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Chelsea can upset odds in the Barcelona - Antonio Conte

For Chelsea , the challenge is simple: all they have to do is produce their best performance in years in the Nou Camp on 14 March to beat Barcelona . Blues manager Antonio Conte seems to prefer Pedro and a system that focuses on Hazard and marauding full-backs, leaving Willian to try to force his way in, when really the Italian should be building his side around the Brazilian. Read More »

Trump backs efforts to tighten gun background checks

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Survivors from the Parkland, Fla., high school where 17 people were killed in a mass shooting on February 14, walk past the house legislative committee room on Wednesday, to talk to legislators at the state Capitol, regarding gun control legislation, in Tallahassee, Fla. Read More »

US vs. Canada, 2018 Olympic hockey

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It's now been twenty years since the USA women's team won its sole Olympic gold, at the first women's tournament, in Nagano, in 1998. With the win, the United States women exorcise some demons of past matches against Canada, who had beaten the Americans in the previous two Winter Olympic gold medal games. Read More »

No. 5 Duke 82, Louisville 56

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Hall of Fame coach - and noted man-to-man disciple - Mike Krzyzewski says the zone defense works with this group because it gets his young players talking to and moving with each other. "You don't want anyone out there who is thinking about a body part when you're playing". Allen fired up a 3-pointer that bounced high off the iron, and Javin DeLaurier swooped in for a follow-up dunk that gave Duke a 23-15 lead. Read More »

Honda Classic events start Monday

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Although he lives in nearby Jupiter, Woods said he hasn't played PGA National since his last tournament round, and didn't play practice rounds Monday or Tuesday. "You couldn't escape it going home because it was at home, it was just a really dark time and for the majority of that time, I just hid in the safety of my home but it's nice to be out here, it's a lovely day", said Shanahan. Read More »

What is 'big air' snowboarding?

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While big air is an event for both snowboarders and skiers, only the snowboarding event was added to this year's games. She didn't even come close to the podium there, likely because of the many risks she took, and she'll be looking to make up for that performance in the Big Air . Read More »

Lindsey Vonn Breaks Down Crying After Winning Bronze Medal at Winter Olympics

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Nagasu, fourth in Vancouver, fell on her triple axel and earned a score of 66.93 for ninth place. Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel was just 0.09 secs behind Goggia, while Vonn took bronze . "To have my family here as well, we're all very emotional". In an interview with NBC, Vonn said she was pleased with her race. She had his initials on her helmet as she competed on Tuesday. Read More »

Warriors-Kings to meet in preseason game in Seattle

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According to a source, the Warriors had hoped to schedule an exhibition game in Seattle last fall but were unable to do so due to their preseason trip to China. Durant played all of one season in Seattle before the team was shipped off to Oklahoma City. "Best record? That's not even a thing", added the defending NBA Finals MVP Durant. Read More »

Why Lindsey Vonn is wearing No. 7 in the Olympic downhill

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The four-time world champion took a strategic approach to her training ahead of Wednesday's women's downhill race, which will probably be Vonn's best chance of Olympic gold in Pyeongchang . Here's what you might have missed from Olympic action on February 20. Foudy responded back to Vonn stating: "I hear you". The downhill is one of the classic tests of skiing. Read More »

Flyers get goaltender Petr Mrazek from Red Wings

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Simmonds was injured during Sunday's game against the New York Rangers . Mrazek hasn't exactly lived up to expectations since the 2017 season, when he was tabbed as a potential long-term starter in Detroit . Philadelphia is third in the Metropolitan Division entering Tuesday. "And we got one". Mrazek is set to become a restricted free agent after this season. Read More »

Rangers trade Nick Holden to Bruins for Rob O'Gara

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His defensive ability and tendency to clear opposing players from the front of the net may even help the Rangers in the short run. He will play his 39th consecutive game Tuesday and he's averaging 15:50 of ice time per game. Holden played 18:58 per game, including 2:03 on the penalty kill, for the Rangers. If he's played man-on-man and we're not a man-on-man team, we're layers, that could be an adjustment for him at first. Read More »

Phillips 66 to buy back 35 mln shares from Berkshire Hathaway

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On Wednesday, Berkshire Hathaway disclosed to the Securities and Exchange Commission that it had added even more Apple stock to its portfolio. This shows Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc's positive view for Us Bancorp. A USA investigation into whether Credit Suisse appointed referrals from government agencies in Asia in exchange for business poses another reputational hurdle for CEO TidjaneThiam as the Swiss bank enters the final stretch of a three-year turnaround plan. Read More »

Heynckes Lauds Game-changing Muller

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Corentin Tolisso side-footed an effort over after good work from Robben before the French midfielder was involved in a controversial incident to give his side the chance to level the scores. "During the second half we played more fluently and faster, and we are happy". "We lost the game in attack today, because we never really caused a threat and gave away the ball far too easily". Read More »

Pitino: Louisville should consider legal action vs. NCAA

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He said he missed coaching but has had no discussions about returning to the profession. But what the NCAA did, what this committee did, hurts. "The NCAA can not rewrite history by taking a banner down", he said. "In 40 years of coaching, I have never been involved, directly or indirectly, in any effort to pay any money or extend any improper benefit to any recruit or recruit's family members or representatives". Read More »

Lindsey Vonn Gets Emotional After Taking Bronze in Downhill

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She was forced to sit out the Sochi Games four years ago after tearing ligaments in her right knee. "Everything's great. I feel like a million bucks", she said with a smile. - Bobsled: In the women's final runs event, Elana Meyers Taylor is a contender for an Olympic gold along with teammate Jamie Greubel Poser. Strong winds are expected on Friday. Read More »

Tampa Bay Rays Ship Steven Souza to Diamondbacks in 3-Team Trade

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Souza is coming off of a career year with the Rays. He was a favorite pickup amongst fantasy owners, as he played most infield positions and in the outfield, and enjoyed solid production with a.267 average, 13 homers and 63 RBI. Souza struck out more last season compared to 2016, but he also walked 47 more times and that translated into an above-average on-base percentage for a power hitter (.351). Read More »

No regrets for Brendan Rodgers over changes as Celtic stall

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Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers suggested St Johnstone were letting their manager down as they ended a miserable run of results with a goalless draw away to the champions in the Scottish Premiership on Sunday. "How can you win a game at Ibrox on December 16 and then not win again apart from the Albion Rovers cup game". It was the second time this season that Tommy Wright's side had come away from leaders Celtic's headquarters with a point, following a 1-1 draw in August. Read More »

Peace with Pogba needed for Mourinho to shirk familiar criticism

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His replacement Vincenzo Montella did not get off to the best of starts, reported AFP. What's going on with Manchester United? Could he be the one to unlock the Sevilla defence? "When a player is in that competitive situation, it's because the players are normally ready and without problems, so you could see in that training some people that didn't play against Huddersfield with problems - like Pogba, Valencia , Rashford and Herrera". Read More »

Colts take Bradley Chubb in Mel Kiper mock draft

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In his second mock draft of the National Football League offseason, Kiper placed Smith 10th overall to the Oakland Raiders. Ward over his last two years: 32 percent. "So I think that's why he's still in the mix to be the No. 1 pick overall". Picking Michel in the first wouldn't please the entire fan base, but it would satisfy a good portion. Read More »

Pogba back in United squad for Sevilla trip

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That's what we will be looking to do and take each game as it comes. Berizzo was dismissed in December, with Vincenzo Montella named as his replacement and results have steadied slightly - there is a Copa del Rey final to look forward to in April. Read More »

Shakhtar Donetsk come from behind to defeat Roma

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Minutes later Roma could have found themselves with the lead. The hosts dominated the second half, having gone behind at the break following an even first 45 minutes. Kostas Manolas ought to have done better than heading wide when unmarked from a corner and Dzeko too faltered when played in by Diego Perotti , failing to aim a weak sidefoot finish out of Andriy Pyatov's reach. Read More »

MI honors two-time crash survivor Hatch on senior day

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The second crash - just before his freshman year in Ann Arbor - left him in a coma for eight weeks as he recovered from a brain injury. While he recovered, MI coach John Beilein made sure Hatch's scholarship offer remained on the table. MI basketball fans will get the chance to show their appreciation for one of the most unforgettable Wolverines in recent memory on Sunday. His mother and two siblings died in a 2003 plane crash, while his father and stepmother were killed in a 2011 crash - ... Read More »

Zagitova leads with world record, Medvedeva close behind

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Olympian. Have I set a world record? Can she make it three medals for Japan? Alina Zagitova stamped herself as at least the Olympic co-favorite after upsetting a still recovering Medvedeva at last month's European Championships. She immediately dismissed comparisons to Lipnitskaya. Medvedeva wasn't at her best, yet her mark was a record 81.61. "I try to do absolutely everything I can in the free skate". Read More »

Eagles receiver Alshon Jeffery played through torn rotator cuff for entire season

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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery underwent surgery to fix a torn rotator cuff on Wednesday after playing in all 16 regular-season games and three playoff contests last season, according to a report. He also caught 12 passes with three touchdowns during the postseason. It's a testament to Jeffery's toughness that he performed so well even though he was clearly less than 100 percent. Read More »

Virat Kohli And Men Attempt To Wrap Up T20 Series With Win

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During West Indies tour of England in 1976, Richards scored 1045 runs amassing 829 runs in five Test matches and 216 runs in three ODIs. Virat Kohli became only the second batsman after A.B.de Villiers to cross the 900-point mark concurrently in Tests and ODIs even as pacer Jasprit Bumrah grabbed the joint-top position among bowlers in the ICC ODI player rankings released on Tuesday. Read More »

Cavendish withdraws after Abu Dhabi crash

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Feeling is good and that's most important and also for the team. Nearly as soon as Ewan opened his effort, he sensed he had erred, but he had no option but to commit to his sprint. By all accounts, the race director's vehicle slowed suddenly as it led the peloton out of Madinat Zayed, the subsequent reaction in the peloton saw four riders, including the "Manx Missile", go down. Read More »

'I'm not defeated': Lindsey Vonn responds to bullies on social media

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The abuse ratcheted up on Saturday after Vonn tied sixth in the women's Super-G. As Vonn's career winds down, the 33-year-old is favored to win a gold medal in the downhill Wednesday at the Jeongseon Alpine Center. At the time of her run, Vonn was in second place. The most successful U.S. Alpine skier in history watched her King Charles Spaniel, Lucy, steal the attention - and attract a swarm of photographers - during their opening news conference. Read More »

PNB Fraud | FM Arun Jaitley: Bank management, auditors at fault

Finance minister Arun Jaitley said the supervisory agency needs to ensure that such stray incidents don't become a common practice. "They were also found lacking in being able to check who amongst them were the delinquents here". The comments were made hours after BJP veteran and former finance minister Yashwant Sinha wrote an article on ndtv .com, criticising the finance minister for being silent on the Rs 11,400-crore scam in Punjab National Bank. Read More »

USA out of Olympic ice hockey, Czech Republic advance

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In search for their first gold medal in 20 years, the Czechs advanced into a Friday matchup against the victor of a later quarter-final between the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation and Norway . "But I thought how we played them, how we attacked them, I think we could have went back at them". With roughly two minutes to go, O'Neill rang a shot off the post. Read More »