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NEW YORK — The Cleveland Cavaliers lottery luck just keeps going. Nike Air Max 90 Homme . The Cavaliers continued their remarkable run Tuesday, winning the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft for the second straight year and third time in the last four. They moved up from the ninth spot, when they had just a 1.7 per cent chance of winning the top selection. “It seems surreal,” Cavs vice chairman Jeff Cohen said. “This is three out of four years and we had a 1.7 per cent chance of coming up with the first pick and we pulled it off again.” They drafted Kyrie Irving first in 2011 and will hope to do better with this win than last year, when they took Anthony Bennett, who had a forgettable rookie season. Nick Gilbert, the son of Cleveland owner Dan Gilbert, was on the podium for the previous two wins, but general manager David Griffin was there this time. Griffin had a pin on his lapel from his late grandmother and was carrying one of Nick Gilberts bowties, which was as lucky in his breast pocket as it was with Nick wearing it. The Cavs can now choose among the likes of Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid of Kansas, Dukes Jabari Parker, or another player from whats considered a deep draft. “This means everything,” Cohen said. “This is the deepest draft arguably since LeBron (James) and Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh and Carmelo Anthony came out.” The Cavs won that one, too, in 2003, when they picked James. But they have been lottery regulars since he bolted for Miami in 2010, and they want that to stop. “Rebuilding is a process and we lost a player a number of years back that it was going (to take) some time. Quite frankly its taken a little bit longer then wed like, but weve been patient,” Cohen said. “I think now is the time were going to reap the rewards of our patience.” The Milwaukee Bucks fell one spot to second and the Philadelphia 76ers will draft third. The Bucks had a 25 per cent chance of winning after a league-worst 15-67 record, but the team with the best odds hasnt won since 2004. The expected strength of the class led to speculation that teams were tanking in hopes of getting a high pick. But the Cavs had playoff expectations, hoping a strong season could make them attractive to James if he was interested in returning home as a free agent. Nick Gilbert said last year he expected the Cavs to be done with the lottery, but they were right back in Times Square after a disappointing season that resulted in them firing Mike Brown after just one year and a 33-49 record in his second stint with the team. Another top selection surely will make Cleveland more attractive to prospective coaches. The city of Cleveland may be on a 50-year championship drought, but sure does have this lottery thing figured out. The 2011 win was also a stunner, when the Cavs moved up from the No. 8 spot with a pick they had acquired from the Los Angeles Clippers. And by moving up this year, they hurt the Detroit Pistons, who started eighth but by falling back, had to trade the pick to Charlotte as part of a deal for Ben Gordon. Orlando dropped a spot to fourth and also will have the No. 12 pick from Denver. Utah is No. 5 and the Lakers and Boston Celtics couldnt make the most of rare lottery appearances, with Los Angeles at No. 7 and Boston at No. 6. The 76ers couldnt move up even with Hall of Famer Julius Erving representing them, but they will have two top-10 picks: their own and New Orleans at No. 10 from last years trade that sent Jrue Holiday to the Pelicans. “If we had No. 3 alone, I would be a little disappointed and so would our group. But the fact that we also have the 10th pick, we may have done better than anyone else,” Erving said. “We can get two players out of this draft or leverage those two picks.” Still, the big winners — again — were the Cavs. Nick Gilbert was the hit of the 2011 lottery, his big glasses and bowtie charming viewers. This time it was Mallory Edens, the 18-year-old daughter of incoming Bucks co-owner Wes Edens. She gained thousands of Twitter followers after her brief on-camera interview. But her Bucks pin wasnt lucky enough to end the run of back luck for the worst teams. “I was really nervous, but Im really happy we got the second pick,” Mallory Edens said. Things kept rolling for the Cavs, who duplicated the feat of Orlando, which went back-to-back at No. 1 in 1992-93. The latter win, after the Magic had gone 41-41 in Shaquille ONeals rookie season, caused the league to change the lottery to a weighted format that gave the worst teams the most chances. The tanking talk has led to discussions to change it again, something Commissioner Adam Silver has said will be discussed this summer. But he has also said that if there was an ideal solution, the league would have implemented it by now. The Cavs like it just as it is. Femme Nike Air Max 90 Carved Chaussures Rose/Blanche . Seattle Seahawks superstar Richard Sherman, widely considered to be the leagues top cornerback, is carrying his war of words with Michael Crabtree into the off-season. Nike Air Max 90 Blanche et Noir . 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Ferguson threw both of his touchdown passes in the second quarter as the Marauders outscored the Hawks 18-0 for a commanding 25-3 half-time advantage. James Fracas was 27-of-45 passing for 243 yards and an interception for Laurier (1-6). On Friday night, Saint Marys edged Acadia 11-9, Guelph defeated Carleton 48-12 and Queens dispatched Waterloo 78-21. Cheap JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Authentic China Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ‘ ‘ ‘

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MONTREAL — Montreal Canadiens special teams finally came through. Cheap Jerseys Website . The Canadiens scored twice on the power play and fended off four minor penalties in their 3-1 come-from-behind victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday night. “Special teams are huge every game,” said Andrei Markov, who tied the game 1-1 with the man advantage early in the third period. It was the first of three goals for the Canadiens in the final frame. “If you kill a penalty, score a couple of goals, you have a chance to win the game.” Montreals power play is by no means modest. The team entered the game sitting sixth in the league with a success rate of 21.5 per cent. But the Canadiens special teams were slumping. They had only scored one power-play goal in their previous 21 opportunities. On Tuesday, Montreal (21-12-3) converted two-of-four chances with the man advantage. Markov scored the first after the Coyotes David Moss took a holding penalty at 2:01 of the third, and Max Pacioretty got the second with Oliver Ekman-Larsson penalized for delaying the game after batting the puck into the netting. Paciorettys 13th of the season was the winner, scored by shooting the puck into traffic in front of Mike Smiths goal. The puck ricocheted off defenceman Michael Stones skate and into the net at 13:18. Coach Michel Therrien put Paciorettys line on the ice for every Canadiens power play. Montreals power forward finished the game with 4:03 of ice time with the man advantage. “When coach gives you that type of opportunity, you want to deliver,” said Pacioretty, who also assisted on Markovs goal. “Especially when things arent going how you want them to go, when he gives you an opportunity like that you want to prove that hes making the right decision. “I think that was our motivation as a line to step up.” Former Canadien Mike Ribeiro also looked to special teams as his teams downfall. The Coyotes (18-10-5) were leading 1-0 before Moss headed to the penalty box. “We made mistakes, took some bad penalties,” said Ribeiro. “Special units are part of the game, and if you cant get them to click, oftentimes youll lose the game.” Ribeiro pointed to a second-period power play as the difference in the game. With Phoenix still in the lead, Brandon Prust was called for roughing at 6:51 of the second. Prust turned the penalty into a four-minute double minor by mouthing something to the referee, and was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct. But the Coyotes couldnt muster much offence with the extra skater. “After that power play in which we didnt create anything, they gained momentum,” said Ribeiro, who made his eighth career appearance versus Montreal since being traded in 2006. “Our special teams didnt create momentum, didnt create much. They came back and scored.” “Its disappointing. Its part of the game, but you cant take that and be happy about it. You need to grind it out and be stronger.” Mikkel Boedker got the Coyotes on the board at 6:14 of the first period, banking his own rebound off his skate and into the net for his tenth goal of the year. The Coyotes outshot the Canadiens 15-3 in the first and had another 12 attempts blocked by Montreal players. The Canadiens threatened the Phoenix net with more gusto in the second, but still couldnt put one past Smith. The home team came close to tying the game when Pacioretty fired a one-time shot off the crossbar late in the period. Montreal finally found its equalizer to start the third when Markov beat Smith between the legs with a slapshot from the point. “As soon as Markov fired that one in, he didnt show too much emotion,” said Pacioretty of the game-tying goal. “But you know hes fired up when he leans into a slapshot like that. It got the guys going a bit.” After Pacioretty made it 2-1, he added an empty-netter to seal the victory. Carey Price stopped 26 of 27 shots for Montreal, while Smith made 26 saves for the Coyotes. Notes: Phoenix hasnt won in Montreal since 1996. a The win was Montreals first when trailing after two periods (1-10-1). a Rene Bourque was in the lineup after missing the last seven games with a lower body injury. a Phoenix captain Shane Doan was absent (illness). a The Coyotes current road trip takes them to Toronto next. a The Canadiens and Coyotes meet once more this season on March 6, 2014, in Glendale, Arizona. Cheap Jerseys For Sale . No matter. The Pittsburgh Penguins star can handle things by himself when he needs to. Malkin scored in his return from a lower-body injury, Sidney Crosby added his 16th goal, and the Penguins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 on Monday night. 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Hernandez, 24, has pleaded not guilty in the shooting death of Lloyd, a semi-professional football player from Boston who was dating Jenkins sister. Prosecutors have said thhat most of Jenkins testimony wasnt credible, including about getting rid of a box from the basement of her and Hernandezs North Attleborough, Massachusetts, home. Cheap Jerseys Online. Jenkins told grand jurors she couldnt remember where she threw out the box, which she put in a trash bag, covered with baby clothes, they have said. Prosecutors havent disclosed what they think the box contained. Jenkins was granted immunity before she testified. In Tuesdays filing, prosecutors claim they have direct evidence that contradicts Jenkins testimony “concerning how, why and the manner in which she removed the items from the home.” It says the same of her claim that she didnt attempt to hide the box when taking it from the house and that she hadnt spoken to Ernest Wallace after Lloyds killing. 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KISSIMMEE, Fla. Cheap NFL Jerseys China . — New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda will begin the season on the disabled list after tests showed inflammation in a shoulder tendon, but no structural damage. The injury to Pineda helped the Yankees settle their rotation, at least to begin the season. C.C. Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda, Phil Hughes, Ivan Nova and Freddy Garcia will begin as New Yorks starters. Pineda underwent treatment, including icing, at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa after an MRI exam on Saturday. The right-hander doesnt know when hell resume playing catch. “Im feeling a little better,” Pineda said. “A little sore. Im a little sad. Ill be OK.” Pineda experienced soreness in the back of his right shoulder during the Yankees 13-9 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night. He allowed six runs and seven hits in 2 2-3 innings, and struggled with his fastball velocity again, averaging around 91 mph. “Im pitching this year,” Pineda said. “Im coming back strong.” Manager Joe Girardi said he was “very relieved because the rest of the MRI came out good.” “You always worry about rotators and labrums and that kind of thing. The rest of his shoulder looked really good. He just had a little tendinitis,” he said. Acquired from the Seattle Mariners in a winter trade for catcher Jesus Montero, Pineda struck out 18 and walked 10 in 19 spring innings. The All-Star had a 5.58 ERA. “Well be conservative and make sure when he goes back out, he feels good,” Girardi said. “That would be the smart thing to do.” Left-handed reliever Cesar Cabral, who had 12 strikeouts and 2 walks in 11 1-3 innings, and had a 1.59 ERA in 10 appearances, will go on the 15-day DL. The team said Cabral, also hurt in Fridays game, has a stress fracture on the tip of the left elbow. Also, Andy Pettitte took another step forward in his comeback by throwing in his second simulated game. Pettitte, who ended a one-season retirement by agreeing to a minor league contract on March 16, threw 25 of 33 pitches for strikes in the game broken down into two segments. He struck out five of the nine batters he faced. “Weve never felt we need to speed Andy up and we wont because you know that youre hurting him,” Girardi said. “I think Andy is a lot more familiar with his body and what it takes maybe than us. Well listen.” Pettitte could be ready to join the Yankees in May. The left-hander said his arm feels great, but that he has a lot of work left when it comes to building leg strength. “Felt really good in the first inning,” Pettitte said. “The second inning, I got good and fatigued in the legs. 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For me, the best way to cope with how I did is just look at those two medals I got and look at them as two great silver medals.” Canada also wound up second in the team event behind host Russia. “Silver medals that a lot of people dream to have and then move on,” Chan added. “Move on by sharing it with Canada, sharing it with people here. That helps me cope withh that bit of a disappointment. NFL Jerseys China Authentic. ” Chan didnt try to win a fourth straight world title this year. He skipped the event in Japan, and Hanyu took gold there as well. Chan, 23, has yet to decide if hes up for another four-year cycle of training and competitions ahead of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. Hes skipping the Grand Prix season and will wait until later this year before making a decision on the Canadian championships in January and the worlds in March in Shanghai. “I deserve a bit of a break from it,” he said. “Just take that opportunity to catch up with friends that I havent had a chance to, and play some hockey or go do things that Ive always wanted to do and just havent had the chance. “That will help me find that motivation again to come back. Just so I feel like Im not missing out on some stuff that Ive wanted to do since my childhood. “If Im committing to the next four years to the next games, then I want to take at least one year for myself to not stress and just take a breath and really plan my life just by what I want to do, not what people tell me to do.” Cheap Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Authentic China Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ‘ ‘ ‘

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With the game still tied at one, the Jets had a number of chances to take the lead, the best when Devin Setoguchi had Rask down and put one off the cross bar. Only 53 seconds later, the Bruins took the lead Torey Krug scored his first of two goals and, after an assist on the goal in the first, had his first career three-point game. The rookie defenceman was a plus-three in the game with four shots on goal. The only goal of the third came from Riley Smith with his team leading 15th of the year. The Jets outshot the Bruins 37-29 with Byfuglien leading the way with seven shots, followed by Evander Kane with six. After 19 shots by defencemen in Ottawa, Jets had another 19 in this game. Jacob Trouba had tough night, finishing minus-three in only 18:44 of ice time, his second lowest total of the season other than the game against St. Louis where he was injured. Andrew Ladd has now gone back-to-back games without a shot on goal, while Bryan Littles current run of only two goals in his last 21 games (hes pointless in his last four) has Byfuglien just one point behind him for the team scoring lead.  Blake Wheeler has now been kept off the score sheet for three straight games. “I didnt think we played hard enough,” commented Jets coach Claude Noel post-game.” We had a few good scoring chances in the second, but needed more people in front of the net. Our guy (Ondrej Pavelec) didnt see much on the ones that went in. You cant give up four goals in this league and expect to win. We have to defend better, we have to check better. Give up three or four and you are chasing the game.” The Jets close out their three-game road trip in Pittsburgh against the Penguins on Sunday afternoon before returning home to face the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday evening. Both games are available on TSN Jets regional and TSN Radio 1290 Winnipeg. 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UEFA said its disciplinary panel increased the automatic one-match ban to a three-match sanction.MELBOURNE, Australia – Hamza Aldaradrehs dominating four-goal performance against Palestine has given Jordan coach Ray Wilkins a selection dilemma ahead of his teams must-win final group match against Japan.Man of the match Hamza became just the fourth player to score four goals in an Asian Cup match to help Jordan keep its tournament hopes alive with a 5-1 win over Palestine on Friday.Wilkins said Hamza was just the third-choice striker when Jordan started its Asian Cup campaign, behind Odai Al Saify and Ahmad Hayel.Now Hamzas given me a horrible bloody headache that I have to try and sort out, the former England midfielder said. Nevertheless Im delighted for him and Im delighted for the lads as well.Jordan shares second place in Group D with Iraq on three points behind leader Japan on six. Palestine is now eliminated after two losses.We lost because we didnt score in the first half or 25 minutes, Palestine coach Ahmed Al Hassan said. Then (we conceded) two goals in two minutes.Palestine looked the more organized early in the match, but it was Jordan that made the breakthrough in the 33rd minute when midfielder Yousef Ahmad Mohammad gathered a Hamza pass in the area and sent a long, curving strike into the top corner of the net.Hamza scored another just over a minute later when he met an Abdallah Deeb cross in front of goal and slid it inside the far post.The striker scored his second goal in first-half stoppage time when he raced into the box and connected with a Saeed Murjan cross, volleying past Palestine goalkeeper Ramzi Saleh.Hamza completed his hat trick in the 75th minutee when he burst onto a Deeb pass and sent a low shot into the net, then brought up his fourth five minutes later by beating Saleh with a low strike from just outside the box. Rickey Henderson All Star Jersey. I felt the score line was a little bit heavy in our favour if Im perfectly honest. They had a number of chances and Amer Shafi made some very good saves for us, Wilkins said. I think defensively, both sides would not have been as happy as they were offensively.Palestine scored its first-ever Asian Cup goal when midfielder Jaka Hbaisha converted a set piece in the 85th minute to the roars of almost 10,000 Palestine fans in Melbournes rectangular stadium. It plays its final match of the tournament against Iraq on Tuesday in Canberra.For Jordan, preparations will now start for its final group match against tournament favourite Japan in Melbourne.We play in four days time, so immediately we get back Ill take a look at the video and well see the end of the Japanese game and well see where we go from there, Wilkins said.But its back to the drawing board because the game we face now is critical for us. Weve done a good job tonight, but the next game is crucial.Wilkins said he hoped to have Hayel available to play against Japan after he missed Fridays match due to dehydration. Hayel experienced dizziness, nausea and vomited during a protracted attempt to submit a urine sample after Mondays 1-0 loss to Iraq in Brisbane.Hes improved very well indeed … we got a lot of fluid into him and it looks as though hell be OK to train tomorrow, he said. If hes not good enough, then we wont play him. Cheap Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Authentic China Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ‘ ‘ ‘

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Petty reiterated Saturday that he stands by his comments. “What I said is what I said,” he explained. “And thats what I believe, okay?” When it was suggested to Stewart that Patrick, if she ever wins a race, should take the checkered flag to Petty to autograph, Stewart responded: “If I were her, Id take it over there and cram it up his (butt).” China Jerseys Cheap .S. pro basketball team are “incredibly offensive racist statements,” before casting them as part of a continuing legacy of slavery and segregation that Americans must confront. China Jerseys Authentic . But its also a smart game. Theres more to the Kings than banging bodies. They take a toll mentally on their opponents. ST. LOUIS — After the Colorado Avalanche shut out the St. Louis Blues on the road, coach Patrick Roy was still throwing down. Roy called Blues captain David Backes “gutless” for wrestling young Nathan MacKinnon to the ice during one of several late dust-ups in a fracas and penalty-filled 4-0 victory on Saturday. Backes had been coming to the aid of defenceman Kevin Shattenkirk, whod been cut by a high stick. “It shows what kind of leader he is, if youre going to go after an 18-year-old,” Roy said. “Gutless in my opinion. I mean, Shattenkirk hurt himself with his own stick. “His own stick hit him in the nose and he was bleeding and he made a pretty big act.” The Blues didnt quite take the bait, preferring to forget about this one and get ready for a matinee Sunday at Chicago. “He always has something to say after every game,” coach Ken Hitchcock said of Roy. “So you guys pick up what he wants. Im worried about my team and the way we played, OK?” Hitchcock did, however, suggest that forward Patrick Bordealeau left his feet on the check that hurt Shattenkirk when his stick was jammed into his face. Hitchcock also mused that he probably should have given rugged Ryan Reaves more ice time after the game had gotten out of hand and added that it was more important to get his team back on track rather than call Gabriel Landeskog “gutless or whatever.” Hitchcock referred to the confrontations and likely aftermath as the “debris around the game.” Backes said Roy was “entitled to his opinion.” “There were some liberties, I feel like,” Backes said. “I drop my glove and never throw a punch and end up with whatever many penalty minutes out of the ordeal. “Its frustration, everything boiling over for a lot of guys after they dont respond well.” Semyon Varlamov tied the franchise single-season record for goalie wins held by Roy and Paul Stastny had another big game in his hometown in the penalty-filled game. The Avalanche avoided a season series sweep against St. Louis after losing the first three meetings. “Our power play was sharp, penalty kill was rock solid, goaltendding was phenomenal again,” Roy said. China Jerseys Wholesale. “I just felt like we dominated them.” Stastny had a goal and two assists and Mackinnon had a goal and an assist for Colorado, which has won six in a row. Roy became the fifth coach in NHL history to win 50 games in his first season. “It was kind of a big game for us,” Stastny said. “It got chippy at the end but we stood up to that and will deal with that.” Varlamov made 31 saves for his second shutout of the season and NHL-leading 40th win, matching Roys total in 2000-01. The Blues fell two points behind Boston, which beat the Flyers 5-2, for first place overall. Theyve been dependent on goalie Ryan Miller with Vladimir Tarasenko out since mid-March with a hand injury and Alexander Steen also sidelined, and scored two or fewer goals for the seventh time in 10 games. There were several scrums and frustration boiled over for the Blues late in the third. Ryan OReilly scored his 27th goal on a power play with a two-man advantage after Backes and Barret Jackman both received 10-minute misconducts. The Blues had 91 minutes in penalties in the third and finished the game with seven players on the bench. St. Louis has been shut out on home ice for the first two times all season in the past three games. Stastny, who grew up in St. Louis, has 30 points in 24 career games against the Blues. He has two goals and six assists in a seven-game point streak. The first five games in Colorados win streak were decided by one goal, two in overtime and two by shootouts. The first three goals against St. Louis came on rebounds. Stastny scored his 22nd goal on a power play at 1:14 of the second and MacKinnon had a wide open net at 6:20, a little more than a minute after Hitchcock called timeout. Nick Holden made it 3-0 at 10:25 after a lengthy review because he kicked the puck, but replays indicated the Blues Steve Otts stick touched the puck before it crossed the goal line. Notes: Roy is the first coach to win 50 games in his debut season since San Joses Todd McLellan won 53 games in 2008-09. … Steen (lower body) did not dress for the second straight game and Hitchcock said hes also out Sunday. Cheap Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Authentic China Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap JerseysWholesale Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ‘ ‘ ‘

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And the 20-year-old Texan has shown no sign of stopping. Throw out that missed cut at the Sony Open, a matter of the hole failing to get in the way of his putts, and consider his start. He led after the first and third rounds at Kapalua, where he played in the final group and finished second. He led after 36 holes at the Farmers Insurance Open and played in the final group at Torrey Pines. Spieth had a 67 at Monterey Peninsula, following a 67 at Spyglass Hill, and now heads to Pebble Beach. In his young career — 27 tournaments in the book since turning pro — he already has a win at the John Deere Classic and four runner-up finishes. Spieth doesnt see the four second-place finishes as failures, rather learning experiences, which shows a maturity beyond his years. Both still have one more day before they can truly figure out where they stand. Walker was at 9-under 135 and heads to Monterey Peninsula, the easiest of the three courses in the rotation. Spieth was at 9-under 134 and goes to Pebble Beach, which can be brutal in nasty weather. And the forecast for Saturday was not particularly pleasant. Along with a three-club wind on the exposed sections of all three courses, steady rain began coming down sideways toward the end of the second round. There was about a 75 per cent chance for more rain Saturday, and Sunday didnt appear to be much better. More than looking ahead, Spieth was looking behind. He was happy to at least get Spyglass out of the way already, having opened with a 67 on Thursday. That didnt make the Shore Course at Monterey Peninsula a picnic. “Today was very difficult,” Spieth said. “We started out in the rain and wind, and we finished in rainier and windier,” he said. Spieth caught Walker for a share of the lead on the 187-yard ninth hole, which typically requires a 6-iron. He watched Kevin Chappell hit first with a 3-iron, and the ball rolled back down off the front of the green. Spieth doesnt carry a 3-iron. “I went to a hybrid,” he said. “And I just kind of hit a little stinger cut about 20 feet away. And then it was normally a straight putt and Michael (Greller) and I, my caddie, are looking at each other saying, Well, weve got to play this about a foot out to the right with the wind. And so I hit it a foot out. With about 3 feet to go, the wind just blew it right, just broke perfectly right into the hole.” Walkers best holes were his pars, particularly the par-5 14th. His 8-iron came back down into a bunker, leaving him such an awkward lie that he had to plant his feet outside the sand. With a shallow swing, he did well to blast out 12 feet away, and he made the par putt. “That was pretty big to keep it feeling like things were still in my favour,” Walker said. He made two long birdie putts, and then hit a drive of nearly 390 yards on the seventh hole — with the aid of a cart path. It left him only an 8-iron to the green, and he had an easy up-and-down for his final birdie. Hunter Mahan had a 68 at Spyglass Hill, with half of his six birdies on the par 5s. He was at 8-under 136. “Coming up these last few holes are tough,” Mahan said. “Theyre uphill, they got the wind, its getting cold, raining. You just dont want to throw away shots. Because this can be a long week, and it could be mentally more grinding than anything.” Phil Mickelson had a 73 at Pebble Beach and was five shots behind, even though he has taken 62 putts over two rounds. “Tee to green, Im playing very well, but I havent putted this poorly in a year,” he said. “For the way Im hitting it, its a little disappointing because I should have a really good opportunity. And Ill have to turn it around. 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The Cardinals were forced to finish with infielder Daniel Descalso as a relief pitcher getting the final out in the ninth. Its the first time St. Louis used a position player to pitch since Rob Johnson against the Dodgers in a 13-4 loss at home Aug. 7. “Its embarrassing to have to put him into that spot,” manager Mike Matheny said. “Hes a team guy and understands, but should have never been in that spot to begin with.” “Its tough for all of us to watch.” The Cubs hit for the cycle in the first five batters — Bonifacio doubled, Anthony Rizzo singled, Starlin Castro tripled and Mike Olts two-run homer capped a four-run first inning. Bonifacio had four of Chicagos 20 hits and scored a career-best five times — the most in the majors this season — once on a play overturned by video review. Rizzo and Castro each drove in three as the Cubs set season highs for runs and hits. Cardinals reliever Randy Choate gave up a career-worst six runs in the ninth and left with two outs. Descalso made his first pro pitching appearance and retired the only batter he faced, getting Olt on a fly ball. “I just went out there and did what they asked me to do,” Descalso said. “I really dont want to talk about this.” Wood (3-4) beat St. Louis for the second time in three starts despite giving up five runs in six innings. He hit two batters in the fifth and both scored. Tyler Lyons (0-3) surrendered nine runs in four innings in his fourth start in place of injured Joe Kelly. “I felt a lot better the first two innings than I did in the third and fourth,” Lyons said. “Its just one of those things. Sometimes you just get hit, I guess.” Allen Craig drove in two runs for the Cardinals. Yadier Molina had two hits, an RBI and a steal when he caught Wood napping in the fifth and took third without a throw. Lake hit a three-run homer in the second for a 7-0 lead. He had an RBI double in the fourth and a two-run double in the ninth. Lake began the game with eight RBIs in 92 at-bats this season. Three of his four homers have come against the Cardinals. “Hes electric, for sure,” Wood said. “When hes on, hes on. Hes got tremendous pop and nice to see it come out.” Olt leads NL with eight homers, including four in the last six games, all on the road. In the fourth, Bonifacio was called out at the plate when he tried to score on Rizzos grounder to short with the infield in. The Cubs challenged the call, and the ruled was reversed. NOTES: The Cubs previous bests for runs and hits came at Comiskey Park on Thursday when they scored 12 runs on 15 hits against the White Sox. … Bonifacio is the first Cubs player to score five runs since Jody Davis in 1987. … Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright (6-2, 4.75) opposes Jake Arrieta (0-0, 2.89) in the second game of a four-game set. Wainwright is 9-7 for his career against Chicago but just 3-6 with a 4.83 ERA at home, and is coming off his first career loss at Wrigley Field on May 2. … Cardinals LHP Jaime Garcia, rehabbing from shoulder surgery, allowed two runs on three hits in five innings for Triple-A Memphis. Howie Kendrick Dodgers Jersey . — This is how Kansas coach Bill Self wants Andrew Wiggins to play every night. Mike Piazza Dodgers Jersey . Yet he had little trouble in securing an Olympic medal for Canada Sunday at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi.SAN FRANCISCO – Outfielder Gregor Blanco and the San Francisco Giants reached agreement on a $7.5 million, two-year contract to avoid arbitration, a person with knowledge of the deal said Sunday.Blanco will earn $3.6 million in salary this season and $3.9 million for 2016. 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With Mark Sanchez taking over for injured quarterback Nick Foles, expect the Eagles to ride McCoy down the stretch.Every time I get 100 yards its a big deal, McCoy said. Im used to just doing it.___A.J. Green: The three-time Pro Bowl receiver caught a touchdown pass in Cincinnatis win on Sunday after missing three games with an injured big right toe.Green has only played in four games for the Bengals (5-2-1). He has 20 catches for 358 yards and three TDs. Getting Green healthy and more involved in the offence should help Andy Dalton get going. Dalton only has eight TD passes.Expect Green to team with Mohamed Sanu to bolster Cincinnatis passing attack for a playoff push.They wanted to work me in slowly, Green said after playing half the offensive snaps against the Jaguars. 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