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Live updates & highlights from the women’s free skate

Live updates & highlights from the women’s free skate

It’s everybody chasing the Russians on Friday at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva vying for gold heading into the free skate at the 2018
Arizona’s Allonzo Trier ruled ineligible by NCAA after failing another PED test

Arizona’s Allonzo Trier ruled ineligible by NCAA after failing another PED test

The Wildcats’ star shooting guard has reportedly failed another PED test. Arizona star Allonzo Trier has been ruled ineligible by the NCAA for again testing positive for performance enhancing drugs,
Marshall football player dies at 19 from gunshot wound

Marshall football player dies at 19 from gunshot wound

Rest In Peace, Larry Aaron III. Marshall defensive tackle Lawrence “Larry” Aaron III passed away on Thursday due to complications from a gunshot wound he suffered on Jan. 1 at a New Year’s Eve party.
Tiger Woods humbled by meeting with Parkland shooting survivor

Tiger Woods humbled by meeting with Parkland shooting survivor

A survivor of last week’s shooting massacre in Florida enjoys an ‘awesome’ meeting with Tiger Woods at the Honda Classic. Tiger Woods took a few minutes out of his warmup session for Wednesday’s Honda
South Carolina coach Dawn Staley files lawsuit over Mizzou AD’s ‘defamatory statements’

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley files lawsuit over Mizzou AD’s ‘defamatory statements’

Staley has filed a $75,000 suit after Tigers athletic director Jim Sterk accused her of perpetuating a hostile environment. South Carolina women’s head basketball coach Dawn Staley has filed a
Judge sides with Miami-Dade County in early stages of Jeffrey Loria lawsuit

Judge sides with Miami-Dade County in early stages of Jeffrey Loria lawsuit

County and city lawyers can now start looking into his claims. Former Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria recently told Miami-Dade County they weren’t getting a hot cent out of him from the sale of the team —
The cord-cutter’s guide to legally watching the NBA

The cord-cutter’s guide to legally watching the NBA

If you want to avoid an expensive cable bill, here’s how you can still enjoy the NBA this year. You loved NBA basketball all season. You saved money by getting rid of your monthly cable bill. You did
Soccer player picks up corner flag and uses it like a spear during brawl

Soccer player picks up corner flag and uses it like a spear during brawl

What the ... This game between Independiente del valle and River plate went completely off the rails during a brawl that saw Independiente’s Angelo Preciado grab the corner flag and try to fight off
Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir will host the Winter Olympics closing ceremony

Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir will host the Winter Olympics closing ceremony

This is the best. Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir (and Terry) have been SLAYING the Olympics when it comes to figure skating commentary and now the duo (as well as Terry) are getting a chance to have a
Donte DiVincenzo is Villanova’s secret weapon

Donte DiVincenzo is Villanova’s secret weapon

The sophomore guard has turned into a microwave scorer for ‘Nova. It starts with Jay Wright’s collection of finely tailored suits and stoic expressions on the sideline. Jalen Brunson grabs your eye

Adam Vinatieri will be back with the Colts in 2018. Let’s marvel that he’s still doing this at 45 freakin’ years old

Vinatieri, ageless wonder, re-signed with the Colts for another season. He can break the all-time points record this season Adam Vinatieri will still be the NFL’s oldest player in 2018. On Thursday,
NBA Playoff seeding is tight. Can the Pelicans make it?

NBA Playoff seeding is tight. Can the Pelicans make it?

The races for seeding are far tighter than usual this year. We’re well past the halfway mark of the NBA season. In fact, only about a quarter of the season remains. Once All-Star Weekend and the trade
Warriors double-digit favorites hosting Clippers on Thursday

Warriors double-digit favorites hosting Clippers on Thursday

The favored Golden State Warriors will be looking to continue their dominance over the Los Angeles Clippers when the teams hit the hardwood on Thursday night. The Golden State Warriors are 12-1
Jocelyne Larocque removed her silver medal after losing to USA, and it’s understandable

Jocelyne Larocque removed her silver medal after losing to USA, and it’s understandable

Piling on makes no sense. Jocelyne Larocque is being widely criticized after the Canadian defender removed her silver medal following a loss to USA. Nope, not interested in silver

14 moments that defined the U.S. women’s hockey gold-medal shootout win over Canada

The longstanding North American rivals delivered another instant classic at the 2018 Winter Olympics. They don’t disappoint, even if one team always has to leave disappointed. The U.S. women’s hockey
Kawhi Leonard may not return this season. Here’s how his injury became so serious

Kawhi Leonard may not return this season. Here’s how his injury became so serious

Gregg Popovich said he has “never” seen an injury like Leonard’s, and now, he’s out indefinitely. San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich told reporters he’d be “surprised” if Kawhi Leonard

3 reasons scouts want to gamble on Josh Allen (besides ‘he’s tall’)

Raw talent, some amazing throws, and the context of his college team have NFL people hoping they can make some fixes. It seems like every year the NFL becomes enamored with a player who didn’t exactly
Watching Manchester United sure is painful

Watching Manchester United sure is painful

And Jose Mourinho’s feud with Paul Pogba is the worst part of United’s downturn. To be fair to Jose Mourinho, whatever his plan was, it was over within a few minutes. Ander Herrera started for
How long it’s been since every team’s last 1st-round pick

How long it’s been since every team’s last 1st-round pick

It’s been a while for Iowa State. Almost every major college football program has had at least one first-round pick. But not all of them have, and some have gotten jumped in the queue over the years
What will the NBA do about the Mavericks?

What will the NBA do about the Mavericks?

We have that and more in Thursday’s NBA newsletter. Sports Illustrated’s Jon Wertheim and Jessica Luther dropped a damning report on the workplace culture of the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday,