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US Curling Team Beats Russian Athletes To Kick Off Pyeongchang Olympics

Eight teams are taking part in mixed curling at the Olympics, with the top-4 qualifying for the medal round. Unfortunately for the team, they'd lose their second match 6-4 to the Canadian team of Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris. "It's different than playing with the girls I normally play with", she said. "We know we're in for a tough one tonight". "I probably could", his sister shot back. Read More

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Cubs reportedly sign Darvish to 6-year, $126M deal

Darvish had been one of the most coveted pitchers in this year's free-agent market and also reportedly received a substantial offer last month from Chicago's division rival, the Milwaukee Brewers . Darvish went 4-3 with a 3.44 ERA in nine starts with the Dodgers down the stretch. In the World Series, however, he was roughed up in both of his starts against the Houston Astros (8 earned runs in 3 1/3 innings) and he took the loss in the decisive Game 7. Read More

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Former Mohamed Salah coach issues transfer boost amid Real Madrid rumours

Mohamed Salah is sending records tumbling at Liverpool and says, without being arrogant, that he always "expected" to be a success. "I was there for one year, but I only played during the first six months". or retired [laughs]". "In any case I want to help the team to win titles or be in a good position in the league". Salah's first stint in the Premier League began in 2014 when he was signed by Chelsea during the January transfer window , becoming the first Egyptian to sign for the ... Read More

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National Signing Day underway

National Signing Day underway

Most teams locked up the majority of their classes in December during the new early signing period . Texas' football account was down for a time Tuesday. But Alabama still managed to lock up one of the top players in the 2018 class: 6-2, 198-pound Patrick Surtain, Jr ., of Plantation, Fla., is the highest rated cornerback prospect in the modern recruiting era, and he's headed to Tuscaloosa. Read More

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Josh McDaniels' Patriots exit is increasingly awkward

Josh McDaniels' Patriots exit is increasingly awkward

His failure with the Broncos was so massive that he had to stay away from New England for a year or so before Belichick let him crawl back. McDaniels to the Colts garnered the highest grade of coaching search season from yours truly, primarily because I didn't believe the Colts could land the gem of this coaching class, and I was concerned about Luck's health following a lengthy recovery from shoulder surgery. Read More

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Mets Reach Deal With Former Yankees Third Baseman Todd Frazier

Mets Reach Deal With Former Yankees Third Baseman Todd Frazier

He's pretty much a swing for the fences guy at this point in his career. Frazier, who turns 32 on February 12, had hinted on Twitter Sunday the Mets were his likely destination. In an unusually depressed free agent market, the Mets have spent $72.5 million this winter on five players. "I get what the fan perception is". "I understand the fan base's frustration and we have the same frustration". Read More

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Minute-by-minute updates from Six Nations clash in Rome

Minute-by-minute updates from Six Nations clash in Rome

But with their concluding game of the tournament at Twickenham - where England have not lost a home Test under Jones - Ireland coach Joe Schmidt said: "Bookies don't make money by being wrong". They made it look hard at times but it's a case of job done for England as they escape the often tricky opening match against Italy with a bonus-point win on a final scoreline of 15-46. Read More

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Redskins considering using franchise tag on Kirk Cousins again

By doing so, it would allow the Redskins to trade Cousins instead of him walking away as an unrestricted free agent. At this point, there's no guarantee that the Redskins use the franchise tag on Cousins. Schefter's report is hardly definitive, but that it's even out there that Cousins could be franchise tagged by the Redskins again means there may be something to it. Read More

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West Ham director sacked over race remarks

West Ham director sacked over race remarks

Both managers were unaware of an incident at half-time in the tunnel when West Ham's Aaron Cresswell and Brighton's Anthony Knockaert apparently had to be separated. We need to keep pushing up. Hernandez has started 13 games in the Premier League so far this season, out of which 11 of them came under Bilic. The Hammers cancelled out Glenn Murray's opener when Javier Hernandez struck on 30 minutes but a stunning strike from Jose Izquierdo and a drilled effort from Pascal Gross ... Read More

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Peterborough United Vs Leicester City

Peterborough United Vs Leicester City

It's a fourth FA Cup goal in two appearances for the Nigerian global after he also notched a double as the Foxes overcame Fleetwood Town in round three. "No one knew of him", Puel added. "I hope he can improve and grow as a player with Leicester". The hosts, now eighth in League One , had earlier seen off Aston Villa in the competition. Read More

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Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis announces retirement

Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis announces retirement

Michigan State is one of several co-defendants in civil lawsuits that allege the university and others shirked their responsibility to stop Nassar when given opportunities to do so. A document obtained by ESPN says MSU administrators did not notify federal officials that the university had dual Title IX and campus police investigations of Larry Nassar underway in 2014, even though federal investigators were on campus that year investigating the two federal complaints. Read More

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Larry Walker's Canadian baseball legacy should tip Hall of Fame scales

Larry Walker's Canadian baseball legacy should tip Hall of Fame scales

Just missing the cut was Mariners legend Edgar Martinez (70.4), whose bid to become the first player who served primarily as a designated hitter to make the Hall will have to wait another year. Chipper Jones and Jim Thome would have been automatic picks in any era. Everything pointed to those four getting in this year. Thome is the first former Cleveland Indian to be elected to the Hall since Bob Lemon in 1976. Read More

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MP mulls review plea in Supreme Court over ban on film

MP mulls review plea in Supreme Court over ban on film

Still, MP and Rajasthan today said that because maintaining law and order is their constitutional duty, prohibiting the screening of a film to prevent untoward incidents is also part of that same duty. In its ruling last week, the court said that the states should not have banned the film as it had already been cleared by the censor board. The makers were heaving a sigh of relief that their film will see the light of day in these four states. Read More

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Anchorman Will Ferrell grills Federer at Australian Open

Anchorman Will Ferrell grills Federer at Australian Open

Not the preferred time recovery etc. As reported by the Daily Telegraph , Federer was very complimentary of his opponent after the match . "I run around the backhand presently. Maria Sharapova will take centre stage on Rod Laver Arena against Angelique Kerber in what is shaping as a fascinating encounter between the only two former Australian Open winners left in the women's draw. Read More

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Australian Open: A lookahead to Saturday, recap of Friday

Australian Open: A lookahead to Saturday, recap of Friday

Kerber has turned over a new leaf in a number of ways, parting ways with long-time coach Torben Beltz in November, the man who guided her to two grand slam titles and the world number one ranking in 2016 during an eight-year partnership. The two had not played since 2015, though both their last fwo meetings had been thrilling three-set matches. "I'm nearly dead", Halep said of the match which equaled Chanda Rubin's win over Arantxa Shanchez Vicario in 1996 - also 48 games - for the Australian ... Read More

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Halep survives marathon battle against Davis in Australian Open

Halep survives marathon battle against Davis in Australian Open

But she finally got over the line 4-6, 6-4, 15-13 in a gruelling match on Rod Laver Arena to make the fourth round in a contest that took its toll. Keys missed last year's Australian Open after undergoing surgery to fix her injured left wrist. It's, beyond any doubts, a Darren Cahill win as well, who gave the Romanian to stand still and win a match that a couple of seasons ago she would have lost. Read More

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