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Penn State Nittany Lions?kicker Joey Julius, in his first TV interview since going public with an eating disorder,?said Friday that he might not be here right now had he not gotten treatment. Nigel Bradham Jersey .Julius -- who handles kickoffs for the Nittany Lions and whose two big tackles have gone viral this season --?opened up about his binge eating disorder in a public Facebook post on Oct. 3. He entered treatment at a St. Louis center from May 9 to July 26 and missed spring and summer workouts with the football team.Thats when I was like, You know what? If I wouldve continued down this path, I might not be here right now, the 258-pound Julius told ABCs Good Morning America on Friday during his first sit-down interview since last season.According to the National Eating Disorders Association, binge eating disorder impacts 2 percent of men and remains the most common eating disorder in the U.S.Julius, who said he has struggled with the disorder for 11 years, said he would often eat a salad in front of teammates, then head back to his room and order Chinese food or cheesesteaks.Hed eat well past the point of being full.I would have to lay down to the point where I was so sick I couldnt move and just lay there, Julius said. There were some times I would cry.Julius completely discredited the perception that eating disorders dont affect men, and he thinks men struggle with acknowledging they have a problem because I was one of those guys.I just think its completely false, Julius said of the notion that it only affects women. I mean, we all eat.In his Facebook post, Julius extended help to anyone else experiencing similar problems. The reaction has been overwhelmingly positive so far, with hundreds of people thanking Julius for his openness on Twitter and Facebook.Im very, very proud of Joey, Penn State coach James Franklin said shortly after Julius went public. I really am, in so many ways. I know this is something that probably affects and helps others -- to see athletes or someone in Joeys position like this to make himself vulnerable and put himself out there like that.I think a lot of people can relate with that, and I think a lot of people can connect with that. Tommy McDonald Jersey . -- Quarterback Will Finch threw for 252 yards and three touchdowns, and Yannick Harou rushed in two scores as the No. Donnie Jones Jersey . Luis Suarezs double powered Liverpool to a 4-0 victory over Fulham, and Southampton easily overcame Hull 4-1 to continue the south coast clubs impressive start to the season. Liverpool and Southampton sent Chelsea down to fourth place as the west London club was held to 2-2 at home. http://www.cheapeaglesjerseysauthentic.com/?tag=authentic-dallas-thomas-jersey . Michell Burger, a woman who lives on an estate next to Pistorius gated community, said she and her husband were awoken by the screams in the pre-dawn hours of Feb. 14 last year, when Pistorius killed Reeva Steenkamp by shooting four times through a door in his bathroom.With Halloween around the corner, Richard Sherman was instructed to carry out his press conference in disguise... The Seahawks legendary Legion of Boom defence may be preparing for the latest installment in the Harry Potter series if Shermans appearance at the press-match press call is anything to go by.At the request of his son, the cornerback donned a cape, glasses and even a wizards wand to tackle the questions from the media ahead of Seattles trip to New Orleans this weekend. Watch NOW TV Watch Sky Sports for just £6.99. No contract. Hit play on the video at the top of the page to see Sherman, or should that be PPotter in action. Chris Maragos Jersey. nd donf forget you can see all the NFL action this weekend live on Sky Sports 3, including Washington Redskins against the Cincinnatti Bengals from Wembley Stadium. Cincinnati Bengals v Washington Redskins October 30, 2016, 1:00pm Live on Get Sky Sports Get a Sky Sports pass Also See: NFL week seven highlights Who is Jay Ajayi Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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BOSTON -- Boston College will retire the jerseys of Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly in separate ceremonies during the 2016 season. Michael Crabtree Jersey .Kuechlys jersey will be retired at the Eagles Oct. 22 game against Syracuse. Ryan will be honored at the Nov. 19 game against Connecticut.Kuechly was the most decorated defensive player in BC history after leading the nation in tackles for two seasons in a row. With Carolina, he has recorded more than 100 tackles in each of his first four NFL seasons. He was named AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2012 and AP Defensive Player of the Year in 2013.Ryan led BC as high as No. 2 in The Associated Press Top 25 in 2007 and its first appearance in the Atlantic Coast Conference title game. In eight NFL seasons with Atlanta, he has thrown for 32,757 yards and 202 touchdowns. Shilique Calhoun Jersey . Ronaldo produced a spectacular individual performance on Tuesday, scoring all three goals and guiding Portugal into the next years World Cup in Brazil with a 3-2 victory in Sweden. The Real Madrid forward has scored 66 goals in 2013, but the last three may be the boost he needs to upstage Messi after FIFA unexpectedly extended the voting period for the Ballon dOr to Nov. Womens Raiders Jerseys . Emery skated the length of the ice and fought an unwilling Holtby during the third period of the Flyers 7-0 loss Friday night in Philadelphia. He was given 29 penalty minutes, including a game misconduct. But Emery did not face even a disciplinary hearing with NHL senior vice president of player safety Brendan Shanahan because rules 46. http://www.cheapraidersjerseyselite.com/?tag=cheap-lyle-alzado-jersey . Thousands of Southern California fans enveloped the Trojans to celebrate an improbable win secured by an interim coach, an inconsistent kicker and a thin defence that wouldnt break. Vaulted into the Western Bulldogs captaincy, softly spoken defender Easton Wood will be a picture of calm as the side prepare for Saturdays AFL grand final.Thats the aim, at least, for one of the few Bulldogs who have previously experienced going deep into a finals campaign.I think my role, and for any players whove been there before, the whole thing is as much as you can, (keep it) business as usual and show that youre still enjoying things, Wood told AAP.Just be as genuine and normal as you can be, and be that steadying and calming influence.After debuting in 2009, Wood had his first taste of finals footy the following year at age 21 after midfielder Shaun Higgins was ruled out with a thyroid problem.The Bulldogs won their semi-final against Sydney but went down to St Kilda the following week and didnt make it back to the finals for another five years.My first two finals, I was so young, Wood said.Ive actually got a very poor memory of both the games I played then. It really seems like a blur.I think one of the first things I noticed back then as a young player was how difficult it wwas to hear on the ground. Eddie Vanderdoes Jersey. Obviously, thats something Im pretty used to now ... therell be 100,000 screaming fans and itll just be one of those things you embrace.After an injury-plagued start to his career, 27-year-old Wood has found continuity in recent years and stepped up his role as a backline general in the absence of injured captain Bob Murphy.Wood was sensational in the Bulldogs preliminary final win over Greater Wester Sydney, gathering intercept marks and lighting up Spotless Stadium with a massive hanger over the Giants Rhys Palmer.But he reckons it was no different to the pressure acts performed by each of his teammates at different times in the season.You take your moments and execute what youre here to do, Wood said.Our strength has been what our 22 players have been able to contribute each week. Every single player has been able to have a moment - multiple moments - and stand up and play crucial parts as to why we are where we are. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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BARI, Italy -- Traditionally feared for its stalwart defense, Italy made three elementary errors to gift European runner-up France a 3-1 win in a friendly on Thursday. Cheap Andre Roberts Jersey .Defender Giorgio Chiellini was to blame for Frances opening two goals, and 17-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma failed to protect his near post to let in the third on his international debut.Anthony Martial opened the scoring and Olivier Giroud and Layvin Kurzawa also found the target for France after Graziano Pelle equalized.FIFA used the match as an offline test of video assistance for referees, with the results to be unveiled on Friday in a news conference with FIFA President Gianni Infantino.It was a disappointing debut for new Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura, who replaced Antonio Conte after the European Championship.After three days of training I couldnt expect more, Ventura said. Of course I cant be satisfied with the result. ... If we analyze this match it will be easy to see the errors that we made.Martial easily beat Gianluigi Buffon for his first international goal after collecting a through ball from Paul Pogba that went under Chiellinis boot.Pelle equalized four minutes later, turning around his marker to score inside the near post after Eder worked hard to provide the cross from the right flank.In an entertaining first half, Giroud restored Frances advantage with an angled shot after Chiellini lost track of him inside the area. It was Girouds 21st goal for France, including three at the European Championship.I know I could have done better, Chiellini said. On Girouds goal I didnt turn around quick enough. I should have read the situation a bit faster. I could have done better, and we all could have done better.Italy was without usual center back Leonardo Bonucci, who was tending to his ill son.After substitutions from both sides during the second half, Kurzawa scored from a tight angle between Donnarumma and the post -- also his first international goal.Considered an heir to longtime Italy starter Buffon, Donnarumma replaced Buffon to start the second half and became the youngest goalkeeper to ever play for the Azzurri, and the youngest player overall in modern times.The previous record was held by Piero Campelli, who was 18 when he defended Italys goal in 1912.The youngest player overall for Italy was Rodolfo Gavinelli, who was 16 when he appeared in 1911. Defender Giuseppe Bergomi, who made his national debut at 18 in 1982, had held the modern record.Buffon was already 19 when he made his debut in 1997.Trailing 2-1 in the first half, Italy protested for a perceived handball by Kurzawa following a header from Daniele De Rossi -- a possible discussion topic for Infantino.Before kickoff, a minute of silence was observed to mourn the nearly 300 people killed in a devastating earthquake last week. Buffon also made an appeal to the crowd to help with relief efforts, and the Azzurri wore black armbands.Both sides open qualifying for the 2018 World Cup next week. Italy visits Israel on Monday and France travels to Belarus a day later. Cheap Atlanta Falcons Jerseys . -- Charline Labonte couldnt have asked for a better homecoming. Cheap Julio Jones Jersey . Thousands of Southern California fans enveloped the Trojans to celebrate an improbable win secured by an interim coach, an inconsistent kicker and a thin defence that wouldnt break. http://www.cheapfalconsjerseyselite.com/ . Following a lopsided 5-2 loss against the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night, Paul MacLean told reporters that "theres a lack of focus, theres a lack of leadership and theres a lack of preparation" with his struggling team. That came on the heels of Bryan Murray taking the unusual step of going into the locker room at the Prudential Center and addressing the players himself. NEW YORK -- Heart to Heart led all the way Monday to win the $200,000 Knickerbocker Stakes on the turf at Belmont Park.Irad Ortiz Jr. sent the 5-year-old right to the front and they enjoyed a comfortable lead most of the race. Heart to Heart sprinted clear at the top of the lane as Jay Gatsby, the 2-1 favorite, angled outside for his bid.Heart to Heart dug in to prevail by a half length, his 10th win in 23 starts. It was his eighth stakes victory for trainer Brian Lynch.Whenn you handicap the race there wasnt a lot of speed in it, and if they left him alone he would be able to dictate his terms, Lynch said. Cheap Falcons Jerseys Authentic. he time was 1:50.62 for the 1 1/8 miles over the yielding course.Heart to Heart paid $8.90, $4.20 and $3.10 as the 3-1 second choice.Jay Gatsby returned $3.80 and $2.60 and Blacktype paid $3.50 to show. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. Jeremiah Attaochu Jersey . -- Michael Phelps took the plunge in June, secretly marrying his longtime girlfriend two months before the Olympic great completed his last gold-medal haul.The Arizona Republic reports the 31-year-old swimmer wedded Nicole Johnson on June 13. Thats a little more than a month after the former Miss California USA gave birth to their son, Boomer.The newspaper has posted a copy of a marriage license that shows Phelps and Johnson were married in Paradise Valley, Arizona. Neither Phelps nor Johnson said anything about the wedding. Johnson posted a picture of her with Phelps and Boomer on Instagram on the day of the ceremony with the caption, Such a memorable night with my lil fambam.Phelps won five gold medals at the Rio de Janeiro Games, his last coming Aug. 13 to increase his overall gold total to 23. He is the most decorated Olympian with 28 medals. Joey Bosa Jersey . -- The plastic that was taped across the lockers in Oaklands clubhouse came down and the champagne that was on ice went back into the cooler. Russell Okung Jersey . -- Peyton Manning will have all of his wide receivers available for the first time in a month when the Denver Broncos begin their playoff run Jan. http://www.cheapchargersjerseysauthentic.com/?tag=authentic-philip-rivers-jersey . The scientists believe the small earthquake during a Marshawn Lynch touchdown was likely greater than Lynchs famous "beast quake" touchdown run three years ago, which also came against New Orleans during a playoff game. SAN FRANCISCO -- Trevor Story and Brandon Belt, candidates for the final spot on the National League All-Star team, will go head-to-head one last time before fan balloting ends when the Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants conclude a three-game series Wednesday night.The Rockies and Giants split the first two games of the series, San Francisco getting a home run from All-Star catcher Buster Posey in a 3-1 win Monday night before Colorado used a three-run homer from one of its All-Stars, third baseman Nolan Arenado, to erase a deficit and even the series with a 7-3 triumph Tuesday.Story and Belt were selected to compete against Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb, Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun and Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte in the fan vote that will determine who joins the NL team for next weeks midseason classic in San Diego.Balloting ends Friday.Two members of the Rockies -- Arenado and outfielder Carlos Gonzalez -- and three Giants -- Posey and pitchers Madison Bumgarner and Johnny Cueto -- were among the 34 selected to the NL All-Star team via fan balloting, player votes and manager choices announced Tuesday.Story didnt get the nod Tuesday in a stacked field of NL shortstops. Addison Russell of Chicago Cubs was voted the starter by the fans, while Corey Seager of the Los Angeles Dodgers was the top choice of the players, making him the backup.NL manager Terry Collins opted not to take a third shortstop even though he had qualified candidates, including the Giants Brandon Crawford, who leads NL shortstops with 53 RBI.Story, despite being robbed of a bases-loaded double or triple by a spectacular sliding catch by Giants right fielder Mac Williamson on Tuesday night, ranks second to Crawford in RBI among NL shortstops with 50. Tre Boston Jersey. He leads NL shortstops in home runs with 19, just missing a 20th with a drive to the center field fence in Tuesdays win.Story went 0-for-5 in the hard-luck game, seeing his average drop to .259.The rookie made an immediate name for himself when he began the season with six home runs in his first four games.He will attempt improve on his gaudy numbers Wednesday when he faces Cueto, who is a candidate to start the All-Star Game. The first-year Giant has won nine games in a row, improving his overall record to 12-1 with a 2.57 ERA.Cuetos last two starts have been rocky, however, as he allowed a combined 10 runs on 15 hits in 13 innings.The Rockies will counter with left-hander Jorge De La Rosa, who will take to the mound with him a 5.98 ERA, second-worst among NL pitchers with nine or more starts this season.De La Rosa (5-5) won four consecutive starts before pitching well in a road loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, when he gave up two runs in seven innings.Belt enters the series finale coming off a two-hit game that raised his season average to .297. Pushing his average over .300 during the balloting period could help his fan appeal.Despite leading all first basemen in doubles with 26, Belt was passed over in the selection of Anthony Rizzo of the Cubs in the fan balloting, Paul Goldschmidt of the Diamondbacks in the player vote and Wil Myers of the San Diego Padres as one of the managers selections.Story will get one additional opportunity to impress the voters when the Rockies begin a four-game home series against the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday. The Giants have the day off. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. Jeremiah Attaochu Jersey . -- Michael Phelps took the plunge in June, secretly marrying his longtime girlfriend two months before the Olympic great completed his last gold-medal haul.The Arizona Republic reports the 31-year-old swimmer wedded Nicole Johnson on June 13. Thats a little more than a month after the former Miss California USA gave birth to their son, Boomer.The newspaper has posted a copy of a marriage license that shows Phelps and Johnson were married in Paradise Valley, Arizona. Neither Phelps nor Johnson said anything about the wedding. Johnson posted a picture of her with Phelps and Boomer on Instagram on the day of the ceremony with the caption, Such a memorable night with my lil fambam.Phelps won five gold medals at the Rio de Janeiro Games, his last coming Aug. 13 to increase his overall gold total to 23. He is the most decorated Olympian with 28 medals. Joey Bosa Jersey . -- The plastic that was taped across the lockers in Oaklands clubhouse came down and the champagne that was on ice went back into the cooler. Russell Okung Jersey . -- Peyton Manning will have all of his wide receivers available for the first time in a month when the Denver Broncos begin their playoff run Jan. http://www.cheapchargersjerseysauthentic.com/?tag=authentic-philip-rivers-jersey . The scientists believe the small earthquake during a Marshawn Lynch touchdown was likely greater than Lynchs famous "beast quake" touchdown run three years ago, which also came against New Orleans during a playoff game. SAN FRANCISCO -- Trevor Story and Brandon Belt, candidates for the final spot on the National League All-Star team, will go head-to-head one last time before fan balloting ends when the Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants conclude a three-game series Wednesday night.The Rockies and Giants split the first two games of the series, San Francisco getting a home run from All-Star catcher Buster Posey in a 3-1 win Monday night before Colorado used a three-run homer from one of its All-Stars, third baseman Nolan Arenado, to erase a deficit and even the series with a 7-3 triumph Tuesday.Story and Belt were selected to compete against Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb, Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun and Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte in the fan vote that will determine who joins the NL team for next weeks midseason classic in San Diego.Balloting ends Friday.Two members of the Rockies -- Arenado and outfielder Carlos Gonzalez -- and three Giants -- Posey and pitchers Madison Bumgarner and Johnny Cueto -- were among the 34 selected to the NL All-Star team via fan balloting, player votes and manager choices announced Tuesday.Story didnt get the nod Tuesday in a stacked field of NL shortstops. Addison Russell of Chicago Cubs was voted the starter by the fans, while Corey Seager of the Los Angeles Dodgers was the top choice of the players, making him the backup.NL manager Terry Collins opted not to take a third shortstop even though he had qualified candidates, including the Giants Brandon Crawford, who leads NL shortstops with 53 RBI.Story, despite being robbed of a bases-loaded double or triple by a spectacular sliding catch by Giants right fielder Mac Williamson on Tuesday night, ranks second to Crawford in RBI among NL shortstops with 50. Tre Boston Jersey. He leads NL shortstops in home runs with 19, just missing a 20th with a drive to the center field fence in Tuesdays win.Story went 0-for-5 in the hard-luck game, seeing his average drop to .259.The rookie made an immediate name for himself when he began the season with six home runs in his first four games.He will attempt improve on his gaudy numbers Wednesday when he faces Cueto, who is a candidate to start the All-Star Game. The first-year Giant has won nine games in a row, improving his overall record to 12-1 with a 2.57 ERA.Cuetos last two starts have been rocky, however, as he allowed a combined 10 runs on 15 hits in 13 innings.The Rockies will counter with left-hander Jorge De La Rosa, who will take to the mound with him a 5.98 ERA, second-worst among NL pitchers with nine or more starts this season.De La Rosa (5-5) won four consecutive starts before pitching well in a road loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, when he gave up two runs in seven innings.Belt enters the series finale coming off a two-hit game that raised his season average to .297. Pushing his average over .300 during the balloting period could help his fan appeal.Despite leading all first basemen in doubles with 26, Belt was passed over in the selection of Anthony Rizzo of the Cubs in the fan balloting, Paul Goldschmidt of the Diamondbacks in the player vote and Wil Myers of the San Diego Padres as one of the managers selections.Story will get one additional opportunity to impress the voters when the Rockies begin a four-game home series against the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday. The Giants have the day off. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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Pittsburgh handled Ottawa easily, while Jonathan Quick thwarted the San Jose Sharks attack in Game One of their respective second round series. Marcus Mariota Jersey . SENS CANT FIGHT THE PENGUINS POWERAs I mentioned in my article looking at shot differentials and save percentages going into the second round, the Penguins are a team that can lose the shot on goal battle and still win because they score on a high percentage of their shots, due in part because of a lights-out power play. In Game One of their second-round series against Ottawa, Pittsburgh scored on two of their three power play opportunities, adding a shorthanded goal in the third period to effectively ice the game, on their way to a 4-1 win over the Senators. The Penguins had the game well in hand, which allowed them to roll their lines. Penguins RW Pascal Dupuis, who scored his playoff-leading sixth goal (the aforementioned shorthanded marker) led all Penguins forwards in time, playing 17:37. He also had the best possession metrics for the Penguins in Game One. Ottawa managed to keep C Sidney Crosby under wraps -- no points, four shots on goal, minus-1 -- in the 17:04 that he played, but the Penguins are deep enough to handle such occasions. LW Chris Kunitz had a goal and an assist, to along with five hits, which tied LW Matt Cooke for most on the team. C Evgeni Malkin scored a goal and an assist in his 15:56 of ice time and, with 13 points, is now tied with David Krejci atop the playoff scoring race. Penguins D Douglas Murray blocked five Senators shots. The point of contention in this series is whether the Penguins can keep scoring at such a high rate or whether Senators G Craig Anderson and keep stopping better than 94% of the shots he faces. The early regression goes to Anderson, as he surrendered four goals on 30 shots. Senators D Eric Gryba was rocked by a heavy hit from Penguins D Brooks Orpik. If Gryba is out, and Patrick Wiercioch isnt ready to return, the Sens may have to dig deeper to someone like Mike Lundin, who doesnt offer the same physical presence. Despite getting outshot 36-30, Pittsburgh got a relatively easy win coming out of the gate, so the Senators will have to be more forceful in Game Two if they are going to avoid falling behind two games to none. QUICK THWARTS SHARKS ATTACKIn assessing the Kings chances against the Sharks, it was noted that Jonathan Quick has the power to confound expectations. His play in the first round against St. Louis was far better than his regular season and Quick continued to be a brilliant last line of defence, stopping 35 San Jose shots to give the Kings a 2-0 win in the series opener. Offensively, the Kings Mike Richards and Slava Voynov took turns setting each other up and both finished with a goal and an assist. On the first goal, Richards gained the zone, found a charging Voynov and he blasted a rocket top shelf late in the first period then, midway through the second frame, Richards deflected a Voynov point shot. Sharks C Logan Couture and LW Raffi Torres were on for both goals against, taking minus-2 for their efforts. Torres played 17:25, which was his third-highest total in five playoff games (he topped 20 minutes twice against Vancouver), but a threshold he surpassed just once in 39 regular season games. Rookie Sharks D Matt Irwin led the attack with six shots on goal, while the line of Joe Thornton, Brent Burns and T.J. Galiardi controlled play faring very well possession-wise. Of course, when it comes to single-game sample sizes, possession isnt everything, considering that Voynov had the worst numbers in that respect for the Kings. But the story of Game One was Quick, who made 35 saves for his second shutout, holding the fort in the third period when the Sharks outshot the Kings 16-4 in a furious, and fruitless, attempt to get back in the game. While the Kings can be happy with a Game One win, getting outshot 35-20 on home ice is hardly the recipe for long-term success. San Jose should be able to take some solace that they generated offensive chances because, over the long haul, chances are bound to start turning into goals. Unless Jonathan Quick says otherwise. Scott Cullen can be reached at Scott.Cullen@bellmedia.ca and followed on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tsnscottcullen. For more, check out TSN Fantasy on Facebook. Wesley Woodyard Jersey . Dallas hasnt ruled out the star quarterback for Sunday nights game against Philadelphia, but all signs point to Romos back injury pushing Kyle Orton into the starting role after two years of limited play as the backup. 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PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks showed a bit of resiliency -- against their opponent and the atmosphere inside Chase Field.Rickie Weeks Jr. hit a three-run homer, Paul Goldschmidt had two RBI and the Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 7-5 on Tuesday night in front of 14,110 fans, the smallest crowd in Chase Fields 18-year history.We appreciate the people who were here. I thought we played well, Arizona manager Chip Hale said. The guys didnt let down because it wasnt a big crowd with a lot of emotion. They created their own emotion in the dugout. Thats baseball.Weeks got them started, hitting a three-run homer off Christian Friedrich (4-4). Goldschmidt had an RBI single and a sacrifice fly after being named to his fourth straight NL All-Star team.Jean Segura sparked Arizonas lineup from the leadoff spot, finishing with three hits, three runs and an RBI.Zack Godley (2-0) worked around trouble through five innings and so did Brad Ziegler in the ninth, giving up a leadoff homer to Brad Schimpf and two more hits before striking out Matt Kemp to close out his 18th save.The Diamondbacks had three triples to match a team record and twice scored in the bottom half of an inning after San Diego scored in the top half to win for the second time in 10 games.We need to get all the wins we can get, Weeks said. For us to win like we did tonight is great.San Diegos Wil Myers had a run-scoring triple among his four hits and drove in a run after being named to his first NL All-Star team before the game. The Padres out-hit Arizona 12-10, but stranded seven runners and couldnt overcome Friedrichs shaky start.Its kind of what its been like the last few times out, Padres manager Andy Green said. He has some crisp innings and then gets into trouble. He misses some pitches and they take advantage of that.Godley made one start and five relief appearances during his first stint with the Diamondbacks and was called up from Triple-A Reno to start against the Padres.The right-hander caused himself some problems when he started the third inning by walking Friedrich. Myers drove him in with a run-scoring triple and later scored on Yangervis Solartes run-scoring single that put the Padres up 2-0.Godley ran into more trouble in the fifth, when Kemp and Alex Dickerson hit run-scoring doubles to tie the game at 4. Jayon Brown Jersey. Godley allowed four runs and eight hits in five innings. He was sent back to Reno after the game and left-hander Zac Curtis was recalled.A lot of mis-hit balls off him, Hale said. His ball moves a lot. If he can get that with the location, down in the zone a little more, hes going to be something.Friedrich entered Tuesdays game 2-0 with a 1.17 ERA in 15 career appearances against Arizona.The left-hander did not have the same effectiveness this time, allowing one more run (4) in the third inning than he had the previous 25 combined. Goldschmidt drove in the first with a run-scoring single and Weeks followed with his three-run homer to center.It was the worst pitch at the wrong time, said Friedrich, who gave up five runs, six hits and struck out five in five innings.LAMB ROARINGJake Lamb entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the seventh inning and fell behind in the count. Players in Arizonas bench said he should take a protective swing with two strikes.Hale knew better and Lamb proved him right, hitting a triple to the corner in right before scoring on Seguras RBI single.They said it when he got two strikes, just put it in play. I said `Hes going to get extra bases, theres no doubt about it, Hale said. Hes just a machine right now.Thats for sure. Lamb has an extra-base hit in seven straight games, longest by an Arizona player since Goldschmidt did it in eight straight games from July 2-9, 2009. Lamb has seven triples to match the team record before the All-Star Break, previously set three times.TRAINING ROOMPadres: RHP Tyson Ross (shoulder) is expected to throw his final extended bullpen on Wednesday.Diamondbacks: CF A.J. Pollock started some light throwing with a tennis ball this week, his first baseball-related activity since breaking his right elbow on April 2.UP NEXTPadres: RHP Colin Rea has received 6.61 runs of support per game heading into Wednesdays series finale against Arizona.Diamondbacks: RHP Shelby Miller is 1-1 with a 4.30 ERA in six career games against San Diego. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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Pittsburgh handled Ottawa easily, while Jonathan Quick thwarted the San Jose Sharks attack in Game One of their respective second round series. Marcus Mariota Jersey . SENS CANT FIGHT THE PENGUINS POWERAs I mentioned in my article looking at shot differentials and save percentages going into the second round, the Penguins are a team that can lose the shot on goal battle and still win because they score on a high percentage of their shots, due in part because of a lights-out power play. In Game One of their second-round series against Ottawa, Pittsburgh scored on two of their three power play opportunities, adding a shorthanded goal in the third period to effectively ice the game, on their way to a 4-1 win over the Senators. The Penguins had the game well in hand, which allowed them to roll their lines. Penguins RW Pascal Dupuis, who scored his playoff-leading sixth goal (the aforementioned shorthanded marker) led all Penguins forwards in time, playing 17:37. He also had the best possession metrics for the Penguins in Game One. Ottawa managed to keep C Sidney Crosby under wraps -- no points, four shots on goal, minus-1 -- in the 17:04 that he played, but the Penguins are deep enough to handle such occasions. LW Chris Kunitz had a goal and an assist, to along with five hits, which tied LW Matt Cooke for most on the team. C Evgeni Malkin scored a goal and an assist in his 15:56 of ice time and, with 13 points, is now tied with David Krejci atop the playoff scoring race. Penguins D Douglas Murray blocked five Senators shots. The point of contention in this series is whether the Penguins can keep scoring at such a high rate or whether Senators G Craig Anderson and keep stopping better than 94% of the shots he faces. The early regression goes to Anderson, as he surrendered four goals on 30 shots. Senators D Eric Gryba was rocked by a heavy hit from Penguins D Brooks Orpik. If Gryba is out, and Patrick Wiercioch isnt ready to return, the Sens may have to dig deeper to someone like Mike Lundin, who doesnt offer the same physical presence. Despite getting outshot 36-30, Pittsburgh got a relatively easy win coming out of the gate, so the Senators will have to be more forceful in Game Two if they are going to avoid falling behind two games to none. QUICK THWARTS SHARKS ATTACKIn assessing the Kings chances against the Sharks, it was noted that Jonathan Quick has the power to confound expectations. His play in the first round against St. Louis was far better than his regular season and Quick continued to be a brilliant last line of defence, stopping 35 San Jose shots to give the Kings a 2-0 win in the series opener. Offensively, the Kings Mike Richards and Slava Voynov took turns setting each other up and both finished with a goal and an assist. On the first goal, Richards gained the zone, found a charging Voynov and he blasted a rocket top shelf late in the first period then, midway through the second frame, Richards deflected a Voynov point shot. Sharks C Logan Couture and LW Raffi Torres were on for both goals against, taking minus-2 for their efforts. Torres played 17:25, which was his third-highest total in five playoff games (he topped 20 minutes twice against Vancouver), but a threshold he surpassed just once in 39 regular season games. Rookie Sharks D Matt Irwin led the attack with six shots on goal, while the line of Joe Thornton, Brent Burns and T.J. Galiardi controlled play faring very well possession-wise. Of course, when it comes to single-game sample sizes, possession isnt everything, considering that Voynov had the worst numbers in that respect for the Kings. But the story of Game One was Quick, who made 35 saves for his second shutout, holding the fort in the third period when the Sharks outshot the Kings 16-4 in a furious, and fruitless, attempt to get back in the game. While the Kings can be happy with a Game One win, getting outshot 35-20 on home ice is hardly the recipe for long-term success. San Jose should be able to take some solace that they generated offensive chances because, over the long haul, chances are bound to start turning into goals. Unless Jonathan Quick says otherwise. Scott Cullen can be reached at Scott.Cullen@bellmedia.ca and followed on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tsnscottcullen. For more, check out TSN Fantasy on Facebook. Wesley Woodyard Jersey . Dallas hasnt ruled out the star quarterback for Sunday nights game against Philadelphia, but all signs point to Romos back injury pushing Kyle Orton into the starting role after two years of limited play as the backup. Surely Ortons name isnt the first that comes to mind for fans wanting a change after years of damaging interceptions, fumbles or, most infamously, the field goal flub when Romo dropped the snap on a kick that could have won his first playoff game in 2006. Bruce Matthews Jersey . Olli Jokinen, Mark Scheifele, and Bryan Little each had a goal and an assist as Winnipeg won 5-2, handing Calgary its record-setting seventh consecutive loss on home ice. http://www.cheaptitansjerseyselite.com/?tag=cheap-demarco-murray-jersey . A big centre with all the tools to be an elite player, Johansen paced the Blue Jackets with a standout game Saturday night. He had a goal and two assists for a career-high three points as Columbus beat the New York Islanders 5-2 to snap a five-game losing streak. PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks showed a bit of resiliency -- against their opponent and the atmosphere inside Chase Field.Rickie Weeks Jr. hit a three-run homer, Paul Goldschmidt had two RBI and the Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 7-5 on Tuesday night in front of 14,110 fans, the smallest crowd in Chase Fields 18-year history.We appreciate the people who were here. I thought we played well, Arizona manager Chip Hale said. The guys didnt let down because it wasnt a big crowd with a lot of emotion. They created their own emotion in the dugout. Thats baseball.Weeks got them started, hitting a three-run homer off Christian Friedrich (4-4). Goldschmidt had an RBI single and a sacrifice fly after being named to his fourth straight NL All-Star team.Jean Segura sparked Arizonas lineup from the leadoff spot, finishing with three hits, three runs and an RBI.Zack Godley (2-0) worked around trouble through five innings and so did Brad Ziegler in the ninth, giving up a leadoff homer to Brad Schimpf and two more hits before striking out Matt Kemp to close out his 18th save.The Diamondbacks had three triples to match a team record and twice scored in the bottom half of an inning after San Diego scored in the top half to win for the second time in 10 games.We need to get all the wins we can get, Weeks said. For us to win like we did tonight is great.San Diegos Wil Myers had a run-scoring triple among his four hits and drove in a run after being named to his first NL All-Star team before the game. The Padres out-hit Arizona 12-10, but stranded seven runners and couldnt overcome Friedrichs shaky start.Its kind of what its been like the last few times out, Padres manager Andy Green said. He has some crisp innings and then gets into trouble. He misses some pitches and they take advantage of that.Godley made one start and five relief appearances during his first stint with the Diamondbacks and was called up from Triple-A Reno to start against the Padres.The right-hander caused himself some problems when he started the third inning by walking Friedrich. Myers drove him in with a run-scoring triple and later scored on Yangervis Solartes run-scoring single that put the Padres up 2-0.Godley ran into more trouble in the fifth, when Kemp and Alex Dickerson hit run-scoring doubles to tie the game at 4. Jayon Brown Jersey. Godley allowed four runs and eight hits in five innings. He was sent back to Reno after the game and left-hander Zac Curtis was recalled.A lot of mis-hit balls off him, Hale said. His ball moves a lot. If he can get that with the location, down in the zone a little more, hes going to be something.Friedrich entered Tuesdays game 2-0 with a 1.17 ERA in 15 career appearances against Arizona.The left-hander did not have the same effectiveness this time, allowing one more run (4) in the third inning than he had the previous 25 combined. Goldschmidt drove in the first with a run-scoring single and Weeks followed with his three-run homer to center.It was the worst pitch at the wrong time, said Friedrich, who gave up five runs, six hits and struck out five in five innings.LAMB ROARINGJake Lamb entered the game as a pinch-hitter in the seventh inning and fell behind in the count. Players in Arizonas bench said he should take a protective swing with two strikes.Hale knew better and Lamb proved him right, hitting a triple to the corner in right before scoring on Seguras RBI single.They said it when he got two strikes, just put it in play. I said `Hes going to get extra bases, theres no doubt about it, Hale said. Hes just a machine right now.Thats for sure. Lamb has an extra-base hit in seven straight games, longest by an Arizona player since Goldschmidt did it in eight straight games from July 2-9, 2009. Lamb has seven triples to match the team record before the All-Star Break, previously set three times.TRAINING ROOMPadres: RHP Tyson Ross (shoulder) is expected to throw his final extended bullpen on Wednesday.Diamondbacks: CF A.J. Pollock started some light throwing with a tennis ball this week, his first baseball-related activity since breaking his right elbow on April 2.UP NEXTPadres: RHP Colin Rea has received 6.61 runs of support per game heading into Wednesdays series finale against Arizona.Diamondbacks: RHP Shelby Miller is 1-1 with a 4.30 ERA in six career games against San Diego. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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Dave Robinson Jersey .The Bjorn Baker-trained Egyptian Symbol took out the Nivison Stakes at Randwick in October before heading to Flemington on Melbourne Cup Day for the Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes and running a close fifth.The mare is set to carry 56kg under set weights conditions in Thursdays 1200m race at Wyong where she will be aiming to go one better than last years runner-up finish.After opening at $3.50, the TAB have wound her in to $2.30 top pick.Egyptian Symbol would have carried 63.5kg if Baker opted to run her in a benchmark handicap at Rosehill on Saturday, a race in which she would have given up seven kilograms to the Matthew Dunn-trained mare Madotti.Dunn admits the weight and the widest barrier could hurt Madottis hopes.You take Egyptian Symbol out of the race and Maddottis probably the winner, Dunn said.If she gets a firm surface and a little bit of luck from that tricky gate and we can beat the favourite.Madotti has drifted to $9.50 while the Peter and Paul Snowden-trained Mediterranean is on the second line of betting at $2.80.A relation to Golden Slipper winner Capitalist, three-year-old Mediterranean has been gelded and scored a strong barrier trial win at Randwick on December 13. 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LAS VEGAS -- St. Marys is used to playing in the Orleans Arena every March, having been there annually since 2009 for the West Coast Conference Tournament.Due to scheduling conflicts, the 15th-ranked Gaels got an early season look at the venue on Sunday, and earned a 76-63 victory over UAB.They werent coming to our place and we werent going there and we decided to play in Vegas -- everybody likes to go to Vegas to play games this time of year, St. Marys coach Randy Bennett said. It was good for us. It was a good basketball game in non-conference and I think itll help us down the road.I think itll help us resume wise, and I think itll help us just as a team, playing against a team that athletic and that big. Theyre used to winning, they dont go away. So, we had to play well and we did play well.Jock Landale scored 20 points to lead No. 15 St. Marys (5-0). He was 9 of 11 from the field.In doing a much better job of not getting beat off the dribble, something St. Marys coach Randy Bennett was looking for in the Gaels stopover in Las Vegas, they did a good job of limiting UABs shot selection at key moments. The defensive stops allowed St. Marys to go on significant runs to keep the Blazers well behind.The Gaels outscored UAB (3-3) 30-16 during a 14-minute stretch in the first half to open their largest lead of the game, 40-23.We had some good stretches, and we need more of them, Bennett said. We played 40 minutes tonight, we probably had 25 minutes of what I thought was good defense. Thats got to be closer to 37 or 38 minutes, thats where we need to get. We were closer to that last year and we have to get back there.The Blazers wouldnt go away, however, as they came out of the locker room and used a 16-7 run to cut the lead to seven, at 50-43 with 14:33 left. But the Gaels used a 13-3 run of their own, ignited by three consecutive 3-pointers, to push the lead back to double digits, at 63-46 with 9:29 remaining.Though it is just five games into the season, St. Marys looked in mid-season form for most of the game, with solid ball movement and noticeable chemistry the Blazers are still looking for without junior point guard Nickk Norton, who was lost for the season with a torn ACL. Martellus Bennett Jersey. We get along so well on and off the court and I think that adds to our trust factor, Landale said. We never really doubt each other to make the shot or an open play. We just get how each one of us operates individually and it makes things a lot easier.Emmett Naar, Stefan Gonzalez and Calvin Hermanson each scored 12 points for the Gaels. They were 27 of 52 (.519) from the field, including 50 percent (13 of 26) from 3-point range. St. Marys also hit all nine of its free throws.Meanwhile, the Blazers continue to struggle without Norton, who came into his third year as a starter but was lost for the season just 15 minutes into the season-opener.The Blazers shot 47 percent from the field, hitting 26 of 55, and were led by Chris Cokley, who had a season-high 20 points. Deion Lavender also had a season high with 12.I was proud of the way we fought back and competed and made it a good game, but weve been doing that and weve shown flashes, UAB coach Rob Ehsan said. Were going to have to figure out how to play consistently at a higher level, and I think were still learning that against the best teams in the country.BIG PICTUREThe undefeated Gaels look to finish the opening month unscathed this week, and then will enjoy five straight home games to start December. Given their competition, and their slate from Dec. 8-22, its conceivable St. Marys can open West Coast Conference play 11-0.RESERVE MINUTESBennett said he plans to utilize his reserves much more starting with the next game, with hopes of giving quality minutes to Tanner Krebs, Jordan Ford, Dane Pineau, Jordan Hunter to get their confidence up in time for conference play.The first five games have been pretty tough, so its been hard to be liberal with the substitutions, he said. We have another tough one with Stanford on Wednesday, but I think we can get some guys that are on the bench in the game.UP NEXTSt. Marys: At Stanford on Wednesday night.UAB: Host Alabama A&M on Tuesday night. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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Meanwhile, the Oilers dealt long-time sniper Ales hemsky to the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday for a fifth-round pick in 2014 and a third-rounder in 2015. http://www.cheappenguinsjerseys.com/?tag=cheap-mario-lemieux-jersey . This should be celebrated because it will not always be this way. With the amount of money given to players by their clubs these days, it is a wonder that so many of those teams allow the sport to continue to take away many of their assets so they can play for a different team in the middle of their season. DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia -- Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby admitted he went to bed too early the last time he celebrated a Stanley Cup victory in his hometown of Cole Harbour in 2009.He wont make the same mistake twice when he brings the Cup home again on July 15-16.I was pretty happy with what I did in those few days [in 2009], to be honest with you. I couldnt believe I squeezed that much in two days, Crosby said with a smile. I didnt know there was enough time to get that much in. If anything, I went to bed pretty early the first night because I got the Cup early and had a really early morning, starting out the next day, and I told myself Im not going to go to bed that early next time. Im going to find a way to get through those two days with as little sleep as possible. Im going to enjoy it.Going back to 09, we thought it was going to be an annual thing, so this time I appreciate it a little more and Ill make sure I spend every second I possibly can with it.Bringing the Cup back here to celebrate with the community that helped mold him into a two-time Stanley Cup champion and Conn Smythe winner was a no-brainer.It just feels right, Crosby said.Hes spending the first part of his week running his second annual hockey camp. There are 160 kids from all around the world attending the camp, and Crosbys hands-on when it comes to all activities, both on and off the ice, Monday through Friday. It will conclude with a Stanley Cup parade.Weve got a lot of things planned, Crosby said with a smile. I dont know if I want to necessarily going into details, but we have a lot of things planned. The biggest thing is you want to enjoy it, it goes by quick. You try to get it to as many people as possible, let as many people enjoy it because, for me, thats one of the best parts just seeing the reaction on peoples faces. A lot of times people who dont necessarily expect to see it and sometimes thats the best part of it. Itll be a busy schedule, but theres lots on it.Crosby acknowledged the parade will be a bit shorter than it was in 2009, but other than that, he expects it to be similar.Im hoping its a great turnout, he said. I know last time it was. I know people are excited from the people Ive talked to, soo its pretty special to be bringing it all the way through here and down to the rink. Cheap Greg McKegg Jersey. . Its really nice and Im expecting it to be a lot of fun.The parade kicks off at 10:30 a.m., but locals begin to camp out as early as 6 a.m. to get a glimpse of their hometown boy with the Stanley Cup.The Penguins defeated the San Jose Sharks in six games to hoist hockeys sacred chalice on June 12. It was the second title for Crosby and his third trip (2008) to the finals.You appreciate it more, Crosby said. Having gone seasons where you fall up short, and there are high expectations, this year is kind of different season, the way it went -- a story of two teams, really. Having gone through those things in the past, I probably appreciate it more.Along with running his hockey camp, preparing for a two-day celebration, Crosby also said he started working out again in preparation for the 2016-17 season this week.Its a pretty short summer, and thats the challenge for going deep into the playoffs, Crosby said. Youve got to find a way to manage the work and rest at the same time. With the World Cup being right around the corner, itll be a busy summer, but I feel like a big part of why I come home is you get that feel of being relaxed even though youre training and youre around friends and family, you get away from things a little bit, and thats definitely important.As far as a return trip to the Stanley Cup finals in 2017, Crosby hopes thats the case, but he also understands how difficult it is to reach that point of the season, let alone win back-to-back championships. In fact, the Detroit Red Wings were the last team to accomplish the feat in 1996-97 and 1997-98.Yeah, Id love to be back, he said. Its not too easy. You dont see too many teams do it. We were able to [return in back-to-back seasons] in 08-09 and its really a tough road, especially when youre talking about World Cup right around the corner and a lot of hockey to be played. 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Shaken from his sleep, Maíra Liguoris father had barely opened his eyes as she shouted for him to get out of bed. Todd Gurley II Jersey . It was Christmas morning in Atibaia, Brazil, and an 8-year-old Liguori had beaten Santa Claus to the drop-off.Stuffed between a wall and a sofa in the living room was a bicycle was in a big cardboard box.The sun was only just started shining through the curtains, but she wanted to ride it. Her father, Matheus, rose from his slumber and assembled the bike for Liguori, planting the seeds for what would become a lifelong passion.That bicycle was my first love, Liguori says. People would joke that I was head, shoulders, knees and pedals.Liguori, now the director for Think Olga, a Brazilian NGO aimed at challenging gender stereotypes and empowering women through information, rode her bicycle everywhere as a girl.As she grew older, the sense of fun and freedom that riding symbolized in her life was buried under the pressures of being a teenager. Being drenched in sweat after an afternoon of bicycling with the boys was no longer normal.She moved away to study at the Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo, where she earned a bachelors degree in journalism in 2002. The city of 11 million people was less conducive to cycling, and by then Liguori was struggling with body image issues and insomnia. The advertisements in the streets and the trainers in her gym told her getting fit would help her feel beautiful and strong and that it would make her doubts about her body disappear.Through endless yoga and spin classes, swimming and running, the uneasiness in the pit of Liguoris stomach remained. The treadmills and yoga mats became instruments of an oppressive environment. But Liguori wasnt working out to find a boyfriend or fit into a bikini. She just longed for the peace she felt as a little girl racing down streets on her yellow bike.Sport is too big to only be about fitness and beauty, Liguori says. I exercise because I love my body, not because I hate it -- not because it is a problem that needs fixing.At the age of 27, Liguori and her husband, Ricardo Kenski, moved away to Barcelona, Spain, where she worked in marketing research while finishing a masters degrees in business communications and anthropology.One day, she was on her way to the university but didnt have money for the subway, so she decided to rent a public bike on the street. As soon as she pedaled off and felt the wind hit her face, the memories came flooding back. She rushed home that night and told her husband: I will never stop riding again.At Think Olga, we always say we work with a burning passion inside of us, says Juliana de Faria, founder and one of Liguoris closest friends. Maíra embodies that passion perfectly.***In August, Liguori received confirmation that she would become the fifth Brazilian woman to participate in the U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP). With the aim of growing the impact of her work with Olga Esporte Club, Liguori was partnered with Julie Eddleman, global client partner at Google.Eddleman previously mentored three Brazilian women in the program and has a long resume of accomplishments as a former marketing director and mentor at Proctor & Gamble. Its been her mission to help Liguori condense her ideas and create a long-term strategy that will make Olga Esporte Club, which is the sports branch of Think Olga, financially and programmatically sustainable.You hear these legends about Brazilians having this incredible passion and this zest for life, and its been absolutely true with all of my mentees, Eddleman says. Im here to offer a little inspiration, a lot of connection and a way for them to take those steps toward a long-term, strategic vision.Thanks to her mentor, Liguori has met with leaders at both P&G and Google, as well as innovative thinkers such as David Knox, chief marketing officer of the digital innovation firm Rockfish, and Kash Shaikh, chief executive officer of Besomebody, a mobile app that connects people with similar passions, which earned Shaikh a spot on the popular ABC television show Shark Tank.Liguori calls the GSMP one of the deepest experiences of her life and knows it will lead her forward in spreading the idea of sport for empowerment and social change across Brazil.Before I was living my life trying to make things happen, Liguori says. Now I am changing my life to come to the U.S., meet new women, engage in something I never wouldve dreamed of before, in order to make my dreams with Olga Esporte Clube come to life.Her husband, one of her biggest supporters, is a witness to the impact the program has made in Liguoris life. The two have been together for three World Cups and one Olympics, he says. Fourteen years, if youre counting.A producer for HBO Latin America, Kenski realizes the importance of his wifes work as he deals with questions from others during her time in the U.S.Sometimes even the women at work try to provoke me with questions about feminism, Kenski says. Its bizarre. Men will say to me, How are you changing (their 15-month old son) Toms diapers? Its not a radical thing to change diapers, man.Ultimately for Liguori it comes down to that basic element: awareness. 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