Football

Derek McInnes position ‘untenable’ at Aberdeen, says fans’ group chairman

Derek McInnes is discussing his Aberdeen future following Rangers’ approach Derek McInnes’ position as manager of Aberdeen is becoming “untenable”, according to a fans’ representative. The 46-year-old was the subject of an approach from Rangers on Tuesday, with the Dons denying permission for talks. McInnes has since met chairman Stewart Milne to discuss his future. […]

Football

Dan Ashworth: FA technical director’s position untenable – Dame Heather Rabbatts

Dan Ashworth is the Football Association’s technical director Dan Ashworth’s position as the Football Association’s technical director is “untenable”, says former board member Dame Heather Rabbatts. Ashworth appeared at a parliamentary inquiry on Wednesday over the FA’s handling of discrimination claims against ex-England women boss Mark Sampson. “There’s a feeling sometimes that these issues of […]

Basketball

Fantasy NBA — Breaking out each position into draft tiers

As long as we continue to designate positions to every player in fantasy basketball, the same questions will be asked around this time of year every season: Which positions are the deepest and which are the shallowest? The fantasy value of these stars is in flux after they changed teams during the offseason. Who is […]

Formula

Japanese GP: Lewis Hamilton position ‘not comfortable at all’

They get into Formula 1 early in Japan: Lewis Hamilton high-fives a young fan while signing autographs at Suzuka Lewis Hamilton says he is “not comfortable at all” with his position in the championship despite a sizeable lead over rival Sebastian Vettel. The Mercedes driver is 34 points ahead of Vettel heading into Sunday’s Japanese […]

Basketball

Forget ADP in fantasy hoops. You want CDP (Cregan draft position)!

We all make mistakes. Overvaluing volume — especially points per game — over efficiency. An eventful summer in the NBA will make for an exciting 2017-18 fantasy hoops season. Create or join an ESPN Fantasy Basketball league today! Sign up for free! Undervaluing positional and categorical scarcity. Overvaluing large market hype. Championship contender hype. Rookie […]

Formula

Lewis Hamilton ‘surprised’ to take pole position in Malaysia

Hamilton equalled Michael Schumacher’s record of five poles at Sepang Lewis Hamilton said he was surprised to take pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix after a difficult weekend. The Briton’s Mercedes team struggled throughout practice, lagging behind Ferrari and Red Bull but he took pole from Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen by 0.045 seconds. “We had […]

Formula

Singapore Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel storms to stunning pole position

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel stormed to a stunning pole position at the Singapore Grand Prix as title rival Lewis Hamilton managed only fifth. Vettel was 0.323 seconds quicker than Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, who edged out team-mate Daniel Ricciardo. Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen was 0.578secs slower than the German, with Hamilton 0.635s adrift of Vettel. The result […]