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Sport Russian Men's Hockey Team Reaches Olympic Finals, Beating Czech Team
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For the first time since the 1998 Nagano games, Russian players, competing this year as neutrals in the Winter Olympics, have advanced to the gold medal game. The second period passed without a goal, but the red light has again been highly sought in the third commitment. Zapolski got better throughout the Olympics, and he stopped 18 of 20 shots in regulation and overtime against the Czechs.

Sport Mourinho predicts 'amazing' period for Manchester United
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Yet, that one win came less than a year ago. We have to try and play and try and get three points. The stakes will already be high enough without any pre-match trash talking as Mourinho will be desperate to avoid a fourth defeat in five matches against Chelsea since taking over at United in 2016.

Sport Pens get Brassard from Senators
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The Sens reportedly are sending center Derick Brassard to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for a first-round pick and goaltender Filip Gustavsson, according to TSN Insider Darren Dreger. Cole, 29, has recorded 13 points (three goals and 10 assists) and 52 penalty minutes in 47 games with the Penguins this season. The Senators have struggled this season and have been looking to shake up their roster.

Sport Chelsea forward Eden Hazard: 'I prefer to play out wide'
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Much of the talk before the game had centred around his failure to score against Chelsea in past eight meetings. A drought that ended after 730 minutes! His team will have to score in Barcelona and probably win to advance. It was clash of styles between two different teams. This was all done without a true center forward and with a tactical formation aimed at absorbing Barcelona's possession and quickly springing counter-attacks.

Sport Australian Deputy PM resigns amid sexual harassment claim
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Joyce told reporters he had requested the latest allegation against him be referred to the police. The Nationals , the traditional party of farmers and rural voters, will select a new leader on Monday. "Obviously, it was confirmed by the allegations that I read in the paper. But predominantly, the people want him to stay". Meanwhile John McVeigh, a Queensland Liberal who is minister for regional development, will act in Joyce's infrastructure portfolio.

Sport Arsenal star Wilshere: FA Cup experience will help us beat Man City
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Gabriel Jesus, however, could return to the City squad, having trained with his team-mates in the past few days. We will try to do what we have done this season, and after, we have (the) six games we need to win to be champions and win the most prestigious title in this country.

Sport Ivanovic stars as Zenit dump Celtic out of Europa League
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Celtic have now failed to reach the last 16 of a European tournament since the 2012-13 Champions League, while Zenit are still hoping to repeat their UEFA Cup success from 10 years ago after the 3-1 aggregate win. "In this one, if we had played with a bit more courage and belief, we maybe could have got a result". Tom Rogic replaced Eboue Kouassi for the start of the second half, the Australia midfielder sending a shot over the bar within a minute of the restart.

Sport Jonathan Martin taken into custody after threat against high school
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Both reports linked the closings to the post on Martin's account. Police suspect Martin is behind the supposed threats and are now investigating. ABC News confirmed that Martin was the man detained by police. Martin graduated from Harvard Westlake in 2008, according to Sports Illustrated . Martin accused Incognito and Pouncey of bullying him when they were teammates in Miami, which resulted in an National Football League investigation in 2013.

Sport Liverpool v West Ham Betting Tips
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Officials announced there was insufficient evidence to uphold an allegation of "discriminatory conduct" during the Merseyside derby clash. The Reds will be keen to continue with their encouraging league campaign as they seek to take all three points from David Moyes's men.

Sport Klopp praises Firmino for how he's handled racism allegations
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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says there is nothing doing with regards to Sadio Mane's contract at Liverpool. They are riding high after smashing Porto 5-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie last week. "I give all my life to football; I only think about football". There is nothing to do about that but we want to keep the team, plus strengthen in the future.

Sport Steve Stricker named Ryder Cup vice-captain
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Furyk hasn't ruled that out. "A lot of (the younger players) fell in love with the game of golf because they wanted to emulate Tiger Woods , play against him on the golf course". "But there's so much time to go". He produced an encouraging performance in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in San Diego, but was still struggling to shake off rust as he missed the cut in the
Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles last week.

Sport Tiger Woods shoots up leaderboard at Honda Classic on US PGA Tour
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Instead, he came up a yard short and into the water, made double bogey and shot 72. The other three Indians in the field, Gaurika Bishnoi (79-74), Amandeep Drall (73-81) and Vani Kapoor (79-82) failed to make the 36-hole cut. Defending champion Rickie Fowler had six bogeys on his front nine and shot 77 to miss the cut. List was in the first group of the day to tee off at 6:45 on the 10th hole.

Sport FA charges Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola over political ribbon
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Back in the terminal Guardiola was told the police had been looking for Puigdemont who is now believed to be in exile in Belgium. "To rebel like that, you have to be something tough to be in prison, and they are still there". "We have shown in Catalonia that citizenship is bigger than any ideas". But Guardiola has no intention of being bullied by the FA and is expected to wear the ribbon at Sunday's high-profile Carabao Cup final at Wembley.

Sport Winter Olympics Medal Standings - February 21
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In the men's slalom , Andre Myhrer, a 35-year-old Swede, was the unlikely champion after Marcel Hirscher and Henrik Kristoffersen - the best slalom skiers on the World Cup circuit - couldn't complete two runs. The main hashtag being used to show support for EXO, #Ready_EXOLympics, has been tweeted more than 2 million times , and even made it to the top trending topics in Singapore and Korea.

Sport Woods Shoots Even Par at Windy PGA National
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Thomas might be the best value among the betting favorites at +1000 odds. And in many ways that sums up what he has so far achieved in his career. Back-to-back pars on Holes 5 and 6 for Tiger. He's been playing well enough in the 2018 season, although the closest he's been to a win was his runner-up at Mayakoba, which was actually before the New Year.

Sport Chiefs Cornerback Heading to Los Angeles
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Johnson has proven to be a productive player over his six-year career on the West Coast and the Stockton, Calif. native just turned 28 years old on New Year's Day. Rams defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has dealt with players like him before, turning a guy like Aqib Talib into a perennial Pro Bowler in spite of his penchant for getting in trouble on and off the field.

Sport Broncos awarded valuable compensatory pick
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Green Bay and Dallas - who rank second and third, respectively, in compensatory picks received since free agency began in 1994 - each gained one selection in the fourth round, two in the fifth round and one in the sixth round. Of course, it will also be the franchise's first draft class to join Deshaun Watson, who emerged as one of the best rookie quarterbacks ever last season before he was lost with a knee injury.

Sport MSU basketball named in federal corruption investigation
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The Miami Hurricanes were not mentioned in the report . Published weeks before the NCAA's showcase event and premier moneymaker - the men's basketball tournament - Friday's report is a sign that the Justice Department's investigation, which thus far has produced criminal charges against four assistant coaches and a top Adidas executive, could continue to impact major college basketball for months, if not years.

Sport Prominent NBA players weigh in on whether NCAA players should be paid
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Lonzo Ball will return to the court Friday against Dallas, suiting up for the first time in almost six weeks after suffering a sprained tendon in his left knee January 13. "We've got to get our mojo back", Walton said after the Lakers surrendered 130 and 139 points at Dallas and New Orleans, respectively. And if Thomas finds a way to do what he hopes to - rebuild his value back to that of the player who averaged almost 29 points per game a season ago and earn a lucrative long-term deal ...

Sport Conor McGregor assures everyone he'll fight again in Instagram letter
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But, despite a long period of inactivity, the 29-year-old has revealed on social media that he is working hard to secure a return fight. " I was excited about bouncing in last minute and taking out the final featherweight, without all the rest of the stuff that comes with this game ".

Sport Here's what Yuzuru Hanyu does with all those Winnie the Pooh bears
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Speaking to the Japan Times , gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu explained that he, like many of his peers, donate the stuffed animals that are given to them during the games. Hanyu, a two-time world champion, finished almost 11 points overall ahead of compatriot Shoma Uno. His immediate priority, however, is healing an ankle he damaged in November during a practice fall that forced him into an eleventh-hour withdrawal from the NHK Trophy and then an extended hiatus from competitive action.

Sport Ivanka Trump to attend Olympic finale in S. Korea
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Meanwhile, International Olympic Committee members will discuss whether Russian athletes can march under their flag at the Games closing ceremony at the IOC Session on Sunday. The opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics was attended by Kim Jong-un's sister Kim Yo-jong, who is also blacklisted by the US. His office said earlier this week that Pence had planned to meet with the North Koreans, but they canceled at the last minute after the vice president made clear he would maintain a ...

Sport Brown: We need to up our game if we're to down Zenit
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Scott Brown has said that he wants to see the Celtic team that he leads out in St Petersburg show the same passion and spirit that the Tommy Burns used to exude, as per the Evening Times . "We played a ideal game really in how the players defended and attacked". The game is live on BT Sport Extra 3. "We know it's going to be hard but we believe that we can do it".

Sport Joe Schmidt: Ireland can't suddenly replace three British & Irish Lions
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Halfpenny is almost certain to replace Gareth Anscombe at full-back, but the latter put in an eye-catching display against England when switched to fly-half in the last quarter. Wales has not lost to the Irish in their last three matchups. Scotland's last win over England was at Murrayfield in 2008 when they edged the auld enemy 15-9.

Sport Mourinho happy with ´big effort´ from Pogba
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Yet the Portuguese coach was forced to call on the out-of-form France midfielder after 17 minutes when Herrera was forced off with what appeared to be another hamstring problem. Their domination was strong from start to finish. "He has all the abilities you should have as a defender". To me they're still rebuilding. So I feel the result reflects what the game was.

Sport Spurs' Kawhi Leonard has final say on return, opts to remain out
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The fact the Spurs have racked up the third best record in the West (35-24), nearly entirely without injured All-NBA forward Kawhi Leonard has given fans reason to believe they were a Kawhi return away from being title contenders. Earlier this season, another report stated that there was a rift between Kawhi and the team centered around his injury. Leonard made his season debut on December 12.

Sport Arsenal will fight for top four despite Europa League — Henrikh Mkhitaryan
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Indeed, his housemate and defensive partner Calum Chambers had a nightmare first half, putting the ball into his own net for the Swedes' opening goal on 22 minutes. "I hope we can improve that medically", he told reporters, as quoted via KweseESPN . Arsenal against Ostersund at the Emirates Stadium should have been a foregone conclusion before the game had even started on Thursday night.

Sport It's Important My Goalkeepers Have Clarity - Arsene Wenger Confirms David Ospina Selection
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David Ospina has been selected over teammate Petr Cech in each stage of the cup competition so far this season, and Wenger said that he will not change his mind for the clash against Manchester City at Wembley. "He is a fantastic player, technically and tactically". The Gunners are all but assured of safe passage into Friday's draw as they welcome a team who were in the fourth tier of Swedish football when Graham Potter took over in 2011.

Sport AS Roma legend heaps praise on 'one of world's best' Salah
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Liverpool's top scorer Mohamed Salah has credited manager Juergen Klopp's tactics for his prolific form, saying a tweak to his playing position has resulted in more goals. "I know him well". "As good as he is playing at the moment, I think maybe there is even one more level in him". Salah recently revealed that his incredible numbers this season are thanks to the advice and tactical advice that he has received from Jurgen Klopp , meaning that he is closer to the goal at all times.

Sport Adam Vinatieri Returning To The Colts At Age 45
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Vinatieri will again be the league's oldest player. His 23rd season could prove to be the biggest one though if he does pass Morten Anderson. Vinatieri has played most of his career with the Colts. He has five different seasons on his Hall of Fame resume where he made at least 90 percent of his attempts. Vinatieri pegged 29 of his 34 field goal attempts in 2017.