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  • Baseball is back!

    Batter up for the Miami Sports Pod as Local 10's Will Manso and Clay Ferraro discuss the return of baseball and, yes, the Miami Marlins. 1:00 Clay talks about expectations for the Marlins from Vegas 5:00 Will “I am a believer in the building/rebuilding” --- the Franchise changed the day Jose Fernandez died 8:00  Clay “We don’t have to build the winning culture within the Marlins” 8:30  Will compares Derek Jeter to Pat Riley when he arrived in Miami 11:30  Will defends Derek Jeter for holding...

    WPLG
  • Mikaela Shiffrin’s skier boyfriend sent home for selfish outburst

    A French alpine skier was sent home from the Olympics for being a bad sport — saying he couldn’t care less about his teammates’ performance and that he was there to “race for myself only.” Mathieu Faivre, who’s dating American Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin, made the heated comments after finishing seventh Sunday in the...

    New York Post
  • Once again, US will meet Canada for women's hockey gold

    The United States will play for a gold medal in women’s hockey for the third straight Olympics.

    Washington Post
  • Bari Weiss, Mirai Nigasu, and the Perpetual Foreigners

    Last week, after tweeting about Olympian Mirai Nigasu, a New York Times op-ed editor sparked a conversation about inclusion, identity politics, and the precision of language.

    GQ
  • Devin McCourty says team knew Malcolm Butler wouldn't start Super Bowl

    New England Patriots defensive back Devin McCourty told NJ.com that he and his teammates knew starting cornerback Malcolm Butler would not start Super Bowl LII. "We all knew he wasn't starting all week. That wasn't a secret to the guys on the team," Butler said. "I get why ...

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  • Cubs' Rizzo rejoins team after mournful Florida trip

    Anthony Rizzo is back with the Chicago Cubs after spending time at home in Florida in support of victims of the deadly shooting at his former high school. The first baseman rejoined the 2016 World Series champions Monday for their first full-squad workout of spring training. He had been an...

    ABC News
  • Ex-soccer coach jailed for 30 yrs for abusing young players

    LIVERPOOL, England (AP) - A former English youth soccer coach was jailed Monday for 30 years for abusing 12 young footballers after the judge called him the "devil incarnate." Barry Bennell, a former coach at Crewe and scout for Manchester City, was convicted at Liverpool Crown Court of 50 child ...

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  • Shockwave in Olympic curling after Russian suspected of doping

    Fans are wondering why Alexander Krushelnitsky would take a banned substance in a sport that doesn't require the same stamina as speed skating or physicality as bobsled.

    NBC News
  • Lara Pitt and Hannah Hollis to front new Fox Sports shows

    They are the glamourous faces who have given Fox Sport's league coverage a woman's touch.

    Mail Online
  • Fergie's national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game was ... interesting

    Fergie's slowed-down, jazzy rendition of the national anthem before the NBA All-Star Game had people comparing it to Roseanne and Carl Lewis as the worst ever.

    TODAY.com
  • US wins in women's hockey, Canadians dazzle in ice dancing

    The United States will play for a gold medal in women's hockey for the third straight Olympics. The Americans are back in the title game after a 5-0 victory over Finland on Monday in the semifinals. They'll play the winner of the other semifinal game between Canada and the Russians on...

    ABC News
  • Canada women beat Russia 5-0, will meet US in hockey final

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - It's part of the routine now, as much a staple of the Winter Games as the medal ceremonies, the doping scandals or the sequins on the figure skating costumes. The United States playing Canada for the Olympic women's hockey gold medal. Jennifer Wakefield scored twice ...

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  • MLB imposes stricter mound limits, defers on pitch clocks

    NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball is imposing stricter limits on mound visits in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018. After more than a year of negotiations, the Major League Baseball Players Association refused to agree to the changes but also signed ...

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  • Spanish police clear West Brom players accused of taxi theft

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Police in Spain have cleared four West Bromwich Albion players who were being investigated for the theft of a taxi in Barcelona last week. Catalonia's regional police said on Monday no charges will be filed against the players. Police did not say why the investigation was ...

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  • Baseball is back!

    Batter up for the Miami Sports Pod as Local 10's Will Manso and Clay Ferraro discuss the return of baseball and, yes, the Miami Marlins. 1:00 Clay talks about expectations for the Marlins from Vegas 5:00 Will “I am a believer in the building/rebuilding” --- the Franchise changed the day Jose Fernandez died 8:00  Clay “We don’t have to build the winning culture within the Marlins” 8:30  Will compares Derek Jeter to Pat Riley when he arrived in Miami 11:30  Will defends Derek Jeter for holding...

    WPLG
  • Mikaela Shiffrin’s skier boyfriend sent home for selfish outburst

    A French alpine skier was sent home from the Olympics for being a bad sport — saying he couldn’t care less about his teammates’ performance and that he was there to “race for myself only.” Mathieu Faivre, who’s dating American Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin, made the heated comments after finishing seventh Sunday in the...

    New York Post
  • Italy VAR chief: Incidents to be shown on stadium screens

    Decisions which have been changed on video review could soon be shown on the giant screens in Italian stadiums, offering soccer fans more clarity. The video assistant referee system was introduced in Italy at the start of the season and has been criticized for leaving supporters in the stadiums blind ...

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  • Major League Baseball imposes limits on mound visits, decides against pitch clocks for 2018

    NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball imposes limits on mound visits, decides against pitch clocks for 2018.

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  • Alex Presley, Orioles agree to minor league contract

    SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Alex Presley and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a minor league contract, and the outfielder will report to major league spring training. The 32-year-old has a .263 average in eight seasons with Pittsburgh, Minnesota, Houston, Milwaukee and Detroit. He hit .314 with three home runs ...

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  • Vikings hire ex-Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings have hired Todd Downing as a senior offensive assistant, bringing him back to his hometown team after serving last year as offensive coordinator of the Oakland Raiders. Downing will begin his 18th season in the NFL, the first five of which were ...

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  • AP Interview: Captain Cahill shoulders latest Chelsea drama

    LONDON (AP) - Assuming the captaincy from John Terry with Chelsea as Premier League champions should have been a smooth transition for Gary Cahill. The Premier League trophy had just been regained relatively comfortably as Antonio Conte restored stability in the Stamford Bridge dressing room after Jose Mourinho's fractured second ...

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  • Bradley Beal's first All-Star Game: 14 points and a Team LeBron win

    Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal scored 14 points in 17 minutes on the floor for Team LeBron, which defeated Team Stephen in the 2018 NBA All-Star Game Sunday night in Los Angeles. Only captain LeBron James, who put up a game-high 29 points, scored more efficiently for his team. Beal ...

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  • Once again, US will meet Canada for women's hockey gold

    The United States will play for a gold medal in women’s hockey for the third straight Olympics.

    Washington Post
  • Bari Weiss, Mirai Nigasu, and the Perpetual Foreigners

    Last week, after tweeting about Olympian Mirai Nigasu, a New York Times op-ed editor sparked a conversation about inclusion, identity politics, and the precision of language.

    GQ