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Olympic Alpine skiing women's slalom postponed due to strong wind in PyeongChang Olympic Alpine skiing women's slalom postponed due to strong wind in PyeongChang
- February 16, 2018

She's the defending Olympic slalom champion. Shiffrin will be up against four-time Olympian Lindsey Vonn in several events . Croatia's Janica Kostelic is the only female skier to win three medals at a single Olympics . "But we're in good shape". "So, second run is going to be like a new race". That showed afterward, when both Brignone and silver medalist Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway got on the platform and jumped up and down excitedly. (more...)
Chase Elliott wins second qualifying race at Daytona 500
- February 16, 2018

Elliott - the son of NASCAR Hall of Famer Bill Elliott - was the DAYTONA 500 polesitter in 2016 and '17. The race's only incident came out on lap 11 when Erik Jones got loose, spinning in front of the field, collecting Matt DiBenedetto and Kyle Larson . (more...)
USA never gave 'heavy arms' to Kurdish YPG in Syria: Tillerson USA never gave 'heavy arms' to Kurdish YPG in Syria: Tillerson
- February 16, 2018

Beyond the possibility of a clash between Turkey and US-backed forces, if not United States troops themselves, USA officials are concerned that Turkey's move to attack the Kurds' enclave of Afrin in northwest Syria is potentially undermining the coalition fight against ISIS , as YPG fighters helping the U.S. (more...)
WEEI to host 'sensitivity training' for all employees Friday, halting live broadcasting WEEI to host 'sensitivity training' for all employees Friday, halting live broadcasting
- February 16, 2018

Retired pro football player Christian Fauria , a midday host on the station, was suspended for five days after mocking football agent Don Yee , who represents New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, during a segment last week. The list of incidents at WEEI recently is quite long. WEEI in Boston is trying to stop being so insensitive. . There are always one-off controversies in talk radio and we get that; we're talking about different highly charged subjects. (more...)
Ebbett with assist in opener Ebbett with assist in opener
- February 16, 2018

Emily Pfalzer #8, Haley Skarupa #11, Amanda Kessel #28, Kali Flanagan #6 and Hilary Knight #21 and Kendall Coyne #26 of the United States huddle up before the Women's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round - Group A game against Finland on day two of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Kwandong Hockey Centre on February 11, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (more...)
'So proud': Parents' views on joint Korea hockey team evolve 'So proud': Parents' views on joint Korea hockey team evolve
- February 16, 2018

Then the Japanese topped the combined Korean team's moment with an even bigger piece of history. The Korea women's team lost 4-1 to Japan , completing their round robin in Group B without a win after previous losing to Switzerland and Sweden. (more...)
CNN Reporter: Olympics 'Definitely a Diplomatic Win' for North Korea CNN Reporter: Olympics 'Definitely a Diplomatic Win' for North Korea
- February 16, 2018

A message she wrote in a guestbook at the presidential palace on Saturday - that she hoped "Pyeongyang and Seoul get closer in our people's hearts", led social media to "light up with analysis of her peculiar handwriting". "If "diplomatic dance" were an event at the Winter Olympics , Kim Jong Un's younger sister would be favored to win gold ". An incredible development occurred Saturday morning with an open invitation for the South Korean President to come to the North for ... (more...)
Borussia Dortmund claim narrow win over Atalanta BC in Europa League Borussia Dortmund claim narrow win over Atalanta BC in Europa League
- February 16, 2018

Borussia Dortmund snatched a dramatic 3-2 win against Atalanta at the Westfalenstadion, as Chelsea loanee Michy Batshuayi scored a last-gasp victor. One-time Newcastle winger Florian Thauvin scored for Ligue 1 club Marseille as they registered a 3-0 win over Sporting Braga at the Orange Velodrome. (more...)
'Grown up' Tottenham have learned to fight back, says Eriksen 'Grown up' Tottenham have learned to fight back, says Eriksen
- February 16, 2018

Tottenham staged a remarkable recovery Tuesday in the Champions League after conceding two goals inside the opening nine minutes at Juventus before drawing the first leg of their last-16 match 2-2. I think that's what he showed when he signed the new deal, a long-term deal. "Yeah, we don't care where we are or what time it is, what stadium it is or what team we're playing, we always try to get the ball forward as quickly as possible and try to create something", he told reporters. (more...)
Red Sox, Eduardo Nunez reportedly agree on deal pending physical Red Sox, Eduardo Nunez reportedly agree on deal pending physical
- February 16, 2018

MLB.com was first to report the Red Sox were narrowing in on an agreement with Nunez, who hit.321 with an.893 OPS with the Sox a year ago after being acquired at the trade deadline from the San Francisco Giants . The 30-year-old had a career year while splitting 2017 between the Giants and Red Sox, hitting a combined.313 with an.801 OPS. The versatile infielder has 4.8 wins above replacement (FanGraphs model) over the past two seasons. (more...)
India clinch number-one ODI ranking after South Africa series win India clinch number-one ODI ranking after South Africa series win
- February 16, 2018

This ought to cripple the team when they move to truer batting conditions. While India's victories against South Africa were dominating ones, they also came riding on a very poor opposition that batted miserably over the last couple of weeks. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo says he 'stood out' against Paris Saint-Germain Cristiano Ronaldo says he 'stood out' against Paris Saint-Germain
- February 16, 2018

The European champions had trailed to Adrien Rabiot's 33rd-minute strike at the Bernabeu, only for Ronaldo to equalise on the stroke of half-time from the penalty spot. Mane's hat-trick, Salah and Firmino's goals capped a fine performance for Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool fans who got the best of the Valentine. The Champions League returns next week with another batch of round of 16 ties (Bayern Munich vs. (more...)
Florida high school shooter still at large; multiple injuries reported Florida high school shooter still at large; multiple injuries reported
- February 16, 2018

It is the sixth school shooting incident in 2018 that has either wounded or killed students, according to the advocacy website. Dworet, a senior at Stoneman Douglas high school, was killed in the shooting, the University of Indianapolis confirmed. (more...)
Olympic Figure Skating Schedule 2018 Olympic Figure Skating Schedule 2018
- February 16, 2018

Nathan Chen is one awesome figure skater , and he's considered one of the favorites to medal tonight at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . Mikaela Shiffrin now sits in fourth place with a time of 49.37 seconds following her first run in women's slalom skiing. (more...)
LeBron James: Donald Trump doesn't 'give a (expletive) about the people' LeBron James: Donald Trump doesn't 'give a (expletive) about the people'
- February 16, 2018

No two starts know what that's like more than Kevin Durant and LeBron James , who will be All-Star teammates for the first time this weekend thanks to the game's new format. "The guy in control has given people and racism, and negative racism, an opportunity to be out and outspoken without fear", James said. "It's like, laughable, and it's scary", he added. (more...)
Anthony Rizzo leaves camp to head home to Parkland community Anthony Rizzo leaves camp to head home to Parkland community
- February 16, 2018

Rizzo, who late last month was in Coral Springs for a benefit to raise money so the baseball and softball fields could receive lights, grew tearful early in his remarks at Pine Trails Park, again in the town directly south of Parkland. You're all in my prayers" Rizzo ended the post with two emoji of hands together in prayer. I guess really the only thing I can offer him is just the support system that I'm here to hear him out. (more...)
Kim grateful for South's welcome to Olympic delegation Kim grateful for South's welcome to Olympic delegation
- February 16, 2018

The delegation included the North Korean leader's sister, Kim Yo Jong , who became the first member of the North's ruling dynasty to step foot in the South since the 1950-1953 Korean war. What's wrong with the Olympics isn't limited to the rapturous reception accorded to Kim Yo-jong in Pyeongchang, South Korea. These inferences were made after Kim Jong Un paraded his military might on Thursday on the streets of Pyongyang. (more...)
Jaime Garcia agrees to $10 million deal with Blue Jays Jaime Garcia agrees to $10 million deal with Blue Jays
- February 16, 2018

I'm thick-skinned so it will only fuel the fire. Less communication with anyone trying to take away from that. Stroman will make $6.5 million this season rather than the $6.9 million he submitted for arbitration. Stroman clearly took offense to what the Blue Jays said to "prove" he was worth less. He is arbitration eligible in each of the next two seasons and is scheduled to become a free agent in 2021. (more...)
Nick Foles Goes 2-for-3 on Nick Foles Goes 2-for-3 on "Ellen"
- February 16, 2018

For now lets just be thankful for the play of Nick Foles , the coaching of Doug Pederson and the success this team achieved. Wouldn't this franchise look silly if it dumped Foles on somebody only to admit that Wentz won't be ready to go? Rider graduate Neil Davis, "17, took this now-viral photo during the celebration of the Philadelphia Eagles " Super Bowl victory on February 4. (more...)
Stocks Flirting with Minor Gains and Losses- Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE:CLF)
- February 16, 2018

Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE:ASB) has risen 34.85% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 94.41% the S&P500. Valicenti Advisory Services Inc increased its stake in Nike Inc ( NKE ) by 13.95% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Lonzo Ball Drops Emotional Tribute Song To LaVar Lonzo Ball Drops Emotional Tribute Song To LaVar
- February 16, 2018

But Shelburne's reporting suggests the team no longer views Ball as a "savior" and is starting to treat him as a star in a galaxy, instead of its lone shining son. The Lakers bet on themselves and drafted Ball. He's averaging 10.3 points, 7.1 assists and 7.1 rebounds in about 34 minutes per game in 36 games played. (more...)
Pep Guardiola delighted with City's performance in rout of Basel Pep Guardiola delighted with City's performance in rout of Basel
- February 16, 2018

And had it not been for the late heroics of Tomas Vaclik, he would have had hat-trick. It means City can set their sights on the last eight of Europe's elite club competition for only the second time, barring a miraculous Basel turnaround in the return leg at the Etihad on March 7. (more...)
Professional, mature and aggressive - Klopp delighted with Liverpool display Professional, mature and aggressive - Klopp delighted with Liverpool display
- February 16, 2018

Mane fired the away side ahead in the first leg of the last-16 clash, before Mohamed Salah's audacious finish for his 30th goal of the season quickly made it two. Having already scored more goals than he has in the entire season last time around, the Brazilin maverick is the most productive player in the UCL this season for Liverpool . (more...)
AJ McCarron Wins Grievance vs. Bengals, Will Become Free Agent AJ McCarron Wins Grievance vs. Bengals, Will Become Free Agent
- February 16, 2018

McCarron. He has familiarity with head coach Hue Jackson as both were with the Cincinnati Bengals where Jackson was the offensive coordinator for the first two years of McCarron's career. That's crucial, because a player becomes an unrestricted free agent if he has played three years in the league and received a qualifying offer from his team. (more...)
Shiffrin captures Olympic gold in women's giant slalom Shiffrin captures Olympic gold in women's giant slalom
- February 16, 2018

On her first run, Shiffrin had sped through the first half of the course, but she lost a little time on the bottom portion; in her second run, she started slightly slower than some of the other skiers - but she blazed through the rest of the course, turning in a time of 1:09.20 to put her atop the leader board. (more...)

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