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    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:54 AM EST2018-02-22 06:54:05 GMT
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    Unprepared and outclassed, North Korea's 22 athletes wrap up their competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics without a medal _ or even a finish higher than 13th.More >>
    Unprepared and outclassed, North Korea's 22 athletes wrap up their competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics without a medal _ or even a finish higher than 13th.More >>
  • Shiffrin gets silver in Vonn's last Olympic race; Gisin wins

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    (AP Photo/Christophe Ena). United States' Lindsey Vonn comes to a stop in the finish area of the women's combined downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Christophe Ena). United States' Lindsey Vonn comes to a stop in the finish area of the women's combined downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.

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    Lindsey Vonn, the leader after the downhill portion, made a mistake early in the slalom and didn't finish in what's likely the final race of her Winter Games career.

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  • Vonn scatters grandfather's ashes near downhill course

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    (AP Photo/Felipe Dana). United States' Lindsey Vonn, center, smiles as she receives gifts and a letter of appreciation for her grandfather's service during the Korean War from members of the Yongsan Club in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 20...(AP Photo/Felipe Dana). United States' Lindsey Vonn, center, smiles as she receives gifts and a letter of appreciation for her grandfather's service during the Korean War from members of the Yongsan Club in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 20...
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Rantankerous [ran-tank'uhr-us] (adjective) - A combination of rant [to speak in a wild or extravagant manner] and cantankerous [contentious, disagreeable]. The word is the only suitable description for the arguments between Brian "What We Learned" Tynes and George "Hot Reads" Jones.

(RNN) - People are always game for a day off, so why not add one more to the list of national holidays - Major League Opening Day.

The crusade to get Americans a free pass for the start of baseball season got some legitimacy with endorsements from Ozzie Smith and Anheuser-Busch and 100,000 White House petition signatures.

But is that bandwagon really worth jumping on, especially considering the Super Bowl probably makes more money than all Opening Day games combined?

By the way, Alabama football fans, we're on to you. Your scheming and Notre Dame football hatred have gone far enough and ruined an innocent and brilliant piece of cinema. The full details are 20 minutes into the podcast.

Include thoughts of your own in the comments section below, or email us directly.

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    Net neutrality ends April 23

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    Net neutrality bars internet providers from blocking or slowing down access to online content, or prioritizing their own.

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