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They're even crowned king or queen of the prom. She says over 220 volunteers worked the event on Friday. As part of Night to Shine, each VIP received either a crown or a tiara as befitting prom royalty. "They do not judge you", Austin said. "So we're hoping every year it gets bigger and bigger in the Quad Cities". "To see them light up like they do, it's a blessing", Cox said.
  • Kings purchase defenseman Dion Phaneuf in commerce with Senators

    Kings purchase defenseman Dion Phaneuf in commerce with Senators

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    The Ottawa Senators traded Phaneuf and Nate Thompson to the Los Angeles Kings for Marian Gaborik and Nick Shore . But the franchise will save about $5.5 million in this deal - and likely more, since Gaborik is unlikely to remain a Senator for the term of his contract.
  • Teenage snowboarder avoids 'big injury' in heavy halfpipe crash

    Teenage snowboarder avoids 'big injury' in heavy halfpipe crash

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    The crash comes amid a wave of criticism from athletes who have hit out at the unsafe and windy conditions they have being forced to compete in in at the winter games in South Korea. Rukajarvi added that she believed the event should have been moved: "It wasn't [the right decision]". Totsuka was the youngest competitor in the finals of the men's halfpipe in Pyeongchang , South Korea.
  • Internet explodes after Shaun White drags American flag on ground

    Internet explodes after Shaun White drags American flag on ground

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    After the first run, White led all scores. She won four years ago in Sochi. However, some social media users were unhappy with the sight of White dragging the American flag along the floor after his triumph. In the last round, with the last run of the final, White managed to pull out a near-perfect run to steal gold. His watching family were "beside themselves", he said.
  • US Olympic Men's Hockey: Dates, times and Upstate New York athletes

    US Olympic Men's Hockey: Dates, times and Upstate New York athletes

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    Since 2013 he has been playing mostly in Russia's KHL with CSKA Moscow. The teams squared off in a fight during a October 12, 2013, game in Burlington, Vt. Goals from Jan Urbas and Mursak in the third period sent the tie into overtime. With 1:37 left, Mursak scored from in front when playing six on five.
  • NCAA denies Notre Dame's appeal, wins from 2012 and 2013 still vacated

    NCAA denies Notre Dame's appeal, wins from 2012 and 2013 still vacated

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    Notre Dame won 12 games in 2012 and finished as the national runner-up, losing to Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game. In its decision, the appeals committee highlighted that "as a member of the NCAA, the university is subject to the Association's rules, including those related to academic misconduct and the ability to impose penalties for academic misconduct violations".
  • LeBron James, renewed Cavs close out the Thunder

    LeBron James, renewed Cavs close out the Thunder

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    It's one of James' many remarkable traits that a roster halfway turned over just a week ago can show up and play cohesively, moving the ball to open players and generating connected offense. The Thunder responded with an 8-0 run to get back into the game but the Cavaliers led 91-87 heading into the final quarter. Elsewhere, DeMar DeRozan poured in a team-high 27 points, while Kyle Lowry added 22 as the Toronto Raptors survived a late rally from the Miami Heat to win their sixth straight ...
  • Bichon frise named America's top dog

    Bichon frise named America's top dog

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    Flynn edged out runner-up Ty the giant schnauzer , victor of the working category, who is America's top-ranked show dog. Flynn's registered name is apparently "Belle Creek's All I Care About Is Love". Even before competition in the sporting, working and terrier groups at Madison Square Garden Tuesday night, the fluffy white dog from Denver, Colorado, victor of the non-sporting group, had already emerged as a frontrunner for the 142nd rendition of Westminster, the Super Bowl of the dog ...
  • Hat-trick hero Ronaldo gifts Real Madrid shirt to UFC star Nurmagomedov

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    This was a footballer that could fit Madrid's glamorous brand for years to come. Carvajal hoped the Brazilian global would have an off day when both clubs meet at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. They could - and should - have won by more, with Ronaldo and Karim Benzema , who was booed by the home fans after missing a last-minute sitter, also hitting the woodwork.
  • Michigan State Interim President Engler Calls Scathing ESPN Report 'Sensationalized'

    Michigan State Interim President Engler Calls Scathing ESPN Report 'Sensationalized'

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    The steering committee released a statement before interim president John Engler was appointed, threatening a vote of no confidence if he was approved. Izzo said again on Tuesday that he plans to address the report in the future, but offered no timeline on when that might happen. Izzo, who has declined to comment about the report, was asked after Tuesday night's game at Minnesota about Engler's comments but said he only saw a small portion of the letter.
  • Rohit, wristspinners fetch India first ODI series win in SA

    Rohit, wristspinners fetch India first ODI series win in SA

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    We want to win 5-1, for sure, but there might be a scenario for a few more guys to get a chance in the next match. On the other hand, skipper Kohli too wanted to bowl first and said, "We wanted to bowl first as well". India had started the over on 236 for 3, but the last eight overs brought a measly 38 runs for four wickets as Ngidi reaped the benefits of banging the ball down hard on a length, cramping batsman after batsman for room and surprising them with lift.
  • Eric Radford becomes first out athlete to win gold at Winter Olympics

    Eric Radford becomes first out athlete to win gold at Winter Olympics

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    Radford came out in the same year that he won a silver medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russian Federation. An Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation squad of Alina Zagitova, Ekaterina Bobrova, Mikhail Kolyada, Vladimir Morozov, Evgenia Medvedeva, Natalya Zabiyako, Aleksandr Enbert, Evgenia Tarasova and Dmitri Soloviev won silver at the event on Monday, while Team USA claimed the bronze medal.
  • Seizing the moment with Shaun White on NBC

    Seizing the moment with Shaun White on NBC

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    American White scored 93.25 in his first run and followed up with a 98.50 to finish ahead of Australian Scotty James and Japan's Ayumu Hirano . Japan's 19-year-old Ayumu Hirano , who won silver in Sochi as a 15-year-old, posted a second-run 95.25.
  • Lawes, Morris sweep to gold

    Lawes, Morris sweep to gold

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    That they did and Canada's streak of winning a medal at every Olympic curling competition since the sport debuted in 1998 lives on, the men and the women combining to win five gold, three silver and two bronze medals. They topped the preliminary round with a 6-1 record and beat Norway 8-4 in the semifinal to advance to the championship game. The final was at first a strategic tug-of-war between Olympic and world champions with Canada scoring two in the opening end and the Swiss ...
  • Chloe Kim Wins Gold In Olympic Snowboarding's Halfpipe

    Chloe Kim Wins Gold In Olympic Snowboarding's Halfpipe

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    The home crowd also had something to get excited about because 18-year-old Kim Min-seok took bronze. Another suggested that the outpouring of love was misguided: "Please don't say she is South Korean". Wednesday's Olympic halfpipe contest will feature all four American snowboarders and if their efforts in Tuesday's qualification contest are any indication, the showdown will feature first-ever tricks and combinations in what is destined to become a pivotal moment in halfpipe snowboarding .
  • Justin Kluivert reportedly open to Chelsea transfer

    Justin Kluivert reportedly open to Chelsea transfer

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    He was in the squad as side suffered a 2-0 defeat to United in the Europa League final last May. Kluivert, who is just 18 now, has been a very crucial player for Ajax this season as he has appeared 16 times in the Eredivisie this season, scoring six goals and four assists.
  • Why this week will tell us a lot about Tiger Woods' future

    Why this week will tell us a lot about Tiger Woods' future

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    Thomas back in the 1920s, and updated by Tom Fazio in 2008, Riviera is a well bunkered, undulating layout where creative shot-making is key to success . Nevertheless, there was an echo of the fiery competitor who once seemed certain to eclipse Jack Nicklaus's record of 18 major titles when Woods talked about contending with today's rising stars.
  • Women's Alpine slalom start time, TV schedule, and how to watch online

    Women's Alpine slalom start time, TV schedule, and how to watch online

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    As winds hurled snow and debris around on Wednesday afternoon, the sky sometimes looked as if a turbulent (and very dusty) storm cloud had descended upon the earth. "That will make six days in a row when we complete the slalom ". United States ski star Shiffrin, who became the youngest ever Olympic slalom champion at the age of 18 in Sochi, will have to wait until Wednesday's for her first bid at gold in South Korea.
  • Steve Kerr Lets Warriors Players Coach vs Suns

    Steve Kerr Lets Warriors Players Coach vs Suns

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    Kerr had Andre Iguodala organize morning shootaround, while JaVale McGee led the film sessions on his computer. "It had to do with me trying to reach my team", Kerr revealed. The past three years, the Warriors have had something to motivate them from the jump. If so, you have to find a way to reach them emotionally. One of the best ways to do that is to.
  • Sky and BT cut spending on Premier League football TV rights

    Sky and BT cut spending on Premier League football TV rights

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    Having sold rights to live coverage of 160 games per season, the Premier League said there was "interest from multiple bidders" for the remaining two live broadcast packages. BT will pay £885m to show 32 games a season, at £9.2m a game. The deal will offer Sky Sports viewers every first-pick weekend match, plus Saturday evening fixtures for the first time.
  • Horror crash during luge event shocks Winter Olympics

    Horror crash during luge event shocks Winter Olympics

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    Onlookers and fans were stunned, looking on as Sweeney took several minutes to get up. Sue Sweeney, center, the mother of Emily Sweeney of the United States, cries out as her daughter crashes on the final run during the women's luge final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
  • Champions League: Spurs fight back against Juventus, City rampant

    Champions League: Spurs fight back against Juventus, City rampant

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    Harry Kane did what Harry Kane does, then Christian Eriksen did what Christian Eriksen does. "He's an unbelievable defender", Kane continued.
"My first start for England probably the first five minutes he made a challenge and I probably had a dead leg for 10 minutes".
  • Gary Cahill 'Devastated' at Early Ryan Mason Retirement News Following Head Clash

    Gary Cahill 'Devastated' at Early Ryan Mason Retirement News Following Head Clash

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    Despite spending most of the previous year preparing for a return, Mason announced on Tuesday that he is retiring from playing after specialists deemed it unsafe for him to resume his career. Ryan has been at the training ground in recent days. "We wish him well and he's always going to be welcome here at Hull City ". And now Harry Kane has sent a heartfelt message on Twitter , saying, "So proud to have come through the system and played at the highest level with you".
  • Rajasthan announces farm loan waiver, tax relief in pre-poll budget

    Rajasthan announces farm loan waiver, tax relief in pre-poll budget

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    Opposition Congress members created a ruckus in the House after Raje's announcement. The chief minister announced one-time crop loan waiver up to Rs 50,000 for small and marginal farmers, exemption of "lagan" on land (land revenue) and constitution of Rajasthan state Farmers Debt Relief Commission for settlement of crop loans on merit basis.
  • Philadelphia Eagles' Lane Johnson would hate playing for Patriots

    Philadelphia Eagles' Lane Johnson would hate playing for Patriots

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    Johnson's full quote from Pardon My Take is below. Contrast this with Super Bowl XLIX, when the Patriots knew the Seahawks' tendencies so thoroughly that they practiced defending in a goal-line setting the pass play that Seattle used with a Lombardi Trophy on the line.
  • Philadelphia shuts down for massive Eagles Super Bowl parade

    Philadelphia shuts down for massive Eagles Super Bowl parade

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    And remember: As thrilling as it has been to be a Patriots' fan, it's still just a game and we still have to do our job . All this coupled with a Carson Wentz injury had things looking bleak for Philly. They were able to get pressure on Brady as they hit him 9 times in the game and sacked him once. He was rolling out and throwing off his back foot for a majority of the game.
  • EPL: Aguero nets four in Man City rout

    EPL: Aguero nets four in Man City rout

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    But also took a fresh dig at Neville by making a disparaging reference to his disastrous four-month spell as manager of Valencia in 2016. It's not a joke - never is it a joke. The former Manchester United and England star felt it sent out the wrong message to City's youth players about their chances of progressing to the first-team.
  • French rugby players questioned after Edinburgh sexual assault claim

    French rugby players questioned after Edinburgh sexual assault claim

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    Members of the French national rugby team were questioned by police investigating reports of a sexual assault after the match against Scotland at Murrayfield. According to the French rugby website Rugbyrama, the incident took place as a group of players were leaving Edinburgh's Tiger Lily bar. "These inquiries have established that no crime has been committed", the statement added.
  • Kane, Aguero star in crucial Premier League victories

    Kane, Aguero star in crucial Premier League victories

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    Attention turns to Europe's premier competition this week, with City travelling to face Swiss champion Basel in the last-16 - granting De Bruyne his latest chance to prove he resides among the finest players on the planet. That's all for today's media round-up, but we will be back tomorrow with more headlines from the back pages before our return to Champions League action! "Aguero's four goals trumped De Bruyne's three assists, no doubt about it, but that shouldn't take anything away ...
  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un invitations South Korean president for summit

    North Korea's Kim Jong Un invitations South Korean president for summit

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    That's what makes Saturday's meeting so rare: Not only is Kim Yo Jong in the South for the first time ever, but she's chatting with South Korea's president inside the Blue House (South Korea's White House, so to speak). Washington seems to be unhappy about the Pyongyang-Seoul engagement. "He was going to leave immediately after taking the group photo session but President Moon urged him to "see friends" so he dropped by the reception venue briefly".
  • North Korea held 'warm' but 'candid' talks with South Korea

    North Korea held 'warm' but 'candid' talks with South Korea

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    Chang Je-won, a spokesman for Liberty Korea Party, said: We should firmly keep in mind any talks, where denuclearisation is not a precondition, only buy North Korea more time to complete its nuclear capabilities while they fool us with their peace offensive facade.
  • As Winter Olympics shift to sports, what on Earth just happened?

    As Winter Olympics shift to sports, what on Earth just happened?

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    Wearing a black coat and with her hair pulled back, she presents a marked contrast to the ceremonial head of North Korea's government - the often expressionless Kim Yong Nam, 90. He said the United States would take whatever "action is necessary to defend our homeland" against the North Korean nuclear threat, according to an interview with NBC.
  • 'Frank, candid' talks held with Moon, says Pyongyang

    'Frank, candid' talks held with Moon, says Pyongyang

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    During the weekend, my tour guide Cindy told me she was upset with South Korean President Moon Jae-in for welcoming such a large contingent from the North, including Kim's sister. "We surely have to win competitions but I mean attending the Olympics has a significant meaning", the North's Alpine coach, Pyon Yong Do, said after a meeting of coaches on Sunday.
  • Bickering Cavs blown apart in National Basketball Association

    Bickering Cavs blown apart in National Basketball Association

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    The Boston Celtics (40-17) have lost two of their last three games including a 97-91 defeat to the Pacers in which Kyrie Irving scored 21 points in 8 of 18 shooting from the field and 3 of 3 from the free throw line. So we got some hungry guys. So, we've got some catching up to do. He made the Eastern Conference All-Star team during the 2014-15 season, one of four starters to do so on the 60-win team.
  • EPL: Arsenal, Tottenham Up For North London Derby

    EPL: Arsenal, Tottenham Up For North London Derby

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    Kane headed home the victor early in the second half at Wembley , and leads the Premier League scoring charts with 23 goals to his name already, or 32 from 33 appearances in all competitions. "It is awesome all that he is achieving, (I'm) so proud and happy he is in our side". "For many years the one thing Arsenal fans could comfort themselves with when they were not winning trophies was the fact they are top dogs in north London , but that is no longer the case now".
  • Penn State pulls away in second half to top IL

    Penn State pulls away in second half to top IL

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    A 3-pointer from Page, followed by four-straight points from Carter pulled Penn State back within five points, 14-9, with 4:26 to play. Sophomore guard Gadiva Hubbard led the way with 25 points. She scored a game-high 25 points in total. The spread-the-wealth scoring is part of the momentum for the homestand, according to Pitts. "We just got to get more ball movement", junior forward Leron Black said.
  • From Spain: Raül Sanllehí advantage can help Arsenal beat Chelsea to deal

    From Spain: Raül Sanllehí advantage can help Arsenal beat Chelsea to deal

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    Asked if he thought another coach could do a better job than him at Chelsea , Conte replied: 'I don't know. While Arsenal are in the Carabao Cup final, and have been strong in the Europa League - possibly their best route back into the Champions League - it is the results in the Premier League , like in Chelsea's case, that have left a lot to be desired.
  • Look Cavs Blow Out Celtics in Boston

    Look Cavs Blow Out Celtics in Boston

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    He was apparently so bad for the Cavaliers that he had to go. "Attention to detail was at an all-time high this season", LeBron told ABC afterwards. Jordan Clarkson and Rodney Hood combined for 32 points on 13-of-22 shooting. Lillard had eight three-pointers and made all 10 of his free-throw attempts.