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    TORONTO -- Ads on jerseys will be among the features at the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. Nike Air Max Womens Sale Blue .The NHL and NHLPA announced the ventures -- including puck and player tracking technology and interactive boards -- on Wednesday and revealed plans for fan initiatives in Toronto throughout the two-week event that starts next month.This tournament gives us an opportunity to experiment with things, to see if they work, to see if it can be done in a fashion which is tasteful, NHLPA executive director Don Fehr said.Puck and player tracking technology will include elements like puck speed, player speed and distance travelled, all aimed at boosting the viewing experience on game broadcasts.NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman described the use of such technology at the World Cup as a testing ground for potential use during the regular season. The league used the technology at last seasons All-Star game.If youre a fan, you can have more and more insights to the game, Bettman said. And if youre a casual fan -- or not a fan at all -- this may give you another reason to connect even more with the game.SAP was announced as the sponsor advertising on game sweaters, though Bettman said it was not a sign of things to come for the NHL. The NBA recently announced that it would begin advertising on its jerseys starting in the 2017-18 season.Nobody should say that that means the next step is to put them on NHL jerseys, Bettman said. I am a believer in the history, tradition and exactly how special NHL sweaters are. And while these World Cup jerseys have been designed from scratch and are spectacular, its not necessarily the same as the NHL sweaters.Wednesdays announcement was a testimony to the enormous dollars the NHL and NHLPA will pull in as a result of the World Cup.In addition to a roster of corporate sponsors, digitally enhanced dasher boards will offer expanded opportunity for ads during game action. The league also will host to a 10-day fan village in Torontos historic Distillery District.Bettman said 90 percent of the tickets had been sold for the World Cup, with a limited number of individual game tickets up for sale beginning on Thursday. He added that there has been nothing yet decided on future World Cup events. But the hope was to stage the tournament on a regular basis, perhaps every four years.The World Cup of Hockey will take place from Sept. 17 to Oct. 1 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. Nike Air Max Womens Sale White . There are some early surprises in the race for the Hart Trophy, but two of the contenders are the leagues biggest stars over the past decade. There are many more players in contention for the awards than just the three that Ive named, and a good or bad week can easily alter the landscape, but through the first 20 or so games of the NHL season, this is how the awards races look to me. Nike Air Max Womens Sale Orange . Speaking to the Chicago Tribune at baseballs Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, Boras called the former home of the Expos a "tremendous environment" for baseball. http://www.nikeairmaxwomenssale.com/ . Newcastle dominated in the early stages but City weathered the storm and then raised its game in extra time. Negredo broke the deadlock from close range after a simple move in the 99th minute before Dzeko took the ball round goalkeeper Tim Krul to seal the victory in the 105th. CHICAGO -- Madison Bumgarner facing Jake Arrieta had an October feel to it, and the San Francisco Giants performed like they belong in the postseason.Bumgarner outpitched Arrieta with 10 strikeouts over six innings, and San Francisco pounced on rare miscues by the Chicago Cubs in a 3-2 victory on Saturday.Bumgarner (14-8) allowed two runs and five hits in his fourth victory in his last five starts. San Francisco, trying to catch Los Angeles in the NL West, rebounded from a pair of one-run losses in the first two games of the four-game set against the major league leaders.Were going up against a team that, I dont think theyve clinched yet, but theyre going to be there, Bumgarner said. And were planning on being there. So its a playoff-type of matchup.The Giants had a major league-best 57-33 record at the All-Star break. But they are just 16-29 since that point, leaving them looking up at the Dodgers and clinging to the top spot in the wild-card race.It was one we definitely wanted and needed, catcher Buster Posey said. It was good to score some runs off Arrieta and then for our bullpen to hold the lead.Arrieta (16-6) was charged with three runs -- two earned -- and four hits in six innings in his first loss since July 30. Chicago had won five in a row overall.A little bad luck, a little missed execution, Arrieta said.The Cubs had one last chance when pinch hitter Anthony Rizzo led off the ninth with a walk against Will Smith. Rizzo advanced on a sacrifice by Dexter Fowler, but the big first baseman was caught off second on the play.Thats huge, Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. Heart of the order up, man on second, its a different game.Kris Bryant then hit a soft lineout to shortstop Brandon Crawford, handing Santiago Casilla his 30th save.Chicago also had an opportunity in the sixth, but Bumgarner struck out Matt Szczur for the third time with two on. Hunter Strickland got Addison Russell to line to right with the bases loaded in the seventh.The sputtering Giants had dropped three of four and eight of 12 overall.Right now as bad as it seems, were still in a better spot thaan we were in 2014, Bumgarner said of their last World Series title season. Nike Air Max Womens Sale Grey. Weve still got the division in our sights for sure.The Cubs entered with a 16 1/2-game lead in the NL Central thanks to a number of tremendous defensive plays in the past week. But they were sloppy on a cloudless day with the wind blowing in as two of the games top pitchers squared off.Third baseman Tommy La Stellas two-out throwing error in the first made it 1-0. The Giants scored in the fourth with the help of a passed ball and added a run in the sixth on Arrietas second wild pitch.The Cubs got within 2-1 in the fifth thanks to Javier Baezs hustle. He led off with a single, stole second and scored from there when third baseman Eduardo Nunez was unable to barehand Arrietas slow roller.Angel Pagan doubled and scored on the error by La Stella, who was a late addition after Jorge Soler was scratched with an ingrown toenail. Soler hit for La Stella in the fifth and struck out with one on.The Giants took a 2-0 lead on Nunezs RBI single in a fourth that included a walk and wild pitch by Arrieta and Willson Contreras passed ball.Its not very common with our group of guys, Arrieta said of the mistakes. You dont expect to see those things often. We had opportunities regardless.TRAINERS ROOMGiants: Reliever Derek Law (elbow) hasnt begun throwing yet, but Bochy said they expect him to be at full strength when hes eligible to come off the disabled list Sept. 12.Cubs: Setup man Hector Rondon (triceps) threw a 22-pitch simulated game and felt good enough that his rehab stint at Triple-A Iowa was scrapped. Rondon could be activated Monday. Im back to normal, he said.STREAK OVERGiants 1B Brandon Belt dropped Ben Zobrists two-out popup in the first to stop the longest errorless streak in franchise history at 17 games.UP NEXTRHP Johnny Cueto (14-5, 2.98 ERA) looks to rebound from his shortest stint with the Giants when he faces Cubs RHP John Lackey (9-7, 3.41 ERA) on Sunday. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys AuthenticWholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '