• Formula One: Hamilton pips Bottas to pole in Azerbaijan
Formula One: Hamilton pips Bottas to pole in Azerbaijan

Hamilton's 66th pole position lifted the 32-year-old into outright second place in the record books behind only seven-time champion German Michael Schumacher , on 68. Lewis Hamilton took pole by 0.434 seconds at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix Saturday with his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas taking the second spot.

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  • Biggest Losers From The 2017 NBA Draft
Biggest Losers From The 2017 NBA Draft

There are some obvious winners and losers: Markelle Fultz went No. 1 overall, which understandably makes him a victor, while Semi Ojeleye tumbled into the second round despite being projected as high as the mid-first round. Fultz can score from all three levels, create for others and play off the ball, and will surely draw a lot of attentio...

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  • Korean soldier defects to S
Korean soldier defects to S

Amid much fanfare at Gimpo International Airport in Seoul, the International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) delegation of 36, led by its president Ri Yong-son, arrived south of the tense border via Beijing. The ITF permits both punches and kicks to the head. During his stay in the South, Chang is expected to meet South Korean officials to discuss coope...

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  • Hamilton's latest pole position moves him 2nd all-time in F1
Hamilton's latest pole position moves him 2nd all-time in F1

Lewis Hamilton finished final practice for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in third as his championship rival Sebastian Vettel was struck down by a mechanical issue. Hamilton now sits second in the drivers' championship standings, but cut Vettel's lead to 12 points after winning the Canadian Grand Prix earlier this month and could overhaul him in Su...

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  • Blocking claims dismissed by All Blacks
Blocking claims dismissed by All Blacks

We experienced that in the 2011 World Cup. "All that ( the Lions fans) adds to the Test match atmosphere, whether they are supporting you or not". But the fact they are in the midweek team, playing just four days before the first Test can not be ignored and Tommy Seymour's place on the bench on Tuesday suggests his chances of featuring against...

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  • Lewis Hamilton posts flawless lap to claim pole in Azerbaijan
Lewis Hamilton posts flawless lap to claim pole in Azerbaijan

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his vehicle during the Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan, Sunday, June 25, 2017. The Australian sustained damage to the left rear of his auto and was forced to stop on track. Up ahead, Hamilton asked over the radio where Bottas was, perhaps concerned his teammate would not be...

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  • Warriors take 2nd National Basketball Association title in 3 years
Warriors take 2nd National Basketball Association title in 3 years

He pouted in 11 of the 24 points during the game-deciding run - nine of them on a trio of 3-pointers, each a different style (step-back, pull-up, spot-up) than the last. With two triple-doubles against the Warriors, James now has a league-best nine Finals triple-double, passing Magic Johnson in Game 4. The task of beating the Warriors 4 straight pr...

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  • Boston Celtics: There is so much to love about Jayson Tatum
Boston Celtics: There is so much to love about Jayson Tatum

After essentially trading Fultz for more assets, it seemed as though they were setting the table for a Jimmy Butler deal. - Kristaps Porzingis . Wow, he could've been fun. There's been tons of speculation that Utah Jazz free agent Gordon Hayward could come to the Celts to team up with his college coach, Brad Stevens .

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  • NBA Draft Winners, Losers: Analyzing Best, Worst Of Crazy Two Rounds
NBA Draft Winners, Losers: Analyzing Best, Worst Of Crazy Two Rounds

Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau hope to rekindle their past. They sold a touch under 10,000 last season and have accepted more than 1,000 partial plan deposits just this week. The Sixers might have to be patient again because Fultz and Simmons will not only be learning how to play together but will also be doing so while playing their first Natio...

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  • Britain's Evans tested positive for cocaine
Britain's Evans tested positive for cocaine

Dan Evans has had a history of poor performance including, according to BBC , not trained and has been written off. Evans held match point in a fourth-set tie-break against the Swiss, but Wawrinka saved it and went on to win in five before beating Novak Djokovic in the final.

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  • Motorcycling - Zarco takes his first MotoGP pole in Assen
Motorcycling - Zarco takes his first MotoGP pole in Assen

Marquez had a three-way fight for third and kept Cal Crutchlow ( LCR Honda ) at bay. Rossi , who started the race from fourth on the grid, rose to third overall. Sam Lowes finished one place further back with Bradley Smith in 21st. Aron Canet won the Moto3 race to follow up his breakthrough win in Spain last month.

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  • NBA Draft: Lights shine bright on ACC Triangle-area prospects
NBA Draft: Lights shine bright on ACC Triangle-area prospects

Russell, the second overall choice by the Lakers in the 2015 draft, averaged 15.6 points, 3.5 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.4 steals last season. Both were selected in the second round. "The future is bright". Melchiorre received a misdemeanor and a suspended sentence, but National Basketball Association president Maurice Podoloff banned him and all ...

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  • Mercer, Harrison Homer in Pittsburgh's Win Over St. Louis
Mercer, Harrison Homer in Pittsburgh's Win Over St. Louis

He's playing good defense. "He has been really good from the start of the year until now. He's a fun player to watch". Lynn took himself to task for allowing all the two-out runs. Four of Jaso's five home runs have come in the seventh inning or later and four broke ties. "He comes out you primarily with a fastball, but he locates it well", Merc...

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  • Dell Demps' dealing leaves Pelicans with Frank Jackson; up next
Dell Demps' dealing leaves Pelicans with Frank Jackson; up next

The Blue Devils had to handle the primary ball-handling chores by committee due to their lack of a distributor at the point, with Jackson, Grayson Allen and first-round pick Luke Kennard being the main options for Mike Krzyzewski. "I just can't wait to go out and prove it". "He does a good job of handling it, getting to the basket and getting to sp...

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  • Devils select Hischier first over at National Hockey League draft
Devils select Hischier first over at National Hockey League draft

He conveyed that message during a quick phone call with the 25-year-old forward on Friday night. "Didn't quite have the power down yet in terms of his body". Hall went number one in the draft, then it looked like Seguin was going to surpass him in National Hockey League success. "I'm going to use it as motivation to prove people wrong".

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  • John Farrell goes nutty on umpire after ejection
John Farrell goes nutty on umpire after ejection

Los Angeles scored three runs in the seventh, but cooled off after Porcello exited. Friends and family and dignitaries from two countries lined the infield. "You are a great ambassador of the game". "I don't have enough words to say how proud I am, and how proud of a papa how I feel today". You're not our teammate.

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  • Roger Federer claims record ninth Gerry Weber Open title in Halle
Roger Federer claims record ninth Gerry Weber Open title in Halle

The dream final was set in Halle Saturday as Roger Federer and local wunderkind Alexander Zverev advanced to a tasty title match tomorrow. The World No.7 has yet to drop a set in three matches en route to his fourth semi-final appearance at the Wimbledon warm-up event in west London.

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  • Cavs, Billups stay in holding pattern
Cavs, Billups stay in holding pattern

Billups is believed to be the only candidate interviewed for the job, after negotiations between Gilbert and general manager David Griffin hit a standstill, resulting in his departutre from the franchise. Being the president of basketball operations for the Cleveland Cavaliers may require the type of commitment that he can't commute to though....

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  • Sanchez becomes Chile's all-time leading scorer
Sanchez becomes Chile's all-time leading scorer

The point left Chile tied with Germany atop Group B with one game remaining. They are confident and play a good game. "It will be important for their development. The Germany boss will also switch some outfield players, but keep his trusted core. Only a win by two goals or more will secure Australia's place in the semi-final.

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  • Warriors Guard Steph Curry Won't Go to White House if Invited
Warriors Guard Steph Curry Won't Go to White House if Invited

After winning game 4 on Friday by making an NBA Finals record 24 three-points, it brought back visions of a year ago. He did have a double-double in Game 3 where he had 36 points and 15 boards. These were the Warriors' finals to lose as they have been the league's favorite all year to win the championship. The Donald Trump administratio...

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