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Team USA needs one more victory to reach nine gold medals and equal their tally from the last three Games - and avoid their lowest return since winning six at Nagano 1998. We communicate really well on the ice", Jocelyne said. "We all knew she had it". Her teammates said they had complete confidence in Rooney, who has only been with the national team since the 2017 world championships.
  • Colts' Andrew Luck (shoulder) insists he will not require another surgery

    Colts' Andrew Luck (shoulder) insists he will not require another surgery

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    The one thing that I've learned through these couple of years of dealing with it is that I can't skip steps. I'm extremely optimistic. It's been fun to see myself improve. Reich says he's not "demanding an answer" about it but that he is optimistic. The 28-year-old went on injured reserve on November 2. "It makes you sort of turn the proverbial mirror on yourself and look at, 'Who am I?" "One of the many great things, blessings, of what I've gone through.is I truly love football".
  • US Women's Hockey Wins First Gold Since 1998

    US Women's Hockey Wins First Gold Since 1998

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    For the first time in two decades, the Canadian women's hockey team will have to settle for silver after losing 3-2 to the United States in a shootout Thursday. Rooney was just 7 and a months old the last time the American women won the gold medal in Nagano in 1998. They have also been the only two women's ice hockey teams ever to win an Olympic gold medal.
  • US Tennis Association 'mostly liable' in Bouchard fall

    US Tennis Association 'mostly liable' in Bouchard fall

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    A NY federal court jury needed less than an hour of deliberation to find USTA negligence was the main culprit in the fall that left Bouchard with a concussion and forced her to withdraw from the Grand Slam event. She recalled being in "shock" as she found herself "staring at the ceiling". She slipped on a wet locker room floor that was covered in a cleaning solution.
  • Russian bobsledder who wore anti-doping shirt just failed a doping test

    Russian bobsledder who wore anti-doping shirt just failed a doping test

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    Sergeeva and her brakewoman Anastasia Kocherzhova finished 12th in the women's two-person bobsleigh which took place on Tuesday and Wednesday. The IOC in December determined that Russian athletes who proved they were clean would be allowed to compete as neutrals in the Games, in a team named the Olympic Athletes of Russia (OAR).
  • Simpson, Noren share lead in Florida, McDowell in touch

    Simpson, Noren share lead in Florida, McDowell in touch

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    It was Watson's 10th career win and his 3rd at the Genesis Open. I would imagine those plans are now on hold. More on the Euros below but, as for the other Americans, Rickie Fowler was 18/1 when winning past year so the 15/2 for a defence looks grim.
  • Villarreal footballer charged with attempted murder, kidnapping

    Villarreal footballer charged with attempted murder, kidnapping

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    Semedo, who was remanded in custody when he appeared in court on Thursday, is also accused of assault and battery, threats, illegal possession of weapons and theft with violence, said a justice spokesman. It is not the first time Portuguese under-21 global Semedo has been in trouble with police since signing for Villarreal from Sporting Lisbon prior to this season.
  • Batshuayi accuses Atalanta fans of racism

    Batshuayi accuses Atalanta fans of racism

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    He said: "I'll be honest, I didn't hear them. This should never happen", Percassi told Sky Italia , as quoted by Football Italia . Dortmund were close to crashing out of the Europa league, after a Toloi opener gave Atalanta an away goal.
  • Man Utd insider rubbishes claims of furious blow-up at Newcastle

    Man Utd insider rubbishes claims of furious blow-up at Newcastle

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    The insider told the Daily Star: "Reports of a bust-up in the dressing room following the Newcastle match are total rubbish". Mourinho said he took every available first-team player to Huddersfield Town for the FA Cup fifth-round tie on Saturday and was forced to supplement the squad with youngsters Ethan Hamilton and Angel Gomes .
  • Jarrett Jack will move to the bench on Thursday for NY

    Jarrett Jack will move to the bench on Thursday for NY

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    It would take the Knicks attaching a couple of first-round picks and taking back some dead salary to make it happen. The Knicks played an all-around team game, finishing with 31 assists, which is eight more than their season average. Orlando starters D.J. Augustin and Jonathon Simmons had 13 and 12 points, respectively. Tim Hardaway Jr. dropped 23 points, O'Quinn put in 14 off the bench, and Courtney Lee had an efficient 10 points in 14 minutes.
  • Anna Gasser's First Place Run in 2018 Winter Olympic Big Air Debut

    Anna Gasser's First Place Run in 2018 Winter Olympic Big Air Debut

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    American snowboarder Jamie Anderson was oh so close to winning the first ever gold medal in snowboard big air . Although O'Brien was disappointed in her own performance, she was happy to be among a field strong of competitors. Anderson had to settle for a silver medal with a total score of 177-point-25, while New Zealand's Zoi Sadowski Synnott claimed bronze with a score of 157-point-50.
  • Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea have a tendency to chop and change managers'

    Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea have a tendency to chop and change managers'

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    Chelsea must score at Camp Nou in three weeks' time to have any chance of reaching the quarter-finals, and Fabregas urged his side to show "a lot of personality" and not resort to sitting back. Ahead of the match Conte had warned Chelsea would need to play "a flawless game" to earn a positive result, and speaking in his postmatch news conference, the Italian insisted his players had come agonisingly close to meeting his target.
  • Sore Loser? Canadian Hockey Olympian Yanks Silver Medal Off Neck in Disgust

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    It's hard to face silver when your team was one point away from gold, but one Canadian hockey team defense player went further than merely feeling glum. Larocque immediately faced criticism for what she did. This was the Olympics, the official from the International Ice Hockey Federation explained. Larocque reportedly left the ice to Americans chanting, "put your medal on", but remained steadfast in her protest.
  • Russell Wilson to Participate at Yankees Spring Training for 'Multiple Days'

    Russell Wilson to Participate at Yankees Spring Training for 'Multiple Days'

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    When the transaction occurred, it was reported that Wilson wouldn't try to play two sports-he's not the next Deion Sanders-but he would likely show up for spring training. Wilson has maintained that his focus is on football and that he does not plan to pursue baseball professionally at this time, but he hasn't ruled out the possibility of trying to be a two-sport athlete in the future.
  • American skier Wise defends men's halpipe title in PyeongChang

    American skier Wise defends men's halpipe title in PyeongChang

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    Fellow American Alex Ferreira won silver, coming in just behind Wise in his last run at 96.40. "I was just so proud of my skiing today, and that's why in the third run I just didn't have anything left in the bag". "If he doesn't, it's all good, I'm moving on.' So I dropped in and did the run that I knew how to do". At least the U.S. have the Phoenix Snow Park halfpipe.
  • College Football Player Shot At New Year's Party Has Died

    College Football Player Shot At New Year's Party Has Died

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    Aaron was paralyzed after he was struck in the back by a stray bullet while at a New Year's Eve party. Immediately after the shooting in Severn, Md., Aaron's injuries were not considered life-threatening. Aaron was a freshman defensive tackle at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia . Following his injuries, Larry Aaron III was transferred to University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute to start rehabilitation.
  • Welbeck set for new Arsenal deal

    Welbeck set for new Arsenal deal

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    Wenger admires Welbeck's versatility, calling him a "useful" player to have in the squad. The twenty-seven year old is set to start as Arsenal take on Ostersunds in the second leg of the Europa Leage round of 32 tie on Thursday evening.
  • 'Salman was joking that Jacqueline would be replaced', says Sajid Nadiadwala

    'Salman was joking that Jacqueline would be replaced', says Sajid Nadiadwala

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    Interestingly, the lead pair of the movie, Salman - Jacqueline Fernandez, are working together for the second time after tasting success with Kick . Nadiadwala further added that once he finishes penning down the script of the film, that's when he'll "be completely sure" however at present, Fernandez is there in what he's writing, however it's too early to talk about any of these developments, according to Nadiadwala.
  • PNB fraud: GoI opposes plea for SIT probe

    PNB fraud: GoI opposes plea for SIT probe

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    However the petitioner insisted that that court seek a report from the government. "We will allow the government to carry on its duties and not prevent it". You mean to say we must not hear the AG? "The objective is to gain publicity by filing these publicity-oriented litigations", the bench said and fixed the PIL for hearing on March 16.
  • Sweden Wins Men's Slalom Gold

    Sweden Wins Men's Slalom Gold

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    Andre Myhrer of Sweden won the men's slalom skiing event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Thursday as two of the favorites failed to finish. Kristoffersen, who won silver in the giant slalom in Pyeongchang , refused to blame his vomiting at the start. "I had already really a bad feeling about the whole situation", Hirscher said, acknowledging he had some "really bad training days here".
  • US Women's Hockey Team Wins Gold With Thrilling Shootout Win Over Canada

    US Women's Hockey Team Wins Gold With Thrilling Shootout Win Over Canada

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    Maddie Rooney stopped Meghan Agosta on her second try of Thursday's shootout to clinch it. Rooney stopped 29 shots in regulation and the 20-minute overtime. Canada's Jocelyne Larocque took off her silver medal immediately after receiving it. And Lamoureux-Davidson had pulled it off earlier in the tournament on a goal against the Olympic Athletes of Russian Federation.