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BOSTON - New York forward Carmelo Anthony was back in the starting lineup for the Knicks game against the Boston Celtics on Friday night. Youth Rishard Matthews Jersey .New York coach Derek Fisher said Anthony felt good after the teams shootaround earlier in the day.Anthony, the teams leading scorer at 22.9 points per game, missed the clubs loss in San Antonio on Wednesday with a sore left knee. Louis Delmas Jersey . Jagr, a former Ranger making his first home appearance as a Flyer, made a grand entrance in front of the faithful, and now has three pre-season goals. The game had a regular-season feel, as both of the teams star goaltenders, Philadelphias Ilya Bryzgalov and New Yorks Henrik Lundqvist, were in net, and the two rivals combined for 77 minutes in penalties. Miami Dolphins Spencer Paysinger Jersey . The Ottawa Senators recalled the 20-year-old from Binghamton of the American Hockey League Tuesday and he knows he has a lot to prove if he intends on staying in Ottawa. http://www.dolphinsjerseysofficialshop.com/black-friday-brent-grimes-jersey/ . Alouettes receiver Jamel Richardson will not play in Friday nights game against the Argonauts due to a quad contusion.TORONTO -- Competing in a pennant race is what Russell Martin lives for. The Canadian catcher belted his career-best 20th home run of the season Friday as the New York Yankees continued their playoff push with a convincing win over Toronto. "This is the type of baseball that I enjoy," said Martin, whose three-run homer in the sixth inning blew the game wide open as New York beat the Blue Jays 11-4. "Its high intensity and this is the way I play the game." The Yankees maintained their one-game lead in the American League East over the Baltimore Orioles, who defeated the Boston Red Sox 9-1 on Friday. "We want them to lose as much as possible but they dont really seem like they want to give in," Martin said. "Its going to be coming down to the wire. Its September, its time to get going. "This is baseball at its best, for me, just going out there every day with the race, how tight it is. I couldnt ask for anything better. It keeps you going every day." Martin, who is from Chelsea, Que., has rebounded in the second half of the season. Fridays home run was his 12th since the all-star break. "Its nice to get a career high at home in front of my family and friends," he said. "Probably about 12 people (were there to watch him). Trying to make them proud out there." Before the break Martin was batting .179 in 68 games. But he has turned it on since, hitting .247 in 60 games after going 2-for-4 on Friday. "Just trying to make a bad season a bit better," he said. "Were playing to win at this point so anything I can do to help the team win thats my main focus." Yankees manager Joe Girardi, himself a former catcher, praised Martin for being able to separate his offence from his defence when he struggled at the plate. "I never saw him really take his at-bats behind the plate,&quoot; Girardi said. Womens Arthur Lynch Jersey. . "I never saw him visibly show anger and frustration. He seemed to handle the situation really well. Hes been kind of a bad-luck guy this year too when you look at the balls hes hit. Those are the ones that you tend to show the most frustration on when you hit a ball hard and you dont get a hit. "But he would just put his gear on and go back and catch and focus on what you need to do back there so Ive been really impressed in how hes handled it and I think how hes handled it has allowed him to hit better in the second half." Martin said separating his work behind the play and his at-bats comes with the territory. "Its something that you learn early on as a catcher," Martin said. "Its something you have to do -- separate your offence and your defence. You dont want to let one affect the other. Ive been able to do that throughout my whole career so its really nothing new to me." Martin said the way Girardi has managed the lineup has helped him as well. "I dont feel like Ive caught as many games as Ive caught. I feel like I felt in June," he said. "Early in my career I wanted to be back there all the time but now it seems like when I get rest I feel like Im helping the team more. Its better to have me fresh out there than all beat up." Martin also made a big defensive play in the second inning when he combined with third baseman Alex Rodriguez to pick off Yunel Escobar at third base. "Al put the pick on at third base and that was a big help because if that doesnt happen they probably score a couple of runs in that inning," Martin said. "Al just kind of flashed that he was getting a big lead over there. We havent used it much this year so I guess they werent really anticipating it. It was a big play, a good tag by Al and a good throw by me." cheap jerseys wholesale jerseys cheap jerseys cheap nfl jerseys cheap jerseys ' ' ' 
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Joe Morgan Jersey . -- The Minnesota Vikings have signed Jerome Simpson, the former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver recently convicted on a felony drug charge. The contract was completed Thursday, hours before the Vikings began the NFL draft. Simpson was sentenced earlier this month to 15 days in jail, three years of probation and 200 hours of community service plus a $7,500 fine and court costs. He previously pleaded guilty a prohibited act relating to controlled substances. Authorities said they tracked a shipment of 2 1/2 pounds of marijuana to his Kentucky home in September and that they found another pound of the drug inside the house. ESPN has reported that Simpson will be suspended for three games under the leagues substance abuse policy. The second-round 2008 draft pick out of Coastal Carolina played sparingly his first three years in the NFL but had a breakout season in 2011, playing in all 16 games while catching 50 passes for 725 yards and four touchdowns, including that head-over-heels flip into the end zone during a game last December. He vaulted over an Arizona Cardinals linebacker just in front of the goal line and landed on his feet, etching a permanent place on the sports all-time highlight clips. Vikings general manager Rick Spielman insisted the team went all out on the background check on Simpson and finished confident hes a player they can trust. "Every person we talked to stood by the kids character. Not standing by the mistake he made, but by what this kids character is and we saw that when we brought him in here on a visit," Spielman said. But given his athleticism and the paucity of game-changing receivers on the roster, Simpsons potential outweighed any of the off-the-field risks for the Vikings. He had three 100-yard games last year, the same as Minnesotas entire team. Percy Harvin had two, and Michael Jenkins had one. Harvin is uniquely talented, one of the teams toughest players who fought through injury and illness and finished with 967 yards and six touchdowns, plus another three scores -- two runs and one kickoff return. He even had 345 yards rushing. But hes not enough, and not the prototypical outside deep threat that any team needs to balance the offence. In addition to Harvin, Jenkins and Simpson the only other wide receiver with significant NFL experience is Devin Aromashodu. Kris Adams, Emmanuel Arceneaux, Stephen Burton, Kerry Taylor and Bryan Walters were the others on the roster as the Vikings entered the draft. Dannell Ellerbe Jersey . The 44-year-old sprinter, trying to qualify for her sixth Olympics in London next year, returned to competition in February after 16 months away because of major knee surgery. Jahri Evans Jersey . The 41-year-old right winger has had a solid season so far for the New Jersey Devils, with 13 goals and 21 assists in 43 games. Jagr was on the Czech team that won gold at the 1998 Olympics in Nagano, the first games featuring NHL players. http://www.saintssportsonline.com/women-mark-ingram-jersey/ . Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano and Chile forward Alexis Sanchez -- Barcelonas only off-season signing -- also took part in their first training session of the preseason. BARCELONA, Spain -- Canadian Milos Raonic scored one of the biggest wins of his career Friday, defeating world No. 4 Andy Murray at the Barcelona Open. The 21-year-old from Thornhill, Ont., downed the Scot 6-4, 7-6 (3) to advance to the semifinals of the clay-court tournament. Raonic became the first Canadian to beat a top-10 player on clay at an ATP event since Martin Wostenholme of Oakville, Ont., beat 10th-ranked Alberto Mancini of Argentina in 89 at Stuttgart. Canadian doubles veteran Daniel Nestor and Belarus partner Max Mirnyi won their quarter-final over Mexicos Santiago Gonzalez and German Christopher Kas 7-5, 6-4. Raonic, seeded 11th, will face third seed David Ferrer on Saturday. The six-foot-five Canadian has now beaten six top-10 players in his career, with Murray his biggest victim to date. "Playing Murray is tough," said Raonic, ranked 25th in the world. "I had to work to neutralize his game and hold onto my serve. I had to make the most of my game and keeep focus. Anthony Spencer Jersey. " Raonics fourth win of the season on clay lifted his 2012 record to 21-4. Raonic hammered 14 aces, producing eight in the first set which he won with a single break of serve. The second set remained tight until Raonic opened it up by breaking Murray for a 4-3 lead. But he was unable to hold on as the Scot broke back for 5-5. As the match went into a tiebreaker, Raonics booming serve began to pay more dividends and he took a 3-0 lead with Murray falling victim to frustration. Up five match points, Raonic won the match on his third as Murray put a backhand into the net. "Ive done a lot of things to improve on clay," said Raonic, who admitted he started the week lacking confidence after losing in the first round at Monte Carlo. "I was very disappointed with my result in Monte Carlo. Here I feel like Ive really made a breakthrough by reaching the semifinals. Its great to beat a top 10-player, it gives me great confidence." cheap jerseys wholesale jerseys cheap jerseys cheap nfl jerseys cheap jerseys ' ' ' 
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(Sports Network) - Mat Latos takes another crack at his first win of the season this afternoon when the San Diego Padres wrap up a three-game series with the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Brian Schwenke Womens Jersey . Big things were expected from Latos this season after he won 14 games a year ago in his first full season in the majors. However, the right-hander has yet to get on track after opening the year on the disabled list with a shoulder injury. Latos latest setback came on Monday in Milwaukee, as the Brewers reached him for four runs and seven hits in 5 2/3 innings. He is now winless in his last 11 starts dating back to last season. I really dont know what to say, Latos said. Theres no excuses for what happened. Latos has faced the Rockies twice and is 0-1 with a 5.40 ERA against them. Colorado will counter with righty Jason Hammel, who is 3-2 with a 3.02 ERA. Hammel was charged with the loss on Tuesday against the New York Mets, as he allowed four runs and seven hits in seven innings. Hammel was also hit in the leg by a line drive in the loss. Hammel is 3-1 lifetime against the Padres with a 4.88 ERA in 10 games, nine of which have been starts. Colorado will be looking to rebound following a stunning loss on Saturday. Brad Hawpe capped off San Diegos big rally with a two-run homer in the ninth inning, as the Padres came back from a six-run deficit to beat the Rockies, 9-7. The ex-Rockie Hawpe went 3-for-5 with three runs scored for the Padres, who bounced back from a 12-7 loss in the opener of this series on Friday. Eric Patterson also drove in two runs. Aaron Harang lasted just 4 1/3 innings, allowing seven runs on nine hits. Mike Adams (2-0) tossed a scoreless eighth to pick up the win. Carlos Gonzalez and Todd Helton each hit solo homers for the Rockies, who have lost three of four. Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki each knocked in two runs in defeat. Jhoulys Chacin went six-plus frames in the start for Colorado, giving up five runs -- three earned -- on five hits. Huston Street (0-1) gave up the homer to Hawpe to take the loss. Its on us as a staff. We didnt make our pitches and execute down the stretch, Street said of the bullpen giving up the lead. Colorado won 12 of its 18 matchups with the Padres last season. Zach Mettenberger Titans Jersey . "I was just trying to pitch a normal game," Lester said. His normal outing wouldve been a season-best effort for so many pitchers. Perrish Cox Womens Jersey . Canada trailed 12-7 at halftime after Argentinas Gabriel Ascarate and Francisco Cuneo each scored tries and T.G. Manuel Gutierrez added a convert. Moonlight scored his first try and Nathan Hirayama converted to keep Canada in the game in the first half, before another try by Moonlight minutes into the second half levelled the score 12-12. http://www.authentictitanslockroom.com/AUTHENTIC-HAKEEM-NICKS-TITANS-JERSEY/ .J. -- Zab Judah is hoping a pleasant partnership with the "Sweet Pea" will result in a delicious treat on Saturday night.MELBOURNE, Australia -- World No. 2 Adam Scott will again pursue Australian golfs triple crown this summer after narrowly failing to claim the prize at home last year. Scott confirmed Monday he will play the Australian PGA and Australian Masters tournaments along with the Australian Open at which he will meet top-ranked Rory McIlroy, who denied him the triple ccrown on the last hole in 2013. Blidi Wreh-Wilson Titans Jersey. Scott will attempt to become the first player to win the Masters in three consecutive years when he contests the event at Melbournes Metropolitan Golf Club from Nov. 20-23. He will play the Australian Open in Sydney from Nov. 27-30 and his triple crown bid fiishes with the PGA championships from Dec. 11 to 14. cheap jerseys wholesale jerseys cheap jerseys cheap nfl jerseys cheap jerseys ' ' ' 
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New York, NY (Sports Network) - Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed starter Clayton Kershaw has been named the National League Pitcher of the Month for July. Youth Chad Henne Jersey . Kershaw went 4-1 with a 2.02 ERA and an NL-leading 45 strikeouts in five July starts. He finished the month tied for the NL lead in wins and posted the third-lowest ERA among starters with at least 30.0 innings. Other pitchers receiving votes were Phillies rookie Vance Worley, Arizonas Joe Saunders, Atlantas Tim Hudson and St. Louis Chris Carpenter. Winston Guy Jersey . The centre scored two goals in regulation and added another in a shootout along with teammate P.A. Parenteau, as the Avs stopped a two-game losing skid with a 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets. Jacksonville Jaguars Geno Hayes Jersey . Yes, Im writing to defend a player that is on pace for a 59-goal season, when the second-best goal-scorer in the NHL this season, Torontos Phil Kessel, is on pace for 43. Naturally, I didnt think that Ovechkin would be a player that needed much defending, but hes taken some hits lately. Im going to largely ignore his contributions on the power play because its not in any dispute that Ovechkin is great with the man advantage and can make a difference even when he doesnt score. http://www.jaguarsjerseysofficialshop.com/black-friday-josh-evans-jersey/ . Two of Kopitars goals came in the second period. Slava Voynov and former Avalanche player Brad Richardson also scored in the second period for Los Angeles (2-1-2).LAKE FOREST, Ill. - The Chicago Bears have waived former Super Bowl MVP receiver Santonio Holmes.Holmes signed a one-year deal with Chicago in August after being released by the New York Jets in March. He had eight receptions for 67 yards along with nine punt returns for 50 yards. A first-round draft pick by Pittsburgh in 2006, Holmes was the Super Bowl MVP in his third year. He had his best season statisstically the following year in 2009 with 79 catches for 1,248 yards and five touchdowns. Womens Roy Miller Jersey. The Bears also signed former Northwestern receiver Rashad Lawrence to the practice squad Tuesday and terminated the practice squad contract of linebacker Terrell Manning. Manning appeared in three games for the Bears this season.___AP NFL websites: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP_NFL cheap jerseys wholesale jerseys cheap jerseys cheap nfl jerseys cheap jerseys ' ' ' 
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BIRMINGHAM, England -- Vancouvers Rebecca Marino advanced to the second round of the Aegon Classic grass-court tournament on Monday. Buffalo Bills Scott Chandler Jersey . Marino, seeded 13th defeated Melanie South of Britain 6-4, 6-1. Former Wimbledon semifinalist Mirjana Lucic of Croatia also advanced to the second round, beating American qualifier Alexandra Stevenson 6-3, 7-6 (7). The 29-year-old Lucic made the semis at Wimbledon in 1999 as a promising 17-year-old, but was absent from the WTA tour for much of the last decade for personal reasons. After spending several years on the lower-tier ITF circuit, she is now back in the top 100 for the first time since 2000. Lucic has already earned a direct entry to Wimbledon this year, and is hoping to spring a surprise at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament once again. "I feel I am playing really well again," Lucic said. "It feels great to have made it back into the top 100 after three years playing smaller tournaments to get my ranking up. I feel it just needs one little push, or one extra little bit of luck with the draw, to do something special." Lucic saved two set points in the second set against Stevenson, who also reached the Wimbledon semis in 1999 as a teenager, and who is similarly trying to battle her way back. "I played well when it mattered and I was really pleased about that," said Lucic, who next plays fifth-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy. Another former Wimbledon semifinalist, Kimiko Date-Krumm, lost 6-4, 7-6 (3) to Sabine Lisicki of Germany, while No. 14 Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia ousted Emily Webley-Smith of Britain 6-3, 6-4. Alison Riske of the United States rallied to beat Urszula Radwanska of Poland 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. Custom Buffalo Bills Jersey . Prokhorov said the two met Monday, adding both have a tremendous desire to win which is something the Nets did not do enough this season. They are on the verge of missing the playoffs for the fifth straight season. In a wide-ranging interview Tuesday after he toured his nearly completed Barclays Center in Brooklyn, a hard-hat wearing Prokhorov said the Nets are like his building, a work under construction. Ronald Darby Jersey . If only, the Atlanta Braves closer figured, his final outing could have gone better. Kimbrel unanimously won the NL honour on Monday, with Tampa Bay pitcher Jeremy Hellickson a clear choice as the top rookie in the AL. http://www.billsjerseysofficialshop.com/black-friday-chris-gragg-jersey/ . The person says the team is negotiating a contract with McHale. The person spoke Friday on condition of anonymity because the deal is not yet complete.SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Michal Handzus scored the lone goal in a shootout on the first attempt to give the unbeaten San Jose Sharks a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night. Logan Couture scored for San Jose with less than 3 minutes left in the third period to tie the game at 2. He ripped a shot that appeared to deflect off the skates of Bryan Allen and trickled past Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller, who otherwise had an outstanding game. The Sharks improved to 6-0-0, matching the Chicago Blackhawks for the best record in the NHL. Francois Beauchemin and Matt Beleskey scored within a minute of each other midway through the second period to put the Ducks ahead. Hiller stopped 16 shots. Joe Pavelski scored the first goal for the Sharks, limited to two power-play opportunities. Antti Niemi had 28 saves and San Jose hung on when Teemu Selanne hit the post on Anaheims final shootout try. Anaheims constant pressure and ability to stay out of the penalty box made things tough on the Sharks. Pavelski sscored for the third time in two games when he fired one past Hiller midway through the first period. John Miller Jersey. Joe Thornton gave Pavelski a nice pass just to the right of the net. Beleskey took a shot from the side that bounced off Niemis pads and into the net to tie it. Less than a minute later, Beauchemin beat Niemi with a shot over his left shoulder. NOTES: Sharks D Dan Boyle sat out with the flu. ... Ducks forward Emerson Etem made his NHL debut in the first period. ... Thornton has 57 points (16 goals, 41 assists) in 58 games against the Ducks. ... The Ducks are 0 for 12 on the power play since converting all three chances in their first game. ... On the first goal of the game, Sharks forward Patrick Marleau, Thornton and Pavelski all extended their point streak to six games. ... The Sharks lost their previous three games at home against the Ducks. ... The Ducks outshot the Sharks 13-4 in the first period. ... Sharks C Scott Gomez got his first point for San Jose with an assist on Coutures goal. cheap jerseys wholesale jerseys cheap jerseys cheap nfl jerseys cheap jerseys ' ' ' 
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BIRMINGHAM, England -- Vancouvers Rebecca Marino advanced to the second round of the Aegon Classic grass-court tournament on Monday. Buffalo Bills Scott Chandler Jersey . Marino, seeded 13th defeated Melanie South of Britain 6-4, 6-1. Former Wimbledon semifinalist Mirjana Lucic of Croatia also advanced to the second round, beating American qualifier Alexandra Stevenson 6-3, 7-6 (7). The 29-year-old Lucic made the semis at Wimbledon in 1999 as a promising 17-year-old, but was absent from the WTA tour for much of the last decade for personal reasons. After spending several years on the lower-tier ITF circuit, she is now back in the top 100 for the first time since 2000. Lucic has already earned a direct entry to Wimbledon this year, and is hoping to spring a surprise at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament once again. "I feel I am playing really well again," Lucic said. "It feels great to have made it back into the top 100 after three years playing smaller tournaments to get my ranking up. I feel it just needs one little push, or one extra little bit of luck with the draw, to do something special." Lucic saved two set points in the second set against Stevenson, who also reached the Wimbledon semis in 1999 as a teenager, and who is similarly trying to battle her way back. "I played well when it mattered and I was really pleased about that," said Lucic, who next plays fifth-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy. Another former Wimbledon semifinalist, Kimiko Date-Krumm, lost 6-4, 7-6 (3) to Sabine Lisicki of Germany, while No. 14 Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia ousted Emily Webley-Smith of Britain 6-3, 6-4. Alison Riske of the United States rallied to beat Urszula Radwanska of Poland 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. Custom Buffalo Bills Jersey . Prokhorov said the two met Monday, adding both have a tremendous desire to win which is something the Nets did not do enough this season. They are on the verge of missing the playoffs for the fifth straight season. In a wide-ranging interview Tuesday after he toured his nearly completed Barclays Center in Brooklyn, a hard-hat wearing Prokhorov said the Nets are like his building, a work under construction. Ronald Darby Jersey . If only, the Atlanta Braves closer figured, his final outing could have gone better. Kimbrel unanimously won the NL honour on Monday, with Tampa Bay pitcher Jeremy Hellickson a clear choice as the top rookie in the AL. http://www.billsjerseysofficialshop.com/black-friday-chris-gragg-jersey/ . The person says the team is negotiating a contract with McHale. The person spoke Friday on condition of anonymity because the deal is not yet complete.SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Michal Handzus scored the lone goal in a shootout on the first attempt to give the unbeaten San Jose Sharks a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night. Logan Couture scored for San Jose with less than 3 minutes left in the third period to tie the game at 2. He ripped a shot that appeared to deflect off the skates of Bryan Allen and trickled past Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller, who otherwise had an outstanding game. The Sharks improved to 6-0-0, matching the Chicago Blackhawks for the best record in the NHL. Francois Beauchemin and Matt Beleskey scored within a minute of each other midway through the second period to put the Ducks ahead. Hiller stopped 16 shots. Joe Pavelski scored the first goal for the Sharks, limited to two power-play opportunities. Antti Niemi had 28 saves and San Jose hung on when Teemu Selanne hit the post on Anaheims final shootout try. Anaheims constant pressure and ability to stay out of the penalty box made things tough on the Sharks. Pavelski sscored for the third time in two games when he fired one past Hiller midway through the first period. John Miller Jersey. Joe Thornton gave Pavelski a nice pass just to the right of the net. Beleskey took a shot from the side that bounced off Niemis pads and into the net to tie it. Less than a minute later, Beauchemin beat Niemi with a shot over his left shoulder. NOTES: Sharks D Dan Boyle sat out with the flu. ... Ducks forward Emerson Etem made his NHL debut in the first period. ... Thornton has 57 points (16 goals, 41 assists) in 58 games against the Ducks. ... The Ducks are 0 for 12 on the power play since converting all three chances in their first game. ... On the first goal of the game, Sharks forward Patrick Marleau, Thornton and Pavelski all extended their point streak to six games. ... The Sharks lost their previous three games at home against the Ducks. ... The Ducks outshot the Sharks 13-4 in the first period. ... Sharks C Scott Gomez got his first point for San Jose with an assist on Coutures goal. cheap jerseys wholesale jerseys cheap jerseys cheap nfl jerseys cheap jerseys ' ' ' 
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Ottawa 67s forward Tyler Toffoli may be leading the league in scoring, but that doesnt mean you can forget about his teammate Shane Prince. Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit UK Womens . Prince had a goal and two assists as the 67s defeated the visiting Sarnia Sting 5-2 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action. The fourth-year forward now has nine goals and 19 points in his last nine games, giving him a total of 26 goals and 61 points in 37 games this season. Mike Cazzola also scored a goal and set up two more for the 67s (30-11-5), who have won now five straight. Toffoli scored his league-leading 37th goal of the season while Taylor Fielding and Cody Ceci added the others. Nail Yakupov extended his scoring streak to seven games with a goal for the Sting (23-19-5), who have now dropped three in a row. Ryan Spooner scored the other. Petr Mrazek made 40 saves for the win while JP Anderson turned away 34 shots in defeat. Ottawa went 1 for 3 on the power play as Sarnia failed to score on either of their opportunities with the man advantage. Elsewhere in the OHL, it was: Barrie 6, Brampton 2; Guelph 3, Niagara 0; Kingston 2, Oshawa 1 (OT); Kitchener 5, Owen Sound 4; London 5, Windsor 2; Mississauga 3, Peterborough 2; Sault Ste. Marie 3, Erie 1 and Plymouth 6, Sudbury 5 (OT). At Ottawa, after a scoreless first period, the 67s jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the second. Fielding scored at 2:45 and then it was Toffoli at 13:05. Spooner cut the lead in half for the Sting at 17:21, making it a one-goal game heading into the final 20 minutes of play. Ceci scored on the power play at 11:49, but again Sarnia chipped away at the lead when Yakupov scores less than two minutes later. Prince scored for Ottawa at 14:19 and Cazzola secured a 67s victory with an empty-net goal in the final minute of the game. --- Colts 6 Battalion 2 At Brampton, Ont., Tanner Pearson scored two goals and Mathias Niederberger made 40 as Barrie (25-19-3) picked up its first win in three outings by defeating the Battalion (26-12-9). --- Storm 3 IceDogs 0 At Guelph, Ont., Garret Sparks made 37 saves and Jason Dickinson had a goal and an assist as the Storm (20-19-5) blanked Niagara (29-15-3). --- Frontenacs 2 Generals 1 (OT) At Kingston, Ont., Cody Alcock scored the winning goal 3:30 into overtime and Igor Bobkov made 34 saves for the games first star as the Frontenacs (14-30-4) edged Oshawa (21-21-5). --- Rangers 5 Attack 4 At Kitchener, Ont., Tobias Rieders power-play goal with 22.9 seconds left in the third period lifted the Rangers (32-13-1) over Owen Sound (22-19-6). --- Knights 5 Spitfires 2 At London, Ont., Greg McKegg had a goal and two assists as the Knights (36-10-1) defeated Windsor (21-23-5). --- Majors 3 Petes 2 At Mississauga, Ont., Brett Foy scored a goal and set up one more as the Majors (22-19-6) edged Peterborough (22-20-6). --- Greyhounds 3 Otters 1 At Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., Nick Cousins scored twice as the Greyhounds (20-24-4) snapped a four-game losing streak with a win over Erie (5-37-4). --- Whalers 6 Wolves 5 (OT) At Sudbury, Ont., J.T. Miller scored two goals, including the winner in overtime, and set up one more as Plymouth (33-12-3) won its third straight by defeating Sudbury (24-16-4). Nike Free Run Black Sale .C. -- Kyle Larson picked up his first NASCAR national series win on Sunday by holding off Joey Logano on the final restart of the Truck Series race at Rockingham Speedway. Nike Free 3.0 V5 Womens Black Green Running Shoes . Ronaldo opened the scoring in the 25th minute by bending a stunning free kick from 40 metres (yards) out of reach of Atletico goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois before Radamel Falcao equalized with his 21st goal of the season a half hour later. But Ronaldo used another dipping shot -- this time from outside the left edge of the area -- in the 68th for his second, then added a late penalty to take his season tally to 52 goals in all competitions. http://www.ukfreeshoessale.com/nike-free-run-3/womens-nike-free-run-3.html . The Maple Leafs selected Rielly fifth overall on June 22. The six-foot, 190-pound defenceman missed most of the 2011-12 season with the WHLs Moose Jaw Warriors because a torn ACL, but still collected 18 points in 18 games.NYON, Switzerland -- UEFA charged Lazio on Monday with "alleged racist behaviour" by its fans, who are accused of chanting anti-Semitic abuse at Tottenham during a Europa League match. The Rome club was also fined by the Italian league on Monday for a separate incident involving racist abuse. In addition to the alleged chants, Lazio fans displayed a "Free Palestine" banner at the Olympic Stadium on Nov. 22, apparently taunting Tottenham, which draws fans from Londons Jewish community. UEFA said its disciplinary panel will judge the case on Jan. 24. Lazio could be ordered to play its next Europa League home match in an empty stadium. It faces Borussia Moenchengladbach in the last 32, with the second leg in Rome on Feb. 21. Lazio was meanwhile fined (euro)15,000 ($20,000) by the Italian league for racist chants by its fans directed at Cagliaris Colombia forward Victor Ibarbo in Saturdays match, which Lazio won 2-11. Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit 2015. UEFA has already fined the Italian club (euro)40,000 ($52,300) for its fans racist behaviour when it played Tottenham in London in September. UEFA acted on the second incident after receiving reports from the English Football Association and the European fans network FARE, which sends monitors to high-risk games. The return leg, which ended 0-0, was played amid tension after attacks on Tottenham fans in a bar in central Rome. UEFA said that Lazio faces a range of charges, including fans throwing missiles and fireworks. The team also arrived late at the stadium for the match and submitted its team sheet late. Tottenham also faces charges "related to crowd disturbances" in Rome, UEFA said. Like Lazio, Tottenham has advanced to the last 32 and will play Lyon, with the first leg at home on Feb. 14. Lazios hard-core "ultra" fans are known for their extreme right wing political views. cheap jerseys wholesale jerseys cheap jerseys cheap nfl jerseys cheap jerseys ' ' ' 
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With the NHL regular season right around the corner, TSN. Nike Roshe Run Femme Soldes .ca profiles each team leading up to puck drop. Next up is the Winnipeg Jets - who expect to keep improving with a full season under head coach Paul Maurice. Catch up on their off-season moves and the issues they face this season, as well as their analytical breakdown by TSNs Scott Cullen. Division: Central GM: Kevin Cheveldayoff Head Coach: Paul Maurice 2013-14: 37-35-10 (7th in Central) Playoffs: Did not qualify Goals For: 219 (15th) Goals Against: 231 (22nd) PP: 15.4% (25th) PK: 83.2% (10th) That Was Then: When it comes to the Jets last season, youre looking at two distinct phases - the Claude Noel part and Paul Maurice part. When the Jets fired Claude Noel in January, the team was mired in a five-game losing streak and 10 points out of the final Western Conference playoff spot. The hiring of Maurice - out of the NHL for two seasons - might have come as a surprise, but his impact was immediate with the team winning four in a row and going 8-2 in its first 10 games. But the Jets puck possession barely changed for the better in that time span and they werent good enough for the first 47 games Ondrej Pavelec didnt give the Jets solid goaltending for most of last season. Of the 29 NHL goalies whove played 100 games in the last three years, Pavelecs .904 save percentage is the lowest. Backup Al Montoyas numbers were considerably better with a .920 save percentage in 28 games and a 2.30 goals-against average.But Pavelec wasnt the sole source of blame. Zach Bogosian struggled with injury again, missing 27 games last season and didnt provide the lockdown presence that the Jets needed from him and still believe hes capable of producing. Devin Setoguchi, acquired from the Minnesota Wild for a second-round pick, had a miserable year producing a career-low in goals (11) and points (27) over a full season. Evander Kane wasnt able to translate his ability to generate shots into goals. Not everything was doom and gloom, though. Jacob Trouba was a revelation on the blue line, coming back from a serious neck injury and showing maturity beyond his years. Grant Clitsome was a workhorse on defence - averaging almost 20 minutes a game before going down to a back injury. Mark Scheifele, also felled by injury that prematurely ended his year, continued his development as he hit his stride after a slow start. Bryan Little posted a career high in points (64) while taking on increased defensive responsibility and, very quietly, Blake Wheeler rewarded the Jets faith in signing him to a six-year deal last summer with career highs in goals (28) and points (69). Scott Cullens Analytics Jets 2013-14 stats by Quarter Games GPG GAA SH% SV% SAF% PTS% 1-20 2.45 2.80 7.3% .922 50.1% .500 21-41 2.71 2.90 7.3% .912 51.2% .500 42-62 2.38 2.67 9.6% .913 49.9% .610 63-82 2.55 2.90 7.6% .918 50.9% .450 NHL AVG 2.67 2.67 7.8% .922 50.0% .562 Key: GPG= goals per game, GAA= goals-against per game, SH%= even-strength shooting percentage, SV%= even-strength save percentage, SAF%= score-adjusted Fenwick percentage (differential of shot attempts faced vs. shot attempts, excluding blocked shots, adjusted for game score), PTS%= percentage of available points. Analysis: Games 1-20: Played well early and got decent goaltending, but poor special teams results prevented a better record. Games 21-41: Possession stats improved, but countered by goaltending dip. Games 42-62: Surged offensively, despite middling possession stats, as they got a short-term boost in shooting percentage. Games 63-82: Possession stayed around average, shooting percentage close to it, but save percentage again below where it needed to be for a playoff berth. Key 2014 Additions: F TJ Galiardi, C Mathieu Perreault Key 2014 Subtractions:  C Olli Jokinen, G Al Montoya, D Zach Redmond, RW Devin Setoguchi This Is Now: The Jets liked the direction they were heading in under Maurice and will have a full season under his watch with a contract extension. Up front, Mathieu Perreault replaces the departed Olli Jokinen as a third-line pivot. Both had identical goal (18) and point totals (43) last season, with Perreault coming in 10 years younger. With Montoya off to Florida, a promotion is likely for Michael Hutchinson from their AHL-affiliate St. Johns IceCaps. While Hutchinson is ostensibly being brought in as a back-up to Pavelec, the 24-year-old has an opportunity to wrest away some playing time if Pavelec struggles. Regardless of who is in the Jets crease, the goaltending needs to be better. With a mostly unchanged roster, the Jets hope to get further development from Trouba and Scheifele, bounce-back years from Bogosian, Kane and Tobias Enstrom and continued production from Little, Wheeler and captain Andrew Ladd. If theres room for somebody to break into the line-up from in the system, it just might be 2014 first-round pick Nikolaj Ehlers (ninth overall), whose speed and nose for the net could force him into the conversation with a good camp. But Winnipeg will still be in tough in a Central Division had three 100-plus-point clubs last season and two more playoff teams. The Jets were 9-16-5 against Central Division opponents last season. Anything close to that this year and the Jets will once again be on the outside looking in come playoff time. TSN Winnipeg reporter Sara Orleskys Five Key Storylines heading into training camp: 1. Getting in shape The team has hired a new director of fitness with Paul Maurice wanting this team in better shape than last season. It was an area he was very critical of when he took over. 2. Job Hunting Most of the Jets best prospects arent ready for NHL yet, but will any of them push some of the veterans for spot in the bottom six? Could Ehlers get the chance to be an impact player? 3. Ever Evander Trade rumours, ambiguous answers on trade speculation and controversial tweets. What does the future hold for Evander Kane as a Winnipeg Jet? 4. Net Gains Kevin Cheveldayoff declared Ondrej Pavelec the starting netminder. Can he raise his game to the level needed for this team to be successful? The position is currently seen as being one of the biggest weaknesses. Their backup will be Hutchinson, who started last season in ECHL and has played three NHL games. 5. Forward Progress With many of the same faces back again, can this team take the next step needed in a division that has become even more competitive in the off-season? Will Paul Maurice finally be able to get them to play consistent hockey? DEPTH CHART Forwards Left Wing Centre Right Wing Andrew Ladd Bryan Little Blake Wheeler Evander Kane Mark Scheifele Michael Frolik T.J. Galiardi Mathieu Perreault Dustin Byfuglien Chris Thorburn Jim Slater Matt Halischuk Eric Tangradi Eric ODell Anthony Peluso Carl Klingberg Adam Lowry Scott Kosmachuk Defence Left Right Tobias Enstrom Jacob Trouba Mark Stuart Zach Bogosian Grant Clitsome Paul Postma Adam Pardy Keaton Ellerby Joshua Morrissey Ben Chiarot Julien Brouillette Julian Melchiori Goaltenders   Ondrej Pavelec Michael Hutchinson Connor Hellebuyck Craigs List A list of the Jets top prospects as ranked by TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button. A-Level Prospects No. Name Pos. 2013-14 Club 1 Josh Morrissey D Prince Albert (WHL) 2 Nikolaj Ehlers LW Halifax (QMJHL) 3 Nicolas Petan C Portland (WHL) 4 Andrew Copp C Michigan (NCAA) 5 Eric Comrie G Tri-City (WHL) B-Level Prospects No. Name Pos. 2013-14 Club 6 Adam Lowry LW St. Johns (AHL) 7 Michael Hutchinson G St. Johns (AHL) 8 Scott Kosmachuk RW Guelph (OHL) 9 Connor Hellebuyck G U-Mass-Lowell (NCAA) 10 Brendan Kichton D St. Johns (AHL) A-Level prospects are prospective starting goaltenders, top four defencemen and top six forwards. B-Level prospects are prospective backup goaltenders, bottom pairing defencemen and bottom six forwards. Fantasy - Cullens Player to Watch Evander Kane Even on a per-game basis, Evander Kanes scoring has declined since he hit for a career-high 30 goals and 57 points in 2011-2012, but dont give up hope on him. For one thing, hes 23-years-old, and has played more than 20 minutes per game for the past two seasons, and generated a career-high 3.97 shots per game last season, so he gets plenty of opportunities and, as centre Mark Scheifele continues to mature, there is a better chance for their line to be a real offensive force. If he can remain healthy, Kane should have a chance to get back to the 30-goal benchmark again. Nike Air Huarache Run . Anyone who graduates this test does so with a smile on their face. Borussia Dortmund has that effect on people. The club is to football lovers, what Christmas is to children; leaving you with a warm feeling, full of stories about something that is done right. Huarache Hyper Punch Pas Cher . The outdoor event will be played on Dec. 31 between alumni of the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers at Citizens Bank Park, the home of the Philadelphia Phillies. http://www.frpaschernike.org/nike-roshe-run-homme.html . Now, the Tigers are hoping to quickly rebound from their sour Sunday after twice blowing leads to the Cleveland Indians. DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- Serena Williams levelled the United States Fed Cup World Group playoff match against Sweden, waiting out a long rain delay to beat Johanna Larsson 6-2, 6-2 on Saturday. In the opening match, Swedens Sofia Arvidsson beat Sloane Stephens 6-4, 4-6, 6-1. The top-ranked Williams finished off the 66th-ranked Larsson in 66 minutes under the lights. "Ive been through many rain delays so I know what to do," Williams said. "I was back there with the team just trying to stay as fresh as I could." The winner of the playoff is rewarded with a spot in the 2014 Fed Cup World Group competition. The losing team will play in 2014 World Group II action. On Sunday, the teams will play the reverse singles matches and doubles with Varvara Lepchenko and Venus Williams scheduled to face Arvidsson and Larsson in the fifth match of the weekend. "Were in a good position," U.S. team captain Mary Joe Fernandez said. "Every match is a big match, and looking forward to tomorrow." Swedish captain Lars-Anders Wahlgren was happy with the 1-1 tally. "Of course its a little bit of a surprise for the Swedish team its 1-1," Wahlgren said. "I always believe in my girls that I work with. I was hoping for even two-love with a good positive thinking." Williams dominated Larsson from the outset, posting 31 winners, five aces and scoring on four of five break-point opportunities the Swede offered. Nike Flyknit Lunar 3 Homme. Larsson did have three break-point chances in the second set -- two in the first game and one in the third game. Larsson made two unforced forehand errors on her first two break-point chances, and Williams hit a forehand winner on the third. "She played a lot better and I also made more errors in the second set than the first set," Williams said. The 16th-ranked Stephens was playing her first Fed Cup singles match and was clearly nervous. "Unfortunate that I didnt get my first Fed Cup live rubber win at this home tie," Stephens said. "But its OK. Just got to keep pushing and get ready for the next one." Stephens played a sloppy and rushed match, while the 54th-ranked Arvidsson manipulated Stephens throughout most of the two-hour contest. The 29-year-old Arvidsson is playing in her 48th Fed Cup tie and has a 48-35 overall record in Fed Cup competition. "I was focusing on myself and just trying to play my game," Arvidsson said. "The wind was difficult, but just tried to be aggressive and be the one who hit first." Stephens acknowledged that Arvidssons experience was a great benefit for the Swede in the match. "Definitely tough losing to her," the 20-year-old Stephens said. "I played someone that really knew what they were doing. Definitely a lot to learn from. Just going into my next tie Ill definitely know what to expect." cheap jerseys wholesale jerseys cheap jerseys cheap nfl jerseys cheap jerseys ' ' ' 
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With the NHL regular season right around the corner, TSN. Nike Roshe Run Femme Soldes .ca profiles each team leading up to puck drop. Next up is the Winnipeg Jets - who expect to keep improving with a full season under head coach Paul Maurice. Catch up on their off-season moves and the issues they face this season, as well as their analytical breakdown by TSNs Scott Cullen. Division: Central GM: Kevin Cheveldayoff Head Coach: Paul Maurice 2013-14: 37-35-10 (7th in Central) Playoffs: Did not qualify Goals For: 219 (15th) Goals Against: 231 (22nd) PP: 15.4% (25th) PK: 83.2% (10th) That Was Then: When it comes to the Jets last season, youre looking at two distinct phases - the Claude Noel part and Paul Maurice part. When the Jets fired Claude Noel in January, the team was mired in a five-game losing streak and 10 points out of the final Western Conference playoff spot. The hiring of Maurice - out of the NHL for two seasons - might have come as a surprise, but his impact was immediate with the team winning four in a row and going 8-2 in its first 10 games. But the Jets puck possession barely changed for the better in that time span and they werent good enough for the first 47 games Ondrej Pavelec didnt give the Jets solid goaltending for most of last season. Of the 29 NHL goalies whove played 100 games in the last three years, Pavelecs .904 save percentage is the lowest. Backup Al Montoyas numbers were considerably better with a .920 save percentage in 28 games and a 2.30 goals-against average.But Pavelec wasnt the sole source of blame. Zach Bogosian struggled with injury again, missing 27 games last season and didnt provide the lockdown presence that the Jets needed from him and still believe hes capable of producing. Devin Setoguchi, acquired from the Minnesota Wild for a second-round pick, had a miserable year producing a career-low in goals (11) and points (27) over a full season. Evander Kane wasnt able to translate his ability to generate shots into goals. Not everything was doom and gloom, though. Jacob Trouba was a revelation on the blue line, coming back from a serious neck injury and showing maturity beyond his years. Grant Clitsome was a workhorse on defence - averaging almost 20 minutes a game before going down to a back injury. Mark Scheifele, also felled by injury that prematurely ended his year, continued his development as he hit his stride after a slow start. Bryan Little posted a career high in points (64) while taking on increased defensive responsibility and, very quietly, Blake Wheeler rewarded the Jets faith in signing him to a six-year deal last summer with career highs in goals (28) and points (69). Scott Cullens Analytics Jets 2013-14 stats by Quarter Games GPG GAA SH% SV% SAF% PTS% 1-20 2.45 2.80 7.3% .922 50.1% .500 21-41 2.71 2.90 7.3% .912 51.2% .500 42-62 2.38 2.67 9.6% .913 49.9% .610 63-82 2.55 2.90 7.6% .918 50.9% .450 NHL AVG 2.67 2.67 7.8% .922 50.0% .562 Key: GPG= goals per game, GAA= goals-against per game, SH%= even-strength shooting percentage, SV%= even-strength save percentage, SAF%= score-adjusted Fenwick percentage (differential of shot attempts faced vs. shot attempts, excluding blocked shots, adjusted for game score), PTS%= percentage of available points. Analysis: Games 1-20: Played well early and got decent goaltending, but poor special teams results prevented a better record. Games 21-41: Possession stats improved, but countered by goaltending dip. Games 42-62: Surged offensively, despite middling possession stats, as they got a short-term boost in shooting percentage. Games 63-82: Possession stayed around average, shooting percentage close to it, but save percentage again below where it needed to be for a playoff berth. Key 2014 Additions: F TJ Galiardi, C Mathieu Perreault Key 2014 Subtractions:  C Olli Jokinen, G Al Montoya, D Zach Redmond, RW Devin Setoguchi This Is Now: The Jets liked the direction they were heading in under Maurice and will have a full season under his watch with a contract extension. Up front, Mathieu Perreault replaces the departed Olli Jokinen as a third-line pivot. Both had identical goal (18) and point totals (43) last season, with Perreault coming in 10 years younger. With Montoya off to Florida, a promotion is likely for Michael Hutchinson from their AHL-affiliate St. Johns IceCaps. While Hutchinson is ostensibly being brought in as a back-up to Pavelec, the 24-year-old has an opportunity to wrest away some playing time if Pavelec struggles. Regardless of who is in the Jets crease, the goaltending needs to be better. With a mostly unchanged roster, the Jets hope to get further development from Trouba and Scheifele, bounce-back years from Bogosian, Kane and Tobias Enstrom and continued production from Little, Wheeler and captain Andrew Ladd. If theres room for somebody to break into the line-up from in the system, it just might be 2014 first-round pick Nikolaj Ehlers (ninth overall), whose speed and nose for the net could force him into the conversation with a good camp. But Winnipeg will still be in tough in a Central Division had three 100-plus-point clubs last season and two more playoff teams. The Jets were 9-16-5 against Central Division opponents last season. Anything close to that this year and the Jets will once again be on the outside looking in come playoff time. TSN Winnipeg reporter Sara Orleskys Five Key Storylines heading into training camp: 1. Getting in shape The team has hired a new director of fitness with Paul Maurice wanting this team in better shape than last season. It was an area he was very critical of when he took over. 2. Job Hunting Most of the Jets best prospects arent ready for NHL yet, but will any of them push some of the veterans for spot in the bottom six? Could Ehlers get the chance to be an impact player? 3. Ever Evander Trade rumours, ambiguous answers on trade speculation and controversial tweets. What does the future hold for Evander Kane as a Winnipeg Jet? 4. Net Gains Kevin Cheveldayoff declared Ondrej Pavelec the starting netminder. Can he raise his game to the level needed for this team to be successful? The position is currently seen as being one of the biggest weaknesses. Their backup will be Hutchinson, who started last season in ECHL and has played three NHL games. 5. Forward Progress With many of the same faces back again, can this team take the next step needed in a division that has become even more competitive in the off-season? Will Paul Maurice finally be able to get them to play consistent hockey? DEPTH CHART Forwards Left Wing Centre Right Wing Andrew Ladd Bryan Little Blake Wheeler Evander Kane Mark Scheifele Michael Frolik T.J. Galiardi Mathieu Perreault Dustin Byfuglien Chris Thorburn Jim Slater Matt Halischuk Eric Tangradi Eric ODell Anthony Peluso Carl Klingberg Adam Lowry Scott Kosmachuk Defence Left Right Tobias Enstrom Jacob Trouba Mark Stuart Zach Bogosian Grant Clitsome Paul Postma Adam Pardy Keaton Ellerby Joshua Morrissey Ben Chiarot Julien Brouillette Julian Melchiori Goaltenders   Ondrej Pavelec Michael Hutchinson Connor Hellebuyck Craigs List A list of the Jets top prospects as ranked by TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button. A-Level Prospects No. Name Pos. 2013-14 Club 1 Josh Morrissey D Prince Albert (WHL) 2 Nikolaj Ehlers LW Halifax (QMJHL) 3 Nicolas Petan C Portland (WHL) 4 Andrew Copp C Michigan (NCAA) 5 Eric Comrie G Tri-City (WHL) B-Level Prospects No. Name Pos. 2013-14 Club 6 Adam Lowry LW St. Johns (AHL) 7 Michael Hutchinson G St. Johns (AHL) 8 Scott Kosmachuk RW Guelph (OHL) 9 Connor Hellebuyck G U-Mass-Lowell (NCAA) 10 Brendan Kichton D St. Johns (AHL) A-Level prospects are prospective starting goaltenders, top four defencemen and top six forwards. B-Level prospects are prospective backup goaltenders, bottom pairing defencemen and bottom six forwards. Fantasy - Cullens Player to Watch Evander Kane Even on a per-game basis, Evander Kanes scoring has declined since he hit for a career-high 30 goals and 57 points in 2011-2012, but dont give up hope on him. For one thing, hes 23-years-old, and has played more than 20 minutes per game for the past two seasons, and generated a career-high 3.97 shots per game last season, so he gets plenty of opportunities and, as centre Mark Scheifele continues to mature, there is a better chance for their line to be a real offensive force. If he can remain healthy, Kane should have a chance to get back to the 30-goal benchmark again. Nike Air Huarache Run . Anyone who graduates this test does so with a smile on their face. Borussia Dortmund has that effect on people. The club is to football lovers, what Christmas is to children; leaving you with a warm feeling, full of stories about something that is done right. Huarache Hyper Punch Pas Cher . The outdoor event will be played on Dec. 31 between alumni of the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers at Citizens Bank Park, the home of the Philadelphia Phillies. http://www.frpaschernike.org/nike-roshe-run-homme.html . Now, the Tigers are hoping to quickly rebound from their sour Sunday after twice blowing leads to the Cleveland Indians. DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- Serena Williams levelled the United States Fed Cup World Group playoff match against Sweden, waiting out a long rain delay to beat Johanna Larsson 6-2, 6-2 on Saturday. In the opening match, Swedens Sofia Arvidsson beat Sloane Stephens 6-4, 4-6, 6-1. The top-ranked Williams finished off the 66th-ranked Larsson in 66 minutes under the lights. "Ive been through many rain delays so I know what to do," Williams said. "I was back there with the team just trying to stay as fresh as I could." The winner of the playoff is rewarded with a spot in the 2014 Fed Cup World Group competition. The losing team will play in 2014 World Group II action. On Sunday, the teams will play the reverse singles matches and doubles with Varvara Lepchenko and Venus Williams scheduled to face Arvidsson and Larsson in the fifth match of the weekend. "Were in a good position," U.S. team captain Mary Joe Fernandez said. "Every match is a big match, and looking forward to tomorrow." Swedish captain Lars-Anders Wahlgren was happy with the 1-1 tally. "Of course its a little bit of a surprise for the Swedish team its 1-1," Wahlgren said. "I always believe in my girls that I work with. I was hoping for even two-love with a good positive thinking." Williams dominated Larsson from the outset, posting 31 winners, five aces and scoring on four of five break-point opportunities the Swede offered. Nike Flyknit Lunar 3 Homme. Larsson did have three break-point chances in the second set -- two in the first game and one in the third game. Larsson made two unforced forehand errors on her first two break-point chances, and Williams hit a forehand winner on the third. "She played a lot better and I also made more errors in the second set than the first set," Williams said. The 16th-ranked Stephens was playing her first Fed Cup singles match and was clearly nervous. "Unfortunate that I didnt get my first Fed Cup live rubber win at this home tie," Stephens said. "But its OK. Just got to keep pushing and get ready for the next one." Stephens played a sloppy and rushed match, while the 54th-ranked Arvidsson manipulated Stephens throughout most of the two-hour contest. The 29-year-old Arvidsson is playing in her 48th Fed Cup tie and has a 48-35 overall record in Fed Cup competition. "I was focusing on myself and just trying to play my game," Arvidsson said. "The wind was difficult, but just tried to be aggressive and be the one who hit first." Stephens acknowledged that Arvidssons experience was a great benefit for the Swede in the match. "Definitely tough losing to her," the 20-year-old Stephens said. "I played someone that really knew what they were doing. Definitely a lot to learn from. Just going into my next tie Ill definitely know what to expect." cheap jerseys wholesale jerseys cheap jerseys cheap nfl jerseys cheap jerseys ' ' ' 
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LAS VEGAS -- Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre says he has left no stone unturned for his weekend title defence against Johny (Bigg Rigg) Hendricks and is confident of winning at UFC 167. Youth Otis Sistrunk Jersey . Hendricks, meanwhile, says he plans to keep the fight a standup affair and knock the champion out. And the challenger says while he likes GSP, he wants to kill him, adding -- in his words -- "not in that sense." The two welterweights face off Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. UFC president Dana White paid tribute to St-Pierre at the pre-fight news conference, calling the 32-year-old from Montreal his organizations "pay-per-view king." White says choosing GSP to headline the UFCs 20th-year anniversary show was a no-brainer and that the UFC was fortunate that the Canadians fighting schedule fitted in. The UFC boss said all of Canada loves GSP and "it doesnt suck" to come to Vegas at this time of year. St-Pierre arrived wearing a suit and tie while Hendricks opted for a lime green T-shirt under a black baseball cap. Oakland Raiders Lyle Alzado Jersey . Brossoit, who last week earned the Canadian Hockey Leagues goalie of the week award, has won his last 19 starts dating back to the regular season. In total, Edmonton has won 21 games in a row, including 10 in the post-season, and now lead the Eastern Conference final 2-0. Youth Tyvon Branch Jersey . The Raptors leading scorer reinjured his strained calf in the first overtime of Wednesdays double-overtime victory over Utah and underwent testing Thursday in Denver. http://www.raidersjerseysofficialshop.com/black-friday-trent-richardson-raiders-jersey/ . For back when Indianapolis was granted its first opportunity to host a Super Bowl, it wasnt hard to imagine the Colts as the first team to play for the Vince Lombardi Trophy in front of its home crowd. DETROIT -- The next few days may feel a bit familiar to Detroit manager Jim Leyland. The Tigers will have to wait a while before starting the World Series. Detroit won the AL pennant Thursday, wrapping up a four-game sweep of the New York Yankees. Now the Tigers wont play again until next Wednesday, when they open on the road against the winner of the NL championship series between St. Louis and San Francisco. In 2006, Leylands Tigers swept Oakland in the ALCS, finishing that series Oct. 14. The World Series didnt start until Oct. 21, and Detroit lost to St. Louis in five games. "I do think the lull between our playoff and the World Series did work against us in 2006," Leyland said recently. "Now, thats not to take anything away from the St. Louis Cardinals. But all of a sudden, our emotion went from so high to just a blah, looking at each other for six days of staring at each other with really no action. Thats hard." The Tigers have workouts planned at Comerica Park from Saturday through Monday. The big question now is how the layoff will affect Detroits sterling starting rotation, which has a 1.02 ERA so far in the post-season. The Tigers breezed past the Yankees, with the starters allowing only two runs in the series. Justin Verlander made three starts in the playoffs, allowing only two runs -- in the first inning of his first start and the ninth inning of his most recent start. If the trend continues, Detroit should be very tough to beat, especially with an offence that finally broke out for eight runs in Game 4 against the Yankees. Verlander was a rookie in 2006, and the team didnt make the playoffs again until last year, when the Tigers lost in the ALCS. The ace right-hander can appreciate the journey a bit more now than in 06. "Its different because that seemed like it was easier. We were ahead all year," Verlander said. "You have more of an appreciation of how harrd it is to get here. Womens James Jones Jersey. " The Tigers needed to overtake the Chicago White Sox late in the season to win the AL Central for a second straight year. Once in the post-season, pitching has carried them -- with the exception of a couple meltdowns by closer Jose Valverde. The jovial Valverde allowed four runs in Game 1 of the ALCS and hasnt pitched since. Phil Coke saved the next two games. Leyland has remained adamant that Detroit may still need Valverde to come through in a big spot. "Its not only one guy. ... It takes everybody," Valverde said. "Ill be ready for the World Series." Max Scherzer might not mind the layoff either. The right-handers throwing shoulder acted up toward the end of the regular season, and he started Game 4 of both the division series and LCS, coming out in the sixth inning of both. "Last year (in the playoffs) I really tried to relax and slow it down because of the situation and that didnt work," Scherzer said. "This year I was able to get pumped up in the right situations." The pitching staff has performed so well sluggers Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder havent had to carry too much of the load. Cabrera, the AL Triple Crown winner, homered in the finale against the Yankees, but the Tigers have been able to win in spite of an offence thats spotty at times. "Fister and Scherzer have been dominating since the All-Star break. Then if you add that with Verlander, youve got three No. 1 starters there and theyre pitching like it," catcher Gerald Laird said. "That can be tough on any team, any series." The Tigers are now four wins from their first World Series title since 1984 -- and their four starters look plenty capable of getting them. "Were all on top of our games and executing pitches when we need to," Scherzer said. "Thats what makes it dangerous." cheap jerseys wholesale jerseys cheap jerseys cheap nfl jerseys cheap jerseys ' ' ' 
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