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Author: 0 Bottas the lunchtime leader on Day 2 in Barcelona

The German superstar clocked a lap time of 1 minute, 19.673 seconds as he attacked the track on soft tyres. Lewis Hamilton pulled out of his afternoon test on Tuesday, to help Mercedes save time and optimise its programme. "I've learned about the new auto and general behaviour and how it handles. Of course Fernando (Alonso) is a good driver and maybe they have a better vehicle, but it's too early to say where the McLaren is and how strong they are looking".

Sports Former South Africa, Everton midfielder Pienaar retires from football
Author: 0 Former South Africa, Everton midfielder Pienaar retires from football

Pienaar represented South Africa in the 2002 World Cup in Korea/Japan and the 2010 edition on home soil. Born in Johannesburg, he caught the attention of Ajax Cape Town's academy from a young age and went on to play two seasons at senior level with them before joining their parent club, Ajax Amsterdam.

Sports Franchise tag still possible for cornerback Kyle Fuller — Bears GM
Author: 0 Franchise tag still possible for cornerback Kyle Fuller — Bears GM

He lost his starting job to rookie Mitchell Trubisky during the season. The Bears signed Glennon to a three-year, $43.5 million contract last March when he was a prized member of a weak free-agent class. "It's a young team", Pace acknowledged. DeMarcus Lawrence leads the group this season, though he will be coveted by many teams, including the Cowboys.

Sports Jets announce release of defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson
Author: 0 Jets announce release of defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson

A former first-round NFL Draft pick, Wilkerson has been on the wrong side of almost everything after signing a large contract two years ago. The Jets predictably cut Muhammad Wilkerson on Wednesday after his two-year heist that pocketed him a cool $37 million.

Sports Nasri Banned For Six Months By UEFA Over Doping
Author: 0 Nasri Banned For Six Months By UEFA Over Doping

During his visit, Nasri was claimed to have had an Immunity IV drip to keep him hydrated and in top condition but the treatment he received at the clinic fell foul of UEFA's anti-doping regulations. The disciplinary board of European soccer's ruling body found the Frenchman "guilty of using a prohibited method in accordance with the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) prohibited list".

Sports Swansea reach FA Cup quarters with defeat of Sheffield Wednesday
Author: 0 Swansea reach FA Cup quarters with defeat of Sheffield Wednesday

Nathan Dyer then made the game safe 10 minutes from time when he slotted home Tammy Abraham's pass. That year, they went one stage further before losing to Preston North End in the semi-finals. Carvalhal's call paid off 10 minutes after the re-start as Carroll strode forward with objective, striking both posts with a rasping effort, before Ayew dispatched the rebound for his ninth goal of the season.

Sports Swansea put freeze on Sheffield Wednesday in clinical second half
Author: 0 Swansea put freeze on Sheffield Wednesday in clinical second half

Dyer raced on to Tammy Abraham's pass to slot his shot between the legs of Owls goalkeeper Cameron Dawson and ensure Swansea manager Carlos Carvalhal would taste victory against the club he left on Christmas Eve. Those second-half goals saw Swansea through on a night when the temperature dial had fallen below zero at kick-off. The club didn't do better than this in the cup since 1964, so it's been a long, long time.

Sports Kane staying at Spurs to win titles - Pochettino
Author: 0 Kane staying at Spurs to win titles - Pochettino

However, Spurs will do all they can to hang on to the England global and the newspaper says Madrid have now switched their focus to signing Lewandowski having already held talks with his representatives. "Spurs are in that breakout moment of becoming a great football team - the [new] stadium, infrastructure, training ground is there, the team is building up, very well managed".

Sports LeBron flattered by billboards asking him to join 76ers
Author: 0 LeBron flattered by billboards asking him to join 76ers

That's right, he should just listen to the guys that bought some billboards in Cleveland and asked him to join the Process, and we're going to let you know the 5 main reasons why. "I think we need to figure something out for college as a whole". James said that, as much as he loves March Madness , he's not a fan of the NCAA growing rich off the efforts of top-rated basketball and football players.

Sports Fuller House Axes Show-Runner Following Complaints of Inappropriate Behavior
Author: 0 Fuller House Axes Show-Runner Following Complaints of Inappropriate Behavior

The 63-year-old TV veteran was previously accused of being verbally abusive and making sexually suggestive comments about his relationships and sex life to staffers. " Full House " made stars of Bob Saget, Dave Coulier, John Stamos, Candace Cameron Bure and the Olsen twins, Mary-Kate and Ashley. Successful: Franklin (L) created the show Full House , which premiered on ABC in 1987 and was rebooted as Fuller House on Netflix in 2016.

Sports Major League Baseball free agency rumors: Tim Lincecum to sign with Rangers
Author: 0 Major League Baseball free agency rumors: Tim Lincecum to sign with Rangers

Texas had a lot of trouble with their closers in 2017, so there is certainly a possibility of him stepping in and giving the role a shot. The 33-year-old Lincecum , a two-time National League Cy Young Award victor with San Francisco, pitched in a showcase for major-league teams, executives and scouts on Feb.15 at Driveline Baseball in Kent.

Sports Courtois backs Chelsea to seal Champions League spot
Author: 0 Courtois backs Chelsea to seal Champions League spot

MANCHESTER UNITED beat Chelsea 2-1 in the Premier League yesterday - here are our player ratings for Jose Mourinho's side. The Blues took a 32nd-minute lead through Willian before Lukaku equalised seven minutes later with his first EPL goal against a top-eight team.

Sports Anthony Davis' huge game lifts Pelicans past Suns
Author: 0 Anthony Davis' huge game lifts Pelicans past Suns

Yes, you read that right. The Spurs , who have played their past six games away from home while on their annual Rodeo Road Trip, must deal with Davis , who scored a season-high 53 points and grabbed 18 rebounds Monday to lead the Pelicans to a 125-116 victory over Phoenix.

Sports Expected rains could mean more mid-state flooding
Author: 0 Expected rains could mean more mid-state flooding

The Tennessee River at Florence is already close to flood stage - it will likely not be the only location to experience water rises. A brief tornado will be possible. There could be enough rain to raise flooding concerns in north Alabama, and a flood watch has been issued for the area. Significant snowfall is expected through tonight in at least a half-dozen western states.

Sports Teen sexting on the rise
Author: 0 Teen sexting on the rise

Analyzing the data collectively, researchers found that sexting prevalence increased over time . The increased number of young people involved in sending or receiving sexually explicit photographs or messages has corresponded with rapidly expanding access to cell phones.

Sports Democratic Group Sues Wisconsin Gov. For Not Calling Special Elections
Author: 0 Democratic Group Sues Wisconsin Gov. For Not Calling Special Elections

Scott Walker's refusal to hold special elections is an affront to representative democracy", Eric H. Holder Jr., chairman of NDRC and former USA attorney general, said in a news release. "Voters are already going to the polls this year to elect new representatives in these districts", Walker spokesperson Amy Hasenberg said, according to the Cap Times .

Sports Web oficial - Yannick Carrasco to join Dalian Yifang
Author: 0 Web oficial - Yannick Carrasco to join Dalian Yifang

Atletico have not confirmed a fee but reports in Spain have claimed Dalian Yifang have paid €30 million to acquire the Belgium worldwide winger, with his former club Monaco set to get 25 percent of the sale. Dalian Yifang have only been in existence for eight years, and have recently been promoted into the Chinese Super League . Reports of Carrasco joining the CSL side first emerged on Wednesday and following the speculations was is involvement in Atletico's Europa league encounter ...

Sports Kaala teaser postponed to March 2
Author: 0 Kaala teaser postponed to March 2

The film will also be dubbed and released in Telugu. All those who have been eagerly waiting to welcome Thalaivar Rajinikanth's " Kaala " teaser at 11 am today, will have to wait for another day. The film is expected to release in April. The film has a bevy of stars in the star cast including Huma Qureshi, Samuthirakani, Anjali Patil, Nana Patekar , Sukanya, Eswari Rao, and Sayaji Shinde in the star cast.

Sports Goodell to fine Jerry Jones millions for 'sabotage,' threats
Author: 0 Goodell to fine Jerry Jones millions for 'sabotage,' threats

The league's order arises from a 1997 resolution that requires any owner who takes legal action against the league to cover both sides' legal costs. A spokesman for the NFL said the league had no comment. Jones did just that, hiring lawyer David Boies in November and threatening to sue the league's compensation committee, which was negotiating a contract extension with Goodell.

Sports Buzz Williams grabs mic, reprimands Virginia Tech fans for cursing
Author: 0 Buzz Williams grabs mic, reprimands Virginia Tech fans for cursing

Duke led for over 35 minutes in this game while the Hokies were down 2-3 possessions for much of the second half and were down by as much as 15 in the first half. And Virginia Tech just played hard. Or at least that's what they said. "That's one of their strengths". Alexander-Walker kept Tech in the game in the first half.

Sports Jon Jones Fined $205000, Gets License To Fight Revoked
Author: 0 Jon Jones Fined $205000, Gets License To Fight Revoked

That decision had already been overturned to a no contest prior to Tuesday's hearing. Jones is considered by many as one of the greatest fighters of all time, so it would be sad if he is suspended for four years. " This situation is like really, really crappy ", Jones said. "I don't understand how any of this happened and how it got in my system". "I've tried to imagine any scenario, someone who doesn't like me possibly doing something to a meal or drink - which can drive a person insane", ...

Sports Woman, 22, mauled to death by lion at game reserve
Author: 0 Woman, 22, mauled to death by lion at game reserve

It had been pursing an impala at the "Big Five" reserve, which is home to lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos and buffalo. The two visitors were taking photographs outside the camp when the attack took place, he said. The death occurred just weeks after supermodel Cara Delevingne posed with one of Richardson's big cats at his self described "intimate glam camp", within the wildlife sanctuary, the Standard reported.

Sports NY Jets Linebacker Arrested In Wrong Way Head-On Crash
Author: 0 NY Jets Linebacker Arrested In Wrong Way Head-On Crash

A New York Jets player was arrested early Monday on drunk driving charges after driving the wrong way into the Lincoln Tunnel and crashing into a bus. Donahue is subject to NFL discipline under the league's substance-abuse policy. "This is a pending legal matter and we will have no further comment", a team spokesperson said.

Sports Serena Williams gets incredible gift from her husband Alexis Ohanian
Author: 0 Serena Williams gets incredible gift from her husband Alexis Ohanian

The billboards feature photos of Williams and the baby, with the caption "G.M.O.A.T". "These just went up on alongside I-10 into Palm Springs", the Initialized Capital cofounder on Instagram . They really can't. If the couple has another child, Ohanian is going to have to do a lot of work to top this. And to make things even cuter, the billboards included pictures of their daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr .! Williams recently chronicled the complications she experienced after ...

Sports Barca 'join Man Utd' in race for Spurs star
Author: 0 Barca 'join Man Utd' in race for Spurs star

Spurs were held by Rochdale to a 2-2 draw at Spotland with Steve Davies scoring a 93rd-minute equaliser to secure a replay match. This season, Alderweireld has struggled with injuries and has made only ten appearances in the Premier League .

Sports Patrice Bergeron Out At Least Two Weeks With Fractured Right Foot
Author: 0 Patrice Bergeron Out At Least Two Weeks With Fractured Right Foot

Bergeron has scored 27 goals and 27 assists with a plus-26 rating in 55 games this season. Riley Nash is expected to replace Bergeron on the team's top line. The Bruins face the Carolina Hurricanes Tuesday night at 7 p.m. The Celtics smoked the Grizzlies last night and this sleeper of a game got some thoughts turning in Christian's head.

Sports Fernando Alonso: McLaren driver spins off in Formula 1 testing in Barcelona
Author: 0 Fernando Alonso: McLaren driver spins off in Formula 1 testing in Barcelona

He was initially ranked fifth but his hottest lap was scrubbed off for cutting the final chicane. "We have an engine that's not an experiment or still new". "The vehicle felt very good here, good potential". "So far, so good", said the double world champion, whose team are expected to be far more competitive since the switch to Renault engines.