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SU Professor reflects on time with US Olympic Committee SU Professor reflects on time with US Olympic Committee
- February 10, 2018

The opening ceremony will offer at least some hints about that, and maybe more . A relieved South Korea , which has lived for months under the threat of a nuclear war amidst tests , bomber flights, public insults, and back-and-forth name calling by Kim and Trump, was all too relieved to roll out the red carpet for its neighbour. (more...)
Atlanta Hawks' Bembry Busted Driving 128 miles per hour Atlanta Hawks' Bembry Busted Driving 128 miles per hour
- February 10, 2018

According to WSB-TV, Bembry was booked after he was caught driving 128 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone on Interstate 85 in Georgia. Bembry was stopped without incident and arrested on charges of speeding and reckless driving, according to police. (more...)
Yoel Romero not eligible for interim UFC title after missing weight Yoel Romero not eligible for interim UFC title after missing weight
- February 10, 2018

On Friday night, Romero hit the scales at 188.3 pounds and was given two hours to attempt to cut the remaining 3.3 pounds. When he stepped back on the scale, he weighed in at 187.7 pounds. The UFC 221 main event was originally supposed to shine the spotlight on Whittaker, who was slated to put his belt on the line for the first time by squaring off with Rockhold. (more...)
Leicester not seeking revenge on Man City over Riyad Mahrez saga - Puel
- February 10, 2018

Mahrez will be punished by Leicester after extending his strike into a second week, with the £80 million-rated star understood to have been spending time in Algeria with family and close friends. A late penalty for Leicester brought us extra time before penalties saw the visiting City leave with victory. "In all the transfers, clubs call the clubs". (more...)
India defeat SA in 3rd ODI, here are records broken India defeat SA in 3rd ODI, here are records broken
- February 10, 2018

Victor of the game will take 1-0 in the series of 6 ODI matches. A fourth consecutive win will also cement their spot as the no.1 side in ICC ODI Rankings. AB de Villiers , 5. He holds the record for the fastest century in the format, reaching the milestone off only 31 balls against the West Indies in 2015. (more...)
LeBron James 'likes the pieces that we have coming in' LeBron James 'likes the pieces that we have coming in'
- February 10, 2018

Despite the fact that they still have James on the roster, Cleveland remains just 2.5 games out of the seventh seed and 4.5 back of the eighth seed. There is a story behind that pick, too, as Cleveland acquired it Thursday when they traded Dwyane Wade back to the Miami Heat . There was no urgency to make upgrades, because they are the best team in the National Basketball Association and it isn't particularly close. (more...)
Check out Mychal Kendricks' account of the Eagles' Super Bowl parade Check out Mychal Kendricks' account of the Eagles' Super Bowl parade
- February 10, 2018

They lost their MVP-candidate quarterback. Natasha Curley, 31, a janitor from Trenton, New Jersey, said the Super Bowl victory silences fans of despised rivals like the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants. Even the greatest quarterback of all time with the greatest performance of all time, couldn't overcome a bad defense. Nick Foles don't got it. Corey Clement is too slow. (more...)
Former Vancouver Canuck Dave 'Tiger' Williams charged with sexual assault Former Vancouver Canuck Dave 'Tiger' Williams charged with sexual assault
- February 10, 2018

The alleged victim was another passenger on the flight and reported the incident while they were en route. National Defence released a brief statement Friday, saying Williams was taking part in a morale visit to the Canadian contingent in Latvia just before Christmas. (more...)
Mourinho explains role of Pogba at Man Utd Mourinho explains role of Pogba at Man Utd
- February 10, 2018

However, Mourinho criticised the debate and underlined exactly what he expects from Pogba as a box-to-box midfielder at Old Trafford. " Paul had a very professional behaviour and this week was not different to what Paul is every week", Mourinho said. (more...)
Rockets expected to sign Brandan Wright after buyout, per report Rockets expected to sign Brandan Wright after buyout, per report
- February 10, 2018

Although Wright has been hampered with injury issues the last two seasons, where he played just 40 games combined, he has been healthy this year. In the midst of his 11th National Basketball Association season, the 30-year-old Wright is averaging 5.0 points and 3.4 rebounds per contest in 27 games. (more...)
Ian Wright has warning for West Ham duo Evra and Zabaleta Ian Wright has warning for West Ham duo Evra and Zabaleta
- February 10, 2018

He previously spent eight-and-a-half years at Manchester United - including the 2013/14 season alongside Moyes - and was sacked by Marseille earlier this season and banned by UEFA following an altercation with a supporter. "In life, nobody gave me anything for free, so that's why I know I have to work hard and that's what I like to do". "You don't realise how lucky you are and just to wake up this morning and know I am going to train with my new team-mates made me smile!" Evra's ... (more...)
Canada dominates Switzerland for 4th straight win in mixed doubles curling Canada dominates Switzerland for 4th straight win in mixed doubles curling
- February 10, 2018

The U.S. falls to 1-2 overall. Saturday's 6-4 loss to Wang Rui and Ba Dexin of China ran their record to 1-4. The Finns kept the game close until the fifth end when Morris and Lawes collected five, forcing Tomi Rantamaeki and Oona Kauste to shake hands. (more...)
Final: Fiorentina 0-2 Juventus - The boom and bust of the match Final: Fiorentina 0-2 Juventus - The boom and bust of the match
- February 10, 2018

Jordan Veretout placed the ball on the ground and was preparing to pick his spot, before Juventus' players encroached and hassled referee Marco Guida into using VAR. "I don't accept the referee's choice". That's daunting news for Premier League leading scorer Harry Kane and Tottenham, who are next on the schedule for Juve when the clubs meet in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday at the Allianz Stadium . (more...)
Oggi iniziano le Olimpiadi invernali 2018 Oggi iniziano le Olimpiadi invernali 2018
- February 10, 2018

Tutti dietro ad Arianna Fontana , 27enne valtellinese scelta per portare il tricolore nella passerella dello Stadio Olimpico di Daegwallyeong . I XXIII Giochi Olimpici Invernali si aprono con una grande festa che, attraverso lo sport, almeno fino al 25 febbraio (giorno della cerimonia di chiusura) si respirerà nella penisola coreana. (more...)
South Korea president declares 2018 Winter Olympics open South Korea president declares 2018 Winter Olympics open
- February 10, 2018

Pence is leading the US delegation to the opening ceremonies , where he has worked to pour cold water on warming ties between the two Koreas. These are the first of three Olympics in which the world is invited in succession to Asia: PyeongChang in 2018, Summer Games in Tokyo in 2020 and Winter Games in Beijing in 2022. (more...)
Brief shutdown coming as Senate debate stalls Brief shutdown coming as Senate debate stalls
- February 10, 2018

That won over many Republicans but some were still furious over the $131 billion extra made available for non-military spending, including health and infrastructure. In a letter to her Democratic colleagues, Pelosi announced she wouldn't vote for the Senate compromise, writing that, "We can not allow our success in one part of the discussion to diminish our leverage in another". (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur vs Arsenal, Premier League preview Tottenham Hotspur vs Arsenal, Premier League preview
- February 10, 2018

They extend the rules. It goes to show for their inconsistency and you'll never be sure what to expect. "On that front, as much as I can be harsh with the referees, on that front I am quite tolerant with the referees because when you watch a game live it is very hard at 100 percent pace to distinguish whether it is a dive or not", he added. (more...)
Deputy PM comments on CAS decision on Russian athletes Deputy PM comments on CAS decision on Russian athletes
- February 10, 2018

In December, the IOC chose to suspend the ROC from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games over the doping scandal, but allowed clean Russian athletes to compete in uniforms bearing the name "Olympic Athlete from Russia " under the Olympic Flag, with the Olympic anthem to be played in any ceremony instead of the Russian anthem. (more...)
Game Preview and HTW: New York Islanders vs. Detroit Red Wings Game Preview and HTW: New York Islanders vs. Detroit Red Wings
- February 10, 2018

John Tavares has continued to lead the Islanders with 60 points in 55 games played. But Brock Nelson scored his third of the game with 1:45 left in overtime to give the Isles a stunning 7-6 win Friday night at Barclays Center. Jaroslav Halak made six saves on seven shots in the third period to pick up the win. With the Islanders playing the second game of a back-to-back set, backup goalie Thomas Greiss will likely draw an increasingly rare start against the Red Wings' top net-minder, ... (more...)
Pyeonchang Winter Olympics Opening Ceremonies Pyeonchang Winter Olympics Opening Ceremonies
- February 10, 2018

The world hasn't seen such an intersection of sports and politics since the US boycotted the 1980 Moscow Olympics and the Soviets returned the favor four years later in Los Angeles. South Korea earlier this year said the agreement failed to meet victims' needs and called for more steps, but Japan insists the agreement should not be changed. (more...)
Tottenham boss Pochettino unsure if Arsenal had a good window Tottenham boss Pochettino unsure if Arsenal had a good window
- February 10, 2018

He said: "I am convinced he wanted to see tricking your opponent is to be clever". It'll be disappointing for the Frenchman but he needed a rest and I'm sure he'll still get plenty of opportunities throughout the second half of the season. (more...)
Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators thrown out of Olympics Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators thrown out of Olympics
- February 10, 2018

Trump and Kim Jong Un (impersonators) meet at the Olympics! According to the BBC , the opening ceremony was not broadcast in North Korea, with state television instead playing its typical range of patriotic songs. A volunteer from the Korean organizers carried the flag. Earlier in the week, Tonga's Pita Taufatofua insisted it would be too cold to repeat his bare-chested march from Rio. (more...)
Serena to make comeback in Fed Cup doubles Serena to make comeback in Fed Cup doubles
- February 10, 2018

Some of that struggle was apparent during an exhibition match in Abu Dhabi in December, where she lost to French Open Champion Jelena Ostapenko . Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam singles champion, has not played competitively since last year's Australian Open, after which she announced she was pregnant, giving birth to her first child on September 1. (more...)
Cleveland GM Altman: Cavs were marching a slow death before trades Cleveland GM Altman: Cavs were marching a slow death before trades
- February 10, 2018

I feel like they made some good moves. The trade also created a traded player exception for the Cavaliers in the amount of approximately $1.5million. "The way we've been playing, we needed that", said Cavs coach Tyronn Lue, who was back on the bench after falling ill Tuesday night in Orlando. "These trades certainly put a wind in our sails". (more...)
Russian athletes lose Olympic appeals Russian athletes lose Olympic appeals
- February 10, 2018

The 47 athletes and coaches involved in the latest appeal had asked to be invited to the 2018 Games despite being left off the list of invitees who were cleared by a review panel. Russian athletes competing in Pyeongchang must follow a code of conduct that prevents them from wearing their country colors and advises them against posting national symbols on social media. (more...)
Australia PM to deliver apology to child sex abuse victims Australia PM to deliver apology to child sex abuse victims
- February 10, 2018

The Australian royal commission released its final report , along with 409 recommendations, in December after determining that tens of thousands of children had been sexually abused in institutional care settings over decades. The scheme was set to be rolled out by July 1, with Mr Turnbull encouraging states, territories and non-government organisations to sign up. "Unless the states agree to participate, institutions within their jurisdictions will not be able to join". (more...)
US Winter Olympics team is too gay to win medals US Winter Olympics team is too gay to win medals
- February 10, 2018

UPDATE 1:40 p.m. ET - Fox News has removed Moody's post . "Were our Olympians selected because they're the best at what they do", he added, "or because they're the best publicity for our current obsession with having one each from Column A, B and C?" The headline announces this by stating: "In Olympics, let's focus on the victor of the race - not the race of the winner". (more...)
Olympics: Ski star Vonn vows to win for late grandfather Olympics: Ski star Vonn vows to win for late grandfather
- February 10, 2018

Vonn missed the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics through injury and is continuing to manage a serious knee problem which is expected to make Pyeongchang 2018 her fourth and final Olympics. It's just a girl and her dog on a great big Olympic adventure. "And I feel closer to him when I'm skiing". I got her a year and a half ago. "I have someone looking out for me", she said. (more...)
Cleveland Cavaliers overhaul roster on manic NBA trade deadline day Cleveland Cavaliers overhaul roster on manic NBA trade deadline day
- February 10, 2018

The team sent some of medical staff to Atlanta in hopes of completing physicals before Friday's game, but it's unlikely any of the new additions will play until Sunday in Boston. He was also in the middle of a heated team meeting when he questioned why Kevin Love left a game early and missed a practice. I don't know for what reason, but it's just part of the game."Both James and Lue said they learned of the massive trades Thursday as they were happening, but Altman said he'd consulted with ... (more...)
RC Football Fans React to Super Bowl LII RC Football Fans React to Super Bowl LII
- February 10, 2018

His 505 passing yards shattered his own record, set past year against the Falcons, whilst the Patriots' 33 points were the most ever in a loss in the championship game. Gratitude to the NEP organization for supporting us on our very challenging and hard journey. 'Gratitude toward my coaches for the effort and sacrifice they make to put us players in the best position to win . (more...)

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