PORTIMAO, Portugal — British driver Lewis Hamilton made Formula One history on Sunday, winning the Portuguese Grand Prix for a 92nd career victory to move one ahead of German great Michael Schumacher.

Hamilton finished nearly 25.6 seconds ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas and 34.5 clear of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen for his eighth win of another dominant season. He also took an extra point for the fastest lap to extend his huge championship lead to 77 points over Bottas with just five races left.

Hamilton won his first F1 race in 2007 and first title the following year. But

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Ali Adnan and Tosaint Ricketts each scored a goal as the Vancouver Whitecaps defeated the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 at Providence Park in Portland, Ore.

The Whitecaps hoped to remain in a playoff position in the Western Conference standings with a win. They entered the game in a three-way tie for the eighth and final playoff spot with Real Salt Lake and Houston. Vancouver’s win now puts them level with San Jose on points as they both are tied for seventh place, but the ‘Caps have two more victories than the ‘Quakes.

The Whitecaps found themselves down

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Justin Thomas wasn’t playing poorly. It only felt that way Saturday at the Zozo Championship at Sherwood, where being a few shots under par means losing ground. He was 3 under and already had lost the lead he had at the start.

The final hour changed everything — his score, his position, even his outlook.

Thomas got one good break, made two good birdie putts and wound up with a 5-under 67 that gave him a one-shot lead over Jon Rahm going into the final round.

“Didn’t have my best stuff by any means, but to

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Khabib Nurmagomedov knelt in the centre of the Octagon and wept.

Moments earlier, the undefeated lightweight champion choked Justin Gaethje unconscious to defend his title in the UFC 254 main event in his first fight since the passing of his father.

The win bumped Nurmagomedov’s UFC record to 13-0 and his overall mixed martial arts record to 29-0, however fight fans won’t get to see him attempt a 30th consecutive victory because during his post-fight interview, the 32-year-old global superstar from Dagestan announced his retirement.

“This was my last fight,” Nurmagomedov said. “No way I’m going to come here without

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — IndyCar opened the second week of March giddy to finally start its season. The coronavirus seemed so far away from the downtown streets of St. Petersburg and teams poured into the city eager to shake off six months of rust and race again.

The NBA suspended its season just hours before IndyCar’s drivers had their track inspection. City officials fretted over the event and banned spectators. Formula One then cancelled its race in Australia and IndyCar abbreviated its weekend.

Still, they would race.

“I remember being like, `Oh, we live in America, it will never happen

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COLOGNEY — Montreal’s Felix Auger-Aliassime lost to Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman 4-6, 7-5, 4-6 in the semifinal of the Cologne Championship on Saturday.

Schwartzman will face top-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany in Sunday’s final.

Zverev advanced by beating Jannik Sinner, Italy, 7-6 (3), 6-3 in the other semifinal.

It was the first time the world No. 22 Auger-Aliassime had faced ninth-ranked Schwartzman.

The Canadian had four aces to Schwartzman’s none, but also committed eight double faults to the Argentinian’s two.

The German team of Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies topped Marcus Daniell of New Zealand and Philipp Oswald of Austria 6-4, … Read More

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Unbeaten lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov retired from mixed martial arts after stopping Justin Gaethje with a triangle choke early in the second round at UFC 254 on Saturday night.

Nurmagomedov (29-0) made the announcement immediately after he impressively finished his first fight since the death of his father and lifelong coach in July. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov had a heart problem exacerbated by COVID-19, and his son was overcome by tears in the cage moments after choking Gaethje unconscious 1:34 into the second round of his third UFC title defence.

“This is my last fight,” Nurmagomedov

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Milwaukee Bucks guard George Hill said the importance of Wisconsin in the upcoming election caused him to fly back here this weekend to assist in a local voting drive.

Hill, who lives in San Antonio, worked alongside about 50 volunteers from the Milwaukee-based organization Common Ground walking through local neighbourhoods Saturday to encourage people to vote early.

“This (state) could make or break the election,” Hill said. “To spend a couple of dollars to get on a flight to come back here, to get out and knock on doors and go around this city, to show them that I care

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