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. 1 Memphis stayed unbeaten with an 81-73 win over a tough Gonzaga squad. Derrick Rose finished with 19 points, nine assists, and eight rebounds for Memphis (19-0), which has won 38 straight regular season games, and 43 straight games at home. Robert Griffin III JerseyJACKSONVILLE, Fla. Marques Colston Jersey . – One day after the Jacksonville Jaguars took a strong stance on Maurice Jones-Drews contract situation, the star running back made his feelings equally clear. And he did it without saying a word. Jones-Drew skipped the opening day of a mandatory minicamp Tuesday, showing just how disgruntled he is about his current deal, and has no plans to join the Jaguars for any part of the three-day practice session. Coach Mike Mularkey can fine Jones-Drew up to $60,000 if he misses the entire camp. “Obviously I would have liked to have had him here a long time ago,” said Mularkey, who declined to say whether he will levy a fine. “Its not like all of a sudden somethings new. Its been the same case. Im trying to focus on the guys that are here, similar in talking about the guys that do it right on the weekends. Basically the same thing. “The guys who show up here have gotten a lot done for us in all phases. Those are the guys I want to talk about. Write a good story about good things for them that are happening.” Jones-Drew, who led the NFL in rushing last season with 1,606 yards, has two years remaining on a five-year contract worth $31 million. He is scheduled to make $4.45 million this season and $4.95 million in 2013. Coming off a career year, Jones-Drew wants to be one of the leagues highest-paid backs. His contract currently ranks eighth among NFL backs, behind Minnesotas Adrian Peterson, Tennessees Chris Johnson, Philadelphias LeSean McCoy, Houstons Arian Foster, St. Louis Steven Jackson, Carolinas DeAngelo Williams and Seattles Marshawn Lynch. But Jaguars general manager Gene Smith made it clear Monday that the team has no plans to renegotiate with Jones-Drew, setting the stage for a potentially lengthy holdout. “He has expressed that he would like to renegotiate and we have expressed again that we feel he has a contract with two years left that we expect him to fulfil those obligations,” Smith said. Both sides have valid arguments. Jones-Drew signed his deal in 2009, before rushing for at least 1,300 yards in three consecutive seasons. Not only has he seemingly outperformed his contract, MJD is the face of the franchise and probably the only player on the roster known outside small-market Jacksonville. The Jaguars, meanwhile, paid him based on the expectation that he would flourish as a starter after spending the first three years of his career splitting carries with Fred Taylor. And they dont want to set a precedent of renegotiating with players who have two years remaining on lucrative deals that included big signing bonuses. Jacksonville also might not be enamoured with paying a running back into his 30s, especially one who takes as many pounding hits as Jones-Drew does. “Guys are going to try and posture themselves to have an advantage because this career is short, especially for running backs — their shelf life is seen as short — so theres points that can be made on both sides and theyre both perfectly valid,” guard Uche Nwaneri said. “Hes the face of the franchise, no doubt. But the NFL is a business. “Just like coaches got to make tough decisions, GMs got to make tough decisions and players have to make tough decisions. Its tough for him to make that decision that Im not going to be show up here and be with my teammates and be out here working and learning this new system. Thats a tough thing to do. … We want everything to end up being resolved.” The Jaguars have missed the playoffs each of the last four years, but with new ownership, a revamped coaching staff and added playmakers on the NFLs worst offence, they feel they are close to turning things around. And Jones-Drew is a key to getting it done. “The unfortunate thing is that hes not here,” cornerback Rashean Mathis said. “We know hes getting his work in. We know hes working hard, but to be with the team is the main thing. Whenever he gets here, we will greet him with open arms.” DeMarcus Ware Jersey . “I was listening to what they had to say,” Randy Carlyle explained of a post-game meeting with players. Aaron Rodgers Youth Jersey .S., and Hughes Fournel of Dorval, Que., helped their Olympic nomination hopes on Sunday by winning the bronze medal in the kayak doubles 200-metre race as the canoe and kayak World Cup. Aaron Rodgers Jersey . — Top-ranked Boston College showed off its lock-down defence against Air Force. Vincent Jackson Jersey . It was the Bruins first regulation loss since Oct. 29, ending a 15 game stretch in which they earned 29 of a possible 30 points. The Jets (12-11-4) moved above the . Cam Newton Jersey . Two errors later, the Fish trailed 7-4. And thats the way it ended at CommunityAmerica Ballpark in K.C. as Winnipeg battled back from a 3-0 deficit after the sixth to score a run in the seventh and three in the eighth, but a throwing error by third baseman Amos Ramon and then another by pitcher Griffin Bailey set up a four-run eighth inning for the T-Bones and sent Winnipeg back to the hotel with a 7-4 loss and yet another squandered lead late in a game.NASHVILLE — Edmontons Ales Hemsky celebrated his 550th NHL game in a big way, scoring three times for his first hat trick. Hemsky scored once in the first period and twice in the second as the Oilers beat the Nashville Predators 6-3 on Tuesday night. He added an assist on the final goal of the game. “The last time I had a hat trick was as a junior player,” Hemsky said. “It was a different type of hockey.” His third goal was on a breakaway against Anders Lindback at 14:03 of the second. “I was a little nervous on that third goal,” Hemsky said. “I kind of panicked a little bit but I got lucky. “Thats hockey. You just have to stay with it and hope for the best. This game everything was going for me so I was happy about it.” Hemsky, with nine goals and 25 assists this season, is known more for his passing than his shooting. Oilers coach Tom Renney was surprised that Hemsky had never scored three goals in an NHL game. “I cant believe that,” Renney said. “That is amazing. I hope he has many more. He is more of a passer, there are no two ways about that. He is as unselfish a guy as we have.” The Oilers managed only 20 shots. Hemsky, who led with four, added an assist on Sam Gagners goal. “He was on his toes,” Renney said. “He was really skating. He was proactive with and without the puck. Good things usually follow players like that around.” Hemskys accomplishment overshadowed Devan Dubnyks outstanding performance in goal. He stopped 41 of 44 shots including 18 of 19 in the third period. “Devan was outstanding,” Renney said. “We had a problem with puck management, and Devan was there and square. He became even more competitive as the game went on. That is what we need from our goaltending. “You could tell by the way Nashville pumped shots on goal in the third period that we had to have good goaltending, certainly beyond what we had done prior to that. John Kuhn Youth Jersey. ” Darcy Hordichuk opened the scoring for Edmonton with his first goal of the season at 12:50 of the first period. Ryan Jones added a power-play goal at 5:51 of the second. Gagner closed out the scoring for Edmonton with an empty-net goal with 1:41 remaining. The Oilers chased goalie Pekka Rinne from the game 28 seconds into the second period, after Hemskys second goal. Rinne allowed three goals on seven shots. Lindback stopped 10 of 12 shots, including all five he faced in the third. David Legwand scored two goals for the Predators, for his fourth multiple-goal game of the season. He broke the shutout with seven seconds to go in the first period and struck again at 4:18 of the third. Patric Hornqvist, who leads the Predators with 24 goal, scored on the power play at 12:35 of the second. Predators coach Barry Trotz refused to blame the loss on distractions caused by the anticipated arrival of Alexander Radulov from Russia. Radulov is expected to practice with the team on Wednesday and make his season debut with Nashville at Pittsburgh on Thursday. The loss marked the second time this season the Predators have given up six goals to Edmonton in a loss. “I think we didnt lose focus,” Trotz said. “Our guys understood the situation and they played hard. “I didnt have a problem with the effort or anything. We played hard, but it wasnt our game in a lot of ways. It was just one of those things where we couldnt get a bounce or a save, and thats going to happen sometimes.” NOTES: Hordichuk hadnt scored a goal since Nov. 6, 2010 at Carolina. … Nashvilles Gabriel Bourque assisted on Legwands goal, giving him two assists in his last two games. … Nashvilles power play has scored six goals in six games. … Martin Erat has a five-game point streak for Nashville with two goals and six assists. … Jeff Petry had two assists for Edmonton. ‘ ‘ ‘