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Vonn beats rival Goggia for bittersweet 80th World Cup win

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American ski racer Jacqueline Wiles has been ruled out of this month's Winter Olympics after sustaining serious leg injuries in a crash during a World Cup downhill in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany on Saturday. Watabe, 29, who won a silver medal at the Sochi Games in 2014, will represent Japan in his fourth straight Winter Olympics. "She is an incredible glider, we know that. Read More »

Phoenix Open: Bubba Watson feeling healthy, ready for bounce-back season

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They have posted identical scores of 66 in the first and second round to hold a modest lead over Daniel Berger and Chez Reavie, who are tied for third at nine under par. Thomas went bogey-triple bogey-double bogey over three holes starting on the 14th as he carded a level-par round to finish the day eight strokes back of Fowler. Read More »

Sexton's Drop Of Magic Seals Dramatic Paris Win For Ireland

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While most Irish rugby fans will be happy to take five points, including a bonus one, away from Paris tomorrow, Tourism Ireland will also be looking to relieve the French of their holiday money as it launches a major TV advertising campaign in France this weekend - specially timed to coincide with the Ireland v France Six Nations opening match. Read More »

Fowler holds one-shot lead at Phoenix Open

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Avoiding mistakes on Sunday will be essential for the 2015 Players champion, who hopes to finally break through at an event that has escaped him in recent years. Five-time major victor Phil Mickelson carded a 66 to head a group on 201. Palmer won the Phoenix Open three times in a row from 1961-63. "That's why I play, that's why I'm working hard", Mickelson told Golfweek, "so when I get in to those opportunities on Sunday, it's motivation for me to work hard on the range, to work hard in ... Read More »

Bears Great Brian Urlacher Elected To Pro Football Hall Of Fame

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Urlacher will officially be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio on August 4 as a part of The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls. "I would contend Dawkins changed the safety position in today's National Football League". Six years after retiring, Owens remains No. 2 on the NFL's All-Time receiving list with 15,934 yards, trailing only fellow Hall of Famer and former San Francisco 49er Jerry Rice. Read More »

Isaac Bruce not in Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018

In his third straight year as a Hall of Fame finalist, Owens broke through to join four other modern-era players in the Class of 2018. He also scored five touchdowns as a professional player. Congratulations to the entire Hall of Fame class. After entering the NFL from Jackson State as the sixth player picked in the 1975 draft, Brazile won the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Award, earned a Pro Bowl invitation annually from 1976 through 1982 and received first-team All-Pro recognition in ... Read More »

Du Plessis ruled out

Our bowlers did a really good job. It would not make any sense to make him sit out. South Africa have won 24 of their 36 matches there. "When you have two legends, Virat (Kohli ) and Mahi, one is leading the team and the other has led the team , it is helpful". Read More »

'Family and football.' Tom Brady poses for Super Bowl pictures with family

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Brady, on the other hand, goes head to head with the best quarterbacks on the planet each week. The five-time Super Bowl champions will play for their sixth ring against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. "I think they've been focused, no question", he said. "I've watched him up close", Thibodeau said. "I like this game a lot", Michael said on Tuesday. Read More »

Mourinho tells Fellaini to sign and shut up

He returned to action for three weeks before missing 12 games with the recurrence of the problem on the same knee after further trouble at the end of November. It's a small intervention in his external (lateral) meniscus and I want to believe that by the end of March he can be back. The 36-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season and has been linked with a move to the United States. Read More »

Tom Brady wins third NFL MVP award, becomes oldest victor ever

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Fortunately for Rams fans, McVay did just that and a lot more. Now he'll see he if can become the first NFL MVP to also win a Super Bowl in the same season since 1999, when Kurt Warner did it. ".and honored to be recognized as this year's recipient of (the Associated) Press MVP Award", the speech reads. That offense ranked dead last in the NFL. Read More »

Highlights as Burnley drew 1-1 with Man City

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That is not going to happen. "But I'm so happy for the performance, it was outstanding overall". City still had enough talent on display and, after taking the lead, Sterling cut into the box and shot firmly into Pope's body before the England forward worked a clever one-two with Ilkay Gundogan that nearly opened up another chance. Read More »

Lleyton Hewitt shows different side to Nick Kyrgios

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In both tournaments, he was cheered on by Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt . "I will probably take a week off now, try and get it better", Kyrgios said. Kyrgios looked like he may struggle to brush off the rust after sitting through the marathon opener but quickly found his range against an outclassed Struff. Read More »

No. 1 Badgers lose to No. 6 Ohio State

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He attacked Tomasello with aggressive shots and took an 8-7 lead after a first period that saw him score three takedowns. While Kuhn didn't walk away with a victory, the Nittany Lions couldn't have asked for much more from the transfer from Boise State, as he kept things close before falling 21-12 to Ohio State's Nathan Tomasello, but only giving up four points. Read More »

Jose Mourinho: Man United must be better to win title next season

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He said: "There are 13 games left and 39 points to play for - so it is not over". We have (a lead of) 15. For example, tomorrow. You can not deny and everyone knows here in England how complicated it is playing at Burnley . "It will be tough". "They are masters, maybe one of the best teams in the Premier League in this style". The sheer swarm of attacking City players when countering and the quality that they each possess show that another attacker in the form of Mahrez is not needed. Read More »

NZ Sevens lose Hamilton semi-final to Fiji

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New Zealand almost lost their final match of Day One at the World Sevens Series in Hamilton overnight, but a feisty Argentina side. New Zealand showed why Etene Nanai-Seturo is at the centre of a tug of war between rival rugby codes as they emerged unbeaten on day one of the World Rugby Sevens series in Hamilton on Saturday. Read More »

Sean McVay Named AP Coach of the Year

The marked year-over-year improvement from quarterback Jared Goff is another reason McVay won this award. Whitworth opened up to NFL.com's Mike Silver earlier this year about his young head coach. McVay is the fourth Rams head coach to be named AP Coach of the Year. However, he did not get the honor, as Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald won it. Read More »

Chill out at 2018 Polar Plunge to support Special Olympics

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More polar plunges will be held across Northern Michigan this winter, including in Cheboygan Feb. 17th and at Chippewa Lake Feb. 24th. Water temperatures in the 50s are hardly "polar" but it's chilly enough to raise a few goosebumps, as participants in the 4th annual Polar Plunge in Flagler Beach found out Saturday morning. Read More »

Reardon dropped for BBL T20 final against Adelaide Strikers

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Tim Ludeman, reprieved by a couple of run-out misses, capitalised by scoring two fours and a six off consecutive deliveries off Neser while Harris took on Siddle to power Renegades past 50 in the fifth over. While desperate to play, Head admitted the opportunity to play may not be down to him with Cricket Australia confirming they won't decide whether to release him for the game until after Australia's match against the Kiwis. Read More »

Tom Brady Wins 2017-18 NFL MVP Award: Latest Comments and Reaction

Not to mention, there's a good chance that Gurley may already know his fate of falling short of winning the award after a photo hit Twitter on Thursday that shows an MVP acceptance speech by Brady. Besides the MVP, we're also going to find out who's going to be named Coach of the Year, Comeback Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year. Read More »

No. 4 Duke faces St. John's in familiar setting

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St. John's attempted 32 layups/dunks, consistently attacked Duke off the dribble. NO. 8 TEXAS 92, NO. 22 TCU 65: Ariel Atkins scored 16 for the host Longhorns (18-4, 9-2), who led 27-4 after the first quarter and maintained sole possession of second place in the Big 12. Read More »

Holloway in jeopardy for UFC 222

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So, it will be interesting to see what the UFC does here, and if Edgar remains on the card. The two were supposed to meet at UFC 218, on December 2 in Detroit, but Edgar was forced out with an injury. Holloway remained on the card and made his first successful defence of the belt by pummeling former champion Jose Aldo to a third-round stoppage defeat for the second straight fight. Read More »

Conte 'intends' to see out 18 months left on Chelsea contract

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Former Italy manager Gian Piero Ventura was sacked after his side failed to qualify for this year's World Cup in Russian Federation, knocked out over two legs in the qualifying playoff rounds against Sweden. I am not interested in this. Sarri's spectacular approach has been openly praised by Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, who called Napoli one of the best teams in Europe. Read More »

Mind Games? Mourinho Concedes Defeat, Says Man City Will Win The Title

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Mourinho has all but conceded that the trophy is heading to the Etihad Stadium with Pep Guardiola's team 15 points clear and 13 games remaining. Just a week ago, Chelsea was also eliminated from the League Cup by in the semifinals and Conte's second season in charge is proving much tougher than his first. Read More »

Man City star Kevin De Bruyne furious with opponents and referees

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City had dominated without being able to add a second goal until De Bruyne's strike, but the flame-haired midfielder essentially put the game to bed. The only negative for City in the first half was the injury to David Silva , who was forced off after a challenge with Sam Field and replaced by Ilkay Gundogan. Read More »

Brian Urlacher voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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He's one of only six players in National Football League history with 25 sacks and 25 interceptions and the only one with 25 forced fumbles, as well. He finished his career in Philadelphia as the team's all-time leader in regular-season games played (183) and overall wins (109) while tying the club record for interceptions (34). Read More »

Liverpool set to come too soon for Spurs newboy Lucas

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However, Pochettino tried to downplay those expectations after pointing out that Moura was just a fringe player at PSG and only made six substitute appearances under Unai Emery during the opening half of the season. But it's not going to change our principles, our philosophy and how we develop playing our philosophy playing football. The Ligue 1 leaders are thought to need raise around £75 million before the end of June if they are to pass UEFA's FFP rules after spending so much money on ... Read More »

Former Vol Alvin Kamara wins NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year

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Each week, five nominees were chosen for the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week and fans voted for the victor on NFL.com. Thrilling onlookers and terrorizing defenses with his slippery running style and breakaway speed, Kamara racked up 14 total touchdowns (8 rush, 5 rec, 1 return) in the regular season, and added two during New Orleans' postseason run. Read More »

Brady: Why does everyone want me to retire?

Another missing Tom Brady Super Bowl jersey from his win in Arizona against the Seahawks was also recovered when Mexican authorities working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Houston Police raided the man's home. Reimer and his radio co-host were discussing "Tom vs". Deadspin reports that WEEI on Friday announced an indefinite suspension for Reimer. "I thought it was a great opportunity", he said. Read More »

Jose Mourinho confirms Manchester United will make midfield reinforcements in the summer

Yes, he's consistently one of Mourinho's favorites for selection, but if he's out of action a long time that could really cast even more doubt about his already uncertain future. "Fellaini came off because he had something in his knee". "If you tell me all six want to be champion, and only one will be and the other five fail, I think it is too pragmatic a way to look at it, because you can do positive work and not winning the title". Read More »

Antonio Conte desires to remain at Chelsea regardless of Italy hyperlink

Italy's under-21 coach Luigi Di Biagio has been asked to take temporary charge of the senior team until a full-time replacement is found, the Italian federation said on Friday. "This is my will and I don't see problems with this". "But perhaps he's forgotten that I still have 18 months on my contract with Chelsea ". I'm not interested in this. Read More »

Joakim Noah, Jeff Hornacek 'pretty much hate each other'

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Last week Noah left the team in Denver for "personal reasons" and has reportedly been feuding with head coach Jeff Hornacek . The team announced Saturday (AEDT) that the parties had reached their agreement and Noah, who has not been around the team since January 25, will continue to do so for the time being. Read More »

Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan start vs Everton

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But still, their attacking options are strong, they have two strikers worth more than £50m each and two supremely talented playmakers to supply them. Paul Merson has predicted that Arsenal will comfortably beat Everton when the two sides clash in the Premier League on Saturday. Arsenal suffered a disappointing defeat to Swansea at the Liberty Stadium midweek, gifting Swansea an easy way through defence with lapses in concentration. Read More »

PV Sindhu to battle Thailand's Ratchanok Inthanon

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But those six points late in the second game helped Sindhu regain her self-belief and she raced through the decider. In the women's singles , Sindhu eased past Bulgarian Linda Zetchiri 21-10, 21-14 in 33 minutes, while Saina had no problem in dismissing Denamrk's Line Hojmark Kjaersfeldt with a 21-12, 21-11 victory in 22 minutes. Read More »