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TORONTO -- At some point early in the third quarter Friday night, when the Raptors were trailing by almost 30 points and the Toronto crowd had grown hostile, DeMar DeRozan decided hed had enough. Cheap Baseball Jerseys . DeRozan scored 28 of his 37 points in the second half to tie his career high, but in the end, the lone strong performance wasnt enough to lift an otherwise lacklustre Raptors team in a 96-80 loss to the Chicago Bulls. "I just wanted to win, man. That was the only thing, just looking at the score, just my passion, just trying to win," said DeRozan, whose second-half outburst included a couple of big dunks and four three-pointers. The loss came against a Bulls team that was missing 2011 NBA MVP Derrick Rose, who sat out with a sore hamstring. Roses absence didnt seem to matter, as the rest of the Bulls (4-3) picked up the slack, Luol Deng leading the way with 19 points and Joakim Noah adding 18. DeRozan said his second-half scoring outburst came partly out of frustration, and frustration was written on his face down the stretch. "You can call it that. It was just the will to win," said DeRozan, who had scored 37 points twice before -- most recently in a triple overtime loss to Utah in November of last year. "Just tried to get it started, somebody had to do something, just tried to come out and bring energy, tried to get my teammates energized." It clearly didnt work in an otherwise woeful performance for the Raptors (4-6), who were coming off a 100-87 win over Memphis two nights earlier, but looked like a different team on Friday, trailing from the opening whistle and shooting just 35 per cent from the field. Rudy Gay was the only other Raptor to score in double figures with 20 points. Jonas Valanciunas had a team-high eight rebounds. "He was the one redeeming spot tonight, the way he came out and made a muscle in the second half," said Raptors coach Dwane Casey. "But again, its a 48-minute game, youve got to start that way." A group of fans chanted "Ar-gos!" late in the first half, and by midway through the third quarter, when the Raptors had fallen behind by 25 points, a decidedly more hostile crowd ushered the Raptors off the court during a timeout with a loud chorus of boos. "There is nothing redeeming about tonight, tonight is one of those stinkers you have when youre mentally fried, physically fried," Casey said. "But again this is the NBA, there are no excuses. That wasnt us. Weve had stretches like that, but not an entire game, the way we were mentally kind of running in mud, running in place." Five Bulls scored in double figures with Carlos Boozer and Jimmy Butler adding 14 apiece, and Kirk Hinrich adding 12. Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said he was particularly happy with the performance of his forwards. "I thought they got us established in the paint early," the coach said. "Carlos was terrific, I thought Jo (Noah) was very, very active everywhere. I thought Kirk did a great job running the team. We had a very balanced scoring attack. I thought the defence overall, was excellent." The Raptors shot just 27 per cent in the first quarter and made just three of their first 14 shots as the Bulls raced out to an early nine-point lead. Boozer connected on a turnaround hook shot that put Chicago up by 11 and the Bulls took a 27-16 advantage into the second quarter. Toronto fared no better in a second quarter that saw them shoot a horrible 26 per cent, and fall behind by 19 points. The Raptors showed a brief moment of life before the break when Valanciunas faked, then drove past Noah to finish with a dunk. DeRozan completed a three-point play on the Raptors next possession to get the home team within 12. But that burst was short-lived and the Bulls took a 45-31 lead into the dressing room at halftime. Chicago began the third with a 15-4 run to go up 60-35 and put the game out of reach. NOTES: The game was the first of a stretch of six out of seven at the Air Canada Centre. The Raptors host Portland on Sunday, then are in Philadelphia on Wednesday before returning to Toronto for four in a row at Air Canada Centre. CHeap MLB Jerseys China . Less than 24 hours later, in the same arena, he tried to recreate the magic of his all-time favourite player. Hilliard scored a career-high 26 points and No. MLB Jerseys China . The Canadians led for much of the game before Argentina forced overtime in the dying seconds of the fourth quarter. Canada weathered the storm after squandering a lead with a series of made shots. "Its a fantastic win for our country with 11 first-time Canadian national team members," said head coach Roy Rana.HALIFAX - Anthony DeLuca scored the only goal in a shootout to lift the Rimouski Oceanic over the Halifax Mooseheads 1-0 in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action on Saturday. Philippe Desrosiers stopped 42 shots through overtime and three more in the shootout to pick up his third shutout of the season for Rimouski (31-15-7). Zachary Fucale made 28 saves for Halifax (34-17-3) in the loss. DeLuca led all Oceanic skaters in shots on net with five, while Mooseheads Matt Murphy, MacKenzie Weegar and Brent Andrews had five shots apiece. --- SEA DOGS 5 TITAN 3 BATHURST, N.B. -- Oliver Cooper scored two goals to lead Saint John over the Titan. Jason Cameron and Nathan Noel had a goal and an assist apiece for the Sea Dogs (17-32-4), and Nicolas Hebert scored the other. Scott Oke had a goal and an assist for Acadie-Bathurst (17-33-6), and Nicholas Blanchard and Matthew Boudrea each scored once. Christopher Smith made 26 saves for the victory while his Titan counterpart Jacob Brennan stopped 24 shots. --- ARMADA 5 ISLANDERS 2 CHARLOTTETOWN -- Danick Martel scored two and assisted on another as the visiting Armada toppled the Islanders. Christopher Clapperton and Nikita Jevpalovs had a goal and an assist apiece for Blainville-Boisbriand (34-10-9) and Philippe Sanche added an empty-net goal at 17:554 of the third period. Cheap MLB Jerseys. . Alexandre Goulet scored both goals for Charlottetown (17-32-5), who has now lost 11 in a row. Armada goaltender Samuel Montembeault made 28 saves. Eric Brassard stopped 27 shots in the losing effort. --- TIGRES 3 REMPARTS 2 (SO) QUEBEC CITY -- Jean-Francois Plante and Samuel Blais both scored in a shootout to lead Victoriaville to its 12th straight victory. Philippe Hudon scored two in regulation for the Tigres (28-19-6), while Angelo Miceli and Cameron Yarwood chipped in with assists on both goals. Quebec (31-14-9) got goals from Mikhail Grigorenko and Oliver Archambault, while outshooting the Tigres 40-31. Francois Tremblay turned aside 38 shots to pick up the victory. Callum Booth made 29 saves for the Remparts. --- FOREURS 4 SAGUENEENS 3 VAL-DOR, Que. -- Jeremie Frasers third-period goal held up as the winner as the Foreurs held off the Sagueneens. Anthony Mantha scored twice for Val-dOr (33-18-2), and Pierre-Maxime Poudrier added a goal and an assist. Fraser also chipped in with an assist on the night. Jane Puhakka and Nicolas Roy had a goal and an assist apiece for Chicoutimi (25-27-1). Jeremy Bouchard recorded two assists. Val-dOrs Antoine Bibeau made 29 saves for the win, while Julio Billia stopped 26 shots for the Sagueneens. Wholesale Jerseys China ' ' '
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HOYLAKE, England - Phil Mickelson rolled long putts across the practice green in front of the Royal Liverpool clubhouse, some of them going in, most of them the right distance. Reggie Wayne Patriots Jersey . He chirped to the caddie of Brandt Snedeker about their money game, a Mickelson tradition at the majors. Lefty was in good spirits Monday at the British Open, except for having to return the claret jug. Even that allowed him to reflect on a year of keeping golfs oldest trophy, and the confidence he finally has when he plays links golf. "Its a different feeling for me coming over here now having won this tournament," Mickelson said. "The way I felt was, Am I ever going to break through and play well on links golf and win an Open Championship? Now I know that I can. I know that Ive done it, and it takes a lot of pressure off me." Confidence in links golf? Yes. In his game? That takes a little more work. Not even Mickelson would have imagined when he left Muirfield last summer with the claret jug that he would not have another tournament anywhere in the world. This is the longest he has gone without winning in five years. And except for the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship in January, where he was runner-up, Mickelson hasnt been particularly close. He has missed three cuts. He withdrew twice after narrowly making the cut because of injuries in San Diego and San Antonio. At the Masters, where he is a three-time champion, Mickelson missed the cut for the first time in 17 years. His lone top 10 on the PGA Tour was last August at The Barclays, a tie for sixth when he closed with a 65. So why the smile? "Normally, I would be discourage or frustrated, but Im just not," Mickelson said. "I feel like Ive had some good breakthroughs in some areas. I havent had the results. I know I havent played well. But the parts feel a lot better than the whole right now. And I dont know when it will all click together. I dont know if it will be this week. I dont know if it will be in three weeks or a month or what, but it should be soon." Hes running out of time. Mickelson is No. 12 in the Ryder Cup standings. He has qualified for every team since 1995 — two years after Jordan Spieth was born. He has reached the FedEx Cup finale for the top 30 at the Tour Championship every year since it began in 2007. With only three starts before the playoffs begin, Mickelson is at No. 97. Then again, its easy for Mickelson not to be overly concerned. He is 44 and has been on tour for half of his life, compiling 42 victories on the PGA Tour and five majors, including that claret jug. Its at least been a good year for the jug. He has taken it to golf clubs and corporate outings, shared it with friends and people he had never met. He has let his caddie, Jim Mackay, take it to pose for pictures. Mickelson had only one rule. "One of the things I stressed is that we have to treat the claret jug with reverence and respect that it deserves, and only put good stuff in it," he said. "No bad stuff was allowed. And each person that I brought it to had a different definition of what the good stuff was." One definition was a bottle of 1990 Romanee Conti, which can range in price from $16,000 to about $35,000. "Now, I didnt know what this was when I drank it," Mickelson said. "I just knew that it was really good. And that was the best bottle that was ever put in there." Like fine wine, Mickelson can only hope he gets better with age. Even though he had to overcome arthritis in the middle of the 2010 season, and only eight players older than he is right now have won majors, Mickelson doesnt see that as an obstacle. Sure, he has to work a little harder, train a little better, stretch a little more. "But I feel better than I have in a long time," he said. Padraig Harrington is the last player to repeat as Open champion. Tiger Woods repeated at Royal Liverpool in 2006. Tom Watson won back-to-back some 30 years ago. Winning majors is difficult enough. Winning the same one two years in a row is even harder. Monday was the first full day of practice for most players, while some took the day off. Woods didnt show up at the course after practicing both days on the weekend. Some players from the Scottish Open werent at Hoylake. Others, like Spieth, arrived Monday morning on a charter from the John Deere Classic and went on to play. Mickelson closed with a 65 at Royal Aberdeen to tie for 11th in the Scottish Open. He won the Scottish Open a year ago, and believes the lag putting into a crossing wind, along with seeing the ball react on links courses is a big benefit. Plus, hes never been so enthusiast about golfs oldest championship, mainly because his name is on the trophy. New England Patriots Jerseys . Or, for that matter, the aged. Marcus Cannon Patriots Jersey .J. - Percy Harvin is ready to go, and theres no question in his mind hell be playing Sunday.Got a question on rule clarification, comments on rule enforcements or some memorable NHL stories? Kerry wants to answer your emails at cmonref@tsn.ca. Hi Kerry, Everyone does it, everyone knows it happens but what can referees to stop the delaying tactics used by teams after an icing call? In the first period between Vancouver and Buffalo on Sunday, Buffalo iced the puck and suddenly Zenon Konopka needed a new stick. However, it took the equipment manager about 30-40 seconds trying to find one and gave the team a quick rest. When he finally got near the faceoff dot, the linesman did a quick drop of the puck and the Canucks eventually scored off the resulting play. I know the Canucks sometimes will send in a winger to purposely get waved out to get a breather, but how long do referees give a team before they are able to give a delay of game penalty? Do they have to warn the team first? Gareth Gareth: Even though it is within the referees authority to assess a minor penalty once a player or team deliberately delays the game following an icing, I can think of far more appropriate situations for a referee to flex his muscles and assess a penalty. As you admit Gareth, everyone does it and everyone knows it happens. A warning would typically have to be issued before a delay of game penalty would be assessed in this situation. When Zenon Konopka felt it necessary to change his stick (for whatever reason) following the Sabres icing infraction the referee was caught between a rock and a hard place and must allow the player to obtain a replacement. Can you imagine the nuclear fallout for the ref, following the Canuck goal, if Konopka had been denied the change and his stick had broken on the ensuing face-off?  Forcing Knopka to grab any old replacement off the bench other than his own pattern could also set the ref up for some abuse. In the course of a game there are times when a referee must dig his skates in and take a hard-line position but I believe a ref should pick his battles wisely and with good purpose. In my opinion, a slow face-off following an icing isnt typically worth throwing the gauntlet down. That being said, one thing that any referee has little tolerance for is to be publicly embarrassed and played for a fool. What I didnt much care for, as I watched this apparent "sheell game" being play out at the Buffalo bench, were the snickers and laughter that took place at the referees expense. Brandon Gibson Patriots Jersey. The equipment managers and training staff for the Buffalo Sabres are very professional in their duties; as are all NHL team equipment personnel. To believe that a players stick wasnt available in the rack just isnt within the realm of possibility. Gareth, let me suggest one possible way to deter a team from abusing rule 81.4—line changes on icing. My approach would have to laugh right along with them right up to the end of the little charade when Zenon Konopka was finally handed his replacement stick and before he sprinted to the face-off dot with a grin. At that point I would issue Coach Ted Nolan an "official warning" that any undue delay by him or his players on a future icing would result in bench minor penalty. I would be sure to say it with a smile on my face but there would be little doubt that the gauntlet had been dropped! You might also be curious Gareth (like me) as to why a lengthy rest delay was even required by the Sabres fourth line on just their fourth shift of the game; if in fact that was the intention of Zenon Konopka and the Sabres bench staff. Heres the interesting breakdown for you. The Sabres fourth line, comprised of Zenon Konopka, John Scott and Nicolas Deslauriers, had played a total of one minute and seventeen seconds (1:17) in three well spaced shifts prior to their fourth shift when the icing infraction was called.  Their third shift lasted only 20 seconds and was followed by over two minutes of rest on the bench. The fouth line then changed on the fly and skated for 21 seconds prior to a 25 second breather before play resumed following a Canuck end zone face-off.  Once the puck was dropped, they skated for another 13 seconds before the whistle blew for the icing call. I dont think these finely tuned athletes would have been all that fatigued considering my unofficial ice-tracker stats. If locating a missing stick at the Sabres bench is truly a ploy to slow things down after an icing, perhaps they should pick their spot more wisely and utilize it when players really are fatigued. In any event, this play should now be "one and done!"  The gauntlet has been dropped I hope. Wholesale Jerseys China ' ' '
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GENEVA - The American lawyer who led the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid process resigned from the FIFA ethics committee on Wednesday in protest over the handling of his findings. Lamar Holmes Falcons Jersey .Michael Garcia cited a lack of leadership at the top of FIFA in a resignation statement. He also said he has lost confidence in the independence of his ethics committee colleague, German judge Joachim Eckert.Though Garcia did not identify Sepp Blatter by name, he also revealed that the FIFA executive committee — led by the longtime president — made a failed complaint of unethical conduct against the former U.S. Attorney in September.Speaking at the Club World Cup in Marrakech, Morocco, Blatter told The Associated Press he was stunned by Garcias decision to resign.Im just surprised, Blatter said. Its all what I can say. Just that.Garcia quit a day after the FIFA appeals panel rejected his challenge of Eckerts summary of the confidential 430-page investigation dossier. Last month, Eckert moved to close the case on the World Cup bidding contest because of lack of evidence.Russia won the right to host the 2018 World Cup and Qatar was awarded the 2022 tournament.After Eckerts summary was made public, Garcia claimed that the German judge had misrepresented his work and then launched his failed appeal.(My) report identified serious and wide-ranging issues with the bidding and (World Cup host) selection process, Garcia wrote Wednesday, adding that Eckerts decision made me lose confidence in the independence of the Adjudicatory Chamber, (but) it is the lack of leadership on these issues within FIFA that leads me to conclude that my role in this process is at an end.In his resignation statement, Garcia also questioned how FIFA can truly change after years of scandals and criticism.No independent governance committee, investigator, or arbitration panel can change the culture of an organization, Garcia wrote.Garcia also revealed that the executive committee tried to have disciplinary proceedings opened against him for allegedly violating the Code of Ethics through my public comments. The attempt was rejected by the chairman of the FIFA disciplinary panel, at a time when Garcia pressed for publication of key details from his report.FIFA vice-president Michel Platini, also the UEFA president, called Wednesdays events a new failure for FIFA.FIFAs ethics committee was created to increase transparency at the organization, thats what we wanted, but in the end it has just caused more confusion, Platini, the former France great who has refused to back Blatter for re-election but will not stand himself in the May 29 vote.Garcia won support from Congress, with Sen. Bob Casey, describing his resignation as understandable following repeated obstruction from FIFA and calling for full release of the investigation report.Michael Garcia was a strong voice for accountability and transparency in an organization famously lacking either, said Casey, who has criticized Qatars labour policies and treatment of migrant workers.Garcia was appointed in July 2012 with the priority of probing the controversial 2018-2022 bidding contests. The investigation has helped reveal how willing Blatters organization has been to confront some of its deep-rooted problems.For the first two years ... I felt that the ethics committee was making real progress in advancing ethics enforcement at FIFA, Garcia wrote. In recent months, that changed.FIFA said it would appoint an interim replacement for Garcia before electing a new ethics prosecutor in Zurich next May.Since Garcia and his investigation team submitted their work in early September, clear splits emerged between the prosecutor and the judge. Eckert has seemed closer to FIFA in his approach and belief in how the ethics panel could use its powers, much to Garcias increasingly obvious frustration.Their working relationship was damaged by Eckerts 42-page report published by FIFA last month which suggested that the World Cup bidding probe should be closed for lack of strong evidence of wrongdoing.(W)hen viewed in the context of the report it purported to summarize, no principled approach could justify the Eckert Decisions edits, omissions, and additions, Garcia wrote.Eckert said any corrupt and rule-breaking acts were of limited scope and did not influence the result of the December 2010 votes of the FIFA executive committee.Still, with Garcias work kept sealed against his wishes by strict FIFA Code of Ethics rules, critics and others have relied only on Eckerts word about the evidence against Russia, Qatar and the seven other bid candidates.It now appears that, at least for the foreseeable future, the Eckert Decision will stand as the final word on the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup bidding process, Garcia wrote.Garcia passed up the chance to stay and pursue his appeal against Eckert at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which would likely take several months.I have concluded that such a course of action would not be practicable in this case, he said.Still, prosecutions launched by Garcia against five senior football officials for alleged wrongdoing in the World Cup campaigns will continue. Those cases can be led by his ethics investigation deputy, Zurich-based former public prosecutor Cornel Borbely.Germany great Franz Beckenbauer, a voting member of the FIFA executive committee in December 2010, is the highest profile of the five accused men.Three current board members — FIFA vice-president Angel Maria Villar of Spain, Michel DHooghe of Belgium and Worawi Makudi of Thailand — also face sanctions for their actions during contests marred by claims of bribery, collusion and favour-seeking.They are scheduled to attend a two-day executive committee session starting Thursday in Marrakech, Morocco.On Friday, Blatters ruling panel will discuss publishing all or parts of Garcias file, and could finally see the document for themselves.As part of Garcia-Eckert peace talks last month, they invited FIFA audit panel chairman Domenico Scala to analyze the investigation report. Scala can decide what the board should see before taking the next steps on a case that seems close to being shut down more than four years after the vote.___AP Sports Writer John Leicester in Marrakech, Morocco, contributed to this report. Javier Arenas Falcons Jersey .2 million deal for the upcoming season with right-hander Garrett Richards.The person spoke on condition of anonymity Saturday because the announcement hadnt been made.Julio Jones Falcons Jersey . The 10-year deal the league and players agreed to that ended the 2011 lockout gave either side the right to opt out after six years. With the league projecting financial growth, there has been speculation that players will take that option in three years, especially since a new national TV contract will be in place by then.Calgary doesnt seem the ideal place for the Carolina Hurricanes to pick up their first win of the season. Nonetheless, the Canes look to beat the Flames as the visiting team for the first time in nearly 12 years tonight as the clubs clash at the Saddledome. The Flames come in having lost the opener of a five-game homestand on Tuesday, 2-1 in overtime to the Tampa Bay Lightning. That setback came on the heels of a 4-2-0 road trip. Karri Ramo made 20 saves, but gave up the game-tying goal with 2:16 to go in regulation and the winner three minutes into overtime. Defenseman Dennis Wideman scored his third goal in four games off a nice setup from Johnny Gaudreau, who knifed through the middle of the ice before dishing to the defender while on the power play. Johnny basically drew everyone in the rink to him, Wideman said. Ramo is 3-2-0 with a 2.20 GAA and .933 save percentage in five previous meetings with the Hurricanes, including four starts. Fellow Flames netminder Jonas Hiller is 3-1-0 with a 1.97 GAA and .940 save percentage in four prior encounters. Carolina has gone winless through its first five games of the season for the first time since going 0-5-0 in 1987-88 when the franchise was known as the Hartford Whalers. The Hurricanes are 0-3-2, following up a pair of shootout losses with a 3-1 setback to the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday. Sam Baker Falcons Jersey. Jiri Tlusty scored on the power play in the first period, but that came after the Hurricanes allowed two goals in the games first three minutes. The start obviously wasnt what we were looking for at all, said Carolina first-year head coach Bill Peters after his club dipped to 0-3-2 on the year. Anton Khudobin stopped 23 shots in his second straight start. Carolina did see the return of forward Jeff Skinner to the lineup after he missed the first four games with a concussion. However, both Jordan and Eric Staal remain out with injury, though Eric Staal could return from his upper- body injury next week. The Hurricanes play the third contest of a five-game road trip tonight and will visit Edmonton on Friday. First, theyll try to earn their first victory in Calgary since Dec. 12, 2002. They have lost five straight trips since while losing three straight and seven of the last nine meetings overall. With Carolina also in action Friday night, it seems likely that both Khudobin and Cam Ward will get starts. It is unknown which of the two will get the call tonight as Ward is 2-2-0 with a 3.87 goals against average and .869 save percentage in five previous meetings. Khudobin has lost his only career start versus Calgary, but gave up just two goals on 29 shots. Wholesale Jerseys China ' ' '
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The Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens and St. Larry Allen Cowboys Jersey . Louis Blues all augmented their free agent classes by signing some European free agents. Numbers Game examines the signings of Petri Kontiola, Leo Komarov, Jiri Sekac and Jori Lehtera. The Maple Leafs Sign: C Petri Kontiola and LW Leo Komarov. Komarov is a familiar face for the Maple Leafs, a 27-year-old winger who was a regular in the Leafs lineup in 2012-2013 before returning to the KHL for a nice payday last season. Komarov had a strong year in the KHL, with Moscow Dynamo, leading the team with 34 points in 52 games, and he played for Finland in both the Olympics and the World Championships. Komarov didnt score much in his first go-round with the Leafs, tallying nine points in 42 games, but there may be more offence to his game than that. Usage would play a big part in whether or not Komarov is ever a factor offensively, but hes being brought back to Toronto more for his attitude than production. Komarov is a relentless pest, who hits a lot and gets under opponents skin. To his credit, he did have solid relative possession stats for the Leafs a couple of years ago. Heres the issue with Komarov, though. If he is capable of contributing offensively, and could fill a top-nine role, then it could justify the four-year, $11.8-million contract he received. If hes the same energetic fourth-liner that he was a couple of years ago -- a distinct possibility -- then hes vastly overpaid. Kontiola is a 29-year-old who was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in 2004 and played a dozen games with the Blackhawks in 2007-2008, registering five assists and, in that small sample, putting up great possession stats. In two AHL seasons, Kontiola scored 140 points in 159 (regular season plus playoff) games, before heading to the KHL, where he has scored 152 points in 204 games over the past four seasons, the last three with Chelyabinsk Traktor. He had 14 points in 16 games playing for Finland at the Olympics and in the World Championships. With that track record, its possible that Kontiola could contribute some offence for the Maple Leafs but, as a 29-year-old who has barely seen NHL action, he could also be a spare part. The good news is that, signed to a contract for $1.1-million for one season, hes a low-risk investment. If he wins a spot in the lineup and contributes, they can work on an extension; if he doesnt, no big deal. The Canadiens Sign: RW Jiri Sekac. 22-year-old Jiri Sekac was suddenly a hot name on the free agent market this spring after a nice season in the KHL, scoring 11 goals and 28 points in 47 games for Prague Lev, leading his team in points per game (0.60). As a junior, Sekac played a little in North America, earning zero points in eight games with the Peterborough Petes of the OHL as a 17-year-old before joining Youngstown of the USHL, where he scored 56 points in 96 games. Understandably, with that production, he wasnt considered a hot NHL prospect and went to the KHL, where he scored 21 points in 83 games over two seasons before breaking out last season. Signed for two years, at an entry-level of max of $925,000 per season (plus bonuses), Sekac is rapidly-improving and his potential drew lots of interest throughout the league, but it would be premature -- considering hes had basically one productive scoring season in three years -- to put big expectations on his scoring significantly for Montreal next season. However, if Sekac found a spot in Montreals top nine, maybe he could contribute some offence as a rookie. The Blues Sign: C Jori Lehtera. Lehtera, 26, was a third-round pick of the Blues in 2008 and has played all of 14 (regular season plus playoff games) in North America since, managing three points with Peoria in the 2008-2009 season. Since then, however, Lehtera has been very productive as a playmaking centre. In the past three seasons, playing for Novosibirsk Sibir in the KHL, Lehtera has tallied 39 goals and 118 points in 125 games (with zero goals and eight points in 13 playoff games). The 6-foot-2 centre had 12 points in 10 games at the World Championships this year, as well as four points in six games at the Olympics, not looking the least bit out of place against high-level competition. Coming to North America may require some adjustment, but Lehtera is going to have an opportunity to put up points right out of the game, slated to skate on the Blues second line with Jaden Schwartz and Vladimir Tarasenko on his wings. With quality playing time on a strong team, Lehtera could make an impact right away. 50 points seems a reasonable expectation, but theres upside beyond that if he can make a smooth transition. Lehtera is signed for two years, at a total cost of $5.5-million, a very reasonable price if he ends up fulfilling a top-six role for the Blues. His presence, along with Paul Stastny, allows the Blues to move David Backes and Patrik Berglund to the wing, giving the team outstanding depth up front. Scott Cullen can be reached at Scott.Cullen@bellmedia.ca and followed on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tsnscottcullen. For more, check out TSN Fantasy on Facebook. Jasper Brinkley Cowboys Jersey . - After spending the morning in the hospital, Logan Couture gave the San Jose Sharks the spark they needed. Alfred Morris Cowboys Jersey . Stiverne stopped Chris Arreola in the sixth round Saturday night, claiming the WBC heavyweight title belt vacated by Vitali Klitschko.NEWARK, N.J. -- The snow was falling steadily outside, the crowd inside the Prudential Center was small and the offensively challenged New Jersey Devils were hosting the high-flying St. Louis Blues. The Devils rewarded the several thousand fans who braved the storm with a stunning 7-1 rout. Mark Fayne and Ryan Carter scored 24 seconds apart early in the first period to spark the victory. "With the atmosphere in the rink, we knew it would be tough to get a lot of momentum," Fayne said. "We tried to come out with as much as we could, and we were lucky to get three in the first." Jaromir Jagr, Ryane Clowe, Adam Henrique, Damien Brunner and Eric Gelinas added goals and the Devils celebrated a return to the snow-bound Prudential Center after losing three of four on the road. The seven goals were a season high for both teams -- it was the biggest outburst by the Devils and the most surrendered by the Blues. Cory Schneider, 3-0-2 in his last five appearances, made 26 saves. Alexander Steen scored for the Blues, who sported two impressive marks coming in: they were 14-2-1 against Eastern Conference foes and 15-5-3 on the road. None of that mattered as the Devils stunned the Blues with goals by Fayne and Carter only 2:51 in. "We had a good start, we jumped on them right away," Jagr said. "I think they were a little bit surprised. We were lucky, no question about it. The power play helped. It was a day when everything worked for us." And nothing clicked for the Blues. "We were poor right across the board," coach Ken Hitchcock said. "Poor with our discipline. Our top players took poor penalties. Poor in every aspect of our game. Were going to have to regroup. This is on everybody, on me, the players. A total team loss." Fayne got it started with a high floater from the right point that eluded Brian Elliot at 2:27. It was the New Jersey defencemans first goal in 25 games. Carter followed 24 seconds later with a backhanded rebound. Steen settled things momentarily for St. Louis with his career-high 25th goal to cut the Devils lead to 2-1 at 8:47. Jagr put New Jersey back up by two at 10:27 with his 697th career tally. The paass from Reid Boucher bounced off Jagrs left skate and was affirmed by a video review. Brandon Carr Cowboys Jersey. Elliott was yanked about two minutes later, having surrendered three goals on nine shots, and Jaroslav Halak came on in relief. The first period ended with New Jersey up 3-1 thanks to a 13-6 shot advantage. The Devils tacked on a pair of power-play tallies in the second, by Clowe at 1:03 and Henrique at 15:42, to expand the lead to 5-1. Schneider, who had a relatively easy night, came up with perhaps his best stop midway through the middle period, denying David Backes when he was all alone in the slot. In the third, Brunner added the Devils third power-play tally at 1:18. Brunner was activated before the game from the injured reserve list after missing 14 games with a right knee injury. He didnt miss a beat, stepping right back in with the goal and two assists. "I felt really good in practice," Brunner said. "I had the legs underneath me. Sometimes the game rhythm is different. I can still be a little bit faster, and the hands are a little bit rusty. I think it was a solid three periods to get back on it and I hope to progress from here on." Gelinas scored on a fluke, making it 7-1. He fired a shot from the red line that hit a Blues defender and bounced past Halak. It was that kind of night for the Blues. "I wish I had a great explanation for you," Backes said. "It was an unacceptable start that was a combination of our lack of willing to go into the hard areas and win those battles and they were willing to do those things all game long." NOTES: The Devils cleared roster space for Brunner by placing RW Cam Janssen on waivers. Janssen was assigned to Albany (AHL). ... The Blues remain in the New York area for games against the Rangers on Thursday and the Islanders on Saturday. ... Blues RW Vladimir Tarasenko missed a second straight game with the flu. ... 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The Vancouver Stealth have acquired transition player Ilija Gajic from the Colorado Mammoth in exchange for faceoff specialist Bob Snideris pending league approval.Cheap Jerseys From China . Cheap Soccer Jerseys . The Blue Jays lost to the New York Yankees 3-1 Tuesday night, their seventh defeat in 10 games. Rasmus was put on the 15-day DL on May 15 because of a sore right hamstring. Hes hitting .222 with nine home runs and 19 RBIs. Cheap Jerseys .C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes used a strong third period to extend their winning streak to three games.ROME -- Giuseppe Rossi and Antonio Cassano were called up for World Cup fitness tests Friday by Italy coach Cesare Prandelli, while in-form forward Mattia Destro was left out while serving a three-match ban in Serie A. Prandelli will have athletic tests and medical exams performed on 42 players Monday and Tuesday at the national teams Coverciano training complex in Florence. The tests will be designed to simulate hot and humid match conditions in Brazil, and Prandelli has said the data collected will weigh heavily on selections for his final 23-man list for the June 12-July 13 tournament. Rossi was Serie As top scorer until he re-injured his problematic right knee in January and has only recently begun training again. Cassano hasnt played for Italy since helping the squad to a runner-up finish at the 2012 European Championship but hes had a stellar season at Parma with 11 goals. Destro scored a hat trick for Roma last weekend and has compiled 13 goals in 18 matches since starting his injury-delayed season in December. But his three-goal performance was marred when he punched Cagliari defender Davide Astori, resulting in the ban. Prandelli has a strict code of ethics that limits call-ups for players who get into trouble with their clubs. Veteran forwards Francesco Totti, Luca Toni and Antonio Di Natale were also left out, despite solid seasons. Mario Balotelli leads the list of forwards who were included, with Torinos Ciro Immobile also in. The 24-year-old Immobile is tied with Carlos Tevez for the Serie A scoring lead with 18 goals each. Two players received their first call-ups: Domenico Berardi, a 19-year-old forward with Sassuolo who scored four goals against AC Milan earlier this season; and Brazilian-born Hellas Verona midfielder Romulo. Also included was 17-year-old goalkeeper Simone Scuffet, who has burst onto the scene with Udinese this season and has already been hailed as the next Gianluigi Buffon. Players based outside Italy were not called up -- although only for logistical reasons. Cheap NFL Jerseys. Paris Saint-Germain midfielders Thiago Motta and Marco Verratti and goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu will still be considered for the World Cup. As will Zenit St. Petersburg fullback Domenico Criscito and attacking midfielder Alessandro Diamanti, who recently joined Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande. Fullback Christian Maggio, who was hospitalized with a collapsed lung last month and has not been cleared to play again yet, was also left out. Half of the players will be tested Monday and the others Tuesday. FIFA requires Prandelli to submit a preliminary 30-man list for the World Cup on May 13, with the final 23-man list to be submitted June 2. Italy is in Group D with England, Uruguay and Costa Rica. ------ Squad: Goalkeepers: Francesco Bardi (Livorno), Antonio Mirante (Parma), Mattia Perin (Genoa), Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus), Simone Scuffet (Udinese). Defenders: Davide Astori (Cagliari), Matteo Darmian (Torino), Lorenzo De Silvestri (Sampdoria), Gabriel Paletta (Parma), Manuel Pasqual (Fiorentina), Andrea Ranocchia (Inter Milan); Ignazio Abate (AC Milan), Andrea Barzagli (Juventus), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus), Mattia De Sciglio (AC Milan). Midfielders: Alberto Aquilani (Fiorentina), Daniele Baselli (Atalanta), Federico Bernardeschi (Crotone), Andrea Bertolacci (Genoa), Giacomo Bonaventura (Atalanta), Antonio Candreva (Lazio), Daniele De Rossi (Roma), Alessandro Florenzi (Roma), Marco Parolo (Parma), Romulo (Hellas Verona), Claudio Marchisio (Juventus), Riccardo Montolivo (AC Milan), Andrea Pirlo (Juventus), Andrea Poli (AC Milan). Forwards: Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo), Antonio Cassano (Parma), Alessio Cerci (Torino), Manolo Gabbiadini (Sampdoria), Alberto Gilardino (Genoa), Ciro Immobile (Torino), Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli), Giuseppe Rossi (Fiorentina), Simone Zaza (Sassuolo), Mario Balotelli (AC Milan), Stephan El Shaarawy (AC Milan), Pablo Osvaldo (Juventus). Wholesale Jerseys China ' ' '
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LONDON -- British fighters Carl Froch and George Groves have agreed to a rematch following their controversial super-middleweight title fight in November. Kyle Lowry USA Jersey . Froch retained his WBA and IBF titles with a ninth-round stoppage against Groves in Manchester on Nov. 23. Groves launched an appeal, saying referee Howard Foster stopped the fight prematurely, and the IBF then ordered a rematch. Their second clash will take place on May 31 when Frochs IBF and WBA titles will be at stake again. No further details were provided on Thursday. Promoter Eddie Hearn says "the unanswered questions from the first fight may now be answered. Get ready for a whirlwind of a build-up and an event and fight for the ages." Harrison Barnes Mavericks Swingman Jersey . McCutchen hit his first home run in over a month, doubled twice and scored two runs to help the Pirates beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 on Sunday and take three of four from the defending NL West champions. Carmelo Anthony USA Jersey . -- One shot came out of bottom of a cactus, the other from the base of a desert bush with rocks scattered around it.TSN Baseball Analyst Steve Phillips answers several questions each week. This weeks topics include the Red Sox winning the trade deadline with a slew of great deals, the Blue Jays disappointment about standing pat, new Hall of Fame rules and the new-look Detroit Tigers. 1) The Boston Red Sox jettisoned bodies at the trade deadline but somehow managed to recoup MLB talent in return, including an All-Star in Yoenis Cespedes. Whats your take on Ben Cheringtons approach? Should he have gone for prospects or was he right to retool instead of rebuild? The Boston Red Sox were among the group of winners at the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline.  They realized that they were not going to be able to resign Jon Lester to an extension so they had to trade him.  They shocked everyone by finding a buyer willing to part with proven major league talent.  No one even considered that Cespedes was even available.  The Red Sox have no interest in a complete rebuilding of the team that won the World Series a year ago.  They want a quick reconfiguration of the personnel with a hope and expectation of being in contention next year.  Even though Cespedes performance has declined over the last year and half of his three-year career; he is still fairly productive. He has 17 homers this year, which is more than all Red Sox outfielders combined (14). He should benefit from the friendly confines of Fenway Park.  Deep fly ball outs that he hit at the Oakland Coliseum will bang off the green monster in Boston.  However there is more to the story; his on base percentage, batting average and slugging percentage have all fallen.  The two-time Home Run Derby champ is certainly an offensive upgrade but I wouldnt get too carried away.  In a deal sending John Lackey to the Cardinals, the Red Sox acquired right field Allen Craig and starting pitcher Joe Kelly.  This was not a big loss to the Cardinals as Craig had struggled miserably and they had a replacement in rookie Oscar Taveras. Plus, Kelly had barely pitched this season as he is coming off of the disabled list.  But the Sox do get a hitter who drove in 97 runs in 2013 while hitting .313.  They will need a big bounce back performance in 2015. Red Sox GM Ben Cherington found two teams willing to rob Peter to pay Paul, so to speak.  The As and Cards had offence to spare and parted ways with it to get the quality pitching they wanted.  In one day, Cherington upgraded his outfield offensive production from almost non-existent to formidable.  Neither Cespedes nor Craig are having monster years.  But the talent is in there for both of them to perform better than this season.  Remember you dont get great players when they are playing well; you get them after they have played poorly.  The Sox are counting on the offence returning to the top of baseball in 2015.  I love the other activity from Cherington too.  He was able trade away smaller pieces.  For instance they were able to get prospects in return for Andrew Miller from the Orioles.  They gained financial flexibility too by dumping part of the Stephen Drew contract on the Yankees. So all-in-all, the Red Sox are a better offensive team.  But Cheringtons work is far from done as he needs to aggressively address his starting pitching for next year. Now if Cherington resigns Lester for next season and adds Max Scherzer to the rotation as a free agent while Cespedes and Craig play to potential, he may go down as a genius.  Time will tell. 2) Jose Bautista was critical of Alex Anthopoulos inactivity on Thursday. Do Jays players have the right to be upset with the non-waiver deadline passing without a big-time addition?  I absolutely understand why Blue Jays players, led by Jose Bautista, are disappointed by the inactivity of Anthopoulos and his staff at the deadline.  When is the last time the Red Sox, Yankees and Rays were all in the bottom of the AL-East? Actually, this is the only year that they are 3-4-5 in the division since the Rays inception.  You have to go back to 1992 to find when the Yankees and Red Sox were in the bottom half of the division.  The Rays were only a twinkle in Bud Seligs eye at that time as they had not even been born.  This is the year for the Jays (and Orioles) to go for it.  The Yanks and Rays and Red Sox are going to retool for next year.  We already saw signs of that at the trade deadline.  It may actually be another 22 years before we see all three of those teams at the bottom of the division again.  Teams ask their players to go out and play hard and do all they can to win games.  When the club has a chance to win a division or a Wild Card spot it is not asking too much of an organization to go out an improve the team to strengthen that shot.  The players compete on the field to try and win.  Owners and GMs cant catch the ball, throw the ball or hit the ball for the players.  The trade deadline is actually the one area where the guys in suits can compete.  The Jays stuffed shirts chose to avoid the competition.  What a let down for the players!!!  There are all kind of rumors around the deadline.  This team is talking to that team. ; This team covets this player or that player. Tristan Thompson Cavaliers Jersey.   Sometimes the rumors are true and sometimes they are not.  There were rumors about the Jays having interest in Jeff Samardzija before he was dealt from the Cubs to the As.  There was speculation they were in on the discussion about Jon Lester.  Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbons name popped up at some point as did Rays infielder, Ben Zobrist.  All of these are good names.  Have no doubt that Anthopoulos called on all of these players but he called knowing he had absolutely no chance of affording any of them.  He just had to hope that somehow some way the market disappeared for them and the other team was willing to pay a huge portion of the salaries.  With so many teams in the playoff hunt sellers didnt have to swallow much salary. General managers are desperate to buy at the deadline.  They all want to improve their teams. If they have the need and wherewithal to fill a hole they will vigorously pursue it.  The Jays players need to understand that if Alex Anthopoulos could have made a deal, he would have.  He just didnt have any extra payroll to spend.  Dont blame Anthopoulos, blame ownership.  3) The Hall of Fame changed its rules this week, shortening eligibility to 10 years instead of 15. Many saw it as a direct challenge to the achievements of "The Steroids Era." Whats your take? The change in rules for Hall of Fame consideration will certainly streamline the process a bit and reduce the number of players who will be considered each year. This will cut out some of the "dead wood on the ballot.   Remember voters can only vote for 10 players at most each year so when the ballot is cluttered it makes the process cumbersome.  The steroid era has clearly complicated the Hall of Fame election process for the voters.  The Baseball Writers Association of America has made a clear statement that if a player has any ties to PEDs that they are not going to vote him into the Hall.  The Writers have also chosen to bar players for whom there is no direct evidence of cheating but just a hunch or suspicion.  The writers feel protected by time.  They believed that they could wait to see if any evidence of cheating ever pops up on a guy because they had 15 years.  With that number reduced to 10 years, we may get players legacies addressed much sooner.  It may turn out to be good news for the players who fail to get elected in the ten-year time frame.  Now after 10 years, players will be considered by the expansion era committee for induction.  That means a fresh set of eyes and agendas will be able to rule sooner.  If these new rules lead to more steroid players being inducted into the Hall of Fame, then it will be a success in my mind.  4)  A few weeks ago I wrote that the Oakland As were baseballs best team. I would like to take a mulligan on that pick and go with the Detroit Tigers now instead.  Tigers President and GM David Dombrowski proved once again that he is the best GM in the game.  He just acquired the best player available at the deadline.  It had seemed that the Rays had decided not to trade Price, only to change their minds.  Dombrowski was standing there waiting when that happened.  So much has been said and written about how little the Tigers gave up in the three-way trade, which landed Price in Motown.  I dont disagree with any of it.  I think the Rays got fleeced.  If this was all that they could get at the deadline they should have waited until the off-season when teams not in the playoff races are in a buying mood too.  With a guy like Price the more teams buying the better.  The baseball evaluation of David Price is easy.  Dombrowski isnt a genius because he thinks Price is good.  He is a genius because of what the acquisition did for his team this season and beyond.  The Tigers now have the last three CY Young Award winners (Scherzer, Verlander and Price.)  They also have the AL ERA champ (Anibal Sanchez) from last year and Rick Porcello (12-5, 3.24 ERA) as a fifth starter.  The Tigers have put together an Atlanta Braves starting staff from their heyday.  This is D-Citys version of Maddux, Glavine, Smoltz, Neagle and Avery.  Pretty Amazing. Just as important as what Price can do on the field for the Tigers is the impact he will have this off-season.  Remember, the Tigers offered Max Scherzer a six-year $144M contract extension, which he rejected.  Dont ask me why.  It may actually be one of the worst financial decisions ever made.  David Price now gives Dombrowski leverage in dealing with Scherzer.  Dont be surprised if Dombrowski tells Scherzers agent, Scott Boras, to take it or leave it.  If Boras rejects the deal then Dombrowski can turn to Price and offer him the same money.  Even if Scherzer leaves and Price doesnt want to sign an extension the Tigers still have a great rotation in 2015 which includes Price, Verlander, Sanchez and Porcello.  That is good enough to win the AL pennant again.  This deal reinforces why Dave Dombrowskis name comes up as a candidate for the Commissioner of Baseball.   Wholesale Jerseys China ' ' ' 
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Maui, HI - Brandon Ashley and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson each had 15 points as second-ranked Arizona won its Maui Invitational opener with a 72-53 decision over Missouri. Toni Kroos Real Madrid Jersey . Hollis-Jefferson went 5-for-6 from the field and added six rebounds, while Stanley Jefferson contributed 14 points for the Wildcats, who used their trademark tough defense to dominate the games final 24 minutes and advance to Tuesdays winners bracket matchup with Kansas State. That first game (of a tournament) is always the most difficult, Wildcats head coach Sean Miller. I think we feel good about the fact that weve won. There are a number of things that I know and I think we know we can do better. Arizona (4-0) scored 24 points off 17 Missouri turnovers and held the Tigers to 36.4 percent shooting to overcome a slow offensive start. Their defense was good. It put pressure on us. It forced us to be uncomfortable, said Tigers head coach Kim Anderson. You look at the stats, they had 24 points off turnovers, and basically that was the difference in the game. Montaque Gill-Caesar paced Missouri (2-2) with 13 points and Johnathan Williams III and Keith Shamburger each finished with 11 in the loss. The Tigers will next take on Purdue, which fell to Kansas State in Mondays first game, in the consolation round. The Wildcats struggled to hit shots for most of the first half and found themselves in a 21-21 deadlock with four minutes to go in the period, with Missouri drawing even on an 8-2 run led by six points from Gill-Caesar. Arizona took control from then on, however. Johnson buried a corner trey -- ending an 0-for-8 start for the Wildcats from beyond the arc -- and T.J. McConnell came through with a pair of baskets, part of an 11-4 run that sent the Pac-12 powerhouse into the break owning a 32-25 lead. Hollis-Jefferson then deposited five straight points to open the second half, and Missouri never got closer than eight points down the rest of the way. Coming into the game with the energy I always have is a great feeling for our team, said Hollis-Jefferson, who started the second half after serving as the Wildcats sixth man throughout the season. We need that spark sometimes off the bench or sometimes we may need it to start with, and Coach (Miller) knows that. Arizona put the game out of reach with a 14-4 flurry that began midway through the final frame. The Wildcats held Missouri without a basket for the first three-plus minutes of the stretch, which was capped by Kaleb Tarczewskis hook shot that increased the lead to 63-44 with 4:47 remaining. The Wildcats were up by as many as 21 points in the final minute. Game Notes The win extended Arizonas non-conference win streak to 31 games, the longest active run in the nation ... Wes Clark, the Tigers second-leading scorer on the season, injured his right knee in the first half. He returned to the game but managed just three points ... The schools were meeting for the first time since the 1994 West Regional Final, a 92-72 Arizona victory ... Missouri had a 34-32 edge on the glass, the first time the Wildcats were outrebounded this season. Karim Benzema Real Madrid Jersey .Y. - Geno Smith shouted a couple of mighty expensive expletives. Asier Illarramendi Real Madrid Jersey .C. -- Gleason Fournier scored the shootout winner as the Grand Rapids Griffins defeated the Abbotsford Heat 4-3 Friday in American Hockey League action.FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots have re-signed wide receiver Julian Edelman. The announcement comes three days after a post on Edelmans Twitter account said, "Foxboro is home. Excited to be back." The Patriots did not disclose details of the contract, reportedly worth $17 million over four years. Edelman caught a career-high 105 passes in his fifth season withh the Patriots after totalling just 69 receptions in the first four. Jese Real Madrid Jersey. He became Tom Bradys primary target after Wes Welker signed with the Denver Broncos before the season. Edelman also had another strong season as a punt returner. His average of 12.3 yards per return over the past five seasons is second best in the NFL, behind Devin Hesters 12.5. Wholesale Jerseys China ' ' ' 
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VANCOUVER -- The Vancouver Canucks got into the spirit of the Heritage Classic on Saturday. Eder Portugal Jersey . The Canucks donned vintage maroon, red and beige uniforms as they practised on a makeshift rink at B.C. Place Stadium in preparation for Sundays outdoor game against the Ottawa Senators. The Senators were scheduled to skate later Saturday. First, the Canucks wore the replica Vancouver Millionaires jerseys and posed for a team picture. Then they switched into practice uniforms with goalies and forwards in maroon red and defencemen in grey. Coach John Tortorella and his staff wore maroon sweatsuits. But goalies Roberto Luongo and Eddie Lack had the best-looking stuff. Luongo wore a maroon mask adorned with a beige "V" and the word Vancouver on it. He also sported faux-leather brown pads and gloves. Lack wore a similar mask with maroon and beige pads and gloves, he will draw the start for the Canucks on Sunday. Lack will be making his third consecutive start for the Canucks since the Olympic break on Sunday. He posted a 20 save shutout against the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday before falling to the Minnesota Wild in a shootout on Friday. Luongo has not played since returning from backing up Carey Price for Team Canada at Sochi 2014. Players are hoping the stadium roof will be open Sunday as it was on a partly cloudy Saturday. Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for coastal B.C. on Sunday with five to 10 centimetres expected inland and at higher elevations in Metro Vancouver. But in case the weather forecast is wrong, the field has already been covered with artificial snow. Bernardo Silva Jersey . Floundering in the English Premier League, United has delivered better performances in Europe this season and stunned Bayern by taking the lead against the run of play through Nemanja Vidics header in the 58th minute. Bayern had dominated possession but struggled to create a clear-cut chance before Schweinsteiger arrowed a half-volley high into the net in the 67th to give the German side a slight advantage ahead of the second leg in Munich next week. Joao Moutinho Portugal Jersey . He made another correct read. The Browns, who have been shuttling quarterbacks on and off the field all season, finally got some good news on that front: Campbells ribs are only bruised.MANCHESTER, England -- England midfielder Michael Carrick has extended his contract with Manchester United, keeping him at the club until June 2015 with an option of a further year. Carrick has established himself as an integral part of the United team since joining from Tottenham in 2006. United manager David Moyes says "Michael is a great reader of the game and has excellent passiing ability. Tiago Mendes Portugal Jersey. He is an exceptional man and a true professional." In his seven years at United, the 32-year-old Carrick has won five Premier League titles and the Champions League in 2008. In a club statement released Friday, Carrick says "I have won many trophies in my years playing here and I am looking forward to achieving more in the future." Wholesale Jerseys China ' ' ' 
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Bruno Alves Jersey .ca. Kerry, In the closing minutes of the second period of Game 4 between Pittsburgh and Columbus there were the remnants of two broken sticks behind the Pittsburgh net. Luis Neto Portugal Jersey . As analysts we do the same thing, so here are some observations from week one. First there were two major upsets. I should say, major upsets in the eyes of the fans and prognosticators.MIAMI -- Indianas Paul George will play in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals, which comes as no surprise to the Miami Heat. Andre Almeida Portugal Jersey . They were expecting him there all along. The Pacers announced Friday night that George has been cleared "to return to normal basketball activity," a decision made three days after he was concussed in Game 2 of the Indiana-Miami series. "Barring any unforeseen complications, he will play" on Saturday in Miami, the Pacers said. So that settled one lineup issue. The Heat now have a lineup decision to make. Greg Oden -- whose last post-season appearance was April 30, 2009 -- may be inserted into the Heat rotation after showing Miamis coaches in recent days that back issues that slowed him down for weeks may finally be a thing of the past. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra suggested that Oden "could" get some minutes, which would almost certainly come against Indiana centre Roy Hibbert. "If coach needs me, Im ready to play," Oden said. "Im definitely ready whenever he needs me." The series is tied at a game apiece, with Miami grabbing the home-court edge away by rallying for an 87-83 win at Indianapolis in Game 2. The teams have been off since, which figures to be a blessing of sorts for the Pacers -- who had several players limping and ailing late in that game, with Georges concussion the most notable malady. The back of Georges head was struck by Dwyane Wades knee as both were trying to get control of a loose ball during the fourth quarter of that game. George remained in the game but was basically a non-factor the rest of the way, and Miami owned the final minutes. The concussion came to light only after George revealed postgame that he briefly "blacked out." "I probably should have kept that to myself," George said. "It just made a mess. Thats something that, going forward, just keep that between myself and the training staff." The Heat never even considered the possibility that George wouldnt play in Game 3. "Why wouldnt he?" Heat star LeBron& James asked. Eder Portugal Jersey. Wade said he wanted to see George out there, because competitors always want to play against the best, particularly at this time of year. And in these playoffs, no one has looked better on the road -- especially defensively -- than the Pacers, who still havent won even two consecutive home games in this post-season but have won five in a row away from home. Atlanta and Washington combined to shoot only 38 per cent at home against Indiana in the opening two rounds, averaging just 84.8 points per game. The Pacers havent exactly been offensive juggernauts in those games, averaging 90.7 points themselves, but the airtight defence was enough for Indiana to save its season by winning elimination games in both matchups. "We played at a high level in the Washington series, and those last two against Atlanta when we were down in the series, we played with great desperation," Pacers coach Frank Vogel said. "Our guys take pride in their defence. Thats probably why you see those numbers." Then again, the Heat present a bit more of a challenge than the Hawks and Wizards. "I dont know if the home court really matters right now in the playoffs," Spoelstra said. "Its more about your collective disposition, and youre imposing that identity on the other team. I think either team could win home or away." Miami is 5-0 at home in the post-season, winning by an average of 10 points per game and shooting nearly 50 per cent from the floor. Going back to last season, the Heat have won eight straight playoff games in their own building and since James joined the club theyre 35-7 at home during the post-season. Among those seven losses? The Pacers won at Miami in both 2012 and 2013. And thats why Miami knows having the home-court edge now hardly assures a series win. "Both teams can win on each others floor. Weve proven that the last couple years," James said. "We have to protect our home, but we cant go out there saying that just because were back home we get automatic wins. Weve got to play." Wholesale Jerseys China ' ' ' 
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