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Why Lewis Hamilton Is Excited By Sebastian Vettel's Australian Grand Prix Win Why Lewis Hamilton Is Excited By Sebastian Vettel's Australian Grand Prix Win
- March 28, 2017

Hamilton's Mercedes struggled in pre-season testing in Spain, when Ferrari supposedly laid down a marker that they would gain ground on a team that has won the past three constructors' championships. "I appreciate the support through all the ups and downs this weekend". After crossing the finish line, Vettel howled in ecstasy and thousands of red-clad Ferrari fans flooded onto the lakeside circuit to share in the German's triumph. (more...)
Linares Outclasses Crolla in Rematch to Defend Lightweight Crown Linares Outclasses Crolla in Rematch to Defend Lightweight Crown
- March 27, 2017

With this win, Linares retains his status as the division's #1, along with his WBA Lightweight title. The opening round was a close round and the ring was smaller than the last time they fought. Yet while Linares is at a level Crolla will never reach, the fact that he earned the right to twice share a ring with him is testament to his own qualities. (more...)
Josh McCown signs with Jets, could be their starting quarterback in 2017 Josh McCown signs with Jets, could be their starting quarterback in 2017
- March 26, 2017

Adding a guy like McCown also shows just how little faith Bowles and co. have for the two neophytes, despite their lofty draft statuses. McCown will be reunited with his former Bears quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates. As a rookie, he had no game experience and he didn't get much quality practice time, but they need to find out about him; that's what 2017 is all about. (more...)
Detroit Tigers OF JD Martinez sidelined with foot injury Detroit Tigers OF JD Martinez sidelined with foot injury
- March 26, 2017

Martinez sprained his foot last weekend, and manager Brad Ausmus told reporters Friday he is expected to be out three to four weeks. Martinez played in 120 games last season, hitting 22 home runs and 35 doubles en route to a.908 OPS. Detroit still has those pieces to anchor the offense and will likely turn toward Steven Moya and Tyler Collins to occupy right field until Martinez returns. (more...)
Rougned Odor agrees to six-year, $49.5 million extension with Rangers Rougned Odor agrees to six-year, $49.5 million extension with Rangers
- March 26, 2017

Two MLB sources said the Rangers were growing increasingly optimistic they would complete a contract extension for Odor before the end of spring training. Despite the presence of several big-name potential free agents on the roster, locking Odor up long-term has been the club's top priority this winter. (more...)
Injured Smalling pulls out of England squad Injured Smalling pulls out of England squad
- March 25, 2017

A call-up to the England squad had been mooted before Gareth Southgate announced the most recent squad but initially Gibson missed out, with Michael Keane handed his first senior chance. "I'd love to one day be able to do that". If found to be involved, supporters could be banned from attending games. I feel I have qualities a captain may have. (more...)
Damian Lillard Named Western Conference Player of the Week Damian Lillard Named Western Conference Player of the Week
- March 25, 2017

Malcolm Brogdon led the team with 18 points while Tony Snell and Greg Monroe chipped in with 12 points each but this game was over before halftime as the Bucks were blown away in a 36-15 second quarter dominated by the Warriors. In New York, Dirk Nowitzki had 23 points and nine rebounds. Karl-Anthony Towns scored 33 for the Timberwolves, Andrew Wiggins (25 points), reserve Shabazz Muhammad (20) and Ricky Rubio (10) also scored double figures for Minnesota . (more...)
Virat Kohli wants RCB to buy Ben Stokes at IPL auction Virat Kohli wants RCB to buy Ben Stokes at IPL auction
- January 26, 2017

Those longing for an end to the rampant domination of the bat over the ball in the record-breaking ODI series are unlikely to find it here; the groundsman in Kanpur has already declared that those who turn up in search of big hits will not be disappointed. (more...)