With Rashad Jennings sidelined by a left thumb injury , Shane Vereen stepped into a bigger role Sunday against the Washington Redskins. Vereen, 27, posted career-highs with 59 receptions for 495 yards and four touchdowns in his first season with the Giants.
Team Europe wasted little time after the intermission as Tartar cashed in his own rebound 12 seconds into period. North America is one big slap in the face to unsuspecting opponents, who know how fast the mix of USA and Canadian players is but can't possibly adjust to it before seeing it.
Part of Brad Marchand's off-season training included skating with Pittsburgh Penguins star, and Team Canada captain, Sidney Crosby. On a lovely individual effort, Crosby stole the puck as the Russians were trying to clear, got in alone on Sergei Bobrovsky, and deked him out of his equipment to make it 1-0 for Canada .
An aggressive Thiem won 16 of 25 trips to net as he continues his quest for his first career title on indoor hard courts. The Frenchman reached the quarter-finals at Wimbledon and the US Open this year and Pouille's form finally yielded success with an ATP crown in front of his home supporters in Metz.
I think that's up to Bob and Alex and Oleg (As in Znarok, the coach). We came out flying in that tournament. He was out for the second wave during those three consecutive chances in the first, but not once did they look to work the puck to him at the point.
LSU is 2-2 after a loss at Auburn on Saturday, but Miles' seat was hot from the time the Tigers dropped the season-opener to Wisconsin. He led LSU to the 2007 BCS National Championship. But the Tigers rallied with a huge win over Texas A&M, and LSU's president decided not to fire Miles. The loss to Auburn came in controversial fashion.