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Mikaela Shiffrin takes silver in alpine combined as Lindsey Vonn skies off

Mikaela Shiffrin takes silver in alpine combined as Lindsey Vonn skies off Today's race did not include Mikaela Shiffrin , the 22-year-old American skier who won gold in the giant slalom earlier at these Olympics. Her sportswomanship is admirable - and so is her self awareness. They are placed on a competitor because of her talent, her results, her capacity for work - because of the totality of who she is. "I thought I executed the line perfectly", Vonn said later. [Full Article...]

Major league notebook: MLB places limits on player visits to mound

Major league notebook: MLB places limits on player visits to mound A pitcher is also no longer guaranteed eight warmup pitches between innings , but he can take as many as he wants within the countdown rules. That said, mound visits happen for a reason - and they can be particularly beneficial in high-pressure situations. [Full Article...]

Ronaldo rested for Leganes game

Ronaldo rested for Leganes game Zinedine Zidane's side were due to play this fixture earlier in the season but it was postponed due to their participation in the Club World Cup. The Champions League holders have been knocked out of the Copa del Rey and sit 17 points behind leaders Barcelona in La Liga and their hopes of success this season lay exclusively with the Champions League. [Full Article...]

Olympics men's hockey updated bracket

Olympics men's hockey updated bracket NOTES: Donato's fifth goal passed his father, Ted, who scored four playing for the U.S.at the 1992 Albertville Games. "It's do-or-die obviously. We came in with the intention of being confident, not just being anxious about going home ". [Full Article...]

Winter Olympics 2018: U.S. women's hockey team after gold in Day 12

Winter Olympics 2018: U.S. women's hockey team after gold in Day 12 Norwegian skier Marit Bjoergen won the bronze with team-mate Maiken Caspersen Falla. Full report to follow . "We talked a lot about if we won a medal at the Olympics, it was going to be a team medal - whether you were on the snow that day or not - because everybody had worked together and pushed each other and believed in this", said Randall, her cheeks painted with the letters United States ... [Full Article...]

Heynckes brings treble spirit to resurgent Bayern Munich

Heynckes brings treble spirit to resurgent Bayern Munich Momentum was very much with the Bundesliga pacesetters from the moment Besiktas went down to 10 men, however, and Fabricio would be required again soon after to somehow keep out Lewandowski's header from point-blank range. "I hope my team puts in a top performance to lay the foundations for reaching the quarter-finals". Besiktas coach Senol Gunes has brought winger Ricardo Quaresma , ... [Full Article...]

Adkins takes positives from heavy FA Cup defeat to Chelsea

Adkins takes positives from heavy FA Cup defeat to Chelsea But for the Italian manager, it was the clean sheet which was far more important than the goals feat. Speaking more about the second half he felt the players got back to the original game plan and we put that into action in the second period. [Full Article...]

Nadal congratulates Federer after losing No. 1 spot to him

Nadal congratulates Federer after losing No. 1 spot to him Federer , the record 20-time Grand Slam victor, officially reclaimed the No. 1 ranking he last held in October 2012 when the new ATP rankings were published yesterday. The Swiss, who officially returned as No. 1 in the world rankings, was outstanding in his game and won for 55 minutes. "I started finding energy midway through the first set, but the start was tough". [Full Article...]

Wigan end Man City's quadruple dream

Wigan end Man City's quadruple dream Some City fans could be seen ripping advertising boards from the stadium and hurling them in the direction of police and stewards, while there was a threat of confrontation as Wigan fans gathered in front of the stand holding the away fans. [Full Article...]

UFC Fight Night 126 Results: Donald Cerrone vs. Yancy Medeiros

UFC Fight Night 126 Results: Donald Cerrone vs. Yancy Medeiros Let's have a couple more fights". I have the same record as Conor McGregor has in the UFC . "If a man doesn't want to fight, I'm not a bully. I think it's a blessing that I don't walk around with that belt right now just because I'm still in that learning phase". [Full Article...]

Women's ice hockey knockout round set with Canada on top

Women's ice hockey knockout round set with Canada on top Petr Koukal and Jan Kovar scored in the shootout to give the Czech Republic a 3-2 win on Saturday and hand two-time defending gold medal victor Canada their first Olympic men's ice hockey loss since the Vancouver Games in 2010. Petr Koukal and Jan Kovar assured that it was all it took and granted their team a victory (3-2). The game was physical and chippy throughout, and the Canadians had lots ... [Full Article...]

Mets sign Jason Vargas, source confirms

Mets sign Jason Vargas, source confirms The deal is for two years and $16 million, according to a source . Having just turned 35 on February 2, Vargas hasn't seen many suitors come around this winter despite coming off the best season of his career. Before getting injured, Vargas was 5-2 with a 3.98 ERA in nine starts for the 2015 Royals team that beat the Mets in the World Series. Vargas was injured about midway through the 2015... [Full Article...]

US, Canada meet in early Olympic showdown among world's best

US, Canada meet in early Olympic showdown among world's best There have already been two major upsets, with the Russians and Americans each being on the wrong end of one, with more surely to come. The group a match held on Thursday, ended with the score 5:1 (2:0, 2:0, 1:1) in favor of the Canadians, in which goals scored by Rene Bourque (3-I and 26-I minute), Maxim Noro (8) and Wojtek Wolski (26 and 55), the Swiss scored by Simon Moser (48). [Full Article...]

Roy Keane offers Paul Pogba some blunt Man United advice

Roy Keane offers Paul Pogba some blunt Man United advice Man United's attentions will turn to cup competitions for the next week, with the club facing Huddersfield in the FA Cup on Saturday before taking on Sevilla in the Champions League midweek. The decision was not to do it and go to a conservative treatment, which resulted very, very well. "He was playing phenomenal before that, he played phenomenal after that". [Full Article...]

Federer makes history as tennis oldest Number One

Federer makes history as tennis oldest Number One Federer recovered, however, to get the tiebreaker level and then create four set points of his own, finally converting the last one by hitting a forehand victor. What I did past year and what Rafael (Nadal ) is doing also is maybe a bit of a lighter schedule", he said this week in the Dutch port city. "I just don't see it happening where he's not successful". [Full Article...]

Trent Bridge misses out as European Central Bank confirms 2023 Ashes venues

Trent Bridge misses out as European Central Bank confirms 2023 Ashes venues The governing body revealed the news on Wednesday, having approved the key venues for all the major domestic and worldwide matches over a five-year period from 2020, subject to contract. The Ageas Bowl has never hosted an Ashes Test. Not only will the prospect of two Test matches with Australia help the club to clear its historic debts, but these two matches - and a raft of other global and T2... [Full Article...]

The Warriors players ran their own huddles against the Suns

The Warriors players ran their own huddles against the Suns Granted, the Warriors at 70% are still one of the best teams in the National Basketball Association, but after going just 3-3 in their previous six games, including a slew of slow starts for the team, head coach Steve Kerr wanted to do something to help his team get out of the rut. [Full Article...]

Paul Pierce Gets No. 34 Retired By Celtics

Paul Pierce Gets No. 34 Retired By Celtics Hood, Clarkson, and Nance came off the bench but played very well and made their presence felt while on the court. He's the No. 2 option to James and a pivotal part of their offense with his outside shooting and low-post skill set. On Saturday, Celtics great Robert Parrish called Pierce the greatest offensive player in team history, topping even Larry Bird. Whether or not the Celtics are true ... [Full Article...]

Champions League: Playoffs continue on Wednesday

But Madrid coach Zidane is reluctant join in with that excitement, instead stressing the importance of the team effort, and not just those marquee players. "He handles the pressure and responds on the field", he said. Marcelo will be coming up against his worldwide teammate Neymar , who he claimed ahead of the game in an interview with Brazilian television would "one day play for Real Madrid "... [Full Article...]

Slovenia, Slovakia stun titans as men's hockey marks its arrival at Olympics

Slovenia, Slovakia stun titans as men's hockey marks its arrival at Olympics Rochester's Brian Gionta did not figure in either American goal. The other two members of Group B are Slovakia and Slovenia , the United States' first opponent. Team USA had to kill off a two-minute penalty with less than 10 minutes left. Greenway raced to the side of the net for the loose puck and scored on the rebound. [Full Article...]


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