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Sports Lewis Hamilton believes Mercedes back on course after Canada win
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton believes Mercedes back on course after Canada win

Lewis Hamilton has closed the gap on championship leader Sebastian Vettel after a commanding victory at Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix. Hamilton - still fresh from sealing the 65th pole position of his career which drew him level with the tally of his boyhood hero Ayrton Senna - led every lap in a masterful display at a track which has been so kind to him over the years.

Sports Mourinho's father dies at 79
Author: 0 Mourinho's father dies at 79

A former goalkeeper, Felix died on Sunday in Setubal, although the cause of death has not yet been disclosed. A statement on the Belenenses website said: "At this particularly hard moment, and on behalf of the entire Belenese family, the football club sends all his family and friends, especially his wife and son Jose Mourinho, the deepest condolences".

Sports Aguero will stay at Man City
Author: 0 Aguero will stay at Man City

The Argentine worldwide, who arrived at the Etihad Stadium from La Liga outfit Atletico Madrid in the summer of 2011, has been linked with a summer move away following reports that City are chasing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Kylian Mbappe.

Sports Dwyer, Zusi, Besler named to US Men's National Team
Author: 0 Dwyer, Zusi, Besler named to US Men's National Team

On July 12, the US will meet Martinique at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, and three days later will close out Group Stage play against Nicaragua at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. "It's an incredible honor to represent the United States for the first time, and I want to thank everyone who has helped me make this goal a reality", Dwyer said.

Author: 0 Saints' Nick Fairley ruled out for 2017 due to heart issue

As one of the perks of signing a new contract, Fairley is due to take home $9 million guaranteed, which included a $8 million signing bonus. It was reported June 10 that a red flag was raised after physical examinations by Saints doctors and at least one heart specialist, all agreeing things changed over a 12-month period.

Sports UFC Fighter Craps Her Pants, She And Other Fighters React
Author: 0 UFC Fighter Craps Her Pants, She And Other Fighters React

Kish, who was previously undefeated, cracked a joke at her own expense on Twitter after the fight. And if this is what it seems to be, Kish wouldn't be the only person who had something like that happen to them. That's all changed lately with Herrig making improvements to her training and mental approach to fighting, and the result has paid off with a three-fight win streak, including her latest victory this weekend.

Author: 0 Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

McDavid was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 draft , and this past season guided the Oilers back to the playoffs for the first time since 2006, where they knocked off the defending Western Conference champion San Jose Sharks for their first series win since their 2006 run to the Stanley Cup Final.

Sports My 2 Cents: Kevin Durant Wins Championship With The Warriors
Author: 0 My 2 Cents: Kevin Durant Wins Championship With The Warriors

Kerr's team set an National Basketball Association record for regular-season wins with 73 last season and returned to the Finals, but lost to Cleveland in seven games. Is Durant now the game's best player? Since 1996, only three teams averaged at least 112.0 points throughout the playoffs - the 2016-17 Cleveland Cavaliers (116.2 in 18 games played), the 2013-14 Houston Rockets (112.0 in six games played) and the 2004-05 Phoenix Suns (112.0 in 15 games played).

Author: 0 Ice hockey-Selanne headlines Hockey Hall of Fame 2017 class

Teemu Selanne , Dave Andreychuk , Mark Recchi , women's star Danielle Goyette , coach Clare Drake and Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs are also in this years' class. With the Predators, Kariya had two prolific seasons scoring 31 and 24 goals in 2005-06 and 2006-07. Kariya helped lead his native Canada to gold at the 2002 Olympic Games and a silver medal in 1994, while also securing gold medals at the 1993 World Championships and the 1993 World Junior Championships.

Sports Horn says he has the plan to beat Manny Pacquiao
Author: 0 Horn says he has the plan to beat Manny Pacquiao

I'm expecting him to come inside close to me, fighting toe-to-toe and I'm ready for that. The former Olympian knows that defeating Pacquiao and winning the world title will be his ticket to boxing superstardom. He's undefeated, he's young. "To land the same punch that Marquez did in the fight - the big overhand right - that's definitely what we're looking for", he revealed.

Author: 0 Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

However, it was not all good news as Bernardo Silva went off injured at halftime, while a needless and reckless challenge from Pepe ruled the controversial central defender out of Wednesday's semi-final. "We will move on", coach Stanislav Cherchesov said after Saturday's 2-1 loss to Mexico . Mexico winger Hirving Lozano took advantage of an terrible mix-up in the Russian defence to score an extraordinary goal which gave his side a 2-1 win and knocked the Confederations Cup ...

Sports Jose Mourinho accused of $3.6 million tax fraud
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of $3.6 million tax fraud

On Tuesday, Ronaldo was told to appear in court on July 31, while Mourinho was accused by a state prosecutor of defrauding Spain's Tax Office of 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million). The Portugal global is set to give evidence in his case on 31 July. Prosecutors said he had failed to declare revenues from his image rights in his Spanish income tax declarations from 2011 and 2012, "with the aim of obtaining illicit profits".

Sports Red Sox make flurry of roster moves, continue to battle injuries
Author: 0 Red Sox make flurry of roster moves, continue to battle injuries

Leon (3-for-4) drove in a career-high four runs for the fourth time in his career, with a two-run homer and two-run double and Ramirez hit a two-run homer - the 250th home run of his career. "The first inning was just not acceptable". The Red Sox were seeking to add depth while Pablo Sandoval is dealing with an inner ear infection that sent him to the disabled list this week.

Sports Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals
Author: 0 Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

Following the national anthem prior to Florida's 3-0 win against TCU, most of the Gators left the first base line to return to the dugout. Either Dyson or Byrne, depending on Monday's game, will get the start Tuesday. When a win meant the Gators advancing to the finals and a loss meant going home, Faedo gave his team 7.1 scoreless innings to lead them over the Horned Frogs.

Author: 0 Federer and Kvitova find form in time for Wimbledon challenge

Richard Gasquet defeated Robin Haase 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 while Karen Khachanov got past Andrey Rublev with a 7-6 (8), 4-6, 6-3 in other quarterfinal matches. "I thought it was extremely close, especially that second set". Federer is moving well on the court and looks like somebody who is well rested and confident, as he doesn't have to play his best to win a single match.

Sports Where and when to watch the NBA Draft live
Author: 0 Where and when to watch the NBA Draft live

Jo Jo seems pretty pumped about it. Boston will receive the 2018 first-round pick of the Los Angeles Lakers - if that selection falls between the No 2 to No 5 range. In Chad Ford's latest National Basketball Association mock draft, he wonders if the Celtics might flip the third pick for Jimmy Butler or Paul George , who is on the trading block.

Sports Newcomer Malan leads England to series win vs South Africa
Author: 0 Newcomer Malan leads England to series win vs South Africa

Malan's 78 off 44 balls is the highest ever score by an England debutant in a T20 worldwide and made sure the home side were always going to be hard to beat with a total of 181-8 off their 20 overs. Allrounder Chris Morris maintains South Africa's early exit from the Champions Trophy was simply a matter of poor timing. "I asked what he did and how he kept motivated when you keep getting overlooked for younger and younger players".

Sports Kevin Durant has an extremely petty cupcake hat, and it's great
Author: 0 Kevin Durant has an extremely petty cupcake hat, and it's great

The Oklahoma City faithful spent the entirety of this season calling Durant a cupcake after Russell Westbrook took a subtle jab at his former teammate by posting a picture of some cupcakes on the day Durant chose to leave. They say revenge is a dish best served cold, but Durant apparently believes it's better off on top of dessert. Finally Durant can relax, enjoy his offseason and stop worrying about all the fans who made fun of him for bailing on Oklahoma City - that's all in the past.

Sports Southgate calls for more clinical England after late Scotland drama
Author: 0 Southgate calls for more clinical England after late Scotland drama

A tense Group F encounter burst into life in the closing stages as Leigh Griffiths scored two late free-kicks to put Scotland into a 2-1 lead after Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had opened the scoring. "I think we had three down with cramp as well". Subs: James McArthur (for Morrison, 45) 6, Ryan Fraser (for Snodgrass, 66) 5, Chris Martin on for Ikechi Anya (81) 5.