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Sports How a skier faked her way to the Winter Olympics!
Author: 0 How a skier faked her way to the Winter Olympics!

Swaney isn't, but in Hungary, she wasn't up against any serious competition. However, Elizabeth reportedly only started skiing since she was 25 years old . 'It is an honour to compete at the Olympics and I am really excited to compete among other incredible women from across the world. I know you're sorta confused at that first line so I'll try to make this a little easier to understand.

Sports Smith, Baddeley in the PGA mix at Riviera
Author: 0 Smith, Baddeley in the PGA mix at Riviera

Luiten's win also got him into the top 10 in the Race to Dubai, securing him a start at the WGC-Mexico Championship in two weeks. "I didn't really play that well today. Or Friday at Riviera, where boisterous fans inserted themselves into the action on the field. "There's no bigger golf nerd in the world than Tiger Woods ", McIlroy said.

Sports Full FA Cup quarter-final draw: Man Utd host Brighton
Author: 0 Full FA Cup quarter-final draw: Man Utd host Brighton

Spurs will be looking to take their good Champions League form into the FA Cup as they search for their first trophy since 2008. Defeat always seemed likely for West Brom, who are bottom of the Premier League and sacked their chairman and chief executive on Tuesday.

Sports Pennsylvania's new congressional district lines are not a game-changer
Author: 0 Pennsylvania's new congressional district lines are not a game-changer

Wolf said in a statement. Republicans who controlled the Legislature and the governor's office after the 2010 census crafted it to elect Republicans and succeeded in that aim: Republicans won 13 of 18 seats in three straight elections under the now-invalidated map, even though Pennsylvania's statewide elections are often closely divided and registered Democratic voters outnumber Republicans.

Sports Doug Martin cut by Buccaneers after weird, rocky career in Tampa Bay
Author: 0 Doug Martin cut by Buccaneers after weird, rocky career in Tampa Bay

Martin's departure now leaves Peyton Barber as the top candidate to start at running back in 2018, though there's a decent possibility the Buccaneers address the position through the draft or free agency in the coming months. It was the second consecutive underwhelming campaign for the two-time Pro Bowler, who failed to crack 450 rushing yards in either of the past two seasons.

Sports Olympics Ratings Remain Low On Night Of Nathan Chen's Historic Quad Display
Author: 0 Olympics Ratings Remain Low On Night Of Nathan Chen's Historic Quad Display

NBC is attracting about 24 million viewers a night to its Winter Olympics coverage from South Korea, enough to ensure the network doesn't have to give its sponsors additional airtime for free. With digital figured in, NBC's Total Audience Delivery for the Olympics climbed to 26 million Sunday night. "Time flies when you have a valued facilities provider with an experienced team of professionals that have helped us produce the past 12 Olympic Games".

Sports India aim to carry winning momentum against South Africa in T2OIs
Author: 0 India aim to carry winning momentum against South Africa in T2OIs

I would really suggest people show patience with him because he is potentially your next leader. "The guys rocked up with a very good attitude today and were prepared to go the distance, but unfortunately it wasn't the case", he said. "With more exposure to the newer things happening around the world, I think it is reflecting rather well", Tendulkar signed off. Not only this was India's first ever series win on South African soil but also their biggest ever in terms of margin outside the ...

Sports Olympics men's hockey, Russian Federation vs. U.S. results and highlights
Author: 0 Olympics men's hockey, Russian Federation vs. U.S. results and highlights

The other semi has the United States vs. the victor of Saturday's late game between Finland and Sweden. Ilya Kovalchuk and Nikolai Prokhorkin each scored two goals and the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation blanked arch-rival United States 4-0 in an electric atmosphere yesterday at the Winter Olympic men's hockey tournament.

Sports Michy Batshuayi takes swipe at Antonio Conte over lack of game time
Author: 0 Michy Batshuayi takes swipe at Antonio Conte over lack of game time

What everyone is wondering though, is what Chelsea fans - and their manager Antonio Conte - are thinking right now. According to CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke, the German side wanted to insert a clause in their loan deal that meant they could sign the striker permanently at the end of the season, but it was supposedly turned down by Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich.

Author: 0 Fulham halt Villa as Cardiff move back into promotion places

We lost the two of them today. Preston held on to see out a draw that puts them two points behind sixth-placed Bristol City, who visit Leeds United on Sunday. Brentford were ultra reliable when it came to high-scoring games last season and the beginning of this one, and although things appear to have tightened up in recent months coinciding with their improved form, only Ipswich of all the clubs in the top 15 have conceded more goals than Dean Smith's men.

Sports Penn State wins easily against Ohio State 79-56 - Recap, Box score
Author: 0 Penn State wins easily against Ohio State 79-56 - Recap, Box score

The Nittany Lions don't have a quality non-conference win on their resume, but caught many people by surprise when they upset then-No. This Penn State team has isn't your father's Nittany Lion squad. Carr went 9-15 from the field, including four 3-pointers and added five rebounds and three assists to his totals. That seems low for the Big Ten leader, but a win here and at MI would provide a big boost.

Sports Russians Defeat US In Men's Olympic Hockey; OAR Women Win
Author: 0 Russians Defeat US In Men's Olympic Hockey; OAR Women Win

Kovalchuk made it a 3-0 score with a slap shot that went under Zapolski's blocker in the final second of the frame. If you're inclined to criticize Granato or the late Jim Johannson, who built this roster before he passed away suddenly last month, save your breath.

Sports Jurgen Klopp Makes Three Changes To Liverpool Side For Fascinating Porto Clash
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp Makes Three Changes To Liverpool Side For Fascinating Porto Clash

We can make one mistake, that is how it is in life. The team have already overcome one significant hurdle in reaching the knockout phase for the first time in nine years. The former league victor has stated that even the likes of Mo Salah, who is in contention to win this year's Premier League "golden boot" award is not going to be consistent enough.

Sports Pakistan free to play in India, confirms FIH
Author: 0 Pakistan free to play in India, confirms FIH

Pakistan will travel to Bhubaneshwar in India for the 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup, it has been confirmed. In Odisha, hockey is not just a sport, it is a way of life. Under the new agreement, the country's men's and women's hockey teams at both junior and senior levels will benefit from the company's support till 2021, aimed at propping India's preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Sports Rachel Homan 'burned' as Canada falls to 0-3 in women's curling
Author: 0 Rachel Homan 'burned' as Canada falls to 0-3 in women's curling

With Denmark sitting two, Homan nailed a double-takeout to score four, and take a 6-4 lead at the break. While Canada's takeout shots were precise, the USA team missed several shots early in the game. Homan said she was within her rights and was following the rules. Homan then flubbed her final shot of the match, giving Denmark a steal of one point and a 9-8 victory over the Canadians.

Sports Kings' Bogdanovic wins MVP in 2018 NBA Rising Stars Game
Author: 0 Kings' Bogdanovic wins MVP in 2018 NBA Rising Stars Game

Perhaps Simmons and Mitchell will be similarly linked years from now. The NBA All-Star Celebrity Game was highlighted by many stars this year, including Tracy McGrady, Paul Pierce, Nate Robinson, Candace Parker, Bubba Watson, Rachel DeMita and many more.

Sports Sun Devils look to eclipse — ASU Tennis
Author: 0 Sun Devils look to eclipse — ASU Tennis

In one of the stranger sights you'll see at a basketball game, the cheerleader was escorted from his sideline position . "But that's not the case", said Hurley, who dropped to 0-6 facing the Wildcats. The Wildcats have managed at least 73 points in each of their last nine games. Ayton's big night against the Sun Devils in December also earned him Pac-12 Player of the Week.

Sports Tiger Woods 'fans' gave Rory McIlroy a headache
Author: 0 Tiger Woods 'fans' gave Rory McIlroy a headache

LPGA Tour: Overnight leader Jin Young Ko shot a 3-under 69 to increase her lead to three strokes at 10-under 134 after two rounds of the Women's Australian Open in Adelaide. "That was frustrating, because I knew where to hit it and I wasn't able to hit it there". Tiger had a tough day off the tee and on the greens hitting just four of 14 fairways and needing 32 putts.

Sports Olympics men's hockey: Czech Republic downs Canada in shootout
Author: 0 Olympics men's hockey: Czech Republic downs Canada in shootout

Canada scored twice in both the first and second periods and once in the third, holding the Swiss to one goal late in the third. Canada lost to the Czech Republic 3-2 in a shootout Saturday, its first loss at the Olympics since 2010. Noreau actually beat Francouz with Canada's final shot but the puck bounced off the post. The Canadians showed good puck movement on the power play with Linden Vey spotting fellow former Vancouver Canuck Raymond for a slick tip-in in front of goal at 1:13.

Sports Antonio Conte gives injury update ahead of Barcelona clash
Author: 0 Antonio Conte gives injury update ahead of Barcelona clash

Victory for the Blues now sees them head into a vital Champions League clash against Barcelona with the confidence of back-to-back wins in all competitions and a place in the sixth round of the English showpiece. The Brazilian scored from long-range off both feet and saw another effort come back of the post two minutes from time. "But as you know very well that a lot of time - I don't agree - but a lot of time the manager or coach depends on the results ".

Sports Mikaela Shiffrin misses out on slalom medal at Olympics
Author: 0 Mikaela Shiffrin misses out on slalom medal at Olympics

In her prime, she had the 33rd best time. The women's giant slalom was set to be a historic occasion, as Howard Fendrich of the Associated Press noted it would have been the first time since the 1984 Games in Sarajevo the women competed before the men in the Alpine skiing events.

Sports Jason Vargas reportedly agrees to two-year contract with Mets
Author: 0 Jason Vargas reportedly agrees to two-year contract with Mets

That person also spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal was pending a physical and had not been announced. Jason Vargas and Jaime Garcia , both of whom are still jobless in this historically slow free-agent market, are two pitchers in whom the Mets have maintained solid interest, according to industry sources , as team officials consider options that wouldn't involve draft-pick compensation and loss of worldwide bonus pool money.

Sports Mikaela Shiffrin's golden start
Author: 0 Mikaela Shiffrin's golden start

Snowboarding great Shaun White brilliantly won his third Olympic gold in the halfpipe as strong winds caused chaos at the PyeongChang Winter Games on Wednesday. She finished in 67th place after the first run and was disqualified after the second effort. Shiffrin has battled with nerves and has been close to vomiting before races in the past .

Sports AJ McCarron to become unrestricted free agent
Author: 0 AJ McCarron to become unrestricted free agent

The Bills could bring McCarron in to serve as a mentor to a young quarterback, whether that be a draft pick or Nathan Peterman , but that is a lateral move compared to keeping Taylor. During his second year in 2015, McCarron played in seven games and totaled 854 passing yards with six touchdowns to two interceptions . Another quarterback joined the growing list of potential free agent candidates for the Broncos .

Sports Lakers' Lonzo Ball (knee) aiming to return February 23
Author: 0 Lakers' Lonzo Ball (knee) aiming to return February 23

Ball, who will miss his 14th consecutive game on Wednesday against the New Orleans Pelicans , said on Wednesday that he could play right now if this were the playoffs. On Monday, LaVar Ball insisted that "Lonzo plays best when he is with his brother", referring to LaMelo . Other NBA teams allow the Ball show to film in their arenas for free, but Lakers' minority owners and Staples Center operators, AEG, aren't so lenient with the show, which generates "millions" of dollars for the Ball ...

Sports 'Charles in Charge' star accuses Scott Baio of child abuse
Author: 0 'Charles in Charge' star accuses Scott Baio of child abuse

Baio also told Eggert and Polinsky to go to the police with their allegations . Baio once pulled his trousers down in front of other members of the cast and crew and mocked his genitals, Polinsky claims. The bullying began after Polinsky witnessed Eggert sitting on Baio's lap. "I sat with you while you cried", Carl said on social media . "It was hard for me to stand up for anyone else when I was trying to find my own truth", Eggert said.

Sports VA Secretary's European Trip Was An Ethics Mess Funded By Taxpayers
Author: 0 VA Secretary's European Trip Was An Ethics Mess Funded By Taxpayers

The aide made "extensive use of official time" to make the arrangements, the report said, and "this was time that should have been spent conducting official VA business and not providing personal travel concierge services to Secretary Shulkin and his wife", Inspector General Michael Missal wrote .

Sports PyeongChang 2018: Lindsey Vonn 'chasing history' in South Korea
Author: 0 PyeongChang 2018: Lindsey Vonn 'chasing history' in South Korea

Vonn has told reporters this will be her last Olympics. The speed events are set to take centre stage in the alpine skiing sector of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang , South Korea , and Thursday will see gold , silver and bronze decided in the men's Super-G final.

Sports Dwyane Wade Doesn't Want Grand Farewell Tour Upon Retiring
Author: 0 Dwyane Wade Doesn't Want Grand Farewell Tour Upon Retiring

DeRozan had the dunk of the game, a one-handed finish on an alley-lop pass from Lowry. "We're well aware. Our guys are well aware how well they're playing". The change in the approach to preserving his health was visibly seen on Wednesday as the former 12-time All-Star is still slated to see action on Wednesday, in the second game of their back-to-back set.

Sports Remington set to file for bankruptcy
Author: 0 Remington set to file for bankruptcy

A preset reorganization will be filed with the federal bankruptcy court in DE that will allow Remington to continue operating while it works out a strategy to pay back creditors and get the business back on its feet. Cerberus declined to comment on its portfolio company's bankruptcy. Anthony Acitelli, Remington's chief executive, said that "the fundamentals of our core business remain strong".

Sports EPL: Antonio Conte relieved after Chelsea halt losing streak
Author: 0 EPL: Antonio Conte relieved after Chelsea halt losing streak

Yet the contest at the Stamford Bridge on Monday was not as lopsided as the score would indicate, with last-placed West Brom playing like a team determined to avoid relegation, reports Efe. And former England and Liverpool forward Michael Owen knows exactly what an injury list like that can do to a player. "We must be pleased because in the same night we found also Morata ".

Sports Patrick Kluivert refuses to rule out that son's potential move to Barcelona
Author: 0 Patrick Kluivert refuses to rule out that son's potential move to Barcelona

He's kicked on even further this year, playing regularly for Ajax and demonstrating his considerable ability with a fantastic hat-trick in November against Roda JC. "Everywhere I go overseas they know my father, he often asked: "Come to Barcelona , I'll give a tour of Camp Nou". "My dad does not make decisions for me, he knows I would not like that but he is always there for advice".

Sports Slovenia stuns United States in Olympic hockey opener, Canton's Greenway scores
Author: 0 Slovenia stuns United States in Olympic hockey opener, Canton's Greenway scores

Since they began in 1990, the two teams have played in every final, with Canada winning 10 and the usa eight, including the last four. Based on the opening odds from the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook, Team U.S.A. Greenway's mother instilled pride in Jordan's African-American background in mostly white Canton, says Brendan Sullivan. US coach Tony Granato said it's no mystery what he and USA Hockey's late general manager, Jim Johannson, saw in Greenway, one of four college players picked ...

Sports Tottenham hero Ferdinand: We tipped Mason to reach the top
Author: 0 Tottenham hero Ferdinand: We tipped Mason to reach the top

Mason, 26, announced his retirement from football on Tuesday (Feb 13), after he suffered a fractured skull following a head clash with Cahill while contesting a corner during Hull's defeat by Chelsea in an English Premier League match in January 2017.

Sports Tyga Drops Instagram Hint That He Misses Kylie Jenner
Author: 0 Tyga Drops Instagram Hint That He Misses Kylie Jenner

She can't believe she's a mom. And with one very big decision, proved that there is more to her than meets the eye. She didn't admit to it at all and instead, she just stayed in hiding and even avoided doing the family Christmas pictures.

Sports Jason Kelce's Super Bowl Parade Speech is One for the Ages
Author: 0 Jason Kelce's Super Bowl Parade Speech is One for the Ages

The Philadelphia Eagles won their first Super Bowl in franchise history thanks in part to a perfectly executed trick play the team dubbed the "Philly Special". After a few downs, the most crucial play of the night occurred: Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham knocked the ball loose from Brady's hands, and it was recovered by Philadelphia.

Sports India vs South Africa 5th ODI in Port Elizabeth
Author: 0 India vs South Africa 5th ODI in Port Elizabeth

The Proteas quietened their critics with a thrilling five-wicket Duckworth-Lewis win in Johannesburg in the rain-affected fourth ODI . What are the squads for India vs South Africa 5th ODI match? India have been unchanged throughout the series and it would be a surprise if they toyed with their line-up given their impressive form and the fact that top spot in the ODI team rankings is on the line.