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West Virginia vs. Kansas

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Considering Kansas handed Oklahoma the game in Norman a few weeks ago, you can bet they won't make the same mistakes this time around. Despite 55% of the betting tickets backing Texas Tech at online sportsbooks, Baylor is now a 1.5-point home favorite . Read More »

Girard avoids chaos to claim gold in men's 1000m short track

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Girard led for the majority of the race, and a crash involving three other racers left only the Canadian and John-Henry Krueger of the U.S.to battle for top spot. Her performance Saturday makes her the first Canadian woman to win two medals in individual short track events at the same Olympics. "There is just too much traffic and stuff that can go down if you stay in the back, so we both stayed up in the front and it paid off for both of us", Krueger said. Read More »

Champions League: Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino wants to make Porto 'suffer'

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Critics predicted January's £142million sale of Philippe Coutinho would hit Liverpool hard but, in light of the goal-scoring exploits of Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino , it has not yet. Yet while Kane is an out-and-out striker, Salah is a winger, who has also created chances, particularly for Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane in what has become one of Europe's deadliest strike forces. Read More »

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde reveals Chelsea advantage ahead of Champions League tie

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In a run going back to last season, Barca are now 31 games unbeaten in Spain's top flight - a streak to match the club-best run established by Pep Guardiola's domestic and European champions in 2010-11. 10 minutes into the second half, Suarez had a chance to get his brace after he was sent through by Messi in the centre of the box but he skied his effort over the crossbar. Read More »

Winter Olympics 2018: Russians up and running with big win over Slovenia

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Team USA finished the preliminary round with just four goals in three games, and four points in the Group B standings, meaning it will have to play a qualification playoff game on Tuesday. "He wanted to do a little dance with me by the bench, so I was willing to do it". "That's when I'm going to step up to the plate". Russia has never won a women's hockey medal as a country at the Olympics, and this team came in having scored only once in losing to Canada, the United States and Finland in ... Read More »

LeBron James Responds to Laura Ingraham's 'Shut Up and Dribble' Comment

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James and fellow All-Star Kevin Durant filmed a video for James' " Uninterrupted " series called " Rolling with the Champion ". He and Durant additionally both expressed dismay over what they perceive as Trump's racism , with James saying Trump's comments are no longer a surprise, which is "laughable - and it's scary". Read More »

Pogba out of Man Utd's Huddersfield trip with illness

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The 24-year-old has been at the centre of speculation all week after reports surfaced that his relationship with United boss Jose Mourinho had become strained and that he was unhappy at being played too deep in midfield. "But the majority of things you can read and listen, don't be polite, be objective and say lies ". "Some of them I know them for many , many years, I know the profile". Read More »

Bruins Prospect Ryan Donato Scores Stunning Wrist Shot For Team USA

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Men's Hockey Team Just Lost to Slovenia", "Ice Hockey: Slovenia down U.S. 3-2 in overtime" and "USA men's hockey melts down in stunning Olympic-opening loss to Slovenia" are only three of the worldwide titles by " TIME " magazine, "Reuters" news agency and the "Sporting News" respectively, that refer to the exceptional Slovenian victory. Read More »

Instagram teams up with athletes to capitalise on Winter Olympics

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Two-time Olympic medalist Lindsey Vonn returned to the Olympic stage Saturday in Pyeongchang , but her quest for gold was derailed by one of the very last turns in her super-G run. "I'm mentally stronger, I believe in myself a lot more and I know what my body is capable of. It might not be a medal, but I definitely gave it everything I had". Read More »

Lindsey Vonn finishes tied for fifth place in women's super-G

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Whilst Vonn continues as one of the faces of USA sport - with multiple sponsorship endorsements - she closes in on making skiing history by either male or female competitor during the regular season. Even so, Vonn had the unenviable job of going first among the field, turned in a solid time of 1:21.49, with a mistake near the end slowing her down, and finished seventh. Read More »

Upset City: Team USA, Russia Fall in Openers

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Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation won 4-0. With the loss, the US will have to play in the qualification round Tuesday. We've got a (6-foot-5 forward Jordan) Greenway and a couple other bodies that are big. Ilya Kovalchuk and Nikolai Prokhorkin each scored two goals and the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation blanked arch-rival United States 4-0 in an electric atmosphere Saturday at the Winter Olympic men's hockey tournament. Read More »

Chelsea blitz Hull in FA Cup

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The first half was impressive because we scored four goals. It gave the rest of the team the confidence to settle into the game because it was all upwards for Chelsea after the first goal. Pedro put in an excellent cross and a clever chip over the Hull defence found Giroud nearly clear in on goal but the striker couldn't compose himself to finish. Read More »

Katie Ledecky wonders whether she is related to Ester Ledecka

Vonn said the outcome was " definitely shocking ". "She knows how to go fast when it's straight". The mistake, as Posner said, was spoiling the result for viewers before showing it. Sun said that organizers have not considered allowing spectators in the Olympic Park to fill empty seats because it is impossible to predict when ticket holders will arrive. Read More »

Barcelona wins at Eibar 2-0 before trip to Chelsea in CL

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They are now 10 points clear at the top, although Atletico Madrid can trim that lead when they host Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. Eibar were the quicker out the blocks, as they pressed the league leaders up the pitch right back as far as Marc-Andre ter Stegen in the Barcelona goal. Read More »

Ohio State to pay coordinators more than $1M each

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Next weekend, the Nittany Lions will host UMBC, Monmouth and St. John's in a three-game series at the USA Baseball National Training Center in Cary, North Carolina. In that win, Penn State guard Shep Garner logged 16 points to lead the team. "It's definitely a confidence booster when they can't really stop you". Read More »

Canada's loss to Czech Republic a tale of missed opportunities

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In its second-ever Olympic men's hockey game after losing to the Czechs 2-1 on Thursday, South Korea elicited cheers from the home crowd every time it rushed up the ice with a puck and roars when any player got a shot on net. South Korea is the smallest and the lightest team in Group A, but its players refused to be simply pushed around by the Czechs, the tallest and heaviest side in the same group. Read More »

Nathan Chen completes 6 quads in redemption skate

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Nathan Chen of the United States finished with 297.35 points for fifth place. All three Americans made the top 10 with Vincent Zhou sixth and Adam Rippon 10th. Hanyu, bothered with constant injuries or illness, later told a press conference that he had to "push" himself to finish some elements in the competition. Read More »

McFarling: Chase Elliott's move to NASCAR's elite

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Thompson is a veteran of the ARCA Series and became the oldest pole victor at Daytona International Speedway at 63 in the series' season-opening race in 2015. who arguably has half the NASCAR fanbase, so a lot of fans are going to be looking for a new favorite driver. "I thought we all worked really well together", the 2015 Daytona 500 victor said himself and Blaney . Read More »

Ben Simmons shrugs off All-Star snub

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Jaylen Brown of the Boston Celtics led the way for Team USA with 35 points and 10 rebounds. Team Lakers was led by head coach, Rachel Nichols. Simmons isn't going to threaten John Wall's 22-assist record but he's not without hope of pushing for a triple double. Read More »

Man Utd midfielder Paul Pogba narrowly avoided surgery, says Jose Mourinho

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London: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has angrily insisted that rumours his relationship with Paul Pogba has broken down are " lies ". Mourinho acknowledged Pogba preferred to play on the left of a midfield three in a 4-3-3 formation, whereas many argue he has been playing in a deep midfield role as part of a 4-2-3-1. Read More »

Embedding a Tweet Can be Copyright Infringement, Court Rules

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Goldman sued, claiming the incident violated his exclusive right to display the photo. The publishers had asked for a summary judgment in this case, based on what's known as the "server test" - where the liability for copyright infringement is determined by whether an image is hosted on the publisher's server, or if the publisher just embedded or linked to an image that's hosted elsewhere. Read More »

Mikaela Shiffrin misses out on slalom medal at Winter Olympics

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Plus, the gold from Thursday means Shiffrin's trip to Pyeongchang can hardly be considered a disappointment. He won downhill gold in Sochi and now Austraian Matthias Mayer has added silver in super-G at PyeongChang 2018. He captured the thrill as he and viewers tried to will Jessica Diggins over the finish line to earn the USA's first Olympic medal in the sport. More will try in the free skate. Read More »

Olympics roundup: US women's hockey falls to Canada

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And it was definitely worth the wait. Shiffrin had once talked of going for five golds in 2018, but she finished in the worst position at the Olympic Games - fourth in her best event of slalom - and therefore she was unable to defend her gold medal from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics . Read More »

Nathan Chen crumbles under pressure of Olympic spotlight

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US teammate Nathan Chen , who was tabbed as a gold-medal favorite, had a rough skate, landing in 17th. Fellow American Adam Rippon finished seventh without attempting a quad in what was otherwise a high-wire act for the men. Fernández earned four of those European gold medals (and two world titles) between Sochi (where he finished fourth) and Pyeongchang . "Just a mix of emotions", he said. Read More »

Malcom: "I choose the club & Bordeaux will let me go".

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Safe to say, that will be music to both Tottenham and Arsenal fans' earns ahead of a potential summer move. Arsenal were heavily linked with Malcom during the January window but were thwarted in their efforts to sign him as a replacement for Alexis Sanchez. Read More »

Mac shines as Rory and Tiger prove hit and miss

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Thomas, whose five victories last season included the US PGA Championship, carded an even par 71 while McIlroy signed for a two-under 69. "I think it would be a smart sign if I didn't play", Tiger was quoted as saying before teeing it up at Riviera. Read More »

Lindsey Vonn finishes out of medal contention in women's super-G

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In her most recent super-G run, in Austria in January, the Czech came 24th. Vonn won the Alpine skiing women's overall World Cup in 2012. Portland's Jacqueline Wiles was set compete in the Olympics for the second time in her career, but a devastating knee injury forced her to miss the games. Read More »