鈥淚t鈥檚 a good transition because I want to carry on playing but I鈥檓 almost 40 and it鈥檚 important for me to prepare for my later career. In Chicago, where attendances have been boosted by the early-season signing of Bastian Schweinsteiger, the Fire beat the Crew in front of an uncommonly lively Toyota Park crowd. Like he said, he didn鈥檛 make enough plays for his team to win. Meanwhile, competition in the Western Conference should be a huge test for the Warriors, even though they are, once again, the best team in basketball. Jones, a native of Endicott, New York, is expected to make the trip and attend the pay-per-view event in Buffalo. The German pitted for new soft rubber on lap 34 and Hamilton stayed out for three more laps 鈥?long enough to ensure he could take new boots and exit ahead of Raikkonen. Those back?to?back birdies put him two under for the tournament, in the thick of it. Els also finished the runner-up here twice, in 2000 and 2004. Cormier (19-1) took the chance to call out British contender Jimi Manuwa, who was in Buffalo to watch the contest, before turning his attention to Jones. an Pablo Montoya 鈥?who has two of the three but not Le Mans 鈥?and Jacques Villeneuve, who qualifies for the alternative version of the crown with the Indy and the F1 championship rather than Monaco, have even been in with a shout.