Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes

Ambient and track temperatures were obviously lower in the late afternoon FP2 session than they were in FP1 on the Baku street circuit today. However, Verstappen's near flawless day was soured in the final 30 seconds of the session as he lost the rear of his Red Bull at the apex of Turn 1 and slammed into the barrier.

Lakers' Luke Walton: LaVar's claims will initially put pressure on Lonzo Ball

Now, he'll take those talents to the Lakers , and seek to arrive another one of Los Angeles' moribund program. High-end talent is one thing, but good organizations also know how to find key role players in the draft. Lakers GM Rob Pelinka sat at the press conference table alongside Magic and Lonzo and also spoke about the excitement and process of picking Ball.

Andre Ward beats Sergey Kovalev in Las Vegas rematch

As Ward cuts some weight to make the light-heavyweight limit, however, the real disparity in weight is unlikely to be that dramatic. It was a crashing right hand to the head that badly hurt Kovalev and started the assault the that finished the fight.

All Blacks expect to tame Lions, says Read

All Blacks expect to tame Lions, says Read

So if you stuff the first one up you get another one. "You would hope Axel Foley [the Munster Head Coach who passed away this season] would be proud". "It doesn't necessarily mean anything heading into Saturday, but it is certainly something we enjoy, coming to play in front of a great crowd". "There's always pressure on us and we don't mind pressure", Read said.

Momentum crucial for first Lions Test

Momentum crucial for first Lions Test

Howley hinted on Friday that Irish flyhalf Johnny Sexton would come off the bench at some stage in the match, with starting number 10 Owen Farrell moving to inside centre to give the Lions two playmakers and offer more creative potential.

Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million in Spanish tax fraud case

Mourinho is accused of using a corporate structure to hide image rights earnings from the taxman in 2011 and 2012. World footballer of the year, Cristiano Ronaldo , brushed off the tax storm clouding his Real Madrid future by scoring the only goal of the game as Portugal defeated hosts Russian Federation 1-0 at the Confederations Cup yesterday.