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Check out the full NFL schedule for Week 3, with game times and networks for the entire slate:SundayCARDINALS AT BILLSFox, 1 p. Satchel Paige Jersey .m. ETArizona CardinalsBruce Arians, Rex Ryan share more than fondness for F-bombsPatrick Peterson: Bills offense wont change if Sammy Watkins sitsBuffalo BillsRyan: Bills concerned about Watkins availabilityAnthony Lynn faces hell of a challenge as Bills new playcallerRAIDERS AT TITANSCBS, 1 p.m. ETOakland RaidersConcussed Raiders CB David Amerson: Ill be cool to playKen Norton Jr.: Im accountable for poor play of Raiders defenseTennessee TitansDerek Carr and Marcus Mariota compare notes on taking notesTitans preparing for dynamic Carr, porous Raiders defenseBROWNS AT DOLPHINSCBS, 1 p.m. ETCleveland BrownsThats So Browns meets Thats So DolphinsCody Kessler leaves nothing to chance as he prepares for first startMiami DolphinsDolphins backup running backs ready to step up against BrownsMiamis defense has one less worry with injury to Browns Corey ColemanRAVENS AT JAGUARSCBS, 1 p.m. ETBaltimore RavensElvis Dumervil aiming to return for game against JaguarsBlake Bortles looks to rebound against Ravens, NFLs top-ranked pass defenseJacksonville JaguarsAge vs. youth in Steve Smith vs. Jalen Ramsey on SundayBrandon Linder injury means Jaguars could be down five starters vs RavensLIONS AT PACKERSFox, 1 p.m. ETDetroit LionsIts one of the worst feelings -- Packers Hail Mary win still stings LionsLions Eric Ebron uses ugly 2015 game in Green Bay as his motivationGreen Bay PackersFor Aaron Rodgers and Packers offense, timing is everythingLions Jim Caldwell on Aaron Rodgers struggles: What are you talking about?BRONCOS AT BENGALSCBS, 1 p.m. ETDenver BroncosDonald Stephensons injury will force Broncos to make adjustments on offensive line -- againCan Bengals young tackle Cedric Ogbuehi slow down Von Miller?Cincinnati BengalsA.J. Green wont miss game with son, Easton, born WednesdayBengals RT Cedric Ogbuehi likely to be Von Millers next target SundayVIKINGS AT PANTHERSFox, 1 p.m. ETMinnesota VikingsCaptain Munnerlyns return to Charlotte will be tinged with sadnessCan Vikings end Panthers winning streak at home?Carolina PanthersRivera: Home game will be good for CharlottePanthers must protect Cam Newton from Vikings blitz to maintain home advantageREDSKINS AT GIANTSFox, 1 p.m. ETWashington RedskinsEli Manning wont be watching where Redskins Josh Norman lines upHow Beckham vs. Norman became one of the NFLs fiercest rivalriesNew York GiantsWho will start at right tackle for Giants against Redskins?Janoris Jenkins not impressed by DeSean Jacksons all-around gameRAMS AT BUCCANEERSFox, 4:05 p.m. ETLos Angeles RamsRams looking to beat Bucs for a fifth straight yearJeff Fishers solution for Rams: a box of TDs, sleepover in the end zoneTampa Bay BuccaneersBucs Jameis Winston, Dirk Koetter offer advice to Rams QB Jared GoffRams look to get Todd Gurley going, punish with front seven vs. Bucs49ERS AT SEAHAWKSFox, 4:05 p.m. ETSan Francisco 49ersThe time Pete Carroll welcomed Chip Kelly to a regular-season practiceChristine Michael, Frank Clark among Seahawks to watch for 49ersSeattle SeahawksHow the Seahawks defense is preparing for Chip Kellys tempoDoug Baldwin, Tyler Lockett, Thomas Rawls expected to play SundayJETS AT CHIEFSCBS, 4:25 p.m. ETNEW YORK JETSJets will see plenty of red in Kansas City ... and perhaps Jamaal CharlesDarrelle Revis teammates expect Jets cornerback to shut up his criticsKansas City ChiefsJets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick has an interesting history against ChiefsChiefs can expect high-scoring game against offensive-minded JetsCHARGERS AT COLTSCBS, 4:25 p.m. ETSan Diego ChargersPagano brothers say its about Chargers vs. ColtsChargers set to face a renewed Andrew LuckIndianapolis ColtsDepleted Colts have nothing on the Chargers when it comes to injuriesColts defense needs to slow down Philip Rivers and high-scoring ChargersSTEELERS AT EAGLESCBS, 4:25 p.m. ETPittsburgh SteelersBen Roethlisberger shares advice he gave to Eagles Carson WentzSteelers are NFLs best against rookie quarterbacksPhiladelphia EaglesEagles short-handed in secondary with Antonio Brown coming to townCan Eagles slow down DeAngelo Williams, potent Steelers attack?BEARS AT COWBOYSNBC, 8:30 p.m. ETChicago BearsWill Dak Prescott be next rookie quarterback to defeat Bears?Bears Alshon Jeffery misses practice with knee injury; he might play SundayDallas CowboysWith Brian Hoyer at QB, expectations are moderate for Bears against CowboysSundays game could have been homecoming for Lance DunbarMondayFALCONS AT SAINTSESPN/WatchESPN, 8:30 p.m. ETAtlanta FalconsMatt Ryan respects that Drew Brees never loses his aggressivenessMemories of late grandmother, Hurricane Katrina follow Deion Jones to SuperdomeNew Orleans SaintsSaints dont need extra motivation from Superdome anniversaryHobbled Falcons WR Julio Jones still a major threat for Saints Jose Ramirez Jersey .Y. - Free agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, fresh off winning the World Series with Boston, reached agreement with the rival New York Yankees on a seven-year contract worth about $153 million, a person familiar with the negotiations said Tuesday night. 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TAMPA, Fla. -- Jameis Winston is embracing his role as the face of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.If there were any lingering questions about him unquestionably being the leader of the team, the young quarterback is putting them to rest as he prepares for his second NFL season.The No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 draft threw for 4,042 yards and 22 touchdowns as a rookie, helping the Bucs triple their victory total from the previous year.It wasnt enough to save the job of former coach Lovie Smith, who was fired after a 6-10 finish, however the 22-year-olds success spawned optimism that an eight-year playoff drought could end soon.He sets the tone for our team, first-year head coach Dirk Koetter said. We have a lot of good football players on our team, but from a leadership standpoint Jameis sets the tone.With Winston and running back Doug Martin, who rushed for 1,402 yards, leading the way, the Bucs ranked a franchise best fifth in total offense year ago.Tampa Bay spent most of the past six seasons building around four-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy in hopes of escaping the NFC South cellar.This offseason, McCoy said he quietly passed the torch to Winston during a private conversation.The face of the franchise came to me and said, `Hey listen, if were going to win we need you to do this. Our quarterback said this is what he needs, this is what Im going to do, McCoy said, declining to provide specific details about what the players discussed.If he feels like thats what our team needs in order for us to win, who am I to tell him, `No, Im not going to do that? I want to win too, McCoy added. Hes an intelliigent guy, young or not. Carlos Carrasco Jersey. Very mature, very intelligent. He sits back and he watches and analyzes and hes seeing something that he feels like I can do to help this team be better. Its not hard to do, its a matter of me just doing it.Winston didnt shed much light on the conversation either, saying he simply encouraged McCoy to continue to step up, continue to be who you are -- an accomplished player with a strong voice, on and off the field.I just talked to him after the season, just to get his insight on how I was as a leader, the quarterback said. I believe Gerald is a great leader to this team, and hes not the only leader that weve got. I just know that he has a little bit more in him.Koetter is just excited that the Bucs, who went 2-14 two years ago and havent made the playoffs since 2007, are talking among themselves about leadership at all.The coach added its been fun watching Winstons mature and grow since entering the league.It jumps out at you, Koetter, Tampa Bays offensive coordinator a year ago, said of the quarterback asserting himself more this camp. Jameis is a special guy. I might have been one of the last people on board, but Im fully on board now and its nice. Its a great thing to have.Linebacker Lavonte David likes what hes seen, too.It was something I expected. ... From the first day he got here, he showed why he was that No. 1 pick, David said. Hes going to keep getting better and better.---AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and http://twitter.com/AP-NFL ' ' ' 
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Leticia Romero isnt alone at the Rio Games, just close to it. Eddie Rosario Jersey .The Florida State guard, who is playing for Spain is one of two current college players in the Olympics. The other is UConn guard Kia Nurse, who has been making headlines for Canada. Neither is a stranger to international competition, but this is the first time for both to be on the grand stage. They are flourishing.The college guards have already helped their countries advance to the quarterfinals and will square off Sunday when Spain faces Canada with second place in the group on the line.While youth has dominated at the pool and gymnastics, its rare to see on the basketball court. The U.S., which is trying for a sixth consecutive gold medal, hasnt had a college player on its roster since 1988 when Vicky Bullett and Bridgette Gordon helped the Americans win gold.For me its a dream coming true, Romero told The Associated Press after Spain clinched a spot in the quarterfinals. At 21 years old, I never thought Id be here in the Olympics. Im very lucky to be here to learn from this team. Its amazing how they play and practice every day, thats going to help me next season when I come back to Florida State again and for the future.The two will meet again on the court when Florida State hosts UConn on Nov. 14 to open up the college basketball season.Playing UConn for me is a great thing, said Romero, who is Spains fourth leading scorer despite playing just 13 minutes a game. Im looking forward to that too, but Im here right now and focused on the Olympics.Romero and Nurse said they dont really know each other off the court, but definitely have a healthy respect for one another. They will be in similar situations next year in college, taking on big leadership roles for their teams. They have been soaking in the ways that the veterans on their Olympic teams have been doing it.I try and learn everything I can from them, said Nurse, who is leading Canada with 11.8 points a game. Incredible leaders and teammates. You get to learn and see your weaknesses exposed all the time. Im an upperclassmen already, which is extremely odd to me. I have to step into a leadership role up there and try and take away from these guys how they do it.Romero said she is trying to watch teammate Laia Palau.Im amazed by how she manages everything, Romero said. How she organizes the team, does everything for the team, makes everyone close to each other. For me coming to Florida State, I want to be that kind of player that can bring everyone together and make everyone a better player.The pair have had a great time away from the court too. They both got to participate in the opening ceremonies, an experience neither will forget.It was crazy, Romero said. I cant even describe it. To be there, just something I always watched on TV and its a dream. I was telling (Florida State coach) Sue Semrau it was like a one-minute walk, that felt like 5 seconds. Watching the people the crowd, my teammates, everybody. All the teams it was overwhelming.Semrau flew down to Rio to watch her point guard play.She is playing with the level of confidence that I havent seen before, Semrau said in a text to the AP. Im excited to see her continue her growth at Florida State and beyond.Romero also got to fulfill another lifelong dream while waiting to enter the stadium, a photo with tennis great Rafael Nadal. This coming a few days after she got a chance to meet Felipe VI the King of Spain.Its a big deal both. But I would rather take a picture with Nadal, she said laughing. Hes one of my heroes, but the King of Spain is a big deal too.Yes, its good to be an Olympian.---Online:AP Summer Games website: http://summergames.ap.org/---Follow Doug on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/dougfeinberg Blake Parker Jersey .ca looks back at the stories and moments that made the year memorable. Willians Astudillo Jersey . The Americans, skipped by John Shuster, seized the advantage in the eighth end by scoring five points for a 7-3 lead. The Czechs pulled two back in the ninth, but Shusters team of third Jeff Isaacson, second Jared Zezel and lead John Landsteiner ended with another point to secure the last Olympic berth on offer. http://www.twinssale.com/twins-justin-morneau-jersey/ . PAUL, Minn.With two rounds of playoff action in the books, four teams are left in the hunt for Lord Stanleys Cup. The remaining clubs make up an impressive collection of the last four champions, Pittsburgh Penguins (2009), Chicago Blackhawks (2010), Boston Bruins (2011), and Los Angeles Kings (2012). Its only the second time ever that the NHLs final four will be a battle of title holders from the previous four years. So who is the favourite to take home the Stanley Cup in 2013? In the West, the reigning champion Kings will need to get past the first-place Blackhawks if they intend to defend their crown. Los Angeles has improved as the season has gone on, with goaltender Jonathan Quick rounding back into his Conn Smythe form from a year ago. However, the Kings barely made it to the Western Conference final, needing seven games to get past the San Jose Sharks in the second round. The Blackhawks started the season with a 24-game point streak and eventually took home the Presidents Trophy, but they were forced to come back from a 3-1 series deficit to defeat their second-round opponent, the Detroit Red Wings, in a series that included a next-goal-advances overtime in Game 7. The Blackhawks may be fortunate to have home ice advantage, since the Kings boast a perfect 7-0 record at home this post-season. The Blackhawks and Kings have met on just one previous occasion in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Chicago beat Los Angeles in five games in a 1974 Western quarterfinals series. In the East, the top-seeded Pittsburgh Penguins will collide with the fourth-place Boston Bruins in a meeting of two well-rested clubs. When the puck drops on Saturday night, each team will have had nearly a week off thanks to playing five-game series in the last round. C. J. Cron Twins Jersey. The Penguins may have stars like Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, but Jarome Iginla will steal some of the spotlight this series. The Bruins thought they had acquired the veteran winger in a deal prior to the trade deadline, but it was the Penguins who ultimately completed a deal for the former Calgary Flames captain. The Bruins turned around and added another veteran, Jaromir Jagr, to help solidify them for a deep playoff run. Jagr has plenty of history with the Penguins, both as a player and as opponent. Not only did Jagr put up lofty totals while wearing a Penguins jersey, he also was a member of the Philadelphia Flyers squad that upset the Penguins in the first round last year. The Penguins and Bruins have met on four previous occasions in the Stanley Cup playoffs with each team having won twice. The Bruins captured the first two meetings in 1979 and 1980. Meanwhile, the Penguins twice defeated the Bruins in the Conference Final en route to back-to-back Stanley Cups in 1991 and 1992. With all four contenders having recently won a title, there is plenty of championship experience among the teams left standing, including 56 names currently engraved on the Stanley Cup (Kings 19, Bruins 18, Penguins 11, Blackhawks 8). Who do you think will emerge from the final four? Will the Kings bring another title to California? Can the Bruins maintain their momentum all the way to the final? Are the Penguins poised for another march to the top? Do the Blackhawks have enough left in the tank to hoist the Cup? As always, its Your! Call. ' ' ' 
Yanic Wildschut snatched a last-gasp winner at Bankss Stadium where Wigan beat Walsall 2-1 to move up to second in the League One table on Saturday. Odell Beckham Jr Giants Jersey . Highlights of Wigans 2-1 win over Walsall in the Sky Bet League One With 90 minutes up, Wildschut drilled home from 20 yards to move the Latics two spots up the table and four points behind leaders Burton, whose clash at Southend is live on Sky Sports on Monday night. In what was the big League One match of the afternoon, Conor McAleny fired the visitors ahead six minutes before the break with a long-range effort which found the top left-hand corner of the net. Walsalls equaliser arrived midway through the second half thanks to another well-struck shot from Sam Mantom.However, Wildschut had the final say with a goal which took his side above both Gillingham and the Saddlers.Bottom-of-the-table Colchester United suffered another bleak afternoon, losing 5-2 to Bury at Gigg Lane where the visitors netted a brace of early goals but ended the game with 10 men. Highlights of Burys 5-2 win over Colchester in the Sky Bet League One Man of the match was Andrew Tutte who scored an 11-minute hat-trick, although the game seemed to turn on Tom Eastmans sending-off in the first half.Chris Porter opened the scoring for the Us after four minutes, following an assist by Gavin Massey who added the second himself on 17 from close range.However, Eastwood collected his second yellow card for a bad foul and, within a minute, Ryan Lowe had pulled a goal back heading home Tuttes free-kick.Tutte then netted twice in the space of 60 seconds, levelling matters from close range six minutes into the second half, before firing Burys third goal into the bottom right-hand corner.Five minutes later, Craig Jones headed the fourth, while Tutte completed his hat-trick from outside the box. The result leaves Colchester 10 points from safety with just 14 games remaining.But at Boundary Park, another relegation-threatened club enjoyed better fortunes as Oldham came from behind to stun high-flying Gillingham 2-1. Highlights of Oldhams 2-1 win over Gillingham in the Sky Bet League One The visitors from Kent took the lead against the run of play in the 16th minute thanks to Doug Lofts well-struck shot which located the top right-hand corner of the net.That was the way it remained until Timothee Dieng headed the Latics level on 57, with Jonathan Forte grabbing the winner 16 minutes later.Oldhams victory was only their second at home all season and moves them one spot up the table but still four points from safety. Highlights of Swindons 3-2 win over Blackpool in the Sky Bet League One Nicky Ajose scored a hat-trick as Swindon beat Blackpool 3-2 at the County Ground.His winner arrived two minutes from time in a topsy-turvy fixture which saw the hosts open the scoring inside 100 seconds when Tom Aldred headed home a David Norris corner.Ajose levelled matters on 17 and then headed Town in front just after the hour mark.However, the Seasiders were back on level terms four minutes later after Bradley Barry fouled Clark Robertson and Danny Philliskirk netted from the spot.Steve Morison grabbed a brace as Millwall eased past Peterborough United 3-0. Highlights of Millwalls 3-0 win over Peterborough in the Sky Bet League One All three goals came from headers, with Morrison notching his two either side of Lee Gregorys 49th-minute effort.Shane Ferguson weighed-in with two assists for the Lions who are now fifth in the table after Coventry Citys match at Shrewsbury Town was postponed. Millwall keeper Jordan Archer made a miraculous save with his head after Mark Beevers attempted a long-range back pass Billy Sharp scored the only goal as play-off hopefuls Sheffield United edged out Port Vale 1-0 at Bramall Lane. Highlights of Sheffield Uniteds 1-0 win over Port Vale in the Sky Bet League One The ever-green striker was on target in the 50th minute latching on to Dean Hammonds assist.Bradford City and Rochdale played out the only draw in League One, sharing four goals at the Coral Windows Stadium. Highlights of Bradfords 2-2 draw with Rochdale in the Sky Bet League One The hosts came from behind twice to earn a point with Joe Bunney netting a brace for Rochdale.Bunney headed the opener in the 12th minute, and then made it 2-1 on 51, after Rory McArdle had equalised for City.A close range header from Steve Davies on 62 sealed a point as Tony McMahon collected his second assist of the match. Highlights of Chesterfields 3-1 win over Crewe in the Sky Bet League One There were three first-half goals at the ProAct Stadium where Chesterfield beat Crewe Alexandra 3-1.Connor Dimaio provided the assist for Sylvan Ebanks-Blakes opener in the seventh minute, with the pair swapping over for Chesterfields third goal on 56.Lee Novak had made it 2-0 from close range in the 12th minute, while Zoumana Bakayogo was on target for the visitors. Highlights of Fleetwoods 2-1 win against Scunthorpe in Sky Bet League One Two goals during the first half-an-hour enabled Fleetwood Town to see off Scunthorpe United 2-1.Ashley Hunter opened the scoring on 16, with Bobby Grant heading the second. Paddy Madden pulled one back from the penalty spot after Stephen Jordan had fouled Tom Hopper in the 70th minute.Barnsley left it late to beat Doncaster Rovers at Oakwell where Ashley Fletcher settled this Yorkshire derby nine minutes from time with a shot from six yards. Highlights of Barnsleys 1-0 win over Doncaster in the Sky Bet League One Also See: League One video Fixtures Table Live on Sky Get Sky Sports Dexter Lawrence Youth Jersey . Schenn scored the game-winning goal and added two assists to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Tuesday. Lawrence Taylor Womens Jersey . Barcelona also left injured defenders Carles Puyol, Javier Mascherano and Jordi Alba out of its squad for the trip to Glasgow. That means that Marc Bartra will probably start again in the centre of the defence alongside Gerard Pique. http://www.authenticnygiantspro.com/Dalvin-tomlinson-giants-jersey/ . 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. WASHINGTON -- Two teams that won in overtime Monday meet when the Boston Bruins face the Washington Capitals Wednesday night at Verizon Center.Boston (15-10-1) brings the momentum, in the form of a three-game winning streak.After scoring only 21 goals in 11 games, the Bruins defeated the Florida Panthers 4-3 as David Pastrnak scored two goals, including the highlight-reel game-winner.The 20-year-old winger is third in the NHL with 15 goals in 21 games, matching the number he netted in 51 games last season.Hes coming into his own, theres no doubt about that, Bruins coach Claude Julien told the Boston Globe. Confidence wise, its at its highest right now, and rightfully so ... nice goal, great way for us to finish with that goal.Washington (14-7-3) got a similar performance in its 3-2 victory over the Sabres. Marcus Johansson continued his standout season, scoring with 6:18 left in the third period to tie it and adding the game-winner with 2:22 left in overtime to help the Capitals snap a three-game losing streak.Johansson, whose career-high is 20 goals in 2014-15, has four goals in his last five games and 11 on the season. His third-period tally came on a power play, good news for the struggling Capitals, who rank 23rd in the league, converting 15.2 percent, well below the league average of 17.9 percent.Thats what we need from the power play and I think the last few years, thats what weve gotten too, Johansson told NHL.com. We have a good power play, weve gotten results from it and just hasnt bounced our way. I think weve been making it a little bit too hard and not really taking whats there.Washingtons offense could get help against the Bruins with the possible return of winger T.J. Oshie. He scored eight goals and four assists in the first 17 games before missing the past seven with a shoulder injury.I dont think its official,, Oshie said of his return after practicing Tuesday. Phil McConkey Giants Jersey. I still have got to talk to (coach Barry Trotz) and everything. But yeah, I got into a real practice for a change here and felt pretty good out there, so well see where we go.Trotz said the decision on Oshies return will be made Wednesday. Washington is 3-3-1 minus the winger.Without a doubt, I think Osh in that diamond spot is as good as anybody in the National Hockey League, Trotz said. I think hes tenacious. I think he understands that position, especially on our power play.Alex Ovechkin has 17 goals and 21 assists in 39 games against Boston and Nicklas Backstrom has 26 assists in 28 games.Goalie Braden Holtby is 9-2 with a 1.57 goals-against average and a .952 save percentage when facing Boston.Bruins netminder Tuuka Rask (14-4-1, 1.68, .939) struggles versus Washington, going 1-8-4 with a 2.92 GAA and .899 save percentage. Meanwhile Anton Khudobin is 4-2-1 with a 2.41 GAA and .923 save percentage in his career versus Washington.The Bruins have gotten mixed news on the injury front the past few days.Injured winger Frank Vatrano skated with the team for the first time this season during Tuesdays practice. He had eight goals and three assists in 34 games as a rookie in 2015-16.This is the first time Ive had an injury and hopefully its the last time, but you never know playing this sport, Vatrano, who suffered torn ligaments in his left foot, told the Boston Globe. Ive never been off the ice this long so its been a learning process for me.On the flip side, the Bruins announced that winger Matt Beleskey, injured in Saturdays win over the Sabres, will be out six weeks with a knee injury. He had two goals and three assists in 24 games. ' ' ' 
The Baltimore Orioles non-tendered right-hander Vance Worley, allowing him to become a free agent, the team announced Friday. Air Max 97 Silver Bullet For Sale .Worley posted a 3.53 ERA and 1.37 WHIP in 35 appearances for the Orioles this year, including four starts. The 29-year-old struck out 56 in 86 2/3 innings.In addition, the Orioles tendered contracts to nine arbitration-eligible players:Right-handers Chris Tillman, Kevin Gausman and Brad BachLeft-handers Zach Britton and T.J. McFarlandInfielders Manny Machado, Jonathan Schoop and Ryan FlahertyCatcher Caleb Joseph Air Max 97 Silver Bullet For Sale . -- Matt Rupert scored once in regulation and again in the shootout as the London Knights extended their win streak to nine games by defeating the Owen Sound Attack 4-3 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action. Nike Tn Trainers Sale . They had already blown a double-digit lead, fans were hitting the exits, and a long seven-game road trip waited at the end. http://www.fundfdr.org/air-max-360-2017.html . -- The boos poured down on Tom Brady and the New England Patriots at the end of a horrible first half. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama redshirt freshman quarterback Blake Barnett has left the program and withdrawn from school.Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced Barnetts departure in a statement Thursday. The former five-star recruit from Corona, California, started the opener against Southern California for No. 1 Alabama.Since then, freshman Jalen Hurts has claimed the starting job. Saban had said that Barnett met with him before practice Wednesday with concerns about playing time.Saban says Tide coaches are very disappointed any time a player leaves the program who feels he can compete for a starting position elsewhere, rather than here at Alabama. Nike Air Max 97 Mens. Alabama plays Kentucky on Saturday night with Cooper Bateman and David Cornwell behind Hurts.Barnett played in three games, completing 11 of 19 passes for 219 yards and two touchdowns. ' ' ' 
KANSAS CITY, Mo. Courtland Sutton Jersey . -- Danny Duffy has gone from starting the season in the Kansas City Royals bullpen to leading the American League with a 2.82 ERA.Duffy pitched his first complete game to win his eighth straight decision, Cheslor Cuthbert had two hits and drove in a run and the Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 on Thursday night.Duffy (9-1) limited the White Sox to seven singles, struck out six and walked none. The left-hander has not lost since June 6 and has a 1.73 ERA in his past five starts. Duffy threw 98 pitches, 71 for strikes.Im stoked, Duffy said on getting his first complete game. Ive gotten pretty close a couple of times this year. When I went eight (innings) the first time (teammate Kris) Medlen told me, `You should expect that every night.This is a cool milestone. Im just worried about getting outs and keeping my team in the game.Duffy moved into the rotation on May 15 and has thrown eight or more innings in four starts.For him to get through nine innings under 100 pitches is just a phenomenal effort, Royals manager Ned Yost said.White Sox slugger Todd Frazier, who went 0 for 4 and struck out twice, said deception is what makes Duffy good.Deception on his off-speed pitches, Frazier said. It looks like fastballs and then, the last second, you see it and its already by you. He had me all day, just one of those games where he had me, not necessarily guessing but hes throwing one pitch somewhere I wasnt looking for, get the strike and the way it goes.Cuthbert, whose triple scored Jarrod Dyson in the sixth, is second among AL rookies with 93 hits, 24 multihit games and a .303 batting average. Dyson was initially called out trying to steal second, but the Royals appealed and the call was overturned.Cuthbert scored the go-ahead run on Eric Hosmers single off Carson Fulmer (0-2). Fulmer has an 8.47 ERA in eight relief appearances.Chicagos Jason Coats, recalled Tuesday from Triple-A Charlotte, singled home Tim Anderson with two outs in the second for his first major league RBI.White Sox right-hander Miguel Gonzalez left after 21 pitches with a right groin strain. After Salvador Perez fouled off a full-count pitch leading off the second, White Sox manager Robin Ventura and trainer Herm Schneider came to the mound and led Gonzalez off.Gonzalez may have to go on the disabled list.I had it last year, same thing, Gonazlez said. They put me on the DL for 15 days. I came back, I was fine. I was pitching good. Nothing different. It felt about the same as it did last year. So, Im not worried about it.MORALES DROPS APPEALRoyals DH Kendrys Morales served his one-game suspension after dropping his appeal. Morales was punished by Major League Baseball for returning to the field Aug. 2 in Tampa Bay in the ninth inning after being ejected.TO BE DETERMINEDThe Royals have not decided who will start Saturday against the Twins. RHP Dillon Gee was scheduled for that start but threw 32 pitches in two innings Wednesday in a 14-inning victory over the White Sox. While Yost said Gee is still in the mix to start, that it is more murky after having to use him for more than an inning Wednesday.VOTE OF CONFIDENCEVentura said he is sticking with David Robertson as his closer, although he blew saves in the first two games of this series and six this season. At some point its going to turn for me and hopefully Ill get on a roll, Robertson said. Right now Ive definitely been doing a poor job out there and I need to pick it up.TRAINERS ROOMRoyals: RHP Wade Davis (flexor strain) threw 75 feet off a flat surface. Hes getting close, probably in the next day or so, Yost said of throwing off the mound.UP NEXTWhite Sox: LHP Carlos Rodon (2-8, 4.49) seeks his first road victory since April 13 at Miami. The Marlins will counter with RHP Andrew Cashner (4-8, 4.96).Royals: RHP Yordano Ventura (7-9, 4.64), who beat Toronto on Sunday for his first win since June 17, will start Friday at Minnesota. The Twins will start RHP Kyle Gibson (4-6, 4.86). Dennis Smith Broncos Jersey .Y. -- The Buffalo Sabres have recalled forward Kevin Porter and defenceman Chad Ruhwedel from the minors as part of a five-player roster shuffle made by the NHLs worst team. Dalton Risner Broncos Jersey . 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Briscoes team was found to have been in violation of a rule dictated the trailing edge height of the rear-wings. Briscoe, the Australian who won the 2012 pole at Indy, now drives for Chip Ganassi. ' ' ' 
MESA, Ariz. Anaheim Ducks Jerseys . -- Arizona ace Zack Greinke allowed an unearned run in the first inning and struck out five straight batters Friday night for the Diamondbacks Arizona League affiliate in his first rehabilitation start.Greinke went on the disabled list July 3 with a left oblique strain. The 32-year-old right-hander was hurt when he hit a sacrifice fly early in a June 28 game against Philadelphia.Facing the Chicago Cubs affiliate at Sloan Park on Friday in the game that started in nearly 110-degree heat, Greinke allowed four hits, didnt walk a batter and threw 52 pitches in three innings. He threw his final pitches in the third with lightning flashing in the distance, and the game was suspended in the top of the fourth because of rain and lightning.Greinke signed a $206.5 million, six-year contract in the offseason, and the Diamondbacks have been cautious with his rehab. He threw 40 pitches during a bullpen session Tuesday.Greinke had rounded into his usual form before the injury, reeling off seven straight victories. Hes 10-3 with a 3.62 ERA.On Friday, Delvin Zinn and Luis Ayala singled with one out in the first, with Zinn advancing to third on left fielder Myles Babitts error. Zinn scored on Isaac Paredes groundout.In the second, Gustavo Polanco and Kevin Zamudio led off with singles, and Greinke struck out the next three batters -- Jhonny Bethencourt, Jose Gonzalez and Tolly Filotei. In the third, Greinke struck out Zinn and Luis Ayala and got Paredes on a grounder. Nick Ritchie Jersey .C. -- Chris Thorburn thinks one of the reasons the Winnipeg Jets have been successful under new coach Paul Maurice is that theyre playing together as a team. Hampus Lindholm Jersey . At a news conference Tuesday where it was thought that the fiery Schallibaum may be shown the door after a dismal finish to the Major League Soccer season, team president Joey Saputo said no decision has been made on whether the Swiss Volcano will be back in 2014. http://www.authenticduckspro.com/Adam-henrique-ducks-jersey/ .7 million, one-year contract, a raise of $2.2 million. Wieters had asked for $8.75 million and the Orioles had offered $6. Western Storm 128 for 5 (Knight 52, Taylor 34) beat Loughborough Lightning 124 for 7 (Perry 64, Taylor 3-31) by five wicketsScorecard England captain Heather Knight struck a perfectly-paced half-century to guide Western Storm into the Womens Super League final with a five-wicket victory over Loughborough Lightning.Knights 43-ball 52 took Storm to the brink of victory before she fell with the scores level in the final over leaving Georgia Hennessy to hit the winning boundary with three balls to spare.Ellyse Perrys 64 off 48 balls, which included seven fours and two sixes, took Lightning to 124 for 7. Stafanie Taylor had struck two early blows to put them on the back foot before Perry and Sophie Devine added 58 although the run rate never got away from Storm.Anya Shrubsole bowled her four overs for 17 while Jodie Dibble went for just 20 in her spell. Two run outs by Sophie Luff, to remove Amy Jones and Evelyn Jones, meeant Lightning slipped from 80 for 2 to 99 for 6 just as they were aiming to press the accelerator. Ryan Kesler Jersey. .However, the last over of the innings from Taylor cost 20 as Thea Brookes hit two boundaries before Perry closed the innings with a four and a six.Dane van Niekerk struck early in the chase, bowling Rachel Priest, and initially Knight and Taylor were kept quite as Storm reached 36 for 1 after eight overs. Then, however, 14 runs came off Rebecca Grundys second over and the Storm were away.Van Niekerk struck again to remove Taylor, breaking a second-wicket stand of 57, but the chase remained under control with Knight and Fran Wilson. Knight brought up her fifty off 39 balls as the target neared and although a few late wickets increased the tension a little there was no late twist. ' ' ' 
OAKLAND, Calif. Ryan Callahan Jersey . -- Spending just a year around players like Derek Carr and Khalil Mack was enough for Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander to see that the Raiders were on the verge of turning things around in coach Jack Del Rios second season in Oakland.That was one of the main reasons why I wanted to sign back because I knew they were going to be a Super Bowl contender with all the young talent they had just based on last year, Alexander said.Hell get an up-close look at the resurgent Raiders (9-2) on Sunday when the Buffalo Bills (6-5) visit Oakland.While the Raiders success comes as little surprise to Alexander, the production Alexander has provided the Bills has been a stunner. Known as mostly a special teams standout during his first nine seasons in the NFL, Alexander has emerged as a big-time pass rusher in Buffalo.He has 10 sacks on the season for coach Rex Ryan -- one more than he had in his first nine years in the league.We did not see that in him or we wouldnt have let Rex get him, Del Rio said Im really happy for a guy like Lorenzo. Hes a consummate professional. This is a guy that busts his butt, does everything he can, every day to be a true professional. We had him around thinking thats what we were getting is that, the leadership part of it and, honestly, we missed on this part where hes getting 10 sacks.Adding to that total against the Raiders wont be easy. Oakland has allowed a league-low 12 sacks thanks to a powerful line and Carrs ability to get rid of the ball quickly.You go into a game thinking youll be lucky to get one sack, Ryan said. Its a combination of that offensive line, but another thing is you have a quarterback thats not going to take sacks. Hell get rid of it if he has to.Here are some other things to watch:STOP THE RUN: The Raiders have had issues stopping the run, allowing 4.6 yards per carry and holding just two of the past 10 opponents under 100 yards. They will face an especially tough test against LeSean McCoy and Buffalo. The Bills are averaging 5.3 yards per carry -- the most in the league in four years -- and are seeking their first five-game streak of 150-yard rushing games since 1975. Even if the Raiders manage to keep McCoy under control, quarterback Tyrod Taylor is also dangerous with 423 yards rushing and a 6.3 average.Its like they have two running backs in the backfield, Mack said.PROTECT THE BALL: No team has avoided turnovers as well as the Bills. Buffalos six turnovers are the fewest through 11 games in NFL history. The previous low over that span was eight shared by five teams, most recently Kansas City last year. The single-season record is 10, set by New England in 2010 and matched by San Francisco the following season. Taylor has four INTs and one lost fumble and rookie RB Jonathan Williams lost a fumble for the other turnover.Its my job to take calculated risks, but at the same time be smart with where Im going with the football, Taylor said. Turnovers definitely dont lead to good things in this league.BIG TARGET: The one part of the Raiders offense that hasnt been clicking all year is the tight end in the passing game. Thats what made Clive Walfords big game last week so important. Walford had three catches for 43 yards against Carolina, including a 14-yard catch on third-and-11, followed by a 12-yard TD on the tying drive in the fourth quarter.It shows that Derek still believes in me and has a lot of faith in me, Walford said. Im just grateful that I can be there for him to make a play for him like that.OAKLAND DROUGHT: Oakland has not been kind to the Bills in their history. Buffalo has not won a game there since Jack Kemp led them to a 31-10 victory there in 1966 . The Bills have lost all eight meetings, although they did beat the Raiders in overtime in 1991 in Los Angeles.Fifty years ago? Phew, Ryan said. Thats amazing. Woof. You talk about a drought.REUNION: Del Rio and Ryan have a long history, having served as defensive assistants together in Baltimore when the Ravens won the Super Bowl following the 2000 season. Both credited former Ravens coach Brian Billick for their success and remembered fondly the days in Baltimore together when they would pretend to be draft experts Mel Kiper and Joel Buchsbaum and try to predict picks in advance.It was fun for us, Ryan said. We got fired up for the draft. Wed have our notes and be going back and forth. 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USA coach Pubudu Dassanayake has said that captain Steven Taylor will move back to opening the innings in the ICC World Cricket League Division Four beginning on October 29 in Los Angeles. Balenciaga Sneakers Buy Uk .Taylor has had a number of trials in the middle order recently, with varied results.The plan to shift him down the order came after Dassanayake witnessed the left-handers unbeaten 81 off 53 balls while batting at No. 6 in Florida XIs one-wicket win over a touring Marylebone Cricket Club XI last month. He then got scores of 5, 1, and 1 in three games at No. 4, before moving back to the opening slot where he scored 27 in USAs two-wicket win over Canada in the Auty Cup.Dassanayake said that after experimenting with Taylor in the middle, he felt both Taylor and the team had the best chance for success in Division Four with him batting as an opener.We tried a few things and now weve settled down back into the opening [slot], Dassanayake told ESPNcricinfo. This is our batting order. What we had [in the win], were going to stick to it throughout the tournament.We were discussing it and hes comfortable coming down [the order] to bat when the team needs it during the tough periods. But after looking at these conditions, and these wickets where the ball comes onto the bat pretty well, we had a small discussion about it. With his calibre, I think he is better at the top of the order.The news bodes well for Ravi Timbawala, who was drafted into the USA squad for Division Four on Thursday as a replacement for Srini Santhanam, who was ruled out due to an injury to the right shoulder. Timbawala scored an unbeaten 73, batting at No. 3 in the two-wicket win over Canada, and appears set to keep that role when USA take the field for their first match against Bermuda on October 29.Timbawalas presence in the middle order also provides more stability for USA as cover for Taylors inconsistency. Ever since making a career-best 162 off 102 balls against Nepal - who Dassanayake was coaching at the time - in 2013, Taylor has scored 277 runs in 14 innings at 19.79 in 50-over cricket for USA.In that stretch he has two fifties, but also three ducks to go along with the pair of ones against Canada last week. Dassanayake says that it is important for Taylor to stay aggressive in spite of the low scores, because his approach can devastate opponents the way it did to Dassanayakes Nepal side in 2013.His type of batting is not going to be consistent, Dassanayake said. Im happy if he can get [big runs in] three games for us. If he scores in three games and were going to win those games, thats what Im looking for. Hes hungry. As a leader, first time captaining USA [in an ICC tournament], he wants to win this tournament. He wants to contribute.A part of those contributions are now coming with the ball. In 21 career 50-over matches for USA, prior to last weekends Auty Cup, Taylor had bowled a total of 7.2 overs, taking one wicket. But in his first match after being named captain, he brought himself on and took 5 for 47 with his part-time offspin. That spurred him to bowl out his maximum quota of overs in all three games against Canada, the only USA bowler to do so in the series.It may be a sign of things to come in Division Four as he takes on an increased role with the ball, now that he has given up wicketkeeping. However, Dassanayake says Taylors batting is still what will win USA matches at the end of the day and he is backing Taylor to come through.I can see his feelings. When he gets out, hes disappointed, but I know that with his calibre and the way that hes moving, he will get there. I think he understands pretty well how to adjust to conditions. I have confidence that hell get us through in the five games coming up. Balenciaga Sneakers Sale Uk . 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But a four-race absence because of his injury has him needing wins to make the Chase and race for his first career championship. Hamlin, who finished fourth last week, has never won at Dover. He has only a 19.6 average finish in 14 career races on the mile track. Hamlins fourth-place finish moved him up three spots to 24th in the standings, 53 points out of 20th position, where hed need to be to be eligible for one of two wild-card berths. "I feel like were hitting our stride," he said. "Were running really well at different types of race tracks. Overall, Im pretty happy. We still need to get those race wins." Martin Truex Jr., who raced to his only career Cup victory at Dover, will start second and joined Hamlin for an all-Toyota front row. Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth and Ryan Newman rounded out the top five. Busch and Kenseth also drive Toyotas. Points leader Jimmie Johnson qualified 24th. Carl Edwards, second in the points, was 18th. Danica Patrick will start 39th. Balenciaga Shoes Outlet Uk. Hamlin showed he continues to be on the mend after being sidelined for four races with a compression fracture in his lower spine following a March 24 crash involving former teammate Joey Logano. Hamlin is 97 points out of the top 10 and an automatic berth in the Chase. He and Johnson are the only two drivers to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup every year theyve been eligible. "Weve been qualifying pretty good, which has really helped out our cause with our race finishes," Hamlin said. Truex, from nearby Mayetta, N.J., has long considered Dover his home track. His 2007 victory propelled him into the Chase, and another win Sunday would not only end a six-year drought, but bolster his spot in the top 10. He enters Sundays race ninth in the standings. "You always want to come here and get the pole," Truex said. "I love this place so much and have so many fans in this area." Truex finished seventh and sixth in last years two Cup races at Dover. Truex wants to win in front of all his family and friends. Hamlin pretty much has to win before time totally runs out for him to make the Chase. "I think our only play is to be aggressive," Hamlin said. "I think that to come here and try to get a good points day is irrelevant because if we dont win, then were not really accomplishing much." ' ' ' 
A disappointed Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy expressed concerns over his sides flat performance against Brisbane on Friday night. Frank Vatrano Jersey .Two Broncos tries in the opening eight minutes set the scene for an impressive 26-16 Broncos victory, and while the Storm remain in the box seat to claim the NRL minor premiership, Bellamy finds himself looking for answers just two weeks out from the finals.We spoke about a couple of things defensively that we wanted to do and wanted to do well, Bellamy said.But we didnt do it in the first ten minutes, we sort of set the tone for rest of the half.Bellamy struggled to find many positives from the match, citing only the efforts of Jordan McLean, returning from long-term injury, and Nelson Asofa-Solomona as the bright spots.Captain Cameron Smith saw the result as a step back following a solid team effort against Manly a week prior.We knew we were playing against a very good side, Smith noted.We just didnt control the start of the match, the first fifteen minutes just wasnt good enough by us.There was a fair incentive for us tonight, we are down here playing with no AFL games in town, in front of 20,000 people, we are all very disappointed with the effort we put in, especially the first half.Melbournes next match could also hold great importance if Cronulla defeat the Roosters on Saturday night, setting up a Storm-Sharks final round clash at AAMI Park for the minor premiership.However, Bellamy and Smith appear to be on the same page about their approach to the upcoming match.What we need to do now is get back to doing the basics really well and having some real energy and enthusiasm about us, Bellamy said. Custom Florida Panthers Jerseys . MORITZ, Switzerland -- Fog prevented downhill racers from getting their Olympic dress rehearsal. Mike Hoffman Panthers Jersey . 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. http://www.hockeypanthersofficialonline.com/vincent-trocheck-hockey-jersey/ . By having more great seasons. Manning was the only unanimous choice for the 2013 Associated Press NFL All-Pro team Friday. MANCHESTER, England -- The grass is getting greener in Spanish soccer.In an attempt to catch up with the financially dominant Premier League, Spains top teams are coming up with new ways to promote the sport in their country and improve its global audience share.And its all about the look, beyond the silky skills of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.The league introduced an audio-visual rule for this season, forcing clubs to make their stadiums look better on TV if they wanted to cash in on Spains improved broadcasting deals. That meant giving a lick of paint to some of the more run-down stadiums, moving spectators to certain areas to ensure they are in camera shot, brightening up advertising hoardings and, yes, making the grass greener on the fields.The problem with Spain, Adolfo Bara, the Spanish leagues marketing director, said on the sidelines of the SoccerEx convention, is that its really hot in summer. If you look, in September in some of the stadiums, the grass was yellow. We now talk to the clubs on how the groundkeepers must make sure it is proper green.Comply with these new audio-visual rules and a club gets more money out of Spains new TV broadcasting contracts, which gives the smaller teams a greater share of overall revenue compared to previous years when Real Madrid and Barcelona hogged the earnings.Borja GGonzalez, stadium business manager at Athletic Bilbao, told The Associated Press at SoccerEx that among the changes at his clubs renovated San Mames ground was changing the color of the sponsors messages on hoardings surrounding the field to make them red and white. Mike Hoffman Jersey. They are the colors worn by Bilbao.Spain, like other countries, looks on enviously at the Premier League with its 96.2 percent capacity attendances, its passionate fans, its international popularity, its colorful stadiums and its money-making ability. This season marks the start of a new three-year broadcasting deal for Englands popular and lucrative top division worth 8.3 billion pounds ($10.75 billion).Spains annual broadcast revenue is 1.6 billion euros ($1.8 billion) a season, which is double the amount in the previous deal.Bara said the English model is something Spain is looking to follow.You see La Liga and sometimes the light is good, sometimes not; some grass is green, some grass is yellow. The problem is, its not consistent, Bara said. For us, its very important that when someone watches a football game, they know its La Liga no matter which team is playing.Its going to take another year, but we will get there. ' ' ' 
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves arent likely to turn out their fortunes against the Washington Nationals until they get a better collective effort from their starting pitchers. Tyler ONeill Cardinals Jersey .Washington has won 11 of 12 games between the two N.L. East rivals, including the first three games of the four-game series that concludes Sunday. Since the start of 2015, the Nationals lead the series 25-6.The Nationals will send lefty Gio Gonzalez (8-9, 4.28) to the mound on Sunday against Atlanta right-hander Joel De La Cruz (0-6, 3.72).Atlantas problem lately has been with the bullpen. After going through a stretch where the bullpen pitched well, the Braves relievers have been poor on the current homestand. But Atlanta manager Brian Snitker puts much of the blame on the inability of the starting pitchers to go deep in the game, thus making the relievers shoulder a heavier burden.Its tough to cover the innings and it effectively, Snitker said. The key is to get the starts to go deeper and not rely on so many of those guys.The Atlanta bullpen has changed over the last three weeks. Lefty Dario Alvarez was packaged in a trade to Texas. Lefty Hunter Cervenka was traded to Miami. Chris Withrow and Arodyz Vizcaino were both placed on the disabled list.We had a nice bullpen run, Snitker said. Now were asking guys to do things theyre not capable of doing.Washington manager Dusty Baker is also concerned with his bullpen. The Nationals relievers wasted a 5-0 lead on Friday and nearly blew a six-run lead on Saturday.Im concerned, Baker said. I said that in Colorado. Youve got to be aware of the series after Colorado. Max (Scherzer) almost gave us seven innings (on Saturday) and weve got another high-power offense to face coming up in Baltimore. Gonzalez had his last start short-circuited by a lengthy rain delay on Aug. 16 against Colorado. Gonzalez allowed two runs in three innings but did not return after the delay.That was the worst time you could have one because Gio was throwing the ball good, Washington manager Dusty Baker said.Gonzalez will be facing the Braves for the second time this season. He received no decision on April 12 when he pitched six scoreless innings. De La Cruz will make his first career start against the Nationals.The Braves and Nationals have two more series remaining, one in Washington and another in Atlanta. Andrew Miller Jersey . Hazard cut in from the left and scored with a swerving right-footed shot for ninth goal of the season, which proved to be enough for the victory despite Chelseas forwards again lacking a cutting edge up front. Brett Cecil Jersey . Louis Blues. Shane Hnidy joins Brian Munz for the broadcast on TSN 1290 Radio at 7pm ct. http://www.authenticcardinalspro.com/cardinals-chris-beck-jersey/ . -- Al Jefferson found a groove just in time for the Charlotte Bobcats. The defending national champion Alabama Crimson Tide begin the season as the No. 1-ranked team in the Amway Coaches Top 25, and therefore have to be considered the favorite to win the 2016 College Football Playoff.Back-to-back national championships would make this program a dynasty, but what would it take for the 2016 Crimson Tide squad to be considered the best Alabama team in the modern era (defined as since 1964, the year the NCAA wwent back to a two-platoon structure)?Given the incredibly successful history of this program, this sounds like a high mountain to climb. Steve Carlton Jersey. . Yet the reality of the situation is there is a clear path for this years Alabama squad to win the honor of being the best Crimson Tide team of the modern era. ' ' ' 
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