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Daniel Ricciardo fastest in Hungary F1 Grand Prix practice, Sebastian Vettel second Daniel Ricciardo fastest in Hungary F1 Grand Prix practice, Sebastian Vettel second
- July 30, 2017

So, I think it's going to be close . "Yeah, I think we can do it". "Today was good, it was certainly a positive day, to replicate the same pace as this morning in the afternoon [was] positive". Both Haas drivers crashed at the fast Turn 11, Romain Grosjean incurring only light damage, but reserve driver Antonio Giovinazzi bringing out a red flag when he buried his auto in the wall, damaging the left-hand side. (more...)
After 6-month run, Trump ousts chief of staff Reince Priebus
- July 30, 2017

Reince Priebus had been accused of being ineffective, and orchestrating leaks against the President's new communications chief, Anthony Scaramucci. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In his own statement about the news, Kelly simply said he was honored to serve . When Scaramucci joined the White House staff last week, it became clear that he would have some of the responsibilities and access normally designated only to the chief of staff. (more...)
Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic edging closer towards completing Manchester United move Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic edging closer towards completing Manchester United move
- July 30, 2017

Earlier reports have claimed that Chelsea have already sanctioned a potential deal, but only at £50m. It was earlier believed that the arrival of the France worldwide will see the Premier League winners sanction Matic's sale to United. Matic didn't travel with the team to their pre-season tour of Asia and is now training on his own, away from the clubs training facility in Cobham. (more...)
Lions comeback sets up Super Rugby final at Ellis Park against Crusaders Lions comeback sets up Super Rugby final at Ellis Park against Crusaders
- July 30, 2017

Will the Lions have too much flair and heart for the Crusaders , or will the men from Christchurch muscle their way to a record eighth Super Rugby title? The Crusaders were impressive, holding the territorially dominant Chiefs outfit to a single try - a late consolation to lock Brodie Retallick. (more...)
Red Sox rally, beat Royals in 10th Red Sox rally, beat Royals in 10th
- July 30, 2017

The run brought an end to a almost five-hour game that concluded just before midnight. Leon led off the bottom of the 10th with a double off the wall in left-center. Joakim Soria gave up the game-tying run for his 7th blown save of the season while Mike Minor got walked off to take the loss, falling to 5-3 this season. (more...)
Wenger tells Sanchez to respect his Arsenal contract
- July 30, 2017

Sanchez was due to be back at Arsenal's London Colney training base on Sunday after being given an extended break following the Confederations Cup, but his return has been delayed due to illness. "Your job is to be suspicious and is built on mistrust and my job is built on trust!" There is no basic problem other than the fact the instead of coming back on Sunday he comes back on Tuesday. (more...)
Volkan Oezdemir Makes Quick Work of Jimi Manuwa (UFC 214 Results) Volkan Oezdemir Makes Quick Work of Jimi Manuwa (UFC 214 Results)
- July 30, 2017

The 27-year-old Oezdemir, who had trouble finding opponents after finishing Misha Cirkunov in 28 seconds in May, instantly declared his hope for a title shot against the victor of Daniel Cormier-Jon Jones II. He called for the victor of the Jones vs. Cormier rematch. After the fight, Oezdemir joked with Joe Rogan, "I don't know what's happening with my hands, but that's dynamite!" The fight barely lasted thirty seconds before Volkan knocked out his opponent in the first round itself. (more...)
UFC 214: Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones 2 Main Event Preview UFC 214: Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones 2 Main Event Preview
- July 30, 2017

FOX Sports has set its broadcast team for UFC 214: CORMIER VS. JONES 2 on FXX, FS1 and FOX Deportes on Saturday, July 29. This creates an advantageous angle for Jones, and the second Cormier's lead foot touches down, Jones plants a snapping straight left on his jaw. (more...)
Not singing Vande Mataram doesn't make one a traitor: Naqvi Not singing Vande Mataram doesn't make one a traitor: Naqvi
- July 30, 2017

Echoing Azmi, Congress MLA Aslam Shaikh said, "There are two versions of Vande Mataram and after the Independence, the Government is forcing only one version on us". everybody is free to express his opinion", Pathan said. In his interactions with media, Purohit said that he would urge the Chief Minister to make a rule making it compulsory to sing " Vande Mataram " in schools, colleges, government offices and other places on the lines of the Madras HC judgement, and even raise the matter in ... (more...)
Mariners v. Mets Game 1: Ariel Miranda v. Rafael Montero Mariners v. Mets Game 1: Ariel Miranda v. Rafael Montero
- July 30, 2017

His 10 victories are a career high, despite spending most of May on the DL (left forearm strain). Robinson Cano's fielders choice became a catalyst in the Mets debacle when Mets second baseman Neil Walker misread a cutting Asdrubal Cabrera. (more...)
Six reasons Ferrari and Red Bull are back in the game
- July 30, 2017

With no win since May's Monaco Grand Prix, it is a great chance for the German to go into the summer break on a high and with his championship lead enhanced. "But I'd like to see Budapest and how the vehicle works on a low-speed, high-temperature track, and then maybe we will have a more complete picture". (more...)
Wenger: Sanchez Has Flu, To Return On Tuesday
- July 30, 2017

Only Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku scored more goals than Alexis Sanchez in the Premier League last season. He is now not training with Arsenal because of said cold. Bravo, his compatriot in the Chilean first squad, believes he will always be welcome if he decides to make the move to City this summer. Meanwhile, Manchester City have made their move for the player, putting an eye watering £320,000-a-week deal on the table to the Chile global. (more...)
Dani Alves leads PSG to French Super Cup win vs. Monaco
- July 30, 2017

And in the 64th minute Adrien Rabiot scored the victor to give PSG the win. The sides will next meet in Ligue 1 in Monaco's Louis-II stadium on November 26. Monaco broke the deadlock with their first meaningful chances in the 30th minute as Sidibe latched onto a pass from Youri Teilemans before lobbing Areola. (more...)
Ryan Murphy swims to silver, Caeleb Dressel sets another U.S. record Ryan Murphy swims to silver, Caeleb Dressel sets another U.S. record
- July 30, 2017

The 19-year-old University of Louisville sophomore swam the third leg on the USA gold-medal-winning 400-meter mixed-freestyle relay team, which beat the event's previous world record by more than three seconds. While he was overtaken by Kristof, Schooling did turn on the afterburners to catch up with the likes of France's Mehdy Metella and Guy to salvage a bronze and match his achievements from Kazan, Russia two years ago. (more...)
Neymar starting for Barcelona in Clasico vs. Real Madrid in Miami Neymar starting for Barcelona in Clasico vs. Real Madrid in Miami
- July 30, 2017

The stadium can occupy 65,000 fans at a time . The match will kick-start at 8:05 PM local time . "I believe that all of us are ready for the match tomorrow and I believe that, Cristiano will be with us on [August] the 5th to start the season", said the Real Madrid coach to ESPN. (more...)
Anderlecht name price for Man United target Leander Dendoncker Anderlecht name price for Man United target Leander Dendoncker
- July 30, 2017

Several names have been linked with a move to Old Trafford this summer but The Sun are citing a report from De Morgen that claims Mourinho has now identified Dendoncker as a potential target. "We want to cherish him, but if a club is willing to pay between €25million and €35m, we have a problem", he told Het Belang Van Limburg via Manchester Evening News . (more...)
England vs South Africa 2017, third Test match, Day 3
- July 30, 2017

That left then 178 runs behind Englands first innings 353, which featured Ben Stokess 112 and former captain Alastair Cooks 88. Temba Bavuma (34*) and Morne Morkel (2*) are now at the wicket for the South Africans, but it is hard to see Morkel lasting too long and Philander is likely to be desperately needed. (more...)
Hertha Berlin vs Liverpool friendly Hertha Berlin vs Liverpool friendly
- July 30, 2017

But it makes it special when you get advice from someone like him. The other lads, they treat me like a normal player - it's not like I'm a young kid and so I'm different. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has hinted that he could keep Joe Gomez at the club beyond the end of the transfer window. Milner has travelled with the squad to take part in the Audi Cup next week. (more...)
Arsene Wenger Insists That Alexis Sanchez Is Staying Put At Arsenal
- July 30, 2017

Sanchez posted a photo of himself on Instagram on Friday morning with a caption saying he was sick - shortly after Arsenal had published quotes from Wenger saying that the Chilean was expected to return to training on Sunday . He's flying back as soon as he's in a position to fly back - he has the flu. "For a manager it's a bit different, it concerns what is the future of the club, what's going on what's happening, it has great uncertainty". (more...)
Donald Trump replaces Reince Priebus Donald Trump replaces Reince Priebus
- July 30, 2017

Lee posted the message mere moments after Trump announced Kelly would be replacing Reince Priebus , who was ousted from the chief of staff position on Friday. Both Scaramucci and Priebus travelled to Long Island in NY with Trump on Friday for a speech in which the president highlighted efforts to crack down on gangs. (more...)
Pep Guardiola says Premier League club will try to sign central defender Pep Guardiola says Premier League club will try to sign central defender
- July 30, 2017

The bulk of Guardiola's outlay has been spent on reshaping his defensive unit at the Etihad, with goalkeeper Ederson and full-backs Kyle Walker , Benjamin Mendy and Danilo all being recruited in a bid to make his team more resilient at the back. (more...)
Chelsea need to sign more players - Antonio Conte
- July 29, 2017

However, Chelsea picked up just 11 points from their first 12 league games the following season and Mourinho departed in December, with the London club finishing in mid-table under Guus Hiddink. You need a bit of time to create a structure and to build every season and then to go to fight . "I have transferred my passion into my career as a coach but I have more talent as a coach than as a player". (more...)
Priebus says Trump sought a different direction Priebus says Trump sought a different direction
- July 29, 2017

Keane said Kelly is the "superstar" of the president's Cabinet, and his "strength of personality" will likely curb some of the divisiveness in the administration, although he can not change the players' personalities. From the moment Trump became president on January 20, Priebus was the source of near-constant speculation about how long he would last in a White House riven by warring factions. (more...)
Iniesta Has His Say on the Neymar Conundrum
- July 29, 2017

Semedo jogs away but a furious Neymar has to be physically restrained by Sergio Busquets . It is the transfer saga that has dominated this summer: will Barcelona superstar Neymar stay or join Paris Saint-Germain for £200 million? While running back, Semedo's arm goes around Neymar's neck and the pair jump all over each other before squaring up face-to-face. (more...)
Major League Baseball trades: Orioles get Jeremy Hellickson from Phillies in a deadline puzzler Major League Baseball trades: Orioles get Jeremy Hellickson from Phillies in a deadline puzzler
- July 29, 2017

Outfielder Hyun Soo Kim and Double-A left-hander Garrett Cleavinger were deal to the Phillies , who also will get global amateur signing bonus pool allocation. "For the last year-and-a-half, he has delivered incredible stability to this pitching staff. He entered this organization at the very beginning stages of the rebuild, and he did his job as well as we could have possibly expected". (more...)
Luciano Spalletti denies Chelsea bid for Inter Milan's Antonio Candreva
- July 29, 2017

Antonio Candreva nearly opened the scoring for the Italian side early on, but his effort from the right of the box was kept out by a combination of David Luiz and goalkeeper Courtois. The Croatian winger played a central role in the game and scored the Serie A side's second goal in the 53rd minute, latching on to a pass from Jovetic before applying a smart finish. (more...)
Tulowitzki leaves Friday's Jays game with injury Tulowitzki leaves Friday's Jays game with injury
- July 29, 2017

He appeared to have stepped on the foot of first baseman C.J. Cron while stretching for the bag. He was helped off the field by two trainers. Tulowitzki has already spent time on the disabled list this season. The Blue Jays noted that Tulo left with an injury and did not have more information at the time. The unfortunate fact is, Tulowitzki is as injury prone as they come, having only played more than 150 games in a season once in his 12 year career. (more...)
Two killed in stampede at football match in South Africa Two killed in stampede at football match in South Africa
- July 29, 2017

The crush happened outside a stadium gate, local broadcasters reported, citing officials. Emergency services were not immediately reachable for comment, but Michael Sun, a Johannesburg municipal councillor responsible for public safety, confirmed the deaths in a tweet. (more...)
Di Resta was 'scared, anxious and nervous' Di Resta was 'scared, anxious and nervous'
- July 29, 2017

Massa went to hospital after feeling dizzy in Friday practice but was released and spent the night in his hotel. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel set a blistering pace in final practice at the Hungarian Grand Prix as doubts swirl about Felipe Massa's ability to race. (more...)
Pochettino laughs at Conte's fascination with Tottenham Pochettino laughs at Conte's fascination with Tottenham
- July 29, 2017

Both Jose Mourinho and Conte have both spoken openly about Spurs over the last week but Pochettino's frustration is fixed on the latter, who even placed a price tag on striker Harry Kane . I'm trying to provide the best tools to compete and try to win because that's our mentality'. "I respect every single philosophy and for me the most important thing is to show more respect". (more...)