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Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar and Seattle Mariners shortstop Jean Segura won one more two roster spots for in the near future's All-Star Game in Washington.

Major League Baseball released the effects of online balloting with the last slot in each league Wednesday night, with Aguilar drawing 20.2 million MLB 18 Stubs votes to secure his first All-Star selection. His total was the next-highest inside history on the All-Star Final Vote, trailing only Justin Turner's 20.8 million votes recently.

The 28-year-old Venezuelan was tied to the National League lead with 23 home runs and becomes the 4th Milwaukee player headed on the game.

"The campaign was unbelievable - individuals in Wisconsin and throughout the world really supported me," Aguilar said. "It's an excellent thing."

Brewers outfielders Lorenzo Cain and Christian Yelich had been recently chosen, together with reliever Josh Hader.

Aguilar has 67 RBIs, including 12 in the past seven games, which is batting .307.

"I'm swinging really good today," he stated.

Segura snagged the past American League spot with 13.six million votes. He was and then Boston Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi, New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton, Minnesota Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario and Los Angeles Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons.

The 28-year-old Seattle shortstop was batting .329 and ranked second within the majors with 116 hits. He will join Mariners teammates Nelson Cruz, Edwin Diaz and Mitch Haniger in the All-Star Game. Segura, who made the NL All-Star squad in 2013 with Milwaukee, is the primary Seattle player to win the fan voting to the final spot.

"It was unbelievable," Segura said. "I can't believe hundreds of people across the world, the fans, the marketing, the group, people in Seattle, my teammates, even Felix (Hernandez) yesterday going round the city trying to find some votes in my opinion. It just feels amazing. It feels special. You are derived from another country and also you see how people support you round the MLB The Show 18 Stubs world, celebrate it much more special."

San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt finished second inside the NL balloting, then Max Muncy from the Los Angeles Dodgers, Trea Turner with the Washington Nationals and Matt Carpenter from the St. Louis Cardinals.
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NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball plans to have a decision during the offseason on possible discipline stemming from the investigation of a St. Dres Tin Jedvaj . Louis Cardinals employee who hacked into a Houston Astros computer system.Former St. Louis scouting director Christopher Correa was sentenced in July to 46 months in prison and ordered to pay $279,038 in restitution after pleading guilty to five counts of unauthorized access of a protected computer from 2013 to at least 2014. When he pleaded guilty in January, Correa had maintained he found proprietary Cardinals information in the Astros database.Cardinals Chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. had blamed the hack on roguish behavior by a handful of individuals.We are in the process of finishing up our investigation, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Wednesday. I wish it had gotten a little more help a little sooner from the U.S. attorneys office. But the cards come up how they come up, and were going to finish our investigation, and there will be a resolution of that during this offseason. Dresovi Ivan Strinic . Reassurance came from Paul Tesori, his caddie and close friend whose newborn son is in intensive care in a Florida hospital. "Paul sent me a text this morning, just told me he loved me and wanted to go out and fight as hard as I would any other day," Simpson said Sunday after doing just that. Dres Dominik Livakovic .Y. -- Canadas Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse have another World Cup gold medal after winning the two-women bobsled race on Saturday in Lake Placid, N. http://www.dresovihrvatskereprezentacije.com/dresovi-danijel-subasic.html . After a lengthy wait, persistent rain finally forced the postponement of the Nationals game against the Miami Marlins on Saturday night. The teams, and a few thousand fans, waited nearly four hours from the 7:05 scheduled start time before an announcement was made shortly before 11 p. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ebony Nwanebu had 15 kills to help No. 4 Texas beat top-ranked Nebraska in three sets in the NCAA womens volleyball semifinals.Paulina Prieto-Cerame added 15 kills in Texas 25-18, 25-23, 25-21 victory.The Longhorns (27-4) will face Stanford in the final. The Cardinal beat Minnesota in four sets in the first semifinal.We have a lot of self-confidence as a team going into it, Texas coach Jerritt Elliott said. Ive been to a lot of Final Fours and this is the calmest Ive been going into it. I just had a feeling with this group that they would perform at a high level tonight. And they proved that.Nebraskas leading hitters, Kadie Rolfzen and Mikaela Foecke, combined for 19 kills. Foecke was set 30 times and swung at a rate of .333. Nebraska finished 31-3.The match was a rematch of the 2015 national championship game in Omaha, Nebraska, where the Cornhuskers won in three sets. The Huskers beat Texas in late August, but the Longhorns attack proved too tough for the reigning national champs.With Texas leading 19-18 in the third set, Texas went on a 6-3 run to close out the match. Nwanebu had three kkills in that stretch, capped off with one of Morgan Johnsons four kills that sent Texas to its second consecutive national championship match. Ante Rebic Dres. n the final set, Texas had a .424 hitting percentage, with eight kills from Nwanebu.Texas was practically flawless when the ball was in the air. The Longhorns had a total of just eight hitting errors on 109 attempts. Nebraska, on the other hand, had 21 hitting errors and got outblocked 10-4.Very uncharacteristic, Nebraska coach John Cook said. I saw stuff I havent seen all year tonight. But thats what happens in a match like this sometimes.Nebraska climbed out of a 2-0 hole and came back to win against Penn State in their regional semifinal match, but Texas had an answer any time the Cornhuskers had the chance to grab the momentum.I feel like thats the calmest environment Ive ever been in and its the most hectic tournament ever, Nwanebu said. So I just think everyones emotions were in check and that really helped us win tonight. Black China NFL Jerseys Stitched Jerseys Wholesale Throwback Jerseys NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL T-shirts From China Wholesale NFL T-shirts China Jerseys Cheap ' ' '
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WACO, Texas -- Jason Terrys sweet basketball stroke has taken him all over the country during his 18-year NBA career, but six years ago he witnessed something that he had never and very likely will never see again. James Young Jersey .Terry was readying his daughter, Jasionna, and her sixth-grade basketball team for a game in Texas when the former Sixth Man of the Year saw an Asian mother and daughter going through a rigorous basketball workout.Terry couldnt stop watching as the Chinese American girl meticulously went through catch-and-shoot drills and one-dribble pull-up jumpers. He was floored by the girls fundamentals, sophisticated shooting touch, sound footwork and disciplined work ethic for her age.Terry had so many questions about this unique mother-daughter tandem. Where did they come from? Where did the mother learn these NBA drills? Exactly how old was this girl? So Terry introduced himself.Those drills arent regular, Terry recalled. They said she was in the sixth grade. I said, Sixth grade only! And youre working on NBA workout drills?The way she shoots ... I have never seen anyone like her.Natalie Chou is a rare sight indeed -- a 6-foot-1 Chinese American female basketball player with McDonalds All American credentials, now a freshman for the No. 4 Baylor Bears.There are so few female Asian American players at this elite level that the No. 8 recruit in the country has been dubbed by some Chinese media outlets as the female Jeremy Lin. Its a label that likely has more to do with her ethnicity and potential than her actual playing style, but still one she wholeheartedly embraces.Lin is familiar with the Baylor freshman. And like Lin, Chou wants to be a role model for the Asian community and perhaps one day spark a new generation of Asian female basketball players.I think she will carve out her own nickname and her own lane once people see her, Terry said. She is not as flashy as Jeremy, but her fundamentals, the way she plays the game is pure and only will continue to get better.I dont know how many Asian Americans have been in the WNBA, Terry added, not only at Baylor but beyond, she will make her mark in history.Under the strict tutelage of her mother, Quanli Li, who played professional basketball in China, and with Terry as a mentor, Natalie is one of three heralded freshmen who comprise what some consider to be the top recruiting class in the country. The Lady Bears visit No. 22 Tennessee Sunday (2 p.m., ESPN2).Its been a slow adjustment so far for the versatile guard, who has played in all nine of Baylors games while averaging 12.1 minutes and 3.4 points per game and shooting only 4-of-14 from 3-point range. With four starters returning from last seasons 36-2 team, head coach Kim Mulkey can afford to be patient with her prized class, which also includes Lauren Cox, the top-ranked recruit in the country, and 40th-rated prospect Calveion Juicy Landrum.But Natalies high school accomplishments while at Dallas Plano West -- which include averaging 24 points and 7 rebounds as a senior and winning a gold medal with Cox on the U17 USA Basketball team in 2014 -- has Lin very bullish about Natalies future.I think for us [Asians], I am always going to root for any story like that, said Lin, who first read about Chou earlier this year. [An Asian American female basketball player] is going to break even more stereotypes in a lot of different ways. That is why I am really rooting for her.An American dreamQuanli Li sits on a massive sofa in a lounge adjacent to Baylors womens basketball locker room.Nearby theres a film room that any basketball coach would love, where her younger daughter, Natalie, is conducting an interview in Chinese -- albeit in her Chinglish accent, as Natalies older sister, Mengting, but goes by her nickname Tingting, likes to describe it.Li is supportive but demanding, pushing her kids to excel with a relentless work ethic and unwavering drive for perfection that has driven Natalie to tears on countless occasions.We would be at halftime of a game, and Natalie might have missed two or three shots or turn the ball over a couple of times or just not playing up to her mothers standards, said Terry, who recruited Chou to play four seasons on his Lady Jets AAU team. She would come up to her at halftime. I dont know what she would say but Natalie would be in tears, her eyes would get red and then shed go out and have a great second half of the game.But their relationship is a great mother-daughter, student-coach relationship. I can just tell she idolizes her mother greatly. It is amazing to watch.On this late September day near the Lady Bears locker room, Lis eyes begin to water and her voice quivers. Not in her wildest dreams did she ever imagine sitting in the basketball facility of an elite womens basketball program with her daughter playing for one of the top four womens teams in the country.Shes overwhelmed with pride and what feels like four decades worth of emotions and sacrifice begins to seep out. From Beijing to Baylor, Li has given up so much to get her daughter to this point. A woman who has impressed the likes of Terry and Mulkey with her unwavering focus and determination for her daughter lets her guard down for a brief moment.This is more than I can ever imagine, Li says. My daughters are both doing so well. I did my best to raise them.I want to say thank God for watching over us starting from the first day we landed in this country, Li added, wiping away a tear. It is our opportunity. I am very happy. We are fortunate to come here. If anybody sets their minds to be successful and achieve your dream, this is a place you can do it.A lot of sacrifice. It was worth it.Lis first sacrifice came at age 12, when she left her family and school to train with a Chinese professional basketball club in Beijing.We all lived in a small house, said Li, who had two sisters and a brother. At that time, that is how China was. Six people in one house and they all worked full time [or were at school] so I remember when I was little, I was always by myself.By 13, Li was earning a modest wage, but it was more than what her mother made while working in a factory. Nine years later, Li quit basketball, deciding to focus on her education.She soon married and followed her husband, Joseph Chou, to Beaumont, Texas, where Chou studied engineering at Lamar University.Li struggled to adjust, not knowing a single soul in the U.S. or being able to speak English very well.In China, sometimes I feel I am privileged, Li said. People really look up to you, respect you. But coming here, no one knows you. Youre starting all over ... I could deal with daily life but still, I was kind of lost here.So Li leaned on her training and what she knew how to do best -- basketball and hard work. She started going to the gym at Lamar to play pickup games and professors began wondering who this Chinese woman was who could really ball. Li says the Lamar womens basketball coach came out to ask her if she wanted to join the team.Now a mother, Li politely declined. But she had found something familiar that would help her adapt to her new surroundings. Basketball flowed through her Chinese blood. It was the language through which she could communicate best with Americans. She became a basketball instructor, teaching kids. And like many Asian parents who immigrated to the States, Li was hardest on her two most prized pupils, her daughters.Li started with Tingting at the age of 7. Natalie followed her mom and sister to every basketball class and soon began to not only dribble a ball but execute crossovers by age 5.I teach a lot of kids, Li said. You can tell who is a quick learner. Once I noticed her talent, I said, OK, I need to work on her.Li, who eventually separated from her husband, raised her daughters believing that she had to push them harder to help them succeed in America. The way she figured it, her daughters were different here. Li didnt see other Chinese or Asian girls playing basketball in Texas. She was determined to change peoples minds and show she was the best basketball skills coach and that her daughters could play with anyone -- no matter how they might be judged based on their ethnicity.I guess the term is tiger mom for Chinese moms, said Tingting, who stressed that her mom also knew when to back off and let the sisters learn through their own experiences. She was like that with me about grades, but she was like that with Natalie about basketball. A lot of high expectations. I think a lot of it has to do with the fact that were first-generation immigrants. My mom has made so many sacrifices, like when she came to the States, she had nothing. It is a lot of emphasis on work ethic and determination and never giving up.While Tingting began to focus on academics, Natalie quickly immersed herself in her mothers sport.Li ran Natalie through grueling workouts, harder and more detailed than any of her team practices. It was common for Natalie to practice twice a day, forsaking all the things kids her age did for fun. She traded sleepovers and school dances for basketball camps and tournaments.I have never been to a high school party, Natalie Chou said without a hint of regret. Well, I would never go to a high school party [anyway]. I never really got to go hang out with friends after school or over the weekends because I was always playing basketball.And Natalie never wanted to disappoint her mother, fully understanding all that Li sacrificed for her and Tingting. The pressure to play well is always there.Natalie always knew where her mother sat during AAU and high school games -- front row, center court. And she always heard Li, constantly coaching from the stands with instructions, words of encouragement and criticism in Chinese.She will always be like, Da-Ta-La, Tingting says. [Shes saying in Chinese], Now is your time to [take her] one-on-one.It gets stressful because you are really trying to impress everyone else but you also have to impress your mom and your family, Natalie admitted. I think I care more about my moms opinion than anyone elses except for my coaches like Coach Mulkey, whom I respect everything she says. But I feel it [if her mom is disappointed].Its the worst when she doesnt say anything. That is when you know you messed up.Li smiled when asked if she knows what a tiger mom is.I know, Li said. Hu-Ma. Like you are so [strict] to the kid, to everybody, so mean. Yeah, in some ways, I am. I cant say I am a tiger mother [though]. I dont think that is a good word. But I am pretty strict with them.It is not going to be easy. No one is going to baby you.The Asian girlNatalie might get stressed when her mother is quiet, but she never worries about what opponents say about her or her ethnicity. She quickly became known as the Asian girl in every gym, especially after joining Terrys AAU team.I would walk past teams that we were about to play and I would hear, Oh! I got the Asian! Thats me, I am guarding her! Or, This is going to be the easiest game, Natalie said. And I would just start smiling because I was the best one on the team.They think you are Asian and you cant really play sports. But usually in the first couple of seconds is when they realize, Oh snap! I usually do a move and they are like, oh no, bad choice to guard me.Supporting her sister in the stands, Tingting has heard more ignorant comments and racial slurs.For some reason, there is always some sort of race card or negative terms that are thrown out, Tingting said. She sucks. Shes Asian. Or Oh, Ill get the [Asian racial epithet]. Those are things that make you feel so much better when you beat them.Terry has enjoyed watching Chou prove doubters wrong.After the second year (in AAU), it was like, Oh no! Who is going to guard the Chinese girl? Terry says. Her game was so good. Just watching her mature and grow and realize that hey, I am Chinese but I am a basketball player. She took race out of it when you saw her skill set.There have been some Asian female basketball standouts in college before, like Eun Jung Ok, who helped lead the University of Louisiana Monroe to the 1985 Final Four, and serves as the teams associate head coach. More recently, Lindsey Yamasaki was a volleyball and basketball star at Stanford from 1998-2002.Yamasaki, who is half Japanese, played for USA in the 2001 World University Games in Beijing and was the first Japanese American to play in the WNBA after being drafted in the second round by Miami in 2002. Leilani Mitchell, who is also half Asian, plays for the WNBAs Washington Mystics, and Saniya Chong, who is half Chinese, is a senior starting for No. 2 UConn.Still, the overall number of Asian American basketball players is microscopic. Asians and Pacific Islanders made up 1.0 percent of Division I female college basketball players in 2014-15, compared to 47.3 percent African-American players and 34.9 percent white players,?according to The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at Central Florida University.I can count on my two hands the number of [Asian] girls that I have played against during my 25 years, said Yamasaki, who played professionally for four years and was the first head coach (2008-11) at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. I think there has been more diversity over the years but I am surprised there arent more Asian Americans. I think there are more but there are just still so few that it is not as noticeable.There was no overlooking Yamasaki and now Chou. Both stand at a stereotype-defying 6-foot-1.We are a little bit different that we physically dont meet the stereotype that we are not short and we are not meek and these small guards, Yamasaki said. Some of the stereotypes that I even faced when interacting with Asian communities is that I am so physically different.Unlike Yamasaki and Chou, Natalie Nakase had to fight the stereotype of not only being a rare Japanese American female basketball player but one who barely cleared 5 feet in height. Nakase, now a video coordinator on Doc Rivers Los Angeles Clippers staff, always got looks for her stature, but she still walked on at UCLA in 1998 before finishing her college career as a three-year starter and an honorable mention All-Pac-10 point guard.She was the first Japanese American in the now defunct National Womens Basketball League and played professionally overseas for three years after she was among the last cuts for the Phoenix Mercury. A knee injury led her to enter coaching and Nakase became the first female head coach in Japans top mens pro league.Now Nakase continues to fight stereotypes as an Asian woman striving to be an NBA head coach someday. Nakase took notice of Natalie after first seeing the Texas teen on the U.S. under-17 national team. She also had a strict, basketball-loving parent who motivated her to overcome any obstacles she faced by working harder than everyone else, and shes excited about the new path Natalie can blaze.Clearly it is possible, Nakase said. She is at a top-division school, and she is playing and shes only a freshman. She was on the national team. I wish I was on the national team. I saw her and said, Oh my gosh, there is an Asian on the national team!Lin, the first American-born player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent to play in the NBA, said he is a little wary of people calling Chou the female version of him. Like Terry, Lin wants her to forge her own identity and wonders what kind of impact an Asian American female role model can have in basketball moving forward.You think about it, who is the voice of Asian females [in sports]? wondered Lin, who pointed out that before Linsanity there were male Asian basketball players such as Yao Ming, Sun Yue and Wang Zhizhi among others who came before him. Who is pioneering, what that should look like or who is challenging the stereotypes? There arent really that many female Asian basketball players or athletes in general. You have [figure skater] Michelle Kwan and people like that but I think this will be big because its different when it is basketball.It is harder for Asians to break in [in basketball] and they have to prove themselves more times than not and they have to stand out even more than the average person in order to be found, respected and given the same opportunity. But also in general, in years past, Asian American families didnt put as much an emphasis on sports and basketball. So ... I feel like this [Chous success moving forward] is a great example of challenging that.Natalies latest challengeBefore Mulkey convinced Natalie to pick Baylor over the likes of UCLA, California and Texas, the Baylor coach had a talk with Li that she wont forget.I am very observant with parents, Mulkey said. Her mother is what I call a basketball junkie. Right before Natalie committed to us, Miss Li called me. She wanted to know this. And it just tickled me. She said, Coach Mulkey, if Natalie comes to play for you, do you have a problem with me continuing to work her out?I said, Absolutely not. If you come to Baylor and go to the practice gym and you work her out, you may have more than Natalie in there with you. As long as we are on the same page and teaching the same things, how can you ever fault a parent for wanting to stay involved and wanting to develop a child?Mulkey recognizes that Natalie could be something she has never had in her Hall of Fame career.Miss Li brought up the fact that Natalie could potentially be your first Asian All-American, Mulkey said. I said, Yes! I never thought about that. You think about a lot of barriers and firsts do come with Natalie. She can reach out to a lot of people that may not think that basketball is what they are supposed to be doing. Another thing that when you look at her is her size. When you think of Asian basketball players, they are usually smaller, quick guards. Natalie is 6-1. That is not something you see much of.While Natalie hasnt immediately become a college star, Tingting says her sister is naturally a slow starter. Terry says it wont be long before Natalie begins to feel more comfortable. The former NBA champion works out with Chou during the offseason, putting her through his drills.I try to challenge her and we are doing more than what I do in my workouts and she masters it, Terry said. After the first time, the next time she comes back, she will master it.In the meantime, Natalie hopes to use all that her mother has taught her to become something many havent seen that often -- a Chinese American female basketball role model. She already has been approached by little Asian girls at games, the mall and church all wanting to talk or take a picture with the tall Asian girl who hopes to shatter some long-standing stereotypes.[I want to show] that we can actually play sports and are actually good at it, Natalie said. And that we are not just book-smart people. We are like a lot more than what yall think. Joel Embiid Jersey . The Olympic champion curler and TSN curling analyst immediately went online to look at the Halls long list of honoured members. 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Kennedys suspension is the longest handled out by the league for on-field conduct since Chicago Cubs catcher Michael Barrett was handed a 10-game suspension for an incident with White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski on May 20, 2006. Kennedy is appealing the decision, pointing to his track record as proof hes not a troublemaker. "Ten games, I think theyre trying to set an example," he said before Arizonas game in San Diego on Friday night. Hinske is also appealing and put most of the blame on Dodger rookie Yaisel Puig, who was right in the middle of things but only received a fine. "Ive been a model citizen in this league for 12 years," Hinske said. "And then theres Puig, whos been in the league for 12 days and he gets no games. So you tell me whats right." Belisario served a one-game suspension on Friday night for "aggressive actions" while Dodgers reliever J.P. Howell and infielder Skip Schumaker appealed the two-game suspensions they received from MLB Senior Vice-President Joe Garagiola Jr. Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly and Arizonas Kirk Gibson were given one-game bans, while Dodgers hitting coach Mark McGwire must sit two games. Bench coach Trey Hillman filled in for Mattingly on Friday night when Los Angeles played at Pittsburgh while Arizona bench coach Alan Trammell took over for Gibson in San Diego. Garagiola cited Kennedy for intentionally throwing a pitch at the head of Zack Greinke after a warning had been issued and Hinske for leaving the dugout and his "aggressive actions." Mattingly was penalized for his conduct and Gibson for Kennedys actions following a warning. While Kennedy feels singled out, Mattingly disagrees. "To me (Kennedy) seemed like he was kind of the instigator and started it and piled on and he got the most," Mattingly said. "It just seems fair." Mattingly sseemed a bit puzzled by Schumakers penalty, saying he felt if the veteran infielder "had his hands on anybody, he was pulling people off. Cheap 76ers Jerseys China. " Schumaker declined to talk about the suspension, saying only he has feelings about it but didnt want to share them. All eight handed suspensions were also fined, as were Puig, Greinke, Arizona catcher Miguel Montero and Diamondbacks outfielder Gerardo Parra. MLB fined the Dodgers for allowing players on the disabled list to leave the dugout and enter the field during the brawl. MLB also banned disable list players on the Dodgers and Diamondbacks from sitting in their dugouts through Sunday. The players appealing the ruling will be able to play until after hearings and final decisions. Kennedy hit Puig with a pitch that deflected off his back to his nose in the sixth, and Greinke hit Montero on the back in the seventh, drawing a warning from umpires. Both teams charged onto the field, but the scrum broke up quickly with no punches thrown. Kennedy then hit Greinke on the upper left shoulder in the bottom half of the inning, and the ball deflected off his helmet. A prolonged and more heated scuffle ensued against a railing on the first base side. Montero, joked that he kept getting hit at the bottom of the pile but "obviously they are probably my teammates that were punching me because were the only ones who got suspended" but isnt sure why Greinke was spared a suspension. "Ian got 10 days and Zack got zero days when he admitted that he hit me on purpose, seriously?" Montero said. "We just give him a fine because he was already seven weeks out. Well, he can miss one more. Cmon. Give me a break with that." Kennedy, Gibson and Diamondbacks coach Turner Ward were ejected after the shoving match. Puig, McGwire and Dodgers reliever Ronald Belisario also were tossed. Mattingly had to be restrained as he tried to get at Gibson, and they exchanged words briefly. McGwire and third base coach Matt Williams grabbed each others shirts in a tense standoff and shouted at each other. Mattingly said he was only playing "peacekeeper" and understands the fight will likely have some carryover effect, even if it is only in the media. "Theres no way for us to go to Arizona now without us having to talk about it," he said. "Theres going to be an effort to keep it alive and it wont be by the players or us." Black China NFL Jerseys Stitched Jerseys Wholesale Throwback Jerseys NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL T-shirts From China Wholesale NFL T-shirts China Jerseys Cheap ' ' '
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Its been a year since former Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants pitcher Barry Zito retired from baseball to spend more time with his family and pursue his passion for songwriting. Cheap Philadelphia Eagles Jerseys .The 2002 Cy Young Award winner and two-time World Series champion recently shared that passion with the public by posting a music video of himself playing the guitar and singing a country tune on what appears to be a personal YouTube channel.Dubbed Secret of Life, Zitos song is reportedly a preview single off his upcoming debut album. Several of the lyrics can be interpreted as references to his baseball career, which began with a prominent rise in Oakland before tumbling into mediocrity after he signed a seven-year, $126 million contract with San Francisco as a free agent in 2007.Zito was part of the successful As rotation trio that included Tim Hudson and Mark Mulder in the early 2000s. The finesse left-hander known for his sweeping curveball went 23-5 with a 2.75 ERA during his Cy Young season in 2002. Despite personally never living up to his contract in San Francisco, Zito twice won the World Series with the Giants, in 2010 and 2012.Overall, he finished his career with a 165-143 record and 4.04 ERA.-- Nick Ostiller Authentic Matt Pryor Jersey . LOUIS -- The New Orleans Saints looked like a team playing out the string. Authentic Jordan Mailata Jersey . -- Its been a long road back for Sean Bergenheim. http://www.cheapeaglesjerseysauthentic.com/ . The scientists believe the small earthquake during a Marshawn Lynch touchdown was likely greater than Lynchs famous "beast quake" touchdown run three years ago, which also came against New Orleans during a playoff game. India are slowly but steadily becoming like the coolest things in the world: Batmans gadgets.The comics, cartoons, graphic novels and movies take a unanimous stand in depicting them as some of the most resourceful tools ever imagined. It may be too soon to confirm that Virat Kohli and his men could be seen in much the same way. Just as it would be improper not to give them credit for the tough Test cricket they have played since their tour of Australia in 2014-15. Four multi-match Test series played, four series won. And, now, an unassailable lead in the fifth.The way India have gone 2-0 up after three of the five matches against England bears repeating. They lost the toss, their first-choice opener, and the first hour of play in Mohali. They rallied to keep the opposition well under par - Alastair Cook wanted 400, he was stuck with 283. They were patient against high-class bowling. They showed the wherewithal to fight back from a bad situation - 156 for 5 - and finish in a position of dominance - 417. The spinners excelled. The fast bowlers made an impact. And all of this was done on a pitch which wasnt a rank turner. India becoming capable of such performances is the result of the depth in their side.R Ashwin has found a way to make ordinary cricket balls behave like batarangs: going one way for a distance, lulling the enemy into a false sense of security and then taking him out. Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav have been fast. Theyve been mean, bouncing batsmen out and harnessing both conventional and reverse swing. They have even stolen the show. Just like a couple of Batmobiles. And then there is Kohli himself. Larger than life. Doing unexplainable things. Always up for a fight. He is this teams Batman. Anil Kumble, of course, is Alfred.An important factor in Indias success is how they have been capable of having and executing plans - and more pertinently, theyve only had to go as far as plans A and B.For example, all the bowlers have tried to probe for Cooks outside edge. The England captain has reacquainted himself with the off stump since his slump in form a few years ago, and so may not be the most forthcoming to nick off to the slips. However, by setting up a routine where Cook keeps dragging his front foot across, he has ended up vulnerable to the ball coming back in. In these cases, the bat would have to come around the pad a little bit, which creates a gap that Shami and Ashwin have both exploited in this series. Inndia are trying not to be desperate for wickets. Cheap Eagles Jerseys. They work for them, intelligently and relentlessly. The spinners keep the runs down and the pressure up. The quicks make it a point to be as hostile as possible. All of it culminates in the batsman feeling he has nowhere to go but back to the pavilion.Its great to have the seamers bowl in short bursts, Kohli said. You know, bowl with pace, rather than long spells in the heat. Having quality spinners obviously helps the fast bowlers to stay fresh and come in for those quick spells of three-four overs and try to create opportunities. It has to be done in partnerships, and I think they are combining really well.The batsmen, especially the lower order, have profited by the simplest of methods as well: making sure they stay at the crease.There is no magic as such, Ravindra Jadeja, who comes in at No. 7 or 8, said. The simple thing is that we are focussing more. In the nets, we give ourselves more batting time. We speak to the batting coach a lot and, mentally, we are prepared to take responsibility and try to bat well in difficult situations.That India have not been harassed into digging into their contingencies shows an increase in their skills level. They havent let England get on a roll since the Rajkot draw. They havent panicked. Jos Buttler tried to instigate some panic in the second innings in Mohali, but, sensing his aggression, India made a bowling change - Jayant Yadav - and installed a man on the wide long-on boundary - Jadeja, one of their best fielders - and piggy-backed on Buttlers aggression towards victory.India have met many challenges over the last two years, barring, of course, the dreaded overseas tour where the pitches aid fast bowling. Good stories, though, build up to a clash with the arch enemy.While it seems imprudent to pitch a 13-Test home season, or for that matter the series wins over South Africa, Sri Lanka and West Indies, as fillers for the climax, it is also impossible not to. Success away from their own shores is what the fans are demanding; it is the caveat that has tagged along with every praise India have earned. This squad, though, gives Kohli plenty of options, and he has shown an ability as captain to enhance their threat. It doesnt seem too outlandish to think that things will change come the next tour. Black China NFL Jerseys Stitched Jerseys Wholesale Throwback Jerseys NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL T-shirts From China Wholesale NFL T-shirts China Jerseys Cheap ' ' '
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Arsenal are again likely to be without playmaker Santi Cazorla for Saturdays trip to Manchester United. Danny Santana Jersey . The Spain international midfielder has not featured since picking up an Achilles injury during the 6-0 Champions League win over Ludogorets at the Emirates Stadium on October 19.And Cazorla has told Spanish radio station Cadena COPE that he is not expecting to return imminently. Man Utd vs Arsenal November 19, 2016, 11:30am Live on Get Sky Sports Get a Sky Sports pass I still dont know the exact time, said the 31-year-old.I am trying to return as soon as possible to be with the team again, but I cannot say if it will be soon, or if I still have a few weeks left.I do not know, but hopefully it will be as soon as possible.Arsenal will assess forward Alexis Sanchez on his return from international duty, but are hopeful the Chile international will be fit for Saturdays crucial Old Trafford encounter.In-form attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil is sure to be involved and he has challenged his team mates to produce the sort of display which helped them to a 3-0 win over Chelsea in September. Six months half price Upgrade to Sky Sports to watch Man Utd v Arsenal on Saturday and get the first six months half price The German said on Arsenal Player: [We need to] win every game, get as many points as possible and also be successful against the big teams, like we were against Chelsea.We have the quality to beat any team and thats what we want to show this season.You can see that the big clubs at the top have quality, and that we have to win every game because of how tight it is at the top.Our goal has to be to look at ourselves. If we win the games, well be at the top at the end.Upgrade to Sky Sports now to watch Man Utd v Arsenal this Saturday and get the first six months half price! Also See: Nevs Man Utd-Arsenal preview Arsenal hopeful over Sanchez Premier League questions When Shreeves met Pires Cheap Braves Jerseys Authentic . PETERSBURG, Fla. Kurt Suzuki Jersey . Louis Cardinals. Victorino is batting sixth and playing right field after missing two games because of back tightness. http://www.cheapbravesjerseys.com/?tag=cheap-tom-glavine-jersey . -- Yogi Ferrell orchestrates pretty much everything in Indianas offence. Rise up. Thats the Street Fighter V mantra. A select few players certainly did so at day two of the Evolution Championship Series (Evo).Saturday was one of the best days of the games competitive life so far. It combined high drama and overwhelming emotion into one beautiful road to the top eight. Now that the players are set, here are some highlights from those who rose to the challenge:Team Razers Lee Infiltration Seon-woo is still the favorite to take down the Evo title. Theres been so much written about him and his amazing Capcom Pro Tour year, but nothing could compare to the amount of pressure on his shoulders to do well at Evo. Ultimately, he exceeded expectations. He was fantastic throughout the day and crushed the competition.Atsushi Yukadon Fujimura is the young, fearless, and ultra-aggressive Nash player from Japan making plenty of waves with his tournament run. He first attracted attention with his remarkable second-place finish in Japans Ranking Tournament, Tokyo Button Mashers. That run started the hype. At Evo, his list of vanquished opponents included several very notable names, like Hajime Tokido Taniguchi, Alienwares Naoki Nemo Nemoto and Panda Globals Ryan FilipinoChamp Ramirez. No one could figure out his offensive patterns or series of mix-ups. Hell be a crowd favorite on the Mandalay Baay stage. Hank Aaron Jersey. Team Razers Keita Fuudo Ai was featured in the Street Fighter V preview, and for good reason: Fuudo is a problem for any would-be champion. The boy who lived managed to sneak his way to the top eight of the largest fighting game tournament with his immaculate and ground-heavy Rainbow Mika. His strengths lie in his ground game, spacing and uncanny ability to anti-air. Overall, he controls the neutral and the space in front of him well and earned his reputation as a walking wall. Fuudo took down many Western players; chief among them were Red Bulls Olivier Luffy Hay, Joe LI Joe Ciaramelli and Evil Geniuses Ricki Ortiz. While it could be said that his road was less dangerous than other top-placers, the man still earned his top-eight berth.Joe LI Joe Ciaramelli, the Long Islander and lone U.S. hope, put on the show of his entire fighting game life. After his hit-confirm into critical art, he lifted his arms in jubilation as his friends mobbed him all the way to the ground of the stage. Theres been little from L.I. Joes history as far as tournament success, but he pulled off a stunning effort and created one of the greatest moments for the Capcom Pro Tour so far. Black China NFL Jerseys Stitched Jerseys Wholesale Throwback Jerseys NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL T-shirts From China Wholesale NFL T-shirtsChina Jerseys Cheap ' ' '
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Cheap NBA Jerseys . -- Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert is nicked up again. Gabbert sprained his right ankle during training camp practice Monday and left the field on a cart. He was seen walking around the facility in tennis shoes and without a limp about two hours later. Coach Gus Bradley called it "a freak deal." "He got up and he walked off, and thats a good thing," Bradley added. Since the Jaguars have Tuesday off, the team says Gabbert will be evaluated over the next 48 hours before determining whether he can practice Wednesday. "Our mentality is weve got to move on," Bradley said. "The next man up. Obviously we care about Blaine and we want him to get back and hopefully its nothing serious, but as the mentality of the team it gives an opportunity for the next guy to step up and we just move forward." Gabbert played his entire rookie season in 2011 with a nagging toe injury. He missed the final six games last season after injuring his right forearm. He also played through a torn labrum in his non-throwing shoulder. One of his teammates caused the latest injury. Veteran guard Uche Nwaneri stepped on Gabberts ankle while trying to move to pick up a stunting defensive end. Gabbert fell to the ground and then slammed his helmet against the grass in frustration. "I take pride in protecting the quarterback," Nwaneri said. "So you never want to see that happen." Before the collision, Gabbert was having one of his better days in camp. Two days after a rough practice that included several botched snaps, Gabbert completed 11 of 15 passes in 11-on-11 drills Monday. Chad Henne, who is vying with Gabbert for the starting job, completed 5 of 10 passes. If Gabbert cant practice Wednesday, rookie Matt Scott and third-year pro Mike Kafka could get extra repetitions. Neither has gotten much work during the first four days of training camp. 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In his first column for ESPN, Australian Olympian James Magnussen reflects on the experiences of the London Olympics, including his silver medal in the 100m freestyle and the Stilnox saga that brought into question the culture of the swim team.Every athlete has a moment when that Olympic seed was sown for the first time, and for me that came in Sydney in 2000. I was nine-years-old, and my dad and I drove down to Sydney from Port Macquarie and watched the heats of the athletics; I think thats all we could get tickets to.That was pretty exciting, and thats when the spectacle that is an Olympic Games really hit home for me; when you see it live and you see the hundreds of thousands of people who were commuting to OIympic Park, thats when it really started things off for me.It was a few years before I really thought I could make it as a swimmer though; that moment arrived when I was 16 and made my first Australian junior team. They had us all in a room at the time, I think we were down in Canberra, and they said to us: Statistically, one in five people here will go on to represent Australia in swimming.So you sort of look around and do a bit of a headcount and you try to cross a few people off the list who you think you can beat. So that was probably the first time I actually thought that I could represent my country in this sport.Five years later and I was in London, and it was an experience I would describe as crazy. From the build-up, to the racing and then all the stuff that happened away from the pool, it was a massive learning curve.I dont have a lot of memories from the London Games just because there was so much emotion, such a lack of sleep, such a crazy environment, and one that seemed to fly past so quickly. I really have little memories of the swimming itself at all.As a life experience, I learned and grew a lot from London; it made me grow up a lot faster than I would have had I not had that experience. Had I become world champion three years out from an Olympics and had that full cycle to, I guess, learn about the sport and get comfortable in that position then it could have been different.But it is what it is.Going into an Olympics as a 21-year-old, as a bit of a poster boy, was pretty tough. Id gone from almost anonymity walking down the street to every second person stopping me and wanting to talk about the Olympics, and that made it pretty hard to switch off. The Olympics were everywhere; Id see myself anytime I turned on the TV, and it was the same story in the newspapers. It really became a pressure-cooker environment a few months out, annd, in hindsight, it was probably a bit much for me to handle at that stage. Jarred Vanderbilt Jersey. And then to miss the gold medal by the barest of margins, one one-hundredth of a second, was heart-breaking. Still, all I could say was well done to the United States Nathan Adrian, and then be proud of my own efforts and the silver medal. It certainly left me hungry for more, though.While I was proud of the silver medal, there was some stuff that went on in London which I wasnt so proud of; by that, of course, Im referring to the Stilnox issue. The use of Stilnox was an attempt by the mens 4x100m freestyle relay team to bond, but it was a bad decision that went wrong. I think what happened was an attempt to bring the group closer together, which is a noble cause; but it was done via the wrong means.On the other side of the Olympics, it was a little bit of a shock to cop the brunt of the blame for what went on. It was pretty tough to take a lot of the heat, as I did, but I came out the other side a little bit wiser and stronger. If you learn from it and dont do it again, then you put yourself in good stead for the rest of your career.It was just another thing I have learned through my career in sport.A lot of the things Ive learned in and from swimming, about having to be disciplined and the like, have helped me be more personal and form better relationships outside of the swimming pool.I was asked recently whether all the training you do as a swimmer as a kid prohibits your social development, but I certainly believe that in no way is that the case.In my early life, I swam only in summer and played team sports in winter; I played football and lived a completely different life and, to this day, I am able to interact with people of all standings from society. I pride myself on my ability to be personable and interact socially with anyone, but that isnt necessarily needed on a swim team.The thing that people need to understand about a swim team, and the thing that is tough on a swim team, is the people you are on the team with arent necessarily your friends for the best part of the year; theyre your competition. Theyre the people youre trying to beat to get on the Olympic team; its a very cutthroat environment. And then to have to turn around and be teammates with those same people, it can be tough to form that bond. And thats why Im enjoying developing strong relationships with my new teammates ahead of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Black China NFL Jerseys Stitched Jerseys Wholesale Throwback Jerseys NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL T-shirts From China Wholesale NFL T-shirts China Jerseys Cheap ' ' '
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CHICAGO -- Dwyane Wade still doesnt think a lot of people understand why he left the Miami Heat after 13 seasons and three championships to sign with the Chicago Bulls over the summer. Youth Australia Jerseys .If youre not in this business, its hard to understand, Wade said Monday, three nights before his first game against the Heat since his departure. But I dont even want them to understand -- I want them to appreciate what we accomplished together. I want them to cheer for their team that they have, support those players over there thats giving their all. Support the future of the organization and be thankful that we all was able to experience an unbelievable ride together. Thats all you can do.Wade surprised many around the league by opting to sign with Chicago on a two-year deal for $47 million -- which includes a player option -- after contract talks stalled with Heat president Pat Riley.Since signing with the Bulls in July, Wade, a native of Robbins, Illinois, has played up the homecoming angle, but many around the league felt that he was just trying to stick it to Riley for not being active enough during the free-agency process and that Chicago provided the best landing spot.Wade acknowledged how much he is anticipating playing against his old home fans Thursday night.Im looking forward to it, Wade said after the Bulls 112-80 win over the Orlando Magic. Obviously some of those guys Ive played with before, have relationships with, so Im looking forward to getting out there and competing with them. Im looking forward to playing in the environment that I played in for 13 years.Even coming off a back-to-back [Bulls play against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night], if my team dont have energy for that night, [its] going to be a problem, Wade said. I expect us to come in and give whatever we have. Go out there, and I want everyone to enjoy the environment, enjoy the moment. Its going to be a great environment to play in. I want our team, early in the season, to experience that kind of environment and try to seize it.Wade is hopeful he will be cheered by many at American Airlines Arena, but he isnt sure exactly how the reception will be.You never know, he said. You never know how youre going to be received. But I did everything possibly right in my time there. So hopefully Im received [for] what Ive given to the franchise, organization. But at the same time you never know. You might hear a boo or something at some point. Everybody dont like you. You got to understand that. But I think overall it will be positive.Wade said he wasnt sure if he would get goosebumps or shed a tear, but he knows Thursday will be an emotional night for him.I think Ill definitely be appreciative of the moment, he said. I think its going to be cool just to see familiar faces. I think its going to be cool to see love and support and [people] just being thankful for what you did. Unless youre just cold-blooded, everybodys going to feel something with that. At the same time, its not like my retirement ceremony where I can get a chance to get real emotional. Im trying to come in there and beat their butt. And theyre going to try and beat our butt, so we got to get to the competitive part of the game as well.Wade said he still keeps an eye on how the Heat are doing. He wants his former teammates to succeed, just not when he is playing against them.I definitely watch when I get an opportunity to watch them play, Wade said. One, because its a lot of my young guys over there. I want to see them succeed. I want to see Tyler [Johnson] and Justise [Winslow] and all those guys take that next step. I want to see how?Hassan [Whiteside] is going to respond to everyone saying this and that about him since he got paid. So I watch that as someone who knows them, then I watch the game as a fan and I watch it as a competitor. I watch it so many different ways.Im not wishing nothing bad on that organization. I have nothing but love for everybody in that organization. And I want them to be successful, just as we all say, just not when they play the Bulls. But besides that I want them to be successful.Wade sounded truly appreciative of how fans embraced him during his time in Miami. It should make for one of the most interesting scenes in the NBA this year when he is introduced for the first time as a Bull in Miami.My message to them is what its been all summer: Thank you, Wade said. Thank you for supporting me in the great times. 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When people talk about the San Antonio Spurs first quarter of the 2016-17 season, they dont mention the way the Spurs won every game they played on the road, or about the upcoming celebration for the retired Tim Duncan or that they have one of the best basketball players on the planet -- do-everything-and-do-it-well forward Kawhi Leonard -- leading them night in and night out. Javier Mascherano Jersey .Instead the talk is about the Spurs middling play at home, where theyve dropped four of their eight contests to the likes of the Clippers, Houston, Utah and, most recently, Orlando.San Antonio has another chance to get rolling at home on Friday when it hosts the Washington at AT&T Center, squaring off with the Wizards for the second time in a week and for the final time this season.Just about everyone associated with the Spurs (15-4) is at a loss to explain why theyve struggled at home. Is it defensive breakdowns, an early lack of intensity or a general malaise built on years of continued success?Weve been ready to play on the road, Spurs forward Pau Gasol said. At home we sometimes come out a little flat. Those slow starts really cost us the ballgames. We put ourselves into too big of a hole to get out of. When most opposing teams come here, they dont expect to win, but once they get an opportunity, they see a window, they jump right through it.On the road weve been ready, understanding that its usually a more challenging situation. We come out ready to play and we usually deliver the first blow and that usually puts us in an advantageous position.After losing to Orlando on Tuesday, San Antonio went back on the road and waylaid Dallas, coming back from 13 points down in the third quarter to post a 94-87 win on Wednesday.The Spurs, with Gasol, guard Manu Ginobili and point guard Tony Parker held out to rest on the second night of back-to-back games, were led by guards Patty Mills 23 points, 15 of which came in the fourth quarter.Coming home, trying to defend home court, Mills said, is the priority for (Fridays) game.Washington (6-11) heads to the Alamo City off a 126-115 overtime road loss Wednesday to Oklahoma City. Guard Bradley Beal scored 31 points in the loss, point guard John Wall had 15 assists and seven Washington players tallied in double figures but the Wizards relented after holding a seven-point lead with four minutes to play.It was a heck of a basketball game against a very good team, Wizards coach Scott Brooks said. I like the way our guys compete -- our guys fought back twice in a very difficult arena. We didnt give up or give in. It was a great sign of where this team is going as we continue on this season.Washington is 6-7 this season when Beal and Wall are both in the starting lineup. In those games, the Wizards average 105.4 points on 45.8 percent shooting. Beal averages 22.2 points, 3.2 rebounds and 3.1 assists while Wall averages 21.8 points, 10.0 assists, 4.8 rebounds and 2.0 steals.This was probably our most difficult loss of the season, Wall said. We had a chance to win the game at the end and when we didnt the momentum changed in overtime. 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Ill hit him and hell lose more points than me.Arguably, Alonso could have backed off, but he maintained Vettel wwas in the wrong. Marcos Acuna Jersey. .In the rain we dont have the same visibility as in the dry, the mirrors were wet too, so I couldnt see anything behind me. In the end nothing happened, I went down the tarmac run-off but there will come a day in which someone will have to hit him so that he understands the track is for all of us.Alonso finished the race tenth after a spin at the final restart behind the safety car and believes his car was capable of a lot more.There were quite a few mistakes today, many spins, I had my own that cost me a lot of places, but visibility was low. Starting 10th in a chaotic race should have given us the possibility to do better than 10th at the end.It was a very stressful race for everybody, the only thing you had to do was to keep the car on the road, so it was difficult, but we got a point and now theres just one race to go. Black China NFL Jerseys Stitched Jerseys Wholesale Throwback Jerseys NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL T-shirts From China Wholesale NFL T-shirts China Jerseys Cheap ' ' '
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Brenda Tracy, the survivor of an alleged 1998 gang-rape involving two Oregon State football players, has accepted an invitation to speak to the Baylor football program about her experiences. Cheap Adidas NHL Jerseys .?In late May, Baylor released the findings of a Pepper Hamilton report that stated the school failed to take appropriate action to respond to reports of sexual assault and dating violence reportedly committed by football players. A few days later, Tracy told CBSSports.com that Baylor should get rid of everybody and shut down the football program for one year.She told ESPN and other media on Thursday that acting football coach Jim Grobe has invited her to Waco, Texas, to talk to his players on July 25.He definitely seems like he has his heart in the right place and wants to help, Tracy said. It doesnt seem like its a stunt. Regardless if people believe its a PR stunt or not, Im there and Im in front of these kids, planting a seed.Baylor has been at the center of nationwide attention over its handling of sexual assault allegations and investigations, including several that have involved athletes. In the past two months, Baylor has dealt with the fallout from that negative attention: the demotion and then resignation of former university president and chancellor Kenneth Starr; the firing of football coach Art Briles; the suspension and then resignation of athletic director Ian McCaw; and the firings of multiple athletic department employees.Tracy alleges she was gang-raped in 1998 by four men, including two Oregon State football players. The case didnt go to trial. I dropped the criminal charges and left it up to Oregon State University to discipline my attackers, Tracy wrote in a June 1 open letter to the?Baylor Board of Regents.Mike Riley was the Oregon State coach in 1998. He suspended the two players one game apiece for making a bad choice. At the time, Riley said he only knew that the players had been arrested and released after criminal charges were dropped. He admitted to Tracy he didnt read the police report and didnt know many details about the incident.Riley is now the head coach at Nebraska. Last month, Tracy met privately with Riley and athletic director Shawn Eichorst, and then spoke with members of the Cornhuskers football team about her ordeal 18 years ago.Tracy said Grobe reached out to Riley and asked if having her speak to Baylors players would be beneficial.Coach Riley told him he felt like one of the most impactful things he could do for his team was to have me speak to his players, Tracy said. I think my hope is the same as it was at Nebraska. I really want to put a face to this crime and put a face to sexual assault.I hope every one of the players who hears me speak will realize that its not only devastating for the victim, but also devastating for the family and everyone around them. It has a lasting effect.Tracys son, Darius Adams, who played basketball last year at Tacoma Community College in Washington, last month published a letter to the NCAA on Change.org titled, Dear NCAA: My Mom Is a Rape Survivor and You Can Help. Tracy and her son have asked the NCAA to ban athletes who commit acts of violence, especially sexual assault.The petition had more than 144,000 signatures as of Wednesday.Last week, Tracy spoke with NCAA president Mark Emmert about her experience. Shes scheduled to meet with key members of the NCAA staff in Chicago on July 21 to talk about sexual assault and violence against women. She also lobbied the Oregon state legislature to lengthen the statute of limitations on sexual assault, and, with the help of Oregon State president Ed Ray, successfully lobbied the Pac-12 to restrict players with serious misconduct issues from transferring to another school in the conference.Sexual violence is a mens issue, Tracy said. If women could stop it, we already would have. Hopefully, men will start to step up and put an end to this senseless violence. Adidas Josh Anderson Jersey . In Europe, top teams seem to be largely happy with their squads after spending nearly $1 billion in the off-season. And although English league clubs are unlikely to splash cash in January, Arsenal and Chelsea could be tempted to strengthen their squads with new strikers. Boone Jenner Jersey . "Theyve both been real good," said Babcock. "Havent changed our minds." A decision has seemingly been made - Sundays Group B-deciding tilt against Finland ahead - but it could not have been an easy one. 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Bortles finished 19 of 33 for 207 yards and three sacks, Luck went 27 of 42 for 234 yards, two TDs, six sacks and a costly first-quarter pick.Still, Lucks three fourth-quarter touchdown drives -- the last capped by a 64-yarder to Phillip Dorsett against busted coverage -- rattled the Jaguars nerves. But Lucks fourth-and-1 pass at the Jacksonville 49 with 1:36 remaining fell from the hands of tight end Dwayne Allen to preserve the victory for under-fire Jaguars coach Gus Bradley.Man, that was exciting. Our team never stopped believing despite all that Andrew Luck threw at us, Bradley said after the Jaguars second straight win at their London second home, Wembley Stadium.Our fan base here, that atmosphere out there, was unbelievable, and our team fed off it, he said in reference to the raucous sold-out crowd of 83,764, many of whom waved yellow Jaguars (1-3) flags and raised the volume whenever Luck had the ball.The Colts (1-3) repeatedly self-destructed on offense with dropped balls and another costly Luck interception that led to Jacksonvilles opening touchdown. The Colts proved just as reckless on defense as pass interference and unnecessary roughness penalties extended three Jacksonville scoring drives.Jacksonville took a 7-0 lead after Dante Fowler Jr. shot through the middle of the line and batted Lucks pass sideways to teammate Yannick Ngakoue, who returned the interception 12 yards to the Colts 26. Bortles found Allen Robinson wide open on an inside slant for a 3-yard touchdown as Robinson easily beat Antonio Cromartie.When you have a turnover early in the game, you give up a short field and a touchdown, and 11 penalties that keep drives alive, guys have got to control their emotions, theyve got to learn when to say when, Colts coach Chuck Pagano said. Obviously we have to be better.The Jaguars led 23-6 after three quarters before the Colts mounted a tenacious comeback.The Colts first touchdown drive of the final period was aided by an end zone pass interference on safety Jonathan Cyprien. Frank Gore -- who ran 16 times for 68 yards and rose to 10th on the NFLs all-time rushing list -- punched the ball through on the next play seconds into the final period.After a Jacksonville punt, Luck led a 12-pplay, 78-yard touchdown drive capped by his rollout scoring toss to T. Adidas Ryan Murray Jersey. Y. Hilton alone in the right corner of the end zone to narrow the score to 23-20.The Jags didnt fold under the pressure as so often before. Bortles found Allen Hurns on a short out route that the wide receiver turned into a 42-yard touchdown. Hurns made reserve cornerback Rashaan Melvin miss, then cut inside and through the defense to put the Jaguars up 30-20 with 5:31 left.But Luck pulled the Colts back to 30-27 barely two minutes later. A coverage miscue by Jaguars rookie Jalen Ramsey left slot receiver Dorsett streaking alone to haul in the 64-yard touchdown throw.Well go back and fix what we need to fix. ... This does not feel good and it shouldnt, Luck said.JAGUARS CAN RUN: The Jaguars, who entered the game ranked as the NFLs second-worst rushing attack , got a semblance of a running game going. Yeldon carried 13 times for 68 yards and Bortles added seven scrambles for 36 yards, including a 1-yard touchdown keeper on a read-option play that put Jacksonville ahead 14-6 midway through the second quarter. Chris Ivory added eight carries for 29 yards. While nothing special, gaining 136 yards on the ground was a great improvement for a team averaging a paltry 55 per game.FOREIGN POWER: Frank Gore added to his somewhat strange status as the NFLs greatest rusher outside the United States. Sunday marked his fourth time in regular-season action on foreign soil dating back to his rookie year of 2005 in Mexico City. Gore also had strong 2010 and 2013 performances as a 49er in Londons Wembley. Adding Sundays productive numbers leaves Gore with 66 non-American carries for 264 yards and four touchdowns.MORE GORE: The running backs 68 yards on the ground raised him to 10th on the NFLs all-time rushing list at 12,293. 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