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BOSTON -- Meryl Davis and Charlie White didnt have to think about their footwork and spins. [url=]Jean Segura Diamondbacks Jersey[/url] . Those elements of their short dance were near-flawless, as is frequently the case with the world champions. They could plunge into telling the story of the selections from "My Fair Lady" at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Friday. Davis and White broke their own record with 80.69 points to open a big lead, well on their way to a sixth straight national title. "This is the first time we felt comfortable enough to let things happen naturally," Davis said. "This is the fifth time were competing the program. With this program, its all about being comfortable enough to let things happen naturally, and when you reach a point where it can be just fun, thats what we really enjoy about skating." Davis and White are more than seven points ahead of Madison Chock and Evan Bates, last years runners-up. On the final lift, they spun across the ice in a dizzying blur with the tails of Whites tuxedo flying behind, and she could look up to the crowd with eyes glowing. Coach Marina Zoueva had wanted them to skate to this music for several years. "As we have grown with the program, we fell in love with the program and what it means ... that exuberant joy," Davis said. For all of Davis and Whites accomplishments, they still needed to settle into their programs in this Olympic year, so that things will happen naturally when they get to Sochi. On Friday, they looked ready to try to take that one step up the podium from their silver medal showing at the Vancouver Games. "Because we put pressure on ourselves throughout our career, its kind of a healthy pressure," White said. "Its what gets us through the tough times, that we rely on each other." Chock and Bates posted a career-high 73.41, well above their 70.80 a year ago but still far behind Davis and White. Chock fell in practice Wednesday, crashing hard into the boards, but said she was fine other than a little soreness in her shoulders. Siblings Maia and Alex Shibutani were third with 68.00 in a repeat of the final standings in 2013. The top three teams make the Olympics. The free dance is Saturday. When the final notes of "Theres No Business Like Show Business" ended, Bates barked out, "Lets go!" Their coach told them before they took the ice, "Skate to win." "Thats good advice," Bates said. A U.S. silver medal is a major victory with the way their fellow Americans have recently dominated the sport. [url=]Archie Bradley Diamondbacks Jersey[/url] . The Redskins announced Monday that the quarterback who led the team to the Super Bowl championship in the 1987 season will serve as a personnel executive. [url=]A. J. Pollock Jersey[/url] .C. -- Only two Syracuse teams have won their first 20 games, and C. [url=][/url] .com) - SirDominic Pointer posted career highs of 24 points and seven steals to lead No.The New Jersey Devils re-signed centre Adam Henrique to a six-year, $24 million contract on Monday. Henrique will enter his third NHL season after scoring 11 goals and adding five assists for 16 points in 42 games with the Devils last season. The 23-year-old started the year with the AHLs Albany Devils but played in 16 games before suffering a thumb injury. Henrique was named to the 2011-12 NNHL All-Rookie Team, while finishing third in the voting for the Calder Memorial Trophy as the leagues top rookie. [url=]Patrick Corbin Jersey[/url]. His 51 points that season marked the fourth-highest rookie total in team history, while his 13 post-season points were a franchise record among first-year players. Henrique was selected by the Devils in the third round (82nd overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. [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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