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Lewis Hamilton breaks lap record in practice for Austrian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton breaks lap record in practice for Austrian Grand Prix Hamilton starts the weekend 14 points behind Vettel in the championship. The penalty comes at a particularly bad time in terms of momentum. "The target is not less than winning of course". Bottas finished ninth in this race a year ago and fifth in 2014. "We made changes for qualifying and I think the auto was good". That may give Mercedes pause for thought heading into Saturday's (Sunday NZT... [Full Article...]

Tour de France Betting: Stage 6 Preview

Tour de France Betting: Stage 6 Preview Dutchman Robert Geesink was second while Chris Froome retained his overall lead after the group of favourites finished together 50 seconds behind the victor. Tour Primetime airs each weeknight during the Tour de France and features a look at the day's most compelling action with new analysis, interviews, and updates. [Full Article...]

Dodgers' Turner, Royals' Moustakas win All-Star Game final vote

Dodgers' Turner, Royals' Moustakas win All-Star Game final vote Turner's 3.9 WAR (per FanGraphs; fWAR) leads all Final Vote contenders, and is actually second to only Paul Goldschmidt among all position players in the NL. Gregorius, seeking more votes from his home base in NY, went to the subway and offered customers free rides if they'd support his cause in the Final Vote. [Full Article...]

GST rollout: Cabinet Secy takes stock of impact on consumers

GST rollout: Cabinet Secy takes stock of impact on consumers Among the states that have removed the checkposts are Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and West Bengal. With roll out of GST India will become a single market where goods and services can flow seamlessly and with the abolition of check posts, the long queues at state borders will be avoided. [Full Article...]

Conte wants Lukaku swoop

Jose Mourinho, who was in charge of Chelsea when Lukaku left Stamford Bridge for Goodison Park, is believed to be keen on taking the striker to Old Trafford as United actively seek a replacement for Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who was freed by Mourinho's men last month. [Full Article...]

Gordon Hayward once parodied LeBron's 'Decision' in a now-relevant eSports video

Gordon Hayward once parodied LeBron's 'Decision' in a now-relevant eSports video Everything and nothing is happening all at once in regards to star free agent Gordon Hayward . Boston's big-name commitment on the free agent market is the team's second in as many years. Now the final decision - along with the immediate future of the Utah Jazz franchise - rest firmly upon his shoulders. Whatever it ends up being, it's unlikely to be believed fully unless it comes dir... [Full Article...]

Sevilla agree to sell captain Vicente Iborra to Leicester in £15m deal

Sevilla agree to sell captain Vicente Iborra to Leicester in £15m deal Sevilla are set to lose captain Vicente Iborra to Leicester City after the Spanish side announced on Tuesday they had agreed to sell the midfielder to the former Premier League champions for a reported 14 million euros ($15.8 million). [Full Article...]

Manny Pacquiao wants Jeff Horn rematch, on one condition

Manny Pacquiao wants Jeff Horn rematch, on one condition Some of them wept with the boxing superstar, including Pacquiao's family and close friends, following the bitter loss to the younger, less experienced Australian boxer. Meanwhile, trainer Freddie Roach said he and Pacquiao will soon discuss whether to continue fighting or call it quits. It has to be effective aggression and Jeff Horn failed to do that in my eyes. [Full Article...]

Carey Price signs 8-year, $84 million contract extension with Canadiens

Carey Price signs 8-year, $84 million contract extension with Canadiens In 62 games previous year, the Anahim Lake, B.C., native posted a 37-20 record along with five overtime/shootout losses. "It's a position that's hard to find, and we have, if my opinion, one of the best in the business, if not the best". The hope for the Montreal Canadiens was that they'd be able to ink free agent Alexander Radulov on the first day of 2017 free agency. "I consider both of th... [Full Article...]

Who will win the 2017 Wimbledon women's title?

Who will win the 2017 Wimbledon women's title? The 2015 runner-up Garbine Muguruza is also in the top quarter but she has seriously lacked consistency of late, as summed up by her Eastbourne hammering at the hands of Barbora Strycova (she lost 6-1 6-0). The firs seeds gone from the women's draw were 26th-seeded Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, who fell 6-3 5-7 8-6 to German youngster Carina Witthoeft and Italian veteran Roberta Vinci , the 31st seed was... [Full Article...]

Google Doodle Celebrates The 140th Anniversary Of Wimbledon

The action will be incredible throughout the tournament, but Wimbledon is famous for its upsets, especially in the early rounds. The Google letters form the audience, save for the letter L, which becomes the match's umpire. As Patron of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, the Duchess is a regular attendee of the tournament. Wimbledon is also considered among the four major annual tenni... [Full Article...]

Venus Williams investigated over fatal vehicle crash

Venus Williams investigated over fatal vehicle crash A police report obtained by TMZ revealed that Williams was the one responsible for the crash. On Friday, Williams wrote on her Facebook that she was "devastated and heartbroken" by the accident . The accident resulted in the death of Jerome Barson , a 78-year-old who was listed as a tennis professional on his death certificate. Williams' lawyer said on Thursday she expressed he... [Full Article...]

All-star point guard Kyle Lowry to re-sign with Raptors

The Raptors and the free agent came to terms on a three-year, $65 million deal on Sunday morning, keeping the big man in the fold long-term. Questioning the listed ages of African players - which appears to be the issue Ibaka is addressing specifically - is a longstanding, ugly and brutally cynical tradition in the National Basketball Association world, as with Latino players in Major League Bas... [Full Article...]

Boston Celtics Pursuing a New Roster

Boston Celtics Pursuing a New Roster The Pacers , his hometown team, were very interested and at one time a consideration. But Heat president Pat Riley, known for being stubborn and persuasive, and Celtics general manager Danny Ainge will pitch their own unique ideas to Hayward. [Full Article...]

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray hopes to be fit for tournament

He's nice. I like the way he's playing. I never had idols in my life. That defeat prompted his inclusion at the Hurlingham event, although his final means of preparation before the main draw at SW19 will come just 72 hours before his maiden tussle. [Full Article...]

JJ Redick, Sixers agree to one-year, $23 million contract

JJ Redick, Sixers agree to one-year, $23 million contract The 33-year-old veteran joins a young, talented 76ers team that includes top three draft picks Ben Simmons , Joel Embiid , Jahlil Okafor and Markelle Fultz . "It's where I wanted to be", Redick told ESPN in a text message. The Sixers would have to shell out money to get the restricted free agents in order to avoid the Pistons and Wizards, respectively, from matching the contract offers. [Full Article...]

What the Ricky Rubio trade means for the Utah Jazz

What the Ricky Rubio trade means for the Utah Jazz Jeff Teague looks like the favorite to land in Minnesota as the team's starting point guard next season. The Spanish player averaged just 11.1 PPG last season compared to Hill's 16.9, but with 9.1 assists per game he brings solid playmaking ability to the table. [Full Article...]

$1.5 billion George Lucas Museum approved by Los Angeles City Council

$1.5 billion George Lucas Museum approved by Los Angeles City Council The City Council voted 14-0 Tuesday to approve various requirements, including an environmental study, allowing for the project's construction to begin in the coming months. Garcetti also clarified that even though the Lucas museum will feature motion picture artifacts, it will not be competing with the Academy museum: "We have an unquenchable desire for culture here, so even if it was an overla... [Full Article...]

Trump travel ban: Key issues on the executive order

Trump travel ban: Key issues on the executive order Supreme Court's partial reinstatement of a travel ban affecting six predominately Muslim countries and said the decision could energize terrorist groups. The practical impact of this clause remains to be seen, since it explicitly references national security as the "compelling need" by which a ban could go into effect. [Full Article...]

Gordon named top sixth man; Brogdon wins ROY

Gordon named top sixth man; Brogdon wins ROY Brogdon beat out both Sixers rookies, likely because of his impact over the course of the season for Milwaukee and because Embiid did not play the full season. Thanks to Coach Bennett for a great education in basketball and for making me better. Embiid and Saric are the 13th and 14th players in franchise history to earn All-Rookie First Team honors. [Full Article...]


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