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COLUMBIA, S. Josh Rosen Cardinals Jersey .C. -- South Carolina starting cornerback Chris Lammons was ejected against No. 18 Tennessee for throwing two punches at Vols receiver Jauan Jennings.Lammons was called for unsportsmanlike conduct and thrown out in the opening quarter. He was locked up Jennings away from the play on a long run by Vols quarterback Joshua Dobbs when he freed his arm and connected with a punch to Jennings stomach, then took a swing at his helmet.In the final period, defensive back D.J. Smith was ejected for targeting after his hit on Jennings. Officials upheld the targeting call after review and Smith will also miss the first half of South Carolinas game next week against Missouri.Lammons is a 5-foot-10 junior from Lauderhill, Florida. He has started all eight games this season.Smith is a junior from Marietta, Georgia, who has started seven games this year. Arizona Cardinals Adrian Wilson Jersey .J. -- Seven games into a disappointing season, New York Giants defensive catalyst Jason Pierre-Paul is getting the feeling hes back. Chandler Jones Cardinals Jersey . Detroit and Boston are deadlocked, 1-1, and Tigers manager Jim Leyland could be forgiven if he was caught rationalizing instead of dissecting how his club could blow a 5-1 lead late in Game 2. http://www.arizonacardinalsshoponline.com/ .C. - The Carolina Hurricanes have placed backup goalie Anton Khudobin on injured reserve with an unspecified lower-body injury. PHILADELPHIA -- For the first time ever, the Womens Table Tennis World Cup is coming to the U.S., bringing 20 top-ranked players from powerhouses such as Singapore, Japan and Germany to Philadelphia.Its so cool; its absolutely amazing, said Lily Zhang, one of two Americans competing. Im so excited that we can finally host the World Cup. Thats huge, you know.Stakes are high. After the Olympics, the World Cup is one of the most prestigious titles in pingpong, and winners will split a $150,000 prize pool.I really want to win, said Elizabeta Samara, 27, a Romanian player seeded 10th in the tournament. Yes, I also want to enjoy, but enjoying not just for fun, you know?Among the competitors are Olympians, a 15-year-old from Japan, a Korean player coached by her mother since the age of six and eight players fresh to the tournament. They will be smashing pingpong balls at speeds of over 60 miles an hour. The players will be whittled down to one champion over six rounds and three days.China has won every World Cup since the tournament began 20 years ago, but because of injuries, it wont be participating. That means a different countrry will now have the opportunity to snag the title. Josh Rosen Jersey Sale. .I expect everybodys level of all the countries to be very close, said Lily Yip, coach of the American team. Maybe our U.S. team can win. You never know.Table tennis has enjoyed an uptick in popularity over the past few decades, but recently, player numbers have been stagnating, dropping from over 19 million in 2010 to around 16.5 million last year, according to USA Table Tennis.Many Americans dont understand that pingpong is actually a very difficult, very high-level sport, Yip said. They still think of it as a basement sport.Tournament organizers are optimistic the World Cup will breathe new life into the game, proving its worthy of more than just a casual round or two.I think that if we can pack this place, well have no choice but to bring this tournament back here, said Gordon Kaye, CEO of USA Table Tennis, one of the sponsors of the event.Matches will be played over the weekend, with the final showdown scheduled for Sunday night. ' ' '