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Texans to release linebacker Brian Cushing Texans to release linebacker Brian Cushing
- February 19, 2018

Houston's all-time leading tackler has been informed by the Texans they will release him in a salary-cap saving move. The Houston Chronicle's John McClain first reported the news. In nine National Football League seasons, all with the Texans, he has 674 tackles, 13.5 sacks, eight interceptions and nine forced fumbles in 104 games. (more...)
'Tongue-tied' National Basketball Association star Redick in racial slur storm 'Tongue-tied' National Basketball Association star Redick in racial slur storm
- February 19, 2018

Redick claimed in a tweet sent on Sunday morning that he was merely "tongue-tied", adding, "The word I purportedly said is not in my vocabulary". In a compilation video of National Basketball Association players sending seasonal greetings to supporters in China for the Year of the Dog, in acknowledgement of the February 16 holiday, Redick seemingly refers to "chink" fans. (more...)
Kevin Poulin, Canada Shut Out South Korea in 2018 Winter Olympics Hockey Kevin Poulin, Canada Shut Out South Korea in 2018 Winter Olympics Hockey
- February 19, 2018

Saddled with two losses, South Korea won't have a chance to advance directly to the quarterfinals and will have to try its luck in the qualification playoffs. So obviously, we've done it in the past and they just happened to do that then. Weinstock said he didn't feel any pressure on his first Olympic stage, and wasn't surprised that Olsen was fine so quickly after surgery. (more...)
Alex Beaulieu-Marchand captures Olympic bronze medal in slopestyle Alex Beaulieu-Marchand captures Olympic bronze medal in slopestyle
- February 19, 2018

Taking gold was Oystein Braaten of Norway, with score of 95.00. Beaulieu-Marchand, a Quebec City native, vaulted into second with a 92.40 with his second run but was pushed down by Goepper. "I couldn't be happier with how today went". The top 12 qualify for the finals and Harle is in with a score of 91.2. In front of a large Canadian contingent on the mountain, including members of the moguls team who were bare-chested and had A-B-M painted on their chests, Beaulieu-Marchand had the ... (more...)
Salah insists he will continue to fire for Liverpool Salah insists he will continue to fire for Liverpool
- February 19, 2018

He has reached the 30-goal mark quicker than any other Liverpool player since George Allan 121 years ago and he has more than two months left to add to this season's tally before heading off to Russian Federation for the World Cup with Egypt. (more...)
Marcelo, Sergio Ramos and Zidane's future — Real Madrid Marcelo, Sergio Ramos and Zidane's future — Real Madrid
- February 18, 2018

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has hinted that coach Zinedine Zidane could leave the club at the end of the season, suggesting that the Frenchman might be ready for a "rest" after two years in the Bernabeu pressure cooker. Perez has already started negotiations with a number of coaches to replace Zidane, notably former Real Madrid player and current youth team coach José MarÃa Gutiérrez, known as Guti. (more...)
Pogba an illness doubt for Sevilla tie Pogba an illness doubt for Sevilla tie
- February 18, 2018

The Frenchman was absent from the Red Devils' FA Cup win over Huddersfield on Saturday, though his younger teammate impressed in his absence as United switched to the 4-3-3 formation Pogba has craved. The second goal, understandably, damaged Huddersfield's belief although Billing's powerful shot forced United goalkeeper Sergio Romero into his first action for some time after 72 minutes and Steve Mounie just missed the target with an 89th-minute bicycle kick. (more...)
Valverde equals Guardiola as Barcelona match best-ever Liga run Valverde equals Guardiola as Barcelona match best-ever Liga run
- February 18, 2018

Lionel Messi picked the ball up just inside the Eibar half before playing a sweeping, angled pass ahead of the high defensive line, which fell to Suarez on the right and he rounded the keeper to slot into the net. Orellana compounded that mistake when he batted a ball into the air with play stopped and the referee waiting for Eibar to return the ball to Barcelona to take a free kick. (more...)
Three things Daniel Suarez will do in NASCAR this year Three things Daniel Suarez will do in NASCAR this year
- February 18, 2018

Do you want to have raw speed or do you want to handle well. "I feel like he's been a great tool for me to use to make sure that I'm prepared and make sure that I'm confident in the auto". Looking at the career numbers is where the veteran drivers start popping up like Kurt Busch who broke through with his first Daytona 50 win past year after finishing runner-up three previous times . (more...)
Braaten is 1st, Kenworthy last in Olympic slopestyle Braaten is 1st, Kenworthy last in Olympic slopestyle
- February 18, 2018

The other athlete is figure skater Adam Rippon . To be able to do that, to give him a kiss, to have that affection broadcasted to the world is incredible. Athlete Ally, a group that supports LGBT athletes, said in a tweet that "visibility matters". The 26-year-old Kenworthy overcame a broken thumb suffered earlier in the week in training to throw out a dazzling array of tricks on the slopestyle course, which includes three rail-heavy features before three large jumps. (more...)
Thoughts on HEAT vs Raptors Thoughts on HEAT vs Raptors
- February 18, 2018

TORONTO (AP) - DeMar DeRozan scored 27 points, Kyle Lowry had 22 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 115-112 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight win. The Heat defeated Toronto 90-89 thanks to a Wayne Ellington layup with less than a second remaining in the last meeting between these two teams. "I'm upset, even though we won because I know, I know what's coming around the corner", Casey said. (more...)
Korean Jin Young Ko claims Australian Open Korean Jin Young Ko claims Australian Open
- February 18, 2018

Not many people had heard of Ko in Australia prior to her arrival at Kooyonga Golf Club - but they certainly have now, after she enjoyed a dominant wire-to-wire victory. Ko said she felt "lots" of nerves over the final round. "I'm very proud of my week this week, " she said. "It's great to be playing an Aussie Open and be contending". (more...)
Olympics: Skiing snowboarder shocks Pyeongchang to win super-G gold Olympics: Skiing snowboarder shocks Pyeongchang to win super-G gold
- February 18, 2018

She is here to compete in the parallel giant slalom on one plank, not two. Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather took bronze while Vonn finished sixth. So Ledecka did. The Czech Olympic team has dubbed it the Miracle on Snow . For starters, it's exceedingly hard to overstate the difference between snowboarding and skiing - in function, for sure, but in style and mindset and upbringing as well. (more...)
How Many Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX)'s Analysts Are Bullish?
- February 18, 2018

Macnealy Hoover Investment Management Inc sold 61,780 shares as Farmers Natl Banc Cp Oh (FMNB)'s stock declined 3.89%. At a certain point in the past four quarters, the shares traded as low as $24.41 but made a 6.96% recovery since then. Trellus Co Ltd Co holds 1.22% or 30,000 shares in its portfolio. (NASDAQ:FMNB) for 225,587 shares. Hutchinson Management Ca has invested 3.41% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). (more...)
Wayne Rooney's wife Coleen gives birth to their fourth son, shares photo Wayne Rooney's wife Coleen gives birth to their fourth son, shares photo
- February 18, 2018

Colleen made the announcement on Twitter in the early hours of this morning, revealing that Cass Mac Rooney was born weighing 8lb 10oz. It's not known if the inclusion of the Irish patronymic prefix "Mac" is a nod to the couple's Irish roots - the footballer's paternal grandparents are Irish while wife Coleen (née McLoughlin) is also of Irish descent. (more...)
Donovan Mitchell outduels Larry Nance Jr. to win NBA's Slam Dunk Contest Donovan Mitchell outduels Larry Nance Jr. to win NBA's Slam Dunk Contest
- February 18, 2018

The 6-3, 195-pound Smith, who played for the Wolfpack last season as a freshman, first came to attention for his dunking ability at Trinity Christian Academy in Fayetteville. However, in 2014, Marco Belinelli represented San Antonio and won the 3-Point Contest. Indiana Pacers All-Star Victor Oladipo and Dallas Mavericks rookie point guard Dennis Smith Jr . (more...)
FA Cup minute-by-minute updates from Spotland FA Cup minute-by-minute updates from Spotland
- February 18, 2018

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is under slight pressure to break his trophy drought as a manager, but the Argentine has set his sights higher than the FA Cup . Tottenham will be very pleased when they see it. The Korean was disappointed not to get the start in Turin so Pochettino will give him the opportunity to lead the line tomorrow. (more...)
Blackhawks fans ejected after racist taunts toward Capitals' Devante Smith-Pelly Blackhawks fans ejected after racist taunts toward Capitals' Devante Smith-Pelly
- February 18, 2018

The incident occurred in Chicago in the third period during Smith-Pelly's five minute major for fighting. Smith-Pelly reacted, and an off-ice official sitting next to him in the penalty box notified building security. "I think it's disgusting, and there's no place for it.It just shows ignorance". Unfortunately, this isn't the first time that Smith-Pelly has been subjected to such treatment from fans. (more...)
Europa: Atletico Hammer Copenhagen As Leipzig Shock Napoli; Celtic, Lyon Win Europa: Atletico Hammer Copenhagen As Leipzig Shock Napoli; Celtic, Lyon Win
- February 18, 2018

When asked about his future, Werner told Sport1: " If you take Germany, it would be a lie to say that you would not like to play for Bayern ". 'It would be a lie to say in England you'd not like to play for Manchester United or Manchester City '. (more...)
Barry, Evans start for West Brom after training camp incident Barry, Evans start for West Brom after training camp incident
- February 18, 2018

Earlier in the day, manager Alan Pardew admitted he was "let down" by the players, while speaking at the pre-match press conference before Saturday's FA Cup clash with Southampton . "In the meantime, we would like to assure our supporters that this incident does not reflect the determination and resolve we possess to do all we can to recover a hard season". (more...)
Live Cricket Score of Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I Live Cricket Score of Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I
- February 18, 2018

Mushfiqur remained unbeaten on 66 off 44 balls while Soumya hit a 32-ball 51 - the left-handed opener's maiden T20 fifty - after the hosts elected to bat first. Bangladesh will be again without injured all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan but are hoping opening batsman Tamim Iqbal will return for the final Twenty20. (more...)
Chelsea coach happy with options he has ahead of Barcelona clash Chelsea coach happy with options he has ahead of Barcelona clash
- February 18, 2018

Olivier Giroud and Willian starred as Chelsea reached the FA Cup quarter-finals, where it will meet another former Premier League champion in the form of Leicester City. "We lost two games at the end of a busy period". We have to try to, I repeat, have the ideal game, the flawless game to try to make the best decisions. (more...)
Vonn's Olympic dreams dashed as Ledecka goes on fairytale run Vonn's Olympic dreams dashed as Ledecka goes on fairytale run
- February 18, 2018

Olympic gold medalist and former United States soccer player Julie Foudy said she was "sickened and disgusted" by some of the tweets after Vonn's event. "I have no words right now". The 1,000th gold medal in the history Olympic Winter Games history goes to Japanese figure skating sensation Yuzuru Hanyu . (more...)
Sam Querrey advances to New York Open final Sam Querrey advances to New York Open final
- February 18, 2018

And when the Frenchman won the first set after saving a set point, it appeared Mannarino would continue pursuing his maiden ATP World Tour title with another victory over the American. The 28-year-old - who won this tournament four years in a row before it moved to NY from Memphis - will now play top seed Kevin Anderson of South Africa in the last four. (more...)
A look at notable quotes from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics A look at notable quotes from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
- February 18, 2018

TheSkimmemail newsletter will highlight a collection of athletes every day during the duration of the Olympics . It is of course hard to predict Olympic medals. (She would become the first American woman to win a cross-country Olympic medal.) Diggins came close in the skiathlon event but finished fifth. The medals there instead went to Sweden's Frida Hansdottir ( gold ), Switzerland's Wendy Holdener (silver) and Austria's Katharina Gallhuber (bronze). (more...)
Austria's Marcel Hirschel makes it double gold with giant slalom win Austria's Marcel Hirschel makes it double gold with giant slalom win
- February 18, 2018

The 26-year-old joined Franck Piccard and Guy Perillat, each with two downhill medals, as the only Frenchmen with multiple Olympic medals in a single men's Alpine skiing event. Hirscher is also the world champion in giant slalom, taking gold previous year at St. Moritz, Switzerland. Ted Ligety , the 2014 Olympic champion and a three-time world champion before Hirscher, let his title slip without contending for a medal. (more...)
Welch, Holiday lead UCLA past Oregon State 75-68 Welch, Holiday lead UCLA past Oregon State 75-68
- February 18, 2018

Friday night's game featured 15 total lead changes and eight ties. Welsh, who has 14 double-doubles this season, had 10 points (on 4-of-13 shooting) and 13 rebounds in the earlier game against the Beavers. Nine of Welch's rebounds came on the offensive end. "It is definitely a steppingstone", the senior forward said. The redshirt sophomore needed a little muscle to survive a flagrant foul on a layup in transition, but it was nothing compared to what UCLA needed to prevail in a game that ... (more...)
Olympics men's hockey, US vs. Slovakia results and highlights Olympics men's hockey, US vs. Slovakia results and highlights
- February 18, 2018

He's the guy who always seems to get the puck in the surprising open spots on the ice where he can wreak the most havoc. "It's a dream come true and scoring definitely helps". This night lacked the tense political subtext of the Cold War from the teams' 1980 meeting and the pomp and circumstance of Russian President Vladimir Putin attending and the pressure on the home team in Sochi in 2014, but it had the same kind of in-arena atmosphere. (more...)
Elise Christie suffers horror crash once again at 2018 Winter Olympics Elise Christie suffers horror crash once again at 2018 Winter Olympics
- February 18, 2018

The 27-year-old was involved in a crash with China's Li Jinyu on the final lap as the Scottish skater tried to finish in the top two. An inconsolable Christie left the Gangneung Ice Arena in tears on a stretcher with Team GB then revealing that she had been taken to hospital as a precaution. (more...)
Out of patience, ready for any sacrifice for Andhra's interest: Naidu Out of patience, ready for any sacrifice for Andhra's interest: Naidu
- February 18, 2018

Speaking at the second edition of "The Huddle", a two-day conclave organised by The Hindu publication, Naidu reminded the Centre that the sentimental people of Andhra Pradesh taught a lesson to the Congress party by wiping them out from the state in the assembly as well as the Lok Sabha elections. (more...)

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