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Sports Medals awarded in women's ski halfpipe
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Martinod, at 33 the oldest skier in the field, threw down a pair of stylish runs to put pressure on Sharpe. In 2014, skier Maddie Bowman was one of the golden girls of the Sochi Winter Olympics . Her litany of injuries includes seven surgeries: three on her knees, two on her shoulders and one each on her thumb and ankle. In her second venture down the halfpipe, the 25-year-old added a half-rotation at the end for a 1080 tailgrab.

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Author: 0 "Cowboy" Cerrone KOs Medeiros at UFC Austin, Earns Historic Win

Because that'd be cool. "I think it's a blessing that I don't walk around with that belt right now just because I'm still in that learning phase". If they don't sign the fight, I don't care. I mean, losing three in a row, that's a pretty sucky (streak). "If I can, I want to keep doing both". You know what I'm saying? Both men promised it was going to be fast and furious from the outset and so it proved to be as they both touched gloves and immediately went at it throwing a large volume of ...

Sports Manchester City stunned by third-tier Wigan in FA Cup fifth round
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Sergio Aguero's furious clash with a pitch invader was sparked when the Man City star was spat at, it has been claimed. It was a fiery encounter, with the big flashpoint during the match coming in first-half injury time when Fabian Delph was shown a straight red card after sliding forcefully into a tackle with Max Power and catching the Wigan player with his studs.

Sports Commentators went great lengths to avoid Elizabeth Swaney's Olympic qualification story
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It's a fascinating, if somewhat freakish, story: There were 24 women's ski halfpipe slots available for the 2018 Olympics, but each country only can send a maximum of four skiers. "She's an interesting study", Haslock said. So how, at age 33 no less, did she manage to make her way into the field at that event in the Winter Games? There have been no shortage of novelty acts at these Winter Olympics with cross country skiers from such Alpine hotbeds as Tonga, Columbia, Mexico and Morocco.

Sports Olympic Figure Skating Schedule 2018
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With AP Photos. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir broke their own record for a short program at the Pyeongchang Olympics by piling up 83.67 points with a harmonious, rock-inspired performance. Lots of factors influence who takes gold at the Olympics, but one of them could be which countries' judges are chosen. And after their coaches watched tapes of their first two skates here over and over - Virtue and Moir rarely do themselves, because they don't like to watch their own skates (and they ...

Sports Three ways Chelsea can line up v Barcelona
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Ernesto Valverde feels Barcelona's historical edge over Chelsea in Champions League knockout ties could count in his team's favour, as Lionel Messi seeks to end his drought against the Blues. The future of the Italian has been the subject of vast speculation and Chelsea's upcoming fixtures have made these rumours intensify. "We have an idea; we have a plan in our heads".

Sports Rae Carruth apologizes to family of woman he conspired to kill
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Carruth, who said he found God, wrote in a letter addressed to the mother of the victim, Saundra Adams, saying that he accepted responsibility for the murder and expressed interest in gaining custody of his son . Look, I don't know if the grandmother has been completely honest about everything, or knew everything about Carruth's relationship with her daughter.

Sports Buccaneers cut RB Martin
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You won't find many players with a weirder career arc than Doug Martin had with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . His 4,633 yards rushing ranks No. 4 in team history, and his 26 rushing touchdowns are No. He was inactive for the final two games of the season as news of his suspension came to light. The team went 9-7 in 2016, just missing a playoff berth, and with the offseason signing of wide receiver DeSean Jackson, the Bucs had all the makings of a playoff team with an explosive offense.

Sports Detroit Red Wings vs. Nashville Predators - 2/20/18 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Detroit Red Wings vs. Nashville Predators - 2/20/18 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Neuvirth's status will go a long way to determining how deep the Flyers to go into the trade market for a goalie. Neuvirth left Sunday's game due to the injury. Mrazek improved to 6-0-0 in his career against the Predators, coming within minutes of getting his second shutout against them. The Detroit Red Wings are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 18.9 percent of their power play opportunities.

Sports Red Bull launch 2018 vehicle, including halo protection device
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In a departure from the tradition of recent years, Red Bull have actually released their new F1 vehicle well in advance of winter testing, and said that they did not to need to launch "aggressively late" this year. The RB14 is the first to be fitted with the new mandatory "halo" cockpit protection device offering greater protection to the drivers in the event of a crash.

Sports Russian Winter Olympics medallist charged with doping
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The Russian athlete has been charged with a doping offense by the Court of Arbitration for the Sport after testing positive for meldonium , a banned substance that increases blood flow and improves exercise capacity. Though to the uninitiated, the idea of a curler using performance-enhancing drugs may seem freaky, the sport does demand a high level of athleticism at the Olympic level.

Sports Boston Red Sox: JD Martinez and Sox finally have a deal
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However, because the deal has yet to be finalized, the specifics surrounding such a pact have yet to come to light. Nunez is expected to be the everyday second baseman for the Boston Red Sox until Dustin Pedroia returns from rehabbing his knee after undergoing an offseason surgery.

Sports Mitchell's 360-degree windmill effort wins Slam Dunk contest
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He added , "So just being here now and playing in it, being in the event where there are no teammates in the Slam Dunk Contest ". Dennis Smith and Larry Nance making up the field, there was always potential for fireworks. Nance Jr .'s father defeated Erving in the inaugural competition in 1984. Mitchell has practiced hard to flawless his routine with dunk coach Chuck Millan.

Sports Winter Olympics: Elise Christie carried off on stretcher after crash
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Team-mate Charlotte Gilmartin also slid out of her semi-final and will play a vital role in picking up Christie, who will be a bridesmaid at her wedding later this year, in the days ahead. She has one more hope of winning an Olympic medal in the 1,000m next week, if she is fit enough to compete. Great Britain's Elise Christie's Winter Olympic hoodoo continued after the Briton crashed out on the final corner of her 1500m short-track semi-final after tangling with China's Li Jinyu , ...

Sports The lesser-known American wins silver in ski slopestyle
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After his best qualifying run, Goepper gave a shoutout to IN and Perfect North Slopes. In that run, Braaten came out swinging. "Just being a part of a final like this was incredible". Great Britain's James Woods came fourth, while Canadians Teal Harle and Evan McEachran ranked fifth and sixth respectively. "The level was so high", Braaten said.

Sports Amid walkouts, Gov Bello insists 24 APC govs backing Buhari for re-election
Author: 0 Amid walkouts, Gov Bello insists 24 APC govs backing Buhari for re-election

He maintained that APC remained the only viable and strongest party in Kogi State, saying the development made members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party to defect to the party. Others are Gov. Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa, Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano); Godwin Obaseki of Edo; Yahaya Bello (Kogi); Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi); Abubakar Sani-Bello (Niger) and Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, while the governors of Benue, Osun and Ogun were represented by their deputies.

Sports Lindsey Vonn makes her Olympic return
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Ice Prince Yuzuru Hanyu clinched the first back-to-back men's Olympic figure skating titles in 66 years yesterday as snowboarder Ester Ledecka pulled off an unbelievable shock by skiing to women's super-G gold. She finished 0.38sec behind the victor in a tie for sixth. She would love to pad her Olympic record, though, standing as it does at only two medals. "I was probably the only snowboarder on site", Ledecka said.