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SAN ANTONIO -- Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer loosened up the Army defense with his arm. Buy Air Max 270 NZ . Then the Irish took advantage with their legs.Kizer threw for three touchdowns and collected 72 of Notre Dames season-high 261 yards rushing, helping the Irish beat Army 44-6 on Saturday.C.J. Sanders returned the opening kickoff for a score, and then Kizer took over. He was 17 for 28 for 209 yards with an interception before he was replaced by Malik Zaire for the fourth quarter.Tarean Folston and Josh Adams each rushed for a score as Notre Dame rebounded nicely from last weekends 28-27 loss to Navy. Folston had 84 yards on 13 carries, and Adams finished with 15 carries for 70 yards.We were able to throw the ball over their heads, and it backed them off, so it gave us some opportunities to run the football, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said.Along the way, Kizer looked at second and third options to find open receivers.He is maturing as a quarterback, Kelly said. I liked his leadership today. I liked his leadership all week. He was holding players to a higher standard. I liked his toughness.Kell Walker had a 2-yard touchdown run in the second quarter for Armys only score. Ahmad Bradshaw, Armys starting quarterback, was sidelined by a knee injury.The Black Knights (5-5) began the day ranked in the top 25 nationally in several defensive categories, but the Irish (4-6) were in complete control right from the start.Sanders returned the opening kickoff 92 yards, and Kizer tossed a 37-yard touchdown pass to freshman Kevin Stepherson with 10 minutes left in the first quarter. Adams had a 2-yard touchdown run with 3:44 remaining, and the rout was on.The Irish led 38-6 at halftime. Tight end Durham Smythe had second-quarter touchdown receptions of 10 and 31 yards.I really dont know what to say after a tail-whipping like that, Army coach Jeff Monken said. We couldnt stop the ball and couldnt run the ball effectively enough to keep drives going. Credit Notre Dame. They played like a championship team.Notre Dame had dropped three of four. But Kizer and company got a chance to enjoy their first runaway victory in a while.We kind of challenge ourselves to build off each other, both offensively and defensively, to sustain success, Kizer said. Today was the perfect example of us feeding off the defense, and the defense feeding off the offense, and one big special teams play.THE TAKEAWAYArmy: The Black Knights have only two winning seasons since the mid-1990s -- 10-2 in 1996 and 7-6 in 2010. After beginning this year with three straight wins, Army is in jeopardy of falling short of a winning season again. The Black Knights have games left against Morgan State and Navy.Notre Dame: The Irish stayed in the running for bowl eligibility. They have won 15 straight against Army.NO GOOD TIMEArmy began the game ranked second nationally in time of possession with a 10-minute edge per game. Notre Dame had an advantage of nearly nine minutes on Saturday. Monken said the Irish are too big and strong.There is no comparison physically, Monken said. They just lined up and blocked us, and they are hard to tackle.FAST STARTSanders TD return on the opening kickoff was his second of the season and third of his career.That gave us a great deal of energy and momentum, Kelly said. Any time you can steal a possession like that ... it gave us a great deal of confidence.UP NEXTArmy: The Black Knights host Morgan State. They have met once before, with Army winning 28-12 in 2013.Notre Dame: The Irish host Virginia Tech on Saturday in the first-ever meeting between the schools. Air Max 270 Cheap Wholesale . -- An ugly goal by Nick Bonino helped the Anaheim Ducks overcome the defensive-minded Phoenix Coyotes on a night when their ragged power play continued to struggle. Air Max 270 Wholesale NZ . The catch: It needs a lot of money, and it needs it fast. http://www.airmax270nz.com/ . Louis Blues absence from top spot in the TSN.WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- American Sam Querrey edged Finlands Jarkko Nieminen 4-6, 7-6 (7), 7-6 (12) on Wednesday to advance to the Winston-Salem Open quarterfinals. Querrey had 19 aces, but lost the first set to the left-handed Nieminen after leading 4-1. Querrey then had to overcome five match points in the third-set tiebreaker to advance to his fourth tournament quarterfinals this season. "I just played some sloppy points (in the first set)," Querrey said. "I missed a few when I was up 4-2, and I missed some easy forehands later on. That kind of got me down, and it took a while for me to get back into it. "That was just a lack of confidence right out of the gate ... but I knew that if I could get into a tiebreaker, I could win my serve and grind out a few points on his serve." The 29th-ranked Querrey will face unseeded Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania, a 6-3, 6-3 winner over Spains Roberto Bautista Agut. "Its allways painful to lose a tight match," Nieminen said. Air Max 270 Sale NZ. . "When it got to 6-6 (in the third-set tiebreaker), I saw that he looked tired. Thats when I stopped playing the way I did before, and missed some shots. I wanted to make him run, but I should have gone for my shots like I did before." Querrey is the lone American player remaining in the final hard-court tournament before the U.S. Open next week. Qualifier Steve Johnson, who upset second-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy on Tuesday, lost to Taiwans Lu Yen-Hsun Lu 6-3, 6-2. In other third-round results Wednesday, Jurgen Melzer of Austria beat Frenchman Benoit Paire 6-4, 6-3; Dmitry Tursunov topped fellow Russian Alex Bogomolov Jr. 6-3, 7-5; and Spains Fernando Verdasco downed Robin Haase of the Netherlands 6-4, 6-7 (10), 6-3. Tommy Robredo, at No. 22 the highest-ranked player remaining in the tournament, faced Frances Gael Monfils in the night match. ' ' ' 
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