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To make matters worse he was then slapped with a five-second timed penalty for driving too slowly into the pits. But a slow stop for the Finn forced Hamilton to back off to buy himself some time, in the process baulking Red Bull's Ricciardo for which the triple champion collected a five place time penalty.
  • Jenson Button Primed To Fill Alonso's Seat At Monaco GP

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    The switch has been made easier by McLaren's lack of competitiveness in Formula One, with the once-great team now last in the championship without a point after two races and Alonso clearly frustrated with the situation. "I'm looking forward to pitting myself against the unique racing challenge that is the Monaco Grand Prix ", he said. "I hope Jenson comes back, it would be great for the sport to have Jenson back", said Hamilton, who was Button's team-mate at McLaren from 2010-12.
  • Celtics beat Nets, grab one-game lead in East

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    Simply put, the Boston Celtics must find balance when Thomas is not on the floor and have to find a player to take pressure off of him during crucial points in the game during the playoffs. "So they reached out to me already and had some words". "I'm excited about progress, from the standpoint that we've been consistent in our approach", Stevens said.
  • Vettel wins Bahrain Grand Prix for Ferrari

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    Third place in the championship standings now rests with the other Mercedes driver, Valtteri Bottas on 38 points. "The last half of the in-lap (after the finish) when all the fireworks were there and track was lit up, it was "I just love what I do".
  • Juicy derby clashes on cards as playoffs kick off

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    The Roar and City retained their top-four spots to earn home elimination finals at Suncorp Stadium on Friday night and AAMI Park on Sunday night respectively. The two teams produced one of the matches of the season, Glory claiming a 5-4 win, but it was Reddy's attempt to take on the entire Melbourne City team that has everyone talking.
  • The perfectly good explanation why Daniel Cormier was allowed to weigh-in twice

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    Cormier likes to drag the bout out and Johnson goes for the knock out. Johnson threw a knee, which Cormier caught and used to push him against the fence. "I went all out and don't regret anything", he wrote on Facebook . Jones watched cageside with his arms outstretched as Cormier dismissed his presence, yelling, "Who?" "I feel if people don't want to believe that I've matured a lot, then they don't have to, and it's up to me to earn that trust", Jones said.
  • Russell Westbrook says basketball is only friend on court

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    And for the same reasons as the video. We start with a traditional statistical model which incorporates win/loss, margins of victory, record at home and on the road, player composition, and many other factors to determine team strength. To beat them Westbrook will need to be up at the level he's occupied for nearly the entirety of this season. Westbrook scored 49 points and hit a career-high eight 3-pointers, but failed to score a triple-double with 8 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • Raptors roar into playoffs on a high note

    Raptors roar into playoffs on a high note

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    Even the most ardent National Basketball Association heads have trouble watching every team on a consistent basis, so heading straight to the source for all-encompassing Raptors knowledge seemed like a prudent idea. They shot just 36 per cent on the night. It's never ideal, but we have to bounce back and understand we make it hard on ourselves and come back and fight back even harder.
  • Sinclair treble leads Celtic to dominant sixth straight title

    Sinclair treble leads Celtic to dominant sixth straight title

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    Brendan Rodgers' side needed three points against fifth-placed Hearts to be confirmed as champions after Aberdeen hammered Dundee on Friday. And, with the Betfred Cup already in the trophy room and a William Hill semi-final against Rangers to look forward to, they are on course for the treble.
  • Raptors roll, assure Cavs of East's No. 2 seed

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    The Heat (40-41) remained No. 9 in the Eastern Conference, a game behind No. 7 in (41-40) and a tiebreaker behind No. 8 Chicago (40-41). After his time in music, Parker moved on to write longform Journalism for many different news outlets including the LA Weekly, San Antonio Current and most recently for the Cleveland Scene.
  • Jose Mourinho hails Herrera and Darmian after 'special performance' against Chelsea

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    Chelsea went down 2-0 at the hands of Manchester United on Sunday courtesy of goals from Marcus Rashford in the seventh minute and Ander Herrera in the 49th minute. Rashford's display suggested he deserves to be given more chances through the centre, where United's top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic - rested on Sunday - has started nearly every game this season.