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CHERBOURG-EN-COTENTIN, France -- A gastronomical, sporting and cultural glance at Stage 2 of the Tour de France on Sunday:Region: Remaining in Normandy, Stage 2 started in Saint-Lo, a city that had its 13th century Notre-Dame cathedral split in two by Allied bombings in 1944. Amara Darboh Womens Jersey . The damage is still visible to this day.Baguette and butter: World champion Peter Sagan of Slovakia made the most of a steep and short climb in a frenzied finale to win the 183-kilometer (114-mile) leg to Cherbourg-en-Cotentin and claim the overall leaders yellow jersey.Plat du jour: Dont miss the oysters of St-Vaast-La-Hougue, about 30 kilometers (20 miles) east of Cherbourg. A true gourmet delicacy, this shellfish is famous for its generous meat, golden-yellow color and sour notes.Culture: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (Les parapluies de Cherbourg was the original title) was a 1964 hit film and musical starring Catherine Deneuve.Vin du jour: Normandy is not really a wine-making region but there are still plenty of good things to drink. A traditional beverage in the area, Poire (pronounced puah-REY) is a refined cousin of the local apple cider. Made from pears, it has a pale yellow color, refreshing acidity and a low alcohol content making it an ideal summer drink.History: Fought after the D-Day invasion of Normandy in 1944, the month-long Battle of Cherbourg allowed the Allies to establish a key port. Located directly across the channel from Britain, Cherbourg was also claimed by the English at times in the Middle Ages.Stat of the Day: Five. Five future winners of the Tour have won a stage in Cherbourg: Gustave Garrigou, Henri Pelissier, Ottavio Bottecchia, Philippe Thys and Andre Leduck -- all before World War II.Quote of the Day: I didnt know I won the stage because I thought there were two riders in front. Sagan on why he didnt celebrate.Dessert: Confiture de pomme et canelle, a delightly spiced apple-cinnamon spread.Next order: Starting in Granville, Frances leading shellfish port, Stage 3 Monday moves out of the Normandy region over a southeasterly 223.5-kilometer (139-mile) route that concludes in Angers, in the Pays de la Loire region. The mostly flat leg should set up well for sprinters, meaning Sagan should be able to hold onto the yellow jersey. Delano Hill Seahawks Jersey . Anthony Davis had 31 points and 17 rebounds in his seventh straight game with more than 20 points, but that was only enough to keep the Pelicans competitive into the final minutes. 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DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera reached another milestone, and that was just one highlight for the Detroit Tigers during a scrappy eighth-inning comeback.Cabrera singled for his 1,000th RBI with the Tigers, and Detroit went on to score three runs in the eighth, rallying for a 4-3 win over the Red Sox on Thursday that snapped Bostons six-game winning streak. Second baseman Ian Kinsler caught a line drive by Mookie Betts for the final out in the ninth with runners on second and third.Detroits offense finally broke through after scoring one run in each of three straight losses to Kansas City.It was fun. It hasnt been fun for the last three days, manager Brad Ausmus said. There wasnt a lot of activity in the dugout because we didnt have a lot of offense going on. And it was fun to do it in a situation where the game was on the line.The Red Sox scored twice in the eighth to go up 3-1, but the Tigers rallied. Cabreras run-scoring single made it 3-2 and gave him 1,000 RBI for his Detroit tenure -- and 1,523 overall in a career that started in 2003 with the Marlins.Playing eight, nine years here, it made me proud, because you dont see that too often right now because all the trades, the situation around baseball, Cabrera said. Its hard to play with one team for a long time.Brad Ziegler came on and allowed a tying single to Victor Martinez. J.D. Martinez walked to load the bases with nobody out, but a grounder and a strikeout left the bases still loaded.Andrew Romine then drew a walk to put Detroit ahead.Boston threatened in the ninth against Francisco Rodriguez. David Ortizs pinch-hit single put men on first and second with one out, and Xander Bogaerts moved the runners over with a groundout. Betts made solid contact, but Kinsler was well positioned and needed to move only slightly to his right to make the play.Rodriguez got his 34th save in 37 chances.Justin Wilson (3-4) won in relief. Junichi Tazawa (2-2) failed to retire a batter in the eighth.Sandy Leon homered for Boston.The Red Sox won at Baltimore on Wednesday night, and mannager John Farrell said they arrived at their hotel around 4 a. Ethan Pocic Womens Jersey. .m. Thursday -- about nine hours before the first pitch. Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia were out of the starting lineup.I thought we brought great energy considering the circumstances coming into this ballgame, Farrell said. We fought hard.Boston played in its fourth city in five days. The team was home at Fenway Park on Sunday, had a makeup game Monday in Cleveland, then went to a two-game series in Baltimore.Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a sacrifice fly for Detroit in the second, and Leon tied it in the fourth with a leadoff homer.Hanley Ramirez hit an RBI single for Boston in the eighth, and Betts scored on a wild pitch.Bostons Clay Buchholz and Detroits Matt Boyd each allowed a run in six innings.WILD INNINGDetroits first run came after a crucial reversal in the second. Casey McGehee of the Tigers was initially called out when center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. made a diving attempt on his flyball in right-center. Replays clearly showed that Bradley hadnt caught the ball, and after a review, umpires awarded McGehee first base and put J.D. Martinez on third.Boston third base coach Brian Butterfield was then ejected while Saltalamacchia batted.I think Mr. Butterfield was arguing out on balls and strikes with (plate umpire Scott Barry), and he warned him a couple times and he didnt pay any attention to the warnings, said crew chief Jerry Layne, who was umpiring first. Whether he wanted to go or not, he didnt pay any attention to what was going to happen if he continued, and he was ejected.TRAINERS ROOMRed Sox: P Steven Wright (right shoulder) is expected to throw a bullpen session by Saturday.UP NEXTRed Sox: RHP Rick Porcello (16-3) takes the mound against his former team when Boston faces the Tigers again Friday night.Tigers: Rookie Michael Fulmer (10-3) starts for Detroit.---Follow Noah Trister at ;Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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