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February 19, 2018 12:09 PM Fergie’s rendition of U.S. anthem at NBA All-Star game confuses, amuses

While Fergie was on pitch, her tempo, musical accompaniment and sexy delivery of the “Star-Spangled Banner” were not exactly typical for a sporting event or a patriotic song. LOS ANGELES—Fergie tried something different with her national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game, and not everybody was cheering. The Black Eyed Peas singer’s slow, bluesy rendition 7

February 18, 2018 10:51 PM Marcel Hirscher of Austria takes second gold of Games with giant slalom win, gold medal

Hirscher has a good chance at a third gold medal in his best event, the slalom, scheduled for Thursday. He earlier won the Alpine combined. PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—Marcel Hirscher has turned his domination in the giant slalom into a second gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 28-year-old Austrian star extended his first-run lead to win, by a huge margin 11

February 18, 2018 1:03 PM Homan’s roller-coaster ride continues with improbable win over Swiss

PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—Deep breaths, everyone. Deep breaths, shake it out, go for a walk. Usually at the Olympics, you don’t have to start living and dying with every damned stone thrown in the curling, if you are Canadian. Usually you can ease into it a little. But these Olympics are different. Kevin Koe’s rink losing two straight; eh, it happens 11

February 17, 2018 11:01 PM Southampton bounces West Bromwich Albion from FA Cup

The Baggies sacked two executives this week, had four players face a theft rap in Spain and were ousted from the FA Cup by Southhampton LONDON—Misfortune comes in threes, so the saying goes, and West Bromwich Albion knows it well. Capping a miserable week, West Brom was dumped from the FA Cup by Southampton, a 2-1 winner in the fifth round on Saturday 8

February 17, 2018 12:28 PM After Olympic debut, Canada’s Keegan Messing reflects on winding road to Pyeongchang

The Canadian figure skater scored a respectable 12th-place finish in the men’s event on Saturday. “I can’t be more proud to wear the Maple Leaf,” he said. PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—That part about his great-great-grandfather jumping off a ship in the 19th century and swimming to the British Columbia coast — probably folklore, an exaggeration as often 9

February 17, 2018 5:24 AM Patrick Chan ends Olympic career with ninth place in Pyeongchang

Chan, the three-time world champion who helped Canada win gold in the team event, triples second quad in shaky skate. Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu and Shoma Uno take gold and silver medals respectively, with Spain’s Javier Fernandez in third. GANGNEUNG, South Korea—Canada’s Patrick Chan finished ninth in his final Olympic appearance. Skating to Jeff Buckley’s 8

February 16, 2018 5:59 AM Patrick Chan heads into Olympic long program in sixth place after falling on triple Axel

The 27-year-old Toronto native said after his skate that he was ‘blessed with good skating skills but not good triple Axel skills.’ GANGEUNG, SOUTH KOREA—The triple Axel that has plagued Patrick Chan’s career proved his downfall once again. The three-time world champion fell on the jump in his short program, and heads into Saturday’s long program in sixth 8

February 14, 2018 2:51 PM Canadian doubles lugers Walker and Snith finish 5th at Pyeongchang Games

Germany’s Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt defended their Olympic gold from 2014. Austria’s Peter Penz and Georg Fischler took silver, while Germans Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken finished with bronze. PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA—Canada’s Tristan Walker and Justin Snith finished fifth in the doubles luge competition Wednesday at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 6

February 13, 2018 7:34 PM Watch robot skiers race down snowy slopes

8 teams compete for $10,000 prize in the Ski Robot Challenge in South Korea Robots of all shapes and sizes skied, and in some cases tumbled, down a course at the Welli Hilli ski resort, an hour's drive west of Pyeongchang. Robot Tae Kwon V skies during the Ski Robot Challenge at a ski resort in Hoenseong, South Korea, February 12, 2018. Eight robotics 10

February 13, 2018 7:00 PM Olympian Chloe Kim makes headlines for love of churros and ice cream . . . and winning gold

Plus, an American curler raises eyebrows on social media for an uncanny resemblance to a video game icon. A round-up of the quirky and viral at the Pyeongchang Games. From Olympians downing pre-gold medal breakfast sandwiches to spectators jumping on the curling bandwagon, the Olympics are the viral gift that just keeps on giving. Snowboarder Chloe Kim has some sage advice 9