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Poland's Kubica back on F1 track


Like riding a bike, Kubica hadn't forgotten how to drive an F1, and that's an ominous sign for Palmer - even if Kubica's lap time was set on the ultra-soft Pirelli's as opposed to Palmer's super-softs. "I have answered many questions to myself". "The vehicle is certainly wider than before". That put hin 1.4 seconds behind Sebastian Vettel , who despite only running in the morning was quickest of all with a 1:17.124. Read More »

Alexandre Lacazette, Arsenal's Record Signing, Says He's in "Another World"

Laurent Koscielny believes new Arsenal signings Alexandre Lacazette and Sead Kolasinac have grown in confidence with each passing game, and believes the Gunners are in a strong state ahead of the new season. Francis Coquelin predicts that Alexandre Lacazette can be a "great asset" to Arsenal next season as he thinks he "can do pretty much everything" . Read More »

PSG set to move on £500m deal for Barcelona's Neymar

Neymar appeared to bury the hatchet with Barcelona team-mate Nelson Semedo as the pair were filmed hugging it out following their victory over Real Madrid on Saturday. "La Liga and Barcelona are bigger than Neymar", he told Marca . "Well, I say the same thing I say all the time whenever I start a new season", the Argentine superstar said. Read More »

Barcelona player Neymar tells team-mates he's moving to PSG


The Brazil global is on the brink of joining the French club from Barcelona in a deal which will smash the current world record which Manchester United set last summer when they paid £89m to Juventus for Paul Pogba . 25 - Without one MSN member, Messi has hit 25 goals in 21 games for Barcelona , suggesting the Argentine thrives on the extra responsibility when the trident is missing a member. Read More »

Ian Clark, Pelicans agree to 1-year contract, per report


Clark, a four-year National Basketball Association veteran, blossomed the past two seasons as a reserve for Golden State. We're long past the frenzy of free agency, but the New Orleans Pelicans have made a shrewd signing with one of the top free agents available Tuesday evening. Read More »

NSAC Denies Floyd Mayweather's Request To Change Glove Size


Then as we got to round six, he started fading a little bit and that's when I really tried to dig in there and that's when I said you know what I'm going to stay in here, I got a point to make tonight. The smaller the gloves in a higher weight class means the heavier impact the fighters' punches would be. He was clearly hyping the fight and he would never do such a thing. Read More »

'Man Utd will sign me on deadline day', says Usain Bolt


No way but up you can go and forward. And he has a string to his bow that even Bolt does not possess as the only man to have broken 10 seconds for 100m, 20 seconds for 200m and 44 seconds for 400m and his options for the future have left him and his remarkable 75-year-old coach Ans Botha, a great grandmother, spoilt for choice. Read More »

Phillies disinvite Pete Rose from Alumni Weekend


Rose denied the allegations at the time, as did Bertolini , but they were out there when the Phillies announced he'd be honored on the Wall of Fame. The Philadelphia Phillies have canceled plans to honor Pete Rose next week because of a woman's claim she had a sexual relationship with baseball's hit king when she was a minor. Read More »

Neymar representative confirms PSG will pay €222m fee as deal nears completion


There has been increasing speculation over a move of the Brazilian to Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. Ribeiro refused to say where Neymar was flying to. "The player still has a contract with Barcelona, but had permission to not take part in this morning's training session". Neymar also used social media while in Dubai to quote a passage from the Bible that could be interpreted as a hint regarding his future and a potential PSG move. Read More »

Chelsea boss Conte demands they take Community Shield seriously

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte admits he wants to avoid suffering the same fate as Jose Mourinho , whose Chelsea side slumped dramatically after they won the Premier League in 2015. In his response on Sunday after United's 3-0 friendly win over Valerenga, Mourinho refrained from getting tangled in the subject directly, but directed his jibe at the Italian's elaborately restored hairline, Goal writes. Read More »

We can level India Test series


Left-handed batsman Lahiru Thirimanne was also recalled for the second Test as a replacement for injured Asela Gunaratne, who suffered a fractured thumb in the first Test. Rahul will be back as an opener and Kohli, when asked who he will replace, said that opener who made more impact in the game will continue. Dressing room dynamics: I wasn't there for the last 12 months so I don't know. Read More »

Clement demands quick end to Sigurdsson saga amid Everton bid rumours


Clement was speaking at an open training session at the Liberty Stadium , which Sigurdsson took part in but he will not feature in the side's final pre-season fixture against Sampdoria on Saturday. "Talks are still going on and hopefully we are going to get some news in the next couple of days", Clement said today. "I think there probably is a little bit of frustration there that he wants it done". Read More »

Michael Jordan Ranks Kobe Over LeBron: "Five Beats Three"


No. There's something about five that beats three . But his most interesting responses came from campers who wanted to get His Airness's thoughts on the current state of the National Basketball Association, in particular who he thought was better, Kobe Bryant or LeBron James . Read More »

Austin Jackson risks it all to save home run at Fenway Park


The third base prospect has been playing well so far. After not getting a hit in his Major League debut, Devers has recorded at least one hit in his next six games, recording 12 hits in total. Hedges followed with a double to right and Manuel Margot hit a sacrifice fly with one out. 'He looked like Willie Mays making that catch, ' George Butler wrote, referencing the Hall of Fame outfielder who is widely considered one of the best fielders the game has ever seen. Read More »

Rams reportedly lose DT Dominique Easley for season with torn ACL


At age 25 and with plenty of athletic talent, he should be able to find a team willing to sign him next season, but it remains to be seen whether he can ever stay healthy. Having already suffered a pair of torn ACL injuries in college , Easley made it through 16 games (no starts) with the Rams in 2016, logging 3.5 sacks, 24 solo tackles and a pair of forced fumbles. Read More »

Ray Lewis urges Kaepernick to keep activism private


The Ravens released a statement refuting the accuracy of the report . Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome commented: "We are going through a process, and we have not made a decision". Kaepernick to the Ravens talk heated up last week when Harbaugh told reporters Thursday that he's been in contact with Kaepernick throughout the summer. Read More »

Giants WR Shepard carted off field with ankle injury


The NFL season is shaping up to be very competitive as many teams stand as contenders to win it all . In that case, Shepard likely would be back on the field at least practicing by the middle of the preseason. The team will be hoping for a better result next year with their acquired offensive weapons. Giants coach Ben McAdoo told reporters it appears Shepard avoided serious injury. Read More »

Stephen Curry: Making cut at event would be 'amazing'


Curry, a 2-handicap who will maintain his amateur status, was granted the sponsor's exemption in June to the event in Northern California. He said his decisions on who to respond to are purely random. It's a little severe, but I can't say he is wrong. "I may make a few bogeys, but hopefully a lot of pars and a couple birdies and try to keep things as stress-free as possible". Read More »

Inter Kick Off Contract Talks With Manchester United Target Ivan Perisic


The Croatian has agreed a contract with Manchester United in anticipation of a summer move but Inter have stuck to their financial demands for the player. Mourinho might not be the biggest of fans of Martial, but the club still rate him and see a big future for the France worldwide. Despite being the subject of transfer negotiations, Perisic has shone for Inter while in preseason. Read More »

LA Will Reportedly Host 2028 Olympics


Only a few months ago, Los Angeles leaders winced at the prospect of hosting the 2028 Games. It will be the third time the Olympics is held in Los Angeles, which also hosted in 1984 and 1932. Los Angeles' reputation for heavy traffic and the impact of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States from certain Muslim-majority nations had been seen as factors weighing against the latest bid by the U.S. Read More »

National Football League looking to study marijuana use for players' pain management


The policy is built around the expectation that players are using marijuana recreationally, and commissioner Roger Goodell has shared some archaic and incorrect perspectives about the possibility of addiction to marijuana, too. "I just want to make sure that we're doing everything the very best way because that's what people expect [from] the National Football League is to be the best in class". Read More »

Man United in sponsorship deal talks with Tinder


United are looking to swipe their first Premier League title since 2013 in the coming season, with their first match being at home to Leicester City next weekend. According to the Daily Mail that a £12million offer is on the table from Tinder , who began their foray into sport last season. For example, Chevrolet probably wouldn't want Manchester United signing with a beer company to be its sleeve sponsor because the two would be associated together due to being on the same kit that it ... Read More »

83% of LA residents support hosting 2028 Olympics


Macron spoke to International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach following Los Angeles' announcement on Monday and was "delighted by this very important step towards France obtaining the Games in 2024". The deal "was too good to pass up", the mayor said. The President has said that he will travel to Lima, Peru where the International Olympic Committee will be holding its all-members Session and were previously expected to view final bid presentations and vote for the winning host city. Read More »

Sturridge suffers thigh injury as Liverpool beat Bayern 3-0

Coutinho delivered a pass for the third goal by substitute Daniel Sturridge , who produced a stunning chipped finish to put the gloss on a lethal team display. Liverpool will hope the diagnosis is not serious and will be buoyed by the forward's insistence afterwards that "it's nothing serious". You could see how fast he is. Read More »

Bolt says no chance of loss in farewell or a comeback


And hopefully they will understand what the sport is going through and what they need to do as athletes to help it move forward". "Unbelievable. I think he's capable of running under 19 seconds, as insane as that sounds". Remember, this is one of the biggest sports competitions on the planet with some of the greatest athletes of all time taking part, so there is going to be A LOT of demand. Read More »

Carmelo Anthony Posts Sexy Pic of Estranged Wife La La


Phil Jackson is out as president, but the franchise's strategy hasn't changed much. "A stalemate has ensued as sources indicate Anthony only wishes to waive his no-trade clause to go to the Rockets ", the Post's Marc Berman wrote Monday night. Read More »