Mercedes confirms 'phase 2.1' upgrade for Hamilton and Bottas

24 Jun, 2018

That left four times world champion Hamilton, now a point behind Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel after seven races, at a disadvantage to rivals who had engine upgrades for the race in Montreal. The pole, in a time of one minute 30.029 seconds, was his third of the year and pushed his Formula One record to 75. The team did not reveal if he was using a revised or updated engine.


NBA Draft 2018: Who Are The Biggest Winners And Losers?

24 Jun, 2018

The Spurs haven't had a pick higher than 20 since Tim Duncan was drafted in 1997. It's a no brainer for the Suns to take Ayton with the franchise's first No. There was a big cheer from the crowd gathered at Talking Stick Resort Arena for a party to celebrate the highest pick in franchise history. Between his outstanding physical profile and the 20.1 points per game he averaged on 61.2% shooting during his lone season with the Wildcats , it's easy to see why the Suns were enamored with ...


Brazil, Germany seek rebounds as favourites on weekend World Cup odds

24 Jun, 2018

However, they were humiliated in Japan and South Korea four years later after failing to get out of a group featuring Senegal, Denmark and Uruguay. Argentina may win or lose, but Messi's "Natural Power" - the slogan on that publicity campaign - will go on well past this World Cup .


Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard, Dries Mertens doubtful for England game

24 Jun, 2018

He tried to play through it, but he couldn't. "He will be assessed and then we will find out in 48 hours". Barring major upsets, the 28 June tie against Gareth Southgate's men in Kaliningrad will decide who tops the group and Martinez was wary of England's threat.


Coutinho: Brazil team not just about Neymar

22 Jun, 2018

Brazil defender Danilo has been ruled out of Friday's Group E game with Costa Rica with a thigh problem and will be replaced by Corinthians right-back Fagner, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Thursday. But the spotlight will also be on Coutinho, whose performance against Switzerland contrasted with Neymar's lackluster showing. Brazil , despite a noticeable competitive advantage, are unable to interrupt a successful series of Switzerland , which in recent times with the ...


Uruguay v Saudi Arabia 20 June 2018

22 Jun, 2018

On his 100th global cap, the Barcelona striker tapped home the winning goal from close range in the 23rd minute - his first of the tournament. Iran had relied nearly entirely on their steely defence to keep them in the match for the first 54 minutes and it was only after the ball had deflected off Costa's knee and into the net that they took the game to the Spanish.


Tottenham should target Koulibaly with Sarri reportedly eyeing teammate Albiol for Chelsea

22 Jun, 2018

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has revealed that Maurizio Sarri will be Chelsea's coach next season. Brazilian central defender David Luiz had been snubbed by manager Antonio Conte and Gary Cahill's poor form meant that Chelsea had to utilize a young Dane called Andreas Christensen in the heart of the defence.


DeAndre Ayton will be the Phoenix Suns’ first overall pick

22 Jun, 2018

Ayton revealed that he has no other workouts planned with other teams. Ayton's ties with Arizona go back to 2015 since he played high school in Phoenix before joining the Wildcats. "It was everything that we expected from DeAndre". But Ayton seems certain he will be the top pick. There are questions about his defense, but if he can answer those he can be the monster two-way player he wants to be.


Trump Holds Rally in Duluth

22 Jun, 2018

Many NBA players and some coaches, including LeBron James and Gregg Popovich, have been outspoken critics of President Trump . "I couldn't tell ", Trump continued. Trump has been trying to win over Congressional support on immigration amid a crisis along the border involving the separation of immigrant children from their families.


Mbappe puts France ahead to become youngest scorer for Les Bleus

22 Jun, 2018

Nicknamed "my little Obama" by his former Monaco teammate Benjamin Mendy , 19-year-old Mbappe's first-half effort secured a second consecutive win for the French, though it was a disjointed display by one of the tournament favorites. "The aim here is to make sure we do better tomorrow". There was this huge mass of people following us. "It is something that is unique and fantastic".


Croatia pulls off shocking upset against Argentina

22 Jun, 2018

Argentina , which has not missed the second round since failing to qualify for the 1970 World Cup, has not been eliminated. Replying to his comments after Spain's narrow 1-0 escape against Iran on Wednesday, Ramos said, "In Argentina , they know that Maradona is light years away from the best Argentine player in history, which for me is Lionel Messi ".


Phanatic Shoots Phillies Fan in the Face With Hot Dog Cannon

22 Jun, 2018

The big green mascot came out with his hot dog launcher, and was about to launch them into the stands. Per the report, the Phillies did reach out to McVay to apologize and "the Phanatic feels bad about what happened" (although we're not exactly sure how he explained that sentiment).


Poland vs Senegal: Teranga Lions lift African spirits

22 Jun, 2018

Cisse conceded there was an element of luck as Senegal benefited from a deflected Thiago Cionek own goal and a bad error by 'keeper Wojciech Szczesny, but said the Polish mistakes came through pressure exerted by his team. He was also the catalyst to Senegal's first goal and showed his predatory instincts to prod home the Lions of Teranga's second of the game. The Aliu Cisse-led team gets three points.


Cleveland Cavs not actively shopping Kevin Love

21 Jun, 2018

The Cavs have been signaling that theyre looking to upgrade their team from the group that was swept out of the Finals this month, whether James stays or goes. Friday's Draft is shaping up to be one for the ages. This isn't the only time which Walker has been linked with a move away from Charlotte, as the point guard was linked with a trade away from the Hornets around the trade deadline earlier this year, but nothing came to fruition.


National Basketball Association trade grades: Hornets will deal Dwight Howard to Nets

21 Jun, 2018

The Nets will be Howard's sixth National Basketball Association team in the past eight seasons and his fourth different franchise in four years. Mozgov, first through his agent and later on a personal entry on Scorum , expressed his unhappiness with how his playing time vanished last season.


Spurs' Leonard wants trade to LA

21 Jun, 2018

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich traveled Tuesday to Southern California and met with Kawhi Leonard prior to Thursday's National Basketball Association draft, league sources told ESPN . Leonard is a bona fide top-five player. I understand the risk with him being traded to another team, enjoying his time there and signing an extension, but I value building a team instead of depleting a roster for one star, especially given how the National Basketball Association is moving toward ...


Iran vs. Spain live stream

21 Jun, 2018

The Spaniards faced Cristiano Ronaldo at his finest in their first World Cup game and walked away with a single point against Portugal after a 3-3 draw. CJ: That Iran throw-in will go down in history. That goal is one step closer thanks to Costa's intervention, but Spain need to add more strings to their bow and be more malleable in the face of their opponent after being slow to adapt against Iran .


Phil Mickelson purposely putts moving ball at US Open

21 Jun, 2018

With his missed bogey putt appearing to head off the green, Mickelson hit it back towards the hole before eventually needing eight strokes to complete the par-four 13th. "You always want it to be about the person who won". "Golf is a game of skill, and also integrity", said a Boston-area golfer, 56, who saw the Mickelson meltdown.


Uruguay defeat Saudi Arabia 1-0, qualify for knockout stages

21 Jun, 2018

However, a Saudi Arabia victory will make the final group game for them and Uruguay the determining factor for advancing. It is set to face Luis Suarez's Uruguay on Wednesday before concluding group play next week against Egypt . "We still have a game to play against Saudi Arabia and we will give our all in that game but our chances (of going to the second round) are minimal", Cuper said.


6 events that would make this draft day the best ever

21 Jun, 2018

The win allows Doncic to attend the draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. To complete his final season with Spain powerhouse Real Madrid, the 19-year-old amassed a EuroLeague title, EuroLeague MVP, his second straight EuroLeague Rising Star award, Liga ACB title, and a Liga ACB regular season MVP.


Senegal punishes Poland errors for 2-1 victory in World Cup

20 Jun, 2018

An unfortunate Thiago Cionek own goal and a first global strike from M'Baye Niang helped Senegal upset Poland in their Group H clash in Moscow . It was a match billed as a straight fight between super-strikers Robert Lewandowski and Sadio Mane but Cisse said Senegal "controlled the game tactically and emotionally" to contain the Bayern Munich dangerman.


Egypt rue Salah injury as Russians run rampant

20 Jun, 2018

Egypt, whose final group game is against the Saudis, have only the slimmest of chances of staying in the tournament although they will at least be hopeful of picking up a first win in what is their third World Cup . Whether it was the shoulder or not, it was a shame to see him struggle to recreate the form that has turned him into a Ballon d'Or contender. "He couldn't prepare with us in the training camp, he had to train alone".


Sweden See Off Korea Republic In Tight Affair

20 Jun, 2018

However, it took the European side over an hour to break the deadlock, as their furious appeals saw VAR award a penalty for Kim Min-Woo's clumsy challenge on Viktor Claesson . "We have to win our next two games or that's the World Cup done with". Sweden had been the better team for much of the game - and finished with 15 attempts on goal to South Korea's five - but couldn't beat goalkeeper Jo Hyeon-woo until the penalty.


Neymar hobbles out of training after feeling 'pain' in his ankle

20 Jun, 2018

According to the Spanish newspaper Marca, the striker left the session accompanied by the team's physiotherapist after suffering a pain in his ankle. After making his World Cup bow this summer with a controversial spaghetti haircut, which drove social media mad, he's shook things up once more.


Fans celebrate as England win World Cup opener

20 Jun, 2018

Yes, there have been changes off the pitch in recent years but when it comes to playing the match, you'd have to say it was similar to previous regimes: a lack of energy, ideas and penetration. "It's a massive boost, a massive bonus, we kept going". "I felt positive at 1-1, the pace did drop off a bit". "We had some of them in our eyes and some of them in our mouth".



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