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Sports Lewis Hamilton takes pole in Spain
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton takes pole in Spain

Imagine if I got excited now, knowing that we still have all the problems. When it was put to him that Hamilton appeared hurt that he had not been able to take pole position recently, Lauda replied: "You're absolutely right". Kubica was replacing Russian rookie Sergey Sirotkin, who returns for second practice and the race but has a three-place grid penalty. Most teams brought significant updates to Spain, which marks the beginning of the European season in F1.

Sports Pakistan VS Ireland Test: Match Begins Today, First Day was Washed Out
Author: 0 Pakistan VS Ireland Test: Match Begins Today, First Day was Washed Out

Imam, the nephew of Pakistan selection chief and former Test batsman Inzamam-ul-Haq, scored a hundred on his one-day global debut against Sri Lanka a year ago. Babar Azam had hit three nice boundaries in his 14 as Pakistan went past 100 before Murtagh moved one away and caught the edge through to his Middlesex team-mate Stirling at second slip.

Sports Hawks expected to offer head-coaching job to Sixers assistant Lloyd Pierce
Author: 0 Hawks expected to offer head-coaching job to Sixers assistant Lloyd Pierce

The Hawks are expected to go into rebuilding mode after finishing last season with a 24-58 record. The Hawks announced Friday they had agreed to terms on a deal with Pierce. Pierce, whose playing career intersected with two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash at Santa Clara (1994-98), had been an assistant coach at one college stop (Santa Clara) and four NBA franchises (Cavaliers, Grizzlies, Warriors, 76ers), prior to accepting the head-coaching job with the Hawks.

Sports Vegas Golden Knights vs. Winnipeg Jets, 5-12-2018 - Prediction & Preview
Author: 0 Vegas Golden Knights vs. Winnipeg Jets, 5-12-2018 - Prediction & Preview

They're contributing in various ways, including with secondary scoring and a freedom from the past playoff failures that became a burden for Capitals veterans. "It's only round 2". "Remember the year prior in Florida, the wonderful job he did with that team". 5 - Head coach Gerard Gallant , who was sacked by the Florida Panthers in 2016, is viewed as a near-lock for the Jack Adams Award thanks to using an up-tempo system that has Vegas ranked in the top half of the league in goals (3.27), ...

Sports West Ham United 0-0 Manchester United: Four Things We Learned
Author: 0 West Ham United 0-0 Manchester United: Four Things We Learned

We needed a point to finish second, they didn't need anything because they did the job last match at Leicester but they played to win. Manchester United , though, definitely should not be getting used to finishes like this and a push for the title must be the goal for next term, alongside with better results in the Champions League.

Sports Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels, 5-12
Author: 0 Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels, 5-12

After posting just 6.89 strikeouts per nine last season, Gibson has ballooned that number to 10.24 this season, while maintaining his ground ball rate and lowering his home run per fly ball rate from 18.3 to 6.5 percent in 2018. Lohse's best year came in 2012 when he finished seventh in NL Cy Young Award balloting, going 16-3 with a 2.86 ERA for the Cardinals. Twins are 7-2 in Gibsons last 9 road starts.

Sports Matt Harvey puts up zeroes in first game away from the Mets
Author: 0 Matt Harvey puts up zeroes in first game away from the Mets

He got off to a good start with the Reds on Friday night, though, pitching four strong innings and allowing just one hit. I love that in a pitcher. "I want him to have success and get back to where he feels like he is himself..." I have a lot of good friends on that team and will for a long time.

Sports Nikita Kucherov relishes chance to face Alex Ovechkin in East Final
Author: 0 Nikita Kucherov relishes chance to face Alex Ovechkin in East Final

Washington's first two power plays of Game 1 lasted a total of 43 seconds before the lamp was lit. Even with the win, the Capitals had to overcome plenty of challenges, and perhaps the toughest of the night was ignoring the antics of Tampa Bay's favorite astronaut and trying to keep a straight face.

Sports Lukaku may only be fit for bench role in final - Jose
Author: 0 Lukaku may only be fit for bench role in final - Jose

United have since gone two games without a goal and Mourinho is keen to have Lukaku back to play a part - any part - at Wembley. The Portuguese, however, hopes the Belgium global could play the FA Cup final against the Blues. "Belgium legend Wilmots managed the Red Devils" "golden generation" for four years but failed to advance past the quarter-finals of the 2014 World Cup or Euro 2016, and Lukaku has now launched a scathing attack on him, after he admitted that he didn't want to ...

Sports Mixed fortunes for Rory McIlroy on day one at TPC Sawgrass
Author: 0 Mixed fortunes for Rory McIlroy on day one at TPC Sawgrass

He kept backing off, trying to decide between sand wedge and pitching wedge. On the back nine, Simpson went bonkers and started to pull away from the competition. After taking four to get down from greenside rough at the par-five second, slipping back to level par with a six there, he chipped in for birdie at the fourth but had to work hard to par his way home for his 71.

Author: 0 Updated NBA Finals Odds 5/11/18 Who Do Oddsmakers Favor?

The Warriors, meanwhile, had an adjusted scoring margin of 5.8 per game, which means if these two teams met on a neutral court the Rockets should be favored by 2.4 points. Andre Iguodala #9 of the Golden State Warriors dunks the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena on January 15, 2018 in Cleveland.

Sports Conte has concerns for his Chelsea future
Author: 0 Conte has concerns for his Chelsea future

Tenth-placed United wrap up their campaign with a home game against Chelsea on Sunday. Most importantly, Liverpool and Chelsea are still battling for the final Champions League spot, while Southampton and Swansea are fighting to avoid the drop.

Sports Jose Mourinho 'not totally happy' with second place
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho 'not totally happy' with second place

As he reflected on how to close the 17-point gap to Manchester City , he said: "Some of the people we have, they have to be more consistent in their performance and we need more quality". Now we have the 41 points we feel better and we feel calm. Midfielder Michael Carrick says Liverpool remain bigger rivals to Manchester United than neighbours and Premier League champions Manchester City.

Sports Wenger: I don't know where my future lies
Author: 0 Wenger: I don't know where my future lies

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang did level but Vardy's penalty and a late strike from Riyad Mahrez settled the game, leaving the Gunners with the same away record as relegated West Brom ahead of Sunday's finale at Huddersfield. "For me, Allegri has done remarkable work at Juve with a budget far from that of the big European teams", he said. Wenger's biggest flaw over the last decade has been the refusal to follow the trend of pressing all over the pitch, which, coupled with using the same expansive ...

Sports Klopp: Promoted managers could challenge Guardiola for Premier League award
Author: 0 Klopp: Promoted managers could challenge Guardiola for Premier League award

The estimation done by Dailymail reveals how much each club in the top-flight will be earning this season and Manchester United have the most which is around £148.9million while City stands to make £147.4m. City have risen to become one of Europe's elite clubs since Abu Dhabi billionaire Sheikh Mansour took them over in 2008. "It's something nobody ever did before, and we want to do it".

Sports Somehow, none of Brad Stevens' peers voted him as NBA's best coach
Author: 0 Somehow, none of Brad Stevens' peers voted him as NBA's best coach

And the other guys that got votes, they're unbelievable. Casey's Raptors finished first in the Eastern Conference this regular season after going 59-23, which was the second-best record in the league. Zero of the league's 29 other coaches voted for him. Ironically, there's a strong chance that Casey will be fired by the Raptors after getting swept by the Cavaliers in the second round, according to TSN .

Sports KKR loses to Mumbai Indians by 102 runs
Author: 0 KKR loses to Mumbai Indians by 102 runs

While Ishan Kishan's blitzkrieg ensured MI would have ended somewhere around 180-185 but Ben Cutting's quickfire assault in the final over against Piyush Chawla took MI beyond KKR . The highlight of his innings was when he hit Kuldeep Yadav for four consecutive sixes in the 14 over with some beautifully executed shots. KKR slipped a rung to the fifth spot after a crushing 102-run defeat to MI at the Eden Gardens, here, on Wednesday night, days after MI continued its dominance over the ...

Sports The Buttler did it, Royals still in contention
Author: 0 The Buttler did it, Royals still in contention

Jos Buttler's fourth consecutive IPL fifty, and K Gowtham's decisive four-ball 13 in the 19th over of the chase helped seal Rajasthan Royals' final-over win against Chennai Super Kings to keep them in contention for the playoffs. Sam Billings replaced an injured Lungi Ngidi in Chennai XI. Rajasthan makes two changes Ankit Sharma comes in and Prashant Chopra makes his debut.

Sports Xiaomi Clever Home Products Get Google Assistant Service
Author: 0 Xiaomi Clever Home Products Get Google Assistant Service

Each of these products sound pretty straightforward, but just in case you need a breakdown, here we go. It's a touch-sensitive panel on the top and, today, Google Assistant may be utilized to run the Bedside Lamp via voice management. The Mi Bedside Lamp and Mi LED Smart Bulb offer 16 million color options, while the Plug can connect any appliance to your network. These three Xiaomi smart home products represent only a fraction of Xiaomi's products that it sells in countries like ...

Sports Dustin Johnson part of 6-way tie for lead at Players
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson part of 6-way tie for lead at Players

McIlroy found water, sand, rough and dirt in a topsy-turvy, adventurous round, yet still managed to sign for a sub-par round, a one-under-par 71. "I don't think I putted very well around here as a whole", Johnson told reporters after his round.

Sports Carvalhal axed by Swansea after taking club to brink of relegation
Author: 0 Carvalhal axed by Swansea after taking club to brink of relegation

However, Swansea's form has nosedived in recent weeks and a run of eight games without a win has left them facing nearly certain relegation. The Saints squad were due to stay at the Marriott hotel in Swansea but were told the hotel had been hit with a virus, even though it remained open for the public to make bookings.

Sports Brazil's Dani Alves ruled out of World Cup with knee injury
Author: 0 Brazil's Dani Alves ruled out of World Cup with knee injury

PSG said the 35-year-old would need at least three weeks to recover after suffering a "high detachment of the anterior cruciate ligament with a posterior external sprain". Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil right-back Dani Alves could return to fitness before the end of the month after undergoing surgery on his knee. CBF coordinator Edu Gaspar said Alves was teary-eyed, but sent a positive message to his teammates.

Sports Atletico Madrid join the race for Alvaro Morata
Author: 0 Atletico Madrid join the race for Alvaro Morata

Cascarino also added that waiting for the right time is something that Chelsea strikers are doing too often which gives the opportunity for defenders or keepers to intercept instead the Blues forwards should just shoot on sight, "Sometimes the Chelsea striker seems to be waiting for the flawless situation to arise before he takes aim at goal".

Sports Lewis Hamilton: Understanding of auto worse than a year ago
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: Understanding of auto worse than a year ago

Romain Grosjean , who crashed under the safety auto in Azerbaijan, was the first to face trouble in the afternoon session, losing control of his Haas and getting stuck on the gravel. And the team's motorsport advisor Helmut Marko warned: "We'll let them drive free but in future we will tell the race engineers that they will have to intervene when we see that it could escalate again".

Sports Japan side Vissel Kobe deny Andres Iniesta offer
Author: 0 Japan side Vissel Kobe deny Andres Iniesta offer

The 33-year-old also said he is trying to enjoy his last couple of games at his boyhood club and feels there is still a unique milestone for Barca to achieve before he leaves. Unlike Gallop, Vissel Kobe's head of player development Atsuhiro Miura moved to quash speculation linking his club to Iniesta. There are things to seal, little details and I will try and choose the best option.

Sports Ireland take on Pakistan in historic Test
Author: 0 Ireland take on Pakistan in historic Test

There are records of cricket being played in Ireland as early as 1731, with Dublin's Phoenix Cricket Club - still going - founded in 1830. Ireland first made the rest of the cricket world sit up and take notice when they skittled out the touring West Indies, reputed to have enjoyed some typically generous Irish hospitality, for just 25 on their way to a victory at Sion Mills in 1969.

Sports Wayne Rooney's career in England 'perfect', says Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney's career in England 'perfect', says Jose Mourinho

Everton manager Sam Allardyce says that Wayne Rooney is free to leave Goodison Park should he wish, but insists that the Englishman has not yet asked to join DC United . You have Gerrard, Lampard, Vieira, so many of them. "I thought it was nice that he went back to Everton , but it never quite works when you go back", Neville told Sky Sports.

Sports Mohamed Salah:
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah: "I'm going nowhere".

Should the Reds lose Sunday and miss out on the Champions League via the Premier League standings, the club could still land a spot in next year's tournament if they defeat Real Madrid in this year's final on May 26 in Kiev . "We are very comfortable about playing in the Champions League next season". I am absolutely made up to hear Salah sees his future at Liverpool and given the impact he has had at the club, there is no reason he can not help Klopp and co.

Sports Nashville is leading contender to host 2019 National Football League draft
Author: 0 Nashville is leading contender to host 2019 National Football League draft

A decision is expected to be announced during the league's spring meeting May 22-23 in Atlanta. "We are thrilled that Nashville is one of the finalist cities for the 2019 or 2020 NFL Draft", said Strunk. "I think they each bring their own twist to it, their own flavor, and I think that's what's really made it so special for us in the couple years we've been moving it around".

Sports Rafael Palmeiro, 53, will play for independent-league team in Texas
Author: 0 Rafael Palmeiro, 53, will play for independent-league team in Texas

Patrick Palmeiro, a 28-year-old third baseman, has spent the last three seasons in the independent leagues after washing out of the White Sox' system. He is the only player with 500 or more home runs and 3,000 or more hits not in the Hall, with Albert Pujols and Alex Rodriguez not yet eligible. All of Palmeiro's comments leading up to this comeback, though, seem to indicate that it won't be a one game stunt.

Sports West Ham v Manchester United
Author: 0 West Ham v Manchester United

The Red Devils started to utilise the wings after 20 minutes and nearly got the breakthrough after the hosts' goalkeeper Adrian made a double save to deny Alexis Sanchez and Luke Shaw in quick succession. "Now we have the objective to finish with more than 80 points", Mourinho added. 'David de Gea will be rested, it gives a chance for Sergio Romero to play, I can make changes'.

Sports Skechers sues Adidas, citing federal arrests in college basketball investigation
Author: 0 Skechers sues Adidas, citing federal arrests in college basketball investigation

While Adidas, as a company, is denying this, Adidas executive Jim Gatto was among 10 men arrested by FBI agents in late September, following a two-year investigation into bribes and corruption in college basketball. And, because of this, it created false advertising and unfair competition. A USA appeals court says a shoe made by American footwear giant Skechers is almost identical to an iconic Adidas shoe and likely confuses consumers about their manufacturers.

Sports Natural disaster felt in parts of Pakistan
Author: 0 Natural disaster felt in parts of Pakistan

An natural disaster of moderate intensity measuring 5.3 on worldwide Richter scale jolted parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, Punjab and Islamabad on Thursday evening, said an official of Pakistan Metrological Department (PMD). Tremors were felt in Chitral, Batkhela, Bunir, Swat, Shangla, Malakand, Dir and Swabi districts among other areas of the province. No loss of life or property has been reported yet.

Sports Eagles to sign RB Jones
Author: 0 Eagles to sign RB Jones

Over his three-year career, Jones has recorded 248 carries for 964 rushing yards and six touchdowns. He'll serve as a backup in Philadelphia too, and it'll be interesting to see if he can start to turn his career around. More on Jones: Amazingly, he carried 16 times for 135 yards and a touchdown in a 27-20 victory over the Eagles on October 16, 2016, and hasn't even touched the ball 16 times since.

Sports Arsene Wenger blames poor officiating for Leicester defeat
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger blames poor officiating for Leicester defeat

The highlights of Wenger's farewell have been home victories over West Ham and Burnley , the latter followed by an emotional on-pitch presentation to mark his final match in charge at the Emirates Stadium. Asked for his advice to the new man, Wenger said: "Respect the values of the club". On Thursday, I will come back and clear my office. 'I have some work to do in France [next week] on Monday, Tuesday.

Sports David Price to forgo 'Fortnite' habit if needed, pitches Saturday vs. Jays
Author: 0 David Price to forgo 'Fortnite' habit if needed, pitches Saturday vs. Jays

He has not pitched since May 3. "But until I hear or read about some other explanation for the sudden onset of carpal tunnel syndrome in a pitcher, I'll go with what's in front of our face for now". Even still, it's likely that a contingent of Red Sox players will be holed up in their hotel rooms with headsets on, glued to computer monitors, playing a game that's gained worldwide attention.

Sports Nick Collison announces retirement from National Basketball Association
Author: 0 Nick Collison announces retirement from National Basketball Association

He appeared in 910 regular-season games, and 91 playoff games, third most in franchise history (behind Gary Payton and Fred Brown). One was spent in Seattle - that final, dramatic year when the franchise was being wrestled away - and eight in Oklahoma City, serving as two figureheads of a budding perennial contender building from the ground floor.

Sports Peyton Manning considering joining bid to purchase Carolina Panthers
Author: 0 Peyton Manning considering joining bid to purchase Carolina Panthers

Peyton Manning reportedly has been courted to join an ownership group that is bidding on the Carolina Panthers . According to The Charlotte Observer , Charleston billionaire Ben Navarro offered Manning a spot in the ownership group that is now bidding on the Carolina franchise and the former quarterback is still mulling whether he wants to come on as a limited partner.

Sports Game 7 is tonight for Jets, Predators
Author: 0 Game 7 is tonight for Jets, Predators

He has a 3-3 record, 3.25 goals against average, and a.906 save percentage. Nashville knows the strategy can work as they won Game 4 and Game 6 with stellar defense. "It's just another game for all of us", Laine said. That's why they play the games. How do you stop him period? "I think as a Predator and playing at Bridgestone, you come to the arena and the atmosphere and the energy is remarkable".

Sports Hamilton needs pace, not 'weird' races
Author: 0 Hamilton needs pace, not 'weird' races

Last week, Miami City Commissioner, Ken Russell, tweeted a map of the proposed layout of the street track which measures 2.6 miles and would pass around the American Airlines Arena, home to the Miami Heat NBA team, and run down the palm-tree lined Biscayne Boulevard, alongside the city's famous seafront.

Sports Klopp is interested in ex-Dortmund star Dembele
Author: 0 Klopp is interested in ex-Dortmund star Dembele

The German is said to be a big fan and is frustrated that he never got to work with the winger as Dembele joined the club a year after Klopp departed, leading to his interest in adding Dembele to his already prolific attack on Merseyside. However, Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu moved quickly to quash all talk of a summer exit . "We are finishing the season and then there will be meetings", he told Catalan radio station RAC 1 .

Sports Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal looks to seal last-eight spot
Author: 0 Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal looks to seal last-eight spot

Nadal has now won 21 consecutive matches on the red dirt after another stunning exhibition in his homeland, Schwartzman putting up a strong fight but failing to deny the Spaniard another entry into the record books. But the Argentinian double-faulted to give his opponent a second break in the very next game, as Nadal sealed a straight-forward victory in an hour and 44 minutes.

Author: 0 Mohamed Salah… not Mohamed Salah!

The 25-year-old's sensational form has guided the Reds to the Champions League final. According to him, Zinedine Zidane is a huge fan of Mohamed Salah , and Real Madrid are "focused" on trying to bring the Liverpool superstar to the Santiago Bernabeu, with Gareth Bale's departure providing the hole required in the squad.

Sports Danny Cipriani named in England squad to tour South Africa in June
Author: 0 Danny Cipriani named in England squad to tour South Africa in June

England have won just three of their previous 13 Tests on South African soil - coming in 1972, 1994 and 2000 - and Jones has told his team to marry physicality with mental toughness. "We wouldn't have picked him if we didn't think he was capable of doing that". "Life is full of contradictions". "It's fascinating for me having worked there", Jones said.

Sports Dhawan blasts Sunrisers past Daredevils
Author: 0 Dhawan blasts Sunrisers past Daredevils

DD, on the other hand, are nearly out of the contest as even if they win all of their remaining games, they will finish with 14 points provided that they win all games. But a determined Pant went through to his fourth fifty of the tournament a ball later with a muscled six over deep midwicket off Shakib. Dhawan scored 33, while Hales contributed with 45.

Sports Chelsea top-four hopes hanging by a thread, as Huddersfield survive
Author: 0 Chelsea top-four hopes hanging by a thread, as Huddersfield survive

Cesar Azpilicueta drilled over a low cross that prompted a panicked clearance from Mathias Zanka and the ball hit Alonso in the face before rebounding into the Huddersfield net. It's down to the whole team for the defensive work we did today, they didn't have a lot of chances. Wagner was happy to help his friend Jurgen Klopp: "We have done Jurgen Klopp a favour but that is the least that you can do for a good friend!" The precious point takes the Terriers up to 16th place and four ...