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Sports 'Saving the Olympics' - women ride to rescue of Team USA
Author: 0 'Saving the Olympics' - women ride to rescue of Team USA

American skier Mikaela Shiffrin was denied gold in the women's combined, while veteran team-mate Lindsey Vonn disappointingly bombed out of the same event - her final Olympic race. "Frickin' Maddie Rooney", forward Amanda Pelkey said, affectionately. We felt confident going in. Kind of put that in our past at this point. "It's a little surreal right now still, just coming off of where we were to where we are now", USA vice skip Tyler George said after his team clinched a playoff spot.

Sports Man Utd's best player set to sign new contract
Author: 0 Man Utd's best player set to sign new contract

It was nearly as if De Gea's antics between the sticks had damaged Sevilla's collective confidence. However, both transfers collapsed on deadline day after paperwork failed to arrive at La Liga headquarters on time and days later the Spaniard chose to sign a new deal at United .

Sports Former Kansas star Josh Jackson named in FBI corruption investigation documents
Author: 0 Former Kansas star Josh Jackson named in FBI corruption investigation documents

The documents pertain to how much National Basketball Association agent Andy Miller and his ASM Sports agency paid to players . Other players cited in the Yahoo report include former Washington player and No. Dawkins has been charged with bribery conspiracy, payments of bribes, honest services fraud conspiracy, honest services fraud, wire fraud conspiracy, wire fraud, travel act conspiracy, and money laundering conspiracy.

Sports Mayfield listed as top-10 pick in Kiper Jr.'s mock draft
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Guice is a true every-down back, which Matthew Stafford has never had in his career. Mel Kiper released his second mock draft for the 2018 NFL Draft with some tweaks. General manager Steve Keim could go in any number of directions with the pick, if mock drafts are any indication. He was correct on Dareus and while Buffalo arguably could have used the positions that Kiper projected to the Bills up until 2017 in the form of linebacker, offensive line and defensive tackle help, ...

Sports Eugenie Bouchard wins case against USTA, lawyer seeks millions in damages
Author: 0 Eugenie Bouchard wins case against USTA, lawyer seeks millions in damages

Open) slipped and fell in the dark on a chemically-cleaned floor in the training room at the 2015 U.S. Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City. That fall led to chemical burns and a concussion for her, and she filed a lawsuit against the USTA six weeks later. She testified she also felt a burning sensation on her skin from what her lawyers say was a powerful cleaning solution left on the floor.

Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: Russian figure skaters dominate as Americans struggle

Medvedeva, from Moscow, had reigned unbeaten for two years until her progress was temporarily stalled by a foot injury, and she was beaten by Zagitova in the European Championships last month. The 19-year-old said she was inspired by the gold and silver medals her countrymen Yuzuru Hanyu and Shoma Uno won in the men's program. The three Americans in the field - Mirai Nagasu , Karen Chen , and Bradie Tennell - needed to turn in eye-popping performances today to even approach the podium.

Sports Here we go again: Russian bobsled pilot fails doping test at Olympics
Author: 0 Here we go again: Russian bobsled pilot fails doping test at Olympics

Russia's bobsleigh federation said female pilot Nadezhda Sergeyeva had tested positive for a "heart medicine" which is on the World Anti-Doping Agency's list of banned substances. Sergeeva's crew finished 12th in the women's bobsled competition on Wednesday, after she had given the sample that later came back positive. "I feel it.

Sports The Honda Classic: PGA Golf Odds And Predictions
Author: 0 The Honda Classic: PGA Golf Odds And Predictions

Woods' short game is still tidy, but he said that his iron play is vastly improved, and it needed to be, given the challenging conditions in the first round. It's still victimized by its place in the schedule, but Jack Nicklaus' involvement and more certainty about the location has helped attract higher-caliber players.

Sports United Qualify For FA Cup Quarters Despite VAR Troubles
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The insider told the Daily Star: "Reports of a bust-up in the dressing room following the Newcastle match are total rubbish". Pogba then missed the routine 2-0 win over Huddersfield with illness - despite Mourinho saying he would play on Friday.

Sports Barcelona star Lionel Messi punishes Chelsea mistake
Author: 0 Barcelona star Lionel Messi punishes Chelsea mistake

He told TV3 Sport, as quoted by the Metro : "I had done all the hard work and kept the ball in play, but then I made a very bad decision, I should have kicked it out". It is one reason why Messi's goal was the first scored by a Barca player in a Champions League away game this season. "We hope to get better luck in Barcelona ".

Sports Marshall DT Aaron dies from shooting complications
Author: 0 Marshall DT Aaron dies from shooting complications

A 17-year-old was also shot during the incident, which police responded to at 1:01 a.m. on January 1. He was struck in the back by a stray bullet at a New Year's Eve party that left him with no feeling in his legs. During an interview with a Howard County Times reporter on February 15 at his sister's house in Carroll County, where he had been living since February 8, Aaron discussed his road to recovery.

Sports Broncos may fetch 5th or 6th-round pick in Trevor Siemian trade
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The Denver Broncos are expected to discuss trading quarterback Trevor Siemian during conversations with opposing teams at the NFL Scouting Combine next week, according to an NFL Network report. The team may simply part ways with Osweiler after he failed to prove his worth in his second stint with the team while Lynch could continue to be a backup with the Broncos as they may have not entirely given up on the former first-round draft pick as of yet.

Sports Accused of misconduct, state Sen. Tony Mendoza suddenly resigns
Author: 0 Accused of misconduct, state Sen. Tony Mendoza suddenly resigns

Mendoza is the third California lawmaker to resign over sexual misconduct allegations since the #MeToo movement erupted nationally last fall, leading millions of women to share their experiences on social media. The investigation was conducted over two months, with lawyers interviewing 47 witnesses, including Mendoza, and reviewing available documents. Democratic Sen.

Sports Rodgers disappointed with goals conceded in Zenit defeat
Author: 0 Rodgers disappointed with goals conceded in Zenit defeat

Napoli stunned their hosts RB Leipzig 2-0 at the Red Bull Arena courtesy of Piotr Zielinski and Lorenzo Insigne goals but the Italians crashed out on the away goals rule having lost the first leg 3-1 at home. If we played with a little bit more courage and belief tonight, we could maybe have got a result". Roberto Mancini's Zenit secured their place in Friday's last-16 draw in the 61st minute with Serbian worldwide Ivanovic again playing a key role as his low cross was bundled in ...

Sports Wenger offers update on Arsenal futures of Wilshere and Welbeck
Author: 0 Wenger offers update on Arsenal futures of Wilshere and Welbeck

Welbeck has struggled with injuries since his arrival and has also managed just 22 goals in four seasons with the Emirates Stadium outfit. "If he can stay on the pitch and not be injured, I want him to stay here". Arsenal are set to take on Ostersund in tonight's Europa League match-up, and are firmly expected to field a weakened side having taken a comfortable win away from Sweden.

Sports West Brom predicted lineup vs Huddersfield: Field and Gibbs return
Author: 0 West Brom predicted lineup vs Huddersfield: Field and Gibbs return

West Brom manager Alan Pardew has dismissed suggestions Jonny Evans has been stripped of the captaincy after the club's ill-fated training trip to Spain. "There's a board here that comes together and decides that and that is the decision that has been taken and we move on now". Albion are rock-bottom of the Premier League , seven points adrift of 17th-placed Terriers heading into tomorrow's relegation six-pointer.

Sports Missouri Governor Eric Greitens charged over nude photo
Author: 0 Missouri Governor Eric Greitens charged over nude photo

The indictment charges him with felony invasion of privacy, stating that he "knowingly photographed [the woman] in a state of full or partial nudity" without her consent, where she had a reasonable expectation of privacy. Greitens' legal team immediately filed a motion to dismiss the indictment, on grounds that any activity Greitens engaged in was "consensual". "It will be extremely hard for the governor to effectively do his job with a felony indictment hanging over his head", she said in a ...

Sports SC coach Dawn Staley sues Missouri AD for defamation
Author: 0 SC coach Dawn Staley sues Missouri AD for defamation

In the suit, filed Thursday in Richland County, South Carolina , Staley cites Sterk's "false, defamatory and reckless" statements. SC athletic director Ray Tanner said on January 31 that the university conducted an investigation following Sterk's comments, and found "no confirmation of the alleged behavior directed at the visiting team by fans at the game ".

Sports USA Beats Canada For Women's Hockey Gold
Author: 0 USA Beats Canada For Women's Hockey Gold

Team USA won the shootout 3-2, with forward Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scoring the winning goal. Canada tied up the game 1-1 two minutes into the second period with a goal by Haley Irwin. With relentless pressure on the fore-check, and Canada chasing seemingly always on the power play, it seemed like it was only a matter of time for the Americans .