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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...]

Ireland vs Italy Six Nations

Ireland vs Italy Six Nations Ireland's 56-19 victory over Italy at the Aviva Stadium sets them up nicely for the visit of Wales in two weeks time. Italy lost out 46-15 to England in Rome last weekend in their opening Six Nations clash. Ireland led in the 11th minute when Connor Murray's smart pass found Robbie Henshaw and he crashed over from close range. Aki then turned creator as he made a terrific break to... [Full Article...]

Isaiah Thomas expected to make Lakers debut Saturday

Isaiah Thomas expected to make Lakers debut Saturday However, they made a big trade before the National Basketball Association trade deadline, which sent Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr.to the Cleveland Cavaliers . It's been a brutal season for Thomas so far and his plan to skip surgery on his torn hip labrum and have a strong final year ahead of his contract has backfired so far. [Full Article...]

AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am: Rory McIlroy finally plays with Dad

AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am: Rory McIlroy finally plays with Dad At least he is for now, until the next intriguing 20-something - Jon Rahm? Jordan Spieth is a well-known Dallas Cowboys fan. He won in 2009 when the final round was wiped out by rain (he had a four-shot lead over Mike Weir). After losing to Gary Woodland in a playoff in Arizona on Sunday, Reavie came right back with a 5-under 67 at Pebble Beach on Thursday. After three straight seasons c... [Full Article...]

Maxwell stars again as dominant Australia reach final

Maxwell stars again as dominant Australia reach final A delighted Warner, serving as captain for the match, said: "The guys from the Big Bash have been in tremendous form and are playing fearlessly". Aaron Finch came lower down the order and remained unbeaten with a whirlwind 20 runs off just five balls as Australia romped home in style. [Full Article...]

Colts plan to interview Frank Reich, Dan Campbell

Colts plan to interview Frank Reich, Dan Campbell The Colts were left scrambling after New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels shockingly turned down the Colts head coach job after reportedly agreeing to terms weeks ago, signing coordinators, and scheduling a introductory press conference. [Full Article...]

Suspect in Edwin Jackson Fatal Crash Charged With Felony

Suspect in Edwin Jackson Fatal Crash Charged With Felony Tuesday that previous year Orrego-Savala, under the name Alex Cabrera-Gonsales, had been charged with and pleaded guilty to driving without ever having received a license. Aside from Orrego-Savala's two prior deportations, he was convicted in 2005 for driving under the influence in Redwood City, Calif., ICE reports. Jeffrey Monroe , 54, had been an Uber driver for more than two years. [Full Article...]

Hazard: Champions League has affected Chelsea's Prem title defence

Hazard: Champions League has affected Chelsea's Prem title defence Elneny said in an interview with beIN Sports: "There's nothing impossible in the English Premier League ". "It's hard to win every year". "[Kane] is a great player, in the last two years he has already been the top scorer". It is understood that there was no board meeting on Tuesday to discuss the manager's future and the club's position remains unchanged. Reports in Spain suggest Enrique i... [Full Article...]

Cleveland Cavaliers sticking with Tyronn Lue despite struggles

Cleveland Cavaliers sticking with Tyronn Lue despite struggles At this point, there may not be anything they can do make them title contenders this year. But to beat the Rockets , the Cavaliers would have to be dialed in and focused. So, what does the king think needs to happen? Houston didn't appear to have to try really hard. Lue didn't make a substitution the entire third period, which ended with the Rockets up 97-69, then sat his starters the entir... [Full Article...]

Coutinho scores as Barca enter Kings Cup final

Coutinho scores as Barca enter Kings Cup final Valencia had lost their last three matches in a row but looked the more risky in the first half, with Rodrigo Moreno powering their best chance off the underside of the crossbar. According to Opta Stats , Luis Suarez assisted Philippe Coutinho's first Liverpool goal back in February 2013 and has done the same thing again, but this time for Barcelona . [Full Article...]

49ers officially announce Jimmy Garoppolo extension

49ers officially announce Jimmy Garoppolo extension We're working hard toward that. This Garoppolo deal impacts John Elway and the Broncos but I don't think it changes much in terms of what we already knew. In the process, the 49ers will make Garoppolo the highest-paid player in the NFL. Alex Reimer of WEEI radio has been suspended indefinitely for calling Vivian, Brady's five-year-old daughter, an "annoying little pissant" live on air. [Full Article...]


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