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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.
  • 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

    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.
  • Matt Patricia named as Detroit Lions' next head coach

    Matt Patricia named as Detroit Lions' next head coach

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    He acknowledged the fans, said he was glad to have us on his side after experiencing how loud it can get in Ford Field. His players swear by their coach, many crediting the man who began his National Football League career 14 years ago as an offensive quality control assistant for New England, for saving theirs.
  • Winter Olympics 2018: 32 Russians to appeal against Pyeongchang exclusion

    Winter Olympics 2018: 32 Russians to appeal against Pyeongchang exclusion

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    Pound also criticized the "perverse" judgments of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which last week reversed life Olympic bans on 28 Russian athletes and staff. This is despite a highly orchestrated plot culminating in Russia's hosting of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, where tainted samples were switched through a hole in the anti-doping laboratory's wall.
  • Jose Mourinho concedes Premier League title to Manchester City

    Jose Mourinho concedes Premier League title to Manchester City

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    The Red Devils, in second place with 56 points, went scoreless in the first half at Old Trafford against a team buried in the 19th spot and struggling to avoid relegation, reports Efe. I've said it before - you feel great for 10 games, okay for 10 games, and then the rest you feel s--. "Sign the contract before you know the extent of the injury"'.
  • Sindhu to battle Ratchanok in India Open semis

    Sindhu to battle Ratchanok in India Open semis

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    The match looked like it was heading towards Zhang as she took a 19-17 lead. But Sindhu's return went wide twice as Zhang pocketed the opening game. Zhang then produced a smash which left Sindhu flat on the court. "I had nothing to lose and pressure was on Sindhu". He smashed well. He is young and was stronger today. Men: 4-Shi Yuqi (Chn) bt 3-Chou Tien Chen (Tpe) 21-18, 21-14.
  • Te'o returns to England side for Italy opener

    Te'o returns to England side for Italy opener

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    And if England lack a bit in hard, direct running with Simmonds at No 8 Ben Te'o did his best to make up for it. The result takes England to the top of the Six Nations table ahead of their next game against Wales on Saturday. "I don't think we've scrummed as well as that in the time I've been in charge of England ", Jones said after his pack laid the platform for a victory of seven tries including two each for the Bath wing Ant Watson and Exeter No.8 Sam Simmonds .
  • Claude Puel: Leicester City players will welcome back Riyad Mahrez

    Claude Puel: Leicester City players will welcome back Riyad Mahrez

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    A tale of two halves saw Leicester City held to a 1-1 draw by relegation battlers Swansea on Saturday afternoon. Leicester City have won 25 points in 16 games since Claude Puel was announced as their manager in October 2017 - more points than any of the other non-big six sides in the Premier League since then.
  • Wales victory over Scotland 'borne out of respect', says Alun Wyn Jones

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    Instead he passed directly behind him to Williams who, detecting that Scotland were narrow in defence, passed long to Leigh Halfpenny for the full-back to score his first global try since 2013. Halfpenny lined up an easy three points, and Scotland had a mountain to climb if they were to make a fight of the match. Scotland then shot themselves in the foot early in the second half by giving penalties away on 43 and 48 minutes, which Halfpenny successfully struck to add yet more points ...
  • Manchester City to return to United States for pre-season games

    Manchester City to return to United States for pre-season games

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    Burnley are seventh in the standings, well above expectations for a team with one of the smallest budgets in the league, and they stuck at the task despite City outplaying them for large stretches of the game. That is football. That can happen. Next day he is going to score. "It was not just Raheem, it was a lot". He's an absolutely incredible manager, the work that he has done with this team is unbelievable, and the team performance is absolutely outstanding, it really is.
  • Two students injured in shooting at USA middle school

    Two students injured in shooting at USA middle school

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    A man was found dead in his auto from a gunshot wound early Saturday morning in South Los Angeles , police said. This was at least the third school shooting in recent weeks in the United States. "They thought it was a fake gun". The shooting was reported to police Thursday at 8:55 a.m. Gloria Echeverria stood near a line of police tape preventing people from approaching the school, waiting for news about her 13-year-old son.
  • Mike Fisher ends retirement, returns to Nashville Predators

    Mike Fisher ends retirement, returns to Nashville Predators

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    No specific timetable was given for Fisher's return to game action. Last season, he had seven goals and 17 points on the power play, leading the team in the former and trailing only Johansen in the latter. Fisher originally announced his retirement last August after 17 seasons with the league. "We getting a terrific person back in our locker room, and a terrific player", Laviolette said.
  • FEMA reverses decision to withdraw aid from Puerto Rico

    FEMA reverses decision to withdraw aid from Puerto Rico

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    Bucklew has continued to work with them closely and confidentially to help them obtain necessary documentation and transcripts, as well as to identify which exemptions and waivers they may be eligible for to assist them financially. "I hope Mayor Cruz's presence.will remind the president and my colleagues in Congress of our urgent responsibility to help Puerto Rico fully recover and rebuild".
  • Andre Drummond Doesn't Understand Why Jaylen Brown Thinks He's An All-Star

    Andre Drummond Doesn't Understand Why Jaylen Brown Thinks He's An All-Star

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    The league announced today that commissioner Adam Silver has selected Drummond as the replacement. Wall is just one of now three All-Stars who will have to miss the game due to injury. Amond those players is Simmons of the 76ers who is putting up 16.6 points, 7.3 assists and 7.9 rebounds per game in his rookie season. "No (t) sure why Jaylen Brown is confused", said Drummond in the comments.
  • Arsene Wenger vows to include Mkhitaryan in starting lineup for Arsenal vs

    Arsene Wenger vows to include Mkhitaryan in starting lineup for Arsenal vs

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    Asked if he regretted not signing a defender, the Frenchman conceded: "Yes, because our defensive numbers are not good enough". We want to go in the top four. I'm convinced he will bring us that. Having failed to add any players in this area, while adding yet more faces up front, Arsenal's squad is more lopsided than ever.
  • NFL and Fox Sports sign 5-year deal for 'Thursday Night Football'

    NFL and Fox Sports sign 5-year deal for 'Thursday Night Football'

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    Fox Sports has landed the NFL's Thursday Night Football package for the next five seasons. The deal will give Fox Sports an additional 11 games per season, with the games running from week 4 to week 15. Under the new deal, Fox will be able to air its games on mobile phones for the first time. The NFL Network will air the other Thursday night games.
  • Manchester United 'will not allow Daley Blind to join Roma'

    Manchester United 'will not allow Daley Blind to join Roma'

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    It's unlikely that Blind will become a regular starter soon - and although Jose Mourinho values the versatility of the Dutchman - Roma's continued interest ( as per the same reports, the Italians were interested in him during the summer window as well ) could sway the player's mind and in turn convince United to let go of him.
  • Four groups that ought to commerce for Alex Smith

    Four groups that ought to commerce for Alex Smith

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    Alex Smith is on the move again. The move marked the first time the Chiefs selected a quarterback in the first round since taking Penn State's Todd Blackledge in 1983. On Tuesday night, the Chiefs completed a trade that will send Smith to the Washington Redskins . Cousins has played for both McVay and Shanahan and knows Bates would be a good fit for his skills.
  • DeMarcus Cousins Out For Season With Torn Achilles Tendon

    DeMarcus Cousins Out For Season With Torn Achilles Tendon

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    The Pelicans had seemed to found their groove the past week, and are now in 6th place in the Western Conference standings. "It's a great win for the team, but that's a huge piece of the team". But then there was the bitterness of seeing DeMarcus Cousins on the floor with his hands over his face in the final seconds of the game, and what turned out to be the final seconds of his season.
  • 1 with Simona Halep victory

    1 with Simona Halep victory

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    Caroline Wozniacki had a brilliant start to the day as she held her own service game and then broke Halep to go up 2-0 in the first set. "I cried, but now I'm still smiling". I started not very well with the ankle injury. I think what she stands for is obviously what makes it most special. She looked determined not to let her momentum slide but Halep , whose marathon matches appeared finally to be catching up with her, dug in with grit to save four break points in the third game of the ...
  • Finding your franchise quarterback in the draft is risky business

    Finding your franchise quarterback in the draft is risky business

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    If I'm fortunate enough to be in that city, I'm there to play football first. "That's all out the window". "I've heard people say that it does but honestly I don't care", Davenport said. There are others who dislike Mayfield as a prospect. Mike Sullivan, the quarterback coach, is new to Denver so, he's trying to make a little bit of a- get some footing there as well but, yeah, I think that there's some of the good throws that he's made, that we've seen from Baker Mayfield in the past.
  • Chelsea performances keeping Antonio Conte awake at night

    Chelsea performances keeping Antonio Conte awake at night

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    Striker Alvaro Morata and goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois picked up knocks prior to the Arsenal clash. Asked when the pair will return, the Italian responded: 'I don't know, it is very hard to tell you today how many days they need to come back.