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Mercedes releases teaser shots of 2017 vehicle

Hamilton made clear at the launch of Mercedes' W08 at Silverstone that "I want to win" in 2017 and stressed he and the team "are communicating better than ever". "My engineers say it's going to be a lot harder to overtake this year", Hamilton, the 2008, 2014 and 2015 world champion, said. Speaking to journalists, the three-time world champion offered his opinion on the subject of Rosberg quitting the sport saying he can understand the feeling of wanting to do something different. Read More

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Six Nations 2017: Johnny Sexton back in Ireland team to face France

He trained well today, he trained well on Tuesday. Two years ago Johnny came back in against the French and played really well. He got some physical impacts that day and he hadn't played for 12 weeks and he was super. Sexton has recovered from a calf strain that has kept him out of the Championship thus far but is likely to beat Jackson to the starting berth and will win his 64th cap if he does. Read More

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Washington Wizards Acquire Nets Forward Bojan Bogdanovic

In limited action over his two seasons with the Nets , McCullough is 14-for-40 (.350) from beyond the arc, and he's recorded 14 blocks and 29 steals thanks to his incredible length. Bogdanovic, 27, was drafted by the Heat in 2011, but never played for them. Trading Nicholson means getting rid of the questionable four-year, $26 million deal they signed him to last summer. Read More

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Mark Clattenburg named among match officials for Premier League weekend fixture

Depending on commitments relating to his new role, he is likely to oversee at least four matches between now and the end of the campaign, when he will formally take up his £500,000-a-year tax free role in Riyadh. Clattenburg is leaving the Premier League to take up a position in Saudi Arabia, the Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) confirmed on Thursday. Read More

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Watch Derrick Lewis Destroy Travis Browne

Noting that Browne, Ronda Rousey's longtime boyfriend, has been accused of domestic violence by his ex-wife, the victorious heavyweight made his own bid for Rousey's affections. "I just got to boo boo". "I have much more heart than his a-". Lewis has now knocked out five opponents during a six-fight win streak. "I appreciate [the late stoppage]" Lewis said during the post-fight press conference. Read More

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Russell Westbrook Ducks Questions About Kevin Durant By Talking About Fashion Week

Russell Westbrook Ducks Questions About Kevin Durant By Talking About Fashion Week

Every time a question about Durant was brought up to him, Westbrook ignored it and tried to engage his inquisitor in fashion talk. "Man, fashion week has been great", Westbrook replied to reporters. Durant has not spoken to Westbrook in the seven months since he signed a free agent deal with the Warriors, the team that beat the Oklahoma City Thunder with Durant and Westbrook in last year's Western Conference finals. Read More

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Real Madrid battle back to beat Napoli

Real Madrid battle back to beat Napoli

Firstly, Ronaldo played provider once more with a fine run down the right and measured cut-back for Kroos to slot home from the edge of the box. The sides meet for the second leg in London on March 8. Dries Mertens spurned a fantastic opportunity on 68 minutes, dragging a shot high and wide from Jose Callejon's close range cutback. Navas seemed to be both badly positioned and misjudge the flight of ball, but that should take nothing away from the sheer audacity of the goal - which the ... Read More

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Real Madrid v Napoli Betting Tips

Midfielders: Kroos, James, Casemiro, Kovacic, Modric and Isco. "Cristiano we all know very well, what he can bring, especially along with Karim". Isco, James and Lucas Vazquez are now competing for the starting spot on the right wing, with Vazquez most likely having the edge over his two teammates because of his work-rate and ability to help Dani Carvajal on Real's right flank. Read More

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India unchanged for first two Tests, Rohit Sharma & Mohammad Shami still out

King Kohli and his men have reigned supreme in six consecutive Test series against Sri Lanka, West Indies, South Africa, New Zealand, England and now Bangladesh. "You can [come down the pitch and attack the spinners] in Australia , where the wickets are pretty consistent with turn and bounce". We're willing to put in the hard work to try and get the best out of ourselves and the best out of the team. Read More

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Evaluating the Salary Cap Impact of the Ibaka Trade

Evaluating the Salary Cap Impact of the Ibaka Trade

Selected 24th overall by Seattle in the 2008 draft, Ibaka played seven seasons alongside Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook in Oklahoma City before being acquired by the Magic last summer. In Ross, the Raptors' lose a streaky 3-point shooter who can hit any shot, finish well in transition and jump passing lanes. There's reason for optimism with this team and I don't think this is the only trade they're going to make either. Read More

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Moyes: Squad hungry to repeat Crystal Palace performance

Moyes: Squad hungry to repeat Crystal Palace performance

However, it was to be Long who had the final say, replacing Gabbiadini late on and rounding off the scoring in a comfortable 4-0 win with a fine finish in stoppage time. Sunderland have not been out of the relegation zone since August after drawing 1-1 at Southampton in the reverse league fixture. Asked about Gabbiadini's start to his career in England, which now amounts to three goals in two games, Puel added: "It's a good start, a very good start, of course". Read More

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MSG has now banned Charles Oakley for life

MSG has now banned Charles Oakley for life

The moves come two days after Oakley was forcibly removed from a Knicks game and arrested. Oakley added that he had done nothing wrong and paid for the tickets. The team then released another statement saying "There are dozens of security staff, employees and NYPD that witnessed Oakley's abusive behavior". Dolan told WEPN that Benedetto's firing was not totally attributable to his handling of the Oakley altercation, though he conceded, "this was probably the last straw". Read More

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Boozing Billikens bus driver strands St. Louis team at St. Bonaventure

Bonaventure. The bus was stopped on Main Street and Edmister was found to have a blood alcohol content of.22 percent, almost three times the legal limit of.08 and more than five times the legal limit for commercial drivers. The team recovered its belongings and met its chartered flight in Bradford, Penn., after a 37-mile drive, according to Sporting News. The Billikens were able to retrieve all of their items from the original bus before boarding a new bus with a new driver. Read More

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Arsenal games crucial to Bayern, says misfiring Muller

In 1995, Lahm joined the Bayern's youth academy at the age of 11, and spent his entire career at the "Bavarians" except two-year loan to Stuttgart. Lahm attempted to provide some clarity by making a Twitter statement on Thursday, which read: "Having had a day to process my decision, I would like to share some more detailed thoughts regarding the choice to end my football career this summer. Read More

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Falcons QB Matt Ryan Named NFL MVP

Falcons QB Matt Ryan Named NFL MVP

But Miller - whose instrumental defensive performance in the Denver Broncos' win over the Carolina Panthers saw him named Super Bowl 50 MVP - is backing Ryan to deliver. As great as that was, it should have been even greater with Johnson winning an award as well. As I said before the Falcons are the second coming of the "Greatest Show on Turf" and therefore Ryan without a doubt wins this award. Read More

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England edge France for record 15th win

The scrum-half wants Twickenham to be a fortress as Eddie Jones' side look to win a second-consecutive Grand Slam. A 55th-minute penalty from Farrell succeeded in giving England their first lead of the fixture, but it lasted barely five minutes thanks to a barrelling run through the heart of England's defence. Read More

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