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by | April 22, 2017 | 05:53

Now with each Hamilton and Vettel winning a grand prix in 2017, one can expect a fierce battle between the two at the third race of the season to be held this weekend in Bahrain. Raikkonen - who was unhappy with how his own strategy played out later in the race - also spent much of the first stint holding Vettel up while the pair were bottled up behind the Red Bulls , all while eventual race victor Lewis Hamilton built a lead out in front.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:52

The medical examiner has officially ruled the death a suicide, but Hernandez's attorneys have promised a full investigation. WBZ also reported Wednesday that one of the last people to see Hernandez dead, reportedly a close friend, is in isolation on what is referred to as "eyeball suicide watch".

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:51

Unfortunately for them, as good as the trifecta of Chris Paul , Blake Griffin , and DeAndre Jordan have been, they have seemingly reached their ceiling. For the Clippers, this is already the sixth consecutive time they made it to the playoffs. Sports reported that Gobert's MRI revealed a hyperextension and bone bruise in his left knee, but no structural damage.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:47

With Russia hosting the 2018 edition, FIFA's rotational policy means European and Asian countries can not bid to host the tournament in 2026, meaning the joint bid might only have to contend with bids from South America, Africa or Oceania.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:42

They have spent much of the season in the relegation zone and, after an initial bounce following Clement's appointment in January, they fell back in to the bottom three following the 3-1 home defeat to Tottenham two weeks ago. Terry has announced he will be leaving the Blues upon the expiration of his contract at the end of the season after more than 18 years as a member of the first-team squad.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:31

But our door is open. They gave the Raiders permission to talk directly to Lynch and he met with coaches and front office officials a few weeks ago about his interest in joining his hometown team. But both are smaller runners who mostly complemented feature back Latavius Murray, who departed this offseason in free agency. Knowing whether they'll have Lynch in their backfield when mini-camp starts, though, could affect where the Raiders select a running back in the draft, which starts Thursday.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:28

Line: Rockets -7.5. Total 224. So for those who embrace debate, this first-round series between the Rockets and Thunder has set up as something of an early referendum on the just-closed MVP race. And now the Thunder are facing an 0-2 series deficit heading home to Oklahoma City, and they are staring long odds dead in the face. However, the concept is still the same.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:28

Even now, I stand by the fact that Chris Hughton was the wrong manager at the wrong time for City, who probably needed another "up-and-at-them" style boss to follow Paul Lambert. It's not the first time Brighton have been undone by own goals, back in February 2012, Liverpool beat them 6-1 at Anfield with help from two own goals by Liam Bridcutt and one from Lewis Dunk, who was also centre half tonight.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:27

I swear, the Wild has more players that can score than Zach Parise . OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Kevin Durant had 32 points and 10 rebounds in his Golden State playoff debut, Stephen Curry scored 29 points, and the Warriors withstood a sensational day by Portland duo CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard in Game 1.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:21

Juventus will find out its semifinal opponent on Friday, when the Champions League draw could see it pitted against Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid or Monaco. "We did very well defensively, less in attack because we failed to make the most of some very promising counter-attacks by missing some simple passes".

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:20

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes that the jeering of Hector Bellerin from sections of supporters is unfair and has called on them to unite. Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil secured Arsenal's first English Premier League win on the road in three months on Monday, with the 2-1 victory at Middlesbrough reviving the London club's tough pursuit of Champions League qualification.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:18

The news that Serena Williams won the Australian Open final while eight weeks pregnant has sent the world into a frenzy. Angelique Kerber has wished Serena Williams "health and happiness for the best journey in the world" after it was confirmed the 23-time grand slam champion is expecting her first child and will miss the rest of the 2017 season.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:18

The letters, however, did not offer any insight into why the 27-year-old committed suicide. ABC news is reporting that when guards found Hernandez hanging from a bed sheet in his prison cell, he had "John 3:16" written on his forehead. Nields performed an autopsy on Hernandez and concluded that the death was a suicide caused by asphyxia, according to a statement issued by Worcester District Attorney Joseph R.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:17

The top-seeded Boston Celtics find themselves in a precarious position. Rajon Rondo, haunting his old team like only he can do, has disappeared as quickly as he exploded on the scene in this series against the Celtics. Durant ultimately signed with the Golden State Warriors. In this series' first game, the Warriors won by a score of 121-109. The focus on Oladipo's production is magnified with no Kevin Durant in OKC.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:13

Jimmy Butler saw to it that Celtics' talisman Isaiah Thomas , who will fly to Washington to attend his sister's funeral on Wednesday, was not able to get going offensively. The point total went OVER in six of those contests, bucking a trend that has seen the UNDER prevail in six of Chicago's last nine games overall. The Celtics are doing everything they can to help Thomas navigate this hard phase, especially while he's on the opposite coast from much of his family.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:10

There was a wide smile from O'Brien once he knew he was on the board by taking frame nine, but it was largely a tale of disappointment for the 45-year-old, who won a two-hour deciding frame - the longest frame in professional snooker history - against David Gilbert in the final round of qualifying on Wednesday.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:04

But as has been the case way too often during their roller-coaster of a season, the Pacers failed to seize the opportunity that was right there for them. In the first two games, the Pacers have allowed Cleveland 113 points per game. Paul George officially hates his teammates. He shot 10 of 20 from the field and was complemented by Jeff Teague's 23 points and 4 assists.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:59

However, Klopp insisted that Hart is not a transfer target despite being an excellent player. " We don't usually talk about these sort of things but in this particular case I think we can ", he said of the Hart speculation. Liverpool edged home by a single goal margin for a second successive week in beating the Baggies and Jurgen Klopp's charges will be hoping for a hat-trick of Premier League wins when Crystal Palace visit Anfield this weekend.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:54

Ibrahimovic was able to hobble off after the injury and Rojo told reporters he was "okay" while limping heavily through the post-match mixed zone. But the stage was set for Rashford to follow his strike against Chelsea on Sunday with the all-important goal to take his men into the semi-finals.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:45

Rookie RF Mitch Haniger's one-out double in the ninth inning ended the no-hit bid by Wei-Yin Chen and two relievers as the Miami Marlins smothered the Mariners' four-game winning streak with a 5-0 win Tuesday night at Safeco Field ( box ).

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:44

The 15th seed faces former US Open victor Marin Cilic in the quarter-finals following his 6-2, 7-6 (0) win over Tomas Berdych earlier in the day. "It was probably a little bit (of a) surprise for him that I started with that high intensity, playing that well", said Nadal, who reiterated his belief that Zverev has the potential to become a future No.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:27

I completely understand the team's view. Team boss Toto Wolff says Bottas' poor pace at the start was due to incorrect tyre pressures, caused by a broken generator on the grid, which then left Mercedes unable to react to Sebastian Vettel's race-defining pit stop on lap 10.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:26

Apparently the photograph, which was deleted later, went viral and rapidly caught everyone's attention on Internet. The news means the 2017 season is over for Williams, with her due date being roughly in the late summer swing before the U.S.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:25

The Wizards, Rockets and Warriors will all aim to take 2-0 leads in their respective series tonight, when those first-round matchups resume. Every day from now until the end of the season I will do my best to provide links to either watch or listen live to all National Basketball Association games.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:01

Ryan Johansen had a goal and two assists as Nashville added a dominant performance to its taut 1-0 victory in Game 1 on Thursday night. OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Dion Phaneuf scored at 1:59 of overtime and Ottawa rallied for a victory over Boston.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:57

We're about to find out. The Bears open the regular season schedule at home for the seventh time in eight seasons after opening 2016 at Houston. Looking to rebound from last year's 3-13 record won't be easy for the Bears, who are the only National Football League team that will open its season by playing four straight opponents that had winning records in 2016.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:54

Posey was hit in the head by a 94 miles per hour fastball from D-backs right-hander Taijuan Walker yesterday, and though Pavlovic notes that he's said to be feeling good, the team wants to proceed with caution in a potential concussion scenario.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:53

But they needed extra time - and some questionable officiating - to beat 10-man Bayern 4-2 on Tuesday to seal a 6-3 aggregate win. "We are Real Madrid and if we want to win something we have to play against everyone". "After we went 2-1 up and with 11 players, we were in great mental shape and then we had the wind taken out of our sails", he said. The German club suffered another European disappointment against a Spanish side and this time they blamed the Hungarian referee Viktor Kassai .

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:52

He said: "Something else was seen from us in the second half". While in La Liga opponents sometimes sit back and watch Barcelona put on a show, partly out of respect and partly out of fear, Juventus displayed neither tendency. "We knew that the game was going to be like this, with Barcelona leaving a lot of gaps, attacking a lot and allowing us to exploit the gaps on the counter attack where we were lethal", Dybala said after the game.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:48

Despite this loss, the Chicago Bulls are still in a great position to upset the Celtics in the first round. Yes, Rondo was running the offense like a maestro, but the Bulls can adjust. Wade has played 33.0 minutes per game ( 69% of the minutes ) and commanded just 21.1% of the team's possessions. Never did Chicago fans expect Rondo's injury to be so damning, and yet here we are.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:46

In-form Ben Coley has three selections for this week's Valero Texas Open headed by the big-hitting Brooks Koepka . He has won five times on the circuit in the last four years, including the Barclays to kick off the PGA Tour playoffs last year, but this year has been a struggle.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:46

Paul George was great last night, scoring 32 points to go along with eight rebounds and seven assists in the Pacers' Game 2 loss to the Cavs. CJ Miles #0 of the Indiana Pacers shoots, but misses, a fourth quarter game winning shot at the buzzer while playing the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on April 15, 2017 in Cleveland , Ohio.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:41

Bumgarner has received just five total runs of support in his first four starts, including one run or none in three of them - and he homered twice to drive in two of those. This is the first disabled list stint in Bumgarner's career. Bumgarner was not scheduled to pitch at Coors Field. Since the start of 2011, the left-hander is 93-64 with a 3.00 ERA, with 1,313 strikeouts in 1,303⅔ innings.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:41

With a runner at third in a scoreless first inning, Posey took a 94 miles per hour fastball from Arizona Diamondbacks starter Taijuan Walker to the left side of the helmet, toward the back. Matt Moore (1-1) struck out five in eight impressive innings for the Giants. Cain allowed one run over five-plus innings in his first victory since last August, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 on Wednesday night for their first series win of the season.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:34

Dwyane Wade had 22 points, including 16 in the second half, and Robin Lopez added 18 points and eight points. "We were so locked in all week". "That's where your confidence always comes from". The Chicago Bulls needed a 7-3 finish and a tiebreaker just to get into the National Basketball Association playoffs as an eighth seed. But not so fast, just take a deep breath and relax, as this is only the first game of the series .