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Sebastian Vettel: Mercedes gap 'nothing to be afraid of'

Sebastian Vettel: Mercedes gap 'nothing to be afraid of'

Then the red flag was brought out with three and a half minutes to go as Daniel Ricciardo parked his Red Bull on one of the straights after hitting the rear of the vehicle on the wall. "We need to get on top of that because it shouldn't happen". "The first lap I had the time but I made a mistake", he added. "I think we, as a team, probably prefer not to talk so much and just get on with it". Read More

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Lakers Select Lonzo Ball With No. 2 Overall Pick

Lakers Select Lonzo Ball With No. 2 Overall Pick

Lonzo Ball , right, poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Los Angeles Lakers as the No. 2 overall pick during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY. " Lonzo Ball is going to take the Lakers to the playoffs his first year", LaVar said. Comparisons to Jason Kidd have followed Ball since high school, and his continued improvement has strengthened its validity. Read More

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McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington

McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington

Fortunately for McIlroy, this tweet from Elkington contained a glaring grammatical error, leaving another opening for McIlroy. "More like 200mil...not bad for a "bored" 28 year old...plenty more where that came from", McIlroy wrote. Elkington responded, and didn't make things any better for himself. The world No 2 was making his first appearance since last month's Players Championship following a rib injury and struggled for consistency at Erin Hills. Read More

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Brooke Henderson stumbles late, keeps Meijer LPGA lead

Brooke Henderson stumbles late, keeps Meijer LPGA lead

But she struggled for consistency in the last four holes, finishing bogey-double bogey-birdie-par to drop down the leaderboard into a share of 14th place with four others. "It's been a little bit of a rough season so far, you know, not getting the results that I've been looking for". Moriya Jutanugarn , Ariya Jutanugarn's older sister, was at nine under after a 66. Read More

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Hosts Russia Ease Past New Zealand In Confed Cup Opener

Hosts Russia Ease Past New Zealand In Confed Cup Opener

An official opening ceremony for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russian Federation was held in front of packed spectators stands of the newly-built football stadium in the countrys second largest city of St Petersburg. "I believe we will have the same team as we did in this game against Portugal". Cherchesov felt president Putin's pre-match speech which ended with the proclamation, "Dear friends, let us watch football!" "We can just focus on the football, which is what we want to do". Read More

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Mistrial declared in Cosby case after jury deadlocks again

Mistrial declared in Cosby case after jury deadlocks again

The 79-year-old comedian faced three charges of aggravated indecent assault linked to the alleged drugging and molestation of a university employee in 2004. Dozens of women have come forward to say he had drugged and assaulted them. The mistrial declared Saturday underscored a wider struggle to reconcile the disconnect between prosecutors' depiction of Cosby as a sexual predator and his long run as one of our most beloved entertainers. Read More

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Orioles Selected Two New Pitchers And A Shortstop In MLB Draft

Orioles Selected Two New Pitchers And A Shortstop In MLB Draft

With two selections, this year marked the 16th time since 1977 that Western Carolina had multiple players selected within the same MLB First-Year Player Draft. Hall has committed to going to Texas A&M on a baseball scholarship. Here's hoping that the Orioles can persuade him to sign without a hitch. While scouts also believe he will stick at shortstop, many believe that he has the versatility to play second or even third as well. Read More

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Inglewood will vote on a new arena for Clippers

The ENA is subject to approval by the Inglewood City Council, which could happen as early as Thursday morning when the matter is expected to be voted on. The Lakers and Kings also share the arena, which is owned by Anschutz Entertainment Group. They are the only tenant at Staples Center without a championship banner or a retired jersey. Read More

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Sabres expected to name Phil Housley as next head coach

Sabres expected to name Phil Housley as next head coach

Phil Housley still remembers high-fiving Sabres fans at Memorial Auditorium in opening his Hall of Fame career in Buffalo during the 1980s. Housley's career spanned until the 2002-03 season. The sixth overall pick in the 1982 NHL Draft immediately became a presence on the Sabres' blue line, tallying 19 goals and 66 points in 77 games as a rookie. Read More

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Apple's new app rules tighten grip on China's tipping

Apple's new app rules tighten grip on China's tipping

Chinese app-developers argue that users are simply showing their appreciation by tipping the authors of articles or other content or service providers, but Apple believes tipping is just like buying a song or a piece of video. The next hiccup is an in-app offer for a free antivirus trial that brings up Touch ID for verification that also initiates a seven-day auto-renewing subscription for $99.99 a week. Read More

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Rafael Nadal dominates in winning record 10th French Open

Nadal clutches the trophy. Playing in his 22nd Grand Slam final, Nadal triumphed in Paris without dropping a set for a third time. Nadal hailed the French Open as the most special tournament for him. And Wawrinka was quick to acknowledge that he simply could not live with Nadal , who will rise to second in the world rankings as a result, as he addressed him after the match. Read More

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Stanley Cup Final tightens up

The Pittsburgh Penguins will stick with Matt Murray for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final Thursday night (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 8 p.m. ET). Sports' Kevin Allen explains why Pittsburgh and Nashville can feel good about their chances heading into Game 5. Read More

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Thiem stuns Djokovic to reach semi-finals

Thiem stuns Djokovic to reach semi-finals

The Austrian then pushed forward, taking the next two sets 6-3, 6-0 and forcing Djokovic to confront a lost set and match for the first time in the tournament. Thiem landed in the semifinals for the second straight year - Djokovic downed him 12 months ago - and will no doubt face a tougher test in Nadal, who will certainly be well rested. Read More

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

Ostapenko's best chance of winning the final will be to play a similar way against the wily Halep, who can reach world number one if she takes the title. She is the first Latvian to reach a Slam final, going one step further than Ernests Gulbis in 2014 when a young Ostapenko was in his players' box as he beat Roger Federer in the quarter-finals in Paris . Read More

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Wolff: Ferrari win was not 'orchestrated'

SEBASTIAN Vettel secured a memorable one-two for Ferrari in Sunday's 75th Monaco Grand Prix to extend his world championship lead to a luxurious 25 points over Lewis Hamilton . "It was what we calculated as the optimum result without any incidents and this is where he came in", said team boss Toto Wolff , who conceded that their vehicle simply wasn't fast enough this weekend. Read More

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Nadal Cruises into Third Round, 74-2 at Roland Garros

Nadal Cruises into Third Round, 74-2 at Roland Garros

Nearly as many cameras were trained on the United States tennis star as were on Djokovic throughout the latter's 6-1 6-4 6-3 dismantling of Portugal's Joao Sousa . Home favourite Kristina Mladenovic eased past Italian Sara Errani 6-2 6-3. The 30-year-old Spaniard will face Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia in the third round. Read More

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