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Sports Ronda Rousey Interviewed Before Elimination Chamber Contract Signing
Author: 0 Ronda Rousey Interviewed Before Elimination Chamber Contract Signing

If Jax is victorious and breaks the streak, she gets "added to" the Raw Women's Championship match at WrestleMania . Now, any WWE fan could see from a mile off that this wouldn't be Rousey signing a contract and leaving quietly, but nobody could have predicted what would happen next.

Sports Huddersfield compound misery for bottom-place West Bromwich Albion
Author: 0 Huddersfield compound misery for bottom-place West Bromwich Albion

Craig Dawson gave the hosts faint hope of a comeback with a header midway through the second period, but they never looked like drawing level as Huddersfield held firm in the closing stages. Manager Alan Pardew admits he was surprised by his side's insipid performance and felt they were unable to react to Huddersfield's aggressive approach.

Sports S. Korea: N. Korea willing to talk with US
Author: 0 S. Korea: N. Korea willing to talk with US

He made the remarks during a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who is eager to engage the North after one of the most hostile periods in recent years on the Korean Peninsula. Moon met Kim for about an hour beginning 5pm in Pyeongchang, the presidential office said without elaborating. "We will see if Pyongyang's message today, that it is willing to hold talks, represents the first steps along the path to denuclearization", the statement read.

Sports Taylor steers NZ to 3-wicket win over England in 1st ODI
Author: 0 Taylor steers NZ to 3-wicket win over England in 1st ODI

Stokes contributed 12 runs from 22 balls to England's total of 284-8 as it batted first after winning the toss. Morgan added: "When we broke that partnership between Ross Taylor and Tom Latham we were in the game, but didn't quite have enough in the tank".

Sports Black Panther boosts sales for African designers
Author: 0 Black Panther boosts sales for African designers

The Ryan Coogler-directed film stars Chadwick Boseman , Danai Gurira, Michael B. Jordan , Lupita Nyong'o , Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis. We can see more emphasis on the intricate designs Park embedded into the suit, a collar that flows into the cape , as well as more gold in the necklace and torso region, so as to indicate the regal nature of Black Panther .

Sports Dana White shares photo with Brock Lesnar in UFC shirt
Author: 0 Dana White shares photo with Brock Lesnar in UFC shirt

Given that WWE was so topical at the time of his tweet, White is teasing fans on a legendary level. Brock Lesnar's WWE contract is up after this year's Wrestlemania showcase on April 8th. The problem with these UFC fighters is, and they are all fantastic athletes, top of the line the world, they wear their bodies down in these training camps.

Sports Leafs acquire Plekanec in deal with Canadiens
Author: 0 Leafs acquire Plekanec in deal with Canadiens

Some fans would've liked to see Valiev and Rychel develop into Leafs players, but neither looked likely to achieve that and were always potential trade bait with the team looking closer and closer to being out of their supposed rebuild. Rychel was a 2013 first-round pick by Columbus who flamed out there before being dumped in Toronto, where the Leafs still managed to find some value in him as a piece to this trade.

Sports 'Biggest fan' Mr. T backs United States for curling gold
Author: 0 'Biggest fan' Mr. T backs United States for curling gold

If you told me before the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics started that the U.S. men's curling team would win their first ever gold medal, I wouldn't believe you. The team of "rejects" was led by John Shuster who had been cut by USA Curling after a disappointing performance in Sochi in 2014. Bars, clubs and homes all around the US had curling on.

Sports Mikaela Shiffrin never had to be the Michael Phelps of skiing
Author: 0 Mikaela Shiffrin never had to be the Michael Phelps of skiing

Vonn entered the slalom portion of the super combined event as the leader after acing the downhill portion - her specialty. Vonn, the final skier of the event, had an opportunity for a fairy-tale ending as an Olympian, but promptly missed a gate, ending her chances to win in an instant.

Author: 0 Manchester City Thrash Arsenal To Win English League Cup

So I try to tell the players to try to play it more like a friendly game and to be more calm. An Iwobi victory would see him following in the footsteps of compatriots Kelechi Iheanacho and the aforementioned Mikel, although Nigeria's most memorable contribution to a League Cup final came in 2011.

Sports Raina shines as India claim Twenty20 series against South Africa
Author: 0 Raina shines as India claim Twenty20 series against South Africa

Virat Kohli now has 56 worldwide hundreds, 21 in Tests and 35 in ODIs, which is the 5th most in the all-time list. India's only failure in South Africa came in the fourth ODI, when South Africa won a rain-shortened game. When Dhawan fell, India was at 126/4 and still had powerhouse batters Hardik Pandya and MS Dhoni at the crease. Faced with a target of 173, David Miller and Reeza Hendricks opened the innings for South Africa , as regular opener JJ Smuts was being rested.

Sports Companies abandon NRA over boycott demands
Author: 0 Companies abandon NRA over boycott demands

The hashtag #BoycottNRA remained one of the top trending topics on Twitter in the USA on Friday . Activists are seeking to name and shame business affiliates of the group. Insurer MetLife Inc also cut ties. Company spokespeople reached by NPR would not elaborate on the announcements. "Despite that, some corporations have made a decision to punish NRA membership in a shameful display of political and civic cowardice", the NRA said.

Sports International Olympic Committee upholds ban; no Russian flag for athletes
Author: 0 International Olympic Committee upholds ban; no Russian flag for athletes

Russia's suspension from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) could still be lifted even if a fresh doping case emerges over the next three days, it has has been revealed. "I've assured our athletes that the fight against doping is something we take really seriously". The IOC "could consider lifting the suspension to the extent that the delegation of olympic athletes of Russia (SRO) has complied with the IOC's decision of 5 December", explained its president, Thomas Bach , in ...

Sports Russell Wilson reporting to Yankees Spring training on Monday
Author: 0 Russell Wilson reporting to Yankees Spring training on Monday

He committed to taking part in a week of spring training , and is set to participate in workouts beginning Monday. Wilson will most likely be at spring training with the team and even sent a shout out to his heavy-hitter teammates Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge.

Sports Livescore: Latest Premier League results for Week 28 (Sunday), 2017/2018 EPL scores
Author: 0 Livescore: Latest Premier League results for Week 28 (Sunday), 2017/2018 EPL scores

However, a mistake from Andreas Christensen allowed Lionel Messi to net a crucial away goal for Barca , leaving the Spanish giants favourites to progress. "It's a massive game on Sunday and we are looking forward to it". "We played well. We were compact throughout the game, we tried not to give them a lot of chances and we did well in that".

Sports Marit Bjorgen caps historic Olympics with more history
Author: 0 Marit Bjorgen caps historic Olympics with more history

The Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation team members pose with their ice hockey gold medals after beating Germany in the final during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Hockey Center Gangneung yesterday. "I think my feelings were that I could do it on this distance and also that I have been a mother and I have been three weeks away from Marius, and now I knew that I'm finished and tomorrow I can see him", she said.

Sports Kane Heads Tottenham Past Crystal Palace Into EPL Top Four
Author: 0 Kane Heads Tottenham Past Crystal Palace Into EPL Top Four

However, he says that the Brazilian will not sign in time to be in the squad to face Tottenham Hotspur at Selhurst Park on Sunday. Mauricio Pochettino's side had dominated throughout, but often struggled to break down Palace's stubborn defence.

Sports Bruins Acquire Rick Nash From Rangers For Spooner, Beleskey, Others
Author: 0 Bruins Acquire Rick Nash From Rangers For Spooner, Beleskey, Others

This season, he has 18 goals and 10 assists in 60 games for the Rangers. He's owed a $3.8 million cap hit through 2019-20, so each team will be on the hook for $1.9 million until the end of that season. But that's the going rate to land the premier winger available on the trade market even if Nash hasn't cracked 40 points with the Rangers in each of the last two seasons.

Sports Zaza Pachulia denies he intentionally fell on Russell Westbrook's legs
Author: 0 Zaza Pachulia denies he intentionally fell on Russell Westbrook's legs

Members of the Oklahoma City Thunder were less than impressed with Golden State Warriors big man Zaza Pachulia after he fell on top of Russell Westbrook , during his team's 32-point blowout victory at Oracle Arena. Westbrook stayed on the floor in pain. This isn't the first time Pachulia has found himself in the spotlight for his "intentional/not intentional" style of play.

Sports Man City boss Guardiola to wear yellow ribbon at Wembley
Author: 0 Man City boss Guardiola to wear yellow ribbon at Wembley

Their 4-3-3 formation allows them to dominate possession in the manner which Guardiola demands, his side having completed over 100 passes more per 90 minutes than any other Premier League club in 2017/18. The Manchester City boss was charged by the governing body on Friday for "wearing a political message, specifically a yellow ribbon, in breach of the FA's kit and advertising regulations".

Sports Deandre Ayton Will Play For Arizona Tonight vs. Oregon
Author: 0 Deandre Ayton Will Play For Arizona Tonight vs. Oregon

Arizona is the best team in the Pac-12 and was a clear contender for the NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats (22-6) already are without No. 2 scorer Allonzo Trier , who tested positive for a performance enhancing drug for the second time in his college career and was suspended by the NCAA this week.

Sports Kansas Wins 14th Straight Big 12 Title
Author: 0 Kansas Wins 14th Straight Big 12 Title

Despite being forced to navigate through a number of unforeseen obstacles - not the least of which being an even more competitive than expected Big 12 - Kansas has extended its streak of consecutive regular season championships to 14. The point guard finished with a game-high 26 points on 10-of-18 shooting. But his impact clearly isn't the same, and whether the toe improves is likely to determine how far Tech goes in the NCAA Tournament.

Sports Liverpool v West Ham - story of the match
Author: 0 Liverpool v West Ham - story of the match

It's not a secret that there's a huge breakdown between West Ham's owners and fans at the moment. But Liverpool regained their three goal margin in the 77th minute, as Sadio Mane got his deserved goal to finish from close range after another Andrew Robertson's lung busting effort.

Sports Winter Olympics: Speed skater Peter Michael thinking ahead to 2022 Beijing Olympics
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: Speed skater Peter Michael thinking ahead to 2022 Beijing Olympics

This has had a negative effect on the Canadian team, which didn't quite roll through their group games and ended up crashing out to Germany in a shocking semifinal result. After an agonizing two-decade drought, the United States finally reclaimed the gold medal in Olympic women's hockey. Not only did she catch people's attention on the slopes, but her tweets got people talking too.

Sports Winter Olympics: Russian curler Krushelnitsky stripped of medal after positive doping test
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: Russian curler Krushelnitsky stripped of medal after positive doping test

The circumstances of Winter Olympics medal-winning Russian Federation curler Alexander Krushelnitsky's positive test for Meldonium are being investigated, the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation team has announced . "But since we really admit the fact that his doping probe was positive for meldonium , we hand back the medals", Russian news agency quoted Valentina Parinova as saying.

Sports Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond wins Olympic bronze medal in women's figure skating
Author: 0 Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond wins Olympic bronze medal in women's figure skating

Osmond's family believes she delivered a gold medal performance. Her only mishap was a slight bobble on a triple Lutz. Already trailing in seventh place after she put a hand down on a triple jump in the short program, the 20-year-old over-rotated the second triple jump, a toe loop, in her opening combination on Friday, and it got much, much worse from there.

Sports U.S. curling's 'Miracurl on Ice' gold-medal win goes viral
Author: 0 U.S. curling's 'Miracurl on Ice' gold-medal win goes viral

The Duluth Curling Club stayed open late so members and their guests could watch the game together, supporting the team from their club. Outlets report the win is particularly surprising because Team USA had been on the verge of elimination multiple times throughout the tournament.

Sports Steve Smith named Rajasthan Royals captain
Author: 0 Steve Smith named Rajasthan Royals captain

While Smith will lead the side, it also has seasoned stars like Ajinkya Rahane and Ben Stokes. These include the team of Rajasthan Royals , Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab. Smith, one of the best batsman in world cricket at present, was part of the Rajasthan Royals in 2014 and 2015 and was retained by the franchise.

Sports Gary Neville believes Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku is under pressure
Author: 0 Gary Neville believes Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku is under pressure

Matic has defended Lukaku's record across his first seven months at Old Trafford, however, telling Sky Sports News: "Romelu is a great striker". "I don't measure the players' performances the same way you do". I'm sure we can do something this season and in the future for sure. It's a big European away game and he doesn't play the position particularly well defensively.

Sports Megan Keller talks women's hockey gold medal win
Author: 0 Megan Keller talks women's hockey gold medal win

For the first time since the 1998 Nagano Olympics , Team USA has won the gold medal in women's ice hockey . Mikaela Shiffrin took silver in the Alpine combined event , her second medal in PyeongChang . Team USA took a huge lead late in the match when skipper John Shuster hit a ideal shot in the eighth end. Saturday was also vindication for a group once deemed the " Team of Rejects".