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Olympics Figure Skating Live Results: Messing Leads; Hanyu and Chen Coming Up – New York Times

Michael Martinez Skates to an Olympian’s Tune A little odd Olympic trivia. Michael Martinez of the Philippines is skating to a work by the violinist Vanessa Mae, who is herself a former Winter Olympian. Four years ago she competed in the giant slalom for Thailand, finishing last. It later came out that some of her warmup races were rigged to allow her to qualify....

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Austrian Snowboarder Breaks Neck In Olympics Quarterfinals Race – NPR

Markus Schairer of Austria broke his neck during the men’s snowboard cross quarterfinals at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Markus Schairer of Austria broke his neck during the men’s snowboard cross quarterfinals at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Austrian snowboarder Markus Schairer broke his neck during the men’s cross...

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Aly Raisman defends nude Sports Illustrated shoot after backlash – New York Daily News

Aly Raisman has no time for the critics deeming her a hypocrite for stripping down in the latest issue of Sports Illustrated. The Olympic gymnast — who was sexually abused by former Team USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar — told People it’s been “devastating” having her pain diminished by people who claim her nude photo shoot delegitimized her abuse. “I actually...

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MLB commissioner Rob Manfred: Pace of play rule changes will take effect this month – USA TODAY

CLOSE SportsPulse: The start of spring training is right around the corner, and many of the offseason story lines will carry into camps. USA TODAY Sports Rob Manfred says there will be pace of play rule changes in 2018.(Photo: John Raoux, AP) St. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Commissioner Rob Manfred emphatically said Thursday that there will be rule changes to improve the pace of play...

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Florida shooting: As Anthony Rizzo heads to Parkland, Cubs teammate echoes call for change – USA TODAY

CLOSE Warriors head coach Steve Kerr feels the government needs to play a bigger role in preventing gun violence. USA TODAY Sports Anthony Rizzo left Cubs camp to return to Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, where he played baseball and football.(Photo: Rick Scuteri, USA TODAY Sports) MESA, Ariz. — Of all the messages of support and condolence Anthony Rizzo has received since learning...

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Magic and the Ball family circus – The Roar

Roar Pro “, “adserver” : “https://pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/ads?sz=640×360&iu=/34677533/Roar_video_400x300v&ciu_szs&impl=s&gdfp_req=1&env=vp&output=xml_vast2&unviewed_position_start=1&url=[referrer_url]&correlator=[timestamp]&cust_params=&cust_params=%26site%3Droar%26sport%3DUS-SPORTS%26autoplay%3D” + autoplay_key_value }); LaVar Ball is the culmination of all bad parents on a Saturday morning. His previous antics were amusing and silly, such as claiming his eldest son, Lonzo, is already better than two-time champion and two-time MVP Steph Curry. But his latest antics could actually threaten Lonzo’s NBA career, and may end his other two sons’ –...

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Isaiah Thomas says Rajon Rondo hit him 3 times and brought up his Celtics tribute video – Boston.com

[embedded content] Paul Pierce’s No. 34 was retired at the TD Garden Sunday, but the pre-ceremony drama has persisted between two former Celtics guards. Rajon Rondo and Isaiah Thomas were both ejected in the closing seconds of the first quarter during Wednesday night’s Lakers-Pelicans contest. The two players were issued technical fouls and had to be separated after a physical and verbal exchange escalated...

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Mikaela Shiffrin’s Gold Rush Begins With a Bang – New York Times

Shiffrin also indicated on Thursday that she was planning to race in a fourth event next week, the women’s downhill. Although Eileen Shiffrin, Mikaela’s mother and one of her coaches, said her daughter would not enter a fifth event, the women’s super-G on Saturday. Shiffrin’s giant slalom victory completes a portion of a four-year journey to transform herself into an elite racer in every...

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