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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Katie Taylor trudged out of the ring with a white towel around her neck, and needed time to compose herself and find the right words for her stunning exit. Ben Gedeon Youth Jersey .The star of the London Games, the Irish fighters Olympics lasted just one bout.Taylors rugged 2016 hit bottom on the brightest stage.The top-ranked lightweight lost for the third time this year, with the latest one ending her bid at a repeat gold medal bid. Taylor, perhaps the most popular athlete in the country, was upset on Monday by Finlands Mira Potkonen via split decision in a lightweight bout.Taylor had already lost in a Rio qualification event and again at the World Championships.A very challenging year, suffering so many losses, she said. Im sick of losing at this stage this year. I dont know what Im doing wrong, really. I really felt like I was prepared for every opponent here this week.The 30-year-old Taylor buried her face in a towel as she left the ring, then fought back tears talking to reporters.She could not have imagined this scene in London.Taylor collapsed to her knees after winning the ninth gold medal in Irelands Olympic history, and wrapped a green, white and orange flag around her shoulders. She later took a slow walk through the overjoyed masses. Taylor was named the Olympics best womens boxer. She went unbeaten for five years.Potkonen rocked Taylor in the second and won the round. With the fighter on the brink of an upset, the Finnish coaches were going wild at ringside and were nearly as entertaining as the fight.Irish fighter Paddy Barnes, a two-time Olympic boxing medalist who also lost in Rio, criticized the judges on Twitter. He wrote, there was no point watching and the judges are terrible.Taylor, the flag bearer for Ireland at the 2012 London Games, took the high road in her first career loss to Potkonen.I thought I had the fight won, but it was a close fight, and congratulations to her, she said. But I should be really beating those girls.One of Taylors pre-Olympics defeats was to French fighter Estelle Mossely, who fights later Monday and has emerged as the divisions gold favorite.The 35-year-old Potkonen, who had advanced to the semifinal of this years World Championships, said she was scared in the ring waiting for the decision.Ive lost so many times to her, so this is great, she said.Taylors loss continued an awful Olympics in the ring for Ireland. Michael Conlan is the last Irish fighter left from the eight who made the team. He fights Tuesday.All three gold medal winners from the inaugural womens boxing tournament in London were back to attempt to defend their titles. Taylor, Britains Nicola Adams, and American middleweight Claressa Shields all stuck with their sport, which has grown rapidly in prominence and quality since womens boxing was added to the Olympic program.The Olympics will go on without Taylor.I really feel like I should be winning those fights a lot easier, Taylor said. It just didnt happen tonight, and Im not sure what the problem is yet. Dalvin Cook Jersey .com) - The Montreal Canadiens embark on their first road trip of the season as they head out west to battle the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. Jaleel Johnson Jersey . Jeff Green scored 13 points and Kris Humphries 12 for the Celtics, who nearly blew an 18-point, second-half lead. Sullingers 20-20 was the first by a Celtics player since Kevin Garnetts first game in Boston in 2007. Garnett was dealt -- along with Paul Pierce -- to Brooklyn during the off-season. http:///...lflein-Elite-Jersey/ .ca! Kerry, Two nights after the Scott-Eriksson incident in Buffalo, the Bruins returned home to play San Jose. In that game, Zdeno Chara put a check on Tommy Wingels that clearly targeted his head. CLEVELAND -- Rookie quarterback Cody Kessler will be the Browns starter this week and the foreseeable future.How long that is could be up to him.Kessler, who returned to practice a few days ago after being sidelined since Oct. 23 with a concussion, will start Sunday as the winless Browns (0-8) host the Dallas Cowboys. Kessler has shown steady progress and Browns coach Hue Jackson wants to find out if he can be Clevelands long-term QB.That is why he is playing, Jackson said Friday. Because I need to know.Jackson is going back to Kessler after starting Josh McCown last week in a loss to the New York Jets. McCown had a solid game, but at 37, hes not going to help the Browns beyond the next few weeks and Jackson must get a longer look at Kessler.The Browns have two first-round picks in next years draft, and the way theyre headed they may have No. 1 overall. But before they reach the offseason, they have to figure out if Kessler can be the answer to their nearly two-decades-long search for a franchise quarterback.I dont want to just say if he does great that doesnt mean that were not going to draft a quarterback because I think youve got to always have quarterbacks, Jackson said. Youve got to keep taking shots until you have the guy that you feel is going to do what you need done. But you need to know whats on your team, and the more Im around guys, the more that I see them in different situations and play under duress and stress and pressure, the more Im going to know about them.So this is an opportunity for Cody to demonstrate that. But more so than that, its an opportunity for him to go out with his teammates and help them get a win.Kessler, who has made five starts, suffered a concussion late in the first half two weeks ago at Cincinnati. He was cleareed through the NFLs head injury protocol earlier this week and practiced for the first time on Wednesday. Jaleel Johnson Vikings Jersey. Hes eager to start again but isnt looking beyond the Cowboys.Whatever happens moving forward, I just prepare the same way and approach it as an opportunity because you never know how many you are going to get, he said. My process and my preparation has been that and to prepare as the starter every week. To get another chance, another opportunity this weekend is exciting for me, and I am just going to continue to take it the same way and treat it the same way.Kessler will match up on Sunday against Dallas rookie Dak Prescott. The two young QBs have been friends for a few years after attending quarterbacks camps together. While Prescott is enjoying success and on a team leading its division, Kessler is stuck with the Browns, who are rebuilding and face a long road ahead to contention.Still, Kessler said he wouldnt trade places.I love it here, he said. There is nowhere else I would rather be. I love that, the underdog mentality. ... As a competitor that is what you want. You want a challenge. You want something that is not given to you, but you have to work for. This team has been through a lot, and it is awesome to be a part of it. This front office and the coaching staff and the players and guys in this locker room have been great to me and the other rookies.Kessler, who has completed 89 of 133 passes for 947 yards and four touchdowns, will have a new target this week as rookie Corey Coleman will return after missing six games with a broken hand.---AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and http://twitter.com/AP-NFL Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys ' ' '