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Sports Nine sent off as ref abandons Brazilian derby match
Author: 0 Nine sent off as ref abandons Brazilian derby match

Seven players were initially sent for the showers but two more red cards were shown later on to leave Vitoria with only six players on the pitch when officials chose to call it quits. The hosts then lost another player leaving both sides with seven before Bispo booted the ball away in frustration and picked up a second yellow that killed off the game.

Sports Olympic Athlete from Russian Federation suspected of doping
Author: 0 Olympic Athlete from Russian Federation suspected of doping

He now is at risk of losing the medal he won with his wife Anastasia Bryzgalova. The reports claim the initial findings appear to show meldonium had been taken two weeks before the test sample was provided. It is the second doping case of the Games in South Korea, after a Japanese short-track speed skater tested positive for a banned diuretic substance.

Sports Houston Texans to release linebacker Brian Cushing before new league year
Author: 0 Houston Texans to release linebacker Brian Cushing before new league year

Cushing has spent nine seasons with the Texans and would leave as the franchise leader in tackles with 664. As noted in the tweet above, Houston saves itself almost $8 million in cap-space by hurling Cushing to the wayside. Cushing was named the 2009 Associated Press Defensive Rookie of the Year. He played just five games last season, including a move back to his more traditional OLB role thanks to injuries to several other Texans.

Sports Penn State THON raises $10151663.93 for the kids
Author: 0 Penn State THON raises $10151663.93 for the kids

Pysher, a dancer and chair of the family relations committee, is a sophomore nursing major from Williamsport and has been involved both years she has been at Penn State. Activities during the weekend will include a kids' fashion/talent show; athlete hour and pep rally with Penn State athletes and Four Diamonds children; stage acts and speakers; the line dance; and much, much more.

Sports Gold medalist comforts silver medalist in true Olympic moment
Author: 0 Gold medalist comforts silver medalist in true Olympic moment

Jackson, 25, of Ocala, Florida, is the first African-American woman to qualify for a U.S. Olympic long track speed skating team. She graduated from UF with a degree in materials science and engineering in 2015. Host country favorite Sang-Hwa Lee of Korea took home the silver medal finishing.39 behind Kodaira. Kodaira also broke a jinx and became the first Japanese Winter Olympic team captain to win a gold medal.

Sports Mets GM: Tim Tebow 'Will Play in the Major Leagues'
Author: 0 Mets GM: Tim Tebow 'Will Play in the Major Leagues'

Lucie, Florida . I think he will play in the major leagues. He'll get the quickest route to the major leagues because that's ultimately where they think he belongs. "It's phenomenal for minor league baseball". Having specifics to work on during the offseason has been a huge advantage, Tebow said. Tebow can hold on to that view of success, because he's about to be successful in baseball whether the numbers show it or not.

Sports Manchester City set to offer surprise package new £50000-a-week deal
Author: 0 Manchester City set to offer surprise package new £50000-a-week deal

Pep Guardiola has lifted the lid for the first time on the sequence of events that nearly led to him becoming a Wigan Athletic player over a decade ago. "Wigan were interested in me, I didn't choose the club". They were so clever! "I got a call from Guardiola's agent and he gave me Pep's number so I rang him and left a message", said Jewell.

Sports 'Tongue-tied' National Basketball Association star Redick in racial slur storm
Author: 0 'Tongue-tied' National Basketball Association star Redick in racial slur storm

In the video, Redick said: 'I want to wish all the National Basketball Association c***k fans of China a Happy New Year'. The video showcasing Redick's slur remains the only version showing the incident. "I love & respect our friends in China". Redick responded to the outrage on Twitter, saying he is "disappointed" anyone would think he could use that word yet not outright denying he used that word.

Sports COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Duke pulls away to top Clemson on the road
Author: 0 COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Duke pulls away to top Clemson on the road

The Buckeyes (22-7, 13-3) have fallen out of first place by losing consecutive Big Ten games for the first time this season. But having its best player sidelined has allowed Duke to figure out new ways to be successful on offense and given a platform not only for Allen but other key rotation players to step up.

Sports Rookie Ko Jin-young Wins Australian Open in LPGA Debut
Author: 0 Rookie Ko Jin-young Wins Australian Open in LPGA Debut

This Ko burst onto the worldwide stage at the 2015 Ricoh Women's British Open at Turnberry, when she gave champion Inbee Park a run while wearing a puffy fur-lined jacket. That victory guaranteed her LPGA membership for the 2018 season. "I've started off really well", the West Australian said. More importantly, she showed she could compete.

Sports WWE is trying to sign Rob Gronkowski
Author: 0 WWE is trying to sign Rob Gronkowski

Gronkowski has already made several appearances for the WWE , most notably a year ago at WrestleMania 33 when he interfered in the Andre the Giant Battle Royal to help Rawley win the match by taking down Jinder Mahal in the ring. After the Super Bowl , Gronk wasn't sure if he is ready to commit to another NFL.When asked about the possibility of retiring from football following New England's Super Bowl LII loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, Gronkowski said, "I'm definitely gonna look at ...

Sports Disney Channel announces Descendants 3, teases new villain
Author: 0 Disney Channel announces Descendants 3, teases new villain

In the piece, Cameron alluded to a new villain (Mal's father) entering the story. The behind the scenes team for Descendants 3 includes writers Sara Parriott and Josann McGibbon ( The Starter Wife , Descendants , Descendants 2). "By adding a modern twist to Disney's most treasured heritage properties, the world of " Descendants " has become an instant classic", said Gary Marsh, president and chief creative officer, Disney Channels Worldwide.

Sports Liverpool to offer Mane new bumper deal
Author: 0 Liverpool to offer Mane new bumper deal

But his impressive form this season could see the Senegal worldwide commit his future for many more years. "There's more competition this season, but the most important thing is to score and help my team". "In my mind I am always trying to improve and I'm doing it every single day". Such has been Liverpool fans' admiration of him that some travelling Reds supporters sang about converting to Islam in the streets of Porto.

Sports Gus Kenworthy, Matt Wilkas Share Kiss On Live Olympic TV
Author: 0 Gus Kenworthy, Matt Wilkas Share Kiss On Live Olympic TV

He has since emerged as a prominent voice in the LGBT community, has more well-known sponsors than ever before and in 2017 was awarded a Visibility Award by the Human Rights Campaign, an LGBT rights advocacy group. While U.S. teammate Nick Goepper, a slopestyle specialist from the IN flatland, struggled to attract funding to prepare for the 2018 Games, Kenworthy's tale of blazing a new trail IN the macho sports world made him attractive to heavyweight sponsors such as Visa, Toyota and Ralph ...

Sports FA Cup: VAR in the controversy again as Manchester United beat Huddersfield
Author: 0 FA Cup: VAR in the controversy again as Manchester United beat Huddersfield

The guidelines for VAR also limits its use to "clear and obvious errors, or serious missed incidents", and Mourinho said in his postgame news conference that the Mata goal did not pass that test. "When I was told by the doctor this morning that he was not coming, I don't want to know anything else about it - I have to think who is going to replace him, what I am going to do because we worked hard during the week".

Sports Mauricio Pochettino apologises to Rochdale after Tottenham
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino apologises to Rochdale after Tottenham

Rochdale, bottom of League One, had their barren pitch re-surfaced for the arrival of the north London club who are bidding to win the FA Cup for the first time since 1991. And Keith Hill's men made a mockery of the 63 places separating the sides as they used the lush green surface to great effect to match a Spurs line up much changed from the one that drew 2-2 with Juventus in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Sports Goffin suffers painful exit in Rotterdam
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Belgium's David Goffin was forced to retire from his semi-final against Grigor Dimitrov at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam on Saturday after suffering a freak eye injury. "I was able to improve my tennis today when I needed to, I was able to take advantage". Federer chose to play in Rotterdam rather than in Dubai and the decision served him well as he won in the Dutch city for a record third time, after previously winning in 2005, defeating his current coach Ivan ...

Sports Daytona 500 start time, TV/Radio, starting lineup and more
Author: 0 Daytona 500 start time, TV/Radio, starting lineup and more

The nickname "Bowman the Showman" has started to make the rounds on the Monster Energy Cup Series . That tension exists in many races , but Joy said it's particularly notable with Daytona , thanks to it being such a widely-watched race and also coming at the start of the season, rather than partway in.

Sports UFC champion responds to Mayweather's octagon fight taunt
Author: 0 UFC champion responds to Mayweather's octagon fight taunt

Mayweather hasn't fought since his Las Vegas showdown with McGregor in August 2017. "Now, I'm going to be honest, I'm practicing Irish dancing, and I'm getting nervous about that", Kavanagh told TheMacLife .com this week. "Now, let's be realistic here". We'll just have to wait and see what the UFC has planned. UFC President Dana White says Mayweather vs. McGregor II should happen in the UFC and UFC color commentator Joe Rogan says the legendary boxer has no chance in that MMA fight ...

Sports Vonn misses out on medals as Ledecka takes gold on borrowed skis
Author: 0 Vonn misses out on medals as Ledecka takes gold on borrowed skis

I really don't know what happened. The 23-year-old became the first man since Dick Button of the U.S. in 1952 to take the title twice in a row - and into the bargain, won the landmark 1,000th gold medal in Winter Olympics history. "I thought it must be some mistake... they're going to switch the time for some others". Lindsey Vonn on Saturday responded to Trump supporting Twitter trolls who gave her a hard time after her super-g loss at the Olympics.

Sports The skies and lows of the 2018 slam dunk contest
Author: 0 The skies and lows of the 2018 slam dunk contest

Wearing short shots, Mitchell changed plans after missing his first dunk. A general view of pre-game ceremonies during the 2018 Mountain Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Game at Staples Center on February 16, 2018 in Los Angeles , California.

Sports South Korea gets men's skeleton Olympic gold
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Rounding out the top five are Canada (tied with the Netherlands with 13 medals) and the United States, Austria, and the OAR (all tied with eight). Canada's Lawes/Morris, both Olympic champions, were on fire here in PyeongChang Games and have beaten Switzerland 7-2 in the round robin session.

Sports Olympic medals awarded in men's ski slopestyle
Author: 0 Olympic medals awarded in men's ski slopestyle

Nick Goepper saved his best run for last to clinch the silver medal in the men's slopestyle on Sunday. On his final run, he was technically strong on the rails. Beaulieu-Marchand, 49th in the World Cup rankings, was a surprise bronze medallist, his 92.40 second run leaving him looking stunned as he stood on the podium.

Sports Peerless Hirscher completes Olympic double with giant slalom win
Author: 0 Peerless Hirscher completes Olympic double with giant slalom win

Hirscher, also tasting gold in the combined event on Tuesday , maintained his top place after the first run and posted a best time of 2 minutes and 18.04 seconds en route to the victory. Miller, who was raised in OR, was 31.91-seconds off the gold medalist, Marcel Hirscher of Austria, who had a time of 2:18.04. "I had no choice, I knew I have to give 100% and I have to go into this battle", Hirscher said, reflecting on his win.

Sports Minnesota's Vonn slips to miss podium in super-G
Author: 0 Minnesota's Vonn slips to miss podium in super-G

You know I attacked. I left it all on the hill. At a news conference that followed her upset win, Ledecka wore her ski goggles - "Because I wasn't prepared to be at the ceremony and I don't have makeup on", she said. Ledecka's surprise victory in the early afternoon preceding Hanyu was gold medal number 999. She has another shot at winning a medal on Tuesday when she competes in a downhill event.

Sports England beats New Zealand by 2 runs in tri-series T20
Author: 0 England beats New Zealand by 2 runs in tri-series T20

D'Arcy Short anchored a high-powered Australian batting order to produce the highest successful run chase in Twenty20 global cricket to beat New Zealand by five wickets in their tri-series clash at Eden Park on Friday. Losing the toss and being sent to the crease, the English started slowly in Hamilton, with opener Alex Hales falling for just one and Jason Roy for 21.

Sports Kohli, bowlers steer India to 5-1 series victory in ODI series
Author: 0 Kohli, bowlers steer India to 5-1 series victory in ODI series

Earlier, young paceman Shardul Thakur made his first appearance in the series count with a four-wicket haul as India yet again choked the South African batsmen, dismissing them for a below-par 204. It'sa joy to watch him play and he has definitely got the talent to dominate as a batsman. I only look to help my team. " Virat (Kohli ) had set some parameters, and when I did the yo-yo test at the NCA 10 days ago, my speed was among the top five or six".

Sports Manchester City won't ease up against Basel, says Vincent Kompany
Author: 0 Manchester City won't ease up against Basel, says Vincent Kompany

Ilkay Gundogan dazzled with two goals in Manchester City's 4-0 romp at FC Basel on Tuesday to leave the Premier League leaders on the verge of the Champions League quarter-finals. I had this experience in Munich and it was of little advantage to us. For the last few seasons, we numbered English sides among the poor teams but the impact of a vast amount of money spent on the best managers in the world and some of the most exciting players on the planet in the last 12 months is now obvious.

Sports South Africa women vs India women 2018 3rd T20I
Author: 0 South Africa women vs India women 2018 3rd T20I

Manish Pandey and Jaydev Unadkat also are back in the Indian starting XI. Viewers can watch the match live on Sony TEN 1 and TEN 1 HD English and Sony TEN 3 and TEN 3 HD Hindi. The players held a practice session at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Saturday, and given the short turnaround of formats, will have to be positive and on the front foot for the first match at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium on Sunday.

Sports Gabriel Jesus could make Manchester City comeback vs. Wigan
Author: 0 Gabriel Jesus could make Manchester City comeback vs. Wigan

The first stage of what could be a historic quadruple trophy-winning season (Carabao Cup, FA Cup , Premier League and Champions League ), takes place on 25 February (4.30pm kick-off) when City face Arsenal for the Carabao Cup Final at Wembley Stadium.

Sports FA Cup: Sheffield Wednesday hold Swansea on Carvalhal's return
Author: 0 FA Cup: Sheffield Wednesday hold Swansea on Carvalhal's return

The Portuguese only left Hillsborough eight weeks ago by mutual consent but, in a classic twist of fixture fate, found himself back there with new club Swansea in the fifth round of the FA Cup . "But it's the reality and we still have an opportunity to stay in the cup so it's nothing negative". The Swans have gotten the better of Liverpool, Arsenal and Burnley in recent weeks and will be full of confidence as they face Sheffield Wednesday this week.

Sports Lindsey Vonn bobbles, misses medal in women's super-G
Author: 0 Lindsey Vonn bobbles, misses medal in women's super-G

Going first during her Super-G race prevented her from seeing how other skiers reacted to problem areas on the course. "I am so surprised abou all of it". "I came in there with pretty decent speed". I work hard and try to be the best person I can be. "I got this. I got this.' And I knew I had to focus all the way to the finish because of that turn".

Sports Barcelona notch up win after two draws
Author: 0 Barcelona notch up win after two draws

Luckily for Barca fans - and football lovers in general - Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are sure-fire choices and are rarely dropped, even when a crucial fixture like Tuesday's game against Chelsea awaits. "Against opposition like them there's no formula to it, the key is for us to just be ourselves, be assured and not have any doubts about what we have to go out there and do".

Sports Brighton v Coventry preview: Chris Hughton wary of FA Cup upset
Author: 0 Brighton v Coventry preview: Chris Hughton wary of FA Cup upset

After a sticky start to 2018, Brighton have picked up five points from their last three Premier League matches with away draws at Southampton and Stoke, coupled with a good 3-1 home win over West Ham. Seagulls manager Chris Hughton has confirmed he will hand a debut to Locadia in the fifth round of the competition following his arrival from PSV Eindhoven in January.

Sports Canada's halftime report card at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Canada's halftime report card at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

He just keeps on navigating his way through the first of what should be many Games short track tournaments for the 21-year-old. Christie was chasing South Korean leader Choi together with Li when Christie and the Chinese skater tangled. Girard won in a time of 1:24.650. "I knew something would happen, it's the final, everyone wants to be on the podium, so that's why I went to the front and give a little more energy to stay in the front".

Sports Real Madrid and Liverpool Treat Fans to Special Valentine's Performance
Author: 0 Real Madrid and Liverpool Treat Fans to Special Valentine's Performance

Xavi felt that Los Blancos didn't really offer enough to win the match, and yet they're in the box seat to progress after a 3-1 victory. The Merengues" formerly all-conquering "BBC' front line has lost its privileged place in the club's eyes, and is no longer needed to deliver goals or wins even in Madrid's biggest clashes.

Sports Australia complete highest-ever chase
Author: 0 Australia complete highest-ever chase

He's said that he's happy doing all three forms and I respect that. "It didn't make any sense. was just like, 'I'm pretty sure I've just won $50,000'". In the last encounter of the series, New Zealand beat England by 12 runs in Wellington on Tuesday. It's now all to play for to decide who meets Australia in next Wednesday's final back at Eden, though the Black Caps could also sneak through on net run rate with a narrow loss.

Sports Figure skater Adam Rippon gives LGBTQ community athlete they can relate to
Author: 0 Figure skater Adam Rippon gives LGBTQ community athlete they can relate to

He said, "I think I've shown the world that I'm a fierce competitor". Rippon, who has become the first openly gay man to compete in the Winter Games from the U.S., has become the new internet sensation in the recent weeks. "And now, to be here, at the Olympic games, to be wearing a medal is - it's been incredible". And this isn't the first time she's interacted with the skater on social media.

Sports NFL Draft: Key strengths and weaknesses for Josh Rosen
Author: 0 NFL Draft: Key strengths and weaknesses for Josh Rosen

When asked by the New York Post, Mayfield said he wants to learn from Brady , arguably the best quarterback in the National Football League today. With the draft still roughly two and a half months away down in Arlington, Texas, rumors are beginning to fly that the former Sooner gunslinger may actually be in play to be selected number one overall by Cleveland.

Sports Daytona 500 Race Week Features Esports Tournament On Mobile Stage
Author: 0 Daytona 500 Race Week Features Esports Tournament On Mobile Stage

He won a single race in 2015 but raced well enough each weekend to finish fourth overall in the standings. "I saw (he) was third and I'd figure he'd give me a good push", Blaney said about Wallace. More often one has to be lucky in these restrictor-place races. Johnson suffered an accident on lap 127 of 200 in last year's Daytona 500 , placing 34th.

Sports Gitanjali Gems breaches lower circuit; premises searched in PNB fraud
Author: 0 Gitanjali Gems breaches lower circuit; premises searched in PNB fraud

Among other jewellery stocks, Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri (TBZ) settled at Rs 109, down 3.41 per cent, Thangamayil Jewellery ended 5 per cent lower at Rs 514.45 on BSE. ICAI president Naveen N.D. Gupta told PTI it has taken suo motu (on its own) cognisance of the alleged fraud at PNB and its financial reporting review board (FRRB) has been advised to review PNB and Gitanjali Gems .

Sports Twins Acquire Odorizzi As Rays Tear Down
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The Rays traded pitcher Jake Odorizzi to the Twins in exchange for minor league infielder Jermaine Palacios , the team announced Saturday. The Angels have been shopping Cron during the offseason, primarily due to their offseason addition of Shohei Ohtani and Zack Cozart .

Sports No 13 Kansas storms back to beat No 20 West Virginia
Author: 0 No 13 Kansas storms back to beat No 20 West Virginia

The race for the Big 12 regular season title is still wide open, but Saturday's matchup between No. 20 West Virginia (19-7, 8-5 Conf) and No. 13 Kansas (20-6, 9-4 Conf) could go a long way in helping clear things up. Kansas defeated North Carolina in the Final Four semifinal that season before downing Memphis in the National Championship Game. It was by far the best game he's played in a Jayhawk uniform.

Sports 'Congrats brother!' Mike Sweeney has sweet message for Eric Hosmer
Author: 0 'Congrats brother!' Mike Sweeney has sweet message for Eric Hosmer

The Padres finished in fifth place of the National League West last season thanks to a 71-91 record. Hosmer's contract will be the largest in Padres history at $144 million, according to a report from Scott Miller of Bleacher Report. The 28-year-old had a.284 average with 127 home runs and 566 RBIs in 1,048 games in his six years with Kansas City. The first baseman reportedly had seven-year contract offers from both the Padres and his former team, the Royals.

Sports Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry criticizes Fox News anchor's comments about LeBron James
Author: 0 Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry criticizes Fox News anchor's comments about LeBron James

Ingraham was all worked up over James' comments about Donald Trump , so she spent some time talking about why he should " stick to sports ", the old, exhausted tagline that people use when they don't like what athletes have to say. Mr. James has been politically outspoken, particularly in regard to Mr. Trump. James previously responded with an Instagram post containing similar sentiments.