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Italian defender Davide Astori is dead

Italian defender Davide Astori is dead The 31-year-old, who leaves behind a two-year-old daughter, was in Udine to prepare for Sunday's match against Udinese. Astori , who had been capped 14 times by Italy , died following a "sudden illness", according to a statement on the Fiorentina website. [Full Article...]

Shaquem Griffin's incredible combine continues with record-breaking 40-yard dash

Shaquem Griffin's incredible combine continues with record-breaking 40-yard dash Amazingly, Griffin's previous best was 11 reps of 225 pounds. Griffin was 4 years old when doctors amputated his left hand a day after his mother found him in the kitchen attempting to cut off his jelly-like fingers, which were in scoring pain whenever he touched anything, the result of amniotic band syndrome, a congenital birth defect. [Full Article...]

Sharma upstages big names, emerges leader after 2 rounds

Sharma upstages big names, emerges leader after 2 rounds Xander Schauffele, Rafa Cabrera Bello and Sergio Garcia are two strokes back at 9-under par, with defending champion Dustin Johnson four shots back at 7-under par. Open, and then won the Greenbrier Classic and Tour Championship. Former world number one Spieth posted a second-round 67 and the American star said: "You feel like you need to make a lot of birdies, but I believe [the winning score] w... [Full Article...]

Georgia Teacher Reportedly Fires Gun In Classroom For Unknown Motives

Georgia Teacher Reportedly Fires Gun In Classroom For Unknown Motives Classes have been canceled for Thursday but counselors and social workers will be on hand and students are allowed to go to the school to claim their belongings. When asked if this event was a surprise, the principal said, "absolutely". "They love our kids, they take care of our kids, and it's certainly shocking to any principal if one of their staff members took a gun out in a classroom and f... [Full Article...]

Video Assistant Referee to be used in 2018 World Cup

Video Assistant Referee to be used in 2018 World Cup According to the BBC, referees will now be able to call on the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) for help making decisions about goals, penalties, direct red cards, or mistaken identity. The four British soccer associations, which created IFAB in 1886, have one vote each, and six are needed to approve an idea. "I don't know why it was referred (to the VAR) in the first place". [Full Article...]

Leicester boss Puel happy to snatch point against Bournemouth

Leicester boss Puel happy to snatch point against Bournemouth The 21-year-old has only been at the King Power Stadium just over a year but he is developing into one of the Premier League's best defensive midfielders. The visitors had a scare though when Jamie Vardy raced through on goal and Steve Cook made a saving block. Referee Lee Probert showed leniency when Ndidi appeared to pull back Charlie Daniels on the end of Stanislas' throughball. [Full Article...]

Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz prediction, boxing fight card, odds, records, preview

Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz prediction, boxing fight card, odds, records, preview Most boxing pundits give Ortiz - a tricky southpaw with solid power - a reasonable chance of ending the American's reign in what will be Wilder's sixth defence and 40th fight as a professional. If I would have known this prescription drug was not allowed, I would have told my trainer and my doctor. "The second time we already assumed he would do it and he did". [Full Article...]

Greenwich's Hope Hicks to Resign from Trump White House

Greenwich's Hope Hicks to Resign from Trump White House During the nine-hour interview, Ms Hicks acknowledged that she had occasionally told "white lies" for Mr Trump , but she said she had not lied about anything relevant to the Russian Federation investigation. Porter was forced to resign after his Federal Bureau of Investigation background check revealed domestic abuse allegations by two ex-wives. But she was brutally thrust into the spotligh... [Full Article...]

Joel Embiid and Lebron James #summer2018goals

Joel Embiid and Lebron James #summer2018goals Philadelphia and Cleveland are exhausted at 34 early in the second quarter. Julius Randle scored 25 points for the Lakers and Brandon Ingram added 19 before a premature depature with a left hip flexor strain - the only downside for the Lakers on the night. [Full Article...]

Jonathan Stewart: Carolina Panthers release veteran running back

Jonathan Stewart: Carolina Panthers release veteran running back On Wednesday, the Carolina Panthers made the tough decision to part ways with their former veteran running back after 10 seasons, but when considering that Stewart will be 31 by the start of next season, the move really isn't all that surprising since it's going to clear up a little cap space. [Full Article...]

Mourinho praises 'phenomenal' and 'fantastic' United pair

Mourinho praises 'phenomenal' and 'fantastic' United pair The 24-year-old completed his £75m switch from Everton to Jose Mourinho's outfit ahead of this season , option to remain in the North West instead of heading back to London and the Blues where his career in England began. So the players took a little bit of time to adapt to it and I'm really happy from that. "We definitely should have got something from the game. We beat a very good tea... [Full Article...]

Klopp wants Liverpool to 'stay angry' for home stretch

Klopp wants Liverpool to 'stay angry' for home stretch West Ham will next travel to Wales to take on fellow relegation battlers Swansea City next Saturday. The only positive note for West Ham was Michail Antonio's second half strike which briefly brought the away side back into the game. Back in October when Liverpool lost 4-1 to Tottenham Hotspur, a top-four Premier League finish looked like a remote scenario. "If you are doing it in training... [Full Article...]

Blue Corner notice issued against Nirav Modi, Choksi

Blue Corner notice issued against Nirav Modi, Choksi An Income Tax department official said the Blue Corner notice, which is meant to locate, identify or obtain information on a person of interest in a criminal investigation , was issued by the Bureau of Immigration against the two which will be valid for a year starting 22 February at all ports of embarkation. [Full Article...]

Russell Wilson Took a Baseball to the Face

Russell Wilson Took a Baseball to the Face Wilson was traded by Texas to NY for future considerations on February 7 and has joined his new club for six days of spring training in Tampa , Fla. Before taking the field, Wilson spoke to the Yankees in the clubhouse. Move over Tim Tebow, you're not the only football player on a NY baseball team who can hit the ball out of the park. "It's part of who I am and where I come from and what I've d... [Full Article...]

Zaza Pachulia Says Russell Westbrook Calling Him a Dirty Player Is 'Childish'

Zaza Pachulia Says Russell Westbrook Calling Him a Dirty Player Is 'Childish' According to Tim Bontemps of The Washington Post , Pachulia will not face any discipline from the league. Pachulia, who was standing nearby, fell on the ground landing on Westbrook's left leg. Here's what Westbrook had to say after the incident. Russ' teammate Paul George agreed with Westbrook's sentiment. With several players piling in on Pachulia, teammate Kevin Durant has come out in defe... [Full Article...]

North Koreans arrive for PyeongChang Games closing ceremony

North Koreans arrive for PyeongChang Games closing ceremony Mr Watters told Fox News: "I like how the Trump administration has slowly delivered stronger and stronger sanctions without letting North Korea know that there's a phase two, maybe there's a phase three". Though Pence stood to cheer the entrance of the US team, he remained seated when athletes from North and South Korea marched together behind a "unification" flag, leaving Moon to instinctively ... [Full Article...]

Australia captain Smith to lead IPL's Rajasthan Royals

Australia captain Smith to lead IPL's Rajasthan Royals Warne, during his time with Rajasthan Royals , was also responsible in shaping up the careers of players like Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, Yusuf Pathan and Shane Watson, all of whom then went on to play global cricket. Over the course of three days, they were seen honing their batting, bowling and fielding skills by playing practice matches and undergoing fitness drills. [Full Article...]

Bruins Acquire Rick Nash From Rangers For Spooner, Beleskey, Others

Bruins Acquire Rick Nash From Rangers For Spooner, Beleskey, Others When we break down the trade more , we get a better look at what pieces are going on the move. New York Rangers Left Wing Rick Nash (61) waits for a face-off during first period National Hockey League action between the New York Rangers and Ottawa Senators on February 17, 2018, at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON, Canada. [Full Article...]

BBC on form as Real Madrid beat Alaves 4-0

BBC on form as Real Madrid beat Alaves 4-0 Vazquez passed for Ronaldo to fire in his second goal, and Bale earned a penalty in the 89th that Benzema converted. The French striker helped to double the lead less than 30 seconds into the second half after he stole possession from Alexis Ruano, catching Alaves defending a four-on-two attack. [Full Article...]

2nd Russian Olympian Fails A Doping Test At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

2nd Russian Olympian Fails A Doping Test At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics In 2016, she tested positive for meldonium , but the World Anti-Doping Agency cleared her to participate in the 2018 Olympics under an amnesty agreement for athletes who had a low dose, the Guardian reported. Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova finished 12th in the women's bobsled competition. Interlocutor AFP added that the case of the Russian athlete, whose doping sample was discovered Meldo... [Full Article...]


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