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Read James Comey's letter to FBI after shock firing

Fine. Take a deep breath. "Nothing less is at stake than the American people's faith in our criminal justice system and the integrity of the executive branch of our government". Just because you compare it to Watergate, doesn't necessarily make it a watershed. The White House said the Justice Department was interviewing candidates to serve as interim Federal Bureau of Investigation director while Trump weighs a permanent replacement. Read More »

Stenhouse's dad tries to jump fence after win

Can't say enough about the guys. Ricky Jr. said his dad is known to watch the race on the back straightaway of a track, and they once climbed a fence together after his first ARCA win. We did all we could here today. The most dramatic circumstance on Sunday occurred on the backstretch on lap 169 of a scheduled 188. He led 26 laps. Read More »

Man United paid Raiola more than Chelsea did for Kante — Twitter Reacts


Get the app and get the game. Before Manchester United fans get too worked up, it looks as though the club are not the ones being investigated, rather Raiola. The league total of £174m is a 34% increase on the £130m Premier League clubs spent on agents' fees in 2015, leading Clarke to believe that now is the time to scrutinise the role of agents in football. Read More »

Mets closer Familia has clot in shoulder, surgery possible


Familia, 27, blew a save on Wednesday, allowing four runs in the top of the ninth inning as the Mets fell to the San Francisco Giants. The Mets, whose season has been derailed by a rash of injuries and public relations fiascoes , received more bad news Thursday: All-Star closer Jeurys Familia has been diagnosed with arterial clot in his right shoulder. Read More »

Game 5 Preview: Wizards at Celtics

While the home team has won all of the eight games the Wizards and Celtics have played this season and two of the remaining three games this series are in Boston, Wall is reason for hope. Avery Bradley and Al Horford have seen their production diminish, too. He had 13 points. At the time , it was a feel good victory, the kind that can hurl a team through the playoffs into the NBA Championship. Read More »

NCAA Academic Progress Rates released


For the 2014-15 academic year, the basketball team scored a 976 - a 125 point increase from Frank Haith's final season in Columbia a year earlier, when the Tigers garnered an 851. Men's golf is at 985, above the 984 national average . The men's score is the program's highest since 2010-11. Ohio State football's multi-year Academic Progress Rate is at its highest score since 2008-09. Read More »

A strong field, an unpredictable course at Players


I lean McIlroy in Group A at +333 and Justin Thomas at +275 in Group C. That's three shots lower than DJ's best. Johnson returned from a four-week layoff last week and finished runner-up to Brian Harman , who sank a 22-foot birdie putt on the final hole for a one-shot win. Read More »

Alonso's Indy 500 car will go to his museum

Fernando Alonso gave a clear answer to a question about a possible return to Ferrari at the end of this season during an interview in Barcelona. "I will have to think a little bit after the summer as now it's not an easy period [coming up] and with the Indy 500 thing will be hard to think about something else", Alonso said. Read More »

Former NHLer Keith Primeau sorry for Sidney Crosby's plight

Throw in another spectacular performance by Fleury and a lock down third period in which the Capitals only managed to get eight shots all the way to the net and Pittsburgh is on the verge of eliminating the Presidents' Trophy winners for the second straight season and the ninth time in 10 playoff meetings. Read More »

Juve 'must improve to win Champions'


But following a comprehensive 4-1 aggregate win over Monaco in the semi-finals, the veteran captain and his cohorts will now face one of Real Madrid or Atletico Madrid in Cardiff on June 3. Not that Monaco are completely out of it. Midway through the half, Juventus stepped up and began to create unsafe moments at the gate Subasic. Read More »

TV Executive Claims Anthony Joshua's Future Lies In America


Joshua and Fury have both indulged in posturing regarding a showdown in the aftermath of the former's victory over Klitschko, although Hearn has ruled out the fight's potential for the foreseeable future. "I shake when I watch boxing", said Murray, who arrived back from his latest tournament in Barcelona just in time for the fight. "I know sometimes boxing allows things to happen in a different way - it would have to be something very important to consider [Ortiz not fighting the winner]". Read More »

Who is grinning naked man straddling dead shark on boat?


Despite Mr Liautaud denying he's the man in the photo, and claiming he no longer hunts big game, he quickly became the prime suspect. A spokesperson for Jimmy John's however, denied these accusations, saying the man is not Liautaud and is not affiliated with Jimmy John's. Read More »

Ottawa Senators fans celebrate series win in extremely polite fashion

The day before the regular season began in mid-October, Dorion met with his team for what he said would be the only time. Both on their game could give us a goaltending clinic for the ages and upstage the Sid/Ovi drama, and it's hard to see either guy not having his A-game in such a crucial moment. Read More »

Arjun Maini set to become 3rd Indian to test F1 vehicle

Bottas was third behind Vettel and Hamilton in Australia, but spun while warming his tyres behind the safety vehicle in China and finished only sixth as Hamilton won. Verstappen's Australian teammate Daniel Ricciardo said he was looking forward to improvement with the upgrades this week to Red Bull . "That would already be a good step forward", he said. Read More »

Mercedes: No 'extra aggravation' with Bottas

Lewis Hamilton says he and Mercedes will "go back to the drawing board" to figure out what went wrong in the Russian Grand Prix, after finishing a lowly fourth. "Lewis was one of the first ones to congratulate Valtteri on his first race victory and that shows the respect that they have towards one another". "I have not had that for, I don't remember the last time we had that", he said. Read More »

Grosjean won't get Haas update until FP3


However, assembly delays mean only one vehicle will be fully kitted out for Friday's free practice sessions, with Magnussen winning the "coin toss" to force Grosjean to wait until Saturday for the upgrade to arrive. "Williams, Force India, then there's a mix, Renault, Toro Rosso and ourselves", he said when asked about the mid-grid order. "The problem is you need to set up the auto around the new package". Read More »

What next for Anthony Joshua?


The unbeaten home favourite earned a sensational victory by knocking down the 41-year-old former champion twice in the 11th and penultimate round before the referee stepped in to save Klitschko from any more punishment. The fight caught fire in the fifth, Joshua stunning Klitschko with a sharp right hand, wobbling him with a left before flooring him with a barrage of punches up close. Read More »

Diego Simeone proud of his Atletico Madrid players despite Champions League exit

In fact, at one point his face screwed up so much that he actually began to resemble his own infamously-deformed bronze bust. By then Atletico were 2-0 ahead after Saul Niguez headed the home side ahead from a Koke corner in the 11th minute, before Antoine Griezmann doubled Atletico's lead six minutes later after Rafael Varene had fouled Fernando Torres in the Real Madrid penalty area. Read More »

Notre Dame, ACC announce games through 2037


Duke's newly added games against the Irish will be played in 2027 and 2033 at Wallace Wade Stadium, and 2030 and 2035 at Notre Dame while Wake Forest will get home games in 2027 and 2037 to go along with trips to South Bend in 2029 and 2037. Read More »

Arsenal defeat Southampton, go fifth

Arsenal's hopes of a top four Premier League finish and a spot in Europe's elite competition depend on the teams above them slipping up during the final stages of the season. Manchester United appear to have given up on the top four, after the Gunners beat them 2-0 on Sunday, with Jose Mourinho's side focusing on the Europa League. Read More »

Punjab set 168-run target for Kolkata

Glenn Maxwell has been productive against Mumbai's end-overs specialists: hitting a combined 53 runs off 31 balls against Jasprit Bumrah and Mitchell McClenaghan . First to go was Vohra (25; 16b; 4x4, 0x6), falling to in-form fast bowler Umesh Yadav trying to play fine down the leg side with the ball kissing the glove and carrying to fit-again wicket-keeper Uthappa. Read More »

Pivotal Game 5 awaits Boston as it returns home vs Wizards


The Celtics could do no wrong as illustrated by Crowder scooping up a bad pass from Thomas and banking in a three-pointer to make it 48-26. WASHINGTON-The Boston Celtics continued their home court mastery over Washington, taking charge early and going on to beat the Wizards 123-101 Wednesday to grab a 3-2 lead in the second round series. Read More »

Hansen welcomes Springbok challenge in 2019 World Cup pool

The All Blacks will face familiar foes come the World Cup 2019 in Japan after being drawn in a pool with the Springboks and Italy along with the top Africa qualifier and Repechage victor. "The advantage is that win or lose you can learn a lot from the game, and that can help make you stronger for the rest of the competition", said Stransky, who scored all of South Africa's points in the 1995 final victory over the All Blacks. Read More »