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Sport Button sets the Champagne aside for Monaco return
Author: 0 Button sets the Champagne aside for Monaco return

My neck will be a bit sore after Thursday but we have Friday off and Mikey "Muscles" (Collier), my physio, is back for one weekend. 'It's interesting coming back for one Grand Prix. Not only is the 2017 McLaren-Honda not up to scratch- McLaren have yet to score a single point this season - but this weekend's race will also mark his first outing in the new generation of cars.

Author: 0 Predators rally to beat Ducks

The Predators now have a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series against the Ducks . The Predators have yet to lose two straight games, with Rinne allowing one goal in his two prior starts. Ritchie received an entry feed from Getzlaf and threw a wrister from a ridiculous angle that snuck above Rinne's blocker. Pekka Rinne struggled in net for Nashville , stopping just 22-of-26 shots.

Sport Klopp reveals Champions League mission statement
Author: 0 Klopp reveals Champions League mission statement

Klopp - who turns 50 next month - was beaming with satisfaction afterwards and believes Liverpool are in an ideal position to kick on from here. It is a fantastic club in a good situation, not ideal, but a good situation. " Arsenal have got a better squad and they finished fifth". "There is nothing better, maybe in the world". "I've gone on record, I would well and truly be in the Wenger camp." he said.

Sport ACC Baseball Championship Schedule Announced
Author: 0 ACC Baseball Championship Schedule Announced

A year ago Duke made the NCAA baseball tournament for the first time in more than 50 years. Following a sweep at the hands of Boston College, who at the time were conference bottom-dwellers, the team ripped off a blistering run to end the regular season.

Sport Lyon preparing to sell striker Lacazette to Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 Lyon preparing to sell striker Lacazette to Atletico Madrid

It's a great team, a new stadium, and it's a club that makes its players improve. Lacazette says the chance to join Atlético would be hard to reject and admits that Griezmann has been attempting to persuade him to move. While Lacazette will be allowed to leave, Atletico are unable to sign players in the off-season unless the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) overturns a Federation Internationale de Football Association transfer ban.

Sport Cavs vs. Raptors Game 3: What We Learned
Author: 0 Cavs vs. Raptors Game 3: What We Learned

The Cavaliers were not that interested in this game, but they won anyway. Win or lose Sunday, DeMar DeRozan believes this season hasn't been a failure for the Toronto Raptors. "It's not going to be like that every night, but when it is, it becomes one of those nights for us". "Nothing could fall for us, especially playing without Kyle".

Sport Jurgen Klopp hopes Steven Gerrard succeeds him
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp hopes Steven Gerrard succeeds him

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana declares Philippe Coutinho the "main man" and backs him to be decisive during Sunday's must-win season finale against Middlesbrough. The battle for the Golden Boot has gone to the wire this season , with Harry Kane's four goals in Tottenham's win over Leicester City on Thursday seeing him leapfrog Romelu Lukaku to go top.

Sport DFL pays tribute to the retiring Philipp Lahm
Author: 0 DFL pays tribute to the retiring Philipp Lahm

Class acts: Both Lahm and Alonso will go down as not only great footballers but also superb professionals and gentlemen. You can not imagine how good. Lahm has turned down Bayern's sports director role and says he will decide his future after spending time with this family as his wife is expecting their second child.

Sport Monaco wins 1st French league title in 17 years
Author: 0 Monaco wins 1st French league title in 17 years

The title put them joint third in the professional era with Nantes on eight titles behind St Etienne (10) and Olympique de Marseille (9). Rumours last month even claimed that it would take an offer of at least €120m, possibly even as much as €140m to prise Mbappe away from Monaco, with the principality club keen not to sell.

Sport Stadium for Rams, Chargers delayed; won't open until 2020
Author: 0 Stadium for Rams, Chargers delayed; won't open until 2020

The Rams , who returned to Los Angeles a year ago after a two-decade stay in St. Louis , played their home games at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum last season. "But we will have the option of beginning a rebrand in 2019 or with the stadium in 2020". In that regard, the extra year could benefit the teams. You can really only blame Mother Nature for this.

Author: 0 Auto racing: Bourdais posts fastest lap of week in Indy 500 practice

Absent from Indy vehicle racing for six years, Howard emerged atop the speed chart after Thursday's fourth day of practice for the 101st Indianapolis 500. Saturday determines the order of running on "Pole Day", which is Sunday. Each driver can make three attempts at qualifying but by starting a new attempt, it automatically forfeits their previous time.

Sport Trading For Paul George Isn't A Good Idea For NBA Teams
Author: 0 Trading For Paul George Isn't A Good Idea For NBA Teams

Players eligible for the super max have to meet certain criteria, one of which is being named to one of the three All-NBA teams. That means that neither George nor Hayward is eligible for the new "designated player veteran extension" and their teams have less leverage in trying to retain them in free agency.

Sport Lexi Thompson shoots 65 to lead Kingsmill Championship
Author: 0 Lexi Thompson shoots 65 to lead Kingsmill Championship

Lee had a double bogey at the par-4 8th and bogey on the par-4 ninth before regaining her composure with three birdies on the back nine in a round of 70. She said she believes her game "is as good as anyone's" heading into the weekend. “I dont think I was hitting the ball fantastic, so there is a little bit of improvement to do there, ” Ko said.

Sport Tom Brady signs on with another luxury brand, this time Aston Martin
Author: 0 Tom Brady signs on with another luxury brand, this time Aston Martin

The Globe's top picks for what to see and do each weekend, in Boston and beyond. As a man with a famously fastidious diet, whose wife is outspoken on environmental issues , you'd be forgiven for thinking New England quarterback Tom Brady was among the Prius and Tesla-driving celebrity set.

Sport Djokovic beats Bautista Agut to reach Italian Open QFs
Author: 0 Djokovic beats Bautista Agut to reach Italian Open QFs

The world number two defeated Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4 6-4 to reach the last eight of a tournament he has won four times previously. Djokovic, beaten in the final by Britain's Andy Murray a year ago, will now face Juan Martin del Potro in the quarters after the unseeded Argentinian's third round 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 win over Japanese seventh seed Kei Nishikori.

Sport Mazzarri to leave Watford at end of Premier League season
Author: 0 Mazzarri to leave Watford at end of Premier League season

After much speculation regarding his future, including a Daily Mail story that the Watford squad were planning to revolt if the Italian remained at the club, Watford chairman Scott Duxbury has released a statement confirming Mazzarri's departure .

Sport LeGarrette Blount joins the Eagles on 1-year contract
Author: 0 LeGarrette Blount joins the Eagles on 1-year contract

They also signed wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith . The Patriots are expected to receive a compensatory draft pick for losing Blount. Some believed Quinn was just waiting to sign Blount, but obviously, that was not in his plans either. Despite their offseason additions and the faith I have in Carson Wentz , the Eagles are not on the same planet as the Patriots in terms of offensive production .

Sport Durant scores 38 points, Warriors beat Jazz to take 3-0 lead
Author: 0 Durant scores 38 points, Warriors beat Jazz to take 3-0 lead

Curry woke up (11 points in the frame), the Dubs connected on 52% of their shots and held the Jazz to 29% shooting. Durant was having none of it in the fourth quarter. "It seems like it's been a while since we've been home", Hayward told reporters. "You know, we were right there", Gordon Hayward said. The Warriors had a brief scare when Green left the game with an apparent knee injury, but he quickly returned after heading to the locker room.

Sport Arsenal's
Author: 0 Arsenal's "fighting spirit" has returned, says Wenger

Arsenal need to win the next two games at the Emirates and hope Liverpool drop points in their final league game at home against Middlesbrough to fin sneak into the top four. "In the second half they made it a bit more physical, we had to find some resources and keep our nerve, and continue with the desire to play, and we did that well".

Sport Government urged to clarify whether NHS bodies could have stopped cyber attack
Author: 0 Government urged to clarify whether NHS bodies could have stopped cyber attack

Britain's health service was hit Friday by a huge global cyberattack that froze computers at hospitals across the country - an attack that shut down wards, closed emergency rooms and brought medical treatments to a screeching halt. Answer: It's too early to say who was behind this, ransomware is usually associated with highly organised criminal gangs. "IT managers need to be extremely aware that new variants of this ransomware attack are being launched nearly hourly, so they can't just ...

Author: 0 Neal nets OT victor for Predators

In their first-ever game in a Western Conference Final, the Nashville Predators managed a gritty, impressive 3-2 overtime victory against the Anaheim Ducks on Friday. The Ducks also suffered from failures to score when they had opportunities, especially on power plays. Make it consecutive multi-point showings for Johansen, as he also scored a goal and recorded an assist to eliminate St.

Author: 0 Wizards forward Oubre ejected for bowling over Olynyk

But it showed that the Wizards, despite coming into Game 3 down 2-0, weren't ready to lay down. "Blow them the [expletive] out", Morris said. They hope to level the Eastern Conference playoff series at two victories apiece on Sunday despite being short-handed entering Game 4.

Sport Tom Brady the latest star on Madden game cover
Author: 0 Tom Brady the latest star on Madden game cover

Does it mean he's bound for the injured reserve list? Watch out. He's already gained more than 3,400 yards in his Georgia career (a 1,200-yard season would put him No. In 2007, after appearing on the Madden NFL 2008 cover, Young threw just nine touchdowns against 17 interceptions for the Tennessee Titans. - Vince Young, 2007: One season after being named National Football League rookie of the year, Young started 15 games and helped lead the Titans to the playoffs.

Sport Leicester's Shakespeare eyes Champions League surprise
Author: 0 Leicester's Shakespeare eyes Champions League surprise

Morgan and Albrighton struck before Samir Nasri was sent off in a blow to Sevilla's chances. Maybe a few but in the end they won the league by 10 points, so there weren't that many one-off nights. The Dane, whose father and former Champions League victor Peter was watching inside a pumped up King Power Stadium , also saved a penalty in the first leg in which a dominant Sevilla could have won by a landslide.

Sport Rays bolster depth, acquire OF Peter Bourjos from White Sox
Author: 0 Rays bolster depth, acquire OF Peter Bourjos from White Sox

He'll provide valuable outfield depth for Tampa Bay with the ability to play all three positions. Evidently, they do not. Late last night, the Chicago White Sox made a trade. But whether he's ready to hit in the majors is a question mark. In other moves, the White Sox reassigned left-hander Cory Luebke and right-hander Matt Purke to minor league camp.

Sport Heyman: Rangers agree to extension with Rougned Odor
Author: 0 Heyman: Rangers agree to extension with Rougned Odor

They reportedly agreed to a six-year extension with Rougned Odor on Saturday and may not be finished with locking up their young stars. The 2011 amateur free-agent signee made his Major League Baseball debut at 20 years of age in 2014 and showed instant flashes with nine home runs and 48 RBI in just 386 at-bats.

Sport State advances to first round after victory over Wake Forest
Author: 0 State advances to first round after victory over Wake Forest

Still, K-State basketball coach Bruce Weber had to pull him out of the game and try to settle him down. "I'm not sure anyone else did". "I love the opportunity for me, selfishly, and for my student-athletes to experience this because this is not what it's like at the other places", New Orleans coach Mark Slessinger said before his team's practice session Monday at UD Arena.

Sport UCLA beats Cincinnati 79-67 to earn Sweet 16 trip
Author: 0 UCLA beats Cincinnati 79-67 to earn Sweet 16 trip

UCLA coach Steve Alford is quick to dismiss that a win in December will have any impact on an NCAA Tournament game in March. UCLA could also have two freshmen taken near the top of the first round, and their star point guard might ultimately be the difference.

Author: 0 Toronto's Ibaka and Chicago's Lopez ejected for throwing punches

Cory Joseph added 19 points for the Raptors (42-29), who won three in a row. A layup by Fred VanVleet reduced the lead to two points. As mentioned before, he had two big baskets down the stretch in regulation, and also scored five of the Raptors' nine points in overtime.

Author: 0 Ranking the Sweet 16 teams facing the most pressure

I had these two schools in the championship, needless to say my bracket was DOA after the second round. Or the fact that Xavier lost six straight games at one point late in the season - losing star guard Edmond Sumner will do that - but has since rallied to two NCAA tournament wins thanks to Trevon Bluiett, who made 8 of 15 three-pointers and scored 50 combined points in victories over Maryland and Florida State.

Sport Can Kentucky avoid being upset by Wichita State? March Madness 3/19/17
Author: 0 Can Kentucky avoid being upset by Wichita State? March Madness 3/19/17

She at first consoled fans and family members of the team's players. "Our motto for Wichita State ", he is saying, "is play angry". Calipari was highly complimentary of the Shockers leading up to Sunday's game. Since the calendar turned to 2017, Wichita State has allowed just three teams to notch more than 70 points in a game. When they are playing at their peak, they're tough for even the best defenses to handle.

Author: 0 Liverpool final score, highlights: Aguero, Milner score in intense draw

Monaco and Atletico Madrid became the latest UEFA Champions League quarterfinalists after eliminating their respective opponents, Manchester City and Bayer Leverkusen, in the return leg of the last 16 on Wednesday. "We defend 40m away [from goal] because I always believe that when the ball's far from our goal, we're safe". We could have scored more. The first moment of controversy came on 15 minutes when Sergio Aguero appeared to be impeded as he lunged to meet Sterling's low cross, but ...

Author: 0 Australia-India tensions rising in Ranchi

It is very, very rare that a team has to spend more than 200 overs in the field in one innings. Saha's body was subjected to a few blows and Pujara was content blocking away, and the combined effect took such a toll on Australia that by the time they were done batting out two sessions, the tourists had given in.

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