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Sports Afton Native Diggins Will Carry Flag At Olympics Closing Ceremony
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The United States has won its first Olympic gold medal in women's cross-country skiing, and Norwegian skier Marit Bjoergen has become the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time by taking bronze at the Pyeongchang Games. And it seems fitting that USA women were tabbed twice in Pyeongchang. Numerous most spectacular moments by Americans in Pyeongchang came from women's events, including the hockey team winning a shootout to finally beat Canada for gold and, of course, Diggins' dive to victory.

Sports Lonzo Ball, Luke Walton Think College Players Should Be Paid
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball, Luke Walton Think College Players Should Be Paid

Everybody knows everybody's getting paid and that's how it is. Ball has been dealing with a sprained MCL he suffered in the Lakers' 107-101 win over the Mavs Jan. When asked about the FBI's probe into the corruption of the NCAA and whether college athletes should be paid, Ball told NBC Los Angeles' Shahan Ahmed , "I do".

Sports Winter Olympics: South Korea target speed skating titles
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This eventually led to a 14 gold medal count for Canada, which is now the record for most gold medals won at an Olympic event. All three events will determine medals, awarded first with symbolic stuffed animals and later with medals. Hos hard work and continuous efforts were recognized by the French president Emmanuel Macron, who congratulated him in a tweet. The U.S. women's hockey team has ended Canada's run of Olympic gold medals, but it took a shootout to do it.

Sports Raiders Awarded Four Compensatory Draft Choices
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In 2017, the Patriots lost Logan Ryan, Jabaal Sheard, Chris Long, Martellus Bennett, LeGarrette Blount, and Barkevious Mingo in free agency. The additional pick is No. Compensatory picks are awarded based on the quality of free agents a team loses from the previous season. Cincinnati, Dallas, Green Bay and Oakland all have four.

Sports Guardiola Charged By Engish FA Over Political Messages
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Now, some have claimed that he would be much better suited under Guardiola . The Manchester City boss has until 6pm on Monday 5 March 2018 to respond to the charge. Cuixart and Sanchez are now in prison due to the row over Catalan independence. Spain's state prosecutor is seeking to punish the duo after they allowed a vote to declare Catalonian independence.

Sports Cech happy to make way for Ospina in Wembley final
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Aguero was involved in a separate altercation with a Wigan fan after the home crowd rushed the pitch at full time. It had been the same back in the 2014 FA Cup showpiece, of course, when all the talk had been of nine years without a trophy and where Hull City almost made it ten.

Sports Liverpool v West Ham Betting Tips
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Klopp said he was proud at how forward Roberto Firmino had conducted himself following an allegation of "discriminatory conduct" during last month's Merseyside derby in the FA Cup. "It's good news, we've got a lot of players back training, manager David Moyes was quoted as saying at his pre-match press conference by the Hammers' official website ".

Sports Chris Ivory Released by Jaguars After 2 Seasons with Team
Author: 0 Chris Ivory Released by Jaguars After 2 Seasons with Team

The 29-year-old back put up his best season with the New York Jets back in 2015, tallying almost 1,300 total yards en route to earning a Pro Bowl appearance. There's really no need to carry a almost $7 million cap hit for a veteran back that was inactive for the last two regular-season games in 2017. The writing was on the wall for Ivory's release as far back as a month ago.

Sports Borussia Dortmund: Michy Batshuayi slams Europa League racist abuse
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Both clubs overcame shocks in their second legs to earn their places in Friday's last-16 draw, with Dortmund scoring a late equaliser against Atalanta to advance on a 4-3 aggregate score. "I'll be honest, I didn't hear them". Atalanta were suspended for one match earlier when the home fans subjected Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly to racial abuse.

Sports Canada wins Olympic bronze in men's 5000m short track speed skating relay
Author: 0 Canada wins Olympic bronze in men's 5000m short track speed skating relay

There are also four final events you can watch before the closing ceremony kicks off, including the men's bobsledding, women's cross-country skiing, women's curling and men's hockey. When China made the Olympic hand off in 2008 to London, soccer star David Beckham kicked a ball into Bird's Nest stadium and X-Factor's Leona Lewis performed with Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin.

Sports Canadians win gold, silver in Olympic women's skicross
Author: 0 Canadians win gold, silver in Olympic women's skicross

It represents the second time that Serwa has won an Olympic medal as the 28 year-old claimed silver at the Sochi Games in 2014. Check back for full story coming... Canadian teammate Brittany Phelan made an impressive pass late in the run to finish second. Serwa now moves on to the quarterfinals which are underway before the semi-finals are set for 5:59 p.m.

Sports Chiefs Trade Marcus Peters To Rams For Draft Picks
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But the Chiefs weren't done. The NFL's league year, in which trades can actually become official, does not start until March 14. They say where there's smoke there's fire, and apparently there was actually some legitimacy to the fact that Marcus Peters had in fact worn out his welcome with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Sports Warriors to engage youth, not president, in DC next week
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Only players, coaches and students will be allowed at the event - no media. The NBA champion Golden State Warriors are not going to the White House while in Washington next week. "We're not trying to divide and separate this country", Curry said at the time of Trump's tweet. "I want the players to have a good day and to do something positive and to enjoy what they're doing".

Sports Michigan Offensive Coordinator Tim Drevno reportedly resigns
Author: 0 Michigan Offensive Coordinator Tim Drevno reportedly resigns

Brandon Justice of the Wolverine Lounge and Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports reported Friday that Drevno has stepped down from his position. According to Feldman, Ed Warinner , hired by MI last month to serve as a senior offensive analyst, will be promoted to coach the offensive line.

Sports North Korean Cheerleader Caught on Video Accidentally Clapping for Americans
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South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung Gyon said the torpedo attack on the boat was carried out by the North, but the government had not been able to confirm exactly who was responsible. Some 70 members of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party staged a protest in front of the Blue House on Friday . "Even if the heavens split in two, we can not allow such a heinous criminal - who must be sliced to death - to be invited to the Olympics closing ceremony", he said.

Sports Alderweireld a doubt for Tottenham's trip to Palace
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Aldrerweireld is said to have demanded £150,000 - three times his current wage packet - but Spurs are highly reluctant to go above around £110,000 given their strict wage structure. Pochettino said: "I can only talk about him because I know very well him after almost four years". "And for me he is this type of player, I think I told you in my book, I put him next to Ronaldinho , Maradona , Okocha - players that I was lucky to play with".

Sports South Africa took calculated risks, says Virat Kohli
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That match was called off after 15.3 overs of the first innings (with SA Women batting magnificently) due to incessant rain. After a dominating display of strength in the first T20I against South Africa at Wanderers in Johannesburg , Virat Kohli-led India suffered a setback on Wednesday in the second T20I at Centurion .