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(STATS) -- With the three top-scoring teams in the subdivision still alive, there figures to be plenty of points in the FCS playoffs this weekend. Ryane Clowe Devils Jersey .At Stambaugh Stadium, there should be plenty of punts.Two of the nations best defenses will have a lot to say about which of the subdivisions unseeded Cinderellas books a spot in the semifinals as Wofford visits Youngstown State on Saturday.Sam Houston State, James Madison and Eastern Washington should keep scoreboards busy in the FCS quarterfinals, with the over/under for Friday nights Bearkats-Dukes showdown set at 84 1/2 in a matchup between the nations two highest-scoring teams.Thats a cool 51 points more than Vegas expects in Youngstown, where two teams that werent supposed to get this far will try to become the FCS final fours unlikeliest party crasher. Nineteenth-ranked Wofford (10-3) is third in the subdivision in scoring defense at 16.1 points per game, while the No. 13 Penguins (10-3) are just a tick behind at 17.7.The Terriers have allowed a total of 17 in their last three games -- none in the final 52 minutes of their 17-3 round of 16 win at The Citadel and none in their past five fourth quarters.I dont care if its 3-0 or 40-39, Youngstown State coach Bo Pelini said. A wins a win. Theyre hard to come by.They didnt used to be in Youngstown, where the Penguins were the subdivisions most dominant program in the 1990s, but this playoff trip is the programs first since 2006. YSU made it to the semifinals that season and is on the cusp of getting back there after shocking third-seeded Jacksonville State 40-24 last weekend.For as good as theyve been defensively, the Penguins offense has woken up in recent weeks. They threw for a season-high 315 yards against the Gamecocks but still managed to run it in three times, giving Youngstown State a remarkable 15 rushing touchdowns -- along with 47.6 points and 566 yards per game -- over the past three weeks. Quarterback Hunter Wells has come alive after taking over at midseason, averaging 12.87 yards per attempt on 45 throws during this outburst.So whos to say a visit from Wofford will ultimately turn into a grinder in the trenches?I always tell our guys, you dont have a crystal ball, Pelini said. You dont know what its gonna take week to week or how its gonna go.Its still probably safe to say Wofford would prefer a low-possession contest that hinges on getting some defensive stops late. In the last four of their six straight wins, the Terriers have allowed just 5.44 yards per pass attempt with eight interceptions, yielded one touchdown on the ground and stopped 68 percent of their opponents third-down attempts.Wofford was sixth in the FCS with 2.9 yards per carry allowed on the ground. Take away Ole Miss and the three games against fellow triple-option offenses, and the Terriers surrender 1.7 yards per tote.Everybody plays for one another, defensive lineman Tyler Vaughn said. Its 11 hats to the ball every time, and we ride together. Thats been our mentality all season.Even in the summer, everybody knew what the situation was. We wanted to be a great defense and we wanted to dictate games and make it known that we were trying to be the best defense in the country.Coach Mike Ayers team may need its defense to be great again, particularly with the uncertainty under center reaching a critical level. Junior quarterback Brandon Goodson, who began the season third on the depth chart, left against The Citadel with an ankle injury, leaving fifth-string true freshman Joseph Newman to take his place.Newman ran 36 yards for the tiebreaking touchdown early in the fourth quarter. Goodson is considered questionable, and if he cant go and Newman gets hurt, running back Nick Colvin is the next signal caller up.Were used to different quarterbacks coming in, offensive lineman Dequan Miller said. Last year, we rotated three guys and then this year we had two guys go down. It was just the next man up. When you come into the game, you play ball.Pelini seems as unfazed with who to expect to be taking snaps as his opponent is.Theyre gonna run their offense, and were preparing for their offense, he said. Whoevers under center is under center.Both Youngstown State and Wofford are unsurprisingly among the FCS leaders in time of possession, and YSUs third-down percentage (46.9) is 12th in the subdivision. Without facing much in the way of the triple option during the regular season, Pelini has had to instill one mantra into his players this week: discipline.For star defensive linemen Avery Moss and Derek Rivers along with the rest of a Penguins defense thats used to getting after the quarterback -- their 44 sacks lead the FBS -- that aggressive mentality will take a back seat for at least this week.Everybodys gotta handle their responsibilities and have their eyes in the right places, Pelini said. You need 11 guys to fit it right and to do their part. ... And youve gotta be physical, because theyre a physical team.The winner faces either Richmond or No. 2 seed Eastern Washington in next weeks semifinals. Ken Daneyko Jersey . 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The World Anti-Doping Agency is due to rule on the compliance of the NADO on March 18, after it was placed on a watch-list last November.The NADO has just over one month to prove it has implemented the new WADA code, which was introduced in January last year. Sky Sports News HQ has learned that WADA met with the Brazilian authorities recently to discuss the NADOs implementation of the new code into the Brazilian legal system.Ben Nichols, WADA spokesperson, said: If the current issues are not addressed by March 18, then the NADO will automatically be declared non-compliant.Should this be the case, the countrys only WADA-accredited laboratory would also be automatically deemed non-compliant, meaning thousands of athlete samples gathered at the Olympic and Paralympic Games woould have to be transported elsewhere for testing. Scott Wedgewood Devils Jersey. SSN HQ understands WADA are not actively considering alternative labs, but Salt Lake City and Montreal are thought to be the most attractive options, given their distance from the Games and the volume of samples they can process.When Brazils doping lab was previously stripped of its accreditation ahead of the 2014 World Cup, samples were flown to Lausanne in Switzerland for testing.Since then, Brazilian authorities have spent £23m and undergone nine months of testing to ensure the facilitys accreditation was reinstated last May.If Brazil loses its doping lab, it would be a big blow to the organisers of Rio 2016, who must be seen to be strict on the matter in the wake of recent doping allegations from Russia. Also See: UKAD takes charge of Russian testing Russia bans four for doping 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 ' ' ' 
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