Author: Rohit Kumawat

Mercedes were expected to be competitive during the Belgian GP weekend after a string of strong performances in France and Hungary. However, the Silver Arrows struggled badly with their new upgrade package. They found themselves quite off the pace compared to Red Bull, as Hamilton was 1.8 seconds behinds behind Max Verstappen’s quickest lap time in qualifying. The grid penalties for the other racers allowed Hamilton to start fourth on the grid. The Briton managed to get ahead of Sergio Perez along with Fernando Alonso early in the opening stages. However, he and Alonso made contact during the opening lap.…

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Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant were one of the greatest basketball ball pairs forged at the Los Angeles Lakers. The two legends brought a great deal of success to the Lakers, winning three back-to-back championships from 2000-2002. Shaq and Bryant were quite close during their time in LA. And it is not a surprise O’Neal considers Kobe as one of the most prolific players in the league. The four-time NBA champ was asked if any active player in the league was as good as Kobe Bryant. Shaq quickly shot down the question, claiming no one was even close to the…

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The five-game winning streak after a terrible start to the season’s second half seemed to have ended the New York Yankees’ slump. However, the streak came to an end after the Yankees lost to The Oakland Angels, the worst teams in American League this season. Things got worse when the Yankees lost their second straight game against the A’s by 4-1 in front of 28,498 fans at the Coliseum. The Yankees scored three or fewer runs for the third consecutive game, and their AL lead had dropped to 7 1/2 games after the Rays beat Boston. The Yankees secured a…

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Red Bull dominated the Belgian GP with a 1-2 finish as Max Verstappen clinched his 11 victories of the season. Sergio Perez secured second place, resulting in a 1-2 finish for Red Bull as they took home the maximum points. The results were completely opposite of what was expected with the new technical directive coming into effect in Spa. Red Bull and Ferrari’s pace was expected to get affected as a result of the new floor regulations. However, Red Bull seemed to have been unaffected by the floor changes as they cruised along to extend their lead in both championships.…

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The Los Angeles Lakers have tried all their might to get rid of their veteran guard Russell Westbrook this offseason. However, the LA front office has failed to offload the $47.1m liability off their shoulders yet. The Lakers have been actively trying to find a new home for the nine-time All-Star. However, no teams showed any real interest in bidding for Westbrook after the Lakers refused to give up their draft picks. The closest the Lakers came to a potential trade was with the Nets in exchange for Kyrie Irving. However, all hopes came to an end after Kevin Durant…

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The Los Angeles Lakers found themselves in deep trouble last year as they managed to finish on the 11th seed. The Lakers had a terrible 33-49 record and could not even make it to the postseason. And seems like the troubles continued for the Lakers. They found themselves limited by the salary cap, unable to make any crucial changes in the roster. The biggest trouble that the Lakers have faced this offseason has been the Russell Westbrook trade. The LA front office has tried desperately to get rid of their $97.1m liability. But no teams have been interested in housing…

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Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso had quite a start to the Belgian GP as the two drivers passed second-placed Sergio Perez soon after the lights off. The Mercedes and Alpine drivers were pushing for second place when the two made contact with each other at Les Combes during the opening lap of the race. Hamilton managed to stay just ahead of Alonso up the Kemmel Straight and moved on the outside of the right-hander to stay ahead. Soon after, the Briton shut the door on Alonso, who was on the inside, and the two made contact. This resulted in Lewis…

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Lewis Hamilton had tough luck at the Belgian GP. The Briton was forced to retire during the opening lap of the race, following a nasty collision with Alpine’s Fernando Alonso. Lewis and Fernando started in the second lane at P4 and P3. Both the drivers managed to get a better start than second-placed Sergio Perez, who found himself behind Hamilton and Alonso quickly. The two drivers continued to push in an attempt to get ahead into the Les Combes Chicane. However, in an attempt to get past Alonso, Hamilton went on the outside of the right-hander and quickly shut the…

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Mercedes have been trying to find their first victory of the season after being stranded behind Red Bull and Ferrari since the start. However, the Silver Arrows have made serious ground in the last five races, securing a podium in each. The German outfit also bagged double podiums in the last two races in France and Hungary. Lewis Hamilton finished P2, followed by George Russell at P3. Mercedes were looking to keep the momentum going with a fresh power unit for Lewis Hamilton this weekend in Spa. However, the two Mercedes drivers had another tough Friday. Lewis finished sixth, around…

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Yankees rookie Oswaldo Cabrera had a tough first five games in MLB, going 3-for-19 with a walk and nine strikeouts. Despite a bad start, Yankees manager Aaron Boone kept faith in the infielder, advocating that his at-bats were better than the stats had suggested. The 23-year-old played in three different positions in those five games due to the team’s offensive problem. However, Cabrera is finally starting to deliver at the plate. He recorded his second straight three-hit game on Friday against the Athletics. In addition to Cabrera’s brilliance, Judge hit his 49th homer, and Gerrit Cole struck out 11 to…

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