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Yuzuru Hanyu skates to Olympic men's singles title; Nathan Chen 5th


Hanyu then injured his right ankle and was forced to stay away from the ice rink for two whole months. Here are highlights of what the USA medal hopeful said about the work he'd been doing, his tentative plan for Friday's competition - in which he'll skate 26th among a field of 30, immediately after defending Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan - and his beloved Utah Jazz . Read More »

Tiger Woods commits to play next week in Honda Classic

That was still five shots adrift of the three co-leaders of Graeme McDowell , Patrick Cantlay and Sam Saunders . "Just not to feel sore, to feel like I can play all-out again within three days", he said on Tuesday when asked what was going into the decision. Read More »

Men's figure skating; Mikaela Shiffrin goes for second gold


He went into the U.S. Nationals with tons of momentum, and cemented his place on the 2018 Olympic team with his second national title. A return to top form is needed, but considering he is in 17th place heading into the free skate, he is unlikely to be in contention for the gold medal. Read More »

Olympics: Shiffrin wins giant slalom gold


Sure was. And sure did. To the surprise of many , she'll take home three at the most now. That Shiffrin's poor-for-her performance in slalom came one day after she won the gold medal in the giant slalom, an event at which she is not as good, was not only stunning but also perhaps related. Read More »

NASCAR stars ready to talk about 60th running of Daytona 500


The son would rise before dawn, sometimes sprung to life from the chilly bite at sea or the ruckus of choppy waves. I mean, that was just ridiculous. "This is so boring", he said, laughing. Hendrick teammate Chase Elliott took the opposite approach, won his qualifying race and earned a starting spot in the second row. "Racing was always much more of a passion than as a fisherman", Truex Sr. Read More »

Turkey strongly condemns Florida high school shooting


Trump said Thursday he planned to head to Parkland "to meet with families and local officials and to continue coordinating the federal response" but the White House had yet to confirm details of his visit at the time of Trump's tweet . Read More »

Tottenham's Harry Kane too expensive for Juventus at £250m - Marotta


His composure on the ball frustrated Juventus and he was instrumental in the build-up to Kane's goal before deservedly getting on the scoresheet himself with a well-taken free-kick to equalise with 18 minutes remaining. In an incredible start to the match, Higuain scored after just 75 seconds - a gem of a volley on the turn from a set piece. "It showed character", he said. Read More »

South Africa make four changes in final ODI


The series was a personal triumph for Kohli, who hit three centuries and became the first player to score more than 500 runs in a bilateral series . A century by India's opener, Rohit Sharma , and four wickets by Kuldeep Yaldav have helped the team beat the Proteas and win the fifth one-day worldwide (ODI) as well as secure a series victory. Read More »

Wozniacki agitates over rival's grunting in Qatar win

Asked if she thought her opponent was grunting deliberately, Wozniacki responded: "I think that she didn't do it in the second set, so". World number one Wozniacki, who won the Australian Open last month, survived a topsy-turvy opening set to beat Romania's Monica Niculescu 7-5 6-1. Read More »

British Olympic official sent home after altercation with security guard


Pressed to explain why the British official was expelled while other IOC members facing investigations are allowed to take part in activities in Pyeongchng, International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams on Friday said it was because the incident happened during the games and because Pengilly had acknowledged his behavior. Read More »

Mets to sign Jason Vargas


This will be his second stint with the Mets, as he briefly played for the team in 2007 after being traded to NY from Miami. Vargas led the AL in wins with 18 and made the All-Star Game a year ago. He gave up one run on two hits in 5 1/3 innings. 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. Read More »

Watch Nikola Jokic get the fastest triple-double in 20 seasons


With Karl-Anthony Towns (two of nine) and Jimmy Butler (seven of 20) struggling from the floor, veteran big man Taj Gibson stepped up with a season-high 28 points to pace the Timberwolves. "I just started playing well and making shots", Jokic said. "I'm just playing the same way". "Maybe I'm a little bit (more) aggressive". Harris added 28 points and Murray had 26 for the Nuggets, who led by double digits for most of the fourth quarter. Read More »

United boss Mourinho denies rift with Pogba, slams 'lies'


Pogba still managed to be outplayed by Jonjo Shelvey and Mo Diamé at Newcastle, though Mourinho believes every player is entitled to a lapse in form every now and then, even if it impacts on the team's performance. Some Italian pranksters have played on the relationship (or lack of) between the Chelsea and Manchester United managers at Conte's press conference to look ahead to his side's FA Cup clash with Hull City on Friday evening. Read More »

Federer just 2 wins away from becoming the oldest world No.1


Federer also snatches Nadal's record of period between first time as World No 1 and the latest. "It was extremely complicated tonight", Federer was quoted as saying afterward on the ATP World Tour's Web site. "Roger will win at Wimbledon again and I can't see anybody passing him", Davenport told The outcome was never in doubt as Federer dominated with six aces and four service breaks, winning an impressive 21 of 23 first-serve points in the demolition. Read More »

Lacasse helps Canadian women's hockey team edge USA in Pyeongchang


Canada had three options when the foul was called: Ignore the foul, remove the stone from play, or rearrange the stones to the position the team believed they would have been if the stone had not been disturbed, the Post reported. Bourque scored his first of the tournament when he redirected Chris Lee's pass into the back of the net at 2:57 of the first period. Canada's second goal came just seven minutes later as Sarah Nurse sent the puck flying past the USA goaltender Maddie Rooney. Read More »

Peyton Manning Being Pursued As NFL Analyst By FOX, ESPN


In fact, ESPN would reportedly consider bumping Sean McDonough out of his role as the lead play-by-play announcer for " Monday Night Football " if Manning preferred to work with someone else. Amidst this ratings skid, ESPN is shelling out $2 billion for the broadcast rights for Monday Night Football (MNF ) against an estimated total of just $285 million in ad revenue. Read More »

Swiss Olympic athletes hit by norovirus


Swiss officials also said the athletes no longer have symptoms of norovirus and should be able to compete in their events. "They're not staying in the village, I should say, and we're hoping they make a swift recovery.I gather it could be pretty swift and they could be competing as normal", Adams said at the IOC's press briefing the same day. Read More »

Sacramento To Submit Bid For NBA All-Star Game


The move follows a partnership announced between Turner Sports and Intel in November. These injuries will hurt the all-star game. The Washington Wizards have had an underwhelming season till now, considering they were supposed to be challengers for the Eastern Conference title this year. Read More »

Cubs' Rizzo gives emotional speech at school shooting vigil


WPEC-TV was there to record the moment. The entire country is grieving with you. He also said "something has to change" before another community suffers the same fate. "Obviously, we're all here for Anthony and for that school and all those families". Rizzo said he was excited to go spend the rest of the day with his fiancee, and when I asked what he got her for a present, he laughed and joked: "Chocolate". Read More »

Korean alpine skier hoping to make friends during Winter Games


A final number for the total payment of all the North Koreans who visited during the Olympics will be disclosed at a later time, said ministry spokesman Baik Tae Hyun in a briefing. Speaking to NBC's "Nightly News" on Thursday, the vice president continued to stress that the United States of America would protect itself from North Korean nuclear threats by taking whatever "action is necessary to defend our homeland". Read More »