LOS ANGELES — The NBA’s latest experiment will finally yield results Sunday night, as the 67th All-Star Game—the first to feature rosters drafted by All-Stars themselves—will take place in L.A. LeBron James’s squad has a formidable one-two punch with him and Kevin Durant in the starting lineup, but …See the original posting at 2018 NBA All-Star Game Preview: Best Storylines to Watch
Donovan Mitchell is your 2018 Slam Dunk Contest winner, topping Larry Nance in the Finals. It was an average dunk contest with a few decent slams and a lot of stuff we’ve seen before, especially Nance’s homages to his dad. (Those have a cool backstory, at least.) Mitchell had a few polarizing dunks, …See the original posting at NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2018 recap: Donovan Mitchell tops Larry Nance Jr.
There are no participation medals at the Olympics, only medals. Nobody knows that better than Lindsey Vonn, who finished off the podium in the super-G on Saturday in South Korea. After the race was over, Vonn took to Twitter to express her frustration for the outcome of the race.
Frustrating to be …See the original posting at Lindsey Vonn answers Trump-supporting Twitter trolls at the Winter Olympics
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the 7.2 magnitude quake struck near the town of Pinotepa in Oaxaca state at about 5:30 p.m. Friday. A magnitude 5.9 aftershock also centered in Oaxaca struck about an hour later, and was followed by a series of smaller aftershocks throughout the night and nex …See the original posting at Military helicopter crashes in Mexico, killing 14 quake survivors on the ground
Lindsey Vonn didn’t medal in Super-G but she’s not defeated at 2018 Winter Olympics
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — One turn. One lousy turn.
That was the difference between Lindsey Vonn and another Olympic medal, possibly even a gold. She looked heavenward after she c …See the original posting at Lindsey Vonn didn’t medal in Super-G but she’s not defeated at 2018 Winter Olympics
The NBA Slam Dunk Contest, for better or worse, has seen some things. All-Star Weekend’s most popular event has produced iconic moments and built up legendary players … but it has had some real duds, too.
This year’s All-Star events begin on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 8 p.m. ET on TNT.
The Dunk Conte …See the original posting at NBA Dunk Contest 2018 rules: A history of all the ways they’ve changed
In an unprecedented move Friday, First Lady Melania Trump went against tradition and traveled to Marine One without her husband.
While it is protocol for the first couple to walk across the White House South Lawn together, before the Trumps headed to Parkland, Florida to meet with victims of the ma …See the original posting at Melania Trump breaks precedent again, doesn’t walk to Marine One with the president
13 Die After Helicopter Surveying Earthquake Damage Crashes In Mexico
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Thirteen people died and 15 were injured Friday night after a military helicopter carrying government officials assessing earthquake damage crashed in southern …See the original posting at 13 Die After Helicopter Surveying Earthquake Damage Crashes In Mexico
(CNN) First lady Melania Trump eschewed the traditional South Lawn couple’s walk to Marine One on Friday amid another adultery allegation scandal, opting instead to drive separately ahead of President Donald Trump.
“With her schedule it was easier to meet him on the plane,” Stephanie Grisham, the f …See the original posting at Melania Trump arrives solo to air base as first couple heads to Florida
“She could never put it all together,” Italy’s Sofia Goggia, who finished 11th Saturday, said of Ledecka. “But today she did.”
Ledecka cruised across the finish line, and a giant No. 1 flashed next to her name. A dumbfounded crowd at first seemed stunned silent.
Veith said, “My first reaction was, …See the original posting at Snowboarder Ester Ledecka Shocks Lindsey Vonn and the Super-G Field