BYU baseball: clutch hitting, pitching leads to 10-8 win; claim of series at CSUN

Key hitting and pitching came through Monday for BYU baseball to claim the season’s first series at CSUN with a 10-8 victory. David Clawson’s two-out single drove in Brennon Anderson for the eventual winning run in the eighth inning, which enabled relievers Bo Burrup and Drew Zimmerman to secure the win and a save, respectively. “Our guys did a nice job today fighting through tough weather conditions and a tough team,” BYU coach Mike Littlewood said. “Our pitching staff did a nice job piecing together nine innings. I was especially proud of Blake Inouye and his 3.2 innings. Those innings bridged the gap, kept the game close and allowed us… Read More

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Teen Mom OG: See the Moment Pregnant Amber Portwood Discovers the Sex of Her Baby

Amber Portwood couldn’t contain her pride when her OB-GYN told her she was carrying a “stubborn” little boy. The Teen Mom OG star went in for an ultrasound with her boyfriend Andrew Glennon and her mother Tonya Portwood on Monday night’s episode of the MTV show. “Is your little girl excited about having a baby?” her doctor asked while attempting to get a good view of the fetus. “Yeah, she said she wanted a little baby brother,” Portwood, 27, said of her daughter Leah, who she shares with ex-boyfriend Gary Shirley. After several moments of trying to see whether she was carrying a boy or a girl, Portwood was asked… Read More

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Ex-workers at Russian ‘troll factory’ trust US indictment

By Naira Davlashayan and Irina Titova | Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — While Russian officials scoff at a U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, several people who worked at the same St. Petersburg “troll factory” say they think the criminal charges are well-founded. Marat Mindiyarov, a former commenter at the innocuously named Internet Research Agency, says the organization’s Facebook department hired people with excellent English skills to sway U.S. public opinion through an elaborate social media campaign. His own experience at the agency makes him trust the U.S. indictment, Mindiyarov told The Associated Press. “I believe that that’s how it was… Read More

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What’s the Difference Between Ice Dancing and Figure Skating? Olympian Evan Bates Explains

The Winter Olympics are here and buzz surrounding the worldwide competition is heating up. For many fans, figure skating events are an Olympic highlight, but every four years many people seem to have the same question: What’s the difference between figure skating and ice dancing? The short answer is that ice dancing falls under the broader umbrella category of figure skating. Leading up to the PyeongChang Olympics, PEOPLE sat down with 2018 Olympic ice dancer Evan Bates, whose partner is Madison Chock, to clarify some of the differences between figure skating and ice dancing. Keep Following PEOPLE’s Complete Coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics “Ice dancing has more restrictions,” Evan… Read More

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Trump endorses Romney for US Senate seat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah’s Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship. The GOP’s presidential nominee in 2012, Romney announced last week he would seek the nomination to replace retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch. In a tweet Monday night, Trump wrote, “He will make a great Senator and worthy successor to @OrrinHatch, and has my full support and endorsement!” Romney quickly accepted the endorsement via Twitter. .@MittRomney has announced he is running for the Senate from the wonderful State of Utah. He will make a great Senator and worthy successor to @OrrinHatch, and has my… Read More

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Flyers acquire goalie Petr Mrazek from Red Wings for two draft picks

The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired goaltender Petr Mrazek from the Detroit Red Wings for two conditional draft picks. The Red Wings will receive a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2018 NHL draft and a conditional third-round pick in 2019. UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings have traded G Petr Mrazek to the Philadelphia Flyers for a conditional 4th round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft and a conditional 3rd round pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. pic.twitter.com/nTR27IOfLM — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) February 20, 2018 More to come. …read more Source:: Sportsnet.ca       

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Arie Luyendyk Jr. Is Forced to Address His ‘Playboy’ Reputation During Tense Bachelor Hometowns

Bachelor Nation, we’ve made it to hometowns. On Monday night’s episode, Arie Luyendyk Jr. visits the final four contestants’ family homes — and lets it slip that he’s “falling” for each and everyone one of them. Here’s how it all went down. HOMETOWN DATE WITH KENDALL The first hometown date goes to Kendall, who is from Los Angeles. Kendall’s great, but she hasn’t exactly been a frontrunner this season — and even she seems surprised that she’s made it this far. “I definitely feel like Arie and my relationship started a little bit later than the most of the girls,” she admits. Translation: “I have no idea how I ended… Read More

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The German and Canadian bobsled teams both won gold medals in a rare tie — and they were thrilled for each other

The German and Canadian two-man bobsled teams tied for the gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. The last time there was a bobsled tie at the Olympics was 20 years ago, in Nagano, Japan. The German and Canadian teams stormed the bobsled track and hugged as they celebrated their dual win. When the German and Canadian two-man bobsled teams tied for the gold medal on Monday in Pyeongchang, they didn’t just celebrate — they celebrated together. After four runs down the bobsled track, Germany’s Francesco Friedrich and Thorsten Margis and Canada’s Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz finished with identical times down to the hundredth of a second, according… Read More

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Canada’s Cassie Sharpe wins gold medal in freestyle skiing halfpipe

BOKWANG, Korea, Republic Of — Canadian freestyle skier Cassie Sharpe has won gold in the women’s ski halfpipe competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Sharpe, from Comox, B.C., finished with a score of 95.80 on a cool, sunny morning at Phoenix Park. A golden moment for@CassieSharpe #PyeongChang2018 pic.twitter.com/NBwZ3lJujs — CBC Olympics (@CBCOlympics) February 20, 2018 France’s Marie Martinod took silver after crashing in her final run, guaranteeing Sharpe the top spot. American Brita Sigourney won bronze. Sharpe was the last skier to compete in the three-run final after winning the qualifying session a day earlier. She set the tone early in the final, getting a 94.40 in her first run… Read More

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