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Sports Sally Field Tries to Set Up Her Son with Olympian Adam Rippon
Author: 0 Sally Field Tries to Set Up Her Son with Olympian Adam Rippon

Hey @ Adaripp . I just wanted let you know that I am a fan, I am not in denial, and that you are THE MOST FUN! He said, "I think I've shown the world that I'm a fierce competitor". I never felt supported by the politicians of IN or the support for being an openly gay athlete. "Being true to who you are and not giving a (expletive) about what others think about you is an awesome and liberating thing whether you are gay or not", Rippon wrote on Twitter earlier this week .

Sports John-Henry Krueger wins short-track silver, ends USA medal drought
Author: 0 John-Henry Krueger wins short-track silver, ends USA medal drought

But that was the last time an American won a medal at the Games with events since that have seen disappointing finishes from medal favorites Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn on the slopes and Nathan Chen on the ice . That left just Krueger and Girard as the only skaters upright with one lap to go. It's Girard's first career Olympic medal. One major obstacle to the gold medal was removed when the International Olympic Committee banned Sochi 1,000m champion Ahn from competing in Pyeongchang ...

Sports One-fifth of Daytona 500 field already in backup cars
Author: 0 One-fifth of Daytona 500 field already in backup cars

Busch, who says he has dropped 25 pounds since the end of last season, vacillated about the Daytona 500 being just another race or the biggest race of all. Tethered along the backstretch of the speedway, the drone will deliver live coverage as it hovers and moves around outside the racing area to deliver new angles on the race.

Sports Eric Hosmer leaves KC for 8-year deal with Padres
Author: 0 Eric Hosmer leaves KC for 8-year deal with Padres

It's the first nine-figure deal ever given out by the Padres. The agreement to bring the All-Star first baseman to San Diego will likely be the largest signing in franchise history, per The Athletic's Dennis Lin. Hosmer will make $20 million each of the first five seasons and $13 million in each of the last three, equating to an $18 million average, and will also get a $5 million signing bonus.

Sports Twins Acquire Odorizzi As Rays Tear Down
Author: 0 Twins Acquire Odorizzi As Rays Tear Down

Kyle Gibson , Jose Berrios and Adalberto Mejia are the only other returning pitchers who made more than 10 starts for the Twins in 2017. The Twins were in need of a rotation upgrade after Ervin Santana underwent surgery on his finger, which is expected to put him on the DL to start the season.

Sports Priya Prakash booked for her expressions in Malayalam song
Author: 0 Priya Prakash booked for her expressions in Malayalam song

Priya , who belongs to Thrissur in Kerala, is ecstatic. "We are only protesting against this song because it hurts sentiments of Muslims", the complainant explained. "We are getting more and more support from the society". " Manikya Malaraya Poovi " is a famous mappila paattu (a native genre popular among the Muslim community) that was originally composed by Thalassery K Refeeque to the lyrics penned by PMA Jabbar.

Sports Coutinho? We still have Salah, Mane and Firmino, says Henderson
Author: 0 Coutinho? We still have Salah, Mane and Firmino, says Henderson

Firmino and Salah in particular had been in fine form leading into the match, with the Egyptian scoring in each of his last four appearances across all competitions before the trip to Porto . "Porto coach Sergio Conceicao is hoping his stingy defence can thwart the Liverpool offensive €" they have conceded just once in the last six league and cup games.

Sports Russians, USA fall in NHL-less openers
Author: 0 Russians, USA fall in NHL-less openers

Peter Olvecky and Martin Backos answered for Slovakia in the first period and set up Ceresnak's power-play victor. "We need to tune in like it is the last battle for us". "But I think theres also things that we know amongst ourselves that we think we can compete with and play with them". The United States certainly had plenty of chances, outshooting Canada 45-23.

Sports Mourinho looking for Carrick replacement
Author: 0 Mourinho looking for Carrick replacement

He had a big injury, he nearly went to surgery like [Ousmane] Dembele in Barcelona with a similar injury. Victor [Lindelof] and Chris [Smalling] we were really good. 'We have VAR in every match in the Portugal Premier League and I saw incredible things that put the truth into the game and result and that is an awesome thing.

Sports USA men's hockey team doesn't have a miracle, medal in it
Author: 0 USA men's hockey team doesn't have a miracle, medal in it

Feeling good about how they tilted the ice for two periods, the Americans need to avoid a repeat of how they went into a shell in the third period and abandoned the aggressive approach that had been working so well. Russian goaltender Vasili Koshechkin allowed one goal off eight shots before being replaced after the second period by Ilya Sorokin, who made six saves off seven shots.

Sports The Boxing World Reacts To Groves Beating Eubank Jr
Author: 0 The Boxing World Reacts To Groves Beating Eubank Jr

Groves was a well-deserved unanimous victor of the bout, but many Twitter users were surprised to see Chris Eubank Jr raise his hands after the fight as if he had won. "Yeah, he's got the heart of a true champion". He maintained his record of never being knocked down but when he took a knee in the 10th round Groves was frustrated there was no mandatory count.

Sports 'Antonio Conte will remain at Chelsea next season'
Author: 0 'Antonio Conte will remain at Chelsea next season'

Despite his persistence, it just wouldn't go in for Willian, with Jackson Irvine blocking a shot that looked destined for the back of the net before the outside of the post stopped him from taking home the match ball in the dying moments. 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.

Sports Team USA hockey accuses Russians of poor sportsmanship after loss
Author: 0 Team USA hockey accuses Russians of poor sportsmanship after loss

The U.S. must now play in the qualification round Tuesday, while Russians finished first in the group and move on directly to the quarterfinals, hoping their dominance puts T.J. The first period was relatively tight and looked as though it may end goalless until Slovenia lost a man to the penalty box with barely two minutes remaining.

Sports FBI Says It Failed to Pursue Warning on Florida School Shooter
Author: 0 FBI Says It Failed to Pursue Warning on Florida School Shooter

The police chief in charge of the investigation in Florida , Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, has called for more powers to detain people for psychiatric evaluation over violent and threatening social media posts . The caller specifically mentioned the potential for Cruz to carry out a school shooting . " 'See something, say something" is an incredibly important tool and people must have confidence in the follow through from law enforcement.

Sports Canada defeated in a shootout
Author: 0 Canada defeated in a shootout

Petr Koukal and Jan Kouvar were successful for the Czechs against Ben Scrivens. Both teams had opportunities in the overtime, but none more promising than when Mat Robinson came in on a breakaway but could not finish. Dominik Kubalik and Michal Jordan have provided the successes of the Czech Republic, who had defeated South Korea 2-1 in their first match. This fight was more intense and more physical than when winning at 5-1 in the Canada against Switzerland, as the curtain rises.

Sports Sacramento Kings Shine In Rising Stars Game
Author: 0 Sacramento Kings Shine In Rising Stars Game

The all-star center, who is also competing in the Rising Stars game, just doesn't like him enough to endorse him for rookie of the year over Simmons. The World Team took a 155-124 victory over the Team USA Friday night at Staples Center in the Rising Stars Challenge of 2018 NBA All-Stars weekend.

Sports Daytona 500 win on every driver's wish list
Author: 0 Daytona 500 win on every driver's wish list

NASCAR's biggest race of the year - kicks off the beginning to the 2018 Cup Series season Sunday (2:30 p.m. ET, FOX ) at Daytona International Speedway . 9 so the driver can honor his Hall of Fame father, Bill. The top two starting positions, held by pole-sitter Alex Bowman and Denny Hamlin , were secured by qualifying based on the fastest speeds.

Sports Manchester United will sign a midfielder, reveals Mourinho
Author: 0 Manchester United will sign a midfielder, reveals Mourinho

So as things stand for United right now, they started off their season in absolute style but with no solidity in midfield coupled with the defensive blunders game after game, they found themselves 16 points adrift of Manchester City , who are leading the table easily.

Sports NBA All-Star Game 2018: Will Sixers restrict Joel Embiid's workload?
Author: 0 NBA All-Star Game 2018: Will Sixers restrict Joel Embiid's workload?

TV personality Rachel DeMita top scored for the Lakers with 17 points. Olympic sprinter Andre De Grasse had 17 points on 8/14 shooting and 6 rebounds. Simmons was left out of Sunday's All-Stars game featuring LeBron James, Steph Curry and the NBA's other elite veteran players. "I wanted to quit basketball", Embiid said.

Sports Dom Parsons claims Team GB's first medal with bronze in men's skeleton
Author: 0 Dom Parsons claims Team GB's first medal with bronze in men's skeleton

But an unlikely error by five-time world champion Martins Dukurs handed Parsons a stunning reprieve, lifting him above the Latvian with only runaway victor Yun Sung-bin to go. Amid the euphoria of the moment, with the finish house here at the Alpensia Sliding Centre a riot of Union flags, Parsons remained as chilled as the subzero air.

Sports Mikaela Shiffrin Places Fourth in Slalom, Misses Podium in Surprising Upset
Author: 0 Mikaela Shiffrin Places Fourth in Slalom, Misses Podium in Surprising Upset

Shiffrin held nothing back on a second run that put her on the icy edge of tumbling back to earth. To roars from the crowd, French-born Massot then lifted Ukrainian-born Savchenko onto the top step of the podium. Perhaps a lot more . "But I'm looking forward to the second run". "It's not normal races", Shiffrin said between slalom runs. There is not much tactics that goes into it.

Sports Slalom shocker: Shiffrin places fourth in signature event as Hansdotter wins gold
Author: 0 Slalom shocker: Shiffrin places fourth in signature event as Hansdotter wins gold

And it was definitely worth the wait. At 32 years and 65 days, she is the second oldest female Swede to win an individual event at the Winter Olympics . She said her agent has posted a few times on her behalf. GANGNEUNG, South Korea-They were two minutes that explain why NBC pays billions of dollars for Olympic rights: Mikaela Shiffrin at the gate and Nathan Chen on the ice at the exact same time late Thursday, with an enormous television audience waiting for their coronations.

Sports Chen flops as teammates soar in men's Olympic short program
Author: 0 Chen flops as teammates soar in men's Olympic short program

Chen, who made mistakes on all of his jumps, is now 17th. Hanyu's fans threw stuffed Winnie the Pooh toys on the ice as a tribute to the Sochi gold medalist . With the automatic deduction of 1.0 point for the fall , his score was a stunningly low 82.27. More to come. In the meantime, catch in-depth analysis from Kristi Yamaguchi, Charlie White and Ben Agosto on the Olympic Ice Post-Show.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods commits to play next week's Honda Classic

The 14-time major champion has yet to confirm his intended schedule ahead of the Masters, but he is widely expected to play next month's Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, where he is an eight-time victor. The former world number one is competing at the Genesis Open, where he shot an inconsistent opening round of 72 on Thursday. Backing out of that commitment now would be incredibly bad form, but the fallback excuse could be concerns over his back as he continues to get back to full ...

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

In her absence, the field appears to be wide open. She won bronze in the super-G at the 2010 Vancouver Games - to go with her downhill gold - but missed the 2014 Sochi Olympics after surgery on her right knee. She ended up finishing in sixth place. If she does earn her second Olympic title it would be a most glorious moment for the American. Either way, Vonn went first, it didn't go very well and she came away from the event not winning a medal.

Sports What REALLY happened before Spanish cops interviewed West Brom players
Author: 0 What REALLY happened before Spanish cops interviewed West Brom players

Police said there was no violence involved in the alleged incident. The Baggies announced on Friday that they have opened an investigation into the matter but did not confirm any further details. West Brom and Northern Ireland defender Evans 30, former England midfielder Barry 36, England global Livermore, 28, and reserve goalkeeper Myhill, 35, said they wanted to apologise for "the events which have been the subject of widespread and negative publicity".

Sports A 'Three Billboards' Inspired Protest Has Taken Aim At US Gun Control
Author: 0 A 'Three Billboards' Inspired Protest Has Taken Aim At US Gun Control

He did not address gun control. The format echoed the Oscar-nominated film Three Billboards , where a mother (Frances McDormand) challenges authorities over justice for her daughter who was raped and murdered. The suspected shooter reportedly purchased the AR-15 used in Wednesday's shooting legally a year ago. "Congress is failing us, and the government is failing us and something has to be done", said teacher Melissa Falkowski.

Sports Wingate's Reich thrilled to see his brother hired as Colts' head coach
Author: 0 Wingate's Reich thrilled to see his brother hired as Colts' head coach

The Colts still have plenty of holes to fill on the coaching staff but seem to be making progress in building a core of respected assistants under Reich. I think (Reich) is flawless. While that's all pretty standard for an introductory news conference, Reich expounded on what he hopes to see out of his quick-paced offense.