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'I'm chill': Hamilton looks to dominate again at Italian GP


After all, Hamilton is racing at a track this weekend where he's dominated in the past. Fernando Alonso missed the opening part of the session while McLaren replaced a leaking connector. The circuit hosted the Italian GP once in 1980 - the only occasion Monza hasn't hosted it since 1950 - before becoming known as the San Marino Grand Prix in 1981 until it was dropped in 2006. Read More »

Sunday cover: Lewis Hamilton back on top for Italian Grand Prix

Hamilton's bad start, and Rosberg's impressive drive, see the gap between the two down to just two points heading to Singapore in two weeks. "Incredibly proud and honoured to be up amongst Senna and Juan Manuel". "I'm sure we'll work on what happened at the start between now and Singapore". Esteban Ocon's Manor cut out again as it had in FP3, stranding him at the first chicane on his out lap. Read More »

#Rio2016 | Sindhu goes down fighting to Marin in final


With the Spanish contingent in the stands cheering her on, Marin grabbed six match points and sealed the match on the second one with an unreturnable smash down the line. On behalf of BAI and Indian Badminton fraternity, I am congratulating her again for marvellous achievement. And try Sindhu did, playing her heart out but ultimately bowing to a better athlete, the world's number one player known as the "Rafel Nadal of badminton" in Spain. Read More »

Rangers coach Buechele misses game for QB son's Texas debut

Texas is a program that has been down but the Horns believe they have a team that is going to be strong this season. They've got a couple of good ones in Malik Zaire and DeShone Kizer , but the receiver position will take a bit of a step back now that Will Fuller is in the NFL. Read More »

India fall short by one run in world record run chase

Evin Lewis smashed an impressive 100 and Johnson Charles hit 79 as the West Indies laid the foundations to mark Carlos Brathwaite's first game as skipper with a victory. Match starts at 10 am local time (2pm GMT). "At next month's annual workshop, the match officials will be discussing a wide range of topics, including the second T20I in Florida", an ICC spokesperson was quoted as saying on " ESPNcricinfo ". Read More »

Schweinsteiger says MLS could be option if unused at Man U

Bastian Schweinsteiger says he is still hopeful he can force his way into Jose Mourinho's first-team plans at Manchester United. "My dream is to play for Manchester United and help them reach their goals", Schweinsteiger said at a German FA news conference in Duesseldorf. Read More »

Jack Wilshere says Bournemouth is 'best place' to develop away from Arsenal

The Cherries were accompanied by Premier League rivals Crystal Palace and Serie A giants AC Milan in submitting a proposal to acquire Wilshere, and it would be the south coast club who prevailed. "We were contacted and asked, 'would we be interested?' We said yes and threw our hat in the ring but the player chose to go to Bournemouth , I think one of his best mates plays there". Read More »

AP Top 25 Poll


Oklahoma and Florida State round out the Top 4 with LSU and Ohio State, which is ranked in the preseason Top 25 for its 28 straight year, trailing closely behind. Oklahoma came in third as the top three teams all played in the straight playoff a year ago. The Coaches Poll also ranked Alabama number one. Oklahoma State is No. Read More »

Michail Antonio proud to make West Ham history

As long as we are winning and they are going home happy they are going to pack this stadium. It wasn't a great game of football, we didn't' expect to play like Brazil because we were missing four out of six of our [creative] players. Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was left to rue the fact that Harry Arter had fallen foul of the new clampdown on answering back to referees after the midfielder was shown a second yellow card for a foul after earlier being booked for dissent. Read More »

Manchester City sign Barcelona goalkeeper


The Premier League leaders will pay an initial fee of £13.75 million and Barcelona could earn another £2.5 million dependent on City's performance in the Champions League. "He deserves what he deserves, I will try to be fair with him". All of which would mean Hart having to be part of a substitute rotation behind Bravo if he fails to find a new club - on loan or permanently - before the end of the month. Read More »

Stalin urges TN govt to move SC on Siruvani issue

Siruvani is a sub-tributary of Cauvery, she noted and said the committee had made its recommendation without obtaining the necessary comments of Tamil Nadu in contravention of its own decision in its meeting on March 28 and 29 this year. At the directions of the apex court, the Centre, in 2013, had notified the final award of the CWDT on sharing the waters of the Cauvery system among the basin states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala and union territory of Puducherry. Read More »

Johnson's double send Mets to 5-2 win over Marlins


New York Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson (3) poses with members of the Maine-Endwell Little League World Series championship team before a baseball game between the New York Mets and the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, Aug. Unsatisfied with a scoreless tie, Yelich took the game into his own offensive hands the next five innings. That's just not Jake. DeGrom's command issues are a big concern to the Mets, however, what's behind those issues is a question which won't go away until he's shown ... Read More »

Serena 'pain-free' for US Open, says coach

USA player Serena Williams looks on after losing her women's final match against Spain's Garbine Muguruza at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on June 4, 2016. "At the end of the day I knew I gave the best effort I could, and it just wasn't enough", the 34-year-old told Yahoo Sports . "I don't think very many people have that characteristic, and seeing that so much is probably one of the biggest reasons why she's done what she's done", said Keys, who just like ... Read More »

Jason Witten: Cowboys can win without Tony Romo

It's unfortunate for Tony that he has some of these things, but I think the last thing in the world we're anxious about with Tony is being fragile. "We're going to have a good bond and we got to do it together". The Dallas Cowboys were planning to miss quarterback Tony Romo for most of the first half of the regular season. "There is no reason for me to stand up here and put a timetable on this, " Garrett said. Read More »

Ethiopia says protesting marathoner to be welcomed as hero

Silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa, of Ethiopia, acknowledges applause during an award ceremony after the men's marathon at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. The plight of the Oromo and the Ethiopian government's use of force against civilians have received some attention recently, but nothing as prominent as Lilesa's defiance. Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic loving life at Old Trafford


Paul is back at his home but still not with this team so he needs also to get to know the players and I need to get to know everybody and the way we play, the simple things on and off the pitch. "We did the mistake only once, so Paul is back and I am really happy to have him back". "If he keeps playing like that, like I said the price tag won't be mentioned". Read More »

EMC to be title sponsor of Boston playoff event in 2017


On the opposite end of the spectrum, Phil Mickelson likely played himself out of contention with a four-over 75. Reed claimed last weekend's Playoffs kickoff event at The Barclays with a one-stroke victory over Sean O'Hair and Argentina's Emiliano Grillo, while Stenson won the Deutsche Bank in 2013 and went on to win the FedExCup that year. Read More »

Two mistakes costly in Rays' 8-6 loss to Boston

Chris Sale of the White Sox and reliever Zach Britton of the Orioles are the front-runners for the Cy Young. That KOd Pomeranz from the game and he still has a 10-10 combined record in the American and National Leagues. Baltimore has lost four of five and is clinging to the second wild card. Odorizzi got the first out in the fifth before Ramirez hit a fly ball down the right-field line that squeezed around the fabled Pesky Pole for his 18th homer of the season. Read More »

Spurs sign Moussa Sissoko from Newcastle


Tottenham are in pole position to sign Moussa Sissoko , with news that Everton have withdrawn their interest in the French global. With a few hours remaining of the transfer window, Sky Sports reported that Sissoko was set to join Everton after the scousers agreed a £30m deal with Newcastle. Read More »

Penn State to commemorate 50th anniversary of Paterno's 1st game

In an effort to move forward from the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal that rocked Penn State, the university has distanced itself from the late Joe Paterno, the school's longtime and legendary coach. "We also encourage Penn State to join the Paterno family in their action against the NCAA, which sought to "leverage" the Freeh Report to extort the university", said spokesperson Maribeth Roman Schmidt. Read More »

Massa announces he will retire with dedication to Schumacher


In 2009 Massa suffered the worst accident of his career during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix. 'After 27 years of my racing career, since I started karting and with 15 years in F1, this will be my last season in F1. Despite this, Massa was back racing for Ferrari the next season. "Thank you for finishing your career at Williams". "I will enjoy my last eight races in F1 as much as I've always done". Read More »

Go-round reaches record speed as Premier League clubs lash out £1.165bn

Manchester City were one of 13 Premier League clubs who surpassed their own transfer records when they paid £47.5 million (NZ$86.7 million) to sign Everton defender John Stones. The Brazil global has won back-to-back domestic trebles with the French giants since arriving in the French capital but will now aim to win his first Premier League crown with the west London club. Read More »

NFL announces 2017 draft to be held in Philadelphia


Philadelphia last hosted the draft in 1960 at the Warwick Hotel in Center City . The league announced today that Philadelphia and NFL officials will have a joint announcement at City Hall tomorrow. There is no indication if Philly will be the host into the future, but a number of cities are already throwing their name into the hat to host future drafts . Read More »

Indians close to acquiring Crisp


This season, he was a combined 3-1 with a 3.99 ERA in 38 games in Triple-A and Double-A. He will report to Triple-A Nashville, with infielder Joey Wendle being called up to fill Crisp's vacant roster spot on the A's. He won't be a difference-maker in winning the World Series, but having a player with his level of big-game experience should be a big help for a young Indians team. Read More »

Larson snags win with sharp moves on restart


It could have been declared Kyle Larson Day in the Irish Hills as he placed himself in the hunt for this year's Sprint Cup championship. "Keselowski and crew chief Paul Wolfe employed a little bit of strategy on Sunday including a two tire pot stop call late in the race to stay in contention for the win". Read More »

Exiled Schweinsteiger still hopeful of United stay

The paper claims Manchester United even agreed to pay part of the German midfielder's £190,000-a-week wages in Portugal. "I'm not saying it's impossible, but it's very hard that an opportunity will arrive", said the Reds' boss. "Let's wait and see what happens in September, October", he added. "My wish would be to continue playing for Manchester United", Schweinsteiger said. Read More »

Big 12 no longer considering East Carolina for expansion


The Big 12 Conference expansion process has reached the first elimination stage. "We are not going to start now". With nobody exactly sure who will be added, it's official that East Carolina won't be one of those schools. The school's chancellor, Dr. Cecil Station, said he was notified of the news by Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby and issued a statement, saying, "I was proud of the support Pirate Nation provided to our efforts". Read More »

Burnley: Dyche's 'minnows' ready for Chelsea

A thoroughly satisfying afternoon's work for the Blues once more , but Sean Dyche's men have some serious work to do for the season ahead if this display was anything to go by. "I must be honest, I think we'll have a problem to reach our targets", he said . "Batshuayi is a Chelsea player and I can decide to play him tomorrow". Read More »