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In tears, Lindsey Vonn says body can't take 4 more years

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We help each other. I won a bronze , and I think he would still be proud of me. All that mattered for the South Korean crowd, however, was that their team's name remained at the top of the leaderboard and a huge roar erupted when the official results appeared. Read More »

Ice Hockey - Czechs beat USA in shootout to reach semis

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But the USA power play had been a special kind of mess all day, and they never generated much heat on Francouz. Bobby Butler went last, and when Francouz rebuffed him, the Czechs exulted. "They beat the Americans so we need to be prepared". "It's a little different for the move I usually do for the five hole", Terry said of his try as his parents and brother watched nervously from the stands. Read More »

Virat Kohli on brink of equalling Vivian Richards' record

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His current ranking of 909 ratings points is a career-best for any Indian cricketer. In a sensational run in South Africa , Kohli top-scored with 286 runs including a sublime 153 in the Test series and then followed that up with 558 runs from six ODIs. Read More »

Why the U.S. curling team isn't happy with Kirstie Alley

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The U.S. beat Canada 9-7 in round-robin play earlier this week - the first time the U.S. beat Canada at the Olympics. "And I'm sure one day we're going to meet!" "We've still got a chance of making the semis so it's kind of the same situation we were in today - win and we're in - so we'll be back and we'll be playing better". Read More »

Messi breaks Chelsea duck to earn Barca 1-1 draw

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It's great that he can play this game with this maturity. Despite his negative approach to the game, and only managing 26% possession during the game, Chelsea actually had more attempts on goal, having 11 efforts of the Barcelona net as opposed to the Blaugrana's seven. Read More »

Luka Modric Adds to Real Madrid Injury Woes

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Real coach Zidane told a news conference ahead of the Leganes game that he was optimistic about Modric. "I have confidence in the physios and the doctors, so that he will be back with us quickly". A victory would take them two points above Marcelino's Los Che, but they still have some ground to make up on second placed Atletico Madrid, who remain unbeaten in 2018. Read More »

Olympics Women's Downhill live stream, start time, TV channel

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Vonn's time of 1:39.69 put her 0.47 behind Italiy's Sofia Goggia, who won the gold medal after being the fifth skier to race. "I still haven't quite realised yet", she said on her victory. Before today, Ledecka had been most well-known as a snowboarder - that's where she's had the most success, including world titles and a trip to the Sochi Games in 2014. Read More »

Olympics: Alpine skiing - 'Samurai' Goggia denies Vonn to win downhill gold

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Vonn won a gold medal during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Colombia, but didn't compete four years later in Russian Federation because of an injury. "It was a insane day with some tough racing and so it is unbelievable to come out on top at these Games". "I was really giving attention to every little detail, moving like a samurai - usually I'm pretty chaotic", Goggia said. Read More »

Vonn 3rd in last Olympic DH; her pal Goggia of Italy wins

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The greatest female ski racer of all time, one of the favorites for the event, finished sixth in a magnificent race won by snowboard specialist Ester Ledecka . Pyeongchang Olympics giant slalom champion Mikaela Shiffrin was 16th-fastest Monday. "I thought I executed the line really well on the whole course, perhaps too well". Read More »

Rashid, Bumrah joint No.1 in ODI rankings

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Virat Kohli is on the brink of matching legendary Sir Vivian Richard's batting record and the India skipper could well achieve it before India wrap up their long tour of South Africa . Associate cricketer Rashid Khan has taken giant strides ever since his foray into global cricket at the latest ICC rankings serve as a testament to the prowess the Afghan has shown in his yet brief but extremely promising career. Read More »

Arsenal's Champions League hopes rest on Europa League, says Robert Pires

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Arsenal hold a 3-0 advantage after the first leg of their Europa League Round of 32 clash with Ostersunds. However, should they qualify for the last 16, they could meet Atletico Madrid or Borussia Dortmund in the next round. More importantly, they are now running away with the race for the Premier League title, as that competition has essentially been over since Pep Guardiola and his men came into Old Trafford and knocked off Manchester United on December 10. Read More »

IL vs Michigan State basketball

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Michigan State tops all teams at No. 1 in the USA Today poll (20 first-place votes) and No. 2 in the AP poll (19 first-place votes). The first of those games comes Tuesday in the home finale against IL. The Big Ten Tournament will return to Chicago in 2019 and 2021 and Indianapolis in 2020 and 2022. IL has two more games left in the regular season, with those being at home against Purdue on Thursday and at Rutgers on Sunday. Read More »

US Wins First Cross-Country Gold Ever

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Randall, 35, in her fifth Olympics, and Diggins, 26, in her second, won gold in a thrilling team ski sprint final, with Diggins edging past Sweden and Norway in the final lap. "And they're more confident than ever". Diggins came from behind in the final few meters to beat Sweden's Stina Nilsson to the finish line. The only American to previously win an Olympic medal in the sport was Bill Koch, who took silver in the 30-kilometer race in the 1976 Winter Games in Innsbruck. Read More »

Dolphins to Place Franchise Tag on Jarvis Landry

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The value of the tag is expected to be about $16 million. That's more than four times what Landry made over the past four seasons - combined. However, Landry faced league-wide questions about whether his skill set confines him to the slot, and whether a slot receiver is worth the premium teams pay in free agency for production. Read More »

Mark Cuban admits he told Mavericks tanking is their best option

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They announce that an unnamed employee - which is Sneed - was terminated. The Dallas Mavericks have received information about behavior in our workplace that appears to have violated the organization's standards of conduct. SI interviewed more than a dozen former and current Mavericks employees. I explained what our plans were going to be this summer, that we're not going to tank again. Read More »

Sevilla-Man United: Montella out to stop Alexis Sánchez

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As such, Montella suggests Sevilla might have to cross the line in order to stop him at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. "We'll have to block him in some way, maybe tie him up with a rope", added Montella. I've read his books, I've studied his tactics. "I'm very excited because he was a pioneer in his way of working". United's group stage campaign was one of efficiency and durability, but you couldn't help but feel - especially away to Benfica and FC Basel - that they lacked the attacking ... Read More »

Manchester United look at Kroos

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In any case, some of the top clubs in Europe are expected to pursue Kroos if he is available, so United will likely have to outbid them if they want to sign the German midfielder. Swap deals rarely happen in modern football, due to the vast number of complex details that must be agreed upon by multiple parties, although we did see a player plus cash deal in January as Alexis Sánchez went from Arsenal to United with Henrikh Mkhitaryan going the other way. Read More »

Saban reported to have filled D-Line coach vacancy

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The reported Kuligowski hire indicates Lupoi will continue to coach the Alabama football linebackers. The 49-year old Kuligowski had been at Miami the last two seasons after 15 seasons at Missouri, where he helped five players develop into future National Football League first-round draft picks - Charles Harris, Shane Ray, Sheldon Richardson, Ziggy Hood and Aldon Smith. Read More »

USA women figure skaters unlikely to medal after falls

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Bradie Tennell , of Carpentersville, performs in the women's short program figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. Figure Skating committee based on her performance in a series of events , including a second-place finish in last month's U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Read More »

New Zealand bat first against Australia in T20 final

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The match will be played on the same pitch on which Australia chased 244 against New Zealand on Friday. "As a captain or as a bowler we talk about setting fields and you probably have to have obscure fields - you might have to have deep fly slip on the boundary instead of a third man". Read More »

Bayern cruises to 5-0 win over Besiktas in Champions League

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Chelsea had been error-free at the back, but their defence came undone with just over 15 minutes left when a pass from Christensen from the left flank ran across his own box to Iniesta . And it is likely that Barca will have the same laissez-faire approach to the second leg, with their attitude the same as ever: that they will outscore their opponents on home turf. Read More »

Davidson County native Austin Dillon speaks about Daytona 500 win

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To celebrate, Dillon got a tattoo to commemorate the occasion. Dillon's features the Daytona 500 logo and the word "champ". His finish is the highest for a black driver; Wendell Scott finished 13th in 1966. Why? Because their replacements are really racy and showed Sunday they aren't content to simply turn laps in a pack, collect a paycheck and take a chartered flight home. Read More »

Potential Tottenham boost as Turin nemesis suffers injury for Juventus

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Bernardeschi came on to replace the injured HIguain as he also picked up an injury late on in the game. Towards the end of an even second half, Goldaniga saw a second yellow and then red for fouling Ladislav Krejci, giving Erick Pulgar the opportunity to drive home a winning goal from the resultant free kick. Read More »

Bears To Decline $8-Million Team Option On Guard Josh Sitton

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The Bears also reportedly released veteran linebacker Jerrell Freeman on Tuesday morning in a separate roster move. After tearing a pec muscle on the Bears' first defensive play of the season, Freeman went on injured reserve. Right guard Kyle Long is recovering from offseason surgeries. It can be argued that Nelson is the top player in the National Football League draft, but due to positional value, he will fall into the lower half of the top ten. Read More »

Russian curler fails doping test days after winning bronze medal

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Alexander Krushelnitsky, a bronze-medallist along with his wife in mixed-doubles curling, is suspected of having tested positive for meldonium, the source said. A decision would be made soon after that. According to statistics recently published by RUSADA, the Russian Anti-Doping Agency, Krushelnitckii and Bryzgalovoy were tested only once apiece in 2017. Read More »

Christian Coleman breaks world indoor 60m record

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Now he will lead the American team to next month's IAAF world indoor championships in Birmingham, England. "For it to be the world record was pretty special". The world 100m silver medallist at London 2017 won his heat in 6.46 seconds and his semi-final in 6.42 seconds after easing down on both occasions, hinting that he had more in store for the final. Read More »

French Olympic Ice Skater Has 'Nightmare' Wardrobe Malfunction

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Papadakis had tears streaming down her face as the couple left the ice on Sunday. Compounding her embarrassment, the incident was replayed in slow motion on screens at the arena. "It is just frustrating to miss a few points because of a costume issue", Cizeron, who reportedly addressed much of the press for the two of them, said after their performance. Read More »

Rays purge continues, OF Souza Jr. traded

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After trading third baseman Chase Headley and second baseman Starlin Castro this offseason, and not re-signing free agent third baseman Todd Frazier , the Yankees were looking to add a veteran infielder in case either touted prospect Gleyber Torres or Miguel Andujar isn't ready to crack the starting lineup as a rookie. Read More »

Uber Eats driver charged with murder in delivery shooting

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The Atlanta Police Department's Homicide Unit secured an arrest warrant for felony murder on Monday. Patterson explained Thornton was irate that it took so long for his food to arrive and acted aggressively toward Bivines. Patterson said that even though Uber Eats' policy is to not allow drivers to carry weapons, his client carried a weapon with him for safety. Thornton graduated from Morehouse College previous year with a political science degree and had recently started a new job, ... Read More »

Adam Rippon, the prince of ice skating

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The 28-year-old helped Team USA win a bronze medal in the figure skating team event, and has made headlines for speaking out about LGBT equality , especially after becoming the first openly gay U.S. He went on: "I don't want my Olympic experience to be about Mike Pence , I want it to be about my incredible skating and being America's sweetheart!" Rippon agreed: "I get that, I get that, yeah". Read More »

How to Watch USA vs. Slovakia Hockey

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Shortly after the goal, Slovakia committed two penalties as Ladislav Nagy crashed into Zapolski and Michal Cajkovsky delivered a vicious elbow to Donato. "He's a really tough kid, and you see how much just of a natural goal-scorer he is", Terry said of Donato. The Slovaks got on the scoreboard later in the period with a power-play goal when Jordan Greenway was in the penalty box for slashing, Peter Ceresnak's slap shot from the point deflected by a US stick and past a stranded Zapolski. Read More »

Olivier Giroud reveals key difference between Arsene Wenger and Antonio Conte

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There have been reports that Chelsea's players are growing exhausted and bored of Antonio Conte's methods, despite him leading the club the the Premier League title in his first season in England last season. "It won't be easy but we must have enthusiasm and the right confidence and we'll see what happens". With two successive wins in last two games, Cheslea are now geared up to face Barcelona in the Champions League last-16 tie where they will be expected to come up against a strong ... Read More »

Monday night blues. German fan fury triggers protests at Eintracht Frankfurt

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The Bundesliga's plans for increased Monday night matches met with fierce resistance as Eintracht Frankfurt fans showed their disapproval during the game against RB Leipzig . The whistling finally subsided in the 22nd minute when Chandler equalised, poking the ball home from close range after a corner. Leipzig was awarded a penalty for an apparent foul by Rebic on Marcel Sabitzer, but it was taken back after video analysis. Read More »

It's unbelievable to get my 97th title - Federer

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And while Nadal seems to have taken news of Federer's rise back to the summit in good faith, he says he is not fussed about dethroning his rival anytime soon. He's back to number one, played well all week and kept raising the bar". World No 5 Dimitrov was never able to get close to the imperious Federer, who needed only 55 minutes to win the final for the concession of just four games. Read More »

How to Watch Bayern Munich vs. Besiktas

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For the first time in five years, Bayern have every outfield player fit and available for the match at the Allianz Arena. The announcement has led to fears over possible racial profiling for supporters on Tuesday as stewards look to prevent would-be Besiktas fans from infiltrating the ground. Read More »

Dillon drives No. 3 to victory at Daytona

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At least none that could be detected. "My heart is broken". Tampa's Almirola - Hillsborough High - was a handful of seconds from history. Austin Dillon has survived a chaotic crash filled race to win this morning's Daytona 500 . Sunday could have been his day, in the first race of the season, the Super Bowl of NASCAR . Almirola, in his debut race for Stewart-Haas Racing, was devastated. Read More »

Pogba to miss Huddersfield through illness

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A double from from Romelu Lukaku secured a 2-0 FA Cup fifth-round win for Manchester United against Huddersfield Town on Saturday, despite another controversial moment involving VAR. "He's a bad fit for [Man] United". Huddersfield players were brilliant as they kept threatening the United defence with Chris Smalling forced to a lot of defensive work but they had nothing to show for the efforts, failing to penetrate Sergio Romero in the goal. Read More »

Undo injustice, BJP ally Naidu tells Centre

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I never compromise on the interests of my state. He even went ahead and said that he is ready to make any sacrifices for justice to Telugus. He wished that unrest like that prevailed in Assam and Punjab should not arise in Andhra , where people are upset and angry. Read More »

Conor McGregor says Floyd Mayweather is out of negotiations

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My game is a very unforgiving one. McGregor moved to distance himself from such rumours on Sunday when he took to his Instagram to clarify that he has never sought a rematch with Mayweather. "If the MMA gods smile, it would be a victory for [Diaz], Conor fights the victor of [Nurmagomedov/Ferguson], and then you've got this wonderful superfight for New Year's Eve". Read More »

Purdue guts one out against Penn State

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At the time the Lions lost three of their previous four games and Chambers' seat had to be getting warm. - Junior Andrew Sturtz (Buffalo, N.Y.) becomes just the second Nittany Lion in program history to reach the 100-point milestone as he collects a goal and an assist to lead No. Read More »

Alan Pardew given two games to save West Bromwich Albion job

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It is claimed they took a taxi to McDonald's in the Olympic Port area but then drove off while the driver was inside the restaurant, leaving the vehicle outside their five-star hotel three miles away and going to bed. West Brom have already relieved their chairman John Williams and CEO Martin Goodman of their duties in the past week over the appointment of Pardew, and the 56-year-old could be handed his P45 if West Brom lose their next two matches. Read More »

Charlotte Hornets unlikely to bring Rich Cho back as GM

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Kupchak and Peterson both played collegiately at North Carolina. Cho has been the GM in Charlotte since 2011. The struggling Hornets have fired general manager Rich Cho. And Michael Jordan knows just the guy to do it. I also want to thank the basketball and business operations staffs, head coach Steve Clifford and his staff, and our players for their commitment to excellence and success . Read More »

Major League Baseball decides to take it slow with new speed-up rules

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Visits for an injury and pitching changes will not count against that total, and exceptions can be made if the pitcher and catcher are crossed up. A pitch clock will not be put in place for 2018, with commissioner Rob Manfred deciding to defer it "in order to provide players with an opportunity to speed up the game without the use of those timers", according to a press release . Read More »

AB de Villiers ruled out of T20 series against India

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In terms of form and personnel available, India look far superior. Viv Richards sees a bit of himself in Kohli , but the Indian batsman feels comparisons with the legend are surreal. After Shikhar Dhawan destroyed the South African bowlers in the first innings, it was Bhuvneshwar Kumar's turn to show his skills. Additionally, he has experienced a successful tour after impressing with both bat and ball in the Tests as well as the ODI series. Read More »

Man United's Paul Pogba trains ahead of Champions League trip to Sevilla

The 36-year-old and Pogba's return is a timely boost for United with a huge clash against their Spanish opponents on Wednesday. They will certainly be favourites to progress into the quarterfinals at the expanse of the La Liga club. "I don't know. We'll have to tie him up!" Sarabia comes into the contest in real form having scored four goals in his last eight appearances. Elimination for United will leave little else to play for this season and Mourinho's talents for deflection will need to ... Read More »