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The Joe Gibbs Racing driver and 2915 Cup champion edged Ryan Newman, who had a lap at 184.419 miles per hour in his Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet. Darrell Wallace who was second in the 500, qualified 19th. He beat out Martin Truex Jr for the fastest lap of the session. Blake Harris, vehicle chief for the No.
  • US shocks Sweden to win Men's curling gold

    US shocks Sweden to win Men's curling gold

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    Call it the Miracurl on Ice. The U.S. men's curling team stunned the world on Saturday when they defeated Sweden to win the gold medal at the Winter Olympics. But Schuster came through with this ideal shot to give his team a 10-5 lead with only two ends left to play. It was the first five-point end that the United States had had all tournament, and it would prove to be the difference.
  • Jeremy Stephens vs. Josh Emmett

    Jeremy Stephens vs. Josh Emmett

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    Still that didn't stop Stephens from coming after him yet again in the second round, except this time it paid off. In the second round, Stephens floored the Californian with a left hook, paired it with thudding elbows and lost control of an errant knee strike that appeared to ricochet off the downed Emmett's head.
  • Jaguars reportedly extend Blake Bortles' contract, keeping him through 2020

    Jaguars reportedly extend Blake Bortles' contract, keeping him through 2020

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    Bortles has a 21-40 regular-season record as a starter with almost half the victories occurring in 2017 as the Jaguars went 10-6 and won the AFC South. Bortles finished the 2017 season with 3,687 yards, 21 touchdowns and 13 touchdowns. Bortles completed 58 percent of his passes for 598 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions in the postseason.
  • La Liga preview: Barcelona hosts Girona in Catalan Derby

    La Liga preview: Barcelona hosts Girona in Catalan Derby

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    Ten minutes later, it was finally Dembele's chance to shine, as his smart cross was straightforwardly converted by Luis Suarez , who collected his first hat-trick of the season, and his 22nd goal in as many La Liga appearances. However, Suarez quickly levelled down the other end, while two goals from Messi and another from the Uruguayan saw Barca march into a 4-1 lead at halftime.
  • Conte regrets selling Matic to Manchester United

    Conte regrets selling Matic to Manchester United

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    The Serbian was an integral part of Chelsea's title winning campaign last season, forming an excellent partnership in midfield alongside Antonio Conte . Matic was a regular for Chelsea past year, making 35 league appearances and also helping the London club to the FA Cup final. For this reason I think I have to thank him for the passion I have for this sport.
  • Ivanka Trump At Winter Olympics To Advocate Maximum Pressure On North Korea

    Ivanka Trump At Winter Olympics To Advocate Maximum Pressure On North Korea

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    The 229 members of the North Korean cheerleading squad became the unlikely center of attention during the Winter Olympics 2018 due to their highly synchronized and over-the-top routines. The vice president garnered media attention for avoiding Kim Yo-jong after Pence and his wife were seated just feet away from her and North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam at the opening ceremonies.
  • Primetime Ratings: NBC Olympics Coverage Up on Vonn Medal

    Primetime Ratings: NBC Olympics Coverage Up on Vonn Medal

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    Like last night's primetime, the final Friday of the XXII Winter Games proved to be a ratings low at the time too. (In Sochi, there was no simultaneous streaming or cable to compete with the prime-time broadcasts). The Winter Games are expected to draw 5 billion viewers globally, with 30 percent of the world's population projected to see some part of Winter Olympics coverage, according to Timo Lumme, the managing director of the International Olympic Committee's television and marketing ...
  • Duke's Bagley (knee) to return vs. Syracuse

    Duke's Bagley (knee) to return vs. Syracuse

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    The Blue Devils will also be at full-strength for the first time since that UNC loss, welcoming star freshman Marvin Bagley III back to the lineup. More scores down low came from Marques Bolden and Bagley, as Duke (24-5, 12-4 in the ACC) traded baskets with the Orange to maintain a cushion.
  • Watford boss Gracia 'very happy' after crucial Everton win

    Watford boss Gracia 'very happy' after crucial Everton win

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    A match that lurched between languid sideways passing and extravagantly wayward shooting, Deeney evoked memories of last season with a good old-fashioned swivel and shot 10 minutes from time. Roberto Pereyra will come into Gracia's side with Marvin Zeegelaar making way, and the home side know that a win this evening will see them move within one point of their opponents in the Premier League table, as they look to try and push themselves back into the top-half of the table.
  • Dala shines as South Africa put brakes on India

    Dala shines as South Africa put brakes on India

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    Chasing 173 runs to win the match and the series, the Proteas were off to a slow start. Together, Behardien and Jonker scored 16 runs off Jasprit Bumrah and needed 19 off the last over and 12 off the last three balls but the mistakes their team-mates had made earlier were too big to rectify.
  • Winter Olympics: Germany beats Canada in major hockey upset

    Winter Olympics: Germany beats Canada in major hockey upset

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    Meanwhile, figure skating remained prevalent in nations such as Russian Federation, where top skaters are among the most popular athletes in any sport. The Pyeongchang Winter Games didn't lack for drama. In fact, this is only the country's second Olympic appearance ever in curling , following its inaugural showing in the 2014 Sochi Games.