“I was going to throw a little chip, and I kind of missed, and then I kind of stepped on his cleat and then my other cleat slipped. I did the splits a little bit. Freak accident,” Ball said. “I don’t know what’s going on, if somebody put a hex on me or something. But I’m not sitting here playing the woe-is-me card.
“There wasn’t anything dirty about a player. There wasn’t anything dirty about coaching. It’s just something that happened where they screwed up and it cost us a 77-yard touchdown,” Fox said.
Bryant — back after missing 76 games last season, including the final 57 due to a fractured left knee — shot 5 for 12 from the field.
“I’ve been coaching for 37 years, it’s the dirtiest play I’ve seen,” Arians fumed. “It was a flat chop block and put him out of the game. I know John Fox, great coach and great guy. Somebody has got to answer to that. A fine isn’t going to do it, when he’s going to miss three or four weeks, on a blatant chop block.
“We’re not afraid of those guys,” Royals ace James Shields said Sunday night. “We’re going to go out there and play our game — but obviously, we’re going to worry about that tomorrow.”
Neal’s goal past Reto Berra broke a 2-all tie in the shootout and helped the Stanley Cup champions improve to 5-0-1 in the preseason. Colorado is 0-5-2
The autonomy structure went into effect on Wednesday, which was also the first day for the power conferences to offer suggestions about what rules they want to implement.
“It is a drop in the bucket in terms of FIFA’s coffers,” Dellinger said. “Canada is one of the richest nations on earth.”