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RIO DE JANEIRO -- A man who helped translate conversations between Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, his teammates and armed security guards at a gas station said a gun wasnt pointed at them during the encounter. Cheap Nike Zoom UK Fast Shipping .He also said the Americans decided to pay for property they destroyed to avoid calling police.Fernando Deluz, a 38-year-old disc jockey, said he had stopped at the gas station around 6 a.m. on Sunday after working a party all night. He said security guards confronted the swimmers about a bathroom door they apparently forced open.When two swimmers walked off, Deluz said one of the two security guards put one hand on his gun and pointed at the ground, telling the men in Portuguese to sit. The other guard stood by but did nothing, Deluz said.There was no aggression. Pointing a gun at them? Never. There was nothing like that, Deluz said during an interview with The Associated Press.The incident has become a defining story of the Games. Brazilian police have said Lochte was lying when he said he was robbed.Lochte apologized Friday for not being more careful and candid about how he described the incident, but he maintained a gun was pointed at him by a stranger and that the swimmers were forced to pay money to leave the gas station.Police have gone back and forth about whether guns were pulled on the swimmers.Deluz said he began to translate when he realized the swimmers did not understand the guards.That is when they started saying, No police. Please, dont call police! Deluz said.Two days later, upon reading Lochtes initial account of a robbery, Deluz said he was surprised to learn that the men were Olympic swimmers.They made a lot of mistakes, Deluz said. But the worst was that they lied about what happened. Nike Zoom UK Outlet . -- Ryan Getzlaf grabbed the three pucks wrapped in tape and held them up to his chest in the Anaheim Ducks dressing room for a celebration nine seasons in the making. Wholesale Nike Shoes UK . -- Running backs Darren McFadden and Rashad Jennings were back at practice for the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday despite being hampered by hamstring injuries. http://www.nikezoomsaleuk.com/ ., and Rudi Swiegers of Kipling, Sask., took sixth spot on Saturday in pairs at the NHK Trophy ISU Grand Prix figure skating competition. CLEMSON, S.C. -- Clemson has extended the contract of athletic director Dan Radakovich through June 2022.The university announced the move Monday.Clemson President James P. Clements called Radakovich one of the countrys best athletic directors and was grateful he wanted to continue leading the Tigers.Radakovich, who came over from Georgia Tech, took control of the athletic department after the retirement of Terry Don Phhillips in December 2012. Cheap Nike Zoom UK Online. he school recently began a $63.5 million renovation of Littlejohn Coliseum. Clemson is also finishing a $55 million football operations building expected to be completed in January.Radakovich also serves on the College Football Playoff selection committee. ' ' ' 
If Paul Gallen can lead Cronulla to their maiden NRL premiership on Sunday he will rate it as a career highlight above NSWs breakthrough State of Origin series in 2014. günstig nike air max store . Just.Gallen led the Blues to an epic interstate win in 2014, breaking eight successive years of Origin dominance from the Maroons in the process.But the Sharks skipper said on Tuesday, if he can steer Cronulla to a win over Melbourne that will top it.It would probably be even more special, Gallen saidOrigin is the best arena to play in and after all we went through all those years of defeat that was unreal.But a at club level you spend a lot of time with guys and staff more than you do with your only family.I think a premiership win would top it , maybe , hopefully I will let you know on Sunday.Gallen has turned down bigger money deals to remain a one-club man with the Sharks and has been the spiritual leader of the club for the best part of a decade.A premiership would mean a hell of a lot, he said. I have been here for a long time, I have devoted my career to the club and the club has never won one, only been in two other ones and a replay.I cant lie I have thought about the opportunity to go elsewhere and teams have gone on to win the premiership.I am only human I do think about things like that, but once I finish my career I will be proud of what I have done at this club.It would be the icing on the cake if we go out this weekend and win the premiership. air max 1 günstig . Their experience showed Tuesday as the No. 10 Badgers blunted a Saint Louis surge to win 63-57 and advance to face West Virginia in Wednesdays finals of the Cancun Challenge. air max 1 schweiz . Pert has formerly spent time as an assistant coach with Cardiff City, Coventry City, and Bahrain mens national team. "Martyn is a highly-respected coach with experience at the top levels in England," said Whitecaps FC head coach Carl Robinson. http://www.airmax1outlet.ch/ . -- Kyrie Irvings last-minute 3-pointer helped seal another victory for Cleveland -- and the Cavaliers longest winning streak since LeBron James left. Turn your porch lights off because were coming home with the trophy.They are words Cronulla fans have waited 50 years to hear, words that Sharks captain Paul Gallen never thought he would get the chance to say.The ghost of Harold Holt has haunted the Sharks since the late Jack Gibsons famous quote of the late 80s, but now Gallen and his men can finally lay the former Australian Prime Minister to rest.?For a bloke like Gal, whos done everything in the game - to help him get this, its awesome, James Maloney said.The word fairytale is often thrown about, probably even worn out, but there can be no other way to describe the Sharks maiden premiership.The Sharks have been the punchline in many rugby league discussions for five long decades, but they are now one of the NRL heavyweights.Just five years ago, the Sharks were on the verge of bankruptcy; more recently, they endured extremely dark days that included diabolical financial mismanagement, poor recruitment, questionable leadership and the supplements saga.?In 2014, when the player suspensions were served after the supplements scandal described initially as the darkest day in Australian sport: the SSharks hit rock bottom. air max 1 kaufen outlet. Sponsorship had dried up and they would ultimately finish the season with the humiliation of collecting the wooden spoon.Local product Chad Townsend has been through all the tough times, but all that is forgotten now after the halfback played a leading role in wiping away years of misery.Fifty years this clubs been waiting for it and to be a part of the first team to bring one home is something Ill never forget for the rest of my life, Townsend said.Others, like Ben Barba, have only been at the club a few years; but as Cronulla celebrate their ability to finally rise above many years of torment and pain, the Sharks fullback has done likewise on a more personal level.I thought I was gone. I even contemplated walking away, Barba said.The family and the club was sticking beside me, believing in me and giving me the chance. Im so happy I can pay them back with this.Its an unbelievable feeling. Some of these people have waited so long for this to happen and Im so glad it could deliver it. ' ' ' 
LAHAINA, Hawaii -- North Carolina had a hard time shaking pesky Chaminade early. Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale . Once the Tar Heels turned into a bully, they were able to run away from the Silverswords.Isaiah Hicks scored 22 points, Kennedy Meeks had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 4 North Carolina overpowered host Chaminade 104-61 Monday night in the Maui Invitational.Were just too big for them, Tar Heels coach Roy Williams said.North Carolina (5-0) needed a little time to gain some separation from the Division II Silverswords, doing so midway through the first half by pounding the ball inside.The Tar Heels outscored Chaminade 46-8 in the paint and had 26 second-chance points on 17 offensive rebounds to earn a spot in the semifinals against Oklahoma State on Tuesday.Tony Bradley added 14 points and North Carolina shot 57 percent from the floor. Meeks and Hicks, both seniors, scored 20 points in the same game for the first time.We knew they were going to compete, said Meeks, who hit all seven of his shots from the floor. I know through watching them through the years and seen them knock off teams in this tournament. We definitely took advantage of the things we should have, getting the ball inside and hitting shots.Chaminade (2-1) shot well early to hang with the Tar Heels, but had little chance once they picked up the defensive pressure and got the ball inside on offense. The Silverswords went 10 of 28 from 3-point range but were outrebounded 52-23.Rohndell Goodwin led Chaminade with 18 points, and Kiran Shastri added 13.It was pretty obvious to everybody that size and strength was the difference in this game, Chaminade coach Eric Bovaird said. They had (17) offensive rebounds and we had 23 total. It doesnt take a rocket scientist to figure that out.Chaminade has a team filled with upperclassmen and has had a penchant for pulling off upsets. The Silverswords helped start the Maui Invitational with their shocker over top-ranked Virginia in 1982 and have knocked off big-name programs at this tournament through the years, most recently Texas in 2012.North Carolina was not a favorable matchup for them.The Tar Heels are long, athletic and considered national-title contenders even with forwards Luke Maye and Theo Pinson out with injuries.The Silverswords only shot at another upset would be to shoot the lights out. They did early, making 12 of their first 21 field goal attempts to stay within 28-24 midway through the first half.But then North Carolinas size inside began to wear Chaminade down.Behind the 6-foot-10 Meeks and the 6-9 Hicks, the Tar Heels started to stretch the lead. Meeks had 14 points by halftime, Hicks 13 and they combined to hit 11 of 13 shots to help North Carolina build a 50-34 advantage.The Tar Heels opened the second half with an 11-4 run and never looked back.We felt like we could play them with our guards, but what can you do with three 6-11 guys? Goodwin said. Its only so much we can do.BIG PICTUREAfter a slow start, the Tar Heels did what they were supposed to against an overmatched opponent. Theyll need a better start against Oklahoma States pressure defense in the semifinals.Chaminade again showed it can hang with the big boys, at least for stretches.UP NEXTNorth Carolina faces Oklahoma State in the semifinals on Tuesday.Chaminade meets UConn in the second round. Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Free Shipping . LOUIS -- The New Orleans Saints looked like a team playing out the string. Discount Nike NFL Jerseys . Colin Wilson had two goals and an assist, and Mike Fisher scored a goal and helped set up two others in the Predators 6-4 victory over the Red Wings on Monday night. http://www.nfljerseyscheapstore.com/ . The team also announced Tuesday that the Braves will wear a commemorative patch on the right sleeve during the season. The patch, shaped like home plate, carries the number 715, Aarons autograph and a "40th Anniversary" banner. OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Bay Bridge series has brought out the best of the Oakland Athletics and the worst of the San Francisco Giants.Jed Lowrie and Yonder Alonso each hit two-run homers and the As took advantage of sloppy play from the Giants to win their third straight game in the series, 7-1 on Wednesday night.We always have this series marked on the calendar, Oakland manager Bob Melvin said. Theres always a different intensity to it so you can kind of throw things out when these two teams play.Sean Manaea (3-4) came off the disabled list to throw pitched 5 2/3 scoreless innings and Billy Burns drove in two runs for the As, who have won six of seven and will go for a sweep in the two-city series against their cross-bay rivals on Thursday night.The Giants committed three errors that led to four unearned runs and botched a few other plays in the field that left starting pitcher Jake Peavy (4-7) fuming on the mound. Peavy allowed seven runs -- three earned -- and five hits in 3 1/3 innings, but could have had a better fate with more support from his fielders.We just have to clean it up, manager Bruce Bochy said. Thats the one thing we were doing very well, is catching the ball. You deal with the streaks where you have trouble scoring runs but the one thing we should be consistent at is catching the ball.The problems started early for the Giants, who have three starters on the disabled list with second baseman Joe Panik (concussion) joining right fielder Hunter Pence and third baseman Matt Duffy there earlier in the day.Marcus Semiens popup in the third inning turned into a three-base error on second baseman Ramiro Pena, who collided with right fielder Mac Williamson on the play. Pena ended up leaving the game with an ankle injury that will sideline him for up to a week.Semien then scored on Billy Burns bunt. After Coco Crisp tripled, Lowrie hit a high fly to right field that Williamson tried to catch at the wall. But the ball hit his glove and fell over the fence for a two-run homer that put Oakland up 3-0.They certainly didnt play a very tight defensive game today and we took advantage of it, Lowrie said.That was part of a rough night for Williamson. He was called for interference when he slid past second base in the second inning, turning a potential rally into an inning-ending double play. Williamson then hit into an inning-ending double play with the bases loadded in the fourth and Manaea cruised from there. Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Authentic. Its the best weve seen him, catcher Stephen Vogt said. He was hitting 96, throwing change-ups for strikes, bouncing them. Same with his slider. I thought he was very, very, very good, especially coming back from a DL stint. He stepped up for us big.Things unraveled for the Giants in the bottom half after Alonsos homer made it 5-0. Semien hit a drive to left-center that Angel Pagan dropped at the wall for another three-base error. Burns followed with an RBI hit that Pagan misplayed into a double, leading Peavy to curse on the mound.Coco Crisp followed with an RBI single that made it 7-0 and ended Peavys night.It was certainly a frustrating night just on all fronts, Peavy said. We didnt play our best. Just one of those nights. Not fun to endure.BATTING BUMGARNERBochy said he plans to bat Madison Bumgarner instead of a designated hitter Thursday night at the Oakland Coliseum. It will be the first time a team intentionally used a pitcher to hit instead of a DH since the Chicago White Sox allowed Ken Brett to do it in 1976 -- the Rays were forced to bat pitcher Andy Sonnanstine in 2009 because of a lineup card mix-up.Bumgarner is batting .175 this season with two homers and five RBI in 40 at-bats. He has nine homers in 183 at-bats the past three seasons, a rate that would lead to about 36 home runs if he had a full season as a hitter. Bumgarner has even made a public plea to enter into the All-Star Home Run Derby.TRAINERS ROOMGiants: RHP Sergio Romo will (flexor strain) will CREATE NEW BLOG POST

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make rehab appearances Thursday and Friday at Sacramento and then would be scheduled to be activated Sunday.Athletics: OF Khris Davis was scratched from the lineup with a bruised left shoulder after running into the wall Tuesday.SLUGGING ASOakland has scored at least six runs in six straight games and homered in a season-high eight straight.UP NEXTGiants: After winning 10 straight games started by Bumgarner (8-4), San Francisco has dropped the last two. Bumgarner gave up three last Saturday to the Phillies, marking the first time since April 15 he allowed more than two earned runs in a start.Athletics: Dillon Overton (1-0) is looking to follow up a win in his major league debut when he pitches the series finale. ' ' ' 
Richmond board challenger Bryan Wood insists his rebel group have other candidates in mind if Neil Balme turns down a mooted CEO of football position at the AFL club. Nike Air Force 1 Schweiz Schuhe .That list could be headed by another former Richmond player, three-time AFL premiership coach Mick Malthouse.The group called for a spill of the Tigers board on Monday, pledging to retain coach Damien Hardwick, chief executive Brendon Gale and football boss Dan Richardson in their current posts.The point of difference was establishing a new senior position above Richardson and they publicly nominated Balme as an ideal appointment.Confusion continues to reign over whether Balme has any interest in the role.Neil Balme is the ideal fit but if hes not available, well then we go for the next best, Wood, a four-time premiership player with Richmond, told radio station RSN927.Weve been lambasted about saying we will talk to Neil Balme, so were reluctant to mention the one or two others that we would look at as well if Neil Balmes not available.So at this stage Im not prepared to mention anyone else.But Wood was more forthcoming when asked a follow-up question regarding Malthouse, who played 121 games for Richmond and was sacked as Carlton coach in 2015.If you mention - look - he may be someone we would talk to, yes, Wood said.There are a number of coaches that once theyve finished coaching have gone on to the admin side of things.But until we sit down and have a round table discussion with people, we cant make those decisions.Wood admitted he still had no idea whether Balme would consider leaving his job at Collingwood.I havent spoken to Neil Balme. I believe yesterday afternoon there was approaches made by our group, he said.Its been a busy morning. I havent heard whether theyve spoken to him or not.Wood also sought to clarify comments from Martin Hiscock, the cardiologist who is heading the rebel group.Hiscock drew widespread criticism for saying Hardwicks gameplan has to change, with the consensus being that football tactics should be left to coaches.Im not quite sure that were going to tell the coach how to coach, Wood said.We just want everyone to understand exactly what the coach is trying to achieve and that were all walking in the same direction.I wouldnt say it was a mistake (from Hiscock), I would say it was a bit strong.At a press conference with 40 or 50 journalists, cameras rolling - you know you get a little bit agitated at times. Nike Air Force 1 Schweiz Kaufen . A statement from the worlds top-ranked player says all checks "were satisfactory and showed positive evolution" regarding the injury, which contributed to his loss to Stanislas Wawrinka in the final in Melbourne. Nike Air Force 1 Schweiz Outlet . -- Jimmy Walkers first PGA Tour trophy came with a special gift tucked inside. http://www.nikeairfoce1schweiz.ch/ . -- Aaron Murray threw for 408 yards and three touchdowns, ran for another score, and led No. NEW YORK -- Gordon Hayward quickly regained his scoring touch, especially from the foul line.Hayward made all 14 of his free throws and finished with 28 points in his season debut, leading the Utah Jazz over the New York Knicks 114-109 Sunday.Hayward had been sidelined since breaking his right ring finger in training camp. He led the team in scoring last season, averaging nearly 20 points per game.I think any time you add a player of his caliber, everybody gets to do what theyre good at a little easier, Jazz coach Quin Snyder said.Theres a trickle-down effect. I think he gives guys confidence. It allows us to play small with more size and more force, he said.Hayward shot 6 of 17 from the field, including 2 of 8 on 3-pointers.I think, hopefully, we can be better than we were last year, he said. Thats kind of been our mindset. We wanted to close out more games than last year. We had a big one tonight that we closed out.George Hill had 23 points and nine assists for the Jazz, who have won three of four. Rodney Hood added 18 points while Rudy Gobert and Derrick Favors each had 13.Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis each scored 28 for the Knicks, who have lost three of four. Derrick Rose had 18.The Jazz reeled off nine straight points to begin the fourth quarter for an 87-80 and never trailed again.This is a game that I felt we kind of let slide and slip from us, Anthony said. We gave this game away. Whatever was the cause of it, we let this one slip out of our hands.Porzingis and Anthony combined for 24 points in the first quarter, shooting 10 of 12 to help the Knicks take a 30-20 lead.Hayward scored 10 in the seconnd quarter as the Jazz closed to 54-49 at halftime. Nike Air Force 1 Günstig. Porzingis and Anthony totaled 14 points in the third period for an 80-78 lead.Hood scored 12 points in the fourth quarter, as did Rose(Hood) was aggressive, Hill said. When hes aggressive, were a different team. Like I told him going into the fourth quarter when Gordon and I were sitting down, he has to take over the game.Even though Gordons back, we need him to be aggressive and be another force on that offensive end, he said.TIP-INSJazz: Joe Johnson came off the bench for the first time since Dec. 9, 2003. He scored 10 points. ... Alec Burks (ankle) and Boris Diaw (leg) did not dress.Knicks: Coach Jeff Hornacek praised Hayward before the game, saying, If he wasnt in the West, hed probably have been an All-Star by now. The coach added: I think the game has slowed down for him. It seems very easy for him. He knows exactly what hes doing out there in pick-and-rolls, where to get his shots, when to take the big shots. ... Maurice Ndour and Marshall Plumlee were inactive.ROSES ROLEPeople lead in different ways, Rose said. You have your leaders like Kobe (Bryant). Hes more personal, hes more intimate and in your face about it. You have leaders like myself and youve got Tim Duncan, where we lead by example by coming in every day, being consistent with our workouts and just showing people that were focused and were trying to get better. I lead by example.UP NEXTJazz: Visit Philadelphia on Monday.Knicks: Host Brooklyn on Wednesday. ' ' ' 
Etihad Stadium will host the 20th Melbourne derby on Saturday night, and all signs point to it being another classic. Air Max 95 Ireland Sale .The injection of Tim Cahill into a Melbourne City side already bursting with attacking options should ensure another goal-fest.Its been nine matches since there were less than three goals scored in the cross-town rivalry.City holds the record for the biggest derby win - ex-Victory man Harry Kewell capped a 4-0 demolition in March 2014 - but overall the ledger is tipped against them.In 19 matches, Victory have won eight, City have won six, with five draws.Victory claimed the only finals meeting - in the 2014/15 semi-final - with an emphatic 3-0 win on the way to their title success.Here are five of the best Melbourne derbies in the fixtures seven-year history.DERBY 1: Melbourne Heart 2-1 Melbourne Victory, 8 October 2010, AAMI ParkThe A-League finally had a derby with the admission of Melbourne Heart into the league, it was the red-and-whites that won the first.John Aloisi scored the first goal in derby history, heading home after 10 minutes. Kevin Muscat played in Robbie Kruse for a first-half equaliser but after setting up Aloisis opener, Alex Terra won it off his own boot. In front of 26,000 fervent fans, Heart held on for the win despite Aziz Behichs late send-off.DERBY 8: Melbourne Heart 1-2 Melbourne Victory, 22 December 2012, AAMI ParkArchie Thompson gave Victory fans the perfect Christmas present, popping up at the last to give Victory coach Ange Postecoglou his first Melbourne derby win. His 92nd-minute winner - after Marco Rojas and Fred goals had the score locked at 1-1 - remains the latest goal in the fixtures history, and one of Thompsons most important in his storied Victory career.DERBY 13: Melbourne Victory 5-2 Melbourne City , 25 October 2014, Etihad StadiumTwice behind but not beaten, Victory surged to the top of the A-League table with a pulsating win in front of 43,729 fans. One-time City man David Villa (remember him?) helped draw the crowd but it was Dutchman Robbie Wielaert and Jason Hoffman that put City ahead in the first half. But a hat-trick from Besart Berisha, a double from Archie Thompson and a standout performance from Kosta Barbarouses brought down City in stunning fashion.DERBY 17: Melbourne Victory 3-2 Melbourne City, 17 October 2015, Etihad StadiumVictory, playing in Melbourne for the first time after their 2015 title, were in cruise control at 2-0 but a little known Uruguayan flipped the contest. Bruno Fornaroli scored his first goal for the club, before Aaron Mooys super through-ball allowed Stefan Mauk to put the game on terms. Victory stole it at the death through Berisha - the fixtures leading scorer.DERBY 18: Melbourne City 2-1 Melbourne Victory, 19 Decemeber 2015, AAMI ParkThe Sorensen derby. After conceding two early goals, Victory seized control of the contest, forcing an astonishing 12 saves out of the veteran Dane - several from an exasperated Berisha. Former Victory youth-teamer Paulo Retres 30th minute goal was the winner. Wholesale Nike Shoes Ireland .Y. - New Orleans forward Anthony Davis was chosen Friday to replace the injured Kobe Bryant in the NBA All-Star game that will be played in his home city. Wholesale Air Max 95 Ireland . James, who turned 29 on Monday, injured his groin Friday during the Heats overtime loss at Sacramento. He sat out the following game, a 108-107 win Saturday in Portland, before coming back to help send the Nuggets to their seventh consecutive loss. http://www.discountairmax95ireland.com/ . -- Nathan Pancel scored twice as the Sudbury Wolves defeated the North Bay Battalion 4-2 on Saturday in Ontario Hockey League action. PORTLAND, Ore. -- Damian Lillard has big plans for the 2016-17 NBA season -- for himself and the Portland Trail Blazers.I want to get to the Western Conference finals and give ourselves a chance to get to the (NBA) Finals, said Lillard, who leads the Trail Blazers into action Tuesday night against the Utah Jazz at the Moda Center in the regular-season opener for both teams. I think its possible.Lillards personal goal entering the season?MVP, he said. I want to be the MVP. If we come out and do the things were capable of doing as a team, if we win games, that means my performance will be at the level of an MVP.There are people in high places who arent scoffing at the possibility. In Oakland, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr was asked about Kevin Durants chances to claim the MVP Award in his first season with the Warriors.I think K.D. is kind of like Gary Johnson -- a third-party guy who is going to come in and take a few votes from Steph (Curry), takes some from LeBron (James), and then Damian Lillard wins the election, Kerr told Bay Area reporters. Thats my forecast.Lillard, 26, had his best season in 2015-16, gaining second-team All-NBA honors for the first time. The two-time All-Star point guard finished eighth in MVP balloting, joining James, Curry and Russell Westbrook as the only players to place among the leagues top 10 in scoring (25.1, sixth) and assists (6.8, eighth) during the regular season.After finishing fourth in the Western Conference with a 44-38 record and advancing to the second round of the playoffs before being eliminated by the Warriors, the Blazers have reason to believe they can make a deeper run this season.Except for reserve guard Gerald Henderson, they retain all the key components of the 2015-16 team. And they have added free-agent Evan Turner, who finished fifth in the NBAs Sixth Man of the Year Award balloting while with the Boston Celtics a year ago.Portland has one of the NBAs deepest rosters. Lillard annd CJ McCollum will start in the backcourt, flanked by Moe Harkless, Al-Farouq Aminu and Mason Plumlee on the front line. Air Max 95 Ireland Outlet. . The rotation to start the season is expected to include Turner, forward Meyers Leonard and swing man Allen Crabbe, plus perhaps forward Noah Vonleh and/or point guard Shabazz Napier.Utah expects to show improvement, too, after barely missing the playoffs last season, finishing ninth in the West with a 40-42 record. The Jazz made three veteran offseason acquisitions -- point guard George Hill, swingman Joe Johnson and power forward Boris Diaw -- to a young nucleus that includes front-liners Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert.We get something from all three, shooting guard Rodney Hood told the Deseret News. With Boris, his passing ability, his knowledge of the game. Hes always teaching us little things here and there to make things easier. With George, pushing the pace, being a leader ... youre always hearing his voice. With Joe, hes always in my ear telling me little things I can do to make the game easier. All three have helped a lot. Its more than just the physical things.The Jazz come to Portland with a decidedly short cast. Hayward, their best player, will miss the game with a left ring finger that was broken three weeks ago. Reserve guard Alec Burks, and probably Favors, will miss the game with knee issues.That means Diaw and Johnson will likely team with Gobert on the front line in a Utah starting lineup that will include Hill and Hood in the backcourt.Utah has being forecast to finish as high as fifth in the West.Were a little bit of a fashionable pick, third-year coach Quin Snyder said. But that was with Gordon and Derrick and Alec.Guards Dante Exum and Shelvin Mack and forwards Trey Lyles and Joe Ingles are among those who will come off the bench for the Jazz. ' ' ' 
Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley will look to the future after his sides AFL finals dreams were all but dashed by Greater Western Sydney. Cheap Nike Shoes Ireland .The Powers 19-point loss to GWS on Sunday leaves them three games shy of eight-placed North Melbourne with clashes against Sydney and Adelaide to come.Hinkley insists he hasnt ruled out an unlikely finals berth but says hell challenge his sides fringe players to prove they deserve senior opportunities.Well go in every week and give (ourselves) the best chance to perform well and hopefully keep looking at opportunities to see our list develop and see what players are capable of improving, he said.Im not giving games away. We want to make sure that you earn a game and weve done that with players this year.Anyone thats ready to have a go and put their hand up and shows that consistently. week-in, week-out. I think thats the key.Among those considered will be small forward Jake Neade, young midfielder Karl Amon and defender Nathan Krakouer, who was suspended by Port Adelaide for five games over a nightclub incident at the start of the season.Ruckman Matthew Lobbe and wingman Matthew White will also be assessed after recovering from long-term injuries.Lamenting his sides inability to match it with the best teams in the competition over four quarters, Hinkley admitted there were no easy answers.You just keep working. You keep going at it, he said.You keep trying to develop your list to get them better. Thats what every club is doing. Thats what were doing every week. Nike Free Ireland Online . Cote was eligible to become a free agent Feb. 15. Cote helped running back Jon Cornish run for a league-high 1,813 rushing yards en route to being named the leagues most outstanding player. Discount Nike Free Ireland Shoes . -- Teemu Selanne scored the first goal of his 22nd NHL season, and the Anaheim Ducks extended the best start in franchise history with their fifth straight victory, 3-2 over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. http://www.nikefreecheapireland.com/ . Halladay signed a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday that allowed the veteran right-hander to retire as a member of team with which he broke into the majors and spent the bulk of his distinguished 16-year career. INDIANAPOLIS -- About 90 minutes before Monday nights game, Pacers coach Nate McMillan wasnt sure if Paul George was going to suit up.Magic coach Frank Vogel knew better.Im expecting him to play, Vogel said with a grin.George scored 13 points in his return from a sprained ankle, and the Pacers spoiled Vogels return to Indiana with an 88-69 victory Monday night.Vogel coached the Pacers for 5 1/2 seasons before he was let go in May. He was quickly scooped up by Orlando, and it looks as if he has plenty of work to do with the Magic.He remains popular in Indiana, and he was cheered when he was introduced before the game.I love Frank, said Pacers reserve C.J. Miles, who made four 3-pointers and scored 16 points. Franks one of the reasons Im here. He believed in me and Ill never forget that.Orlando shot 32 percent from the field and committed 16 turnovers, resulting in 20 points for Indiana. Evan Fournier led the Magic with 14 points on 4-of-15 shooting, and Aaron Gordon had 11.Geoorge also had six rebounds and five assists for the Pacers, who pulled away in the second half. Nike Free Ireland For Sale. Monta Ellis also scored 13 points, and Jeff Teague finished with 11.Indiana led by as many as 21 points during the fourth quarter.George and Vogel exchanged text messages in recent weeks specifically talking about this game, but the coach was focused on his team after its fourth loss in its last five games.Were going to figure it out, Vogel said. Im very disappointed in the inability to build momentum. We struggled on both ends. We need to go in and get back to work.TIP-INSMagic: Orlando has lost 12 of its last 14 meetings with the Pacers, dating to the 2012-13 season.Pacers: After scoring in double digits in each of the last four games, Al Jefferson was shut out.UP NEXTMagic: Host New Orleans on Wednesday.Pacers: Host Cleveland on Wednesday. ' ' ' 
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N. Clearance Basketball Shoes Canada .J. -- The New York Giants are riding their longest winning streak in six years, and there is no reason to think it is going to end soon.Rookie coach Ben McAdoos team has won five in a row and it is heading to Cleveland this weekend for a game against the winless Browns, who will be without starting quarterback Cody Kessler because of a concussion.And yet, the Giants (7-3) are not even close to peaking.The offense has been inconsistent. While the running game has posted consecutive 100-yard games in wins over the Bengals and Bears, it remains one of the NFLs worst.Eli Manning and the passing game have shown flashes, but overall have been inconsistent. The combination of Manning to Odell Beckham Jr. is the big-play threat. The rest of the offense features a grind-it-out style that cant afford any mistakes.The defense, ranked last a year ago, is one reason the Giants have one more win than they managed in either of the last two seasons. It has closed out games week after week during the current run, something it failed to do a year ago in losing six games either in the fourth quarter or overtime.We havent accomplished anything yet, McAdoo said Monday in reviewing Sundays 22-16 win over Chicago. The highs are high and the lows are low and youre going have to put out three dumpster fires a day. Other than that, you need to focus on your preparation and get ready for the next opponent.With six games left in the regular season, the Giants have the best record among the non-division leaders. However, the wild-card race is tight and a couple of losses can quickly drop a team out a playoff spot, which is a possibility for a club that has won seven games by a total of 27 points.Seven wins doesnt get you very far, McAdoo said. We need to keep stacking success.There is a good feeling in the locker room after sweeping a three-game homestand. Players are confident, yet they are saying the right things. They are in the coach-speak mode with the obligatory on any given week in the NFL ...McAdoo has also done his best to keep the players on edge.Winning is fun, but we cant get too comfortable, said defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, whose 2+-sack performance Sunday was his best since injuring his right hand in a fireworks accident last year. Coach McAdoo said get uncomfortable being comfortable.In preparation for last week game, McAdoo had each player stand up, look at the person next to him and switch seats.That right there made guys realize, you know, this is not my regular seat, Pierre-Paul said. Im not trying to sit here. That made guys realize you have to be uncomfortable to get things done.The Giants have gotten things done. They rallied from a 16-6 deficit on Sunday behind two touchdown passes by Manning and a stout effort by the defense in the second half.Having three home games is rare, and obviously if you can win all three of them, thats big, Manning said. We did what we had to do and took care of it. Now weve got two road games and we have to continue to handle business.Im just proud of the way the guys are finding ways to win. Every game has been a little different; theyve all been close, theyve all come down to the last series. Offense, defense, everybodys stepping up and doing their part to get wins.Game notes McAdoo said Gs Brett Jones (calf) and Marshall Newhouse (knee) would be evaluated later in the week. They were injured in the last two weeks filling in for Justin Pugh (knee) at left guard. Pugh is starting to move around after missing the last two games. ... WR Roger Lewis Jr. is in the concussion protocol after being hurt Sunday. ... McAdoo said TE Larry Donnell was inactive because he wanted an extra offensive lineman on Sunday. ... The rookie coach doesnt like rating his players. He was asked about S Landon Collins, who has five interceptions in the last four games. I dont get a chance to watch everybody in the league, so I dont have an opinion on whether hes playing at an All-Pro level. But I know hes playing at a high level for us.---For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and -http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL Sale Basketball Shoes Canada . 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After failing to win any of their four opening fixtures, the Saints rallied with two consecutive clean-sheet victories, which spurred a five-match unbeaten run from mid-September through mid-October.But Southampton (3-5-4) again find themselves searching for form as they head into Sundays home date with Everton winless in four across all competitions.The Saints followed losses to Chelsea and Hull City with an admirable scoreless draw with Liverpool and Thursdays 1-0 setback against Sparta Prague in Europa League play.Southampton carried the play for stretches against Liverpool and created some quality chances but were never really close to getting one in.Midweek Europa trips are always difficult, and Thursday was no exception for the Saints, who gave a valiant effort in Prague but were done in by an 11th-minute strike from Costa Nhamoinesu.Southampton were missing two key pieces against the Czech side as Dusan Tadic and Jose Fonte were both unavailable. Puel has hope that at least one of the two will be available Sunday. Fonte missed Thursday with a foot issue, while Tadic is recovering from a broken nose.Tadic we are going to see if he can train, said Puel. Normally I think that it is not possible, because his injury was a bad injury and its a problem for us. Jose we will see this afternoon if he can participate on Sunday.Jose I believe can play, but Dusan no. Now hes two weeks without a training session and at the moment it is difficult for him. Basketball Shoes Canada. .Everton (5-4-3) will also be looking to get back to their winning ways as Ronald Koemans lads come into this match after a 5-0 thrashing by Chelsea and last weeks last-gasp 1-1 draw with Swansea City at Goodison Park.Everton may have the advantage on Sunday, considering Koeman managed the Saints for two seasons before making the move to Merseyside this summer.I worked two seasons with them, Koeman said. They have brought in new players this summer but it is not difficult to analyse Southampton because I know the players, their strengths and weaknesses. I hope it all helps because that will make it positive to try and get a result. But everyone knows its about the decisions the players make inside the white lines.During his tenure on the south coast, Koeman recruited six of the 11 players that started against Liverpool, including goalkeeper Fraser Forster, striker Charlie Austin and defender Ryan BertrandIt will be special because we had two seasons at Southampton but I am now the Everton manager, added Koeman. We will do everything to win the game. They need a win, we need a win and that makes it really interesting for this Sunday.Everton won 3-0 on their last league visit to St. Marys -- their biggest away win over Southampton since October 1987 (4-0).Toffees striker Romelu Lukaku has scored three and assisted one in four Premier League appearances at St. Marys, including a brace for the Everton in this exact fixture last season. Lukaku has scored in just four of his last 17 appearances away from Goodison Park in the Premier League. ' ' ' 
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NEW YORK -- The Latest on the U. Wholesale Air Max Canada .S. Open (all times local):11:35 p.m.Serena Williams has used the cupping therapy that drew so much attention during the Olympics when Michael Phelps won gold with purple circles dotting his shoulder and back.But the 22-time major champion says its been for relaxation, not recovery.After her first-round win at the U.S. Open on Tuesday, Williams said: If I go to my lady in Palm Beach, its part of acupuncture. I love getting it; it makes me relax.She adds: I was like, `Wow, you can do that for recovery?She says she has never done it away from home before but maybe shell start. Williams says: Im always learning new things. I definitely would love to try it on the road because I love the way it feels.---11:20 p.m.Andy Murray got off to an easy start at the U.S. Open in his attempt to become the fourth man in the Open era to reach all four Grand Slam finals in a single season.The 2012 champion at Flushing Meadows and seeded No. 2 this year, Murray beat Lukas Rosol 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 on Tuesday night to get to the second round.Murray lost to No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the finals of the Australian Open in January and French Open in June, and then won his second Wimbledon title last month.Only Djokovic (last season), Roger Federer (2004, 2006 and 2007) and Rod Laver (1969, when he completed a calendar-year Grand Slam) have been to a seasons four major title matches since the professional era began in 1968.Murray has won 23 of his past 24 matches, including an unprecedented second consecutive Olympic singles gold medal at the Rio Games this month.---9:15 p.m.American Steve Johnson rallied from down two sets and a break to move on to the second round at the U.S. Open.The 19th-seeded Johnson outlasted Evgeny Donskoy 4-6, 1-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3, 6-3 in 3 hours, 13 minutes.Donskoy, ranked 79th, served for the match in the third set, when he also had six match points on Johnsons serve.Johnson, who lost in the first round at his last three U.S. Opens, routed Donskoy 6-1, 6-1 at the Olympics less than three weeks earlier. It was his second career comeback from down two sets.He had 54 unforced errors in the first three sets and 20 in the last two. Johnson next faces 2009 U.S. Open champ Juan Martin del Potro.---8:50 p.m.Serena Williams serve was in fine form in a routine first-round win over Ekaterina Makarova at the U.S. Open.The top-seeded Williams had played just three singles matches since Wimbledon because of a sore right shoulder, but it didnt show as she hit 12 aces, with only one double-fault, in a 6-3, 6-3 victory Tuesday in 63 minutes.It was a potentially tricky draw for Williams as she opened her bid for a record 23rd major title. Makarova is a two-time Grand Slam semifinalist who just missed a seed.Williams first serve averaged 108 mph, and she hit one as hard as 121 mph.---7:55 p.m.In the latest outburst by Bernard Tomic, the Australian muttered at a heckler during his U.S. Open match that he was going to perform a lewd act on that person.Tomic said after his first-round loss Tuesday that he apologized to the fan afterward. He added, though: He definitely baited me the whole set for me to say that. But I do apologize if there were people around that heard. Thats all I can say.The 17th-seeded Tomic lost 6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (0) to 72nd-ranked Damir Dzumhur, making 78 unforced errors.The vulgar comments came during the first set as Dzumhur was trying to serve. Tomic later claimed he didnt remember what the heckler was saying to him.Tomic, 23, has attracted plenty of controversy on and off the court. He has been accused of tanking matches and suspended from Australias Davis Cup team and had multiple run-ins with police. His father, who serves as his coach, was given an eight-month suspended sentence and banned from the ATP Tour for a year in September 2013 for assaulting his sons former hitting partner.---7:10 p.m.Juan Martin del Potro, the 2009 champ, has won his opening match in his first U.S. Open since 2013.Del Potro beat fellow Argentine Diego Schwartzman 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (3) on Tuesday after missing the tournament the last two years because of three left wrist surgeries.Del Potro is ranked just 142nd and needed a wild card to get in. But he proved with his unexpected silver medal at the Olympics that he can contend again.In his first match since losing to Andy Murray in four grueling sets in the final in Rio, del Potro showed few ill effects of his emotionally and physically draining run there.Schwartzman is ranked 73 spots better than del Potro right now, but hes never been in the top 50 or advanced past the second round at a major.---6:50 p.m.Venus Williams needed three sets to win her 18th first-round match at the U.S. Open.She defeated Kateryna Kozlova of Ukraine 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 despite 63 unforced errors.Williams led 5-2 in the third set, but the 22-year-old Kozlova pushed her to the limit in the 2-hour, 42-minute match.Williams, a two-time winner in Flushing Meadows, next faces Julia Georges, who defeated Yanina Wickmayer 6-3, 6-2.---4:50 p.m.Third-seeded Stan Wawrinka advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open with a straight-set win.The two-time major champion beat Fernando Verdasco 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-4 on Tuesday despite more unforced errors than winners (37-30). He saved all four break points he faced, while converting two of his five chances, which was just enough for the victory.The 32-year-old Verdasco is a former top-10 player, but he hasnt been to a major quarterfinal since 2013.---4:30 p.m.American teen Jared Donaldson has upset 12th-seeded David Goffin for his first career win over a top-30 player.The 19-year-old qualifier won 4-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-0 in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday for his first victory at a major. He had lost in straight sets in his two previous Grand Slam matches, both at Flushing Meadows. Donaldson is ranked a career-best 122nd.Goffin reached his first major quarterfinal at this years French Open.---4:10 p.m.American Sam Querrey couldnt build on his upset of Novak Djokovic in his next Grand Slam.The 29th-seeded Querrey lost to Janko Tipsarevic 7-6 (4), 6-7 (0), 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday. It was a tough opening matchup for Querrey -- Tipsarevic is a former top-10 player whose ranking is down to 250th after a series of injuries. A two-time quarterfinalist at Flushing Meadows, Tipsarevic got in on a protected ranking.Hed lost five straight Grand Slam matches dating to the 2013 U.S. Open before Tuesday.Querrey stunned the top-ranked Djokovic in the third round at Wimbledon en route to his first major quarterfinal. But in six of his past eight Grand Slams, hes lost to a lower-ranked opponent in the first round.Hes also dropped seven of his past eight meetings with Serbian opponents -- the only win that upset of Djokovic at Wimbledon.---3:30 p.m.Samantha Stosur has advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open with a 7-5, 6-7 (4), 6-1 win over Camila Giorgi.The 2011 U.S. Open champion needed three sets against Giorgi, who had an ace to win the second-set tiebreaker. But the 67th-ranked Giorgi got off to a slow start in the third, with Stosur taking a 4-0 lead in the deciding set.Giorgi capitalized on only 3 of 14 break-point opportunities. She won 15 of 20 net points, but finished with 45 unforced errors.Stosur will next face Zhang Shuai, who defeated Ellen Perez 6-1, 6-1.----1:50 p.m.Rio Olympics bronze medalist and 2014 U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori has avoided what would have been his fourth first-round exit in his past six appearances at Flushing Meadows.Nishikori, who earned Japans first Olympic tennis medal since 1920 a little more than two weeks ago, advanced in New York on Tuesday by beating Benjamin Becker 6-1, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.The sixth-seeded Nishikori reached his first Grand Slam final at the U.S. Open two years ago, losing to Marin Cilic at that stage. But he exited in the first round in 2011, 2013 and 2015.Becker, a German who won on NCAA singles title at Baylor University, has lost his past 15 matches against opponents ranked in the top 10.---1:30 p.m.Ana Ivanovic is out of the U.S. Open in the first round for the second straight year after a 7-6 (4), 6-1 loss to Denisa Allertova of the Czech Republic.Ivanovic is a former No. 1 player and 2008 French Open winner who has slipped to No. 31 in the rankings.The Serb was serving for the first set at 6-5 but struggled with her serve and faltered in the tiebreaker. She finished with seven double-faults and 41 unforced errors.At the Open, she has reached the fourth round or better five times, including a career-best quarterfinal run in 2012.The 89th-ranked Allertova improved to 7-1 in first-round matches in majors, making her second main-draw appearance at the Open.----12:30 p.m.Simona Halep gave herself less than 9 for her quick work against Kirsten Flipkens, 6-0, 6-2, in the first match on Arthur Ashe Stadium.The Romanian was ahead 6-0, 5-0 with countrywoman Nadia Comaneci cheering her on. Comaneci was the first gymnast to score a perfect 10 at the 1976 Montreal Olympics.Halep says she wasnt perfect, but pleased with how she played against the Belgian. She got 69 percent of her first serves in and won 12 of 15 points at the net.Halep, who reached the semifinals of the U.S. Open last year, will next face Lucie Safarova, a 6-4, 6-4 winner over Daria Gavrilova.----12:05 p.m.Venus and Serena Williams are among the featured matches on Arthur Ashe Stadium at the U.S. Open.Venus will take on Kateryna Kozlova of Ukraine in the afternoon Tuesday before her top-ranked sister plays Ekaterina Makarova of Russia in the night match at the stadium with the new retractable roof.Serena has been bothered by a shoulder injury, playing only three matches since winning Wimbledon for her 22nd Grand Slam title. She faces a tough opening opponent in Makarova, who beat her at the 2012 Australian Open.Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium and Simona Halep of Romania have started play on Ashe, followed by Fernando Verdasco of Spain against Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland.Andy Murray of Britain will face Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic in the other evening match. 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It was the first regular-season match-up between the former longtime conference rivals since Texas A&M left the Big 12 Conference to join the Southeastern Conference in 2012.There were eight ties to begin the opening set before Aggie freshman outside hitter Hollann Hans tipped the ball in for a kill to give Texas A&M its first lead, 9-8. The Aggies later built their largest lead at 14-11 following a kill by junior outside hitter Kiara McGee before Texas went on a 4-0 run to regain the lead, 15-14. A&M managed to tie the score three more times, the last coming at 18-18 on an Ashlie Reasor kill. The Aggies, who were outhit .310 to .222 in the set, then committed four errors during a 5-1 Texas run that gave the Longhorns their largest lead, 23-19, forcing A&M to call a timeout. Hans put down her fourth kill of the frame following the timeout, but Texas Paulina Prieto Cerame countered with her seventh kill to put the Longhorns at set point. Senior middle blocker Jazzmin Babers kept the Aggies alive with a kill off the block, but A&Ms next attack fell wide to end the set, 25-21.The Aggies spotted Texas a 7-1 lead to begin the second set and were unable to make up the difference. Texas, which outhit A&M .406 to .171 in the set, went on to build a 13-5 lead. The Aggies used a 4-0 run to get within 13-9 but could get no closer.Babers later had a kill down the line to put A&M within 19-14, but Texas reeled off five unanswered points to be serving for the set, 24-14. McGees off-speed shot fell in for a kill on the ensuing play, and sophomore middle blocker Kaitlyn Blake and junior setter Stephanie Aiple teamed for a smothering block to extend the set. Blake then put down a punishing kill set up by a Texas overpass, and junior libero Amy Nettles continued the scoring run with an ace too put the Aggies within 24-18, forcing Texas to call a timeout. Air Max 1 Canada Store. Texas Morgan Johnson then got a kill coming out the timeout to close out the set and give the Longhorns a 2-0 lead in the match.Texas held a slim 7-5 advantage in the third set before McGee had three kills during a 5-0 run that put A&M up, 10-7 in the third set. Texas called a timeout and then scored four unanswered points upon return to action to regain the lead, 11-10. A&M tied the score at 11- and 12-all before the Aggies committed several miscues during a 5-0 Texas rally. The Aggies fought back and managed to tie the score at 18 as Hans, who led the Aggies with a personal-best 14 digs, put down her team-leading 10th kill, giving the rookie her first career double-double.Texas, which outhit A&M, .206 to .152 in the set, regrouped following a timeout and ripped off six consecutive points to be serving for the match, 24-18. The Longhorns attack at match point sailed long, and Hans registered her second ace to put A&M within 24-21. Babers and Aiple continued the scoring for the Aggies, teaming for a block, before A&M served into the net to end the match.The Aggies fall to 6-4 on the season after being held to a .179 hitting efficiency and being outblocked, 8-4.Texas hit .305 for the match, a season high by an A&M opponent, to win its 20th consecutive home match and improve to 8-1 on the season. Prieto Cerame led the Longhorns with 16 kills.After playing its first 10 matches away from home, Texas A&M makes its Reed Arena season debut on Friday as the Aggies play host to No. 6 Wisconsin. First serve against the Badgers is at 4 p.m., and the match will be broadcast on SEC +, available on WatchESPN.com. The match is the final pre-conference match for the defending SEC-champion Aggies, who open league play at Alabama on Friday Sept. 23. ' ' ' 
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