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by | June 11, 2017 | 07:21

Mr. Vettel quickest in FP3, had to settle for 2nd slot on the grid after Mr. Hamilton drove to his 65th F1 career pole position by 3/10 sec. Asked whether surpassing Senna's marks meant more than Schumacher's, Hamilton said: "I haven't got to the 68 of Michael so I can't really say".

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:40

Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel were among the six different goal-scorers for the Penguins, who are now one win away from becoming the first repeat Cup victor in almost 20 years. The former National Basketball Association star and now TV analyst says he had nothing to do and is really looking forward to the game. Pittsburgh got on the board early when defenseman Justin Schultz blasted home a power-play goal at the 1:31 mark after taking a pass from Sidney Crosby , who was sensational ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:27

George Janca had a walk-off single in the 15th inning and Texas A&M beat Davidson 7-6 on Friday night in the opener of the College Station super regional. Then in the ninth, Walker Pennington added a 3-run home run to push the lead to 12-6. "That might have been the worst bullpen I've ever thrown", Kilkenny said of when he was warming up for the pressurized outing.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:18

I came into camp quite late, but I'm just excited to get out there on the field now. Facing the Canterbury Crusaders pack should be a great opportunity for the British and Irish Lions to test their mettle ahead of the test series against the All Blacks , according to assistant coach Graham Rowntree .

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:23

Ostapenko, playing in only her eighth Grand Slam tournament, had never before won a WTA title. Ostapenko, meanwhile, could become the first player in 20 years to claim her first career tour-level title at a major. Three years ago it was something new, so now I know. What was most remarkable was how Ostapenko defied her lack of experience to fight back from a seemingly hopeless position.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:56

The big boys came through like they haven't in the previous four Cup games, and now the Pens are a win away from a back-to-back championship celebration. The 29-year-old Penguins captain got into it with Subban at the end of the first period. "It's not really something I think about at all, to be honest", said Murray, who took over for Fleury midway through the Eastern Conference final.

by | June 11, 2017 | 08:35

Team officials told the Associated Press that it has multiple people who don the Mr. Met costume, with its giant anthropomorphic baseball head, Mets uniform and gloved hands (which, by the way, have only four fingers ). "He's been losing a lot so he's been under a lot of pressure", one man said. Mr. Met is one of the sport's most recognizable mascots and has been entertaining fans at games since 1964.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:24

ESPN.com's J.A. Adande said Green needs to fix his behavior and his play on the court: "Even though he scored 16 points in Game 4, his most in these Finals, it took him 16 shots to get there - more shots than either Stephen Curry or Klay Thompson ".

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:22

The DUP wants no extension to Northern Ireland's limitations on terminations, which restrict the procedure to when a woman's life is at risk or there is a permanent or serious risk to her mental or physical health. However, any alliance with the DUP would mean the government would be unable to take a truly non-partisan approach. Theresa May has said sorry to the Tory MPs and ministers who lost their seats due to her decision of holding elections .

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:21

The decision was announced on Friday by the Premier League , which published the list of players being retained and released by clubs. The Swede's season was brought to an early on as he suffered a serious knee in the Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo , with the striker expected to be out until 2018 after undergoing surgery on his knee ligaments last month.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:28

The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor referenced an article written by Adrian Wojnarowski previous year in which he revealed the league-wide belief that LeBron may not stay in Cleveland for the rest of his career. Meanwhile, Durant joined an already established Golden State core of Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala . However, as the tank develops, watch Curry yell and wave for someone to be ready to swich out onto LeBron .

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:20

He left his base in Fair Hill, Maryland, early in the day and by the time he arrived in NY, his colt was the favorite in the 12-horse field for Saturday's race. ET. "If there's no pace at all, he can lead or he can sit in second position". He had been unable to train each of the last two days before the mile-and-a-half race.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:12

The Breeders' Cup Classic will also provide a chance for Tapwrit to compete against the best in the world-something he wasn't afforded Saturday through circumstances beyond his control. His brother, Irad, won the race a year ago with Creator. "I'm hoping for a good result because he's getting good support from Japan, the horsemen, and the other connections, so I'm sure that Japan is hoping for a good result", he said.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:24

The Lions started with real intent and nearly scored a first-minute try but for the intervention of Richie Mounga who intercepted Jon Davies' pass to George North who had a clear run to the line. "We've laid a marker down tonight, and it's a big challenge for the boys who will now face the Highlanders". "If we can stay strong in our defence and hold them out then sometimes you need that little bit of X-factor to win games or turn games around".

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:00

His win carried him 25 points clear of three-time champion Briton Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes, who finished seventh after starting from 13th on the grid . At the end of the day, it was the right result for the team and for the driver championship but I do not think it was orchestrated. "Not only a victory, but a one-two finish at a Grand Prix with a tradition as glorious as Monaco , where Ferrari last won with another one-two, delivered on that occasion by Schumacher and (Rubens) ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:10

The world number 47 said: "I didn't expect that it would be here in Paris , but I'm really happy it's here. If I keep it up, I think anything can happen", she added confidently. On the cusp of 28, Bacsinszky has been through enough to have some perspective, and she spoke thoughtfully about the privilege she feels as an elite tennis player.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:51

Glasnow retired just 12 of the 22 batters he faced as his ERA rose to 7.45, which would be the second-worst among major league starters if Glasnow had enough innings to qualify. "It's not happening", Cole said. "I have to turn it around". He is 1-2 with a 10.73 ERA in his four starts, giving up 23 runs and 39 hits in 19 1/3 innings.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:49

Busch's current predicament stems from a pit road mishap a week ago at Dover International Speedway. The Joe Gibbs Racing star really went through the paces in this final chance to dial-in for Sunday's race. "I was pretty stressed out for a couple days leading up to this". Will Power averaged 219.182 miles per hour four years ago. The elder Busch brother was without crew chief Tony Gibson, who had been suspended one week due to a lug nut violation found on the No.

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:26

However, he said that the officer told him "not to sing the national anthem backwards". Another video of the initial traffic stop shows the view from an officer's vehicle as he pulls up to Woods' auto, which is nearly halfway out of the right lane, sticking into a bike lane.

by | June 11, 2017 | 07:01

She also became the first-ever Latvian to win a Major. This is Ostapenko's eighth career major. Fittingly she thumped a backhand victor past Halep to seal victory, before tossing her distinctive green headband into the crowd with a look of disbelief.

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:46

Crosby also set up Justin Schultz and the previously invisible Conor Sheary for goals. Rinne made six saves on nine shots, while Juuse Saros , making his second career playoff appearance, stopped 12 shots. Not with Rinne 9-1 at home this postseason. With 90 seconds left in the first period Thursday night, all that lingering tension came to a boil, leading the face of the National Hockey League to do something unCrosbylike.

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:58

But after breaking Halep in the next game, Ostapenko didn't waver, setting up her first set point with a monster forehand down the line before forcing a decider with another huge forehand, her 22nd victor of the set. "It was tough", Halep, 25, said. They clinched their second tour-level title - and their first at a Grand Slam tournament - on their second match point, when Gonzalez hit a forehand long.

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:17

Golden State became the first team in National Basketball Association playoff history to win its first 15 games in a single postseason. Golden State still leads the best-of-seven title series 3-1 and can claim the trophy at home on Monday.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:40

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 09: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers speaks to an official after Iman Shumpert #4 of the Cleveland Cavaliers compete for the ball with Zaza Pachulia #27 of the Golden State Warriors in the third quarter in Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 9, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:03

Atletico immediately described the CAS ruling as unfair and said it would cause "irreparable damage" to the club. "Atletico can not recruit. With my sporting advisor, Eric Olhats , we chose to stay", the striker said. "The questions about my future have been a bit annoying ". The transfer suspension does not affect Griezmann's right to leave if United meet his £87m release clause, but he will be under pressure by the club to stay given that they can not replace him until next year.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:51

And Underwood, who sang the national anthem before game 3, has basically given over her Instagram feed to supporting the team's finals effort lately, but she's not alone. Colton Sissons replaced Johansen in the middle of the top line with a hat trick to help the Preds clinch the Western Conference Final against the Ducks.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:56

The Finals will head to Oakland for Game 5, with the Warriors able to clinch an National Basketball Association title with a win. The Cavs became the first team in National Basketball Association history to recover from a 3-1 deficit in the Finals last season.

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:03

Rabada's three-wicket burst in one over left England reeling at 20-6 inside the first five overs, the first time in an ODI that half a dozen wickets fell in the first 30 balls of a match . But ahead of next week's Champions Trophy tournament in England , the all-rounder showed no discomfort with the bat. Proof of their resurgence came when they posted a world record ODI score of 444/3 against Pakistan at Trent Bridge past year.

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:23

They will again have to rewrite the record books if they can recover this position, but with the Warriors seeking revenge for a year ago that will be some ask. The Warriors are led by guard Stephen Curry , who averaged 25.3 points per game during the regular season. James suffered a scary moment late in the first quarter when he collapsed to the floor after running head-first into the shoulder of teammate Tristan Thompson , bringing a hush over what had been a raucous crowd.

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:02

And although he's on the cusp of being swept in the Finals - for the second time - by a team unequalled in today's game, James isn't envious of the Warriors for building a super power in sneakers. "Anything can happen. So I don't want to relax or feel like it's over, it's not". Klay Thompson added 30 points for the Warriors and Stephen Curry finished with 26 points and 13 rebounds.

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:15

But Jake Ball conceded just three from the next four deliveries before Mark Wood defended seven off a nerveless final over to seal a two-run win and extend England's winning run to eight ODIs in a row. Stokes completed his hundred with a scampered two only to hole out at long-off, giving Maharaj a wicket at last in his final over. Stokes then took a wicket nearly immediately after coming on to bowl but ended up delivering only three overs, as questions about his fitness lingered.

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:31

It forces a Game 5 in the best-of-seven series and denies the Warriors - who lead the series 3-1 - the chance to become the first team in National Basketball Association history to go undefeated throughout the playoffs. "Now that we're in this situation, why not take care of business and finish the job?" he added. "We have championship DNA as well", James said . James understood the potential of this Golden State goliath with more firepower than perhaps anything the National ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:06

Messi has plenty of silver medals with Argentina , from the last World Cup and the last two Copa Americas. "I really hope that the abilities that he shows as a leader and as a player will help Argentina improve". Mercado's strike gave Sampaoli his win with Argentina over Brazil in Melbourne , with Brazil missing a couple of chances. While I think that Argentina's attack is better than Brazil's front three, an inexperienced (at global level) backline and a lacklustre midfield ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:54

A lot of times teams come in and they want to do something special and end up messing up the game and in important situations, a team that can have most composure I would say will have a better chance of winning the game tomorrow. But I understand what I'm trying to do out there. But the pencil's in your hand and I unfortunately can't control what you're going to write, but in my mind I'm a good captain.

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:29

Lebron James passed Magic Johnson with the most triple-doubles in NBA Finals history, posting his ninth Friday night. LeBron James had only eight points, but had six assists over the first 12 minutes. The Cavaliers' lead fluctuated up and down in the third quarter but they held a double-digit advantage throughout the quarter, ending with a 115-96 lead going into the fourth.