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Vettel fastest in final practice in Baku

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Only 13 cars finished the race. "Overall, we weren't quick enough today", Hamilton said. Force India's Sergio Perez continued his team's improvement with the sixth fastest lap, with Kevin Magnussen seventh for Haas and Canadian Lance Stroll, third in Baku past year, lapping eighth quickest. Read More »

Eleven Sports beats Sky to win United Kingdom and Ireland La Liga rights

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Its chief executive Watson is a former BT TV executive who led the company's expensive entry into the Premier League market in 2014. Earlier this year, Sky achieved a 14 per cent discount in securing the rights to Premier League matches and it is understood that the broadcaster was unwilling to continue paying the £18m per season agreed under its current deal with La Liga. Read More »

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'Diego Costa may make difference for Atletico'

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Simeone warned Arsenal ahead of last week's first leg at the Emirates Stadium that Diego Costa had travelled with the squad and was ready to "intimidate" the hosts. "I don't know what I will do next season", said Wenger, who will be in his 250th UEFA club game as a coach. At home, it is nearly impossible to score against Atletico Madrid and I think that trend will continue. Read More »

Steven Gerrard to Rangers: John Barnes issues transfer window warning

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Murray had been a director at the club since 2015 while Scott was a more recent appointment. Pedro Caixinha and Graeme Murty have both been sacked by Rangers this season but Barnes thinks Gerrard's big-game experience will help him manage the expectation and intensity put on the manager by the club's fans. Read More »

Chelsea To Pounce on Manchester United Star, Old Trafford Set For Exodus

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The French star is keen to leave Manchester this summer and Chelsea have become the leading team that might secure his services in the summer. With Antonio Conte's future not completely safe, publications are suggesting that club owner Roman Abramovich still "remains committed" to improving his underachieving squad and wants to see them challenging for the title again next season. Read More »

AS Roma Owner Denounces Attack on Liverpool Fan, Slams Hooligan "Morons"

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But some fans, (including) English fans, don't go out looking for trouble but if they find it they don't back away from it. Roma president Pallotta said he was praying for Mr Cox. "Parading to the stadium is strictly prohibited", according to an instruction manual provided by Italian police, and alcohol sales will be banned downtown for 36 hours around the match — which comes a day after the May 1 holiday. Read More »

New Zealand Ask to Play Cricket in Pakistan, Official Says

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Last year, also the PCB managed to convince the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to send its team to Lahore to play the final T20 match of a series in the UAE, which went off successfully. Australia hasn't played in Pakistan since 1998, and the two countries have since used the UAE, England and Sri Lanka as neutral venues during tours. Read More »

Chelsea to beat Man Utd, City to exciting £31m Bundesliga defender

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Henrichs made his debut for Leverkusen in 2015, and he's gone on to represent the Bundesliga club 74 times since then, establishing himself as one of the finest young defenders in Europe. While the City boss went for other options, Henrichs has remained a regular at Leverkusen and while he predominantly plays at right-back, he can also deputise at left-back or in midfield. Read More »

Real Madrid win good news for Liverpool, claims Gerrard

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Real were made to "suffer" over the two semi-final legs against the Bundesliga champions, but reigned supreme with a 4-3 aggregate winafter the 2-2 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu last night. James scored 36 goals and set up 41 more in 111 appearances for Madrid during his three years with the Spanish giants but failed to earn a starting place under Carlo Ancelotti and his successor Zinedine Zidane. Read More »

Draymond Green Dares Charles Barkley to Punch Him

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Draymond challenged the 55-year-old Hall of Famer to throw them hands next time they cross paths. 'I heard what he said, ' Green said, following his remarkable 20-point, 12-assist, nine-rebound performance helped Golden State secure a 2-0 lead over the visiting Pelicans in their second-round series. Read More »

Warren: Wilder, Joshua Must Beat Tyson Fury To Be 'True Champ'

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Fury, who has signed with promoter Frank Warren, has not fought since out-pointing Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015, yet he will make his comeback in Manchester on June 9. "I've got a very long boxing career ahead of me". I'm a bit of an inspiration to people now because they know that if I can come through it anyone can come through it. Read More »

Ndidi favourite to land maiden Leicester City Player of the Season Award

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Ndidi was announced the victor of the awards at the 2018 Leicester City Awards Dinner that held at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday, May 1. Ndidi, who has been a key figure for the Foxes this season, was also nominated for the Players' Player of the Season alongside Harry Maguire and James Vardy with Maguire going home with award. Read More »

Mariners, A's to open '19 season in Tokyo

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Oakland will be the home team for both games. The Mariners will be the road team against the A's at the Tokyo Dome on March 20-21. Major League Baseball also announced an All-Star tour of Japan from November 8-15, 2018, that will consist of four games in Tokyo, followed by one at Hiroshima and two in Nagoya. Read More »

Patrick back at practice at Indy after auto issue

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So many questions. Danica Patrick just wanted to get into the vehicle and drive. After some continual adjustments to the front wing, she thought she could feel the grip limit of the vehicle. Patrick, who spent last week at boyfriend Aaron Rodgers' Green Bay, Wisconsin, home "watching the snow melt", was already shifting into race mode and talked confidently about her next hurdle. Read More »

Anthony Martial sends message to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

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Lacking in intensity and urgency, the final game between Manchester United and Arsene Wenger's Arsenal was everything the fixture had been reduced to in the last decade. Defeats against Newcastle United, Sevilla and more recently West Bromwich Albion were not freakish results on extraordinarily unlucky days. "I am thankful to United because they had a nice gesture". Read More »

Rockies snap Cubs' 5-game win streak

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Baez is slashing.280/.333/.630 with seven home runs, 26 RBIs and 20 runs scored, and Bryant's line sits at.289/.434/.494 with 24 hits, 11 RBIs and 13 runs. Hendricks' 7 2/3 innings marked the longest start for a Cub this year. Charlie Blackmon hit an RBI single, and Nolan Arenado drove in a run on a double. Read More »

Hafeez remodels bowling action, available again for Pakistan

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Beaton can apply for a reassessment after modifying his action. The ICC is reporting that Beaton has failed an independent assessment and will not be permitted to bowl in worldwide cricket. Hafeez was first suspended from bowling in December 2014 after being reported during a Test series in the United Arab Emirates. The ICC noted that the worldwide suspension will also be recognised and enforced by all national cricket federations for domestic cricket events played in their own ... Read More »

IPL 2018: What is the mid-season transfer window?

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IPL capains pose with the trophy. For the first time ever in the cricketing history, teams would be allowed to transfer players that too in the middle of the season. Those who have played less than two matches after Match No 28 are entitled for a transfer. The mid-season transfer window is a boon for such players in quest of turning a leaf and breathing a new life for newer sides. Read More »

Turkey's Cakir to referee Real Madrid vs Bayern 2nd leg

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Let's not forget that Real Madrid came into this one in third place in the la Liga standings as they would only be one point back of second placed Atletico Madrid with a win tonight against Leganes . The likes of Sergio Ramos, Marcelo, Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo can now be expected to fire on all cylinders against the Bavarians in the second leg. Read More »

Twins Beaten By Blue Jays

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Joe Mauer hit a 3-1 fastball from Estrada over the scoreboard in right-center to give the Twins a 1-0 lead. Kevin Pillar led off the 10th inning with a double against John Curtiss (0-1). Bases-loaded RBI singles aren't a rarity in baseball, but on Monday, with the help of Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver, the Toronto Blue Jays pulled off one of the most freakish scoring plays in recent memory. Read More »

Former Tar Heel, Raleigh native Jenkins repeats PGA appearance at Wells Fargo

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The message was clear. Returning to a hard course where he has had success in the past might be just the tonic to kickstart a return to form, Lee posting just one top-10 this season and that coming in October previous year. almost acing a 430-yard par 4 in Hawaii. Rory McIlroy - Rory McIlroy hasn't played since the Masters, but he's finished fifth or better in two of his last three events , easily his best stretch of the season. Read More »

Soroka dazzles in Major League Baseball debut, pitches Braves past Mets

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Over on the Mets' side, they're going with Jacob deGrom on Wednesday. "I didn't want to get caught in a moment too much", he said. The 20-year-old right-hander will make his inaugural start Tuesday night against the Mets in NY. Acuna made a huge impact during his first week in the big leagues, hitting.421 (8 of 19) with a home run into the second deck at Cincinnati, four RBIs and a stolen base. Read More »

Holtby shines as Capitals level series with Pens

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Holtby made 19 saves in the win. Filip Forsberg also had three primary assists for the first time in the postseason in his career. Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel led the Penguins with a goal and an assist apiece. Was it the shoulders? Niskanen, who spent four seasons in Pittsburgh before signing with Washington in the summer of 2014, blasted a one-timer by Murray 5:06 into the third to set up the finish. Read More »

After taking series opener, Brewers send out ace vs. Reds

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He pitched 2 2/3 innings, recording all eight outs via strikeout en route to his fourth save of the campaign. Following Monday's appearance, Hader has a miniscule earned run average of 1.00 to go along with 39 strikeouts in 18 innings. The smallest paid attendance in the ballpark's 16-year history was 9,087 for the second game of a doubleheader against Pittsburgh on August 31, 2009. Read More »