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ATLANTA -- On Sunday night, during halftime of the nationally televised Chicago Bears-Dallas Cowboys game, U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III will look into a camera lens and reveal the identity of his 12th and final team member.Its all a big mystery. Many believe its just a formality until Bubba Watsons name is announced. Others think it will be Jim Furyk, who hasnt played in a few weeks. There are even some who inexplicably insist it will be Tiger Woods, who hasnt played in over a year.But it shouldnt be any of them.Love should pound his fist on a podium and scream in his best Mike Singletary impersonation: I want winners!Thats right. The captain should make his intention crystal clear to each of the dozen American players at the Tour Championship who arent already on the roster:Win and youre in.Isnt that what he wanted in the first place? Isnt that the whole reason why the so-called task force pushed back the final captains pick until the eve of the competition? Dont they want to capitalize on picking the hot hand?Instead, Love has remained disappointingly noncommittal. When I asked him last week if hed only consider players who are in this weeks field, he balked at the suggestion.There are guys on our list that are in the Tour Championship and guys on our list that arent in the Tour Championship, he said. Thats why we waited until the last minute, so we would have every option.But he shouldnt want to have every option. He should want a player to force his hand, to feel the pressure on his shoulders all week and perform under that pressure. He should want a player best equipped to deal with the frayed nerves that will undoubtedly develop on the first tee at Hazeltine next week.In other words, he should want exactly what Billy Horschel did two years ago.After winning the BMW Championship, Horschel parlayed that title into another here at East Lake Golf Club, taking the FedEx Cup in the process. He was instantly the hottest golfer in the world, a fiery American player riding a wave of success into the Ryder Cup. The only problem? The final selections were made before Horschel won those events, so he, and the team, never got to reap the benefits.That might not be the lone reason the final wild-card pick was pushed back to after the Tour Championship, but it certainly played a large role. Theres little doubt that if the final pick was made after Horschels season-ending win, he would have gotten the nod.By that logic, Love should open up the competition to every potential candidate.For a team that has lost the past three Ryder Cups and six of the past seven, it could use a jolt of adrenaline from a guy who does exactly what the U.S. team needs: someone who plays his best when it means the most.Lets count the options: Theres Watson, who, as the worlds seventh-ranked player, might be the prohibitive favorite. Theres Justin Thomas and Daniel Berger, a couple of fearless up-and-coming stars. Theres Ryan Moore and Kevin Chappell, each of whom have been playing terrific golf lately. Theres major-winner Jason Dufner and long-hitter Gary Woodland. Or gritty Kevin Kisner and consistent Kevin Na. And underdogs Roberto Castro, Will McGirt and Sean OHair.Behind closed doors, Love might root for some more than others. He might prefer the experience of Watson, a two-time Masters champion, over a player like Castro, who is still seeking his first career victory.But that shouldnt affect his final decision if one of these players wins.There is an overarching sense that putting too much pressure on a player is a bad thing, that they shouldnt be expected to perform under such burden. Even Jordan Spieth, who safely qualified for the U.S. team long ago, said as much after practicing earlier this week at Hazeltine with three of his potential teammates.I think its challenging; I think its tough, he said. Justin [Thomas] has admitted that hes put so much pressure on the Ryder Cup this year, he thinks its negatively affected some of his performances, where if it just wasnt on his mind at all, hed have maybe felt a little less stress or pressure trying to grab points at the end of the round instead of just playing his game. ... I think theres added pressure, for sure.Isnt that a good thing? Pressure should be viewed as a positive this week, and the candidate who best deals with it deserves to be on the team.Of course, there is the plausible scenario that the Tour Championship winner will be someone who has already qualified for his respective team: Spieth or Dustin Johnson, or Team Europes Rory McIlroy. Or even Jason Day, who isnt eligible, but hinted he would have enjoyed attending the festivities solely as a fan.In the event that none of the dozen hopefuls wins this tournament, Love and his task force can have a conference call, pore over the analytics and go with the popular pick.If any of these players prevail, though, he should automatically be on the team. Thats the whole reason this pick was pushed back to Sunday night.Its just a shame Love hasnt declared it yet. Its a shame he hasnt looked every potential player in the eye before this tournament and told him these four words: Win and youre in. Nike Zoom Shoes On Sale . The visitors took a deserved lead in the 16th minute with midfielder Yohan Cabaye curling the ball beyond Adrian from inside the penalty area. Cheap Nike Zoom Shoes Free Shipping . -- Quarterback Will Finch threw for 252 yards and three touchdowns, and Yannick Harou rushed in two scores as the No. http://www.cheapnikezoom.com/ . 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FRISCO, Texas -- Jason Witten glanced overhead at a giant picture of him above the walkway to the new indoor practice stadium for the Dallas Cowboys.Defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli turned one way through a crowd of media members, only to reappear seconds later going the other way, not afraid to admit he was lost.The Cowboys had their first workday Sunday at their new practice facility -- part headquarters, part spa, part museum with amenities the players probably couldnt have imagined at aging Valley Ranch.I mean, words cant describe it, Witten said about the site about 30 miles north of Dallas. Its an unbelievable facility.Historical displays from a franchise with five Super Bowl titles are scattered through the football wing and the adjacent headquarters, an office building with a view of the outdoor practice fields on one side.The cramped training room at the old facility in Irving has been replaced by multiple rooms and rehab pools, including one with a surface that moves up and down to accommodate players limited by movement coming off surgery. It also has underwater cameras for athletic trainers to see a players feet hitting the surface.And the football-shaped locker room dwarfs the previous one.Probably have to yell if you want to talk to some of the guys down the way, running back Darren McFadden said. But its definitely a great layout.Dallas just finished training camp in California and played the first home preseason game two days before the official move-in to the new headquarters, which was commemorated by a ribbon cutting with owner Jerry Jones and all the dignitaries associated with a project that ultimately will cost more than $1 billion.While the Jones family celebrated outside, the Cowboys practiced inside in their own place for the first time since the spring of 2009, when a severe storm destroyed their indoor facility at Valley Ranch.There is still the business of football, an easy thing to forget amid the hoopla.I think our guys will get that message today from coach (Jason) Garrett, defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford said. And if they dont get it from coach Garrett, theylll definitely get it from me.dddddddddddd. This is nice. Enjoy it for the day. Get the way around the land and then get back to football. Thats got to be the message.The players have a new team meeting room that seats more than 150. Position group meeting rooms have huge TVs, with large murals of previous stars (Troy Aikman in the quarterback room, for instance). Cafeteria doesnt seem like an elaborate enough word for a dining facility that will feed the players and host parties.When they practice outside, the Cowboys will have a turf field and a grass field. The weight room has a great field-level view of both, along with dozens of dumbbells that have the Cowboys famous star logo on the side.The lockers have cushion seat backs that open for storage. The helmets are illuminated in small cubicles and would like they were for display only if they didnt have scars from game use on them.Its just beautiful, quarterback Tony Romo said. Until you set foot in this place, you cant appreciate it.It was easy to forget that the Cowboys have another preseason game in four days (Thursday night at Seattle). And the regular-season opener Sept. 11 at their suddenly secondary $1.2 billion stadium against the New York Giants.And it was easy to forget that much of the memorabilia already stuffed inside the new facility -- with plenty more coming -- is from Super Bowl eras now at least 20 years old. The Cowboys last reached the title game 21 years ago, and 31 years since their old home in Irving opened.The great thing about Valley Ranch over all those years were the championships those guys formed and won, said Witten, going into his 14th season along with Romo. Thats what you want to create here. 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