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Busy day at the track as F1 tests resume following snowfall

Hamilton posted a lap of 1 minute, 19.333 seconds, the best of the week. All of the morning running took place on wet or intermediate tires, catching out Marcus Ericsson as he brought out the first red flag for a spin at Turn 2. The vehicle was returned to the Red Bull garage, with mechanics carefully trying to hide its floor from the view of cameras, but Verstappen did not return to action before the chequered flag and ended the day with him as the ninth quickest. Read More »

Neymar out for up to three months with foot injury


But on Sunday he looked to be in tears as he was stretchered off the field at the Parc des Princes. "The best and only indication is surgery, because, with a more conservative treatment, there is a great chance that there would be another fracture within a short period of time". Read More »

Jets LB Dylan Donahue charged with DWI after Lincoln Tunnel crash


The 2017 Jets' fifth-round pick was arrested and charged with DWI and reckless driving. Donahue, 25, allegedly was driving the wrong way in the Lincoln Tunnel, which connects Weehawken, N.J., and New York City and runs under the Hudson River, when he caused a vehicle accident in which four people suffered minor injuries . Read More »

Gianluigi Buffon: 'I would play for Italy again'


The 175-times capped Buffon, the fourth most capped (male) player in the modern game, may yet pull on the Italy shirt one or maybe two last times when Italy play prestige friendlies next month against Argentina and England. "It just excites me when you tell me these names, because I've followed them for 20 years". "There's nothing to add to Di Biagio's words other than I feel a sense of responsibility and loyalty which I must give to the national team in this transitional moment", he ... Read More »

Rafael Nadal Withdraws From Acapulco


However, the 36-year-old Swiss is not convinced that any of the young players will emulate him and fellow veterans Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in winning more than ten Grand Slams. Being No 1, 3, 5 doesn't make much difference. Sixth-seeded Guido Pella of Argentina advanced in the Brasil Open Tuesday by beating France's Corentin Moutet 4-6, 6-1, 6-2. Read More »

OJ Simpson: The Lost Confession? Special to Air on Fox


Simpson. The former football hero served nine years in prison for leading five men, including two with guns, in a September 2007 confrontation with two sports collectables dealers at a Las Vegas casino hotel. The ghostwritten, fictionalised account of the murders ultimately was published by another company, and a federal bankruptcy judge later awarded rights to the book to Goldman's family to help satisfy a $38 million wrongful death judgement against Simpson. Read More »

Jordan Howard guarantees Bears will reach playoffs in 2018


When they signed Glennon to a three-year, $45M contract on March 7, 2017, most thought that that was the solution for the meantime. With the Bears committed to Trubisky as their starter in 2018, there wasn't any incentive for the team to keep Glennon around at a $12.5 million salary to hold a clipboard. Read More »

Vettel fastest in Ferrari on cold 2nd day of F1 testing


McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne was third fastest on the day, just 0.001secs quicker than Verstappen, but the Belgian was using the fastest hyper-soft tyre, which is three grades softer than the soft used by Vettel, so the time can not be directly compared. Read More »

Warner and Smith keep Aussies in hunt

A few quick early wickets on day two will ensure the Proteas take control, while unbeaten batsmen Marsh and Tim Paine can build an imposing total if they apply themselves. AB de Villiers , Quinton de Kock and skipper Faf du Plessis have overcome from their respective injuries though Temba Bavuma will be unavailable for selection with a hand injury. Read More »

Danny Rose: 'VAR overshadowed Tottenham Hotspur's win in FA Cup'


The system, which on trial in English cup competitions, was used during Wednesday's FA Cup fifth-round replay between Tottenham Hotspur and third division Rochdale . VAR is already in use in MLS and has been trialed in a number of different competitions across various club and worldwide competitions, but the FA Cup is the first time that it has been used for matches that involve Premier League clubs. Read More »

Nemanja Matic predicts bright future for Man United Midfielder Scott McTominay


The former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has been a long-term admirer of the player and was the manager who signed him when the pair were at Chelsea and they struck a brilliant relationship at the time. United do have the option to extend Martial's deal an extra year without negotiating a new contract but he has become a Mourinho favourite and no doubt the manager would want his deal to run longer and to keep the player happy. Read More »

Manchester City outclasses Arsenal again 3-0 in EPL


Manchester City ripped Arsenal to shreds once again in a resounding 3-0 win in Thursday's Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium. Bernardo Silva , David Silva and Leroy Sane all scored as City ended the game as a contest in 45 minutes. Read More »

'Disrespectful' James Harden play, stare down reminiscent of game with former Spur


Harden had a little fun with the media in the locker room after the game, claiming he was "confused" on the play, hence the hesitation in shooting the three. Harden crossed over Johnson then stood there, nearly posing, as the defender sat on the floor, twisted around, helpless, and shown up. His finishing ability at the rim also makes him a serious offensive threat. Read More »

Low, Arteta under consideration as Arsenal prepare to sack Wenger


Arsenal will face City once again this Thursday, but this time in the Premier League. "How long would it take Arsenal to get back?" "What is important is how we respond, how we analyse the game and how we respond in a united way". Mesut Ozil was also handed the most lucrative contract in the club's history to prevent the German World Cup victor following Alexis Sanchez out of the club in January. Read More »

Russia's Olympic membership reinstated by IOC


After a major doping scandal limited Russia's participation at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics , the country's Olympic committee has been formally reinstated by the International Olympic Committee . Russian Federation topped the medals table after the Games - but lost that position when athlete after athlete was disqualified following the retesting of samples. Read More »

Red Sox finally make it official: JD Martinez is coming to Boston


The Red Sox were considered the most likely suitor for Martinez all offseason, and some of their fans became a bit antsy early on. In addition, should he stay productive through the next two seasons, Martinez can opt out of his contract - pocketing $50 million and hitting the free-agent market again. Read More »

Romelu Lukaku demands more respect for his goalscoring record


The Belgian striker had been heavily criticised for his poor goal return against strong opposition, and the 24-year-old was keen to make his case at Old Trafford yesterday. I don't listen to (the criticism). It's the fifth year in a row that Lukaku has scored double figure goals in Premier League action. As Carragher alluded to, many have questioned whether Lukaku is nothing more than just a goalscorer, but he proved otherwise with his performance against his former club on Sunday. Read More »

Panthers reportedly releasing veteran safety Kurt Coleman


With less than three weeks to go until the start of free agency, the Carolina Panthers made a decision to create some extra salary cap room on Monday by dumping two veterans. Johnson was suspended four games last season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancers, and was inactive for the Panthers' playoff game against New Orleans. Read More »

Hulkenberg: Alonso has different priorities with dual F1, WEC campaign


Encouragingly, there were no power unit problems for McLaren as they start a new era with Renault Sport, having given Honda the elbow previous year. "We have an engine that's not an experiment or still new". Fernando Alonso believes McLaren's Renault partnership has "huge potential" after completing a half-century of laps on the new MCL33's full testing debut. Read More »

Russell Wilson Hopes To Figure Out Yankees' 'Aroma'


Russell Wilson met his new Yankee teammates in Tampa on Monday. "You can't be a quarterback of a Super Bowl team without being an athlete". It's all about who I am and where I come from and what I've done. He wore No. 73 - his football number, 3, is retired by the Yankees for Babe Ruth and his baseball number in high school was 7, retired by NY for Mickey Mantle. Read More »