Author: 0 Decision to race Indy 500 'a win-win' for everyone, says Alonso

The two-year deal Button signed with McLaren last autumn allowed him to take 2017 off from F1 competition, but included the proviso that he could be drafted back in as cover if one of the team's race drivers was absent. "It's very simple, we discussed this at length together and Jenson obviously spent 17 years racing in Formula One", Boullier said, "he actually drove the kind of level of downforce we have today.

Author: 0 Fleury makes late start, Penguins rush by Blue Jackets 3-1

But whatever Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan said to his players after the first period got them jazzed and raring to go to start the second period. You lose your first one, but you've got to watch the video, I feel good about a lot of things we did. The Canadiens were physical and dominant for long stretches of their Game 1 loss, pinning the Rangers deep in their own zone with a relentless forecheck, especially in the first period.

Author: 0 Jackson says that a trade might be best for Carmelo, Knicks

He also granted Anthony a no-trade clause in that contract, but said he doesn't regret it. Jackson said he met with Anthony on Thursday. "I can't go back and regret that", Jackson said. After hearing the press conference, Anthony posted a photo of Leonardo DiCaprio from the Great Gatsby on his Instagram account. This is not a situation we're going to dump you.

Sports Rose, Garcia tied for lead at Masters
Author: 0 Rose, Garcia tied for lead at Masters

He bounced back with a birdie and stayed in the lead. Obviously I'm a major champion, but I'm looking for more and I'm certainly looking for my first Masters and my first green jacket. On 13, Garcia thought he put his second shot in the water that guards the green. It eventually was fixed, though that was of no concern to the 37-year-old Spaniard.

Sports Palace chairman Steve Parish sees Brexit as
Author: 0 Palace chairman Steve Parish sees Brexit as "fantastic opportunity"

Palace manager Sam Allardyce also called for reform to prevent the Premier League's "Big Six" cherry-picking the best youngsters at smaller clubs before they sign professional contracts. That's for all 92 clubs. The Foxes have risen to 11th in the Premier League table after Shakespeare won his first four games in charge, but the Eagles could leapfrog them should the hosts triumph at Selhurst Park.

Author: 0 Homer decides 16-inning marathon

The New York Mets opened their series against the Marlins tonight in Miami , winning 9-8 on a late rally spearheaded by a Travis d'Arnaud home run. This was nothing short of sensational from D'Arnaud , who was 4-6 on the night, with 4 RBI's.

Author: 0 Griezmann gives Atletico narrow lead in Champions League tie

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy completed just one pass during the game as the visitors focussed on keeping Atletico at bay rather than trying to create any opportunities themselves. "Maybe we lacked a clinical finish", said the Argentine. "There we anticipate another game since they should assault us". Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo steered his team to victory over Bayern Munich with a double in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal tie.

Author: 0 EPL leader Chelsea loses 2-1 to Crystal Palace

He let's me play freely but there's also structure to the team. Antonio Conte's Chelsea had won their past 10 league games at Stamford Bridge and had not lost there in any competition since September 16. Manchester United are no strangers to regret when it comes to letting players go, just look at how much they had to spend to get back Paul Pogba after dismissing him.

Author: 0 Oladipo lifts Thunder over Wolves 100-98

It was a good experience for everybody, including myself". With Westbrook resting for the first time this season, Oladipo also had nine rebounds and six assists, and the Thunder outrebounded Minnesota 54-35. "Never mind the outcome, but can we do the things that we know what we're going to need to do once the playoffs do start?" A 3-pointer by Towns got the Timberwolves within a point early in the third quarter before Houston used a 10-2 run to push the lead to 76-67 with about nine ...

Author: 0 Chelsea answering every test of their title credentials, says Conte

Consistency has been crucial for the Blues and manager Conte, who won three league titles while manager of Juventus. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has insisted that being put under pressure to continue winning games by Tottenham Hotspur can only be a good thing for his side.

Sports Guardiola praises Hull's Silva as City try to seal top-four berth
Author: 0 Guardiola praises Hull's Silva as City try to seal top-four berth

The battle for Champions League qualification via the top four seems certain to go down to the wire. He said: "Normally, that Steaua game would have been 12-0". "But it's part of our increase". "I never could imagine in Barcelona, Bayern or when I arrived here knowing absolutely everything". In the Premier League , Sterling has six goals and five assists, which is already better than his tally last season.

Sports Philadelphia Phillies: Tensions Rise As Mets Take Series Opener
Author: 0 Philadelphia Phillies: Tensions Rise As Mets Take Series Opener

He entered with one homer in the first seven games. Cespedes transferred that batting practice display to the game on Tuesday night when he connected for three home runs in the first five innings of a 14-4 victory over the Phillies. He faced 20 batters and allowed four home runs. "They said something about a strained flexor tendon", manager Pete Mackanin said. Andersen said they got each other's address for Christmas cards at the time.

Author: 0 Washington County's Gray goes fourth in WNBA draft

I'm happy to have my family and friends here with me. "And with the postseason, me playing well, I put myself in a position to be successful". Coffey's high selection was mostly expected. “What we are seeking to do is infuse some fresh energy and enthusiasm around these wonderful athletes, ” WNBA President Lisa Borders said. "I'm really excited, Coach (Vickie Johnson) has a great plan from what I hear".

Author: 0 Warriors use big fourth quarter to hold off Rockets 107-98

When the Spurs score 30-plus points in the first quarter they were undefeated coming into this game. Curry, though, countered with a triple of his own to bring the lead back up to eight. On Wednesday, the Warriors notched their most impressive win of the season, over the rival Spurs in San Antonio after being down 22 points in the first quarter.

Sports ACC will again consider North Carolina for future championship events
Author: 0 ACC will again consider North Carolina for future championship events

Under the new law, transgender people are free to use the bathroom of their choice, but they also lack any recourse should any person, business or state entity eject them. The NCAA has already moved major events in baseball, soccer, basketball, lacrosse and other sports from the state. The bill was signed into law by Governor Roy Cooper Thursday afternoon.

Sports Chardy beats Edmund to give France 4-1 win vs. Britain
Author: 0 Chardy beats Edmund to give France 4-1 win vs. Britain

The host nation came into the match in control of the tie and took an unassailable 3-0 lead thanks to Nicolas Mahut and Julien Benneteau, who earned a hard-fought 7-6, 5-7, 7-5, 7-5 win over Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot. Viktor Troicki and Nenad Zimonjic beat Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta and Marc Lopez to send Serbia to the next stage. Mahut sank to his knees as Benneteau tilted his head back and clenched both fists.

Author: 0 Series set as Ducks win Pacific, will face Flames

Other than losing starting goalie Frederik Andersen , Saturday night was just about ideal. There were nights of futility certainly, including against Crosby and Henrik Zetterberg, and he got hammered in the faceoff circle (46.8 percent), but generally Matthews held his own while leading all Leaf forwards in garnering nearly 18 minutes of ice time per night.

Author: 0 Harden gets 21st triple-double, leads Rockets past Kings

Harden had 35 points, 15 assists and 11 rebounds, leading the Rockets to a 135-128 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday. The irksome thing about the MVP debate is the narrative that Westbrook and even Harden to a degree are dragging their teams to 54 and 46 wins, respectively, practically singlehandedly while Leonard supposedly has an all-world supporting cast.

Sports Klopp on Sakho sale; Gerrard; Lallana, Hendo returns
Author: 0 Klopp on Sakho sale; Gerrard; Lallana, Hendo returns

We have to decide always after the few sessions he made, like I said after the game, 'how long should we force it or try to use his freshness when he is coming on?' That is my decision at the end. "That they are really, really good friends - maybe best friends - helps us a lot; that they play together in the Brazil national team helps us; that they are both so unbelievably skilled helps us a lot".