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Eamon Dunphy on why he believes VAR has to be used in football

Eamon Dunphy has backed the use of video replays in top level football matches, despite the confusion that reigned in Saturday's FA Cup fourth round clash between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anifeld. Limited Youth Cornelius Lucas Olive Jersey: NFL Nike Detroit Lions #77 2017 Salute to ServiceWest Brom had a goal disallowed and Liverpool had a penalty awarded to them on an night when VAR was given a less than glowing report by some observers (even though all the decisions were right in the final analysis), yet Dunphy has told RTÉ's Game On that the sport Patrick Kerney Jersey is right to persist with video replays for officials. Women's Limited Michael Pierce Purple Jersey: Vapor Untouchable Home #97 NFL Baltimore Ravens NikeHe is even calling for more use of the VAR system, even though he admits there are problems that need to be ironed out. "I'm totally for it without reservation," stated Dunphy. "When you start anything new like this there are bound to be teething problems, and the referee himself and his officials might not know the protocol precisely. "The one I would say is that a not of the problems of the three or four-minute (wait) would be alleviated if the fans in the stadium could see what was going on and what the issues were. That is a flaw, but that's easily fixed. "The guy (Jake Livermore) who fouled (Mo Salah for the penalty) was cheating. We've got to stop cheating; it's a cancer in the game."This is why this technology is so important. There are things assistants and referees cannot see that are happening. "What's destroying the game is bad decision making because of either cheating, gamesmanship, the game is too quick or the referees aren't good enough." Dunphy believes big screens need to be installed in all ground where games using the VAR system will be used Manu Ginobili Youth jersey so that supporters can follow the decision making process, but he insisted the technology should be embraced. "There will be diehards like Alan Shearer and a few others that don't want it, they say it will slow the game down," he added."We need it and we need more of it. If you get the right result that's the most important thing and Markus Golden Jersey it won't slow the game down once people learn how to use it more efficiently. "Saturday night was the first go at Anfield. There are lessons to be Womens Eddie Jackson Jersey learned from the problems we've had introducing it but it's essential that the right result and justice happens on the football pitch." basketball jerseys custom cheap jerseys nfl nba jerseys cheap wholesale nfl jerseys china nhl jerseys wholesalewholesale jerseys cheap wholesale jerseys from china cheap nfl jerseys from china

Former Lions WR Titus Young opens up about mental health

Former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young opened up to the Los Angeles Times by sharing parts of a 141-page diary about his struggles, which were chronicled Brad Hunt Jersey in a story published Monday. Youth Tony Sanchez Replica Grey Majestic Jersey: MLB Atlanta Braves #15 Road Cool BaseYoung has been incarcerated at the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco, California, since his April 2017 sentencing after a 2016 fight -- the last in a string of legal incidents that led him to prison. Before that sentencing, he began to write in a diary, one the Times said he hopes to turn into a book. Young could be paroled in March, the Times reported. “I have made so many mistakes I have become a little ashamed of being Titus Young,” Young, according to the Times. “A lot of the Sean Mannion Jersey stuff I have done was out of my control during the time. ... I was hearing voices. “Hearing voices is no joke, it’s actually very scary. I feel like someone is trying to kill me.” According to the Times, Young wrote in his diary about football, mental illness and trying to become a better father for his son. He has been in and out of trouble with the law since 2013, months after he was released by the Detroit Lions after two seasons with the franchise. While with the Lions, Young got into a fight with then-teammate Louis Al Jefferson Jersey Delmas and was suspended more than once for behavioral issues on the field. In 2013, Young’s father, Richard, told the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press that his son changed after a possible concussion in 2011, his first year with the Lions, and that he was on the medication Seroquel. The drug is sometimes used to treat bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.In his diary, Young wrote about the diagnosis. “Having bipolar has pretty much torn down my life,” Young wrote. “It’s been four years of fighting so many different behaviors. When I was first diagnosed, I didn’t want to believe it because I felt my life was too perfect to have bipolar. Football players don’t take medicine. I’m macho. Put me back on the field. But, no, that’s really not what I needed.” According to the Times, when Young was ordered to undergo inpatient treatment at the Crosby Center outside San Diego after another incident, both a psychologist at the center and the center’s director said Young was misdiagnosed and was actually suffering from symptoms of CTE. Young also wrote that he’s not sure what caused his mental illness. “My fight or flight in my brain was off and that could be due to head trauma suffered while playing football,” Young wrote. “All I know now is I’m back to normal and I take good medication and I’m not ashamed of it either.

Nabong, Grey shine in GlobalPort's rout of Meralco

Kelly Nabong and Jonathan Grey led the way for GlobalPort on Sunday, as the Batang Pier demolished the Meralco Bolts, 107-88, in the 2017-18 PBA Philippine Cup at the Araneta Coliseum. Nike Women's Jaron Brown Elite Red Home Jersey - Arizona Cardinals NFL #13 Vapor UntouchablePlaying against his former team, Womens Roy Halladay JerseyNabong went to work immediately, and had 12 points and nine rebounds at the half. The bruising big man finished with 17 points on Vincent Jackson Jersey 6-of-11 shooting, while adding 17 rebounds and three blocks. Nike Marcus Mariota Youth Black/Gold Limited Jersey: #8 NFL Tennessee Titans Salute To ServiceGrey – another former Meralco player who was acquired by GlobalPort in a four-team trade in May 2017 – also had a field day against the Bolts. The sophomore guard exploded for 24 points, 13 of which came in an explosive third quarter. Nevertheless, GlobalPort coach Pido Jarencio stressed that it was their work on the defensive end that led to the big win."I think 'yung defense namin ang nag-work in this game," said Jarencio after his team limited the Bolts to only 37.1% shooting from the field. "First, second, and third quarter, grabe ang depensa (namin)." The Batang Pier set the tone right from the opening period, when they made seven of their nine attempts from beyond the arc in the first quarter to seize a 29-16 Brayden Schenn Jersey advantage. Meralco's second unit gave their team some life in the second frame, and they trailed by just 11 points, 48-37, at break. The Bolts simply had no answer for Grey in the third quarter, however. The former De La Salle-College of St. Benilde standout unleashed his entire arsenal against Meralco, scoring on a triple, slashing to the basket for difficult lay-ups, and drawing fouls. The GlobalPort starters then finished the job in the fourth frame, with Stanley Pringle and Sean Anthony conspiring to give the Batang Pier their biggest lead, 94-65, with 7:19 left to play in the game. "Gusto naming ma-sustain 'yung power. Kasi, 'yung second group ang nag-deliver, kaya lumaki ang lamang. Siyempre, finishing kick na 'yan, kailangan andiyan ang first group mo," said Jarencio.Anthony had 18 points, while Pringle also scored 17 points for GlobalPort. The Batang Pier made 12 of their 30 three-pointers, and 17-of-21 free throws in the lopsided win. Chris Newsome had 17 points for Meralco, but 11 of them came in the fourth quarter when the game was already out of reach. Al Woods Authentic Jersey Reynel Hugnatan also had 17 points, but he needed 20 shots to get there. The Bolts were hammered on the boards, 67-46. With the victory, GlobalPort got back on the winning track after losing to San Miguel in their previous assignment. The Batang Pier improved to 3-3, tied with three other teams at the fourth to seventh spots in the league standings. cheap jerseys usa nfl jerseys china mlb jerseys china wholesale jerseys free shipping mlb jerseys cheapnba jerseys wholesale baseball jerseys custom

England beat Australia in thrilling first ODI

It seemed as if England would rue three dropped catches but Curran's spirited spell of fast, accurate bowling ensured a 19th win in their last 22 matches.They now turn their attentions to a Twenty20 tri-series with Australia and New Zealand, beginning next month. Men's Adidas Memphis Grizzlies #3 Shareef Abdur-Rahim Swingman White Home NBA JerseyAustralia seamer Andrew Tye's 5-46 caught the eye at the IPL auction, where he was purchased for $1.1m (£780,000) during the interval in Perth. Women's Nike Chicago Bears #38 Adrian Amos White Vapor Untouchable Limited Player NFL JerseyThe general consensus was that England's total was not enough and although Curran dismissed David Warner with a devastating yorker the fourth over, Stoinis soon displayed more clean hitting to reach fifty for the third time in the series. Steve Smith again looked strangely out of form and having narrowly been adjudged not out stumped on nought, he departed for a painstaking 12.The captain plundered 687 runs in the emphatic Australian Ashes victory but has scored only 102 runs in his five innings in the one-day matches, falling to spin on four Authentic Orlando Pace Jersey occasions. Stoinis looked to have put Australia in the ascendency at 189-4 when he lofted an Adil Rashid full toss to long on, where Curran took an excellent low diving catch.Curran claimed the important wicket of Glenn Maxwell lbw with a superb inswinger overturned on review, and ousted Starc two balls later. Tim Paine was Womens Vincent Valentine Jerseydropped by Alex Hales and Australia added 33 for the ninth wicket before Curran returned to expose their batting frailties in the limited overs game with further stunning yorkers, removing Adam Zampa and Paine in consecutive overs. It was an impressive start from England having again been asked to bat, with no detrimental effect apparent from having been reduced to 8-5 in the previous match.The hard-hitting Roy dominated both the strike and the bowling with six fours and a Devin Funchess Jersey six in the first five overs to reach 37 when opening partner Jonny Bairstow had made only two. Roy, reprieved when caught behind off a Mitchell Starc no-ball on 20, was deceived by Tye and lofted a catch to mid-on, but Bairstow maintained the fluency and struck Glenn Maxwell for six to bring up the 100 in the 17th over. But wickets began to fall frequently and Jos Buttler, who hit a swashbuckling century in Sydney a week ago, struck one majestic six down the ground before he was another to mis-time an attack on the fast medium Tye and fall at long-on. It needed another innings of assurance from Root, his 18th of the tour and his 26th ODI fifty, to guide England past 200 but he was ninth out, again caught on the boundary off Tye.In only his fourth ODI, the Australian seamer added the final wicket of Jake Ball in the same over. wholesale jerseys cheap cheap jerseys 90 wholesale jerseys usa nba jerseys wholesale wholesale nhl jerseys mlb jerseys cheap

How All Ireland winner Conor Ryan's life was turned upside down

As 2013 dawned, Conor Ryan Brandon Williams Jersey wrote down some goals in his diary. Fresh from winning an All-Ireland under 21 final, his main ambition was to establish himself in the Clare senior panel. He was obsessed with the game, and with being the best that he could be. Men's Nike Atlanta Falcons #64 Sean Harlow Black Alternate Vapor Untouchable Limited Player NFL JerseyHe was lucky to grow up in the parish of Cratloe, a place where sport was encouraged in school and where a thriving club made sure young players were coached and nurtured by people who had their best interests at heart. Ryan was a late bloomer but he was always enthusiastic and dedicated. He was also a fast learner and when he went to the University of Limerick and was exposed to the lifestyle that inter-county players adopt, he realised that if he wanted to make it into a senior set-up, he too must prepare meticulously. He saw first hand how friends like Seán Collins, Liam Markham and Conor McGrath were making serious strides and he wanted to be like them. That meant following a strength and conditioning programme, keeping a food diary, recovering and consistently practising his skills.Clare - with Davy Fitzgerald at the helm - had a great set-up. It was extremely professional and the 21-year-old thrived. "I was a sponge, I took everything so seriously," says Ryan. "I would never say too seriously because of what we achieved, but I did everything to the letter of the law. I played most of the league games but in the relegation game against Cork I was whipped after 20 minutes and for just a second I thought I'd blown my chance, but I kept my head down and my goal of making the championship panel in my head. "On the Tuesday night before the Authentic Lance Alworth Jersey Waterford game, Fitzy came to me and said, 'I'm going to name you midfield but I won't start you', and I thought, 'Ok, that's great, I'm on the panel'." Ryan didn't get on that day but his championship debut came a couple of games later against Wexford when Clare needed extra-time to progress in Thurles. It was the game that really launched their attack on the All-Ireland title and for Ryan it was special as it was his first taste of high-level, intense hurling. The win secured Clare a spot in the last eight against Galway and it also led to Ryan cementing his place on the team."About 10 days before the Galway game, Fitzy rang me. He said we are thinking of doing something different, going with a sweeper, but we want you to be a centre-back. I didn't think Authentic Keith Smith Jersey too much of it and on the Friday we had an A versus B game and I was in. I was delighted, and then the following Tuesday he told me I was starting. I rang my dad first to tell him I was starting in a championship game and then I quickly realised this was an All-Ireland quarter-final against Galway and I had to get focused." Clare scored a comprehensive victory and Ryan excelled in the role. He was the linchpin in the backs for the rest of that memorable championship. He had all the attributes needed to be a classic centre-back: power, pace, drive and an ability to read the game. He was 22 and had the hurling world at his feet.

Predicting 2018 NFL free agency's biggest spenders

Having the resources to spend in free agency doesn't mean an NFL team will be active on the open market or in retaining its own players -- but it does mean the door is open. So who will be the biggest spenders this offseason? Women's Replica Majestic Kevin Gausman Grey Road Jersey - #39 MLB Baltimore Orioles Cool BaseBefore we run down our list of the top five teams primed to spend big, and the five least likely to open their wallets, here are a few things to keep in mind:The NFL has not yet established its salary cap for the 2018 league year, which means that no records of cap space are official. A projected cap Guy Lafleur Youth jersey of $178 million will be used for this exercise. Men's Replica Majestic Miguel Montero Scarlet Alternate Jersey - #47 MLB Toronto Blue Jays Cool BaseTeams Jimmy Garoppolo Youth jersey have the right to (and will) roll over cap space from one season to the next. So, for example, if a team had $10 million remaining Justin Britt Youth jersey on its 2017 cap and elected to roll all of it over, its adjusted cap space for 2018 would be $188 million. Cap space can change rapidly. With one or several moves, teams can dramatically slash or increase payroll. The numbers below are snapshots of their current situations. Free-agent activity also will be dictated by the players who are actually available. Some of the top projected free agents, such as Kirk Cousins and Le'Veon Bell, are still candidates to be franchise-tagged. Factoring in rollover cap space,the Browns are expected to have north of $100 million to spend in free agency with only one unrestricted free agent of note: running back Isaiah Crowell.Of the good players on the current roster,many are already under contract long term,meaning the Browns can focus on the open market instead of in-house extensions. When new Browns general manager John Dorsey took over the Chiefs in 2013 with an incredibly healthy cap situation, he immediately traded for quarterback Alex Smith, extended wide receiver Dwayne Bowe for five years and $56 million,then signed cornerback Sean Smith (three years,$18 million),wide receiver Donnie Avery (three years,$8.55 million)and others in free agency. Expect Dorsey to be aggressive again to accelerate Gump Worsley Youth jersey the rebuild in Cleveland.Things change quickly in the NFL. It can be only a matter of weeks between a player starring in the postseason and unexpectedly hitting the market as a free agent. This time last year, Chris Long and LeGarrette Blount were Patriots. Nobody figured James Harrison would ever leave the Steelers. Nick Foles was a backup for the Chiefs. Here we are.So as we head toward this year's Super Bowl, it's important to remember that they and dozens of other players who suited up for teams in last season's playoffs have changed squads. Likewise, there are plenty of guys who played meaningful roles for teams in this year's postseason who will be wearing new colors during the 2018 season. Others will be done with football altogether.

Joe Brolly looking forward to a 'reprogramming'

Joe Brolly believes the blanket defence has been proven to be futile in the pursuit of glory and hopes that the process of 'reprogramming' teams will begin this weekend when the National League begins. Men's Goran Dragic Authentic Red Adidas Jersey: NBA Miami Heat #7 2016-2017 Christmas DayThe 1993 All-Ireland winner and Sunday Independent columnist told's GAA podcast 'The Throw-In', created in association with Allianz, that the recent successes of Dublin, Mayo and Slaughtneil in debunking the myth that blanket defences are needed for a team to thrive cause a shift in thinking in gaelic football. The Derry side's incredible exploits in the Ulster club scene in recent years, Dublin's demolition of Tyrone in last year's All-Ireland semi-final and Mayo's tag as the Dubs' most dangerous rival bear that out Damian McErlain has taken charge of the Oak Leaf team and Brolly believes the new Derry boss will Craig Robertson Authentic Jersey abandon the tactic of getting 14-men behind the ball. Asked which team he was most looking forward to seeing in the national League, Brolly said: "I'm going up to Celtic Cortez Kennedy Jersey Park on Sunday to see Derry and because, for the first time in a long time, we've got a manager that isn't a carpet bagger. "He's a Derry man, he's been heavily immersed in his own club. He has only ever taken underage teams in his own club and then the Derry minors. So we're optimistic that we're going to see the start of a reprogramming process because we've been involved in that abysmal blanket defending for six years. "The spectacle has deteriorated and what we really want to see now is a bit of football being played. "The big hope for gaelic football followers and I think a message that is starting to spread now is that surely coaches must now be seeing that the way to play gaelic football is to push up man-to-man, to pressurise any blanket defences, to hem them in and not let them out and I think what Dublin did last year was the perfect illustration of the fact that if a team plays with confidence and pushes up and man-marks the sweepers then the opponent becomes hemmed in and the result becomes inevitable. "The hope would be, for people who have been evangelising for gaelic football which is more or less everybody except the vested interests and the paid coaches, that this will be the turning point. "You look at Slughtneil. They have been religiously man-to-man and they've won Dan Hamhuis Authentic Jersey three Ulster club titles out of the last four during a period when almost every team is going with blanket defences and dropping back behind the 45.

Batting is difficult but back ourselves to chase 270

outh Africa's Hashim Amla says they could chase down 270 in the final innings of the third and final Test against India, but they will need some luck on a wicket that has considerable pace, bounce and lateral movement. 2014 World Cup USA John Brooks Replica Red Away Youth Nike Soccer #6 Jersey Amla led the way for South Africa with 61 in their first innings score of 194 at the Wanderers, but India have an overall lead of 42 with nine wickets remaining in their second innings and seem to have seized control of the game after day two. Men's Joc Pederson Replica White Home Jersey: Majestic MLB #31 Los Angeles Dodgers Cool Base"It's quite difficult, there are a few cracks in good areas and once the ball lands there it is shooting up quite alarmingly. You have to get in line and take it on," Amla told SuperSport after Thursday's play.How Bumrah resisted temptation to get carried away on green Wanderers pitch "If you are not in line with the ball you might glove it. There is a lot Authentic Nathan Peterman Jersey in it for the seamers, you almost feel like you can get out any Brandon Williams Jersey ball." Amla Jaron Brown Womens Jersey tried to nullify the prodigious seam movement from the Indian bowlers by shuffling across to outside off-stump, an attempt to get in line with the ball to ensure that if he missed it, he could take a blow to the body rather than edge to the slip cordon. "Before I went out to bat I had the idea that I would try and get into the channel and play as straight as possible," Amla said. "It's just about trying to hit it. If you miss it, so be it, but on a wicket like this you have to have a plan and some days those plans work out. "AB (De Villiers) joked with me when he walked out (to bat) and said, "that's like scoring 150", but I wish it was! You have to grind it out and get whatever runs you can. The element of fortune is quite big in situations like this." Neither team has managed to top 200 in the Test yet, but Amla believes his side could chase down more than that in the fourth innings. "I think about 250...even if it gets to 270," he said when asked what target South Africa could manage. "You don't know how the wicket is going to play, it hasn't got significantly worse over the last two days. "If Cedric Thornton Jersey it gets to 250, as a batting unit you always feel like you have a chance."South Africa have an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series, but are seeking a first ever clean-sweep over India. cheap jerseys paypal wholesale nfl jerseys supply discount jerseys nike nfl jerseys size chart wholesale jerseys free shipping wholesale nfl jerseys china nba basketball jerseys

Mary Keitany eyes Paula Radcliffe's world record

The record of two hours, 15 minutes and 25 seconds has stood for 15 years.Athletics' world governing body recognises two world records - mixed-gender and women-only - and last year Keitany broke Radcliffe's 'women-only' world best in a time of 2:17:01. Khairi Fortt Women's Limited White/Pink Jersey: Nike NFL New Orleans Saints Rush Fashion #54Keitany, 36, hopes "form, health and the weather" remain kind on the day.Bekele to face Farah & Kipchoge in men's race."I know the record was set by Paula Radcliffe on this course in 2003 and that she is a very popular person in Great Britain," added the three-time London Marathon champion. Men's Adidas Denver Nuggets #35 Kenneth Faried Authentic White Home NBA Jersey"But I really hope the London crowds get behind my challenge and can help drive me on to achieve something incredible."By having male pacemakers, I will be able to have the support throughout the race."The race will take place on on Sunday, 22 April. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) recognises two world records in the women's event. A 'mixed-gender' record, set by a female athlete using male pacemakers, and since January 2012 the record for the best time achieved in a 'women-only' race. During her win in 2017, Keitany passed the half-way point more than a minute faster than Radcliffe's Antoine Vermette Jersey 2003 pace, but fell away soon after."The marathon world record is something I have been working towards for several years and I feel I am now in the position where I can really attack the time of 2:15:25," she added."At last year's London Marathon, I was feeling good but it was hard to run nearly half the race on my own." Bekele is a triple Olympic champion on the track and was second Mike Gartner Womens Jersey behind Kenyan Daniel Wanjiru in last year's race."I am thrilled to be returning to London for the third year in a row Fabian Moreau Jerseyand would love to go one better than last year and win the race," said Bekele. "Once again Alex Cobb Jersey London has brought the best distance runners in the world together so know it will not be easy."Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge, the reigning Olympic marathon champion, who won the event in 2015 and 2016, will also be competing in London. Bekele, Farah and Kipchoge have won a combined eight Olympic gold medals and 12 World Championship gold medals between them."This is a mouth-watering prospect," said event director Hugh Brasher."Sir Mo, Eliud and Kenenisa could all put forward a persuasive case for being the greatest of all time and now they meet for the first time over the marathon distance." hockey jerseys cheap wholesale jerseys nfl wholesale nfl jerseys basketball jerseys cheap discount nfl jerseyswholesale jerseys from china jerseys from china nfl jerseys paypal

Kyle Edmund on 'great opportunity' to reach final

Kyle Edmund will try to extend his Goran Dragic Womens Jersey remarkable Australian Open run and reach a first Grand Slam final when he takes on Marin Cilic on Thursday.The 23-year-old Briton, ranked 49th, plays sixth seed Cilic in the Melbourne night session at 08:30 GMT. Youth Nike Detroit Lions #87 Darren Fells Limited Olive 2017 Salute to Service NFL JerseyEdmund is only the sixth British man to play in a major singles semi-final since tennis went professional in 1968.There will Womens Travis Kelce Jersey be live text and radio commentary available on BBC Sport from 08:00."There's no reason why I can't go out there and put a good level on the court, enjoy the occasion again," said Edmund. Men's Nike Chicago Bears #89 Mike Ditka Elite Green Salute to Service NFL Jersey"A semis of a Grand Slam, it's a great feeling. I'll just try to take it in my stride as best as I can."Edmund joins fellow Britons Andy Murray, Tim Henman, Greg Rusedski, John Lloyd and Roger Taylor as a Grand Slam semi-finalist. He received a congratulatory message from Murray after his quarter-final, while Henman was supporting from courtside in Melbourne.Edmund has been video messaging his family in Yorkshire every day, and relatives in South Cyrus Jones Authentic Jersey Africa - where he was born - have been in Enos Slaughter Womens Jersey regular contact. His parents Steven and Denise, and sister Kelly, will not be in Melbourne for the semi-final but could fly out should Edmund reach the final."It's obviously been a lot more attention that I usually get, just loads more texts and messages on social media," said Edmund. "The reaction has been amazing."After relying on Murray for success at the top level of the game for so many years, British tennis finally has another male player in contention."I'm absolutely thrilled for him," said Great Britain Davis Cup captain Leon Smith. "We have known him for such a long time, since he was 12, 13 years old. He's a great lad, a very balanced individual."Edmund came into the tournament unseeded, without an ATP final appearance to his name, and never having been past the fourth round of a Grand Slam. However, there are only four players younger than Edmund above him in the rankings and his powerful game meant he was a growing threat.The difference in Melbourne has been stringing together five performances over the best-of-five format, starting with a career-best win against 11th seed Kevin Anderson in round one. Edmund then saw off world number 60 Denis Istomin before a gruelling five-set win in 40C heat against Nikoloz Basilashvili, a comeback win over experienced Italian Andreas Seppi, and a stunning four-set defeat of third seed Grigor Dimitrov.,103805

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