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Sixth-ranked Purdue hopes to roar past Penn St.

Sixth-ranked Purdue hopes to roar past Penn St.

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Ten days ago, No. 6 Purdue stood alone atop the Big Ten Conference standings. Following consecutive one-possession losses to two fellow title contenders in No. 8 Ohio State on Feb. 7 and No. 2 Michigan State on Feb. 10 as well as a four-point loss at Wisconsin on Thursday, the Boilermakers (23-5, 12-3 Big Ten) now find themselves on the outside looking in for the conference regular season championship at 1 1/2 games behind the league-leading Spartans. Purdue looks to regain momentum heading into postseason play but must get through one of the hottest teams in the conference to do so Sunday when it hosts Penn State. The Nittany Lions (19-9, 9-6) have won four straight and six of their last seven conference games, including a 79-56 victory over Ohio State on Thursday....
Serena Williams surprises Black Girls Code group at 'Black Panther' screening

Serena Williams surprises Black Girls Code group at 'Black Panther' screening

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Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Moviegoers in San Francisco were surprised by one of the best athletes of all time Thursday when Serena Williams showed up at a screening of Black Panther.Williams -- and husband Alexis Ohanian -- rented out a theater for the movie's premier at AMC Van Ness 14. They invited a group of girls from Black Girls Code, a group devoted to introducing computer coding lessons to young girls from underrepresented communities.The 23-time Grand Slam champion posted a video of the surprise screening on her Instagram account. Ohanian also posted a video on social media."We are live, actually going to the Black Panther movie," Williams said in the video. "Of course we are super excited. We have a surprise, so stay tuned. I'm actually going to sign off so stay tuned. We have a really fun ...
Teenager Atkin wins GB's first ever skiing medal – highlights & round-up

Teenager Atkin wins GB's first ever skiing medal – highlights & round-up

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Media playback is not supported on this device XXIII Olympic Winter GamesVenue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 FebruaryCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Full coverage timesIzzy Atkin won a historic bronze in the women's ski slopestyle to claim Great Britain's second medal of the Winter Olympics.The 19-year-old, born in the United States, scored 84.60 on a strong final run to claim a first British Winter Olympic medal on skis.Switzerland's Sarah Hoefflin won gold with a score of 91.20 and compatriot Mathilde Gremaud took silver."I'm speechless and stoked to win the bronze," Atkin said.Fellow Briton Katie Summerhayes finished seventh in the final.Live coverage of day eightThe...
Chad Johnson negotiates with daughter for $2K in cash for birthday

Chad Johnson negotiates with daughter for $2K in cash for birthday

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Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson revealed what it looks like when he has birthday negotiations with his daughter Friday on Twitter.Cha'iel Johnson turned 13-years-old on Friday.Her six-time Pro Bowler dad posted a photo of his back-and-forth with his daughter about what she wanted for her birthday.It went down like this:Chad: "Happy birthday my love. What you want for your birthday?"Cha'iel: "$ 4,000 cash and Gucci clothes and a Gucci head band."Chad: "But I wear clothes from Target though and I still be fresh?" Johnson responded.Cha'iel: "You asked me what I want and I told you now what?"Chad: "How about 2k cash and I get Gucci free so that's feasible."Cha'iel: "Perfect. But a Gucci head band and clothes."Advantage, Cha'iel.Johnson posted a message aft...
‘It’s so wrong’ – Hector Bellerin slams Arsenal Fan TV and accuses supporters of 'feeding off failure'

‘It’s so wrong’ – Hector Bellerin slams Arsenal Fan TV and accuses supporters of 'feeding off failure'

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Arsenal right-back Hector BellerinFriday, February 16, 2018Arsenal star Hector Bellerin has hit out at Arsenal Fan TV during his appearance at the Oxford Union.The YouTube channel that has over 670,000 subscribers and videos that have been viewed nearly 400,000,000 times, regularly goes viral with post-match fan interviews.A host of regular supporters are often extremely critical of players and performances, especially with the Gunners’ fall from Premier League title contenders to top four hopefuls.But Bellerin slammed the channel in a question and answer session, insisting they were just feeding off the club’s failure and trying to make money.“I don't think there's players who go on the internet to watch Arsenal Fan TV,”he said when asked what the Arsenal squad made of the Youtube channel