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Sports Winter Olympics 2018: Russian bobsledder wearing anti-doping jumper tests positive
Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: Russian bobsledder wearing anti-doping jumper tests positive

Canadian Olympic Committee president Tricia Smith doesn't want the Russian team to have their national flag restored for Sunday's closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics . "They should walk out of here the same way they walked in, and have the whole Olympics as the punishment", he said. "The executive board will hear and decide today on the basis of what they've heard from the panel what the next steps will be", said International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams.

Sports Tiger Woods four shots back on crowded Honda Classic leaderboard
Author: 0 Tiger Woods four shots back on crowded Honda Classic leaderboard

Fans watch Tiger Woods on the 9th green during the first round of the Honda Classic at PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on February 22, 2018. The 42-year-old bounced back immediately with a seven-foot gain at the fourth to get back to level par , with Woods delivering a string of pars to stay in touch with the early leaders.

Sports Eugenie Bouchard wins process against USTA!
Author: 0 Eugenie Bouchard wins process against USTA!

A second phase, at which Bouchard was expected testify about how the accident had harmed her career and the jury was to decide what damages the USTA should pay, was interrupted on Friday by several hours of closed-door talks between the parties.

Sports What to expect out of Lonzo Ball's return on Friday
Author: 0 What to expect out of Lonzo Ball's return on Friday

But just as the Lakers were discovering their groove, Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr . were traded to Cleveland in a cap-clearing move that brought in Isaiah Thomas , Channing Frye and a protected first-round pick. The question has been when Ball will make his return and while most have anticipated it would come shortly after the All-Star break, we hadn't gotten any official confirmation.

Sports Conte hopes Manchester United bench ´fantastic´ Pogba
Author: 0 Conte hopes Manchester United bench ´fantastic´ Pogba

Pogba's long-term future at Old Trafford has been thrown into doubt after he was said to have fallen out with United chief Jose Mourinho. However, United cannot afford to lose on Sunday as a defeat could most definitively drag them down to a scrap for fourth.

Sports Ex-NFL player detained after threatening Instagram post
Author: 0 Ex-NFL player detained after threatening Instagram post

Martin allegedly posted a picture to his Instagram that showed a shotgun surrounded by shells with the caption "when you're a bully victim & a coward, you options are suicide, or revenge". In what may or may not be a coincidence, the gun picture by Martin was released almost four years to the day that the NFL's investigation on the Dolphins' bullying case was released.

Sports I'm Tempted - David Moyes On Starting This West Ham Star At Anfield
Author: 0 I'm Tempted - David Moyes On Starting This West Ham Star At Anfield

Fonte, who has been recovering from an ankle injury in recent weeks, saw his relationship with West Ham management sour following comments from owner David Sullivan. The weather was brilliant and everything was easier - if you have to do hard work, which we did there, it is easier if the weather plays in your cards and that was a change of circumstance after a long winter.

Sports Larry Nance Jr. to wear father's No. 22 for Cavaliers
Author: 0 Larry Nance Jr. to wear father's No. 22 for Cavaliers

That's what this league is all about and hopefully at the end of the road then I have the Cavs there to actually compete for one, to be in a Finals representing the East. "I called him and told him yesterday that we were kind of talking about it and got it passed", he said. Defensively, we were flying around as well and those guys, they just played better than us tonight.

Sports Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas Help Launch New W09 for 2018
Author: 0 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas Help Launch New W09 for 2018

His anticipated new multi-season deal will make him the highest-paid driver in history. The video was recorded after the launch of the new W09 at Silverstone using a point-of-view camera inside Valtteri Bottas' helmet. "I've played a lot of racing simulation games with my brother", said Hamilton . "Last year's vehicle was never easy to work with, even at the tracks where we were strong", he said.

Sports New England Patriots select cornerback in recent ESPN mock draft
Author: 0 New England Patriots select cornerback in recent ESPN mock draft

I also like the fit for USC running back Ronald Jones II and Detroit, so he's another option as the second back to be drafted ( Saquon Barkley )". NFLDraftScout.com has him fourth among running backs and No. "I could have put him at No. 6 (to the Jets ) and I don't think anybody would have been questioning that". Kiper has the Cleveland Browns selecting Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen with the first-overall pick.

Sports Arizona Cardinals receive three compensatory draft picks
Author: 0 Arizona Cardinals receive three compensatory draft picks

The formula was developed by the NFL Management Council. The Chiefs earned a pick for letting Nick Foles leave as a free agent to sign with the Philadelphia Eagles. Based on calculations by OverTheCap.com's Jason Fitzgerald , New England was awarded a fourth-round pick for Jabaal Sheard's contributions to the Colts.

Sports Colts, Vinatieri reach one-year deal
Author: 0 Colts, Vinatieri reach one-year deal

He has a career 84.3 per cent field goal rate. Attention will naturally turn to his pursuit of Andersen, and ESPN.com noted he has scored the necessary 58 points to surpass him every season of his career except when he played a mere six games in 2009.

Sports Henrikh Mkhitaryan takes part in Arsenal training
Author: 0 Henrikh Mkhitaryan takes part in Arsenal training

Arsene Wenger started Rob Holding and Jack Wilshere after the comfortable 3-0 victory in Sweden last week, but wwo Osterunds goals in two minutes put the Gunners on edge early. "We play at home and we want to win the game". Because this second string won't take him there. Even though Ozil and Ramsey trained with the first team on Wednesday, Wenger ruled both of them out.

Sports Joe Schmidt: Ireland can't suddenly replace three British & Irish Lions
Author: 0 Joe Schmidt: Ireland can't suddenly replace three British & Irish Lions

The same is to be said for front-rower Porter and centre Farrell, both making their full Six Nations debuts. Cian Healy returns at loosehead prop in place of Jack McGrath who is on the bench. CJ Stander returns to the number 8 with Jack Conan among the replacements . Jack Conan, who was forced off at half-time with a shoulder injury, fends off competition from Jordi Murphy for a place on the bench.

Sports Conor McGregor Claims He Was Denied Opportunity To Fight At UFC 222
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Claims He Was Denied Opportunity To Fight At UFC 222

The matter of what exactly the UFC is going to do with UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor may finally be settled. The UFC lightweight champion would have fought Edgar at featherweight, he claimed. McGregor's lightweight belt is going around the waist of the victor of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson at UFC 223 in NY. People in Russian Federation love MMA, they love UFC, so I can see why they want to be in there.

Sports Mourinho Explains Why Pogba Was Dropped Again
Author: 0 Mourinho Explains Why Pogba Was Dropped Again

Sevilla were far better rival, creating chances throughout the match, only to be denied by David De Gea . "The only moment we felt relieved was at the end of the first half, where by a couple of mistakes in possession they had a couple of good situations that gave this fantastic stadium the emotion they normally have for 90 minutes".

Sports Bubba Watson: Wins for third time at Riviera
Author: 0 Bubba Watson: Wins for third time at Riviera

Looking for a strong finish, Lahiri began well with birdies on first and third holes at which point a Top-10 finish looked realistic. Half of Watson's career wins have come at Augusta National or Riviera, but his chances on Sunday looked tenuous after a mediocre front nine that included three bogeys.

Sports What's Up With This Olympic Freeskier's Bizarrely Bad Halfpipe Run?
Author: 0 What's Up With This Olympic Freeskier's Bizarrely Bad Halfpipe Run?

Elizabeth Marian Swaney of Hungary competes during the Freestyle Skiing Ladies' Ski Halfpipe Qualification on day 10 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park on February 19, 2018. The commentators reluctance to do anything but call the action likely stems from either shock on their part (it's possible they were in no way prepared for this), or because they didn't want to touch the somewhat-shady background to Swaney's Olympic appearance.

Sports Hawkeye apologises for faulty VAR graphic during Manchester United's FA Cup game
Author: 0 Hawkeye apologises for faulty VAR graphic during Manchester United's FA Cup game

Contain and crush; that is what Mourinho's team did on Saturday evening despite the absence of Paul Pogba, the £89 million midfielder, through illness. "Wesley Hoedt took advantage of some slack West Brom marking to head home his first goal for Southampton just 11 minutes in". "Good counter-attacks, twice attacking the space well".

Sports How to Watch USA vs. Slovakia Hockey
Author: 0 How to Watch USA vs. Slovakia Hockey

Donato, who also netted two goals against Slovakia in a 2-1 U.S. group-stage victory, blasted a rebound into the far top corner 96 seconds into the second period to put the United States of America ahead 1-0. The U.S. moves on to face the Czech Republic in a quarterfinal matchup Wednesday night. Struggling to score goals in their first three games, the Americans struck for three second-period goals to take charge against a Slovak team they also had defeated in the preliminary round.

Sports AB de Villiers ruled out of T20 series
Author: 0 AB de Villiers ruled out of T20 series

Dawid Malan will most likely spend close to the entire seven-month duration with the team. If these plans had worked fully, we wouldn't be having this conversation. They hammered the Indian pacers all over the park and scored 28 in the first 15 balls. The pacer opined that India's reputation against short bowling has improved off late.

Sports U.S. women rout Finland 5-0, advance to gold-medal game
Author: 0 U.S. women rout Finland 5-0, advance to gold-medal game

In the kind of offensive burst US coach Robb Stauber has been waiting for, the Americans, silver medalists in Sochi and Vancouver, converted on three of six powerplays. Team USA had 11 shots on goal compared to two for Finland in the first period, then increased the pressure with 18 in the second while Finland had seven.

Sports Daniel Ricciardo hits the track with RB14 at Silverstone
Author: 0 Daniel Ricciardo hits the track with RB14 at Silverstone

This year though, Red Bull are doing things differently. Australian Daniel Ricciardo will get his first chance to sample his new ride for 2018 when he takes the all-new Aston Martin-Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer RB14 for a spin at Silverstone as part of the teams pre-season filming day.

Sports Olympics reels as Russian curler hit by doping case
Author: 0 Olympics reels as Russian curler hit by doping case

No date has been set for a hearing. "The benefit of taking meldonium in view of performance enhancement in athletes is quite speculative and is discussed without sound scientific evidence". The Russians had been hoping that a clean record at Pyeongchang would persuade the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to allow them to march at the closing ceremony on February 25 with the Russian flag and in national uniform.

Sports Red Sox Sign JD Martinez to 5-Year Deal
Author: 0 Red Sox Sign JD Martinez to 5-Year Deal

Jon Morosi of MLB Network was told Martinez's contract is front-loaded and worth $110 million over five years. Martinez is coming off a career year in which he hit.303 with an OPS of 1.066. Martinez reunion proves hard. While a return to the Arizona Diamondbacks remained in the cards throughout the offseason, the Red Sox have also remained on Martinez's radar as Boston attempts to keep up with the power of the arch rival New York Yankees .

Sports Tampa Bay Buccaneers release Doug Martin
Author: 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers release Doug Martin

In his rookie season, he ran for 1,454 yards and 11 touchdowns, taking the National Football League by storm out of Boise State, making the Pro Bowl.The next two seasons, however, injuries played a factor and Martin appeared in just 17 games, rushing for 950 combined yards.

Sports Woods misses cut after firing 76; 2 share lead
Author: 0 Woods misses cut after firing 76; 2 share lead

Most other competitors are immune from the free-for-all that breaks out around Woods . This week, the missed fairways were joined by plenty of missed greens and putts. Woods is well aware of how hard the Honda venue is, but then again, not many of them are easy. Hit play on the video above to watch Cantlay's shot of the year contender .

Sports Hockey's Inclusion Message Comes Up Short As Racist Fans Taunt Black Player
Author: 0 Hockey's Inclusion Message Comes Up Short As Racist Fans Taunt Black Player

Washington's Devante Smith-Pelly was serving a major penalty for fighting Chicago's Connor Murphy when the fans taunted him in the penalty box. Smith-Pelly is black. Smith-Pelly also said that he's previously heard racially-charged comments but shrugged them off. There are fewer than 30 black players now on National Hockey League rosters.

Sports Adam Rippon joins NBC as Olympics correspondent for remainder of Winter Games
Author: 0 Adam Rippon joins NBC as Olympics correspondent for remainder of Winter Games

The screen grab in Sam's initial tweet showed him joking with his mother over text about how he could possibly ask out Adam , who is himself also openly gay. And this isn't the first time she's interacted with the skater on social media. Rippon has been outspoken against Mike Pence , and he is "one of a few US athletes who said they will not go to the White House for a post-Olympic celebration hosted by President Trump", according to USA Today .

Sports Mauricio Pochettino plays down FA Cup risk
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino plays down FA Cup risk

Spurs are likely to play a strong team once again against Rochdale as the FA Cup provides an excellent opportunity for Spurs to win their first trophy in over 10 years. "I was not surprised [by how Dale performed]". "This is a different game, a different competition and it will be tough. Newport gave us a fantastic game and they lost their next game in the league 5-0".

Sports Donovan Mitchell wins Verizon Slam Dunk Contest
Author: 0 Donovan Mitchell wins Verizon Slam Dunk Contest

In the first round, Mitchell brought out a another basket to complete the set up of his first dunk. He got a 50 for this dunk despite missing twice before he actually got the attempt down. Mitchell became the seventh Jazzman to participate in the dunk contest , joining Jeremy Evans, DeShawn Stevenson, Jamie Watson, David Benoit, Blue Edwards and his mentor, Griffith.

Sports Real Madrid's Toni Kroos suffers knee injury
Author: 0 Real Madrid's Toni Kroos suffers knee injury

ZINEDINE ZIDANE has dropped a huge hint that he could leave Real Madrid at the end of the season. Marcelo scored Madrid's final goal in a 3-1 win in the French capital but limped out of a thrilling 5-3 LaLiga victory over Real Betis on Sunday.

Sports No. 10 Auburn can't overcome slow start at SC
Author: 0 No. 10 Auburn can't overcome slow start at SC

SC had a 46-25 lead at halftime. The Tigers trailed by as many as 26 points in the first half and then lost Anfernee McLemore , the SEC's blocked shot leader, to a season-ending injury. An Auburn spokesperson confirmed the injury is a dislocation of McLemore's left ankle and he was taken to a nearby hospital in Columbia for further medical care.

Author: 0 Missed cut spoils Tiger Woods' return to Riviera

While the glass half-empty brigade feasted on Woods's poor second-round 76 for a tie for 116th place as evidence he is never coming back, there was plenty for those alongside McIlroy in the other camp to draw upon. On Thursday morning, it looked like a Ryder Cup as Woods's first hole - the 10th on the card - was lined completely with spectators at the unearthly hour of 7.22am.

Sports LeBron James Wants All-Star Captains To Pick Teams At Saturday Practice
Author: 0 LeBron James Wants All-Star Captains To Pick Teams At Saturday Practice

The team is now 10th in offensive efficiency after scoring 107.2 points per 100 possessions and is seventh in defense by allowing 104.1 points per 100 possessions. "He already got what, four rings?" On Saturday at 1:00 p.m., this year's Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductees will be announced, with the All-Star Saturday Night to follow at 8:00 p.m.

Sports South Africa: Arrest warrant for Zuma associate Ajay Gupta
Author: 0 South Africa: Arrest warrant for Zuma associate Ajay Gupta

Leigh Gunkel-Keuler, a spokeswoman for Johannesburg's main airport, said Ajay Gupta was on an Emirates flight bound for Dubai on February 6 at 8.30 p.m. The State is not opposing bail, but said it was not happy that Vasram's address was not confirmed . "We're making a plea so that we can avoid any embarrassment that he should hand himself over as soon as possible".

Sports Olympic streak over as Canada loses to Czechs in shootout
Author: 0 Olympic streak over as Canada loses to Czechs in shootout

In a game that brilliantly wavered between exciting and excruciating - especially when the stakes ratcheted through overtime and a shootout - ultimately Canada couldn't complete the task. "They took away the middle of the ice a lot on us, so that was something we were looking to expose them on and they were in the right position there", said Robinson.

Sports Pogba ruled out of Man United's FA Cup clash with illness
Author: 0 Pogba ruled out of Man United's FA Cup clash with illness

French newspaper L'Equipe claim Pogba is unhappy with the more defensive role has been asked to perform by Mourinho recently. But the Portuguese angrily hit back at suggestions of any kind of breakdown in relations between him and the France worldwide.

Sports Ester Ledecka shocks crowd, herself in gold medal Super-G run
Author: 0 Ester Ledecka shocks crowd, herself in gold medal Super-G run

Ledecka made a stunning run from back in the pack to take the super-G title on Saturday at the Pyeongchang Games, with a mistake costing Lindsey Vonn a spot on the podium. By the end of the event, Vonn was out of medal contention. Vonn will now regroup for Wednesday's downhill, with the first of three training runs scheduled for Sunday, and the alpine combined 48 hours later.

Sports Remington files for bankruptcy after gun sales drop
Author: 0 Remington files for bankruptcy after gun sales drop

Bankruptcy Court of DE under Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code. Remington says the restructuring plan will reduce its debt by $700 million. To view the full article, register now. The restructuring will also provide $145 million in new capital. Chapter 11 filings are also subject to objections from other creditors. CBS News reports the new ownership will be structured so that "holders of Remington's $550 million term loan will get an 82.5 percent equity stake in the gunmaker, and ...

Sports Chelsea's Olivier Giroud determined to hold down first-team place
Author: 0 Chelsea's Olivier Giroud determined to hold down first-team place

To go over old wounds, especially when you've come back with the intent to think positively, is not going to help anyone. Now, pressure relieved a little, he could turn his attention to the FA Cup against Hull on Friday and an enticing Champions League encounter with Barcelona next week.

Sports Day one of the men's Olympic hockey tournament was chaos
Author: 0 Day one of the men's Olympic hockey tournament was chaos

The contest between the two women's ice hockey super powers was played at a pace and skill level not witnessed in the other preliminary round contests, the display reminding everyone that the usa and Canada remain a class apart. Hockey was a family affair. Although players have done this since the 1970s with the legendary Summit Series in 1972 and all the way up to the World Cup of Hockey in 2016.

Sports Real Madrid to rival Man Utd for Tottenham contract rebel
Author: 0 Real Madrid to rival Man Utd for Tottenham contract rebel

Mauricio Pochettino insists he was simply protecting the player after he spent three months on the sidelines with a serious hamstring injury but reports suggest Alderweireld felt he was fit enough to play in those key games. Alderweireld is holding out to be Spurs' highest earner at the club with wage demands of as much as £150,000 per week. Real Madrid are the club in question, with the Spanish champions said to be long-term admirers of the talents of the 28-year-old.

Sports 'Messi can't be stopped' - Morata calls for defensive Chelsea approach against Barca
Author: 0 'Messi can't be stopped' - Morata calls for defensive Chelsea approach against Barca

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has claimed that Barcelona star Lionel Messi "can't be stopped", but remains confident that the Blues can beat the Catalan giants and progress to the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Asked about a possible return to Real Madrid in the future, Morata told Spanish television: "I have to respect Chelsea who have made a great effort for me".

Sports Gay Canadian figure skater Eric Radford creates history at the Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Gay Canadian figure skater Eric Radford creates history at the Winter Olympics

Radford said on Twitter that he "might explode with pride" at the news that he had made history. Considering his bad track record when it comes to LGBTQ rights, it's more than understandable that some of the openly gay athletes competing at the Winter Olympics were less than impressed by Mike Pence's role as leader of the U.S.

Sports Team figure skating competitors look to build momentum for rest of Olympics
Author: 0 Team figure skating competitors look to build momentum for rest of Olympics

Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation were second at 58 and the United States was third with 53. Nothing was quite as heartwarming as Olympic figure skater - and gold medallist - Meghan Duhamel's reaction to her team's win. American teen phenom Nathan Chen - he of the five-quad long program - fell twice in the short program of the team event, finishing a distant fourth. "We have such an incredible, strong team", Daleman said, "and I'm proud to say we've won and I'm prouder to have been ...