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Adam Rippon didn't get a medal, but he's still a victor Adam Rippon didn't get a medal, but he's still a victor
- February 18, 2018

After the event, the 28-year-old skater was asked if he would retire . " Sam ... he's insanely pretty", Field texted. Both Field and Greisman are outspoken supporters of gay rights, and if you want to short circuit your keyboard with tears, you can check out her open letter to her son. (more...)
Jake Odorizzi Reportedly Traded from Rays to Twins for Jermaine Palacios Jake Odorizzi Reportedly Traded from Rays to Twins for Jermaine Palacios
- February 18, 2018

Last season the Rays finished just under.500, with an 80-82 record but their starters still managed to allow the fifth least hits among all teams . The Twins will receive minor league shortstop Jermaine Palacios in the deal. Odorizzi has one more year of arbitration eligibility before his first possible crack at free agency. (more...)
Booker record in NBA All-Star 3-point win Booker record in NBA All-Star 3-point win
- February 18, 2018

The Splash Brother started strong, hitting four of his first five shots on his first rack. Booker also scored 19 and Harris had 18. Thompson and Booker, along with the Clippers' Tobias Harris advanced to the final round. Booker, the 21-year-old sharpshooter in his third season with Phoenix, is averaging 24.2 points this season as the NBA's 12th-leading scorer. Booker is shooting a career-best 38.3 percent from behind the arc this season. (more...)
Chase Elliott wins at qualifying race Daytona Chase Elliott wins at qualifying race Daytona
- February 18, 2018

I think that's what most people do to win these races. However, it's going to take a while for Keselowski to join up with Logano and Blaney since the No. "We have the big one on Sunday — that is the main thing", Elliott said. Three different teams have celebrated in victory lane at Daytona since Hendrick Motorsports last won in 2014 by way of Earnhardt Jr. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp and Roberto Firmino's pre-Porto press conference Jurgen Klopp and Roberto Firmino's pre-Porto press conference
- February 18, 2018

John Barnes has made the incredible claim that Roberto Firmino and Mo Salah are not good enough for Liverpool , and that the club need to sign more centre forwards. They look like they can score every time they go forward, ' Gerrard said on BT Sport . "Fernando Torres was a breath a fresh air when he came to Liverpool and scored spectacular goals, be he was an out-and-out centre forward and Salah is a midfielder. (more...)
CLUB STATEMENT: Albion to investigate incident - News - West Bromwich Albion CLUB STATEMENT: Albion to investigate incident - News - West Bromwich Albion
- February 18, 2018

But we still got our training in. CHELSEA beat West Brom 3-0 at Stamford Bridge tonight, but which individuals impressed? Spanish police have confirmed that the players were each questioned but no arrests were made, with an investigation being launched looking into the matter. (more...)
Barca go 31 LaLiga games unbeaten to tie club record Barca go 31 LaLiga games unbeaten to tie club record
- February 18, 2018

Barcelona broke its mini-skid of back-to-back draws to remain unbeaten through 24 rounds and extend its advantage over second-place Atletico Madrid to 10 points. Orellana damaged his team's chances of a comeback when he earned bookings in the 57th and 66th. Veteran midfielder Andres Iniesta is also benefiting from Neymar's departure. (more...)
Durant responds to Laura Ingraham's comments: 'To me, it was racist' Durant responds to Laura Ingraham's comments: 'To me, it was racist'
- February 18, 2018

One problem with telling LeBron James to " shut up and dribble " is that LeBron James is a genius. Ingraham's comments about James and Durant were criticised as racist because she has been silent when white National Basketball Association coaches Gregg Popovich and Steve Kerr have often been critical of Trump's administration. (more...)
Bruins Prospect Ryan Donato Scores Stunning Wrist Shot For Team USA Bruins Prospect Ryan Donato Scores Stunning Wrist Shot For Team USA
- February 18, 2018

In the first period the United States of America scored first off the stick of Ryan Donato and the crowd went nuts. "The United States is always the United States, so it's going to be tough", former Buffalo Sabres forward Mikhail Grigorenko said. (more...)
Lindsey Vonn Responds To Criticism After Bad Race Lindsey Vonn Responds To Criticism After Bad Race
- February 18, 2018

Here's the thing: She is a snowboarder by trade. I made a mistake at the bottom, but that's Super-G. Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather took bronze, finishing 0.11 seconds off the lead. Marit Bjoergen equaled her compatriot Ole Einar Bjoerndalen as the most decorated athlete in Games history as she anchored Norway to victory in the 4x5km cross country relay. (more...)
FA Cup: Paul Pogba Ruled Out Of Manchester United's Visit To Huddersfield FA Cup: Paul Pogba Ruled Out Of Manchester United's Visit To Huddersfield
- February 18, 2018

Jose Mourinho said at his news conference on Friday that the France midfielder would play at the Kirklees Stadium on Saturday. "I can speak on Paul's behalf without any problem". "The objective of having a squad that is not so big is exactly to be open for this". United will hope Pogba will recover in time to face Sevilla in their Champions League round-of-16 first leg in Spain on Wednesday. (more...)
Olympic disappointment on slopes continues as Vonn misses podium at super-G Olympic disappointment on slopes continues as Vonn misses podium at super-G
- February 18, 2018

She has already waited long enough - and ventured down a very bumpy course in the past eight years . "I was just staring at the board and nothing was happening and everybody was screaming". Ledecka's upset from the 26th position (meaning she was the 26th person down the course) is an all-time Olympic story, especially because Ledecka has done this amidst becoming the first person to ever compete in the Olympics in snowboarding and ski events . (more...)
Ilya Kovalchuk scores twice as Russians outclass US 4-0 at Olympics Ilya Kovalchuk scores twice as Russians outclass US 4-0 at Olympics
- February 18, 2018

Granato and captain Brian Gionta, 39 and the only US player with previous Olympic experience (2006; the United States finished eighth), told players they have an opportunity in front of them. Oshie won it in the shootout. Seven minutes into the closing period the team from Russian Federation was handed a two-minute penalty for delaying the game and it was Slovakia's Ceresnak again to score on the power play and put his team in the lead with 3-2 flashing on the scoreboard. (more...)
Hanyu magic as snowboarder Ledecka pulls off ski shock
- February 18, 2018

Since she was 4 years old, Ledecka said she decided she would compete in snowboarding GS and skiing. So it was a thrill to be back on the Olympic stage this time for what she has said will be the final go-round. Now comes her next challenge - dealing with the blindingly bright spotlight she never thought possible. "The next three days are Downhill training and then two more races (Downhill and Combined)", she said. (more...)
Russians upset Swiss, will face Canada in women's hockey semifinals Russians upset Swiss, will face Canada in women's hockey semifinals
- February 18, 2018

Team USA had no such magic, though, on Saturday at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, falling flat in its final preliminary round game against the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation by a score of 4-0. The Swiss also had beaten Russia in Sochi, and Russia ranked fourth in the world in 2017. The U.S. rarely generated the kind of quality scoring chances against Vasily Koshechkin that the Russians did around Zapolski, who played all three preliminary-round games. (more...)
Auburn forward Anfernee McLemore suffers gruesome ankle injury, screams in agony Auburn forward Anfernee McLemore suffers gruesome ankle injury, screams in agony
- February 18, 2018

As McLemore turned to position himself for the rebound, the weight of teammate Desean Murray landed right on McLemore's left leg, twisting it awkwardly. Auburn was down 45-23 at the time of the injury, and trailed by 20 or so for much of the first half. Auburn fell to SC, 84-75, on Saturday afternoon, but the loss is of little importance to the Tigers right now. (more...)
Valverde: Barcelona had to suffer at Eibar Valverde: Barcelona had to suffer at Eibar
- February 18, 2018

The Chilean was, though, sent off on 66 minutes for punching the ball away, before Mendilibar, taking charge of his 100th LaLiga game with Eibar , was dismissed for protesting to the fourth official and Jordi Alba added Barcelona's late second. (more...)
Ernesto Valverde 'delighted' as Barcelona match club-record unbeaten run Ernesto Valverde 'delighted' as Barcelona match club-record unbeaten run
- February 18, 2018

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde matched a record set by Pep Guardiola at the Catalan club as they extended their unbeaten Liga run on Saturday at Eibar's expense. Goals from Wissam Ben Yedder and Pablo Sarabia had Sevilla in control in Gran Canaria, before Jonathan Calleri pulled one back for Las Palmas with a penalty. (more...)
Barca Face Dilemma in Eibar Visit Barca Face Dilemma in Eibar Visit
- February 18, 2018

Pique and Umtiti are back from injury and suspension, respectively, and should both feature in central defence. Whilst Atletico Madrid continue to rack up the wins, Barcelona have dropped points managing only draws against Espanyol and Getafe . (more...)
Czechs prevail in shootout against Canada Czechs prevail in shootout against Canada
- February 18, 2018

The win means the Czech Republic now tops Group A, with Canada sitting in second place. "Willie Desjardins has been preaching to us just stay with that process and we've got a game (Sunday), we've got to drop that and just move on". Mason Raymond's power-play goal 73 seconds into the first period put Canada ahead but fellow Swiss-leaguer Dominik Kubalik equalised for the Czechs just five minutes and 39 seconds later. (more...)
Duke-Clemson matchup could help decide 2nd place in ACC Duke-Clemson matchup could help decide 2nd place in ACC
- February 18, 2018

I haven't talked to the doctors today, I'm going to do that here (now). Mitchell was struck in the head on a blocked shot attempt by Florida State's Trent Forrest with 9.1 seconds left in overtime. The sophomore guard has scored in double figures in 11 straight games and in 14 of his past 15, and has made at least one 3-pointer in a league-best 25 consecutive games - the longest streak by a Cavalier in a decade. (more...)
Ice hockey: Russians up and running with big win over Slovenia Ice hockey: Russians up and running with big win over Slovenia
- February 18, 2018

That fanbase made its presence known Friday during Russia's, ahem ... during the Olympic Athletes from Russia's men's hockey game against Slovenia, where fans in the stands displayed banners with the likeness of Russian President Vladimir Putin and pro-Russia slogans. (more...)
Here's what Yuzuru Hanyu does with all those Winnie the Pooh bears Here's what Yuzuru Hanyu does with all those Winnie the Pooh bears
- February 18, 2018

Chen led the way on a day when all three Americans skated cleanly to place inside the top 10. American figure skater competes during the men's short program Friday at the PyeongChang Olympics . Chen's total score of 297.35 would have been enough to win gold in Sochi in 2014. He fell on all of his jumps and scored 82.27 (well below his best mark of 104.12) to plummet to 17th out of 24 skaters heading into the free skate. (more...)
Zidane has won enough - Kroos backs Real Madrid coach Zidane has won enough - Kroos backs Real Madrid coach
- February 18, 2018

However, Ronaldo scored an equaliser nearing the half-time from the spot and a goal in the second-half to help his side secure a 3-1 lead in the first leg. Bahoken pulled one back in the 67th minute with a fine shot from just outside the box but Cavani quickly dashed Strasbourg's hopes of a comeback. After the match midfielder and goalscorer Rabiot was brutal in his assessment of the side's performance, saying, "I'm very angry, it's good to score eight goals against Dijon, but in these ... (more...)
Olympics-Figure skating-Hanyu defends Olympic title, Uno takes silver Olympics-Figure skating-Hanyu defends Olympic title, Uno takes silver
- February 18, 2018

But he hoisted himself into fifth place at the end after pulling off a remarkable free skate that earned him 215.08 points, one of the highest scores ever seen in the sport. After achieving level-four ratings on his spin and step sequence, the high-flying Chen landed a massive quad toe-triple toe combination before another quad toe and a quad salchow. (more...)
Nittany Lions make statement, plow past No. 8 Ohio State Nittany Lions make statement, plow past No. 8 Ohio State
- February 18, 2018

Moreover, while in some situations this could be described as a trap game for the Buckeyes with a matchup at rival MI looming on the weekend, you can bet they'll be plenty fired up to avenge their only conference loss of the season. He went 9 for 15 from the field, shooting 45.5%. "It's kind of something I'm used to, teams throw one or two defenders at me during the game", Carr said. (more...)
MU boss Jose Mourinho slams Pogba 'lies' MU boss Jose Mourinho slams Pogba 'lies'
- February 18, 2018

But it is not going to be an easy game. The youngster has featured 14 times for the club after making his debut towards the end of last season. But despite sitting second in the league, big-spending United are 16 points behind neighbours Manchester City . (more...)
Here's the Starting Lineup for the 2018 Daytona 500 Here's the Starting Lineup for the 2018 Daytona 500
- February 18, 2018

As has been the case in the past, the order of the first Duel (minus Bowman) will set the inside row for Sunday's massive showdown, and the order of second Duel (minus Hamlin) will set the outside row. Team stalwart Jimmie Johnson totaled his auto early Thursday night. Several themes plagued last year's race that included pit road speeding violations, tire issues and gas mileage. (more...)
FA Cup: Sheffield Wednesday hold Swansea on Carvalhal's return FA Cup: Sheffield Wednesday hold Swansea on Carvalhal's return
- February 17, 2018

Both sides will join Chelsea and Leicester City in the hat for the quarter-final draw later on Saturday. New Owls manager Jos Luhukay made six changes for Wednesday , with Ross Wallace playing behind Atdhe Nuihiu in attack. Dawson produced a stunning save to keep the scores level in the 37th minute when Van der Hoorn met Naughton's cross with a powerful header from close range. (more...)
After Days Of Weather Delays, US Skier Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Gold After Days Of Weather Delays, US Skier Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Gold
- February 17, 2018

She was also champion of five out of seven World Cup slalom events this season. The Swiss team did not identify the athletes Friday but said they haven't been staying in the main Olympic village. "I don't know how to explain it". "I know that I'm the best slalom skier in the world". "It was probably the most hard race I have ever done". Perhaps the enormity of the Olympic Games caught up with Shiffrin. (more...)

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