Here is the latest sports news: Vonn medals in final Olympics. USA men’s hockey eliminated. Louisville vacates 2013 National Title. Colts’ Luck won’t get another shoulder surgery. Mavs’ Cuban honest about team’s place.

>>American Lindsey Vonn Wins Bronze In Women’s Downhill

(PyeongChang, South Korea) — American skiing legend Lindsey Vonn is ending her Olympic career with a medal. Vonn won the bronze medal in the Women’s Downhill event at her final Olympic Games in PyeongChang. At 33-years-old she is now the oldest woman to claim an Olympic Alpine medal. Vonn won gold in the downhill event at the 2010 Vancouver Games. Italy took home the gold in this years event and Norway earned silver.

>>Team USA Eliminated From Men’s Hockey Tournament

(PyeongChang, South Korea) — The American men’s hockey team is heading home from PyeongChang empty handed. Team USA lost its quarterfinal matchup with the Czech Republic 3-2 in an overtime shootout. Ryan Donato and Jim Slater lit the lamp for the U.S. in regulation as it was eliminated from medal contention. This is the earliest Olympic exit for the Americans since 2006 in Turin.

>>Louisville Must Vacate 2013 National Title After NCAA Denies Appeal

(Louisville, KY) — The NCAA is denying Louisville’s appeal of penalties levied against the men’s basketball program, forcing the Cardinals to vacate wins from 2011-to-2015. That includes their 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four appearance. The penalties were handed down last year following a sex-for-pay scandal that ultimately led to the firing of head coach Rick Pitino and athletics director Tom Jurich.

>>Colts’ Luck Not Looking For Another Shoulder Surgery

(Indianapolis, IN) — Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is ruling out another shoulder operation. Luck told Peter King of “The MMQB” that he isn’t going to have a second surgery on his right shoulder. He’s continuing to rehabilitate after missing all of last season. The former number-one overall pick has missed 26 games over the past three years due to various injuries.

>>Mavericks’ Cuban Admits To Tanking

(Dallas, TX) — Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is not holding back when it comes to tanking. While speaking on the House Call with Doctor J podcast, Cuban stated he told his players that their best option at the moment is losing games. The Mavericks are currently 18-and-40 on the season, good for the third-worst record in the league.


No Games Scheduled (All-Star break)

Tampa Bay Lightning 4, Washington Capitals 2
Philadelphia Flyers 3, Montreal Canadiens 2 (OT)
Columbus Blue Jackets 2, New Jersey Devils 1
Toronto Maple Leafs 1, Florida Panthers 0
Nashville Predators 3, Detroit Red Wings 2
Los Angeles Kings 4, Winnipeg Jets 3
San Jose Sharks 3, St. Louis Blues 2
Boston Bruins 3, Edmonton Oilers 2
Colorado Avalanche 5, Vancouver Canucks 4 (OT)

Top-25 Men’s Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
#1 Michigan State Spartans 81, Illinois Fighting Illini 61
#15 Ohio State Buckeyes 79, Rutgers Scarlet Knights 52
#18 Rhode Island Rams 95, La Salle Explorers 93 (OT)
#21 West Virginia Mountaineers 71, Baylor Bears 60

>>WEDNESDAY’S SCHEDULE (All times are Eastern)

No Games Scheduled (All-Star break)

8:00 p.m. – Ottawa Senators at Chicago Blackhawks
10:00 p.m. – Dallas Stars at Anaheim Ducks
10:30 p.m. – Calgary Flames at Vegas Golden Knights

MLB Exhibition
3:10 p.m. – Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Arizona State University (at Scottsdale, AZ)

Top-25 Men’s Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
7:00 p.m. – #2 Virginia Cavaliers host Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
8:30 p.m. – #3 Villanova Wildcats host DePaul Blue Demons
6:30 p.m. – #4 Xavier Musketeers at Georgetown Hoyas
9:00 p.m. – #5 Duke Blue Devils host Louisville Cardinals
7:00 p.m. – #7 Texas Tech Red Raiders at Oklahoma State Cowboys
7:00 p.m. – #10 North Carolina Tar Heels at Syracuse Orange
7:30 p.m. – #12 Wichita State Shockers host Tulane Green Wave
8:30 p.m. – #13 Auburn Tigers host Alabama Crimson Tide
7:00 p.m. – #16 Michigan Wolverines at Penn State Nittany Lions
7:00 p.m. – #17 Clemson Tigers at Virginia Tech Hokies
9:00 p.m. – #19 Tennessee Volunteers host Florida Gators
10:00 p.m. – #22 Nevada Wolf Pack host San Jose State Spartans

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