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Sports Hanyu dazzles, Shiffrin flops on day of Olympic drama
Author: 0 Hanyu dazzles, Shiffrin flops on day of Olympic drama

Shiffrin was never supposed to race on back-to-back days at the 2018 Winter games. Vonn said on her Twitter account Friday: "Getting amped up!" In Beijing, all in, Phelps raced 17 times in nine days. Yet after that hour's snooze in a lodge atop the mountain, followed by the impromptu skiing session with Mom, Shiffrin was able to perform at her best, which clearly is good enough.

Sports Minneapolis will not host the NFL Draft anytime soon
Author: 0 Minneapolis will not host the NFL Draft anytime soon

The finalists to host the 2019 or 2020 draft, as announced on Thursday, are Cleveland/Canton, Kansas City, Tennessee, Denver and Las Vegas, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. If Kansas City is named a victor, it'll be the first time K.C. has hosted an NFL Draft. Titans controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk told the team website , "We are thrilled that Nashville is one of the finalist cities for the 2019 or 2020 NFL Draft".

Sports Vikings block Giants from interviewing QB coach to become OC
Author: 0 Vikings block Giants from interviewing QB coach to become OC

Shurmur, who intends on calling his own plays with the Giants , may be looking at Stefanski in a dual role: offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, hears SNY's Ralph Vacchiano . Perhaps the Star Tribune's Ben Goessling has it right that DeFilippo, who has already been on other teams' radar as a future head coach (both Chicago and Arizona reportedly interviewed him), may not be around after next season, and there would be an opening at OC for Stefanski.

Sports Steve Kerr Responds to Critics After Letting Players Coach vs. Suns
Author: 0 Steve Kerr Responds to Critics After Letting Players Coach vs. Suns

The Golden State Warriors are 44-13 and one game up on the Houston Rockets out west. "I haven't been able to reach them the last month", Kerr said. In a U.S. Winter Olympics team devoid of big-names besides Shaun White and Lindsey Vonn, 17-year-old snowboarder Chloe Kim has taken the country by storm.

Sports Arsene Wenger unhappy with Arsenal away form
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger unhappy with Arsenal away form

The Gunners will take on Manchester City in the League Cup final at Wembley later this month. Their best route into the competition now could be by winning the Europa League and the report understands there are concerns at the impact another year outside the Champions League will have on revenue streams.

Sports Only whole team Juventus can stop Kane: Chiellini
Author: 0 Only whole team Juventus can stop Kane: Chiellini

However, the Belgian worldwide was absent against the Gunners on Saturday and has been left in London ahead of the Champions League clash with the Italian giants in Turin , and Pochettino has claimed that he is trying to show "common sense" over the player's fitness.

Sports Olympic Hockey Schedule 2018
Author: 0 Olympic Hockey Schedule 2018

For the United States, the loss represented a huge stumble out of the gate in the first quadrennial Olympic tournament played without National Hockey League players since 1994. Slovenia only gets two , instead of three, since the win did not come in regulation. Blaz Gregorc, who had a goal and an assist for Slovenia, fired shot on goal from the point.

Sports Watch the USA capture its first ever Olympic medal in men's luge
Author: 0 Watch the USA capture its first ever Olympic medal in men's luge

Loch's loss translated into big gains for Mazdzer and Gleirscher, who beat out the American by just over two hundredths of a second to become the first Austrian to win the event in five decades. Mazdzer had previously never finished better than 13th at the winter Olympics . On Sunday, he'll try to win a historic medal for Team U.S.A using the same technique that has proven effective for him so far.

Sports UFC Fans Can't Get Over Yoel Romero's Defeat Of Luke Rockhold
Author: 0 UFC Fans Can't Get Over Yoel Romero's Defeat Of Luke Rockhold

The win is a particularly impressive one for Jumeau who handed Abe his first career loss. "If it were not for the mess up on the weight, he (Romero) would have had the interim belt". "I'm not necessarily sure exactly what went wrong", Romero said. "I let myself down in the third round last time". Adam Hill at or. After a tentative opening round, Romero, a Miami resident by way of Cuba, picked up the pace in the second, darting into range and landing punches in bunches on Rockhold (16-4), ...

Sports EPL: Liverpool humble Southampton 2-0, move to 3rd place
Author: 0 EPL: Liverpool humble Southampton 2-0, move to 3rd place

And while they were not at their best, Klopp was left to reflect on a Liverpool performance that improved throughout. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has warned Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho that he faces a fight to the bitter end in the race for second place after his side chalked up a regulation Premier League win at Southampton .

Sports Aguero Goes For Four In Man City Win Over Leicester
Author: 0 Aguero Goes For Four In Man City Win Over Leicester

And he took his season tally to 21 late on, smashing in off the crossbar from 25 yards. Leciester boss Claude Puel will be frustrated by the result, but the two players are at least a threat to any side in the country. Puel's decision to switch to a back four, with the introduction of Danny Simpson at half-time, did little to shore up Leicester's backline as Aguero scored twice in five minutes succession shortly after the interval to effectively end the game as a contest.

Sports Ron Borges prankster says hoax was easy to pull off
Author: 0 Ron Borges prankster says hoax was easy to pull off

Earlier Thursday, San Francisco made Garoppolo the highest-paid player on a per-year basis in National Football League history by signing him to a five-year, $137.5 million deal that includes $74 million in guarantees. Nick is probably not as surprised as Borges and his editors are. It's no longer available online. A column by Ron Borges in today's Herald regarding Patriot Tom Brady's salary discussions was based on information which proved to be false.

Sports Kashmir Valley witnesses shutdown on Afzal Guru death anniversary
Author: 0 Kashmir Valley witnesses shutdown on Afzal Guru death anniversary

In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), today, organized a function at Doabgah in Sopore, the ancestral home of Shaheed Muhammad Afzal Guru to express solidarity with the family and to remember Afzal Guru and Muhammad Maqbool Butt on their martyrdom anniversaries.

Sports Olympic Speed Skater Shreds Team USA Over Flag-Bearer Coin Toss
Author: 0 Olympic Speed Skater Shreds Team USA Over Flag-Bearer Coin Toss

Davis believes that he was more than qualified to be the flag bearer, tweeting that the coin toss was done "dishonorably". "I am an American and when I won the 1000m in 2010 I became the first American to 2-peat in that event", he wrote. Her only Olympic medal is a bronze. One of the most decorated athletes in his sport, Davis he will be competing in his fifth Winter Olympics this year.

Sports Heat Players React to Dwyane Wade Coming Back to Miami
Author: 0 Heat Players React to Dwyane Wade Coming Back to Miami

Miami Police, Miami Beach Police and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez all tweeted about Wade's return to the Heat . Along with this deal, the Cavaliers pulled off major deal with the Lakers as they sent guard Isaiah Thomas and forward Channing Frye to Los Angeles for guard Jordan Clarkson and forward Larry Nance Jr .

Author: 0 Mohamed Salah vows to stay at Liverpool

He said: "Ever since I was a kid, I had been a Liverpool fan - they were my favourite Premier League club". His record in Serie A was excellent, with 35 goals and 24 assists in 81 appearances, and pretty much nobody predicted he would go on to better that form at Anfield.

Sports Nassar sentenced to another 40 to 125 years in prison
Author: 0 Nassar sentenced to another 40 to 125 years in prison

The scandal surrounding Nassar has reverberated far beyond the sports world, sparking various investigations into why the U.S. Olympic Committee, sport governing body USA Gymnastics , and Michigan State University , where he also worked, failed to investigate complaints about him going back years.

Sports Savage! Unbelievable! Liverpool fans are losing their mind over Lallana red
Author: 0 Savage! Unbelievable! Liverpool fans are losing their mind over Lallana red

Lallana took issue with the heavy challenge and immediately attacked the Spurs player. He responded by racing after Marsh and grabbing him from behind, with images showing Lallana grappling him by the neck. It was ironic as we were just about to bring Liam Millar on. That would mean Lallana would be available for selection for Jurgen Klopp over Liverpool's next three Premier League games, which are against Southampton , West Ham and Newcastle.

Sports Larry Nance, Jr. to participate in 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest
Author: 0 Larry Nance, Jr. to participate in 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest

There's a lot of great young talent in that group. Let's take a look at the four high-flying players in this year's field... He was the 2015 runner-up to Zach LaVine . Given the constant comparison to his pops, one would expect Nance, Jr.to show some sort of homage to the elder Nance. The explosive guard out of North Carolina State, who was also selected to play in the 2018 Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars on Friday, Feb.

Sports Antonio Conte pleads with Chelsea for public vote of confidence
Author: 0 Antonio Conte pleads with Chelsea for public vote of confidence

If the Blues lose, Conte could be sacked, according to the Express . Although he still has 18 months left on his contract with the Blues, his relationship with Marina Granovskaia appears to be beyond fix, and Chelsea's season is in genuine danger of caving in on the Italian.

Sports Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to wait for Arsenal debut
Author: 0 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to wait for Arsenal debut

The Gabon worldwide joined the Gunners on Deadline Day from Borussia Dortmund . Prior to Wednesday's 2300 GMT deadline in England, Tottenham Hotspur announced the signing of Lucas Moura from Paris Saint-Germain but Manchester City pulled out of signing Leicester's Riyad Mahrez.

Author: 0 Bill Belichick pleased with Patriots' focus heading into Super Bowl

On Saturday night, five years after the final game of his 14-season career, Randy Moss will nearly certainly be announced as a new member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. "I have a ton of respect for him". Head coach Bill Belichick retained Fears after Pete Carroll was sacked following the '99 season. "It's obviously a very important part of my body, for a quarterback, so I just want it to be as healthy as possible for the game on Sunday", he said.

Sports 16% of National Football League fans say they won't watch the Super Bowl
Author: 0 16% of National Football League fans say they won't watch the Super Bowl

Seton Hall surveyed 706 Americans across the country, via landlines and cellphones, from January 29 to January 31. By contrast, there has been nearly no change among African-Americans (59 percent of whom say they closely follow pro football, versus 58 percent in 2014); Latinos (53 percent are close followers now, versus 51 percent four years ago); or women (47 percent now, same as in 2014).

Sports We will help Mahrez 'come back with a smile' says Claude Puel
Author: 0 We will help Mahrez 'come back with a smile' says Claude Puel

It was gathered that Mahrez has been left "depressed" by Leicester's decision not to accept City's final offer for him, with the Foxes valuing the Algeria worldwide closer to £95m. All I can say about the situation is that this is the best decision for Leicester, in the best interests of Leicester. It is important now to move on and to keep our focus on the pitch.

Sports Detroit's Andre Drummond Replaces John Wall in the 2018 All-Star Game
Author: 0 Detroit's Andre Drummond Replaces John Wall in the 2018 All-Star Game

Scott was interviewing him about his thoughts on being named an All-Star for the second time in his career. His first berth came in 2016 in the event held in Toronto. Though Drummond was right to be upset at the snub , he kind of sounded a bit immature by immediately hopping on Twitter to complain. "It is what it is", Drummond said.

Sports Smith To Washington Trade: What It Means For The Broncos
Author: 0 Smith To Washington Trade: What It Means For The Broncos

NFL trades can not be made official until the start of the new league year on March 14. In 2017, Smith threw 26 touchdown passes and five interceptions. In Washington , the Redskins have done a running back by committee, and tight end Jordan Reed has only started 24 games in the last four years, largely due to concussions.

Sports Magic Johnson calls for firings at Michigan State, offers support to victims
Author: 0 Magic Johnson calls for firings at Michigan State, offers support to victims

When Nassar alerted Strampel via email in August 2016 that an Indianapolis Star reporter wanted to speak with him about sexual assault allegations, Strampel responded by saying: "I'm on your side". The MSU Board of Trustees called for the investigation by the Michigan Office of the Attorney General on January 19. Any suggestion that it engaged in a coverup is "simply false", a school statement asserted last week.

Sports Cleveland Indians will remove 'Chief Wahoo' logo from uniforms in 2019
Author: 0 Cleveland Indians will remove 'Chief Wahoo' logo from uniforms in 2019

Manfred said Major League Baseball was "committed to building a culture of diversity and inclusion", which led to dialogue between the commissioner's office and the Indians . In truth, he's been dying for a long time as the Indians have walked a fine line between angering its mascot-embracing fans and slowly transitioning away from its use.

Sports Ronda Rousey Says She Won't Be At Royal Rumble
Author: 0 Ronda Rousey Says She Won't Be At Royal Rumble

UFC president Dana White has said he believes Rousey's MMA career is over and Levesque has only furthered that belief. Huge fan, that's where the "Rowdy" Ronda came from. Brock Lesnar, the current WWE Universal Champion, is one of the few must see stars in WWE. Who has lasted the longest in a Rumble match? WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross, who called the Mae Young Classic, told TMZ in August that Rousey's transition to professional wrestling is "inevitable".

Sports Nhl All-Star Game To Be Played In San Jose Next Year
Author: 0 Nhl All-Star Game To Be Played In San Jose Next Year

Quite a weekend for the Flow. While he always felt the region had the potential to thrive as a hockey market, Feaster said the growth of the sport locally in the years since the community-minded Vinik took control of the team in 2010 has far exceeded his expectations.

Sports Liverpool have been knocked out of the FA Cup by West Brom
Author: 0 Liverpool have been knocked out of the FA Cup by West Brom

Salah pulled a goal back in the 78th minute with a well-hit shot into the bottom corner. Jonny Evans was perhaps a surprise starter given the speculation concerning Arsenal, and the uncertainty over his future seemed to impact his decision-making on the pitch early on.

Sports John Elway, Vance Joseph provide input on Baker Mayfield, Josh Allen
Author: 0 John Elway, Vance Joseph provide input on Baker Mayfield, Josh Allen

He's a fiery competitor", Wyoming's Allen said. John Elway , the Broncos Hall of Famer and general manager; Gary Kubiak, his backup-turned-right-hand man; Dan Marino, the Miami Dolphins Hall of Famer and current adviser; and John Lynch, a Broncos Ring of Famer and current San Francisco 49ers GM, all stood within arm's reach of one another to view Day 2 of practice for the Senior Bowl.

Sports WRAPUP 1-HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-Australian Open day 12
Author: 0 WRAPUP 1-HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-Australian Open day 12

It pitched Federer into his seventh Australian final as he chases his sixth Melbourne title and a record 20th Grand Slam victory. Federer , who spent just over an hour on court, will play No. "I'm playing much, much more aggressive", Cilic said. He upset No. 4-seed Alexander Zverev and six-time champion Novak Djokovic en route to becoming the first Korean tennis player, male or female, to reach the semifinals of a major.

Sports Australian Open 2018, women's final
Author: 0 Australian Open 2018, women's final

This championship match was the first in the Open era where the No. 1 and No. 2 players in the world met for a Grand Slam title with neither having already won a major. Wozniacki has become the first Danish Slam victor in history and has overtaken Halep to become the new World No.1 in the Women's Tennis Association rankings.

Author: 0 IPL auction 2018: dates, teams and the top cricket players on offer

Rising Pune Supergiant bought the troubled England all-rounder previous year for a record $2.16 million. Having retained three capped India players each, Super Kings and Mumbai Indians , for instance, can not use the RTM to reacquire Ashwin and Harbhajan Singh respectively.

Sports Apparently Johnny Manziel is interested in new XFL, but there's a catch
Author: 0 Apparently Johnny Manziel is interested in new XFL, but there's a catch

Given all the changes, McMahon considered launching the league under a different name, but ultimately decided that the XFL's brand equity was still strong and enough time had passed since its '01 season. Coliseum in 2001. McMahon stopped short of naming potential markets for XFL teams, saying it was too early to name potential markets. XFL salaries have yet to be decided, though players will be paid more to win.

Sports Halep, Kerber seal last 8 spots
Author: 0 Halep, Kerber seal last 8 spots

The sixth seed burnt the midnight oil in her all-Czech fourth round grudge match against Barbara Strycova, finally clinching a 6-7, 6-3, 6-2 victory at 1.35 a.m. The way Kerber destroyed Madison Keys left no doubt that Halep will have her hands full. "Yeah, just trying to like being aggressive". "I'm evolving guys", she said, smiling.

Sports Tennessee Titans hire Mike Vrabel as new head coach
Author: 0 Tennessee Titans hire Mike Vrabel as new head coach

Mike Vrabel had a prolific and successful football career on the field, earning three Super Bowl rings as a linebacker and occasional end zone target for the Patriots . The Vikings beat the Saints to advance to Sunday's NFC Championship Game at Philadelphia. SUNRISE, Fla. - New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson faces a slew of charges in Florida, including threatening a police officer's family and saying he would rape the officer's wife.

Sports Battling Bournemouth hold West Ham to 1-1 draw
Author: 0 Battling Bournemouth hold West Ham to 1-1 draw

West Ham have lost just once in their last six and are unbeaten in five in the Premier League , leaving them 11th in the table. West Ham certainly set about their task with a sense of urgency, pinning the visitors back under sustained early pressure.

Author: 0 Roger Federer vs Richard Gasquet

Former British tennis player Greg Rusedski was impressed by the great Roger Federer's movement during his Australian Open third-round clash. As reported by the Daily Telegraph , Federer was very complimentary of his opponent after the match.

Sports Walcott asked Rooney about Everton move
Author: 0 Walcott asked Rooney about Everton move

Theo Walcott reveals that he had to quit Arsenal for Everton due to a lack of chances this season, but insists that he holds no grudges against Arsene Wenger . - Theo Walcott (@theowalcott) January 17, 2018 2/2 I would also like to thank all my team mates I have had the pleasure of playing alongside, but most importantly the fans for their incredible support .

Sports UFC president Dana White sounds off on McGregor, Mayweather, Rousey
Author: 0 UFC president Dana White sounds off on McGregor, Mayweather, Rousey

Nurmagomedov and Ferguson will fight at UFC 223 in Brooklyn on 7 April. White continued upon a similar theme here, saying: "Conor's saying, 'Maybe I'll come back in August, maybe I'll come back in September". The UFC president, however, did comment on Notorious' inactivity in the Lightweight division, as he said, according to The Score: "I said after the (Floyd) Mayweather fight whether this kid fights again after this type of a payday".

Sports Virat Kohli sweeps ICC awards
Author: 0 Virat Kohli sweeps ICC awards

Meanwhile, Aussie skipper Steven Smith has been crowned ICC Test player of the year for posting more centuries and runs than any other player. The 28-year-old was joined in the ODI team by Australia's David Warner; India's Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli , and Jasprit Bumrah; Pakistan's Babar Azam and Hasan Ali; South Africa's AB de Villiers and Quinton de Kock; England's Ben Stokes; and Afghanistan's Rashid Khan .

Sports Messi misses penalty, Espanyol win first leg
Author: 0 Messi misses penalty, Espanyol win first leg

Speaking to fcbarcelona.com, Valverde said that the saved penalty " may have been the turning point ". "We know already playing Espanyol at Cornella is hard". Having scored eight goals last season under former boss Luis Enrique, it was expected that he would be given a chance by new boss Ernesto Valverde but just one appearances since returning from injury has seen him linked with a move.

Sports Jaguars' Jalen Ramsey guarantees followers in Jacksonville a Tremendous Bowl victory
Author: 0 Jaguars' Jalen Ramsey guarantees followers in Jacksonville a Tremendous Bowl victory

Thirteen NFL franchises have never won the Super Bowl and three of them are playing in the league's semifinals this weekend. They can be had, no matter what their 14-3 record indicates. Putting off Brady's scheduled pressers hasn't been an uncommon occurrence this season due to the treatments he's received. Unless you can get open quickly, it's been a lot of sacks and the sacks turn into long yardage and long yardage turns into punts.

Sports Senators spar over Trump's words while trying to save DACA negotiations
Author: 0 Senators spar over Trump's words while trying to save DACA negotiations

A person familiar with last week's bipartisan meeting where Trump reportedly made the initial remarks said Illinois Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), one of the stakeholders who publicly disclosed Trump's remarks last week, told reporters on Capitol Hill Tuesday: "I stand by every word I said about what was said and what happened at that meeting".

Sports Denying Claims Of Being 'Greedy', Novak Djokovic Responds To Boycott Claims
Author: 0 Denying Claims Of Being 'Greedy', Novak Djokovic Responds To Boycott Claims

Former world number 2 Agnieszka Radwanska also made it through after losing the first set to Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko. "But not much of what you have [written] is true". He is in good early form and is one of the few players who could realistically challenge Federer and Nadal in the draw. "It feels great to be back here, to be back on the tennis court, there I no better place for me to start playing after six months away that here in Australia".

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