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Lewis Hamilton Contract 'Almost Sorted', Toto Wolff Says Lewis Hamilton Contract 'Almost Sorted', Toto Wolff Says
- May 17, 2018

Despite winning in Spain after one victory in the opening four grands prix previous year, it did not turn out to be the race that kick-started his season. He added: "If we were to look at others, Daniel is definitely among them". Raikkonen's retirement made it a bad day for Ferrari, and one few saw coming after Vettel won in Australia and Bahrain, and arguably should have in Azerbaijan before the chaotic end to the race in Baku. (more...)
Women's Tennis and Men's Golf Earn NCAA APR Public Recognition Women's Tennis and Men's Golf Earn NCAA APR Public Recognition
- May 17, 2018

The Chippewas have earned a spot in the top 10 in each of the four seasons since the program's resurrection in fall, 2014. The APR accounts for eligibility, retention and graduation and provides a measure of each team's academic performance. (more...)
Mahendra Singh Dhoni's daughter Ziva dances to DJ Bravo's 'Champion' -Watch video Mahendra Singh Dhoni's daughter Ziva dances to DJ Bravo's 'Champion' -Watch video
- May 17, 2018

The West Indies all-rounder is one of the most entertaining cricketers and is also a musician/DJ. Suresh Raina thanked all the fans and players for wishing his daughter on her birthday. After qualifying for the playoffs, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are finding a new reason to party hard every now and then. Micheal Hussey and L Balaji are back on board with CSK, coaching the team from behind the lines. (more...)
Justify sets off for Baltimore ahead of Preakness Stakes Justify sets off for Baltimore ahead of Preakness Stakes
- May 17, 2018

Good Magic was a game second-place finisher to Justify at the Kentucky Derby . You can follow Preakness Prep and some of the days earlier races on NBC Sports starting at 2:30 p.m., with coverage switching over to NBC at 5 p.m. The race for the Triple Crown is back on this weekend as the fastest horses in the world make their way to Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland for the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes . (more...)
Nick Saban does not think UCF is national champion Nick Saban does not think UCF is national champion
- May 17, 2018

Alabama did, when it walked off a victor in overtime of the College Football Playoff National Championship matchup against Georgia in Atlanta in January. Langer knows all about it, as like Saban, his relentless pursuit of success involves an enviable work ethic, a strict diet and a workout regime that will make you sore just thinking about it. (more...)
Beltre to get hamstring evaluated, may be DL-bound Beltre to get hamstring evaluated, may be DL-bound
- May 17, 2018

He missed 11 days in April with a similar issue. Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre has been placed back on the 10-day disabled list with an injury to his left hamstring. Beltre, 39, aggravated his hamstring during Sunday's game against the Astros. Beltre went 1 for 2 at the plate before the injury and is batting.314 this season in 29 games. (more...)
Arsenal could accelerate Mikel Arteta appointment as rivals continue to drop out Arsenal could accelerate Mikel Arteta appointment as rivals continue to drop out
- May 17, 2018

Arsenal are reportedly planning to accelerate their appointment of Mikel Arteta as Arsene Wenger's successor after seeing a number of other candidates drop out. It has been mooted that Santi Cazorla could be offered a new player-coaching deal, with a role like Michael Carrick's in his last playing season at Manchester United. (more...)
Cavs Player Called Danny Ainge 'A [Expletive] Thief' This Season Cavs Player Called Danny Ainge 'A [Expletive] Thief' This Season
- May 17, 2018

While the TD Garden crowd roared in anticipation of Game 2, there was nothing really for team officials to celebrate. It's just the tip of the iceberg that allows you an inside look at just how bad this Irving trade has been for the Cavs. (more...)
Carolina Panthers officially announce sale to hedge fund magnate David Tepper Carolina Panthers officially announce sale to hedge fund magnate David Tepper
- May 16, 2018

Tepper, whose net worth has been projected by Forbes at $11 billion, was not the highest bidder for the team - The New York Times reported that Ben Navarro, who runs an investment firm, bid $2.6 billion - that went on the market at the end of the 2017 season.The sale price, though, is a record for an National Football League franchise and easily eclipses the $1.4 billion Terry and Kim Pegula paid for the Buffalo Bills just four years ago. (more...)
Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets
- May 16, 2018

Their task has become all the more hard as their English duo of Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler played their last match of the season last night. From 63/0 around the fifth over mark, the Royals spectacularly lost their way and got bowled out for 142. (more...)
Shirebrook-born World Cup victor Ray Wilson dies aged 83 Shirebrook-born World Cup victor Ray Wilson dies aged 83
- May 16, 2018

Former Everton and Huddersfield Town full-back Wilson had been battling Alzheimer's disease. Having learned of his passing, Huddersfield said: "Ray is arguably the most successful and best-known player ever to pull on a Huddersfield Town shirt". (more...)
Tiger Woods commits to The Memorial Tournament Tiger Woods commits to The Memorial Tournament
- May 16, 2018

Jack Nicklaus annually hosts the tournament on the course he designed and built. It is also where he shot his highest score as a pro, an 85 during the third round of the 2015 tournament, his last appearance. Woods has shot below 70 before the weekend just twice so far this year, when he shot a 68 on a Friday at the Valspar Championship in March when he finished and the next Thursday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational when he had shot a 68. (more...)
Michigan State University Reaches $500 Million Settlement With Nassar Abuse Victims Michigan State University Reaches $500 Million Settlement With Nassar Abuse Victims
- May 16, 2018

Michigan State and lawyers for 332 victims announced Wednesday that they have reached a $500 million settlement. Under the terms of the agreement , the school will pay $425 million to current claimants, with $75 million set aside in a trust fund for any future claimants who allege sexual abuse by Nassar under the guise of medical treatment. (more...)
Nadal powers into Italian Open third round Nadal powers into Italian Open third round
- May 16, 2018

Djokovic was up against Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili and settled down after a nervy start to wrap up a 6-4, 6-2 victory after one hour and 18 minutes. She could not hide her fury as she went on to lose the match 3-6, 6-3, 7-5. Instead of shaking hands with the umpire after the match, Pliskova first put her hand out before beating up the chair. (more...)
Thurman Thomas' No. 34 to officially be retired in October Thurman Thomas' No. 34 to officially be retired in October
- May 16, 2018

I'm still involved with the community and still involved with the Buffalo Bills". The announcement was made on Thomas' 52nd birthday. Inducted onto the Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame in 2005, Thurman Thomas will join Jim Kelly (#12) and Bruce Smith (#78) as the only players to have their numbers retired by the Bills. (more...)
Kickoff set for Alabama opener Kickoff set for Alabama opener
- May 16, 2018

It'll be just the fourth meeting ever between the programs, and the first since Louisville beat Alabama 34-7 in the 1991 Fiesta Bowl . The last pairing came on January 1, 1991 with the Cardinals claiming a 34-7 win in the Fiesta Bowl in Tempe, Ariz. (more...)
AT&T Byron Nelson: Jordan Spieth staying patient with his game AT&T Byron Nelson: Jordan Spieth staying patient with his game
- May 16, 2018

But the Aussie could find similar success this week on a venue that will allow for creativity on and around the greens, and he has already notched top-10 finishes at Bay Hill and Augusta in recent weeks. The top 60 in the world on Sunday evening are in at Shinnecock, and the list of golfers now on the bubble is pretty interesting, including Adam Scott , who has played in 67 consecutive majors. (more...)
Can I bet on sports in NY? Can I bet on sports in NY?
- May 16, 2018

Tribal casinos generate more than $31 billion a year in gross revenue. Many tribes give a share of casino profits to states in exchange for exclusive rights to conduct gambling operations. Expect those discussions to ramp up, along with more aggressive lobbying in those states by sports book operators and the professional leagues. But how can Sports Betting online be legalized w/out online poker being legalized (clearly more skill than sports betting)? Scientific Games is particularly well ... (more...)
Alabama and Texas schedule 2022-23 football series Alabama and Texas schedule 2022-23 football series
- May 16, 2018

They will play September 10, 2022 in Texas and September 9, 2023 in Alabama . The Longhorns and Buckeyes were scheduled to meet in 2022-2023. The Crimson Tide beat the Longhorns in the Rose Bowl to win the 2009 season national championship. (more...)
Argentina probes guide on luring Russian women Argentina probes guide on luring Russian women
- May 16, 2018

It was there, he said , that they handed out the manual. An official manual by soccer authorities instructing how to impress Russian women at next month's World Cup is subject to investigation after men received a seminar on it. "The teacher in charge of the course chose information to give the assistants but regretfully at the moment of printing, because of an unforeseen error a text that was never part of the course was included". (more...)

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