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Sports Kings lead World past US in Rising Stars game
Author: 0 Kings lead World past US in Rising Stars game

Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 26 points and was selected as MVP and fellow Sacramento Kings rookie guard Buddy Hield had 29 for Team World. "But the World has been getting better". Friday night's contest will see a World Team going up against a U.S. Team and the live coverage from The STAPLES Center will be on TNT and streaming live online.

Sports NASCAR drivers explain why they're going to win the Daytona 500
Author: 0 NASCAR drivers explain why they're going to win the Daytona 500

The remainder of the starting line-up is set based on how drivers finish in the Can-Am Duels Thursday night at the World Center of Racing. "If you look at the starting grid from the Daytona 500 five years ago and you look at it today, it's just wonderful how much the image of NASCAR has changed", said 2016 race victor Denny Hamlin , who will start second.

Sports Mourinho: Rumors Of Split With Pogba
Author: 0 Mourinho: Rumors Of Split With Pogba "A Big Lie"

The France worldwide, 24, was substituted in the 2-0 Premier League defeat at Tottenham Hotspur and started the next game against Huddersfield Town on the bench. It is widely accepted that Pogba is at his best when he plays on the left of a midfield three, as he did to great effect during his time at Juventus.

Sports Ben Simmons downplays Rookie of the Year race with Donovan Mitchell
Author: 0 Ben Simmons downplays Rookie of the Year race with Donovan Mitchell

So with that being said, both Saric and Simmons will get to rest up until next Thursday when the Sixers go on the road to play the Chicago Bulls. United States of America and Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown had 35 points to lead all scorers while LA Lakers rookie Kyle Kuzma added 20.

Sports Why people throw Winnie the Pooh at skater Yuzuru Hanyu
Author: 0 Why people throw Winnie the Pooh at skater Yuzuru Hanyu

Shoma Uno finished third with 104.17, while Keiji Tanaka trailed behind in 20th with 80.05. "... I wanted to say to everyone that I am back here". "I did the best that I could after what happened in the short program, and I think what happened in the short program allowed me to take the pressure off myself and just enjoy myself here", Chen told NBC after the event.

Sports Tiger Woods misses cut at Genesis Open golf after eight bogeys
Author: 0 Tiger Woods misses cut at Genesis Open golf after eight bogeys

I just kind of had everything going for me", Saunders said. Following his opening round, Woods said he felt like his game was getting close to where it needed to be to compete in tournaments. As Woods battled around the cut line at Riviera on Friday afternoon, the PGA Tour released a statement declaring Woods's spot in next week's field.

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

I know, because I counted each and every one of them. Shiffrin finished in 1:39.03. At the 2014 Sochi Games, Shiffrin won the slalom title at age 18. Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips? Download the Team USA app today. The dream was that she would achieve an historic medal haul here, but there's value in lessons learned from coming up short.

Sports Four West Brom players involved in 'stolen taxi' incident in Barcelona
Author: 0 Four West Brom players involved in 'stolen taxi' incident in Barcelona

Catalonia's regional police told The Associated Press that the players were taken before a judge after being accused by a taxi driver, who said he was outside the vehicle at the time it was stolen. When they left, at approximately 05:30, it is alleged they took the taxi and drove back to their hotel - without the driver. Though, what they didn't expect was for several of their senior players to steal a taxi after a drunken night out overseas.

Sports Tottenham Deserved Victory Vs Juventus- Mauricio Pochettino
Author: 0 Tottenham Deserved Victory Vs Juventus- Mauricio Pochettino

That's the thing we've changed with this manager [and] with the players we have. "We might have extended our lead to 3-0 or even 3-1 before half-time, but instead Tottenham staged a comeback and ended up equalising at a point in the second period when we actually had the measure of them.

Sports Live Cricket Streaming India vs South Africa 6th ODI
Author: 0 Live Cricket Streaming India vs South Africa 6th ODI

Shardul Thakur , who is playing in only his second ODI, dismantled the Proteas top order bagging four wickets for 52 runs in 8.5 overs. While young wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal (16 wickets ) and Kuldeep Yadav (17 wickets ) created a web, Kohli added insult to the injury with his blazing blade in one of most one-sided away series that India have been a part of in the last two decades.

Sports Mitt Romney's Utah Senate run divides GOP
Author: 0 Mitt Romney's Utah Senate run divides GOP

His first public appearance as a Senate candidate is scheduled for Friday in Utah. Mr. Romney, 70, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, lost what party leaders thought would be a winnable election. My prayers go out to all of the families and loved ones affected by this senseless act of violence", Romney said in a statement Thursday evening. "He's already been putting the shoe leather in, getting around the state, and you can tell it'll be a Utah-centric campaign", Matheson said.

Author: 0 Monica Niculescu hits back at Caroline Wozniacki over cheating claims

World no 2 Simona Halep won easily on her return to competitive action since losing the Australian Open final, beating Ekaterina Makarova in straight sets in the Qatar Open on Wednesday. Next up for Wozniacki will be former world No. 1 Angelique Kerber , after the German dumped Johanna Konta out. But she seemed relatively untroubled breaking her opponent's serve late in each set to advance to the last eight.

Sports Winter Olympics 2018: Jamaican bobsled coach quits team
Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: Jamaican bobsled coach quits team

Kiriasis said in her Facebook post that she rented a bobsled in Winterberg for the competition in Pyeongchang but did not directly address if she would be taking it back. Training begins on Saturday with the opening heats on Tuesday. A Jamaican bobsled rep said the woman's team would not be affected by the coach's departure, and would be using the same equipment.

Sports Roberto Firmino's form evident with Philippe Coutinho gone - Jurgen Klopp
Author: 0 Roberto Firmino's form evident with Philippe Coutinho gone - Jurgen Klopp

Klopp argued that Manchester City have been the strongest team on the continent this term and their 4-3 win over Pep Guardiola's side last month demonstrated they can challenge anyone in Europe. "Both are excellent. What I would say about the comparisons between Suarez and this current team is that there is a better blend here", he said on BT Sport .

Sports Federer on brink of surpassing Agassi record
Author: 0 Federer on brink of surpassing Agassi record

Federer gave no quarter as he raced to a 5-0 lead, with the outclassed Bemelmans winning his first game after 16 minutes. "Tonight was complicated, I had to fight and struggle", he said. The 36-year-old will now face Robin Haase in the quarter-finals on Friday. "Roger will win at Wimbledon again and I can't see anybody passing him", Davenport told tennis.com.

Sports IOC Expels Critic Of Decision To Allow Russians At Olympics
Author: 0 IOC Expels Critic Of Decision To Allow Russians At Olympics

Pengilly is alleged to have dragged the security official and told him he would never work in Korea again, according to a report from the Korea Times. Reaction: he resigned from IOC Executive Board and all other active IOC roles while the trial continues. Pengilly is a former skeleton slider who competed at the 2006 Torino Olympics and the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games.

Sports Real Madrid 'ready to swoop' for Pogba
Author: 0 Real Madrid 'ready to swoop' for Pogba

Eric Bailly is expected back in full training this weekend but will not be rushed into action after a lengthy spell on the sidelines with an ankle injury. This is going to be a disgusting game for both sides - but there is a feeling that United will want to win on Saturday a tad more than their opposition - which tips the balance in their favour.

Sports Mets to sign Jason Vargas
Author: 0 Mets to sign Jason Vargas

Vargas should now slot in behind Noah Syndergaard , Jacob deGrom and Matt Harvey in the Mets' rotation this season. Vargas, who made the All-Star team past year, was 18-11 with a 4.16 ERA but suffered a noticeable drop after the break.

Sports Delight for Ronaldo after match-winning display against PSG
Author: 0 Delight for Ronaldo after match-winning display against PSG

Zinedine Zidane's starting line-up saw Real Madrid's head coach curb his nearly superstitious devotion to the "bbC" by picking Isco over Gareth Bale. Yet, while Ronaldo stole the headlines, PSG's failure to provide the platform for Neymar and Kylian Mbappe to win the game proved telling for Balague.

Sports ESPN, FOX both reportedly interested in hiring Peyton Manning as broadcast analyst
Author: 0 ESPN, FOX both reportedly interested in hiring Peyton Manning as broadcast analyst

Both networks have Manning " atop their list " to be their primetime National Football League game analyst next season, Andrew Marchand of the New York Post reported Friday, citing sources. Though the National Football League has devalued " MNF " by giving ESPN subpar games, it is still considered the more marquee weeknight game. Manning has said he eventually wants to have partial ownership in a team with control of football operations, but the Post said he hasn't ruled out television ...

Sports LeBron James Set To Executive Produce 'House Party' Reboot
Author: 0 LeBron James Set To Executive Produce 'House Party' Reboot

He relished the thought of bringing "a new House Party to a new generation" as "unbelievable". Whether this means that James will wind up relocating to Los Angeles after this season remains to be seen, but expect to see plenty of his name in Hollywood moving forward.

Sports Arizona cheerleader ejected amidst win over Sun Devils
Author: 0 Arizona cheerleader ejected amidst win over Sun Devils

However, on Thursday night we saw something we're not accustomed to seeing in a rivalry game - a cheerleader was ejected from the contest. Thje result sees the neighbours both take a 7-6 record, with Arizona State just on top after managing better results against their conference rivals.

Sports LeBron James and Stephen Curry prepare for battle in NBA All-Star Game
Author: 0 LeBron James and Stephen Curry prepare for battle in NBA All-Star Game

It's against the usual Eastern Conference vs. Under the new format, team captains LeBron James and Stephen Curry drafted the team rosters from the pool of players voted as starters and reserves in each conference. Reggie Bullock has taken a major step forward this season with Avery Bradley's injury and Tobias Harris' departure, forcing Van Gundy's hand to play him a lot of minutes on a nightly basis for the new look Pistons.

Sports Lindsey Jacobellis Misses Gold Medal Again in Snowboarding Cross
Author: 0 Lindsey Jacobellis Misses Gold Medal Again in Snowboarding Cross

Twelve years ago Jacobellis, as you may recall, was responsible for one of the most infamous gaffes in Olympic history. She'd finished behind the gold medalist by.046. She celebrated her pending victory, by tweaking her board in air during one of her final jumps, and fell. After crashing, she was passed and had to settle for silver.

Sports Norovirus outbreak spreads to athletes in PyeongChang
Author: 0 Norovirus outbreak spreads to athletes in PyeongChang

Boesch, who the Swiss Olympic team said contracted the virus a few days ago, had become a social media sensation at the Winter Games after he posted a video of himself hanging onto the outside rail of an escalator as it moved upward. The number of norovirus cases at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics has grown up to 232, officials said. The norovirus infection can cause sudden onset of severe vomiting and diarrhea, and is highly contagious, per the Mayo Clinic.

Sports Watch Nikola Jokic get the fastest triple-double in 20 seasons
Author: 0 Watch Nikola Jokic get the fastest triple-double in 20 seasons

Minnesota outscored the Lakers 35-20 in the final period thanks in part to Jamal Crawford's seven points in just over two minutes to begin the quarter. I'm just playing the same way". Butler finished with 24 points to his name, although it was Taj Gibson who top-scored for the Timberwolves with 28.

Sports Canada snatches a 2-1 victory against the United States
Author: 0 Canada snatches a 2-1 victory against the United States

Bourque scored a pair of goals, while Roy had three assists and was one of the few players on either team to show poise with the puck as Canada cruised to a 5-1 win over Switzerland. "We had one hell of a performance tonight", Stauber said. "You didn't really know what to expect it's been a long process we knew the Swiss would have a good and that they would play hard", Canada coach Willie Desjardins told reporters.

Sports Liverpool open discussions to sign Roma's Alisson Becker this summer
Author: 0 Liverpool open discussions to sign Roma's Alisson Becker this summer

And it seems Real Madrid are making definite plans to sign Alisson in the next few months as according to Italian daily Corriere della Sera , they are prepared to put €75m on Roma's table for the Brazilian. Even if Karius continues his impressive form until May, it would be great business for Liverpool to sell Simon Mignolet , bring in Alisson and foster a hugely competitive fight for the no.1 spot next season.

Sports Florida High School Shooter Belonged to White Nationalist Group
Author: 0 Florida High School Shooter Belonged to White Nationalist Group

On Thursday, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) spoke with Republic of Florida (ROF) leader Jordan Jereb about Cruz's involvement with the organization. That group refers to itself as "a white civil rights organization fighting for white identitarian politics". The group is only a few years old. "So many signs that the Florida shooter was mentally disturbed, even expelled from school for bad and erratic behavior".

Sports Europa League: Pulisic's Borussia Dortmund gets scare against Atalanta
Author: 0 Europa League: Pulisic's Borussia Dortmund gets scare against Atalanta

By scoring 0.58 goals per 90 minutes in all competitions, Batshuayi had the highest average of all Chelsea players before his loan move. Michy Batshuayi , who arrived on loan from Chelsea, scored in his third straight game for Dortmund, providing the victor in stoppage time for Dortmund, which had trailed, 2-1.

Sports National Football League draft to air on FOX
Author: 0 National Football League draft to air on FOX

The NFL Draft is one of the most tedious events on the sports calendar each year, typically stretching to over three hours long just for the first round, even with recent changes meant to speed up the draft itself. Fox won the rights to broadcast 11 Thursday night football games in a deal with the NFL last month, taking over a package that was previously shared by NBC and CBS.

Sports City rolls Swiss champion with dominant win
Author: 0 City rolls Swiss champion with dominant win

The 27-year-old German singled out City's playmaker Kevin de Bruyne for his part in his opening goal. There was much to admire and discuss following City's 4-0 win over Basel in the Champions League - we pick out four talking points.