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CHAPECO, Brazil -- Six players, a handful of support staff, and deep sorrow are all that remain of Brazils Chapecoense soccer club. Custom Jim Palmer Jersey .They will still try to play again. Because they know thats what their 19 teammates who died Monday when a charter plane ripped into an Andean mountainside would want them to do.In the memory of those who died and to honor their families, we will rebuild this club from scratch so it is even stronger, club director and local businessman Cecilio Hans said. We had material assets and human assets. Now weve lost nearly all of our human assets.Other clubs in Brazils top league are offering to loan players to Chapecoense, with a proposal that the modest club in deep southern Brazil is guaranteed to stay in the top division for the next three years.The club will rebuild, I am sure, said Walter Feldman, secretary general of the Brazilian Football Confederation. Eight clubs have already called me to offer concrete, material solidarity. We are studying ways to best help.The crash occurred as the team was on its way to the opening game of the two-leg Copa Sudamericana final -- the No. 2 tournament on the continent. Only three players survived, and all are recovering at a hospital in Colombia: defender Helio Zampier, commonly known as Neto, defender-midfielder Alan Ruschel and goalkeeper Jakson Follmann, whose right leg had to be amputated Tuesday.At the time they expected to be home watching their team on TV, more than 22,000 Chapecoense fans were at the Arena Conda to cheer, cry, watch videos of tributes coming from all over the world and attend a Catholic Mass.They celebrated the Copa Sudamericana title they hope to share with Atletico Nacional. They used a song created by Atletico fans: May they hear/all over the continent/that we will never forget/the champions of Chapecoense.With the families of the victims on the center of the pitch, fans chanted the names of the players one by one and celebrated 5-year-old Carlos Miguel, the clubs mascot that many in the city feared to be in the crashed plane. Dressed like a Chapeco indian, Carlos waved to the crowd in tears as the stadiums big screen showed messages like heroes and forcachape (be strong, Chape). The few staffers and players who didnt travel circulated the pitch as fans cheered.Chape, as the team is called locally, reached the top of South American soccer without any superstars -- no high-profile players from Brazils celebrated national team. It was in Brazils fourth division just seven years ago, climbing into the first division by 2014. Now it starts the climb again, and this one is even steeper.Goalkeeper Marcelo Boeck said he and several players had deals to leave the club new one next year. He said theyre reconsidering.We know this is a different moment, and we are part of it, he said. We hope we can help rebuild in the memory of our team.The rebuilding could start Dec. 11, the date scheduled for the final round of league matches in the top Brazilian league. Games have been called off this weekend for a period of mourning.Chapecoenses acting President Ivan Tozzo told reporters on Wednesday the club hopes to play that match against Atletico Mineiro using a primarily junior team.After that match, there is uncertainty over Chapecoenses future. If the team is awarded the Copa Sudamericana tittle -like its final opponent Atletico Nacional proposed -- it would qualify for next years Copa Libertadores, the Champions League of South America which begins in February.Chapecoense guaranteed its place in the Brazilian first division for next season, and it is also scheduled to defend its Catarina state title in the regional championship starting in January.Data analyst Victor Hugo, one of the key assistants to coach Caio Junior, who died in the crash, said very little remains.We have a couple of doctors, two physiotherapists, two locker room staffers, one nurse, one masseur, one goalie coach and me, he said, speaking at Arena Conda.Hugo said the staff members and six players not selected for the big match in Colombia -- some because of injury, others because of the coachs decision -- are trying to cope with the tragedy.That disappointment over not being chosen to be there was quickly replaced by that horrible mixture of grief, and with some relief just to be alive, he said. That will stick with us forever.Argentine midfielder Alejandro Martinuccio was injured and didnt travel. He spent Tuesday answering concerned calls and comforting friends and family of the Chapecoense players.I am not religious, so this is even more difficult, Martinuccio said. I am so sorry that this beautiful story is going to end like this.Veteran goalkeeper Nivaldo was not selected so he could prepare for his 300th game with the club on Sunday against Atletico Mineiro in the last game of the Brazilian league season.After the accident, the 42-year old goalkeeper said he would retire immediately, but now he wants to play in the last game to honor his fallen teammates.My teammates would want us to play that match, a teary and emotional Nivaldo said. I just dont know how I could stand a full stadium with people calling the name of the players that died. We will have to try, I think. But that is going to be hard.One of the three surviving players was Jakson Follmann, the second-string goalkeeper behind starter Danilo, who died in the crash. Authorities in Colombia said they had to amputate Follmanns right leg, and he remains in the hospital.I told Follmann I was going to stay here one more year to see him thrive, Nivaldo said. He said he was going to carry me on his shoulders after my 300th game. That is not going to happen.---Associated Press sports writer Mauricio Savarese reported this story in Chapeco, Brazil, and AP sports writer Stephen Wade reported from Rio de Janeiro---Mauricio Savarese on Twitter: http://twitter.com/MSavarese His work can be found at http://bigstory.ap.org/journalist/mauri ... eseStephen Wade on Twitter: http://twitter.com/StephenWadeA His work can be found at http://bigstory.ap.org/content/stephen-wade Custom Orioles Jersey China . 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LAS VEGAS -- Rod Pampling won for the first time in 10 years on the PGA Tour when he closed with a 6-under 65 for a two-shot victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.Pampling holed a 30-foot birdie putt on the final hole at the TPC Summerlin that clinched the victory. He raised his right arm and thrust it when the ball was still another foot away from the cup. The 47-year-old Australian last won on the PGA Tour at Bay Hill in 2006.Brooks Koepka closed with a 67 to finish second.Lucas Gloverwas tied with Pampling with two holes to play until he made a bogey from the bunker on the par-3 17th, and he closed with another bogey when winning was out of reach. He shot a 69 to finish third.Pamplings last victory was in the 2008 Australian Masters. He lost his PGA Tour card after the 2013 season and spent two years on the Web.com Tour, and had to return to the Web.com Tour Finals last month just to get his card back. His biggest shot might have been for par.Tied for the lead on the par-5 16th, he pushed his drive well right into rough so deep that Pampling asked to identify his ball, and it was a good thing -- it wasnt his ball. His ball was a foot to the right, buried so badly that he could only muscle it some 30 yards behind another tree, and he had to lay up short of the water. From 121 yards, Pampling hit wedge into 6 feet and saved par to stay tied.Glovers tee shot on the 17th was about a foot away from being good, but it caught the lip of the bunker and left a difficult shot. He missed a 12-foot par putt and never caught up.Pampling finished at 20-under 264 and will be exemption up until his 50th birthday when he is eligible for the PGA Tour Champions.The victory was the third of his PGA Tour career for Pampling, who also won the now-defunct International in 2004. It puts him in the Masters for the first time since 2007, along with the PGA Championship for the first time since 2009.DOMINION CHARITY CLASSICRICHMOND, Va. -- Scott McCarron won the Dominion Charity Classic to get a top-five spot next week in PGA Tour Champions finale, beating Tom Byrum with a 6-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff.McCarron will start next week in Arizona second in the points to two-time defending champion Bernhard Langer, with all of the top five in the reset standings -- Colin Montgomerie is second, followed by Joe Durant and Miguel Angel Jimenez -- in position to win the season title with a victory at Desert Mountain.McCarron and Byrum each shot 3-under 69 to finish at 13 under on the James River Course at The Country CClub of Virginia. Authentic Custom Orioles Jersey. . Byrum missed a 15-footer before McCarron holed the winning putt.The 51-year-old McCarron won the Principal Charity Classic in Iowa in June for his first senior victory. He won three times on the PGA Tour.Kevin Sutherland shot a course-record 63 to tie for third with Brandt Jobe (67) at 11 under. Sutherland just missed a top-five spot, ending up sixth.Langer would have locked up the season championship weeks ago under the old format, but the new three-event FedEx Cup-style system means he has to play to claim the title. Playing with a sore knee that kept him out of last weeks tournament, shot a 71 to tie for sixth at 9 under.TOTO JAPAN CLASSICIBARAKI, Japan -- Shanshan Feng needed every bit of the three-stroke lead she took to final hole at chilly Taiheiyo Club to finish off her second straight LPGA Tour victory.The 27-year-old Chinese star closed with a double-bogey 6 to beat Ha Na Jang by a stroke in the TOTO Japan Classic, the last of six straight events in Asia. Feng closed with a 2-under 70 for a 13-under 203 total, the double bogey her only dropped shots since the fourth hole Friday.The winner last week in steamy Malaysia, Feng has finished no worse than a tie for fourth in her last seven events. She started the run with the Olympic bronze medal in Rio, tied for fourth at Evian in France, opened the Asia trip at home in China with a fourth-place tie, was second behind Jang in Taiwan and tied for third in South Korea.Playing two groups ahead of Feng, Jang birdied 16 and 17 in her third 68. The South Korean player has three victories this year, beating Feng by a stroke in Taiwan.Feng shot a tournament-best 64 on Saturday to take one-stroke lead over second-ranked Ariya Jutanugarn into the final round. Jutanugarn missed a chance to wrap up the LPGA Tour player of the year award with a victory, shooting a 74 to drop into a tie for 10th at 8 under. The Thai star leads the tour with five victories and also tops the money list.TURKISH AIRLINES OPENANTALYA, Turkey -- Denmarks Thorbjorn Olesen held on to win the Turkish Airlines Open for his fourth European Tour title.Seven strokes ahead entering the round, Olesen closed with a 2-under 69 for a three-stroke victory over Englands David Horsey (65) and Chinas Li Haotong (65).After Horsey cut the lead to a shot, Olesen birdied the 12th, 14th and 15th. He finished at 20-uner 264 at Regnum Carya and earned nearly $1.2 million. ' ' '
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