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Sport NI's Evans apologises over West Brom furore
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When they left at approximately 5.30am, it is alleged they drove the taxi back to their hotel without the driver. A police source said: "It's not clear whether the players did what they did as a joke". It was a curfew on that evening and it was broken and that's all I'm going to comment". "They're good people and I'm disappointed, if I'm honest", said Pardew.

Sport Slovenia stuns U.S. men's hockey in OT, 3-2
Author: 0 Slovenia stuns U.S. men's hockey in OT, 3-2

After a too many men on the ice call on Slovakia, Bourque, another son of a former National Hockey League player, fed Donato, who spun around in front and went five-hole on Laco to score the game-winning goal with 17:09 left. U.S. goalie Ryan Zapolski gave up a bad goal to Andrej Kudrna to tie the game 25 seconds later. A look at the first day of action at the men's Olympic tournament, and highlights from the final day of Group B play on the women's side.

Sport Liverpool great criticises supporters for Mohamed Salah - Lionel Messi comparisons
Author: 0 Liverpool great criticises supporters for Mohamed Salah - Lionel Messi comparisons

The Reds came agonisingly close to claiming the Premier League title as the Uruguayan frontman plundered 31 goals during his final season at Anfield. "So, as amusing as it may seem, I think if they could get a centre forward, a penalty box player and play Firmino slightly deeper, I think it will be better for the balance of the team".

Sport Kerala CM supports Priya Prakash song
Author: 0 Kerala CM supports Priya Prakash song

Taking to Twitter , the young actor declared how she had got loads of request for Valentine's Day but chose to remain single that day. Ever since the video , Priya Prakash Varrier has become an internet sensation with over six lakh followers on Instagram in just one day.

Sport ESPN Predicts Tonight's Ohio State-Penn State Game
Author: 0 ESPN Predicts Tonight's Ohio State-Penn State Game

Ohio State has won four straight heading into its game at Penn State on Thursday night. They'll bring a defense that frustrated the Buckeyes (22-6, 13-2) in their lowest scoring performance of the 2017-18 season. Moreover, while in some situations this could be described as a trap game for the Buckeyes with a matchup at rival MI looming on the weekend, you can bet they'll be plenty fired up to avenge their only conference loss of the season.

Sport No. 2 men's basketball beats Northwestern despite 27-point deficit
Author: 0 No. 2 men's basketball beats Northwestern despite 27-point deficit

They proceeded to score exactly 11 points in the second half, which would be not a lot of points in a football second half and is definitely not enough in basketball. They led by as much as 27 and were up 49-27 after a stunning first half that had fans chanting "Overrated!" Bridges went 4 for 4 at the line in the final 41.7 seconds to seal the win.

Sport Ravi Shastri asks scribe to get latest dictionary to praise Virat Kohli
Author: 0 Ravi Shastri asks scribe to get latest dictionary to praise Virat Kohli

A depleted South Africa , who were forced to re-work on their team throughout the series , will however aim to salvage some pride from the final encounter. "The experience of dealing with other pressures will help me grow as a player ", Markram mentioned. His form has been "Bradmanesque" in ODIs and Kohli wants to make "each and every remaining day" of his global career count.

Sport Slovenian ice hockey team opens Olympics with upset over US
Author: 0 Slovenian ice hockey team opens Olympics with upset over US

It all adds up to some pretty serious hockey DNA in the Donato family and Ryan heeded his father's words when he chose a low, hard wrist shot to score his first goal against Slovakia. "We're the same team as we were in the first game", said Ilya Kovalchuk, who finished with two goals and an assist. But to characterize Team USA's issues as exclusively a Russian Federation problem would be underselling the magnitude of upset it would be for this team to win a medal.

Sport George Groves Outfoxes Chris Eubank Jr. As Gruelling Bout Goes The Distance
Author: 0 George Groves Outfoxes Chris Eubank Jr. As Gruelling Bout Goes The Distance

A slow start against Billy Joe Saunders in 2014 cost Eubank Jr badly and it seemed as though history was repeating itself in the first round. Click on the main image to view more photos from Chris's meeting with the players and watch Chris, alongside former United player and Huddersfield manager Andy Ritchie and ESPN journalist Rob Dawson, preview Saturday's FA Cup trip and Eubank's big fight against George Groves .

Sport Daniel Hemric Nabs XFINITY Series Pole at Daytona International Speedway
Author: 0 Daniel Hemric Nabs XFINITY Series Pole at Daytona International Speedway

The previous closest finish was a 1995 Camping World Truck Series race at Colorado National Speedway where the margin was 0.001 seconds. Reddick nabbed teammate Elliott Sadler at the finish line. A fifth overtime ensued when Dylan Lupton crashed down the backstretch in his No. 28 JGL Racing Ford. NASCAR would eventually bring out the red flag, stopping the cars in order to clean up the track.

Sport New Zealand quick to bury Australia T20 debacle as England loom
Author: 0 New Zealand quick to bury Australia T20 debacle as England loom

Joe Root counter-attacked with a brilliant 83 of 44 balls, it was his innings that helped England win the match. It took his worldwide Twenty20 career total to 2,188 runs, surpassing compatriot Brendon McCullum's 2,140, with India's Virat Kohli the next-highest on the all-time list with 1,956.

Sport Alonso in, Bakayoko out against Barcelona, says Chelsea's Conte
Author: 0 Alonso in, Bakayoko out against Barcelona, says Chelsea's Conte

Many around Stamford Bridge might say that's been long coming, but it didn't take long for the second goal to arrive. The Premier League champions lie fourth, 19 points behind Manchester City with 11 games of the season remaining and Keane appeared to liken Chelsea's efforts this time around to their feeble title defence in 2015-2016, where a dramatic slump in form saw Jose Mourinho sacked before Christmas.

Sport Canadian men's hockey team loses 3-2 in shootout to Czech Republic
Author: 0 Canadian men's hockey team loses 3-2 in shootout to Czech Republic

The same surely extends to some of his teammates after a 3-2 shootout loss to the Czech Republic at Gangneung Hockey Centre in a very physical and tremendously entertaining contest, a result that may cost the two-time defending Olympic champions a chance to advance directly to the quarter-finals.

Sport Ice hockey: Like father, like son - Donato nets for the US
Author: 0 Ice hockey: Like father, like son - Donato nets for the US

Donato senior was the second-highest scorer for the US team who finished fourth at the 1992 Games in Albertville and he also happens to be Ryan's coach at Harvard. They were the better team in the third and it was good enough for them to get the win. If Russia, or the Olympic Athletes from Russia as they are known here, defeats Slovenia later Friday, the Americans (1-0-1) will be leading their pool.

Sport Paul Pogba Replaced By Unexpected Youngster In Man United's Squad, Today
Author: 0 Paul Pogba Replaced By Unexpected Youngster In Man United's Squad, Today

French publication L'Equipe claimed Pogba, who rejoined United from Juventus for £89.3m in August 2016, had been unhappy a more defensive role in the team and perceived his future away from Old Trafford. Period. End of story. I can understand why Pogba might feel irritated with the position Mourinho now has him playing in. You can't have both him and Pogba roaming across the pitch, because then you'll lose the shape of your team.

Sport NASCAR Predictions: Who will win Can-Am Duel 1? 2/15/18
Author: 0 NASCAR Predictions: Who will win Can-Am Duel 1? 2/15/18

Maybe just go out and complete the deal here and get this one. The following is a question and answer with Truex, the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series champion, ahead of this year's "Great American Race ". "Never underestimate a vegan hippie chick with a race vehicle", Munter explains. He raced 15 times from 1989-1998 in NASCAR's second-tier series and never finished in the top 10.

Sport Best moments from Friday at NBA All-Star Weekend
Author: 0 Best moments from Friday at NBA All-Star Weekend

This year, he teamed up with Grammy award victor Justin Bieber , among others, in Team Lakers . The All-Star Break is a great time for most teams to rejuvenate and review their goals as a franchise: Either make a case for the Playoffs or re-establish themselves as a contender for the National Basketball Association or Conference title.

Sport ESPN, FOX recruiting Peyton Manning as prime time National Football League analyst
Author: 0 ESPN, FOX recruiting Peyton Manning as prime time National Football League analyst

According to Marchand, Fox has been interested in hiring Manning dating back to a year ago, but ESPN appears to be making a stronger push as the network looks for a replacement for Jon Gruden. Manning would likely crush it being a color analyst in the booth, similarly to how Tony Romo emerged on the scene for CBS in 2017. If Manning doesn't take the job, ESPN would look at plenty of options .

Sport Hot Stove Continues to (Finally) Heat up as Mets Sign Vargas
Author: 0 Hot Stove Continues to (Finally) Heat up as Mets Sign Vargas

Vargas, who made the All-Star team a year ago, was 18-11 with a 4.16 ERA but suffered a noticeable drop after the break. But he spent the last four seasons working under current Mets pitching coach and former Royals pitching coach Dave Eiland in Kansas City.

Sport Toy Story Land coming to Disney Theme Parks
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At the event, Disney representatives said that Toy Story Land will make guests feel as if they've been shrunken to the size of toy Army Men and will be able to explore Andy's backyard. Here, adorable little green aliens swirl about in their flying saucers with guests in tow in their rocket ship toys while "The Claw" hangs overhead. Toy Story 4 is due in theaters next year.

Sport USA still struggling for offense against Canada
Author: 0 USA still struggling for offense against Canada

Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. "I know they have a lot of guys with a lot of skill", said Canadian forward Rob Klinkhammer, who plays alongside Czech forward Jiri Sekac for Kazan Ak-Bars in Russian Federation.

Sport Arsenal ease to victory, Batshuayi grabs Dortmund comeback win
Author: 0 Arsenal ease to victory, Batshuayi grabs Dortmund comeback win

He was also the hero of the night in their Europa League clash with Atalanta on Thursday, scoring twice - including a last-minute victor - in the 3-2 win. "His numbers with us are very good and I am not surprised by his qualities". Sitting 10th in the Bundesliga , the Foals trail third-placed Dortmund by six points, and must avoid defeat at all costs to remain in contention for a Champions League spot.

Sport Mendis helps Lanka beat Bangladesh by 6-wicket in first T20
Author: 0 Mendis helps Lanka beat Bangladesh by 6-wicket in first T20

Bangladesh may have complied with their captain's motto of playing fearless cricket without the fear of failure after Mahmudullah made a decision to bat on a placid track, but there were questions about whether the Tigers fell some valuable runs short, especially after making 100 from the first 10 overs, and the captain himself did not hesitate in accepting that fact at the post-match presentation ceremony.

Sport Mikaela Shiffrin Dominates Second Giant Slalom Run, Takes Home Gold
Author: 0 Mikaela Shiffrin Dominates Second Giant Slalom Run, Takes Home Gold

Holdener is the fourth-ranked slalom skier in the world. Friday's disappointment continued what's been a somewhat turbulent Olympics for Shiffrin. Shiffrin, though, isn't yet sure if she'll be doing all five. "It's so huge. She's so worth it". She can become the second Swedish woman to claim an Olympic medal in this event after Anja Paerson's bronze medal in Salt Lake 2002 and gold medal in Torino 2006.

Sport Alpine skiing: Shiffrin conquers her demons to seize gold
Author: 0 Alpine skiing: Shiffrin conquers her demons to seize gold

After multiple delays due to risky wind conditions, Mikaela Shiffrin finally made her 2018 Winter Olympics debut - and she didn't disappoint! "She will have raced and trained - or tried to race - for six days in a row", said Eileen Shiffrin.

Sport Bengals' McCarron reportedly will be UFA, Cardinals plan to watch his film
Author: 0 Bengals' McCarron reportedly will be UFA, Cardinals plan to watch his film

He's trying to get an opportunity elsewhere and took the Bengals to an independent arbitrator who ruled him to be an unrestricted free agent this offseason. But his contention was he shouldn't have been held out so long. It must have almost killed him to watch Vontaze Burfict and Adam Jones rob him of his one shining moment and the team's only playoff victory under Marvin Lewis.

Sport Sebastian Janikowski's agent: 'At 39, Sebastian is too young to retire'
Author: 0 Sebastian Janikowski's agent: 'At 39, Sebastian is too young to retire'

But the back injury forced Janikowski to miss last season. And how long longer, then, did he see himself lacing them up for the Raiders? Jon Gruden , rehired last month, was entering his third season as Raiders coach in 2000 when then-owner Al Davis made Janikowski the fourth kicker in National Football League history to be drafted in the first round.