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Chuck Borell, the central figure in the case involving 43 abandoned horses on a farm in Mercer County, Kentucky, was arrested by county sheriffs late Wednesday morning and charged on 43 counts of second-degree cruelty to animals when he showed up at the farm. Jesse Puljujarvi Jersey . The charges of abandonment were brought by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, since the violations are of a state law, and the enforcement is on the local level.There is an outstanding warrant for the arrest of Maria Borell, Chuck Borells daughter. Maria Borell, who trained Runhappy to win last years Breeders Cup Sprint, reportedly owns some of the horses or had been charged with their care by their owners.No one else is expected to be charged in this case.The violations are a Class A misdemeanor, according to Dr. Robert Stout of the office of the Kentucky State Veterinarian, and the maximum penalty is up to one year incarceration. No monetary damages are specified in the law, but could be levied at the discretion of the court. Chuck Borell, who had leased the farm in Mercer County, was the caregiver of the horses.Six of the horses were moved off the farm on Tuesday. The other 37 horses remain on the property and are being provided care daily by a group of volunteers. A number of organizations have reached out to the state to offer to take in the horses and they will be finding new homes soon.One outstanding issue to be resolved first, though, is the ownership of the horses, and the state and the local sheriff are working together to ascertain ownership.Maria Borell, who was fired the day after the BC Sprint by Runhappys owner, Jim McIngvale, has not been seen in the state lately. Some reports have her in New York.The horses were abandoned at the farm in Mercer County, which is about 30 miles southwest of Lexington, Kentucky, in May, and the state has been monitoring the situation since June 3 when officials first became aware of the situation. Volunteers have been helping take care of the horses.Rusty Ford, spokesperson for the office of the state veterinarian, said that the 43 horses were examined on Monday by a team of veterinarians were categorized as follows: three were severely underweight; 10 were underweight; 14 were of suitable weight; eight were overweight; and eight were of proper weight. None was in a life-threatening situation.The six in the worst shape were sent to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundations facility at Blackburn Correctional Complex near Lexington. Mark Messier Jersey . Mickelson barely made the cut but had the best round of the day with nine birdies and an eagle coupled with two bogeys to sit two shots behind leader Craig Lee of Scotland. Lee shot a 69 for a 12-under 204 total. "I just love the fact I am in contention and have an opportunity in my first tournament of the year here in Abu Dhabi," Mickelson said. Milan Lucic Jersey . Vettel, who has already clinched his fourth straight F1 title, enters the finale with a chance to equal Michael Schumachers 13 victories in a year and match the record of nine consecutive wins by Alberto Ascari in the 1952 and 1953 seasons. http://www.oilershockeypro.com/authentic-ryan-nugent-hopkins-oilers-jersey/ . LOUIS -- Valtteri Filppula assisted on three of Tampa Bays four goals, and the Lightning beat the St.The World Grand Prix returns to Sky Sports between October 2-8 – will we see the top names shocked again? Robert Thornton emerged from Dublin with the winners trophy last year, having completed an upset over world No 1 Michael van Gerwen in the final. But thats what the Grand Prix is all about. Can anyone stop Michael van Gerwin in his bid to lift the World Grand Prix trophy? Watch the Ryder Cup on NOW TV Get a NOW TV Week Pass for £10. Esa Tikkanen Oilers Jersey. 99. No contract The unique format, as explained by Sky Sports Wayne Mardle, gives the established order a shake-up because it requires players to begin and end a leg on a double. Madness, as you can imagine, ensues. How to win the World Grand Prix Wayne Mardle explains the unique rules... Expect nine-darters! Weve seen three in the competitions history, including Thornton and James Wade striking the perfect leg in the same match in 2014.Van Gerwen, Phil Taylor, Gary Anderson and your usual favourites are all in action when the World Grand Prix arrives live on Sky Sports, starting on Sunday, until October 12 so dont miss out.Check out the first-round draw and order of play by clicking here...Watch every minute of the Ryder Cup, plus Premier League football and the Malaysia Grand Prix on Sky Sports. Upgrade now and enjoy three months at half price! Also See: How to win the Grand Prix Can MVG be stopped? Barney gearing up... Draw / order of play Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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GLASGOW, Scotland -- The 38-member World Anti-Doping Agency Foundation Board -- a body that includes sports and anti-doping administrators, former athletes and government officials -- will meet Sunday to discuss several significant reform proposals and confirm the expected re-election of WADA president Craig Reedie. Steve Mandanda France Jersey .Months of conflict with the International Olympic Committee over how to deal with a massive doping scandal in Russia and correct overall deficiencies in anti-doping resulted in an open rift at the Rio Summer Games. Despite compelling evidence of state-sponsored doping gathered by whistle-blowers, investigative reporters and two separate WADA probes, the IOC dismissed WADAs recommendation for a blanket ban on Russias athletes and cleared the way for most to compete.Publicly, both sides agree on the need for greater autonomy and funding for WADA, and the chill between the two appeared to be thawing last month when the IOC formalized its wish list for a restructuring of global anti-doping that paralleled many of WADAs aims. But fissures reopened and politicking broke out last week at a meeting of national Olympic committee leaders. Sundays meeting should be a good gauge of exactly how far apart WADA and the IOC stand and what would be involved in a true separation of WADA from the sports institutions it is supposed to regulate.Whats on the agenda?Proposals call for potentially sweeping changes in WADAs structure and sanctioning power and a beefed-up investigative staff. The Russian scandal exposed WADAs inability to cope with large-scale organized doping, something the agency wants to remedy with a spectrum of penalties including fines and -- in cases where anti-doping has been systematically undermined -- the authority to impose wholesale suspensions. That is sure to inflame the IOC and move the two bureaucracies into uncharted territory in their jurisdictional battle. WADA leadership will contend there is ample support for these measures from athletes, governments who fund anti-doping and the national anti-doping organizations themselves. Another core proposal to create a new, independent testing entity from scratch is still in the study stage: How would such an entity be funded? Would established anti-doping organizations with good reputations be incorporated or dismantled? A lot of basic questions are still on the table.Is Reedies job secure?The 75-year-old IOC member and former international badminton official is running unopposed for a second three-year term. Reedie was publicly excoriated by leaders of several national Olympic committees at a meeting in Doha, Qatar, last week, in part because WADA had just announced a suspension of the accredited laboratory there. That prompted accusations of a deliberate attempt to embarrass the host, a country with obvious Olympic ambitions, but WADA officials insisted the timing was coincidental. The IOC then endorsed Reedies second term while at the same time calling for a neutral president to be selected in the course of future structural reform. Current WADA rules mandate that the position switch back and forth between individuals representing Olympic sport and a national government. In practice, it may be extremely difficult to find someone with a working knowledge of sports and anti-doping -- but without a vested interest -- to lead the organization.Where does WADA stand on Russias national anti-doping organization, which was declared out of compliance last year?The board will hear an update on RUSADAs progress. UK anti-doping officials attempting to oversee testing and reform measures there earlier this year painted a bleak picture, citing numerous instances of evasions, denial and obstruction. The Russian track and field federation remains suspended by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the sports international governing body. WADA also is slated to formalize a new whistle-blower policy outlining standards for treatment and support of those who come forward. That move follows wide criticism of WADAs longtime inaction in the case of Vitaly Stepanov and his wife, Yuliya Stepanova, the former anti-doping worker and elite runner whose notes and secret recordings tore the cover off the Russian track scandal.After this meeting, what is the next shoe to drop?Law professor Richard McLaren of Canada is due to deliver the second part of his WADA-commissioned independent investigation into Russian doping next month. His initial report, instigated by?descriptions of sabotage and manipulation of test results by the former Moscow lab director who oversaw anti-doping operations at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, was released on the eve of Rio 2016. It implicated an array of winter and summer sports other than track and field. The IOC set up its own ongoing investigation as a follow-up to McLarens and said Sochi samples would be retested. This week, the IOC said it would allocate $500,000 to WADAs investigations unit in exchange for active cooperation from McLaren, but the law professor has yet to confirm he agreed to any conditions. Custom France Soccer Jerseys .875,000, avoiding arbitration. Clippards deal Monday means all eight Nationals players who filed for arbitration wound up settling before a hearing. Eliaquim Mangala Jersey . Badenhop was 2-3 with a 3.47 ERA in 63 relief appearances for Milwaukee this season. He is 18-20 in his career with three saves and a 3. http://www.nationalfrancesoccer.com/christophe-jallet-france-jersey/ .25 million option on reliever Jose Veras.(Sports Network) - After splitting the first two contests of a three-game set, the Toronto Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles will battle it out on Sunday afternoon in a rubber match at Camden Yards. Down 3-2 in the sixth inning on Saturday, Toronto took the lead on a two-out, two-run single by J.P. Arencibia, and after adding three more insurance runs in the seventh went on to win, 7-3. All but one of the Blue Jays starting nine recorded a hit on the afternoon. Edwin Encarnacion belted his 25th homer in the first inning, while Adam Lind, Colby Rasmus ad Maicer Izturis all enjoyed multi-hit games. Rookie starter Terry Redmond lasted just four innings, allowing three runs while striking out six, but five Toronto relievers completed the rest of the game without surrendering another run. Aaron Loup (3-3) earned the win, and Casey Janssen recorded his 18th save. "The bullpen came in and theres not much to say other than theyve really been lights out the whole year and continue to pitch that way," Arencibia said. Jason Hammel (7-6) was roughed up over six innings, yielding 10 hits, two walks and six earned runs in the loss. Chris Davis continued his torrid first half despite the loss by crushing his Major League-leading 36th home run of the season, his third straight game with a longball. The only player in American League history with more homers before the All-Star break is Reggie Jackson, who hit 37 in 1969. Adam Jones also left the yard for the Oriolles, his 18th of the season. NGolo Kante Jersey. Josh Johnson will take the hill for the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon. The 29- year-old right-hander has had a disappointing first season with his new club, as he sits with a 1-4 record and a 4.62 ERA. The good news for Johnson is that hes pitched much better since his return from the disabled list in early June, boasting a 3.54 ERA over the last 40 2/3 innings, although his improvement has not been reflected in his win total. Johnson was the hard-luck loser his last time out, allowing just three hits and two earned runs over seven innings of work on July 9 versus the Indians. For the Orioles, Scott Feldman will make his third start since being traded from the Cubs earlier this month. Hes 7-7 with a 3.87 ERA overall this season, but his first 11 1/3 innings with Baltimore has not gone smoothly (0-1, 7.15 ERA). Feldman was touched up for his worst start of the season on July 8, allowing nine hits and seven earned runs in 5 1/3 innings of work in a loss to the Rangers. "The sixth inning was a rough one," said Feldman, who gave up just two runs in the first five innings of his last start before failing to make it out of the sixth. "Got to go back and look at the tape and see what kind of adjustments I need to make for next time." Feldman has struggled against the Blue Jays in his career, going 0-4 in 12 appearances with a 6.11 ERA. Toronto has won five of its past six versus Baltimore. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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Less bilateral cricket, more context and an acceptance of T20s as a major part of the games future were the three major takeaways from international players body FICAs 2016 review. Virgil van Dijk Netherland Jersey . In a 42-page document compiled from surveys, players revealed that their biggest concern is the conflict in schedule and difference in remuneration between international cricket and domestic T20 leagues. They called for rebalancing of the structures to reflect modern realities.The cricketers interviewed - which exclude those from India, Pakistan and Zimbabwe, who do not have player associations - recognised that while international bilateral cricket remained the major source of the games revenue, it was rapidly losing its attractiveness. In order to remain valuable, players advocated ways to improve the game by centralising global competitions in all three formats while creating distinct windows for domestic T20 cricket.Players want less Tests and significantly less ODI cricket overall, but more international T20Is. They want to keep the longest format concentrated in countries where the market and a strong four-day structure exists and confine ODI cricket to a league culminating in a global event, such as the World Cup, and removing all other bilateral fixtures. They also want T20 cricket to be played in a league format with a headline event, similar to the qualification process for the 2017 Champions Trophy. This more condensed structure will, according to FICA, preserve the value and generate interest in bilateral cricket which has become a poor sporting product that delivers limited context and narrative beyond results against rivals and benchmarking against history, and is not part of an easy-to-understand clear competitive structure. The current rankings are regarded as so confusing that 72% of the players interviewed admitted to not understanding them.Players believe leagues will also unclutter the cricketing calendar which currently makes them feel forced into choosing between formats and testing their loyalty to their countries like never before. The current time:wage ratio of international cricket is seen as skewed - it demands a high time commitment versus low salary income. The opposite is true for domestic T20 cricket contracts, which offer low time commitment but higher salaries. As a result, many players consider leaving the international game for T20s because that enables them to optimise earnings.Players from so-called less wealthy countries are more at risk than those from countries that pay better, and the disparity in wages is also a concern for FICA. For example, players from England and Australia earn almost four times more than players from West Indies, Sri Lanka and New Zealand, and almost thrice as much as players from South Africa. This makes it more likely that a player from one of the lesser-earning countries will consider early international retirement. FICA would like to see a situation where that conflict does not exist for any player and believes building some form of free agency into national contracts will aid that.However, FICA warned that as lucrative as T20 cricket is for players it cannot prop up the whole game. Most countries rely on bilateral international cricket and the ICC for their income, while domestic cricket provides limited financial contributions. That means that in the short to medium-term domestic T20 cricket does not appear to be a viable alternative to support the entire economy of the global game. That could change in the long-term but as thing stand, domestic T20 leagues have to exist alongside international cricket.FICA would also like to see T20 cricket used as the vehicle to grow the game, a process it believes has stagnated because there is no documented clarity ... or viable pathway for Associate nations to enter into the current bilateral cricket framework. It is in favour of considering cricket for inclusion as an Olympic sport and revisiting the number of teams that will compete in the World T20 and World Cup.The body would also like to see the role of the Champions Trophy reviewed and wants greater consistency applied to the use of technology, changes to playing conditions, the idea of day-night cricket and other innovations. Robin van Persie Netherland Jersey . Anthony Calvillo, through 20 CFL seasons, was frequently invincible and largely stoic in the heat of competition. But underneath the professional exterior he was, and is, compellingly human. Luuk de Jong Jersey . -- Peyton Manning will have all of his wide receivers available for the first time in a month when the Denver Broncos begin their playoff run Jan. http://www.nationalnetherlandfootball.com/quincy-promes-netherland-jersey/ . Still, Brewers manager Ron Roenicke thought taking him out before the fifth inning was an unusual move. 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SAN JOSE, Calif. C.J. Fiedorowicz Jersey . -- The Anaheim Ducks and San Jose Sharks meet Tuesday night, looking as much to reacquaint themselves with West Coast hockey as to get their early struggles straightened out.The Sharks play for the first time at SAP Center since opening night on Oct. 12 when San Jose beat Los Angeles 2-1. The Sharks have been on the road ever since, capping a 2/3 trip on Saturday with a 3-0 loss at Detroit.The Ducks, who opened the season with four straight losses during a five-game trip, beat Vancouver 4-2 on Sunday at Honda Center before climbing right back on a plane.San Jose and Anaheim have combined to play 10 of its first 12 games away. Tuesday marks the first of three in a row at home for the Sharks while the Ducks will play as hosts five of the next six after Tuesday.Both are taking the opportunity of home cooking to tweak how theyve gone about things thus far. For the Sharks, that means new forward-line combinations, and the Ducks are looking to spark a slow-starting power play.San Jose coach Peter DeBoer will have offseason acquisition Mikkel Boedkers added speed on the left wing alongside center Joe Thornton and captain Joe Pavelski. Former top-liner Tomas Hertl moves to center to play with wingers Patrick Marleau and Matt Nieto.In addition, right winger Joel Ward joins center Logan Couture and Joonas Donskoi, and Chris Tierney will center a fourth group including Melker Karlsson and Tommy Wingels.Its not a panic situation or anything, I think youre always looking for ways to get the most out of your group, DeBoer told CSN Bay Area. Our four-line game hasnt been where I want it to be.Defenseman Brent Burns is off to a fast start offensively. He has three goals and nine points to share the league scoring lead with Edmontons Connor McDavid before Mondays play. Pavelski has two goals and seven points and Couture and Thornton have five points apiece.There are nights where we handle the puck well and make some passes and keep it pretty simple. Weve had success on those nights, Pavelski told the San Jose Mercury News. You just have to understand the recipe. ... Theres really no shortcuts around it.In addition, San Joses power play contributed a goal in each of its first three games, but is 0 of 8 in the last three outings. Overall, the Sharks are 3 of 20 on the power play as are the Ducks. Both teams look to get their special teams going.When you look at the history of the group, I dont any doubt theyre going to have success, DeBoer told CSN Bay Area. It hasnt started the way we wanted, the puck hasnt gone in and were pressing a little bit now, but that will turn around.I think that mimics our five-on-fove play a little bit. Were creating some chances but not winning. Weve got to find a way to stick some pucks in the net.The Ducks put defenseman Shea Theodore, a recent call-up, on the power play to add a spark and the group responded with a 1-of-2 effort during a win over the Canucks. The power play is one area that Anaheim is missing hold-out restricted free agent Hampus Lindholm.We know Shea Theodore has that ability, offensive instincts and whatnot to run a power play, Anaheim coach Randy Carlyle told the Orange County Register. Right now, he gives us that option of not taxing Cam (Fowler) and Sami Vatanen. To play the full two minutes of a power play, thats tough. Plus to play a regular shift, plus theyre getting some penalty-killing time.At even strength, the Ducks rely as usual on veteran forwards Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry, who are joined by Nick Richie on left wing. Getzlaf leads the team with eight points on the strength of seven assists.Perry, who is next, has three goals and five points. His next point will be career No. 670 and will make Perry third on the franchise list in points behind Teemu Selanne (988) and Getzlaf (749).Getzlaf, the captain, sees his team gaining momentum.Weve been building, Getzlaf told the teams website. It started in the second period against the Islanders (Oct. 16, a 3-2 shootout loss). Weve started to build something from there.Anaheim, which plays San Jose three times between Nov. 26-Dec. 27, won the last three meetings between the teams last year after losing its 2015-16 season opener to the Sharks. Breno Giacomini Jersey . -- PGA TOUR Canada member Steve Saunders took a three-stroke lead Saturday in the Web. DOnta Foreman Jersey . The Islanders dealt Thomas Vanek to the Montreal Canadiens after less than a year on Long Island. 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Six months half price Upgrade to Sky Sports now to watch Man Utd v Arsenal this Saturday and get the first six months half Thiem lost his opening group stage match against Novak Djokovic, but the Tour Finals debutant could still make the last four after seeing off unpredictable Frenchman Monfils at Londons O2 Arena. The 23-year-old will need to defeat Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic in his last group match on Thursday to reach the semi-finals. Murrays service syndrome over? Andy Murrays service syndrome may be a thing of the past It was Andy Murray who beat Fernando Verdasco as a 23-year-old back in 2009, and now the future bodes well for emerging star Thiem, says Sky Sports Tennis analyst Cowan.Ever since I saw him when he played Andy Murray in Rotterdam, Ive always seen someone whos not only got a big game but someone who is very level headed. Weve seen his progression this year, which has been exceptional, he said. A few days after meeting Jose Mourinho, Dominic Thiem declared himself the lucky one after beating Gael Monfils at the ATP World Tour Finals I thought that Thiem would have the mental edge over Monfils because Gael has lacked matches and he needs matches to play tennis under pressure.I thought Thiem showed great perseverance and its clear what a big game hes got. He going to have a very bright future.Hes going to be put into the bracket of a future Grand Slam winner. Thiem steps up to the Sky Pad to talk through his match against Monfils Cowan also underlined the importance of Thiems coach Gunter Bresnik, who has developed the young Austrians game by turning him into a Top 10 player. Tom Savage Jersey. Hes had more of a sparkle to his tennis, said Cowan. I spoke to his coach Gunter Bresnik and I thought what a great coach to have. Its all about long-term. Thiem beats Monfils in London Dominic Thiem beats Gael Monfils at ATP World Tour Finals He was stressing to me even if Thiems 10-20 in the ranking, then thats fine by me. Its about improving areas of his game.If he is to become a top five player then hes got to improve his returns and serves, but those are two areas theyve targeted.Hes up to eight in the rankings now and hes still got some rough edges. Leif Shiras asks Thiem to guess the shot during his win over Monfils Thiem said it would be a shame if the single-handed backhand died during his pre-tournament conference on Friday, and although it never came as a natural element to his game, Cowan enjoys the fact it works so well for him.I love it, he said. The ability to be able to generate as much pace as he does. And of the eight finalists hes top on average speed of forehand. Heres a guy who can seriously pack a punch off both wings. I think its a seriously exciting future.Check our game-by-game coverage from all group matches at the ATP World Tour Finals in London - including Andy Murray v Kei Nishikori - on skysports.com/tennis, our app for mobile devices and iPad and our Twitter account @skysportstennis.Upgrade to Sky Sports now to watch Man Utd v Arsenal this Saturday and get the first six months half price! Also See: Thiem beats Monfils in London We will get the dream final Murrays service syndrome over? Shots to watch at the O2 Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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England pivot Gareth Widdop has welcomed moves by new coach Wayne Bennett to usher in controversial new selections. Adidas Keith Kinkaid Jersey .Bennett has spoken to Josh and Brett Morris as well as Trent Hodkinson, all of whom qualify to play for England under current eligibility rules.The Morris brothers have both represented Australian and Hodkinson has played for NSW. Despite that the trio are receptive to the idea of playing for England.St George Illawarra star Widdop said on Wednesday he didnt have an issue with them playing for England in the Four Nations tournament at the end of the year and the next World Cup.I heard about it yesterday and had a bit of a laugh about it, what ever happens happens, he said.It is up to them to make a decision and what ever decision they do make we as a team will go with that.Widdop and the NRLs other English players caught up with Bennett earlier this year when he was announced as the new coach.It was a great opportunity, he said.It was a great chance to catch up with all the England boys and meet Wayne and chat with him about what to expect at the end of the year (in the Four Nations).Former Leeds star Zak Hardaker arrived in Sydney to join Penrith on Tuesday as the latest Englishman to ply his trade in the NRL.It is great to see Zak out here, Widdop said.He has been tremendous over there in England. 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Duchene scored two goals and had an assist, helping the Colorado Avalanche beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 on Friday night to match the best 10-game start in team history. LOS ANGELES -- Yasmani Grandal couldnt hit during the offseason after left shoulder surgery. Spring training wasnt much better, ever mindful of others advice on overdoing it and stressing his joint.Grandal kept watching video of his swing, working with the hitting coaches to regain his lost touch.It paid off in spades when he homered three times, driving in six runs in the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-6 win over the San Diego Padres on Friday night that snapped a three-game skid.Today just seemed like it was my day, he said. Ive been hitting the ball, hard contact; its not showing numbers-wise. I kept doing what I was doing and tried to make adjustments here and there.Grandal became the third Dodgers catcher to hit three homers in a game, joining Mike Piazza (1996) and Roy Campanella (1950).This is something hell always remember, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said.The teams combined for 28 hits and seven homers, including two by San Diegos Melvin Upton Jr. Justin Turner and Howie Kendrick added solo shots for Los Angeles.Grandal had a bunt single against the shift in the eighth, giving him a career-high five hits against this former team. He took a foul ball off his mask in the sixth. Grandal had hit .182 with two homers in 18 previous games against the Padres, who traded him to the Dodgers for outfielder Matt Kemp, who went 0 for 5.Both starters struggled mightily before leaving early. San Diegos Andrew Cashner gave up a career-high eight runs, while Los Angeles Scott Kazmir labored through a 31-pitch, 27-minute first inning in a game that lasted 3 hours, 45 minutes.Pedro Baez (2-2) got the win, allowing one hit in 2 2/3 innings of relief.Kazmir allowed three runs and six hits in a season-low three innings, struck out five and walked three.The first inning for me it was tough to get any type of rhythm, he said. I felt I was throwing the ball well, I just wasnt getting any outs.Cashner (3-7) lasted just 2 2/3 innings, giving up eight hits, including four homers, while striking out two and walking three. The Dodgers feasted on Cashners fastball, teeing off on it for their first eight runs.I didnt really command much of anything, Cashner said. Fastball was out of the zone, not even close, and when I did throw it for a strike it was down the middle.Upton led off the fourth with his 16th homer of the season on the first pitch from Louis Coleman, leaving San Diego trailing 8-4. Upton has seven homers in his last 12 games. Coleman gave up three runs and four hits in one-plus innings.The Dodgers extended their lead to 7-3 in the third. Grandal hit a three-run homer and Kendrick followed with a solo shot, making it the second time this week and this season that the team had back-to-back homers.The Padres cut their deficit to 4-3 in the second on Uptons two-run homer.Los Angelles took a 4-1 lead in the first, scoring all its runs with two outs. Adidas Kyle Quincey Jersey. Turner got things going with his solo homer. Adrian Gonzalez singled and scored -- going wide to avoid the tag with his left hand on the plate -- on Yasiel Puigs double. Grandal followed with his first home run of the game, driving in Puig.San Diego catcher Derek Norris left the game in the fourth with a right quad contusion, the result of a first-inning collision with Chase Utley. Alexei Ramirez grounded into a bases-loaded fielders choice to Utley at second and Norris ran into him, causing them both to fall down. Norris was out on runners interference.Theres only one way in the world that run was not going to score, for him to create contact and get that call on interference, Padres manager Andy Green said of Utley. Its very frustrating to have one of your players get hurt from somebody else creating the collision and having your guy get called out at the same time.STARTING IN CENTER FIELDFrom Oklahoma City to starting in center field for the Dodgers was Andrew Toles. The 24-year-old outfielder had his contract purchased Friday and he made his major league debut after being out of baseball last year because of personal issues.He doubled in the second for his first big-league hit.Toles started for the Triple-A team Thursday night against Omaha and then caught an early flight to the West Coast. He began the season with Single-A Rancho Cucamonga and moved on to Double-A Tulsa before joining OKC.He was on the radar because he can really hit, Roberts said.Regular center fielder Joc Pederson is on the DL and the team has a short bench, leading to Toles promotion.TRAINERS ROOMPadres: RHP Tyson Ross (shoulder inflammation) reported discomfort in his twisted left ankle after playing catch from 120 feet at flat ground. There are no scheduled plans for him to throw off a mound. ... 2B Cory Spangenberg (pulled hamstring) was shut down midway through base-running drills during a rehab session and will be re-evaluated by team doctors.Dodgers: LHP Clayton Kershaw is due to come off the DL after the All-Star break, but he will need additional time. Roberts said Kershaws back is improving daily, but the team wont put a timetable on him. ... Pederson is in Arizona, hasnt swung a bat yet and the team isnt sure how soon hell return after the break.UP NEXTPadres: RHP Luis Perdomo (3-3, 7.93 ERA) tossed a career high-tying six innings in his previous start Monday at Arizona, giving up three runs (two earned) and nine hits. He struck out five and walked none.Dodgers: RHP Brandon McCarthy (1-0, 0.00) makes his second start of the season after coming off the DL last weekend. 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Davis responded to his selection earlier in the day as a Western Conference All-Star with 26 points and 10 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves 98-91 on Friday night. Anyone want to be fantasys No. 5 starting pitcher?Anyone?!Perhaps no fact sums up the state of starting pitcher in fantasy baseball better than this: In the past 30 days, just four of them rank among our Player Raters top 25 overall players --?Danny Duffy, Rick Porcello, J.A. Happ and Justin Verlander. Meanwhile, only three of the top 10 starting pitchers selected on average during the preseason rank among the top 75 overall: Corey Kluber (28th), David Price (45th) and Max Scherzer (74th).Now consider what three members of my going-forward rankings from last week have done since: Jake Arrieta, No. 5, issued a career-high seven walks in a start against the Milwaukee Brewers, though he did respond with eight shutout innings of two-hit baseball on Tuesday to quell some concern. Stephen Strasburg, No. 6, afforded nine runs in a disastrous, 1?-inning start at Colorados Coors Field, then landed on the DL on Monday with an elbow issue. Jose Fernandez, No. 7, posted the sixth-worst game score of his 70 start big league career, after his Miami Marlins had skipped his previous turn in order to keep his innings total in check.As pitchers leave the top 10, though, new names must move in, which is why the aforementioned Verlander is a surprising -- depending upon your perspective -- new entrant. Since July 1, Verlander ranks tied for fifth in the majors in wins (6), fourth among qualifiers in ERA (1.97) and first in WHIP (0.89), and third in strikeouts (74). Hes also a top-10 starting pitcher on our Player Rater for the season, ranking ahead of such names as Jon Lester, Fernandez and Strasburg.Though Verlanders velocity will probably never return to its 95-96 mph average, more likely hovering in the 93 range, he has done an excellent job adapting to the change during the past year-plus. Better yet, heres his projected remaining schedule, should he pitch every fifth Detroit Tigers game: LAA (8/26), CWS (8/31), @CWS (9/6), MIN (9/12), @CLE (9/17), KC (9/23), CLE (9/28).Here are some quick thoughts about the weeks big movers in the rankings:Since his return from the DL, J.D. Martinez is now a .438/.481/.781 hitter with six home runs, 11 RBIs and 15 runs scored in 19 games. He was a top-30 overall player entering the season, and easily belongs in that group now.Both Kyle Hendricks and Duffy joined the top 20 starters, and a case could be made for either as a member of the top 10. Duffy makes an especially strong case, with his 5.07-1 strikeout-to-walk ratio and his Kansas City Royals having impeccably kept his workload in check. Given another seven starts, hell probably tally only another 45 innings, giving him 183? for the season; thatd be only 47 more than he had in 2015.I mightve significantly under-ranked Clayton Kershaw at No. 74 overall and 21st among starting pitchers, though its still a dangerous thing to assume hell make more than five starts the remaiinder of the year. MLB Jerseys From China. Six or seven is entirely possible, however, and Kershaw is capable of outperforming any other starter out there in each of them, making his range of possible outcomes as great as the No. 5 overall starter going forward, or as low as outside the top 250 overall players.If youre not taking Jose Ramirez seriously as an impact player in all formats, chances are youve already shifted your focus to fantasy football. Ramirezs 2016 profile doesnt look all that much different from his previous two seasons; he has hit a slightly lower rate of ground balls and greater rate of line drives, with a little more hard contact. Its his .232 BABIP of 2015 that now stands out as the outlier. Chances are, hes a .280-hitting, 12-homer, 25-steal player given a full seasons schedule, and thats a player with top-100-overall potential for the remainder of 2016.For those who havent noticed, Chicago Cubs sophomore Addison Russell is a .283/.352/.543 hitter since the All-Star break, shaving 5 percent off his strikeout rate (19.3 percent in the second half) with a 21-point increase in well-hit average and a 15 percent greater fly-ball rate compared to the first half. Russell has long had 20-homer pop in his bat, and its possible that hell perform at that pace or better for what remains on the 2016 schedule.New ESPN position eligibilityThe following players added new position eligibility within the past two weeks. As a reminder, position players need to appear 10 times at a new position to gain in-season eligibility, while pitchers need to make three starts to earn starting-pitching eligibility or five relief appearances to earn relief-pitching eligibility.Christian Bethancourt (OF), Chase dArnaud (2B), Marwin Gonzalez (OF), Jeff Locke (RP), Brad Miller (1B), Gregorio Petit (3B), Gary Sanchez (C), Trea Turner (OF).The following players are within two games of earning new eligibility, with their total games played noted at the listed position.Cristhian Adames (2B, 9 games), Emilio Bonifacio (OF, 8 games), Daniel Castro (3B, 9 games), Christian Colon (3B, 8 games), Ivan De Jesus (3B, 9 games), Matt Duffy (SS, 9 games), Stephen Drew (3B, 9 games; SS, 9 games), Phil Gosselin (3B, 8 games), Marco Hernandez (3B, 9 games; 2B, 8 games), Paul Janish (3B, 9 games), Howie Kendrick (1B, 8 games), Michael Martinez (2B, 8 games), Shawn OMalley (2B, 8 games), Jorge Polanco (3B, 9 games), Jurickson Profar (SS, 8 games), Adam Rosales (SS, 8 games), Jarrod Saltalamacchia (1B, 9 games), Ronald Torreyes (SS, 9 games).Going-forward rankings: Week 20Listed below are my updated, going-forward rankings. 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OAKLAND, Calif. Cody Allen Jersey . -- The Athletics didnt show much spark at the plate until slugger Khris Davis slammed down his bat and helmet after striking out to end the seventh inning.After that, it was a completely different look for Oakland, an abrupt change that manager Bob Melvins ballclub has grown accustomed to making lately.Two days after breaking up no-hitter with four outs to go, the As were completely shut down until Joey Wendle hit a go-ahead single during a three-run eighth inning and Oakland rallied to beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 on Tuesday night.Its just kind of the ebbs and flows of the game, said third baseman Ryon Healy, who had two hits, including an RBI single. Whether we get 10 hits in the first five innings and lose or get whatever it was in the back half of the game and win, I dont really care how it happens. I just want to get a victory.The As didnt have a hit or a baserunner until one out in the sixth inning before their first five batters in the eighth reached.Healy, whose single broke up starter Ricky Nolascos bid for a perfect game, singled in Yonder Alonso before Wendle lined a hit to right to drive in pinch-runner Arismendy Alcantara and Marcus Semien.It was just the third career hit for Wendle, who was making his fourth start at second base after being called up from the minors on Aug. 31.We save our at-bats for when they really count, Melvin said. For a guy that just got called up, that really makes him settle in. We liked him in the spring. Now hes getting an opportunity.John Axford (5-4) pitched two innings to get the win. Ryan Madson retired three hitters for his 28th save.Albert Pujols and Andrelton Simmons had two hits apiece for the Angels, who had their three-game winning streak snapped.Los Angeles wasted a mostly strong outing by Nolasco (5-13).Coming off a four-hit shutout against Cincinnati, Nolasco retired the first 16 batters against Oakland to extend his streak to 28 until Healys single to center on a 1-2 pitch. The Angels right-hander faced one over the minimum through seven before the As batted around in the eighth.Nolasco allowed three runs, two hits and two walks with five strikeouts.It looked like he lost his release point, Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. He didnt get the ball where he wanted.The Angels did all of their scoring in the second. Simmons doubled in Mike Trout, and Pujols scored on a sacrifice fly.MAKING PROGRESSAs starter Zach Neal allowed two runs over six innings in one of his best starts of the season. Neal, who struck out five and walked one in his longest stint of the year, bounced back following a rocky outing against the Red Sox.Hes had some really good efforts for us after what was a difficult start for him with us, Melvin said. He figured it out in the bullpen over a stretch and now hes got a lot more confidence.TRAINERS ROOMAngels: Matt Shoemaker was released from a Seattle-area hospital following emergency surgery after he was hit in the head by a line drive by the Mariners Kyle Seager on Sunday. Shoemaker remained in the Pacific Northwest and could return to Los Angeles on Wednesday.Athletics: Infielder Alcantara was called up from Class A Stockton before the game. Alcantara, who began the year with the Chicago Cubs, had been in the minors since Aug. 29.UP NEXTAngels: RHP Alex Meyer (0-1) makes his Angels debut in the afternoon finale of this three-game series at the Coliseum. Meyer had been in the minors since arriving as part of the Nolasco trade.Athletics: RHP Jharel Cotton (0-0) will be called up from Triple-A Nashville to make his major league debut Wednesday. Cotton was part of the trade that sent outfielder Josh Reddick to the Dodgers. Hell be the third pitcher from the Virgin Islands to appear in the majors. Francisco Lindor Jersey . The recently retired Stern was elected Friday to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and will be enshrined with the class of 2014 on Aug. Yan Gomes Jersey . With Parker having a quiet game for once, Nicolas Batum and Boris Diaw provided the scoring as France won its first major basketball title by beating Lithuania 80-66 on Sunday. It was a victory that ended a decade of frustration for Parker and a talented French generation, which lost the final against Spain two years ago and took bronze in 2005. http://www.baseballindiansmlb.com/authentic-joe-carter-indians-jersey/ . 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I think about all the great players that have walked, not just through these doors but the doors that were across the street who eventually retired.Judge, who Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said will be the teams every-day right fielder going forward, hit eighth.Prospect Tyler Austin was also called up from Triple-A and made his MLB debut at first base.Austin and Judge launched their Yankees careers with back-to-back home runs in their first major league at-bats Saturday, hitting solo shots off Matt Andriese in the second inning, becoming the first pair of teammates in baseball history to hit consecutive home runs in their first career plate appearances.Judge, 24, was hitting .270 with 19 home runs and 65 RBIs in 93 games for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The 6-foot-7 slugger was ranked 23rd overall in Keith Laws midseason MLB prospect rankings.Austin was hitting .323 with 13 homers and 49 RBIs in 56 games for the RailRiders.In other moves Saturday, the Yankees optioned right-hander Ben Heller to Triple-A and transfeerred right-hander Conor Mullee to the 60-day disabled list. Ricky Vaughn Jersey. Releasing Rodriguez leaves the Yankees responsible for the $27,103,825 remaining on his $275 million, 10-year contract. He is owed $7,103,825 of his $20 million salary for the final 65 days of this season and $20 million next year.The 41-year-old designated hitter went 1-for-4 with an RBI double in his finale Friday night, a 6-3 win over Tampa Bay.Last night was a special night, Cashman said. [I] had a chance to talk to him before the game and had a chance to talk after the game. I think it was great for Alex, great for our fans and great for our win column. It was also nice that he helped impact us as well.The roster has been changing a lot, so today is a new day. Its been a new day quite often lately, to be honest. Weve had a lot of changes, some quality people weve said goodbye to and a lot of quality people weve been saying hello to. Its the nature of the beast.Rodriguez hit .200 with nine homers and 31 RBIs for the Yankees this season. He has 696 home runs, fourth on the career list behind Barry Bonds (762), Hank Aaron (755) and Babe Ruth (714).Rodriguezs career batting average is at .295. A 14-time All-Star and three-time AL MVP, Rodriguez has 3,115 hits, and his 2,086 RBIs are second to Aarons 2,297 since RBIs became an official statistic. Rodriguez was suspended for the 2014 season for violations of baseballs drug agreement and labor contract.Information from The Associated Press was used in this report. 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The Philadelphia Wings named Blane Harrison the 10th head coach in team history on Monday. New York Yankees Chris Carter Jersey . Harrison replaces Johnny Mouradian, who will remain the Wings general manager, a post he has held for the past three seasons. "We have always planned to groom Blane for the head coach role and we are pleased with his progress and development over the past two seasons. As an organization, we feel strongly the time for change is upon us and we look forward to the new direction of this team under Blane," said president Michael French. "He has earned the respect and admiration of the players through his role as offensive and defensive coordinator and we expect a seamless transition to his appointment as head coach."  Harrison joined the Wings staff in 2011 as the teams defensive coordinator, and spent the 2013 season as the clubs offensive coordinator.  A native of Whitby, Ontario, Harrison played collegiately at Michigan State University and spent one season as an assistant coach at his alma mater. Prior to joining the Wings, Harrison was an assistant coach for the Orlando Titans and Detroit Turbos, formerly of the NLL. In 2010, Harrison was named an assistant coach of the U.S. National Indoor Lacrosse Team for the 2011 World Indoor Lacrosse Tournament. "It is an extreme honor to be named the head coach of this fine organization. I want to thank the ownership group for giving me this opportunity," said Harrison.  "As with other professional sports leagues, we operate in a performance-driven environment. 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They were putting most of their energy into a record-setting offensive display.(Sports Network) - The top-seeded Pittsburgh Penguins will try to get off to a strong start in the Eastern Conference semifinals, as they host the Ottawa Senators in Game 1 at CONSOL Energy Center this evening. Get interactive with our Game Night Blog in the Game Tracker at 7:30pm et/4:30pm pt. Although the Penguins cruised to the top spot in the East with a 36-12-0 record in the regular season, the Senators enter this best-of-seven series as an extremely dangerous seventh seed. Ottawa is coming off beating second- seeded Montreal in five games during the opening round and Paul MacLeans squad is eyeing another upset in Round 2. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, received a tougher than expected test from the eighth- seeded New York Islanders in the conference quarterfinals. The Penguins posted two shutouts against the Isles, but also surrendered 17 goals over the remaining four games. After outlasting the Isles in six games, the Pens find themselves in the second round for the first time since 2010, the year after Pittsburgh claimed its third Stanley Cup title. The club may have suffered a third straight first-round exit if it wasnt for a goaltender change during the conference quarters. The Pens were tied at two games apiece with the pesky Isles when head coach Dan Bylsma decided to replace Marc-Andre Fleury with veteran goaltender Tomas Vokoun. After posting a shutout in Game 1, Fleury struggled mightily and allowed 14 goals over the next three games. Vokoun, who hadnt seen action in the playoffs since 2007 before this spring, recorded a shutout victory in Game 5 and then kept Pittsburgh in the game long enough to win the series in overtime of Game 6. All told, the 36-year-old stopped 66-of-69 shots in two outings for a .957 save percentage and 1.41 goals against average. Although Fleury was the No. 1 goaltender when Pittsburgh made consecutive trips to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2008 and 09, the 28-year-old has not fared well in recent postseasons. In his first three playoffs, a run that culminated with the 2009 Stanley Cup crown, Fleury was 31-18 with a 2.45 GAA and .915 save percentage. In four playoff years since then, he is just 14-16 with a 3.15 GAA and .881 save percentage. Not surprisingly, Bylsma is sticking with Vokoun, who is 5-8 with a 2.30 GAA in 13 career playoff games. The Czech will start Game 1, while Fleury begins the second round on the bench. "Whatever happens, its all about the team," said Fleury. "Ive been a part of this team for a long time and I want this team to do good. This organization has been great. So if Im in the net or on the bench, I want this team to win. Thats the bottom line." Scoring is never a problem for the Penguins, who led all teams with 25 goals in the opening round. However, Pittsburgh has surrendered a whopping 47 goals over 12 playoffs games in the last two seasons, an average of 3.92 goals per contest. Evgeni Malkin led all Pittsburgh players with 11 points (2 goals, 9 assists) in six games against the Isles, while Pascal Dupuis paced the club with five goals. Captain Sidney Crosby missed the first game of the playoffs due to a fractured jaw that caused him to sit out all of April, but he still managed to finish second on the Pens with nine points (3G, 6A) in five games against New York. All told, the Pens had seven players register two goals or more in the opening round. That is, of course, a testament to Pittsburghs tremendous scoring depth up front, but defensemen Kris Letang and Douglas Murray also managed to chip in two goals apiece. Jarome Iginla, one of a handful of marquee names acquired by Pittsburgh at this years trade deadline, recorded two goals and seven assists in the opening round. Brenden Morrow, the former Dallas captain, was another player added during thiis season, but he managed just one assist against the Isles and was a minus-3 in six games. Masahiro Tanaka Jersey. Pittsburghs power play is extremely dangerous and the Pens managed to score on one-third (7-of-21) of their chances in the opening round. They also finished the regular season with the second-best power-play numbers in the NHL, but Ottawa had the leagues top PK in 2013. Ottawa finished fourth in the Northeast Division this season -- seven points behind the Canadiens -- but there was no question who was the better team in the conference quarterfinals. The Sens outscored the Habs by a combined score of 20-9, posting a pair of 6-1 victories to help make quick work of the division champions. The Senators may have been seeded higher if not for losing over 200 man-games to injury this season, including absences by some big names. At this stage, however, all the key names are back healthy except top centerman Jason Spezza, and even he could be back sometime in the second round. Ottawas most important player, defenseman Erik Karlsson, sat out 31 games during the regular season due to a torn Achilles tendon suffered when Pittsburghs Matt Cooke stepped on his leg during a Feb. 13 meeting. The injury was originally expected to end Karlssons season, but last years Norris Trophy winner came back in late April and he tied for the team lead with six points in the opening round. Karlsson had one goal and five assists against Montreal, tying him with captain and fellow Swede Daniel Alfredsson, who had two goals and four assists. Playing behind Karlsson and the D-men is goaltender Craig Anderson. The 31- year-old was a leading Vezina candidate in the early going this season before missing over a month of the season from Feb. 23-April 2 due to an ankle injury. Anderson went 12-9-2 with a 1.69 GAA and .941 save percentage in 24 games during the regular season and his first-round numbers were stingy as well. The American netminder stopped 171-of-180 shots in five games against the Canadiens, posting a 1.80 GAA and .950 save percentage. For his career, Anderson is 9-9 with a 2.16 GAA and .938 save percentage in 18 playoff games. Ottawas scoring depth could get a big boost if Spezza is able to return in this series. He recently participated in a full practice for the first time since undergoing back surgery. Spezza hasnt played since the fifth game of the season, but he is a proven playoff performer and could be ready to go as early as Game 3. The 29-year-old center has 51 points (17G, 34A) over 53 career postseason games. Ottawa scored on 24 percent of its power-play opportunities (6-of-25) in the first round after tying for 20th in the league on the man advantage during the regular season. After finishing first in the NHL during the regular season with an 88-percent penalty kill rate, Ottawa stopped Montreal from scoring on 16-of-19 chances (84.2 percent) in the first round. This series pits the leagues best offense against the second-ranked defense, as Pittsburgh led the NHL with 3.38 goals per game in 2013 and Ottawa was second in defense with an average of 2.08 goals surrendered each tilt. The Penguins won all three meetings with Ottawa during the regular season. Fleury was 2-0 in those games and Vokoun also posted a victory for Pittsburgh. Anderson started all three tilts for Ottawa and was 0-2-1 with a 2.61 GAA and .909 save percentage. Ottawa was able to slow down the Penguins power play, however, as Pittsburgh scored once on 15 chances with the man advantage over the three meetings. This will be the fourth all-time playoff series between the clubs. 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Update, Oct. Dale Weise Flyers Jersey . 20, 2016: It was announced Thursday that Bora Yellowstar Kim will be joining Paris Saint-Germain to head up its esports endeavour. The news comes one day after Yellowstar retired as a pro player.Every team needs a boss and we found ours : please welcome @YellowstarL0L as our head of eSports ! ???? #DreamBigger pic.twitter.com/39GCAMHZio— PSG eSports (@PSGeSports) October 20, 2016Original story follows.League of Legends veteran support Bora Yellowstar Kim announced his retirement from the competitive League of Legends scene Wednesday, ending a six-year professional career that saw him compete in the first World Championship finals and win the European League Championship Series five times. With the retirement, Kim has left the support position on Fnatics League of Legends squad vacant for the 2017 season.Entire years of sweat and late nights, from Mondays to Sundays for months finally were worth [it], Kim wrote in his Facebook post. It is all professional and personal, all at the very same time. The world [esports] brought me in is a very unique way of life, and only you, esports, could have offered me that. Today the situation is different. Im now 24, and to be completely honest with you, I am feeling more and more exhausted after hours of playing.Over the course of his career, Kim competed on some of the best European and North American League teams in the world. Kims best success came during his time with Fnatic, where he won five LCS championships.Following his long stint with Fnatic, Kim took an offer in late 2015 to move to North America and compete with Team SoloMid. When he failed to qualify for the Mid-Season Invitational, Kim moved back to Europe and rejoined Fnatic. This season, Fnatic took sixth place, the lowest the organization has ever taken during its time in the LCS. Eric Lindros Jersey . -- Hunter Smith scored the winner with just 12 seconds remaining in the third period as the Oshawa Generals edged the host Sarnia Sting 5-4 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action. Steve Mason Jersey . -- Ryan Blaney provided more evidence that Penske Racings No. http://www.flyershockeypro.com/authentic-andrew-macdonald-flyers-jersey/ . -- Edmontons Val Sweeting is two wins away from a trip to Winnipeg to play in Canadas Road of the Rings in December. BOSTON -- Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez has appeared in court in Boston as a judge met with attorneys to prepare for his upcoming trial in the 2012 shooting deaths of two men.Hernandez and his lawyers attended a status conference Wednesday in Suffolk Superior Court. The former tight end is accused of killing Safiro Furtado and Daniel de Abreau in a drive-by shooting following a dispute at a Boston nightclub.Hernandez also faces a count of witness intimidaation. Ron Hextall Jersey. Prosecutors say he shot a witness in the face.Hernandez grew up in Bristol, Connecticut. Hes serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, who was dating his fiancées sister.Jury selection for the Boston murder trial is set to begin Feb. 13. The judge scheduled a Dec. 20 hearing for arguments on pre-trial motions. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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