Sam Thaiday admits he feels responsible for Brisbanes NRL form slump after serving two suspensions in short order. Vans Shoes Clearance Sale .Thaiday is set to return to the Broncos line-up for Thursdays crunch clash with St George Illawarra in Wollongong, having completed a one-match ban for a dangerous throw on Penriths Bryce Cartwright.The 31-year-old says he will do so with a point to prove after missing three of Brisbanes past five games during a period when their top-four hopes have nosedived.Thanks for rubbing it in, Thaiday told reporters on Monday when asked if he felt he was letting down his teammates.You feel pretty bad youre not there. I hate it.Ive let them (teammates) down a couple of times this year.Brisbane have lost eight of their past 11 games with Thaiday absent from heavy defeats to Canterbury, Melbourne and the Sydney Roosters.Josh McGuire was also suspended for the Roosters game last week but will make his return alongside Thaiday this week.Combined with an injury list that includes Matt Gillett (shoulder), Jordan Kahu (pectoral), Kodi Nikorima (shoulder), Greg Eden (knee) and Jack Reed (shoulder), the bans have left coach Wayne Bennett with a vastly undermanned squad.Weve had guys in and out. Weve had a few injuries (during games) and that really rattles blokes as well, playing out of position, Thaiday said.The Broncos are hopeful of regaining Gillett and possibly Nikorima this week, while strike weapon James Roberts will still face the Dragons despite missing training on Monday due to personal reasons.McGuire, meanwhile, insists Brisbanes problems arent down to a lack of effort or tensions within the team, as some fans are theorising.The intents there, were just not executing. If we start executing, well start winning football games, he said. Cheap Vans Shoes China .ca! Hi Kerry, Its another day and here we are looking at another dubious hit to the head. In this case Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky elbowed Saku Koivu in the head about a second after he dished off the puck to a teammate, knocking him unconscious. Vans Shoes Sale Online Cheap . -- Patrick Reed got an early start in golf. http://www.vanscheap.net/ . "I was fortunate to play many years at this level with a great organization and unbelievable teammates," said Hejduk in a statement. MILWAUKEE -- Mired in a 0-for-18 slump entering the game, Kirk Nieuwenhuis broke out in a big way.Nieuwenhuis hit two home runs for his third career multi-homer game, matched a season high with three hits and set a season mark with four RBI to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Saturday night.The last couple of days I just tried to change my mentality a little bit, Nieuwenhuis said. Ive just been pressing a lot the last three or four weeks. It seems like even longer than that.Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell said Nieuwenhuis has been grinding during the rough stretch.But after a night like tonight, where he kind of drives the bus for you, and when you look at his season in total, hes doing a good job for us, Counsell said.Zach Davies took a shutout into the seventh inning and Jonathan Lucroy also homered, giving Milwaukee the lead with a two-run shot in the first off John Lackey (7-7).He let one come back over the middle a little bit, and I was able to square it up, Lucroy said. It was a tough at bat, and I think I tired him out and he finally let one leak back out a little bit.Nieuwenhuis led off the fourth with a homer to center field, extending Milwaukees lead to 3-0. Nieuwenhuis added a three-run homer to left in the eighth.Davies (7-4) gave up one run and three hits in 6 1/3 innings. He struck out four and walked two.I felt good with my rhythm and was working at a pace I wanted to be at, Davies said.Lackey, who has surrendered at least one home run in seven straight starts, gave up three runs and five hits in six innings.Davies, who pitched seven scoreless innings in his last start, retired 10 consecutive batters before yielding a single to Ben Zobrist leading off the seventh. Zobrist scored on Addison Russells single off Will Smith, who relieved Davies with one out in the inning.(Davies) has been really good. Hes doing a nice job making pitches, Counsell said.The Brewers loaded the bases with two outs in the third but Lackey escaped by striking out Chris Carter.Milwaukee threatened again in the seventh, putting runners on second and third with one out. Cubs rreliever Adam Warren then fired a pitch over catcher Willson Contreras glove. Vans Shoes Discount Online. With Hernan Perez racing down the third-base line attempting to score, Contreras retrieved the ball off of a carom and fired to Warren covering the plate, who tagged out a sliding Perez. The call was upheld after a review.FAST PACEThe two stolen bases by the Brewers on Friday put the team at a major league-leading 86 for the season, eclipsing last seasons team mark of 84. The Brewers successfully executed a double steal on Saturday.PITCHING A FITThere was still buzz in Milwaukee on Saturday about newly retired Chicago Bears safety Charles Tillman, who said he was a guest of Milwaukee-based Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co., throwing out a ceremonial pitch at Miller Park on Friday. Tillman tweeted: Northwestern Mutual had a suite and the 1st pitch and they asked me to do it (hash)relaxeveryone.OPEN AND SHUTThe game began with the retractable roof closed. It was opened after the first inning only to be closed again with the Brewers batting in the third as a rainstorm moved into the area.TRAINERS ROOMCubs: Reliever Joe Nathan, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery, will join the club Sunday, manager Joe Maddon said. The 41-year-old Nathan has been on a 30-day rehab assignment in the Cubs minor-league system but hasnt appear in a major league game since April 6, 2015, with Detroit.Brewers: OF Domingo Santana, on the DL since June 10 with right elbow soreness, started a rehab assignment Saturday with Class-A Wisconsin.UP NEXTCubs: Jon Lester (10-4, 2.89) will start against the Brewers for the first time this season and first time ever at Miller Park. In five career starts versus Milwaukee he is 2-2 with a 2.22 ERA.Brewers: Junior Guerra (6-2, 3.06) will make his second start of the season against the Cubs. Guerra earned the victory in a May 15 start at Miller Park, giving up five hits and three runs over seven innings. He struck out a career-high 11 against Chicago. ' ' '