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The North Carolina-Duke basketball game will air on ESPN/ACC Network. UNC's Cameron Johnson leads all scorers with 13 points. His return will mean even more following the suspension of freshman Jalek Felton, who had been senior Joel Berry's backup at point guard, on Tuesday.
  • Look inside the Olympic athlete village in South Korea

    Look inside the Olympic athlete village in South Korea

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    He assured that the world is going to enjoy the best hospitality of the South Korean people as the PyeongChang Games has been packaged around the traditional heritage of South Korea . "He said the delegation had been told it "could be Canada" but it chose to take the matter seriously, sending a note to Canadian team members on expected behaviour at the Games and telling the Russians: "'Hey sorry, if it happens'".
  • Winter Olympics 2018: Hockey Canada announces leadership group

    Winter Olympics 2018: Hockey Canada announces leadership group

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    The Americans have since watched their biggest rival - Canada - take home four straight gold medals. Granato said the U.S. The 25 selected have combined to play in 5,544 National Hockey League games. CT. Roy won an OHL title and Memorial Cup with Kitchener in 2003. Canada won the final four games, with two decided in overtime and one a shutout. "It brings out the best competition on both sides, it is a passionate, gut-wrenching amazingly tactful, skillful game and the fans are never ...
  • Suns acquire Magic's Elfrid Payton in exchange for second-round pick

    Suns acquire Magic's Elfrid Payton in exchange for second-round pick

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    Payton is a good-sized guard at 6-foot-4 with the ability to penetrate, run the fast break and make plays on the open court, averaging 13 points, 6.3 assists, and 4.0 rebounds per game this season. Wojnarowski reported the Suns sent a 2018 second-round draft pick to the Magic in exchange for Payton, who is set to become a restricted free agent after the 2017-18 season.
  • Four-star Maryland OT Rasheed Walker is headed to Penn State

    Four-star Maryland OT Rasheed Walker is headed to Penn State

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    Freshman Daniel Martinez (Austin, Texas) makes his first appearance in this event and third overall for the Nittany Lions. Penn State has a pair of commits so far, New Jersey quarterback Taquan Roberson and State College corner Keaton Ellis, and a number of top targets.
  • Watford forward Deeney escapes punishment for Chelsea gesture

    Watford forward Deeney escapes punishment for Chelsea gesture

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    The team worked very hard and we defended well. Watford climb to 30 points and sit 11th on the EPL table. Watford and Chelsea clash in the Premier League on Monday with both sides desperate for a good performance and a good result after recent turbulence at both London clubs.
  • Real Madrid tipped to beat PSG by Bayern boss Jupp Heynckes

    Real Madrid tipped to beat PSG by Bayern boss Jupp Heynckes

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    Bayern Munich seem determined not to close the doors to anyone who doesn't want to continue with them, at least that's what Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, managing director of the Bavarian club, said the other day. "Nevertheless, you must not write off Real in the Champions League ". The German coach spoke of cycles and recalled, "There are always cycles in football".
  • Roberto Firmino claims he's 'very privileged' after praise from Jurgen Klopp

    Roberto Firmino claims he's 'very privileged' after praise from Jurgen Klopp

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    Just like Harry Kane and Sergio Aguero, Firmino is fantastic at receiving the ball and bringing the likes of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane into play. Again, this is far more than any other forward at a top-six club. "There is something about South American players". And the Brazil worldwide has admitted he likes hearing these words of encouragement from the manager and fans but will never let them go to his head.
  • Coutinho Grabs First Goal For Barcelona After Super Suarez Cross

    Coutinho Grabs First Goal For Barcelona After Super Suarez Cross

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    Luis Suarez , arguably the greatest forward in Liverpool's history, selflessly set up Coutinho, one of the most talented players ever to grace the Anfield turf, and it came via a free-flowing move reminiscent of the 2013/14 Premier League season in which the Reds came within a whisker of claiming the title.
  • Evra completes West Ham move

    Evra completes West Ham move

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    Evra said: "I'm really happy to be a Hammer, to be back in the Premier League and I love this game!" The former France worldwide has signed a deal until the end of the campaign as he reunites with David Moyes following the Scot's short-lived tenure at Manchester United in 2013-14.
  • Former Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo to play in PGA tournament

    Former Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo to play in PGA tournament

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    Romo will tee it up in the Tour's inaugural Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship to be held March 19-25 in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, thanks to a sponsor exemption . Open three times. In 2010, Romo made it to the sectional qualifying round and shot a 71 in the first round; but he had to withdraw when a weather delay forced the postponement of his second round, which then would have conflicted with a Cowboys practice.
  • Bayern Munich ease by Paderborn into DFB Pokal semifinals

    Bayern Munich ease by Paderborn into DFB Pokal semifinals

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    Thomas Muller was hurt while setting up Bayern's first goal . But Robben scored a trademark left-footed curler from the top of the box for Bayern's fifth goal with four minutes to play, then had the simplest of tap-ins to cap the victory.
  • Antonio Conte 'to remain Chelsea manager after Watford defeat'

    Antonio Conte 'to remain Chelsea manager after Watford defeat'

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    With their Champions League Round of 16 clash looming, Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has risen in defence of under-fire Chelsea boss Antonio Conte by reminding critics of the Italian that he won the Premier League a year ago. Chelsea's Spanish defender Cesar Azpilicueta (L) vies with Watford's Brazilian striker Richarlison de Andrade during the English Premier League football match between Watford and Chelsea at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of London on February ...
  • Timberwolves will attempt to sign Derrick Rose

    Timberwolves will attempt to sign Derrick Rose

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    In case you need to catch your breath, the Cavaliers are making serious moves and they still have the Brooklyn Nets first round pick. Upon first glance, some may wonder if their are any playoff teams interested in Rose after the poor performance he's had with the Cavs this season and all the off-the-court drama he's caused in his past two seasons with the Knicks and Cavs respectively.
  • Emmanuel Mudiay headlines 3-team trade involving Nuggets, Knicks, Mavs, per report

    Emmanuel Mudiay headlines 3-team trade involving Nuggets, Knicks, Mavs, per report

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    The Knicks will also send a future second-round pick to Denver as part of the deal. The Nuggets will receive Devin Harris and a future NY second-round pick, while Dallas will acquire Doug McDermott and Denver's second rounder. He missed a few games with the "Did Not Play - Coach's Decision" designation. NY now has a talented young point guard under team control for the immediate future.
  • North Korea has military parade on eve of Olympics in South

    North Korea has military parade on eve of Olympics in South

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    Kim Jong Un , dressed in a long black winter coat, was shown walking on a red carpet with his wife at the beginning of the event, which North Korea's state-run television broadcast hours after it was over. This November 29, 2017, file image provided by the North Korean government on November 30, 2017, shows firing of what the North Korean government calls the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, at an undisclosed location in North Korea .
  • San Francisco 49ers Make Jimmy Garoppolo Highest-Paid Player In NFL History

    San Francisco 49ers Make Jimmy Garoppolo Highest-Paid Player In NFL History

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    The per-year average of $27.5 million is the richest in National Football League history. With such a talented quarterback to build around and plenty of salary cap space, San Francisco general manager John Lynch moved quickly to tie up Garoppolo and ended up offering the IL native a record-breaking $137.5m over five years.
  • Mom walks out after son makes college decision

    Mom walks out after son makes college decision

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    At the same time, an orange Tennessee hat, a red Crimson Tide hat and a blue Gators hat lay on the table in front of high school football standout Jacob Copeland . Copeland's response was, " I'm not sure". The reception on Facebook wasn't as kind, as thousands berated Copeland's mother for walking out in such a pivotal moment of her son's life.
  • More Cavs trades: Wade, Crowder, Rose and Shumpert gone, reports say

    More Cavs trades: Wade, Crowder, Rose and Shumpert gone, reports say

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    Dwyane Wade will return to the Miami Heat . Wade spent his first 13 seasons with the Heat after being the fifth overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, and recently said that his goal was still to retire as a member of the team. Wade - who signed a one-year contract worth $2.3 million with the Cavaliers in September, is enduring the worst statistical season of his career. He's getting traded back "home" to Miami , where he played for most of his career.
  • Speaker Shares His Lived Black History in Opening Ceremony

    Speaker Shares His Lived Black History in Opening Ceremony

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    Dr. Tammy Kernodle , professor of musicology at Miami University, is set to perform at 7 p.m. Thursday in Baylor's Bennet Auditorium, where she will kick off Black History Month by covering such artists as Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin, Mavis Staples and Roberta Flack.
  • Virat Kohli achieved yet another feat in the third ODI against Proteas

    Virat Kohli achieved yet another feat in the third ODI against Proteas

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    No one in their right mind would call Kohli a flat track bully, but has he ever scored any runs in the tribal areas of one of the most volatile regions in the world?" he exclaimed. "Hopefully, India will come to play in Pakistan", he added. Pakistan were crushed by 203 runs by India to get knocked out of the competition. Indian team has been performing exceedingly well in the One-Day International series against the Proteas winning three one-sided affairs from the six to be played.
  • Winter Olympics: Pyeongchang Games opens with curling

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    Olympic gold medalists Vonn, Mikaela Shiffrin and Ted Ligety, and two-time medalist Andrew Weibrecht will lead a strong Alpine ski team aiming to dominate the Pyeongchang Olympics. Yuna Kim , the now-retired 2010 figure skating champion, is expected to be the final torch bearer. Another honorary ambassador, South Korean K-pop star Taeyang, is a member of Big Bang, South Korea's biggest boy band.
  • Scrambled in translation? Norway Olympics team orders 15000 eggs by mistake

    Scrambled in translation? Norway Olympics team orders 15000 eggs by mistake

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    What the chefs got was 15,000 eggs. The chefs have since been allowed to return their excess produce, with Aftenposten attributing the original mistake to a mix up with Google's translation tool. A dozen eggs at a time is about right for a family. Unfortunately, a completely bonkers shipment came in: 15,000 eggs. And Chef Ståle Johansen still promises all kinds of egg-based treats for his athletes, including, as he told Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten , "sugar bread made for medal ...
  • Remsen's Erin Hamlin selected to carry American flag during Olympic opening ceremonies

    Remsen's Erin Hamlin selected to carry American flag during Olympic opening ceremonies

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    Instead, she surprised many - including herself - by winning a bronze medal, becoming the first American luger to ever reach the Olympic podium. @ TeamUSA dishonorably tossed a coin to decide its 2018 flag bearer. The Olympic Committee made the announcement Wednesday evening. And it seems to be part of a larger rift among the eight USA winter sports federations, who couldn't decide amongst themselves who should lead the team.
  • Consensus Estimates and Trading Data for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)

    Consensus Estimates and Trading Data for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)

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    At a certain point in the past four quarters, the shares traded as low as $156.49 but made a 44.3% recovery since then. NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) has risen 77.85% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock of Benefitfocus, Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by Oppenheimer. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy" on Friday, November 3.
  • Man Utd announce second-quarter loss as wages rise

    Man Utd announce second-quarter loss as wages rise

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    Revenue increased 3.8 per cent to 163.9 million pounds in the period -- the second quarter of its 2017/2018 financial year. Manchester United , whose leading players include Paul Pogba and David de Gea, are now second in the 20-club English Premier League .
  • Decision on Russian athletes still awaits

    Decision on Russian athletes still awaits

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    Among the 32 appealing their Olympic bans are multiple Olympic champion speed skater Viktor Ahn and biathlon gold medallist Anton Shipulin. Olympics chief Thomas Bach defended his handling of the Russian doping scandal on Wednesday as legal bids by 47 Russians to join the Pyeongchang Winter Games looked set to go down to the wire.
  • Wenger Reveals What He Expects From Aubameyang & Mkhitaryan Against Spurs

    Wenger Reveals What He Expects From Aubameyang & Mkhitaryan Against Spurs

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    He has no doubt that Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will repeat the excellent performance they showed against Everton. 'They know what is important and they know that the most important is to focus on the performance. 'You have to be emotionally charged but you also have to be calm and focused, make good decisions and not let the emotions take over'. Arsene Wenger has played down Henrikh Mkhitaryan's special gesture in Arsenal training after the midfielder stayed behind to ...
  • Lakers turning down 2nd-round picks for Julius Randle

    Lakers turning down 2nd-round picks for Julius Randle

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    The Isaiah Thomas experiment is over in Cleveland. The Cleveland Cavaliers traded former Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas to the Los Angeles Lakers for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance, according to multiple reports . Coming into the 2017-18 National Basketball Association regular season, the Los Angeles Lakers were lining up their roster and salary cap space to make a run at a number of big free agents in the summer of 2018.
  • Detroit Pistons acquire Jameer Nelson for Willie Reed

    Detroit Pistons acquire Jameer Nelson for Willie Reed

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    Detroit and Chicago will also swap second-round picks in 2022, Charania adds . Nelson was just acquired by the Bulls this past week in a trade that sent their star forward Nikola Mirotic to the Pelicans. He was acquired by the Pistons on January 30 in the trade involving Blake Griffin and the Los Angeles Clippers . He was recently handed a six-game suspension for a "domestic violence incident" which occurred when he was with the Heat in August.
  • 6N: Wales unchanged for England at Twickenham

    6N: Wales unchanged for England at Twickenham

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    When you're on the back foot, when you're playing with a lot of tempo, it's hard to defend against. Scotland couldn't cope with the expectation and now he's got to cope with the expectation of playing well. "Although it's not at the forefront of England's minds, there's an opportunity this year to create history", added Robinson. Former England scrum half and World Cup victor Matt Dawson says when he was playing there always felt like an extra edge to a Wales game week.
  • National Football League finalizes draft order, Seahawks at No. 18

    National Football League finalizes draft order, Seahawks at No. 18

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    As we look towards April, there are plenty of others teams who need to fill the void at quarterback. Chubb still feels like the most logical pick for the Colts at No. Rosen and the Giants are a natural fit, and the former Bruins quarterback definitely wants to fall here. With New York City media. After grabbing its franchise quarterback, Cleveland solidifies its backfield of the future with Barkley, the best running back prospect since Adrian Peterson.
  • Fragile peace on the Korean peninsula - can it last?

    Fragile peace on the Korean peninsula - can it last?

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    Until the low-key parade in the capital, Pyongyang, the only marching North Koreans to be seen were a female band, resplendent in red and gold , welcoming athletes to the Olympic village in neighbouring South Korea . But South Korea's Ministry of Unification indicated it would work with the North Koreans to get around travel restrictions and other red tape. But the Olympics has triggered a rapprochement on the peninsula.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers still in the mix for DeAndre Jordan and George Hill

    Cleveland Cavaliers still in the mix for DeAndre Jordan and George Hill

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    Since Jan. 15, Cleveland has allowed at least 100 points in all but one of their 11 games. That decision has compressed the timeline for franchises to evaluate their rosters and figure out exactly how they are going to move forward. Los Angeles and Cleveland just need to find a pathway to a deal. No one swindles The Logo, not even The King on his finale season in Cleveland. The Spurs are interested in Avery Bradley , reports Marc Stein.
  • Conor McGregor marks his UFC anniversary

    Conor McGregor marks his UFC anniversary

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    Up and until now, Mayweather hasn't really had to deal with any risk inside the ring, because as his record tells us, he's coming out victorious every single time, 50 times to be exact. If Floyd Mayweather faces Conor McGregor in a rematch, it will happen in the UFC Octagon. White said: " My soundings are that there are a lot of talks going on in the background, there are a lot of talks around people with Mayweather ".
  • Mike Pence seeks to reassure allies on NKorean nuclear menace

    Mike Pence seeks to reassure allies on NKorean nuclear menace

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    Vice President Mike Pence has not ruled out the possibility of meeting with North Korean officials at the upcoming Olympics in South Korea . North Korea has shown increasing interest in cryptocurrency over the past year, likely as a result of a number of factors including the sudden rise of value of numerous cryptocurrencies as well as new economic sanctions that have made it hard for the isolated nation to generate revenue.
  • Olympic spirit dying, athletes looking to IOC: Uhlaender

    Olympic spirit dying, athletes looking to IOC: Uhlaender

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    Two groups of Russian athletes seeking late entry for the Pyeongchang Olympics had their appeals adjourned Wednesday, leaving decisions on their participation to the eve of the opening ceremony at the earliest. The legal firm noted that the sanctioning nature of the IOC's criteria for invitations to the Olympic Games, as well as the abuse of the organisation's monopoly position also served as the basis for the Russian athletes' suit.
  • English players are masters of diving, says Wenger

    English players are masters of diving, says Wenger

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    Wenger's charges are preparing for the north London derby against Spurs on Saturday, and was asked to comment on Pochettino's reaction. "It used to be the foreigners but I must say the English players have learnt very quickly and are maybe the masters now".