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Sauber break cover on 2017 challenger the C36
- February 22, 2017

Zander stated: "Our goal is to establish ourselves in the mid-field". The width of the front tyres has increased from 245 to 305mm, that of the rear tyres from 325 to 405mm, and when combined with extra downforce, 2017 cars could be up to 3-5 seconds faster per lap than a year ago. (more...)
NFL Free Agency: Panthers kicking the tires on Victor Cruz
- February 22, 2017

The Giants save an estimated $7.5 million on the salary cap, as they attempt to maximize financial flexibility before free agency begins in March. Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman was in the Giants' front office in 2010 when Cruz was signed as an undrafted free agent. (more...)
Miami Dolphins trade of Branden Albert will be for a draft pick Miami Dolphins trade of Branden Albert will be for a draft pick
- February 21, 2017

Both players will also need to pass physicals with their new teams. Following an initial report in the Miami Herald , NFL Network Insider Mike Garafolo reported that there is "optimism it'll all get worked out". Thomas is guaranteed $3 million of his $7.1 million salary for this upcoming season, which includes a $100,000 workout bonus. Thomas, a two-time Pro Bowler, has played just 21 games the last two seasons, catching nine touchdowns. (more...)
Three former United States gymnasts detail sexual abuse from team doctor Three former United States gymnasts detail sexual abuse from team doctor
- February 21, 2017

More than 60 women have come forward with accusations against Nassar, the former team physician, who is now charged with numerous counts of criminal sexual conduct and child pornography. Larry Nassar, USA Gymnastics is appalled that anyone would exploit a young athlete or child in the manner alleged", Parilla along with CEO Steve Penny said in a statement. (more...)
Chris Powell: Public education in state really isn't public at all Chris Powell: Public education in state really isn't public at all
- February 18, 2017

For those who worry about DeVos' ability to radically change education, keep in mind that her power is limited. That's interesting because the schools have had a higher profile lately due to the confirmation of U.S. The Michigan billionaire was confirmed in the Senate in a 51-50 decision, the win decided by a tiebreaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence. McCoy's cartoon uses the same imagery to show DeVos being escorted inside a school under heavy guard. (more...)
Days Later, Knicks Lift Charles Oakley's Lifetime Ban
- February 17, 2017

It was all fine and dandy when he was laying people out, taking fines and all this stuff for your organization. Even with his best efforts to trot out Latrell Sprewell and other Knicks legends, the overwhelming majority of support has come in on the side of Oakley from fans and National Basketball Association players. (more...)
Spurs have work to do after Gent take surprise lead
- February 17, 2017

The Europa League is still good to win and we're all ambitious. "I'm disappointed, yes, because we had a lot of opportunities, two or three very clear, before we concede the goal". They will certainly need to play far better than this, where with a almost full-strength team they only had one dominant spell, just after half-time, just before Jeremy Perbet scored the goal to put Gent ahead. (more...)
When Is WWE WrestleMania 33? Date, Location & Start Time
- February 16, 2017

The Kickoff Show will begin one hour earlier at 7 p.m. The main event was held in a newly designed Elimination Chamber . In the match, The Miz was the first man to be pin down. From a SmackDown Live Tag Team Titles run, through Luke Harper's dissension and eventual departure from the group, every month has brought a new and interesting wrinkle to Orton and Bray's dynamic. (more...)
Lance Armstrong loses bid to halt $100 million lawsuit Lance Armstrong loses bid to halt $100 million lawsuit
- February 16, 2017

Postal Service, court papers show. In a February 13 decision, U.S. District Judge Christopher R. "Casey" Cooper declared that the issue of damages "must ... "(But) disregarding any benefits USPS received from the sponsorship could bestow the government with an undeserved windfall. Lance Armstrong faces the prospect of "financial ruin" after he failed to block a $100m (£80m) lawsuit brought by the USA government against him and his former team. (more...)
Kansas City Royals sign LHP Travis Wood to 2-year deal Kansas City Royals sign LHP Travis Wood to 2-year deal
- February 16, 2017

He was 4-0 with a 2.95 ERA in a career-high 77 appearances with the Chicago Cubs last season, holding lefties to a.128 average. But the team is well-stocked with potential replacements for Wood, who was used in a variety of relief roles. (more...)
UFC 208: Holm vs. de Randamie Results
- February 12, 2017

Featherweight title contenders Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie arrive in Brooklyn and acclimate to the city. Both Silva and St-Pierre dominated their respective divisions throughout the years, leading many fans wanting to see the two fighters clash. (more...)
Injuries feared as powerful quake strikes Asia Injuries feared as powerful quake strikes Asia
- February 12, 2017

The quake was centered about 16 kilometers (8 miles) northwest of the provincial capital of Surigao at a relatively shallow depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles), said Renato Solidum of the Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology. Hospital staff temporarily brought bed-ridden patients outside until the aftershocks eased. "Many areas do not have electricity, and the airport has been closed". (more...)
RB coach Bobby Turner also leaving the Falcons
- February 10, 2017

Per NinersNation.com, Lynch did note Kaepernick did contact him and they will have a meeting at some point in the future to discuss things. But a lot of it will depend on what new head coach Kyle Shanahan sees as the best fit at the position. (more...)
Holly Holm To Appear On Holly Holm To Appear On "LIVE With Kelly" Wednesday Morning
- February 10, 2017

This even includes her win previous year over Anna Elmose.who subsequently dropped to 115 pounds, and lost, to Amanda Bobby Cooper, who had a losing record going into the bout. Hollywood and WWE were strongly rumoured, but as we know, she took one year out from the sport and attempted to recapture her bantamweight championship against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. (more...)
National Basketball Association executives think Phil Jackson is 'out of his mind'
- February 10, 2017

Jackson took a public shot at Anthony, saying "you don't change the spots on a leopard". Jackson has conducted a thinly veiled effort to prod Anthony to waive his no-trade clause, an ugly but perhaps effective offensive. Frank Isola of The New York Daily News reported that LeBron James was pushing the Cavs to make a deal for Anthony . "He still feels it's his team and still loves it here, " the source said of Anthony. (more...)
Bulls Fend Off Kings' Comeback, Win 112-107
- February 08, 2017

While Cousins will now likely sit out against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, the real danger is the threat of continuing suspensions should he be unable to control his emotions. The story following the Monday morning shootaround at the Golden1 Center didn't exactly scream that Butler would be available for the game against the Kings. (more...)
Watch Paul Pierce Drill One Last 3-Pointer In Perfect Boston Send-Off Watch Paul Pierce Drill One Last 3-Pointer In Perfect Boston Send-Off
- February 06, 2017

What a statistical oddity it was that both the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics - the NBA's most bitter rivals and historic, title-rich organizations - entered Friday night's game at TD Garden with precisely the same number of wins in franchise history: 3,252. (more...)
Manchester City vs Swansea City Manchester City vs Swansea City
- February 05, 2017

Chelsea were eight points behind Manchester City when they lost to Arsenal in September, but there has been an 18 point swing since then. City, have the most valuable squad and one of the best coaches in world Pep Guardiola, but things got a bit more complicated for The Citizens as the team is situated only on a disappointing 5th place. (more...)
Super Bowl LI will tap tech to give viewers a player's POV Super Bowl LI will tap tech to give viewers a player's POV
- February 05, 2017

Click through the gallery for all the eye candy you'll need leading up to guy day, we mean, game day. Fox Sports' latest announcement to live stream the upcoming Super Bowl LI has simply increased the excitement of the fans. One of the most popular Doritos Super Bowl commercials aired previous year - the one about the man eating Doritos while his pregnant wife is having an ultrasound. (more...)
Matt Kuchar shines in first round at the Phoenix Open Matt Kuchar shines in first round at the Phoenix Open
- February 05, 2017

Like Kuchar, Matsuyama was also able to play a bogey free round and shot a six under 65 on his opening day. "I wish I knew why I play well here but I did hit the ball very well today", said Matsuyama, speaking through an interpreter. "The support I get from the fans here is unconditional", Rahm said. Spain's Jon Rahm, a first-time victor last week at the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego, played collegiately at Arizona State in nearby Tempe. (more...)
Arsenal's title hopes dealt blow by Watford defeat Arsenal's title hopes dealt blow by Watford defeat
- February 03, 2017

Chelsea will be looking tighten their grip at the top of the Premier League table when they take on Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon. "No, I don't think so [it will cause him to miss Chelsea]". Mazzarri's side, beaten by League One Milwall in the FA Cup on Sunday, suddenly looked vulnerable every time Arsenal attacked and had to dig deep to stifle a forward line now led by Sanchez through the middle. (more...)
West Ham vs Man City, Premier League West Ham vs Man City, Premier League
- February 02, 2017

Manchester City travel to the London Stadium tonight, taking on West Ham United in the Premier League. "We're especially pleased because we played good and it's great", Bilic said. The Brazilian striker opened his Man City account in the 4-0 win against West Ham , having watched Kevin De Bruyne and David Silva score the first two goals. (more...)
Super Bowl Live gives flavor of Houston
- February 02, 2017

Fox did not immediately return a request for comment. Mr. Hennion said that the company is evaluating "how to continue with our plan to get the campaign in front of a very large audience alerting them to the One New GNC and the stories of Courage to Change". (more...)
AFCON 2017: Black Stars must win tournament to appease Ghanaians-Kwesi Nyantakyi AFCON 2017: Black Stars must win tournament to appease Ghanaians-Kwesi Nyantakyi
- January 31, 2017

Midfielder Mahmoud Kahraba was the hero as Egypt beat north African rivals Morocco with a late victor at Stade de Port-Gentil. The record seven-time champion, held back by years of political upheaval back home, returned to the last four for the first time since 2010 with an 87th-minute victor over Morocco in the last quarterfinal in Gabon. (more...)
Al-Shabab, Kenya trade claims in morning attack in Somalia Al-Shabab, Kenya trade claims in morning attack in Somalia
- January 30, 2017

The attack came a year after the Al Qaeda-allied terrorist group killed an unknown number of soldiers at a Kenyan Defence Forces base in Gedo region. Al Shabaab, whose assessment of casualties often differs markedly from official versions, typically rams the entrance to a target site with a auto or truck bomb so fighters can storm in. (more...)
WWE Royal Rumble coming to Philadelphia in 2018 WWE Royal Rumble coming to Philadelphia in 2018
- January 28, 2017

That is what I have done the last couple of years. In just a few short years since telling her father she wanted to follow in his footsteps, Ashley Elizabeth Fliehr has emerged from that god-like shadow her father cast over pro wrestling and proven that she's definitely her father's daughter. (more...)
Dolphins warned for not strictly following concussion protocol with Matt Moore Dolphins warned for not strictly following concussion protocol with Matt Moore
- January 27, 2017

Moore remained on the field for several moments before retreating to the sideline for one play, prompting the National Football League and the NFLPA to open an investigation on the Dolphins. "It is important for us to ensure everyone understands and follows the Protocol and that we continue to reinforce its importance", read the letter. (more...)
Most deluded Liverpool fan ever calls 5Live and demands Klopp's sacking Most deluded Liverpool fan ever calls 5Live and demands Klopp's sacking
- January 27, 2017

Klopp, in his programme notes, wrote: "It is in moments such as these, with the focus being on us to see how we react to setbacks, where I believe these players will show their very best qualities". "Coutinho has just got back and before that injury he was the difference in so many games, while Mane is missing and he is the one that gives them the pace and individuality that others don't", continued Murphy. (more...)
Aldridge spurs San Antonio past Raptors
- January 25, 2017

Toronto Raptors star DeMar DeRozan faces at least two games on the sidelines after spraining his right ankle against the Phoenix Suns , his team confirmed Tuesday. DeRozan suffered from the ankle injury in Sunday's loss to the Suns, and with the team scheduled to play a back-to-back set on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Raptors will remain cautious with their All-Star shooting guard. (more...)
Fleetwood credits persistence for second win Fleetwood credits persistence for second win
- January 24, 2017

The 26-year-old from Southport was a lowly 188th in the rankings at the start of September, but has reaped the rewards of returning to his former coach Alan Thompson and employing his friend Ian Finnis as his caddie. The world No. 28's last win was down the road in the 2012 Dubai Desert Classic, and he was delighted to get into contention again. "I'm happy with the way I played and the way I finished". (more...)
Liberty complete F1 takeover, end of the road for Ecclestone Liberty complete F1 takeover, end of the road for Ecclestone
- January 24, 2017

The takeover comes five days after motor sport's governing body approved of F1 being sold to Liberty Media , a USA company that invests in entertainment and sports. While there has been no official comment from Liberty Media or Formula 1, Ecclestone appears to have now signed off. "I still have many friends in Formula One and I still have enough money to afford to attend a race ". (more...)
Venus To Play Pavlyuchenkova in AO Quarterfinals
- January 23, 2017

The 24th seed will meet Venus Williams in the quarterfinals, desperate to advance to her first Grand Slam semi and potentially a final thereafter. Before this week, the 34-year-old Lucic-Baroni hadn't won a match at Melbourne Park since her debut at the Australian Open in 1998. (more...)
Gus Bradley hired as Chargers defensive coordinator Gus Bradley hired as Chargers defensive coordinator
- January 22, 2017

While things didn't go well in Jacksonville, Bradley is a proven commodity on the defensive side of the ball. Fangio was the defensive coordinator under coach Jim Harbaugh from 2011 to 2014. Before that, Bradley coached with Jay Gruden as an assistant in Tampa Bay. Roberts' son, Austin, is a tight end at UCLA. The Chargers confirmed Saturday that Bradley's arrival was imminent. (more...)
Afcon Results: Zimbabwe Warriors in 2-2 draw thriller with Algeria Afcon Results: Zimbabwe Warriors in 2-2 draw thriller with Algeria
- January 16, 2017

Mahrez continued to torment the Zimbabwe defence in the second half, while at the other end Billiat's trickery left Aissa Mandi in a heap on the floor before his shot from close range forced M'Bolhi into a superb one-handed save. Zimbabwe, making their first appearance at the finals since 2006, will perhaps count themselves a little unlucky after playing some excellent football. (more...)
Dana White Offers Mayweather, McGregor $25 Million Each to Fight
- January 16, 2017

While McGregor's disclosed paydays for his last several fights have been short of that number, he is believed to make well above $10 million per fight when pay-per-view bonuses are included. In a new interview , White went off on Mayweather for thinking his popularity is bigger than the Notorious McGregor. "How (is he) the "A" side?" The last major fight that you were in [against Manny Pacquiao], you left such a bad taste in everybody's mouth that nobody wants to see you again. (more...)