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Sebastian Vettel Goes All "Days Of Thunder" On Hamilton In Baku


Vettel has four of those titles, while Hamilton has three. "But obviously that's what it turned out to be, that's what it is, and I wasn't happy with that", argued the German driver, who insists that he only drove alongside Hamilton to raise his hand at him and nothing more and that the cars simply inadvertently touched. Read More »

Real Madrid president Florentino confident of Ronaldo stay: I've spoken to Mendes


The 32-year-old only signed a new deal with Real in November and is under contract until 2021, although his unhappiness has caused an issue for Perez as he begins his new term as the head of the European and Spanish champions. "At the moment there is no reason to get too concerned". "Cristiano is not motivated by money". The Real president may not have spoken to the player, but he has spoken to the man at the centre of the saga - agent and key influencer Jorge Mendes. Read More »

Sky Sports to ditch numbered channels and offer cut-price package


While aspects of the rebrand are still to be confirmed, we know that football will be getting two dedicated channels, while golf and cricket will also now have their own homes. As well as offering dedicated sports channels, Sky will broaden its access to individual sports matches/events through its Sky Now service , charging non-subscribers a viewing fee for day passes or viewing "one-off" content. Read More »

Marco Verratti tells Barcelona he wants to leave PSG this summer


Barcelona could be closing in on a deal to sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti following reports of the player and his agent meeting with Blaugrana officials in Ibiza, Spain, on Wednesday (June 14). There's also plenty of rumours around today of Verratti having dinner with Lionel Messi in Ibiza, yet curiously while there are lots of pictures of both players, they don't appear together. Read More »

Jack: Tiger will have 'very hard time' returning to golf


Woods was arrested in May and charged with DUI , and recently announced he was receiving treatment to overcome his ongoing issues with prescription medications . That event led to Woods' admission that he needed professional help to manage the drugs he had been prescribed over the years to manage pain after his multiple surgeries - both on his back and his legs. Read More »

Hamilton: Soft Vettel penalty for Baku clash sets unsafe precedent


Post-race Hamilton told cameras, "If he wants to prove he is a man, we should do it out of the auto, face-to-face", prompting the bookmaker to stump up £1m for a charity fight to happen. Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo won what will be regarded as a race for the ages following three safety auto periods, one red flag and a series of notable incidents. Read More »

America's Cup win brings relief, elation for New Zealanders


Young helmsman Burling mentioned the value of Murray Jones several times during and after the match for the Auld Mug, where the Kiwi boat emphatically prevailed 7-1 over Oracle Team USA. The latest in a long line of tycoons to catch America's Cup fever, Ellison has spent hundreds of millions of dollars of his own fortune and his team sponsors' money to pursue, secure and now lose the most prestigious prize in yachting. Read More »

Bolt curious about who will replace him as fastest man


Bolt is expected to have a tough time of it at the World Championships , with Andre De Grasse making a statement by putting up time of 9.69s in Stockholm last week, although it was wind assisted. Bolt, 30, confirmed that he would not be competing in the 200m in London, but left the door open to a further finale being added to his programme. Read More »

Florida wins 1st national championship

Right-hander Brady Singer gave the Gators a flying start, while allowing just three runs over seven innings and struck out a career-high 12, which set a College World Series single-game record in the championship series. Florida then went on to win its first CWS title, 6-1 over LSU . They had Poche on the ropes again in the third after Nelson Maldonado and Jonathan India began the inning with back-to-back singles, a chopper to second moved them up and LSU opted to walk Mike ... Read More »

UK's May makes deal she needs to govern, but critics abound


The agreement with the ultra-conservative Northern Irish party was signed in May's Downing Street office after more than two weeks of negotiations following her disastrous showing in the June 8 general election. "Today we have reached an agreement with the Conservative Party on support for government in parliament ", DUP leader Arlene Foster said. In addition to the £1bn for health and infrastructure in Northern Ireland there will also be more flexibility over how £500m of ... Read More »

Gloves are off between Hamilton and Vettel

Vettel's actions saw him receive a 10-seccond stop-go penalty and three penalty points on his superlicence, moving him closer to a potential race ban . "What we have seen is the ingredient of a great championship". "In a way, I am happy to see that drivers have emotions". At a certain stage, the best ones that compete for the world championship in that phase of their careers can't be friends. Read More »

Sanchez not distracted by transfer talk, says Chile coach Pizzi


Coach Juan Antonio Pizzi suggested the demand for Sanchez is a boost to his self-esteem, saying "we suppose he is very happy because he is going through a very special situation and I think everybody would like to be in this situation because the best clubs in the world want to have him in their squads". Read More »

Florida beats LSU 6-1 at CWS for 1st national championship

The University of Florida swept past LSU on Tuesday night to win its first College World Series . The Gators will have to dig a little deeper for pitching, with head coach Kevin O'Sullivan saying he'll likely to go tonight with Tyler Dyson , who will be making just his second start of the season and has thrown just 33 innings. Read More »

Oilers sign forward Zack Kassian to 3-year extension


Monday was the deadline for teams to extend qualifying offers to pending restricted free agents, and there were a number of notable ones to not receive such an offer from their teams, making them eligible for unrestricted free agency on July 1. Read More »

National Hockey League 18 Puts Connor McDavid on Cover and Offers Arcade Mode


McDavid's victory capped a breakthrough sophomore season for the 20-year-old center, who won the league scoring title and led the Oilers back to the Stanley Cup playoffs after an 11-year absence. it's awesome." Channeling its inner arcade desires, NHL 18 introduced 3-on-3 hockey known as NHL THREES. Connor McDavid , the star center for the Edmonton Oilers , will appear on the cover of National Hockey League 18, publisher Electronic Arts announced today. Read More »

Saudi Arabia: 'Our Demands on Qatar Are Non-negotiable'


Tillerson said in a statement: "Our role has been to encourage the parties to get their issues on the table, clearly articulated, so that those issues can be addressed and some resolution process can get under way to bring this to a conclusion". Read More »

OKC Thunder's Russell Westbrook Bags MVP Award


Westbrook received 69 of the 101 first-place votes, while Harden finished with 22. Houston's Mike D'Antoni was named Coach of the Year over San Antonio's Gregg Popovich and Miami's Erik Spoelstra. Westbrook gave a nod to his teammates, men who "sacrificed so much for me throughout the year". Russell Westbrook's unbelievable NBA season finished in the most deserving fashion - by winning the 2016/17 NBA Most Valuable Player Award. Read More »

Tigers' 1st pick Faedo named MVP, Florida wins CWS

So here they are, the teams that shared the SEC regular-season championship playing for the national title in Omaha . "My feelings are that we went up against who I believe to be maybe the best pitcher I've seen in the SEC for an opponent since I've been the coach at LSU", Tigers coach Paul Mainieri said. Read More »

England new boy Curran has need for speed

De Villiers at 33 plans play the ICC World Cup 2019 and for that, he will have to curtail on the number of matches he plays to maintain his fitness. He swatted his second ball in global cricket for six, and didn't look back. "I asked what he did and how he kept motivated when you keep getting overlooked for younger and younger players". They also play the West Indies at home in Test matches, T20 and one-day internationals before heading to Australia this winter for the Ashes, although ... Read More »

Five Potential Vegas Victims Through Expansion Draft — Louis Blues

Golden Knights GM George McPhee sounds excited about the situation, and you can see why given all the picks he's going to accumulate for this young franchise. The Golden Knights could swipe Rangers forward Michael Grabner, who scored 27 goals this past season. The Predators were put in a bind in being forced to expose Neal, a 10-time 20-goal-scorer, because they elected to protect a fourth defenseman. Read More »

Jockey Michelle Payne tests positive for banned substance


Racing Victoria stewards said they would hold an inquiry into the results of a sample from Payne which confirmed the presence of Phentermine , an appetite suppressant. Fellow jockey Hugh Bowman tested positive for Phentermine in 2003 and was given a six-week ban, while Damien Oliver was suspended in 2009 for a month for using an appetite suppressant but successfully appealed the decision. Read More »

After MVP Announcement, Durant Congratulates Westbrook, Harden


He became the second player to ever average a triple-double throughout an entire season and recorded an National Basketball Association record 42 triple-doubles, surpassing Oscar Robertson's longstanding mark of 41. Durant and Westbrook have quite a history together as teammates for eight seasons as members of the Oklahoma City Thunder . "I can't be standing here without your support, your sacrifice", said Westbrook , thanking his parents during an emotional speech. Read More »

Trump slams Democratic 'obstruction' on health reform

Trump has consistently floated the idea of letting Obamacare's individual insurance exchanges "collapse" as a back-up plan if a Republican healthcare bill does not pass. Sen. Dean Heller , R-Nev., who is up for re-election next year, had already expressed reservations about the number of people who could lose coverage under the GOP bill. Read More »

Germany 3-1 Cameroon


The video referee then stepped in and amended the decision with Mabouka eventually handed his marching orders instead. Chile also progressed to the last four thanks to a 1-1 draw with Australia in the other Group B match to take place today. Read More »

Boston Red Sox: John Farrell suspended one game for Sunday's ejection


Michael Wacha (4-3), who began the day with an 8.17 ERA over his last seven starts, limited the Reds to one run on five hits in six innings. Farrell will serve his suspension Tuesday night when Boston hosts the Minnesota Twins . "It was good to see him get that home run tonight". Angels: Scioscia said RHP Matt Shoemaker, on the 10-day DL with right forearm tightness, was examined and received "a clean bill of health and resumed throwing", but would "most likely not" make a start when ... Read More »

76ers focused on extending Joel Embiid


He could score inside and outside. If they do and they all continue to develop and grow together, then maybe they can be the next force in the Eastern Conference as the Cavaliers appear to be closer to breaking apart than many may have anticipated coming into this summer. Read More »

Kidambi Srikanth wins two titles in two weeks, ad deals line up

However, the Indian shuttler made a strong comeback to clinch the first game 22-20 to take an early advantage in the all-important final of the Australian Open Super Series in Sydney on Sunday. "Yes, it's a dream performance", Srikanth said. He ensured his opponent was always in check and raised his game a couple of notches higher against an increasingly faltering Long after the mid-game break. Read More »

Yankees' Hicks to DL with rib injury, Ellsbury could return

If Hicks has to miss any time, Romine and Williams would likely be the biggest beneficiaries, though Jacoby Ellsbury (concussion) could be back in the coming week to regain a starting gig. Ellsbury told the Times Leader of Wilkes-Barre that everything went well. "I knew I was close", Ellsbury said. If he doesn't, the Yankees have a couple of other options. Read More »

Malinga to face disciplinary inquiry after criticising minister


Lasith Malinga issued six month suspended sentence and 50% fine Wed, Jun 28, 2017, 06:57 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka . A specially convened executive committee then imposed a "one-year suspension, suspended by six months (whereby the punishment would be imposed in the event of a similar infraction within the stipulated six-month period) and a 50 percent fine of his next ODI match fee", SLC said in a release. Read More »

Serena Williams says 'heart dropped' at surprise pregnancy


But for Williams it all worked out and she went on to win the Australian Open . "I put it down". I don't want to upset her or whatever it was. "I was getting the styling done". Williams won 6-1, 6-3. "I don't know what to do with a baby", she said. "If I were a man, I would have been in that conversation a long time ago", Williams said last December in an interview with rapper Common for ESPN's "The Undefeated". Read More »