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Hamilton leads Verstappen as McLaren starts strongly in Austria

Hamilton leads Verstappen as McLaren starts strongly in Austria

Hamilton, equipped with the yellow-ringed Soft tyres, clocked a lap of 1:05.975 to finish comfortably clear of the opposition during the first 90-minute session for the Austrian Grand Prix. Both McLaren drivers used the ultrasoft tire for their best laps, as did Esteban Ocon for Force India in 10th place. Valtteri Bottas recovered from a Turn 1 spin to place third, while title leader Sebastian Vettel placed fourth, having also rotated his auto at the corner. Consulte Mais Informação

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Michel Platini Loses Latest Appeal of FIFA Ban

Michel Platini Loses Latest Appeal of FIFA Ban

The first civil law chamber of the Federal Court of Lausanne upheld the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling from May of a year ago. Platini was initially banned for eight years by FIFA's ethics committee in December 2015. Platini, who has denied wrongdoing, was banned from football along with Sepp Blatter, the former FIFA head who approved the payment. Blatter remains the subject of a criminal proceeding opened by Swiss federal prosecutors for suspected mismanagement of Federation ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Go Tribe! Indians score huge win over Padres, 11-2

Go Tribe! Indians score huge win over Padres, 11-2

After scoring only two runs in the first two games of the series, the Indians scored three runs in the first inning off Lamet. The Indians added two more runs in the third inning. In the eighth, the pile-on continued with a two-out, two-RBI double by Chisenhall, giving him 49 RBI this season. The Indians got one of those runs back when Encarnacion led off the fifth inning with a booming home run over the center field wall to push the lead to 6-2, sending Lamet to the showers. Consulte Mais Informação

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Horn brushes off Pacquiao call to review loss

Horn brushes off Pacquiao call to review loss

That decision was widely criticised, though, and in an unprecedented step, the World Boxing Organisation said they will honour a request from the Philippines Games and Amusements Board citing "possible miscalls by the referee and judges". And even though the aftermath of the fight was tainted with supporters' claims of an unfair result, Horn impressed with an empowering, aggressive display to take the fight and the WBO welterweight title by unanimous decision after 12 rounds. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kyle Schwarber Returning to Chicago Cubs

Kyle Schwarber Returning to Chicago Cubs

Jay, who typically plays outfield for the Cubs, pitched the top of the 9th inning in an 11-2 loss. Schwarber is in the lineup for the afternoon game against the Milwaukee Brewers , batting fifth and playing left field. He smashed a solo home run, his fourth in two days, in the frame to give the Cubs a 5-2 lead. "We were pretty much on-board that he looked right and it was time to bring him back", Cubs manager Joe Maddon said . Consulte Mais Informação

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Raising the Minimum Wage is Not Just Bad for Business Owners

Raising the Minimum Wage is Not Just Bad for Business Owners

Perversely and not without irony, a motivation for states to enact higher-than-beneficial minimum wage levels is that doing so reduces Medicaid rolls by pushing part-time and low-wage workers above income eligibility restrictions. As pointed out here many times, demanding a statewide minimum wage puts the workers of Fresno in the same boat with workers of San Francisco, two places where cost-of-living varies widely. Consulte Mais Informação

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Rudy Gay agrees to two-year deal with the San Antonio Spurs

Rudy Gay agrees to two-year deal with the San Antonio Spurs

Gay opted out of $14 million in the final year of his contract with the Kings. The agreement is a 2-year deal worth $17 million-plus with a player option for the second year, Wojnarowski reports . He typically plays small forward, but can also play the shooting guard position depending on where the Spurs need him. That may quiet down now that the Spurs have agreed to a new contract with Rudy Gay , but if the team struggles to begin the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season, fans ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Federer cruises to second-round win

Federer cruises to second-round win

Djokovic will next face Ernests Gulbis of Latvia, who shocked Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (3). Djokovic was unstoppable against Pavlasek on a sweltering Court One. "It was a very warm, very hot day", he said. We preview Wimbledon's Day 4 by the numbers . He pinned his Czech opponent behind the baseline with unerring groundstrokes off both wings, moving him from side to side and forcing error after error. Consulte Mais Informação

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Singapore PM's siblings say they hope to resolve family feud

Singapore PM's siblings say they hope to resolve family feud

The two younger Lee siblings had said they were looking forward to discussing the matter with PM Lee "without the involvement of lawyers or government agencies". He said he has already refuted them and stand by what he has said. "It would have been improper and irresponsible", Hsien Loong who is now in Germany for an official visit and to attend the G20 Leaders' Summit, however, said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Chris Paul puts Rockets in 'weapons race' with Warriors, GM says

Chris Paul puts Rockets in 'weapons race' with Warriors, GM says

Another player that has been linked to the team is the Indiana Pacers' Paul George . Along with Dekker, the Clippers also will be receiving guards Patrick Beverley and Lou Williams along with a protected 2018 first-round pick. No, it was Chris Paul who got dealt from the Clippers to the Rockets in a deal reported by Yahoo! The Wizards already have a point guard, so they weren't interested in Paul . Consulte Mais Informação

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