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Gisele Bundchen sets record straight about Super Bowl postgame comments Gisele Bundchen sets record straight about Super Bowl postgame comments
- February 08, 2018

Bundchen was just trying to console Benjamin , 8, and Vivian , 5, after, as everyone knows, New England lost to Philadelphia 41-33 in Super Bowl LII on Sunday at U.S. One day after the Super Bowl, Gisele also congratulated the Eagles in an Instagram post , writing, "Congratulations Eagles for winning the Super Bowl, what a game that was!" Some cynics construed her comment to mean that the Eagles didn't earn the victory, but instead were allowed to win by the Patriots. (more...)
Men in Blue look to extend winning streak in Cape Town ODI Men in Blue look to extend winning streak in Cape Town ODI
- February 08, 2018

Chahal and Yadav have combined for 21 wickets in the first three ODIs of the ongoing six-match series. Following Kohli's impressive performance, Twitter was full of congratulatory messages from past and current cricket superstars and among them was Kohli's contemporary and another run machine - David Warner. (more...)
Mother walks out after son's college decision Mother walks out after son's college decision
- February 08, 2018

In an event televised live on ESPN, shortly after Copeland donned the Florida Gators' hat, his mom, wearing an Alabama sweater and a Tennessee hat, stormed off. The receiver said he wasn't sure why she left, but felt confident in his decision to become a Gator. Copeland later joked about the moment on Twitter, saying his mom "put on a show". (more...)
Hockey Canada names men's leadership group Hockey Canada names men's leadership group
- February 08, 2018

Desjardins isn't concerned about that. No NHL participation for the first time since 1994 threatens to upset the traditional world hockey order after Canada has won the past three best-on-best tournaments: the 2016 World Cup, 2014 Sochi Olympics and 2010 Vancouver Olympics. (more...)
Lakers turning down 2nd-round picks for Julius Randle Lakers turning down 2nd-round picks for Julius Randle
- February 08, 2018

Additionally, he has no options in his current deal, which would make him an unrestricted free agent in the 2020 off-season. The trade deadline is at 3 p.m. Their positive play has placed them six games back of the eighth seed in the Western Conference. The New Orleans Pelicans now own the eighth seed, but are trending down with DeMarcus Cousins out for the season. (more...)
Nadal confirms participation in Queen's Club Championships Nadal confirms participation in Queen's Club Championships
- February 08, 2018

The 36-year-old Swiss won his sixth Australian Open title and 20th grand slam in January and reaching the semi-finals of the Rotterdam Open in the Netherlands would return him to top spot in the ATP rankings for the first time since November 2012. (more...)
Norway Winter Olympic team orders 15000 eggs by mistake Norway Winter Olympic team orders 15000 eggs by mistake
- February 08, 2018

Johansen recalled the moment the delivery van arrived and the team began to unload pallet after pallet of eggs. Needing some eggs to feed their athletes while in Pyeongchang, South Korea , the chefs told Norway's Aftenposten newspaper that they'd turned to the online translation tool to help them draft an order for a local grocery store. (more...)
Pernod Ricard raises profit goal after forecast-beating H1 results Pernod Ricard raises profit goal after forecast-beating H1 results
- February 08, 2018

The owner of Absolut vodka , Martell cognac and Mumm champagne, however, said the euro's rise against the dollar would knock 180 million euros ($221 million) off full year operating profit, a bigger hit than the 125 million euros impact previously forecast. (more...)
Pistons acquire Jameer Nelson from Bulls Pistons acquire Jameer Nelson from Bulls
- February 08, 2018

The Pistons have been looking for an answer at point guard since Jackson's injury, shuffling Ish Smith in-and-out of the starting spot in hopes to find the right fit. Nelson, 35, spent his first 10 seasons with the Orlando Magic , where he played for Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy. He was suspended six games on Tuesday for a domestic violence incident last summer. (more...)
Police make arrest in fatal road rage crash on QEW Police make arrest in fatal road rage crash on QEW
- February 08, 2018

Police say a auto going east on the QEW in Mississauga suddenly moved into the left lane in front of a line of cars and hit the brakes - causing five vehicles to slam into one another. Brandy Sommer Wood, Turcotte's cousin, said the family will never recover from the loss of their "young and beautiful" Turcotte. Turcotte, a graduate of Stamford Collegiate, worked at Sport Chek in Etobicoke and studied creative photography at Humber College. (more...)
Manchester United profit weighed down by higher wage bill Manchester United profit weighed down by higher wage bill
- February 08, 2018

United , whose leading players include Paul Pogba and David de Gea , are now second in the 20-team English Premier League. Jose Mourinho has recently said he is happy with his attacking options following the capture of Alexis Sanchez , but he is known to want to sign a new central midfielder with Michael Carrick set to retire and the future of Marouane Fellaini uncertain. (more...)
Olympics under way: USA beats Russian athletes in curling Olympics under way: USA beats Russian athletes in curling
- February 08, 2018

Speaking in Pyeongchang on Monday, IOC president Thomas Bach said: "The panel once again did great work going through the cases anonymously". On February 7 - the same day that the first preliminary competitions began for several events of the Pyeongchang games - 13 Russian athletes and two coaches made "urgent applications" to the court in an attempt to reverse the IOC's decision to ban them for doping. (more...)
Australian Politician Rips Ben Simmons All-Star Snub ... In Parliament! Australian Politician Rips Ben Simmons All-Star Snub ... In Parliament!
- February 08, 2018

Labor MP Tim Watts has delivered an impassioned case for Simmons, whose rookie year with the Philadelphia 76ers has been comparable to greats of the game like Magic Johnson. "(It) makes me think there is some kind of anti-Australian conspiracy going on in the league head office", Watts said. "If you thought that Australia was angry about the Simpsons versus Australia TV episode, you ain't seen nothing yet!" "They show that Australia's diversity is our strength". (more...)
UFC/MMA Rumors: CM Punk's next UFC fight nearly confirmed UFC/MMA Rumors: CM Punk's next UFC fight nearly confirmed
- February 08, 2018

Mike Jackson for the UFC 225 show on June 9 in Punk's home of Chicago. CM Punk wants this fight to happen, Mike Jackson wants this fight to happen, many fans seem to want this fight to happen, and the UFC seem to like the idea of this fight happening. (more...)
Former NFL player Tony Romo to tee it up in Dominican Republic Former NFL player Tony Romo to tee it up in Dominican Republic
- February 08, 2018

The Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship will mark Romo's first tournament as an individual against PGA Tour professionals in the same competition. The event runs the same week as the World Golf Championship-Dell Technologies Match Play in Austin, Texas, which features the top players in the world. (more...)
OKC keeps Warriors reeling in 125-105 win OKC keeps Warriors reeling in 125-105 win
- February 08, 2018

But Tuesday night he could have used a fifth one because the four he has were not up to the task against Oklahoma City. As a team, the Thunder shot 47 percent from the field and 12 of 31 from the three-point line as they led from start to finish after setting the tone with 42 points in the first quarter. (more...)
Robbie Fowler: Daniel Sturridge should NOT give up on his Liverpool career Robbie Fowler: Daniel Sturridge should NOT give up on his Liverpool career
- February 08, 2018

The Egypt worldwide became the fastest Liverpool player to reach 20 goals in the Premier League when he scored the Red's opener in last Sunday's 2-2 draw with Tottenham. Another player that could help Firmino score more goals is Thomas Lemar. He is very clever with his passing and his movement drags people out of position as well. (more...)
Maryland vs Penn State basketball Maryland vs Penn State basketball
- February 08, 2018

Ohio State. Four players are averaging at least 9.6 points per game for Maryland , they are Cowan (16.2), Kevin Huerter (14.6), Justin Jackson (9.8) and Bruno Fernando (9.6). For Penn State, though, there's still enough intrigue to remind fans - and perhaps even some coaches - of what days like today used to mean in college football. (more...)
National Basketball Association trade deadline rumors: Cavs, Clippers still discussing a DeAndre Jordan deal National Basketball Association trade deadline rumors: Cavs, Clippers still discussing a DeAndre Jordan deal
- February 08, 2018

Some experts and analysts believe they're willing to part with their coveted first round pick from the Brooklyn Nets , but only for a proper return. With the National Basketball Association trade deadline just three days away, the Cleveland Cavaliers continue to look for additional talent to not only bolster their roster, but also shake them from their current doldrums. (more...)
Virat Kohli's special message to Aleem Dar on new business venture Virat Kohli's special message to Aleem Dar on new business venture
- February 08, 2018

Pakistan were crushed by 203 runs by India to get knocked out of the competition. Of course, victory and defeat are part of any sport, but we need to accept that there was a huge difference in terms of skills between both teams. The Indian skipper has scored 459 runs in 12 innings against Pakistan, which includes his personal best of 183. Aleem Dar is undoubtedly one of the most respected officials in the game and was one of the top names in ICC's elite panel for the 2017-18 season and ... (more...)
Erin Hamlin named Team USA flag bearer for PyeongChang Opening Ceremony Erin Hamlin named Team USA flag bearer for PyeongChang Opening Ceremony
- February 08, 2018

Olympians in the Parade of Nations. Hamlin is from Remsen, New York (north of Utica) and will be competing in her fourth and final Winter Games. She will be the fourth luger to serve as the U.S. "Being named to an Olympic Team is an unbelievable accomplishment, and making four teams and winning the bronze medal is so much more than I could I have imagined I would accomplish". (more...)
Korean mixed doubles curling team earns 1st win Korean mixed doubles curling team earns 1st win
- February 08, 2018

South Korean curler Lee Ki-jeong celebrates a victory over Finland in the mixed doubles event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics at Gangneung Curling Centre in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, on February 8, 2018. "It was great to see a full house here and it was super exciting to be a part of it". While mixed doubles is only making its debut in the Pyeongchang Olympics, Lawes and Morris each have a gold medal from the traditional single-sex version of the game. (more...)
Pence Says US To Announce New, Tough Sanctions On North Korea Pence Says US To Announce New, Tough Sanctions On North Korea
- February 08, 2018

Kim Byung-kee, a member of South Korea's parliamentary intelligence committee, said North Korea stole cryptocurrency worth billions of South Korean Won (millions in USA dollars) over the course of the past year. He touted the coming deployment of an additional 20 ground-based interceptors that would respond to an enemy launch. Pence, who arrived in Japan on Tuesday to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , is traveling to South Korea Thursday to attend the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics ... (more...)
Fifteen banned Russian athletes lodge second appeal to top sports court Fifteen banned Russian athletes lodge second appeal to top sports court
- February 08, 2018

At least 168 Russian athletes are participating in the Games, according to the PyeongChang official website. Boxing, one of the core Olympic sports, has been contested at every edition of the Games apart from Stockholm in 1912, because it was banned in Sweden at the time. (more...)
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger praises attitude of Henrikh Mkhitaryan Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger praises attitude of Henrikh Mkhitaryan
- February 08, 2018

The arrivals of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan have energized Arsenal with four months remaining in a season that has been disappointing so far. "He called me a few times , he asked, "Will you come or not?' I said, 'First you have to tell me if you sign or not". "[The fans] have to be happy [to see us together], we will do our best of course, like we did in the past". (more...)
Winter Olympics: Russia denies launching cyber attacks Winter Olympics: Russia denies launching cyber attacks
- February 08, 2018

A group of 32 Russians who were denied invitations to the Olympics because of evidence linking them to past doping had their case heard Wednesday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport but no decision was made. There were four games played simultaneously Thursday morning. It then refused to invite any of the Russian athletes who had their bans overturned by CAS. (more...)
No Pyeongchang invite for CAS-cleared Russians, says IOC
- February 08, 2018

After the CAS decision, Russia's Olympic Committee requested that 13 active athletes and two who had become coaches be allowed to participate in the February 9-25 Games. "The timing there was not in our hands", he said. The 45 current athletes, and two former athletes now in support roles, all failed to pass the mandatory International Olympic Committee vetting - imposed as a result of Russian doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics - and were subsequently not invited. (more...)
Rockets rout Cavs, Nuggets see off Warriors Rockets rout Cavs, Nuggets see off Warriors
- February 08, 2018

In all honesty here though, we are all just pulling for stories and drama to talk about surrounding LeBron James . Especially during rough stretches of the season like these when the Cleveland Cavaliers need all the positive energy they can get, both individually and as a team. (more...)
Care set for England history as Jones makes two changes Care set for England history as Jones makes two changes
- February 08, 2018

Gatland said, tongue firmly in cheek: "I'm just intrigued by watching him, the way he prepares and how he goes about doing things". It's probably the easiest of the three tours, isn't it?' Twelve months on Wales are seeking a first Six Nations win at Twickenham since 2012 , when it was Williams who scored the decisive try with four minutes remaining, stripping the ball from Courtney Lawes near halfway before kicking ahead and gathering to steal victory. (more...)
No. 14 Ohio State downs No. 3 Purdue 64-63 No. 14 Ohio State downs No. 3 Purdue 64-63
- February 08, 2018

It was the Boilermakers first lost since November 23 when they played Western Kentucky. Isaac Haas added 18 as only four Boilermakers scored. Purdue's school record 14-game winning streak in conference play and 21-game winning streak at home also ended with a surprising finish. (more...)

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