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Malcolm Butler was one of many not spotted during OTAs on Thursday when the media got a looksee at one of the practices.Men’s Nike Houston Texans Customized Elite Away White NFL Football Jersey.

Butler wasn’t the only one. But he did stand out as a missing player who hadn’t (to my knowledge) had a surgery but did have a contract that needs addressing.
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This is the point where it’s important to point out that these workouts are voluntary – VAW-LUN-TERR-EEEE! Players don’t have to be there. Additionally,
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I’m not even sure Butler or Gronkowski (or Ryan and Harmon) weren’t at the facility. All I know is they weren’t on the field. And, per usual, nobody’s tipping his hand as to why.

But we do have this, relative to Butler. ESPN’s Mike Reiss wrote Sunday that he “wouldn’t be surprised if it was related to his contract status.” Reiss said that Butler “told teammates and friends he plans to push for an adjustment to his
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In the same vein, I wouldn’t be surprised if Gronkowski opted out as well for the same reason, especially since he threw out a tweet that signaled dissatisfaction with his pact in March.

But in terms of a statement, not going to OTAs is more of a throat-clearing than a noisy proclamation.

Not to minimize the move if Butler, Gronkowski or anybody else is actually
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Money matters were an annual issue for the Patriots from about 2003 through 2010. Lawyer Milloy, Ty Law, Richard Seymour, Rodney Harrison, Ty Warren, Logan Mankins, Vince Wilfork, Randy Moss, Adam Vinatieri, Mike Vrabel and – quietly – Tom Brady all had their contract dances back then. But the only one that got hairy in the recent past was Wes Welker.

It’s still too soon to know if any of these will get contentious. When will we
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know? When either a player or his agent spouts off. Or, when someone’s a no-show at mandatory minicamp beginning June 7.

That would amount to a shot across the bow. Of all the players likely to take that shot, Butler seems a reasonable bet. His base pay this season is $600K after a Pro Bowl campaign in 2015 that saw him check the opposition’s best wideout on a weekly basis. He’s a restricted free agent at the end of the year. He deserves longer-term security than he currently has. Gronkowski has a lot less to kick
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After Butler, Jamie Collins and Dont’a Hightower would figure to have the strongest cases to want new deals and want them snappy. Ryan and Harmon would be right behind those two. Then Jabaal Sheard.

Sheard, Hightower and Collins were all on the field Thursday.

Can the Patriots get all these guys reupped? Will they even try? How do they have them prioritized? If the guy who howls loudest gets to the front of the line,Womens Nike Houston Texans Customized Elite Away White NFL Football Jersey,
the time to make some noise is close.

But we have yet to hear any of these players loud and clear.

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ST. LOUIS — Jake Arrieta seems nearly untouchable most of the time. He had
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His line Wednesday read four runs on seven hits in five innings with four strikeouts. It was the most runs Arrieta had given up in a regular-season game since last June 16 and his fewest strikeouts since July 17. Including the postseason, the Cardinals are the only team in the Major Leagues which has
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Down, 6-1, entering the second inning against Arrieta, the Cardinals battled back to make it 6-4 before he was replaced by Adam Warren.

“We grind, whoever it is,” Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said. “We
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The Cardinals showed immediately that they weren’t intimidated by the previous numbers Arrieta had put up. The 2015 National League Cy Young winner allowed a run in the first inning in a regular-season game for the first time since May 29,Men’s Authentic Customized St. Louis Cardinals Home White Baseball Jersey Cheap,2015, a date which also marked the last time he allowed three home runs in an outing like he did on Wednesday.

“I think definitely our approach has been good against him,” second baseman Kolten Wongsaid. “The guy is definitely one of the best pitchers in the game, everybody knows that. We definitely went in there with a chip on our shoulder to show we’re still good, regardless of who is on the mound.”

Randal Grichuk’s home run in the second inning broke Arrieta’s 51-inning streak without a home run allowed in the regular season. Though the Cubs’ ace still notched another win, the Cardinals’ damage was evident on the stat sheet.
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“Being able to put up runs against one of the best in the game arguably is huge for us,” Grichuk said. “Obviously, we wanted to pull out that W. We didn’t,
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China’s wealth management sector needs to accelerate its development and transformation as it faces growing challenges, by moving into different and new areas, such as the global allocation of assets for high-net-worth individuals,
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Apart from investing in nonstandardized debt assets, commercial banks could bring their groups’ advantages into full play by developing a comprehensive set of business.

This could include insurance, leasing and investment banking, and exploring other types of wealth management products in the areas of equities, acquisitions and asset-backed securitization, said Yang Zhiyu, deputy head of the asset management department of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd.
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Yang told a recent industry forum in Guangzhou that China should also speed up the transformation of its wealth management sector by turning it from being
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At present, only 5 percent of the assets of high-net-worth individuals in China are allocated overseas, compared with the global average of 24 percent. He added that such a huge gap indicated potential for growth.

Pan Dong, deputy head of asset management at China Everbright Bank Co Ltd, agreed with Yang that the proportion of overseas asset allocation was too small in China, which was unreasonable in terms of asset allocation and the fact that the renminbi was depreciating against the dollar.Youth Authentic Personalized Texas Rangers Alternate Red Basball Jersey.

“Despite China’s tightening of its foreign exchange regulations and our lack of knowledge about overseas markets, we must build a team to study the financial markets of other countries,” she said.

“At the same time, we should look for excellent investment managers overseas for cooperation.”

Yang Zaiping, executive vice-president of the China Banking Association, said commercial banks faced big challenges they had not experienced before in terms of their wealth management business.

After China has fully liberalized its interest rates, he said, more than one-third of the banking sector’s wealth management products-offering market-based
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He said this has led to a drop in average rates of return for banks’ wealth management products from 6 percent to around 3 percent.

The regulators were placing greater emphasis on control over financial risks. This, he said, was due to an increasing exposure to risks triggered by a growing number of financial products such as peer-to-peer lending, the practice of direct lending between unrelated individuals via internet platforms.Men’s Authentic Personalized Texas Rangers Alternate Red Stitched Basball Jersey.

“To meet these challenges, the banks must bring their risk controls and their efforts to dig deep for greater returns into better balance,” he said.

At the end of 2015, the balance of wealth management products held by the banks totaled 23.5 trillion yuan ($3.6 trillion), up by 56 percent year-on-year. That accounted for 26 percent of the total balance of 90.36 trillion yuan for wealth management products held by various kinds of financial institutions.

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Senators pushing for bipartisan criminal justice reform are running out of time to pass the legislation through both chambers before the election year’s long summer recess begins.Men’s Authentic Custom Texas Rangers Home White Baseball Stitched Jersey.

If lawmakers don’t find a way to move the bill before they leave in July,
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Still, Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas), who helped author the Senate package, said Tuesday that he and Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) are waiting for the House to move first. Cornyn wouldn’t say whether the two lawmakers had talked to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.),
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“I think right now the best prospects for us are for the House to start,” Cornyn said, adding that he and Grassley spoke to House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) two weeks ago about the matter. Goodlatte is hoping his criminal justice package will come to the floor and pass in June, Cornyn said.

“That I think will give us some momentum over here,” he said.

So far, the House Judiciary Committee has pushed through a slew of criminal justice bills, but no floor time has been arranged by Republican leaders for the package despite the interest they have expressed in passing it. When asked about
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Jessica Collins, a spokesperson for the House Judiciary Committee, didn’t comment on the June timeframe, but said the committee is still pushing forward on its criminal justice reform package.

“The committee still plans to address a few remaining issues: policing strategies,
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improved criminal procedures, and juvenile justice,” Collins said.

Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), co-author of the criminal justice reform bill, voiced irritation Tuesday with Cornyn and Grassley for not pushing McConnell harder to bring the bill up for a vote.

“I’m very concerned, I want to talk to both of them today to find out what they’ve
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Durbin didn’t like the idea of the upper chamber waiting for the House to move first, saying the Senate is waiting on the House on too many bills.

In an interview with The Huffington Post earlier this month, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), another author of the text, said he was growing frustrated with the lack of urgency. If Congress waits until after summer recess, Booker said, passing the bill, which he called “the first reversal of mass incarceration in the federal level” in his lifetime, would be extremely difficult. Women’s Authentic Custom Texas Rangers Home White Baseball Stitched Jersey.

The Senate is scheduled to adjourn July 15 and reconvene in September, at which point it is scheduled to be in session just 43 days through the end of the year.

Late last month, proponents of the bill unveiled changes to the text, strengthening language applying to violent offenders to win over more Republicans and convince McConnell it has enough votes for passage. But after finalizing the latest revisions and announcing the new co-sponsors, talk of votes on the package has all but stopped in the Senate — an indication that McConnell hasn’t warmed to the idea.

“There comes a point where we’re ready to go, and I don’t know why we’d be waiting on the House at this point,” Durbin said.

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MINNEAPOLIS — Marcus Stroman limited the Twins to three hits over 7 2/3 strong innings, and he was backed by consecutive homers to open the game from Jose Bautista and Josh Donaldson to lift the Blue Jays to a 3-1 win on Sunday at Target Field.

Stroman, who walked two and struck out three, entered the eighth having allowed just one hit. Kurt Suzuki and Danny Santana opened the inning with back-to-back singles, but Marcus Stroman Jersey was able to get Brian Dozier to ground into a double play. Closer Roberto Osuna came in and induced a fly ball to center on the first pitch to Eduardo Nunez to get out of the inning unscathed. Osuna tossed a scoreless ninth to register his ninth save of the year, and his second four-out save.

“The game kind of shaped up like yesterday, in that we came into the eighth inning having only one hit on the board, but then thought we might get something going there, but it fizzled,” Twins manager Paul Molitor said. “We stayed with the game, but it just wasn’t enough offense.”

The Blue Jays scored early against right-hander Phil Hughes, getting three runs in the first inning, keyed by the back-to-back homers from Bautista and Donaldson. Troy Tulowitzki Jersey also drove in a run with a double after a one-out walk by Michael Saunders. It helped the Blue Jays to a series win, as they took three of four from the Twins.

“When you run out your top three power hitters, sometimes what happens in a game, a guy comes out of the bullpen [to start the game] not quite sharp, they haven’t had a chance to settle in,” Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said. “Sometimes, you can capitalize on that.”

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Early offense: It didn’t take the Blue Jays long to get on the board against Hughes, with Bautista hitting his 10th homer of the season — and third in three days — on the fourth pitch of the game. Three pitches later, it was Donaldson going deep with his 11th homer and second of the series. Two batters later, Saunders drew a walk ahead of Tulowitzki, who followed with an RBI double over the head of Twins left fielder Robbie Grossman and a quick 3-0 lead.

“I definitely had a little bit more motivation to play,” said Donaldson, who was ejected in the first inning of the game on Saturday. “I try to go out there and play hard every day. The fact is, I wasn’t too happy with how things transpired yesterday, so I definitely wanted my presence to be felt today.”

Suzuki gets Twins on the board: After Grossman drew a one-out walk in the second,Oswaldo Arcia doubled on a 1-1 changeup to left to give the Twins two runners in scoring position. It set up an RBI grounder from Suzuki to get Minnesota on the board, but Santana struck out to end the inning and strand Grossman.

Pillar’s diving snag: With two outs and a runner on in the bottom of the fifth inning, Dozier ripped a Stroman fastball toward the gap in left-center field. Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar Canada Day Jersey got a good jump, raced to his right and made a fantastic diving catch, robbing Dozier of extra bases and a sure RBI, while also ending the inning.

“That’s what I’m out there to do,” Pillar said. “I’ve been struggling offensively, I just try to go out there to do what I’m on this team to do and make plays and help our pitchers. Off the bat, I thought that ball was going to be in the gap, and I just have a no-give-up attitude, and as I got closer, I went for it. Ended up being a big part of the day.”

Hughes settles in: After giving up three runs in the first, Hughes was much better, grinding out five scoreless innings to get a quality start. It was a good sign from Hughes, who has been dealing with shoulder fatigue and had looked like he was in for a short outing after his rocky first inning. But he did give up a few hard-hit balls after the first and didn’t register a strikeout.

“The first inning was rough, but I felt like I settled in OK,” Hughes said. “But when you give up three runs, it’s a tall task for our guys to dig out of the hole. Marcus Stroman Canada Day Jersey was on his game today, and we couldn’t come back from that.”

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“It’s obviously a special accomplishment with all the hard work. But it’s something where it happens if you play long enough. It’ll probably take me 30 years to get 3,000. But it’s cool. It’s a humbling experience to achieve that.” — Suzuki, on getting career hit No. 1,000 in the eighth inning

“I might get him a pair of Jordans or something. Yeah, he’s always saving our [rear ends]. He’s helping all of us out there each and every day, and we’re just thankful to have him out there. Any ball that’s remotely close to him he usually comes down with, so that’s pretty reassuring, having someone like that out there behind you.” — Stroman, on Pillar’s catch to end the fifth

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GIBBONS EJECTED
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons was ejected in the top of the fifth inning after voicing his displeasure after Hughes threw a pitch behind Donaldson. It was the fourth time Gibbons has been ejected from a game this season, and the third time since May 15.

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A high-ranking New York City police commander became the latest officer to face discipline as a result of a wide-ranging federal corruption probe that stretches
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Inspector Peter DeBlasio was transferred from his post in Brooklyn to desk duty “in connection with the ongoing joint investigation by the NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau, the FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s Office,” the department said in a
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In addition, Michael Milici, a detective who was previously reassigned has been fired, the department said.

Nearly a dozen officers, many of them senior commanders, have been disciplined in connection with the probe, which is examining whether police officers
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Several federal and state agencies are pursuing overlapping investigations that
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De Blasio, who is no relation to Inspector DeBlasio, has said he and his administration did not commit any wrongdoing and are cooperating with authorities.

Lawyers for Milici and DeBlasio did not immediately respond to requests for comment late on Wednesday.

In a statement, Roy Richter, the president of the union that represents high-ranking officers like DeBlasio, said, “The inspector has cooperated fully and
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The announcements came days after another officer linked to the probe died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Clarence Thomas, the Supreme Court justice known for rarely speaking from the bench, spoke for half an hour Saturday at the Hillsdale College commencement exercises.

Hillsdale is a conservative liberal arts college in Hillsdale, Michigan. It does not
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Thomas, a conservative jurist, took a few minutes to bemoan what he sees as the culture of entitlement on many college campuses. Men’s Nike Custom Made New England Patriots Elite Away White NFL Jersey Cheap.

He recalled that his grandfather often told him “money didn’t grow on trees.”

“Perhaps,” Thomas said, “we think liberty grows on trees.”

“Apparently, we all deserve the same reward, the same status, notwithstanding
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Thomas said he wanted to avoid what he saw as “standard fare” for commencement speeches — that is, remarks about what is wrong in the world and how graduates can go and fix things. It was perhaps a fitting approach at
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“Having been where you all are, I think it is hard enough to first solve your own problems, not to mention those problems that often seem to defy solution,”
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He did, though, urge graduates to go forth and try to be the best citizens they can be, and to encourage others to do the same.

“The corporal works of mercy, the greatest commandment, ‘Love thy neighbor as thyself’: Just because someone else wronged us did not justify reciprocal conduct on our part,” Thomas said. “Right was right, and two wrongs did not make a
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He added a moment later, “As you go through life, try to be that person whose actions teach others how to be better people and better citizens. Reach out to that
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But for those working in the industry, rapid growth too often means toiling long hours at the office, even overnight. Many companies expect employees to work overtime every day, and have begun installing more bunk beds and couches to
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Some workers even live at the office in order to get shut-eye, instead of sitting through a long commute home.

“We have to get up at 8:30 a.m. because all our co-workers come to work at 9:30 and we wash in the same bathroom everyone uses,” Liu Zhanyu, an employee at a recruiting firm, told Reuters.

Check out photos of Chinese tech workers sleeping at the office:

Han Liqun (L), HR manager of RenRen Credit Management Co., and IT engineer Xiang Siyang sleep on camp beds at the office after finishing early morning work,
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A businessman at the center of a years-long kickback scandal involving more than 12 Detroit Public Schools principals pleaded guilty on Wednesday to federal
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Norman Shy, owner of Allstate Sales and an approved school supply vendor, faces five to seven years in prison under the terms of a plea deal entered in U.S. District Court in Detroit, according to court documents.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office did not immediately respond to a request for comment, nor did an attorney representing Shy.Men’s Nike Houston Texans 10 DeAndre Hopkins Elite Navy Blue Team Color Jersey.

Shy and 13 current and former Detroit principals were charged in late March
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Prosecutors said the school officials submitted fraudulent invoices to Shy in exchange for prepaid gift cards, cash and checks that totaled more than $900,000.

Former principal Clara Smith was the first of the 13 principals to enter a plea in the case when she admitted guilt in late April. The status of the other cases was
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In all, Shy obtained more than $2.7 million from Detroit public schools for goods
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Shy, 74, pleaded guilty to felony charges of conspiracy to commit bribery under a federal program, and income tax evasion, according to his plea agreement.

He has to pay $2.7 million in restitution to Detroit Public Schools and $51,667 to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service under the terms of a deal struck with
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In February, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder appointed the federal judge who oversaw Detroit’s historic bankruptcy case to tackle the financial problems of
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With hybrid players becoming all the rage thanks to the success of Deone Bucannon and Mark Barron, several teams drafted rookies who could see playing time at multiple defensive spots — for example, Su’a Cravens for the Redskins or
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The Seattle Seahawks are taking a different approach, turning to a veteran for such multifaceted production. Coach Pete Carroll told ESPN 710 Seattle on Monday that Brandon Browner will be used as a safety on run downs and in specific matchups on passing downs.

“We’re going to play him at safety in base downs and then in nickel we are going to use him to match up at different spots playing inside,” Carroll said, via the Seattle Times. “So we may be able to develop a really unique role for him. We
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When Browner re-signed with the Seahawks for the veteran minimum, we
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It makes more sense that the Seahawks would use Browner’s size (6-foot-4) and
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Seattle struggled covering tight ends last season — especiallyCarolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen. Browner will aid in slowing down those bigger pass catchers.

“There is always some stuff we are developing and there are some good things we are going,” Carroll said. “But you will see us be a little bit more matchup-oriented because of that, because of the guys that give us the chance to do that. We would always do it if we had the opportunity. That may mean there may be some more dime packages and things like that rather than nickel.”Men’s Nike Custom Made Dallas Cowboys Elite Team Color Navy Blue NFL Football Jersey.

Browner is capable in run defense, which would allow him to drop to the strongside linebacker position in obvious rushing downs, where Seattle doesn’t
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The addition of Browner as a safety/linebacker/corner hybrid adds to the creativity that Carroll and defensive coordinator Kris Richards can deploy on game day, making an already historically great defense that much more dangerous.