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Ahead of the second Test between India and England, Sky Sports cricket statistician Richard Isaacs shines the spotlight on new Test venue, Visakhapatnam. Freddy Galvis Jersey ... Following their excellent draw in Rajkot in the first Test, England head into another city of the unknown when the second Test gets underway in Visakhapatnam on the east coast of India on Thursday morning.The ground with one of the longest venue names in Test history - the Dr. Yeduguri Sandinti Rajasekhara Reddy Andhra Cricket Association-Visakhapatnam District Cricket Association Stadium, Visakhapatnam - will not only host its first Test, but also play host to England for the first time too. Vizag, as it is more popularly known, will become the 24th new Test venue in India and the third in five weeks following Indore and Rajkots introductions against New Zealand and England respectively. Watch some of the best moments from the drawn first Test between India and England in Rajkot The city, surrounded to the north and west by the beautiful Eastern Ghats hills and buffered by the Indian Ocean easing into the Bay of Bengal to its east, is no stranger to international cricket though.From 1988 to 2001, the Indira Priyadarshini Stadium staged five one-day internationals, but was discontinued in favour of the ACA-VDCA Stadium in 2003, despite the capacity of the stadiums being roughly similar.The move has certainly worked in Indias favour, as they have played seven internationals at their new digs (six ODIs and one T20I) and won six of them, only going down to the West Indies by two wickets with three balls remaining in a 2013 ODI. India celebrate a T20 series win over Sri Lanka at Visakhapatnam earlier this year The ground moves its focus to Test cricket for the first time and it is fancied that the pitch is likely to take plenty of spin. However, there have been two Ranji Trophy Group B matches played on this ground since the start of October 2016 and the figures from those games definitely show something different.The first game, between Orissa and Vidarbha, ended in a tame draw, with just 696 runs scored in 282.2 overs of play over four days - a snails pace rate of 2.46 runs per over. Six months half price Upgrade to Sky Sports to watch Man Utd v Arsenal on Saturday and get the first six months half price Assam met Rajasthan in the second of the games a week later and the visitors ran out victors by an innings and eight runs, but once again, the scoring rate barely broke the bank as 536 runs were scored in 210.1 overs, at 2.55 runs per over.The most telling of the statistics from these games was that the seamers took 34 of the 49 wickets to fall, while the spinners collected only 15. James Anderson bowls in the nets as he looks to return from injury for the second Test at Visakhapatnam But, it shouldnt be forgotten that, despite only Amit Mishra and Ishant Sharma having played in a first-class game on this ground back in 2011 for North Zone, India have played regularly in one-day internationals and thats where their record stands up.Especially Mishra, who has fond memories from his last appearance, ripping through New Zealands batting order with 5-18 in six overs in the ODI staged at the ground only a couple of weeks ago.His spin partners, Ravis Ashwin and Ravi Jadeja also have decent records, with four wickets in three games for Ashwin and three in two for Jadeja. Ashwins T20 record of 16 wickets in nine games at only 5.09 runs per over too shows he doesnt mind playing there. Might the move to Visakhapatnam result in a return to form for Ravichandran Ashwin (right)? And then there is Virat Kohli - who with four one-day international appearances at Vizag, has scored 399 runs, at an average of 99.75; innings of 118, 117, 99 and 65.So there is plenty for England to think about ahead of the second Test - they will go into the match with a slight psychological edge after the events in Rajkot, but it will count for little when the first ball is bowled on Thursday at this newest of Test venues. India vs England November 17, 2016, 3:30am Live on Get Sky Sports Get a Sky Sports pass Watch live coverage of the second Test between India and England in Vizag, on Sky Sports 2 from 3.30am on Thursday.Upgrade to Sky Sports now to watch Man Utd v Arsenal this Saturday and get the first six months half price! Also See: Hussain: Dont rush Anderson Signs good for Hameed Live cricket on Sky Get Sky Sports Custom San Diego Padres Jerseys . Jeff Green scored 13 points and Kris Humphries 12 for the Celtics, who nearly blew an 18-point, second-half lead. 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To do it in a big time game like this in front of this crowd -- its unreal.Ole Miss (5-7, 2-6) was led by freshman quarterback Shea Patterson, who threw for 320 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions. Akeem Judd led the Rebels with 107 yards rushing.Mississippi State jumped out to a 27-10 lead by midway through the second quarter largely thanks to big running plays for Fitzgerald and Williams. Ole Miss has struggled with its linebacker play all season and the Bulldogs were eager to exploit that weakness in the middle in the field, hitting the Rebels again and again for big gains.Ole Miss rallied late in the second quarter with 10 straight points to pull within 27-20 by halftime, but the Rebels were outscored 28-0 in the second half.It stinks and I hate it for the fans, the university, the seniors and everybody involved with this program, Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said. Its a very disappointing night.THE TAKEAWAYMississippi State: The Bulldogs earn a satisfying ending to the regular season after several frustrating moments this fall. Whats even better for Mississippi State: Several of the teams star players like Fitzgerald (sophomore), Williams (sophomore) and linebacker Leo Lewis (freshman) should have plenty of football left in Starkville.Ole Miss: Its been a disastrous season for the Rebels, which started as the No. 11-ranked team in the country. A porous defense, combined with season-ending injuries to key players like quarterback Chad Kelly and cornerback Kendarius Webster was too much for Ole Miss to overcome.BREAKING RECORDSFitzgerald ran for a 70-yard gain in the first quarter to break the school record for yards rushing by a quarterback. The previous record was 986 by Dak Prescott during the 2014 season. Fitzgerald entered the game with 985.-----More AP college football: www.collegefootball.ap.org and https://twitter.com/AP-Top25 . 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GENEVA -- Confidential medical data of gold medal-winning gymnast Simone Biles, seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams and other female U.S. Olympians was hacked from a World Anti-Doping Agency database and posted online Tuesday.WADA said the hackers were a Russian cyber espionage group called Fancy Bears.They revealed records of Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs), which allow athletes to use otherwise-banned substances because of a verified medical need.Williams, who won a silver medal in mixed doubles at the Rio Olympics last month, issued a statement via her agent in which she said she was granted TUEs when serious medical conditions have occurred, and those exemptions were reviewed by an anonymous, independent group of doctors, and approved for legitimate medical reasons.Williams revealed in 2011 she had been diagnosed with Sjogrens syndrome, an energy-sapping disease.I was disappointed to learn today that my private, medical data has been compromised by hackers and published without my permission, Williams said. I have followed the rules established under the Tennis Anti-Doping Program in applying for, and being granted, `therapeutic use exemption.Another athlete named was womens basketball gold medalist Elena Delle Donne, who had thumb surgery on Tuesday and posted a post-op pic on Twitter, along with a statement saying she takes prescribed medication approved by WADA.In a statement, USA Gymnastics said Biles -- who won five medals, four gold, in Rio last month -- was approved for an exemption and had not broken any rules.She wrote on Twitter that shes taken medication to treat ADHD since she was a child.Please know I believe in clean sport, have always followed the rules, and will continue to do so as fair play is critical to sport and is very important to me, Biles posted.WADA previously warned of cyberattacks after investigators it had appointed published reports into Russian state-sponsored doping.These criminal acts are greatly compromising the effort by the global anti-doping community to re-establish trust in Russia, World Anti-Doping Agency director general Olivier Niggli said in a statement.WADA said it extended its investigation with the relevant law enforcement authorities.Last month, hackers obtained a database password for Russian runner Yuliya Stepanova, a whistleblower and key witness for the WADA investigations. 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Such unfounded accusations dont befit any organization, if they arent backed by substance.The International Olympic Committee said it strongly condemns such methods which clearly aim at tarnishing the reputation of clean athletes.The IOC can confirm however that the athletes mentioned did not violate any anti-doping rules during the Olympic Games Rio 2016, the Olympic body said.The top American anti-doping official said it was unthinkable to try to smear athletes who followed the rules and did nothing wrong.The cyberbullying of innocent athletes being engaged in by these hackers is cowardly and despicable, said Travis Tygart, CEO of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.The name Fancy Bears appears to be a tongue-in-cheek reference to a collection of hackers that many security researchers have long associated with Russia.In a statement posted to its website early Tuesday, the group proclaimed its allegiance to Anonymous, the loose-knit movement of online mischief-makers, and said it hacked WADA to show the world how Olympic medals are won.We will start with the U.S. team which has disgraced its name by tainted victories, the group said, adding that more revelations about other teams were forthcoming.Internet records suggest Fancy Bears data dump has been in the works for at least two weeks; their website was registered on Sept. 1 and their Twitter account was created on Sept. 6.Messages left with the group were not immediately returned. 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At Thursday nights annual awards dinner, the only major competitive award decided was the Louise Suggs Rookie of the Year award, won in convincing style by Koreas In Gee Chun. Still in play were the Player of the Year and Vare Trophy, awarded to the player with the lowest stroke average.Player of the Year was not locked up until the 15th hole of the final round of the final tournament when Thailands Ariya Jutanugarn holed a bomb for birdie, eliminating any chance Lydia Ko, the world No. 1, could win the tournament and capture the year-end title.Even closer was the race for the scoring title, which came down to Ko and Chun. The two golfers played a total of 11,552 shots in 2016 and Chun birdied the last three holes to win by .001 strokes. Thanks for our ace golf researcher, Zach Jones, we had these numbers updated by the minute, stroke-by-stroke throughout the final round telecast. Chun also joined LPGA and World Golf Hall of Fame member Nancy Lopez as the only player to win Rookie of the Year and the Vare trophy in the same year (1978).2. Youth is served. There were 24 wins by players 24 or younger, including 20-year-old Charley Hulls first LPGA title at the season finale. There wasnt a winner who could rent a car -- the age minimum is usually 25 -- until Anna Nordqvist won the ShopRite LPGA Classic in June. The oldest champion was a whopping 30 years old when Brittany Lang captured the U.S. Womens Open.3. Rio Olympics. You can make the argument that it was more important for the womens competition to be successful in Rio than for the mens simply because of the worldwide audience exposure that they do not have on a regular basis.Inbee Parks gold medal performance, when many in her own country urged her to give up her spot on the team due to a chronic thumb/wrist injury, was absolutely phenomenal. Ko took home the silver and Shanshan Feng won bronze, knowing she was bringing the game to millions in her homeland of China and the importance of that exposure. No LPGA-generated television deal can come close to having the impact that week did on an international level.4. Solheim Cup returns to U.S. soil in 2017. Des Moines Golf and CC hosted arguably the most successful and well-attended U.S. Senior Open in 1999 and will host the biennial matches next summer. Juli Inkster will again captain the American squad as they look for back-to-back wins. Strong ticket sales, corporate sales and volunteer signups are all signs pointing to a terrific week, one that is vitally important to both the LPGA and Ladies European Tour.Early momentum points to the Euros being favorites with wins by Nordqvist, Hull and two late victories by Spains Carlota Ciganda this year. The American players, despite a team win in the UL International Crown, accounted for only two individual wins all year.5. Venue change. The KPMG Womens PGA Championships move from Westchester CC in suburban New York to Sahalee CC outside Seattle was brilliant. The anemic support by the New York club and the golf fans in the area made the 2015 event feel like it was on life support when in fact both the LPGA, PGA of America and KPMG had poured enormous resources into the championship. Sahalee and the Northwest supported the event in the manner deserved for the LPGAs second-longest running event and when the championship goes to Olympia Fields near Chicago next year, expect more of the same.6. Expanding horizons. The LPGA has been loosely involved in retail sales through its online pro shop for some time, but it has recently opened its first retail store in Seoul. There are plans to have 100 more in South Korea by 2018 when the UL International Crown will be played at Jack Nicklaus GC in Incheon, site of the 2015 Presidents Cup and the most recent Asia Pacific Amateur Championship. The superstars of South Korea have changed the landscape of the LPGA and its business where nearly half of its tournaments have ties to Asian companies. What an opportunity to grow your retail operations with fans who are enamored with womens golf and the LPGA.7. The 2017 schedule. Well use this topic to transition from good to bad because there are a lot of positive things going on with next years schedule, which will be rolled out in the next couple of weeks. Officials say the gain will likely be a net increase of one event above the 33 in 2016 and a gain of 11 since 2011.New domestic events added to the schedule will be in Indianapolis and Green Bay. The Ladies Scottish Open will be added as a co-sanctioned event with the LET, creating back-to-back weeks in Scotland as the Womens British Open will be at Kingsbarns. The second international addition will be the New Zealand Open near the beginning of the LPGAs fall swing.There will likely be a loss of three domestic events: Ocala, Florida; Prattville, Alabama; and suburban San Francisco. There is also open dialogue between the LPGA and the PGA Tour as officials try to work out the details of bringing back the very popular mixed-team event, an exciting benefit of the organizations new alliance.The Bad1. Addition and subtraction. The new international events are not really new but rather acquisitions, and the domestic growth is not keeping up with international expansion. Commissioner Mike Whan fully expects the loss in Ocala to be replaced by another Florida event in 2018.While the LPGAs schedule reflects its international membership, it is still an American-based association. Televising many of those international events in the middle of the night for what amounts to nearly three moonths of the total schedule really hurts the momentum that is built up during the bulk of the year. Wily Peralta Jersey. .The LPGA left North America for seven events beginning in mid-September, not returning until the Lorena Ochoa Invitational in early November, an event that was not even televised.2. American performance (or lack thereof). Only two Americans won official events in 2016, Lexi Thompson and Brittany Lang. This cannot make the growth prospects of Whans business as commissioner any easier. I am repeatedly asked why the American output is so much below expectation and my opinion remains that U.S. players are out-motivated, out-focused and outdriven by their foreign counterparts, particularly those from the Asia where competition is one thing, but winning is really all that is rewarded.The discipline of those players is jaw-dropping, even to someone who reached the pinnacle as I did. I watch many of the LPGA players on social media and the number of posts of Americans vs. others really is astounding. Everyone has their best way to prepare and connect, but efficiency and focus for U.S. golfers seems to be compromised.Chan-Goog Yang, head pro at Seouls Sky 72 club recently said no matter what form of competition, you are either a champion or nothing. It may seem harsh, but that is the stark reality of this successful mindset. No participation medals. You must win.This isnt the only reason for the American drought and this certainly is not the first time there has been a significant dry spell. In 2011 Americans accounted for just four wins. In 2009 there were just five and only six in 2002. Those entities invested in the growth and excellence of the game in the U.S., while each believing they were helping people fall in love and stick with the game, have diluted each others efforts by not communicating, being extremely territorial and not really acknowledging that the rest of the world was not only catching up, but passing us.Finally we are seeing cooperation between the LPGA, USGA, PGA of America, Augusta National, the AJGA and others that is driving participation numbers, especially among young girls. The PGA Junior League, modeled on Little League baseball, is open to both boys and girls and is playing its national finals this week.A total of 36,000 kids participated this year, up from 9,000 just four years ago. Six years ago there were 5,000 girls in LPGA-USGA Girls Golf programs. Today there are nearly 60,000. There is certainly no guarantee these initiatives will churn out champions, but at least now the conversation has begun to create an American developmental model such as Canada, South Korea, Australia and others have had for many years.Drive, Chip and Putt has been a gigantic success as a partnership between the Masters, USGA and PGA of America and has already produced a significant champion since its formation in 2013 when Lucy Li, a 2014 age group winner, became the 2016 Junior Girls PGA Champion.Operating in silos, regardless of good intention, can only take American development so far. Time to keep talking and doing -- together -- to make American junior golf and, hopefully, female professional golf, rise in a big way again.The Ugly1. Hands off, players. Only one and this one came to my attention last week in Naples, Florida, while walking the course on Friday morning and questioning an LPGA official about why the par-5 17th hole was only 485 yards.Watching the telecast the day prior, I had noticed nearly every player had been able to reach the green in two shots and Jutanugarn even reached it with just two irons. The officials explanation was this: they are trying to create some drama toward the end of the round, but there is also a committee of players who have passed along the directive that at least one par-5 be reachable for everyone each day.I totally get the drama part, but the latter? Really? Players dictating setup philosophy? Now while the CME is not a major championship, it is clearly one of the most important events on the LPGA schedule and the players are telling the officials how to set up the course?While I applaud the players for taking ownership of their tour, what do they really know about set up and bringing architectural features (plus strategy into play on various holes two of which were virtually eliminated on this particular hole) or the setup of an equitable competition? Many dont even know the rules!Further exacerbating Saturdays setup where the par-5 sixth hole was reachable by most, in addition to No. 17, was the par-4 13th being moved up from 350 yards to 212. (No, that was not a typo.) The golf course overall played at less than 6,300 yards for the third round. As best as TV could tell, only one player even used a driver on the 13th!Imagine other sports doing this: Were going to use a shorter rim in the NBA Finals for the shorter team if they are trailing in the final minutes; the ninth player in the lineup in the World Series gets to use an aluminum bat; the final row of Indianapolis 500 qualifiers get to use a bigger engine; if a player is trailing after two sets at Wimbledon, they get to use the margins of both the singles and doubles court.This was more like a made-for-TV celebrity ski competition or a net handicap tournament. The LPGA has terrific officials. 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Mickey MantleIn his prime years, he was as good, if not better, than Willie Mays. His career was shortened by injuries, but his career was highlighted mostly by winning championships -- seven.6. Barry BondsEarly in his career, Bonds was the games best player with his speed, power and defense. Later, as sluggers go, he was third only to Ruth and Williams.5. Hank AaronThe all-time leader in total bases and RBIs, he also was a top five defensive right fielder.4. Lou GehrigIf he hadnt fallen sick, he might be the record holder in runs scored, RBIs and who knows what else.3. Ted WilliamsThe second-greatest hitter ever. If it werent for his military service, which was exceptional and heroic, he might have been the greatest.2. Willie MaysWhen he arrived in the big leagues in 1951, he was the greatest combination of power, speed and defense that the game had ever seen. And 65 years later, he still is.1. Babe RuthHes the greatest hitter ever. 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The Loughborough Lightning player has taken over the role from Sara Bayman for the competition, which will see England take on Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland from May 12-15 at University of Northumbria.Agbeze, who has been nominated for the Sky Sports Vitality Superleague Player of the Season award, admitted she was left stunned after being offered the captaincy by head coach Tracey Neville. I was really surprised, Agbeze told Sky Sports. It sort of came out of the blue. I was just shocked, but now Im really pleased. A week ago, I was thinking: Im never going to be England captain, and then I get a phone call from Tracey. Ama Agbeze A week ago, I was thinking: Im never going to be England captain, and then I get a phone call from Tracey.She joked: My family hardly ever go to see me play, so Im hoping they might come out and see me. Ill probably start crying, but hopefully Ill be able to keep it together. Ill be very proud and excited.England suffered a 3-0 Tri-Series defeat to world champions Australia and Agbeze is fully aware that Neville will be seeking a response from her players when they line up against their British rivals. England will enter the tournament with high expectations On a personal level, we need to win the tournament, so I wont get too ahead of myself, said Agbeze. We need to win that European tournament.If I can perform consistently as well, and the team can do that, it will definitely be a step in the right direction.Sky Sports experts have singled out Loughboroughs defensive star as player of the match on three occasions, but the Liightning still fell short in their pursuit of the top four and Agbeze has given an honest assessment of their season. Graham Knott Jersey. Agbeze was named player of the match after helping Loughborough Lightning to victory over Team Northumbria. I think we didnt actually have belief in ourselves, or confidence, she said. At times when the pressure is on, if you dont have belief youre not going to make it.I think we have the talent. Sasha Corbin is injured and Jade Clarke left, but I think people stepped into their places.We have shooters who can shoot, we have defenders who can turn the ball over. Its basically the belief and dealing with those pressure situations. Possibly you might argue that people who are inexperienced do not know how to handle that pressure.Hopefully Loughborough will have made a learning curve during the season and can draw on the experiences next year. Not just be in the top four, but actually win it. 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But it is a totally different thing for an American to fly down from states like Texas, Massachusetts and North Carolina for it.And these particular fans were glad they did.It is such a good experience. I mean we get excited when we watch it on TV, but there is nothing like watching a cricket match in person, Gabi Garza, an international studies student at the University of North Texas, said.For most American fans, the closest sport to cricket is baseball. Some of them at Sundays T20 made the connection. Some went as far as to say they did not think baseball was as engaging as cricket.Cricket is baseball on steroids, Rachel B, a cricket fan from Boston who started following the sport recently with her Indian-American boss, said.Watching the sport with a large group of Indian immigrants, expats and second generation Indian-Americans made it even better for these American fans. Many of them said the atmosphere felt more electric than that at NFL and baseball games.I have been to a football game. But its nothing like it is here. The drums, the dressed-up people, the face-paintings… said Molly Ruble, an autism researcher from North Carolina, who flew down for the series with her boyfriend Swapnil Gupta.While some of these Americans were just starting to understand the sport, others had a deep knowledge of the technical part of it. Cricketing terms like googly and chase peppered their speech.And they all wanted two things: for India to win, and for there to be more international cricket series in the USA.Stephanie Reiland, a lawyer from Alabama who was in Florida with her Indian friends, echoed the sentiments of many when she said: Im glad that cricket is coming to the United States. Ryon Healy Jersey . This should be celebrated because it will not always be this way. 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Antonio Candreva netted Inters other goal.Milan remained third, behind Roma on goal difference, and seven points behind league leader Juventus, which beat Pescara 3-0 on Saturday. Inter moved ninth.Its disappointing to concede in the last second, but the lads should be happy for what they did tonight, Milan coach Vincenzo Montella said.They might have a little trouble sleeping but they shouldnt. Seeing our opponents, a team which is built to win the title, leaving the pitch as if theyd won the game gives us a little bit of satisfaction.This was likely to be Silvio Berlusconis final derby as Milans owner and the Rossoneri fans paid tribute in their pre-match choreography, unveiling a giant banner with a picture of him and all the trophies won during his tenure.Berlusconi, who purchased the club 30 years ago, is expected to close a deal next month that will see his majority stake go to a group of Chinese investors that includes a Chinese state investment fund.It was also a first derby for Inters new Chinese owners, as well as Stefano Piolis debut as the teams coach after replacing the sacked Frank de Boer just before the international break.I saw a lot of positive things, definitely the attitude, the desire, the determination, the character, Pioli said. There are good foundations on which to build something important.We played more, we created more, we shot more. But we need to be more clinical. If wed put away our chances, it could have finished differently.Inter had lost six of its past 10 matches in all competitions but started the brighter and had several chances to take the lead.Milan broke the deadlock in the 42nd minute after a breakaway. A long throw from teenage goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma found Giacomo Bonaventura, who sprinted forward and picked out Suso, with the Spaniard curling his shot into the bottom left corner.Candreva leveled in controversial circumstances in the 53rd with a stunning strike into the top right corner. Milan players surrounded the referee in protest, saying they should have been awarded a free kick when Inter was given the throw-in that led to the goal. James Paxton Jersey. owever, the smoke from flares lit by celebrating Inter fans hadnt cleared when Suso restored Milans lead. The forward collected Carlos Baccas pass and befuddled Inter defender Miranda before firing across into the bottom left corner.Inter could have leveled sooner, but Perisic volleyed narrowly wide while Mauro Icardi scuffed an effort from a great position, with only Donnarumma to beat.It found the equalizer in the final seconds as Jeison Murillo headed on a corner and Perisic tapped it in at the far post.---ATALANTA 2, ROMA 1Roma failed to keep the pressure on Juventus as a woeful second half performance saw it lose at in-form Atalanta, which moved level with fourth-place Lazio.Franck Kessie converted a penalty in the final minute to secure Atalantas fifth successive league win after Leandro Paredes had tripped Papu Gomez in the area.Roma had taken the lead through a penalty of its own five minutes before halftime after Mohamed Salahs shot hit Rafael Tolois arm. Diego Perotti drilled the spot kick into the bottom left corner.Atalanta brought on midfielder Marco DAlessandro for defender Andrea Masiello as it attacked more in the second half, although it left itself dangerously exposed at the back to Romas counterattacks.However, the risk paid off shortly after the hour. Leonardo Spinazzola sent a through ball for Kessie, whose low cross came off Roma defender Kostas Manolas and goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny before going in off Atalanta defender Mattia Caldara.Atalanta also hit the post through Remo Freulers deflected effort before Kessies winning penalty.---OTHER MATCHESIn-form forward Andrea Belotti again scored twice as Torino beat bottom club Crotone 2-0.It was the third time in four matches, for club and country, that the Italy international had netted two goals.Federico Bernardeschi and Josip Ilicic also scored two goals each as Fiorentina beat Empoli 4-0.Lazio beat Genoa 3-1 to move back above sixth-placed Napoli, which won 2-1 at Udinese on Saturday. Sampdoria fought back from two goals down to beat Sassuolo 3-2 in the final seven minutes. 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On three of his scoring throws, Youngstown States secondary was caught helping with run support, and Howard threw the ball far downfield and let his receivers get to the ball, often in double coverage.Howard matched the five TDs he threw in a Cactus Bowl win over Arizona State in December.Hes always thrown a good deep ball, said West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen.The Mountaineers (2-0) broke the game open with 24 unanswered points after falling behind 14-7 early in the second quarter.Youngstown State (1-1) appeared to wear down in the second half on a hot day. The Penguins punted on six straight possessions spanning both halves, allowing West Virginia to take control.West Virginias defense repeatedly forced Youngstown State quarterback Ricky Davis out of the pocket and into hurried throws or scrambling to run up field.Our guys didnt panic when it was close, Holgorsen said.Howard had TD pass plays of 54 and 57 yards to Shelton Gibson, 53 yards to KaRaun White, 11 to Daikiel Shorts and 21 yards to Kennedy McKoy. Shorts third-quarter catch in the left corner of the end zone was set up by Gibsons 45-yard reception.They ran by us a couple of times, said Youngstown State coach Bo Pelini, who kept his postgame comments brief. We didnt play well enough to win the football game. We didnt coach it well enough.THE TAKEAWAYYOUNGSTOWN STATE: Davis said this was the Penguins Super Bowl. With starting running back Jody Webb out with a knee injury, Davis kept the Penguins in the game for at least a half. But he alone couldnt get it done.They obviously had a lot more depth than we had, Davis said. We just didnt finish.Davis said he played the second half with an undisclosed injury. He finished 11 of 26 passing for 189 yards and one touchdown, and he ran for a team-high 62 yards.WEST VIRGINIA: The slow-starting Mountaineers will need to work on scoring earlier in games and also more often when they reach the opponents 20-yard line. In two games West Virginia has touchdowns on one of seven total trips inside the red zone. Shortly before halftime, the Mountaineers marched 53 yards in the final minute, then Mike Molina missed a 30-yard field goal. In the third quarter, a holding penalty negated Rushel Shells 5-yard scoring run, and West Virginia settled for Molinas 32-yard field goal.RECEIVING THREATSGibson, Shorts and White have combined for 89 percent of West Virginias receiving yards in two games. Gibson had six catches for 171 yards Saturday, Shorts had six catches for 93 yards, and White had five catches for 88 yards.UP NEXTYOUNGSTOWN STATE: The Penguins host Robert Morris next Saturday, a team the beat 21-14 in overtime last year.WEST VIRGINIA: The Mountaineers have a bye week before facing BYU for the first time in program history on Sept. 24 in Landover, Maryland. Wesley Matthews Jersey . To the surprise of many, it isnt the Wolverines but their in-state rivals the Michigan State Spartans. Luka Doncic Jersey . -- Jakob Silfverberg is making himself right at home with the Anaheim Ducks, scoring four goals in his first four games. http://www.mavericksproshop.com/kids-jason-kidd-mavericks-jersey/ . -- Stanford squashed Oregons national championship hopes again, schooling the Ducks in power football. LUCERNE, Switzerland -- Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice and missed a penalty in Portugals 4-1 win over Latvia in World Cup qualifying on Sunday, but the European champion still trails group leader Switzerland.Switzerland kept its 100 percent record with a fourth straight win but was often labored in beating the Faeroe Islands 2-0.Goals in each half from recalled forward Eren Derdiyok and captain Stephan Lichtsteiner were enough on a rain-swept evening.The Swiss stay three points ahead of Portugal, due to its victory when the teams played in September to open the qualifying program.Ronaldo, who missed that game in Switzerland, has scored seven of Portugals 16 goals in three games since.Against Latvia, Ronaldo opened the scoring with a 28th-minute spot kick, then saw his penalty in the 59th hit the left-hand post and bounce away off the goalkeepers legs.Latvia levelled through substitute Arturs Zjuzins in the 67th before Portugal substitute Ricardo Quaresmas crosses let William Carvalho restore the lead with a header and Ronaldo make the win safe with a volley. Defender Bruno Alves added a fourth in stoppage time.Earlier, third-placed Hungary beat Andorra 4-0.Switzerland has seemed to ease off against the group outsiders since startiing with impressive wins against its two closest rivals. Jalen Brunson Jersey. Still, the Swiss were seldom threatened and also struck the frame of the goal in each half against the Faeroe Islands, who lost 6-0 at home to Portugal last month.Derdiyok showed high-class technique to open the scoring in the 27th minute, taking a long lofted ball from Valon Behrami with a controlling first touch. He then struck a low left-foot shot past goalkeeper Gunnar Nielsen.It was the 11th goal of Derdiyoks 56-match international career which has only rarely fulfilled the 28-year-old forwards early promise.Admir Mehmedis shot struck a post in the 78th five minutes before Lichtsteiner sealed the three points. The veteran right-back advanced deep into the penalty area to meet left-back Ricardo Rodriguezs cross with a bouncing header.In Budapest, Hungary captain Balazs Dzudzsak created first-half goals for 37-year-old Zoltan Gera and Adam Lang. Adam Gyursco and Adam Szalai added late goals.Hungary has seven points from four matches, and next travels to play Portugal in March. Then, Switzerland will be favored to beat Latvia at home. Cheap Jerseys 2020 Cheap Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys Store Wholesale Jerseys 2018 Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Discount NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Store NFL Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys 2018 Nike NFL Jerseys China Jerseys From China Wholesale Black NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale China NFL Hoodies Wholesale Authentic Jerseys ' ' ' 
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Moore struggled to communicate with the referee, as has been the case throughout his captaincy tenure, and he seemed to get Poite offside early on. From there on, the Frenchman wouldnt entertain a conversation with Moore.But the Reds-bound rakes lineout throwing will be of bigger concern for Wallabies coach Michael Cheika, as will another 30 missed tackles and a couple of moments of ill-discipline that reflect Australias current frustrations.There was certainly a clear focus on physical aggression and intensity from Australia, but that was overcooked by Adam Coleman when he earned himself a yellow-card for a blatant shoulder charge shortly before half-time; there is smart aggression and stupid aggression, and Coleman must learn the difference if hes to remain in the squad -- let alone the run-on XV.Elsewhere, a couple of familiar faces again did their best to inspire Australia.Israel Folau had few opportunities to impress, but he did run off a fine inside ball from Quade Cooper that resulted in one of just two Australian breaks.The other moment came from Will Genia, the Wallabies scrum-half scooting past three All Blacks defenders in the type of run that suggests he might be returning to somewhere near the form that saw him regarded as the worlds best No. 9 before the emergence of Aaron Smith.And then there was Cooper, who may have just killed off the remaining and now plainly embarrassing boos that remain in the country of his birth with a solid game at No.10.Cooper kicked well and threw a handful of nice passes; but more importantly there were no of the hair-brained moments that have highlighted his performances across the Tasman for some time.But to compare Cooper with Barrett at this current juncture is to masquerade sparkling as champagne, chuck steak as fillet - gold as black. And perhaps that perfectly reflects the current Tasman rugby divide.The All Blacks are a team bursting with confidence, a squad loaded with playing talent in which any man can seemingly step in and do a job -- even on debut: case in point Anton Lienert-Brown.The Wallabies, having now lost six Test matches on the trot, are at the opposite end of the spectrum.They now have two weeks to prepare for the Springboks in Brisbane; it looms as another tough fortnight of soul-searching but they can at least take solace in the fact that there was some improvement from their Sydney shocker.The Wallabies moved slightly up from rock bottom on Saturday night, but theres an awfully long way still to climb, too. Stan Mikita Jersey . The Hall of Fame defenceman told Landsberg that he believes fighting still has a place in todays game, but thinks staged fighting needs be outlawed. Marian Hossa Jersey . 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A busy, busy month of mixed martial arts rolls on with Saturdays UFC Fight Night card at United Center in Chicago.In the main event, former female bantamweight champion Holly Holm?will look to avoid back-to-back losses when she meets Peruvian standout Valentina Shevchenko.In the co-main, former Strikeforce lightweight champion and two-time UFC title challenger Gilbert Melendez will attempt to put a one-year drug suspension behind him and make some noise against highly regarded Edson Barboza.Lets take a closer look at the main event and take a shot at predictions on the other main card fights.Main eventHolly Holm (10-1) vs. Valentina Shevchenko (12-2) Bantamweights Odds:?Holm -300; Shevchenko +250Yes, Holm is still very much a work in progress on the ground. Thats true. Its also true she was only 90 seconds away from defeating Miesha Tate in March. Tate, of course, is one of the more savvy submission grapplers in the division.The point is, as uncomfortable as Holm looked on the ground during her loss to Tate, that doesnt mean its now easy to put her on the floor and choke her out. Its a weakness in her game, for sure -- and she has had only four months to address it since the loss -- but its not as if some secret is out now and her career is over. Shes still very difficult to take down, and any failed attempt to do so leaves one exposed to her striking.Shevchenko is more known for standup than her grappling, although she did wrestle a fair amount in her UFC debut in 2015 and recorded five submission victories in her first seven fights. Her background is in tae kwon do and muay Thai, and the takedowns she does get are typically from the clinch. If she has a physical advantage on an opponent, shell definitely look to use it in that clinch. If she doesnt, as was the case in a recent loss to Amanda Nunes, she wont look to engage the position as much.Were looking at two southpaws here, and both like to throw rear leg kicks. Shevchenko tends to load up a little moore and throws it as a single strike, whereas Holm will pop it off more frequently and at the end of combinations. Luc Snuggerud Jersey. Shevchenko isnt one to dance when she fights. Shes more likely to stand her ground, stare down the barrel of the gun and look to counter.She very well may have an advantage on the ground but, again, Holm is not easy to bring down. Holms kicks arent easy to catch and she has very good hip strength. Her team also will be extremely familiar with Shevchenko. Holms coach, Greg Jackson, was in Sarah Kaufmans corner against Shevchenko seven months ago.If this fight goes the distance, it will favor Holm. Her endurance is outstanding, especially when you consider shes one of the bigger women in this division and shes more active than Shevchenko. In close rounds, I believe judges will tend to favor Holms style over Shevchenkos -- unless, of course, she can get Holm down.Prediction: Not expecting a boring fight, but not expecting fireworks, either. I think well see mutual respect and, ultimately, a five-round decision for Holm.Rest of the main cardEdson Barboza (17-7) vs. Gilbert Melendez (22-5), lightweights Now this is an action fight. Barboza is coming off that hot performance over Anthony Pettis. Look out for close rounds, with Barboza getting the edge. Prediction: Barboza via decision, 29-28.Francis Ngannou (7-1) vs. Bojan Mihajlovic (10-3), heavyweights With this fight originally booked back in April, the UFC must have been keen on seeing this matchup, as its rebooked here and in a prime spot. Mihajlovic is a UFC newcomer. 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Around the same time, they also traded David Price and Yoenis Cespedes, receiving pitchers Daniel Norris, Matt Boyd and Michael Fulmer in those deals.Fulmer has become a front-runner for rookie of the year this season, and Norris and Boyd have also made contributions. Now Jones is in the majors and off to a fine start.Its great, its amazing. Theres so many words I could use to describe it, Jones said. Just amazing, and Im just happy.Jones hit a leadoff double in the ninth against David Robertson (4-3) and advanced to third on Jarrod Saltalamacchias deep flyball.Collins came up as a pinch-hitter and was able to lift the ball to left-center. Avisail Garcia made the catch, but his throw bounced before it even reached the mound.Francisco Rodriguez (2-3) pitched the ninth.Jose Abreu and Alex Avila homered on consecutive pitches in the fourth for the White Sox.White Sox ace Chris Sale allowed two runs and eight hits in eight innings against a Detroit lineup that was without Miguel Cabrera. The slugging first baseman sat out because his right ankle had been acting up.Chicago was without Melky Cabrera, who missed the game because of stomach discomfort.Verlander allowed two runs and three hits in seven innings for the Tigers, striking out nine.I thought both of them, Justin and (Sale), this is the kind of matchup that you expected it to be, Chicago manager Robin Ventura said.Verlander retired the first eight hitters he faced, striking out six of them. With two outs in the fourth, Abreu connected for his 19th homer of the year. Avila followed with a drive to the bushes beyond the wall in center, giving Chicago a 2-0 lead against his former team.Verlander did not allow another baserunner after Avilas home run. Detroit scored a run on Andrew Romines single in the fifth, and J.D. Martinez tied it with a two-out RBI single in the eighth.The Tigers came into the day one game behind Baltimore for the American Leagues second wild card.OLD FRIENDSAvila spent his entire career in Detroit before this season, and Verlander laughed when asked about giving up the home run to his former teammate.I know Im going to be hearing about it, Verlander said. I think Im going to ask him back for one of the watches I gifted him. Its only fair, I think.NEXT YEARS SCHEDULEDetroit opens against the White Sox in Chicago on April 3 and the Tigers host Boston on April 7 in their home opener, according to a draft of the 2017 preliminary schedule. The preliminary schedule will be announced by Major League Baseball in September.TRAINERS ROOMTigers: RHP Jordan Zimmermann (neck) pitched four innings in a rehab start for Triple-A Toledo at Indianapolis on Wednesday, allowing one unearned run and one hit. He walked one and struck out four.UP NEXTWhite Sox: Chicago plays at Minnesota on Thursday night. LHP Jose Quintana (11-9) starts against Ervin Santana (6-10).Tigers: Detroit has Thursday off before playing at Kansas City. RHP Anibal Sanchez (7-13) takes the mound against Danny Duffy (11-2) of the Royals on Friday night.---AP Baseball Writer Ronald Blum contributed to this report. Matt Harvey Jersey . Artturi Lehkonen, Joni Nikko and Ville Leskinen had the other goals for Finland (1-0) while Juuse Saros stopped 28 shots. Tim Robin Johnsgard had the lone goal for Norway (0-2). Tom Seaver Jersey . -- The Bishops Gaiters are showing they belong among the countrys top varsity football teams. http://www.redsgearshop.com/Reds-Michael-Lorenzen-Kids-Jersey/ . Kyle Denbrook, a soccer player from Saint Marys University, took the CIS male athlete of the week honour. Stanley, a fourth-year business administration student from Charlottetown, scored both goals in a 2-0 win over Dalhousie on Friday and tallied again in a 1-0 win over Saint Marys on Sunday. Under Armour celebrated its 20th anniversary Thursday night by unveiling some new college football uniforms, including two that had been highly anticipated: Notre Dames latest Shamrock Series design and the apparel outfitters first uniform under its new contract with Wisconsin.In one case, Under Armours designers may have done too little. In the other, they definitely did too much.Lets start with Wisconsin. Fans who thought the team might get one of Under Armours extreme makeovers will be relieved (or, depending on ones point of view, disappointed) to learn that the Badgers will still look like, well, the Badgers. At a glance, the biggest changes are the number font and the addition of the schools motion-W logo to the jerseys chest.In addition, a series of arrows have been incorporated into the striping on the jersey sleeves, pants, and helmet, symbolizing the programs new slogan, Forever Forward, which was inspired by the Wisconsin state motto, Forward.Overall: a slight downgrade. The new number font is too cartoonish, the arrows are too gimmicky (especially since some of them are pointing up, not forward, which doesnt match the program or state motto), and it all feels like change for changes sake, as if Under Armour said, This is our first uniform for you, you have to let us redesign something, and Wisconsin responded, Eh, OK, but only if its really small. The Badgers will still be a good-looking team this fall, but not quite as sharp as last year under Adidas.Then again, the Wisconsin uniform looks like a masterpiece compared to Notre Dames latest Shamrock Series design, which the Fighting Irish will unfortunately wear on Nov. 12 while facing Army at the Alamodome in San Antonio.By now everyone understands the basic idea behind the Shamrock Series uniforms: The Irish normally wear one of college footballs most conservative, traditional designs, so for one game each year they get to cut loose and wear some sort of wacky superhero costume. Scott Feldman Jersey. Its like the premise behind the Purge movie series -- an annual day of mayhem, just to take the edge off.If you like that approach, youll love this years Shamrock Series uniform. Since the opposing team is Army, the Irish are wearing olive instead of their usual shade of green. Unfortunately, this color really puts the drab in olive drab -- sort of a down-on-your-luck of the Irish.As is typical for this type of uniform, there are lots of details that seem geared more toward a news conference than a football game. The helmets and sleeves, for example, feature an archway with a God, Country, Notre Dame inscription, which can be found at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the Notre Dame campus. Take a good look at them now, because theyll probably be reduced to a blur when youre watching the game.This type of uniform almost resists critique because its not really intended to be a uniform -- its intended to create the feel of a comic book, or even a movie. If thats your thing, then by all means, reach for the popcorn. If not, well, the Irish will be wearing their regular uniforms for their other 12 games.Paul Lukas writes about uniforms for ESPN.com. 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