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USA wins first medal in 2018 Winter Olympics

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McMorris had been sitting atop the standings after his second-run score of 85.20 before Gerard surpassed him with 87.16 points in his final attempt. He shot up the rankings after putting the course to full use with a series of angled jumps and spins, while landing three clean jumps. Read More »

From Sigurdsson to Benteke: Winners and losers from Everton 3-1 Palace

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Sam Allardyce believes David Unsworth would find it hard to give up his position as Under-23s boss and director of coaching at Everton following links to the vacant senior post at Oxford United, but claims the 44-year-old will have to "take the plunge" at some stage if he wishes to become a manager. Read More »

Real Madrid boss Zidane wants Isco to spend 'whole life' at Bernabeu

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They blew Real Sociedad apart in the first half at the Santiago Bernabeu, taking the lead inside a minute through Lucas Vazquez and finding themselves four goals ahead by the interval. Cristiano Ronaldo was visibly upset when he was subbed off following Madrid go-ahead goal in the 82nd minute. "We know it'll be tough but we're not anxious". Read More »

AB not the panacea to Proteas problem with spin, says Adams

Shikhar Dhawan completes his 26th ODI fifty as India take control of the match. Sharma's demise introduced Virat Kohli to join Dhawan and they put together a solid partnership of 135 runs before the inspirational Indian skipper was dismissed by Chris Morris. Read More »

Johnson shares Pebble Beach lead

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Hossler and Kevin Streelman were tied for the lead entering the second round. I don't know that he can last the full four days given how much golf he's played, but a weekend with him in contention is always a thrill. After pulling his drive into a water hazard - the Pacific Ocean - McIlroy took a penalty stroke and then hit a brilliant third shot from 220 yards. Read More »

Carlos Cordeiro Elected as 32nd US Soccer President

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Cordeiro beat Kathy Carter , whom many considered the other front-runner, and a host of others in the hotly contested and highly scrutinized election. One of Cordeiro's first orders of business will be finding a replacement. USA's men's national team failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation, marking the first time since 1986 the States have been left out of the final World Cup field. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas Discusses His Trade to the Lakers

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The 20-year-old is expected to miss his 12 straight game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday. However, he will likely be playing a large role with the Lakers . Battling the Lakers (23-31) for the better part of 53 minutes before suffering a heartbreaking 107-101 overtime loss on January 13, the Mavericks will seek retribution Saturday night on their home floor. Read More »

Cubs land Yu Darvish, cement World Series contender status

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Darvish's contract is guaranteed to pay him at least $126 million, but it can rise another $24 million if he achieves certain incentives. Season leading up to free agency: 16-11, 32 starts, 219 2/3 innings pitched, 2.46 ERA. Chicago will have some future payroll concerns in terms of the luxury tax threshold. Whether the Cubs and team president Theo Epstein admit this or not, the team probably wasn't expecting to sign a free agent of Darvish's caliber - and price tag - going into the ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho reveals how Paul Pogba has reacted to being dropped

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Now in second place and trailing runaway leaders Manchester City by a massive 13 points, the Red Devils' most realistic chances of silverware would be the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League. The United boss has confirmed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is back in full first team training after recovering from his latest knee problem but the striker is still not available for selection just yet. Read More »

President Trump, Kim Jong Un lookalikes at Olympics 'want peace'

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The handwritten invitation was delivered by Mr Kim's influential sister, Kim Yo-jong, at a landmark meeting in the presidential palace in Seoul , as the Winter Olympics opened. Pence and the North Koreans have been an awkward presence at the Games to say the least. "President Moon responded by saying that the two sides should work on establishing the right conditions to realise the meeting", the South Korean spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said . Read More »

VAR causes mass confusion AGAIN as Fiorentina denied penalty against Juventus

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But three minutes later - with Jordan Veretout waiting to take the kick - Guida reversed the decision after a VAR consultation and awarded a free-kick to Juve for offside instead. Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon , who is going to retire this summer, made his 500th league appearance for the champions. It wasn't clear, I thought there was a foul before it. Read More »

Biathlon: What to know for women's 7.5 km sprint

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She completed the women's 7.5km sprint in 21 minutes and 30.4 seconds, but did have a penalty in one of the prone targets. Susan Dunklee was the person. However, the mixed relay and women's relay teams , both of which included Dunklee, finished eighth and seventh, respectively, during those same 2014 Olympics. Read More »

Winter Olympics: Sweden's Kalla takes first gold, Bjoergen makes history

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Her silver means her medal collection now stands at 11, while Finland's Krista Parmakoski took bronze. Nicknamed "The Iron Lady", the 37-year-old Bjørgen won her eleventh Olympic medal, overtaking fellow cross-country skier Raisa Smetanina, who won 10 medals competing for the Soviet Union and the Unified Team between 1976 and 1992. Read More »

West Ham chairman David Sullivan makes transfer promise after disappointing January

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It is all change at Watford once again after Marco Silva was sacked last month after a wretched run of form, which the board blamed on a loss of focus after not being allowed to join Everton . "I only focus on the next game against West Ham and I believe this is the way I can be the best at my job". But the Hornets have only drawn six of their 26 league matches this season and the visitors look well placed to add to West Ham's problems. Read More »

Australia hammer England by 7 wickets in T20 win

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Jos Buttler will captain England for the match. Kane Ricardson picked up three wickets to keep England to 137 for 7. Travis Head makes way for a fully fit Aaron Finch . In the final global match of the Australian summer, Finch returned for the hosts following a hamstring strain that he suffered during the preceding ODI series , but significantly Short was retained at the top of the order and Travis Head left out of the team that won in Hobart. Read More »

Manchester United closing in on big-money deal for Monaco midfielder Fabinho

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One of those backing Mourinho's men for a victory is former Arsenal defender Paul Merson, who identifies that Newcastle have a chance but is predicting a 2-0 victory for the visitors. Jose Mourinho has never won a Premier League match at St James' Park (D3, L3). As things stand, Rafa Benitez's side occupies the 16 spot with 25 points. Read More »

Derek Carr to LeBron James: "Come on home to the #LakeShow".

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To come to grips with everything that has transpired, as well as looking for another opinion on the deal, we reached out to our FanSided sister site, Factory of Sadness . "I think everything else at that point is irrelevant". "He didn't show me anything I haven't already seen before from him", James said. "You know, being out seven months is hard for anybody". Read More »

Start of a new journey for the Test team: Herath

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Herath (4-49) and debutant Akila Dananjaya (5-24) did nearly all of the damage for the tourists, who were bowled out for 226 in their second innings earlier on Saturday. Mehidy broke the resistance of Chandimal with a delivery that kept low and pace bowler Mustafizur, 3-35, shook up the lower order but Silva remained solid. Read More »

India defeat SA in 3rd ODI, here are records broken

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In pursuit of 303, South Africa folded for 124, of which opener Lizelle Lee made 73 at a strike-rate of almost 100. Dhoni, too, couldn't get the scoreboard ticking, labouring to a 22-ball 10, before holing out to log-on off Imran Tahir. Read More »

Oggi iniziano le Olimpiadi invernali 2018

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Ho avuto un attimo di paura con la bandiera perche' c'era un vento assurdo, pero' e' stato bello. Un viaggio di Moon al Nord sarebbe il primo di un presidente sudcoreano dal 2007. A comunicarlo, a poche ore dalla cerimonia d'apertura dei Giochi nella Corea del Sud , e' stato il segretario generale del Tas , Matthieu Reeb durante una conferenza stampa svoltasi al centro stampa di PyeongChang . Read More »

LeBron's last-second shot gives Cavs 140-138 OT win

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There's two possibilities in play. Clearing Jordan Clarkson's contract puts Los Angeles in position to offer two maximum contracts this summer, when everybody on Earth thinks Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka will try to sign LeBron James and Paul George . Read More »

Eagles player says team ran fake walk-through ahead of Super Bowl LII

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Lovato says the team practiced their actual game plan for two weeks leading up to the big game, so they were willing to run a fake walk-through if it meant keeping their secrets away from the Patriots. "A measly walk-through the day before the game, we weren't going to show anything to anyone-especially being at the stadium". After the game, numerous callers into local Philadelphia radio shows argued that the Eagles beat the Patriots despite they're spying, citing how the two teams ran almost ... Read More »

World swimming champion says she was abused by US Olympic coach

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Hutchison denied the allegations. Hutchison was the head coach of the U.S. women's team in 2009 and also was one of the Olympic coaches in 2008 at the Beijing Games. "And I was swimming better than ever". At least 265 female athletes, including several Olympic gold medalists, said the 54-year-old Nassar abused them over a period of two decades. Read More »

Wales not engaging in verbal battle with England ahead of Twickenham clash

Wales will continue to monitor the fullback and there was a degree of confidence within the camp that Halfpenny will recover but it has left Warren Gatland sweating on one of his key men before the Twickenham clash. "I think they probably played better than a lot of us expected", added Williams , who won 87 caps for Wales . "There was no issue at the time", he said on Friday . Read More »

Olympic Skier Lindsey Vonn Gives Tearful Interview About Late Grandfather

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It's too bad for Vonn that a knee injury kept her out of the 2014 games, and she's said this will be final one. LOL I think that it's by this 24-hour journey. "Downhill in the olympics is any given day", the 35-year-old said. If there's one thing NBC likes to talk about, it's NBC and with Vonn injured for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, they brought her on to do pundit work in NY, but they completely flubbed the execution by branding it "Vonn will cover the Winter Games". Read More »

Chelsea's Antonio Conte anxious by Álvaro Morata's struggle to recover

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With a two-legged Champions League tie against Barcelona coming up as well as matches against the two Manchester clubs, Conte felt this week was a rare opportunity for his players to have a break. Pat Nevin believes Chelsea FC are paying the price for the demands of a packed schedule with key players missing significant game time. It was the Brazilian's first league start since late October and, despite his poor performance, Conte insisted it was not down to fitness. Read More »

West Brom's Rodriguez charged with racial abuse charge by FA

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The FA said Rodriguez has been charged with using " abusive and/or insulting words which included a reference to ethnic origin and/or colour and/or race ". Remind, during the incident, Rodriguez and Bong were bumping each other and arguing. "At this moment, I think he realised what he said". And I replied to him, "No, what you said was racist". Read More »

Jose Mourinho Indicates Towards New Contract For Luke Shaw

Newcastle have not won on at St James' Park since last October with their inability to turn draws against the likes of Swansea City , Burnley and Brighton into wins seeing them slide down the Premier League table, with the north east club now sat just a point clear of the relegation zone. Read More »

Rays' owner wants to make Tampa the team's home

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Petersburg to Tampa as soon as possible. Of St. Petersburg, where the Rays now play at Tropicana Field , Hagan said: "Ticket sales and corporate support have lagged". "I'm hopeful this will continue to build momentum on our effort to bring the Tampa Bay Rays to Ybor". Sternberg says that they are still working to figure out the financial side of a new ballpark. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers Trade Six Players In Move Toward Younger Talent

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Thomas played in 15 games for the Cavaliers since returning from his hip injury. And they were just getting started. It is believed Cleveland are also sending forward Channing Frye and one of their two first-round draft picks to the Lakers for point guard Jordan Clarkson and forward Larry Nance Jr . Read More »

Indiana Pacers vs Boston Celtics: Lineups, preview & prediction

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Boston's only bigger loss was a 23-point defeat at Chicago on December 11. With Porzingis and Enes Kanter (mouth) out, the Knicks had no answer for the Raptors inside. In overtime, the Celtics locked down the Wizards defensively, holding them to 2-of-12 shooting and two turnovers in the extra five-minute period. Read More »

Liam Miller, former Man United, Celtic and Ireland midfielder, dies age 36

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Cork Schoolboys League tweeted: "We have received the very sad news that Liam Miller has passed away tonight". Our thoughts and condolences are with his family at this time. "We are incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of former Hibernian midfielder Liam Miller. Taken too young. Thoughts go out to his family". Lessons can be learned from what Liam Miller accomplished in his football career. Read More »

What to watch tonight in PyeongChang: Figure skating team event begins

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Uno was awarded a score of 103-point-25 points for his performance at the Gangneung Ice Arena, ensuring that he will finish first in the men's short program of the team event. Canada's Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford finished runner-up with 76.57. But he has a full week to diagnose what went wrong - in terms of technique, focus, managing his emotions and structuring his pre-competition morning - and make the proper adjustment before the men's short programs February 16. Read More »

Zidane has made a decision to sell Isco

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Five-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo has fallen below his usually prolific goalscoring standards this season, with Madrid's title defence in LaLiga coming in woefully below par at this stage - they lie fourth, 19 points shy of leaders Barcelona . Read More »

Kemba Walker to replace Kristaps Porzingis in 2018 NBA All-Star Game

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Porzingis tore the ACL in his left knee in a February 7 matchup against the Bucks and will be out 10-12 months recovering. Walker, 27, is averaging 22.6 points and 5.8 assists, productivity comparable to last season. First, it was DeMarcus Cousins , who was replaced by Paul George after tearing his Achilles in late January. Walker said last month - after Cleveland Cavaliers big man Kevin Love suffered a broken hand - that he would love to be named an All-Star replacement. Read More »

Shutdown in Jammu Kashmir to mark Afzal Guru's death

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Malik has been lodged in Srinagar Central Jail while Geelani and Mirwaiz are under house arrest. All shops, businesses establishments, petrol pumps and private offices remained closed in Sopore and other places in the valley. He said that in order to muzzle the voice of people, separatist leaders including Muhammad Yasin Malik have been put behind the bar. The Freedom Party delegation which participated in the function despite strict government restrictions at the residence of Afzal Guru ... Read More »

Steelers look to lock up Roethlisberger, Bell with new deals

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Impending free agent Le'Veon Bell isn't alone in his newfound confidence that a long-term agreement will be reached to solidify his future in Pittsburgh . 2 wide receiver at the same time. "Bottom line is can you come together and have a meeting of the minds?" Shortly after the Steelers' season-ending loss to the Jaguars , Bell was labeled a prime culprit for missing the majority of the team's final walkthrough . Read More »