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Daily Archives: 5th February 2018

Giants restock roster looking to flip NL West

SAN FRANCISCO — Defeat has evolved into a familiar companion for the Giants during the past year and a half. Sometimes it almost seemed like an inevitability. One thing that losing will not become, the Giants insist as Spring Training approaches, is a habit. SAN FRANCISCO — Defeat has evolved into a familiar companion for the Giants during the past ...

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Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell to replace Aaron Gordon in 2018 Verizon Slam Dunk

NEW YORK — Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell will replace Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon in the 2018 Verizon Slam Dunk on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.  Mitchell will no longer participate in the 2018 Taco Bell® Skills Challenge on the same night.  He will be replaced by Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield.  Verizon Sl… NBA.com: News

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Frigid Super Bowl raises questions about northern venues

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) After years of planning and many millions in spending, there was one thing organizers of Super Bowl 52 couldn’t control – a Minnesota winter. The Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots played inside. But as fans were heading to U.S. Bank Stadium at noon Sunday, the temperature in Minneapolis was minus-2 degrees, with a wind chill of negative ...

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Tyronn Lue says he still has 'no doubt' the slumping Cavs will reach the playoffs

Tyronn Lue has seen the Cavaliers do this a couple times now. Cleveland exits January playing terrible basketball and enter the All-Star break with some real questions about its legitimacy as a contender. Then the Cavs flip a switch late, finish the season on a strong note and sweep their first-round opponent on their way to the <a href="https://www.cbssports.com/… CBSSports.com ...

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10 predictions for 2018 NFL season: Future Jet Kirk Cousins?

10:17 PM ET MINNEAPOLIS — Super Bowl LIIjust ended. The Philadelphia Eagles are still celebrating. But that’s not what matters here. You wake this morning to face a stretch of seven painful, football-free months. The 2018 season is more than a half-year away, and you’re already aching to see what happens next. W… www.espn.com – NFL

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Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières opts for grid kids

The long standing Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières has decided to drop the infamous grid girls in favour of grid kids. The idea is nothing new as organizers of the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières already relied on grid kids for the first time in 2010. The idea was repeated last summer as young kart racers worked as grid kids at the ...

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Pacers' Collison to miss 2-3 weeks (knee surgery)

Indiana Pacers point guard Darren Collison will undergo left knee arthroscopic surgery Tuesday, the team announced Monday. Collison is expected to return in two to three weeks. Collison, 30, banged his knee against the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday. He is averaging 12.8 points and 5.3 assists in his ninth NBA season. Victor Oladipo, Indiana’s other starting guard, has an illness and also ...

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Your Old Lego Pieces Could Put Your Children At Risk

Like most kids, you probably played with Lego, but as you got older the pieces lost their charm. So, like any other Lego lover, you tucked them away somewhere in your home. Harmless right? Not according to a new British study. Researchers at the University of Plymouth tested 200 toys commonly found in homes, second-hand stores, and daycares for nine ...

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