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/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal">SEATTLE -- With the New York Yankees facing an uphill climb to the playoffs, CC Sabathia picked a good time to return to form. 

Wholesale NFL Jerseys China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> .Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run homer and Sabathia pitched seven innings to win for the third time in two months, leading the New York Yankees over the Seattle Mariners 5-1 on Tuesday night.Sabathia (8-10) was 2-6 with a 6.78 ERA in his previous 11 starts. He gave up a run in the third inning on a triple by Leonys Martin and single by Ketel Marte, but allowed just one single and his lone walk over the next four innings.I think its really big, because hes the one guy on in our rotation that has been through this a lot and theres always been a lot put on his shoulders and he could really help, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said.Tommy Layne pitched a perfect eighth and Dellin Betances worked around a two-out single to finish the four-hitter.Seattle, which leads the majors with 62 home runs against left-handers, could muster little against Sabathia.The story tonight was our offense got just shut down, Mariners manager Scott Servais said. Thats the first time that has happened in a long time. Got to give credit to Sabathia. He threw the ball really well. Textbook, pitching 101, back and forth, changing speeds, on the edges, pitching inside. He was very effective against us tonight, obviously.After his recent struggles, Sabathia was pleased with his outing.It feels good. Were trying to win every game and to be able to be a part of that, feels good, he said. We were working the ball in and out really good, commanding both sides of the plate and I think that helped us out with two strikes.Taijuan Walker (4-8), recalled earlier in the day from Triple-A Tacoma, allowed four runs -- three earned -- and six hits in 5 2/3 innings, with three walks and five strikeouts.Ellsbury staked New York to a 3-1 lead in the fifth with his sixth home run, a two-run shot to right-center that followed a leadoff double by Ronald Torreyes.The Yankees made it 4-1 in the sixth when Mark Teixeira doubled, took third on Brian McCanns groundout and scored on Aaron Judges sacrifice fly to center.New York added an unearned run in the ninth when Ellsbury reached on a two-base error by left fielder Guillermo Heredia and scored on Didi Gregorius ground-rule double.SABATHIA AT HOME AT SAFECOSabathia improved to 9-1 with a 2.09 ERA in 13 career starts at Safeco Field, including 6-0 with a 1.07 ERA in his last seven starts. Overall, he is 13-6 against the Mariners with a 2.64 ERA, his lowest against any AL opponent.TRAINING ROOM:Yankees: RHP Anthony Swarzak, who took the loss after giving up Mike Zuninos go-ahead three-run homer in a 7-5 loss Monday, was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right rotator cuff inflammation. RHP Ben Heller, acquired from Cleveland in the trade for Andrew Miller on July 31, was called up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Heller also was with the Yankees from Aug. 11-13 but did not pitch.Mariners: RHP Tony Zych was recalled from a rehab assignment with Triple-A Tacoma and activated off the 60-day disable list Tuesday. Zych was 1-0 with a 3.00 ERA in 10 early season relief appearances before going on the 15-day DL (right rotator cuff tendinitis) in early May and was transferred to the 60-day DL on June 24. IF/OF Stefen Romero, who was called up Friday, was sent back to Tacoma.MORE MARINERS MOVES: To make room for Walker, the Mariners optioned RHP Cody Martin to Tacoma. Martin was called up Aug. 16, his third stint with Seattle this season. He made two spot starts without a decision, including Mondays 7-5 victory over the Yankees, when he allowed five runs and seven hits in 5 2/3 innings -- with all the runs coming on four home runs.UP NEXT:Yankees: RHP Masahiro Tanaka (10-4, 3.24 ERA) has won three consecutive starts for the first time since July 9-23 of 2015. He is 4-0 in four career starts against the Mariners, including 2-0 with a 1.69 ERA at Safeco Field. Tanaka will be facing former Japanese teammate Hisashi Iwakuma, with whom he played from 2007-11 with Rakuten. The two also met in April, with Tanaka getting the victory and Iwakuma the loss in a 4-3 Yankees win.Mariners: In a season of injuries, trades and roster shuffling, RHP Iwakuma (14-8, 3.78) has been the most consistent member of the rotation, leading in starts (25), victories and strikeouts. 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/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal">Its the second week of the new womens Super League. 

Air Max 2018 Cheap/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . Southern Vipers are playing Yorkshire Diamonds at the Ageas Bowl and the game is finely poised, with Diamonds 32 for 2 after seven overs, chasing 119. Vipers captain Charlotte Edwards, unsure where to turn, brings a 21-year-old left-arm spinner called Linsey Smith into the attack.Her first over is a wicket-maiden. Two overs later she removes Alex Blackwell with a brilliant head-high reflex catch. She finishes with 4 for 10, the best figures by any spinner in the entire tournament.Smith has never worn an England shirt, probably never hoped to wear one. She was not even named in the original Vipers squad; there is no handy profile of her to be found. ESPNcricinfo still has her down as a medium-pacer, although she switched to spin a while ago. The BBC commentators are baffled.Another day, another Vipers game, and an ECB employee - who shall remain nameless - wanders into the press box. After watching the oppositions innings, he turns to me and says: Who is that keeper, and why isnt she playing for England?That keeper is 22-year-old Carla Rudd, who was dropped from the Academy last year and is now fighting to remain in England contention.The Womens Cricket Super League was designed for players like Smith and Rudd.****Bridging the gap has been the Super Leagues catchphrase ever since its conception in June last year. This is the game-changer, said Clare Connor at the tournament announcement, for as many talented cricketers to be the best they can be; to drive a high-performance culture. Edwards agreed: Weve been crying out for this for a number of years, to bridge that gap between international cricket and county cricket.To understand that gap, it is important to be aware of the current domestic structure of womens cricket in England. It is entirely amateur: no money to be made by players; none available for paid coaches, none for support staff. The womens County Championship is played on Sundays (because players have jobs or studies during the week), on club pitches that are often not of the best quality. Some of these players barely train during the off season. Indoor net sessions are expensive when you dont have a ground to call your own. Its hard to see this as a sustainable model to create the England players of the future.Vipers coach Nick Denning, who had been the coach of Berkshire Women for several years prior to his appointment with Vipers, is well placed to compare the womens county set-up with that of the Super League: Professionalism is the main difference. We get our strength and conditioning coach, we get our physio, we get all these extra coaches, we get great facilities at the Ageas Bowl. You cannot replicate that in an amateur environment.Vipers Georgia Adams put it more succinctly: Its another level. This is where the ECBs £3 million worth of investment has gone. This is money well spent. This is the start of bridging the gap.It is not just about facilities. Connor has repeatedly said that the aspiration is for the Super League to provide a level of cricket that is semi-professional. And professionalisation is partly about pressure: how you handle it, what you do with it, whether it makes or breaks you in a match situation. The Super League provides that pressure.It has a different feel to county cricket. The stakes are higher - prize money and match fees - and the crowds are far, far bigger. For Adams, playing in front of 2240 spectators during the first Vipers game at the Ageas Bowl was an incredible experience: Looking out and seeing so many people, its completely new to me. Ive never played anything quite like this. Its brilliant.Some players thrived under the spotlight. Adams made 41 in that first game at the Ageas Bowl. Loughborough Lightnings young allrounder Paige Scholfield followed her lead in Lightnings very first home game, against Lancashire Thunder, entering the fray at 88 for 7, with her team chasing 165. The third delivery she faced was cut for four; England seamer Kate Cross was quickly dispatched for four boundaries in an over; and then there was a glorious six off Deandra Dottin. Eventually Scholfield was bowled, and Thunder won by six runs. It could have been a lot more.Scholfield admitted to being nervous walking out to bat in front of the 600-strong crowd. But, she said, the womens game is growing, so I guess weve got to get used to it if we want to play at that higher level. And its nice to have the home crowd behind you. For me I was nervous at the start, but then once we got going, it was a good backing behind us, and it almost builds your confidence really.Other players struggle to deal with the pressure. In Bristol against Western Storm, Surrey Stars lost a game they looked certain to win, thanks to a poor performance in the field: leaked runs and dropped chances. Just at the end, said captain Nat Sciver as she reflected on the defeat, when we needed a bit of composure, we put down a couple of catches. This has been a really good standard of tournament. It really shows what the step up is and for some of the county girls it is a little bit different. It is definitely a learning curve.But she promised to have a chat with the team and let them know that a bit of composure and calm can help, and in their very next game Stars pulled off three run-outs - the best a neat piece of work from 20-year-old Cordelia Griffith at short fine leg. The players were learning, game by game, what it meant to step up and deliver.They also learned from their team-mates - the six international players (three England, three overseas) in each of the squads. Sharing knowledge became another Super League catchphrase - as exemplified in several of the opening partnerships across the tournament.There was Adams, promoted to open with Suzie Bates at the last minute following an injury to Edwards. Adams paid tribute to Bates after the game: Her knowledge of the game and of the bowlers that we were facing - it just helped so much to keep me calm, keep me level out there… Suzie guided me through that innings.There was 18-year-old Bryony Smith, who looked in no way out of her depth alongside opening partner Tammy Beaumont as she played classical drives and cheeky ramp shots, taking on bowlers left and right, including the ferocious Katherine Brunt. Being around some of the girls here is just amazing, she said, after making 31 at The Oval. It gives you something to aim for.And then there was Emma Lamb, also 18, who opened in every game for Lancashire Thunder alongside her captain, New Zealander Amy Satterthwaite, and who - with scores of 25, 26, 34, 27 and 10, all at a strike rate of over 100 - was the only non-international player to feature among the top ten group-stage run scorers. To see the young ones like her blossom in this tournament has been really great, said Satterthwaite. Bryony Smith played similarly for Surrey and thats just what England will want to see from those players.These players were asked to shine among the worlds best. Those who managed it surely are the stars of the future.****I spoke to Linsey Smith after her 4 for 10 for Vipers. She seemed shell-shocked, perhaps unable to quite believe that she was the story of the day. I might just have been the first journalist to ever ask her for an interview.I wont be the last. Suddenly everyone knew her name. A review of the inaugural Super League is not complete without a mention of Smith. When she came on to bowl on Finals Day, everyone sat up, knowing that this was a player who could make things happen. It was the kind of scrutiny that some of these players had never experienced before, but which, as the womens game grows, they will need to learn to deal with.Smith seemed to be handling it just fine, thanks. I feel amazing, she said. Its a massive honour to be part of the Vipers, with such a huge variety of players at such different levels, and some world-class players. To get out there on a big stage like this is great.The Ageas Bowl, she says, is her new favourite cricket ground.****Some Super League players will grow into international cricket. Others will not. But all have had an opportunity never before on offer to English domestic female cricketers.For Smith, nothing has ostensibly changed: she went back to county cricket last weekend, and is headed back to university in September. But everything has changed, too. As a player, she said, it has helped me get better and better. Its a huge opportunity.That is the power of Super League. That is bridging the gap. Vapormax College Blue/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . Defenceman Yannick Weber scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and the Canucks breathed a sigh of relief with a 2-1 win on Saturday night. Nike Air Max Tn Plus/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . No. 13-seeded John Isner and No. 21 Philipp Kohlschreiber were among six players who dropped out of the tournament on Tuesday, joining No. 12 seed Tommy Haas and two other players who withdrew on Monday.>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . "Jeff is a hard worker who was an important special-teams contributor for us last season," said Stamps GM John Hufnagel. GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers running back James Starks underwent surgery for a torn meniscus in his knee and will likely miss several weeks, according to Fox Sports.He had been ruled out for Sundays game against the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday. The veteran backup reported some pain in his knee after a workout Tuesday.Starks spent most of the past week out of town to attend his grandmothers funeral.The injury leaves the Packers in a difficult spot, considering that?Eddie Lacy has a left ankle injury that prevented him from finishing last Sundays game against the New York Giants. 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Cheap NFL Jerseys China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . -- No. 3 Michigan had its weakest passing performance in 15 years. Playing without Wilton Speight was quite a challenge.Fortunately for the Wolverines, senior running back DeVeon Smith had the best game of his career.Smith ran for two touchdowns in a 3:33 span late in the third quarter and finished with a career-high 158 yards rushing, helping Michigan shake off Indiana for a 20-10 win Saturday.John OKorn made his first start for the Wolverines (10-1, 7-1, No. 4 AP), replacing their injured starting quarterback, and the redshirt junior struggled to lead an offense that was averaging 45 points and 232 yards passing.Luckily, our run game and our O-line had my back, OKorn said.Indeed.OKorn was 7 of 16 yards for just 59 yards, the fewest yards passing for Michigan since John Navarre threw for 58 in a win over Wisconsin on Nov. 17, 2001.Im not real pleased with the way I threw the ball, but thats part of the battling the elements, OKorn said on a blustery day that left the field covered in snow in the fourth quarter.OKorns best play was a 30-yard run, escaping a collapsed pocket on third down to set up Smiths shifty, 34-yard run on the next snap that put the Wolverines up 13-10 with 4:02 left in the third. Smiths 39-yard run later in the quarter made it 20-10.That was huge, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said. We were struggling, making third-down conversions. And there was not just one, but two defenders pressuring John.For two-plus quarters, it looked as if the Hoosiers (5-6, 3-5) might earn one of the most significant wins in school history. Indiana has beaten only one top-five team, No. 3 Purdue in 1967, the last year it won at Michigan Stadium, in school history. The Hoosiers havent knocked off a top-10 team since beating No. 9 Ohio State in 1987.Indianas Richard Lagow was 14 of 29 for 191 yards and Devine Redding was held to 50 yards rushing on 22 carries a week after running for 108 yards and two touchdowns in a loss to then-No. 12 Penn State.Offense did some things they needed to against a great defense, Indiana coach Kevin Wilson said. Just wasnt good enough.THE TAKEAWAYIndiana: The Hoosiers have been good enough to be competitive with ranked teams this season. Thats a sign of improvement, but theyre not celebrating keeping it close.We just got to find a way to finish, linebacker Tegray Scales said. We came out second half, didnt have the same juice we had at the beginning of the game.If Indiana avoids getting upset by rival Purdue at home, it will earn consecutive bowl bids for the first time since 1990 and 1991.Michigan: The Wolverines desperately need to get Speight healthy enough to play at No. 2 Ohio State next weekend. He beat out OKorn for the job this season behind closed doors at practice. In public, it was easy to see why Harbaugh chose Speight ahead of OKorn. The Houston transfer missed open receivers when he had time and looked flustered when his offensive line didnt do its job in pass protection.He did a lot of good things, Harbaugh insisted.POLL IMPLICATIONSDespite the relatively lackluster win, Michigan may stay where they are in The Associated Press college football poll and College Football Playoff rankings.MICHIGAN MANFormer LSU coach Les Miles, who played at Michigan and was a Bo Schembechler assistant, attended the game and reiterated his interest in coaching again.UP NEXTIndiana: The Boilermakers will have a shot to spoil the Hoosiers shot to become bowl eligible.Michigan: The Buckeyes are waiting, aiming for their fifth straight win in the series and 12th in 13 years. If the Wolverines pull off the upset, they will advance to the Big Ten title game with a chance to win their first Big Ten title since 2004 and earn a spot in the playoff.This one is for the all the marbles, Jabrill Peppers said. 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Zebo joins Keith Earls and Darren Sweetnam in the back three, with Sweetnam one of three changes to the side that lost 16-13 to Leinster earlier in the month.Dave OCallaghan makes way for CJ Stander, who moves from No 8 to accommodate the incoming Jack ODonoghue, while Mike Sherry making a return at hooker. Second-placed Connacht have won two of their last three fixtures against Munster, but have never achieved a season double over their neighbours.Connacht were beaten 33-32 by Grenoble in the Challenge Cup quarter-finals last week, and they too have made three changes to their side, with one enforced.With Danie Poolman injured, Matt Healy returns to the left wing while Robbie Henshaw is named at full-back. Academy centre Peter Robb partners Bundee Aki in midfield and the half-back pairing of Shane OLeary and scrum-half Kieran Marmion is retained. With the weather promising to hold up, its set up to be a cracker of a game - the sort of rugby you want to be playing in front of a big crowd at this time of the season. Connacht coach Pat Lam Aly Muldowney packs down next to Ireland international Ultan Dillane in the second row, while Eoin McKeon has recovered from illness to start in the back row with Sean OBrien and No 8 John Muldoon.Jack Carty is in line to make his first appearance since having his spleen removed ten weeks ago as he is named on the bench.Its another big challenge tomorrow bbut were very excited by it, said Connacht coach Pat Lam. Wholesale NFL Jerseys China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal">. We have a lot of respect for Munster and what they have achieved. I have no doubt that as a province with huge history and pride they will come here with intensity and focus. Connachts Robbie Henshaw shifts to full-back for the visit of Munster We will need to continue to channel our work ethic and physicality into our team structures to get the valuable points on offer.  With the weather promising to hold up, its set up to be a cracker of a game - the sort of rugby you want to be playing in front of a big crowd at this time of the season.Connacht: 15 Robbie Henshaw, 14 Niyi Adeolokun, 13 Bundee Aki, 12 Peter Robb, 11 Matt Healy, 10 Shane OLeary, 9 Kieran Marmion; 1 Denis Buckley, 2 Tom McCartney, 3 Finlay Bealham, 4 Ultan Dillane, 5 Aly Muldowney, 6 Sean OBrien, 7 Eoin McKeon, 8 John Muldoon (c).Replacements: 16 Jason Harris-Wright, 17 Ronan Loughney, 18 JP Cooney, 19 Andrew Browne, 20 James Connolly, 21 John Cooney, 22 Jack Carty, 23 Fionn Carr.Munster: 15 Simon Zebo, 14 Darren Sweetnam, 13 Francis Saili, 12 Rory Scannell, 11 Keith Earls, 10 Johnny Holland, 9 Conor Murray; 1 James Cronin, 2 Mike Sherry, 3 Stephen Archer, 4 Donnacha Ryan, 5 Billy Holland, 6 CJ Stander (c), 7 Tommy ODonnell, 8 Jack ODonoghue.Replacements: 16 Niall Scannell, 17 Dave Kilcoyne, 18 John Ryan, 19 Robin Copeland, 20 Jordan Coghlan, 21 Tomás OLeary, 22 Ian Keatley, 23 Andrew Conway.Watch Connacht take on Munster live on Sky Sports 5 from 7pm this Saturday. Catch all the action for £6.99 with a NOW TV day pass. Cheap NFL Jerseys/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Cheap NFL Jerseys China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Cheap Jerseys From China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Wholesale Jerseys China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Cheap NFL Jerseys China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> NFL Cheap Jerseys/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> ' ' '

/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal">After the tragic death of Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández on Sunday, there was an outpouring of grief and support around the baseball world. 

Air Max 2017 Cheap Sale/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . Teams and players saluted Fernández by writing tributes to him on their uniforms, and Marlins players all wore Fernándezs name and number for Monday nights game against the Mets. Following that game, the Marlins added a 16 memorial patch.The Marlins numerical tribute Monday night was unprecedented for a contemporary player (the only other MLB instance of everyone wearing the same number is the annual Jackie Robinson Day ritual, when all uniformed personnel wear No. 42), but the basic concept of memorializing a fallen comrade on an MLB uniform wasnt new or surprising. Its something weve come to expect.The surprising thing is that it used to be more the exception than the rule.Consider this: Big league baseball existed for nearly a century before the first memorial patch appeared in 1973. Up until then, a team only marked a notable death by wearing either black crêpe or black armbands. And the bar for being memorialized on a uniform during the armband was extremely high. When Lou Gehrig died in 1941 -- Lou Gehrig! -- the Yankees didnt wear an armband for him. Neither did any other team.The number of patches and other memorials has definitely increased over the years, said Tom Shieber, senior curator at the National Baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown, who charts the history and progression of uniform-borne memorials on the Halls website. Its a phenomenon that was a lot easier to keep track of in the old days than it is today. According to Shiebers records, only 10 MLB teams wore black memorial armbands in the 1950s and 60s combined. By comparison, at least eight MLB teams have worn memorial patches this season alone. And get this: There have already been more memorials appearing on MLB uniforms since the year 2000 than there were during the entire century of the 1900s.Whats the reason for the increased pace of uniform memorials? It appears that there are several explanations -- some logistical, some cultural and most of them interrelated:? Part of it is just a numbers game -- there are more teams and more players now than there were in, say, 1965. From a simple actuarial standpoint, that means there are more MLB-affiliated people who are, sadly, going to die, which in turn means there will be more situations that call for uniform memorials.? In addition, the scope of whos considered to be memorial-worthy has become much broader and more inclusive. Teams now routinely wear patches for deceased broadcasters, clubhouse managers, groundskeepers, minority owners, owners spouses, scouting directors and other figures who never would have been honored in years past.? Moreover, as sports teams have increasingly viewed themselves as part of the fabric of their local communities, uniform memorials have expanded to include the victims of natural disasters, mass shootings, or other public tragedies, as well as fallen civic and political leaders.? Culturally speaking, we now appear to be in a less stoic, more expressive era, where outward gestures of all sorts -- including expressions of grief or sympathy in response to death -- are much more common and acceptable than they used to be. One result of that is that the sports worlds default response to a death is to acknowledge it in some way on a uniform. Even the patches themselves have become more expressive, with simple numbers or initials often giving way to more elaborate designs.That spirit of expressiveness can even extend into the opposing dugout. In 2013, for example, the Angels wore a memorial patch for longtime team orthopedist Dr. Lewis Yocum. When the Mariners came to Anaheim for a three-game series in June of that year, several Seattle players wore the Yocum patch, creating the once-unthinkable scenario of players on one team wearing the patch of another team.? The explosion of sports media coverage, social media and jersey merchandising (and, um, uniform columnists) has led to much more attention being paid to small uniform details. One result of this is that fans now expect and sometimes even demand that a team respond to a death on its uniform.? Finally, the advent of digital design software and digitally driven embroidery machinery has made it much easier for patches to be designed and produced very quickly. What once took days can now often be done in hours, so adding a patch is much simple than it used to be.Add all of that together and you have our current remembrance-intensive uniform scene. But it took a while to get here. Black armbands didnt give way to memorial patches until 1973, when the Pirates wore a 21 patch for Roberto Clemente, who had died in a winter plane crash during a humanitarian mission. And even then, the Pirates took a series of steps before wearing the patch. They wore a simple strip of black fabric during spring training, then briefly covered the fabric with what appears to have been a paper cut-out (details on that part of the story are sketchy), and then finally adopted the regular patch.If you look again at the list of uniform memorials compiled by Shieber, the Hall of Fame curator, you can see that patches didnt immediately catch on in the wake of the Clemente patch. With a couple of exceptions, black armbands remained the standard for the next 10 years or so, until patches began to overtake them in the mid-1980s. Today the black armband is nearly extinct (perhaps it deserves its own memorial). The last team to wear one on an extended basis -- as opposed to a one- or two-game placeholder stint until a patch was ready to go -- was the 2012 Red Sox, who wore a black band for Johnny Pesky on their road jerseys but used a patch on their home and alternate jerseys.As uniform memorials have spread, theyve also become more personal, with players increasingly inclined to add their own memorial messaging to their uniforms, regardless of whether the team has added a patch. Technically speaking, this practice violates MLB uniform rules, but team and league officials tend to allow it these days.Most of these personal memorials take the form of handwritten notes on the players caps, but a few players have gotten more creative. After Cardinals pitcher Darryl Kile passed away in 2002, for example, teammate Jason Simontacchi saluted him via a memorial ankle-band -- presumably the only such accessory ever worn in MLB history. And when another Cardinals pitcher, Josh Hancock, died in 2007, his former college teammate Tim Hudson, then pitching for the Braves, had Hancocks initials sewn onto his jersey.Still, no memorial gesture -- team-based, league-based, or personal -- can top what the Marlins did for Fernández on Monday night, with the entire team wearing his jersey. Itll be interesting to see if other teams do something similar when the next tragedy inevitably strikes. Heres hoping we have to wait a long time to find out.Would you like to nominate a uniform or uni element to be showcased in a future Friday Flashback installment? Send your suggestions here.Paul Lukas still thinks the best memorial patch worn by any team in any sports is the fedora patch that the Dallas Cowboys wore for Tom Landry in 2000. If you like patches, youll probably like his Uni Watch Blog, plus you can follow him on Twitter and Facebook. 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He showed that cotton to the WMU players and fans gathered for the bowl announcement inside while it was snowing outside.Well, theres a lot of cotton falling from the sky here in Kalamazoo today, a lot accumulating on the ground, Fleck said during the ESPN selection show. How ironic.During a team meeting last January, just weeks after the Broncos first-ever bowl victory, Fleck displayed to his team a logo of the Cotton Bowl, the destination this season for the highest-ranked champion from the Group of Five.Wisconsin is also going to its first Cotton Bowl. The Badgers lost the Big Ten championship game and a chance to get back to the Rose Bowl for the first time since going to Pasadena at the end of three consecutive seasons (2010-12).Badgers coach Paul Chryst said while his team was disappointed with their Big Ten finish, the Cotton Bowl and the opponent will be make it easier for them to get re-focused.One of the stories of the year, and that will grab our kids attentions, Chryst said of WMU. It will be a challenge for us.While the West Division champion Badgers are officially the Big Ten runner-ups, they are behind three of the conferences East Division teams in the final College Football Playoff rankings and AP Top 25 -- trailing Ohio State, Penn State and Michigan.The Badgers 15 consecutive bowl games is the longest streak in the Big Ten.Some other things to know about Western Michigan and Wisconsin going to the Cotton BowlMALL SUCCESSES: This is the third season of the College Football Playoff, which offers a spot for the highest-ranked Group of Five champion in one of the New Years Six games. The first two have won their games. Boise State beat Arizona 38-30 in the Fiesta Bowl two years ago, and Houston beat Florida State 38-24 in the Peach Bowl last season.BEATING THE BIG TEN: Western Michigan has played -- and beaten -- two Big Ten teams this season. The Broncos opened their season with a 22-21 win at Northwestern, and two weeks later won 34-10 at Illinois. Western Michigan has played Wisconsin four times before -- all of those early-season games in Madison, Wisconsin. The Badgers won the last meeting 19-7 in 2000, two years after Western Michigan got its only win in the series.THIS WAS THE GOAL: Wide receiver Corey Davis had already had three standout seasons for Western Michigan, and could have possibly been a high NFL draft pick had he left after his junior year. But Fleck said Davis returned to finish the job he started with his teammates, to become a MAC champion. Davis has 91 catches for 1,427 yards and 18 TDs this season, and 325 receptions for 5,205 yards and 51 TDs overall.NOT FIRST VISIT: Wisconsin previously played at AT&T Stadium, the home of the NFLs Dallas Cowboys, in losing its 2015 season opener 35-17 to Alabama. While this will be Western Michigans first game at the stadium that started hosting the Cotton Bowl seven years ago, Fleck coached there as a receivers coach with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2012, and attended the first CFP championship game there two seasons ago.BIG TEN IN COTTON: Before Michigan State played in the Cotton Bowl the last two years, including the national semifinal game loss to Alabama last season, the only Big Ten team that had ever played in the Cotton Bowl had been Ohio State. The Buckeyes beat Texas A&M in the 1987 Cotton Bowl.---More AP college football: and . Jordan Sneakers For Sale Online/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . -- Matt Ryan needed one of the best games of his career to lead the Falcons and their depleted offence out of their three-game losing streak last week. Air Jordan Retro 4 Cement/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . 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We had to win in whatever way we could, he told broadcaster TyC Sports.I was glad to be back to help this group of players, who fight to the death for every point.Coach Gerardo Martino told reporters in Santiago: Leo played a very good first half, had the ball a lot and felt comfortable.In the second half, he had very little of the ball and that complicates things for Leo, because he likes to play.Argentina now occupy the fourth and final qualifying place in the 10-team group, though Brazil would overtake them with a win or a draw against Uruguay on Friday night. Argentina came from behind to beat Chile 2-1 Martinos side take on Bolivia on Wednesday and he said: It was very important for us to get this win, the qualifiers now look different. Air Jordan Retro 11 Bred/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal">. t required a lot of hard work but the players gave everything.For us it is very important to get the six points at stake in this international window, because then we would go to the Copa America just thinking about that and not looking over our shoulders knowing that we need points in the qualifiers.Di Maria responded to his goal by making a silencing gesture towards the home crowd, who had revelled in their teams win over Argentina in last years Copa America final.But Martino said: This was not a revenge for us, we must never suggest so.Chile was the champion of America and now if we celebrate, it is only for the three points we rescued. Chile are one of the toughest teams in the world. Also See: How did your players get on? 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Would I have to look over at an interpreter on the bench every time we needed to say something to each other? I was thinking maybe wed have earpieces or something.When I finally met him, I realized two things: he does speak English and not only does he speak it, he has an amazing sense of humor.I loved seeing his personality come out more and more over the years as he got more comfortable in Houston. Thats how I really learned what an amazing person he is. He will sometimes just pretend he doesnt speak English -- he does that even to this day!I remember when he came to my wedding reception in 2006. My family and friends were so excited and they all wanted to take pictures and get autographs, and he pretended he couldnt understand them. I just had to sit back and laugh.Man, you never really get over his size, a guy who is 7-foot-6 and that big. Even now when we stand next to each other, I cant get over it.Thats why Yao getting into the Hall of Fame is so deserved. His skills for a man his size were just unbelievable. He could do everything. He could post up, score with either hand, shoot a jumper, he had an array of moves. He could block shots. He passed so well and thats so rare for a guy his size.?Id never played with a big man of his caliber. I didnt know he was that skilled before I came to the Rockets, but then I saw it every day in practice, every day before games, after games. He really put in the work to perfect his craft -- he even took our technical foul shots because he was that great of a free throw shooter.He had a mean streak, too. Youd see it come out whenever hed get dunked on.Then there was Yaos impact on the global game. You have to understand, before him, basketball wasnt popular in China. I had made trips there before he came into the league, and there was basketball, but it wasnt a part of the Chinese culture. Maillot Draxler Psg/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal">. 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Your mum will look forward to you coming home. I just sold it that way.Last year, Lowe could tell hed had enough.As Williams himself put it, the second achilles injury put the dagger in and thoughts of premature retirement had crossed his mind.Then, a few games into his comeback for the under-21s in March he fractured his cheekbone.To top it off, Middlesbrough decided not to extend his contract just after their promotion to the competition hed dreamt about most - the Premier League.He made the decision to reignite his career in Perth, where he could bring up his son closer to his family.Perth play Melbourne City at AAMI Park on Friday night. Jordan 12 Cherry Red/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . Those lessons were more than enough to overwhelm the Utah Jazz. 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NEW YORK -- Coming off two 100-point seasons and their best playoff run in 23 years, the New York began this season with high hopes. Things havent been working out so well.Sixteen games into the season -- about one-fifth of the way through -- the Islanders are having trouble scoring goals and the losses are piling up.With just one win in the last seven games (1-3-3), they are in last place in the Eastern Conference and their 40 goals ranks just above the bottom one-third in the conference and the league overall.I have not found the combinations to give us some offense, coach Jack Capuano said after the team was shut out for the first time this season Monday night. Its on me to find guys to play with certain guys. Our guys are well prepared for games. We have to be able to find some offense.The Islanders were booed through much of their latest loss -- 4-0 to Tampa Bay -- by the home fans looking for another strong season after finally reaching the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 1993 .I understand the frustration of the fans and frustration of the players, Capuano said. but for me, as a coach, Im behind these guys. I want them to succeed.Two months after their postseason ended last spring, the Islanders lost long-time stars Kyle Okposo, Frans Nielsen and Matt Martin on the first day of free agency , and replaced them with Andrew Ladd and Jason Chimera. The departed trio combined for 52 goals and 83 assists last season, while the two newcomers have totaled three goals and five assists so far.Capuano has shuffled the lines all season, searching for the right combinations -- especially for captain John Tavares, who spent most of the latter part of last season on the top line with Okposo and Nielsen. Ladd and Chimera began the season with Tavares. Chimera was then replaced by Josh Bailey. Ladd was then dropped down, with Shane Prince initially taking his place, but Cal Clutterbuck has been moved up there the last five games. The changes have rippled on the other lines as well.Tavares is still confident the team can turn things around.Howw many games do we got left, he said. Buy Jordan 12 Flu Game/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal">. You just keep going, keep working. You find your way out of it. Obviously we dont want to be in the spot that were in, but were not going to quit. We just got to stay positive and stay together. Therea plenty of time for improvement with 66 games remaining, but it needs to start soon. The Islanders are seven points out of a playoff spot, but would need to jump over eight teams just to get in the Easts second wild-card spot.Obviously it feels like everything is against us right now, Tavares said. Theres a long way to go at this point in the year. ... All you can do is work to sway the momentum, get some good results and try to build some momentum off that and build confidence.A strong home team the last two years, the Islanders had a chance to get off to a good start with their next game -- on Friday night against defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh -- being their 12th out of the first 17 at Barclays Center. The Islanders head into that 5-4-2 on home ice. That will be followed by a three-game trip to California next week with the team still looking for its first road win after going 0-4-1 in the first five.We have to get back practicing hard, get ready to go, obviously a big game Friday night and a big road trip, defenseman Travis Hamonic said. We just have to keep pushing forward. No ones feeling sorry for us.The poor start has put Capuano on the hot seat and with the coach repeatedly taking the blame for the teams scoring troubles, the pressure will likely only build.I can only control what I can control, Capuano said when asked if he was concerned whether general manager Garth Snow might consider a coaching change. Thats not my decision. I come to the rink every day like everybody else and work extremely hard. ... 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Undefeated Minnesota and Denver are third and fourth.But while they might not be our Super Bowl favorites, Minnesota and Denver have very strong odds to make it to the postseason because of their 4-0 records.?Each week from now until the end of the regular season, well be taking a look at the playoff odds for all 32 teams in the NFL.For a full explanation on how we calculate each teams playoff odds, see the bottom of the article.AFC PLAYOFF PREDICTIONSFAVORITES1. Denver Broncos (4-0)Odds of making playoffs: 80.4 percentThe Broncos had by far their best defensive game of the season against Tampa Bay in Week 4, climbing to fifth in defensive DVOA. Theyre also still in the top 10 on offense, one of the major surprises of the early season. Right now the biggest hurdle between the Broncos and another AFC West title is that the AFC West is the best division in the game. All three of Denvers division rivals also have an above-average DVOA through four weeks.2. 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Durham 244 (Gurney 6-61) and 83 for 3 lead Nottinghamshire 313 (Libby 144, Lumb 82) by 14 runsScorecard Jake Libby went close to carrying his bat for Nottinghamshire in their Specsavers County Championship match against Durham at Chester-le-Street.But after batting for three full sessions to make 144 the 23-year-old opener was last out with the total on 313, a lead of 69.The Durham openers then put on 67 but they ended the day on 83 for three, only 14 ahead, with Keaton Jennings unbeaten on 34. Mark Stoneman edged Steven Mullaney to slip for 39, then Scott Borthwick fell for nought when he padded up to a straight one from Harry Gurney.With three overs left Imran Tahir came on and skidded a quicker one through an attempted pull to bowl Jack Burnham for three. Libbys progress has stuttered, partly through injury last year, since he made a century on debut at the end of the 2014 season. 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/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal">COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Ohio State Buckeyes?appear to be getting an offensive lift with the return of wide receiver Dontre Wilson. 

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Maillot Thiago Silva/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . -- Rasheem Watts scored 19 points and Tim Rowe added another 17 off the bench as Southern Mississippi kept Alabama A&M winless through four games with a 63-55 win Monday night.Kevin Hollands jumper with 1:26 left gave the Golden Eagles an 11-point lead, 61-50. DeEdrick Petty got the Bulldogs within six, 61-55 in the final minute, but Southern Miss tacked on a pair of Rowe free throws for the final margin.Southern Miss held a 38-27 lead at intermission. Watts dunked 14 seconds into the second half to make it a 13-point lead, but the Golden Eagles did not score again until Watts layup with 16:03 left.Watts was 6 of 7 from the field and 7 of 8 from the line for Southern Miss. Rowe was 5 of 7 from the field and 6-for-6 from the line and grabbed nine rebounds.Petty finished with 10 points for Alabama A&M. Maillot Neymar Psg/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . The Americans, skipped by John Shuster, seized the advantage in the eighth end by scoring five points for a 7-3 lead. The Czechs pulled two back in the ninth, but Shusters team of third Jeff Isaacson, second Jared Zezel and lead John Landsteiner ended with another point to secure the last Olympic berth on offer. Paris Saint Germain Maillot/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . Ancelotti says Ronaldo has recovered from a hamstring injury but "but he doesnt feel comfortable yet so we wont risk him." Madrid is third in the Spanish league, six points behind leader Barcelona, going into Saturdays game against Valladolid.>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> .875,000, avoiding arbitration. Clippards deal Monday means all eight Nationals players who filed for arbitration wound up settling before a hearing. OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics have landed another top Cuban prospect, agreeing to terms with versatile outfielder Lazaro Armenteros on Saturday.He receives a $3 million signing bonus from Oakland, which originally signed Yoenis Cespedes before the 2012 season.The As also agreed to terms with Dominican players third baseman George Bell, shortstops Marcos Brito and Yerdel Vargas, and center fielder Kevin Richards. Each of the new acquisitions will report to the clubs Dominican training facility and later to Arizona for instructional league this fall.As assistant general manager and scouting chief Dan Feinstein took the lead on acquiring Armenteros, nicknamed Lazarito. The As have been watching him seriously for two years.Its exciting. The scouts and Dan really did a grreat job with this, manager Bob Melvin said. Maillot Goncalo Guedes/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal">. Quite the find getting Lazarito. ... I did see a picture where he looks pretty cut up physically.The 17-year-old Armenteros, a right-handed hitter with speed and a body Feinstein likened to that of a young Frank Thomas, batted .462 for Cuba in the 15-and-under World Cup in Mexico two years ago. He hit .416 with a league-leading six home runs in Cubas 15-and-under league.To say we are excited to add this level of talent to our minor league system would be an understatement, Feinstein said. Our International scouts work tirelessly throughout the year, and its great to see those efforts rewarded. Cheap NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Cheap Jerseys From China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Wholesale Jerseys China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Cheap NFL Jerseys China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> NFL Cheap Jerseys/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> ' ' '
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