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EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France -- South Koreans In Gee Chun and Sung Hyun Park shot 8-under 63 on Thursday to share the first-round lead in the Evian Championship, the last of the LPGA Tours five majors. Anders Lee Jersey .Top-ranked Lydia Kos bid to defend her title -- and win a third career major by the age of 19 -- got off to a rocky start with a 70.It was tricky for me because on the back nine I was not hitting fairways, said Ko, who has 14 career wins on the U.S. LPGA Tour. Hopefully Ill be able to hit some fairways tomorrow.Chun, the 2015 U.S. Womens Open champion, said she felt nervous after missing the cut here last year but hardly let it show.I could see the putting lines and I was good rolling the ball on those lines, she said. The greens are getting softer this year.While Kos play was patchy, with a bogey and only two birdies, second-ranked Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand had a day to forget with a 2-over 73 featuring a triple bogey.Ko and Jutanugarn have a good chance at Evian of taking the Annika Major Award, which rewards the major winner with the best combined record at all five majors of the season, and is named after 10-time major winner Annika Sorenstam.American Annie Park had an eagle and five birdies to match Chinas Shanshan Feng at 64.Parks performance caught the eye; and not least because her mother was caddying for her.That was fun. It was good to have my mum back on the bag. The last time she caddied was Hawaii in April, she said. She keeps things light and does some dances out there.Ranked 201st, Annie Park joined the tour this year. She showed good composure in overcast and somewhat drizzly weather conditions on the picturesque course perched over Lake Geneva, enjoying a run of birdie-birdie-eagle on her front nine, then starting and finishing with birdies on the back nine.American Angela Stanford had a 65, and South Koreans So Yeon Ryu and Eun-Hee Ji shot 66.Starting in muggy afternoon conditions, Ko played in a group with South Korean Hyo Joo Kim, the 2014 champion, and Norways Suzann Pettersen, the 2013 winner.When Ko sank her first birdie of the day, a 45-foot effort on the fifth hole, it drew a rueful smile from Pettersen, who had just missed with her birdie attempt from a similar distance.Ko bogeyed the eighth hole and she was again in trouble on the 10th when her tee shot landed in the rough between two trees.She saved par with a good escape shot close to the green.Its a good thing my wood shots and chip shots were good enough, said Ko, who last year became the youngest man or woman to be ranked No. 1.Womens PGA champion Brooke Henderson of Canada had a 69.U.S. Womens Open winner Brittany Lang had two double bogeys and three bogeys in 76. 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BERLIN -- Borussia Moenchengladbach endured a night to forget in the Bundesliga on Friday, slumping to a 3-0 defeat as Salomon Kalou scored a hat trick for Hertha Berlin.`Gladbach forward Patrick Herrmann suffered what looked like another serious injury between Kalous first-half goals for the home side, and there was still time before the break for midfielder Christoph Kramer to be sent off for his second yellow card.Kalous first goals of the season fired Hertha to third before the rest of the 10th round, three points behind leader Bayern Munich, while `Gladbach remained in the bottom half of the table after its fifth straight league game without a win.Kalou opened the scoring sending the ball inside the far post with a diving header to Mitchell Weisers perfectly lofted cross.Herrmann, who tore a cruciate ligament in his knee last year and tore an adductor muscle after making his comeback, had to be helped off the pitch half an hour in after Vedad Ibisevic fell awkwardly on his standing leg.He said sommething broke. Womens Islanders Jerseys. Hes getting an x-ray. Maybe the ankles broken. I dont know, sporting director Max Eberl said.While the visitors were down to 10 men, Kalou grabbed his second. Nico Elvedis attempted clearance came back off fellow defender Jannik Vestergaard and Kalou pounced on the rebound to flick it past Yann Sommer with his right boot.Kramer was sent off six minutes later for a tactical foul, his second of the game.`Gladbach improved after the break and Fabian Johnson had a couple of chances as Hertha shifted down a gear. There were some whistles from home supporters who wanted more in the way of entertainment.Hertha `keeper Rene Jarstein was forced to save from Lars Stindl before Kalou completed his hat trick late, again set up by the impressive Weiser.Of his sides cautious second half, Hertha coach Pal Dardai said: Im sorry for the fans but its a great result. 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LOS ANGELES -- Fun returned to Pauley Pavilion in a big way with the college debuts of Lonzo Ball and T. Patrick Eaves Jersey .J. Leaf.Those two were among four starters in double figures for No. 16 UCLA, which made a school-record 18 3-pointers in a 119-80 rout of Pacific in the teams season opener on Friday night.Ball just missed a triple-double with 19 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds, while Leaf had 22 points and a game-high 15 rebounds.Everything went well and Im proud of the day that we had, Ball said.Bryce Alford scored 30 points to lead the Bruins, making six 3-pointers. Aaron Holiday added 18 points, including four 3-pointers, and Isaac Hamilton had 17 points in UCLAs run-and-gun offense that proved entertaining for the announced crowd of 8,743.Its just an opener, but when you can have an opener like this that word of mouth spreads, Bruins coach Steve Alford said. We are an exciting team to watch and its worth coming out to see if you like us.Pacific was led by T.J. Wallace with 21 points despite foul trouble and Ray Bowles with 14 points. Former NBA player Damon Stoudamire lost his college coaching debut.UCLA is a good team, Wallace said. What happened tonight was self-inflicted; we just have to get back to the basics.The Tigers werent too shabby from 3-point range, either. They made 10 of 26, led by David Taylor, who made all three of his attempts.But Pacific couldnt defend the Bruins sharpshooters. They bettered the old record of 17 3-pointers set against Arizona on Jan. 19, 2002.We knew it was going to be a challenge, Stoudamire said. One team is trying to get better, the other is trying to win a national championship.UCLA opened the game by hitting four consecutive 3s, with Ball sandwiching a pair around two straight by Alford. Ball followed his second 3-pointer with a dunk off Hamiltons alley-oop pass.Later in the half, Ball dunked off Holidays assist after Hamilton stole the ball.It was pretty nice. I think it will probably be on `SportsCenter, Leaf said. With the ball he cant really jump at all, but with it he can get up.That ignited an especially potent offensive stretch for the Bruins. Holiday scored 10 in a row, making two 3-pointers to start.UCLA ended the first half on another 3-pointer by Holiday for a 63-39 lead.Pacific never got close in the second half, when the Bruins led by 34 points early.UCLA opened the half with a 15-6 run that began with 3-pointers by Alford and Hamilton. Leaf scored off Balls alley-oop pass and then Leaf completed a three-point play.BIG PICTUREPacific: The Tigers have more ranked teams in their future. They play No. 14 Gonzaga on Dec. 31 and No. 17 Saint Marys on Feb. 2 before facing those opponents later in the season on the road.UCLA: The Bruins return 94.5 percent of their made 3-pointers, led by Alford, Holiday and Hamilton, who combined to hit 172 last season. Ball and Leaf will only add to the long-range threat.BALL MOVEMENTThe Bruins had 29 assists, with Hamilton dishing out eight and Holiday five. They kept the ball zipping around with no one afraid of making an extra pass.Thats the way our game should be played. Thats beautiful basketball, the elder Alford said.KENNYS KIDPacific freshman guard K.J. Smith is the son of former NBA guard and current TNT analyst Kenny The Jet Smith. The younger Smith went 0 for 3 -- all on 3-point attempts -- and missed his only free throw attempt in nine minutes.TRIPLE DIGITSThe Bruins hadnt scored that many points since beating Montana State 113-78 in the 2014-15 season opener. It was their most points since beating Cal State Fullerton 120-91 on Dec. 13, 1997, under Steve Lavin. They never topped triple digits last season.INJUREDUCLA sophomore forward Alex Olesinski missed the game with a strained foot. He has worn a boot for two days and is questionable for Sundays game. Were hoping its short-lived, the elder Alford said. Got to let it calm down.POLL IMPLICATIONSThe elder Alford pointed out UCLA is the only team in the Top 25 that had a losing record (15-17) last season. The Bruins ranking to start the season reflects the hype around Ball and Leaf in addition to the quality of the teams returning players.UP NEXTPacific: The Tigers play Green Bay on Monday in their home opener as part of ESPNs College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon.UCLA: The Bruins play Cal State Northridge on Sunday, the second of four straight home games to open the season.---More AP college basketball: http://collegebasketball.ap.org Ducks Jerseys For Sale . Datsyuk will miss Tuesdays game against New Jersey and could be sidelined longer, while Cleary will likely miss at least the next three games. Its been an injury-plagued season for Datsyuk, who has suited up for just 39 games. Teemu Selanne Jersey . The phone hearing is scheduled for 4:30pm et/1:30pm pt. 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Its something weve talked about here getting (going) in the second half, is finishing at-bats. Youve got to finish the innings, Seattle manager Scott Servais said. You really have to finish, and we just didnt get it done tonight. They put up a five spot and we just couldnt overcome it.Paxton (2-4) was shaky from the outset, giving up a leadoff home run to George Springer. But real problems emerged in the fifth.While Correa and Springer had the big hits, the Astros rally in the fifth started with consecutive doubles by Evan Gattis and Jake Marisnick. Springer scored on the second of Paxtons three wild pitches in the inning and Correa missed a three-run homer by just a few feet, doubling off the wall in left-center field. He showed off his speed moments later scoring from second on Paxtons final wild pitch of the inning.I felt like I was placing the ball too much instead of just letting it rip. I felt like I didnt have a lot of life on my stuff tonight, Paxton said. I think just trying to be too perfect, hit spots, instead of just be more aggressive with my stuff.The Astros big inning offset a shaky performance from starter Doug Fister, who struggled to get through five innings. Fister (9-6) retired 12 of the first 14 batters, but gave back three runs after being staked to a 6-0 lead, two scoring on Shawn OMalleys double in the fifth. After walking Seth Smith, Fister broke Robinson Canos bat on a weak grounder back to the mound and escaped the inning.We had a chance. We put three up there and had a couple guys on for (Canos) at-bat. Couple slow curveballs and they got him out front there, Servais said. Thats what Fister does. He keeps you off balance. His stuff isnt going to overpower you, but hes smart and knows how to pitch and changes speeds well.Springers home run was his seventh in 18 career games at Safeco Field and he now has 20 homers this season, matching the career high he set in 2014. Marwin Gonzalez added a solo shot in the seventh inning.INJURY WORRIESSeattle lost shortstop Ketel Marte to a sprained right ankle in the third inning when he was thrown out sliding into third base trying to extend a double into a triple. The team said he was day-to-day.I feel better now. But when that happened, that was hurt, Marte said. I was trying to continue in the game. ... Its good to take me out and get some treatment. Tomorrow I will be better.TRAINERS ROOM:Astros: OF Colby Rasmus wasnt in the starting lineup on Friday, but manager A.J. Hinch said Rasmus is fully healthy after missing the final four games before the All-Star break due to an ear infection.Mariners: RHP Felix Hernandez made his second rehab start in the minors. Pitching for Triple-A Tacoma, Hernandez threw 5 2/3 innings, giving up one run and five hits. 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Mauro Santambrogio was fourth and 2011 Tour de France winner Cadel Evans crossed fifth, both also 31 seconds back. Wiggins crossed 10th, 1:08 back. Victorias Hesjedal was 71st in the stage, 20 minutes 53 seconds behind Uran. He dropped to 33rd overall, 23:45 behind Nibali. Nibali earned an eight-second bonus for finishing third and increased his lead over Evans to 41 seconds. Uran moved up from ninth to third, 2:04 back. Wiggins remained fourth but now trails by 2:05, while Robert Gesink of the Netherlands is fifth, 2:12 behind. Michele Scarponi, the 2011 Giro winner, dropped from fifth to sixth. "Today could have been a difficult day because it followed a rest day," Nibali said. "Wiggins lost some time. I was worried about Scarponi, but he also lost something. At this point, I think Evans becomes one of the most dangerous opponents. "I have a decent lead on Uran and just as much on Wiggins. I think well keep an eye on both of them. 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Childs finished with 101 yards on 10 carries.(Rudolph) played great, said Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich. Always room to improve, but he needs to sit back and enjoy this one. He played tremendous, especially at the end, finished strong again, the game-winning drive. Im proud of him.One week after a stunning loss to Central Michigan on a final untimed play that officials later admitted should never have happened, Oklahoma State (2-1) found themselves in another nail-biter decided in the final moments.After starting its final possession on its own 8-yard-line with 1:21 to go, Pitt advanced to the OSU 45-yard-line before Nathan Petermans pass was intercepted by Ramon Richards with 15 seconds left.Rudolph had 372 yards passing and Washington 231 receiving in the first half alone, both OSU school records for one half. The Cowboys 467 yards of total offense in the opening half also set a school record.James Conner rushed for 111 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries for Pitt (2-1), while Peterman threw for 237 yards and a touchdown on 14-of-30 passing.They made one more play than we did, really, when itt comes down to it, at the end, said Panthers coach Pat Narduzzi. Authentic David Ross Jersey. . Regardless of what happened in the first half, or third quarter, it came down to the last few seconds.With the game tied 38-38 with 12:55 left in the fourth quarter, action was suspended due to lightning in the area. Play finally resumed following an almost 2-hour delay.Ill be real honest with you, the delay saved us, said OSU coach Mike Gundy. We got a lot of coaching out of it. When the delay happened, I was okay with it, because I felt like we needed it to make some corrections. I felt like this was a good thing for us.THE TAKEAWAYPittsburgh: Despite the loss, the Panthers displayed impressive resilience, falling behind 24-10 and 31-17 in the first half, but continuing to battle back, answering Oklahoma States penchant for big plays. They tied the game 31-31 early in the third quarter on Matt Galambos 2-yard fumble return, and then again at 38-38 several minutes later on Quadree Hendersons 50-yard touchdown run.Oklahoma State: The Cowboys showed no ill effects after their controversial defeat last week against Central Michigan. Any lingering questions were undoubtedly cleared up when the Cowboys first offensive play turned into a 91-yard touchdown pass from Rudolph to Washington.UP NEXTPittsburgh: The Panthers are on the road again as they open ACC play against North Carolina.Oklahoma State: OSU travels for its first away game of the season, visiting Big 12 rival Baylor. 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CHAPEL HILL, N. Wholesale Mavericks Jerseys .C. -- Mack Hollins looks back at what North Carolinas high-scoring offense did last year and thinks the Tar Heels can do even more.That would be quite a feat, too, considering the Tar Heels put up totals never seen before in the programs century-plus historyIf youre not getting better then youre getting worse, the receiver said Saturday on the teams preseason photo day. Theres no staying the same. So we all believe -- the entire offense and the entire defense believes well be better as a team as well as an offense.One thing is certain: that no-huddle offense running at go-go-go pace has become the defining characteristic of UNCs teams entering the fifth season under Larry Fedora. And with that unit posting big scoring totals, it provides quite a margin for error for the Tar Heels defense while putting a lot of pressure on opposing offenses to keep up.I believe that this offense has the potential to be better than last years offense, Fedora said. But theyve still got to do it.North Carolina averaged program records of 40.7 points and 486.9 yards last season, while the Tar Heels also set school records with 570 points, 6,817 total yards and a national-best average of 7.28 yards per play. That helped UNC match a program record with 11 wins and play for the Atlantic Coast Conference championship.That made it the fourth time in as many seasons that the Tar Heels finished in the top 10 of the program records for total offense per game.And as good as that unit was, it seemed to take a big step in November coming down the stretch to secure the programs first ACC Coastal Division title. First came a 66-point, 704-yard outing in a rout of rival Duke. A week later, the Tar Heels scored the first 45 points and finished with 487 yards in a 59-21 win against Miami.They closed the regular season by scoring 35 points in the opening quarter to beat rival North Carolina State on the road, then lost shootouts with then-No. 1 Clemson in the ACC championship game and against Baylor in the Russell Athletic Bowl to end the year.Hollins called that stretch the first time the offense has been run the way it was supposed to be.There were a few games here and there throughout Coach Fedoras tenure, but its never clicked for a consistent time like that before, Hollins said. When you win 11 games, you see its because its been clicking for so long. Thats a result we expect every year if were doing what were supposed to be doing.That unit returns an elite runner in junior tailback Elijah Hood and an experienced backup in speedy senior T.J. Logan. There are big-play receivers in Hollins, Ryan Switzer and Bug Howard. Theres a veteran offensive line.And while junior Mitch Trubisky is entering his first year as the full-time starting quarterback, hes played well in spot duty.Just because the pieces are there doesnt mean it happens, Fedora said. So theyve got a lot of hard work to do to make that happen. And theyve got to want it more than I do.---Follow Aaron Beard on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/aaronbeardap and the APs college football site at http://collegefootball.ap.org Cheap Dallas Mavericks Jerseys . Dukurs winning time was 1 minute, 45.76 seconds, a quarter-second better than Russias Alexander Tretiakov. Lativas Tomass Dukurs was third, 1.41 seconds off the pace. Jon Montgomery of Eckville, Alta. Jalen Brunson Jersey . "I wrote 36 on my sheet at the beginning of the game," the Cincinnati coach said, referring the yard line the ball would need to be snapped from. http://www.cheapmavericksjerseys.com/?tag=cheap-deandre-jordan-jersey . 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ESPN is bringing you quick-hitting team previews ahead of the 2016-17 fantasy season, with a spin through each division. Pekka Rinne Jersey . Well look at whats new, upward and downward trending players, and the goaltending situation for all 30 teams.The goaltender index is a rating from one to 10, with one being your workhorse starters that face no threat whatsoever to their expected workload of 60-plus games, and 10 being a situation that is already a full-blown timeshare between two goalies.Chicago BlackhawksWhats new: The Hawks have -- once again -- had a few from their forward ranks leave, and helped a few others find new homes as they work to stay under the salary cap. Andrew Ladd, Teuvo Teravainen, Dale Weise and Tomas Fleischmann are all gone from the roster that made last seasons playoffs. That opens up plenty of opportunity up front for newcomers to find a role. Among them, Nick Schmaltz, Tyler Motte, Vincent Hinostroza and Mark McNeill are fighting for the key role of wingman to Jonathan Toews and Marian Hossa.On defense, prodigal son Brian Campbell returns, and will surely pair back up with Nicklas Hjalmarsson. The pair didnt have any fantasy value when last together in 2010-11. Now, as it was then, they are both clear second fiddles to Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook, so dont expect anything to have changed now that Campbell is five years older and on the wrong side of 35.Trending up: Nick Schmaltz, C: Of the rookies jockeying for position, Schmaltz has the most positive reviews out of the Blackhawks training camp. Hes coming off an NCAA championship season and has first-round draft pedigree. A bit more of a playmaker than a finisher, he could fit in well on the second line, but only if Hossa manages to have a big bounce-back season.Trending down: Brent Seabrook, D: On the surface, fantasy owners might be drawn to Seabrook, who finished as the best fantasy defenseman for the Blackhawks last season. But its very notable that he is not the top dog when Duncan Keith is still around. Of Seabrooks totals last season of 14 goals and 35 assists, a very large chunk of them came during a 10-game injury and five-game suspension faced by Keith. In those 15 games, Seabrook had four goals and 14 assists. If you look at just his pace when Keith was present, he played an 82-game pace of just 38 points. That is not elite, No. 1 fantasy defenseman status. Unless something happens to Keith this season, Seabrook is still a No. 3 fantasy defenseman.Goaltender index: 2. There are zero concerns with Corey Crawford, but we downgrade this from a 1 because Scott Darling has had some moments of brilliance in relief (more in 2014-15 than last season). It keeps him top of mind more than other afterthought backup goalies, and gives the Hawks the confidence needed to keep Crawford below the 60-game threshold. But the fact remains that Crawford was top 10 in wins and save percentage last season, and top 20 in goals-against average, so he is a clear cut No. 1 fantasy goaltender.Colorado AvalancheWhats new: After the abrupt resignation of coach Patrick Roy, the Avalanche decided to go with a battle-tested, up-and-coming bench boss in Jared Bednar. Winning already at the ECHL and AHL levels on his way up the ladder, Bednar has been talking about nothing but speed and systems since taking over the Avs. Thats huge for fantasy owners, who have been forced to watch as Matt Duchene and Nathan MacKinnon -- two players bursting with speed -- under-performed in recent campaigns. There should be a lot of optimism about the team from an offensive perspective, just dont reach on any of the players in your draft, as a coaching change doesnt always mean wholesale fortune changes for players.There were minimal personnel changes on the ice for the Avs. The big three forwards -- Gabriel Landeskog, Duchene and MacKinnon -- are all due for a rebound season, while supporting cast members such as Mikko Rantanen and Mikhail Grigorenko have breakout potential. Tyson Barrie is the only defender name you need to know for fantasy, and hes sometimes overlooked for his contributions.Trending up: Nathan MacKinnon, C: There is enough talent in this tank that its going to take at least one -- perhaps two -- more years of mid-range fantasy production before we write him off. MacKinnon has all the puzzle pieces that scream 30 goals and 70 points, but his past two seasons have been below his 24-goal, 63-point rookie campaign. A new coach with a focus on exploiting the Avalanches speed up and down the roster should bode well for MacKinnon, and is a chance for him to hit the reset button after a couple of disappointing seasons.Trending down: Jarome Iginla, RW: With more than half his goals and 40 percent of his points coming on the power play, a new coach looking for speed isnt necessarily a good thing for a 39-year-old Iginla. He was barely roster-worthy last season, and another step down would take Iginla out of the mix for all but the deepest of leagues. An improving Grigorenko or impact from Rantanen would further push Iginla away from playing time with the catalysts on offense.Goaltender index: 3. Semyon Varlamov is perfectly safe as the starter; its more of a question of whether the ratios will stabilize. After posting 41 wins with great supporting numbers in 2013-14, Varlamovs fantasy stats -- wins, goals-against average and save percentage -- have all become increasingly worse for the past two seasons. Things were bad enough last season that he was a detriment to any fantasy owner that stuck with him. Can Bednar and the Avs turn the ship around? With the talent on this team, yes. But it takes time for ships to turn, so make Varly a stash in your draft, and youll be much happier with his as a third goalie.Dallas StarsWhats new: Losing Alex Goligoski, Kris Russell and Jason Demers, while only gaining Dan Hamhuis, on a team that finished with the 23rd-worst save percentage in the NHL is not great news for the blue line. But preventing goals isnt what won the Stars 50 games last season.It was all about scoring them.Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin are among the best linemates for fantasy hockey in the NHL, with both arguable as first-round picks in your draft. Add Jason Spezza and Patrick Sharp as a veteran backup duo and you have a dangerous top six no matter how you fill out the other two spots. Jiri Hudler was brought in to compete for one of those spots, while Radek Faksa, Patrick Eaves, Ales Hemsky and Brett Ritchie will compete to fill out the depth chart.Trending up: Jiri Hudler, W: As mentioned, there are two spots in the Stars top six up for grabs, and Hudler, given his track record, has an inside track on one of them. Playing with Spezza and Sharp in the preseason, Hudler would make a fine linemate for the duo during the season and could rebound closer -- but not all the way -- to his 2014-15 numbers. Hell also surely win a role on the power play in some capacity, given his skills around the net.Trending down: John Klingberg, D: Its certainly encouraging that he found his footing again toward the end of the season, but Klingbergs splits cant be ignored when evaluating his worthiness as a potential top-10 fantasy defenseman. If you take just December, January, March and April, Klingberg scored 15 points in 38 games. If you take October, November and February, Klingberg scored 39 points in 38 games. We think he is a top-10 fantasy asset, but any hopes of the ridiculous point-per-game production from select months last season should be set aside. If anything, Klingberg should be a more consistent 50-point defenseman this season. Thats valuable, but dont expect anything crazy.Goaltender index: 10. This is a straight-up timeshare, and the team is happy to tell you about it. Antti Niemi and Kari Lehtonen will split this right down the middle. Furthermore, Niemi had the better ratios last season at a 2.67 goals-against average and .905 save percentage -- neither of which helps any fantasy hockey team. To review: We have two goalies who will split time and produce ratios that hurt your squad. Look elsewhere for your fantasy goaltending this season.There is one exception to that advice, however. If youre in a daily lineup league, and monitor goaltender probables throughout the season, and you have a bookend in a snake draft -- we could see you finding value in this tandem as your combination No. 2 goalie. But you have to take them both with consecutive picks (preferably after the 17th round) and your No. 1 goalie has to have sparkling ratios, and you wont be able to set-and-forget your team at any point.Minnesota WildWhats new: Arguably the best regular season coach in the NHL, Bruce Boudreau was hired with little hesitation by the Wild when he became available after the season. Known for his injection of strong offense, the fantasy implications could be sweeping for a few members of the Wild.At the very least, the teams middling power play should push up toward the top of the rankings, giving a boost to Ryan Suter and Zach Parise in the process. We highlight those two, because there will be some flux with the rest of the lineup because of the addition of Eric Staal. Is he the Wilds top center? Does he play on the wing? Is he lower down the depth chart following the worst season of his career since his rookie showing?We think Staal still has plenty of juice left in his experienced 31-year-old legs, and should pair up with Parise to start things off. Both, under the tutelage of Boudreau, will almost certainly outperform what it costs to get them in drafts. The optimism dont end there, as the Wild boast a deep mix of top-six worthy players that will slot in depending on Boudreaus preferences. Keep a closer eye on the Wild than most other NHL teams through the preseason, as any one of Charlie Coyle, Jason Pominville, Mikko Koivu, Nino Niederreiter, Mikael Granlund, Erik Haula or even Tomas Fleischmann could be fantasy darlings -- but not all of them.Trending up: Charlie Coyle, C: Boudreau has put any speculation to Coyles position to rest, setting him up to play on the wing. Which, in turn, makes him likely to start the season on a top line with Staal and Parise. The combination would be three big bodies with plenty of offensive talent. Coyle scored 21 goals and 21 assists last season, but a move to the top line would push him to 30-30 range.Trending down: Mikael Granlund, C: Even though Coyles no longer a center, that still leaves Koivu, Granlund and Haula in the mix for the second scoring line. Unfortunately for Granlund, Koivu is going to win that battle and play down the middle for the second line. Granlund does not have the profile of a winger, and may end up being relegated to the third line because of it.Goaltender index: 1. Dubnyk has completely stabilized the Wilds crease and, despite coming back down to Earth a little from his stellar 2014-15 campaign, still had a top-12 fantasy season between the pipes. Only injury could stop Dubnyk from being among the league leaders for games played among goaltenders this season, which should translate into solid fantasy numbers if Boudreau can get him more offensive support.Nashville PredatorsWhats new: Aside from trading in the old for the new when it comes to their No. 1 defenseman -- admittedly, one of the biggest trades in recent memory -- not much is new with the Predators this season. Depending on who you ask, thats not such a bad thing. This is a team on the rise, with Filip Forsberg getting better with each passing season and Ryan Johansen ready to buckle down for his first full campaign as the teams No. 1 center.Adding P.K. Subban in exchange for Shea Weber adds an element of youthful enthusiasm and next-level puck skills, while giving up Webers edge for defensive responsibility and shot power. In other words, its a good deal for the Predators. Fantasy owners should bank on a career year from Subban in the Predators system.Trending up: Ryan Johansen, C: A full offseason to prepare to be the Preds franchise center should help Johansen come in ready to come closer to his previous numbers again. For two seasons prior to last one, Johansen averaged 30 goals, 38 assists and 220 shots. A return to that threshold would push him into the top 25 fantasy players again. More time to develop a bond with the players around him, rather than be thrown in mid-season, should go a long way.Trending down: Mike Fisher, C: Weve listed Fisher here, but consider all of the old guard second-line players on notice for the coming season. That includes Mike Ribeiro, Craig Smith and playoff performer Colin Wilson. The Predators projected third line of Calle Jarnkrok, Kevin Fiala and Victor Arvidsson possesses a ton of skill and some -- if not all -- of them will push for a share of the ice time usually reserved for fantasy streamers like Fisher, Smith or Ribeiro.Goaltender index: 1. There is no controversy in the Predators crease, but its not because Rinne has been holding down the fort. His save percentage has been pedestrian in three of the past four seasons, and the results have been less than worthy of a No. 1 fantasy goalie. On paper, however, the Predators are a team that can fuel elite goaltender statistics, and it will be a matter of Rinne buckling down and finding the form we know he has. As long as hes taken later than some of the other elite goaltenders, hes an acceptable choice as a No. 1 option. There really isnt any reasonable choice behind him, so hell start close to 65 games either way.St. Louis BluesWhats new: The losses of David Backes, Troy Brouwer and Brian Elliott will hurt, to be sure, but the Blues have the skills in the prospect pool to absorb the blow. Jake Allen is already well established as the goaltender of the future, while Robby Fabbri can join the top six to help fill the void.David Perron is also making his return to the Blues, which has the team alluding to a return to center for Patrik Berglund. These two had some chemistry from earlier in their career, playing on a line together with Andy McDonald back in the day.Trending up: Robby Fabbri, C: Part of a scoring line for the Blues in the playoffs with Paul Stastny, Fabbri had 15 points in 20 games. It was a coming-out party for the rookie, following a fairly quiet regular season. Theres a role open for him to play with Stastny regularly on the second line now that Backes is gone. An increase in ice time from his 13 minutes last season will push up his counting stats to comfortable fantasy territory.Trending down: David Perron, W: Falling backward into a dream role on a line with Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry to end last season, Perron now returns to the Blues, who drafted him in 2007 and suffered through his injury-riddled early career. But Perron wont be waltzing into a prime role with the Blues. The first line shouldnt change once Jaden Schwartz is healthy, as hell join Vladimir Tarasenko and Jori Lehtera again. Paul Stastny, Fabbri and Alexander Steen should fill out the top six. After a very strong fantasy finish to last season, Perron will need something to break right (or wrong, via an injury to someone else) for him to find value again this season.Goaltender index: 2. Like John Gibson in Anaheim, we give Allen a slight downgrade because this is the first season hell be working the high wire without a net. But on the whole, there are very few concerns with how this new No. 1 workhorse will handle the team. Allen posted a sterling .920 save percentage and respectable 2.35 goals-against average, while increasing his workload from 37 to 47 games last season. A leap to 60 shouldnt be a stretch, and the Blues are still poised to win plenty of games. We have him ranked as the last No. 1 fantasy goaltender in a 12-team league.Winnipeg JetsWhats new: The most dynamic young scorer since Alex Ovechkin added to the Jets lineup is whats new! Patrik Laine brings an elite-level scoring touch to the Jets top six immediately. In fact, the team would be wise to start the season with new franchise center Mark Scheifele and Laine on a line together out of the gate. Laine is about the closest thing to a possible 30-goal rookie as you can get, and thanks to his prowess for shots on goal, he will have a huge impact on ESPN standard leagues. Weve got him ranked 78th coming into the season, but honestly, thats conservative.One of the reasons we can be so confident with Laines performance is the depth of the Jets elite group of forwards. Blake Wheeler is as consistently great as they come, Scheifele took an enormous leap forward with 32 points in the final 25 games as the No. 1 center, and Bryan Little can slide back to the No. 2 center role he was made for. Nikolaj Ehlers and Marko Dano both have room for improvement, while Drew Stafford and Mathieu Perreault offer depth.Dustin Byfuglien is the only lock for fantasy value from the blue line, as Jacob Troubas contract stalemate means he might be leaving town.Trending up: Mark Scheifele, C: Despite an absolutely pedestrian first half of the season, Scheifele finished the campaign 50th on the ESPN player rater. After the All-Star break, only Sidney Crosby and Joe Thornton had more points. It should be abundantly clear to the Jets that Scheifeles time is now to take over the reins of the offense. He has as much chance of anyone you can get after the third round of your draft to finish in the top 10 fantasy players.Trending down: Mathieu Perreault, C: Things are getting crowded in Winnipeg and the result will be Perreault being forced into a third-line role going forward. For the past couple seasons, hes provided spurts of fantasy value and has been a modest contributor on the power play. With Laine in town, Ehlers continuing to develop and Dano with an outside shot at more time, Perreault wont sniff many power-play opportunities going forward.Goaltender index: 9. The Jets crease is a hot mess, with the teams best goaltender possibly starting in the AHL because of an ill-conceived contact extension offered to Michael Hutchinson. 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His injury could jeopardize his availability for the Pelicans season-opener on Oct. 26.Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry told reporters in China after the game that he hadnt yet talked to team trainers and wasnt sure which grade of a sprain Davis has.Davis finished the game with two points oon 1-for-5 shooting in seven minutes. Green Predators Jerseys. The 23-year-old underwent an ultrasonic debridement to correct a stress reaction and tendinopathy in his left knee last March. The Pelicans have attempted to ease Davis back in the preseason, including limiting his minutes and practice time.Pelicans guard ETwaun Moore also left the game with a right heel contusion and did not return.The Pelicans lost 351 games to injury and illness last season, the second most in the past decade, and finished 12th in the Western Conference at 30-52.At this stage, and what has happened injury-wise, I just look and play whos there and whos available, Gentry said Tuesday. 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No word if he took them up on the offer, but knowing Lefty, its not out of the question.Yet, theres another side to this warm-and-fuzzy story, and its worth remembering as Mickelson takes aim at his second British Open title.For all the good hes done inside and outside the ropes, this is the same guy who buddied up with a big-time gambler, supposedly got in hock to him for a lot of money, and took part in a shady stock deal that brought a nearly $1 million payoff in a matter of days.Outside of a few embarrassing headlines when the matter came to light nearly two months ago and having to pay back his ill-gotten gain, Mickelson went largely unpunished for his highly questionable dealings as far as anyone can tell.The feds didnt have enough evidence to charge him with a crime. His sponsors stuck with him. And the PGA Tour, from all indications, quietly let the matter fade away without so much as a slap on a wrist.Somehow, that doesnt seem right.At the very least, Mickelsons dealings with Las Vegas gambler Billy Walters were worthy of some sort of sanction from those in charge of the game, which values honesty and integrity so highly that players are expected to call infractions on themselves.Now, theres no evidence of Mickelson betting on golf -- outside of the harmless practice-round wagering he does with his buddies -- but its long been known that Lefty has a fondness for sports gambling. Hes supposedly scored huge payoffs on Super Bowl and World Series wagers, and there have also been reports of him losing millions of dollars.None of this should sit well with the folks at the PGA Tour. Just dont expect them to come clean on how they feel about it. Unlike other major sports organizations, the tour wont discuss any disciplinary action that it takes against its players, or even if they violated a rule.It is known the tour forbids players from having dealings with persons whose activities, including gambling, might reflect adversely upon the integrity of the game of golf.In that regard, Mickelson failed miserably.His name turned up in a federal civil suit accusing Walters and Thomas Davis, a former corporate board member at Dean Foods, of insider trading that allowed them to make tens of millions of dollars in illicit stock trades.While the golfer was not charged, he did agree to repay -- with interest -- the $931,000 he made in about a week on a single trade of Dean Foods in the summer of 2012, allegedly on a tip from Walters. An official from the Securities and Exchange Commission summed it up succinctly: Mickelson made money that wasnt his to make.So why would one of the worlds highest-paid athletes get involved in such a dubious transaction? Well, according to the SEC, he had placed bets with Walters prior to the tip, he owed Walters money at the time of the deal, and he repaid Walters a month later in part with the proceeds of his trading.The tour had every right to come down hard on Mickelson for putting the game in such a negative light. It shouldve ordered him to receive counseling for his gambling (and maybe it did), but thats not enough.Mickelsons actions were worthy of a suspension -- three months, minimum -- which wouldve knocked him out of the last three majors of 2016.Of course, that didnt happen.So there was Mickelson, on the top row of the leaderboard at the British Open, the latest chapter in a brilliant career known for pulling off high-risk shots.In the opening round, he nearly became the first player to shoot 62 in a major championship. It was a bit more of a struggle on Day 2, as Mickelson worked around a couple of bogeys for a 2-under 69 that sent him to the weekend with a one-stroke lead over Henrik Stenson.At 46, Mickelson has a chance to become the second oldest champion in Open history, surpassed only by Old Tom Morris way back in 1867.Im starting to hit shots like I did 10 years ago and starting to play some of my best golf again, Mickelson said. I dont see why theres any reason I cant continue that, not just this week but for years.Hard not to cheer for someone with that sort of attitude, especially when you see him bumping fists and doling out golf balls to youngsters all the way around the course.He can still be the Peoples Champion.He just shouldnt be above the law.---Paul Newberry is a national writer for The Associated Press. Write to him at pnewberry(at)ap.org or at www.twitter.com/pnewberry1963 . His work can be found at http://bigstory.ap.org/content/paul-newberry . Cheap Denver Nuggets Jerseys . Anthony Davis had 31 points and 17 rebounds in his seventh straight game with more than 20 points, but that was only enough to keep the Pelicans competitive into the final minutes. Andrew Bogut had 10 points and 15 rebounds for Golden State, which rebounded from a loss a night earlier in Oklahoma City and snapped a two-game skid. Thomas Welsh Jersey . Detroit and Boston are deadlocked, 1-1, and Tigers manager Jim Leyland could be forgiven if he was caught rationalizing instead of dissecting how his club could blow a 5-1 lead late in Game 2. http://www.cheapnuggetsjerseys.com/ . And when it opened, every player was at his stall. Thats a sure sign that a team is in a slump and is searching for answers. "Its embarrassing to be at home and play the way we did," said defenceman Josh Gorges. Utah, coming off a disheartening loss at Cal, takes on one of its most problematic opponents this Saturday.The Utes (4-1 overall, 1-1 Pac-12) play host to Arizona at Rice-Eccles Stadium trying to end a four-game losing streak to the Wildcats. Arizona won 37-30 in double overtime last season when Utah was ranked No. 10.For whatever reason, we have probably executed as well against them as with any team weve played, both home and away, Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez said.Our guys have been dialed in, and, particularly up there, weve gotten turnovers. Some of that is luck and some of that was good play, but to beat them you have to get turnovers. If we dont get any turnovers this game, were going to have a tough time.Arizona (2-3, 0-2) might be down to its third starting quarterback of the season. Anu Solomon hasnt played since suffering a knee injury in practice after the season-opener. His replacement, Brandon Dawkins, left last weeks 45-24 loss at UCLA in the first half because of a rib injury. Rodriguez, as of Tuesday, had not commented on the severity of either injury.He pulled true freshman Khalil Tate out of a redshirt year in the second half, and the four-star, dual-threat recruit looked sharp, completing 5 of 9 passes for 72 yards and two touchdowns and rushing 15 times for a team-high 79 yards.Sometimes, guys get in their first action and the lights are too bright, but he was spot on, Rodriguez said. Even when he made a wrong read or something, he knew right away. That part of it was very encouraging.Utah is trying to bounce back from a 28-23 loss at Cal, where the Utes were stopped at the goal line as time expired.Taking care of Arizona would restore Utahs hope of winning what appears to be a wide-open Pac-12 South race, led by surprising Colorado at 2-0. The Utes defense, Whittinghams bread and butter, faces an Arizona team that has the No. 2 running game in the Pac-12 at 246 yards per game.Utah defended the run well last year in Tucson, allowing Arizona only 158 yards, but it has had problems with Rodriguezs up-tempo, zone-read, spread offense. Utah has allowed an average of 269 rushing yards in its four-game skid to the Wildcats.Weve been watching the last four years of film and last year, we did the best job, but they have gashed us, said Utah coach Kyle Whittingham. Cheap Nuggets Jerseys Authentic. Structurally, theres only so much you can do with how many guys are in the box. Its a lot like playing Air Force. Its assignment football with the read option, and were just going to have to do a better job of playing assignment football.Injuries could play a key role Saturday.In addition to Arizonas uncertain quarterback position, starting running back Nick Wilson has only eight carries in the past three games because of an ankle injury. The tailback spot is so decimated that Tyrell Johnson, converted from slot receiver two weeks ago, had 16 carries vs. UCLA.The Wildcats were also down three starting offensive linemen in the second half against the Bruins, and at least two starters on defense.Utah, meanwhile, played against Cal without standout defensive tackle Lowell Lotulelei and receiver Cory Butler-Byrd. The Utes also lost leading receiver Tim Patrick, center J.J. Dielman, cornerback Reggie Porter and receiver Kyle Fulks during the game.Dielman, a team captain and 2015 all-conference honoree, is lost for the season with a lower leg injury.Per his policy, Whittingham didnt offer any other updates on injured players during the weekly press conference.Utahs best path to victory might be to attack a smallish Arizona defense on the ground. The Utes by-committee approach includes true freshman Zack Moss and sophomore Armand Shyne. Moss has team highs of 66 carries and 309 yards, despite not playing in the season opener against Southern Utah.The physical approach in the run game helps open things up for quarterback Troy Williams, who is one of only two Pac-12 quarterbacks this season with six completions of 40 yards or longer. He has not thrown an interception in Pac-12 games against USC and Cal.Utah stayed in the Top 25 after its loss last week and now it will be trying to stay in the Pac-12 South race.I dont think anyone in the division is going to go undefeated. Its very competitive, Whittingham said.Two losses should win it, and we have seen it happen with three losses. The bottom line is that our destiny is still in our hands and theres a ton of football left so we have to find a way to beat Arizona. Wholesale Jerseys 2018 Cheap Jerseys China Wholesale NFL White Jerseys Cheap Authentic Jerseys Disocunt Football Jerseys Cheap Jerseys 2019 Wholesale Jerseys 2019 ' ' ' 
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