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NEW YORK -- When 55-year-old banking executive Vijay Parimoo told his friends he would be a rookie ball boy at this years U. Vapormax 97 Silver Bullet Australia.S. Open, he expected, and got, a little teasing.They were like, `Isnt there an age limit? Shouldnt there be? he said.But the U.S. Open has indeed never put an upper limit on the age of its ball chasers, which tournament officials say sets Flushing Meadows apart from the other Grand Slams. Of the 275 ball people this year -- all of whom had to make it through grueling tryouts -- about 75 are 18 or older and more than 20 of those are over 30. Several are in their 50s. One who gave it up a couple of years ago was 63.Top players who make it their habit to thank the ball boys and ball girls in their victory speeches on tour have been seen giving double-takes when handed a ball or towel by grownups.I see many adults, says No. 1-ranked defending champion Novak Djokovic. I dont know if all of them are adults, but theyre doing their job very well.While the very idea of ball men and ball women has been lampooned over the years -- most notably on TVs Seinfeld when Kramer finds a way to bungle the great ball man experiment -- its a point of pride for the hardy few who have actually done one of the most coveted minimum-wage jobs in sports. And U.S. Open officials say there are plenty of wrinkles, so to speak, at this particular Grand Slam that make older ball people a sensible choice.For one, the two-week U.S. Open normally straddles the Labor Day weekend, when the school year kicks in and labor laws prevent kids from working extended hours, especially at night.The older ballpersons are gold in the night matches, says Cathie Delaney, a U.S. Tennis Association pro who manages the day-to-day court assignments for ball people who can be as young as 14. Some of these matches go until 2 a.m. We cant have a 14-year-old on the subway at 2 a.m.And then theres the U.S. Opens distinction of being the only major in which the ball persons move the balls around the court by throwing them rather than rolling them, which on changeovers can mean 80-foot, baseball-like guns from one end of the court to the other. Over the three weeks of work -- through the qualifying rounds, the main draws, junior, college and wheelchair events -- all that throwing can take a toll on young arms.Former college baseball player Yitz Liberman answered the call several years ago, not out of a particular devotion to tennis but because he knew he had a rocket arm. Now, the 34-year-old adjunct professor of Judaic studies at Yeshiva University has worked his way up to the position of crew chief in some of the top matches in Arthur Ashe Stadium.Theres a lot going on around you. Its my job to keep everyone focused and everyone in line, says Liberman, who high-fived his mostly teenage crew when they were assigned Venus Williams match in front of more than 23,000 fans.Dressed in identical blue uniforms, the six-person crew marches on and off the court like soldiers. In a choreographed flourish, they fan out onto the court to their assigned spots, the runners at the net who scamper for loose balls, and the throwers at the end who bounce the balls to the players and handle their sweaty towels.Tina Taps, who has been in charge of the ball persons since 1989, says she doesnt care about age, only a love of the tennis and the ability to make it through tryouts, which involve sprints, agility drills and throwing competitions. Each summer, about 400 people try out for just 80 rookie spots.Its a hard job, she said. More mature ball persons can deal with the heat and the various things that occur on the court and can teach the younger ones to persevere.One of those vets is Laray Fowler, a 32-year-old sales associate from Great Neck who has worked every U.S. Open since she was 14. She specializes in knowing and anticipating the on-court likes, dislikes and nuances of some of the games biggest stars, including Serena Williams.Its kind of like I know what she wants without her even having to ask, says Fowler, who, for reasons that have never been explained to her, ends up getting assigned to just about every Serena match.So will there ever come a day Fowler will give up being a ball person? No way, she says. Im going to do this until I cant walk anymore.For Parimoo, the 55-year-old rookie from Warren, New Jersey, taking his place on court is the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. It began in his native India when he watched Jimmy Connors, Chris Evert and Bjorn Borg at the Open on television and noticed the youngsters chasing the balls across the court. What do these kids have to do to be in this tournament? he wondered. They must be super smart or special.When his 15-year-old son, Shray, tried out this summer, he took his dad with him. Amazingly, they both made it.In one of his first assignments, Parimoo handled the towel in a doubles match for one of his idols, Martina Hingis. But his biggest honor came this week when he was assigned to work as part of the same crew with his son.It reminded him once again of the biggest advantage he has over younger ball people: perspective.This is a privilege, he says. I enjoy every minute I am here. I may not be able to do it tomorrow. Air Max 270 Womens Coral . The team said Saturday that Lopez was hurt during its 121-120 overtime loss at Philadelphia on Friday. 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ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Jack Del Rio seemed almost shocked as he walked into the news conference Tuesday and made his way past a growing group of TV cameras and reporters.I thought it would be thin today, Del Rio said, about nine hours after the Raiders arrived back in California following a 27-20 win over the Houston Texans in Mexico City.Del Rio should probably get used to the extra attention at this point -- even if some of the chatter is about potential stadium deals for the team.At 8-2, the Raiders have a one-game lead in the AFC West and are tied with the New England Patriots for the best record in the conference -- a remarkable turnaround for a team that lost its first 10 games two years ago and hasnt had a winning season since last making the playoffs in 2002.That was also the previous time Oakland had a four-game winning streak, which the Raiders matched by beating the Texans.Not that there is much time for celebrating.After arriving in California early Tuesday morning following a red-eye flight from Mexico City then spending an hour passing through customs, Del Rio and his staff turned their attention to this weeks game against Carolina.The short week also includes the Thanksgiving holiday, another hurdle for Del Rio and his staff.There are definitely challenges to recovering on the short week and traveling and playing at (a high) altitude and all those things, Del Rio said.We spent a lot of time in the offseason going through how were going to work the team and forecasting things that are coming, so its not like were just trying to decide today what were going to do. Weve got a plan in place ... and the guys have embraced it.Its hugely important for us to bounce back from what we just did and get prepared for whats next.Derek Carr threw a pair of touchdown passes in the fourth quarter against Houston to lead the comeback, a growing trend for a quarterback that is getting some attention as a potential MVP candidate.In his two-plus seasons in the NFL, Carr hhas led the Raiders to nine game-winning drives in the fourth quarter or overtime- including four times this season. Nike Air Vapormax Mens Australia. It really comes down to the execution in those situations, Del Rio said. Hes done a great job of staying even-keel throughout the evening. Hes really been tremendously poised and composed and hes gone out and delivered for us.Not everything went well in Mexico City.Two weeks after piling up 218 rushing yards against Denver, the Raiders were limited to just 30 by the Texans.There were also a handful of dropped passes by wide receivers Michael Crabtree and Seth Roberts, and a defense that had considerable difficulty covering Texans tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz.All of that was a lot easier for Del Rio to take after Carrs game-winning touchdown pass to Amari Cooper with 4:53 remaining.The Raiders then sealed the win a few moments later when running back Latavius Murray gained 6 yards on a fourth-and-1 play after Del Rio initially debated punting.You know youre putting yourself out there a little bit, but youre believing in your guys, and they delivered, Del Rio said. When you know youre putting yourself out there, and then they deliver, its satisfying.Game notes Del Rio was questioned about an announcement earlier in the day from Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf that a framework had been agreed to on a potential stadium deal to keep the team in Oakland. That doesnt have anything to do with us and the team right now, Del Rio said. ... Del Rio also said he spoke with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell before Mondays game, but that the subject of suspended linebacker Aldon Smith did not come up. Smith has applied for reinstatement, but has yet to hear back from the league. ... Defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. has not yet been cleared to practice.---For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL Cheap NFL Hoodies Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping Jerseys NFL China Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping ' ' '
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LOS ANGELES -- The ex-girlfriend accusing NBA star Derrick Rose and his friends of rape spent Thursday battling her emotions as she tried to piece together a night she remembers only in flashes. Adidas Henrik Lundqvist Jersey .Her vague recall and testimony that contradicted what she told lawyers during her deposition left her vulnerable to combative cross-examination by Roses lawyer as the Knicks player looked on with little reaction.In a soft voice that at times couldnt be heard by lawyers or jurors, the woman behind the $21.5 million lawsuit said she was intoxicated and felt like she had been drugged after a visit to Roses mansion in Beverly Hills in August 2013.Ive never felt like that before, the 30-year-old said. I just felt I was less in control, more goofy.As she began to connect a night of drinking at Roses place on Aug. 26, 2013, with the disputed incident early the next morning at her apartment, she took a long pause in her testimony and wept quietly, hiding her face behind a computer screen at the witness stand.Defense lawyer Michael Monico complained during a break that they couldnt have her crying all day and suggested the judge issue a no crying order.Im not going to order the witness not to cry any more than Im going to order her not to breathe, U.S. District Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald said.Rose, 28, and his friends Ryan Allen and Randall Hampton have denied the accusations in the lawsuit and claimed the woman willingly had sex with all three.The Associated Press is not naming the woman because it generally does not identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault.Roses lawyer used a string of text messages as a timeline to question the womans story and whether she even drank enough to black out hours later. And he questioned how she had managed to send lucid text messages during that period -- several of which invited Rose to her apartment.Whether you claim you were blacking out or not, you were using periods and sentences, attorney Mark Baute said.I dont usually text like that, she replied.Baute got her to concede she had lied to Rose in text messages earlier that day about plans she had and a stop at a sex shop she never made.The woman testified that she began dating Rose on and off over 20 months -- a relationship the defense has called friends with benefits -- after meeting him during the 2011 NBA lockout at a Hollywood nightclub.She thought they had a future together, though Baute cast doubt on that.He showed that until that night in August, Rose had never been to her place, she never attended any of his games and during a visit when he was playing in Philadelphia, she never left their hotel.After they split up in early summer of 2013, she hadnt been in touch with Rose until the morning of Aug. 26 when she texted him a photo of herself and said he was her inspiration.He invited her over that night by text message and made overtures to bring a friend along for a threesome. She said she would come over for drinks.While waiting for a driver who was late to pick her up, she said she started drinking vodka because she was nervous. She had some wine in the car and said she had 3+ shots of tequila at the Beverly Hills mansion.She said she had previously had tequila with Rose and felt like it gave her strength, but this was the opposite, and said she felt drugged, a suggestion the defense denies.She only had vague recollections of what happened afterward. She left the Roses after her friend got in a fight with one of his friends and vaguely remembered a cabbie helping her up to her apartment. Inside, she vomited and passed out on the bed.I recall waking up and seeing them in my room, she said of the three men.In one of her flashes, she said, Rose was at the edge of her bed undressed and pulling her toward him. She was trying to roll off the bed.I just felt like I wanted to throw up, she said.She said she awoke the next morning with her black dress around her neck, lubricant on her legs and saw a used condom on her bedroom floor. She was confused about what had happened.She said she didnt go to the police because she was embarrassed and feared her name would become public and her family would find out.Baute asked if she didnt report the incident because she didnt want to be responsible for inviting someone over to her apartment for sexual intercourse at 3 a.m. and falsely accuse them of rape.I never did any of those things, she said.She reported the incident to police after filing the lawsuit more than two years later. Jeff Beukeboom Jersey . The 29-year-old Baines has established himself as one of the top attacking full backs in the country and was the subject of two bids from United during the last off-season. 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Esa Lindell and Rasmus Ristolainen replied for Finland (1-1-0) Lindell opened the scoring for Finland just 41 seconds into the game, but the hosts quickly regained their composure and tied the score less than four minutes later on Wennbergs first of the game. MINNEAPOLIS -- Andrew Wiggins career-best, 47-point outburst on Sunday for the Minnesota Timberwolves flashed the immense potential and the continuing growth in the third-year swingman.With Wiggins leading the charge, Minnesota has been among leagues best offensive teams. The Timberwolves are ninth in the league in scoring, averaging 107.9 points per game.The Charlotte Hornets have their own breakout star emerging in point guard Kemba Walker. Walker is a sixth-year pro whos had plenty of big moments in the NBA, but hes taken his scoring to another level by averaging a career-best 25.3 points per game.Wiggins, who begins the week as the NBAs ninth-best scorer at 26.3, and Walker (12th in the league in scoring) will lead their teams against each other Tuesday at Minnesota.With Wiggins setting career bests in points in two of the past four games, the Timberwolves (3-6) have won two of their past three games. Wiggins has asserted himself more on the offensive end this season and picked up the scoring slack in Saturdays 125-99 victory against the Los Angeles Lakers.Hes smart. Hes driven, Minnesota coach Tom Thibodeau said. I think sometimes mistakenly people take him as laid back. Hes competitive. I think hes just scratching the surface. I think he can do a lot more.Wiggins shot 14 of 21 in Sundays win, hit two 3-pointers and went to the line 22 times, knocking down 17 free throws. One of Wiggins weaknesses in the past had been his 3-point shooting, but he leads the league hitting 54.8 percent of his 3-pointers.Im finding myself; finding the things Im good at, the things I need to work at, Wiggins said. The games just kind of slowed down for me a little bit. Im able to read a lot of different defenses and how people are playing me, the defensive set.Walker isnt exactly new to his role as Charlottes go-to man. He averaged more than 20 points per game last season but hes expanded his impact this year. Walker is also averaging 5.4 assists and 1.6 steals per game, while hitting a career-best 47 percent of his 3s.The Hornets started the season 6-1 but have lost two in a row to the favorites in the Eastern Conference in Toronto annd Cleveland. Sergei Nemchinov Jersey. Walker scored a season-high 40 points in a loss to Toronto on Thursday before going extending his streak to eight games with at least 20 points with 21 in Saturdays loss to the Cavaliers.Walker was so frustrated by the loss on Saturday that he sat in front of his locker in his uniform shorts for more than 20 minutes.We just let the game get away from us, he said. They made some great plays and just found guys when they needed to. They were just making big plays down the stretch.Charlotte forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist returned to the lineup after missing a game with a strained back to notch 11 points and 10 rebounds while defending LeBron James. Kidd-Gilchrist could see much of Wiggins on the defensive end on Tuesday, but Minnesotas injury situation bears watching for matchups.Wiggins big game on Saturday came without starting shooting guard and third-leading scorer Zach LaVine, who was held out with a sore right knee. Thibodeau wasnt sure about the status of LaVine or backup swingman Shabazz Muhammad, who also missed the game with a sore right knee. With Brandon Rush also dealing with a sprained right big toe, the Timberwolves depth is being tested.The 6-foot-8 Wiggins moved to shooting guard against the Lakers with 6-10 Nemanja Bjelica getting his first start and playing small forward. Kidd-Gilchrist stands 6-7 while starting shooting guard Nicolas Batum is 6-8.Bjelica responded well to the unexpected assignment, scoring a career-high 24 with five 3s.The only thing, here everything is possible and you have to be ready every night, Bjelica said. I think I needed this game, especially for myself, because I had, last summer, many issues. First my injury, then I miss the Olympic Games, then I put lots of work. Thats it. I just played the best game so far that Im here.Charlotte will still be without guard Jeremy Lamb, but the hope is he could return by Friday against Atlanta. Center Roy Hibbert has soreness in his right knee and is expected to have his minutes limited. Cheap NFL Hoodies Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping Jerseys NFL China Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping ' ' '
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UNCASVILLE, Conn. Cory Schneider Jersey . -- Connecticut Sun rookie forward Morgan Tuck will miss the rest of the WNBA season because of a left knee injury.The Sun said Thursday that Tuck will have surgery to repair torn cartilage. She was injured Sunday in a loss at Atlanta.The third overall pick has appeared in 26 games, averaging seven points for the last-place Sun (10-17).Tuck has a history of knee problems. She missed most of her sophomore season at UConn to have surgery that replaced missing cartilage in her right knee. She was granted an extra year of eligibility, but said she chose to turn pro after last season in part because she wasnt sure how many more years she would be able to play on that knee.Tuck says she plans to return to the Sun next season. Adidas Nico Hischier Jersey . 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. Wholesale Devils Jerseys . But when it comes to determining if Raymond will find a place on the Leafs roster when training camp concludes in a week, well, that decision will ultimately fall to the head coach.http://www.cheapdevilsjerseys.com/?tag=adidas-damon-severson-jersey . -- Jimmy Walkers first PGA Tour trophy came with a special gift tucked inside. Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou is bullish on Australias prospects of opening their World Cup qualifying group with a win.The Socceroos face Iraq in Perth on Thursday night confident in their abilities but also wary that falling short of a maximum three points will make it harder to reach the 2018 tournament.With an arduous 10-match qualifying path ahead, anything less than a win would be a major setback.But Postecoglou, ever the perfectionist, wont be satisfied simply to win.We have to win your home games as it will be tough to pick up points on the road, he said.With a scrappy victory, you get three points but it doesnt show the road ahead is going to be where you want it to be.I still want us to perform strongly. I want to win but also play well so we have confidence in what were doing.Australia have beaten Iraq, ranked by FIFA as the worlds 113th best side, in their past four meetings dating back to 2008.Postecoglou believes that figure and formline betray the challenge theyll pose at nib Stadium.If you think what qualifying would mean to a nation like Iraq ... think about what it meant to us in 2006, and in 1974, then you know its going to be a tough game, he said. Adidas Pavel Zacha Jersey. Weve been following Iraq since the draw. We know everything we need to know about them.Our players do as well and well be prepared.Postecoglou has a wealth of attacking riches open to him, with Tomi Juric, Aaron Mooy, Tom Rogic, Jackson Irvine and Massimo Luongo all playing well and regularly for their European clubs.Tim Cahill and Nathan Burns have enjoyed less recent game time but have plenty of class.Centre-back Bailey Wrights withdrawal leaves Postecoglou dependant on Asian Cup-winning pairing Trent Sainsbury and Matthew Spiranovic to lead the defence.With all 23 players in camp fit and ready to go, Postecoglou is keeping his selection close to his chest.If somebody can try to tell me what my strongest 11 is then good luck to them but itd be a guess, he said.I have four or five starting 11s I could put out tomorrow and Id feel confident about all of them getting the job done. Cheap NFL Hoodies Cheap Nike NFL JerseysWholesale Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping Jerseys NFL China Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping ' ' '
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NEW YORK -- Andrei Vasilevskiy faced 20 shots in the third period Monday night, so there wasnt much time for him to worry about the status of his shutout. Alex Burrows Jersey .The Tampa Bay Lightning goalie was more worried about a victory, anyway.Vasilevskiy made 34 saves for his third career shutout, J.T. Brown and Ryan Callahan scored 42 seconds apart in the first period and the Lightning beat the New York Islanders 4-0 on Monday night.We get two points, thats most important, Vasilevskiy said, and the shutout is a little bounce.The goalie said he expected the Islanders to press in the third after being outshot 17-4 in the second.Usually when a team plays not that good (in the second period), they make a push in the third, Vasilevskiy said. We did a good job on the (penalty kill) and the game overall, blocked shots and good play. I just want to say thank you to our guys for the shutout.Nikita Kucherov and Vladislav Namestnikov scored as the Lightning won for the fourth time in seven games (4-2-1) following a three-game skid.Steven Stamkos had two assists to help Tampa Bay complete a sweep of the three-game season series with the Islanders -- all within the last 14 days -- by a combined 14-2 margin.We sat back probably a little too much in the third and put Vasy in a tough position to make some big saves, Stamkos said. He earned the shutout for sure.Jaroslav Halak had 27 saves for New York, which was shut out for the first time this season and fell to 1-3-3 in its last seven.Obviously we dont want to be in the spot we are in, Islanders captain John Tavares said. We just have to play positive and get better. You get up tomorrow and try to get better.Travis Hamonic returned to the Islanders just nine days after suffering a hand injury that was expected to keep him out four to six weeks. However, New York was without fellow defenseman Dennis Seidenberg after he was placed on injured reserve with a broken jaw after getting hit in the face by a puck in Saturday nights overtime loss at Florida. Scott Mayfield was an emergency recall from Bridgeport of the AHL, and the Islanders used seven defensemen and 11 forwards.Mayfield fought with Brown about 5 1/2 minutes into the second after Brown hit Tavares. Mayfield received 17 minutes of penalties, getting whistled for instigating and a misconduct in addition to the fighting major.Kucherov extended Tampa Bays lead to 3-0 with 5:36 left in the second by completing a give-and-go with Stamkos, snapping the puck past Halak for his sixth of the season. It was Kucherovs fourth goal against the Islanders, including one in each of the teams three meetings.The Lightning made it 4-0 about 2 1/2 minutes later when Stamkos brought the puck up ice and sent a pass to the right to Namestnikov, who tipped it in for his third.Brown got the Lightning on the scoreboard with 1:02 left in the opening period, taking a pass from Craig Paquette and flicking the puck past Halak.Tampa Bay made it 2-0 with 20 seconds remaining when Andrej Sustr fired a shot from the right point that Callahan appeared to deflect with the shaft of his stick over Halaks glove. It was Callahans first goal of the season and his 349th career point.Kucherov nearly added to the lead in the closing seconds of the first, but the puck ricocheted of the crossbar.Game notes Stamkos had seven points (two goals, five assists) in the three meetings against the Islanders this season, and Kucherov had six points (four goals, two assists). ... Stamkos also has a point in six of the last eight games with three goals and seven assists. ... Tampa Bay improved to 9-0-1 this season when scoring at least three goals. ... The Islanders have lost seven straight against the Lightning, including the last four of Tampa Bays five-game series win in the second round of the playoffs last spring. ... New Yorks Nikolay Kulemin played his 598th game.UP NEXT:Lightning: At Detroit on Tuesday night in the second game of a five-game trip.Islanders: Host defending champion Pittsburgh on Friday night to complete their two-game homestand before heading out on a three-game California trip.---Follow Vin Cherwoo at www.twitter.com/VinCherwooAP Daniel Alfredsson Jersey . White came in fourth place in the event. He was the two-time defending gold medallist. 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Beachem knocked down six 3-pointers against Colgate after going only 2 of 8 in the previous two games.It was big for me to finally knock down some shots and get into a rhythm, he said.Bonzie Colson finished with 13 points and seven rebounds, and Matt Farrell added 13 points and six assists for the Irish (10-2).Will Ryman had 18 points and Nathan Harris scored 17 for Colgate (2-10), which lost its sixth in a row -- all in December.In the losses to Villanova and Purdue, the Irish led by double digits in the first half of each game, but were outscored by an average of 16 points in the second half.Against Colgate, they again took a comfortable lead in the first 20 minutes, but struggled to put away the Raiders. Steve Vasturias 3-pointer with 7:23 to play gave Notre Dame its largest lead at 21 points, but Colgate went on a 12-1 run to cut it to 10 with 4 minutes to go.Consecutive baskets by Colson and a 3 by Beachem with 2:48 left got the Irish back on track, part of a 9-2 run in response.(Beachem) needed to see some shots go in, Notre Dame coach Mike Brey said. Were not going to get another NCAA bid without our seniors playing well.Notre Dame came in leading the nation with just 8.4 turnovers per game, but committed 10 in the first half alone. Colgate contributed to the early sloppiness with 13 turnovers of its own while shooting only 21 percent from the floor as the Irish built a 16-point halftime lead.We turned it over way too many times in the first half, Colgate coach Matt LLangel said. Thomas Chabot Jersey. We didnt adjust quick enough.Notre Dame finished with a season-high 14 turnovers.BIG SURPRISEFarrell received an early Christmas gift from the Irish after the game. His older brother, Bo, a First Lieutenant with the Army who had been stationed in Afghanistan for seven months, walked out onto the court to surprise Matt.Brey and his staff had conspired for six weeks to set up the surprise, and even went so far as to prepare a fake video greeting that made it appear Bo was still overseas, just before he walked out to greet his brother.He got me, said Matt, who hadnt seen Bo since May. We dont ask for much for Christmas, so this is the best present Ive ever gotten.Matt joked that he was mad at Brey and the coaching staff for keeping the secret from him for so long.He is very upset with me, Brey said with a smile. What a neat family celebration.TIP-INSLangel was recruited by Brey to play at Delaware, his first head coaching position before coming to Notre Dame. ... Notre Dame freshman guard T.J. Gibbs wore No. 25 for the second half because his normal No. 2 was drenched with Gatorade after he dove over the Irish bench for a loose ball in the first half.BIG PICTUREColgate: In the Raiders two wins, theyve knocked down 25 3-pointers while shooting 49 percent from long range. Against the Irish, Colgate hit just one of its first nine 3s and finished 6 of 19.Notre Dame: The Irish enter their holiday break with a win but plenty to work on after an uninspired effort against Colgate.UP NEXTColgate: The Raiders end nonconference play at Duquesne on Thursday, then begin Patriot League play on Dec. 30 at Lafayette.Notre Dame: The Irish have one more nonconference tuneup at home against Saint Peters on Dec. 28 before beginning ACC play at Pittsburgh on Dec. 31. Cheap NFL Hoodies Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping Jerseys NFL China Wholesale NFL Autographed JerseysCheap Jerseys Free Shipping ' ' '
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EDMONTON -- Despite landing NCAA free agent Justin Schultz a year ago, the Edmonton Oilers werent satisfied with their track record in the college market. Nike Air Max Plus Tn Ultra Femme . So on Wednesday they announced the hiring of Bob Green as director of amateur free-agent scouting. The former general manager of the WHLs Edmonton Oil Kings will mostly be responsible for recruiting NCAA and CHL players. "Even though its the NHL, youve still got to recruit," Green said. "The high-end free agents that youre chasing after have a lot of interest from other teams, so youve got to have a good story to tell about Edmonton and the Oilers and youve got to be able to attract those guys and get them there. Its one thing to find them based on ability, its another thing getting them here." Stu MacGregor remains head of amateur scouting, something general manager Craig MacTavish emphasized after the teams initial press release called Green the teams director of amateur and free-agent scouting. MacTavish called it a "coup" for the organization to hire Green for this role. "There are a lot of people that slip through the draft and give us further opportunity," MacTavish said. "To have a guy with Bobs credibility in the CHL thatll be able to open the doors and really enhance our ability to attract and sign very good players coming in to our organization." Green, the WHLs executive of the year in 2011-12 and 2012-13, had been Oil Kings GM for the past six seasons. The Oil Kings won the WHL in 2011-12 and advanced to the Memorial Cup. The 52-year-old called returning to his passion of scouting an opportunity that was too good to turn down. "Its easier to leave after youve had success than if you havent," Green said. Now Greens focus is to help the Oilers have success, specifically in regard to signing college and over-age CHL players. "Theres 30 teams in the NHL -- its highly competitive," he said. "The margin of winning is extremely small, so any advantage you can get and any player that you can bring into your system that has an opportunity to make your team better, youve got to look at it." Vapormax CS Femme .C. Lions has come to an end. Banks told TSN on Jan 2 that he had no interest in playing out the option year of his contract with the Lions in 2014, and he again made that clear in a conversation with Lions GM Wally Buono last week. Nike Air Max Plus Tn Ultra Homme .ca! Hi Kerry, Its another day and here we are looking at another dubious hit to the head. In this case Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky elbowed Saku Koivu in the head about a second after he dished off the puck to a teammate, knocking him unconscious. http://www.airmaxpaschere.fr/nike-air-presto-pas-cher.html . Spiller left Week 3s 27-20 loss to the New York Jets with a thigh injury, but fully practiced with the team all week and expects to be ready to go on Sunday. NEW YORK -- Celebrate, its Labor Day weekend. But while you might be barbecuing and watching tennis, the 32 players fortunate enough to still be in the singles draws remain hard at work. Sunday, 16 of them are in action, vying for spots in the quarterfinals. Here how you can follow all the action on Day 6:Watch every matchAt 11 a.m. ET, ESPN3 will carry full coverage of seven matches. Click to watch?multicam.?At 11 a.m. ET, ESPN and WatchESPN begin coverage. Click to watch.?To view starting times of upcoming days at the US Open, click here.?Live scoringOur real-time scoreboard, updated stats and social handles can be found on one spot, US Open CourtCast.?BracketsFind out whos moving on (and whos not) with our US Open mens and womens brackets. ?Sundays key matchesNo. 9 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga vs. No. 26 Jack Sock, 11 a.m. ET on Louis Armstrong Stadium (Watch) This is a classic matchup between the aging star (Tsonga is 31) and the up-and-comer. The 23-year-old Sock stunned 2014 US Open champion Marin Cilic in the third round and is into the second week at the US Open for the first time. Theyve met once previously -- a year ago, in Madrid. Tsonga won a third-set tiebreaker.No. 10 Gael Monfils vs. Marcos Baghdatis, 11 a.m. ET on the Grandstand (Watch)A tasty, old-school confrontation of the elastic Frenchman and the resilient Cypriot. Monfils, at 30, is enjoying a renaissance, and Baghdatis hasnt been this far in a major in nearly eight years. Monfils owns a 2-1 career record over Baghdatis. Oddly enough, they met a few weeks ago in Cincinnati, with Monfils prevailing 7-5, 6-0.No. 8 Madison Keys vs. Caroline Wozniacki, second match on Arthur Ashe Stadium (Watch)Keys, the 21-year-old American, pulled herself out of a monumental hole in the third round, erasing a 5-1 third-set deficit against JJapanese teenager Naomi Osaka. Basket Nike Air Max Pas Cher. Now Keys gets Wozniacki, a former No. 1 player who has reached two finals and two more semifinals here. The two have never played each other.No. 4 Rafael Nadal vs. Lucas Pouille, third match on Arthur Ashe Stadium (Watch)So much for any injury concerns or fatigue playing a factor for Nadal. He hasnt dropped a set in three matches here and has been pushed past 4-4 just once in nine sets. A good sign for the former two-time US Open champ, who two weeks ago fell in the second round of Cincinnati, conceding he was tired. Pouille, 22, from France, is one of the games rising stars, but he could be the one suffering from fatigue. Hes coming off a 3-hour, 24-minute marathon win in his last match -- his second straight five-set battle.No. 2 Angelique Kerber vs. No. 14 Petra Kvitova, 7 p.m. ET on Arthur Ashe Stadium (Watch) This is the first real obstacle here to Kerbers run at Serena Williams No. 1 ranking. While Kvitova sharpened her game with a third-round win over Elina Svitolina, Kerber breezed against Catherine Bellis, dropping only two games. These two players have faced off eight times in the past five years and, as you might expect, its a dead heat at 4-all.No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. Kyle Edmund, following Kerber-Kvitova (Watch) Edmund, a 21-year-old from Great Britain, is the least likely suspect still alive in the top half of the draw. His reward is an audience with the games best player. They played earlier this year, in Miami, and Djokovic came away with a 6-3, 6-3 win. The largest question looming is this: How will the lack of playing time (Djokovic has played only six games in five days) affect the world No. 1? Cheap NFL Hoodies Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping Jerseys NFL China Wholesale NFL Autographed JerseysCheap Jerseys Free Shipping ' ' '
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