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Sports Kate Upton pushed off rock by wave during Sports Illustrated swimsuit shoot
Author: 0 Kate Upton pushed off rock by wave during Sports Illustrated swimsuit shoot

It's that time of the year again when Sports Illustrated releases their famous swimsuit edition and we find out who will be on the cover. The 23-year-old Olympic gymnast, who testified last month against former sports physician Larry Nassar, took part in this year's Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue , posing nude to make a statement about female empowerment.

Sports Yu Darvish's agent compares Cubs' recruiting efforts to Alabama
Author: 0 Yu Darvish's agent compares Cubs' recruiting efforts to Alabama

That the Rangers sold their most valuable trade market asset for one player, essentially, was silly then, and worse now that we see what Darvish can attain on an open market. Darvish spoke of how much he admired the organization. The Brewers, who rocked the National League just a couple of weeks ago by trading for Christian Yelich and signing Lorenzo Cain , are still in need of pitching.

Sports Chelsea crush Hegazi's West Brom with three goals
Author: 0 Chelsea crush Hegazi's West Brom with three goals

The match against the Baggies is followed by Hull City in the FA Cup and Barcelona in the Champions League, with all games coming at Stamford Bridge . Sturridge joined the Baggies on loan last month in the hope of securing more playing time to boost his chances of making England's World Cup squad this summer, but he now faces a spell on the sidelines after just three appearances with West Brom .

Sports 'I know I haven't done anything wrong' - Froome back in action
Author: 0 'I know I haven't done anything wrong' - Froome back in action

Brailsford declined to comment on whether Froome or Team Sky were footing the legal bill but was bullish in his support of the team's star rider. The UCI has asked Froome to explain why twice the allowed limit showed up in his sample. Despite the uncertainty, Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford said it was "not difficult" to put Froome in the race as he is "100% sure there's been no wrongdoing".

Sports LA Kings involved in four player trade with Senators
Author: 0 LA Kings involved in four player trade with Senators

This transaction does help the Senators get some relief from their strapped cap numbers. Over 13 National Hockey League seasons with the Calgary Flames , Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa, Phaneuf has 133 goals and 345 assists and 1,277 penalty minutes.

Sports Raptors beat Heat, grab sixth straight win
Author: 0 Raptors beat Heat, grab sixth straight win

He ranks as the Heat's All-Time leader in a number of categories, including points (20234), assists (4952), steals (1416), and games played (857), just to name a few. The Raptors led 57-55 at halftime. However, Wade's real value can be seen during postseason appearances, as he leads by example during games and shares his experiences with younger teammates.

Sports Liverpool added to list of suitors for Christian Eriksen
Author: 0 Liverpool added to list of suitors for Christian Eriksen

With no big gaps appearing, Higuain smashed the ball straight down the middle and saw it cannon off the crossbar. Pochettino admitted he feared the worst after Juventus raced into a two-goal lead within just seven minutes. I'm happy with the players. "That drives me nuts, because people don't have an idea about the other teams". It was also an exciting first half in Basel, with Manchester City scoring three goals before going on to win 4-0 and the quarterfinals nearly a formality.

Sports UNR soccer inks deal to play at Penn State in 2020
Author: 0 UNR soccer inks deal to play at Penn State in 2020

The game will the the first-ever meeting between the two schools on the gridiron. Pitt defeated Penn State by a score of 42-39, but Penn State reigned victorious in the 2017 game. During the 2020 season, Penn State opens Big Ten Conference play at home vs. Northwestern on September 26. Penn State has completed its schedule for the 2020 football season, and Pittsburgh is not on it.

Sports US star Kim lands on top in halfpipe
Author: 0 US star Kim lands on top in halfpipe

This year, Clark-now 34 and a three-time medalist competing in her fifth Olympics-can count Kim as a teammate. At 17 years old (in Western reckoning), this made Chloe Kim the youngest female snowboarder to win gold the Olympics , setting a new record.

Sports Man City sends out another statement with 4-0 win at Basel
Author: 0 Man City sends out another statement with 4-0 win at Basel

It's so important to focus on them and take another step in the Premier League. The return match is on March 7, when Juventus and Tottenham will also play their second leg after drawing 2-2 in Turin on Tuesday. Basel head coach Raphael Wicky opted to play a back five when the host were defending, but the ploy only failed to keep City out for the first 14 minutes.

Sports Presidential portraits unveiled: Barack Obama thanks artist for capturing Michelle's 'hotness'
Author: 0 Presidential portraits unveiled: Barack Obama thanks artist for capturing Michelle's 'hotness'

The National Portrait Gallery has the only complete collection of presidential portraits outside the White House . The majority of Wiley's work that is available online is not as violent as the two decapitation paintings. Mr Wiley, a Yale University graduate, took thousands of photographs of the 44th USA president in order to ideal the portrait, which will be on show in the America's Presidents exhibition.

Sports NCAA denies appeal on vacated Notre Dame wins in academic misconduct case
Author: 0 NCAA denies appeal on vacated Notre Dame wins in academic misconduct case

Notre Dame's president released a scathing criticism Tuesday of the NCAA's denial of the school's appeal to have 21 football victories from 2012 and 2013 restored. Jenkins wrote that the committee didn't explain why it viewed the student trainer as an "institutional representative". The NCAA's announcement denying the appeal can be read here.

Sports Manchester United planning defensive reboot
Author: 0 Manchester United planning defensive reboot

Jones admitted United did not deserve to win, despite Alexis Sanchez and Anthony Martial missing clear-cut chances in each half. That hasn't happened, however, and the Mirror says that Sunday's defeat at St James' Park "exposed their underlying vulnerability at the back".

Sports Maria Sharapova crashes out in Qatar Open tennis first round
Author: 0 Maria Sharapova crashes out in Qatar Open tennis first round

I just got pretty passive in the end and started making too many errors . Niculescu had never previously faced Sharapova, who was playing in Doha for the first time since 2013 on a wildcard. Wozniacki is among nine of the 10 best female players in the world who have congregated in Doha this week. Her defeat is unlikely to please organisers after the men's tournament in Qatar last month was decimated of big name stars through injury.

Sports Kareem Hunt reportedly involved in physical altercation with woman
Author: 0 Kareem Hunt reportedly involved in physical altercation with woman

The woman, 19, told police Hunt "shoved and pushed" her outside Hunt's hotel apartment. According to the report, after visiting multiple bars in Cleveland , Hunt and a group of several people went back to Hunt's house. Ottinger's friend said she really wanted to stay and became very upset when told to leave. There are many more details in the Cleveland.Com story on these conflicting reports, but one thing we can be sure of is that the accusations are not at a good look for Hunt.

Sports Adrien Broner arrested in Atlanta, accused of sexual battery
Author: 0 Adrien Broner arrested in Atlanta, accused of sexual battery

According to TMZ's report, the police were called after Broner accosted a woman and "inappropriately groped her". Broner, 28, who has a history of arrests and jail sentences dating back to 2007, was booked early Tuesday morning into Fulton County Jail, according to county records .

Sports Former MLB All-Star Loaiza arrested, charged with drug felonies
Author: 0 Former MLB All-Star Loaiza arrested, charged with drug felonies

The San Diego Sheriff's Department said Loiaza was arrested Feb. 9 and will be in court on Wednesday, Feb. 14, to face three felony drug charges. A year later, with the Rangers out of the 2000 race, the team traded Loaiza to the Toronto Blue Jays for minor league pitcher Darwin Cubillan and infielder Michael Young .

Sports Transgender Bathroom Complaints No Longer Being Investigated by Education Department
Author: 0 Transgender Bathroom Complaints No Longer Being Investigated by Education Department

But a spokeswoman for the Department of Education told BuzzFeed that the administration does not interpret Title IX , the federal law prohibiting sex discrimination , to cover these types of cases. The Department contends bathroom complaints fall outside of Title IX protections. "Once again, ' Warbelow continued, Secretary DeVos proves a lack of interest "in protecting transgender students" and instead wants 'to advance the unsafe Trump-Pence anti-LGBTQ agenda".

Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas to come off bench vs. Mavericks in Lakers debut

Thomas, in his first game with Los Angeles after being traded from Cleveland on Thursday, led the Lakers in scoring in the first half with 16 points off the bench . In a point guard driven league, he may not have many opportunities beyond the Orlando Magic and Sacramento Kings ( again ). Things that us fans don't think about during trades, such as having to buy a new house in a new city, leaving friends from your former team and having to make new friendships with your new teammates ...