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INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts have spent the past few weeks talking about the need to finish strong. Harry Giles Duke Jersey .Its time to deliver on their promise.After Indys first winning streak of the season ended last Thursday, the Colts had some extra time to ponder the playoff possibilities and the only plausible fix to make it -- winning games.Its December, its playoff time for us -- and for everyone else, safety Mike Adams said Wednesday.With five games left, the Colts (5-6) are one game behind division-leader Houston and one-half game behind second-place Tennessee.Indy still hosts the Texans (6-5) on Dec. 11, and owns the head-to-head tiebreaker with the Titans (6-6) because of another sweep in the season series.The good news is Indys once formidable-looking finishing flurry has softened significantly.The Colts open December with a trip to the New York Jets (3-8), losers of three straight and seven of nine. Then Houston returns to Indy, where it ended a 13-game losing streak last season.That is followed by back-to-back trips to Minnesota, which is 1-5 since starting 5-0, and AFC West-leading Oakland (9-2) before ending the regular season at home against last-place Jacksonville.Given what Houston and Tennessee have left on their schedules and the potential tiebreaker scenarios, three or more wins could put Indianapolis squarely in the mix for a third AFC South crown in four years.Lose two or more, and the odds shrink significantly.The truth is the Colts have only themselves to blame for this predicament. They have lost three home games for the second time in Andrew Lucks five-year career, blew a lead in the final minute against Detroit, lost in overtime at Houston and even lost to the two-win Jaguars in London.Of course, Indy cant do anything about those past results and looking beyond the Monday night matchup comes with even greater risk.So inside the team complex, the message is simple: Work hard and remain focused.You have to look at it is a one-game season from here on out, tight end Jack Doyle said. We will focus on the Jets.At least the offense could be near full strength against the Jets .On Wednesday, Luck and safety Clayton Geathers completed their first full practices since entering the concussion protocol last week. If they are cleared by an independent neurologist, both should return to action against the Jets.Full practice, no restrictions, felt good, Luck said.Center Ryan Kelly, who left last weeks game on the first series with a left shoulder injury, practiced for the second time this week. Right guard Denzelle Good (neck) and receiver T.Y. Hilton (bruised back) also practiced Wednesday.Defensively, the news is not so encouraging.Outside linebacker Robert Mathis (biceps) and starting cornerbacks Vontae Davis (groin) and Patrick Robinson (groin) have not practiced either day this week.But with such a small margin for error, the Colts cant afford to pay attention to the injury report. They have to start winning.You want to have all your guys out there, and certainly Andrews a guy you want to have on the field, coach Chuck Pagano said.But whatever happens to this team, well deal with it, it doesnt matter. Well respond to whatever the circumstances are. Whatever the adversity is, youve got to deal with it.And somehow, they hope, find a way to piece together a strong stretch run -- right back into the playoffs.Its all right there, Pagano said. Its on us and we cant count on anybody else. So we control what we can control. Thats our preparation and how we play.---For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL Ezekiel Elliott College Jersey . - Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie never doubted he would bring back coach Dennis Allen for a third year despite back-to-back 4-12 records. Wholesale Jerseys Store . Ivanovic was leading 7-5, 1-0 when Hantuchova withdrew after falling 0-40 behind in the second game. The match started slowly for Ivanovic, who surrendered her first two serves as Hantuchova took a 5-3 lead. http://www.cheapnfljerseysmarket.us.com/jersey-33-blue-abdul-jabbar-basketball-bruins-stitched-kareem-ncaa.html . While hell be dialed in to that tournament on a course he loves, you can forgive him if his eyes glance down the calendar just a bit, towards April. CLEVELAND -- Cavs coach Tyronn Lue broke into the NBA and won championships with the Los Angeles Lakers. Now he concedes he is surprised the leagues marquee franchise has struggled luring some of the top free agents the last couple of years.The Lakers arrive at Quicken Loans Arena fresh off their first victory in December after beating the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday to end an eight-game losing skid. It has been a difficult month after a surprising 10-10 start under first-year coach Luke Walton.Meanwhile stars such as LaMarcus Aldridge, Kevin Durant and Kevin Love have all bypassed the chance to sign with the Lakers in free agency the last two years.You would think that they would attract more free agents, but it depends who the free agents are, Lue said. Theres a lot of pressure when you put on that purple and gold. You have to win, and if one great player goes there and he cant carry a franchise, theres a lot of pressure on him. I dont think its because of the franchise or organization I just think its a lot of tradition that follows. For a guy to go there, go by himself and not be able to win, its a lot of pressure.Walton has done his best to keep the Lakers spirits up despite a skid that unraveled what was a promising start. Walton thought the coaches and players began putting too much emphasis on wins and losses rather than growth and seeing improvement. Once he corrected that course Friday morning, the Lakers produced one of their better defensive efforts of the season in beating the Sixers.Guard DAngelo Russell is still working his way back from platelet-rich plasma therapy on his right knee. He has appeared in five games now since the procedure, although Walton still doesnt believe hes all the way back.He still didnt look fully healthy to me, Walton saiid Friday. Reggie Miller College Jersey. He looked great early, but later in the game he looked like he was laboring a little bit. I wouldnt call him 100 percent, but he looked good.Walton is a former Cavs forward who is friendly with Lue because of the Lakers ties the two share. They also share a craps table every July during summer league in Las Vegas.We meet at craps table No. 6 every night at 9 oclock, Lue said. We meet there every night during summer league. Me, him and (Richard Jefferson). But R.J. is terrible, so we keep him away. Hes not serious enough. Me and Luke are pretty serious about it.Lue is also serious about winning and keeping the Cavs fresh for what should be a deep playoff run. He was sharply criticized for leaving LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving at home for what turned out to be a loss at Memphis on Wednesday on the second night of a home-and-home with the Grizzlies. But all three stars will be back on the floor against the Lakers. For Irving, it represents a full week off after he complained of tired legs last Saturday.Of course you dont want to upset the fans and let the fans down, Lue said. You know they want to see LeBron and Kevin and Kyrie play. ... I feel sorry for the fans but my biggest thing is I have to protect our team and make sure our team is okay.The Cavs learned late Friday theyd be without reserve center Chris Birdman Andersen for the rest of the season. Andersen, 38, tore the ACL in his right knee during practice Friday and will need season-ending surgery to repair it. He played sparingly this season, but his loss leaves the Cavs with just three healthy bigs in Love, Tristan Thompson and Channing Frye. 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 Cheap NFL Jerseys ' ' ' 
MINNEAPOLIS -- Police documents say the University of Minnesota wrestling coach refused to turn over the names of student-athletes allegedly involved in the sale and use of the anti-anxiety drug Xanax. David Sharpe Youth Jersey .According to a search warrant affidavit obtained Tuesday by the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, J Robinson told police in April that he had fully taken care of his teams drug problem.Campus police have been conducting a criminal investigation into a team members disputed allegation that Robinson attempted to cover up the widespread sale and use of Xanax by his wrestlers.Police met with Robinson, but he refused to provide names, documents or other information pertinent to the investigation, according to the affidavit. They later executed a search warrant directed at Robinson and the wrestlers allegedly involved with the drug ring. Investigators seized computers, a DVD drive, 15 storage drives and a phone from Robinsons office, according to the warrant.Robinson said that he would provide more detailed information beyond possession and use by his players if we could grant his players immunity, university investigator Aaron Churness wrote.Robinsons attorney, Ryan Kaess, said the coach was trying to help his athletes by denying police access. He also called the alleged Xanax sales ticky-tack violations.I dont believe these kids were drug dealers in the true sense of the word, Kaess said. They were passing them around at parties and sharing in the cost of the drugs.Robinson was placed on paid leave June 1. The university launched its own investigation last month.Attorneys for two wrestlers have asked the university to pause its investigation because of its potential to interfere with the criminal investigation, according to district court documents.Robinson has led the Gophers to three national championships in 30 years. Gareon Conley Jersey .H. -- Matt Kenseth made it 2 for 2 in the Chase, holding off teammate Kyle Busch to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Custom Raiders Jerseys . Most important, perhaps, it went off without a hitch. Organizers poked a little fun at the now-infamous opening ceremony gaffe that saw only four out of five snowflakes open up into rings, leaving the Olympics logo one ring short. http://www.shoptheraidersonline.com/Elite-Derek-Carr-Raiders-Jersey/ . While hell be dialed in to that tournament on a course he loves, you can forgive him if his eyes glance down the calendar just a bit, towards April. New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is keeping his schedule clear for the first week of February.The confident 24 year old has a hunch that he might need to go on a business trip during that time.Were really looking forward to Feb. 5 in Houston, Beckham said to ESPN this week. Thats the goal, obviously. I feel real confident in this team. This defense is a Super Bowl defense. The offense, were working to get better each and every day.All of that could spell bad news for the Chicago Bears this weekend when the teams meet at MetLife Stadium.The Giants (6-3) have won four games in a row -- with each victory coming by single digits -- and are aiming for their first five-game winning streak since 2011. Under first-year coach Ben McAdoo, the team is 4-1 at home and already has matched its six-win total from a season ago.The outlook is not nearly as bright for the reeling Bears (2-7). Chicago has dropped four of its past five games and is 0-5 on the road this season as the team prepares to head east.To make matters worse, the Bears will not have two of their best players on offense. Pro Bowl guard Kyle Long was placed on injured reserve this week after being carted off the field with a right ankle injury against Tampa Bay, and Pro Bowl wide receiver Alshon Jeffery will serve the first game of a four-game suspension for violating the NFLs policy on performance-enhancing substances.Even at full strength, the Giants defense would have been a tough test for Chicago.The Giants have a top-10 rushing defense (92.1 yards allowed per game) and have held opponents to 20.4 points per game, which is No. 11 in the league.Second-year safety Landon Collins has emerged as the best player on a strong defensive unit. Collins has racked up four interceptions, three sacks and 74 tackles in his first nine games of the season.On paper, the Bears offense does not match up well against the Giants defense. Chicago has managed only 15.7 points per game, which is second-to-last in the NFL. Meanwhile, mercurial quarterback Jay Cutler is coming off his worst outing of the season as he threw two interceptions and fumbled twice against the Buccaneers.Rookie running back Jordan Howard dinged up an ankle in Week 10 but returned to practice this week. Howie Long Jersey. If Howard regresses, look for the tandem of Jeremy Langford and KaDeem Carey to carry the ball for the Bears.But who will catch Cutlers passes -- assuming they are on target?With Jeffery suspended and Kevin White on injured reserve, the top receiving option for the Bears is tight end Zach Miller (44 receptions, 425 yards, 3 TDs). Meanwhile, wide receivers Cam Meredith and Marquess Wilson likely will see more action on the outside.Meredith, 23, joined the team in 2015 as an undrafted free agent out of Illinois State. The 6-foot-3, 207-pound flanker has impressed head coach John Fox this season as he has caught 29 passes for 381 yards and two touchdowns.Hes got good length, Fox said. He has a good feel for pass coverage as far as getting on a (defensive backs) feet, the kind of things it takes to get open. Hes a young guy that continues to work very hard to improve, and hes getting rewarded for that with playing time.When the Giants have the ball, look for Beckham to stretch the field and try to create havoc against the Bears young secondary. Beckham leads New York with 54 catches for 773 yards and six touchdowns, including three scores in his past two games.Giants quarterback Eli Manning has benefited from Beckhams brilliance, but the 35 year old also has made some careless mistakes in recent weeks. He has thrown two interceptions in three of his last four games.In the backfield, Giants running back Rashad Jennings is averaging only 3.2 yards per carry. However, Jennings showed flashes last week as he rushed 15 times for 87 yards (5.8 yards per carry) in a win over Cincinnati.So could the Giants be a Super Bowl squad? Maybe, maybe not.But the coach does not mind his star players public confidence.Thats our goal, McAdoo said. Thats why we come to work every day. We want to make sure we get here and put our work in, put our time in.But we have a lot of work to do until we get to that point. Its good to have aspirations. 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 Cheap NFL Jerseys ' ' ' 
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Three-quarter time frustration eventually became exhilaration as St Kilda extended their amazing AFL winning streak over Melbourne to 14 matches. 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NEW YORK -- The Colorado Rockies are hoping to hit the .500 mark Saturday and then use it as a springboard to more notable accomplishments. The New York Mets will be looking to avoid slipping another game closer to .500 while climbing out of the funk that has imperiled their chances at defending the National League pennant.The Rockies try to reach .500 for the first time in more than two months Saturday night when they visit the Mets in the third contest of a four-game series at Citi Field.Colorado (51-52) won its second straight game over New York (53-49) on Friday, when Carlos Gonzalez went 2-for-5 with four RBI in a 6-1 victory. The win was the 11th in 15 games since the All-Star Break for the Rockies, who are five games behind the St. Louis Cardinals in the race for the NLs second wild card.The Rockies have not been at .500 since they were 21-21 on May 21. 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We just have to quit worrying about the bad stuff and start thinking about some of the good things ahead.Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon will oppose Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa in a battle of rotation elder statesmen. Colon, who earned the win in the second game of a doubleheader against the Cardinals on Tuesday, will be starting on three days rest for the first time since 2005. The 43-year-old is not only the only pitcher older than 28 in the New York rotation but also the oldest player in baseball.The 35-year-old De La Rosa, the only 30-something in the Rockies rotation, will be looking for his 100th career win. Twenty-six active pitchers have reached the milestone.Prior to Saturdays game, the Mets will retire the number 31 worn by recent Hall of Fame inductee Mike Piazza, who played for the team from 1998-2005. 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Labored breathing at the bottom of piles is another that Penn States offense has opponents on their heels.Such was the case Saturday in Penn States 41-14 win over Iowa. It has been a trend in the middle of the season for the No. 12 Nittany Lions (7-2, 5-1 Big Ten, No. 12 CFP). Theyve developed a killer instinct and offensive coordinator Joe Moorheads offense is putting teams away emphatically.You can kind of see it in the defenses demeanor when youre gashing them, Barkley said. Coach Moorhead instills in the offense to have that killer mentality. To finish them.Penn States longest conference winning streak since 2011 has been fueled by an offense that is taking advantage of late turnovers and is powering through defensive fronts with a two-headed rushing attack that also features quarterback Trace McSorley whose completion percentage is at its best over the final 15 minutes.Thats something that we kind of pride ourselves on -- not too heavily relying on one thing, wide receiver Chris Godwin said. We work really hard in practice to come out and prove that and I think we did a great job of doing so.The Nittany Lions are averaging 41.2 points per game over their last four and are scoring more than half of those points in the final two quarters. Theyve added 21 points off of three fourth-quarter turnovers during the winning streak in which their offensive line is moving the line of scrimmage.Not counting kneel downs, Penn State is averaging 135 yards in each of its last four fourth quarters and has shredded defenses with seven plays of 20-plus yards in that span.Barkleys sensational skill set has beenn a major factor. Nike Shox Clearance. The sophomore back has scored on long plays to begin each of the last two fourth quarters. A 44-yard reception against the Hawkeyes was the latest deflator and he turned in an 81-yard run through an exhausted Purdue defense two weeks ago.Our offensive line is doing a great job at the line of scrimmage, Godwin said. As the game starts to wear down, they start to put more and more pressure on teams. You can kind of sense that they just want to get it over with.Slow starts that dogged the Nittany Lions early in the season also taught them a valuable lesson.We know how it is to be a second-half team, how to be able to be down and come back in the games that were over, so when you get the chance and youre up early, youve got to step on the pedal and finish them.Although Moorheads offense is typically described as up-tempo, Penn State actually uses a good portion of the play clock rather than rush from snap to snap. The Nittany Lions never huddle, however, and do require players to get set quickly so they have time to look to the sideline for Moorheads play calls after hes surveyed the defense.An offseason dedicated to nutrition helped offensive linemen replace fat with lean muscle in order to handle the rigors of such an offense in which they spend more time in their stances.We can play with any defense, offensive guard Ryan Bates said. 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Hooker James Tracy, prop John Ryan, flanker Dan Leavy, scrum-half Luke McGrath and wing Niyi Adelokun are all now primed for their first taste of Test action this weekend.Flanker Peter OMahony captains Joe Schmidts side in his first Test turn since tearing knee ligaments in Irelands 24-9 World Cup victory over France in October 2015.Leinsters bulldozing back-rower Sean OBrien starts at openside in his first international since tearing a hamstring in Februarys 10-9 RBS 6 Nations defeat in France.Head coach Schmidt omitted senior back-row forwards OMahony and OBrien from last weekends Chicago trip, where Ireland claimed their first-ever win over New Zealand after 111 years of trying.Now both flankers will throw everything at Canada in a bid to force themselves into contention for the rematch with New Zealand in Dublin on Saturday week.Ireland head coach Schmidt hailed Ringrose as a natural player primed to transfer his free-running attacking game to the Test arena.Hes given us confidence that hes ready and I dont doubt that hes ready to get started, said Schmidt. Garrys a really natural player. He sees things ahead of other people because of how well he reads the game.And hes defensively astute too. With the experience we have around him in that backline, with Luke Marshall who went very well in South Africa, I think hopefully its a good balance.Schmidt also revealed Ulster lock Iain Henderson was close to a return, but just not quite fully fit after shoulder trouble.Former Ulster boss Mark Anscombe says Canada are searching for credibility. Canadas Kiwi head coach believes his side must utilise their Aviva Stadium platform as a sales pitch for further future fixtures against top-tier opposition.Canada sit 18th in the world rankings opposed to Irelands fifth.The boys have adapted well to what we want do to and were really looking forward to the game, Anscombe said. 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Cricket is, of course, the greatest sport in the world to watch. In several ways, though, it is a sport that well suits the non-watching spectator - an oxymoronic rather than moronic term.Cricket is a game that by its very structure lends itself to reductive analysis: ball by ball, over by over, innings by innings. In the same way, however, that music relies as much on the rests as on the notes themselves, the intervals between deliveries are just as much a part of the game. Steven Smith bringing up a short leg for Mitchell Starc; Joe Root giggling at second slip; Steven Finn trudging back to his mark after another dropped catch: plenty happens in the gaps.The same applies to watching the game - its just as much about the time between deliveries. When attending a match in person, the pauses yield opportunities to relax, to argue with ones companion, to make new acquaintances and to revive old ones - literally, if they have dropped off in the Hove sunshine. 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One of the fathers later emailed to say that his young son was telling everyone that it was the best day ever at Lords, which was a mild worry to him, as no cricket had actually been seen.Even when the weather permits play, for many followers of the game in the UK, non-watching is, unfortunately, a state of affairs inflicted by the lack of free-to-air coverage. As cricket is used by Sky and BT as another chip to lure more users to their broadband services, those who will not, or indeed cannot, pay for the luxury are forced to the radio, to the web, or in extremis, to the newspaper - though the reduced print coverage these days makes the latter a harder task. It is therefore fortunate that cricket shines when it comes to radio commentary. Its surprising how even many non-lovers of cricket will nevertheless admit to having Test Match Special on for background noise. The venerable programmes pplace in cricket culture seems secure; nevertheless, having become an institution, it has come in for the criticism that organisations viewed as part of the establishment, rightly or wrongly, will attract. Marcus Williams Saints Jersey. . Listeners are less captive than before, as well, and can vote with their ears: on the other side of the boundary, online offerings such as White Line Wireless and Guerilla Cricket provide valuable alternatives. It is perhaps, however, the BBCs online county coverage that performs the most undersung service, gently lifting listeners all over the world to the Quantocks, the Yorkshire seaside, the South Downs, and beyond. 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The afternoon session was unable to finish after a delay that lasted more than two hours. The 43-year-old Stankowski is the most unlikely name among the leaders. The veteran is playing in his first PGA Tour event of the season and hasnt won since 1997. He has played some on the Web.com Tour this season, but hasnt been particularly competitive. His last round before coming to Annandale was an 82. "I watch a lot of golf (on television) and everybody that plays well makes putts," Stankowski said, grinning. "I really havent made any putts for 10 years. Its kind of nice to make putts -- join the party." Later he added: "Ive enjoyed it. Its all a process. Im 43. Im still learning and its fun. I hope I can continue to roll it well and hit some quality shots and see what happens." The wet conditions and lack of wind have led to friendly course conditions for low scores. The only major obstacle is the heat -- temperatures climbed into the low 90s during the afternoon and there was oppressive humidity. "The greens are receptive," Taylor said. "They are in really good shape. If you get the putter going you can shoot some good scores." Summerhays continues to play well after a good showing at the John Deere Classic last week, where he tied for fourth after leading going into the final round. The 29-year-old birdied Nos. 5 and 7 before darkness enveloped Annandale. Cameron Beckman joined Gomez as the only other player to shoot a 64, and it moved him to 8 under for the tournament. The 43-year-old Beckman is a former champion at Annandale, winning the tournament in 2001 when it was named the Southern Farm Bureau Classic. Latrell Sprewell Jersey .ca looks back at the stories and moments that made the year memorable. Nate Thurmond Warriors Jersey . 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Remember that this time last year, nobody suspected a home loss would occur against South Dakota or that a potentially crippling injury like the one suffered by then-quarterback Carson Wentz would threaten the season as well. A lot can go wrong just as so much goes right.The Bison play in the strongest FCS conference -- the Missouri Valley -- and their rivals know how to play them better than Charleston Southern, Eastern Washington and Iowa. That may be overlooked after a murderers row of a nonconference schedule, but coach Chris Kliemans team faces a number of physical, tough games ahead.Northern Iowa woke up today believing it will beat the Bison next month. Western Illinois must think it has a shot. Illinois State, well, the Redbirds are two-time defending conference co-champs as well and are up next on Oct. 1.Over the long regular season, NDSU appears to be the best team again. But the FCS playoffs dont provide a second chance and the Bison can be beaten in a one-game situation. An opposing team just has to find the right day against the greatest dynasty in FCS history.---=SECOND AND 10=Ten more observations from the FCS weekend:1.) After having FCS co-games of the week, co-teams of the week make sense. What Stony Brook did to No. 2 Richmond -- posting a 42-14 win -- was even more surprising than No. 1 North Dakota States 23-21 upset at No. 13 Iowa. Offense has been at a premium at Stony Brook, but quarterback Joe Carbone, running back Stacey Bedell and wide receiver Ray Bolen provided excellent balance. NDSU was the more physical team than the Hawkeyes -- posting a 239-34 advantage in rushing yards -- to push its amazing FBS win streak to six.2.) With Richmonds loss, Sam Houston State appears poised to move up one spot to No. 2 following a 44-31 road victory over Lamar in the Southland Conference. But consider Jacksonville State, which was fourth last week, thrashed Sam Houston 62-10 in last years national semifinals. And Eastern Washington, which was too low at No. 8 last week, has wins over Washington State and Northern Iowa and only an overtime loss to North Dakota State. Clearly, the debate over No. 2 is strong.3.) Terrific decision by the Eastern Washington coaches in the Big Sky teams 34-30 win against No. 10 Northern Iowa. Sophomore Gage Gubrud was all-world in the Eagles first two games (60 of 80, 924 yards, nine touchdowns), but he simply didnt have it during the home opener and they went to Reilly Hennessey in the second half. The redshirt sophomore completed 21 of 29 passes for 226 yards and three touchdowns, including the game-winner on a fake field goal in the final minute.4.) Ivy League teams opened their season to a rousing 5-3 start. Dartmouth rallied to a 22-21 win over No. 22 New Hampshire, ending a streak of 13 straight losses and 20 games without a win (18 losses, two ties) against its intrastate rival. 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An FCS team has scored at least 80 points in each of the first three full weeks of the season. James Madison beat Morehead State 80-7, Fordham ripped Division II Elizabeth City State 83-21 and UT Martin became the latest in destroying NAIA Bacone 84-6 even though the second half was shortened to two 10-minute quarters. Last year, the FCS season high was Southern Illinois 73 points against Missouri State.8.) Eight FCS teams have beaten FBS programs, but South Carolina State isnt one of them despite having three attempts this season. Coach Buddy Poughs MEAC power was shut out by UCF and Clemson and fell to Louisiana Tech by a combined 150-24. Everybody has dreams of an upset, but financially strapped athletic programs, especially those from the historically black schools, are usually only scheduling losses.9.) As good as Saturdays action was in the FCS, dont overlook that the week opened Thursday night with Arkansas-Pine Bluff stunning Alcorn State 45-43 in two overtimes. UAPB went 2-9 overall and 1-8 in the SWAC last season and was coming off a loss to Division II Panhandle State, but two-time defending conference champ Alcorn State got caught overlooking the Golden Lions. The Braves surrendered less than 92 passing yards per game last year, yet Brandon Duncan riddled them for an FCS-season high 505 yards as well as four touchdowns. In the second OT, he had a game-tying 25-yard TD to Willie Young and then connected with John Hawkins for a winning two-point conversion.10.) The ultimate weapon in the FCS might be one of the smallest. Southern fifth-year senior Willie Quinn was at it again in a 64-6 trouncing of Alabama State, totaling 290 all-purpose yards and four touchdowns, including a 73-yard punt return which gave him 10 TD returns in his career. Oh yes, the 5-foot-5 dynamo, the FCS leader in all-purpose yards, also threw a 30-yard touchdown.---=A LOOK AHEAD=Conference games begin to dominate the FCS schedule next weekend, although only four of the 10 teams in Missouri Valley Conference are in action.The Big Sky schedule gets rolling with marquee games: Eastern Washington at Northern Arizona, Montana at Cal Poly and Portland State at defending champion Southern Utah.Dayton visits San Diego in a matchup of the last years Pioneer Football League co-champs, while Alcorn State faces a must-win at Grambling State in a rematch of the 2015 SWAC Championship Game. Also, Samford is at Chattanooga in a key Southern Conference game and Harvard puts a 15-game road winning streak on the line at Ivy League rival Brown.The nonconference headliners are Jacksonville State at Liberty and Colgate at Richmond. Also, as FCS-FBS matchups continue to dwindle, Western Illinois heads to Northern Illinois and Central Arkansas visits Arkansas State. 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But according to the Gridiron Uniform Database, the definitive guide to pro football uniform history, one of the first NFL teams to wear a mono-colored uniform was the 1933 Cincinnati Reds, an early franchise that only lasted one and a half seasons before being suspended for failure to pay league dues.Since then, a surprising number of NFL teams have gone mono-colored at least once. Some, like the Reds, are now-forgotten teams from the leagues early ragtag era. But others are franchises that are still with us today. Heres a selective timeline of some key dates in solid-colored-uniform history. It doesnt show every single mono-colored uni in NFL history, but it gives a good sense of how the phenomenon has evolved over the years:1935: The Brooklyn Dodgers (yes, that was the name of an NFL franchise from 1930 through 1943) and Green Bay Packers (yes, those same Green Bay Packers) wear solid-green uniforms. The Dodgers wear them again the following year, while the Packers mono-green look turns out to be a one-season thing -- for now.1940-42: The Steelers include solid-yellow uniforms as part of their wardrobe for three seasons.1946: The Boston Yanks -- another short-lived team, with a now-unthinkable name -- wear solid-yellow uniforms for one season.1950: With new Packers coach Gene Ronzani declaring, We are the Green Bay Packers, the team dons solid-green uniforms for the first time since 1935. The greens are worn for one season, then retired, then revived in 1953, and then mothballed yet again. (Meanwhile, the Browns, who have been folded into the NFL after playing for four seasons in the rival All-America Football Conference, wear something no NFL team has previously tried: a solid-white uniform.) 1964: Due to a miscommunication prior to a 1964 Lions-Vikings game, both teams take the field wearing white jerseys, which creates problems. So the Vikings, who are the home team, send an employee to fetch the teams purple jerseys. The game is briefly stopped while the players change jerseys on the sidelines, creating the NFLs first solid-purple uniform.1965-1996: The mono-colored look, which was always on the fringes of NFL popularity, falls out of favor completely, as the league settles into the protocol of wearing non-matching jerseys and pants (the occasional solid-white uniform notwithstanding).1997: After an absence of more than three decades, mono-colored uniforms return to the NFL, as the Broncos wear mono-blue twice during the preseason and then the Eagles go with solid green for a regular-season game against the 49ers. The Earth wobbles slightly on its axis, then recovers and continues spinning.2001: After three seasons with no solid-colored uniforms, another crack in the dam appears, as the Saints wear mono-black for two games, becoming the first team in the Super Bowl era to wear a monochromatic uniform more than once in the same season. It is a hint of things to come.2002: The floodgates open, as nine teams wear solid-colored uniforms. Some, like the Seahawks and Bills, adopt the mono-color style as their primary look; others, like the Bears and Dolphins, just dabble with it as a onetime experiment. Collectively, though, the message is clear: The solid-colored NFL uniform has arrived.In the 13 seasons since then, an additional 13 NFL teams have dipped their toes in the solid-colored pool for the first time. So by the time the Color Rush program debuted last fall, mono-colored uniforms werent exactly a new concept. By Uni Watchs count, 26 of the 32 NFL teams had already gone mono at least once by that time, and 24 had done so in the Super Bowl era. When viewed in that context, the Color Rush program isnt really so innovative -- its just the latest spin on an established trend.(Special thanks to Phil Hecken, Chance Michaels, and the Gridiron Uniform Database for their research assistance.)Would you like to nominate a uniform or uni element to be showcased in a future Friday Flashback installment? Send your suggestions here.Paul Lukas, a lifelong fan of the color green, wouldnt mind seeing the Packers live up to their city name again. If you like how it turned out, youll probably like his Uni Watch Blog, plus you can follow him on Twitter and Facebook. Want to learn about his Uni Watch Membership Program, be added to his mailing list so youll always know when a new column has been posted or just ask him a question? Contact him here. Julién Davenport Womens Jersey . 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