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The incident led to Smith-Pelly ending up in the penalty box. All we can do is educate, condemn racism and hope things like tolerance and acceptance aren't just utopian concepts. "Athletes in our country don't deserve that". He has seven goals and 16 points in 54 games this season. The Chicago Blackhawks also released a statement following the incident.
  • Watch Shaun White, Eric Frenzel And Other Winners Compete at PyeongChang

    Watch Shaun White, Eric Frenzel And Other Winners Compete at PyeongChang

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    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was also closely following developments but said he and South Korea President Mioon agreed that maximum pressure must be maintained on North Korea. These sports are quite risky too , which adds some thrill to the whole event. Although she's recovering from a knee injury, she's still on the schedule to compete this Olympics, alongside another medal victor, Kelsey Serwa.
  • Elise Christie taken to hospital after Winter Olympics crash

    Elise Christie taken to hospital after Winter Olympics crash

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    Dr Richard Hampton, the psychologist assigned to her since her first wipe-out over 500m, will surely be earning his keep. Christie had earlier negotiated her heat comfortably. "I'm just hoping it's an impact thing that's shocked her but she doesn't stay down for nothing". "It's so hard to watch". But she finished second in her semi-final and that meant a wide draw for the final, putting further pressure on her start - which she admits is her weakest attribute.
  • Irked with Budget, Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu demands justice from PM Modi

    Irked with Budget, Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu demands justice from PM Modi

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    So people gave their verdict (in the 2014 elections) very strongly and made the party bite the dust. "Officials are discussing about the funds to be provided". This is the first time that the chief minister has made such a demand in public since forging a pre poll alliance with the BJP in 2014. The states, too, have sovereignty.
  • Ilkay Gundogan: 'Manchester City have plenty of things to improve'

    Ilkay Gundogan: 'Manchester City have plenty of things to improve'

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    City are still in the hunt for an unprecedented quadruple with a 16-point lead at the top of the Premier League and a place in the Carabao Cup final already secured. For the Spurs, the game started horrendously being in a 2-0 hole after less than 10 minutes. Not only does he get lots of goals against the lesser teams but he also scores in the big games now.
  • Relentless Kohli targets T20 victory over South Africa after ODI annihilation

    Relentless Kohli targets T20 victory over South Africa after ODI annihilation

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    It was also the last One Day International match between them in the tour. India have fond memories of playing T20 cricket on South African soil as they won their first ever match in the shortest format in the Rainbow Nation back in 2006 followed by the historic World T20 triumph under Mahendra Singh Dhoni a year later.Since the 2017 Champions Trophy, India have played 10 T20Is, winning seven of those matches.
  • Carvalhal settles for FA Cup replay on Hillsborough return

    Carvalhal settles for FA Cup replay on Hillsborough return

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    But neither side could find a goal in this televised tie, meaning both clubs went into Saturday night's quarter-final draw. The former Owls boss was popular with the fans during most of his stay in South Yorkshire and Carvalhal is likely to be welcomed back to Hillsborough by many this afternoon.
  • Lindsey Vonn responds to Twitter trolls after failing to medal at Olympics

    Lindsey Vonn responds to Twitter trolls after failing to medal at Olympics

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    She put her head in her hands, held out her ski poles to her sides, smiled, shrugged and said, "I tried". She was already being acclaimed the victor by rival racers when an unheralded No. Vonn will have another shot to medal in the downhill. They cited karma; hoped she suffered an injury; wished she would lose again; used the #MAGA hashtag, short for Trump's pledge to "Make America Great Again".
  • Zidane: Managing Real Madrid is extremely tiring

    Zidane: Managing Real Madrid is extremely tiring

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    Shaka Hislop wasn't in the studio to defend himself and his choices for his latest power rankings. He now has a €1 billion release clause, though Ronaldo is believed to have persuaded Real president Florentino Perez to permit him to leave for closer to £80m.
  • Patrick Cantlay plays a spectacular chip at the Genesis Open

    Patrick Cantlay plays a spectacular chip at the Genesis Open

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    It was never hard to figure out where Woods was on the golf course , and that was particularly true for Saunders. "I swear, playing in front of all that, he gives up half a shot a day on the field", McIlroy told Golf Channel . Despite his problems, the former world number one committed to play in next week's Honda Classic in Florida, marking the first time in three years he has entered tournaments on back-to-back weeks.
  • Barcelona Ease Past 10-Man Eibar, Set Club Record

    Barcelona Ease Past 10-Man Eibar, Set Club Record

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    They have scored at least twice in three of their last five matches. They played with high intensity right from the first whistle and were on top for the first 15 minutes of the game. He must, however, settle quickly into the setup at Camp Nou, as Barcelona are slipping back into a title race. This will be the 100th game for Jose Luis Mendilibar with the Eibar in La Liga.
  • Chris Bosh is making himself available for a comeback

    Chris Bosh is making himself available for a comeback

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    The NBA deemed his health issues to be career-ending last June, and the Heat subsequently waived him. "I'm not going to be in a position where I'm risking my life", Bosh said on First Take . "A winning situation. Top three". "Yeah, I'm trying to come-man, I see all these guys shooting threes and not playing defense". And of course, we can't leave the Toronto Raptors out of the picture, as they're finally playing at a top-tier level and have climbed all the way to the top of the ...
  • Bjoergen matches all-time medal record with relay gold for Norway

    Bjoergen matches all-time medal record with relay gold for Norway

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    Bjørgen, 37, sealed her 13th Winter Olympics medal as Norway timed 51min 24.3sec to grab gold, 2.0secs ahead of Sweden with Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation finishing third. It has won at least 10 medals in this sport for the third time, following 11 in 2002 and 2014. Sweden took silver, two seconds behind Norway, after powerful performances by Charlotte Kalla, Ebba Andersson and Stina Nilsson, while the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation came third to take the bronze, 43.3 ...
  • There have already been 18 school shootings in the US this year

    There have already been 18 school shootings in the US this year

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    Kurth said: "Please stop making it a mental illness issue and acknowledge the fact that it is both a gun and mental illness issue". "As a parent, it scares me to death that this body doesn't take seriously the safety of my children, and it seems like a lot of parents in South Florida are going to be asking that same question later today", he said.
  • Winter Olympics 2018: Slovenia claim first ice hockey win over USA

    Winter Olympics 2018: Slovenia claim first ice hockey win over USA

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    The Americans didn't expect to be surprised by much but go back to the drawing board to prepare to face Slovakia on Friday. O'Neill said special teams are really important, but especially in this tournament, and goalie Ryan Zapolski said he has been impressed with what he has seen out of it so far.
  • Kiwi students takes stunning catch, pockets $50000 cash prize

    Kiwi students takes stunning catch, pockets $50000 cash prize

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    Martin Guptill , who surprisingly went unsold at the IPL auctions a few weeks ago, gave glimpses of what was in store as he began the New Zealand innings with a boundary off the bowling of Kane Richardson . Munro went on to hit three successive sixes off Tye before being caught at long-on seeking a fourth. Here, Sportstar lists the T20 records broken and equalled by the Trans-Tasman rivals on an enthralling night.
  • NCAA Basketball Villanova at Xavier: Preview and Prediction

    NCAA Basketball Villanova at Xavier: Preview and Prediction

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    Xavier been unbeatable in close games? CINCINNATI (AP) - With the Big East's bragging rights at stake, Villanova showed it's not ready to relinquish its reign. Xavier hadn't lost since an 89-65 defeat at Villanova on January 10. The No. 3 Villanova Wildcats (23-3) have lost two of their last three games including a 76-71 defeat to Providence in which Mikal Bridges scored 19 points in 6 of 10 shooting from the field and 5 of 5 from the free throw line.
  • Cashner, Orioles agree to $16M, 2-year contract

    Cashner, Orioles agree to $16M, 2-year contract

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    Still, given the state of the Orioles' rotation, Cashner likely represents an upgrade. If he reaches 360 innings, it would become a player option. The 31-year-old Cashner, who is 42-64 with a 3.80 ERA in eight major league seasons, has pitched for the Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres , Miami Marlins and Texas Rangers .
  • Accused Kentucky school shooter to be arraigned

    Accused Kentucky school shooter to be arraigned

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    The name of Gabriel R. Parker , 15, was released Friday. Media were barred from Friday's hearing. Police say a Marshall County grand jury returned an indictment charging Parker with two counts of murder and 14 counts of first-degree assault.
  • Chris Hughton Admits He Would 'Never Say Never' To Ireland Job

    Chris Hughton Admits He Would 'Never Say Never' To Ireland Job

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    Brighton and Hove Albion made Jurgen Locadia their record signing last month because their reasonably solid performances since winning promotion from the Championship have lacked goals. "We are all excited", added Robins, who will also be missing ineligible Brighton loanee Jordan Maguire-Drew and the cup-tied Kyel Reid. Jonson Clarke-Harris snatched a late consolation for the League Two side but they never truly threatened to deny Chris Hughton's men a fourth match unbeaten in all ...
  • Czech snowboarder wins shock super-G gold

    Czech snowboarder wins shock super-G gold

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    The 22-year-old from the Czech Republic slowly looked around, seemingly in shock. "Our serviceman waxed them a lot of times". Soon thereafter, she shielded them once more, and when a press officer asked her to remove them in front of an worldwide media corps that was eager to brand her a "sensation", Ledecka demurred.
  • Liverpool keen on signing Tottenham star Victor Wanyama

    Liverpool keen on signing Tottenham star Victor Wanyama

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    The same story says that Liverpool FC are keeping tabs on the 26-year-old's situation at Spurs , with Emre Can's future at Anfield remaining unclear. Wanyama is an experienced Premier League midfielder and is one of the important players for Mauricio Pochettino's side. Speaking on BT Sport , Gerrard said, "A Wanyama-type player who does sit in and is disciplined, and he would give more protection to the back four".
  • Baker Mayfield Would Love To Learn From Tom Brady

    Baker Mayfield Would Love To Learn From Tom Brady

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    The player: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady . Not to say that Mayfield will ever be as good as them, but it's a division that plays some of the toughest most rugged football in the entire NFL in the harshest and most brutal conditions imaginable.
  • Ray Allen, Jason Kidd, Steve Nash headline 2018 Hall of Fame finalists

    Ray Allen, Jason Kidd, Steve Nash headline 2018 Hall of Fame finalists

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    He made the All-NBA first team three times during his 18-year career with the Suns, Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Lakers and helped kickstart the development of the sport in Canada with his freewheeling style. The list of of those who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame will be revealed during the Final Four in April. He remains the National Basketball Association career leader in three-point field goals made (2,973) and is ranked sixth on the all-time free throw percentage list ...
  • Eric Hosmer to sign with Padres, according to reports

    Eric Hosmer to sign with Padres, according to reports

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    Financial terms of the contract aren't readily available but there is no doubt the Padres had to shell out a pretty hefty deal to land one of the biggest bats still out there. The Padres will look to Hosmer to be a cornerstone for the team over the next several years. The 28-year-old lefty won both a Gold Glove and a Silver Slugger last season while playing in all 162 games.
  • Khabib Nurmagomedov Says Conor McGregor's UFC Career Is Over

    Khabib Nurmagomedov Says Conor McGregor's UFC Career Is Over

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    Nurmagomedov fight in Russian Federation, a bout that could realistically be the biggest fight in UFC history. "... I don't think he gonna come back ". It was Mayweather's first ring appearance in two years. But most experts, including Khan, find that possibility highly unlikely - especially when considering Mayweather's advanced age, his lack of MMA experience, and placing his aura of invincibility at risk.
  • Samuel Girard Wins 2018 Olympic Short-Track Speedskating 1000m Gold Medal

    Samuel Girard Wins 2018 Olympic Short-Track Speedskating 1000m Gold Medal

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    Knegt was penalised in his quarter-final for interference, while Hamelin was hit with a penalty in his semi-final. Veteran Canadian short-track speedskater Charles Hamelin's pain was his teammate's gain on Saturday at the Winter Games. That's what the referees saw on the replay. Four years ago, Krueger was forced to withdraw from the U.S. Olympic trials when he came down with swine flu.
  • Embedding tweets can be copyright infringement rules NY judge

    Embedding tweets can be copyright infringement rules NY judge

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    A NY federal judge found Thursday that a slew of news organizations, including Yahoo , Time , The Boston Globe and Gannett, infringed a photographer's copyrighted picture of National Football League quarterback Tom Brady when they embedded tweets containing the image within articles on their websites.
  • Rays trade P Jake Odorizzi to Twins

    Rays trade P Jake Odorizzi to Twins

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    The Twins badly needed to bolster their rotation before Ervin Santana got hurt, but now knowing he'll miss a big chunk of the season, they had a pretty brutal rotation before this trade. Last season the Rays finished just under.500, with an 80-82 record but their starters still managed to allow the fifth least hits among all teams .
  • Mujeeb Zadran becomes youngest bowler to pick ODI five

    Mujeeb Zadran becomes youngest bowler to pick ODI five

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    After electing to bat first, Zimbabwe could manage 134 in 38 overs . Sharafuddin Ashraf took a solitary wicket, of Brendon Taylor for 30. However, this was to be one of Zimbabwe's worst batting displays, except for Craig Ervine, who shone out among the poor efforts of his team-mates, who produced one soft dismissal after another.
  • Kentucky basketball: Devin Booker wins NBA 3-point contest

    Kentucky basketball: Devin Booker wins NBA 3-point contest

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    Four racks contain four orange balls (each worth one point) and one multicolored "money" ball (worth two points). The highest point total for the 3-point competition was 30 until 2014, when a rack consisting of nothing but money balls increased the flawless score to 34.
  • Eight Capital Raises Gran Tierra Energy (GTE) Price Target to C$6.25

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    The stock decreased 2.09% or $0.055 during the last trading session, reaching $2.575. (NYSE: GTE ) Wednesday, soon after a drastic change of 4.37% in the share price was observed and the stock become able to close its trade at $2.63. Analysts await Gran Tierra Energy Inc . Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of GTE in report on Friday, September 11 to "Neutral" rating. On Thursday, January 26 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform".
  • Chelsea's Willian told Hull's David Meyler he wouldn't score penalty

    Chelsea's Willian told Hull's David Meyler he wouldn't score penalty

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    And the defenders, they are experienced at playing against world-class players so it is much more hard to get past them, but that is better for me because it develops me and makes me feel I need another way to get through the defence . "We have to try to move the game in the right direction". "It won't be easy, for sure, but we must have the right confidence and then we'll see what happens".
  • The Boys Enjoyed It - Jurgen Klopp Salutes Liverpool's Thrashing of FC Porto

    The Boys Enjoyed It - Jurgen Klopp Salutes Liverpool's Thrashing of FC Porto

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    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has praised Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah for their displays following his side's 5-0 demolition of Porto . Burnley , seventh in the Premier League , are just one off the bottom when it comes to their top three scorers, with Chris Wood, Ashley Barnes and Sam Vokes only netting 12 goals between them.
  • Young drivers on rise in Daytona 500

    Young drivers on rise in Daytona 500

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    This new [rules] package is a little different and the way these cars draft is a little unusual compared to what we've seen in the past. Once a journeyman driver , Truex enters the 2018 NASCAR season as the class - and envy - of the field.
  • WWE Wants to Sign Rob Gronkowski

    WWE Wants to Sign Rob Gronkowski

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    Expected to make $10 million with the Patriots next year, Gronkowski himself claimed in 2015 that he didn't have to spend any of his salary that year, living just off of endorsement money. Now, according to wrestling insider Dave Meltzer's Wrestling Observer newsletter ( transcribed here on Reddit ), WWE is targeting Gronk, thinking they can convince him to give up football (and all the attendant long-term health risks) for a career in professional wrestling.
  • Barcelona win 2-0; extend La Liga unbeaten run to 31-games

    Barcelona win 2-0; extend La Liga unbeaten run to 31-games

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    FC Barcelona will face a major test in matchday 24 of the Spanish La Liga Santander as they prepare for their return to European football next week. Manager Ernesto Valverde was happy with his side's performance and hailed them for keeping their focus intact on the game at hand rather than drifting their minds towards the big Champions League battle.
  • Stokes won't be considered for T20I

    Stokes won't be considered for T20I

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    England , conscious of the risk of injury so soon after a 24 hour flight from London , wanted to ease Stokes back and insisted he referee their pre-training game of football rather than rush into anything too strenuous. A lot of us have seen him in the interim while he's been away but some of the guys hadn't'. They kept half an eye on coverage of Australia's high-scoring win over New Zealand at Eden Park which kept winless England's tournament hopes alive.
  • Snowboarder Ledecka wins surprise Olympic Alpine ski title

    Snowboarder Ledecka wins surprise Olympic Alpine ski title

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    Asked if the first start position contributed to her mistake in super-G, with no training runs and no one to watch ahead of her on the course, Vonn said it was problematic. She'd only started skiing World Cups in February 2016, in fact. U.S. gymnast Simone Biles may only be 20 years old, but has 3.4m Instagram followers and recently partnered with Olympics sponsor Coca-Cola.
  • Manchester United will sign a midfielder, reveals Mourinho

    Manchester United will sign a midfielder, reveals Mourinho

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    A lacklustre Pogba was substituted in the second half, with various media reports claiming after the match that Mourinho's relationship with the midfielder had broken down. But it was the first time I met Mr VAR. Nevertheless, Jose Mourinho's charges went into the break with a one-goal advantage. "I will think about Paul after the match".