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Ricciardo wins thrilling Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Would you have predicted Red Bull-Renault's Daniel Ricciardo becoming the fourth different victor of this exciting F1 season? Raikkonen qualified third ahead of his Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel , the championship leader. A loose headrest in Hamilton's cockpit led to the team calling him in to put in a new one before it blew off his auto. Bottas has now make up his lap and is on the tail end of the lead lap in 16th. Read More »

Sebastian Vettel three penalty points off a race ban

The safety vehicle led the field and exited on lap 23 after restart. Some will say that Lewis was going too slowly, which is a valid point, as Vettel slammed into the back of the Mercedes and damaged his front wing considerably. Vettel steered his Ferrari into fourth, just ahead of Hamilton's Mercedes. Their title battle had been so friendly up until this point, and that's a story that'll continue to run and run. Read More »

Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo wins as Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel collide

The two racers collided during one of three re-stars in a insane race in Baku . "On the cool-down lap, I was just giggling like a schoolboy". On lap 33 Vettel pits to serve his penalty and rejoins in seventh ahead of Hamilton . This prompted a flurry of activity as drivers switched tires, changing the race order somewhat. "We can't get the temperature in the tyres as it is..." "We're all grown-ups, we're men", said Vettel. Read More »

Gatland concerned by targeting of Lions scrum-half Murray

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Soon after, Barrett drew first blood with a straightforward penalty for offside. It was Smith's third concussion of the year and the second one in as many games. Anton Lienert-Brown then came on at centre for the hamstrung Crotty - leaving no backline bench cover, bar reserve halfback TJ Perenara. The Lions arrived in Wellington on Sunday, with the Hurricanes on their immediate agenda before attention turns to next Saturday's Westpac Stadium appointment with New Zealand . Read More »

Magic Johnson says Lonzo Ball 'has greatness written all over him'

Ball may wind up living up to expectations, he may even one day be worthy of comparisons to Brady and Rodgers - though passing in the National Football League and NBA are hardly equivalent. Meanwhile, Johnson highlighted Ball's ability to make the "scoring pass", like he did himself back in the 1980s. I think we have great young weapons around him. Read More »

Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers playoff

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The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. Deadlocked with Berger at 11-under down the final holes of the round, Spieth sank a 16-foot birdie putt at the par-4 15th hole to reclaim a one-stroke edge. "I think I said the same thing at the John Deere in 2015". "I'm looking to hit the putt at the right speed". His drive in the pond on the right at 13 cost him a bogey. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Germany, Chile move into semis

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Joachim Low recorded his 100th win as Germany head coach in his 150th match at the helm as the world champions claimed a 3-1 victory over Cameroon at the Confederations Cup . This Sunday, June 25, 2017 (8:00 AM Pacific) Chile will play Australia at the Otkrytiye Arena in Moscow , Russia for a group stage match in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup . Read More »

Confederations Cup Preview: Cameroon vs Germany

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Loew made four changes from the side which drew 1-1 with Chile on Thursday.Centre-back Antonio Ruediger came in for Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi and Werner, the top-scoring German in the Bundesliga last season, took Lars Stindl's place up front. Read More »

Cameroon, Australia Share Spoils In Saint Petersburg — FIFA Confederations Cup

With neither having any points on the table leading into Thursday's showdown, a win for both sides has become a necessity. On the evidence of the first two matches for the two teams, that seems unlikely. As there were no injuries reported still and sounds like there is no change still in Team Members of both Cameroon and Australia for Today's match. Read More »

Marin Čilić Runner-Up at The Queen's Club Championship in London

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Lopez, Cilic and Muller had all reached the semi-finals without dropping serve, so it was a surprise when Cilic began to read Muller's swinging delivery early on and broke in the fifth game of the day's first semi-final. It didn't help that the Spaniard motored through his service games in the decider, winning all 13 first-serve points and not facing a single break point. Read More »

Sanches becomes leading scorer as Chile draw 1-1 with Germany

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The result left both teams with four points each in Group B, three more than Australia and Cameroon , which played out a 1-1 draw earlier Thursday in St. "They ( Chile ) are a world class team, a fantastic team, and have played some of the best teams in the world off the park". Despite bringing the youngest team to Russian Federation this summer, Joachim Low has guided Germany into the semifinals unblemished. Read More »

Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead

Spieth played in the afternoon at par-70, 6,841-yard River Highlands course . There have been ups and downs, yes, but the downs have always been followed by an up. He's three-quarters of the way there. He won the Senior British Open and PURE Insurance Championship a year ago on the 50-and-over tour. In the third round, Spieth was even par through five holes before a pair of birdies moved him to 10-under. Read More »

Sebastian Vettel envisioned podium finish before slump to fourth in Montreal

The post-race awards to the top three were presented by Britsh actor Patrick Stewart. The incident prompted a stop for repairs as Vettel's wing eventual broke off later and pushed him to last. He was up to seventh when he made another pit in Lap 50 to prepare for a final charge. "There was a lot of time to think when I was out front". There are likely to be no shortage of heated recriminations in the Force India garage, with the pacier Ocon, who eventually finished behind Perez in sixth, ... Read More »

Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel leads overall

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel leads the driver standings ahead of Brit rival Lewis Hamilton in his Mercedes . Lance Stroll , an unheralded Belgian-Canadian racing driver, just secured his first ever podium finish in Formula One . 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. Read More »

Germany hope Liverpool's Emre Can fit for Cameroon

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He reacted fastest after Arturo Vidal seized on an error by Sanchez's Arsenal team-mate Shkodran Mustafi to score after just six minutes and help Chile edge a step closer to the last four. "Tony Rudiger will be back in the line-up because Cameroon has very quick players", Low said. "An opportunity to create something special". Chile produced a highly mobile, energised and effective performance against the Germans, and this performance will have the Australians dreading facing one the ... Read More »

Gatland says All Blacks targeting Murray with 'dangerous' dives

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The Lions need to achieve something they have only done twice before - in 1899 and 1989 - by overcoming a 1-0 deficit in their quest to win a Test series. "We'll probably just get some clarity from the ref later in the week". In an outside back reshuffle, Tommy Seymour takes his spot at No 14 while George North , who hasn't played since the win over New Zealand Maori and looked set for a test berth, will play left wing. Read More »

S.Korean President witnesses test of home-grown missile

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He also blamed the former leaders of both the United States and South Korea for failed strategies with North Korea . The freeze, which includes an "environmental review", is a none-too-veiled signal to expect more assertiveness on national security and North Korea policy. Read More »

Origin series still alive after Maroons win Game II

Bombed try: Jarryd Hayne is tackled by Will Chambers in a crucial moment at ANZ Stadium. Jarryd Payne, Brett Morris and Mitchell Pearce all scored, giving their team a 16-6 advantage at the half. Scenes from the Queensland Maroons State of Origin captain's run at ANZ Stadium. For Queensland , tonight's game is all about new beginnings - not just with the fresh faces that will take the field, but in the realisation that the Blues' game-one performance set the bar for a new ... Read More »

LaVar Ball To Possibly Appear on WWE Raw In Los Angeles

The Lakers were abysmal this past season with only 26 wins and 56 losses and even worse a year ago with just 17 wins during the 2016 season. "Yeah", was Ball's answer when asked about whether or not he can bring the Lakers back to the playoffs during a conference call. Read More »

Narendra Modi meets America's leading CEOs

Israel has announced Prime Minister Narendra Modi?s visit to the country next week, which is the first ever by any Indian Prime Minister. Again, the protectionist trade policies promised by the Trump adminsitration could be a major hurdle in the relations as it will obstruct the expansion of trade and investment ties between India and the US. Read More »

New Zealand Wins a Race but Oracle Then Breaks Through

The American team began with a one-point advantage after winning the earlier qualifying regatta, which was erased by New Zealand's race-one win. But he said while it was fantastic to see Team New Zealand performing well, it was far too early to speculate on where the next event would be held. Read More »

Senator Rand Paul says would consider partial repeal of Obamacare

McConnell, R-Ky., can not pass the bill if he loses more than two Republican votes. But tweaks to appease the four conservatives could alienate Heller and other moderates, or vice versa. Washington state officials say about 700,000 Washingtonians could lose health coverage under the Senate plan . Senate Republican leaders want a vote in the coming week on a plan to roll back much of President Barack Obama's health care law. Read More »

Heller Opposes Senate Health Care Bill

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Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) on Friday said he could not support a health care plan backed by Senate Republican leaders as written, noting the proposed elimination of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion component. The Michigan Democrat believes the Senate bill would cut coverage while increasing costs. But it's not entirely clear what Lee is pushing for: An aide to the senator tells me the details of Lee's amendment to the bill are still coming together. Read More »

Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton in F1 crash row

Red Bull have not led a race all season; Ricciardo may have inherited it but he had to fight hard to so. He followed him past a number of cars as they recovered positions, and closed up as the race entered its final lap, but the Englishman was not able to pass. Read More »

Santana leads to Twins to sweep, first place in AL Central

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Max Kepler scored o. But with one out in the fourth, Jose Ramirez drove a 3-2 pitch over the right field wall for his 12th home run, cutting the Twins' lead to 2-1. In the fourth inning, the Indians loaded the bases with one out, but Erik Gonzalez struck out with the base loaded for the second time in three innings and Francisco Lindor lined out to end the inning without a run being scored. Read More »

Australia outshine Chile but exit Russian Federation after draw

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The indomitable Lions will lock horns with Germany , the World cup defending champions at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Russian Federation today June 25 at 4:00pm. Taking the lead in slick fashion. Demirbay carried the ball to the edge of the box following Julian Draxler's neat flick and smashed a right-footed shot into the top corner. Read More »

Cilic, Lopez advance to Queen's final

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It's just paying off nicely". The world number seven has yet to drop a set in three matches en route to his fourth semi-final appearance at the Wimbledon warm-up event in west London . The top seed lost his first match of the grass-court season last week in Stuttgart to Tommy Haas, but was in imperious form all week at Halle, culminating in the 6-1, 6-3 final victory over the home favourite Zverev. Read More »

Joining Celtics a "Dream Come True" for Tatum

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ESPN's Fran Fraschilla and Jay Bilas are college basketball analysts who recently talked to media, including the MSR in separate conference calls. "Part of being with the Celtics is actually enjoying what you do". It was unlikely that Ainge put Tatum or the third pick into play with the Pacers, considering that most believe George ultimately will join his hometown Lakers. Read More »

Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel, Hamilton clash

Vettel waved his hand in the cockpit in apparent show of anger and then moved alongside his championship rival on the straight, before appearing to turn right into Hamilton as the Ferrari and Mercedes bumped wheels. 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 . Read More »

Devils Take Nico Hischier No. 1; Vegas Selects Cody Glass

The first, he said, was to ice a team that's entertaining and competitive, and that the league and city could be proud of. The Knights are an NHL hockey expansion team. 5, but held off because they got a sense Glass would still be available. After that, the team needs to find a captain, needs to find a home for its surplus of defencemen and needs to find someone to centre the top line. Read More »