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Sports Slovenia stuns US men's hockey in OT, 3-2
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After a too many men on the ice call on Slovakia, Bourque, another son of a former National Hockey League player, fed Donato, who spun around in front and went five-hole on Laco to score the game-winning goal with 17:09 left. With the win, Swiss goalie Schelling passed Canada's Kim St. Pierre for most career Olympic wins. Russian teams have now played Slovakia in four consecutive Olympic tournaments, losing three of those and winning in 2014 in a shootout.

Sports Complaint against Priya Prakash's viral song for hurting Muslim sentiments
Author: 0 Complaint against Priya Prakash's viral song for hurting Muslim sentiments

Priya Prakash Varrier's viral wink got the Amul Treatment, as the caption reads "Wink All, Wink All, Little Star", which is the mime of "Twinkle Twinkle Little star" rhyme. Meanwhile, the police said that it will get language experts and Islamic scholars to translate the song before proceeding with the case. The song in the movie has been produced by music composer Shaan Rahman and actor-playback singer Vineeth Sreenivasan - the duo behind global hit song "Jimikki Kammal".

Sports Liverpool great criticises supporters for Mohamed Salah - Lionel Messi comparisons
Author: 0 Liverpool great criticises supporters for Mohamed Salah - Lionel Messi comparisons

Mohamed Salah has been in scintillating form this season and with 29 goals in all competitions, is on the verge of setting an impressive record for Liverpool . " Liverpool have had too much aggression for Porto". Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and striker Roberto Firmino spoke to the media ahead of Wednesday night's fixture against FC Porto in the Champions League.

Sports Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho slams media for 'lies' about Paul Pogba
Author: 0 Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho slams media for 'lies' about Paul Pogba

Mourinho hit back at what believes are "lies" and "bulls***" regarding the France worldwide before he later talked about his desire to strengthen the position in the next transfer window. For, as we head into the crunch stage of the campaign, a lack of form or consistency from the key stars could see Manchester United's season unravel quite quickly, if the manager is not careful.

Sports Ice hockey: Like father, like son - Donato nets for the US
Author: 0 Ice hockey: Like father, like son - Donato nets for the US

But it was the costly Kovalchuk goal with 0.2 seconds left in the second period that he wants back. While US coach Tony Granato played down any "Miracle on Ice" repeat talk, there were echoes of the 1980 Lake Placid Olympic upset of the Soviet Union by a collection of US amateurs.

Sports Chris Eubank Jr will never live up to his father's name
Author: 0 Chris Eubank Jr will never live up to his father's name

Groves was on top from the start, retaining his WBA super-middleweight title and progressing to the final of the World Boxing Super Series in fine style. ITV Box Office is hosting the Groves vs Eubank Jr fight . Groves looked more at ease without landing big shots on Eubank Jr , who had never been knocked down in his previous 27 professional bouts.

Sports Willian's early effervescence sees Chelsea into last eight
Author: 0 Willian's early effervescence sees Chelsea into last eight

Pedro made it two on 27 minutes, and five minutes later Willian doubled his tally. The France striker then scored his first goal since his move from Arsenal - a smart finish from close range following debutant Emerson Palmieri's left-wing cross.

Sports Team USA hockey accuses Russians of poor sportsmanship after loss
Author: 0 Team USA hockey accuses Russians of poor sportsmanship after loss

Slovenian hockey team at the PyeongChang Olympics . Kovalchuk said. "So hopefully you're going to change that now". "Just first game we play good first five minutes, today we play all 60, so that was the difference". But Kaprizov scored two more in the third as the Russians pulled away. What it might need is better goaltending after Ryan Zapolski allowed four goals on 26 shots, including Kovalchuk's backbreaking goals less than 33 seconds apart at the end of the second period and start of ...

Sports Czech Republic beats Canada in shootout
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The Czechs are captained by veteran forward Martin Erat , a four-time Olympian who racked up 163 goals and 318 assists in 723 games with the Nashville Predators from 2001 to 2013. Defenseman Chris Lee fanned on a bouncing puck to the right of the Canadian net, and Kubalik grabbed it and squeezed it between Scrivens and the post , knotting the game at 1-1.

Sports Donato's outstanding effort leads US to much-needed victory
Author: 0 Donato's outstanding effort leads US to much-needed victory

The Americans face the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation on Saturday. "And they scored a goal off one of them and from that point we were kind of on our heels". Other games send Finland against Norway and Sweden against Germany. The US simply did not keep its energy up for all 60 minutes, forward Brian O'Neill said.

Sports Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Game: Stream On TNT Overtime
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Philadelphia's Ben Simmons also was sharp in his rookie debut in the game, with the Aussie No. 1 pick contributing 11 points, 13 assists, six rebounds and four steals while catalyzing the World's offense. He will also be a part of the Skills Challenge tomorrow, along with Lauri Markkanen , Jamal Murray, and Buddy Hield . The 16-time National Basketball Association champion Lakers (23-34), who also had Larry Nance Jr .in the dunk contest before trading him to Cleveland, are likely to ...

Sports Pogba ruled out of Huddersfield clash with illness
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And the spotlight is on him more than ever at present. "When I told you a couple of months ago that we don't want to sign any striker or any winger and, yes, we are looking and we are going to try to sign a midfield player, I told you that two months ago".

Sports Race cars rolling at Daytona
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But give them credit. Denny Hamlin won the 500 in 2016 in the closest finish in the race's history. Since last weekend, a series of drivers have run speeds approaching 200 miles per hour while not breathing. Hendrick Motorsports and Joe Gibbs Racing exchanged the top six positions, with Alex Bowman in the number 88 Nationwide Insurance sponsored Camaro ZL-1 for Hendrick Motorsports running a lap in excess of 195 miles per hour without the benefit of the draft.

Sports Philly was well represented in Rising Stars Challenge
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With Joel Embiid being the only member of the Philadelphia 76ers participating in the 2018 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, Brett Brown fortunate enough to see three of his young stars, including Embiid, participate in Friday night's Rising Stars Challenge .

Sports Only the strong will survive the men's figure skating event
Author: 0 Only the strong will survive the men's figure skating event

The 18-year-old had to follow his once biggest threat, Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu , who sailed through a sparkling gold medal performance with a jittery showing. That's six quads in four variations, something never before accomplished in any competition. The crowd erupted as reigning Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu laid out a superb performance before American Nathan Chen , a gold medal favorite, failed to land any of his jumps and crashed to 17th place.

Sports West Brom players under investigation for alleged taxi theft in Spain
Author: 0 West Brom players under investigation for alleged taxi theft in Spain

Manager Alan Pardew is hoping to turn around his struggling team's form, who are just seven points from the relegation zone. The former Crystal Palace manager, usually known for his new manager bounces and ability to make an instant impact, has managed one Premier League win in his time at the Hawthorns .

Sports Woods misses cut at Riviera
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She had started poorly, dropping shots at her first two holes, the 10th and 11th on the course, and losing the lead to compatriot Shin. But it was an up-and-down day. Woods has no such weekend excitement to look forward to. "I feel very comfortable here", Cantlay said after his five-under-par 66. Despite some recent struggles, including missing his last three cuts and registering just one top 10 since August of 2016, the 2010 U.S.

Sports Snowboarder Ester Ledecka surprise gold medalist in Alpine skiing
Author: 0 Snowboarder Ester Ledecka surprise gold medalist in Alpine skiing

Not only did Ledecka deprive Veith of what looked like a rare double, she pushed Vonn back into sixth spot, the American star paying the price for a massive error that saw her lose valuable time at the bottom of the course. She probably wanted to seal herself in bubble wrap then be quarantined as she prepared for her final Olympics in a remarkable skiing career. "I think it was a pretty big disadvantage".

Sports Olympic Women's Alpine Skiing Results 2018: Mikaela Shiffrin Takes 4th in Slalom
Author: 0 Olympic Women's Alpine Skiing Results 2018: Mikaela Shiffrin Takes 4th in Slalom

Even if she doesn't, she's bringing home that giant slalom gold to go with the slalom gold she won as an 18-year-old in Sochi four years ago. "To finally have the race actually happen today I was really hoping I could actually do it". The next morning (Thursday evening in North America), she took to the hill for the women's slalom event-a race she was widely expected to win. That's four straight top slalom titles.

Sports Arizona native on the pole at the Daytona 500
Author: 0 Arizona native on the pole at the Daytona 500

An unexpected byproduct is more injuries from pit crews handling a heavier workload. KH: I was in that youth movement that came 20 years ago, when I was racing trucks and all of a sudden all the team owners realized that they had drivers that were getting ready to retire and that they needed to start repositioning themselves.

Sports Thakur pegs South Africa back
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As the sixth ODI match is going to be a mere formality, both the teams may introduce some changes to their side. Workload of players is definitely one aspect the team management needs to keep in mind, especially when it comes to pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah .

Author: 0 Qatar Open: Caroline Wozniacki, Simona Halep enter quarters, Karolina Pliskova crashes out

Halep relinquished No. 1 after losing to Wozniacki in the Australian Open final. Wozniacki was heard saying Niculescu's disruptive tactics in putting opponents off was the only strategy she could have used to win the match. A "frustrated" Halep made her announcement just after winning her quarter-final against American teenage qualifier, Catherine Bellis , 6-0 6-4. She was next due to play former Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber in the last eight yesterday.

Sports Drama Surrounds Jamaican Bobsled Team in PyeongChang
Author: 0 Drama Surrounds Jamaican Bobsled Team in PyeongChang

In a message on their Twitter account the trailblazing Jamaica bobsled team announced that their driving coach - former Olympian Sandra Kiriasis - had left. Kiriasis wants payment for it but the Jamaica Bobsleigh Federation declined and is disputing she owns the sled. The team was unveiled as a collection of firsts, what with Carrie Russell and Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian, who piloted for Team USA in the 2014 Sochi Games, headlining Jamaica's debut contingent of female Winter ...

Sports Quickfire Federer two wins from oldest No 1 spot
Author: 0 Quickfire Federer two wins from oldest No 1 spot

Federer can create history by becoming the oldest ever male tennis player to reach the world number one ranking. Kohlschreiber grew in confidence taking a 5/2 lead in the tie-break, and held two set point opportunities at 6/4 - including one on his serve.

Sports Spurs' potential enough to keep Pochettino?
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But we are so happy with him and the way that he is working. "I want to apologise to the people in Rochdale , the chairman, and the people who took my comment the wrong way", Pochettino told reporters on Friday. Matt Done, added: "We briefly saw the pitch for the first time yesterday and I must say it looks better already and we still have three days for it to improve".

Sports Olympics: Pengilly's quick expulsion due to admission of guilt - IOC
Author: 0 Olympics: Pengilly's quick expulsion due to admission of guilt - IOC

The organizers called for measures against Adam Pengilly, a member of the IOC Athletes' Commission, who injured a security guard at a parking lot near the Main Press Centre in PyeongChang. I showed it and, when he came even closer to me, I asked to see his manager. But Pengilly allegedly swore at him and at Korea, shoved him, and pushed past for about 30 meters, before verbally threatening him.

Sports Jason Vargas, Mets Reportedly Agree to 2-Year, $15 Million Contract
Author: 0 Jason Vargas, Mets Reportedly Agree to 2-Year, $15 Million Contract

The deal is pending a physical and is for two years, $16 million, with a club option for 2020. Vargas has been in the league since 2005 and pitched for the then-Florida Marlins , Mets , Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels before spending the last four seasons with the Kansas City Royals .

Sports Mourinho hits out at Pogba 'lies'
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And amid claims Pogba "regrets" joining United ahead of Real Madrid two summers ago, it has now been suggested that the La Liga giants are plotting an ambitious summer raid to take him from Old Trafford. "Some people go in this direction, I know their surname is liar". So, the concept of a central midfielder needing two other players beside him to cover his flaws is probably alien to the Irishman.

Sports PSG coach Emery up against it after big decisions backfire
Author: 0 PSG coach Emery up against it after big decisions backfire

After the break, the game grew steadily more disorganised: football built on less solid tactical foundations, and dominated by the abundance of individual talent on the pitch - and the feeling that a goal could come at either end, particularly Real's , where the chief moments of danger seemed to be occurring.

Sports ESPN, Fox both trying to hire Peyton Manning as TV analyst
Author: 0 ESPN, Fox both trying to hire Peyton Manning as TV analyst

Matt Hasselbeck and Peyton Manning are the favorites to take over for Gruden, yet only Hasselbeck is now employed by the Worldwide Leader. The New York Post's Andrew Marchand reported Friday that ESPN and Fox are strongly pursuing Manning but that the 14-time Pro Bowler "has been reluctant" to the idea of becoming a television analyst.

Sports Groves vs Eubank Jr pay-per-view
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The match is part of the groundbreaking and critically acclaimed World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) tournament, but as soon as the brackets were announced, Groves and Eubank as a potential semi-final overshadowed every other potential and actual pairing.

Sports Team LeBron vs. Team Stephen
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Additionally, select " NBA on TNT " playoff games, through the 2018 Western Conference Finals, will be available in VR. "I like East vs. LeBron James and Stephen Curry are two of the best players in the league right now and they deserve to be captains." junior Kesi Harford said.

Sports Cooking water suspected cause of Olympics norovirus outbreak
Author: 0 Cooking water suspected cause of Olympics norovirus outbreak

Until Friday, no athletes had been affected but the Swiss team spokesperson has now confirmed that freestyle skier Fabian Boesch and another skier had been infected with the virus. "Please note that athletes who have had the norovirus are allowed to compete if they are in good physical health, have been tested by the Swiss medical team, take all precautionary measures and the International Olympic Committee has been consulted".

Sports Watch Nikola Jokic get the fastest triple-double in 20 seasons
Author: 0 Watch Nikola Jokic get the fastest triple-double in 20 seasons

Jokić and the Nuggets are currently sixth, just a half-game behind the Oklahoma City Thunder for fifth. "Maybe I'm a little bit (more) aggressive". I do recognize that. Six Nuggets players scored in double-figures. Murray also drained five of his seven attempts from distance. "I know how good we can be when we decide to play hard", Butler said.

Sports Champions League: Liverpool's Firmino Wants to Make Porto 'Suffer'
Author: 0 Champions League: Liverpool's Firmino Wants to Make Porto 'Suffer'

And Firmino's Champions League goal tally has moved him into rarefied territory inhabited by Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo and Tottenham's Harry Kane. "We are the underdogs I would say. That makes me really happy". "It is our job to deal with greater responsibility and I think we have done that so far".

Sports Canada dumps Swiss in men's hockey opener
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Natalie Spooner, playing in her 100th game for Team Canada, made a no-look backhand pass to set up Agosta at 7:18 of the first period to give the Canadians a 1-0 advantage. By and large though, the Canadians were in complete control, their defencemen making the type of quick transitions to the forwards Desjardins has been stressing in practice, and the forwards attacking with speed, forechecking well when forced to dump the puck.

Sports Arizona cheerleader ejected for heckling at Arizona State
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Ayton finished with 25 points (on 8-of-12 shooting from the field plus 9-of-12 shooting from the foul line) and 16 rebounds for his 17th double-double of the season and second in as many meetings with ASU. In a game full of successes for the Sun Devils, Ayton's performance reminded the world that sometimes, it can only take one player to decide the outcome of a game.

Sports Shiffrin skis again and men's figure skating gets underway
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The two will face off for gold in men's singles figure skating starting on Friday, a contest with many strong contenders in an event where hard quadruple jumps are taking on increasing importance. Chen's arsenal of quadruple jumps sets him apart from most of the competition; quadruple jumps are worth far more in points than triples are, and it's easy for Chen to add up points and pull away from the field - if he lands them cleanly.

Sports Lindsey Jacobellis Misses Gold Medal Again in Snowboarding Cross
Author: 0 Lindsey Jacobellis Misses Gold Medal Again in Snowboarding Cross

Lindsey Jacobellis came in fourth, failing to earn an Olympic medal at Thursday's snowboarding cross insane final. Jacobellis missed the medal by three-hundreths of a second and was less than a half-second from gold. But the Olympics have been Jacobellis' Achilles' heel. Jacobellis' quest for gold will have to wait another four years. Seeing Arianna win gave me a boost and I said to myself: "'I don't want silver or bronze, I'm here for the gold, '" Moioli said.

Sports Liverpool want sudden Alisson deal to fend off Real Madrid, PSG
Author: 0 Liverpool want sudden Alisson deal to fend off Real Madrid, PSG

In eight out of sixteen games this season, Loris Karius has finished the 90 minutes with a clean sheet. An inquiry was also reportedly made in January about signing him during the winter transfer window and with that approach clearly unsuccessful, the Reds are hoping to agree on a deal to sign him in the summer in the "coming weeks".

Sports Anthony Rizzo delivers emotional speech at vigil for shooting victims
Author: 0 Anthony Rizzo delivers emotional speech at vigil for shooting victims

Rizzo took batting practice at Stoneman Douglas High School during the offseason, the Sun-Times reports. "You're all in my prayers" Rizzo ended the post with two emoji of hands together in prayer. Manager Joe Maddon exchanged text messages Wednesday night with Rizzo in the aftermath of the nation's deadliest school attack in five years. "We have to be the best possible version of ourselves".

Sports Bernardo Silva plays down Man City favourites tag
Author: 0 Bernardo Silva plays down Man City favourites tag

Guardiola also lauded several of his players returning from injury, while reserving special praise for Gundogan. "It's an unbelievable result in the last-16 of this competition", Guardiola said. City continued to stamp their authority on the match with a fourth goal thanks to a sweet goal from Gundogan, who place a gorgeous ball into the top corner to kill the game - and perhaps the tie.

Sports Guptill claims runs record as NZ set big chase
Author: 0 Guptill claims runs record as NZ set big chase

He was eventually dismissed for 105 from 54 balls, his innings including six fours and nine sixes. Colin Munro , Guptill's opening partner, scored 76 and shared a 134-run partnership for the first wicket . Australia: David Warner (capt), D'Arcy Short, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch , Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Ashton Agar, Andrew Tye, Kane Richardson, Billy Stanlake.

Sports McLeish to return for second spell as Scotland boss
Author: 0 McLeish to return for second spell as Scotland boss

McLeish who is now 59 signed a deal until 2020 and was the first choice of the Scottish FA Board. Northern Ireland manager O'Neill was quickly identified as the man the SFA wanted to guide Scotland towards Euro 2020 but it was forced to return to the drawing board when he made a decision to stay put.

Sports Chelsea Striker Alvaro Morata Declares Himself Fit for West Brom Fixture
Author: 0 Chelsea Striker Alvaro Morata Declares Himself Fit for West Brom Fixture

Morata had suffered with a back injury in recent weeks, but Conte is confident he will be fully fit for Chelsea's Champions League clash with Barcelona. I had a pain in my calf and was basically limping. Giroud feels Chelsea is the flawless club to further continue his career in the Premier League. "In this case, to have two number nines in Morata and Giroud.to have two options is very important for us".

Sports Roy Keane slams Man Utd quartet and Mourinho for team's
Author: 0 Roy Keane slams Man Utd quartet and Mourinho for team's "defensive problems"

The paper spoke of "difficult relations with Mourinho" and also "the level of United's play", leading to the midfielder "going through a dark period which feeds his reflection on his future". Despite possessing the best defensive record in the Premier League , Mourinho has never enjoyed having a settled back four. L'Equipe claims the player "regrets" returning to the club .

Sports Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold medal in 2018 Winter Olympics giant slalom
Author: 0 Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold medal in 2018 Winter Olympics giant slalom

More incredible, perhaps: Shiffrin is just getting started here in PyeongChang . "Everyone wants gold", Shiffrin said. No American Alpine skier has won more . In 2011, just a few weeks after her 16th birthday, she won the slalom title at the U.S. National Championships, making her the youngest competitor to claim a national title.