PHILADELPHIA – Back troubles limited Randy Carlyle in recent weeks, but the Maple Leafs head coach was back on his feet and busy at draft weekend in Philadelphia. Yeezy 350 V2 Outlet . Carlyle, alongside team president Brendan Shanahan and general manager Dave Nonis, continued to hunt for the remainders of a coaching staff, following the dismissal of his three assistant coaches – including long-time no. 2 Dave Farrish – in early May. The Leafs plan on hiring two new assistant coaches to support Carlyle, who received a two-year contract extension after Farrish, Greg Cronin and Scott Gordon were fired. Touching down in the state of Pennsylvania with team personnel on Wednesday, Carlyle has been speaking with prospective candidates all week and throughout the early stages of summer. "We have a criteria," he said of the interview process, minutes before Fridays draft was to begin. "We sat down and we created a few boxes that we felt we needed to fill. "And its typical where youre in an interview process you look for peoples strengths and the experience is always a factor – where theyve worked before or who theyve worked with; have they ever been a head coach before; what programs have they run; what were their jobs with their previous employer; did they run power-play or penalty killing units. Those are the kind of things that typically go into an interview process." Though he managed to hold onto his job, significant alterations to his coaching staff were deemed necessary after a season that rapidly deteriorated into another playoff-less season. Absent answers to the wreckage amid the unraveling, Carlyle has finally digested what took place and is looking to turn the page. But he remains of the view that "compete" was the downfall of a club that tumbled out of a certain playoff position in the final weeks. "We didnt compete enough in the situations that we were presented with and consistently enough," said Carlyle, noticeably relaxed after a stressful season. Change is coming, he understands, and not just to the coaching staff. With a glut of unrestricted free agents – many of whom wont return – and multiple pieces to adjust and rearrange, the Leafs will resemble a different team in the fall. Just how different remains unclear, but it appears that youth should be part of the agenda with Morgan Rielly, Peter Holland, Carter Ashton, Jerry DAmigo, Petter Granberg, Josh Leivo among others in line to either garner more opportunity or earn NHL jobs. "Theyre going to be given more of an opportunity," Carlyle said. "Thats our plan. Our teams not going to be the same coming back. Its as simple as that. With the amount of unrestricted free agents that we have and the make-up of our group we know that some of those players wont be back with our hockey club." A favourite of Carlyle, in spite of his brief Toronto experience, Dave Bolland could be among them. The Leafs have engaged in a back and forth with the Bolland camp – fronted by agent Anton Thun – but have yet to find agreeable terms ahead of July 1st."Its not that were not speaking to each other," Nonis said Thursday, "its at this point we havent been able to find common ground for a deal." Bolland is one among many potential changes for the Leafs, who are also likely to shuffle their bottom-six forward group (with a glut of unrestricted free agents), defence, and backup goaltending position. Adjustment to the core group, following the second regular season collapse in three years, is also a distinct possibility. All of which means a busy offseason ahead for Carlyle and the Toronto management team. Yeezy 700 Vanta Buy Online . Gerald Green and Miles Plumlee? Green had bounced around the NBA when he wasnt playing overseas. The Pacers gave up on Plumlee after just one season. Now Green and Plumlee are key cogs in the Suns surprising breakout season. Cheap Yeezy 700 . Cabrera is hitting .218 with three homers and 16 RBI in 80 games this season. The Padres recalled second baseman Brooks Conrad from Triple-A El Paso to replace Cabrera on the roster.TORONTO -- Emmanuel Arceneaux had just one catch in the second half but made it count. Arceneauxs 53-yard TD grab with just over seven minutes remaining earned the B.C. Lions a 33-17 milestone win over the Toronto Argonauts on Sunday night. Arceneaux broke two tackles en route to the end zone at 8:33 of the fourth quarter to anchor the Lions 500th all-time victory. B.C. (5-3) outscored Toronto (3-5) 20-7 in the final frame for its third straight victory. "Manny was behind the linebackers underneath the free safety and I put it in a spot where only he could get it," said Lions quarterback Kevin Glenn. "(Argos linebacker Shane) Horton kind of stuck his hand out at the last minute and it was just over his hand, which was a perfect pass, I guess, and Manny actually caught it. "Thats the type of stuff we look for in his play. Hes a big receiver, a big target to go across the middle like that, catch balls, bounce off guys and still score. It was a very big play at that time, one of those momentum shifters." Ronnie Yells 31-yard interception return TD with 1:56 remaining cemented B.C.s 17th win in its last 19 meetings with Toronto, to the dismay of an announced season-high Rogers Centre gathering of 18,283. That boosted the Argos average attendance to 17,562 through four home dates. B.C. pulled into a third-place tie with Winnipeg (5-3) and Saskatchewan (5-2) in the West Division standings. Edmonton and Saskatchewan (both 6-1) are tied for first and with both the Eskimos and Riders having won earlier this weekend, the Lions had to beat Toronto to keep pace. "Shoot, weve got to keep winning," Glenn said. "You want to stay in the race, youve got to keep winning. "This is a pretty good race in the West." And its going to get even better Sunday when B.C. hosts Saskatchewan. Toronto played its second game in five nights after a 38-21 home win over Winnipeg on Tuesday night. B.C. did little offensively after going ahead 10-0 in the first and Ricky Rays 18-yard TD strike to Terrell Sinkfield just 16 seconds into the fourth put the Argos ahead 17-13. B.C. countered with Paul McCallums 32-yard field goal at 2:51 before going ahead 19-17 on his 27-yard boot at 5:30, set up by Tim Browns second 70-yard punt return. Arceneaux and Yell then clinched the win with their touchdowns. However, it was solid special-teams play by Brown (10 punt returns, 168 yards) and punter Ricky Schmitt (10 punts, 45.2-yard average) as well as stout defence -- Toronto mustered just 245 net offensive yards -- that gave Glenn and Co. the chance to come up big late in the game. "It was a team victory because those two aspects held us in the game, then we made some plays," said Lions head coach Mike Benevides. A fact not lost upon Toronto head coach Scott Milanovich. "I thought we got beat on special teams and on offence," he said. "We made too many mistakes, a fumble early and then getting stopped three times on short drives, our defence just got worn down." Toronto remains atop the East Division, four points ahead of Ottawa, Hamilton and Montreal (all 1-6 records). &"Its certainly better than not being in first place," Milanovich said. Yeezy 700 White Outlet. "The guys in that lockerroom arent proud of our record. "Were still focussed on getting better with each game and heading into the playoffs." Glenn finished 14-of-25 passing for 208 yards. Stefan Logan, replacing CFL rushing leader Andrew Harris (foot), ran for 145 yards and added five catches for 49 yards. Arceneaux recorded three receptions for a game-high 81 yards. "Its like we have two starting tailbacks on our team," Glenn said. "Its like the same situation with the quarterback position, weve got two starting quarterbacks on our team. "We didnt change our offence or anything for Stefan and he did the same things when Andrew is in there." B.C. quarterback Travis Lulay also saw his first game action, the first of his three series coming with the Lions leading 10-0 in the first quarter. Lulay spent the first six weeks on the injured list following off-season shoulder surgery, then came on the roster last week as Glenn has started every game for the Lions. "It was pretty close to what I wanted," Benevides said. "In the end it was the second phase of the process. "Last week was the sidelines, being a backup and listening to all the adjustments. Then this week was actually getting into the line of fire a little bit. That was important." B.C.s defence sacked Ray twice but applied consistent pressure throughout on the Toronto quarterback, who finished 23-of-39 passing for 181 yards with a TD but also two interceptions. "They were able to get a little bit of pressure but I just didnt play well," Ray said. "I tried to hang in there but I just didnt get the job done." B.C. got a break early in the third when Torontos Dwight Anderson recovered a Shawn Gore fumble following a six-yard catch and returned it to the B.C. 20-yard line. But Gore was ruled down by contact and the visitors maintained possession. McCallum booted three converts and four field goals. Torontos Swayze Waters kicked three field goals, a convert and single. NOTES -- Phoenix Suns rookie Tyler Ennis, a native of Brampton, Ont., participated in the pre-game coin flip . . . Toronto wore its white-and-blue signature jerseys while B.C. donned its black-and-orange uniforms . . . Glenn moved past Doug Flutie (41,355) into eighth in all-time passing yards . . . Running back Andrew Harris (foot) didnt play, a huge blow for the Lions considering he accounted for 31 per cent of the clubs offence to this point . . . It was a somewhat eventful afternoon for B.C. offensive linemen Jovan Oliafoye and Dean Valli. A CFL source said both had to spend an hour in an elevator at the team hotel after it got stuck between floors. Fortunately the problem was fixed . . . Lions defensive back Ryan Phillips appeared in his 170th straight game. The 10-year veteran has never missed a game in his CFL career . . . Veteran punter Noel Prefontaine retired as an Argo on Sunday. Prefontaine played 14 of his 16 CFL seasons with Toronto and was part of two Grey Cup-winning squads (04, 12). ' ' '
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PITTSBURGH, Pa. LeSean McCoy Super Bowl Jersey . - As the game went on, Gerrit Coles fastball got faster, and the San Francisco Giants couldnt catch up. Cole won for the first time in nearly a month, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat San Francisco 4-3 Wednesday for their second straight win over the Giants. Cole (3-2) beat Tim Lincecum for the second time in his 11-month major league career, allowing three runs and seven hits in eight innings with seven strikeouts and a walk. The No. 1 pick in the 2011 amateur draft, Cole had a fastball clocked at 95-96 mph to begin the game and was 97-98 over his final two innings. "Really solid, solid effort for him," Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. "Pushing through the eighth inning, the middle of the order, was very impressive. Hes capable of a lot of things out there. You saw the velocity stay at a much higher level today throughout the game, and actually his velocity played bigger later than it did earlier." Fill-in closer Mark Melancon worked a perfect ninth for his second save in three chances. Centerfielder Andrew McCutchen made a diving catch of Brandon Crawfords soft liner to left-centre for the second out. Pittsburgh has won four of six after a 1-7 slide, taking two of three in the series. San Francisco had won 10 of 11 before the Pirates replay-aided walkoff win Tuesday. Pittsburgh scored all its runs over the first two innings Wednesday. "Were starting to click on all cylinders now," said Pirates catcher Chris Stewart, who had two hits. "The pitching is starting to come around, and were starting to get those hits in those big situations that we werent before". Ike Davis had three hits for the Pirates. Brandon Belt hit his ninth home run and drove in all three runs for San Francisco. Cole had been 0-2 in four starts since winning his first two outings. He pitched eight innings for the second time this season, throwing 107 pitches, one shy of his season high. Cole, who went 1 for 3 to maintain a .333 batting average, won his major league debut at home last June 11 against Lincecum, a two-time NL Cy Young Award winner. Lincecum (2-2) allowed four runs, eight hits and two walks in four innings. Opponents are hitting .329 against him. "I wasnt finishing my pitches, especially my secondary pitches," he said. "When I got ahead in the count, the secondary pitchers were just rolling up there and had no bite on them. Im the type of guy whos going to have to get guys to chase pitches, but I cant do that when Im leaving balls up in the strike zone that are so hittable." McCutchen had a run-scoring single in the first and came around on Starling Martes double. Travis Snider made it 4-1 with a two-run single in the second. Belt homered on the first pitch he saw with two outs in the first, then hit a two-run double with two outs in the fifth. But Belt was thrown out at third on the play, ending the threat. "That was a mistake," Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. NOTES: 3B Pablo Sandoval was not in the starting lineup after sustaining what Bochy termed a sprain of his hand or thumb during the final play of Tuesday nights game. He pinch hit for Lincecum in the fifth and singled. ... Neil Walker had a second-inning single has has reached safely in all 15 home games hes played against San Francisco ... The Giants headed to Los Angeles for a four-game series against the Dodgers that starts Thursday. San Franciscos starter in the opener, RHP Ryan Vogelsong, has allowed one earned run over 13 innings in his past two starts. ... The Pirates host St. Louis this weekend in a series that includes the first ESPN Sunday night game in PNC Parks 14-year history. Reggie Ragland Super Bowl Jersey . The 33-year-old defender has spent his entire career at Chelsea, scoring 57 goals in 621 appearances. He regained his regular starting place under Jose Mourinho in the season that ended at the weekend without Chelsea winning a trophy. Sammy Watkins Super Bowl Jersey . -- Atlanta Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson is being checked for a possible concussion after blowing a tire on his way to the first workout of spring training.Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Devin Booker scored 19 points and top-ranked Kentucky put on a defensive clinic in an 83-42 obliteration of UCLA in the CBS Sports Classic. The Wildcats opened the game on a 24-0 run and allowed just three field goals on 37 shots from the Bruins in the first half en route to building a startling 41-7 lead at the break. The seven points were the lowest total in a half in UCLAs storied history and the fewest Kentucky has permitted in a period since 1943. UCLA finished a miserable 25. Emmanuel Ogbah Super Bowl Jersey . 4 percent from the field and 1-of-4 from the foul line, committed 15 turnovers and had 13 shots rejected by the Wildcats suffocating defense. Aaron Harrison chipped in 15 points and Andrew Harrison dished out eight assists to help Kentucky (12-0) dominate from start-to-finish. Bryce Alford finished with 13 points and Isaac Hamilton had 12 for UCLA (8-4), though neither scored during the Bruins humiliating opening half. ' ' '