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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...)
Eagles QB Coach John DeFilippo Reportedly Will Be Hired as Vikings OC Eagles QB Coach John DeFilippo Reportedly Will Be Hired as Vikings OC
- February 10, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings have hired Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo as their offensive coordinator. DeFilippo , though, could decide to wait and see what happens with Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich, whom the Colts requested to interview for head coach on Wednesday after Josh McDaniels spurned them. (more...)
UK Mirror Rates Super Eagles' New World Cup Kits The best UK Mirror Rates Super Eagles' New World Cup Kits The best
- February 09, 2018

The home shirt sees the pale blue/off-grey sleeves of the 2016-17 shirt dispensed with in favour of a return to a plain, simplistic all-white affair, complete with St George's-themed trim. "We built this kit and collection based on the players' full identities". England have launched their new World Cup kit, but FA bosses will not announce how much it costs until next month. (more...)
First People in Britain Had 'Dark to Black Skin': DNA Analysis First People in Britain Had 'Dark to Black Skin': DNA Analysis
- February 09, 2018

Specialists from the NHM have succeeded in extracting viable DNA from the 10,000 year-old-skeleton, a first for a British individual of that age. Then they sequenced the Cheddar Man's genome , and built a face based on the genetic information and other archaeological evidence. (more...)
Cris 'Cyborg' Justino, Yana Kunitskaya title bout planned for UFC 222 Cris 'Cyborg' Justino, Yana Kunitskaya title bout planned for UFC 222
- February 08, 2018

The person spoke on a condition of anonymity because the bout has yet to be made official. Edgar (22-5-1) stays on the card and will face undefeated Brian Ortega (13-0) in the co-main event. UFC president Dana White announced the moves on " UFC Tonight" on Fox Sports 2 on Wednesday, following a report earlier in the day on MMA Fighting . (more...)
Real Madrid midfielder linked to Man United move in the summer Real Madrid midfielder linked to Man United move in the summer
- February 07, 2018

Ajax striker Justin Kluivert has ruled out the possibility of joining Manchester United "for now". I know as much as you do. "Rumors, rumors.These are always there, but Manchester United has never come up and I think that is not a logical step". (more...)
PV Sindhu advances to India Open semifinals PV Sindhu advances to India Open semifinals
- February 06, 2018

Zhang continued the good work and gave little chance to Sindhu to bounce back as she wrapped up the first game 21-18 in 22 minutes. If that was not disappointing enough for spectators present at the Siri Fort Indoor Complex, the meek surrender of Saina Nehwal came as a shock. (more...)
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang shows off his Ferrari after 1st Arsenal goal Pierre Emerick Aubameyang shows off his Ferrari after 1st Arsenal goal
- February 06, 2018

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