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'Televise it': players rave about new National Basketball Association all-star draft format

'Televise it': players rave about new National Basketball Association all-star draft format

That being said, he hopes the team will have a renewed sense of focus from here on out. While the selection of teams, blacktop-style, awarding the first pick to the top vote-getter and taking turns to select the following players in the roster - fans were left with the intrigue of seeing this process televised, an issue Silver would look to solve for next year's All-Star Game in Charlotte. Read More

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Quavo Earns MVP Honor at 2018 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Quavo Earns MVP Honor at 2018 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

The Cavs defeated the Thunder 120-112 in their final game before the All-Star break. However after the first ten minutes, you will need to sign in with your U.S. Curry designed his team around shooters and length. Guard Lou Williams will compete in the three-point contest and recently acquired forward Tobias Harris in the skills challenge. Read More

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Firmino wants Liverpool to make Porto suffer

Firmino wants Liverpool to make Porto suffer

He went on to explain that "you have a draw like Tottenham, you think, "OK, like before" but the only thing you can do is to win your games". If we are in the final then I'll say we will try to win it but that is too far off. Firmino and Salah in particular had been in fine form leading into the match, with the Egyptian scoring in each of his last four appearances across all competitions before the trip to Porto. Read More

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ESPN, FOX both reportedly interested in hiring Peyton Manning as broadcast analyst

ESPN, FOX both reportedly interested in hiring Peyton Manning as broadcast analyst

The Post reported that ESPN had interest in Manning being the replacement for Jon Gruden on " Monday Night Football ", though there weren't any reports that Manning himself was interested. FOX, meanwhile, wants Manning to be the first analyst on its new " Thursday Night Football " telecast after signing a five-year deal to earn the rights to Thursday night games in January. Read More

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Eddie Jones slams officials as Wales get apology for disallowed try

Eddie Jones slams officials as Wales get apology for disallowed try

The Lelos are now ranked 12th in the world, two places ahead of Italy who continually face scrutiny over their inclusion in the Six Nations over the eastern European nation. Fly-half Dan Biggar and No 8 Taulupe Faletau, both yet to feature in this season's Six Nations because of injuries, are also on the way back. " England's kicking game was outstanding and we expect no different in Ireland", Howley said. Read More

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High winds delay Olympic men's downhill

High winds delay Olympic men's downhill

In one of her more lyrical moments, Mikaela Shiffrin described the difference between slalom and downhill, the two events at the extreme ends of alpine skiing, in musical terms. team. "We can expect quite a challenging day tomorrow", said chief race director Markus Waldner. High-speed winds are in the forecast again. Eight years ago in Vancouver, Viktoria Rebensburg was a 20-year-old Olympic gold medalist in the giant slalom. Read More

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Mourinho: Man Utd Star To Get A New Contract

Mourinho: Man Utd Star To Get A New Contract

Mourinho, in fact, claims that the 24-year-old is still far from the finished article and has much of his potential still to fill. José Mourinho has rejected Ryan Giggs's claim that Paul Pogba must play in a three-man midfield and admits that he has been left "confused" by some of the criticism of the Manchester United midfielder. Read More

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Winter Olympics 2018: Does This American Curler Really Look Like Mario?

Winter Olympics 2018: Does This American Curler Really Look Like Mario?

Then you see right in front of you and say, "Whoa, that doesn't look easy". On Thursday, Lawes and Morris were dominant in their respective matches as they defeated China 10-4 and Finland 8-2. We're building some good momentum. "But we know how hard that's going to be". "Unfortunately there's not free bingo spaces here", said Lawes. "We're kind of paving the way for all our teams", she said. Read More

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Stats Canada reports January unemployment rise in Victoria, Nanaimo and Canada

Stats Canada reports January unemployment rise in Victoria, Nanaimo and Canada

The province was able to make gains in full-time employment, adding 4,100 jobs. Despite Canada's healthy economic performance a year ago, Alexander said the surprising pace of job creation had been stronger than the other data. The Northeast had the lowest unemployment in B.C. last month. The province said the gain was led by jobs in the transportation and warehousing industries. Read More

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Silverware would make Chelsea's season a success, says Hazard

Silverware would make Chelsea's season a success, says Hazard

I'm pretty sure we can beat them if we play together ". Their season is not lost, though, and can still be salvaged if everybody starts to pull in the same direction . Speaking as pundit on Sky Sports , via the Metro , the former England captain made the bold claim when asked which teams he thought would qualify for next season's Champions League tournament - a cup which only the top four Premier League teams can qualify for. Read More

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Pistons get help at guard in deal with Bulls for Nelson

Pistons get help at guard in deal with Bulls for Nelson

With just hours now to go until we reach the 2018 National Basketball Association trade deadline, the Detroit Pistons have reportedly agreed to a second deal of the day. Drummond added A late addition for the NBA All-Star Game, Pistons centre Andre Drummond will now take part in the Skills Challenge, which will be held on February 17th. Read More

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Ervin Santana Out 10-12 Weeks After Finger Surgery

Ervin Santana Out 10-12 Weeks After Finger Surgery

Team officials say the injury was the result of cumulative stress from pitching and not one event, and didn't surface again until last week. Ervin was then reexamined by Dr. Santana pitched just one inning in the Twins' Wild Card playoff game loss to the New York Yankees. Minnesota expected him to be a cornerstone of their rotation this year, but he will now be out for at least a couple of months as he recovers from surgery. Read More

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Tribunal overturns doping bans on 28 Russian athletes

Tribunal overturns doping bans on 28 Russian athletes

Russian officials have rejected Rodchenkov's allegations that there was a state-sponsored doping program in Russia, insisting he was acting alone with individual coaches, athletes and officials. The deputy prime minister himself was banned after being singled out in the report and is now appealing to the court. On Thursday CAS reinstated results of 28 Russian athletes , making them eligible to compete in the 2018 Winter Games , overturning their life-bans over alleged doping. Read More

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Pistons make blockbuster trade to Clippers

Pistons make blockbuster trade to Clippers

The team is now one game over.500 and in the ninth position out west. However, as of last night, a blockbuster trade was made sending Griffen straight to the Detroit Pistons . Can we increase our ability to add young emerging talent and draft picks? "Maybe it wouldn't have been workable; the Lakers already traded their 2018 first-round pick", Lowe wrote in a report published late Monday. Read More

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Ronda Rousey signs full-time deal to perform in WWE

Ronda Rousey signs full-time deal to perform in WWE

However, Rousey lost the last two fights of her mixed martial arts career - to Holly Holm in 2015 and Amanda Nunes in 2016. According to a separate report from ESPN , Rousey has signed a full-time contract to join WWE . Given her 12-2 record in MMA and her achievements in Judo, she was dominant with bouts often lasting from a few seconds to a few minutes. Rousey told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne (h/t Fiorvanti): "This is my life now". Read More

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Day, Noren tied after 5 holes of PGA playoff

Day, Noren tied after 5 holes of PGA playoff

American Ryan Palmer also made the playoff at 10-under par but dropped out when he could only make par at the first playoff hole, the par-five 18 hole at Torrey, while Day and Noren both made birdies. Day and Noren have a long way to go to match the playoff record, with Cary Middlecoff and Lloyd Mangrum battling over a staggering 11 holes at the Motor City Open way back in 1949. Read More

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President Trump apologizes for retweeting anti-Muslim videos

President Trump apologizes for retweeting anti-Muslim videos

It's remarkable that Trump went as far as he did toward an apology at all, given his usual refusal to ever back down in the face of criticism. " I'm for women, I'm for men, I'm for everyone ". The hour-long interview will air on ITV later today. "Even when I left [US news channel] CNN and had no immediate way of helping him in terms of media exposure in America, he stayed in touch". Read More

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International Monetary Fund raises outlook for Canadian economy, upgrades global economic projections

International Monetary Fund raises outlook for Canadian economy, upgrades global economic projections

The International Monetary Fund has lifted its forecasts for global growth, saying momentum is building in global economic activity and Donald Trump's tax cuts in the U.S. Corruption allegations under the leadership of President Jacob Zuma have hurt investor confidence in South Africa, with economic growth slowing to a near-standstill in recent years. Read More

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