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Sports GOP Congressman Calls for VA Secretary Shulkin to Resign
Author: 0 GOP Congressman Calls for VA Secretary Shulkin to Resign

The investigation of Shulkin's European trip found several other "serious derelictions", the Veterans Affairs inspector general said in a report on its website. Shulkin is the latest current or former member of the Trump administration to be mired in controversy over their travel practices. Trump's first secretary of Health and Human Services, Tom Price, resigned in September after revelations that he had spent at least $400,000 on private charter flights.

Sports Winter Olympics: British IOC member expelled from Games over altercation
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: British IOC member expelled from Games over altercation

Adam Pengilly, a former skeleton slider, will leave the Winter Games immediately after an alleged altercation with a guard. Pengilly, a former skeleton world silver medallist, was elected a member of the International Olympic Committee in 2010 and has been a vocal critic of the body's handling of the Russian doping scandal.

Sports Lindsey Vonn finishes in sixth place in women's super-G
Author: 0 Lindsey Vonn finishes in sixth place in women's super-G

The first skier to take on the course at the event in PyeongChang , Vonn started out strong but lost her momentum with one late turn that made her slide off-course, adding to her final time . Vonn, 33, will look to become Alpine Skiing's oldest female Olympic medalist with a podium effort. Vonn is set to compete in the downhill event on Tuesday.

Sports Dwyane Wade Doesn't Want A Farewell Tour, Will Be In Miami 'Forever'
Author: 0 Dwyane Wade Doesn't Want A Farewell Tour, Will Be In Miami 'Forever'

At 39-16, they hold the best record in the Eastern Conference. Upon returning to the place dubbed " Wade County" in honor of his place in Miami lore, Wade said that he would be playing with the Heat until he decides to retire. Even without restrictions, Wade is just a fringe option in most 12-team leagues. "(Tuesday) is the first game against Toronto and we have to try to create and plan and execute it".

Sports Johnny Manziel returning to football with Spring League
Author: 0 Johnny Manziel returning to football with Spring League

I would love to watch Manziel play again, even in a lower level professional league. "I miss the competition". The league , which held its inaugural season past year, features four teams - North, South, East, West - which play two games each.

Sports Despite Loss, US Buoyed By Effort Against Canada
Author: 0 Despite Loss, US Buoyed By Effort Against Canada

Poulin will likely get a chance to strut his stuff either in the next game against the Czech Republic (Friday, 10:10 p.m. ET) or against South Korea (Sunday, 7:10 a.m. We're all getting used to new systems and all that. It was poetic, in a murky sort of way, that the game ended with a pile of bodies pushing, shoving, kicking and clawing in front of the Canadian goal.

Sports Could Las Vegas host the NFL Draft?
Author: 0 Could Las Vegas host the NFL Draft?

NFL reporters are saying the 2019 or 2020 NFL Draft could be in a city in Northeast Ohio. Kansas City has inched one step closer to potentially hosting a future NFL Draft. Four of the finalists are home to NFL franchises while Canton is the home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame . The 2017 draft in Philadelphia, the first time a host city held the draft outside, set an attendance record for the event.

Sports Olivier Giroud sends message to Chelsea FC fans about Eden Hazard
Author: 0 Olivier Giroud sends message to Chelsea FC fans about Eden Hazard

Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez has been one of the Premier League's top performers in recent seasons, and is apparently keen on moving to greener pastures. "The games coming up, looking at the calendar, this is our period. I needed a new challenge and Chelsea was the flawless club for me", he said, as quoted by the Mirror .

Sports Rep Maloney calls for full investigation of White House aide Rob Porter
Author: 0 Rep Maloney calls for full investigation of White House aide Rob Porter

Mrs. Sanders took the unusual step of stating that the president himself had "literally dictated" to her the statement that he supports victims. Porter's last day at the White House was Thursday, and Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah described him as having been "terminated" in that day's news briefing.

Sports Jason Kelce goes on epic rant as Eagles celebrate Super Bowl win
Author: 0 Jason Kelce goes on epic rant as Eagles celebrate Super Bowl win

While both teams were the top seeds in their respective conferences going into the big game, with both teams going 13-3 on the season, very few gave the Eagles a legitimate shot to win. However, there is another 4th down call that Pederson made that nobody seems to remember but they should as this play ultimately decided the outcome in the Eagles favor.

Sports India won by 9 wickets at Centurion
Author: 0 India won by 9 wickets at Centurion

South Africa , playing without any spinners, looked out of ideas to stop the two with no variety in their bowling. The series is now well poised with India leading 3-1. So, they too lead of the series. Following these fixtures against India , South Africa will take on Australia in a four-match Test series, with the first Test scheduled to begin in Durban on March 1.

Sports Serena positive about Fed Cup doubles loss
Author: 0 Serena positive about Fed Cup doubles loss

The loss was of no effect to the United States team, who had already won three matches in the best-of-five tie to progress to the semi-finals against France in April, but it was a useful workout for Williams as she continues to get used to parenthood.

Sports Team Canada gets its first gold medal of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics
Author: 0 Team Canada gets its first gold medal of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics

The first team event was the men's short program, where Nathan Chen placed the United States in fourth, earningseven points. Truth is, he had help. "We've really bonded during these competitions". "This is my experience of being Canadian , and the experience I want for my daughters". Chan scored a season-best 179.75, but he fell once, put his hand to the ice on another jump and cut short a combination.

Sports Eric Radford becomes first out athlete to win gold at Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Eric Radford becomes first out athlete to win gold at Winter Olympics

Eric Radford is one of 14 openly gay athletes competing in PyeongChang , but thanks to his superb skating in South Korea, he's the only one from that group who can claim to be the first with winter gold. Both Rippon and Radford join a long line of LGBTQ Olympians , dating back to Germany's Otto Peltzer in 1928, who was later imprisoned by the Nazis during the Holocaust.

Sports United States of America men's hockey team loses to Slovenia in Olympics debut
Author: 0 United States of America men's hockey team loses to Slovenia in Olympics debut

A 2-0 lead, on goals by Brian O'Neill and Jordan Greenway, didn't really seem to do Team USA's performance total justice as Slovenia didn't get a lot going in their offensive zone. But will little time left in the game Wednesday, Mursak lingered toward the front of the United States goal crease, near goalie Ryan Zapolski. Even though the Americans came into the third period with the 2-0 lead, the team was sloppy as they allowed Slovenia to put 11 shots on goal.

Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane not thinking about his Real Madrid future

England worldwide Harry Kane has seen his performances get much praise over the last 18 months, and many believe that he has among the world's elite, especially when it comes to his goal return. We know how hard it is going to be but I want to see a great PSG . Other players, too, above all those that spoke Spanish and Portuguese - they're similar languages.

Sports Engler: ESPN's MSU report 'a sensationalized package'
Author: 0 Engler: ESPN's MSU report 'a sensationalized package'

Engler called the report "a sensationalized package of reporting", according to Murphy. He also noted that Dantonio and Izzo have been asked to "refrain from comment" while the school is in the reviewing process. "I think rather than act quickly and in the heat of the moment, I hope we listen for some time and reflect on what can be done to fix the problem", he said.

Sports Kane, Eriksen thrilled with comeback in Turin:
Author: 0 Kane, Eriksen thrilled with comeback in Turin: "It showed character"

But we showed great character and I feel so proud". We are a young team in this competition. "When you see a performance like that, to re-group and to comeback and play as they did, it was a controlled performance. Buffon got his fingertips to a scuffed Kane drive, but could do nothing when the England worldwide sprung the offside trap on an Alli through ball and dribbled round to score from a tight angle.

Sports Winter Olympics: Scotty James makes Pyeongchang snowboard halfpipe final
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: Scotty James makes Pyeongchang snowboard halfpipe final

As we will soon come to realize, slopestyle is the Olympic event we all deserve. "I've left a lot in the tank for tomorrow and I'm feeling really good in the pipe", he told Channel Seven. His strength, perseverance, and heart- a surgically-repaired heart- has earned him a place at four consecutive Winter Olympics . But the debate in snowboarding has a distinct set of layers, partly because the riders' tricks are progressing so quickly - what is flawless, then? - and partly because White, ...

Sports Woods aims to reverse Riviera fortunes
Author: 0 Woods aims to reverse Riviera fortunes

Tiger Woods continues to play down expectations as his return from back surgery takes its next step at the Genesis Open . The golf legend will get another chance at the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles this week, marking his second PGA tournament this season.

Sports US Olympian suffers horror crash in Luge event
Author: 0 US Olympian suffers horror crash in Luge event

Associated Press reported that Sweeney, who was competing in her first Winter Olympics , was quickly attended to by medical personal. She was able to get up and walk off without help and said she was OK . "I'm okay", she told reporters. "It's pretty brutal, but I wanted to get the last word". It's a bummer, for sure, and I know that I'm better than that.

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

The 71-year-old driver of the Ferrari was killed. Haas' father, Jay, later told Golf Channel that his son had been released from UCLA Medical Center with pain and swelling in his legs, but no broken bones, and was expected to make a full recovery.