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In Canada, hockey is fast becoming the most popular sport. In 1885, the first amateur ice hockey association was established. But what is not reasonable is that the association is charging amateurs a fee. At this stage, athletes begin to use more protective gear to keep their bodies safe, such as the goalkeepers using the leg pads and putting on masks. After that, ice hockey spread to the United States and continental Europe. The Canadian ice hockey team performed for the first time in 1893. 1902 the first ice hockey club in Europe was established in lausanne, Switzerland NHL Coins.


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(STATS) -- Transfer James Tabary has been named the starting quarterback for McNeeses season-opening game Sept. Cheap NBA Jerseys . 3 at home against Tarleton State.First-year coach Lance Guidry said Wednesday the sophomore transfer from Arkansas State outdueled junior Grant Ashcraft in preseason camp. Guidry added Ashcraft will run a series or two in the defending Southland Conference champions first game.It was close, Guidry said. Me and (offensive coordinator Landon) Hoefer talked about the quarterback position in depth. We leaned on some offensive assistants as well and I talked to the defense (coaches) and asked what they thought and wanted their opinion. All of us were hitting on the same thing.Tabary, added Guidry, can make the long throws, the intermediate throws. He can throw the touch passes and can throw what I call face throws which is in front of him moving up in the pocket. And, of course, he can throw out to the side which are the comebacks, back shoulders and fades.Junior Joe Lissard will be McNeeses No. 3 quarterback.The Cowboys finished 10-1 last year, reaching the second round of the FCS playoffs before falling to Southland rival Sam Houston State. Cheap Minnesota Vikings Jerseys . Once again Jordan Cieciwa (@FitCityJordan) and I (@LynchOnSports) go head to head in our picks. Last weekend at UFC Fight Night 32 my #TeamLynch got the best of #TeamJC by a score of 9-6. Let us know which side youre on for UFC 167 use the hashtag #TeamLynch or #TeamJC on Twitter. Cheap Philadelphia Eagles Jerseys . -- Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson asked his players a simple question during Fridays morning shootaround: How many of them had ever been on a team 14 games over . http://www.cheapjerseyschinanfl.com/ . Darren Helm scored on Detroits sixth attempt in the shootout and then Jonas Gustavsson stopped Andrew Shaws shot, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-4 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. Weve all done it. We stand in front of the mirror with the Rocky theme playing in the background and pump our fists, pretending like were climbing the steps in Philadelphia.But have you memorized the entire 2?-minute Rocky II montage? This baby has, and its glorrious. Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping. Those one-handed push-ups might not be as clean as Rockys, but this baby is definitely ready to take on the day. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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The Chinese League of Legends Pro League (LPL) has traditionally been the second best region in League of Legends, often only falling short of South Korea and typically dominating Western and Taiwanese teams. Eli Apple Jersey . China, as a region, is known to play an aggressive style and enjoys teamfighting. However, more than aggression, Chinese teams have a history of being proactive and using fights to achieve objective goals rather than mindlessly clobbering the opponent in hopes of getting something done.It is with this mindset that China has traditionally found success at Worlds, having a representative in each bracket stage since 2012. This included two consecutive World finals appearances in 2013 and 2014.Season 2 (2012)World Elite: 5th-8thInvictus Gaming: 5th-8thChinas first World Championship had most people in the dark about the teams. Apart from World Elites (WE) sixth place flounder at IGN ProLeague Face Off: San Francisco Showdown and respectable top-8 finish at Azubu The Champions Summer 2012, there werent many eyes on Chinese teams. The team certainly stumbled internationally a bit at IPL and Champions, but once Jungler Ming Clearlove Kai and Support Feng Fzzf Zhuo-Jun joined the roster to supplement AD Carry Gao Weixiao Xue-Cheng, things started to get cooking. Invictus Gaming (iG) was certainly strong in its own right as well, with solo laners Liu PDD Mou and Liu Zzitai Zhi-Hao being exceptional carries for the team, fueling their aggressive style.Generally, Chinese teams had some advantages when it came to teamfighting and wave management, especially in the case of World Elite. It was questionable if WEs skill would translate over against Western teams this time around, but things were looking good with a new roster intact. However, its important to note that Chinese patches were delayed compared to the west. This inhibited the Chinese teams ability to practice and was a factor going into Worlds.World Elite and iG represented China quite well at their first World Championship, as iG was only unable to defeat Azubu Frost in groups, and World Elite controversially may have lost a series due to technical difficulties. Both teams were nestled in top-8, but World Elite could have placed even higher if not for the aforementioned technical difficulties. Nevertheless, World Elite and iG showed some fight and two top-8 teams was just the beginning of Chinas international success.Season 3 (2013)Royal Club: 2ndOh My God: 5th-8thChina came into the Season 3 World Championship as a serious threat yet again, generally on the heels of South Korea in the international pecking order. Royal Club and Oh My God came in as the representatives for the LPL, with Oh My God looking to be the best team in China for most of the year and Royal Club rising up later in the split.Coming into the tournament, many expected the typical Chinese aggression from the two teams as OMG became well-known for tower diving and forcing teamfights when it could. Royal Club didnt necessarily fall under that category, but the team that upset WE was definitely known for its mechanical monster at AD carry, Jian Uzi Zhi-Hao. Meanwhile, OMG was a more all-around threat with Gao Gogoing Di-Ping, Yu Cool Jia-Jun and Yin LoveLin Le all being terrifying in their own right.Chinas world performance at Season 3 was strong and if it were not for the bracket, both teams very well may have had a shot at top 4. OMG matched SKT in groups as both teams dropped a game while Royal eagerly sat in the quarterfinal for its opponent. It turned out to be a match of the fellow countrymen, and though OMG was the perceived stronger team, Royal notched its second straight win and advanced to the semifinals for China. Eventually, Royal would crash with EUs Fnatic and pulled out a 3-1 victory, earning itself a date with SK Telecom T1 in the finals. Unfortunately, it was really no contest as the South Korean juggernaut crushed Royal 3-0.Season 4 (2014)Star Horn Royal Club: 2ndOh My God: 4thEDward Gaming: 5th-8thA year past and its still pretty clear that LPL is the second best region in the world, as the elite continue to only fall to the South Korean elite. The buzz going around internationally was that EDward Gaming was very much in contention for the title, being the fusion of World Elite players, Clearlove and Fzzf, and newer players Ceng U Long and Tong Koro1 Yang. All that was centered around the man that carried Peng Aluka Zhen-Ming and Positive Energy to an LPL title, the elite AD carry Zhu NaMei Jia-Wen.OMG and SHRC were a little more lukewarm in terms of expectations, as both had clear synergy issues during the regular season. However, both still packed the same punch in terms of talent, with OMG still sporting its star players from the years past and Royal Club still having the eccentric AD, Uzi. LPL performed admirably yet again as all teams were able to make it out of the group stages, but EDG in particular looked shaky, having to go into a tiebreaker game against Taiwanese underdog, ahq e-Sports Club.NaMei, largely considered as the best AD carry in the world, was also not clearly in his best form. It wasnt terribly surprising that EDG lost to Royal Club in quarters, but in the scope of the year, was a shocker. China unfortunately had another team kill as Royal Club faced OMG -- who had just thrashed Najin Shield 3-0 in its own quarterfinal matchup -- in the semifinals. Royal Club pulled out yet crazy upset over OMG and was the first organization to make it to two straight World Championship finals. Unfortunately, the final was very similar to last year; Samsung White was perhaps an even more formidable foe than SKT. Royal did win a game, but it wasnt the most serious of wins, as Samsung White was known for habitually trolling when it knew it was the superior team. One measly win was still far from what the LPL wanted that year.Season 5 (2015)EDward Gaming: 5th-8thLGD Gaming: 9th-11thInvictus Gaming: 14th-16thAfter a few years of playing second fiddle, this was really the year that LPL had a shot to surpass its regional neighbor, South Korea. After a large portion of South Koreas star players made its way to China following the end of Season 4, the already talented Chinese lineups became even more heavily bolstered. While language was clearly a problem at first, over time LGD and EDG proved to become teams that could easily rival the South Korean squads for the title, rather than just an if. Invictus Gaming was more of a wildcard, the team that found enough synergy for one patch to get into the tournament, with mid laner Song Rookie Eui-jin being particularly fantastic.LGD was largely seen as favorites to take the whole tournament. Its all-star roster, save for weak-link jungler Zhu TBQ Yong-Quan, and stellar domestic performance in the LPL Summer playoffs had analysts raving about the team. EDG had just won the Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) before summer and actually beat SKT in a best of 5, building a strong comp against Lee Faker Sang-hyeoks undefeated LeBlanc to close it out. Clearlove had even risen to be one of the best, if not, the best jungler in the world.However, all the expectations eventually crashed down on the LPL. After years of strong performances internationally, LGD and iG found themselves completely unable to return to their qualifying form and drowned in groups where Western teams actually finished ahead of them. EDG managed to make it out, but it was clearly ailing as well, not putting up the strongest of performances with Shek AmazingJ Wai Ho in top lane. The end was sad as EDG even had chances to defeat Fnatic, but were ultimately outclassed by the European squad and its second straight exit in worlds quarterfinals. After years of consistency, it was shocking to see the LPL crash so hard, but its always possible at tournaments, especially in League of Legends when meta changes always happen before the World Championship. Weston Richburg Jersey . 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CHARLOTTE, N. Delvin Breaux Jersey .C. --?Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton called speculation over why he was benched for the first series of Sundays loss at Seattle falsified stories.The reigning NFL MVP said Thursday that the truth was just as he and coach Ron Rivera had said after the game.I violated the wardrobe [policy], and thats it, said Newton, who was punished for not wearing the required tie on the flight to Seattle. You dont have to dig into certain stories that I violated curfew, was out at a club, somebody was calling the room. I still stand by Coach Riveras decision, and thats just a warning for everybody.At no point in time -- or even still -- do I think Im above the law. I never thought that. Im not that type of player.Newton said the whole situation could have been prevented had he had the proper attire for the trip.He said those who dont believe him dont really know him.When you start hearing falsified stories from the people that really know you, thats when it really affects you, he said. And I havent.It is what it is.Asked whether hes been treated fairly this season, Newton said, If I was trying to impress every single person that thought I was an a--h---, then I would be drained. Im me.There also has been speculation that Newtons numbers are down this season because he had too much going on during the offseason with his Nickelodeon television series and other outside interests and that he didnt properly prepare.Newton threw a career-high 35 touchdown passes to go along with 10 rushing touchdowns en route to the MVP award a year ago, when Carolina went 15-1 during the regular season and reached the Super Bowl.During this 4-8 season, he has only 14 touchdown passes and five rushing touchdowns, and his 54.7 completion percentage has him on target for a career low.Newton said that preparation has nothing to do with his drop in statistics or the team record.Distractions come every single day, from family, from media, from workload, he said. Its my job to put myself in the best situation to succeed. I understand were not having the season we wanted to have, but theres no need for people to just maliciously go out and say, Well, he was doing too much. He was doing this. Hes worried about this.Thats the easy route.Rivera said he was very comfortable with his quarterbacks preparation, adding that people dont see the amount of time Newton puts in during the offseason or season.Thats unfortunate and disappointing that people draw conclusions based off other things, Rivera said. The young man is dedicated, and when he comes here, its phenomenal.Newton couldnt say whether he would do the Nickelodeon show again during the offseason.Life is bigger than football, he said. So if youre questioning certain things that Im doing, I have a whole other list of requirements and duties that I need to take care of.Outside of football I do have a life. Football takes up a lot of my life, and I appreciate it. This is the life I chose. Im not complaining. All Im telling you and just everybody is Im human. 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CHAPEL HILL, N. Devon Kennard Jersey .C. -- Mitch Trubisky kept scanning the field, delivering the ball on target with a cool composure for North Carolina -- down to when he made the games biggest play in the frantic final seconds.The junior threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Bug Howard with 2 seconds left to help the Tar Heels rally past Pittsburgh 37-36 on Saturday in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for two teams that finished 1-2 atop the Coastal Division last season.We had talked about before the game that we had an opportunity to establish the identity of this football team, UNC coach Larry Fedora said. And I can say theres a lot of grit in this football team for one, a lot of toughness -- all the intangibles that we need to be successful.Trubisky threw for career highs of 453 yards and five touchdowns for the Tar Heels (3-1, 1-0 ACC). His main target was Ryan Switzer, who tied a program record with 16 catches for 208 yards and a score.The Tar Heels never led until the final play and trailed by 13 with 6 minutes left. But Trubisky led a 17-play, 63-yard drive that included three fourth-down conversions in a stunning finish, sending UNCs players running onto the field to celebrate once they stopped Pitts final-play kick return.Everybody believed, man, Howard said. We had some fans leaving and stuff, people was giving up on us after they scored that last touchdown. But the defense had our back, we had their back, we told them if theyd get one more stop, were going to make it happen.Quadree Henderson ran for 107 yards to for the Panthers (2-2, 0-1), who ran for 281 yards but went three-and-out on their last two drives to give UNC its opening.When something like that (comeback) happens, you have to look at yourself first: Did I do everything I needed to do to get us a victory? Pitt defensive end Ejuan Price said. I think that answer is no.THE TAKEAWAYPITTSBURGH: Simply put, the Panthers have to get better against the pass. Dating to last weeks loss at Oklahoma State, Pitt has surrendered 993 yards through the air couldnt get a stop late -- even as coach Pat Narduzzi said he thought the team was a lot sounder this week.I thought our coaches did a great job putting them in position to make plays today, Narduzzi said. It comes down to, `Is that going to be a catch at the end?NORTH CAROLINA: Maybe the Tar Heels have a little more toughness than it appeared early. Trubisky has settled into a mistake-free groove, and this could be a springboard for a team looking to repeat last years run of 11 straight wins to a division title.GROUND GAMESPittsburgh averaged 5.1 yards per carry even after losing 28 yards on a bad first-quarter snap, with James Conner among four players to rush for TDs. The Panthers held the Tar Heels to 18 yards rushing.CLUTCHThe Tar Heels completed all four of their fourth-down chances, the three on the final drive. Trubisky squeezed one throw through to Switzer on a fourth-and-6 for 15 yards, connected with Austin Proehl on another fourth-and-6 for 13 yards then went back to Switzer on for nine yards on fourth-and-9 with 51 seconds left.THE FINAL SEQUENCEThe Tar Heels had no timeouts as they got a first-and-goal from Pittsburghs 4-yard line with 31 seconds left.Trubisky couldnt connect with Howard on first down, then called a run play to Elijah Hood that was stopped in a time-burning pileup at the 2.As the clock ticked inside of 10 seconds, the Tar Heels lined up quickly for the winning throw.They gave us a look we wanted for the fade and Bug made a fantastic catch, Trubisky said, but credit to everyone for knowing their job, getting lined up and running it, because the clock was running and that was crucial.PREGAME PROTESTA section of fans in the UNC student section raised their fists and remained seated in protest during the pregame national anthem. 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"We had to dig deep with our fighting spirit and weve done that," United striker Wayne Rooney said. At the AFLW recruitment table, getting the right balance of age, skills and high performance experience will be critical to success.Never before have the 218 AFLW players carried the weight of such unmatched investment in front of the watchful eye of an adoring but demanding AFL public.With hopes of little girls resting on their shoulders, players abilities to cope and perform well under such pressure will go a long way to determining the type of reception future women in their position will receive, and justify the AFLs implementation of such a game-changing initiative.With club lists now settled ahead to the leagues debut season, ESPN has taken a look to 2017, and what to expect from each side.Adelaide, balancing speed and endurance, expect to be a contender at every contest. But the Crows boast few players with exhibition match experience, making them vulnerable under expected AFLW pressure. The injection of Western Australian stars Chelsea Randall and Kellie Gibson will bolster their homegrown talents. Adelaides exciting youngsters such as Ebony Marinoff and emerging ruck Sarah Allan are promising but will need support if the team is have a chance at the flag.With few players older than 25, fearless forward Tayla Harris, agile small Shaleise Law, versatile tall Tahlia Randall and reliable defender Emily Bates will form Brisbanes nucleus for many years. Imports Katelyn Ashmore (Victoria) and Jess Wueschtner (WA) add speed and skill, and Sabrina Frederick Traub (WA) will stretch opposition defences in size and strength. Victorian defender Nicole Hildebrand might be the star pick with her courageous ball-winning ability. The performances of older Queensland stateswomen such as Emma Zielke and Leah Kaslar will be vital if the Lions are to be in the premiership hunt.There is no pattern to Carltons list other than theyve got depth everywhere and have a little of everything needed to cope with any situation. Darcy Vescio and Brianna Davey, Australias most versatile players, will smash you on the scoreboard then intercept across half back on the next play. And the rest of the squad? Talls. Smalls. Insiders. Outsiders. Attackers. Shut down players. Carlton will be able to cover whatever their rivals throw at them, making them a likely contender for the AFLW premiership.Collingwood boast five of AFLWs most dangerous forwards - Moana Hope, Sarah DArcy, Jessica Cameron, Jasmine Garner and Lauren Tesorerio, who can debilitate the best defender. Their defence runs just as deep, with none better than Nicola Stevens, AFLWs best defensive pressure kick and a rare contested mark. Defenders Steph Chiocci and Penny Cula Reids execution will hurt teams on the rebound. The Pies shallow inside midfield depth will see them scrap at stoppages but their outside runners are quality and ruck Emma King is brilliant. Wayne Gallman Jersey. . If offence wins games and defence wins championships, then Collingwood could be two thirds of their way to the premiership.If stemming the talent flow to other states was Fremantles first challenge, enticing coach Michelle Cowan from the Demons was their first win. The Dockers will be dangerous by foot through Kara Donnellan and the sublime Kirby Bentley, who fans will adore. Their young defence featuring Ebony Antonio and Hayley Miller is elite, but losing key forwards interstate has left them vulnerable. Goal kicker Amy Lavells return to the game is a positive while forward Kira Phillips rare talent will need consistency. Balancing elite athleticism and skill make Fremantle one of the competitions most hunted teams.Greater Western Sydney plugged their experience gap by recruiting nine interstate players. Emma Swanson (WA) and Jessica Dal Pos (Victoria) will support midfielders Nicola Barr and Maddie Collier. Victorians Phoebe McWilliams and Louise Stephenson will add much-needed height and forward strength. The Giants harvested the ample junior NSW talent now flowing upwards. Erin McKinnon, 18 in December and the AFLWs youngest player, will shoulder the Giants ruck work. Forward Kate Stanton, 18, will also impress. The Giants need their local senior talent to stand up if they are going to be in the mix.Pre-signing the experienced Daisy Pearce, Karen Paxman, Elise ODea and Melissa Hickey bode well for Melbourne. On draft day they deviated from experience however, recruiting 18 players who have played no more than one year of VFL football. All-Australian 18-year-olds Deanna Berry, Katherine Smith, Lily Mithen, and their junior state team peer, Jasmine Grierson, will be stars of the future, as will Jess Anderson. But have Melbourne gone too young, too soon? The Demons coach, former TAC Cup premiership coach Michael Stinear, whose ability to get immediate results with young players is revered, may be the key ingredient to their AFLW success.The Western Bulldogs might be a premiership contender due to their long list of midfielders. With stoppages the critical feature of coach Paul Groves success, it was no surprise they made emerging midfielder Jamie Lambert their first draft pick. Add hard-hitting Hayley Wildes and Hannah Scott to elite runners, Ellie Blackburn and Emma Kearney, and the Dogs should own the inside football. Katie Brennan will play a greater running role than her previous forward days too, while the recruitment of four genuine rucks in Tiarna Ernst, Lauren Spark, Courtney Clarkson and Aasta OConnor will well serve Groves game plan.AFLW teams started their five-month training programs on November 21. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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PORTLAND, Ore. Cheap Buccaneers Hoodies Jerseys . -- The Portland Trail Blazers formally signed guard CJ McCollum to a four-year contract extension Wednesday.The terms of the deal were not disclosed by the team, but a person familiar with it told The Associated Press on Monday that it is worth $106 million.The extension, which takes effect after the upcoming season, will keep McCollum in Portland through the 2020-21 season.McCollum posted a photo of the signing on Instagram.Im ecstatic to be able to extend my career in Portland and grateful for the trust and the opportunity the organization has provided for me, he said in a statement. Since I arrived in Oregon Ive considered it home and look forward to building something special, not only on the court, but in the community as well.The Blazers also announced that the team had signed restricted free agent Maurice Harkless. The forward had announced the deal Tuesday via Twitter.McCollum was named the NBAs 2016 Most Improved Player after averaging 20.8 points, 3.2 rebounds and 4.3 assists during the regular season. He raised his scoring average by more than 14 points over the previous season.The 24-year-old guard became a starter in the Blazers backcourt with Damian Lillard last season after four of the teams starters left in the offseason.McCollum was the 10th overall selection in the 2013 NBA draft out of Lehigh. Hes averaged 12.7 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists over his three seasons in Portland.But last year he was given a chance to shine on one of the youngest rosters in the league. The Blazers were considered a team that was rebuilding but they overachieved, earning the fifth seed in the Western Conference and advancing to the second round of the playoffs.McCollum averaged 20.5 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists in the postseason.CJ is a foundational player and an essential member of the core of this team, said Neil Olshey, the Blazers president of basketball operations We are excited about his long term commitment to our organization.His 14-point improvement last season was the most since Tony Campbell improved from an average of 6.2 points to 23.2 points with Minnesota from the 1988-89 season to the 1989-90 season.McCollum also finished the regular season with 197 3-pointers to rank ninth in the league and fourth most for the Blazers in one season. He scored in double figures in 79 games.Harkless signed a four-year contract with the Blazers worth a reported $40 million.The Blazers acquired Harkless in a trade with the Orlando Magic and he averaged 6.3 points and 3.6 rebounds in 78 games overall last season. He filled a key role late in the regular season when Meyers Leonard injured his shoulder, and averaged 12 points and 6.5 rebounds over the final 11 games.Harkless, who played one season at St. Johns, was the 15th overall pick in the 2012 draft by Philadelphia. He was traded to Orlando before the 2012-13 season in the same deal that sent Dwight Howard to the Lakers. Authentic Buccaneers Hoodies . But when it comes to determining if Raymond will find a place on the Leafs roster when training camp concludes in a week, well, that decision will ultimately fall to the head coach. Mike Alstott Hoodie . 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Robson, a lefty with a fairly big serve who beat Kim Clijsters in the final match of the four-time major champions career, is nonplussed by it all. "I didnt even know about it until you (told) me," Robson said when asked about the significance of some of her milestones. "I just focus on, you know, playing my match, things like that. Things that actually matter." And she noted: "I dont go into the match thinking, If I win this, Im going to be top-30." Needless to say, the attention paid to her by the locals is increasing: Photos of Robson were all over the front pages of Saturdays newspapers, and she was thrilled with the vocal support she heard on Court 2 against Erakovic. The spectators got so loud that their roars could be heard across the grounds at Centre Court. "I dont think they had much to support in the first set," Robson joked, "but they were amazing. I thought they helped a lot." That sort of focus and backing only will increase in a place desperate for tennis success; the last British woman to win Wimbledon was Virginia Wade in 1977. Thats nothing, of course, compared to the wait since 1936 for a male champion at the All England Club, but its enough to get everyone around here rather excited about Robson. "Its good to do well, especially at Wimbledon," said Robson, currently ranked 38th. "But Im going to be playing for, like, another 10 years, so its all bonuses for now." Playing for a second day in a row, Robson did not start well. Not at all. "I was getting my butt kicked, basically," Robson said. "I was really struggling to return her serrve. Buccaneers Hoodies Jerseys Outlet. She was playing really well. So I just thought: Just going to try as best as I can, work as hard as possible and just stick with it until she starts to get nervous -- which is what happened." Indeed, the 71st-ranked Erakovic, who was trying to become the first woman from New Zealand to get to Wimbledons fourth round since 1959, was up a set and a break and served for the match at 5-4 in the second. But she set up a break point with one of her eight double-faults, and Robson pulled even at 5-all. "I think anyone would be tightening up serving for the match in that situation. And (I) knew that she hadnt made the fourth round of a Slam. That was what I was told," said Robson, who eliminated 10th-seeded Maria Kirilenko in her opening match. "So I kind of just tried to put the pressure on her serve, and she made a couple of double-faults, which helped me. But I knew that that was my chance to get in her head a little bit, and thats what I did." After holding to go up 6-5, Robson got a set point when Erakovic double-faulted to make it 30-40. Then came a key moment. Robson barely got a return back that looped high and just caught the edge of a line, but was called out before Erakovic finished hitting what would have been a winner. Robson successfully challenged the "out" ruling, the point was replayed, and Erakovic double-faulted yet again to cede the set. From there, Robson took complete control, building a 4-0 lead in the third set. After Wimbledons traditional day of rest on the middle Sunday, Robson moves on to Week 2 at Wimbledon. On Monday, she will face 46th-ranked Kaia Kanepi of Estonia, a four-time major quarterfinalist who beat 126th-ranked wild-card entry Alison Riske of the United States 6-2, 6-3. "Its now my second time in the second week of a Slam, so thats pretty cool. Except at the U.S. Open, I played on the Sunday, so it didnt quite feel like a second week," Robson said, "and my brother said it didnt count." Well, as far as all of a certain country is concerned, this one most certainly will count. 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SEATTLE -- This city is home to grunge rock gods, tech billionaires and a ubiquitous retail giant. Brandon McManus Jersey . Downtown, a King holds court in the summer and a recent Super Bowl champion dominates sports-talk radio in the fall.Surrounded by mountains and water, there is plenty to do in and around the Emerald City, and it does not rain quite as much as its reputation suggests.For Washingtons Chris Petersen, college footballs most unassuming star coach, Seattle is the perfect place to build a powerhouse program on a foundation of well-ordered priorities.While Nick Saban, Urban Meyer, Jim Harbaugh and Dabo Swinney could stop traffic in their towns, Petersen can spend a day at the mall or a night out with his wife without drawing so much as a Good luck, coach here.I dont think Chris Petersen minds at all. Other college coaches probably would. I think it fits right to the nature and personality of Petersen that he doesnt have to be the center of attention, said former Washington quarterback and Seattle radio host Brock Huard.Of course, it is only year three for Petersen at U-Dub. If the sixth-ranked Huskies (10-1, 7-1 Pac-12) keep playing as they have this season, Petersen might reach the celebrity status in Seattle currently held by Mariners Cy Young Award winner King Felix Hernandez, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, or Wilsons coach, Pete Carroll -- whether he likes it or not. (He will not).Washington is two victories away from its first Pac-12 championship since 2000 and maybe a spot in the College Football Playoff. Not since Don James was regularly taking the Huskies to Rose Bowls from 1975-92 have Washington fans felt so comfortable with their coach.Petersen, 52, has a runners wiry frame, a just-right wave in his salt-and-pepper hair that would make an anchorman jealous and an aw-shucks demeanor. He loves the water and his office view of Lake Washington and Mount Rainier. He comes across as an effortlessly cool dad.The son of a high school and junior college football coach from Northern California, Petersen did not want to follow in his father Rons footsteps growing up in Yuba City.I would go to his games and I think I would care more about winning and losing more than half the players that I saw on the sidelines, Petersen said recently in his office. And I would tell my Mom, like, there is no way I would coach and let 18 year olds control my happiness.To this day shes like, `Dont complain to me. You knew what you were getting yourself into.Petersen played quarterback at Division II UC Davis, undersized but fast. He was a star at a place where the team shared its locker room with students and faculty.I think theres certainly no sense of entitlement coming out of somewhere like that, Petersen said. We didnt have anything. We had pads and football gear. We didnt have any sweats or shirts or any of that stuff. I think we bought our own cleats.Petersen worked his way up the career ladder carefully and somewhat reluctantly to become head coach at Boise State.Every job Ive taken Ive not wanted to go, but just felt like I need to do this, he said.Petersen helped turn the Broncos into the standard by which all college football overachievers are judged. Boise State went 92-12 in eight seasons under Petersen, winning two Fiesta Bowls and frequently forcing itself into the national championship discussion.No matter how many giants the Broncos slayed, no matter how much attention and praise was heaped on them, Petersen never allowed them to feel as if they had made it. He used a cramped room under Broncos Stadium to get his message across, dispatching players and coaches there for positional meetings and film study.Very much like a dungeon. No heat. Cold. Youd have to roll your TV and your VCR in and out of there, said Montana State coach Jeff Choate, who worked for Petersen for eight years at Boise and Washington. And the point was that youve got to remember where you came from and youve got to have that humble and hungry attitude.Petersen could have left Boise State sooner. Stanford and others came after him.I had left Boise State because I didnt think Chris was ever going to, said Choate, who rejoined Petersen in Seattle in 2014.When Southern California fired Lane Kiffin, USC made a run at Petersen. For reasons that are obvious to anyone who knows him, Petersen passed on the glitz of Los Angeles. USC then hired former Trojans assistant Steve Sarkisian away from Washington. That was the job that made sense to Petersen, and in some ways it has worked out even better than he thought it would.Hands down the thing that I completely underestimated that has been the biggest surprise, the most pleasant surprise of me coming over here is I just blend in, Petersen said. I didnt blend in at all in Boise. Its small. Here its so big. Theres pro sports. Theres everything else. Theres people that dont even know about sports. I appreciate that and I like that.In Seattle, he found a program Sarkisian had revived from its darkest days, including an 0-12 season in 2008. The challenge for Petersen was to move Washington from pretty good back to the top of the Pac-12.The first thing that had to change was the way the players interacted with each other.Theres a saying he says that I like, senior offensive tackle Jake Eldrenkamp said. Its not just about respecting your teammate. A lot of people say you dont have to like him you just have to respect him. But with Coach Pete its youve got to respect him and youve got to like the guy.Petersen and his staff shuffled lockers and meeting seats to move players away from their friends and position groups. Players had to learn the hometowns and high schools of their teammates. The names of siblings and parents.The next step was bringing in more of what became known at Boise State under Petersen as OKGs: Our Kind of Guys. Petersen wants players who live for football, but understand there is more to life.Seventy-five percent of the time hes talking to the team its about your character. What type of person you should be, you want to be, and just doing the right thing all times, linebacker Keishawn Bierria said. Life outside football. Thats really what he talks about.There is much to life outside of football in this part of the Pacific Northwest. Amazon is headquartered in Seattle. Microsoft is in nearby Redmond. Bill Gates lives here and his Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen, owns the Seahawks. Seattles music scene produced Pearl Jam and Nirvana and it is the city that gave the world Starbucks.Petersen can tap into all of what Seattle and the University of Washington provides to mold his OKGs. And when things dont go so well for the Huskies on Saturday, he can always change the subject.How `bout those Seahawks? Im taking all questions about `em, Petersen began his first Monday media availability of the year that followed a loss .It worked for about a minute, but if there is one coach of a top-10 team who could blend in at his own news conference, its Petersen.---More AP college football: www.collegefootball.ap.org and https://twitter.com/AP-Top25 .---Follow AP College Football Writer Ralph D. 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SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium -- Max Verstappen has continued defending his driving at the Belgian Grand Prix, saying Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel should be ashamed for blaming him for their Turn 1 collision.Starting from a career-best second, a slow getaway saw Verstappen drop behind both Ferrari drivers off the line. He then cut inside of Raikkonen on the short run down to La Source, with the Finnish driver also contending with Ferrari teammate Vettel on the outside.As he turned in Vettel made contact with Raikkonen on the outside, before Raikkonen made contact with Verstappen -- forcing all three men to pit at the end of the first lap and dropping them out of contention. Both drivers blamed Verstappen for the incident and also questioned his antics later in the race, which saw him force the Ferraris wide at Les Combes in separate incidents.However, Verstappen is adamant two of the grids most experienced and decorated drivers should know better than to lay all the blame at his feet.I think they should be ashamed to cause a crash like that with their amount of experience and then complain about me, Verstappen told Dutch press after the racce. Domata Peko Jersey. Then they dont have to make a drama about what happened afterwards. They have to understand Im not happy with them screwing up my entire race.Verstappen thinks the blame should be given to Vettel for turning in so early on the outside.?There was room for three cars. When I got alongside Kimi, he started squeezing me. If Vettel hadnt turned in and left one more metre of room, we would have all gotten through. On the video you can clearly see when Vettel turns in, he drives into Raikkonen. 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MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins were savoring a rare victory, thanks to pitcher Jose Fernandezs latest gem. Nike Huarache NM For Sale . A team official attempted to engage the rookie in a discussion as highlights of his performance began showing on the clubhouse television. Mesmerized, Fernandez walked away from the conversation and toward the TV. "Come on, dude," the Marlins official grumbled. "Hey, I want to see this, bro," Fernandez replied. For the 20-year-old Cuban defector, its all new -- pitching in the majors, winning games, seeing himself on TV. When hes not on the mound, he often hangs over the dugout railing, captivated by the action and cheering on a team with the worst record in the majors. If Fernandez acts as though hes trying to enjoy every moment, he is. "I keep saying, Im here, and I want to have fun," he said. While fun has been in short supply for the Marlins, Fernandez is making their season more bearable. The precocious right-hander is 4-3, remarkable considering the rest of the pitching staff began the week a combined 17-44. Heading into Wednesdays start at Arizona, Fernandez ranks among the top three rookies in the majors in ERA (3.11) , strikeouts per inning (77 in 72 1-3) and opposing batting average (.210). Such statistics are all the more impressive because he doesnt turn 21 until July 31. Fernandez became the first pitcher under 21 to allow less than two runs and less than four hits in each of his first two career starts since 1965. And in his most recent outing, Fernandez became the first pitcher under 21 to strike out 10 or more since Felix Hernandez with Seattle in 2007. "Hes similar to Felix when he was younger," two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay said. "He has that presence and that kind of stuff. If he continues to develop, he could be one of those guys." Fernandez smiles when such praise is relayed to him, but then he smiles much of the time, mindful of how far he has come. The 90 miles from Cuba to Florida is a long way. "It has been pretty hard for me to get here -- not to the big leagues, but to the United States," he said. "Living in Cuba for 15 years taught me a lot. Life over there is pretty tough. Im incredibly blessed to be in the United States." Fernandezs first three attempts to defect were foiled, and the youngster spent several months in prison. Finally he escaped the island by boat with his mother, and when she fell into the Yucatan Channel, he jumped in and pulled her out. They made it to Mexico and eventually reunited in Tampa, Fla., with his father, who had escaped from Cuba two years earlier. At Tampa Alonso High School, Fernandez began hearing he was destined for greatness. He learned to speak fluent English while contemplating stardom and plotting a persona. "Its great to be humble," he said, sounding like a country song. "People will love you more in the long run. I dont want to be just a good pitcher. I want to be a great example on the field." The hype about Fernandez has been justified. He went 30-3 in three prep seasons, helped his team win two state titles and was taken by the Marlins with the 14th overall pick in the 2011 draft. He went 14-2 with a 2.02 ERA in 27 minor-league starts, none above Single-A, and cracked the Marlins rotation with a strong spring. "He has the ability to execute pitches like only a handful of guys Ive ever seen," Miami manager Mike Redmond said. At 6-foot-2 and 242 pounds, Fernandez is physically mature for his age, and his repertoire is also advanced. Many of his strikeouts come on a slider or curve, which hell throw even on a 3-2 count, and this year he added an effective changeup to go with his fastball, which is consistently in the mid-90s and peaks at 98 mph. "Hes so polished for a young pitcher," Redmond said. "Its amazing how good his secondary pitches are." The Marlins have been careful with the youngsters workload, and theyll likely limit him to no more than 170 innings this year. But he wants to be a workhorse and was pleased to throw a career-high 107 pitches to beat the high-scoring Cardinals in his most recent start, especially after giving up two runs in the first inning. "I compete my butt off," he said. "It doesnt matter who Im facing. It could be the best hitter in the world; it could be my mom. I compete and compete and compete and compete, and thats what everybody is going to get out of me every time." Was it a thrill to beat the Cardinals? Heck, it was a thrill just to meet them. "One of the special moments in the game: The first time I went up to hit, Yadier Molina was catching," Fernandez said. "I look up to that guy. When they won the World Series, I saw him catch and I said, Man, I wish one day I could shake his hand. 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But teammate David Backes missed five games earlier this season with the same surgery.Its not a fun little procedure hes going through, Backes said, but hes in the hands of great doctors and hopefully hell be back even sooner than I was.Pastrnak has only one goal in the last four games, but six in the last seven and his 19, four more than all of last season, are more than twice anyone else on the roster.He is also a team-best plus-15 and is second in the NHL to Sidney Crosby in goals.Its never easy when you hear that kind of news for one of your better players this year, so those are challenges you have to face and get through, coach Claude Julien said Saturday. Well certainly do our best to get some wins here without him.Peter Budaj, the workhorse Kings goalie with Jonathan Quick expected to be out until mid-February, shut down Sidney Crosby and the high-scoring Penguins in a 1-0 overtime victory on Friday night, shouldnt have as much trouble with the offensively challenged Bruins without Pastrnak. Boston has scored two goals or less in 21 of its 32 games.In Pittsburgh, Budaj, pulled from his previous start in Buffalo in the first game of the trip, made 39 saves in ending the Penguins seven-game winning streak.Thats the most important thing is to win, said Budaj, who notched his third shutout of the season after Quick was lost in the opener. The shutout is like the cherry on the cake. It feels great.The Bruins have lost five of their last six, getting at least one point in three of the six. 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BERLIN -- Bayern Munich conceded for the first time and labored to maintain its winning start to the Bundesliga while Borussia Dortmund underlined its title credentials with another rout on Saturday.Rafinha sealed Bayerns 3-1 home win over Ingolstadt after the visitors missed a host of chances to equalize, while Dortmund thrashed Darmstadt 6-0 to follow Wednesdays 6-0 win over Legia Warsaw in the Champions League.Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti was forced to rotate with David Alaba, Philipp Lahm, Thomas Mueller and Mats Hummels all out.Dario Lezcano stunned the home fans by scoring in the eighth minute. It was the first goal Bayern had conceded in six games across all competitions. Mathew Leckie raced down the left and crossed for Lezcano to shoot past the despairing Manuel Neuer into the top right corner.Lezcano went close again minutes later before Robert Lewandowski equalized with a brilliant chip from a closing angle over Ingolstadt `keeper Orjan Nyland.But Bayern seemed to be lacking its usual intensity and sharpness, and Leckie fired over and then forced Neuer into action again before the break.Xabi Alonso put Bayern ahead early in the second half with a hammer-strike inside the left post from outside the penalty area after Franck Ribery laid the ball back. Ribery also set up Lewandowskis opener.Neuer pulled off a good save to deny Leckie before Ingolstadt substitute Lukas Hinterseer fired wide with only the `keeper to beat, and Thiago Alcantara was fortunate not be penalized for bringing down Ingolstadts Pascal Gross in the penalty area.Rafinha settled the home sides nerves in the 84th, again set up by Ribery. It was the defenders first goal since April 2013.Sometimes we need to suffer, Ancelotti said.BORUSSIA DORTMUND 6, DARMSTADT 0Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel managed the sides second consecutive 6-0 win with Mario Goetze, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and Marc Bartra on the bench.Dortmund led only 1-0 at the break despite dominating.Then Adrian Ramos doubled the lead, and Christian Pulisic swept the ball home for his first Bundesliga gooal of the season, a day before he turns 18. Ben Roethlisberger Jersey. Dortmunds task was made easier when Peter Niemeyer was sent off in the 57th for a second yellow card after a bad challenge on Adrian Ramos.Gonzalo Castro scored his second with his heel, Sebastian Rode made it 5-0 with his, and Emre Mor earned his first Bundesliga goal with two minutes remaining.We controlled the game in every respect and gave our fans a great afternoon, Tuchel said.BORUSSIA MOENCHENGLADBACH 4, WERDER BREMEN 1Bremens third successive defeat in the late game, the clubs fourth including the German Cup first-round exit, increased the pressure on visiting coach Viktor Skripnik.Two goals each from Thorgan Hazard and Raffael in the first half put `Gladbach in full control by the break.The visitors improved and fully deserved Serge Gnabrys spectacular volley with just over 15 minutes remaining, but any slim hopes of a comeback were dented when Aron Johannsson was shown red for something he said to the referee.Skripnik, who joined Bremen as a player in 1996, won the double in 2004 when he retired and began coaching in the clubs youth setup. He took over the top job in October 2014.EINTRACHT FRANKFURT 2, BAYER LEVERKUSEN 1Leverkusen slumped to its second defeat from three games after Javier Chicharito Hernandez struck a penalty against the post with two minutes remaining.Eintracht Frankfurt captain Alexander Meier scored early in the second half, and Chicharito equalized on the hour-mark to ensure Leverkusen scored for the 15th consecutive Bundesliga game, a league record.However, Marco Fabian claimed what proved to be the winner for Frankfurt in the 79th, and Leverkusen rued the cost of Chicharitos late penalty miss.Elsewhere, promoted Leipzig impressed with four goals in the second half to defeat Hamburger SV 4-0 away, and Hoffenheim held visiting Wolfsburg to a scoreless draw. Borussia Moenchengladbach was hosting Werder Bremen in the late game. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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