• Top Astros Prospect Forrest Whitley Suspended 50 Games

    Top Astros Prospect Forrest Whitley Suspended 50 Games

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    Whitley's suspension will begin at the start of the Texas League season, as he now is on the roster of the Corpus Christi Hooks, the Houston Astros' Class AA affiliate. He's a right-hander who posted a 2.83 ERA with 143 strikeouts in 92.1 innings across three different levels of the Astros' minor league system in 2017.
  • Czech Republic knocks out U.S. men's hockey team

    Czech Republic knocks out U.S. men's hockey team

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    In the five-round shootout, only one player managed to score: Petr Koukal of the Czech Republic. The U.S. looked worn out after facing Slovakia in the qualification round a day earlier and was outshot 29-20. A parade to the penalty box by the USA beginning with a boarding call on John McCarthy at the end of the first made the opening half the second a one-sided game.
  • Lindsey Vonn wins Olympic downhill bronze, makes history

    Lindsey Vonn wins Olympic downhill bronze, makes history

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    A glance at the form book and women's downhill race at the Pyeongchang Olympics looks all about Lindsey Vonn v Sofia Goggia . Goggia said that her main goal on arriving in Korea was to "beat Lindsey", adding: "It's an honour to be racing the greatest skier of all time, on the female side".
  • Luckless Australian Twenty20 batsman Chris Lynn hurts shoulder again

    Luckless Australian Twenty20 batsman Chris Lynn hurts shoulder again

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    Initially, he sprinted towards his left to stop the ball coming his way, but ended up using his right arm - by virtue of being right handed - to eventually end up falling across his body. Soon after the incident, Australia's medical staff inspected Lynn's injury before the batsman walked off the field clutching his right arm in pain.
  • Champions League: What Pogba needs to do under Mourinho - Lampard

    Champions League: What Pogba needs to do under Mourinho - Lampard

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    Unless United can persuade Real to part with Luka Modric and/or Toni Kroos in part exchange for Pogba, it is hard to envisage him turning out in Madrid colours anytime soon, especially with the likes of Eden Hazard, Mo Salah and Harry Kane much higher up Real's shopping list right now.
  • Paul Finebaum shares his thoughts on Jim McElwain landing at MI

    Paul Finebaum shares his thoughts on Jim McElwain landing at MI

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    He's been a head coach for both Colorado State and Florida, and he has a career win-loss record of 44-28. Harbaugh's defenses had tremendous success against McElwain and his Florida teams, beating the Gators in the January 1, 2016 Citrus Bowl 41-7, and in 2017's season opener 33-17 in Dallas.
  • Pundit tips Real Madrid to move for Harry Kane

    Pundit tips Real Madrid to move for Harry Kane

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    The mix of goals he gets as a number nine, is quite remarkable. Messi was left behind by Kane, who finished as Europe's top scorer past year. "There's a desire in him, he goes left, he goes right, he goes through the middle". With the former Manchester United man brimming with confidence, he scored his 10th goal in six games against Real Betis, with Los Blancos running out 5-3 winners.
  • Russian Women Skaters Set New World Records In Quick Succession

    Russian Women Skaters Set New World Records In Quick Succession

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    The team, pairs', men's, and dance competitions are over, and except for a silver in the team event, the OAR has not yet medaled at Pyeongchang. The first-ever Russian gold medal in ladies' figure skating wasn't captured until Sochi 2014, when Adelina Sotnikova pulled off the feat.
  • Lindsey Vonn's haters boo her bronze medal on social media

    Lindsey Vonn's haters boo her bronze medal on social media

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    Two months later she suffered the second tibial plateau knee fracture of her career, this one requiring a plate and 11 screws to rebuild and knocking her out of the Sochi Olympics. "Tomorrow I will push out of the starting gate in what will most likely be my last Olympic Downhill race. It just counts how you ski and I know I can do this, even though I am not so flawless".
  • In tears, Lindsey Vonn says body can't take 4 more years

    In tears, Lindsey Vonn says body can't take 4 more years

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    But for Vonn, it was another heart-breaking performance after finishing sixth in the Super G on Saturday. "It's tough to contemplate this being my last Olympic downhill". "I think the most important thing with social media is to be who you are", she said. But there also was laughter and smiles - and a sense of appreciation that surely wouldn't have been there with a 25-year-old eight years earlier.
  • Manchester United star highly optimistic about club's chances in the Champions League

    Manchester United star highly optimistic about club's chances in the Champions League

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    Manchester United make their return to the Champions League knockout stage on Wednesday with Jose Mourinho , himself back on familiar ground, saying it is too early to judge their chances of going all the way in the competition. "He is happy, calm, and I imagine that he will not think for a second of this but in the present". " Alexis could have waited for the summer window but one of the reasons he came now was the attraction of playing in this stage of the Champions League ", said ...