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Sports Czech Republic knocks out U.S. men's hockey team
Author: 0 Czech Republic knocks out U.S. men's hockey team

USA goalie Ryan Zapolski did his best to keep his team in it, stopping all but one shot sent his way, but none of the American shooters could match, leaving the team to fall 1-0 in the shootout and be eliminated from Olympic play. "It was a team that was built to represent our country the way it was represented". "We'll be disappointed but I thought we battled hard and we left everything we had out there".

Sports Kirstie Alley is not a fan of Olympic curling
Author: 0 Kirstie Alley is not a fan of Olympic curling

A couple hours later, the U.S. Men's Olympic Curling team's verified Twitter account responded to Alley. The U.S. men's team pulled off a huge victory over Canada Monday and later defeated Switzerland for a second straight win to keep their playoff hopes alive.

Sports Kohli Credits Wife Anushka For Historic Win
Author: 0 Kohli Credits Wife Anushka For Historic Win

The remarkable run for Indian captain Virat Kohli has continued, with the star batsman becoming just the second player in history to simultaneously rank above 900 points in both Test matches and ODIs, according to the ICC batting rankings.

Sports Canada's Brady Leman wins gold in Olympic men's skicross — NewsAlert
Author: 0 Canada's Brady Leman wins gold in Olympic men's skicross — NewsAlert

Canada's Brady Leman edged Switzerland's Marc Bischofberger to claim victory in the men's ski cross final. "This blows the other two Games out of the water", said Leman. Leman, who finished fourth in Sochi four years ago after crashing in the final, hopes Drury can do something similar in Beijing in 2022. Because Drury lost a ski he wasn't allowed to try and get down the hill for a potential bronze.

Sports Serena Williams reveals she almost died after giving birth to her daughter
Author: 0 Serena Williams reveals she almost died after giving birth to her daughter

The doctors found blood clots in her lungs. Daughter Alexis Olympia was born via emergency C-section in September after her heart-rate plummeted during contractions. As she recovered from the surgery, the new mum discovered she had small blood clots in her lungs, and she also required a further operation as her C-section wound opened, leading surgeons to discover a large haematoma - a collection of clotted blood, in her abdomen.

Sports Lionel Messi breaks Chelsea duck to earn Barca 1-1 draw
Author: 0 Lionel Messi breaks Chelsea duck to earn Barca 1-1 draw

Despite his negative approach to the game, and only managing 26% possession during the game, Chelsea actually had more attempts on goal, having 11 efforts of the Barcelona net as opposed to the Blaugrana's seven. If Chelsea had made a decision to go with say, Alvaro Morata up front with Hazard and Willian on the flanks, the Blues would not have been able to get the hold of midfield.

Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane: 'Cristiano Ronaldo won't play against Leganes'

German midfielder Kroos is out with a knee problem, whilst Brazilian defender Marcelo and Croatian Modric have hamstring problems. The German worldwide already missed the weekend's 5-3 win over Real Betis after suffering "a sprain to the exterior lateral ligament in the left knee" during Los Blancos' 3-1 victory over PSG in the first leg played at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Sports Why Lindsey Vonn is wearing No. 7 in the Olympic downhill
Author: 0 Why Lindsey Vonn is wearing No. 7 in the Olympic downhill

Vonn won gold in the same event in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, though she missed the Sochi Games due to injury. Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn , whose anti-Trump comments sparked backlash a year ago, said she will not be defeated by online bullies who say karma had a hand in her tying for sixth place in Saturday's super-G competition in South Korea.

Sports Bronze for Lindsey Vonn in American ski star's final Olympic downhill
Author: 0 Bronze for Lindsey Vonn in American ski star's final Olympic downhill

On the eve of the women's downhill race at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 , Lindsey Vonn said, "It's all or nothing - same as super-G - I'm just going to give it all I have". The American wasn't at Sochi in 2014, instead "on the couch, watching", she said, after two operations to fix torn ligaments in her right knee. After finishing sixth in super-G, she trailed Goggia by nearly half of a second to take away the downhill bronze .

Author: 0 Lampard urged Man Utd star Pogba to learn from defensive mistakes

There is much speculation about Pogba's future at United, given some poor performances in recent games. I think we can stay at this level and we can go to Old Trafford on Sunday and play another great game. Carrick's fitness problems have hurt Mourinho and United this season, and also led to Matic being overworked and overplayed, while Marouane Fellaini has also missed too many games.

Sports Devin McCourty says no disciplinary reason for Malcolm Butler benching
Author: 0 Devin McCourty says no disciplinary reason for Malcolm Butler benching

According to starting safety and captain Devin McCourty , players knew that Butler's role would be limited the week leading up to the big game. "We all knew he wasn't starting all week", McCourty told NJ.com. "As far as I know, all of that is the furthest thing from the truth", McCourty said. After the game, a distraught Butler said the Patriots "gave up on me" .

Sports When is the Stoneman Douglas town hall meeting; what time, what channel?
Author: 0 When is the Stoneman Douglas town hall meeting; what time, what channel?

A person close to Cruz contacted the FBI's Public Access Line on January 5, reporting Cruz's gun ownership, desire to kill others, erratic behavior and disturbing social media posts, the statement said. "It's time to let our legislators know that they must stand up to the gun lobby". Now numerous students are calling for tighter gun control laws and are throwing their weight behind a wave of planned protests.

Sports I need medical miracles to extend career: Lindsey Vonn
Author: 0 I need medical miracles to extend career: Lindsey Vonn

Goggia, who has three World Cup downhill wins, gave Italy its first Olympic gold in the downhill. Her outing in the super-G in Pyeongchang, won by Czech snowboard crossover Ester Ledecka , saw her finish sixth after a big mistake at the bottom of the course cost her at least a podium spot.

Sports Tiger Woods, Steve Stricker named Ryder Cup vice captains
Author: 0 Tiger Woods, Steve Stricker named Ryder Cup vice captains

Woods has made just two PGA Tour starts since his comeback after a lengthy spell on the sidelines following a fourth back operation. Woods has appeared seven times as a player in the Ryder Cup , his last at Medinah in 2012, while Stricker made three consecutive Ryder Cup appearances for the United States of America starting in 2008.

Sports Pogba and Ibrahimovic train with Man Utd ahead of Sevilla tie
Author: 0 Pogba and Ibrahimovic train with Man Utd ahead of Sevilla tie

The next one is against Sevilla . They have a triple injury boost with Ever Banega , Joaquin Correa and Nolito all fit following lay-offs. Ander Herrera , Marcus Rashford and Antonio Valencia , who all missed the game at Huddersfield, also travelled to Seville .

Sports Photo of Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma's intimate kiss is breaking the internet
Author: 0 Photo of Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma's intimate kiss is breaking the internet

Among batsmen, India captain Virat Kohli , who became the first batsman to rack up 500 or more runs in a bilateral ODI series , breached the 900-point mark. The two look so much in love and their picture ideal moment is something we can't stop gushing about. While the former captain is impressed with Kohli's performance, he said that the next two series against Australia and England will define him as a captain.

Sports Guess co-founder steps aside amid Kate Upton allegations
Author: 0 Guess co-founder steps aside amid Kate Upton allegations

Kate Upton has publicly accused Paul Marciano , the co-founder of the Guess fashion line, of sexual misconduct in two separate social media posts. "As soon I walked in with photographer Yu Tsai, Paul came straight up to me, forcibly grabbed my breasts and started feeling them - playing with them actually", she told Time .

Sports Jessie Diggins wins historic cross-country gold
Author: 0 Jessie Diggins wins historic cross-country gold

Team USA ended their 42-year Olympic medal drought in cross-country skiing Wednesday and they made American cross-country history in the process. They won the first-ever Olympic medal for the US women's cross-country skiing team - and it was a gold one.

Sports Arsene Wenger Reveals Pep Guardiola Visited His Home as a Player
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger Reveals Pep Guardiola Visited His Home as a Player

In the first leg of this Europa League tie, Arsene Wenger picked a very strong Arsenal side to cope with the rigours of below zero temperatures and a plastic pitch, and they left Sweden as comfortable 3-0 winners . He has exceptional teams and he is managing them very well... But they changed their decision after it was pointed out the teams have met many times with both wearing white shorts without any identification problems.

Author: 0 United States men's hockey eliminated in dramatic shootout loss

Pavel Francouz stopped all five US shots with relative ease. The team lost by a combined score of 28-2 in its games and was rarely competitive. Petr Koukal scored the victor, the only player to score on USA goaltender Ryan Zapolski in the shootout.

Sports William Hill PLC hit by £6.2mln fine by The Gambling Commission
Author: 0 William Hill PLC hit by £6.2mln fine by The Gambling Commission

An investigation by the body revealed that, between November 2014 and August 2016, the bookmaker breached anti-money laundering and social responsibility regulations. Following the report William Hill will now need to appoint external auditors to review the effectiveness and implementation of their anti-money laundering and social responsibility policies and procedures to ensure that history doesn't repeat itself again.

Sports Napoli set club record with another Serie A win
Author: 0 Napoli set club record with another Serie A win

The results of both clubs have been outstanding this season. On Saturday, one of the most freaky own goals of the Serie A season set Inter Milan on its way to a 2-0 defeat at Genoa which cost it the third place. Both will be racing to be fit for the Champions League return leg at Wembley on March 7. Juventus were without injured Mario Mandzukic, Blaise Matuidi and Juan Cuadrado, with Paulo Dybala and Federico Bernardeschi starting on the bench.

Sports Lazio chief Tare: De Vrij will leave at end of season
Author: 0 Lazio chief Tare: De Vrij will leave at end of season

For months De Vrij had reportedly been on the verge of signing a renewal, which would have included a buying clause of around €25m, but the longer things went on the more likely an exit has looked. Both Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Stefan De Vrij are reported to be on the bianconeri watch-list for next season. "The only certainty is that there will never be a lack of footballers and we've got to be good at finding them".

Author: 0 Ohio State Basketball vs. Rutgers: Preview and prediction

As a team, Ohio State is scoring 75.8 points per game on 48.4% shooting from the field, 35.3% from behind the arc and 73% from the foul line this season. Corey Sanders went just 3 of 14 from the field, but still leads the Scarlet Knights in scoring this season with 14.2 points and 3.1 assists per game this season while Freeman leads Rutgers in rebounding with 7.6 rebounds per game this season.

Sports Champions League: Sevilla need to
Author: 0 Champions League: Sevilla need to "kill" Alexis Sanchez - Montella

Though Paul Pogba missed the Huddersfield clash due to illness, he is set to play against Sevilla after he was pictured training with the first team in Spain . "He's a fantastic player, I saw him play in Italy". We have to be ready physically and mentally'. They went out to Leicester at this stage last season, and defender Sergio Escudero insists they have learned from that disappointment.

Sports National Basketball Association releases statement on Sports Illustrated report on Mavs
Author: 0 National Basketball Association releases statement on Sports Illustrated report on Mavs

Another woman, who recorded incidents of misconduct over a period of years, told SI she complained to her boss about Ussery. A pre-emptive statement released by the Mavericks earlier Tuesday did not mention Sneed by name but stated, "In a separate matter, we have also learned that an employee misled the organization about a prior domestic violence incident".

Sports Mike Hesson says T20Is and Eden Park vital for NZ cricket
Author: 0 Mike Hesson says T20Is and Eden Park vital for NZ cricket

New Zealand have lost their last two games and will be looking for a reversal in form to clinch the series. "In some countries that's not as big a deal, but for New Zealand Cricket, to get 35,000 at Eden Park or whatever it was the other day, that's huge for us, and huge for the game, and huge for the promotion of the game", he said.

Sports Messi breaks Chelsea duck to earn Barcelona 1-1 draw
Author: 0 Messi breaks Chelsea duck to earn Barcelona 1-1 draw

The result means Barca take an away goal back to Camp Nou, though hopes for Chelsea remain; Antonio Conte's side proved they can match-up against the Spanish giants. The Brazilian could have scored a hat-trick here, and Chelsea will be kicking themselves that they wouldn't make more of the chances they created. Chelsea had defended brilliantly but with 15 minutes to go and leading 1-0 Andreas Christensen played a insane pass across his penalty area and Barcelona punished them.

Sports Bradie Tennell skates first in ladies' short program
Author: 0 Bradie Tennell skates first in ladies' short program

However, at the end of competition Tuesday evening, she finished up in ninth place, ahead of fellow US figure skaters Karen Chen and Bradie Tennell in 10th and 11th place respectively. "Today it wasn't my day, but I delivered when it counted for the team". In her first senior season in which she was not injured, Tennell didn't fall in the short program or free skate at the Lombardia Trophy, Skate America, the national championships and through the short program in the team event, in which ...

Sports Chelsea Confirmed lineup vs Barcelona: Rudiger starts; Hazard in False Nine role
Author: 0 Chelsea Confirmed lineup vs Barcelona: Rudiger starts; Hazard in False Nine role

The Blues now face a huge uphill task in the return game on 14 March to avoid a European exit which would only heighten speculation over Conte's future as manager. Neither side came especially close to finding a victor, Barcelona looking to protect their draw and Chelsea wary of sending too many men forward, and though it is easy to see Chelsea scoring at the Camp Nou, it is easy to see Barcelona doing likewise.

Sports Man United to Make Real Madrid's Toni Kroos Its Top Summer Target
Author: 0 Man United to Make Real Madrid's Toni Kroos Its Top Summer Target

The Frenchman wants to play in a midfield three like he did with Juventus and Kroos is seen as the ideal selection alongside Matic and behind Pogba in the middle of the park. Manchester United are reportedly interested in bringing a world-class holding midfielder to Old Trafford this offseason as a replacement for Michael Carrick.