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Former Black Hawk Boeser cashes in on All-Star MVP honor

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Rakell's first goal came 59 seconds into the period, with Boeser scoring at the 5:05 mark to give the Pacific a 2-0 lead. You get plenty of extra articles including the minor league report, the junior report and much, much more. Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby believes the players have more control over their bodies in the crease than they sometimes let on. His parents nurtured his love of hockey by making sure they were always there for him and his older brother, Luke, who is a ... Read More »

Colts' TY Hilton helps AFC beat NFC in Pro Bowl

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The NFC built a 20-3 lead by halftime, but the AFC made a game out of it by cutting the deficit to three points in the third quarter. "It feels good that the coaches dialed it up and had a lot of trust in me, but it was a team effort", said Walker, the game's offensive MVP. Read More »

Westbrook, George show All-Star form in win over 76ers

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The Thunder are 10-4-1 ATS in their last 15 vs. NBA Atlantic, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 Sunday games. The total, meanwhile, sits at 215 points after hitting the board at 214 . Patterson didn't return to the game until 6:25 in the third quarter, as he dealt with a bloody nose. Prior to the game, Brett Brown said he would not limit Embiid's playing time in Oklahoma City based on the possibility of him playing in his first back-to-back. Read More »

Roger Federer Becomes First To Win 20 Majors

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His ability to dig in and win five set battles beyond his mid 30s - as he has showed in each of his last two Australian titles - indicates his current total of 20 Grand Slam titles may continue to grow. And then Federer held serve at the start of the fifth set. Cilic came out on top in winners, gaining the edge 45 to 41, but Federer's 24 aces proved to be the difference maker. Read More »

Fan yells 'get it in the hole' to cause Tiger Woods error

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The resulting drop left him with a very tough up-and-down to win . "After not playing for a couple years and coming out here on the tour, playing, you know, a solid four days, I fought hard for these scores", Woods said . When he tried to return after a 16-month break previous year at Torrey Pines, he missed the 36-hole cut. A long birdie on No. 1 gave us a classic - if understated - fist pump, but it absolutely ignited the massive gallery following Woods. Read More »

New England Patriots: Bill Belichick understands Chris Long leaving

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Scouting is a big part of it, but you have to manage in so many ways short-term needs, midterm needs, long-term needs". Here are five storylines to follow leading up to the big game. "It was just unfortunate we couldn't keep him". In case of emergency, Brady and offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels break the glass, and unleash Amendola. Read More »

Steven Gerrard hails this Liverpool player despite FA Cup exit

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A strong attacking line-up. It began fantastically well, with the club record transfer of Virgil van Dijk finally being completed. Just before half time, Pardew's visitors scored their third goal of the night, but could only celebrate with any confidence after VAR had taken two minutes to confirm it should be allowed. Read More »

Tiger Woods Looked Good in His Return to the PGA Tour

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The playoff could go no further after the fifth extra hole because there was barely enough light to play the fifth. "It was gross ", said the 42-year-old American, who has undergone four back operations since 2014. This is why we practice. Noren shot a three-under 69 to take the lead after any round for the first time in his 36 PGA Tour starts. At stake for Day was a chance for a fresh start in 2018 after a terrible year of his mother recovering from lung cancer and a game that lost ... Read More »

Tiger Woods Leans on Short Game for Strong Finish at Torrey Pines

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Open win in 2008, plus a World Junior World Championship as a teenager. It's been 888 days since Tiger Woods made his last cut, and he had to birdie his final hole today to break the drought. Defending Farmers Open champion Jon Rahm (66, North Course) was alone in second at 10 under, while Luke List (66, South Course) and Tony Finau (70, South) were 9 under. Read More »

Michigan State AD resigns in wake of Larry Nassar scandal

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A 2014 police investigation into other assault allegations ended with no charges against Nassar . Additionally, there were other previously unpublicized allegations of sexual assault by players under basketball coach Tom Izzo's program. Mark Hollis is a Michigan State alumnus. "Because I care. When you look at the scope of everything, that's the reason I made a choice to retire now", Hollis said in a tearful press conference Friday. Read More »

Thunder Streak Past 76ers For 8th Straight Win

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Westbrook complemented his season-high 46 points with six assists and six rebounds. Against the Thunder Drummond will find him again facing another strong big man in Steven Adams . ET? A group of five Detroit backups helped cut the deficit to nine around the midway point of the fourth, but Oklahoma City was able to hold on. So in theory, Oklahoma City should improve offensively to make up some of the defensive hit. Read More »

Ronda Rousey Makes WWE Debut After Women's Royal Rumble, Signs Full-Time Contract

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For the first time, the Royal Rumble will include the stalwarts of ladies wrestling in a fight for supremacy. WWE has pushed Reigns ceaselessly over the past few years, so he can never be counted out. Sunday's show was the first ever women's division Royal Rumble and Rousey appeared after wrestler, Asuka , won the match. Would WWE pull the trigger on that again, or would they go with Shinsuke Nakamura , the current #2, to set up the Wrestle Kingdom 10 rematch of Nakamura and ... Read More »

San Jose will host 2019 NHL All-Star Game

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Not that Ovechkin minded. All that was left was to try to top 100 miles per hour, and Ovechkin did it. "I'm in history right now". "He has an extremely hard shot". "Unless I'm playing my brother in a pick-up game and he's pissing me off", he joked. "It's in the back of your head, for sure, but for him to have the season that he has had under the circumstances probably goes to show you the type of character that I know he has". Read More »

Patriots QB Brady has stitches removed from hand

Who has the better hair - Tom Brady or Nick Foles? Malcolm Jenkins , Fletcher Cox , Brandon Graham , Vinny Curry , Mychal Kendricks and Beau Allen are six key defensive players left from a team that upset the Patriots 35-28 at Gillette Stadium on December 6, 2015. Read More »

Blazers troll themselves over not drafting Kevin Durant

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They beat us last game, so we're looking forward to seeing what we've got this time around. The Timberwolves didn't have their best player, All-Star guard Jimmy Butler . "I think it will be really good for our guys to be face-to-face with some officials out of the arena, maybe on the practice court, for real conversation, a chance to get to know them, personalize the relationship a little bit". Read More »

Guy, Jerome lead Virginia past Duke

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At least here in late January, consider UVa the early favorite. Visit dCourier.com for more college basketball updates. A crucial turnover, one of 16, by the Blue Devils with 54 seconds remaining was the final dagger. Coach Mike White's team handled the Bears (12-9, 0-6 Big 12) thanks mostly to a red-hot shooting performance from behind the arc. "You can't be surprised when it goes in because good players make big shots like that", Allen said. Read More »

Harry Kane strike saves Tottenham from FA Cup nightmare vs. Newport

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County were the best side in the first half at a fervent Rodney Parade and Irish striker Padraig Amond headed them into a deserved 38th-minute lead. When is Newport vs Tottenham and what time is kick-off? He sounded most alarmed about why his side had performed so poorly, even if the Rodney Parade experience―battling to avoid defeat in a tight stadium on a pitch shared by two rugby teams―really did look like a culture shock to some. Read More »

Batshuayi will go on loan if Chelsea sign striker

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Brighton are in need of an attacker and, with just a few days left in the January transfer window, need to make a move quickly. FA CupKenedy will have to wait to make his Newcastle debut as he is ineligable to play against parent club Chelsea in Sunday's FA Cup clash. Read More »

Australian Open: Federer eases into 7th Aussie final

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The 19-time Grand Slam champion, who hasn't lost in five matches against Berdych in Melbourne , will play in his 43rd Grand Slam semi-final, a record for the post-1968 Open Era. I mean, one day you're winning, one day you're losing. The Federer vs Cilic final will be broadcast on SONY SIX and SONY TEN2. But the 21-year-old Chung is already looking at the big picture and just how impressive his achievement in Melbourne has been. Read More »

Ings in line for rare Liverpool start in FA Cup

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The Reds' have already signed Virgil van Dijk for £75million this month, and have also completed a deal for Falkirk teenager Tony Gallacher for £200,000. "It's good that they are coming back, we need them". The Reds are hoping for a top-four finish this season, and had been on a 14-match unbeaten streak until Monday, when they were inexplicably beaten 2-1 by rock-bottom Swansea City. Read More »

Maxwell back in Australia ODI squad as cover for Finch

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When Pat Cummins caught Joe Root hooking out into the deep in yesterday's one-dayer, England were facing a record collapse against Australia at the Adelaide Oval. England reeled in the home team's 270 in the 44th over. Woakes, who has chipped in with four wickets and 92 runs in the series, added: 'Trevor [Bayliss] and Morgy have mentioned it. Read More »

Australian Open: Marin Cilic joins elite group at final

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When you're wounded, sometimes the balls are going in, so I was really paying attention to the first couple of games. "I just tried to stay in my own box and continue with playing well, continue with that intensity". Edmund , who was born in South Africa and moved to Yorkshire aged three, is still to reach his first final on the ATP Tour but will climb to a career-high position of around 25 when the rankings are updated on Monday. Read More »

National Football League mock draft: Broncos, Redskins benefit as top QBs tumble

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Mayfield didn't hold back when asked what the Browns would be getting if they turn in a card with his name on it. Someone could be getting a steal, perhaps in the mid to late rounds, when they pick up Smythe in April's NFL Draft . Pumphrey was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles , and will be playing for a Super Bowl next week when his team faces Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in Minneapolis, Minn., but this weekend belongs to his former teammate Rashaad Penny . Read More »