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OWINGS MILLS, Md. Air Jordan 5 Retro Outlet . - Having already placed his name in the Baltimore Ravens record book, Elvis Dumervil has turned his attention toward getting the team into the post-season.With 3 1/2 sacks against Miami last Sunday, Dumervil broke the team single-season record of 15 set by Peter Boulware in 2001. Dumervil now has 16 sacks, one short of his career high and tied for the NFL lead with Justin Houston of Kansas City.The lofty total can be attributed to a rigorous off-season training regimen, hard work and good health.Its like the stars are aligning, but the most special thing that could happen is we get into the playoffs, Dumervil said Wednesday. The records been broken. I havent really dwelled on it too much or soaked it in. Weve still got three critical games left. More than anything, to have that record at the end of the year and make a deep run in the playoffs, thats the goal.Baltimore (8-5) hosts Jacksonville (2-11) on Sunday. The Ravens trail Cincinnati by a half-game in the AFC North and are right in the middle of the crowded wild-card hunt.Dumervil came to the Ravens as a free agent in March 2013 following a now infamous snafu by his agent, who failed to fax paperwork to the league office in timely fashion. That ended Dumervils seven-year run in Denver, where he earned three Pro Bowl invites and was an Associated Press first-team All-Pro in 2009.In his first season with Baltimore, he had 9 1/2 sacks, 31 tackles and two forced fumbles — decent enough numbers, but not up to his standards. Not only that, but the Ravens missed the playoffs for the first time in six years.After finally adjusting to a new defensive scheme, Dumervil sustained a high ankle sprain late in the 2013 season. He missed a game against Minnesota in December and had only one sack over the final seven weeks.During the off-season he put a priority on working hard enough to get in good shape without putting undue stress on his 30-year-old body.Recovering better, eating better and really working smart. Those things played an intricate part in this whole process, Dumervil said.At training camp, he went up against second-year right tackle Rick Wagner on a daily basis. The duel made both of them better.He made me sharpen my talents, Dumervil said.I definitely knew this summer he was going to have an awesome year, Wagner said. Sometimes its just impossible to block him. Its good to see him beating some of the other tackles in the league instead of me all the time.Although hes only 5-foot-11, 255 pounds — considerably smaller than the typical size of a sack specialist — Dumervil uses that to his advantage.As I watch him rush the passer, I see where its a benefit to him, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said. And then hes got ridiculously long arms and a very powerful lower body. He can go underneath the block and tilt the offensive tackles balance.Said Hurst: He gets a good jump off the ball. Hes a lot smaller than most guys but he has the same amount of power as a big guy. He can get under your pads and push you back. Hes really tough to get leverage on.Dumervil chose to come to Baltimore last year primarily because the team has long been known for its defence and usually finds its way into the playoffs. He now stands alone atop a list that includes some of the teams greatest players: Boulware, Terrell Suggs, Ray Lewis, Michael McCrary and Trevor Pryce.I had the franchise record in Denver (17 in 2009) before a good friend of mine, I call him my little brother, Von Miller, broke it (in 2012), Dumervil noted. Ive been in this situation before, and this time around Im more grateful because this organization has a proud defence. To own a prestigious record like that, its huge, man. Its humbling.___AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP_NFL Womens Air Jordan 5 Retro . Ontario Superior Court Case Management Master Ronald Dash released the decision on Monday, saying John McCaw Jr. must testify in front of a jury by live video conference. Moores lawyer, Tim Danson, asked the court to compel McCaw - who is based in Seattle - to testify in the case back on February 27. Red Air Jordan 5 Retro . They probably ruined Tim Duncans hopes of a career change, though. Duncan wants to be a point guard, coach Gregg Popovich revealed Saturday, a wish that wont be granted. http://www.cheapairjordan5retro.com/ . Unfortunately for the Cleveland Cavaliers, James Harden was in the building. PITTSBURGH -- Jeff Locke spent a lot of time with A.J. Burnett last year, and then faced his mentor in a pitching matchup in Pittsburgh. Locke got the best of Burnett on Sunday in Pittsburghs 6-2 victory that finished off a three-game sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies. "It didnt even feel like we were playing a Major League Baseball game," Locke said. "We spoke really briefly before we got in the bullpen, just told each other to have fun today, go get em. Pound down." Locke gave up just three hits and a walk in eight innings, and the Pirates completed their first sweep of the season. Pittsburgh had failed to finish a sweep in eight previous tries this season. Philadelphia was swept for the eighth time. "I didnt know we didnt have a sweep all season," Locke said. "It feels good, especially a team like those guys over there. Especially when (Marlon) Byrd and A.J. come back again." The Pirates (47-41) moved a season-high six games over .500, while the Phillies (37-51) fell a season-high 14 games below .500. Locke (2-1) gave up two runs -- one earned -- and struck out four. He has made six straight quality starts since being recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis on June 8. The left-hander worked mostly off of his fastball and changeup in an outing his manager Clint Hurdle called "fantastic." Byrd gave the Phillies a 1-0 lead in the first inning with a single to left. Jimmy Rollins scored an unearned run from second after he reached base on a throwing error by third baseman Pedro Alvarez. Alvarez leads the major leagues with 18 errors this season. Pittsburgh responded in its half of the inning with two runs to erase Philadelphias early lead. Andrew McCutchen beat out a ground ball to shortstop with two outs after Burnett struck out the Pirates first two hitters. Neil Walker followed with a single. Against his former batterymate, Pirates catcher Russell Martin hit a two-run double to right-centre for a 2-1 advantage that wouldnt have been possible without McCutchens hustle. "Thats my game," McCutchen said. "I go up, hit a ball on the ground, and I have an opportunity to do something with it. Thats what I use my legs for and thats what Im going to always be like." The Pirates added another run in the third when Josh Harrison led off with a triple that spllit the gap in right-centre. White Air Jordan 5 Retro. Harrison tagged from third on a shallow fly ball from Walker to centre fielder Ben Revere and scored as Reveres throw came in offline. Burnett (5-8) gave up three runs and five hits, walked two and struck out seven in seven innings in his return to Pittsburgh. The Pirates played a "Thank You A.J." video on the scoreboard when Burnett took the mound in the first inning "The video caught me by surprise," Burnett said. "I dont know what to say about it. It was very moving. It was very unexpected." Byrd hit his 18th home run in the seventh inning to draw Philadelphia within 3-2. Locke threw Byrd a changeup low and inside, which Byrd sent over the fence in left field. "He got me," Locke said. "I got ahead of him, threw a changeup, and boom, he hit it. I knew it was a home run." For Hurdle, it was only a matter of time until Byrd would damage the Pirates. "Byrds a good hitter," Hurdle said. "We played with the tigers tail earlier in the series because he had a lot of at-bats with runners in scoring position that we were able to navigate through and around." Byrd finished 2 for 4 with two RBI. "Hes been very steady for us," Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said. "An everyday grinder who forces the chips in. Hes been one of our consistent bats." Harrison scored again in the eighth on a RBI triple by McCutchen, who was awarded third base because of fan interference following a crew chief review initiated by home plate umpire Dale Scott. Philadelphia reliever Justin De Fratus elevated an 81 mph slider over the plate that McCutchen hammered to the opposite field. "I thought it had a chance," McCutchen said. "But like Ive said plenty of times, you just never know what the ballpark is. Some days itll go, some days it wont." McCutchen then scored on a single by Starling Marte, and Jordy Mercer drove in another run with a sacrifice fly. NOTES: Pittsburgh RHP Charlie Morton (5-9, 3.30 ERA) will oppose St. Louis RHP Adam Wainwright (1-4, 1.89 ERA) on Monday when the teams begin a three-game series at Busch Stadium. ... Philadelphia LHP Cole Hamels (2-5, 2.98 ERA) will face Milwaukee RHP Marco Estrada (7-5, 4.94 ERA) as the Phillies continue their road trip on Monday. 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