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PORTLAND, Ore. Patrice Bergeron Bruins Jersey . -- Damian Lillard scored 23 of his 28 points in the second half, helping the Portland Trail Blazers edge the Sacramento Kings 109-105 in a preseason game on Sunday night. Lillard had 16 during the third quarter, when the Trail Blazers (4-2) opened a 19-point lead. Patrick Patterson scored 27 points for Sacramento (3-2), and Isiah Thomas had 15 points and 10 assists. Ben McLemore scored 21 of his 23 in the second half. Portland outrebounded Sacramento 54-40, led by Nicolas Batums 11 boards. Portland forward LaMarcus Aldridge (sore right knee) and Sacramento forward DeMarcus Cousins (rest) rested. Cousins is the Kings leading scorer this preseason at 21.3 points per game. Reserve Mo Williams scored 17 for the Trail Blazers, who led 53-44 at halftime. Batum, Thomas Robinson and Robin Lopez had 14 points apiece. Lillard was 8 for 19 from the field, including a 4-for-9 performance from 3-point range. Johnny Bucyk Jersey . However, he did make them miss him a little less. Cundiff, who had the unenviable job of replacing Dawson last season, agreed Thursday to a one-year, $1.Tuukka Rask Jersey .Y. - New York City has been selected to host the NBA All-Star weekend in 2015, with the game played at Madison Square Garden and the slam dunk contest and other skills events held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. http://www.jerseyhockeybruinsstore.com/authentic-bobby-orr-bruins-jersey-sale/ . Howard Ganz, an MLB lawyer, said in a letter to U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos that Rodriguezs claims do not come "remotely close" to what is needed to overturn an arbitration decision in federal court. ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Peyton Mannings spectacular season was every bit the record-breaking sensation it appeared. The NFL said Tuesday that Mannings single-season mark of 5,477 yards passing will stand. Elias Sports Bureau, the leagues official statistician, reviewed a 7-yard pass from Manning to wide receiver Eric Decker and determined it will remain a forward pass and not a lateral, which would have made it a 7-yard run. That would have subtracted 7 yards from Mannings total, leaving him with 5,470 yards, six shy of Drew Brees 2011 record. "The stats crew at the game scored this play as a forward pass. During the course of a season, there are many similar plays which could be reviewed by the Elias," NFL spokesman Michael Signora said. "In this case, the determination of Elias is that the fairest resolution is for the ruling of the on-site stats crew to stand." The play in question occurred with just over a minute remaining in the first quarter of Denvers 34-14 win at Oakland on Sunday. Remember that camera angles can be deceiving, depending on where the camera is located. But there were two angles that would back up whichever argument one wants to make. Mannings pass clearly looks like a lateral in one camera angle. Another angle, from above, however, appears to show Decker gathering in the ball at the Denver 48-yard line with Manning about a foot deeper than that. Manning finished with 266 yards passing before sitting out the second half, and his final throw was a 6-yard TD toss to Demaryius Thomas which gave him 5,477 yards for the season and also 55 TD passes, five more than Tom Bradys record set in 2007, considered a much more significant achievement that the single-season yardage mark. With Denver safely ahead 31-0 at halftime and the home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs secured, Manning watched backup Brock Osweiler play the entire second half in his place. Elias rroutinely reviews plays and often tweaks totals in the days following games, then notifies teams of corrections to totals such as yardage or sack numbers. Zdeno Chara Bruins Jersey. Manning broke the TD record two weeks ago at Houston and was all smiles afterward, crediting his coaches and teammates and saying it was a significant mark that meant a lot to him because it came in the midst of a successful season. The Broncos (13-3) are the AFCs top seed in the playoffs for the second straight season. They have a bye this weekend and will host a divisional round game Jan. 12. He was much more nonchalant about the yardage record. Had the play in question originally been ruled a lateral, Manning would have finished the first half six yards shy of Brees record of 5,476 yards, and that might have prompted the Broncos to send him out to start the third quarter even with the big lead and the playoffs looming. Then again, maybe not. Coach John Fox demurred when asked Monday if he would have considered sending Manning out for another series after halftime if he hadnt already broken Brees mark. "Thats hard to say. ... What was very positive was I thought we played, if not our best, one of our better halves of football that put us in a position where we could do different things," Fox said. "No. 1, all those things are great, those individual accomplishments, team accomplishments, but not at the risk of putting a player at risk. So I dont know if Ive answered your question, Im just kind of telling you what would go through our minds in that situation." After breaking Bradys TD record, Manning said he expected Brady to break the mark again soon, adding that all sorts of marks will fall like dominoes if NFL owners get their way and expand the regular season from 16 to 18 games. Had Elias ruling gone the other way, his yardage record wouldnt have even lasted 48 hours. Now, itll stand for at least a year and maybe much longer. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys AuthenticWholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys Cheap Jersey ' ' '
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