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McDavid is the first Otter to win the Emms Family Award in club history

LOS ANGELES, Calif. moncler femme 2010 . – So much for Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Kidd trying to call it an early night with the Lakers awaiting. The Los Angeles Clippers wouldnt allow it. Both of Dallas stars were needed in the fourth quarter, when the Mavericks rallied to win 106-100 Wednesday night and improve the NBAs best road record to 27-10. Nowitzki scored 24 points playing nearly 37 minutes, including almost all of the fourth, to beat back the scrappy Clippers. Kidd was hoping to sit out the final period, but he was needed for 2 1/2 minutes to ensure the Mavs secured their fifth straight win. We wanted to get some momentum going into tomorrow, Nowitzki said. We had a good lead and didnt close the game out the way we wanted to. The victory moved the Mavs within a half-game of the second-place Lakers in the West, with the No. 2 seed up for grabs when they play Thursday night. Its not the end of the world to be (No.) 3, but were going for it, Nowitzki said. He missed the first of two free throws midway through the period, snapping his streak of 74 in a row — longest in the league this season — that dated to the fourth quarter against Indiana on March 4. Nowitzki got ample chance to make up for it, when Mo Williams was hit with consecutive technicals and ejected with 6:02 remaining and Nowitzki made both. Blake Griffin got a technical about 42 seconds earlier. We lost control of the game when we had all those technical fouls, Eric Gordon said. That gave them a good run and those were free points we gave them. They just got a lot of calls. Griffin had 25 points and 17 rebounds for his 57th double-double, and in the process set a franchise rookie record for most points in a season. He came off the bench in the fourth to erase most of the Clippers 16-point deficit, scoring six points in an 11-0 run that left them trailing 96-91 with 3:20 left. It started with Jamario Moon hitting a three. After that, they made a layup and get to the free throw line and all the sudden its under 10, Mavs coach Rick Carlisle said. Then the building is into it and we had to answer. This is a good win for us. Jose Barea answered with five straight points to push the Mavs lead to 101-91. He finished with 22 points. Kidd had 10 assists. We keep pushing the tempo and keep coming. We dont panic, Kidd said. Earlier in the fourth, Nowitzki scored six points — four on free throws — in the Mavs 13-1 run that produced their first double-digit lead of the game, 96-80. Nowitzki missed another free throw in the final minute. Gordon added 15 points and Williams scored 19 points, making all nine of his free throws for the Clippers, whove lost nine in a row and 15 of their last 16 to the Mavs. Dallas has won its last five road games against the Clippers. Down by six with seven seconds left, Gordon airballed a three-point attempt. I just couldnt get easy baskets, he said. They didnt let me get into the lane. When that happens, you end up with just long-range shots. The teams traded leads in a tight third quarter. With the Clippers leading by one, the Mavs outscored them 12-6 to lead 75-70 going into the fourth. Peja Stojakovic and Brian Cardinal hit three-pointers in the spurt. The Clippers blew a 13-point lead in the first, when Williams scored their first nine points. Dallas tied the game 44-44 late in the second and scored the final two baskets to lead 48-46 at the break. Notes: The Mavs improved to 13-1 against the Pacific Division, with their only loss to the Lakers. … The Clippers franchise record for double-doubles is 69 set by Bob McAdoo in 1974-75, when the team was in Buffalo. … The crowd of 19,060 was the Clippers 16th sellout of the season. pas cher doudoune moncler . Winnipeg linebacker Joe Lobendahn took top defensive honours, Montreal kicker/punter Shawn Whyte got the special teams nod and Calgary receiver Johnny Forzani was the top Canadian. doudoune moncler femme pas cher neuf . — Miami coach Jim Larranaga mounted the ladder last and went to the basket hard, scissors in hand. TORONTO — Erie Otters forward Connor McDavid was named the Ontario Hockey Leagues rookie of the year on Thursday. McDavid, the OHLs youngest player at 16 years old, scored 25 goals and added 41 assists in 63 games to finish second in rookie scoring. “Its a tremendous honour,” McDavid said on a conference call. “I was fortunate to have a good enough year to win. It was a fun year with the Otters. The coaches, players, and staff were all so welcoming.” The native of Newmarket, Ont., was granted exceptional player status last year to enter the OHL draft as a 15 year old. After being drafted first overall by the Otters, McDavid recorded a 15-game point streak that began in his second career game. He also represented the OHL in thhe Subway Super Series, becoming the youngest player to ever participate in the event. vêtements homme moncler. McDavid also represented Ontario at the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, where he was named a tournament all-star. “You build championships around players with this special ability,” said Otters general manager Sherwood Bassin. “Hes a very special person, phenomenal work ethic, to know him is to love him.” McDavid is the first Otter to win the Emms Family Award in club history. Past winners include Wayne Gretzky (Sault Ste. Marie, 1977-78), Joe Thornton (Sault Ste. Marie, 1995-96), Rick Nash (London, 2000-01), Patrick Kane (London, 2006-07), Taylor Hall (Windsor, 2007-08), and Nail Yakupov (Sarnia, 2010-11). Nick Foles Jersey Marshawn Lynch Jersey Tyrann Mathieu Jersey Jamaal Charles Jersey Cheap NFL Jerseys Paul George Jersey  ‘ ‘ ‘

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I played really well yesterday.

A rare multi-goal game from Brett Foy capped a stunning comeback by the Mississauga Steelheads. curl secret pas cher . Foy scored his second goal of the game in overtime as the Steelheads rallied for 4-3 win over the Brampton Battalion in Ontario Hockey League action Monday. Trailing 3-1 in the third period, Foy scored to cut the deficit to one goal. Riley Brace then scored short-handed with 31 seconds remaining to send the game to overtime. The goals were Foys first two of the season, and marked just the second time he has scored more than one goal in his junior career. “Its great to get the win and get the monkey off my back as far as scoring goes,” Foy said. “This team is able to overcome deficits and we did just that today.” The other two Thanksgiving afternoon games in the OHL also needed extra time. Oshawa beat Belleville 4-3 in overtime and Sarnia edged Windsor 3-2 in a shootout. At Brampton, Ont., the Steelheads opened the scoring on the power play at 16:59 of the first period when Dylan Smoskowitz pounced on a loose puck and beat Matej Machovsky with a quick shot. Battalion took over in the second, starting with a beautiful effort from Nicolas Foglia. The centre skated in from the neutral zone, cut around defenceman Trevor Carrick and fired a wrist shot past Spencer Martin. Brampton took the lead less than five minutes later as Barclay Goodrow fed Brenden Miller, whose shot from the point was redirected past Martin. Goodrow made it 3-1 two minute later with a perfect snapshot from the face-off circle. Mississauga curbed the deficit to one near the midway point of the third period as Foy redirected a low point shot from Eric Diodati. Mississauga tied it as Brace snuck a low shot through Machovskys legs, setting up Foys winner 2:51 into overtime. Martin made 31 saves for Mississauga (3-3-1), while Machovsky stopped 21 of the 25 shots that he faced for Brampton (2-3-2). Generals 4 Bulls 3 (OT)@ At Oshawa, Ont., Scott Laughton scored the game winning goal 2:16 into overtime to lift the Generals (6-1-0) over Belleville (3-2-1). — Sting 3 Spitfires 2 (SO)@ At Windsor, Ont., Reid Boucher scored the shootout winner as Sarnia (3-3-1) defeated the Spitfires (3-3-2).     mira curl babyliss . Practice after practice, meeting after meeting, film session after film session. curl secret babyliss . — The Oakland Raiders have landed their new personnel man, who faces the daunting task of helping fill the void left by late owner Al Davis. PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — On a day when sunshine gave way to a light rain, two things stayed the same Friday at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Charlie Wi was still atop the leaderboard, and Tiger Woods didnt hole enough putts to make up ground. Wi escaped most of the rain at Pebble Beach, where he holed a wedge from the 13th fairway for eagle and limited the damage to a bogey on his final hole for a 3-under 69 that allowed him to open a three-shot lead. Dustin Johnson was caught off guard by the rain in the worst way. He stood in the fourth fairway at Spyglass with a short-sleeve shirt, hands thrust in his pocket, as his caddie sent a friend running up the hill to the parking lot to retrieve his rain gear. His short game let him down, and the two-time Pebble champion had to settle for a 72 that put him three back. Padraig Harrington had a 66 at Pebble Beach and was among those tied for third. Harrington had five birdies in a six-hole stretch early in his round, the exception coming at the par-5 sixth. Graham DeLaet of Weyburn, Sask., dropped to 61st after a 5-over 77 at Monterey Peninsula. Mike Weir of Brights Grove, Ont., making his first start on the PGA Tour since undergoing surgery for a tendon tear in his right elbow in August, finished with a 73 at Pebble Beach and is 1-over through two rounds. He is tied at 98th with Matt McQuillan of Kingston, Ont,. who carded a 70 also at Pebble Beach. Woods, meanwhile, again looked poised to make a move over at Monterey Peninsula. He missed a 5-foot birdie putt on No. 9 and failed to make birdie on the par-5 10th when he pulled his second shot into the gallery. He had to settle for a 2-under 68, leaving him six behind. Along the way, he stung his wrist hitting out of a divot and said he had to pop it back into the joint. “No big deal,” he said. The bigger deal was putting. Woods took 33 putts on the Shore Course, which he attributed to leaving the ball in the wrong spot — mostly above the hole — and struggling with greens he felt were getting slightly more bumpy as a mist turned into a light rain. “Its very close,” said Woods, playing this event for the first time in 10 years. “I got my ball-striking to where I feel very comfortable hitting the shots. I just need to make a couple of putts to get on a roll.” Phil Mickelson struggled in sunshine. In rain, he ran off five birdies for a 65 at Monterey Peninsula that put him five shots behind. “I dont know what happened, but I started to play a lot better and make some birdies,” said Mickelson, a three-time winner at Pebble. “In the perfect conditions, I struggled. But to play these golf courses in such great condition either way has been a lot of fun.” Wi was at 12-under 130 and now heads to Spyglass Hill, which has played slightly tougher than the other two courses. In these shifting conditions, Spyglass played about two shots harder than it did Thursday, while Pebble Beach and Monterey Peninsula were about one shot more difficult than the day before. Only 56 players broke par, compared with 87 in the opening round. That would explain what was going through Wis mind when he set off at Pebble Beach, knowing the course gave up aa pair of 63s in the opening round. babyliss curl secret pas che. . It sure didnt feel that easy. “I thought Pebble played really difficult today,” Wi said. “The greens were very firm, and the guys that shot 8 or 9 under out there, I was very surprised how well they played. Some of the pins were really tricky. I said, Gosh, how did they shoot 9 under out there? And for me to shoot 3 under today, I was very pleased.” Wi figured it out toward the end of the way, as the light rain swept over the peninsula. During the practice round, he hit a driver and a 9-iron on the ninth hole. It was his final hole Friday, and he hit a driver and a hybrid. That didnt work out so well. He pulled his approach into a crevice of thick rough, chopped out over the green and only a good pitch to tap-in range helped him avoid something worse than a bogey. Vijay Singh had a 68 at Spyglass Hill and Brian Gay had a 65 at Monterey Peninsula to join Harrington among those at 8-under par. Hunter Mahan, fresh off his one-week journey to the Middle East for the Qatar Masters, had a 70 at Pebble Beach and was in the group at 7-under par, along with Mickelson. Woods looked sharp at times, drilling a 5-iron to 7 feet for birdie on the opening hole, narrowly missing an eight-foot eagle attempt at No. 6 and making a second straight birdie on the par-3 seventh from about 15 feet. But he didnt make up any ground, losing one shot to par compared with the leaders. Next up for Woods is Pebble Beach, where he usually plays his best. Woods still remembers the 63-64 weekend in 1997, when he finished one shot behind Mark OMeara. Woods also had a 64 in the final round of 2000 to rally from five shots behind. He has three rounds of 64 or better on the fabled course during the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. The last time he played Pebble Beach was the U.S. Open in 2010, where he bogeyed five of his opening 10 holes to fall out of contention. His game was in disrepair at the time. It now is on an upward swing, and the putting is all that controls how quickly he gets back. “Im hitting good putts,” Woods said. “Im not displeased with my putting at all. I just didnt hit the ball in the right spots to give myself the right looks. If we were putting smooth greens, it would be a totally different deal.” Johnson was tied for the lead with back-to-back birdies to close out the back nine at Spyglass. He bogeyed the par-3 third from about 12 feet away just behind the green, then three-putted for bogey at the par-3 fifth. “I played really well yesterday. I played good today,” Johnson said. “I just (threw) away some shots. I hit some poor pitch shots, just really bad. They werent even pitch shots. They were dink chips, ones that youre trying to hole. And I just hit them terrible.” Johnson will have a chance to make up ground Saturday at Monterey Peninsula, which has produced the lowest scores this week. Woods, meanwhile, settles in at Pebble Beach with the celebrity rotation, the day that CBS Sports typically spends as much time on the antics of actors and comedians as the golfers. That shouldnt be a big distraction, though. Woods tees off early on the back nine, away from all the action. Nick Foles Jersey Marshawn Lynch Jersey Tyrann Mathieu Jersey Jamaal Charles Jersey Cheap NFL Jerseys Paul George Jersey  ‘ ‘ ‘

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Acta said the three-time All-Star

GREEN BAY, Wis. babyliss perfect curl . — The Green Bay Packers gave Aaron Rodgers his opportunity when 23 other teams passed. On another late April weekend with the NFL draft unfolding anew, there was Rodgers again, expressing his appreciation of the Packers for their latest sign of faith. The Packers signed their franchise quarterback Friday to a five-year contract extension through the 2019 season, eight years after they stopped his slide down the draft board and took him with the 24th pick in the first round. The deal, according to a person with knowledge of the contract who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team has not released the details, is worth as much as $110 million, with $40 million guaranteed. Rodgers had two seasons remaining on his current deal for a total of roughly $20 million. So this is essentially a seven-year contract, right there with the $120.6 million that the Baltimore Ravens gave quarterback Joe Flacco last month over six years. Judged by the new part of the deal, Rodgers will be the highest-paid player in NFL history, with an average annual salary of $22 million over those five seasons. “Im excited to know my future is here and Ill be here for a lot longer,” Rodgers said inside the locker room at Lambeau Field. Locking up Rodgers was a priority for the Packers, who also reached a long-term extension with linebacker Clay Matthews this month worth as much as $66 million over five years. The Packers are 53-27 in five years with Rodgers as the starter, and he led them to the Super Bowl title following the 2010 season. President Mark Murphy said leaving enough space under the salary cap to consistently field a competitive team around Rodgers for the life of his deal was “crucial.” He also acknowledged that the Packers not only gave Rodgers a market-rate contract but set a new market in the process. “But hes a pretty good quarterback, too,” Murphy said, laughing. Rodgers, the longest-tenured Packers player, the only one still on the roster from that 4-12 team in 2005, said hes confident the front office will continue to be able to build a winner around him. “I like where were at. Obviously, there were some discussions about not doing a lot in free agency,” Rodgers said. “Like I said, this seems to be the Packer way where you draft a guy in your system and you pay them.” Rodgers has thrown for 21,661 yards and 171 touchdowns in his career, and he has had a quarterback rating of 101.2 or better in all but one season as a starter. His quarterback rating of 122.5 in 2011 is an NFL record. The former standout at Cal was expected to be taken early in the first round in 2005, but he soon found himself alone in the green room. Rodgers acknowledged that prove-the-doubters-wrong attitude hes used to his benefit throughout his career since that day he was ignored by so many in the draft. “I have a good memory, and Im driven to be the best,” Rodgers said. “Obviously, theres a couple less critics out there now, but I still put a lot of pressure on myself to achieve the goals I set for myself here and enjoy trying to meet the challenge that those goals bring and also opposing teams bring.” Draft day wasnt the only rough spot for Rodgers in his career. He arrived in Green Bay as the backup to Brett Favre, who wasnt thrilled the team had found his heir apparent. Favre kept fans and the franchise on their toes every off-season from then on, flirting with the idea of retiring but always coming back. When the tension finally snapped in 2008 — Favre retired, changed his mind and asked for his job back — Rodgers found himself in the middle of the most-bitter divorce in Wisconsin history. Favre was traded to the New York Jets during training camp, but many fans remained loyal to him. They took their anger at the organization out on Rodgers, even booing him at the teams “Family Night” scrimmage. Rodgers kept his composure, never firing back at fans or even publicly criticizing Favre. Despite a 6-10 record in his first year as a starter, he showed flashes of why general manager Ted Thompson had such faith in him, and fans began to come around. Any lingering animosity disappeared after Favre joined the rival Minnesota Vikings and Rodgers led the Packers to the playoffs following the 2009 season. Now? Hes of the most beloved figures in the states rich sports history. The Wisconsin Legislature designated Dec. 12, 2012, as “Aaron Rodgers Day,” and students and workers throughout the state were encouraged to celebrate by wearing his jersey. When he was shown on the scoreboard at the Milwaukee Bucks playoff game against the Miami Heat on Thursday, he got one of the biggest cheers of the night. Rodgers will be 36 when the deal ends. He said he thinks he has at least eight years left in his legs and his body, when asked if wondered if this would be his last contract. “A lot of times you dont see a deal all the way through if youre playing well. Its just the nature of some of these contracts. Thats a long way off. In order to even get to that conversation, its going to take many years in a row at a consistently high level of play for me, which I expect to do,” Rodgers said. “And Im going to get myself in the best shape mentally and physically to do that, and hopefully we can have that conversation in seven years where I can still play and maybe we can keep this thing going.” babyliss pro perfect curl uk . The host country lost 6-5 to Russia in Tuesdays semifinal, despite a four-goal burst in the third period. Russia will meet Sweden for gold, while Canada faces Finland for bronze Thursday. babyliss curl secret . — Two Penn State officials can be tried on charges of lying to a grand jury about an allegation of child sex abuse against ex-Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, a judge ruled Friday. CLEVELAND — Detroit reliever David Pauley hit Kosuke Fukudome with the bases loaded in the 14th inning to score Asdrubal Cabrera as the better-late-than-never Cleveland Indians tightened the AL Central with a 3-2 win on Tuesday night to close within three games of the first-place Tigers. In the 14th, Pauley (5-5) walked Cabrera with one out before Travis Hafner ripped a single past second baseman Carlos Guillen, sending Cabrera to third. The Tigers intentionally walked Carlos Santana to load the bases and face Fukudome, who was acquired last month from the Chicago Cubs for the playoff chase. Fukudome, who had struck out in his previous four at-bats, was then drilled in the arm on a 1-2 pitch by Pauley, giving the Indians their 13th walkoff win at home this season — and their most important. Cleveland won the opener of its most critical series in several years, and it took them nearly seven hours to do it. The game was delayed for more than two hours by rain. The Indians have won 12 straight over the Tigers at home, and they needed this one badly to stop their Michigan neighbours from opening a larger lead in the division. Fukudome was mobbed near first base as if he had just doubled off the wall, but the Indians celebration was more subdued than previous dramatic wins, probably because it was nearly 2 a.m. and the teams have to go at it again later in the day. Frank Herrmann (3-0), Clevelands eighth pitcher and the last one available in the bullpen for Indians manager Manny Acta, pitched two hitless innings for the win. Both bullpens were brilliant. The Tigers gave up just three hits over the final 12 innings with 13 strikeouts. Clevelands relievers werent quite as good, allowing six hits and fanning 11 over 12 innings after the rain delay. Not long after Indians fans got loose with a 14th-inning stretch, the Indians gave the few die-hard fans still on hand a reason to dance. The Indians blew a chance to take the lead in the eighth, when they failed to execute a suicide squeeze. Pinch-hitter Jason Donald led off by doubling to the deepest part of Progressive Field off reliever Daniel Schlereth. Ezequiel Carrera then failed to get down a bunt before moving Donald to third with a groundout. The Indians tried to squeeze Donald home, but Michael Brantley couldnt get his bat on a low, outside curveball, and catcher Alex Avila charged up the line to tag Donald, who didnt have a chance. Brantley flew out to left to end the inning, and as he neared first base the Cleveland outfielder slammed his batting helmet to the ground in frustration. A two-hour, tthree-minute rain delay after the second inning forced both managers to pull their starting pitchers and dip into their bullpens earlier than they would have liked. babyliss pro curl. Sensing the series importance, and not wanting to play from behind, the Indians took a 2-0 lead in the first. Jason Kipnis doubled with one out and scored on Cabreras single. Hafner followed with a single, sending Cabrera to third, where he scored on Santanas sacrifice fly to medium centre. It was a good start for the Indians, who are now 36-18 in games where they score first. But the Tigers came back and tied it with a methodical third. Detroit got two singles, a walk and RBI groundouts from Don Kelly and Austin Jackson to square things. After the Indians were retired in the bottom half, thunderstorms moved in off Lake Erie and caused the lengthy delay, which chased away a huge chunk of the crowd and muted some of the buzz. Leyland, who signed a contract extension through 2012 on Monday, couldnt wait for the showdown series to get started. More than seven hours later, he couldnt wait for it to end. “Part of the reason I want to be back next year is this electricity,” he said. As Leyland spoke with reporters, slugger Miguel Cabrera ducked his head inside Leylands office and congratulated his skipper. Cabrera playfully turned the lights on and off, saying, “Contract!”, then turned them off and said, “No contract.” After doing it several times, Leyland joked about the first basemans $152.3 million contract that expires in 2015. “Maybe you can pay me,” Leyland cracked. Nobody was laughing later. Notes: Indians RHP Ubaldo Jimenez (0-0), acquired last week in a deadline deal with Colorado, will make his Cleveland debut in the second game of the series against Detroits Rick Porcello (11-6). … With no setbacks, Indians OF Shin-Soo Choo could be back in one week. Hes been out since June 25 with a broken left thumb and is currently on a rehab assignment. Meanwhile, theres no telling if, or when, OF Grady Sizemore will be ready. Acta said the three-time All-Star, sidelined with a bruised right knee, wont return until September — at the earliest. Theres a possibility Sizemores season could be over. … The Tigers came in 25-14 in the AL Central, and are in the midst of playing 12 of 15 inside the division. … Acta said RHP Carlos Carrasco will probably miss a total of three weeks with a sore elbow. Carrasco, placed on the 15-day DL Monday, will serve his six-game suspension for throwing at Kansas Citys Billy Butler after hes activated. Nick Foles Jersey Marshawn Lynch Jersey Tyrann Mathieu Jersey Jamaal Charles Jersey Cheap NFL Jerseys Paul George Jersey  ‘ ‘ ‘

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CHICAGO — Taj Gibson is expected to miss at least two weeks with a sprained left knee, forcing the Chicago Bulls to play without one of their key reserves at a pivotal point in the season. Chase Blackburn Jersey . Gibson stepped on the foot of Oklahoma City guard Reggie Jackson in the fourth quarter of Sundays 102-72 loss to the Thunder and knew something wasnt right almost immediately. “The first thing I did was grab my knee,” he said. “I was in shock because I felt great. I went up for a regular shot block and I came down and it just gave way.” Gibson had an MRI and was diagnosed with a sprained medial collateral ligament. He said doctors are planning to take another look to make sure there are no small tears. It could be a crippling blow for the Bulls, who have been without Derrick Rose all season while the 2011 NBA MVP recovers from major left knee surgery. Gibson, Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah have played almost all the post minutes for Chicago, and Gibsons injury means coach Tom Thibodeau likely will have to give more minutes to seldom-used centre Nazr Mohammed. “Everybody in that locker room is capable of playing well, so all you have to do is go out there and do your job,” Thibodeau said before the Bulls hosted Cleveland on Tuesday night. Chicago did get one piece of positive news before facing the Cavaliers, with point guard Kirk Hinrich returning to the lineup. Hinrich had missed 10 of the last 11 games due to a lingering right elbow problem. Replacing Gibson will be no easy task for Thibodeau, who had deftly coached the Bulls to a 32-24 record heading into the matchup with the Cavs. The 6-foot-9 Gibson is a rugged defender who is averaging 7.7 points and 5.4 rebounds. Gibson said the injury gave him more sympathy for Rose, who hurt his knee in the playoffs last season. “The things he is doing now coming back from that is hard,” Gibson said. Star Lotulelei Jersey . Wood has been sidelined by a blister on his right index finger. He says Thursday that he “felt great” during a bullpen session Wednesday. Graham Gano Jersey . The rookie left-hander passed the test. Chen scattered seven hits over seven innings and the Orioles set a franchise record with their seventh straight victory in Boston, beating the Red Sox 2-1 on Wednesday night.TORONTO – Standing just a few steps from the ice, a pace or two away from the Marlies dressing room, Ben Scrivens is explaining the intricate wiring of his thought process. Hes only a few months removed from a bold 2011-2012 campaign which saw him post microscopic, league-leading numbers en route to a surprising berth in the Calder Cup final. With those weighty accomplishments however come expectation and this fall the sizeable expectations are nothing less than a repeat of last season. Hes on the cusp of a job in the NHL, but with that league locked out and looking hopeless, hes got no choice but to raise the bar at Ricoh Coliseum and beyond that in Syracuse, Hamilton, Peoria, Adirondack and wherever else. Searching for the proper analogy to describe his way of thinking in midst of a critical third pro season, Scrivens finally lands on baseball. “Whats your goal, a .300 average?” he asks rhetorically. “Well yeah that can be your goal, it can .350, .250, whatever it is, but youre not going into the game saying ‘Okay Ive got to hit a home run in the second, you go into the game saying ‘I want to stretch out my at-bats, I want to be selective with my pitches, dont swing at the first pitch. Its simple, but its the only way that you can follow a plan is making it simple and repeatable.” Scrivens is not the type to jot down goals on a sheet of paper, crossing them off upon completion at the end of the year. Instead, hes the one to lay all the puzzle pieces on the table, dissecting what patterns and strategies will be necessary to ‘make whole the picture on the front of the box. “If you focus on the process then youre not readjusting your goals every time that youve achieved something,” he explained, sounding more like the author of a self-help book than a promising goaltender. “You look at it in hindsight as ‘Okay, thats what I accomplished and this is the way that I accomplished it so next year Im going to focus on these things again and hopefully try and replicate and maybe become more consistent.” Admittedly “trying to minimize the valleys and maximize the peaks” Scrivens aspires for a more stable approach this season. A “huge proponent of a cyclical way of thinking” the 26-year-old believes less in luck than in logic and reality, confident that the breaks of the game will even out at some point. Hes inclined to stream-line his foccus from save to save rather than a scoped out set of big picture ambitions and clearly-defined objectives. Charles Godfrey Jersey. . Watching the Alberta native up close over the past two seasons, Marlies coach Dallas Eakins is steeped in the pressure that surrounds his number one goaltender, the weight of repeating and even exceeding last years success. But hes loath to run from it and insists upon the same from Scrivens. “Listen, I dont like limits on anyone,” said Eakins. “If you can run a six-minute mile, well lets go run a five-and-a-half mile. If you can climb a mountain thats 10,000 feet, go find one thats 12,000…I want these guys to push their limits. Even if he was MVP of the season last year and we wouldve won the championship, I want him to be better this year.” After last season wrapped up, coach and goaltender conversed and ultimately concluded that Scrivens league-leading goals against average (2.04) could have actually been lower. “Its something that our organization is very proud about and Im proud of Ben individually for that and he should be proud as well,” said Eakins of the mark. “But we look back at the season and he went through about a four or five week-span where there was a bunch of goals he definitely wanted back. He couldve been even lower there.” After three starts this fall, Scrivens has allowed seven goals on 60 shots (.896 save percentage), winning once and losing twice. Drawing near in his rear-view mirror are back-ups Jussi Rynnas and Mark Owuya, the former posting a shutout in his first start of the season this past Saturday. Scrivens wont consume himself with numbers and remains glued to the process, but after swimming in the NHL waters for 11 games with the Leafs last season, its clear that his mindset has altered slightly from a year prior. With the lockout ongoing, however, his sights admittedly cannot stray past the next save with the Marlies. “Obviously this year wouldve been a different mind-set and a different approach for the season,” he said. “It wouldve been less of a set yourself up for a chance to get called up and more of a steal someones job, not that its available for the taking or its going to be given to you. But I now have a little bit more experience at [the NHL] level and a few more accolades down here. I feel like Im ready to make the jump and Ive got to earn it at this point.” Nick Foles Jersey Marshawn Lynch JerseyTyrann Mathieu Jersey Jamaal Charles Jersey Cheap NFL Jerseys Paul George Jersey  ‘ ‘ ‘

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Denver, CO (Sports Network) – Ryan Ludwicks three-run homer helped Mat Latos pick up his first win of the season, as the Padres got by the Rockies, 8-2, to take the final meeting of a three-game series. Cheap NBA Jerseys . Jason Bartlett doubled in a pair during a five-run seventh, padding the lead behind Latos (1-5), who was winless in 11 starts dating back to last season. I think that is a huge weight off of his shoulders, said San Diego manager Bud Black about Latos getting the win. But its just one game and he needs to build off of this. The 23-year-old right-hander, a 14-game winner last year, was charged with two runs — one earned — on four hits and three walks over 5 2/3 innings. Jason Hammel (3-3) gave up a season-high six runs in his 6 1/3-inning start for the Rockies, giving up six hits and three walks in the loss. We are obviously frustrated out there, said Hammel. But we cant get too down on ourselves or starting questioning everything we do cause we do good things out there, its just not working out for us right now. With San Diego trailing, 1-0, in the fourth, Ludwick took the first pitch he saw over the left-field fence, bringing in Jorge Cantu and Brad Hawpe in the process. Todd Heltons third home run in four games cut the deficit to 3-2 in the sixth, but the Padres widened the gap in the seventh. Ludwick fouled out to start the inning, and the next five hitters reached base with hits. Chase Headley and Will Venable each drove in a run and came around on Bartletts two-bagger to left off Felipe Paulino. Hawpe capped the explosion with an RBI single, and a bullpen effort comprised of Chad Qualls, Cory Luebke, Luke Gregerson and Ernesto Frieri silenced the Rockies bats behind Latos, sending Colorado to its eight loss in 10 games. Eric Pattersons throwing error in the first inning allowed Seth Smith to come around and score the games first run. GAME NOTES:The Padres have won three of four overall…The Rockies went 0-for-7 with runners in scoring position…Hammel has lasted at least six innings in each of his last seven starts. NBA Jerseys From China . Hes upset with himself for not noticing sooner. Martin, a native of Chelsea, Que., claimed the Blue Jays were relaying information from second base to the batter during Torontos 16-7 victory Thursday night that started off with an eight-run outburst in the first inning. NBA Jerseys China . The news was greeted with cheers by a mostly Sikh crowd at a solidarity soccer game organized in a Montreal suburb, where people of all ages and skills charged onto the pitch wearing turbans. “Im excited and Im proud as a Quebecer that the decision has come to allow the kids to get back on the field,” said Amar Magon, one of the organizers of the game.TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona running back Beanie Wells says he is optimistic about his chances of playing Sunday against the New York Giants. Wells, who sat out last weeks loss at Seattle with a sore left hamstring, says he turned it loose at full speed in Thursdays practice and felt no ill effects. Coach Ken Whisenhunt allso said he is optimistic Wells will be able to play as long as he continues to progress as he has been. Wholesale NBA Jerseys. The third-year pro from Ohio State has rushed for 183 yards in two games, averaging 5.7 yards per carry. He says he was hurt in the loss at Washington and aggravated the injury in practice. Nick Foles Jersey Marshawn Lynch Jersey Tyrann Mathieu Jersey Jamaal Charles Jersey Cheap NFL Jerseys Paul George Jersey  ‘ ‘ ‘

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Khudobin said of his approach to backing up Tuukka Rask

WINNIPEG — Al Montoya made his case for more time in the Winnipeg net after watching the Jets first five games from the bench. Victor Cruz Jersey . The Jets backup goaltender had 24 saves for a shutout as Winnipeg beat the New Jersey Devils 3-0 on Sunday. Montoya said he was only as good as his teams willingness to play defence. “The team was communicating with me and really letting me see the puck,” said Montoya. “Its forwards coming back to help out the (defencemen), (defencemen) coming back to help out the goalie. Selflessness out there — thats what we want our identity to be.” Evander Kane scored twice and Andrew Ladd added a goal in the final minute for the Jets as they snapped a three-game losing streak to get back to .500. The Devils are now winless in six games to open the season. Montoya was rarely under siege, but controlled rebounds well and showed poise handling the puck. Montoya started only five games in the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season as No. 1 netminder Ondrej Pavelec was near the top of the league in games played and shots faced. “Its not an easy game to play when you watch your team play five and youre under the gun,” said Jets coach Claude Noel. “(There was) a lot of pressure on Al. I thought he handled it superbly.” Kane opened the scoring for Winnipeg (3-3-0) early in the second period when he carried the puck the length of the ice and banked it off the leg of Devils defenceman Andy Greene and past goalie Cory Schneider. Schneider said he got a piece of the puck with his stick, but couldnt react quickly enough after it bounced off Greene. “They got the bounce to get the winning goal, and we didnt,” Schneider said. “Weve just got to find a way. I was good tonight, but he just made that one extra save.” The game winner came after an unsuccessful two-man advantage for New Jersey (0-3-3) that head coach Pete DeBoer saw as the games key moment. “If we score I think its a different game,” DeBoer said. “Weve got to generate something there. We didnt work hard enough to create enough offensive opportunities.” Montoyas best save came in the second period, when he stopped Patrik Elias point blank after a turnover in the neutral zone. The backup goalie rarely had to deal with traffic in his crease as the Jets defended their territory and frustrated the Devils. Kane, who later added an empty-net goal with 57 seconds remaining for his third of the season, thought the Jets found success by limiting the Devils chances. “When you play in the other teams zone, youre going to get less shots against,” Kane said. “That was a key part — pressuring them and not giving them time and space to attack us and abuse us in our own end.” Kane played alongside Bryan Little and Blake Wheeler on the Jets top line for the first time this season as Noel decided to juggle his roster after three straight poor showings. “A lot of good play from a lot of players tonight,” Noel said, adding that the reconfigured lineup would likely be used again when the Jets continue their six-game homestand on Tuesday night against Montreal. Schneider, who made 32 saves, wasnt challenged often. His best stop came on a short-handed breakaway by Kane in the third period to keep his team within a goal. Neither team came close to scoring in a low-energy first period that had the MTS Centre quieter than usual. Each side had one power play, but failed to register a shot on goal. The Devils will try again for their first win when they wrap up their five-game road trip in Ottawa on Thursday night. Schneider said getting the first win doesnt get any easier the longer it takes. “Were playing well in stretches,” he said, “but our consistency isnt quite there yet.” Notes: Schneider, who spent three seasons with the AHLs Manitoba Moose, was on MTS Centre ice for the first time as an NHL goalie. The crowd gave him a warm ovation during a first-period stoppage, before launching into a taunting chant of “Co-rey”. a The Jets kept their opponent off the scoreboard in the opening period for the first time this season. a The Devils went 0 for 6 on the power play, and are now 1 for 16 to start the season with the extra attacker. Josh Brown Jersey . The proposed legislation would create a provincial athletics commission with the authority to sanction professional combative sports, including MMA. Johnathan Hankins Jersey . PETERSBURG, Fla.BUFFALO, N.Y. — Turns out, Mother Nature could only delay the Boston Bruins from continuing whats become their hottest start in franchise history. A day after Bostons home game against Tampa Bay was postponed because of a blizzard, the Bruins travelled to Buffalo to pick up their pace with a 3-1 win over the Sabres on Sunday night. “Yesterday, we were ready to play, so I guess it gave us a day to rest,” centre Patrick Bergeron. “We got here, and we knew Buffalo played last night, so we tried to take advantage of that.” Bergeron capitalized on a fortunate carom off the end boards to score the go-ahead goal on a power play 7:52 into the third period. Milan Lucic clinched the win with an empty-netter in the final minute in helping the Bruins improve to 8-1-1. The Bruins earned their 17th point, the most theyve had through 10 games. The previous best was 16 points over that span, set four times — the last in 1978-79, when Boston opened 7-1-2. Brad Marchand, back after missing one game with an upper-body injury, also scored. Backup goalie Anton Khudobin made 25 saves in only his second start of the season. “Certainly, we had a different day yesterday, but at least we made it here,” coach Claude Julien said. “No doubt, we were well-rested.” And healthier, too. Aside from Marchand, the Bruins also welcomed back forwards Daniel Paille (upper body) and Shawn Thornton (concussion), after both had missed two games. And they bounced back by defeating the only team thats beat them after a 7-4 loss to Buffalo at Boston on Jan. 31. Tyler Ennis scored for the Sabres (5-7-1) in a game that wouldve been far more lopsided in the Bruins favour if not for Ryan Miller, who was outstanding in making 36 saves. Unlike the Bruins, who were off since a 2-1 win at Montreal on Wednesday, the Sabres were coming off a 3-2 win at Long Island on Saturday. Buffalo was also playing its third game in four days and 11th in 18 days. “They didnt play the other day, and I think we started showing our fatigue around the mid-point,” said Miller, who made 41 saves against the Islanders. Outshot 23-13 over the final two periods, the Sabres compounded their troubles by ttaking lazy penalties and coughing up the puck in their own zone. Brandon Myers Jersey. . Marchand opened the scoring 7:10 into the second period after Ennis lazy clearing attempt was picked off at the right point. And Bergerons goal came 28 seconds after Buffalos Mike Weber began serving a delay-of-game penalty for shooting the puck over the glass in his own zone. The Bruins worked the puck back to the left point, where Chris Bourques point shot hit a body in front. The puck took a hard carom off the end boards and dribbled directly to Bergeron in the left circle, from where he snapped a shot into the top right corner. “A couple of those plays, yeah, I shake my head. We made some tough decisions,” Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said. “Youve got to take better care of the puck.” Miller was otherwise outstanding in keeping the Sabres in it. In the first period, Miller got his right pad out to stop Zdeno Chara on a breakaway. Early into the third period, Miller got his glove up to snag Marchands snap shot from the lower right circle, where he was set up by Thomas Vaneks giveaway. Millers best save came six minutes into the second period when he spread-eagled, getting his right pad out, to stop Nathan Hortons one-timer from the left circle. The Bruins goalie had his big moments, too, though most of the Sabres shots he faced came from the outside. Khudobin got his blocker out to stop Staffords sharp shot from the right circle 5 minutes in. He did the same to stop a shot from defenceman Andrej Sekera from nearly the same spot midway through the second period. “Just stop all the pucks that I can pretty much, and hope guys will score goals,” Khudobin said of his approach to backing up Tuukka Rask. “I felt very good.” NOTES: Sabres D Robyn Regehr returned after missing seven games with a lower body injury. LW Matt Ellis was waived for reassignment to AHL Rochester. … The Bruins went 1-for 5 on the power play after entering the game having converted an NHL-worst 3 of 34. … Sabres LW Ville Lieno, whos yet to play this season because of a hip injury, said before the game that he felt “not bad” after skating earlier in the day. Nick Foles Jersey Marshawn Lynch Jersey Tyrann Mathieu Jersey Jamaal Charles Jersey Cheap NFL Jerseys Paul George Jersey  ‘ ‘ ‘

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CHICAGO — Alejandro De Aza simply wanted to put the ball in the air. babyliss perfect curl . Knocking it out of the park was a nice added bonus. De Aza capped a six-run sixth with a grand slam after Paul Konerko and Alex Rios started the inning with back-to-back homers, leading the Chicago White Sox to an 11-8 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. A.J. Pierzynski and Dayan Viciedo also went deep as the White Sox won for the sixth time in seven games. “Its one night, but just the way theyre swinging it, you could see it sort of coming over the weekend,” manager Robin Ventura said. “Just the intensity and the quality of at-bats that we were having, thats the thing that keeps it going is everyone continues to do that and grind out at-bats. Thats what they were doing tonight. They were late in the counts and still putting on good swings.” Konerko had two hits and drove in two runs. Rios also had two hits and knocked in three, and Chicago pulled this one out even though Philip Humber couldnt protect an early 4-1 lead. The Twins knocked him out during a four-run fifth, sending 10 batters to the plate. Joe Mauer homered in the inning and Brian Dozier capped the rally with a two-run single to give Minnesota a 5-4 lead, but the debuting Cole De Vries couldnt hold it. Konerko and Rios chased him with back-to-back homers to left leading off the sixth, putting Chicago back on top, and the White Sox kept pouring it on from there. They loaded the bases with one out against Brian Duensing before De Aza, who had an earlier homer wiped out by instant replay, drove a 1-0 pitch over the right-field bullpen to make it 10-5. The grand slam was the first of his career and the first by the White Sox since Rios hit one against Cleveland on Sept. 10, 2011. “I was trying to get a fly ball because it was bases loaded,” De Aza said. “And the fly ball got big, you know.” The big rally made a winner of Nate Jones (2-0), who allowed two hits over 1 2-3 innings. He came in for Humber in the fifth and immediately gave up that two-run single by Dozier, but the White Sox came out on top, anyway. They had their way with De Vries (0-1), who grew up near Minneapolis and played for the University of Minnesota. “I was pretty good in the bullpen,” he said. “I got out there and it was like someone flipped the light switch and the butterflies started going a little bit. After that, it dropped, then went back up. It was a rollercoaster night.” The 27-year-old right-hander gave up six runs — three earned — and six hits. He was shaky right from the start. Pierzynski drove a solo homer off the right-field pole in the second and the White Sox added to their lead in the third after Alexi Casilla booted De Azas grounder to second with one out. Konerko extended his hitting streak to 10 with an RBI single, and Rios added a two-run double to make it 4-1. But what looked like an easy evening took a difficult turn. Humber still hasnt won since his perfect game against Seattle on April 21 and the right-hander is 0-2 in his last six starts after allowing five runs and six hits in 4 1-3 innings. “I havent felt like Ive really been in sync probably for awhile now,” he said. Humber said hes not finishing his pitches. But the question is: Why? “Ive got to figure out whats going on,” he said. “Theres a lot of feel that goes on as a pitcher.” NOTES: Justin Morneau hit two late homers for Minnesota — a leadoff homer against Will Ohman in the seventh and a two-run drive against Addison Reed in the ninth. … Throwing off the mound and from the stretch, Snoop Dogg delivered the first pitch. The rapper was in the area for a concert. … Asked his favourite Snoop song, Ventura said, “I dont know. Theyre always X-ed out. All the words are X-ed out, so I dont know. I dont know how to read those.” … The Twins held Ryan Doumit (right calf) out of the lineup so Mauer could serve as the DH. Doumit is not ready to play the field yet. “He felt it a little bit last night, hes been legging out some doubles,” manager Ron Gardenhire said. “I told him to take it easy, but you always know once you get playing in a game and you see something, youre going to go for it. He was a little bit stiffer last night after the game. I backed him off today.” Gardenhire said he wants to see Doumit catch some bullpen sessions and run the bases before using him in the field. babyliss curl secret . Financial terms were not disclosed, but the new deal will make Allaster the second-longest serving CEO in WTA history. “I am honored to continue to lead womens tennis and work with the worlds best female athletes on continuously improving our fans experience,” Allaster said in a statement from the WTA. babyliss pro perfect curl .S. Anti-Doping Agency says a representative of Lance Armstrongs offered the agency a donation in the range of $200,000 to $250,000 in 2004 and the agency immediately rejected it.Flushing Meadows, NY (Sports Network) – Top seed Novak Djokovic, five-time champion Roger Federer and rising American Mardy Fish advanced to the fourth round at the U.S. Open on Saturday. Djokovic, who is looking to become the sixth man to win three Grand Slam titles in the same year in the Open Era, blasted past Russian Nikolay Davydenko, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. Djokovic improved to 60-2 this year, including major titles at Wimbledon and the Australian Open. Hes a two-time U.S. Open runner- up, including last year against former No. 1 Rafael Nadal. The third-seeded former world No. 1 Federer got past 27th-seeded Croat Marin Cilic 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 at Arthur Ashe Stadium. The Swiss icon improved to 59-6 lifetime in Flushing Meadows. Federer was locked in a tight battle with Cilic, after he dropped the second set and then found himself knotted at 4-4 in the third. But the Swiss stalwart broke the tall Croat for a 5-4 edge and then consolidated the break with a set-winning hold. He would cruise the rest of the way in a match that ended when Cilic netted a backhand return after 2 hours, 40 minutes of tennis. Cilic tallied 44 unforced errors and had his serve broken five times by one of the all-time greats. “I thought it was a tough match,” Federer said. “Coming in I knew it was gonna be tricky, and Im happy that I was able to counter his pace and his good play.” The 30-year-old Federer titled here five straight years from 2004-08 and was the 2009 runner-up to Juan Martin del Potro. He owns a mens record 16 Grand Slam titles and was this years French Open runner-up to Rafael Nadal. Federer has now reached the fourth round in New York 11 straight yearss. babyliss pro curl. The eighth-seeded Fish continued his fine summer with a tough 6-4, 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-3) victory over 6-foot-8 South African slugger Kevin Anderson. The American swatted 12 aces and moved on in 3 hours, 20 minutes at Armstrong Stadium. Fish recently titled in Atlanta and was a runner-up in Los Angeles and at an ATP Masters event in Montreal. The 29-year-old Fish, who captured the U.S. Open Series heading up to the U.S. Open, could win $2.8 million if he can title here next week. Former Wimbledon runner-up Tomas Berdych came up a third-round loser on Day 6. Gritty Serb Janko Tipsarevic, seeded 20th, was leading the ninth-seeded Berdych 6-4, 5-0 when the big Czech due to a right shoulder injury. Berdych, who reached the quarterfinals at this years Australian Open, was last years Wimbledon runner-up to the former No. 1 Nadal. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, the 11th seed from France, dispatched No. 19 seed Fernando Verdasco of Spain, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4. Another former world No. 1, Juan Carlos Ferrero, reached the round of 16 when his opponent retired on Saturday. The unseeded former U.S. Open runner-up Ferrero was leading 31st-seeded fellow Spaniard Marcel Granollers 6-1, 4-3 when Granollers quit. The former French Open champion Ferrero, the 2003 U.S. Open runner-up to American Andy Roddick, will meet Tipsarevic in his next outing. Alexandr Dolgopolov overcame 6-foot-10 Croat Ivo Karlovic 6-7 (4-7), 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 to reach the round of 16. The 22nd seed from Ukraine was a surprise Aussie Open quarterfinalist earlier this season. Hell meet Djokovic next. Also Saturday, Argentinas Juan Monaco defeated Germanys Tommy Haas, 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 6-2, 6-3. Nick Foles Jersey Marshawn Lynch Jersey Tyrann Mathieu Jersey Jamaal Charles Jersey Cheap NFL Jerseys Paul George Jersey  ‘ ‘ ‘

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ST. babyliss curl secret . ANTON, Austria — Lindsey Vonn is “excited” to be back again on the World Cup circuit after a three-week layoff caused by an intestinal illness. Vonn spoke briefly after her downhill training run Thursday in which she started fast but held back coming down the bumpy and twisty course to finish 3.98 seconds off the leading time by Lara Gut of Switzerland. “Im really excited to be back, feeling good, feeling happy and strong,” said Vonn, a week after resuming ski training following her break. The four-time overall World Cup champion left the circuit in mid-December for three weeks to fully recover from her illness. She missed six races. Vonn says the break was “important for me because after being sick my legs just werent strong anymore. At some point you have to listen to your body.” She plans to have another training run Friday before competing in the downhill and a super-G this weekend. After being hospitalized for two days in November, Vonn won three straight speed races at Lake Louise, Alberta. She won another super-G the following week in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Vonn then struggled in France, however, crashing in a downhill at Val dIsere and failing to finish the opening run of a giant slalom at Courchevel. She flew back to the United States the following day to fully recover. Vonn focused on fitness training and returned to practicing on snow last week in Hinterreit, Austria. “It feels awesome. Its great to see all the girls on the World Cup,” Vonn said. “I am excited to be here, excited to be racing again.” The American won the downhill and a super-combined event when the womens World Cup last stopped in St. Anton in December 2007. She won her first overall title that season. Vonn plans to have another training run on Friday, but bad weather including overnight snowfall is forecast. “Hopefully well get a training tomorrow and I get comfortable on this course,” Vonn said. “I think everybody feels tired at the end of this course, but I feel strong again and everything is good.” Friend and rival Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany, who beat Vonn by three points for the overall title in 2011, is happy for the American to be back. “But this is not an easy race for Lindsey getting back to the World Cup,” Hoefl-Riesch said. “Its bumpy from top to bottom, there is no section where you can really charge. This is a difficult course, even for Lindsey.” babyliss uk . Atlanta Medical Center spokeswoman Nicole Gustin said Saturday that the 46-year-old Blaylock had been upgraded to serious condition. On Friday, the hospital listed Blaylock in critical condition, and police said the former Atlanta Hawks player had been placed on life support for a short time. babyliss pro uk . — The Green Bay Packers arent ruling out Aaron Rodgers for Sundays game against the Atlanta Falcons even though the star quarterback hasnt yet been medically cleared to play since breaking his left collarbone a month ago. Boston, MA (Sports Network) – Alexei Ramirez and Carlos Quentin recorded two- run hits during a four-run sixth inning, as the Chicago White Sox downed the Boston Red Sox, 7-3, in the opener of a three-game set from Fenway Park. A.J. Pierzynski added a two-run single and Paul Konerko homered for the White Sox, who put the brakes on a three-game skid. Jake Peavy (2-0) allowed six hits and three runs with two strikeouts over seven solid innings to earn the win. It says a lot about this team to come back after a few tough days and grind out a win, Peavy said. Dustin Pedroia knocked in two runs and Adrian Gonzalez had a solo blast for the Red Sox, losers of two straight games after winning five in a row. Jon Lester (7-2) lost for the first time since April 12, rocked in defeat for eight hits and seven runs, walking four and fanning four in 5 2/3 innings. I didnt think he commanded very well. He scattered a lot of pitches, Red Sox manager Terry Francona said of his starter. We have to get him back to establishing fastball, changeup, breaking ball and using that cutter to put people away. Lester was chased from the hill in the sixth. Alex Rios began the inning with a single, and Gordon Beckham followed with a base hit two batteers later. babyliss pro perfect. Juan Pierre then worked a two-out walk to load the bases and Ramirez plated two with a bloop double behind Gonzalez which put Chicago up 5-3. Dan Wheeler came on in relief, but gave up a two-run single from Quentin before fanning Konerko to end the inning. Boston stranded two men in the sixth. Jesse Crain and Matt Thornton combined to hold the BoSox at bay in the eighth despite a two-out rally, and Thornton recorded a 1-2-3 ninth to lock up the win. Chicago jumped on Lester for two runs in the first, with Pierzynski singling home two men with the bases loaded and one out, but Gonzalez got a run back for Boston with two down in the home half on a homer into the bullpen in right. Konerko cleared the Green Monster with two outs in the third to restore the Pale Hoses two-run edge, but Pedroias two-run single in the home portion knotted the game at 3-3. GAME NOTES:Konerko tied former Red Sox and White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk for 66th on the all-time home run list with 376…Lester had recorded seven wins and one no- decision since his last defeat to the Tampa Bay Rays…It was Lesters second- shortest outing of the season, after two 5 1/3-inning starts on April 1 and May 10. Nick Foles Jersey Marshawn Lynch Jersey Tyrann Mathieu Jersey Jamaal Charles Jersey Cheap NFL Jerseys Paul George Jersey  ‘ ‘ ‘

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Midway through the first period of Bostons 2-1 double overtime win over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 5, Bruins forward Michael Ryder made a difference-making play that went a long way in the final outcome of the game. Barry Church Jersey . With Bruins goalie Tim Thomas out of position and Canadiens forward Tomas Plekanec with the puck and a seemingly open net in front of him, Ryder dropped to a knee and got his mitt in front of Plekanecs shot, saving what looked to be a sure goal for Montreal. Ryders teammates were still talking about the play a day later. “Pretty amazing save. I think it was a glove save too,” said Nathan Horton, who scored the game-winner nine minutes into the second overtime period. “[He was] using his body, hes not afraid to get hit with the puck and save a goal. What a huge play that was for us.” “It looked like he knew what he was doing,” said defencemen Johnny Boychuk. “Everybody on the bench was just like Wow! He actually made that glove-hand save.” “He even dropped his stick like a goalie and then made the glove-hand save. It was kind of neat to see.” Head coach Claude Julien said that Ryder is one of those streaky players – and with his Game 5 heroics, combined with his strong performance in Game 4 – its safe to assume the 31-year-old is on a hot streak this playoff series. “Michael is one of those guys that when hes on his game, as you can see, hes a very good player,” said Julien. “Yesterday he showed another side of himself, and obviously in Montreal scored two big goals.” “I think hes really feeling good about his game right now and hes certainly been a pretty good player for us in the last few games.” Ryder netted two goals in Bostons 5-4 overtime win to even the series in Game 4 at the Bell Centre. He has three points and a plus-2 rating in the series. “Hes had challenges in the last couple of years but this is a situation where you remember players for how they finish not how they start,” said Julien. “Mikes having a pretty good playoffs so far and hopefully he continues to do that.” The Bruins, who lead their first-round series with the Canadiens 3-2, will look to advance to the conference semifinals Tuesday at 7pm et/4pm pt. DeMarco Murray Jersey . Dan Haren (7-5) went six innings, allowing three runs on 10 hits and a walk in the Angels fourth victory in five games. Rubby De La Rosa (3-2) allowed five runs on nine hits and four walks while fanning six through six innings to take the loss, the Dodgers second straight after a three-game win streak. Michael Irvin Jersey . DAmore is the fourth head coach in the Lancers 42-year history of the program, following a one year-stint as the interim head coach for the program. “We are very excited to have Joe continue in the capacity of head coach,” said Director of Athletics Gord Grace.MADRID, Spain — Villarreal and Granada moved closer to ensuring their topflight status in the Spanish league next season with victories on Tuesday. Villarreal ended a three-game winless run with a 3-1 victory at Sporting Gijon, which is still fighting relegation and seven points behind its opponent with two rounds to play. Granada is one point ahead of Villarreal after beating Espanyol 2-1. That means Sporting needs to pass Rayo Vallecano, which is at Mallorca on Wednesday, to stay up. Zaragoza also needs to beat Levante on Wednesday to maintain its slim chances of staying up. Rayo Vallecano is six points head of Zaragoza and Sporting. Also Tuesday, recently relegated Racing Santander salvaged a 1-1 draw at Getafe for its 19th straight game without a win. Santander, which will finish last to go down to the second division, hasnt won a match since Jan. 7. Sporting had won two straight games but trailed in the 19th minute when Bruno Valero gathered the rebound from his saved shot and passed for Mario Gaspar to shoot beyond goalkeeper Juan Pablo Colinas. Sporting equalized in the 39th through Alberto Loras shot from outside the area. But Villarreal led again by the 43rd after Gregory Arnolins poor challenge on Marco Ruben inside the area led to Marcos Sennas penalty. Hernan Perez was allowed space to score past Colinas in the 56th, but Villarreal gave the hosts hope when Cristian Zapata headed a ball straight into the path for Alejandro Galvez to score in the 85th. Police had to intervene to calm the Villarrreal bench at the end with tempers running high because some players were hit by objects thrown by the crowd as stoppage time stretched to seven minutes. Troy Aikman Jersey. Villarreal secured an important victory in a difficult season in which it has lost Italy striker Giuseppe Rossi to injury and failed to win a single game in Europe or the Copa del Rey. Granada also moved away from the drop thanks to a pair of first-half goals by Odion Ighalo at its Carmenes Stadium, with Didac Vila giving Espanyol hope when he surprised goalkeeper Julio Cesar with a long-range shot in the 54th. But Cesar was solid after that as Granada took a big step toward remaining in the top flight for a second straight season by moving eight points clear of Sporting Gijon and Zaragoza. Sporting must beat Villarreal later Tuesday to have a realistic chance of staying up, as a loss would give its opponent an insurmountable lead. In Madrid, Venezuela striker Nicolas “Miku” Fedor put Getafe ahead through a 59th-minute penalty after Santanders Pape Diop had struck the woodwork with his own spot kick. Diop made amends for his first-half miss in the 69th minute as the Senegalese midfielder equalized by converting Jairo Samperios pass at the Alfonso Perez Coliseum. Real Madrid can secure its 32nd league title — and first since 2008 — with a victory at Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday, when three-time defending champion Barcelona plays Malaga. Madrid leads Barcelona by seven points with three games remaining for both teams. Nick Foles Jersey Marshawn Lynch Jersey Tyrann Mathieu Jersey Jamaal Charles Jersey Cheap NFL JerseysPaul George Jersey  ‘ ‘ ‘

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ORCHARD PARK, N. babyliss pro uk .Y. — Buffalo Bills reserve linebacker Arthur Moats will miss the final two games of the season after hurting his ankle. Coach Chan Gailey provided the update on Monday, a day after the player was hurt in the first half of a 50-17 loss to Seattle in a game played at Toronto. Gailey did not reveal the nature of the injury or which ankle the player had hurt. The Bills (5-9) are out of playoff contention and next play at Miami (6-8) on Sunday. Gailey said backup receiver Marcus Easley will miss this weekends game after hurting his hamstring against Seattle. Starting centre Eric Wood has a chance to return after missing the past two games with a sprained left knee. babyliss pro perfect . — The Atlanta Falcons got off to a low-key start in free agency, agreeing to terms on new deals with backup quarterback Chris Redman and third receiver Harry Douglas. babyliss curl secret . “Thats great. Awesome,” he said after making 31 saves in Bostons 3-1 win over Ottawa on Saturday afternoon. “To be completely honest, I had a hard time getting it completely out of my mind the last couple of days.FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots emphasize playing well for 60 minutes every game. On Saturday, 30 was enough — barely. Rallying from their worst half of the season, the Patriots scored on their next five possessions and clinched a playoff bye with a 27-24 win over the Miami Dolphins on Saturday. “You dont want to, certainly, make a habit of this,” said Tom Brady, who scored on two 1-yard sneaks and threw for a 1-yard touchdown. “We showed some resiliency.” New England (12-3) won its seventh straight game. After the Houston Texans lost to the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday night, the Patriots needed a win or a tie to lock up one of the top two spots in the AFC. “Its good to clinch,” said Deion Branch, who caught the touchdown pass from Brady, “but not by the way we played. Its not the way you want to do it.” Miami (5-10) lost for the third time in eight games after opening at 0-7 and is 1-1 under Todd Bowles, who took over when Tony Sparano was fired. “First half we came out and played our tempo and our ballgame,” Bowles said. “The second half they made us play theirs.” The AFC East champions trailed 17-0 at halftime but made the necessary adjustments and went to their no-huddle offence more, keeping the Dolphins from making defensive substitutions. And Brady was on target after a first half in which heavy defensive pressure against a makeshift offensive line affected his accuracy. He completed just 7 of 19 passes for 87 yards and was sacked three times in the half. But in the second half, he completed 20 of 27 passes for 217 yards, finishing at 27 for 46 for 304 yards and leading one scoring drive after another — a 45-yard field goal by Stephen Gostkowski, the scoring pass to Branch, his own sneak that tied the game, Gostkowskis 42-yard go-ahead kick after Devin McCourtys first interception of the year, and the other sneak with 2:56 to go, making it 27-17. The Dolphins made it closer on Matt Moores 15-yard scoring pass to Davone Bess with 1:48 to play. They had three timeouts left, but their hopes faded when Brady hit Wes Welker for a 6-yard gain and a first down. “We had (Bradys) number in the first half, but in the second half he came out and made a lot of plays,” Miami linebacker Karlos Dansby said. “He is a coach on the field.” The Dolphins seemed headed for a victory and got a break even before the game started when Patriots left tackle Matt Light hurt his ankle in warmups and didnt play. Left guard Logan Mankins took his spot, but he left with a knee injury suffered on New Englands second series. “Theres always things that are going to go wrong in a footballl game and things arent going to work out the way you want them to all the time,” said Welker, who finished with 12 catches for 138 yards after managing just two for 20 in the first half. babyliss perfect curl. “The main thing is just playing a full 60 minutes and never giving in and understanding that one drive and one score (can) get things going.” The Patriots punted on their first six series of the first half then missed a field goal on the other. The Dolphins struggled in the second half when Moore fumbled the snap at his 38-yard line and Vince Wilfork recovered, starting the drive capped by Branchs touchdown. “They committed penalties in the first half,” Dolphins guard Richie Incognito said. “We turned the ball over and committed penalties in the second half. That is never a good recipe.” Reggie Bush had another outstanding game for Miami with his fourth straight rushing day of at least 100 yards. He finished with 113 on 22 carries one week after gaining a career-high 203 yards. His latest performance gave him 1,086 yards rushing for the season, the first time in his six years, the first five with the New Orleans Saints, that he passed 1,000. “It really doesnt mean anything right now,” he said. “This ones pretty tough.” The Dolphins had taken a 3-0 lead on Dan Carpenters 47-yard field goal 4:01 into the game and made it 10-0 with 1:15 gone in the second quarter on Moores 19-yard pass to Brandon Marshall. They stretched that to 17-0, the Patriots biggest deficit of the season, on a 1-yard touchdown pass from Moore to Charles Clay. The 89-yard drive was helped by two defensive pass interference penalties on third down. But the Patriots remained calm in the locker room at intermission. “There wasnt a bunch of yelling,” Wilfork said. “We just came in and said weve got to play better, weve got to make more plays.” They did. The Dolphins didnt. “Our guys fought,” Bowles said, “but we didnt finish.” Notes: Welker set a franchise record for one season with 1,518 yards receiving. He broke the mark of 1,493 set by Randy Moss in 2007. … Bush was checked my medical personnel on the sideline late in the game “Something in my leg just didnt feel right,” he said. “Im walking. If it was serious, I wouldnt be walking.” … Moore completed 17 of 33 passes for 294 yards, his highest total as a Dolphin. He threw for more than that with the Carolina Panthers once in 2009 and once in 2010. … The victory was the largest comeback by the Patriots from a second-half deficit since Nov. 10, 2002 when they beat the Chicago Bears 33-30 after trailing 27-6 in the third quarter. Nick Foles Jersey Marshawn Lynch Jersey Tyrann Mathieu Jersey Jamaal Charles Jersey Cheap NFL Jerseys Paul George Jersey  ‘ ‘ ‘

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