• Olympics: Norway extends its medal table lead

    Olympics: Norway extends its medal table lead

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    South Korean national hero Choi Min-jeong is expected to take gold in the event, and if she does, the Gangneung Oval will no doubt go absolutely insane. "I'm honestly just in disbelief right now", Wise said. But the medals they receive aren't actually worth that much. In the women's race, America's Jessica Diggins surged late to cross the line in 15:56.47, beating Sweden's Stina Nilsson by an outstretched leg for the gold.
  • Vikings awarded two compensatory picks in 2018 National Football League draft

    Vikings awarded two compensatory picks in 2018 National Football League draft

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    Cincinnati, Green Bay, Dallas and Oakland each received four extra picks, while Arizona and Houston got three each. It means the Giants will have the regular allotment of seven draft picks. Under NFL rules, the number of compensatory draft picks can not exceed the number of franchises. They did not have a fourth or a sixth-round pick because of trades.
  • Arsene Wenger singles out Kevin De Bruyne ahead of Manchester City clash

    Arsene Wenger singles out Kevin De Bruyne ahead of Manchester City clash

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    Arsenal are expected to ease past Ostersunds in the second leg of their UEFA Europa League last-32 tie on Thursday, after a dominant win away from home. "He's going to play at a pace that, unfortunately for him, does create criticism, because he looks so laid back". Wenger has won the FA Cup a record seven times since he took the helm at Arsenal but has twice been beaten in the final of the League Cup , by Chelsea in 2007 and Birmingham City in 2011.
  • Jessie Diggins will carry the United States flag at Olympics closing ceremony

    Jessie Diggins will carry the United States flag at Olympics closing ceremony

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    Olympic team at the Closing Ceremony. She passed Norway's Maiken Caspersen Falla on the downhill, then rounded the final corner and set her sights on Sweden's Stina Nilsson on the final 100-meter stretch. She also was sixth in the classic sprint. Diggins dug deep, taking the lane nearest the grandstand, where the rest of the American cross-country team was on its feet screaming and cheering her to the finish line.
  • Manchester City's Pep Guardiola charged by FA over Catalonia yellow ribbon

    Manchester City's Pep Guardiola charged by FA over Catalonia yellow ribbon

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    Guardiola has been a vocal proponent of Catalan independence and the FA charge was the second time on Friday his political alignment placed him in the headlines. I am only asking that people should be allowed to vote, let's not forget that. "To make a rebellion on something like that, you have to be something tough to be in prison".
  • Ex-Bears CB Charles Tillman now an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent

    Ex-Bears CB Charles Tillman now an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent

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    The FBI wouldn't comment to the Sporting News about Tillman, because it wants to protect the privacy of its officers. "(He) has his badge and everything". "But I think at some point the Federal Bureau of Investigation will also use it as part of their recruiting policy, as in, 'Look who we got'". The FBI's training course is 20 weeks long and is held at its Quantico, Virginia headquarters.
  • Dortmund's Batshuayi accuses Atalanta fans of racism

    Dortmund's Batshuayi accuses Atalanta fans of racism

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    The actions from the Atalanta fans are nothing new. For Batshuayi, it was a totally disgusting feeling as he took to Twitter to slam the racist fans in a Twitter post. Struggling to earn minutes or the trust of Antonio Conte at Chelsea, Batshuayi joined Dortmund on loan on transfer deadline day in the winter window.
  • Jaguars cut RB Chris Ivory

    Jaguars cut RB Chris Ivory

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    He started three games in Fournette's place, totaling 159 yards on 54 carries in those games. The Jaguars will clear just over $3.6 million in cap space by cutting Ivory, but they'll be left with $3.25 million in dead money for 2018. But in the grand scheme of things, $2.3 million or so either way is not enough to make keeping him worth it. During his three-season stint in New York, Ivory never rushed for fewer than 800 yards.
  • Nursing Home Employees Indicted in Death of Neglected World War II Vet

    Nursing Home Employees Indicted in Death of Neglected World War II Vet

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    Three staff members at a Georgia senior-care facility have been indicted on charges that their actions not only caused the death of a resident in their care, but that they also tried to cover up his death. Nursing home attorneys attempted to prevent media from getting hold of the hidden camera footage and video deposition, but a DeKalb County judge ordered documents in the case to be unsealed, Fox News reports .
  • Hungary storm to first Winter Olympics gold

    Hungary storm to first Winter Olympics gold

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    The host country was denied gold on the final night of competition. " In Singapore , gold medalists take home $ 1 million ". The United States got off to a terrible start at the Winter Olympics , winning just 10 medals in the first 11 days of the games.
  • European Union mobilizes intlآ'l support for Sahel region

    European Union mobilizes intlآ'l support for Sahel region

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    The statement said that the European Union is the biggest donor to the G5 Sahel countries with 8 billion euros (9.9 billion US dollars) in development aid over 2014-2020. French President Emmanuel Macron will call for more to be done to support a separate EU train-and-advise mission in Mali , an EU diplomat said, and is seeking 50 more EU troops after Belgian soldiers ended their tour in the mission.
  • Chiefs reportedly finalizing deal to send Marcus Peters to Rams

    Chiefs reportedly finalizing deal to send Marcus Peters to Rams

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    Peters, who is one of the better cornerbacks in the league but became a distraction in Kansas City last season, was seen as expendable. Kansas City has made some major additions to their secondary, signing David Amerson and acquiring Kendall Fuller as part of the Alex Smith trade.
  • Jurgen Klopp wants Sadio Mane to sign new contract at Liverpool

    Jurgen Klopp wants Sadio Mane to sign new contract at Liverpool

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    Mane, who scored a hat trick at Porto in Liverpool's last match in the Champions League round of 16, joined the club from Southampton in the summer of 2015, signing a five-year contract at the time. They are getting good results, ( Marko) Arnautovic flying. West Ham are 12th in the league, losing just once in their last eight matches in the competition.
  • Why Pardew won't save his job - and West Brom are already down

    Why Pardew won't save his job - and West Brom are already down

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    The pressure is intensifying on Pardew with suggestions he could be sacked if they slip up this weekend despite only replacing Tony Pulis at the end of November. All the pressure is on the Baggies and the odds-on hosts can not be backed with any confidence. West Brom's biggest problem this season has been draws.
  • Women's hockey gold highlights belated rush of medals for the Americans

    Women's hockey gold highlights belated rush of medals for the Americans

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    Hockey Canada and Samsung Canada partnered to embed a videographer with the national team as it played games in every corner of Alberta and across North America as part of its PyeongChang preparations, getting access to Team Canada everywhere - on the bus, during off-ice training, in the dressing room and on the ice.
  • Flyers Get Goaltender Petr Mrazek in Trade With Red Wings

    Flyers Get Goaltender Petr Mrazek in Trade With Red Wings

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    Simmonds is one of 10 Flyers players that has suited up in every one of Philadelphia's games this season. After the past season the Red Wings sent him back down to the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins where he has played 36 games this season (20 wins, 2.47 GAA, .916 SV%).
  • Stephen Curry clowns Clippers owner after hitting wide-open 3-pointer

    Stephen Curry clowns Clippers owner after hitting wide-open 3-pointer

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    The Warriors ended the third quarter still shooting over 65% from the field, and yet the Clippers won the third quarter by 2 and were only down 10 entering the fourth. Their 11-6 record since January 10, a game worse than the Clippers, has caused them to drop below the surging Rockets in the race for the NBA's best record.
  • Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea

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    President Moon Jae-in (right) shakes hands with Ivanka Trump, the USA president's daughter and senior advisor, at Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul on Friday . Liberty Korea Party Chairman Hong Joon-pyo accused the Moon administration of "blindly following" the North's maneuvers to incite conflict within the South and drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington .
  • Tim Drevno Reportedly Resigns as Michigan Offensive Coordinator

    Tim Drevno Reportedly Resigns as Michigan Offensive Coordinator

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    He was Ohio State's offensive line coach in four of his five seasons, and he also held that title at Notre Dame, Illinois, Kansas, Air Force and Army. Michigan's offense was horrendous in 2017 and many fans and analysts have pointed the finger directly at Tim Drevno for his playcalling. Drevno's resignation comes after MI head coach Jim Harbaugh announced the hiring of Jim McElwain as wide receivers coach February 20.
  • Germany upsets Canada in Olympic men's hockey

    Germany upsets Canada in Olympic men's hockey

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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.
  • Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld is a doubt for Crystal Palace clash

    Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld is a doubt for Crystal Palace clash

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    Now, a report in The Times claim Spurs are open to selling Alderweireld as discussions about a new deal stall. Aldrerweireld is said to have demanded £150,000 - three times his current wage packet - but Spurs are highly reluctant to go above around £110,000 given their strict wage structure.