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Sports Conte given selection headache ahead of Barcelona clash
Author: 0 Conte given selection headache ahead of Barcelona clash

Meyler had a chance to pull a goal back for the visitors with a penalty after half-time but the Republic of Ireland worldwide had his penalty saved by Chelsea keeper, Willy Caballero. January signing Olivier Giroud also aided Willy Caballero with some useful pointing as Meyler went to strike his spot kick. "The hat-trick was nearly there, I tried, but the most important thing was the win", Willian said.

Sports Cassie Sharpe of Comox goes for freestyle skiing gold
Author: 0 Cassie Sharpe of Comox goes for freestyle skiing gold

Canada's Cassie Sharpe won the women's halfpipe skiing final at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Tuesday. Later in the day, GB trio Murray Buchan, Peter Speight and Alexander Glavatsky-Yeadon all missed out on qualifying for the men's halfpipe final.

Author: 0 Montella and Mourinho unified in pursuit of identity

First-choice goalkeeper David De Gea will return to the United starting XI against five-time Europa League winners Sevilla after being rested at the weekend, while Eric Bailly is available after making his long-awaited return after three months out following ankle surgery with a one-minute substitute cameo in second-half stoppage time at Huddersfield.

Sports Canada's Virtue and Moir set new ice dance world record
Author: 0 Canada's Virtue and Moir set new ice dance world record

But that isn't easy, and it is very visible if one person turns faster because the pair are facing in different directions. "We just focused on staying in our bubble and delivering the most emotions we could, the more love we could". The Shibutani siblings led the U.S.to bronze in the team event by netting the second-highest ice dance score. Skating 20th and last, the Canadians saved a potent performance for their final competitive outing on the ice.

Sports Major League Baseball decides against pitch clock for 2018
Author: 0 Major League Baseball decides against pitch clock for 2018

Manfred said he made a decision to "defer the implementation of a pitch timer and a between-batter timer in 2018 in order to provide players with an opportunity to speed up the game without the use of those timers". Major League Baseball defined a mound visit as a manager or coach leaving the dugout to meet with the pitcher, along with a position player leaving his position to speak with the pitcher, and the pitcher leaving the mound to confer with another player.

Sports National Hockey League trade rumors: Flyers eyeing Petr Mrazek
Author: 0 National Hockey League trade rumors: Flyers eyeing Petr Mrazek

Backup Michal Neuvirth , who had been 3-0-1 since replacing Elliott on February 10, left the Flyers' game against the New York Rangers on Sunday with an injury, leaving rookie Alex Lyon to take over. The conditions of the deal were first reported by TSN's Bob McKenzie . Mrazek, 26, has a 2.89 GAA and a.910 Save pct.in 22 games this season while posting an 8-7-3 record.

Sports Red Sox sign JD Martinez to 5-year, $110M deal
Author: 0 Red Sox sign JD Martinez to 5-year, $110M deal

The Red Sox were the last team to field a black player under Yawkey's ownership, 12 years after Jackie Robinson's rookie season and 2 1/2 years after his retirement. In the meantime, there's no other way to slice it: Martinez is a good (and necessary) get for the Red Sox . Martinez belted 29 homers in 62 games with Arizona.

Sports Jets Willing To Pay 'Whatever It Takes' For Cousins
Author: 0 Jets Willing To Pay 'Whatever It Takes' For Cousins

Of the three teams above them - the Browns ($110.1 million), the Colts ($77.3 million) and the 49ers ($74.5 million) - only Cleveland has need for a quarterback akin to that of NY, and with the No. Because of obvious deficiencies on the current roster, they must sell him a championship vision. That's a risky move because some teams may just elect to move on and try their hand in the draft and Washington could be on the hook for some serious money.

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

One of Austin Dillon's crew members congratulated the Daytona 500 victor Monday morning by giving him a slap on the butt. Dillon's is on his ass. "You'll never be able to see it", he said. 3 Chevrolet and is Dillon's grandfather, looked amused while crew chief Justin Alexander said he declined to be inked. Either that, or Alexander was using it as motivation.

Sports Genesis Open: Bubba Watson completes comeback with third win at Riviera
Author: 0 Genesis Open: Bubba Watson completes comeback with third win at Riviera

About all he had were options. The idea that Woods has never won a professional tournament at Riviera Country Club is baffling to me. "We had something to do". The 32-year-old Guerrier started his round with a monster 48-foot birdie putt and had an eagle, six birdies and two bogeys. Cantlay missed, Watson made, keeping the deficit at one shot.

Sports Bubba Wallace was emotional after his Daytona 500 finish
Author: 0 Bubba Wallace was emotional after his Daytona 500 finish

Check, check, check and check. Darrell Wallace Jr . couldn't keep his emotions in check, from his finishing second in the Daytona 500 to a postrace accident with Denny Hamlin . In 2017, the driver lost his sponsorship and his ride in the second-tier Xfinity Series. He improved in each of his four starts in the Richard Petty Motorsport's vehicle, culminating with an 11th place at Kentucky Speedway.

Sports Daytona 500: Austin Dillon takes emotional win after chaotic last-lap
Author: 0 Daytona 500: Austin Dillon takes emotional win after chaotic last-lap

Denny Hamlin , Joey Logano and Chris Buescher rounded out the top five. Johnson, Suarez, Jones and Dillon are out of the race. "The 24 got loose and spun out in front of us all and I got caught up in it", the pre-race favorite said. 500. He returns to the Speedway as the Grand Marshal of the 60 running of the DAYTONA 500, representing his first appearance at the Great American Race since retiring in 2017.

Sports Arsenal Join Race To Sign RB Leipzig Striker Timo Werner
Author: 0 Arsenal Join Race To Sign RB Leipzig Striker Timo Werner

Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid have also been touted as possible destinations for the German, but his current club remain determined to keep hold of him. He added: "The new season is still far away". Their place in the Champions League next season is not certain either, as there is only three points between them and fifth place.

Sports Champions League In Focus - Chelsea vs Barcelona Preview
Author: 0 Champions League In Focus - Chelsea vs Barcelona Preview

That inimitable style, according to Valverde , owes everything to Antonio Conte . Regarding Bakayoko, many Blues supporters will be happy they don't have to watch the summer transfer window flop; probably. The side coached by Ernesto Valverde looked jaded against a highly motivated and disciplined Eibar on Saturday, although their firepower was enough to see them to a 2-0 win.

Sports AB de Villiers ruled out of T20 series against India
Author: 0 AB de Villiers ruled out of T20 series against India

Indian women, eyeing their maiden T20 series win in South Africa after winning the first two matches, collapsed to 133 in 17.5 overs after being placed at a solid 93 for two in the 12th over. Captain Virat Kohli allayed injury-related fears and then termed India's 28-run win over South Africa in the first T20 global "one of our most balanced performances" in recent times.

Sports Arsenal could move to sign Man United star this summer
Author: 0 Arsenal could move to sign Man United star this summer

Since Alexandre Lacazette joined the Gunners, the playmaker has been his club's star man. The 24-year-old Frenchmanis enjoying the best season of hi career this time around and has already scored 16 times in 22 starts for Lyon this season, having racked up a tally of six assists on the way.

Sports Tearful French ice skater describes 'nightmare' Olympic dress mishap
Author: 0 Tearful French ice skater describes 'nightmare' Olympic dress mishap

France's Gabriella Papadakis and France's Guillaume Cizeron compete in the ice dance short dance of the figure skating event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. It apparently didn't hurt them too much with the judges.They scored an 81.93 to put them less than two points behind leaders Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir from Canada.

Sports Philadelphia star JJ Redick in racial slur storm
Author: 0 Philadelphia star JJ Redick in racial slur storm

Redick appears to use a racial slur in a video wishing fans in China a Happy New Year, but he denies using the word in question. Redick, however, has denied this. ESPN has a business agreement with Tencent in which ESPN's content is localized and distributed on Tencent's digital platforms in China. Philadelphia 76ers guard JJ Redick (17) shoots after colliding with Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic (7) during the second quarter of the game at Wells Fargo Center.

Sports Red Bull launch new F1 vehicle with temporary livery
Author: 0 Red Bull launch new F1 vehicle with temporary livery

The release - Red Bull is the third team to do so for the new season - marks a break in the team's tradition of releasing a auto as close to winter testing as possible, which it has done to avoid the setbacks encountered in 2017. Red Bull has unveiled its auto for the 2018 season, the RB14. The auto will be shaken down by Ricciardo at Silverstone on Monday, using one of the team's "allocated" filming days'.

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

Pep Guardiola's side have blown away any suggestion injuries and fatigue could derail their quest to win the Premier League, Champions League, League and FA Cup by scoring nine goals in their last two matches. "Of course, I am concerned because I saw the [third round] game against Bournemouth". Wigan Athletic will feel unlucky that they drew Manchester City in the matchup draw but they will need to look at this as an opportunity to cause a massive upset at home.

Sports Brazilian Football Game Ends After 10 Red Cards Received
Author: 0 Brazilian Football Game Ends After 10 Red Cards Received

A mass punch-up started after Vinicius equalised for Bahia, cancelling out Denilson's earlier strike. As the uproar took to the stands, two more players - one from each side - were shown straight reds. Before the game Vitoria coach Vagner Mancini had told the club website: "The important thing is to be focused". "Honestly, I think it would be very unfair if that happened".

Sports Russian curling medallist suspected of doping at Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Russian curling medallist suspected of doping at Winter Olympics

Alexander Krushelnitsky , who competes in curling, one of the Games' least physically taxing sports, is suspected of testing positive for meldonium, a banned substance that increases blood flow and improves exercise capacity. Russian curling team officials have said that all athletes were tested on 22 January before travelling to South Korea, and have insisted that only "a insane person" would take banned substance before a competition.

Sports Cerrone stops Medeiros with TKO
Author: 0 Cerrone stops Medeiros with TKO

With the win, Cerrone snapped a three-fight losing streak and is now tied for the most victories inside of the Octagon in UFC history. Old guard vs. Medeiros recovered, pressing forward; Cowboy landed a knee to the body. A body kick was there for Cerrone . Cerrone then connected, wobbling Medeiros.

Sports Mets GM: Tim Tebow will play in the major leagues
Author: 0 Mets GM: Tim Tebow will play in the major leagues

Lucie Mets. If he was any other 30-year-old prospect who rediscovered baseball a decade after being a very-good-but-not-stellar high-school player, the experiment wouldn't have made it to the first test tube. As for the possibility of never reaching the majors, Tebow said, "If that doesn't happen, I won't look back and regret playing baseball because I've already enjoyed it and put so much work into it and been fun".

Sports Salah Vows To Keep Scoring For Liverpool
Author: 0 Salah Vows To Keep Scoring For Liverpool

Mane has been in fine form for Liverpool FC so far this season and he scored a hat-trick in the Reds' 5-0 Champions League win over FC Porto last week. "I am happy at the moment, I feel good, and that's the most important thing - and 100 percent, there is still more to come". The former Southampton star has been overshadowed by Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino this term.

Sports 'I wasn't good enough to play for Wigan,' says City boss Guardiola
Author: 0 'I wasn't good enough to play for Wigan,' says City boss Guardiola

Now, as manager of a City team that is still aiming for silverware in four major competitions this season, Guardiola will experience a little of what he turned down in Wigan. However, wins in this season's competition over Bournemouth and West Ham mean that Guardiola will treat the tie with caution, although he is adamant that back-up goalkeeper Claudio Bravo remains his first choice for domestic cup competitions.

Sports Japan's Kodaira wins gold in women's 500m
Author: 0 Japan's Kodaira wins gold in women's 500m

In a same-oval rematch of last year's 500m world championship battle, where Kodaira edged Lee, she pumped her fists as the scoreboard displayed her historic time.Kodaira broke Lee's old Olympic mark by 0.34sec and posted the time to beat just before Lee raced in the penultimate pair.

Sports Skier Gus Kenworthy and Boyfriend Share Kiss During Winter Olympics Broadcast
Author: 0 Skier Gus Kenworthy and Boyfriend Share Kiss During Winter Olympics Broadcast

Kenworthy eventually came out publicly in a 2015 ESPN Magazine cover story after he had come out to his inner circle. At a Winter Olympics where memorable made-in-America moments have been fewer and farther between than either the United States Olympic Committee or NBC - which paid $963 million in rights fees for the Games in South Korea - would like, this kiss on television between a handsome snowboarder and the man in his life added some PG-13 sizzle to the prime-time telecast.

Sports Manchester United defender Eric Bailly returns in Huddersfield Town win
Author: 0 Manchester United defender Eric Bailly returns in Huddersfield Town win

The Reds celebrated, only for referee Kevin Friend to call for a review via VAR, which was being utilised for the first time in United's history. The two sides met in the 1983 FA Cup final and drew 2-2 at Wembley. The goal took the sting out of the bubbly hosts and United proceeded to play the rest of the game out largely on their terms in a wholly comfortable final hour not in keeping with the opening 55 minutes.