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No details were available about Holcomb's death, the USOC said . Holcomb won three Olympic medals for Team USA-including a gold in 2010, piloting the four-men sled that broke the United States' 62-year first-place drought in the event. "We were talking about when he wanted to retire, and he told me with the world championships being in Whistler in 2019, that would be his swan song".
  • Berizzo senses historic moment for Celta against Manchester United

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    Marcus Rashford's stunning free-kick 23 minutes from time put Manchester United on the brink of reaching the Europa League final with a hard-fought 1-0 win at Celta Vigo on Thursday. United have never won the Europa League , even in its previous guise as the UEFA Cup, and will become only the fourth team to have won all three major UEFA club trophies, including the now-defunct European Cup Winners' Cup, as well as the Club World Cup or the Intercontinental Cup, should they go on to win ...
  • Appointed FCC chairman announces his intention to kill net neutrality

    Appointed FCC chairman announces his intention to kill net neutrality

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    The commission will have an initial vote on Pai's proposal during the FCC's May 18 meeting. Pai has objected to the FCC's decision to classify broadband as a telecommunications service to be regulated under Title II. Those rules ensured that the internet would remain a level playing field for everyone, making the internet America's foundation for information and commerce and communications.
  • Red Sox Eject, Ban Fan Who Allegedly Used Racial Slur

    Red Sox Eject, Ban Fan Who Allegedly Used Racial Slur

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    Jones said fans on Monday night threw a bag of peanuts at him and berated him using the N-word. The umpire's rapid reaction likely stemmed from the harsh warning Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred issued the two sides earlier Wednesday, telling them "enough is enough" after weeks' worth of retaliatory behavior, Red Sox manager John Farrell relayed to ESPN .
  • Mission improbable for Atletico and Monaco

    Mission improbable for Atletico and Monaco

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    Real Madrid are still without Gareth Bale and Dani Carvajal, who pulled a hamstring in the first leg, but Rafael Varene is available and will partner Sergio Ramos in central defence, while Nacho will probably cover at right back. "We're convinced we can do it, we're going to fight for it and if not we can at least go out with our heads held high". In that time he has led Atletico to their first league title in 18 years, ended a 14-year winless streak against Real and put the club back on ...
  • LeBron scores 35, Cleveland takes 3-0 lead

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    While the Spurs weren't much better (34.6 percent), they did manage two transition baskets and 12 points in the paint. Despite making just six of his 19 attempts from the field, Irving buried three three-pointers and all seven of his free throws for 22 points in Game 2 .
  • Mets shutout, Adam Wilk shelled in place of suspended Matt Harvey

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    Mets general manager Sandy Alderson revealed the ban but did not disclose details of why Harvey was suspended and neither did Mets manager Terry Collins . Adeiny Hechavarria also homered for the Marlins. Prado opened the season on the 10-day disabled list after straining the same hamstring during the World Baseball Classic.
  • Antonio Conte confident Eden Hazard will stay despite Real Madrid rumours

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    It has been a big week for the ladder leaders, who defeated Tottenham Hotspur 4-2 to qualify for the FA Cup final and moved seven points clear at the top of the league table with their win over the Saints. "I don't change them with others". However, when asked who'd Conte prefer to have upfront in his team, the Italian tactician was very respectful backing his own players to always finish above the rest.
  • Arsenal not giving up the chase, says Xhaka

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    However, Wenger's men have a game in hand on their rivals and a win against Southampton on Wednesday could see them climb into fifth. Ordinarily, I'd be looking to applaud any English side for making the final and in-turn maintaining the extensive number of qualification places in the league, but everything about United's Europa League campaign has rendered them undeserving to take home the crown.
  • Marcus Rashford hopes for Zlatan Ibrahimovic stay at Manchester United

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    So, with the build-up well underway ahead of Thursday's clash, we at Shoot! have selected our ultimate City-United five-a-side team from those players available for selection at the Etihad on Thursday... I don't care about it, I just think about them, and like everybody I'm really sad". United will continue to be without Juan Mata as he recovers from groin surgery while Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo won't play again this season due to serious knee ligament injuries.
  • Cavs and Spurs claim National Basketball Association playoffs wins

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    The 31-year-old Lowry , who was Toronto's best player in Games 1 and 2 and is also the team's best three-point shooter, is tough to replace, said DeMar DeRozan . INJURY UPDATE: Lowry (ankle ) is questionable. "It's not going to be like that every night, but when it is, it becomes one of those nights for us".