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Darrell Wallace Jr.'s history-making Daytona 500 major step toward long run

Tuesday  18:13,   20 february 2018
Sporting News

How far can Darrell Wallace Jr. and his team go after creating momentum with a momentous second-place finish in the 2018 Daytona 500?DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Not two minutes after Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. sat down in the Daytona International[...]

US beats Slovakia 5-1, will play Czechs in Olympic quarters

Tuesday  17:44,   20 february 2018
Associated Press

Ryan Zapolski was more worried about losing the sensation in his hands and feet than carrying the pressure of the United States' Olympic medal hopes on his shoulders. In a frightening play, Ladislav Nagy crashed into Zapolski's head and the[...]

Halfpipe skier Swaney 'really disappointed' about not reaching finals despite not attempting a real trick

Tuesday  17:43,   20 february 2018
The Comeback

One of the most controversial Olympians at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games is Liz Swaney, the freestyle skier from Silicon Valley competing for Hungary thanks to “top-30” finishes in events with far less than 30[...]

Christie's nightmare Games ends in another crash, disqualification

Tuesday  17:17,   20 february 2018
Reuters

<p>Elise Christie's disastrous Winter Olympics ended in a third ignominious failure when the British short track skater was disqualified in her women's 1,000 meters heat and had to be carried off the track on Tuesday.</p>Elise[...]

Sigourney bumps Drew off podium, but their friendship survives

Tuesday  16:51,   20 february 2018
Time

American freestyle skiers Brita Sigourney and Annalisa Drew remain close friends.Sigourney did her job, skiing cleanly. Drew greeted her with a hug at the bottom of the pipe. Now, they shared a strange moment. They stood next to each other, both[...]

Gus Kenworthy Talks Bond with Adam Rippon: We'll Be 'Friends for Life' (but We Aren't Dating)

Tuesday  15:10,   20 february 2018
People

It’s the friendship that launched a thousand retweets … and at least a few mistaken assumptions about romance. Skier Gus Kenworthy and figure skater Adam Rippon have stirred social media buzz throughout the 2018 Winter Olympics, not just for being[...]

American ice dance duo Madison Chock and Evan Bates suffer shocking fall in long program

Tuesday  14:41,   20 february 2018
USA TODAY

Americans Madison Chock and Evan Bates finished ninth after disaster struck during the routine of the 2015 U.S. national champions.Disaster struck as the 2015 U.S. national champions were about to get into their combination spin, with Bates picking[...]

I need medical miracles to extend career - Vonn

Tuesday  12:54,   20 february 2018
AFP

American speed queen Lindsey Vonn said Tuesday that she would require "medical miracles" to extend her trophy-laden career after sustaining a string of devastating injuries. Serious injuries are one of the hazards of elite ski racing,[...]

Opinion: 10 teams capable of busting your bracket this March

Tuesday  12:50,   20 february 2018
Sportsnaut

Here are 10 teams capable of busting your bracket this March.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or[...]

Baseball Hall of Famer, Giants legend, Orlando Cepeda rushed to hospital: report

Tuesday  11:40,   20 february 2018
USA TODAY

Baseball Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda has been rushed to a Bay Area hospital.His condition was not known, the spokeswoman said of the 80-year[...]

Slovenian hockey player Jeglic tests positive for doping at Olympics

Tuesday  10:15,   20 february 2018
Associated Press

Slovenian hockey player Ziga Jeglic tests positive for doping at Olympics.The Court of Arbitration for Sport says Ziga Jeglic tested positive for fenoterol in an in-competition test. Fenoterol is a drug designed to open the airways to the[...]

Shiffrin relaxed, fast and focused on Olympic combined event

Tuesday  09:52,   20 february 2018
Associated Press

Relaxed, fast and excited. It was a good day for Mikaela Shiffrin on the Olympic downhill course[...]

Kings strike early, hold off Blackhawks 3-1

Tuesday  09:48,   20 february 2018
Tribune News Service

CHICAGO - Just about every time the Los Angeles Kings play the Chicago Blackhawks, the talk beforehand turns to the thrilling playoff series the teams played during their dynasty years.&nbsp;BOX SCORE: KINGS 3, BLACKHAWKS[...]

Ducks top Golden Knights 2-0 for 4th win in 5 road games

Tuesday  09:45,   20 february 2018
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS — Jakob Silfverberg and Ryan Getzlaf scored to lead the Anaheim Ducks over the Vegas Golden Knights 2-0 in their Pacific Division showdown Monday night.all 13 shots he saw for Anaheim, but was inadvertently clipped by Vegas' Reilly[...]

Youth baseball team raffling AR-15 despite criticism

Tuesday  08:36,   20 february 2018
USA TODAY High School Sports

A youth baseball is Missouri is moving forward with raffling off an AR-15 just days after the same type of gun was used in a school shooting.Several critics voiced protestations to continuing the raffle given recent events, but the team's coach,[...]