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Winter Games 2018: Shaun White, Mikaela Shiffrin look for gold

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After a tense wait for his final run, the American needed to beat Japan's Ayumu Hirano's impressive score of 95.25 to win. Earlier in the week, the Australian questioned recent judging, particularly in regard to perceptions of the two tricks and of White's recent flawless 100.00 score achieved at the Snowmass Grand Prix. Read More »

Bichon frise Flynn becomes America's top dog

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Flynn the bichon frise beat out a darling pug, champion giant schnauzer, handsome border collie, sprightly Norfolk terrier, elegant borzoi and one cheeky Sussex spaniel to win best in show at the 2018 Westminster Kennel Club dog show in NY. Read More »

Homemade Highlights: US Figure Skating Team Falls Short of Gold

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Get used to it" as well as putting up photos of him with figure skater Adam Rippon . The figure skater, who told Mike Tirico that he wanted Xanax and a drink to calm his Olympic nerves, has stated he has no intention of visiting with President Trump at the White House after the games are over. Read More »

England captain Dylan Hartley keen to test scrum against Georgia

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It is another example of the pathway within England Rugby where if players impress they can make their way into the senior squad. A similar event was staged against Wales in Bristol before the 2017 autumn series and it was deemed a success, leading to Jones setting up a similar scenario against one of the game's most accomplished scrummaging nations. Read More »

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: Chloe Kim, US teenage snowboard sensation, wins gold

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Kim's father said he signed her up for the team because it was cheaper than getting lessons. "The sheer amount of days I would see her out there, regardless of weather, spoke volumes". "You know, going from 13 to 17 is such a big time gap. I can one-up myself.' The third run was for me to prove to myself if I did it, and I could go home really happy and excited". Read More »

Sought-after Kluivert refuses to rule out EPL move

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However, he suggests a move to the Premier League may not take place for a few years. 'England appeals to me: Arsenal , Tottenham , Chelsea or Manchester United are nice clubs where I can see myself playing in a few years'. The 18-year-old came up through the ranks of the Dutch club's youth system before being promoted to the first team by Ajax's then manager Peter Bosz in January 2017. Read More »

Michael Phelps, family announce birth of baby boy Beckett

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Boomer Phelps is officially a big brother, and #babyshark officially has a name. Being able to build our family to now 3 (6 with doggies) is so incredible! All I wanna do is hold him! Nicole shared a similar photo acknowledging that their family "grew by 1" on Tuesday and added that she couldn't be happier to be surround by her boys. Read More »

Woods in a role of player, mentor

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He said what will help him decide is "just not to feel sore, feel like I can play all-out again, within three days". The bunkers are deeper, they seem bigger, the greens have got more pin locations than I remember. Here's a look at ten players who could join the pantheon of winners that include Sam Snead, Ben Hogan and Tom Watson, just to name a few. But Woods says that in addition to trying to solve Riviera, he also has a lot to learn about his post-fusion body and his game. Read More »

Liverpool Are Going To Make Porto Suffer- Roberto Firmino

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Come Valentine's Day, nearly the entire footballing fraternity will have their eyes glued on the showpiece tie of the round (potentially even the tournament) in Madrid between Real Madrid and PSG. In Liverpool , they face their biggest test yet at home, and the in-form duo of Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah should definitely have a say in the maters. Read More »

Olympic Women's Slalom: By the Numbers

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High winds have wreaked havoc with the PyeongChang skiing schedule, pushing this race from the weekend into Wednesday. France's world champion Tessa Worley showed strong form to beat Rebensburg into second place at the last World Cup giant slalom in Lenzerheide at the end of last month. Read More »

MSU acting to fire Nassar supervisor

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Engler, a former Republican Michigan governor, confirmed last week that he planned to tap Blanchard as an adviser, drawing criticism from U.S. Rep. MSU professor and member of the Faculty Senate, Doctor William Dutton said he's not sure if calling on the Board to resign is what the school needs right now. Read More »

DeMar DeRozan scores 27 leading Raptors to 115-112 win against Heat

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The Heat have lost a season-worst four straight on the road. Atlanta took some wild shots and tossed passes into the stands as it tried to spread the floor. Toronto (40-16) leads Boston by 1 1/2 games in the East. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Kelly Olynyk , who has missed the past two games with a strained left shoulder, is improving but will not play in the game in Toronto . Read More »

Tyronn Lue won't pull a Steve Kerr, hand clipboard to LeBron James

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Draw up the plays, give the motivation speeches, everything that coaches traditionally do during timeouts. Booker is slated to be part of the 2018 JBL 3-Point Contest during All-Star Weekend, but given the state of his hip and rib, even a shooting motion could prove problematic for the third-year guard. Read More »

Olympic Men's Hockey Tournament Gets Started

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What people thought of their team and how they finished and won gold, that's extremely inspiring". And I also think with how we play and the way the team is put together, we can compete with anyone in the world. They have not played a single exhibition game together. The parallels to the U.S. team of 1980 - the Miracle On Ice squad coached by another Big Ten legend, former Minnesota coach Herb Brooks - are probably inevitable. Read More »

Eagles' Super Bowl TD shouldn't have counted, ex-VP of officials says

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Jeffery did "check in" with the official before the snap, meaning that he asked if he was lined up correctly and the official apparently did not tell him otherwise. Pereira went on to outline his proposed catch rule, one where officials stay clear of overly judicious analysis by replay. And since Foles was lined up in the backfield, the Patriots would have known he was an eligible receiver. Read More »

LeBron James Praises New-look Cavs

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Now, don't be surprised if we see round four of Warriors-Cavaliers come June. The presence of Isaiah Thomas and his controversial statements where he publicly criticized his teammates and not himself despite poor personal performances created a rather divided locker room, where it became nearly necessary to ship him out to create a more harmonious and focused squad which is on the same page. Read More »

BT and Sky pay £4.5bn for Premier League rights deals

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Sky again won the majority of the rights, paying £3.58bn to show 128 Premier League matches each season beginning 2019/2020, whilst BT themselves paid £885mn, securing one package to show 32 games per season. "We continue to invest in content that our customers value and which complements our strategy to broaden our offer". He added: "'Not only do we remain the home of Premier League football but also the home of top quality drama, entertainment, comedy and other sports", he said. Read More »

Bill Haas survives fatal vehicle crash

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The collision and rollover occurred Tuesday night in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood, Los Angeles Police Detective Jeff Fischer told KTLA . It does not appear that Wilson was injured. The 35-year-old pro was the passenger in a Ferrari that reportedly crashed into an oncoming vehicle, rolling the Ferrari over. UPDATED , Wednesday, Feb. Read More »

NHL: Flyers G Elliott to miss up to six weeks

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But thanks to two-plus months of excellence, they have climbed into third place in the Metropolitan Division. The Penguins host Ottawa on Tuesday night. Elliott has been the Flyers workhorse in goal this season, posting a 21-11-7 record with a 2.72 GAA and.908 save percentage in 41 games. On the penalty kill, the Flyers rank 29th (126-for-169, 74.6 percent). Read More »

Emily Sweeney crashes on final run, says she "is fine"

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Emily Sweeney of the United States crashed in what is considered to be the hardest and most treacherous part of the Olympic luge course Tuesday morning in PyeongChang. "What we were concerned about is whether we would see her walking at all again, the best medical teams got to her and after a number of minutes the good news Emily is up on her feet". Read More »

Pochettino lauds 'amazing' Eriksen after Juventus draw - 'He always steps up'

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Manchester United and Arsenal in the past two weeks, are learning how to compete with - and beat - the best. Tottenham's resurgence, though, seemed destined for a premature end when Serge Aurier cynically hacked down Douglas Costa in the box - only for Higuain, with the final play of the half, to smash his spot-kick against the crossbar. Read More »

Cavani expecting red-hot Ronaldo in Champions League showdown

He has carried on his love affair with the Champions League as a coach, from his role as assistant to Carlo Ancelotti in Real's 2014 triumph to leading Madrid to glory himself in the last two seasons. His presence alone has aided the likes of Edinson Cavani , Kylian Mbappe and Angel di Maria, with opposition defences keen not to allow the Brazilian spaces - leaving gaps elsewhere for others to exploit. Read More »

John Morris, Kaitlym Lawes and Alex Gough earn Olympic firsts for Canada

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The fact that Lawes and Morris had to get through such a tough field to win the Canadian curling trials and qualify for the Olympics made them battle-tested for this event and, though they had far less experience in the mixed doubles discipline than the other teams, they were able to impose their will in eight of nine games. Read More »

Sens pull Phaneuf for possible trade

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Meanwhile, the Senators go into a full-on re-tool, while they continue to clear salary cap space and financial commitments. "It's going to be a real good experience for me to be able to join that team". I really wish those individuals the very , very best. "I thank them for everything they have done, they were tremendous to work with". Phaneuf's teammates seemed to share that sentiment. Read More »

French rugby players cleared after report of sexual assault

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In line with those earlier reports, the squad's flight home to Paris was indeed grounded by police earlier today and several players did speak with officers in regards to an investigation. French media reported the fight was between players and supporters of Scotland but Scottish police later said the players were questioned as " potential witnesses ". Read More »

Manchester City want retrospective action for rough treatment in Premier League

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When pressed on his team news ahead of City's match against Leicester , Guardiola could not resist having a pop at the former Manchester United defender. "If we are able to keep it up all of the season, I don't know what will happen, but for the opponents it will be tough". "We could take one from [the] second team but they played a game yesterday." he said. Read More »

Antonio Conte reiterates desire to fulfil Chelsea contract

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Conte has launched a strong defence of his qualities, but conceded that he has some work to do when it comes to persuading his employers who to recruit. Enrique is the favourite to replace Conte at the end of the season and the Spaniard is known to be keen on resuming his managerial career in the Premier League. Read More »

Can Philadelphia Eagles repeat? 18 questions team must address in 2018 offseason

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I know people are saying that Malcolm Butler should have played, but you have to understand that Belichick has a game plan from week to week and if you don't fit that then you don't play. The future of the Eagles looks bright in my opinion. Aside from Foles, critical pieces such as LeGarrette Blount and Nigel Bradham along with slot corner Patrick Robinson will all be free agents this offseason, and it will be interesting to see whether Philly decides to sign them again. Read More »

Korean hockey team faces Switzerland in historic debut match

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The delegation also included Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of DPRK top leader Kim Jong Un and also the first vice director of the Central Committee of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea. "If there is certain progress to set the conditions for denuclearisation, a full-fledged progress in inter-Korean relations will become possible", it said, without elaborating. Read More »