenty of Arnold Palmer stories from the Ryder Cup, but this specific one took place the night before the opening session of the 1975 edition. Palmer was serving as United States captain that year for the second time, his first without also playing.In those days, it wasnt whether the U.S. team would win -- the only question was by how much. That night, Palmer gathered his players together, looked each one of them in the eye, and declared his expectations for the week.I dont want them, he said of the Great Britain and Ireland opposition, to make a point.Though his team didnt pitch a shutout that week, the convincing 21-11 victory serves as just part of Palmers legacy in the biennial contest.He was 2-0 as a captain, and his team never lost in a half-dozen appearances as a player. His 22 match victories remain the most in U.S. history. He is tied for the most points in singles matches and the most points in foursomes and is a half-point from also tying for the most in four-ball matches.The event was right up his alley. Competition, camaraderie, celebration -- he thrived on all of it.Palmer died on the eve of this weeks Ryder Cup, which is fitting, in a way. It gives the golf world a chance to celebrate him in an atmosphere that he wouldve cherished.It also gives the American team an opportunity to honor the icon by finishing this week the only way he ever knew -- with a victory.The guys in red, white and blue shouldnt require any extra inspiration. Losses in three straight Ryder Cups and six of the last seven should provide all the proverbial kick-in-the-butt theyd ever need. They shouldve already been jonesing to win this thing for just the second time this century.If they needed just a little more incentive, though, now they have it in a new rallying cry.Win one for The King.This is hardly an original concept. Four years ago, the European team mounted a brilliant come-from-behind victory on Sunday afternoon at Medinah, buoyed by the spirit of the late Seve Ballesteros, whose likeness pervaded the teams wardrobe and locker room.All the images of Seve around the clubhouse, the locker room and things like that, kept that spirit alive, said 2012 European captain Jose Maria Olazabal, himself a Ballesteros disciple. I think these guys did it also for him.Cant you just see it now? An American team infused by the spirit of Arnie playing fearless, swashbuckling, aggressive golf, just as he wouldve done? Tears streaming down the faces of every U.S. player Sunday evening as they understand this wasnt just a win for themselves or their country or even the greater good of whats in danger of becoming a one-sided competition, but for their collective hero?It would be a win for the ages, as magical and mystical as Europes triumph for their beloved Seve.Its going to be tough to do, but we are definitely going to draw inspiration from his spirits, explained U.S. captain Davis Love III. We already had pictures of him in our locker room and team room, and well add a few more. Hell be with us forever.Palmers memory will undeniably serve as an underlying theme throughout this week. Less than 24 hours after his death on Sunday, officials were still contemplating exactly how hell be honored, but at the very least, we can expect a video commemoration, a moment of silence, and pins worn by players featuring his logo.Love was quick to point out that none of these honorariums will be specific to the U.S. team; rather, each squad will join together in sharing this tribute.Thats classy and sportsmanlike and exactly the way it should be, but it doesnt mean the two teams should be equally invigorated by Palmers spirit.Just as Ballesteros, who was an integral part -- the most integral part -- of bringing these two sides closer together competitively, served as greater inspiration posthumously for his counterparts than his opponents, so too should Palmers death further motivate his own countrymen.If Palmer couldve given one last fiery speech to an American team, he wouldnt have implored them to try their best. He wouldnt have simply asked for some good swings and decent putts. He probably wouldnt have even settled for pleading for them to win.No, the man who won twice as a captain and six times as a player, without ever losing, would gather them together, look each player in the eye, and declare his expectations for the week.I dont want them, hed say, to make a point.If that doesnt inspire the Americans, nothing will. Dallas Keuchel Jersey .  The 19-year-old Olsen played 34 games with the Kelowna Rockets of the WHL this season. In that time, hes recorded 17 goals and 17 assists with 36 penalty minutes. Jon Singleton Astros Jersey . In the lead up - which seemed to begin the moment Mike Geiger blew the whistle in Houston last Thursday night - the Impact rumour mill went into overdrive. The speculation went into meltdown mode, of the golden nugget variety. http://www.houstonastrosshop.com/Craig-Biggio-Jersey/ . LOUIS -- St. KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Amy Yang holed a pitching wedge for eagle on the par-4 11th hole and stretched her lead to three strokes Friday in the hot, humid and stormy Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia.The 27-year-old South Korean player had a 2-under 69 at TPC Kuala Lumpur, a day after shooting 63 to miss her own course record by a stroke. She parred the first 10, then hit the approach that landed on the front of the green, hopped and rolled in.It was about 125 yards, like helping downwind, Yang said. I hit my pitching wedge, just full pitching wedge to the pin, and it came off really solid off the face.Anna Nordqvist, Mi Jung Hur and Candie Kung were tied for second after the round that was delayed about two hours because of lightning -- accompanied by periods of heavy rain -- with the last group in the 16th fairway.Nordqvist had a 68 , and Hur and Kung each shot 65 to match the best rounds of the day. Kung chipped in for birdie on the par-4 18th.Theyre playing TPC Kuala Lumpurs East Course, a week after Justin Thomas successfully defended his title on the West Course in the PGA Tours CIMB Classic.There were some tough pin placements out there, a lot tougher than yesterday, Kung said. Yesterday, I didnt make any putts at all. But today, luckily, they all went in.Yang made her first bogey of the week after hitting into the water on the par-4 14th.Golf can be really easy like yesterday, but it can be also a little slow like today, Yang said. Im just going to be patient, do my best.She returned from the delay -- and lunch -- to hole a 20-footer for birdie on the par-5 16th.I was getting a little frustrated about not making putts and I was getting hungry, so I went back, ate lunch, Yang said. It actually gave me some time to think about what was going on and think about the next three, how to finish, so it helped.Both of her LPGA Tour victories have come in Asia, the first in 2013 in South Korea and the second last year in Thailand. She has five top three-finishes this season.Michelle Wie hung around, while Lydia Ko and Brooke Henderson staggered in.Wie followed her opening 66 with a 70 to drop four strokes behind. Winless in 57 tournaments since the 2014 U.S. Womens Openn, shes coming off a season-best 10th-place tie last week in China. Andy Pettitte Jersey. Ha Na Jang (67), Azahara Munoz (70), Jenny Shin (70) and 2014 winner Shanshan Feng (70) joined Wie at 6 under.The top-ranked Ko closed bogey-double bogey for a 71, leaving her eight strokes back in her first tournament since firing caddie Jason Hamilton. She finished on No. 9 before the storm hit.Obviously, thats not that great to end with a bogey and double on the last two holes, Ko said. But overall, I think I played more solid today compared to yesterday.Malaysias Sargunan Suntharaj is carrying the 19-year-old New Zealanders clubs.Its been going good, Ko said. Hes got a lot of experience. Weve been having a lot of fun out there and hes been trying to keep me cool out here in the heat, which is a pretty big role.Hamilton shifted to Jang, the Taiwan winner three weeks ago for her third victory of the year.Henderson had an even worse finish than Ko, making a triple bogey on the par-3 17th and a double bogey on the 18th for a 79 -- matching her worst tour round as a professional.Playing for the fifth straight week in Asia, the 19-year-old Canadian was 7 over. Shes skipping the Asia finale next week in Japan, then will finish the season the following two weeks in Mexico and Florida.Nordqvist was on the 18th green when play was suspended, forcing the Swede, Brittany Lincicome and Karine Icher to wait.Disappointed that we couldnt finish, Nordqvist said. Brittany was about to tap-in her foot-and-a-halfer and I was going to putt my 50-footer at the last. A little disappointed that we had to stick around, but, overall, its a pretty solid day.Second-ranked Ariya Jutanugarn was 1 over after a birdie-free 75. She has a tour-high five victories -- one more than Ko -- and leads the money list and the Race to CME Globe and player of the year standings.Stacy Lewis failed to make a birdie in a 72 to drop to even par in her first event since mid-September.Defending champion Jessica Korda was 3 under after a 68. She was second Sunday in China, a stroke behind Minjee Lee. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 

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CHASKA, Minn. Houston Astros Hoodie . -- There are plenty of Arnold Palmer stories from the Ryder Cup, but this specific one took place the night before the opening session of the 1975 edition. Palmer was serving as United States captain that year for the second time, his first without also playing.In those days, it wasnt whether the U.S. team would win -- the only question was by how much. That night, Palmer gathered his players together, looked each one of them in the eye, and declared his expectations for the week.I dont want them, he said of the Great Britain and Ireland opposition, to make a point.Though his team didnt pitch a shutout that week, the convincing 21-11 victory serves as just part of Palmers legacy in the biennial contest.He was 2-0 as a captain, and his team never lost in a half-dozen appearances as a player. His 22 match victories remain the most in U.S. history. He is tied for the most points in singles matches and the most points in foursomes and is a half-point from also tying for the most in four-ball matches.The event was right up his alley. Competition, camaraderie, celebration -- he thrived on all of it.Palmer died on the eve of this weeks Ryder Cup, which is fitting, in a way. It gives the golf world a chance to celebrate him in an atmosphere that he wouldve cherished.It also gives the American team an opportunity to honor the icon by finishing this week the only way he ever knew -- with a victory.The guys in red, white and blue shouldnt require any extra inspiration. Losses in three straight Ryder Cups and six of the last seven should provide all the proverbial kick-in-the-butt theyd ever need. They shouldve already been jonesing to win this thing for just the second time this century.If they needed just a little more incentive, though, now they have it in a new rallying cry.Win one for The King.This is hardly an original concept. Four years ago, the European team mounted a brilliant come-from-behind victory on Sunday afternoon at Medinah, buoyed by the spirit of the late Seve Ballesteros, whose likeness pervaded the teams wardrobe and locker room.All the images of Seve around the clubhouse, the locker room and things like that, kept that spirit alive, said 2012 European captain Jose Maria Olazabal, himself a Ballesteros disciple. I think these guys did it also for him.Cant you just see it now? An American team infused by the spirit of Arnie playing fearless, swashbuckling, aggressive golf, just as he wouldve done? Tears streaming down the faces of every U.S. player Sunday evening as they understand this wasnt just a win for themselves or their country or even the greater good of whats in danger of becoming a one-sided competition, but for their collective hero?It would be a win for the ages, as magical and mystical as Europes triumph for their beloved Seve.Its going to be tough to do, but we are definitely going to draw inspiration from his spirits, explained U.S. captain Davis Love III. We already had pictures of him in our locker room and team room, and well add a few more. Hell be with us forever.Palmers memory will undeniably serve as an underlying theme throughout this week. Less than 24 hours after his death on Sunday, officials were still contemplating exactly how hell be honored, but at the very least, we can expect a video commemoration, a moment of silence, and pins worn by players featuring his logo.Love was quick to point out that none of these honorariums will be specific to the U.S. team; rather, each squad will join together in sharing this tribute.Thats classy and sportsmanlike and exactly the way it should be, but it doesnt mean the two teams should be equally invigorated by Palmers spirit.Just as Ballesteros, who was an integral part -- the most integral part -- of bringing these two sides closer together competitively, served as greater inspiration posthumously for his counterparts than his opponents, so too should Palmers death further motivate his own countrymen.If Palmer couldve given one last fiery speech to an American team, he wouldnt have implored them to try their best. He wouldnt have simply asked for some good swings and decent putts. He probably wouldnt have even settled for pleading for them to win.No, the man who won twice as a captain and six times as a player, without ever losing, would gather them together, look each player in the eye, and declare his expectations for the week.I dont want them, hed say, to make a point.If that doesnt inspire the Americans, nothing will. Dallas Keuchel Jersey .  The 19-year-old Olsen played 34 games with the Kelowna Rockets of the WHL this season. In that time, hes recorded 17 goals and 17 assists with 36 penalty minutes. Jon Singleton Astros Jersey . In the lead up - which seemed to begin the moment Mike Geiger blew the whistle in Houston last Thursday night - the Impact rumour mill went into overdrive. The speculation went into meltdown mode, of the golden nugget variety. http://www.houstonastrosshop.com/Craig-Biggio-Jersey/ . LOUIS -- St. KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Amy Yang holed a pitching wedge for eagle on the par-4 11th hole and stretched her lead to three strokes Friday in the hot, humid and stormy Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia.The 27-year-old South Korean player had a 2-under 69 at TPC Kuala Lumpur, a day after shooting 63 to miss her own course record by a stroke. She parred the first 10, then hit the approach that landed on the front of the green, hopped and rolled in.It was about 125 yards, like helping downwind, Yang said. I hit my pitching wedge, just full pitching wedge to the pin, and it came off really solid off the face.Anna Nordqvist, Mi Jung Hur and Candie Kung were tied for second after the round that was delayed about two hours because of lightning -- accompanied by periods of heavy rain -- with the last group in the 16th fairway.Nordqvist had a 68 , and Hur and Kung each shot 65 to match the best rounds of the day. Kung chipped in for birdie on the par-4 18th.Theyre playing TPC Kuala Lumpurs East Course, a week after Justin Thomas successfully defended his title on the West Course in the PGA Tours CIMB Classic.There were some tough pin placements out there, a lot tougher than yesterday, Kung said. Yesterday, I didnt make any putts at all. But today, luckily, they all went in.Yang made her first bogey of the week after hitting into the water on the par-4 14th.Golf can be really easy like yesterday, but it can be also a little slow like today, Yang said. Im just going to be patient, do my best.She returned from the delay -- and lunch -- to hole a 20-footer for birdie on the par-5 16th.I was getting a little frustrated about not making putts and I was getting hungry, so I went back, ate lunch, Yang said. It actually gave me some time to think about what was going on and think about the next three, how to finish, so it helped.Both of her LPGA Tour victories have come in Asia, the first in 2013 in South Korea and the second last year in Thailand. She has five top three-finishes this season.Michelle Wie hung around, while Lydia Ko and Brooke Henderson staggered in.Wie followed her opening 66 with a 70 to drop four strokes behind. Winless in 57 tournaments since the 2014 U.S. Womens Openn, shes coming off a season-best 10th-place tie last week in China. Andy Pettitte Jersey. Ha Na Jang (67), Azahara Munoz (70), Jenny Shin (70) and 2014 winner Shanshan Feng (70) joined Wie at 6 under.The top-ranked Ko closed bogey-double bogey for a 71, leaving her eight strokes back in her first tournament since firing caddie Jason Hamilton. She finished on No. 9 before the storm hit.Obviously, thats not that great to end with a bogey and double on the last two holes, Ko said. But overall, I think I played more solid today compared to yesterday.Malaysias Sargunan Suntharaj is carrying the 19-year-old New Zealanders clubs.Its been going good, Ko said. Hes got a lot of experience. Weve been having a lot of fun out there and hes been trying to keep me cool out here in the heat, which is a pretty big role.Hamilton shifted to Jang, the Taiwan winner three weeks ago for her third victory of the year.Henderson had an even worse finish than Ko, making a triple bogey on the par-3 17th and a double bogey on the 18th for a 79 -- matching her worst tour round as a professional.Playing for the fifth straight week in Asia, the 19-year-old Canadian was 7 over. Shes skipping the Asia finale next week in Japan, then will finish the season the following two weeks in Mexico and Florida.Nordqvist was on the 18th green when play was suspended, forcing the Swede, Brittany Lincicome and Karine Icher to wait.Disappointed that we couldnt finish, Nordqvist said. 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