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Rivals Hamilton, Vettel clash as Ricciardo wins chaotic race

Niki Lauda described Sebastian Vettel as " crazy " for hitting Lewis Hamilton during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix and says deliberately making contact with a auto is the worst thing a driver can do. "I m sure he didn t do it on objective but for sure it was not the right move". Vettel felt Hamilton had slowed down on goal and remonstrated his anger by pulling alongside the Brit and ramming into his auto. Read More

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Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal

Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal

With the fourth overall pick, the Suns selected Kansas forward Josh Jackson , one of the draft's best defenders . Cook, a captain of Duke's 2015 national championship team, dominated the NBA Development League with scoring averages of 19.6 and 26.0 points per game in the last two seasons, respectively, before signing with the Pelicans late last season. Read More

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Muller scythes past Querrey at Queen's, Cilic next

Muller scythes past Querrey at Queen's, Cilic next

Clic, who won the Queen's Club Championship in 2012, will play the victor of the another semifinal between Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov and Spain's Feliciano Lopez in the final. In the second semi-final of the day, a tense first set swung Lopez's way when a Dimitrov double fault presented the Spaniard with a break point that he converted thanks to an unforced error from his flustered opponent. Read More

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Family affair: Lakers get Lonzo Ball and dad with No. 2 pick

Family affair: Lakers get Lonzo Ball and dad with No. 2 pick

D'Angelo Russell, as talented as he is, couldn't help the Lakers rise from the bottom of the Western Conference, much less compete for a playoff spot. Walton was asked about that statement and just laughed it off. Thanks to their pre-draft trade of guard D'Angelo Russell and center Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets , the Lakers have a ton of cap space and flexibility in being able to lure-and hopefully land Palmdale-born product in Paul George, now of the Indiana Pacers. Read More

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Chauncey Billups may have future in Cleveland Cavaliers front office

Chauncey Billups may have future in Cleveland Cavaliers front office

Nothing ever seems good enough for Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert . With the exit of David Griffin , the hierarchy of the Eastern Conference could change dramatically by this time next year. When James returned to Cleveland in 2014, it was Griffin who assembled the pieces around him, culminating in the most successful three-year stretch in franchise history and its first championship in 2016. Read More

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Sabres Expansion Draft Protected List

Sabres Expansion Draft Protected List

Teams were allowed to protect only one goaltender from the draft. As a result, the Golden Knights are demanding draft picks from those teams in order to be steered to selecting other players. Oshie, Kevin Shattenkirk, Justin Williams, Karl Alzner and Daniel Winnik. The last three additions to the National Hockey League - the Atlanta Thrashers (now the Winnipeg Jets 2.0), Columbus Blue Jackets and Minnesota Wild - have taken their sweet time. Read More

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Lewis calls Floyd-McGregor August fight as 'ridiculous'

Lewis calls Floyd-McGregor August fight as 'ridiculous'

That's the real clincher, and true boxing fans are where the huge money is, as shown by the Mayweather Pacquiao fight. "It's ridiculous to me", Lewis told USA sports broadcaster ESPN . And if there's one certainty about the mega-fight being hosted by MGM Grand on August 26, it's going to generate an obscene amount of dollars. "I think it'll take a couple of rounds", Rody added. Read More

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Amit Shah rules out resumption of Indo-Pak bilateral cricket ties

It is being speculated that around 2000 crore is going to be wagered on the India vs Pakistan match in the Champions Trophy final according to estimates by the AIGF. Why not rest these players and send a younger squad to play the #9 ranked team in the ICC ODI rankings? Host nation England was eliminated by Pakistan in the semifinal stage, while Bangladesh was beaten by India in the same stage. Read More

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Key developments in Minnesota officer's manslaughter trial

So what are the legal standards that the jury will have to consider as they begin deliberations? If convicted of manslaughter , Yanez could be sentenced to up to 10 years in prison. Finally, Leary instructed the jury to return with a unanimous verdict, arrived upon after using "sincere judgement, sound discretion, and in accordance with the facts as you find them from the evidence and the law I have just given to you", Leary's instructions read. Read More

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Session on verge of collapse as Florida GOP leaders feud

Session on verge of collapse as Florida GOP leaders feud

Florida legislators are back on a path to passing a bill for enacting the state's constitutional amendment expanding the use of medical marijuana. Meanwhile, cities and counties are trying to hammer out how to implement medical marijuana policy locally, including such details as the number of dispensaries allowed for every number of potential patients, proximity to schools and other facilities where Our Nation's Youth could get corrupted should they catch a whiff of the devil's cabbage, ... Read More

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Team NZ seize lead in America's Cup round-robin

Coupled with two wins in these round robins , Oracle has won 10 straight races against Team New Zealand. Light winds may have beaten us today, but we will be back tomorrow when there is a significantly better wind forecast! Team New Zealand will open Tuesday's racing with their first race against the Great Britain team starting at 5.08am [NZ time]. Read More

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United place £80 million tag on De Gea

United place £80 million tag on De Gea

Bayern Munich are the top of three Bundesliga clubs in fourth place . Six Premier League teams featured in the top 10, with United and neighbours Manchester City joined by London trio Arsenal ($1.93bn/£1.5bn), Chelsea ($1.85bn/£1.43bn), Tottenham and Liverpool ($1.49bn/£1.16bn). Read More

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Magic: 'Showtime' Lakers Would Sweep The Warriors

Magic: 'Showtime' Lakers Would Sweep The Warriors

Green might not think the claim is so amusing when he looks back at what those Lakers teams accomplished, winning five titles and reaching the Finals nine times. "You know, I think we would say we would have ran them out of the gym". I don't know. We'll never know. The immediate effect of the thoughtless action was the lightning rod forward getting suspended for Game 5, which gave the Cavs the crack of daylight they needed to gain confidence for a run to their own place in history. Read More

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Rafael Nadal Demolishes Robin Haase in Straight Sets

Rafael Nadal Demolishes Robin Haase in Straight Sets

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova's comeback was cut short when she suffered a straight-sets defeat by American qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the second round. "I think he can help". "I'm disappointed, for sure. I know he is, from upstairs", said Johnson, wiping away tears as he choked up. I just know this is what he always taught me to be - a fighter, be a competitor, day in day out, so that's what I'm going to do. Read More

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Wenger has signed new deal - BBC report

After 22 years, 717 appearances and countless trophies, Terry has brought down the curtain on his playing career with the Premier League champions. Wenger's contract had been due to expire at the end of the 2016/17 season and he had faced regular questions about his intentions, with supporters divided on whether he should stay or stand down. Read More

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West Ham Tables £24m Bid for Iheanacho

West Ham Tables £24m Bid for Iheanacho

West Ham fans took to Twitter on Sunday evening to express their thoughts on the reported bid for Iheanacho... He is however expected back the Paris camp before the Super Eagles global friendly match with Togo in Paris on Tuesday. But Iheanacho recently dismissed any talk of an impending exit, saying: "I'm not very aware of that. Manchester City is a big team and we need to go far as a squad, so we need everybody", concludes the Nigerian global. Read More

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