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Sports Explosion cuts power in Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Explosion cuts power in Puerto Rico

RICARDO ARDUENGO via Getty Images An explosion at a power station plunged parts of northern Puerto Rico into darkness on Sunday evening. Justo Gonzalez, the power company's executive director, said in a statement that replacing the damaged equipment will take up to 10 days and cost some $150,000, but that no power customers will be affected by ongoing repairs.

Sports Former All-Star pitcher Loaiza arrested with over 20kg of heroin or cocaine
Author: 0 Former All-Star pitcher Loaiza arrested with over 20kg of heroin or cocaine

Yahoo Sports MLB Writer Jeff Passan reported the 46-year-old Loaiza was taken into custody February 9 and is being held on $200,000 bail. Loaiza is being held on a $200,000 bond and heads to court on Wednesday. Loaiza's best season came with the Chicago White Sox in 2003 when he won 21 games, recorded a 2.9 earned run average and finished second in American League Cy Young voting.

Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas Remains Upbeat After Defeat on Lakers Debut

Thomas would finish with 22 points on 7-of-12 shooting over 31 minutes of action. The deal in major part was done to allow the Lakers to be rid of what they saw as the inflated contract of Clarkson. Johnson said Ball is the team's starting point guard, and he would like to see a veteran such as Thomas take Ball under his wing. It wasn't enough for the Lakers to get the win, but after the game, Thomas was pleased with how things went in his first game in purple and gold.

Sports Short track: Tearful Christie falls in final again
Author: 0 Short track: Tearful Christie falls in final again

Fans packed into the Gangneung Ice Arena roared and waved South Korean flags as Choi edged close to Fontana in the closing stages, their excitement stoked by their compatriot setting an Olympic record of 42.422 in the heats. "Obviously none of us wanted it to be written this way but we come back on Saturday in her best event", Laing said. "I can't see living with this feeling".

Sports Steve Smith wins Border Medal for 2nd time
Author: 0 Steve Smith wins Border Medal for 2nd time

Smith topped the run aggregate for Australians across the three global formats, but his Test form was the most impressive - 1305 runs in 11 matches at an average of 81.56, with six centuries. Warner was awarded ODI Player of the Year for his terrific show in 2017, besting Smith by 6 votes to clinch the medal. Meanwhile, Ellyse Perry won the Belinda Clark Award for her fine showing previous year with the double century in the historic Day-Night Ashes Test being the highlight.

Sports Bears to kick off 2018 season in Hall Of Fame Game
Author: 0 Bears to kick off 2018 season in Hall Of Fame Game

It will be a record-breaking fifth Hall of Fame game for the Bears, who have won their previous four, most recently against the Miami Dolphins in 2005. What happened past year? The Bears beat the Ravens this past season, 27-24, in overtime at M&T Bank Stadium. The Class of 2018 will be enshrined on Saturday, Aug.

Sports It turns out Tom Brady's life is still pretty good
Author: 0 It turns out Tom Brady's life is still pretty good

Earlier this week, Eagles long snapper told WDAE radio in Tampa Bay that the team ran what he called a "fake walkthrough" and that he overheard others saying they were using plays not in their playbook during it. For those who want to watch, you can do that on the series'. Go ahead and try reading this ad as any one of his characters from over the years. Considering how much the refs came under fire for the poorly-officiated AFC Championship Game and Wild Card Round between Tennessee and ...

Sports Ted Potter Jr proud of surprise win at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro
Author: 0 Ted Potter Jr proud of surprise win at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro

Starting the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-am two shots behind eventual victor Ted Potter Jr , Day made a good fist of the final day chase despite some wayward shots but the American's front nine brilliance all but ended the hopes of the field.

Sports Texas Tech Stays Put in the Latest AP Top 25 Rankings
Author: 0 Texas Tech Stays Put in the Latest AP Top 25 Rankings

The Red Raiders have a chance to earn a little more respect from the so-called experts when they play at home tomorrow against the no. 23 Oklahoma Sooners , who are now in the midst of a three-game losing streak. "But I think you've got to give our guys some credit because we contested shots. We made it tough on him at times in the game". As of this writing, 69% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Sooners to cover the point spread tonight.

Sports Serena Williams says she's on the 'right track' after her comeback
Author: 0 Serena Williams says she's on the 'right track' after her comeback

Among those in the sellout crowd for the World Group first round tie at the US Cellular Arena in Asheville eager to see Serena make her competitive return to tennis was the 36-year-old American's daughter. "It was hard. It was the first time for me". I feel like I'm on the right track.' She also added, 'I really don't know . Early in the match Serena showed the effects of her lengthy layoff, perhaps most noticeably when she shanked a routine volley that left her bent over in embarrassment.

Sports Former Alabama coach Mike Shula to become New York Giants offensive coordinator
Author: 0 Former Alabama coach Mike Shula to become New York Giants offensive coordinator

But the Giants end up with an experienced coach in Shula, whom they are expected to officially announce as the hire later Tuesday. That plan fell by the wayside when the Vikings, after hiring Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo as Shurmur's successor, denied the Giants permission to interview Stefanski, essentially stonewalling their process and forcing an audible.

Sports Morata: Playing with back pain a mistake
Author: 0 Morata: Playing with back pain a mistake

Alvaro Morata regrets trying to play through the pain barrier with a back injury which ultimately kept him out for almost a month before returning against West Brom on Monday. 'I played lots in my home, with my team, with my friends, ' he added. Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid are languishing in fourth place and are out of the Copa del Rey so all of Zinedine Zidane's eggs are in the Champions league basket as Los Blancos take on PSG in the clash of the last 16.

Sports Next stage in Johnny Manziel's comeback attempt is participating in Spring League
Author: 0 Next stage in Johnny Manziel's comeback attempt is participating in Spring League

The 2012 Heisman Trophy victor said he took issue with falling all the way to 22nd in the 2014 NFL Draft, which led to a bad attitude from the very beginning in his time with the Browns . "Learn from my mistakes and get back to what I love doing and what I want to be doing in my life", he said, according to For the Win . Now, however, Manziel says that he has quit drinking after being diagnosed with depression and bipolar disorder.

Sports Lonzo Ball Battles LaVar Ball On
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball Battles LaVar Ball On "Lip Sync Battle"

L.A. also will be able to match any offer made to Lonzo in restricted free agency in 2021. However, recent Lakers rumors involve the roster of the team in a few years. Lonzo's brothers, LiAngelo and LaMelo are now playing for Prienu Vytautas in the Lithuanian League, according to the Post. The original big three.

Sports Seacoast Church hosts Night to Shine event for adults with special needs
Author: 0 Seacoast Church hosts Night to Shine event for adults with special needs

Everybody needs their own special night. Night to Shine is sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation and the Erie event is hosted by the Saint James Roman Catholic Church. Sapp said there's over 540 churches worldwide that belong to the Night to Shine movement. "We just want to pour love on them and bless them and show them that they're one of us", Hill said.

Sports Andy Kennedy to step down at Ole Miss after the season
Author: 0 Andy Kennedy to step down at Ole Miss after the season

Kennedy is the winningest coach in program history, with a 245-154 record (.614 winning percentage) and nine 20-win seasons, two NCAA Tournament appearances and two NIT Final Fours. Andy Kennedy and AD Ross Bjork hold news conference to announce departure. The Andy Kennedy era at Ole Miss is reportedly coming to an end.

Sports Why the acquittal of a white farmer is sparking protests across Canada
Author: 0 Why the acquittal of a white farmer is sparking protests across Canada

And, as much as we might know about the shame of Canada's residential schools and the fact that the numbers of missing and murdered indigenous women are staggering, we have done little about it. Demographic shifts in recent years have also increased tension in Canada's western provinces : white farmers are declining in number as their children opt out of the family business and move to larger cities.

Sports Curling Mixed Doubles: Canada Easily Beats Switzerland for Gold
Author: 0 Curling Mixed Doubles: Canada Easily Beats Switzerland for Gold

The team from Switzerland - made up of Jenny Perret and Martin Rios - defeated the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation 7-5 in their semifinal matchup Monday morning at the Gangneung Curling Centre. "It just feels so great", Morris added after securing Canada's third gold medal of the Games and eighth overall. Team Canada could actually have got more , but Lawes was heavy with her final stone and went right through the house.

Sports Steven Adams has strong outing in Thunder's loss to Cleveland Cavaliers
Author: 0 Steven Adams has strong outing in Thunder's loss to Cleveland Cavaliers

And I have a feeling that Semi Ojeleye is not going to jack up four of the worst looking three-point attempts I've ever seen when these games truly matter in May. The Timberwolves lost at Target Center for the first time since December 16, ending their 13-game home winning streak. The Cavs took down the Oklahoma City Thunder 120-112 last night, marking a second straight victory against a contending-level team (they also blew out the Boston Celtics on Sunday .) Those last two wins have ...

Sports Ryan Mason retires from football due to head injury
Author: 0 Ryan Mason retires from football due to head injury

He will always be a special player for me because he represents the change in all the processes when we arrived at Tottenham . Mason has also revealed ambitions to coach at his boyhood club after ending his playing career. "Don't worry Ryan, you're going to be a successful person outside of the club." Mason's injury was very bad, but it's good to know that he has the full support of the club that gave him his chance for Premier League football, just as I'm sure he has the full support ...

Sports Social Media Erupts With Shaun White Gold Medal Win
Author: 0 Social Media Erupts With Shaun White Gold Medal Win

Shaun White's past came back to the forefront as the Olympic snowboarder earned a gold medal during the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea . White's PyeongChang run is short with halfpipe competition beginning on February 13 and the medal finals running the following day.

Sports Gay Olympic medalists pose for picture and send message
Author: 0 Gay Olympic medalists pose for picture and send message

When he was selected to go to the games last month, Rippon became the first openly gay USA athlete to be selected to participate in the Winter Olympics . Adam Rippon - who is also openly gay - was part of an American squad that included: Chris Knierim, Alex Shibutani, Mirai Nagasu, Nathan Chen, Bradie Tennell, Maia Shibutani and Alexa Scimeca Knierim.

Sports Ice hockey - Slovenia down United States 3-2 in overtime
Author: 0 Ice hockey - Slovenia down United States 3-2 in overtime

Jan Mursak scored the tying goal with 1:37 left in the third period and the victor in overtime as Slovenia rallied to stun Team USA in the Olympic opener for both teams. Zapolski got out of position after lunging to his left on a save. In overtime, Mursak was left alone in front of the U.S.net to score the game-winning goal off a pass from Gregorc.

Sports Oregonian snowboarder Ben Ferguson makes 12-man final
Author: 0 Oregonian snowboarder Ben Ferguson makes 12-man final

The final will also include Americans Ben Ferguson, Chase Josey, and Jake Pates. Shaun White is a national treasure for Americans of all ages, as he won two gold medals in the Men's Halfpipe at Bardonecchia in 2006 and again in Vancouver in 2010.

Sports South Africa bowl in must-win game against India
Author: 0 South Africa bowl in must-win game against India

Eventually, it was Rohit Sharma's 115 which took India to 274-7. After looking at India's score, it seemed that he was nearly 50 runs short. Heinrich Klaasen (39) provided brief support but they soon lost momentum when Amla was run out brilliantly by Pandya.

Author: 0 Champions League anthem transforms Real: Di Maria

Real Madrid face PSG challenge in the Champions League Round of 16 first leg on Wednesday. A disastrous La Liga season sees Los Blancos fourth in the table, 17 points behind leaders and arch rivals Barcelona . Neymar joined PSG this season and became world's most expensive player after completing a blockbuster €222million move from Real Madrid's El Clasico giants FC Barcelona in 2017.