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CHICAGO -- Chicago Bulls fans chanted "MVP" when Joakim Noah made big plays. [url=]Harrison Butker Jersey[/url] . Noah doesnt like the attention. "Thats not whats important to me," Noah said. "Its just all about this team right now. Weve been through so much. Its not about individual accolades." Noah turned in another MVP-type performance on Saturday night, finishing with 23 points and 11 rebounds in the Bulls 94-87 victory over the Sacramento Kings. "First thing is his game is through the roof right now. His confidence is through the roof," teammate Taj Gibson said. But Noah would rather focus the attention on the team and how it withstood the Kings comeback. Gibson scored seven of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, Mike Dunleavy added 16 and DJ Augustin had 12 for the Bulls (37-29), who are fourth in the Eastern Conference and improved to 3-2 on their six-game homestand. "It was very physical out there tonight," said Noah, who added eight assists, five blocked shots and three steals to his 33rd double-double. "That was a good win. We didnt let frustration get to us. We stuck with it." Isaiah Thomas led the Kings with 26 and DeMarcus Cousins had 25 points and 14 rebounds. The Kings (23-43) won the rebounding battle 55-40, but committed 16 turnovers and were 23 of 37 at the free-throw line. "Thats a lot of points to be left on the court," Kings coach Michael Malone said. "The reality is were just not good enough to not take advantage of all of those free throws." Both teams struggled on offence, with the Bulls shooting 40 per cent and the Kings 37 per cent. "The fact that we allowed a team that does not score a lot in transition score 20 fast-break points, obviously that wasnt part of our game plan," Malone said. The Kings are 2-4 on their seven-game road trip. Cousins hit a layup with 1:01 left to cut the Bulls lead to 88-85. Gibson responded with a jumper with 42.2 seconds left, and the Bulls made four of six free throws to seal the win. The Bulls led 48-43 at halftime before the Kings outscored them 20-16 in the third to pull within one. The Bulls have won four straight at home against the Kings, the only team below .500 to visit during the homestand. Noah had 17 points and five rebounds and Rudy Gay led the Kings with 10 points at halftime. Noah scored 12 points in the first quarter, which ended 23-23. "Noah is an incredible player. I say hes the heart and soul of that Bulls team," Cousins said. The game was more competitive than the teams previous meeting. The Kings routed the Bulls 99-70 at Sleep Train Arena on Feb. 3, when the Bulls finished with season lows in points and shooting percentage (28.2). "Thats a good team even though their record is not too well," Gibson said. "They tend to play well at times. It was a battle tonight." NOTES: Dunleavys right eye was black and blue and he wore tape above it. He received 10 stitches after he caught an elbow when he drew a charge Thursday in the Bulls 111-87 win over Houston. ... Evans started at power forward for the Kings to match up against the Bulls front line. Malone said the Kings will decide who plays the position based on each games matchup. Derrick Williams has played both forward positions. ... Malone was impressed with G Jimmer Fredette, who played 41 games with the Kings this season before he signed with the Bulls on March 2. "He was always in the gym, even on off days, committed to getting his work in," Malone said. "Even when he was not playing and part of the rotation, he never dropped his head, kept on working, kept on supporting his teammates. Thats why I think the Bulls at some point will be able to use him." ... The Kings are 10-24 on the road. [url=]Harrison Butker Panthers Jersey[/url] . Appearing on TSN 1050 on Tuesday, Sean McAdam of Comcast SportsNet New England reported that the Blue Jays, along with a number of other playoff contenders were in the mix for the Boston ace. [url=]Curtis Samuel Jersey[/url] .B. -- Canadas Rachel Homan opened the Ford Womens World Curling Championship with a 7-5 win over Russia on Saturday. [url=][/url] . Diego Costa headed in Gabis corner seven minutes from time to secure victory ahead of the return match in Madrid on March 11. "We know that at Madrid it will be another game, which will also be important and very difficult," Milan coach Clarence Seedorf said.Kory Sheets has been the CFLs most dominant player this season. The Saskatchewan Roughriders running back is not only leading the league in rushing with 1,149 yards, hes also on pace to become the most dominant single-season runner in league history. Sheets is on pace to finish with nearly 2,300 yards, which would shatter the current mark of 2,065 set in 1998 by former Montreal Alouettes star Mike Pringle. The five-foot-11, 208-pound Sheets is the runaway favourite at the halfway point of the season for the CFLs outstanding player award. Quarterbacks have traditionally dominated the annual vote by the Football Reporters of Canada, winning it 17 times since 1990. Running backs have won it three times over that span, with Pringle doing so twice (1995, 1998). The other was Torontos Mike (Pinball) Clemons in 1990. The hard-running Sheets has helped the Riders (8-1) assume top spot in the ultra-competitive West Division with the CFLs best record. If Saskatchewan can remain there, it would give the squad home-field advantage for the conference final and a shot at reaching the Grey Cup game, which will be played at Reginas Mosaic Stadium. The Riders are attempting to become the third straight team to win the CFL title on home soil following the B.C. Lions in 2011 and Toronto Argonauts last year. Heres a look at the other award favourites heading into the second half of the regular season. Outstanding Canadian Calgary Stampeders running back Jon Cornish is putting together a record-setting season of his own. The veteran from New Westminster, B.C., was the CFLs top Canadian in 2012 after rushing for a league-high 1,457 yards -- the most ever by a Canuck. He has already run for 809 yards -- second only to Sheets -- in 2013 despite missing a game with a thigh contusion. Earlier this season against Winnipeg, Cornish ran for 175 yards and scored a career-high four TDs, earning CFL offensive player and top Canadian weekly honours. Also worth watching is Winnipeg linebacker Henoc Muamba (57 tackles). Outstanding Rookie Receiver Craig Ellingson is having a season to remember. The six-foot-three, 197-pound rookie from Florida International is not only the Ticats receiving leader with 41 catches for 632 yards and four touchdowns, but stands fourth in the CFL. Elllingson was impressive during Hamiltons training camp and hasnt missed a beat midway through his first CFL campaign, quickly becoming a favourite target of league passing leader Henry Burris. [url=]Curtis Samuel Youth Jersey[/url]. Also worth watching is Brett Jones, Calgarys starting centre. Outstanding Lineman A big part of Saskatchewans offensive success this season is the clubs offensive line and the anchor is veteran guard Brendon Labatte. The Riders certainly had high expectations for the six-foot-four, 323-pound native of Weyburn, Sask., when they signed him as a free agent prior to last season. He leads a front wall that not only creates running lanes for Sheets but also gives quarterback Darian Durant time to look downfield. Theres a reason why the Riders lead the CFL in rushing yards and total offensive yards. But also worth noting is Riders tackle Ben Heenan. The six-foot-four, 310-pound former Regina Rams star was taken first overall in the 2012 CFL draft and started 12 games that year at guard. The second-year pro was shifted to tackle this season and hasnt looked out of place. Outstanding Defensive Player Linebacker JC Sherrit won this award last year after recording a league-record 130 tackles. At the halfway point of this campaign, Montreal linebacker Chip Cox has 71 tackles, putting him on pace to shatter Sherrits mark. The five-foot-nine, 185-pound Cox has also registered three sacks and an interception and is enjoying his best CFL season. Last year, the former Ohio University star recorded a career-high 82 tackles. Also worth watching are defensive lineman Alex Hall of Winnipeg (league-best 11 sacks) and Charleston Hughes of Calgary (eight sacks). Outstanding Special-Teams Player Hes the CFLs leading scorer with 106 points, but what set Calgary Stampeders kicker Rene Paredes apart from the others was his incredible streak of 39 straight successful field goals. That run ended in Calgarys 35-14 road win over Toronto on Aug. 23 when Parades failed to convert from 22 yards out. Its the only field goal Paredes has missed in 27 attempts. Parades broke Paul McCallums CFL record of 30 straight field goals July 29. In his third season with Calgary, Parades is 101 of 115 career attempts (87.8 per cent) and made 40-of-43 tries last year (93 per cent). [url=]Cheap NFL Jerseys[/url] [url=]Wholesale Jerseys[/url] [url=]Wholesale NFL Jerseys[/url] [url=]Jerseys From China[/url] [url=]Wholesale NFL Jerseys[/url] [url=]Cheap NFL Jerseys[/url] [url=]Cheap Jerseys[/url] ' ' '

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