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Sports Rae Carruth apologizes to family of woman he conspired to kill
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In January 2001, Carruth was convicted of conspiracy to commit murder, shooting into an occupied dwelling and using an instrument to destroy an unborn child. "She came up and sat at the witness stand and mouthed to him, 'I love you.' "That just told me something about the raw power he had in his attraction to women", Tomlinson says".

Sports Winter Olympics: USA, Canada to Clash for Gold Medal in Hockey
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She beat Finland keeper Noora Raty just 2:25 into the first period. Jennifer Wakefield scored twice for Canada and Shannon Szabados stopped 14 shots in its lopsided win over the Russians. He said after Monday's win that he watches his players closely and believes they are exactly where they need to be - mentally and physically - to succeed.

Sports Hungarian Freestyle Skier's Halfpipe Run Will Leave You Crying Of Laughter
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As unusual as it was to see a run like that in the Olympics, it is consistent with what Swaney has been doing at competitions all year. Swaney finished 13th out of 15 skiers in a World Cup event in China . "It is an honor to compete at the Olympics and I am really excited to compete among other unbelievable women from across the world", Swaney said. Swaney, a Harvard graduate who ran against Arnold Schwarzenegger for governor of California, according to Tarrant, did not come close to ...

Sports Mixed feelings for Tiger Woods after missed cut at Genesis Open golf
Author: 0 Mixed feelings for Tiger Woods after missed cut at Genesis Open golf

Finding himself one over at the turn, overnight leader Bubba Watson was left needing to create some magic if he was to regain control of the ever-changing leaderboard on Sunday. He joined Ben Hogan and Lloyd Mangrum as three-time winners at Riviera. "[Watson] feels very comfortable moving the ball , turning it a lot". Johnson was closer to the cut line than the lead when he finished 36 holes at one over par on Friday.

Sports Monday Drive: What we learned from the NBA All-Star Game
Author: 0 Monday Drive: What we learned from the NBA All-Star Game

But this year, Lillard made the team and played like he had something to prove. The Cleveland Cavaliers star recorded 29 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists to claim his third career All-Star MVP title. Maybe the winning share of $100,000 for each player had something to do with it as well, but having a game come down to the final seconds and seeing defense decide the game was refreshing.

Sports Red Sox sign JD Martinez after long pursuit
Author: 0 Red Sox sign JD Martinez after long pursuit

It's not a report , and it doesn't cite any sources . Gennett hit.295 previous year and set career bests with 27 homers and 97 RBIs in his first season with the Reds. The team ranked 27th in home runs, last season. Given time, Martinez might even emerge as a Stanton-sized draw for a franchise that needs an infusion of star power to increase its market share after falling behind the Patriots and, lately, the Celtics in sports-obsessed Boston.

Sports Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker wins National Basketball Association 3-Point Contest 2018
Author: 0 Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker wins National Basketball Association 3-Point Contest 2018

When asked after the Three-Point Contest if he will compete in next year's competition, which will take place in Curry's hometown of Charlotte, Thompson did not give a definitive answer. The Suns shooting guard hit 20 out his 30 attempted shots and walked away with a record 28 points. Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns won the 3-point contest on Saturday night, with a record 28 points in the final round.

Sports Austin Dillon wins the Daytona 500
Author: 0 Austin Dillon wins the Daytona 500

Hamlin was in position for a runner-up finish but Wallace made slight contact with the No. 11 vehicle and side-drafted Hamlin before the checkered flag, narrowly beating him . Another multicar crash on Lap 102 found Truex evading three separate incidents and was second when racing resumed on Lap 109. Bubba Wallace and his mother gave each other the longest sobbing, swaying, post-race hug in Daytona 500 history.

Sports Wenger makes Meyer Arsenal's top priority for the summer
Author: 0 Wenger makes Meyer Arsenal's top priority for the summer

The report claims that the Frenchman is Arsene Wenger's number one target and will make a move before this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation, where he is expected to play a part for his national team. The 24-year-old has come into his own this term with standout performances in different areas of the pitch, including central midfield, from where he put in a man of the match versus Paris Saint-Germain last month.

Sports Conte hopes to exploit Barcelona's 'weakness without the ball'
Author: 0 Conte hopes to exploit Barcelona's 'weakness without the ball'

All is good in the Chelsea camp for the time being after gaining some winning momentum ahead of the highly-anticipated Champions League first leg against Barcelona . "It won't be easy, for sure, but we must have the right confidence and then we'll see what happens". But Conte has urged his players not to lose focus again, with games against Barcelona , Manchester United and Manchester City on the horizon.

Sports Red Bull launch 2018 vehicle, including halo protection device
Author: 0 Red Bull launch 2018 vehicle, including halo protection device

Ricciardo, who is out of contract at the end of the upcoming campaign, won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix previous year, while Verstappen claimed victories at two of the final six rounds in Malaysia and Mexico. "Adrian saw that for the first time that we were able to beat Mercedes on our own and that you can race at the front when the engine is performing well".

Sports Manchester United draw Brighton in FA Cup quarterfinal
Author: 0 Manchester United draw Brighton in FA Cup quarterfinal

City are the runaway leaders in the Premier League, whilst Wigan sit second in England's third tier of English football - a point behind table-topping Shrewsbury Town with a game in hand. After Leicester and Chelsea won on Friday, big and small teams in the top flight played across the United Kingdom for a sport in the last eight. "So being positive is the only way to go and we've already got two Premier League scalps in this cup run, against Bournemouth and West Ham".

Sports Russian athlete involved in meldonium doping case
Author: 0 Russian athlete involved in meldonium doping case

Asked for an update on the case, Russian delegation spokesman Konstantin Vybornov told Reuters the athlete had surrendered his Games accreditation and left the Olympic village while awaiting the result of a second sample later on Monday. "It is a piece of shocking news. I can't imagine what kind of drugs you could use in curling.so it's very hard to believe". The ninth gold medal for Norway - five of them in cross country - put them joint top of the medals table alongside Germany.

Sports 'Tongue-tied' National Basketball Association star Redick in racial slur storm
Author: 0 'Tongue-tied' National Basketball Association star Redick in racial slur storm

Redick, who plays for the Philadelphia 76ers, took to Twitter after the video went viral and said he was obviously "tongue-tied" and the word is not in his "vocabulary". Redick tweeted a statement on the matter early Sunday afternoon in which he claims he was tongue tied and stumbled over his words. "I truly believe he didn't say a racial slur and that he has a great deal of respect towards Chinese people".

Sports UFC Fight Night Austin Results: Oskar Piechota TKO's Tim Williams
Author: 0 UFC Fight Night Austin Results: Oskar Piechota TKO's Tim Williams

After tonight's victory, " Cowboy " has now tied with former champions George St-Pierre and Michael Bisping for the most wins in UFC history, ending tonight with his 20th victory in the octagon. Once all had settled, it was evident that Yancy Medeiros was frustrated but was notably comforted by Cerrone's grandmother who was there in the first row to witness her grandson's win.

Sports Tim Tebow 'will play in the major leagues,' Mets GM says
Author: 0 Tim Tebow 'will play in the major leagues,' Mets GM says

But time is the key; Tebow is 30. Tebow , who is somehow only 30, began his voyage toward the Big Leagues last season. This experiment, if you will, is not going to last forever. Tebow was then promoted to the St. Lucie Mets midway through the season where he finished with a.664 OPS in 62 games. We know this because he literally said so.

Sports Sadio Mane And Mo Salah To Sign New Deals At Liverpool
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The Egypt global scored in the 5-0 whacking of Porto , to take his tally to 30 goals in all competitions for Liverpool . Salah became the second fastest Liverpool player to reach 30 goals in a season with a balletic finish in just his 36th appearance for the club in Wednesday's 5-0 Champions League rout of Porto.

Sports Guardiola came to my house when he was player: Wenger
Author: 0 Guardiola came to my house when he was player: Wenger

In one of the more surreal examples of alternate football histories, Paul Jewell, then the Wigan manager, thought he had agreed a deal for Guardiola , who was 34, to move to Lancashire as the former Barcelona player sought a switch to England at the end of his career.

Sports Winter Olympics 2018: Japan's Nao Kodaira wins gold in women's 500m
Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: Japan's Nao Kodaira wins gold in women's 500m

She became the third Japanese woman to win a Winter Olympic gold following moguls skier Tae Satoya in 1998 and figure skater Shizuka Arakawa at Turin 2006. Now she knows what it takes for the next Winter Games, which was her goal before her surprise showing last month. Kodaira said after Sunday's race that she had drawn courage from Hanyu's performance.

Sports Gus Kenworthy, Matt Wilkas Share Kiss On Live Olympic TV
Author: 0 Gus Kenworthy, Matt Wilkas Share Kiss On Live Olympic TV

It's Goepper, who claimed silver, by finishing second to Oystein Braaten of Norway. Since they arrived at the Pyeongchang Olympics, figure skater and newly minted "America's sweetheart" Adam Rippon and his fellow athlete and friend Gus Kenworthy , the freestyle skier, have captivated fans of Team USA.

Sports Lukaku brace sends Man United to FA Cup quarter-finals
Author: 0 Lukaku brace sends Man United to FA Cup quarter-finals

As well as communication issues inside the John Smith's Stadium after Mata netted from an acute angle, the decision to chalk off the goal by VAR Neil Swarbrick raises serious debate over the definition of a "clear and obvious error". "It was close. There are teething problems with VAR, but if it takes 20 minutes, that's how long it should take". "It's a score nobody wants", said Carvalhal, whose side are also battling for Premier League survival.

Sports Coaching Real Madrid is an 'Exhausting' Task: Zinedine Zidane
Author: 0 Coaching Real Madrid is an 'Exhausting' Task: Zinedine Zidane

Betis versus Real Madrid kicks off at 20:45 local time on Sunday, with viewers in the United Kingdom (UK ) able to watch live on Sky Sports Main Event and also on Sky Sports Football from 19:40 GMT. A club statement read: "Following tests carried out on Toni Kroos by the Sanitas Real Madrid Medical Services, he has been diagnosed with a sprain to the exterior lateral ligament in the left knee".

Sports Fans removed from game for remark aimed at black National Hockey League player
Author: 0 Fans removed from game for remark aimed at black National Hockey League player

The chant implied that Smith-Pelly, as a black man, was not suited to play the sport of hockey, and he instead should play basketball. Four fans were subsequently kicked out, according to Khurshudyan . The Blackhawks released a statement acknowledging the incident. Smith-Pelly was at his first rookie tournament in Penticton, B.C., when he was coming off the ice and heard, "Go back to playing basketball!" He added: "There's absolutely no place in the game of hockey or our country for ...

Sports 'This is every kid's dream' - Rochdale hero Davies overjoyed with Spurs draw
Author: 0 'This is every kid's dream' - Rochdale hero Davies overjoyed with Spurs draw

But Steve Davies's stoppage-time equaliser saw Rochdale make it 2-2 and earn themselves a money-spinning replay at Wembley, Tottenham's temporary home this season while the successor ground to White Hart Lane is built. "This is a different game, a different competition and it will be tough". Meanwhile Spurs have only been halted by Leeds United as their own record against lower league opposition stems from 16 victories in 17 matches, while they have not lost to a side in the third-tier of ...

Sports Roger Federer wins Rotterdam Open
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Roger Federer overpowered Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in less than an hour to win the ABN AMRO World Tournament for his 97th career title. Federer, who achieved a record-extending 20-time Grand Slam title earlier in the year in Melbourne, will retake the number one ranking he last held in October 2012 when the official ATP rankings are published on Monday.

Sports NASCAR drivers slow down for Daytona Media Day
Author: 0 NASCAR drivers slow down for Daytona Media Day

It returns to its traditional spot on Presidential Weekend after being held a week later in the past several years. While it would be easy to dismiss their wins because, well, it's a qualifying race and not a main event, looking deeper into their victories shows that the wins came from building on their experiences.

Sports Conor McGregor's coach gives interesting insight into potential Floyd Mayweather rematch
Author: 0 Conor McGregor's coach gives interesting insight into potential Floyd Mayweather rematch

McGregor's longtime coach John Kavanagh has spoke about the potential fight and Mayweather making the jump from the boxing world to the Octagon. "If it's 10-1, 100-1, I bet it's going to be like 900-1". Decent enough points to be sure, but it's also worth noting Punk got destroyed by Mickey Gall on the ground in his first UFC fight. "I don't know, there seems to be something forming there".

Sports Donovan Mitchell Wins 2018 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest
Author: 0 Donovan Mitchell Wins 2018 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr . was one of the most exciting names listed as a participant in the 2018 Slam Dunk Contest . With All-Star weekend upon us, it's a good time for media to ask National Basketball Association stars questions they usually wouldn't ask after a pregame shootaround or in the post game.

Sports Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim shares her No. 1 tip for success
Author: 0 Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim shares her No. 1 tip for success

The Russians are lacking some of their top medal contenders because the International Olympic Committee banned many Russian athletes it felt had been tainted by doping. Competition at indoor venues in ice hockey , curling , figure skating and speed-skating has not been affected and spectators are still attending as normal.