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QUIZ: Name Manchester United's Champions League goalscorers

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De Gea made one good early save low down to deny Colombian Muriel , while Jesus Navas, impressive at right-back, fired just wide after latching onto Ever Banega's cross-field pass. It was honestly a terrible match to watch, very little quality but Man United got the job done that they set out to do at the end of the day. Manchester United had a throwback performance tonight, and not in a good way. Read More »

Barca performance was my best, says Willian

For quite some time now, Willian is known for his knack of those darting runs and sensational strikes and he showed that to the world once again. His persistence nearly paid off-twice, as two of his shots hit either side of the goalpost. "They close down very well and wait for the opponent's mistake". However, there can be few concessions against a rival who have had 24 hours more to prepare for the Champions League after an easy night on Friday as they cruised into the quarter-finals of ... Read More »

Pandey, Dhoni cut loose as India post target of 189

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India: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Manish Pandey , Suresh Raina , Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat. "In the last couple of overs, he looks to dominate and he has done that a number of times", said Manish. In the first ball of the 20th over, Pandey swung his bat too hard for him to ultimately mistime it. Read More »

US students protest gun laws, Trump considers arming teachers

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Sen. Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat and leading advocate for tighter gun controls , said Trump's directive suggested the president was aware of fresh energy on the issue and called it a sign that "for the first time " politicians are "scared of the political consequences of inaction on guns". Read More »

U.S. women rout Finland 5-0, advance to gold-medal game

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Then the Americans' old nemesis, Marie Philip-Poulin, snuck into the USA zone behind the play and struck from the left circle to make it 2-1. Both teams posted identical 5-0 victories in the semifinals as Canada out-shot the Olympic Athletes of Russian Federation 47-17 and the Americans out-shot Finland 38-14. Read More »

Duke runs past Louisville behind Allen, dunks

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Ironically, Duke hasn't lost since then. He hasn't played in four games, and details are scarce on the nature of the injury. After the game, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski offered little insight into when Bagley would play next. Duke primarily used a zone defense, as it has done in the previous four game. Although Bolden and DeLaurier have filled in well, Duke would still prefer to have Bagley back-Krzyzewski said he remains day-to-day with his knee injury. Read More »

4 players to watch at the Honda Classic

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Cape Town - Rory McIlroy says winning a tournament ahead of the Masters is not a key to success at Augusta despite conventional wisdom suggesting otherwise. If you miss it just by tiny margins here, it can punish you quite heavily. "But if you're on, it gives you opportunities to score and that's what's happened". Read More »

Jamie Anderson wins silver for United States in women's Big Air event

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The event making its debut for snowboarding featured a progressive contest by the women's riders. Anderson, who defended her 2014 slopestyle gold earlier in PyeongChang , won silver with her score of 177.25. Leading the event after both the first and second runs of the event , which is scored on the best two scores posted over three runs, the 27-year-old from South Lake Tahoe, California, saw Anna Gasser of Austria jump in front to win gold with her final run. Read More »

Curling: South Korea earn playoff spot with win over US

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Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway finished second, nine hundredths of a second behind Goggia. Having won downhill gold at Vancouver 2010, injury prevented Vonn from defending her title in Sochi four years later, and in the absence of Mikaela Shiffrin - who skipped the event due to scheduling conflicts - many predicted that Vonn's bid for a second gold would be a straight shootout with Goggia. Read More »

The NBA is coming back to Seattle ... for a preseason game

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For now, this preseason game creates intrigue there. Durant played all of one season in Seattle before the team was shipped off to Oklahoma City. In December, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) was approved by the Seattle City Council for an estimated $600 million renovation of the arena by the Oak View Group. Read More »

Why LeBron James and other athletes speak out: Bill Livingston

The proposal that seems to come up every few years and tends to get the most support is one that does away with the Eastern Conference and Western Conference brackets and, instead, seeds the top-16 teams in the National Basketball Association, regardless of conference. Read More »

Minnesota's Vonn gone from Olympics? Don't bank on it just yet

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Vonn has been battling with her emotions since arriving in South Korea , appearing to teeter on the edge of a breakdown in nearly every interview. "But she would have to shave off some real time to do that and she can't in good conscience take a spot from a teammate who seems more prepared and is faster and more familiar with the hill". Read More »

Abrahamson: Lindsey Vonn has waited eight years for 100 seconds

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She won the bronze in her signature event, the downhill, after failing to medal in her first Olympic event in eight years, the super-G. Ryan Donato, son of 1992 U.S. "But I'm proud of my performance". As if the skiing-for-my-country-for-the-last-time-in-the-name-of-my-late-hero-grandfather kind of pressure wasn't enough, Vonn has been fielding attacks from Twitter trolls on behalf of Donald Trump . Read More »

Celtic good enough to win in Russian Federation says Eboue Kouassi

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But Kouassi, who saw Krasnodar win 2-0 at Zenit in 2015 while a youth player in Russian Federation, insists Celtic should have no fears about the assignment facing them in St Petersburg. "Am I confident of winning?" "For us, we have analysed the game from the first-leg and, even though we played very well, creating opportunities and didn't concede, there are still areas where we can be better". Read More »

NuLu bar hangs replica 2013 championship banner

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For those unaware, back in October of 2016, the NCAA alleged a former men's basketball assistant paid an escort service to provide strip shows and sex for recruits and other players. My heart is broken and shattered for them, our fans and a great university. One misstep Pitino did acknowledge was that he hired McGee. In fact, Hancock says Pitino personally took care of him when his father was gravely ill and he still looks to Rick as a "father figure". Read More »

Spurs no longer counting on Leonard's return

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The season might be over for Spurs all-star forward Kawhi Leonard . Despite Leonard's absence, the Spurs are 35-24 and now hold the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference with 23 games left in the regular season. "I'll be surprised if he gets back this year". "We've got to move on", Popovich told reporters Wednesday at the National Basketball Association team's practice. Read More »

US ski star Vonn hurt by anti-American claims

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When Vonn, the 2010 Olympic downhill gold medalist, finished a disappointing sixth in the Super G the other day, her Twitter feed was filled with vitriol. She won gold in the giant slalom, her first event of the 2018 Games. The American star was 0.18 seconds faster than Ramona Siebenhofer, with the Austrian's time recorded despite missing a gate. Read More »

Diamondbacks acquire slugger Steven Souza in 3-team trade

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The Diamondbacks won't get far in the postseason with a lackluster bullpen. Drury had a nice season for the D-Backs past year and can play a number of positions . Gleyber Torres , who is recovering from Tommy John surgery to fix a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left (non-throwing) elbow, will get a shot to start at third base in spring training, while Miguel Andujar could open the year as the starting second baseman. Read More »

Giants select RB Saquon Barkley in Mel Kiper's mock draft 2.0

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In the ESPN analyst's latest draft projection , Mayfield is headed to the New York Jets with the No. 6 overall pick. Allen did have a strong week at the Senior Bowl last month, showing improvement each day under the tutelage of National Football League coaches, and that was clearly enough to convince Kiper of his suitability to the Browns. Read More »

Rashid Khan Becomes Top-ranked ODI Bowler, Youngest Ever to Do So

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Virat, who is on cloud nine after the series win against South Africa , is now in Johannesburg for his upcoming cricket matches . Steve Smith now sits at the top of the Test rankings with 947 points , but the Australian skipper's struggles in the ODI arena have left him languishing on 692 points in the 50-over format. Read More »

California school shooting plot thwarted, police say

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Deputies from the Norwalk Sheriff's Station responded to the high school, located at 14625 Keese Dr., last Friday to investigate a criminal threats call, a news release from the department stated. The student's disturbing remarks came after he and a teacher had a disagreement because he brought headphones to school, and students are not allowed to have electronic devices out during class time, Jacobsen said. Read More »

Winter Olympics: Russian athlete leaves games amid doping probe

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Adams said a second sample would be tested, and results could be announced within 24 hours. The Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang will close on February 25. He echoed a general bewilderment among curling athletes who could not fathom why anyone would use drugs that aid endurance in a sport that is a kind of chess on ice, needing steady hands and concentration rather than physical fitness. Read More »

Colts' Andrew Luck throwing weighted balls in rehab

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The initial report came from Ian Rapoport, a highly regarded reporter for the NFL Network. As King notes, House said he expects Luck to be able to throw without restriction at some point this spring. I'm not, 'Hey, someone tell me, is he ready?' I hope he's there, but we'll go on if he's not. One of the biggest questions of the 2018 National Football League offseason is the health of Andrew Luck , and how the Indianapolis Colts' quarterback is coming along after missing all of 2017 ... Read More »

CCU student racing at Daytona International Speedway

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On the 20th anniversary of Dale Earnhardt Sr.'s Daytona 500 win, Austin Dillon took the No. 3 auto, made famous by Earnhardt into Victory Lane. "I got a tattoo last night", Dillon said at a press conference. 99 in hockey. "He's going to kill me", she said while laughing. She said the director of the film suggested she do two more weeks of driving school. Read More »

I'll quit Nantes if offered Italy job, reveals Ranieri

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The 66-year-old signed a contract with Nantes for two years but if he were to be contacted for the Italy job, he would ask Nantes president to release him. "And I would understand in some way that a high-level career ends on an opportunity that will not be presented twice". "I'm not one to curb professional and personal ambitions, so I'm not going to". Read More »

Olympics: Goggia wins downhill (4)

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Vonn said she was hoping to win gold because of her grandfather, but said she still believed she had made him proud, as she choked up. My family's here. Now she doesn't have to worry the invitation, perhaps a silver - or should that be bronze - lining to these Games. The last women's super-G champ who skipped the downhill at the same Winter Games was Diann Roffe of the U.S.in 1994. Read More »