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Author: 0 Ricciardo's first podium finish of F1 year

The pair shared light-hearted exchanges in the post-race FIA press conference with Hamilton basking in his Spanish Grand Prix victory having passed Vettel thanks to his mirrored Mercedes strategy to be on faster tyres at the finish.

Author: 0 Arsenal must ensure Sanchez, Ozil stay, says Cech

They returned to the Champions League in 2014-15 as Premier League runners-up the previous season, but failed to progress beyond the group stage. A move to Chelsea would not go down well with Arsenal fans, but with Sanchez entering the final year of his contract, it could represent a final opportunity for the Gunners to recoup a significant fee before losing him for nothing.

Sports Kell Brook compares British rival Amir Khan to the Kardashian's
Author: 0 Kell Brook compares British rival Amir Khan to the Kardashian's

He has so much drama around him. It's comical. He's become Amir Kardashian. Errol Spence Jr. has made an early trip out to England to get him acclimated to his surroundings as he prepares to go into the biggest fight of his life, May 27. Neither fight materialised, and the Bolton boxer hasn't been in the ring in over a year, when Mexican middleweight Canelo Alvarez knocked him out in the sixth round of their bout in Las Vegas.

Author: 0 IPL 2017: Rising Pune Supergiant Defeats Mumbai Indians, Reaches Final

Can they also be the first team to progress to the Final? The following players were rested in the last and final league MI match . Pune now have 18 points in 14 matches and are at the second spot. Rising Pune were forced into one change, including fast bowler Lockie Ferguson for Ben Stokes , who joined England's camp ahead of their ODI series against South Africa.

Sports Kurt Busch: Kyle Busch finishes 5th at Kansas
Author: 0 Kurt Busch: Kyle Busch finishes 5th at Kansas

Johnny Sauter avoided trouble all night to finish second. Instead, we'll go with points leader Kyle Larson , as the 42 camp seems to be most comfortable this season on intermediate tracks and the vehicle looked excellent in practice. It kind of stinks. Mile And Half Master Harvick .: There hasn't been a driver with more laps led at mile and half tracks than Kevin Harvick . The three-time Kansas victor starts back in 29th after failing to make a qualifying attempt, but he has three ...

Sports Power-play breakthrough helps Senators force Game 7
Author: 0 Power-play breakthrough helps Senators force Game 7

In between games three and four, Sullivan mulled over the situation and made a decision to give Murray the nod in the hours leading up to the crucial contest . Injured Penguins RW Patric Hornqvist , RW Tom Kuhnhackl and D Chad Ruhwedel did not accompany the team to Ottawa , but coach Mike Sullivan said all were progressing in their recovery.

Sports Shaq and Charles Barkley trade insults after Cavs-Celtics Game 4
Author: 0 Shaq and Charles Barkley trade insults after Cavs-Celtics Game 4

LeBron is who he is, we all have flaws, but when your flaws are a little bit more, you should shut up". "Don't interrupt me, Chuck", Shaq said. This started with the TNT crew giving brief Game 5 predictions, when Shaq chose to dismiss Barkley's opinion because he only made the NBA Finals once and lost.

Sports Cowboys' Elliott sits as precaution after minor car crash
Author: 0 Cowboys' Elliott sits as precaution after minor car crash

Fortunately, he did not suffer and significant injuries. Elliot is no stranger to vehicle accidents during his time with the Cowboys . The running back was previously involved in a January collision near Dallas' practice facility. If he were to miss any time for the Cowboys this upcoming season that would spell bad news. "We felt like it was the right thing to do to keep him out".

Author: 0 Monaco chief claims it's their 'priority' to hold onto Mbappe

The Echo suggest no formal bid for Mbappe has been lodged, but the report claims " Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp are interested in Mbappe". The £64million offer is nearly double Liverpool paid Newcastle United back in 2011 to bring in Andy Carroll on a record-breaking deal.

Author: 0 ATP MADRID: Rafa Nadal sets up a clash with Novak Djokovic

Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas recovered from losing the second set 6-0 to beat Benoit Paire and will meet Germany's Alexander Zverev , a 6-4 6-4 victor over Tomas Berdych . Djokovic could meet Nadal in the semi-finals. The No 2 seed lost early at the Australian Open, Acapulco, Indian Wells, and Monte Carlo - an unusual slump in form that was followed by Djokovic parting ways with his entire coaching staff.

Sports Alexis Sanchez desperate for Champions League, says Thierry Henry
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez desperate for Champions League, says Thierry Henry

A year ago we came close (to a trophy) but couldn't get over the line. Liverpool won the Champions League thanks to a penalty shootout victory over AC Milan in Istanbul in 2005 before losing to the Serie A giants in Athens in 2007. That is another side to our squad. However, once Spurs move back into their impressive new home which is rapidly taking shape at the Northumberland Development Project, you wonder if it may be some while before the Gunners can once again look forward to ...

Author: 0 Irving's 42, LeBron's 34 power Cavs in Game 4 win over Celtics

There was some pick-and-roll action early in the third quarter that the Celtics couldn't contain, and maybe that got Irving in a groove. "But the plays they were running, what Coach Stevens had them running, was just unbelievable". They didn't shoot particularly well from the field - Marcus Smart's shooting, as expected, came back to earth - but the Celtics were 19-for-20 from the line and scored at a solid rate, especially when you consider that they were missing their leading scorer.

Sports Cloud Computing wins Preakness in upset
Author: 0 Cloud Computing wins Preakness in upset

As the Derby champ, Always Dreaming will have a bulls-eye on his back in a smaller field going a shorter distance than two weeks ago. Here, Migliore takes a closer look at the May 20 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course . Classy trainer Todd Pletcher has met every media obligation during the almost two weeks he has spent in Baltimore , but he's a low-key media guy and he tried hard to keep the peace around Always Dreaming .

Sports Kaepernick to meet, work out with Seahawks
Author: 0 Kaepernick to meet, work out with Seahawks

There have been allegations that Kaepernick has been "blackballed" by some NFL teams because of his protests last season in which he kneeled during the playing of the national anthem. A Seattle councilmember also sent a letter to Seahawks general manager John Schneider, coach Pete Carroll and owner Paul Allen asking the team to bring Kaepernick to Seattle because the community would benefit from his activism and on-the-field talents.

Author: 0 Nadal for the fifth time won the masters in Madrid

A year on from a triumph that suggested Murray had finally mastered the toughest surface of them all, the 29-year-old is back to square one after a humiliating exit to unseeded 20-year-old Croat Borna Coric before the business end of the Madrid Masters began earlier this week.

Author: 0 Europa League final feels unimportant after Manchester tragedy

United's chief executive Ed Woodward added: "Words don't really do justice for how we all feel". "We talked about it, and in the media there was a lot going on, so obviously both sides were affected". Playing after such an unforgiving and devastating act, I don't think it matters whether you are a red or you are a blue, you want these guys to go out and represent Manchester and show the togetherness this city has got.

Author: 0 FA Cup final not about me but Arsenal - Wenger

Wenger insists winning the FA Cup would be a triumph for Arsenal's late-season resurgence and not a boost for him personally. However, Wenger is expected to pen a contract extension to prolong his Arsenal reign for another two seasons despite the north London side exiting in the Champions League last-16 stage for the seventh successive season.

Sports Last chance for Manchester United in Champions League bid
Author: 0 Last chance for Manchester United in Champions League bid

We've done it, and we're proud", said Pogba. Two goals were enough to win United the Europa League title - and with the biggest prize, a route into the 2017-2018 Champions League. "They are not used to play a final". For winning finals, you first have to play finals and learn from it. The two sides will battle it out in the Europa League final tonight in Stockholm.

Sports NBA All-Star game coming to Charlotte in 2019
Author: 0 NBA All-Star game coming to Charlotte in 2019

The league originally tabbed Charlotte to host the 2017 All-Star Game but moved the event to New Orleans after North Carolina passed House Bill 2, a controversial bill that discriminated against the LGBT community. Hornets COO and president Fred Whitfield represented the Hornets and Spectrum Center in doing whatever he could to help facilitate a resolution, spending time meeting with legislatures and other business leaders in North Carolina.

Sports Kyrie Irving found his A-game and put the Warriors on notice
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving found his A-game and put the Warriors on notice

Irving morphed into a flamethrower once he was the one being relied on to put points on the board. Boston's 10-point lead when James left with four fouls. Jae Crowder added 18 as the Cavs outscored Boston in the second half, 65-42. "No message", Lue said. "With Isaiah going down, that's 29 points a game and now you got to scheme and try to do something for a whole 'nother system", said Lue of Thomas, who actually averaged 23.3 points per game in the playoffs.

Sports Irving's 42, LeBron's 34 pushes Cavs past Celtics in Game 4
Author: 0 Irving's 42, LeBron's 34 pushes Cavs past Celtics in Game 4

Irving had led a 17-point swing in the quarter. They let an inferior team with a system-based approach and a swarming defense take control. After scoring a total of just two points combined in games one and two of the Eastern Conference Finals , Olynyk posted 15 markers on 5-of-8 shooting in game three.

Author: 0 Manchester will pull together after Arena tragedy: Jose Mourinho

Current players from both clubs also sent Twitter messages of support, with City captain Vincent Kompany saying: "I would like to express my deepest condolences to the families of the victims. "It's bad what happened there. It's bad what happened there, I tried to express that". Jose Mourinho's side face Ajax for the second-tier European trophy in Stockholm on Wednesday as they bid to win the competition for the first time and complete a full set of continental trophies.

Author: 0 Europa League Final: Manchester United Vs. Ajax Preview, Prediction

Several of United's younger players grew up in the northern English city, where a British-born suicide bomber killed 22 people at a packed Ariana Grande pop concert on Monday evening. It was a great final and my first European final with United , hopefully the first of many . "Thank you to my teammates because without them I couldn't score so many goals ", he said.

Author: 0 What To Expect: Sam Travis

Listed at 6-0, 205, Travis is a right-handed hitter and thrower born August 27, 1993. PITCHING MATCHUP: Rangers RH Andrew Cashner (1-3, 2.45 ERA) vs. A victim of non-support all season, Sale, acquired by the Red Sox from the White Sox during the offseason in a mega deal that sent super prospects Yoan Moncada and Michael Kopech to Chicago, is third in the American League in ERA.

Author: 0 Kim smashes Scott record with Players win

Kim is the youngest ever to win the tournament, surpassing Adam Scott who won the tournament at the youthful age of 23 when he finished ahead of Padraig Harrington in 2004. At the 18th, Poulter shanked his second into the trees and after a penalty drop, improbably hit his next from 115 yards away (in the pine straw) to 12 inches.

Sports Real Madrid's Zinedine Zidane thrilled with Juventus final in Champions League
Author: 0 Real Madrid's Zinedine Zidane thrilled with Juventus final in Champions League

Zidane paid tribute to Pepe's contribution to the club since joining in 2007 but said he is unable to clarify what the 34-year-old's future holds at the moment. A coaching genius might not be needed to coach such talent, but one needs to know the art of managing a group of talent and egos and Zidane has been brilliant at doing so.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger not thinking of FA Cup final as his Arsenal swansong

That has spoken for itself over the last few games. Wenger reported that the centre-half was still feeling sick and he had not trained. "Will this be my last match at Arsenal? ". "He (Sanchez) needs to go through some tests at the moment". "But knowing the player, his character and his commitment to the club, which I don't question at all, he will do absolutely everything to be fit on Saturday".

Sports Alabama baseball coach Greg Goff dismissed
Author: 0 Alabama baseball coach Greg Goff dismissed

AL.com can confirm that there was a team meeting at 1 p.m. "As with any situation, the University of Alabama will follow NCAA guidelines". Alabama athletic director Greg Byrne , who was hired from Arizona in January and did not hire Goff last summer, initially expressed support for Goff after the disappointing season.

Author: 0 Party Mode: Champions Chelsea Edge Watford in 7-Goal Thriller

But when substitute Cesc Fabregas put away the victor in the 88th minute, the stadium erupted once again in song for Conte, for Terry and for a title that had looked out of reach after a 10th-place finish last season and a shaky start last autumn.

Author: 0 Ajax vs Manchester United - Kasper Dolberg and Marcus Rashford comparison

The Red Devils and Dutch side enter the match failing to meet expectations domestically, with United finishing sixth in the Premier League and Ajax ending up second in the Eredivisie. Ajax , meanwhile, defeated Lyon in the semifinals and have lost two of their last three games. The weight of expectation in Wednesday's final is firmly on the shoulders of Jose Mourinho and his Manchester United players.

Sports Wagner returning to Michigan, Wilson staying in draft
Author: 0 Wagner returning to Michigan, Wilson staying in draft

After news broke earlier Wednesday of Wilson decision to withdraw from school , MI made the news official with a press release. His teammate, now former, Wilson has chose to keep his name in the NBA Draft pool, according to reports. Beilein has coached MI to an average of 25 wins per season over the past five years. "D.J. and our coaching staff worked very hard over the last month to get as much information as possible on his draft status", Beilein said in the release.

Sports Horschel edges Day in Nelson playoff — Sunday's roundup
Author: 0 Horschel edges Day in Nelson playoff — Sunday's roundup

For Horschel it was the fourth PGA title win of his career and he was delighted to overcome several bouts of nerves to take the victory. "We all want to win". Garcia played his way into contention with a 64 Saturday, but a 74 Sunday dropped him into a tie for 20th. He finished at 20-under 268 for a five-stroke victory over Scott McCarron (69) and Scott Parel (70), after winning past year by six.

Sports Celtics G Isaiah Thomas visits specialist, surgery undecided
Author: 0 Celtics G Isaiah Thomas visits specialist, surgery undecided

He capped his blistering 19-point outburst with a 3 in the final second of the quarter and celebrated at mid-court by pretending to put two pistols back in his holster. Then the Celtics took over, scoring 11 straight points and to take all the energy out of QuickenLoans Arena. They played a helluva game and they took it to us and we weren't able to stop the runs that they made, the momentum that they [built].

Sports Aaron Rodgers re-tweet saves Iowa class from final exam
Author: 0 Aaron Rodgers re-tweet saves Iowa class from final exam

That's what a student named Peyton Meyer of Janesville, Iowa, did, and Rodgers obliged. This is a prime example of the joys and tribulations of putting stuff out on social media. Meyer figured maybe he and his class could get out of their eight-page final paper if Rodgers gave him a retweet. "I'm sure a sports lit final is very important, but here you go", he wrote.

Sports Tianjian Quanjian deny approach for Chelsea's Costa
Author: 0 Tianjian Quanjian deny approach for Chelsea's Costa

Costa has again been linked with a return his former club Atletico Madrid in recent weeks, with the possible departure of Antoine Griezmann to Manchester United opening the door for a move back to Spain for the striker who joined Chelsea in the summer of 2014.

Author: 0 Vikings: Bridgewater recovery still unclear despite progress

The 24-year-old, who was injured on a non-contact play during the Vikings' final preseason practice on August 30, is still trying to work his way back from the injury, and his future with the Vikings remains unclear. "We're very excited about this past surgery, and hopefully this will resolve his issue", Spielman said. "We'll just take it a day at a time". "It gave you guys an opportunity - because you weren't going to be able to see it today - to see what he was able to do yesterday".

Author: 0 Wenger says atmosphere at Arsenal has been 'absolutely horrendous'

Beating Chelsea in next Saturday's final would provide some salvation for Wenger in this miserable season but he will be depleted in defense. " I was out there, to show respect, but I wanted the players to have the quiet lap of honour they deserved ".

Sports Messi: Supreme Court upholds 21-month jail term for Barça star
Author: 0 Messi: Supreme Court upholds 21-month jail term for Barça star

Under Spanish law, prison sentences of less than two years, unless there are prior offenses, are typically suspended at the discretion of the Supreme Court . The court found that Messi had failed to pay tax on image rights worth €10.1m within this period. However, his father who was previously directed to pay £1.3 million as fine has now been asked to only pay £1.3 million.

Author: 0 Manchester United Vs. Ajax Live Stream

Former United player Cristiano Ronaldo published a picture of a British Union Jack flag bearing the word " MANCHESTER " on his social media accounts. United club captain Wayne Rooney expressed his shock on Twitter, writing: "Devastating news this morning". He said "the people of Manchester will pull together as one" after the pre-match press conference was cancelled.