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Germany upsets Canada in Olympic hockey semifinals Germany upsets Canada in Olympic hockey semifinals
- February 25, 2018

This forced the teams into a sudden death shootout and in the end it was Team America who came up trumps to help them secure Olympic gold for the first time in 20 years. You saw the celebration by Germany, they're surprised", said analyst P.J. Stock. In the next end, Canada blew its chance to score two points with its final rock, when Koe threw the stone a bit too hard and it skittered out of the house. (more...)
Kane strikes late as Spurs win at Palace Kane strikes late as Spurs win at Palace
- February 25, 2018

The Argentinean coach is expected to make some changes from the Rochdale game with the likes of Hugo Lloris , Harry Kane , Eric Dier , Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen set for recalls. The Ivory Coast worldwide was involved at the other end shortly after, doing brilliantly to deny Alexander Sorloth . Eriksen dinked a attractive cross that dropped right to the feet of Kane around two-yards out, but he directed his shot just wide. (more...)
Bruins Land Star Forward Rick Nash In Blockbuster Trade With Rangers Bruins Land Star Forward Rick Nash In Blockbuster Trade With Rangers
- February 25, 2018

The deal also includes a Bruins' first and 2019 seventh-round pick. Nash's eight-year, $7.8 million USA contract is slated to expire in the off-season, according to CapFriendly. This season, he has 18 goals in 60 games. This year, the undersized centre has 25 points in 39 games. A 2018 first-round draft pick, defense prospect Ryan Lindgren and forwards Ryan Spooner and Matt Beleskey are included in the package headed to NY. (more...)
Antonio Conte regrets selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United Antonio Conte regrets selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United
- February 25, 2018

Midfielder Matic played a key role in the Blues' Premier League title success last season before being allowed to move to rivals United for £40 million in the summer. Conte restored Alvaro Morata to his Chelsea team. "For me, it's OK", said Conte. "We played well. We were compact throughout the game, we tried not to give them a lot of chances and we did well in that". (more...)
Marit Bjoergen of Norway wins women's 30-km mass start gold Marit Bjoergen of Norway wins women's 30-km mass start gold
- February 25, 2018

Krista Parmakoski of Finland was placed second after falling short of 1 minute and 49.5 seconds. By the end of the third lap, Bjørgen had practically wrapped-up gold, and the race for the minor medals became the most interesting subplot. (more...)
5 memorable moments in League Cup finals 5 memorable moments in League Cup finals
- February 25, 2018

And the likelihood that at least one of them will make a mistake is high given their high-profile howlers, with Ospina's shocker against Olympiakos and Bravo's red card against Barcelona in the Champions League last season coming to mind. (more...)
OAR win gold in thrilling overtime final OAR win gold in thrilling overtime final
- February 25, 2018

The country's flag will not be present at the Closing Ceremony but the ROC will have its suspension lifted as soon as it is confirmed that no additional positive cases are incurred by OAR at Pyeongchang 2018. With NHL players absent for the first Olympics since 1994, it was a German league all-star squad against the best of Russia's two top clubs. "You play for your country, it is more important", added Russian captain Pavel Datsyuk, who won his first gold medal at his third Olympics. (more...)
What Yahoo's Report Means For Kentucky Basketball What Yahoo's Report Means For Kentucky Basketball
- February 25, 2018

Nine current players from eight schools were named in the report, as having received payment from Christian Dawkins, an associate of former National Basketball Association agent Andy Miller. It's worth noting that Harris signed with Aaron Mintz of Creative Artists when he left MSU back in 2014 and has since remained with Mintz. There's a later reference to Adebayo that says he received $36,500. (more...)
Sean Miller will not coach Arizona at Oregon; Deandre Ayton will play Sean Miller will not coach Arizona at Oregon; Deandre Ayton will play
- February 25, 2018

He is averaging 19.6 points and 10.9 rebounds per game and is being discussed as a potential first overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft . Richardson, who has worked alongside Miller for the last 10 seasons at both Xavier and Arizona, was among the four assistant coaches arrested on September 27 following a two-year FBI investigation into bribery and corruption in NCAA basketball. (more...)
Liverpool 4-1 West Ham: Reds hand out another hammering to Moyes Liverpool 4-1 West Ham: Reds hand out another hammering to Moyes
- 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. Liverpool scored another three points in the Premier League against West Ham . A move to China is a risk with no guarantee that the Portuguese hierarchy will travel to the league to watch a player who, while experienced, is not irreplacable. (more...)
Shay's Slant: Four thoughts after KU cliches 14th-straight Big 12 title Shay's Slant: Four thoughts after KU cliches 14th-straight Big 12 title
- February 25, 2018

But just like the rest of the season in the rugged Big 12 , it wasn't easy. Kansas was far from flawless during conference play. On Saturday, the Jayhawks flipped the script, never falling behind to a Texas Tech team that entered the day boasting a 17-game home winning streak. (more...)
Russian Olympic curler pulls out of CAS doping hearing Russian Olympic curler pulls out of CAS doping hearing
- February 25, 2018

Alexander won his Olympic medal with his wife Anastasia Bryzgalova in the mixed doubles event. Krushelnitckii took home Russia's first medal in the sport, a bronze mixed-doubles with his wife, at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. Russian delegation spokesman Konstantin Vybornov told Reuters that Krushelnitsky had surrendered his Games accreditation and left the Olympic village while awaiting the result of a second sample later on Monday. (more...)
Lamoureux Twins' Olympic Heroics Provide Hometown Hockey Inspiration Lamoureux Twins' Olympic Heroics Provide Hometown Hockey Inspiration
- February 25, 2018

A lot was at stake. The first was a 5-1 win at the 1996 world championships. An American boycott would have been a huge embarrassment. But Germany? A team whose players and coaches concede playing a game that suffers as a distant second or third fiddle to the country's sporting passion, football, they snuck up on everybody. (more...)
FA charges Guardiola for wearing yellow ribbon during matches FA charges Guardiola for wearing yellow ribbon during matches
- February 25, 2018

The English FA says the ribbon is a "political message" which requires him to be charged with being in breach of kit and advertising regulations. Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sanchez are the imprisoned Catalan politicians. If the rules permit, he is a free citizen to do it, but I am not sure if the rules allow political messages in the field. After missing out on a trophy last season with Manchester City , Guardiola looks poised to pick some this time around. (more...)
Guardiola tells Man City players how to beat Carabao Cup final jitters Guardiola tells Man City players how to beat Carabao Cup final jitters
- February 25, 2018

They say football is a results business and these managers are no strangers to winning trophies. Meanwhile, Arsenal will be hoping to put right the wrongs of their 2011 League Cup final defeat to Birmingham. The Chilean has played every match in the Carabao Cup this season. They've won four of their previous five, failing only in 1974. Sunday's Carabao Cup final at Wembley is nearly upon us. (more...)
Rohit to lead fresh faces in Sri Lanka Rohit to lead fresh faces in Sri Lanka
- February 25, 2018

Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar , and MS Dhoni were rested as well, while youngsters such as Rishabh Pant, Deepak Hooda, and Washington Sundar have been included. All-India Senior Selection Committee chairman, MSK Prasad saud about the selection, that, "MS Dhoni was not available for selection as he had requested for rest". (more...)
Russian ice hockey gold medallists sing national anthem Russian ice hockey gold medallists sing national anthem
- February 25, 2018

A power-play goal by Kirill Kaprizov in overtime has lifted the Russians to the gold medal in men's hockey with a 4-3 win over Germany at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The victory on the ice came hours after the International Olympic Committee voted not to reinstate Team Russia for Sunday night's closing ceremony. (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte admits Matic regrets over Man Utd move Chelsea boss Conte admits Matic regrets over Man Utd move
- February 25, 2018

As we're about to have a full week's rest ahead of the Manchester City game, it does seem highly likely that the boss will field our strongest possible available line up, especially as dropping points would most probably lead to Chelsea dropping out of the top four, unless Sp*rs pull off a Sp*rs while playing away to Crystal Palace shortly before us. (more...)
Team USA Won Its First Olympic Curling Gold Ever Team USA Won Its First Olympic Curling Gold Ever
- February 25, 2018

Shuster had executed a flawless shot: a blend of cool-handed finesse and foolproof strategy. Then he shook hands to concede the match. Against the Swedes, the US broke a tie with a massive double-knockout in the eighth end, scoring five points to take a 10-5 lead. (more...)
Zinedine Zidane: 'Gareth Bale always important for Real Madrid' Zinedine Zidane: 'Gareth Bale always important for Real Madrid'
- February 25, 2018

The former Real Betis man joined the Bernabeu outfit a year ago but has struggled for game-time this season. At the Reds, the central midfielder could replace Emre Can, whose contract is running out in June, with reports suggesting the Germany worldwide is close to joining Juventus on a free deal. (more...)
US 'Rejects' shock Sweden to win men's curling gold US 'Rejects' shock Sweden to win men's curling gold
- February 25, 2018

Team USA eventually won its first Olympic gold medal, 10-7, stunning the Olympics as the surprise victor. With the game knotted 5-5 in the eighth end, Shuster had the hammer - the last shot of the end that often proves decisive. The skipper threaded the needle past guard stones and executed a ideal double-takeout, clearing Sweden's stones from the house and leaving five scoring stones for the Americans, jumping the team to a 10-5 lead with just two ends left in the match. (more...)
Manchester United and Chelsea team news ahead of Sunday's clash Manchester United and Chelsea team news ahead of Sunday's clash
- February 25, 2018

Mourinho has lost three of the four games he's played against Chelsea since he became United's manager and in the first defeat, a 4-0 hammering in the league in October 2016, he reacted angrily to overzealous celebrations from Conte on the sidelines. (more...)
UFC Orlando Results: Ilir Latifi Chokes Ovince Saint Preux Unconscious UFC Orlando Results: Ilir Latifi Chokes Ovince Saint Preux Unconscious
- February 25, 2018

It wasn't there, and they went back to the center of the cage. Latifi looked to take his time. He just missed a high kick a few moments later. Set up by that left hook that dropped Saint Preux, Latifi scored with another left. However, this was followed by a freakish, yet incredible finish from Latifi when he sunk in a standing guillotine, choking the Tennessean unconscious. (more...)
Why did the Jaguars choose to extend Blake Bortles through 2020? Why did the Jaguars choose to extend Blake Bortles through 2020?
- February 25, 2018

The Jacksonville Jaguars and Blake Bortles are finalizing a contract extension, according to Ian Rapoport . The deal includes $26.5M guaranteed. Bortles had a rough start to the 2017 season - he had a five-interception practice in training camp and coach Doug Marrone opened up the quarterback competition during the preseason - but he rebounded and put together the best year of his career. (more...)
UFC Fight Night In Orlando Tonight Features Thrilling Fight Card UFC Fight Night In Orlando Tonight Features Thrilling Fight Card
- February 25, 2018

Emmett is coming off a violent knockout finish of former title challenger Ricardo Lamas in his last Octagon appearance. An illegal knee to the illegal back of the head. While the replays of that knee strike will undoubtedly continue in the days to come, Stephens earned a huge victory that has to put him into title contention in the featherweight division. (more...)