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awesome No American woman has landed a triple axel in an Olympics. Mirai Nagasu intends to try twice. Youth Olympic Games, Olympic Team, Figure Skating Olympics, Javier Fernandez, The Sporting Life, 2018 Winter Olympics, Ice Skating Dresses, Sports Stars, Team Usa

No American woman has landed a triple axel in an Olympics. Mirai Nagasu intends to try twice.

For U.S. figure skater considered a medal long shot, ‘it’s worth the risk.’

20 years later, figure skating's most amazing backflip remains amazing (and illegal). “I wanted to leave a trademark,” Surya Bonaly said after her defiant (and illegal) backflip at the 1998 Nagano Olympics. Ice Skating, Figure Skating, Roller Skating, The Sporting Life, I Want To Leave, Sports Website, Fox Sports, France, Journaling

Twenty years later, figure skating’s most famous back flip remains amazing (and illegal)

“I wanted to leave a trademark,” Surya Bonaly said after her defiant (and illegal) backflip at the 1998 Nagano Olympics.

I Can See For Myles And Myles (haiku) " Maryland's fail; play - a high major at home when - students are on break" Seton Hall Pirates center Romaro Gill fights for a rebound with Maryland Terrapins forward Bruno Fernando Seton Hall Basketball, Basketball Court, Selection Sunday, The Sporting Life, University Of Maryland, Sports Uniforms, Rebounding, Haiku, Pirates

Seton Hall basketball: Powell, Cale lead signature win at Maryland

5 takeaways on a victory that will sparkle on Selection Sunday.

Sister Jean, Media Queen (haiku) "Sister Jean's fifteen - minutes of fame can sometimes - need a full day's work" A nun has become the biggest star of the N. men’s basketball tournament. And she is loving every minute of it. A Day In Life, The Life, New York Times, Ny Times, The Sporting Life, 2018 Winter Olympics, Ncaa Tournament, Big Star, Photojournalism

Sister Jean, Media Queen (haiku) "Sister Jean's fifteen - minutes of fame can sometimes - need a full day's work" A 98-year-old nun has become the biggest star of the N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament. And she is loving every minute of it.

Merriam-Webster has updated its official Scrabble dictionary with hundreds of new words, including two coveted two-letter words: “ok” and “ew. Scrabble Words, Three Letter Words, The Sporting Life, New Words, Emoji, Lettering, Play, News, York

Over 300 New Words (haiku) "New Scrabble words: twerk, - emoji, sheeple, beatdown, - zen, sho, ew, qapik" You Can Play ‘Sheeple’ in Scrabble Now. Over 300 Other New Words, Too. - The New York Times

Merriam-Webster has updated its official Scrabble dictionary with hundreds of new words, including two coveted two-letter words: “ok” and “ew. Scrabble Words, Three Letter Words, The Sporting Life, New Words, Emoji, Lettering, Play, News, York

Over 300 New Words (haiku) "New Scrabble words: twerk, - emoji, sheeple, beatdown, - zen, sho, ew, qapik" You Can Play ‘Sheeple’ in Scrabble Now. Over 300 Other New Words, Too. - The New York Times

Merriam-Webster has updated its official Scrabble dictionary with hundreds of new words, including two coveted two-letter words: “ok” and “ew. Scrabble Words, Three Letter Words, The Sporting Life, New Words, Emoji, Lettering, Play, News, York

Over 300 New Words (haiku) "New Scrabble words: twerk, - emoji, sheeple, beatdown, - zen, sho, ew, qapik" You Can Play ‘Sheeple’ in Scrabble Now. Over 300 Other New Words, Too. - The New York Times

Pirates Scuttle Wildcats (haiku) "What's better than one - clutch last second three? Try three - clutch last second threes" Seton Hall's Myles Cale hit a go-ahead in overtime to help upset Kentucky The Sporting Life, Haiku, Kentucky, Pirates, Third, Basketball, Concert, Big, Children

Seton Hall upsets No. 9 Kentucky: Watch the three clutch shots that made for an insane overtime finish

Three of the most clutch shots this season may have all come in the same game.

Lindsey Vonn, the 2010 Female Athlete of the Year, holds the Stars and Stripes during the flower ceremony for the Women's super-G at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia. Lindsey Vonn Olympics, Lindsey Vonn Skiing, Mikaela Shiffrin, The Sporting Life, 2018 Winter Olympics, Olympic Athletes, Usa Today Sports, Great Women, Stunning Women

Lindsey Vonn, greatest women’s skier of all time, to retire after coming world championships

“My body is broken beyond repair,” Vonn said in announcing her decision.

Our Gaelic Tradition (haiku) "Hurling is played like - Lacrosse with sicks and balls but - much more violent" Tom Morrissey of Limerick and Paul Killeen of Galway face off in the All-Ireland senior hurling championship final in August The Sporting Life, Face Off, Lacrosse, Haiku, Reggae, Balls, Ireland, Culture, Flamingo

Hurling and camogie join flamenco, yoga and reggae in ranks of cultural treasures

The most Irish of sports have been granted worldwide recognition after the United Nations classed hurling and camogie as global protected cultural activities.Unesco, the UN educational, scientific and

Go Mud Ducks (haiku) "Minnesotans find - nonpareil success at the - winter olympics" The thrilling gold medal victory by the United States women’s hockey team capped a whirlwind 48 hours of Minnesota success at the Olympics. Hockey Teams, Ice Hockey, New Mehandi, The Sporting Life, Minnesota Home, 2018 Winter Olympics, Usa Sports, Team Cap, Olympic Games

Go Mud Ducks (haiku) "Minnesotans find - nonpareil success at the - winter olympics" The thrilling gold medal victory by the United States women’s hockey team capped a whirlwind 48 hours of Minnesota success at the Olympics.

Next Time Wear A Two Hooker (haiku) "It's hard to twizzle - after the hook on your top - unfastens itself" 'The whole thing could just pop off': South Korean figure skater battles wardrobe malfunction Red Slip Dress, The Sporting Life, Gangnam Style, Korean Star, Janet Jackson, Winter Olympics, Figure Skating, South Korea, Athlete

‘The whole thing could just pop off’: South Korean figure skater battles wardrobe malfunction

Somewhere, Janet Jackson could relate.

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Tommylee Lewis works for a coach against Los Angeles Rams defensive back Nickell Robey-Coleman during the second half The Sporting Life, Defensive Back, Wide Receiver, New Orleans Saints, Super Bowl, Beats, Nfl, Football, Baseball

NFL will consider making pass interference calls reviewable, after Rams-Saints gaffe

Sunday's botched call, which helped decide L.A.'s Super Bowl berth, could prompt a rule change.

Woking v Watford: Brown Ale and teaching Martin Tyler to swear – manager behind FA Cup’s lowliest side The Sporting Life, Watford, Fa Cup, Planks, Haiku, Premier League, Ale, Third, Plank

Woking v Watford: Brown Ale and teaching Martin Tyler to swear – manager behind FA Cup’s lowliest side

‘You know what it’s like in these games,” Alan Dowson, the Woking manager, says in his thick northeast accent. “You’re supposed to get a nice bottle of red wine [for the manager] and that; well I

Only A Deadly Game (haiku) "Aside from pain and - brain damage what does football - really give young men?" Tennessee State player in critical condition after emergency surgery for head injury The Sporting Life, Head Injury, After Surgery, Haiku, Football Players, Tennessee, It Hurts, Conditioner, Young Men

'He’s fighting’: Tennessee State player in critical condition after surgery for head injury

It is unclear when exactly linebacker Christion Abercrombie was hurt in the game against Vanderbilt.