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Sports Tonga's bare-chested Rio Olympic flag-bearer punches Pyeonchang ticket
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Last week he posted a photograph on Instagram from Istanbul airport, where he was stuck after missing a connection to Croatia for a race that could also have secured his place in South Korea. The fighter chose to make the switch to cross-country skiing following his disappointing first-round exit in Brazil. But reaching his goal was far from easy.

Sports Julie Ertz's reaction to the Eagles making the Super Bowl is wonderful
Author: 0 Julie Ertz's reaction to the Eagles making the Super Bowl is wonderful

Women's National Team had their season-opener against Denmark in San Diego. After helping the US women's soccer team to a 5-1 win over Denmark on Sunday, midfielder Julie Ertz was overjoyed. He and the Eagles were heading to Minneapolis to play in the Super Bowl. I'm so excited for them. While Ertz had eight receptions for 93 yards for the Eagles, Julie scored the second goal for the U.S.

Sports How to Watch Bayern Munich vs. Werder Bremen
Author: 0 How to Watch Bayern Munich vs. Werder Bremen

Despite facing a relegation battle and aware of the sides bad record in Munich - Bayern have scored at least five goals in each of Bremen's last five visits - the visiting players showed they weren't overawed. Bayern Munich came from behind to hammer Werder Bremen 4-2 on Saturday, a result that coach Jupp Heynckes says demonstrated the Bundesliga champions' dominance over the division.

Sports Madison Keys advances to 4th round at Australian Open
Author: 0 Madison Keys advances to 4th round at Australian Open

It equaled the longest women's singles match at the Australian Open in terms of games played - Chanda Rubin's win over Arantxa Shanchez Vicario in 1996 was also 48 games - but was nearly an hour shorter in duration than the record 4:44 that Francesca Schiavone needed to beat Svetlana Kuznetsova in 2011.

Sports NFC Championship Game Predictions: Will Eagles Upset Vikings? 1/21/18
Author: 0 NFC Championship Game Predictions: Will Eagles Upset Vikings? 1/21/18

Both teams were 13-3 during the regular season, and neither has won a Super Bowl. The Eagles went 6-3 against the spread at home, and 3-2 against the spread as an underdog. If Fletcher Cox can continue to destroy whatever opposing offenses try and do to him and force 3rd and longs and the crowd is just as loud as it was against the Falcons, the Eagles could find themselves playing for the Super Bowl.

Sports Henrikh Mkhitaryan Agrees to Move to Arsenal
Author: 0 Henrikh Mkhitaryan Agrees to Move to Arsenal

Armenia worldwide Mkhitaryan, 28, will have a medical on Sunday and Monday, while Chile forward Sanchez, 29, will have his on Sunday. That would then see both players travel in the opposite directions to undergo medicals with their respective new clubs.

Sports Aguero treble gets City back on track as United eye Sanchez
Author: 0 Aguero treble gets City back on track as United eye Sanchez

Manchester City bounced back in style after its first loss of the English Premier League (EPL) season, handily defeating Newcastle United 3-1 Saturday thanks to a hat-trick by Sergio "Kun" Agüero. Dennis Tueart, Manchester City's wing wizard from the 70s, and Georgi Kinkladze, the Georgian trickster from the 90s, used to thrill fans with their ability to beat an opponent but Sane is a more than worthy successor.

Sports NK to send 22 athletes to Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
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He also said 22 North Korean athletes will compete in five disciplines, including a joint women's ice hockey team. The North Korean delegation will also include 24 coaches and officials. Only 22 players will be able to participate in each game. A Realmeter poll released Thursday showed only 40.5 percent of South Koreans supported the joint march under a unification flag.

Sports Aly Raisman Mercilessly Rips Nassar, USA Gymnastics For Abuse
Author: 0 Aly Raisman Mercilessly Rips Nassar, USA Gymnastics For Abuse

He'd given me a sleeping pill for the flight and the next thing I know, i was all alone with him in his hotel room getting a quote "treatment". Raisman also called out United States of America gymnastics and the U.S. I have promised myself that my story will be much greater than this and I promise all of you that I will never give up. "I thought that training for the Olympics would be the hardest thing that I would ever have to do".

Sports Le'Veon Bell Skipped Walkthrough Prior To Pittsburgh's Playoff Loss To Jacksonville
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The Browns simply do not have the offensive firepower that the Steelers possess. Haley, who was sacked last week by Pittsburgh, has discussed Cleveland's offensive coordinator position with Browns coach Hue Jackson, according to a person who spoke Sunday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team is not confirming any interviews.

Sports Edin Dzeko agrees to join Chelsea
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Chelsea might also be willing to allow Michy Batshuayi to go out on loan to Roma as a makeweight to push through the deal. The January transfer window is in full swing so clubs are working hard trying to strengthen their squads for the second half of the season and put deals in place for the summer.

Sports Conte hits the media after smashing victory over Brighton
Author: 0 Conte hits the media after smashing victory over Brighton

Unlucky to draw 2-2 with Arsenal , the Blues then put in three consecutive 0-0s for the first time in their history, before following it up with a lethargic and lifeless display against Norwich in the FA Cup replay on Wednesday night. "Now we have to continue in this way". The third goal was all Eden Hazard . Chelsea: Willy Caballero 8, Cesar Azpilicueta 7, Andreas Christensen 6, Antonio Rudiger 6, Victor Moses 7, Tiemoue Bakayoko 6, N'Golo Kante 6, Marcos Alonso 6, Willian 8, ...

Sports Cleveland Cavaliers vs Orlando Magic
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The Cavs have gushed a flood of red ink at home. There's just times where we have lapses, where it's either on one side of the floor or we're not getting those paint touches, so I don't think it's just that. On the season, the Magic are averaging 105.3 points, 41.9 rebounds and 23.4 assists per game. The Thunder rank ninth in assists allowed per game (21.9) while the Cavaliers rank last (25.7).

Sports Rory MacDonald Suffers NASTY Leg Injury During Bellator Debut
Author: 0 Rory MacDonald Suffers NASTY Leg Injury During Bellator Debut

MacDonald (20-4) was four minutes away from winning the UFC welterweight title back in July 2015 but lost to then-champion Robbie Lawler when he had his nose shattered in the final round of their UFC 189 meeting. The way Sonnen (29-15-1) sees it, he's counting on banking $30,000. Bellator MMA took a step closer to naming its new heavyweight champion Saturday night at The Forum with first-round action of its Heavyweight Grand Prix tournament.

Sports Dimitrov can go all the way, claims Kyrgios
Author: 0 Dimitrov can go all the way, claims Kyrgios

From a physical standpoint, Kyrgios also appears to be taking care of his body better than in the past. I'm just glad to come through that match'. "I was mentally preparing for a fifth set and I could feel the momentum coming". 1 - Elina Svitolina is the first Ukrainian woman to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open . Dimitrov downed the 17th seeded Kyrgios 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (7/4), 4-6, 7-6 (7/4) in 3hr 26min and will face UK's Kyle Edmund in the quarter-finals on Tuesday.

Sports Mel Kiper Jr. Unveils First Edition Of 2018 Mock Draft
Author: 0 Mel Kiper Jr. Unveils First Edition Of 2018 Mock Draft

Most people advocating for a specific quarterback will be disappointed come draft night. With the First Pick is a site dedicated to the Draft so we have been posting mock drafts all year long. "Key didn't have the year expected; he had the injury", Kiper said. Mocks are a great discussion piece. Rosen and Darnold are likely to battle it out for the draft's top spot.

Sports Clarkson helps Lakers roll past Knicks
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The Knicks got away from moving the ball in the third quarter with Ntilikina at point guard. Beasley got his fifth with 1:31 left in the third quarter and came out. Los Angeles shot 55 percent from the field while IN shot 38.1 percent, including 2 of 25 from 3-point range. Ball will miss his fourth straight game Sunday with a knee injury, however, and his 10th game overall this season because of injuries.

Sports 'Crisco Cops' grease posts in Philly before Eagles-Vikings
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He prayed. Then he waited for an answer. This is an NFC Conference Championship matchup that could easily have been predicted two months ago. If you had told anybody at the beginning of the season that Nick Foles would be facing off against Case Keenum in the NFC title game for a spot in the Super Bowl, they would have likely laughed in your face.

Sports Rafael Nadal, Marin Cilic and Caroline Wozniacki into Australian Open quarterfinals
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal, Marin Cilic and Caroline Wozniacki into Australian Open quarterfinals

He hit Zverev with a fifth set bagel to win 5-7 7-6 2-6 6-3 6-0. Diego Schwartzman's hopes of reaching the quarter-finals of the Australian Open were ended on Sunday morning after he was beaten by Rafael Nadal . His next test is a clash against world number three Grigor Dimitrov today for a berth in the quarter-finals, which would match his best ever Grand Slam run.

Sports Depay scores stunning late victor as Lyon beat 10-man PSG
Author: 0 Depay scores stunning late victor as Lyon beat 10-man PSG

PSG travelled to Lyon on Sunday night without star man Neymar after the Brazil global was sidelined with a thigh injury. In the absence of the injured Neymar, Edinson Cavani failed to record the strike that would make him PSG's outright record goalscorer and Lyon move up to second as a result of a win that breathes new life into the Ligue 1 title race.

Sports Kane's 99th goal earns Spurs a point at struggling Southampton
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Pellegrino played for and worked as a coach for Benitez at Anfield and added: 'We were colleagues but we are not close friends. With a lot at stake for both sides, this promised to be an intense fixture. This selection will return a half-stakes profit should the capital club win by exactly one-goal and a full-stakes pay-out should Tottenham triumph by two goals or more .

Sports Sensational back nine gives Tommy Fleetwood victory in Abu Dhabi
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It wasn't to be, however. And what of Rory McIlroy? Over a stretch of holes that gave numerous elite field trouble, it was an unanswerable run of form. "I felt like I got a lot out of it, and yeah, I'm excited to get back at it again next week". "First competitive round in over 100 days so it's a little bit different", said McIlroy, who last played at the Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland on October 8.

Sports Watford sack manager Marco Silva and blame 'unwarranted' rival approach for deterioration
Author: 0 Watford sack manager Marco Silva and blame 'unwarranted' rival approach for deterioration

After a run of just one victory in their last 11 Premier League games, Watford have chose to sack yet another manager, with the club now appointing Gracia, their ninth manager in six seasons. The 47-year-old Spaniard has signed an 18-month deal with the Premier League team. In a statement today, Watford said: "This has been a hard decision and one not taken lightly".

Sports Jack Del Rio Emerges As Top Candidate For Giants' DC Job
Author: 0 Jack Del Rio Emerges As Top Candidate For Giants' DC Job

Del Rio was 25-23 in his three years in Oakland but never had a chance to keep his job after word got out Jon Gruden was ready to leave the ESPN booth for a return to coaching. Del Rio also led the Jaguars to the postseason twice during his nine-year stint in Jacksonville but amassed a 68-71 overall record. Del Rio spent 11 seasons with four different franchises as a player and could surely help New York's terrible linebacking corps.

Sports Buttler brilliance carries England to 302
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Having already won in Melbourne and Sydney , England can wrap up the series if they can successfully defend their total. England's side remains unchanged from the first two matches of the series. Buttler himself took 28 runs from the last 11 balls he faced. Australia had their first-choice pace trio back together and it was Pat Cummins who struck first as Jason Roy (19) drove to cover, Alex Hales departing for just one soon afterwards by lofting Stoinis to mid-on.

Sports Borussia Dortmund confirm Arsenal bid for striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
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Aubameyang was the Bundesliga's top goalscorer last season as he finished the campaign with 31 goals and has hit 13 in 15 games so far this year. The 28-year old Gabon global is on the verge of joining Arsenal , who are looking for some reinforcements after cutting a deal with Manchester United over Alexi Sanchez.

Sports Alexis who? Wenger looks to life after Sanchez as Arsenal triumph
Author: 0 Alexis who? Wenger looks to life after Sanchez as Arsenal triumph

Arsenal afterward took their feet off the pedal and allowed Crystal Palace reduce the deficit in the 77th minute through Luka Milivojevic. Arsenal had continued to tease and torment until the referee drew a conclusion to the first period, a timely intervention for Roy Hodgson's side as they attacked the start of the second half with an impetus which was all but nonexistent in the first 45.

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