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Sport Sylvester Stallone & Brother Shoot Down Death Hoax: 'Ignore The Stupidity'
Author: 0 Sylvester Stallone & Brother Shoot Down Death Hoax: 'Ignore The Stupidity'

Over the extended weekend, the social media was flooded with RIP messages and fans asking, "Is Sylvester Stallone dead?" Others on Twitter felt similarly about the false posting, though some believed it at first. His younger brother, musician Frank Stallone , had far harsher words for whoever started the hoax. "Alive and well and happy and healthy.Still punching!" 'Rumors that my brother is dead are false.

Sport Raiders add ILB Roquan Smith in Mel Kiper's latest mock draft
Author: 0 Raiders add ILB Roquan Smith in Mel Kiper's latest mock draft

Kiper said Pettway and Stephen Roberts, both of whom were invited to next week's NFL Combine, and Tre' Williams and Tray Matthews, who played in the Senior Bowl, are all "late round possibilities". At least if they were to draft a quarterback like Allen, the Dolphins could tell owner Stephen Ross the team has a future plan in place. Ward is the more explosive athlete and will likely test better.

Sport Yanks get Drury, Arizona acquires Souza
Author: 0 Yanks get Drury, Arizona acquires Souza

Arizona also gets Widener who will give them some more minor league pitching depth after giving up Banda , who was their fourth-ranked prospect . He's owed $3.55 million for the upcoming season, and he's not eligible for free agency until after the 2020 season.

Sport NASCAR's youth movement may be good for business
Author: 0 NASCAR's youth movement may be good for business

The latter is operating under a new business alliance with Richard Childress Racing. The museum's usually closed on Mondays, but phones rang almost nonstop, as eager fans called to get their hands on some winning merchandise. 3, it was so appropriate that Richard's grandson bring it out and put it in victory lane. For those playing along at home, he's won fifty per cent of the sport's crown jewel events - with only the Southern 500 at Darlington and a Brickyard 400 win at Indianapolis to ...

Sport Sevilla v Manchester United: Guillem Balague previews Champions League last-16 tie
Author: 0 Sevilla v Manchester United: Guillem Balague previews Champions League last-16 tie

Interestingly, in what will be a first meeting between the two sides in the competition, Sevilla will be the 10th Spanish side United will face. "When a player is in that competitive situation, it's because the players are normally ready and without problems, so you could see in that training some people that didn't play against Huddersfield with problems - like Pogba, Valencia , Rashford and Herrera", the Portuguese coach explained.

Sport Explosive 'Sports Illustrated' report uncovers Mavericks' hostile workplace culture
Author: 0 Explosive 'Sports Illustrated' report uncovers Mavericks' hostile workplace culture

The report also included details of domestic violence allegations against Earl Sneed , a former writer for the team's official website. "The organization refused to address these concerns, and I believe these misleading claims about me are part of an attempt to shift blame for the failure to remove employees who created an uncomfortable and hostile work environment within the Mavericks organization".

Sport Czechs stop USA's run in men's hockey at 2018 Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Czechs stop USA's run in men's hockey at 2018 Winter Olympics

Donato is one of just four USA players to score at least five goals in a single Olympic tournament, joining Brian Rolston (seven in 1994), John LeClair (six in 2002) and Phil Kessel (five in 2014). Slater wristed a shot - the team's first of the period, 10 minutes, 23 seconds in - and drilled it into the back of the net. With the score locked at 2-2 late in the third period, Brian O'Neill had a chance to give the U.S the lead when his wrist shot clanged off the post.

Sport United States men's curling scores big to earn semifinal bid
Author: 0 United States men's curling scores big to earn semifinal bid

Team Shuster would not look back from there, holding their lead the rest of the match, and stealing four from Great Britain in the eighth end to secure victory. "We've got to find a way to play better ourselves and pick up a couple of wins", Koe said. Canada has won the past three Olympic gold medals in men's curling .

Author: 0 La Liga Recap: Real Madrid win at Leganes in make-up game

But with Bale having been introduced in Benzema's place with 16 minutes remaining, the visitors were posing a greater threat and Isco tested Cuellar with a well-struck effort before Ramos converted a last-minute penalty after Mateo Kovacic had been tripped by Tito .

Sport 'I'm not drunk, I'm just Canadian' - husband of curler defends excessive drinking
Author: 0 'I'm not drunk, I'm just Canadian' - husband of curler defends excessive drinking

It is the first time in eight career meetings that Wang has beaten Homan. "The expectation is there simply because they're the best team in the world and they have high expectations of themselves", Canadian coach Renee Sonnenberg said. They had the hammer in the first end against China but, after blanking the first, gave up a steal of two in the second end. "It's tough and it's too bad that it came to us knocking out Canada".

Sport After 9 Years, Messi Finally Scores Against Chelsea, Shakes Twitterland
Author: 0 After 9 Years, Messi Finally Scores Against Chelsea, Shakes Twitterland

We have to play our game". "The truth is that Leo is very focused, working a lot", Rakitic said ahead of Tuesday's Champions League last-16 clash with Chelsea . You are going to lose the game. Their best performance of the season came in Spain, five months ago, when they went to Atletico Madrid and won 2-1. When you have many young players, you must pay something in experience.

Sport Freestyle skiing: Canada's Leman claims ski cross gold
Author: 0 Freestyle skiing: Canada's Leman claims ski cross gold

Sochi gold medalist Jean-Frederic Chapuis had insisted before the Games that the French were not a dominant force in ski cross, saying they just had a flawless day in the 2014 final. Because Drury lost a ski he wasn't allowed to try and get down the hill for a potential bronze. Drury was disqualified. Canadian Brady Leman won the gold medal and Switzerland's Marc Bischoberger earned silver.

Sport Dolphins place franchise tag on 3-time Pro Bowl WR Landry
Author: 0 Dolphins place franchise tag on 3-time Pro Bowl WR Landry

The Miami Dolphins are a better team without wide receiver Jarvis Landry than without him, which is why I understand Miami's decision to hit Landry with the franchise tag in order to ensure he doesn't leave via free agency. Landry made $894,000 last season. Miami still hopes to sign Landry to a multi-year deal, a person familiar with the team's plans said. The non-exclusive tag allows Landry to sign an offer sheet with another team.

Sport Michigan State slams IL, wins share of Big Ten title
Author: 0 Michigan State slams IL, wins share of Big Ten title

IL hung tough through the first half, but just didn't have the depth nor firepower to keep up with the Spartans' high-powered attack. The Michigan Wolverines will play the Penn State Nittany Lions in one of the college basketball games on Wednesday, start time at 7:00 PM ET, at Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pennsylvania.

Sport Jeremy Lin defends JJ Redick after Chinese fans angered by 'chink' comment
Author: 0 Jeremy Lin defends JJ Redick after Chinese fans angered by 'chink' comment

Redick dropped the slur in a commercial for NBA China that was released over the weekend - clearly saying, "I wish all of the NBA ch**k fans of China a very happy Chinese New Year ". "I love and respect our friends in China". Redick has apologized after drawing criticism for appearing to use a racist word. He says he also reached out to NBA commissioner Adam Silver and current CEO of NBA China David Shoemaker.

Sport US Men Defeated By OAR, 4-0, to Close Olympic Preliminary Round
Author: 0 US Men Defeated By OAR, 4-0, to Close Olympic Preliminary Round

The U.S. men's hockey team has a goal scoring problem at the Olympics. The win allowed the Russian team to climb to first place in Group B of the tournament, and guarantees a spot in the playoffs. Kovalchuk said to reporters, referring to T.J. Oshie's famous shootout victor that embarrassed the Russians with President Vladimir Putin in attendance.

Sport Roger Federer on retirement: 'I'm looking forward to it'
Author: 0 Roger Federer on retirement: 'I'm looking forward to it'

The goal was to make it to the semis but I won the tournament so I am very happy. Federer recently became the first tennis player to win 20 Grand Slam titles, defeating Croatia's Marin Čilić 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in the final, and returns to the top of the global rankings this week to become the oldest ever men's world number one.

Sport Yuzuru Hanyu retains Olympic figure skating gold as Nathan Chen roars back
Author: 0 Yuzuru Hanyu retains Olympic figure skating gold as Nathan Chen roars back

Nathan Chen made a dramatic comeback Friday night during the men's free skate program, setting an Olympic record by landing six quads in a single performance. Hanyu's screaming fans bombarded the ice with Pooh projectiles after a free skate filled with soaring jumps and soulful skating. He became the first U.S.

Sport Ulreich starts for Bayern v Besiktas
Author: 0 Ulreich starts for Bayern v Besiktas

Bayern Munich showed their class against Besiktas as they registered a 5-0 win in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League last 16 tie. The Champions League's round of 16 continues on Tuesday , when Turkish champions Besiktas , one of four teams unbeaten in this season's tournament, travel to face Bundesliga heavyweights Bayern Munich .

Sport Austin Dillon's Daytona 500 win special for his family and Dale Earnhardt's
Author: 0 Austin Dillon's Daytona 500 win special for his family and Dale Earnhardt's

Stenhouse would spin entering turn 3, collecting 8 front running cars. The NASCAR world is remembering legendary racer Dale Earnhardt Sr . on the 17th anniversary of his fatal crash in 2001 and lone win at the Daytona 500 in 1998. Almirola tried to block the charging Dillon. Now that the green flag has flown drivers are racing for 200 laps in hopes of cementing their place in auto NASCAR history.

Sport Frankfurt fans protest against Bundesliga plans
Author: 0 Frankfurt fans protest against Bundesliga plans

Frankfurt refused to stay behind for long as United States of America defender Timmy Chandler stabbed in the equaliser after Leipzig failed to deal with a corner. Hasebe chased Keita in response and then pushed the Guinean which resulted in players from both sides getting involbed as the brawl got heated. Referee Felix Zwayer calmed tempers without showing any cards.

Sport Souza (D-backs), Drury (Yanks) in 3-team deal
Author: 0 Souza (D-backs), Drury (Yanks) in 3-team deal

The right-handed Widener, headed to the D-Backs, has pitched to a 2.68 ERA and 3.30 K/BB ratio in 29 minor-league starts and 11 relief appearances. Drury made his MLB debut in 2015 and has blasted 31 homers and driven in 124 runs while slashing.271/.319/.448 in 289 career games in the big leagues.

Sport Remove T20 cricket from worldwide schedule - Bayliss
Author: 0 Remove T20 cricket from worldwide schedule - Bayliss

In pressure games, it always helps if a team knows the score that they need to chase down to qualify for the next round and therefore it was not surprising that New Zealand chose to send England in to bat first after winning the toss. He rushed on to 42 from 15 balls and to his half-century - the seventh of his career - from only 18 deliveries, four balls short of his fastest in T20 internationals.

Sport Chelsea star expected to return for Barcelona game
Author: 0 Chelsea star expected to return for Barcelona game

Willian opened the scoring with just two minutes played, and by half-time the Blues had the game sewn up as they led 4-0. But in the next two weeks we have to play massive games and we must be strong - Barcelona , United and City . It was very important for me to score this first goal. "At the same time , I saw players in good form". Such was the ease of the game for Antonio Conte and his charges, that he gave debut to Kyle Scott, 20, and another run out to 17-year-old Callum ...

Sport Ice Hockey: Norway beat Slovenia in first win since Lillehammer
Author: 0 Ice Hockey: Norway beat Slovenia in first win since Lillehammer

The 29-year-old player, who netted the shootout victor against Slovakia in the preliminary round, admitted committing the doping violation and was ordered to leave the Olympic village within 24 hours. That case could have wider repercussions: Olympic officials will decide this week whether to lift a ban on Russian Federation and let them march behind their national flag at the closing ceremony on Sunday.