Pablo Sandoval became the fourth player in history to hit three homers in a single game of the World Series. After five innings, the Giants lead 6-0 on the Tigers. Note that this meeting can be found on RDS. Babe Ruth, Reggie Jackson and Albert Pujols had previously achieved the feat. Unexpectedly, the output of Justin Verlander proved disastrous as he gave five points the San Francisco Giants in four innings of work.
Upon first inning, Justin Verlander escaped a bullet to taste Sandoval was shipped from the other side of the fence. He thus became the first player to Giants hit a long ball in his career against the Tigers right-hander. Then Kung Fu Panda is returned to the charge with a two-run homer in the third, to the opposite field. Sandoval The third circuit has occurred while it was right-handed reliever Al Alburquerque, who was on the mound. Read more »
VALENCIA, Spain – Before Nicolas Almagro sends the former world No. 1 Juan Carlos Ferrero retired Tuesday in a match of the first round of the Valencia Open, favorite David Ferrer struggled before a tough Olivier Rochus before to win 7-5, 7-5. Rochus saved five break points before succumbing to Ferrer in service during the 10th part of the second inning. The Spaniard ranked fifth in the world then 42 errors despite clinging unprovoked, letting out a long sigh of relief after the victory gained in two hours and 13 minutes.
Almagro dropped on Ferrero 7-5, 6 -3 in a match between Spanish compatriots who came to crown the 13-year career of Ferrero, during which it was ranked first worldwide in 2001. He has won 16 titles, including the International France in 2003. Almagro repeated successes not only help its chances of reaching the finals of the World Tour, but also to maintain its position as a singles player with Spain for the Davis Cup final which will be held next month against the Czech Republic. The American Sam Querrey defeated Feliciano Lopez 6-3, 7-6 (4) to reduce the chances of the latter to dislodge Almagro Spanish team of Davis Cup. Alexandr Dolgopolov and Jurgen Melzer also won their first round match. Read more »
The Association of NHL players asked to meet with the leaders of the circuit this week, ideally Wednesday, a query that does not seem to have found a receptive ear among its recipients. “They suggested they were ready to meet us, but they also told us they were not interested in the proposal that we made last Tuesday and they were not ready to make a cons-offer.
Not sure why we would meet, “merely replicating right arms Gary Bettman, Bill Daly, and late Tuesday evening. A committee of players must still go to New York hoping to discuss with officials negotiations. NHLPA held a conference call with members and the negotiating committee in the late afternoon to take stock of the state of negotiations. “We hope to have an answer very soon,” said spokesman Jonathan Weatherdon NHLPA. Read more »
October 23rd, 2012 Athletes News
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Leo Messi is now a world star, surely the best player in the world and, almost certainly, the best in the history of Barcelona. In 2000, however, was an anonymous player from the ranks of Newell’s Old Boys, a team of Rosario, one of the largest cities of Argentina. The naivety of a child but also with the prudence of a mind well furnished, in an interview with the newspaper La Capital de Rosario. This is a transcript of the interview, now collected by Canchallena, which insisted on his passion for Newell’s.
An idol: Two, my dad and my godfather Jorge Claudio.
A technician: All I had, because of all things I learned.
A trainer: Physical Pablo Sanchez. Read more »
October 23rd, 2012 Basketball
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No doubt Blake Griffin is one of the media players in the NBA. For some, it is one of the most important players in the league, one of the most spectacular and a real physical marvel. For others, it is a simple player highlights a mountebank with very basic concepts of basketball.
Anyway, Blake Griffin knows that to become the best, or one of the best in the NBA, should improve and become a more complete player. Read more »
The technical standards of the 2013, containing only a pair of updates after several meetings of the technical working group have recently been published. The first is to eliminate the ugly snouts staggered, and the second to prohibit secondary uses of DRS. These changes only affect the development of cars for next season, already are on track, but the first will change the appearance.
Until this season the sides of the cockpit the pilot had to have a minimum height of 550 mm, while the tip of the nose could be 625 mm in height. Obviously the danger was evident in case of an accident side, allowing the nose of a car passing over the side of a cabin and hit the pilot. Read more »
The waterspout fall in Sepang for the Malaysian Grand Prix has brought tail, although not referring to the controversy over whom to or not for a career. Nor is referring not to follow Maverick Vinales his ground, or the fall of Marc Marquez.
We want to see the best, Sandro Cortese championship or the positive side of a wet race. That is none other than a photograph nunc more spectacular than a. Proof of this, the Valentino Rossi on these lines. After the jump you will find nearly two hundred photos of the Malaysian GP that we hope will be of your liking, accompanied by declarations of the protagonists. Read more »
October 23rd, 2012 Injury
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The pilot Ben Spies is not the luckiest man in this 2012 season, the truth is that the Yamaha is experiencing a difficult situation this year, not only this final part of the MotoGP World Championship, but from the beginning has been complications, falls, faults and many more things that have caused the results are not expected for a man of his talent, the latter has been on the Sepang circuit.
After the fall Spies was transferred to the medical center, where he performed the relevant evidence and discarded injury if he had pain from the blow, but nothing more important, as reflected in the press release from Yamaha, So they took for granted their participation in the Grand Prix of Australia, but today we have news, apparently the 11 if you are injured and will not be at Phillip Island. Read more »
INCHEON, South Korea – Suzann Pettersen won the Championship after defeating HanaBank Catriona Matthew by wedging a birdie on the third playoff hole Sunday, and enjoying his ninth career title on the LPGA Tour. Pettersen, who led by seven strokes ahead of Matthew at the dawn of the final round, carded a 74 (plus-2) en route to a cumulative score of less than 11 on-course Ocean Golf Club Sky 72. Matthew, who is under 43, has played 67.
Pettersen, a Norwegian who had also won the tournament in 2007, had built a lead of five strokes ahead of South Korea’s So Yeon Ryu after three rounds. She had started the tournament by making a course record (63) on Friday, and was followed with a round of 68 tomorrow. Matthew, a Scot, had a two-stroke cushion after Pettersen had committed a double-bogey on the 12th, a par-3. Pettersen has rebounded with a birdie on the 14th and Matthew has committed a bogey on the 16th, forcing both players to be on an equal footing at least-11. Read more »
MONTREAL-At the age of 20, the future seemed mapped out Rebecca Marino. Player of the year 2011 in Canada, the British Columbian was even allowed a foray to 38th in the world after, including participation in the third round at Roland Garros. , but after a quick exit at the Australian Open in January, Marino decided to leave his place in the Fed Cup for “family reasons”, before announcing in March that due to mental and physical exhaustion, she left momentarily professional tennis. Following seven months outside the courts, the young woman has now regained balance and most importantly, the desire to play.
Everything has changed in the past seven months out of the courts, starting with the tournament: I left those WTA to find me in the ITF launched Marino Monday during a teleconference. Especially But it allowed me to take a step back to see my life outside the courts of another eye. “To have friends who have other areas of interest that tennis has helped me keep my feet on the ground, to keep me close to my roots. Like to make simple things: spending time with my family or with my dogs, going for a coffee with a friend, that kind of stuff.” Read more »