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WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have picked up international linebacker Abraham Kromah from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in exchange for future considerations. Michael Bourn Indians Jersey . Kromah, 25, spent his first two CFL seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He has a record of 39 defensive tackles, five special teams tackles, one sack and one fumble recovery. He signed in Hamilton in the offseason but has spent the first three weeks of this season on the one-game injured list, where he has been placed by the Bombers. The six-foot, 227-pound linebacker played at Duke and was born in Staten Island, N.Y. Adam Jones Orioles Jersey . The NHLPA announced on Saturday that Carcillo has asked NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman to review the ban handed down after Carcillo applied force to linesman Scott Driscoll in Thursday nights 3-2 overtime loss to the Montreal Canadiens in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Bob Feller Indians Jersey . -- An accomplished veteran in open-wheel racing, Alex Tagliani probably could find a full-time ride in the IndyCar series if he wanted it badly enough.Malelane, South Africa (SportsNetwork.com) - Branden Grace managed an even-par 72 in Saturdays third round and he saw his lead dip to one stroke after three rounds of the Alfred Dunhill Championship. Grace, a four-time winner on the European Tour, ended 54 holes at 16-under-par 200. All four of his wins came in the 2012 season. Lucas Bjerregaard fired a 6-under 66, the low round of the day Saturday, and he jumped into second place at minus-15. Last weeks winner Danny Willett poosted a 5-under 67 and he is alone in third place at 14-under-par 202. Rollie Fingers Padres Jersey. Francesco Molinari carded a 2-under 70, but he dipped into fourth place at minus-13. Andrew Johnson was one stroke back at 12-under 204 after carding a 68 on Saturday at Leopard Creek Country Club. Louis Oosthuizen also shot 68 in round three and he is alone in sixth at 10- under 206. Morten Orum Madsen (72) and Shaun Norris (73) share seventh place at minus-8. MORE TO FOLLOW. wholesale nfl jerseys wholesale jerseys ' ' '
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MASON, Ohio -- A pep talk got Maria Sharapova turned around and headed into a title match. Zapatillas Nike Air Max 2015 . After playing a listless first set, Sharapova got inspired by a pep talk from her coach and rolled to a 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory over Vera Zvonareva on Saturday night that clinched a spot in the finals of the Western & Southern Open. Shell play 13th-seeded Jelena Jankovic of Serbia, who beat Andrea Petkovic 7-6 (4), 6-1 in the later semifinal. The fourth-seeded Sharapova was completely off her game in the first set, barely able to score points against the worlds second-ranked player. Coach Thomas Hogstedt gave Sharapova an animated courtside talk, and she took over the two-hour, two-minute matchup of Russians. "I didnt do a lot of talking," Sharapova said. "He talked most of the time. I called him over because I felt I just needed a little energy. Something was missing in the first set." Sharapova will be trying for her second tournament title this season -- she also won in Rome. Last year, she reached the finals in Cincinnati and lost to Kim Clijsters. "I love playing on this court," she said. "Theres something about it." The womens bracket in the U.S. Open tuneup tournament was wide-open because of injuries and an early upset. Clijsters withdrew with strained abdominal muscles -- she also dropped out of the U.S. Open, where shes won the last two titles. Venus Williams had to skip the tournament because of a virus. Sister Serena Williams dropped out on Wednesday because of a sore toe. And third-seeded Victoria Azarenka dropped out with a hand injury. With Clijsters out, Caroline Wozniacki became the top-ranked player. She lost her first match. As a result, the four players who reached the semifinals have a combined four tournament wins this season, Zvonareva with two of them. She didnt need to do much to get ahead early on Saturday. Sharapovas game was out of kilter at the start. She repeatedly missed routine shots, got broken twice and fell behind 5-2 while winning only 11 points in those first seven games. She tried to get some momentum, repeatedly pumping her left fist when she made a few shots and broke Zvonarevas serve to keep the set going. Not for long -- Zvonareva broke her back to finish it off. During the break, Sharapova asked for a consultation with Hogstedt, who gave her a little pep talk, repeatedly pumping his left fist. It worked. Sharapova was much more aggressive at the start of the second set, breaking Zvonareva in the opening game. Soon, Zvonareva was on the defensive and making the mistakes -- she double-faulted to lose her serve and the second set. "In the second and third sets, I had my concentration level drop for moments a little bit," Zvonareva said. "I gave her a few chances. You give Maria chances like that, shell take them." Another double-fault allowed Sharapova to break through for a 3-1 lead in the final set. Then, Sharapova returned the favour, double-faulting twice in a row while Zvonareva cut the deficit to 4-3. Sharapova recovered quickly, coming to the net for a slam and giving herself three break points in the next game. Her strong forehand down the line put her up 5-3. She got a new racket and served it out, ending the match with a solid forehand. She raised both arms in triumph and threw back her head. Jankovic will be trying for her first tournament title since Indians Wells last year. Its only her second final of the season -- she was a runner-up at Monterrey. Petkovic came out with her right knee heavily wrapped -- she tweaked it in the quarter-finals. She kept up until the first-set tiebreaker, when she hit a few shots poorly. She wound up for one backhand and sent it flying into the stands. That was all Petkovic had in her. Jankovic broke her to open the second set, then again to go up 3-0. New Balance 574 España . Phillies starter A.J. Burnett left in the fourth inning because of a sore groin, but Philadelphia chased Fernandez (2-1) with three runs in the fifth en route to its first home win of the season. Fernandez, last seasons NL Rookie of the Year, was tagged for eight hits and a career-worst six earned runs in four-plus innings. New Balance 574 Mujer . The new Romo deal, which is being reported by the Dallas Morning News, will save the team another $10 million. According to the report, the new deal drops Romos salary-cap figure from $21.That led me to ask a different question. I wondered how NHL coaches would feel about a playoff schedule that allowed them to open a best-of-seven series on the road, which many claim to favour, yet still gave them the precious home-ice edge for a seventh game.How would that work, you ask, as they did?Pretty simple, really - the higher-placed team would play the first two games on the road, and then get its home-ice advantage in four of the remaining five contests, excepting game six and including game seven.Overwhelmingly, the NHL coaches who were presented with this idea said they would opt for it if given the choice.That led me to wonder how the NHL would feel about a playoff system that gave the higher-placed team the option of playing at home for games 1,2,5,7, or for games 3,4,5, 7.The leagues schedule-maker wondered why he should make changes based on the apparent whims of coachess. New Balance 574 Outlet. It was pointed out to him that the alternative plan might be even more attractive to NHL owners and NHL players than to NHL coaches.Thats because it requires less travel over the course of a seven-game series. Traditionally, there is travel following games 2, 4, 5, and 6. In the new model, teams would switch sites only three times, after games 2, 5 and 6.Teams would save money, players would be fresher, and coaches would get what many say they prefer.At the very least, there would be an actual reward for a good regular-season record—the advantage of deciding what the real advantage is over a seven-game series, never mind the supposed and dictated advantage of opening at home.The next time you hear the coach of a team favoured to win lament the pressure that comes with game one at home, think of this way to end that complaint forever, and PASS IT ON. wholesale nfl jerseyswholesale jerseys ' ' '
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Got a question on rule clarification, comments on rule enforcements or some memorable NHL stories? Kerry wants to answer your emails at cmonref@tsn. Cal Ripken Authentic Jersey .ca. Hi Kerry: I was watching the Hawks-Blue Jackets game on Friday night - the game in which the Hawks scored with less than four seconds remaining to claim victory. My question concerns the face-off for that game-winning goal. Let me describe what I saw the previous play. With less than thirty seconds remaining, the puck was shot on the ice in front of the Jackets bench. Two Jacket players jumped on to the ice while two others went to the bench. The puck went just inside the Jackets zone where a Jacket defender got the puck with just over 20 seconds left. A linesman whistled down the play indicating that the Jackets had too many men on the ice and there would be a penalty with a faceoff deep in their end. As it turned out, the two referees counted the players on the ice and determined there were not too many players and NO penalty would be assigned. The face-off was still held deep in Jacket territory. The Hawks took control from the face-off and scored. My question to you is should not that face-off been held outside the Jackets blue line or at centre because the linesman blew down the play incorrectly? Since the Jackets had control of the puck when the "too many men" whistle blew, it seems to me unfair they should be penalized with the deep faceoff. Im sure the Leafs, Flyers and Devils agree with the call; however, I didnt and I am a Hawks fan. Could you please give me your take on this as I am sure it cost the Blue Jackets a very important point or two. Thanks, Doug MacLean --- Hi Doug: I have little doubt that the former Blue Jackets GM with the same name as yours would have been waiting near the officials dressing room looking for some clarification on this play as well if he still occupied that position. The linesman clearly made an error in judgment when he determined the Blue Jackets were in violation of rule 74 - too many men on the ice - with 21.6 seconds remaining in regulation. Even though play was stopped through an officials error the face-off location in this case is determined by where the puck was last played under rule 76.2. “When the game is stopped for any reason not specifically covered in the official rules, the puck must be faced-off at a face-off spot in the zone nearest to where it was last played.” Defenceman Jack Johnson had the puck on his stick a couple of feet inside the Blue Jackets end zone when the linesman blew his whistle to stop play. As per rule 76.2 the face-off had to be conducted on the nearest end-zone face-off dot of the Blue Jackets. The only provision within the rules to relocate a face-off in the neutral zone following a linesmans error is contained in rule 81.2 - If the linesman shall have erred in calling an “icing the puck” infraction (regardless of whether either team is short-handed), the puck shall be faced-off on the center face-off dot. It is most unfortunate for the Blue Jackets that the whistle was not blown by the linesman when Jack Johnson first touched the puck when it rested on the blue line and prior to entering the defending zone. Had that been the case, the ensuing faceoff would have taken place on the neutral zone face-off dot. It might be unfair, Doug, that the Blue Jackets lost so much territorial advantage following the linesmans error but there was no option to locate the face-off in the neutral zone on this play. While the Blue Jackets did have some opportunities to get the puck out of their end zone following the face-off with 21.6 seconds remaining, I acknowledge it was a tough way for a team to lose such an important game. Chris Tillman Orioles Jersey . Justin Dowling, Travis Morin and Francis Wathier also scored for the Stars (22-10-5), who bypassed Abbotsford for top spot in the West Division, and Mike Hedden tacked on two assists. Defenceman John Ramage was a team-worst minus-4 for the Heat (23-13-2), who dropped their fourth game in a row. Custom Orioles Jersey . Kyrie Irving scored 22 points and the Cavaliers won their sixth straight game, 101-93 over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.The Winnipeg Jets play their final game before the Olympic Break with a 1:00 face off in St. Louis. Its the fourth meeting of the season between these Central Division opponents with Winnipeg having once just once.  Alexander Steen has led the Blues with four goals in those games. Due to the afternoon start, neither team held a pregame skate this morning. The (28-26-5) Jets are three points behind Phoenix for a Western Conference Wild Card playoff spot. Under Head Coach Paul Maurice, Winnipegs record is 9-3. Al Montoya (10-4-1, 2.14, .926) will start in goal.  Hes won his last two road starts in Chicago and Montreal. Based on practice yesterday, the Jets Projected Lines are: Ladd-Little-FrolikThorburn-Scheifele-WheelerSetoguchi-Jokinen-ByfuglienTangradi-Wright-Peluso Enstrom-BogosianStuart-TroubaEllerby-Pardy Winnipegs penalty kill on the road hhas moved up to second in the NHL at 86. Dylan Bundy Jersey. 5%. The (38-12-6) Blues are second in the Central Division with 82 points and trail first place Chicago by two points.  They have a five point lead on the third place Avalanche. Brian Elliott (14-4-2, 2.10, .917) will start in goal.  He is 1-0-1 vs Winnipeg this season with a 1.92 goals against average and .920 save percentage. Based on practice yesterday, the Blues Projected Lines are: Steen-Backes-StewartSchwartz-Roy-JaskinPaajarvi-Berglund-OshieMorrow-Lapierre-Reaves Pietrangelo-BouwmeesterShattenkirk-JackmanLeopold-Polak St. Louis is 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. The Blues power play is second in the NHL at 22.6%. Defenseman Jay Bouwmeester will play his 691st consecutive game today. Next action for the Jets will be Thursday, February 27 at MTS Centre vs the Phoenix Coyotes. wholesale nfl jerseys wholesale jerseys ' ' '
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NEW ORLEANS - A federal grand jury has added drug charges to the state rape charges facing former New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper. nfl jerseys china .The U.S. Attorneys Office in New Orleans announced Friday that Sharper now faces charges that he and a co-defendant — Brandon Licciardi — distributed three illegal drugs with intent to commit rape.The federal charges were announced hours after a New Orleans grand jury indicted Sharper, Licciardi and a third man on rape charges.Sharper is jailed in California on charges that he drugged and raped two women there. He also faces sexual assault charges in Arizona. Similar accusations against Sharper in Las Vegas remain under investigation.The U.S. Attorneys Office said Licciardi was in custody. There was no word on when he would make a first court appearance. jerseys from china . Garza, who signed a four-year, $50 million deal with the Milwaukee in the off-season, retired the Cubs in order in four of the first six innings. cheap jerseys from china . The Texans sunk to a new low on Sunday with a 13-6 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars to extend their franchise-record skid to nine games.SAN FRANCISCO -- Paul Goldschmidt realizes his good fortunes against Tim Lincecum could turn at any moment, so hes the last one who will be caught celebrating a remarkable streak of home runs against the two-time NL Cy Young Award winner. Goldschmidt did it again Wednesday night, showing he has some freak in him, too. The slugger hit a three-run homer and sacrifice fly to pound Lincecum early, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 7-3 for a nice lift after a slow start. Gerardo Parra hit a two-run homer and finished a double shy of the cycle, while Eric Chavez added an RBI triple for his first hit in his first start of the year for Arizona. Goldschmidt is batting .542 (13-for-24) with seven homers and 17 RBIs all-time against Lincecum, including a two-run homer last week at Chase Field. His latest homer marked the 22nd time an opposing right-handed hitter homered to AT&T Parks right field. "I was kind of worried it may go foul, but I think the wind actually helped keep it fair. It was right down the line," Goldschmidt said. "You know Lincecums a very good pitcher. So you just go up there and try to have a good at-bat and try to hit the ball hard, and fortunately I was able to get one there in the first inning. It really doesnt change. Try to have a good at-bat, try to keep it simple." Goldschmidt has been such a nemesis for Lincecum, the exasperated pitcher said last week he might have to throw underhanded to try to stymie the slugger. "Its just unexplainable," Chavez said. "I have no idea." Michael Morse and Buster Posey hit solo homers against Bronson Arroyo (1-0), who won his third straight decision against San Francisco. Arroyo was staked to a nice lead early and worked five innings to earn his first win since joining the D-backs in February. He had a no-decision against the Giants last Thursday. The right-hander allowed six hits and three runs, struck out two and walked one. He beat the Giants twice last season, including a seven-hitter at AT&T Park last July 22 with the Reds for his ssixth career shutout in an 11-0 victory. jersyes nfl wholesale. Josh Collmenter, who soon could join the struggling Arizona rotation, pitched four scoreless innings of relief for his first major league save. Goldschmidt got things going at AT&T Park again. Parra led off the game with a triple, Martin Prado walked and Goldschmidt sent a 1-1 fastball into the elevated right-field arcade. He added a sacrifice fly in the third, then was booed each time he stepped into the batters box in the late innings. "Hopefully the streak continues," manager Kirk Gibson said. "Its amazing." Parra connected for his first homer of the year with two outs in the fourth. Angel Pagan singled in the first and has hit safely in all nine games for the Giants, batting .462 with seven multihit games Lincecum (0-1) lasted just four innings, tagged for seven runs and seven hits. The right-hander received a $35 million, two-year deal in late October to stay put with San Francisco rather than test free agency. He said he might be trying too hard against Goldschmidt. "I just have to start leaning on a little bit more of my strength and not necessarily his weaknesses," Lincecum said. "I know hes got some holes here and there, but I have to mix up my pitch counts and my pitch routines." Pablo Sandoval went 1 for 4 and is off to a quiet start hitting .143 for San Francisco. Manager Bruce Bochy is confident that even though the Giants have tabled talks about a contract extension for the third baseman, it wont affect the 2012 World Series MVP on the field. Notes: After the early struggles by the D-backs rotation, Arizona officials are discussing changes. Gibson expects Trevor Cahill (0-3) to make his next start Sunday, but Collmenter will be stretched out and threw 53 pitches. ... Ryan Vogelsong (0-0) pitches Thursday for the Giants against Randall Delgado (0-1). ... The Giants will hold "Farewell to the Stick" night Thursday to honour their former home of Candlestick Park. The NFLs 49ers played their final season in the venue last year. wholesale nfl jerseys wholesale jerseys ' ' '
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SURPRISE, Ariz. Albert Pujols Angels Jersey . - Matt Harrison concedes that he likely wont be ready to pitch for the Texas Rangers by opening day. The left-hander, who hasnt thrown in a week because of stiffness in his neck and back, just hopes things are different from last year. He was the opening day starter then, but made only one more start. "Kind of trade-off from last year," Harrison said Sunday. "Only making two and miss 30, and miss two and make 30, that would be nice. Even though Harrison is feeling much better after switching beds, he was still returning to Texas to be examined by the specialist who did both operations last year for a herniated disk in his lower back. "I think at this stage, based upon the initial symptoms that he reported, we just wanted to make sure were all clear before we ramp up again," Rangers assistant general manager Thad Levine said. Harrison had also been scheduled to throw live batting practice last Tuesday and wanted to pitch, but the Rangers held him out of that as a precaution because of neck stiffness. Two days later, he was scratched again from a throwing session with stiffness in his back. An MRI showed no immediate cause for concern, but the Rangers scheduled an appointment with Dr. Drew Dossett, who wasnt available until Monday because he was at the NFL combine. "I think for sure the bed was an issue. Since Ive gotten out of that bed and switched beds I havent had any issues," Harrison said. "Everybody usually feels sore the first couple of days just getting back acclimated to running around out there." Harrison won 18 games and was an All-Star in 2012, then got a $55 million, five-year contract. He had never had any back issues before last spring, and still made his first two scheduled starts. After going 0-2 with an 8.44 ERA, Harrison got two epidural injections and a second opinion before two operations in a matter of weeks. Harrison threw for a couple of months with no problems before camp this year, so he expect to have to completely start over when he is cleared by the Rangers to throw again. He hopes hes able to make his season debut no later than the middle of April. "This little setback set them on high alert and theyre probably going to slow it down a little bit," he said. "Which I hate because going through a healthy off-season and being ready to go its tough to get shut down. But its early." Levine said the Rangers put a lot more value on having Harrison healthy for the stretch drive late in the season than a start in April. "Were not panicking," manager Ron Washington said. "He is feeling better. Hes not feeling what caused us to shut him down anymore, so hopefully when the doctor sees him, it was just was some residual from everything he had done." Albert Pujols Authentic Jersey . Cross-country skier Brian McKeever won the mens visually impaired 20-kilometre race on Monday. Reggie Jackson Authentic Jersey . Lee doubled and scored in his debut, Buerhle struck out a season-best eight over 7 2-3 innings and Miami beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-0 Thursday to split the four-game series.INDIANAPOLIS -- A judge in Indianapolis has entered a not-guilty plea for former NBA No. 1 draft pick Greg Oden, who is charged with punching his ex-girlfriend in the face. The Marion County judge set an Oct. 22 trial date for the free-agent centre Wednesday. Oden is charged with battery resulting in serious bodily injury and two misdemeanour battery counts. The judge says Oden can leave IIndiana, but must remain on GPS monitoring. Rod Carew Jersey. . The 26-year-old was arrested at his mothers Indianapolis home last Thursday and released from jail later that day. An affidavit says a witness told police Oden punched his ex-girlfriend in the face, drawing blood. The Portland Trail Blazers made Oden the top pick in the 2007 draft. He played for the Miami Heat last season. wholesale nfl jerseys wholesale jerseys ' ' '
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DALLAS -- Former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd is expected to enter a federal courtroom in Dallas to receive a possible life sentence for his role in a drug-distribution scheme. Nike Roshe Run Suede Comprar . He pleaded guilty in April to one count of trying to buy and distribute cocaine and marijuana. Hes scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday. Authorities say that while NFL teammates and friends knew Hurd as a hardworking wide receiver and married father, he was fashioning a separate identity as a wannabe drug kingpin with a focus on "high-end deals" and a need for large amounts of drugs. Hes apologized for his behaviour and says he was smoking and dealing marijuana long before his 2011 arrest outside a suburban Chicago steakhouse. Hurd was a wide receiver with stints for the Bears and Dallas Cowboys. Nike Cortez Nylon Comprar . Baumann misjudged a long ball from Milan Badelj and failed to clear after emerging outside the penalty area, allowing Maximilian Beister to open the scoring in the 37th minute. Nike Air Max 90 Essential Hombre . Justin Dowling, Travis Morin and Francis Wathier also scored for the Stars (22-10-5), who bypassed Abbotsford for top spot in the West Division, and Mike Hedden tacked on two assists. Defenceman John Ramage was a team-worst minus-4 for the Heat (23-13-2), who dropped their fourth game in a row.Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Terrence Fede blocked Jeff Lockes punt out of the end zone for a safety with 41 seconds left, sending the Miami Dolphins to a 37-35 win over the Minnesota Vikings. The blocked punt came after Damien Williamss 3-yard TD catch tied the game for the Dolphins. Nike Air Max 90 Mujer. The fourth quarter featured a combined 41 points. Despite the win, Miami (8-7) was eliminated from playoff contention due to the Steelers win over Kansas City.wholesale nfl jerseys wholesale jerseys ' ' '
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Mike Cammalleri faces the Canadiens for the first time since the team traded him to Calgary over two years ago as Montreal hosts the Flames tonight at Bell Centre.Salvador Perez Authentic Jersey . Viewers in the Canadiens region can watch the game on TSN Canadiens at 7:30pm et/4:30pm pt. The game can also be heard on TSN Radio Montreal 690. The Calgary Flames will see if they can take their recent hot streak on the road when they shoot for a sixth consecutive win Monday night in Montreal. The Flames went 5-0 during a recent residency at the Saddledome, sweeping a five-game homestand for the first time since Feb. 7-15, 1997. The hot stretch at home came just two weeks after the Flames set a franchise record by losing seven straight in their own building. Calgary, however, has lost three straight and eight of its last 10 on the road, but the Flames hope to pick up an away win when they visit the Canadiens tonight at the Bell Centre. The Flames are just 9-13-4 as the guest this season, and despite the recent surge, the club is still 14 points out of a playoff spot in the Western Conference. Calgary is beginning a three-game swing on Tuesday. The Flames will visit the New York Islanders on Thursday before playing their last game before the Olympic break Saturday in Philadelphia. Calgary capped its perfect homestand on Saturday by picking up a 4-3 overtime win against Minnesota. The Flames carried a 2-1 lead into the third and built a 3-1 cushion just a minute into the period before the Wild scored twice over the final 10 minutes of regulation to send the game to OT. Mikael Backlund scored the game-winner in overtime for Calgary, giving him two goals on the night. T.J. Galiardi added a goal and an assist for the Flames and Dennis Wideman also lit the lamp. The Flames did lose goaltender Karri Ramo to a sprained medial collateral ligament on Saturday, as he left the game late in the first period and did not return. Reto Berra stopped 14-of-17 shots in relief. Ramo will miss his teams final three games before the Olympics and the Flames have recalled goaltender Joni Ortio from Abbotsford of the American Hockey League to assist Berra with the netminding duties. "Reto (Berra) gets the start in Montreal," Flames coach Bob Hartley said. "He came in big for us last game. We have three games left. Were in the business of playing the ones who perform." The Canadiens enter this evenings test having lost two straight at the start of a four-game homestand. Montreal, which has dropped four of six overall, was handed a 2-1 overtime setback by Tampa Bay on Saturday and lost by the same score in regulation the next day versus Winnipeg. Michael Frolik scored the winner in the third period and Al Montoya made 30 saves to help the Jets down the Habs. Brian Gionta scored the only goal and Carey Price allowed both goals on 33 shots for the Canadiens. "We were intense today and hit two posts, but Montoya made some good key saves," said Montreal head coach Michel Therrien. "Sure we would like to score more goals, but I liked the intensity we showed today." Montreal is currently holding onto the seventh of eight playoff seed in the Eastern Conference. The Habs are two points in front of Detroit and Philadelphia for that distinction and Montreal is two in back of Toronto for third place in the Atlantic Division. The Canadiens pulled off a minor trade on Monday, acquiring forward Dale Weise from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for defenseman Raphael Diaz. Montreal general manager Marc Bergevin said Weise "brings additional toughness and grit to our group of forwards." Weise, 25, had three goals, nine assists and 65 hits in 44 games for the Canucks this season. For his career, he has totaled 10 goals, 16 assists and 185 penalty minutes in 162 games with the New York Rangers and Canucks. The 28-year-old Diaz posted 11 assists and blocked 100 shots in 46 games with the Canadiens in 2013-14. The Swiss native has four goals and 37 helpers in 128 career games, all with Montreal. Including this evenings test, the Canadiens have three games left before the NHL goes on hiatus for the Winter Olympics. Montreal is set to complete its four-game stay at the Bell Centre on Thursday against Vancouver before visiting Carolina on Saturday. The Canadiens, who are 15-10-4 as the host this season, have lost two of their last three home games against the Flames, although the clubs last met in Montreal on Oct. 13, 2011 when Calgary notched a 4-1 triumph. The Flames have taken four in a row in this series and boast a 7-0-1 record in their last eight tilts against Montreal. Billy Butler Jersey . After being eliminated by Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League semifinals, Mourinho was asked if hell return to the club next season and simply replied: "Maybe not. Greg Holland Jersey . Kendell, executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, grew up in Ogden, Utah, far from any NFL city, and became a fan of the Los Angeles Rams because shes an Aries and liked their uniforms. TORONTO -- Ricky Ray will have plenty of time to savour the first 500-yard passing performance of his CFL career. Ray completed 39-of-45 passes -- including a club-record 21 straight -- for 505 yards and three TDs as the Toronto Argonauts clinched first in the East Division with a 36-21 win over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Thursday night. Toronto (11-6) will finish the regular season hosting the Montreal Alouettes next Friday night and head coach Scott Milanovich said Ray wont dress for that contest. That means Rays next game for the defending Grey Cup champions will be Nov. 17 in the East final at Rogers Centre. "I can tell you right now Ricky Ray will not be playing next week," Milanovich said emphatically. "Hell be standing beside me on the sidelines without gear on, we can end the speculation right now." Milanovichs decision also means Ray will finish the season with a 77.7 per cent completion average, breaking the CFL single-season mark of 73.98 per cent held by Calgary offensive co-ordinator Dave Dickenson. Predictably, the humble Ray downplayed the career performance. "It was just one of those nights we had a lot of opportunities to make plays and were able to finish most of them," Ray said. "But we left a lot out there, we had a couple of turnovers and I missed Chad Owens on an easy touchdown. "We still have a lot of things to clean up." Discipline is certainly one of them as Toronto was flagged 14 times for 139 yards. Winnipeg wasnt much better with 12 penalties for 95 yards in a very chippy affair that saw both teams penalized often for vicious hits on a night when players, coaches and officials all had pink-coloured apparel as part of the CFLs initiative to bring awareness to womens cancers. "Weve got to be more disciplined," Milanovich said. "To win a game with that many penalties just isnt going to happen very often. "If we keep having the penalties we had tonight we wont go far in November." Winnipeg coach Tim Burke wasnt pleased with all the penalties either, saying hell be addressing it with his team. "There is going to be some light pocketbooks this week," he said. "I chalk it up to being unable to control your emotions. "Football is an emotional game but you have to be able to control your emotions." Ray broke the Argos record of 19 straight completions in the third and finished one short of the CFL mark when he threw an incompletion to running back Chad Kackert, back after missing two games with a shoulder injury. But Argos receivers Jason Barnes and Andre Durie both lost fumbles deep in Winnipegs zone following big completions by Ray that helped the Bombers (3-14) hang around. But Ray cemented the win with a 69-yard TD pass to Dontrelle Inman at 12:16 of the fourth. On July 19, Ray set the CFL single-game passing accuracy record by completing 19-of-20 passes in a 35-19 win over Winnipeg before suffering a knee injury. Toronto finished atop the East Division for the first time since 07 and just the third time since 97. More importantly, the Argos cemented home-field advantage for the conference final by sweeping the home-and-home series with Winnipeg after dropping two straight games to Hamilton. "This was our goal at the start of the year to get that one playoff game at home and we were able to do it," Ray said. "There were stumbling blocks along the way but to rebound after the two losses to Hamilton and come back and get two big wins was big for this team. Justin Maxwell Royals Jersey. " Rays brilliance before a Rogers Centre gathering of 18,478 overshadowed the nastiness of the contest. But there were some anxious moments in the first half when play was halted as Toronto defensive back Neiko Thorpe was treated for a head injury. Thorpe was hurt while tackling Winnipeg running back Will Ford. His head was immobilized and he was placed on a backboard, then a stretcher before being carted off the field. He was taken to hospital for examination and released after test results were negative. Winnipeg, 2-7 on the road this season, was eliminated from playoff contention with last weekends 26-20 home loss to Toronto. But Milanovich said his team fed off the criticism it received for not securing a more emphatic victory in Manitoba. "I dont think you can measure a teams will to win and the heart of a champion," Milanovich said. "Weve got a bunch of guys that are new but make no mistake theres a lot of champions still on that roster and these guys found a way to win. "You dont win 11 games by accident. Were young on defence, weve got eight new starters but I have faith were going to get this thing done. Ill stand shoulder to shoulder with this team anytime." Toronto boasted two 100-yard receivers in Inman (four catches, 152 yards) and Chad Owens (11 receptions, 105 yards). Kackert also had a solid return with 79 yards rushing on 11 carries and seven catches for 55 yards. "I thought Kack ran great, it was exactly what I was looking for," Milanovich said. "He was decisive, he was north and south, he picked a hole and he hit it, he sliced through the defence and brought that burst that we needed." Winnipeg quarterback Max Hall finished 17-of-32 passing for 257 yards and two TDs. Wallace Miles was the Bombers top receiver with six catches for 100 yards and a touchdown. "I thought our offence did a pretty good job," Burke said. "Defensively we didnt rush the passer very well and we didnt cover very well . . . thats why you give up 505 yards." For Miles, scoring his first-ever pro TD was a moral victory as it came with his mother, who made the trip from Georgia, in the stands. "Its very bittersweet," he said. "A milestone in my life but it came in a loss." Romby Bryant had the other two TDs for Toronto, which improved to 4-4 at home. Swayze Waters booted the converts, four field goals and a single. The other points came on a safety. Rory Kohlert had the other TD for Winnipeg. Sandro DeAngelis added the converts and two field goals while Mike Renaud kicked a single. Follow Dan Ralph on Twitter at @danralphcp NOTES: Aaron Maybin, a former All-American linebacker at Penn State and 2009 first-round draft pick of the NFLs Buffalo Bills, attended the game as the Argos guest. A source told The Canadian Press that Maybin is close to signing with Toronto . . . Receiver Mike Sims-Walker, who had eight catches for 137 yards in his CFL debut last week versus Toronto, was among Winnipegs pre-game scratches . . . Slotback Cory Watson played for the Blue Bombers despite missing the teams flight to Toronto after forgetting to bring his wallet to the airport in Winnipeg. Subsequently, he wasnt allowed to board the plane . . . Ray celebrated his 34th birthday Wednesday . . . Durie came in as the CFL leader in yards after catch with 685, the most since the league began compiling the stat in 2010 . . . Toronto safety Matt Black was back in the lineup Thursday night.wholesale nfl jerseys wholesale jerseys ' ' '
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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. Nike Roshe Run Suede Mujer . -- It was one of the most spectacular plays of a dreary season for the Detroit Pistons: Andre Drummond knocked a pass away near midcourt, took off toward the basket and threw down an emphatic one-handed dunk while being fouled by Atlantas Elton Brand. "I knew I didnt have a chance," Brand said. Drummonds dunk propelled the Pistons to a 115-107 win over the Hawks on Friday night that snapped Detroits three-game losing streak and handed Atlanta its eighth straight loss. The Hawks shot 17 of 20 from the field during a 41-point second quarter, but the Pistons rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit. "We came together at halftime. We asked each other if we really want this," Drummond said. "We looked each other in the eyes as men and we all came together and decided we wanted to do this. So we came out firing." Atlanta was without guard Jeff Teague, who was out with a sprained ankle. Al Horford was lost for the season in December with a torn pectoral muscle. Paul Millsap had 23 points for the Hawks. "We had that huge second quarter, but they must have gotten a huge pep talk at halftime, because they really came out for the third with a lot of energy," Atlantas Kyle Korver said. Drummonds dunk on Brand gave the Pistons a 93-88 lead with 10:00 to play. Brand was a good sport about it, smiling a bit and even appearing to look up at the scoreboard for a replay. Drummond finished 10 of 11 from the field, but the Hawks finally started fouling him intentionally. The Detroit big man finished 0 for 8 on free throws, and the Pistons eventually took him out for the final 3:40. "Obviously, were trying to get back into the game, and it helped," Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said. "We didnt score every time that we tried it, but it gave us a chance. It also helps that hes a great young player and we got him off the floor for a couple minutes." It was tied at 104 when Detroits Kyle Singler made a 3-pointer from the right wing, and Will Bynum doubled the lead with a driving three-point play with 1:06 to go. A 3-pointer by Singler with 30 seconds left made it 113-106. Greg Monroe had 22 points and 15 rebounds for the Pistons, who stood pat at the trade deadline Thursday. Detroit is now 2 1/2 games behind Atlanta and Charlotte, who are in a virtual tie for seventh place in the Eastern Conference. The Hawks looked unstoppable on offence in the second quarter, scoring at will while going the entire period without a turnover. But the Pistons outscored Atlanta 34-20 in the third. It wasnt a perfect second half by any means for Detroit, but the Pistons did show some urgency. Brandon Jennings, who was having a poor shooting game for Detroit, was fouled twice while shooting 3-pointers. After Jennings missed badly from 3-point range, Josh Smith blocked Millsap at the other end, and Jennings was waiting behind the defence for a layup that gave the Pistons an 82-79 lead. "We made two or three hustle plays that winning teams make," Detroit interim coach John Loyer said. "Two and three bodies on the floor, couple guys going out of bounds. You guys all watch the NBA. The better teams do that." Jennings finished with 12 points and 14 assists, although he didnt play at all in the fourth. Detroit went with Bynum instead, and he finished with nine points and seven assists. "Brandon is a scorer. Brandon has been a great facilitator for us," Loyer said. "He started to attack in the third quarter and Will came in and finished it. Thats what teammates do." NOTES: Atlanta shot 85 per cent in the second quarter, one of the top marks for one quarter in the NBA this season. Denver shot 87 per cent (13 for 15) in the fourth quarter at Toronto on Dec. 1, according to STATS. ... The Pistons outscored the Hawks 66-34 in the paint. ... Kyle Korver was 2 for 4 from 3-point range, extending his NBA record to 123 consecutive games with a 3. Nike Air Max 2015 Mujer . "Ill just be excited to be back out there with the guys, fans cheering and stuff like that," Patterson said. "So, emotionally, emotionally, Ill be really excited. Nike Roshe Run Mujer Baratas . Homan and her Team Canada (1-0) rink from Ottawa scored four in the eighth end for an 8-3 victory over Manitobas Chelsea Carey (0-1) on Saturday night at the Maurice Richard Arena. SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Nicolas Almagro of Spain won the Brazil Open for the third time Sunday, defeating Filippo Volandri of Italy 6-3, 4-6, 6-4. Almargo has won this ATP Tour event more than any other player, his other victories coming last year and in 2008. This was his 11th ATP tour title, all on clay. Almagro broke Volandri late in the third set to clinch victory in just over two hours at Ibirapuera sporting complex in Sao Paulo. He went to his chair and changed into a shirt with the words "I love Brazil" written on it. "It was incredible," Almagro said. "It was great to see the stadium packed. We always enjoy the atmosphere here, with the fans pushing us." The 11th-ranked Almagro played as a wild card because Davis Cup duties initially put his participation in doubt. It was the eighth straight time a Spaniard had made it to the Brazil Open final, with the Spanish player winning six times. It was the seventh ATP final for thee Italian, who was trying to win his third singles title and first since 2006. Nike Air Max 90 Vt Baratas. Volandri has lost five matches in a row to Almagro, who now is 7-3 against the 30-year-old Italian. Volandri broke in the second game of the match, but Almargo came back with three breaks to take control of the set despite making only 55 per cent of his first serves. Almagro played well in the second set but Volandri saved all five break opportunities he faced, then converted one of two chances to extend the match to a third set. Almagro served nine of his 18 aces in the second set. Almagro didnt allow a single break point to the 69th-ranked Volandri in the final set, breaking the Italian to close the match. Volandri missed a forehand on the second match point. Sao Paulo is hosting the event for the first time after 11 editions in the northeast city of Costa do Sauipe. The tournament moved indoors because of rainy weather in Sao Paulo this time of year. wholesale nfl jerseys wholesale jerseys ' ' '
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The Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Saturday evening that the club had returned both defenceman Nathan Beaulieu and forward Patrick Holland to the Hamilton Bulldogs of the AHL. Alex Gordon Royals Jersey . In five games with the Canadiens, the 20-year-old Beaulieu has one assist. Holland, 21, has no points in three games. George Brett Jersey . The solutions? Not so much. Given an extra week to stew over the worst start in 45 years, Tomlin is tweaking the lineup hoping to find a spark that will help his team begin the long road back to respectability. Justin Maxwell Authentic Jersey . But when hes eligible to come off long-term injured reserve Dec.MIAMI -- Veteran right-hander Brad Penny has agreed to a minor-league contract with the Miami Marlins pending a physical. Penny went 14-10 for the Marlins World Series championship team in 2003. He hasnt pitched in the majors since 2012, when he appeared in 22 games with San Frrancisco, all in relief, and had an ERA of 6. Bo Jackson Authentic Jersey. 1. He was released from a minor-league contract by the Kansas City Royals in March. Penny, 36, has a career record of 119-100 in 13 seasons. The Marlins plan for him to report to their Gulf Coast League team. wholesale nfl jerseys wholesale jerseys ' ' '
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. Cheap Dallas Cowboys Jersey . -- Left-handed relievers Tim Collins and Francisley Bueno have been put on the 15-day disabled list by the Kansas City Royals. The Royals recalled right-hander Michael Mariot and left-hander Donnie Joseph from Triple-A Omaha on Monday. Collins, who walked two and gave up a hit while retiring only one batter against the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, is out with a flexor strain in his left elbow. Bueno, who allowed a double and a single while getting two outs Sunday, has a sprained little finger on his left hand. Cheap Chicago Bears Jersey . The Lakers will also visit Cleveland and Philadelphia, have lost four in a row on the road and are 8-18 as the guest this season. They are 3-12 on the road against Western Conference opponents. Cheap NFL Jerseys .S. on June 21 in Sacramento, Calif., as part of the IRB Pacific Nations Cup.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, I enjoy reading your column - hope you keep it up! In the final seconds of the third period of the Winnipeg/Montreal game, Brendan Gallagher looked like he was attempting to get back on-side. However, as he was starting to skate back, Al Montoya, Zach Bogosian and Jacob Trouba blatantly interfered with his progress. If the referee wasnt around, I would have thought that he just missed it. However, this all enfolded in front of a referee. It seemed the ref either purposely wanted the game to be over, sadistically wanted Gallagher to get roughed up, or favoured the Jets to win! Please explain why it wasnt a penalty and what (if any) you would have done differently. Regards, Lee Hi Lee: I can assure you that none of the three assertions you made were even remotely part of the referees mindset or affected his ultimate decision not to assess a penalty against the Jets. Instead, Brendan Gallagher engaged in a losing battle of will with the referee when he attempted to draw a penalty by embellishing the contact with Zach Bogosian (twice) and Al Montoya. Once a referee suspects a player is guilty of embellishing he does not want to be fooled into calling a weak penalty as a result of any theatrical performance. The battle lines were pretty much drawn at that point when Jacob Trouba came off the Winnipeg bench on a change with Tobias Enstrom. Troubas most direct route to assume his right defense position from the Jets bench placed him on a collision course with Gallagher, who had just picked himself up off the ice after turning on Bogosians stick, reaching his hand to the rafters and doing a reverse fall onto his back! No penalty call was forthcoming at that point. I would have judged the encounters with Bogosian and Montoya no differently than the referee, based on the embellishment that was first initiated by Gallagher behind the Jets net. The next obvious question you will ask is if the referee deemed there was embellishment, then why not assess offsetting penalties?  With under a minute to play and the puck dumped down the icce most referees would prefer to let the minor skirmish quickly play itself out and not affect the manpower on the ice when there was no immediate and direct bearing on the play. Wholesale Jerseys. That changed in my judgment however, once Jacob Trouba knocked Gallagher to the ice with a slightly buried shoulder and stick placed across the body of the Canadiens pin-ball forward. With the puck in the neutral zone Trouba needed to give way to Gallagher and pass behind the Montreal player to allow him unimpeded exit from the Jets end zone no differently than forward giving way to a D-man backing up at the blue line. That contact by Trouba was deserving of an interference penalty. The previous embellishments clearly witnessed by the referee would certainly cause some doubt as to the legitimacy of any foul committed against Brendan Gallagher so the refs arm remained down. I ask you to watch the play as objectively as possible and freeze-frame the action at key moments during the battles that took place. You should see Gallaghers hands initiate contact with Bogosian behind the net and the changing body posture of both players throughout the engagement. The final shove by Bogosian should not have caused the net to be pushed in an excessively tipped forward position by Gallagher. During and immediately following each player confrontation Brendan Gallagher made direct eye contact with the referee, including verbal appeals for a penalty call. It became a failed mission. Brendan Gallagher had a much more direct route available to him to exit the Jets end zone. He chose a path that ultimately led him into contact with Al Montoya and deep within the goal crease. Following the Montoya elbow push, Gallagher threw his head back excessively and immediately looked at the referee this time and on two more subsequent occasions hoping to see a raised arm. Gallaghers unnatural fall and look back at the ref after tripping over Bogosians stick completed the trifecta! Players that embellish on a consistent basis run the risk of not receiving the benefit of the doubt when they are legitimately fouled. Brendan Gallagher is too effective and too good a player to develop that unwanted reputation from the refs.    wholesale nfl jerseys wholesale jerseys ' ' '
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