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Spanish GP: Lewis Hamilton delighted with pole position Spanish GP: Lewis Hamilton delighted with pole position
- May 13, 2018

Having only managed second, third and fourth place finishes before he inherited the win in Baku, Hamilton has a four-point lead over Vettel but will be buoyed how his team have the vehicle performing as needed at the opening of the European season. (more...)
UFC 224: Nunes vs UFC 224: Nunes vs
- May 13, 2018

After the fight, the respect was clear between the pair, with Nunes bringing Tecia Torres to the cage and insisting the trio were going for a beer afterwards. Pennington tends to do the best of her work inside the clinch, but with Nunes' striking as risky as it is... As for Pennington, she showed incredible toughness throughout the fight, although her corner didn't do her any favors by not stopping the contest when their athlete said she was done. (more...)
Jermaine Jenas sends advice to Liverpool FC ahead of Brighton clash Jermaine Jenas sends advice to Liverpool FC ahead of Brighton clash
- May 13, 2018

We would have picked up more Premier League points this season had we not been involved in the later stages of the Champions League . He explained: "I think we've got a really good chance". If Man City are that good next season then I don't see too much difference because I don't see too much wrong with what Liverpool have done. The pressure is marginally reduced compared to when Middlesbrough arrived at Anfield last May - Liverpool only need to avoid defeat against Brighton to deny ... (more...)
LeBron James Told the Raptors How to Run Plays During Game LeBron James Told the Raptors How to Run Plays During Game
- May 12, 2018

According to former Cavaliers GM David Griffin , LeBron is so studied against his conference rivals that he's even aware of where Raptors players are supposed to be on certain plays. It was a preview of what was to come. James has once again proved it this season as, despite everything which they have been through, whether it be the departure of Kyrie Irving last summer to the numerous trades made on trade deadline day, he's stepped up his game and has lead the team to another Eastern ... (more...)
Pogba is staying at Manchester United - Mourinho Pogba is staying at Manchester United - Mourinho
- May 12, 2018

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has stated that Captain, Micheal Carrick will start the club's last Premier League clash for this season against Watford . "Unless you can do that, and you go in the direction of the flawless squad, you have to keep players you don't love - when I say love, I say it footballistically - and players you don't totally believe have the level of the squad". (more...)
Pentagon: 'Systemic Issues' and 'Multiple Failures' Led to Niger Ambush Pentagon: 'Systemic Issues' and 'Multiple Failures' Led to Niger Ambush
- May 12, 2018

Defense Secretary James MattisJames Norman MattisAmendment to slow Space Force shot down in House defense markup Dems target Trump administration's use of military planes in defense bill debate The Hill's 12:30 Report - Sponsored by Pfizer - CIA nominee on the hot seat MORE has directed Waldhauser to complete in four months a review of shortfalls in training, procedures and planning. (more...)
Man City beat Brighton to set new EPL records Man City beat Brighton to set new EPL records
- May 12, 2018

Days after lifting the English Premier League (EPL) trophy, Manchester City defeated Brighton & Hove Albion 3-1 to establish new tournament records for points (97) wins (31) and goals (105). A surprisingly much-changed Chelsea side from the one that beat Liverpool four days ago fell behind when Laurent Depoitre forced the ball home five minutes into the second-half. (more...)
Chelsea identifies Alvaro Morata's replacement Chelsea identifies Alvaro Morata's replacement
- May 12, 2018

The 25-year-old has attributed his hard form to regular painkilling injections, and hit back at his critics in the process. A fee has yet to be agreed between the two clubs and with Juventus not willing to spend more than £60m on the 25-year-old - who previously played for the club between 2014 and 2016 - a two-year loan deal with a mandatory option to buy has been proposed. (more...)
Arsenal cut list of candidates to succeed Arsene Wenger Arsenal cut list of candidates to succeed Arsene Wenger
- May 12, 2018

Massimiliano Allegri has broken his silence over his future at Juventus with rumours gaining momentum that he could be a leading candidate to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal . It is said that Agnelli and the Juventus board have already nearly made peace with Conte since their misunderstanding in 2014 and if Conte does leave Chelsea , Juventus is the only place he will go to. (more...)
Atletico Madrid hit out at Barcelona over Antoine Griezmann pursuit Atletico Madrid hit out at Barcelona over Antoine Griezmann pursuit
- May 12, 2018

Atletico will face Marseille in the Europa League final next Wednesday before ending their campaign against Eibar that weekend. "Not once have we negotiated for Griezmann nor do we have any intention to do so", he said in a statement issued on the team's official website. (more...)
Ronaldo makes everything possible for Portugal at World Cup, says Mourinho Ronaldo makes everything possible for Portugal at World Cup, says Mourinho
- May 11, 2018

His movement was outstanding throughout the first period, and while he got on the scoresheet, latching on to a brilliant Karim Benzema knockdown, he could have easily taken the game away from Barcelona with other chances. Ronaldo , Luka Modric, Keylor Navas, Marcelo, Toni Kroos and Raphael Varane were not present on the official list and will be given rest in a match where Real have very little at stake. (more...)
Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos Had An Absolute Nightmare Against Sevilla Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos Had An Absolute Nightmare Against Sevilla
- May 11, 2018

Although Madrid were afforded plenty of the ball, they were not very effective and found themselves trailing 26 minutes in - Wissam Ben Yedder scoring his first LaLiga goal since February with aplomb. This didn't deter the hosts as they compiled Madrid's misery on the stroke of half time after former Stoke City man Steven N'zonzi capitalised on a defensive mix up to lay the ball off to Miguel Layun who had virtually the whole goal to aim for as he stroked the ball into the roof of the net. (more...)
Big-hitting Shapovalov denies Paire birthday win in Madrid Big-hitting Shapovalov denies Paire birthday win in Madrid
- May 11, 2018

I enjoy it. I'm looking forward already to start the next tournament. Coric was leading 5-2 in the second set when heavy rain interrupted play at Caja Magica, and after a 40 minute delay he returned to complete his 16th match win of the season. (more...)
Rooney may snub MLS move if Allardyce leaves Everton Rooney may snub MLS move if Allardyce leaves Everton
- May 11, 2018

It is understood he will pen a two-year deal, taking him to the end of the 2020 MLS season, which will be confirmed when the American league's transfer window opens on July 10. It was all downhill from there, sadly, with Rooney's appearances restricted under Allardyce in a reined-in midfield role and his frustrations made public when he was clearly furious to be substituted in the goalless derby draw with Liverpool at Goodison. (more...)
3 takeaways from the Celtics' nail-biting, series-clinching victory over the 76ers 3 takeaways from the Celtics' nail-biting, series-clinching victory over the 76ers
- May 11, 2018

And he sent the Sixers home, undoubtedly wondering what might have been. Some observers didn't even expect the Sixers, a league laughingstock during their rebuild, to reach the playoffs this season. Before that, the Sixers had made a decision to give McConnell the backup point-guard minutes over Fultz. "This is my first year going into a summer healthy", he said. (more...)
David Price vows to stop playing video games, says elbow is 'pristine' David Price vows to stop playing video games, says elbow is 'pristine'
- May 11, 2018

He recorded an ugly 8.47 ERA in his three previous starts, so hopefully Price can get back on track moving forward. Victor of the 2012 AL Cy Young Award with Tampa Bay, Price is 2-4 with a 5.11 ERA in seven starts during his third season with the Red Sox after agreeing to a $215 million, seven-year contract. (more...)
It's Warriors over Rockets - odds It's Warriors over Rockets - odds
- May 11, 2018

And after Houston beat Golden State 122-121 on opening night of the season, that prompted Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni to turn that phrase back around on Green. "Chris is a killer", Kerr said . "But we seem to be at our best when we are threatened". The Rockets are somewhere along the lines of 33-5 when James Harden , Clint Capela , and Chris Paul all play. (more...)
Wenger predicts European rival to Premier League Wenger predicts European rival to Premier League
- May 11, 2018

One player that certainly looks like he would benefit from a new environment is Nigeria worldwide Alex Iwobi who, despite being set to star for his nation at the World Cup , has failed to impress thoroughly with the Gunners this season. "Because the big clubs will say that if two smaller clubs are playing each other nobody wants to watch it. People want to watch quality". "To accept to commit to five years when you build the stadium and to work with restricted resources and keep the club in ... (more...)
Moore's great escape bid at West Brom nets Premier League award Moore's great escape bid at West Brom nets Premier League award
- May 11, 2018

The 26-year-old allegedly wants to be regarded as first-choice forward at a team playing in Serie A, and a number of teams are said to hold an interest. The Saints secured a vital 1-0 victory at the Liberty Stadium which has all-but ensured they will remain in the top-flight, with the Jacks left in the third relegation spot. (more...)
Present remains tense as Antonio Conte ducks future talk
- May 10, 2018

After five matches - including an emotionally-draining two-legged Champions League final - in 17 days Klopp at least has a full week to prepare for such a crucial fixture. "I hate the result". Ex-defender gives credit for this to the elite competition's strongest sides, but also to Liverpool's performance this season. (more...)
Mets created total chaos by batting out of order against the Reds Mets created total chaos by batting out of order against the Reds
- May 10, 2018

They batted out of order in the first inning. Because Flores and Cabrera had swapped places, a third out was awarded and the inning was deemed over. And, while not actually a case of a batter hitting out of turn, Chris Young of the Boston Red Sox hit after he officially had been taken out of the lineup during a blowout loss to the Baltimore Orioles just previous year. (more...)
Ronaldo should be fit for Champions League final Ronaldo should be fit for Champions League final
- May 10, 2018

But that was when Messi came to the hosts' rescue, sending the ball past Keylor Navas in the 52nd to swing the match back in Barcelona's favour despite playing a man down. However, the Portugal forward's ankle was trodden on by Gerard Pique in the process and he was substituted at half time. Madrid were stamping their authority on the contest, Ronaldo heading over and drilling wide either side of being denied at close range by Marc-Andre ter Stegen. (more...)
Mark Ingram's Appeal of 4 Game PED Suspension Denied by NFL Mark Ingram's Appeal of 4 Game PED Suspension Denied by NFL
- May 10, 2018

Ingram's agents suggested in their statement that they may explore further options once they review the arbitrator's full opinion, which is due by May 16. This couldn't come at a worse time for Ingram, he's going into the final year of his contract, and was looking to land a long-term deal . New Orleans boasted one of the most menacing rushing attacks last season with Ingram and rookie Alvin Kamara both accumulating over 1,500 total yards while earning Pro Bowl berths. (more...)
Hornets hire Spurs assistant James Borrego as next head coach Hornets hire Spurs assistant James Borrego as next head coach
- May 09, 2018

Borrego interviewed for head coach openings with the Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks earlier this year and was expected to interview for the Milwaukee Bucks' vacancy. - The Charlotte Hornets have found their next head coach. Borrego met with Hornets owner Michael Jordan over the weekend after being a finalist for the job with Boston Celtics assistant Jay Larranaga. (more...)
EPL: Manchester United plot £80m Martial-Willian swap deal with Chelsea EPL: Manchester United plot £80m Martial-Willian swap deal with Chelsea
- May 09, 2018

Manchester United are prepared to sell Anthony Martial to Chelsea , but only if the Blues send Willian in the opposite direction. The foundations are being built by Tuttosport , and that's been the case for some time, with Martial moving to the bianconeri feeling likelier at this stage than Morata. (more...)