Sports

Sports Winnie-The-Pooh Bears Rain Down on Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu
Author: 0 Winnie-The-Pooh Bears Rain Down on Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu

Aliev is the surprise contender, but he nailed his routine Friday, hitting both his quads as well as a triple axel. "I did what I meant to do". The 23-year-old broke the pain barrier in Pyeongchang after a fearless free skate yesterday that Hanyu revealed had required painkilling shots to help him land jumps on his crocked ankle.

Sports Austin Dillon gets Daytona 500 tattoo to commemorate victory
Author: 0 Austin Dillon gets Daytona 500 tattoo to commemorate victory

It is extra special to win it this year with Austin Dillon and Richard Childress and our new Camaro ZL1 race vehicle. Austin Dillon won the Daytona 500 on Sunday night (Feb. Wallace drives the No. 43 auto for Richard Petty and sobbed in his post-race news conference after his mother came to the front of the room to give him a hug.

Author: 0 Korea in 13th place after 2 heats in women's bobsleigh

The Americans field a deep team, including defending Olympic gold medalist David Wise , 2017 X Games victor and world champion Aaron Blunck and 2014 Olympian Torin Yater-Wallace. The South Korean team, however, defended its lead by adding another score in the final end. Having a place to play for a country's top players also is a priority.

Sports Diamondbacks acquire OF Steven Souza from Rays in three-way trade
Author: 0 Diamondbacks acquire OF Steven Souza from Rays in three-way trade

In 2017, Souza hit 30 home runs and 78 RBI, posting.239/.351/.459 hitting splits. The addition of Drury provides the Yankees with young and cheap experience to man third base should Miguel Andujar prove not to be ready to handle the job on an every day basis this spring; the 25-year old also has the ability to play second base.

Sports Japanese Sensation Yuzuru Hanyu Delights Skating Fans Once More
Author: 0 Japanese Sensation Yuzuru Hanyu Delights Skating Fans Once More

It left the Grand Prix Finals champion in 17th place, and so far adrift of Yuzuru Hanyu's stellar 111.68 score that Chen will skate hours before the Japanese leader for his free skate on Saturday. Nathan Chen from the United States skating champion landed six quadruple jumps in at a stretch. But he still earned 10.07 points for that move, which is almost 3 points more than the maximum value he would have received for a well-executed triple jump.

Sports Uber-eats driver allegedly shoots customer, now in custody
Author: 0 Uber-eats driver allegedly shoots customer, now in custody

Patterson said Bivines was afraid to see what Thornton had in his pocket so he defended himself, WSB-TV said. The paper reports that Bivines was charged with assault in DeKalb County in 2009, and pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of battery in May 2010.

Sports Doug Pederson Promotes Mike Groh To OC, Not Duce Staley
Author: 0 Doug Pederson Promotes Mike Groh To OC, Not Duce Staley

Eagles coach Doug Pederson interviewed both Groh and running backs Duce Staley for the job, seemingly with the intention of making an internal hire. The Eagles hired Groh last offseason to improve their wide receiver corps. He broke into the league as an assistant coach for the Jets when his father, Al, was the head coach in 2000 .

Sports Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon is crushing on Harry Styles
Author: 0 Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon is crushing on Harry Styles

Olympic medalist, Adam Rippon , is not just trending on internet for his good looks and winning personality. Field was totally on board with the idea and basically told her son to go for it, writing, "Sam...he's insanely pretty". "Your Olympics won't be about Mike Pence ". In a since-deleted announcement, the network announced it had added Rippon to its coverage team. Tweeted Rippon: "I am flattered that NBC wanted me to work as a correspondent for them here in PyeongChang".

Author: 0 Sevilla coach Montella pays huge compliment to Mourinho

We've got a tough game against Sevilla away and we've got to concentrate on that. "The next one is the one that afterwards we will be out of the FA Cup or in a quarter-final". When asked if Pogba would return to the starting line-up against Sevilla , Mourinho said the player's participation at an open training session earlier in the day indicated he was ready.

Sports Christian Coleman takes down 20-year-old world sprint record
Author: 0 Christian Coleman takes down 20-year-old world sprint record

Christian Coleman set a new world record for the 60m at the US Indoor Championships in Albuquerque on Sunday night. "I wanted to go get it", Coleman said after the race. "I just flourish in those moments". The American youngster was initially believed to have broken Greene's 60m record at a meeting in Clemson, South Carolina on January 19, where he clocked 6.37sec.

Sports Liverpool fans react on Twitter as Naby Keita sparks 22-man brawl
Author: 0 Liverpool fans react on Twitter as Naby Keita sparks 22-man brawl

The game was initially delayed by around ten minutes when Frankfurt ultras left the north-west terrace behind the goal and began to surround to the pitch holding banners reading: "The streets take back the game - Eintracht fans say NO to Mondays!" Ghana midfielder Kevin Prince Boateng scored a brilliant goal to power Eintracht Frankfurt to 2-1 win over Leipzig on Monday night in the German Bundesliga.

Sports Federer confirmed as oldest world No.1
Author: 0 Federer confirmed as oldest world No.1

As per Tennis World USA , American Big Bill Tilden dominated Tennis in the early 1920s, winning the only two Wimbledon tournaments he competed in, in 1920 and 1921, and he also won 6 consecutive US Open titles from 1920 to 1925. He has played two tournaments this year and won both - the other being the Australian Open which he won for the sixth time. "I was able to handle the pressure and today I played great from the beginning", he said.

Sports Czechs Next as Team USA Rolls in Opener
Author: 0 Czechs Next as Team USA Rolls in Opener

Donato, a Harvard junior, scored bookend goals in the game and Troy Terry, a University of Denver junior, added three assists as Team USA defeated Slovakia 5-1 to qualify for the quarterfinals of the Olympic tournament, where the US men will play Czech Republic Wednesday.

Sports Ulreich starts for Bayern v Besiktas
Author: 0 Ulreich starts for Bayern v Besiktas

The club is now fourth in the Turkish Super Lig. Jupp Heynckes , his opposite number, played in his first European Cup final in the same season Gunes made his playing debut in the tournament, his Borussia Monchengladbach beaten by Liverpool in Rome.

Sports Chandrababu demands 'justice' for Andhra
Author: 0 Chandrababu demands 'justice' for Andhra

I never compromise in my life on the interests of my state. He announced that he will not flinch from the battlefield, will not collude against the interests of AP state and announced that he will be ready to make any sacrifice for AP people and the state.

Sports Conor McGregor Sends Cryptic Message to Floyd Mayweather About 'Fight Negotiations'
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Sends Cryptic Message to Floyd Mayweather About 'Fight Negotiations'

In response , McGregor took to Instagram to declare that Mayweather is all but "out of these current fight negotations". "It is the reason I never [sought] the rematch in the first place". While McGregor is still recognized by the UFC as the undisputed lightweight champion, he is certainly not without his detractors. He has not fought in MMA since he won the title in November 2016.

Sports Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions suffer heartbreaking defeat at No. 6 Purdue
Author: 0 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions suffer heartbreaking defeat at No. 6 Purdue

Dakota Mathias opened the second half with a 3-pointer, the first by a Boiler other than Carsen Edwards since the Michigan State game, and Edwards followed with a reverse layup to put Purdue back in front, 37-36. "That's how we have to play all the time". On the season, Penn State averages 76.2 points, 35.9 rebounds and 14.3 assists per game. Not just the loss of Vincent Edwards , but also the nine-point first-half hole it dug itself out of.

Sports Pat Nevin sends defensive message to Man United supporters about Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Pat Nevin sends defensive message to Man United supporters about Jose Mourinho

The 20-year-old made history in 2015 by becoming the youngest player to captain a team in a UEFA Champions League match (at age 18 years and 221 days). Manchester United are an attacking team, they play with flair, they need exciting players, and Ferguson - whatever about his grumpiness and all of that - he never ever resorted to defensive tactics.

Sports Rick Pitino NCAA Ruling Screws Your Back Tattoo
Author: 0 Rick Pitino NCAA Ruling Screws Your Back Tattoo

The penalties are the result of an investigation that included allegations that a former Louisville staff member arranged for escorts to attend parties with players and recruits at an on-campus dormitory from 2011 to 2015, according to ESPN.

Sports Hornets start search for new GM after Rich Cho's exit
Author: 0 Hornets start search for new GM after Rich Cho's exit

Cho was previously general manager of the Portland Trail Blazers. "I want to thank Rich for all of his hard work with the Charlotte Hornets organization through the years and wish him and his family the best in the future", Hornets Chairman Michael Jordan said in a statement.

Sports Major League Baseball announces pace-of-play changes for 2018 season
Author: 0 Major League Baseball announces pace-of-play changes for 2018 season

That's a problem for Major League Baseball, which is struggling to attract younger fans . The players' union had rejected a proposal including a 20-second pitch clock. That rule will stop frequent visits, especially by infielders. Michael Kay will be thrilled. Now we've got people being accused of sitting in a tunnel [trying to steal signs].

Sports Taking A Flyer On Petr
Author: 0 Taking A Flyer On Petr

Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings looks on from his net during the third period while playing the St. Louis Blues at Little Caesars Arena on December 9, 2017 in Detroit , Michigan. In the 2016-17 season, he played 50 games and had 44-18-21 record with a save percentage of.901. Mrazek, 26, allowed three goals on 34 shots Sunday night as the Red Wings fell 3-2 to the Toronto Maple Leafs .

Author: 0 Young: United believe they can lift Champions League trophy

Sacked by AC Milan in November, Montella will be taking charge of only his second Champions League game when he comes up against United. United have progressed to the Champions League knockout stages for the first time since the 2013-14 campaign but Manchester City, Spain's Barcelona and Real Madrid along with Paris St Germain are considered favourites for the title.

Sports Austin Dillon Wins Daytona 500 On Final Lap
Author: 0 Austin Dillon Wins Daytona 500 On Final Lap

I thought I was going to win the Daytona 500 ". "I guess I could have lifted and gave it to him". Some like to suggest the title of runner-up only makes you the "first loser", but Daytona 500 runner-up Darrell "Bubba" Wallace might have buried that cliché Sunday evening.

Sports Highlights of Day 11 at the Pyeongchang Olympics
Author: 0 Highlights of Day 11 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

They could not match the French pair in the free dance, earning 122.62, but coupled with their short program, Virtue and Moir had a total of 206.07. The French couple, which had experienced a wardrobe malfunction in Monday's short program and had appeared distracted, won Tuesday's free dance with a world-record score.

Sports Pennsylvania court releases new voting map
Author: 0 Pennsylvania court releases new voting map

Butler has previously all been included under the 3 Congressional District, which is now represented by U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, a Republican, of Butler. In the old map, many of those areas comprised the 13th district under Democratic Rep. Brendan Boyle. The disagreement put the matter in the hands of the court.

Sports Buccaneers Release Doug Martin
Author: 0 Buccaneers Release Doug Martin

He is a two-time Pro Bowler. 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 departure now leaves Peyton Barber as the top candidate to start at running back in 2018, though there's a decent possibility the Buccaneers address the position through the draft or free agency in the coming months.

Sports Sharpe dominates the half-moon and won the gold
Author: 0 Sharpe dominates the half-moon and won the gold

Marie Martinod of France, who won the silver medal at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, won the silver medal in Pyeongchang as well, as she posted a score of 92.6 points. She finished sixth in the halfpipe at the Sochi Olympics in 2014. "To have an Olympic medal is par for the course for us here". Sharpe's winning trip had come minutes earlier, during her second run.

Sports Ex-Panthers WR Rae Carruth seeking custody of son, family responds
Author: 0 Ex-Panthers WR Rae Carruth seeking custody of son, family responds

Their son , Chancellor Lee Adams, who is now 18, was delivered by emergency Caesarean section the night of the 1999 shooting. In a 15-page open letter to WBTV , he says that although it's been heart-wrenching to see Chancellor "endure, thrive and overachieve in her care", he accused Adams of telling lies about him.

Sports United States women rout Finland 5-0, advance to gold-medal game
Author: 0 United States women rout Finland 5-0, advance to gold-medal game

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were golden in their final Olympic performance. Canada and Germany shared the gold medal in the two-man bobsled, the second time that's happened in Olympic history. Zapolski stopped 21 shots in arguably his best game of the tournament. The blown lead left the US players bitter and vowing to avenge the loss in South Korea.

Sports McIlroy: I deserved more at Riviera
Author: 0 McIlroy: I deserved more at Riviera

During a media event Tuesday at Riviera Country Club, he explained what it would take to decide to play next week. At the par-5 11th, a hole he took a seven on the day before, Woods three-putted to spoil a back-to-back birdie situation. It was his first victory since he won at Riviera two years ago. Smith received encouragement from playing the first two rounds with three-time major victor Singh.

Sports LeBron James and Kyrie Irving celebrate All-Star Game win
Author: 0 LeBron James and Kyrie Irving celebrate All-Star Game win

Aside from the new team format in tonight's showcase, numerous NBA's biggest stars are returning home , since they already make their summer homes in LA. "Even with the four guys that got injured we were able to get four new guys that came in and played well for us". Team LeBron again trapped and infested the passing lanes, forcing a shot clock violation that ended the game.

Sports Boston Red Sox Sign JD Martinez
Author: 0 Boston Red Sox Sign JD Martinez

The structure is similar to another deal negotiated in recent days by Martinez's agent, Scott Boras, who matched Eric Hosmer with the San Diego Padres . It took a while, yes, but in the end the Red Sox got the free agent they sorely needed. Boston, despite doing a great job producing runs in 2017, struggled to hit for power.

Sports Chelsea vs. Barcelona: UEFA Champions League Odds, Prediction
Author: 0 Chelsea vs. Barcelona: UEFA Champions League Odds, Prediction

We have an idea. In this specific moment for us it's very important to pick the players that are in the best form, and then try to do our best during the game, "he told a news conference on Monday". The duo will have a tough task as the likes of Jordi Alba and Sergi Roberto are good at making runs from their own half, so they can't afford to switch off.

Sports Jets opening the bank for Cousins seems very Jets-like
Author: 0 Jets opening the bank for Cousins seems very Jets-like

According to overthecap.com, the Jets have the fourth-most salary-cap space available, at $73.2 million. The Jets have been searching for a long-term solution at quarterback for years and are flush with $73 million in projected cap space, which can increase to $100 million after several cuts.

Sports Arsenal eyeing 45 million swoop for Real Madrid target
Author: 0 Arsenal eyeing 45 million swoop for Real Madrid target

It's been suggested that Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is keen to wrap up a deal for Fekir before the World Cup, with a fee of €50m mooted. Fekir had in December told Telefoot , that "Spain, with Real [Madrid], Barcelona & Atletico [Madrid] who are the big clubs", are his favourite clubs.

Sports Chelsea coach happy with options he has ahead of Barcelona clash
Author: 0 Chelsea coach happy with options he has ahead of Barcelona clash

Speaking about the game, Conte said that it will be a massive conundrum while selecting his first XI against Barcelona given that the likes of Willian and Olivier Giroud have found their footing. Now we have the right confidence again. "You can see the team has good team cohesion and it was very important to bounce back from the two games before, the West Brom game".

Sports Shifting gears: NASCAR's young look on display for Daytona
Author: 0 Shifting gears: NASCAR's young look on display for Daytona

Cool. I got you now'. "I just couldn't wait to get out". While his helmet is an ode to his family legacy, Earnhardt is out to carve his own legacy. The Daytona 500 is sold out for the third straight year. "I'm doing everything I can to win the Daytona 500", Almirola said. "You never know. So I think it's just how you react in certain situations is how you define yourself as a good driver".

Sports Hamilton sends his best to Darrell Wallace before Daytona 500
Author: 0 Hamilton sends his best to Darrell Wallace before Daytona 500

Wallace's finish was the highest for a black driver since Wendell Scott was 13th in 1966. Wallace was runner-up to victor Austin Dillon , and the emotion of the achievement hit the rookie driver inside the track's media center. "I was pretty excited about that". "After the race, let me get to that, to where my heart is still pumping over that, sitting on the cot in the infield care center, and I'm pissed off about the finish, obviously, and he walks in livid, and I'm like, yes, he's ...

Sports Wigan revenge next in City's quadruple chase
Author: 0 Wigan revenge next in City's quadruple chase

They will be hoping to have more games in hand, as the Latics' FA Cup run goes on. However, in their last two games - against Southend United and Blackpool - they have shipped five. "They think about the final next Monday". Cook, who insisted those setbacks had nothing to do with City's pending cup visit, said it does not matter which tactics rival managers adopt to try and counter Guardiola's side.

Sports United States to play Slovakia in Olympic hockey qualification playoff
Author: 0 United States to play Slovakia in Olympic hockey qualification playoff

They have a day-and-a-half break until their next game, which will take place Monday afternoon against the Americans. It was the only team that failed to grab a point, and it scored just four while giving up 13. "We've moved on and we're trying to stay as strong as we can as a unit. What more can you say?" said Koe, who is from Calgary. "We will have to prepare for that and see how it goes", South Korean coach Jim Paek said.

Sports Red Bull unveils 2018 vehicle with special edition livery
Author: 0 Red Bull unveils 2018 vehicle with special edition livery

The 2018 regulations mean all teams have had to introduce the prominent "halo" head protection device , that rises from a central pillar and circles the driver's head to shield from aerial impacts and flying wheels. Ricciardo, who is out of contract at the end of the coming campaign, won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix a year ago, while Verstappen claimed victories at two of the final six rounds in Malaysia and Mexico.

Sports Australia Rugby Star Karmichael Hunt Avoids Drug Conviction
Author: 0 Australia Rugby Star Karmichael Hunt Avoids Drug Conviction

Karmichael Hunt leaves court after an earlier hearing. Hunt, a former rugby league worldwide who made his Wallabies debut past year, stood down voluntarily from all contractual obligations in December after he was detained in Brisbane during a "random street stop" with another man.

Sports US Women's Hockey Team Reaches Gold Medal Game At Winter Olympics
Author: 0 US Women's Hockey Team Reaches Gold Medal Game At Winter Olympics

The Canadians play the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation team on Monday, at 9:10 p.m. Finland now proceeds to the bronze medal game on Wednesday against the loser of the Canada-Russia game. But Savolainen returned in the second period. "It's spectacular to see our team come out and perform that well because there was a lot of pressure", said U.S.

Author: 0 Winter Olympics: USA beat Finland to reach gold medal match

Finland remain winless now in eight games against the Americans in the Olympics and will play for the bronze medal on Wednesday. The Canadians take a 23-game Olympic win streak into a later semi-final against the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation.

Sports Suter hat-trick helps Switzerland rout South Korea
Author: 0 Suter hat-trick helps Switzerland rout South Korea

Get the app and get the game. The delegation did not say if the athletes would compete: "We would like to point out that athletes affected by norovirus will be admitted to the competitions in good physical condition and after examination by a Swiss team doctor", their statement read.

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.