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Author: 0 American curlers go from 'Team of Rejects' to Olympic medals

But away from competition, Russia's Alexander Krushelnitsky was stripped of his mixed doubles curling bronze medal after testing positive for meldonium, an endurance booster.The 25-year-old was one of 168 Russian athletes who passed rigorous testing to compete as neutrals in Pyeongchang , after Russia were banned over a major doping scandal.

Sports Canada's Toutant wins inaugural big air gold; USA's Mack takes silver
Author: 0 Canada's Toutant wins inaugural big air gold; USA's Mack takes silver

The Pontiac High School graduate failed to qualify for the finals in the Slopestyle event last week, but redeemed himself in a pretty big way in Big Air. "I didn't expect that coming into the contest and after I fell on that first jump, I thought it was game over to be honest because I didn't land one of those front doubles in practice".

Sports Second Russian athlete fails doping test in PyeongChang
Author: 0 Second Russian athlete fails doping test in PyeongChang

Sergeeva was not among athletes implicated in the "systematic manipulation" of doping samples at those Olympics and was among 169 Russian athletes cleared by a special International Olympic Committee panel to take part at Pyeongchang 2018.

Sports US Women's Hockey Team Wins Gold With Thrilling Shootout Win Over Canada
Author: 0 US Women's Hockey Team Wins Gold With Thrilling Shootout Win Over Canada

When how asked how she felt about her own Olympic debut, Lacquette was similarly subdued and sighed before answering. Here's everything you need to know heading into Saturday's matchup ( live stream here at 1:35 a.m. Larocque, a member of Canada's gold medal squad in Sochi four years ago, tore off the silver in disgust following the team's crushing loss, as the United States took home the gold for the first time in two decades.

Sports Shubhankar Sharma, SSP Chawrasia miss cut at Qatar Masters
Author: 0 Shubhankar Sharma, SSP Chawrasia miss cut at Qatar Masters

Otaegui, from Spain, has one title on the European Tour , previous year at the Paul Lawrie Match Play Championship. The South Korean started the day just three shots off the lead but followed up a first day 68 with a disastrous 75 to finish one under.

Sports Ferrari unveil new auto for 2018 Formula 1 season
Author: 0 Ferrari unveil new auto for 2018 Formula 1 season

Vettel himself is pretty excited about Ferrari's new SF71H Formula One vehicle and has said that it looks a big step up from a year ago. F1's two protagonist teams from last season were often split by the finest of margins, though patterns of performance emerged throughout the year, with Ferrari enjoying the upper hand on low-speed tracks such as Monaco and the Hungaroring , while Mercedes dominated proceedings at the ultra-fast Monza and Silverstone circuits.

Sports Clippers hope to continue surge against Warriors
Author: 0 Clippers hope to continue surge against Warriors

The Clippers had won seven of their previous nine games coming into Thursday night. Kerr proactively tossed Kevin Durant into the fray, and the Warriors leaned on their all-world superstar to bail them out while Curry got a needed breather, devolving their offense into crude, but highly effective, mismatch exploitation, isolation, and bullyball.

Sports Jesse Diggins named Team USA flag bearer for PyeongChang closing ceremonies
Author: 0 Jesse Diggins named Team USA flag bearer for PyeongChang closing ceremonies

And now, Jessie's getting another honor: Team USA decided in a vote that she will be the United States' flag bearer at the Closing Ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on February 25. It's so inspiring to feel the support and cheering from everyone. Diggins went on to reveal the "coolest thing" about being at the Olympics. Diggins is a two-time Olympian, who previously competed in Sochi in 2014.

Sports Arsenal handed tough Milan test in Europa League's round of 16
Author: 0 Arsenal handed tough Milan test in Europa League's round of 16

A solid home leg will be required and probably a lead heading into the second-leg as Arsenal will fancy their chances at home. AC Milan versus Arsenal will be the biggest fixture of the next stage of the tournament. Keane was no more charitable to Arsenal on ITV's highlights show last night. Arsenal , at the Emirates, have lost just once in the last 27 matches since losing to Bayern last season.

Sports Arsenal boss Wenger backs Wilshere after Keane rant
Author: 0 Arsenal boss Wenger backs Wilshere after Keane rant

The Gunners survived an unexpected scare at the Emirates and were made to thank their lucky stars for the three away goals they'd scored a week earlier. Wenger said in Friday's press conference. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has jumped to the defence of Jack Wilshere following Roy Keane's claim that he is the " most overrated player in the world ".

Sports Vincenzo Montella unsure how to stop Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Vincenzo Montella unsure how to stop Alexis Sanchez

The French midfielder missed the FA Cup win at Huddersfield on Saturday because of illness but was included in the travelling squad and trained yesterday. Speaking at a news conference on Tuesday night, Mourinho said: "It is true that we have a new player, Alexis Sanchez , and we could have waited for the transfer market in the summer but we chose to go now in the transfer market".

Sports Olympics: Canada's Toutant grabs big air gold at Pyeongchang Games
Author: 0 Olympics: Canada's Toutant grabs big air gold at Pyeongchang Games

The "Olympic Athletes from Russia" did not qualify for the final part of the competitions. Two riders who had the secrets to conceivably thump Toutant out of that best spot were his partners Parrot and McMorris, who have joined to win the last five X Games huge air rivalries.

Sports Sean Miller Caught on FBI Wiretaps Offering 100K
Author: 0 Sean Miller Caught on FBI Wiretaps Offering 100K

Federal Bureau of Investigation wiretaps revealed Arizona Wildcats men's basketball coach Sean Miller discussed a $100,000 payment to prized recruit Deandre Ayton, ESPN reported Friday. Arizona's administration came out in strong support for Miller after the scandal broke back in September with both athletic director Dave Heeke and president Robert C.

Sports Penguins pick up Brassard, trade Cole in 3-team deal
Author: 0 Penguins pick up Brassard, trade Cole in 3-team deal

The Ottawa Senators continue to make moves as the National Hockey League trade deadline quickly approaches. According to TSN's Darren Dreger , the Pittsburgh Penguins acquired center Derick Brassard from the Ottawa Senators. Dreger, among other sources , is also reporting that the Vegas Golden Knights are also involved in the deal somehow. A pending unrestricted free agent, the Senators could look to flip the defender to another team before Monday's trade deadline.

Author: 0 Firmino calls for focus from Liverpool

The Football Association announced this week that Firmino would face no disciplinary action. Asked if the Egypt international's left foot was the world's best, Klopp was disinterested - but said Barcelona star Messi should perhaps be considered.

Sports Former Panthers CB Charles Tillman graduates from Federal Bureau of Investigation academy
Author: 0 Former Panthers CB Charles Tillman graduates from Federal Bureau of Investigation academy

The FBI wouldn't comment to the Sporting News about Tillman, because it wants to protect the privacy of its officers. Prospective FBI candidates must be at least 23 years old, but younger than 37 at the time of appointment. But, if he ever gives the "Peanut Punch" to a criminal, we can only hope that it's caught on video for all to enjoy. After spending most of his career with the Chicago Bears , the player finished his final season with the Carolina Panthers with 911 career tackles and ...

Sports Tiger 4 shots back: 'Feel like I'm right there'
Author: 0 Tiger 4 shots back: 'Feel like I'm right there'

While the Weather Channel forecasts possible morning rain showers, which could make the greens a little more receptive, sustained winds of around 14 miles per hour are still expected to increase the degree of difficulty on tee and approach shots.

Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: Larocque apologises for silver-medal snub

Canada similarly beat US 3-2 in overtime at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. "And I think if there's a ton of people watching back in Germany watching maybe it'll push them toward ice hockey instead of soccer". Maddie Rooney makes a save against Canada in the overtime penalty shootout during the women's hockey gold medal game at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on February 22, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea .

Sports Christensen a future Chelsea captain, says Conte
Author: 0 Christensen a future Chelsea captain, says Conte

Maybe last season we won the title, or did I forget something? The Chelsea boss told a Friday news conference: "Do you think that I am stupid when I put Willy on the bench?" "He is playing now and I am very happy with my choice". "In games like this against a quality opposition, it's hard". Host Bayern Munich, helped by two typical Thomas Mueller goals and two from Robert Lewandowski, romped to a 5-0 win over Besiktas in their tie after the visitors played almost the whole match with ...

Sports Teenage Figure Skating Star Secures OAR's First PyeongChang Gold
Author: 0 Teenage Figure Skating Star Secures OAR's First PyeongChang Gold

Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) figure skater Alina Zagitova was unable to conduct a full training session yesterday after being ordered to take a drugs test, it has been revealed. So, what was it about Zagitova's short program that gave her the edge over Medvedeva in it? "I don't know whether I'll be able to achieve the same success but I know very well if I manage to do it right then why not?" Team USA: National champion Bradie Tennell has been lucky enough to have her breakout ...

Sports Lonzo Ball Says NCAA Should Pay Players: 'Everybody's Getting Paid Anyway'
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball Says NCAA Should Pay Players: 'Everybody's Getting Paid Anyway'

The report linked current and former college players to National Basketball Association agent Andy Miller, who has been accused of paying players under the table against the NCAA's amateur athlete rules. That's how I feel". When asked if he received money from agent in college, Ball said that he did not, and that his family was focused on "going there and getting out" of UCLA.

Sports Minnesota Vikings awarded 2018 NFL Draft compensatory picks
Author: 0 Minnesota Vikings awarded 2018 NFL Draft compensatory picks

Last season, 16 teams were awarded compensatory picks. Last year, the Patriots lost Martellus Bennett, Chris Long, Logan Ryan, LeGarrette Blount, Jabaal Sheard, Barkevious Mingo and Michael Floyd. The Bengals, Cowboys , Packers and Raiders each received four compensatory draft picks. Depending on what they gave up to acquire Marcus Peters, the Rams may not have many picks in the 2018 draft.

Sports FA charges Pep Guardiola over Catalonia political symbol
Author: 0 FA charges Pep Guardiola over Catalonia political symbol

The FA confirmed the sanction was for "wearing a political message, specifically a yellow ribbon". As you would expect, that means a lot to Guardiola but the FA have very specific rules for showing off political messages. 'If it can happen to them then it can happen to us. "Because, OK, they can suspend me for doing that, but the other people are in jail". Understand The FA started speaking to Guardiola in Dec about the ribbon.

Sports Ozil, Ramsey to miss Arsenal's Europa tie against Ostersunds
Author: 0 Ozil, Ramsey to miss Arsenal's Europa tie against Ostersunds

In last season's FA Cup final, for example, Arsenal overcame the odds to defeat Chelsea , a victory that allowed Arsene Wenger to claim the season hadn't been so bad after all. The result also underlines how much more competitive English football is compared with what he experienced in Spain and Germany. Arsenal midfielders Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil will miss the Europa League last 32 clash against Ostersunds today, but manager Arsene Wenger is hopeful they will feature in ...

Sports Picking the Best Potential West Ham Lineup to Face Liverpool on Saturday
Author: 0 Picking the Best Potential West Ham Lineup to Face Liverpool on Saturday

Things have not been going well for West Ham United. I think that Liverpool will score that many goals themselves and as a result, this is a safe bet that has value in my opinion. "I know there is a lot of work to do". Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has revealed that it's "not a secret" that the club are exploring the option of tying down winger Sadio Mane to a new deal, according to the Mirror .

Sports Jaguars release free agent bust Chris Ivory
Author: 0 Jaguars release free agent bust Chris Ivory

The 29-year-old back put up his best season with the New York Jets back in 2015, tallying almost 1,300 total yards en route to earning a Pro Bowl appearance. We have released eighth-year RB Chris Ivory and have waived rookie DB Jarrod Harper, rookie RB I'Tavius Mathers and second-year WR Larry Pinkard. But Ivory, 29, played in only 25 games with just four starts in his two seasons in North Florida.

Sports Dortmund's Batshuayi alleges racist abuse by Atalanta fans
Author: 0 Dortmund's Batshuayi alleges racist abuse by Atalanta fans

The on-loan striker accused the Atalanta fans of making monkey noises for the duration of the match. The Belgium worldwide, on loan from Chelsea , tweeted: "2018 and still racists monkey noises in the stands. Atalanta were handed a suspended one-game stand closure after Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly was subjected to racist chants during a league game between the two sides.

Author: 0 Winter Olympics: South Korea take bronze in men's speed skating

The fallout was noticeable within U.S. Figure Skating , where membership declined three straight years. "We have created a show that looks towards the future", he says . In the sixth, Morozumi missed his mark again and removed two of Japan's stones from the house, as Kim picked up four points on his final draw stone.