Swiss Fabian Cancellara regained the yellow jersey from Sylvain Chavanel on another dramatic day in the Tour.After a frustrating go slow at the end of Monday’s stage that denied him the chance to gain more points towards the green jersey, Hushovd was very happy to win Tuesday’s stage, which started in Wanze in Belgium and crossed into France to finish in Arenberg.”I’ve won the green jersey twice, and this morning I said to myself I was going to war in a bid to get it back,” said the Norwegian. “I will do everything to keep it.”Team Sky leader Bradley Wiggins finished eighth, 53 seconds behind Hushovd (Cervelo) but ahead of Contador (Astana) and Armstrong (Radio Shack), to move himself up to 14th overall, one place ahead of fellow Briton, Team Garmin’s David Millar.Wiggins’ felt that his bid for a podium place in Paris on 25 July is now back on track: “We’re back in business,” he said.”I responded well from the crash yesterday. I knew this morning that it was going to be those who went out there with a fighting mentality would come out the other side well today.
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Diouf goes from Rovers to Rovers, an unlikely partnership in the Championship, also team news ahead of Stoke v Newcastle. In other sport, Olympic legend Michael Johnson on doping bans, latest from the Spot fixing trial and the jockey who is going to extraoridnary lengths to get a ride this week 1833 FOOTBALL: The Scottish Football Association will hear appeals against three top flight red cards on Thursday. Aberdeen, Inverness and Dunfermline have all submitted appeals against the red cards received during the weekend of Clydesdale Bank Premier League action.1828 RUGBY UNION: Geordan Murphy will make a final decision on his Ireland future before next year’s RBS 6 Nations, but expects to announce his retirement.
“They know when to cheer, they know when to be quiet. They know what the rules are. The only difference that really is meaningful is that you don’t have home and away fan groups. Sterling Smith, a 6 2 guard who is transferring from Coppin State, visited Louisville after Lee. Smith said in an interview Wednesday night that Maryland contacted Emeka Chiazor, a former Coppin State assistant who is helping him with the search, but that he was going to choose between Pittsburgh, Rutgers and Wake Forest. Smith knew he was not Louisville’s top choice at shooting guard..
There was a replica Wrigley Field cake from Carlo Bakery, setting of the hit TLC show Boss, just outside the ballpark.On his way in from suburban Glen Ellyn, Illinois, Williams thought about all the events besides baseball games that have taken place at Wrigley Field over the years. The ballpark has hosted everything from boxing to soccer to pro wrestling to the circus to the rodeo to concerts to a Chicago Blackhawks game. There was even this: On back to back weekends in January 1944, ski jumpers leapt from scaffolding covered in snow and ice and landed behind second base.Wrigley Field, it seems, has seen everything but a World Series championship.