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Arizona's Sean Miller talked about a $100000 payment to secure Deandre Ayton Arizona's Sean Miller talked about a $100000 payment to secure Deandre Ayton
- February 24, 2018

Miller, according to ESPN's report, told Dawkins to deal directly with him when it came to money. Ayton has been one of the top freshmen in college basketball this season for Arizona and is a projected top-5 pick. This FBI pay for play scandal is completely changing the landscape of college basketball and it could have an immediate impact on not only this season but the 2018 recruiting class. (more...)
Senators trade Brassard to Pens in 3-team deal Senators trade Brassard to Pens in 3-team deal
- February 24, 2018

The Senators also received goalie Filip Gustavsson and the Penguins' first-round draft pick this year as well as their third-round selection next year. This seems to be a move for cap reasons and should help the Penguins accommodate Brassard's cap hit. Gustavsson is now doing quite well over in Sweden, doing especially well during the World Juniors. (more...)
Winter Olympics 2018: Krushelnitckii stripped of bronze medal after admitting doping offence Winter Olympics 2018: Krushelnitckii stripped of bronze medal after admitting doping offence
- February 24, 2018

On Thursday, the Court of Arbitration for Sport, a tribunal for sports cases, said the curler had admitted the anti-doping rule violation. That made the news that broke Monday that Russian bronze medal curler Alexander Krushelnitsky tested positive for meldonium - the drug du jour of many Russians - shocking. (more...)
Sebastien Toutant wins gold in men's snowboarding big air Sebastien Toutant wins gold in men's snowboarding big air
- February 24, 2018

Mack's 168.75 total points over three runs bested the 168 compiled by Great Britain's Billy Morgan, who earned bronze. Only Kyle Mack (USA) was ideally placed to challenge as a number of highly credentialed competitors failed to land the spectacular and technical jumps required to challenge for a medal. (more...)
Clippers! Team faces a tough schedule over the next week Clippers! Team faces a tough schedule over the next week
- February 24, 2018

It worked well enough for him to stick with JaVale McGee over Zaza Pachulia for another night. "We're a championship team. We're not about to sit here and act like we're this battered team that had a awful season and we're looking for any glimmer of hope", Green said. (more...)
Klopp hails Firmino ahead of Irons visit
- February 24, 2018

Nothing. It felt long and I was happy when I heard finally. "We all take racism really serious, that's not only a saying". In the meantime, Klopp is focused on the visit of West Ham on Saturday - Liverpool's first Premier League game since February 11 and first since their stunning 5-0 Champions League win at Porto last week. (more...)
Luke List sets target on tough scoring day at Honda Classic Luke List sets target on tough scoring day at Honda Classic
- February 24, 2018

The narrative wondrously started to turn here. His game was too wild for Riviera, where a second-round 76 left him looking lost with the Masters just six weeks away. He barely got it out and then had a 13-footer for par. Woods missed, but with the leaders falling back to him on this grueling day, he stuck his approach at the 12 to 10 feet to give himself a chance to move within a shot of the lead. (more...)
Moscow's ballerinas of the ice skate to Olympic stardom Moscow's ballerinas of the ice skate to Olympic stardom
- February 24, 2018

For fans who had travelled from across the vast country, the Russian one-two, with Evgenia Medvedeva taking the silver, was the highlight of an Olympics where many believe their countrymen have suffered injustice and even humiliation. She pulled up several places after a strong free skate to "Clair de Lune". "I was able to do that", she said. "I did great work today and did my best". (more...)
Ice hockey: USA women claim gold to end Canada's reign
- February 24, 2018

The Team Canada female hockey team lost to Team USA in the 2018 Winter Games, and one of the team's players, Jocelyne Larocque, was noticeably displeased, as reported by Yahoo Sports . An Olympics without National Hockey League talent for the first time since 1994 lived up to its billing as a wide-open affair, Germans booking their best global showing since a 1953 West German world runner-up effort. (more...)
Piers Morgan's silly tweet in response to Roy Keane seriously backfires
- February 24, 2018

I don't know if you saw the game, but even if you didn't, I'm sure you know that Arsenal were hot garbage against Östersunds yesterday. Arsenal survived a scare on Thursday night in the second-leg of their Europa League tie with Ostersund. (more...)
Lakers rookie set to return Friday after 15-game absence Lakers rookie set to return Friday after 15-game absence
- February 24, 2018

Ball explained that he believes college players should be paid because "All the money they generate for the programs and stuff, it's kind of an unfair system". These pay-for-play schemes won't be of any concern to LaVar Ball's boys going forward. A Yahoo! Sports report on an ongoing federal investigation into potential corruption in college basketball has many fans anxious that their favorite program could be in hot water. (more...)
Rio Ferdinand states his prediction for Barcelona v Chelsea FC Rio Ferdinand states his prediction for Barcelona v Chelsea FC
- February 24, 2018

Conte will likely use the strongest line-up that he has available to him, despite his squad putting so much into the midweek game. I have to try and make the best decision for the team, no? "At the moment we are getting closer and closer to the end of the season, so we have to get the points". (more...)
The best moments from figure skating at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics The best moments from figure skating at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics
- February 24, 2018

Some of the players from United States of America team crying after their win holding up American flags. "Every Olympics we hear that Tinder is on fire in the villages and we notice our usage increase significantly when people from around the world gather for an event", a Tinder spokeswoman said. (more...)
Colts awarded no compensatory picks in 2018 NFL Draft Colts awarded no compensatory picks in 2018 NFL Draft
- February 24, 2018

The NFL awarded the Broncos one compensatory draft pick, in the third round at No. 99 overall, giving them a total of 10 selections in the upcoming draft. Compensatory picks were introduced into the National Football League in 1994. In fact only 15 teams earned picks this year. The Giants actually warranted a second compensatory pick and are one of five teams who qualified but will not receive a pick because the final numerical values of the qualifying free agents lost by those clubs ... (more...)
'Complacent' Arsenal through despite home defeat by Ostersund 'Complacent' Arsenal through despite home defeat by Ostersund
- February 24, 2018

Ospina had been expected to start in the second leg of Arsenal's last-32 Europa League tie against Ostersunds on Thursday, but there have been suggestions Cech might be preferred for Sunday's EFL Cup final against Manchester City . We are confident of an easy home win in this game, and thus we are backing the Gunners as our prediction . But Wenger, whose Arsenal side face City in the League Cup final on Sunday, believes referees must simply stick to the rule book and make the ... (more...)
Afton native Diggins selected as closing ceremony flag bearer Afton native Diggins selected as closing ceremony flag bearer
- February 23, 2018

Diggins and teammate Kikkan Randall won the country's first-ever Olympic gold medal in the Cross COuntry Ladies' Team Sprint Free on Wednesday. The former world champion will now hold her country's colors, as the Pyeongchang Games provided the best of winter action after hard weather conditions threatened the quality of the competition. (more...)
Pep Guardiola: Manchester City boss charged by FA over 'political message' Pep Guardiola: Manchester City boss charged by FA over 'political message'
- February 23, 2018

There were even two formal warnings in which the Catalan boss supposedly ignored. The Football Association (FA) has charged Manchester City manager over his wearing of a yellow ribbon on the touchline in recent months. "I do that because in Spain two specific people who defend something bold are in prison". "All the politicians that are in prison, I hope they can leave and go back home soon with their families and continue living the lives they deserve". (more...)
Nurse charged in connection to death of veteran booked in jail Nurse charged in connection to death of veteran booked in jail
- February 23, 2018

WXIA reported that Wanda Nuckles, also an ex-nurse, was charged with depriving an elder person of essential services, while certified nursing assistant Mable Turman is was charged with neglect to an elder person. The video shows Jack Dempsey using his nurse call button to page nursing staff beginning at 4:34:35 a.m. Nurse Agyeman arrives at 4:42:18 a.m. Warrants have also been issued for their arrests. (more...)
Chris Ivory Released by Jaguars After 2 Seasons with Team Chris Ivory Released by Jaguars After 2 Seasons with Team
- February 23, 2018

The Jaguars announced on Friday that Ivory has been released. The 29-year-old back put up his best season with the New York Jets back in 2015, tallying almost 1,300 total yards en route to earning a Pro Bowl appearance. During his three-season stint in New York, Ivory never rushed for fewer than 800 yards. A former Pro Bowl running back has been released. Late in the year T.J. (more...)
We got this: Minnesota's top moments at the 2018 Olympics
- February 23, 2018

Led by skip Yusuke Morozumi, Japan's foursome entered the game at Gangneung Curling Centre against the already-eliminated South Koreans needing a win to advance to the semifinals, but committed several costly errors that squandered its chance to go through. (more...)
Summit crucial to European Union support for Africa's Sahel region: Italian PM Summit crucial to European Union support for Africa's Sahel region: Italian PM
- February 23, 2018

Global donors pledged on Friday 414 million euros ($510 million) for the joint African force tackling extremists in the Sahel. Opening the conference, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said "security and development must go hand in hand" in the Sahel, an area nearly as big as the EU where a fifth of the population do not have reliable food supplies. (more...)
Drexel Breaks Record For Largest Comeback In Division I History Drexel Breaks Record For Largest Comeback In Division I History
- February 23, 2018

DE led 53-19 with 2:36 remaining in the first half and was up 56-29 at halftime. But in the city of Philadelphia, where many are still basking in the glory of the Eagles' Super Bowl LII victory earlier this month, defying the odds has just become the norm in 2018. (more...)
Rams close to deal for Chiefs' Peters Rams close to deal for Chiefs' Peters
- February 23, 2018

In fact, he was selected by the Chiefs one pick after the 49ers drafted defensive lineman Arik Armstead with the 17th-overall pick. Rumors of a potential trade arose earlier this week when the Chiefs signed veteran cornerback David Amerson and traded for Kendall Fuller from the Redskins for quarterback Alex Smith. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp plays dumb over Sadio Mane contract speculation Jurgen Klopp plays dumb over Sadio Mane contract speculation
- February 23, 2018

But Klopp said: "Nothing to say about that, no news or anything". Asked if there was any truth to the rumours, Klopp told reporters at Friday's press conference: "That we want to keep the players together is not a secret". "Now we want to get some points but it is quite a big job to do". There's no doubt West Ham have improved under David Moyes but they're yet to win back to back league games under the Scot and he's never won a league game at Anfield. (more...)
Sky Sports' Paul Merson on Huddersfield Town's crucial clash against West Brom Sky Sports' Paul Merson on Huddersfield Town's crucial clash against West Brom
- February 23, 2018

The draw is on offer at [3.35] and any time West Brom are involved this has to be a serious consideration. Of West Brom's 11 remaining fixtures, Huddersfield , Bournemouth, Swansea, Newcastle and Crystal Palace could be classed as relegation rivals. (more...)
Woe, Canada: Germany stuns Canada from Olympics in semis Woe, Canada: Germany stuns Canada from Olympics in semis
- February 23, 2018

The win was redemption for the Americans, who lost in overtime four years ago in Sochi. Their opponent is quite the surprise: Germany will play in its first Olympic hockey final on Sunday hours before the games conclude. The sisters have experienced the agony of defeat in Olympic gold-medal games in the past. "You have a 20-minute OT and the action in the third and overtime was just riveting". (more...)
VP Mike Pence Savages 'Media Fawning' Over North Korea at the Olympics
- February 23, 2018

A high-level North Korean delegation will also attend the closing ceremony, but the South Korean government said it's unlikely that Trump will meet the North Koreans. The man is Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of the central committee of the North's ruling Workers' Party of Korea. He is a controversial figure - and his upcoming visit has been met with hostility in South Korea. (more...)
Tim Drevno stepping down as Michigan's OC Tim Drevno stepping down as Michigan's OC
- February 23, 2018

His specialty comes on the offensive line, which he coached at San Jose State, Idaho, San Diego, Stanford and Southern Cal in the college ranks and with the San Francisco 49ers for three years under Harbaugh. Michigan's offense was horrendous in 2017 and many fans and analysts have pointed the finger directly at Tim Drevno for his playcalling. It's unclear what the future holds for Drevno, but his son, Zach Drevno, committed to Vanderbilt University earlier this month. (more...)
Scott Moir Is The Canadian Women's Hockey Team's Biggest Fan Scott Moir Is The Canadian Women's Hockey Team's Biggest Fan
- February 23, 2018

Canadian women had won the last four Olympic hockey titles, including three against the U.S. Lindsey Vonn came to South Korea with the goal of taking home an Olympic medal and leaving behind something even more special. We know this after his ice dance finale with Tessa Virtue brought Canada to its knees. "We're going to play our hearts out". The first was a 5-1 win at the 1996 world championships. (more...)
West Ham charged by FA over anti-doping rule breach West Ham charged by FA over anti-doping rule breach
- February 23, 2018

West Ham , which has until next Tuesday to respond to the charge, blamed "administrative oversights" when filling in the FA system. Under the rules, clubs are required to provide the FA with details of training sessions and player whereabouts to ensure they are available for testing at all times. (more...)

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