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Michael Phelps and family share adorable photos after birth of baby boy Michael Phelps and family share adorable photos after birth of baby boy
- February 14, 2018

Maybe I cried when I got the notification on a train, maybe I didn't. That's beside the point. The swimming champion said his depression and harmful thoughts improved when he began to talk about his feelings in a treatment center. All I wanna do is hold him! "I can't wait til I get to teach him so many cool things about the world!" The parents posted a photo to their son's personal Instagram account - which is adorably written from Boomer's point of view - to commemorate the occasion. (more...)
Genesis Open: Lefty looks right for Riviera Genesis Open: Lefty looks right for Riviera
- February 14, 2018

A tie for 23rd at the Farmers Insurance Open three weeks ago was a promising start, despite Woods's struggles off the tee at Torrey Pines. He had finished in the top 3 in this first two events of the year, but was playing in the USA for the first time in 2018. (more...)
Porto boss Conceicao congratulates Carvalhal but still wary of Liverpool threat Porto boss Conceicao congratulates Carvalhal but still wary of Liverpool threat
- February 14, 2018

They have also scored at least twice in 11 of the last 12 games in all competitions. In the group stage, Porto finished behind Besiktas, but ahead of the likes of RB Leipzig and Monaco. Apart from the strikers, the midfield duo of Hector Herrera and Oliver Torres will hold key for the hosts, with both players responsible for breaking up the Liverpool attacks in midfield before initiating their own side's counter-attack. (more...)
Germany Takes Lead in Men's Alpine Combined Skiing Germany Takes Lead in Men's Alpine Combined Skiing
- February 14, 2018

It's the third time in four days an Alpine skiing race was shelved because gusts made it too unsafe for competition. Shiffrin is the defending champion in the slalom and will be trying to become the first man or woman to win that Olympic gold twice in a row; she also has claimed three consecutive world titles. (more...)
Father who tried to attack Larry Nassar won't face charges Father who tried to attack Larry Nassar won't face charges
- February 14, 2018

Engler's email to MSU faculty and students blasted what he called "a sensationalized package of reporting" in ESPN's report, and showed support for coaches Mark Dantonio and Tom Izzo. Margraves attempted to attack Larry Nassar after his daughters gave victim-impact statements during Nassar's sentencing hearing in Eaton County, Mich., on February 2, 2018. (more...)
Steve Kerr allows Warriors players to coach themselves in win over Suns Steve Kerr allows Warriors players to coach themselves in win over Suns
- February 14, 2018

It apparently worked-the Warriors flattened the Suns 129-83 for their third straight win on the heels of a 1-3 stretch. "I told Jay that people may make a big deal of it and it had nothing to do with being disrespectful", Kerr said in quotes reported by the Republic . (more...)
LeBron James to Use LeBron James to Use "NBA 2K" to Try Out New Cavs Roster
- February 14, 2018

Now, don't be surprised if we see round four of Warriors-Cavaliers come June. "Not only Boston, but Toronto and Philadelphia and a lot of other teams in the Eastern Conference and the rest of league". "We've got to keep working", Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue said. Cleveland's 98.3 defensive rating was their best in over a month . Paul George led the Thunder with 25 points. (more...)
Sky and BT retain Premier League rights in £4.46bn deal Sky and BT retain Premier League rights in £4.46bn deal
- February 14, 2018

The new TV deal sees Sky and BT swap their slots on Saturday, with Sky also landing the new batch of Saturday night games. BT Sport , meanwhile, will have 32 games, all kicking off at 12.30pm on a Saturday. It follows successive 70 per cent rises in the value of the rights at the two previous auctions. Furthermore, Sky has bought the eight games in the new 7.45pm slot on Saturday evenings, as well as getting 24 games it can show either on Friday or Monday evenings and 32 games at ... (more...)
Pro golfer Bill Haas involved in deadly California crash Pro golfer Bill Haas involved in deadly California crash
- February 14, 2018

According to Golf Channel , the driver of the Ferrari, 71, was a friend of Haas. His vehicle just basically got clipped by the Ferrari. Two others were taken to a nearby hospital. The Los Angeles Fire Department announced a 35-year-old male (Haas) and a 50-year-old female were injured and taken to a local hospital. Before the collision, Fischer said, the Ferrari struck a Toyota SUV driven by actor Luke Wilson. (more...)
Suffield native Emily Sweeney's luge crash stuns Olympic crowds Suffield native Emily Sweeney's luge crash stuns Olympic crowds
- February 14, 2018

She walked away gingerly to relieved applause. The diagnosis was that Sweeney had only some bumps and bruises. USA luger Emily Sweeney suffered a frightening crash Tuesday at the women's singles competition during the Winter Olympics . (more...)
Kane leads Spurs' recovery in 2-2 draw at Juventus Kane leads Spurs' recovery in 2-2 draw at Juventus
- February 14, 2018

Juve had not conceded a goal in 2018 before this match yet Pochettino will be wary his players can not afford to start the second leg like they did in Italy. We are facing Tottenham in the Champions League, a really physical and technical team. Matters swiftly went from bad to worse for Spurs as Ben Davies tripped Bernardeschi inside the area and referee Felix Brych pointed instantly to the spot. (more...)
Real Madrid and PSG preapre for decisive Champions League tie
- February 14, 2018

Failure to win their Champions League group was followed by a highly challenging round-of-16 draw against Paris Saint-Germain, whom they face in the first leg at the Bernabeu this evening. "I don't know why there's a section of our supporters that jeer Benzema", Zidane said. The Brazilian superstar has seamlessly adapted to life at PSG following his summer move from Barcelona. (more...)
Curling Mixed Doubles: Canada Easily Beats Switzerland for Gold Curling Mixed Doubles: Canada Easily Beats Switzerland for Gold
- February 14, 2018

In the third Canada took control. Jokes aside, Lawes and Morris were on the offensive throughout the gold-medal final, securing a game-changing four-spot in the third end. Team Canada could actually have got more , but Lawes was heavy with her final stone and went right through the house. The Jones rink won the Scotties Tournament of Hearts without Lawes in the lineup earlier this month. (more...)
Chelsea defender Gary Cahill 'devastated' by Ryan Mason's retirement Chelsea defender Gary Cahill 'devastated' by Ryan Mason's retirement
- February 14, 2018

Although his story didn't finish with ultimate happy ending, his determination, attitude and bravery he's shown during his recovery is something to be admired and an inspiration for others! "There are too many names to mention when it comes to talking about Tottenham Hotspur but I would like to say a special thank you to John McDermott (head of coaching and playing development), the gaffer ( Mauricio Pochettino ) and everybody at Spurs for helping me to achieve my dreams". (more...)
Black History Month Tweet,1st Ld-Writethru, US Black History Month Tweet,1st Ld-Writethru, US
- February 12, 2018

In the tweet, posted Sunday night, the police chose to give a shout-out to Auerbach for giving African-Americans opportunities in basketball. The tweet also honored Auerbach for fielding "an all African-American starting five in 1964 and [hiring] the league's 1st African-American head coach (Bill Russell) in 1966", according to screenshots posted on Twitter. (more...)
Harry Redknapp: 'Harry Kane will stay loyal to Tottenham Hotspur' Harry Redknapp: 'Harry Kane will stay loyal to Tottenham Hotspur'
- February 12, 2018

The bet for the Gunners winning this match is 3.90, whereas that for a draw is 3.60. "It's insane it finished 1-0 but we'll take it". "That doesn't work, we have to play much better away from home and make superior results if we want to have a chance to come back". (more...)
Guardiola's aims not-so-subtle dig at Gary Neville Guardiola's aims not-so-subtle dig at Gary Neville
- February 12, 2018

Guardiola had already defended his decision by saying that he could not pick a player from City's elite development squad as they had faced a game on the Friday night. "He is an incredible example for the other guys and the players in the academy". He continued: "I'm really happy personally because the goals are helping the team to win and obviously that's very important". (more...)
French rugby players questioned by police over 'sexual assault' incident French rugby players questioned by police over 'sexual assault' incident
- February 12, 2018

The report of sexual assault came in the early hours of Monday morning after Scotland beat the French team 32-26 in a Six Nations game at Murrayfield on Sunday. French media reported the fight was between players and supporters of Scotland but Scottish police later said the players were questioned as "potential witnesses". (more...)
Smith, Perry set to claim cricket honours Smith, Perry set to claim cricket honours
- February 12, 2018

Australia captain Smith, who first claimed the accolade in 2015, was a comfortable victor, his 246 votes easily outstripping runner-up David Warner (162) and Nathan Lyon (156) in third. Lyon's 62 wickets - the most by any test player in world cricket during the voting period - made him a chance for the test player category. Smith scored a whopping 1305 runs in 11 tests at an average of 81.56 with six centuries. (more...)
Super Bowl LII game-winner exposes a flaw in Patriot Way Super Bowl LII game-winner exposes a flaw in Patriot Way
- February 12, 2018

After a nail-biting, back and forth Super Bowl this past Sunday, the Eagles won their first Super Bowl in franchise history. Hey Google, Nick Foles doesn't own the New England Patriots . Tom Brady played the game of his life as he threw for 505 yards and 3 touchdowns. Doug Pederson is another major reason for the Eagles' success, as the second-year head coach never stopped believing in his team through any of the adversity it faced this season. (more...)
North Korea's over-the-top cheerleaders cause a stir in Pyeongchang North Korea's over-the-top cheerleaders cause a stir in Pyeongchang
- February 12, 2018

Kim Yo Jong was sent south of the Korean demilitarized zone by her brother Kim Jong Un, along with a delegation from their country. Inside, it had seven more pictures of their meetings with Moon and the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang - four of them featuring the South Korean leader, who was described as president. (more...)
South Korean protesters burn flags and photos of Kim Jong South Korean protesters burn flags and photos of Kim Jong
- February 12, 2018

Saturday's meeting, the most significant diplomatic encounter between the two sides in more than a decade, could now be surpassed should Moon accept Kim's invitation to visit Pyongyang later this year. The Prime Minister said Inter-Korean dialogues should continue after the Olympics. The US has given mixed signals about its willingness to talk. Some North Korean experts believe tough United Nations sanctions that are cutting off most of the isolated North's sources of revenue ... (more...)
Tyronn Lue unveils new Cleveland Cavaliers' starting lineup after trade deadline deals Tyronn Lue unveils new Cleveland Cavaliers' starting lineup after trade deadline deals
- February 12, 2018

The Cavaliers entered the blockbuster clash six-and-a-half games behind the high-flying Celtics in the Eastern Conference . It's unlikely he'll be any more willing to delve into the topic at that point. As the Cavaliers opened a 27-point lead midway through the fourth, the crowd began chanting "We want Paul Pierce!" He's going to make our team better. (more...)
Canada crushes Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation in women's hockey Canada crushes Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation in women's hockey
- February 12, 2018

Johnston scored first when Brianne Jenner found her dashing to the net at 1:55 of the second period. The world champion Americans were tested in the other round-robin group opener, but Monique Lamoureux-Morando and Kendall Coyne netted second-period goals to rally the US team to a 3-1 win over Finland, which got 39 saves from goaltender Noora Raty. (more...)
Guardiola backs De Bruyne for Ballon d'Or Guardiola backs De Bruyne for Ballon d'Or
- February 12, 2018

With his handful of goals yesterday, it meant that Aguero has now scored at least 20 league goals in each of the past four Premier League seasons, undoubtedly signalling him as one of the best to have graced English football. Kane towered above the Arsenal defence to head home his 32nd goal of the season four minutes into the second half, as only some wayward finishing and stunning goalkeeping from Petr Cech saved the visitors from further embarrassment in front of a Premier League record ... (more...)

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