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Sports Ricciardo tops the timesheets in Baku practice
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Hamilton, meanwhile, said it will be "quite an easy thing" to extend his Mercedes contract, which also runs out this year. "It's good to see fire within the people that you're competing with, it's also good to see that they're not ideal because I guess nobody's flawless", he told reporters.

Sports Otto Porter: Undergoing procedure, out for remainder of series
Author: 0 Otto Porter: Undergoing procedure, out for remainder of series

The Wizards have won eight straight playoff games at home, including games three and four against the Raptors last week which saw them overcome a 2-0 deficit. The Wizards can cover the spread by taking better care of the ball. "But at the same time , we played aggressive, we just didn't make shots". But the Wizards-Raptors featured everything, and it was a pretty, pret-ty good game ruined, win or loss .

Sports Penguins' Malkin, Hagelin out for Game 1 vs. Capitals
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Penguins defenceman Olli Maatta chases the puck against Capitals centre Chandler Stephenson during Game 1 on Thursday. Unlike Malkin, he won't make the trip to Washington . As the home team, the Capitals will have the last change before each face-off and no doubt will want their best pair of defensemen, Dmitry Orlov and Matt Niskanen, on the ice as much as possible against Crosby's line.

Sports Eagles draft TE Dallas Goedert in second round
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The Eagles selected South Dakota State tight end Dallas Goedert in the second round (49th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft . Goedert has big potential at the next level. The Eagles traded up and took Goedert one pick ahead of the Dallas Cowboys , who are dealing with the reported retirement of long-time TE Jason Witten .

Sports Two Men Charged In Liverpool Fan Attack
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Sean Cox, 53, is now being treated at Walton Neurological Centre where it's believed he is being treated for a serious head injury. Liverpool fans cheer on their team as they lead 3-0 during the UEFA Champions League first leg semi-final football match between Liverpool and Roma at Anfield stadium in Liverpool , north-west England on April 24, 2018.

Sports 'Embarrassing' FA tweet made Kane sad - Pochettino
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It was very hard to understand", he said. However the scenario dissatisfied me, the truth that it occurred after which they apologised after just a few days'. "Then the decision is for the club, the owner of the club, or my boss Daniel Levy to trust or not trust in myself". Given the resources available to their competitors, manager Mauricio Pochettino has helped Spurs punch above their weight in recent seasons and turned them into serial UEFA Champions League qualifiers, for which he ...

Sports NFL Draft news, rumors ahead of Day 2
Author: 0 NFL Draft news, rumors ahead of Day 2

Their infamous bust list includes Brady Quinn, Colt McCoy, Brandon Weeden, Johnny Manziel , and Deshone Kizer. "I have no qualms about this guy whatsoever as a man and as a football player". But instead, they pick Ward. I'm really comfortable in my own skin. They may have still gotten Ward, and if they didn't, they could have gotten a fine substitute in a fairly deep DB class.

Sports Dallas Cowboys draft Leighton Vander Esch: Instant grade and analysis
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Studying the National Football League game alongside Sean Lee will be a huge benefit, but it won't matter if Vander Esch can't stay on the field. You can now watch anytime, anywhere on SI TV . Of his five career games with more than one sack , one happened in the season opener a year ago vs. the Giants when he was credited with 1.5 sacks against Manning.

Sports Why didn't the Patriots draft Lamar Jackson?
Author: 0 Why didn't the Patriots draft Lamar Jackson?

His story leading into his final games as a superstar for the Georgia Bulldogs was detailed by CBS Sports late previous year, and it's incredibly moving. "The homework they do is awesome", Mayock said. Meaning that the complexion of dozens of white quarterbacks in those years, did not get them any preferential treatment.

Sports Mohamed Salah: Liverpool Forward Voted PFA Player of the Year 2017-18
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Salah and Ings will be eager to make their mark when Liverpool face Roma in the first leg of the Champions League semi-finals tie on Tuesday night. The Egypt global will now be keeping his head down as Liverpool look to book their place in the Champions League final this season. "From my point of view when you are analysing 10 months, there is no player better than him", said Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola of the Belgian midfielder.

Sports Jackson Goes From Cardinal to Raven
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Then Newsome jumped back into the fray after it seemed the Ravens were done. If Jackson is able to develop his pass accuracy a bit, he can be a scary player, but even if he isn't, we've seen highly-athletic quarterbacks with powerful arms and slight accuracy issues have a lot of success in the NFL (Vick come to mind).

Sports US Winter Olympics stars set to miss White House visit
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However, a handful of big name stars are absent. "And, you know, I want to represent our country well, and I don't think there are a lot of people now in our government that do that". "They had a lot more people show up than they thought, and you think you know why, right?" As the first openly gay members of the U.S. Winter Olympics team, Kenworthy and Rippon have used their platforms to protest, and publicly feuded with Vice President Mike Pence prior to the games.

Sports Arsene Wenger's last chance to sign off a victor
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Arsenal's last chance to win, a Lacazette strike from point-blank range, was snuffed out by Oblak, leaving the tie up for grabs as the teams prepare for next week's second leg at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid. As the Atleti coach watched the remainder of the contest from the directors' box, Wenger afforded himself a wry smile as Lacazette - so almost turning out for the visitors tonight - eventually broke the deadlock.

Sports Cowboys' Witten planning to retire, join MNF broadcast
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It drafted linebacker Leighton Vander Esch with its first-round pick in the NFL Draft Thursday night. Witten is fourth all-time in National Football League history for pass receptions and is only the second tight end in history to have more than 12,000 receiving yards, according to ESPN .

Sports Browns Draft Mayfield, OSU's Ward; Bengals Draft OSU's Price
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When the pick was announced during the bottom of the seventh inning, Indians radio announcer Tom Hamilton couldn't help but note the unenthusiastic reaction around the stadium. The Browns have started 28 different quarterbacks in the previous 19 years since their return, and after overhauling the position room in the offseason, they will start at least their 29th signal-caller.

Author: 0 David de Gea will not leave Man Utd, says Jose Mourinho

Mourinho will now be considering which player he wants to hand the armband to from next season onwards, and the Portuguese coach has supposedly picked De Gea and Matic as the outstanding candidates. The Gunners host the Spanish giants three days before they visit the Theatre of Dreams and will travel to Madrid four days later. The UEFA Champions League exit was a painful one, but Mourinho has done a lot of good things at United this season.

Sports Unai Emery confirms PSG exit
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However, they failed to progress beyond the last-16 this season, as they were defeated comprehensively over two legs by Real Madrid . Speaking in a news conference ahead of Sunday's clash with Guingamp, he said: "I have communicated my departure to the players".

Sports Vegas Golden Knights launch official Twitch channel
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The 42-year-old will interact with a variety of guests including players, celebrities, management and Golden Knights fans as they play video games. San Jose has gone 22-22 on the road and they have averaged 2.68 gpg and have allowed 2.93 gpg in those games.

Sports Schalke midfielder Max Meyer latest player to leave for free
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And, in a brief statement today, Schalke confirmed the midfielder would be leaving the club in July. "There were no bad words between either party". "We approach the situation in a professional way". Real Madrid will continue to be linked with Liverpool star Mohamed Salah, according to Guillem Balague. Meyer, who has been capped four times by current world champions Germany, has always been in discussions with the club he joined as a youth in 2009, as he looks to extend his stay at the ...

Sports Europa League: Antoine Griezmann sucker punch floors Arsenal
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Asked if Costa was included to intimidate Arsenal or give his team-mates a boost, Simeone replied: "Knowing Diego Costa, I think all of those apply to him". "We know we will be up against a tough team who will cause us problems and Arsenal will demand us to be at our best". "But you can not give a player like Griezmann that opportunity because he will punish you".

Sports Pelicans pick up 2018-19 option of head coach Alvin Gentry
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However, New Orleans responded by becoming the only team to sweep its first-round series and are awaiting the victor of the series between Golden State and San Antonio ( Warriors hold a 3-1 lead). His numbers in the series against Portland nearly mirror his numbers against Golden State three years before. - Through 8 games in his playoff career, Davis is averaging 32.3 points (258).

Sports Giants make NFC East race more intriguing with addition of Saquon Barkley
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Born in the Bronx, raised in the Lehigh Valley and honed at Penn State , Barkley made some history, becoming the first running back to go No. 2 since Reggie Bush in 2006. Now, the big question for Fantasy owners will be Barkley playing behind a suspect offensive line for the Giants. Over the course of 11 seasons and five teams, the versatile Bush piled up 5,490 rushing yards, 3,598 receiving yards, 794 punt-return yards and 58 total touchdowns.

Sports Braves' Acuna set for major league debut
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Minter worked a ideal ninth, striking out one, to earn the save. According to multiple published reports, Ronald Acuna will be called up to the majors today, joining the Braves for tonight's game at Cincinnati. Atlanta scored a run in the first on a Nick Markakis single and another run in the second inning on Acuna's solo homer. The Yankees were held hitless through five innings and trailed 3-0 before Aaron Hicks' sacrifice fly in the seventh.

Sports 49ers go for offense, grab OT McGlinchey with 9th pick
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That question was raised the moment that Roger Goodell announced that the 49ers were taking Mike McGlinchey was the ninth pick. The need for a new tackle made Lynch's wish list once they were without their top three tackles in an October 29 loss at Philadelphia.

Sports Jordan Henderson Sends Classy Message to Liverpool Fan Injured in Attack
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He is being treated at Walton Neurological Centre in Liverpool . THE Irishman attacked by Roma fans before Liverpool's Champions League semi-final against Roma on Tuesday night remains in a critical condition this afternoon. The club has been liaising with the emergency services since the incident occurred and will continue to do so. He said last night: "The thoughts and prayers of all the players are with the Liverpool fan who is now very poorly in hospital, after being badly ...

Sports Rashaad Penny Drafted in First Round by Seattle Seahawks
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The Seahawks made their run game their priority in the first round of the NFL Draft , taking San Diego State's Rashaad Penny with the No. 27 pick. Penny rushed for 2,248 yards and 23 touchdowns last season, capping a career in which he ran for 3,656 yards and 38 TDs.

Sports Landing spots for Georgia Bulldogs in the 2018 NFL Draft
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New England got a second-round pick in return for Garoppolo, which is one of the bargaining chips it could use to select one of the sought-after prospects in this year's deep quarterback class. The Patriots received the 23rd overall selection in the first round of this year's draft and a sixth-round draft pick (No. 198). Wynn has great athleticism and footwork, which allows him to compensate against some of the best pass rushers.

Sports Raiders trade back, select OT Kolton Miller
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After a stellar 2014 class that included star pass rusher Khalil Mack, Carr and two other key starters in guard Gabe Jackson and defensive tackle Justin Ellis, the Raiders have gotten little production the past three years in the draft. Vanderdoes weighed in on the pick on Twitter after the Raiders made the selection. The Raiders were said to be interested in Notre Dame tackle Mike McGlinchey.

Sports Cardinals, slumping Ozuna face Mets again
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Since they took over this winter, Eiland and Mickey Callaway , the new Mets manager, have vouched for Harvey. Cespedes is capable of significantly better offensive numbers than he is now posting, and more consistent production from him should provide the Mets with more than a fighting chance of maintaining their impressive start to the season.

Sports Lamar Jackson: Selected by Ravens 32nd overall
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But Newsome and head coach John Harbaugh quickly tried to dismiss that. Lamar Jackson is one of the best athletes to ever come out of the NFL Draft and the Ravens got him. A year ago three tight ends went in the first round. Ravens officials later hinted that quarterback could be in the draft plans. Both the New England Patriots and Jacksonville Jaguars were reported to be on the lookout for a tight end, but each team opted to go elsewhere after Hurst came off the board a few picks ...

Sports Redskins select Payne 13th overall in the NFL Draft
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Payne celebrated at a private party with his family in Birmingham, Ala. "I'm just happy to be a part of the Washington Redskins ". Washington's defense finished 21st in yards allowed and tied for 27th in points allowed last season. The Redskins' defensive needs were the ideal fit for this year's draft, which broke towards the offensive side in the first 10 picks. It's always hard to predict the Washington Redskins' first-round pick.

Sports Lions draft Arkansas center Ragnow No. 20 overall
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Detroit plays host to the Vikings on December 30. Ragnow is the second offensive lineman general manager Bob Quinn has taken in the first round in his three drafts as general manager. "It was a very routine surgery". Robinson started six games for the Lions, who released him in November. Detroit won three of their first four games last season and had a 6-4 record, but had setbacks in three of five games to fall out of the playoff picture and the late-season slide cost coach Jim Caldwell ...

Sports Josh Rosen: 'There Were Nine Mistakes Ahead of Me'
Author: 0 Josh Rosen: 'There Were Nine Mistakes Ahead of Me'

I was trying to keep calm, cool, composed. Josh Rosen's draft evaluations did not bring up the usual "concerns". He didn't leave Arizona feeling like the Cardinals would certainly draft him, but he didn't leave sensing they'd pass if given the opportunity.