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by | May 30, 2017 | 04:44

But the inconsistency of the Mercedes vehicle certainly is. "The Ferraris seem to work everywhere", said Hamilton , "so the next 14 races will be very hard". "If anyone overtakes here I'll give you a tenner", said Jenson Button on the pre-race drivers' parade. The Mercedes driver eventually finished fourth ahead of Verstappen.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:42

The out-of-form Kerber has yet to win a title this season and mustered just two victories in clay court tournaments before the French Open , where her best performance remains a quarter-final berth in 2012. "So it was a real pleasure to play in front of them and play how I played". "There is much bigger expectation this year, especially in the big tournament and Grand Slams ".

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:42

Meanwhile, Petra Kvitova swept to a tearful French Open victory on Sunday in her first match since surviving a horrifying knife attack which nearly ended her career. "Belief. Pojd" printed across. Makarova's take when informed of the history made by her victory? Last year, she fell to unseeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:38

An official statement from the club reads: " FC Barcelona announces that is has entered into an agreement with Marc-Andre ter Stegen for the renewal of his contract until 30 June 2022 . The new deal ties the Germany worldwide to the club until 2022 and includes a buy-out clause at €180m (£156m). He now boasts two league titles, three Copa del Reys, one Champions League, one Club World Cup, one Spanish Super Cup and one European Super Cup to his name.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:35

To get there he had to jump ahead of both Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas and his own team-mate Max Verstappen , the Australian delivering the required quick laps to get the job done. "If anyone overtakes here I'll give you a tenner", said Jenson Button on the pre-race drivers' parade. Yes Vettel lapped way quicker than Raikkonen once he had the lead but it is ridiculous to suggest that Raikkonen could not have gone quicker at the front had he chosen.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:37

There was high drama in race 14 as the duel between Artemis Racing and Emirates Team New Zealand proved the most exciting, and most contentious contest of the 35th America's Cup so far. There will be three matches today to complete the 15 races of the first round robin. One challenger will be eliminated after the second round robin, which wraps up Saturday.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:38

If Price continues to pitch well, Boston may boast the best rotation in baseball. The reigning Cy Young award victor has shown flashes of his potential but has struggled with consistency so far this season. The bigger question was always about what was best for Price's future, and Monday looks like something he can build on. Price didn't make it out of the fourth inning in either of his rehab appearances but this was a much more positive step.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:33

The Croatian global has also been linked with Chelsea and while Inter are yet to receive an offer for Perisic, Inter director Piero Ausilio has confirmed United's interest. Jose Mourinho wants a wide player, capable of delivering goals and assists in reckless abandon. Managers are now making plans for the summer transfer window so we'll bring you all the latest news and gossip from around the globe.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:31

He was dropped for a Premier League game against Leicester but returned to the fold and fired Antonio Conte's men to the title. Moses was dismissed for a second booking in Chelsea's 2-1 defeat at Wembley , after a fall in the box on 68 minutes that referee Anthony Taylor judged to be simulation.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:30

Djokovic, who lost his No. 1 ranking to Murray a year ago, has hired Agassi as part of his bid to win Roland-Garros and become the first man in the Open era to win each of the four majors twice. "Now it's just a cough", said the 30-year-old British star who thinks he caught a bug training in the wet and cold of London earlier this month. Former champion Svetlana Kuznetsova has beaten Christina McHale of the United States in straight sets to reach the second round of the French Open.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:29

Smith tended to his baby daughter. It's foolish to count out a LeBron James-led team, but the Warriors are the favorite for a reason. The remarkable numbers that James has posted against the Warriors are expected to continue, but he definitely needs his teammates to step up in a big way for the Cavs to keep a winning pace.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:32

Luis Enrique is on his way out of Barcelona , but the manager and former player insists there is only "total joy" as he departs. Valverde was widely expected to be handed the position after stepping down from his role as Athletic Bilbao coach, and will be tasked with restoring Barca's La Liga dominance following Real Madrid's title triumph this season.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:24

Golden State Warriors have qualified for the NBA Finals for the third time in a row after a 129 -115 victory over San Antonio Spurs . LAST GAME? Manu Ginobili waves as he leaves the court after the Golden State Warriors defeated the San Antonio Spurs in Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Western Conference Finals.

by | May 30, 2017 | 04:23

The Blues have been celebrating a successful first season under new boss Conte following his arrival at the club last summer as they won the Premier League in his debut campaign in England. In fact, Luiz describes re-signing for Chelseas as "the right decision" and revealed that it involved taking a pay cut from the lucrative package he enjoyed in Paris.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:24

MONACO (AP) - Sebastian Vettel stood out last season for his furious rants more than his slick driving. With so long to go, the last thing Ferrari needs is Raikkonen feeling let down. When he came back out, he was in front of Raikkonen while Ricciardo had jumped ahead of Bottas. There was suspicion that the strategy was a deliberate move by Ferrari to get their leading driver into the lead but the team denied that was the case.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:24

After defeat in the north London derby Arsenal have bounced back well with three big wins over Man United, Stoke and Southampton , but we are still left needing either Man City or Liverpool to slip up. "You want every team to fight like Sunderland did tonight, and after you have to accept the result ". Arsenal upped things slightly in the second half and they eventually made it count on 72 minutes.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:21

All eyes will be on Stockholm on Wednesday night as the Red Devils prepare to do battle with Ajax for a place in next season's Champions League. The 20-year-old added: 'If you want to be a top, top player, you have to play in pressured environments in these games. It appeared there might be some tension between Mourinho and Jones when the manager last month publicly urged the player to "be brave" and take a risk in terms of his recovery and making himself available for selection.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:19

I have a little baby at home, 10 months, I want to spend some time home with him so the sooner I get this cracked the sooner we are all on our way. Big fights now await him out there for him again. Britain has another world boxing champion. . It's a wonderful feeling. After all that went before I hadn't allowed myself to think about what it would be like to be a world champion.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:17

She went into the Grand Slam tournament as 15th seed, telling reporters "I actually already won my biggest fight". "Yesterday I was thinking how everything will be and I couldn't really imagine", she said."I maybe thought that I would cry when I step on the court, but I didn't today, which actually I was happy about because normally I can control my emotion on the court, so I'm happy that I kind of did it as well this time".

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:21

FILE - In this December 4, 2016, file photo, Green Bay Packers' Randall Cobb makes a snow angel after catching a touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans , in Green Bay, Wis. In the past, teams had to reduce their rosters to 75 players by 3 p.m. CDT on the Tuesday after the third preseason games and to 53 players by 3 p.m.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:20

The university was aware of the planned walk-out, plans for which began in late April, after Pence's presence was announced in March. Students who had walked out of Vice President Mike Pence's speech gathered outside the stadium for their own ceremony.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:18

Kyrie Irving - who scored 42 points in Cleveland's game-four victory - added 24 points and Kevin Love contributed 15. LeBron James says his chase of Michael Jordan's accomplishments is simply personal motivation. Love continued to knock down shots from the outside, Irving sliced his way into the lane to the rim and James got free for several of his one-handed, tomahawk dunks.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:16

What had been a processional race , with the wider new cars making overtaking more hard, turned into sudden drama with a collision between Jenson Button's McLaren and Pascal Wehrlein's Sauber at the tunnel entrance. Verstappen was fastest in Q1 ahead of Vettel and Raikkonen, with Hamilton already an ominous 10th. It is the Maranello squad's first 1-2 finish since the 2010 German Grand Prix.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:10

We prepare the same for every game. But now we are balanced, we have good fast bowlers, depth in batting and the series against England [In January] sealed it for us. In an interview to ESPN Cricinfo, Kohli spoke on how his team has evolved in this gap and his views on the balance of the home team in the Champions Trophy .

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:08

The race included an interruption of 1 hour, 40 minutes because of rain and lightning. Matt Kenseth was fourth, and Denny Hamlin fifth. "It didn't make much sense to do anything else but that, really", said Alexander, who replaced Slugger Labbe as Dillon's crew chief last Monday.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:11

Johansen's injury, though, seemed to be a series changer. However, Nashville , which gave up just two power-play goals in 18 chances in the series, didn't give in, and three seconds after killing the Josi penalty, Sissons effectively killed the Ducks by completing his hat trick with six minutes to play, giving him one more goal in Monday's game then he had in his previous 15 playoff games this season.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:09

Given that the clay playing surface can be especially tricky for even the best tennis players, usually the victor of the French Open comes out of nowhere. The 23-year-old Thiem is an outside favorite to win the tournament. 2016 MEN'S SINGLES CHAMPION: Novak Djokovic of Serbia. A few players of note are not playing in the 2017 French Open .

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:04

That trio's reasons for being absent? "I knew this day would come but sometimes when I was watching tennis on TV , I didn't really feel great". Williams is pregnant and due in the fall, with plans to return to the tour in 2018. The Spaniard has won just three titles in her career. Among the other favorites, third-seeded Simona Halep will be up against Jana Cepelova in the first round if her right ankle injury does not prevent her from playing.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:01

Conte has rejuvenated Chelsea , champions under Jose Mourinho in 2014-15 before finishing 10th last term. "So obviously I guess they will do their work now and hopefully we can finish the season with an FA Cup win as well". "And all the other teams behind, other than Tottenham, have been disappointing, and they will be back stronger". They said we didn't want to play anymore, they said we were lazy, that kind of stuff, and it's not true.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:58

BOSTON , MA - MAY 25: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots the ball against Avery Bradley #0 of the Boston Celtics in the first half during Game Five of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden on May 25, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:57

After a lengthy rain delay in Stage 2, the race spilled over into the early hours of Memorial Day. I love the Ron Hornaday pick , as it sticks with the developing trend of honoring one driver who had extensive success in a series other than the Cup Series, and Ray Evernham getting in is well deserved.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:50

But it all evaporated. Everyone already knows what they are getting when Korver checks into the game and that is the seventh best three point shooter in National Basketball Association history. In 2015, James had to carry an injury-depleted roster and came up short in six games . Cleveland won the three road games in the series by a combined 90 points, the last two by a total of 77.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:52

Whatever the strategy was, Ferrari will not mind after securing maximum points. Hamilton said over the radio in the closing laps. NASCAR wraps things up Sunday night with one of its biggest races of the year, the Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:47

The Cavs didn't add an MVP talent in the offseason, but Kevin Love is playing as good as he ever has with the Cavaliers during this playoff run and the midseason addition of Kyle Korver has given Cleveland another excellent outside shooter.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:45

Jos Buttler eased himself into the innings, while Stokes took charge. Buttler (65*) hit four of his five fours in one over off Andile Phehlukwayo as he and Moeen Ali saw England rack up 111 in the last 10 overs. Wood defended a target of seven off six balls in the last over. The 101 allowed England to set a mammoth 328 and the hosts managed to defend it and take the series 2-0 with a 2-run win.