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ARCADIA, Calif. Ugg Bailey Bow Scontati . -- Part of the purse of a maiden special weight race at Santa Anita on May 8 has been redistributed after second-place finisher Legal Authority tested positive for the banned tranquilizer acepromazine, according to a ruling issued by Santa Anita stewards on Friday.Legal Authority was second at 14-1 in a $56,000 race on turf, earning $11,200, which has been ordered forfeited by owners BG Stables and Hector Palma. Palma is a co-owner and the trainer of Legal Authority.The post-race urine sample tested at UC-Davis revealed the positive, according to a one-page ruling issued by the stewards. With Legal Authority disqualified, the revised order of finish for second through fifth has been amended to Bombard, Oso, Dreamy Martini, and Specimen.Palma could face a fine or suspension for the disqualification, although no hearing has been scheduled, steward Scotty Chaney said on Friday.Legal Authority has started once since May 8, finishing last of 10 in a maiden race on turf June 4.Santa Anita meet winding downAfter Monday, Santa Anita will have only three days of racing remaining at the spring-summer meeting. The Southern California circuit will then start a period of two three-day weeks of racing.Racing resumes at Santa Anita on Friday. The final Saturday of the meeting has two $125,000 races for 2-year-olds at 5-1/2 furlongs -- the Santa Anita Juvenile and the Landaluce Stakes for fillies. There is no stakes on Sundays closing day.Del Mar begins its summer meeting July 15 with three days of racing that will include five stakes, all on turf. The richest race on opening weekend is the $250,000 Eddie Read Stakes, a Grade 2 at 1-1/8 miles on July 17.There has been no turf racing at Santa Anita since June 19. Santa Anita resod its turf course in June, leading to three weeks of racing on dirt for the end of the meeting. The new turf course at Santa Anita is scheduled to be used for the first time at the autumn meeting, which begins Sept. 30. The autumn meeting includes the Breeders Cup races on Nov. 4-5. Stivali Ugg Bambina . -- Former San Diego Chargers safety Paul Oliver was found dead at his Atlanta-area home Tuesday night, and a medical examiner said Wednesday that the ex-player committed suicide. Ugg Stivali Offerte . Coach Tom Thibodeau says the former MVP will probably start travelling with the team in the next few weeks. Rose tore the meniscus in his right knee at Portland in November and was ruled out for the remainder of the season by the Bulls. .Y. - Jerome Samson scored once in regulation and again in the shootout as the St. There is a moment - a brief moment - at the start of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre when the naive might be seduced into thinking it is a gentle road-trip movie.You know things are going to go wrong, though. The word massacre is a pretty unsubtle clue as to where the plot is heading. You know youre in for a tough ride.It was a bit like that on the first day in Visakhapatnam. England started well enough but, the second they lost the toss on this surface, you feared there was trouble ahead. From the moment Virat Kohli got off the mark with a cover-driven boundary off James Anderson, he looked daunting. And, on a pitch that is already showing signs of uneven bounce and spin, you know already that England face a monumental struggle to stay in this game.The toss in Rajkot was crucial, too. It gave England a chance to apply some scoreboard pressure and the time to ease their way into the series. But the anticipated deterioration in that surface came too late to influence the outcome.It looks as if Visakhapatnam is going to be different. Even before lunch on the first day, one delivery from Stuart Broad jagged away from the bat sharply off the pitch and a few deliveries seemed to take a piece of the surface when they bounced. Batting last is likely to prove much tougher.In such circumstances, it is vital the bowling side take any half-chance that comes along in the first innings. Think of the Ashes Test in Adelaide in 2010. Australia won the toss and batted first on a typically excellent batting pitch, but a brilliant bit of fielding by Jonathan Trott in the first over resulted in the run-out of Simon Katich and England took advantage.Something similar might have happened here. Had Adil Rashid been able to cling on to a tough chance offered by Kohli when he had scored 56, England would have had a key breakthrough. But the chance went to ground and Kohli went on - and on - to make a high-class century. He may well have made the defining contribution to this Test already. The next time Rashid sees Chris Scott (the Durham keeper who dropped Brian Lara in the early stages of his 501 in 1994) they will surely exchanging knowing looks.While it might be tempting to dismiss the chance as one of those things there was an element of self-inflicted injury about it. With the bowlers unable to find any swing and both batsmen having a couple of questions to answer against the short ball - Cheteshwar Pujara has been hit four times in this series and Kohli is an almost compulsive hooker and puller - England had clearly decided upon a plan of attack. Ben Stokes was to pitch short in the hope that one of the batsmen might hit the ball to one of the men back for the hook.The flaw in the plan was the choice of fielder at long leg. Rashid is not, by domestic standards, a bad fielder and has pretty safe hands. He is a little slow by the standards of this team so it would, under normal circumstances, make sense to hide him at long leg.But in these circumstances, with the slips all but out of business and the mishit hook offering Englands best chance of a catch, it would have made more sense to place a better fielder in the position.Rashid was a little slow to react and, though he just about made it to the ball, he was not in a good position to cling on to the catch. It was not straightforward, but it was the sort of chance that several of this England team would have taken far more often than not. To compound the error, Rashid let the ball slip under his body to the boundary later in the same oveer. Ugg Outlet Italia. Stokes looked as if he could drink hot blood.Alastair Cook recognised the error. Within a few minutes, he had replaced Rashid with the quicker and more athletic Anderson at long leg. But the moment had gone. Kohli had learned his lesson. He wasnt going to make the same mistake.If it seems harsh to focus on such a fleeting moment, it is because Test cricket in such circumstances is harsh and unforgiving. Attention to detail over such issues can make all the difference and, by leaving Rashid at long leg, England failed to make the most of their perfectly reasonable plan.Later, Cook also failed to take advantage of the second new ball. Just two balls after Anderson had Ajinkya Rahane edging a classic outswinger, Ravi Ashwin might have been caught at gully edging a similar delivery. Instead, England had a third man and a deep square leg.The decision to introduce Zafar Ansari into the attack for the 11th over might also attract some criticism, too. The score was 36 for 2 at the time and Ansari, though he bowled nicely enough in that first spell (six overs for 19 runs), was unable to sustain the pressure.There was some logic in the decision to turn to him, though. As a left-arm spinner, he was trying to take the ball away from the two right-handed batsmen and Stuart Broad was off the pitch (at that stage he was struggling with a cut sustained in Rajkot and opened by a committed piece of fielding; later he struggled with a sore right foot that may well see him rested for the third Test). It wasnt that the decision was wrong, it was just it didnt work out.That England remain with any sort of foothold in the game is largely due to the performance of Anderson. Unable to gain much movement with the first ball of the match, he nevertheless took three of the four wickets to fall - bouncing out M Vijay with a sharp short ball and persuading Rahane to nick an outswinger - and managed to gain dangerous swing with the second new ball.We thought the way the new ball played in the morning it was the easiest time to bat and didnt swing that much, Anderson said afterwards. Every time I pitched it up Vijay hit me for four, so I went short. I watched the first Test so I knew there was a chance with the short ball.The pitch is quite abrasive and not chewing the ball up as we would like. The outfield is lush so there are not many areas to get the ball to reverse. We got a little bit from 40 to 55 overs but it was tiny.I thought we bowled pretty well. There were a couple of periods we let it get away: half an hour before tea we let ourselves down a bit with the ball and in the field. But on that pitch we are reasonably happy with that.The wicket was tough to bowl on. The outfield was heavy - there will be some sore legs tomorrow - and the pitch played well. The two guys who got hundreds they set about their business and showed they are world-class. They made it very difficult to bowl at them.Anderson also warned that conditions could deteriorate sharply, so it was essential for England to strike early on day two and for their batsmen to score heavily in the first innings.Im not sure the pitch will stay together as well as Rajkot, he said. There are signs of it keeping low. There will be more variable bounce and we have seen a few spin. So we are in tough position and we need to have a good day with the ball and an extremely good go with the bat. 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 ' ' '

The StarCraft II tournament at IEM Season XI Gyeonggi has progressed through group stages and quarterfinals, and now we have come to the final four. Nike Blazer Altas . In the first semifinal, Lee INnoVation Shin Hyung took down Park Dark Ryung Woo, 3-2, in the quest for the $15,000 first prize.Dark has proven himself the best Zerg in the world and a macro master while his former teammate INnoVation was on the verge of claiming the title of best Terran; the winner of the set was considered the favorite to take down the entire event. Although Dark had just defeated 2016 World Championship Series champion Byun ByuN Hyun Woo of Team Expert in the quarterfinals, his ZvT ended up falling short against ByuNs longtime idol. INnoVations signature strategies of mass mech play and bio rally pushes were perfect for the new Legacy of the Void multiplayer patch, which addressed issues with many Terran mech units. The matchup was predicted to go the entire distance, and it lived up to that expectation.INnoVation took down Dark with mostly one strategy and build. Although a consistent strategy can be a weakness because of its predictability, INnoVations ultra-efficient style carried him to the finish line. He entered as the tournament favorite and has borne out that prediction so far.Game 1: OvergrowthIt was a clash of macro and micro on the first map between Dark and INnoVation. Darks macro play allowed him to create multipronged attacks for both economic harassment and pincher movements against his opponents army. INnoVation countered with mass mech play and early aggression; however, Darks superior economy allowed him to upgrade his units quickly and his ability to surround INnoVations armies proved to be the difference for the win.INnoVation 0-1 DarkGame 2: Vaani Research StationINnoVation started the aggression with a hellion and cyclone push. Although Dark defended the attacks, he lost timings for his macro play and economy and lost map control as a result. INnoVations supply and worker count were ahead for the majority of the game and he used the advantage to create a massive mech army for the game-winning push.INnoVation 1:1 DarkGame 3: DaybreakDark took the initiative on game three with a fast roach and ravager attack, but INnoVations quick control dispelled the push and delayed the Zergs macro game. INnoVation counter-attacked and took down Darks third expansion to assume complete map and economy control. Dark sealed his own fate with a failed counter-attack as an answer, leaving his defenses with plenty of holes. INnoVations superior economy and his larger mech army allowed him to force through the defenses for the third map.INnoVation 2:1 DarkGame 4: Habitation StationDark put on a macro clinic in map four and returned to the multi-pronged attacks that led to earlier success. INnoVation continued to push out mech armies for the fourth straight game, but it bit him in the end. Dark took advantage of multiple concaves and attacks to confuse and surround INnoVations main mech army with ravagers and roaches. INnoVations mech army could not take the necessary casualties to justify his expensive army and Dark marched on to the final map with the victory.INnoVation 2:2 DarkGame 5: WhirlwindINnoVation went all-in with an early aggressive push to end Darks hopes for the grand finals. Dark countered with baneling drops and queens for defense, but INnoVations all-in proved deadly. After only six minutes, INnoVation crushed through the last of Darks defenses for the finish.On Saturday, Kim Stats Dae Yeob will play Han ByuL Ji Won to determine who will face INnoVation in the IEM Gyeonggi StarCraft II grand finals on Sunday. Nike Blazer Mujer .Y. -- Marcell Dareus and the Buffalo Bills defence made life miserable for Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco. New Balance 1600 Hombre . Both players have lower body injuries that will keep them out of the lineup until at least January 31, which is the first game they can be activated from IR. .ca looks back at the stories and moments that made the year memorable. MIAMI -- Down by eight runs in the middle of the game, the Miami Marlins rallied behind Martin Prado.Just not quite enough.Prados three-run homer capped a five-run comeback in the fifth inning before the Marlins fell to the St. Louis Cardinal 11-6 on Friday night.For a moment after I hit it, you felt the energy in the stadium, Prado said. The people got into the game.I know we got a tough loss today, but were showing signs that we are going out for 27 outs, no matter what. Weve lost a couple of important games for us but theres nothing we can do about it now, he said.Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki went 0 for 4 to remain at 2,998 career hits.After the Marlins closed to 9-6, Tommy Pham hit a two-run homer in the sixth for the Cardinals.You cant say its a back-breaker because anything is possible, but when you give it right back, its tough on your club, Marlins manager Don Mattingly said.Kolten Wong had three hits and drove in two runs and Jeremy Hazelbaker hit a two-run homer for St. Louis.The Cardinals have won four of five and lead the Marlins by one game in the NL wild-card standings.The Marlins have dropped the first two in the four-game series.Theyre all big series, Mattingly said. Thats the way you have to look at them.Mike Leake (8-8) won despite giving up six runs and seven hits in five innings.Jose Urena (1-3) allowed eight runs in 4 1/3 innings in what is expected to be his final start in the Marlins rotation after Miami acquired starters Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea from San Diego earlier in the day.Hazelbaker homered off Urena in the second. It was theiir first encounter since the two were involved in a bench-clearing brawl in a minor league game on June 27. Nike Air Max 97 Gold. .In that game, Urenas pitch went sailing near Hazelbakers head, prompting the two to square off and punches were thrown.That history, you dont forget about that stuff, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said. That means something to guys when they get the opportunity to compete.St. Louis scored three in the second and six more in the fifth for a 9-1 lead.Suzuki threw out Wong at home in the fourth inning after making a running catch near the left-field line and throwing a 240-foot strike at the plate for the double play.PRADOS GROOVEPrado went 2 for 4 and is hitting .485 (16 for 33) with two home runs and nine RBI over his last nine games to raise his average to .327.Martin has been locked in all year but now all of a sudden, hes kind of showing some power, Mattingly said. It kind of changes his dimension.TRAINERS ROOMMarlins: 1B Justin Bour (right ankle) was scheduled to begin a rehab stint with Triple-A New Orleans with hopes of joining the big league club on Monday in Chicago in a series against the Cubs.UP NEXTCardinals: RHP Jaime Garcia (7-7, 3.97) will take the mound Saturday. He is coming off two back-to-back productive starts, allowing three earned runs over 10 2/3 innings.Marlins: RHP Colin Rea (5-5, 4.98) will make his Miami debut on Saturday. Rea is 0-2 with a 6.00 ERA in three career starts against the Cardinals. 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 ' ' '

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. Jordan 11 Black And White . -- Alabama quarterback David Cornwell says he is transferring.The redshirt sophomore announced his decision Wednesday in a Twitter post. Redshirt freshman Blake Barnett left the program early in the season after freshman Jalen Hurts won the starting job. Cooper Bateman is the backup.Its not immediately clear if Cornwell will remain with the team through the playoffs.Cornwell enrolled at Alabama in January 2014 as a four-star prospect from Norman, Oklahoma.He appeared in the final minutes of games against Kent State and Mississippi State this season but didnt attempt a pass. Cornwell was in the mix for the starting job each of the past two seasons.Cornwell said in his post that his dream is to get on the field and contribute.---More AP college football: Air Jordan 11 Retro Bred . If ever they start actually putting pictures beside words in the dictionary, the Blue Jays left-handers mug will appear beside “Consistency. Air Jordan 11 Win Like 82 . Coach Tom Thibodeau says the former MVP will probably start travelling with the team in the next few weeks. Rose tore the meniscus in his right knee at Portland in November and was ruled out for the remainder of the season by the Bulls. . Schenn scored the game-winning goal and added two assists to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Tuesday.Australias Tim Cahill has rebuffed approaches to play in the A-League saying his home league lacked vision and the move could be a disaster for his career. The former Millwall, Everton and New York Red Bulls player was speaking after being dumped by Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua on Tuesday.Cahill, who will look to join another Chinese Super League club, also described Australian soccer as being in a bit of a rut and said there was nothing to show for the Socceroos three consecutive appearances at World Cups. A guest stint for anyone can only harm you, and coming back (to Australia) without any sort of plan and substance is always a recipe for disaster, the 36-year-old told News Corp Australia.Ive seen the record with short-term goals of going back to the A-League and the destruction that its had on top players careers who have come back to finish there. Cahill shoots for the Socceroos during a World Cup qualifier against Kyrgyzstan. The A-League has lured a handful of top foreign internationals throughout its 11 seasons, with former Italy and Juventus stalwart Alessandro del Piero, who joined Sydney FC for two seasons from 2012-14, the highest-profile signing.The league has a more blue-collar look in the current season after reported moves to lure Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba and Italy midfielder Andrea Pirlo came to nothing.Del Piero was one of the biggest things to ever happen to the game, but also the worst becaause it wasnt capitalised on, said Cahill, Australias top goal-scorer. Air Jordan 11 Retro Low Cherry. Then to have all these players that have been linked with the A-League - Andrea Pirlo, Frank Lampard - I dont think the talks even get to the table because theres no vision behind the talks.I just need vision, Ive never asked for anything but that. The only thing is, some peoples vision is not as big as mine and its tough, because it depends where they want to be.Where does the A-League want to be? Cahill celebrates after scoring Australias first World Cup qualifier goal against Bangladesh. Football Federation Australia Chief Executive David Gallop said the league had sounded out Cahill as soon as they found out he was on the market but said they were unable to meet his asking price.We have to live in the real world of our clubs finances, and the ability of our clubs to make decisions around investments in players, Gallop told broadcaster Fox Sports.I personally was in contact with him. He made it clear immediately that we couldnt meet his needs.Cahill was also critical that the Socceroos lacked a major naming sponsor nearly three years after Australian airline Qantas pulled out of a long association.Weve played in three World Cups and we dont really have anything to show for it, he said.Every time I go back its mayhem and you dont understand how that makes me feel, but at the moment the game is in a bit of a rut where its caught in a crossroads. 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 ' ' '

Their ban may have been lifted but Queenslands misbehaving Emerging Maroons wont find it any easier to earn State of Origin selection next year. Puma Basket Heart Zwart.Queensland Rugby League boss Peter Betros has issued the sobering warning, admitting some of the suspended Emerging Maroons may never get another Origin chance.The Maroons depth will be boosted next year when a 12-month ban on Valentine Holmes, Cameron Munster, Ben Hunt, Anthony Milford, Jarrod Wallace, Dylan Napa, Edrick Lee and Chris Grevsmuhl expires.The eight players were not considered for Origin duty this year after breaking curfew at Januarys Emerging Maroons camp - Kevin Walters first official function as new Queensland coach.But Betros said none of the eight players would be given a saloon passage into the Maroons team.The ones who decided to have a night out instead of behaving themselves might have to wait a bit longer, Betros said.Some may have missed their opportunity, altogether, due to their behaviour earlier this year.The banned eight were kicking themselves after three players leapfrogged them to make their Origin debut this year - backrower Gavin Cooper and backs Corey Oates and Justin ONeill.Queensland selectors are known for their loyalty, and Betros did not expect that habit to change next year.Have a look at a guy like Justin ONeill, Betros said.There was an opportunity to come into the side this year and he has taken his chance with both hands.One vacancy has been created by Queensland veteran lock Corey Parkers retirement.But Betros could not see a dramatic changing of the guard for the Maroons any time soon despite nine players being on the wrong side of 30 in their last 17.Queensland captain Cameron Smith - who has played a record 39 Origins - and veteran playmaker Johnathan Thurston are expected to keep playing until 2018.I cant see too many other changes if everyone stays fit and well, Betros said.Cameron and John have at least one or two years left in them.Corey (Parker) is not easy to replace but there are plenty of young guys knocking on the door.Its just that some of them, Emerging Maroons, will have to wait their turn. Puma Basket Heart Patent Zwart . A knee to the thigh might have stung him the most, but his sixth straight double-double made up for the brief burst of pain. Puma Fenty Slippers Kopen . The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Lions have not announced the hiring, which was first reported by ESPN. Lombardi, the grandson of former Green Bay Hall of Fame coach Vince Lombardi, has been an offensive assistant on Sean Paytons New Orleans staff since 2007. . The Cleveland Indians, Tampa Bay Rays, and Texas Rangers all won on Sunday meaning the Rangers will host the Rays in a play-in game on Monday. Theres no disputing the headline act, but both A-League bosses have more than Tim Cahill on their minds ahead of the Melbourne derby.City boss John van t Schip and Victory coach Kevin Muscat have plenty to think about with suspensions, injuries and international duty all affecting their team selections.Cahills imminent debut is the obvious question mark, as van t Schip toys with starting the Socceroos striker or playing him from the bench.The 36-year-old has just one start - a 4-1 rout of Western Sydney in last months FFA Cup quarter-final - since July but has van t Schip convinced of his fitness for the match.Its down back that the Dutchman has more concerns, with veteran goalkeeper Thomas Sorensens red card throwing Dean Bouzanis into the fray.I am confident in Dean, van t Schip said.If you are not up for a game like this you dont deserve to be a professional football player. A derby, a full house, every player should be up for it.Dean has done great for us, since he has been with us from January.He didnt get a lot of opportuniteis to play but he did well when he came on (last week against Wellington) and he has shown in training that he is very close and very good.Van t Schip - who is fond of mixing up his team selections - could also return Nick Fitzgerald, Osama Malik or Paulo Retre to his starting team. Fenty Puma Slippers Roze. Muscat needs to find a new No.10 after James Troisi was ruled out for up to a month with a broken collarbone.Fahid Ben Khalfallah is the leading candidate after a sparkling show in their first-up draw in Brisbane, with Jai Ingham or Marco Rojas likely to come into the side given Troisis enforced omission.Rojas landed in Melbourne on Friday morning after completing international duty with New Zealand, scoring in last weeks friendly against Mexico and playing a half against the USA on Thursday morning (AEDT).Muscat said he was confident his diminutive attacker would be fit after his long-haul flight.Hed be able to get a good kip in the carry-on luggage compartment, let alone in business class, Marco, he said.Weve already received medical reports from the New Zealand FA and hes fine. Whether he starts or not, well assess that over the next 24 hours.Muscat, who regains Rashid Mahazi (suspension) and Nick Ansell (soreness) and named wonder-teen Seb Pasquali in his squad, said he was content with his position.Whether we look at personnel or we alter things, weve got some options and some flexibility, he said. 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 ' ' '

PLANO, Texas -- Americans Josh Teater, Scott Brown Johnson Wagner and Bud Cauley qualified for the British Open on Monday at the international final qualifying at Gleneagles Country Club Queens Course. Nike Free Og 14 Br . The 34-year-old Teater shot rounds of 64 and 69 to take medallist honours. He has never played in a major championship before taking one of eight spots available under very windy conditions at the par 70 course. The British Open will be held July 18-21 at Muirfield Golf Club in East Lothian, Scotland. Wagner shot 134, along with Columbias Camilo Villegas, who did not play in a single major last year. Brown who won earlier this year in a PGA Tour event in Puerto Rico. He shot a 135. Englands Brian Davis also shot 135. There was a four-man playoff for the final three spots between Americans Bud Cauley, Luke Guthrie, Columbias Andres Echavarria and Swedens Robert Karlsson, who all finished at 136. Echavarria, seeking his first major championship, was eliminated with a bogey four on the first playoff hole while the others made par 3. Among those who missed qualifying was young American star Jordan Spieth, who lives nearby and played the course dozens of times as a junior. He was on the verge of qualifying, but put two balls in the water on the par-3 17th hole, taking a 7 and sinking his chances for his first Open Championship. "Its very disappointing, it stinks," he said. Former Masters champion Trevor Immelman missed with scores of 68-73-141 as did former Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III, 70-72-142, who put a streak of 26 straight Open Championship appearances in danger. "There are still some chances for me to get in the Open," Love said, "but I want that streak to continue. I want to keep playing." Nike Free Rn Herr . Robredo, ranked No. 16, bounced back from an upset loss to Leonardo Mayer in the second round of the Royal Guard Open in Chile last week to down Carreno Busta in 1 hour, 25 minutes. On a day filled mostly with qualifying matches, fifth-seeded Marcel Granollers of Spain also entered the second with a 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 win over Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia, while Guido Pella of Argentina defeated Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 7-6 (6), 6-4 to advance. Nike Herr Dam Free RN Flyknit Grå Bright Mango Pure Platinum Svart . Cuban testified Thursday that he was upset when the companys CEO told him news that would reduce the value of his shares, for which hed paid $7.5 million. But he said he did nothing improper when he sold those shares over the next two days. .ca looks back at the stories and moments that made the year memorable. CHICAGO -- Once a highly touted prospect, left-hander Brian Matusz found himself out the big leagues -- and out of a job -- in mid-June after he was traded by Baltimore and released by Atlanta.Thats when the Chicago Cubs called to offer Matusz a minor-league deal. Six weeks later, the 29-year-old southpaw will make his Cubs debut on national television Sunday night in a rubber match against the Seattle Mariners.Another Oriole-turned-Cub, reigning National League Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta, said he was eager to welcome his new teammate.Matusz and I played together for quite a while, said Arrieta, who spent parts of four seasons in Baltimore. Ive seen him pitch extremely well. ... Hes a smart guy. Hes got some really good pitches that he knows how to use effectively. I look forward to watching him pitch.Chicago (62-41) will look to bounce back from a rare late-inning meltdown. On Saturday, the Cubs led 1-0 in the eighth inning when closer Aroldis Chapman allowed a two-out, two-run double to Mariners center fielder Leonys Martin. Seattle (52-50) tacked on two more runs to improve to 11-5 in interleague play this season.The Cubs dropped to 56-2 this season when leading after eight innings.Seattle now turns to ace right-hander Felix Hernandez (5-4, 3.45 ERA), who will make his 13th start of the season and his third start since coming off the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right calf. In two starts since his return, Hernandez has allowed nine runs in 12 2/3 innings against the Chicago White Sox and Pittsburgh Pirates.Hernandez has faced the Cubs once in his career. On June 24, 2010, he limited Cubs hitters to two runs and five hits in nine innings. He walked one and struck out eight.This time, Hernandez will encounter a much tougher opponent. The Cubs team he shut down in 2010 included ordinary hitters such as Ryan Theriot, Mike Fontenot, Xavier Nady, Chad Tracy and Koyie Hill. Nike Shox Nz. This years lineup includes five National League All-Stars and has scored 510 runs -- fourth in the majors.Its another game, Hernandez told the Tacoma News-Tribune. Ive just got to go out there and do my job.The same could be said for Matusz, although his prime-time assignment at Wrigley Field hardly qualifies as just another game. A strong outing could earn Matusz additional starting opportunities as Cubs manager Joe Maddon looks to use a sixth starter at times during the second half of the season to keep the rest of his rotation fresh.Matusz was 27-41 with a 4.85 ERA in 279 career games (68 starts) with Baltimore. At Triple-A Iowa, he was 0-0 with a 1.93 ERA in two starts. He walked three and struck out 11 in 9 1/3 innings.We just think its prudent to be proactive with the moment, not to wait, Maddon said. Too many times, you push and push and push (the five starters), and eventually the rest is absolutely necessary. Prior to being absolutely necessary, its a hard sell sometimes to the rest of the group. ... You try to just lay out your best plan in advance. Ive done it in the past down south (in Tampa), and up here its no different.Arrieta said he and the rest of the Cubs rotation could benefit from an extra days rest on occasion. Right-hander Kyle Hendricks initially was slated to pitch Sunday, but instead will wait an extra day along with right-handers Arrieta, John Lackey and Jason Hammel and left-hander Jon Lester.Well find a way to use that day to get some work done and get better, Arrieta said. At this time of year, every one of us might need to refine something. That extra day might not be a bad idea. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys ChinaCheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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Paris, France (Sports Network) - Serena Williams put last years early exit at the French Open behind her by dominating her first-round match Sunday in Paris. Wholesale Panthers Jerseys . Her sister wasnt as fortunate, however. Williams, the top seed and 2002 womens champion, had no problems whatsoever in extending her career-best winning streak to 25 straight matches after cruising to a 6-0, 6-1 rout of Georgias Anna Tatishvili on the famed red clay of Roland Garros. The current World No. 1 suffered her first and only loss in the opening round of a Grand Slam event last year in Paris when she fell to Frances Virginie Razzano. Williams has titled in each of her last four events (Miami, Charleston, Madrid and Rome) coming into the French Open. Venus Williams, who lost to Serena in an all-sibling final at this prestigious event in 2002, wasnt able to prevail in a hard-fought bout with Urszula Radwanska in which the 22-year-old Polish native held on for a 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (4-7), 6-4 win. After the first two sets were decided by tiebreakers, Radwanska broke the 30th-seeded Venus twice in the third en route to taking a 5-1 lead. Williams rebounded with a break later on and took the next three games, but Radwanska held serve to come out on top in a 3-hour, 19-minute marathon. Its only the second time Venus Williams was ousted in the first round of the French Open during her long and storied career, with the other coming in 2001. Elsewhere on Day 1, fifth-seeded Sara Errani started her run for another title appearance with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Arantxa Rus. Errani fell to Russian superstar Maria Sharapova in last years French Open title match. The days biggest upset was produced by Puerto Ricos Monica Puig, who upended 11th-seeded Russian Nadia Petrova 3-6, 7-5, 6-4. Puig is making her Grand Slam debut. 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Its going to be a great match to play, to be involved in, to be in the stands and be able to watch.Evgeni Malkin scored in the third period for Russia (2-1-0), and Sergei Bobrovsky made 21 saves.Its going to be a great, great challenge and we accept it, Russian forward Evgeny Kuznetsov said.Tuukka Rask made 19 saves for Finland (0-3-3). Finland was winless for the first time in a senior tournament, scoring only one goal in three games.We had a good chance to succeed here, but you dont score, you cant win, Finnish coach Lauri Marjamaki said. We have to keep going and maybe analyze a little bit later. Just now, a little bit disappointing.Russian forward Pavel Datsyuk missed the preliminnary round finale because of a minor injury. Wholesale Panthers Jerseys Free Shipping. A loss for us, but we did well today, Russian coach Oleg Znarok said.Russia will face Canada on Saturday night. 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Its why renovations were done on Aztecas locker rooms to accommodate NFL-sized squads (the regular futbol tenants dont require nearly as much space) and the stadiums broadcasting facilities were upgraded. Its why four Mexican sports channels partner with the NFL, why nine games are broadcast in Spanish from Thursday to Monday of every week, why estimates put the number of NFL fans nationwide at over 20 million.As Arturo Olivé, NFL Mexicos general director, says, Were tremendously excited, not only for this game but for the future of the sport in Mexico. We havent had a regular-season game here since 2005, but now I think we can have one every year. ... By every measure, we are seeing tremendous growth.While the Cowboys and Steelers are our most popular teams, the Raiders and Texans also have a great many fans, and every team has a following. The cake is getting better, and that means more slices.Speaking of cake, Jack Lambert is digging into a gigantic slab of chocolate cake, covered in ice cream. That was preceded by a basket of wings and a giant cheeseburger. His real name is Sergio Perez, and he once played center in college. He and about 50 other fans have come to this restaurant, some wearing jerseys that would impress a fan in a Buffalo Wild Wings in, say, West Mifflin, Pennsylvania. Who knew Maurkice Pouncey, No. 53, could travel this far? We call this the Steel Cave, says Antonio Pi?ón, a stockbroker who heads the fan club -- and wears the Santonio Holmes jersey. Its a shame Roethlisberger is not playing. Torn meniscus. We miss Cachetón.Cachetón?It means Cheeky. Like when your grandmother pinches your cheeks so they puff out. Dont you think Ben has those kinds of cheeks?Agreed. But even more striking than the quarterbacks face is the cheek-to-cheek familiarity these fans have with the Steelers. Pittsburgh held a two-day football camp last May in Mexico City, Pi?ón says. A truly great experience, not only for us but for the Steelers. [People were] lining up as early as 6 a.m. The Steelers who came down -- Antwaan Randle-El, Willie Parker, Jerome Bettis, Alejandro Villanueva -- were truly kind, shaking hands, walking slowly so we could take pictures with them. Look, heres a picture of me with Bettis.A quick count reveals that 17 of the 25 TV screens in the restaurant have the Steelers game on. The man in the Bradshaw jersey asks imploringly, When are we ever going to sack Brady?He is Alberto Perez Schoelly, a government economist, and he has brought his two adult sons, one of whom is Sergio. Schoelly, like many Mexicans, became a Steelers fan in the 1970s, when the team was in its heyday and Imevisión (now TV Azteca) started broadcasting games on a regular basis. Ah, the Steel Curtain, he says. I remember the Immaculate Reception like it was yesterday.Just then, the Steelers hit Brady. And Pi?ón leads the group in a cheer:Here we go, Steelers, here we go.Here we go, Steelers, here we go.Alas, the Steelers go on to get beaten rather easily 27-16. But the members of Steelers Nation United Mexico, members who officially number in the thousands, arent just about winning. The point of the club, Pi?ón says, is to get people to leave their houses, get off their couches, to go somewhere for three hours to forget their troubles and shout and scream without having someone tell you to keep it down. Thats whats so great about football.Mark Waller, the NFLs executive vice president for international, has said that in the next 10 years, I think we will have at least one or two franchises outside of the U.S. Given the leagues games in London and Mexico City this season, the front-runners would seem to be Great Britain and Mexico.Whenever I make a presentation, Olivé says, I get kidded by my colleagues because one of the first slides is always a quote from Thomas Friedman of The New York Times. A few years ago, he wrote, In India, people ask you about China, and, in China, people ask you about India: Which country will become the more dominant economic power in the 21st century? I now have the answer: Mexico.A visitor can sense right away why the NFL is bullish on the countrys potential. A man in a Steelers jersey roller-skates in a park with his daughters in pink Steelers shirts. Billboards trumpet Mondays game. An Uber driver, Ulices Torres, says hes a Seahawks fan and really misses Marshawn Lynch. A panhandler in a Raiders stocking cap asks for spare change. An electric company employee, Fernando Navarro, hoists a glass at Hooters with an upper arm that has an exquisite tattoo of the Steelers logo on it. Im going to the Steelers-Cowboys game, he proudly announces.And if the visitor wanders into a small shopping center in the Jardines del Pedregal section of Mexico City, he will find an immaculate store devoted to NFL merchandise. At Carlos Rosado Sports, jerseys from nearly every team are sold, as is playing equipment. High on the wall is a No. 15 New York Jets jersey. But it is not there to pay tribute to Brandon Marshall. It belongs to Carlos Rosado.Once upon a time, the 2003 preseason to be exact, Rosado was a wide receiver for the Jets. Rosado, who had played his football at the University of the Americas in Mexico City, was a veteran of the now-defunct NFL Europe (the Barcelona Dragons and Amsterdam Admirals), and coach Herm Edwards brought him to Jets camp to see whether he had NFL potential.Rosado lasted the whole preseason before getting cut -- the Jets already had Wayne Chrebet and Santana Moss at wide receiver. But he remembers the experience fondly. Herm Edwards was very nice to me, and so were the quarterbacks, Chad Pennington and Vinny Testaverde, Rosado says. I will never forget the thrill when I came out of the tunnel at Giants Stadium for the first time.Besides being the proprietor of the store, Rosado also works as an analyst for Fox Sports, so he has seen the interest in pro football in Mexico skyrocket since he played. But there is one aspect of the sport that he and other NFL lovers in the country worry about. The growth has been horizontal, Rosado says. I think the next step is to make it vertical. We need to build better teams so that we can find players who can become stars in the NFL.American football is not new to Mexico. Legend has it that the game was introduced in Veracruz in 1896, when college students home from the States and American sailors played some friendly games. By the 1920s, two Mexico City universities had teams: UNAMs Pumas Dorados and the Burros Blancos of Instituto Politécnico Nacional. There was even a 1962 movie -- Juventud Sin Dios (Youth Without God) -- made about the priest who coached the Burros, Father Lambert J. Dehner.In 1955, the Baltimore Colts drafted Alex Esquivel, a running back from Mexico City, in the 24th round. He didnt last long, but in subsequent years a string of Mexican-born kickers caught on: Efren Herrera, Rafael Septien, Frank Corral and Raul Allegre, who helped the New York Giants win Super Bowl XXI and now works as an NFL analyst for ESPN Deportes. Quarterbacks Joe Kapp and Jim Plunkett also became popular because of their Mexican heritage, but they were really products of the American football system.A true Mexican football star is on Olivés wish list, as well. Remember Fernandomania? the executive says. When [Fernando] Valenzuela came out of Mexico and became such a sensation with the Dodgers in the early 80s, he did wonders for the sport and for this country. Can you imagine what would happen if we had a Fernando for football?To that end, the NFL has given significant support to flag football -- tochito -- leagues for younger players. And while the Mexican professional league that debuted in 2016 with four teams is nothing to write home about, there are signs that college football is getting better. In 2009, a Monterrey Tech team beat Blinn College 35-14 in an exhibition game, which was significant because (1) Blinn went on to win the national junior college championship, and (2) Blinns quarterback was Cam Newton, who got the Carolina Panthers to the Super Bowl six years later. They were so organized, Newton recalls about Monterrey Tech.Top-notch Mexican college football is often compared to Division III football in the States, and judging from a Tuesday afternoon practice by the UNAM Pumas, that seems about right. Except that the Pumas have a little more size and speed for their spread offense than normal D-III schools, and they practice with more intensity than most small colleges. Hey, there have been Division III players in the NFL before.I think we would surprise fans from the United States, says Herminio Rojas, a senior running back and captain of the team. Asked whether he could play in the NFL, Rojas laughed and said, Not me. My favorite player is LaDainian Tomlinson, and I would have no chance of tackling him. Besides, my ambition is to be a doctor.Otto Ulrike Becerril, who took over for highly successful UNAM head coach Raul Rivera this year, says, Mexican players are so much stronger and bigger than they were 10 years ago. I would not be surprised if we produced an NFL impact player in the next few years.Let me put it this way. The wall between the United States and Mexico is getting smaller in football.And then he winked.Theres no getting around it. The future of American football in Mexico hinges in large part on the political climate on both sides of the border, and with the election of Donald Trump as President last week, the forecast is somewhat iffier than it mightve been had his opponent, Hillary Clinton, won. (Mexican President Enrique Pe?a Nieto did phone Trump to congratulate him last week.)Even with Trump as president, an NFL game in Mexico every year is quite plausible. The Steelers, recognizing their strong fan base to the south, have even said they would give up a home game to play in Mexico.John Sutcliffe, the ESPN Deportes analyst who usually travels to every Monday Night Football game but gets to stay home this Monday, doesnt think the outcome of the election will alter the course of the future: I dont think Trump winning will have a negative effect on the games the NFL will bring to Mexico.But a permanent franchise remains a distant dream. I would dearly love to have a team in Mexico, says Sutcliffe. And I know we have the fan base to support it, millions of people who have fallen for the game the same way I did when I first heard Dandy Don and Howard Cosell. But economics and politics may prevent that from happening any time soon.Getting enough fans to sell out one game is a lot easier than getting enough fans willing to buy expensive season tickets, which is the lifeblood of any NFL franchise. 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