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Power qualifies second for IndyCar in US


This is going to be Penske vs. Ganassi, which swept the top six positions on Sunday, not that we ever really expected anything more this year. His auto had a fuel pressure problem during the morning practice, and he got only a single lap to do a systems check and never got up to full speed. Read More »

State of Origin series goes to a decider

He's not exclusively to blame, there's a host of Blues players responsible for the loss but the Gold Coast's $1.2 million man did his teammates no favours. Queensland coach Kevin Walters is calling for a fair go from referees Matt Cecchin and Gerard Sutton after a concerted campaign from NSW to wrestle control of the State of Origin officials. Read More »

Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead


First- and second-round leader Jordan Spieth spun a 4-under-par 34-32=66 on Day 3 of the Travelers Championship to reach 12-under 198, good for a one-shot lead over Boo Weekley . On Thursday, he shot 67 over the River Highlands course in CT, a round which McIlroy felt could have been even better if a few more putts had dropped. Read More »

Ronaldo's tax fraud and its ripple effect on world football


Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo remained coy about his future with Real Madrid , refusing to take questions beyond the Confederations Cup and coach Fernando Santos backed his player for refusing to take questions on his future. Both Ronaldo and Mourinho are clients of football super-agent Jorge Mendes , who has been summoned to appear before the court at Pozuelo de Alarcon , just outside Madrid , on June 27. Read More »

Best to lead Lions against Hurricanes


And matters soon deteriorated for the Lions , as just five minutes later, New Zealand sacrificed a kickable close-range penalty and sent possession wide at a rate of knots before Taylor picked up spectacularly and scored out wide before Barrett kicked an effortless touchline conversion. Read More »

Why Lakers Prefer Lonzo Ball Over D'Angelo Russell As Team Leader

I am still a firm believer - old school, assuredly, but firm - that you need to establish yourself amongst the best in your profession for a few seasons at least before you can market yourself as a "brand"! Now, we're accustomed to seeing players compared to others in their respective sport, but to compare Lonzo's vision on the court to two of the best National Football League quarterbacks of all-time is a stretch. Read More »

India's Modi in Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet


The working dinner that Trump is hosting for Modi is the first of its kind under the current U.S. administration. As Mr Modi put it on Twitter on Friday: "Strong India-USA ties benefit our nations & the world". Modi is on a two day visit to US spanning June 25 and June 26.Read Also: US quits Paris, now what? . Both leaders are trying to boost domestic manufacturing in order to create jobs. Read More »

Wolves acquire Butler from Bulls


Still, perhaps the craziest part of the trade was the fact that it wasn't just Butler for LaVine, Dunn and the 7th pick in the draft. But I know I owe so much to the person I am now, and to the player that I've become, to you. They have a basis to work from, but things have changed and they've changed and adapted. He said the decision around trading Jimmy Butler was the start of change and a total roster rebuild. Read More »

Messi May Get Fine instead of Prison Stay over Tax Fraud

Real Madrid would definitely not want to lose the best player in the world and reports say that he will be willing to extend his stay at the Spanish capital if they sign one of the most promising talents in the world and his compatriot, Gelson Martins, this summer. Read More »

Cilic to square off against Lopez in Queen's Club final


Three of Lopez's six ATP World Tour titles have come on grass. Lopez, meanwhile, had to overcome a 45-minute delay during the second set, when he regained composure to see off Dimitrov , the player who had beaten him in the 2014 final. "You can understand that it was something that I was working for my whole career, I mean I had to wait 16 years", he told reporters on Friday after dispatching Querrey 6-4 7-6 (5). Read More »

India arrests 15 for celebrating Pakistan cricket victory


India, who hold the hosting rights for the next Champions Trophy in 2021, lost the title to Pakistan by 180 runs in the finals at The Oval on Sunday. The 15 villagers were produced before a court on Tuesday that sent them to jail for 14 days. Cricket fans across both countries follow the matches closely, and a win or defeat results in a display of overwhelming emotions, including incidents when fans break their television screens. Read More »

Spithill says USA can still win America's Cup


The Kiwis answered Sunday by winning Race 7 by 12 seconds and Race 8 by 30 seconds. "From a sponsor's perspective, you don't have any certainty at all. "We came out fighting and the boys put in 100 percent as they always do and we're in a tough situation now". Team USA was clearly was faster yesterday but made mistakes, which Spithill acknowledged. Read More »

Cosby jury ends 4th day with no verdict


But even the solicitous judge had his limits, putting his foot down late Friday afternoon when the jurors asked to hear a sliver of testimony they'd just had read back to them. The portion of Constand's testimony where she talks about telephone calls to Cosby, as well as related phone records that were introduced as evidence. Read More »

Manchester United set to announce signing of £64 million superstar on Monday


It looks like the Manchester giants have returned with a fresh offer as the Express claim that United have now submitted a fresh £60m offer that Madrid are due to discuss with Morata tomorrow. In two seasons with Juventus , Morata won two Serie A titles, two Coppa Italia titles. "Yes, there was frequent contact with us until a few days ago - I can confirm that", added Morata's representative. Read More »

Senate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderates

The 142-page Senate health care bill revealed Thursday was written in secret by 13 white men with little or no expertise on health care issues and no advice from doctors, hospitals or health economists, let alone from the public. But Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced this health care bill as a Republican promise to repeal Obamacare - finally kept. A similar bill passed by the House has been panned by voters on both sides of the aisle, with polls showing about 8 in 10 people ... Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo has already 'softened' his stance on leaving Real Madrid


Prosecutors claim that the Portuguese manager - who took over at Manchester United past year - failed to declare income of 1.6 million euros in 2011 and 1.7 million euros in 2012. Other clients of Mendes who have ended up in Spain include the Portuguese full-back Fabio Coentrao - on the verge of joining Sporting Lisbon on loan from Real Madrid - and Colombian striker Radamel Falcao, now with Monaco but formerly at Atletico Madrid. Read More »

Senator Rand Paul says would consider partial repeal of Obamacare

Medicaid funding is at the heart of the protester's complaints. In addition to eliminating additional spending for expansion states, the Senate bill would also end the program as an open-ended entitlement program. If three Republicans defect, the party can not reach the majority vote it needs to pass the measure. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, who has not suggested she opposes the measure, declined to comment on its components when asked at a news conference Friday. Read More »

Not playing at Queens this year: Rafael Nadal

However, his last four visits have all ended with defeats to opponents outside the top 100. He said: "There has been a little while since I played a very good Wimbledon ". In 2005, Nadal played his first clay court match at the French open against the German Lars Burgsmuller and won that match by 6-1, 7-6, 6-1. The Spaniard is playing his best tennis since 2014 and enters the 2017 Wimbledon as a legitimate threat to the likes of Andy Murray , Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic . Read More »

Lonzo Ball is called the new face of the franchise

Thibodeau coached Butler from 2011 to 2015. A record 16 freshmen were taken in Round 1, including a new high for first-year players selected in the lottery. 3 choice. Forbes reported that Fultz will earn a maximum of $33.7 million on his rookie deal, including more than $15.3 million guaranteed in its first two years. Read More »

Video review used to show red card to Cameroon defender

The Indomitable Lions have had a tough time of things in Russian Federation thus far, losing their opening match 0-2 to Chile before drawing 1-1 with Australia on Thursday evening. We will go for it from the first minute and see after 90 minutes where we arrive". The typically tactically vast German side exposed one of the few weak links in the Chile side, which allowed them to take the lead. Read More »

Cilic advances as normality restored at Queen's after shocks


Cilic, 28, proved the better returner as he saw off 34-year-old Muller in a battle of the big servers to reach his third Queen's Club final. "I played really well and served extremely good". "You can imagine how important it is for me to be in the final of Queen's at this stage of my career", said the 35-year-old Lopez. "When you are playing on grass and playing a youngster like Kozlov, you have to be ready from the first point. Read More »

Complete 2017 NBA Draft grades for all 30 teams

He joins a young squad that features Australian forward Ben Simmons, another top draft pick who missed all of last season with a foot injury; Jahlil Okafor and 2017 National Basketball Association rookie of the year finalists Joel Embiid and Dario Saric. Read More »