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Sports Yahoo! Sports: Former Shocker Fred VanVleet involved in federal investigation
Author: 0 Yahoo! Sports: Former Shocker Fred VanVleet involved in federal investigation

After his sophomore season at Seton Hall , Whitehead signed with Miller before being drafted to his hometown Brooklyn Nets , whom he remains with today. State. Others cover basic meals or transportation. VanVleet, who now plays for the Toronto Raptors, is reported to have received at least $1,000. In that sense, its ramifications arguably are less severe: A player choosing one agency over another affects college basketball's competitive balance far less than, say, that player choosing ...

Sports Ferrari hopes to end Mercedes dominance with new SF71H F1 entry
Author: 0 Ferrari hopes to end Mercedes dominance with new SF71H F1 entry

We try to retain the strengths, and some of the strengths I would say are the aggressiveness of the concept we designed, a vehicle that was performing very well on low-speed circuits. Vettel's rivalry with Hamilton had been notable for its lack of animosity, but that changed dramatically at last year's Azerbaijan Grand Prix in June after the German deliberately crashed into his rival's auto.

Sports Aussies ease to victory in T20 final
Author: 0 Aussies ease to victory in T20 final

Australia punctured New Zealand hopes at regular intervals after the hosts chose to bat. New Zealand failed to recover and kept losing regular wickets but Ross Taylor's valiant innings and Ish Sodi's resilience took them to 150/9. The man himself is coy on whether or not he'd take the reins full-time, suggesting he hasn't spoken to Smith about that prospect, but based on the empirical evidence we have at hand, it would seem handing charge of the Twenty20 side to Warner would ...

Sports Alonso in, Bakayoko out against Barcelona, says Chelsea's Conte
Author: 0 Alonso in, Bakayoko out against Barcelona, says Chelsea's Conte

Willian has revealed what he told David Meyler which caused the Irishman to miss a penalty kick against us during Friday's FA Cup clash. Hull's focus will hereafter be on their attempts to preserve the Championship status and to avoid a second successive relegation, and their manager Nigel Adkins, 52, said: "We'd come with a game-plan and within a couple of minutes it goes out of the window".

Sports Bubba Wallace roasts Denny Hamlin after Daytona 500 with Adderall zinger
Author: 0 Bubba Wallace roasts Denny Hamlin after Daytona 500 with Adderall zinger

Then after an exchange of I love you's and a hug with his older sister, the 24-year-old driver for Richard Petty Motorsports tried to put into words what it meant to finish second in NASCAR's biggest race following a year where his place within the sport was uncertain because he lacked sponsorship.

Sports Mitchell's 360-degree windmill effort wins Slam Dunk contest
Author: 0 Mitchell's 360-degree windmill effort wins Slam Dunk contest

Back in the early days of last season, Larry Nance Jr. turned a lot of heads with a vicious poster dunk he threw down on Brook Lopez when he was still a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. For his second dunk of the first round, the Rookie of the Year candidate brought out his sister, Jordan, Kevin Hart and Hart's son and had them squat so he could dunk over them after catching an alley-oop off the side of the backboard.

Sports Proteas star AB de Villiers ruled out of T20 series
Author: 0 Proteas star AB de Villiers ruled out of T20 series

The 29-year-old ended the ODI series against South Africa with 558 runs, becoming the first batsman ever to score 500 runs in a bilateral ODI series. Drama first up at Centurion . South Africa , on the other hand, would aim to bounce back to keep themselves alive in the series. With overcast conditions, the pacers could get some swing.

Sports Dunphy: 'Mourinho a bad fit for United'
Author: 0 Dunphy: 'Mourinho a bad fit for United'

Jose Mourinho called on the football authorities to start making video calls "perfect" after his Manchester United was denied a goal while beating Huddersfield 2-0 in the FA Cup on Saturday. Still, the United manager will have noted one thing about the way his side brushed aside David Wagner's team: Alexis Sanchez's eye for a killer pass has not been dulled by his move from Arsenal.

Sports Buccaneers release Doug Martin, who ran out of chances in Tampa
Author: 0 Buccaneers release Doug Martin, who ran out of chances in Tampa

Due to his states as a vested veteran, Martin immediately hits the free agent market but it's hard to imagine a ton of teams lining up for his services. Shortly after that, he ended the year with a costly five-game suspension for the use of performance enhancing substances. His 2012 rookie season - when he rushed for 1,454 yards and scored 12 touchdowns - proved to be his best year with the team and he wound up in the Pro Bowl.

Sports Olympic skier seizes the opportunity to be mediocre
Author: 0 Olympic skier seizes the opportunity to be mediocre

Belanger said the FIS is considering proposals to shrink the number of open positions available for Olympic competitors in the halfpipe. As a 19-year-old she literally took on the Terminator, running against Arnold Schwarzenegger in the race to be California governor.

Sports Tiger Woods says he'll play in Honda Classic next week
Author: 0 Tiger Woods says he'll play in Honda Classic next week

About all he had were options. I have a auto dealership, a candy shop (Bubba's Sweet Spot on Palafox) and a baseball team, so we would have had something to do. Only Dustin Johnson - who shot a seven-under-par 64 - had a better round than Watson on Saturday. He was just warming up. "It was kind of a roller coaster today", said Cantlay, who had four birdies and bogeys on the second and eighth holes.

Sports Kings lead World past United States 155-124 in Rising Stars game
Author: 0 Kings lead World past United States 155-124 in Rising Stars game

Nearly everything at the NBA All-Stars match being held over the weekend in Los Angeles this year is much the same like in previous editions, but there's one aspect that is radically different. "I trust him with the ball", Kings head coach Dave Joerger said. "But I've still got a long way to go". The biggest cheers at Staples Center went to Lakers youngsters Kuzma and Brandon Ingram on the USA team.

Sports Williamson in the runs as New Zealand beat England
Author: 0 Williamson in the runs as New Zealand beat England

Should New Zealand lose on Friday, England could, of course, still qualify on run rate with a win on Sunday, but it just looks so unlikely at the moment. Hales smashed pace bowler Trent Boult for 20 off his second over and eventually hit hit three sixes and six fours, including a huge hit over the boundary from a pull shot off the left-hander.

Sports Pro golfer Bill Haas involved in deadly California crash
Author: 0 Pro golfer Bill Haas involved in deadly California crash

The driver of the auto Haas was travelling in - a member of the family with whom the world No.67 and his family were staying for the PGA Tour event this week - was pronounced dead at the scene. According to Golf Channel , Gibello was friends with Haas' swing coach, Billy Harmon, and was instrumental in bringing the 2017 Walker Cup and 2023 U.S.

Sports India dominate to clinch series
Author: 0 India dominate to clinch series

According to the toss report from the center, South Africa won the toss and made a decision to Bowl first. In his next over he claimed the wicket of the unsafe Shreyas Iyer , caught behind by Heinrich Klaasen for 30, leaving India on 240/6 with 5 overs left in their innings.

Sports Olympic Alpine skiing women's slalom postponed due to strong wind in PyeongChang
Author: 0 Olympic Alpine skiing women's slalom postponed due to strong wind in PyeongChang

Breitfuss will compete again on Friday, February 16, in Super Giant Slalom and will close his performance in giant slalom on Saturday, February 17, while his teammate Timo Juhani Gronlund, 30, will compete in cross-country skiing. The super-G Olympic champion is one of the speed merchants who would have been looking to build a lead on the downhill run to make up for the advantage the more technical skiiers would have in the later slalom stage.

Sports Everton up to ninth with easy win over Palace
Author: 0 Everton up to ninth with easy win over Palace

Allardyce defended his on-loan centre-half Eliaquim Mangala after his hard debut at the heart of the defence against Arsenal . That form line is starting to really test the patience of the Eagles fans, and a lot of them have run out of it where the striker is concerned.

Sports Teen Gerard wins slopestyle snowboarding for USA's 1st gold medal
Author: 0 Teen Gerard wins slopestyle snowboarding for USA's 1st gold medal

A win would make him the youngest American to ever win a medal in snowboarding at the Winter Games . Canada's Max Parrot , the top qualifier, stomped his tricks in the final run of the contest, but it wasn't enough to unseat Gerard . His first two attempts weren't quite up to standards, and Gerard and the other athletes were plagued by raging winds. "We've been training so hard and to be out on Olympic ice for the first time, we are really happy with it", Maia said.

Sports Clemson projected as No. 3 seed in NCAA tournament
Author: 0 Clemson projected as No. 3 seed in NCAA tournament

But in the eyes of the NCAA Tournament selection committee, the Spartans still have work to do become a No. 1 or a No. 2 seed in next month's tournament . 1 seed and ultimately leap Purdue on the seed list". With Duke , Clemson and North Carolina also included, the ACC comprised 25 percent of the top 16.

Sports Six Nations preview: Scotland v France
Author: 0 Six Nations preview: Scotland v France

At least France were spared the injury-time despair they suffered from their last-gasp defeat courtesy of Jonny Sexton's long-range drop goal on the opening weekend. The introduction of Ryan Wilson will help in this department and Huw Jones may find more space now he has moved out to 13, but can their tight-five forwards also punch holes in this French defence? Thomas beat three defenders easily down the left to score a sensational individual try.

Sports South Africa's Ramaphosa: ANC Working to Resolve Fate of Zuma
Author: 0 South Africa's Ramaphosa: ANC Working to Resolve Fate of Zuma

The uneasiness was heightened after the state of the nation address was for the first time postponed indefinitely last week. Addressing an ANC rally in the eastern province of Mpumalanga, Gwede Mantashe said ANC officials should be fearless and must be able to make hard decisions, but leaders had a duty to "analyze and mitigate risks".

Sports The Shirtless, Oiled-Up Tongan Flag-Bearer Is Back
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And just like previous Olympics , Taufatofua's greased-up entrance at the opening ceremony lit up social media. He also crowdfunded his journey and qualified on the last day of the Olympic trials, Teen Vogue reported. The shorts are cute, but keep in mind this is an award for "tropes" I'm handing out here - you know, as in more than one. "But what it is, is that I don't give up".

Sports Yoel Romero misses weight on first try for UFC 221
Author: 0 Yoel Romero misses weight on first try for UFC 221

The Cuban tipped the scales at 188.3 pounds in his first attempt, over the 185 pound limit. After spending time in the sauna, Romero stripped bare and weighed in at 187.7 pounds and was visibly annoyed. Romero, who had never missed weight in his career, came in well over the 185lb limit for his interim title fight against Luke Rockhold . Rockhold, a Soquel High alum and former middleweight champion, was initially scheduled to fight Robert Whittaker, the current champ.