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Russian bobsledder Sergeeva admits to doping at Olympics Russian bobsledder Sergeeva admits to doping at Olympics
- Февраля 25, 2018

Russian bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeyeva has been banned from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after failing a doping test, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on February 24. The IOC executive was meeting on Saturday to consider a report on the Russians' conduct at the Games, before making a decision on whether to lift the suspension of their Olympic status and allow them to fly their flag at the closing ceremony. (more...)
Woods 4 back with everyone around him Woods 4 back with everyone around him
- Февраля 25, 2018

Tiger Woods failed to capitalise on a stellar ball-striking display, to be seven shots off the lead during the third round of the Honda Classic in Florida. Early starter List made five birdies in a four-under 66 to surge up the leaderboard with the low round of the day after he had opened with a one-over 71 on Thursday. (more...)
US Tennis Association deemed mostly liable for player's fall US Tennis Association deemed mostly liable for player's fall
- Февраля 25, 2018

Lawyers for the USTA countered that Bouchard should have known not to enter the area without being accompanied by a trainer or other tournament personnel and that the cleaning crew believed all the players had left for the night. "Just relief and happiness right now", added the former world number five and Wimbledon finalist. "I feel vindicated that I got the verdict yesterday", Bouchard said. (more...)
Conte confirms recent signing could make surprise start vs. Man United Conte confirms recent signing could make surprise start vs. Man United
- Февраля 25, 2018

United, meanwhile, were held to a goalless draw against Sevilla in Spain on Wednesday. Midfield: All eyes will be on Mourinho to see if he recalls Paul Pogba after dropping the midfielder for the last two games amid reports of a bust-up in training. (more...)
Ice Hockey: Russia v Germany for gold, who would have thought? Ice Hockey: Russia v Germany for gold, who would have thought?
- Февраля 25, 2018

They're obviously not at the Olympics, but the texts and calls are flowing, Draisaitl FaceTimed with guys after the Canada game and all the players' names who helped Germany qualify are on the walls of the team's locker room at Gangneung Hockey Centre. (more...)
Lonzo Ball On College Basketball Investigation: Lonzo Ball On College Basketball Investigation: "Everybody's Getting Paid"
- Февраля 25, 2018

Ball also played for the first time since January 13, adding nine points in 17 minutes off the bench. The question has been when Ball will make his return and while most have anticipated it would come shortly after the All-Star break, we hadn't gotten any official confirmation. (more...)
Little support for James as Cavs fall Little support for James as Cavs fall
- Февраля 25, 2018

While we have so many options, the reality is there are a finite amount of minutes to be distributed to each of these players-especially as we start to finalize our playoff rotation. If the All-Star break slowed the Cavs, it seems to have energised the reigning champions Golden State Warriors, who held off the determined Los Angeles Clippers 134-127 in Oakland. (more...)
Jonathan Martin taken into custody after threatening Instagram post Jonathan Martin taken into custody after threatening Instagram post
- Февраля 25, 2018

A former Harvard-Westlake student made an indirect threat on Instagram, seeking revenge as a bully victim, police told multiple media outlets in Los Angeles . The "Bullygate" scandal rocked the Dolphins in 2014 as Martin claimed that he was mistreated by players and coaches. Martin played in three National Football League seasons, spending 2012 and 2013 with the Dolphins and 2014 with the San Francisco 49ers . (more...)
Salah Sets Premier League Scoring Record as Liverpool Hit 100 Salah Sets Premier League Scoring Record as Liverpool Hit 100
- Февраля 25, 2018

The Londoners showed some resolve and substitute Michail Antonio cut the deficit soon after coming off the bench, only for Sadio Mane to have the final say. Liverpool (103) are the second Premier League team to score 100+ goals in all competitions this season after Manchester City (111). The pair are arguably West Ham United's most creative players. (more...)
Nagasu 10th in ladies single event at 2018 Olympic Winter Games Nagasu 10th in ladies single event at 2018 Olympic Winter Games
- Февраля 24, 2018

Karen Chen of the US fell, then said, "I am extremely disappointed". "When you're in other cultures it is about doing the best thing about your nation and not really about me, me, me". weird only begins to describe it. "I was listening to Queen, 'Bohemian Rhapsody, ' " says Tennell, 20, who revealed during the team event that her nine-hour playlist is all 80s. (more...)
Browns Net Zero Compensatory Picks For 2018 Draft Browns Net Zero Compensatory Picks For 2018 Draft
- Февраля 24, 2018

Compensatory picks are determined by a formula that takes into account free agents gained and lost the previous offseason, those players' contracts and their playing time. To that end, the Cowboys were given a fourth-round pick (137th overall), two fifth-round picks (171 and 173) and a sixth-round pick (208). The only rounds the Vikings don't have scheduled picks are in rounds four and seven due to the Sam Bradford and Tramaine Brock trades. (more...)
Celtic Manager Brendan Rodgers Explains Why They Lost To Zenit St Petersburg Celtic Manager Brendan Rodgers Explains Why They Lost To Zenit St Petersburg
- Февраля 24, 2018

The one-goal lead from the first leg was reversed before half an hour had been played in Russian Federation as defender Branislav Ivanovic put Zenit in front with a header and Daler Kuzyayev netted in the 27th minute to turn the tie in the hosts' favour. (more...)
Chiefs Agree To Trade Marcus Peters To Rams For Draft Picks Chiefs Agree To Trade Marcus Peters To Rams For Draft Picks
- Февраля 24, 2018

Peters was a Pro Bowler in 2015 and 2016 and was named First Team All-NFL in 2016. In January, the Chiefs traded Pro Bowl quarterback Alex Smith to Washington in exchange for draft picks and young, talented cornerback Kendall Fuller . Now, Peters goes to an LA team where he will play under defensive coordinator Wade Phillips . By Peters shipping to the Rams, that further signals Trumaine Johnson's expected departure from the Rams in free agency. (more...)
Ex-member of Sikh extremist group invited to Trudeau event Ex-member of Sikh extremist group invited to Trudeau event
- Февраля 23, 2018

Officials in the Prime Minister's Official wouldn't comment on the vetting process that allowed these two invitations to slip through. "Here is a picture from my 2015 Canada visit, when I'd met PM Trudeau and Ella-Grace", PM Modi said in another tweet . (more...)
Yankees acquire Drury in three-team deal with Diamondbacks, Rays Yankees acquire Drury in three-team deal with Diamondbacks, Rays
- Февраля 23, 2018

The D-backs clearly hope Souza, who turns 29 in April, can help replace the loss of Martinez, who hit a career-high 45 home runs in 2017. Drury played mostly second base for Arizona, but came up through the minors at third. Drury has also gotten time at both corner outfield spots, which will allow NY to give either Giancarlo Stanton or Aaron Judge a day off (or a day at DH) when needed. (more...)
Kearney starts mind games with Biggar ahead of Wales test Kearney starts mind games with Biggar ahead of Wales test
- Февраля 23, 2018

Now Gatland wants Wales to hound Ireland's half-back combination which the Kiwi coach described as 'probably one of the best in world rugby.' 'We've got to attack them, ' he said of Sexton and Murray whom he coached on last summer's Lions tour. (more...)
Bayern crush Besiktas 5-0 in CL Bayern crush Besiktas 5-0 in CL
- Февраля 23, 2018

Before the 2016/17 season, no team in European Cup history had ever recovered three-goal or more first-leg arrears without the benefit of an away goal. Ricardo Quaresma and Ryan Babel will, thus, be the key men for the visitors, countering with pace, with Anderson Talisca setting them free with passes through the middle. (more...)
Great Left Foot - Celtic Star Wins Praise From Zenit Defender Great Left Foot - Celtic Star Wins Praise From Zenit Defender
- Февраля 23, 2018

Speaking at Celtic's hotel in St Petersburg yesterday, Rodgers said: "It would be a huge achievement for us". The skipper was rekindling memories of his debut season in Glasgow, when the Hoops played Spartak Moscow over two legs, which ended up in a penalty shootout victory. (more...)
Scuderia Ferrari Launch their SF71H in Maranello Presentation
- Февраля 23, 2018

World champion Lewis Hamilton is scheduled to drive the W09 in the afternoon, after the auto is officially unveiled. "The new auto - the SF71H - represents an evolution of last year's vehicle, which was already a good project". "Some minor things change every year, but the chassis is mostly a development - and now is obviously the time where you see the vehicle, it's all ready, so you want to get in, go out on the track and have a go", said 2017 championship runner-up Sebastian Vettel . (more...)
Watch curling men's semifinal U.S. vs Watch curling men's semifinal U.S. vs
- Февраля 23, 2018

Luckily for John Shuster's team, they didn't have to worry about that, because they took care of business when it mattered most, defeating Great Britain 10-4 in eight ends. "We stuck with it and kept control of the game and made a ton of shots". The American men's team, skipped by Superior's John Shuster and including McFarland's Matt Hamilton , won its second straight game Tuesday by beating Switzerland 8-4 in nine ends. (more...)
Jarvis Landry franchise tagged by Miami Dolphins Jarvis Landry franchise tagged by Miami Dolphins
- Февраля 22, 2018

The Miami Dolphins have made a decision to use their non-exclusive franchise tag on wide receiver Jarvis Landry . Personally, I am on record as believing a slot receiver at over $16 million is ridiculous, though I do understand not letting a quality young player walk out the door for only a future comp pick. (more...)
Elizabeth Swaney: 5 Things About US Skier Competing On Hungary's Olympic Team Elizabeth Swaney: 5 Things About US Skier Competing On Hungary's Olympic Team
- Февраля 22, 2018

She had previously competed for Venezuela before switching allegiance to compete at the Pyeongchang games. "I worked really hard to come here and there are only 24 women in the world that could be in this final". Her runs drew attention around the world for their very lack of attention-catching moments. There are 24 spots available in women's ski halfpipe for the Pyeongchang Olympics, but the maximum number of athletes each country can send to the Olympics for the event is four, ... (more...)
Bubba Watson ends drought with third Genesis Open title Bubba Watson ends drought with third Genesis Open title
- Февраля 22, 2018

But Watson went bogey-free on the back nine and his chip-in for birdie at the par-3 14th hole gave him a two-shot lead that he never relinquished. He finished with a flourish, too, with birdies on his final two holes. Playing alongside John Daly, Stricker birdied three of the last four on the front nine and birdied the last two for a back-nine 31. Making matters worse, he wasn't giving himself many comfortable looks. (more...)
Roger Federer wins Rotterdam Open two days after becoming world No 1 Roger Federer wins Rotterdam Open two days after becoming world No 1
- Февраля 22, 2018

The Swiss legend, 36, overtook Andre Agassi as the oldest man to be no 1, who was 33 years old when he last held the accolade. And if the majority, or one person, would have told me, 'Look, I think your days are done, ' then I think also it would be a different situation today, " he said. (more...)
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir: The endless 'will they, won't they' Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir: The endless 'will they, won't they'
- Февраля 22, 2018

American brother-and-sister act Maia and Alex Shibutani were third, more than 13 points behind on 192.59 after managing 114.86 in the free dance. In what is nearly certainly their final appearance on the world stage, the Vancouver 2010 champions looked destined for silver after French rivals Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron appeared to have stolen the show in Pyeongchang, breaking their own free dance and combined score mark. (more...)

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