Gubrud has 6 TDs; Eastern Washington edges UC Davis 41-38

Gage Gubrud threw for 452 yards and six touchdowns to lift Eastern Washington to a 41-38 win over UC Davis on Saturday night.

Trailing 38-34 late in the fourth quarter, Eastern Washington (4-2, 3-0 Big Sky Conference) drove 75 yards in 12 plays and Gubrud connected with Nic Sblendorio on a 6-yard touchdown pass to retake the advantage with 1:37 left.

After Shorter took a 6-0 first-quarter lead on B.J. McCoy’s 1-yard plunge, Maxwell scored on a 4-yard run and an 83-yard burst to give the Runnin’ Bulldogs (1-4) the lead for good. Maxwell added scoring passes of 42 yards to Jackson Goodman and 27 yards to Adonus Lee in the second quarter. Maxwell, the first Gardner-Webb player to earn preseason Offensive NFL Jerseys China Player of the Year honors in the Big South Conference, finished with 144 yards passing and 139 yards on the ground.

Jonathan Blackmon ran for 102 yards with a TD on seven carries for the Runnin’ Bulldogs, who piled up 418 yards on the ground and outgained Shorter 579-254 overall. Gardner-Webb came into the game NFL Jerseys Nike with 680 yards rushing through its first four games.

Tyler Pullum completed 15 of 28 passes for 194 yards and a 20-yard score to Lewis Hayes for the Hawks (0-6).

Back-to-back hat tricks to start a season have not been seen since the 1917-18 season, in which Cy Denneny, Joe Malone and Reg Noble each accomplished the feat.

Fellow Russian Evgeny Kuznetsov assisted on each of Ovechkin’s first three goals Saturday night, as Washington took a 4-0 lead into the first intermission. Ovechkin added a fourth goal, also assisted by Kuznetsov, in the second period.

“It’s a fun time when you play like that and your line’s feeling it,” Ovechkin said. “When your line’s feeling it, you just want to be out there more and more. Sometimes you play well but you don’t score. Right now, it’s we play well, we score goals, we’re dangerous. All three forwards are dangerous, and we just have to continue to play like that.”

Penguins’ Tom Sestito suspended after penalty-filled promotion: ‘He wasn’t called up to dangle’

The Penguins’ pre-game promotion of career enforcer Tom Sestito from the AHL ranks Wednesday was about as transparent as could be, considering their opponent, the Jets, were NFL Jerseys China intent on settling unfinished business from a chippy meeting earlier in the season.

The juxtaposition of the two — Shaw, a fourth-line forward, suspended with his team trailing in the series 3-1, and Getzlaf, a star player, fined with his team tied 2-2 — sent the message that the NHL would hold its players to a conduct standard, but maybe not at the expense of impacting the outcome of a playoff game.

More recently, it was reported Dallas’ bid for the 2018 NFL Draft could be in jeopardy should the state’s lawmakers pass the proposed “bathroom bill.”

But if the NHL was to act now, it would delineate that the discrimination being proposed in this legislature is unacceptable and the league will not conduct its business in any environment that promotes exclusivity.

While the Stars took the first step in using their platform and reach to speak Cheap Liverpool Soccer Jerseys up against a discriminatory bill that, in its current form, is harmful and hate-inspired, the NHL can act next. And the league is vocally aware of the situation: On Wednesday, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told Sportsnet, “We strongly oppose the bill in its original form. We hope and expect that bill in that form will not be passed into law. We would obviously have to reassess the situation in the event that happens.”

But the NHL shouldn’t wait for the outcome. Though the league recently announced Dallas will host the 2018 draft, what would send the loudest message that hockey is for everyone and the NHL is an inclusive environment is pulling the event from Texas altogether.