Bottas tops final Azerbaijan practice, Vettel suffers problems

Bottas tops final Azerbaijan practice, Vettel suffers problems

It was a lot of pressure. 'I saw Valtteri up ahead and knew he was doing a good lap. After that break, all drivers had time for just one fast lap. "This morning didn't help but it's not an excuse. "Obviously it's better than where I was before". I think I had the rhythm at the end but just didn't get everything right. There was no other reason, I was just pushing hard and on the edge of the grip. Read More

Kvitova reaches first final since attack

Kvitova reaches first final since attack

Kvitova will next play her fellow Czech Lucie Safarova , who survived three match points against Daria Gavrilova of Australia to win 6-7 (4), 6-3, 7-6 (5) in an epic third-set tiebreak. 2 Muguruza and a spot in her first final since winning her only Grand Slam title at the 2016 French Open will be Australian Ashleigh Barty , the victor after Camila Giorgi of Italy was forced to retire trailing 5-2 in the first set. Read More

Lampard: Tying down Conte would be Chelsea's most important signing of summer

Lampard: Tying down Conte would be Chelsea's most important signing of summer

The Spanish global, linked with Atletico Madrid last summer, is set to return to his spiritual home despite Federation Internationale de Football Association imposing a one-window transfer ban on the Rojiblancos . Equally, the prospect of keeping him at Chelsea for six months is risky. Chelsea will start a tour to Asia a week later with the first open-doors friendly planned, against Arsenal, in Beijing, on July 22. Read More

SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

The minister said PyeongChang 2018 could be the "Peace Olympics" if North Korea was to participate. "It will be discussed when the International Olympic Committee president arrives and I will take part in the discussion as an International Olympic Committee delegate", added Mr Jang, as he arrived in South Korea for a taekwondo conference. Read More

Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

Now, two years later, he's back in The Windy City. FILE - At left, in an October 14, 2016, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks left wing Artemi Panarin (72), of Russian Federation, plays against the Nashville Predators during the second period of an NHL hockey game, in Nashville, Tenn. Read More

Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball With No. 2 Pick

Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball With No. 2 Pick

The L.A. native Ball gets his wish as he will continue to play in his hometown for the Lakers. After suffering through four of the worst seasons in franchise history, several head coaching changes and a front office shakeup, the Lakers hope they took another step toward accelerating their rebuilding process by drafting the player most expected they would. Read More

Alex Jones interview draws 3.5 million viewers

Alex Jones interview draws 3.5 million viewers

Even as viewers and advertisers balked at Jones' inclusion, NBC News defended the segment's journalistic value. CNN notes that in the 18-to-49-year-old demo, both Kelly's show and 60 Minutes were beat by a rerun of America's Funniest Home Videos . Read More

Cavaliers Working On Multi-Team Trade For Jimmy Butler

Cavaliers Working On Multi-Team Trade For Jimmy Butler

At that time, the Bulls remained consistent in their message to Butler: We value you and want to build with you but must listen to any offers we receive out of due diligence . Marc Bertrand, meanwhile, also likes the idea of adding Butler for the simple fact that he would make the Celtics a lot better. Cleveland has been working through Monday in an effort to secure Butler's services, as multiple teams around the league have made him a person of interest, especially heading into the ... Read More

Mayweather Looking Forward To McGregor Fight

Mayweather Looking Forward To McGregor Fight

They asked for this fight. The fight is expected to take place at the T-Mobile Arena, however, earlier today it was reported by TMZ that the rapper Ice Cube had already booked the venue for his BIG3 basketball league on August 26. " You're supposed to stand behind your man. Stand behind the fighter that you believe in ", Mayweather said about McGregor's supporters. So after months of going back and forth , it's all the more surprising that Mayweather's initial comments following the ... Read More

Harman in front on crowded US Open leaderboard

He was a highly decorated amateur, winning the 2010 English Amateur and finishing runner-up in a number of other high-profile events, including the British, Spanish and European Amateurs. After recent major victories for Dustin Johnson , Henrik Stenson and Sergio Garcia , many would view Fowler as the best player in the world without a major title. Read More

Habs trade Nathan Beaulieu to Buffalo

Habs trade Nathan Beaulieu to Buffalo

The 24-year-old defenseman and former first-round draft choice has been a solid player for the Canadiens the last few seasons. Beaulieu was the 17th overall pick back in 2011 and had spent his entire National Hockey League career with the Canadiens until now. Read More

First Fighter Confirmed For Floyd Mayweather Vs. Conor McGregor Undercard

First Fighter Confirmed For Floyd Mayweather Vs. Conor McGregor Undercard

Months of negotiating and trolling finally came to an end on Wednesday as a blockbuster bout for August 26 in Las Vegas was confirmed. "The reason he's such a superstar is this guy will fight anyone, anywhere and at any time", UFC chief Dana White said about his fighter. Read More

Iowa SS Mason McCoy Drafted by Baltimore Orioles in 6th Round

Iowa SS Mason McCoy Drafted by Baltimore Orioles in 6th Round

The Orioles may have landed a gem in the 18-year-old Hall. Next, the Orioles go back-to-back on Hall as they selected shortstop Adam Hall from London, Ontario, at No. He was considered a top prospect going into the draft and he lived up to that expectation with the second-round selection. It's worth noting however that a year ago they didn't take any high school pitchers until the 11th round leading off Day 3. Read More

Shady developers are turning Apple's app subscriptions into giant scams

Shady developers are turning Apple's app subscriptions into giant scams

Apple has removed one of its top 10 grossing productivity apps after an independent developer's story about fraudsters' abuse of the App Store's Search Ads functionality went viral. Search ads ensure it earns the top spot when you search for terms like "qr scanner" or " qr code ", giving it more visibility and, to some, credibility than its legitimate counterparts. Read More

Cristiano Ronaldo - The numbers don't lie

The Serie A champions progressed to the showpiece in Cardiff having suffered no defeats and conceded only three goals in their 12 games in the tournament, but Madrid blew them away with a superb second-half showing to secure a 4-1 victory. The 25-year-old was one of the best players on the pitch last Saturday as the Spanish giants battled past Juventus in the Champions League. "We are winning trophies and I am happy". Read More

Here's What Happened With Draymond Green's Technical Situation

The Warriors can close out the series and claim their second National Basketball Association title in three years with a win in Game 4 at 9 p.m. Friday at Cleveland. "With a coach or trainer, we just verbalize and at that time we should listen to the PA announcer to who it is on", Callahan said. Late in Game 4 a year ago, Green swiped at LeBron James' groin and was subsequently given a flagrant foul. Read More

Sale win 7th straight decision; Red Sox beat Tigers 11-3

Sale win 7th straight decision; Red Sox beat Tigers 11-3

Boston came back to win the game thanks to Moreland's big day and Jackie Bradley's go-ahead homer in the eighth inning. Moreland almost homered again in his next at-bat with a double off the wall in center, but the Red Sox failed to get the run home. Read More

Bangladesh beat NZ in biggest Champions Trophy 2017 upset

Bangladesh beat NZ in biggest Champions Trophy 2017 upset

He was nearly denying Mahmudullah his century but when asked he said with a smile on his face: "Actually when I was about to hit the third ball I was caught in two minds [about whether I was denying him a century]". Bangladesh's Mahmudullah (R) celebrates their victory in the ICC Champions Trophy match between New Zealand and Bangladesh in Cardiff on Friday. Read More

Out-of-nowhere Ostapenko to face Halep for French Open title

The first set seemed to fit the pattern many expected. Halep marked herself out as a favourite for the title at Roland Garros after winning in Madrid and finishing runner-up in Rome, but a tumble in the Italian Open final left her with ankle ligament damage and cast doubt over whether she would play in Paris . Read More

Simona Halep can't explain stunning comeback against Elina Svitolina

Simona Halep can't explain stunning comeback against Elina Svitolina

Murray was barely tested in the fourth round, beating 21-year-old Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Bacsinszky has put over 70 percent of her first serves into play in her past two matches, but she's only won about 59 percent of those point - a sure sign that her serve is assailable. Read More