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DENVER -- Reliever Jake McGee and the Colorado Rockies agreed Friday to a $5. Wholesale Air Max Sale Online .9 million, one-year contract, a raise of $1.1 million as part of a deal that avoided salary arbitration.He can earn an additional $200,000 in performance bonuses -- $50,000 each for 40, 50, 60 and 70 pitching appearances.Obtained from Tampa Bay after the 2015 season, McGee had 15 saves this year before hurting a knee. He didnt pitch for the Rockies between June 10 and July 2 and lost his closers job during the layoff. He wound up 2/3 with a 4.73 ERA in 57 games.Colorado failed to offer contracts to right-hander Matt Carasiti and first baseman/outfielder Stephen Cardullo, making the pair free agents. China Wholesale Nike Air Max Shoes . Wall made the comment in a speech to a Regina business crowd that included Lesnar. The U.S. wrestler and retired mixed martial artist says he was visiting his brothers farm in Saskatchewan and decided he wanted to hear what the premier had to say. Wholesale Air Max China . He says so-called TRT is only one problem and he wants to go even further than the ban. "Its about time," St-Pierre told reporters at a promotional event in Montreal on Friday. "I think its a good thing. http://www.airmaxauthentic.com/ . The All-Pro lineman got the leg bent under him while trying to make a tackle during the first half of a 22-20 overtime loss at Miami on Thursday night. The medical staff initially thought hed torn the ligament, and the test a day later in Cincinnati confirmed it. A look at whats happening all around the majors Sunday:---A-ROD ANNOUNCEMENTThe Yankees will hold a news conference with Alex Rodriguez before a game against Cleveland. The Yankees did not detail the purpose of the gathering, but said general manager Brian Cashman and manager Joe Girardi will be made available following Rodriguezs news conference. The 41-year-old designated hitter has just one start and seven at-bats since July 22 as the Yankees turn toward a youth movement and is stuck at 696 career home runs. Rodriguez has a $20 million salary this year and is owed $20 million in 2017, the final season of his $275 million, 10-year contract.ANY TAKERS?Tim Lincecum has been designated for assignment by the Angels, bringing into question the professional future of the two-time Cy Young Award winner. Any team can claim the right-hander, who struggled in his return this season from left hip surgery. If he goes unclaimed, Los Angeles hopes hell accept an assignment to Triple-A.DEGROM ON A ROLLJacob deGrom (7-5, 2.41) takes a 14-inning scoreless streak into the Mets matinee against the Tigers. The right-hander has gone seven innings in his past two starts, including in a 7-1 win over the Yankees on Aug. 2. Detroit counters with Anibal Sanchez (6-11, 6.26), who is cominng off his first win as a starter since April 28. Wholesale Air Max Shoes . .BUMGARNER VS NATSMadison Bumgarner (10-6, 2.25) leads the Giants into the series finale of a three-game set against the Nationals. NL West-leading San Francisco has lost each of Bumgarners last four starts, including when the left-hander allowed eight runs in a 13-8 defeat at Philadelphia on Aug. 2. NL East-leading Washington sends out Tanner Roark (11-6, 3.02).DOMINANT DYLANDylan Bundy (4-3, 3.05) tries to extend a dominant stretch when Baltimore faces the White Sox. The hyped rookie has taken no-hitters into the sixth inning in two straight starts and is 2-0 with a 3.00 ERA in four games since moving into the Os rotation. Resurgent James Shields (5-13, 4.92) took a step back in his last start, allowing six runs in an 11-5 loss to Detroit.STIFLED SOXBostons offense tries to rebound against Dodgers right-hander Brandon McCarthy (2-2, 2.76) after a 3-0 loss Saturday. McCarthy has a sparkling ERA in his return from Tommy John surgery but has totaled only seven innings over his last two starts on a limited pitch count. David Price (9-7, 4.30) hasnt won for Boston since July 10. cheap falcons jerseys cheap ravens jerseys cheap bills jerseys cheap bears jerseys cheap bengals jerseys cheap cowboys jerseys cheap lions jerseys cheap texans jerseys cheap colts jerseys cheap jaguars jerseys cheap chiefs jerseys cheap rams jerseys cheap dolphins jerseys cheap vikings jerseys cheap saints jerseys cheap giants jerseys cheap jets jerseys cheap eagles jerseys cheap steelers jerseys cheap 49ers jerseys ' ' ' 
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DENVER -- Reliever Jake McGee and the Colorado Rockies agreed Friday to a $5. Wholesale Air Max Sale Online .9 million, one-year contract, a raise of $1.1 million as part of a deal that avoided salary arbitration.He can earn an additional $200,000 in performance bonuses -- $50,000 each for 40, 50, 60 and 70 pitching appearances.Obtained from Tampa Bay after the 2015 season, McGee had 15 saves this year before hurting a knee. He didnt pitch for the Rockies between June 10 and July 2 and lost his closers job during the layoff. He wound up 2/3 with a 4.73 ERA in 57 games.Colorado failed to offer contracts to right-hander Matt Carasiti and first baseman/outfielder Stephen Cardullo, making the pair free agents. China Wholesale Nike Air Max Shoes . Wall made the comment in a speech to a Regina business crowd that included Lesnar. The U.S. wrestler and retired mixed martial artist says he was visiting his brothers farm in Saskatchewan and decided he wanted to hear what the premier had to say. Wholesale Air Max China . He says so-called TRT is only one problem and he wants to go even further than the ban. "Its about time," St-Pierre told reporters at a promotional event in Montreal on Friday. "I think its a good thing. http://www.airmaxauthentic.com/ . The All-Pro lineman got the leg bent under him while trying to make a tackle during the first half of a 22-20 overtime loss at Miami on Thursday night. The medical staff initially thought hed torn the ligament, and the test a day later in Cincinnati confirmed it. A look at whats happening all around the majors Sunday:---A-ROD ANNOUNCEMENTThe Yankees will hold a news conference with Alex Rodriguez before a game against Cleveland. The Yankees did not detail the purpose of the gathering, but said general manager Brian Cashman and manager Joe Girardi will be made available following Rodriguezs news conference. The 41-year-old designated hitter has just one start and seven at-bats since July 22 as the Yankees turn toward a youth movement and is stuck at 696 career home runs. Rodriguez has a $20 million salary this year and is owed $20 million in 2017, the final season of his $275 million, 10-year contract.ANY TAKERS?Tim Lincecum has been designated for assignment by the Angels, bringing into question the professional future of the two-time Cy Young Award winner. Any team can claim the right-hander, who struggled in his return this season from left hip surgery. If he goes unclaimed, Los Angeles hopes hell accept an assignment to Triple-A.DEGROM ON A ROLLJacob deGrom (7-5, 2.41) takes a 14-inning scoreless streak into the Mets matinee against the Tigers. The right-hander has gone seven innings in his past two starts, including in a 7-1 win over the Yankees on Aug. 2. Detroit counters with Anibal Sanchez (6-11, 6.26), who is cominng off his first win as a starter since April 28. Wholesale Air Max Shoes . .BUMGARNER VS NATSMadison Bumgarner (10-6, 2.25) leads the Giants into the series finale of a three-game set against the Nationals. NL West-leading San Francisco has lost each of Bumgarners last four starts, including when the left-hander allowed eight runs in a 13-8 defeat at Philadelphia on Aug. 2. NL East-leading Washington sends out Tanner Roark (11-6, 3.02).DOMINANT DYLANDylan Bundy (4-3, 3.05) tries to extend a dominant stretch when Baltimore faces the White Sox. The hyped rookie has taken no-hitters into the sixth inning in two straight starts and is 2-0 with a 3.00 ERA in four games since moving into the Os rotation. Resurgent James Shields (5-13, 4.92) took a step back in his last start, allowing six runs in an 11-5 loss to Detroit.STIFLED SOXBostons offense tries to rebound against Dodgers right-hander Brandon McCarthy (2-2, 2.76) after a 3-0 loss Saturday. McCarthy has a sparkling ERA in his return from Tommy John surgery but has totaled only seven innings over his last two starts on a limited pitch count. David Price (9-7, 4.30) hasnt won for Boston since July 10. cheap falcons jerseys cheap ravens jerseys cheap bills jerseys cheap bears jerseys cheap bengals jerseys cheap cowboys jerseys cheap lions jerseys cheap texans jerseys cheap colts jerseys cheap jaguars jerseys cheap chiefs jerseys cheap rams jerseys cheap dolphins jerseys cheap vikings jerseys cheap saints jerseys cheap giants jerseys cheap jets jerseys cheap eagles jerseys cheap steelers jerseys cheap 49ers jerseys ' ' ' 
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The verdict in former FIFA President Sepp Blatters appeal against a six-year ban for unethical conduct will be announced on Monday. Wholesale Retro Jordans China .The Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Friday it will publish the ruling at 3 p.m. Swiss time (1400 GMT).Blatter has repeatedly denied wrongdoing in authorizing a $2 million payment to Michel Platini in 2011. They claimed it was uncontracted salary for France great Platini advising Blatter from 1999 to 2002.FIFAs ethics committee ruled the payment was a conflict of interest in 2011 -- just as a FIFA presidential election campaign was starting -- and banned both for eight years last December. FIFAs appeal committee cut the bans to six years.Platini, who gave evidence for Blatter at a 14-hour hearing in August, previously had his ban cut to four years at CAS.Though a different three-member panel judged Blatters case, it would typically be obliged to respect the precedent of the Platini case which was based on much of the same evidence.Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings against Blatter in September 2015 when details of the disloyal payment to Platini emerged. Both men were questioned at FIFA headquarters by Swiss investigators who waited for them outside an executive committee meeting.The case ended then-FIFA vice president Platinis chance to replace Blatter as president, and also forced him out of UEFA.Whatever the verdict on Monday, Blatter faces another FIFA ethics investigation over alleged bribery and self-dealing in his contract, plus the employment deals of his former secretary general Jerome Valcke and finance director Markus Kattner. FIFA has fired both officials.FIFA ethics investigators said in September the latest case involved an alleged coordinated effort by three former top officials of FIFA to enrich themselves.Blatter received a 12 million Swiss franc ($12 million) bonus after the successful 2014 World Cup in Brazil and would have been due another 12 million Swiss francs for completing his 2015-19 presidential term, the contracts revealed.Blatter announced his intention in June 2015 to leave FIFA, days after American and Swiss federal investigations of alleged corruption were revealed.He was suspended from duty in October 2015, and his 40-year employment by FIFA formally ended in February when Platinis former right-hand man at UEFA, Gianni Infantino, was elected president. Wholesale Retro Jordans Cheap . Andrew Luck lost his favourite target and the Indianapolis locker room lost one of its most revered leaders when Reggie Wayne was diagnosed Monday with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee that will cost him the rest of the season. Cheap Jordan China Wholesale . -- Tony Stewart is 20 pounds lighter and has a titanium rod in his surgically repaired right leg. http://www.cheapjordanfromchina.com/ . Howard Ganz, an MLB lawyer, said in a letter to U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos that Rodriguezs claims do not come "remotely close" to what is needed to overturn an arbitration decision in federal court. MIAMI DOLPHINS (6-10)OPEN CAMP: July 29, Davie, FloridaLAST YEAR: For seventh year in row Dolphins failed to finish above .500, triggering yet another round of turnover at top. Coach Joe Philbin and coordinators were fired during season, and general manager Dennis Hickey departed afterward. Quarterback Ryan Tannehills play declined in fourth season, and defense was bad, ranking 28th against run, allowing franchise-record 4,000 net yards passing.IMPORTANT ADDITIONS: DE Mario Williams, rookie G Laremy Tunsil, RB Arian Foster, LB Kiko Alonso, CB Bobby Maxwell, S Isa Abdul-Quddus.IMPORTANT LOSSES: DEs Olivier Vernon and Derrick Shelby, CBs Brent Grimes, Brice McCain and Jamar Taylor, RB Lamar Miller, LB Kelvin Sheppard, WRs Rishard Matthews and Greg Jennings.CAMP NEEDS: New coach Adam Gase must find starters at both guard spots to solidify perennnially shaky offensive line. Wholesale Cheap Jordans From China. Jobs are also open at cornerback, defensive tackle and running back, where Jay Ajayi will compete with newcomer Arian Foster, four-time Pro Bowler who said he has recovered from torn Achilles tendon. DE Cameron Wake will also test surgically repaired Achilles tendon. 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BOISE, Idaho -- Jeremy McNichols suggested just the play to spark Boise States struggling offense, and then the 15th-ranked Broncos just had to hang on from there. Cheap MLB Jerseys Authentic .McNichols play resulted in an 80-yard touchdown run to break open a tight game, and Boise State withstood a late rally by Colorado State in a 28-23 win Saturday night.McNichols was untouched on the play, an inside run from a shotgun formation that put the Broncos up 21-3 late in the third quarter.We called the play earlier in the game and I almost broke that one, said McNichols, who rushed for a career-high 217 yards and two touchdowns. So when coach asked me what play to call, I told him we needed to call it again. And he called it.After the Broncos (6-0, 3-0 Mountain West) took a 28-3 lead early in the fourth quarter, Colorado State (3-4, 1-2) recovered two onside kicks in the final 6 minutes while scoring three straight TDs, cutting the deficit to five with 3:35 left.The Broncos recovered Colorado States third onside kick attempt and ran the clock down to 15 seconds before giving the Rams the ball at their own 27. Colorado State advanced the ball to the 40 on a play with multiple laterals, but a review ruled that a forward lateral was made, resulting in a 10-second runoff that ended the game.We came in tonight to make it a fourth quarter game, Colorado State coach Mike Bobo said. It wasnt the kind of fourth quarter game we envisioned, but we did what we had to do to have a chance at the end.The Rams became the first team to take a lead on Boise State this season when Wyatt Bryan kicked a 39-yard field goal with 7:24 remaining in the first quarter. The score snapped Boise States FBS school record of 306:36 without trailing.Colorado State, seeking its first road win of the season, struggled against a stingy defense for most of the game.However, the night belonged to McNichols, who also set career highs in 34 carries and 264 total yards.With Boise States offense sputtering, McNichols scored on runs of 5 and 80 yards to ignite the Broncos. McNichols has three runs of 80 yards or more in his career.That was a fight, Boise State coach Bryan Harsin said. There are certainly things to work on. Its hard to win every single week and come out prepared to win every single week. But Im fired up for our team and how they handled some adversity. Certainly at the end of the game, there are a lot of things we can learn from and coach from.Brett Rypien was 16-of-24 passing for 207 yards and one touchdown. Thomas Sperbeck led Boise States receiving corps with five catches for 72 yards and added an 11-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Richardson.Colorado State quarterback Nick Stevens was 17-of-31 passing for 184 yards and two touchdowns, while Dalyn Dawkins led the Rams on the ground with 66 yards.THE TAKEAWAYColorado State: Despite the loss, the Rams still have a good chance to become bowl eligible with three winnable conference games and a rivalry game with Air Force left on their schedule.Boise State: The Broncos remain in control of the Mountain Division and primed to return to the conference title game for the first time since 2014. However, they have yet to play Wyoming, which is the only other undefeated team in the division.POLL IMPLICATIONSThe Broncos have an opportunity to move up in the AP Top 25 again this week after No. 12 Mississippi lost to 22nd-ranked Arkansas.TIP OF THE CAPLate in the first half, Boise State, which honored the 2007 Fiesta Bowl team before the game, ran the Statue of Liberty, the same play the Broncos ran on the game-winning 2-point conversion to beat Oklahoma, 43-42, in the Fiesta Bowl. However, it didnt go as well, resulting in a 3-yard loss.UP NEXTColorado State: The Rams stay on the road for an afternoon conference tilt with UNLV.Boise State: The Broncos stay home but have a short week to prepare for a Thursday night matchup with nonconference foe BYU. Discount Nike MLB Jerseys . Malkin got tangled up with Detroits Luke Glendening early in the third period and his left skate took the brunt of collision with the boards behind Pittsburghs net. Wholesale Nike MLB Jerseys . The All-Pro lineman got the leg bent under him while trying to make a tackle during the first half of a 22-20 overtime loss at Miami on Thursday night. The medical staff initially thought hed torn the ligament, and the test a day later in Cincinnati confirmed it. http://www.cheapmlbjerseyssigned.com/ . While hell be dialed in to that tournament on a course he loves, you can forgive him if his eyes glance down the calendar just a bit, towards April.Harry Redknapp has claimed he is willing to act as an advisor for Jordan but is unlikely to return as boss of the national team. The former West Ham, Portsmouth, Southampton, Tottenham and QPR managers two-game deal finished after a 5-1 defeat in Australia on Tuesday, which ended Jordans chances of reaching the 2018 World Cup.Jordan also missed out on reaching the next stage of the Asian section by a point despite an 8-0 win over Bangladesh in Redknapps first game last week. Redknapp, who was initially appointed by president of the Jordan FA Prince Ali bin al-Hussein, was open to extending his stay if they had progressed but insists he still wants to help even if he is not coaching the squad.I would help them, the Prince or anyone, free of charge. I would meet them in London, have a chat and if they want me to do anything any time then Im only too pleased to do it, Redknapp said.I would do a little bit of stuff if they wanted me to. If I could help in any way then I would give my time because they were fantastic people.I dont know what full-time [manager] would be but I couldnt go and live away. I would like to see them get one of their own lads in. Redknapp saw Jordan lose 5-1 against Australia I would have loved to have qualified for the Prince and all the people there. Authentic Nike MLB Gear. It was a great experience for me, something Ill never forget and something Ill treasure for the rest of my life.Redknapp, who is also acting as an advisor at Derby, was joined by long-time assistant Kevin Bond and conceded Tuesdays game in Sydney was a step too far for Jordan.They were on a different level to us. Australia drew 2-2 with Germany, the world champions, and go to play England in a few weeks, Redknapp said.Our lads are great lads but their set-up is on another level. Theres always a gulf, thats football.But they were special people. All of the coaching staff stayed up [after the game]. They wouldnt go to bed because our flight was at 6:30 in the morning. They sat with us in the hotel until we left for the airport, even though they were tired. 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BOISE, Idaho -- Jeremy McNichols suggested just the play to spark Boise States struggling offense, and then the 15th-ranked Broncos just had to hang on from there. Cheap MLB Jerseys Authentic .McNichols play resulted in an 80-yard touchdown run to break open a tight game, and Boise State withstood a late rally by Colorado State in a 28-23 win Saturday night.McNichols was untouched on the play, an inside run from a shotgun formation that put the Broncos up 21-3 late in the third quarter.We called the play earlier in the game and I almost broke that one, said McNichols, who rushed for a career-high 217 yards and two touchdowns. So when coach asked me what play to call, I told him we needed to call it again. And he called it.After the Broncos (6-0, 3-0 Mountain West) took a 28-3 lead early in the fourth quarter, Colorado State (3-4, 1-2) recovered two onside kicks in the final 6 minutes while scoring three straight TDs, cutting the deficit to five with 3:35 left.The Broncos recovered Colorado States third onside kick attempt and ran the clock down to 15 seconds before giving the Rams the ball at their own 27. Colorado State advanced the ball to the 40 on a play with multiple laterals, but a review ruled that a forward lateral was made, resulting in a 10-second runoff that ended the game.We came in tonight to make it a fourth quarter game, Colorado State coach Mike Bobo said. It wasnt the kind of fourth quarter game we envisioned, but we did what we had to do to have a chance at the end.The Rams became the first team to take a lead on Boise State this season when Wyatt Bryan kicked a 39-yard field goal with 7:24 remaining in the first quarter. The score snapped Boise States FBS school record of 306:36 without trailing.Colorado State, seeking its first road win of the season, struggled against a stingy defense for most of the game.However, the night belonged to McNichols, who also set career highs in 34 carries and 264 total yards.With Boise States offense sputtering, McNichols scored on runs of 5 and 80 yards to ignite the Broncos. McNichols has three runs of 80 yards or more in his career.That was a fight, Boise State coach Bryan Harsin said. There are certainly things to work on. Its hard to win every single week and come out prepared to win every single week. But Im fired up for our team and how they handled some adversity. Certainly at the end of the game, there are a lot of things we can learn from and coach from.Brett Rypien was 16-of-24 passing for 207 yards and one touchdown. Thomas Sperbeck led Boise States receiving corps with five catches for 72 yards and added an 11-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Richardson.Colorado State quarterback Nick Stevens was 17-of-31 passing for 184 yards and two touchdowns, while Dalyn Dawkins led the Rams on the ground with 66 yards.THE TAKEAWAYColorado State: Despite the loss, the Rams still have a good chance to become bowl eligible with three winnable conference games and a rivalry game with Air Force left on their schedule.Boise State: The Broncos remain in control of the Mountain Division and primed to return to the conference title game for the first time since 2014. However, they have yet to play Wyoming, which is the only other undefeated team in the division.POLL IMPLICATIONSThe Broncos have an opportunity to move up in the AP Top 25 again this week after No. 12 Mississippi lost to 22nd-ranked Arkansas.TIP OF THE CAPLate in the first half, Boise State, which honored the 2007 Fiesta Bowl team before the game, ran the Statue of Liberty, the same play the Broncos ran on the game-winning 2-point conversion to beat Oklahoma, 43-42, in the Fiesta Bowl. However, it didnt go as well, resulting in a 3-yard loss.UP NEXTColorado State: The Rams stay on the road for an afternoon conference tilt with UNLV.Boise State: The Broncos stay home but have a short week to prepare for a Thursday night matchup with nonconference foe BYU. Discount Nike MLB Jerseys . Malkin got tangled up with Detroits Luke Glendening early in the third period and his left skate took the brunt of collision with the boards behind Pittsburghs net. Wholesale Nike MLB Jerseys . The All-Pro lineman got the leg bent under him while trying to make a tackle during the first half of a 22-20 overtime loss at Miami on Thursday night. The medical staff initially thought hed torn the ligament, and the test a day later in Cincinnati confirmed it. http://www.cheapmlbjerseyssigned.com/ . While hell be dialed in to that tournament on a course he loves, you can forgive him if his eyes glance down the calendar just a bit, towards April.Harry Redknapp has claimed he is willing to act as an advisor for Jordan but is unlikely to return as boss of the national team. The former West Ham, Portsmouth, Southampton, Tottenham and QPR managers two-game deal finished after a 5-1 defeat in Australia on Tuesday, which ended Jordans chances of reaching the 2018 World Cup.Jordan also missed out on reaching the next stage of the Asian section by a point despite an 8-0 win over Bangladesh in Redknapps first game last week. Redknapp, who was initially appointed by president of the Jordan FA Prince Ali bin al-Hussein, was open to extending his stay if they had progressed but insists he still wants to help even if he is not coaching the squad.I would help them, the Prince or anyone, free of charge. I would meet them in London, have a chat and if they want me to do anything any time then Im only too pleased to do it, Redknapp said.I would do a little bit of stuff if they wanted me to. If I could help in any way then I would give my time because they were fantastic people.I dont know what full-time [manager] would be but I couldnt go and live away. I would like to see them get one of their own lads in. Redknapp saw Jordan lose 5-1 against Australia I would have loved to have qualified for the Prince and all the people there. Authentic Nike MLB Gear. It was a great experience for me, something Ill never forget and something Ill treasure for the rest of my life.Redknapp, who is also acting as an advisor at Derby, was joined by long-time assistant Kevin Bond and conceded Tuesdays game in Sydney was a step too far for Jordan.They were on a different level to us. Australia drew 2-2 with Germany, the world champions, and go to play England in a few weeks, Redknapp said.Our lads are great lads but their set-up is on another level. Theres always a gulf, thats football.But they were special people. All of the coaching staff stayed up [after the game]. They wouldnt go to bed because our flight was at 6:30 in the morning. They sat with us in the hotel until we left for the airport, even though they were tired. 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BOISE, Idaho -- Jeremy McNichols suggested just the play to spark Boise States struggling offense, and then the 15th-ranked Broncos just had to hang on from there. Cheap MLB Jerseys Authentic .McNichols play resulted in an 80-yard touchdown run to break open a tight game, and Boise State withstood a late rally by Colorado State in a 28-23 win Saturday night.McNichols was untouched on the play, an inside run from a shotgun formation that put the Broncos up 21-3 late in the third quarter.We called the play earlier in the game and I almost broke that one, said McNichols, who rushed for a career-high 217 yards and two touchdowns. So when coach asked me what play to call, I told him we needed to call it again. And he called it.After the Broncos (6-0, 3-0 Mountain West) took a 28-3 lead early in the fourth quarter, Colorado State (3-4, 1-2) recovered two onside kicks in the final 6 minutes while scoring three straight TDs, cutting the deficit to five with 3:35 left.The Broncos recovered Colorado States third onside kick attempt and ran the clock down to 15 seconds before giving the Rams the ball at their own 27. Colorado State advanced the ball to the 40 on a play with multiple laterals, but a review ruled that a forward lateral was made, resulting in a 10-second runoff that ended the game.We came in tonight to make it a fourth quarter game, Colorado State coach Mike Bobo said. It wasnt the kind of fourth quarter game we envisioned, but we did what we had to do to have a chance at the end.The Rams became the first team to take a lead on Boise State this season when Wyatt Bryan kicked a 39-yard field goal with 7:24 remaining in the first quarter. The score snapped Boise States FBS school record of 306:36 without trailing.Colorado State, seeking its first road win of the season, struggled against a stingy defense for most of the game.However, the night belonged to McNichols, who also set career highs in 34 carries and 264 total yards.With Boise States offense sputtering, McNichols scored on runs of 5 and 80 yards to ignite the Broncos. McNichols has three runs of 80 yards or more in his career.That was a fight, Boise State coach Bryan Harsin said. There are certainly things to work on. Its hard to win every single week and come out prepared to win every single week. But Im fired up for our team and how they handled some adversity. Certainly at the end of the game, there are a lot of things we can learn from and coach from.Brett Rypien was 16-of-24 passing for 207 yards and one touchdown. Thomas Sperbeck led Boise States receiving corps with five catches for 72 yards and added an 11-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Richardson.Colorado State quarterback Nick Stevens was 17-of-31 passing for 184 yards and two touchdowns, while Dalyn Dawkins led the Rams on the ground with 66 yards.THE TAKEAWAYColorado State: Despite the loss, the Rams still have a good chance to become bowl eligible with three winnable conference games and a rivalry game with Air Force left on their schedule.Boise State: The Broncos remain in control of the Mountain Division and primed to return to the conference title game for the first time since 2014. However, they have yet to play Wyoming, which is the only other undefeated team in the division.POLL IMPLICATIONSThe Broncos have an opportunity to move up in the AP Top 25 again this week after No. 12 Mississippi lost to 22nd-ranked Arkansas.TIP OF THE CAPLate in the first half, Boise State, which honored the 2007 Fiesta Bowl team before the game, ran the Statue of Liberty, the same play the Broncos ran on the game-winning 2-point conversion to beat Oklahoma, 43-42, in the Fiesta Bowl. However, it didnt go as well, resulting in a 3-yard loss.UP NEXTColorado State: The Rams stay on the road for an afternoon conference tilt with UNLV.Boise State: The Broncos stay home but have a short week to prepare for a Thursday night matchup with nonconference foe BYU. Discount Nike MLB Jerseys . Malkin got tangled up with Detroits Luke Glendening early in the third period and his left skate took the brunt of collision with the boards behind Pittsburghs net. Wholesale Nike MLB Jerseys . The All-Pro lineman got the leg bent under him while trying to make a tackle during the first half of a 22-20 overtime loss at Miami on Thursday night. The medical staff initially thought hed torn the ligament, and the test a day later in Cincinnati confirmed it. http://www.cheapmlbjerseyssigned.com/ . While hell be dialed in to that tournament on a course he loves, you can forgive him if his eyes glance down the calendar just a bit, towards April.Harry Redknapp has claimed he is willing to act as an advisor for Jordan but is unlikely to return as boss of the national team. The former West Ham, Portsmouth, Southampton, Tottenham and QPR managers two-game deal finished after a 5-1 defeat in Australia on Tuesday, which ended Jordans chances of reaching the 2018 World Cup.Jordan also missed out on reaching the next stage of the Asian section by a point despite an 8-0 win over Bangladesh in Redknapps first game last week. Redknapp, who was initially appointed by president of the Jordan FA Prince Ali bin al-Hussein, was open to extending his stay if they had progressed but insists he still wants to help even if he is not coaching the squad.I would help them, the Prince or anyone, free of charge. I would meet them in London, have a chat and if they want me to do anything any time then Im only too pleased to do it, Redknapp said.I would do a little bit of stuff if they wanted me to. If I could help in any way then I would give my time because they were fantastic people.I dont know what full-time [manager] would be but I couldnt go and live away. I would like to see them get one of their own lads in. Redknapp saw Jordan lose 5-1 against Australia I would have loved to have qualified for the Prince and all the people there. Authentic Nike MLB Gear. It was a great experience for me, something Ill never forget and something Ill treasure for the rest of my life.Redknapp, who is also acting as an advisor at Derby, was joined by long-time assistant Kevin Bond and conceded Tuesdays game in Sydney was a step too far for Jordan.They were on a different level to us. Australia drew 2-2 with Germany, the world champions, and go to play England in a few weeks, Redknapp said.Our lads are great lads but their set-up is on another level. Theres always a gulf, thats football.But they were special people. All of the coaching staff stayed up [after the game]. They wouldnt go to bed because our flight was at 6:30 in the morning. They sat with us in the hotel until we left for the airport, even though they were tired. 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Lizzie Armitstead says her reputation has been tarnished after the missed drugs tests which put her Olympics place in jeopardy. Cheap Nike Air Max 90 Shoes China .The 27-year-old, who will feature in the road race on Sunday, says she was naive in not challenging her first missed drugs test until the threat of a suspension loomed large.And she was left in turmoil under the warning of a two-year ban until the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled she was free to compete in Rio as the first of three whereabouts failures was scrubbed from her record.I felt like I was standing on a cliff and I was going to fall off the edge, she told the Daily Mail.It was more than just missing the Olympics in Rio. It was everything else. It was what was going on with my family.I was more concerned about my reputation and peoples understanding of it. I could have been banned. Thats what I was most scared about. All the hard work being for nothing.It was basically my livelihood and my sport being taken away from me. It was everything. A black line.The hardest thing about this situation is that there will be people who will always have doubts about my performances.Armitsteads first missed test, on August 20, 2015, while she was in Sweden ahead of a race, was declared void by CAS after it ruled UK Anti-Dopings control officer had failed to follow procedure.UKAD is awaiting the reasoned decision from CAS.I did think about [challenging the first failure], Armitstead added.But the reason I didnt was because it was my first strike and it was very close to the World Championships, so I was travelling to America.I also didnt have the legal advice. It felt very much them against me. I was very naive. I went ahead to the World Championships and I didnt want the distraction.UKAD chief executive Nicole Sapstead told BBC Sport: Id like to think that we are a reasonable organisation and we dont bring cases against athletes unless we see reason for doing so.Athletes must make themselves available for testing for one hour each day and inform testers of their location.Armitstead was charged by UKAD with three whereabouts failures on July 11, leading to a suspension pending disciplinary action.She was Britains first medallist of London 2012 four years ago with silver in the road race on The Mall and is one of the favourites for the same event in Rio on Sunday.The second failure was an administrative error on October 5, 2015 and the third was a missed test on June 9, 2016, following an emergency change of plans due to a serious illness within her family.Armitstead did not dispute the later two faults, but successfully appealed to CAS over the first missed test.Armitstead said the doping control officer did not identify himself to hotel staff and was unable to get hold of her, as her phone was on silent.She added: It was found that he did not do a good enough job in trying to find me. I was the leader of the World Cup, I was tested the next day, and that sample was negative. Nike Air Max 90 China . The lawyers filed a 33-page amended complaint Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan, expanding on the suit originally filed Oct. 3 in New York Supreme Court. Arbitrator Fredric Horowitz last week refused to compel Selig to testify in the grievance, and Rodriguez then walked out of the hearing without testifying. Air Max 90 Wholesale . Peter Gammons, an analyst for Major League Baseballs network and website, drew the ire of hockey fans on Sunday when he criticized the two NHL teams on Twitter for their physical game the night before. http://www.airmax90wholesale.com/ . All of the scoring came in the final 20:04. Lucic scored on a power play at 15:46 of the third period, when he tipped a shot over Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen for a 3-1 lead. GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals and All-Pro defensive back Tyrann Mathieu have agreed to a five-year contract extension, a rich reward for a player once considered a high-risk draftee.A person with knowledge of the agreement says the contract totals $62.5 million, with $40 million guaranteed. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the terms were not revealed.The agreement, announced by the team on Tuesday night, comes despite major injuries to both of Mathieus knees in his first three NFL seasons. He has yet to play a full NFL season.Mathieu, known as the Honey Badger to his multitude of fans, sent a tweet earlier Tuesday that said simply, blessed.The agreement is further evidence of his remarkable rise after being out of football for a season following his dismissal from LSU for marijuana-related offenses.Mathieu was considered a risk when the Cardinals chose him in the third round (69th overall) in the 2013 draft, but he quickly developed into one of the teams top players and evolved into a vocal leader with no off-field issues.Mathieus first contract had $800,000 guaranteed with a multitude of drug tests, but much of the money was spread over four seasons because of concerns about his earlier problems.The new contract would be the largest for a safety in NFL history. Although he is listed as a safety and earned All-Pro honors at that position, Mathieu had more plays at cornerback last season. Basically, hes a do-everything defensive back.It was unclear whether the contract had contingencies if Mathieu suffers further serious injuries. The guarantee may be unprecedented for a young player who had undergone two knee surgeries in such a short period of time.Mathieu tore his left ACL and LCL on a brutal hit against St. Louis in December of his rookie season and tore his right ACL in a non-contact injury following an interception late in a one-sided victory at Philadelphia last Dec. 20. The Cardinals defense was noticeably less effective after losing Mathieuu, who brings an emotional edge to his game as well as his considerable physical skills and instincts. Cheap Air Max 90 Free Shipping. Coach Bruce Arians voice cracked with emotion when he revealed to reporters the extent of Mathieus injury the day after the Eagles game.When Mathieu returned in his second season, he had difficulty adjusting to playing with a knee brace.The second injury was far less seriou
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Lizzie Armitstead says her reputation has been tarnished after the missed drugs tests which put her Olympics place in jeopardy. Cheap Nike Air Max 90 Shoes China .The 27-year-old, who will feature in the road race on Sunday, says she was naive in not challenging her first missed drugs test until the threat of a suspension loomed large.And she was left in turmoil under the warning of a two-year ban until the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled she was free to compete in Rio as the first of three whereabouts failures was scrubbed from her record.I felt like I was standing on a cliff and I was going to fall off the edge, she told the Daily Mail.It was more than just missing the Olympics in Rio. It was everything else. It was what was going on with my family.I was more concerned about my reputation and peoples understanding of it. I could have been banned. Thats what I was most scared about. All the hard work being for nothing.It was basically my livelihood and my sport being taken away from me. It was everything. A black line.The hardest thing about this situation is that there will be people who will always have doubts about my performances.Armitsteads first missed test, on August 20, 2015, while she was in Sweden ahead of a race, was declared void by CAS after it ruled UK Anti-Dopings control officer had failed to follow procedure.UKAD is awaiting the reasoned decision from CAS.I did think about [challenging the first failure], Armitstead added.But the reason I didnt was because it was my first strike and it was very close to the World Championships, so I was travelling to America.I also didnt have the legal advice. It felt very much them against me. I was very naive. I went ahead to the World Championships and I didnt want the distraction.UKAD chief executive Nicole Sapstead told BBC Sport: Id like to think that we are a reasonable organisation and we dont bring cases against athletes unless we see reason for doing so.Athletes must make themselves available for testing for one hour each day and inform testers of their location.Armitstead was charged by UKAD with three whereabouts failures on July 11, leading to a suspension pending disciplinary action.She was Britains first medallist of London 2012 four years ago with silver in the road race on The Mall and is one of the favourites for the same event in Rio on Sunday.The second failure was an administrative error on October 5, 2015 and the third was a missed test on June 9, 2016, following an emergency change of plans due to a serious illness within her family.Armitstead did not dispute the later two faults, but successfully appealed to CAS over the first missed test.Armitstead said the doping control officer did not identify himself to hotel staff and was unable to get hold of her, as her phone was on silent.She added: It was found that he did not do a good enough job in trying to find me. I was the leader of the World Cup, I was tested the next day, and that sample was negative. Nike Air Max 90 China . The lawyers filed a 33-page amended complaint Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan, expanding on the suit originally filed Oct. 3 in New York Supreme Court. Arbitrator Fredric Horowitz last week refused to compel Selig to testify in the grievance, and Rodriguez then walked out of the hearing without testifying. Air Max 90 Wholesale . Peter Gammons, an analyst for Major League Baseballs network and website, drew the ire of hockey fans on Sunday when he criticized the two NHL teams on Twitter for their physical game the night before. http://www.airmax90wholesale.com/ . All of the scoring came in the final 20:04. Lucic scored on a power play at 15:46 of the third period, when he tipped a shot over Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen for a 3-1 lead. GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals and All-Pro defensive back Tyrann Mathieu have agreed to a five-year contract extension, a rich reward for a player once considered a high-risk draftee.A person with knowledge of the agreement says the contract totals $62.5 million, with $40 million guaranteed. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the terms were not revealed.The agreement, announced by the team on Tuesday night, comes despite major injuries to both of Mathieus knees in his first three NFL seasons. He has yet to play a full NFL season.Mathieu, known as the Honey Badger to his multitude of fans, sent a tweet earlier Tuesday that said simply, blessed.The agreement is further evidence of his remarkable rise after being out of football for a season following his dismissal from LSU for marijuana-related offenses.Mathieu was considered a risk when the Cardinals chose him in the third round (69th overall) in the 2013 draft, but he quickly developed into one of the teams top players and evolved into a vocal leader with no off-field issues.Mathieus first contract had $800,000 guaranteed with a multitude of drug tests, but much of the money was spread over four seasons because of concerns about his earlier problems.The new contract would be the largest for a safety in NFL history. Although he is listed as a safety and earned All-Pro honors at that position, Mathieu had more plays at cornerback last season. Basically, hes a do-everything defensive back.It was unclear whether the contract had contingencies if Mathieu suffers further serious injuries. The guarantee may be unprecedented for a young player who had undergone two knee surgeries in such a short period of time.Mathieu tore his left ACL and LCL on a brutal hit against St. Louis in December of his rookie season and tore his right ACL in a non-contact injury following an interception late in a one-sided victory at Philadelphia last Dec. 20. The Cardinals defense was noticeably less effective after losing Mathieuu, who brings an emotional edge to his game as well as his considerable physical skills and instincts. Cheap Air Max 90 Free Shipping. Coach Bruce Arians voice cracked with emotion when he revealed to reporters the extent of Mathieus injury the day after the Eagles game.When Mathieu returned in his second season, he had difficulty adjusting to playing with a knee brace.The second injury was far less seriou
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Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Monday. Wholesale World Series Jerseys Baseball . A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EST:- Baseballs Rookie of the Year awards are announced, with the Dodgers Corey Seager the NL favorite and the Tigers Michael Fulmer and the Yankees Gary Sanchez the ALs top contenders. NL about 6:15 p.m., AL about 6:45 p.m.- DOHA, Qatar -- Donald Trumps election looms over race for 2024 Olympics, with Los Angeles, Paris and Budapest set to make their first presentations. The Los Angeles mayor has said a Trump victory might alienate IOC voters.- EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants (5-3) go for their first four-game winning streak since 2013 when they play the Cincinnati Bengals (3-4-1) and look to stay close to Dallas in the NFC East. Game starts 8:30 p.m.- ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Three of the NFLs biggest games of Week 10 came down to calls made at the very end. It worked out for the Broncos and Cowboys but not the Patriots.- RENTON, Wash. -- Short week. Cross-country trip. Facing New England off a bye. The Seattle Seahawks had all the excuses for a poor performance and instead pulled off one of their best regular-season wins under Pete Carroll.- FRISCO, Texas -- With Dallas riding an eight-game winning streak to the NFLs best record, Dak Prescott starting over a healthy Tony Romo isnt even a question at the moment. The question is how far the rookie can take the Cowboys.- NEW YORK -- Duke holds the No. 1 spot in the APs first regular-season poll in mens college basketball, keeping its big lead over Kentucky. The womens rankings are released at about 1 p.m.- In the only mens college basketball game involving two ranked teams, No. 3 and defending champion Villanova plays at No. 15 Purdue in season openers for both schools. Game starts 7 p.m.- Four key womens college games: No. 2 Baylor-No. 9 UCLA (7 p.m.); No. 3 UConn-No. 12 Florida State (6 p.m.); No. 4 South Carolina-No. 7 Ohio State (6 p.m.); and No. 8 Texas-No. 11 Stanford (8 p.m.).- ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- No. 4 Michigan can still win the Big Ten and make the playoffs. To do so the Wolverines must beat Indiana, No. 2 Ohio State and win the conference title game.- CLEMSON, S.C. -- No. 5 Clemson looks to quickly rebound from its first regular-season loss since 2014. The focus turns to beating Wake Forest on Saturday to win a spot in the ACC championship game.- NORMAN, Okla. -- No. 8 Oklahomas seemingly dead playoff hopes are back in play. The Sooners next play at No. 10 West Virginia, with a chance to at least share the Big 12 title.- SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- After losing its opener at home against Mexico in the final round of World Cup qualifying, the U.S. hopes to rebound Tuesday against Costa Rica, a team it has never beaten in a road qualifier.- LONDON -- Stan Wawrinka loses to Kei Nishikori in his opening match at the season-ending ATP finals. Andy Murray, playing as the No. 1 player for the first time, faces Marin Cilic.- INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Pacers coach Frank Vogel makes his first trip back to Indianapolis when his Orlando Magic play Indiana. The Pacers lost at home Saturday, with Paul George out because of an injured ankle.- The race for the European Tours top player is down to four golfers: Henrik Stenson, Danny Willett, Rory McIlroy and Alex Noren. Cheap Philadelphia Phillies Jerseys . Fred Couples, captain of the U.S. side, put it all into perspective. "We know whos in charge," he said. 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Having finally overcome his mental demons, Western Sydney goalkeeper Jerrad Tyson hopes his first A-League showing in nearly three years was enough to earn him a recall.Wanderers coach Tony Popovic gave Tyson the nod for last Fridays 1-1 draw with Melbourne City, in a sign he may have tired with maligned regular No.1 Andrew Redmayne.Thrown in at the deep end against Bruno Fornaroli and Tim Cahill, the 27-year-old admitted he wasnt sure his form, untested since February 2014, would stand up.I felt pressure going into the game because Ive been a reserve goalkeeper for a long time now, Tyson said.I suppose I had a few demons in my own head thinking `am I actually good enough to play at this level?Getting the opportunity to play on Friday night was fantastic, just for my own head to say, `yes, I do feel like Im good enough to play at this level.IIll certainly keep training hard and hope to get the nod again this week against Brisbane. Cheap Cleveland Indians Jerseys. I loved it. It was something Ive been waiting a long time for and it lived up to all expectations.Tysons gain was undoubtedly Redmaynes pain, the latter dropped following criticism of his recent performances.But Tyson said Redmayne had been nothing but supportive of the sudden competition.Redders and I have known each other for 10 years and played in a lot of teams together ... weve got a really close friendship first of all, and a very professional relationship on the pitch as well, he said.I was always supporting him when he had the job, and he was fantastic for me this week with me getting the nod for the game. cheap falcons jerseys cheap ravens jerseys cheap bills jerseys cheap bears jerseys cheap bengals jerseys cheap cowboys jerseys cheap lions jerseys cheap texans jerseys cheap colts jerseys cheap jaguars jerseys cheap chiefs jerseys cheap rams jerseys cheap dolphins jerseys cheap vikings jerseys cheap saints jerseys cheap giants jerseys cheap jets jerseys cheap eagles jerseys cheap steelers jerseys cheap 49ers jerseys ' ' ' 
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Samoa versus Tonga breathing life into the international scene, Hull demolishing Saints and Sam Burgess feature in Set of Six. Cheap Air Max 90 Sale . Test RugbyA mixed bag of international rugby was served up over the weekend as Australia and New Zealand clashed in Newcastle while Samoa and Tonga met at Sydneys Pirtek Stadium. Unfortunately, Australia versus New Zealand did not quite live up to expectations as the Aussies ran out 16-0 winners over their depleted opponents. It was the Kangaroos first win over the Kiwis in two years, but they still came under criticism for their performance. Former Origin coach Phil Gould slammed the performance, saying the squad needs a complete overhaul in order to compete at the 2017 World Cup. Darius Boyd powers over for an Australia try Restoring our faith in the international game was Samoas 18-6 win over Tonga in a cracking contest. It was great to see Hull duo Frank Pritchard and Sika Manu travel to Australia to skipper Samoa and Tonga respectively. In a bruising encounter, both sides showed their passion and commitment to play for their country and rugby league was the real winner on the day.Unique insight Sky Sports gained unique access to a rugby league half-time team talk as John Kear delivered his message to his Batley Bulldogs Batley Bulldogs coach John Kear gave Sky Sports unprecedented access during their Challenge Cup tie with Catalans Dragons.The Batley boss wore a microphone during the sixth round match at the Foxs Biscuits Stadium where the Championship part-timers produced a battling performance but had no answer to the Catalans power in a 40-4 defeat.Kears half-time team-talk was particularly insightful - click on the video above to see how he handles their expectations...Class from Hull Hull FC coach Lee Radford says there is more to come from his side There were no giant slayers over the weekend with the biggest shock being Hull knocking over St Helens.Hull were at their attacking best as they ran in eight tries during their 47-18 win over Saints, and coach Lee Radford says the performance is just the beginning.Because of the importance of the fixture it was our best performance of the season but there is still more to come for us and we had three big players missing, said Radford. We had some exceptional performances but it was a great team display and we never looked in any trouble. The enthusiasm and energy we carried the football with was really pleasing.Things can happen for this team because there are some outstanding individuals within this group.Next up for Hull is a return to Super League action when they travel to the DW Stadium to face Wigan on Friday, live on Sky Sports 3.Return of Tomkins? Will Tomkins be back for Wigan on Friday? Talking of Wigan, Sam Tomkins is set to make his long awaited return to Super League. Tomkins re-joined his hometown club but has yet to play this season, having sustained a knee ligament injury while playing for New Zealand Warriors last year.Wigans 54-4 win over Dewsbury in the Challenge Cup would have boosted their confidence ahead of Fridays clash. The Warriors, currently fourth on the Super league table, were beaten 40-10 by Warrington in their last Super League outing but the defeat did not worry coach Shaun Wane too much.Speaking after the defeat to Warrington, Wane said: Lets be real about it, weve got some good players not playing at the moment.The players that are taking to the field have played a lot of games and Im proud of their effort. As a club were in a good place, you look at who is in that dressing room at the end that arent playing and well be okay.Rhinos call to armsLeeds chief executive Gary Hetherington issued a rallying cry after the Rhinos 36-22 defeat to Huddersfield. Hetheringtons letter to the fans claimed that the future is bright and urged the fans not to panic.Unless you are a very long-standing fan, this experience is something new to us all as we find ourselves in a tough position and one that is in complete contrast to this time last year, Hetherington wrote.As I am sure you know, this is what can happen in professional team sport and most clubs in this situation would be in crisis with low morale, a blame culture and a frenzy to make wholesale changes throughout the organisation. But thats not the case here!I find myself surrounded not by pessimists but by an incredibly energised and positive group of players, coaches and staff who are all working incredibly hard to achieve new and different goals. Our first and most immediate goal is to climb the Super League table and then make the top eight by round 23.I genuinely believe we can all look to some exciting times ahead, he added. We have a vision for the club and a set of values which underpin all we do.Burgess forced to apologise Sam Burgess in action for the South Sydney Rabbitohs Sam Burgess came under fire for filming his wife singing whilst driving. The Rabbitohs star drew plenty of criticism on social media after posting a clip of his wife Phoebe belting out a rendition of Cold Chisels classic song Khe Sanh while he was behind the wheel.Its unacceptable. I made a mistake and obviously Ill pay the fine and get the points, said Burgess.Its a mistake and something Ill learn from, and hopefully people can learn from. But Ill move on from it now and look forward to the game this weekend. The good news is that Burgess said he will be fit for the Rabbitohs clash with Parramatta on Friday, despite injuring his ankle in their defeat to the Wests Tigers last time out. Also See: WATCH: Top 5 Super League tries Tomkins set to face Hull Hull hammer sluggish Saints Follow @SkySportsRL Buy Air Max 90 Canada . 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I dont have an answer for it, I wish I did.” Had they not collapsed in the final moments of regulation at the TD Garden on Monday evening before falling in overtime, the Leafs would have been hosting the opening game of a second round series with the New York Rangers. Instead, they were left to contemplate how a three-goal lead could disintegrate in such horrifying fashion. “We play that game 100 times, I dont think it happens again,” Dave Nonis, the Leafs general manager stated. “We have to find a way of flushing that memory out of our system [though] because if we dwell on that for the next three months were not going to be prepared for October.” In final exit meetings on Thursday morning, Carlyle and the Toronto coaching staff delivered a similar message, a need to absorb the sting of heart-wrenching reality before moving forward and beyond the late-game failure. “The only thing that I said to them is I said that itll take some time,” Carlyle relayed of his conversations with the group. “Time will heal this, but we can never forget it. And thats one of the things that we will and Im sure [the media] will be bringing this up on a regular basis when we start next year. How can you ignore it? You cant. Its the reality.” James Reimer relived the experience just a day after. “It was tough to watch,” he said of the carnage, which saw the Bruins score twice in the final two minutes before Patrice Bergeron sealed the series with his second of the game in overtime. “The way we lost definitely eats at you quite a bit,” added James van Riemsdyk, who led the team with seven points in the playoffs. Bitter disappointment of the defeat aside, the Leafs nonetheless managed to have an improbably successful season, reaching the post-season for the first time in nine years. Additionally, they were able to align and confirm various building blocks of the organization: Cody Franson emerged as capable two-way defender; Nazem Kadri demonstrated his worth as an NHL regular; James Reimer proved himself a capable starter; Phil Kessel solidified his status as a bona-fide star; van Riemsdyk offered prominent flashes of power forward potential. Despite their finish as the unlikely fifth seed in the Eastern Conference, however, Nonis and the Leafs management team are unlikely to buy into the notion that their roster is just a piece or two away from regular contending status. While he would not outline specific off-season needs, other than to say upgrades across the roster would be desired, the Leafs roster would certainly stand to benefit from aid on defence, specifically an established presence in the top-four, some added stability and size on the wing – David Clarkson perhaps? –  and further clarity down the middle with uncertainty surrounding the likes of Tyler Bozak and perhaps Mikhail Grabovski, who struggled mightily (until the post-season) under Carlyle. “We need to get better,” Nonis said. “We need to add more pieces. Weve taken some significant steps but were not there. Were not playing tonight. And I think theres a lot of good things that happened. Randy, myself, our staff, we feel the same way about how our team needs to play and the pieces that we need to acquire or develop and were going to go about our jobs to try and do that.” Unlike his predecessor, Brian Burke, who made July 1 an annual day for vigorous pursuit of improvement, Nonis didnt anticipate the free agent route as a prominent source for upgrades. “Great players and good players arent readily available in free agency,” he said. “So were going to have to either develop those players, and be patient with the guys we have coming, or were going to have to try to add pieces. But if theres nothing available to us, are we content with bringing a similar group back? No question. These guys have worked hard and theyve done a good job. But were going to look to improve our franchise if we can.” A number of questions need answering. BOZAK & CENTRE STRENGTH Will the price-tag for the 27-year-old prove too high? While he capably assumed the array of responsibilities the position entails, Tyler Bozaks true value likely will not align with what he may be able to fetch on the free agent marketplace. “If theres a contract that makes sense for us and makes sense for Tyler then well sign him,” Nonis declared. “I believe, I always have believed, that if a player wants to stay with your team, you find a way to make it happen if you want to have him as well … But the cap is going down. How we allocate our dollars is going to be very important if were going to remain competitive.” The obvious question if Bozak departs is where the Leafs go to replace those minutes and production. Nazem Kadri emerged in the first three months of the regular season, but tailed off down the stretch and may not be ready or suited to assume such a hefty load as Torontos top centre. Mikhail Grabovski is a different type of question mark. The 29-year-old endured the worst season of his career before re-emerging in the post-season. Predicting his contributions is a difficult task at this point. Beyond Grabovski, further opportunity for Kadri, and perhaps an NHL job for Joe Colborne in a lesser capacity, options on the free agent market are thin, topped by Derek Roy (age 30) and Mike Ribeiro (33), each of whom is likely to out-price Bozak. Formerly of the University of Denver, the choice may just come down to Bozak and the inherent question of whether extra dollars elsewhere outweigh the comforts and security of what hes established in Toronto, that is a considerable role alongside a premium talent and good friend in Phil Kessel. “I think that stuff weighs in a lot,” he said Thursdayy, a torn triceps ending his season prematurely after Game 5 against the Bruins. Cheap Air Max 90 Canada. “I think whenever youre comfortable somewhere it means a lot. I have the ability to play with really good players here that I think I connect well with on and off the ice. I have trust with the coaching staff which is huge. If you go somewhere else you never know what theyre going to think of you when you get there or how much youre going to play or whats going to happen, it means a lot.”   GOALTENDING James Reimer finished the regular season amongst the top-10 in save percentage, helping his team swipe Games 5 and 6 against the Bruins in the post-season. But has he demonstrated enough, notably in a 48-game season, to fully clarify the Leafs goaltending situation moving forward into next season? “At this point, Id say hell be back as No. 1,” said Nonis of the 25-year-old, who managed a .924 save mark in 2013, the highest ever for a Toronto goaltender in a single season. “He did a very good job for us. I think his mental makeup and mental strength is something that was a question last year and I think its clear that a lot of his issues a year ago were based upon his health. When we needed quality goaltending, for the most part… James was very good. I dont think anybody can point to goaltending as an issue with our team.” It was only in early April, however, that Nonis and the Leafs delegation sought Miikka Kiprusoff as a veteran security blanket for Reimer. Whether theyll pursue a similar course, or even an upgrade, this summer will be worth monitoring. Ben Scrivens remains under contract for one more season with potential veteran backups including Evgeni Nabakov (age 37), Niklas Backstrom (35), Nikolai Khabibulin (40), Ray Emery (30), and Jose Theodore (36). INTERNAL FREE AGENTS The Leafs project to have upwards of $19 million in cap space available this summer with the cap itself trimming down to $64 million next season. “We are in fairly good position cap wise," Nonis noted. "We have some players we have to re-sign, so thats going to eat into that cap space a little bit. But were not in a position where we have to shed money, which some teams clearly are." Outside of the potential Bozak quandary, Nazem Kadri could prove the most challenging of the internal free agent lot for the Leafs. A restricted free agent, the 22-year-old emerged with 18 goals and 44 points in his first bit of sustained NHL action, a considerable increase in value for a player whose future with the organization prior to the season seemed wholly in doubt. Assigning worth for his second contract may be a challenge though considering the uniqueness of his late rise and lack of true comparables. Helping to tame his worth perhaps was a late slowdown, just one goal and five points in April. Also due to be signed in the restricted class are Cody Franson, Carl Gunnarsson, Mark Fraser, Frazer McLaren and Leo Komarov. Franson ($1.2 million this season) and Gunnarsson ($1.35) will, in particular, be due considerable raises. Mike Kostka, Colton Orr, and Clarke MacArthur figure among the less certain unrestricted commodities, though Kostka and Orr especially, figure to return at the right price. MacArthur would seem less certain. Though he had a resurgent playoff, the 28-year-old endured an inconsistent regular season and would seemingly require a pay cut from the $3.25 million hit he garnered in 2013 to return next season. KESSEL & PHANEUF The questions of their future with the organization were far more pertinent prior to the 2013 campaign than they are presently. Both Dion Phaneuf and Phil Kessel have a year left on their respective contracts, but after successful campaigns for each, Kessel especially, the debate on their status as fundamental pieces of the roster moving forward seems less pertinent. Quite simply, the matter is not urgent. If Nonis and his team – Claude Loiselle specifically – can find an agreeable number and term with one or both parties, then they are likely to move in that direction. If not, the matter can be resolved and further debated in the summer of 2014. UPGRADES ON DEFENCE The Leafs figure to be set with at least five certain options on their back-end for next season – Dion Phaneuf, Carl Gunnarsson, Cody Franson, Jake Gardiner and Mark Fraser – provided none are moved via trade. In question for Nonis is whether an option to improve in the top-four is available, specifically a player who can step in and provide difficult minutes on either a first or second pair. Franson and Fraser were forced into such duty out of necessity in 2013, but had by far their best success as a third pair and are probably better suited in that role together moving forward. If Phaneuf and Gunnarsson remain as the top duo, no certainty if the right option can be had, then perhaps the course for Nonis would be to find a defender to play alongside Gardiner on a potential second pairing. The top-6 would look as such: Carl Gunnarsson-Dion Phaneuf Jake Gardiner-[defender] Mark Fraser-Cody Franson Or if a suitable defender cant be had – the free agent market is thin with Andrew Ference, Rob Scuderi and Ron Hainsey among the top options  – the Leafs could bump Franson up alongside Gardiner, thus in need of a depth player or players for their third pair. Internally, Korbinian Holzer and Jesse Blacker may be candidates to move up. And while a full season with Dallas Eakins in the American League may be the proper course, there is also every chance Morgan Rielly challenges for a job in the fall of 2014. Of additional intrigue will be the futures of Mike Komisarek and John-Michael Liles. A Toronto Marlie in the final months of the season, Komisarek is an almost certain compliance buyout, Liles status more up in the air. The 32-year-old has three years remaining at a cap hit of $3.8 million, the steady veteran bouncing in and out of the lineup this season, not exactly an ideal fit under Carlyles brute style. A trade seems the likeliest of scenarios for Liles, though the dollar figures and term (especially with the cap falling in 2014) may make that a difficult pursuit. cheap falcons jerseys cheap ravens jerseys cheap bills jerseys cheap bears jerseys cheap bengals jerseys cheap cowboys jerseys cheap lions jerseys cheap texans jerseys cheap colts jerseys cheap jaguars jerseys cheap chiefs jerseys cheap rams jerseys cheap dolphins jerseys cheap vikings jerseys cheap saints jerseys cheap giants jerseys cheap jets jerseys cheap eagles jerseys cheap steelers jerseys cheap 49ers jerseys ' ' ' 
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