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Sport Snow delays F1 testing in Spain
Author: 0 Snow delays F1 testing in Spain

Teams did discuss potentially cancelling Wednesday's session and holding a day of testing on either Friday or Monday instead, but the required unanimous backing was not achieved. Kevin Magnussen was fourth-fastest with Hass. Eventually the track went green, but the cold and damp conditions only saw a handful of drivers venture out as caution prevailed, leading to nearly a complete washout of Day 3.

Sport Swansea set up potential Spurs Cup quarter-final
Author: 0 Swansea set up potential Spurs Cup quarter-final

As it stands, head coach Jos Luhukay's side hold a seven-point buffer above the drop zone and still have work to do to secure their second-tier status, especially after a run of just three wins in their last 18 league matches. The club didn't do better than this in the Cup since 1964, so it's been a long, long time. Swansea, battling to avoid relegation from the Premier League , dominated the ball but would have fallen behind but for two smart saves in quick succession by Kristoffer ...

Sport Jon Gruden is 'envious of the Patriots'
Author: 0 Jon Gruden is 'envious of the Patriots'

Defensive end Shilique Calhoun, a 2016 third. For the last couple of years, Irvin has been the Robin to Mack's Batman, the jelly to his peanut butter, and the cheese to his macaroni. "We need depth in some areas". You don't need to be a football genius. The club was prepared to part ways this offseason. The Athletic reported Tuesday evening that Crabtree will play for the Raiders this season.

Sport Carlos Carvalhal not feeling pressure of Swansea's relegation battle
Author: 0 Carlos Carvalhal not feeling pressure of Swansea's relegation battle

Ross Wallace, who has made seven appearances since Luhukay succeeded Carlos Carvalhal on January 5, was this week ruled out for the season due to requiring knee surgery, while Jack Hunt is the latest Wednesday player to be struck by the injury curse after limping out of Tuesday night's FA Cup exit with a thigh problem.

Sport Why Australia will take down South Africa on foreign soil
Author: 0 Why Australia will take down South Africa on foreign soil

His loss to South African cricket and indeed the worldwide game will undoubtedly be felt, but Morkel now leaves at a time when South Africa's bowling stocks are at their healthiest. That recent Ashes form and also almost 25 years of cricket history both favour Australia . Australia will aim to defend their proud record of not having lost a Test series in South Africa since they made their worldwide cricket debut back in 1991.

Sport UFC Pay-Per-View Events Come To Amazon Prime Video
Author: 0 UFC Pay-Per-View Events Come To Amazon Prime Video

On Cyborg: "I know that she's strong, but I don't think she has that strong of knockout power". Amazon Prime Video is bringing UFC pay-per-view events to viewers in the US beginning Saturday with UFC 222: Cris Cyborg vs. "I checked my weight, I did my training and I felt great", said Cyborg. On her mindset going into the fight: "I don't feel any pressure". All my career I was thinking about this; one day I would fight her.

Sport Lamar Jackson denies reports, adament he is 'strictly a quarterback'
Author: 0 Lamar Jackson denies reports, adament he is 'strictly a quarterback'

Through most of the college football season, Lamar Jackson didn't seem to get as much attention as you would think a defending Heisman Trophy victor would get. Quarterback Lamar Jackson denied media reports Friday that he had been asked by teams at the NFL Combine to work out as a wide receiver. This begs the question, why the hell would you ask a dude who threw for over 9,000 yards, had a 142.9 passer rating, and had a 69 (nice) to 27 touchdown to interception ratio during his college ...

Author: 0 Las Palmas 1 Barcelona 1 - Valverde`s Views

Even after the game, Barca's players claimed they hadn't been informed why it had been awarded, with a Lucas Digne handball or a Sergi Roberto pull on Matias Aguirregaray the two most likely possibilities. On Chichizola's handball, Valverde added: "For me, it was really clear". That form has given second-placed Atletico Madrid hope they can overhaul Barcelona , and they visit the Nou Camp this weekend having won eight in a row in all competitions.

Sport First male gymnast alleges abuse by Larry Nassar
Author: 0 First male gymnast alleges abuse by Larry Nassar

In addition to Nassar, Denhollander has named as defendants USA Gymnastics , Michigan State, the university's board of trustees and John Geddert, a former U.S. According to the complaint, Jacob Moore sought treatment from Nassar in April 2016, during which the doctor administered acupuncture to the teenager's "pubic area and in and around his genitalia ostensibly for the objective of treating his shoulder pain".

Sport Men's basketball: Virginia at Louisville
Author: 0 Men's basketball: Virginia at Louisville

Sophomore guard Ty Jerome scored a game-high 21 points, including 11 in the final 3 minutes, 7 seconds as the Cavaliers (27-2, 16-1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference) won for the 19th time in their last 20 games. But Perry also committed the foul on Jerome's 3-pointer that began the crucial final sequence. Hunter finished with seven points, playing on a sore ankle tweaked in practice.

Sport Cavaliers-Smith Suspended,1st Ld-Writethru
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Smith, who had a history of fines and other issues before coming to Cleveland in 2014, is expected to practice Friday and play Saturday when the Cavs host the Denver Nuggets . In 59 games (56 starts), Smith is averaging 8.3 points - the second-lowest average of his career - and shooting 39 percent. Smith has endeared himself to Cleveland fans with his hustle and knack for knocking down big shots.

Sport Arsene Wenger: Arsenal's finishing to beating Manchester City
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger: Arsenal's finishing to beating Manchester City

Arsenal , by contrast, face a huge challenge just to make it back into the Champions League next season. Manchester City will be looking to finish the Premier League season strongly and they now have momentum after lifting the first trophy of the Pep Guardiola era.

Sport International Olympic Committee lifts ban on Russian Federation
Author: 0 International Olympic Committee lifts ban on Russian Federation

The IOC had banned Russian athletes from competing under the country's flag during the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea because of allegations Russia ran a state-sponsored doping program during the last Winter Olympics, in Sochi in 2014. The IOC subsequently invited 169 carefully screened Russian athletes to compete as independents in Pyeongchang under the Olympic Athletes From Russia (OAR) designation.

Sport Cavs suspend JR Smith for Thursday's game vs. 76ers
Author: 0 Cavs suspend JR Smith for Thursday's game vs. 76ers

The team has announced that Smith has been suspended for one game for 'detrimental conduct.' Head Coach Ty Lue gave few details during his pregame press conference. The 32-year-old guard has started 56 games for the Cavaliers and is now averaging 8.3 points and three rebounds per game this season while shooting 36.3 percent from the three-point line.

Sport RBI did risk-based supervision of bank every year: PNB
Author: 0 RBI did risk-based supervision of bank every year: PNB

The official also revealed that they have attached 34 more bank accounts and fixed deposits of the Gitanjali Group having a balance of Rs 1.45 crore. With Mishra's arrest, the total number of those who were apprehended by the CBI rose to 14.

Sport VAR: 'Comical' & 'embarrassing' review system criticised after FA Cup replay
Author: 0 VAR: 'Comical' & 'embarrassing' review system criticised after FA Cup replay

Spurs came out with added objective after the interval though, and Llorente claimed an 11-minute flawless hat-trick before Son added another and Kyle Walker-Peters grabbed his first goal for the club in stoppage time . Lamela's early goal was disallowed after the VAR ruled Llorente had pulled Harrison McGahey's shirt - but it took about a minute for the officials to reach their decision, by which time both teams had lined up for the game to restart.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo missing, Real Madrid lose to Espanyol
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo missing, Real Madrid lose to Espanyol

Madrid stayed seven points behind second-place Atletico and 14 points behind leader Barcelona . Atletico hosts Leganes today and Barcelona visit Las Palmas tomorrow. Clearly, all of Real Madrid's eggs are in one basket now, but if they were to beat PSG - no guarantee at this point - there needs to be frank and necessary discussion behind closed doors as to how they'll negotiate the latter stages of the competition.

Sport Nadal unfazed by rankings race on return
Author: 0 Nadal unfazed by rankings race on return

Should Nadal be unable to play at the Masters 1000 events in America in the coming weeks, Federer will have a bit more breathing space when trying to defend the 2000 points he picked up a year ago at the two tournaments, though Nadal will reclaim top spot if the Swiss fails to reach the semi-finals in California.

Sport English winter break with a twist
Author: 0 English winter break with a twist

Newport County manager Michael Flynn , whose League Two side earned an FA Cup replay against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium this season after a 1-1 home draw, believes the impact of removing fifth-round replays could negatively impact smaller teams, who split gate receipts from away fixtures.

Sport UEFA announces Champions League, Europa League changes
Author: 0 UEFA announces Champions League, Europa League changes

Furthermore, Champions League kickoff times will now be staggered, with some at 5.55pm and some at 8pm (GMT), similar to the Europa League now. All teams eliminated from Champions League qualifying, meanwhile, will now get a second chance to qualify for the Europa League .

Sport Red Sox officially sign slugger JD Martinez to 5-year contract
Author: 0 Red Sox officially sign slugger JD Martinez to 5-year contract

Martinez said he visited Boston for an exam last week while the team and his agents worked through medical and legal issues. Many prognosticators and oddsmakers have favored the Yankees to win the World Series this season after trading for NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton, but the Red Sox are the defending AL East champs, and Ramirez is thinking World Series or bust after adding their own slugger in Martinez on Monday.

Author: 0 Bottas not to 'waste energy' on Hamilton mind games

Red Bull are hoping their new auto can help the Australian and his Dutch teammate, Max Verstappen , close the gap on Mercedes in 2018. Vettel set the pace with a lap of 1 minute, 19.673 seconds in the German's first drive of the new Ferrari .

Sport Japan unveils futuristic mascots for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Author: 0 Japan unveils futuristic mascots for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

A 17-member selection panel, headed by Commissioner for Cultural Affairs Ryohei Miyata, shortlisted the three candidate pairs on December 7 from 2,042 works submitted by professionals and amateurs throughout the nation. Each class had one vote. The organisers presumably hope that the mascots will have a more successful reception than original Tokyo 2020 logo unveiled in 2015.

Sport Roger Goodell, NFL will fine Dallas Cowboys' Jerry Jones $2 million
Author: 0 Roger Goodell, NFL will fine Dallas Cowboys' Jerry Jones $2 million

The post said Jones had been warned by the competition committee that his action was "detrimental". Goodell is also upset that Jones lobbied to keep Ezekiel Elliot from being suspended over charges of domestic violence. Jones reportedly personally lobbied Friel to be lenient toward Elliott, telling her: "I'm saying this as an owner". Goodell signed an extension early last December, and Elliott ultimately served his suspension following a lengthy appeals process that took place over much ...

Sport NFL signs deal with Pizza Hut after cutting ties with Papa John's
Author: 0 NFL signs deal with Pizza Hut after cutting ties with Papa John's

However, the NFL will announce a different pizza company as league sponsor before the opening of this year's football season. Schnatter blamed slowing sales growth at Papa John's on the outcry surrounding football players kneeling in protest over inequality and police brutality against minorities.

Sport Panthers To Cut Charles Johnson
Author: 0 Panthers To Cut Charles Johnson

After recording 90 tackles and seven interceptions in 2015, Coleman inked a three-year extension in 2016 and helped the Panthers advance to the Super Bowl . Theus , a fifth round pick by the 49ers in 2016, was released by the Panthers on Monday. A defensive captain for the Panthers last season, he also had his worst year with the team.