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Yu Darvish, Cubs finalize $126 million, 6-year contract Yu Darvish, Cubs finalize $126 million, 6-year contract
- February 14, 2018

He's got a.574 slugging percentage and a.300 batting average over the last four years. Jake Arrieta #49 of the Chicago Cubs walks off the field after being relieved in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers during Game 4 of the National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field on October 18, 2017 in Chicago . (more...)
Giants hire Mike Shula as OC Giants hire Mike Shula as OC
- February 14, 2018

Former Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Mike Shula will be named to the same position with the New York Giants . Some might consider his time with the Panthers as a slight bust, but there's a connection to Shula joining the Giants. (more...)
Ravens Will Play in Hall of Fame Game for the First Time Ravens Will Play in Hall of Fame Game for the First Time
- February 14, 2018

It also means the Ravens will begin training camp a week earlier than usual to prepare for the NFL's first preseason contest. They were scheduled to play the St. Harbaugh doesn't traditionally play his starters in the first and fourth preseason games anyway, meaning the team's top players likely won't be in action in Canton. (more...)
LeBron James to Use LeBron James to Use "NBA 2K" to Try Out New Cavs Roster
- February 14, 2018

One of Clarkson's most impressive plays came in the fourth quarter. During the late stages of the game when #LeBron James and the remainder of the starters were on the bench, there was a lot of excitement. James on Cleveland's defense against the Thunder. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James , left, is fouled by Oklahoma City Thunder guard Alex Abrines as he shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City , Tuesday, Feb. (more...)
Notre Dame forced to vacate 21 football victories after failed NCAA appeal Notre Dame forced to vacate 21 football victories after failed NCAA appeal
- February 14, 2018

The Irish won 12 games in 2012 before losing to Alabama in the BCS championship game and went 9-4 in 2013. There was also a case of one player committing academic misconduct of his own volition. In the letter, Jenkins said Notre Dame is "deeply disappointed" by the NCAA's denial. You'll note that the NCAA's statement above includes the phrase "at the time of the violations". (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles: Jeff Garcia should be the Eagles' next QBs coach
- February 14, 2018

Jeffery needed to be on the line, but could've gotten away with a yard or so. I know what the league has said, but they would have been a lot more comfortable if they would have called an illegal formation. The Eagles would have likely kicked a field goal to take an 18-12 lead. But more than a week later, there are still some out there who believe the touchdown shouldn't have counted. (more...)
Eddie Jones Takes Mind-Games A Step Further By Bashing World Rugby Eddie Jones Takes Mind-Games A Step Further By Bashing World Rugby
- February 14, 2018

Rob Howley was speaking to the media today and according to BBC Sport , the assistant coach confirmed that World Rugby's Alain Rolland agreed that the try should have stood. The game's done and dusted, so we've got to trust the referees and respect their integrity". So far this year his attempt at mind-games has included; during the Six Nations launch when he insisted Ireland were favourites, prior to the Welsh game when he criticised Alun Wyn Jones for something he didn't do and then ... (more...)
Winter Olympics 2018: Japan's Yuto Totsuka in brutal snowboarding halfpipe crash Winter Olympics 2018: Japan's Yuto Totsuka in brutal snowboarding halfpipe crash
- February 14, 2018

USA TODAY's Rachel Axon reported that Totsuka was taken to the hospital but had "no big injury", according to a Japanese official. While Totsuka's halfpipe experience at the Games ended in disappointment, his Japanese teammate, Ayumu Hirano, captured silver and beat out bronze-medalist Scotty James of Australia. (more...)
Hull City midfielder Ryan Mason forced to retire after head injury Hull City midfielder Ryan Mason forced to retire after head injury
- February 14, 2018

The win moved the Blues back into the top four above Tottenham by a point, but Carragher believes Hazard could move elsewhere if Chelsea do not secure Champions League football next season. Mason came up through the Tottenham youth system and made 70 appearances for the club before being sold to Hull for £14million in the summer of 2016. (more...)
MSU Faculty Senate to hold symbolic vote on trustees, Engler MSU Faculty Senate to hold symbolic vote on trustees, Engler
- February 14, 2018

The group released a statement on January 30 threatening a vote of no confidence of the board of trustees appointed John Engler as interim president. The faculty and students have been upset with the board for not including them in the discussions for interim leadership. (more...)
Team USA's Shaun White wins gold medal in men's halfpipe event Team USA's Shaun White wins gold medal in men's halfpipe event
- February 14, 2018

But Hirano went in front in run two with a score of 95.25, which included back-to-back 1440s - two consecutive jumps spinning through 1440 degrees - seen as one of the hardest tricks in the sport. Here are standings Tuesday night courtesy of CBS Sports . He has been determined to show snowboardings next generation that he is no spent force after scoring a controversial ideal 100 in Colorado last month that sparked accusations of favouritism. (more...)
Slovenia beats U.S. in men's hockey on first day Slovenia beats U.S. in men's hockey on first day
- February 14, 2018

Jan Mursak scored the tying goal with 1:37 left in the third period and the victor in overtime as Slovenia rallied to stun Team USA in the Olympic opener for both teams. Canada and the US are so far superior to the rest of the world, their rivalry so heated, that former Team Canada standout Cassie Campbell-Pascall could hardly be accused of exaggerating when she told the Orange County Register in Sochi: "This is the best rivalry in Olympic sport". (more...)
Olympics Snowboarding Men's Halfpipe qualifying live stream, start time, TV channel Olympics Snowboarding Men's Halfpipe qualifying live stream, start time, TV channel
- February 14, 2018

Unsurprisingly after that performance last month, the 31-year-old is considered the oddsmakers' favorite to capture his third gold medal this week, but there are two individuals who are right there next to him. Based on the level of riding in the qualifying round, the men's snowboard halfpipe final is going to be intense. American Shaun White landed two jaw-dropping runs in qualifying for the men's halfpipe on Monday to advance to Tuesday's final . (more...)
Canada takes 1st mixed doubles gold Canada takes 1st mixed doubles gold
- February 14, 2018

Canada struck again for two with the hammer in the fifth to make it 8-2 and clinched the game in the sixth, once again, as flawless shots by Morris and Lawes left Perret a Hail Mary angle raise to try and take two Canadian rocks off the button. (more...)
`Unchanged` India asked to bat first in Port Elizabeth `Unchanged` India asked to bat first in Port Elizabeth
- February 14, 2018

It was also his second ton against South Africa , the first one came in 2015 at Kanpur when he scored 150. In his next over he claimed the wicket of the risky Shreyas Iyer , caught behind by Heinrich Klaasen for 30, leaving India on 240/6 with 5 overs left in their innings. (more...)
Champions League: Real Madrid vs PSG - Lineup, Preview and Prediction
- February 14, 2018

Over the last six seasons, Madrid's total net spend is just €119.5m, while PSG's is €715m - not including the €180m promised to Monaco for Kylian Mbappe next summer when his year-long loan ends. "I think we can knock [PSG] out". Many even refer to it as Real Madrid's competition, as if you need any more intimidation, coming in to their home in an effort to take what they believe is theirs. (more...)
Genesis Open: Relive Tiger Woods' Riviera debut as a 16-year-old Genesis Open: Relive Tiger Woods' Riviera debut as a 16-year-old
- February 14, 2018

The PGA Tour will be traveling south from the Monterey Peninsula to the bright lights of Los Angeles , California. And if there as one event that could inspire a breakthrough performance, it would probably be the Genesis Open considering he won it in 2014 and 2016. (more...)
Gonzalo Higuain Scores Brilliant Opener Against Spurs
- February 14, 2018

After that however it was pretty much one-way traffic from the away side who controlled possession and carved out chance after chance. Spurs midfielder Dele Alli sent star forward Harry Kane toward the net with a brilliant through ball in the 35th minute. (more...)
Daughter of immigrants, California's Chloe Kim's road to gold Daughter of immigrants, California's Chloe Kim's road to gold
- February 14, 2018

Instead, she ate up the rest of the field. Gold, who dislocated her right shoulder during training for the Sochi Olympics and didn't compete then barely made the 12-woman final, brushed off a fall during her first run and stomped an 85.75 on her third run. (more...)
Justin Kluivert dreaming of emulating father at Barcelona Justin Kluivert dreaming of emulating father at Barcelona
- February 14, 2018

Following in his fathers footsteps and playing for Barcelona is also on Kluivert's mind, "In the end I really want to get to Barcelona or Real Madrid , Barcelona is in my heart, but who am I to say no to Real Madrid?" Kluivert's contract expires in June 2019 and talks have begun over a new deal with the capital club, but director of football Overmars says they have had to deal with approaches for him and a few of his highly-rated team-mates. (more...)
Vegan Figure Skater Meagan Duhamel Wins Gold at Winter Olympics Vegan Figure Skater Meagan Duhamel Wins Gold at Winter Olympics
- February 14, 2018

Radford, 33, and his partner Meagan Duhamel won the medal for team figure skating for their free skate to " Hometown Glory " by Adele . They took a powerful picture after getting their medals. The Pride House concept first started in Vancouver during 2010 Olympics, but Russian Federation banned Pride House at the Sochi Games. In 2014 Radford came out and in that same year won the silver medal at the Winter Olympics in Russian Federation. (more...)
Liverpool need result at Porto to make Anfield edge count - Klopp Liverpool need result at Porto to make Anfield edge count - Klopp
- February 14, 2018

This is where he kicked off a successful career as a player before moving onto Serie A and his headstrong, argumentative, no-nonsense personality is just what the fans like. Firmino, 26, has enjoyed a fine campaign, scoring 20 goals in all competitions this season. He's 15/8 to get a goal on Wednesday night. Sergio Conceicao's Porto side sit at the top of the Primeira Liga table, two points above Benfica, with a game in hand. (more...)
Olympic women's slalom postponed to Friday Olympic women's slalom postponed to Friday
- February 14, 2018

Shaun White won his third career gold medal in the men's snowboarding halfpipe, recovering from a medal-less performance in Sochi in what might be the final Olympics of his great career. Already facing a bit of a time crunch because of all of the weather issues, organizers kept pushing back the first run of the two-run slalom until eventually deciding to call it off about an hour after the start time . (more...)
Suns' Dudley says Warriors letting players coach 'a lack of respect' Suns' Dudley says Warriors letting players coach 'a lack of respect'
- February 14, 2018

Just like those high school games the Warriors most likely will walk away with a victory. That didn't sit well with Phoenix forward Jared Dudley . Expect Curry, Thompson and Kevin Durant to run amok for about 25 minutes each, before sitting out the entire last quarter after they build a game-winning lead in the first 36 minutes. (more...)
Five of seven Premier League TV rights packages sold for £4.46bn Five of seven Premier League TV rights packages sold for £4.46bn
- February 14, 2018

But the auction of 2019-2022 rights left two of the seven packages still up for sale as Sky emerged the big victor and rival broadcaster BT saw its position weakened. "To have achieved this investment with two packages of live rights remaining to sell is an outcome that is testament to the excellent football competition delivered by the clubs". (more...)
Pro golfer Bill Haas injured in deadly crash Pro golfer Bill Haas injured in deadly crash
- February 14, 2018

UPDATE: KTLA reporting Haas was indeed the passenger, and that he is expected to survive. The two other people who were injured in the incident suffered serious injuries, according to the fire department. Fischer also said that actor Luke Wilson's SUV was a third auto involved in the wreck, but he did not sustain serious injuries. LA County fire officials told KTLA that the driver of the Ferrari was pronounced dead at the scene. (more...)
US luger's frightening crash stuns Olympic crowd US luger's frightening crash stuns Olympic crowd
- February 14, 2018

Watch Sweeney's crash in the videos below, but please note that some viewers may find the footage distressing . "I'm OK", she told reporters in the mixed zone. "I'm going to go get an X-ray on my back after this, but I wanted to have the last word". So thanks for all the support, you guys. The crash came on the treacherous stretch of the course from Turn 12 to Turn 9, where multiple athletes have faltered on this course. (more...)
Freestyle skiing: Canadian Kingsbury takes moguls gold Freestyle skiing: Canadian Kingsbury takes moguls gold
- February 12, 2018

Ever since he was a child Kingsbury has thought about this title, pinning a picture of the Olympic rings above his bed as a youngster growing up in Quebec. Kingsbury finished first ahead of Australian Matt Graham, who had earlier landed a cork 10 to register a score of 82.57 with three athletes to go. The final man down the run was 20-year-old Daichi Hara, who was the only contestant capable of toppling Kingsbury after he set such a high mark as the penultimate competitor. (more...)
We should have scored more, says Spurs match-winner Kane We should have scored more, says Spurs match-winner Kane
- February 12, 2018

Tottenham is fifth in the league with 49 points, while Arsenal is sixth with 45 points. Arsenal's defensive record has been poor this season having conceded 35 goals - the highest among the clubs in the top seven - while they have also failed to keep a clean sheet in the last eight league games. (more...)
Boston PD tweets Black History Month tribute to Red Auerbach Boston PD tweets Black History Month tribute to Red Auerbach
- February 12, 2018

In the tweet, Boston Police paid tribute to Red Auerbach for being the first National Basketball Association coach to draft a black player in 1950, field an all-African American starting lineup and hire the league's first African-American coach. (more...)

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