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Lewis Hamilton 'can't afford another weekend' like Monaco
- June 06, 2017

Vettel , who claimed Ferrari's first victory on the Cote d'Azur in 16 years, now has the buffer of a race victory over Hamilton in this year's see-saw title battle. "Of course I can't afford another weekend like this, at the going rate with the Ferraris quick", he said. I was very happy with how the race went. Lewis Hamilton will sit down with his Mercedes team in the coming days as he attempts to get on top of the vehicle problems which are threatening to derail his challenge for a ... (more...)
Murray Rounding into Form ahead of Nishikori QF Clash Murray Rounding into Form ahead of Nishikori QF Clash
- June 06, 2017

The powerful 21-year-old Khachanov, playing in his third Grand Slam event, showed flashes of brilliance in the sunshine but not for long enough spells to worry Murray, who is through to the quarter-finals for the seventh time. 28 seed Caroline Garcia knocked out fellow Frenchwoman Alize Cornet 6-2, 6-4 to set up a matchup with second-seed Karolina Pliskova. It has been 34 years since a Frenchman won the tournament in Paris . (more...)
The Warriors are ripping up every bit of National Basketball Association history The Warriors are ripping up every bit of National Basketball Association history
- June 06, 2017

Barnes went 5-of-32 in the last three games of the 2016 Finals. News that the pain and headaches that kept the coach away from the team for the first 43 games of last season had returned in April shocked fans in the Bay Area, where Kerr is a beloved figure. (more...)
Coach Bosz leaves Ajax for Borussia Dortmund Coach Bosz leaves Ajax for Borussia Dortmund
- June 06, 2017

The 53-year-old has replaced Thomas Tuchel in the hotseat after he was sacked despite delivering the DFB-Pokal trophy, likely as a result of his strained relationship with the powers that be at the club. CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke also declared that club chiefs had been "worn out" by the German coach. Reportedly , since there is no buy-out clause in his contract with his previous club, Ajax receive €5 million for compensation in order to buy out his contract. (more...)
Trump unveils plan to upgrade air traffic control system
- June 06, 2017

The push to privatize the system comes as the airline industry and regulators have managed an extensive period of safety in the skies. Under the plan , a private, non-profit company would handle air traffic control instead of the federal government, specifically the Federal Aviation Administration. (more...)
ICC Champions Trophy: SL captain Upul Tharanga suspended for 2 games
- June 06, 2017

South Africa scored just 44 runs in 12 overs when Quinton de Kock was caught behind off Nuwan Pradeep , and the medium-pacer nearly had his second wicket shortly after as du Plessis, on 8, skied a hook shot into the leg side. Tharanga also added that skipper Angelo Mathews, who almost missed out on returning to full fitness for the game against South Africa , will most likely be available for the next match against the defending champions. (more...)
Saed Kolasinac signs for Arsenal F.C Saed Kolasinac signs for Arsenal F.C
- June 06, 2017

The FA Cup winners say the 23-year-old left back will join from German club Schalke, where his contract is ending. Here is a look at some of Sead Kolasinac skills and tackles for Schalke . My strengths are my mentality. "Arsenal has a huge tradition and I followed the club as a young boy, in the days of Jens Lehmann and Thierry Henry ", he said. (more...)
Wawrinka, Murray, Halep in action in 4th round in Paris
- June 06, 2017

Dealing quite well with a swirling wind that other players complained about, Murray made only 14 unforced errors and broke the strong-serving Khachanov five times. "It's not easy to play on". 'I don't even know if I win or lost. "I take great experience from this match and playing on the Centre Court . All the credit to Andy". (more...)
Andy Murray eases past Karen Khachanov to reach French Open quarter-finals
- June 06, 2017

In doing so, he clocked up a 650th Tour-level victory. The Scot largely dispensed with the chuntering and lapses that accompanied his first two matches as he maintained the momentum established in beating Juan Martin del Potro with an assured display on Court Philippe Chatrier . (more...)
The Warriors had the second '50/40/90' game in NBA Finals history
- June 06, 2017

We're hungry". "It's easy to say we can look at the film and make adjustments, but overall we just - as an entire unit - we need to play better", said Love. "You never know who will come up and show up for us". "The talent on the floor in this series is just unbelievable", Warriors head coach Steve Kerr marvelled after returning to the bench for the first time in 11 games in these playoffs. (more...)
Bonino tests injured foot, scratched in Game 4
- June 06, 2017

It snapped a 12-game goal-less stretch for Crosby in the Stanley Cup Final - since Game 4 against the Red Wings in 2009 - and it was Crosby's first-ever goal in a Stanley Cup final road contest . Crosby had another breakaway midway through the second, and Rinne stopped him not once but twice. Sidney Crosby said he and his teammates have to take that to heart, no matter how hard it is to do at this late juncture. (more...)
LeBron's triple-double not almost enough for the Cavaliers LeBron's triple-double not almost enough for the Cavaliers
- June 06, 2017

You can tell he's a man on a mission. Three days after lamenting 42.5 percent shooting and 21 misses in 33 3-point attempts, Golden State shot 18-for-43 (41.9 percent) from 3-point range, outscoring the Cavaliers 54-24 from beyond the arc. (more...)
Tiger Woods Arrested for DUI in Florida
- June 06, 2017

Woods' Mercedes had two flat tires and "fresh damage" on the driver's side when cops found him asleep behind the wheel. WPEC reports that Jupiter Police said the breathalyzer tests after his arrest on Indian Trail Road registered 0.00, no alcohol. (more...)
Gaudreau, Fisher lead Preds over Pens to tie series Gaudreau, Fisher lead Preds over Pens to tie series
- June 06, 2017

The only other player to have his first three National Hockey League goals for the Stanley Cup Final was Johnny Harms with the Chicago Black Hawks in 1944, according to Elias Sports Bureau. "I don't think we've established the level of play that we know we're capable of", Sullivan said, "or at least not as consistently as we'd like". Neither player generated a shot on goal on the power play — or at any other time in the game either. (more...)
Bryce Harper vs. Manny Machado: Whose mound-charging aptitude is best? Bryce Harper vs. Manny Machado: Whose mound-charging aptitude is best?
- June 06, 2017

If MLB determines he was just tossing his helmet aside, he could face a similar suspension to that of Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado who was suspended for four games past year for charging the mound and punching Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura. (more...)
Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Nashville Predators - 6/8/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- June 06, 2017

The 24-year-old rookie only has a chair in the Predators' locker room, but he now is the second player in National Hockey League history to score his first three career goals in a Stanley Cup Final , joining Johnny Harms with the 1944 Blackhawks. (more...)
Liverpool ready to offer part-exchange for Van Dijk
- June 06, 2017

Van Dijk is widely expected to move this summer but Southampton remain reluctant to grant his wish. It was thought that Liverpool were peeped by Manchester City in the pursuit for the Dutch worldwide as the Cityzens could offer better wages to the 25-year-old but the charisma of Jurgen Klopp has worked for Liverpool as the Southampton skipper has set his heart on a move to Merseyside. (more...)
Australia set revised 235 to win against New Zealand Australia set revised 235 to win against New Zealand
- June 06, 2017

But further rain during the mid-innings break left Australia with a tough new target under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method for weather-affected limited-overs matches . "And it was pretty ordinary , to be honest with you", ranted Smith. "But if you start well, you certainly make things a hell of a lot easier on yourselves and today we didn't do that". (more...)
Barcelona superstar Arda Turan agrees mega million deal to join Arsenal Barcelona superstar Arda Turan agrees mega million deal to join Arsenal
- June 06, 2017

On his part, Bellerin is said to be content at Arsenal but an offer from Barcelona could prove to be extremely hard to turn down- and the Spanish side could tempt the Gunners into a deal by offering Arda Turan in exchange. He did not perform well on the big stage, which started his poor play for the rest of the season. The player himself may also be persuaded by the lure of Champions League football, of which Arsenal missed out on after finishing outside the top four for the first time ... (more...)
Red Sox lefty headed to DL after bullpen slip
- June 06, 2017

Baltimore never relinquished the lead. "It's a matter of time; he's not going to strike everybody out", Farrell said. "You can't blame him", Tillman said. Machado's home run was the first to reach the second deck at Camden Yards since former Orioles slugger Mark Reynolds did it on August 7, 2011, against Toronto. (more...)