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SAN DIEGO -- Robbie Ray could be getting untracked. Derek Watt Jersey .The Arizona Diamondbacks certainly hope thats the case.Over his last two starts, the 24-year-old left-hander has allowed one earned run in 12 innings -- a vast improvement over his 6-11 season with a 4.47 earned run average.Hes recently been the pitcher we know he can be, Arizona manager Chip Hale said.Saturday night at Petco Park, Ray will be paired against recycled Padres veteran Clayton Richard in a match of left-handers as the four-game series between the National League Wests two worst teams continues.Richard, 32, will be making his fourth appearance and second start with the Padres since signing for a second tour with the club on Aug. 6 as a free agent. Richard, who previously played with the Padres between 2009 and 2013, is 0-1 with the Padres with a 4.27 ERA over 6 1/3 innings.Richards first start for the Padres came against the New York Mets last Sunday at CitiField. He gave up two runs -- on a pair of solo homers -- over five innings to suffer the loss. He allowed three hits and three walks with three strikeouts.The addition of Richard to a young rotation helps Padres manager Andy Green in several areas.First, it enabled the Padres to go to a six-man rotation at least through next week to assist in limiting the innings of several other young starters. And it has added a veteran presence to the rotation.Clayton has already influenced some of our younger pitchers, said Green. I love the way he handles himself. I think hes a great example not only on the day he pitches but in between starts, the way he prepares. Handling the days in between starts is almost as critical as the way you pitch.The Padres are looking to get Christian Friedrich out of the rotation within the next two weeks to limit his innings. They also hope to have Tyson Ross returning in September. Ross, who has not pitched since injuring his shoulder on Opening Day, is scheduled to face live hitters for the second time in a week Saturday. If all goes as planned, Ross will start a rehab assignment next week.I dont think we need to extend him out that far because he might be throwing only three or four innings in several September starts, said Green. But having Ross back and Richard will give us the flexibility to take some innings off some of the other younger starters.Ray, meanwhile, had a 5-12 won-loss record as a rookie in 2015 despite posting the fourth-lowest ERA by a rookie starter in Diamondbacks history. His two-season won-loss record is 11-23.Thats unfortunate and misleading, said Hale of Rays record. Hes pitched better than that. Over the last two seasons, we havent helped him as much as we could have.Ray will be looking for his first road win since June 17 in Philadelphia. He will be making his second career start against the Padres. He suffered the loss on June 26, 2015 at Petco Park despite allowing two runs over six innings.With two wins in the first two games of the series, the Padres have moved two games ahead of the Diamondbacks in the battle to avoid the cellar in the National League West. Lance Alworth Jersey .2 billion agreement with Rogers Communications for the leagues broadcast and multimedia rights. Nigel Harris Jersey . Hargreaves began his career in 2008 with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and has played with the Edmonton Eskimos and last season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. . There was no hesitation from the 40th-ranked Pospisil, from Vernon, B.C., who admitted that he cut back on his training sessions over the last few days to conserve energy as the long ATP season finishes next week at the Paris Masters. VILLANOVA, Pa. -- Kris Jenkins hit a 3-pointer without much hoopla.He wasnt mobbed by his Villanova teammates and confetti didnt rain from the rafters. No streamers, no hysterical fans. Jenkins simply hustled back for a routine defensive assignment.His first 3 of the game simply helped the Wildcats open the season the same way they ended the last one -- with a win.Jalen Brunson scored 17 points, Jenkins had 16 and No. 4 Villanova opened defense of its national championship with an 88-48 victory over Lafayette on Friday night.Playing a game is probably the best thing we can do to get past last season, coach Jay Wright said.Jenkins hit a buzzer-beating 3 in the title game to lift the Wildcats to a 77-74 win over North Carolina. With a national championship banner hanging in the rafters, Jenkins naturally scored Villanovas 3-pointer of the season. Jenkins scored his first basket of the season off a turnover he forced at midcourt, hit his first 3 to make it 10-2 and helped the Wildcats storm to a 49-17 lead.Wright had said he wanted the Wildcats to put the White House visit, a parade, numerous awards shows and banquets, and other honors behind them as they opened the season. Villanova looked every bit like a team that could become the first repeat national champ since Florida in 2006 and 2007.Jenkins, who flirted with leaving for the NBA, said the Wildcats had moved forward.Its pretty easy to do because we have a team thats hungry, he said.The Wildcats, the three-time defending Big East champs, also have a team thats deep and versatile. Josh Hart, a preseason All-America, scored 13 points for the Wildcats. Reserve Mikal Bridges had 16 points and eight rebounds.Thats what a top team has, Lafayette coach Fran OHanlon said. It has a number of guys fighting for a lot of playing time and getting a lot of playing time.Brunson and Jenkins each hit foour of Villanovas 15 3-pointers. Matt Slauson Jersey. Nick Lindner led the Leopards with 10 points. LafayetteBIG PICTURELafayette: The Leopards continue to play Villanova, even with just one win in 10 career matchups. The Leopards missed 12 of 13 3-point attempts in the first half and scored only two points on their first 20 possessions. The Leopards, out of the Patriot League, wont play another team in the regular season close to a program such as Villanova. Lafayette does return to Philadelphia on Dec. 22 to play at Saint Josephs.Villanova: The Wildcats could use an easy one before they play at No. 15 Purdue on Monday. The Wildcats won their 40th straight game at the Pavilion and sold out the gym for the 170th straight time. Villanova is a whopping 98-13 there since the start of the 2013-14 season.THANKS FOR NOTHINGOHanlon played point guard for three seasons (1967-70) for the Wildcats. He had just one small problem opening the season at VillanovaJay didnt say he was going to win the national title, OHanlon said with a laugh.The Wildcats make a return trip next season and play Lafayette at the PPL Center in Allentown. OHanlon said the original pitch to his program was that the game in Allentown would be this season. When that fell through, the Wildcats offered Lafayette to come to campus this season.Yeah, thats some favor, Jay, OHanlon said. Im going to play the national champs twice. They may be twice (two-time champs) by that time.POLL IMPLICATIONSVillanova will remain ranked inside the top five.UP NEXTLafayette plays Monday night at Saint Peters.Villanova tries for a 3-0 career mark against the Boilermakers on Monday. 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TORONTO -- The Miami Heat are learning to cope without Dwyane Wade this season. P.K Subban Jersey .They also will have to learn how to cope with the Toronto Raptors hot-scoring DeMar DeRozan on Friday when the teams meet for the first time since the second round of the NBA Eastern Conference playoffs.The Heat had Wade then, but he left in the offseason to play for the Chicago Bulls.The Raptors, meanwhile, retained DeRozan, and the shooting guard has scored at least 30 points in each of his first four games this season.He scored 40 points for the second time this season Wednesday when the Raptors defeated the Washington Wizards 113-103 at the Verizon Center. He also hit his only 3-pointer of the season in that game.He gets to the line, so that kind of makes up for him not shooting (3-pointers) because hell probably shoot double-digit free throws, Heat guard Tyler Johnson said. Its definitely rare. I think D-Wade was able to do something similar to that where he would maybe shoot one or two 3s a game but still put up 30.DeRozan is averaging 36.3 points on 55.4 percent shooting this season.The team is built around him, said former Raptors forward James Johnson, now with the Heat. Im not taking anything away from DeMar. Hes a great player. He has 190 moves in his bag, but the team plays around him and they play around him well.The Raptors (3-1) defeated the Heat in seven games in the playoff series in May. Despite dealing with a thumb injury, DeRozan averaged 22.1 points while shooting 38.8 percent in the series.He is playing at another level right now, said Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry, who took three stitches over his right eye in the first half Wednesday. Hes making my life a lot easier and everyone on our teams life a lot easier. Hes saving possessions, hes creating offense.DeRozan said, Im just a student of the game. I work extremely hard in the summer, extremely hard. I try to put everything together, be a student of the game while working, always feeling like Im new to the game so I can soak up as much as possible. I try to release that when I get on the court.Meanwhile, the Heat (2-2) are trying to establish a go-to player when the game is on the line now that Wade is gone.We knew where the ball was going (last year). This year, its whatever matchup we can exploit, said Johnson, who scored nine points in the final five minutes of regulation time and in overtime when the Heat defeated the Sacramento Kings 108-96 Tuesday.What we do have right now is a lot of guys that can attack and make plays, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. The game may dictate how thats played out in the fourth quarter. Those things you have to go through it. You can plan and talk as much as we do behind the scenes, but you have to go through it ultimately, and the team will let you know. Viktor Arvidsson Jersey . 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GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- After having Florida Field named after him and then leading 90,000 rain-soaked fans in a pregame cheer, Steve Spurrier did something no one could have seen coming.He posed like Usain Bolt.Yep, the 71-year-old retired coach flashed Bolts To The World pose to all four sides of the newly renamed Steve Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Saturday. It drew a raucous ovation from fans on hand for No. 25 Floridas season opener against UMass.I like trying to do stuff thats never happened before, Spurrier said. I like Usain Bolt. He keeps it light. He is the fastest guy in the world, but right before he races, though, hes serious.Many of the fans were there for Spurrier, who was honored in a number of ways. Not only was the field named after him, but Spurrier served as the honorary Mr. Two Bits. At halftime, he was recognized again for the 50th anniversary of his 1966 Heisman Trophy and honored along with the 1996 national championship team.After the team was showered with praise at midfield, formeer Florida players Thaddeus Bullard, Zach Piller and Deak Story lifted Spurrier on their shoulders and carried him toward the sidelines. Ryan Johansen Jersey. Spurrier said the highlight of the day was the stadium renaming, when he got a chance to thank his coaches, teammates and players.One good thing about the guys I coached 20 years ago and so forth -- of course, they wanted to win for themselves, their coaches and teammates -- but they wanted to win for the University of Florida, Spurrier said. They wanted to win for all Gators, so we all shared in the success. And thats why The Swamp was so alive back then. These guys could score some points in The Swamp.He also thanked the Florida band for showing support by wearing visors.A lot of people didnt see that, but that was one of my favorite parts, too. Man, they were well dressed. Well dressed, he said.---AP college football website: Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

Warrnambool trainers may need to compromise after having access to beaches in the area restricted. Youth Venezuela Jerseys .Horses will be banned from working on two of the beaches during the summer months while horse numbers will be restricted at other locations.Jane Baker, secretary of the South West Owners, Trainers and Riders Association, says local trainers are yet to fully understand how the new restrictions, effective December 1, will work.She said a meeting on Thursday with Warrnambool Racing Club (WRC) chief executive Peter Downs may help them better understand the situation.Baker said the only information she had to work with was a Victoria government media release last week which outlined the closure of the beaches and said a licence would be issued to the WRC which in turn would issue permits to individual trainers.Obviously theres not going to be enough to cover the trainers and the horses that we have here currently, Baker told RSN927.There will have to be some sacrifices. Not everybody will get what they apply for.She said indications were 50 horses per day would be allowed access to beach training, a 50 per cent reduction.Those trainers who miss out on permits will need to find alternative training methods.Group One-winning trainers Ciaron Maher and Darren Weir are among the trainers who use the beaches.A $600,000 grant has been given to the WRC to build a $1.2 million sand fibre training track although work is yet to commence.Baker said there were a number of trainers with less than six horses in work in the Warrnambool area and she was not sure whether they would be able to access the beach, or use it every second day.And she is worried the restrictions may force up unemployment in the Warrnambool area.If some trainers reduce their numbers and theres less horses in work that means jobs may have to go, she said.Warrnambool already has a high rate of unemployment.I certainly dont want to have to tell my staff there is no work for them. Cheap Football Venezuela Jerseys . 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And after Griffin Oakes missed his third field goal of the game, a leaping call against No. 17 Michigan State gave him a second chance and he made a 20-yarder two plays later to complete an improbable come-from-behind 24-21 upset over the Spartans.The exuberant Hoosiers ran down the field to get their hands on the Old Brass Spittoon, the series trophy that they hadnt won since 2006.Theyre excited about winning, Wilson said. I think they knew if we played hard and got into the fourth quarter that wed have a chance and we did.Indiana (3-1, 1-0 Big Ten) won its s first overtime game in six years and got its second win in 26 tries over a ranked foe, but it wasnt easy.The Hoosiers nearly won it in regulation with a goal-line stand, after a replay review overturned a tying TD run by the Spartans. Instead, Michigan State quarterback Tyler OConnor found a wide open Josiah Price for a 2-yard TD pass with 11 seconds to go to tie the score.In overtime, after Geiger pushed his kick to the left, Oakes also missed his to the left before the leaping call on Drake Martinez.Michigan State (2-2, 0-2) has lost back-to-back games for the first time since November 2012 despite holding the usually prolific Hoosiers scoreless until the final minute of the third quarter.Great drive at the end of the game to tie it up, but not very good in overtime -- thats for sure, coach Mark Dantonio said. We were sacked twice, we jump over the pile. Very disappointed. Now we have to claw our way back into things.THE TAKEAWAYMichigan State: The Spartans knew they faced a big challenge after Connor Cook & Co. graduated. But nobody in East Lansing could have expected a 0-2 start in conference play. Now the defending Big Ten champs no longger control their own destiny, either, falling two games behind No. Authentic Soccer Venezuela Jerseys. 2 Ohio State, No. 4 Michigan and unbeaten Maryland in the East Division.Indiana: The Hoosiers turnaround continues. After making the postseason for the first time since 2007 last year, they now have two trophies -- the Old Oaken Bucket and spittoon -- on campus for the first time since 2001.POLL IMPLICATIONSMichigan State: The Spartans will likely slide out of the rankings this week and will find it tough to make it back in without an upset of the Wolverines or Buckeyes -- or both -- later this season.Indiana: The Hoosiers victory may garner some votes but probably not enough to move into the rankings.BIG PLAY SPARTANSOConnors 86-yard TD pass to R.J. Shelton was the longest by an opponent in Memorial Stadium, breaking the previous mark of 82 yards set by the Spartans in 2008. It also was the fourth-longest pass play against the Hoosiers, matching the length of a TD pass Kirk Gibson caught in 1978.INJURY REPORTThe most significant injury was to Michigan State cornerback Darian Hicks, who left with what appeared to be a hip or waist injury. Dantonio did not provide an update after the game. The Spartans had several players leave during the game but the others to be serious. Michigan State played without linebacker Riley Bullough for the second straight week. Indiana didnt appear to sustain any additional injuries but played again without right tackle Dimitric Camiel (back) or right guard Dan Feeney (concussion).UP NEXTMichigan State: Next weekend, the Spartans host BYU but they cant afford another slip up. 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Manly signing Blake Green is key to turning around the NRL clubs fortunes according to his new Sea Eagles teammate Martin Taupau. Wholesale Giants Jerseys .Five-eighth was the problem spot for coach Trent Barrett in his first season at Brookvale this year.After his experiment with Dylan Walker soured, Jamie Lyon did his best to revitalise Manlys season. But it wasnt enough as Manly endured their worst finish in over a decade to come fourth last.With Lyon retired, former Melbourne pivot Green is the man who is charged with taking Manly back to the finals in 2017.Alongside Daly Cherry-Evans in the halves, Green is the key piece of the puzzle under former NSW and Kangaroos five-eighth Barrett.New Zealand forward Martin Taupau believes Green is the right man for Manly.It is a great initiative for the club to sign Blake Green. He is a quality player, Taupau told AAP.He had a great year this year. He showed what sort of player he is and played in the grand final.The different combinations really hurt us this year. We had Dylan Walker playing at No.6 and then that changed.We really need stability there. It is crucial for us and Blake will bring that. Plus he is a talented player.He is part of what is building for us. He is the type of player that can take this club forward and I am excited for what lies ahead.Two weeks ago Taupau re-signed with Manly until the end of 2020, after joining them from Wests Tigers for 2016.Taupau said one of his man reasons for recommitting was to play under Barrett who he said has tremendous potential as a head coach.Barrett struggled in his debut year which was rocked by a number of injuries, allegations of match fixing and a legal stoush with the clubs major sponsor.It was a great show of faith, Taupau said.We have some great senior players there and some youngsters coming through.Trent is a great coach, who knows his football.There were certain elements in his game that he didnt have control over.We have the majority of our salary cap on the sidelines and some inexperienced players come in.It is all about cohesion and we just didnt have that.But there are plenty of reasons to be positive about next year. Cheap Giants Jerseys Authentic . 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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- If the Green Bay Packers need a last-minute defensive stop Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, Pro Bowl linebacker Clay Matthews will be on the field to try to come up with it.Matthews, who was inactive in Week 8 because of a recurring hamstring injury, could only watch Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan throw the game-winning touchdown pass with 31 seconds to play.This week will be different.Ill be out there, Matthews said Thursday after he practiced on a limited basis.Its at least one bit of good news for the Packers beat-up defense, which has all kinds of injury issues at cornerback. Sam Shields (injured reserve) and Damarious Randall (groin surgery) wont play. Demetri Goodson is in the concussion protocol, and Quinten Rollins (groin) is trying to come back after missing the previous three games.I feel good, Matthews said. Obviously in a better spot than where I was last week. Obviously disappointed when you cant go out there. I think we didnt want a setback moving forward. It might have been pushing it a little bit. Obviously feel much better this week, able to get more team reps, and feel good about what wevee done thus far in the week. Cheap Giants Jerseys Online. So, all indications are pointing to me being out there on Sunday. So thats that.The Packers sacked Ryan only twice last week and couldnt get any pressure on him when they needed a stop on the final drive.Its good to have Clay working back in the right direction, Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers said. Its nice to have him back out on the field doing some work. As soon as Clays healthy and ready to go, obviously well be able to use him.Matthews has three sacks in five games this season; he also missed the Week 3 game against the?Detroit Lions?because of the same hamstring injury. 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NAIROBI, Kenya -- The suspended president of Athletics Kenya, Isaiah Kiplagat, has died after a long illness. Authentic College Jerseys Cheap . He was 72.Track and fields world governing body, the IAAF, said that Kiplagats death on Wednesday was confirmed by Kenyas athletics association, which he led for more than 20 years.Kiplagat was a divisive figure who dominated the most successful sport in his country in a manner that is unlikely to be repeated. He was a longtime IAAF Council member during the presidency of Lamine Diack of Senegal which ended last year.The IAAF ethics commission suspended Kiplagat and two other Athletics Kenya officials last November during an ongoing investigation of alleged embezzlement and extortion.All three men were accused of diverting more than $700,000 of sponsorship money from Nike for personal gain, and asking athletes to pay to conceal positive doping tests.Diack is under investigation in France for alleged corruption.Kiplagat took charge of his national athletics body in 1992, a time when the sport was struggling in Kenya.Back then we neither had offices, money nor equipment to operate the association activities yet we had already gained recognition across the globe and quick action needed to be taken urgently, he said in an interview after serving his 20th year at the helm.Kiplagat was involved in sports administration for 50 years, spending more than two decades as chairman and then president of his national association. He won admirers and critics alike for his grip on power, as he guided the sport in Kenya from an amateur venture to being a multi-million dollar business.He was first elected to the national office of the forerunner to AK, the defunct Kenya Amateur Athletics Association in 1975 as its vice-chairman, a position he held until 1987 when he was elected the secretary general.Kiplagat served in the post for two years until he was again elected as the vice-chair, a position he held until 1992, when he succeeded the late Paul Boit at the helm. Among the first things he did was to rename the KAAA as AK.His interest in sports administration was inspired by the Olympic Games.I was the chef-de-mission for the 1968 Olympics in Mexico where I watched Kipchoge Keino win gold. That was when I decided I would go for an elective post, he once said.As AKs leader, his notable milestones include the successful hosting of the 2007 world cross country championships in Mombasa, the winning of the bid to stage the 2017 world under-17 championships in Nairobi and the 2010 CAA Africa athletics championships in the Kenyan capital.Under his watch, Kenya topped the charts at the biennial track and field world championships for the first time in 2015 in Beijing.He had been treated for colon cancer since an initial diagnosis in 2010. China Jerseys Wholesale . If ever they start actually putting pictures beside words in the dictionary, the Blue Jays left-handers mug will appear beside “Consistency. Cheap NCAA Jerseys China . -- Anaheim Ducks defenceman Luca Sbisa will be out at least six weeks with a torn tendon in his right hand. . 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RIO DE JANEIRO -- After a series of spills in the mens Olympic road race left cyclists with broken bones and bloody road rash, it seemed as if the womens race Sunday was going to escape serious injury. Jaelene Hinkle Jersey .That all changed in a fraction of a second.Dutch rider Annemiek van Vleuten, barreling down the final descent of Vista Chinesa in the lead, hit the deck in a spectacular fall. Her bike catapulted into the air, and van Vleuten lay motionless on the side of the road while the rest of the field cautiously swept past her.She was transported to a Rio de Janeiro hospital and diagnosed with a concussion and three small fractures of her spine, and was to remain in intensive care for at least 24 hours.It was horrendous crash, said road race silver medalist Emma Johansson of Sweden. The peloton is so small and we all know each other very well. I just hope shes OK.So dangerous was the course over the first two days of the cycling program at the Rio Games that the International Cycling Union was forced to defend it, pointing to a test event and numerous training opportunities that gave riders a chance to familiarize themselves with it.It didnt appear to do much good.The carnage began on Saturday when Giro d Italia winner Vincenzo Nibali and Colombia climber Sergio Henao were leading on the same slippery, technical descent. Nibali likely would have won gold had he been able to stay upright, but wound up heading to the hospital instead.His coach, Davide Cassani, said that the Italian broke his collarbone in the fall.Henao fractured the upper part of his pelvis in his wreck, while Australias Richie Porte broke his scapula in another crash, an accident that will keep him out of Wednesdays time trial.Geraint Thomas of Britain and Nelson Oliviera of Portugal also hit the pavement.It was anarchy out there, American rider Brent Bookwalter said.Nibali actually warned Italy teammate Elisa Longo Borghini about the chaotic final descent ahead of the womens race, so she took it a bit slower on Sunday and wound up earning a bronze medal.Anna van der Breggen of the Netherlands took gold.Its a difficult descent because you can go really fast but you also have to corner, she said. After the mens race I think we were all warned that we needed to take care of the descent and we did. Of course, if youre riding in front, maybe you take too much risk. I dont know.The course was widely regarded as the toughest in Olympic history, even before the first riders set off on it. Long stretches of flats gave way to pounding cobblestones that caused numerous mechanical issues, and a hard series of climbs shook up the fields even before Vista Chinesa.Then they came to the climb that defined both races.Olympic courses tend to be flat affairs with a few small climbs thrown in to spice things up -- nothing compared to the 10-kilometer climb in Rio. That means riders also rarely see such a hard, sharp descent, one that becomes all the more treacherous so close to a gold medal.Everybody wants to win. Yeah, everybodys taking risks, mens gold medalist Greg Van Avermaet said. Some guys probably went over the limit and thats why it happened. I think the road was pretty good. I was happy to stay safe. 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NEW YORK -- Former major league outfielder Nick Swisher says he is stepping away from the game to spend time with his wife and two daughters.In a series of posts to his Twitter account on Saturday, Swisher said he plans to keep training every day and evaluate my options for next season at the appropriate time.The 35-year-old Swisher hasnt appeared in a major league game this season. He was released by Atlanta late in spring training and signed a minor league contract with the New York Yankees in April.Swisher and his wife, JoAnna, recently welcomed their second daughter, Sailor Stevie.I dont think we would have signed him if we didnt want to take a look at him, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said before New York played at San Diego. We just felt some guys were ahead of him at the time. He was never called and I respect what he did. Rose Lavelle Jersey. 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NEW ORLEANS -- Former New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas told a jury Wednesday that he thought a heated argument between retired Saints star Will Smith and an irate driver had cooled -- but then he heard gunshots and turned to see his friend being gunned down. Cam Robinson Jersey .After the shooting stopped I stood there in shock. Telling myself that didnt happen, Thomas said, his voice shaking. Telling myself he didnt just kill one of my friends, my former teammate.Thomas, who spent eight seasons with the Saints, said he walked up to the SUV to confirm his fear, and peered through the passenger window to see Smiths body slouched over the steering wheel.Nobody disputes that Smiths killer was Cardell Hayes, 29, a former semi-pro football player and owner of a tow-truck business. At dispute in the second-degree murder trial is whether Hayes legitimately feared for his life in a post-collision confrontation with Smith and others.He also wounded Smiths wife, Racquel, in the legs, before surrendering to police at the scene.Thomas testimony is the latest to bolster the prosecutions scenario of how the shooting unfolded: The Smiths were out for the evening with friends after a festival in the French Quarter, and were traveling in three different vehicles.At one point, Smiths Mercedes SUV stopped short behind an orange Hummer, perhaps lightly striking it, before steering around it and continuing downtown. Moments later, the Hummer, driven by Hayes, rammed into the rear of Smiths vehicle, and both men got out to confront each other.Prosecutors and their witnesses say Racquel had calmed her husband and the argument had subsided when Hayes fired, hitting her in the legs, followed by a bullet to Smiths side and seven more in his back.In opening statements and cross examinations, defense attorneys John Fuller and Jay Daniels have questioned the credibility of prosecution witnesses while insisting that Hayes fired because he feared that Smith was returning to his vehicle to fetch his own gun.The Hummers crash into Smiths SUV, they suggested, was an accident that happened as Hayes was trying to report Smiths license plate number on a 911 call.Fuller noted that Smith had been drinking at the festival, a bar and two restaurants earlier that night, but Thomas insisted that Smith showed no signs of being out of control, and resisted suggestions during cross examination that he was trying to burnish Smiths image.I want justice, he told Fuller at one point.Thomas had been in a car that was ahead of the accident scene.Another Smith family friend, Rebecca Dooley testified Wednesday that Hayes shouted taunts at the slain mans body, sounding evil and showing no remorse.Dooley and her husband were riding with Smith and his wife when the Hummer slammed into them.They just both seemed angry: Will saying `You hit my car, `Mr. Hayes saying, `You hit me first, then back and forth, back and forth, Dooley testified.Dooley said her husband and Hayes passenger also had words, and that the passenger took a swing at her husband. But she said no physical contact was made among any of those arguing, and she too thought tempers had calmed.Then, she said: I see Mr. Hayes walking toward Will with a gun pointed at him. I hear shots fired. I see Wills body jolt.Look at you now. You were showing off, Dooley quoted Hayes as saying over Smiths slumped body.It just sounded like there was no remorse -- evil kind of sounding, Dooley testified.Then, she said, I heard Mr. Hayes say, `Wheres that white boy at?At that point I though he was looking for my husband, she said, but no other shots were fired.Contradicting a developing defense narrative, Dooley and Thomas said they never heard Smith threaten to fetch a gun before he was shot.Dooleys husband, Richard Hernandez, also took the stand Wednesday, and the defense pointed to inconsistencies in his testimony as well as a discrepancy between his account and what his wife apparently told police.Fuller noted that Hernandez testified at one point that the drivers were calm after the accident but also said he pulled his shirt off, expecting a fight. 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TROY, Ala. -- Jordon Varnado hit 10 of 12 field goals to total a career-high 27 points to lead Troy to a dominating 88-59 victory over Alabama A&M on Saturday.Varnado also grabbed five rebounds and blocked two shots. Jeremy Hollimon was 6 of 10 from the floor, making 3 of 4 from distance, for 18 points and Juan Davis Jr. added 12 points and pulled down eight rebounds for the Trojans (5-4).Troy jumped out to a 39-17 advantage to start the game and held a 48-24 halftime lead. Patrick Omameh Jersey. The Trojans, who nailed 8 of 15 from beyond the arc in the first half, made 13 of 30 (43.3 percent) for the game. They shot 33 of 69 from the floor while limiting the Bulldogs to 18-of-56 shooting.Alabama A&M is still looking for its first win of the season, falling to 0-7. Tracy Burnett led the Bulldogs with 12 points. 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. Jeff Locke Jersey . -- Alabama coach Nick Saban said he was almost embarrassed by his performance, and the Crimson Tide players were equally critical of themselves even after a four-touchdown victory.Clearly, No. 1 `Bama is its own harshest critic, which wasnt necessarily the case after last seasons loss to the next opponent, No. 19 Mississippi (1-1). The Tide (2-0) handled heavy underdog Western Kentucky 38-10 Saturday but found plenty to grumble about.That included a fumble that set up the Hilltoppers last-minute touchdown when the game was long ago decided.Thats bad ball, and thats bad football, Saban said. Thats not the kind of football we want to play here, and thats not the kind of football team we want to have. I dont know that Ive ever been this disappointed after winning a game, maybe ever.After an opening 52-6 thrashing of USC, Saban found a way to keep his team humble even in another lopsided win. He pointed out the plentiful flaws in the performance.The Tide committed 12 penalties, for one thing. A couple of dropped passes could have been touchdowns. Western Kentucky receiver Taywan Taylor had a 59-yard catch on a flea flicker to set up a first-half field goal.Theres a lot of lessons to be learned from this so hopefully well learn them before its too late, linebacker Ryan Anderson said. He said `Bama teams during his career who just tried to win, instead of aiming to dominate, didnt accomplish anything.But he figures words alone wont fix any problems.Talking never solved anything, Anderson said. Talking wont win us a game. Weve got to go out there and do it. Weve got to get better. Weve got to work harder.The 28-point win wasnt a total loss.Freshman quarterback Jalen Hurts passed for 287 yards and two touchdowns. Receivers Calvin Ridley and ArDarius Stewart had huge games, and the defense allowed 23 rushing yards on 22 attempts.Still, Saban didnt think his players heeded his weeklong message about guarding against arrogance and respecting the opponent.When youre arrogant, it makes you complacent and it creates a blatant disregard for doing things right, Saban said. If we dont start doing things right, were not going to have the kind of success that were capable of. So, well certainly focus on that. Its all my responsibility. We need to get the job done better. Im almost embarrassed that I didnt do a better job for my team.If it indeed was a wakeup call, it came at just the right time. Ole Miss is the only team to beat Alabama in each of the past two regular seasons and the Tide drew some heat for its mistake-filled performance last season.The Tide rebounded to win the national title. 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Finally.The Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker heads into Sundays game against the New York Giants without any limitations, ending a patience-testing stretch in which the 2015 first-round pick missed training camp then underwent sports hernia surgery before beginning the arduous process of getting back into what coach Mike Tomlin calls football shape.The initial step came against Cleveland two weeks ago, when Dupree made it on the field for a single snap. The next came on Thanksgiving in Indianapolis, where Dupree picked up his first two tackles in nearly 11 months in a 28-7 victory. Dupree was in the huddle for 20 plays against the Colts, enough to unleash weeks of pent up adrenaline. And almost enough for Dupree to start lobbying defensive coordinator Keith Butler and outside linebackers coach Joey Porter for more playing time.I will but I try not to because I dont want to get on their nerves, Dupree said with a laugh. Some people do it. Some people dont. I just dont get into it. Im right beside (the coaches). If they put me in, they put me in.And theyre most certainly going to put Dupree in against the surging Giants (8-3), who have only surrendered 13 sacks all season. Pittsburgh needs to make Eli Manning uncomfortable if it wants to end New Yorks six-game winning streak, something the Steelers have struggled to do against good teams this season. Only nine of Pittsburghs 24 sacks have come against teams with winning records.We want to get to the quarterback, Dupree said.Duprees return should help. He finished with four sacks as a rookie last fall, though all of them came over the first half of the season. He trimmed 20 pounds off his 6-foot-4 frame last spring and while he believes the hernia wasnt a result of trying to cut weight, he admits he was diagnosed after working out too much.Whatever the cause, Dupree insists its behind him and in a way, hes relieved. Doctors told him the injury was bound to happen at some point. By taking care of it now, hes optimistic it wont come back to haunt him in the future. Peyton Barber Jersey. Either way, hes encouraged with the added explosiveness. Hes not the only one.Hes moving good, Butler said. Is he moving faster? How fast you are only matters when youre playing on the field. So how fast does he play? He played at a pretty good pace the other night. So well see if he continues to get better.Tomlin saw enough to lock Dupree into the four-man rotation at outside linebacker alongside seemingly ageless James Harrison, leaving Jarvis Jones, Anthony Chickillo or Arthur Moats as the odd man out.As Bud gets up to speed, somebodys going to win, somebodys going to lose, Tomlin said. I dont care who wins. I think we all win if we play the hot hand and those are our intentions.Its a spot Dupree is thankful to be in after being placed on injured reserve at the end of training camp and enduring a setback early in his rehab that threatened his entire season. It was the first time in his football life hed been forced to sit and watch for an extended period of time. And it wasnt fun.I just tried to stay positive, he said. But was it easy? No, it wasnt.Dupree buried himself in the film room, and Butler believes the mental reps have allowed Dupree to quickly rise back up the depth chart. The goal now is to stay there. The way the Steelers move guys in and out of the lineup, he doesnt need to be ready for 60 snaps. If hes fresh for 40 or so, he thinks that will be enough to make an impact. Hes not as big as he was a year ago. Thats not necessarily a bad thing.Its not about that, Dupree said. Its about being flexible, being bendable, being loose. I just want to go out there and ball.Game notes G David DeCastro (ill), WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (foot) and RB D. Williams (knee) did not practice Wednesday. ... 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MARBLEHEAD, Ohio -- A longtime Cleveland Indians fan says he didnt think twice about giving up his plane seat to make sure former outfielder Kenny Lofton arrived in time to throw out the ceremonial first pitch as this years World Series began. Cheap NFL Jerseys Stitched .Ken Kostal, of Marblehead, says he was waiting to board a delayed flight from Los Angeles to Cleveland early Tuesday when he recognized Lofton, the speedy outfielder Kostal had watched when he was a season-ticket holder in the 1990s. When he overheard Lofton saying he wasnt sure hed get a seat on the plane, Kostal offered his seat, and a gate agent made the ticket swap.It all happened kind of fast, Kostal said, according to the Sandusky Register. I was actually out there for the National Chili Cook-off in Reno, Nevada. I later went to Los Angeles International Airport to get on my plane.The Indians rewarded Kostal for his generosity on Wednesday.Kostal said his interaction with Lofton was positive.He was very nice, Kostal said, according to the newspaper. I didnt think twice about it. I was glad to give him my ticket.He also snapped a selfie with Lofton, who did get to Cleveland and threw the first pitch before his former team beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0.He loves the Indians and Cleveland, Kostals wife, Diane, said, according to the Register. He grew up in that area. If he thought he could to do something to help someone, hed do it.Information from The Associated Press was used in this report. Wholesale Jerseys 2019 .Y. -- Sabres defenceman Tyler Myers had no intention of changing his hard-hitting style before taking part in a disciplinary hearing for his illegal check to New Jersey forward Dainius Zubrus head. Discount Jerseys .Y. - General manager Billy King says the Brooklyn Nets are looking to add a big man and confirmed the team worked out centre Jason Collins, who would become the first openly gay active NBA player if signed. . Belfort (24-10) needed just 77 seconds to down Henderson in the headlining bout of Saturdays "UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson" event at Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil. The fight served as a rematch of the pairs 2006 meeting, which Henderson won by decision.Rory McIlroy remains in the hunt for a fourth victory of the year after moving up the leaderboard during the second round of the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai. The world No 3 only posted two birdies an opening round 71, but fired a much-improved 66 on Friday to head in to the weekend within six strokes of midway pacesetter Hideki Matsuyama.McIlroy followed a front-nine 33 with three gains in a four-hole stretch after the turn, before following a sole blemish at the 16th by picking up a shot at the last to move inside the top 10. McIlroy sits in a tie for seventh after the opening two rounds Ive been able to come back from six behind with 18 to play, so over 36 holes a lot of things can happen, McIlroy told Sky Sports. I felt like I hit the ball very similar the first two days.I was just able to capitalise on some of the good drives that I hit today and being able to hole a few more putts makes a big difference at the end of the day. Hidekis playing very well and will be tough to catch, but from what I saw out there today, if I can keep that sort of golf going over the next two days I should have a chance.This weeks appearance marks McIlroys first competitive start since the Ryder Cup and a first tournament since winning last months Tour Championship. McIlrroy mixed six birdies with a sole blemish on Friday The FedExCup champion currently sits third in the Race to Dubai standings, with McIlroy still having the opportunity in the coming weeks to match Stensons 2013 achievement of winning both money lists in the same season. Wholesale NFL Jerseys China. Its a little difficult coming off two weeks of intense competition when your adrenalins pumping and its sometimes hard to get yourself back up for it, McIlroy added. The Northern Irishman has posted 12 worldwide top-10s in 2016 But its a WGC and I think after the FedEx Cup I needed to reassess my goals and try and do the double, win the Race to Dubai as well as what Ive already achieved this year. Watch NOW TV Watch Sky Sports for just £6.99. No contract. Theres a lot to play for and thats why its pretty easy to get motivated for the next few weeks.Watch the WGC-HSBC Championship throughout the weekend live on Sky Sports 4 - your home of golf. Live coverage begins on Saturday from 4am. Also See: Matsuyama sets Shanghai pace WGC-HSBC leaderboard WGC first round highlights Golf live on Sky Sports 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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