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Lewis Hamilton kicks off the Formula One season in force

Lewis Hamilton kicks off the Formula One season in force

It put his vehicle in the wall during final practice. Bottas, though, was impressive in his debut for Mercedes, qualifying closer to Hamilton than his former team-mate Nico Rosberg did at this race past year. "I think they will definitely be the favourites but of course we'll find out more going into the weekend". "I think the fans want to see that, but even between all of us, we need this guy [Alonso] to have a good auto so he can get up there and fight with us as well before his times up".


Steve Alford: 'I am staying a Bruin,' not interested in IN job

Steve Alford: 'I am staying a Bruin,' not interested in IN job

I love it here. We have a great recruiting class coming in and a brand-new practice facility. I love it here. "To begin with, it's a lovely place, and our family has fallen in love with it", Alford said. "I am staying a Bruin". Our staff has worked awfully hard. "I'm very, very happy where I'm at, and hopefully that'll continue", Alford said. "I am happy.


Barcelona to name one of its stadiums after Johan Cruyff

Barcelona to name one of its stadiums after Johan Cruyff

The club hope that the "Estadi Johan Cruyff", which will have a capacity of 6000 seats, will be completed by the end of 2018. The statue will be placed at Barcelona's main Camp Nou stadium. "I think the tributes are very warming, " said Cruyff's son, Jordi Cruyff. His Barcelona side won many titles and the player himself won Ballon d'Or three times, a record which stood for around 40 years till Barca's talisman Lionel Messi broke it.


Kawhi Leonard leads San Antonio past Atlanta

Kawhi Leonard leads San Antonio past Atlanta

But while most of the players sitting out should be back relatively quickly, the long-term status for Aldridge could play a key role in determining how realistic San Antonio's chances of catching Golden State for the top seed in the West - and the combination of home court advantage throughout the playoffs and a far easier path through the Western Conference playoffs that go with it - really are.


With Options Dwindling, Tony Romo to TV Could Happen

With Options Dwindling, Tony Romo to TV Could Happen

Look here, friends. I hope Tony Romo is the starting quarterback for our Houston Texans in 2017 (and I feel extremely dirty typing that, but that's what QB THIRST has reduced me to). Cowboys Hall of Fame wide receiver and television personality in his own right, Michael Irvin , emphatically believes that Romo will not be retiring before next season.


Gianluigi Buffon backing Italy to overcome Spain in crunch qualifier

Gianluigi Buffon backing Italy to overcome Spain in crunch qualifier

Refaelov gave the visitors something to cheer with a left-foot effort on 76 minutes, just moments after Rami Gershon had struck the post with a header. With Albania struggling, a second goal seemed inevitable and duly arrived as Immobile directed a header across the goalkeeper and into the bottom-right corner from Davide Zappacosta's superb centre to put the game to bed.