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Sports Lakers' Lonzo Ball (knee) aiming to return February 23
Author: 0 Lakers' Lonzo Ball (knee) aiming to return February 23

Jason Whitlock: "LaVar Ball is a hot mess, and he may create such a mess that it's hard to recruit free agents here, and the Lakers may have to consider moving on". They play the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday and the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday before heading into the break. If a trade is the answer, what team would take the challenge of the Ball family on? In his mind, Lonzo was already a Laker.

Sports Chelsea skipper Cahill issues Conte demand before Hull game
Author: 0 Chelsea skipper Cahill issues Conte demand before Hull game

Chelsea are fourth in the Premier League, 19 points adrift of leaders City with 11 games left, but Conte said it was vital to maintain their advantage over Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal, who are directly below them in the league. We know it will be a tough, tough game - but it's 90 minutes of football and as we all know in this sport, anything can happen'. "This was the first time I could remember this season that we had a free week in between games".

Sports World Rugby admission TMO got it wrong angers England's Eddie
Author: 0 World Rugby admission TMO got it wrong angers England's Eddie

Head coach Jones had floated the idea of England travelling to Tbilisi to train against Georgia before it was decided they would visit London, with the Rugby Football Union picking up the cost of accommodation. England's pack were put through their paces against Georgia in London on Tuesday, part of a two-day training session against some of the most formidable scrummagers in world rugby.

Author: 0 Paul Pogba criticised by former Red Devils captain Roy Keane

Pogba is a "modern" player who roams from midfield who combines prime physicality with a high level of ability, while Mourinho has frequently been said to prefer more "dependable" players who would stick to strict tactical instruction. The Red Devils have endured a hard run of form that has seen them lose two of their last three Premier League games to Tottenham and Newcastle. Arsenal recruited Sead Kolasinac last summer, but Arsene Wenger may be keen to sign another left-back ...

Sports Power and the glory at the Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Power and the glory at the Winter Olympics

Now Mikaela Shiffrin is starting to feel inevitable. The two-time Olympian has dominated the event for five years, winning three world titles and a gold medal at the 2014 Sochi Games. She just plain looks different. "We wanted to skate for the 17 children that died in the Florida shooting, and today was much more than about us", Scimeca-Knierim said.

Sports Debt-laden gunmaker Remington slated to file pre-pack bankruptcy in Delaware
Author: 0 Debt-laden gunmaker Remington slated to file pre-pack bankruptcy in Delaware

The Democrat's election loss to Donald Trump was cheered by the National Rifle Association and other gun lobbyists, given the current USA president's commitment to allowing unfettered access to firearms. The North Carolina-based company had been struggling amid sluggish gun sales and a lack of investors. Holders of Remington's $550 million term loan will get an 82.5 percent equity stake in the gunmaker, and third-lien note holders will get 17.5 percent of Remington and four-year warrants ...

Sports Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by six wickets
Author: 0 Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by six wickets

Sri Lanka completed their highest successful Twenty20 run chase to convincingly beat Bangladesh by six wickets and with 20 balls to spare in Mirpur. But Shanaka and Perera, who was unbeaten on 39 off just 18 balls, ensured no further hiccups in the Sri Lankan innings. Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah Riyad felt they were few runs short despite their record score.

Sports Pakistan acts against Saeed in bid to stay off terror-financing watchlist
Author: 0 Pakistan acts against Saeed in bid to stay off terror-financing watchlist

The interior ministry ordered authorities to take over "assets (moveable, immoveable and human resource) associated with" two of Hafiz Saeed's organisations, according to a notifcation that was obtained by AFP and dated to Saturday. "We are now working with the US, UK, Germany and France for the nomination to be withdrawn", Ismail said, speaking by telephone from Europe. The action came after a high-level United Nations sanctions team visited last month to review progress against groups ...

Sports Penn State adds Nevada, San Jose State to 2020 schedule
Author: 0 Penn State adds Nevada, San Jose State to 2020 schedule

Penn State continues EIVA conference play Friday Feb. 16 in Rec Hall as the Nittany Lions take on Sacred Heart at 7 p.m. ET in main gym followed by a 4 p.m. The Nittany Lions also will host conference foes Iowa (Oct. 17), Ohio State (Oct. 24), Michigan State (Nov. 14) and Maryland (Nov. 21) in 2020. Currently, athletic directors are having a tough time determining what type of scheduling gives their schools the best chance to make the College Football Playoff.

Sports QB AJ McCarron becomes an unrestricted free agent
Author: 0 QB AJ McCarron becomes an unrestricted free agent

As an unrestricted free agent , McCarron will be able to sign with any team. The Bengals could still retain McCarron by giving him the transition or franchise tag, but it is nearly certainly not worth paying that kind of salary for a backup.

Sports Winter Olympics 2018: Kim Jong-un impersonator 'Howard' is Australian
Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: Kim Jong-un impersonator 'Howard' is Australian

I can't confirm, but they were most likely North Korean . Unification Minister Cho Myoung Gyon stressed in a meeting Wednesday South Korea is keeping United Nations sanctions and other global norms in mind as it hosts North Korea's Olympic participation, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency said.

Sports CNN's Philip Mudd breaks down on air while discussing Florida school shooting
Author: 0 CNN's Philip Mudd breaks down on air while discussing Florida school shooting

The camera then pans away from Mudd as Blitzer tries to give him time to collect himself. "Can now we acknowledge in this country that we can't, we cannot accept this", Mudd said, before being overwhelmed with emotion. Democratic members of Congress have been criticising Congressional Republicans for their inaction on gun control in the wake of so many mass shootings.

Sports Markus Schairer falls during snowboard cross, suffers fractured vertebra
Author: 0 Markus Schairer falls during snowboard cross, suffers fractured vertebra

Schairer didn't sustain any neurological impairments, the Austrian Olympic Committee announced, and there was no risk of further damage, Yahoo Sports reported . "The good news: Neurological impairments are not present, consequential damage can now be ruled out". He was rushed to a nearby hospital after that.

Author: 0 Champions League: Sadio Mane returns to form for Liverpool with hat-trick

Last season, Zinedine Zidane's Real became the first team to retain the Champions League and won La Liga for the first time since 2012. "We knew we would create chances going forward [without Coutinho], but it was about the team". He has made four appearances so far but is yet to find the net. "I think (Andrew) Robertson played an outstanding game, finally he found his crosses, I thought they were in Scotland or somewhere which was good to see.

Sports Shaun White Now Says He Regrets Past Behavior, as Harassment Claims Resurface
Author: 0 Shaun White Now Says He Regrets Past Behavior, as Harassment Claims Resurface

The suit also stated White refused Zawaideh wages after firing her . According to The Cut , the sexual harassment allegations that are resurfacing are that of Lena Zawaideh , the drummer from his former band. He has since apologized for using the word " gossip ". "And I was so overwhelmed with just wanting to talk about how fantastic today was and share my experience".

Sports It's unbelievable and crazy - McEnroe stunned by Federer's longevity
Author: 0 It's unbelievable and crazy - McEnroe stunned by Federer's longevity

The prospect of returning to world No 1 excites Federer , he's happy about his revival and looks forward to more tennis. "Without that this doesn't matter". What I did previous year - and what Rafa [Nadal] is doing also - is maybe a bit of a lighter schedule, and it shows to others by working or practising a bit more - or taking time - you can improve your potential and you become a different or better player.