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Sport Hornets fire GM Rich Cho amid disappointing season
Author: 0 Hornets fire GM Rich Cho amid disappointing season

He would partner with assistant GM Buzz Peterson. It also doesn't hurt that Kupchak has a North Carolina connection in common with Jordan. Another possibility for Charlotte is Rockets executive vice president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas, according to the report.

Sport Maldives Leader Seeks Approval To Extend State Of Emergency By 15 Days
Author: 0 Maldives Leader Seeks Approval To Extend State Of Emergency By 15 Days

The state of emergency was to end on Tuesday but got extended, as per reports. Yameen's latest action is certain to strain ties with India even further. Nasheed, the country's first democratically elected leader, took office in 2008. It added, "It is important that Maldives quickly returns to the path of democracy and the rule of law so that the aspirations of Maldivian people are met and the concerns of the worldwide community are assuaged".

Sport US hockey beats Slovakia, to play Czechs in next game
Author: 0 US hockey beats Slovakia, to play Czechs in next game

Trainers attended to Donato and Zapolski as backup goaltender Brandon Maxwell stretched and prepared to go in. Linemate Troy Terry from the University of Denver had three assists but it was the Harvard standout Donato's second two-goal performance that provided the spark and also moved him into a tie as the tournament's top goalscorer with four.

Sport Red Sox agree to five-year, $110 million deal with JD Martinez
Author: 0 Red Sox agree to five-year, $110 million deal with JD Martinez

The Red Sox only hit 168 home runs as a team a year ago, which ranked 27th in the league. Gomez tweeted that according to a "reliable source" the contract is a five-year deal that Martinez can opt out of after two years. NOTES: Former Red Sox players Pedro Martinez , Derek Lowe and Mike Lowell were all working with players. Ramirez only played 18 games at first base a year ago, in part because of a shoulder injury.

Sport Paul Pogba and three players set to miss Sevilla clash
Author: 0 Paul Pogba and three players set to miss Sevilla clash

United will be desperate to bounce back in the FA Cup fifth round against Huddersfield on Saturday, their first match featuring opinion dividing video assistant referee (VAR) technology. The papers are talking about how he is telling Manchester United and Mourinho what he wants to do. Until this very day, Manchester United have faced Spanish teams 49 times in the club's history.

Sport Did Conor McGregor Close Door On Possible Floyd Mayweather Rematch?
Author: 0 Did Conor McGregor Close Door On Possible Floyd Mayweather Rematch?

Him and Woodley, I hear there are rumors of that or him against a good lightweight. It didn't always seem very likely that the two biggest draws in combat sports today were going to run it back one more time inside the UFC octagon but still, there always remained a fear within both the boxing and MMA communities that money would override sense.

Sport Danica Patrick shares beach photo with Aaron Rodgers and her family
Author: 0 Danica Patrick shares beach photo with Aaron Rodgers and her family

Now, the only woman to accomplish almost every meaningful statistic in American auto racing will run her final NASCAR race Sunday, and then Patrick is free. BC-CAR-NASCAR-Daytona 500-Patrick, 1st Ld-Writethru, 1094Danica Patrick speeding toward NASCAR's exit rampAP Photo DBR105, DBR115, DBR114, DBR104, DBR205, DBR103, DBR101Eds: Corrects to miles instead of laps in 13th paragraph.

Sport Johnny Evans Among Four Players Who Apologise Over Taxi Incident In Spain
Author: 0 Johnny Evans Among Four Players Who Apologise Over Taxi Incident In Spain

Lai is also reportedly "furious" at alleged theft of a taxi last in Barcelona week by a group of West Brom players. The four players were accused of taking the vehicle from a McDonald's drive-through restaurant while their driver was collecting food for them, and then abandoning it outside the five-star hotel where they were staying.

Sport Canadian curlers still feeling the heat despite win
Author: 0 Canadian curlers still feeling the heat despite win

It has been a roller-coaster ride for the Canadian curlers in these Olympics. First there was the dominant 11-3 win over the United States on Saturday night, then a hard-earned win over Switzerland on Sunday in a game Canada trailed 7-4 after six ends.

Author: 0 Manchester United can win Champions League this season, insists Young

Sevilla head into their Champions League last 16 tie with Manchester United on Wednesday night as clear underdogs, despite their formidable home record. "I liked the team's spirit, but we need to improve technically and we need to score more ". At home will be the best chance for the Spanish side to get a win and as a result, I am expecting a very attacking brand of football from them.

Sport When and where to watch IND vs SA 2nd T20I
Author: 0 When and where to watch IND vs SA 2nd T20I

That's what matters, and taking five-fors in every format feels good. "I want to do it as long as possible", he says. The second T20I will present India with an opportunity to win the series while the hosts would try and stop that, by all means, to keep the tour alive till the last game.

Sport Bubba Watson ends drought with third Genesis Open title
Author: 0 Bubba Watson ends drought with third Genesis Open title

Watson lost 30 lbs from an already slim frame previous year - he won't reveal the reason - but he's got his mojo back now, and no-one will begrudge him the stroke of luck that turned this contest his way. "You never know if you're going to lift the trophy". He finished at 12-under 272 and moved to No. 41 in the world, which makes him eligible for the World Golf Championship-Mexico Championship in two weeks.

Sport I Can't Stop Watching Elizabeth Swaney Grab Minor Air on the Halfpipe
Author: 0 I Can't Stop Watching Elizabeth Swaney Grab Minor Air on the Halfpipe

American-born Hungarian skier Elizabeth Swaney finished dead last in qualifying for the women's pipe at the 2018 Winter Olympics . So with countries like the USA having to forego their extra quota spots, some countries not using all their quota spots, and other athletes pulling out due to injury, the invite list made it all the way down to athlete No.

Sport Winter Olympics: Golden comeback for Canadian skaters Moir and Virtue
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: Golden comeback for Canadian skaters Moir and Virtue

The French couple, which had experienced a wardrobe malfunction in Monday's short program and had appeared distracted, won Tuesday's free dance with a world-record score. Kana Muramoto and Chris Reed scored 160.63 for 15th place, matching Japan's best Olympic performance in ice dance turned in by Nozomi Watanabe and Akiyuki Kido at the 2006 Turin Games.

Sport Former Buffs standout Carruth opens up after 17 years in prison
Author: 0 Former Buffs standout Carruth opens up after 17 years in prison

Carruth was accused of hiring a gunman to kill Adams, who was seven months pregnant at the time of the shooting, in order to avoid paying child support. In an interview with WBTV regarding the letter, Carruth apologized for his role in Adams' death saying, "I'm apologizing for the loss of her daughter".

Sport Trump urges GOP to fight Pennsylvania's congressional map
Author: 0 Trump urges GOP to fight Pennsylvania's congressional map

Today is the deadline the state Supreme Court gave itself to either pick a new map from a number of submissions or draw its own. An analysis conducted through PlanScore.org concluded the court's redrawn map eliminates "much of the partisan skew" favoring Republicans on the old Republican-drawn map, although not all of it.

Sport Doug Martin has been released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Author: 0 Doug Martin has been released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

In cutting lose Martin, the Buccaneers will save $6.75 million against the cap in 2018 while taking on no dead money due to the structure of the contract. Martin is done with Tampa Bay as the team released him on Tuesday. The Buccaneers rewarded him with a five-year extension worth $37.5 million with $15 million guaranteed.

Sport NewsAlert: Canada's Sharpe wins gold in women's ski halfpipe at Winter Olympics
Author: 0 NewsAlert: Canada's Sharpe wins gold in women's ski halfpipe at Winter Olympics

The gold medal went to Canadian Cassie Sharpe and the silver to France's Marie Martinod . That second run earned her a 95.80, which was over three full points more than anyone else scored during the event. As her parents Julie and Thad Sigourney, watched from the bottom of the PyeongChang halfpipe - both clad in commemorative polka-dot Korean parkas - they knew that their daughter had come a long way since she first began competing in freestyle skiing at age 8 with the Alpine Meadows ...

Sport Barcelona boss Valverde tells Chelsea: History counts
Author: 0 Barcelona boss Valverde tells Chelsea: History counts

I try to do my job and try to reach their level, because they are the best in the world". "I speak to some of them almost every day", Fabregas said of his friends at Barcelona , before adding: "Probably now, we speak less - maybe because of the game".

Sport Adam Silver implies 2019 NBA All-Star Game draft will be televised
Author: 0 Adam Silver implies 2019 NBA All-Star Game draft will be televised

LeBron James and Stephen Curry at center court prior to the NBA All-Star Game . NBA All-Star Games don't normally lend themselves to X's and O's analysis, but there was LeBron at the postgame news conference in Staples Center breaking down the decisive possession that produced a finger-roll lay-in for him at the rim and vaulted his team to a one-point lead with 34.5 seconds left.

Sport 'JD Come Back': A song parody for JD Martinez
Author: 0 'JD Come Back': A song parody for JD Martinez

D'backs reach deal with Dyson • The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a two-year, $7.5 million deal with outfielder Jarrod Dyson . Here's a potential look at what their lineup could look like on Opening Day, according to Boston Globe reporter Pete Abraham.

Sport Bubba Wallace emotional after Daytona 500 runner-up finish
Author: 0 Bubba Wallace emotional after Daytona 500 runner-up finish

Wallace has moved from team to team since he started racing in NASCAR. "We did win", she responded. "Nothing I could have done, and it blew my right front tire out with his fender". Wallace, known as "Bubba", hugged his mom and sister in the Daytona International Speedway media center afterward and started crying before speaking Sunday night.

Sport Elise Christie's Winter Olympics over as she gets disqualified from heat
Author: 0 Elise Christie's Winter Olympics over as she gets disqualified from heat

The Women's 1000m short-track heats take place on Tuesday February 20th at 10 am United Kingdom time at the Gangneung Ice Arena in PyeongChang. That would have been good enough for Christie to make the quarter-finals, but she was shown a yellow card and disqualified for making two illegal moves as she moved through the pack, bringing her Games to an underwhelming end.

Sport Wardrobe issues causes Olympic stress for French skaters
Author: 0 Wardrobe issues causes Olympic stress for French skaters

Guillaume Cizeron and Gabriella Papadakis of France perform. Struggling to keep her dress in place for much of the French pair's dance, Papadakis eventually fell foul of the dreaded nip-slip. It is not what we get ready for when we train". South Korean Min Yura won the hearts of skate fans on her Olympic debut after bravely battling on after a hook popped on her dress just seconds into her routine in the team short dance.

Sport Red Bull F1 vehicle unveiled with temporary livery
Author: 0 Red Bull F1 vehicle unveiled with temporary livery

The RB14 has been unveiled with a striking blue camouflage-style livery instead of the team's familiar racing colours. The Renault-powered RB14 will be piloted by Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo , who combined for three race wins with its predecessor a year ago.

Sport FA Cup: Saturday roundup of Fifth Round
Author: 0 FA Cup: Saturday roundup of Fifth Round

The Red Devils have now lost two of their last three Premier League games to allow Liverpool FC to move to within two points of second-placed Manchester United . Will Grigg, who has scored six goals in his last five FA Cup games for the hosts, also poses a threat. Paul Cook's side have led League One for most of the season, but ceded first place to Shrewsbury after successive defeats against Southend and Blackpool.

Sport Brazilian derby abandoned after NINE red cards and eight yellows
Author: 0 Brazilian derby abandoned after NINE red cards and eight yellows

Vitoria were down to nine and Bahia eight when a player from each team was sent off as violence spread to the stands. Three of the five sent off from Bahia were substitutes - red carded for participation in the fight despite not being in the playing 11 at the time.

Sport Tiger Woods commits to Honda Classic following appearance at Genesis Open
Author: 0 Tiger Woods commits to Honda Classic following appearance at Genesis Open

Watson - a dual victor of the PGA Tour tournament - carded a six-under-par 65 for a one-shot lead in California on Saturday. "I swear, playing in front of all that, he gives up half a shot a day on the field", McIlroy said after he was able to rise above the bedlam and play himself into contention with a 69 to go with an opening-round 71.