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Spanish GP: Vettel 'surprised' by Hamilton race comeback

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Vettel's mistake meant he had to settle for second, just 0.051s behind Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes, having been up on the Brit's time for most of his own lap. Finns Valtteri Bottas, in the second Mercedes, who also had an engine change on Saturday morning, and Kimi Raikkonen, in the second Ferrari, were third and fourth fastest. Read More »

Arsene Wenger delighted by Arsenal's 'convincing' win over Southampton

Arsenal kept alive its ambitions of qualifying for next season's Champions League by beating Southampton 2-0 in the Premier League thanks to second-half goals by Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud on Wednesday. Mary's Stadium as both teams battled so hard in the first 45 minutes with no goal. Asked about Arsenal finding their form at the right time, the Germany global replied: "Well I wish we found that before". Read More »

Pat Perez surges up leaderboard as Rory McIlroy stalls at Sawgrass

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, reacts to his shot from the ninth tee during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, May 11, 2017 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. In the past three years, and in seven of the last eight, nine or fewer balls have been hit into the water during the final round, with only four last year. Read More »

Klopp: Coutinho decisive in West Ham thrashing

I think Liverpool will need to win their final two games to make the top four - but I am just not convinced they will do it. Four minutes later Coutinho made the points safe after finishing off a counter-attack, although West Ham's players were incensed that a foul in the build-up had gone unpunished. Read More »

Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for first time in 3 weeks

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Despite Kerr's absence, the team is getting along just fine without him as Brown handles the coaching duties. Hopefully, he's feeling better. As we talked about Klay Thompson's huge Game 2, Stephen Curry's emergence and Manu Ginobili's huge clutch play late in the series, Jeff Van Gundy yelled over: "Richard Jefferson!" who I had until this morning completely forgot played some significant minutes for the Warriors in this series. Read More »

Threes could be key in Spurs-Warriors series opener

Leonard received treatment on his ankle throughout the day Thursday and spent the game in the Spurs' locker room and not on the bench. Harden, who didn't even attempt a shot until midway through the second quarter, was 2 of 11 and finished with 10 points to tie a season low as the Rockets were embarrassed on their home court on Thursday night to end their season with a thud. Read More »

Flying baseball bat hits a fan head-on

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Right-hander Luis Perdomo , who allowed just one earned run through his six innings gainst the Giants Friday will take the pitch for the Padres over the Rockies in Petco Park. Cahill drew a leadoff walk and scored on Margot's triple, which bounced past the glove of diving center fielder Charlie Blackmon . Seth Smith had four of the Orioles' 17 hits - including a bases-loaded, game-tying double in the fourth - and also scored on a double steal for his first stolen base since 2014. Read More »

Did Celtics lose a second before final shot? Sure looks like it.

The Cleveland Cavaliers are set to face either the Boston Celtics or the Washington Wizards in the Eastern Conference Finals beginning Wednesday at a location to be determined. "Their season was on the line", he said. Game 6 was abysmal for the Celtics' bench. "We put ourselves in position to win the game", said Al Horford , whose 16-foot baseline bank shot with 7.7 seconds left gave Boston its last lead at 91-89. Read More »

Another weekend, another protest: Thousands turn out for worldwide "Climate March"

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Leo Woodberry of Florence, South Carolina, who spoke during a press conference before the march. "We're sick and exhausted of seeing people with cancer because of coal ash ponds". Protesters carried signs that read: "We won't go back", "Science Trump's Ignorance", and "Dump Trump". Some of the marches drew celebrity attendees, including former vice-president Al Gore and actor Leonardo DiCaprio in the capital and senator and former candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination ... Read More »

Ireland cricketers beaten by England in one-day worldwide

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Ireland , however, will have the chance to make quick amends for Friday's reversal - its first fixture against England in England - when it concludes the two-match series with a maiden global at Lord's, the "Home of Cricket", in northwest London , on Sunday. Read More »

Markelle Fultz: NYK also expected to get meeting with Fultz

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If the Kings win the lottery, their pick goes to the Sixers, who have swap rights thanks to the Sauce Castillo Landry Fields trade. LaVar has also made it clear that he wants Lonzo to play for the Los Angeles Lakers , which Zagoria said could leave the Suns with many options if the Lakers were to receive the first pick and draft Ball. Read More »

Boston Continues War With Wizards Thursday

They'll need to rely on their home crowd and that extra confidence they possess when playing at Verizon Center because they'll have to expect Boston's best effort with this being a potential closeout game. Game 5 was never in doubt. Luckily for Washington , Game 6 on Friday night is at Verizon Center, where they are 5-0 in this year's playoffs, giving the Wizards a good chance at extending the series to a decisive Game 7 in Boston . Read More »

About Last Night | Spurs Won, But Also Lost

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Spurs coach Gregg Popovich summarised the status of the 36-year-old Parker in three words on Wednesday night. Parker left the game with 8:43 remaining after he missed a floater in the paint and fell to the floor awkwardly. The Cavs are having fewer problems against the Toronto Raptors, going 2-0 up with a 125-103 win. Parker, the 2007 NBA Finals MVP, will now undergo an MRI on Thursday. Read More »

Courtois: Title Win Under Conte Would Top 2015

They beat Middlesbrough by 3-0 in the match played last night. "We're looking forward to the game, the players have been very good this week". As reported by the Daily Express , Fabregas said: "We can not deny that a smile came onto our face". Read More »

Tottenham say goodbye to White Hart Lane with win over Man United

Spurs are moving to Wembley next season as the redevelopment of White Hart Lane continues with the construction of a new 61,000-plus seat stadium . The United manager has been critical of the pair in recent months, bemoaning the speed of their return from injury, but now that they are fit, he will have to choose one of them against Ajax . Read More »

Andy Murray out of Barcelona Open after losing to Dominic Thiem

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Thiem had shocked world number one Andy Murray in Saturday's semi-finals and showed some early resistance. Thiem was broken in the beginning of both sets but powered his way to victory against Sugita, who was coming off wins against Tommy Robredo, Richard Gasquet, and Pablo Carreno Busta. Read More »

NFL Draft 2017: Oakland Raiders first-round grade

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Former Ohio State cornerback, Gareon Conley has reportedly been accused by a woman, 23, of raping her on April 9. He and his legal team then protested the allegations profusely, as National Football League teams dug into the matter to decide what effect it had on Conley's position on their draft board. Read More »

Massa brushes off Vettel's blocking complaint at end of Russian GP

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He has been fast all weekend. "He is a very good replacement for Nico, I have to say. I am just hopeful in the next races I will be able to pick up the pace". Wolff says the troubles that befell Lewis Hamilton in Russian Federation are reason enough for them to work hard in the gap between this weekend and the Spanish Grand Prix in two weeks time in order to see him return to the front of the field. Read More »

EPL: Manchester City beat Leicester City

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Mahrez thought he had equalised from the spot in the 77th minute but referee Robert Madley correctly spotted that the Foxes star had slipped and touched the ball twice and it was ruled out. "First of all, he is blocking my view and then he is blocking Christian Fuchs' view and making an attempt for the ball, so it's offside". "We have two games left and it was so important - against the last champions", Guardiola told Sky Sports . Read More »

Djokovic and Nadal set up Madrid Open semifinal

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It was Nadal's second straight win against the 23-year-old Austrian, coming two weeks after the Barcelona Open final, when the fifth-ranked Spaniard cruised to victory in straight sets. The world no 1 claimed the title in Rome a year ago to kickstart his 2016 season and as the Masters 1000 Series continues in Italy next week, Murray will hope a return to familiar ground will stand him in good stead. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton reigns in Spain to cut Vettel's championship lead

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A lap later Vettel responded by pitting from the lead for a second set of soft compound tyres, forcing Mercedes to start thinking laterally about how to regain the lead. Hamilton eventually stopped at the end of lap 21, taking on the more durable medium rubber, and exited the pit lane almost eight seconds adrift of Vettel. Read More »

Will the Senators and Penguins go under the total? NHL Predictions 5/13/17

He clearly has, with two goals and 13 points in 12 games. "I think they're all past that now". "I'm sure the organization will figure that out and try again ". When that happened, it was no longer a reviewable goal and the call on the ice remained, or else this game might not have seen overtime. Prior to that, the Leafs won three straight titles beginning in 1947. Read More »

Philly Gets Its Chance To Shine During NFL Draft

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People react as Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes, at center in bottom row, was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs with the No. 10 pick overall, during an NFL football draft watch party in Tyler, Texas, Thursday, April 27, 2017. After giving up their fourth-round pick in the move to get tight end David Njoku in the first round, the Browns got back into the fourth-round by making a trade with the Broncos. Read More »

'Pretty nice' says Klopp after Can's 'best ever goal'

Southampton pose as perhaps our most hard test out of the final three league games still to be played and it is important Klopp has Coutinho at his disposal. "It was a good chance but like I said, unfortunately it hit crossbar". I think a draw would have been a fair result. "But sometimes you have to learn how to play against these sorts of teams". Read More »