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Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo is out of contact at the end of the season, while Mercedes young guns' Esteban Ocon, now racing for Force India, and even the team's newly-promoted British reserve driver George Russell, wait in the wings. So here, with the help of Opta, we bring you 10 fascinating facts to get you ready for the season opener in Melbourne next weekend. "I think consistency is definitely going to be the key".
  • Cowboys will release cornerback Orlando Scandrick

    Cowboys will release cornerback Orlando Scandrick

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    Scandrick himself took to Twitter to thank the organization, his teammates, and Cowboys fans for supporting him throughout his decade-long run with the team, which began when he was selected in the fifth round of the 2008 draft. Dallas drafted cornerbacks Chidobe Awuzie and Jourdan Lewis in the second and third rounds a year ago. Scandrick has been a starter for the Cowboys since 2013, although he missed the 2015 season with a knee injury.
  • Bermuda police searching for missing St. Joseph's University student

    Bermuda police searching for missing St. Joseph's University student

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    Sunday at a bar called The Dog House, officials said. Update 12.14pm: The police amended the place last seen to be the "Dog House" and also provided a description, saying he is "Caucasian of small build, 6 feet tall with close cut blonde hair and apparently last seen wearing a green T-shirt".
  • IPL Technical Committee approves replacement in Mumbai Indians squad

    IPL Technical Committee approves replacement in Mumbai Indians squad

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    He played a total of 40 matches for Mumbai, picking up 54 wickets in the process at an average of 24.61 and an economy rate of 8.61. McClenaghan has been picked up for his initial auction base price of just under $216,000 - having opted out of a New Zealand Cricket central contract to pursue a career as a freelance T20 specialist.
  • Philadelphia Eagles had the best response to Vikings' anti-green St

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    It has become tradition for the defending Super Bowl champion to host the Thursday night National Football League season opener the following season, and the Philadelphia Eagles will do it in September. Outside of the NFC Championship storyline, the Vikings will have Kirk Cousins at quarterback. Cousins has four wins and three losses versus the Eagles as a member of the Washington Redskins, throwing 16 touchdowns to only five interceptions.
  • Penny Hardaway hired as Memphis basketball coach

    Penny Hardaway hired as Memphis basketball coach

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    Former Memphis star Penny Hardaway has agreed to become the men's basketball coach at his alma mater, ESPN reported Monday, citing unidentified sources. Hardaway (right) paired with Shaquille O'Neal (left) in Orlando to create one of the better teams of the 1990s. Hardaway, who played 14 seasons in the NBA, helped drive the Magic to their first NBA Finals berth in 1995 - a series in which they were swept by the Houston Rockets .
  • Floyd Mayweather Says He Will Apply For MMA License

    Floyd Mayweather Says He Will Apply For MMA License

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    TMZ caught up with Mayweather in Los Angeles last week and talked to him about a potential transition into MMA . Mayweather has already begun light MMA training and is hoping to use UFC Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley to help him master the techniques which are key in the sport.
  • No. 16 UMBC etches name in sports lore, routs No. 1 Virginia

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    After being called out by many Twitter users for his prediction, Davis conceded: "I've never been so happy to get so much grief". Losing as a No. 1 seed - as Virginia has three times - hurts even more . The first half was ugly, and the score of 25-20 in Kansas State's favor reflected that. Joe Sherburne , who had 14 points, was huge early in the second half and made believers out of everyone.
  • Navratilova 'angry' at making fraction of McEnroe's paycheck for Wimbledon

    Navratilova 'angry' at making fraction of McEnroe's paycheck for Wimbledon

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    Martina Navratilova, the nine-time Wimbledon champion, has said she found that a fellow Wimbledon champion earns at least 10 times what she makes her for punditry work at the United Kingdom public broadcaster during the tennis competition. "We were not told the truth, that's for sure", she said. But Damian Collins, chairman of the Commons' digital, culture, media and sport committee said there should not be such a large pay discrepancy.
  • Arsene Wenger Nearly Scuttled My Move To Manchester United - Sanchez

    Arsene Wenger Nearly Scuttled My Move To Manchester United - Sanchez

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    Sanchez, the Chile star, left Arsenal for Manchester United during the January transfer window in a swap deal which saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan go the other way in exchange . " He told me, 'I want you to sign here because you are the best player in the team '". A move to the Red Devils was made as Sanchez ran down his contract at Arsenal , and the highly-rated forward admits that the Gunners did all they could to keep him before reluctantly sanctioning a switch.