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Hamilton's latest pole position moves him 2nd all-time in F1 Hamilton's latest pole position moves him 2nd all-time in F1
- June 26, 2017

Hamilton's Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas had been quickest in the final Q3 session until Hamilton's late intervention. The quickest lap of Hamilton, which read 1min 40.593sec, came in the final seconds of the session following a red-flagged stoppage which turned the finale into a 3min 30sec showdown. (more...)
Kvitova into Birmingham semis, Vandeweghe injury scare Kvitova into Birmingham semis, Vandeweghe injury scare
- June 26, 2017

Kvitova, 27, was leading 6-1 1-0 in the Aegon Classic semi-final when her fellow Czech quit with a leg injury. The 27-year-old will head into the third Grand Slam tournament of the season as one of the favourites for the title, with reigning champion Serena Williams taking time out from the sport to give birth to her first child, and last year's runner-up Angelique Kerber having a hard season. (more...)
South Korea wants North Korea to host some 2018 Winter Olympics events South Korea wants North Korea to host some 2018 Winter Olympics events
- June 25, 2017

What Pyongyang thinks of the proposals is not yet clear. Do has been quoted by the Korean Herald as saying that IOC President Thomas Bach, who is scheduled to attend the Closing Ceremony of the World Taekwondo Championships, has plans to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in on July 3. (more...)
Red Bull's pace is real, says Vettel and Mercedes duo
- June 24, 2017

While Palmer thudded the barrier at turn eight, he was not the only driver to struggle with the narrowest piece of asphalt on the Formula One calendar. Behind the top five - covered by just a quarter of the second - Williams showed strong pace with Lance Stroll sixth after a good day for the rookie. (more...)
Blackhawks deal Panarin and Hjalmarsson, get Saad back
- June 24, 2017

The Blackhawks are trading away the 25-year-old Panarin after two incredibly successful seasons with the team. Saad was reacquired by the Blackhawks on Friday - along with Anton Forsberg - in a swap for Artemi Panarin and Tyler Motte , Pierre LeBrun of TSN reports. (more...)
Lakers draft Lonzo Ball with the second pick of the NBA Draft Lakers draft Lonzo Ball with the second pick of the NBA Draft
- June 23, 2017

Lonzo Ball, right, poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Los Angeles Lakers as the No. 2 overall pick during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY. Ball will begin to answer those questions when he plays on the Lakers' Summer League team in July, but true clarity won't emerge until the 2017-18 season. (more...)
Alex Jones interview draws 3.5 million viewers Alex Jones interview draws 3.5 million viewers
- June 20, 2017

ET) delivered bigger audiences than CBS' " 60 Minutes " encore in adults 18-49 (666,000 viewers vs. 618,000, +8%) and adults 25-54 (888,000 vs. 864,000, +3%). To her credit, Kelly was aggressive in her questioning of Jones' public comments during the segment itself, which drew from hours of sit-down conversations with Jones. (more...)
Cavs, Wolves Join Celtics In Jimmy Butler Trade Talks Cavs, Wolves Join Celtics In Jimmy Butler Trade Talks
- June 20, 2017

The Cleveland Cavaliers are top dog in the NBA's Eastern Conference, but it's clear that the Boston Celtics plan on challenging them in the very near future. 3. That's why they asked for at least three - and, in some proposals, four - assets last June in their talks with the Celtics. Butler is a 3x All-Star, made the 2017 All-NBA team, is a 3x All-Defensive team member, and won the 2014-15 Most Improved player award. (more...)
Brooke Henderson stumbles late, keeps Meijer LPGA lead Brooke Henderson stumbles late, keeps Meijer LPGA lead
- June 19, 2017

There were a couple of long putts I made, unexpected putts actually. "Hopefully, that just gives me a little bit more motivation going into tomorrow". Pace is in position for her best finish of 2017 this week. Thompson , who has shown unbelievable resilience to bounce back from the heartache and controversy surrounding the four shot penalty she incurred during the final round of the ANA Inspiration, completed a round of 64 to come from two off the 36 hole pace to take the lead into the ... (more...)
Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from Canadiens Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from Canadiens
- June 19, 2017

Before that Nate split time between Montreal and Hamilton (the Habs old AHL affiliate) from 2012-13 to 2014-15. The teams announced the trade Saturday prior to the NHL's trade freeze for the Vegas expansion draft. Bogosian has three years left on his contract with a $5.14 million cap-hit while Gorges has one year at $3.9 million. It'll be from the penthouse to the basement for Beaulieu, who departs the 47-26-9 Canadiens for the 33-37-12 Sabres. (more...)
McGregor backers: Mayweather fight is no sideshow McGregor backers: Mayweather fight is no sideshow
- June 17, 2017

So let's test that. Will McGregor have the stamina to last 12 rounds of three minutes each - that is 36 minutes of boxing? While Mayweather was born into boxing - his father and uncle both fought professionally, and he never really considered any other path - McGregor began focusing on the sport when a potentially life-changing payday became a realistic possibility. (more...)
Two Canadian pitchers chosen on second day of Major League Baseball draft Two Canadian pitchers chosen on second day of Major League Baseball draft
- June 17, 2017

Garcia now plays for Texas Tech and was recently named to the All-Big 12 first team. Serratos could still be selected when the final day of the draft commences at noon today with rounds 11-40, though he said that unless the signing bonus offer from a team selecting him exceeds the likely slot suggestion determined by Major League Baseball, he would nearly certainly opt to play college baseball at Georgia Tech beginning in the fall. (more...)
Apple allows in-app tipping for content creators Apple allows in-app tipping for content creators
- June 15, 2017

Lin's piece specifically hones in on an app called Mobile protection:Clean & Security VPN. It was written by an independent Thai developer and had been a top 20 grossing productivity app since April. Apple has made efforts to reduce app review times over the previous year as part of its bigger efforts to make its App Store more developer-friendly. (more...)
Real Madrid star goes missing after the Champions League final Real Madrid star goes missing after the Champions League final
- June 15, 2017

He said this while reacting to the feat the Frenchman achieved, as he became the first manager to win the Champions League two years in a row. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received. "We can say that it is a historic day for everyone at Real Madrid", said Zinedine Zidane , who thrived as Madrid's player and now has been excelling in his second season as a head coach. (more...)
Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco
- June 13, 2017

However, after getting called up, the referees seriously just re-imagined reality by changing the original technical to Steve Kerr instead of Draymond, so that Green could stay in the game. Kerr: "I thought they called it on Draymond". In the moment, I thought I had verbalized to the table that the technical foul as on Coach Kerr . At that time, we did not do a very good job of listening to the PA announcer and we did not hear him announce it. (more...)
Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic in Game 5
- June 11, 2017

Th. When: Thursday, June 8, at 8 p.m. ET. This postseason, they rank first and second in Relative Corsi For percentage among the six Penguins defenders now playing, yet are fourth and sixth in ice time . On the third try of the decade, the Nashville Predators finally defeated the Chicago Blackhawks in the first round of the National Hockey League playoffs this spring. (more...)
Halep, Ostapenko to battle it out for French Open title Halep, Ostapenko to battle it out for French Open title
- June 09, 2017

That means a loss in the final would give her one more shot as a favorite at a Slam over the next seven-plus months, which might feel like an eternity, depending on a host of factors. "And then I started to feel more relaxed, maybe because I thought it's finished". "It was tough because we had to go away two times from the court", Ostapenko said, referring to the rain delays. (more...)
Halep, Pliskova begin battle for No.1 at Roland Garros Halep, Pliskova begin battle for No.1 at Roland Garros
- June 08, 2017

The 25-year-old Halep will tackle Ukraine's fifth seed Elina Svitolina for a semi-final place. At one point she was forced to lunge forward to strike a backhand and accordingly popped it into the net, her foot positioning all wrong. Though the Romanian led 6-5 in the overall head-to-head between the two coming into the match, she had never previously beaten the Spaniard on clay. (more...)
South Korea's In-Kyung Kim wins ShopRite LPGA Classic South Korea's In-Kyung Kim wins ShopRite LPGA Classic
- June 05, 2017

Ko, who has held top spot for 84 weeks, is not playing in the event and was certain to relinquish her crown to either Ariya, another absentee in New Jersey, or Ryu, who had to finish at least third to displace the New Zealander. Nordqvist held part of the lead during the middle of her round Sunday, but South Korea's In-Kyung Kim's 11-under-par total was too much for her to eclipse. (more...)
Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races
- June 04, 2017

Her vehicle, owned by her father, John Force, had a fuel line burst to create the spectacular visual. Her vehicle, owned by her father, John Force, had a fuel line burst to create the spectacular visual. The first true incident occurred after the first round of pit stops. As was the case in Hinchcliffe's situation, Kimball's spin came with only a bump of the wall. (more...)
Jason Dufner, David Lingmerth share Memorial lead Jason Dufner, David Lingmerth share Memorial lead
- June 04, 2017

Justin Thomas , victor of the first two events of the year in Hawaii, joined Watson on nine under after carding a four-birdie 69, while Dufner also shares third place despite a day to forget for the former PGA champion. He made three bogeys and a triple bogey in the first round, but has only made three bogeys since then. "Legitimately from the first hole to the 18th hole, there's a double bogey somewhere in there". (more...)
Tensions rise between Dean Barker and Ben Ainslie after America's Cup crash
- June 02, 2017

Oracle, skippered by Australia Jimmy Spithill, beat BAR by 39 seconds, lost to Artemis by 39 seconds, and routed stablemates Team Japan by 54 seconds. The team that many said had not mastered stable foiling flight upwind demonstrated the strides they have made.They were penalised for a scary pre-start collision with SoftBank Team Japan and with visible damage to one hull finished 48 seconds behind the Japanese in the final race of the day. (more...)
Alford talks to Dan Patrick about LaVar and Lonzo
- June 02, 2017

Ball also is expected to meet with the Lakers' coaching staff and front-office personnel. Even though the Celtics have possession of the No. 1 overall pick, Lonzo is said to have rejected an offer to work out for the team. West said that he wouldn't want to have a dad like LaVar Ball . Later in the interview, LaVar said: "I never disrespect women". After the Lakers thing goes down and the opinion that he's now, the flawless scenario is going to unfold. (more...)
Venus reveals Serena's expecting a baby girl Venus reveals Serena's expecting a baby girl
- June 01, 2017

She , however, has not advanced to the third round since 2006. The decisive moment came in the ninth game of the fourth set. "Thank you for everything, you helped me through this hard time". Petra Kvitova's first tournament since she was injured in a knife attack at her home is over. Olivo served for the match on Wednesday but a burly Tsonga had broken back to keep his hopes alive. (more...)
Tiger Woods DUI Caused By Prescription Drugs, Not Alcohol
- May 31, 2017

This comes as Woods has been notorious for being relatively private about his life and what influences him golf game. He needs our help . And we wish him well. Torix and Vioxx are anti-inflammatory medications; Vicodin a painkiller. Police discovered Woods buckled into his 2015 auto, which was running with the brake lights and right turn signal flashing, on Military Trail south of Indian Creek Parkway. (more...)
England's six of the worst in record collapse England's six of the worst in record collapse
- May 31, 2017

For all the 25-year-old's power strokeplay - as exemplified in his blistering 79-ball 101 featuring 11 fours and three sixes during England's two-run win in the second one-day global against South Africa at Southampton on Saturday - Stokes's batting is based on a sound straight drive. (more...)
LeBron: Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness
- May 30, 2017

The second period saw the Celtics keep up the pace, while the Cavaliers tried to claw back into the game. Thomas said at the team's practice facility Friday that the swelling must go down before there is a decision on how to rehab. (more...)
Both Indianapolis 500 drivers in fiery, highflying crash somehow walk away uninjured
- May 30, 2017

The 36-year-old Dixon climbed unassisted from his auto and was basically unharmed despite his Chip Gannasi Honda launching into the air, flipping, crashing into a safety fence and disintegrating at somewhere near 350k/hr. But the tub containing Dixon remained intact and he walked away from the crash. "I lift and let him go, trying to be the nice guy and he moves right over on me and puts me out in the grey and all the marbles". (more...)
Djokovic, Muguruza start title defenses at French Open
- May 30, 2017

She did make it to the final in Monterrey at the start of April before losing to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, but that remains her best performance of the season. Elsewhere on the opening day, Venus Williams battled past China's Wang Qiang with a 6-4 7-6 (7-3) victory. Simona Halep , the Romanian who is regarded as the leading contender, was asked for her opinion on who the favourites are for the second Grand Slam of the year. (more...)
James Davison to replace Sebastien Bourdais in Indy 500 James Davison to replace Sebastien Bourdais in Indy 500
- May 28, 2017

According to a statement tweeted by the IndyCar Series, which oversees the annual race, Bourdais was "awake & alert" at the hospital, where his team said late Saturday he will undergo surgery. "I'll be starting 33rd again, so I look forward to the challenge of securing the best possible job for Sebastien and the team ". Davison has raced in the Indy 500 twice before, finishing in 16th place with KV Racing in 2014 and then coming in 27th place with Dale Coyle Racing in 2015. (more...)
Stoppage-time goal secures treble for Celtic
- May 28, 2017

He said: "I think Tom could play for a top side down south, that's how good he is". The game hung in the balance until Jackie McNamara's breakthrough goal just five minutes from the interval and was over just three minutes after the break when Henrik Larsson scored the first of his clinical double. (more...)
Sevilla agrees to let Sampaoli go coach Argentina Sevilla agrees to let Sampaoli go coach Argentina
- May 27, 2017

The Sevilla statement added: "The figure in the buy-out clause to release Sampaoli from his contract has not been compromised in discussions between Sevilla and the AFA, which has acted as Sampaoli's representative". Sampaoli leaves Sevilla having guided them to the top four but, for much of the season, this was a campaign that promised more. The AFA recently named a squad of players competing overseas for next month's worldwide friendlies but are keen to tie Sampaoli as soon as ... (more...)
Irving's 42 carries Cavaliers past Celtics Irving's 42 carries Cavaliers past Celtics
- May 25, 2017

James finished with a mere 11 points on 4-for-13 shooting for a rare night, with many people feeling the superstar player simply "disengaged" from the game. James scored 15 of his 34 points in the final quarter to help seal the deal. This foul output has pretty much been James' ceiling over the past two postseasons, with ESPN .com's Brian Windhorst noting the Cavs savior only had two playoff games featuring four foul calls against him. (more...)
Tornado watch issued in Charlotte, surrounding region
- May 25, 2017

If a Tornado Warning is issued by the National Weather Service, a tornado has been sighted or indicated by weather radar. A Hazardous Weather Outlook report also released this morning said some thunderstorms expected this afternoon and evening could produce gusting winds and "marginally severe hail" through 9 p.m. (more...)
National Football League teams question Darrelle Revis' commitment to the game National Football League teams question Darrelle Revis' commitment to the game
- May 23, 2017

Revis' career has been highlighted by seven Pro Bowls, four first-team All-Pro selections, a 2009 Defensive Player of the Year award and a Super Bowl ring during his one season with the 2014 Patriots. In February, Revis was arrested when he was said to be involved in a street fight that left two men unconscious. Now that Revis is clear of any charges off the field and the league has stated he will not face discipline, teams can sign the cornerback with no fear of him missing games due to a ... (more...)
EPL: Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool book ticket to UEFA Champions League play-off stage
- May 23, 2017

Liverpool's Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Middlesbrough at Anfield in Liverpool , north west England on May 21, 2017. (more...)
Rams owner Stan Kroenke asked to sell his majority stakes of Arsenal
- May 22, 2017

This breaking news story is being updated as more information emerges - please refresh the page for the most recent version. He is, though, not part of the board or decision-making at the club. Kroenke's statement comes at a time of great uncertainty at Arsenal , with manager Arsene Wenger's future still undecided, while there are fears that star duo Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez could push for a move away this summer. (more...)
Chelsea path to title eased by Tottenham losing at West Ham
- May 20, 2017

England global Dier was understandably downbeat after the match, particularly as the defeat had come out of the blue, as Spurs went into the contest on the back of a nine-game winning run in the top-flight. A third successive London derby was simply too much for Mauricio Pochettino's side as they saw their impressive run come to an end and their pursuit of Chelsea falter, just as they struggled to chase down Leicester City last season. (more...)
NASCAR's Aric Almirola out 8-12 weeks with broken back NASCAR's Aric Almirola out 8-12 weeks with broken back
- May 20, 2017

If I would have got into the back of her and run into her fuel cell or something like that, it could have been a lot worse than it was. I want to thank our doctors in Charlotte, Dr. Tony Stewart a year ago missed the first eight races of the season with a fracture of his L1 vertebra, though the injury happened about three weeks before the season opened. (more...)
Sharapova faces 10-match marathon to win Wimbledon title
- May 20, 2017

Maria Sharapova will probably have to win 10 matches to claim a second Wimbledon title this year after deciding on Friday not to request a wildcard for the championships. Players, including No. 1s Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber, have been outspoken about Sharapova receiving free passes into events in the light of her doping ban, as opposed to coming back from an injury. (more...)

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