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Ole, ole, ole, ole . Nike Air Vapormax Flyknit Baratas ... Tite! Tite!As the chant rolled around Arena das Dunas in sunny Natal on Thursday, the subject of adoration from 30,000 Brazil fans retreated from the sideline back to the bench. Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, universally known as Tite, isnt yet comfortable in his position as coach of Brazil, but Brazilians are already comfortable with him.Brazil coaches arent hailed very much by some of the most demanding football fans on the planet, but many believe Tite, after only three games in charge, is making their national team great again.The evidence is skimpy after World Cup qualifying wins over Ecuador and Colombia, and beating Bolivia 5-0 in Natal.Of Tites recent predecessors, Dungas first six matches were five wins, including 3-0 over hated Argentina, and a draw. In his second year, he won the 2007 Copa America. Luiz Felipe Scolari lost his first match in both of his tenures, but in his second years, he won the 2002 World Cup and 2013 Confederations Cup.Tite calmed the nation at his appointment when he said Brazil didnt lack talented players, the team just needed some balance to win again, and start expunging the memory of the 7-1 semifinal loss to Germany in the 2014 home World Cup semifinals.We will strike that balance by assembling a team with great players who are placed in the same positions they are placed in their clubs, he said in his first news conference. So far, he has kept his word.Neymar plays on the left wing, as he does for Barcelona. Dunga and Scolari wanted Neymar to be a playmaker, sometimes even a forward. But the new coach, a fan and pupil of Carlo Ancelotti, the Italian coach at Bayern Munich, doesnt like improvisation.That policy might give the 55-year-old Tite some good headaches as soon as winger Douglas Costa is back from injury. Also recovered from injury is Paris Saint-Germain defender Thiago Silva, but not yet a starter.Brazils improvement also comes from Tite being a fan of triangulations, unlike Dunga and Scolari. I want at least two clear options forward for every player who has the ball, he has insisted.If Tites club career is a guide, its unlikely Brazil will concede goals because of midfield gaps like those seen in the 2014 World Cup and in recent Copa Americas. In Tites three games, Brazil has netted 10 goals, many due to its passing game, and allowed only one. His tactics are working.Tite likes players who buy into the team, who leave their egos at home, and can take on multiple roles; hence the selection of Beijing Guoan midfielder Renato Augusto. It means Brazil is not continuing to look for a No. 10 playmaker who becomes the focus of the attack. Tite also rejects the idea of a bulldozing No. 9, like Scolaris Fred, who will be useful just by scoring goals.The new coach likes mobile players such as Liverpools Philippe Coutinho, who was often overlooked by Dunga.But Tite is also a fan of psychology. With encouragement and unrelenting belief, he led Sao Paulo giant Corinthians and their fans over their mental barrier regarding the Copa Libertadores to earn the club its first South American crown in 2012. He intends to do the same to help Brazil players past the scars from the 2014 World Cup.During practice in Natal, he insisted players should fight for their position with dignity and collective grace. That resonated with the stars.When Tite replaced Chelseas Willian in the starting lineup with Coutinho, local media wondered how Willian would take it. During the Dunga era, any change in the team often cause over-the-top reactions. But hours later, Willian and Coutinho walked around the pitch goofing with each other, a scene the coach drew to everyones attention. That is what I want, fellows, he said. A tough battle for a position, and friendship off the pitch.At the post-practice news conference, Tite noted Willian made the decision to drop him for the Bolivia game even tougher because of the way he responded at practice.Moments like that, Brazil right back and veteran Dani Alves said after the game against Bolivia, gave the players more confidence in Tites ambitions: We feel that the atmosphere here has changed for the better, Dani Alves said.Brazil next plays away in Venezuela on Tuesday in World Cup qualifying, and could become the South American leader. But supporters have something better to anticipate. On Nov. 10, Brazil plays Argentina in Belo Horizonte. Thats where the Brazilians were embarrassed by Germany. Will the Tite effect last that long?If I could, I would drive there just to see it, Natal cab driver Carlos Campora said as he drove away from the Arena das Dunas in the first hours of Friday. In short, Tite is making us believe again. That alone already makes him special. Nike Classic Cortez Hombre . Pirlo limped out of Sundays 1-0 win over Udinese after just 13 minutes. Juventus says Pirlo underwent tests on Monday which revealed he has "a second-degree lesion to the collateral medial ligament in his right knee. Zapatillas Nike SB Mujer . Jon Montgomerys gold medal in skeleton at the Whistler Sliding Centre and his subsequent auctioning off of a pitcher of beer in the village square elevated him to folk-hero status. . Jordan Lynch, the all-purpose Heisman Trophy finalist from Northern Illinois, failed to make it into that exclusive club. The hunt for hockey history is on. With assistance from our friends in Toronto, we have started our own search for items on the Hockey Hall of Fames most wanted list.We want this to be interactive, so if you know where any of these artifacts are located, or if youve heard rumors of their whereabouts while standing around the skate sharpener, be sure to reach out to me on Twitter @ESPNJoeyMac.The first few items were investigating are a rare sweater, a record-breaking stick, a historic, game-winning puck and an iconic goalie mask.Our main objective is that [artifacts], once we know about them or find them, are preserved and kept for heritage sake, said Izak Westgate, manager of outreach exhibits and assistant curator at the Hall of Fame in Toronto. Would it be great to have them in the Hall of Fame, where they can be displayed and shown to everyone? Absolutely. But as long as we know theyre out there and someone is keeping it and making sure itll be in good condition long-term, then really thats the most important thing, whether its another museum or in someones special collection who really cares about it. Because you would hate to see -- especially the extremely rare items -- go missing because once theyre gone, theyre gone forever.Let the scavenger hunt begin.WANTED:The iconic stitches mask of?Boston Bruins?goalie Gerry CheeversReplicas hang in bars and man caves all over New England and beyond. Cheevers was with the Bruins for two stints, 1965-72 and 1975-80. He helped the Bruins win a pair of Stanley Cups, in 1970 and 1972, and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1985.?However, hes just as famous for his stitches mask.Cheevers disliked an all-white mask and was always looking for ways to cut practices short. During a practice in the late 1960s, a puck hit him in the mask, so he went to the locker room. Coaach Harry Sinden went to check on his goalie, discovered he was fine and told Cheevers to get back on the ice. Nike Cortez Ultra Moire Blancas. Before Cheevers returned, however, Bruins team trainer John Frosty Forristall painted 10 stitches where Cheevers would have been cut if he hadnt been wearing the mask. The theme stuck, and every time Cheevers took a puck to the mask, Forristall added another stitch mark on it.WHY:It would definitely be at top of the list, Westgate said. In terms of the early artwork stage, it would probably be No. 1. Its the [mask] we get asked about the most, and probably part of that being that we dont have one at the Hall of Fame, where we kind of have all the other significant ones through the years: Jacques Plantes first mask, Terry Sawchuks. The Cheevers [mask], whether here or not, would definitely be atop the list just because of the unique story behind it and why he painted the stitches on there and how it all worked too.STATUS:Cheevers gave the mask to his grandson, who has it hanging on his bedroom wall in South Florida.It was my gift to him, so thats the end of my decision with it, Cheevers said in a phone interview. Weve had many an offer for it -- I mean substantial offers -- and weve turned [them] down. I gave it to my daughter for her son, and I havent thought anything about it. Now, as far as donating it to the Hall of Fame, Ive never thought of that because I know they have one of the practice masks or exhibition-game masks. I only used one [mask] my whole career in regular [season] games. There was never any intentions of first of all selling it, and in all honesty, I never thought of donating it to the Hall of Fame. 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