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Dr. Patricia Quinlisk, the department's medical director, said none of the three women became ill enough to need a hospital. "We've only had one cancellation", Dana Sokoloski from The Art of Travel said. Those considering becoming pregnant should talk to their health care providers before travelling to the Olympics, the agency said. About a dozen people in Saskatchewan showing possible symptoms have been tested for the Zika Virus, and on Thursday the province announced the first positive ...
  • Tyler Boyd unimpressive at NFL Combine

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    Ohio State linebacker Darron Lee ended up with the fastest 40-yard dash for a linebacker. Joey Bosa ran a disappointing 4.89 40-yard dash at the combine. All in all the NFL Combine just spotlighted the talent and athleticism that will be on display for years to come in the NFL. At 6-4 and 230 pounds, he has a lean build and might lack a true position at the next level.
  • Todd McShay's 2016 NFL Mock Draft 3.0

    Todd McShay's 2016 NFL Mock Draft 3.0

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    Or if you have a guy that doesn't change directions as well and then he does a good short shuttle or the three-cone or something like that". Each team gets a select number of meetings with the future rookies, so when you hear of players meeting with teams, it's a pretty big deal.
  • Alex Mack Voids Contract With Browns, Return Remains 'Very Probable'

    Alex Mack Voids Contract With Browns, Return Remains 'Very Probable'

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    Alex Mack has snapped the ball into the Browns' court. Mack has voided the last three years of his contract with the Cleveland Browns, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports . However, Mack has roots in Cleveland. The Browns were expecting Mack to opt out and used a first-round draft choice previous year on offensive lineman Cameron Erving to replace him if he left.
  • Lindsey Vonn Fractured Her Knee, Then Set a Record Like a Boss

    Lindsey Vonn Fractured Her Knee, Then Set a Record Like a Boss

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    Gut could only place 16th meaning that she took 15 points to move to within eight points of the stricken Vonn in the overall standings. Lindsey Vonn has had her share of mishaps on the slopes in recent years, including missing the 2014 Winter Olympics thanks to an ACL tear.
  • Chris Jones runs into a wardrobe malfunction at combine

    Chris Jones runs into a wardrobe malfunction at combine

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    It didn't, ummm, quite keep everything in place. Now our combine won't include bench presses or interviews, instead how about a hot dog 40-yard dash. Hopefully those will go a little more according to plan and his spandex will hold up a lot better in those drills . You can see vision of the incident here (WARNING: graphic content).
  • Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers agree to a four-year deal

    Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers agree to a four-year deal

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    Terms have yet to be disclosed. It's safe to assume Crosby is in that ballpark - and deserves to be after becoming almost automatic since his 2012 slump. Crosby will start his 10th season in Green Bay this 2016 season. He also made all four of his playoff attempts to set the National Football League record for consecutive postseason field goals without a miss (20).
  • Barcelona VP calls out Cristiano Ronaldo for teammate criticism

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    Ronaldo's comments have also been defended by club captain Sergio Ramos, who said: "I don't think he wanted to attack any of his team-mates but perhaps he did not express his opinion in the best way". "Atletico keep growing, building towards a better future, with young players who will improve". Madrid remains in contention for the Champions League, leading Roma 2-0 from the first leg of their last-16 tie.
  • Stephen Curry Injury: Updates on Warriors Star's Ankle and Return

    Stephen Curry Injury: Updates on Warriors Star's Ankle and Return

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    Forward Kevin Durant had 37 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Thunder (41-18). The reigning MVP scored at least 30 points in all four games during the week, matching a career-best streak, while becoming the first Warrior since Rick Barry in 1967 to score at least 40 points in three-straight contests (Feb.
  • Former Wisconsin Star Sam Dekker Does Not Regret NBA Decision

    Former Wisconsin Star Sam Dekker Does Not Regret NBA Decision

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    The Wisconsin forward averaged 19.2 points and 5.5 rebounds during the Badgers' run to the national championship game and parlayed that momentum into a first round selection in the 2015 NBA Draft. "He didn't force anything, he just let the game come to him", coach Jason Kidd said. After playing just three games, Dekker underwent back surgery in November and played five rehab games with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the D-League before he goes the call to rejoin the Rockets.
  • Warriors' Stephen Curry questionable Tuesday against Atlanta

    Warriors' Stephen Curry questionable Tuesday against Atlanta

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    It was the fifth straight win for the Spurs, who are 50-9 and on pace for their best season ever. But let's first talk about what Curry did. That means if Curry sinks the 5 three-pointers he's averaging per game this year, he'll finish the season with 408 threes, putting his own record way out of reach.
  • Real Madrid is out of La Liga title race: Zinedine Zidane

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    It also leaves Los Blancos languishing in third position in the La Liga table, four points behind second-placed Atletico and nine behind leaders Barcelona which has a game in hand. La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty that would have been the difference in Real Madrid's draw with Malaga . "We had more chances than them and deserved to win", he said.
  • Arsenal get another FA Cup home draw and conspiracies emerge on Twitter

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    The draw means, Wenger's side will travel to the KC Stadium in Hull for an FA Cup replay game, amidst a busy fixture schedule. Scrapping replays in the FA Cup are  among measures being considered to trim the fixture list in English soccer although Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said Friday that he wanted them to stay.
  • U.S. Soccer reveals new crest

    U.S. Soccer reveals new crest

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    The United States Soccer Federation unveiled its first major rebranding in over a decade today (29 February) in a guerrilla marketing style launch that bypassed traditional news media in favor of virtual reality. he United States Soccer Federation unveiled its first major rebranding in over a decade today (29 February) in a guerrilla marketing style launch that bypassed traditional news media in favor of virtual reality.
  • Peyton Manning to acknowledge retirement

    Peyton Manning to acknowledge retirement

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    He owns the record for the most passing touchdowns (539) in pro football history and is the NFL's career leader in passing yards with 71,940. Other reports suggest that the Broncos have not yet been informed of Manning's decision. If Manning, who is 26 days shy of his 40th birthday, returns to the Broncos, Osweiler would likely enter the free-agent market on March 9 seeking a starting quarterback position elsewhere.
  • NBA Stars React to Steph Curry's Historic Night

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    Which, of course, he did, from 38 feet out. Or 2 feet, really. 'Never before seen someone like him the history of ball!' Nothing lasts forever in the world of professional sports, appreciate what we are seeing now, because it may never happen again.
  • Stephen Curry hits 32-foot three to beat Thunder

    Stephen Curry hits 32-foot three to beat Thunder

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    In both meetings against the Warriors this season, Durant has shown that few teams - including Golden State - have an answer for him when he is on, which is more often than not. the World is increasingly becoming an uneven match. 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...
  • Marcus Rashford reflects on "amazing" debut

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    The young Mancunian pounced on a poor clearance by Arsenal centre-back Gabriel to slot in his first Premier League goal, then waltzed into space to powerfully head in Jesse Lingard's floated cross.
  • Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry impresses at NFL combine

    Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry impresses at NFL combine

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    All the other drills, I'm doing really good at. Two years ago, analytics were a factor in the Vikings deciding to take running back Jerick McKinnon, who was a top performer in four of the seven combine tests, in the third round over Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman.
  • Novak Djokovic retires from Dubai quarter-finals against Feliciano Lopez

    Novak Djokovic retires from Dubai quarter-finals against Feliciano Lopez

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    Djokovic, who wears contact lenses, was broken in the first game of the match. “I think I got a bit of food poisoning last night”. The retirement represents the first time he has failed to make a final since Doha in January 2015. The only scare he faced was when serving for the match in the eighth game of the second set. The two will battle each other for the first time since the Aussie's on-court sledge at the Swiss past year at the Montreal Masters.
  • Look Blackhawks beat Capitals 3-2

    Look Blackhawks beat Capitals 3-2

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    Centers Marcus Johansson and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored for the Capitals. Braden Holtby made 20 saves in only his seventh loss in 51 games this season. The Blackhawks responded 31 seconds later, with Kane making the most of a terrific pass from defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk.
  • NBA Recap: San Antonio Spurs Smash Houston Rockets to Reach 50th Victory

    NBA Recap: San Antonio Spurs Smash Houston Rockets to Reach 50th Victory

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    Rockets guard James Harden helped Houston cut the deficit to 43-31 with a floating jumper at the 3:13 mark of the second quarter, but the Spurs answered with a knockout 16-0 run that bridged the middle periods. Oklahoma City led by 12 in the fourth quarter before the Warriors rallied. Hassan Whiteside had 13 points, 15 rebounds and eight blocks. Rockets: C Clint Capela missed his second games in a row with a sprained right foot....
  • Stephen Curry ties National Basketball Association record with 12 3-pointers in a game

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    From calling him just a perimeter player to saying he wouldn't handle the tough defenses of previous eras was spouted throughout the media. "I got a good rhythm dribbling up and found a good spot to take off from", Curry said . He hit numerous deep three-pointers in this game and Oklahoma City had no answer for his game. Catcher Stephen Vogt, whose wife is a high school basketball coach in Washington State, has long had a fascination with the game, although until recently it was more ...
  • Rashford powers Man Utd to victory

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    Teenage sensation Marcus Rashford maintained his stunning start to his Manchester United career with two goals on his Barclays Premier League debut to deal a major blow to Arsenal's dwindling title hopes. Mesut Ozil was the architect with an inch-perfect free kick from midway inside the United half and Welbeck, who eluded his marker Marcos Rojo too easily, guided a header past David de Gea from 10 yards.