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RIO DE JANEIRO -- For Australian Mack Horton, having his Chinese rival Sun Yang bomb out of the Olympic 1500m freestyle event is water off a swimmers back. Air Max 95 Italia.Horton sealed his spot in the 1500m final, but Sun - the world record-holder and defending Olympic champion - wont be there after crashing in Fridays heats at the Rio Games.It doesnt really matter if hes there or not, to be honest, Horton said.Im just doing my own thing.Horton, after beating a field including Sun to win the 400m freestyle gold medal earlier in the week, sparked controversy by labelling the Chinese swimmer a drug cheat.Sun was banned for three months in 2014 for doping.Hortons comments triggered a chorus of support from swimmers including American legend Michael Phelps criticising the presence of past drug cheats at Rios Games.Chinas Olympic officials also demanded Horton apologise, a request roundly rejected by Australian hierarchy.Asked on Friday if he was surprised by the furore, Horton replied: Probably not.I dont know. Im not really paying that much attention to it, he said.The Olympic village is kind of like a bubble and you just stick to your own sort of thing in your little tower.Horton qualified fourth-fastest for Saturday nights final but a sagging Sun was 16th-quickest and missed the cut. Air Max Outlet Italia . Jason Zucker and Matt Cooke also scored for Minnesota, which has won five of six. Kuemper made five saves in the first, nine in the second, and nine in the third. The rookies best save came with 2:17 left in the third period when he denied former Wild forward Matt Cullen from just outside of the crease on the right side. Nike Tn Scontate . Kozun faked to the forehand and beat Monsters starter, Calvin Pickard, pad side in the second round for the winner. Spencer Abbott also scored in the shootout for the Marlies (25-13-4). http://www.airmaxoutletscontate.it/max-90-scarpe-scontate.html . 1 position. The Mustangs (6-0), who beat Queens 50-31 last weekend, earned 17 first-place votes and 287 points in voting by the Football Reporters of Canada. Western was last ranked first in the country in October 2011. DURHAM, N.C. -- No. 1 Duke didnt have three of its top freshmen -- and still had more than enough to rout Marist.Grayson Allen scored 16 points and Duke opened its season by routing the Red Foxes 94-49 on Friday night.Were a little bit undermanned now, and nobody feels sorry for us because they think we have an excessive number of men, coach Mike Krzyzewski said. But we just have to keep getting better.Freshman Frank Jackson had 18 points in his debut with the Blue Devils while Luke Kennard added 16.Duke shot 44 percent and had an easy time against the Red Foxes despite playing without three big men from a freshman class widely considered the nations best.Chase Jeter finished with 11 points in his first career start and Matt Jones also had 11 for Duke, which pushed its lead into double figures for good before Marist managed its first defensive stop.Khallid Hart had 13 points to lead Marist, which was just 3 of 25 from 3-point range.Injuries in the preseason have left the Blue Devils short in the paint: Forward Jayson Tatum missed both exhibition games after spraining his foot during a practice last month, center Marques Bolden earlier this week was declared out of both games this weekend with a leg injury, and forward Harry Giles is recovering after having his left knee scoped in October to clean up some loose bodies and scar tissue.They didnt need them.Duke held a 56-33 rebounding edge against an outmanned Marist team that didnt have anyone taller than 6-foot-9 on the roster.It speaks for the talent that we have and the confidence that we do have in the guys on the bench, Allen said. Whoever we put out there can be a good group.BIG PICTUREMarist: The Red Foxes met a similar fate as the previous 125 nonconference teams to visit Cameron Indoor Stadium. No shame in losing like this to Duke because the nations No. 1 team is hardly a fair measuring stick for a young team that went 7-23 last season.I didnt think we played at our best, Marist coach Mike Maker said, but Duke had a lot to do with that.Duke: Jeter looked significantly more confident during hhis first start than he did at virtually any point during an uneven freshman season. Air Max 90 Uomo Saldi. With so many big men out, any production they can get from Jeter is a significant plus.INJURY REPORTKrzyzewski says theres no time frame for the injured players return, adding that were just going to shut those guys down for a while instead of rushing them back and risking re-injury.Im going to be really adamant about taking a longer time than a shorter time, no matter what, he added. Krzyzewski says Tatum may have returned to practice too soon and that hurt him.POLL IMPLICATIONSThe Blue Devils cant climb any higher than No. 1, and at no point during this rout did they look like they deserve a lower ranking.THANKS, ALBANYMarist has politics in North Carolina and New York to thank -- at least partly -- for this beating. The original schedule had Duke opening against Grand Canyon before playing Albany on Saturday, but the Great Danes had to back out of that game because of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomos executive order banning publicly funded, non-essential travel to North Carolina in response to a North Carolina law that limits protections for LGBT people. Organizers with the Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic moved the Grand Canyon game back a day, swapped in Marist -- which, as a private school, was not subject to the travel ban -- and sent Albany to play at Penn State. In a show of unity against the North Carolina law, Maker said, the Red Foxes wore rainbow-colored socks.UP NEXTMarist: The Red Foxes have a couple of travel days before taking on No. 23 Rhode Island on Monday night in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic.Duke: The Blue Devils face a quick turnaround with Grand Canyon coming in Saturday afternoon. Consider it a final mid-major tuneup before taking on No. 3 Kansas next week in the Champions Classic.---Follow Joedy McCreary at http://twitter.com/joedyap.---More AP college basketball: http://collegebasketball.ap.org ;Wholeslae Jerseys NFL Jerseys Cheap Wholesale NBA Jerseys Cheap NHL JerseysCheap MLB Jerseys Wholesale Soccer Jerseys Cheap College Jerseys Cheap Football Jerseys Cheap Basketball Jerseys Cheap Baseball Jerseys ' ' '

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