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F1: Lewis Hamilton edges out Sebastian Vettel to take Spanish GP pole

Which augers well for the race. Meanwhile, Fernando Alonso finally had something to smile about as he got the McLaren vehicle into the top ten for the first time this season, and ended up with the seventh fastest time overall. Toro Rosso's Daniil Kvyat struggled to put a lap together and qualified in 20th place. Hamilton was not about to give up, and seized his opportunity on the 44th lap and with the combination of a tow and DRS he sailed around the outside of Vettel at turn one to ...

Steph Houghton hungry for more after Manchester City Women win FA Cup

It is just less than five years since Manchester City Ladies were taken under the wing of the men's club, rebranded as Manchester City Women, and converted from an amateur club playing on the parks to a professional one with their own stadium in the Etihad complex.

Hamilton: Start will be crucial in Spain

Alonso rescued another weekend of turmoil for McLaren with a masterful lap of his home circuit to bully his underpowered auto into the top 10. "But I am super proud that we are back up there". Ferrari had detected what they initially believed to be a session-ending problem on Vettel's vehicle at the start of qualifying, but what happened next may prove to be one of the most critical moments of the season.

IPL: Bangalore desperate for a face-saving victory

For the Royal Challengers Bangalore, the failure of the destructive force with Kohli, Gayle and De Villiers unable to live up to the expectations, Bangalore will be relying on some firepower by Travis Head and promising youngster Mandeep Singh.

Josh Jones goes to the Green Bay Packers in second round

Because of that trade, the Packers are off to a good start in the 2017 NFL Draft . If you look at pictures of me growing up, I was always in green and gold. "So I think the versatility is really what I've been trying to focus on and really try to talk about in those meetings with those coaches". The three Bulls drafted marked the most since three were taken in the 2013 draft.

Wenger: We had to 'suffer and stick together' for Stoke win

Olivier Giroud scored twice in the victory at Stoke , with Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez also on target. The Potters were beaten 4-1 at home to Arsenal this afternoon, leaving them four points adrift of 10th-placed Bournemouth with only one game of the season remaining.

Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez urged to join Old Trafford by Usain Bolt

NAIJ.com understands that the contract of the 28-year-old Chilean worldwide with the Gunners will expire next summer, and many clubs have signified their interest to sign him. Bolt has regularly spoken of his desire to play for Manchester United, and will get a footballing education at Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund after he ends his glittering sprinting career at this year's World Championships.

Buck Showalter hopes Orioles can return to normalcy after win

The four-game series ended Thursday night filled to the brim with beanballs, racial slurs, ejections, and fines which meant the record was nearly something to be forgotten about. With Sale swinging lefty, that setup is flawless for both guys to hit balls at the same time. Machado hit a 466-foot drive over the Green Monster during a five-run fourth inning.

Earnhardt goes for first win of season — NASCAR NOTES

Waiting in Victory Lane was fellow driver and long time girlfriend, Danica Patrick who's race was cut short due to "The Big One" with 20 laps to go. He only led for one lap before Brad Keselowski got a run and claimed the lead. Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Trevor Bayne, Joey Logano , Paul Menard, Patrick, Ryan Blaney and Erik Jones rounded out the top 10. Denny Hamlin gave Toyota its first taste of the front of the field as he won the second stage.

Kawhi Leonard expected to play Sunday against Warriors

The San Antonio Spurs were saving Kawhi Leonard for Sunday. Coach Gregg Popovich, meanwhile, sounded playful beyond that. The Spurs have had a rockier playoff road with 4-2 series wins against the Memphis Grizzlies and the Houston Rockets to set up the Warriors' clash.

UFC 211 results: David Branch decisions Krzysztof Jotko in return

At the halfway point of the round, Jotko looks to stand up. Jotko frequently struggled to pull the trigger, while Branch was all too comfortable engaging in extended clinching sessions with his opponent. They clinch just as the round comes to a conclusion. A high kick was blocked by Branch. A leg kick was there for Branch. He clipped Jotko on the break.

National Hockey League playoffs 2017: Updated bracket after Penguins beat Capitals

Their defense corps, led by Shea Theodore (two goals, five assists) and Cam Fowler (one goal, four assists) is able get the puck out of their zone quickly and join the rush. Their second line - rugged Ryan Kesler centering speedy wing Andrew Cogliano and Jakob Silfverberg, a solid checker with a lethal shot - is a shutdown trio that packs offensive punch.

Dortmund coach Tuchel nearing exit

German news outlet Bild has claimed that the Nice manager is the favourite to land the post, if Tuchel decides to walk away from the Westfalenstadion, after Die Borussia allegedly approached the Frenchman over taking up the reins of the DfB Pokal Cup finalists.

Tyler Collins' 3-run homer helps Tigers top Indians 7-1

Miguel Cabrera retuned from the DL and launched a 2-run home run in the third inning. Cabrera is 5-for-15 with two homers and seven RBIs versus Cleveland this season and owns a.294 batting average in 34 career at-bats versus Wednesday against Carlos Carrasco .

Avery Bradley Knows Isaiah Thomas Can't Power Celtics Every Night

The Celtics guard played through injury to shred the Wizards' defense, leading all scorers with a playoff-career-high 29 points, 25 of which came in the first half as Boston owned Washington in transition. Al Horford had another game for the record book, tallying 19 points, six rebounds and seven assists, becoming only the third Celtics player since 1984 (Paul Pierce and Larry Bird were the others) to put up those numbers in a playoff game.

Diamondbacks' Iannetta hit in face with 93 mph fastball

Pittsburgh manager Clint Hurdle says he feels "horrible" about what happened and has reached out to Iannetta. "I've been fortunate to be in the game 43 years". "It's not a part of the game anybody likes", Hurdle said. "At the end of the day, you have to execute to win". Pittsburgh took a 2-1 lead in the fourth inning despite getting only ball out of the infield.

Liverpool plotting potential double raid for Hull City duo

How Andrew Robertson compares to James Milner in the Premier League this season (per 90 minutes). Keep up to date with ALL the Liverpool news, gossip, transfers and goals on our club page plus fixtures, results and live match commentary.

Thibaut Courtois says title under Antonio Conte will be more special

Chelsea's Diego Costa (left), vies for the ball with Middlesbrough's Fabio Da Silva during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Middlesbrough at Stamford Bridge Stadium in London , May 8. "But we are in a good moment and with concentration and a good attitude we will try to win". 'I don't know what director of football means. It would have been so easy for Fabregas to leave the club before the summer deadline, or in January, when it was apparent that his game ...

Rolando McClain arrested on drug, firearm charges in Alabama

ET Friday, and this stop in McClain's home town is the latest in a lengthy string of issues that may well end his National Football League career. According to multiple reports, a police officer pulled McClain over, then smelled marijuana.

McLaren chassis could be third-best in F1 - Alonso

I think this is a circuit where it's hard to overtake, we will try to keep the position". Fernando Alonso bounced back from Friday's troubles to take an astonishing seventh place for McLaren and Honda in qualifying for his home race in Spain.

Hamilton takes Spanish pole but Vettel prevents Mercedes lock-out

Hamilton was quickest through all three sessions and his time of 1 min 19.149 sec, set on his first Q3 run, was enough to claim the top spot. Passing is exceptionally hard at the circuit and likely to be more so with the new 2017-spec cars.

Slaven Bilic hoping West Ham can follow up Tottenham win against Liverpool

Adam Lallana is also pushing for a recall after fully recovering from a thigh injury and he could replace Lucas Leiva in midfield as the Brazilian is carrying a knock. The Mirror says Defoe is top of Hammers boss Slaven Bilic's hit-list of targets. "You need to be ready for that and we did it quite well and against West Ham it will be similar".

Arsenal maintain top four hunt with impressive Stoke victory

There have been various protests of late from Arsenal fans calling for the manager to leave, and early on in this game a plane flew over the ground with a banner on display that read 'WENGER - OUT MEANS OUT!' Olivier Giroud was Arsenal's hero at Stoke , scoring a brace.

Unnamed English club Interested In Atletico Madrid Goalkeeper Jan Oblak

Oblak has always been linked with a switch to the Premier League, with Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois and Manchester United's David de Gea reportedly targets for Real Madrid, while Manchester City may be looking to replace Claudio Bravo. Oblak, 24, is rated among the world's top keepers after racking up 66 clean sheets in 111 games for Atletico since joining for €16m from Benfica in 2014.

Vettel, Raikkonen Go 2-3 As Bottas Takes First F1 Win

They are both chasing Sebastian Vettel, the championship leader, who has already amassed 86 points, a lead of 37 points from fellow Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen, who is in fourth. "This odd opportunity came to me in the winter to join the team - and they made it possible". "I just want to do it again". Bottas' team-mate Lewis Hamilton capped a hard weekend with a race to forget and finished only fourth behind Raikkonen.

John Wall's Last Second Three-Pointer Gives Wizards Game 6

After Wall's make the Celtics called a timeout to advance the ball and allow Brad Stevens to draw up a sideline out-of-bounds play. They haven't done that since the regular-season finale in 2014 vs. The Celtics will have achieved all that could be reasonably or even unreasonably expected of them. We did everything we wanted at that time and score of the game.

Manchester City remember to send Yaya Toure a birthday cake

Well, Toure showed exactly what City could lose and West Ham could gain this summer when Leicester City came to town on Saturday, producing the kind of midfield dominance both with and without the ball we've come to expect from the veteran playmaker in recent years.

Rory McIlroy injury concern after second round at Sawgrass

Leaders Holmes and Stanley are veterans but neither has done much this season to distinguish himself. The gusty wind that led to just seven players shooting in the 60s - and 49 of 82 players making at least one double-bogey - is predicted to come from another direction, which should make the closing, water-laden 16th, 17th and 18th holes all the more daunting.

Bangladesh recovery halted by rain against Ireland

His support from the other pace bowlers, who included Stuart Thompson, brought in as Joyce's replacement because Porterfield wanted the extra seamer, however was lacking, although Barry McCarthy continued his habit of taking an early wicket at Malahide, thanks to a well held catch at slip.

Pirates break up Greinke's no-hitter but fall on road to Diamondbacks

Greinke's ERA dropped to 2.79. Facing off against the Pittsburgh Pirates and Gerrit Cole on Thursday night, Arizona Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke had one of the best performances of his career. A walk would not normally get you in the "Takeaways" section but Mercer was the only Pirate to reach base against Greinke until Polanco's home run in the 8th.

Conte brushes aside Inter talk as Blues close on title

Tomorrow we have the first chance, the first opportunity to take three points. West Brom players are determined that is not the case in what is their final home match of the season. He said: "Honestly, I prefer to try to win as soon as possible". And that bid will be boosted by the resumption of Kante's campaign, which has again proved to be pivotal having helped Leicester City win the title last season.

EPL: Emre Can stunner lifts Liverpool at Watford

Liverpool took a significant step to sealing Champions League qualification as Emre Can scored a goal-of-the-season contender to down Watford on Monday night. He said: "There was that, but Liverpool are a team that if you allow them space, they can be extremely unsafe". In this moment, we have the opportunity to fight for it.

Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 5/10/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

They looked exhausted, disinterested, they were flat-footed, they turned the puck over... all of the things that won them the Stanley Cup (and a Game 6 versus the Capitals a year ago) they suddenly quit doing. Marc-Andre Fleury didn't have a great game Monday night. The Capitals will need Holtby to continue this trend if they hope to advance past the Penguins.

Wizards F Oubre suspeneded for one game

So I wouldn't necessarily say I kicked somebody". The match-up between the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards, a budding rivalry that has been building over the last couple seasons, has been the exception. "Were able to force a lot of turnovers", Beal said. "So we have to do a much better job with a number of different things". The Cleveland Cavaliers have swept their way into the Eastern Conference Finals for the second consecutive year, and now await the victor between Boston and ...

Lewis Hamilton secures pole in Spain

The Quebecers had to settle for the 18 th time in the qualifying session. "I think this is a circuit that is hard to overtake on and so we will try to keep the position". Lance Stroll's return to the fold did not go as planned on Saturday. This is Hamilton's third pole this season, and the 64th of his career. "But it was very close and so well done to Lewis", Vettel noted.