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  • December 18, 2017 11:30 PM GMT

    Dustin Martin continues to rack up AFL honours in a tumultuous year, winning his first best and fairest award at Richmond.A week after also making the All-Australian team for the first time, Martin beat last years winner Alex Rance by one vote on Thursday night to win the Jack Dyer Medal.Martin has enjoyed his best season and is a Brownlow Medal contender behind strong favourite Patrick Dangerfield.But it has been tough off the field for the star Tigers midfielder.Last December, Martin was accused of threatening a woman with a chopstick in a Melbourne restaurant.The Victorian Police and the AFL decided not to take any action.Martin apologised and the Tigers handed him a $5000 fine for being drunk in public.Also this year, Martins father Shane was deported to New Zealand for links to the Rebels motorcycle gang.Richmond have given Martin time off during the season so he could visit his father.Martin, who rarely speaks in public, thanked the Tigers for their support after winning the Jack Dyer award.I will keep this short and sweet, because you know I dont like to talk too much, Martin said.Id like to thank Peggy (ONeal), the board and Brendon (Gale) for sticking by me.Im very blessed to have so many great people in my life and Im very grateful for it.Martin also thanked assistant coaches Mark Williams, Greg Mellor and Ross Smith, who have all left Richmond.Choco (Mark Williams), as every year, youve helped take my game to another level and Im going to miss you around the club, Martin said.Also on Thursday night, coach Damien Hardwick strongly backed the current board as it faces a challenge from the Focus on Football group.Club president Peggy ONeal said it was vital that the Tigers stick together.ONeal added that the club would release the findings of their football department review very shortly. Cyber Monday Cavaliers Jerseys . The native of Mont-Tremblant, Que., captured a World Cup downhill event Saturday, his second this year and fifth career victory on the circuit. Womens Cavaliers Jerseys . He said Tuesday thats a big reason why he is now the new coach of the Tennessee Titans. Whisenhunt said he hit it off quickly with Ruston Webster when interviewing for the job Friday night. . Spiller left Week 3s 27-20 loss to the New York Jets with a thigh injury, but fully practiced with the team all week and expects to be ready to go on Sunday. Cheap Cavaliers Jerseys . The FA rejected Wilsheres appeal that the length of his punishment was "clearly excessive" and said Thursday his suspension begins with immediate effect. He will miss league matches against Chelsea on Monday and West Ham on Dec. Black Friday Cavaliers Jerseys . The news was first reported on Gonzalezs Twitter account and confirmed by the Rockies. Gonzalez has a six-week window before position players have their first workout at spring training in Arizona. South Carolina Gamecocks guard Sindarius Thornwell has been suspended indefinitely.Gamecocks coach Frank Martin said in a statement Sunday that Thornwell was suspended for violating an athletic department policy; he did not disclose the policy in question.Thornwell, a 6-foot-5 senior, is having a breakout season through seven games for the No. 20 Gamecocks. He is their leading scorer and rebounder, averaging 18.7 points and 6.7 rebounds. He also is averaginng 4.dddddddddddd1 assists, and is shooting 48.3 percent from 3-point range.Thornwell made the Southeastern Conferences all-freshman team in 2013-14 and its all-defensive team last season.South Carolina is off to a 7-0 start, including wins over Michigan and Syracuse.Information from The Associated Press included in this report. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '