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Dale Earnhardt Jr. is grand marshall for Daytona 500 Dale Earnhardt Jr. is grand marshall for Daytona 500
- February 19, 2018

His peers believe he'll replace Earnhardt in fan voting for NASCAR's most popular driver , and Hendrick gave him a boost this year by switching Elliott's vehicle number to No. Keselowski is the Las Vegas betting favorite to win the race , but Blaney absolutely should be in the mix. "No, I'm ready to retire", he said. "It definitely pulls on your heartstrings a little bit, just to know that you're being watched by so many greats". (more...)
Darrell Wallace Jr. tops speed chart in final practice Darrell Wallace Jr. tops speed chart in final practice
- February 19, 2018

Scott was 13th in the 1966 race, the previous best finish for a black driver at Daytona. After the race, perhaps feeling the weight of history on his shoulders, Bubba broke down in tears as he hugged his mother Desiree Wallace . The incident began when Vegas favorite Brad Keselowski got a strong run at Chase Elliott while battling for second. "We got points from the Duel, we got stage points today, finished second". (more...)
England win but Kiwis reach tri-series final England win but Kiwis reach tri-series final
- February 19, 2018

Bayliss' comments come in the wake of a debate that was instigated by Adil Rashid choosing to lay off his first-class career for a year and signing a limited-overs only contract with Yorkshire. However, this was not enough to stop New Zealand from qualifying for the summit clash. The same pitch is due to be used at Eden Park as for Friday night's batting funfair, in which an eye-popping 488 runs were scored while 11 wickets fell in a ball shy of 39 overs in Australia's world record chase. (more...)
Khloe Kardashian Not Into Pregnancy Sex Khloe Kardashian Not Into Pregnancy Sex
- February 19, 2018

Her elder sister 37-year-old Kim Kardashian looks anxious for Khloe , while the oldest Kardashian sibling, the 39-year-old Kourtney Kardashian asked Khloe: "Can you text your doctor right now?" And Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson looked all smiles as they attended the Klutch Sports Group "More Than A Game" Dinner at Beauty & Essex in Los Angeles on Saturday. (more...)
Red Bull launch the new RB14 Red Bull launch the new RB14
- February 19, 2018

The RB14 auto features several visible changes, particularly the inclusion of the Halo and removal of the Sharkfin. The RB14 is the first auto from Tilbrook to feature the new Halo - a new head protection device which will be fitted to all cars from 2018. (more...)
Canada vs. South Korea Odds, Prediction: Men's 2018 Olympic Hockey Canada vs. South Korea Odds, Prediction: Men's 2018 Olympic Hockey
- February 19, 2018

Forward Brock Radunske says Korea has to find ways to put the puck in the back of net. He also assisted on his team's historic goal against the Czechs, scored by Minho Cho just past the 7 ½-minute mark of the opening period. "You still have the top four or five teams in the world a little bit better than everybody else, but not (by) that much". That was the USA team's only victory in the first round; Coach Tony Granato's team lost to the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation, 4-0, and ... (more...)
USA women's hockey headed to gold medal final after crushing Finland
- February 19, 2018

Team USA has now earned a medal in each of the six Olympic Games in which it has competed, with one gold in 1998, three silvers and one bronze in 2006. The play began when Kelly Pannek (Plymouth, Minn.) collected the puck and delivered a cross-ice pass to Lamoureux-Davidson, who ripped a slapshot past Raty. (more...)
Michigan Wolverines gives Austin Hatch an unforgettable Senior Day Michigan Wolverines gives Austin Hatch an unforgettable Senior Day
- February 19, 2018

It was the first time in three years that he had been in uniform for the Wolverines . Two regular-season games remain for MI in this odd year where the Big Ten schedule started in early December and ends in February, with the conference tournament taking up residence at Madison Square Garden. (more...)
What does Vincent Edwards' injury mean for Purdue Sunday night? What does Vincent Edwards' injury mean for Purdue Sunday night?
- February 19, 2018

The Wolverines (22-7, 11-5 Big Ten) beat a rival and helped out another one, giving No. 2 Michigan State a one-game lead atop the conference standings with two games left in the regular season. However, the Nittany Lions couldn't fully take advantage of Edwards' absence because Mike Watkins got into early foul trouble. During the three-game skid, the offense has lagged behind. (more...)
Drug test cloud over Russian Drug test cloud over Russian
- February 19, 2018

Stanislav Pozdnyakov, head of the OAR delegation at Pyeongchang 2018, claimed athletes had informed him of incidences where they had been goaded on social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook. CAS said it had not yet set a hearing date and declined to provide further information. The IOC have been criticised for opening the door for athletes to take part at Pyeongchang 2018, despite the country's doping scandal. (more...)
Tearful French skater's 'worst nightmare' after dress mishap Tearful French skater's 'worst nightmare' after dress mishap
- February 19, 2018

Papadakis and Cizeron skated after the Canadians and were immediately thrown off by her costume, which came unhooked at the neck seconds into the music. "Papadakis was left in tears following the performance and avoided reporters" questions. But she was in better spirits an hour later, when she no doubt realised that her chance of a gold medal was still intact. (more...)
Russell Westbrook laughed at Paul George's bad 3-point contest Russell Westbrook laughed at Paul George's bad 3-point contest
- February 19, 2018

The matador defense of past All-Star games was a rare sight, and even though the score was significantly higher than most games, it was clear that the energy and effort were at a much higher level on Sunday due to the playground-style team selection rules. (more...)
Nine men sent off as Vitoria vs Bahia Brazilian derby is abandoned Nine men sent off as Vitoria vs Bahia Brazilian derby is abandoned
- February 19, 2018

The game stopped at the 49th minute and the referee sent off three players from Bahia - Vinicius, who scored, and two reserve players - and three from Vitoria, including Kanu. Reports in Brazil suggest that the outcome of the match could now be decided by Brazil's sporting court and Bahia could well be awarded a victory because Vitoria received more red cards. (more...)
Hunt pleads guilty, cops fine Hunt pleads guilty, cops fine
- February 19, 2018

The rugby star was charged in Fortitude Valley on December 30 with two counts of pleasing a unsafe drug and another of contravene a police direction, relating to an allegation he failed to give police his ID. "It's been hanging over his head for a few weeks", he told reporters. A former rugby league and Australian Rules football player, Hunt played six Tests for the Wallabies past year after making his debut against Fiji in June. (more...)
USA women's hockey team defeats Finland 5-0 USA women's hockey team defeats Finland 5-0
- February 19, 2018

The United States may face Canada in the gold medal game at the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. "It's honestly a dream come true", United States forward Hilary Knight said. coach Robb Stauber. "There's been some other plays that haven't been put into question, and so I can't imagine that there would be any disciplinary action just based on other things that have been let go", Duggan said. (more...)
Canada's Virtue and Moir set new ice dance world record Canada's Virtue and Moir set new ice dance world record
- February 19, 2018

They edged out their French rivals, whose stellar skate had the audience clapping along to the Ed Sheeran soundtrack that accompanied their dance, by less than two points with Papadakis and Cizeron awarded 81.93 by the judges. "We watched their worlds when we weren't there and we have nothing but respect for these two". Papadakis and Cizeron followed them onto the ice and received mostly level-four marks, underscored by their in-step rhumba. (more...)
Agent won't rule out Lyon sale for Arsenal target Nabil Fekir Agent won't rule out Lyon sale for Arsenal target Nabil Fekir
- February 19, 2018

So Arsene Wenger wants to complete his signing before the tournament in Russian Federation begins. Fekir has clocked up 31 appearances for Lyon across all competitions so far this season, scoring a hugely impressive 21 goals, along with providing five assists for his team-mates, in form which has made him a target for several clubs. (more...)
Cerrone stops Medeiros with TKO Cerrone stops Medeiros with TKO
- February 19, 2018

In the co-main event, Derrick Lewis weathered a storm to earn a third-round knockout victory over Marcin Tybura. After both fighters traded big punches in the closing seconds of Round 1 , Cerrone caught Medeiros with a looping left hook behind the head and a flawless right cross on the chin to floor him. (more...)
Wigan revenge next step of Man City's quadruple chase Wigan revenge next step of Man City's quadruple chase
- February 19, 2018

Wigan were relegated from the Premier League four days after upsetting City to win the FA Cup with a Ben Watson goal in 2013, and have endured a turbulent five years since, with two further relegations and a promotion. "I know what logic tells you about this tie". Due to the depth of their squad and the number of quality players at Guardiola's disposal, you would not put it past City breaking further records this season. (more...)
Twitterati slams Fergie's NBA All-Star anthem performance Twitterati slams Fergie's NBA All-Star anthem performance
- February 19, 2018

Twitter users tore into Fergie on Sunday night after she kicked off the NBA All-Star game with a "slow" and "strange" performance of the national anthem . However, she was slammed by the Twitterati, with a few calling it the "worst rendition ever". "Draymond is all of us", tweeted ESPN anchor Jemele Hill . (more...)
Real Madrid hurt you with nothing - Xavi says PSG loss an injustice Real Madrid hurt you with nothing - Xavi says PSG loss an injustice
- February 19, 2018

Zidane said that decision to start Isco in midfield for the season's biggest game so far had been a tactical one based on what would work best against the opposition on the night. "We know we have the away game to come, and before that we have five La Liga games". "The team played well and deserved better". That means we will need all the players more than ever. (more...)
Wenger nearly signed Guardiola, explains his 'respect' Wenger nearly signed Guardiola, explains his 'respect'
- February 19, 2018

The first one was delivered by the Catalan, who directs his runaway Manchester City train across Lancashire to the DW Stadium on Monday night. They were so clever. Wenger and Guardiola face one another in the Carabao Cup final next Sunday, in what will be their 13th meeting as opposition managers. "He's going to play, Claudio", said Guardiola. (more...)
Tim Tebow 'Will Play in the Major Leagues — Mets GM Tim Tebow 'Will Play in the Major Leagues — Mets GM
- February 19, 2018

If it had been a movie, there might've been a record scratch, or maybe some dramatic music. Among them is non-roster invitee and former Heisman Trophy victor Tim Tebow . "He's been super for us the first year-plus", Alderson said. We've been pushing him. New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway isn't laughing, though. (more...)
Daytona 500: Watch NASCAR's biggest race only on FOX6 Daytona 500: Watch NASCAR's biggest race only on FOX6
- February 19, 2018

That puts Logano at the front of the pack. The rest of the field raced in one of two 150-mile Can-Am Duels at the Daytona International Speedway. He's the man to beat. She's installed as a +8,000 longshot Sunday and will start from the 26th spot. The green flag is a few hours away for the Daytona 500 . Gray Gaulding is the team's lone driver in the race . (more...)
Thon 2018 gets underway at Penn State Thon 2018 gets underway at Penn State
- February 19, 2018

Penn State players will still be allowed to participate in the athlete "pep rally" on Saturday night at THON, according to the Daily Collegian . The year-long fundraising effort ends this weekend when more than 700 recognized dancers put their stamina to the test, but the endeavor is so much more than this final dance. (more...)
Texans To Release OLB Brian Cushing After Nine Seasons Texans To Release OLB Brian Cushing After Nine Seasons
- February 19, 2018

Cushing was named the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2009 and followed that by being voted into the Pro Bowl in 2010. "It's all good. It's just part of the business", Cushing told the newspaper in a text message when asked about the news. (more...)
JJ Redick apologises for use of racial slur, says he was 'tongue-tied' JJ Redick apologises for use of racial slur, says he was 'tongue-tied'
- February 19, 2018

Still, many fans are upset and are also demanding a statement and an apology from the National Basketball Association, even though the video was licensed to Chinese media company Tencent. "I love and respect our friends in China". The video features multiple National Basketball Association players acknowledging the February 16 celebration. (more...)
Final hurdles set before possible US-Canada gold-medal rematch Final hurdles set before possible US-Canada gold-medal rematch
- February 19, 2018

Just one other athlete - Japanese short-track speedskater Kei Saito - has failed a doping test at these games. Veteran Lee Seung-hoon led two teenagers around as the South Koreans finished fastest in 3 minutes 39.29 seconds, an edge of 0.74 over the Dutch. (more...)
Canada's Beaulieu-Marchand wins bronze in Olympic slopestyle Canada's Beaulieu-Marchand wins bronze in Olympic slopestyle
- February 19, 2018

Jean Levac / Postmedia Philippe Marquis (left), Marc-Antoine Gagnon (middle) and Mikael Kingsbury (R) of Canada were part of the fan club of Alex Beaulieu-Marchand. "I couldn't be happier with how today went". Oakville, Ontario's Evan McEachran placed sixth, with a score of 89.40. The youngest member on Canada's freestyle team earned his first-ever World Cup podium this season and was appearing in his first Winter Games. (more...)
Duke-Clemson matchup could help decide 2nd place in ACC Duke-Clemson matchup could help decide 2nd place in ACC
- February 19, 2018

DeVoe had made at least five 3-pointers in four of the past five games and was shooting 62.5 percent from 3 during that time. "And then we went to where we were starting off games well but not finishing well, so we've just been trying to put those two together", DeLaurier said. (more...)

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