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Sports Lindsey Vonn, Shaun White headline 2018 United States Olympic Team announcement
Author: 0 Lindsey Vonn, Shaun White headline 2018 United States Olympic Team announcement

Russia's Olympic committee announced they are sending 169 athletes to the Pyeongchang Olympics. Canada has won at least one Olympic medal in every snowboard discipline except halfpipe and Big Air, which will debut in PyeongChang . However, Noh's participation at the February 9-25 Games remains in doubt after she lashed out in local media, accusing the KSU of favoritism and saying she no longer wanted to be part of the national team.

Sports Chelsea's hopes of Roma signing could be over
Author: 0 Chelsea's hopes of Roma signing could be over

Reports earlier this week claimed Antonio Conte personally contacted Dzeko in a bid to lure him to Stamford Bridge. 'Chelsea reigned supreme last season but no sooner had they won the title, they were dismantling their team by allowing Diego Costa and Nemanja Matic to leave.

Sports NYCFC flop Mix Diskerud somehow signs with superpower
Author: 0 NYCFC flop Mix Diskerud somehow signs with superpower

Diskerud has been playing on-loan at New York City FC. However, despite signing the contract, it is unlikely the 27-year-old Diskerud will ever suit up for the Citizens. But following Kreis' firing at the conclusion of the 2015 season and the subsequent hiring of Patrick Vieira , Diskerud fell down the NYCFC depth chart.

Sports Albuquerque leads after first hour at Daytona, Alonso 14th
Author: 0 Albuquerque leads after first hour at Daytona, Alonso 14th

In the GT Le Mans, the two Ford entries from Chip Ganassi Racing had lapped the field about seven hours into the race. In 2016, Jordan Taylor was suffering from mononucleosis at the Rolex and the team brought in Rubens Barichello to help ease Jordan Taylor's driving responsibilities in the twice-round-the-clock endurance race.

Sports Smart out two weeks with laceration on hand
Author: 0 Smart out two weeks with laceration on hand

As for Boston, the team remains atop the Eastern Conference standings despite the loss. Al Horford sat out the game for precautionary concussion reasons but he went through a full practice and has been cleared for Saturday. Head to head, the road team is 6-2-1 ATS in the last nine meetings, the Celtics are 4-0 ATS in the last four meetings in Golden State and 5-1-1 ATS in the last seven meetings overall.

Author: 0 Andre Roberson injures left leg, taken off court on stretcher

The Pistons' cut the deficit to nine points midway through the fourth quarter, but the Thunder never lost control. Van Gundy had two other primary reasons for making the switch, he said: (1) Give more space to Tobias Harris and Avery Bradley in the starting unit by adding the threat of Galloway's 3-point shot; and (2) put Smith with players on the second unit more suited to run with him in transition.

Sports Tiger Woods makes cut in PGA Tour return after final hole birdie
Author: 0 Tiger Woods makes cut in PGA Tour return after final hole birdie

Woods struggled off the tee from the outset, pulling his opening blow into the left rough at the 10th before going on to save par with a 12-foot putt, but he could not avoid a bogey at the short next hole after missing the green way left. The importance was not lost on Woods, who has missed just 17 cuts worldwide - 16 on the PGA Tour - in his career. "I still feel the same excitement, the same nerves", said the 42-year-old, who underwent spinal fusion surgery on his lower back last April.

Sports Sanchez had one-and-a-half feet in Manchester City - Mourinho
Author: 0 Sanchez had one-and-a-half feet in Manchester City - Mourinho

The Chile global quickly made an impact, setting up goals for Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera as United comfortably defeated the League Two side. The likes of Nemanja Matic, Chris Smalling, Marcos Rojo, Romelu Lukaku , Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford have all travelled while Michael Carrick and Matteo Darmian were also among the 19-man squad that flew-out to Yeovil.

Sports Carson Wentz talks about his injury
Author: 0 Carson Wentz talks about his injury

The Eagles consciously brought Foles back, in part, because they knew he would assimilate. While his rehabilitation has limited some of his involvement in team and quarterback activities, Wentz has attended as many practices and meetings as possible.

Sports Mauricio Pochettino would rather work on a farm than manage Arsenal
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino would rather work on a farm than manage Arsenal

The Argentinian took a swipe at Wenger after hitting back at suggestions by his opposite number that Arsenal are judged by different standards to the likes of Tottenham. 'You never know what will happen in football, ' said Pochettino, before stating the sides he could definitely rule out. "It's different if it was Ferguson or Arsene - they are symbols of the club and they can decide how long they stay, whether it's 20 years or less".

Sports Royals, Escobar agree on new contract
Author: 0 Royals, Escobar agree on new contract

Escobar came to the Royals in a 2010 blockbuster deal that sent pitcher Zach Greinke to the Brewers for Escobar, Cain, Jake Odorizzi and Jeremy Jeffress. First baseman Eric Hosmer and third baseman Mike Moustakas now are free agents . Known more for his glove than his bat, Escobar has won one Gold Glove, in 2015.

Sports WIGAN vs WEST HAM
Author: 0 WIGAN vs WEST HAM

Wigan have slumped down English football's ladder since winning the FA Cup in 2013, but the League One leaders rekindled memories of that run to Wembley as they reached the last 16 at the expense of David Moyes's depleted Premier League side.

Sports NCAA president told of Michigan State assault complaints in 2010
Author: 0 NCAA president told of Michigan State assault complaints in 2010

Redmond told The Athletic that Emmert invited her to Indianapolis where she pushed for initiatives, possible sanctions and other ways for the NCAA to assert itself against sexual violence. The NCAA announced this week it is opening an investigation into the Michigan State athletic department. During this time, the NCAA had been dealing with such issues as taking wins away from USC for Reggie Bush receiving recruiting gifts, taking wins away from Florida State for academic fraud, and ...

Sports Marin Cilic looking to turn tears to cheers
Author: 0 Marin Cilic looking to turn tears to cheers

Federer has yet more tennis history at his mercy - and seemingly Cilic too - as he lines up for his 30th grand slam title decider striving to become the first man ever to snare 20 career majors. "I think he's going to have a lot of success", Federer said . "There's always a lot of work that goes into it during the tournament; focus and also preparation beforehand", Federer said ahead of the final, when asked what it would mean to join the likes of Margaret Court (24), Serena Williams (23) and ...

Sports Seth Meyers: Was Donald Trump paying Stormy Daniels illegal?
Author: 0 Seth Meyers: Was Donald Trump paying Stormy Daniels illegal?

The alleged affair would have taken place four months after first lady Melania Trump had given birth to their son, Barron Trump . If Daniels did not accept the hush money, she would have broken her story to ABC morning news program: Good Morning America .

Sports President Moon congratulates tennis sensation Chung Hyeon
Author: 0 President Moon congratulates tennis sensation Chung Hyeon

The defending champion was leading 6-1, 5-2 and in full control when Chung retired with foot blisters, bringing the curtain down on a breakout tournament in which he announced himself as a future star in the making. World No 58 Chung, from Korea, had enjoyed a dream campaign similar to Edmund's as he raced to the final four of the Grand Slam but he was outclassed by Federer.

Sports Olivier Giroud Arsenal exit hinges on other transfers, says Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Olivier Giroud Arsenal exit hinges on other transfers, says Arsene Wenger

At the moment, we stay where we are. Giroud was heavily linked with a move away in the summer, with Everton known to be extremely interested in his services as they looked to replace Romelu Lukaku. "We will still recruit somebody if it is possible but I am looking forward to the end of the transfer window next week because it is disturbing for everyone".

Sports Cavaliers' Dwyane Wade Out Friday Night With 'Family Emergency'
Author: 0 Cavaliers' Dwyane Wade Out Friday Night With 'Family Emergency'

Lou Williams dropped in 40 points and matched his season-high with 10 assists to carry the Clippers past the Grizzlies 109-100. Along with James and Irving teaming up again for the 2018 NBA All-Star Game, their third and final regular season matchup takes place on February 11 in Boston.

Sports Federer looks to seal Oz Open final berth
Author: 0 Federer looks to seal Oz Open final berth

Federer broke for 3-1 with a dipping backhand pass, and thereafter Chung's hopes of becoming the first South Korean to reach a grand slam final looked completely hopeless. Cilic will not be looking for revenge for his straight-sets defeat in the Wimbledon final. "Obviously Roger goes in the favorite", said Neville Godwin, who coached last year's surprise U.S.

Sports Roger Federer to face Marin Cilic in Australian Open final
Author: 0 Roger Federer to face Marin Cilic in Australian Open final

Federer beat Cilic in last year's Wimbledon final . Top seed Halep was equally impressive on Rod Laver Arena in thumping sixth seed Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 6-2, reeling off nine games in a row after going 0-3 behind in the first set. "It's just not the right player for him to play against". Cilic said the circumstances surrounding his All England Club defeat by Federer previous year - he suffered badly from a nasty blister on his left foot - meant it would not be a personal score for him ...

Sports Chelsea without three key players for Newcastle FA Cup tie
Author: 0 Chelsea without three key players for Newcastle FA Cup tie

Although Conte accepts Barkley still is not as sharp as he could be, he might need to rush the England international's comeback from a hamstring injury due to Willian's absence, hinting at a first start. I will be very happy if there are some players. Asked about the growing uncertainty over his future at Stamford Bridge, Conte replied: "Nothing has changed".

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Author: 0 Wenger: "Aubameyang? We stay where we are"

After rejecting two bids for Aubameyang from Arsenal in the past few weeks, Dortmund chiefs issued another statement before Saturday's game. Arsenal have now confirmed another loan for the youngster, returning to Netherlands to join MVV Maastricht in the second-tier of Dutch football, where he had a promising spell last season, making 30 appearances.

Author: 0 Stokes again big attraction in IPL auction, Root unsold

Karnataka batsman Karun Nair who started with a base price of Rs 50 lakh made giant strides and was sold to Rs 5.60 crore. Four teams used the right to match (RTM) card to retain players after the winning bid was placed. Rashid Khan , Afghanistan leggie with a base price of Rs 2 crore, was sold to KXIP for Rs 9 crore but SRH used their RTM to thwart the bid. Back in the IPL fold after missing two seasons, Rajasthan Royals played their cards judiciously to ensure they have a team the fans ...

Sports 'Madden 18' eSports events will air on ESPN and Disney XD
Author: 0 'Madden 18' eSports events will air on ESPN and Disney XD

This agreement is the first-ever long-term, multi-event competitive gaming agreement for the network. Financial terms were not available, but the coverage will also be distributed to the U.K., Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, the Caribbean and Latin American through ESPN , global networks and various partners.

Sports Australia win toss and bowl against England in fourth ODI
Author: 0 Australia win toss and bowl against England in fourth ODI

The chase was not a straightforward one but Head held up one end as wickets tumbled. A little bit of caution at the start could have gone a long for England but they fell prey to their "bang bang" approach. 'We still want to take the game forward. We got close, just not close enough'. "I thought they bowled really, really well and the ball moved around".

Sports Rafa Nadal out for three weeks after Australian Open injury setback
Author: 0 Rafa Nadal out for three weeks after Australian Open injury setback

This time, he has held off No. 10 Pablo Carreno Busta and top-ranked Rafael Nadal and thinks, with two days to rest before the final, he'll be in better shape. Halep pulled out a 6-4, 4-6, 9-7 win over former champion Angelique Kerber . "I can't tell you how much he changed in one week", explained the irrepressible Rosengren.

Sports Phil Neville issues apology after tweets about women
Author: 0 Phil Neville issues apology after tweets about women

Phil Neville has been confirmed as the new manager of England's women's team after meeting his squad for the first time. In 2011, Cole tweeted that an England friendly against Ghana at Wembley was a trap by the British government to find illegal immigrants.

Sports Former USA Gymnastics doctor gets 175 years in jail for sex crimes
Author: 0 Former USA Gymnastics doctor gets 175 years in jail for sex crimes

Nassar's sentencing hearing about the complicity of Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics. "My heart breaks for the survivors of Larry Nassar's disgusting crimes", said US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, whose department will also investigate Michigan State University.