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After washing out in Seattle, Dallas and Washington last season, enigmatic tailback Christine Michael experienced his football epiphany last December and
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Thrust into the starting lineup for the regular-season finale and the wild-card game, Michael ran with authority while moving the chains in the most promising two-game stretch of his disappointing career. Immediately thereafter, multiple Seahawks coaches noted that a suddenly disciplined Michael was truly humbled by his failings.

“This is a classic example of if you just keep hoping and you stay with it and you give guys chances that sometimes they come right through for you,” coach Pete Carroll explained in mid-January. “This is looking like that. It’s only a few games,
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Michael carried that newfound maturity into the offseason, emerging as the leader in a running back room missing Marshawn Lynch for the first time in a half decade.

When Darrell Bevell was asked last week why fans should believe in Michael,Men’s Nike Custom Made Dallas Cowboys Elite Team Color Navy Blue NFL Football Jersey,Seattle’s offensive coordinator responded, “He’s had an awakening.”

The new and improved Michael was evident in the preseason opener, inspiring Carroll to wax poetic about a lethal one-two punch with Thomas Rawls.

Carroll went on to laud Michael as an “explosive and dynamic athlete.” Lest that be written off as hyperbole, it should be noted that Michael’s “athletic explosiveness” has been compared to Adrian Peterson’s.

Where Michael struggled prior to last winter’s epiphany was in the mastery of fundamentals. He was reluctant to switch the ball to his left hand when the
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The preseason game film suggests he has overcome those issues.

“Physically, I think he’s showed greater consistency hitting things the way we expect him to hit them. He was kind of a loose cannon (before),” Carroll said early this week. “Mentally, certainly he’s different. He’s grown up.”

Michael was a revelation versus the Vikings Thursday night, showcasing the vision, explosiveness and tackle-breaking ability of an elite NFL running back. He also lined up out wide for the second straight week, evidence that the coaches have no qualms about utilizing him in the passing game. These are demonstrated traits that Michael will carry into September versus legitimate NFL defenses.

We know that a healthy Rawls is a stud running back. Now that Michael has seen the light, Carroll boasts a pair of exciting playmakers in his backfield.

That might be anathema to fantasy footballers, but it’s a godsend for the post-Lynch Seahawks.

Here’s what else we learned from Thursday’s preseason games:

1. Teddy Bridgewater didn’t play against the Seahawks, and coach Mike Zimmer
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2. The Seahawks drafted defensive tackle Jarran Reed with the belief that he was the best run-stuffer available. He lived up to that billing Thursday night, dominating the interior of the Vikings’ offensive line.

3. We thought Blair Walsh had redeemed himself from his playoff miss against Seattle last seasonwith his 27-yarder in the second quarter. It turns out, Walsh is still searching for his atonement. With less than three minutes remaining in the game, Walsh had the opportunity to make what could have been a game-winning 47-yard field goal. Like his playoff miss last season, however, Walsh hooked it
Personalized Dallas Cowboys Jersey left. Marcus Sherels bailed the kicker out with his game-winning pick-six off Trevone Boykin just four plays later, but Walsh’s lack of clutchness still looms large in Minnesota.

4. Playing without four of the Patriots’ top weapons in the passing game, Jimmy Garoppolo started slowly and finished in strong fashion for the second consecutive week. Once again, he wasn’t quite as impressive as the box score might suggest. Meanwhile, Tom Brady was held out of action afteraccidentally slicing his thumb on a pair of scissors.

5. Pay no attention to the speculation that LeGarrette Blount is on the roster bubble. New England’s most impressive offensive player Thursday night, Blount is locked in as the between-the-tackles hammer.

6. Keep an eye on Patriots second-year defensive end Trey Flowers, who was a disruptive force at the line of scrimmage for the second week in a row.

7. Despite offseason discussion of a committee attack in Chicago, Jeremy Langford sure seems to have a stranglehold on the No. 1 job. Operating as the every-down back, he showed a nice burst and decisive cutting against the Patriots’ first-string defense.

8. For all of the hype lavished upon Sammie Coates this month, the second-year Steelers receiver has been outplayed by Eli Rogers in the first two preseason games. Although Coates made a spectacular toe-tapping sideline grab and a second nice hands catch, he was out-contested on a pair of interceptions and charged with an offensive pass interference penalty. A favorite of offensive coordinator Todd Haley, Rogers is emerging as the favorite to enter Week 1 as the slot receiver.

9. The Cowboys’ backup quarterback failures have garnered national attention over the past couple of years, but the Steelers haven’t done any better behind Ben Roethlisberger. Former fourth-round draft pick Landry Jones hasn’t developed into a reliable backup and veteran Bruce Gradkowski is out indefinitely with a
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10. Undrafted rookie Paul Turner is making a push for a roster spot in Philadelphia. He led the team in receiving for the second straight week and has been the most consistent wideout in training camp (which tells us plenty about the Eagles receivers). “He’s really beginning to stand out,” coach Doug Pederson said after Thursday’s victory.

11. Pederson told reporters earlier in the week that recently acquired Dorial Green-Beckham would sit out versus the Steelers. That didn’t happen. Green-Beckham entered in the middle of the second quarter and saw a pair of targets with the second-team offense.

12. News of the weird: Eagles kicker Caleb Sturgis suffered a pregame concussion when an errant punt hit him in the head.

–Chris Wesseling

13. The Lions’ first-team offensive line was better in pass protection this week, but still can’t open any holes in the ground game. If the group doesn’t improve, Matthew Stafford might need to throw it 50 times a game for the Lions to move the ball.

14. Stafford looks very comfortable in Jim Bob Cooter’s offense. The big-armed quarterback slung it in his first drive and completed 8 of 11 passes for 113 yards. Look for a big dose of no-huddle from Detroit’s offense this year. Stafford’s connection with Marvin Jones looks in midseason form. Jones caught back-to-back big plays on the first drive, including a gorgeous toe-tapping 19-yard grab against his former team.

15. The Bengals didn’t show any signs of missing Jones or Mohamed Sanu. Rookie Tyler Boydcontinued his studly preseason. The receiver had a spectacular diving snag on the first series and later found a soft spot in a zone defense for a
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16. Jeremy Hill flashed decisiveness, power and burst through the hole, battering his way for 5.3 yards per carry on three first-drive totes, which culminated in a powerful 9-yard TD rush. Hill is entering 2016 surprisingly under the radar after coming on strong down the stretch last season.

17. Quarterback Brett Hundley started for the Packers, but re-injured his left ankle on the third drive. The second-year player missed time in camp with the injury. It’s something to monitor for Aaron Rodgers’ backup, but coach Mike McCarthy said the injury doesn’t look serious. With undrafted quarterback Joe Callahan under center, we won’t take much away from the receiver battle, butDavante Adams and tight end Jared Cook displayed sure hands — a notable change for two drop-prone pass catchers.

18. The Packers’ first-team offensive line did yeoman’s work against a solid Raiders defense on the first drive of the game: A 14-play, 74-yard grinder that culminated in an Eddie Lacy leap into the end zone. Lacy again looked spry, powerful and patient to the hole. But there were several plays he went untouched until the second level thanks to the offensive line’s blocking. A clicking Packers’ O-line is a gorgeous sign for Rodgers and Lacy.

19. Could the Packers have the most underrated secondary in the NFL?

20. The Raiders’ offense had a mediocre night — that’s being nice because it’s preseason. Coach Jack Del Rio kept sending the first-team unit on the field the entire first half in an effort to coax something positive. It never came. Derek Carr’s struggles were similar to those he battled down the stretch in 2015. At one point Carr hurled a forced pass to Amari Cooper that was picked off. It’s the type of play that conjures the negative side of all those Brett Favre comparisons. Carr ended up with nine completions for 38 yards for an average of 2.9 yards per pass. Luckily for Carr and the Raiders, the preseason doesn’t count.

21. Oakland’s highly regarded offensive line was good in pass blocking, but struggled to open up holes in the running game. The Raiders’ offense needs better balance moving forward.

22. Robert Griffin III continued to flash deep-ball accuracy and a beautiful connection with Terrelle Pryor.

23. The Carl Nassib cult is growing. The Browns’ intriguing rookie defensive end began rotating with the starters. On his first drive, he immediately tipped a Matt Ryan pass. The rest of his snaps (which were plentiful) seemed like he was in the Falcons’ backfield every play. Nassib finished with a strip-sack, fumble recovery and had another sack negated by penalty. Nassib, Emmanuel Ogbahand Jamie Meder offer some the Browns young, intriguing building blocks in the front seven.

24. It wasn’t all roses for the Browns. The backend of their defense is a mess. At this point it wouldn’t even be shocking if former first-round pick Justin Gilbert ended up getting cut. Despite the optimism of some young players, this is still a defense devoid of starting playmakers. The Falcons’ first-team unit moved the ball at will on the first drive and went for 234 first-half yards. It could be an ugly season for Cleveland’s D.

25. With Vic Beasley sitting out, the Falcons’ pass rush was nearly nonexistent against a Brownsoffensive line that was destroyed last week.

26. The Falcons continue to split first-team snaps between Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman. It’s clear who is the better runner. Freeman went for 10.5 yards per carry (long of 19 yards) and a touchdown on four totes. Coleman had 16 yards on five carries. It’s not even just the stats; it’s howthey run. One dashes with decisive, quick cuts, getting up field. The other often stutters and gets smothered. Freeman’s talent should eventually force the Falcons to scrap a shared system.

27. How you feel about Atlanta’s playoff chances in 2016 likely depends on what side of theMohamed Sanu debate you fall. Thursday he flashed for three catches on five targets, including a 32-yard catch and run on a second-and-20. It’s clear he’s head-and-shoulders better than the spare parts the Falcons had at No. 2 receiver last year.

Reasons for optimism, Custom Canadiens Jersey questions facing Senators

The Ottawa Senators made sweeping changes in the front office, behind the
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After Bryan Murray stepped down as general manager to focus on his fight with colon cancer and spend time with his family, assistant general manager Pierre Dorion took over and promptly made a coaching change, firing Dave Cameron and hiring Guy Boucher.Men’s Reebok Montreal Canadiens 43 Daniel Carr Authentic Home Red NHL Hockey Jersey Cheap.

The Senators were ninth in the NHL in goals per game last season at 2.80, and Boucher’s task is clear: Improve a defense that last season allowed the fifth-most goals (2.94 per game) and the most shots per game (32.8), and special teams units that ranked in the bottom five in the League (power play (15.8 percent, 26th) and penalty killing (75.8 percent, 29th)).

Here are four reasons for optimism entering this season:

1. Guy Boucher is a power-play specialist

The Senators were tied for last in the League with 38 power-play goals and were even worse at home; their 15 power-play goals at Canadian Tire Centre were five fewer than any team scored at home. Boucher earned a reputation as a power-
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The next season, Boucher coached Hamilton of the American Hockey League and it finished sixth in the AHL with 70 power-play goals (13th in efficiency at 17.6 percent) on their way to winning the North Division. Boucher was named AHL coach of the year.

In 2010-11, his first season as coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning, their power play was sixth (20.5 percent) but tumbled to 24th (15.2 percent) the next season.

If the Senators are going to meet their goal of making the playoffs, an improved power play is going to be an important ingredient.

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2. Guy Boucher’s history with forward Mike Hoffman

Boucher and Hoffman have expressed enthusiasm about being reunited with the Senators. Hoffman played for Boucher for two seasons (2007-09) with Drummondville of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, and they won the league championship in 2008-09.

Hoffman, who agreed to terms on a four-year, $20.75 million contract July 26, led the Senators with 29 goals last season, including nine on the power play ranking sixth in power-play ice time per game among Senators forwards.

Boucher said he intends to make Hoffman a featured player on the power play.

3. Center Kyle Turris, left wing Clarke MacArthur are healthy

The Senators missed two-thirds of their top line for much of last season.
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With the veterans back in the lineup, the top nine forwards are considerably Youth Reebok Montreal Canadiens 10 Guy Lafleur Authentic Home Red Ice Hockey Jersey deeper and should help at both ends of the ice.

4. Defenseman Erik Karlsson is in his prime

The two-time Norris Trophy winner as the League’s top defenseman is coming off his best offensive season with a Senators-best 82 points, and at age 26 better seasons might be ahead of him.

He joined Hockey Hall of Famer Denis Potvin as the only defenseman to lead his team in scoring three seasons in a row (Potvin did it four times with the New York Islanders, from 1973-74 to 1976-77).

Karlsson also might benefit from a full season with defenseman Dion Phaneuf, who joined the Senators in a trade with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Feb. 9. Phaneuf is another veteran voice who can support Karlsson in his role as captain.

Here are three key questions facing the Senators:

1. Can the Senators get off to better starts?

The Senators gave up the first goal in 51 games last season and came back to win 14 times (14-30-7). Their 30 regulation losses when allowing the first goal were tied for fourth-most in the League. Their five regulation losses when scoring first were tied for the third fewest.

Whether it was a lack of preparation or waiting to see what type of game the
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Finding a way to score first is going to be a priority if the Senators are going to return to the playoffs.

2. Will Bobby Ryan become a 30-goal scorer again?

Ryan had four 30-goal seasons with the Anaheim Ducks, but in three seasons since being traded to the Senators, he’s scored 23, 18 and 22 goals. It will be interesting to see if center Derick Brassard, acquired in a trade with the New York Rangers for center Mika Zibanejad on July 18, can spark Ryan. Zibanejad was Ryan’s regular center with the Senators.

It’s expected MacArthur and Turris will play with Mark Stone on the first line,
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3. Will the Senators improve enough to make the playoffs?

That question will be answered by the ability of Boucher and his staff to address the obvious weaknesses in the defensive zone and improve the special teams.

With MacArthur and Turris back and adding the experience of Brassard, a full season with Phaneuf and forward Chris Kelly, who signed a one-year contract July 7, the Senators will be a more veteran team. That should lead to more composure, which should translate into steadier play on the defensive end.

Boucher has a reputation as a power-play specialist and the Senators need to improve in that area, but the real concern is defensive-zone play and puck possession (minus-370 SAT, 25th in the League).

If Boucher can address those issues, the Senators should score enough to get back into the playoffs.

Custom Canadiens Jersey Inside look at Buffalo Sabres

After five straight seasons out of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and three seasons of rebuilding, the Buffalo Sabres have set their sights on qualifying for the 2017 postseason.Men’s Reebok Montreal Canadiens 51 David Desharnais Authentic Away White Ice Hockey Jersey.

The Sabres had 81 points last season, 27 more than in 2014-15, when they had the worst record in the NHL. Although that put them seventh in the Atlantic Division,
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Buffalo has moved onto the path to success in its rebuild but must now take the
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Forward Kyle Okposo, who had 22 goals and 42 assists with the New York Islanders last season, signed a seven-year contract reportedley worth $42 million as a free agent on July 1. He will join a lineup that included skilled forwards Ryan O’Reilly, Jack Eichel, Sam Reinhart and Evander Kane. Those four combined for 193 points as four of Buffalo’s top five scorers; O’Reilly led with 60 (21 goals).

“I’ve obviously watched those guys play and played against them,” Okposo said when he was introduced in Buffalo on July 7. “I’ve been saying it for a week that
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The other big addition was defenseman Dmitry Kulikov, who was acquired from the Florida Panthers in a trade for defenseman Mark Pysyk during the 2016 NHL Draft.Men’s Reebok Montreal Canadiens 32 Brian Flynn Authentic Home Red NHL Hockey Jersey Cheap.

“We certainly like [Kulikov] as a player,” Buffalo general manager Tim Murray said at the draft. “We did a lot of video scouting at the end of the year on him. We watched their six playoff games, other than knowing him well and watching him
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Kulikov will join a defense that featured 21-year-old Rasmus Ristolainen (an unsigned restricted free agent), 22-year-old Jake McCabe, Zach Bogosian, Cody Franson and Josh Gorges. Although the group is experienced, a veteran like Kulikov should help clear up some depth issues and give Buffalo an even balance between left-handed and right-handed defensemen.

More help could be on the way up front if Harvard University forward and 2016 Hobey Baker Award winner Jimmy Vesey signs with the Sabres. Buffalo acquired Vesey from the Nashville Predators in a trade for a 2016 third-round pick on June 20. Vesey said he intends to become an unrestricted free agent on Aug. 15 when his draft rights expire, but Murray and coach Dan Bylsma met with Vesey in Boston last month to make their case to him to play in Buffalo.

“For me, this is in his court and I don’t sit at home and speculate about this,” Murray said on July 12. “He’s either going to sign here or he’s not. If he doesn’t,
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Robin Lehner will be the No. 1 goalie. The Sabres acquired Anders Nilsson from the St. Louis Blues to be the backup. Linus Ullmark will challenge Nilsson for that job in training camp, but Buffalo will need a healthy Lehner to carry the load.

Lehner, who was limited to 21 games last season, his first with the Sabres (5-9-5,
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Custom Canadiens Jersey Inside look at Calgary Flames

A disappointing finish last season prompted Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving to spend the summer making sweeping changes. Treliving didn’t
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“We have lots of reasons to be optimistic,” Treliving said. “Our young people are a year older. I think our team is just going to be more mature. Obviously, having said all that, there are things we’re going to have to change.”

After finishing 35-40-7 and 10 points behind the Minnesota Wild for the second
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Hartley, who won the Jack Adams Trophy as NHL coach of the year 11 months prior, was replaced by Glen Gulutzan on June 17.

“He’s going to have a big impact,” Treliving said of Gulutzan. “I know there’s certain things we’ve talked a lot about of how we want to play. There’s going to be an adjustment. It’s going to take a little bit of time, but I think he’s going to have a big impact with our group.”

Gulutzan spent the past three seasons as an assistant coach with the Vancouver Canucks.Men’s Reebok Montreal Canadiens 32 Brian Flynn Authentic Home Red NHL Hockey Jersey Cheap.

“There’s going to be a definitive style change,” the 44-year-old said. “We’re going to change the style of game. We want to play a little quicker. We’re going to be a
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Gulutzan inherits a roster that has seen significant change.

The Flames moved away from the four goaltenders who played last season — Karri Ramo, Jonas Hiller, Niklas Backstrom and Joni Ortio — and combined for an
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The Flames acquired goaltender Brian Elliott in a trade with the St. Louis Blues on June 24 and signed unrestricted free agent goaltender Chad Johnson to a one-year contract a week later.

Elliott led the NHL with a .930 save percentage (among goalies who played more than 13 games). His 2.07 goals-against average was second to Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning (2.06).

“It starts in net for us,” Treliving said. “We’ve stabilized the position. We’ve got two guys coming in who are hungry to do well, have had good track records. I think the chemistry will be right. We have to continue to find ways to keep the puck out of our net. That’s not just relying on the guy in net. Yeah, we need to be stable in the position, but it’s how we defend, it’s how we play in front of them.”

The Flames also made changes to their forwards. They didn’t tender a qualifying offer to Joe Colborne or Josh Jooris, or to prospects Kenny Agostino, Bill Arnold,
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Instead, the Flames added Alex Chiasson in a trade with the Ottawa Senators, signed veteran Troy Brouwer, and selected forward Matthew Tkachuk in the first round (No. 6) of the 2016 NHL Draft.

The Flames’ biggest offseason challenge has been coming to terms on a contract for restricted free agent forwards Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan. Gaudreau (78 points) and Monahan (63) finished first and second in scoring for
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“I know people are looking for the magic reason here,” Treliving said. “You need two sides to make a deal. We continue to work at it. Both sides continue to work at it. We’re real comfortable in saying we’re going to get a contract done. It’s when. These things … you can’t force it. You just continue to hammer away at it and make progress. That’s what we’ll continue to do.”

Customized Indianapolis Colts Jersey Cop Who Allegedly Plotted To Assist ISIS Had Ties To Convicted Terrorists

As he got closer to joining one of the world’s most notorious terror groups,
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It turns out the FBI was, in fact, watching him. They had been for years.

Young, a 36-year-old officer with the District of Columbia region’s Metro Transit Police Department, was arrested on Wednesday morning at department headquarters after a years-long investigation into his ties to ISIS, the U.S.
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There was never any “direct threat” to the transit system and most of Young’s
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alleged interests were overseas, a spokesman said.

Authorities say they first made contact with Young in 2010 after he complained about the arrest of his buddy Zachary Chesser, who was later famously convicted on terrorism charges for threatening the creators of “South Park.”

Over the next six years, Young met with several undercover FBI officers and informants in various attempts to send money overseas, communicate with known terrorists and plan an attack on the FBI, according to his arrest affidavit (featured below). Alongside undercover officers, he also met with Amine El Khalifi, who in 2012 was sentenced to 30 years in prison over a plot to carry out a suicide bomb attack in Washington, D.C.

All the while, Young suspected ― and rightly so ― that he was being watched. He
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If he were ever betrayed, he reportedly said, “That person’s head would be in a cinder block at the bottom of Lake Braddock.”

On another occasion, he discussed an attack on an FBI establishment, and in 2011 allegedly said he wanted to kidnap and torture an FBI agent who interviewed him about Chesser.

Last month, Young allegedly took action. He told an informant that he wanted to purchase mobile phone gift cards that would allow the self-described Islamic State to communicate and recruit via text. Authorities say that on July 28, Young sent 22 gift card codes ― worth about $250 ― to an undercover FBI agent, and said:

“Respond to verify receipt . . . may not answer depending on when as this device will be destroyed after all are sent to prevent the data being possibly seen on this end in the case of something unfortunate.”

The move was apparently the last straw for the FBI, and agents arrested him on several charges of attempting to give support to a foreign terrorist organization. He faces a maximum of 20 years in prison if convicted.

Metro General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld told WTOP that he was horrified by the
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“Metro Transit Police alerted the FBI about this individual and then worked with
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Top court clarifies law at sea – China.

Fishermen illegally operating in waters administered by China are going to face
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Such acts will be considered as “serious” criminal acts and those responsible will be fined and sentenced to less than one year’s imprisonment, detention or surveillance. In addition, Chinese and foreign nationals will be held criminally liable for illegally killing endangered wildlife in waters under Chinese jurisdiction.Men’s Nike Oakland Raiders Personalized Elite Team Road Black White Two Tone NFL Jersey.

The interpretation is aimed at helping Chinese maritime authorities better deal with thorny cases of infringements on sovereignty and economic rights, and of
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The court said it is “China’s first full-scale judicial interpretation on maritime crimes”.

Chen Chang, head of an observation and research station of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, said that before the interpretation, Chinese law had difficulty in effectively restraining illegal fishing by neighboring countries, such as Vietnam.

Chen, who studies the deep waters off the Xisha and Nansha islands in the South China Sea, said some foreign fishermen had resorted to poison or even torpedoes to get their catch, seriously damaging the coral reefs.

Chinese authorities had few options but to drive them away, “which is not conducive to effective management or deterrence”.

The new interpretation “offers viable provisions and a basis to support law enforcement”, Chen said.

Under the interpretation, seas under China’s jurisdiction include not only inland
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The interpretation covers Chinese citizens as well as organizations engaged in
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Wang Hanling, director of the National Center for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea of the CASS, said it is the first time that Chinese law has covered fishery zones jointly managed by China and neighbors.

Wang pointed out that under the interpretation both Chinese and foreign citizens who engage in illegal activity in the waters will be punished — “they are being treated on an equal footing” — and their lawful rights and interests are also guaranteed.

“The interpretation will help the agencies concerned to better exercise jurisdiction in the sea and protect China’s maritime rights and interests,” Wang said.Youth Nike Custom Made Oakland Raiders Elite Black Team Color NFL Jersey Sale.

It further clarifies China’s maritime jurisdiction based on Chinese law, the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and the country’s judicial practices, he
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It was two days after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando. But they weren’t there to mourn. The group that included Evan Wolfson, often described as the architect of the modern same-sex marriage movement, was there for action.

The participants discussed how to mobilize the same grassroots machinery that moved marriage equality from political pipe dream to reality in a matter of years, this time in the name of gun safety.

That meeting was the first of many solidifying an alliance between advocates for gun control and gay rights. Prominent leaders in both movements have created a
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Veteran gay activists are helping manage campaigns for state ballot measures this fall that would expand background checks for gun buyers. Representatives of the Human Rights Campaign, the largest U.S. gay advocacy group, plan to lobby for gun safety laws in visits with members of Congress during their recess this month and with state lawmakers when they return to session next year.

Gun control advocates, who have seen legislative efforts repeatedly stymied by a reluctant Congress and the gun lobby, said they welcomed the help from a
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But Orlando was catalytic for gays on both sides of the gun issue. Since the shooting, membership swelled 500 percent to more than 8,000 in Pink Pistols, a pro-gun gay group with the motto: “Armed queers don’t get bashed.”Women’s Nike Custom Made Pittsburgh Steelers Elite Black Team Color NFL Jersey Cheap.

A spokeswoman for the National Rifle Association declined to comment on how gay rights groups were approaching gun control. The gun lobbying group has encouraged gays and other minorities to use guns for self defense.


    The Orlando shooting bolstered ongoing efforts by the gun control movement to borrow from the same-sex marriage playbook: take the fight to the states and build grassroots support.

“In many ways, we took a page right from the political arc of marriage equality,” said John Feinblatt, director of Everytown for Gun Safety, the anti-gun violence group founded by billionaire former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. “Is it going to win overnight like a light switch? Absolutely not – but neither did marriage equality.”

Like Mark Glaze, his predecessor at Everytown, Feinblatt is a gay advocate whose involvement has reinforced the strategic ties between the two movements.

Similarly, Zach Silk, who helped lead the successful 2012 Washington State same-sex marriage ballot initiative, went to work on gun safety weeks after the Newtown, Connecticut school massacre that same year. In 2014, he helped pass a referendum on expanded background checks, and he is currently working for a comparable initiative in Nevada.

Matt McTighe, a veteran strategist for same-sex marriage ballot initiatives, is
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The ballot measures attempt to capitalize on something the same-sex marriage movement didn’t enjoy at the outset: broad public support. Polls show modest measures, such as expanded background checks, are overwhelmingly popular.

Several federal courts have upheld state limits, such as military-style assault weapons bans, that go beyond the background checks in pending ballot measures.

The legal terrain is defined by the landmark 2008 U.S. Supreme Court decision
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“It’s hard to see what item on the gun control agenda would be barred under Heller,” said Adam Winkler, a law professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, and author of “Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America.”

Gun control supporters have adopted another tactic from the same-sex marriage movement: putting a human face on the issue.

Everytown has been building a survivors’ network so victims can share their stories.

“Freedom to marry came from storytelling – meeting people in love who wanted to have families like everyone else,” Feinblatt said. “We have a 1,000-member network who are turning grief into political action.”

Gay rights groups, like the National LGBTQ Task Force, plan to draw on deep ties they have developed with state and federal lawmakers through years of lobbying.

Still, leaders worry progress could stall as the raw emotions surrounding Orlando fade. To that end, some groups are emphasizing the gay community’s vulnerability to hate crimes and domestic violence.

“This is an everyday issue for our community,” said Meghan Maury, the senior policy counsel for the National LGBTQ Task Force. “It won’t be sustainable if we only talk about this in the context of Orlando.”

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After all, the former Eagles coach milked a 27-touchdown, two-pick season out of Nick Foles before turning the scattershot Mark Sanchez into a solid player for
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While Kelly’s new team, the 49ers, aren’t seen as a compelling bunch on paper, it will be fascinating to watch how the coach molds his high-speed attack around San Francisco’s pair of dueling quarterbacks, Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert.

What we learned today is that Kelly plans to give both passers a fair shot at
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Kelly later said that he’s “eager” to finally see a post-surgery Kaepernick at full speed, but the one-time Super Bowl starter has plenty of ground to make up after Gabbert was widely praised by teammates for grabbing the leadership reins all offseason.

Gabbert also outplayed Kaepernick for large parts of 2015, a campaign that revived Gabbert’s seemingly dead career. Who would have thought back in 2012 that the Jacksonville draft bust would one day unseat the much-ballyhooed Kaepernick for a starting job?

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Not unlike Bill Belichick — who learned painful but valuable lessons during his
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“If there are issues, he’s a guy we can talk to about it,” wideout Torrey Smith told Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee. “It’s not like he’s been a brick wall or someone we feel we can’t talk to about issues. He’s been very open to us. He’s a big communications guy. We’ve been able to have a lot of open dialogue with him, especially the older guys.”

Still, Kelly ultimately will be measured by his ability to flip the switch on offense and draw the most out of his signal-callers. While San Francisco might be far away from competing in the rugged NFC West, this won’t be a boring club to follow: Chip Kelly’s teams never are. — Marc Sessler

Here’s what else we learned from Sunday’s training-camp action:

Hopkins holdout over in a blink

That was quick. One day after choosing not to report to training camp, Texans star wideoutDeAndre Hopkins on Sunday ended his brief holdout. Set to make just $1 million in base salary this season, Hopkins on Sunday acknowledged that he isn’t happy with the team. Texans general manager Rick Smith, though, made it clear that Houston wouldn’t cave into any demands from the Hopkins camp.
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It’s a hyper-positive development for quarterback Brock Osweiler and the Texans offense, but also a reminder that holdouts — even by star players — don’t often trigger results.

Injury bug already biting

1. Giants fans saw their quiet Sunday morning nearly bloom into a full-fledged disaster when wideoutOdell Beckham suffered “a cut or two” on his leg after colliding with teammate Janoris Jenkins at practice. “He’s probably going to be sore for a couple days,” said coach Ben McAdoo, who knows that any injury to his star pass-catcher would toss this Big Blue offense into the blender.

“I got stepped on,” Beckham said. “It’s nothing too bad. It’s football, it happens.”

2. When the Texans host the Bears in Week 1, there’s no guarantee that All-Pro defensive end J.J. Watt will be on the field. “I can’t put a solid start date on when I can play. I don’t plan on missing my first game, but I can’t promise it,” said Watt, currently recovering from July back surgery. It’s not too early to question how this setback could impact a Texans team that plays the Chiefs, Patriots andTitans after that opener against Chicago. Back injuries are always tricky.

3. The Dolphins have no choice but to keep waiting on a back-from-suspension Dion Jordan.

The defensive end will be ready for Week 1, but Jordan will miss at least the first few weeks of training camp after undergoing recent knee surgery. It’s a development that caught the club by surprise, with first-year coach Adam Gase saying: “That was news to us.”

4. Super Bowl star Kony Ealy finds himself mired in the NFL’s concussion protocol after the Panthersdefensive end took a helmet-to-helmet hit on Saturday.

5. We have positive news out of Buffalo, where Sammy Watkins passed his conditioning test on Sunday following April foot surgery. The receiver still
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6. Chargers wide receiver Stevie Johnson injured his knee during practice on Sunday. The Chargerswill update Johnson’s status on Monday.

Gronk set to get paid?


1. NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo reported Sunday that Rob Gronkowski’s agents,
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Odds and ends

1. Niners pass rusher Aaron Lynch told reports reporters that he failed his drug test due to drinking too much water.

“It came out unreadable,” Lynch said. “I’ve already been in the program, so that’s (suspension) the next step.”

The NFL suspended Lynch four games on July 15 for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.

“I’ll be out for four weeks,” he said. “It wasn’t something I was trying to do. I could’ve avoided it, but I got to take it on the chin and go with it.

His loss is a blow to a 49ers defense that has a scarce supply of playmakers. Lynch and Ahmad Brooks had a team-high 6.5 sacks last year.

2. The Cowboys have their own pass rusher shelved for the first four weeks of the regular season. Defensive end Demarcus Lawrence expressed remorse when he talked to reporters about his suspension on Sunday.

“It’s on me. I messed up,” Lawrence said. “I learned from my mistakes and I have to move on and get everything right.”

Lawrence vowed to stay committed while he won’t be able to play.

“I just got to come out here and approach each day working hard, making sure the young guys are ready to step up and take over their role,” he said. “So coming out here trying to focus on my technique, make sure I’m ready and in shape when I get back and just making sure the young guys are ready.”

3. Broncos quarterback Mark Sanchez earned himself a slight lead in Denver’s QB competition.

“He did,” Kubiak said when asked about Sanchez, according to KUSA-TV in Denver. “That’s game day. You’re out there playing all day long, everybody’s wore out, the quarterback’s got to step up and make plays. He did that at the end of practice, made some great plays, great throws.”

Melania Trump’s Website, Personalized NFL Football Jersey Biography Have Disappeared From The Internet

The professional website of Melania Trump, wife of the Republican presidential nominee, has apparently been deleted from the internet as of Wednesday afternoon.

The disappearance of Trump’s elaborate website comes just days after news outlets,including The Huffington Post, raised serious questions about whether
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Embellishing Trump’s educational achievements in her online biography “was almost certainly done in consultation with Trump and his advisors, as they were desperate to give off the impression that the Slovenian model was not just beautiful, but also smart and well-educated,” according to Melania Trump: The Inside Story, an unauthorized biography of the potential first lady. Men’s Nike Custom Made New England Patriots Elite Navy Blue Team Color Jersey Sale.

Questions about Trump’s educational background gained a new sense of urgency last week, after she delivered a keynote at the Republican National Convention that had been plagiarized from a speech current first lady Michelle Obama gave
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When pressed about the subject last week, a campaign spokeswoman declined to confirm or deny whether Trump had earned the degree. The refusal to answer questions about Trump’s education quickly sparked speculation about whether other parts of her biography were untrue. Women’s Nike Customized New England Patriots Elite Throwback Red Alternate Football Jersey.

A campaign spokeswoman did not immediately reply to HuffPost’s questions on
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Despite the apparent attempts to scrub Trump’s biography, there are older versions of her website available in online archives, which contain the claim that
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The National Meteorological Center continued its heat alert on Wednesday,
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“The recent heat, caused by a subtropical high, is noted for its wide scope, high intensity and long duration,” said Ma Xuekuan, the center’s chief forecaster.
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Shanghai municipality and provinces including Anhui, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu,
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Temperatures in Shanghai’s Xujiahui area reached 40.3 C, a record high this year and the third-highest in the city’s history.

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The heat, which has lasted for days, has claimed the lives of at least four people in Hefei, Anhui province, 16 people in the neighboring Jiangsu province and one woman in Shanghai. Reports show that most victims were seniors and workers at
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