The top three finished the afternoon in the same order as they had ended the opening 90 minutes of practice. "We were there two races but it's no good having maybe the fastest vehicle if we're not winning with it", said Ricciardo. The Briton, like Vettel a four times world champion, has won in Shanghai an unprecedented five times. He also spoke of Red Bull and how the team was underperforming compared to the form they showcased during the pre-season testing.
The Hornets only made the playoffs once under his guidance - a 43-39 record in 2014 - and resulted in a 4-0 sweep to the Miami Heat that year. Clifford, a defense-oriented coach, struggled to put together teams that could stop opponents in his final two seasons, in part because of a lack of bench strength.
It's the third season in a row Burfict will begin with a suspension, this time for a violation of the league's performance-enhancing drug policy. The NFL then suspended Burfict the first three games of 2017 for an illegal hit he made on a Chiefs player in a preseason game.
The Sixers have won a franchise record 16 straight which also sets a league record for the best winning streak to end a season. Embiid spoke to reporters about the probability of him playing in the first game Saturday prior to the Sixers' season finale on Wednesday night, as the Inquirer's Keith Pompey wrote .
L. Rahul's fastest fifty took R. Ashwin's team to a smooth victory over Delhi Daredevils in Mohali. Preview: Bottom-placed Royal Challengers Bengaluru ( RCB ) will take on third-placed Kings XI Punjab ( KXIP ) in their second match of the Indian Premier League ( IPL ) in Bengaluru on Friday.
Everyone expected the Predators to make the postseason, but no one pegged the Avalanche as a playoff team. However, Nathan MacKinnon helped carry this young team across the finish line. Colorado would love nothing more than to prove the naysayers wrong. With how the Predators like to play fast and aggressive, tending to lead to an over-abundance of penalties, they could end up biting Nashville and potentially swinging the outcome of the series.
The first legs will be on April 24 and 25, with the result legs on May 1 and 2. But the Turin outfit's dreams were dealt a crushing blow after Cristiano Ronaldo proved to be the scourge of Juventus yet again after he dispatched a 97th minute penalty .
Minnesota announced Whalen's return to coach her alma mater on Thursday. "At every level, basketball has given me so much", Whalen said in a statement . "I would like to thank Coach Reeve and the Lynx organization for their support during this process". "I'm very excited about our upcoming season and I look forward to returning to a renovated Target Center and playing in front of our great fans".
Debutant Divya Kakran won bronze medal in the women's freestyle 68 kg by outplaying Bangladesh's Sherin Sultana 4-0, a victory by fall. The host team has won 62 gold medals so far. Gold Coast: Two Indian athletes were kicked out of the Commonwealth Games on Friday after syringes were found in their accommodation, a breach of tournament rules.
Neeraj stuttered further and finished fifth in the competition. On his victory, Virender Sehwag congratulated the three shooters who won the medal. Twenty years later, Anish Bhanwala has become the country's youngest ever gold-medalist.
I mean for the last three years, the guy has been absolutely lights out, and now you still want to sit here and debate who should be MVP when he leads the league in scoring (30.4 points per game), his assists numbers (8.8 per) are off the charts, they have the best record in the league (65-16).
The Bruins' second goal with the man advantage came after the Leafs wasted two power-play chances of their own earlier in the period. At least Marchand was, but with his mouth, not his words. Can Toronto be responsible enough to not be exposed by Boston's defensive pressure without getting worn down over a seven-game series? Toronto never looked this out of place in all of their series against Washington past year.
The matter has prompted Australia's Border Force to monitor the situation. "Right now we are anxious about safety and welfare of the athletes and we are taking this very seriously and monitoring the situation with team Cameroon ". "Frankly, the bottom line is it happens regularly within Australia , there is a mechanism in place to deal with it and I don't get too excited by this", he told reporters Wednesday.
Channel Nine will be concentrating on its tennis coverage after last month announcing it had secured the rights to the Australian Open for five years from 2020 to 2024. In an ASX announcement, Seven Media affirms a deal has been confirmed, but not yet signed. Nine was reportedly losing more than $20-30 million a year on the cricket and only making a profit when the Ashes series rolls around (they'll still be broadcasting the upcoming 2019 series).
David Humphreys, a major Greitens donor during the 2016 gubernatorial campaign, added his voice Thursday to those calling for the governor to step down, saying he was "deeply disappointed" by the report's claims. Louis grand jury indicted the governor on suspicion of invasion of privacy, a felony. Congresswoman Vicky Hartzer says the report "surpasses disturbing" and is "disgusting".
The WNBA draft is April 12 at the Nike headquarters in NY. The second and third rounds will air on ESPNU. The Seattle Storm selected former UCLA guard Jordin Canada as the fifth pick in the WNBA draft Thursday afternoon. She also chronicled her journey to the draft with the Associated Press, sat for countless interviews with dozens of media outlets and drew the majority of the camera flashes as she walked the orange carpet at the Nike New York Headquarters in a pink jumpsuit with her ...
In the end, Arsenal would salvage a draw and claim the tie 6-3 overall. There was still some Premier League interest in the Europa League with Arsenal still going strong, and a 4-1 first leg win against CSKA Moscow would surely five them a comfortable evening in the second leg.
More from Conor in pictures . While Bisping is sympathetic to McGregor sticking up for his friend Artem Lobov, who was involved in a separate adjustment with Khabib Nurmagomedov earlier in the week that reportedly led the former lightweight champion to seek retribution, he says enough is enough with this kind of behavior.
The France worldwide has found game time hard to come by under Jose Mourinho lately, and has slipped down the pecking order behind January signing Alexis Sanchez and fellow youngster Marcus Rashford . "I wasn't aware of it before I saw it and it's something to be proud of", he said. Things have improved in the ongoing season though with the France global coming up with returns of 11 goals and 10 assists in 40 appearances across all competitions.
A top priority, if not the biggest, seems to be securing a long-term replacement for Nate Solder. Baker is known for his speed and that is what the Patriots lacked at the position a year ago. Having played for Urban Meyer and Greg Schiano, Belichick would be able to get some good intel. Darnold is the best quarterback in this draft class, and he put an exclamation point on that during his Pro Day.
Social media buzzed over the contract requests from Landry with many believing he had overvalued his worth and as a slot receiver wasn't worth more than $12 million annually. But, if you thought Cleveland was just a pit stop for Landry on the way to more lucrative pay day with another team down the road, think again. With Landry locked up for the long term, he is now set to lead a young and talented Browns receiving corps that also features the mercurial Josh Gordon as well as former ...
So what will the brackets produce for a 2018 NBA Finals matchup? In the Western Conference, the Minnesota Timberwolves clinched the final playoff spot with an overtime win over the Denver Nuggets in a winner-take-all game. Denver - victor of six straight to give itself this chance - is trying to get to the postseason for the first time since 2013. Again, you can make a case for some of these teams towards the bottom to be higher, but as far as the general excitement for them, I think ...
However, it doesn't offer access to content on ESPN; this is a supplemental app, and won't include NFL or NBA games, but will include MLB and MLS. Furthermore, if the cord-cutting trend really picks off and the original ESPN suffers, then there is a streaming platform ready to start offering ESPN content over their, directly.
The Patriots , who have picks 23 and 31 in the first round, are on the hunt for another QB to groom as Brady's eventual successor after trading away Jimmy Garoppolo . With rumors of the Patriots interest in Jackson starting to heat up, one might think Brady would feel threatened. The Patriots have four of the top 63 picks at this year's draft, and Bill Belichick's love of draft day trades suggests his team will be active when it comes to shipping out picks and assets.
The Seahawks are searching for a backup quarterback behind Russell Wilson . Seattle still is considering bringing in Kaepernick for a tryout, and no decisions are final, a source said . All that said, Kaepernick is also responsible for some of the vitriol aimed his way. Despite mannequins with arms getting jobs across the NFL , Kaepernick has remained on the sidelines due nearly certainly to his protest on the sideline prior to games.