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Hamilton takes Azerbaijan pole

The German driver, a four-time Formula One world champion, accused Hamilton of deliberately slowing down in front of him while the Briton was leading the race in Baku . On lap 12 Verstappen's Red Bull is smoking and he is dropping down the order with an engine problem. Further chaos unfolded when Daniil Kvyat stopped, his Toro Rosso having lost all electrical power on lap eight. Read More »

Fultz exposes Sixers for what they are: A team doing it right

Who do they have to thank for all this young talent? If the Sixers don't extend Embiid by the start of the season, he would play the 2017-18 campaign for $6.1 million and then they could make him a restricted free agent with an $8 million million qualifying offer. Read More »

Gatland: Johnny Sexton has his mojo back, but needs more rugby


O'Mahony follows Sam Warburton, Ken Owens and Alun Wyn Jones in leading the 2017 Lions in what has been billed the "4th Test". The Lions have struggled for consistency in the first four games of their 10-match tour, with Tuesday's 23-22 loss to the Otago Highlanders coming three days after they had strangled the Canterbury Crusaders into submission. Read More »

Bulls GM compared to 'drug dealer' after terrible trade

It's important to understand that Butler is an unbelievably valuable National Basketball Association asset. What has become lost is the fact that Timberwolves' coach Tom Thibodeau seldom plays rookies. Lauri Markkanen reacts after being selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves as the seventh pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY. Read More »

Steph Curry doesn't want to visit the White House


Usually, the National Basketball Association champions are invited to the White House to meet the president, an event that tends to take place at some point during the following season. The Warriors visited the White House following their 2015 Finals win when Barack Obama was the President. However, more than a few members of the team have been openly critical of Trump since he was elected in November. Read More »

Hamilton third in final practice as Vettel has mechanical woes in Baku

In the one lap dash after the qualifying session resumed, Hamilton managed to jump his teammate and take pole. "Lewis with his lap, I've never seen anything like it", Lauda told Sky F1 . The top ten comprised of Hamilton, Verstappen, Raikkonen, Ricciardo, Kvyat, Vettel, Bottas, Ocon, Perez and Massa. Chasing his second career pole, Bottas was also disappointed. Read More »

Celtics' Danny Ainge confident he will get his guy at No. 3


Colangelo orchestrated a blockbuster trade that became finalized on Monday. But we knew that already, just as we know that the Sixers will select University of Washington guard Markelle Fultz No. He wrote "Be Ready ..." "He's super explosive. He's super talented". I think this is somebody they really wanted and stepped up to get. The 19-year-old point guard had 14.6 points, 7.6 assists, 6.0 rebounds and 1.8 steals a game for the Bruins last season. Read More »

Australia 2 Germany 3


Leno was at fault for both of Australia's goals. Much of Germany's threat came from the right flank, where Brandt and Joshua Kimmich were given space to unsettle Australia . In the second half it took just three minutes for Germany to make it 3-1 as Goretzka once again raced free and this time he finished calmly at the near post to make it 3-1. Read More »

The Russian team lost to Mexico and left the confederations Cup

With both teams finishing group play on seven points, Portugal advances as the victor of Group A due to its superior goal advantage. He may reject the moniker of "long ball" football, but when one watches New Zealand it looks nothing less than hoofing it up to Chris Wood and Marco Rojas, who very rarely maintain possession from these passes. Read More »

Boston Celtics Draft Pick Jayson Tatum Addresses Media

And if his game lives up to the hype as he develops over the years, the Celtics could have something special down the road. "It was a dream come true just to be drafted, and to be drafted by the best franchise in National Basketball Association history, I'm excited to be here", said Tatum shortly after he showed off his No. Read More »

Perron among unprotected Blues for National Hockey League expansion draft

Along with that possibility, it's important to note that this team is still limited to plucking one player from each roster, although there are hypothetical scenarios where they might yield creative combinations via trades. "With the expansion process upcoming, it forces you to make some decisions", Coyotes GM John Chayka said . "And what's best for our team is keeping the player, so that's how we measure things". Read More »

Federer crushes Zverev to clinch ninth Halle title

The Basilea idol obtained a 66 percent of effectiveness with his first serve, gaining 71 percent of almost all his points. Racing forward, Zverev slipped, stumbled and fell flat on his back with his feet tangled up in net as Federer trotted over to check on his fallen foe. Read More »

Ronaldo confident ahead of Confederations Cup semifinals


It played two very good games. "I don't see why they can not go on and win this tournament ", the English coach said. In the first round of the competition, they defeated New Zealand 2: 0, but in the match with the Portuguese have never been struck even at the gate goal rivals, deservedly losing 0: 1. Read More »

Peter O'Mahony to captain the Lions against the Maori All Blacks


Head coach Gatland insisted the Lions had the scrum under control heading into the Dunedin contest, only for the Highlanders to bulldoze a late set-piece and sink the tourists. "If he's not involved in the first Test because of the performance on Saturday night he will fully understand that". Looking at the back three that started against the Crusaders, Anthony Watson comes in for Liam Williams on the wing while George North and Leigh Halfpenny keep their places. Read More »

Jimmy Butler Trade, Freshmen Picks Highlight NBA Draft

The Bulls wound up with Kris Dunn , Zach LaVine and Lauri Markkanen in the deal. In recent years, Wojnarowski has become well known for breaking the news of most draft picks, often minutes before the announcement is made on television. Read More »

Hamilton claims pole with stunning late lap

Hamilton dominated Q1 and Q2, by half a second over Verstappen in the former, by a couple of tenths over Bottas in the latter. With a lap around the Baku track taking just over one minute and 40 seconds, beating Bottas' time was going to be tough. Read More »

LaVar Ball Remains Unbothered As Son Lonzo Gets Drafted by LA Lakers

If Russell shines in Brooklyn, LA will have to rue in what could've been and could be one of those "James Harden" trades. "I don't think there's one thing you can learn from him". "The right people are in charge". Th 19-year-old launched his Lakers career on Friday. The Lakers still have another bad contract in Luol Deng to get rid of. Read More »

Jayson Tatum Goes 3rd Overall To Celtics

More than ever, he's the heavy favorite to get his wish to play for his hometown team. The Boston Celtics took Duke small forward Jayson Tatum with the No. All things being equal, he has shown time and again that he will not play the absolutely win-now card, but rather err on the side of players who have more ahead of them than behind them. Read More »

Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Vettel penalised

Accepting responsibility for his qualifying result, Vettel said, "In the end, I was alone and had no tow in the last sector". Canadian teenager Lance Stroll of Montreal qualified eighth. But it is good, even if sometimes it can be hard. Today we probably didn't get everything right but its part of the game. I don't have a problem with him it was just one incident which was wrong and if I got penalised then he should have got penalised. Read More »

NBA Draft Winners, Losers: Analyzing Best, Worst Of Crazy Two Rounds

The first seven picks of the draft entered as college freshman and 18-year-old Frenchman Frank Ntilikina was taken by the New York Knicks with the eighth choice. "The NBA draft is so important because it changes the lives of so many young men across America and the world", he tells Newsbeat. Embiid will certainly join them in the starting lineup, and probably Robert Covington as well, though both are coming off meniscus tears and will be monitored closely. Read More »

Hamilton pips Bottas to take 66th pole in Azerbaijan

Hamilton appeared to stop his vehicle right in front of Vettel , causing Vettel to collide into him. Bottas, who set that top speed of 370 kph (230 mph) in last year's inaugural race, struggled on Turn 10 and barely managed to avoid any contact with the barriers. Read More »

Sixers 'focused on' Joel Embiid contract extension

Meanwhile, LaVine is an enticing, improving talent, but he's coming off ACL surgery and who knows how that will change his game. Fox and Kentucky got the best of Ball and UCLA in the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 on March 24, with Ball erupting for 39 points and holding Ball to 10 in the Wildcats' 86-75 victory. Read More »

KU's Jackson headlines group of athletic forwards in NBA Draft

The Suns, who were one pick after the Celtics in the first round of Thursday's NBA Draft , knew that they wanted Josh Jackson . Prior to Kentucky guards Malik Monk and De'Aaron Fox, and then Washington guard Markelle Fultz visiting last week, Sixers president Bryan Colangelo said the Sixers had either seen or scheduled visits with almost all of the high-level prospects but that some agents didn't want that information made public. Read More »

76ers focused on extending Joel Embiid

Washington's Markelle Fultz , right, poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Philadelphia 76ers as the No. So, we've only gotten limited glimpses of Embiid, but what we've seen has been tantalizing. Melchiorre received a misdemeanor and a suspended sentence, but National Basketball Association president Maurice Podoloff banned him and all the other players involved in the CCNY scandal for life. Read More »

Red Sox can't complete fiery rally vs. Angels


The man who once said "This is our [bleepin'] city" now has his own bleepin' street. Oh, and an unforgettable ALCS MVP performance in 2004 against the New York Yankees to help lead the Boston Red Sox to their first World Series title in 86 years. Read More »

Federer claims ninth Halle Open title

Federer took an early advantage after the opening three games all produced breaks of serve, going on to seal the first set at the second attempt before Khachanov pushed him in another tight set. Roger raced to a 4-0 lead, breaking Sascha in games 1 and 3 to gain the authority in the first set, and he sealed it with the third break in the game 7. Read More »

Germany's Loew to rotate against Chile with 100th win in sight


He said: "It's why we're here, we wanted to be alive when the last game came around, we weren't at the [2014] World Cup". "We're playing really well in patches", Kruse told Football Federation Australia TV. Likewise, talented midfielder Aaron Mooy will be expected to help maintain possession in the middle, an area where Australia struggled against Germany . Read More »

Sanchez breaks Chile scoring record in Germany draw


The two teams fought to no avail as the match ended 1-1 to the disappointment of both sides. His 11 tackles are the most made by any player over the first two matches at the Confederations Cup and, with more nearly certainly necessary against Germany , he credits his time at Tynecastle for bringing on those qualities. Read More »

Boston Celtics select Duke forward Jayson Tatum in 2017 NBA Draft

Like all of the first 10 draftees, he was an NCAA one-and-doner, leaving after his freshman year. They did not have a chance at putting an end to their nine-year championship drought. "Duke is such a special place", Kennard said. "But it was just scheduling issues and it was a little delayed for me to get out there". "You know, I was surprised because they had the No. Read More »

76ers take Fultz; Celts draft Duke's Tatum

Now that this year's National Basketball Association draft has concluded, the Philadelphia 76ers have shifted their focus to extending center Joel Embiid to a long-term deal. Fast food probably isn't a deal-breaker when it comes to where you play in the National Basketball Association. The Celtics, who traded the top pick to the Sixers and moved down to No. Read More »

Cameroon exploited Mathew Ryan's weakness in Socceroos draw


In the final tour of the group stage, due on June 25, Germany will face Cameroon and Chile will face Australia . His day's work - seven goal attempts, none on target - prompted a Cameroonian reporter at the coaches' news conference to ask Broos if he was still looking for new forwards. Read More »