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Boullier defends role at McLaren after ‘Freddo-gate’

11:00 AM ET LE CASTELLET, France — Eric Boullier was forced to defend his position as McLaren’s racing director on Friday after a report emerged in the Daily Mail that some factory-based employees had lost faith in the team’s management structure. An anonymous source told the Daily Mail that team members had been rewarded with…

Spa signs new race deal until 2021

7:38 AM ET The future of the Belgian Grand Prix has been secured until the end of 2021 after F1 signed a new contract with Spa Grand Prix. The race takes place on one of the calendar’s most fearsome and impressive circuits — Spa-Francorchamps — and its current contract was due to expire after this…

What can the Celtics trade for Kawhi Leonard?

8:46 AM ET After Friday’s news that Kawhi Leonard wants to be traded, Kevin Pelton and Bobby Marks talked about what the Boston Celtics should consider in a trade offer for Leonard: Boston’s ‘good problem’ Kevin Pelton: The Boston Celtics are on the clock for Kawhi Leonard. That’s what I took from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski…

Brown: Alonso has shown he’s a team player at Le Mans

4:00 AM ET LE MANS, France — McLaren boss Zak Brown says Fernando Alonso has shown his qualities as a team player in preparations for his Le Mans 24 Hours debut. Alonso and his teammates in the No.8 Toyota car will start from pole position thanks to a lap from Kazuki Nakajima in qualifying earlier…

Ilya Kovalchuk is coming back! So … how good is he?

11:53 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Ilya Kovalchuk is returning to the NHL after leaving for Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League in 2013 and is one of the most coveted offensive stars on the unrestricted free agent market. How did we get here, where is he going and what’s left in the tank for the 35-year-old? Here’s…