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Record-breaker Marit Bjoergen sends Norway to top of final medal tally Record-breaker Marit Bjoergen sends Norway to top of final medal tally
- February 25, 2018

Marit Bjoergen of Norway (Top) celebrates after winning ladies' 30km mass start classic of cross-country skiing at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre, PyeongChang, South Korea, Feb. Bjorgen finished the 30km in 1 hour, 22 minutes, 17.6 seconds. Sweden's Stina Nilsson won bronze. Parmakoski finished 1 minute, 49.5 seconds behind Bjorgen and Nilsson, 1 minute, 58.9 seconds. (more...)
USC launches investigation of possible sports agent corruption of players USC launches investigation of possible sports agent corruption of players
- February 25, 2018

United Kingdom student Alan Hamilton of Louisville believes there are similar issues across the college basketball spectrum. "These allegations, if true, point to systematic failures that must be fixed and fixed now if we want college sports in America". (more...)
Russians win men's ice hockey gold - then sing Russian national anthem Russians win men's ice hockey gold - then sing Russian national anthem
- February 25, 2018

Germany's Patrick Reimer was sent into the penalty box for a high stick on Datsyuk, setting the stage for Kaprizov's emotional decider. Defenseman Bogdan Kiselevich said players sang the Russian anthem as an expression of "freedom of speech". (more...)
Stokes all but confirmed for comeback in first ODI Stokes all but confirmed for comeback in first ODI
- February 25, 2018

Root and Jason Roy put on 79 for the second wicket, batting with great maturity on a slow surface before Santner beat Roy (49) with an arm ball that skidded on and uprooted his leg stump. Things got better for the hosts too, as Taylor, in after Williamson's dismissal, hit an incredible 113 from 116 balls to give New Zealand hope of victory. (more...)
OR fans troll Arizona with fake $100K check to Deandre Ayton OR fans troll Arizona with fake $100K check to Deandre Ayton
- February 25, 2018

Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller will not coach tonight at Oregon . The school did clear Ayton to play. The news about Miller and Arizona appears to have one top recruit thinking about his future, as Shareef O'Neal tweeted out the following message after the report surfaced Friday night. (more...)
Player ratings from Liverpool 4-1 West Ham United Player ratings from Liverpool 4-1 West Ham United
- February 25, 2018

West Ham's most important player was then able to smash an outstanding effort from a 30-yard free-kick which swerved massively. The first-half started as expected, with Liverpool dominating possession while West Ham stayed tight at the back with the aim of hitting the Reds on the break. (more...)
Russian curler drops doping appeal; to return medal Russian curler drops doping appeal; to return medal
- February 25, 2018

Dmitry Svishchev, president of Russia's curling federation, said he hoped giving up the medal was a temporary measure. Nedregotten told The Associated Press earlier this week that if Krushelnitsky were found guilty then, "They've robbed us of our moment of glory, receiving our medal in the stadium". (more...)
Pep will wear ribbon at cup final Pep will wear ribbon at cup final
- February 25, 2018

FA bosses chose to charge him yesterday after he again wore it pitchside during City's shock FA Cup loss against Wigan at the DW Stadium on Monday night. Wenger has won the FA Cup a record seven times since he took the helm at Arsenal but has twice been beaten in the final of the League Cup, by Chelsea in 2007 and Birmingham City in 2011. (more...)
Good for Arsenal: Raheem Sterling blow for Man City Good for Arsenal: Raheem Sterling blow for Man City
- February 25, 2018

Wenger also dismissed any downplay of the League Cup final. On that occasion, while most fancied Pep Guardiola's side to win, it was Arsene Wenger's side who emerged victorious. But Wenger, whose Arsenal side face City in the League Cup final on Sunday, believes referees must simply stick to the rule book and make the right decisions. (more...)
Francis Tiafoe takes rain-delayed win to reach Delray Beach semifinals Francis Tiafoe takes rain-delayed win to reach Delray Beach semifinals
- February 25, 2018

Tiafoe now faces Gojowczyk in the final after the German earned his eighth victory in a row against American opposition with a 7-6 (3), 6-3 win over Steve Johnson . Gojowczyk said he saw a number of the student survivors from last week's mass shooting at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the crowd during his match. (more...)
Brock Lesnar Ready For UFC Comeback According To Manager Brock Lesnar Ready For UFC Comeback According To Manager
- February 25, 2018

Fines and suspensions have kept former collegiate champion out of the octagon since 2016. If Brock Lesnar wants to fight in UFC then Brock Lesnar will fight in UFC. "They wear their bodies down", Heyman said. 'All these guys that are cutting weight are just destroying their own bodies. The result, though, was overturned to a no-contest after Lesnar failed a drug test. (more...)
Marcus Rashford could be forced to leave Manchester United, says Dennis Wise Marcus Rashford could be forced to leave Manchester United, says Dennis Wise
- February 25, 2018

But former United defender Neville is not anxious about Rashford's future at the club. However, one man who is not fazed by all the Rashford talk is Gary Neville, with the Sky Sports pundit making a vital point about the situation he now finds himself in. (more...)
Razorbacks Escape With Key Road Win At Alabama Razorbacks Escape With Key Road Win At Alabama
- February 25, 2018

Everything coming inside early for the visitors outside of one 3-pointer. Braxton Key had 16 points and 5 boards. Saturday yielded four points - on just five field goal attempts - and eight rebounds. The replay clearly showed Key was moving into position, but the ball went over to Alabama. The point guard is listed as a starter. After Arkansas forced a turnover, the Hogs let the shot clock expire on them, even though Thomas was being body checked by Sexton with 1 second remaining on the ... (more...)
Russian ice hockey gold medallists sing national anthem Russian ice hockey gold medallists sing national anthem
- February 25, 2018

He scored on a one-timer from the right circle off a pass from Nikita Gusev . At a Winter Games with seemingly as many political stories as athletic ones, it was also inevitable that Russian Federation, a country that, on paper, had already been banned from Olympics participation for two months, would benefit from that. (more...)
Antonio Conte pays price for a cautious approach Antonio Conte pays price for a cautious approach
- February 25, 2018

Watford scored three times in the final six minutes as 10-man Chelsea capitulated and Conte cut a dejected figure on the touchline, displaying none of the relentless energy and passion that has characterised his presence in the technical area since arriving at Stamford Bridge. (more...)
Insatiable Salah greedy for more goals, says Klopp Insatiable Salah greedy for more goals, says Klopp
- February 25, 2018

While Liverpool's forward play has always been good under Klopp , they have never been this good and it is the first time in the manager's Anfield tenure that his side as eclipsed 100 goals. Four goals. Three points. West Brom remain rooted to the foot of the table as Huddersfield struck twice in eight minutes at the start of the second period through Rajiv Van la Parra and Steve Mounie to win 2-1 at the Hawthorns. (more...)
Heynckes upbeat despite Bayern slip up against 'clever' Hertha Heynckes upbeat despite Bayern slip up against 'clever' Hertha
- February 25, 2018

Despite almost four times as many chances - 19 shots on goal to Hertha's five - Bayern could not break through, which cost it two records. Werder Bremen boosted their survival hopes as a dramatic own goal sealed their 1-0 home win against arch rivals Hamburg . (more...)
Miracurl On Ice: Relive Team Shuster's Historic Curling Gold Through Photos Miracurl On Ice: Relive Team Shuster's Historic Curling Gold Through Photos
- February 25, 2018

Shuster's team did it again in the semifinals. Relive Team Shuster's historic run to the gold medal through these photos. Sweden took control of the match by stealing a point in back-to-back ends - the fourth and the fifth - even though South Korea had the last-rock advantage known as the hammer. (more...)
American curlers, including Bemidji's Joe Polo, win Olympic gold American curlers, including Bemidji's Joe Polo, win Olympic gold
- February 25, 2018

It was a full redemption for team skip John Schuster, who was cast aside by the USA Curling organization as the program's leader after disappointments in 2010 and 2014 but formed his own team that earned its way back to the Olympics. The win is being called the "Miracurl on Ice ". Sweden took the silver medal. On his final shot of the eighth end, Shuster knocked two Swedish points off the board, leaving an incredible five American stones in the circle. (more...)
Calipari believes Knox will play against Missouri Calipari believes Knox will play against Missouri
- February 25, 2018

He said the program will cooperate with any agency if contacted. Sports men's basketball article, the University of Kentucky immediately reviewed the matter and, based on the available information, determined that there were no eligibility issues or rules violations for any current student-athletes or staff related to Friday's report. (more...)
Real Madrid coach Zidane: I felt awful about Ceballos substitution Real Madrid coach Zidane: I felt awful about Ceballos substitution
- February 25, 2018

Liverpool should consider a summer swoop for the Real Madrid midfielder. As per Spanish outlet El Chringuito TV , Ceballos was linked with Liverpool in the recently concluded transfer window, but the club asserted that the youngster was not allowed to leave. (more...)
Man Utd boss Mourinho: Conte very good manager; (but) shake his hand...? Man Utd boss Mourinho: Conte very good manager; (but) shake his hand...?
- February 25, 2018

There's a game to be played, watched and (hopefully) enjoyed. "We now play Brighton when we were supposed to play West Ham and we don't know when we'll play West Ham". Mourinho's relationship with Pogba came under scrutiny after the two were seen having a heated touchline argument during United's 2-0 defeat at Tottenham last month. (more...)
UFC Fight Night In Orlando Tonight Features Thrilling Fight Card UFC Fight Night In Orlando Tonight Features Thrilling Fight Card
- February 25, 2018

After being dropped by Emmett late in round one , Stephens was able to rally in round two and ended up dropping the Team Alpha Male product with a left hand. Barboza and Lee are coming off losses to the two headliners of UFC 223, with Barboza having lost a lopsided decision to Khabib Nurmagomedov and Lee losing by submission in a fight for the interim lightweight championship against Tony Ferguson. (more...)
Ilir Latifi Chokes Out Ovince Saint Preux, Wants UFC Gold Ilir Latifi Chokes Out Ovince Saint Preux, Wants UFC Gold
- February 25, 2018

The two fighters entered Saturday's fight ranked inside of the light heavyweight division's top eight. OSP goes for the body kick again, but misses this time. The 34-year-old is five inches taller and has a seven-inch reach advantage. Saint Preux began to work in some leg kicks, while Ilir Latifi tried to force his way inside. (more...)
'White House Remains Firm on North Korea Response 'White House Remains Firm on North Korea Response
- February 25, 2018

A high-level North Korean delegation will also attend Sunday's Olympic closing ceremony, but the South Korean government said it's unlikely that Ivanka Trump will meet the North Koreans. Olympic athletes, but politics is an unavoidable ingredient for an adviser and daughter of a president. Mr Moon said: "Active dialogue is being held between the South and the North amid the North's participation in the Olympics". (more...)
Swansea City boss Carlos Carvalhal rues mistakes at Brighton & Hove Albion Swansea City boss Carlos Carvalhal rues mistakes at Brighton & Hove Albion
- February 25, 2018

If it works the manager is a genius. "It was a big bet and with a big bet you can win lots of money or you can lose lots of money". We put Luciano (Narsingh ) on at half-time and in that period we did well. And both sides were denied by the woodwork before the break, Lewis Dunk thumping a header against the crossbar and Jordan Ayew firing against a post. (more...)
Nokia 1 Android Go smartphone likely visits FCC Nokia 1 Android Go smartphone likely visits FCC
- February 25, 2018

My Drivers states that the Nokia 9 will cost £415, which is much lower than expected and very cheap for a flagship. It is probable that the Google Pixel 3 will also benefit from a dual-camera in at least one of its units. The Xperia XZ Pro could be powered by a Snapdragon 845 CPU and could come with a waterproof and dustproof high-end camera. Chinese giant Huawei have already confirmed an event for later in March to show off its next offering, but the company is still holding a ... (more...)
Jaguars reportedly extend Blake Bortles' contract, keeping him through 2020 Jaguars reportedly extend Blake Bortles' contract, keeping him through 2020
- February 25, 2018

However, it appears that chatter was put to bed on Saturday afternoon with the Jaguars closing in on a lucrative extension with Bortles, according to Ian Rapoport of The NFL Network . Under first-year head coach Doug Marrone, Bortles produced 3,687 passing yards, 21 passing touchdowns and 13 interceptions this past season. "Blake's growth and development last season was a key to the success we had as a team", said Jaguars Executive VP of Football Operations Tom Coughlin. (more...)
West Brom boss Pardew unsure if he will survive Huddersfield defeat West Brom boss Pardew unsure if he will survive Huddersfield defeat
- February 25, 2018

Instead they offered little evidence to suggest they can avoid being relegated, despite a late rally sparked by Craig Dawson's thumping header. It arrived when Craig Dawson nodded home following an inswinging corner from substitute Chris Brunt , but Town prevailed to claim their second successive top-flight win and move up to 15th, three points clear of the drop zone. (more...)
Paul Heyman On Brock Lesnar Leaving WWE After WrestleMania Paul Heyman On Brock Lesnar Leaving WWE After WrestleMania
- February 25, 2018

WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar has an unclear future with the WWE, as his contract expires this summer. Paul Heyman was recently interviewed by TMZ Sports and talked about various topics including possibly of Lesnar returning to the UFC and if the time away could hurt his chances of making a comeback to the UFC. (more...)

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