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FTs matches fewest ever by a West Virginia team

FTs matches fewest ever by a West Virginia team The #20 West Virginia Mountaineers (19-7 8-5) head to Lawrence in a huge Big XII matchup against the #13 Kansas Jayhawks (20-6 9-4). Blocked Shots: 4 (Azubuike 3, Newman). As of early Saturday afternoon, 59% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Jayhawks to cover the spread but 56% of the money is on the Mountaineers . [Full Article...]

Twins Trade for Right-Handed Starter Jake Odorizzi

Twins Trade for Right-Handed Starter Jake Odorizzi The 27-year-old hasn't pitched in a professional game since 2016, being placed on the 60-day disabled list as of March 2017 after having Tommy John Surgery to fix the UCL and flexor tendon in his pitching arm. He also headed to the Kansas City Royals as part of the package for Zack Greinke in 2010 and was dealt to the Rays in 2012 as part of the haul for Wade Davis and James Shields. [Full Article...]

Samuel Girard wins gold in short-track speedskating

Samuel Girard wins gold in short-track speedskating John-Henry Krueger celebrates after winning his semifinal heat of the men's 1000-meter race at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on February 17, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. "It was pretty tough". The 33-year-old was thinking the same thing, and thought both he and Girard would be in position to advance until some contact with Seo left the Canadians staring up at the board, waiting ... [Full Article...]

CORRECTED: Embedding Tweets Can Be Infringement, Judge Says

CORRECTED: Embedding Tweets Can Be Infringement, Judge Says The publishers had asked for a summary judgment in this case, based on what's known as the "server test" - where the liability for copyright infringement is determined by whether an image is hosted on the publisher's server, or if the publisher just embedded or linked to an image that's hosted elsewhere. [Full Article...]

India, Kohli on rampage again

India, Kohli on rampage again Kohli said India had pledged not to take "a backward step" after losing the first two Tests in South Africa . " Wickets will reduce the runs on board and with that mindset have good plans in place and hopefully it works out for us". Sehwag said though Kohli's leadership record suggests he is among the best captains the game as seen, comparisons with previous skippers were unfair. [Full Article...]

Worldwide hockey federation confirms Pakistan's participation in 2018 World Cup in India

Worldwide hockey federation confirms Pakistan's participation in 2018 World Cup in India This is for the first time a state is sponsoring a national Hockey team. Last year, the Sahara Group renewed its association with Hockey India (HI) by signing a sponsorship deal extending till 2021. The Odisha government has extended its support to the sport through state-funded sports hostels and nurturing athletes that are an integral part of the men's and women's national team. [Full Article...]

Donovan Mitchell Won The Slam Dunk Contest With A Vince Carter Tribute

Donovan Mitchell Won The Slam Dunk Contest With A Vince Carter Tribute Lots of individual efforts on offense, little to no defense and plenty of threes and dunks which resulted in a lopsided 155-124 win for the World Team. He was snubbed despite earning the third most fan votes among Eastern Conference guards, but he understands rookies, including James, were also snubbed during their first year in the National Basketball Association. [Full Article...]

Klopp: Firmino getting more credit after Coutinho exit

Klopp: Firmino getting more credit after Coutinho exit Including City, there might not be a side with a more risky attacking duo than Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino . However, if he scores a brace tonight against Porto , not only will he join the elite group of Merseyside marksmen, he will jump to the top of the list as far as goals per game is concerned. [Full Article...]

Barca Face Dilemma in Eibar Visit

Barca Face Dilemma in Eibar Visit Jordi Alba scored late to seal a 2-0 victory for Barcelona over Eibar on Saturday evening. Barca face in-form Eibar at Ipurua on Saturday looking to continue their unbeaten record in La Liga this season and consolidate their lead at the top of the table, which is now seven points over Atletico Madrid . [Full Article...]

Batshuayi takes swipe at Conte following Dortmund form

Batshuayi takes swipe at Conte following Dortmund form Ozil was making his first appearance in the Europa League this season as Wenger opted for a stronger line-up than in the group stages. Batshuayi equalised in the 65th before grabbing the late victor. "Dortmund are technically strong, but we had our chances. The entire staff and the team made it very easy for me and I have a good translator by my side". [Full Article...]

No miracle: Kovalchuk, Russians power past Team USA

No miracle: Kovalchuk, Russians power past Team USA Anna Shokhina had two goals and two assists as the " Olympic Athletes from Russia " advanced with an upset 6-2 win over Switzerland on Saturday. But the fact of the matter is the U.S. All four teams in Group B are 1-1, but Team USA is in the lead because it lost to Slovenia in overtime. The victor of that game will advance to the semifinals to face Canada, which earned a bye by going unbeaten ... [Full Article...]

Kevin Durant on Ingraham's comments: 'To me, it was racist'

Kevin Durant on Ingraham's comments: 'To me, it was racist' On an UNINTERRUPTED episode hosted by ESPN's Cari Champion , James and fellow world-renowned athlete Kevin Durant discussed an array of topics that included Donald Trump . His opponent? Laura Ingraham , a Fox News host who had some choice words about the pro-baller on her show " The Ingraham Angle ". "It's always unwise to seek political advice from someone who gets paid a hundred... [Full Article...]

Illness rules Pogba out of United's visit to Huddersfield

Illness rules Pogba out of United's visit to Huddersfield We prepared for the game, we gave the last touches in the tactical positional play, we gave the last touches on the set play, and he was in the team. Other reports said Pogba was irritated at having to play in a deeper position in midfield. [Full Article...]

US Olympic men's hockey team upbeat as it prepares for Slovakia

US Olympic men's hockey team upbeat as it prepares for Slovakia IOC rules bar political statements at Olympic events. After learning a hard lesson in its opening game vs. Slovenia, the Americans did not sit back and watch the clock while protecting a third-period lead. It was quite the turnaround for the Russian team, which mustered 22 shots and allowed 19 in its previous loss to Slovakia. Tolvanen then broke the deadlock in the second period before Veli-Mat... [Full Article...]

Ledecka comes from back of pack for super-G gold

Ledecka comes from back of pack for super-G gold Vonn won a gold medal in downhill alpine skiing, and a bronze in the Super-G event. On one of the final turns, Vonn lost her balance and nearly fell, but was able to recover and finish strong, however it cost her a medal. This is someone who has participated in only 19 World Cup skiing races in her entire career - Mikaela Shiffrin , in contrast, has been in 23 this season alone - and only once fi... [Full Article...]

Young fan takes $50000 catch during New Zealand T20I match vs Australia

Young fan takes $50000 catch during New Zealand T20I match vs Australia While Morgan and his team-mates enjoyed the view, with the TV on in the background of the team room while they "chipped golf balls around and talked crap", it was also a game where McMillan was able to sit proudly for the first half, then just had to take in what followed. [Full Article...]

Katie Ledecky wonders whether she is related to Ester Ledecka

Katie Ledecky wonders whether she is related to Ester Ledecka This season she has four World Cup victories - three in downhill and one in super-G - that moved her to within five victories of the all-time record held by Ingemar Stenmark , but she has made it clear all year long that she temporarily relegated pursuit of the record to secondary importance behind the pursuit of Olympic medals. [Full Article...]

Daniel Hemric wins pole for today's Xfinity race at Daytona

Daniel Hemric wins pole for today's Xfinity race at Daytona NASCAR only scores out to the thousandths of a second. The is Reddick's second in the Xfinity Series. In his first season in retirement from full-time racing, Earnhardt's presence is still strong through his race team. 1 Chevy sending him spinning and bringing out the eighth caution of the day and extending the race into overtime. Only 25 of the 40-car field participated in this practice sessi... [Full Article...]

Finland, US top men's ice hockey competition

Finland, US top men's ice hockey competition Then, after pulling their goalie, Slovenia tied things up late on the strength of a Jan Mursak goal. "They've got a really good group over there, but I'm really confident in our squad", forward Jordan Greenway said. "Were just trying to have every impact we can for the team". The Canadians didn't sound too impressed. "So it's good for us to learn from that third period". [Full Article...]

Alonso in, Bakayoko out against Barcelona, says Chelsea's Conte

Alonso in, Bakayoko out against Barcelona, says Chelsea's Conte The Frenchman, signed from Arsenal on Deadline Day, passed a late fitness test and was rewarded with a goal as he registered Chelsea's fourth close to the end of a dominant first-half display. But his daisy-cutter inched wide of Marshall's goal. However, he should have done better for Giroud's cute finish getting beaten at his near post with the ball going through his legs. [Full Article...]


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