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ST. Cheap Warriors Jerseys China . PAUL, Minn. -- A bounce went the right way at a key time for Mikael Granlund and the Minnesota Wild.Granlund scored with 44.5 seconds left, Devan Dubnyk stopped 25 shots for his league-leading fourth shutout, and the Wild beat the Boston Bruins 1-0 Thursday night.Granlund took a pass from Jonas Brodin circled below the end line and came out to the right of Tuukka Rask. His centering pass went off Adam McQuaid then off Rask and into the Boston net.Thats why I always pass, joked Granlund, who missed an open net in the second period.Dubnyk has had to carry the Wild lately as Minnesotas offense has mustered just 10 goals in its past seven games, yet won three. He has allowed nine goals in his last nine games, stopping 274 of 283 shots in that span to account for a .965 save percentage. For the season, his goals-against average (1.48) and save percentage (.952) are league bests.Its not my job to score. Its my job to work with the guys and defend. I have zero complaints with how the guys have been defending for me and playing, Dubnyk said. I got no question in here that these guys can put the puck in the net. Sometimes it takes something like that to turn it around.Minnesota has allowed an NHL-low 29 total goals in 16 games this season, including 10 in its last nine games, dating back to a 5-0 shutout Oct. 25 in Boston.Dubnyk kept the game scoreless 6 minutes into the third coming out of the crease and diving to poke the puck away from Matt Beleskey, who was in alone after a turnover by Matt Dumba.Rask stopped 28 shots. He is 4-1-0 in his past five games, with a 0.80 goals-against average and .947 save percentage.His best save came late in the second, getting his glove up quick to stifle Jason Pominville, who was alone in front and had a second to move the puck to his forehand.Hes been unbelievable, carrying us and bailing us out when we made mistakes, David Backes said. We need to find a way to beat the other goaltender.Boston has scored four goals in its last three games.An undisclosed injury has kept Bruins leading-scorer David Pastrnak, who has 10 goals and 14 points in 14 games, out of the past two practices. Coach Claude Julien said the right wing is day to day. Riley Nash played on the top line with Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron.After an evenly played opening period featuring stellar stops on both ends, and Minnesota controlling the first 14 minutes of the second, Boston thought it took a 1-0 lead when a shot from Torrey Krug deflected off the skate of Backes and behind Dubnyk with 5:30 to play in the frame. However, after a lengthy video review it was ruled the Bruins were offside entering the zone.Pardon my language but the (bad) bounces were 1-1 and ours was just an offside and theirs was a goal, Rask said. But after two periods when its 0-0 you feel like its gonna be some kind of breakdown or lucky bounce and thats what happened.Game notes Boston was scoreless on two power plays and is 4 for 60 all-time against the Wild. ... Minnesota assigned C Joel Eriksson Elk to Farjesta BK in the Swedish Elite League. Eriksson Ek has two goals and three assists in nine games and would have had the first year of his three-year entry-level contract kick in if he played a 10th game. ... Bruins D Kevan Miller, who began practicing with the team Tuesday, did not play. He had surgery Oct. 11 to repair a fracture in his left hand.UP NEXTBruins: Host Winnipeg on SaturdayWild: Host Colorado on Saturday to conclude a three-game homestand Wholesale Warriors Jerseys . 24 Baylor in a Big 12 clash between teams trending in opposite directions. Andrew Wiggins made 10-of-12 from the foul line and scored 17 for Kansas (14-4, 5-0 Big 12), which capped a stretch of four straight games against ranked opponents unscathed. Cheap Golden State Warriors Jerseys .com) - Following a late-game loss to the reigning NBA champs, the Toronto Raptors will look to sustain their recent high-level play as they travel to Indiana to take on the Pacers. http://www.cheapwarriorsjerseysstore.com/ . Pert has formerly spent time as an assistant coach with Cardiff City, Coventry City, and Bahrain mens national team. "Martyn is a highly-respected coach with experience at the top levels in England," said Whitecaps FC head coach Carl Robinson. MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers needed home-run power from Chris Carter, and he provided it.Carter hit a three-run homer, Chase Anderson won his third straight decision and the Brewers beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Wednesday night.We have been scuffling to score runs, Brewers manager Craig Counsell said. The three-run homer cures that. You almost expect it from Chris. It was in an important spot, certainly.Braves interim manager Brian Snitker agreed that Carter was the difference maker.You make a mistake to that big guy, hes going to make you pay. Thats what he does, Snitker said. Good ball game, other than the three-run homer. Thats about it, really.The Braves won 4-3 in 12 innings on Monday and 2-1 on Tuesday.Its nice to get a few runs on the board, Carter said. Weve struggled the last couple games scoring runs and have lost a couple of close ones.Anderson (7-10) allowed two runs and six hits over 5 1/3 innings. He walked one and struck out three, helping the Brewers snap a three-game skid.Tyler Thornburg picked up his fourth save in eight chances with a perfect ninth.Carter connected on a 1-2 pitch from starter Joel De la Cruz (0-5) during a four-run third. Ryan Braun singled in the first run and then Carter hit his 26th homer.De La Cruz left after getting hit in the right knee by Orlando Arcias two-out grounder in the fourth. The ball deflected to first baseman Freeman, who tagged Arcia to end the inning.De La Cruz hobbled off the field under his own power. The Braves said he has a right knee contusion, X-rays were negative and he is day-to-day.There was no way he was going back out there, Snitker said. He got squared up pretty good. I think hell be OK. Well see what hes like in the morning and the next day.Freeman pulled the Braves within 4-2 when he led off the fourth with a homer and made it 4-3 when he hit the first pitch from Corey Knebel in the eighth just inside the left-field foul pole for his 21st homer. It was his second multihomer game this season and the eighth of his career.A.J. Pierzynski doubled, took third on De La Cruzs sacrifice and scored on Ender Inciartes base hit in the top of the third.De La Cruz allowed four runs and seven hits over four innings. He walkeed two and struck out two in his third start since returning to the rotation. Cheap Warriors Jerseys. FEELING FOR FIELDERBrewers manager Craig Counsell said he has a good appreciation for how difficult it is for Rangers slugger Prince Fielder to be forced to quit baseball after a second neck surgery. Counsell, a former teammate of Fielders in Milwaukee, had the same injury, treated with the same surgery by the same doctor.The game really never lets anybody go when they completely want to, Counsell said. For him, he should still be in the middle of a great career. Its sad it has to happen like that.LUCKY 13Carters home run in the third made it a season-high 13 consecutive games in which the Brewers have gone deep.TEHERAN NEARS RETURNRHP Julio Teheran (right lat strain) is scheduled for a side session Thursday. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Aug. 2. Snitker said Teheran would make a minor league start before coming off the disabled list.PIERZYNSKI PADS LEADPierzynski caught his 1,933rd career game, the most among active catchers.TRAINERS ROOMBraves: RHP John Gant worked four innings in a rehab start with Triple-A Gwinnett. He allowed two runs on six hits with a walk and three strikeouts. Hes on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain. ... C Tyler Flowers (left hand fracture) is getting closer to coming off the disabled list.Brewers: OF Domingo Santana (right elbow soreness) will play in his third game of a rehab assignment on Thursday with Class A Wisconsin. ... The Astros designated CF Carlos Gomez for assignment Wednesday after trading with the Brewers to get him last July. Asked if hed like Gomez back, Counsell said, I dont know whats going on with Carlos this year. I know hes had a rough year, but hell bounce back. He enjoyed it here.UP NEXTBraves: RHP Roberto Hernandez (1-0, 5.40 ERA), formerly known as Fausto Carmona, makes his second start since having his contract selected from Triple-A Gwinnett on Aug. 6.Brewers: RHP Matt Garza (3-4, 5.03) looks for his first win over the Braves. He is 0-4 with a 4.93 ERA in six career starts against them. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Henrik Zetterbergs attention to detail led to the game-winning shootout goal on Tuesday night. Adidas Ryane Clowe Jersey .Zetterberg backhanded in the deciding tally and the Detroit Red Wings came back from a two-goal deficit to beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Tuesday night.The veteran forward watched how teammate Frans Nielsen almost scored on Connor Hellebuyck earlier in the shootout and followed his lead -- with a little twist, making sure he lifted his shot high over the goalie.When Nielsen took his attempt, (Hellebuyck) went down when he tried to deke him, Zetterberg said. I thought Id do the same (but go high off the backhand).Thomas Vanek also scored on Hellebuyck in the shootout, and Patrik Laine had Winnipegs tally against Petr Mrazek.Tomas Tatar, Anthony Mantha and Vanek scored in regulation for Detroit, which has at least one point in seven of its last eight games (5-1-2).Right now, the standings are so tight one or two points could make a great difference at the end of the year, Mantha said.The Jets got goals from Andrew Copp, Dustin Byfuglien and Laine, whose 17th of the season tied him for the NHL lead with Pittsburghs Sidney Crosby.Byfuglien and Laine each added an assist for Winnipeg, which is 4-1-1 in its past six games.We just werent playing the same game (as we did) in the first period, Laine said. That cant happen against a good team like this. They will come back into the game right away and that happened tonight.Hellebuyck made 27 saves, while Mrazek stopped 31 shots.He played amazing again, Mantha said of Mrazek. 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He showed us that he could be a great goaltender.Winnipeg had a 3-1 lead late in the first period, but Vanek tied it with 2:08 left in the second on a re-direction.Winnipeg was leading 28-16 in shots on goal after two periods but didnt get its first in the scoreless third until more than 12 minutes had passed.Thats similar to the slow start the Red Wings had to start the game.Detroit didnt have a shot on goal before Copp tipped in teammate Ben Chiarots point shot to open the scoring at 6:41 of the first period with Winnipegs seventh shot.But the Wings second shot on goal 24 seconds later was Tatars marker off a rebound to tie it 1-1.Zetterberg assisted on the goal, extending his point streak to five games with three goals and three assists.Byfuglien made it 2-1 at 11:22 and then Zetterbergs turnover in the Wings end led to Laines goal 1:44 later.The long blast appeared to glance off a Detroit stick and then defenseman Mike Green on the way past Mrazek at 13:06.Laine has four goals and a pair of assists in his past six games.Winnipeg outshot the Wings 16-7 in the opening period.A turnover by Jets defenseman Toby Enstrom in his own end led to Manthas goal at 10:59 of the second period to make it 3-2.Vanek tied it at 17:52 with a re-direction of Xavier Ouellets shot.Game notes The Jets have been outscored 39-19 in the second period this season.UP NEXTRed Wings: Return home to face Columbus on Friday night.Jets: Host the New York Rangers on Thursday night. Adidas P. A. Parenteau Jersey . On Tuesday, Ottawa placed forward Cory Conacher and defenceman Joe Corvo on waivers as trade rumours swirl around the Senators. Adidas Mike Cammalleri Jersey . -- Jimmy Walkers first PGA Tour trophy came with a special gift tucked inside. http://www.devilshockeypro.com/adidas+jamie+langenbrunner+devils+jersey . The Hall of Fame defenceman told Landsberg that he believes fighting still has a place in todays game, but thinks staged fighting needs be outlawed.Tom Thibodeau will make a return to coaching next season after being hired by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Thibodeau has reportedly signed a five-year deal worth upwards of $40m to return to the franchise he started his career with as an assistant coach during their 1989-90 expansion season.The 58-year-old was fired by the Chicago Bulls at the end of the 2014-15 campaign, despite a win record of nearly 65 per cent in his five seasons, and is currently working as an NBA analyst for ESPN. They have also brought in Scott Layden as general manager - he had been working as an assistant to San Antonio Spurs president RC Buford.We are extremely excited to welcome Tom Thibodeau back to the Timberwolves, owner Glen Taylor said in a statement.He is a proven winner, leader and one of the most well-respected NBA head coaches over the last decade. The future off the Minnesota Timberwolves has never been brighter. Adidas Pavel Zacha Jersey. The Timberwolves finished last season with a disappointing 29-53 record and fired interim coach Sam Mitchell soon after their final game - Mitchell had taken over when Flip Saunders died last October after a battle with cancer.Despite that record, the franchise boasts two of the leagues most promising young players in Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins, at least giving Thibodeau something to build on.I started my NBA career with the Minnesota Timberwolves and it is an incredible opportunity to rejoin the organisation at a time when they have what I believe to be the best young roster in the NBA, Thibodeau said.Together with a great owner in Glen Taylor and a terrific basketball partner in Scott Layden, I look forward to building a winning culture that Minnesota sports fans can be proud of. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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Heavyweight prospect Trey Lippe Morrison, the son of the late heavyweight titleholder Tommy Morrison, will make his television debut Sept. Cheap Marlins Jerseys China . 23 in front of a home-region crowd at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma.Lippe Morrison (11-0, 11 KOs), who is trained by Hall of Famer Freddie Roach, will take on Roc Nation Sports prospect Ed Latimore (13-0, 7 KOs) in a six-round fight that will open the ShoBox: The New Generation quadrupleheader on Showtime (10 p.m. ET/PT).Lippe Morrison, 26, is from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and has fought all but one of his bouts at Buffalo Run. He has faced limited opposition, as has the 31-year-old Latimore.Lippe Morrison, who turned pro in 2014, will be fighting for the first time since January because of an injury.I have worked so hard to get to this point and now this is my chance to show the world who I am, Lippe Morrison said. I want to thank Showtime for the opportunity. Latimore is a huge step up in class for me, but I am ready for it. Once I hear those Oklahoma fans and feel the energy inside the arena, I flip a switch and its go time. This is going to be my coming-out party.Latimore, a pro since 2013, owns amateur victories against former world titleholder Charles Martin and former world title challenger Dominic Breazeale, a 2012 U.S. Olympian.Morrison will be a real test for me, Latimore said. Its never easy to fight someone in their backyard. I just fought in my hometown of Pittsburgh, so I know the feeling coming into it and the momentum on fight night. I am looking forward to putting on a good show for all the fans in Oklahoma and those watching on ShoBox.In the main event between prospects, Radivoje Hot Rod Kalajdzic (21-1, 14 KOs), 25, will face Travis Peterkin (16-0-1, 7 KOs), 26, of Brooklyn, New York, in a scheduled 10-rounder. Kalajdzic, who hails from Bosnia and Herzegovina and lives in St. Petersburg, Florida, will be boxing for the first time since a controversial, nationally televised eight-round decision loss to unbeaten 2012 Olympian Marcus Browne on April 16.I am really excited about this fight and that I am on television again, fighting another undefeated southpaw, Kalajdzic said. I am continuing where I left off with training camp from my previous fight since its another southpaw, so I will be more than prepared. Hopefully, Peterkin comes to fight and not hug like my last opponent did so we can give the fans a good fight.Said Peterkin: I was ringside at Hot Rods last fight. I respect him, but I saw what his flaws are and will exploit them. I am anticipating a war. Brooklyn is coming to Oklahoma and I will not disappoint. On Sept. 23, greatness beckons.Also, junior welterweight prospect Ivan Baranchyk (11-0, 10 KOs), 23, a Byelorussia native fighting out of Brooklyn, will face Wang Zhimin (7-0, 3 KOs), 30, a China native based in Nutley, New Jersey, in the 10-round co-feature.The other televised match will feature Ukrainian welterweight prospect Ivan Golub (12-0, 10 KOs), a 27-year-old southpaw, taking on James Stevenson (23-2, 16 KOs), 33, of Baltimore, in a scheduled eight-round fight. Cheap MLB Jerseys Authentic . LOUIS -- Theres no telling how these wacky World Series games will end. Cheap Miami Marlins Jerseys . Burris threw two TD passes, including a key 15-yard fourth-quarter strike to Bakari Grant that effectively countered a Toronto comeback bid and led Hamilton to a 33-19 victory. http://www.cheapmarlinsjerseys.com/ . Olli Jokinen, Mark Scheifele, and Bryan Little each had a goal and an assist as Winnipeg won 5-2, handing Calgary its record-setting seventh consecutive loss on home ice. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Daniel Amigo scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his fourth double-double as Denver defeated Air Force 77-65 on Saturday, handing the Falcons their first loss at home this season.Amigo, the 6-foot-10 junior ended on an emphatic note, slamming home back-to-back two-handed jams for his last points. Thomas Neff scored a season-high 12 points for the Pioneers (4-5) and Joe Rosga added 10 points and five assists. Amigos 33 points are the most by a Denver player since Brian Stafford scored 32 against Portland State Nov. Wholesale Marlins Jerseys. . 11, 2011.Air Force (6-5) was led by Hayden Grahams 16 points, 14 from Jacob Van and 13 from Zach Kocur. Van has scored in double figures for four straight games.The Falcons held a 35-31 lead at the half, but Denver dominated the second half, 46-30. The Pioneers shot 57 percent from the floor (29 of 51) with Amigo hitting 14 of 18. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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SAN ANTONIO -- Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer loosened up the Army defense with his arm. Cheap San Antonio Spurs Jerseys . Then the Irish took advantage with their legs.Kizer threw for three touchdowns and collected 72 of Notre Dames season-high 261 yards rushing, helping the Irish beat Army 44-6 on Saturday.C.J. Sanders returned the opening kickoff for a score, and then Kizer took over. He was 17 for 28 for 209 yards with an interception before he was replaced by Malik Zaire for the fourth quarter.Tarean Folston and Josh Adams each rushed for a score as Notre Dame rebounded nicely from last weekends 28-27 loss to Navy. Folston had 84 yards on 13 carries, and Adams finished with 15 carries for 70 yards.We were able to throw the ball over their heads, and it backed them off, so it gave us some opportunities to run the football, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said.Along the way, Kizer looked at second and third options to find open receivers.He is maturing as a quarterback, Kelly said. I liked his leadership today. I liked his leadership all week. He was holding players to a higher standard. I liked his toughness.Kell Walker had a 2-yard touchdown run in the second quarter for Armys only score. Ahmad Bradshaw, Armys starting quarterback, was sidelined by a knee injury.The Black Knights (5-5) began the day ranked in the top 25 nationally in several defensive categories, but the Irish (4-6) were in complete control right from the start.Sanders returned the opening kickoff 92 yards, and Kizer tossed a 37-yard touchdown pass to freshman Kevin Stepherson with 10 minutes left in the first quarter. Adams had a 2-yard touchdown run with 3:44 remaining, and the rout was on.The Irish led 38-6 at halftime. Tight end Durham Smythe had second-quarter touchdown receptions of 10 and 31 yards.I really dont know what to say after a tail-whipping like that, Army coach Jeff Monken said. We couldnt stop the ball and couldnt run the ball effectively enough to keep drives going. Credit Notre Dame. They played like a championship team.Notre Dame had dropped three of four. But Kizer and company got a chance to enjoy their first runaway victory in a while.We kind of challenge ourselves to build off each other, both offensively and defensively, to sustain success, Kizer said. Today was the perfect example of us feeding off the defense, and the defense feeding off the offense, and one big special teams play.THE TAKEAWAYArmy: The Black Knights have only two winning seasons since the mid-1990s -- 10-2 in 1996 and 7-6 in 2010. After beginning this year with three straight wins, Army is in jeopardy of falling short of a winning season again. The Black Knights have games left against Morgan State and Navy.Notre Dame: The Irish stayed in the running for bowl eligibility. They have won 15 straight against Army.NO GOOD TIMEArmy began the game ranked second nationally in time of possession with a 10-minute edge per game. Notre Dame had an advantage of nearly nine minutes on Saturday. Monken said the Irish are too big and strong.There is no comparison physically, Monken said. They just lined up and blocked us, and they are hard to tackle.FAST STARTSanders TD return on the opening kickoff was his second of the season and third of his career.That gave us a great deal of energy and momentum, Kelly said. Any time you can steal a possession like that ... it gave us a great deal of confidence.UP NEXTArmy: The Black Knights host Morgan State. They have met once before, with Army winning 28-12 in 2013.Notre Dame: The Irish host Virginia Tech on Saturday in the first-ever meeting between the schools. Cheap Spurs Jerseys Authentic . Capitals head coach Adam Oates said Ovechkin was injured in the first period against the Vancouver Canucks on Monday and clarified it was not a head injury. Cheap Spurs Jerseys China . -- Playing time has been limited for Maxim Tissot this season, so the Montreal Impact defender made the most of his first scoring opportunity on Saturday. http://www.cheapspursjerseys.com/ .B. - Sebastien Auger made 44 saves as the Saint John Sea Dogs edged the visiting Acadie-Bathurst Titan 2-1 on Saturday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.Slaven Bilic is hoping Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney does not make his long-awaited comeback against West Ham on Wednesday after labelling the striker the best England player of his era. Rooney is in contention to play some part of Uniteds FA Cup quarter-final replay against the Hammers at the Boleyn Ground having played just over an hour for the clubs U21 side on Monday.The 30-year-old has been missing with a knee injury since a 2-1 defeat at Sunderland on February 13 but manager Louis van Gaal hinted he could be involved in the cup tie. Rooney, like United as a whole, has struggled this season and has scored just seven Premier League goals - seeing his starting berth for England brought into question given the goalscoring form of both Jamie Vardy and Harry Kane.United sit fifth in the table - four points adrift of Manchester City in fourth spot - and were beaten 3-0 at Tottenham on Sunday. Rooney played 61 minutes for Uniteds U21s in the 1-0 win over Middlesbrough They return to London as underdogs against a West Ham side looking to win their final ever cup tie at the Boleyn Ground ahead of their summer move to the Olympic Stadium.But Bilic is a big fan of Rooney and insists he would be happy to see Englands all-time leading goalscorer sit out the contest altogether.Asked if Rooney had a point to prove given his lack of goals, Bilic replied: I dont know about that. LVG: We must contain Carroll Louis van Gaal says Man Utd will need to nullify the threat posed by Andy Carroll... To be fair I am a massive Rooney fan. Since he stepped on the pitch in an Everton shirt. He is for me - I dont know, I cant talk about Jimmy Greaves or Bobby Charlton or Bobby Moore or any of them - lets say my football era, Rooney is the best English player.I would rather him not play, put it that way. 100 per cent, 70 per cent fit, I would rather him watch the game.He played last night, him and Phil Jones. I dont know. On one hand, most of the teams on a good run, they dont change the team a lot.Now because they lost 3-0 we really dont know whos goinng to play, is it going to be Rooney from the start, is it going to be (Marouane) Fellaini, is it going to be (Ander) Herrera? Is he going to change a lot or stick to the team? Slaven Bilic hailed Rooney ahead of the final FA Cup clash to be held at the Boleyn Ground We dont know. Wholesale Spurs Jerseys. So it makes it harder for us. But we arent going to change the team because of them.West Ham sit just a point and a place behind United in the Premier League table and still have to face Van Gaals side in what is scheduled to be the last-ever competitive fixture at the Boleyn Ground when they meet in the league next month.Uniteds season has been a forgettable one so far - but Bilic knows they can turn on the style at the drop of a hat and that a Wembley semi-final date with Everton on April 23 is anything but a given. Charlies FA Cup prediction Charlie Nicholas tips West Ham to progress to the FA Cup semi-finals over Manchester United... When asked if United had lost their fear factor, the Croatian said: Yes, but they can get that fear factor back during the game.To get it back on paper you need a good run, you need five games, you need big wins against big clubs, to get it back before the game.But during the game, they can get it back like this. And they have done it so far. What worries me a little bit is that every time they were there, they got a result. Whether against Liverpool at the beginning of the season, or against Arsenal, every time. So make no mistake. We know that. Of course we are not going to make our players be afraid of them, no. But respect them.We know who is coming. They are capable, of course they are capable. They have played hundreds of games like we are going to face tomorrow night, those players.Follow West Ham v Man Utd on skysports.com and via the Sky Sports apps. Also See: Scans confirm Sakho injury LVG: We must contain Carroll LLDC told make details public West Ham v Man Utd preview Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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LOS ANGELES -- Nobody wanted to be left out Saturday, as the first seven hitters in the Los Angeles Dodgers lineup had multihit games, with Joc Pederson leading the way with a home run, double and single. Wholesale Suns Jerseys .The Dodgers, who lead the majors in batting average and slugging percentage since the All-Star break, combined 17 hits and a pair of successful challenges for an 8-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.Were just grinding as a team, putting together quality at-bats, Pederson said. Weve been hitting balls hard for a while now. It was nice to get a game where everybody got a benefit from it.The offense has been swinging the bat really well, he said. The bullpen has been doing really well. Weve just been playing good baseball. We have to keep building on that.The Dodgers hit five doubles and used three Pittsburgh errors to win a game that did not see a 1-2-3 inning until the bottom of the eighth.Pederson had his 17th homer, a two-run shot. Corey Seager also three hits and an RBI as Los Angeles overcame a 3-1 deficit by scoring in each of the first six innings.Relievers Josh Fields, Julio Urias (3-2), Joe Blanton, Pedro Baez, Josh Ravin and Kenley Jansen combined to hold Pittsburgh to one run over 7 1/3 innings. Jansen got his 35th save.A starter in his 10 previous appearances, Urias came with two outs in the third, and pitched 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief.Its a huge win for us, Pederson said. It didnt go the way we planned, but Julio stepped up big, and we were able to get some runs and win the ballgame.The Pirates, who had 10 hits to go with 11 walks, tied a franchise record by leaving 18 men on base. They left the bases loaded in the first and second innings.They were out there. We couldnt get them in, manager Clint Hurdle said. I dont think we were trying to do anything except fight, scratch, claw our way back into the game.Dodgers starter Brandon McCarthy was forced from the game in the second inning with right hip stiffness. He walked home runs in runs in both the first and second innings as he struggled with control for his second straight start.I just couldnt work through it. I think its more game intensity. In the bullpen I can get through it, he said. I need to take some time and get the body right. Ive got to get back physically to a good point. Whatever that takes, however long it takes.McCarthy walked five and hit one of the 13 batters he faced, throwing 29 of 51 pitches out of the strike zone.Gerrit Cole (7-8) gave up 12 hits and six runs in 4 1/3 innings.Jung Ho Kang hit his 12th home run and Francisco Cervelli had three hits for the Pirates. Pittsburgh had won 14 of 18 from the Dodgers before this loss.The Dodgers needed their second successful challenge -- and a 2:29 review -- to take a 6-3 lead in the fifth.Urias put down a sacrifice bunt to first baseman John Jaso, and Howie Kendrick broke home from third. Kendrick made a wide dive to avoid Cervellis sweeping tag, and plate umpire Jim Joyce called him out. The call was overturned on replay.The Dodgers tied it at 3 in the third thanks to a successful challenge and Kangs two errors on one play at third base.TRAINERS ROOMPirates: OF Starling Marte left the game in the eighth inning with upper back discomfort. ... Sidelined since July 2, C Chris Stewart (knee) began a rehab assignment Friday night at Double-A Altoona, catching seven innings. ... Cervelli returned to the lineup after missing two games with left wrist discomfort.Dodgers: 3B Justin Turner was a late scratch from the lineup with a right hand contusion, replaced by rookie Dave Segedin. ... RHP Bud Norris (mild mid-back strain) was scheduled to make his first rehab start Saturday for Single-A Rancho Cucamonga.UP NEXTPirates: RHP Chad Kuhl (2-0,3.91) gets the start on Sunday. The 23-year-old rookie made his MLB debut (5IP/3ER) against the Dodgers on June 26, outdueling Clayton Kershaw in Pittsburghs 4-3 victory. The right-hander has allowed two runs over his last two starts.Dodgers: LHP Brett Anderson, who underwent back surgery in March, makes his season debut for the Dodgers on Sunday. In three rehab starts, he went 0-1 with a 2.25 ERA in 12 innings. He was 10-9 in 31 starts with Los Angeles in 2015, and will be the 13th starting pitcher used by the Dodgers this year. Cheap Suns Jerseys China . -- Matt Ryan needed one of the best games of his career to lead the Falcons and their depleted offence out of their three-game losing streak last week. Cheap Suns Jerseys . "It doesnt get any better than that," Giambi said. "Im speechless." The Indians are roaring toward October. 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Who held the world Test refereeing record before Nigel Owens broke it recently??asked Peter Young, WalesThe recent Fiji-Tonga Test was the Welshmans 71st game in the middle, passing the record held by South Africas Jonathan Kaplan.The South Africans Test refereeing career began with a match between Zimbabwe and Namibia in 1996 and, after taking control of matches in the 2003, 2007 and 2011 Rugby World Cups, his last was in 2013 also featuring the Namibia -- this time against Kenya.Seeveral well-known Welsh officials have held the world Test refereeing record in the past, among them Derek Bevan, Clive Norling, Gwynne Walters and Albert Freethy, who in 1925 sent off Cyril Brownlie of New Zealand in the All Blacks Test against England at Twickenham. Cheap Suns Jerseys Authentic. That was the first time a player was dismissed in a major international match. 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RIO DE JANEIRO -- It took a moment for Helen Maroulis accomplishment to sink in. Cheap Swingman Heat Jerseys .The American defeated Japans Saori Yoshida 4-1 in the 53-kilogram freestyle final to win the first-ever gold medal for a United States womens wrestler and derail Yoshidas quest for a fourth straight gold. It evoked memories of American Greco-Roman wrestler Rulon Gardners victory over three-time gold medalist Aleksandr Karelin at the 2000 Olympics.Maroulis celebrated Thursdays win by leaping into coach Valentin Kalikas arms, then running around the mat in a circle and gripping the United States flag with both hands while it was draped over her back.At the end of it, I was like, `Really, I just did this? she said. Like, oh my gosh!Yoshida was trying to become the second woman to ever win four Olympic gold medals in a single event across four Summer Games, and the second wrestler to win four Olympic golds. Yoshidas teammate, Kaori Icho, accomplished the feats Wednesday by winning the 58 kilogram gold. Yoshida hadnt lost in a major tournament in years, but she had been less dominant in recent tournaments, and Maroulis was on a two-year win streak of her own.Its an honor to wrestle Yoshida, Maroulis said. For someone to win three gold medals and come back and risk that and accept that challenge to win a fourth -- thats another four years of work, dedication, of giving your life to the sport.Yoshida made no excuses after the match when asked why she lost.Just that the opponent is stronger than me, she said. I should have attacked sooner and faster, but the opponent was stronger than me.Maroulis said her coach, Valentin Kalika, played a key role in the victory. But even with the game plan in place, she became a bit tense before the start.Im like, stepping on the mat, and Im thinking, `I dont even know how this is going to get done. I dont know. Im just going to trust, and I just want to give my all, Maroulis said.Maroulis fell behind 1-0, but a takedown early in the second period gave her the lead for good.Ive dreamed of this my whole life, Maroulis said. I put it on this pedestal.A dream matchup in the womens wrestling 75 kilogram freestyle category was ruined when the United States Adeline Gray and Brazils Aline da Silva Ferreira both lost in the quarterfinals.Gray, the heavily favored three-time world champion, lost to Vasilisa Marzaliuk of Belarus 3-1 on Thursday. Marzaliuk finished fifth at the 2012 Olympics in the 72 kilogram class, and was third in the 2015 World Championships at 75 kilograms.Brazils crowd was fired up for da Silva Ferreira, a silver medalist from the 2014 World Championships, but she fell behind early and lost to Russias Ekaterina Bukina 4-3.Bukina won the bronze medal by scoring in the final seconds of a 5-3 win over Cameroons Annabel Laure Ali. Marzaliuk lost to Fengliu Zhang in the bronze medal match.In the 75 kilogram gold-medal match, Canadas Erica Wiebe defeated Kazakhstans Guzel Manyurova 6-0.Japans Risako Kawai defeated Belarus Maryia Mamashuk 3-0 for the 63 kilogram gold.I wanted a gold medal, but today I got the silver and thats OK with me, Mamashuk said. This is my first Olympic Games and Im very happy about it and the medal. Wholesale Heat Jerseys .C. -- Al Jefferson joked that he feels he can score from anywhere on the court. Cheap Heat Jerseys .ca NBA Power Rankings, ahead of the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs. http://www.cheapheatjerseys.com/ . Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the Carolina Hurricanes, announced Wednesday that the team would assign Swedish forward Elias Lindholm to his nations team for the upcoming tournament. ATLANTA -- Braves ace Julio Teheran doesnt mind missing out on a winning decision when Atlanta squeaks out a rare home victory.Whenever I go out there, I just try to do my job and give the team a chance to win, just concentrate on that, he said. If I get the win Im happy with that, and if I dont get the win and the team still wins, Im happy with that.Chase dArnaud singled with two outs in the ninth inning off Gonzalez Germen and Atlanta beat the Colorado Rockies 1-0 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.The Braves are just 14-36 at Turner Field and have baseballs worst overall record, but they snapped a four-game skid to Colorado.Following dominant outings through the seventh by Teheran and Rockies starter Jon Gray, the Braves used four relievers and the Rockies one before Germen (2-1) gave up Ender Inciartes leadoff single in the ninth.Anthony Recker bunted over Inciarte, who advanced to third on a wild pitch and scored on dArnauds liner to left field.Teheran scattered three hits, walked one and struck out five. Pitching for the majors weakest offense, the two-time All-Star remained winless with a 2.90 ERA in 11 home starts.Teheran didnt allow a baserunner until Tony Wolters singled in the fourth. That was all Colorado could muster until Charlie Blackmon singled with two outs in the sixth.Daniel Delscaso was the third Rockie to get into scoring position with a double in the seventh. Cristhian Adames, the next batter, drew a four-pitch walk before Brandon Barnes grounded out.Conditions were tough with a 102-degree heat index.It was getting me at the end, but I was really focused in the game to give my team a chance to win, Teheran said. Im just happy the way we finished.Jim Johnson (2-5) gave up onne walk in two-thirds of an inning to get the win. Cheap Heat Jerseys China. Gray, who allowed five hits and three walks in a career-high 115 pitches, stranded two runners in the seventh with his fifth strikeout. The rookie has a 3.11 ERA and 64 strikeouts in his last 10 games.The first couple of innings I was kind of trying to find my groove, but then I got going, Gray said. It was fun (going against Teheran). I was glad to keep us in the game.DArnaud went 3 for 5 with three singles. He credited Jace Peterson with drawing a walk to set up his at-bat.I swung right through the first pitch, a change-up, dArnaud said. I was early, so I had to make an adjustment from there. I wanted to shorten my swing up. I think because I was taking my time loading, I was able to react a little quicker with the fastball inside and square it up.TOUGH WEEKENDBraves 1B Freddie Freeman, who had a cancerous mole removed from his upper back earlier in the week, struck out four times, stranded three runners and went 0 for 11 in series.IN THE DIRT AGAINTeherans wild pitch in the sixth was the Braves ninth in the series. Atlanta leads the majors with 52 wild pitches.TRAINERS ROOMBraves RHP Shae Simmons, sidelined by Tommy John surgery the last 1 1/2 years, will throw a simulated game on Monday.UP NEXTRockies: LHP Tyler Anderson (1-3) won on July 9 for the first time in six starts. He will face Tampa Bay for the first time.Braves: RHP Matt Wisler (4-8) is 1-0 with a 2.70 ERA in one career start against Cincinnati.---This story has been corrected to show the last name of the Rockies catcher is Wolters, not Walters. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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NORMAN, Okla. Cheap NBA Jerseys . -- Oklahoma has been against the ropes before.Just last season, the Sooners unexpectedly lost to Texas, and Oklahoma was considered an afterthought in the national title race. Oklahoma rallied, won seven straight games and reached the College Football Playoff. The first game after the Texas loss was a 55-0 thumping of Kansas State, the first of four straight games in which the Sooners scored at least 50 points.The Sooners opened this season with a 33-23 loss to Houston that dropped them from No. 3 to No. 14 in the AP poll . They believe they can regain their footing again, starting with Saturdays game against Louisiana-Monroe.I have all the confidence in the world, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield said. Houstons a great ballclub. All the credit in the world to them for coming out and out-competing us on Saturday. Were a good team too.The Sooners need to get back on track quickly-- they host No. 4 Ohio State the following week in a make-or-break game. For now, Mayfield said the team simply wants to play better.Its about not focusing on the loss too much, learning from your mistakes and moving on, Mayfield said.Here are some things to look for as Oklahoma tries to bounce back.---SOONER SECONDARY: Oklahomas secondary got shredded by Houstons Greg Ward Jr ., especially in the first half, so the Sooners plan to do some experimenting at cornerback. Michiah Quick and P.J. Mbanasor are likely to get their fair share of action this week.I think it starts in practice and it starts with your attitude, effort and technique and how you prepare, Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops said. Every time you think you have all the answers, youre going to get slapped; its the world we live in. Whether its me or a player, if you get too full of yourself -- and you can be overly confident and not prepare the right way -- then youre gonna get humbled.JOE MIXON: The Oklahoma running back was a bright spot against Houston. He ran for a 32-yard touchdown against the Cougars and finished with 181 all-purpose yards. Starting running back Samaje Perines shoulder was dinged up last week and, though coach Bob Stoops said Perine is fine, Mixon might get some extra work if the Sooners decide to play it safe with their workhorse.GAME BREAKER: Mayfield was hesitant to throw at times last week , but he may have found someone he can trust in Mark Andrews . The 6-foot-5 tight end caught three passes for 94 yards and two touchdowns against Houston. Andrews has 22 career receptions, and nine have gone for scores. Wide receiver Dede Westbrook had eight catches for 70 yards last week. It may be worth watching to see if Mayfield looks for Andrews more often.GARRETT SMITH: Louisiana-Monroes quarterback passed for 208 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 150 yards and another score in a season-opening win over Southern last week.NEW LOOK: The Sooners will play in updated Memorial Stadium for the first time. The changes include a newly enclosed south end zone and an 8,500-square foot video board that the school says is the second- largest in college sports.---AP college football website: collegefootball.ap.org---Follow Cliff Brunt on Twitter (at)CliffBruntAP . Cheap Blazers Jerseys China . Brett Kulak and Jackson Houck of the Vancouver Giants were each charged with assault causing bodily harm on Aug. 18, according to the B.C. court services. Cheap Swingman Blazers Jerseys . 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For the Mexican Raiders and others across the country, football is part of Mexican sports tradition as much as soccer, boxing and lucha libre.Football gives you the chance to take your passion to the field, to hit people and not get fined, said Raiders quarterback Gabriel Anaya, 16. Maybe thats why its so popular.The NFL has around 25 million fans in Mexico, the biggest number outside of the U.S., and its base is still growing, said Arturo Olive, director of the NFL office in Mexico. The league sponsors 6,500 teams in youth programs in 27 of 32 Mexican states, and estimates 2.5 million kids play flag football in elementary schools.Eight years ago, we played in only six states and had 120 teams, Olive said. The growth has been exponential.In a country steeped in soccer culture, and one that has hosted two FIFA World Cups, the love affair with football might be surprising. But Mexico has two popular college leagues with 36 teams, a six-team professional league, and up to 10 NFL games are on basic cable each week.The local soccer league has nine games each week, and not all of them are on TV.Fans can even watch the Thursday and Monday night games at the movie theater. Soccer gets the big-screen treatment only for World Cup matches.I also used to play soccer, Anaya said, but preferred this sport.Football was introduced in the country in 1896 by Mexican students returning home from U.S. colleges. They brought back an oval shaped ball, said Alejandro Morales, a local football historian and founder of Mexicos football hall of fame. He said the first official match was played that year in the city of Jalapa in the Gulf state of Veracruz, where the students and their friends faced a team of American sailors from a U.S. ship anchored in the nearby port.Soon after, several teams were created in Veracruz and eventually the sport spread to Mexico City and local colleges. UNAM, the national state university with over 200,000 students, started playing in the 1920*s, and by the 50s, most of the Mexican colleges where playing the game that, at the time, rivaled soccer in popularity. Wholesale Blazers Jerseys. UNAMs famed Estadio Olimpico, site of the 1968 Summer Olympics, was used mainly for football in the first decade after its inauguration in 1950.Back then, football used to share the spotlight with soccer, Morales said. Eventually that faded, because football was not seen as a business. It was played in college and they just wanted to help the students, while soccer was run by professionals.Although football fell behind soccer, it remained hugely popular. The NFL noticed and on Aug. 5th, 1978, the Philadelphia Eagles played the New Orleans Saints in a preseason game in Mexico City. Some 30,000 fans packed the home of the Cruz Azul soccer team to watch the Saints 14-7 win in the first NFL game south of the border, and only the second played outside of the U.S. or Canada.The NFL returned 16 years later, when the Houston Oilers played the Dallas Cowboys in Azteca Stadium in the first of six preseason American Bowls hosted by Mexico. The last was in 2001, when the Raiders played the Cowboys in the same venue.The first regular season game was played in 2005, when the Arizona Cardinals played the San Francisco 49ers in front of 103,467 fans in Azteca Stadium, then an NFL record. Since 2007, the league has held games annually in Great Britain -- including three each season since 2014 -- but never returned to Mexico, until now.We were ready when the opportunity presented itself, said Olive, who has run the NFL Mexico office since 2008. Now we have a commitment to be successful with a game of this magnitude.Azteca Stadium, built in 1966 and home to the popular soccer club America, underwent several renovations to meet NFL standards, including new locker rooms exclusive for the football teams, new ramps and improved communication systems. The size decreased from 100,000 to 84,000 to improve seating, and all tickets were sold out in less than two hours, Olive said.Most fans will be rooting for the Raiders, the fifth most-popular team in Mexico behind the Steelers, Cowboys, Patriots and 49ers, according to the NFL.Among them will be Anaya and his friends from the Raiders team in Arboleda, a suburb north of this sprawling metropolis.A lot of players on the team have been playing here since they were little kids and are Raider fans, Anaya said, so they are very excited about the game.---For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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Gold Coast coach Rodney Eade is expecting more attempts from Brisbane to agitate his players, foreshadowing another spiteful Q-Clash this weekend. Cheap Magic Jerseys China .The Suns, fresh from a drought-breaking win over St Kilda, host the Lions at Metricon Stadium on Saturday afternoon.It will be their first meeting since round four at the Gabba, when Steven May delivered his now-infamous head-high bump on Brisbane ruckman Stefan Martin - the moment that crystallised the burgeoning rivalry between the two battling sides.Eade reckons the Lions were the aggressors on that occasion and will be again.Last time they tried to agitate some players and thats fine, thats part of the game and weve got to be able to cope with that, he told reporters on Friday.We expect it to be physical, especially early, but thats good for our players.Theres an edge to it because theyre the people up the road... whether as a club weve focused on it as much as they seem to have in the past, Im not too sure.Weve spoken about round four and weve mentioned the opposition, but our main focus has been to back up what weve been able to progress the last three or four weeks.Brisbane won the last encounter - their only victory of the year to date - while the Suns, who had won all three of their games beforehand, went on a massive losing streak that only ended with a 40-point win over the Saints on Saturday.Eade said they had learned a valuable lesson.Preparation, theres no doubt. I think any young team that wins three in a row probably thinks it will keep rolling on, he said.As you can see a loss, injuries and a whole range of things, it can turn around pretty quickly.Thats why weve just got to focus on the job at hand and back up.Eade said Jaeger OMeara has pulled up well after impressing in his first official run since suffering a major knee injury in April last year.Off-contract midfielder OMeara played the first half of Gold Coasts NEAFL match against Southport last weekend and will play three quarters with the reserves team against Brisbane in the Q-Clash curtain-raiser.He played up to half-time, thats 45 per cent of game time. This week hell play to three quarter-time, Eade said.He had a sore spot here or there, but nothing major, so itll be a step up again time-wise and then hell play a full game the week after. 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Sunday, though, in a best-of-five setting and after H2k had time to review ANXs seven group stage games, the European League Championship Series club was ready for everything its opponent could throw its way.During the series, each game started pretty much the same way: the two sides trading well in the laning phase, and ANX even keeping up with the in-lane powerhouse of H2k for a little while. But, right when it felt like ANX had a chance, the rubber band stretching back and forth would break, and H2k would accumulate a gigantic advantage from mistakes by the wildcard team.Game one, it was Andrei Odoamne Pascus Jayce getting the early lead by picking up a succession of kills to begin a power spike that Albus Nox had no answer for. In the second, it was ANX attempting to pull off an odd-man advantage gank in the bottom lane, but a lack of cohesion between everyone involved led to H2k picking up another four kills to only one for ANX and the beginning of the end for the underdogs. For the final game of the series, it was the mid laane this time that put the nail in the coffin for ANX, with H2ks Ryu Ryu Sang-wook grabbing a pair of solo kills against Michael Kira Garmash on Syndra vs Zilean to effectively put the series out of reach once and for all. Cheap Magic Jerseys. ANX did its best to turtle and fight back with nifty counter-attacks when permitted, but it wasnt enough. Each game it fell down early and was never able to get its footing before it was too late, and H2k was already taking all the secondary tier turrets and taking vision over Baron. There were moments where H2k could have played the map cleaner, like when it allowed ANX to take an inhibitor when it was up 10k gold in the mid game, yet the EU LCS squad was still too big to fail by then.H2k will now go on to play South Koreas Samsung Galaxy in the second semifinal next Saturday night in New York City. 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CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Homer Bailey fretted for a moment as first baseman Joey Votto reached to pluck the ball out of the air for the final out. Cheap Oklahoma City Thunder Jerseys . What next? Raise both arms in celebration. Bailey has this no-hitter celebration down pat -- just like his idol, Nolan Ryan. Another hard-throwin Texan who wears No. 34 made some no-hit history Tuesday night. Bailey threw his second in 10 months and led the Cincinnati Reds infield celebration with arms raised after a 3-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants. There was a bit of been-there, done-that in the humid night air. "Its something Ive already done, so I knew what to expect," Bailey said of his easy-as-could-be step into rare territory. Bailey became the third Reds pitcher with more than one no-hitter, joining Jim Maloney and Johnny Vander Meer -- still the only big leaguer to toss two in a row. Bailey beat the Pirates 1-0 in Pittsburgh last Sept. 28 and got another 17 starts later. This one was at home with 27,509 fans standing and chanting "Homer! Homer!" as he finished it off in a tidy 102 pitches with one walk and nine strikeouts. The defending World Series champions had only one moment when they thought they might get a hit. "It was a pretty easy no-hitter," Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. "We didnt hit too many balls hard. There werent any tough plays. We only hit a couple balls decent. He was really overmatching us all night." Yes, it was reminiscent of that Hall of Famer from Texas who holds the record with seven no-hitters. And they now have more than just their home state in common. Bailey threw the last of the majors seven no-hitters last season, and now the first of 2013. The last pitcher to throw one no-hitter and then another before anyone else in the majors accomplished the feat was Ryan, according to STATS. Baseballs career strikeout king did it for the California Angels on Sept. 28, 1974, against Minnesota, and June 1, 1975, vs. Baltimore. "Obviously being from Texas and what a legend he is," said Bailey, who wears No. 34 in tribute to his boyhood hero. "To do it once is extra special. To do it twice -- I dont really have the words for it right now." Try Ryan-esque. "He comes from the state of Texas that has produced a lot of no-hitters," said Reds manager Dusty Baker, who made the final out in Ryans fifth no-hitter. "It means a lot -- and hes still got some time left." Bailey (5-6) dominated the defending champs, who are going through quite a slump. It was so tidy that there werent many close calls. He walked Gregor Blanco leading off the seventh, the only Giants batter to reach base. Blanco advanced on a groundout, then made the out that settled San Franciscos only close call. Buster Posey hit a soft one-hopper that pulled Votto away from first base. Bailey got a slow break off the mound to cover the bag, setting up what would have been a close play. Maybe Posey beats Bailey to the base for an infield hit. "That would have been a sad way to lose a no-hitter," Baker said. Instead, Votto saw Blanco break for third and threw him out. "Joey had a great heads-up play. I was almost a little late getting to the bag," Bailey said. Two innings later, Bailey finished it off smoothly. He jumped to glove Brandon Crawfords high comebacker, struck out Tony Abreu and retired Blanco on a grounder to third baseman Todd Frazier. "Going into the eighth and ninth I just said, Why the hell not? Here we go again," Bailey said. Justin Verlander, Mark Buehrle and Roy Halladay are the only other active pitchers with a pair of no-hitters. Halladay, of course, threw one of his in the post-season against the Reds in 2010. When Votto caught the throw for the final out, Bailey raised both arms in triumph, reminiscent of that grand moment in Pittsburgh last September, then hugged catcher Ryan Hanigan. This time, Baker got to celebrate too -- he was in a hospital in Chicago being treated for a mini-stroke last September. Teammates poured onto the field to celebrate and doused Bailey with a red sports drink. It was the 16th no-hitter in Cincinnati history. No Reds pitcher had thrown a no-no at home since Tom Brownings 1-0 perfect game against the Dodgers at Riverfront Stadium on Sept. 16, 1988. Bailey became the third pitcher in the history of baseballs first professional franchise to get more than one. Vander Meer threw the only back-to-back no-hitters in major league history in 1938, beating the Boston Braves and Brooklyn Dodgers. Maloney had a no-hitter at Wrigley Field in 1965 and one at home against Houston in 1969. The Giants were no-hit for the 16th time. The last three pitchers to hold them hitless were all named Kevin -- LAs Gross in 1992, Floridas Brown in 1997 and Philadelphias Millwood in 2003. Bailey was facing a lineup in a deep funk -- two runs or less in nine of San Franciscos last 12 games. Last year was the season of the no-hitter, with seven in all, which tied the modern record. By this point, five had been thrown. So far in 2013, there had been only two close calls. Texas Yu Darvish was working on a perfect game when he gave up a two-out single in the ninth to Houstons Marwin Gonzalez during a 7-0 win on April 2. Detroits Anibal Sanchez gave up a one-out single in the ninth to Minnesotas Joe Mauer in a 6-0 win on May 24. Bailey became the first to take one all the way this year. Votto had a sacrifice fly off Tim Lincecum (4-9), and Brandon Phillips hit a two-run homer for all the help Bailey would need. Lincecum had some of his best moments last season in Cincinnati. Relegated to the bullpen after losing 15 games during the regular season, he went 4 1-3 innings in relief to help the Giants win Game 4 and, eventually, their division series, the first step toward a World Series title. But there was no stopping Bailey this time. Shin-Soo Choo hit Lincecums fifth pitch deep to right. Hunter Pence jumped above the wall and had the ball deflect off the heel of his glove back into play. The umpires initially ruled it a home run, but overturned the call after a review and gave Choo a double. He eventually scored on Vottos sac fly. Phillips hit a drive into the first row in left field in the sixth inning, his 12th homer for a 3-0 lead. NOTES: Bailey became the 31st pitcher to throw at least two no-hitters. ... The Giants moved LHP Mike Kickham into the bullpen, a day after he took his third straight loss. The rookie lasted only 2 2-3 innings in an 8-1 loss to the Reds. 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DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings and Nashville Predators are coming off wins, but neither team is particularly happy about the way it is playing.Detroit hosts Nashville at Joe Louis Arena in a 7:30 game Friday.The Red Wings (2-2-0) have won two in a row, but only defeated the New York Rangers 2-1 at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night because of a spectacular performance in goal by backup goalie Jimmy Howard, who was making his first appearance of the season. Howard made 32 saves, including at least four breakaways.We cant play like this if we want to win, Detroit captain and left winger Henrik Zetterberg said after Wednesday nights game. Were happy that we got the two points, but weve got a lot of work to do.The Predators (1-2-0) lost 2-1, to the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.Nashville has scored seven goals this season and only two have come at even strength. Five have come on the power play.... Im always pretty honest. First game I thought was good, and in second game I liked the way we played, Predators coach Peter Laviolette said about his teams even-strength play. I didnt like the result and tonight I hated the way we played.Predators goalie Pekka Rinne was also spectacular Tuesday against Dallas, making 35 saves.He was outstanding. It couldve been all over in the first. He was outstanding, Laviolette said.The Red Wings have also been careless with tthe puck. Cheap Swingman Thunder Jerseys. he more correctable thing is turnovers, Detroit coach Jeff Blashill said. We got to learn to be a team that plays north for 60 minutes, that gets pucks in behind, that attacks, doesnt turn the puck over in the D-zone, doesnt turn the puck over in the neutral zone. Weve probably turned the puck over in the neutral zone more this year than last. Weve probably got out of our zone a little bit better, but weve turned the puck over in the neutral zone, too.Left winger Drew Millers goal 59 seconds into the third period Wednesday broke a 1-1 tie for Detroit.Sometimes its not pretty on the road, but I think the message after the game is we werent good enough, Miller said. We have a lot of things that we could have done better, not giving them as much speed. Theyre a team that plays really fast and theyve got some guys that can fly, but weve got to be better in slowing them down.Defenseman Mike Green and left winger Thomas Vanek lead the Red Wings in goals and points with three goals and six points each.Green got his first career hat trick in Monday nights 5-1 win against the Ottawa Senators in the home opener at Joe Louis Arena. Vanek, who signed a one-year $2.6 million free agent contract with the Red Wings on July 1, got his third goal Wednesday night. 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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Ten first-time Olympians. Wholesale Rangers Jerseys . Six players who had never played a game for the senior national team before they got here. The shock to the system of three single-digit games in one single Olympics wasnt all that surprising to USA Basketball officials once you did the roster math.So thats why USAB chairman Jerry Colangelo didnt need a lot of time Sunday night, after the medals were handed out here in Rio, to make an immediate declaration about the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.We cant go back again with 10 new players, Colangelo said. Thats not going to happen.For me, he added with unmistakable relief, Im glad we got past this.Colangelo was grateful, mostly, for the presence of the few wise old heads who did make the trip to these Olympics. There they sat in front of the worlds media at the postgame podium from left to right: Mike Krzyzewski, Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony.The three men most responsible for Team USAs surviving the absence of all the starry names that, because of injury or a mere desire for extra rest, didnt make themselves available this summer: LeBron James,?Steph Curry, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Anthony Davis, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, Damian Lillard, Kawhi Leonard, LaMarcus Aldridge, et al.Its not just how they played but how they acted and how unselfish they were, Krzyzewski said of vets Durant and Anthony. Im amazed at these guys.Melos for sure the leader, Team USA sixth man Paul George offered. Hes the voice of this team.We dont have enough time, Colangelo said of the outgoing coach, to talk about how much he has meant to our program.Hard as it was to keep track of all the understandable praise flying around, Sundays gold-medal dismantling of Serbia was ultimately Durants day. He managed to trump the retiring Coach K (who leaves his post with a record of 88-1) and the record-setting Anthony (who became the first mens basketball player in Olympic history to win three golds) with a performance on par with the 30 points he uncorked in the 2012 gold-medal game in London.At least it was until Krzyzewski pointed out that the better parallel was mentally rewinding to the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey, Durants maiden stint with the national team as part of a super-untested roster.To me, what he did in Istanbul is what he did today, Krzyzewski said, recalling the long-range treys Durant made such a habit of sinking at the 2010 Worlds. The coaching staff was saying that. In fact he took two shots farther than he ever did in Istanbul. Its called the ultimate green light.The Americans won their final three games in group play in these Olympics by a mere 16 points combined. In the victories over Serbia and France, Durant took nine shots combined.In the knockout portion of the tournament, Team USA beat Argentina, Spain and Serbia by a total of 63 points, with Durants offensive aggressiveness standing out as the clear difference.I wasnt being myself, Durant admitted. Coach sat me down and showed me some film from 2010 and he said, I want to see that guy again.Said Colangelo, referring to the considerable debate sparked back home by Durants move to the Golden State Warriors and the resulting Durant duress he says hes seen with his own eyes: This was good for him. For his psyche.Durant, for the record, doesnt dispute that diagnosis.But he left Brazil looking positively buoyant, which the Warriors must love seeing as much as USABs elders.I cant let anybody steal my joy, Durant said, presumably addressing critics of his free-agency decisions. [Former Thunder assistant and current Team USA assistant] Monty Williams used to tell me that every day; dont let anybody steal my joy.Anthony knows the feeling. He spent much of these Olympics fielding questions about his belief that a third gold medal takes his resume to the same stratosphere as an NBA championship ring would. But now hes done playing defense for the summer and insists he, too, has zero future plans to listen to anyone eager to challenge the contention.Of course it wasnt as easy as we would have liked, Melo said. [But] this journey that we had here in Rio, starting in [Las] Vegas, you cant ask for nothing more than that.Said Durant: Im on cloud nine right now for sure.That was evident at the local airport, before Team USA boarded its flight back to the States, when Durant thrust himself into an Anthony interview with SportsCenter and bellowed: Hes coming back in 2020, baby.Except that Anthony really isnt. Nor is Krzyzewski, who steps aside at last -- one Olympics later than he originally planned -- to let San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich take over as head coach for the next four years.Durant, at 27, is obviously still on his upward arc, as good as he looked when it mattered most down here. But an era ended Sunday in South America for USAB.Ready or not.Ive seen both sides of it, Anthony said. Ive seen the losing side [in the 2004 Olympics in Athens] and Ive seen what it feels like to win three gold medals.I wouldnt trade that, for anything in the world. Cheap MLB Jerseys . First off, the fans ripped the Cubbies introduction of a fuzzy new kid-friendly mascot named "Clark". Cheap Rangers Jerseys Authentic . P.A. Parenteau scored early in the third period to help the Avs edge Toronto 2-1 on Tuesday night. Cory Sarich also scored for Colorado (3-0-0), which is off to its best ever start. http://www.cheaptexasrangersjerseys.com/ . John Tavares, Thomas Vanek and Kyle Okposo were also being counted on to slow down sizzling Rangers forward Rick Nash. That plan didnt go so well early.LONDON -- The Russian government assured the IOC on Thursday it will not discriminate against homosexuals during the Sochi Olympics, while defending the law against gay "propaganda" that has provoked an international backlash. The IOC received a letter from Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak giving reassurances the host country will comply fully with the Olympic Charters provision against discrimination of any kind. "The Russian Federation guarantees the fulfilment of its obligations before the International Olympic Committee in its entirety," Kozak said. However, Kozak did not back down on the issue of the new law, which penalizes anyone who distributes information aimed at persuading minors that "nontraditional" relationships are normal or attractive. The law applies equally to everyone and "cannot be regarded as discrimination based on sexual orientation," Kozak said. The letter still leaves open the question of what would happen to Olympic athletes or fans if they make statements or gestures that could be considered propaganda. The law has provoked harsh international criticism ahead of the Feb. 7-23 Winter Olympics in the Russian resort of Sochi. Some activists have called for a boycott of the games, though President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron have ruled that out. Kozaks letter came after IOC President Jacques Rogge asked the Russians for further clarifications on the law and how it could impact on the Sochi Games. "We have today received strong written reassurances from the Russian government that everyone will be welcome at the games in Sochi regardless of their sexual orientation," Rogge said in a statement. The letter was addressed to Jean Claude-Killy, the French IOC member who heads the co-ordination commission for the Sochi Games. Its still not clear if an athlete or spectator could be prosecuted for weaaring a badge or rainbow pin or waving a small flag in solidarity with gay rights. Cheap Texas Rangers Jerseys. Political gestures of any kind are also prohibited by the IOC. The issue attracted attention at the world athletics championships in Moscow last week when Swedish high jumper Emma Green Tregaro painted her fingernails in the colours of the rainbow to support gay rights. The gesture prompted Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva to complain that Green Tregaro was disrespecting Russia. In his letter, Kozak said the legislation does not impose any restrictions on sexual orientation, and stressed the Russian constitution prohibits discrimination against anyone based on sex, race or religion. The law on gay propaganda, he said, centres on the "restriction of information that promotes non-traditional sexual relationships among children." "These legislations apply equally to all persons, irrespective of their race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation, and cannot be regarded as discrimination based on sexual orientation," he said. The letter added: "These requirements do not attract any limitations for participants and spectators of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi on their legal right of residence in the territory of the Russian Federation or participation in any events stipulated in the Games program that are contradictory to the Olympic Charter or universally recognized standards of international law on human rights." Homosexuality was decriminalized in Russia in 1993 and Russian officials have been at pains to emphasize that the law does not penalize gay orientation or activity. 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