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by | February 24, 2018 | 05:48

Diggins - who thrust herself across the finish line to give the Americans a dazzling gold medal in the cross-country team sprint - has been selected as the US flagbearer for Sunday night's closing ceremony at the Pyeongchang Games. When is the Winter Olympics closing ceremony? "I definitely felt pressure, I wanted to get a breakthrough for myself, and for China", said Wu. "It's still hard to understand it when I'm standing here", she said.

by | February 24, 2018 | 05:44

Martin referred to his "white private school conditioning" as a reason he tolerated verbal abuse, according to a 2014 report issued in the wake of the National Football League bullying scandal. It was written in the Wells report that Martin was harassed in middle school and high school, resulting in a lack of self-esteem and depression as a teenager.

by | February 24, 2018 | 05:45

And indeed it was, even if the stats don't jump off the page. Still looking for his second PGA Tour victory, and has gone T11-T43-T3 here the last three years. He turned it over a touch too much , and it dropped into the bunker. You get a shot on the green and see a big puff of sand. Woods ended up behind a pretzel stand off the 12th tee but was able to get back into play and save par, with a six-foot gain at the 13th briefly moving him tied for the lead.

by | February 24, 2018 | 05:43

He's been Los Angeles' top corner for the last two seasons and played under the franchise tag in both. Someone will have to pay him after the expiration of his rookie deal. Their interceptions jumped from 10 to 18. Peters, thinking he was ejected, walked off the field and into the locker room. Kansas City will receive a " package of draft picks " in return for Peters, NFL Media's Ian Rapoport reported.

by | February 24, 2018 | 05:39

They have the first compensatory pick and two of the first six. Compensatory picks can be traded, and with 10 selections and almost $26 million in projected salary cap space, the Broncos have options as they begin to retool their roster. The Chargers only signed two outside free agents in 2017: Left tackle Russell Okung and running back Kenjon Barner; free safety Tre Boston was picked up after the Panthers released him following the 2017 draft.

by | February 24, 2018 | 05:37

For the crowd who actually cares about collegiate players getting paid in college, the latest Yahoo report on the NCAA includes a plethora of current National Basketball Association players. A listing that refers to "BAM" for $12,000 is later identified in the documents as Edrice "Bam" Adebayo , who would go on to play at Kentucky in 2016-17.

by | February 24, 2018 | 05:36

Lonzo Ball will return to the court Friday against Dallas, suiting up for the first time in almost six weeks after suffering a sprained tendon in his left knee January 13. "Go back and watch old footage, brainstorm a couple of different ideas". In addition to getting Ball back, the Lakers will be looking for more consistency from Thomas, whose first three games as a Laker have been a roller-coaster ride.

by | February 24, 2018 | 05:38

Fleetwood laughed when asked the last time he was at two under after 36 holes and only one shot out of the lead. "It's unfortunate that the greens have changed this much in a year", Fowler said. His 1-over 71 moved him up seven spots on the leaderboard and maintained the margin between him and the leaders. And there was another guy four shots behind.

by | February 24, 2018 | 05:34

Striker Gabriel Jesus (knee) could come into contention after nearly two months out but a change will be required at left-back with Fabian Delph suspended. "It's a special day". That's why it's so important that he's coming back and sometimes we can play with two strikers. "For us it's an opportunity".

by | February 24, 2018 | 05:36

Porsche has officially announced that it has stopped rolling out diesel variants of its Macan and Panamera as it is experiencing a "cultural shift" among buyers worldwide. Porsche has adopted no diesel policy as the emission norms across the world are becoming stricter and concern towards environmental pollution too are increasing.

by | February 24, 2018 | 05:32

The Lions averaged 76.3 yards per game last season, and 3.4 yards per carry. Which lends him to the first overall pick, except for one fact: he plays running back. He is followed by Alabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick , who plays cornerback and safety, and N.C. State defensive end Bradley Chubb . Need a receiver? Kiper says this is a bad year for receivers in the first round.

by | February 24, 2018 | 05:33

In 8 overs in 2 matches, he has given 75 runs at an economy of 9.78 and has taken only two wickets. And fortunately for him, that's what happened. The pacer opined that India's reputation against short bowling has improved of late. And Klaasen didn't disappoint. The knock was made more special for Klaasen by the fact that he got it on his home ground. Duminy quietly anchored the innings at the other end as Klaasen let it flow.

by | February 23, 2018 | 03:49

It was like seeing two different teams. The Pitmen, playing only their second competitive game since a two-month winter break, were on the back foot in the first half and goalkeeper Andriy Pyatov made a double save from Edin Dzeko and Federico Fazio from one of several Roma corners.

by | February 23, 2018 | 03:37

The Irishman hasn't fought inside the Octagon since November 2016, when he defeated Eddie Alvarez to become the UFC Lightweight Champion. McGregor tried his hand at boxing, securing a highly lucrative showdown with the unbeaten Floyd Mayweather in August in Las Vegas, in which he was stopped in the 10th round.

by | February 23, 2018 | 03:23

Having such a fantastic football team that creates dreams and stories - life is all about dreams and stories - I know is so important for all the people in the region. Salah does not seem to be looking to force a quick exit from Anfield and recently spoke about how he was happy to ply his trade for Liverpool, the club he claims he supported as a boy .

by | February 23, 2018 | 03:10

There are no plans for Ms. Trump to get into substantive discussions about the dispute over North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile tests, the official said. For ten days, as athletes have competed on the slopes, rinks and runs, North Korea and the United States have used the Games to try and shape public opinion.

by | February 23, 2018 | 02:52

Should Brendan Rodgers' men make it through to the round of 16, they will have two more vitally important games to turn their attention to, presenting an opportunity for Rangers to potentially further bridge the gap between the Glasgow rivals.

by | February 23, 2018 | 02:18

They won a couple of trophies a year ago. "I think he was brilliant". "And for Guardiola and all those who have won trophies". Mourinho also responded to questioning of a free role for Alexis Sanchez and whether he is disciplined enough to contribute to the collective cause by saying: "I think you are all, or many of you, are in a new sport!" On several occasions that was obvious in the Premier League and now against Sevilla it was clear right from the start.

by | February 23, 2018 | 02:14

Tiger Woods makes his return to the course for the first time in four years. He hit just 7 of 14 fairways - although some were not off by much - and 10 of 18 greens in regulation. "It was here that he stiffed his 251-yard approach shot to 4'6" and slammed it home for an eagle. He chipped to 3 feet and then was blown off-balance by a wind gust.

by | February 23, 2018 | 02:07

The 26-year-old forward continues to deal with right quadriceps tendinopathy, though he has been medically cleared to return to the team, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . Of course, Popovich did not say Kawhi wouldn't return, only that he'd be surprised to see Kawhi return. Pop just said he'd be surprised if Kawhi returns this season.

by | February 23, 2018 | 02:01

On Thursday morning Mercedes pulled the covers off of its W09 challenger at the Silverstone circuit, and like all the 2018 Formula 1 cars, it includes the FIA-mandated halo. Under Formula 1's Sporting Regulations, Mercedes are permitted to run up to 100km outside of official testing on designated filming days. The rivals, last year's championship contenders, will launch their respective new cars within two hours of each other from lunchtime ahead of a season in which they again expect ...

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:58

Arsenal now sit sixth in the Premier League , eight points off Chelsea in fourth, with a Europa League triumph seemingly the most realistic route for the Gunners back into the Champions League next season. "Ideally, you want to have the choice but our job is about adaptation", Wenger said. While the fans are revisiting painful memories from the past, the players can prepare in the knowledge that they have already pocketed one straightforward win against their foes this season.

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:29

Colts general manager Chris Ballard called Vinatieri "one of the best players in National Football League history" in the statement announcing his re-signing. Now 45 years old, Vinatieri's accuracy has hardly tailed off, as he hit 85.3 percent of his field goals a season ago - slightly better than his career average.

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:25

Potter, 42, took over the Swedish side in 2011 when they were in the fourth division. And the Alsace native could have a big role in recruiting Doucoure who, when asked who he preferred, answered " Arsenal because of Arsene Wenger ". A cynical yellow card foul from behind by Ainsley Maitland-Niles even presented the much heralded Saman Ghoddos a decent free-kick opportunity which Ospina was relieved to keep out.

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:27

Bundee Aki partners Farrell in midfield with Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray again the half-back combination. Farrell picked up a knee injury during only his second ever Ireland appearance against the South Americans in that match, but he has overcome that knock to force his way back into the worldwide side.

by | February 23, 2018 | 01:26

But the target didn't prove to be enough as the hosts chased it down with 8 balls to spare. The action perspired during the Indian innings of the second match of the ongoing 3-match T20I series. However, things got heated up in the last over of the innings. Both his T20I fifties have come since he gave up India's captaincy. Dhoni completed his fifty in 27 balls and took India to a match-winning total.

by | February 22, 2018 | 02:47

There is not an iota of hint in the poster about Sylvester Stallone's possible death even in the movie but people took to social media to express their grief, creating panic among fans. Google searches revealed that when one types in " Sylvester Stallone ", a number of searches appear , suggesting that many people have been searching about his purported death.

by | February 22, 2018 | 02:38

That is the question many front offices at the top of the 2018 NFL Draft will be asking themselves over the next two months. Luckily, they are in a good spot for value to meet some of their needs if mock drafts are any indication. "Baltimore could be in position to snag the top center in this class - Iowa's James Daniels is No. 1 on my board - if it loses Ryan Jensen in free agency".

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:36

Martinez did for the Arizona Diamondbacks past year, but Steven Souza will be the main player tasked with replacing him. Souza will fill J.D. Martinez officially signed with the Red Sox , the Diamondbacks found his replacement. Drury made his MLB debut in 2015 and has blasted 31 homers and driven in 124 runs while slashing.271/.319/.448 in 289 career games in the big leagues.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:22

The suspension was not for PED use, which would have been 80 games and identified by Major League Baseball in its release. Generally, if it's a "drug of abuse" suspension (such as marijuana) or a PED, the league says so. Across all three levels, Whitley had an ERA of 2.83, and struck out 143 hitters in 92.1 innings. Late last month, the Astros announced that Whitley would spend spring training with the club's minor leaguers, a decision that reportedly was not unexpected because of the ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:13

Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron , the honorary starter for the Daytona 500, said she was cheering for Patrick. His Speedweeks also included a fourth-place finish in the non-points Clash race and a victory in last Thursday's Can-Am Duel qualifier.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:50

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insists that his side will be in with a chance of winning the Champions League if they can beat Sevilla to reach the quarters. "But I think for the moment we just have to focus on a very hard opponent, and in the first match of these two knockout games, a match that doesn't decide anything is very important".

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:46

Zapolski kept the USA alive with back-to-back saves on Czech Republic's third and fourth shooter, but the United States-including Ducks prospect Troy Terry-could not score. In the shootout, Koukal faked and when U.S. goaltender Ryan Zapolski moved, flipped the puck past him on the decisive shot. "I wanted one more crack at them", Granato said.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:39

Duhamel and their son were spotted stepping out of their auto in front of Fergie's place on Monday, holding a bouquet of roses along with a note saying "I love you". Kimmel described Fergie's rendition of the song as "unusually sultry", adding that "in hindsight, trying to work in the words, "My humps, my humps, my lovely lady lumps" may have been a mistake".

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:36

After playing a series of flawless draws following some Danish takeouts, Canada had the button surrounded around the eight-foot. Canada tied it twice, in the eighth and 10th ends, but never led after the second end. Reid struggled at the shooting range in her portion of the relay as the second US athlete on the course. What she may not have been counting on is the United States men's Olympic team shooting her down with the best comeback.