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Psyonix achievement that cellophane goalposts will Rocket League Items accomplish for added constant afterimage in every arena,but it will aswell be absolutely optional.Players will be able to about-face the affection off and on in the options menu.

Transparent goalposts aren't the abandoned affair advancing to Rocket League in its Autumn Update.Developer Psyonix arise today that it will aswell be affective to Accepted Arenas abandoned for both Aggressive and Casual matches if Aggressive Analysis 6 gets underway.Accepted versions of the Wasteland and Starbase ARC arenas will be formed out as allotment of the update,while the "classic" versions,renamed to Badlands and ARCtagon,will be belted to Private and offline matches.

"While we still amount the array that non-Standard Arenas brought to the map rotation,we no best anticipate the allowances outweighs the downsides they bring," Psyonix wrote."We apologize to those who will be aghast with this change but,ultimately,we accept to act in what we anticipate are the best interests of the bold and the association at large."

lolgavip May 11
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The Frosty Fest Event Crate will also drop randomly after online matches, so you don’t have to purchase anything to take part and get the exclusive, limited items. Decryptors were the most popular item during the previous event, allowing players to open crates without having to buy a key. They were limited to only three Decryptors though, which is something that will change for the Rocket League Frosty Fest Event.The Event ends on January 2nd, so be sure to Rocket League Items get playing.

Rocket League developer Psyonix just announced the addition of a brand new crate full of cosmetic items for fans to unlock. Debuting on December 4th, the Velocity Crate adds a ton of 80’s themed items, including a brand new car that fits perfectly with the aesthetic of the decade. Neon lights with harsh angles make for a cool new addition to the Rocket League experience. Check out what else you can get in these new Velocity Crates below.

xingwang May 11
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The new general manager of the Edmonton Eskimos says theyve checked most of the items off their must-do list as they prepare for the 2013 CFL season. "Retaining the services of coach Kavis Reed was the No. 1 factor on that list," said Hervey, who got the nod after former general manager Eric Tillman got the boot in 2012. Hervey also pointed to steps made to bolster an offence that left the Eskimos last in the West last season. One of the first was to obtain the services of quarterback Mike Reilly from the B.C. Lions before he hit the free-agent market. After Tillman traded Ricky Ray to Toronto, the Eskimos struggled at quarterback with Stephen Jyles, Kerry Joseph and Matt Nichols rotating through the position. Reilly isnt guaranteed the starters spot, Hervey emphasized, and must go head-to-head with Nichols to win that right, but he gives the team more options. "We felt by obtaining Mike Reilly it would give us depth at that position which has (also) now created, in our opinion, a fine quarterback battle between he and Matt Nichols." Hervey also says theyve complemented the explosive scatback style of Hugh Charles with signings like that of import John White, better suited to take over should Charles go down again. Theyre the same size and the team will be able to maintain the same style of ground game, said Hervey. Edmonton did make the playoffs thanks to weak Eastern teams that allowed for a crossover but fell victim to Ray and the Toronto Argonauts in the East semifinal. Hervey said theyve worked to bolster the offensive line with moves such as a trade with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for the services of non-import Carson Rockhill. "We felt that our need (was) to get bigger, more physical and more athletic on the offensive line. (It) was an area we needed to improve." He said they made it a priority to retain key free agents such as linebacker J.C. Sherritt and defensive end Marcus Howard and locked up slotback Fred Stamps early. They also nabbed free agent Odell Willis from under the nose of the Saskatchewan Roughriders, minutes after he supposedly hit the market, which earned them a $10,000 fine from the CFL for tampering. "We feel the need to get to the quarterback was important," said Hervey. Willis has a talent for sacking quarterbacks but he also has a reputation for off-field behaviour that cost him his job with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Unlike the Bombers, the Eskimos arent getting a new stadium this season, but President Len Rhodes says fans will be getting new seats. All 58,000 will be replaced at Commonwealth as the season progresses but the last wont go into until the fall, he said. Hervey says the team not only wanted to improve its roster for 2013, it wanted to improve its draft position. The Eskimos couldnt get into the first round but did acquire defensive end Stefan Charles with the 10th pick. Like a lot of top draft picks this season, hes still trying chances in the NFL but Hervey says good players are worth the wait. The Eskimos have made some coaching changes for 2013 with the return of CFL veterans Greg Marshall and Doug Sams. Marshall has taken over as defensive co-ordinator while Sams is the new offensive co-ordinator. Marshall goes back to the early part of the last decade with the Eskimos but Sams dates back to the 1987 Grey Cup-winning edition. Matt Kalil Jersey. Now that hes hitting streaking teammates with pin-point passes for easy layups, Love is asserting himself as one of the true superstars in the league. Fozzy Whittaker Jersey. Each of Houstons starters scored in double figures as the Rockets improved to 2-0 against the Spurs this season, with both victories coming on the road. They also moved within 3 1/2 games of San Antonio (22-7) for the lead the Southwest Division. http://www.shoppanthersonline.us/panthers-kony-ealy-blue-jersey/. -- If Henry Burris has his way, he will be the starting quarterback to lead the Hamilton Tiger-Cats back to the Grey Cup next year. Josh Norman Jersey. -- The Bishops Gaiters are showing they belong among the countrys top varsity football teams. Shaq Thompson Jersey. The 25-year-old Japanese star has officially been posted by his club team, the Rakuten Golden Eagles. The Decision Review System will make a long-awaited debut in Zimbabwe during their second Test against Sri Lanka after some last-minute additions to the available technology have made its implementation possible.Having borne the brunt of a catalogue of poor umpiring decisions in their past three Tests, Zimbabwe are hopeful that the introduction of DRS will help level the playing field as they look to bounce back from a 225-run defeat in the first Test.The DRS will also be used in the triangular one-day series that follows.While Zimbabwe have never objected to the use of the DRS on principle, the cost of hiring the technology has previously made it prohibitive. However pressure from overseas broadcasters to improve television production of Zimbabwes matches led to Hawk-Eye being used during the broadcast of their Test series against New Zealand in August.With Hawk-Eye once again being utilised in the broadcast for the series against Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) expressed their desire to use DRS in the two Tests, but were unable to make the necessary arrangements in time for the first game. The DRS requires a form of ball-tracking technology as well as slow-motion cameras and either HotSpot or Snicko. It also requires a specialist third umpire to be arranged with the ICC.Because ZC did not provide the ICC with adequate notice prior to the series, the world governing body were unable to arrange a third umpire before the first Test. Ahead of the second Test, slow-motion cameras have been flown in from South Africa and the ICC have provided a third umpire.The presence of Hawk-Eye in recent broadcasts has highlighted a number of incorrect decisions against Zimbabwe. Nine of the 10 bad decisions during the New Zealand series went against the hosts, while six of the seven in the first Test of this series benefitted Sri Lanka. While the Zimbabweans have been cautious about blaming their deefeats on this decision-making - especially given that they dropped six catches in Sri Lankas first innings - there is a feeling that umpires have a tendency to give fewer decisions to lower-ranked teams.ddddddddddddThe worst decisions have often come on the final day of Tests when Zimbabwe were fighting to save the match. Zimbabwe had progressed to 68 for 1 in 29 overs in their second innings against Sri Lanka, giving them hope that they could bat out the final day, only to see Tino Mawoyo given out lbw to a delivery from Dilruwan Perera that Hawk-Eye believed was missing leg stump by some distance. They subsequently collapsed to 74 for five over the next four overs, and after a valiant effort by the lower order, came within 7.3 overs of earning a draw.I think (the errors) have been well documented, Zimbabwe coach Heath Streak said on Saturday. I think the DRS is good and its fair for everyone because it can negate the element of human error. Obviously anyone can make a mistake, but the less of those that have an influence on the game, the better.One other issue that came to the fore in the first Test was the manner in which Zimbabwe appealed to the umpires, particularly in comparison to Sri Lanka. While the hosts seemed to make little more than polite enquiries and failed to earn a single lbw in the match (Hawk-Eye showed that they should have had at least three), the Sri Lankans were vociferous with their appeals and had 10 Zimbabwean batsmen given out lbw.It is something weve spoken about, Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer said after the match. Were trying to get more verbal and louder. It can definitely change a game or change an umpires mind. We dont want to crowd the umpire, but I think Sri Lanka have got it down. Those decisions seem to go against us. Wholesale Jerseys ' ' '
corse178 May 10
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- As Caster Semenya stood on the Olympic medal podium, the gold around her neck, the South African anthem playing, one was reminded of another opinion-changing person from her country: Nelson Mandela.Semenya doesnt have the anti-apartheid leaders oratory gifts. But like the father of modern South Africa who died in 2013, she is teaching the world -- not just sport, but the wider world that is moved by it -- about tolerance, about courage and about judging people not by how they look, but by what they do, how they do it and how they conduct themselves.Semenya does that by running. Running beautifully.Semenyas story shouldnt be any more complex than a celebration of the athleticism she displayed in winning the 800 meters at the Rio Games.But, of course, it is complex.This would usually the place for a paragraph about gender, about testosterone, about fairness or otherwise, about science and pseudo-science and plain old BS. In short, a paragraph that could not even begin to do justice to the injustice, the questions, the whispers, the doubts, the finger-pointing, the name-calling and Byzantine cruelty that Semenya has had to wade through since she announced herself to the world by winning the 800-meter world title as an 18-year-old in 2009.If, at this point, you dont know what were talking about, then lucky you, because it hasnt been pretty. Look it up, if you must.The short version is this: Like Mandela, she has risen above it all. Her dignity, like his, is both her shield and her weapon. He forced white South Africans to look at themselves. Eventually, they could no longer stomach what they saw. Semenya, too, has become a mirror: Those who judge her only by her looks, who have called her a half-man, or whatever, will eventually get sick of their own ugliness, their lack of compassion and basic humanity. Like Mandela, she has had to learn how to tune hatred out.Were not here to talk about some speculations, Semenya said. Its not about looking at people, how they look, how they speak, how they run. Its not about being muscular. Its all about sports.Perhaps the best bit about her Olympic gold was how it seemed, almost immediately, to bring her out of her shell. She has, understandably, always run from excruciatingly personal and intrusive questions about whether she was born with internal testes, no uterus and has high levels of testosterone -- in short, absurd questions about matters that are nobodys business but her own.But she isnt running any more. In Semenya, sport long thought it had a problem. But in the belly of Rios Olympic Stadium, sports instead got a new leader who preaches unity where, for too long in her case, there has been nothing but discord.Here I am, she told a large group of reporters, after avoiding questions all week. I just want to be the best I can be.You just need to lead by example, she added. Maybe, if people they just unite, it can be a great world.Amen to that.Slowly, Semenya seems to be winning over her rivals, too. They have mostly learned to keep their thoughts to themselves about whether their sport needs rules to somehow dial back the competitive advantage they perceive women like Semenya to have. Some of them arent happy. Semenyas winning time of 1 minute, 55.28 seconds was one of the top 20 times ever in the two-lap race. Rivals predicted that she would blow away the field. And she did. Burundis Francine Niyonsaba was more than one second behind in 1:56.49 for silver and Kenyas Margaret Wambui ran 1:56.89 for bronze.But this night, Semenyas night, was neither the time nor place for rivals to get into the debate about the need or otherwise for testosterone-limiting rules. That will soon be back in the hands of the Court of Arbitration for Sport. It suspended the rules last year, judging that they were based on uncertain science. The International Association of Athletics Federations will be going back to the CAS in the next year to try to change its mind.Bottom-line: Semenya broke no rules.But is she breaking barriers.She said one of the first things she wanted to do was call her wife, Violet.I still have to make a long call, obviously, my wife is waiting, she said.After all Semenya has been through, the freedom she expressed on and off the Olympic track felt like a message to the world.All it must do now is listen.---John Leicester is an international sports columnist for The Associated Press. Write to him at jleicesterap.org or follow him at http://twitter.com/johnleicester . See his work at http://bigstory.ap.org/content/john-leicester---John Leicester is an international sports columnist for The Associated Press. Write to him at jleicesterap.org or follow him at http://twitter.com/johnleicester . See his work at http://bigstory.ap.org/content/john-leicester http://www.jetsrookiestore.com/Jets-Keyshawn-Johnson-Jersey/. Brad Jacobs and his Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., team took control of the game early. http://www.jetsrookiestore.com/Jets-Wesley-Walker-Jersey/. -- Most satisfying to Russ Smith about No. http://www.jetsrookiestore.com/Jets-Matt-Forte-Jersey/. Roman Josi had a goal and an assist to lead the Predators to a 4-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Monday night. http://www.jetsrookiestore.com/Jets-Bilal-Powell-Jersey/. But by the time the game started, the Toronto Raptors forward felt even worse. And, for three quarters, it showed as Gay shot a woeful three-for-13 from the field. http://www.jetsrookiestore.com/Jets-Quincy-Enunwa-Jersey/. Dallas hasnt ruled out the star quarterback for Sunday nights game against Philadelphia, but all signs point to Romos back injury pushing Kyle Orton into the starting role after two years of limited play as the backup. Surely Ortons name isnt the first that comes to mind for fans wanting a change after years of damaging interceptions, fumbles or, most infamously, the field goal flub when Romo dropped the snap on a kick that could have won his first playoff game in 2006. BATON ROUGE, La. -- Florida coach Jim McElwain watched his Gators overcome injuries, an extra road game and repeated adversity in the shadow of their own goal line. That should be valuable experience for a feisty football team thatll face long odds again when it meets top-ranked Alabama in the Southeastern Conference championship game in a couple weeks.Floridas defense stuffed LSUs Derrius Guice on a do-or-die run from the 1-yard line in the final seconds, and the No. 23 Gators held on for a 16-10 victory that clinched the SEC East Division on Saturday.I cant tell you how proud I am of our players and our staff, and Im happy for our Gator fans who dont think were very good, but all we do is end up back in Atlanta, said McElwain, whose Gators (8-2, 6-2 SEC) also won the SEC East last year.The final play capped a defensive struggle in which No. 16 LSU converted a fourth-and-10 play on its final drive, only to get stopped on back-to-back runs from the 1 to end the game. Fullback J.D. Moore came up short on third down.Florida quarterback Austin Appleby completed only seven passes on 17 attempts, but one of his connections went for a pivotal 98-yard touchdown to Tyrie Cleveland. Eddy Piniero scored the rest of Floridas points on field goals of 36, 24 and 34 yards.LSU (6-4, 4-3 SEC) controlled most of the game and held statistical advantages, outgaining Florida 423 yards to 270 and holding possession for 34:02. LSU also led 7-0 after Guices early 1-yard touchdown.But on three occasions, the Tigers failed to score after driving inside Floridas 10 -- the first time because of Guices fumble in the first half and the second time because of a botched field goal in the third quarter. LSUs lone field goal came three failed plays after the Tigers had a first-and-goal from the 4.We just shot oourselves in the foot.dddddddddddd We had a lot of opportunities, said LSU interim coach Ed Orgeron, whose prospects of keeping the job long term werent helped by the result.Had the Tigers, who came in as two-touchdown favorites, converted a few more of those opportunities, theyd still be in good shape to get the SECs Sugar Bowl bid.Not anymore.THE TAKEAWAYFlorida: Missing a handful of starters, the Gators played with a lot of heart and relied heavily on their elite defense to pull off the upset.LSU: The Tigers two turnovers and botched field goal turned what could have been a fairly comfortable victory into a losing struggle.TOUGH DAYLSU starting defensive back Donte Jackson was in coverage on Applebys long scoring pass down the right sideline to Cleveland, who then escaped Jacksons grasp after the catch near midfield. After LSU went down 13-10 in the fourth quarter, Jackson fumbled a kickoff return by running into his own teammate, setting up Floridas final field goal.INJURIESLSU lost a key defender in the first half when middle linebacker Kendell Beckwith needed help off the field. He spent the rest of the game on the sideline with his left knee heavily wrapped. LSU star running back Leonard Fournette, who played despite being banged up last week, came out of the game for good after being stopped short on a third-and-goal play in the second half.POLL IMPLICATIONSFlorida is likely to climb back into the Top 20. LSU might not fall out of the poll , but will be punished for its squandered opportunities.UP NEXTFlorida: The Gators renew their non-conference rivalry with Florida State in Tallahassee.LSU: The Tigers visit Texas A&M on Thanksgiving night. Wholesale Jerseys ' ' '
corse178 May 10
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RENTON, Wash. -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton spoke with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell this week about whether officials treat him differently than other quarterbacks when it comes to taking hits in the pocket.Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (5-foot-11, 215 pounds) is not as big as Newton (6-foot-5, 245 pounds). But he often uses his athleticism to scramble and escape pressure.Wilson was asked Friday if he has ever felt that referees officiate him differently.No, I dont feel that way, Wilson said. I just try to play smart football. I think Ive said this before, but if I didnt want to play football, if I didnt want to get hit, Id be playing tennis. Thats just one of those things -- you know youre going to get hit, and you know youre going to take some tough hits every once in a while, and you have to hang in there. At the same time, its a rough game, and you always want to make a smart decision and get down, get out of bounds.Wilson made it clear that he was only giving his perspective and wasnt familiar with the exact comments made by Newton, who expressed concerns specifically about taking hits when hes in the pocket and not when hes on the run.I havent seen his particular situation, Wilson said. Honestly, I try to stay away from watching ESPN and all that, but I know for me -- trying to get down, slide, get out of bounds, all of that, because those guys are chasing after you.Wilson has drawn one roughing-the-passer penalty this season.Since he became the starter in 2012, the Seahawks have drawn 12 roughing-the-passer penalties, tied for ninth fewest. Jon Leuer Jersey. If ever they start actually putting pictures beside words in the dictionary, the Blue Jays left-handers mug will appear beside “Consistency. Dennis Rodman Jersey.com) - The Montreal Canadiens embark on their first road trip of the season as they head out west to battle the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. http://www.shoppistons.com/Cheap-Ben-Wallace-Pistons-Jersey/. With the short-handed Warriors needing help from someone -- anyone -- to stop a three-game skid, ONeal returned from right knee and groin injuries that had sidelined him for four games and put up season highs with 18 points and eight rebounds. It was just enough to help lift Golden State to a 102-101 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night. Custom Detroit Pistons Jerseys. Aside from the trilogy main event title fight, there are a number of intriguing matchups in the heavyweight, welterweight and lightweight divisions. Isiah Thomas Jersey.com) - Christian Ponder will get another chance to prove himself for the Minnesota Vikings, with head coach Leslie Frazier announcing Wednesday that the struggling quarterback will start this weekends game against the Green Bay Packers. MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Mark Walton saved Miami against Florida Atlantic last year.He was even better in the rematch.Walton rushed for career highs of 155 yards and four touchdowns, and No. 25 Miami shook off a slow start to beat Florida Atlantic 38-10 on Saturday night.He ran for three touchdowns against FAU a year ago, and this time became the sixth Miami back in program history to rush for four in a game.Im not a stats guy, Walton said. Its great for me. Great for me to be the sixth or whatever. Im not big on stats. I just go out there and play and my ability showed tonight.Walton scored on runs of 7, 3, 16 and 30 yards. He was suspended for much of the offseason after a drunken-driving arrest, a charge that was dropped, and said hes had a chip on his shoulder since returning.He just plays with a lot of passion and heart, said Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya, who completed 17 of 31 passes for 191 yards for the Hurricanes and was picked off twice. He shows up every day and gets after it.Miami (2-0) set a school record with 108 points in the seasons first two games, breaking the previous mark of 104 set in 1998 and matched in 2002.I just want to score enough to win, truthfully, said Miami coach Mark Richt, who is the 10th coach to win his first two games on the Hurricane sideline. I like when theres not a whole lot of drama.Greg Howell rushed for 75 yards and a touchdown for FAU (1-1). Jason Driskel completed 18 of 36 passes for 167 yards for the Owls, who punted on their first seven possessions. Kalib Woods caught nine balls for 121 yards.We came here to win. We didnt accomplish the mission we came here to accomplish, FAU coach Charlie Partridge said. The good news is these are all very fixable things for a very young football team -- a very young, talented football team.Joe Yearby ran for 121 yards and a score for the Hurricanes. Miami ooutgained FAU 470-214, and forced nine punts for the second consecutive game.ddddddddddddI thought our defense played spectacular, Richt said. Very obvious how great they played. They would not let it get interesting at all.THE TAKEAWAYFlorida Atlantic: The Owls had chances early, getting into Miami territory five times in the first half but only coming away with three points. Driskel was poised against Miamis rush, but his offensive line failed him -- and Howell, who managed only 16 yards on nine first-half carries. The FAU defensive front caused Miamis experienced offensive line plenty of problems, a good sign for the Owls.Miami: The Hurricanes regressed in the first half, plagued again by the mistakes that doomed them in past seasons. There were drops, a missed field goal for the second straight week and silly penalties -- roughing the punter most egregious among them. Kaaya threw multiple interceptions for the first time since Game 6 of his freshman season, though he got clobbered on one. But Miami found what worked in the second half.POLL IMPLICATIONSMiami might not be a lock to stay in the AP Top 25. Floridas big win over Kentucky could get the Gators back in the ranking, though No. 22 Oklahoma States loss -- the Cowboys fell to Central Michigan on the last play of the game, though officials later said the winning score should not have counted -- may be enough to keep the Hurricanes ranked.UP NEXTFAU: The Owls visit Kansas State next Saturday. Its the only time FAU leaves Florida in the first six weeks of this season.Miami: A dangerous game awaits at Appalachian State next Saturday. The Mountaineers are 18-3 in their last 21 games, and the biggest crowd in the history of Kidd Brewer Stadium is expected. Wholesale Jerseys ' ' '
corse178 May 10
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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Boston goalie Tuuka Rask has been hard to beat this season and was at his best against Buffalo again.You start thinking, `how are we going to get one by this guy, Sabres coach Dan Bylsma wondered aloud Saturday.Rask nearly shut out the Sabres for the second time in a month, keeping them off the scoresheet for 2 1/2 periods and making 17 of his career-high 35 saves in the third to help the Bruins hold on for a 2-1 win.Every team likes to have these kind of goaltenders and a lot of teams do, Bruins coach Claude Julien said. Were just fortunate enough that hes been one of those guys that, whenever you slip a little bit, or lose a little bit of momentum, or youre having a slow start, or a tough night, those guys step up and help you win some hockey games.Over his last 11 starts, beginning with his 4-0 shutout over Buffalo on Nov. 7, Rask is 7-3-1 with a 1.36 goals-against average and a .947 save percentage.I feel good, Rask said. Im seeing the puck well. Guys are doing a great job keeping them on the outside and clearing the rebounds for the most part, so that helps out.David Krejci and Patrice Bergeron scored to give Boston a 2-0 lead and the Bruins improved to 3-0-1 in their last four.Were getting better as a team, were getting points and climbing up the standings, said Krejci, who has 10 points in his last 12 games. Hopefully we can keep it up.Evander Kane scored his first goal of the season for Buffalo. Robin Lehner returned after missing one game with a hip injury and made 32 saves.The Sabres combined for nine goals in their previous two wins but the NHLs lowest-scoring team reverted to form from the first 21 games, when star center Jack Eichel was out of the lineup with a high-ankle sprain.First two periods, we had a tough time generating some offensive chances, Sabres defenseman Cody Franson said. They kind of just stayed on top.Krejci got the Bruins on the scoreboard with 5:50 left in the first when he deflected Brandon Carlos slap shot from the point off the right post and into the net.The Sabres appeared to tie the game late in the second period but replays determined Brian Gionta kicked the puck into the net.Bergeron made it 2-0 at 7:44 of the third when he knocked in the rebound of David Pastrnaks missed shot. Bergeron initially hit the puck with his forearm on the left edge of the crease and skated around the net to chase down the puck and flip a backhand past Lehner.The Sabres answered two minutes later, scoring on Rask for the first time in 109:12 this season. Sam Reinharts feed off the rear wall set up Kane for a wrist shot from the slot that bounced in off Krejci. Reinhart has five points in his last four games.Game notes Bruins F Matt Beleskey was escorted to the dressing room in the final minute of the first period with a lower-body injury and did not return. Julien said Beleskey will be evaluated when the team returns to Boston. ... Sabres D Josh Gorges did not play after injuring his foot blocking a shot in Thursdays win over the New York Rangers. With Dmitry Kulikov (lower back) and Zach Bogosian (MCL sprain) also out, the Sabres were down three of their top four defenseman and recalled 19-year-old Brendan Guhle from the minors to make his NHL debut. Guhle hustled back to thwart a breakaway by Krejci late in the third period. ... F Anton Blidh became the seventh Bruin to make his NHL debut this season after being recalled from the minors on Friday. ... The Bruins scratched F Jimmy Hayes. D Zdeno Chara, the Bruins captain, missed his sixth straight game with a lower-body injury. ... Buffalo had just three shots on goal in the first period.UP NEXTBruins: Host Florida on Monday.Sabres: At Washington on Monday. Luol Deng Jersey. He said Tuesday thats a big reason why he is now the new coach of the Tennessee Titans. 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The visitors took a deserved lead in the 16th minute with midfielder Yohan Cabaye curling the ball beyond Adrian from inside the penalty area. For my money, and I would guess I have a lot of company on this, the star of Saturdays Stars & Stripes Festival program at Belmont Park was Catch a Glimpse. That says a lot about Catch a Glimpse, and her victory in the Belmont Oaks, because there were six graded stakes on this card for horses to shine.Catch a Glimpse made the Belmont Oaks her eighth straight victory, all on turf after a loss in the slop in her debut, making all the running in her first attempt at 1-1/4 miles after previously never having raced beyond 1-1/16 miles. But the most impressive aspect to Catch a Glimpses win Saturday was how favorably it compared to performances from males earlier on the card.Of course, overshadowing males is not new to Catch a Glimpse. Just last month, Catch a Glimpse led males a merry chase in the Penn Mile. Now, it must be said that Catch a Glimpse was handed an easy, uncontested early lead in the Penn Mile when other pace horses declined, for whatever reason, to go. And to the shock of no one, she made the Penn Mile field pay for such an egregious miscalculation.But the Belmont Oaks was different. There was absolutely nothing cheap about Catch a Glimpses score.[As an aside, Im about to make a comparison of fractional and final times of some turf races at Belmont. I can already hear some of you laughing, and that is because there have been issues with times and fractions this meet at Belmont, sometimes on dirt, but primarily on turf. These timing issues, I should note, are apparently not just restricted to Belmont Park. In any event, you cant entirely trust the times you see, an absurdity in 2016 in a sport that handles $10 billion annually. But Im going to go with the times published in the official result charts in the examples presented below, because you have to lean on something, and these times did not seem out of line.]There were three races on the inner turf course at Belmont on Saturday - the Belmont Oaks, the Belmont Derby, and a solid straight maiden event for males - and all were run at 1-1/4 miles, affording a rare opportunity to make direct apples-to-apples comparisons. Even better, weather was not a factor, and the paces in these three inner turf races were all comparable. Not one pace was so much slower than the others as to negatively impact the final time, making final time comparisons even more reliable. Here is what we got in these three races, in the order they were run:* Revved Up, winner of that solid maiden race, went in 2:01.42 after early race fractions of 25.09, 50.08, and 1:14.54. * Deauville, winner of the Belmont Derby, went in 2:00.51 after early splits of 24.41, 50.20, and 1:14.20. * Catch a Glimpse went in 1:59.877 after early fractions of 24.dddddddddddd28, 49.36, and 1:13.87.This really helps to appreciate Catch a Glimpses performance. She ran slightly harder early than Deauville and Revved Up, both of whom had pace-pressing trips. Yet she still ran faster than those males to the finish, all while turning back another terrific filly in Time and Motion, who was on a win streak of her own.I admit I had grown a bit skeptical of Catch a Glimpse. I loved her first race this year in the Herecomesthebride and said so here, comparing the turn of foot she showed that day to none other than her barnmate Tepin. I was less taken with her three subsequent victories. But Catch a Glimpses win on Saturday? Yeah. That was something.Saturday notes* Deauville was dead game prevailing in the Belmont Derby over a fast closing Highland Sky, with Beach Patrol, victim of a ridiculously bad trip, a good third. Still, our 3-year-old turf males are not as inspiring as their female counterparts, at least at this point.* The rail on Belmonts main track Saturday was not the place to be, and it unfortunately affected some of the main track stakes.In the Suburban, Mike Smith deftly steered Effinex to the outside very early, and that made a big difference as Effinex, who rarely wins by much, prevailed by just a neck. Runner-up Samraat wasnt smack on the rail all the way, but he was closer to it for much of the mile and a quarter than anyone else in the Suburban. Third-place finisher Mubtaahij was making a threatening run into the stretch, then ducked to the inside and lost his momentum.Economic Model finished second as the favorite in the Dwyer, beaten a little more than a length by Fish Trappe Road. But Fish Trappe Road was out in the track much of the way, while Economic Model drove up the rail into the stretch. Under the circumstances, it is to Economic Models credit he ran as well as he did.* The only bias-buster all day was A. P. Indian in the Belmont Sprint Championship, and it actually would be a stretch to call him that. A. P. Indian was well off the rail down the backstretch, went nearer inside to the two path on the turn, and came off the rail again down the stretch. Even then, Marking, who was out in the best footing four to seven wide, almost came back on A. P. Indian.* It happened on Friday, not Saturday, but Masochistics return from injury in an allowance race at Santa Anita absolutely merits a word. Masochistic was most impressive, and immediately becomes a major figure in a sprint division that seems rudderless in the absence of Runhappy. Wholesale Jerseys ' ' '
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ESPN Insider is proud to say we have not one but two voters for an official BBWAA award, as both Keith Law and Dan Szymborski are among the 30 voters for the National Leagues Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award. We asked both writers to explain their 2016 NL ROY ballots, a little background on their top selection, and their early 2017 candidates, as well as their thoughts on the other awards being announced this week (Cy Young, MVP).What are some of the key factors you take into consideration when determining your ballot? Authentic Capitals Jerseys. Louis Cardinals. Victorino is batting sixth and playing right field after missing two games because of back tightness. Rod Langway Stanley Cup Jersey. The Lightning are 2-0 so far on a four-game road trip, giving the club five straight wins as the guest and improving Tampas away record this season to 11-8-2. http://www.cheapcapitalsjerseys.us/. 1 position. The Mustangs (6-0), who beat Queens 50-31 last weekend, earned 17 first-place votes and 287 points in voting by the Football Reporters of Canada. Western was last ranked first in the country in October 2011. Brett Connolly Stanley Cup Jersey. A knee to the thigh might have stung him the most, but his sixth straight double-double made up for the brief burst of pain. Dmitry Orlov Stanley Cup Jersey. -- Jimmie Johnson held off a teammate, passed a pair of Hall of Famers, and dominated once more at Dover. Australia 0 for 14 trail South Africa 9 for 259 dec (Du Plessis 118*, Hazlewood 4-68) by 245 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball detailsHis innings was mint, his declaration sweet. He took the shine off all of Australias fine bowling and silenced the lollygagging Australian fans. There, the terrible puns are out of the way early. Now for the substance, and on the first day - and night - at Adelaide Oval, everything Faf du Plessis did was of substance. From the moment he walked to the crease, things were against him. The pink ball was swinging, the Australians were on top, the score was 3 for 44. And du Plessis walked out to the sound of a booing crowd.But if the spectators remembered du Plessis previous visit to the ground, when he blockaded for 376 balls on debut to salvage an unlikely draw, they would have known he is a hard man to perturb. And with his ball-tampering conviction behind him, du Plessis had but one focus: leading his team back into this match. When he ran off late in the evening at 9 for 259, a hundred to his name and an aggressive declaration forcing Australias openers to bat for an awkward period under lights, he had done so.By Test standards it was an exceptionally early declaration, coming after only 76 overs of the first innings of the match. But perhaps he had noted that David Warner had been off the field being treated for a shoulder injury, and thus a declaration would mean Warner was prevented from opening the innings. In any case, although the debutant No.11 Tabraiz Shamsi had fun swinging the bat, there seemed little to be gained from batting on.If South Africas bowlers did not strike, they at leasted tested Australias openers. It took 38 balls for Australia to find any runs off the bat, a single through midwicket from Usman Khawaja, sent out to open because Warner could not. Next ball, the debutant Matt Renshaw got off the mark in Tests with a boundary tucked off his hip from his 19th delivery. By stumps, Australia were 0 for 14, with Renshaw on 8 and Khawaja on 3. But on day two, they would have to get set once again.And if day one proved anything, it was that getting set against the swinging and seaming pink ball was a challenge. In the third over of the match, Stephen Cook was lbw to Mitchell Starc for 4, only to be reprieved because it was a no-ball. But Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla and JP Duminy had no such luck as they each fell with scores of 5, all to edges behind the wicket. In fact, every wicket until the eighth fell to catches behind the wicket.Elgar edged a swinging ball from Starc and was snapped up at third slip by Usman Khawaja, Amla nicked Hazlewood and was caught by Renshaw low to his right at first slip, and Duminy gave Matthew Wade his first Test catch in more than three years when he inside-edged behind off Hazlewood. South Africa were 3 for 44, and du Plessis was walking to the crease. His team neeeded something special, and du Plessis duly delivered an innings of remarkable character.dddddddddddd When given width outside off he drove extremely well, but he also picked off runs through midwicket when the bowlers strayed onto his pads. He struck 17 boundaries, more than half of them off Starc. He brought up his fifty from 92 deliveries, and his century from 147. By that stage he had the No.10 for company, wickets having fallen regularly throughout the innings. They just werent falling at his end. When he declared, he had 118 off 164 balls.Du Plessis was the anchor but needed help along the way. First it came in a 51-run stand with Cook, who used his early reprieve to reach his highest score of the tour. Cook went to the tea break on 40 but could not add to his score upon the resumption, and edged Starc to Steven Smith at second slip. It left South Africa at 4 for 95, with two wickets each to Starc and Hazlewood, who were the most dangerous of the bowlers.Jackson Bird, playing his first Test since the tour of New Zealand in February, struggled to find his rhythm early and leaked runs, but improved after tea and was rewarded when Temba Bavuma edged him behind for 8. Quinton de Kock struck a brisk 24 before edging Hazlewood behind and it was the first time on this trip that de Kock had failed to reach fifty in any innings - Test or tour match - and it ended his run of five consecutive Test scores of fifty or more.Hazlewood snared his fourth wicket just before dinner when Vernon Philander was given out caught behind for 4, only to ask confidently for a review as the ball had brushed his leg on the way through to Wade. However, the thinnest imaginable spike on Real-Time Snicko suggested there might have been a faint inside edge before the ball struck Philander, and third umpire Aleem Dar upheld the on-field decision.Still Australia could not run through the tail. Kyle Abbott contributed 17 from 50 balls and put on 54 with du Plessis for the eighth wicket - the highest partnership of the innings - before he was lbw to Bird. The final wicket came when Kagiso Rabada dragged his back foot just outside his crease off Nathan Lyon and was stumped by Matthew Wade, giving Lyon his first wicket since the first innings of the Perth Test, and ending his 660-ball drought.And yet still South Africa fought. Shamsi, on debut and with a first-class average of 8.18, struck an unbeaten 18 in a 39-run stand before his partner, du Plessis, called an end to the innings. The result was a Test match poised in a fascinating position at stumps on day one. And all because of du Plessis, who had made 118 out of 259 and then wrong-footed Australia with his declaration. If he has had a week to forget, at least this was a day to remember. Wholesale Jerseys ' ' '
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BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Riley Neal threw two touchdowns and ran for two more, including the winning score, as Ball State rallied in the second half to edge Florida Atlantic 31-27 on Saturday night in a game that was delayed several times due to lightning.Neal was 23-of-37 for 252 yards passing for the Cardinals (3-1) and rushed for another 74 yards.Neal ran for the game-winning touchdown from short yardage, capping a 10-play, 70-yard drive with 1:47 left to play.Florida Atlantic led 24-17 at the break.Following a lengthy game delay midway through the third quarter, Neal threw a 29-yard touchdown to tie it up, 24-24, with 1:46 left in the period.In the fourth, a 41-yard field goal put FAU back on top 27-24 with 9:18 remaining.Jason Driskel threw for 324 yards and a touchdown for the Owls (1-3). He also ran for a score. Kyle Lowry Jersey. Newcastle dominated in the early stages but City weathered the storm and then raised its game in extra time. Negredo broke the deadlock from close range after a simple move in the 99th minute before Dzeko took the ball round goalkeeper Tim Krul to seal the victory in the 105th. C.J. Miles Jersey. -- Linebacker Myles Jack ran for four touchdowns, defensive end Cassius Marsh caught a scoring pass, and No. http://www.shopraptors.com/. -- Jonathan Drouin gave Halifax the boost it needed to edge host Sherbrooke Phoenix 3-2 in a shootout in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Pascal Siakam Jersey. Now, with Game 6 set for Fenway Park and an 8:07 p.m. ET first pitch, the Detroit Tigers face the unenviable task of having to beat the Boston Red Sox twice, on the road, to advance to the World Series. Lucas Nogueira Jersey. Once again, DeLaet finished tied for second at a PGA Tour stop on the weekend, this time at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. The pride of Weyburn, Sask. PITTSBURGH -- The former nanny of Pittsburgh Penguins player Chris Kunitz was sentenced Tuesday to five years in federal prison for setting fire to her rental residence and then filing fraudulent insurance claims for the contents.The public defender for Andrea Forsythe, 28, unsuccessfully sought a term running concurrently to one shell receive next month for thefts from the Penguins player and other people for whom she worked as a nanny.She also was ordered to pay more than $179,000 restitution to the insurance companies that covered her losses in the June 23, 2014 fire in Sturgeon.In the other cases, Forsythe was convicted of numerous crimes and will be sentenced Jan. 3 by a judge in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court. Prosecutors say she stole $12,000 diamond earrings from Kunitzs home in 2013 and sold them to jewelry stores. The earrings were a birthday present for Kunitzs wife, Maureen.The theft charges filed by police in Collier Township, where Kunitz lives with his wife and their children, grew out of the arson and insurance fraud investigation by the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives into the Sturgeon fire.Forsythe pleaded guilty in July to federal charges of malicious destruction of property by fire and wire fraud for burning the house, then filing fraudulent insurance claims for the contents, including some jewels she had allegedly stolen from another couple while also working as a nanny.The other couple told investigators that an 18-karat gold diamond necklace worth about $4,400 and a gold diamond stud earring worth more than $10,000 had been stolen from them. Appraisals of those jewels were then used by Forsythe to make the fraudulent insurance claims, federal authorities contend.ddddddddddddAs that investigation progressed, Forsythe eventually confessed to stealing the earrings from Maureen Kunitz. They were appraised at $11,900 when Kunitz bought them for his wifes birthday sometime before she noticed them missing in September 2013.Forsythe acknowledged stealing the diamond earrings from Maureen Kunitzs bedroom while the couple wasnt home, the Collier Township police complaint said. Forsythe then sold a loose diamond from one earring to a jewelry store for $2,542 and the other earring to a precious metals and jewelry store for $1,408.50.Forsythes federal public defender, Jay Finkelstein, in court documents blamed the thefts on Forsythes allegedly abusive home life as a child. Finkelstein has a blanket policy of not commenting to the media.U.S. District Judge Cathy Bissoon refused Finkelsteins request to allow Forsythes federal sentence to run concurrently to whatever sentence she receives next month saying the theft victims deserve their own justice, so to speak, and the court will not intervene here.However, the county judge could still order that sentence to run concurrent to the federal sentence. If that happens, Forsythe would get credit for serving both terms simultaneously, instead of serving them one after the other.Forsythes public defender in the Allegheny County theft case didnt immediately return a call for comment Tuesday.---This story has been corrected to say earrings were sold to jewelry stores rather than jury stores. Wholesale Jerseys ' ' '
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SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Lamont Brown III ran for 113 yards and two touchdowns, Chris Andrews threw two touchdown passes and Morgan State closed the season with a 35-24 win over Savannah State on Saturday.Andrews threw a pair of 5-yard touchdowns, hitting Landen Marlbrough in the first quarter and Grayling Harrison early in the second to put the Bears (3-8, 3-5 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) ahead for good.Harrison had a second TD reception, a 4-yarder from DeAndre Harris, early in the third quarter.Browns 1-yard run made it 20-7 in the second quarter. He also had a 4-yard run to cap an 80-yard drive to make it 33-17.Cantrell Frazier had a 22-yard scoring run for the Tigers (3-7, 3-5) to open the scoring. Blake Dever threw two touchdown passes, 48-yards to Derek Kirkland and 15 to Kendarius Dukes.Dever was 19 of 35 for 226 yards and an interception.The Bears rushed for 229 yards. Alan Page Jersey. LOUIS -- Theres no telling how these wacky World Series games will end. Cris Carter Jersey. Neymar curled home a free kick from just outside the area to put the 2014 World Cup host ahead in the 44th minute. Three minutes after the break, a simple through pass from Paulinho freed Oscar and the Chelsea star rounded goalkeeper Jung Sung-ryong to extend Brazils lead. http://www.shopvikingsauthentic.com/Youth-Anthony-Barr-Elite-Jersey/. -- Peyton Manning will have all of his wide receivers available for the first time in a month when the Denver Broncos begin their playoff run Jan. Adam Thielen Jersey. But when it comes to determining if Raymond will find a place on the Leafs roster when training camp concludes in a week, well, that decision will ultimately fall to the head coach. Riley Reiff Jersey.com) - Yankee Stadium is the home of the Bronx Bombers, but on Sunday afternoon it will open its gates to host the latest addition of the Hudson River Rivalry. TAMPA, Fla. -- After a particularly rough two weeks for Roberto Aguayo -- who missed three kicks in the first two preseason games -- the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie kicker was a perfect 6-for-6, nailing three field goals and three extra points in the Bucs 30-13 preseason win over the Cleveland Browns?on Friday.Aguayos first attempt, a 48-yarder, came just two minutes and 20 seconds into the game, and he drilled it, right down the middle. Raymond James Stadium erupted. His teammates rushed to greet him and celebrate.I was excited, Aguayo said after the game. I was just ready to go for that first one, that long one. ... I hit it smooth right down the middle.He admitted to feeling relaxed before the game, even with the way things have gone for him lately. In addition to the three misses in preseason games, he mustered only 3 of 6 field goals during Tuesdays practice.Building up to the game, just going out there, being comfortable, doing what I do pregame -- I was comfortable, drilling them, Aguayo said. Ive done this my whole life. I just sit back and think. ... My college career didnt happen on accident.Aguayo was a perfect 198-for-198 on extra points at Florida State and 69-of-78 on field goal attempts, making him the most accurate kicker in college football history.He was a first-team All-American all three years as a Seminole before declaring early for the 2016 NFL draft. The Bucs traded into the second round to select Aguayo at No. 59, making him the highest-drafted kicker since Mike Nugent?(No. 47) in 2005.At the time, the selection was greeted with skepticism and criticism, with many critics believing No. 59 was far too high to draft a kicker. That criticism intensified as Aguayo struggled this preseason.On Wednesday, while the team conducted its second joint practice against the Browns, Aguayo and the rest of the special-teams unit quietly came to the stadium. He kicked about 25 times with the scoreboard on.Coacch Dirk Koetter said he believes that helped settle down the kicker.ddddddddddddHes a tough-minded kid, Koetter said. He was definitely in a little bit of a slump there, theres no question. For three, four, five days ... whatever it was, he was in a slump. It was great to see [him bounce back]. Thats definitely the guy we drafted.In addition to his 48-yard field goal, Aguayo made kicks from 21 and 27 yards and made all three of his extra point attempts.Hes resilient, said wide receiver Mike Evans. Guys are writing him off already, guys in the media and things like that. But we know why we took him [in the second round]. Special kicker. Hell be great for us.It wasnt the first time Aguayo played under the lights and came away victorious at Raymond James Stadium. When he was 12 years old in 2005, he won a Punt, Pass and Kick competition there. Even back then, he had dreams of being like his idol, Martin Gramatica, and playing for the Bucs.On Friday, Aguayo experienced the joy of setting the tone just like Gramatica did for five seasons with the Bucs. Aguayos teammates fed off it.You see he made one [kick], and it was a domino effect, said defensive tackle Gerald McCoy. It just kept going. I told him just to stay the course and keep going.Aguayo expressed his gratitude for the support he has received from his teammates.This team is a family. These guys got my back, Aguayo said. Thats one thing I noticed since I got here and Ive noticed through the preseason -- not just any one person ... its everyone.He also said he needed to get back to having fun.Sometimes at the professional level or at any level, you sometimes lose track of that ... try to overthink things, he said. When you overthink it too much, you put more pressure than [you] need on [yourself]. Just go out there and do what [you] do. Wholesale Jerseys ' ' '
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ESPN Insider is proud to say we have not one but two voters for an official BBWAA award, as both Keith Law and Dan Szymborski are among the 30 voters for the National Leagues Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award. We asked both writers to explain their 2016 NL ROY ballots, a little background on their top selection, and their early 2017 candidates, as well as their thoughts on the other awards being announced this week (Cy Young, MVP).What are some of the key factors you take into consideration when determining your ballot? Authentic Capitals Jerseys. Louis Cardinals. Victorino is batting sixth and playing right field after missing two games because of back tightness. Rod Langway Stanley Cup Jersey. The Lightning are 2-0 so far on a four-game road trip, giving the club five straight wins as the guest and improving Tampas away record this season to 11-8-2. http://www.cheapcapitalsjerseys.us/. 1 position. The Mustangs (6-0), who beat Queens 50-31 last weekend, earned 17 first-place votes and 287 points in voting by the Football Reporters of Canada. Western was last ranked first in the country in October 2011. Brett Connolly Stanley Cup Jersey. A knee to the thigh might have stung him the most, but his sixth straight double-double made up for the brief burst of pain. Dmitry Orlov Stanley Cup Jersey. -- Jimmie Johnson held off a teammate, passed a pair of Hall of Famers, and dominated once more at Dover. Australia 0 for 14 trail South Africa 9 for 259 dec (Du Plessis 118*, Hazlewood 4-68) by 245 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball detailsHis innings was mint, his declaration sweet. He took the shine off all of Australias fine bowling and silenced the lollygagging Australian fans. There, the terrible puns are out of the way early. Now for the substance, and on the first day - and night - at Adelaide Oval, everything Faf du Plessis did was of substance. From the moment he walked to the crease, things were against him. The pink ball was swinging, the Australians were on top, the score was 3 for 44. And du Plessis walked out to the sound of a booing crowd.But if the spectators remembered du Plessis previous visit to the ground, when he blockaded for 376 balls on debut to salvage an unlikely draw, they would have known he is a hard man to perturb. And with his ball-tampering conviction behind him, du Plessis had but one focus: leading his team back into this match. When he ran off late in the evening at 9 for 259, a hundred to his name and an aggressive declaration forcing Australias openers to bat for an awkward period under lights, he had done so.By Test standards it was an exceptionally early declaration, coming after only 76 overs of the first innings of the match. But perhaps he had noted that David Warner had been off the field being treated for a shoulder injury, and thus a declaration would mean Warner was prevented from opening the innings. In any case, although the debutant No.11 Tabraiz Shamsi had fun swinging the bat, there seemed little to be gained from batting on.If South Africas bowlers did not strike, they at leasted tested Australias openers. It took 38 balls for Australia to find any runs off the bat, a single through midwicket from Usman Khawaja, sent out to open because Warner could not. Next ball, the debutant Matt Renshaw got off the mark in Tests with a boundary tucked off his hip from his 19th delivery. By stumps, Australia were 0 for 14, with Renshaw on 8 and Khawaja on 3. But on day two, they would have to get set once again.And if day one proved anything, it was that getting set against the swinging and seaming pink ball was a challenge. In the third over of the match, Stephen Cook was lbw to Mitchell Starc for 4, only to be reprieved because it was a no-ball. But Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla and JP Duminy had no such luck as they each fell with scores of 5, all to edges behind the wicket. In fact, every wicket until the eighth fell to catches behind the wicket.Elgar edged a swinging ball from Starc and was snapped up at third slip by Usman Khawaja, Amla nicked Hazlewood and was caught by Renshaw low to his right at first slip, and Duminy gave Matthew Wade his first Test catch in more than three years when he inside-edged behind off Hazlewood. South Africa were 3 for 44, and du Plessis was walking to the crease. His team neeeded something special, and du Plessis duly delivered an innings of remarkable character.dddddddddddd When given width outside off he drove extremely well, but he also picked off runs through midwicket when the bowlers strayed onto his pads. He struck 17 boundaries, more than half of them off Starc. He brought up his fifty from 92 deliveries, and his century from 147. By that stage he had the No.10 for company, wickets having fallen regularly throughout the innings. They just werent falling at his end. When he declared, he had 118 off 164 balls.Du Plessis was the anchor but needed help along the way. First it came in a 51-run stand with Cook, who used his early reprieve to reach his highest score of the tour. Cook went to the tea break on 40 but could not add to his score upon the resumption, and edged Starc to Steven Smith at second slip. It left South Africa at 4 for 95, with two wickets each to Starc and Hazlewood, who were the most dangerous of the bowlers.Jackson Bird, playing his first Test since the tour of New Zealand in February, struggled to find his rhythm early and leaked runs, but improved after tea and was rewarded when Temba Bavuma edged him behind for 8. Quinton de Kock struck a brisk 24 before edging Hazlewood behind and it was the first time on this trip that de Kock had failed to reach fifty in any innings - Test or tour match - and it ended his run of five consecutive Test scores of fifty or more.Hazlewood snared his fourth wicket just before dinner when Vernon Philander was given out caught behind for 4, only to ask confidently for a review as the ball had brushed his leg on the way through to Wade. However, the thinnest imaginable spike on Real-Time Snicko suggested there might have been a faint inside edge before the ball struck Philander, and third umpire Aleem Dar upheld the on-field decision.Still Australia could not run through the tail. Kyle Abbott contributed 17 from 50 balls and put on 54 with du Plessis for the eighth wicket - the highest partnership of the innings - before he was lbw to Bird. The final wicket came when Kagiso Rabada dragged his back foot just outside his crease off Nathan Lyon and was stumped by Matthew Wade, giving Lyon his first wicket since the first innings of the Perth Test, and ending his 660-ball drought.And yet still South Africa fought. Shamsi, on debut and with a first-class average of 8.18, struck an unbeaten 18 in a 39-run stand before his partner, du Plessis, called an end to the innings. The result was a Test match poised in a fascinating position at stumps on day one. And all because of du Plessis, who had made 118 out of 259 and then wrong-footed Australia with his declaration. If he has had a week to forget, at least this was a day to remember. Wholesale Jerseys ' ' '
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