• Meet The US Flag Bearer For The Closing Ceremony
Meet The US Flag Bearer For The Closing Ceremony

The announcement was made Friday morning on the "Today" show. "I'm really humbled and moved that the athletes voted for me". "It feels unreal, I can't believe it just happened", Diggins told reporters. Before she and Randall won the team sprint last Wednesday, Diggins finished fifth in the skiathlon, 10km freestyle and 4x5km relay. Randall kept...

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  • Steve Smith will guide Rajasthan Royals in IPL 11
Steve Smith will guide Rajasthan Royals in IPL 11

Zubin Bharucha, Royals' head of cricket, cited the management preferred Smith over India's Ajinkya Rahane since "he is someone who leads the team by example". However, Smith has led the Rising Pune Supergiant previous year to the final of the IPL 10. While Smith will lead the side, it also has seasoned stars like Ajinkya Rahane and Ben Stokes.

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  • Rangers trade All-Star winger Nash to Bruins
Rangers trade All-Star winger Nash to Bruins

Nash is in the final year of his contract that carries an annual cap hit of $7.8 million, and he is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. In anticipation of trading Nash, the Rangers had the forward sit out their past two games to avoid the possibility injury. In return for Nash, the Blueshirts have acquired defenseman Ryan ...

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  • Zinedine Zidane: 'Real Madrid players have their confidence back'
Zinedine Zidane: 'Real Madrid players have their confidence back'

There is always pressure when you are Real Madrid's No. 9, he is used to that. After there is this gesture of Cristiano for Karim. The French striker then stole the ball and laid off for Bale to make it 2-0 in the first minute of the second half.

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  • Ledecka makes history with double gold in skiing and snowboarding
Ledecka makes history with double gold in skiing and snowboarding

Ester Ledecka is the first woman to capture gold medals in different sports at the same Winter Games. The 22-year-old athlete paid tribute to her team and family for giving her the support she needed to succeed at the highest levels in both sports .

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  • A second Russian Olympian has failed a doping test
A second Russian Olympian has failed a doping test

The athlete tested positive for a banned heart drug on February 18, the Russian Bobsled Federation said Friday, noting that she did not have a prescription for the drug. 24, 2018. They have been unable to wear national uniforms or have the Russian anthem played at medal ceremonies. Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova finished 12th in the wom...

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  • Bayern thrashes 10-man Besiktas
Bayern thrashes 10-man Besiktas

The German giants took full advantage of their superior numbers and put Besiktas to the sword as Muller and Lewandowski both scored braces while Kingsley Coman also found the back of the net. Bayern Munich caretaker coach, Jupp Heynckes says his men will face Besiktas with caution in the second leg. Die Roten had to wait until the 43rd...

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  • Facing Chelsea means less and less every year, says Mourinho
Facing Chelsea means less and less every year, says Mourinho

I think it is up to the player to make the manager trust him, it is as simple as that. "I have a good relation with the board, I don't forget how nice they were to me in a hard period with departure [death] of my father, they show me in that moment they feel me as a friend that did his best for the club and always respects the club".

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  • Liverpool power past West Ham
Liverpool power past West Ham

Jurgen Klopp's side have now scored 103 goals in all competitions this season, and showed their intent early on when Firmino cut the ball back for Salah, who clipped a low effort at goal which rebounded back out off the post. Liverpool knows how good they are going forward and the team will be feeling very good about themselves after their big wi...

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  • Eugenie Bouchard and USTA reach settlement over locker room fall
Eugenie Bouchard and USTA reach settlement over locker room fall

However, the terms of the settlement have been kept confidential. Bouchard testified in court on Wednesday that she walked into the locker room wearing shorts, a sports bra and flip-flops when she slipped on the floor wet with cleaning chemicals and fell on her bare back.

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  • Ball returning to Lakers' lineup, will be on minutes limit
Ball returning to Lakers' lineup, will be on minutes limit

That is what makes him one of five players to average 10 or more points and seven or more rebounds and assists . Kuzma, the Lakers' second-leading scorer (15.6 points per game) had not commented before the Lakers resumed action against Dallas.

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  • IIHF attempted to force Canada's Jocelyne Larocque to wear silver medal
IIHF attempted to force Canada's Jocelyne Larocque to wear silver medal

The men's curling tournament will conclude Saturday morning when Sweden takes on Team USA in the gold medal game at 1:35 a.m. EST. After 60 minutes of regulation, another 20 in overtime and six rounds in the shootout, that's all that mattered.

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  • Jimmy Butler helped to locker room after suffering non-contact knee injury
Jimmy Butler helped to locker room after suffering non-contact knee injury

Butler did not put any weight on his right leg as he was helped to the locker room, and he received X-rays after the game. A player plants and doesn't appear to be impacted by any other players, and the leg gives out. And then there's this, from Taj Gibson after Friday night's game. There was some hope around Butler about the status of his knee, ...

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  • Vonn's Olympic swansong ends in heartbreak
Vonn's Olympic swansong ends in heartbreak

No American has ever taken the gold in the event. Vonn was last out of the starting gate in the afternoon session after posting the fastest time in her signature downhill and the stage was set for the 33-year-old to deliver a miracle gold in her Olympic swansong as light snowflakes began to fall at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre.

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  • Canada, India red-faced over invite to Khalistan activist
Canada, India red-faced over invite to Khalistan activist

Yes, the PM quickly admitted the invitation was a mistake, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi graciously tweeted on Thursday that he was looking forward to meeting with Mr. Mr. Atwal's invitation was rescinded only after the CBC asked the PM's office about it. Addressing the regular press conference on Thursday, MEA spokesperson Raveesh ...

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  • LeBron James doesn't want the National Basketball Association to change its playoff format
LeBron James doesn't want the National Basketball Association to change its playoff format

Aside from all those options, it might just be best for the King to stay where he is in Cleveland and continue to build his legacy in the place he calls home. He was awarded the MVP All Star Player award for his performance and this is the third time that James has received this award. #TeamLeBron with the clutch defense to win the #NBAAllSt...

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  • Noren, Simpson lead as Woods 'pleased' with even par 70
Noren, Simpson lead as Woods 'pleased' with even par 70

The former Masters victor likened the brutal par 3s to holes at a major championship, where a flawless shot is the only option. He hit into the water and made double bogey for a 72. "He was really cool to me, " Kizzire said. The fourth-ranked Thomas is the highest-ranked player in the field this week. There's a unique type of energy at PGA Na...

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  • Mavericks owner Cuban fined for tanking comments
Mavericks owner Cuban fined for tanking comments

The Mavericks investigation started from Earl K. Sneed , a former Mavs.com writer who was sacked prior to the story releasing Tuesday and former CEO and President Terdema Ussery . "He apologized profusely for those comments", Carlisle said. While the Mavs are on the west coast getting set for the remainder of the season, team owner Mark Cuba...

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  • Real Madrid concede weird early goal by Leganes' Unai Bustinza
Real Madrid concede weird early goal by Leganes' Unai Bustinza

The result allowed the defending champions to regain third place from Valencia, but it did little to put Zinedine Zidane's team back in the title race as it still trails leader Barcelona by 14 points after 24 matches. But they'll have to do without star man Ronaldo. Only in its second season in the first division, Leganes had a promising st...

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  • US Men's Hockey Team Is Bounced From Olympic Tournament After Losing Shootout
US Men's Hockey Team Is Bounced From Olympic Tournament After Losing Shootout

Ryan Donato scored two goals for the U.S.in the victory, with James Wisniewski adding a goal and an assist. Then, after Slovakia killed off the rest of the five-on-four penalty, Troy Terry , a highly regarded Ducks draft pick, wheeled behind the goal and fed Mark Arcobello out front to make the score 3-0.

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  • USA women's cross-country wins gold
USA women's cross-country wins gold

Medal droughts live in. Randall and Diggins beat silver medalist Sweden by.19 seconds. "I feel that it's also special that Kikkan is there, who also started her Olympic [career] in Salt Lake with me". "Around that final corner I felt like I was uncoiling a spring and letting it go", Diggins said. That feeling of crossing the line and having Kikka...

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  • Robert Mueller's Interest in Jared Kushner Reportedly Expanding into Foreign Business Dealings
Robert Mueller's Interest in Jared Kushner Reportedly Expanding into Foreign Business Dealings

The White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders insisted that Trump maintains full confidence in Kelly, but the apparent behind-the-scenes wrangling suggests that things are still in flux. When asked by The New York Times previous year if he would fire Mueller for looking at his family's finances, Trump was noncommittal. Following ...

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  • Lucas Moura: 'I can help Tottenham Hotspur to Champions League glory'
Lucas Moura: 'I can help Tottenham Hotspur to Champions League glory'

Cape Town - Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino said it was tough going in Sunday's 2-2 draw with Rochdale in the FA Cup fifth round. Yes, Mauricio Pochettino had made 11 changes from the side that drew out in Turin in the Champions League but the Spurs side was still full of worldwide stars.

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  • Shiffrin opts for rest, will skip downhill
Shiffrin opts for rest, will skip downhill

Vonn pulled out of the event after Shiffrin and Ligety. Pyeongchang Olympics giant slalom champion Mikaela Shiffrin was 16th-fastest Monday. Then the alpine combined, comprising a downhill and a slalom, was moved forward a day to Thursday because of the inclement weather forecast for Friday.

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  • Buccaneers release Doug Martin
Buccaneers release Doug Martin

While Baker was considered a fun personality in the locker room, his effort in practice was a source of concern, as it was in Washington, too. The release comes less than two years after Martin signed a five-year, $35.75 million United States contract that would have paid him $6.75 million in 2018.

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  • Will Grigg fires Wigan to shock FA Cup win against Man City
Will Grigg fires Wigan to shock FA Cup win against Man City

There were minor skirmishes between fans and police as the latter tried to take control of the situation. The incident saw Aguero being restrained by other members of the squad as he looked infuriated and determined to lock horns with a random fan who had confronted him.

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  • Winter Olympics 2018: Is Elizabeth Swaney the new 'Eddie the Eagle'?
Winter Olympics 2018: Is Elizabeth Swaney the new 'Eddie the Eagle'?

This year, there were 24 quota spots available for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in women's ski halfpipe. "I want to inspire others in Hungary and the world to become involved in freestyle skiing", Swaney said. "Her persistence is probably her biggest strength, so she's always there and she's gone to all the World Cups and she's put in th...

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  • Mets reportedly sign All-Star Jason Vargas
Mets reportedly sign All-Star Jason Vargas

This is a pretty big coup for a team looking to surprise the masses. Vargas was 12-3 with a 2.22 ERA after winning his seventh straight start on June 30 a year ago. He had Tommy John surgery in 2015 and missed most of the 2015 and 2016 seasons. He returned to make three starts the following year. During the postseason run in 2014, Jason Varg...

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  • Sacramento Kings Shine In Rising Stars Game
Sacramento Kings Shine In Rising Stars Game

And the Australian was not the only one to do his country proud as Serbia's Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 26 points and drained seven-of-13 three-pointers while his Sacramento Kings team-mate Buddy Hield tallied a team-high 29 points at the Staples Centre arena.

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  • SC holds on to upset No. 10 Auburn, 84-75
SC holds on to upset No. 10 Auburn, 84-75

SC outlasted a frantic comeback by #10 Auburn to come away with an 84-75 win. He is one of the most unique athletes in college basketball. The No. Myers and Auburn's Desean Murray made contact and then Murray collided with McLemore's leg. Auburn coach Bruce Pearl and SC coach Frank Martin came out to check on the 6-foot-7 sophomore, who...

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  • Canada snatches a 2-1 victory against the United States
Canada snatches a 2-1 victory against the United States

Canada's Rachel Homan is still searching for her first curling win at the Winter Olympics . She also tallied a goal in their game against OAR. The victor of Group B, in this case Switzerland, would normally receive a bye as well, but must play a quarterfinal against the fourth-place team in Group A, in this case the Olympic Athletes of Russian F...

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  • Winter Olympics 2018: Canada figure skaters earn bronze in mixed pairs
Winter Olympics 2018: Canada figure skaters earn bronze in mixed pairs

After the event, he said , 'I don't think I've ever been so nervous at 10 a.m.in my life, ' reports USA Today . Gone too any doubts they created by blowing up their support team mere months before the Grand Prix circuit kicked off an Olympic year.

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  • Klopp fumes at Liverpool's Istanbul comparisons
Klopp fumes at Liverpool's Istanbul comparisons

We want to go as far as we can in the Champions League . Liverpool are happy to report that defender Nathaniel Clyne has resumed full training at the club. Liverpool have, for obvious reasons, been labelled as the clear favourites heading into the last-16 tie between the sides, though those with a knowledge of Portuguese football have war...

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  • PSG's Angel Di Maria motivated to face Real Madrid after contentious exit
PSG's Angel Di Maria motivated to face Real Madrid after contentious exit

It would also be interesting to see how Real Madrid would tackle his pace and skills in the left wing with Carvajal being out of the first leg. We are getting a good price on this bet and as a result, this is the bet which I am going to suggest.

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  • Slovenia, Slovakia stun titans as men's hockey marks its arrival at Olympics
Slovenia, Slovakia stun titans as men's hockey marks its arrival at Olympics

Goals from Brian O'Neill and Jordan Greenway helped the Americans build a 2-0 lead. They have not played a single exhibition game together. Still, it's not a great start for a team that already had questions heading into the competition. Defenseman James Wisniewski has played in more than 500 National Hockey League games and has led Team USA to s...

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  • Ireland Sweep Past Italy To Maintain Perfect Six Nations Start
Ireland Sweep Past Italy To Maintain Perfect Six Nations Start

Certainly the way they reduced the Azzurri to so much rubble will do their confidence levels no harm whatsoever ahead of the visit of Wales' in a fortnight's time. Italy for their part fought to the end, scoring three second-half tries but slipped to their 14th successive Six Nations defeat, equalling their previous worst run in the tournament...

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  • Canada's Mark McMorris wins bronze 11 months after near-death crash
Canada's Mark McMorris wins bronze 11 months after near-death crash

Mark McMorris overcame a whole lot more than nerves to win his second consecutive bronze medal. Snowboarders Max Parrot and Mark McMorris claimed Canada's first medals of the 2018 Winter Olympics Saturday night in the men's slopestyle event in Pyeongchang .

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  • Mourinho hoodoo continues as Newcastle stuns Man United 1-0
Mourinho hoodoo continues as Newcastle stuns Man United 1-0

The hosts made the better start and forced visiting goalkeeper David De Gea into a wonderful save after just five minutes. " Newcastle gave what they have and what they don't have, that's a lovely thing in football". Alexis Sanchez delayed in front of an open goal and had a shot blocked, while Martial also had two efforts blocked near the goal li...

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  • Colts make Reich head coach
Colts make Reich head coach

Timing is everything, and Reich was the hottest candidate at the moment McDaniels backed out. They and coach have reportedly agreed on a five-year deal that is in the process of being finalized. The Eagles offense cruised through the playoffs despite having to turn to quarterback Nick Foles after Carson Wentz was injured. The Colts found an o...

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  • Isaiah Thomas to come off the bench vs Mavericks
Isaiah Thomas to come off the bench vs Mavericks

On Thursday, ESPN's Rachel Nichols revealed that Thomas' agent, Aaron Goodwin, texted her that his client was unwilling to "come off the bench" for the Lakers following news of the trade. "He's day to day, [Ball] is". Thomas has struggled this season after hip surgery in the summer and it's unclear how much he has left in the tank.

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