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Author: 0 Azerbaijan GP: Greed propelled Lewis Hamilton to 66th pole position

I didn't. Second place is not bad. Daniel Ricciardo: "It's obviously frustrating when you crash but in Q3 you are trying to give everything and get that last little bit out of the vehicle". "Mine wasn't clean enough, and I didn't get the tyres to work as well as he did". On lap 17 the safety auto came in and the race resumed Ocon passing Raikkonen for fifth.

Author: 0 Azerbaijan GP red-flagged after three consecutive safety vehicle periods

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen of Finland, Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton of Britain and Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas of Finland gesture to the media after the qualifying session of Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku , Azerbaijan . His race took a twist when his head rest started to come loose, forcing the Briton to try to push it back down while running at 200 miles per hour on the main straight.

Sports Peter O'Mahony to captain the Lions against Maori All Blacks
Author: 0 Peter O'Mahony to captain the Lions against Maori All Blacks

With just a week to go until the First Test against New Zealand, the team for the "Unofficial Fourth Test" is taking shape with next week's game in mind. "It was a good hit out, but that is all it is really". "We just needed to take that out of them early in the game". "He fully understands that that loose forward trio (O'Mahony, O'Brien and Taulupe Faletau) went outstandingly well against the Crusaders".

Sports Hiddink urges FIFA to pick best referees for World Cup
Author: 0 Hiddink urges FIFA to pick best referees for World Cup

Soccer governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association has already said it would like to use video assistant referees in the 2018 World Cup , and soccer's lawmaking body IFAB is expected to decide next March whether to authorise their use in the game on a permanent basis.

Sports Watford sign midfielder Will Hughes from Derby
Author: 0 Watford sign midfielder Will Hughes from Derby

Now 22, Hughes had been at Derby for the last six seasons. The youngster's experience belies his tender years - Hughes has 21 caps for England at Under-21 level, and is now with the Young Lions at the European U21 Championships in Poland, where they are through to the semi-finals.

Author: 0 Hamilton's latest pole position moves him 2nd all-time in F1

And yeah, hopefully I'll continue to grow and get better as a driver _ and as a human being. "But I think if you switch them on you can go a lot faster". The 6-kilometer (3.7-mile) Baku street circuit, which glides through the city's medieval walls and passes the Caspian Sea, caused problems all weekend due to its long straights and tight, hard-braking corners.

Author: 0 Bulls throw Butler to the Wolves on draft night

Before whispers of the trade surfaced with Boston and Philadelphia, Fultz was scheduled to work out for the Celtics . "I figured out I had a chance to make it there [the NBA] probably in my 11th grade", said Fultz, who played for the University of Washington Huskies last season.

Author: 0 Criticism was 'noise' says Stroll after podium

A 10s stop-go penalty for Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel promoted Stroll further up the order to second, a position he would remain in until the last few seconds of the race, when he was dramatically pipped to the line by Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas , who snatched second at the death.

Sports Germany Vs Australia Live Stream, Preview, Lineups, Confederations Cup 2017
Author: 0 Germany Vs Australia Live Stream, Preview, Lineups, Confederations Cup 2017

His hat-trick against San Marino in Germany's last game before they head to Russian Federation signaled his intent. Attacking brightspot: Tommy Rogic shoots for goal for the Socceroos against Germany . Australia will face Germany in a Confederations Cup , Group B soccer. "We invested a lot in the first half and ran a lot", Kimmich said. It is worth noting that without victory Germany remained exclusively in the market, but the official meetings won more than confidently.

Author: 0 Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as National Hockey League expansion draft nears

Among those protected by the Blues, who chose to protect seven forwards , three defensemen and one goal - as Blues general manager Doug Armstrong indicated to the media during the Blues' exit meetings - were forwards Vladimir Tarasenko, Paul Stastny, Jaden Schwartz, Alexander Steen, Vladimir Sobotka, Patrik Berglund and Ryan Reaves, defensemen Alex Pietrangelo, Jay Bouwmeester and Joel Edmundson and goalie Jake Allen.

Sports Federer demolishes Zverev to win ninth Halle title
Author: 0 Federer demolishes Zverev to win ninth Halle title

Zverev, who beat the Swiss in last year's semi-final and has already won three titles this year, had a chance to break at the start of the second set. It worked for him all through the first set, which he stretched to a tiebreak. Federer did not face a major challenge in Halle over the last week.

Sports Di Maria fined for tax fraud
Author: 0 Di Maria fined for tax fraud

In a document reviewed by The Associated Press on Wednesday, Di Maria's lawyer accepted the two counts, which relate to fraud committed in 2012 and 2013. " Real Madrid and Jose Mourinho did not sign any contract on the 31st March 2010 for him to take over the role of coach, as is wrongly asserted by the aforementioned newspaper".

Author: 0 Spanish prosecutor files tax fraud lawsuit against Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has a legal situation to address, as it was reported Tuesday that he's been accused of tax fraud by Madrid's regional state prosecutor . According to the authorities, Ronaldo "intentionally" failed to declare $31.8 million he made from the cession of image rights from 2015-20 to another Spanish company.

Sports Nuggets select Donovan Mitchell, send him to Jazz
Author: 0 Nuggets select Donovan Mitchell, send him to Jazz

According to Adrian Wojnarowski , the Jazz traded the 30th overall pick as well as a second round pick to move up two spots and get the 28th pick from the Lakers (trades aren't official until all picks are traded). "Mitchell, a 6'3" 20-year-old guard, said he was lost for words after the Jazz drafted him 13th on Thursday. "You never know. It's a business and people are going to do what they think is best for their teams".

Author: 0 Florida Gators using lessons learned at 2016 College World Series

After a 1-2-3 first inning, Sands allowed a double and two singles to open the second as the Tigers took a 1-0 lead. Tyler Holton , FSU's starting pitcher against LSU on Saturday and the starting right fielder on Wednesday, struck out looking to end the game as Hess earned his third save of the year.

Author: 0 No. 1 NBA draft pick Markelle Fultz makes rookie mistake in Inst

It was fun watching the confetti rain down as Sixers fans at an outdoor draft party cheered raucously as Fultz's name was announced by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver as the No. "We anticipate a full, healthy roster". We all get to find out what franchise did their homework and who just pulled a "half sleep Phil Jackson" move during draft evaluation.

Author: 0 How to watch Formula One Grand Prix LIVE online from Baku

The 32-year-old bounced back from a frustrating practice outing on Friday to clinch his fifth pole in eight races this season as Mercedes locked out the front row. "Then, after Q1 and Q2, the pressure was on in that first lap in Q3". All weekend we've struggled to switch the vehicle on over a single lap, but it was an all or nothing moment so I just gave it everything I had.

Author: 0 Confed Cup: Ronaldo's Tax Fraud Case Doesn't Matter - Fans

Mourinho guided Real Madrid to the 2011-12 LaLiga title, returning to manage Chelsea after leaving the Bernabeu in June 2013 before taking over as Manchester United boss last summer. In European competition, he has led Porto to UEFA Cup victory in 2003 and a Champions League triumph in 2004, and also won the Champions League with Inter Milan in 2010.

Author: 0 Lakers introduce Lonzo Ball, set high expectations

I know it's going to take time to build and we're building, but when we get the right people in here, we're going to win". I know when I was a young player, I had a target on my back from my own teammates because of things my dad [NBA great Bill Walton] said , but it ended up working out.

Sports Real Madrid president says he hasn't spoken to Ronaldo about exit rumours
Author: 0 Real Madrid president says he hasn't spoken to Ronaldo about exit rumours

Added to that, the Spanish tax authorities argued that Tollin Associates Ltd had later on relinquished these image rights to another company called Multisports&Image Management Ltd which is based in Ireland. The complicated structure used by Mr Mourinho also incorporated two Dublin-registered companies registered to the north inner city address of Moore Stephens accountants.

Author: 0 Hamilton takes pole for Azerbaijan GP in Mercedes 1-2

Valtteri Bottas declared himself "proud" with his and Mercedes' qualifying performance in Baku despite losing pole position to teammate Lewis Hamilton . Should Hamilton leave Mercedes, the team would arguably need a stronger No. 1 driver than Bottas - and Alonso clearly has the credentials to compete for the title in a good auto.

Sports Warren Gatland declares Owen Farrell fit for first Test
Author: 0 Warren Gatland declares Owen Farrell fit for first Test

Gatland will want to a leave a good impression in a town in which, as a player for Waikato province between 1986 and 1994 and coach between 2005 and 2007, he has always been much-admired. 'We are going to have some quite lengthy debates in terms of finalising that back three. The England global picked up a quad strain in training before the Lions' clash with the Maori All Blacks on Saturday and there had been great fear that he would miss out on the first Test.

Sports Zarco takes his first MotoGP pole in Assen
Author: 0 Zarco takes his first MotoGP pole in Assen

The 22-year-old Vinales, twice a victor at Assen in the support classes, tops the standings with 111 points, but four riders are within striking distance of the leader. While Vinales struggled in Q2, Rossi was in the thick of the pole fight for much of the session before ending up fourth. Zarco pulled a half-second gap in the opening two laps while Scott Redding made his way through to fifth place and Vinales passed Crutchlow for ninth place.

Sports 'Small gesture' for Big Papi: Boston names street for Ortiz
Author: 0 'Small gesture' for Big Papi: Boston names street for Ortiz

Xander Bogaerts has taken on a starring role in the middle of the lineup following the retirement of David Ortiz , and he finds himself in the midst of a stretch that would make even "Big Papi" proud. The Angels scored three runs, two earned off Boston's David Price in six innings of work. He hit 483 of his 541 career homers with the Red Sox, second-most in franchise history behind Williams (521).

Author: 0 The Source Sports Gives You The Outlet On The 2017 NBA Draft

The Philadelphia 76ers selected guard Markelle Fultz on Thursday night with the No. 1 pick in the National Basketball Association draft. They sold a touch under 10,000 last season and have accepted more than 1,000 partial plan deposits just this week.

Sports Federer beats Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 for 9th Halle title
Author: 0 Federer beats Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 for 9th Halle title

Third-seeded Kei Nishikori was forced to retire earlier with an injury during his match against Karen Khachanov . I was calm serving out the first and second sets. To reach this level, Zverev (12) beat 6-7 (6/8), 7-6 (7/1) and 6-1 to Spanish Roberto Bautista, while Gasquet 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 over Dutch Robin Haase .

Sports ICC may have two World T20s instead of Champions Trophy
Author: 0 ICC may have two World T20s instead of Champions Trophy

Indian police have arrested 15 people, mostly youngsters, in the central state of Madhya Pradesh and charged them with sedition, allegedly for cheering for the Pakistani cricket team during Sunday's Champions Trophy finals, China's Xinhua news agency reported .

Author: 0 Cavs, Chauncey Billups remain in holding pattern

Billups was one of the leaders on Pistons teams that played in six consecutive conference finals, so he understands the necessary commitment to stay among the league's elite teams. Billups will be no different, and it won't be any easier as a first-time executive. A championship contender could look like a barren wasteland in less than two years.

Author: 0 Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva Both Pass Drug Tests Ahead of Bellator NYC

He also benefitted from Jorge Masvidal making waves and climbing the divisional ladder, as his May 2016 victory over "Gamebred" that didn't really register for most became a much bigger deal; a reverse of the "he wasn't that good anyway" effect that often happens when popular, hyped fighters falter.

Sports NKorean taekwondo team in SKorea for 1st time in 10 years
Author: 0 NKorean taekwondo team in SKorea for 1st time in 10 years

Chang told a televised news conference that Pyeongchang issues will be discussed when IOC President Thomas Bach visits South Korea next week. Chang Ung, the sole North Korean member of the International Olympic Committee, joined the International Taekwondo Federation, and its president Ri Yong Son, a North Korean taekwondo master.

Sports Mourinho urges Manchester United to break world transfer record for Harry Kane
Author: 0 Mourinho urges Manchester United to break world transfer record for Harry Kane

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho , has urged the club's senior officials to ignore any chase for Cristiano Ronaldo , but instead break the world transfer record for Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane . United remain keen on Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, though, and the consensus is that Mourinho's dream scenario would be to pair both Kane and the Spaniard together up top next season.

Author: 0 Jayson Tatum ready to toughen up for Celtics

So the Celtics made a nice pick. Of course, any road to the NBA Finals in the Eastern Conference will go through three-time NBA champion LeBron James, and Tatum's youth and inexperience could be exposed in a hurry against the King. That old saying resonates with the Boston Celtics right now, who have a ridiculous amount of resources but have yet to show anything for it. It didn't come as a surprise to read that Knicks president Phil Jackson has an interest in obtaining the most ...

Sports Sanchez scores early but Chile held 1-1 by Germany
Author: 0 Sanchez scores early but Chile held 1-1 by Germany

Speaking after the 1-1 draw, Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi praised Sanchez efforts and those of the whole team in the face of daunting opposition. The scoring was opened already in the fifth minute Sanchez took advantage of the pruning Mustafi at the gate and no problem in melee beat Ter Stegen.

Author: 0 Nico Hischier chosen No. 1 by Devils in 2017 NHL draft

Now his big moment has finally arrived and Patrick wants to savour it. The New Jersey Devils have their man. "Nico can certainly score, but he also has great playmaking abilities, and the ability to make other players better", said Devils general manager Ray Shero .

Author: 0 Markelle Fultz lets Philadelphia know Sixers are playoff team now

Could this be sowing the seeds of a Sixers-Lakers rivalry down the line? Oh and they were also forced to throw the 16th pick into the deal just to get it done, which seemed unnecessary. NY is conveniently located between both cities and 76ers fans have made the trip here frequently over the last couple years as their team has had high picks - including the No.

Author: 0 Record number of one-and-dones taken in NBA Draft

All he had to do was insert "Philadelphia" where it said "City" and "76ers" where is said "team name", then his publish . To no one's surprise, the Philadelphia 76ers drafted Markelle Fultz with the first pick of the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday night.

Sports Cameroon vs Australia 22 June 2017: Confederation Cup Preview and Predictions
Author: 0 Cameroon vs Australia 22 June 2017: Confederation Cup Preview and Predictions

Low still admitted he could make several changes, having rotated positions and personnel between the two matches to date with an experimental squad, while he made no substitutions versus Chile . I feel rejuvenated around this group of players. "We are searching", Broos insisted, three times, in French. "We've been doing this for months". After a quiet opening match, Christian Bassogog - the player of the tournament at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations - will be keen to shine on the ...

Author: 0 Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

I see Larry Nance. "I gotta ask. Does LaVar and Lonzo ... does the talent and the mouthpiece, does that all stem from you", the stranger asked, to which Grandpa Ball answered with a smile, "Yes it does." Russell, the second overall choice by the Lakers in the 2015 draft, averaged 15.6 points, 3.5 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.4 steals last season.

Sports Zverev To Face Federer At Halle Open
Author: 0 Zverev To Face Federer At Halle Open

Federer grabbed the crucial break in the opening set to take command of the match and did not allow Khachanov back in. The 35-year-old lured Khachanov to the net on several occasions, including at 4-4 in the second set and the Russian dumped a forehand volley into the net to give Federer two break points.

Author: 0 Boston Celtics owner Danny Ainge throws shade at Sacramento after cancelled workout

Portland selected Duke power forward Harry Giles with the No. 20 pick. Tatum is regarded as a versatile scorer who should be able to create for himself at the National Basketball Association level. It's probably the biggest reason they have been high on Tatum throughout the draft process, and brought him in for a private workout late last week.

Author: 0 Jayson Tatum worked out for Sixers

That's impossible to predict - perhaps even tougher than predicting the picks themselves - and overall rather irrelevant since so many wild things can happen both leading up to and during the draft on one of the wildest days and nights on the National Basketball Association calendar year after year.

Author: 0 Magic Johnson Took A Shot At D'Angelo Russell After Trading Him

While there are mixed feelings around the Lakers' fan base on this trade, there is no doubt that it was the right move. Lonzo Ball usually grins or sighs when his father gets on the microphone, but he openly acknowledged he also wanted to land with the Lakers, who needed a fortunate showing in the draft lottery just to end up with the second pick.

Sports Cavaliers owner, Billups met for 2nd straight day
Author: 0 Cavaliers owner, Billups met for 2nd straight day

Billups has no previous executive experience, but he does have a long-standing relationship with Gilbert and knows the league well. Griffin had been Cleveland's GM since 2014, taking over the team shortly before James announced he was re-signing with the Cavaliers after playing four seasons in Miami.

Author: 0 Westgate Las Vegas not high on Lakers' playoff hopes in 2017-18

I'm happy to be home". To say that Johnson has high hopes for the No. 2 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft is a gross understatement, and the five-time NBA champion and arguably the best player in the history of the storied franchise did not hesitate to place an extra pound of pressure on the first draft pick made under his spell.

Author: 0 Markelle Fultz, Joel Embiid fully believe Sixers are a playoff team

So ignoring the obvious ones like that, here are some winners and losers from Thursday's proceedings, as much as these people making millions of dollars can really "lose" at anything. Still, the Pacers must trade George, and more time passed by without that happening. The center has one more year remaining on his rookie contract and will become a restricted free agent following the 2017-18 campaign.

Author: 0 Return of 'Great Montreal Raft Race' put the fun back in F1

Alonso's future has been the subject of speculation, as the two-time Formula One world champion has made no secret of his discontent with McLaren's inability to compete. When it got underway, track temperatures were at a blistering 54 degrees C (129 degrees F). It promises to be a tricky one. The 6-kilometer-long Baku circuit, which runs alongside the city's medieval walls and on the shores of the Caspian Sea, makes it possible to reach the fastest speed in F1 and is also one of the most ...