Mercedes have once again dominated Formula One this year but their rivals are closing the gap. Both Ferrari and Red Bull have enjoyed success since rules changes were made last winter to make cars faster and wider. Mercedes are on course to win the Constructors’ Championship with their W08 car this year, while Lewis Hamilton could claim the Drivers’ Championship at the US Grand Prix on Sunday. But technical problems, which Toto Wolff has previously described as “gremlins” in the car, have dogged the team all year. And technical boss James Allison says Mercedes aim to correct those issues for the 2018 campaign.
Oct 15 (Gracenote) - FedEx Cup rankings 1. (1) Brendan Steele (U.S.) 556 2. Pat Perez (U.S.) 500 3. Keegan Bradley (U.S.) 300 3. (2) Tony Finau (U.S.) 300 5. (61) Kang Sung-Hoon (South Korea) 167 6. (3) Chesson Hadley (U.S.) 163 6. (3) Phil Mickelson (U.S.) 163 6. Xander Schauffele (U.S.) 163 9. (9) Nick Taylor (Canada) 129 10. (5) Graham DeLaet (Canada) 111 11. (30) Lucas Glover (U.S.) 109 12. (5) Tyler Duncan (U.S.) 105 12. Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) 105 12. Cameron Smith (Australia) 105 15. (13) Chez Reavie (U.S.) 104 16. (7) Bud Cauley (U.S.) 91 17. (7) Andrew Landry (U.S.) 88 18. ...
It was meant to be an eternal reminder of Olympic ideals and the glory of the Games. The "sacred" flame from Tokyo's 1964 Olympics was meant to burn forever... but an embarrassed official has revealed that it actually went out four years ago. It was then divided and sent to the cities of Kagoshima, Miyazaki and Chitose.
Benoit Pouliot scored the decisive goal late in the second period, and goaltender Chad Johnson made 25 saves as the Buffalo Sabres beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 on Sunday. Buffalo (1-4-1) earned its first win of the season, outshooting the Ducks 31-26. It was coach Phil Housley's first victory with the club.