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During San Antonio's practice session Wednesday, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich revealed that he would be "surprised" if Kawhi Leonard returned from his quadriceps injury this season. San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard runs back up the court during the second half against the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center.
  • Winter Olympics: Elizabeth Swaney the 'best' and worst' Olympian

    Winter Olympics: Elizabeth Swaney the 'best' and worst' Olympian

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    Belanger said the FIS may make it more hard to qualify for future Olympics by decreasing the number of competitors. (Well, she did prove her gumption when she launched a campaign to run for governor of California against Arnold Schwarzenegger while an undergrad at Berkeley).
  • There are no air balls for Watson in grabbing Genesis Open lead

    There are no air balls for Watson in grabbing Genesis Open lead

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    He'd slipped to No. 117 in the world. "If you think about it, let's go back even to the Ryder Cup (in 2016)". "I have a auto dealership, a candy shop and a baseball team", he said with a laugh. While Woods's weekend duties are reduced to those of tournament host, with his TGR Foundation the charitable beneficiary of the event, a bevy of players remain in the hunt.
  • Ben Simmons headlines Rising Stars Challenge

    Ben Simmons headlines Rising Stars Challenge

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    Jaylen Brown of the USA Team goes up for the dunk against the World Team during the Mountain Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Game during All-Star Friday Night. The game matches a team of 10 first- and second-year players from the United States against 10 from outside the U.S. Players were selected in a vote by the league's assistant coaches.
  • Philippe Coutinho back playing at Liverpool? Brazil set for Anfield friendly

    Philippe Coutinho back playing at Liverpool? Brazil set for Anfield friendly

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    PSG is a little bit different but I don't look at them, I only know it already that if we meet them we could beat them. "We have to do that more often", he said. The Liverpool manager responded by saying: "I don't think the 2005 side thought about this before the round of last 16". "It is a quiet group, we received all new players very well".
  • ESPN willing to 'back up the truck' for Peyton Manning on MNF

    ESPN willing to 'back up the truck' for Peyton Manning on MNF

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    Gruden was reportedly the highest-paid ESPN employee, making more than $6.5 million before leaving for a 10-year, $100 million coaching deal with the Raiders. Naturally, CBS, while would, of course, take Manning on, could never offer the top gig with the commitment to fresh-faced Tony Romo . "And we would be foolish not to talk him".
  • Women's giant slalom medals awarded in PyeongChang

    Women's giant slalom medals awarded in PyeongChang

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    Day noted that Shiffrin's schedule would need to be managed, wary of a dip in form similar to the one that saw her fail to finish a slalom in Lenzerheide, Switzerland last month. "The pressure of the Olympics caught me a little bit", said Worley afterward. "Its fair today", said the American as North Korea's famed "army of beauties" cheerleaders serenaded fans in the background while waiting for their skier, Kim Ryon Hyang, to go last.
  • Manchester City won't ease up against Basel, says Vincent Kompany

    Manchester City won't ease up against Basel, says Vincent Kompany

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    Most of the damage was done as City rattled in three goals in a blistering nine-minute spell early in the first half, dashing Basel's hopes of causing an upset after making a bright start. The team started to play, started to enjoy playing their football and that was the key. Who is the best player in the Premier League who is not an automatic starter for his team? City continued to stamp their authority on the match with a fourth goal thanks to a sweet goal from Gundogan, who place a ...
  • American Emily Sweeney Crashes in Olympics Luge Run, Taken to Hospital

    American Emily Sweeney Crashes in Olympics Luge Run, Taken to Hospital

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    She actually said she was okay at that point, and it was confirmed that she had no broken bones or anything of that nature, though she was then taken to the hospital for further evaluation. "I'm okay", she told reporters. "I know I have a lot of support and I'm sorry that's how it ended". The 24-year-old athlete went sideways first before careening out of control up the wall with the impact of the crash throwing her off her toboggan.
  • Bill Haas injured in fatal vehicle accident near Riviera

    Bill Haas injured in fatal vehicle accident near Riviera

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    The driver of the vehicle Haas was travelling in - a member of the family with whom the world No.67 and his family were staying for the PGA Tour event this week - was pronounced dead at the scene. Haas was a passenger in a Ferrari driven by an unidentified man. Los Angeles fire officials said the driver of the Ferrari was pronounced dead at the scene, while Haas and the 50-year-old woman driving the other vehicle were taken to hospital.
  • Virat Kohli 2nd Indian to score 400 runs in bilateral ODI series

    Virat Kohli 2nd Indian to score 400 runs in bilateral ODI series

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    India scored its first bilateral ODI series win in South Africa . It was also his second ton against South Africa , the first one came in 2015 at Kanpur when he scored 150. Lungi Ngidi was the key bowler for South Africa as he finished his spell with four wickets . Another awful mix-up saw Ajinkya Rahane get run out by Morne Morkel for just eight runs.
  • Alpine Skiing-Competition finally under way with men's combined

    Alpine Skiing-Competition finally under way with men's combined

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    Material from the Associated Press was used in this report. Anderson's compatriot Hailey Langland, who fell on the first run but put in a solid second effort to finish sixth, disagreed. "We don't see great changes for tomorrow or Wednesday", men's chief race director Markus Waldner said at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre. "We hope we can have races under decent, acceptable conditions".
  • Romero hammers Rockhold in Perth

    Romero hammers Rockhold in Perth

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    Yet he's not the interim champion. After splitting the first two frames on most scorecards, Romero eliminate the need for the judges in the third, icing Rockhold with two ideal shots that left him slumped over and sleep along the fence. That was the first of nine takedowns during the fight, as Blaydes cruised to a unanimous decision on a pair of 30-26s and a 29-27. Hunt landed a huge shot to drop Blaydes early in the fight, prompting Blaydes to turn to his wrestling.
  • Riyad Mahrez will not face Man City, confirms Leicester boss Claude Puel

    Riyad Mahrez will not face Man City, confirms Leicester boss Claude Puel

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    Leicester have not won a Premier League game in his absence and travel to the Etihad to face City on Saturday. The 29-year-old Algerian received a good reception from both sets of fans - particularly the home supporters - when he replaced Fousseni Diabate but the pain must have come flooding back as Sergio Aguero scored four.
  • Chris Mazdzer Latest News, Photos, and Videos

    Chris Mazdzer Latest News, Photos, and Videos

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    And, he made history early Sunday, winning silver in the men's luge. Mazdzer had a little trouble in run 4, but held it together and it looked like he would end up with a bronze medal. Germany's Johannes Ludwig took the bronze. Felix Loch has done a Devon Loch. In both 2010 and 2014, the 29-year-old placed 13th in the singles luge.
  • Colts to hire Eagles Frank Reich as new head coach

    Colts to hire Eagles Frank Reich as new head coach

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    Luck may still be on the mend from his shoulder injury, but landing Reich would be an outstanding hire for the Colts to make. He was previously an assistant coach with the Colts from 2008-2011 and spent 13 years as an National Football League quarterback.
  • Women's snowboard slopestyle qualifying cancelled

    Women's snowboard slopestyle qualifying cancelled

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    Red Gerard , one of the youngest members of Team USA , secured the country's first gold medal in the 2018 Winter Olympics - and couldn't quite believe what he had done. While Gerard will steal the headlines, McMorris also got tongues wagging after claiming Bronze in the slopestyle event. Gerard will have another chance to add to the fun on February 24, when he will compete again in Big Air.
  • Jose Mourinho still searching for first win at St James' Park

    Jose Mourinho still searching for first win at St James' Park

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    The St James' Park faithful roared their side on from the start on a crisp Tyneside afternoon, where David de Gea was called into action after just five minutes to superbly stop Shelvey's strike nestling in the top corner. "It's true I haven't won there in the League but I don't know why", he said. "I thought it could be a massive achievement (even in September), but watching the teams and the differences between the teams, the experience of the different clubs, now you realise it is even ...
  • Josh McDaniels reportedly loses agent after bailing on Colts

    Josh McDaniels reportedly loses agent after bailing on Colts

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    We want everybody on our team to match what he has inside". Ballard tried to explain why McDaniels backed out of the deal. Throughout most of the National Football League playoffs, it was assumed the New England Patriots' top two assistants would leave to helm franchises of their own.
  • Lowry well placed to challenge at Pebble Beach Pro

    Lowry well placed to challenge at Pebble Beach Pro

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    The world number one birdied his opening three holes on the Monterey Peninsula course and finished with a total of seven birdies - his best coming with a 20 foot putt on the fourth. Dustin Johnson usually struggles at Monterey Peninsula, but he flipped the script Friday. I'm able to get out of the mechanics of it and just start playing the round and hitting shots.
  • Virgil van Dijk a future captain: This Liverpool legend thinks so

    Virgil van Dijk a future captain: This Liverpool legend thinks so

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    Virgil van Dijk was widely trumpeted as the solution to Liverpool's defensive flimsiness when he joined in late December as the world's most expensive defender for $100 million. Klopp, meanwhile, has spoken with Adam Lallana in recent days about his conduct and reminded the midfielder that he can not act in the way he did during an Under-23 game at Tottenham when he was sent off for violent conduct .
  • Tongan flag bearer goes shirtless again for Olympics Opening Ceremony

    Tongan flag bearer goes shirtless again for Olympics Opening Ceremony

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    Pita Taufatofua , who introduced himself to the world by marching into Rio de Janeiro's Opening Ceremony slathered in coconut oil, maintained the suspense all the way to subfreezing Pyeongchang . Taufatofua started skiing just past year, and said it's "the hardest thing I've ever done". In Rio's Summer Games, Taufatofua competed in tae kwon do, but lost in his first match.
  • (Olympics) Victor An's Olympic ban appeal dismissed by CAS

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    At the same time, the IOC allowed clean athletes to participate in the upcoming games as "Olympic Athletes of Russian Federation". The lower house of Russian parliament issued a statement on Friday protesting the court's decision. The "OAR" Olympic athletes, seen marching in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics' opening ceremony Friday behind a flag bearing Olympic rings, are in fact Russian athletes.
  • Virat Kohli stars with the bat as India punish South Africa

    Virat Kohli stars with the bat as India punish South Africa

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    Previously the Men in Blue managed to beat the Proteas in first two ODI's in their 992-93 and in 2010-11 only to lose bilateral series 2-5 and 2-3 in South Africa . One of David Miller or Khaya Zondo will make way for him in the playing XI. The guy's in serious form at the moment, and he's in form anywhere he plays in the world.
  • Local billionaire buys Los Angeles Times for $500 million

    Local billionaire buys Los Angeles Times for $500 million

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    Soon-Shiong, who was one of several local tycoons who have discussed throwing a lifeline to the Times in recent years, said in a statement that he looked forward to carrying on the "great tradition of award-winning journalism" at both papers.
  • First Controversy Of The Winter Olympics Is Over The Flag

    First Controversy Of The Winter Olympics Is Over The Flag

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    Davis, who was the first black athlete to win individual gold at a Winter Olympics at the 2006 Turin Games also captioned his post with the #BlackHistoryMonth2018 hashtag. The U.S. Olympic Committee confirmed the tie, and that voters knew in the event of a tie, the coin toss would take place. He said: "Not just does Erin get to hold that flag, but USA Luge gets to hold that flag".
  • Kohli hits unbeaten ton to power India to 303

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    South Africa suffered an early blow when Jasprit Bumrah (2-32) claimed the scalp of Hashim Amla (1) with his first ball, and although Duminy and Aiden Markram made starts, only the former was able to convert it into a half-century. Virat's 160* is the highest by an Indian captain away from home after Kapil Dev's 175* against Zimbabwe in Turnbridge Wells in 1983. Virender Sehwag (219), Rohit Sharma (208*), Sachin Tendulkar (186*) and Kapil Dev (175*).occupy the top four spots.