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Cristiano Ronaldo not better than Neymar, says former FC Barcelona star Xavi Cristiano Ronaldo not better than Neymar, says former FC Barcelona star Xavi
- February 18, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo set yet more landmarks on Wednesday with two goals as Real Madrid hit back from an early PSG strike to beat the French side 3-1 in the first leg of their Champions League Round of 16 tie . The problem is that always we look at everything only through the scoreboard . This profession can wear you out but here more... Zidane, after the game, suddenly became the most handsome in the eyes of those who have not stopped criticising him in the last few weeks. (more...)
British PM seeks new security treaty with EU British PM seeks new security treaty with EU
- February 18, 2018

The federal indictment brought Friday by USA special counsel Robert Mueller represents the most detailed allegations to date of illegal Russian meddling during the campaign that sent Donald Trump to the White House. When Nick asked whether that meant he didn't want a vote on the Brexit deal, Mr Rees-Mogg said: "All you'd be voting on then is on whether we'd be leaving the European Union with or without a deal and I'm not sure that's a useful way of having a vote". (more...)
Wisconsin laws wouldn't have prevented Florida shooter from buying rifle Wisconsin laws wouldn't have prevented Florida shooter from buying rifle
- February 18, 2018

Lauderdale, the senior took to the lectern to call out the government officials who are in the National Rifle Association's pocket. "We extend our thoughts and prayers to the victims and their families, but our thoughts and prayers are not enough", House Minority Leader David Toscano and Del. (more...)
Chris Hughton: 'Progressing in FA Cup feels really good' Chris Hughton: 'Progressing in FA Cup feels really good'
- February 18, 2018

But he is wary of an upset after the Sky Blues embarrassed Stoke in the third round of the competition last month, a result which cost Mark Hughes his job. "Leonardo [Ulloa] made some good movement for the first goal". Brighton find themselves in a rare spot this week as the heaviest favorites on the slate, largely because they play at home and face a mid-table League Two side in Coventry City . (more...)
Australia make 245 to beat New Zealand in record-breaking chase Australia make 245 to beat New Zealand in record-breaking chase
- February 18, 2018

New Zealand opener Martin Guptill rewrote T20I history en route a record-breaking century against Australia at Eden Park . It took his global T20 career total to 2,188 runs, surpassing compatriot Brendon McCullum's 2,140, with India's Virat Kohli the next highest on the all-time list with 1,956. (more...)
What to watch: Women's super-G What to watch: Women's super-G
- February 18, 2018

But on Saturday, she completed the super-G run of her life and ripped the gold from Veith - and perhaps more devastatingly knocked Switzerland's Lara Gut from the podium; Gut was 0.01 seconds behind Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather, who was dropped from second to third because of Ledecka's run. (more...)
WWE hoping to sign Patriots' Rob Gronkowski, report says WWE hoping to sign Patriots' Rob Gronkowski, report says
- February 18, 2018

Expected to make $10 million with the Patriots next year, Gronkowski himself claimed in 2015 that he didn't have to spend any of his salary that year, living just off of endorsement money. Nearly immediately, the rumors of the New England Patriots TE heading to WWE started to kick into high gear and the feeling is clearly mutual on both sides. (more...)
Suns' Devin Booker walks off with 3-point title Suns' Devin Booker walks off with 3-point title
- February 18, 2018

Thompson had a key money ball go in and out of the rim in the final round, which hurt him in the following racks, making his margin of error very slim. Booker also scored 19 and Harris had 18. The 3-Point Contest is a two-round, timed competition in which five shooting locations are positioned around the 3-point arc. (more...)
Sally Field tries to set her son up with Olympian Adam Rippon Sally Field tries to set her son up with Olympian Adam Rippon
- February 18, 2018

This Wednesday, she tweeted her support for a thread Adam posted in January criticizing U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's positions on gay rights issues. But even though Rippon may be slightly disappointed, it was clear from Twitter that many people were full of pride for the athlete. He said his huge popularity stemmed from the fact that there was no hidden side to him. (more...)
Eric Hosmer to sign with Padres, according to reports Eric Hosmer to sign with Padres, according to reports
- February 18, 2018

Myers, who has played 207 games in the outfield in his career in addition to 327 games at first base, signed a six-year, $83 million extension with San Diego last January that takes him through 2022, plus a club option for 2023. Moustakas's future is still up in the air. Morosi reports Hosmer received an eight-year deal with an opt-out clause after the fifth season. Further details of the contract were not immediately available. (more...)
No. 13 Kansas hosts No. 20 WVU in Big 12 clash No. 13 Kansas hosts No. 20 WVU in Big 12 clash
- February 18, 2018

Considering the Jayhawks still get to play Texas Tech, plus the fact that the Red Raiders play four of their last five games against teams that are ranked inside the Top 33 in Ken Pomeroy's rankings , this actually isn't a must-win game for Kansas . (more...)
American speed skater survives wild crash near finish to win silver medal American speed skater survives wild crash near finish to win silver medal
- February 18, 2018

The American skater hadn't even qualified for the 2014 Games in Sochi after he got hit with the swine flu at the Olympic trials, which made his medal in these games even sweeter. "In the 1,500 I took the bad call and in the 1,000 I took the good call". Krueger has been one of the top skaters for the US since his teens, but he missed out on the Sochi Olympics after coming down with swine flu at the 2014 Olympic trials. (more...)
India bowl in final ODI match against South Africa India bowl in final ODI match against South Africa
- February 18, 2018

Sourav Ganguly feels that if there is anyone who can surpass Sachin Tendulkar's record then it is Virat Kohli. So, they went desperate after facing a series defeat where team India is very powerful team now. South Africa's batsmen had struggled to bat fluently on a slow pitch but Kohli struck the ball with power and precision to reach his fifty off 36 balls and his 35th One-Day International century off 82 deliveries with 17 fours. (more...)
Champions League: Liverpool's Sadio Mane named player of the week Champions League: Liverpool's Sadio Mane named player of the week
- February 18, 2018

Liverpool legend John Barnes has expressed doubts about the ability of Liverpool's front three to provide the goals necessary for the Reds to challenge for major honours, despite their current red-hot form. Salah started alongside Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane for the Champions League round of 16 clash and the trio produced a masterclass in attacking play at the Estadio do Dragao. (more...)
Barça equal their La Liga unbeaten run record Barça equal their La Liga unbeaten run record
- February 18, 2018

They also equaled a previous record of 31-games unbeaten in the Spanish league, a feat previously acheived by former manager Pep Guardiola during the 2010/11 season. Sevilla, meanwhile, are in Gran Canaria to face Las Palmas, where they will again be without Ever Banega. That proved to be the case in the opening 15 minutes of the match, as Jose Angel Valdes nodded a good chance over the bar and Kike tested Marc-Andre ter Stegen down low. (more...)
U.S. can't keep up with bigger, stronger Russians in men's hockey U.S. can't keep up with bigger, stronger Russians in men's hockey
- February 18, 2018

Ryan Donato was able to get things going against Slovakia, scoring both goals in a 2-1 win to save the United States from losing its first two Olympic games for the first time since 1984. Having already given up a pair of goals to Prokhorkin, Zapolski let in a cheap goal with one second remaining in a second period in which the US played the Russians largely even. (more...)
Fox News host slams LeBron, Durant for criticism of Trump Fox News host slams LeBron, Durant for criticism of Trump
- February 18, 2018

James , who previously called Trump a "bum" in a tweet , described the current political climate as "hot" in a recent interview on Uninterrupted's video series " Rolling With the Champion ". "JUST SHUT UP AND THROW THAT BASEBALL" - said no Fox News viewer". There is another glaring problem with Ingraham's argument, though: LeBron James happens to be a genius. (more...)
Olympic Hockey Results 2018: Friday's Scores and Top Highlights Olympic Hockey Results 2018: Friday's Scores and Top Highlights
- February 18, 2018

Citing a system of Russian doping at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi , the IOC in December barred Russia's Olympic Committee from this year's games in Pyeongchang and forced "clean" Russian athletes to compete as neutral "Olympic Athletes from Russia". (more...)
Hanyu magic as snowboarder Ledecka pulls off ski shock Hanyu magic as snowboarder Ledecka pulls off ski shock
- February 18, 2018

Lara Gut from Switzerland and Tina Weirather from Liechtenstein enter the event with better super-G rankings this season, and both will be eyeing the gold. Elsewhere, Lizzy Yarnold retained her women's skeleton title with a stunning final run at the Olympic Sliding Centre and there was also a bronze medal for team-mate Laura Deas as Great Britain enjoyed their most successful day at a Winter Games , despite more heartbreak for short-track speed skater Elise Christie. (more...)
Jose Mourinho reveals his summer transfer plan Jose Mourinho reveals his summer transfer plan
- February 18, 2018

Mourinho also said there was no disagreement between him and Pogba about the player's position as he again rounded on those in the media who have questioned how the midfielder is used. "Of course, we need balance in the team. Period. End of story". The United boss has already made no secret of his desire to bolster his central midfield areas this summer, having ruled out bringing in more attack-minded players. (more...)
Katie Ledecky wonders whether she is related to Ester Ledecka Katie Ledecky wonders whether she is related to Ester Ledecka
- February 18, 2018

She made her first appearance on the World Cup Alpine skiing circuit in February at Garmisch, and has ranked between No. 38 and No. 43 in the Super-G. "I've said it is, but at the same time, if my body holds up, I don't know", Vonn hinted. "But I waited another four and now here we are". At the post-race news conference, Ledecka declined to remove her goggles. (more...)
Ice hockey: Donato's goals lift United States to win over Slovakia Ice hockey: Donato's goals lift United States to win over Slovakia
- February 18, 2018

The United States leads Group B with four points, followed by the Russians and Slovakia with three each, and Slovenia with two, and it would avoid the qualification round with a regulation victory. Feeling good about how they tilted the ice for two periods, the Americans need to avoid a repeat of how they went into a shell in the third period and abandoned the aggressive approach that had been working so well. (more...)
Czech snowboarder causes shock to win super-G on borrowed skis
- February 18, 2018

And then, this? Yeah, sure, Ledecka has occasionally skied fast in training runs, her competitors said. How do you celebrate shocking the world and winning a surprise gold medal in Super-G on borrowed skis? She would later tell Eurosport that she thought there had been a mistake. (more...)
Anfernee McLemore dislocates left ankle against SC Anfernee McLemore dislocates left ankle against SC
- February 18, 2018

The Tigers fell behind big to the Gamecocks in the first half, but things got worse when McLemore, a 6-foot-8 sophomore, suffered a dislocated left ankle when a teammate fell onto his leg while trying to draw a charge. He had one point and five rebounds before leaving Sunday's contest. McLemore's injury was sustained during Auburn's matchup with SC, who they trailed by 19 at half. (more...)
Tony Carr: Leads Penn State to blowout over Buckeyes Tony Carr: Leads Penn State to blowout over Buckeyes
- February 18, 2018

Carr tossed an alley-oop Watkins' way and the forward jammed home the run's second basket to give Penn State the lead for good just 3:20 in. Ohio State vs Penn State tv channel is on BTN. The Nittany Lions' three conference road wins are tied for their most since joining the Big Ten in 1992-93. Penn State's Lamar Stevens (11) drives to the hoop as Ohio State's Kaleb Wesson (34) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in State College, Pa., Thursday, Feb. (more...)
Eibar v Barcelona - story of the match Eibar v Barcelona - story of the match
- February 18, 2018

The Blaugrana came away with a 2-0 win thanks to goals from Luis Suarez and Jordi Alba to extend their lead to 10 points at the top of the table with Atletico Madrid not in action until they face Atheltic Bilbao on Sunday. Barcelona were struggling to halt Eibar's rumbling momentum, only for Orellana to foolishly do it for them. Fabian Orellana, already booked in the 58th, was given a second yellow for childishly punching away the ball during a stoppage of play. (more...)
Canada's Lee pulled onto Czech Republic bench during hockey game Canada's Lee pulled onto Czech Republic bench during hockey game
- February 18, 2018

When a reporter suggested to Mike Testwuide, U.S. -born forward, that it was surprising to see South Korea play so well, the naturalized player laughed and said, "I don't know what you guys expected". Ice Hockey - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Men's Preliminary Round Match - Canada v Czech Republic - Gangneung Hockey Centre, Gangneung, South Korea - February 17, 2018 - Canadian (in black) and Czech Republic players shake hands after the game. (more...)
Nathan Chen Makes a Six-Quad Comeback Nathan Chen Makes a Six-Quad Comeback
- February 18, 2018

But on Saturday, Chen shook off the nerves and delivered an incredible performance. Adam Rippon , who wears his heart on his sequined sleeve, was asked the same question. Despite two technical bobbles, with a step out on another quad toe and a shaky landing on his final triple lutz, Hanyu was determined to hang on to every landing. (more...)
Pogba out of Man Utd´s Huddersfield trip with illness Pogba out of Man Utd´s Huddersfield trip with illness
- February 18, 2018

What I would say is, at United, you're all main men. Asked whether it is a serious problem, he replied: "I don't know and honestly I don't care". "Yesterday he was working, I would say normal, with us". Mourinho has denied such suggestions, fuelled by claims in France that Pogba is unhappy with the position he is being played - including against Newcastle when he was unable to control things in the middle. (more...)
Team Penske stakes claim as Daytona 500 favourites Team Penske stakes claim as Daytona 500 favourites
- February 18, 2018

What seemed to be a natural cycle of stock-car racing history turned out to be three months of silence. NASCAR could have a single-car parade for some 400 miles, or the lack of experience in the field could lead to youthful mistakes. The second qualifying race has gone smoothly since the early yellow flag. So, now, all of a sudden, he is the hotel lounge singer ending his career at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

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