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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Britain was thoroughly outplayed, yet weathered everything the star-studded Netherlands team could muster. Tony Gwynn Jersey .Somehow, the British escaped the onslaught and got to a shootout with the game tied at 3-3 after regulation. Maddie Hinch did not allow a goal in the shootout, and Hollie Webb scored the clincher for Britain to claim its first gold medal in womens field hockey.Married couple Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh won gold medals together for Britain. Helen scored the first goal in the shootout, a penalty stroke.Its really, really special, Kate said as she stood next to Helen. To win an Olympic medal is special. To win an Olympic medal with your wife there next to you, taking a penalty in the pressure moments is so special, and we will cherish this for the rest of our lives.The Netherlands was trying to become the first nation to win three consecutive gold medals on the womens side Friday night. The Netherlands had five players who were pursuing their third gold.We did everything we needed to do, Netherlands coach Alyson Annan said. I think we played a fantastic game. We dominated the whole game, and we played as we should have and as we wanted to. Tactically, we were strong. Technically, we were strong. Physically, mentally, we were the better team. That makes it much more disappointing.After Helen Richardson-Walshs penalty stroke, Hinch took care of business in the goal.Goalkeeping has its highs and lows, Hinch said. You can be the villain, but you can also be the hero for the moment. But for me today, that was a huge team effort. We knew the Dutch would have their moments. They are a fantastic side.Just getting the match to penalty strokes bordered on the miraculous, but Britain had developed a habit of closing strong throughout the Rio Games. The British were outshot 17-2 in the first three periods, yet trailed just 3-2. Britains Nicola White scored midway through the fourth period after a rebound on a penalty corner to tie the match.Britain held on and left it in the capable hands of its goalkeeper.You could see our faces when it went to shuffles, their faces just dropped and our faces kind of lit up, Britains Lily Owsley said. Its our thing, its Maddies thing.The Netherlands attacked hard from the beginning, as usual. The Dutch were awarded a penalty stroke with 9:24 remaining in the first period after contact in the circle, but Hinch blocked Maartje Paumens shot to keep the match scoreless. Britain came back three minutes later when Owsley tapped one in off a rebound.Kitty van Males high shot over Hinch evened the score early in the second period.Maartje Paumen scored on a penalty corner, but Britains Crista Cullen scored 42 seconds later to even the score again.Van Male scored again on a deflection on a penalty corner midway through the third period, then White scored to force the shootout.After the match, Owsley said the team will enjoy the nightlife.We are going to have a few orange juices and see what Rio has to offer, she said.---Follow Cliff Brunt on Twitter CliffBruntAP . Travis Wood Jersey . Wall made the comment in a speech to a Regina business crowd that included Lesnar. The U.S. wrestler and retired mixed martial artist says he was visiting his brothers farm in Saskatchewan and decided he wanted to hear what the premier had to say. Randy Jones Jersey . With Parker having a quiet game for once, Nicolas Batum and Boris Diaw provided the scoring as France won its first major basketball title by beating Lithuania 80-66 on Sunday. It was a victory that ended a decade of frustration for Parker and a talented French generation, which lost the final against Spain two years ago and took bronze in 2005. http:///...oulys-chacin-jersey/ . First off, the fans ripped the Cubbies introduction of a fuzzy new kid-friendly mascot named "Clark". JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Quadir Welton scored 23 points and had 12 rebounds while Nick Griffin added 21 points as Saint Peters defeated Lipscomb 90-77 on Friday night for its first win of the season to even its record.Trevis Wyche and Sam Idowu each added 13 points for the Peacocks.Despite the 13-point win the Peacocks missed 14 free throws but made 17 more than Lipscomb.Trailing by 23 in the second half, the Bisons went on 25-7 run to cut the lead to five after Eli Pepper madde a pair of free throws and it was 67-62 with 7:42 to play. Brad Hand Jersey. Garrison Matthews scored eight points during Lipscombs run.Wyche responded with a layup and a jumper, Griffin had a 3 and Idowus dunk in less than four minutes made it 76-64 with 3:43 to play.Josh Williams led Lipscomb (2-2) with 18 points and was 4 for 6 from 3-point range. Cheap Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys 2018 Discount NFL Jerseys NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping China Jerseys Cheap Jerseys NFL Cheap ' ' '