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    November 13, 2018 1:13 AM PST

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- American beach volleyball player Casey Patterson wants to make it clear that he didnt blow off the post-match handshakes after he and Jake Gibb were eliminated from the Olympics. Cheap NBA Jerseys Free Shipping .Patterson told The Associated Press that he congratulated Spain in the media mix zone.I just wanted to make sure everyone knew that was all taken care of, Patterson said on Thursday, a day after the loss to Spain dropped the Americans to 1-2 in pool play and knocked them out later on a tiebreaker. We knew we were potentially out of the Olympics, so I went and sat down and shook their hands later.Patterson said its not uncommon for players to forego the post-match handshake under the net after a big match, when one team is celebrating and the other just wants to get out of there. He said he had never failed to catch up with the winner later to congratulate them, though.Were all really good friends, too, he said, adding that the protocol is to leave the sand within 90 seconds. A lot of times when you win a big match, you yell and scream. By that time the other team has left. We always take care of it either on the way out or later.Patterson made the comments in a telephone interview on Thursday, a day after he walked through the mix zone without talking to reporters. The Olympic rookie also received a yellow card in the match for a prolonged argument with the referee.I think I bolted out of there a little frustrated with how it all went down, he said.Gibb, a three-time Olympian, did talk to reporters, but said it was hard to concentrate on questions when he was preoccupied with whether they still had a chance to remain in the Rio Games.The Americans were eliminated later in the day. They finished tied with Austria, which scored 145 points and allowed 140; the Americans scored 125 and gave up 126.A day later, Patterson said he was able to appreciate the experience.And he said he would do what he could to return in 2020.Ive got the fever, the virus of the Olympics. I see how special and cool it is, he said. Making the Olympics is such a good, special part of my life, and to be able to say Im an Olympian is something Im proud of.I feel like Ive gained so many good friends. Our families have become so close. I think thats the most valuable thing you can ask for anyway, Patterson said. Thats sort of our medal, the relationships weve built. Thats how Ive put it to myself. Cheap Nike NBA Jerseys . Burke is expected to miss two to three months after breaking a finger in the teams third preseason game. Tinsley, a 10-year veteran, spent the last two seasons in Utah, where the point guard averaged 3. NBA Jerseys From China . Zvonareva, who won the tournament in 2009 and 10, couldnt handle her opponents big groundstrokes in only her third event back after 17 months out with a shoulder injury. Zvonareva made her comeback in January in Shenzhen and played in the Australian Open but lost her first matches at both tournaments. . Marincin has played in two NHL games so far this season with two penalty minutes. The 21-year-old has three goals, four assists and a plus-5 rating in 24 games with the American Hockey Leagues Oklahoma City Barons this season.Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward failed to mention under-fire manager Louis van Gaal as he discussed record quarterly revenues with the clubs investors on Friday. United are on course to become the first British club to earn more than £500m in a single year, after announcing record revenues of £123.4m - up 29.9 per cent from last year - for the third quarter of 2016.But that success off the pitch has not been matched by the teams fortunes on it, with United trailing rivals Manchester City by two points in the race for fourth place heading into their final Premier League game of the season at home to Bournemouth on Sunday, live on Sky Sports 1 HD from 2.30pm. The clubs damaging 3-2 defeat at West Ham on Tuesday has piled pressure on the Dutchman as United face up to the prospect of missing out on Champions League football for the second time in three seasons. Woodward touched on a variety of topics in his nine-minute conference call with investors as he outlined Uniteds willingness to spend this summer, while also praising the clubs youth academy, but did not refer to Van Gaal at any point.There has been a continued inflation in player transfers, given the increase in money flowing around the industry, Woodward explained. It is the heart of the club. It is in our DNA. That will help in terms of net transfer spend. Ed Woodward on Man Utds academy You know as a club, we will always invest in the squad to the extent that we feel we need to so that were challenging for titles.But I think this sustained level is probably relatively high compared to what is needed.The academy is helping us in terms of net transfer spend. The market has become more competitive.It is the heart of the club. It is in our DNA. That will help in terms of net transfer spend. Louis van Gaal watches United lose to West Ham on Tuesday Uniteds transfer spending since Van Gaal succeeded David Moyes has been mammoth, with the Dutchman allowed to spend more than a quarter of a billion pounds on 12 new players as he has completely overhauled the squad.But that outlay has not translated into improved performances on the pitch with Van Gaals side, who are on course to shatter the clubs record total for fewest goals scored in a Premier League season, trailing champions Leicester by 17 points heading into the final weekkend. Cheap NBA Jerseys Store. .Woodward admits it has become far more difficult for teams to simply spend their way out of trouble.I have to say it has become more competitive, Woodward conceded. It became more competitive when Chelsea had a change of ownership 13 years ago, it obviously got more competitive when Manchester City changed ownership about five years ago. Record revenue for United Manchester United announce record quarterly revenue The last round increase [of TV rights money] was 70 per cent domestically. Obviously were in the last year of that cycle, and visibility into the next years cycle - from domestic money going up by a similar percentage - obviously makes all the other clubs more competitive in the Premier League.But I think the way we view it is that we know we have strengths and we have to focus on giving ourselves the best chance in every single area of the club that we can.Yes, thats the academy, but it also means in recruitment, it means the coaching staff, it means having the best medical department, sports science facilities, etc. Its trying to get the extra one per cent from all of those areas that influences and impacts the first-team. 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