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CINCINNATI, Ohio -- David Price wished he had one pitch back. Justin Evans Jersey . The left-hander took a shutout into the ninth inning Friday night before giving up a homer to Joey Votto, and the Tampa Bay Rays wound up holding on for a 2-1 victory over the Reds, their first in Cincinnati. The teams have a brief and lopsided interleague history. The Reds had won eight of their nine previous games, with Tampa Bays only win coming at Tropicana Field on June 28, 2011, on Evan Longorias game-ending homer. This one had all the drama at the end. "Never had a doubt," Price said. Longoria singled home a run in the first inning and Matt Joyce connected in the third against Johnny Cueto (0-2) as the Rays finally got a victory in their second visit to Great American Ball Park. They also visited in 2005 and got swept while giving up 34 runs in three games. Price (2-0) allowed four hits and one walk, losing his shutout when Votto hit an opposite-field drive with one out. He left a pitch over the outside part of the plate, costing him a chance at his third career shutout. "That stinks," said Price, who threw 114 pitches. "I definitely wanted to finish that game." Grant Balfour relieved, got Ryan Ludwick on a called third strike, then walked the next two batters and threw a wild pitch that let them advance to second and third. He pitched around Devin Mesoraco, who has been hitting well since his return from the disabled list, and got pinch-hitter Brayan Pena to take a called third strike. "He (Mesoraco) is hot right now and Im going to be smart," said Balfour, who is 3 for 3 in save chances. "I played the odds and rolled the dice there." Despite the teams limited history, they have one close connection. First-year Reds manager Bryan Price pitched for Joe Maddon when the Rays manager ran the Double-A Midland Angels in the 1980s. Price joked before the game that they got to know each other during Maddons trips to the mound in the third and fourth innings to replace him. No early exits in this one. Both starters hung in there against struggling offences. Tampa Bay has scored a total of eight runs in its last five games. The Reds have scored only 28 runs overall, the second-fewest in the National League. Both were wasteful again. Cueto needed 26 pitches to get through the first inning, when he walked two with only one out. Longoria singled home a run, but thats all the Rays could manage. Joyce led off the third inning with a homer that landed way up in the right-field seats for his team-high second of the season. "In the first inning, I didnt feel like I was ready," Cueto said. "I felt slow. I was a little down on myself. After that, everything clicked in and I was all right." Tampa Bay had chances for a lot more. The Rays stranded four runners in scoring position in the first five innings against Cueto, who gave up five hits and walked four over seven innings. The Reds wasted leadoff doubles by Mesoraco in the third and Brandon Phillips in the fourth. Phillips had two of Cincinnatis hits off Price. NOTES: RH Alex Cobb makes his first career appearance against the Reds on Saturday. RH Alfredo Simon makes his second start for Cincinnati, filling in while Mat Latos recovers from knee surgery. ... The Rays recalled OF Kevin Kiermaier from Triple-A Durham. ... Tampa Bay LH Cesar Ramos will start Sunday in place of LH Matt Moore, on the DL with a sore pitching elbow. ... Maddon invited 1978 NL MVP Dave Parker to meet the Rays before the game. Parker grew up in Cincinnati and coached with Maddon on the Angels staff. ... Bryan Price lost a replay challenge in the ninth, when he thought Phillips foot had been hit by a pitch. He lost the challenge: The ball bounced and deflected off the catchers mitt before hitting the foot. Alan Cross Jersey . "I dont know where we would be without him," McClendon said. "Hes done a tremendous job for us and (Wednesday) was no different." Logan Morrison drove in two runs in Seattles big sixth inning, Young pitched seven strong innings and the Mariners beat the Houston Astros 5-2 to complete a three-game sweep. Ryan Smith Jersey . How foolishly wrong I was. Forget the now inherent corruption and back handed favours that plague the beautiful game. Goal Line Technology? Youre having a laugh. As for them penalty cheating bandits, footballs lawmakers upend them by awarding the penalty to the opponent each time a player attempts to con the referee into awarding ghost penalties.ABBOTSFORD, B.C. -- Joni Ortio made 26 saves as the Abbotsford Heat defeated the Hamilton Bulldogs 4-1 in American Hockey League action on Saturday night. The 23-year-old Ortio picked up his 19th win of the year, one off the league lead, though Hamilton snapped his shutout streak at 107 minutes and 41 seconds. Markus Granlund had a goal and an assist for Abbotsford (28-14-4), who are 3-0-2 in their past five. Max Reinhart, Josh Jooris and Derek Smith also scored. Stefan Fournier scored for Hamilton (20-20-4). The Bulldogs have just one win in their past six games and scored just three goals in those five losses. Robert Mayer made 26 saves in the loss. Reinhart opened the scoring at the 7:56 mark of the first on the power play. Markus Granlund crept to the right face-off dot to release a hard wrist shot and Reinhart was there to quickly bbag the rebound for his 10th of the year. Adarius Taylor Jersey. Jooris doubled the lead with 42 seconds to go in the first. Sven Baertschi was checked off the puck in the high slot, but Jooris pounced on it and beat Mayer with a deke move for his sixth goal of the season. Granlund made it 3-0 at 3:33 of the third on a short-handed goal. Carter Bancks chipped the puck to himself, creating a 2-on-1 rush with Granlund and the Finnish forward backhanded the Bancks saucer pass past an outstretched Mayer. The Bulldogs solved Ortio at 7:41 of the third as Greg Pateryns shot was deflected by Fournier for just his second goal of the year. Smith floated a shot from centre into the empty net with 45 seconds to play to round out the scoring. The Bulldogs power play unit, third-worst in the AHL, has been held scoreless in its last 32 attempts. Cheap Soccer Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Hockey Jerseys Nike NFL Jerseys China Cheap Nike MLB Jerseys China Wholesale Baseball Jerseys China Wholesale College Jerseys Cheap Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys Near Me Cheap Jerseys Online Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Authentic Cheap Soccer Jerseys China Cheap NCAA Jerseys Authentic Cheap Nike NBA Jerseys Cheap NHL Jerseys Authentic MLB Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Throwback Jerseys Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China ' ' '
PARIS - Alize Cornet and Kristina Mladenovic beat Belinda Bencic and Timea Bacsinszky 7-5, 6-4 in doubles Sunday to give France a 3-2 win over Switzerland in their first-round tie of the Fed Cup World Group II. Andrew Ference Jersey . Mladenovics quick hands at the net made the difference while Bencics inexperience in doubles showed. "We took a lot of pleasure," Mladenovic told Sport Plus television. "Its extremely difficult to play in such conditions, but our doubles team showed a lot of quality. We complemented each other very well. We had a great time on the court." Cornet and Mladenovic celebrated their victory with a chest bump while a disappointed Bencic shed tears on her chair. In a first set with five service breaks, the Swiss pair took a 4-1 lead. But Bencic then failed to serve out the set at 5-3 before Bacsinszky sent a forehand wide to drop serve at 5-5. Cornet hit a backhand winner to help France go a set up. The hosts broke Bencic in the fifth game of the second set but Mladenovic committed three double-faults to drop serve in the next game. Mladenovic made amends by earning the decisive break at 3-3 with a forehand volley and the French pair won the match when Bacsinszkys backhand sailed long. On April 19-20, France and Switzerland will compete in playoffs. France will try to gain promotion to the World Group while Switzerland will aim to stay in World Group II. Earlier, Cornet beat Bacsinszky 6-2, 7-6 (4) to give France a 2-1 lead before teenager Bencic eased past Virginie Razzano 6-1, 6-1 to bring Switzerland level with France at 2-2. Cornet won six straight games to rally from a 2-0 deficit and take the first set. The 25th-ranked Frenchwoman broke back twice in the second set before Bacsinszky saved a match point at 5-4. In the tiebreaker, Cornet jumped to a 5-2 lead and clinched victory when Bacsinszkys backhand sailed wide. "Amelie kept her trust in me today and Im glad I did not prove her wrong," Cornet said in reference to France captain Amelie Mauresmo. Bencic showed great composure to break Razzano five times in a one-sided rubber. "I just played with no pressure," Bencic told Sport Plus television. "I just enjoyed the match. I was so relaxed." Bencic took a 4-0 lead and won the first set when Razzano netted a volley. The 16-year-old Swiss capitalized on two forehand errors from Razzano to also break serve at 2-1 and 4-1 in the final set. Bencic converted her third match point when the 30-year-old Razzano sent a backhand into the net. "I couldnt do anything against her today," Razzano told Sport Plus television. "I think shes an unbelievable player. She plays some dream tennis. Her future is promising." In Saturdays singles, Razzano dismissed Stefanie Voegele 6-2, 6-1 to put France ahead before Bencic upset Cornet 7-5, 6-4 to even the tie. Leon Draisaitl Jersey .J. Ward appeared in court Friday on misdemeanour charges that he threw a glass mug at a bartender at a Denver strip club. Connor McDavid Jersey . The Grizzlies erased most of a 25-point deficit before Durant, the leagues scoring champion, got hot.Louis van Gaal insists Marouane Fellainis elbow on Robert Huth was a normal reaction to having his hair pulled. In the first half of Sundays 1-1 Premier League draw at Old Trafford between Manchester United and Leicester, referee Michael Oliver failed to spot an incident inside the area whereby Huth tugged at Fellainis hair, before the Belgium international midfielder lashed out with an elbow and then a hand.Both Fellaini and Huth could receive retrospective bans for the incident, but Van Gaal insists the Leicester defender is more to blame. Fellaini could face retrospective action for the incident He told Sky Sports: When you look at what Huth is doing with Fellaini, thats a penalty. Shall I grab your hair? What is your reaction, when I grab your hair? Your hair is much shorter than Fellaini, but when I do that, what are you doing then?I think thats a normal reaction. You have to first pick Huth, because he was the guy who grabbed the hair of Fellaini. I think the reaction of Fellaini is like a human being. Souness: Fellaini wont escape ban Graeme Souness had his say on the incident in the first half with Robert Huth Van Gaal, who has spoken out previously about the need for video technology in football, again reiterated his stance that referees need help.It was a very difficult match, nowadays you cannot control it by yourself as a referee. It is so difficult. Claudio Ranieri shakes hands with Van Gaal after the game Sky Sports pundit Graeme Souness, commenting on the incident at half-time, said Fellaini will be lucky to escape without a ban, but believes Huth was also responsible for the tangle.He said: This is no surprise. They are both big, strong aggressive men especially in the air.There is a bit of a tangle and I tell you what, Huth is lucky as well as Fellaini. I say Huth is lucky because he has caught him under the chin. If that catches him full square across his face, then hes lost several teeth or broke his nose and I dont think he can stay on the pitch. Jari Kurri Jersey. Report: Man Utd 1-1 Leicester Leicester must wait to claim the Premier League title after being held to a 1-1 draw by Man Utd In that respect, he is lucky, but Fellaini wont escape a ban for that. I just cant see it.With regards to the game, Van Gaal said the performance was one of Uniteds best of the season, but admits the draw makes it tougher for them to gain a top four spot. Claudio Ranieri says he will be flying back from Italy on Monday and will not watch Tottenhams crucial game against Chelsea We played one of our best matches in the season, and it was not enough, he said.We created a lot of chances, we have to score, but we didnt score, and they score out of a set play again. They are very dangerous with that and we know that.We could have scored, and its a pity, because in spite of the draw, the fans were applauding, and that is significant.Its tougher when you dont win, of course. But it is all if, we dont know. We are still in a race. 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The Colorado Avalanche will reportedly have to make do without leading scorer Matt Duchene for a while longer. Cheap Dolphins Super Bowl Jerseys . According to Adrian Dater of the Denver Post, the 22-year-old had a setback to his oblique injury while skating on Wednesday morning. The forward will not go on Colorados two-game road trip that begins Thursday in Phoenix. Dater wrote that Duchenes injury did not respond well and the Avalanche dont want to rush him back. Duchene was hurt on Saturday in a game against the Florida Panthers. The team is already without Alex Tanguay, who is on injured reserve with a sprained knee. Duchene has 12 goals and eight assists through 19 games this season. Robert Quinn Jersey . Gorges is believed to have suffered the injury while blocking a shot with a hand during Montreals win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday. The Canadiens added to their defensive depth this week by acquiring veteran Mike Weaver from the Florida Panthers. Albert Wilson Jersey . A better question yet may be this: How many times has the same player been involved in both? Morneau hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning and helped the Colorado Rockies turn the third triple play in team history as they beat the San Diego Padres 8-6 on Sunday.Englands hopes of a series whitewash win over Sri Lanka were ruined by the rain on the fifth and final day of the third Investec Test at Lords. Only 12.2 overs were possible on the day, James Anderson taking the only wicket to fall, that of Kaushal Silva for 16.That came in an initial 3.4 over passage of play after a rain-delayed start, and it was the final act before the weather again forced the players off. James Anderson of England celebrates the wicket of Sri Lankas Kaushal Silva Sri Lanka added a further 33 runs for no loss in the 8.4 overs that followed in the afternoon, but the Test was ultimately called a draw as the rain once again intervened. Englands hopes of a sseries whitewash win over Sri Lanka were ruined by the rain It spoiled what was set to be a thrilling finale to the series, and the first England home Test to go into a fifth day in eight attempts. Cordrea Tankersley Jersey. England - already 2-0 up in the series - had set Sri Lanka what would have been a record chase at Lords of 362 to win, with the visitors 32-0 going into the final day.When play did finally start at 1.20pm, Englands hopes of only a fourth whitewash series win since 1978 were aided when a brilliant inswinger from Anderson saw off Silva, given out lbw not paying a shot. The heavens re-opened straight after the wicket, and play wouldnt resume until 4.10pm. When it did, a Stuart Broad drop off his own bowling was Englands only chance to add to their wicket tally, although it could only be classed as a half-chance with Kusal Mendis smashing the ball back at some speed.Broad was hopeful too of having Mendis caught down the legside a couple overs later, but England wasted a review as the contact was made with the batsmans shoulder.A ball later, with bad light closing in, the umpires called for the spinners to come on and after a Moeen Ali maiden and two balls from Joe Root - the second of which Mendis smashed for six - the players were again called off.Soon after the Test was confirmed as a draw, seeing England remain fourth in the ICC Test rankings, and Sri Lanka stay seventh.England and Sri Lanka next square off in a five-match ODI series, starting on Tuesday, June 21, with the first at Trent Bridge, live on Sky Sports 2 from 1.30pm. Cheap Soccer Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Hockey Jerseys Nike NFL Jerseys China Cheap Nike MLB Jerseys China Wholesale Baseball Jerseys China Wholesale College Jerseys Cheap Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys Near Me Cheap Jerseys Online Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Authentic Cheap Soccer Jerseys China Cheap NCAA Jerseys Authentic Cheap Nike NBA Jerseys Cheap NHL Jerseys Authentic MLB Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Throwback JerseysCheap Nike NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China ' ' '
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- With its superstars aging and its loyal coach slow to blend in young talent, Spains glorious reign as the superpower of world football was bound to end. Sean Mannion Jersey . The Spanish werent favoured to repeat as World Cup champions. But few expected the utter collapse that ended Wednesday with a 2-0 loss Chile, knocking Spain from contention and ending the run of the greatest team of the century. Chiles pace and skill produced a dominating win similar to so many Spanish victories over the past six years. Spain was outplayed, out-run and out-fought. The 5-1 beating by the Netherlands Friday was shocking and foretold where coach Vicente del Bosques team was heading: Home. "If you think about everything accomplished, and you told me we would be eliminated in group stage, I wouldnt believe you," del Bosque said. "We have no excuses. Its a sad day for all of the players." Six of Spains squad has played at least 100 national team games while winning the 2010 World Cup and the European Championships in 2008 and 2012. "Success is not eternal," said Chile coach Jorge Sampaoli, whose hyperactive energy around the dugout was shared by his team. "This generation could not continue with that success and you can understand it." "Its very special the fact we were able to play today against the World Cup champions the way we did," Sampaoli said, and "eliminate them with courage, intensity and attack." Del Bosque acknowledged that his players were "too slow, timid from the start." Chile twice came close to scoring in the first 90 seconds, and led in the 20th minute when Eduardo Vargas finished a slick move of incisive passing that was truly Spanish in its execution. The second followed in the 43th when Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas punched a free kick to the feet of Charles Aranguiz, who fired a rising shot right back past the veteran captain, who took much of the blame for the loss to the Netherlands. "I only ask fans for forgiveness, we did everything we could," said Casillas. The 33-year-old came to the World Cup after a second straight season as second-choice goalkeeper at Real Madrid and a glaring error in its Champions League final win last month. Spain came to Brazil with a very similar -- but older -- team to the 2010 squad. They added Brazilian-born striker Diego Costa, but he failed to score and was substituted in both matches. Spains "tiki-taka" style of play -- keeping the ball for long stretches with short passes, and only shooting when you had a clear opening -- had not been working as well in recent years. Brazil defeated Spain 3-0 in last summers Confederations Cup final, a warm-up for the World Cup. Spain became the third straight European defending World Cup champion to flop in the group stage. France in 2002 and Italy four years ago also failed to advance, or even win a match. Spain can at least end that streak in a consolation game Monday against Australia. Chile and the Netherlands will play to decide the Group B winner. Both will advance to the final 16 knockout round, but the winner will be seeded higher. Xabi Alonso, another Spanish veteran, will likely not start against Australia. He was replaced with 22-year-old Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke after an agonizing first half. Alonso gave away the ball to Alexis Sanchez to start the move down Chiles right wing by Arturo Vidal and Aranguiz, leading to Vargas score. Trailing behind the play, Alonso put his hands to his head. He was booked before conceding another foul, forcing a free-kick that led to the second goal. And his usual accurate passing was off. Other Spanish players were also guilty of wayward passing and woeful finishing. Early in the second half, potential momentum shifts were lost when Diego Costa was slow on Andres Iniestas threaded pass and Sergio Busquets volleyed wide in front of goal. "We didnt do anything different to what we did in South Africa or the two Euros," said forward Fernando Torres, ineffective as a second-half substitute. "We came with the same mentality, approaching the games the same way." Perhaps the Euro 2012 final was the high point of the era: A 4-0 dismantling of Italy on a similarly balmy evening in Kyiv, Ukraine. Then, the team was joined in locker-room celebrations by Crown Prince Felipe. He could not be in Rio de Janeiro. One hour after the match ended in the Maracana, at midnight in Madrid, he formally became king upon the abdication of his father, Juan Carlos. On Thursday, Spain will wake up to a new king, but no longer rulers of world football. Josh Reynolds Jersey . - Playing a road game against a division rival raises the intensity for linebacker Clay Matthews. Ethan Westbrooks Jersey . Braves reliever David Carpenter was also fined for throwing at Rockies outfielder Corey Dickerson in the same game, which featured several ejections, including Colorado manager Walt Weiss.BUFFALO, N.Y. - When asked what he wanted from his struggling power play, Buffalo Sabres coach Nolan quipped, A goal.Tyler Ennis granted that wish with a third-period, power play tally, and the Sabres got 34 saves from Jhonas Enroth in a 1-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.We did some extra time with them here (Monday) and it was good to get one, Nolan said. Its good for your confidence, especially in a game like this.The game winner snapped a four game, 11-chance run without a power play goal, and ended a two-game losing streak. Buffalo won its third straight at home.Enroth was superb in his first shutout since April 13, 2013, and wasnt troubled despite the Kings 34-16 shots advantage.This was actually one of my easier games, Enroth said. Everything was pretty controlled. I put myself in a good position and was pretty sharp all the way through.The Sabres kept up their home mastery of the Kings. Los Angeles is 1-11-1-1 in its last 14 games in Buffalo. The defending champion Kings lost consecutive games for the fourth time this season.Jonathan Quick had a shutout streak of 119 minutes, 54 seconds against Buffalo snapped by Ennis. Quick blanked the Sabres on Oct. 23 in Los Angeles.The game marked the second meeting between Nolan and his son, Kings right wing Jordan Nolan. Each team won once.Enroth made a shoulder save on a deflected shot by Robyn Regehr at 7:55.The games first penalty wasnt called until Zemgus Girgensons held Los Angeles Anze Kopitar with 13:39 gone in the second.The Kings had their best chance of the period during the man advantage as Enroth had to stop his momentum from carrying Dustin Browns low shot into the net.Hes playing great, Ennis said of Enroth. Hes one of the bbiggest factors why weve been winning this last month. Andrew Whitworth Jersey. When we break down hes there to make a good save.Former Sabres defenceman Robyn Regehr was called for roughing early in the third, and Buffalo had several chances to beat Quick in tight before Ennis finally scored.Matt Moulson, Quicks brother-in-law, carried the puck into the corner before finding Ennis alone in front of Quick for the goal 4 minutes into the third.Its a good feeling when youve got a one-on-one with a goalie and youve got the time, Ennis said. Great pass by Moulson, good entry and Im glad we put it in.Kings coach Darryl Sutter was upset to see Ennis wide open.Its a bad play by Mike Richards, Sutter said. You cant drop off. Its a set play for us. You cant drop off in the corner unless we have full control.Drew Stafford also earned an assist.Enroth then stopped Tyler Toffoli twice within seconds to preserve the shutout.With Quick pulled, Ennis was tripped by Drew Doughty to give Buffalo a final-minute power play.Los Angeles fell to 3-5-4 on the road.Its still a ways off from how we need to play if we want to get our game going and play the way we can, Kings alternate captain Matt Greene said. Thats it. Theres no positives.Several Sabres admitted their game plan was to take few chances and play boring.You dont want to go into a slugfest with a champion, coach Nolan said. Theyre a big team, theyre a heavy team. 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TORONTO -- Casey Janssen was hit hard. DaQuan Jones Jersey . And the result hit the Toronto Blue Jays even harder. Sent into the game in the ninth inning to protect a 4-2 lead, the Blue Jays closer allowed home runs to Nick Castellanos and Eugenio Suarez as the Detroit Tigers pulled out a 5-4 victory on Friday. It was Torontos sixth loss in their past seven games as the club scrambles to remain in both the American League East and the American League wild-card races. "They got me tonight," said Janssen. "It stings. I feel bad, I feel bad for the boys. Were in a race, those things burn a little bit more." The Blue Jays opened up a 4-0 lead after two innings but could not add any more runs despite outhitting the Tigers 13-9 on the night. Janssen (3-1) was trying for his 19th save when he came in for the ninth. He allowed a leadoff double to J.D. Martinez, the Tigers left fielder who had a bad game in the field. A groundout to first by Alex Avila moved the runner to third and Castellanos tied the game with his seventh homer of the season. "Castellanos is an aggressive guy early, I wanted to throw a curveball in there," said Janssen. "It wasnt terrible and he blasted it out of there." Suarez put the Tigers ahead with his fourth homer of the season. "It was down and away, my bread and butter, and he blasted the thing out to centre," said Janssen. "I tip my cap to them." After Ian Kinsler hit a two-out double, the fourth extra-base hit of the inning allowed by Janssen, left-hander Aaron Loup entered to finish the inning. "It was definitely a big adrenalin boost," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. "Weve been scuffling to score runs. Im hoping we can look back at this as a bit of a trigger point." "Caseys been so good this year," Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said. "They just came out swinging and got to him pretty quick there. Thats a tough one, no question about it, thats a tough one." The Blue Jays loaded the bases in the home ninth before Joe Nathan was able to nail down his 24th save of the season. Jose Bautista led off with a single. Colby Rasmus and pinch-hitter Juan Francisco walked with two out before Josh Thole fouled out to left field to end the game. "We came back, were still looking for that little magic," said Gibbons said. "We havent been able to get that this year at home." Right-handed reliever Al Alburquerque (3-1) pitched 1 2/3 innings to get the win. The Blue Jays wasted a solid outing from knuckleball pitcher R.A. Dickey. The right-hander allowed five hits, four walks and two runs in six innings. He struck out six before Dustin McGowan took over in the seventh. "Theyre all tough," said Dickey. "Any time you lose a game its tough. You feel for Casey, Ive been out there and done the same thing in an inning, and it hurts. Were teammates and were going to pick each other up. I can certainly empathize with his pain. Its no time to pout, thats for sure. "You have to start thinking outside of that line of this is a must win or does it hurt that much more? They all hurt. From here on in, it all matters. It mattered back in May when we were losing a game or winning a game. It matters, it always matters." Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez left the game with a runner at first and two out in the fifth with a right pectoralis strain after he threw over to first to hold Munenori Kawasaki. Left-hander Blaine Hardy replaced Sanchez. Sanchez, who will return to Detroit for an MRI on Saturday, allowed 10 hits, one walk and four runs while striking out three in 4 2/3 innings. Janssen, who was one of the players who expressed disappointment that the team did not make additions at the July 31 deadline for trades without waivers, admitted that he has not been at his best since the All-Star Game break. He fell ill during the break. "Sometimes things can streaky," said Janssen. "Right now, it doesnt seem like its streaking in the right direction for me. But I have to just continue to work, continue to execute pitches and maybe at times mix up what Ive been doing. The hitters might be adjusting to me so now its my turn to adjust to them. Im not quitting and we have a long ways to go." The Blue Jays (61-56) scored once in the first. Bautista walked, took third on a single by Dioner Navarro and a scored on a single by Danny Valencia. Toronto added three runs in the second. Kawasaki led off with a double on a fly to left centre that popped in and out of the glove of left fielder J.D. Martinez. Thole sacrificed Kawasaki to third. Ryan Goins put down a squeeze bunt to score Kawasaki and was given credit for a single when he reached first safely - a call that withstood a Detroit challenge. Jose Reyes singled to right. Melky Cabrera singled to left to score Goins with Reyes taking third on an error by Martinez. Bautista hit an RBI single to make the score 4-0. The Tigers (63-50) cut the lead in half in the third. Dickey walked the No. 9 hitter, Suarez, and former Blue Jay Rajai Davis followed with his second double of the game. Kinsler scored both runners with a single. Left-hander Brett Cecil took over from McGowan in the eighth inning and the Tigers went down in order for the third inning in a row. NOTES: Attendance at Rogers Centre was announced as 36,237. ... LF Melky Cabrera (right elbow) was back in the Blue Jays lineup on Friday. He left Thursdays 2-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles after he was hit by a pitch in the first inning. à DH Adam Lind (right foot fracture) was given the day off on Friday after he experienced a tight back in going 2-for-2 on Thursday in the first game of his rehabilitation assignment in the Gulf Coast League. He is still expected to rejoin the Blue Jays next week. à RHP Marcus Stroman (7-3, 3.49 earned-run average) will start the second game of the series on Saturday for the Blue Jays against RHP Max Scherzer (13-4, 3.24 ERA). LeShaun Sims Jersey . And fellow Leaf, Jake Gardiner, hiking in Whistler. Cheap Titans Jerseys Free Shipping . -- Isaiah Pead took a stutter step forward, then raced to the left sideline and travelled 60 yards up the field before finally getting tripped up by a leg tackle.Nik Stauskas is clearly one of the most gifted shooters in this years NBA draft, but that talent didnt come without hard work and dedication. 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Columbus, OH (SportsNetwork. Wes Unseld Jersey .com) - John Tavares recorded four goals and Jakub Voracek followed with three scores and three assists, as Team Toews walked away with a 17-12 decision over Team Foligno in the 2015 All-Star Game from Nationwide Arena, the highest-scoring mid-season event in league history. Yeah, Ill take it, Tavares said of his offensive explosion. Yes, its pretty cool. The 2001 event in Denver held the previous mark of 26 combined goals in a 14-12 North American victory over the World, but the new record was set when Jonathan Toews put his own team ahead by a 16-11 count with 5:39 remaining in the contest. Toews and Patrice Bergeron each ended up with a goal and four helpers, with Filip Forsberg, Rick Nash and Tyler Seguin adding two strikes apiece. Corey Crawford -- the last of three goaltenders to give up four goals, stopped 14- of-18 shots in the third period to earn the win. Ryan Johansen from Team Foligno picked up the MVP award, pacing his side with two goals and as many assists. Patrick Kane and Steven Stamkos added two goals and one assist apiece, while Claude Giroux totaled three points on a tally and two helpers. Marc-Andre Fleury took the loss, charged with seven goals on 16 shots in the second period. So proud of our fans for showing the world that hockey is a big deal here in Columbus, said Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno, despite his captaining the losing side on his home rink. It was Brian Elliott in net for the third, and he obliged the winning side by giving up six scores to turn a three-goal deficit into a five-goal loss. Nash scored at 1:29 to make it 12-8, then Kane followed at 2:15 before Tavares and Voracek lit the lamp in a span of 1:17 to put Team Toews ahead by a 14-9 count with 7 1/2 minutes gone in the third. Bobby Ryan pumped one home for Team Foligno at 8:23 before Seguins shot slipped home 63 seconds later. Kane scored again and his team got within four, then Toews finally helped out his side at 14:21 and Forsberg made his contribution for a 17-11 score with 3:20 to play. Brent Burns rounded out the scoring at 18:20. The first period featured 33 shots and eight combined goals, leaving both sides tied at 4-4. Radim Vrbata opened the scoring for Team Toews at 3:09 before Ryan Getzlaf equalized at 6:33 for Team Foligno and Voracek beat Carey Price with a high shot with 9:51 gone to make it 2-1. Hometown selection Johansen tallied just 1:14 later for a tie, but Bergeron put his squad back on top at 12:17. Kevin Shattenkirk and Johansen added markers in a span of 1:36 for a 4-3 game and Tavares finished the period on his lamp-lighter in the final 57 seconds. Obviously feel bad for the goalies with that many goals, Stamkos said. The fans love it, and it looked like they were having fun. It was great to see this city. They had been waiting a couple years for this game. They did it right. Ryan Suter put Toews picks back on top just 24 seconds into the second period, but Giroux struck only eight seconds later for Folignos choices. Seguin followed at 1:22, then Stamkos evened things at 2:27. Nash then opened up a clip of four straight for Team Toews, on a marker with 4:08 played. Forsberg connected at 5:56, Tavares scored again with 8:16 gone to make it 9-6 and Voracek picked up another red light at 9:22 for a four-goal spread. Team Foligno closed out the middle frame with scores by Foligno and Stamkos ahead of Tavares hat-trick tally with one minute left for an 11-8 score. It was a slow period. It felt like forever, Fleury said. I think after 10 minutes, it was six goals in already. I was like, thats a tough one. You want to have some fun, but when youre a goalie, its frustrating when it goes in. I laughed for a few, but a few of them, I cringed a little bit. Game Notes Team Toews also snapped the previous single-game record for goals by one side, eclipsing the 16 scored by the Wales Conference in a 16-6 decision over the Campbell Conference at Montreal in 1993 ... Despite not winning the MVP, Voracek tied Mario Lemieuxs all-time record for points in one All-Star Game, with Lemieux doing it in 1988 at St. Louis and pacing the Wales in a 6-5 overtime triumph against the Campbell ... Tavares joined Lemieux, Wayne Gretzky, Vincent Damphousse, Mike Gartner and Dany Heatley as the only players to score at least four goals in a mid-season classic ... Marian Gaborik was the last player to strike three times in an All-Star contest, three years ago ... The last time hat tricks were recorded by two players in an All-Star Game occurred in 1997, when Mark Recchi (East) and Owen Nolan (West) did so ... Roberto Luongo gave up four goals on 17 shots, while Jaroslav Halak allowed the same number on 10 shots for the winning side ... 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"Life takes you in different paths and this is the direction Im going down now and I look forward to the challenge," Miller said after he was appointed to officially oversee a team he played for from 1995-2005. The 40-year-old former fullback/linebacker was named the teams acting president and CEO on Aug. 9 following the firing of Garth Buchko. Millers first move was to fire general manager Joe Mack and elevate assistant GM Kyle Walters into an acting GM role. Millers long to-do list begins with either stripping Walters of his acting title or finding someone to replace him. "Were two to four weeks away from being able to make that determination on that position," he said. Hell also have a hand in football operations with the person who ends up with the GMs job. "The general managers got a role to do in the organization and I expect them to do that to the best of their ability, and Ill be involved in football as anybody would be when its such a critical part of our business," Miller said. The Bombers also have question marks surrounding their coaching staff. Mack had fired head coach Paul LaPolice in August 2012 and defensive co-ordinator Tim Burke took over on an interim basis until he was given the job last November. Burkes first full season was an uphill battle as Mack kept often-injured Buck Pierce as the teams starting quarterback. Pierce ended up getting injured, his young backups didnt flourish and then Pierce was traded in September. If the clubs GM decides a new head coach is needed -- the team has had five in nine years -- Miller said hell be involved in that hiring process. "Ill work with the general manager and be that second interview that you should do within any organization," he said. "Its such a key position for us."; Miller co-founded Pinnacle Staffing Solutions in 2002 and helped build it into Manitobas largest recruitment firm. Michael Jordan Jersey. Hes also a partner in Elite Performance (a high-performance training centre), three Elite Sports Injury clinics and two Booster Juice franchises. Bombers board chairman Brock Bulbuck attended Tuesdays announcement and said the board didnt conduct a formal process to look outside the club for another candidate while Miller had the acting title. "We obviously kept our ears to the ground, effectively to be able to move on a Plan B if we needed to," Bulbuck said. "But we also needed to respect and give Wade the confidence that was necessary in order for him to be able to undertake the role that he had agreed to." Miller has "free rein" to hire a GM and doesnt need board approval, he added. 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His tenacity and football smarts carried him through an 11-year career, including twice being named an East Division all-star. He left the club as its leader in career special-teams tackles. Now hes ready to tackle many more challenges. "The football club means a lot to me," Miller said. 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"Youre mad at yourself, and youre trying to figure out what it is. I wouldnt say its mentally draining, but its just frustrating." Relying on a fastball consistently in the high 90s mph because his curveball wasnt working, Wheeler was good enough on a muggy night when the temperature was 85 degrees at first pitch. The righty went 3-8 with a 4.45 ERA in his first 16 starts, but is 4-0 with a 1.59 ERA in seven appearances since June 30. "This kid has really, really gotten better," Mets manager Terry Collins said. "I mean, as he continues to improve, the skys the limit." Said Washingtons Jayson Werth: "That was the best Ive seen him. I dont know how many times Ive seen him, but his velocity was a lot higher than I remember." Werth led off the sixth with a double. When Adam LaRoche followed with a single to left, third base coach Bob Henley sent Werth home. Left fielder Eric Campbell threw out Werth with a one-hop toss; the call stood after a replay review to check whether dArnaud blocked the plate. "It changed the whole game right there," said Daniel Murphy, who pushed New Yorks lead to 4-1 with a two-run single in the seventh off Drew Storen. Nationals lefty Gio Gonzalez (6-8) was charged with four runs and six hits over six-plus innings. He put two runners on to begin the seventh, then shook his head as he walked off the mound when manager Matt Williams yanked him with Wheeler coming to the plate. Asked if he was upset that he was removed there, Gonzalez replied: "I wanted to face the pitcher, yes." TRAINERS ROOM: Mets: Closer Jenrry Mejia "tweaked his back" in Mondays loss against San Francisco, Collins said, calling the relievers status day to day. 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The victory gave the Jets their first two-game winning streak, but Johnson said the decision to retain Ryan was made before those victories. "Were on the ascent, and a lot has to do with our coach," Johnson said. General manager John Idzik, who is completing his first year with the Jets, denied that he wanted to hire his own coach rather than continue with Ryan. "We were together from the beginning," Idzik said. "I know theres speculation throughout the season otherwise, but we always worked together. Hes been tremendous to work for and work with. Hes a leader, a motivator. Hes a teacher. Hes a great coach, too." It was not clear if Ryan will coach through his existing deal or be given a contract extension. Neither Johnson nor Idzik would discuss details related to Ryans contract. Ryan was animated throughout Sundays victory. 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Im pretty laid back and things dont tend to get to me, but that was tough to take.The blow is extremely unfair given senior Northern Ireland players, of which Brunt is one, view Euro 2016 as a once-in-a-lifetime reward following years of failed qualifying attempts. Brunt will have to watch his Northern Ireland team-mates this summer in France He added: Weve worked so hard. The games we qualified were great occasions. A few months down the line, things begin to build up [to the tournament]. Id booked for the family to come over to watch.There were the friendlies in March to look forward to and it has all been taken away with one innocuous moment. Im devastated about the games in the summer but its one of those things. Ill get my head down and get back as quick as possible.The 31-year old made his international debut 12 years ago, and in another cruel twist his operation took place in Lyon, just miles from Northern Irelands training base for the tournament. Manager Michael ONeill, attending a UEFA workshop in Paris, visited him in hospital. Brunt suffered his injury against Crystal Palace in February It was a bright point in a bad day, added Brunt. He said that whatever way Id like to be involved they would make it happen. Itll depend on rehab schedules at West Brom.Obviously I cant play in the games but Id like to go and experience it in some shape or form and support the lads who have supported me.The injury occurred during a game in which West Brom fans visibly backed Brunt after he was struck by a coin, thrown from a section of his own support, the previous Saturday in an FA Cup tie at Reading. Brunt was struck by a coin thrown from a section of his own support against Reading It was a pretty good week, he joked. Thats done and dusted now. 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Moors, from Cambridge Ont., landed a double-twisting, double somersault in the layout position, en route to a score of 14.600 points in the womens floor exercise, more than a full point ahead of runner-up Pia Tolle of Germany. Jordan Thomas Jersey . There will be no Down Under four-peat for Djokovic, as the eighth-seeded Swiss slugger Wawrinka outlasted the second seed 2-6, 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 9-7 at Melbourne Parks Rod Laver Arena in yet another five-set thriller in their burgeoning rivalry.Drew Willy may have been named the CFL Offensive Player of the Week following his clubs 45-21 victory over the Toronto Argonauts, but the quarterback got strong support from both his offensive line and another eye-opening surprise in the Winnipeg Blue Bombers offence. Nic Grigsby was superb in his CFL debut in Week 1, and the 25-year-old feels hes just getting started. "As the game went on my game started to come back," said Grigsby, who ran for 122 yards on 21 carries and added a pair of catches for 17. "It got a little slower. I still got a lot of stuff to get better on — just some little things and detail that coaches got on me about to be a better player and have a better game." The Bombers O-line opened up some wide lanes in the run game against the Argos. Winnipegs young tailback has history with one lineman in particular, who pulled from the right tackle spot to be the lead blocker on a couple big Grigsby gains up the middle. "Me and (Dan) Knapp, we went a long way (back)," said the University of Arizona product of his new favourite blocker. "We played against each other in college. He went to Arizona State, my rival, so when we got here in camp we bumped heads a little bit — not bumped heads — but just, you know, the rivalry-type stuff. But now were on the same team. Were in the same boat, and hes pulling for me and everything. I love them guys up front." The head coach isnt taken aback by Grigsbys impressive debut in the slightest. "Nope, didnt surprise me. Hes been steadily getting better all the way through camp," said Mike OShea. "My concern maybe early on was, he might not have taken advantage of every hole that was there, and now hes through it. It was just a matter of him getting comfortable with his vision, with his reads, and the CFL field — the size of it, I think. But hes done well." OShea is enamoured by Grigsbys ability to adapt and pick things up quickly. That goes double when youre protecting a lead late in the game. "One of the things thats impressive is, when were running that last three minutes and we have the ball and youre asking a guy to stay in bounds and slide, you know? For years and years and years American tailbacks come up here, they get in their first game and run out of bounds when we want that clock to run. You tell them and they still do it. But right away, I tell (Grigsby) once, he was sliding in bounds all the time making sure that clock kept running. Obviously hes an intelligent football player and took that instruction, basically in a three-second conversation, and applied it." With running back Will Ford still working to get back into game shape after a hamstring pull, and Paris Cotton out for a few weeks with a knee injury (hes been wearing a heavy brace in light on-ffield workouts during practice), Grigsbys fight to stay healthy enough to play has also impressed the coaching staff. Martinas Rankin Jersey. "Its as good as its going to get right now," scoffed Grigsby playfully. "Everybody is banged-up and bruised. Nobodys at 100 per cent, I dont care who you are, (even) if youre a quarterback. Its day-to-day of getting better. Get your body in the cold tub, getting the therapy, and come ready to play. "You know youve got to be durable in this league. Its all about growing and depending on yourself to actually do the extra little things thats going to keep you on the field." This week sees another challenge, in that the Blue Bombers will try to prepare for their Week 2 opponent — the expansion Ottawa Redblacks — having minimal game film to study. Ottawa had a bye in Week 1. "Were going out there blind to the eye other than what the base preseason games are. And a lot of teams keep preseason really base," said Grigsby of the "vanilla" offence the Redblacks have shown. "Our coaching staff did a great job putting (video) cut-ups of the (Redblacks) coaches that they have now and what they did in the past, so were going to use that to our ability. Come game time there is that adjust-on-the-fly and be ready to go." NOTES: Eleven-year CFL veteran Korey Banks asked the team for his release this week after not securing a job in the teams starting lineup. The club has placed him on the suspended list indefinitely and flown him home to Atlanta... Mike OShea says he doesnt want to tinker too much with a lineup that looked pretty solid in Week 1. National cornerback Donovan Alexander may be ready to return following a calf injury, but Matt Bucknor will continue to start at field corner... Tailback Will Ford (hamstring) may be ready to go as well after missing both preseason games, but Nic Grigsby will start with the ball... Defensive backs Alex Suber (hamstring) and Marty Markett (high-ankle sprain) both still need time to recover and are again out this week... Slotback Cory Watson suffered a hamstring injury in the first half Thursday night and didnt return to the game. The 30-year-old will miss a week, at least, and it appears fellow national receiver Julian Feoli-Gudino, who hauled in a touchdown pass in Watsons second half absence, will start in his place... Defensive tackle Zach Anderson has missed some significant practice time this week with a heel contusion. OShea says he should be ready for the game... Another defensive tackle, Bryant Turner, has been excused from practice this week for the birth of his daughter. The 2013 Eastern All-Star is expected to play against Ottawa. If either Turner or Anderson are unable to go Thursday night, Kashawn Fraser is an option to come off the practice roster and dress.Cheap Soccer Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Hockey Jerseys Nike NFL Jerseys China Cheap Nike MLB Jerseys China Wholesale Baseball Jerseys China Wholesale College Jerseys Cheap Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys Near Me Cheap Jerseys Online Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Authentic Cheap Soccer Jerseys China Cheap NCAA Jerseys Authentic Cheap Nike NBA Jerseys Cheap NHL Jerseys Authentic MLB Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Throwback Jerseys Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China ' ' '
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