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Return of Westbrook and Carmelo not enough as Thunder fall to Cavs Return of Westbrook and Carmelo not enough as Thunder fall to Cavs
- February 14, 2018

George Hill , acquired as the league's best three-point shooter, is an obvious upgrade over a noticeably-behind-schedule Thomas, ancient Rose, and Jose Calderon. 11), LeBron James said planned to test out the new Cavaliers look via National Basketball Association 2K18. Gotta keep feeding the big man. After playing fairly evenly over the course of the first half of the game, the Thunder held their last lead of the game with 3:28 left in the third quarter. (more...)
England scrum against Georgia during Six Nations rest week England scrum against Georgia during Six Nations rest week
- February 14, 2018

His assistant Howley has claimed Alain Rolland, the former referee who heads up World Rugby's team of elite match officials, has spoken to the Wales camp to admit to the error on behalf of his personnel. 'We've got to trust the referees, respect their integrity. The process was very bad because even after making the decision to disallow the try he said to the referee that it'd be an attacking scrum five metres out but that was never going to be the case because it came from a kick from ... (more...)
Pereira: Pereira: "Philly Special" Super Bowl TD should've been called penalty
- February 14, 2018

With the play being in the trick variety the officials during the game should have been even more aware of what is legal and what isn't legal. Alshon Jeffrey, at the top of the screen in this image, appears to be off the line. I know what the league has said, but they would have been a lot more comfortable if they would have called an illegal formation. Jeffery (upper right) did check in with the line judge before the play, meaning the official gave him no reason to think he was lined up ... (more...)
Olympic snowboarder taken to hospital after scary halfpipe crash Olympic snowboarder taken to hospital after scary halfpipe crash
- February 14, 2018

The 16-year-old was taken to the hospital with "no big injury" except pain in his hip, according to Japan's press officer via USA Today . "He was moving, but getting dragged off on a stretcher", the Washington Post's Adam Kilgore wrote on Twitter . (more...)
Shaun White wins USA's 100th all-time Winter Olympic gold medal Shaun White wins USA's 100th all-time Winter Olympic gold medal
- February 14, 2018

White scored a remarkable 98.50 out of 100 to lead after qualifying, and maintained his momentum with a top score of 94.25 in the opening round of Wednesday's final. In another milestone, White's win was the 100th gold won by USA athletes in the Winter Games. White needed a big performance to overhaul Japan's Ayumu Hirano and duly delivered with a spectacular display to earn a score of 97.75. (more...)
United States of America men's hockey team loses to Slovenia in Olympics debut United States of America men's hockey team loses to Slovenia in Olympics debut
- February 14, 2018

But Slovenia rallied with two goals in the third period, including one with less than two minutes to go in regulation after they pulled their goalie. Blaz Gregorc and Miha Verlic assisted on the play. Slovenia, the Americans' first opponent in the round-robin preliminary round, enters with much lower expectations. (more...)
Did Rutgers just win the 2013 Pinstripe Bowl? Did Rutgers just win the 2013 Pinstripe Bowl?
- February 14, 2018

Although all parties acknowledged that Notre Dame did everything right in response to the academic misconduct, the University is now told that it must live with severe sanctions for its actions". Cheryl Wray covers sports for the Alabama Media Group. It was ruled this trainer committed academic misconduct with two of the Irish players and provided impermissible academic extra benefits. (more...)
Canada defeats Switzerland 10-3 to win mixed doubles curling gold medal Canada defeats Switzerland 10-3 to win mixed doubles curling gold medal
- February 14, 2018

As the top seed in the playoffs, Canada had hammer to start the final. Morris, 39, was an Olympic champion at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics playing third for the now-retired Kevin Martin, and Lawes won gold at the 2014 Sochi Games in Russian Federation as vice for Jennifer Jones. (more...)
'I think Neymar will play for Real Madrid,' says Brazil team-mate
- February 14, 2018

In the six years since, Madrid's revenues have grown steadily to €671m in 2016-17. Real Madrid defender Marcelo feels his Brazil teammate Neymar will one day jump ship from Paris Saint-Germain to the record-holding European football champions. (more...)
Tom Izzo agrees with John Engler that ESPN report is 'sensationalized' Tom Izzo agrees with John Engler that ESPN report is 'sensationalized'
- February 14, 2018

He calls the report "sensationalized" for using Nassar's photo alongside basketball coach Tom Izzo and football coach Mark Dantonio. he says the University is looking into the allegations made in the report and says the coaches have been asked not to comment. (more...)
Rohit Sharma, wrist spinners help India script history in South Africa Rohit Sharma, wrist spinners help India script history in South Africa
- February 14, 2018

Shreyas Iyer has been showing the elements of an global batsman, but he has failed to strike big as he edged Ngidi to Klaasen behind the wicket just when it seemed that he was building the platform for a late innings flourish. It was a long time coming (smiles). The bowler would hit 150 kph during the match, and had his revenge in his next over. India has already won 3 out of the 4 games and leading the 6 match series by 3-1. (more...)
Genesis Open: Relive Tiger Woods' Riviera debut as a 16-year-old Genesis Open: Relive Tiger Woods' Riviera debut as a 16-year-old
- February 14, 2018

Tiger Woods (33/1), the 14-time major champion, will make his second start of the season this week. He will certainly have stiff competition this week from a field headed by world number one and defending champion Dustin Johnson . Bubba Watson - Bubba Watson hasn't had any noteworthy performances since the QBE Shootout, but he has made the cut in four of his last five events and is 11th in driving distance. (more...)
Ajax starlet Justin Kluivert open to future Arsenal move Ajax starlet Justin Kluivert open to future Arsenal move
- February 14, 2018

Young Ajax winger Justin Kluivert admits he would find it hard to turn down a move to the Premier League , while Barcelona are also intriguing. He was in the squad as side suffered a 2-0 defeat to United in the Europa League final last May. (more...)
Canadian Figure Skater Eric Radford Took Home The Gold Canadian Figure Skater Eric Radford Took Home The Gold
- February 14, 2018

The 33-year-old, who also used Hometown Glory to win gold at the 2016 World Championships, posted on Twitter about breaking this huge barrier at the Pyeongchang Games. Eric Radford skated with partner Meagan Duhamel for Canada on the weekend, while Adam Rippon skated solo for the U.S. this morning. "If he's okay with what's being said about people and Americans and foreigners and about different countries that are being called 'shitholes, ' I think he should really go to church". (more...)
Chelsea's Gary Cahill 'devastated' by Ryan Mason's retirement after horrific head crush Chelsea's Gary Cahill 'devastated' by Ryan Mason's retirement after horrific head crush
- February 14, 2018

Ryan Mason has told talkSPORT he is keen to begin a coaching career at former club Tottenham after hanging up his boots at the age of 26. '(The doctor) said there was a moment shortly after I arrived at the hospital, I think maybe just after I'd had a CT scan, that I was what they call "unresponsive". (more...)
Shaun White wins gold in men's halfpipe with epic final run Shaun White wins gold in men's halfpipe with epic final run
- February 14, 2018

With his big win, figures in Hollywood and fellow athletes took to Twitter congratulate him. Hawk, widely regarded as the greatest skateboarder in history and a pioneer for numerous tricks in the sport, first met White when he was nine years old. (more...)
Chloe Kim stays 'hangry,' live-tweets on her way to gold Chloe Kim stays 'hangry,' live-tweets on her way to gold
- February 14, 2018

The coronation of a new American Olympic star occurred here late Tuesday morning. The German one-two returned the smiles to the faces of the luge superpower's camp, which was crestfallen on Sunday after defending men's champion Felix Loch crashed out of the medals with a horror final run. (more...)
Porto with injury worries ahead of Champions League clash Porto with injury worries ahead of Champions League clash
- February 14, 2018

Liverpool were one of four teams to remain unbeaten in this season's Champions League group stages, alongside Barcelona, Besiktas and Tottenham. The German keeper put on his best display for the club to keep Liverpool in the lead before they could grab the second goal. (more...)
Women's slalom latest race postponed as wind blows away Olympic alpine schedule Women's slalom latest race postponed as wind blows away Olympic alpine schedule
- February 14, 2018

Shiffrin originally was supposed to get started with the giant slalom on Monday; that race was rescheduled for Thursday and will now be her first at these Winter Games. Mikaela Shiffrin will have to wait to make her highly anticipated debut in Pyeongchang as she's set to compete for the U.S.as a favorite to win gold. (more...)
Steve Kerr disrespects Suns by letting players coach Steve Kerr disrespects Suns by letting players coach
- February 14, 2018

Meanwhile, the Warriors are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games against a team with a losing record, 2-8-1 ATS in their last 11 games following a win of more than 10 points and 1-4-1 ATS in their last six games following an ATS win. "They are exhausted of my voice". Kerr added he didn't think the tactic was a big deal but that "it's the world we live in so everyone is going to debate it and whether it's a controversy or not it has to become one I guess". (more...)
BT and Sky pay £4.5bn for Premier League rights deals BT and Sky pay £4.5bn for Premier League rights deals
- February 14, 2018

BT won one package and will pay £295 million per season. However, unless its buys one of the two unsold packages, BT's overall Premier League cost will fall from £ 320m to £ 295m per season . BT has secured rights to Saturday lunchtime kick-offs at a cost of £9.2m each. Sky , the Premier League's main broadcast partner since the competition was established in 1992, will broadcast 128 out of 200 available games, including all fixtures on Fridays, Sundays and Mondays. (more...)
Bill Haas involved in fatal auto crash near Riviera Country Club Bill Haas involved in fatal auto crash near Riviera Country Club
- February 14, 2018

Bill Haas was injured in a auto accident in Pacific Palisades, Calif., on Tuesday evening that left the driver of the vehicle Haas was riding in dead and the driver of the other auto involved injured. "His vehicle basically just got clipped by the Ferrari", Fischer said. Haas is in town for a golf tournament at the Riviera Country Club, Golf Digest reports . (more...)
American luger hospitalized after crash American luger hospitalized after crash
- February 14, 2018

A scary scene unfolded at the Winter Olympics on Tuesday when Emily Sweeney , an American luge athlete, had a violent wreck. She actually said she was okay at that point, and it was confirmed that she had no broken bones or anything of that nature, though she was then taken to the hospital for further evaluation. (more...)
Champions League: Spurs fight back against Juventus, City rampant
- February 14, 2018

To show that performance is to be proud and to congratulate the players because they were fantastic". "It was an enthralling encounter overall: we started the first half excellently, but ultimately succumbed to Spurs' steady growth of confidence during the game". (more...)
Matthew McConaughey takes out full-page ad for Nick Foles in Texas paper Matthew McConaughey takes out full-page ad for Nick Foles in Texas paper
- February 12, 2018

Hey, while Foles technically may not own the Patriots in a literal sense, he sure did in the Super Bowl. However, McConaughey cheers for Washington - one of the Eagles' division rivals - in the NFL . Playing the entire season without their All-Star wide receiver Julian Edelman, New England gave everything they had and fell short to an excellent Philadelphia team. (more...)
Wentz, Eagles fly high in Philly parade Wentz, Eagles fly high in Philly parade
- February 12, 2018

Whether the extra precaution was necessary or not, the "Philly Special" ended up as the play of the game , and it came as a surprise to everyone - including the Patriots . "I've got nothing to complain about", Boston resident Bill Crowley said. As a fan, I can say I got some great closure and I hope Tom did too in just talking about it. (more...)
Four-goal hero Aguero salutes De Bruyne Four-goal hero Aguero salutes De Bruyne
- February 12, 2018

Belgium global De Bruyne has started all 26 of City's Premier League matches this season and has covered 288 kilometres in the top flight this season - the 10th greatest distance of any player - and admitted he was feeling like "s***" during the busy campaign. (more...)
Plane carrying French rugby team stopped by police at Edinburgh Airport Plane carrying French rugby team stopped by police at Edinburgh Airport
- February 12, 2018

A police statement said inquiries had established that no crimes had been committed and no arrests were made. We are awaiting more information'. France Rugby's chartered Jet2 flight was set to leave Edinburgh at 11am for Paris Orly but was delayed two hours. (more...)
Kevin De Bruyne can win the Ballon d'Or, says Pep Guardiola Kevin De Bruyne can win the Ballon d'Or, says Pep Guardiola
- February 12, 2018

And Guardiola reckons KDB needs to make his mark on the competition if he is to challenge Lionel Messi , Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar . City has only progressed beyond the last 16 once in six previous UEFA Champions League campaigns - De Bruyne's excellent victor securing a semi-final spot at Paris Saint-Germain's expense in 2016 - and memories of last season's thrilling away goals exit at the hands of Monaco remain fresh for Guardiola. (more...)
Koreas hold 'frank and candid' talks Koreas hold 'frank and candid' talks
- February 12, 2018

The handwritten invitation to President Moon was delivered by Mr Kim's influential sister, Kim Yo-jong, at a landmark meeting in the presidential palace in Seoul , as the Games opened on Saturday. A lessening of hostility between the two Koreas could, therefore, benefit America as well. Washington seems to be unhappy about the Pyongyang-Seoul engagement. (more...)

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