Japanese baseball broadcaster and histor | Forum

Topic location: Forum home » GENERAL » General Discussion
cx12345678 Jan 29 '18
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Ezekiel Elliott probably has a fine coming from the NFL for jumping into an oversized Salvation Army red kettle to celebrate a short touchdown run in a bounce-back win for the Dallas Cowboys. Youth Rams Jerseys .Owner and general manager Jerry Jones sure hopes so.My dream is that the NFL would fine the daylights out of him, and Im going to take them to the Supreme Court, Jones joked after the Cowboys (12-2) moved closer to home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs with a 26-20 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday night.And were going to get the Salvation Army a lot of notice there.All-time NFL rushing leader and former Dallas star Emmitt Smith sure noticed, laughing and clapping from a suite along with plenty of Elliotts teammates after Elliott made a beeline for one of the kettles following a 2-yard scoring run, jumped in and crouched down far enough to disappear.The four large kettles -- two beyond each end zone -- are staples at Dallas games from the Thanksgiving game to the end of the season with one of the teams most visible charities. And a donation is coming.Actually Im going to match whatever they fine me with a donation to the Salvation Army, said Elliott, who rushed for a career-high 159 yards to push his NFL-leading total to 1,551.So Elliott must have answered his own question about getting fined while helping Dallas bounce back a week after a franchise-record 11-game winning streak ended.He was actually talking about that pregame, should he do it, will they fine him, said fellow rookie Dak Prescott, Elliotts quarterback. I didnt know he was actually going to go down and come back up slow. Got a good laugh out of it, him coming up real slowly. It was funny.Coach Jason Garrett wasnt amused, mostly because of the 15-yard penalty assessed on the kickoff.But Garrett was pleased by Dallas response to last weeks loss at the New York Giants. And the rally after a 17-3 lead turned into a 20-17 deficit following a pair of touchdown passes by Jameis Winston.One of the words we talked about right from the outset this week was `response, Garrett said. We did a good job early in the ballgame to get a lead and they started throwing the ball a lot early in the second half and they went ahead. And again, that word `response came back to the forefront.Things to consider after Dallas stayed two games ahead of the New York Giants in the NFC East, now needing just a win or a New York loss or tie to clinch home field for the postseason:BUCS PLAYOFF PICTURE: Tampa Bay (8-6) had its five-game winning streak snapped and fell a game behind Atlanta in the NFC South. The Bucs are not currently in the top six in the NFC. Weve just got to keep winning, see how it plays out, Winston said. I know Im going to keep fighting. We just got to keep winning games.PRESCOTTS RECOVERY: After his worst game as a pro in a 10-7 loss to the Giants, which generated more talk about former starter and current backup Tony Romo, Prescott went 32 of 36 for 279 yards. There was less time spent on social media, but that was about the only thing different, said Prescott, who broke Don Merediths 50-year-old club record with his sixth rushing touchdown.WINSTON IN PRIME TIME: Still looking for his first playoff trip -- and the clubs first in nine years -- Winston had mixed results in his debut in the Sunday night spotlight. He threw for 247 yards with touchdowns to Adam Humphries and Cameron Brate but had four turnovers, including an interception that led to Dallas go-ahead field goal in a 20-all game.BACK TO DEFENSE: Now that a five-game streak of holding teams to less than 21 points is over after Tampa Bay allowed 449 yards total offense, the Bucs get New Orleans Drew Brees again two weeks after intercepting him three times. We have to learn from this and know we have face another offense with a great quarterback at their home field, cornerback Brent Grimes said.---For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL---Follow Schuyler Dixon on Twitter at https://twitter.com/apschuyler Black Rams Jerseys . Westbrook has missed 27 games since having a procedure on Dec. 27 to deal with swelling in his injured right knee — the third operation on the knee in nine months. Elite Rams Jerseys . -- Matt Rupert scored once in regulation and again in the shootout as the London Knights extended their win streak to nine games by defeating the Owen Sound Attack 4-3 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action. http://www.eliteramsshopnfl.com/ .ca looks back at the stories and moments that made the year memorable. DENVER -- Ichiro Suzuki tripled off the wall for his 3,000th career hit in the major leagues Sunday, becoming the 30th player to reach the milestone.The 42-year-old Marlins outfielder did it in the seventh inning against Colorado at Coors Field. He joined Paul Molitor as the only players whose 3,000th hit was a triple.Miami players came out of the dugout to congratulate Suzuki, and he waved his helmet to acknowledge the cheers.Hitting coach Barry Bonds gave him a hug as the celebration at third base ended, and Suzuki got another round of applause when he scored on Jeff Mathis single, as well as a hug from manager Don Mattingly.Suzuki gave the crowd a wave as he went into the dugout. He batted again in the ninth and drew a walk.Suzuki was hitless in his first three at-bats of the game before the big hit against Chris Rusin.The Japanese star launched a long drive to right field that carried just beyond the reach of leaping Gerardo Parra. Suzuki breezed into third standing up.Suzuki is in his 16th season in the majors. He got 1,278 hits while playing nine years in Japan before becoming the American League Rookie of the Year and MVP with Seattle in 2001.Suzuki was greeted with cheers every time he came to bat. He struck out in thhe first inning, hit a comebacker in the third and grounded out to short in the fourth. Camo Rams Jerseys. At 42 years, 290 days he is the second-oldest player by three days over Ricky Henderson to reach the milestone. Only Cap Anson, who was 45 when he got his 3,000th hit in 1897, was older.Congratulations to my friend and teammate Ichiro on joining the 3,000-hit club, former Yankees star Derek Jeter said in a statement.I was fortunate to have both the pleasure of competing against him and the honor of playing alongside him. Baseball is more than a game to him, it is a craft, which he works at tirelessly with intense discipline.Suzuki got his 2,999th hit Saturday night as a pinch-hitter. He stayed in the game and grounded out in the ninth.Suzuki played for Seattle until getting traded to the Yankees during the 2012 season.Prior to Ichiros first game for the Mariners in 2001, the late Pancho Ito, a Japanese baseball broadcaster and historian, said, `He is a genius with the bat. Mr. Ito was absolutely correct, Mariners chairman Howard Lincoln said in a statement.A tip of the Mariners cap to Ichiro, he said. Cheap NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys' ' '