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Sports Lewis Hamilton leads busy day as Formula One tests resume after snowfall
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton leads busy day as Formula One tests resume after snowfall

The Woking team did a respectable 260 laps in the course of the four days but Vandoorne's time was set on hyper-soft rubber, which is quicker than the supersofts, softs and mediums. Those running in the afternoon enjoyed the best conditions. McLaren were clearly aiming to put as much mileage on the vehicle as possible today, and Vandoorne did so while still remaining top of the leaderboard until he was deposed by Sergey Sirotkin's Williams as the track dried further.

Sports Giants to meet with Saquon Barkley on Thursday at NFL Combine
Author: 0 Giants to meet with Saquon Barkley on Thursday at NFL Combine

The Indianapolis Colts will have their eyes on plenty of prospects during the NFL Combine being held at Lucas Oil Stadium but some of the top prospects crushed the bench press portion of the event. In other words: NY would prefer to have two quality running backs in a steady rotation, but wouldn't shy away from a generational talent at the position.

Sports Shurmur: 'Eli Manning has got years left as starting quarterback'
Author: 0 Shurmur: 'Eli Manning has got years left as starting quarterback'

New Giants coach Pat Shurmur said he is giving CB Eli Apple a clean slate. "Well, you're trying to look for all of the intangible things that a quarterback does", Shurmur said. It just one of 60 interviews the Giants are allotted at the Scouting Combine , but it's still worth noting given the Nittany Lions running back's current draft projection.

Sports Half-centuries for Warner and Smith on even first day
Author: 0 Half-centuries for Warner and Smith on even first day

So they can go for their lives."Asked if he feels that the Proteas batsmen will also feed of the attention like he does, Smith made it clear that his focus was his team and not Faf du Plessis'". Warner was caught off a flying outside edge to AB de Villiers at slip on the last ball before lunch, giving Philander his second wicket of the session and South Africa the first momentum of the first South Africa-Australia four-test series in almost half a century.

Sports Why the Warriors didn't visit the White House
Author: 0 Why the Warriors didn't visit the White House

The Warriors head to Washington on Tuesday but will not visit the White House. In 2015, after their first championship the Warriors met with President Obama. "Kids from my area don't really get that opportunity to be in front of champions like that", Durant said. " They're going to remember this for the rest of their lives ".

Sports Why Arsenal vs Man City might be called off
Author: 0 Why Arsenal vs Man City might be called off

He also called for some context following the loss to Premier League leaders City at Wembley Stadium. City's victory on Sunday delivered the first trophy of the Pep Guardiola era and underlined the sense that the two clubs are on radically different trajectories.

Sports Russian PM presents Olympic medalists with BMW crossovers
Author: 0 Russian PM presents Olympic medalists with BMW crossovers

Russia's Olympic Committee chief Alexander Zhukov says Russia's membership has been reinstated. Of the 168 Russians who were at the Games under the OAR banner, two athletes, bobsleigher Nadezhda Sergeeva and curler Alexander Krushelnitsky, failed drug tests.

Sports Arsenal's January signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan explains why he struggled at Manchester United
Author: 0 Arsenal's January signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan explains why he struggled at Manchester United

Since Mourinho's arrival, the player has featured 63 times for the Premier League heavyweights, although his participation has been restricted this season due to a long-term knee injury. "Everyone knows Arsenal play offensive football, and I love to play offensive football. But he deserves all the good things". Every player has to defend, it doesn't matter if you are a striker, winger, attacking midfield, you have to defend, you can not just defend with four or five players, the whole ...

Sports Tyronn Lue says post-shootaround incident led to JR Smith suspension
Author: 0 Tyronn Lue says post-shootaround incident led to JR Smith suspension

The 32-year-old is averaging 8.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.9 assists for the Cavs this season. "He will serve the suspension tonight as the Cavaliers host the Philadelphia 76ers at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland". Addressing reporters after the news broke, Lue said that a post-shootaround incident led to Smith's suspension, per Dave McMenamin of ESPN. Cleveland announced this evening that J.R.

Sports The best reactions to James Harden's crossover on Wesley Johnson
Author: 0 The best reactions to James Harden's crossover on Wesley Johnson

When asked how the Rockets , who are in the midst of a 13-game win streak and have the best record in the National Basketball Association at 47-13 (a half-game ahead of the Golden State Warriors ), are coming together post-All-Star break, Harden couldn't help but gush about how great the season has been and how this team is probably the best one on which he has ever played.

Sports Dolphins brass getting ready for NFL Combine
Author: 0 Dolphins brass getting ready for NFL Combine

That said, the following prospects will be looked at closely when they arrive in Indianapolis , beginning Tuesday. However, once in a while there are reports about a player with an issue that could cause them to fall in the draft . Scott; Shaun Dion Hamilton; Hootie Jones and Josh Frazier. Allen has the prototypical size teams are looking for at the quarterback position. His normal playing weight is between 205-210 pounds.

Sports Jets will release Muhammad Wilkerson
Author: 0 Jets will release Muhammad Wilkerson

That 2015 breakout year came after the Jets picked up his fifth-year option and took Leonard Williams with the No. 6 pick in April, sparking trade rumors involving Wilkerson. Real talk: Wilkerson made fools out of everyone in the organization that believed in him. Over his last two campaigns, Wilkerson's tallied just eight sacks and 59 tackles while providing the emotion of buyer's envy across the entire franchise.

Sports Play-By-Play: Does the Korean Olympics Detente Have Staying Power?
Author: 0 Play-By-Play: Does the Korean Olympics Detente Have Staying Power?

Earlier, about 100 conservative South Korean lawmakers and activists staged a sit-in near the border with North Korea, facing off against about 2,500 South Korean police to protest against the arrival of a northern delegation led by Kim Yong Chol, an official accused of being behind a deadly 2010 attack on a South Korean warship.

Sports Steven Pienaar announces retirement
Author: 0 Steven Pienaar announces retirement

Between 2002 and 2012, he played 61 global matches for South Africa national football team, scoring just three goals . The 35-year-old from Westbury has spent almost 20 years playing across three different countries, plying his trade for the likes of Ajax Amsterdam, Everton and Tottenham Hotspur in Europe following his move from Ajax Cape Town back in 2000.

Sports Tottenham FA Cup player ratings: Llorente, Moura and Son's show
Author: 0 Tottenham FA Cup player ratings: Llorente, Moura and Son's show

VAR is now being trialled in the FA Cup , as well as Italy's Serie A, Germany's Bundesliga, the Portuguese league and other competitions around the world. "VAR is making the best game in the world and the game we love so much degenerate into a farce". He continued: "What has annoyed me the most about the whole situation (is that) Rochdale put in a really valiant display".

Sports Zinedine Zidane: 'Espanyol defeat hurts'
Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane: 'Espanyol defeat hurts'

Atletico hosts Leganes on Wednesday and Barcelona visits Las Palmas on Thursday. Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has refused to blame any of his players after suffering their fifth LaLiga defeat of the season on Tuesday evening.

Sports The Premier League is finally getting a winter break
Author: 0 The Premier League is finally getting a winter break

As part of the plan, Premier League clubs would be granted at least 13 days without a game, thereby keeping players fresh in global tournament years. But, what does that mean for the FA Cup? Paul Pogba, who has been struggling in recent weeks, is still chosen based on pure ability, alongside potential player of the season Kevin de Bruyne.

Sports Kevin Kilbane surprised by Conte's use of Eden Hazard
Author: 0 Kevin Kilbane surprised by Conte's use of Eden Hazard

A seventh Premier League defeat of the season leaves Chelsea fifth in the table, two points adrift of fourth-placed Tottenham after 28 matches. Another setback could leave Chelsea with too much ground to make up in the final stretch of the season, but Azpilicueta is not giving up yet.

Author: 0 Hamilton 'sacrificed' time in the W09 to benefit Merc

Verstappen lost out on morning running due to a minor fuel leak, while an exhaust problem limited Vandoorne's tally of laps to just 37. "In terms of general operation everything is really smooth". Meanwhile, Hamilton's former team McLaren believe they can compete for podiums after dumping their beleaguered engine partner Honda for Renault . Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo headed out for only one exploratory lap, too.

Sports Swansea clip Owls' wings in FA Cup replay
Author: 0 Swansea clip Owls' wings in FA Cup replay

SWANSEA will be desperate to get back to winning ways after a humiliating Premier League loss at the weekend saw them slip back into the relegation zone . "We needed more energy and intensity, so we brought on Martin Olsson and Jordan Ayew and they had a big impact", Carvalhal said. Swansea last reached the quarter-finals of the competition in 1964, when they were known as Swansea Town.

Sports Nadal unfazed by rankings race ahead of injury return
Author: 0 Nadal unfazed by rankings race ahead of injury return

Federer, who missed the ATP tournament in Dubai this week to attend the awards, said the younger generation such as Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov and Dominic Thiem of Austria have the ability to win a Grand Slam but 10 might be beyond them. We'll have to do more tests to see the extent of the injury . But Nadal, 31, felt the same injury he suffered in Melbourne in training on Monday, seeing him withdraw from the ATP 500 event.

Sports Kane needs to leave Spurs to win trophies: Villas-Boas
Author: 0 Kane needs to leave Spurs to win trophies: Villas-Boas

I like him a lot. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has hit back at comments from former Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas. However, it looks like United and Chelsea will now face stiff competition as the Independent claim Madrid have joined the race to sign Lewandowski as they fear it will be too hard to strike a deal with Tottenham for Kane.

Sports LeBron James Says 'The NCAA Is Corrupt, We Know That'
Author: 0 LeBron James Says 'The NCAA Is Corrupt, We Know That'

Being back here helps that situation for me, makes the decision even easier since now that I'm back already. James is spending his later NBA years and well-established capital saying pretty much whatever he wants, whether it be about politics, basketball or otherwise.

Sports Jeff Franklin,
Author: 0 Jeff Franklin, "Fuller House" exec, gets canned

TV in a statement. In a separate statement, a Netflix spokesperson said , " Fuller House will return for a fourth season, as planned". TV received "complaints about Franklin's behavior in the writers' room and on the set of the series".

Sports Major League Baseball free agency rumors: Tim Lincecum signs with Texas Rangers, report says
Author: 0 Major League Baseball free agency rumors: Tim Lincecum signs with Texas Rangers, report says

Tim Lincecum might be making his decision on who he'll play for in 2018 soon. Lincecum threw for as many as 20 scouts during a workout in Seattle on February 15. Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News hears that Tim Lincecum will get a $1 million base salary in his one-year deal with the Rangers. Obviously, it's tough to know how Lincecum will fair as a member of the Texas bullpen.

Sports Finishing second is the 'bare minimum' for Man United, says Smalling
Author: 0 Finishing second is the 'bare minimum' for Man United, says Smalling

After the game, the Belgium global expressed his belief that he deserves a "a bit more respect" for his record this season. "I started playing when I was 16". Asked how he might receive more respect, Lukaku said: "If I win". I want to win. They've got brilliant players all over the pitch but I think everyone of us put in a massive shift today.

Sports Sam Darnold Slated as the First Overall Pick for Upcoming NFL Draft
Author: 0 Sam Darnold Slated as the First Overall Pick for Upcoming NFL Draft

Also, guard Quinton Spain is a restricted free agent. Those comments were soon followed by an ESPN report which said he preferred to play for the Giants over the Browns and would be hesitant to declare for the draft if he believed the Browns would take him with the first overall pick.

Sports 6 in a row: Pelicans set Suns
Author: 0 6 in a row: Pelicans set Suns

The fact that teams can't just proves Davis is a nightmare you don't want to sleep on. Meanwhile, a few playoff wins, (or even a series win) is exactly what's needed in NOLA to show the fans and Davis that the organization is on the right track for the future.

Sports NWS: Heavy rain predicted, but no flooding in Plymouth
Author: 0 NWS: Heavy rain predicted, but no flooding in Plymouth

More rainfall may worsen the situation. In Union County, a flash flood watch has been issued from noon Tuesday through noon Thursday, with the National Weather Service estimating that between 2 and 3 inches of rain is possible in the El Dorado area.

Sports More Smartphones Lead to Increased Sexting Among Youth
Author: 0 More Smartphones Lead to Increased Sexting Among Youth

Teen sex, on the other hand, has been over the last decade. Madigan added that more studies are needed in this area because it is of rising concern in the present social scenario. Gender did not modify this - boys and girls were equally at risk. Experts have tried to pin down how many and how often teens participate in explicit text messaging, and have had a hard time reaching a consensus; over the years they've predicted that somewhere between 1.3 to 60 percent of teens have sexted-a wide ...

Sports US Open changes: USGA revamps playoff format from 18 holes on Monday
Author: 0 US Open changes: USGA revamps playoff format from 18 holes on Monday

But that has all changed. That was precisely the sentiment I felt when the USGA announced Monday that it was ending its traditional 18-hole playoff in the U.S. Open victor, who were among some 30 players waiting in Palm Beach International Airport for their flight to Mexico for the WGC-Mexico Championship on Monday afternoon, agreed that a more immediate conclusion to the championship was overdue, though they too were puzzled over the USGA opting for a mere two holes.

Sports Scott Walker sued by Eric Holder-backed group over special elections
Author: 0 Scott Walker sued by Eric Holder-backed group over special elections

Scott Walker's refusal to hold special elections is an affront to representative democracy", Eric H. Holder Jr., chairman of NDRC and former USA attorney general, said in a news release. Democrats contend that Walker is delaying the vote in hopes of holding on to two GOP seats after Democrats unexpectedly won a January special election in a Wisconsin district that Donald Trump had carried handily in 2016.

Sports No buyers for Rajinikanth's Kaala in Telugu
Author: 0 No buyers for Rajinikanth's Kaala in Telugu

Here comes some bad news for Rajinikanth fans all over the world.The fans have been waiting for the release of Kaala movie teaser wherein the result is so shocking. Initially, the teaser was all set to release at 11am today . The film's director Ranjith says that Rajinikanth wanted him to do a sequel to Kabali but the personal experiences in Dharavi inspired the filmmaker to write a fresh script.

Sports Roger Goodell to fine Jerry Jones
Author: 0 Roger Goodell to fine Jerry Jones

Jones was very vocal in his opposition to a reported contract extension for Goodell. Despite the protesting from Jones, Goodell's five-year contract extension was approved in December . The Cowboys have yet to comment. Elliott was facing domestic abuse charges. At the same time , Jones was pushing to keep cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott from being suspended.

Sports A Man Posing As A Ride-Share Driver Allegedly Raped Seven Women
Author: 0 A Man Posing As A Ride-Share Driver Allegedly Raped Seven Women

The case is being investigated by the Alhambra and Los Angeles police departments and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. But by the time Morales was arrested Friday , investigators had connected him to a total of seven sexual assaults, dating back to October 2016.

Sports Hokies, #5 Duke clash inside Cassell
Author: 0 Hokies, #5 Duke clash inside Cassell

Jevon Carter scored 21 points and Daxter Miles Jr. added 18 in their final home game, and No. 20 West Virginia rode a hot start to an 84-74 victory over No. Quit cussin", Williams said. Duke finally made a shot, but went 2 for 8 over the final three minutes of the half. As a Kentucky fan, watching Duke lose is always a great night but when you watch the final moments of the game to Céline Dion's My Heart Will Go On, it makes it even better, right? The Blue Devils will be hoping for a ...

Sports Pediatricians Warn That Childhood Obesity Epidemic Isn't Letting Up
Author: 0 Pediatricians Warn That Childhood Obesity Epidemic Isn't Letting Up

The findings, which appear February 26 in the journal Pediatrics , show 35.1 percent of children in the United States were overweight in 2016, a 4.7 percent increase compared to 2014. In 1999, roughly 29% of children ages 2 to 19 were overweight . "Diabetes is rare, but not as rare things like sleep apnea, asthma, and pain in their joints" are likely from a young age, plus 'if they have already developed obesity in pre-school, their obesity is going to be worse and worse the older they ...

Sports Jon Jones hit with fine and ban for failed UFC214 drug test
Author: 0 Jon Jones hit with fine and ban for failed UFC214 drug test

After almost three hours of testimony, California State Athletic Commission executive director Andy Foster gave his recommendation for punishment: a fine of 40 percent of Jones' purse for his fight at UFC 214, which was $500,000. According to MMA journalist Ariel Helwani, the CSAC won't reinstate Jones' license until after any USADA ban has been served. This is the second failed drug test of Jones' career.

Sports Lion mauls woman to death at game reserve in South Africa
Author: 0 Lion mauls woman to death at game reserve in South Africa

Emergency services were immediately summoned. "Tragically, the victim had sustained severe injuries and she died at the scene", 911 spokesman Nick Dollman told the BBC. A lioness in Africa. The sanctuary offers volunteer opportunities, saying, "You will enjoy the spectacular African bush and come face-to-face with majestic lions and hear their magnificent roars at night".

Sports Dylan Donahue charged with DWI
Author: 0 Dylan Donahue charged with DWI

The passenger in Donahue's auto was charged with disorderly conduct and obstruction during the investigation, police said. Past year as a rookie, Donahue played in four games for the Jets , tallying five tackles, before an injury landed him on injured reserve for the remainder of the season.

Sports Renault will hold Red Bull to May deadline on 2019 engine
Author: 0 Renault will hold Red Bull to May deadline on 2019 engine

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen had a mixed first day of his 2018 testing programme, missing out on the morning running due to a technical issue. "Maybe we are going to compress it to jump on the most important items that we need to run today". A year ago, Hamilton set the fastest lap on the first day of pre-season testing.

Sports Record 100m sprinter Usain Bolt to line up at Old Trafford
Author: 0 Record 100m sprinter Usain Bolt to line up at Old Trafford

Sprint legend Usain Bolt is apparently set to sign for South African football team Mamelodi Sundowns on Tuesday. The Soccer Aid match will take part on June 10 at Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium. Bolt sent social media into meltdown on Sunday after he revealed he had signed for a football team which he did not mention the name. The match is aimed at supporting children in danger all around the world.

Sports Jarvis Landry: Playmaker or product of scheme?
Author: 0 Jarvis Landry: Playmaker or product of scheme?

It's assumed one reason the Dolphins placed the franchise tag on Landry instead of the transition tag is so they could be certain to get something in return if Landry departs. Last season, Landry was paid a base salary of $893,852 in the final season of his rookie contract. He set a record with 400 receptions in his first four National Football League seasons and recorded over 1,100 receiving yards in 2015 and 2016.

Sports Bruins' Patrice Bergeron Out At Least Two Weeks With Fractured Foot
Author: 0 Bruins' Patrice Bergeron Out At Least Two Weeks With Fractured Foot

Bergeron played through some discomfort in the team's game in Buffalo on Monday. Just don't ever say Bergeron doesn't live up to the standard of toughness in Boston . Bergeron will be re-evaluated in two weeks. Not only that, but the Bruins' margin for error should they go into a tailspin without Bergeron is massive.

Sports Barcelona enter race for Chelsea and Man United target
Author: 0 Barcelona enter race for Chelsea and Man United target

Napoli are now four points clear at the top of the Serie A table, having a played a game more than reigning champions Juventus and Pochettino admits he is fan of their style of football. Ok, we'll see how it's going to work. Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld is emerging as a serious target for Barcelona amid growing reports that Manchester United could trigger a deal to sign Samuel Umtiti.

Sports F1: Alonso does six laps before a wheel comes off
Author: 0 F1: Alonso does six laps before a wheel comes off

Insisting that the team's programme meant he was never likely to do much running in the morning, he continued: "I'm the one that did most laps in the afternoon, others had a little bit too many issues". "When we had that issue we reverse the programme, we didn't have as big a stop for lunch that we planned". In total it accumulated just 425 laps in eight days.