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Buccaneers: Doug Martin has been released Buccaneers: Doug Martin has been released
- February 20, 2018

But then in 2015, Martin emerged as a star again, running for 1,402 yards and six touchdowns, making the Pro Bowl while being named to the NFL's All Pro Team. Martin's six years in Tampa were characterized by extreme highs and severe lows. In eight games, Martin had just 421 yards on 144 carries, averaging a dismal 2.9 yards per attempt. (more...)
What's Up With This Olympic Freeskier's Bizarrely Bad Halfpipe Run? What's Up With This Olympic Freeskier's Bizarrely Bad Halfpipe Run?
- February 20, 2018

The 33-year-old Harvard graduate proceeded to put on a mesmerizingly bad halfpipe run that included one basic trick, nearly no air and a last-place finish. As you'd imagine, plenty of legitimate (i.e. talented) Olympic athletes in South Korea are not exactly thrilled with Swaney making a mockery of the process and securing a "competitive" spot through technicalities. (more...)
McIlroy: I deserved more at Riviera McIlroy: I deserved more at Riviera
- February 20, 2018

He went on to miss the cut after shooting 72-76 over the first two days. Watson, who came into the day atop the leaderboard, held off a push from Kevin Na and Tony Finau, who each shot two under for the day but couldn't make up any ground on Watson. (more...)
NBA All-Stars 2018 NBA All-Stars 2018
- February 18, 2018

Following him in the scoring column was Kyle Kuzma (20) and Jayson Tatum (15), who also got in on the dunk fest when he threw down an extraordinary fastbreak windmill . And Team Lakers was anchored by Justin Bieber, Terrence Crawford, Tracy McGrady, Rachel DeMita, and Nate Robinson. Saturday's action will see the two teams to play Sunday's match in action in practice, apart from a host of other activities like the traditional Slam Dunk competition etc that have made the All Stars ... (more...)
No. 10 Auburn can't overcome slow start at SC No. 10 Auburn can't overcome slow start at SC
- February 18, 2018

Auburn fell to SC, 84-75, on Saturday afternoon, but the loss is of little importance to the Tigers right now. McLemore could be heard screaming nearly immediately after the injury and was taken off the court on a stretcher. "What I seen, I just, I don't know what to say". "Unbelievable kid, I don't know him very well, but numerous people I know that know him well, the coaching staff - unbelievable young man. (more...)
Chelsea Need To Finish In The Top Four This Season- Eden Hazard Chelsea Need To Finish In The Top Four This Season- Eden Hazard
- February 16, 2018

The world's greatest ever players that we've seen, not just in the Premier League , are often flair players so as a defender, you think "I can leave one on them" or something like that, but you can't bully the best players. "We forget that he broke his ankle not that long ago and he came back into the game like nothing happened and went back to his level which says a lot about him as a man". (more...)
New Zealand beats England by 12 runs: Tri-series New Zealand beats England by 12 runs: Tri-series
- February 16, 2018

Alex Hales along with Dawid Malan provided some stability in the run chase and with a partnership of 65 runs where Hales played the role of aggressor as he took 20 runs of Boult's over to take England's score to 50 in 5 overs. After winning the toss, England made a decision to field first in the 4th T20I match of the Tri Series tournament. Another early wicket was elusive then and New Zealand's two best players were able to take the game away from the tourists. (more...)
American Luger Emily Sweeney Has Terrifying Crash American Luger Emily Sweeney Has Terrifying Crash
- February 14, 2018

The American lost control midway through her run and proceeded to bounce off the walls in terrifying fashion. Sweeney eventually came off her sled, and trainers rushed onto the scene. "I'm very sore, and pretty stiff", Sweeney added. "I'm going to go get an X-ray on my back after this, but I wanted to have the last word". The 24-year-old, who is competing in her first Olympics , was initially diagnosed with bumps and bruises. (more...)
Golfer Bill Haas, Luke Wilson involved in deadly rollover crash Golfer Bill Haas, Luke Wilson involved in deadly rollover crash
- February 14, 2018

Haas, in town to play the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club that begins Thursday, had been staying with a host family in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood, and the driver was a member of the family. Allen Hobbs, who is also a Wake Forest graduate and Haas' agent, released a statement through the PGA Tour. World No. 67 Haas finished tied-26th in his last outing at the Phoenix Open at the beginning of February. (more...)
Sharma ton helps India secure ODI series victory Sharma ton helps India secure ODI series victory
- February 14, 2018

Rohit more than made up with a fluent knock which saw its own action. The Mumbaikar has had a horror tour so far, failing in the two Tests and four ODIs he had played before this. South Africa Women: Dane van Niekerk (C), Marizanne Kapp, Trisha Chetty, Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Sune Luus, Odine Kirsten, Mignon du Preez, Lizelle Lee, Chloe Tryon, Nadine de Klerk, Raisibe Ntozakhe, Moseline Daniels. (more...)
Mikaela Shiffrin waits again as women's slalom postponed Mikaela Shiffrin waits again as women's slalom postponed
- February 14, 2018

Alpine events have now been delayed three times this week due to weather; the women's 15 km biathlon event was also postponed today. This is Austria's longest gold medal drought in a men's alpine skiing event, just ahead of the super-G, which is from February 16, 1998, when Hermann Maier won gold. (more...)
Everton fan discord mars easy win against Crystal Palace Everton fan discord mars easy win against Crystal Palace
- February 12, 2018

Former defender Unsworth ended his lengthy playing career in 2009 and began coaching with Preston North End and Sheffield United before returning for a third stint at Goodison Park, where he initially served as assistant to Under-21 chief Alan Stubbs before taking over the youth setup following the latter's departure to Hibernian. (more...)
Top overall seed in preliminary NCAA bracketing Top overall seed in preliminary NCAA bracketing
- February 12, 2018

The committee rated Michigan State a No. 3 seed in its midseason bracket reveal on Sunday afternoon. Villanova , Xavier and Purdue earned the other No. So while Virginia Tech's away win vs. Virginia was an RPI top-50 win previous year, it is now a Quadrant 1 win. Michigan State is ranked as the No. (more...)
Winter Olympics: Who is Red Gerard? Winter Olympics: Who is Red Gerard?
- February 12, 2018

Download the Team USA app today. "I'm happy with second place". The qualifying round was supposed to narrow the field from 27 competitors to 12. The 27-year-old Scot, at his third Olympics , was behind only Kruger, who had a clear lead, as the skiers entered the stadium for the final time, with 3.75km remaining. (more...)
Hamish Watson wants Scotland to handle 'expectations' in Six Nations better Hamish Watson wants Scotland to handle 'expectations' in Six Nations better
- February 12, 2018

With help from the experienced Peter Horne at inside centre, Laidlaw expects a more balanced game this time. The winger's chip over the top left Maitland stranded, and although Laidlaw was back to cover, the bounce evaded the scrum-half. It soon began to pay off as France were pressed back deep inside their own half. On 56 minutes substitute Baptiste Serin, on for Machenaud, made it 26-20. (more...)
Chris Holtmann Has A Message For Ohio State Fans After Beating Purdue Chris Holtmann Has A Message For Ohio State Fans After Beating Purdue
- February 11, 2018

The obvious flip side of that is that the Buckeyes will be seeing the Hawkeyes for the second time too. The Spartans also have the depth to wear-down the Boilermakers , whose bench lacks much punch. The Spartans are sloppy with the ball on offense and get lax at times defensively. Need rest and prep for quick turnaround on Saturday against a big, physical team playing very well. (more...)
Former Sunderland footballer Liam Miller dies of pancreatic cancer Former Sunderland footballer Liam Miller dies of pancreatic cancer
- February 11, 2018

Kevin Doyle, who also played with Miller for the Republic of Ireland, tweeted: 'Extremely sad news. Ex-international teammate Kevin Kilbane said, "Sad hearing the very bad news Liam has passed away, taken far too soon by a terrible disease". (more...)
Canada breezes past OAR to clinch mixed doubles playoff berth
- February 11, 2018

Unfortunately, the US team lost to the Canadian team in the second match 6-4. Hamilton and his sister Becca Hamilton were among some of the first competitors to take to the ice. "We know we're in for a tough one tonight". "Unfortunately there's not free bingo spaces here", said Lawes. But before the game between Canada and Switzerland - which the Canadians went on to win 7-2 - there was a malfunction in the tablet used to calculate distances measured by a laser device, causing Lawes, ... (more...)
Spurs boss Pochettino tells Rochdale: We'll pay for pitch upgrade Spurs boss Pochettino tells Rochdale: We'll pay for pitch upgrade
- February 10, 2018

Following a hard start at their temporary residence, Mauricio Pochettino says Wembley finally feels like home for Tottenham as they prepare to host Arsenal on Saturday. But not because we are Tottenham . "I think seven months after playing at Wembley we are starting to feel very good there", Pochettino told reporters on Thursday. (more...)
Olympics - Denied US flag with coin toss, Davis snubs ceremony Olympics - Denied US flag with coin toss, Davis snubs ceremony
- February 10, 2018

Hamlin, who won a bronze medal in luge in 2014, is a two-time world champion. Davis is a five-time Olympian, and was the first African-American athlete to win an individual gold medal, winning the 1,000 meters race at the 2006 Torino games. (more...)