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The physical challenge behind F1 drivers’ ‘love-hate’ relationship with the Singapore GP

[ad_1] SINGAPORE -- For Formula One drivers, the Singapore Grand Prix represents the toughest physical challenge of the year. A combination of heat, humidity and a race that regularly runs to its two-hour time limit, makes for a serious workout for the body. Add into the mix the mental challenge of threading a car between concrete barriers at speeds of over 180mph, and the race in Singapore is truly a

Hughes powers Devils past Rangers for preseason win

[ad_1] Jack Hughes had a goal and an assist, leading the New Jersey Devils to a 4-2 preseason win over the New York Rangers on Friday night. Hughes, the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, centered a line with Taylor Hall and Kyle Palmieri. It was Hall’s first game since December after he had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. The 18-year-old Hughes opened the scoring with a breakaway

Tampa Bay Lightning 3, Nashville Predators 1

[ad_1] In Tampa Bay, reigning NHL MVP Nikita Kucherov scored two third-period goals to lead the Lightning to a 3-1 win over the Nashville Predators. Alexander Volkov also scored in the third for Tampa Bay, which trailed 1-0 after two. Kucherov’s first goal, at 19:21, was the game winner. His second, 23 second later, ended the scoring. Curtis McElhinney made 31 saves for the Lightning. Calle Jarnkrok scored for Nashville,
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Alonso slugs 50th, now 2 away from Judge’s mark

[ad_1] Another night, another powerful statement from Pete Alonso.The rookie New York Mets slugger on Friday hit his 50th home run of the season, sending a towering two-run shot to deep right-center field to help send the Mets to an 8-1 win against the Reds in Cincinnati.Alonso continues to chase the rookie home run record. New York Yankees slugger Aaron Juge set it with 52 in 2017, but Alonso is
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Another QB blow for USC as Slovis takes hard hit

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES -- USC starting quarterback Kedon Slovis left Friday's game against No. 10 Utah after absorbing a big hit on the second play from scrimmage.Slovis, a freshman making his third start in relief of JT Daniels, was hit by Utah star defensive tackle Leki Fotu after throwing a pass to Amon-Ra St. Brown for an 8-yard gain. He remained on the ground for several minutes before walking to

DE Ansah cleared for Seahawks debut Sunday

[ad_1] 8:13 PM ETBrady HendersonESPN RENTON, Wash. -- Ezekiel Ansah is all set for his Seattle Seahawks debut.According to Pete Carroll, the one-time Pro Bowl pass-rusher is expected to play extensively Sunday against the visiting New Orleans Saints."Ziggy's ready to play, ready to play football," Carroll said Friday. "So we're excited to see that. It's been a really good process to get him to this, where he's in good shape,

Keselowski wins pole for Cup race at Richmond

[ad_1] RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Brad Keselowski has won the pole for Saturday night’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway. Keselowski earned his second career pole at Richmond and the 17th of his career with a lap at 127.185 miles per hour. It will be his 16th top-10 start in 28 races this year. Keselowski says he never attempted a qualifying run earlier in the day because the conditions
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Sorting out the current landscape of professional women’s hockey

[ad_1] Hockey season is about to begin, but there has never been more uncertainty in the women's game.It's a paradox. Girls hockey is among the fastest-growing sports in America. Programs are also sprouting up in places like Kuwait, while China is launching a program ahead of the 2022 Olympics in Beijing. In 2018, the IIHF shared that there are now nearly 200,000 women playing hockey across the world -- up