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Monaco Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton speaks out after slow afternoon practice session

Even the normally inscrutable Raikkonen sounded upbeat. "We were good in P1 (first practice) but something went wrong in this session". "We've made some progress in Spain, which was good", McLaren executive director Zak Brown said. "If we all get it together on Saturday it should be a three-way fight". "I want him [Vettel] to be at his best when he gets in the vehicle so I don't have any intention of playing psychological wars outside the auto".



Murray looks to French Open to rediscover his form

Last year's runner-up Murray has won his two previous meetings with world number 85 Kuznetsov - in the third round of the 2014 US Open and again on hard court in Beijing last year. Thiem's run to the semis past year and his recent victory over Nadal in Rome prove he can't be taken lightly. "Last year, I just played and there was pressure", Kerber said, "but this year is more like, 'OK, the expectations are bigger'".



Golden State Warriors must avoid complacency before Finals begin

Stephen Curry scored 36 points and Kevin Durant added 29 points and 12 rebounds as the Golden State Warriors strolled to a 129-115 win over San Antonio Spurs on Monday to complete a four-game sweep of the Western Conference finals. Ginobili finished with 15 points in 32 minutes. "I feel like we could definitely be better", Durant said. San Antonio's adjustment didn't work out.



That's how racing should be, declares triumphant Hamilton

And with the combination of a tow and DRS he sailed around the outside of Vettel at turn one to reclaim the lead he had lost at the start. By contrast, Verstappen's first Spanish Grand Prix since winning a year ago was ended by an early incident that also involved Kimi Raikkonen and Bottas.


Fisher rejoins Predators at practice, questionable for Final

Fisher rejoins Predators at practice, questionable for Final

Nashville split the regular-season games against Pittsburgh, winning 5-1 in Nashville on October 22 and losing 4-2 in Pittsburgh on January 31. I think we should have been there this year. "It's kind of cruel to describe it that way, but that's the reality of sports". He took a knee from Anaheim defenseman Josh Manson off the right side of his head and hasn't played since.


Kvitova return adds sparkle to tough-to-call French Open

Kvitova return adds sparkle to tough-to-call French Open

Roger Federer will miss the French Open in a bid to manage his body ahead of the grass season. The nine-time Roland Garros champ had to withdraw from last year's tournament with a nagging wrist injury, but looked very risky on the dirt as always.