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Sports Lewis Hamilton ends Sebastian Vettel's pole run in Spain
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton ends Sebastian Vettel's pole run in Spain

Hamilton's fourth pole in Spain - his third straight - confirms that his Mercedes auto is a strong package when it can put the tyres in the right operating window, but the Briton said he was taking nothing for granted with the chasing pack behind him.

Sports Robert Wickens Continues Veteran Showing in IndyCar Grand Prix
Author: 0 Robert Wickens Continues Veteran Showing in IndyCar Grand Prix

The yellow flag shrunk Power's lead from more than four seconds to less than one. Penske's Helio Castroneves finished sixth in his season debut. WHO'S HOT: Wickens. "This gives us tremendous momentum going into the (Indianapolis) 500". Andretti's auto will not be penalized for making the change. Wickens made a bid through the first two turn sequences, but Power repulsed him to run off again.

Sports Tigers' Nicholas Castellanos leaves game with hand injury
Author: 0 Tigers' Nicholas Castellanos leaves game with hand injury

The Mariners have the edges in this one and we also note that they are 13-7 on the road for the year. The public betting now has 79 percent of the wagers going on the Tigers at home. Castellanos was batting.321 with 3 homers and 23 RBI in 153 plate appearances entering Saturday's action. Seattle has posted 24.7 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 27.4 over its last five.

Sports Gastelum sneaks past Souza, makes case for title shot
Author: 0 Gastelum sneaks past Souza, makes case for title shot

Gastelum fighting to get out of that, but again Jacare secures it. Kelvin Gastelum was landing numerous hard, accurate shots which led to him knocking down Jacare! More strikes landed for Souza. He still looks very exhausted, but he's remaining aggressive regardless. Souza moved to mount and landed a strike. Jacare shot in for a takedown, but no dice.

Sports Hot Harvick finishes strong for fifth win of season
Author: 0 Hot Harvick finishes strong for fifth win of season

Everybody just kept working through trying to make the vehicle better and we were able to wind up in Victory Lane. That's kind of my job to complain sometimes. 42 auto began bumping with Ryan Blaney down the front stretch. Harvick won the race off of pit road and re-assumed the lead for 39 circuits until a round of green-flag pit stops.

Sports Madrid Open 2018: Men's Final Schedule After Semi-Final Results
Author: 0 Madrid Open 2018: Men's Final Schedule After Semi-Final Results

He said his victory over Nadal had been timely after being thrashed by the Spaniard in Monte Carlo and losing to him in the Barcelona quarter-finals. Zverev heads into Sunday's final with a chance to become only the fifth active player after Nadal, Roger Federer , Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray to have won three or more Masters 1000 title.

Sports Betting Preview: Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City: Back Harry Kane to score
Author: 0 Betting Preview: Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City: Back Harry Kane to score

You never know in football. Claude Puel believes he will still be in his post as manager of 2016 Premier League champions Leicester City next season despite rumors of him again facing the sack. "Against Newcastle on Wednesday". Kane is unlikely to win the Golden Boot this season, but 28 goals and two assists in the Premier League is a pretty good stat for the 24-year-old England global striker.

Sports Liverpool boss Klopp denies missing Buvac after back-to-back defeats
Author: 0 Liverpool boss Klopp denies missing Buvac after back-to-back defeats

Chelsea have an FA Cup final date with Manchester United on May 19 but this could be Conte's last league game with the Blues after two stormy seasons marred by his feud with the club over their failure to back his transfer plans. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists Emre Can hasn't signed a pre-contract agreement with Juventus - "it's all like it was before". I think the game will finish Liverpool 4-1 Brighton with Salah getting one goal - minimum.

Sports Gong retains shot put title in Shanghai Diamond League
Author: 0 Gong retains shot put title in Shanghai Diamond League

Worlds champion Luvo Manyonga will lead a group of four South African athletes today as they take on some of the best in the world in their respective disciplines at the second of 14 legs in the IAAF Diamond League series in Shanghai, China.

Sports Simpson ties course record for Players lead
Author: 0 Simpson ties course record for Players lead

I birdied the first couple of holes and I just kept it rolling from there. After going long on his approach Simpson holed out for eagle from a narrow back bunker 99 feet from the cup. Dustin Johnson at least improved his chances of staying No. 1 with four birdies over his final 10 holes for a 69. I felt I had better control of hitting it right-to-left and left-to-right.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte replacement could affect Eden Hazard Real Madrid move

The Blues travel to St. James' Park to face Newcastle United on Sunday before bringing down the curtain on 2017 /18 with the FA Cup final vs Man United next weekend. "I think I had confirmation that, if you want to be competitive in this league, you must work very, very hard on different aspects". The former Juve boss also discussed how hard the English top flight is, and how "unlucky" Chelsea have been in many games this season.

Sports MMA Community reacts to Lyoto Machida's insane knockout of Vitor Belfort
Author: 0 MMA Community reacts to Lyoto Machida's insane knockout of Vitor Belfort

Lyoto Machida had other plans at UFC 224 , however. Coming off a win over Nate Marquardt at UFC 212 a little over a year ago, Belfort was looking to go out on top and secure another win over a legend like Machida. Machida was able to land a hook kick to Vitor Belfort's chin which seemed to wobble him a bit. Belfort was the one moving backward at the end of the round, and even though Machida finished the round with kicks, the crowd booed the early performance.

Sports UFC 224 predictions: Can Raquel Pennington dethrone Amanda Nunes?
Author: 0 UFC 224 predictions: Can Raquel Pennington dethrone Amanda Nunes?

Vitor Belfort claims that this will be his last fight. She joined the Season 18 cast with a modest pro record of 3-3, eventually getting eliminated in the semi-final, losing to the somewhat limited Jessica Rakoczy. UFC 224 available for order on Amazon Prime (Prime Video PPV) Raquel Pennington takes on the Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight queen Amanda Nunes for the title this Saturday at UFC 224 .

Sports Huddersfield will honour departing Arsene Wenger, says David Wagner
Author: 0 Huddersfield will honour departing Arsene Wenger, says David Wagner

But there can be little doubt that the enduring popularity of the Premier League around the globe is down, in no small part, to his work in the late Nineties and early 2000s. Arsenal are locked into sixth place in the table and a place in next year's Europa League . There is trust and there is undeniable progress at a football club who will end their first top-flight campaign since 1971-72 with the visit of Arsenal on Sunday.

Sports Playing vs Afghanistan makes no sense for Kohli, Pujara: Vengsarkar
Author: 0 Playing vs Afghanistan makes no sense for Kohli, Pujara: Vengsarkar

However, he said when he is on a tour for cricket, he puts his "mind and heart into the next game". "For them, playing in India against Afghanistan makes no sense", added Vengsarkar. Nevertheless, he was pleased with the itinerary of the England tour, which begins with the limited-overs games before the Tests and allows India's cricketers to feature for India "A" against their English counterparts.

Sports Celtics embracing underdog role against LeBron, Cavaliers
Author: 0 Celtics embracing underdog role against LeBron, Cavaliers

It's the start of the Eastern Conference Finals up in Beantown and it's a rematch of last year's conference finals. Plus, there's plenty of talent on the Celtics. But he admits it's gotten a little out of hand this season. And if he beats the Celtics again and advances to his eighth straight NBA Finals, James would join a club now exclusive to Boston players with legendary status.

Sports Jorge Linares Vs. Vasyl Lomachenko
Author: 0 Jorge Linares Vs. Vasyl Lomachenko

The Ukrainian was world champion in two more light divisions. He and his father (Anatoly), who's a great trainer, say no, it's not a bridge too far and we're going to see on Saturday. Lomachenko in the overwhelming favourite to win. The Mexican is on a roll and rightly can consider himself to be the toughest test of Lomachenko's career to-date.

Sports The Tiger Woods of old makes an appearance at The Players
Author: 0 The Tiger Woods of old makes an appearance at The Players

It also marked his lowest score of the season, his best since a 65 at the 2015 Wyndham Championship and his lowest score to par since the 2013 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Bad news for the chasing pack, but before Lee sets his sights on winning, he'll first need to fix his weekend woes. Woods was outside the cut line until Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas each made bogey on the 18th.

Sports Bale hits brace as Real Madrid put six past Celta Vigo
Author: 0 Bale hits brace as Real Madrid put six past Celta Vigo

Celta Vigo have fallen down the table lately. The La Liga match between Real Madrid and Celta Vigo will be broadcast live on beIN Sports. They are unable to qualify for Europe but find themselves well clear of the relegation spots.

Sports Celtics embrace underdog role against Cavaliers
Author: 0 Celtics embrace underdog role against Cavaliers

Embiid went on to face up to the media after the game and spoke with due respect and sportsmanship about the Celtics' impressive series win without stars Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward . Justin shot Lue a text when the Celtics punched their ticket to the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday night, hoping to connect with his cousin during the series.

Sports Alamance-Burlington School System to close on May 16 over teacher absences
Author: 0 Alamance-Burlington School System to close on May 16 over teacher absences

He said he was looking at this issue as a parent and concerned about losing an instructional day so close to exams. Another Eastern Carolina school system said it will be closed for students because of that big teacher rally in Raleigh. "I love teaching middle schoolers because it's not just about the content", Roberts said. A decision on the need for make-up time due to the school day missed on May 16 will be made at a later date, according to Onslow County Schools.

Sports Aguero and Sterling going nowhere, insists Guardiola
Author: 0 Aguero and Sterling going nowhere, insists Guardiola

The Manchester City teenager is one of the Premier League's best kept secrets and his eye for goal is exactly what Rafa Benitez needs to add to his team as soon possible. "That is no doubt about that, we have done that all season. One, maybe two, but not too many". The prize money on offer bolsters the already healthy financial position of Premier League clubs, with the contrast to clubs in Scotland evident as champions Celtic will collect just £3.18m in prize money for their title ...

Sports Leo makes history as Leinster clinch European Champions cup
Author: 0 Leo makes history as Leinster clinch European Champions cup

Follow Leinster versus Racing 92 in the Champions Cup final via our live blog on RTÉ.ie and the News Now App from 4pm, or listen to live coverage on RTÉ Radio 1 as Saturday Sport comes from Bilbao. R Kearney; J Larmour, G Ringrose, R Henshaw, I Nacewa (capt); J Sexton, L McGrath; C Healy, S Cronin, T Furlong; D Toner, J Ryan; S Fardy, D Leavy, J Murphy.

Sports Chelsea future clearer next week, reveals Conte
Author: 0 Chelsea future clearer next week, reveals Conte

The Reds boss, however, didn't mention if it will affect the 26-year-old chances of starting the Champions League final against Real Madrid on May 26. So good in fact has Salah's first season back in England been that people are considering whether he could win the Ballon d'Or, an award that has been duopolised by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for the past 10 years.

Sports USA lab 'deeply regrets' Vicky Phelan incorrect test smear results
Author: 0 USA lab 'deeply regrets' Vicky Phelan incorrect test smear results

Tony O'Brien, director-general of the HSE, was told two years ago that an audit of smear tests revealed not all abnormalities were detected and cancer prevented. It went on to say that their communications strategy would "ensure transparent, effective and robust communications processes are in place". Mr Harris had appointed Scottish healthcare executive John Connaghan as the interim director of the HSE.

Sports Hamilton believes Ferrari are 'sandbagging'
Author: 0 Hamilton believes Ferrari are 'sandbagging'

It is a race he won past year, too. A good starting position is crucial in Spain as there are not many overtaking opportunities. And while Hamilton was satisfied with his progress on Friday at Barcelona , he remains wary of the Ferrari threat.