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Cannizaro, 39, was introduced on November 5, 2016, the same day Cohen officially took over as MSU's athletic director. Cannizaro has been with MSU for a little more than one season coaching the Diamond Dawgs. The move was not related to on-field success as the Bulldogs finished 40-27 last season and advanced to an NCAA Super Regional. After his professional playing days ended, the former Tulane All-American served as a baseball scout with the Yankees.
  • Canada's Sharpe wins gold in women's ski halfpipe at Winter Olympics

    Canada's Sharpe wins gold in women's ski halfpipe at Winter Olympics

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    On Sunday, February 18, the cameras will be on the two-man bobsled runs, the men's cross-country skiing 4x10km relay, and the women's freestyle halfpipe skiing. "I'm speechless right now", she said. "It made me insane". "I did have a different plan going into it, but I opted not to change it as my run was going".
  • Winter Olympics: Elizabeth Swaney the 'best' and worst' Olympian

    Winter Olympics: Elizabeth Swaney the 'best' and worst' Olympian

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    She sorta kinda attempted a 180 during one pass and then got super-fancy by skiing backward to the bottom. But if you tuned into the qualifying portion of women's halfpipe skiing in Pyeongchang this week, you got an odd and confusing surprise while watching free skier Elizabeth Swaney .
  • Major league notebook: MLB places limits on player visits to mound

    Major league notebook: MLB places limits on player visits to mound

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    Major League Baseball chose to defer implemenation of a pitch timer and between-batter timer next season, with commissioner Rob Manfred opting instead to give players an opportunity to speed up the game without the use of those timers. Definition of mound visit: A manager or coach trip to the mound to meet with the pitcher shall constitute a visit. Umpire will direct pitcher to complete warmups with 25 seconds remaining in break.
  • Red Wings trade Mrazek to Flyers for two conditional draft picks

    Red Wings trade Mrazek to Flyers for two conditional draft picks

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    The club's general manager (and legendary former goaltender who made his name with the Flyers ) Ron Hextall said the club was excited to have gotten Mrázek, who he called a proven National Hockey League goaltender. Atlantic. The Red Wings are 4-1 in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest, 6-17 in their last 23 Tuesday games and 2-7 in their last 9 home games.
  • JD Martinez: Inks deal with Red Sox

    JD Martinez: Inks deal with Red Sox

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    The move to rename Yawkey Way started in August when Red Sox owner John Henry said he was "haunted" by the racist legacy of his predecessor Tom Yawkey, who owned the team from 1933 to 1976. He has hit at least 22 homers per year since 2014. Martinez , 30, is coming off a remarkable season in which he hit 45 home runs with 104 RBIs in only 119 games for both the Tigers and Diamondbacks .
  • Chelsea Star Outlines Formula Needed Against Barcelona

    Chelsea Star Outlines Formula Needed Against Barcelona

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    But I'm completely different. I try and do my job, I try to reach that level, their level, because they are the best in the world. Antonio Conte says he had a sleepless night Friday, tossing and turning as he tried to figure out who to play against Barcelona in the biggest match of this season.
  • Jets will pay 'whatever it takes' to sign Kirk Cousins, report says

    Jets will pay 'whatever it takes' to sign Kirk Cousins, report says

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    If the Jets don't get Cousins, finding a long-term QB in the draft becomes Plan B. That plan would also involve re-signing Josh McCown or another veteran that could serve as a bridge and mentor. He'd likely be the second-best quarterback in the division behind Tom Brady and with that, offers the possibility of a renewed rivalry between the Jets and the Patriots should NY be able to supply Cousins with some offensive weapons.
  • Bubba Watson's face says it all in moment he didn't think possible

    Bubba Watson's face says it all in moment he didn't think possible

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    Watson finished by quashing a remark made in the past that he'd retire if he made it to ten PGA Tour wins, which he did by winning for the third time at Riviera. "I haven't played golf in years", he said . Far more memorable was getting his 10th career PGA Tour victory. "My goal has always been to get 10 wins", Watson said .
  • India vs South Africa 1st T20I Scorecard at New Wanderers

    India vs South Africa 1st T20I Scorecard at New Wanderers

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    After that India lost a bit of momentum in their innings as Pandey and MS Dhoni (16) added only 28 off 21 balls before the latter was bowled by Chris Morris (1-39) in the penultimate over. "We can't go away before that and have to make the best of every time here". But we'll definitely come back stronger. "They were 100 after 8 overs, so at that point you're looking at probably 220 or 240, and I thought the way the guys came back was exceptional", Duminy said in a post-match press conference.
  • Even before Baaghi 2 releases, makers announce Baaghi 3 with Tiger Shroff

    Even before Baaghi 2 releases, makers announce Baaghi 3 with Tiger Shroff

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    It's happening, folks! After the phenomenal success of Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor's Baaghi , Sajid Nadiadwala announced his upcoming film Baaghi 2 and the trailer will be out in a few days from now. "Tiger is a talented and dedicated actor". BAAGHI 2 is Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani's first film together and is tentatively slated to release on March 30.
  • Chelsea midfielder Willian: We can beat Barcelona

    Chelsea midfielder Willian: We can beat Barcelona

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    To have two number nines, Morata and Giroud, two options, is very important for us. Winning the FA Cup is an outstanding honour in its own right, however an extra prize of winning the oldest domestic cup competition in the world, is the qualification into the Europa League cup competition for the following season.
  • Sam Querrey: 'It feels like I beat Rafa Nadal'

    Sam Querrey: 'It feels like I beat Rafa Nadal'

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    Neither player could gain an advantage in a tight third set that saw only one break point forged between them, before Anderson prevailed in the tiebreak when Nishikori netted a backhand. "That (Mannarino) guy's always been so tricky. I was there for just a week a couple years ago and I had a few challenges to face but I've worked really, really hard to get back to this spot so that's a good piece of news that you just gave me there".
  • Earnhardt's lone Daytona 500 victory still resonates 20 years later

    Earnhardt's lone Daytona 500 victory still resonates 20 years later

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    Dillon led one lap en route to victory driving the famed No. 3. He did some donuts in the infield grass, very similar to Dale Earnhardt's celebration after his lone Daytona 500 win 20 years ago. "The emotions are just flowing", a tearful Childress said. The next laps I ran at Daytona were 2 miles per hour faster, and the only adjustment made to my auto was the line I was driving.
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    Almirola: "My heart is broken" after final-lap crash in Daytona 500

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    While his helmet is an ode to his family legacy, Earnhardt is out to carve his own legacy. But has grown up learning the sport from Dale Junior, otherwise known as Uncle Dale. Brad Keselowski wrecked early racing for the lead and although Joey Logano finished fourth, it wasn't the victory Penske expected from one of his drivers.
  • Darrell Wallace Jr. emotional after making history in Daytona 500

    Darrell Wallace Jr. emotional after making history in Daytona 500

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    As many likely remember, Hamlin recently said 70 percent of NASCAR drivers use Adderall. If that wasn't enough pressure, Wallace is driving the winningest auto in NASCAR history: Richard Petty's No. Then she got lost on pit road and was late to the media center. When the King greeted his driver following the race, the drivers shared a laugh over it.
  • England win battle, but Munro ensures New Zealand win the war

    England win battle, but Munro ensures New Zealand win the war

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    Bayliss added: "If we continue putting so many games, there will be a certain amount of blow-out not just with players, but with coaches as well". "If you want to play a World Cup every four years or whatever it is, maybe six months before you get the worldwide teams and let them play some T20 internationals." England were without first-choice T20 players such as Joe Root, Moeen Ali and Ben Stokes in the tri-series - the latter because of a police investigation - as they gave ...
  • Canadian ice dancers set world record at Olympics

    Canadian ice dancers set world record at Olympics

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    Moir and Virtue scored an 83.67 for their riveting short program - topping their previous record they set at Skate Canada past year. Even with a slight wardrobe malfunction for Papadakis and Cizeron, they remain in the hunt. "Yeah, it has been something that has been really hard to work with but really inspiring at the same time", Cizeron said. "We tried to go there and really soak in the environment and the energy that is the Olympics", said Poje.
  • Red Bull launch the new RB14

    Red Bull launch the new RB14

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    Red Bull Racing have unveiled a dramatic new livery for their 2018 contender, - the third auto to have broken cover ahead of the new season - albeit only for pre-season testing. "Today Daniel Ricciardo is taking the all-new Aston Martin Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer RB14 for a spin at Silverstone Circuit as we conduct a pre-season filming day", Red Bull said in a statement.
  • USA to play Slovakia in Olympic hockey qualification playoff

    USA to play Slovakia in Olympic hockey qualification playoff

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    However, after routing the United States , Rachel Homan and company scored a gritty, come-from-behind victory over Switzerland on Sunday, meaning that Canada can even its record with a win over Japan on Monday (late Sunday night EST). "We have a good read on the ice so I'm not anxious". Howard, who has played against most of the teams in the men's draw, said the depth of the field is also strong in that competition.