• Fernando Alonso crashes out in opening hour of pre-season test
Fernando Alonso crashes out in opening hour of pre-season test

The right rear wheel came off Alonso's vehicle during the first 40 minutes of a chilly morning in Spain as teams took part in their first official test since November. There are a few things we are trying to change and adapt like every new auto. Also I think on the performance side it is very early to say but everything seems to be in line with our...

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  • Pakistan Super League set to be bigger and better in 2018
Pakistan Super League set to be bigger and better in 2018

Teenager Ibtisam Sheikh, 19 also impressed with a three-wicket haul in only his second PSL outing. Armed with some seasoned performers in the shape of Andre Russell and JP Duminy and the precocious talent of Shadab Khan and Sahibzada Farhan with some fancy all-round talent of Faheem Ashraf, Islamabad will remain the front-runners for the title in...

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  • Winter Olympics 2018: Ester Ledecka makes medal history in Pyeongchang
Winter Olympics 2018: Ester Ledecka makes medal history in Pyeongchang

She said she became a serious skier at age 13 by default. Ledecka is the first female Olympian to win two gold medals in two separate events in the same Winter Olympics [VIDEO ]. Her reason for doing so was just as it was seven days ago: she did not have time to put on make-up. She didn't take off her goggles at the post-race press conferenc...

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  • Jaguars close to signing QB Bortles to extension
Jaguars close to signing QB Bortles to extension

A day after faith was placed in the front office and head coach with contract extensions , Jacksonville is also placing belief in Bortles after a trip to the AFC championship game previous year. Bortles' contract ranks 17th among quarterbacks in terms of per year average at $18 million and will only fall further when Kirk Cousins and AJ McCarr...

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  • National Football League sweetens the pot for draft invitees, a little
National Football League sweetens the pot for draft invitees, a little

In his initial mock draft, Kiper gave the Titans Boston College linebacker/defensive end Harold Landry. The Cardinals are also (no secret) looking for quarterbacks, and could pluck one in the first round, but Kiper's latest mock has four signal callers being selected in the top 11 picks, leaving Arizona holding the bag in this projection.

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  • Woods Shoots Even Par at Windy PGA National
Woods Shoots Even Par at Windy PGA National

Profanity, a club slam into the turf in frustration and basic errors were among what followed but so too, crucially, was plenty of reason for encouragement. After birdieing two of his first four holes, Woods jumped into a share of the lead. "Nice fucking putt" was the audible cry towards himself as he stepped from the green.

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  • Billy Graham's daughter will be keeper of the flame
Billy Graham's daughter will be keeper of the flame

Kennedy years. Who can forget his private conversations with Richard Nixon in the Oval Office or his prayers at presidential inaugurations? Graham's efforts on race did make some difference, especially in the South, where his theological approach could reach audiences that activists could not, according to Miller, one biographer.

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  • Ferrari hopes to end Mercedes dominance with new SF71H F1 entry
Ferrari hopes to end Mercedes dominance with new SF71H F1 entry

Scuderia Ferrari kicked off the 2018 Formula 1 season by revealing its new challenger, the SF71-H, Thursday (Feb. 22) at their headquarters in Maranello , Italy. For example I would mention we tried to develop the vehicle to be strong and performant on high-speed circuits, but also improve reliability. "This year, in the fact that it is going ...

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  • Olympics first: Team USA wins historic medal in cross-country skiing
Olympics first: Team USA wins historic medal in cross-country skiing

Bjoergen won her 14th medal at the Winter Games by taking bronze with her Norwegian teammates on Wednesday in the team sprint. They did it in thrilling fashion, too. "I am in the best shape of my life right now. That feeling of being able to cross the line and having Kikkan tackle me was the coolest thing ever", she added.

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  • Astros pitching prospect Whitley suspended 50 games for PED violation
Astros pitching prospect Whitley suspended 50 games for PED violation

Miketinac later corrected that tweet to say that Whitley was returning from a college football game, not a college baseball game. He was expected to start the season in Corpus Christi, with a good chance to reach Triple-A Fresno and possibly pitch in the majors by the end of the season, according to the Houston Chronicle.

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  • Aussies beat Kiwis by 19 runs to clinch T20 tri-series
Aussies beat Kiwis by 19 runs to clinch T20 tri-series

However, they could not match the impact of left-arm orthodox tweaker Ashton Agar, who took three for 27 in a man-of-the-match performance to restrict the hosts to 150 for nine. In the next over, Munro also made it to the hut for 29 and New Zealand were brought down to 59 for 2. The players were off the pitch when officials chose to abandon the...

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  • Steven Gerrard reveals huge Cesc Fabregas concern before Chelsea vs Barcelona
Steven Gerrard reveals huge Cesc Fabregas concern before Chelsea vs Barcelona

Messi's lengthy drought against the Premier League champions, extended by a missed penalty in 2012, looked set to run on into a 10th game during a frustrating 90 minutes for the Argentinian against Chelsea . At least for now. I'm happy here, my family is happy here. 'I'm just guessing, I'm just feeling, that against Barcelona there is going t...

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  • Louisville must vacate 2013 basketball title, NCAA denies appeal
Louisville must vacate 2013 basketball title, NCAA denies appeal

Besides taking down the red-and-white banner hanging beside the American flag and two other title flags in the Cardinals' downtown arena, Louisville must erase wins before and after that championship, along with other records. The school's own investigation into the allegation revealed that violations occurred and resulted in a self-imposed postsea...

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  • Jose Mourinho sweating over Manchester United injury woes for Sevilla clash
Jose Mourinho sweating over Manchester United injury woes for Sevilla clash

Firstly, he simply isn't pleased with the France international's performances over the past few weeks, as shown by his substitutions against Tottenham and Newcastle with the benching against Huddersfield in between. Jones also missed the game after he said he was unfit during the week. "And I don't think that's him [Mourinho]". This defensive...

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  • National Basketball Association commissioner expects All-Star draft to be televised…
National Basketball Association commissioner expects All-Star draft to be televised…

CP3, 2017-18 MVP front-runner James Harden and James would form a trio as formidable as any in the National Basketball Association. Eventually, Curry gave it up to teammate DeMar DeRozan. In Milwaukee , the Bucks may also position themselves to land James. After 17 minutes of flat out weirdness, we finally made it to player introductions.

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  • Real Stage comeback at Betis
Real Stage comeback at Betis

However, shortly after the half-hour mark the Costa Rica worldwide could do nothing to deny Mandi levelling things up, as the 26-year-old rose above Casemiro inside the six-yard box and latched on to yet another sensationally delivered cross from Joaquin before powering his header home sparking absolute bedlam behind the Real Madrid goal.

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  • Fabregas still wary of timeless Andres Iniesta
Fabregas still wary of timeless Andres Iniesta

Messi hasn't scored in any of his eight matches against Chelsea , and that marks his worst record against any club anywhere. Cesc Fabregas has warned his Chelsea team-mates to not underestimate Barcelona's ageing midfielder Andres Iniesta.

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  • Barcelona win 2-0; extend La Liga unbeaten run to 24-games
Barcelona win 2-0; extend La Liga unbeaten run to 24-games

The past two weekends have seen FC Barcelona cede four points in the battle for the Liga Santander title and in matchday 24 the Catalans face one of their most hard away games between now and the end of the campaign. There was yet another routine win in La Liga for Barcelona on Saturday. Upfront, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez would be looking ...

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  • NBA brings new format for All-Star game to Los Angeles
NBA brings new format for All-Star game to Los Angeles

Win Butler will be playing in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game for the fourth year in a row, and this time, he'll be playing with Quavo . He even did a pick and roll on a player. George, Andre Drummond, Goran Dragic and Kemba Walker were added as injury replacements by Commissioner Adam Silver . " Team LeBron is not cursed".

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  • Loris Karius to start for Liverpool against Porto, Jurgen Klopp confirms
Loris Karius to start for Liverpool against Porto, Jurgen Klopp confirms

The Belgian stopper, who has been replaced as the Reds' first-choice goalkeeper by Loris Karius , has not featured for the Merseyside club since the FA Cup defeat to West Bromwich Albion in January. It remains to be seen if Roma bow to Alisson's wish but their need to comply with Financial Fair Play could force them to listen to offers for the B...

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  • Chinese ambassador's message for Chinese New Year
Chinese ambassador's message for Chinese New Year

This year it falls on February 16, 2018. China Town, the festival's cultural heart will have events, including dancing, short films and night markets running until March 4. "The bird's year is concluding and we are entering a new year", said a local. So, each year has a corresponding animal to it and for 2018 it is the dog .

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  • UCL: Ronaldo hits double as Real beat PSG
UCL: Ronaldo hits double as Real beat PSG

Adrien Rabiot opened the scoring for the visitors but the holders staged a dramatic comeback as Ronaldo equalised on the stroke of half-time from the penalty spot, before the Portugal global put Real ahead seven minutes from time . Marcelo added a late goal for the 3-1 lead, and PSG now has to put together a convincing performance in the...

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  • Mauricio Pochettino praises Tottenham character in Juventus comeback
Mauricio Pochettino praises Tottenham character in Juventus comeback

We are a young team in this competition. "When you see a performance like that, to re-group and to comeback and play as they did, it was a controlled performance". Spurs seemed to be out of their depth against last season's Champions League finalists. Juventus had not let in a goal in 2018 and had only conceded one in their past 16 matches.

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  • How Old Do You Have to Be to Compete in the Olympics?
How Old Do You Have to Be to Compete in the Olympics?

In an appearance on the " Today " show, Kim got to eat some of the foods she's mentioned on Twitter . By the time Kim came up for her third run, she already knew a gold medal was hers as the rest of the pack had failed to best her first score, but she wasn't going home without landing those back-to-back 1080's and making a run at a flawless, 1...

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  • Winter Olympics Predictions: Who will win the Women's Slalom? 2/13/18
Winter Olympics Predictions: Who will win the Women's Slalom? 2/13/18

The weather conditions in Pyeongchang have continued to wreak havoc on the Winter Olympics . She is expected to be one of the superstars of the next two weeks, considered a medal favourite in slalom and giant slalom , a strong contender in the combined and a possible entrant in the other two women's individual races, the downhill and...

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  • Jose Mourinho: 'Paul Pogba substitution not down to injury'
Jose Mourinho: 'Paul Pogba substitution not down to injury'

They are just one point above the bottom three and have kept just two clean sheets in the last 17 matches. As I write these notes I am still not sure whether they will be able today, but if they do play, hopefully they can show us what the can bring to the team and provided a boost for everyone .

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  • Everton rebound from Arsenal rout with win over Palace
Everton rebound from Arsenal rout with win over Palace

Former defender Unsworth ended his lengthy playing career in 2009 and began coaching with Preston North End and Sheffield United before returning for a third stint at Goodison Park, where he initially served as assistant to Under-21 chief Alan Stubbs before taking over the youth setup following the latter's departure to Hibernian.

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  • Max Parrot leads all four Canadians into men's slopestyle final
Max Parrot leads all four Canadians into men's slopestyle final

Following a snowboarding accident a year ago, McMorris was fighting for his life after breaking 17 bones and suffering a collapsed lung and ruptured spleen. Gerard , renowned for his prowess on rails - thanks in partly to the terrain park in the backyard of his family's Silverthorne home - wove a creative line through the course's byzantine rail ...

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  • Kane Nets Again as Tottenham Top Arsenal
Kane Nets Again as Tottenham Top Arsenal

I want to play in a cup final. Arsene Wenger will be looking to his key men to make the difference again at Wembley Stadium, with Mesut Ozil another of those now focused fully on his football after penning a new contract. "I had a few headers in the game so it was nice to see that one go in", Pochettico continued. We missed opportunities ...

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  • Tech basketball projected as a third seed
Tech basketball projected as a third seed

Virginia (23-2), Villanova (23-2), Xavier (23-3) and Purdue (23-4) were all named No. 1 seeds . "We initially felt Villanova was the overall top seed, but we flipped that Thursday morning after the Wildcats lost to St. " Virginia's had an unbelievable year ... and they're an wonderful 10-1 (away from home)", committee chairman and Creighton ...

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  • Maxwell stars again as dominant Australia reach final
Maxwell stars again as dominant Australia reach final

The hosts chased down England's modest total of 137-7 with seven wickets to spare in Melbourne , with James Vince replacing the injured Morgan. While it is not quite a must win at the Westpac Stadium, a defeat would leave England's progress out of their hands, with New Zealand also having a game in hand against Australia .

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  • Surprise! Gleirscher wins, Mazdzer medals, Loch's reign ends
Surprise! Gleirscher wins, Mazdzer medals, Loch's reign ends

This was the 36-year-old's sixth and final Olympic campaign, in which he did three runs of the 1.344 kilometre-long Alpensia Sliding Centre's luge track in two minutes and 28.188 seconds. In his third Winter Games , he finished 13th in 2010 and 2014, Mazdzer broke through with the performance he had been searching for on the world's biggest stage.

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  • Reus makes first Dortmund appearance of the season
Reus makes first Dortmund appearance of the season

Marco Reus could not hide his excitement after making his long-awaited return from injury in Borussia Dortmund's 2-0 home win over Hamburg on Saturday. Bayer Leverkusen dropped to fifth after a shock 2-0 defeat at home to Hertha Berlin as Valentino Lazaro and Ivory Coast veteran Salomon Kalou scored.

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  • Cubs, Yu Darvish agree on six-year contract
Cubs, Yu Darvish agree on six-year contract

The star right-hander, however, chose to sign with the Chicago Cubs instead. Saturday, news broke by The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal that Darvish would be headed to Chicago, pending a physical. The following season, he got his second All-Star Game nod and was second in voting for Cy Young behind Max Scherzer. Over 94 starts during that period, Arrie...

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  • Thunder stars Westbrook, Anthony out towards Lakers
Thunder stars Westbrook, Anthony out towards Lakers

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 20 points and Brandon Ingram added 19 as the Los Angeles Lakers rolled to a 106-81 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday at Staples Center in Los Angeles . Raymond Felton was expected to start at point guard in place of Westbrook, while Jerami Grant was likely to take Anthony's place in the starti...

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  • Pochettino: Spurs feeling like Wembley 'is home'
Pochettino: Spurs feeling like Wembley 'is home'

They will now trade the national stadium for the Crown Oil Arena, where Rochdale overcame Millwall in the previous round this week. First half goals from Erik Lamela and an own goal from Newport's Dan Butler were enough for Tottenham Hotspur to advance to the 5th Round of this season's FA Cup against a plucky Newport County side at Wemb...

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  • Hamlin named U.S. flag bearer
Hamlin named U.S. flag bearer

Davis referenced Black History Month in that tweet. But the USOC can come up with a better process for picking the flag bearer. "Hopefully, it means [the sport] gets a little more attention and we get some funding and spread the numbers and get a lot more kids involved going forward", Hamlin said at the time.

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  • England unveil fresh World Cup kits
England unveil fresh World Cup kits

The away kit, a neon and white retro design on the body, and dark green chevrons on a white background on the arms, received a more muted response. Africa Twitter in particular just couldn't get enough of how absolutely stunning and adorable the kits look.

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  • Meet the Oregon State recruits who signed in December
Meet the Oregon State recruits who signed in December

The Bulldogs also have quarterback Justin Fields of Harrison High School in Kennesaw, Ga, who is considered by some to be the No. 1 player in the class. Fortunately for USF, today is expected to be fairly subdued for Charlie Strong and his staff, who secured the bulk of their recruiting class during the NCAA's new early signing period in December...

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  • Red-hot England run Italy ragged in Rome
Red-hot England run Italy ragged in Rome

Italy head coach Conor O'Shea is optimistic about his side, claiming they're making good progress. In that space of time England scored a couple of classic first-phase tries. But minutes later England had restored their 10-point lead. He was replaced by Danny Care , who became England's joint most-capped scrum half with Dawson on 77 caps.

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  • Tottenham Hotspur sign Brazilian winger Lucas Moura from PSG
Tottenham Hotspur sign Brazilian winger Lucas Moura from PSG

But it's different to signing Neymar , Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo . Pochettino later suggested that the trip to Liverpool will still come too early for Moura as he is still working with the club's sports science department to build his match fitness.

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  • 'Chelsea boss Conte eager to return to Italy job' - FIGC commissioner
'Chelsea boss Conte eager to return to Italy job' - FIGC commissioner

Chelsea had a very hard month of January and the last two defeats to Arsenal in the semi-final of the Carabao Cup and an embarrassing 3-0 loss to Bournemouth in the Premier League might have put the Italian's job under more pressure.

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  • Does Office Vacancy Rates Support a Patriots Super Bowl Win?
Does Office Vacancy Rates Support a Patriots Super Bowl Win?

From there, the video gets even funnier. Football legend-turned-commercial real estate executive Roger Staubach is making his annual prediction for the Super Bowl victor based on the commercial property markets where the rival teams are based.

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  • Jose Mourinho concedes Premier League title to Manchester City
Jose Mourinho concedes Premier League title to Manchester City

That draw put an end to a run of four consecutive defeats for the Clarets, but they still remain without a win in their last nine games in all competitions. "But the real Mendy, we will be able to see him next season". A pair of assists during Wednesday's 3-0 win over West Brom underlined the 23-year-old's worth, although Guardiola saw fit to emb...

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