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Hard 12-car wreck forces Daytona 500 overtime Hard 12-car wreck forces Daytona 500 overtime
- February 19, 2018

Bringing back the No. 3, which hadn't been used since Earnhardt's death at this track in 2001, was finally blessed by Childress three seasons ago. Kurt Busch , the defending champion of the the Daytona 500 , won Stage 1 of the race as a multi-car wreck broke out on the backstretch. (more...)
Kirk makes charge at Australian Open golf Kirk makes charge at Australian Open golf
- February 19, 2018

Ko is the first LPGA player in 67 years to win in her official debut. Green, 21, is seeking to become the first Australian to claim her national crown since Karrie Webb won the last of her five titles in 2014. Ko hit three birdies and three bogeys across an inconsistent round of golf, in what appears a continuation of her 2017 woes. "This course is narrow, and then there's the green, so I'm thinking about only the greens and then try to two putt", she said of her strategy for the final ... (more...)
Disney Channel Announces Third 'Descendants' Movie Disney Channel Announces Third 'Descendants' Movie
- February 19, 2018

Reprising their roles in the new film are: Dove Cameron as Mal, Cameron Boyce as Carlos, Sofia Carson as Evie, Booboo Stewart as Jay, Mitchell Hope as King Ben and China Anne McClain as Uma. Deadline report a summer 2019 release for the film, which became an instant classic with the children of infamous villains taking on their own stories. (more...)
Sadio Mane And Mo Salah To Sign New Deals At Liverpool Sadio Mane And Mo Salah To Sign New Deals At Liverpool
- February 19, 2018

Liverpool sensation Mohamed Salah warned there is more to come after reaching the 30-goal mark in his first season at Anfield. "It's something huge, so I am very happy about it - but I have to carry on and keep looking forward to score many more goals". (more...)
Gus Kenworthy Wins Without Making the Podium Gus Kenworthy Wins Without Making the Podium
- February 19, 2018

He just woke up preparing to make the men's slopestyle final out of qualifying. "But I think that's unbelievable, that's something that I wanted at the last Olympics was to share a kiss with my boyfriend at the bottom but I was too scared to do it for myself". (more...)
'New midfielder will replace Carrick, not Pogba' 'New midfielder will replace Carrick, not Pogba'
- February 18, 2018

It has been claimed Mourinho was involved in a heated row with the pair in the dressing room after the 1-0 defeat at St James' Park. When asked about possible new recruits when the transfer window reopens, Mourinho said: We need to sign a midfield player because we are going to lose Michael Carrick . (more...)
Barcelona see off plucky Eibar ahead of Chelsea clash Barcelona see off plucky Eibar ahead of Chelsea clash
- February 18, 2018

Lionel Messi stood out as the best player on the day as he created a brilliant lay off for Luis Suarez to open the scoring for his side and was also heavily involved in Jordi Alba's second. Sevilla warmed up for Wednesday's clash with Manchester United by winning 2-1 away to relegation-fighting Las Palmas to go fifth, provisionally, in the standings. (more...)
4 potential candidates to succeed Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid coach 4 potential candidates to succeed Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid coach
- February 18, 2018

However, Madrid's domestic struggles this season - they sit 17 points behind rivals Barcelona in La Liga , while they suffered a shock exit at the hands of Leganes in the Copa del Rey - have led to Zidane's position coming under scrutiny. "[In football management] there is a lot of fatigue, even more in Real Madrid ", the Frenchman was quoted as saying by ESPN . "I do not want to talk about anything else". (more...)
Rochdale 2-2 Tottenham: Pochettino's players rated and slated Rochdale 2-2 Tottenham: Pochettino's players rated and slated
- February 18, 2018

Would you like to place a soccer bet? Spurs looked to have escaped with a win when Harry Kane buried an 88th-minute penalty after Lucas Moura scored on his full debut to cancel out Rochdale captain Ian Henderson's opener. "The FA Cup is magic". We have another opportunity at Wembley, the same situation like before. Tottenham Hotspur will visit either Sheffield Wednesday or Swansea City in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup if they can get past Rochdale tomorrow afternoon. (more...)
Olympics: Kodaira credits Hanyu's heroics for women's 500 gold Olympics: Kodaira credits Hanyu's heroics for women's 500 gold
- February 18, 2018

Kodaira became only the third reigning world champion to claim 500m women's Olympic gold after Lee in 2014 and Canadian Catriona Le May Doan in 2002. "I was the captain of the whole delegation of Japan". Kodaira and Lee carried their respective countries' flags as they skated around in a parade lap. Lee originally aimed to become the second speed skater to win three straight Olympic gold medals in the women's 500 meters. (more...)
Roger Federer Makes More Tennis History With Rotterdam Title Roger Federer Makes More Tennis History With Rotterdam Title
- February 18, 2018

Grigor Dimitrov was solid on serve on Friday as he booked his place in the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament semi-finals where he will meet his good friend and hitting partner David Goffin . The Swiss-ace said his next target is 100 career titles. This is his third Rotterdam title, a record for the event. Earning more ranking points in Rotterdam before his points from Indian Wells and Miami dropped off allowed Federer to sneak past Nadal into the No. (more...)
Larry Ott: Jimmie Johnson hopes Daytona 500 jump starts his 2018 season Larry Ott: Jimmie Johnson hopes Daytona 500 jump starts his 2018 season
- February 18, 2018

The 28-year-old is the grandson of the late Dale Earnhadt, Sr. and he's old enough to remember his grandfather's Daytona 500 victory. He has five top ten finishes in nine starts at Daytona. "But what else am I going to do?" I think a lot of it will be a "follow the leader" type deal that you see from time to time . Yet Bayne has not won a race since. (more...)
Alpine skiing-Ledecka won gold on Shiffrin cast offs - coach Alpine skiing-Ledecka won gold on Shiffrin cast offs - coach
- February 18, 2018

So Ledecka did. nothing. "Until today, I thought I was a better snowboarder ", she added. "I was thinking, "OK, they're going to change the time, I'm going to wait for a little bit then they're going to put some more seconds on". Ester Ledecka stepped out of her snowboard long enough to click into her skis and become a most unlikely Olympic gold medalist. But she has refused to specialize in one sport, and she started racing on the World Cup Alpine circuit two years ago. (more...)
Blackhawks fans ejected for racist taunts at Capitals player Blackhawks fans ejected for racist taunts at Capitals player
- February 18, 2018

Four fans were ejected for taunting DSP when he was in penalty box. It was confirmed after the incident that four total fans were ejected from the game in the third period due to the racist taunts. "There's absolutely no place in the game of hockey or in our country for racism". The month of February marks the NHL's " Hockey Is For Everyone " movement that celebrates the inclusiveness of the sport and its fans. (more...)
Willian Reveals What He Said To Make David Meyler Miss His Penalty Willian Reveals What He Said To Make David Meyler Miss His Penalty
- February 18, 2018

But he ended that wait at Stamford Bridge, stabbing home from close range after good play by fellow new arrival Emerson Palmieri, completing the scoring just before half-time in an easy win that books the Blues' place in the quarter-finals. (more...)
NBA All-Star Weekend: Larry Nance Jr. robbed in NBA Dunk Contest NBA All-Star Weekend: Larry Nance Jr. robbed in NBA Dunk Contest
- February 18, 2018

In Nance Jr .'s first dunk, he brought out popular National Basketball Association halftime entertainers Quick Change, who held their curtains while Nance peeled off his Cavs' warmups for a Phoenix Suns No. Photo: Getty ImagesHOW CAN I FIND AN NBA ALL-STAR DUNK CONTEST LIVE STREAM? I tried it in practice the past two days and tried it this morning, didn't make it. (more...)
Gus Kenworthy stumbles in Olympic slopestyle final Gus Kenworthy stumbles in Olympic slopestyle final
- February 18, 2018

After two scores below 70 in his first two runs, Goepper delivered when it counted with 93.60 on his final run. This silver medal is the secondOlympic medal for Goepper. Earlier, Woods' GB team-mate Tyler Harding failed to make the final cut after scoring 20.00 and 21.00 in his two qualifying runs. "Everyone put on a show - I couldn't be more proud". (more...)
Marcel Hirscher makes Olympic history with second gold Marcel Hirscher makes Olympic history with second gold
- February 18, 2018

It was Kristoffersen's second Olympic medal. Kristoffersen completed his two attempts in 2:19.31, a slender 0.04 seconds quicker than France's Alexis Pinturault. "Wow. It was not so easy to be the absolute favourite in this discipline, then sitting up there as the leader from the first run knowing that Henrik ripped it". (more...)
Instagram teams up with athletes to capitalise on Winter Olympics Instagram teams up with athletes to capitalise on Winter Olympics
- February 18, 2018

On Friday night, Vonn said on her Twitter account: "I will give it everything I have with no regrets. I made a mistake at the bottom, but that's what happens in super-G's". Ester Ledecka is better known for her prowess as a snowboarder than as an Alpine skier. Lindsey Vonn admitted on Sunday that she was "hurt" by accusations that she is anti-American after the United States ski star's outspoken stance against President Donald Trump . (more...)
TL;DR: Nervy New Zealand qualify for final despite loss TL;DR: Nervy New Zealand qualify for final despite loss
- February 18, 2018

Colin Munro crunched seven sixes in a 21-ball 57 and a 78-run opening partnership with Martin Guptill (57) which seemed to set up New Zealand for a successful run chase. However, since New Zealand finished on 192, they still booked their spot in the final as they needed to score 175 runs to do so. Southee took 2-22 and Trent Boult 3-50 from their four-over spells. (more...)
Crisis averted for U.S. as Donato jumps from Harvard to Olympic hero Crisis averted for U.S. as Donato jumps from Harvard to Olympic hero
- February 18, 2018

The one-goal lead stood until early in the third, when Anna Borgqvist drew the two sides level on a Sweden power play. Donato had 21 goals and 40 points last season, and he already has 21 goals in 23 games this year. The first year of a clear youth movement from Don Sweeney, Bruce Cassidy, and the Bruins has come with seemingly unparalleled success, as the Black and Gold sit just a few points behind the Lightning for the most in all of the National Hockey League. (more...)
Scots speed skater Elise Christie crashes out of second Olympic event Scots speed skater Elise Christie crashes out of second Olympic event
- February 18, 2018

To add insult to the injury, she was disqualified as she lay prone on the ice. "She has had an X-ray on her right ankle which has shown that there are no broken bones", the statement read. Christie has spoken about the hatred she faced on social media after judges held her responsible for taking out Fontana and South Korean Park Seung-hi in the 500m in 2014. (more...)
Roberto Mancini tips Manchester City to win the Champions League Roberto Mancini tips Manchester City to win the Champions League
- February 18, 2018

The players were fantastic. "I think as a league we have more money than any one of the top sides and we have been buying some top talents". We have just as much desire to play well against Wigan on Monday as we did against Basel . Pep Guardiola's men all but guaranteed their place in the Champions League quarter-finals with a 4-0 thrashing of Basel in midweek to go with a 16-point lead at the top of the Premier League and a place in the League Cup final against Arsenal next weekend. (more...)
Unstoppable Kohli leads India to 5-1 hammering of South Africa Unstoppable Kohli leads India to 5-1 hammering of South Africa
- February 18, 2018

Friday's was Kohli's 35th ODI century, and only Sachin Tendulkar who scored 49 is ahead of him. He is now 122 runs ahead of Virat Kohli (4418 runs ), who was also retained by Royal Challengers Bangalore . The Indian skipper said that the praise did not matter to him because "headlines change day in and day out". He scored centuries in successful chases. (more...)
Lindsey Vonn dedicates long-awaited Olympics race to late grandfather on Instagram Lindsey Vonn dedicates long-awaited Olympics race to late grandfather on Instagram
- February 18, 2018

Ester is the first athlete to ever compete in both skiing and snowboarding in the Olympics and truly showcased her skills in one of the biggest upsets in Winter Olympic games history. She laughed. "At least I'm not fourth", she said afterward. Vonn, who is rarely shy to speak her mind, has clearly not been dissuaded by her social media critics. (more...)
Former Bucks star Ray Allen finalist for Hall of Fame Former Bucks star Ray Allen finalist for Hall of Fame
- February 18, 2018

Grant Hill , Jason Kidd , Chris Webber , Maurice Cheeks were also named . Nash made the All-NBA first team three times during his 18-year career with the Suns, Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Lakers and helped kick start the development of the sport in Canada with his freewheeling style. (more...)
Amazon.com's (NASDAQ:AMZN) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Aegis
- February 18, 2018

Luxor Capital Group Lp who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $707.65 billion market cap company . Bar Harbor Serv accumulated 375 shares. Texan Cap holds 2.62% or 4,121 shares. Blair William And Co Il has invested 0% in Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE). (more...)
Valverde gives his verdict on Real Madrid's Champions League win Valverde gives his verdict on Real Madrid's Champions League win
- February 18, 2018

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde believes Paris Saint-Germain still have a chance of progression despite falling to a 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu, AS reports. It doesn't follow logically that any aspect of Ronaldo's performance in this match exposed PSG counterpart Neymar as an inferior player. But what about the unsafe situations created by Neymar? Besides, had PSG won a penalty and Neymar converted it, that aspect of the argument "for" would be a moot point. (more...)
Barcelona boss highlights reason why Chelsea have upper hand in CL tie Barcelona boss highlights reason why Chelsea have upper hand in CL tie
- February 18, 2018

The second half with much intensity and pressing from the visitors which led to Eibar seeing a red auto. Eibar had Fabian Orellana sent off in the second-half before Barcelona defender Jordi Alba doubled his side's lead after reacting quickest to a rebound in the opposition box. (more...)
Genesis Open 2018: Patrick Cantlay, Graeme McDowell, Sam Saunders Tied for Lead Genesis Open 2018: Patrick Cantlay, Graeme McDowell, Sam Saunders Tied for Lead
- February 18, 2018

It was more of the same for Sam Saunders, and hope that it will get better as the week goes on. A bogey at the 12th had him two-over and in recovery mode the rest of the way. Watson is a two-time Genesis Open victor, and he could become just the fifth golfer to win the event at least three times . He never found his ball, presumably swallowed up by the tree. (more...)

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